Best Movies 2009

Best movies 2009Top movies 2009
List of the best movies released in 2009
Top grossing movies in 2009


Let’s check together the best grossing movies of 2009 so far (movie trailers and other details available below):

Rank Movie Worldwide
1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $929,022,922
2 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $878,615,239
3 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $833,229,011
4 Up $506,962,798
5 Angels and Demons $485,900,330
6 The Hangover $458,933,477
7 Night at the museum 2 $412,378,818
8 Star Trek $384,953,671
9 Monster vs Aliens $379,882,019
10 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $373,062,569


Harry Potter 6 - Best movies 2009Harry Potter 6
Genre: Adventure/Drama/Fantasy/Mystery
Directed by: David Yates
Written by: J. K. Rowling (novel), Steve Kloves (screenplay)
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Michael Gambon
Release Date: July 15, 2009
Trailer of Harry Potter 6:


Movie Plot:
As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously “This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past.


Ice Age 3 - Best Movies 2009Ice Age 3
Genre: Adventure/Animation/Family/Comedy
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Written by: Michael Berg, Peter Ackerman
Starring: Ray Romano, Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo
Release Date: July 01, 2009
Trailer of Ice Age 3:


Movie Plot:
When Sid’s attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.


Transformers 2 - Best Movie 2009Transformers 2
aka Transformers Revenge of the Fallen
Genre: Science-Fiction/Action/Adventure
Directed by: Michael Bay
Written by: Ehren Kruger, Alex Kurtzman
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro, Isabel Lucas, Rainn Wilson
Release Date: June 24, 2009
Trailer of Transformers 2:


Movie Plot:
Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to protect humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.


Pixar's UP - Best movies 2009Up
Genre: Animation/Adventure
Directed by: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
Written by: Bob Peterson, Ronie del Carmen
Starring: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, John Ratzenberger, Jordan Nagai
Release Date: May 29, 2009
Trailer of Up:


Movie Plot:
The story of Up follows Carl Fredricksen who spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But one day, Carl finds himself to be 78-years old and his life has seemingly passed him by, until he befriends a chubby 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell. The two opposites match up for thrilling adventures as they encounter wild terrain, unexpected villains, and all the terrifying creatures that wait in the jungle.


Angels and Demons - Best movies 2009Angels And Demons
Genre: Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller
Directed by: Ron Howard
Written by: Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Dan Brown (novel)
Starring: Tom Hanks, Ayelet Zurer, Ewan McGregor
Release Date: May 15, 2009
Trailer of Angels And Demons:


Movie Plot:
Robert Langdon is summoned by CERN to investigate a murder victim, branded with the Illuminati ambigram, leading him to discover the cult’s scheme to murder four cardinals and destroy St. Peter’s Basilica during a papal conclave using antimatter.


The Hangover - Best movies 2009The Hangover
Genre: Comedy
Directed by: Todd Phillips
Written by: Jon Lucas and Scott Moore
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha, Jeffrey Tambor, Ken Jeong
Release Date: June 5, 2009
Trailer of Angels And Demons:


Movie Plot:
A Las Vegas-set comedy centered around three groomsmen who lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.


Night at The Museum 2 Battle of the Smithsonian - Best movies 2009Night At The Museum 2
Genre: Adventure/Comedy/Family
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Written by: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Milan Trenc (book)
Starring: Ben Stiller, Dick Van Dyke, Robin Williams, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson , Rami Malek, Hank Azaria, Bill Hader, Ricky Gervais, Christopher Guest, Steve Coogan
Release Date: May 22, 2009
Trailer of Night At The Museum 2:


Movie Plot:
When the Museum of Natural History is closed for upgrades and renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Washington Museum. The centrepiece of the film will be bringing to life the Smithsonian Institution, which houses the world’s largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections, ranging from the plane Amelia Earhart (Amy Adams) flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone’s rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy’s ruby red slippers and Archie Bunker’s lounge chair.


Star Trek - Best movies 2009Star Trek
Genre: Sci Fi
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Written by: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Zoe Saldana, Eric Bana
Release Date: May 08, 2009
Trailer of Star Trek:


Movie Plot:
A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members.


Monsters vs Aliens - Best movies 2009Monsters vs Aliens
Genre: Animation/Science Fiction
Directed by: Conrad Vernon and Rob Letterman
Written by: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Rainn Wilson, Hugh Laurie, Seth Rogen, Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland, Stephen Colbert
Release Date: March 27, 2009
Trailer of Monsters vs Aliens:


Movie Plot:
When a meteorite from outer space hits a young woman and turns her into a giant monster, she is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters also rounded up over the years.


Wolverine - Best movie 2009Wolverine
Genre: Action/Fantasy/Science-Fiction/Superhero
Directed by:
Written by: David Benioff (screenplay), Skip Woods (screenplay)
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Shreiber
Release Date: May 01, 2009
Trailer of Wolverine:


Movie Plot:
Wolverine lives a mutant life, seeks revenge against Victor Creed (who will later become Sabertooth) for the death of his girlfriend, and ultimately ends up going through the mutant Weapon X program.




The Top 10 best movies of 2009 above is fine, but we would like to add a few of our personal picks:


District 9 - Best movies 2009District 9
Genre: Science-Fiction
Directed by: Neill Blomkamp
Written by: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Starring: Jason Cope, Robert Hobbs, Sharlto Copley
Release Date: August 14, 2009
Trailer of District 9:


Movie Plot:
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly find a kindred spirit in a government agent that is exposed to their biotechnology. The aliens are called the ‘Non-Humans’ and are forced to work the Multi National United company (MNU for short). A kind of apartheid discriminating the non-humans has been enforced. Throughout the film, the Non-Humans will try to free themselves from MNU’s grasp.


The Reader - Best movies 2009The Reader
Genre: Drama/Romance
Directed by: Stephen Daldry
Written by: David Hare (screenplay), Bernhard Schlink (novel)
Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Alexandra Maria Lara
Release Date: January 09, 2009
Trailer of The Reader:


Movie Plot:
In postwar Germany, a young man’s decades-long obsession with an older woman runs headlong into a war crimes trial, where he learns an awful truth…


Avatar - Best movies 2009Avatar
Genre: Science-Fiction
Directed by: James Cameron
Written by: James Cameron
Starring: Sam Worthinghton, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez
Release Date: December 18, 2009
Trailer of Avatar:


Movie Plot:
A paraplegic ex-marine war veteran (Sam Worthington) is unwillingly sent to establish a human settlement on the distant planet of Pandora, only to find himself battling humankind alongside the planet’s indigenous Na’vi race in this ambitious, digital 3-D Science-Fiction epic from Academy Award-winning Titanic director James Cameron.


Invictus - Best movies 2009Invictus
Genre: Biography/Drama
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon
Release Date: December 19, 2009
Trailer of Invictus:


Movie Plot:
Invictus tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the captain of South Africa`s rugby team (Damon) to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa`s underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.


2012 - Best Movie 20092012
Genre: Drama/Science Fiction
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Written by: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser
Starring: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Oliver Platt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Woody Harrelson
Release Date: November 13, 2009
Trailer of 2012:


Movie Plot:
An epic adventure about a global cataclysm that brings an end to the world and tells of the heroic struggle of the survivors.


Bad Lieutenant Port of Call New Orleans - Top movies 2009Bad Lieutenant
aka Bad Lieutenant Port of Call New Orleans
Genre: Crime/Drama
Directed by: Werner Herzog
Written by: William M. Finkelstein
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Val Kilmer, Xzibit, Eva Mendes
Release Date: 2009
Trailer of Bad Lieutenant:


Movie Plot:
The remake follows Terence McDonough, as he investigates the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.


GI Joe - Best movie 2009GI Joe
Genre: Action
Directed by: Stephen Sommers
Written by: Stuart Beattie (screenplay), Larry Hama (comic book)
Starring: Channing Tatum, Christopher Eccleston, Sienna Miller, Denis Quaid, Ray Park, Rachel Nichols, Maron Wayans, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Release Date: August 07, 2009
Trailer of GI Joe:


Movie Plot:
An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.


Time Traveler's Wife - Best Movies of 2009Time Traveler’s Wife
Genre: Drama/Romance/Sci Fi
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Written by: Jeremy Leven (screenplay), Bruce Joel Rubin (screenplay), Audrey Niffenegger (novel)
Starring: Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams
Release Date: August 14, 2009
Trailer of the Time Traveler’s Wife:


Movie Plot:
A romantic drama about a Chicago librarian with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage.


The Twilight Saga New Moon - The Best Movies of 2009Twilight 2 New Moon
Genre: Fantasy/Thriller/Romance
Directed by: Chris Weitz
Written by: Stephenie Meyer (novel), Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay)
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson
Release Date: November 20, 2009
Trailer of Twilight 2 New Moon:


Movie Plot:
Bella Swan is devastated by the abrupt departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, but her spirit is rekindled by her growing friendship with the irresistible Jacob Black. Suddenly she finds herself drawn into the world of the werewolves, ancestral enemies of the vampires, and finds her loyalties tested.


Taken - Best Movies 2009Taken
Genre: Action/Thriller
Directed by: Pierre Morel
Written by: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Starring: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Xander Berkeley, Holly Valance, Katie Cassidy
Release Date: January 30, 2009
Trailer of Taken:


Movie Plot:
A former spy relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been forced into the slave trade.




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