Hollywood Movies:
The Best of 2011

This list arranged by (1) theatrical gross + (2) film popularity - combined user and critic votes from popular rating aggregators: imdb, metacritic and rottentomatoes.


December 2011 best hollywood movies


$482m gross 955k ratings sci-fi film directed by Rupert Wyatt on dvd December 13, 2011

$587m gross 660k ratings comedy film directed by Todd Phillips on dvd December 6, 2011

$666m gross 397k ratings animation film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson on dvd December 13, 2011

$217m gross 530k ratings drama film directed by Tate Taylor on dvd December 6, 2011

$564m gross 163k ratings animation, family film directed by Raja Gosnell on dvd December 2, 2011

$151m gross 467k ratings romcom film directed by Woody Allen on dvd December 20, 2011

$150m gross 421k ratings romcom film directed by Will Gluck on dvd December 2, 2011

$23m gross 488k ratings drama, sport film directed by Gavin OConnor on dvd December 20, 2011

$175m gross 331k ratings action, sci-fi, western film directed by Jon Favreau on dvd December 6, 2011

$187m gross 167k ratings comedy, family, fantasy film directed by Mark Waters on dvd December 6, 2011

$158m gross 167k ratings horror, thriller film directed by Steven Quale on dvd December 27, 2011

$61m gross 262k ratings action film directed by Olivier Megaton on dvd December 20, 2011

$41m gross 166k ratings horror, thriller film directed by Craig Gillespie on dvd December 13, 2011

$20m gross 148k ratings thriller film directed by J.C. Chandor on dvd December 20, 2011

$46m gross 119k ratings drama, thriller film directed by John Madden on dvd December 6, 2011

$26m gross 103k ratings sci-fi film directed by Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego on dvd December 27, 2011

November 2011 best hollywood movies


$514m gross 2139k ratings animation film directed by Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff on dvd November 15, 2011

$1342m gross 1126k ratings fantasy film directed by David Yates on dvd November 11, 2011

$562m gross 270k ratings animation film directed by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis on dvd November 1, 2011

$260m gross 490k ratings mystery, sci-fi, thriller film directed by J.J. Abrams on dvd November 22, 2011

$143m gross 574k ratings romcom film directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa on dvd November 1, 2011

$117m gross 198k ratings drama film directed by Francis Lawrence on dvd November 1, 2011

$75m gross 222k ratings comedy film directed by David Dobkin on dvd November 8, 2011

$59m gross 180k ratings romcom film directed by Lone Scherfig on dvd November 29, 2011

$49m gross 158k ratings action, adventure film directed by Marcus Nispel on dvd November 22, 2011

$5m gross 194k ratings comedy, horror film directed by Eli Craig on dvd November 29, 2011

$41m gross 155k ratings comedy, crime film directed by Ruben Fleischer on dvd November 29, 2011

$72m gross 116k ratings romcom film directed by Tom Hanks on dvd November 15, 2011

$25m gross 140k ratings comedy film directed by Jesse Peretz on dvd November 29, 2011

$14m gross 129k ratings drama film directed by Mike Mills on dvd November 15, 2011

$2m gross 121k ratings drama film directed by Mike Cahill on dvd November 29, 2011

October 2011 best hollywood movies


$1046m gross 682k ratings adventure, fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall on dvd October 18, 2011

$626m gross 496k ratings action, adventure film directed by Justin Lin on dvd October 4, 2011

$371m gross 694k ratings action, sci-fi film directed by Joe Johnston on dvd October 25, 2011

$210m gross 534k ratings comedy film directed by Seth Gordon on dvd October 11, 2011

$220m gross 431k ratings action, fantasy film directed by Martin Campbell on dvd October 14, 2011

$216m gross 290k ratings comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan on dvd October 18, 2011

$97m gross 218k ratings horror, thriller film directed by Wes Craven on dvd October 4, 2011

$54m gross 250k ratings drama film directed by Terrence Malick on dvd October 11, 2011

$170m gross 114k ratings comedy, family film directed by Frank Coraci on dvd October 11, 2011

$6m gross 148k ratings comedy, sci-fi film directed by Joe Cornish on dvd October 25, 2011

>$1m gross 125k ratings dramedy, teen film directed by Richard Ayoade on dvd October 4, 2011

September 2011 best hollywood movies


$1124m gross 655k ratings action, sci-fi film directed by Michael Bay on dvd September 30, 2011

$449m gross 971k ratings action, sci-fi film directed by Kenneth Branagh on dvd September 13, 2011

