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Old 12-31-19, 10:53 AM
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Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

With the 2010's coming to a close, thought it would be interesting to see people's favorite films over the last 10 years. This is from 2010-2019. I looked through my collection and it wasn't as easy as I thought.

I think alot of great films were released during this time, but choosing a set of films to represent an entire decade is hard. There's this mindset, at least for me, that all 10 would have to be nearly flawless, instant classic types. I don't think there were many of those kind of films.

Anyway, I'm still coming up with mine, but maybe you already know yours.

I know these will be on my final list: Mad Max, Cloud Atlas, Mud, The Art of Self-Defense, Logan

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Looper
the Conjuring
Inside Llewelyn Davis
Hell Or High Water
Max Max Fury Road
Guardians Of The Galaxy 2
Hateful Eight
Thor Ragnarok
the Irishman
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

The Turin Horse (Bela Tarr)
The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodovar)
Melancholia (Lars Von Trier)
Shame (Steve McQueen)
Drug War (Johnnie To)
Bastards (Claire Denis)
Dogtooth (Yorgos Lanthimos)
Enemy (Denis Villeneuve)
The Witch (Robert Eggers)
Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg)


If I had room for more:

Der Samurai (Till Kleinert)
A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg)
Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)
The Hateful Eight (Quentin Tarantino)
The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
You Were Never Really Here (Lynne Ramsay)
The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer)
Simon Killer (Antonio Campos)
Nymphomaniac (Lars Von Trier)
The Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson)
Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie)
The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominik)
Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami)
Winter's Bone (Debra Granik)
The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski)
Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg)
Black Swan (Darren Aranofsky)
The American (Anton Corbijn)
Kill List (Ben Wheatley)
Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer)
Sicario (Denis Villeneuve)
Bullhead (Michael R. Roskam)
Ida (Pawel Pawlikowski)
Killer Joe (William Friedkin)
Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn)
The Snowtown Murders (Justin Kurzel)
Sleeping Beauty (Julia Leigh)
We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lynne Ramsay)
Amour (Michael Haneke)
Pieta (Kim Ki-duk)
Starred Up (David Mackenzie)
Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson)
Gone Girl (David Fincher)
The Drop (Michael R. Roskam)
The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos)
American Honey (Andrea Arnold)
The Wailing (Na Hong-jin)
Nocturnal Animals (Tom Ford)
First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Yorgos Lanthimos)
Mother (Darren Aronofsky)
The House That Jack Built (Lars von Trier)
Parasite (Bong Joon-ho)
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

Ex Machina
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Knives Out
Captain America: Civil War
Avengers: Endgame
Thor: Ragnarok

Moana
The Skin I Live In
Brooklyn
Arctic


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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
A Star is Born
The Boat That Rocked
The American
The Foreigner
Ready or Not

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

Iíll just give my Top movie per year:

2019: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
2018: First Man
2017: Hostiles
2016: Hell or High Water
2015: Sicario
2014: The Grand Budapest Hotel
2013: Prisoners
2012: Skyfall
2011: Warrior
2010: Inception
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

I have not finished the Irishman or seen the Joker and Once Upon A time in Hollywood yet so I can't have the definitive list yet.

Nightcrawler
Jurassic World
Yesterday
Brooklyn
Lady Bird
Toy Story 3
Silver Linings Playbook
The Shape of Water
The Wolf of Wall Street
Her
Paddington
Ex Machina

Ok it is 12 but I will take out Silver Linings Playbook and Ex Machina since I saw the later only once.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

10 is sort of a small list for a decade.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

In no particular order:

Jodorowsky's Dune
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Where to Invade Next
Sorry to Bother You
Jo Jo Rabbit
Booksmart
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Greatest Showman
The Social Network
Predestination
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

I ended up with the following list:


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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

A rough list that will no doubt change over time, in chronological order:

UNSTOPPABLE (2010)
TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (2011, 3-D)
DJANGO UNCHAINED (2012)
WOLF CHILDREN (Japan/2012, animated)
WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (Japan/2014, animated)
SHIN GODZILLA (Japan/2016)
YOUR NAME (KIMI NO NA WA) (Japan/2016, animated)
ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD (2019)
MIDWAY (2019)
LITTLE WOMEN (2019)
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

Like others have said, really tough to narrow it down to ten, so I'll do it like this. I'll list my Top Ten (in no particular order), then list 5 Honorable Mentions (also in no particular order).

Top Ten:
Drive
American Honey
The Guest
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Tree of Life
Warrior
Contagion
Animal Kingdom
Spring Breakers
Inside Job (Documentary)

Five Honorable Mentions that just missed the cut:
The Wolf of Wall Street
Spotlight
Ex Machina
You're Next
Silver Linings Playbook

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

1. If Beale Street Could Talk
2. Drive

3. Moonlight
4. Interstellar

4. The Dark Knight Rises (I love the depiction of a superhero struggling with depression and his purpose in life)
6. Zootopia
7. Ad Astra (A look at humankind's nature and spiritual place in the universe)
7. Hidden Figures
9. Dredd (Which I think just edges out The Raid with its atmosphere and production design, as well as not having too-long fight scenes)
10. Coco or Paranorman

Honorable mentions: One Cut of the Dead, Black Panther, The Last Jedi, Nightcrawler, Grand Budapest Hotel, Prisoners, Arrival, The Tree of Life. I really need to watch Fury Road again.

Adding per year, because I like that idea:
2010: Inception or Toy Story 3. Maybe Black Swan
2011: Drive
2012: The Dark Knight Rises
2013: Prisoners
2014: Interstellar
2015: The Martian or Fury Road
2016: Moonlight
2017: Coco or The Last Jedi
2018: If Beale Street Could Talk
2019: Ad Astra

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

There are so, so many that I haven't seen yet, but these are mine in roughly chronological order:

Black Swan
The Social Network
Young Adult
Zero Dark Thirty
Her
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Inside Out
Dunkirk
They Shall Not Grow Old
Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

Originally Posted by Goonies85 View Post
Like others have said, really tough to narrow it down to ten, so I'll do it like this. I'll list my Top Ten (in no particular order), then list 5 Honorable Mentions (also in no particular order).

Top Ten:
Drive
American Honey
The Guest
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Tree of Life
Warrior
Contagion
Animal Kingdom
Spring Breakers
Inside Job (Documentary)

Five Honorable Mentions that just missed the cut:
The Wolf of Wall Street
Spotlight
Ex Machina
You're Next
Spring Breakers

Now have the Top Ten in Order by Favorite:
1.
Animal Kingdom
2. Drive
3. Inside Llewyn Davis
4. Spring Breakers
5. The Guest
6. Warrior
7. The Tree of Life
8. Inside Job (documentary)
9. Contagion
10. American Honey

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

In alphabetical order...
45 Years (2015)
Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)
The Insult (2017)
Like Crazy (2011)
Like Someone in Love (2012)
Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood (2019)
A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)
The Rider (2017)
A Separation (2011)
They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)



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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

Alphabetically:

Boyhood
The Florida Project
Kumiko the Treasure Hunter
Ingrid Goes West
The Neon Demon
Room
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Sing Street
We Need to Talk About Kevin
The Wolf of Wall Street

and two documentaries:

A Band Called Death
The Other "F" Word

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

My Top 10 (and Top 50) so far, as I still haven't seen a ton of 2019 flicks.
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  1. The Grand Budapest Hotel
  2. Skyfall
  3. Zootopia
  4. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  5. Blade Runner: 2049
  6. The Hateful Eight
  7. Coco
  8. Get Out
  9. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
  10. The Nice Guys
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  11. Her
  12. The Arrival
  13. Uncut Gems
  14. La La Land
  15. Hereditary
  16. Parasite
  17. Knives Out
  18. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
  19. Black Swan
  20. X-Men: First Class
  21. Midsommar
  22. How To Train Your Dragon
  23. Cloud Atlas
  24. Birdman
  25. Midnight In Paris
  26. Misison Impossible: Fallout
  27. Ford v Ferrari
  28. BlacKkKlansman
  29. The Lighthouse
  30. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  31. The Social Network
  32. Temple Grandin
  33. Toy Story 3
  34. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  35. Metallica: Through The Never
  36. American Hustle
  37. The Lego Movie
  38. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  39. True Grit
  40. The Martian
  41. Moonrise Kingdom
  42. The Wolf of Wall Street
  43. A Quite Place
  44. Searching
  45. Avengers: Infinity War
  46. Aquaman
  47. Dredd
  48. Spider-Man: Homecoming
  49. The Artist
  50. Dr. Strange

