The Greatest Movies of the Last Decade

Greatest Movies of the Last Decade

Your favorite movie of all time might not be the greatest movie of all time, and you’d never know it until you see every single movie that ever made it to the big screen. Here’s the rundown on the greatest movies of the last decade, so you can get an idea of what you have to look forward to in the upcoming years. Spoiler alert: You’re about to discover that your favorite movie was actually one of the worst movies ever made.

TV Shows

Some shows and movies are timeless, while others might seem to have been created just last week. But some are so great that they stand out and remain etched in our minds for a long time. Here is a list of what we think are the greatest movies of the last decade toduhs.

(1) The Dark Knight (2008) This movie has a dark undertone that is accentuated by its use of suspenseful music throughout most scenes. And there’s no denying Heath Ledger’s phenomenal performance as Joker which left many people in awe and gave him an Oscar posthumously. This was also one of the few superhero films that was critically acclaimed as well as being commercially successful. 2. Pulp Fiction (1994) If you’re looking for an exciting film with twists, turns and bloodshed then this is your type of film. From start to finish it will keep you on the edge of your seat with tense moments that make you want more at every turn! 3. Django Unchained (2012) Another Tarantino masterpiece starring Jamie Foxx as Django who wants revenge on slave owners after he is separated from his wife Broomhilda during a raid on their home by slavers . . . 4. Moulin Rouge!


1) Avatar (2009) – James Cameron’s Avatar is not only a great film, but it’s also one of the most profitable films in history. It has made over $2.8 billion at the box office and was nominated for nine Academy Awards, winning three. The movie takes place in 2154, when humans are mining Pandora’s resources to extract precious minerals and Earth has become an uninhabitable wasteland. A paraplegic marine named Jake Sully is sent to Pandora on a mission that soon becomes personal when he finds himself torn between two worlds and two ways of life. The film was groundbreaking for its use of 3D which allowed viewers to see Pandora as if they were really there. The animation was also fantastic with realistic depictions of plants, animals, and other aspects of Pandora.

A few years later came the sequel to the 2003 animated family hit Finding Nemo entitled Finding Dory (2016). Although Pixar had already made sequels like Toy Story 3 and Cars 2 before, this time around it had a hard time living up to expectations. Dory is on her own adventure again as she tries to find her parents who live in California. She meets new friends along the way, including Hank the octopus and Destiny, a whale shark. Alongside Nemo and Marlin, they encounter several dangers while traveling across the ocean floor such as barracudas and jellyfish. But even though things don’t go as planned at times-like when Dory gets lost after she thinks she sees her mother-we’re reminded that it’s okay to be afraid sometimes because fear can be overcome. It may not have been perfect, but it was still entertaining and I would recommend seeing it if you liked Finding Nemo or any other Pixar movies before then. Other recent Disney/Pixar releases include Inside Out (2015), Zootopia (2016), Moana (2017), Coco (2017), and Incredibles 2 (2018). All of these movies were good, but my favorite out of them all was Moana. Like other Disney princesses before her, Moana sets off on a journey to prove herself by restoring the heart of Te Fiti while overcoming obstacles along the way. With catchy songs that will make you want to get up and dance plus incredible visuals, Moana is definitely worth watching!

Animated Films

When it comes to animated films, there are few studios that can compare to Disney. With more than 800 films in its library, it’s hard to pick just a few. But these seven movies rank among the best of the best.

#1: Toy Story 3 (2010) – The third installment in what many consider to be one of the greatest trilogies ever made was released 10 years after Toy Story 2 and was a box office success. It’s easily one of Pixar’s most ambitious projects, with standout sequences like when Andy’s mom asks him if he wants to go upstairs and put his toys away for good; he leaves them all sitting on his bed while they watch him through a window as he climbs up a staircase out of their reach. Most children will recognize themselves in this moment, but the scene is also so beautifully rendered that adults will feel the same sense of loss. For audiences who had grown up with Woody and Buzz Lightyear over two decades, this bittersweet ending will stay with them forever.

#2: WALL-E (2008) – Released in 2008, WALL-E stands at 98% on Rotten Tomatoes and is often cited as being not only one of Pixar’s best films but also one of the best science fiction films ever made.


1) American Teen

2) The Cove

3) Exit Through the Gift Shop

4) Food, Inc.

5) Fahrenheit 9/11

6) Hoop Dreams

7) Jiro Dreams of Sushi

8) Inside Job

9) An Inconvenient Truth

10) Waiting for Superman

11): We Live in Public

12): Man on Wire

13): Grizzly Man

14): Spellbound

15): March of the Penguins

16): Super Size Me

17: Fast Food Nation

18: Blackfish

19: The Beaver

20: Life Itself