Best 2010 Movies

Submarine

Submarine

Submarine
IMDb: 7.3
97 min

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.

Genre: Best 2010
Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine
IMDb: 7.4
112 min

Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.

Genre: Best 2010
True Grit

True Grit

True Grit
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with \"true grit,\" Reuben J. \"Rooster\" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her \"grit\" tested.

The Fighter

The Fighter

The Fighter
IMDb: 7.8
116 min

The Fighter, is a drama about boxer \"Irish\" Micky Ward\'s unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO\'d by drugs and crime.

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole
IMDb: 7.0
91 min

Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.

Genre: Best 2010
Black Swan

Black Swan

Black Swan
IMDb: 8.0
108 min

A journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.

The Next Three Days

The Next Three Days

The Next Three Days
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

A married couple\'s life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there\'s no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.

Genre: Best 2010
Another Year

Another Year

Another Year
IMDb: 7.3
129 min

Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.

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Genre: Best 2010
127 Hours

127 Hours

127 Hours
IMDb: 7.6
94 min

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston\'s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Genre: Best 2010
Trollhunter

Trollhunter

Trollhunter
IMDb: 7.0
103 min

A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.

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Genre: Best 2010
Megamind

Megamind

Megamind
IMDb: 7.2
95 min

Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

Genre: Best 2010
Barney’s Version

Barney’s Version

Barney’s Version
IMDb: 7.3
134 min

The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.

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Genre: Best 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
IMDb: 7.7
146 min

Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort\'s bid for immortality. But with Harry\'s beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort\'s unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Genre: Best 2010
Elite Squad 2

Elite Squad 2

Elite Squad 2
IMDb: 8.0
115 min

After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human Right Aids member Diogo Fraga of execution of prisoners. Matias is transferred to the corrupted Military Police and Nascimento is exonerated from the BOPE by the Governor.

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Let Me In

Let Me In

Let Me In
IMDb: 7.1
116 min

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.

Genre: Best 2010
The Social Network

The Social Network

The Social Network
IMDb: 7.7
121 min

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Buried

Buried

Buried
IMDb: 7.0
94 min

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it\'s a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Genre: Best 2010
Biutiful

Biutiful

Biutiful
IMDb: 7.5
148

This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate that works against him in order to forgive, for love, and forever.

Genre: Best 2010, Drama
Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
IMDb: 7.1
104 min

As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting reality awaiting them.

Genre: Best 2010
The Town

The Town

The Town
IMDb: 7.5
125 min

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

Genre: Best 2010
Conviction

Conviction

Conviction
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

When Betty Anne Waters\' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is innocent, Betty Anne puts herself through high school, college and, finally, law school in an 18 year quest to free Kenny. With the help of best friend Abra Rice, Betty Anne pores through suspicious evidence mounted by small town cop Nancy Taylor, meticulously retracing the steps that led to Kenny\'s arrest. Belief in her brother - and her quest for the truth - pushes Betty Anne and her team to uncover the facts and utilize DNA evidence with the hope of exonerating Kenny.

Genre: Best 2010
Easy A

Easy A

Easy A
IMDb: 7.1
93 min

Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school\'s gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school board is becoming concerned, including her favorite teacher and the distracted guidance counselor. With the support of her hilariously idiosyncratic parents and a little help from a long-time crush, Olive attempts to take on her notorious new identity and crush the rumor mill once and for all.

Genre: Best 2010
13 Assassins

13 Assassins

13 Assassins
IMDb: 7.6
141 min

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan\'s feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

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Genre: Best 2010
The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech
IMDb: 8.0
118 min

The King\'s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (\'Bertie\') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

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Incendies

Incendies

Incendies
IMDb: 8.3
130 min

A mother\'s last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad\'s acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults\' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.

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The Way Back

The Way Back

The Way Back
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

Peter Weir\'s follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man\'s struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film details their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom, as they cross deserts, mountains, & several nations.

Genre: Best 2010
In a Better World

In a Better World

In a Better World
IMDb: 7.6
118 min

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

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Genre: Best 2010
I Saw the Devil

I Saw the Devil

I Saw the Devil
IMDb: 7.8
141 min

Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

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Flipped

Flipped

Flipped
IMDb: 7.7
89 min

When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it\'s true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she\'s ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.

Genre: Best 2010
The Man from Nowhere

The Man from Nowhere

The Man from Nowhere
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

His only friend called him \'the man from nowhere\'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named Somi, a little girl next door. As Taesik spends more and more time with Somi, he gets attached to her. Then Somi is kidnapped by a gang, and as Taesik tries to save Somi by becoming deeply associated with the gang his mysterious past is revealed...

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Genre: Best 2010
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
IMDb: 7.5
112 min

Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend\'s seven evil exes in order to win her heart.

Genre: Best 2010
Inception

Inception

Inception
IMDb: 8.8
148 min

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: \"inception\", the implantation of another person\'s idea into a target\'s subconscious.

The Kids Are All Right

The Kids Are All Right

The Kids Are All Right
IMDb: 7.0
106 min

Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers\' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting when the father, two mothers and children start to become attached to each other.

Genre: Best 2010
Despicable Me

Despicable Me

Despicable Me
IMDb: 7.6
95 min

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.

Genre: Best 2010
It’s Kind of a Funny Story

It’s Kind of a Funny Story

It’s Kind of a Funny Story
IMDb: 7.1
101 min

A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.

Genre: Best 2010
Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3
IMDb: 8.3
103 min

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy\'s toys haven\'t been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home to Andy.

Winter’s Bone

Winter’s Bone

Winter’s Bone
IMDb: 7.2
101 min

17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin\'s code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.

Genre: Best 2010
Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom
IMDb: 7.3
113 min

Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon discovers, this world is far larger and more menacing than he could ever imagine. J finds himself at the center of a cold-blooded revenge plot that turns the family upside down.

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Genre: Best 2010
Undisputed 3: Redemption

Undisputed 3: Redemption

Undisputed 3: Redemption
IMDb: 7.4
96 min

Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight tournament begins - an international affair, matching the best fighters from prisons around the globe, enticing them with the promise of freedom for the winner - Boyka must reclaim his dignity and fight for his position in the tournament.

Genre: Best 2010
Four Lions

Four Lions

Four Lions
IMDb: 7.3
101 min

Four Lions tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies clash, what emerges is an emotionally engaging (and entirely plausible) farce. In a storm of razor-sharp verbal jousting and large-scale set pieces, Four Lions is a comic tour de force; it shows that-while terrorism is about ideology-it can also be about idiots.

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Genre: Best 2010
Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2
IMDb: 7.5
109 min

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan. However, when corrupt colonial officials stage a life-or-death contest with formidable British boxer, Twister, to humiliate the Chinese people, the masters quickly forget their differences. Soon, the eyes of the nation are on the one man capable of securing a victory-Grandmaster Ip Man!

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Genre: Best 2010
Kick Ass

Kick Ass

Kick Ass
IMDb: 7.6
117 min

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Genre: Best 2010
How To Train Your Dragon

How To Train Your Dragon

How To Train Your Dragon
IMDb: 8.1
98 min

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Shutter Island
IMDb: 8.1
138 min

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Genre: Best 2010
The Ghost Writer

The Ghost Writer

The Ghost Writer
IMDb: 7.2
128 min

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician\'s assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman Polanski\'s tense drama, the author realizes that his discovery threatens some very powerful people who will do anything to ensure that certain episodes from Lang\'s past remain buried.

Genre: Best 2010
My Name Is Khan

My Name Is Khan

My Name Is Khan
IMDb: 8.0
165 min

Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperger\'s syndrome. He marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who treat him as a terrorist because of his condition and his race.

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Genre: Best 2010
Tangled

Tangled

Tangled
IMDb: 7.7
100 min

When the kingdom\'s most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he\'s taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn\'s curious captor, who\'s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she\'s been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs.

Hesher

Hesher

Hesher
IMDb: 7.0
106 min

A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.

Genre: Best 2010
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
IMDb: 7.5
89 min

Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo\'s West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.

The Illusionist

The Illusionist

The Illusionist
IMDb: 7.5
77

A French illusionist travels to Scotland to work. He meets a young woman in a small village. Their ensuing adventure in Edinburgh changes both their lives forever.