0007 - Best films of the 21st Century according to They Shoot Pictures Don't They Ranked

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  1. Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001) #81
  2. Kill Bill Vol. 2 (Quentin tarantino, 2004) #204
  3. Kill Bill Vol. 1 (Quentin Tarantino, 2003) #108
  4. Little Miss Sunshine (Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2006) #236
  5. Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009) #75
  6. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) #9
  7. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001) #4
  8. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007) #7
  9. The Fountain (Darren Aronofsky, 2006) #640
  10. Bowling for Columbine (Michael Moore, 2002) #155
  11. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson, 2003) #57
  12. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson, 2001) #33
  13. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Peter Jackson, 2002) #98
  14. Adaptation. (Spike Jonze, 2002) #71
  15. Gone Baby Gone (Ben Affleck, 2007) #731
  16. Yi yi (Edward Yang, 2000) #3
  17. Southland Tales (Richard Kelly, 2006) #456
  18. In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong, 2000) #1
  19. Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, 2008) #216
  20. Howl's Moving Castle (Hayao Miyazaki, 2004) #501
  21. WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, 2008) #22
  22. Lady Vengeance (Park Chan-wook, 2005) #652
  23. Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006) #65
  24. Memories of Murder (Bong Joo-hon, 2003) #144
  25. Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino, 2012) #228
  26. The Prestige (Christopher Nolan, 2006) #513
  27. Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch, 2001) #2
  28. Amour (Michael Haneke, 2012) #69
  29. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Peter Weir, 2003) #193
  30. Big Fish (Tim Burton, 2003) #257
  31. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012) #91
  32. Battle Royale (Kinji Fukasaku, 2000) #335
  33. Departures (Yojiro Takita, 2008) #469
  34. Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky, 2010) #90
  35. Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000) #47
  36. 2046 (Kar Wai Wong, 2004) #61
  37. Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan, 2000) #870
  38. Oldboy (Park Chan-Wook, 2003) #73
  39. Her (Spike Jonze, 2013) #124
  40. Inception (Christopher Nolan, 2010) #145
  41. Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-ho, 2013) #510
  42. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (Park Chan-wook, 2002) #931
  43. The Grandmaster (Wong Kar Wai, 2013) #575
  44. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012) #88
  45. Interstellar (Christopher Nolan, 2014) #695
  46. Fahrenheit 9/11 (Michael Moore, 2004) #186
  47. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tim Burton, 2007) #453
  48. Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi, 2009) #799
  49. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (Larry Charles, 2006) #116
  50. The Descent (Neill Marshall, 2005) #448
  51. It's Such a Beautiful Day (Don Hertzfeldt, 2012) #809
  52. Gran Torino (Clint Eastwood, 2008) #340
  53. The Son (Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne, 2002) #42
  54. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee, 2000) #11
  55. Pan's Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro, 2006) #59
  56. Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski, 2013) #507
  57. Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003) #19
  58. Sicko (Michael Moore, 2007) #955
  59. The Trip (Michael Winterbottom, 2010) #541
  60. Shaun of the Dead (Edgar Wright, 2004) #213
  61. An Inconvenient Truth (David Guggenheim, 2006) #3'8
  62. Hero (Zhang Yimou, 2002) #86
  63. 28 Days Later... (Danny Boyle, 2002) #326
  64. Never Let Me Go (Mark Romanek, 2010) #773
  65. The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan, 2008) #127
  66. Batman Begins (Christopher Nolan, 2005) #941
  67. The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan, 2012) #443
  68. The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky, 2008) #249
  69. Capote (Bennett Miller, 2005) #259
