2000s

2000

  1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)
  2. Gladiator (Ridley Scott)
  3. Werckmeister Harmonies (Bela Tarr)

2001

  1. Freddy Got Fingered (Tom Green)
  2. Invincible (Werner Herzog)
  3. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson)

2002

  1. Attack of the Clones (George Lucas)
  2. Ghost Ship (Steve Beck)
  3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Peter Jackson)
  4. Trilogy (Lucas Belvaux)

2003

  1. Gigli (Martin Brest)
  2. Kill Bill Vol.1 (Quentin Tarantino)
  3. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson)
  4. Los Angeles Plays Itself (Thom Andersen)
  5. Ong-Bak (Prachya Pinkaew)
  6. The Room (Tommy Wiseau)
  7. Save the Green Planet! (Jang Jun-Hwan)
  8. Undead (Michael & Peter Spierig)

2004

  1. The Card Player (Dario Argento)
  2. Edge Codes (Alex Shuper)
  3. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky)
  4. Saw (James Wan)
  5. Shaun of the Dead (Edgar Wright)

2005

  1. The Call of Cthulhu (Andrew Leman)
  2. Do You Like Hitchcock? (Dario Argento)
  3. Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog)
  4. The Proposition (John Hillcoat)
  5. Revenge of the Sith (George Lucas)
  6. Sin City (Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller & Quentin Tarantino)
  7. The Sun (Alexander Sokurov)
  8. Takeshis’ (Takeshi Kitano)
  9. Three Times (Hou Hsiao-Hsien)

2006

  1. The Da Vinci Code (Ron Howard)
  2. The Departed (Martin Scorsese)
  3. Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (Michael Ruggiero)
  4. I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (Park Chan-Wook)
  5. The Island (Pavel Lungin)
  6. 300 (Zack Snyder)

2007

  1. The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk (no director credited)
  2. Encounters at the End of the World (Werner Herzog)
  3. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin)
  4. No Country For Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  5. [REC] (Jaume Balaguero & Paco Plaza)
  6. Silent Light (Carlos Reygadas)
  7. Taxi to the Dark Side (Alex Gibney)
  8. You, the Living (Roy Andersson)

2008

  1. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (Sacha Gervasi)
  2. The Brothers Warner (Cass Warner Sperling)
  3. Iron Man (Jon Favreau)
  4. JCVD (Mabrouk el Mechri)
  5. Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson)
  6. Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown (Frank H. Woodward)
  7. Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (Mark Hartley)
  8. Of Time and the City (Terence Davies)
  9. Red Cliff (John Woo)
  10. Religulous (Larry Charles)
  11. Somers Town (Shane Meadows)
  12. Until the Light Takes Us (Aaron Aites & Audrey Ewell)

2009

  1. Antichrist (Lars von Trier)
  2. Avatar (James Cameron)
  3. The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call: New Orleans (Werner Herzog)
  4. The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (Tom Six)
  5. Merantau (Gareth Evans)
  6. Moon (Duncan Jones)
  7. [REC] 2 (Jaume Balaguero & Paco Plaza)
  8. Samson and Delilah (Warwick Thornton)
  9. Suck (Rob Stefaniuk)
  10. Thirst (Park Chan-Wook)
  11. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke)