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Top 10 Hollywood Movies of 21st Century

The 21st Century has witnessed many technological and creative approaches in Hollywood cinema and we have seen tremendous talents coming out. It's Herculean job for me to choose the best 10 among them. These movies are arranged in accordance with their ascending order of release. feel free to voice your comments..

Gladiator (2000)

Directed by Ridley Scott
With Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

The Pianist (2002)

Directed by Roman Polanski
 With Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Directed by Peter Jackson
With Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Inception (2010)

Directed by Christopher Nolan
With Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

 A thief who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.

The King's Speech (2010)

Directed by Tom Hooper
 With Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi

The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

Django Unchained (2012)

Directed by Quentin Tarantino
 With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Gravity (2013)

Directed by Alfonso Cuarón
With Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.

Interstellar (2014)

Directed by Christopher Nolan
 With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

 A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

Boyhood (2014)

Directed by Richard Linklater
 With Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith

 The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college.

Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu
 With Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play.