The 50 best films of the decade so far

The middle of a decade isn’t often a cause for reflection, but maybe it should be. We tend to break time down into whatever segments make sense, especially within art, fashion, and culture, where things move quickly and change significantly: The teen world of 1982's Fast Times At Ridgemont High, for instance, is markedly different from the teen world of 1989's Say Anything... Inspired by our friends at Pitchfork, The Dissolve polled its regular contributors and some friends of the site about the best films released since January 1, 2010. We compiled the results in an effort to help give shape to the decade in progress, as the cinematic landscape keeps evolving around us. When the math was done, we found the results surprising, with a No. 1...

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Her

2013 · Spike Jonze

4

Certified Copy Copie Conforme

2010 · Abbas Kiarostami

5

A Separation جدایی نادر از سیمین

2011 · Asghar Farhadi

10

Holy Motors

2012 · Leos Carax

15

The Act of Killing Jagal

2012 ·

19

Selma

2014 · Ava DuVernay

25

Dogtooth Κυνόδοντας

2009 · Yorgos Lanthimos

26

Stories We Tell

2012 ·

29

Goodbye to Language Adieu au langage

2014 · Jean-Luc Godard

31

Force Majeure Turist

2014 · Ruben Östlund

32

Amour

2012 · Michael Haneke

33

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives ลุงบุญมีระลึกชาติ

2010 · Apichatpong Weerasethakul

34

Blue Is the Warmest Color La vie d'Adèle - Chapitres 1 et 2

2013 · Abdellatif Kechiche

35

This Is Not a Film این فیلم نیست

2011 ·

36

Leviathan

2012 ·

38

The Interrupters

2011 ·

39

Bridesmaids

2011 · Paul Feig

46

The Turin Horse A torinói ló

2011 · Béla Tarr Ágnes Hranitzky