2007 Top Ten List

  • Silent Light (Carlos Reygadas) [Cannes cut]
  • Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino)
  • My Kid Could Paint That (Amir Bar-Lev)
  • Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant)
  • Joshua (George Ratliff)
  • Grindhouse ([Various])
  • There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  • No Country for Old Men (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen)
  • Funny Games (Michael Haneke)
  • The Duchess of Langeais (Jacques Rivette)
  • Additional 2007 Films By Rating

  • Gone Baby Gone (Ben Affleck)
  • In the City of Sylvia (José Luis Guerin)
  • The Secret of the Grain (Abdellatif Kechiche)
  • Chicago 10 (Brett Morgen)
  • Days and Clouds (Silvio Soldini)
  • My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin)
  • The Bourne Ultimatum (Paul Greengrass)
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu)
  • Stuck (Stuart Gordon)
  • Margot at the Wedding (Noah Baumbach)
  • Zodiac (David Fincher)
  • Chop Shop (Ramin Bahrani)
  • Frownland (Ronald Bronstein)
  • Foster Child (Brillante Mendoza)
  • Lust, Caution (Ang Lee)
  • 28 Weeks Later (Juan Carlos Fresnadillo)
  • A Gentle Breeze in the Village (Nobuhiro Yamashita)
  • Knocked Up (Judd Apatow)
  • Into the Wild (Sean Penn)
  • You, the Living (Roy Andersson)
  • Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)
  • Encounters at the End of the World (Werner Herzog)
  • Moving Midway (Godfrey Cheshire)
  • In the Shadow of the Moon (David Sington)
  • Ratatouille (Brad Bird)
  • Nightwatching (Peter Greenaway)
  • The Edge of Heaven (Fatih Akin)
  • Son of Rambow (Garth Jennings)
  • The Last Mistress (Catherine Breillat)
  • Crows Zero (Takashi Miike)
  • The Simpsons Movie (David Silverman)
  • The Tracey Fragments (Bruce McDonald)
  • Night Train (Diao Yi Nan)
  • Heartbeat Detector (Nicolas Klotz)
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tim Burton)
  • Rocket Science (Jeffrey Blitz)
  • And Along Come Tourists (Robert Thalheim)
  • Inside (Julien Maury & Alexandre Bustillo)
  • Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou Hsiao Hsien)
  • Fear(s) of the Dark ([Various])
  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (Seth Gordon)
  • Import Export (Ulrich Seidl)
  • 2 Days in Paris (Julie Delpy)
  • A Stray Girlfriend (Ana Katz)
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik)
  • The Visitor (Tom McCarthy)
  • Déficit (Gael García Bernal)
  • Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)
  • Taxi to the Dark Side (Alex Gibney)
  • The Savages (Tamara Jenkins)
  • The Witnesses (André Téchiné)
  • Youth Without Youth (Francis Ford Coppola)
  • We Own the Night (James Gray)
  • A Girl Cut in Two (Claude Chabrol)
  • Juno (Jason Reitman)
  • Ocean's Thirteen (Steven Soderbergh)
  • The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (Eric Rohmer)
  • I Am Legend (Francis Lawrence)
  • Eat, for This Is My Body (Michelange Quay)
  • Snow Angels (David Gordon Green)
  • To Each His Own Cinema ([Various])
  • Corroboree (Ben Hackworth)
  • My Brother Is an Only Child (Daniele Luchetti)
  • Beowulf (Robert Zemeckis)
  • Waitress (Adrienne Shelly)
  • The Sun Also Rises (Jiang Wen)
  • Superbad (Greg Mottola)
  • The Axe in the Attic (Ed Pincus & Lucia Small)
  • Zoo (Robinson Devor)
  • Surfwise (Doug Pray)
  • XXY (Lucía Puenzo)
  • 3:10 to Yuma (James Mangold)
  • Very Young Girls (David Schisgall)
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (Matt Maiellaro & Dave Willis)
  • In the Valley of Elah (Paul Haggis)
  • Sukiyaki Western Django (Takashi Miike)
  • Terror's Advocate (Barbet Schroeder)
  • Atonement (Joe Wright)
