55 million Flixster users rate Avatar best movie of 2009

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

The war of the social networking sites rages on! We've already told you that Moviefone users rated New Moon the best film of the year, and it was also the film most discussed on Facebook, while Twitter users couldn't stop tweeting about Harry Potter.

Now it's Flixster's turn to chime in, and based on more than 55 million moviegoer ratings given to each of 150 wide releases, the winner is—James Cameron's Avatar.

"It may be true that you can't please everybody, but Avatar comes about as close as you can get," said Steve Polsky, president and COO of Flixster.

According to Flixster users, the 10 best movies of 2009 were:

1. Avatar (92% positive)

2. Star Trek (91%)

3. The Blind Side (90%)

4. Up in the Air (88%)

5. Inglourious Basterds (87%)

6. The Hangover (87%)

7. Zombieland (87%)

8. Up (86%)

9. Michael Jackson's This Is It (85%)

10. Taken and I Can Do Bad All by Myself (tie, 83%)

On the other hand, the year's lowest-rated movies were: Whiteout (35%); Year One (32%); Dragonball Evolution (30%); Streetfighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (30%); and Transylmania (25%).

Which movies did you think were the best and worst of 2009?

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