B E S T   M O V I E S   B Y   Y E A R      based on IMDB rating    Best movie(s) by year sorted by Number
                                                                   Minimum movies needed to qualify :  3
Year Movies   Best Movie of the Year            IMDB   Overall     Maximum movies listed            :  5
                                               Rating   Rating     More examples 1 2 3 4 5 6
2008   161    The Dark Knight                    9.0               Info  
              In Bruges                          8.1               Info  
              The Curious Case of Benjamin Bu    8.1               Info  
              Changeling                         8.0               Info  
              Iron Man                           8.0               Info  
2007   157    No Country for Old Men             8.3               Info  
              Ratatouille                        8.2               Info  
              Into the Wild                      8.2               Info  
              The Bourne Ultimatum               8.2               Info  
              American gangster                  8.0               Info  
2006   141    Das Leben der Anderen              8.5               Info  
              Pan's Labyrinth                    8.5               Info  
              The Departed                       8.5               Info  
              The Prestige                       8.4               Info  
              Jonestown - The Life And Death     8.1               Info  
1999   123    The Matrix (1)                     8.6               Info  
              American beauty                    8.6               Info  
              The Insider                        8.0               Info  
              October sky                        7.7               Info  
              The Bone Collector                 7.6               Info  
2004   118    Eternal sunshine of the spotles    8.5               Info  
              Hotel Rwanda                       8.4               Info  
              Der Untergang                      8.4               Info  
              Million Dollar Baby                8.2               Info  
              Kill Bill - VOL 2                  8.1               Info  
2009   112    Up                                 8.5               Info  
              Avatar                             8.4               Info  
              Inglorious Basterds                8.4               Info  
              District 9                         8.2               Info  
              Shutter Island                     8.0               Info  
2005    95    Batman Begins                      8.4               Info  
              Sin City                           8.4               Info  
              V for Vendetta                     8.2               Info  
              Cinderella man                     8.0               Info  
              Youp van 't Hek (2005)             8.0               Info  
2010    85    Inception                          9.0               Info  
              Toy Story 3                        8.7               Info  
              Hoe tem je een draak               8.2               Info  
              Het Geheim                         7.6               Info  
              Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang      7.6               Info  
2003    73    Kill Bill - VOL 1                  8.2               Info  
              Finding Nemo                       8.2               Info  
              Battlestar Galactica - Part1       8.2               Info  
              Battlestar Galactica - Part2       8.2               Info  
              Mystic River                       8.0               Info  
2002    71    25th hour                          7.9               Info  
              Equilibrium                        7.8               Info  
              Minority Report                    7.7               Info  
              Catch me if you can                7.7               Info  
              Road to Perdition                  7.7               Info  
2001    62    Monsters Inc                       8.0               Info  
              A Beautiful Mind                   7.9               Info  
              Oceans 11                          7.6               Info  
              15 Minutes                         7.6               Info  
              The Hole                           7.6               Info  
1997    54    L.A. Confidential                  8.4               Info  
              Good Will Hunting                  8.0               Info  
              Karakter                           7.9               Info  
              The Game                           7.7               Info  
              Jackie Brown                       7.6               Info  
2000    54    Memento                            8.6               Info  
              Gladiator                          8.3               Info  
              Traffic                            7.8               Info  
              Boiler Room                        7.6               Info  
              High Fidelity                      7.6               Info  
1995    50    The Usual Suspects                 8.7               Info  
              Braveheart                         8.3               Info  
              Heat                               8.2               Info  
              12 Monkeys                         8.1               Info  
              Toy story                          8.1               Info  
1993    49    Schindler's list                   8.9               Info  
              In the name of the father          8.0               Info  
              True romance                       7.9               Info  
              Carlito's Way                      7.9               Info  
              The Fugitive                       7.8               Info  
1998    46    American History X                 8.6               Info  
              Seven                              8.6               Info  
              Saving Private Ryan                8.5               Info  
              The Truman Show                    7.9               Info  
              A simple plan                      7.6               Info  
1994    43    The Shawshank Redemption           9.2               Info  
              Pulp Fiction                       8.9               Info  
              The Lion King 1                    8.1               Info  
              Heavenly creatures                 7.6               Info  
              Forrest Gump                       7.6               Info  
1987    42    Full metal jacket                  8.4               Info  
              Au revoir les enfants              8.2               Info  
              The Untouchables                   8.0               Info  
              Lethal weapon                      7.6               Info  
              The 4th Protocol                   7.6               Info  
1996    40    Fargo                              8.2               Info  