$354m gross 832k ratings action, sci-fi film directed by Matthew Vaughn on dvd September 9, 2011

$288m gross 445k ratings comedy film directed by Paul Feig on dvd September 20, 2011

$64m gross 279k ratings action, teen film directed by Joe Wright on dvd September 6, 2011

$4m gross 160k ratings drama, foreign, mystery film directed by Denis Villeneuve on dvd September 13, 2011

August 2011 best hollywood movies


$485m gross 301k ratings animation film directed by Carlos Saldanha on dvd August 2, 2011

$98m gross 576k ratings comedy, sci-fi film directed by Greg Mottola on dvd August 9, 2011

$78m gross 207k ratings action, fantasy film directed by Scott Stewart on dvd August 16, 2011

$25m gross 169k ratings adventure, comedy film directed by David Gordon Green on dvd August 9, 2011

$60m gross 113k ratings romcom film directed by Luke Greenfield on dvd August 16, 2011

$35m gross 129k ratings drama, romance film directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga on dvd August 16, 2011

$11m gross 104k ratings dramedy film directed by Tom McCarthy on dvd August 23, 2011

>$1m gross 109k ratings comedy film directed by James Gunn on dvd August 9, 2011

July 2011 best hollywood movies


$162m gross 628k ratings thriller film directed by Neil Burger on dvd July 19, 2011

$147m gross 610k ratings sci-fi, thriller film directed by Duncan Jones on dvd July 26, 2011

$97m gross 408k ratings horror film directed by James Wan on dvd July 12, 2011

$246m gross 221k ratings animation film directed by Gore Verbinski on dvd July 15, 2011

$75m gross 286k ratings crime film directed by Brad Furman on dvd July 12, 2011

$46m gross 118k ratings comedy film directed by Jason Winer on dvd July 15, 2011

June 2011 best hollywood movies


$252m gross 476k ratings western film directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen on dvd June 7, 2011

$215m gross 309k ratings romcom film directed by Dennis Dugan on dvd June 7, 2011

$212m gross 285k ratings sci-fi film directed by Jonathan Liebesman on dvd June 14, 2011

$128m gross 363k ratings romance, sci-fi, thriller film directed by George Nolfi on dvd June 21, 2011

$131m gross 336k ratings mystery, thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra on dvd June 21, 2011

$90m gross 340k ratings action film directed by Zack Snyder on dvd June 28, 2011

$89m gross 202k ratings thriller film directed by Catherine Hardwicke on dvd June 14, 2011

$83m gross 194k ratings comedy film directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly on dvd June 14, 2011

$92m gross 181k ratings adventure film directed by Dominic Sena on dvd June 28, 2011

$83m gross 163k ratings black, comedy film directed by John Whitesell on dvd June 14, 2011

$109m gross 110k ratings thriller film directed by Alister Grierson on dvd June 7, 2011

$43m gross 143k ratings fantasy, romance, teen film directed by Daniel Barnz on dvd June 28, 2011

$27m gross 123k ratings adventure film directed by Kevin Macdonald on dvd June 21, 2011

May 2011 best hollywood movies


$150m gross 384k ratings sci-fi, teen film directed by D.J. Caruso on dvd May 24, 2011

$228m gross 293k ratings action, comedy film directed by Michel Gondry on dvd May 3, 2011

$149m gross 309k ratings romcom film directed by Ivan Reitman on dvd May 10, 2011

$194m gross 170k ratings animation film directed by Kelly Asbury on dvd May 24, 2011

$76m gross 220k ratings action film directed by Simon West on dvd May 17, 2011

$12m gross 255k ratings drama film directed by Derek Cianfrance on dvd May 10, 2011

$96m gross 159k ratings thriller film directed by Mikael Hafstrom on dvd May 17, 2011

$99m gross 150k ratings documentary, teen film directed by Jon M. Chu on dvd May 13, 2011

$70m gross 124k ratings comedy film directed by Ron Howard on dvd May 3, 2011

$29m gross 145k ratings action, fantasy film directed by Patrick Lussier on dvd May 31, 2011

$25m gross 121k ratings drama, foreign film directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu on dvd May 31, 2011

$13m gross 124k ratings foreign film directed by Jee-woon Kim on dvd May 10, 2011

April 2011 best hollywood movies


$960m gross 813k ratings adventure, fantasy, teen film directed by David Yates on dvd April 15, 2011

$414m gross 775k ratings biography film directed by Tom Hooper on dvd April 19, 2011

$400m gross 497k ratings sci-fi film directed by Joseph Kosinski on dvd April 5, 2011

