“Polls” Lists/Commercial Releases

2017

  1. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  2. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017, Chad Stahelski)
  3. Get Out (2017, Jordan Peele)
  4. The Lego Batman Movie (2017, Chris McKay)
  5. Split (2016, M. Night Shyamalan)
  6. The Son of Joseph (2016, Eugène Green)
  7. As You Are (2016, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte)

2016

  1. The Terrorizers (1986, Edward Yang)
  2. Silence (2016, Martin Scorsese)
  3. Manchester by the Sea (2016, Kenneth Lonergan)
  4. Cameraperson (2016, Kirsten Johnson)
  5. Toni Erdmann (2016, Maren Ade)
  6. My Golden Days (2015, Arnaud Desplechin)
  7. The Handmaiden (2016, Park Chan-wook)
  8. O.J.: Made in America (2016, Ezra Edelman)
  9. Mountains May Depart (2015, Jia Zhangke)
  10. Happy Hour (2015, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi)
  11. Right Now, Wrong Then (2015, Hong Sang-soo)
  12. Cemetery of Splendour (2015, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  13. Elle (2016, Paul Verhoeven)
  14. Kate Plays Christine (2016, Robert Greene)
  15. Certain Women (2016, Kelly Reichardt)
  16. Things to Come (2016, Mia Hansen-Løve)
  17. Sunset Song (2015, Terence Davies)
  18. Sully (2016, Clint Eastwood)
  19. Paterson (2016, Jim Jarmusch)
  20. SPL II: A Time for Consequences (2015, Soi Cheang)
  21. Creepy (2016, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  22. Aquarius (2016, Kleber Mendonça Filho)
  23. I Am Not Your Negro (2016, Raoul Peck)
  24. The Shallows (2016, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  25. Shin Godzilla (2016, Hideaki Anno)
  26. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016, Richard Linklater)
  27. Love & Friendship (2016, Whit Stillman)
  28. The Other Side (2015, Roberto Minervini)
  29. 20th Century Women (2016, Mike Mills)
  30. Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party (2015, Stephen Cone)
  31. The Edge of Seventeen (2016, Kelly Fremon Craig)
  32. Kaili Blues (2015, Bi Gan)
  33. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016, Zack Snyder)
  34. Moonlight (2016, Barry Jenkins)
  35. In the Shadow of Women (2015, Philippe Garrel)
  36. Belladonna of Sadness (1973, Eiichi Yamamoto)
  37. Tower (2016, Keith Maitland)
  38. Julieta (2016, Pedro Almodóvar)
  39. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016, Travis Knight)
  40. Hail, Caesar! (2016, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  41. Allied (2016, Robert Zemeckis)
  42. Rogue One (2016, Gareth Edwards)
  43. Weiner (2016, Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg)
  44. De Palma (2015, Noah Baumbach & Jake Paltrow)
  45. Our Little Sister (2015, Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  46. I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016, Feng Xiaogang)
  47. The Treasure (2015, Corneliu Porumboiu)
  48. Only Yesterday (1991, Isao Takahata)
  49. Rules Don’t Apply (2016, Warren Beatty)
  50. The Academy of Muses (2016, José Luis Guerín)
  51. Hell or High Water (2016, David Mackenzie)
  52. Arrival (2016, Denis Villeneuve)
  53. Café Society (2016, Woody Allen)
  54. Aferim! (2015, Radu Jude)
  55. Always Shine (2016, Sophia Takal)
  56. The Love Witch (2016, Anna Biller)
  57. Neruda (2016, Pablo Larraín)
