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Your Favorite films of the year by year.


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#1 of 25 OFFLINE   Brian Lawrence

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Posted November 23 2003 - 06:59 PM

I thought this might be an interesting twist on the traditional Favorite/Best movie polls, Rather than a standard Top 10 of alltime, I thought it would be more interesting to see a list of what everyones favorite film is for each year dating back however far one chooses. Posted Image

My list


30- All Quiet on the Western Front
31- City Lights
32- Horse Feathers
33- King Kong
34- L' Atalante
35- Top Hat
36- San Francisco
37- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
38- Bringing Up Baby
39- Gone with the Wind
40- Pinocchio
41- Sullivan's Travels
42- Casablanca
43- Song of Bernadette
44- Double Indemnity
45- Mildred Pierce
46- It's a Wonderful Life
47- Ghost and Mrs. Muir
48- Bicycle Thief
49- Orphée
50- Harvey
51- Day the Earth Stood Still
52- Umberto D.
53- Naked Spur, The
54- Dial M for Murder
55- Smiles of a Summer Night
56- Forbidden Planet
57- Nights of Cabiria
58- Hidden Fortress
59- North by Northwest
60- House of Usher
61- Through a Glass Darkly
62- To Kill a Mockingbird
63- From Russia with Love
64- My Fair Lady
65- For a Few Dollars More
66- Persona
67- Jungle Book
68- Night of the Living Dead
69- Andrei Rublev
70- Claire's Knee
71- Last Picture Show
72- Cries & Whispers
73- Aguirre: Wrath of God
74- Texas Chainsaw Massacre
75- Picnic at Hanging Rock
76- Network
77- Star Wars
78- Halloween
79- Manhattan
80- Empire Strikes Back
81- Road Warrior
82- Blade Runner
83- Terms of Endearment
84- Blood Simple
85- Anne of Green Gables
86- Aliens
87- Housekeeping
88- Accidental Tourist
89- Lonesome Dove
90- An Angel at My Table
91- Double Life of Veronique
92- Howards Ends
93- Piano, The
94- Red
95- Little Princess, A
96- Breaking the Waves
97- Eve's Bayou
98- Big Lebowski
99- Blair Witch Project
00- Virgin Suicides
01- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
02- Hours, The


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Posted November 23 2003 - 09:14 PM

Since I'm a total insomniac right now, I'm game. But I'm such a weenie about narrowing it down, I've got to do top 3 for each year (even that was hard for some years).

71: A Clockwork Orange (runner-up: Harold and Maude / 3rd: Bananas)

72: The Godfather (runner-up: Cries and Whispers / 3rd: Deliverance)

73: Sleeper (runner-up: Aguirre, The Wrath of God / 3rd: Scenes from a Marriage)

74: Young Frankenstein (runner-up: The Godfather, Part II / 3rd: A Woman Under the Influence)

75: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (runner-up: Monty Python & the Holy Grail / 3rd: Love and Death)

76: Taxi Driver (runner-up: Network / 3rd: Carrie)

77: Eraserhead (runner-up: Star Wars / 3rd: Annie Hall)

78: Midnight Express (runner-up: Halloween / 3rd: Autumn Sonata)

79: All That Jazz (runner-up: Alien / 3rd: Apocalypse Now)

80: The Empire Strikes Back (runner-up: Airplane! / 3rd: The Shining)

81: Raiders of the Lost Ark (runner-up: Polyester / 3rd: Escape from New York)

82: Pink Floyd The Wall (runner-up: Blade Runner / 3rd: Fitzcarraldo)

83: Zelig (runner-up: The King of Comedy / 3rd: Return of the Jedi)

84: El Norte (runner-up: Amadeus / 3rd: This is Spinal Tap)

85: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (runner-up: Ran / 3rd: Brazil)

86: Blue Velvet (runner-up: River's Edge / 3rd: Hannah and her Sisters)

87: Raising Arizona (runner-up: Swimming to Cambodia / 3rd: Wings of Desire)

