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The Best Movies of 2010 

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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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Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan

Released: 2010

Directed by: Steve Pink

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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Tron: Legacy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges, Cillian Murphy

Released: 2010

Directed by: Joseph Kosinski

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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The Kids Are All Right ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2010

Directed by: Lisa Cholodenko

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) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

Released: 2010

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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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Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Released: 2010

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
looksharp added Diane Lane, John Malkovich, James Cromwell

Released: 2010

Directed by: Randall Wallace

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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Animal Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton, Jacki Weaver

Released: 2010

Directed by: David Michôd

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Date Night is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey

Released: 2010

Directed by: Shawn Levy

Date Night is a 2010 comedy 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 Night ...more

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Unstoppable is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tony Scott

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Legend of the Guardians:... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Helen Mirren, John Cleese, Hugo Weaving

Released: 2010

Directed by: Zack Snyder

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Inside Job is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Matt Damon

Released: 2010

Directed by: Charles Ferguson

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The Sorcerer's Apprentic... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

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Prince of Persia: The Sa... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Dimos Dicoudis added Gemma Arterton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mike Newell

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tim Burton

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Exit Through the Gift Sh... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 2010

Released: 2010

Directed by: Banksy

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Dogtooth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Alexander Voulgaris, Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley

Released: 2009

Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos

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Jackass 3D is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Dimos Dicoudis added Mike Judge

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jeff Tremaine

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Senna is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 2010

Released: 2010

Directed by: Asif Kapadia

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Ip Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi

Released: 2010

Directed by: Wilson Yip

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Letters to Juliet is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Platt

Released: 2010

Directed by: Gary Winick

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Restrepo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 2010

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger

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47
I Saw the Devil is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Lee Byung-hun, Choi Min-sik, Cheon Ho-Jin

Released: 2010

Directed by: Kim Jee-woon

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The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
bojanthebest added Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson

Released: 2010

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Kevin Zegers, Shawn Ashmore, Kane Hodder

Released: 2010

Directed by: Adam Green

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Paranormal Activity 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 2010
Molly Ephraim, Sprague Grayden, Katie Featherston

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tod Williams

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