  58. Knight of Cups (2015, Terrence Malick)
  59. Don’t Breathe (2016, Fede Alvarez)
  60. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016, Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone)
  61. Valley of Love (2015, Guillaume Nicloux)
  62. The Mermaid (2016, Stephen Chow)
  63. Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (2016, Terrence Malick)
  64. A Bigger Splash (2015, Luca Guadagnino)
  65. Demolition (2015, Jean-Marc Vallée)
  66. Green Room (2015, Jeremy Saulnier)
  67. The Invitation (2015, Karyn Kusama)
  68. The Lobster (2015, Yorgos Lanthimos)
  69. Indignation (2016, James Schamus)
  70. Moana (2016, John Musker & Ron Clements)
  71. The Fits (2015, Anna Rose Holmer)
  72. The Nice Guys (2016, Shane Black)
  73. Là-bas (2006, Chantal Akerman)
  74. Los Sures (1984, Diego Echeverria)
  75. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016, Dan Trachtenberg)
  76. Hacksaw Ridge (2016, Mel Gibson)
  77. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016, Bryan Singer)
  78. I Don’t Belong Anywhere: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman (2015, Marianne Lambert)
  79. Captain America: Civil War (2016, Anthony & Joe Russo)
  80. Doctor Strange (2016, Scott Derrickson)
  81. April and the Extraordinary World (2015, Christian Desmares & Franck Ekinci)
  82. Fences (2016, Denzel Washington)
  83. Midnight Special (2016, Jeff Nichols)
  84. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016, David Yates)
  85. Sing Street (2016, John Carney)
  86. Francofonia (2015, Aleksandr Sokurov)
  87. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016, Nicholas Stoller)
  88. No Home Movie (2015, Chantal Akerman)
  89. Deepwater Horizon (2016, Peter Berg)
  90. High-Rise (2015, Ben Wheatley)
  91. Zootopia (2016, Byron Howard & Rich Moore)
  92. The Jungle Book (2016, Jon Favreau)
  93. American Honey (2016, Andrea Arnold)
  94. The Magnificent Seven (2016, Antoine Fuqua)
  95. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016, Taika Waititi)
  96. Jason Bourne (2016, Paul Greengrass)
  97. Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016, Ang Lee)
  98. La La Land (2016, Damien Chazelle)
  99. Eye in the Sky (2015, Gavin Hood)
  100. The Witch: A New-England Folktale (2015, Robert Eggers)
  101. Krisha (2015, Trey Edward Shults)
  102. Passengers (2016, Morten Tyldum)
  103. A Monster Calls (2016, J.A. Bayona)
  104. Embrace of the Serpent (2015, Ciro Guerra)
  105. The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016, Cedric Nicolas-Troyan)
  106. Money Monster (2016, Jodie Foster)
  107. Keanu (2016, Peter Atencio)
  108. Nocturnal Animals (2016, Tom Ford)
  109. 13th (2016, Ava DuVernay)
  110. Lion (2016, Garth Davis)
  111. Jackie (2016, Pablo Larraín)
  112. Christine (2016, Antonio Campos)
  113. Live by Night (2016, Ben Affleck)
  114. Cosmos (2015, Andrzej Zulawski)
  115. Assassin’s Creed (2016, Justin Kurzel)
  116. On the Silver Globe (1988, Andrzej Zulawski)
  117. Hidden Figures (2016, Theodore Melfi)
  118. Deadpool (2016, Tim Miller)
  119. Don’t Think Twice (2016, Mike Birbiglia)
  120. The Neon Demon (2016, Nicolas Winding Refn)
  121. Now You See Me 2 (2016, Jon M. Chu)
  122. Swiss Army Man (2016, Daniel Scheinert & Daniel Kwan)
  123. Suicide Squad (2016, David Ayer)