  70. Up (Pete Docter, 2009) #89
  71. Million Dollar Baby (Clint Eastwood, 2004) #53
  72. District 9 (Neill Blomkamp, 2009) #329
  73. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher, 2008) #515
  74. Requiem for a Dream (Darren Aronofsky, 2000) #54
  75. Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007) #34
  76. Che (Steven Soderbergh, 2008) #509
  77. A Serious Man (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2009) #102
  78. Goodbye to Language (Jean-Luc Godard, 2014) #298
  79. Film socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard, 2010) #439
  80. La libertad (Lisandro Alonso, 2001) #227
  81. Evolution of a Filipino Family (Lav Diaz, 2004) #290
  82. Museum Hours (Jem Cohen, 2012) #452
  83. Gladiator (Ridley Scott, 2000) #162
  84. Werckmeister Harmonies (Bela Tarr, 2000) #5
  85. Toy Story 3 (Lee Unkrich, 2010) #83
  86. The World's End (Edgar Wright, 2013) #580
  87. Nostalgia for the Light (Patricio Guzmán, 2010) #100
  88. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul) #52
  89. The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki, 2013) #831
  90. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011) #28
  91. Holy Motors (Léos Carax, 2012) #146
  92. Another Year (Mike Leigh, 2010) #264
  93. The Beaches of Agnès (Agnès Varda, 2008) #355
  94. Vera Drake (Mike Leigh, 2004) #181
  95. Enter the Void (Gaspar Noé, 2009) #406
  96. Paprika (Satoshi Kon, 2006) #530
  97. Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright, 2007) #669
  98. Tokyo Godfathers (Satoshi Kon, 2003) #998
  99. American Splendor (Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman, 2003) #106
  100. Shaolin Soccer (Stephen Chow, 2001) #774
  101. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004) #38
  102. In the Loop (Armando Ianucci, 2009) #305
  103. Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami, 2010) #165
  104. Pulse (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2001) #254
  105. American Psycho (Mary Harron, 2000) #472
  106. Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014) #64
  107. The Heart of the World (Guy Maddin, 2000) #465
  108. Los Angeles Plays Itself (Thom Andersen, 2003) #160
  109. You, the Living (Roy Andersson, 2007) #265
  110. Birdman (Alejandro Gonzales Iñarritu, 2014) #267
  111. Cloud Atlas (Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski, 2012) #944
  112. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan, 2011) #234
  113. Spider-Man 2 (Sam Raimi, 2004) #402
  114. Grindhouse (Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, 2007) #746
  115. Kung Fu Hustle (Stephen Chow, 2004) #250
  116. In Bruges (Martin McDonagh, 2008) #583
  117. The Pianist (Roman Polanski, 2002) #109
  118. Melancholia (Lars von Trier, 2011) #37
  119. Biutiful (Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, 2010) #881
  120. I'm Going Home (Manoel de Olveira, 2001) #272
  121. Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2014) #371
  122. Nobody Knows (Hirozaku Koreeda, 2003) #282
  123. The Lives of Others (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2006) #72
  124. 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen, 2013) #121
  125. Millions (Danny Boyle, 2004) #735
  126. Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino, 2007) #393
  127. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, 2007) #49
  128. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (Sidney Lumet, 2007) #437
  129. The Cabin in the Woods (Drew Goddard, 2012) #707
  130. The Social Network (David Fincher, 2010) #25
  131. Coraline (Henry Selick, 2009) #361
  132. Match Point (Woody Allen, 2005) #240
  133. Le Havre (Aki Kaurismaki, 2011) #246
  134. Woman on the Beach (2006, Hong Sang-soo) #350
  135. House of Flying Daggers (Yimou Zhang, 2004) #159
  136. Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, 2014) #303
  137. Ratatouille (Brad Bird, 2007) #281
  138. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Edgar Wright, 2010) #462
  139. The Turin Horse (Béla Tarr, 2011) #56
  140. Night Across the Street (Raúl Ruiz, 2012) #843
  141. Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier, 2000) #20
  142. The Piano Teacher (Michael Haneke, 2001) #50
  143. The Babadook (Jennifer Kent, 2014) #423
