2010 Best Reviewed Movies
- Waste Land
100% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 68 reviews
"Waste Land begins with an eco-friendly premise, but quickly transforms into an uplifting portrait of the power of art and the dignity of the human spirit."
- Last Train Home
100% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 50 reviews
"Last Train Home is a haunting, vivid documentary exploring the human toll of China's economic boom in intimate, unforgettable detail."
- Toy Story 3
99% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 256 reviews
"Deftly blending comedy, adventure, and honest emotion, Toy Story 3 is a rare second sequel that really works."
- How to Train Your Dragon
98% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 173 reviews
"Boasting dazzling animation, a script with surprising dramatic depth, and thrilling 3-D sequences, How to Train Your Dragon soars."
- Inside Job
98% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 140 reviews
"Disheartening but essential viewing, Charles Ferguson's documentary explores the 2008 Global Financial Crisis with exemplary rigor."
- Animal Kingdom
97% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 146 reviews
"With confident pacing, a smart script, and a top-notch cast, Animal Kingdom represents the best the Australian film industry has to offer."
- A Prophet
97% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 145 reviews
"Featuring an impressive star turn by newcomer Tahar Rahim, A Prophet is a French gangster film filled with arresting, immediate details."
- The Social Network
96% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 282 reviews
"Impeccably scripted, beautifully directed, and filled with fine performances, The Social Network is a riveting, ambitious example of modern filmmaking at its finest."
- True Grit
96% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 255 reviews
"Girded by strong performances from Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld, and lifted by some of the Coens' most finely tuned, unaffected work, True Grit is a worthy companion to the Charles Portis book."
96% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 109 reviews
"Forsaking narrative structure for pure visceral power, Restrepo plunges viewers into the experiences of soldiers on the front lines of the Afghan War."
- Exit Through the Gift Shop
96% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 107 reviews
"An amusing, engrossing look at underground art, Exit Through the Gift Shop entertains as it deflates the myths and hype surrounding its subjects."
- The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
96% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 54 reviews
95% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 110 reviews
"As fleshy as it is funny, Bong Joon-Ho's Mother straddles family drama, horror and comedy with a deft grasp of tone and plenty of eerie visuals."
- Best Worst Movie
95% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 60 reviews
- No One Knows About Persian Cats
95% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 57 reviews
"Bringing a dose of humor and a fresh perspective to a very serious subject, No One Knows About Persian Cats is an exhilarating, quietly powerful tribute to the courage of Iran's underground musicians."
- The King's Speech
94% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 233 reviews
"Colin Firth gives a masterful performance in The King's Speech, a predictable but stylishly produced and rousing period drama."
- The Town
94% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 211 reviews
"Tense, smartly written, and wonderfully cast, The Town proves that Ben Affleck has rediscovered his muse -- and that he's a director to be reckoned with."
- Winter's Bone
94% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 161 reviews
"Bleak, haunting, and yet still somehow hopeful, Winter's Bone is writer-director Debra Granik's best work yet -- and it boasts an incredible, starmaking performance from Jennifer Lawrence."
- Samson and Delilah
94% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 48 reviews
"Alternately beautiful and heartrending, Samson and Delilah is terrifically acted and shot, and presents a complex portrait of what it means to be Australian."
- 127 Hours
93% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 213 reviews
"As gut-wrenching as it is inspirational, 127 Hours unites one of Danny Boyle's most beautifully exuberant directorial efforts with a terrific performance from James Franco."
- The Kids Are All Right
93% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 206 reviews
"Worthwhile as both a well-acted ensemble piece and as a smart, warm statement on family values, The Kids Are All Right is remarkable."
- Another Year
93% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 160 reviews
"Characterized by strong performances and the director's trademark feel for the nuances of everyday life, Another Year marks another solid entry in Mike Leigh's career of kitchen-sink English drama."
- The Tillman Story
93% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 82 reviews
"Passionate, angry, and insightful, The Tillman Story offers a revealing portrait of its subject's inspiring life and untimely death."
- Boxing Gym
93% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 41 reviews
92% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 88 reviews
"Part political treatise, part melodrama, Marco Bellocchio's Mussolini biopic forsakes historical details in favor of absorbing emotion -- and provides a showcase for a stunning performance from Giovanna Mezzogiorno."
92% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 61 reviews
"It'll be too disturbing -- and meandering -- for some, but Dogtooth is as disturbing and startlingly original as modern filmmaking gets."
- El Secreto de Sus Ojos
91% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 133 reviews
"Unpredictable and rich with symbolism, this Argentinian murder mystery lives up to its Oscar with an engrossing plot, Juan Jose Campanella's assured direction, and mesmerizing performances from its cast."
- Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
91% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 96 reviews
"Penetrating Rivers' coarse image, this compelling documentary offers an honest, behind-the-scenes look at her career -- and at show business in general."
