Special Report

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

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

45. Mystic River (2003)
> Director: Clint Eastwood
> Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum
> Domestic box office gross: $90.1 million — #275 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of Focus Features

44. Milk (2008)
> Director: Gus Van Sant
> Starring: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna
> Domestic box office gross: $31.8 million — #781 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of Artisan Entertainment

43. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
> Director: Darren Aronofsky
> Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans
> Domestic box office gross: $3.6 million — #1236 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of Focus Features

42. Lost in Translation (2003)
> Director: Sofia Coppola
> Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris
> Domestic box office gross: $44.6 million — #590 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s

Source: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

41. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
> Director: Stephen Chow
> Starring: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Qiu Yuen, Siu-Lung Leung
> Domestic box office gross: $17.1 million — #995 out of 1,350 movies released in the 2000’s