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The Films I Watched in 2009

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Wanted a link to my list of films I watched in 2009 and thought it should be here.

January

1. Låt den rätte komma in (Tomas Alfredson, 2008)
2. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (Adam McKay, 2004)
3. The Searchers (John Ford, 1956)
4. Rocky III (Sylvester Stallone, 1982)
5. Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir, 1939)
6. Speed Racer (Andy and Larry Wachowski, 2008)
7. Resident Evil: Degeneration (Makoto Kamiya, 2008)
8. Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008)
9. Boy A (John Crowley, 2007)
10. Pineapple Express (David Gordon Green, 2008)
11. Babylon A.D. (Mathieu Kassovitz, 2008)
12. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini, 1963)
13. The Spirit (Frank Miller, 2008)
14. Traitor (Jeffrey Nachmanoff, 2008)
15. My Best Friend’s Girl (Howard Deutch, 2008)
16. Catch Me If You Can (Steven Spielberg, 2002)
17. Just Friends (Roger Kumble, 2005)
18. Appaloosa (Ed Harris, 2008)
19. Match Point (Woody Allen, 2005)
20. Pineapple Express (David Gordon Green, 2008)
21. Doubt (John Patrick Shanley, 2008)
22. Max Payne (John Moore, 2008)
23. Hot Rod (Akiva Schaffer, 2007)
24. Frost/Nixon (Ron Howard, 2008)
25. Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater, 1995)
26. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004)
27. The Rocker(Peter Cattaneo, 2008)
28. Blades of Glory (Josh Gordon & Will Speck, 2007)
29. Be Kind Rewind (Michel Gondry, 2008)
30. Cinemania (Angela Christlieb & Stephen Kijak, 2002)
31. Lakeview Terrace (Neil LaBute, 2008)

February

32. RocknRolla (Guy Ritchie, 2008)
33. The Visitor (Thomas McCarthy, 2007)
34. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (Peter Sollett, 2008)
35. Taken (Pierre Morel, 2008)
36. Cinemania (Angela Christlieb & Stephen Kijak, 2002)
37. The Rules of Attraction (Roger Avary, 2002)
38. Tropic Thunder (Ben Stiller, 2008)
39. Rashômon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
40. The Reader (Stephen Daldry, 2008)
41. Changeling (Clint Eastwood, 2008)
42. Rachel Getting Married (Jonathan Demme, 2008)
43. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
44. Yes Man (Peyton Reed, 2008)
45. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Nicholas Stoller, 2008)
46. Il mio viaggio in Italia (Martin Scorsese, 1999)
47. Role Models (David Wain, 2008)
48. The Usual Suspects (Bryan Singer, 1995)
49. Role Models (David Wain, 2008)
50. W. (Oliver Stone, 2008)
51. Nothing But the Truth (Rod Lurie, 2008)
52. Starting Out in the Evening (Andrew Wagner, 2007)
53. Frozen River (Courtney Hunt, 2008)
54. The Big Lebowski (Joel Coen, 1998)
55. Life of Brian (Terry Jones, 1979)
56. El Milagro de Candeal (Fernando Trueba, 2004)
57. 25th Hour (Spike Lee, 2002)
58. Role Models (David Wain, 2008)
59. Scary Movie 4 (David Zucker, 2006)

March

60. Two Lovers (James Gray, 2008)
61. The Nightmare Before Christmas (Henry Selick, 1993)
62. House of 1000 Corpses (Rob Zombie, 2003)
63. Diarios de motocicleta (Walter Salles, 2004)
64. Watchmen (Zack Snyder, 2009)
65. The Jerk (Carl Reiner, 1979)
66. Gangs of New York (Martin Scorsese, 2002)
67. Miracle at St. Anna (Spike Lee, 2008)
68. In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong, 2000)
69. Pinocchio (Hamilton Luske & Ben Sharpsteen, 1940)
70. Cidade dos Homens (Paulo Morelli, 2007)
71. 300 (Zack Snyder, 2007)
72. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Mark Herman, 2008)
73. Role Models (David Wain, 2008)
74. The Big Lebowski (Joel Coen, 1998)
75. Futurama – Into the Wild Green Yonder (Peter Avanzino, 2009)
76. V for Vendetta (James McTeigue, 2005)
77. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
78. The Godfather: Part II (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974)
79. I Love You, Man (John Hamburg, 2009)
80. Saving Private Ryan (Steven Spielberg, 1998)
81. Hot Rod (Akiva Schaffer, 2007)
82. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (Kurt Kuenne, 2008)
83. The Iron Giant (Brad Bird, 1999)
84. Les Triplettes de Belleville (Sylvain Chomet, 2003)
85. What Just Happened (Barry Levinson, 2008)
86. Alice (Jan Svankmajer, 1988)
87. Killshot (John Madden, 2008)
88. Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh, 2008)
89. Elegy (Isabel Coixet, 2008)
90. Marley & Me (David Frankel, 2008)
91. Dumbo (Ben Sharpsteen, 1941)