  144. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (Werner Herzog, 2009) #547
  145. Ponyo (Hayao Miyazaki, 2008) #628
  146. 127 Hours (Danny Boyle, 2010) #275
  147. Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch, 2013) #248
  148. The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese, 2013) #319
  149. Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2014) #722
  150. Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami, 2012) #537
  151. Paradise Now (Hany Abu-Assad, 2005) #345
  152. Inside Llewyn Davis (Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, 2013) #105
  153. Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen, 2013) #451
  154. Billy Elliot (Stephen Daldry, 2000) #333
  155. Gone Girl (David Fincher, 2014) #357
  156. Blue is the Warmest Color (Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013) #242
  157. Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller, 2014) #539
  158. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Werner Herzog, 2010) #466
  159. 13 Assassins (Takashi Miike, 2010) #952
  160. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson, 2012) #99
  161. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 2000) #268
  162. Catch Me if You Can (Steven Spielberg, 2002) #836
  163. Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, 2009) #122
  164. Burn After Reading (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 2008) #786
  165. Dogville (Lars von Trier, 2003) #35
  166. The Village (M. Night Shyamalan, 2004) #673
  167. Whisky (Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll, 2004) #661
  168. Frances Ha (Noah Bumbauch, 2012) #247
  169. Still Life (Jia Zhangke, 2006) #68
  170. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (Seth Gordon, 2006) #758
  171. Life of Pi (Ang Lee, 2012) #369
  172. Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon, 2012) #939
  173. The Avengers (Joss Whedon, 2012) #647
  174. Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010) #780
  175. Bamako (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2006) #284
  176. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, 2014) #130
  177. Contagion (Steven Soderbergh, 2011) #765
  178. Before Midnight (Richard Linklater, 2013) #185
  179. Rango (Gore Verbinski, 2011) #954
  180. The Kid with a Bike (Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, 2011) #744
  181. The Lego Movie (Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, 2014) #479
  182. Like Father, Like Son (Hirokazu Koreeda, 2013) #777
  183. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (David Fincher, 2011) #577
  184. Hugo (Martin Scorsese, 2011) #125
  185. Nebraska (Alexander Payne, 2013) #535
  186. Searching for Sugar Man (Malik Bendjelloul, 2012) #471
  187. Win Win (Tom McCarthy, 2011) #585
  188. Land of the Dead (George Romero, 2005) #521
  189. Drug War (Johnnie To, 2012) #630
  190. The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodovar, 2011) #424
  191. This is Not a Film (2011, Jafar Panahi, Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, 2011) #189
  192. We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011, Lynne Ramsay) #353
  193. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chobsky, 2012) #919
  194. Moneyball (2011, Bennett Miller) #256
  195. The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski, 2010) #203
  196. No Country for Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen, 2007) #23
  197. The Informant! (Stephen Soderbergh, 2009) #770
  198. To Be and to Have (Nicolas Philibert, 2002) #135
  199. The Maid (Sebastián Silva, 2009) #938
  200. A Beautiful Mind (Ron Howard, 2001) #692
  201. Finding Nemo (Andrew Stanton & Lee Unkrich, 2003) #70
  202. Letters from Iwo Jima (Clint Eastwood, 2006) #129
  203. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009) #48
  204. X2 (Bryan Singer, 2003) #965
  205. Persepolis (Vincent Paronnaud & Marjane Satrapi) #202
  206. 3:10 to Yuma (2007, James Mangold) #981
  207. Argo (Ben Affleck, 2012) #179
  208. Y tu mamá también (Alfonso Cuarón, 2001) #27
  209. Zatoichi (Takeshi Kitano, 2003) #845
  210. Avatar (James Cameron, 2009) #113
  211. United 93 (Paul Greengrass, 2006) #115
  212. The Class (Laurent Cantet, 2008) #342
