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Movie pick list of 2010

10 movies I watched in 2010, highly recommended. Please note that some of the movies were released earlier than 2010.

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1. Inception

Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a highly skilled thief is given a final chance at redemption which involves executing his toughest job to date: Inception.




2. Avatar

Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Jake Sully (Worthington) is a paraplegic war veteran who is brought to the planet Pandora to participate in a program designed to help him walk again. The program introduces him to his avatar, a creature whose genetics are half human and half Na'vi, a sentient humanoid race who inhabit Pandora. In time, Jake will find himself in the middle of an escalating conflict between the two races.


The Social Network

3. The Social Network

Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication.


Letters to Juliet

4. Letters to Juliet

Amanda Seyfried, Gael García Bernal, Vanessa Redgrave

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.



5. Ondine

Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda

The story of an Irish fisherman who discovers a woman in his fishing net who he believes to be a Selke (a water nymph). The truth is not what you know. It's what you believe.


The Ghost Writer

6. The Ghost Writer

Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams

An unremarkable ghost-writer has landed a lucrative contract to redact the memoirs of Adam Lang, the former UK Prime Minister. After dominating British politics for years, Lang has retired with his wife to the USA. He lives on an island, in luxurious, isolated premises complete with a security detail and a secretarial staff.


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

7. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling

A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker


Charlie St. Cloud

8. Charlie St. Cloud

Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Charlie Tahan

Charlie St. Cloud is a young man overcome by grief at the death of his younger brother. So much so that he takes a job as caretaker of the cemetery in which his brother is buried. Life is for living.


The Town

9. The Town

Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm

As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent looking to bring him and his crew down.


Robin Hood

10. Robin Hood

Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen

In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.


This list is also available on IMDB at http://www.imdb.com/list/2-OZ6s05sz0/ also you can see my vote history

As always you end-up shortlisting movies that you'd love to include but there is 10 place only, so my extended list would also include: Tomorrow, When the War Began, Heartbreaker and Every Day.

If you read this list, you might be interested to check TV-Series pick list of 2010.

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