April

92. The Aristocats (Wolfgang Reitherman, 1970)
93. Millennium Actress (Satoshi Kon, 2001)
94. Adventureland (Greg Mottola, 2009)
95. Step Brothers (Adam McKay, 2008)
96. Casino Royale (Martin Campbell, 2006)
97. Quantum of Solace (Marc Foster, 2008)
98. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (Eleanor Coppola, 1991)
99. White Dog (Samuel Fuller, 1982)
100. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)
101. Road to Perdition (Sam Mendes, 2002)
102. La Historia oficial (Luis Puenzo, 1985)
103. Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960)
104. L.A. Confidential (Curtis Hanson, 1997)
105. The Foot Fist Way (Jody Hill, 2006)
106. Observe and Report (Jody Hill, 2009)
107. L.A. Confidential (Curtis Hanson, 1997)
108. Talladega Nights (Adam McKay, 2006)
109. Donkey Punch (Oliver Blackburn, 2008)
110. Crank (Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor, 2006)
111. Crank: High Voltage (Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor, 2009)
112. El norte (Gregory Nava, 1983)
113. Bowling for Columbine (Michael Moore, 2002)
114. 24 Hour Party People (Michael Winterbottom, 2002)
115. Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, 2008)
116. X-Men: The Last Stand (Brett Ratner, 2006)
117. X-Men (Bryan Singer, 2000)
118. X2 (Bryan Singer, 2003)
119. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Gavin Hood, 2009)

May

120. Meet Bill (Bernie Goldmann & Melisa Wallack, 2007)
121. Fanboys (Kyle Newman, 2008)
122. Blindness (Fernando Meirelles, 2008)
123. Semi-Pro (Kent Alterman, 2008)
124. Careful (Guy Maddin, 1992)
125. Star Trek (J. J. Abrams, 2009)
126. Mission Impossible III (J. J. Abrams, 2006)
127. Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996)
128. Deja Vu (Tony Scott, 2006)
129. The Big Lebowski (Joel Coen, 1998)
130. Anvil! The Story of Anvil (Sacha Gervasi, 2009)
131. Talladega Nights (Adam McKay, 2006)
132. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher, 2008)
133. Bottle Rocket (Wes Anderson, 1996)
134. Ratatouille (Brad Bird & Jan Pinkava, 2007)
135. Permanent Vacation (Jim Jarmusch, 1980)
136. The Opposite of Sex (Don Roos, 1998)
137. Troll (John Carl Buechler, 1986)
138. Troll 2 (Claudio Fragasso, 1990)
139. Terminator Salvation (McG, 2009)
140. Brick (Rian Johnson, 2005)
141. The Jacket (John Maybury, 2005)
142. Låt den rätte komma in (Tomas Alfredson, 2008)
143. Monsters, Inc. (Pete Docter, 2001)
144. No Country for Old Men (Ethan & Joel Coen, 2007)
145. The Signal (David Bruckner, Dan Bush, & Jacob Gentry, 2007)
146. Up (Pete Docter, 2009)
147. Superbad (Greg Mottola, 2007)
148. Ratatouille (Brad Bird & Jan Pinkava, 2007)
149. WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, 2008)

June

150. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Tobe Hooper, 1974)
151. Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi, 2009)
152. He’s Just Not That Into You (Ken Kwapis, 2009)
153. Bram Stoker”s Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola, 1992)
154. Choke (Clark Gregg, 2008)
155. Land of the Lost (Brad Silberling, 2009)
156. Old School (Todd Phillips, 2003)
157. The Hangover (Todd Phillips, 2009)
158. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (Joseph Sargent, 1974)
159. Strange Wilderness (Fred Wolf, 2008)
160. Fearless (Ronny Yu, 2006)
161. Raising Arizona (Joel Coen, 1987)
162. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Marcus Nispel, 2003)
163. Away We Go (Sam Mendes, 2009)
164. The Hangover (Todd Phillips, 2009)
165. The Hit (Stephen Frears, 1984)
166. Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle, 2008)
167. Transformers (Michael Bay, 2007)
168. The Fountain (Darren Aronofsky, 2006)
169. Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002)
170. Rain Man (Barry Levinson, 1988)
171. Southland Tales (Richard Kelly, 2006)
172. Pineapple Express (David Gordon Green, 2008)
173. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Michael Bay, 2009)
174. My Sister’s Keeper (Nick Cassavetes, 2009)
175. Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman, 2008)
176. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Steven Soderbergh, 1989)
177. Gray’s Anatomy (Steven Soderbergh, 1996)
178. Schizopolis (Steven Soderbergh, 1996)
179. Slackers (Dewey Nicks, 2002)