88: Tapeheads (runner-up: Drowning by Numbers / 3rd: Midnight Run)

89: Drugstore Cowboy (runner-up: Crimes and Misdemeanors / 3rd: The Killer)

90: Goodfellas (runner-up: House Party / 3rd: La Femme Nikita)

91: Silence of the Lambs (runner-up: Defending Your Life / 3rd: Terminator 2)

92: Glengarry Glen Ross (runner-up: Husbands and Wives / 3rd: Monster in a Box)

93: The Scent of Green Papaya (runner-up: Madadayo / 3rd: Schindler's List)

94: Vive L'Amour (runner-up: Bullets Over Broadway / 3rd: Pulp Fiction)

95: Safe (runner-up: Cyclo / 3rd: Welcome to the Dollhouse)

96: Fargo (runner-up: Waiting for Guffman / 3rd: Bottle Rocket)

97: Princess Mononoke (runner-up: Boogie Nights / 3rd: The River)

98: The Hole (runner-up: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas / 3rd: Rushmore)

99: American Movie (runner-up: Toy Story 2 / 3rd: Boys Don't Cry)

00: The Vertical Ray of the Sun (runner-up: Dancer in the Dark / 3rd: Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon)

01: The Fellowship of the Ring (runner-up: The Royal Tenenbaums / 3rd: What Time Is It There?)

02: The Two Towers (runner-up: Catch Me If You Can / 3rd: About a Boy)

03: Return of the King * (runner-up: Kill Bill Vol. 1 / 3rd: Lost in Translation)


* I just know, okay?

#3 of 25 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted November 24 2003 - 12:43 AM

Well this is off the top of my head, so I might have some other choices I'm forgetting about in certain years. Anyway,

1921The Kid
1922Robin Hood
1923Safety Last
1924Sherlock, Jr.
1925The Gold Rush
1926The Lodger
1927Metropolis
1928The Circus
1929Blackmail
1930Murder
1931M
1932Trouble in Paradise
1933Duck Soup
1934The Thin Man
1935The 39 Steps
1936Modern Times
1937Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs
1938The Lady Vanishes
1939The Wizard of Oz
1940The Philadelphia Story
1941Citizen Kane
1942Casablanca
1943Shadow of a Doubt
1944Double Indemnity
1945Open City
1946The Big Sleep
1947It's a Wonderful Life
1948Sorry, Wrong Number
1949Adam's Rib
1950Harvey
1951The African Queen
1952High Noon
1953Stalag 17
1954Rear Window
1955The Seven Year Itch
1956The Court Jester
1957The Bridge on the River Kwai
1958Vertigo
1959North by Northwest
1960The Apartment
1961West Side Story
1962The Manchurian Candidate
1963Charade
1964Dr. Strangelove
1965The Sound of Music
1966The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
1967The Graduate
19682001
1969Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
1970Mash
1971The French Connection
1972The Godfather
1973The Sting
1974The Godfather, Part 2
1975Jaws
1976Rocky
1977Star Wars
1978Animal House
1979Time After Time
1980The Empire Strikes Back
1981Raiders of the Lost Ark
1982E.T.
1983Return of the Jedi
1984The Terminator
1985Back to the Future
1986Aliens
1987Planes, Trains & Automobiles
1988Die Hard
1989Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade
1990Goodfellas
1991Terminator 2
1992Unforgiven
1993Groundhog Day
1994Forrest Gump
1995Toy Story
1996The Rock
1997L.A. Confidential
1998A Bug's Life
1999Toy Story 2
2000Meet the Parents
2001The Fellowship of the Ring
2002The Two Towers
2003Finding Nemo
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Posted November 24 2003 - 01:02 AM

Finally another person who appreciates the underrated Drugstore Cowboy - one of my favorites.

Im just gonna go from the 79 and up.....

