Greatest Films of the 2000s
Greatest Films of the 2000s

Greatest Films of the 2000s
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Title Screen Film Genre(s), Title, Year, (Country), Length, Director, Description

Across the Universe (2007), 128 minutes, D: Julie Taymor

The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford (2007), 160 minutes, D: Andrew Dominik

Atonement (2007, US/UK), 123 minutes, D: Joe Wright

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), 117 minutes, D: Sidney Lumet

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), 115 minutes, D: Paul Greengrass
See Bourne series.

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007, US/Fr.) (aka Le Scaphandre Et Le Papillon), 112 minutes, D: Julian Schnabel

4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days (2007, Romania) (aka 4 Luni, 3 Saptamâni Si 2 Zile), 113 minutes, D: Cristian Mungiu

Gone Baby Gone (2007), 114 minutes, D: Ben Affleck
During the opening of Ben Affleck's crime drama, private investigator Patrick Kenzie (Casey Affleck) explained that his job was to find people gone missing from the tough working-class neighborhood where he grew up, near Boston. He was hired by Bea McCready (Amy Madigan) to find the abducted 4-year-old daughter (Madeline O'Brien) of an ignorant cocaine-addicted mother (Amy Ryan). He was assisted by other police detectives, including veteran Remy Bressant (Ed Harris) and police captain Jack Doyle (Morgan Freeman), and joined by his girlfriend, Angie (Michelle Monaghan), as they entered a seamy world of gangs, drug dealers, murderous child-molesting pedophiles, and corrupt cops. As it turned out, Amanda's kidnapping (and her death) had been faked, and she was found living happily with Captain Doyle and his wife, who had suffered the kidnapping and murder of their own child years before. The film ended on a sad note, with Amanda returning to her irresponsible and negligent mother.

Hairspray (2007), 115 minutes, D: Adam Shankman

Hannibal Rising (2007), 121 minutes, D: Peter Webber
See Hannibal series.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), 139 minutes, D: David Yates
See Harry Potter series.

Into the Wild (2007), 148 minutes, D: Sean Penn

Juno (2007), 96 minutes, D: Jason Reitman, Joe Drake

Live Free or Die Hard (2007), 129 minutes, D: Len Wiseman
See Die Hard series.

Michael Clayton (2007), 120 minutes, D: Tony Gilroy

No Country For Old Men (2007), 91 minutes, D: Joel and Ethan Coen

The Orphanage (2007, Mex./Sp.) (aka El Orfanato), 105 minutes, D: Juan Antonio Bayona

Persepolis (2007, Iran/Fr.), 95 minutes, D: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007), 168 minutes, D: Gore Verbinski
See Pirates of the Caribbean series.

Ratatouille (2007), 110 minutes, D: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

Shrek the Third (2007), 92 minutes, D: Chris Miller
See Shrek series.

Spider-Man 3 (2007), 138 minutes, D: Sam Raimi
See Spider-Man series.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), 117 minutes, D: Tim Burton

There Will Be Blood (2007), 158 minutes, D: Paul Thomas Anderson

La Vie En Rose (2007, Fr./UK/Czech.) (aka La Môme), 140 minutes, D: Olivier Dahan

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