Temporal Top Ten – 2010

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Number of movies seen from this year – 153
Number of movies reviewed – 165 (including 12 Encore Reviews)


2010 was another great year for movies.

My #1 is once again another Nolan movie which completely blew everyone’s mind when it came out. I know that one day he will he recognized for his imagination and for the way he has injected so many original ideas into the realm of movies. I guess we all will just need to be patient.

My #2 is a miniseries created by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg that was a companion piece to their amazing Band of Brothers. It is a very brutally honest look at how soldiers act and react during a war.

#3 is a Pixar movie that has the distinction of being one of only 3 animated movies ever nominated for Best Picture and it truly was deserving of this recognition.

#4 was the ultimate Best Picture Winner which is a great biopic of a ruler trying to overcome his own issues in order to spread confidence among his people.

#5 is an amazing thriller that all takes place in one cramped space. Truly riveting.

#6 is a heartwarming tale of a father’s journey after his son mysteriously dies in a foreign country.

#7 is one of my favorite sports movies that tells the tale of an award winning horse and its owner.

#8 is a cute teenage love story told from two different perspectives and is very enjoyable to watch.

#9 is a Dreamworks animated movie that does a wonderful job of giving us an adventure during a time long ago along with a very unexpected friendship.

Finally my #10 is the beginning of the end of a beloved magical franchise.

Update 1 Feb 2017 – Death at a Funeral is now #8 on the list, all subsequent entries have been moved down one slot

My Top Tenhp TDH

Honorable Mention – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 1httyd

10. How to Train Your Dragonflipped

9. Flippeddeath

8. Death at a FuneralSecretariat

7. Secretariatthe way

6. The Wayburied

5. Buriedkings speech

4. The King’s Speechtoy story

3. Toy Story 3001_hbo_the_pacific_vlc_blu-ray

2. The Pacificinception

1. Inception

Here’s a complete list of movies that I’ve seen from 2010

  1. 127 Hours
  2. The 5th Quarter
  3. A-Team, The
  4. Alice in Wonderland
  5. All Good Things
  6. American, The
  7. Amish Grace
  8. Animal Kingdom
  9. Another Year
  10. Back-up Plan, The
  11. Bang Bang Club, The
  12. Barney’s Version
  13. Batman: Under the Red Hood
  14. Best and the Brightest, The
  15. Billy Joel: The Fighter
  16. Biutiful
  17. Book of Eli, The
  18. Beginners
  19. Black Swan
  20. Blue Valentine
  21. Buried   Encore Review   Encore Review 2
  22. Casino Jack
  23. Catfish
  24. Cave of Forgotten Dreams
  25. Certified Copy
  26. Chasing 3000
  27. Chronicles of Narnia, The: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  28. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
  29. Company Men, The
  30. Conviction
  31. Cop Out
  32. Crush, The
  33. Date Night
  34. Dead, The
  35. Death at a Funeral  Encore Review
  36. Debt, The
  37. Despicable Me
  38. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  39. Dinner for Schmucks
  40. Due Date
  41. Easy A
  42. Edge of Darkness
  43. Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within
  44. Every Day
  45. Everything Must Go
  46. Expendables, The
  47. Extraordinary Measures
  48. Fair Game
  49. Fighter, The
  50. Flipped
  51. Four Lions
  52. Get Him to the Greek
  53. Ghost Writer, The
  54. Going the Distance
  55. Green Zone
  56. Greenberg
  57. Grown Ups
  58. Gulliver’s Travels
  59. Happythankyoumoreplease
  60. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
  61. Hereafter
  62. Hot Tub Time Machine
  63. How Do You Know
  64. How to Make Love to a Woman
  65. How to Train Your Dragon
  66. Howl
  67. I Saw the Devil
  68. I’m Here
  69. Inception  Encore Review    Encore Review 2  Encore Review 3
  70. Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible
  71. Inside Job
  72. Insidious
  73. Iron Man 2                     Encore Review
  74. It’s Kind of a Funny Story
  75. Jack Goes Boating
  76. Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story
  77. Jonah Hex
  78. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
  79. Karate Kid, The
  80. Kick-Ass
  81. Kids Are All Right, The
  82. Killer Inside Me, The
  83. King’s Speech, The Encore Review   Encore Review 2
  84. Knight and Day
  85. Last Night
  86. Last Song, The
  87. Leap Year
  88. Legion
  89. Lego Star Wars: Bombad Bounty
  90. LennoNYC
  91. Life as We Know It
  92. Little Fockers
  93. Lost Thing, The
  94. Love & Other Drugs
  95. Lunopolis
  96. Made in Dagenham
  97. Main Street
  98. Making of the Pacific
  99. Megamind
  100. Morning Glory
  101. My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend
  102. Never Let Me Go
  103. Next Three Days, The
  104. Other Guys, The
  105. Pacific, The Encore Review   Encore Review 2
  106. People Vs. George Lucas, The
  107. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief
  108. Planet Hulk
  109. Predators
  110. Rabbit Hole
  111. RED
  112. Reef, The
  113. Restrepo
  114. Salt
  115. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  116. Secretariat
  117. Senna
  118. Shanghai
  119. She’s Out of My League
  120. Shrek Forever After
  121. Shutter Island
  122. Silly Little Game: ESPN 30 for 30
  123. Social Network, The
  124. Socks and Cakes
  125. Sorcerer’s Apprentice, The
  126. Special Relationship, The
  127. Storming Juno
  128. Strangers No More
  129. Super
  130. Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
  131. Switch, The
  132. Takers
  133. Tangled
  134. Tomorrow, When the War Began
  135. Tourist, The
  136. Town, The
  137. Toy Story 3  Encore Review
  138. Trial, The
  139. TRON: Legacy
  140. True Grit
  141. Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil
  142. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
  143. Unstoppable      Encore Review
  144. Unthinkable
  145. Valentine’s Day
  146. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
  147. Wartorn: 1861-2010
  148. Way, The
  149. Way Back, The
  150. Whistleblower, The
  151. Winter’s Bone
  152. Yogi Bear
  153. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger



10 thoughts on “Temporal Top Ten – 2010

  1. That was a good year for films. I would put How to Train your Dragon a bit higher. I so enjoyed that movie.I think your number 1 is spot on, of course. I never saw flipped nor the Harry Potter series.

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  3. Inception is an incredible movie and solid no1. I also love that Buried is getting some appreciation. Not enough people have seen it and considering how brutal it is on Reynolds and how he acts, it deserves more recognition than it has.


  4. Nice list, though I think mine would be quite different. But I’m glad we share the same views on Inception 🙂 Mind-blowing and totally inventive. It just keeps you on the edge the whole time. I like Black Swan and The Social Network as well.


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