The Best Movies of 2011   (202) Most Notable
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# 1 for 2011, # 570 Overall A Separation 2011 Farhadi, Asghar Iran BD
# 2 for 2011, # 578 Overall The Artist 2011 Hazanavicius, Michel France / Belgium BD
# 3 for 2011, # 703 Overall The Tree of Life 2011 Malick, Terrence USA BDS
# 4 for 2011, # 825 Overall Hugo 2011 Scorsese, Martin USA BDS
# 5 for 2011, # 918 Overall The Descendants 2011 Payne, Alexander USA BD
# 6 for 2011, # 1169 Overall Melancholia 2011 von Trier, Lars Denmark / Sweden / France / Germany BD
# 7 for 2011, # 1328 Overall Midnight in Paris 2011 Allen, Woody Spain / USA BD
# 8 for 2011, # 1558 Overall War Horse 2011 Spielberg, Steven USA BDS
# 9 for 2011, # 1567 Overall The Kid with a Bike 2011 Dardenne, Jean-Pierre / Dardenne, Luc Belgium / France BD
# 10 for 2011, # 1571 Overall Moneyball 2011 Miller, Bennett USA BDS
# 11 for 2011, # 1622 Overall Le Havre 2011 Kaurismäki, Aki Finland / France / Germany BD
# 12 for 2011, # 1637 Overall Margaret 2011 Lonergan, Kenneth USA BD
# 13 for 2011, # 1660 Overall Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 2011 Alfredson, Tomas France / UK / Germany BD
# 14 for 2011, # 1677 Overall Drive 2011 Refn, Nicolas Winding USA BDS
# 14 for 2011, # 1677 Overall The Intouchables 2011 Nakache, Olivier / Toledano, Eric France BDS
# 15 for 2011, # 1680 Overall Shame 2011 McQueen, Steve UK BD
# 16 for 2011, # 1691 Overall The Ides of March 2011 Clooney, George USA BD
# 17 for 2011, # 1716 Overall The Help 2011 Taylor, Tate USA / India / United Arab Emirates BDS
# 18 for 2011, # 1755 Overall Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 Yates, David UK / USA BDS
# 19 for 2011, # 1834 Overall Footnote 2011 Cedar, Joseph Israel BD
# 20 for 2011, # 1856 Overall The Guard 2011 McDonagh, John Michael Ireland BD
# 21 for 2011, # 1892 Overall Monsieur Lazhar 2011 Falardeau, Philippe Canada BD
# 22 for 2011, # 1942 Overall Martha Marcy May Marlene 2011 Durkin, Sean USA BD
# 23 for 2011, # 1969 Overall 50/50 2011 Levine, Jonathan USA BD
# 24 for 2011, # 2035 Overall The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2011 Fincher, David USA / Sweden / UK / Germany BDS
# 25 for 2011, # 2074 Overall The Skin I Live In 2011 Almodóvar, Pedro Spain BDS
# 26 for 2011, # 2112 Overall A Dangerous Method 2011 Cronenberg, David Canada / Germany / UK / Switzerland BDS
# 27 for 2011, # 2137 Overall My Week with Marilyn 2011 Curtis, Simon UK / USA BDS
# 28 for 2011, # 2167 Overall Page One: Inside The New York Times 2011 Rossi, Andrew USA BD
# 29 for 2011, # 2177 Overall Buck 2011 Meehl, Cindy USA BD
# 30 for 2011, # 2262 Overall In Darkness 2011 Holland, Agnieszka Poland / Germany BD
# 31 for 2011, # 2276 Overall Super 8 2011 Abrams, J.J. USA BDS
# 32 for 2011, # 2288 Overall Pina 2011 Wenders, Wim Germany / France / UK BDS
# 33 for 2011, # 2297 Overall A Simple Life 2011 Hui, Ann Hong Kong BD
# 34 for 2011, # 2298 Overall Headhunters 2011 Tyldum, Morten Norway / Germany BD
# 35 for 2011, # 2317 Overall Take Shelter 2011 Nichols, Jeff USA BDS
# 36 for 2011, # 2327 Overall Bridesmaids 2011 Feig, Paul USA BD
# 37 for 2011, # 2330 Overall Warrior 2011 O'Connor, Gavin USA BDS
# 38 for 2011, # 2341 Overall Like Crazy 2011 Doremus, Drake USA BD
# 39 for 2011, # 2348 Overall Coriolanus 2011 Fiennes, Ralph UK BD
# 39 for 2011, # 2348 Overall Higher Ground 2011 Farmiga, Vera USA BD
# 39 for 2011, # 2348 Overall Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 2011 Bird, Brad USA BDS
# 39 for 2011, # 2348 Overall Pariah 2011 Rees, Dee USA BDS
# 40 for 2011, # 2350 Overall Polisse 2011 Le Besco, Maïwenn France D
# 41 for 2011, # 2352 Overall Terri 2011 Jacobs, Azazel USA BD
# 42 for 2011, # 2357 Overall Win Win 2011 McCarthy, Tom USA BD
# 43 for 2011, # 2364 Overall X-Men: First Class 2011 Vaughn, Matthew USA BDS
# 44 for 2011, # 2368 Overall The Turin Horse 2011 Tarr, Béla / Hranitzky, Ágnes Hungary / France / Germany / Switzerland / USA BD
# 45 for 2011, # 2371 Overall Project Nim 2011 Marsh, James UK D
# 46 for 2011, # 2377 Overall Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 2011 Daldry, Stephen USA BD
# 47 for 2011, # 2387 Overall The Raid: Redemption 2011 Evans, Gareth Indonesia / USA BD
# 48 for 2011, # 2389 Overall Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey 2011 Marks, Constance / Shane, Philip USA D
# 49 for 2011, # 2410 Overall Rango 2011 Verbinski, Gore USA BDS
# 50 for 2011, # 