79 Apocalypse Now
80 Raging Bull
81 Raiders Of The Lost Ark
82
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84 Amadeus
85 Ran
86 Platoon
87 Last Emperor
88
89 Born On The Fourth Of July/Drugstore Cowboy (Tie-cant pick)
90 Goodfellas
91 JFK
92 Malcolm X
93 Schindlers List
94 Ed Wood
95 Nixon,Dead Man Walking, Leaving Las Vegas (What a great year for movies)
96 Bound
97 Fargo
98 A Simple Plan
99 The Insider
00 Requiem For A Dream
01 Memento
02 Black Hawk Down/The Pianist (undecided)

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Posted November 24 2003 - 02:36 AM

2003 - ??? (I think I'll like the Looney Tunes movie and Return of the King)

2002 - The Two Towers

2001 - Tie between Moulin Rouge! and The Fellowship of the Ring

2000 - Shadow of the Vampire

1999 - The Phantom Menace

1998 - The Big Lebowski

1997 - Liar Liar

1996 - Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1995 - Apollo 13

1994 - The Shawshank Redemption

1993 - Groundhog Day

1992 - n/a

1991 - Terminator 2: Judgement Day

1990 - Goodfellas

1989 - Tie between Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, UHF, and The Abyss

1988 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit

1987 - Full Metal Jacket

1986 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

1985 - Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

1984 - Amadeus

1983 - A Christmas Story

1982 - Poltergeist

1981 - Raiders of the Lost Ark

1980 - Tie between The Blues Brothers, The Shining, The Elephant Man, and The Empire Strikes Back.

1979 - Tie between Being There and Apocalypse Now

1978 - Superman: The Movie

1977 - Star Wars

1976 - n/a for the time being

1975 - Tie between Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Jaws

1974 - Tie between Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, and The Godfather Part II

1973 - The Day of the Jackal

1972 - Tie between The Godfather and Deliverance

1971 - Tie between Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, A Clockwork Orange, Dirty Harry, Bananas, and Macbeth (Polanski).

1970 - Patton

1969 - n/a for the time being

1968 - Tie between 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Producers.

1967 - Tie between Bonnie and Clyde and Magical Mystery Tour

1966 - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

1965 - Tie between Doctor Zhivago and Help!

1964 - Tie between Goldfinger, Dr. Strangelove, My Fair Lady, and A Hard Day's Night

1963 - Tie between 8 1/2, It's A Mad^4 World, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, and The Haunting

1962 - Lawrence of Arabia

1961 - West Side Story

1960 - Psycho

1959 - Tie between Ben-Hur, North By Northwest, and Some Like It Hot

1958 - Vertigo

1957 - The Bridge on the River Kwai

1956 - Tie between Around the World in Eighty Day and The Court Jester

1955 - Les Diaboliques

1954 - Tie between Rear Window and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

1953 - n/a for the time being

1952 - Singin' in the Rain

1951 - The Thing, An American in Paris, Strangers on a Train, and A Streetcar Named Desire.

1950 - Sunset Blvd and Harvey

1949 - n/a for the time being

1948 - Rope

1947 - n/a for the time being

1946 - Tie between Notorious and It's A Wonderful Life

1945 - n/a

1944 - Arsenic and Old Lace

1943 - Phantom of the Opera

1942 - Tie between Yankee Doodle Dandy, Spy Smasher, and Casablanca

1941 - Tie between Dumbo, Citizen Kane, The Maltese Falcon, Sullivan's Travels, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith

1940 - Fantasia, The Great Dictator and The Bank Dick

1939 - Tie between Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Stagecoach, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1938 - The Adventures of Robin Hood

1937 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

1936 - Flash Gordon (first serial), The Milky Way and Modern Times

1935 - Bride of Frankenstein

1934 - The Thin Man, It Happened One Night, The Cat's Paw, and The Black Cat

1933 - Duck Soup, King Kong, and The Invisible Man

1932 - The Mummy, Pack Up Your Troubles, Freaks, and Vampyr

1931 - Dracula, Frankenstein, Dracula (spanish), City Lights, and M.

