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The Best Movies of 2007

Updated September 4, 2020 16.5k votes 695 voters 20.3k views222 items

List RulesOnly movies released 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
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    No Country for Old Men

    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released2007

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    No Country for Old Men is a 2007 American neo-western neo-noir thriller film directed by Joel... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Ratatouille
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    Ratatouille

    Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Bird, Jan Pinkava

    Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    The Bourne Ultimatum
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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

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  • 4
    There Will Be Blood
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    There Will Be Blood

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Ciarán Hinds

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

    There Will Be Blood is a 2007 American epic drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    American Gangster
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    American Gangster

    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byRidley Scott

    American Gangster is a 2007 American biographical crime film directed by Ridley Scott, based... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Zodiac
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    Zodiac

    Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Fincher

    Zodiac is a 2007 American mystery thriller film directed by David Fincher, based on the 1986... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Superbad
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    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

    Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Hot Fuzz
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    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Gone Baby Gone
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    Gone Baby Gone

    Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan

    Released2007

    Directed byBen Affleck

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  • 10
    Live Free or Die Hard
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    Live Free or Die Hard

    Bruce Willis, Maggie Q

    Released2007

    Directed byLen Wiseman

    This film is a 2007 American action film, and the fourth installment in the film series. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Enchanted
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    Enchanted

    Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon

    Released2007

    Directed byKevin Lima

    Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Shrek the Third
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    Shrek the Third

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Miller, Raman Hui

    Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Wild Hogs
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    Wild Hogs

    John Travolta, Marisa Tomei

    Released2007

    Directed byWalt Becker

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  • 14
    National Treasure: Book of Secrets
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    National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

    Released2007

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    National Treasure: Book of Secrets is a 2007 mystery/adventure film. It is a sequel to the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    3:10 to Yuma
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    3:10 to Yuma

    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byJames Mangold

    3:10 to Yuma is a 2007 western film directed by James Mangold and produced by Cathy Konrad,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    I Am Legend
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    I Am Legend

    Will Smith, Emma Thompson

    Released2007

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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  • 17
    The Golden Compass
    68
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    The Golden Compass

    Nicole Kidman, Eva Green

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Weitz

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  • 18
    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

    Released2007

    Directed byAndrew Dominik

    This film is a 2007 American western drama film written and directed by Andrew Dominik.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • 20
    Becoming Jane
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    Becoming Jane

    Anne Hathaway, Maggie Smith

    Released2007

    Directed byJulian Jarrold

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  • 21
    Juno
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    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

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  • 22
    Michael Clayton
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    Michael Clayton

    George Clooney, Tilda Swinton

    Released2007

    Directed byTony Gilroy

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  • 23
    Ocean's Thirteen
    75
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    Ocean's Thirteen

    Brad Pitt, George Clooney

    Released2007

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 24
    Eastern Promises
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    Eastern Promises

    Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

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    The Simpsons Movie
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    The Simpsons Movie

    Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Silverman

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