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Our Top 10 Movies of 2011 -- Time To Throw Down!

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  1. Brian.L

    Brian.L Supporting Actor

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    Adapted from Adam_S and Adam Lenhardt's past Top 10 lists (here's last year's as an example):


    Here we go! This thread is for posting your Top Ten Lists and (Bottom Ten Lists, if you want) of 2011. Please include anything you want, summaries, thoughts, small pictures (let's not fill up the place!) Please post your list FIRST then go back and edit your list as you see future films, and simply add an update post to bump the thread.
     
  2. Brian.L

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    Top Ten of 2011


    Total 2011 movies seen: 157


    1. Submarine




    2. Moneyball




    3. The Trip




    4. Contagion




    5. Senna



    6. The Descendants



    7. 13 Assassins (Jûsan-nin No Shikaku)



    8. 50/50



    9. The Tree of Life



    10. Rango



    Honorable Mentions: Win Win, The Ides of March, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Take Shelter, Attack the Block, Source Code, Margin Call, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Super 8, Bridesmaids, Melancholia, Drive, X-Men: First Class, Everything Must Go, Barney's Version, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, A Seperation


    Update 1/08/12: Added images, saw some more movies.

    Update 1/22/12: Added Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol to Honorable Mentions.

    Update 2/10/12: Added Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Take Shelter to Honorable Mentions.
     
  3. Michael Elliott

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    I'll go about ranking them throughout the week. I've still got plenty to check out but I'm going to try and rank them 1 through however many I end up seeing. The Mechanic ** 1/2 Drive Angry ** No Strings Attached ** 1/2 The Rite * 1/2 Hall Pass ** 1/2 Unknown *** Battle Los Angeles *** Scream 4 ** Insidious *** Cave of Forgotten Dreams **** Midnight in Paris **** Don't Be Afraid of the Dark *** Fright Night *** Final Destination 5 ** Tree of Life, A **** Creature * 1/2 Straw Dogs *** Shark Night 3D 1/2 Rise of the Planet of the Apes *** Drive **** Thing, The ** Paranormal Activity 3 *** Ides of March, The *** 1/2 J. Edgar *** 1/2 Hugo **** My Week with Marilyn **** Descendants, The **** Take Shelter **** Young Adult *** 1/2 Hobo with a Shotgun *** The Perfect Host *** Trollhunter ** Tucker and Dale vs Evil *** Ward, The *** Everything Must Go *** Good Neighbours ** Red Riding Hood * Quarantine 2 ** 1/2 Human Centipede II (Full Sequence), The *** Red State *** Bridesmaids ** 1/2 Howling Reborn, The * How to Die in Oregon **** Blackthorn ** 1/2 Melancholia *** Bad Teacher ** 1/2 Pearl Jam Twenty **** Beaver, The *** Horrible Bosses *** 1/2 Super ** Transformers: Dark of the Moon 1/2 Angels Crest ** People vs. George Lucas, The **** Adventures of Tintin, The *** Forks Over Knives ** Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol *** 1/2 War Horse *** 1/2 Apollo 18 * 1/2 Conspirator, The *** Super 8 *** Artist, The **** Carnage *** 1/2 Iron Lady, The * 1/2 Beginners *** Rango *** Source Code *** 1/2 Help, The *** 1/2 Shame *** 1/2
     
  4. John Stell

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    01) The Artist

    02) Hugo [3D]

    03) The Descendants

    04) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

    05) The Help

    06) Midnight in Paris

    07) Beginners

    08) 50/50

    09) Moneyball

    10) The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo


    It's a close call for the one and two spots, but if I were to pick which one I wanted to see right now it would be The Artist.
     
  5. dmiller68

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    1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2. Super 8 3. Rise of the Planet of the Apes 4. Captain America: The First Avenger 5. X-Men: First Class 6. The Adventures of Tin Tin 7. Transformers: Dark of the Moon 8. Source Code 9. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 10. Dolphin Tale Honorable Mentions: Thor, Car 2, Red Riding Hood, Cowboys & Aliens, The Lincoln Lawyer, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Fast Five
     
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    my top 10 for this year: 1) the girl with the dragon tattoo 2) moneyball 3) rise of the planet of the apes 4) x-men first class 5) bridesmaids 6) captain America 7) Hugo 8) Lincoln lawyer 9) water for elephants 10) Rango I also saw the re-release of the lotr ee trilogy on the big screen. I also saw the re-release of ghostbusters 1. I never saw it in the theatre. Jacob
     
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    Not yet seen: Hanna, Beginners, Source Code, Adjustment Bureau, In Time, Rango, Puss in Boots, The Iron Lady, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, or Sherlock Holmes.

    I've seen around 60 2011 films, other than these 35, most of the remainder (such as Descendants or Ides of March) were mediocre and not worth mentioning.



