Film Comment's End-of-the-Decade Critics' Poll

In their January/February 2010 article, Film Comment polled critics, programmers, academics, filmmakers, and others and published a list of the top 100 films of 2000–2009.

  • Mulholland Drive

    1

  • In the Mood for Love

    2

  • Yi Yi

    3

  • Syndromes and a Century

    4

  • There Will Be Blood

    5

  • The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

    6

  • A History of Violence

    7

  • Tropical Malady

    8

  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    9

  • The New World

    10

  • Platform

    11

  • Zodiac

    12

  • The Intruder

    13

  • The Son

    14

  • Dogville

    15

  • Caché

    16

  • Kings and Queen

    17

  • Elephant

    18

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    19

  • Before Sunset

    20

  • Spirited Away

    21

  • The Gleaners & I

    22

  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    23

  • The World

    24

  • Talk to Her

    25

  • Inland Empire

    26

  • Still Life

    27

  • Colossal Youth

    28

  • Russian Ark

    29

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    30

  • In Praise of Love

    31

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    32

  • No Country for Old Men

    33

  • Werckmeister Harmonies

    34

  • Grizzly Man

    35

  • Three Times

    36

  • Café Lumière

    37

  • Regular Lovers

    38

  • Blissfully Yours

    39

  • I'm Not There.

    40

  • 2046

    41

  • In Vanda's Room

    42

  • Los Angeles Plays Itself

    43

  • Millennium Mambo

    44

  • La Commune (Paris, 1871)

    45

  • The Hurt Locker

    46

  • Million Dollar Baby

    47

  • What Time Is It There?

    48

  • Demonlover

    49

  • The Headless Woman

    50

  • The Captive

    51

  • Esther Kahn

    52

  • Our Music

    53

  • Distant

    54

  • Saraband

    55

  • The Holy Girl

    56

  • Y Tu Mamá También

    57

  • Brokeback Mountain

    58

  • Children of Men

    59

  • Ten

    60

  • Silent Light

    61

  • La Ciénaga

    62

  • The Child

    63

  • Star Spangled to Death

    64

  • Flight of the Red Balloon

    65

  • RR

    66

  • The House of Mirth

    67

  • 25th Hour

    68

  • 35 Shots of Rum

    69

  • Summer Hours

    70

  • The Host

    71

  • Adaptation.

    72

  • Lost in Translation

    73

  • Gerry

    74

  • Private Fears in Public Places

    75

  • My Winnipeg

    76

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    77

  • Fat Girl

    78

  • The Departed

    79

  • Far from Heaven

    80

  • Donnie Darko

    81

  • Moolaadé

    82

  • Woman on the Beach

    83

  • Memories of Murder

    84

  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks

    85

  • Wendy and Lucy

    86

  • Trouble Every Day

    87

  • Femme Fatale

    88

  • Songs from the Second Floor

    89

  • Letters from Iwo Jima

    90

  • Gran Torino

    91

  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

    92

  • Last Days

    93

  • The Man Without a Past

    94

  • When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

    95

  • The Best of Youth

    96

  • On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate

    97

  • 24 City

    98

  • In the City of Sylvia

    99

  • The White Ribbon

    100