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