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The Best Movies of 2007

Updated September 4, 2020 17.7k votes 729 voters 21.1k 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 Men1
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    No Country for Old Men

    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released2007

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Ratatouille2
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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

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  • The Bourne Ultimatum3
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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

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  • There Will Be Blood4
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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

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  • American Gangster5
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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

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  • Zodiac6
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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

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  • Superbad7
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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

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  • Live Free or Die Hard8
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    Live Free or Die Hard

    Bruce Willis, Maggie Q

    Released2007

    Directed byLen Wiseman

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  • Hot Fuzz9
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    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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  • Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium10
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    Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

    Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman

    Released2007

    Directed byZach Helm

    Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is a 2007 fantasy comedy film written and directed by Zach...  more

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  • The Kite Runner11
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    The Kite Runner

    Shaun Toub, Saïd Taghmaoui

    Released2007

    Directed byMarc Forster

    The Kite Runner is a 2007 American drama film directed by Marc Forster, based on the 2003...  more

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  • Enchanted12
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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

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  • Gone Baby Gone13
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    Gone Baby Gone

    Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan

    Released2007

    Directed byBen Affleck

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  • Persepolis14
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    Persepolis

    Sean Penn, Catherine Deneuve

    Released2007

    Directed byMarjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud

    Persepolis is a 2007 French-Iranian-American animated film based on Marjane Satrapi's...  more

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  • Shrek the Third15
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    Shrek the Third

    Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Miller, Raman Hui

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  • I Am Legend16
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    I Am Legend

    Will Smith, Emma Thompson

    Released2007

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets17
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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

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  • Wild Hogs18
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    Wild Hogs

    John Travolta, Marisa Tomei

    Released2007

    Directed byWalt Becker

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  • La Vie en rose19
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    La Vie en rose

    Marion Cotillard, Gérard Depardieu

    Released2007

    Directed byOlivier Dahan

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  • 3:10 to Yuma20
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    3:10 to Yuma

    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe

    Released2007

    Directed byJames Mangold

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  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix21
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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • Music and Lyrics22
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    Music and Lyrics

    Drew Barrymore, Hugh Grant

    Released2007

    Directed byMarc Lawrence

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  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford23

    Released2007

    Directed byAndrew Dominik

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

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  • Juno24
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    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

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  • Becoming Jane25
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    Becoming Jane

    Anne Hathaway, Maggie Smith

    Released2007

    Directed byJulian Jarrold

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