Best Films of 2007

I collected over 85 lists of “Best Movies of 2007” and combined them into one list.  These are the results.  The numbers in bold indicate the number of lists the movie was on.  An asterisk means I’ve seen it.

83
No Country for Old Men – Joel & Ethan Coen*

76
There Will Be Blood
– Paul Thomas Anderson*

64       
Zodiac – David Fincher*

54       
4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days – Cristian Mungiu*

53       
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly – Julian Schnabel*
I’m Not There – Todd Haynes*

46  
Ratatouille – Brad Bird & Jan Pinkava*

39       
Once – John Carney*

37       
Eastern Promises – David Cronenberg*

36       
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford – Andrew Dominik*
Michael Clayton – Tony Gilroy*

33 
Into The Wild – Sean Penn*
Syndromes and a Century –  Apichatpong Weerasethakul*

31
Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead
– Sidney Lumet*

28           
Atonement – Joe Wright*
The Host – Joong-ho Bong

27       
Away from Her – Sarah Polley
Killer of Sheep (1977) – Charles Burnett*

26       
No End in Sight – Charles Ferguson*

25       
Black Book – Paul Verhoeven

23
Juno
– Jason Reitman*
Persepolis – Vincent Paronnaud & Marjane Satrapi*
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – Tim Burton*

22 
The Savages – Tamara Jenkins*

20           
Colossal Youth – Pedro Costa
Offside – Mårten Klingberg

18           
Knocked Up – Judd Apatow*

17       
The Bourne Ultimatum – Paul Greengrass*
Grindhouse – Robert Rodriquez & Quentin Tarantino

14       
I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone – Ming-liang Tsai
Superbad – Greg Mottola*

13
Into Great Silence – Philip Gröning
The Lives of Others – Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck*
Regular Lovers – Philippe Garrel

12
12:08 East of Bucharest – Corneliu Porumboiu
Margot at the Wedding – Noah Baumbach
Southland Tales – Richard Kelly

11
Private Fears in Public Places
 – Alain Resnais*

10
Bamako – Abderrahmane Sissako
Control – Anton Corbjin
Gone Baby Gone – Ben Affleck*
Lake of Fire – Tony Kaye

9
The Band’s Visit – Eran Kolirin
The Darjeeling Limited – Wes Anderson*

8
Hot Fuzz – Edgar Wright
Lady Chatterly – Pascale Ferran
Lars & the Real Girl – Craig Gillespie*

7
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
– Seth Gordon
Lust, Caution – Ang Lee
The Namesake – Mira Nair
Starting Out In the Evening – Andrew Wagner
This is England – Shane Meadows
The Wind that Shakes the Barley – Ken Loach*

6
Across the Universe – Julie Taymor*
Day Night Day Night – Julia Loktev
Golden Door – Emanuele Crialese*
La Vie en Rose – Olivier Dahan
Sicko – Michael Moore*
Waitress – Adrienne Shelly

5
American Gangster – Ridley Scott
The Hoax – Lasse Hallström
In the Valley of Elah – Paul Haggis*
Manufactured Landscapes – Jennifer Baichwal
Redacted – Brian De Palma

4
Breach – Billy Ray
Charlie Wilson’s War – Mike Nichols
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten – Julien Temple
My Kid Could Paint That – Amir Bar-Lev

3
Deep Water – Louise Osmond & Jerry Rothwell

2
Dan in Real Life – Peter Hedges*
The Great Debaters – Denzel Washington
Hairspray – Adam Shankman
In the Shadow of the Moon – David Sington*
King Corn – Aaron Woolf

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