July

180. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Carlos Saldanha & Mike Thurmeier, 2009)
181. Out of Sight (Steven Soderbergh, 1998)
182. The Limey (Steven Soderbergh, 1999)
183. Whatever Works (Woody Allen, 2009)
184. Munich (Steven Spielberg, 2005)
185. Erin Brockovich (Steven Soderbergh, 2000)
186. Traffic (Steven Soderbergh, 2000)
187. Push (Paul McGuigan, 2009)
188. My Dinner with Andre (Louis Malle, 1981)
189. Role Models (David Wain, 2008)
190. Ocean’s Eleven (Steven Soderbergh, 2001)
191. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Chris Columbus, 2001)
192. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Chris Columbus, 2002)
193. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Mike Newell, 2005)
194. Religulous (Larry Charles, 2008)
195. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (David Yates, 2007)
196. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (David Yates, 2009)
197. My Dinner with Andre (Louis Malle, 1981)
198. Full Frontal (Steven Soderbergh, 2002)
199. The Hangover (Todd Phillips, 2009)
200. Solaris (Steven Soderbergh, 2002)
201. Starsky & Hutch (Todd Phillips, 2004)
202. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Blake Edwards, 1961)
203. [REC] (Jaume Balaguero & Paco Plaza, 2007)
204. I Love You, Man (John Hamburg, 2009)
205. 40 Year Old Virgin (Judd Apatow, 2005)
206. Beowulf (Robert Zemeckis, 2007)
207. Knocked Up (Judd Apatow, 2007)
208. I Love You, Man (John Hamburg, 2009)
209. Funny People (Judd Apatow, 2009)

August

210. Observe and Report (Jody Hill, 2009)
211. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (Jean-Luc Godard, 1967)
212. Made in U.S.A. (Jean-Luc Godard, 1966)
213. In Bruges (Martin McDonagh, 2008)
214. The Soloist (Joe Wright, 2009)
215. Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)
216. GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra (Stephen Sommers, 2009)
217. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Nicholas Stoller, 2008)
218. Coraline (Henry Selick, 2009)
219. Eros (Michelangelo Antonioni, Steven Soderbergh, Wong Kar Wai, 2004)
220. Ocean’s Twelve (Steven Soderbergh, 2004)
221. Bubble (Steven Soderbergh, 2005)
222. The Last of the Mohicans (Michael Mann, 1992)
223. District 9 (Neill Blomkamp, 2009)
224. Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino, 1992)
225. Ocean’s Thirteen (Steven Soderbergh, 2007)
226. The Class (Laurent Cantet, 2008)
227. Following (Christopher Nolan, 1998)
228. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
229. Four Rooms (Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, 1995)
230. In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong, 2000)
231. I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (Bob Gosse, 2009)
232. Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino, 1997)
233. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (Quentin Tarantino, 2003)
234. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (Quentin Tarantino, 2004)
235. Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009)
236. Man Push Cart (Ramin Bahrani, 2005)
237. The Man Who Wasn’t There (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2001)
238. The Terminator (James Cameron, 1984)
239. Lumière et compagnie (Various, 1995)
240. (500) Days of Summer (Marc Webb, 2009)
241. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Jake Kasdan, 2007)
242. Chop Shop (Ramin Bahrani, 2007)
243. The Player (Robert Altman, 1992)

September

244. 25th Hour (Spike Lee, 2002)
245. Intolerance (D.W. Griffith, 1916)
246. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (James Cameron, 1991)
247. Reprise (Joachim Trier, 2006)
248. Office Space (Mike Judge, 1999)
249. Stranger than Fiction (Marc Forster, 2006)
250. Sin Nombre (Cary Fukunaga, 2009)
251. 9 (Shane Acker, 2009)
252. Deep Red (Dario Argento, 1975)
253. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (Jonathan Mostow, 2003)
254. Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin, 1936)
255. Sugar (Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, 2008)
256. The International (Tom Tykwer, 2009)
257. Standard Operating Procedure (Errol Morris, 2008)
258. The Good German (Steven Soderbergh, 2006)
259. Deja Vu (Tony Scott, 2006)
260. Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino, 2007)
261. Olympia 1. Teil – Fest der Völker (Leni Reifenstahl, 1938)
262. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (Adam McKay, 2004)
263. Doubt (John Patrick Shanley, 2008)
264. Star Trek (J. J. Abrams, 2009)
265. Sexy Beast (Jonathan Glazer, 2000)
266. The Girlfriend Experience (Steven Soderbergh, 2009)
267. Triumph of the Will (Leni Riefenstahl, 1935)
268. Star Trek (J. J. Abrams, 2009)
269. El laberinto del fauno (Guillermo del Toro, 2006)
270. George Washington (David Gordon Green, 2000)
271. Dark City (Alex Proyas, 1998)
272. The Last Metro (François Truffaut, 1980)
273. The Waterboy (Frank Coraci, 1998)

