A list of the best movies of 2006, from action movies like The Departed to comedies like Stranger Than Fiction. The '00s were a decade where Hollywood thrived. In were new stars and big blockbusters and 2006 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 2006. Who could forget V For Vendetta with Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving, Blood Diamond with Leonardo DiCaprio, and of course, Greg Kinnear and Steve Carell in Little Miss Sunshine. And let's not forget about Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada.
The best movies of 2006 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 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, or established stars like Will Ferrell in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston in The Break-Up.
Some of the best movies of all time were released in 2006. This is the ultimate list of the best movies of 2006, which shouldn't feature the best movies of 2005. 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.
- 17998The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and a remake of... more
- 14984The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay... more
- 15090Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the... more
- 14878V for Vendetta is a 2006 American political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and... more
- 11969Children of Men is a 2006 science fiction thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso... more
- 10459Blood Diamond is a 2006 American-German political thriller film co-produced and directed by... more
- 13593Pan's Labyrinth is a 2006 Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro. It... more
- 14383Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar... more
- 11486Little Miss Sunshine is a 2006 American comedy-drama road film and the directorial film debut... more
- 12569Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993... more
- 14595This film is a 2006 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the second installment of the... more
- 10084Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is a 2006... more
- 10689The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film based on Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel of... more
- 8458Apocalypto is a 2006 American epic adventure film directed and produced by Mel Gibson. It was... more
- 5126Letters from Iwo Jima is a 2006 Japanese-American film directed and co-produced by Clint... more
- 10592300 is a 2006 American fantasy war film based on the 1998 comic series of the same name by... more
- 7154Flags of Our Fathers is a 2006 American film directed, co-produced and scored by Clint... more
- 7161The Illusionist is a 2006 American period drama film written and directed by Neil Burger and... more
- 9998X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced... more
- 7170Inside Man is a 2006 American thriller film directed by Spike Lee, and written by Russell... more
- 6456Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and... more
- 8943Over the Hedge is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film based on the characters from... more
- 7752Rocky Balboa is the sixth installment in the Rocky franchise, written, directed by, and... more
- 7070The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner's... more
- 9161The Break-Up is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peyton Reed. In a bid... more