1930 - All Quiet on the Western Front

1929 - Un chein andalou and Big Business

1928 - The Circus, The Cameraman, Speedy, and The Passion of Joan of Arc

1927 - Metropolis, The Unknown, Sunrise, Napoleon, and The General

1926 - The Strong Man

1925 - Greed, Phantom of the Opera, Ben-Hur, The Freshman, Seven Chances, and Battleship Potemkin

1924 - Sherlock Jr., He Who Gets Slapped, Girl Shy

1923 - Safety Last

1922 - Cops

1921 - The Playhouse

1920 - The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

pre-1920 - Intolerance, The Great Train Robbery, Little Nemo, A Trip to the Moon, and Gertie the Dinosaur.

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Posted November 24 2003 - 04:43 AM

Patrick,

You listed 6 movies for 1925 and the Gold Rush wasn't one of them? I've had people disagree with me that it's the best silent film ever made, but I never before heard anyone say there were 6 better silent films just in that one year. Posted Image
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Posted November 24 2003 - 05:17 AM

George

I see you have Best Picture Academy Award winner Unforgiven for your 1992 pick. Posted Image

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Posted November 24 2003 - 05:59 AM

Well it was off the top of my head. And Unforgiven was a great movie, and not at all a bad choice (surprisingly). But I guess I'd replace it with Aladdin (which has become retrospectively bashed quite a bit around here, but remains one of the best of the Disney films, IMO).
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Posted November 24 2003 - 07:45 AM

I'll probably expand this list later. For now, the cutoff point is 1977.

Now I've gone all the way back to 1931. I had to leave a lot of years blank, because honestly, I just haven't seen any noteworthy films from those years yet. Hopefully, some of those blanks will be filled over the next few months.

2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
2003: Love Actually The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2001: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
1999: Toy Story 2
1998: Saving Private Ryan
1997: Titanic
1996: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
1995: Braveheart
1994: The Lion King
1993: Jurassic Park Schindler's List
1992: Unforgiven
1991: Beauty and the Beast
1990: Back to the Future Part III
1989: The Little Mermaid
1988: Who Framed Roger Rabbit Grave of the Fireflies
1987: Empire of the Sun
1986: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
1985: Back to the Future
1984: Amadeus
1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1982: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark
1980: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1979: The Muppet Movie
1978: Superman: The Movie
1977: (tie) Close Encounters of the Third Kind + Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1976: The Outlaw Josey Wales
1975: Jaws
1974: The Godfather Part II
1973: American Graffiti
1972:
1971: Duel
1970:
1969: On Her Majesty's Secret Service
1968: 2001: A Space Odyssey
1967: The Jungle Book
1966: Batman: The Movie Posted Image
1965: Thunderball
1964: Mary Poppins
1963: The Birds
1962: Lawrence of Arabia
1961: The Parent Trap
1960: Spartacus
1959: North by Northwest
1958:
1957: 12 Angry Men
1956: The Ten Commandments
1955: Lady and the Tramp
1954: On the Waterfront
1953: Peter Pan
1952:
1951: Strangers on a Train
1950: Cinderella
1949:
1948:
1947:
1946: Notorious
1945: Spellbound
1944: Lifeboat
1943:
1942: Bambi
1941: Citizen Kane
1940: (tie) Fantasia + Pinocchio
1939:
1938: The Adventures of Robin Hood
1937: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
1936:
1935:
1934:
1933: King Kong
1932: The Mummy
1931: Frankenstein
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Posted November 24 2003 - 08:29 AM

Cool topic Brian, but I found it nearly impossible to pick just one favorite for each year.


