16 Films You Won’t Believe Are Turning Ten This Year, and Where to Watch Them


Can you believe 2011 was 10 years ago? We can’t. TBH, it feels like it was the 90s was only 10 years ago, so it’s truly wild to think how much time has actually passed.

If you’re like us—bored and sitting around in lockdown—join us on a walk down memory lane as we look at all the films that had us laughing, crying and gasping in 2011.

Bad Teacher

Remember when Cameron Diaz wasn’t retired? We miss her!

This crass comedy reunited Diaz with her ex, Justin Timberlake, who she dated off and on between 2003 and 2007. The pair split on good terms, though and also worked together on Shrek the Third.

Watch it on Netflix.



Can you believe it’s been ten whole years since Kristen Wiig delivered us about a hundred iconic and quotable lines in just one scene?

Help us, we’re poor!

Watch it on Stan.


​​Captain America: The First Avenger

With Captain America now being such an integral part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s hard to believe that this film took over a decade to get off the ground.

Originally a concept way back in 1997, a copyright lawsuit stalled production until 2003, at which point the director attached to the film changed hands a number of times before finally landing with Joe Johnston.

Watch it on Disney+.


Mmmm. Remember when this was fiction? Simpler times!

Rent it on AppleTV.

Fast Five

Fast Five was a game-changer for the franchise, pivoting the series away from the original concept of street racing.

Instead, Fast Five is a full-blown heist film, and a successful one at that–at the time, it was the most successful film in the franchise.

Watch it on Foxtel.

Friends With Benefits x No Strings Attached

You simply cannot tell us that these are not the exact same film!

Even wilder, Mila Kunis starred with Natalie Portman in Black Swan the year before and then went on to marry her former That 70s Show co-star Ashton Kutcher in 2015.

Watch Friends With Benefits on Netflix, and then compare it to No Strings Attached, also on Netflix.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

The eighth and final instalment of the Harry Potter franchise, Deathly Hallows Part 2 was the highest-grossing film of the year and is currently the 13th highest-grossing film of all time. Legends only!

Watch it on Stan.

The Help

Although both Viola Davis and Bryce Dallas Howard have spoken out against The Help in recent years, with Davis expressing dissatisfaction at the film choosing to centre the white voices of the story over the maids’, and Howard saying that she would not have starred in the film if it were made today.

Watch it on Disney+.


This slick sci-fi flick stars Bradley Cooper as a writer who unlocks the ~limitless~ potential to his brain with a pill. It also features the line “math became useful”, which—as a writer who failed maths from year 10 onwards—is honestly a mood.

Watch it on Stan.



Remember how shook we all were when Lars Von Trier robbed Kiki Dunst of her chance at an Oscar campaign by saying that he understood Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival? It’s such a shame, because it is truly one of her best films, and there are plenty to choose from!

Rent it on AppleTV.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

The fourth instalment of the Pirates franchise, On Stranger Tides sees Captain Jack Sparrow team up with Angelica (played by Penélope Cruz) to find the fountain of youth.

Watch it on Disney+.


Scream 4

As millennials, we truly could not have been more hyped for the Scream 4 release back in the day, coming 11 long years after the third instalment of the franchise.

Now, we have Scream 5 on the horizon, with a release date set for January 14th, 2022.

Rent it on Amazon.


Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan star in this intense drama about a sex addict’s carefully constructed life, which falls apart when his sister comes to stay. Also, you see Fassbender naked.

Watch it on Stan.


One of the MCU’s most beloved superheroes, Thor put our Aussie fave Chris Hemsworth on the map for good, and for that, we couldn’t be more thankful.

Watch it on Disney+.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

Remember how absolutely MASSIVE these films were? This one was no exception, as moviegoers flocked to cinemas to watch Bella and Edward tie the knot.

While we’re reminiscing, let’s also take a moment to remember Rob Pattinson’s open hatred toward the films.

Watch it on Netflix.

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