The best movies of 2009

Movies have always been an integral part of fun. The few hours of stepping away from reality and submerge in the fantasy world of the film’s plot is a stress-reliever. Every year, there are numerous movies that are designed to captivate hearts and minds.

2009 best films

2009 was a great year that produced many critically acclaimed films, and since movies is a good way to learn new words and phrases, 2009 gave birth to four new words added to everyone’s dictionary, which are alt-right, anti-vaxxer, copernicum, and subtweet.


An epic science fiction movie that was written, produced, co-edited, and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Zaldana. Avatar is the highest grossing film of all time, with the gross income of more than $2 billion worldwide, the first film in history to ever reach that profit.

Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince

The sixth fantasy film based on J.K. Rowling’s book, directed by David Yates, and starred by Daniel Radcliffe. It has a gross worldwide income of $934 million.

Sherlock Holmes

It is a mystery period action film directed by Guy Ritchie, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. Holmes and Watson are hired to uncover a mystery. This film grossed $524 million worldwide.

Start Trek

This film is a science fiction adventure that was directed by J.J. Abrams and starred by Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. The movie centers with time travel, and it had grossed over $385.7 million worldwide.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

This is a superhero movie focusing on Marvel Comic’s Wolverine, starred by Hugh Jackman, and directed by Gavin Hood. The film provided details about the childhood of Wolverine. This film had a gross worldwide income of $373 million.

Terminator Salvation

It is a military science fiction action movie starring Christian Bale, and was directed by McG. The film is about the ongoing war of Skynet and the human race, and had a worldwide gross of $more than $371 million.

Fast and Furious

The fourth film of the “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker, directed by Justin Lin. The movie is about the hijacking of fuel tankers, and grossed worldwide of more than $363 million.

Inglourious Basterds

A war film starred by Brad Pitt, and was written and directed by the renowned Quentin Tarantino. It’s about the two laid plots to assassinate the leaders of the Nazi in Germany. The film had a gross income of $321 million worldwide.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

This is a military science fiction action movie based on the cartoon series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. The director was Stephen Sommers, and the main character is Channing Tatum. The film had a worldwide gross income of more than $302 million.

The Blind Side

This is a biographical sports drama movie starred by Sandra Bullock, and written and directed by John Lee Hancock. It has a worldwide gross income of more than $300 million.

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