2010 was a year of great films. Whether you are into drama, comedy, or action-thriller movies, there is something for everyone to enjoy on this list.

From the latest superhero movie to comedies such as “The Hangover 2,” these films will have you on the edge of your seat and laughing until it hurts.

Best Movies Of 2010

The following is a list of the best films of 2010. For those who are not avid moviegoers, this article will provide an overview of each film and the reasons why they are considered to be great movies.

Some may consider this list as subjective, but I hope that you find it helpful in deciding which films to watch next.

The Social Network

The Social Network is a movie that was released in 2010 and tells the story of Mark Zuckerberg’s struggle to launch Facebook during his time at Harvard.

The film stars Jesse Eisenberg as Zuckerberg, along with Justin Timberlake, Rooney Mara, and Andrew Garfield.

The movie is based on Ben Mezrich’s nonfiction book “The Accidental Billionaires”. It has been listed as one of the top films of all time by review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes.

Winter’s Bone

Winter’s Bone is a story about a family of poor, uneducated people living in the remote hills of Missouri.

While the movie may not be as flashy or action-packed as some Hollywood blockbusters, it has all the right ingredients to make for an interesting and engaging film. Directed by Debra Granik, Winter’s Bone stars Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games) and John Hawkes (Deadwood).

The film is based on Daniel Woodrell’s novel “Winter’s Bone,” which tells the story of 17-year-old Ree Dolly who sets out on foot to find her father after he disappears from their home without food or money.

In this tough economy where many families are struggling financially, there are lessons to be learned from Ree

Winter’s Bone is an American drama film set in the Ozark Mountains. It tells the story of how Ree Dolly, a seventeen-year-old girl sets out to find her father and protect her family from hunger and homelessness.

Winter's Bone
  • German (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: Unrated (Not Rated)

Black Swan

Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Darren Aronofsky. The film stars Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, and Barbara Hershey.

The film has been praised for its intense performances from Natalie Portman as Nina and Mila Kunis as Odile.

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Black Swan [Blu-ray]
  • Factory sealed DVD
  • Benjamin Millepied, Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel (Actors)
  • Darren Aronofsky (Director) - Brian Oliver (Producer)
  • English, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • English (Publication Language)

 

BEST MOVIES OF 2010

Best Movies Of 2010

The year 2010 was a great year for movies. With the release of some of the best movies of the decade in 2010, it’s no wonder that many people consider 2010 to be one of the best years in movie history.

The list of 2010 films includes some of the top movies of all time, including Toy Story 3, Inception, and Black Swan.

 

 

Inception

Inception has won numerous awards since its release including four Oscars

Inception is a 2010 science fiction film about an extraction team that enters the mind of an individual to extract information from a person who doesn’t know they’re being interrogated.

The extraction team consists of skilled specialists, each with their own abilities and skills in order to perform this delicate task.

The film is directed by Christopher Nolan and is considered one of his best movies.

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Inception (Rpkg/BD) [Blu-ray]
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Actors)
  • Christopher Nolan (Director) - Christopher Nolan (Writer) - Chris Brigham (Producer)
  • Audience Rating: PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Toy Story 3

In Toy Story 3, Andy prepares to leave for college and his toys find themselves in daycare. There they are mistreated by the sadistic Lots-O’-Huggin’ Bear (LOTSO).

The toys must come up with a plan to escape before Andy returns from college and chooses which ones he wants to keep.

The movie follows Woody’s quest as he tries to save his friends from being donated or thrown away by reuniting them with their original owner, the now grownup Andy.

In Toy Story 3, Andy is now 17 and has been playing with his toys for more than a decade. His mom decides it’s time to clean up in the attic and throws out most of them.

Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Bullseye and all the other toys have one last adventure together before they’re put into storage at Sunnyside Daycare Center or donated to charity.

The Ghost

The Ghost is a 2010 American supernatural horror film directed by Roman Polanski. The film is a neo-noir political thriller and is an adaptation of a 2007 Robert Harris novel, The Ghost, with the screenplay written by Polanski and Harris.

It stars Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, and Olivia Williams.

A ghostwriter is hired to work on the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang. While Lang gets embroiled in a huge scandal, the writer uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife [Blu-ray] [DVD]
  • Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace (Actors)
  • Jason Reitman (Director) - Ivan Reitman (Producer)
  • Thai, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, English, Portuguese (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

The Kids Are All Right

The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and written by Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg.