              Primal Fear                        7.6               Info  
              Lone Star                          7.6               Info  
              2 days in the valley               7.6               Info  
              The English Patient                7.6               Info  
1991    33    The Silence of the Lambs           8.6               Info  
              JFK                                8.0               Info  
              Barton Fink                        7.6               Info  
              The Doors                          7.6               Info  
              The Last Boy Scout                 7.6               Info  
1990    32    Goodfellas                         8.8               Info  
              Dances with Wolves                 7.9               Info  
              Misery                             7.8               Info  
              The hunt for red october           7.6               Info  
              The Hot Spot                       7.6               Info  
1989    25    Glory                              8.0               Info  
              Dead poets society                 7.8               Info  
              Back to the Future II              7.6               Info  
              Black Rain                         7.6               Info  
              The Package                        7.6               Info  
1992    25    Reservoir Dogs                     8.4               Info  
              Unforgiven                         8.3               Info  
              Scent of a woman                   7.7               Info  
              The Player                         7.7               Info  
              Malcolm X                          7.6               Info  
1988    24    Die Hard                           8.2               Info  
              Rain Man                           7.9               Info  
              Mississippi burning                7.7               Info  
              Dangerous Liaisons                 7.6               Info  
              Bat 21                             7.6               Info  
1986    22    Alien II                           8.4               Info  
              Platoon                            8.2               Info  
              Blue velvet                        7.6               Info  
              The Deliberate Stranger            7.6               Info  
              Extremities                        7.6               Info  
1983    21    Starwars (6)                       8.3               Info  
              Scarface                           8.1               Info  
              Little House - Bless all the de    7.6               Info  
              Little House - Look back to yes    7.6               Info  
              Never say never again              7.6               Info  
1985    17    Witness                            7.6               Info  
              Cocoon (1)                         7.6               Info  
              Back to the Future I               7.6               Info  
              A view to a kill                   7.6               Info  
              The Mean Season                    7.6               Info  
1984    14    Little House - The Last Farewel    7.6               Info  
              A soldier's story                  7.6               Info  
              Fatal Vision                       7.6               Info  
              Terminator I                       7.6               Info  
              The Bounty                         7.6               Info  
1971    12    A Clockwork Orange                 8.5               Info  
              Dirty Harry                        7.8               Info  
              Duel                               7.7               Info  
              A Fistful of Dynamite              7.6               Info  
              The Anderson tapes                 7.6               Info  
1974    12    The Godfather 2                    9.0               Info  
              Chinatown                          8.5               Info  
              Death Wish I                       7.6               Info  
              Juggernaut                         7.6               Info  
              Lenny                              7.6               Info  
1982    12    Startrek (2)                       7.7               Info  
              ET - The Extra-Terrestrial         7.6               Info  
              Still of the Night                 7.6               Info  
              The year of living dangerously     7.6               Info  
              Tootsie                            7.6               Info  
1968    11    Once upon a Time in the West       8.8               Info  
              2001 A Space Odyssey               8.4               Info  
              Bullitt                            7.6               Info  
              Oliver                             7.6               Info  
              Romeo and Juliet                   7.6               Info  
1977    11    Starwars (4)                       8.8               Info  
              A Bridge Too Far                   7.6               Info  
              ABBA, The Movie                    7.6               Info  
              Soldaat van Oranje                 7.6               Info  
              Telefon                            7.6               Info  
1981    11    Escape from New York               7.6               Info  
              Blow Out                           7.6               Info  
              Eye of the Needle                  7.6               Info  
              Het meisje met het rode haar       7.6               Info  
              Mad Max 2                          7.6               Info  
1979    10    Alien                              8.5               Info  
              Kramer vs Kramer                   7.7               Info  
              Startrek (1)                       7.6               Info  
              Moonraker                          7.6               Info  
              Apocalypse now                     7.6               Info  
1972     9    The godfather 1                    9.1               Info  
              Deliverance                        7.9               Info  
              The Poseidon Adventure             7.6               Info  
              Last tango in Paris                7.6               Info  
              The Getaway                        7.6               Info  
1973     9    High plains drifter                7.6               Info  
              Papillon                           7.6               Info  
              Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid      7.6               Info  
              Scorpio                            7.6               Info  
              Soylent green                      7.6               Info  
1975     9    One Flew over the Cockoo's Nest    8.9               Info  
              Dog Day Afternoon                  8.2               Info  
