Temporal Top Ten – 2011


2011

top ten

Number of movies seen from this year – 154
Number of movies reviewed – 118 (including 6 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.

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

6. All-Star Superman

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5. Captain America: The First Avenger

4. A Better Lifehugo

3. Hugo

2. Arthur Christmassource 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
  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
  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
  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
  47. Friends with Benefits
  48. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
  49. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The
  50. Good Morning, Killer
  51. Good Old Fashioned Orgy, A
  52. Goon
  53. Green Hornet, The
  54. Green Lantern
  55. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
  56. Grey, The
  57. Guard, The
  58. Hall Pass
  59. Hangover Part II, The
  60. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  61. Have A Little Faith
  62. He Has Seen War
  63. Hell and Back Again
  64. Help, The
  65. Hide
  66. Hitler’s Children
  67. Horrible Bosses
  68. Hugo
  69. Hunter, The
  70. I Am Number Four
  71. Ides of March, The
  72. If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
  73. In Time
  74. Inbetweeners Movie, The
  75. Innocent
  76. Into the Abyss
  77. Intouchables, The
  78. Iron Lady, The
  79. J. Edgar
  80. Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray
  81. Just Go With It
  82. Kennedys, The
  83. Kill List
  84. Killer Joe
  85. Kung Fu Panda 2
  86. Larry Crowne
  87. Like Crazy
  88. Limitless
  89. Lincoln Lawyer, The
  90. Love
  91. Lunopolis
  92. Margaret
  93. Margin Call
  94. Midnight in Paris
  95. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
  96. Moneyball
  97. Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  98. Muppets, The
  99. My Week with Marilyn
  100. Newlyweds
  101. No Strings Attached
  102. A Noble Lie: Oklahoma City 1995
  103. One Day
  104. Pariah
  105. Paul
  106. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  107. Raid, The: Redemption
  108. Rampart
  109. Rango
  110. Real Steel
  111. Red State
  112. Resident, The
  113. Rio
  114. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  115. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
  116. Scream 4
  117. Season of the Witch
  118. Separation, A
  119. Shame
  120. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  121. Shuffle
  122. Silent Witness
  123. Singham
  124. Sitter, The
  125. Smurfs, The
  126. Source Code  Encore Review  Encore Review 2
  127. Straw Dogs
  128. Super 8
  129. Take Me Home Tonight
  130. Take Shelter
  131. Take This Waltz
  132. This Must Be the Place
  133. Thor  Encore Review
  134. Three Musketeers, The
  135. Thurgood
  136. Ticking Clock
  137. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  138. Tower Heist
  139. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  140. Tree of Life, The
  141. Twilight Saga, The: Breaking Dawn Part I (2011)
  142. Tyrannosaur
  143. Undefeated
  144. United
  145. Unknown
  146. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
  147. W.E.
  148. War Horse
  149. Warrior
  150. Water for Elephants
  151. We Bought a Zoo
  152. We Need to Talk About Kevin
  153. Wrinkles
  154. 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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