It stars Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, and Mark Ruffalo. The film is about a lesbian couple, their three children, and their family’s new life in San Francisco.

A same-sex couple, Nic and Jules, have a fairly perfect family with their children, Joni and Laser.

Incidentally, their children, conceived from the same donor, want to find their biological father.

The Kids Are All Right (2010) (Blu-ray)
  • Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo (Actors)
  • Lisa Cholodenko (Director)
  • English, French, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: R (Restricted)

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth as King George VI with Helena Bonham Carter as Queen Elizabeth and Geoffrey Rush as Lionel Logue, is a 2010 Academy Award-winning film that tells the story of how the king overcame his speech impediment.

The movie was written by David Seidler who had a similar experience in real life. He received an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and won the BAFTA award for Film Adapted from Another Medium.

The film has been nominated in multiple categories including: Best Picture, Best Actor (Colin Firth), Actress (Helena Bonham Carter) Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Director (Tom Hooper).

   

It also won numerous awards at other prestigious ceremonies such as National Board

The King's Speech [Blu-ray] [2010]
  • Commentary with director tom hooper
  • An inspirational story of an unlikely friendship - The making of The King's Speech
  • An interview with mark logue (co-author of The King's Speech: how one man saved the british...
  • Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter (Actors)
  • Tom Hooper (Director) - David Seidler (Writer) - Bob Weinstein (Producer)

Carlos

Carlos, also known as Carlos the Jackal, is a 2010 French-German biographical film and television miniseries about the life of Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, nicknamed Carlos the Jackal, covering his first series of attacks in 1973 until his arrest in 1994.

On the same day it premiered on Canal+, the full 5½-hour version was also shown out of competition at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

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Carlos (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
  • Edgar Ramirez, Alexander Scheer, Alejandro Arroyo (Actors)
  • Olivier Assayas (Director)
  • English (Subtitle)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)

127 Hours

127 Hours, the film directed by Danny Boyle and starring James Franco, tells the true story of Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder traps him in an isolated canyon.

Based on his book Between a Rock and a Hard Place, this is the gripping tale of one man’s fight to live when faced with impossible odds.

In the film, 127 Hours, an avid outdoor enthusiast is trapped by a boulder in the middle of nowhere for five days. The film starts with him taking a day hike and getting stuck when he falls on some rocks.

If you haven’t seen the movie 127 Hours, then I highly recommend that you watch it. It’s a great story of survival and an inspiring tale of hope during difficult times.

127 heures [Blu-ray]
  • French (Subtitle)

A Prophet

A Prophet is a French prison crime film directed by Jacques Audiard with a screenplay by Audiard, with Thomas Bidegain, Abdel Raouf Dafri, and Nicolas Peufaillit, from a story by Dafri.

The film stars Tahar Rahim in the title role as an imprisoned petty criminal of Algerian origins who rises in the inmate hierarchy, becoming an assassin and drug trafficker as he initiates himself into the Corsican and then Muslim subcultures.

This acclaimed crime drama follows Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim), a delinquent young Muslim man, who is struggling to get by in a French prison.

When he is taken under the wing of powerful Corsican mob boss Cesar Luciani (Niels Arestrup), he begins performing regular assignments for him, proving himself invaluable to the imposing criminal.

As Malik rises in the mob ranks, he gains more power, but also more enemies, a situation that eventually brings conflict with his mentor.

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Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet [Blu-ray]
  • The Prophet
  • Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski (Actors)
  • Roger Allers (Director) - Roger Allers (Writer) - Clark Peterson (Producer)
  • French (Subtitle)
  • Audience Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Exit Through the Gift Shop

In early 2010, a film was released which would go on to become an unexpected cult classic. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010) is a documentary film directed by infamous British graffiti artist Banksy.

The British graffiti street artist Banksy has literally left his mark on cities throughout the world.

He comes in contact with Thierry Guetta, a Los Angeles-based Frenchman who videotapes various underground art escapades, and later is transformed into an art phenomenon dubbed “Mr. Brainwash.”

Rhys Ifans narrates an overlapping documentary where the line between what is real and what might be fake blurs, as modern art and celebrity are put under the microscope.

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Exit Through the Gift Shop [Region B]
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010) ( Opos exerhesthe apo to politirio )
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
  • Opos exerhesthe apo to politirio
  • Rhys Ifans, Banksy, Shepard Fairey (Actors)
  • Banksy (Director) - Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010) ( Opos exerhesthe apo to politirio )...