2015

  1. Carol (2015, Todd Haynes)
  2. Out 1 (1971, Jacques Rivette)
  3. Phoenix (2014, Christian Petzold)
  4. Mistress America (2015, Noah Baumbach)
  5. The Forbidden Room (2015, Guy Maddin)
  6. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015, George Miller)
  7. The Assassin (2015, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  8. Blackhat (2015, Michael Mann)
  9. When Marnie Was There (2014, Hiromasa Yonebayashi)
  10. Sicario (2015, Denis Villeneuve)
  11. Horse Money (2014, Pedro Costa)
  12. Magic Mike XXL (2015, Gregory Jacobs)
  13. Queen of Earth (2015, Alex Ross Perry)
  14. L for Leisure (2014, Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn)
  15. The Hateful Eight (2015, Quentin Tarantino)
  16. The Duke of Burgundy (2014, Peter Strickland)
  17. Aloha (2015, Cameron Crowe)
  18. Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens (2015, J.J. Abrams)
  19. 45 Years (2015, Andrew Haigh)
  20. The Mend (2014, John Magary)
  21. Bridge of Spies (2015, Steven Spielberg)
  22. Creed (2015, Ryan Coogler)
  23. Tangerine (2015, Sean Baker)
  24. Inside Out (2015, Pete Docter)
  25. Spotlight (2015, Tom McCarthy)
  26. Brooklyn (2015, John Crowley)
  27. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014, Olivier Assayas)
  28. Mustang (2015, Denis Gamze Ergüven)
  29. Run All Night (2015, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  30. Office (2015, Johnnie To)
  31. James White (2015, Josh Mond)
  32. The Martian (2015, Ridley Scott)
  33. Güeros (2014, Alonso Ruizpalacios)
  34. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015, Marielle Heller)
  35. Boy and the World (2013, Alê Abreu)
  36. Mission: Impossible —- Rogue Nation (2015, Christopher McQuarrie)
  37. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015, Joss Whedon)
  38. Steve Jobs (2015, Danny Boyle)
  39. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015, Francis Lawrence)
  40. Everest (2015, Baltasar Kormákur)
  41. Ant-Man (2015, Peyton Reed)
  42. The Walk (2015, Robert Zemeckis)
  43. Trainwreck (2015, Judd Apatow)
  44. It Follows (2014, David Robert Mitchell)
  45. Ex Machina (2015, Alex Garland)
  46. Love & Mercy (2014, Bill Pohlad)
  47. Straight Outta Compton (2015, F. Gary Gray)
  48. Furious Seven (2015, James Wan)
  49. Room (2015, Lenny Abrahamson)
  50. Anomalisa (2015, Charlie Kaufman)
  51. Meet the Patels (2014, Geeta V. Patel & Ravi V. Patel)
  52. Song of Lahore (2015, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy & Andy Schocken)
  53. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015, Brett Morgen)
  54. Spectre (2015, Sam Mendes)
  55. Son of Saul (2015, László Nemes)
  56. The Gift (2015, Joel Edgerton)
  57. Chi-Raq (2015, Spike Lee)
  58. Macbeth (2015, Justin Kurzel)
  59. The Revenant (2015, Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  60. Black Mass (2015, Scott Cooper)
  61. In the Heart of the Sea (2015, Ron Howard)
  62. Beasts of No Nation (2015, Cary Joji Fukunaga)
  63. The Danish Girl (2015, Tom Hooper)
  64. The Big Short (2015, Adam McKay)
  65. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014, Matthew Vaughn)
  66. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon)

2014

  1. Boyhood (2014, Richard Linklater)
  2. Inherent Vice (2014, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  3. Two Days, One Night (2014, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  4. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, Wes Anderson)
  5. Non-Stop (2014, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  6. John Wick (2014, Chad Stahelski)
  7. Night Moves (2013, Kelly Reichardt)
  8. Actress (2014, Robert Greene)
  9. Whiplash (2014, Damien Chazelle)
  10. Nightcrawler (2014, Dan Gilroy)
  11. Chantal Akerman, From Here (2010, Gustavo Beck & Leonardo Ferreira)
  12. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014, James Gunn)
  13. Edge of Tomorrow (2014, Doug Liman)
  14. The Lego Movie (2014, Phil Lord & Chris Miller)
  15. Interstellar (2014, Christopher Nolan)
  16. Blue Ruin (2013, Jeremy Saulnier)
  17. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014, Anthony & Joe Russo)
  18. Foxcatcher (2014, Bennett Miller)
  19. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014, Bryan Singer)
  20. Selma (2014, Ava DuVernay)
  21. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014, Francis Lawrence)
  22. Big Hero 6 (2014, Don Hall & Chris Williams)
  23. Fury (2014, David Ayer)
  24. The Imitation Game (2014, Morten Tyldum)
  25. Birdman, or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014, Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  26. The Theory of Everything (2014, James Marsh)
  27. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014, Marc Webb)