- The Secret of Kells
91% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 77 reviews
"Beautifully drawn and refreshingly calm, The Secret of Kells hearkens back to animation's golden age with an enchanting tale inspired by Irish mythology."
- Client 9
91% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 66 reviews
- The Father of My Children
91% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 55 reviews
"A tragedy gracefully lifted by tender empathy and moments of joy, Father of My Children is a quiet triumph for writer-director Mia Hansen-Love."
- Kings of Pastry
91% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 33 reviews
- The Fighter
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 231 reviews
"Led by a trio of captivating performances from Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, and Amy Adams, The Fighter is a solidly entertaining, albeit predictable, entry in the boxing drama genre."
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 184 reviews
"While far from Disney's greatest film, Tangled is a visually stunning, thoroughly entertaining addition to the studio's classic animated canon."
- Fish Tank
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 140 reviews
"Cannes Jury Prize-winner Fish Tank is gritty British realism at its very best, with flawless performances from newcomer Kate Jarvis, and Michael Fassbender."
- The Illusionist
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 117 reviews
"An engrossing love letter to fans of adult animation, The Illusionist offers a fine antidote to garish mainstream fare."
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 98 reviews
"A powerful and personal account of war on the front line, writer-director Samuel Maoz takes the viewer inside an Israeli tank to deliver an exhausting, original film."
- Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 81 reviews
"Rare Exports is an unexpectedly delightful crossbreed of deadpan comedy and Christmas horror."
- Winnebago Man
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 59 reviews
"Though it doesn't quite answer all of the questions it raises, Winnebago Man is nevertheless a fascinating, hilarious, and surprisingly poignant look at a geniunely colorful internet celebrity."
- My Dog Tulip
90% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 58 reviews
- Let Me In
89% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 204 reviews
"Similar to the original in all the right ways -- but with enough changes to stand on its own -- Let Me In is the rare Hollywood remake that doesn't add insult to inspiration."
- Waiting for Superman
89% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 114 reviews
"Gripping, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful, Waiting for Superman is an impassioned indictment of the American school system from An Inconvenient Truth director Davis Guggenheim."
- Blue Valentine
88% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 186 reviews
"This emotionally gripping examination of a marriage on the rocks isn't always easy to watch, but Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling give performances of unusual depth and power."
- White Material
88% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 81 reviews
88% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 32 reviews
- Black Swan
87% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 267 reviews
"Bracingly intense, passionate, and wildly melodramatic, Black Swan glides on Darren Aronofsky's bold direction -- and a bravura performance from Natalie Portman."
- Please Give
87% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 134 reviews
"Nicole Holofcener's newest might seem slight in places, but its rendering of complex characters in a conflicted economic landscape is varied, natural, and touching all the same."
86% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 286 reviews
"Smart, innovative, and thrilling, Inception is that rare summer blockbuster that succeeds viscerally as well as intellectually."
- Rabbit Hole
86% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 187 reviews
"It's often painful to watch, but Rabbit Hole's finely written script and convincing performances make it worth the effort."
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
86% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 173 reviews
"Its graphic violence and sprawling length will prove too much for some viewers to take, but Noomi Rapace's gripping performance makes The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo an unforgettable viewing experience."
- The Square
86% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 83 reviews
"The Square may not quite live up to the modern noir classics that inspired it, but with twists and tension to spare, it comes admirably close."
- Mid-August Lunch
86% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 59 reviews
"Thoughtful, warm-hearted, and delightfully free of pretense, Mid-August Lunch offers viewers a light diversion with some surprising depth."
- Hubble 3D
86% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 37 reviews
"Offering a stunning, expansive viewing experience, Hubble 3D takes advantage of IMAX and 3-D technology like no other film."
86% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 36 reviews
- Easy A
85% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 177 reviews
"It owes a huge debt to older (and better) teen comedies, but Easy A proves a smart, witty showcase for its irresistibly charming star, Emma Stone."
- Get Low
85% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 139 reviews
"Subtle to a fault, this perfectly cast ensemble drama is lifted by typically sharp performances from Robert Duvall and Bill Murray."
85% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 74 reviews
85% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 52 reviews
"Although admittedly sleight, this gritty but tender coming-of-age Irish drama features some impressive work both in front, and behind the camera."
- Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould
85% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 34 reviews
- Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
85% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 33 reviews
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- Gambit changed the U.S. film release date from December, 2013 to October 12, 2013
- Downloaded changed the U.S. film release date from TBA to June 21, 2013
- Dear Eleanor changed the U.S. film release date from TBA to TBA 2014
- Oculus changed the U.S. film release date from TBA to TBA 2014
- OldBoy changed the U.S. film release date from October 11, 2013 to October 25, 2013
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- Fast & Furious 6
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