Top Ten Best Movies of the 21st Century

The Top Ten
1 The Dark Knight

This movie definitely has the most evil villain you can imagine - this guy is crazy. No, actually he isn't: The Joker is nothing more than a bank robber and assassin, but the best one ever "created". Late Heath Ledger justly won his Oscar for the best supporting actor. This movie has the best and most twisted story I know, in which the good guys turn bad and prisoners become heroes. The Batman himself is the Dark Knight who saves lives without anyone saying thank you. This movie shows an unbelievable character development and is just perfect.

2 The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King

Surprised that even when so much had to be covered in so little time - and the movie did last for more than three hours - it still lived up to the high standards of the book. Skillfully made and aptly directed. The actors too have executed their task well.

It's unfair to split The Lord of the Rings because Tolkien meant for it to be all one book. And the movies too should truly be considered one massive film, which if it were the case, would easily top this list.

Nevertheless, LOTR: ROTK deserves to be #1. The Dark Knight is fantastic, and I absolutely love it, but nothing beats The Return of the King. There was a reason it clean-swept the Oscars.

3 Inception

People, are you serious? There's no way any of these movies is better than Inception. Perfect shot. Best storyline I've ever seen. Great acting. Amazing action. Just a perfect movie. It was as interesting as it was confusing, but in this movie, it is a good thing.

Easily the best movie of not only the 21st century but perhaps all time, Inception brings so much to the table. Amazing visuals, perfect scenes, emotional aspects, and so much more is what Inception offers. It's a practically perfect movie.

4 The Avengers

I have watched this movie over and over again.

This is an awesome movie. Make it higher!

5 Toy Story 3
6 The Departed

Should be 2nd, this movie had Jack Nicholson, one of the best actors of all time.

Best work by DiCaprio. Best work by Scorsese. Jack Nicholson just has a way about him that makes you say, "Hey, that man's crazy."

7 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Best movie of the century, definitely.

8 Pan's Labyrinth

Gruesome, magical, horrifying, hopeful... There are a plethora of words that could be used to describe this film. The best films have comedy in the mix, but that would ruin this masterpiece. From the very outset, you are in tune with the feelings of this girl as she tries to make her way in hard times and even harder places.

9 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
10 Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

If there's one movie that realistically delves into this relationship business, it's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Beautiful, poetic, subtle, and moving. This is the "Inception" of chick flicks or any other romantic movie.

Best romantic movie ever released. Period!

The Contenders
11 Moonlight

This is without question the best movie of the 21st Century. It is absolutely perfect in every way and ticks off every box on what makes a great film.

12 Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest

A good mix of action, adventure, and comedy. A stellar cast including Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley all in a well-written plot. Definitely a franchise favorite.

Quite the thriller. May not be the absolute best but definitely one of them.

Interesting to see Twilight here. Cannot imagine who would call it good acting though.

It's a well-planned movie. Nice, settled, and very thrilling.

13 The Human Centipede II, Full Sequence
14 City of God
15 Inglourious Basterds

Proof that Quentin Tarantino movies never get old, because nobody gets sick of bloody violence and cursing.

Hitler gets shot in the face and Brad Pitt speaks in a hilarious accent. What else could you possibly want?

16 Pacific Rim
17 Boyhood
18 In the Mood for Love
19 The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring

I liked it better than The Two Towers, to be honest.

20 Avatar

Let's go blue people! (No offense if I hurt somebody's feelings or something)

21 No Country for Old Men

Perhaps the best movie ever! Should be at the very top of this list. This is no "kids" movie like the Batman stuff--I mean come on, are you kidding me?

You have no idea how brilliant this movie is unless you've seen it. Go for it - I call it Human Terminator - Part I.

This is the best of the best. You must see it. Great acting. Great script. Great execution. Great movie.

22 Transformers

Transformers is my favorite movie of all time. And the fact that they play my favorite song, Linkin Park's What I've Done, in it makes it even better.

The other Transformers movies are kinda bland, but this first one was good.

23 The Maze Runner
24 Wreck-It Ralph

I love this movie. It's hilarious, and I've watched it so many times.

I'm gonna wreck it! No, let me fix it!

25 Django Unchained

How is this not number 1? And how are there no other Tarantino films in the top 10?

Definitely the best movie I've ever seen. Christoph Waltz plays King Schultz amazingly, and you have no choice but to love him!

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