Temporal Top Ten – 2007

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Number of movies seen from this year – 147
Number of movies reviewed – 120 (Including 3 Encore Reviews)

To me, 2007 will always be a year of so many good movies, but few great movies.

Even the 5 BP nominees were far from being perfect and as u’ll see shortly, only two three made my top ten (updated Dec ’17). The other three two just fall short of their potential IMHO.

If u’r paying attention, you’ll notice that I recently watched numerous films from this year in order to reevaluate my thought on them.

So far, this year was the hardest to decide on my top ten.

Guess I can say that I’m grateful to have seen a few great documentaries and foreign language films that helped populate this list because they really blew me away.

Update 11 Jul 2017 – In an unprecedented move, I have for the very first time replaced my #1 film of a year. Mr. Warmth was such an amazing Documentary that it truly deserves the top spot. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 6 Aug 2017 – TimeCrimes has now become my #6. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 1 Oct 2017 – Purple Violets has now become my #7. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 4 Dec 2017 – Zodiac is now my #1 and There Will Be Blood is my #2 All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 1 Jan 2018 – Into the Wild is now my #3.  All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 3 Mar 2019 – The War is now my #1.  All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.


My Top Tenbeaufort

Honorable Mention  – BeaufortCounterfeiters_ver3

Honorable mention  – The Counterfeitersjuno

Honorable mention  – Junobeckoning silence

Honorable Mention  – The Beckoning Silencelookout

Honorable Mention  – The Lookoutalive day

Honorable Mention  – Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq

Honorable Mention – Purple Violets

10. TimeCrimes

gone baby gone

9. Gone Baby Goneno country

8. No Country For Old Menpixar story

7. The Pixar Storyshadow

6. In The Shadow of the Moon

5. Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

4. Into the Wild
3. There Will Be Blood
2. Zodiac

  1. The War

Here’s a complete list of movies that I’ve seen from 2007

  1. 1408
  2. 28 Weeks Later
  3. 3:10 to Yuma
  4. 5 Centimeters Per Second
  5. 88 Minutes
  6. Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq
  7. American Gangster
  8. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  9. Atonement
  10. August Rush
  11. AVP: Requiem
  12. Awake
  13. The Band’s Visit
  14. Battle For Terra
  15. Battlestar Galactica: Razor
  16. Beaufort
  17. Because I Said So
  18. The Beckoning Silence
  19. Bee Movie
  20. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
  21. The Bourne Ultimatum
  22. The Brave One
  23. Breach
  24. Bridge to Terabithia
  25. The Brothers Solomon
  26. The Bucket List
  27. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
  28. Charlie Bartlett
  29. Charlie Wilson’s War
  30. Cleaner
  31. The Contestant
  32. Control
  33. The Counterfeiters
  34. Dan in Real Life
  35. Day Zero
  36. Death and Life of Bobby Z
  37. Death At A Funeral
  38. Death Proof
  39. Death Sentence
  40. Disturbia
  41. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  42. Eastern Promises
  43. Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  44. Enchanted
  45. Encounters At The End of the World
  46. Evan Almighty
  47. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
  48. Feast of Love
  49. The Final Season
  50. Fracture
  51. Funny Games
  52. Ghost Rider
  53. The Golden Compass
  54. Gone Baby Gone
  55. Good Luck Chuck
  56. Grace Is Gone
  57. Gracie
  58. The Great Debaters
  59. Hank Aaron: ESPN SportsCentury
  60. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  61. The Heartbreak Kid
  62. Hitman
  63. Hoop Reality
  64. Hot Fuzz
  65. The Hunting Party
  66. I Am Legend
  67. I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
  68. I Think I Love My Wife
  69. I’m Not There
  70. In Search of a Midnight Kiss
  71. In the Shadow of the Moon      Encore Review
  72. In the Valley of Elah
  73. Into the Wild
  74. The Invisible
  75. Juno
  76. The Kingdom
  77. The Kite Runner
  78. Knocked Up
  79. La Vie En Rose
  80. Lars and the Real Girl
  81. License to Wed
  82. Lions for Lambs
  83. Live Free or Die Hard  Encore Review
  84. The Lookout
  85. Lucky You
  86. The Man from Earth
  87. Martian Child
  88. Meet The Robinsons
  89. Michael Clayton
  90. Mighty Heart, A
  91. The Mist
  92. Mitch Albom’s For One More Day
  93. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
  94. Mr. Bean’s Holiday
  95. Mr. Brooks
  96. Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium
  97. Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
  98. Music and Lyrics
  99. Music Within
  100. National Treasure: Book of Secrets
  101. Next
  102. The Nines
  103. No Country for Old Men
  104. Ocean’s Thirteen
  105. Once
  106. The Orphanage
  107. P.S. I Love You
  108. Paranoid Park
  109. Perfect Stranger
  110. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
  111. The Pixar Story
  112. Planet Terror
  113. Premonition
  114. Purple Violets
  115. Ratatouille
  116. Reign Over Me
  117. Rendition
  118. Reservation Road
  119. Resurrecting the Champ
  120. Rush Hour 3
  121. The Savages
  122. Shooter
  123. Shrek the Third
  124. Sicko
  125. Six days in June
  126. Slacker Uprising
  127. Species IV: The Awakening
  128. Spider-Man 3
  129. Stardust
  130. Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
  131. Sunshine
  132. Superbad
  133. Superman/Doomsday
  134. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  135. The Ten
  136. There Will Be Blood
  137. Timecrimes   Encore Review 
  138. Transformers
  139. Trick ‘r Treat
  140. Validation
  141. The Visitor
  142. Waitress
  143. War, The
  144. We Own the Night
  145. With a Little Patience
  146. YPF
  147. Zodiac




8 thoughts on “Temporal Top Ten – 2007

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  2. Huh. Would you believe the only films on this list I’ve seen are your #4 and your $3. Of those two, I liked Gone Baby Gone a lot. No Country, however, does very little for me – I don’t think the characters interesting in the least. It is probably my least favorite Coen flick.

    Obviously, I haven’t seen all that many films from this year, but I think my favorite (at least of those on your list of viewed films) is probably Enchanted. I also think Knocked Up is pretty brilliant.

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    • I liked knocked up a lot the first time I saw it. I still find it fun, but not as great as it felt originally. This was a very difficult top ten for me because as I stated in my intro, lots of very good movies but not great ones. I wasnt the biggest fan of enchanted. No Country probably shouldn’t have been so high but it’s a great story just told in a very obscure way that only the Coen brothers could do

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  3. 2007 was a great year. Juno is definitely worthy of your top ten along with Gone Baby Gone and The Lookout (so underrated). My list would probably include August Rush and Disturbia for sure. Maybe Atonement. I really enjoyed Enchanted and Bridge to Terabithia also 🙂 Its not a great movie but The Invisible had a pretty good premise.


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