Special Report

The Best Movies of the 2000s, According to Film Critics

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

50. The Bourne Identity (2002)
> Director: Doug Liman
> Starring: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen
> Domestic box office gross: $121.5 million — #179 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of Miramax

49. Gone Baby Gone (2007)
> Director: Ben Affleck
> Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan
> Domestic box office gross: $20.3 million — #944 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of DreamWorks Distribution

48. Shrek (2001)
> Director: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson
> Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow
> Domestic box office gross: $267.7 million — #33 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

47. Children of Men (2006)
> Director: Alfonso Cuarón
> Starring: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Caine
> Domestic box office gross: $35.6 million — #712 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

46. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
> Director: Clint Eastwood
> Starring: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase
> Domestic box office gross: $13.8 million — #1062 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s