Wishlist

2012

[Source: 2012 in film – Wikipedia]

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin [Psychological thriller]
  • Haywire [Action]
  • The Grey [Action]
  • Big Miracle [Drama, Adventure, Family]
  • In Darkness [War]
  • The Secret World of Arrietty [Adventure Fantasy Family]
  • Friends with Kids [Comedy, Romance]
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen [Drama, Romance]
  • 21 Jump Street [Action, Comedy]
  • Detachment [Drama]
  • Jeff, who Lives at Home [Dramedy]
  • Natural Selection [Comedy]
  • The Deep Blue Sea [Drama, Romance]
  • Bully [Documentary]
  • Damsels in Distress [Dramedy]
  • The Cabin in the Woods [Horror]
  • The Five-Year Engagement [Comedy]
  • The Pirates! [Family]
  • Bernie [Comedy, Drama]
  • The Dictator [?]
  • The Intouchables
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Prometheus
  • Safety Not Guaranteed
  • Brave
  • Magic Mike
  • Ted
  • Take This Waltz
  • The Amazing Spider-Man
  • ParaNorman
  • Hope Springs
  • Lawless
  • Anna Karenina
  • Dredd
  • End of Watch
  • The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
  • Looper
  • Frankenweenie
  • Pitch Perfect
  • Argo
  • The Sessions
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Flight
  • Wreck-It Ralph
  • Lincoln
  • Rise of the Guardians
  • Killing Them Softly
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Zero Dark Thirty
  • This Is 40

2011

[Source: 2011 in film – Wikipedia]