              Jaws                               7.6               Info  
              The Eiger sanction                 7.6               Info  
              The Hiding Place                   7.6               Info  
1976     8    Marathon Man                       7.6               Info  
              1900                               7.6               Info  
              All the President's Men            7.6               Info  
              Silver Streak                      7.6               Info  
              From Noon till Three               7.6               Info  
1980     8    Starwars (5)                       8.8               Info  
              Fame                               7.6               Info  
              Le dernier metro                   7.6               Info  
              Raging bull                        7.6               Info  
              Spetters                           7.6               Info  
1964     7    A Fistful Of Dollars               8.0               Info  
              The Gospel according Matthew       8.0               Info  
              Goldfinger                         7.9               Info  
              Fail-Safe                          7.6               Info  
              7 Faces of dr Lao                  7.6               Info  
1970     7    Kelly's Heroes                     7.6               Info  
              Patton                             7.6               Info  
              Two Mules for Sister Sara          7.6               Info  
              The Aristocats                     7.6               Info  
              Het Kruis in de asfaltjungle       7.6               Info  
1978     7    The Deer Hunter                    8.2               Info  
              Midnight Express                   7.6               Info  
              Coma                               7.6               Info  
              Comes a Horseman                   7.6               Info  
              Toon Hermans (1978)                7.6               Info  
1960     6    Psycho                             8.7               Info  
              Spartacus                          8.0               Info  
              Exodus                             7.6               Info  
              The Appartment                     7.6               Info  
              The Magnificent Seven              7.6               Info  
1965     6    For a few dollars more             8.3               Info  
              The Sound of Music                 7.9               Info  
              A patch of blue                    7.6               Info  
              The Greatest Story Ever Told       7.6               Info  
              The Hill                           7.6               Info  
1967     6    Bonnie and Clyde                   7.6               Info  
              Cool Hand Luke                     7.6               Info  
              In the Heat of the Night           7.6               Info  
              Jungle Book 1                      7.6               Info  
              The Dirty Dozen                    7.6               Info  
2011     6    The Adjustment Bureau              7.6               Info  
              Page eight                         7.6               Info  
              The Wikileaks code                 7.6               Info  
              Bon voyage                         7.6               Info  
              Mijn opa de bankrover              7.6               Info  
1962     5    The Longest Day                    7.8               Info  
              How the West was Won               7.6               Info  
              Lawrence of Arabia                 7.6               Info  
              To Kill A Mockingbird              7.6               Info  
              Dr. No                             7.3               Info  
1963     5    Cleopatra                          7.6               Info  
              The Great Escape                   7.6               Info  
              The birds                          7.6               Info  
              Flipper                            7.6               Info  
              From Russia with love              7.5               Info  
1954     4    Johnny Guitar                      7.6               Info  
              Sabrina                            7.6               Info  
              The last time I saw Paris          7.6               Info  
              Vera Cruz                          7.6               Info  
1955     4    East of Eden                       8.1               Info  
              Marty                              7.6               Info  
              Rebel Without A Cause              7.6               Info  
              Sissi                              6.7               Info  
1956     4    The ten commandments               7.9               Info  
              Sissi, die junge Kaiserin          7.6               Info  
              A Kiss before Dying                7.6               Info  
              The man who knew too much          7.5               Info  
1957     4    12 Angry Men                       8.9               Info  
              Paths of Glory                     8.6               Info  
              Sissi, Schicksalsjahre einer Ka    7.6               Info  
              Sweet Smell of Success             7.6               Info  
1959     4    North by northwest                 8.6               Info  
              Ben Hur                            7.6               Info  
              Some like it hot                   7.6               Info  
              Doornroosje                        7.4               Info  
1961     4    Judgement at Nuremberg             8.3               Info  
              West Side Story                    7.6               Info  
              The guns of Navarone               7.6               Info  
              101 Dalmatiers                     7.2               Info  
2013     4    De ontmaskering van de Vastgoed    7.6               Info  
              De ontmaskering van de Vastgoed    7.6               Info  
              De ontmaskering van de Vastgoed    7.6               Info  
              De ontmaskering van de Vastgoed    7.6               Info  
1939     3    Gone with the wind                 7.6               Info  
              Jamaica Inn                        7.6               Info  
              The wizard of Oz                   7.6               Info  
1940     3    Pinokkio                           7.6               Info  
              The Philadelphia Story             7.6               Info  
              The great dictator                 7.6               Info  
1969     3    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance     8.2               Info  
              Easy rider                         7.6               Info  
              On her Majesty's Secret Service    6.9               Info  
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