The 150 Best Movies of the 2010s – Master List

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For all y’all who just want the label without the wine…

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  1. Mandy (Cosmatos, 2018)
  2. Goodbye to Language (Godard, 2014)
  3. The Eagleman Stag (Please, 2011)
  4. The Tree of Life (Malick, 2011)
  5. Mad Max: Fury Road (Miller, 2015)
  6. The Green Fog (Maddin, Johnson, & Johnson, 2017)
  7. La Flor (Llinás, 2018)
  8. Certified Copy (Kiarostami, 2010)
  9. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Sciamma, 2019)
  10. The Act of Killing The Look of Silence (Oppenheimer, Cynn, & anonymous, 2012-’14)
  11. Holy Motors (Carax, 2012)
  12. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (Hertzfeldt, 2012)
  13. Glistening Thrills (Mack, 2013)
  14. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Anderson, 2014)
  15. World of Tomorrow World of Tomorrow Episode 2: The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts (Hertzfeldt, 2015-’17)
  16. The Red Turtle (Dudok de Wit, 2016)
  17. A Separation (Farhadi, 2011)
  18. Zama (Martel, 2017)
  19. Tabu (Gomes, 2012)
  20. High Life (Denis, 2018)
  21. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Persichetti, Ramsey, Rothman, 2018)
  22. Arabian Nights (Gomes, 2015)
  23. Day & Night (Newton, 2010)
  24. The Last of the Unjust (Lanzmann, 2013)
  25. The Forbidden Room (Maddin & Johnson, 2015)
  26. Boy and the World (Âbreau, 2013)
  27. Faces Places (Varda & JR, 2017)
  28. A Hidden Life (Malick, 2019)
  29. Mission: Impossible – Fallout (McQuarrie, 2018)
  30. Night Is Short, Walk on Girl (Yuasa, 2017)
  31. Southwest (Nunes, 2011)
  32. At Berkeley (Wiseman, 2013)
  33. The Turin Horse (Tarr & Hranitsky, 2011)
  34. Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012)
  35. Batman Ninja (Mizusaki, 2018)
  36. The Girl Without Hands (Laudenbach, 2016)
  37. Film Socialisme (Godard, 2010)
  38. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Takahata, 2013)
  39. Cameraperson (Johnson, 2016)
  40. Gravity (Cuarón, 2013)
  41. The Lighthouse (Eggers, 2019)
  42. The Assassin (Hou, 2015)
  43. Toni Erdmann (Ade, 2016)
  44. The Illusionist (Chomet, 2010)
  45. The Lobster (Lanthimos, 2015)
  46. 24 Frames (Kiarostami, 2017)
  47. Annihilation (Garland, 2018)
  48. The Favourite (Lanthimos, 2018)
  49. Starless Dreams (Oskouei, 2016)
  50. You Were Never Really Here (Ramsay, 2017)
  51. Roma (Cuarón, 2018)
  52. Meek’s Cutoff (Reichardt, 2010)
  53. Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Tarantino, 2019)
  54. The John Wick trilogy (Stahelski & Leitch, 2014-’19)
  55. Personal Shopper (Assayas, 2016)
  56. Parasite (Bong, 2019)
  57. Under the Skin (Glazer, 2013)
  58. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Ceylan, 2011)
  59. The Missing Picture (Panh, 2013)
  60. Mr. Turner (Leigh, 2014)
  61. Kubo and the Two Strings (Knight, 2016)
  62. Knight of Cups (Malick, 2015)
  63. Timbuktu (Sissako, 2014)
  64. Taxi (Panahi, 2015)
  65. Democrats (Nielsson, 2014)
  66. Snowpiercer (Bong, 2013)
  67. Jackie (Larraín, 2016)
  68. Inside Out (Docter & del Carmen, 2015)
