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The Best Movies of 2007 

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List Rules Only movies that were in theaters in 2007

A list of the best movies of 2007, from gritty dramas movies like American Gangster to comedies like Juno. The '00s were a decade where Hollywood thrived. In were new stars and big blockbusters and 2007 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 2007. Who could forget No Country For Old Men with Daniel Day-Lewis, Casino Royale with Daniel Craig, and of course, The Bourne Ultimatum with Matt Damon. And let's not forget about Tom Hanks in Charlie Wilson's War. The best movies of 2007 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 Into The Wild, or established stars like Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Tom Cruise in Lions for Lambs and Will Smith in I am Legend. Some of the best movies of all time were released in 2007. This is the ultimate list of the best movies of 2007, which shouldn't feature the best movies of 2006. 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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No Country for Old Men ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western neo-noir thriller film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensue after a hunter (Josh Brolin) ...more

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Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

Released: 2007

Directed by: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more

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The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

Released: 2007

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more

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There Will Be Blood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
wiabux added Daniel Day-Lewis, Ciarán Hinds, Paul Dano

Released: 2007

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

There Will Be Blood is a 2007 American epic drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano. The film was inspired by Upton Sinclair's novel ...more

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Zodiac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Fincher

Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery-thriller film directed by David Fincher and based on Robert Graysmith's non-fiction book of the same name. Zodiac tells the story of the manhunt for a person ...more

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Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

Released: 2007

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The film follows two police officers attempting ...more

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Superbad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

Released: 2007

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The film was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the ...more

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Gone Baby Gone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ben Affleck

Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 American neo-noir mystery film directed by Ben Affleck and starring his brother Casey Affleck. The screenplay by Ben Affleck and Aaron Stockard is based on the novel of ...more

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Juno is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Juno is a 2007 Canadian-American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo Cody. Ellen Page stars as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an ...more

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I Am Legend is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson

Released: 2007

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

I Am Legend is a 2007 American post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Will Smith. It is the third feature film adaptation of Richard Matheson's ...more

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Pirates of the Caribbean... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards

Released: 2007

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is a 2007 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the third film in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The plot follows Will Turner, Elizabeth ...more

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The Simpsons Movie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Silverman

The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 American animated comedy film based on the Fox television series The Simpsons. The film was directed by David Silverman, and stars the regular television cast of Dan ...more

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Harry Potter and the Ord... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Yates

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The ...more

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3:10 to Yuma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

Released: 2007

Directed by: James Mangold

3:10 to Yuma is a 2007 western film directed by James Mangold and produced by Cathy Konrad, and stars Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in the lead roles, with supporting performances by Peter ...more

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Bridge to Terabithia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

Released: 2007

Directed by: Gábor Csupó

Bridge to Terabithia is a 2007 American-New Zealand fantasy adventure family drama film directed by Gábor Csupó and adapted for film by David L. Paterson and Jeff Stockwell. The ...more

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Transformers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable

Released: 2007

Directed by: Michael Bay

Transformers is a 2007 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line. An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil ...more

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Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

Released: 2007

Directed by: Kevin Lima

Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more

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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ridley Scott

American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by Steven Zaillian. The film is based on the criminal career of Frank Lucas, a ...more

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28 Weeks Later is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

Released: 2007

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

28 Weeks Later is a 2007 British-Spanish post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film, structured as a sequel to the 2002 critical and commercial success, 28 Days Later. 28 Weeks Later was ...more

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
wiabux added Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tim Burton

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 2007 musical slasher film directed by Tim Burton. It is an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning 1979 musical ...more

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National Treasure: Book ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
wiabux added Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

National Treasure: Book of Secrets is a 2007 mystery/adventure film. It is a sequel to the 2004 film National Treasure and is the second part of the National Treasure franchise. It was directed ...more

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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

Released: 2007

Directed by: Frank Darabont

The Mist is a 2007 American science fiction horror film based on the 1980 novella of the same name by Stephen King. The film was written and directed by Frank Darabont, who had previously ...more

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Shrek the Third is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

Released: 2007

Directed by: Chris Miller, Raman Hui

Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third installment in the Shrek franchise. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and is the first in the series ...more

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The Assassination of Jes... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Brad Pitt, Zooey Deschanel, Jeremy Renner

Released: 2007

Directed by: Andrew Dominik

This film is a 2007 American western drama film written and directed by Andrew Dominik. Adaptated from Ron Hansen's 1983 novel of the same name, the film dramatizes the relationship between ...more

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Bee Movie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 2007
Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock

Released: 2007

Directed by: Simon J. Smith, Steve Hickner

Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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