  • Breach (Billy Ray)
  • The Counterfeiters (Stefan Ruzowitzky)
  • Broken English (Zoe Cassavetes)
  • I'm Not There (Todd Haynes)
  • Boy A (John Crowley)
  • Angel (François Ozon)
  • Weirdsville (Allan Moyle)
  • Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud)
  • Sunshine (Danny Boyle)
  • Spider-Man 3 (Sam Raimi)
  • The Feast of Love (Robert Benton)
  • Cassandra's Dream (Woody Allen)
  • Profit motive and the whispering wind (John Gianvito)
  • Charlie Wilson's War (Mike Nichols)
  • Honeydripper (John Sayles)
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julian Schnabel)
  • It's a Free World... (Ken Loach)
  • The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)
  • U23D (Catherine Owens & Mark Pellington)
  • Talk to Me (Kasi Lemmons)
  • Big Man Japan (Hitoshi Matsumoto)
  • The Bucket List (Rob Reiner)
  • Hairspray (Adam Shankman)
  • Married Life (Ira Sachs)
  • No End in Sight (Charles Ferguson)
  • My Blueberry Nights (Wong Kar Wai)
  • Paranormal Activity (Oren Peli)
  • Redacted (Brian De Palma)
  • [Smiley Face] (Gregg Araki)
  • Razzle Dazzle: The Lost World (Ken Jacobs)
  • O'Horten (Bent Hamer)
  • Sicko (Michael Moore)
  • Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-dong)
  • George A. Romero's Diary of the Dead (George A. Romero)
  • Man From Plains (Jonathan Demme)
  • Reservation Road (Terry George)
  • Boarding Gate (Olivier Assayas)
  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets (Jon Turteltaub)
  • American Gangster (Ridley Scott)
  • You Kill Me (John Dahl)
  • Detective Story (Takashi Miike)
  • The Signal (David Bruckner/Jacob Gentry/Dan Bush)
  • Four Sheets to the Wind (Sterlin Harjo)
  • Eastern Promises (David Cronenberg)
  • The Man From London (Béla Tarr)
  • The Orphanage (J.A. Bayona)
  • Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (John Landis)
  • Freedom Writers (Richgard LaGravenese)
  • Mongol (Sergei Bodrov)
  • Death at a Funeral (Frank Oz)
  • Timecrimes (Nacho Vigalondo)
  • 12 (Nikita Mikhalkov)
  • The Pool (Chris Smith)
  • Chouga (Darezhan Omirbaev)
  • Summit Circle (Bernard Émond)
  • Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (Sidney Lumet)
  • A Mighty Heart (Michael Winterbottom)
  • Hounddog (Deborah Kampmeier)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (David Yates)
  • Tehilim (Raphael Nadjari)
  • Rendition (Gavin Hood)
  • Beaufort (Joseph Cedar)
  • The Walker (Paul Schrader)
  • Love Songs (Christophe Honoré)
  • Sous les toits de Paris (Hiner Saleem)
  • Help Me Eros (Lee Kang-Sheng)
  • Teeth (Mitchell Lichtenstein)
  • The Mourning Forest (Naomi Kawase)
  • A Secret (Claude Miller)
  • Crashing (Gary Walkow)
  • The 11th Hour (Leila Connors Petersen & Nadia Conners)
  • Never Forever (Gina Kim)
  • Breath (Kim Ki-duk)
  • I Just Didn't Do It (Masayuki Suo)
  • Promise Me This (Emir Kusturica)
  • Year of the Dog (Mike White)
  • Brick Lane (Sarah Gavron)
  • Katyn (Andrzej Wajda)
  • Elite Squad (José Padilha)
  • The Nines (John August)
  • Actresses (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi)
  • Lucky You (Curtis Hanson)
  • Go Go Tales (Abel Ferrara)
  • Captain Mike Across America (Michael Moore)
  • Shooter (Antoine Fuqua)
  • Alexandra (Alexander Sokurov)
  • Useless (Jia Zhang-Ke)
  • The Banishment (Andrei Zvyagintsev)
  • La Vie en Rose (Olivier Dahan)
  • Glory to the Filmmaker! (Takeshi Kitano)
  • La France (Serge Bozon)
  • The State of the World ([Various])
  • Triangle (Tsui Hark/Ringo Lam/Johnnie To)
  • M (Lee Myung-se)
  • The Brave One (Neil Jordan)
  • Sleuth (Kenneth Branagh)
  • Blind Mountain (Li Yang)
  • An American Crime (Tommy O'Haver)