AFI's Best Movies, TV of 2009
From The Hangover to The Messenger , AFI jury chooses its faves
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 14, 2009 10:19 AM CST
Gabourey Sidibe in a scene from "Precious."   (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Anne Marie Fox)
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(Newser) – Two men—one Serious, one Single—made it into the American Film Institute’s 10th annual selections for Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and TV Programs of the Year. The top 10 films:

  • Coraline
  • The Hangover
  • The Hurt Locker
  • The Messenger
  • Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire
  • A Serious Man
  • A Single Man
  • Sugar
  • Up
  • Up in the Air

The top 10 TV programs:

  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Big Love
  • Friday Night Lights
  • Glee
  • Mad Men
  • Modern Family
  • The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency
  • Nurse Jackie
  • Party Down
  • True Blood