Temporal Top Ten – 2006

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Number of movies seen from this year – 138
Number of movies reviewed – 135 (Including 13 Encore Reviews)


This is a year where I was completely blown away by some of the movies.

My list is populated by a number of movies which are known by most to be great, but most of my list are not your run of the mill choices and the genre diversity is very interesting.

My #1 is a movie that I am emotionally overcome every time I’ve seen it because it is a powerful story of normal people taking heroic measures.

#2 and #3 were both best picture Nominees with #2 taking home the prize.

#4 is an unbelievable foreign sci-fi fantasy that enthralls me despite my affinity to not enjoying non-English language movies

#5 is one of the best Bond films ever made.

#6 is a great documentary about the movie rating system.

#7 is a modern day thriller that feels so real and it is also the only movie on this list that I saw for the first time only after beginning this site.

#8 is a heartwarming true tale of how a community learned to recover from tragedy.

#9 is a great thriller/bank heist that gets just about everything to work right.

And #10 is Pixar’s return to form

My Top Tencars

10. Cars inside man

9. Inside Manmarshall

8. We Are Marshallright at your door

7. Right At Your Door

6. This Film is Not Yet Ratedcasino royale

5. Casino Royalepan

4. Pan’s Labyrinthiwo jima

3. Letters From Iwo Jimadeparted

2. The Departedunited 93

1. United 93

Here’s a complete list of movies that I’ve seen from 2006

  1. 10th Man, The
  2. 16 Blocks
  3. 300
  4. A Good Year
  5. A Scanner Darkly
  6. Accepted
  7. Amazing Grace
  8. Apocalypto
  9. Away From Her
  10. Babel
  11. The Benchwarmers
  12. Black Book
  13. Black Dahlia, The
  14. Blind Dating
  15. Blood Diamond
  16. Bobby
  17. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  18. The Break-Up
  19. Bridge, The
  20. Broken Bridges
  21. Broken Trail
  22. Cars  Encore Review
  23. Casino Royale Encore Review   Encore Review 2
  24. Charlotte’s Web
  25. Children of Men
  26. Clerks II
  27. Click
  28. Come Early Morning
  29. Confession of Pain
  30. The Da Vinci Code
  31. Date Movie
  32. Death of a President
  33. Deck the Halls
  34. Déjà vu
  35. Deliver Us From Evil
  36. Departed, The  Encore Review   Encore Review 2
  37. Desperation
  38. The Devil Wears Prada
  39. Dreamgirls
  40. Eragon
  41. Failure to Launch
  42. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  43. Final Destination 3
  44. Find Me Guilty
  45. Firewall
  46. Flags of Our Fathers
  47. Flight 93
  48. Flyboys
  49. For Your Consideration
  50. Fountain, The
  51. Friends With Money
  52. Girl Who Leapt Through Time, The
  53. Glory Road
  54. The Good German
  55. The Good Shepherd
  56. Gridiron Gang
  57. The Groomsmen
  58. The Guardian
  59. Hacking Democracy
  60. Half Nelson
  61. Happy Feet
  62. Hoax, The
  63. The Holiday
  64. Hollywoodland
  65. Idiocracy
  66. The Illusionist
  67. Inconvenient Truth, An
  68. Inside Man
  69. Inside the Twin Towers
  70. Invincible    Encore Review
  71. Keeping Up with the Steins
  72. Lady in the Water
  73. The Lake House
  74. The Last King of Scotland
  75. The Last Time
  76. Letters from Iwo Jima
  77. Little Children
  78. Little Miss Sunshine
  79. The Lives of Others
  80. Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman
  81. Lucky Number Slevin
  82. Man of the Year
  83. Marie Antoinette
  84. Marilyn Monroe: Still Life
  85. Miami Vice
  86. Mission: Impossible III   Encore Review
  87. My Super Ex-Girlfriend
  88. The Namesake
  89. Night at the Museum
  90. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-Autopsy Room Four
  91. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-Battleground
  92. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-Crouch End
  93. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-End of the Whole Mess, The
  94. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-Fifth Quarter, The
  95. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-Road Virus Heads North, The
  96. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-Umney’s Last Case
  97. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)-You Know They Got a Hell of a Band
  98. Notes on a Scandal
  99. O Jerusalem
  100. On Native Soil
  101. One Night With the King
  102. Pan’s Labyrinth
  103. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  104. Poseidon
  105. The Prestige Encore Review
  106. The Pursuit of Happyness
  107. The Queen
  108. Rescue Dawn
  109. Right at Your Door
  110. Rocky Balboa
  111. The Ron Clark Story
  112. Running Scared
  113. RV
  114. Santa Baby
  115. The Sentinel
  116. Severance
  117. The Shaggy Dog
  118. Snakes on a Plane  Encore Review
  119. Southland Tales
  120. Starter for 10
  121. Stranger Than Fiction
  122. Superman Returns
  123. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
  124. Tell No One
  125. This Film Is Not Yet Rated
  126. This is England
  127. Ultimate Avengers
  128. Ultimate Gift, The
  129. United 93 Encore Review  Encore Review 2  Encore Review 3 Encore Review 4  Encore Review 5
  130. Venus
  131. Volver
  132. We Are Marshall
  133. Wedding Daze
  134. Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy
  135. The Wicker Man
  136. The Wind that Shakes the Barley
  137. World Trade Center
  138. X-Men: The Last Stand  Encore Review



20 thoughts on “Temporal Top Ten – 2006

  1. United 93 is hands down one of the most heart-wrenching films I have ever seen. If someone were to get through this film without shedding a single tear I would be hard-pressed to believe that they have a soul.

    As for The Departed I was glad to see Scorsese win the Best Director Oscar but I have but one question for the voters: what the hell were you watching all these years?

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  2. So glad to see Pan’s Labyrinth and Black Book on this list! Truly spectacular films.

    But I would also add The Lives of Others and Volver to the list, they’re some of the best films released in 2006. Susanne Bier’s After the Wedding is also pretty great.


  3. Some excellent choices, though I’d include The Prestige, Pursuit of Happyness, Amazing Grace, and the second Pirates film. This was a good year. Never heard of Black Book, and I really ought to see United 93. I’ll plan on it soon.

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  4. This is another year from which I’ve seen very few movies. I saw The Departed (good, though I don’t love it as much as others), Cars (very entertaining), and Pan’s Labrynth (my favorite from the few I’ve seen from that year).

    The rest of the flicks on this list? I got nothing.


    • The only movie on this list that I think is a must-see is United 93, if you get a chance, I suggest that you try and see it. It is by far much, much better than anything else that came out that year

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  6. United 93 is in my list of great movies that will only be watched once. The Departed is excellent and one of my favourite films of all time. Still haven’t seen Pan’s Labyrinth! Great list as always.

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