Top 10 Period Films Released from 2000-2010

We all watch movies, and which is the “best” is a matter of opinion really. Here are the top 10 period movies from 2000-2010. Don’t forget to check out other lists throughout Thought for Your Penny.

10. Year One (2009) 15% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG-13
Director: Harold Ramis
Starring: Jack Black, Michael Cera, Olivia Wilde

9. Kingdom of Heaven (2005) 39% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson

8. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) 43% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG-13
Director: Robert Redford
Starring: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron

7. Casanova (2005) 44% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Starring: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons

6. The Young Victoria (2009) 77% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG
Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
Starring: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany

5. The Illusionist (2006) 74% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG-13
Director: Neil Burger
Starring: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel

4. The Patriot (2000) 62% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Jason Isaacs

3. The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) 57% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG
Director: Oliver Parker
Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon

2. King Arthur (2004) 31% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: PG-13
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffud

1. The King’s Speech (2010) 95% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating: R
Director: Tom Hooper
Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffry Rush, Helena Bonham Carter

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Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer.

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