Best Movies of 2011

1.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

7.2
8.1/10 IMDB

Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Felton, David Thewlis, Oliver Phelps ..
Directed by: David Yates
Release date: 2011-07-07
2.

The Help

6.7
8.1/10 IMDB

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Mike Vogel, Allison Janney, Sissy Spacek, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly ..
Directed by: Tate Taylor
Release date: 2011-08-09
3.

X-Men: First Class

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon, Rose Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, January Jones, Jason Flemyng, Lucas Till, Caleb Landry Jones ..
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Release date: 2011-06-01
4.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Goran Visnjic, Stellan Skarsgård, Robin Wright, Steven Berkoff, Joely Richardson, Embeth Davidtz, Geraldine James ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 2011-12-14
5.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

A highly intelligent chimpanzee named Caeser has been living a peaceful suburban life ever since he was born. But when he gets taken to a cruel primate facility, Caeser decides to revolt against those who have harmed him.

Starring: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo, Tyler Labine, Jamie Harris, Ty Olsson ..
Directed by: Rupert Wyatt
Release date: 2011-08-03
6.

Drive

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac, Christina Hendricks, Ron Perlman, Kaden Leos, Jeff Wolfe, James Biberi ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2011-09-15
7.

Detachment

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.

Starring: Adrien Brody, Marcia Gay Harden, James Caan, Christina Hendricks, Lucy Liu, Blythe Danner, Tim Blake Nelson, William Petersen, Bryan Cranston, Sami Gayle ..
Directed by: Tony Kaye
Release date: 2011-04-24
8.

Midnight in Paris

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kurt Fuller, Mimi Kennedy, Michael Sheen, Nina Arianda, Carla Bruni, Maurice Sonnenberg, Thierry Hancisse, Guillaume Gouix ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 2011-05-11
9.

Fast Five

6.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Matt Schulze, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Tego Calderon, Don Omar ..
Directed by: Justin Lin
Release date: 2011-04-20
10.

Hugo

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, Christopher Lee, Helen McCrory, Michael Stuhlbarg, Frances de la Tour ..
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Release date: 2011-11-22
11.

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

6.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Anil Kapoor, Léa Seydoux, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann, Ivan Shvedoff ..
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 2011-12-07
12.

We Need to Talk About Kevin

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Starring: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell, Rock Duer, Ashley Gerasimovich, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Alex Manette, Kenneth Franklin, Leslie Lyles ..
Directed by: Lynne Ramsay
Release date: 2011-09-28
13.

Moneyball

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Chris Pratt, Stephen Bishop, Brent Jennings, Ken Medlock, Tammy Blanchard, Jack McGee ..
Directed by: Bennett Miller
Release date: 2011-09-23
14.

Kung Fu Panda 2

6.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

Starring: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, David Cross, Michelle Yeoh, James Hong ..
Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Release date: 2011-05-25
15.

Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair

6.1
8.8/10 IMDB

An assassin is shot and almost killed by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance. Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is a complete edit of the two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2. The film was originally scheduled to be released as one part. However, due to the film's over 4 hour running time, it was split into two parts.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Julie Dreyfus, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shin'ichi Chiba, Michael Parks ..
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Release date: 2011-03-27
16.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Kelly Reilly, Geraldine James, Eddie Marsan, Stephen Fry, William Houston, Affif Ben Badra ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2011-11-22
17.

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer, a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.

Starring: Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Marisa Tomei, Kevin Bacon, Lio Tipton, Jonah Bobo, Joey King, Beth Littleford ..
Directed by: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Release date: 2011-07-29
18.

Source Code

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Russell Peters, Michael Arden, Jeffrey Wright, Cas Anvar, Brent Skagford, Craig Thomas, Gordon Masten ..
Directed by: Duncan Jones
Release date: 2011-03-30
19.

50/50

6.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston, Serge Houde, Andrew Airlie, Sugar Lyn Beard, Matt Frewer, Philip Baker Hall ..
Directed by: Jonathan Levine
Release date: 2011-09-30
20.

War Horse

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Kebbell, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, David Kross, Nicolas Bro, Eddie Marsan ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2011-12-25
21.

The Adventures of Tintin

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Tintin and Snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock and bumbling detectives, Thompson and Thomson, travel half the world, one step ahead of their enemies, as Tintin endeavors to find the Unicorn, a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse.

Starring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Cary Elwes, Tony Curran, Toby Jones, Daniel Mays, Sebastian Roché ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2011-10-24
22.

Limitless

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish, Andrew Howard, Anna Friel, Johnny Whitworth, Robert John Burke, Darren Goldstein, Tomas Arana, Ned Eisenberg ..
Directed by: Neil Burger
Release date: 2011-03-08
23.

Submarine

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar problems arise in his relationship with Jordana.

Starring: Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins, Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, Darren Evans, Gemma Chan, Osian Cai Dulais, Lily McCann, Otis Lloyd ..
Directed by: Richard Ayoade
Release date: 2011-03-18
24.

Jane Eyre

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close in friendship and she soon finds herself falling in love with him. Happiness seems to have found Jane at last, but could Mr. Rochester's terrible secret be about to destroy it forever?

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench, Su Eliott, Holliday Grainger, Tamzin Merchant, Amelia Clarkson, Craig Roberts, Sally Hawkins ..
Directed by: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Release date: 2011-03-11
25.

The Lincoln Lawyer

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo, Michael Peña, Bob Gunton, Frances Fisher, Bryan Cranston ..
Directed by: Brad Furman
Release date: 2011-03-17
26.

Thor

5.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Clark Gregg, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Tadanobu Asano ..
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Release date: 2011-04-21
27.

