2002

Please note these are my ranking only of films I've seen. Any films you think should be on this list may be due to the fact I've yet to watch them. I welcome any recommendations of films which should be included.

1. CIty of God

2. Bowling for Columbine

3. About Schmidt

4. Chicago

5. The Pianist

6. XX/XY

7. Dirty Pretty Things

8. Nicholas Nickleby

9. The Quiet American

10. Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones

Honorable Mention - 8 Mile, 8 Women, 25th Hour, 28 Days Later..., Adaptation., Anita and Me, Antwone Fisher, Auto Focus, Better Luck Tomorrow, Blue Car, Catch Me If You Can, Cinemania, City by the Sea, The Cuckoo, The Count of Monte Cristo, Double Vision, The Emperor's Club, The Eye, Far From Heaven, Frida, Gangs of New York, The Guys, Heaven, Hero, Hollywood Ending, The Hours, The Importance of Being Earnest, I'm with Lucy, Infernal Affairs, Insomnia, Interstate 60, July Rhapsody, K-19: The Widowmaker, Lilo and Stitch, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Minority Report, Moonlight Mile, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Narc, Pipe Dream, Punch-Drunk Love, Rabbit-Proof Fence, Real Woman Have Curves, Road to Perdition, Roger Dodger, The Rookie, The Salton Sea, Signs, Solaris, Spellbound, Spider-Man, Star Trek: Nemesis, The Sum of All Fears, Talk to Her (aka Hable con Ella), Whale Rider, White Oleander

Noteworthy films I haven't seen yet - 9/11, 11'9"01 - September 11, 24 Hour Party People, All or Nothing, The Backyard, Balseros, Bang Bang You're Dead, Bloody Sunday, Blue Gate Crossing, Bus 174, The Business of Fancydancing, Chinese Odyssey 2002, The City of No Limits, The Cockettes, Common Ground, Cremaster 3, The Crime of Father Amaro, Dahmer, Daughter from Danang, Demonlover, Distant, Divine Intervention, Dolls, Door to Door, Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary, Edi, El Efecto Iguazu, Eliana Eliana, Friday Night, Full Frontal, Gerry, The Heart of Me, The Housekeeper, I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, Infernal Affairs, In My Skin, Interview with the Assassin, In This World, Irreversible, Japon, Justifiable Homicide, Kamchatka, The Kid Stays in the Picture, Lilya 4-Ever, Love and Diane, Love Liza, The Magdalene Sisters, The Man Without a Past, Marooned in Iraq, Minimal Stories. Mondays in the Sun, Morvern Callar, Naqoyqatsi, Open Hearts, The Other Side of the Bed, Painted Fire (aka Chihwaseon), Path to War, Ping Pong, Raising Victor Vargas, Rana's Wedding, Ripley's Game, Russian Ark, Safe Conduct, The Secret Lives of Dentists, Shackleton, The Slaughter Rule, The Son, Spirit; Stallion of the Cimarron, Standing in the Shadows of Motown, Stevie, Stone Reader, Sunshine State, Sweet Sixteen, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Ten, To Be and To Have, Together, Treasure Planet, Turning Gate, The Twilight Samurai, Twin Sisters, Tycoon: A New Russian, The Way Home, The Weather Underground, We Were Soldiers

Films I think are overrated: About a Boy, Ararat, Bubba Ho-Tep, Changing Lanes, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, The Dancer Upstairs, Equilibrium, Femme Fatale, Frailty, The Good Girl, The Good Thief, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Ice Age, Igby Goes Down, In America, Laurel Canyon, The Man on the Train, One Hour Photo, Panic Room, Phone Booth, Red Dragon, The Ring, Secretary, Spider, Tadpole