We live in an IMDB world where many people feel The Dark Knight is better than Citizen Kane and Casablanca and Apocalypse Now and the list goes on. While IMDB’s top 250, alongside a myriad of other baffling “best movies ever lists,” aren’t necessarily cataclysmic, they’re enjoyable to poke fun at.

Naturally, any list objectifying art is inherent silly, yet ranking and listing has become a religious exercise in futility many of us constantly partake in. That’s why I’m rebooting The History of Film (which was originally founded at Duke & the Movies). The goal of this feature is to unite staff, friends, and readers of Movie Mezzanine together into forming an eclectic “top 10″ from each decade in cinema.

Today we start with the 2000s. Next month we’ll delve into the 1990s, so on and so forth. Everyone has a month to post their list in the comment section below. Before the next edition of this feature goes out, I’ll tally up the votes and publish the results. Thank you in advance for voicing your opinions. Now to begin, my 10 favorite films from the 2000s …

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Sam Fragoso, Editor-In-Chief

1.) 25th Hour

2.) Almost Famous

3.) Before Sunset

4.) High Fidelity

5.) No Country for Old Men

6.) Sideways

7.) Up In The Air

8.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

9.) Brick

10.) Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Staff of Movie Mezzanine:

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Tom Clift, Co-Founder

1.) United 93

2.) Memento

3.) Kill Bill

4.) American Psycho

5.) Requiem for a Dream

6.) Gone Baby Gone

7.) Up

8.) Lucky Number Slevin

9.) The Dark Knight

10.) City of God

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Jake Cole, Senior Editor

1.) A.I. Artificial Intelligence

2.) Love Exposure

3.) The Intruder

4.) Syndromes and a Century

5.) Miami Vice

6.) Sparrow

7.) Yi Yi: A One and a Two

8.) INLAND EMPIRE

9.) Inglourious Basterds

10.) Platform

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Corey Atad, Everything

1.) No Country for Old Men

2.) The Prestige

3.) Inglourious Basterds

4.) Punch-Drunk Love

5.) The Incredibles

6.) Zodiac

7.) Hot Fuzz

8.) Kingdom of Heaven

9.) In Bruges

10.) Zoolander

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Natalie Zutter, NYC Correspondant

1.) Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2

2.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

3.) Love Actually

4.) Before Sunset

5.) Mean Girls

6.) Moulin Rouge!

7.) Serenity

8.) Signs

9.) Eurotrip

10.) Finding Nemo

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Danny Bowes, NYC Correspondant

1.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2.) City of God

3.) The Lives of Others

4.) Children of Men

5.) The Motorcycle Diaries

6.) Infernal Affairs

7.) There Will Be Blood

8.) I’m Not There

9.) Om Shanti Om

10.) Criminal

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Peter Labuza, NYC Correspondant

1.) Mulholland Drive

2.) There Will Be Blood

3.) Cache

4.) A.I.: Artificial Intelligence

5.) Zodiac

6. ) Climates

7. ) Syndromes and a Century

8. ) 25th Hour

9. ) Ten

10.) Solaris

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Tina Hassannia, Toronto Correspondant

1.) The Wind Will Carry Us

2.) In the Mood for Love

3.) Yi Yi: A One and a Two…

4.) Offside

5.) Los Angeles Plays Itself

6.) Hunger

7.) Cache

8.) Still Life

9.) Zodiac

10.) Mullholland Dr.

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Kevin Ketchum, Austin Correspondant

1.) There Will Be Blood

2.) The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

3.) The Dark Knight

4.) No Country for Old Men

5.) The Assassination of Jesse James

6.) Brokeback Mountain

7.) The Fountain

8.) Children of Men

9.) The Hurt Locker

10.) The New World

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Christopher Runyon, LA Correspondant

1.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2.) The Fountain

3.) Spirited Away

4.) Punch-Drunk Love

5.) Mulholland Dr.

6.) Synecdoche, New York

7.) Up

8.) A.I. Artificial Intelligence

9.) Fish Tank

10.) The New World

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Kristen Sales, LA Correspondant

1.) Dancer in the Dark

2.) Werckmeister Harmonies

3.) Mulholland Dr

4.) Adaptation

5.) Kill Bill

6.) Tropical Malady

7.) The New World

8.) Zodiac

9.) There Will Be Blood

10.) Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

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Russell Hainline, LA Correspondant

1.) No Country for Old Men

2.) Children of Men

3.) Adaptation

4.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

5.) There Will Be Blood

6.) WALL-E

7.) School of Rock

8.) Murderball

9.) Wet Hot American Summer

10.) Apocalypto

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Andreas Stoehr, DVD/Streaming Reporter

1.) Mulholland Dr.

