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46 (tie). Wonder Woman

We've already rounded up great (and awful) geek movies from 2018. But what about films from this entire past decade? Using our sister site Metacritic's scoring system, we've compiled a list of the best geek movies since 2010

The fourth film in the DC Extended Universe "makes you eager for more," says GameSpot, another of our sister sites.  

Metascore: 76

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46 (tie). The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games sequel is "smoothly exciting but a bit of a tease," per Entertainment Weekly.

Metascore: 76

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46 (tie). Guardians of the Galaxy

Chris Pratt's debut as Star-Lord is "a resounding success that takes a seat at Marvel's top table," says CineVue.

Metascore: 76

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46 (tie). How to Train Your Dragon 2

The How to Train Your Dragon sequel "offers just the right amount of spectacle," according to the Miami Herald. 

Metascore: 76

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46 (tie). 10 Cloverfield Lane

The second film in the Cloverfield saga is a "real nail-biter of a monster movie," per the New York Post.

Metascore: 76

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46 (tie). The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

This 2010 thriller, based on the novel of the same name, is "entertaining enough to rise above its flaws," says the San Francisco Chronicle.

Metascore: 76

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41 (tie). The Gift

The Gift is a "smart, adult thriller," according to Movie Nation.

Metascore: 77

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41 (tie). Finding Dory

The Finding Nemo sequel is "filled with compelling characters, plenty of laugh-out-loud moments and several exciting set pieces, all propped up by a heartfelt core that has a lot to say about love and acceptance," GameSpot says. 

Metascore: 77

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41 (tie). Logan

The third and final film in the Wolverine trilogy "elevates its genre, succeeding precisely because it's different, and because it strives to be the Wolverine movie fans have always wanted to see," per GameSpot.

Metascore: 77

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41 (tie). The Jungle Book

The live-action remake of Jungle Book "has the bare necessities, and then some," according to Time Out London. 

Metascore: 77

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41 (tie). Paddington

The first Paddington film is "charmingly funny and shamelessly punny," according to RogerEbert.com. 

Metascore: 77

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38 (tie). Ex Machina

This 2014 sci-fi thriller is a "clever film with one indelible performance from Oscar Isaac," says The Globe and Mail.

Metascore: 78

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38 (tie). Zootopia

This Oscar-nominated animation film "remains entertaining throughout — a testament to the inventiveness of the on-screen action," according to Empire.

Metascore: 78

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38 (tie). Avengers: Endgame

The Avengers: Infinity War sequel "hits you like a shot in the heart," says Rolling Stone. 

Metascore: 78

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34 (tie). Annihilation

Based on the novel of the same name, Annihilation is "more than mere visuals, and it will shock, fascinate and haunt whatever screen it's watched on," per The Guardian.

Metascore: 79

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34 (tie). Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The Rise of the Planet of the Apes sequel is a "much better and far less silly movie than its predecessor," says the Village Voice. 

Metascore: 79

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34 (tie). The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight sequel "brings the Batman story to a close in enormous, satisfying fashion," according to the Arizona Republic. 

Metascore: 79

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34 (tie). Life of Pi

Based on the 2001 novel of the same name, Life of Pi is "as enchanting as it is ambitious," according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Metascore: 79

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32 (tie). Incredibles 2

The Incredibles sequel is "beautiful, creative, smart, funny and more fun than a barrel full of Jack-Jacks. It was well worth the wait," says GameSpot.

Metascore: 80

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32 (tie). The Martian

This 2015 sci-fi film, based on the novel of the same name, is an "enormously entertaining movie," per the Arizona Republic.

Metascore: 80

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23 (tie). Coco

This two-time Academy Award-winning fantasy film is "one of Pixar's most gorgeously animated outings in some time," says USA Today. 

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). Mandy

Mandy is a "deliberately paced, ultraviolent, outlandishly stylish delivery system for Nicolas Cage's wild-eyed acting style," according to TheWrap. 

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). Blade Runner 2049

The Blade Runner sequel is "as close to a perfect sequel as has ever existed," per GameSpot.

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). Moana

This two-time Oscar-nominated animation is a "crowd-pleasing oceanic musical with big tunes and beguiling characters," according to Empire.

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). Arrival

"Arrival is entrancing, intimate and moving -- a sci-fi movie that looks not up at the stars but rather deep within," says Village Voice.

