Top Movies of 2011


The top movies of 2011 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

81. The Way Back

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Peter Weir
Actors: Saoirse Ronan, Mark Strong, Colin Farrell, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Gustaf Skarsgård
Plot: Follows a soldier who escapes from a Siberian gulag only to face an incredible journey to freedom.

82. We Were Here

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: David Weissman, Bill Weber
Actors: Eileen Glutzer, Cleve Jones, Paul Boneberg, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Ed Wolf
Plot: A documentary that explores the arrival of the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco and how the city dealt with the unprecedented calamity.

83. Win Win

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Thomas McCarthy
Actors: Paul Giamatti, Melanie Lynskey, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Tambor, Bobby Cannavale, Burt Young
Plot: An attorney who doubles as a wrestling coach comes across a star athlete through questionable dealings. He thinks this will be a boon for not only his coaching, but create a windfall for his family... that is until the boy's mother shows up from rehab and destroys his well-laid plans.

84. Friends with Benefits

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Will Gluck
Actors: Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Patricia Clarkson, Woody Harrelson, Jenna Elfman, Richard Jenkins
Plot: A long friendship is put to the test when the relationship turns physical.

85. Water for Elephants

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Francis Lawrence
Actors: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz, James Frain, Hal Holbrook, Paul Schneider
Plot: After the death of his parents a veterinary student gives up on school and joins a traveling circus as their personal vet.

86. Margin Call

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: J.C. Chandor
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Zachary Quinto, Jeremy Irons, Paul Bettany, Demi Moore, Mary McDonnell
Plot: Tense action as we follow one 24-hour period at an investment bank just before the financial crisis hits.

87. Hot Coffee

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Susan Saladoff
Actors: Al Franken, John Grisham, Victor Schwartz, Joanne Doroshow, Joan Claybrook, Stella Liebeck
Plot: Documentary that seeks the truth behind the McDonald's coffee-spilling lawsuit.

88. Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai ( Ichimei )

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Takashi Miike
Actors: Kôji Yakusho, Naoto Takenaka, Eita, Hikari Mitsushima, Ebizô Ichikawa, Kazuki Namioka

89. Le Havre

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Actors: André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Blondin Miguel, Elina Salo, Evelyne Didi
Plot: A would-be author turned shoe shiner at the port city of Le Havre comes across an iunderage, llegal African refugee and decides to help him.

90. Submarine

Year of Release: 2011
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Ayoade
Actors: Craig Roberts, Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins, Darren Evans
Plot: A teen vows two things before his next birthday: to love his virginity and to break up the relationship between his mother and an old flame who has come back into their lives.

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