2.) My Winnipeg

3.) Tropical Malady

4.) Spirited Away

5.) Punch-Drunk Love

6.) A Serious Man

7.) Zodiac

8.) Talk to Her

9.) Julia

10.) Inside

Friends of Movie Mezzanine:

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David Ehrlich, Film.com 

1.) Lost In Translation

2.) Dancer in the Dark

3.) Mulholland Drive

4.) Werckmeister Harmonies

5.) Yi Yi: A One and a Two

6.) There Will Be Blood

7.) In the Mood for Love

8.) Best of Youth

9.) The Son

10.) The 40-Year Old Virgin

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Ethan Anderton, First Showing

1.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2.) Almost Famous

3.) Children of Men

4.) The Lord of the Rings

5.) Good Night, and Good Luck

6.) District 9

7.) Lost in Translation

8.) Catch Me If You Can

9.) Punch-Drunk Love

10.) Shaun of the Dead

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Matt Goldberg, Collider

1.) Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

2.) Memento

3.) The Fountain

4.) The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

5.) Pixar (I know it’s a bit of a cheat, but I can’t pick just one)

6.) Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy

7.) Shaun of the Dead

8.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

9.) Pan’s Labyrinth

10.) There Will Be Blood

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James Ward, Visalia Times Delta

1.) There Will Be Blood

2.) City of God

3.) Pan’s Labyrinth

4.) Inglourious Basterds

5.) The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

6.) Hedwig and the Angry Inch

7.) Mysterious Skin

8.) The Aviator

9.) Lost in Translation

10.) Wonder Boys

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Brandon Rohwer, Tribeca Film Festival

1.) Fantastic Mr. Fox

2.) There Will Be Blood

3.) The Wrestler

4.) Shaun of the Dead

5.) No Country for Old Men

6.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

7.) Kill Bill

8.) Team America: World Police

9.) Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

10.) Once Upon A Time In Mexico

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Katey Rich, CinemaBlend

1.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2.) In The Mood For Love

3.) Children of Men

4.) WALL-E

5.) Moulin Rouge!

6.) There Will Be Blood

7.) The Royal Tenenbaums

8.) No Country for Old Men

9.) Mean Girls

10.) The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

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Allison Loring, Film School Rejects

1.) Crazy Heart

2.) Walk the Line

3.) The Dark Knight

4.) The Departed

5.) Gone Baby Gone

6.) O Brother, Where Art Thou?

7.) Moon

8.) I Heart Huckabees

9.) Ocean’s Eleven

10.) Up In The Air

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Ryan McNeil, The Matinee

1.) Goodnight and Good Luck

2.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

3.) No Country for Old Men

4.) Pan’s Labyrinth

5.) The Hurt Locker

6.) WALL-E

7.) Moulin Rouge!

8.) Traffic

9.) Talk to Her

10.) Requiem for a Dream

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Jordan Raup, The Film Stage

1.) Children of Men

2. The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford

3.) No Country for Old men

4.) The Fountain

5.) The New World

6.) In the Mood For Love

7.) Zodiac

8.) A Serious Man

9.) Lost in Translation

10.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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Carrie Rickey, The Philadelphia Inquirer

1.) Grizzly Man

2.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

3.) High Fidelity

4.) Lost in Translation

5.) Moolade

6.) My Architect

7.) Pan’s Labyrinth

8.) The Social Network

9.) Up

10.) Whale Rider

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Eric D. Snider, Movies.com

1.) Memento

2.) The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

3.) Requiem for a Dream

4.) Moulin Rouge!

5.) The Royal Tenenbaums

6.) Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

7.) The Incredibles

8.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

9.) There Will Be Blood

10.) In the Loop

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Ryland Aldrich, Twitch

1.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2.) There Will Be Blood

3.) Let the Right One In

4.) I’m Not There

5.) The Wackness

6.) Reprise

7.) Spirited Away

8.) Lost In Translation

9.) Donnie Darko

10.) DiG!