1930 - Animal Crackers
1931 - Frankenstein/ Monkey Business
1932 - Scarface/ Horse Feathers
1933 - King Kong/ Duck Soup
1934 - It Happened One Night
1935 - Bride of Frankenstein/ Night at the Opera
1936 - Things to Come
1937 - Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs
1938 - Adventures of Robin Hood
1939 - Gone With the Wind

1940 - Fantasia/ Pinocchio/ Rebecca
1941 - Citizen Kane
1942 - Casablanca
1943 - Shadow of a Doubt
1944 - Henry V
1945 - Spellbound
1946 - Notorious/ It's a Wonderful Life
1947 - The Ghost and Mrs.Muir
1948 - Red River
1949 - On the Town

1950 - Cinderella/ Harvey
1951 - An American in Paris/ The Day the Earth Stood Still/ The Thing
1952 - Singin' in the Rain
1953 - The Band Wagon/ The War of the Worlds
1954 - Rear Window/ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
1955 - It's Always Fair Weather/ This Island Earth
1956 - Forbidden Planet/ The Ten Commandments
1957 - Bridge on the River Kwai/ Gunfight at the OK Corral
1958 - Vertigo/ The Big Country/ Night of the Demon/ Dracula
1959 - Ben-Hur/ Some Like it Hot/ North by Northwest/ Rio Bravo

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Posted November 24 2003 - 08:40 AM

It was almost impossible to settle on one film in any given year. If you just *have* to have my top pick the leftmost pick per year is the top choice. I chose to stop at 1938 as I haven't seen that many titles prior to that year.

2002 25th Hour / LOTR: TTT
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence / Mulholland Dr. / LOTR: FOTR
2000 Almost Famous / Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

1999 Magnolia / The Matrix / Eyes Wide Shut
1998 The Horse Whisperer / Gods and Monsters / Dark City / Elizabeth
1997 The Sweet Hereafter / Eve's Bayou / L.A. Confidential / Boogie Nights
1996 The English Patient / Lone Star / Microcosmos
1995 Sense and Sensibility / A Little Princess
1994 Three Colors: Red / Pulp Fiction / The Shawshank Redemption
1993 The Piano / Three Colors: Blue / Schindler's List
1992 Unforgiven / One False Move / The Last of the Mohicans / A River Runs Through It
1991 Grand Canyon / Raise the Red Lantern / Flirting
1990 Miller's Crossing / Goodfellas

1989 Say Anything / Field of Dreams / Do The Right Thing
1988 Grave of the Fireflies / Tucker: The Man and His Dream / A Fish Called Wanda
1987 Wings of Desire / The Last Emperor / Angel Heart
1986 Blue Velvet / Platoon / Salvador
1985 Ran / The Quiet Earth / Brazil
1984 Blood Simple / The Killing Fields / The Natural
1983 The Right Stuff / Tender Mercies / A Christmas Story
1982 Blade Runner / The Verdict / Diner
1981 Chariots of Fire / Raiders of the Lost Ark
1980 Raging Bull / The Elephant Man

1979 Apocalypse Now / Being There
1978 Coming Home / The Deerhunter / Superman
1977 Star Wars / Annie Hall
1976 Taxi Driver / Marathon Man / Network
1975 Jaws / Monty Python and the Holy Grail / Smile
1974 Chinatown / The Conversation / Godfather Pt. II
1973 The Sting / Mean Streets / Papillon / Paper Moon
1972 The Godfather / Solaris / Un Flic / Deliverance
1971 A Clockwork Orange / The Last Picture Show / Get Carter / Dirty Harry
1970 MASH / Little Big Man / Colossus: The Forbin Project

1969 The Wild Bunch / Midnight Cowboy
1968 2001: A Space Odyssey / Once Upon A Time In The West
1967 Cool Hand Luke / In Cold Blood / Bedazzled
1966 The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly / Seconds / Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1965 The Flight of the Phoenix / The Sound of Music
1964 Dr. Strangelove / Goldfinger / A Hard Day's Night
1963 Hud / The Haunting / 8 1/2
1962 Lawrence of Arabia / To Kill A Mockingbird
1961 The Hustler / Last Year at Marienbad
1960 Spartacus / Breathless