2413 Overall We Need to Talk About Kevin 2011 Ramsay, Lynne UK / USA BD
# 51 for 2011, # 2416 Overall Bullhead 2011 Roskam, Michael R. Belgium BD
# 52 for 2011, # 2428 Overall Chicken with Plums 2011 Satrapi, Marjane / Paronnaud, Vincent France / Germany / Belgium DS
# 53 for 2011, # 2436 Overall Hanna 2011 Wright, Joe USA / UK / Germany BD
# 54 for 2011, # 2454 Overall Dark Horse 2011 Solondz, Todd USA BD
# 55 for 2011, # 2457 Overall J. Edgar 2011 Eastwood, Clint USA BD
# 56 for 2011, # 2459 Overall The Interrupters 2011 James, Steve USA BD
# 57 for 2011, # 2468 Overall Into the Abyss 2011 Herzog, Werner Germany / Canada BD
# 58 for 2011, # 2474 Overall The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2011 Madden, John UK BDS
# 59 for 2011, # 2479 Overall Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles 2011 Foy, Jon USA D
# 60 for 2011, # 2481 Overall Rampart 2011 Moverman, Oren USA BDS
# 61 for 2011, # 2482 Overall Tomboy 2011 Sciamma, Céline France D
# 62 for 2011, # 2484 Overall Where Do We Go Now? 2011 Labaki, Nadine France / Lebanon / Egypt / Italy BD
# 63 for 2011, # 2485 Overall Kinyarwanda 2011 Brown, Alrick USA / France D
# 64 for 2011, # 2487 Overall Hell and Back Again 2011 Dennis, Danfung USA / UK / Afghanistan BD
# 65 for 2011, # 2499 Overall The Last Mountain 2011 Haney, Bill USA D
# 65 for 2011, # 2499 Overall Oslo, August 31 2011 Trier, Joachim Norway D
# 66 for 2011, # 2500 Overall Bernie 2011 Linklater, Richard USA BD
# 66 for 2011, # 2500 Overall Horrible Bosses 2011 Gordon, Seth USA BDS
# 66 for 2011, # 2500 Overall Jane Eyre 2011 Fukunaga, Cary UK BDS
# 66 for 2011, # 2500 Overall Kung Fu Panda 2 2011 Yuh, Jennifer USA BDS
# 66 for 2011, # 2500 Overall Undefeated 2011 Lindsay, Daniel / Martin, T.J. USA BD
# 67 for 2011, # 2511 Overall The Adventures of Tintin 2011 Spielberg, Steven USA / New Zealand BDS
# 67 for 2011, # 2511 Overall Cars 2 2011 Lasseter, John / Lewis, Brad USA BDS
# 68 for 2011, # 2517 Overall Starbuck 2011 Scott, Ken Canada D
# 69 for 2011, # 2519 Overall Friends with Kids 2011 Westfeldt, Jennifer USA BD
# 69 for 2011, # 2519 Overall The Greatest Movie Ever Sold 2011 Spurlock, Morgan USA BD
# 70 for 2011, # 2523 Overall The Muppets 2011 Bobin, James USA BDS
# 71 for 2011, # 2524 Overall Conan O'Brien Can't Stop 2011 Flender, Rodman USA BDS
# 72 for 2011, # 2539 Overall The Mill and the Cross 2011 Majewski, Lech Sweden / Poland BD
# 73 for 2011, # 2541 Overall Another Earth 2011 Cahill, Mike USA BDS
# 74 for 2011, # 2565 Overall Faust 2011 Sokurov, Aleksander Russia D
# 75 for 2011, # 2569 Overall Margin Call 2011 Chandor, J.C. USA BD
# 75 for 2011, # 2569 Overall Tyrannosaur 2011 Considine, Paddy UK D
# 76 for 2011, # 2576 Overall Bully 2011 Hirsch, Lee USA BD
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Alpis 2011 Lanthimos, Giorgos Greece
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Carnage 2011 Polanski, Roman France / Germany / Poland BD
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Duo Mingjin 2011 To, Johnnie Hong Kong
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall 4:44 Last Day On Earth 2011 Ferrara, Abel USA BD
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Hahithalfut 2011 Kolirin, Eran Israel
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Himizu 2011 Sono, Shion Japan
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Killer Joe 2011 Friedkin, William USA BD
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall L'ultimo terrestre 2011 Pacinotti, Gian Alfonso / Gipi Italy S
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Quando la notte 2011 Comencini, Cristina Italy
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Ren Shan Ren Hai 2011 Cai, Shangjun China / Hong Kong
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Saideke Balai 2011 Wei, Te-Sheng Taiwan
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# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Terraferma 2011 Crialese, Emanuele Italy / France BD
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Texas Killing Fields 2011 Mann, Ami Canaan USA BD
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Un été brûlant 2011 Garrel, Philippe France / Italy / Switzerland