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Steve Greene, CriticWire

1.) Zodiac

2.) Children of Men

3.) Inglourious Basterds

4.) Synecdoche, New York

5.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

6.) There Will Be Blood

7.) Atonement

8.) Fantastic Mr. Fox

9.) Finding Nemo

10.) Inside Man

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Scott Mendelson, The Huffington Post

1.) The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

2.) Almost Famous

3.) Memento

4.) Frailty

5.) Shanghai Knights

6.) Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle

7.) Munich

8.) Akeelah and The Bee

9.) Meet the Robinsons

10.) Speed Racer

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Rob Hunter, Film School Rejects

1.) 3-Iron

2.) (500) Hundred Days of Summer

3.) Amelie

4.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

5.) Fish Story

6.) Inglourious Basterds

7.) Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

8.) Memento

9.) Wet Hot American Summer

10.) Wonder Boys

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Michal Oleszczyk, Roger Ebert’s Far-Flung Correspondant

1.) Uzak

2. Y Tu Mama Tambien

3.) 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days

4.) Irreversible

5.) The Barbarian Invasions

6.) Mullholland Dr.

7.) The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

8.) A History of Violence

9.) Junebug

10.) Children of Men

…..

Now it’s your turn to contribute readers. In the comment section below, provide your top ten of the 2000s (2000-09), ordered from 1 – 10. Again, we thank you. 

About The Author

Samuel Fragoso

Sam Fragoso is the founder and editor-in-chief of Movie Mezzanine. His work regularly appears at RogeEbert.com, The Dissolve, Indiewire, The Week, SF Bay, Film School Rejects and whoever else will have him.

  • http://twitter.com/oldfilmsflicker Marya
    • http://armchairc.blogspot.com/ Jake Cole

      Bright Star!

  • James

    Where’s your “The Hobbit” review Sam? You promised. Don’t be a welcher.

    • http://www.moviemezzanine.com/ Sam Fragoso

      You sent that email. I promised and agreed to nothing. It’s time for you to drop the drab movie Ward.

  • http://twitter.com/buckle22 Andrew Buckle

    1. There Will Be Blood
    2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    3. No Country For Old Men
    4. City of God
    5. Sideways
    6. The Departed
    7. Children of Men
    8. Brokeback Mountain
    9. Adaptation
    10. Lost in Translation

  • http://twitter.com/SchmanthonyP Brian Schmid

    1. Cache (2005)
    2. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
    3. Spirited Away (2001)
    4. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
    5. Syndromes & a Century (2006)
    6. Mulholland Drive (2001)
    7-8. Kill Bill (2003-04)
    9. Come & Go / Vai~E~Vem (2003)
    10. Dogville (2003)

    If I counted KILL BILL as one entry, next would be one from FAR FROM HEAVEN, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN or WALL-E.

  • http://twitter.com/mattdegroot Matt DeGroot

    1. United 93

    2. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

    3. Inglorious Basterds

    4. Kill Bill

    5. There Will Be Blood

    6. The Dark Knight

    7. A Mighty Wind

    8. The Contender

    9. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    10. Munich

  • http://twitter.com/emakbakia_ probably the devil

    Not my most well versed decade but

    1. A Serious Man
    2. Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
    3. Spirited Away
    4. No Country For Old Men
    5. Russian Ark
    6. A History of Violence
    7. Apocalypto
    8. Kill Bill
    9. The Limits of Control
    10. Talk to Her

    • http://twitter.com/SchmanthonyP Brian Schmid

      SERIOUS MAN is a film I appreciated conceptually but just didn’t work for me as a film. ASSASSINATION I remember being underwhelmed with but I barely remember it. RUSSIAN ARK is awesome, HISTORY OF VIOLENCE is pretty good, APOCALYPTO I rather disliked; THE LIMITS OF CONTROL and TALK TO HER are both honorable mentions just bubbling under that top 10.

    • http://armchairc.blogspot.com/ Jake Cole

      I’m so happy to see someone mention The Limits of Control. Top three Jarmusch for me.

  • http://twitter.com/TheEndofCinema Sean Gilman

    1. Millennium Mambo
    2. The New World
    3. La Commune (Paris 1871)
    4. Mulholland Dr.
    5. Sita Sings the Blues
    6. 2046
    7. Oxhide II
    8. The Wind that Shakes the Barley
    9. PTU
    10. Tropical Malady

  • Jonathan H

    1. No Country for Old Men
    2. In the Bedroom (kinda shocked nobody had this on their list)
    3. Adaptation
    4. The Assassination of Jesse James
    5. Munich
    6. United 93
    7. The Departed

    8. Tree of Life
    9. Cache
    10. Up

  • Victor Lopes

    As of today, the list is:
    1. Yi Yi (2000)
    2. Santiago (2007)
    3. Lost in Translation (2003)
    4. Mulholland Drive (2001)
    5. No Country for Old Men (2007)
    6. Spirited Away (2001)
    7. The Incredibles (2004)
    8. Eastern Promises (2007)
    9. Elephant (2003)
    10. There Will Be Blood (2007)

    11. Before Sunset (2004)
    12. Children of Men (2006)
    13. Collateral (2004)
    14. Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
    15. Bus 174 (2002)
    16. Jogo de Cena (2007)
    17. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
    18. Oldboy (2003)
    19. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
    20. A History of Violence (2005)

  • http://twitter.com/Berzurcher Matt Zurcher

    Ugh A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE and YI YI and ZODIAC and PUNCH DRUNK LOVE should be in this too

    10. Collateral
    9. Grizzly Man
    8. Before Sunset
    7. Royal Tenenbaums
    6. No Country For Old Men
    5. There Will Be Blood
    4. Mulholland Dr.
    3. In the Mood for Love
    2. The Incredibles
    1. Synecdoche, NY

    Huzzah 4 foreign film illiteracy during my teenage years

  • http://twitter.com/Amiresque Amir Soltani

    1) In the Mood for Love
    2)Talk to Her
    3) 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
    4) The Pianist
    5) A House Built on Water (dir. Bahman Farmanara)
    6) Before Sunset
    7) Moulin Rouge!
    8) Spirited Away
    9) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    10) Cache
    11) About Elly
    12) Hunger
    13) The Wrestler
    14) The Diving Bell and the Buttefly
    15) Capote
    16) Monsters, Inc.
    17) Far From Heaven
    18) Ten
    19) Ratatouille
    20) A Serious Man

  • Tom M.

    1. Mulholland Drive
    2. In the Mood for Love
    3. The New World
    4. The Intruder
    5. Two Lovers
    6. Syndromes and a Century
    7. Public Enemies
    8. The Son
    9. Deja Vu
    10. A.I.

    • http://armchairc.blogspot.com/ Jake Cole

      I like you.

  • Christopher Runyon

    Oh wow, I clearly underestimated people’s love for A.I. Artificial Intelligence. And I’m glad. It’s a fantastic film. Also glad that one other person had Synecdoche New York on his list. And apparently, I’m the only one that had Fish Tank on, so hipster status CONFIRM’D!

  • http://twitter.com/adam_the_k Adam K

    2000-2009 inclusive, right?

    1. Yi Yi
    2. A Serious Man
    3. Memories of Murder
    4. Millennium Actress
    5. Primer
    6. Zodiac
    7. Two Lovers
    8. The Son
    9. Offside
    10. Fantastic Mr. Fox

  • http://twitter.com/RussellHFilm Russell Hainline

    So I did a little something for you guys and gals.

    I gave each vote a numerical value. Each #1 vote got 10 points, #2 9 points, and so on, with everyone’s ten spot getting 1 point.

    I then tallied everyone’s list and added the results. They are as follows:

    1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind- 105 points
    2. There Will Be Blood- 77 points
    3. Children of Men- 55 points
    4. No Country For Old Men- 50 points
    5. Lord of the Rings trilogy- 49 points
    6. Mulholland Dr.- 48 points
    7. Memento- 39 points
    8. Zodiac- 34 points
    9. Inglourious Basterds- 30 points
    10. (tie) Kill Bill duology
    Lost in Translation
    The Fountain- 28 points
    13. (tie) Almost Famous
    In The Mood For Love- 27 points
    15. Punch Drunk Love- 22 points
    16. A.I.- 20 points
    17. (tie) Dancer in the Dark
    Spirited Away
    City of God- 19 points
    20. (tie) Yi Yi
    Moulin Rouge
    The Dark Knight- 18 points
    23. Werckmeister Harmonies- 16 points
    24. (tie) Adaptation.
    The Assassination of Jesse James
    Before Sunset
    High Fidelity- 15 points
    28. (tie) Pan’s Labyrinth
    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
    Requiem For A Dream- 14 points
    31. (tie) 25th Hour
    Tropical Malady
    The Fantastic Mr. Fox- 13 points
    34. (tie) The New World
    Synecdoche, New York
    Cache
    Wall-E
    Shaun of the Dead- 12 points
    39. (tie) Syndromes and a Century
    Gone Baby Gone- 11 points
    41. (tie) United 93
    Up
    The Incredibles
    I’m Not There
    The Wind Will Carry Us
    Anchorman
    The Royal Tenenbaums
    Crazy Heart
    3-Iron
    Uzak- 10 points

    That’s your top fifty. Boom.

