Top movies of 2011

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  1. Of Gods and Men Rating: ★★★★
  2. The Tree of LifeRating: ★★★★
  3. A SeparationRating: ★★★★
  4. MelancholiaRating: ★★★★
  5. Certified Copy Rating: ★★★★
  6. The WayRating: ★★★★
  7. Take ShelterRating: ★★★★
  8. WarriorRating: ★★★★
  9. The DebtRating: ★★★★
  10. HugoRating: ★★★★
  11. Hanna Rating: ★★★★
  12. The Descendants … Rating: ★★★★
  13. BeginnersRating: ★★★★
  14. TyrannosaurRating: ★★★★
  15. ContagionRating: ★★★★
  16. DriveRating: ★★★★
  17. The ArtistRating: ★★★★
  18. MoneyballRating: ★★★★
  19. Higher GroundRating: ★★★★
  20. Win WinRating: ★★★★
  21. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy … Rating: ★★★★
  22. The Help … Rating: ★★★★
  23. Bill Cunningham New York … Rating: ★★★★
  24. El Sicario, Room 164Rating: ★★★★
  25. Margin CallRating: ★★★★
  26. War HorseRating: ★★★★
  27. Happy, HappyRating: ★★★★
  28. The Miners’ HymnsRating: ★★★★
  29. SidewallsRating: ★★★★
  30. SennaRating: ★★★★
  31. Angels CrestRating: ★★★★
  32. The Mill & the CrossRating: ★★★★
  33. The Last CircusRating: ★★★★
  34. Magic TripRating: ★★★★
  35. Jig Rating: ★★★★
  36. Trollhunter Rating: ★★★★
  37. Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood RebelRating: ★★★★
  38. The Perfect HostRating: ★★★★
  39. Attack the BlockRating: ★★★★
  40. Extremely Loud & Incredibly CloseRating: ★★★½
  41. The Adjustment BureauRating: ★★★½
  42. The Adventures of TintinRating: ★★★½
  43. Hell and Back AgainRating: ★★★½
  44. Cave of Forgotten Dreams Rating: ★★★½
  45. Super 8 Rating: ★★★½
  46. A Dangerous MethodRating: ★★★½
  47. Captain America: The First AvengerRating: ★★★½
  48. The Rum DiaryRating: ★★★½
  49. X-Men: First ClassRating: ★★★½
  50. El GustoRating: ★★★½
  51. The Ides of MarchRating: ★★★½
  52. Thor Rating: ★★★½
  53. Bridesmaids Rating: ★★★½
  54. Midnight in Paris Rating: ★★★½
  55. The Devil’s DoubleRating: ★★★½
  56. Bag ItRating: ★★★½
  57. KhodorkovskyRating: ★★★½
  58. Kill the IrishmanRating: ★★★½
  59. A Lonely Place to DieRating: ★★★½
  60. The Girl With the Dragon TattooRating: ★★★½
  61. Our Idiot BrotherRating: ★★★½
  62. The Women on the 6th FloorRating: ★★★½
  63. PlaneatRating: ★★★½
  64. Farmageddon Rating: ★★★½
  65. The First Grader Rating: ★★★½
  66. Rammbock: Berlin Undead Rating: ★★★½
  67. Phase 7 Rating: ★★★½
  68. The ThingRating: ★★★½
  69. Mama Africa: Miriam MakebaRating: ★★★½
  70. AtrociousRating: ★★★½
  71. Cedar RapidsRating: ★★★½
  72. The Myth of the American SleepoverRating: ★★★½
  73. The Swell SeasonRating: ★★★½
  74. Killing BonoRating: ★★★½
  75. RoadieRating: ★★★½
  76. Addiction IncorporatedRating: ★★★½
  77. Angel of EvilRating: ★★★☆
  78. The GuardRating: ★★★☆
  79. Sarah’s KeyRating: ★★★☆
  80. CircumstanceRating: ★★★☆
  81. RestlessRating: ★★★☆
  82. Point BlankRating: ★★★☆
  83. London BoulevardRating: ★★★☆
  84. Source Code Rating: ★★★☆
  85. Page One: Inside The New York TimesRating: ★★★☆
  86. A Better LifeRating: ★★★☆
  87. Another EarthRating: ★★★☆
  88. Paul Goodman Changed My LifeRating: ★★★☆
  89. LimitlessRating: ★★★☆
  90. HellRating: ★★★☆
  91. InsidiousRating: ★★★☆
  92. KnuckleRating: ★★★☆
  93. !Women Art RevolutionRating: ★★★☆