1959 Some Like It Hot / Ben-Hur / North By Northwest
1958 Vertigo / The Big Country / Touch of Evil
1957 Paths of Glory / The Bridge on the River Kwai / Sweet Smell of Success
1956 The Searchers / Invasion of the Body Snatchers / The Ten Commandments
1955 The Night of the Hunter / Mister Roberts / Bob le Flambeur
1954 Seven Samurai / Rear Window / On the Waterfront / Them!
1953 The Big Heat / Roman Holiday / From Here to Eternity
1952 Singin' In The Rain / High Noon
1951 The Day The Earth Stood Still / The African Queen / An American In Paris
1950 In A Lonely Place / Harvey / Sunset Blvd. / Rashomon

1949 The Third Man / The Set-Up / Twelve O'Clock High
1948 Force of Evil / The Treasure of the Sierra Madre / Red River / Unfaithfully Yours
1947 Out of the Past / Black Narcissus / Kiss of Death
1946 Gilda / It's A Wonderful Life / Notorious / The Big Sleep
1945 Mildred Pierce / Brief Encounter / Scarlet Street
1944 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek / Double Indemnity / Laura / Murder, My Sweet
1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp / The Ox-Bow Incident
1942 Casablanca / The Magnificent Ambersons / To Be Or Not To Be
1941 Citizen Kane / Sullivan's Travels / The Devil and Daniel Webster / The Maltese Falcon
1940 Rebecca / The Philadelphia Story / Pinocchio / His Girl Friday

1939 Rules of the Game / Mr. Smith Goes to Washington / Wuthering Heights / Wizard of Oz
1938 Bringing Up Baby / The Adventures of Robin Hood / The Lady Vanishes

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Posted November 24 2003 - 09:07 AM

Of course this is just pretty much a guess—I’m not that big on ‘best’. Plus I am sure that I did not even think of a good many candidates for each year.


1915.Birth of a Nation
1916.Intolerance
1917.Coney Island
1918.Shoulder Arms
1919.Broken Blossoms
1920.The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
1921.Haxan
1922.Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horrors
1923.Safety Last
1924.Sherlock Jr.
1925.The Gold Rush
1926.The Black Pirate
1927.Metropolis
1928.The Passion of Joan of Arc
1929.Un chein andalou
1930.All Quiet on the Western Fron
1931.M
1932.I Was Born But…
1933.Duck Soup
1934.It Happened One Night
1935.Bride of Frankenstein
1936.Modern Times
1937.Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
1938.Grand Illusion
1939.The Wizard of Oz
1940.The Shop Around the Corner
1941.Citizen Kane
1942.The Palm Beach Story
1943.Day of Wrath
1944.Henry V
1945.Children of Paradise
1946.Beauty and the Beast
1947.Black Narcissus
1948.The Red Shoes
1949.The Third Man
1950.Sunset Blvd.
1951.A Streetcar Named Desire
1952.Ikiru
1953.Tokyo Story
1954.Seven Samurai
1955.Ordet
1956.All That Heaven Allows
1957.Wild Strawberries
1958.Vertigo
1959.The 400 Blows
1960.L’Avventura
1961.West Side Story
1962.My Life to Live
1963.8 1/2
1964.Dr. Strangelove
1965.Pierrot le fou
1966.Andrei Rublev
1967.Playtime
1968.2001: A Space Odyssey
1969.The Wild Bunch
1970.The Red Circle
1971.The French Connection
1972.The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
1973.Aguirre: The Wrath of God
1974.The Godfather, Part II
1975.Salò
1976.Taxi Driver
1977.That Obscure Object of Desire
1978.Tree of the Wooden Clogs
1979.Manhattan
1980.The Empire Strikes Back
1981.Raiders of the Lost Ark
1982.The Year of Living Dangerously
1983.The Right Stuff
1984.Amadeus
1985.Ran
1986.Aliens
1987.Full Metal Jacket
1988.The Last Temptation of Christ
1989.Do the Right Thing
1990.Goodfellas
1991.Raise the Red Lantern
1992.Unforgiven
1993.The Age of Innocence
1994.Chungking Express
1995.Babe
1996.Fargo
1997.Boogie Nights
1998.The Thin Red Line
1999.Eyes Wide Shut
2000.Yi Yi
2001.The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2002.The Pianist
Mystic River (so far)
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Posted November 24 2003 - 11:08 AM