2013

  1. Passion (2012, Brian De Palma)
  2. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  3. Frances Ha (2012, Noah Baumbach)
  4. The World’s End (2013, Edgar Wright)
  5. The Unspeakable Act (2012, Dan Sallitt)
  6. 12 Years a Slave (2013, Steve McQueen)
  7. Gravity (2013, Alfonso Cuáron)
  8. Her (2013, Spike Jonze)
  9. The Grandmaster (2013, Wong Kar-wai)
  10. Captain Phillips (2013, Paul Greengrass)
  11. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013, Francis Lawrence)
  12. Pacific Rim (2013, Guillermo del Toro)
  13. American Hustle (2013, David O. Russell)
  14. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013, J.J. Abrams)
  15. Frozen (2013, Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee)
  16. Simon Killer (2012, Antonio Campos)
  17. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013, Peter Jackson)
  18. Iron Man 3 (2013, Shane Black)
  19. Man of Steel (2013, Zack Snyder)
  20. Elysium (2013, Neill Blomkamp)
  21. The Heat (2013, Paul Feig)
  22. World War Z (2013, Marc Forster)
  23. Monsters University (2013, Dan Scanlon)
  24. The Wolverine (2013, James Mangold)
  25. Now You See Me (2013, Louis Leterrier)
  26. Thor: The Dark World (2013, Alan Taylor)
  27. Olympus Has Fallen (2013, Antoine Fuqua)
  28. Despicable Me 2 (2013, Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud)
  29. Only God Forgives (2013, Nicolas Winding Refn)

2012

  1. Moonrise Kingdom (2012, Wes Anderson)
  2. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012, Don Hertzfeldt)
  3. Holy Motors (2012, Leos Carax)
  4. The Master (2012, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  5. Resident Evil: Retribution (2012, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  6. The Day He Arrives (2011, Hong Sang-soo)
  7. Looper (2012, Rian Johnson)
  8. In Another Country (2012, Hong Sang-soo)
  9. Skyfall (2012, Sam Mendes)
  10. Battle Royale (2000, Kinji Fukasaku)
  11. Django Unchained (2012, Quentin Tarantino)
  12. Dredd (2012, Pete Travis)
  13. Argo (2012, Ben Affleck)
  14. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011, David Gelb)
  15. Life of Pi (2012, Ang Lee)
  16. The Dark Knight Rises (2012, Christopher Nolan)
  17. Marvel’s The Avengers (2012, Joss Whedon)
  18. Lincoln (2012, Steven Spielberg)
  19. The Hunger Games (2012, Gary Ross)
  20. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012, Peter Jackson)
  21. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012, Marc Webb)
  22. Les Misérables (2012, Tom Hooper)
  23. The Words (2012, Brian Klugman & Lee Sternthal)

2011

  1. A Brighter Summer Day (1991, Edward Yang)
  2. Margaret (2011, Kenneth Lonergan)
  3. Meek’s Cutoff (2010, Kelly Reichardt)
  4. Melancholia (2011, Lars von Trier)
  5. Pina (2011, Wim Wenders)
  6. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011, David Fincher)
  7. Unknown (2011, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  8. Midnight in Paris (2011, Woody Allen)
  9. Moneyball (2011, Bennett Miller)
  10. Hugo (2011, Martin Scorsese)
  11. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011, Guy Ritchie)
  12. Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol (2011, Brad Bird)
  13. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011, Tomas Alfredson)
  14. The Artist (2011, Michel Hazanavicius)
  15. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011, David Yates)
  16. Ip Man 2 (2010, Wilson Yip)
  17. Bridesmaids (2011, Paul Feig)
  18. X-Men: First Class (2011, Matthew Vaughn)
  19. Drive (2011, Nicolas Winding Refn)
  20. War Horse (2011, Steven Spielberg)
  21. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011, Joe Johnston)
  22. Thor (2011, Kenneth Branagh)

