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(The list is subject to alter as I view more films which I missed in theaters).
 
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01. Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, USA)
02. The Pianist (Roma Polanski, Poland, UK)
03. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Peter Jackson, New Zealand)
04. Minority Report (Steven Spielberg, USA)
05. Signs ( M. Night Shyamalan, USA)
06. Catch Me If You Can (Steven Spielberg, USA)
07. The Eye (Jian Gui) (Pang brothers, Hong Kong)
08. Road to Perdition (Sam Mendes, USA)
09. Solaris (Steven Soderbergh, USA)
10. The Ring (Gore Verbinski, USA)
11. Frailty (Bill Paxton, USA)
12. Spider-Man (Sam Raimi, USA)
13. Ice Age (Carlos Saldanha, USA)
14. Red Dragon (Brett Ratner, USA)
 
Notable films that I missed: The 25th Hour, Adaptation, About Schmidt, Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner, Far From Heaven, Gangs of New York, The Hours, Insomnia, Talk to Her.
 
Worth a viewing: Eight-Legged Freaks, We Were Soldiers, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones.  
 
Worst films: Men in Black II, Bad Company, xXx, Windtalkers, The Sum of All Fears, The Scorpion King, Resident Evil, Jason X, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Extreme Ops, Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course, Die Another Day, Spy Kids 2.