My Top 15 Movies of 2011 (and the 17 others that almost made the list)

The following post reflects my personal views of what I believe to be the top 25 movies of 2011.  I’ve posted thumbnail pictures of the posters for the first 15 (which are in order of what I liked most to the least), and the runner-ups are just a quick list ordered by release date.


1. The Artist
Release Date: November 25, 2011


2. X-Men: First Class
Release Date: June 3, 2011


3. Captain America: The First Avenger
Release Date: July 22, 2011


4. Jane Eyre
Release Date: March 11, 2011


5. Midnight in Paris
Release Date: May 20, 2011



6. Arthur Christmas
Release Date: November 23, 2011


7. Hugo
Release Date: November 23, 2011


8. My Week with Marilyn
Release Date: November 23, 2011


9. The Adjustment Bureau
Release Date: March 4, 2011


10. Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Release Date: July 15, 2011


11. Crazy, Stupid, Love
Release Date: July 29, 2011


12. Bridesmaids
Release Date: May 13, 2011


13. Moneyball
Release Date: September 23, 2011


14. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Release Date: December 20, 2011


15. We Bought a Zoo
Release Date: December 23, 2011

This list is not meant to be a be-all-end-all list; it just reflects my own personal opinions for the year. If I have written a review for a movie listed here, the title will be linked to that blog post.


Other movies that I thought were okay but didn’t quite cut the list; in order of release date:

1. The Green Hornet – January 14, 2011
2. Rio – April 15, 2011
3. African Cats – April 22, 2011
4. Fast Five – April 29, 2011 (For some reason I always confuse Paul Walker for Chris Pine; a very grave mistake, as Pine is much cuter, haha!)
5. Thor – May 6, 2011
6. Pirates of the Carribbean: On Stranger Tides – May 20, 2011
7.  Kung Fu Panda 2 – May 26, 2011
8. Super 8 – June 10, 2011
9. Green Lantern – June 17, 2011
10. Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon – June 29, 2011
11. One Day – August 29, 2011
12. 50/50 – September 30, 2011
13. In Time – October 28, 2011
14. Tower Heist – November 4, 2011
15. J. Edgar – November 11, 2011
16. Sherlock Holmes 2: A Game of ShadowsDecember 16, 2011
17. War HorseDecember 25, 2011

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