  213. Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-Liang, 2013) #613
  214. Skyfall (Sam Mendes, 2012) #492
  215. Post Tenebras Lux (Carlos Reygadas, 2012) #910
  216. The Incredibles (Brad Bird, 2004) #82
  217. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (Mamoru Oshii, 2004) #540
  218. Pina (Wim Wenders, 2011) #590
  219. Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson, 2008) #93
  220. Primer (Shane Carruth, 2004) #279
  221. Platform (Jia Zhangke, 2000) #17
  222. At Sea (Peter B. Hutton, 2007) #778
  223. School of Rock (Richard Linklater, 2003) #307
  224. Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, 2013) #206
  225. RR (James Benning, 2007) #604
  226. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (Tsai Ming-liang, 2003) #45
  227. Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols, 2011) #215
  228. Upstream Color (Shane Carruth, 2013) #291
  229. 21 Grams (Alejandro González Iñarritu, 2003) #238
  230. 8 Women (François Ozon, 2002) #1000
  231. The Orphanage (Juan Antonio Bayona, 2007) #728
  232. Lincoln (Steven Spielberg, 2012) #174
  233. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson, 2011) #309
  234. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julian Schnabel, 2007) #187
  235. Eastern Promises (David Cronenberg, 2007) #270
  236. Downfall (Oliver Hirschbiegel, 2004) #327
  237. Spider-Man (Sam Raimi, 2002) #516
  238. The Devil's Backbone (Guillermo del Toro, 2001) #296
  239. Be Kind Rewind (Michel Gondry, 2008) #823
  240. Leviathan (Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel) #175
  241. Unknown Pleasures (Jiz Zhangke, 2002) #180
  242. King Kong (Peter Jackson, 2005) #398
  243. Sin City (Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller, 2005) #607
  244. Syriana (Stephen Gaghan, 2005) #422
  245. Blue Valentine (Derek Cianfrace, 2010) #288
  246. Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass, 2013) #656
  247. The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius, 2011) #150
  248. Dogtooth (Giorgos Lanthimos, 2009) #244
  249. Gomorrah (Matteo Garrone, 2008) #409
  250. A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, 2005) #31
  251. Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen, 2011) #482
  252. Ichi the Killer (Takashi Miike, 2001) #991
  253. Minority Report (Steven Spielberg, 2002) #241
  254. Winter Sleep (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2014) #697
  255. The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013) #520
  256. Whiplash (Damien Chazelle, 2014) #212
  257. Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn, 2014) #937
  258. Force majeure (Ruben Ostlund, 2014) #273
  259. Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy, 2014) #304
  260. Edge of Tomorrow (Doug Liman, 2014) #839
  261. The Sea Inside (Alejandro Amenabar, 2004) #595
  262. Life Itself (Steve James, 2014) #827
  263. Two Lovers (James Gray, 2008) #245
  264. Up in the Air (Jason Reitman, 2009) #278
  265. Spellbound (Jeffrey Blitz, 2002) #239
  266. Monsters (Gareth Edwards, 2010) #745
  267. Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009) #587
  268. Looper (Rian Johnson, 2012) #571
  269. Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn, 2011) #210
  270. The Devil's Rejects (Rob Zombie, 2005) #560
  271. Of Gods and Men (Xavier Beauvois, 2010) #380
  272. The Fog of War (Errol Morris, 2003) #96
  273. The Life Acquatic of Steve Zissou (Wes Anderson, 2004) #354
  274. Ghost World (Terry Zwigoff, 2001) #87
  275. Uncle Boonmee who can Recall his Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010) #36
  276. The House of the Devil (Ti West, 2008) #804
  277. The King's Speech (Tom Hooper, 2010) #190
  278. The Circle (Jafar Panahi, 2000) #143
  279. A Prairie Home Companion (Robert Altman, 2006) #299
  280. True Grit (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 2010) #276
  281. The Constant Gardener (Fernando Meirelles, 2005) #689
  282. High Tension (Alexandre Aja, 2003) #866
  283. Winter's Bone (Debra Granik, 2010) #84
  284. Selma (Ava DuVernay, 2014) #405
  285. Rabbit Hole (John Cameron Mitchell, 2010) #766
  286. The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow, 2008) #30
  287. Somewhere (Sofia Coppola, 2010) #924
