Temporal Top Ten – 2011


2011

top ten

Number of movies seen from this year – 158
Number of movies reviewed – 135 (including 11 Encore Reviews)

As always, my choices for the best movies of this particular year don’t conform with all of the mainstream choices, but that’s one of the things that makes me unique.

This year had 9 Oscar nominated Best Picture films, but only 3 made my list (not even the ultimate winner)

My #1 is a great sci-fi/time travel movie that I can watch over and over again (like Groundhog Day (1993), u can do that in one viewing)

#2 is my favorite of the Best Picture nominees, that was a really heartwarming tale that felt magical.

#4 and #5 are my other two BP nominee choices

#3 and #7 are great superhero films that debuted that year

#6 is an Israeli film that is one of my favorites because I am very familiar with the world it takes place in.

#8 was a surprise favorite that is a really moving story about brotherly love and rivalry

#9 is proof that motion capture movies can work

 

Update 6 Aug 2017 – Midnight in Paris has now become my #7. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 1 Jan 2018 – Arthur Christmas has now become my #2. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 6 Mar 2018 – All-Star Superman has now become my #5. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 10 Apr 2018 – A Better Life has now become my #4. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

Update 1 Mar 2020 – All-Star Superman has now become my #2. All subsequent films have been moved down one notch.

My Top Tentintin

Honorable mention 4 – The Adventures of Tintinwarrior

Honorable mention 3 – Warriorfirst class
Honorable mention 2 – X-Men: First Class

10 – Midnight in Parishelp

9. The Helpdescendents

9. The Descendentsfootnote

8. Footnote

7. He Has Seen War

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6. Captain America: The First Avenger

5. A Better Lifehugo

4. Hugo

3. Arthur Christmas2. All-Star Supermansource code

1. Source Code

Here’s a complete list of movies that I’ve seen from 2011

  1. 10 Years
  2. 50/50
  3. 9/11: 10 Years Later
  4. Adjustment Bureau, The
  5. Adventures of Tintin, The
  6. Age of Heroes
  7. Albert Nobbs
  8. All Superheroes Must Die
  9. All-Star Superman        Encore Review
  10. Arthur
  11. Arthur Christmas
  12. Artist, The
  13. Attack the Block
  14. Barrymore
  15. Batman: Year One
  16. Battle Los Angeles
  17. A Better Life
  18. Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience
  19. Big Year, The
  20. Bridesmaids    Encore Review
  21. Captain America: The First Avenger  Encore Review  Encore Review 2   Encore Review 3
  22. Cars 2
  23. Cedar Rapids
  24. Certain Prey
  25. Chalet Girl
  26. Change-Up, The
  27. Children Who Chase Lost Voices
  28. Cinema Verite
  29. Conan the Barbarian
  30. Contagion       Encore Review
  31. Conversation with the Masters, A: The Empire Strikes Back 30 Years Later
  32. Cowboys & Aliens
  33. Crazy, Stupid, Love
  34. Date, The
  35. Descendants, The
  36. Details, The
  37. Dilemma, The
  38. Double, The
  39. Dreams of a Life
  40. Drive
  41. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  42. Fast Five
  43. Flat, The
  44. Flypaper
  45. Footloose
  46. Footnote       Encore Review
  47. Friends with Benefits
  48. Friends With Kids
  49. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
  50. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The
  51. Good Morning, Killer
  52. Good Old Fashioned Orgy, A
  53. Goon
  54. Green Hornet, The
  55. Green Lantern
  56. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
  57. Grey, The
  58. Guard, The
  59. Hall Pass
  60. Hangover Part II, The
  61. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  62. Have A Little Faith
  63. Haywire
  64. He Has Seen War
  65. Hell and Back Again
  66. Help, The
  67. Hide
  68. Hitler’s Children
  69. Horrible Bosses
  70. Hugo
  71. Hunter, The
  72. I Am Number Four
  73. I Survived… 9/11
  74. Ides of March, The
  75. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
  76. In Time
  77. Inbetweeners Movie, The
  78. Innocent
  79. Into the Abyss
  80. Intouchables, The
  81. Iron Lady, The
  82. J. Edgar
  83. Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides
  84. Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray
  85. Just Go With It
  86. Kennedys, The
  87. Kill List
  88. Killer Joe
  89. Kung Fu Panda 2
  90. Larry Crowne
  91. Like Crazy
  92. Limitless
  93. Lincoln Lawyer, The
  94. Love
  95. Lunopolis
  96. Margaret
  97. Margin Call
  98. Midnight in Paris
  99. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
  100. Moneyball
  101. Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  102. Muppets, The
  103. My Week with Marilyn
  104. Newlyweds
  105. No Strings Attached
  106. A Noble Lie: Oklahoma City 1995
  107. One Day
  108. Pariah
  109. Paul
  110. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  111. Raid, The: Redemption
  112. Rampart
  113. Rango
  114. Real Steel
  115. Red State
  116. Resident, The
  117. Rio
  118. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  119. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
  120. Scream 4
  121. Season of the Witch
  122. Separation, A
  123. Shame
  124. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  125. Shuffle
  126. Silent Witness
  127. Singham
  128. Sitter, The
  129. Smurfs, The
  130. Source Code  Encore Review  Encore Review 2
  131. Straw Dogs
  132. Super 8
  133. Take Me Home Tonight
  134. Take Shelter
  135. Take This Waltz
  136. This Must Be the Place
  137. Thor                            Encore Review                  Encore Review 2
  138. Three Musketeers, The
  139. Thurgood
  140. Ticking Clock
  141. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  142. Tower Heist
  143. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  144. Tree of Life, The
  145. Twilight Saga, The: Breaking Dawn Part I (2011)
  146. Tyrannosaur
  147. Undefeated
  148. United
  149. Unknown
  150. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
  151. W.E.
  152. War Horse
  153. Warrior
  154. Water for Elephants
  155. We Bought a Zoo
  156. We Need to Talk About Kevin
  157. Wrinkles
  158. X-Men: First Class

 

8 thoughts on “Temporal Top Ten – 2011

  1. A great list. And a special year for me, this was when I first started up DSB and it’s interesting seeing a pretty comprehensive list of movies (damn you, Rob 😉 ) that came out of that year. A lot were on my list to see and so many I have since forgotten about. Good stuff dude

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  3. Yep, haven’t heard of #1 or 7, and I have been wanting to see Source Code ever since it came out and just haven’t for some reason. That will be remedied soon. Enjoyed most of these, but I’d switch out The Descendants for War Horse. Nice list! 🙂

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