  94. The MuppetsRating: ★★★☆
  95. The CaptainsRating: ★★★☆
  96. Horrible BossesRating: ★★★☆
  97. Everything Must Go Rating: ★★★☆
  98. TerriRating: ★★★☆
  99. Fright Night, 2011 … Rating: ★★★☆
  100. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Rating: ★★★☆
  101. RabiesRating: ★★★☆
  102. Dracula: The Vampire and the VoivodeRating: ★★★☆
  103. Priest Rating: ★★★☆
  104. The Iron LadyRating: ★★½☆
  105. J. EdgarRating: ★★½☆
  106. CarnageRating: ★★½☆
  107. Rise of the Planet of the ApesRating: ★★½☆
  108. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsRating: ★★½☆
  109. ConfuciusRating: ★★½☆
  110. LimelightRating: ★★½☆
  111. Crazy, Stupid, LoveRating: ★★½☆
  112. Outrage: Way of the YakuzaRating: ★★½☆
  113. AmigoRating: ★★½☆
  114. Cars 2 Rating: ★★½☆
  115. The HammerRating: ★★½☆
  116. The BeaverRating: ★★½☆
  117. 30 Minutes or LessRating: ★★½☆
  118. Straw DogsRating: ★★½☆
  119. Apollo 18Rating: ★★½☆
  120. The Raid: RedemptionRating: ★★½☆
  121. 3Rating: ★★½☆
  122. Chasing MadoffRating: ★★½☆
  123. Conan the BarbarianRating: ★★½☆
  124. Dream HouseRating: ★★½☆
  125. Jock the Hero DogRating: ★★½☆
  126. The Space BetweenRating: ★★½☆
  127. Catch .44Rating: ★★½☆
  128. ChilleramaRating: ★★½☆
  129. ChopRating: ★★½☆
  130. The WomanRating: ★★½☆
  131. Red StateRating: ★★½☆
  132. YellowBrickRoadRating: ★★½☆
  133. SanctumRating: ★★½☆
  134. The DeadRating: ★★½☆
  135. Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy AccidentRating: ★★½☆
  136. All Things Fall ApartRating: ★★½☆
  137. CreatureRating: ★★½☆
  138. RecoilRating: ★★½☆
  139. The Frankenstein Syndrome Rating: ★★½☆
  140. Scream 4 Rating: ★★½☆
  141. My Week with MarilynRating: ★★☆☆
  142. UnknownRating: ★★☆☆
  143. Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Rating: ★★☆☆
  144. Cowboys & AliensRating: ★★☆☆
  145. Mr. Popper’s PenguinsRating: ★★☆☆
  146. Seven Days in UtopiaRating: ★★☆☆
  147. SnowmenRating: ★★☆☆
  148. Hall PassRating: ★★☆☆
  149. Transformers: Dark of the Moon … Rating: ★★☆☆
  150. The Rite Rating: ★★☆☆
  151. Green Lantern Rating: ★★☆☆
  152. John Carpenter’s The WardRating: ★★☆☆
  153. Metal TornadoRating: ★★☆☆
  154. Beneath the Darkness … Rating: ★★☆☆
  155. CinnamonRating: ★★☆☆
  156. The Hangover Part II Rating: ★★☆☆
  157. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark … Rating: ★½☆☆
  158. Bad Actress … Rating: ★½☆☆
  159. Age of the DragonsRating: ★½☆☆
  160. The Death of Andy KaufmanRating: ★½☆☆
  161. Shark Night 3DRating: ★½☆☆
  162. The Green Hornet Rating: ★½☆☆
  163. DecisionsRating: ★☆☆☆
  164. The Catechism CataclysmRating: ★☆☆☆
  165. Evil Bong 3D Rating: ★☆☆☆
  166. Judy Moody and the Not Bummer SummerRating: ½☆☆☆
  167. Predatory Instinct Rating: ½☆☆☆
  168. The Darkest HourRating: ☆☆☆☆

John Soltes

John Soltes is an award-winning journalist. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Earth Island Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, New Jersey Monthly and at Time.com, among other publications. E-mail him at john@hollywoodsoapbox.com

One thought on “Top movies of 2011

  • July 17, 2011 at 12:11 pm
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    Bridesmaid should be number one!

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