This is fun stuff, full of action, great characters and dialog and interesting moral quandaries. And yet it unfairly flopped.
This low-budget zombie flick introduced the feral "fast zombie" and spurred the decade's fascination with the undead.
This smart and darkly funny flick came out of nowhere to become the antidote to 2009's toxically stupid summer blockbusters.
The definitive commentary on the superhero genre, this movie does what Watchmen wanted to do, and still manages to be funny.
James Cameron set the bar for big-budget scifi so high with this CG flick that filmmakers will spend the '10s trying to clear it.
The most underrated scifi movie of the decade, V is wholly representative of the political frustrations and paranoia of its era.
This is a genuinely impressive (as well as dark and cynical) look at technology and how blind faith in it leads to moral dead ends.
J.J. Abrams' monster movie gave New York City the Godzilla it deserved while forcing its characters to face their own demons.
The best live-action comic adaptation of the decade, Blade introduced the mainstream to Guillermo del Toro's gothic visual chic.
The love story takes your perceptions of reality and plausibility and upends them, leaving you breathless and buzzing.