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The last 10 years have been full of amazing, thought-provoking,and breathtaking movies. While the list for the best movies from the last decade could reach as high as 100 movies, we decided to condense the list with our top 10 favorites.
Axar.az reports that these movies have been carefully selected for your viewing pleasure and are in no particular order.
1. Into the wild (2007)
Director: Sean Penn
Cast: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, and Catherine Keener
Based on the novel written by Jon Krakauer that tells the true story of Christopher, a college graduate who left everything and traveled to Alaska.
2. The dark knight (2008)
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
The third installment in Christopher Nolan's ‘’Batman’’ series. It is considered one of the best Batman movies of all time, and Heath Ledger’s performance as The Joker is unforgettable.
3. Avatar (2009)
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver
This fantastic adventure set on the mystical planet Pandora was written by the famous director James Cameron and shot in 3D. The movie broke box office records and won 3 Oscars and a Golden Globe for Best Film and Best Director.
4. True grit (2010)
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin
15-year old Mattie Ross sets out on a grand adventure to exact revenge on her father’s murderer.
5. Melancholia (2011)
Director: Lars von Trier
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland
Lars von Trier tells Melancholia in two parts. In the first part, we see one of the most memorable weddings in movie history. In the second part, two sisters and their family members are dragged into chaos as the shadow of an approaching planet looms over them. Melancholia is one of Trier's most controversial and best movies.
6. Amour (2012)
Director: Michael Haneke
Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert
Two people in their 80’s test their love after being paralyzed. The movie won the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012 and the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 2013 Academy Awards.
7. Only lovers left alive (2013)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Cast: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt
The story of two reunited lovers, who just so happen to be vampires.
8. Gone Girl (2014)
Director: David Fincher
Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris
After Amy's sudden disappearance on her 5th wedding anniversary, all eyes have turned to her husband Nick.
9. The Revenant (2015)
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter
The movie responsible for Leonardo DiCaprio’s first Oscar, ‘’The Revenant’’ tells the story of survival and revenge.
10. Deadpool (2016)
Director: Tim Miller
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, TJ Miller, Gina Carano, Ed Skrein
Based on a lesser-known Marvel superhero – or rather, an anti-hero – ‘’Deadpool’’ tells an extraordinary and hilarious story about revenge.
2019.06.11 / 15:21