Best Films of 2010

I collected over 22 lists of “Best Films of 2010” and combined them into one big list.  Here are the films on three or more lists.  The number of lists that the film was on is indicated by the bold, underlined numbers.  An asterisk indicates that I’ve seen it.

22
The Social Network – David Fincher

16
Black Swan – Darren Aronofsky*

14
The Kids Are All Right – Lisa Cholodenko*
Toy Story 3 – Lee Unkrich

13
Carlos – Olivier Assayas
Winter’s Bone – Debra Granik

12
Inception – Christopher Nolan*

11
The Ghost Writer – Roman Polanski
Greenberg – Noah Baumbach*
127 Hours – Danny Boyle*

8
Boxing Gym – Frederick Wiseman
I Am Love – Luca Guadagnino
Please Give – Nicole Holofcener*
True Grit – Joel & Ethan Coen

7
Another Year – Mike Leigh
Dogtooth – Giorgos Lanthimos*
Everyone Else – Maren Ade
Exit Through The Gift Shop – Banksy*
The Fighter – David O. Russell*
Inside Job – Charles Ferguson*
The King’s Speech – Tom Hooper*
A Prophet – Jacques Audiard
Shutter Island – Martin Scorcese
White Material – Claire Denis

6
Vincere – Marco Bellocchio
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World – Edgar Wright*

5
Blue Valentine – Derek Cianfrance*
Enter the Void – Gaspar Noé
Father of My Children – Mia Hansen-Løve
Fish Tank – Andrea Arnold*
Last Train Home – Lixin Fan
Sweetgrass – Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor
The Tillman Story – Amir Bar-Lev
Wild Grass – Alain Resnais

4
A Film Unfinished – Yael Hersonski
Marwencol – Jeff Malmberg*
Mother – Joon-ho Bong
Secret Sunshine – Chang-dong Lee
Tiny Furniture – Lena Dunham

3
Animal Kingdom – David Michôd
The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu – Andrei Ujica
Daddy Longlegs/Go Get Some Rosemary – Ben & Joshua Safdie
Film Socialisme – Jean-Luc Godard
Let Me In – Matt Reeves
The Oath – Laura Poitras
Of Gods and Men – Xavier Beauvois*
Our Beloved Month of August – Miguel Gomes
Somewhere – Sofia Coppola
The Strange Case of Angelica – Manoel de Oliveira
The Town – Ben Affleck
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives – Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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