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A list of the best movies of 2010, from Westerns like True Grit to animated films like Toy Story 3. Some the best films of 2010 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 aft they were first released. You shouldn't be too surprised by the movies listed on here. As stated before, some of the best dramas movies of the decade were released in 2010. Who could forget The Fighter with Christian Bale, Black Swan with Natalie Portman, or Oscar winner The King's Speech with Colin Firth? Action films from that year were gripping and tense, which are signs of a great enduring movie. Examples from this year include Inception and The A-Team.The best movies of 2010 featured some of the biggest stars in the movie business. Whether it was the aforementioned stars continuing their success or the up-and-comers featured in The Social Network or Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, and Gwyneth Paltrow in Iron Man 2, and Denzel Washington in The Book of Eli.

Some of the best movies of all time were released in 2010. This is the ultimate list of the best movies of 2010. 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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Inception is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard Inception is a 2010 science fiction heist thriller film written, produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. The film stars a large ensemble cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, ...more

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more

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The Social Network is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
The Social Network Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. Adapted from Ben Mezrich's 2009 book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of ...more

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The King's Speech is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
The King's Speech Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an ...more

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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Despicable Me Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand Despicable Me is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud. When a criminal mastermind (Steve Carell) uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a ...more

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Black Swan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Black Swan Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, and Mila Kunis. The plot revolves around a production ...more

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Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Shutter Island Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams, Mark Ruffalo Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane's 2003 novel of the same name. Production started in March 2008. ...more

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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
How to Train Your Dragon Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more

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The Fighter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
The Fighter Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg The Fighter is a 2010 biographical sports drama film directed by David O. Russell, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Melissa Leo. The film centers on the life of ...more

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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more

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Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Iron Man 2 Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

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Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Kick-Ass Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca Kick-Ass is a 2010 British-American superhero action comedy film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. The film was directed by Matthew Vaughn, who ...more

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True Grit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
True Grit Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin True Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed by the Coen brothers, based on the 1968 novel by Charles Portis. A stubborn teenager (Hailee Steinfeld) enlists the help of a tough ...more

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The Town is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added The Town Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm The Town is a 2010 American crime drama film starring, co-written and directed by Ben Affleck adapted from Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves. The film opened in theaters in the United States ...more

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more

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Winter’s Bone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Winter’s Bone Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt "Deep in the Ozark Mountains, clans live by a code of conduct that no one dares defy—until an intrepid teenage girl has no other choice. When Ree Dolly's crystal-meth-making father skips ...more

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Dogtooth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Dogtooth Alexander Voulgaris, Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley Dogtooth is a 2009 Greek film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos about a husband and wife who keep their children ignorant of the world outside their property well into adulthood. The drama stars ...more

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Animal Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Animal Kingdom Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Jacki Weaver "Welcome to the jungle known as the Melbourne underworld. Animal Kingdom uses this edgy locale to unspool a gripping tale of survival and revenge. Pope Cody, an armed robber on the run from ...more

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Exit Through the Gift Shop is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Exit Through the Gift Shop "In the late 1990s, a hybrid form of graffiti began appearing in cities around the world. Enlisting stickers, stencils, posters, and sculpture and spread by the burgeoning Internet, it ...more

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127 Hours is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added 127 Hours James Franco, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan 127 Hours is a 2010 British-American biographical survival drama film directed, co-written and produced by Danny Boyle. The film stars James Franco as real-life canyoneer Aron Ralston, who ...more

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera ...more

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Blue Valentine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Blue Valentine Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel "Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time. Flooded with romantic memories of their courtship, Dean and Cindy use one night to try and ...more

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Easy A is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Easy A Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka Easy A is a 2010 film directed by Will Gluck. "After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean-cut high school girl (Emma Stone) sees her life paralleling Hester ...more

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Inside Job is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Inside Job Matt Damon The creators of ``Undercover Boss'' are behind this unscripted TNT series, which gives the popular CEO-in-disguise premise a bit of a twist. ``Inside Job'' puts candidates for six-figure ...more

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Restrepo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Restrepo "In 2008 Sebastian Junger (The Perfect Storm) and Tim Hetherington dug in with the men of Second Platoon for a year. Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, a stronghold of al Qaeda and the Taliban, ...more

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Poetry is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
HardyPierce added Poetry Yoon Jeong-hee, Kim Hee-ra, An Nae-sang Poetry is a 2010 South Korean drama film written and directed by Lee Chang-dong. It tells the story of a suburban woman in her 60s who begins to develop an interest in poetry while struggling ...more

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The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added The A-Team Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson The A-Team is a 2010 American action-comedy film based on the television series of the same name created by Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell. Co-written and directed by Joe Carnahan, the film ...more

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Legend of the Guardians: The O... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Helen Mirren, John Cleese, Hugo Weaving Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole is a 2010 American-Australian computer-animated epic fantasy-adventure film based on the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series by Kathryn Lasky. Zack Snyder ...more

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
The Sorcerer's Apprentice Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer The Sorcerer's Apprentice is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Jon Turteltaub, and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the team behind the National ...more

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Red is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Red Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren Red is a 2010 American action comedy film directed by Robert Schwentke, inspired by the comic book series by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner. When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech ...more

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The Book of Eli is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
The Book of Eli Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by the Hughes brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, ...more

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MegaMind is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
MegaMind Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell Megamind is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Tom McGrath. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film premiered ...more

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Certified Copy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
HardyPierce added Certified Copy Juliette Binoche, Jean-Claude Carrière, Angelo Barbagallo Certified Copy is a 2010 art film by Iranian writer and director Abbas Kiarostami, starring Juliette Binoche and the British opera singer William Shimell, in his first film role. The film is set ...more

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The Kids Are All Right is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
The Kids Are All Right Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo The Kids Are All Right is a 2010 American comedy-drama film directed by Lisa Cholodenko and written by Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg. A hit at 2010 Sundance, it opened in limited release on ...more

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The Expendables is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis The Expendables is a 2010 American ensemble action film written by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone, and directed by Stallone, who also starred in the lead role. The film co-stars Jason ...more

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Salt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Salt Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor Salt is a 2010 American action thriller spy film directed by Phillip Noyce, written by Kurt Wimmer, and starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl and Chiwetel ...more

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Tron: Legacy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Tron: Legacy Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges, Cillian Murphy Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. A sequel to the 1982 film Tron, it is directed by Joseph Kosinski, produced by Tron director ...more

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Unstoppable is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Unstoppable Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine Unstoppable is a 2010 American action thriller film directed by Tony Scott, written by Mark Bomback, and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. The film, loosely based on the real-life CSX ...more

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Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Hot Tub Time Machine Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan Hot Tub Time Machine is a 2010 American science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Steve Pink. It stars John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Crispin Glover, Lizzy Caplan, ...more

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Another Year is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Another Year Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, David Bradley Another Year is a 2010 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh, starring Lesley Manville, Jim Broadbent, and Ruth Sheen. It premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival in ...more

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The Girl Who Played with Fire is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
The Girl Who Played with Fire Noomi Rapace, Per Oscarsson, Lena Endre The Girl Who Played with Fire is a 2009 Swedish thriller film directed by Daniel Alfredson, and the sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. It is based on the best-selling novel of the same ...more

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The Other Guys is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added The Other Guys Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg The Other Guys is a 2010 action comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and featuring Michael Keaton, Eva Mendes, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, ...more

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Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Robin Hood Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong Robin Hood is a 2010 action film written by Brian Helgeland and directed by Ridley Scott. Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett will open the 2010 ...more

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Secretariat is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
looksharp added Secretariat Diane Lane, John Malkovich, James Cromwell Secretariat is a 2010 biographical sports drama film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Randall Wallace. The film chronicles the life of thoroughbred race horse ...more

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall H... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
HardyPierce added Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Wallapa Mongkolprasert, Tongsit Rachasin, Sakda Kaewbuadee "Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears ...more

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Clash of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Clash of the Titans Gemma Arterton, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes Clash of the Titans is a 2010 British-American fantasy adventure film and remake of the 1981 film of the same name produced by MGM. The story is very loosely based on the Greek myth of Perseus. ...more

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Date Night is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Date Night Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey Date Night is a 2010 comedy crime film directed by Shawn Levy and starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. It was released in the United States on April 9, 2010. For a time it was marketed as Crazy ...more

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Of Gods and Men is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
HardyPierce added Of Gods and Men Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Jacques Herlin Of Gods and Men is a 2010 drama film written by Etienne Comar and directed by Xavier Beauvois. "A monastery high in the mountains of the Maghreb, some time in the 90s... Eight French ...more

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Batman: Under the Red Hood is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Batman: Under the Red Hood Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu Batman: Under the Red Hood is a 2010 American superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and released by Warner Home Video. It is the eighth animated feature in the DC Universe Animated ...more