Best 2007 Movies

Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes

Ballet Shoes
IMDb: 6.8
85 min

An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans — Pauline, Petrova and Posy — and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must…

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Elegy

Elegy

Elegy
IMDb: 6.8
112 min

Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life — which he indicates is a state of ”emancipated manhood” — thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens…

Man on Wire

Man on Wire

Man on Wire
IMDb: 7.8
94 min

On August 7th 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit stepped out on a high wire, illegally rigged between New York’s World Trade Center twin towers, then the world’s tallest buildings….

Import Export

Import Export

Import Export
IMDb: 7.1
135 min

A nurse from the Ukraine searches for a better life in the West, while an unemployed security guard from Austria heads East for the same reason. Both are looking for…

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Genre: Best 2007, Drama
The Children of Huang Shi

The Children of Huang Shi

The Children of Huang Shi
IMDb: 7.1
125 min

About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937.

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Genre: Best 2007, Drama, War
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
IMDb: 7.1
92 min

Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of…

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms
IMDb: 7.7
127 min

After finding out that her husband, Rudi, has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children. Of course, the kids don’t know…

Charlie Bartlett

Charlie Bartlett

Charlie Bartlett
IMDb: 7.0
97 min

Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint…

Taken

Taken

Taken
IMDb: 7.8
93 min

While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her…

Definitely Maybe

Definitely Maybe

Definitely Maybe
IMDb: 7.2
112 min

When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second…

In Bruges

In Bruges

In Bruges
IMDb: 7.9
108 min

Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When…

Rambo

Rambo

Rambo
IMDb: 7.0
92 min

When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand…

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood
IMDb: 8.2
158 min

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their…

Genre: Best 2007, Drama
The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters
IMDb: 7.6
126 min

The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an…

Genre: Best 2007, Drama
Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel
IMDb: 6.8
117 min

When Eun-soo gets lost in a country road, he meets a mysterious girl and is led to her fairytale ike house in the middle of the forest. There, Eun-soo is…

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The Bucket List

The Bucket List

The Bucket List
IMDb: 7.4
97 min

Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things…

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
IMDb: 6.8
96 min

Following a childhood tragedy, Dewey Cox follows a long and winding road to music stardom. Dewey perseveres through changing musical styles, an addiction to nearly every drug known and bouts…

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
IMDb: 7.4
116 min

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant,…

Battlestar Galactica: Razor

Battlestar Galactica: Razor

Battlestar Galactica: Razor
IMDb: 7.7
88 min

A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.

I am Legend

I am Legend

I am Legend
IMDb: 7.2
101 min

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in…

The Warlords

The Warlords

The Warlords
IMDb: 7.1
126 min

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on ”The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)…

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Juno

Juno

Juno
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.

Mad Detective

Mad Detective

Mad Detective
IMDb: 7.2
91 min

A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer.

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August Rush

August Rush

August Rush
IMDb: 7.5
114 min

A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

The Mist

The Mist

The Mist
IMDb: 7.2
126 min

After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people….

Enchanted

Enchanted

Enchanted
IMDb: 7.1
107 min

The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked…

How About You…

How About You…

How About You…
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left…

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P S I Love You

P S I Love You

P S I Love You
IMDb: 7.1
126 min

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men
IMDb: 8.1
122 min

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed…

American Gangster

American Gangster

American Gangster
IMDb: 7.8
157 min

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so…

Martian Child

Martian Child

Martian Child
IMDb: 6.8
106 min

A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he’s really from Mars.

Boy A

Boy A

Boy A
IMDb: 7.6
102 min

Freed after a lengthy term in a juvenile detention center, convicted child killer Jack Burridge (Andrew Garfield) finds work as a deliveryman and begins dating co-worker Michelle (Katie Lyons). While…

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Crows Zero

Crows Zero

Crows Zero
IMDb: 7.1
130 min

The students of Suzuran High compete for the King of School title. An ex-graduate yakuza is sent to kill the son of a criminal group, but he can’t make himself…

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Genre: Action, Best 2007
Dan in Real Life

Dan in Real Life

Dan in Real Life
IMDb: 6.8
98 min

Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even…

Gone Baby Gone

Gone Baby Gone

Gone Baby Gone
IMDb: 7.7
113 min

When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl’s aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick…

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner
IMDb: 7.6
128 min

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Genre: Best 2007, Drama
Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Elite Squad
IMDb: 8.1
115 min

In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers…

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Lars and the Real Girl

Lars and the Real Girl

Lars and the Real Girl
IMDb: 7.3
106 min

Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on…

Assembly

Assembly

Assembly
IMDb: 7.3
124 min

Follows a soldier trying to gain recognition for comrades who died in 1948, at a turning point in the civil war between the communists and the nationalist forces of the…

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Timecrimes

Timecrimes

Timecrimes
IMDb: 7.2
92 min

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

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And When Did You Last See Your Father?

And When Did You Last See Your Father?

And When Did You Last See Your Father?
IMDb: 6.9
92 min

The story of a son’s conflicting memories of his dying father.

Genre: Best 2007, Drama
The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited
IMDb: 7.2
91 min

Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with…

Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton
IMDb: 7.3
119 min

A law firm brings in its ’fixer’ to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion…

Sigur Rós: Heima

Sigur Rós: Heima

Sigur Rós: Heima
IMDb: 8.6
97 min

Ethereal post-rock pioneers Sigur Rós play a string of impromptu gigs in their native Iceland after finishing a world tour in 2006. As they travel through the country, the band…

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Things We Lost in the Fire

Things We Lost in the Fire

Things We Lost in the Fire
IMDb: 7.2
113 min

A recent widow invites her husband’s troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and…

Genre: Best 2007, Drama
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
IMDb: 7.3
117 min

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents’ jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a…

Control

Control

Control
IMDb: 7.7
121 min

Control is the biography of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, taking his story from schoolboy days of 1973 to his suicide on the eve of the band’s first American…

Genre: Best 2007, Drama
Stuart: A Life Backwards

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Stuart: A Life Backwards
IMDb: 7.9
92 min

Story about the remarkable friendship between a reclusive writer and illustrator and a chaotic homeless man, whom he gets to know during a campaign to release two charity workers from…

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Genre: Best 2007, Drama
Superman/Doomsday

Superman/Doomsday

Superman/Doomsday
IMDb: 7.0
75 min

When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the ”The Death of Superman” storyline that appeared in DC Comics’ publications…

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises
IMDb: 7.6
100 min

A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian…

Across the Universe

Across the Universe

Across the Universe
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in…

The Brave One

The Brave One

The Brave One
IMDb: 6.8
122 min

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Helvetica

Helvetica

Helvetica
IMDb: 7.2
80 min

Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface (which will celebrate its 50th birthday in 2007)…

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Into The Wild

Into The Wild

Into The Wild
IMDb: 8.1
148 min

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and…

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Elizabeth: The Golden Age
IMDb: 6.9
114 min

When Queen Elizabeth’s reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain’s invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.

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The Visitor

The Visitor

The Visitor
IMDb: 7.7
104 min

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Rendition

Rendition

Rendition
IMDb: 6.8
120 min

When an Egyptian terrorism suspect ”disappears” on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure…

Rise of the Footsoldier

Rise of the Footsoldier

Rise of the Footsoldier
IMDb: 6.9
119 min

Rise of the Footsoldier follows the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to becoming a member of a notorious gang…

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310 to Yuma

310 to Yuma

310 to Yuma
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran…

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
IMDb: 7.5
160 min

Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the ’fastest gun in the West’. An eager recruit into James’ notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and,…