October

274. The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (Ray Müller, 1993)
275. Zombieland (Ruben Fleischer, 2009)
276. The New Guy (Ed Decter, 2002)
277. Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (Gisaburo Sugii, 1994)
278. The Piano (Jane Campion, 1993)
279. Homicide (David Mamet, 1991)
280. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (Errol Morris, 1999)
281. Toy Story 3-D (John Lasseter, 1995)
282. Toy Story 2 3-D (John Lasseter, 1999)
283. Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000)
284. In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong, 2000)
285. Pierrot le fou (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965)
286. The Brothers Bloom (Rian Johnson, 2009)
287. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009)
288. Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988)
289. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009)
290. Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977)
291. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Blake Edwards, 1961)
292. She Done Him Wrong (Lowell Sherman, 1933)
293. Where the Wild Things Are (Spike Jonze, 2009)
294. Whatever Works (Woody Allen, 2009)
295. A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, 2005)
296. Cloverfield (Matt Reeves, 2008)
297. Suture (Scott McGehee & David Siegel, 1993)
298. Repulsion (Roman Polanski, 1965)
299. Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen (Michael Bay, 2009)
300. Doctor Zhivago (David Lean, 1965)
301. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Jake Kasdan, 2007)
302. Antichrist (Lars von Trier, 2009)
303. Funny Games (Michael Haneke, 1997)
304. Halloween (John Carpenter, 1978)
305. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (Neal Brennan, 2009)
306. Session 9 (Brad Anderson, 2001)
307. Gattaca (Andrew Niccol, 1997)
308. What About Bob? (Frank Oz, 1991)
309. Zombieland (Ruben Fleischer, 2009)
310. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)

November

311. Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper, 1982)
312. 25th Hour (Spike Lee, 2002)
313. Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)
314. Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999)
315. Year One (Harold Ramis, 2009)
316. The American Nightmare (Adam Simon, 2000)
317. Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982)
318. Zombieland (Ruben Fleischer, 2009)
319. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (Neal Brennan, 2009)
320. Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polanski, 1968)
321.The Tenant (Roman Polanski, 1976)
322. Alice in Wonderland (Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, & Hamilton Luske, 1951)
323. Don’t Look Now (Nicolas Roeg, 1973)
324. The Men Who Stare at Goats (Grant Heslov, 2009)
325. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976)
326. Cache (Michael Haneke, 2005)
327. Underground (Emir Kusturica, 1995)
328. Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001)
329. Funny People (Judd Apatow, 2009)
330. Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002)
331. In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong, 2000)
332. Up (Pete Docter, 2009)
333. Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974)
334. Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch, 2001)
335. My Name is Nobody (Tonino Valerii, 1973)
336. Roger Dodger (Dylan Kidd, 2002)
337. Up (Pete Docter, 2009)
338. Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino, 2009)
339. Gamer (Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor, 2009)
340. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini, 1963)
341. The General (John Boorman, 1998)
342. Adaptation (Spike Jonze, 2002)
343. The Road (John Hillcoat, 2009)
344. The Brothers Solomon (Bob Odenkirk, 2007)

December

345. Terminator Salvation (McG, 2009)
346. The Celebration (Thomas Vinterberg, 1998)
347. Swimming with Sharks (George Huang, 1994)
348. The Passenger (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1975)
349. Gladiator (Ridley Scott, 2000)
350. Chocolat (Lasse Hallstrom, 2000)
351. Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan, 2000)
352. George Washington (David Gordon Green, 2000)
353. Up in the Air (Jason Reitman, 2009)
354. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Gore Verbinski, 2003)
355. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (Gore Verbinski, 2006)
356. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (Gore Verbinski, 2007)
357. Bad Lieutenant (Abel Ferrara, 1992)
358. Surrogates (Jonathan Mostow,2009)
359. High Fidelity (Stephen Frears, 2000)
360. Four Christmases (Seth Gordon, 2008)
361. The New World (Terrence Malick, 2005)
362. 35 Shots of Rum (Claire Denis, 2009)
363. The Hangover (Todd Phillips, 2009)
364. Bruno (Larry Charles, 2009)
365. Avatar (James Cameron, 2009)
366. Paranormal Activity (Oren Peli, 2007)
367. The Blind Side (John Lee Hancock, 2009)
368. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (Werner Herzog, 2009)
369. The Waterboy (Frank Coraci, 1998)
370. Layer Cake (Matthew Vaughn, 2004)
371. Nine (Rob Marshall, 2009)
372. The Toxic Avenger (Michael Herz & Lloyd Kaufman, 1984)
373. Paranormal Activity (Oren Peli, 2007)
374. The New World (Terrence Malick, 2005)
375. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson, 2001)
376. Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier, 2000)

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