2003: American Splendor
2002: Road to Perdition
2001: Memento
2000: Billy Elliot
1999: The Green Mile
1998: A Simple Plan
1997: L.A. Confidential
1996: Fargo
1995: Smoke
1994: The Shawshank Redemption
1993: Rudy
1992: A Midnight Clear
1991: Boyz N the Hood
1990: Awakenings
1989: Field of Dreams
1988: Dominick & Eugene

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Posted November 24 2003 - 12:14 PM

My list continued...

70: Five Easy Pieces (runner-up: Joe / 3rd: Dodes-kaden)

69: Easy Rider (runner-up: Sorrow and the Pity / 3rd: Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid)

68: 2001 A Space Odyssey (runner-up: Yellow Submarine / 3rd: Night of the Living Dead)

67: The Graduate (runner-up: Branded to Kill / 3rd: Bonnie and Clyde)

66: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (runner-up: How to Steal a Million / 3rd: Batman)

65: Red Beard (runner-up: Thunderball)

64: Dr. Strangelove (runner-up: Goldfinger / 3rd: Kwaidan)

63: The Birds (runner-up: Winter Light / 3rd: An Actor's Revenge)

62: Sanjuro (runner-up: To Kill a Mockingbird / 3rd: Lolita)

61: Yojimbo (runner-up: Through a Glass Darkly / 3rd: Breakfast at Tiffany's)

60: L'Avventura (runner-up: The Time Machine / 3rd: Psycho)

59: North by Northwest (runner-up: Black Orpheus / 3rd: Some Like It Hot)

58: Vertigo (runner-up: The Hidden Fortress / 3rd: Touch of Evil)

57: The Seventh Seal (runner-up: Wild Strawberries / 3rd: Throne of Blood)

56: Forbidden Planet (runner-up: The Killing / 3rd: The Man Who Knew Too Much)

55: Night of the Hunter (runner-up: The Trouble With Harry / 3rd: Diabolique)

54: Seven Samurai (runner-up: Rear Window / 3rd: Sabrina)

53: haven't seen any 1953 films worth mentioning

52: Ikiru (runner-up: Singin' in the Rain)

51: Strangers on a Train

50: Rashomon

49: The Third Man

48: Rope

47: haven't seen any 1947 films worth mentioning

46: It's a Wonderful Life (runner-up: La Belle et la Bete / 3rd: Notorious)

45: Brief Encounter (runner-up: Les Dames du Bois des Boulogne)

44: Gaslight (runner-up: Arsenic and Old Lace / 3rd: Lifeboat)

43: Shadow of a Doubt (runner-up: Day of Wrath)

42: Casablanca

41: Citizen Kane

40: Rebecca (runner-up: Fantasia / 3rd: Foreign Correspondent)

39: The Wizard of Oz (runner-up: La Regle du Jeu / 3rd: Mr. Smith Goes to Washingtom)

38: You Can't Take It With You (runner-up: The Lady Vanishes)

37: Young and Innocent (runner-up: Snow White)

36: My Man Godfrey (runner-up: Une Partie de Campagne / 3rd: Sabotage)

35: The 39 Steps

34: It Happened One Night (runner-up: L'Atalante)

33: Duck Soup (runner-up: Liebelei / 3rd: King Kong)

32: Horse Feathers

31: Monkey Business (runner-up: La Chienne)

30: Animal Crackers (runner-up: L'Age d'Or)

29: The Man with the Movie Camera (runner-up: The Cocoanuts)

28: The Passion of Joan of Arc

27: Metropolis (runner-up: The General)

#15 of 25 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted November 24 2003 - 01:06 PM

These are my favorite movies of each year, not best of, big difference.
There are quite a few guilty pleasure favorites here too.Posted Image
A top ten of each year would be the best way to go, but would take up a lot of space, or maybe year by year threads?

