Best 2011 Movies

War Horse

War Horse

War Horse
IMDb: 7.2
146 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
IMDb: 7.8
158 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol

Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol

Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
The Muppets

The Muppets

The Muppets
IMDb: 7.1
103 min

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.

Hugo

Hugo

Hugo
IMDb: 7.5
126 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Sherlock Holmes A Game Of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes A Game Of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes A Game Of Shadows
IMDb: 7.5
129 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
J. Edgar

J. Edgar

J. Edgar
IMDb: 6.5
137 min

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Genre: Best 2011
A Very Harold Kumar Christmas

A Very Harold Kumar Christmas

A Very Harold Kumar Christmas
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold\'s doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he inadvertently burns down Harold\'s father-in-law\'s beloved Christmas tree. To fix the problem, Harold and Kumar embark on a mission through New York City to find the perfect Christmas tree, once again stumbling into trouble at every single turn.

Genre: Best 2011
The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin
IMDb: 7.3
107 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
50/50

50/50

50/50
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Margin Call

Margin Call

Margin Call
IMDb: 7.1
107 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need to Talk About Kevin
IMDb: 7.5
113 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Real Steel

Real Steel

Real Steel
IMDb: 7.1
127 min

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

Genre: Best 2011
The Ides of March

The Ides of March

The Ides of March
IMDb: 7.1
101 min

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

Genre: Best 2011
Moneyball

Moneyball

Moneyball
IMDb: 7.6
134 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Carnage

Carnage

Carnage
IMDb: 7.2
80 min

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.

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Genre: Best 2011
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
IMDb: 7.1
127 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Warrior

Warrior

Warrior
IMDb: 8.2
140 min

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he\'s trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine with a tragic past.

Genre: Best 2011
The Descendants

The Descendants

The Descendants
IMDb: 7.3
115 min

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 the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.

Genre: Best 2011
The Inbetweeners Movie

The Inbetweeners Movie

The Inbetweeners Movie
IMDb: 6.7
97 min

High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their dreams of sun-drenched days and booze-filled nights are left hopelessly unfulfilled, the lads fight their way into the party scene with hilariously humiliating results in this smash hit UK raunchy comedy.

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Genre: Best 2011
The Skin I Live In

The Skin I Live In

The Skin I Live In
IMDb: 7.6
120 min

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

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The Help

The Help

The Help
IMDb: 8.1
146 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Drive

Drive

Drive
IMDb: 7.8
100 min

A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.

Genre: Best 2011
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
IMDb: 7.6
105 min

Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer\'s, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

Genre: Best 2011
Crazy Stupid Love

Crazy Stupid Love

Crazy Stupid Love
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
The Guard

The Guard

The Guard
IMDb: 7.3
96 min

Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass personality and a subversive sense of humor. A longtime policeman in County Galway, Boyle is a maverick with his own moral code. He has seen enough of the world to know there isn\'t much to it and has had plenty of time to think about it. When a fellow police officer disappears and Boyle\'s small town becomes key to a large drug trafficking investigation, he is forced to at least feign interest when dealing with the humorless FBI agent Wendell Everett assigned to the case.

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Genre: Best 2011
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2
IMDb: 8.1
130 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
The Artist

The Artist

The Artist
IMDb: 7.9
100 min

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

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Super 8

Super 8

Super 8
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
X-Men First Class

X-Men First Class

X-Men First Class
IMDb: 7.7
132 min

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.

Melancholia

Melancholia

Melancholia
IMDb: 7.2
136 min

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

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Genre: Best 2011
Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda 2
IMDb: 7.2
91 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life
IMDb: 6.8
139 min

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris
IMDb: 7.7
94 min

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.

Fast Five

Fast Five

Fast Five
IMDb: 7.3
130 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh
IMDb: 7.2
63 min

During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Pooh convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by a creature named \"Backson\" and they set out to save him.

Source Code

Source Code

Source Code
IMDb: 7.5
93 min

Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he\'s involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he\'s part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person\'s life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time. But can he discover who is responsible for the attack before the next one happens?

Genre: Best 2011
Win Win

Win Win

Win Win
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward\'s troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy\'s mother retrieves him.

Genre: Best 2011
The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer
IMDb: 7.3
119 min

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

Genre: Best 2011
A Separation

A Separation

A Separation
IMDb: 8.3
123 min

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer\'s disease.

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Genre: Best 2011
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre
IMDb: 7.3
120 min

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?

Genre: Best 2011
Kill the Irishman

Kill the Irishman

Kill the Irishman
IMDb: 7.1
106 min

Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene\'s heroic rise from a tough Cleveland neighborhood to become an enforcer in the local mob.

Genre: Best 2011
Limitless

Limitless

Limitless
IMDb: 7.4
105 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau
IMDb: 7.0
106 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Rango

Rango

Rango
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

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.

Genre: Best 2011
Paul

Paul

Paul
IMDb: 7.0
104 min

For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing uncomfortably close, Paul escapes on the first RV that passes by his compound in Area 51. Fortunately, it contains the two earthlings who are most likely to rescue and harbor an alien on the run.

Genre: Best 2011
The Devil’s Double

The Devil’s Double

The Devil’s Double
IMDb: 7.1
109 min

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein\'s sadistic son.

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Genre: Best 2011