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The Best Movies of 2009

List Criteria: Must have been in theatres in 2009

A list of the best movies of 2009, from epic movies like Avatar to blockbusters like Star Trek. The '00s were a decade where Hollywood thrived. In were new stars and big blockbusters and 2009 was no exception. Some the best movies of this year are some of the best teen, coming of age, adventure, comedies and dramas in history. The films on here are very memorable and had audiences on the edges of their seats, and still pack a punch so many years after they were first released. You shouldn't be too surprised by the movies listed on here. As stated before, some of the best movies of the decade were released in 2009. Who could forget Crazy Heart with Jeff Bridges, The Blind Side with Sandra Bullock, and of course, Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey Jr. And let's not forget about Bruno either. The best movies of 2009 featured some of the biggest stars in the movie business. Whether it was the aforementioned stars continuing their success or the breakout performances featured in The Hangover, or established stars like Brad Pitt in Inglorious Basterds and Jason Segal and Paul Rudd in I Love You, Man. Some of the best movies of all time were released in 2009. This is the ultimate list of the best movies of 2008, which shouldn't feature the best movies of 2008. Vote and re-rank this list according to how you think the best movies of that year should be reflected. If you notice that there's a movie from this year that should be on this list but is missing, feel free to add it.
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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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    the people's #1 Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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    most listed Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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    Jennifer Morrison, Zoe Saldana, Winona Ryder

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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    Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

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    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Tim McGraw

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rachel McAdams, Jude Law

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    Sharlto Copley, John Sumner, Jed Brophy

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    George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey

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    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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    Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard

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    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

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    Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Langley Kirkwood

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Ewa Fröling

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    added by wiabux Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law

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    added by wiabux Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis

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    Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Birgit Minichmayr, Roxane Duran, Susanne Lothar

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Rashida Jones, Jaime Pressly, Paul Rudd

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    George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

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    Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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    George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham

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    Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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    added by wiabux Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, Joan Allen

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    Julianne Moore, Jon Hamm, Ginnifer Goodwin

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    Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Michael Lonsdale

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    Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

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    added by wiabux Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

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    Terminator Salvation

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    Charlize Theron, Viggo Mortensen, Robert Duvall

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    Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

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    added by wiabux Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Malin Åkerman

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    ranked low on reranks & added by looksharp Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt, Joel McHale

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    Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Isabel Lucas

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    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels

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    Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt, Jay Leno

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    added by looksharp Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Octavia Spencer

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    Helen Mirren, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

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    The Taking of Pelham 123

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    added by looksharp Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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