  • Barney’s Version [Comedy-drama, Independent]
  • The Way Back [War]
  • The Company Men [Drama]
  • Cedar Rapids [Comedy]
  • Jane Eyre [Romantic Drama]
  • Kill the Irishman [Crime Thriller]
  • Limitless [Science-fiction thriller]
  • The Lincoln Lawyer [Legal Action]
  • Born to be Wild [Nature Documentary]
  • African Cats [Nature Documentary]
  • Water for Elephants [Romantic Drama]
  • Fast Five [Action]
  • The Beaver [Drama]
  • Bridesmaids [Comedy]
  • The Tree of Life [Drama with surrealist and experimental elements]
  • Beginners [Independent drama]
  • Super 8 [Science-fiction]
  • Cars 2 [Action computer-animated]
  • A Better Life [Independent drama]
  • Winnie the Pooh [Animated, family]
  • Another Earth [Independent Science fantasy Drama]
  • Crazy, Stupid, Love. [Romantic comedy drama]
  • Attack the Block [Thriller science fiction]
  • The Whistleblower [Independent drama]
  • The Help [Drama comedy]
  • The Debt [Drama thriller]
  • Contagion [Thriller]
  • Drive [Drama action]
  • Dolphin Tale [Family drama]
  • Moneyball [Sports drama]
  • 50/50 [Drama Comedy]
  • Margaret [Independent drama]
  • Take Shelter [Independent drama]
  • The Ides of March [Political drama]
  • Real Steel [Science fiction]
  • Footloose [Comedy Dance]
  • Margin Call [Financial Thriller]
  • Martha Marcy May Marlene [Thriller]
  • Like Crazy [Romance]
  • Tower Heist [Crime Comedy]
  • J. Edgar [Biographical crime]
  • Melancholia [Science-fiction thriller]
  • Arthur Christmas [3D computer-animated]
  • Hugo [3D family adventure drama]
  • A Dangerous Method [Biographical drama thriller]
  • Shame [Drama]
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy [Action]
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo [Thriller]
  • The Adventures of Tintin [Adventure]
  • We Bought a Zoo [Drama]
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close [Drama]
  • Pariah [Drama]
  • The Iron Lady [Drama]
2010
  • Sweetgrass [Documentary, modern cowboys]
  • Garbage Dreams [Documentary, kids born into trash trade]
  • Youth in Revolt
  • Waiting for Armageddon [Documentary, Armageddon theology]
  • Soundtrack for a Revolution [Documentary]
  • The Girl on the Train
  • North Face [German historical fiction]
  • Ajami [Arab/Jewish drama]
  • Frozen [Survival thriller]
  • Terribly Happy [???]
  • Eyes Wide Open [???]
  • Videocracy [Documentary, Italian TV’s influence on culture and politics]
  • Lourdes [Pilgrimage]
  • Shutter Island
  • The Ghost Writer
  • Happy Tears [Independent comedy-drama] [???]
  • The Red Baron [German biopic fighter pilot] [???]
  • A Prophet [French prison film]
  • Defendor [Superhero comedy drama]
  • The Yellow Handkerchief [Independent drama]
  • The Art of the Steal [Documentary, finance]
  • Easier with Practice [Drama]
  • Children of Invention
  • Greenberg
  • City Island [Comedy-drama]
  • Hot Tub Time Machine
  • The Greatest [Drama] [???]
  • Date Night
  • La Mission
  • The Joneses
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
  • Oceans
  • Harry Brown
  • Please Give
  • The Infidel
  • The Trotsky
  • Babies
  • Mother and Child
  • The Oath [Documentary]
  • Trash Humpers [???]
  • Looking for Eric
  • Daddy Longlegs
  • Here and There
  • Holy Rollers
  • Racing Dreams [Documentary]
  • Get Him to the Greek
  • Ondine
  • The Karate Kid
  • Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
  • Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
  • 12th & Delaware [???]
  • The Lottery [???]
  • Only When I Dance [Documentary]
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • Great Directors [Documentary]
  • Winnebago Man [Documentary, Internet phenomenon]
  • Valhalla Rising [???]
  • Kisses
  • Countdown to Zero [Documentary, nuclear]
  • L’affaire Farewell
  • Spoken Word
  • Mugabe and the White African [Documentary]
  • Life During Wartime [Comedy-drama]
  • The Extra Man [???]
  • The Dry Land [War drama] [???]
  • What’s the Matter with Kansas? [???]
  • Smash His Camera [Biopic, paparazzi]
  • The Other Guys
  • The Disappearance of Alice Creed
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • [Unbolded titles]
  • Mao’s Last Dancer
  • [Unbolded titles]
  • The American
  • Machete
  • Never Let Me Go
  • Catfish [Documentary]
  • Jack Goes Boating
  • Last Day of Summer [???]
  • Leaves of Grass
  • Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
  • Buried
  • Like Dandelion Dust
  • It’s Kind of a Funny Story
  • Secretariat
  • Inside Job [Documentary]
  • Nowhere Boy [Biopic, John Lennon]
  • Red
  • Conviction
  • Crayon [Malaysian drama]
  • Monsters
  • 127 Hours
  • Four Lions [Black comedy]
  • Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench [Jazz musical]
  • Made in Dagenham
  • Night Catches Us
  • Frankie and Alice [Psychological drama]
  • The Fighter
  • Rabbit Hole
  • True Grit
  • Somewhere
  • L’Illusionniste
  • Another Year
  • Blue Valentine
  • Biutiful

*Bolded indicates strong interest, underlined indicates major release with no strong interest, [???] indicates doubt for title’s appearance on this list, […] in between lines indicates links skipped

2009

[Source: 82nd Academy Awards]

  • An Education
  • The Blind Side
  • Precious
  • A Serious Man
  • Up in the Air
  • Crazy Heart
  • A Single Man
  • Invictus
  • The Last Station
  • The Messenger
  • The Young Victoria
  • Bright Star
  • Coco Before Chanel
  • In the Loop
  • Food, Inc.

[Source: Golden Tomato Awards 2009]

  • Amreeka
  • World’s Greatest Dad
  • Goodbye Solo
  • The Damned United
  • Sugar
  • Paranormal Activity
  • Bandslam
  • Adventureland
  • Two Lovers
  • State of Play
  • The Road
  • Duplicity

2008

[Source: 81st Academy Awards]

  • Milk
  • The Wrestler
  • The Visitor
  • Doubt
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • Changeling
  • Frozen River
  • Tropic Thunder
  • Revolutionary Road
  • Happy-Go-Lucky
  • Departures
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • Encounters at the End of the World
  • Trouble the Water

[Source: Golden Tomato Awards 2008]

  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Ghost Town
  • The Bank Job
  • Burn After Reading
  • Bigger, Faster, Stronger
  • Cloverfield
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  • Cadillac Records
  • In Search of a Midnight Kiss
  • Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
  • Transsiberian
  • Paranoid Park
  • Stuck

2007

[Source: 80th Academy Awards]

  • Juno
  • Michael Clayton
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  • In the Valley of Elah
  • Away from Her
  • The Savages
  • Charlie Wilson’s War
  • Into the Wild
  • American Gangster
  • Lars and the Real Girl
  • Persepolis
  • Taxi to the Dark Side
  • No End in Sight
  • Sicko
  • Once

[Source: Golden Tomato Awards 2007]

  • Zodiac
  • Knocked Up
  • Exiled
  • Rescue Dawn
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Paprika
  • The Simpsons Movie
  • 2 Days in Paris
  • Superbad
  • Waitress
  • This is England
  • The Jane Austen Book Club
  • Starter for 10
  • Wristcutters: A Love Story
  • Sunshine
  • My Kid Could Paint That
  • In the Shadow of the Moon
  • Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

2006

[Source: 79th Academy Awards]

  • The Departed
  • Babel
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Queen
  • The Last King of Scotland
  • Blood Diamond
  • Half Nelson
  • The Pursuit of Happyness
  • Volver
  • Dreamgirls
  • Borat
  • Children of Men
  • Flags of Our Fathers
  • The Good Shepherd

2005

[Source: 78th Academy Awards]

  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Capote
  • Good Night, and Good Luck.
  • Munich
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • North Country
  • Syriana
  • A History of Violence
  • The Constant Gardener
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • March of the Penguins
  • Darwin’s Nightmare
  • Memoirs of a Geisha

2004

[Source: 77th Academy Awards]

  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Finding Neverland
  • Ray
  • Sideways
  • Vera Drake
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • Being Julia
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Maria Full of Grace
  • The Motorcycle Diaries
  • Before Sunset
  • Born into Brothels
  • The Story of the Weeping Camel
  • The Chorus
  • A Very Long Engagement
  • The Sea Inside
  • Collateral

2003

[Source: 76th Academy Awards]

  • Lost in Translation
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • Mystic River
  • City of God
  • Cold Mountain
  • House of Sand and Fog
  • Monster
  • 21 Grams
  • In America
  • Something’s Gotta Give
  • Whale Rider
  • The Cooler
  • The Last Samurai
  • Pieces of April
  • Thirteen
  • American Splendour
  • The Triplets of Belleville
  • A Mighty Wind
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring

2002

[Source: 75th Academy Awards]

  • Gangs of New York
  • The Hour
  • The Pianist
  • Talk to Her
  • About Schmidt
  • Adaptation.
  • The Quiet American
  • Far From Heaven
  • Frida
  • Unfaithful
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Road to Perdition
  • About A Boy
  • Prisoner of Paradise

2001

[Source: 74th Academy Awards]

  • Gosford Park
  • In the Bedroom
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Training Day
  • Ali
  • I Am Sam
  • Monster Ball
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary
  • Iris
  • Sexy Beast
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Ghost World
  • Vanilla Sky

2000

[Source: 73rd Academy Awards]

  • Gladiator
  • Chocolat
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Traffic
  • Before Night Falls
  • Cast Away
  • Pollock
  • Quills
  • The Contender
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Billy Elliot
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Wonder Boys
  • Malena
  • U-571
[Note: from here down might want to look at titles in the Technical Award categories too, as well as Documentaries]

1999

[Source: 72nd Academy Awards]

  • The Cider House Rules
  • The Green Mile
  • The Insider
  • Being John Malkovich
  • The Hurricane
  • The Straight Story
  • Sweet and Lowdown
  • Boys Don’t Cry
  • The End of the Affair
  • Music of the Heart
  • Tumbleweeds
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • Magnolia
  • The Talented Mr Ripley
  • Topsy-Turvy
  • Election
  • The Red Violin
  • South Park
  • Music of the Heart
  • Fight Club
  • Sleepy Hollow

1998

[Source: 71st Academy Awards]

  • Shakespeare in Love
  • Elizabeth
  • Life is Beautiful
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Thin Red Line
  • The Truman Show
  • Gods and Monsters
  • Affliction
  • American History X
  • Central Station
  • One True Thing
  • Hilary and Jackie
  • A Civil Action
  • A Simple Plan
  • Primary Colors
  • Little Voices
  • Bulworth
  • Out of Sight
  • The Mask of Zorro
  • Pleasantville
  • What Dreams May Come
  • Beloved
  • Velvet Goldmine

1997

[Source: 70th Academy Awards]

  • As Good As It Gets
  • The Full Monty
  • L.A. Confidential
  • The Sweet Hereafter
  • Wag the Dog
  • The Apostle
  • Ulee’s Gold
  • Afterglow
  • The Wings of the Dove
  • Mrs Brown
  • Jackie Brown
  • Boogie Nights
  • Amistad
  • In & Out
  • Deconstructing Harry
  • Donnie Brasco

1996

[Source: 69th Academy Awards]

  • The English Patient
  • Fargo
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Shine
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt
  • Sling Blade
  • Marvin’s Room
  • Breaking the Waves
  • Primal Fear
  • Ghosts of Mississippi
  • The Crucible
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces
  • The Potrait of A Lady
  • Lone Star
  • Hamlet

1995

[Source: 68th Academy Awards]

  • Braveheart
  • Apollo 13
  • Babe
  • Il Postino
  • Dead Man Walking
  • Leaving Las Vegas
  • Mr Holland’s Opus
  • Nixon
  • Casino
  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Rob Roy
  • 12 Monkeys
  • Mighty Aphrodite
  • Georgia

1994

[Source: 67th Academy Awards]

  • Four Weddings and A Funeral
  • Quiz Show
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Bullets Over Broadway
  • Three Colors: Red
  • The Madness of King George
  • Nobody’s Fool
  • Blue Sky
  • The Client
  • Little Women
  • Nell
  • Tom & Viv
  • Heavenly Creatures

1993

[Source: 66th Academy Awards]

  • Schindler’s List
  • The Piano
  • The Fugitive
  • In the Name of the Father
  • The Remains of the Day
  • Short Cuts
  • What’s Love Got to Do with It
  • Shadowlands
  • Six Degrees of Separation
  • In the Line of Fire
  • What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
  • The Firm
  • Fearless
  • Dave
  • Philadelphia
  • Sleepless in Seattle

1992

[Source: 65th Academy Awards]

  • Unforgiven
  • The Crying Game
  • A Few Good Men
  • Howards End
  • The Scent of a Woman
  • The Player
  • Chaplin
  • Malcolm X
  • Indochine
  • Lorenzo’s Oil
  • Love Field
  • Passion Fish
  • Glengarry Glen Ross
  • Mr Saturday Night
  • My Cousin Vinny
  • Damaged
  • Enchanted April
  • Husbands and Wives
  • A River Runs Through It

1991

[Source: 64th Academy Awards]

  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Bugsy
  • JFK
  • The Prince of Tides
  • Boyz in the Hood
  • Thelma & Louise
  • Cape Fear
  • The Fisher King
  • For the Boys
  • Rambling Rose
  • Barton Fink
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Grand Canyon
  • Europa Europa

1990

[Source: 63rd Academy Awards]

  • Awakenings
  • Ghost
  • Goodfellas
  • The Grifters
  • Reversal of Fortune
  • Cyrano de Bergerac
  • The Field
  • Misery
  • Pretty Woman
  • Postcards from the Edge
  • Mr and Mrs Bridge
  • Longtime Companion
  • Wild at Heart
  • Alice
  • Avalon
  • Green Card
  • Metropolitan
  • American Dream [Documentary]

Classics

  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • Gone with the Wind
  • The Sound of Music
  • Singin’ in the Rain
  • The Maltese Falcon

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