Another Year

Another Year is a 2010 British comedy-drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Lesley Manville, Jim Broadbent, and Ruth Sheen.

Tom Hepple and Gerri Hepple, an old married happy couple are visited by various friends and family over the course of one year and all of them are unhappy and have different problems.

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Another Year (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
  • Factory sealed DVD
  • Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville (Actors)
  • Mike Leigh (Director)
  • English, French (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

True Grit

True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed by the Coen brothers, written by Joel and Ethan Coen.

It stars Jeff Bridges as Rooster Cogburn along with Matt Damon and Josh Brolin in supporting roles.

The film tells the story of Cogburn’s quest to avenge the death of his son in a sudden skirmish between a U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger during the Texas–Indian War of 1836.

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True Grit (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo)
  • True Grit - Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD Brand New
  • Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin (Actors)
  • Joel Coen (Director)
  • English, French, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • English (Publication Language)

Dogtooth

The Dogtooth (2010) film is a Greek drama thriller movie written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

A controlling, manipulative father (Christos Stergioglou) locks his three adult offspring in a state of perpetual childhood by keeping them prisoner within the sprawling family compound.

The children are bored to tears in spite of distractions like Christina (Anna Kalaitzidou), an employee of their father’s who makes regular visits to sexually service the son (Hristos Passalis).

Increasingly curious about the outside world, the older daughter (Aggeliki Papoulia) hatches a plan to escape.

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Dogtooth [Blu-ray]
  • Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Angeliki Papoulia (Actor)
  • Yorgos Lanthimos (Director)
  • Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)

Blue Valentine

The film looks and sounds like a modern comedy romance, but it is actually a drama about infidelity. It stars Ryan Gosling as a writer and Michelle Williams as his wife.

Cindy and Dean’s dysfunctional marriage fails to stand the test of time as they try to raise their young daughter and rekindle their relationship.

Blue Valentine
  • Castilian, Catalan (Subtitles)
  • Audience Rating: Unrated (Not Rated)

I Am Love

I Am Love (2010) is a 2010 Italian drama film directed by Luca Guadagnino. The film stars Tilda Swinton and Edoardo Gabbriellini.

At a dinner – during which her husband, Tancredi (Pippo Delbono), learns that he and his son Edoardo Recchi Jr. (Flavio Parenti) are about to assume control of the Edoardo Recchi Sr.’s (Gabriele Ferzetti) lucrative business – Emma (Tilda Swinton) meets a chef named Antonio (Edoardo Gabbriellini).

Antonio and Emma soon find themselves in bed together. With the family already divided over the elder Recchi’s unusual plans, Emma’s affair is the wild card that might divide the family for good.

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I Am Love [Blu-ray]
  • I AM LOVE BLU-RAY (BLU-RAY DISC)
  • Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini (Actors)
  • Luca Guadagnino (Director)
  • English, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • English (Publication Language)

Inside Job

Inside Job was a 2010 American political drama film written and directed by Charles Ferguson.

The film is structured as a chronological account of the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath through interviews with its primary protagonists.

It presents a comprehensive look at the causes of the crisis, its effects on the U.S. economy, and government responses to it.

In addition to Ferguson’s personal reflections, there are interviews with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, former United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Sheila Bair, former New York State Banking Commissioner Richard Cordray, Ron Paul, economist John Taylor, and several others.

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Inside Job [Blu-ray]
  • Factory sealed DVD
  • Matt Damon (Actor)
  • Charles Ferguson (Director)
  • Arabic, German, English, French, Hindi (Subtitles)
  • English (Publication Language)

The Fighter

The Fighter is a 2010 American biographical sports drama film written and directed by David O. Russell, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Melissa Leo.

Micky Ward, a struggling boxer, teams up with his older half-brother Dicky Eklund, a recovering cocaine addict, to get his career back on track.

Fighter, The [Blu-ray]
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Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is a 2010 American crime thriller film written and directed by David Michôd.

After his mother’s death, a teen, Joshua moves in with his uncles and grandmother. Joshua’s life takes a threatening twist, when he learns that his new family is a mid-level crime syndicate.

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Animal Kingdom: The Complete First Season (BD)
  • Various (Actor)
  • Various (Director)
  • French, Spanish (Subtitles)
  • French (Publication Language)

 

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