Best movies of 2004

A Listmania! list by Peterson Waller Hill
 
The Aviator (2004)
1.  The Aviator (2004) DVD ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
The list author says:
  "Another beautifully rendered film by the best living director. Near flawless performance by Dicaprio"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (527 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Million Dollar Baby (Two-Disc Widescreen Edition)
2.  Million Dollar Baby (Two-Disc Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Hilary Swank
The list author says:
  "One of the pivotal movies done by Clint Eastwood."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (707 customer reviews)

Hotel Rwanda
3.  Hotel Rwanda DVD ~ Don Cheadle
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest stories about heroism ever shown."
$11.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (630 customer reviews)

The Passion of the Christ (Widescreen Edition)
4.  The Passion of the Christ (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Jim Caviezel
The list author says:
  "The greatest biblical adaptation ever rendered on screen."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,992 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

Spider-Man 2 (Widescreen Special Edition)
5.  Spider-Man 2 (Widescreen Special Edition) DVD ~ Tobey Maguire
The list author says:
  "Brilliant comic book movie. Understands the magic of comic book charecters."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (999 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Friday Night Lights (Widescreen Edition)
6.  Friday Night Lights (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Billy Bob Thornton
The list author says:
  "Goes down with Hoosiers as one of the great sports movies ever."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (371 customer reviews)

House of Flying Daggers
7.  House of Flying Daggers DVD ~ Ziyi Zhang
The list author says:
  "The best martial arts movie ever made. Makes Hero look like a joke."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (453 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Undertow
8.  Undertow DVD ~ Jamie Bell
The list author says:
  "A beautiful allegory to Night of the Hunter."
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

Closer (Superbit Edition)
9.  Closer (Superbit Edition) DVD ~ Natalie Portman
The list author says:
  "Mike Nichols at the top of his game again."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (536 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Collateral (Two-Disc Special Edition)
10.  Collateral (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "Pitch perfect performances and a tense, taut screeplay make this the best suspense movie of the year."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (623 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Very Long Engagement
11.  A Very Long Engagement DVD ~ Audrey Tautou
The list author says:
  "A wonderful movie about the triumph of love and the steadfast human spirit"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Sideways (Widescreen Edition)
12.  Sideways (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Paul Giamatti
The list author says:
  "An uproarious  comedy about two middle aged men."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (855 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Ray (Widescreen Edition)
13.  Ray (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Jamie Foxx
The list author says:
  "The best performance of the year. A great tribute to a legend."
$21.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (587 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Riding Giants (Special Edition)
14.  Riding Giants (Special Edition) DVD ~ Laird John Hamilton
The list author says:
  "Another remarkable documentary by Stacy Peralta."
$6.79   Used & New from: $0.33
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews)

The Notebook (2004)
15.  The Notebook (2004) DVD ~ James Garner
The list author says:
  "One of the great modern day romances."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,582 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The United States of Leland
16.  The United States of Leland DVD ~ Don Cheadle
The list author says:
  "Great performances mix with a fascinating plot. One of Sundance's best."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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The Assassination of Richard Nixon
17.  The Assassination of Richard Nixon DVD ~ Sean Penn
The list author says:
  "Sean Penn dazzles us in a powerful film about the social condition of America."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

The Phantom of the Opera (Two-Disc Special Edition)
18.  The Phantom of the Opera (Two-Disc Special Edition) DVD ~ Gerard Butler
The list author says:
  "The most ravishing musical in the last few years. Chicago looks like child's play up next to this."
$8.45   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,933 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
19.  Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind DVD ~ Jim Carrey
The list author says:
  "Another crazy tale from Charlie Kaufman. Great performances from Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet."
$8.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,027 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Finding Neverland (Widescreen Edition)
20.  Finding Neverland (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "A delightful film about the story behind Peter Pan."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (867 customer reviews)

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A Home at the End of the World
21.  A Home at the End of the World DVD ~ Colin Farrell
The list author says:
  "Brilliantly weaved tale of a free-spirited man and his struggle to find himself."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Garden State
22.  Garden State DVD ~ Zach Braff
The list author says:
  "Smooth screenplay that dives deep into the labyrinth of New Jersey mixed with a hip soundtrack make this movie a wonderful delight."
$5.81   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (553 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Vera Drake
23.  Vera Drake DVD ~ Imelda Staunton
The list author says:
  "A controversial topic tackled in a non-objective way."
$3.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

The Terminal (Widescreen Edition)
24.  The Terminal (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Tom Hanks
The list author says:
  "Ensures everyone that Tom Hanks is the most enjoyable actor of his generation."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (481 customer reviews)

Mean Girls (Widescreen Edition)
25.  Mean Girls (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Lindsay Lohan
The list author says:
  "A movie about high schoolers that is honest enough to critique the society the live in."
$8.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,191 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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