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50 Best Movies of the Last 20 Years

Updated on April 4, 2012


In no particular order these are my picks starting with the year 1992. These types of list always seem to start some heated debate. I am sure I will look back on this list and ask myself why I chose this one, but not that one. If this proves one thing it is, to all of the people out there that say no good movies have been released in the last 20 years, you are wrong. Here is a list so you can catch up on what is happening.

1. There Will Be Blood (2007)

2. No Country for Old Men (2007)

3. Short Cuts (1993)

4. Pulp Fiction (1994)

5. Groundhog Day (1993)

6. Fargo (1996)

7. Memento (2000)

8. The Age of Innocence (1993)

9. In The Name Of the Father (1993)

10. City Of God (2002)

11. The Piano (1993)

12. Schindler’s List (1993)

13. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

14. Malcolm X (1992)

15. In The Bedroom (2001)

16. Traffic (2000)

17. Lost in Translation (2003)

18. Lone Star (1996)

19. Requiem for a Dream (2000)

20. Sexy Beast (2000)

21. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

22. Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

23. Se7en (1996)

24. Almost Famous (2000)

25. Dead Man Walking (1995)

26. Closer (2004)

27. 12 Monkeys (1995)

28. Being John Malkovich (1999)

29. Clerks (1994)

30. The Player (1992)

31. As Good as it Gets (1997)

32. Heat (1995)

33. American Beauty (1999)

34. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

35. Ed Wood (1994)

36. Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008)

37. Midnight in Paris (2011)

38. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

39. Sling Blade (1996)

40. The Big Lebowski (1998)

41. United 93 (2006)

42. La Vie En Rose (2007)

43. Drive (2011)

44. Dreamgirls (2006)

45. Batman Begins (2005)

46. The Dark Knight (2008)

47. A History of Violence (2005)

48. Leon: The Professional (1994)

49. Three Colors: Red (1994)

50. Tropic Thunder (2008)


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      K Kiss 

      6 years ago from Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

      A good and concise list. Voted up!

      I have seen most of the movies listed here so can vouch for it's accuracy :)


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