Monday, February 16, 2009

Best movies of 2008, the definitive list


The films receiving Best Picture awards and #1 movie of the year rankings from publications, critics, and organizations tracked by Metacritic in 2008 are (with number of wins in parentheses):

WALL-E (14.5)
Slumdog Millionaire (12.5)
The Dark Knight (6)
A Christmas Tale (5)
Rachel Getting Married (4)
Synecdoche, New York (3)
Waltz with Bashir (3)
Wendy and Lucy (3)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2)
Frozen River (2)
The Wrestler (2)
The Visitor (2)
Happy-Go-Lucky (2)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (1)
Iron Man (1)
Frost Nixon (1)
Gran Torino (1)
Ballast (1)
Man on Wire (1)
Tell No One (1)
4 Month, 3 Days and 2 Weeks (1)
Defiance (1)
Let the Right One In (1)
The Fall (1)
Young@Heart (1)
Revolutionary Road (1)
Encounters at the End of the World (1)
Flight of the Red Balloon (1)
Still Life (0.5)

1 comment:

dave starry said...

We went and saw Slumdog Millionaire over the weekend. Very good and entertaining, but it didn't necessarily blow me away. 2008 seems to have been the year with a lot of very good movies, but nothing that really excelled like No Country For Old Men (for example) did in 2007.