2007 MOVIE RECAP
MOVIE RECAP 1998-2007 HONOR
# OF ROLL # OF RATED††
YEAR # of DIFFERENT MOVIES RATED RATERS RATERS RATINGS 5+ TIMES
2007 154 19 14 561 48
2006 130 20 12 481 40
2005 156 24 15 671 52
2004 154 26 18 731 60
2003 157 30 17 875 77
2002 155 29 20 841 68
2001 145 29 22 856 78
2000 154 24 734 54
1999 138 24 695 60
1998 17 398
†††† We had 561 movie ratings in 2007, up from the 481 ratings in 2006 as noted above.Freedom Writers was
the highest rated movie in 2007 with an average rating of 93.14.
†††† We had 19 raters, and 13 rated at least 20 movies to make the honor roll.
†††† The only movies that were #1 more than once by the 13 raters below were:Freedom Writers (4) and
Juno (2).All 5 raters that saw Great Debaters had the movie in their top 5.††
†††† It took 27 ratings to make the top ten.Thatís compared with 21 ratings in 2006, 31 ratings in 2005, 30 ratings in 2004, 34 ratings in
2003, 38 ratings in 2001 and 33 ratings in 2000.††
†††† As noted below, only 3 of the Academy Award movies up for best picture cracked our raters top 20.They were Juno #3,
No Country for Old Men #12 and Michael Clayton #17.In 2006 we had two movies up for Best Picture in our top 20. In 2005
we had 3 best picture nominees making our top 20.†† In 2004, four of the 5 Best Picture nominees were in our top 10.†† In 2003,
we had rated the Best Picture candidates 3rd, 4th and 5th.In 2002 we had Best Picture candidates rated 3rd and 4th highest.
In 2001 only one Best Picture candidate was rated over 90.In 2000 we had Erin Brockvich 2nd,in 1999 we had Best Pictures
rated 2nd and 4th and in 1998 no Best Picture candidate was rated over 88.††
†††† Thanks to all of the raters that provided ratings in 2007.††
TOP 20 MOVIES BASED
TOP 20 MOVIES BASED ON RATINGS (SEEN BY
ON TIMES SEEN AT LEAST 5 RATERS)
# AVG # AVG
PL TITLE RATING RATING PL TITLE RATING RATING
1 Knocked Up 14 86.6 1 Freedom Writers 7 93.14
2 Bourne Idenity 12 89.3 2 Sicko 6 93.00
2 Juno # 12 92.7 3 Juno # 12 92.67
4 Ocean 13 11 86.8 4 Great Debaters 5 92.40
5 Because I Said So 10 85.1 5 Dan in Real Life 6 91.17
5 Blades of Glory 10 80.9 6 Transformer 6 89.83
5 Chuck and Larry 10 79.3 7 Superbad 7 89.57
8 American Gangster 9 87.1 8 Bourne Idenity 12 89.33
8 Charlie Wilson's War 9 89.2 9 Charlie Wilson's War 9 89.22
8 Music Lyrics 9 86.2 10 Georgia Rule 7 89.00
8 There Will Be Blood # 9 81.2 11 Reign Over Me 8 88.88
12 Brave One, The 8 86.6 12 No Country for Old Men # 7 88.86
12 Evening 8 87.0 13 Daddy's Little Girls 5 88.80
12 Lucky You 8 86.5 14 Mighty Heart, A 6 87.83
12 Michael Clayton # 8 87.4 15 I am Legend 5 87.60
12 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 8 82.3 16 Simpsons Movie, The 7 87.43
12 Reign Over Me 8 88.9 17 Michael Clayton # 8 87.38
18 Ten Movies 7 18 Into the Wild 5 87.20
  19 Waitress 6 87.17
  20 American Gangster 9 87.11
   
   
   
