The Pursuitist Editors have compiled their favorite movies of 2010. In no specific order, we present the movies that surprised, entertained and thrilled us. Here’s our popcorn worthy list of the Pursuitist Best Movies of 2010:

Banksy’s Exit Through The Gift Shop. The inside story of street art, with quite the unexpected twist.

David Fincher’s The Social Network. A Facebook movie? Really? What a surprise, especially Justin Timberlake’s performance.

Lee Unkrich’s Toy Story 3. A touching conclusion to the Toy Story franchise.

Joel Coen & Ethan Coen’s True Grit. Forget John Wayne, Jeff Bridges abides.

David O. Russell’s The Fighter. Amazing performances from Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Mark Wahlberg.

Davis Guggenheim’s Waiting for Superman. A shocking look at our education system.

Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan. After the Wrestler, Swan demonstrates that Aronofsky is on a streak.

Christopher Nolan’s Inception. A box-office hit and one of the most imaginative movies of the year.

Lisa Cholodenko’s The Kids are All Right. Annette Bening and Julianne Moore are outstanding.

Byron Howard’s Tangled. Disney still has the magic.

Tom Hooper’s The King’s Speech. Colin Firth is Oscar worthy.

Honorable mention:
The Runaways
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
The Town
Shutter Island
Knight and Day
Iron Man 2
127 Hours
Get Low
Somewhere

What were your top movies in 2010? Share in comments below!