  69. This Is Not a Film (Panahi, 2011)
  70. Cold War (Pawlikowski, 2018)
  71. Hugo (Scorsese, 2011)
  72. Carol (Haynes, 2015)
  73. Ride Your Wave (Yuasa, 2019)
  74. Haywire (Soderbergh, 2011)
  75. 45 Years (Haigh, 2015)
  76. El Mar La Mar (Sniadecki & Bonnetta, 2017)
  77. Atlantics (Diop, 2019)
  78. Monos (Landes, 2019)
  79. National Gallery (Wiseman, 2014)
  80. Lincoln (Spielberg, 2012)
  81. Apollo 11 (Miller, 2019)
  82. The Babadook (Kent, 2014)
  83. The Lords of Salem (Zombie, 2012)
  84. Oslo, August 31st (Trier, 2011)
  85. Phoenix (Petzold, 2015)
  86. The How to Train Your Dragon trilogy (DeBlois & Sanders, 2010-’19)
  87. Before Midnight (Linklater, 2013)
  88. Incredibles 2 (Bird, 2018)
  89. Widows (McQueen, 2018)
  90. All Is Lost (Chandor, 2013)
  91. Boyhood (Linklater, 2014)
  92. The Garden of Words (Shinkai, 2013)
  93. Phantom Thread (Anderson, 2017)
  94. Nostalgia for the Light (Guzmán, 2010)
  95. Cloud Atlas (Tykwer, Wachowski, & Wachowski, 2012)
  96. The Raid: Redemption The Raid 2: Berandal (Evans, 2011-’14)
  97. Hard to Be a God (German, 2013)
  98. Pina (Wenders, 2011)
  99. La La Land (Chazelle, 2016)
  100. The Wailing (Na, 2016)
  101. Suspiria (Guadagnino, 2018)
  102. First They Killed My Father (Jolie, 2017)
  103. Blue Valentine (Cianfrance, 2010)
  104. 12 Years a Slave (McQueen, 2013)
  105. Private Life (Jenkins, 2018)
  106. The Human Surge (Williams, 2016)
  107. Atomic Blonde (Leitch, 2017)
  108. Your Name. (Shinkai, 2016)
  109. The Deep Blue Sea (Davies, 2011)
  110. Elena (Zvyagintsev, 2011)
  111. Edge of Tomorrow (Liman, 2014)
  112. Tuesday, After Christmas (Muntean, 2010)
  113. Neruda (Larraín, 2016)
  114. The Loneliest Planet (Loktev, 2011)
  115. Coda (Holly, 2013)
  116. Rango (Verbinski, 2011)
  117. Francofonia (Sokurov, 2015)
  118. Black Coal, Thin Ice (Yinan, 2014)
  119. Mudbound (Rees, 2011)
  120. Weekend (Haigh, 2011)
  121. The Lego Movie (Lord & Miller, 2014)
  122. Embrace of the Serpent (Guerra, 2015)
  123. Cheatin’ (Plympton, 2013)
  124. The Homesman (Jones, 2014)
  125. Weathering with You (Shinkai, 2019)
  126. The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears (Catter & Forzani, 2013)
  127. Two Days, One Night (Dardenne & Dardenne, 2014)
  128. Ida (Pawlikowski, 2013)
  129. The Duke of Burgundy (Strickland, 2014)
  130. The Witch (Eggers, 2015)
  131. No (Larraín, 2012)
  132. Love & Friendship (Stillman, 2016)
  133. Heli (Escalante, 2013)
  134. The Bling Ring (Coppola, 2013)
  135. Margaret (Lonergan, 2011)
  136. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (McQuarrie, 2015)
  137. Point de Gaze (Mack, 2012)
  138. Inside Llewyn Davis (Coen & Coen, 2013)
  139. Rhino Season (Ghobadi, 2012)
  140. In This Corner of the World (Katabuchi, 2016)
  141. Li’l Quinquin (Dumont, 2014)
  142. Sorry to Bother You (Riley, 2018)
  143. Shoplifters (Kore-eda, 2018)
  144. Wolf Children (Hosoda, 2012)
  145. Transit (Petzold, 2018)
  146. Toy Story 3 (Unkrich, 2010)
  147. First Reformed (Schrader, 2017)
  148. Blade of the Immortal (Miike, 2017)
  149. Song of the Sea (Moore, 2014)
  150. Beyond the Black Rainbow (Cosmatos, 2010)

