My Top 50 Movies of the 00s

050. Once (John Carney)
049. Dave Chapelle’s Block Party (Michel Gondry)
048. Waking Life (Richard Linklater)
047. Inside Man (Spike Lee)
046. The Class (Laurent Cantet)
045. The Fountain (Darren Aronofsky)
044. Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog)
043. Birth (Jonathan Glazer)
042. Primer (Shane Carruth)
041. Where the Wild Things Are (Spike Jonze)

040. Baran (Majid Majidi)
039. Elephant (Gus Van Sant)
038. Junebug (Phil Morrisson)
037. Y Tu Mama Tambien (Alfonso Cuaron)
036. Ratatouille (Brad Bird)
035. Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppolla)
034. The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow)
033. Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant)
032. In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong)
031. Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)

030. Spider-Man 2 (Sam Raimi)
029. Requiem for a Dream (Darren Aronofsky)
028. Coraline (Henry Selick)
027. Moulin Rouge! (Baz Luhrmann)
026. WALL-E (Andrew Stanton)
025. The Lord of the Rings (Peter Jackson)
024. The New World (Terrence Malick)
023. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Joel Coen)
022. Peter Pan (P.J. Hogan)
021. The 40-Year Old Virgin (Judd Apatow)

020. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)
019. 25th Hour (Spike Lee)
018. What Time Is It There? (Ming-liang Tsai)
017. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (Werner Herzog)
016. Dancer in the Dark (Lars Von Trier)
015. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuaron)
014. Let the Right One In (Thomas Alfredson)
013. Monsoon Wedding (Mira Nair)
012. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (John Cameron Mitchell)
011. No Country for Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen)

010. Dogville (Lars Von Trier)

009. The Gleaners and I (Agnes Varde)

008. Talk to Her (Pedro Almodovar)

007. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring (Ki-duk Kim)

006. Elegy (Isabel Coixet)

005. The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson)

004. Wet Hot American Summer (David Wain)

003. Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch)

002. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry)

001. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)


Anonymous said...

Great list, and I love the graphics!

caley said...

I love your 1 and 2 and will have both close to those same spots.

Is Elegy THAT good? I'm going to have to see it now.

Nate Tyson said...

Thank you both very much!

Elegy is definitely a personal favorite, but by my estimation, it's one of the most beautiful, wise and heartbreaking films I've ever seen.