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Our movie critics get out there every week to see whatever Hollywood serves up, whether it's Oscar bait or blockbusters or just a bunch of garbage. You may not always agree with them, but at least they know what they like—and aren't shy about it.

We asked our critics to share Top 10 lists from 2009, so here goes:

Antichrist, Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg

IFC Films

Luke Y. Thompson: Top 10 Best Movies of 2009

  1. Antichrist
  2. Avatar
  3. Fantastic Mr. Fox
  4. Crank 2
  5. Up
  6. Inglourious Basterds
  7. District 9
  8. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  9. (500) Days of Summer
  10. Where the Wild Things Are

Read more of Luke's reviews

Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Inglourious Basterds

Francois Duhamel/ TWC 2009

Natasha Vargas-Cooper: Top 10 Most Panty-Dropping Performances of 2009

  1. Eli Roth, Inglourious Basterds
  2. Robert Pattinson, The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  3. Johnny Depp, Public Enemies
  4. Mark Ruffalo, The Brothers Bloom
  5. George Clooney, Up in the Air
  6. Alec Baldwin, It's Complicated
  7. Viggo Mortensen The Road 
  8. Shia LaBeouf, Transformers 2
  9. Sam Worthington, Terminator Salvation
  10. The entire rest of the man-cast, New Moon

Read more of Natasha's reviews

The Hurt Locker, Jeremy Renner

Courtesy of Summit Entertainment

Peter Paras: Top 10 Best Movies of 2009

  1. The Hurt Locker
  2. Up
  3. A Single Man
  4. Paranormal Activity
  5. Up In The Air
  6. The Hangover
  7. District 9
  8. A Serious Man
  9. Coraline
  10. Moon

Read more of Peter's reviews


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