AND BECAUSE I CAN’T STOP THE FLOODGATES, HERE’S BUNCH OF UNRANKED MOVIES I CONSIDERED FOR THE LIST:

  • 3 Faces (Panahi, 2018)
  • 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets (Silver, 2015)
  • 13th (DuVernay, 2016)
  • 1945 (Török, 2017)
  • American Honey (Arnold, 2016)
  • American Hustle (Russell, 2013)
  • Another Year (Leigh, 2010)
  • April and the Extraordinary World (Desmares & Ekinci, 2015)
  • The Artist (Hazanavicius, 2011)
  • Ash Is Purest White (Jia, 2018)
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Coen & Coen, 2018)
  • The Beguiled (Coppola, 2017)
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Heller, 2019)
  • Bernie (Linklater, 2011)
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Iñárritu, 2014)
  • Black Sheep (Perkins, 2018)
  • Blancanieves (Berger, 2012)
  • Borgman (van Warmerdam, 2013)
  • The Boxtrolls (Annable & Stacchi, 2014)
  • Buried (Cortés, 2010)
  • Captain Phillips (Greengrass, 2013)
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Herzog, 2010)
  • Climax (Noé, 2018)
  • The Conjuring (Wan, 2013)
  • The Conjuring 2 (Wan, 2016)
  • Creed (Coogler, 2015)
  • A Cure for Wellness (Verbinski, 2017)
  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves, 2014)
  • The Death of Louis XIV (Serra, 2017)
  • The Death of Stalin (Iannucci, 2017)
  • Dunkirk (Nolan, 2017)
  • Drug War (To, 2012)
  • Elle (Verhoeven, 2016)
  • Ernest & Célestine (Renner, Patar, & Aubier, 2012)
  • Everybody Knows (Farhadi, 2018)
  • Ex Machina (Garland, 2014)
  • Eye in the Sky (Hood, 2015)
  • The Eyes of My Mother (Pesce, 2016)
  • First Man (Chazelle, 2018)
  • The Fits (Holmer, 2015)
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Amirpour, 2014)
  • Girlhood (Sciamma, 2014)
  • Graduation (Mungiu, 2016)
  • Green Room (Saulnier, 2015)
  • Green Zone (Greengrass, 2010)
  • The Grey (Carnahan, 2011)
  • Hail, Caesar! (Coen & Coen, 2016)
  • A Hijacking (Lindholm, 2012)
  • Honeyland (Stefanov & Kotevska, 2019)
  • How to Survive a Plague (France, 2012)
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Waititi, 2014)
  • Hustlers (Scafaria, 2019)
  • “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” (Jude, 2018)
  • In Jackson Heights (Wiseman, 2015)
  • The Interrupters (James, 2011)
  • Into the Abyss (Herzog, 2011)
  • Kaili Blues (Bi, 2015)
  • Kedi (Torun, 2016)
  • Krampus (Dougherty, 2015)
  • Leviathan (Castaing-Taylor & Paravel, 2011)
  • Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Bi, 2018)
  • Lost in Paris (Abel & Gordon, 2016)
  • Loving Vincent (Kobiela & Welchman, 2017)
  • Lu Over the Wall (Yuasa, 2017)
  • Magic Mike (Soderbergh, 2012)
  • Manchester by the Sea (Lonergan, 2016)
  • Maps to the Stars (Cronenberg, 2014)
  • Marilyn Myller (Please, 2013)
  • Marjorie Prime (Almereyda, 2017)
  • Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Yonebayashi, 2017)
  • Minding the Gap (Liu, 2018)
  • Les Misérables (Hooper, 2012)
  • Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (Bird, 2011)
  • A Most Violent Year (Chandor, 2014)
  • Mother of George (Dosunmu, 2013)
  • The Neon Demon (Refn, 2016)
  • Norte, The End of History (Diaz, 2013)
  • Only Lovers Left Alive (Jarmusch, 2013)
  • An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (Nance, 2012)
  • Pain and Glory (Almodóvar, 2019)
  • ParaNorman (Fell & Butler, 2012)
  • Pariah (Rees, 2011)
  • Paterson (Jarmusch, 2016)
  • Piper (Barillaro, 2016)
  • A Quiet Passion (Davies, 2016)
  • Raw (Ducornau, 2016)
  • Restrepo (Hetherington & Junger, 2010)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Wright, 2010)
  • Selma (DuVernay, 2014)
  • Shadow (Zhang, 2018)
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie (Burton & Starzak, 2015)
  • A Simple Favor (Feig, 2018)
  • The Social Network (Fincher, 2010)
  • Song to Song (Malick, 2017)
  • Take Shelter (Nichols, 2010)
  • Tangled (Greno & Howard, 2010)
  • The Teacher (Hřebejk, 2016)
  • Things to Come (Hansen-Løve, 2016)
  • Tigers Are Not Afraid (López, 2017)
  • Timecode (Giménez, 2016)
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Alfredson, 2011)
  • A Touch of Sin (Jia, 2013)
  • Train to Busan (Yeon, 2016)
  • Vox Lux (Corbet, 2018)
  • War Witch (Nguyen, 2012)
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin (Ramsay, 2011)
  • What We Do in the Shadows (Waititi & Clement, 2014)
  • Winnie the Pooh (Anderson & Hall, 2011)
  • The Work (McLeary, 2017)
  • The World’s End (Wright, 2013)
  • Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow, 2012)

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