2010

  1. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010, Edgar Wright)
  2. The Social Network (2010, David Fincher)
  3. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  4. True Grit (2010, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  5. Toy Story 3 (2010, Lee Unkrich)
  6. Inside Job (2010, Charles Ferguson)
  7. Inception (2010, Christopher Nolan)
  8. Ip Man (2008, Wilson Yip)
  9. The Fighter (2010, David O. Russell)
  10. Fish Tank (2009, Andrea Arnold)
  11. The King’s Speech (2010, Tom Hooper)
  12. Tangled (2010, Nathan Greno & Byron Howard)
  13. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010, David Yates)
  14. Despicable Me (2010, Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud)
  15. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010, Michael Apted)
  16. The A-Team (2010, Joe Carnahan)
  17. Iron Man 2 (2010, Jon Favreau)
  18. Mao’s Last Dancer (2009, Bruce Beresford)
  19. The Karate Kid (2010, Harold Zwart)
  20. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010, David Slade)
  21. Extraordinary Measures (2010, Tom Vaughn)

2009

  1. Public Enemies (2009, Michael Mann)
  2. Inglourious Basterds (2009, Quentin Tarantino)
  3. Up (2009, Pete Docter)
  4. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009, Wes Anderson)
  5. Orphan (2009, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  6. Afterschool (2008, Antonio Campos)
  7. A Serious Man (2009, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  8. Star Trek (2009, J.J. Abrams)
  9. Red Cliff (2008, John Woo)
  10. Sherlock Holmes (2009, Guy Ritchie)
  11. Avatar (2009, James Cameron)
  12. Taken (2008, Pierre Morel)
  13. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009, David Yates)
  14. Coraline (2009, Henry Selick)
  15. Invictus (2009, Clint Eastwood)
  16. Angels & Demons (2009, Ron Howard)
  17. Michael Jackson’s This Is It (2009, Kenny Ortega)
  18. 17 Again (2009, Burr Steers)
  19. The Soloist (2009, Joe Wright)
  20. (500) Days of Summer (2009, Marc Webb)
  21. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009, Gavin Hood)
  22. Bride Wars (2009, Gary Winick)
  23. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009, Michael Bay)

2008

  1. WALL•E (2008, Andrew Stanton)
  2. Wendy and Lucy (2008, Kelly Reichardt)
  3. Burn After Reading (2008, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  4. The Dark Knight (2008, Christopher Nolan)
  5. Iron Man (2008, Jon Favreau)
  6. Viva (2007, Anna Biller)
  7. Cloverfield (2008, Matt Reeves)
  8. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008, Steven Spielberg)
  9. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008, David Fincher)
  10. Synecdoche, New York (2008, Charlie Kaufman)
  11. Bolt (2008, Chris Williams & Byron Howard)
  12. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Andrew Adamson)
  13. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008, Rob Minkoff)
  14. Quantum of Solace (2008, Marc Forster)
  15. Hancock (2008, Peter Berg)
  16. 27 Dresses (2008, Anne Fletcher)
  17. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008, Rob Cohen)
  18. Twilight (2008, Catherine Hardwicke)
  19. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008, Dave Filoni)
  20. Jumper (2008, Doug Liman)

2007

  1. There Will Be Blood (2007, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  2. Hot Fuzz (2007, Edgar Wright)
  3. No Country for Old Men (2007, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  4. Resident Evil: Extinction (2007, Russell Mulcahy)
  5. Ratatouille (2007, Brad Bird)
  6. The Darjeeling Limited (2007, Wes Anderson)
  7. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007, Paul Greengrass)
  8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007, David Yates)
  9. Spider-Man 3 (2007, Sam Raimi)
  10. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007, Jon Turteltaub)
  11. Redacted (2007, Brian De Palma)
  12. Life Free or Die Hard (2007, Len Wiseman)
  13. Blades of Glory (2007, Will Speck & Josh Gordon)
  14. Stardust (2007, Matthew Vaughn)
  15. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007, Gore Verbinski)
  16. Rush Hour 3 (2007, Brett Ratner)
  17. The Great Debaters (2007, Denzel Washington)
  18. Mr. Bean’s Holiday (2007, Steve Bendelack)
  19. Shrek the Third (2007, Chris Miller)
  20. Transformers (2007, Michael Bay)
  21. The Game Plan (2007, Andy Fickman)
  22. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007, Tim Story)
  23. The Golden Compass (2007, Chris Weitz)
  24. The Last Mimzy (2007, Bob Shaye)
  25. Evan Almighty (2007, Tom Shadyac)

