Temporal Top Ten – 2007


2007
top ten

Number of movies seen from this year – 162
Number of movies reviewed – 141 (Including 5 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. Arranged
  9. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  10. Atonement
  11. August Rush
  12. AVP: Requiem
  13. Awake
  14. The Band’s Visit
  15. Battle For Terra
  16. Battle in Seattle
  17. Battlestar Galactica: Razor
  18. Beaufort
  19. Because I Said So
  20. The Beckoning Silence
  21. Bee Movie
  22. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
  23. The Bourne Ultimatum
  24. The Brave One
  25. Breach
  26. Bridge to Terabithia
  27. The Brothers Solomon
  28. The Bucket List
  29. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
  30. Carol Burnett: A Women of Character
  31. Charlie Bartlett
  32. Charlie Wilson’s War
  33. Cleaner
  34. The Contestant
  35. Control
  36. The Counterfeiters
  37. Crazy Sexy Cancer
  38. Dan in Real Life    Encore Review
  39. Day Zero
  40. Death and Life of Bobby Z
  41. Death At A Funeral
  42. Death Proof
  43. Death Sentence
  44. Disturbia
  45. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  46. Doctor Strange
  47. Eastern Promises
  48. Elite Squad
  49. Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  50. Enchanted
  51. Encounters At The End of the World
  52. Evan Almighty
  53. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
  54. Feast of Love
  55. The Final Season
  56. Fracture
  57. Funny Games
  58. Ghost Rider
  59. The Golden Compass
  60. Gone Baby Gone
  61. Good Luck Chuck
  62. Good ‘Ol Charles Schulz
  63. Grace Is Gone
  64. Gracie
  65. Great Debaters, The
  66. Hank Aaron: ESPN SportsCentury
  67. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  68. The Heartbreak Kid
  69. Hitman
  70. Hoop Reality
  71. Hot Fuzz
  72. Hot Rod
  73. The Hunting Party
  74. I Am Legend
  75. I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
  76. I Think I Love My Wife
  77. I’m Not There
  78. In Search of a Midnight Kiss
  79. In the Shadow of the Moon      Encore Review
  80. In the Valley of Elah
  81. Into the Wild
  82. The Invisible
  83. Juno
  84. The Kingdom
  85. The Kite Runner
  86. Knocked Up
  87. La Vie En Rose
  88. Lars and the Real Girl
  89. License to Wed
  90. Lions for Lambs
  91. Live Free or Die Hard  Encore Review
  92. The Lookout
  93. Lucky You
  94. The Man from Earth
  95. Martian Child
  96. Meet The Robinsons
  97. Michael Clayton
  98. Mighty Heart, A
  99. The Mist
  100. Mitch Albom’s For One More Day
  101. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan
  102. Mr. Bean’s Holiday
  103. Mr. Brooks
  104. Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium
  105. Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
  106. Music and Lyrics
  107. Music Within
  108. National Treasure: Book of Secrets
  109. Next
  110. The Nines
  111. No Country for Old Men
  112. Norbit
  113. Numb
  114. Ocean’s Thirteen
  115. Once
  116. The Orphanage
  117. P.S. I Love You
  118. Paranoid Park
  119. Perfect Stranger
  120. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
  121. The Pixar Story
  122. Planet Terror
  123. Premonition
  124. Purple Violets
  125. Ratatouille
  126. Reign Over Me
  127. Rendition
  128. Reservation Road
  129. Resurrecting the Champ
  130. Rise of the Footsoldier
  131. Rush Hour 3
  132. The Savages
  133. Shooter
  134. Shrek the Third
  135. Sicko
  136. Six days in June
  137. Slacker Uprising
  138. Species IV: The Awakening
  139. Spider-Man 3
  140. Stardust
  141. Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
  142. Sunshine
  143. Superbad
  144. Superman/Doomsday
  145. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  146. The Ten
  147. Then She Found Me
  148. There Will Be Blood
  149. Timecrimes   Encore Review 
  150. Transformers
  151. Trick ‘r Treat
  152. Until Death
  153. Validation
  154. The Visitor
  155. Waitress
  156. War, The
  157. We Own the Night
  158. Wild Hogs
  159. With a Little Patience
  160. Wonder of It All, The
  161. YPF
  162. Zodiac   Encore Review

 

 

 

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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