# - Up for Best Picture  
TEN WORST MOVIES OF THE YEAR PER
RATINGS OF FIVE MOVIES NOMINATED FOR BEST PICTURE OUR RATERS - (SEEN AT LEAST 5 TIMES) # AVG
# AVG PL TITLE RATING RATING
PL TITLE RATING RATING 1 Blades of Glory 10.00 80.90
1 Juno # 12 92.7 2 There Will Be Blood # 9.00 81.22
2 No Country for Old Men # 7 88.9 3 Hairspray 5.00 82.00
3 Michael Clayton # 8 87.4 3 Nanny Diaries, The 5.00 82.00
4 Atonement # 6 86.67 5 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 8.00 82.25
5 There Will Be Blood # 9 81.2 6 300 7.00 82.57
7 Norbit 6.00 82.67
8 Hoax, The 5.00 83.00
9 Heartbreak Kid 7.00 83.43
10 Chuck and Larry 10.00 83.60
TOP FIVE MOVIES BY ALL 12 RATERS (HONOR ROLL) THAT SAW AT LEAST 20 MOVIES: (# rated in parenthesis)  
  AVG AVG
RATINGS RATING RATINGS RATING
Andrew Coates 26 Andrew Hazlewood 30
1 Grindhouse 98 1 Superbad 99
2 Ocean 13 93 2 Dan in Real Life 97
2 Hot Fuzz 93 3 Juno # 96
4 Superbad 92 4 Knocked Up 95
4 Knocked Up 92 4 28 Weeks Later 95
 
Virginia Hazlewood 30 Betty Huckaba 38
1 Juno # 95 1 Freedom Writers 95
1 Charlie Wilson's War 95 2 Great Debaters 92
3 Knocked Up 93 3 Dan in Real Life 89
3 Transformer 93 3 Bee Movie 89
3 I am Legend 93 3 Wild Hogs 89
3 Talk to Me 93 3 No Reservations 89
 
Bill Huckaba 38 Mike Juarez 49
1 Freedom Writers 93 1 There Will Be Blood # 95
2 Great Debaters 91 2 No Country for Old Men # 92
3 11 Movies 89 2 Juno # 92
  2 Georgia Rule 92
Luis Melo 21 2 August Rush 92
1 American Gangster 95 2 Michael Clayton # 92
2 Bourne Idenity 94 2 Knocked Up 92
3 Juno # 93  
4 Brave One, The 92 Bonnie Shaffstall 27
5 Atonement # 91 1 Sicko 99
5 Sicko 91 2 Amazing Grace 98
  3 7 movies 95
Jerry Slagle 28  
1 Juno # 99 Melissa Slagle 26
2 Die Hard 90 1 Juno # 95
2 Superbad 90 2 Bourne Idenity 90
2 Life Free or Die Hard 90 3 Michael Clayton # 89
5 Michael Clayton # 89 3 Lucky You 89
5 Ocean 13 89 5 4 movies 88
   
Nelson Slagle 101 Amy Stockard 42
1 Freedom Writers 93 1 Great Debaters 95
2 Daddy's Little Girls 91 1 Sicko 95
3 Gracie 90 1 Into the Wild 95
3 Great Debaters 90 1 Alps, The 95
3 Black Book 90 5 4 movies 90
3 Hitman 90  
 
Kristin Stoub 48
1 Freedom Writers 96
2 Ultimate Gift, The 95
3 Great Debaters 94
4 Wild Hogs 92
4 Pride 92
   
2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
2006 Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings Ratings
Place TOP TEN MOVIE RATERS (if top 10) (if top 10) (if top 10) (if top 10) (if top 10) (if top 10) (if top 10)
1 Nelson Slagle 101 103 108 108 104 104 113
2 Mike Juarez 49 33 30 51 40 38
3 Kristen Stoub 48 39
4 Amy Stockard 41 44 38 32
5 Betty Huckaba 38 32 32 33 33
5 Bill Huckaba 38 32 31 34 33
7 Virginia 'Gaeta' Hazelwood 29 41 55 56
7 Andrew Hazelwood 29 40 39 60 66
9 Jerry Slagle 28 21
10 Bonnie Shaffstall 27
Tammy Slagle   23
Bonnie Shaffstall   21 31
Jeff Robinette 42 63
Anne Marie Benson   37
Andrew Coates 35 55 55
Luis Melo 36
Jean Raymoure    
Jon Stapp 38 73 44 61
John Slagle 34 40
Gale Slagle 31 36