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). The World's End

The third and final entry in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, following Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, "stands on its own as hilarious high-end nonsense," according to the Wall Street Journal. 

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). Us

Jordan Peele's latest horror film is a "brilliant exploration of current-day America," per GameSpot.

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

The first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy "pumps new energy and life into a hallowed franchise in a way that both resurrects old pleasures and points in promising new directions," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Metascore: 81

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23 (tie). Skyfall

"Skyfall is one of the best Bonds in the 50-year history of moviedom's most successful franchise," says the Globe and Mail. 

Metascore: 81

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20 (tie). Isle of Dogs

This Oscar-nominated stop-motion animated film, directed by Wes Anderson, is "packed with laugh-out-loud moments, full of deadpan observations – a quintessential Anderson touch – and exciting sequences," per CineVue.

Metascore: 82

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20 (tie). A Quiet Place

This 2018 post-apocalyptic horror film — starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski — is a "nervy, terrifying thrill," according to Entertainment Weekly.

Metascore: 82

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20 (tie). War for the Planet of the Apes

The third entry in the Planet of the Apes reboot series is "the rare blockbuster that's both entertaining and full of complexity," says Vox.

Metascore: 82

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18 (tie). The Lego Movie

The first film in the Lego Movie franchise is a "wickedly smart and funny free-for-all," according to Rolling Stone. 

Metascore: 83

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18 (tie). Hugo

Directed by Martin Scorsese, this 2011 drama is "rich and stimulating even when it wanders," according to the Chicago Tribune.

Metascore: 83

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13 (tie). First Man

Based on the book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong, this 2018 biopic is a "breathtaking piece of filmmaking that's filled with some of the most intense portrayals of spaceflight ever put on screen," says The Verge.

Metascore: 84

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13 (tie). Get Out

This Oscar-winning horror film, helmed by Jordan Peele, "rattles with provocations," according to The Telegraph.

Metascore: 84

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13 (tie). Looper

This 2012 sci-fi action film — starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt – is a "remarkable feat of imagination and execution, entertaining from start to finish," according to The A.V. Club.

Metascore: 84

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13 (tie). Snowpiercer

"Snowpiercer has been brought to the screen with the kind of solid narrative craftsmanship, carefully drawn characters and — above all — respect for the audience's intelligence," says Variety.

Metascore: 84

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13 (tie). Kubo and the Two Strings

This Academy Award-nominated stop-motion fantasy film is "captivating from the very first moments," per the Arizona Republic.

Metascore: 84

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12. Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Time Out believes that The Force Awakens sequel "dazzles like the sci-fi saga hasn't in decades."

Metascore: 85

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11. Mission: Impossible - Fallout

The sixth entry in the Mission Impossible saga is "something special because the dance is so smashingly gorgeous," says the Wall Street Journal. 

Metascore: 86

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7 (tie). Hereditary

This 2018 horror film — starring Toni Collette — is a "hell of an intense ride, made for a crowd that enjoys heart-clutching adrenaline spikes," according to The Verge. 

Metascore: 87

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7 (tie). Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse

This 2018 superhero film, which won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, is an "instant animated classic," according to GameSpot.

Metascore: 87

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7 (tie). Birdman

"Birdman is a delicious and delirious pleasure," says The Guardian.

Metascore: 87

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7 (tie). Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

The final film in the Harry Potter franchise is the "epic and impassioned close that the saga deserves," says San Francisco Chronicle. 

Metascore: 87

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5 (tie). Black Panther

Black Panther's standalone film debut is a "terrifically entertaining film," according to the Arizona Republic.

Metascore: 88

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5 (tie). Paddington 2

The Paddington sequel is a "delightfully heartwarming tale about everyone's favorite marmalade-loving bear," per Entertainment Weekly. 

Metascore: 88

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4. Mad Max: Fury Road

The fourth installment in the Mad Max franchise is "perfectly, wonderfully, fantastically crazy," says the Chicago Sun-Times. 

Metascore: 90

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3. Toy Story 3

The third Toy Story is a "thoroughly engaging, emotionally satisfying return," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Metascore: 92

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2. Inside Out

This 2015 comedy, which won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, is "one of Pixar's best films," per ScreenCrush.

Metascore: 94

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1. Gravity

A seven-time Oscar winner, this 2013 sci-fi thriller is a "stunning space saga that takes off for new technical frontiers without leaving its humanity behind," says Total Film.

Metascore: 96

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