2006

  1. Inland Empire (2006, David Lynch)
  2. Miami Vice (2006, Michael Mann)
  3. Old Joy (2006, Kelly Reichardt)
  4. Lady Vengeance (2005, Park Chan-wook)
  5. The Black Dahlia (2006, Brian De Palma)
  6. Casino Royale (2006, Martin Campbell)
  7. Army of Shadows (1969, Jean-Pierre Melville)
  8. The Prestige (2006, Christopher Nolan)
  9. The Departed (2006, Martin Scorsese)
  10. Mission: Impossible III (2006, J.J. Abrams)
  11. Curse of the Golden Flower (2006, Zhang Yimou)
  12. The Devil Wears Prada (2006, David Frankel)
  13. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006, Gore Verbinski)
  14. Happy Feet (2006, George Miller)
  15. Cars (2006, John Lasseter)
  16. Night at the Museum (2006, Shawn Levy)
  17. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006, Brett Ratner)
  18. Monster House (2006, Gil Kenan)
  19. The DaVinci Code (2006, Ron Howard)
  20. Eragon (2006, Stefan Fangmeier)

2005

  1. Oldboy (2003, Park Chan-wook)
  2. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002, Park Chan-wook)
  3. House of Wax (2005, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  4. Joint Security Area (2000, Park Chan-wook)
  5. King Kong (2005, Peter Jackson)
  6. Batman Begins (2005, Christopher Nolan)
  7. Pride & Prejudice (2005, Joe Wright)
  8. Serenity (2005, Joss Whedon)
  9. Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith (2005, George Lucas)
  10. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005, Mike Newell)
  11. March of the Penguins (2005, Luc Jacquet)
  12. Cinderella Man (2005, Ron Howard)
  13. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005, Andrew Adamson)
  14. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005, Tim Burton)
  15. Madagascar (2005, Eric Darnell & Tom McGarth)
  16. Zathura (2005, Jon Favreau)
  17. Fantastic Four (2005, Tim Story)
  18. Are We There Yet? (2005, Brian Levant)

2004

  1. Days of Being Wild (1990, Wong Kar-wai)
  2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004, Michel Gondry)
  3. Collateral (2004, Michael Mann)
  4. The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004, Wes Anderson)
  5. Shaun of the Dead (2004, Edgar Wright)
  6. Hero (2002, Zhang Yimou)
  7. The Incredibles (2004, Brad Bird)
  8. Zatoichi (2003, Takeshi Kitano)
  9. Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004, Quentin Tarantino)
  10. Million Dollar Baby (2004, Clint Eastwood)
  11. Spider-Man 2 (2004, Sam Raimi)
  12. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004, Alfonso Cuarón)
  13. The Bourne Supremacy (2004, Paul Greengrass)
  14. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004, Alexander Witt)
  15. The Ladykillers (2004, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  16. Ray (2004, Taylor Hackford)
  17. Mean Girls (2004, Mark Waters)
  18. National Treasure (2004, Jon Turteltaub)
  19. Shrek 2 (2004, Andrew Adamson & Kelly Asbury & Conrad Vernon)
  20. The Day After Tomorrow (2004, Roland Emmerich)
  21. DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004, Rawsom Marshall Thurber)
  22. Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004, Brad Silberling)
  23. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004, Garry Marshall)
  24. Super Size Me (2004, Morgan Spurlock)

2003

  1. Lost in Translation (2003, Sofia Coppola)
  2. Intolerable Cruelty (2003, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  3. From the Other Side (2002, Chantal Akerman)
  4. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003, Peter Jackson)
  5. Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003, Quentin Tarantino)
  6. Finding Nemo (2003, Andrew Stanton)
  7. X2 (2003, Bryan Singer)
  8. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003, Gore Verbinski)
  9. The Italian Job (2003, F. Gary Gray)
  10. Big Fish (2003, Tim Burton)
  11. Freaky Friday (2003, Mark Waters)
  12. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003, Jonathan Mostow)
  13. Bruce Almighty (2003, Tom Shadyac)
  14. Holes (2003, Andrew Davis)
  15. The Haunted Mansion (2003, Rob Minkoff)

