15 Finest Hollywood Motion pictures of The Decade (2000-2010)

The decade (2000-2010) brought hundreds of films to the audience. Some had been a failure yet some got achievement critically and commercially.The films had been from diverse genre. Some had been science fiction and some ignited the sparks of romance, some were based on family stories and however some narrated background. There were movies bringing comedy and entertaining to the adults as effectively as animated films for youngsters. This list contains 15 finest Hollywood films of the decade as decided by the critics and the audience.

15. The Prestige (2006)

The Prestige

The Prestige

The Prestige is a mystic thriller directed by the renowned movie director, Christopher Nolan. The film is based on a novel written by Christopher Priest. The film is set in 19th century, narrating the rivalry amongst two magicians Robert Angier and Alfred Borden. Each the magicians had a passion to develop the ultimate illusion. Their rivalry begins with the death of Julia, the beloved wife of Robert Angier. She dies during a stage performance and Robert blames Alfred for her death. The film stars Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale. Imdb rated the film as 8.four on ten and critics on Rotten Tomatoes rated it as 7.1 on ten.

14. Young children of Guys (2006)

Children of Men

Children of Guys

Young children of Men is a science fiction, directed and written by Alfonso Curon. The film requires us to 2027 when humans are incapable of reproducing. This infertility leaves humanity with much less than a century to survive. The story begins with the discovery of a lone pregnant lady. The city is fractious with violence and war between sects. In such occasions of despair and grief, she is the only hope of survival. A former activist decides to take care of her. He travels along with the mother and youngster and will take them to a Human Project across the seas. Their journey is a constant fight for survival. The movie is rated as eight.1/10 on Imdb and 8/10 by critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

13. Avatar (2009)



Released in 2009, Avatar became 1 of the 15 best films of the decade. It is a science fiction, written and directed by James Cameron. The movie characteristics Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, and Joel David Moore. The movie took far more than 1.5 decades to full as the scriptment of the film was written in 1994. This is the first portion of the trilogy. The movie is based in the year 2054. The story begins with the want to mine a beneficial stone, unobtanium from an earth like moon identified as Pandora, in the Alpha Centauri star system. This project brings threat to the peaceful lives of 10 feet tall inhabitants of the planet. The death of the twin brother of Sam Worthington tends to make him a portion of this project. He is a paraplegic former Marine. He falls in really like with Neytiri (Zoe Saldana) and assists her guard her planet. The movie is marvelously directed and got an exceptional response. It is rated as 8.3/ten on Imdb and 7.5/10 on Rotten Tomatoes

12. How To Train Your Dragon (2010)

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon

The story is about Hiccup, an energetic and young viking who in his hunt for dragons develops bonding with a dragon. He would have to kill the dragon to find acceptance in his tribe as a dragon slayer. But he loses the want to kill the creature right after capturing a dragon. He begins education the dragon. In his efforts to train the dragon he discovers the loyal and beautiful nature of the animal and befriends him. He reaches a conclusion that individuals misjudge and mistreat the specie. The film is based on his efforts to protect the species and to eradicate and uproot the ignorant and cruel customs endangering the specie. The movie got constructive reception. It got a rating of eight.two/ten on Imdb and 7.9/10 on Rotten Tomatoes.

11. Up (2009)



Up is a beautifully conceived animated film, created by Pixar Animation Studios. The film brings comedy and adventure to the audience. It is based on the sweet and innocent desires of a 78 years old man. The old man had a lifelong desire to discover the wilds of South America. To fulfill his desire, he ties thousands of helium balloons to his house and sets out on an adventurous  journey. The movie was positively acclaimed by the critics as nicely as the audience. It got eight.4/ten on Imdb and 8.6/10 on Rotten tomatoes. Most of the audience gave it a rating of three.five/five.

ten. There Will Be Blood (2007)

There will be Blood

There Will Be Blood

The movie was released in 2007. It is written and developed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The film is based on  greed and narrates the story of a greedy and charismatic silver miner turned oil man who sets out on a quest for oil and funds for the duration of the oil boom of Southern California in the late 19th and early 20th century. The film was critically acclaimed. It got many award nominations. The film had 8 Oscar nominations and won awards for the finest actor and the very best cinematography. Critics on Rotten Tomatoes rated the movie as eight.4/ten and Imdb gave it a rating of eight.2/10. Audience gave it an encouraging rating of 4 on 5.

9. Memento (2000)



It is a psychological thriller film, released in the start of the decade. Placed at number 9, the film is highly acclaimed movie even following ten years. It is written and directed by the well-known director Christopher Nolan. The movie is about a man with a short term memory loss. He is suffering from anterograde amnesia and couldn’t store new memories. He is on a hunt to uncover the killers of his wife. The man tattoos his complete body and requires notes and images of every little thing. Imdb rated the movie as 8.7/10 and the audience gave it a rating of four on five. Rotten tomatoes rates the movie as eight.1/10.

eight. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Thoughts is a romantic fantasy, directed by Michel Gondry. The movie is based on the story of a couple who desires to erase the memories of their connection after it turns sour. Joel Barish is heartbroken when he locate out that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase his memories from her thoughts. He decides to do the very same. As the memories of his girlfriend started out to fade from his mind, he discovered that he nevertheless loved her and didn’t want to erase these stunning memories of their relationship. The film has an incomplete ending and the director left it on audience to choose the fate of the couple. The film was a good results commercially and was positively received by the critics. Several critics declared it as the greatest film of the decade. Imdb gave it a rating of 8.five/ten and Rotten tomatoes rated it as 8.3/10.

