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. Gran Torino


3. The Dark Knight

4. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

5. Frost/Nixon

6. Shine a Light

7. Slumdog Millionaire

8. Doubt

9. Iron Man

10. Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Honorable Mention - Body of Lies, Burn After Reading. The Class, Definitely Maybe, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Horton Hears a Who!, In Bruges , Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Justice League: The New Frontier, Kung Fu Panda, Max Manus: Man of War, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Sleepwalking, Sunshine Cleaning

Noteworthy films I haven't seen yet - Adventures of Power, Bigger Stronger Faster, Departures, Felon, Happy-Go-Lucky, The Hurt Locker, Ip Man, Jerusalema, Jodhaa Akbar, The Juche Idea, Let the Right One In, Man on Wire, Recount, Redbelt, The Wave, The Wrestler

Other notable films: The Bank Job, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Cloverfield, The Incredible Hulk, Rambo, Taken, Tropic Thunder, Wanted