  288. Room 237 (Rodney Ascher, 2012) #718
  289. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow), 2012 #63
  290. Berberian Sound Studio (Peter Strickland, 2012) #788
  291. Revolutionary Road (Sam Mendes, 2008) #642
  292. Something in the Air (2012, Olivier Assayas) #953
  293. Almost Famous (Cameron Crowe, 2000) #178
  294. Star Trek (J.J. Abrams, 2009) #570
  295. The Queen (Stephen Frears, 2006) #118
  296. Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg, 2012) #403
  297. No (Pablo Larraín, 2012) #536
  298. The Aviator (Martin Scorsese, 2004) #198
  299. Red Riding: 1974 (Julian Jarrold, 2009) #767
  300. Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zaitlin, 2012) #156
  301. Broken Flowers (Jim Jarmusch, 2005) #486
  302. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, 2006) #74
  303. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001) #24
  304. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Alfonso Cuarón, 2004) #565
  305. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Gore Verbinsky, 2003) #872
  306. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Rupert Wyatt, 2011) #477
  307. Shrek (Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson, 2001) #182
  308. Public Enemies (Michael Mann, 2009) #454
  309. The Triplets of Belleville (Sylvain Chomet, 2003) #177
  310. Monsters Inc. (Pete Docter, 2001) #351
  311. Inside Man (Spike Lee, 2006) #622
  312. Amélie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001) #44
  313. March of the Penguins (Luc Jacquet, 2005) #617
  314. Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002) #15
  315. The 40 Year Old Virgin (Judd Apatow, 2005) #376
  316. Magic Mike (Steven Soderbergh, 2012) #478
  317. Crash (Paul Haggis, 2004) #316
  318. Chicken Run (Peter Lord, Nick Park, 2000) #292
  319. X-Men (Bryan Singer, 2000) #720
  320. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011) #6
  321. Ida (Pawel Pawlikowski, 2013) #214
  322. ¡Vivan las Antipodas! (Victor Kossakovsky, 2011) #891
  323. War of the Worlds (Steven Spielberg, 2005) #529
  324. The Matrix Reloaded (Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski, 2003) #935
  325. Tarnation (Jonathan Caouette, 2003) #211
  326. Infernal Affairs (Andrew Lau, Alan Mak, 2002) #191
  327. Martha Marcy May Marlene (Sean Durkin, 2011) #289
  328. Manakamana (Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez, 2013) #538
  329. Elf (Jon Favreau, 2003) #988
  330. Zoolander (Ben Stiller, 2001) #286
  331. The Girlfriend Experience (Steven Soderbergh, 2009) #923
  332. Bastards (Claire Denis, 2013) #693
  333. Gangs of New York (Martin Scorsese, 2002) #271
  334. Lilo & Stitch (Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois, 2002) #805
  335. Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011) #338
  336. The Ring (Gore Verbinski, 2002) #791
  337. High Fidelity (Stephen Frears, 2000) #317
  338. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Woody Allen, 2008) #566
  339. Masked and Anonymous (Larry Charles, 2003) #999
  340. The Kids Are All Right (Lisa Cholodenko, 2010) #134
  341. Black Hawk Down (Ridley Scott, 2001) #287
  342. The Descendants (Alexander Payne, 2011) #197
  343. War Horse (Steven Spielberg, 2011) #696
  344. The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson, 2001) #39
  345. Greenberg (Noah Bumbauch, 2011) #514
  346. Precious (Lee Daniels, 2008) #578
  347. Finding Neverland (Marc Foster, 2004) #947
  348. Flags of Our Fathers (Clint Eastwood, 2006) #336
  349. The Imitation Game (Morten Tyldlum, 2014) #908
  350. The Passion of the Christ (Mel Gibson, 2004) #551
  351. The Fighter (David O. Russell, 2010) #325
  352. Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, 2012) #243
  353. An Education (Lone Scherfig, 2009) #614
  354. (500) Days of Summer (Marc Webb, 2009) #650
  355. Babel (Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, 2006) #370
  356. Battle in Heaven (Carlos Reygadas, 2005) #237
  357. The Departed (Martin Scorsese, 2006) #94
  358. The Last Samurai (Edward Zwick, 2003) #997
  359. Monsoon Wedding (Mira Nair, 2001) #269
  360. American Hustle (David O. Russell, 2013) #330
  361. Sideways (Alexander Payne, 2004) #41
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