$416m gross 308k ratings adventure, family, fantasy, teen film directed by Michael Apted on dvd April 8, 2011

$311m gross 251k ratings comedy film directed by Paul Weitz on dvd April 5, 2011

$237m gross 139k ratings adventure film directed by Rob Letterman on dvd April 19, 2011

$21m gross 195k ratings dramedy film directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa on dvd April 5, 2011

$20m gross 153k ratings adventure, drama film directed by Peter Weir on dvd April 19, 2011

$5m gross 101k ratings drama film directed by John Cameron Mitchell on dvd April 19, 2011

March 2011 best hollywood movies


$329m gross 865k ratings thriller film directed by Darren Aronofsky on dvd March 29, 2011

$592m gross 546k ratings animation film directed by Nathan Greno, Byron Howard on dvd March 29, 2011

$278m gross 324k ratings thriller film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck on dvd March 22, 2011

$129m gross 468k ratings biography, drama, sport film directed by David O. Russell on dvd March 15, 2011

$61m gross 449k ratings drama film directed by Danny Boyle on dvd March 1, 2011

$103m gross 264k ratings drama, romance film directed by Edward Zwick on dvd March 1, 2011

$172m gross 161k ratings documentary film directed by Jeff Tremaine on dvd March 8, 2011

$67m gross 241k ratings action film directed by Paul Haggis on dvd March 8, 2011

$202m gross 88k ratings family film directed by Eric Brevig on dvd March 22, 2011

$105m gross 182k ratings drama film directed by Clint Eastwood on dvd March 15, 2011

$90m gross 159k ratings musical, romance film directed by Steve Antin on dvd March 1, 2011

$50m gross 188k ratings romcom film directed by Josh Gordon, Will Speck on dvd March 15, 2011

$67m gross 161k ratings sci-fi film directed by Colin Strause, Greg Strause on dvd March 22, 2011

$60m gross 140k ratings romcom film directed by Roger Michell on dvd March 8, 2011

$36m gross 155k ratings action film directed by George Tillman Jr. on dvd March 1, 2011

$49m gross 102k ratings comedy film directed by James L. Brooks on dvd March 22, 2011

$8m gross 113k ratings documentary film directed by Charles Ferguson on dvd March 8, 2011

$5m gross 106k ratings comedy film directed by Christopher Morris on dvd March 8, 2011

>$1m gross 102k ratings mystery film directed by Andrew Jarecki on dvd March 29, 2011

February 2011 best hollywood movies


$322m gross 440k ratings animation film directed by Tom McGrath on dvd February 25, 2011

$212m gross 454k ratings comedy film directed by Todd Phillips on dvd February 22, 2011

$168m gross 301k ratings action film directed by Tony Scott on dvd February 15, 2011

$178m gross 212k ratings horror film directed by Tod Williams on dvd February 8, 2011

$106m gross 214k ratings comedy film directed by Greg Berlanti on dvd February 8, 2011

$24m gross 201k ratings horror film directed by Matt Reeves on dvd February 1, 2011

$9m gross 190k ratings drama, sci-fi film directed by Mark Romanek on dvd February 1, 2011

$6m gross 177k ratings drama film directed by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck on dvd February 8, 2011

$32m gross 118k ratings comedy film directed by Andy Fickman on dvd February 8, 2011

$4m gross 145k ratings sci-fi film directed by Gareth Edwards on dvd February 1, 2011

January 2011 best hollywood movies


$225m gross 812k ratings biography, teen film directed by David Fincher on dvd January 11, 2011

$199m gross 433k ratings action film directed by Robert Schwentke on dvd January 25, 2011

$44m gross 314k ratings action film directed by Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez on dvd January 4, 2011

$87m gross 234k ratings comedy film directed by Jay Roach on dvd January 4, 2011

$136m gross 169k ratings horror film directed by Kevin Greutert on dvd January 25, 2011

$69m gross 192k ratings action, crime film directed by John Luessenhop on dvd January 18, 2011

$83m gross 177k ratings horror film directed by Alexandre Aja on dvd January 11, 2011

$19m gross 223k ratings mystery, thriller film directed by Rodrigo Cortes on dvd January 18, 2011

$68m gross 138k ratings horror film directed by Daniel Stamm on dvd January 4, 2011

$28m gross 149k ratings horror film directed by Christian Alvart on dvd January 4, 2011

$43m gross 108k ratings crime, foreign, thriller film directed by Daniel Alfredson on dvd January 25, 2011

$7m gross 101k ratings crime, drama film directed by David Michod on dvd January 18, 2011