Samsara

5.9
8.4/10 IMDB

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Starring: Marcos Luna, Putu Dinda Pratika, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika, Marcos Luna, Hiroshi Ishiguro ..
Directed by: Ron Fricke
Release date: 2011-09-16
28.

One Day

5.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Tom Mison, Jodie Whittaker, Rafe Spall, Patricia Clarkson, Ken Stott, Romola Garai, Matt Berry, Toby Regbo ..
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Release date: 2011-03-02
29.

Captain America: The First Avenger

5.9
6.9/10 IMDB

During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

Starring: Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Richard Armitage, Neal McDonough ..
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 2011-07-22
30.

Rango

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt.

Starring: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Ned Beatty, Bill Nighy, Alfred Molina, Abigail Breslin, Claudia Black, Timothy Olyphant, Ray Winstone, Stephen Root ..
Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Release date: 2011-03-02
31.

Melancholia

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Rampling, John Hurt, Alexander Skarsgård, Stellan Skarsgård, Brady Corbet, Udo Kier, Jesper Christensen ..
Directed by: Lars von Trier
Release date: 2011-05-26
32.

Real Steel

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After his robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand, Hope Davis, James Rebhorn, Karl Yune, Olga Fonda, John Gatins ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2011-09-28
33.

Carnage

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.

Starring: Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly, Elvis Polanski, Eliot Berger, Julie Adams, Joseph Rezwin, Tanya Lopert, Nathan Rippy ..
Directed by: Roman Polanski
Release date: 2011-09-16
34.

Shame

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Brandon, a thirty-something man living in New York, eludes intimacy with women but feeds his deepest desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his younger sister temporarily moves into his apartment, stirring up bitter memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's life, like his fragile mind, gets out of control.

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Nicole Beharie, Alex Manette, Hannah Ware, Anna Rose Hopkins, Elizabeth Masucci, Rachel Farrar, Loren Omer ..
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Release date: 2011-10-02
35.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose in their old age.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Penelope Wilton, Ramona Marquez, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Hugh Dickson ..
Directed by: John Madden
Release date: 2011-11-28
36.

The Descendants

5.8
7.3/10 IMDB

With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront a young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.

Starring: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Robert Forster, Judy Greer, Beau Bridges, Matthew Lillard, Rob Huebel, Mary Birdsong ..
Directed by: Alexander Payne
Release date: 2011-09-09
37.

Super 8

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Starring: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Riley Griffiths, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard, Gabriel Basso, Bruce Greenwood, Noah Emmerich, AJ Michalka ..
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2011-06-08
38.

Rio

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a lone female, lives in Rio de Janeiro, Blu and Linda go to meet her. Animal smugglers kidnap Blu and Jewel, but the pair soon escape and begin a perilous adventure back to freedom -- and Linda.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jane Lynch, Will.i.am, Wanda Sykes, George Lopez, Jamie Foxx, Rodrigo Santoro, Jemaine Clement ..
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Release date: 2011-04-03
39.

Soul Surfer

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

The true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.

Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Lorraine Nicholson, Carrie Underwood, Dennis Quaid, Kevin Sorbo, Ross Thomas, Chris Brochu, Jeremy Sumter, Sonya Balmores Chung ..
Directed by: Sean McNamara
Release date: 2011-04-08
40.

We Bought a Zoo

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper and the rest of the staff, but, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble.

Starring: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Angus Macfadyen, Elle Fanning, Patrick Fugit, John Michael Higgins, Stephanie Szostak ..
Directed by: Cameron Crowe
Release date: 2011-12-08
41.

Margin Call

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Ashley Williams, Demi Moore, Simon Baker, Penn Badgley, Mary McDonnell, Stanley Tucci ..
Directed by: J.C. Chandor
Release date: 2011-02-11
42.

The Adjustment Bureau

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, John Slattery, Anthony Mackie, Lauren Hodges, Shane McRae, Terence Stamp, Michael Kelly, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner ..
Directed by: George Nolfi
Release date: 2011-03-03
43.

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.

Starring: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow, John Goodman, Viola Davis, Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Caldwell, Hazelle Goodman, Adrian Martinez ..
Directed by: Stephen Daldry
Release date: 2011-12-25
44.

Water for Elephants

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Hal Holbrook, Richard Brake, Paul Schneider, Sam Anderson, William Morse, Tatum Etheridge, Jim Norton ..
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2011-04-15
45.

The Ides of March

5.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright, Max Minghella, Jennifer Ehle, Gregory Itzin ..
Directed by: George Clooney
Release date: 2011-09-24
46.

Puss in Boots

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true story of The Cat, The Myth, The Legend... The Boots.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris, Guillermo del Toro, Constance Marie, Mike Mitchell, Rich Dietl, Ryan Crego ..
Directed by: Chris Miller
Release date: 2011-10-28
47.

Horrible Bosses

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers... permanently.

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Donald Sutherland, Lindsay Sloane, John Francis Daley, Kevin Spacey ..
Directed by: Seth Gordon
Release date: 2011-07-08
48.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

Starring: John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, Ciarán Hinds, Simon McBurney ..
Directed by: Tomas Alfredson
Release date: 2011-09-16
49.

In Time

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as 'time keepers'.

Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Olivia Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Galecki, Matt Bomer, Vincent Kartheiser, Yaya DaCosta, Toby Hemingway ..
Directed by: Andrew Niccol
Release date: 2011-10-27
50.

Contagion

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard, Laurence Fishburne, Bryan Cranston, Sanaa Lathan, Jennifer Ehle, Daria Strokous ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2011-09-08

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