Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011

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Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011 [based on UK release date]

  1. Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
  2. The Tree of Life – Terrence Malick
  3. Black Swan – Darren Aronofsky
  4. Blue Valentine – Derek Cianfrance
  5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Tomas Alfredson
  6. Kill List – Ben Wheatley
  7. Animal Kingdom – David Michôd
  8. A Separation – Asghar Farhadi
  9. Bridesmaids – Paul Feig
  10. We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lynne Ramsay
  11. The Guard – John Michael McDonagh
  12. Source Code – Duncan Jones
  13. True Grit – Joel & Ethan Coen
  14. Neds – Peter Mullan
  15. The Fighter – David O. Russell
  16. The King’s Speech – Tom Hooper
  17. The Skin I Live In – Pedro Almodóvar
  18. Tyrannosaur – Paddy Considine
  19. Super 8 – J.J. Abrams
  20. Take Shelter – Jeff Nichols
  21. Senna – Asif Kapadia
  22. The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
  23. Hugo – Martin Scorsese
  24. Submarine – Richard Ayoade
  25. Snowtown – Justin Kurzel
  26. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 – David Yates
  27. 127 Hours – Danny Boyle
  28. Melancholia – Lars von Trier
  29. Rise of the Planet of the Apes – Rupert Wyatt
  30. Attack the Block – Joe Cornish
  31. Moneyball – Bennett Miller
  32. The Adventures of Tintin – Steven Spielberg
  33. Thor – Kenneth Branagh
  34. Arrietty – Hiromasa Yonebayashi & Gary Rydstrom
  35. The Interrupters – Steve James
  36. X-Men: First Class – Matthew Vaughn
  37. Meek’s Cutoff – Kelly Reichardt
  38. Contagion – Steve Soderbergh
  39. Warrior – Gavin O’Connor
  40. How I Ended This Summer – Aleksey Popogrebskiy
  41. Crazy, Stupid, Love – Glenn Ficarra & John Requa
  42. 13 Assassins – Takashi Miike
  43. The Ides of March – George Clooney
  44. The Help – Tate Taylor
  45. 50/50 – Jonathan Levine
  46. Weekend – Andrew Haigh
  47. Project Nim – James Marsh
  48. Essential Killing – Jerzy Skolimowski
  49. The Lincoln Lawyer – Brad Furman
  50. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – David Fincher