2002

  1. Femme Fatale (2002, Brian De Palma)
  2. Spirited Away (2001, Hayao Miyazaki)
  3. Punch-Drunk Love (2002, Chantal Akerman)
  4. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002, Peter Jackson)
  5. Russian Ark (2002, Aleksandr Sokurov)
  6. Resident Evil (2002, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  7. Minority Report (2002, Steven Spielberg)
  8. Adaptation. (2002, Spike Jonze)
  9. Catch Me If You Can (2002, Steven Spielberg)
  10. Spider-Man (2002, Sam Raimi)
  11. The Bourne Identity (2002, Doug Liman)
  12. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002, Chris Columbus)
  13. Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones (2002, George Lucas)
  14. Equilibrium (2002, Kurt Wimmer)
  15. The Quiet American (2002, Phillip Noyce)
  16. Scooby-Doo (2002, Raja Gosnell)

2001

  1. Mulholland Dr. (2001, David Lynch)
  2. In the Mood for Love (2000, Wong Kar-wai)
  3. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001, Steven Spielberg)
  4. Ali (2001, Michael Mann)
  5. The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  6. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001, Wes Anderson)
  7. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001, Peter Jackson)
  8. Monsters, Inc. (2001, Pete Docter)
  9. Sexy Beast (2000, Jonathan Glazer)
  10. Lumumba (2000, Raoul Peck)
  11. Shrek (2001, Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson)
  12. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001, Chris Columbus)
  13. Rush Hour 2 (2001, Brett Ratner)
  14. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001, Kirk Wise & Gary Trousdale)
  15. The Princess Diaries (2001, Garry Marshall)
  16. Osmosis Jones (2001, Peter Farrelly & Bobby Farrelly)

2000

  1. Close-Up (1990, Abbas Kiarostami)
  2. Yi Yi (2000, Edward Yang)
  3. Dancer in the Dark (2000, Lars von Trier)
  4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Ang Lee)
  5. You Can Count on Me (2000, Kenneth Lonergan)
  6. The Emperor’s New Groove (2000, Mark Dindal)
  7. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  8. Gladiator (2000, Ridley Scott)
  9. Mission to Mars (2000, Brian De Palma)
  10. X-Men (2000, Bryan Singer)
  11. Fantasia/2000 (1999, Various)
  12. Mission: Impossible II (2000, John Woo)
  13. Cast Away (2000, Robert Zemeckis)
  14. Shower (1999, Zhang Yang)
  15. Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000, Dominic Sena)
  16. Dinosaur (2000, Ralph Zondag & Eric Leighton)
  17. Bring It On (2000, Peyton Reed)
  18. Remember the Titans (2000, Boaz Yakin)

1999

  1. Eyes Wide Shut (1999, Stanley Kubrick)
  2. The Insider (1999, Michael Mann)
  3. Princess Mononoke (1997, Hayao Miyazaki)
  4. Magnolia (1999, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  5. The Straight Story (1999, David Lynch)
  6. The Matrix (1999, Lana & Lilly Wachowski)
  7. Being John Malkovich (1999, Spike Jonze)
  8. Buena Vista Social Club (1999, Wim Wenders)
  9. Toy Story 2 (1999, John Lasseter)
  10. Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace (1999, George Lucas)

1998

  1. The Thin Red Line (1998, Terrence Malick)
  2. The Celebration (1998, Thomas Vinterberg)
  3. Rushmore (1998, Wes Anderson)
  4. Snake Eyes (1998, Brian De Palma)
  5. Saving Private Ryan (1998, Steven Spielberg)
  6. The Big Lebowski (1998, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  7. Ronin (1998, John Frankenheimer)
  8. Mulan (1998, Barry Cook & Tony Bancroft)
  9. Rush Hour (1998, Brett Ratner)
  10. A Bug’s Life (1998, John Lasseter)
  11. The Parent Trap (1998, Nancy Meyers)