  • http://twitter.com/zomgmouse Ben

    1. Pan’s Labyrinth
    2. The Proposition
    3. Gosford Park
    4. The Lives of Others
    5. Waking Life
    6. The Incredibles
    7. The Triplets of Belleville
    8. Primer
    9. Hot Fuzz
    10. Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story

    Hons: Moon, The Aristocrats, Thank You for Smoking, Monsters, Inc., Big Fish.

  • http://twitter.com/Athomas20 Alex Thomas

    Wow – some fantastic lists!

    I still have to see The 25th Hour, Before Sunset, Sideways, United 93, AI Artificial Intelligence, Serenity, Solaris, The Lives of Others, Hunger, Dancer in the Dark, The Fountain, The Wrestler, Walk The Line, Gone Baby Gone…. *cries*

    Here’s my 10 though (Reverse order is more exciting!):

    10: City of God
    9: Oldboy
    8: Collateral
    7: Blood Diamond
    6: Taken
    5: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    4: Ocean’s Eleven
    3: Fracture
    2: Superbad
    1: The Prestige

  • http://twitter.com/donof Rob Donofrio

    1. A Serious Man
    2. (500) Days of Summer
    3. Inglourious Basterds
    4. KIll Bill Vol. 2
    5. Alpha Dog
    6. The Wrestler
    7. There Will Be Blood
    8. Observe and Report
    9. Juno
    10. Knocked Up

  • http://ptsnob.com/ Dan Heaton

    1. Almost Famous
    2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    3. Once
    4. Serenity
    5. Before Sunset
    6. Mulholland Drive
    7. In the Mood for Love
    8. I’m Not There
    9. Punch-Drunk Love
    10. Batman Begins

  • http://www.facebook.com/dangersales Kristen Sales

    Now I’m regretting picking ADAPTATION over CHILDREN OF MEN…

    • Christopher Runyon

      Don’t. I like Children of Men, but Adaptation is much better and totally incredible. It was pretty much #11 on my list.

  • James Ewing

    Going 2001-2010:

    1. The New World
    2. Certified Copy
    3. Lost in Translation
    4. Fellowship of the Ring
    5. Spirited Away
    6. Punch-Drunk Love
    7. A Serious Man
    8. Friday Night
    9. Syndromes and a Century
    10. Two Lovers

  • http://www.facebook.com/blake.dew.3 Blake Dew

    Love these lists, some amazing films. I have to admit I am kind of surprised at the number that went with Eternal Sunshine, I loved it, don’t get me wrong, but just not that much. Also I can’t possibly write a list of objectively the 10 best films, but here are my favourite.

    1. Antichrist
    2. Inglourious Basterds
    3. Public Enemies (I don’t know why everyone hates this!)
    4. The Departed
    5. Closer
    6. We Own The Night
    7. Brothers (2009)
    8. Sweeney Todd
    9. The Piano Teacher
    10. Revolutionary Road

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  • rhombergerer

    My favorites:

    1. Punch-Drunk Love
    2. Children of Men
    3. The Incredibles
    4. Zodiac
    5. Y Tu Mama Tambien
    6. Man on Wire
    7. Requiem for a Dream
    8. Let the Right One In
    9. Inglorious Basterds
    10. The Way of the Gun

    Alternates: There Will Be Blood, Ponyo, Eternal Sunshine, Social Network, No Country for Old Men, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Dark Knight

  • TheOneWhoKnocks

    10. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    9. Pan’s Labyrinth
    8. Children of Men
    7. The Dark Knight
    6. City of God
    5. The Fellowship of the Ring
    4. Mullholland Drive
    3. There Will Be Blood
    2. Zodiac
    1. No Country For Old Men

  • http://twitter.com/twscritic The Warning Sign

    1) There Will Be Blood
    2) Almost Famous
    3) Lost in Translation
    4) The Wrestler
    5) Requiem for a Dream
    6) The Lives of Others
    7) City of God
    8) Before Sunset
    9) Punch-Drunk Love
    10) Irreversible

  • http://twitter.com/shiftingPersona Alex Withrow

    Wow, some seriously great lists here. Solid stuff all around.

