Best Films Of 2011 So Far: The Unexpectedly Good Ones

At its halfway point, 2011 has seen a number of blockbusters already -- think "Bridesmaids," "Hangover II," "X-Men" -- but it's also seen a range of more quiet films that have moved us, without being laugh-out-loud funny or gimmicky.

Here are our picks for those films that gave us more than we were bargaining for when we entered the theater. Give us your picks for the unexpectedly good films of the year in the comments.

2011's Unexpectedly Good Movies