    1. Hugo 2. Cave of Forgotten Dreams 3. Hot Coffee 4. Midnight in Paris 5. The Artist 6. 50/50 7. Moneyball 8. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 9. Contagion 10. The Help 11. Warrior 12. War Horse 13. Super 8 14. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 15. Shame 16. Captain America 17. Adventures of Tintin 18. A Dangerous Method 19. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 20. Rise of the Planet of the Apes 21. The Last Mountain 22. Friends with Benefits 23. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 24. Cars 2 25. Crazy Stupid Love 26. Take Shelter 27. X-Men: First Class 28. Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon 29. The Guard 30. Drive 31. The Debt 32. Tree of Life 33. Hangover Part II 34. Martha Marcy May Marlene 35. Page One: Inside the New York Times
     
  8. mattCR

    mattCR Executive Producer
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    Numerous films not seen yet but:


    1. MoneyBall

    2. Margin Call
    3. Another Earth
    4. Drive
    5. Muppets
    6. The Artist
    7. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    8. Shame
    9. Harry Potter 7B
    10.Tree of Life
     
  9. TravisR

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    As of now, I've seen 54 movies released in 2011 but I still haven't seen The Artist, The Descendents, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Tree Of Life and probably a number of other good movies that I'm unaware of so I'm just going to name 9 and fill in a tenth when I see something good or bump up one of my honorable mentions. My top 9 (in alphabetical order): Bridesmaids Drive 50/50 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011) Hugo (3-D) The Ides Of March Moneyball The Muppets Scream 4 Honorable Mentions (in alphabtical order): Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows- Part 2, Insidious, Midnight In Paris, Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol, Red State (primarily because they released it without a studio), Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, Super, Super 8, War Horse, Young Adult.
     
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    Top 10 of 2011 (As of February 11th) 1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2. Hugo 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 4. Drive 5. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 6. Young Adult 7. Midnight in Paris 8. Super 8 9. Moneyball 10. The Artist Bottom 5 (as of February 11th) 1. Red Riding Hood 2. Green Lantern 3. Cowboys and Aliens 4. Final Destination 5 5. Battle: L.A.
     
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    I saw about 180 2011 films, 100 of them in the theater. I used to watch way way more films than I do nowadays, but I don't think I've ever seen this many films in the year they were released. My Top 10 of 2011: 1. Drive 2. Margaret 3. The Kid with a Bike 4. The Guard 5. Le Havre 6. Tree of Life 7. Another Happy Day 8. Midnight in Paris 9. Rise of the Planet of the Apes 10. Hugo Honorable Mention: A movie nobody liked except me, whose many flaws I recognize but still for some reason I really enjoyed: Cowboys & Aliens Beyond the top 10: 11. The Way 12. A Separation 13. I Saw the Devil 14. Take Shelter 15. The Muppets 16. Poetry (Shi) 17. The Trip 18. Shame 19. Beginners 20. Win Win I also really dug: -New Kids Turbo -Bad Teacher -The Skin I Live In -Melancholia -Margin Call -Everything Must Go -The Artist -The Mill and the Cross -The Descendents -We Need to Talk About Kevin -Moneyball -Project Nim -Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Worst Films of 2011: 1. Your Highness 2. Passion Play 3. Mars Needs Moms 4. Green Lantern 5. Sleeping Beauty 6. Sucker Punch 7. Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 8. Hop 9. I Am Number Four 10. A Good Old Fashioned Orgy and beyond: 11. The Change-Up 12. The Three Musketeers 13. Zookeeper 14. Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 15. Drive Angry (Dis)honorable mention: Jack and Jill, Just Go With It, Conan the Barbarian, Immortals, Straw Dogs, Johnny English Reborn, Gnomeo & Juliet, Battle: Los Angeles, Arthur, Kung Fu Panda 2, Jane Eyre, The Dilemma, Larry Crowne
     
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    A preliminary list. I probably saw the least amount of movies in 2011 since joining HTF, and especially lacked in the foreign films department. 2011 movies seen: 62 1. Tree of Life 2. Hugo 3. Contagion 4. The Artist 5. Drive 6. Win Win 7. Warrior 8. The Descendants 9. The Debt 10. The Adventures of Tintin
     
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    My list (strangely this was a pretty good year for films starting with m)


    1. Margin Call

    2. Source Code

    3. Moneyball

    4. 50/50

    5. Contagion

    6. The Descendents

    7. Martha Marcy May Marlene

    8. Meek's Cutoff

    9. Hugo

    10. Drive


    WORSTS: In no particular order


    I Am Number Four

    Priest

    Green Lantern

    Red Riding Hood

    Transformers Dark of the Moon

    Vanishing on 7th Street

    The Hangover Part II

    Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides

    The Smurfs
     
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    1.The Muppets

    2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

    3. Hugo

    4. The Artist

    5. X-Men: First Class

    6. Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    7. Super 8

    8. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

    9. Captain America: The First Avenger

    10. Thor


    Honorable mentions: The Descendants, War Horse, Midnight in Paris, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


    Worst of the year: Transformers: Dark of the Moon
     
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    I can't even recall 10 moves that I watched in 2011. Looks like I have a lot of catching up to do. Based on all these reviews, i'll probably start with Hugo, Contagion, The Muppets, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Moneyball, and 50/50. Thanks all!
     

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