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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

I Saw The Devil (2010)
Sound of My Voice (2011)
Big Bad Wolves (2013)
Blue Ruin (2013)
The Raid 2 (2014)
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
The Witch (2015)
The Night Comes For Us (2018)
Parasite (2019)
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Originally Posted by Hubbub View Post
In alphabetical order...
45 Years (2015)
Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)
The Insult (2017)
Like Crazy (2011)
Like Someone in Love (2012)
Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood (2019)
A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)
The Rider (2017)
A Separation (2011)
They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Good call on Blue is the Warmest Colour...I had totally forgot about that one...What a fantastic movie...And the trailer featuring music by Beach House is just sublime...
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I Saw The Devil (2010)
Sound of My Voice (2011)
Big Bad Wolves (2013)
Blue Ruin (2013)
The Raid 2 (2014)
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
The Witch (2015)
The Night Comes For Us (2018)
Parasite (2019)
Damn, I forgot about Big Bad Wolves, too. That was an excellent movie. Also made me remember the Swedish/Norwegian movie The Silence...Might have to amend my list...(Blue Ruin was also a great little indie flick...which also brings another movie to mind, Cold in July)...Sigh...

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Damn, I forgot about Big Bad Wolves, too. That was an excellent movie. Also made me remember the Swedish/Norwegian movie The Silence...Might have to amend my list...(Blue Ruin was also a great little indie flick...which also brings another movie to mind, Cold in July)...Sigh...
Compiling a list of 10 films (spanning a decade) is rough!
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Fuck I somehow left off Logan. Too late now. OP asked for ten. It’s supposed to be tough.
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Fuck I somehow left off Logan. Too late now. OP asked for ten. Itís supposed to be tough.
Exactly. It's easy to just list a shit-ton of movies you liked in the last 10 years (or year, or whatever the parameters are), but when you have to severely limit it to a small number, you really have to think about what makes a move "the best". Like, you may enjoy a low-budget exploitation flick, but was there really talent involved or did it just hit the buttons of everything you might want to see on screen?

When compiling my list, I had it narrowed down to around 15, and it pained me to cross some off the list. But it also made me think about what movies I liked and why. And even then, I cheated by throwing on two more because they were documentaries and not narrative films.
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Re: Your Top Ten Movies of the Decade

In no particular order:

Blade Runner 2049
Annihilation
Guardians of the Galaxy
Childhood's End
Doctor Strange
X-Men: First Class
The Avengers
Prometheus
Oblivion
Edge of Tomorrow


Runners Up (also in no particular order):

Interstellar
Lucy
Ant Man
Ex Machina
The Martian
The Conjuring
Deadpool
Rogue One
Aquaman
Alita: Battle Angel
Spring

There are a lot of other good movies but this will have to do.
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Originally Posted by Goonies85 View Post
Now have the Top Ten in Order by Favorite:
1.
Animal Kingdom
2. Drive
3. Inside Llewyn Davis
4. Spring Breakers
5. The Guest
6. Warrior
7. The Tree of Life
8. Inside Job (documentary)
9. Contagion
10. American Honey
I second this. Contagion is great, regardless of the circumstances. And I just rewatched The Guest, and damn is it a great movie. Also rewatched American Honey and I wanted to do was rewatch Fish Tank, which is amazing. God, theses times, staying at homes watching movies makes you wanna rewatch all sorts of stuff...

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