The Best and Worst Films of 2006

2006 was the year Scorsese finally got a Oscar, where Borat came into our lives and were many films from different genres managed to enthrall audiences into packing into the cinemas, instead of waiting for them to come out on DVD.

the best films of 2006

  1. Hard Candy by David Slade

  2. Children of Men by Alfonso Cuaron

  3. The Departed by Martin Scorsese

  4. The Prestige by Christopher Nolan

  5. Lake of Fire by Tony Kaye

  6. Little Children by Todd Field

  7. The Fountain by Darren Aronofsky

  8. United 93 by Paul Greengrass

  9. The Good Shepard by Robert De Niro

  10. Little Miss Sunshine by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris

honorable mentions in alphabetical order:

  • A Scanner Darkly by Richard Linklater

  • Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick

  • Borat by Larry Charles

  • Monster House by Gil Kenan

  • Notes on a Scandal by Richard Eyre

  • The Lives of Others by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

  • Stranger than Fiction by Marc Forester

  • Talladega Nights The Ballad of Ricky Bobby by Adam McKay

  • Thank You for Smoking by Jason Reitman

  • The Queen by Stephen Frears

  • The Pursuit of Happyness by Gabrielle Muccino

the worst films of the year 2006

  1. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Tom Twyker

  2. RV by Barry Sonnenfeld

  3. Little Man by Keenan Ivory Wayans

  4. Basic Instinct 2 by Michael Caton-Jones

  5. Big Mommas House 2 by John Whitesell

  6. Date Movie by Aaron Seltzer & Jason Friedberg

  7. Bloodrayne by Uwe Boll

  8. DOA: Dead or Alive by Cory Yuen

  9. The Pink Panther by Shawn Levy

  10. Underworld Evolution by Len Wiseman

P.S. As always this a ever-evolving list. I haven't seen all the films of 2006 and there are many more I still wish to see. So even if some are not on the list, that dosen't mean they wont be later or that they don't deserve to be.

List of all the films I saw this year: HERE

list by Paul Katsaros

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