# 77 for 2011, # 2585 Overall Wuthering Heights 2011 Arnold, Andrea UK BD
# 78 for 2011, # 2589 Overall Chinese Take-Away 2011 Borensztein, Sebastián Argentina / Spain Y
# 78 for 2011, # 2589 Overall In the Family 2011 Wang, Patrick USA BD
# 78 for 2011, # 2589 Overall Patang 2011 Bhargava, Prashant USA / India
# 78 for 2011, # 2589 Overall Samsara 2011 Fricke, Ron USA BDS
# 79 for 2011, # 2595 Overall The Flowers of War 2011 Zhang, Yimou China / Hong Kong BD
# 79 for 2011, # 2595 Overall In the Land of Blood and Honey 2011 Jolie, Angelina USA BDS
# 79 for 2011, # 2595 Overall Salmon Fishing in the Yemen 2011 Hallström, Lasse UK BDS
# 80 for 2011, # 2599 Overall Life in a Day 2011 Clisby, Loressa / Macdonald, Kevin UK / USA BD
# 80 for 2011, # 2599 Overall The Swell Season 2011 August-Perna, Nick / Dapkins, Chris / Mirabella-Davis, Carlo USA / Czech Republic / Ireland D
# 81 for 2011, # 2600 Overall Mildred Pierce 2011 Haynes, Todd USA BDS
# 82 for 2011, # 2603 Overall How to Die in Oregon 2011 Richardson, Peter USA D
# 82 for 2011, # 2603 Overall The Law in These Parts 2011 Alexandrowicz, Ra'anan Israel D
# 82 for 2011, # 2603 Overall Violeta Went to Heaven 2011 Wood, Andrés Chile / Argentina / Brazil D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Anonymous 2011 Emmerich, Roland UK / Germany BDS
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall A Better Life 2011 Weitz, Chris USA BD
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Day He Arrives 2011 Hong, Sang-soo South Korea D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Deep Blue Sea 2011 Davies, Terence USA / UK BD
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall El Velador 2011 Almada, Natalia Mexico D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Flat 2011 Goldfinger, Arnon Israel / Germany D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Future 2011 July, Miranda Germany / USA D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall House of Pleasures 2011 Bonello, Bertrand France D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall I Will Follow 2011 DuVernay, Ava USA D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall I Wish 2011 Koreeda, Hirokazu Japan D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Last Rites of Joe May 2011 Maggio, Joe USA D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Mulberry Child 2011 Cooper, Susan Morgan USA / China
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Natural Selection 2011 Pickering, Robbie USA BDS
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory 2011 Berlinger, Joe / Sinofsky, Bruce USA D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 2011 Ritchie, Guy USA BDS
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Shun Li and the Poet 2011 Segre, Andrea Italy / France D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Simon and the Oaks 2011 Ohlin, Lisa Sweden / Denmark / Germany / Norway DS
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Snowtown Murders 2011 Kurzel, Justin Australia D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Source Code 2011 Jones, Duncan USA / France BDS
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Surviving Progress 2011 Roy, Mathieu / Crooks, Harold Canada D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall This Is Not a Film 2011 Mirtahmasb, Mojtaba / Panahi, Jafar Iran D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall This Must Be the Place 2011 Sorrentino, Paolo Italy / France / Ireland BDS
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Trishna 2011 Winterbottom, Michael UK D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Trouble with the Truth 2011 Hemphill, Jim USA
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Unforgiveable 2011 Téchiné, André France D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall We Have a Pope 2011 Moretti, Nanni Italy / France D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Well-Digger's Daughter 2011 Auteuil, Daniel France BD
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall The Woman in the Fifth 2011 Pawlikowski, Pawel France / Poland / UK D
# 83 for 2011, # 2607 Overall Young Adult 2011 Reitman, Jason USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Albert Nobbs 2011 García, Rodrigo UK / Ireland BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Arthur Christmas 2011 Smith, Sarah / Cook, Barry UK / USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Avalon 2011 Petersén, Axel Sweden
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Ballad of Nessie 2011 Wermers, Stevie / Deters, Kevin USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Battle: Los Angeles 2011 Liebesman, Jonathan USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall The Beaver 2011 Foster, Jodie USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall The Big Year 2011 Frankel, David USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Contagion 2011 Soderbergh, Steven USA / United Arab Emirates BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011 Stapleton, Alex USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Declaration of War 2011 Donzelli, Valérie France D
