The Best Movie Every Year Since 2000 (According To You)

Best Movies Since 2000

We put together a list of the best film for each year since 2000. And the response was tremendous. 

Shortly after, we put the question out to you – the reader – via a survey. The objective? To determine what the people as a collective believed to be the best film for each year since 2000.

Here’s what you decided (sourced from approximately 1,000 responses).



2000 – Gladiator (62.1%)

Directed by Ridley Scott
Starring Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen

Runner ups: Snatch (14.8%), American Psycho (8.3%)

2001 – The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (37.3%)

Directed by Peter Jackson
Starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Runner ups: Black Hawk Down (17.1%), The Fast And The Furious (16.8%)

2002 – Catch Me If You Can (28.7%)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken



Runner ups: The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (26.6%), 8 Mile (14.2%)

2003 – The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King (35.1%)

Directed by Peter Jackson
Starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Runner ups: Bad Boys II (16.0%), Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (15.7%)

2004 – Troy (32.5%)

Directed by Wolfgang Petersen
Starring Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom

Runner ups: Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban (18.5%), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (9.7%)



[NOTE FROM GARRY: Suck it – the people have spoken.]

2005 – Batman Begins (40.7%)

Directed by Christopher Nolan
Starring Christian Bale, Liam Neeson, Gary Oldman

Runner ups: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire (17.1%), Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith (15.2%)

2006 – The Departed (35.9%)

Directed by Martin Scorsese 
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson

Runner ups: Casino Royale (28.6%), The Prestige (9.6%)

2007 – Superbad (39.2%)

Directed by Greg Mottola 
Starring Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen 



Runner ups: No Country For Old Men (24.4%), Transformers (13.0%)

2008 – The Dark Knight (78.4%)

Directed by Christopher Nolan
Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman

Runner ups: Iron Man (5.9%), Slumdog Millionaire (5.6%)

2009 – Inglorious Basterds (53.4%)

Directed by Quentin Tarantino 
Starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Michael Fassbender

Runner ups: The Hangover (21.6%), Avatar (14.8%)



2010 – Inception (54.7%)

Directed by Christopher Nolan
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Cillian Murphy

Runner ups: Shutter Island (14.4%), The Social Network (10.7%)

2011 – Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Pt. 2 (31.3%)

Directed by David Yates
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint

Runner ups: Warrior (17.9%), Captain America: The First Avenger (12.4%)

2012 – Django Unchained (36.5%)

Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio

Runner ups: The Dark Knight Rises (30.9%), Skyfall (19.0%)



2013 – The Wolf Of Wall Street (70.8%)

Directed by Martin Scorsese
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Jonah Hill

Runner ups: Prisoners (6.5%), 12 Years A Slave (5.8%)

2014 – Interstellar (37.0%)

Directed by Christopher Nolan
Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain

Runner ups: Guardians Of The Galaxy (14.8%), Kingsman: The Secret Service (13.5%)

2015 – The Revenant (26.2%)

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter

Runner ups: The Big Short (26.0%), Mad Max: Fury Road (20.3%)

2016 – Deadpool (34.2%)

Directed by Tim Miller
Starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, TJ Miller

Runner ups: Hacksaw Ridge (17.7%), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (16.7%)

2017 – Thor: Ragnarok (37.3%)

Directed by Taika Waititi 
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett 

Runner ups: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (16.6%), Blade Runner 2049 (12.8%)

2018 – Avengers: Infinity War (28.7%)

Directed by The Russo Brothers
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth 

Runner ups: Bohemian Rhapsody (22.1%), A Star Is Born (16.7%)

2019 – Joker (32.1%)

Directed by Todd Phillips 
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz

Runner ups: 1917 (32.1%), Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (14.9%)