Hollywood's 20 Favorite Films of the Decade (Poll)

7:00 AM 12/23/2019

by THR staff

The decade's best-loved movies were ranked by 3,500 industry professionals (the people who actually made them) in The Hollywood Reporter's exclusive survey.

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The Hollywood Reporter ranks the decade’s best-loved movies, according to the people who actually made them: some 3,500?industry professionals surveyed.

  1. 20
    20

    'The King's Speech' (2010)

  2. 19
    20

    'Call Me by Your Name' (2017)

  3. 18
    20

    'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' (2019)

  4. 17
    20

    'Wonder Woman' (2017)

    "In 2010 I was doing projects in Israel, minding my own business, no idea that in a couple of years the role I always dreamed about would be mine," Gadot tells The Hollywood Reporter.

    "There's a long history of belief that certain jobs are masculine," Jenkins told THR just before her movie grossed $821 million worldwide. "But it feels like a very natural job for a woman." 

  5. 16
    20

    'The Hunger Games' (2012)

  6. 15
    20

    'Bohemian Rhapsody' (2018)

  7. 14
    20

    'Hidden Figures' (2016)

  8. 13
    20

    'Mad Max: Fury Road' (2015)

  9. 12
    20

    'The Social Network' (2010)

  10. 11
    20

    'Birdman' (2014)

  11. 10
    20

    'Bridesmaids' (2011)

  12. 9
    20

    'Argo' (2012)

  13. 8
    20

    'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1' (2010)

  14. 7
    20

    'A Star Is Born' (2018)

  15. 6
    20

    'La La Land' (2016)

    "I'd been bedridden with a 104-degree fever that whole week," Chazelle told THR in 2017 of those epically awkward 145 seconds that his film was best picture before it was revealed Moonlight actually won the Oscar. "The fever broke during the ceremony. So I wasn't feeling gravely ill, but I wasn't in tip-top shape. I was slightly delirious but happy to see my colleagues win."

  16. 5
    20

    'Avengers: Endgame' (2019)

  17. 4
    20

    'Inception' (2010)

  18. 3
    20

    'Black Panther' (2018)

    "I never thought I would see a studio say, 'Yeah, we are going to put the money behind this movie with a mostly black cast,'" star Chadwick Boseman told THR in 2018 of the $200 million superhero movie. "As African Americans, we have the 'black version,' and it's never as good. They never put as much into it."

  19. 2
    20

    '12 Years a Slave' (2013)

  20. 1
    20

    'Get Out' (2017)

    How the poll was conducted: 

    THR reached out to members of the film and TV academies as well as other industry sources and asked them to pick their favorites from a list of Oscar nominees, blockbusters, hit shows and critical darlings from the 2010s. More than 3,500 took part in the survey.

    This story first appeared in the Dec. 19 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.