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Dolphin Tale 2011 Smith, Charles Martin USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall The First Man 2011 Amelio, Gianni France / Italy
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall The Girls in the Band 2011 Chaikin, Judy USA
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Good for Nothing 2011 Wallis, Mike New Zealand D
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Green Lantern 2011 Campbell, Martin USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Happy Feet Two 2011 Miller, George Australia BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Hysteria 2011 Wexler, Tanya UK / France / Germany / Luxembourg BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall In Good Time: The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland 2011 Huey USA
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Jeff, Who Lives at Home 2011 Duplass, Jay / Duplass, Mark USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Mars Needs Moms 2011 Wells, Simon USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall On the Shoulders of Giants 2011 Morales, Deborah USA D
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Page Eight 2011 Hare, David UK BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding 2011 Beresford, Bruce USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Photographic Memory 2011 McElwee, Ross USA / France D
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Prom 2011 Nussbaum, Joe USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Puss in Boots 2011 Miller, Chris USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Real Steel 2011 Levy, Shawn USA / India BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Rio 2011 Saldanha, Carlos USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall We Bought a Zoo 2011 Crowe, Cameron USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall What's Your Number? 2011 Mylod, Mark USA BD
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Wild and Weird 2011 various USA D
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Winnie the Pooh 2011 Anderson, Stephen J. / Hall, Don USA BDS
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Woody Allen: A Documentary 2011 Weide, Robert B. USA D
# 84 for 2011, # 2613 Overall Zookeeper 2011 Coraci, Frank USA BD
# 85 for 2011, # 2620 Overall Blackthorn 2011 Gil, Mateo Spain / France / Bolivia / UK BD
# 85 for 2011, # 2620 Overall The Music Never Stopped 2011 Kohlberg, Jim USA DS
# 85 for 2011, # 2620 Overall Revenge of the Electric Car 2011 Paine, Chris USA D
# 86 for 2011, # 2621 Overall Attack the Block 2011 Cornish, Joe UK BDS
# 86 for 2011, # 2621 Overall Bellflower 2011 Glodell, Evan USA BDS
# 86 for 2011, # 2621 Overall The Cabin in the Woods 2011 Goddard, Drew USA BDS
# 86 for 2011, # 2621 Overall Damsels in Distress 2011 Stillman, Whit USA BDS
# 86 for 2011, # 2621 Overall Haywire 2011 Soderbergh, Steven USA / Ireland BDS
# 86 for 2011, # 2621 Overall The Iron Lady 2011 Lloyd, Phyllida UK / France BDS
# 87 for 2011, # 2623 Overall Born to Be Wild 2011 Lickley, David USA BD
NR Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked 2011 Mitchell, Mike USA BDS
NR Captain America: The First Avenger 2011 Johnston, Joe USA BDS
NR Elena 2011 Zvyagintsev, Andrey Russia D
NR Fast Five 2011 Lin, Justin USA BDS
NR The Hangover Part II 2011 Phillips, Todd USA BDS
NR The Loneliest Planet 2011 Loktev, Julia USA / Germany D
NR Miss Bala 2011 Naranjo, Gerardo Mexico D
NR Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 2011 Marshall, Rob USA BDS
NR Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011 Wyatt, Rupert USA BDS
NR The Smurfs 2011 Gosnell, Raja USA BDS
NR Thor 2011 Branagh, Kenneth USA BDS
NR Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011 Bay, Michael USA BDS
NR The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 2011 Condon, Bill USA BDS
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack