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Movies: Popular Movies of 2011

Movies in chronological context: 2011 (MMXI)was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 11th year of the 3rd millennium, the 11th year of the 21st century, and the 2nd year of the 2010s decade. 2011 was designated as: International Year of ForestsInternational Year of ChemistryInternational Year for People of African Descent ()

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Captain America: The First Avenger(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 4min | Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
3.5/5 (with 6,650 votes)

During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

Thor(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 55min | Adventure, Fantasy, Action
3.4/5 (with 6,622 votes)

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 10min | Kids & Family, Fantasy, Adventure
4.1/5 (with 5,994 votes)

Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

The Intouchables(2011)

R
| 1h 53min | Drama, Comedy
4.1/5 (with 5,123 votes)

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 16min | Adventure, Action, Fantasy
3.2/5 (with 4,405 votes)

Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.

X-Men: First Class(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 12min | Action, Science Fiction, Adventure
3.6/5 (with 4,236 votes)

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 45min | Thriller, Action, Drama, Science Fiction
3.6/5 (with 3,737 votes)

Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

Drive(2011)

R
| 1h 40min | Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
3.8/5 (with 3,481 votes)

A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 9min | Adventure, Action, Crime, Mystery
3.6/5 (with 3,266 votes)

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Limitless(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 45min | Thriller, Mystery, Science Fiction
3.6/5 (with 3,237 votes)

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

The Hangover Part II(2011)

R
| 1h 42min | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 3,213 votes)

The Hangover crew heads to Thailand for Stu's wedding. After the disaster of a bachelor party in Las Vegas last year, Stu is playing it safe with a mellow pre-wedding brunch. However, nothing goes as planned and Bangkok is the perfect setting for another adventure with the rowdy group.

In Time(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 49min | Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
3.4/5 (with 3,209 votes)

In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man who comes into a fortune of time, though too late to help his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as 'time keepers'.

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 13min | Action, Thriller, Adventure
3.5/5 (with 3,130 votes)

Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 57min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance / Love
3.0/5 (with 2,653 votes)

The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 34min | Action, Science Fiction, Adventure
3.1/5 (with 2,545 votes)

Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in it all that remains one of the planet's most dangerous secrets.

Friends with Benefits(2011)

R
| 1h 49min | Romance / Love, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 2,419 votes)

Dylan and Jamie think it's going to be easy to add the simple act of sex to their friendship, despite what Hollywood romantic comedies would have them believe. They soon discover however that getting physical really does always lead to complications.

Crazy, Stupid, Love.(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 58min | Comedy, Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 2,370 votes)

Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer, a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.

Source Code(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 33min | Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery
3.6/5 (with 2,354 votes)

Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time.

Real Steel(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 7min | Action, Science Fiction, Drama
3.4/5 (with 2,341 votes)

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After his robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Fast Five(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 10min | Action, Thriller, Crime
3.6/5 (with 2,230 votes)

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom.

Green Lantern(2011)

2.6/5 (with 2,206 votes)

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

Hugo(2011)

PG
| 2h 6min | Adventure, Drama, Kids & Family
3.6/5 (with 2,119 votes)

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Cars 2(2011)

3.0/5 (with 2,116 votes)

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

The Help(2011)

PG-13
| 2h 26min | Drama
4.1/5 (with 2,042 votes)

Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.

Midnight in Paris(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 34min | Fantasy, Comedy, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 2,039 votes)

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2011)

R
| 2h 38min | Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
3.7/5 (with 2,033 votes)

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Super 8(2011)

PG-13
| 1h 52min | Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery
3.4/5 (with 2,019 votes)

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Horrible Bosses(2011)

R
| 1h 38min | Comedy, Crime
3.3/5 (with 1,958 votes)

For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers... permanently.

Rio(2011)

3.3/5 (with 1,926 votes)

Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a lone female, lives in Rio de Janeiro, Blu and Linda go to meet her. Animal smugglers kidnap Blu and Jewel, but the pair soon escape and begin a perilous adventure back to freedom -- and Linda.

Directed by Carlos Saldanha

Kung Fu Panda 2(2011)

PG
| 1h 31min | Animation, Kids & Family
3.4/5 (with 1,871 votes)

Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

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