2009 Top Ten List

By IMDb date: first public screening

92/100 Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009)
91/100 A Serious Man (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2009)
90/100 Up (Pete Docter, 2009)
85/100 Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, 2009)
83/100 Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi, 2009)
81/100 Vincere (Marco Bellocchio, 2009)
79/100 Dogtooth (Giorgos Lanthimos, 2009)
78/100 Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold, 2009)
76/100 Splice (Vincenzo Natali, 2009)
75/100 Duplicity (Tony Gilroy, 2009)

2009 U.S. Releases by Grade

  • 92/100
    Inglourious Basterds  (Quentin Tarantino, 2009)
  • 91/100
    A Serious Man  (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2009)
  • 90/100
    Up  (Pete Docter, 2009)
  • 87/100
    Home  (Ursula Meier, 2008)
  • 85/100
    Fantastic Mr. Fox  (Wes Anderson, 2009)
  • 83/100
    Revanche  (Götz Spielmann, 2008)
  • 83/100
    Drag Me to Hell  (Sam Raimi, 2009)
  • 78/100
    Hunger  (Steve McQueen, 2008)
  • 76/100
    Summer Hours  (Olivier Assayas, 2008)
  • 75/100
    Duplicity  (Tony Gilroy, 2009)
  • 75/100
    Martyrs  (Pascal Laugier, 2008)
  • 74/100
    The Hurt Locker  (Kathryn Bigelow, 2008)
  • 74/100
    Public Enemies  (Michael Mann, 2009)
  • 72/100
    Julia  (Erick Zonca, 2008)
  • 71/100
    Humpday  (Lynn Shelton, 2009)
  • 71/100
    Shutter Island  (Martin Scorsese, 2009)
  • 70/100
    District 9  (Neill Blomkamp, 2009)
  • 68/100
    Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation  (Christopher McQuarrie, 2015)
  • 67/100
    The Hangover  (Todd Phillips, 2009)
  • 67/100
    The Road  (John Hillcoat, 2009)
  • 66/100
    The Headless Woman  (Lucretia Martel, 2008)
  • 64/100
    Big Fan  (Robert Siegel, 2009)
  • 62/100
    Brüno  (Larry Charles, 2009)
  • 62/100
    Crank: High Voltage  (Neveldine/Taylor, 2009)
  • 61/100
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince  (David Yates, 2009)
  • 59/100
    Taken  (Pierre Morel, 2008)
  • 58/100
    House of the Devil  (Ti West, 2009)
  • 58/100
    Avatar  (James Cameron, 2009)
  • 54/100
    Sherlock Holmes  (Guy Ritchie, 2009)
  • 54/100
    Spy  (Paul Feig, 2015)
  • 45/100
    Watchmen  (Zach Snyder, 2009)
  • 38/100
    The Proposal  (Anne Fletcher, 2009)
  • 35/100
    Gigantic  (Matt Aselton, 2008)
  • 35/100
    The Lovely Bones  (Peter Jackson, 2009)
  • 25/100
    The Box  (Richard Kelly, 2009)

2009 U.S. Releases by Title

  • 58/100
    Avatar (James Cameron, 2009)
  • 64/100
    Big Fan (Robert Siegel, 2009)
  • 25/100
    The Box (Richard Kelly, 2009)
  • 62/100
    Brüno (Larry Charles, 2009)
  • 62/100
    Crank: High Voltage (Neveldine/Taylor, 2009)
  • 70/100
    District 9 (Neill Blomkamp, 2009)
  • 83/100
    Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi, 2009)
  • 75/100
    Duplicity (Tony Gilroy, 2009)
  • 85/100
    Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, 2009)
  • 35/100
    Gigantic (Matt Aselton, 2008)
  • 67/100
    The Hangover (Todd Phillips, 2009)
  • 61/100
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (David Yates, 2009)
  • 66/100
    The Headless Woman (Lucretia Martel, 2008)
  • 87/100
    Home (Ursula Meier, 2008)
  • 58/100
    House of the Devil (Ti West, 2009)
  • 71/100
    Humpday (Lynn Shelton, 2009)
  • 78/100
    Hunger (Steve McQueen, 2008)
  • 74/100
    The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow, 2008)
  • 92/100
    Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009)
  • 72/100
    Julia (Erick Zonca, 2008)
  • 35/100
    The Lovely Bones (Peter Jackson, 2009)
  • 75/100
    Martyrs (Pascal Laugier, 2008)
  • 68/100
    Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation (Christopher McQuarrie, 2015)
  • 38/100
    The Proposal (Anne Fletcher, 2009)
  • 74/100
    Public Enemies (Michael Mann, 2009)
  • 83/100
    Revanche (Götz Spielmann, 2008)
  • 67/100
    The Road (John Hillcoat, 2009)
  • 91/100
    A Serious Man (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2009)
  • 54/100
    Sherlock Holmes (Guy Ritchie, 2009)
  • 71/100
    Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2009)
  • 54/100
    Spy (Paul Feig, 2015)
  • 76/100
    Summer Hours (Olivier Assayas, 2008)
  • 59/100
    Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008)
  • 90/100
    Up (Pete Docter, 2009)
  • 45/100
    Watchmen (Zach Snyder, 2009)

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