    Mine:
    1. Traffic
    2. There Will Be Blood
    3. 25th Hour
    4. Hunger
    5. Babel
    6. Memento
    7. The Pianist
    8. Antwone Fisher
    9. Brokeback Mountain
    10. Irreversible

  • http://www.bonjourtristesse.net/ Bonjour Tristesse

    In the Mood for Love
    Werckmeister Harmonies
    Mulholland Dr.
    Lost in Translation
    Oldboy
    The White Ribbon
    4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
    A Prophet
    35 Rums
    The Royal Tenenbaums

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  • http://twitter.com/ErikAllyn Erik Rowley

    My Top Ten of the 00′s:

    1. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    2. City of God
    3. No Country For Old Men
    4. The Pursuit of Happyness
    5. Pan’s Labyrinth
    6. The Dark Knight
    7. There Will Be Blood
    8. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
    9. The Hurt Locker
    10. The Descent

  • http://twitter.com/MarcusIrving317 Marcus Irving

    My top ten would be
    1.) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    2.) Drive
    3.) Donnie Darko
    4.) Drag Me To Hell
    5.) Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
    6.) Kill Bill Vol. 1
    7.) Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
    8.) (500) Days of Summer
    9.) Mirrormask
    10.) Minority Report

    Looking through all the lists I think the one I most agree with is Matt Goldberg, followed by Sam Fragoso’s.
    Although I’ve never even heard of The 25th Hour I feel compelled to track it down.

  • http://www.running-reel.com/ Nika

    This is my list:

    1.Gladiator
    2. Little Miss Sunshine
    3. Crash
    4. the Reader
    5. Wall-E
    6. Shrek
    7. Monsters, Inc.
    8. Moulin Rouge!
    9. Das Leben Der Anderen (the Lives of Others)
    10. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

  • zezinho

    the greatest films of the 00′s that i can think right now, and that have marked the last decade are:
    1- requiem for a dream
    2- the dark knight
    3- mulholland dr
    4- kill bill vol.1 (and 2 cause they were meant to be one movie)
    5- memento
    6- inglorious basterds
    7- eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
    8- oldboy
    9- the departed
    10- irreversible
    irreversible may be the most obscure of the list but somewhat gathered some atention by 2002.

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  • http://twitter.com/juvie_cinephile CM Gardner

    24 Hour Party People
    25th Hour
    Cache
    Children of Men
    Hot Fuzz
    My Winnipeg
    Punch-Drunk Love

    There Will Be Blood

    Yi Yi
    Zodiac

  • http://twitter.com/BullseyeBenesh Jordan Benesh

    1. Zodiac
    2. Before Sunset
    3. Up
    4. Ocean’s Eleven
    5. The Dark Knight
    6. Inglourious Basterds
    7. Memento
    8. The 40-Year-Old Virgin
    9. Punch-Drunk Love
    10. WALL-E

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Stephen-Shepard/525315351 Stephen Shepard

    1. Almost Famous
    2. Cast Away

    3. Lost in Translation
    4. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    5. Road to Perdition
    6. Up
    7. The Last Samurai
    8. The Departed
    9. Gladiator
    10. Minority Report

    Honorable mentions: Memento, The Dark Knight, V for Vendetta, Wonder Boys, Moulin Rouge!, Rachel Getting Married, Speed Racer.

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  • http://twitter.com/Aamoran101 Aaron moran

    1. Inglourious Basterds
    2. No Country For Old Men
    3. Donnie Darko
    4. The Social Network
    5.The Wrestler
    6. A Prophet
    7. American Psycho
    8. Fish Tank
    9. Atonement
    10. 25th Hour

  • Blake

    1. Requiem for a Dream
    2. Children of Men
    3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    4. Waltz with Bashir
    5. Mulholland Drive
    6. The Dark Knight
    7. Un Prophete
    8. Pan’s Labyrinth
    9. Drag Me to Hell
    10. (Tie) Dogville & Memento

  • http://twitter.com/nostalgicnerd96 Mark Angelini Jr.

    My list would be-

    1. Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    2. The Dark Knight
    3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    4. There Will Be Blood
    5. Inglorious Bastards
    6. Gran Torino (inexcusably snubbed from these professional lists)
    7. Minority Report
    8. Up
    9. Serenity
    10. A.I. Artificial Intelligience

    Honorable mentions: Synecdoche, New York, Million Dollar Baby, Slumdog Millionaire, Finding Nemo, Cast Away

  • Afris Irwan

    1. No Country for Old Men
    2. Amelie
    3. Mulholland Dr.
    4. Werckmeister Harmonies
    5. There Will Be Blood
    6. In the Mood for Love
    7. Dogville
    8. Cache
    9. Yi Yi
    10. Goodbye Dragon Inn

    Honorable mentions: Tropical Malady, Pan’s Labyrinth, Doubt, The Man Without a Past, The Death of Mr Lazarescu, Hero, Synecdoche New York

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