2001 is probably one of the best years in terms of quality films. It's really too bad the Academy picked a piece of crap from Ron Howard as the best picture of that year.
08. No Man's Land (Danis Tanovic)
07. The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson)
06. Gosford Park (Robert Altman)
05. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (John Cameron Mitchell)
04. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch)
03. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson)