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Movies: Popular Movies of 2009

Movies in chronological context: 2009 (MMIX)was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2009th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 9th year of the 3rd millennium, the 9th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2000s decade. 2009 was designated as: International Year of AstronomyInternational Year of Natural FibresInternational Year of ReconciliationYear of the Gorilla (UNEP and UNESCO) ()

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Avatar(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 42min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
3.7/5 (with 9,574 votes)

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Up(2009)

4.0/5 (with 6,376 votes)

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Inglourious Basterds(2009)

R
| 2h 33min | Drama, Action, Thriller, War
4.1/5 (with 6,215 votes)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince(2009)

PG
| 2h 33min | Adventure, Fantasy, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 5,471 votes)

As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

The Hangover(2009)

R
| 1h 40min | Comedy
3.7/5 (with 5,367 votes)

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Sherlock Holmes(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 8min | Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
3.6/5 (with 4,652 votes)

Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.

2012(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 38min | Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
2.9/5 (with 3,908 votes)

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Zombieland(2009)

R
| 1h 28min | Comedy, Horror
3.6/5 (with 3,367 votes)

Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine(2009)

3.1/5 (with 3,343 votes)

After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.

Star Trek(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 7min | Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
3.7/5 (with 3,276 votes)

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before. The human adventure has begun again.

(500) Days of Summer(2009)

PG-13
| 1h 35min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 2,906 votes)

Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

District 9(2009)

R
| 1h 52min | Science Fiction
3.7/5 (with 2,818 votes)

Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

Directed by Neill Blomkamp - With Sharlto Copley, David James, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, John Sumner, Jed Brophy, ...
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The Twilight Saga: New Moon(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 11min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Romance / Love
2.9/5 (with 2,682 votes)

Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's thrust into a centuries-old conflict, and her desire to be with Edward at any cost leads her to take greater and greater risks.

Watchmen(2009)

R
| 2h 43min | Action, Mystery, Science Fiction
3.6/5 (with 2,559 votes)

In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so uncover a sinister plot that puts all of humanity in grave danger.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 30min | Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
3.0/5 (with 2,527 votes)

Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs(2009)

3.3/5 (with 2,364 votes)

Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian(2009)

3.0/5 (with 2,071 votes)

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia Earhart, Abe Lincoln and Ivan the Terrible.

Fast & Furious(2009)

PG-13
| 1h 47min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 2,014 votes)

When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver him. And the two men will find the best way to get revenge: push the limits of what's possible behind the wheel.

Angels & Demons(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 18min | Thriller, Mystery
3.3/5 (with 2,014 votes)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

Terminator Salvation(2009)

PG-13
| 1h 55min | Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
3.0/5 (with 1,903 votes)

All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether Wright has come from the future or the past -- and whether he's friend or foe.

Hachi: A Dog's Tale(2009)

G
| 1h 33min | Drama, Kids & Family
4.0/5 (with 1,841 votes)

A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

The Proposal(2009)

PG-13
| 1h 48min | Comedy, Romance / Love, Drama
3.5/5 (with 1,792 votes)

When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs(2009)

PG
| 1h 30min | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.3/5 (with 1,700 votes)

Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he regain control of the machine and put an end to the wild weather before the town is destroyed?

Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Chris Miller, Phil Lord

Mr. Nobody(2009)

4.0/5 (with 1,686 votes)

Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

Moon(2009)

R
| 1h 37min | Science Fiction, Drama
3.8/5 (with 1,589 votes)

With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident however, he wakens to find that he is not alone.

Coraline(2009)

PG
| 1h 40min | Animation, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 1,585 votes)

When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring parents and all her dreams coming true. When the Other Mother invites Coraline to stay in her world forever, the girl refuses and finds that the alternate reality where she is trapped is only a trick to lure her.

Directed by Henry Selick

17 Again(2009)

PG-13
| 1h 42min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 1,531 votes)

On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has the chance to reverse some decisions he wishes he'd never made. But maybe they weren't so bad after all.

The Blind Side(2009)

PG-13
| 2h 9min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 1,462 votes)

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra(2009)

2.9/5 (with 1,460 votes)

From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the world into chaos.

The Princess and the Frog(2009)

3.5/5 (with 1,424 votes)

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

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