7. No Country For Old Males (2007)

No Country for Old Men

No Country For Old Men

This American crime-thriller from Hollywood is directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film is about a hunter who finds a fortune that is not his. The hunter came across some dead bodies, some heroin and much more than $ 2 million in money near the Rio Grande. The drug runners had killed each and every other in an exchange. He decides to disappear with the money. But he didn’t know that this income will bring with it violence and mayhem. A psychopathic killer, Anton Chigurh, sets out on his trail to discover and kill him to get the funds. The title of the film is taken from the opening line of the poem “Sailing to Byzantium” written by 20th-century Irish poet and dramatist William Butler Yeats. The film got a marvelous reception. Critics declared the movie a need to watch. Imdb rated it as 8.3/ten and Rotten tomatoes gave it a deserving rating of 8.5/10.

6. Inception (2010)

Inception (2010)


Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page, Inception is a should watch. The movie is a modern era American science fiction. The movie transports the audience to a planet of contemporary science and unbelievably brilliant technological advancement. Men and women have invented a technology to invade dreams and to enter human minds. The film took 9 years to full from it’s script writing to shooting and release. Critics described the film as a intelligent and innovative story. Rotten Tomatoes rated the film eight/10 and Imdb gave it a rating of 9/10.

5. Wall-E (2008)

Wall E


Wall-E is one more animated film in the list, produced by Pixar Animation Studios. The film is based on burning troubles of present day society. It is a sensitive movie taking audience to the future and conveying message in the disguise of a story. The movie is set in a robotic era when earth is covered with waste. The land is polluted and lacks greenery and life of any sort. The temperature of earth tends to make survival impossible. Wall- E is a robot designed to clean up the waste on earth whilst people are forced to reside in a spaceship due to their own incorrect doings. Wall-E is alone on Earth except for a sprightly pet cockroach. A single day, Eve, a sleek (and harmful) reconnaissance robot, is sent to Earth to locate proof that life is after once more sustainable. Wall-E falls in love with Eve. The movie is the finest animated film ever in terms of story. It received applause from critics. Imdb rated the film eight.5/10 whereas Rotten tomatoes rated it eight.4/10.

four. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

The Lord of the Rings-The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings-The Two Towers

The movie is based on the second portion of the series, The Lord of the Rings written by J. R. R. Tolkien. The movie is directed by Peter Jackson. The story of “The Fellowship of the Ring” continues in this film. Frodo and Sam continue on to Mordor in their mission to destroy the 1 Ring and meet Gollum, it’s former owner. Their former companions make new allies and launch an assault on Isengard. The film was critically acclaimed. It received a rating of 8.7/ten on Imdb and the renowned and renowned critics on Rotten Tomatoes rated the movie as eight.4/ten.

3. The Social Network (2010)

The Social Network

The Social Network

The Social Network is a modern cinema film released in 2010 and standing at number three in the list of the best films. The movie is directed by David Fincher and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake. It is based on the story of the founders of the well-known social networking site, Facebook. The film describes the lawsuits that resulted with the founding of Facebook. The movie is a commercial success and got good response from critics. Rotten Tomatoes gave it 9/ten and Imdb rated it as eight.four/10.

2. The Dark Knight (2008)

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Stands at quantity two, The Dark Knight, once again a film by Christopher Nolan. It is a superhero film starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger and Aaron Eckha. Batman begins a war against crime and sets out to dismantle and eradicate the remaining criminal organizations plaguing the city streets. Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent support Batman in his endeavor.  In an interview Nolan told that he got inspiration for the film from Joker’s comic book debut in 1940, and the 1996 series “The Extended Halloween”. The film was received with applause by the audience and most of the critics which includes the critics of Imdb and Rotten Tomatoes. Imdb rated the film 8.9/10 and Rotten Tomatoes rated it 8.4/ten. Mainly audience gave it a deserving rating of 4.5/5..

1. Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

This wonderful animated film stands as the finest film of the decade. It is the third and final film in the Toy Story Series. Andy, the kid from the initial and second element has grown up and is about to leave for college. He nevertheless loves his toys regardless of the reality that he no more plays with them. The toys mistakenly got delivered to a day care center as an alternative of the attic just before Andy leaves for college. They are not treated nicely at he day care center. Babys lick them and hold them in their dirty hands. Barbie’s counterpart Ken, a thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear known as Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear plan their great escape. The movie had a marvelous reception and brought tears in the eyes of critics. It was highly acclaimed by popular critics. 99% critics on Rotten Tomatoes gave it constructive rating, giving it an over all rating of eight.8/10. Critics on Imdb gave it a rating of 8.eight/10. It was rated as four.3/5. by most of the audience.

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