In honour of National Popcorn Day, we're looking back on our favourite films of the decade. It was super hard to narrow it down, but here are the ones that stuck in our minds the most...  

 

BRIDESMAIDS

Bridesmaids will forever be our ride or die rom-com. Every friendship group can relate, and if you say you can't, you're lying. 

Reason to watch: Megan's nuggets of wisdom

LEGEND

You already know about the Kray twins, but the film adaptation made us all OBSESSED. One of the few films everyone wants to watch on loop because it's that good. 

Reason to watch: Two of Tom Hardy? Go on then

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

Jordan Belfort takes living life in the fast lane to new heights after a Wall Street crash. 

Reason to watch: the chest thump

HER

In a world obsessed with technology, Theodore falls in love with his phone's operating system. *switches Siri off* 

Reason to watch: Scarlett Johansson's voice - we can't blame him

GET OUT 

On a weekend trip to his girlfriend's family home, Chris uncovers some disturbing truths.

Reason to watch: Chris and Rods bromance

Wonder Woman 

You know what this world is lacking? Feminist superheroes. Here's one to keep us going until the next. 

Reason to watch: your next Halloween outfit = sorted

I, TONYA

Insane figure skater Tonya Harding spirals out of control after a conspiracy to sabotage her rival. 

Reason to watch: a healthy reminder that bringing others down never benefits you

SHUTTER ISLAND

'Live a monster or die a good man' is the ultimate question here. Lock your phone away for this one, this film requires your full attention. 

Reason to watch: Leo doing what Leo does best - confusing us all 

GONE GIRL 

A postmodern mystery movie about one seriously messed up marriage and the power of false appearances.

Reason to watch: who doesn't love a big twist?

LA LA LAND

Sometimes we all need a little bit of reality. Fairytale romances aren't always the way, sometimes following your dreams is bigger.

Reason to watch: the iconic yellow dress

THE IRISHMAN

Warning: you must enter this three-and-a-half hour film about organised crime prepared. You'll need ice blast on tap and an endless supply of snacks.

Reason to watch: a reminder to never wear shorts to a business meeting

DJANGO UNCHAINED

A bounty hunter and slave join forces, and the rest is history. This film isn't for the faint-hearted. 

Reason to watch: it's a Quentin Tarantino film... say no more

INSIDE OUT 

An insight into Riley's mind and emotions is here to let us know the importance of self-care. 

Reason to watch: let it inspire you to take care of the little people inside your brain

BLACK PANTHER

T'Challa is out here doing everything to protect his people, despite a crazy amount of injustice and prejudice being thrown his way. 

Reason to watch: challenge those power structures people

THE SOCIAL NETWORK 

Computer genius Mark Zuckerberg builds his billionaire Facebook empire with a lot of harsh truths along the way. 

Reason to watch: we should all be a computer whiz (for the dollar) 

EX MACHINA 

Caleb becomes part of a wild science experiment, analysing artificial intelligence through the form of a female robot.

Reason to watch: finally a female robot we can get on board with... sorry fembots

 

INCEPTION 

Yes, this is another Leo film out here to continue confusing us. If you even blink during this film, you've probably missed something crucial. 

Reason to watch: push the boundaries of your brain, we dare you

THE MARTIAN 

Mark Watney ends up stranded on Mars and somehow has to find a way to keep himself alive. 

Reason to watch: a man that can make a potato patch on Mars is capable of anything

A STAR IS BORN 

Just when you think you can't love Lady Gaga anymore, she blesses us with this. It's heart warming and a reminder to keep fighting those demons.

Reason to watch: the soundtrack, obviously

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART. 2 

2011 brought us the final instalment of the Harry Potter series - we're not crying, you are. It was finally time to show Voldemort who's boss.

Reason to watch: Harry, Ron and Hermione's mum and dad aesthetic at the end

THE HATE U GIVE 

Starr Carter reaches her limit after being exposed to too much inequality in her life. After witnessing police brutality, she finds her voice and fights back. 

Reason to watch: we always knew Rue from The Hunger Games was destined for big things 

BABY DRIVER

Cant a boy-racer and his playlist go about their day without being coerced into a crazy heist?

Reason to watch: yes, his name really is Baby 

 

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