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Movies That Turned 10 in 2019

Updated January 3, 2020 17.9k votes 672 voters 10.7k views212 items

List RulesVote up the movies that came out in 2009 that you still enjoy today.

Take a trip down memory lane with this list of movies that turned 10 in 2019. Featuring epic war dramas, comic book movies, well-made comedies, and some of the greatest movies of all time, the best 2009 films will remind you how well older movies have aged (or not) throughout the decades. What is your favorite movie that turned 10 years old in 2019?  

When ranking the movies that came out 10 years ago, you can expect to see movies that are already classics, like Up, Inglorious Basterds, and The Hangover, at the top. Other memorable 2009 movies include Avatar, The Watchmen, 500 Days of Summer, Zombieland, and The Time Traveler's Wife.

While The Hurt Locker won Best Picture at the 82nd Academy Awards, the 2009 Oscars celebrated other great films such as Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire, Coraline, District 9, and Invictus.

Vote up the best films released in 2009, and celebrate these movies turning 10 with another rewatch.

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    Up
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    Up

    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner

    Released2009

    Directed byPete Docter

    Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Avatar
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    Avatar

    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2009

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 3
    The Princess and the Frog
    306
    125

    The Princess and the Frog

    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman

    Released2009

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 4
    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
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    124

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2009

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a 2009 American computer-animated science fiction comedy... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 5
    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
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    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

    Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig

    Released2009

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

    Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 6
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
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    178

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2009 fantasy film directed by David Yates and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Coraline
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    Coraline

    Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning

    Released2009

    Directed byHenry Selick

    Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion animated 3D dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman's... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 8
    Monsters vs. Aliens
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    Monsters vs. Aliens

    Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler

    Released2009

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Rob Letterman

    Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 9
    Fast & Furious
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    126

    Fast & Furious

    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez

    Released2009

    Directed byJustin Lin

    Fast & Furious is a 2009 American street racing action film directed by Justin Lin and written... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 10
    The Hangover
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Phillips

    The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Zombieland
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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

    Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Blind Side
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    129

    The Blind Side

    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 13
    Paul Blart: Mall Cop
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    88

    Paul Blart: Mall Cop

    Kevin James, Jayma Mays

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Carr

    Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
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    102

    Released2009

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Taken
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    Taken

    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen

    Released2008

    Directed byPierre Morel

    Taken is a 2008 French action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel. A former CIA operative... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Sherlock Holmes
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    Sherlock Holmes

    Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

    Released2009

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 period mystery action film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
    110
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    Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure

    Lucy Liu, Kristin Chenoweth

    Released2009

    Directed byKlay Hall

    Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure is a 2009 computer-animated comedy adventure film based on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 18
    Where the Wild Things Are
    118
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    Where the Wild Things Are

    Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker

    Released2009

    Directed bySpike Jonze

    Where the Wild Things Are is a 2009 fantasy drama film directed by Spike Jonze. Written by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    X-Men Origins: Wolverine
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    X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber

    Released2009

    Directed byGavin Hood

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 American superhero film directed by Gavin Hood, based on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Inglorious Basterds
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    Inglorious Basterds

    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender

    Released2009

    Directed byEli Roth, Quentin Tarantino

    Inglourious Basterds is a 2009 German-American war black comedy film written and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Couples Retreat
    70
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    Couples Retreat

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Billingsley

    Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Star Trek
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    Star Trek

    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison

    Released2009

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Trek is a 2009 science fiction film directed by J. J. Abrams, written by Roberto Orci and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    G-Force
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    G-Force

    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz

    Released2009

    Directed byHoyt Yeatman

    G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
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    79

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2009

    Directed byBetty Thomas

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    Hotel for Dogs
    57
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    Hotel for Dogs

    Emma Roberts, Lisa Kudrow

    Released2009

    Directed byThor Freudenthal

    Hotel for Dogs is a 2009 American family comedy film based on the 1971 Lois Duncan novel of... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button