Movies of the Year: 2009

As we are now more than two months into 2010, it’s time to present The End of Cinema list of the Best Films of 2009. As usual in this annual post, I’ve gone ahead and included films that are not necessarily 2009 films (they’re the ones in italics), but the official list (to be found in perpetuity on The Big List) will include only films that were originally released, somewhere in the world, in 2009.

1. Inglourious Basterds
2. Sita Sings the Blues
3. A Christmas Tale
4. Fantastic Mr. Fox
5. Oxhide II
6. You, The Living
7. The Limits Of Control
8. Like You Know It All
9. 24 City
10. Still Walking
11. Summer Hours
12. A Serious Man
13. Sparrow
14. Two Lovers
15. Drag Me To Hell

16. Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans
17. The Hurt Locker
18. Written By
19. Eccentricities of a Blond Hair Girl
20. Up
21. (500) Days of Summer
22. Bluebeard
23. Tulpan
24. Star Trek
25. Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea
26. Ballast
27. Rembrandt’s J’Accuse
28. In Search Of Beethoven
29. Bright Star
30. The Headless Woman
31. Air Doll

32. In the Loop
33. Public Enemies
34. Unmade Beds
35. Moon
36. Coraline
37. Face
38. Pelléas and Mélisandre: The Song of the Blind
39. Adventureland
40. The September Issue
41. The Young Victoria
42. Ong Bak 2: The Beginning
43. Funny People
44. Good Cats
45. ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction
46. Anvil! The Story of Anvil

47. Of Time and the City
48. Dakota Skye
49. Food, Inc
50. Way of Nature
51. An Education
52. Avatar
53. Where The Wild Things Are
54. 1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year
55. Watchmen
56. The Cove
57. District 9
58. Kamui
59. Harry Potter VI
60. Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China
61. Humpday
62. Moroccan Labyrinth
63. Dear Zachary
64. Wolverine

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