1960 - Spartacus/ Psycho/ The Magnificent Seven
1961 - El Cid/ West Side Story/ The Innocents
1962 - Lawrence of Arabia/ Dr.No
1963 - The Great Escape/ The Birds/ Jason and the Argonauts/ From Russia With Love
1964 - Goldfinger/ Dr.Strangelove/ A Fistful of Dollars
1965 - Thunderball/ For a Few Dollars More/ Doctor Zhivago
1966 - The Good the Bad and the Ugly
1967 - You Only Live Twice/ The Dirty Dozen
1968 - 2001 A Space Odyssey/ Planet of the Apes/ Once Upon a Time in the West/ The Devil Rides Out
1969 - On Her Majesty's Secret Service/ Battle of Britain/ Where Eagles Dare

1970 - Patton
1971 - The French Connection/ Dirty Harry/ Diamonds are Forever
1972 - The Godfather
1973 - The Exorcist/ Enter the Dragon
1974 - The Godfather P.II/ The Towering Inferno/ Blazing Saddles
1975 - Jaws/ Monty Python and the Holy Grail/ The Wind and the Lion/ Young Frankenstein
1976 - Taxi Driver/ The Omen
1977 - Star Wars/ Close Encounters/ The Spy Who Loved Me
1978 - Superman the Movie/ Animal House
1979 - Alien/ Apocalypse Now/ Star Trek The Motion Picture

1980 - The Empire Strikes Back/ The Shining
1981 - Raiders of the Lost Ark/ Superman II
1982 - Blade Runner/ Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan/ Tron/ Conan the Barbarian/ The Thing
1983 - Return of the Jedi/ The Right Stuff/ Scarface
1984 - Dune/ Ghostbusters/ Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom/ The Terminator
1985 - Back to the Future/ Brazil/ Legend/ Young Sherlock Holmes
1986 - Aliens/ The Fly/ Platoon/ Ferris Bueller's Day Off
1987 - Robocop/ Predator/ The Living Daylights/ The Untouchables/ The Wings of Honneamise
1988 - Akira/ Who Framed Roger Rabbit/ Die Hard
1989 - The Abyss/ Glory/ Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade/ The Little Mermaid

1990 - Goodfellas/ Dances With Wolves/ Total Recall
1991 - Terminator 2/ Beauty and the Beast/ Silence of the Lambs/ Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country
1992 - Unforgiven/ Aladdin/ Batman Returns
1993 - Jurassic Park/ Tombstone/ Ninja Scroll/
1994 - Pulp Fiction/ The Lion King
1995 - Goldeneye/ Toy Story/ Ghost in the Shell
1996 - Star Trek-First Contact/ Independence Day/ Hunchback of Notre Dame/ The Rock
1997 - Starship Troopers/ Tomorrow Never Dies/ Titanic/ LA Confidential/ Face Off/ Con-Air
1998 - Saving Private Ryan/ Armageddon/ Antz/ A Bug's Life/ Mulan
1999 - The Matrix/ The Mummy/ The Phantom Menace/ Three Kings/ Toy Story 2/ Tarzan

2000 - Gladiator/ Vampire Hunter D-Bloodlust/ X-Men/ Dinosaur
2001 - Lord of the Rings I-The Fellowship of the Ring/ Shrek/ Final Fantasy-The Spirits Within/ Spirited Away/ Metropolis
2002 - Lord of the Rings II-The Two Towers/ Die Another Day/ Attack of the Clones/ Minority Report
2003 - Lord of the Rings III-Return of the King/ Matrix Reloaded/ X-Men 2/ Finding Nemo

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#16 of 25 OFFLINE   Walter Kittel

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Posted November 24 2003 - 01:21 PM

F**k! How could I forget Dune (1984)? Don't answer that. Posted Image

Good one, Steve. Despite its flaws, one of my favorite guilty pleasures of all time. I must have watched this film once a month for the first 3 or 4 years after it was released to home video. Never did manage to snag the Japanese LD version, and I can't seem to recall if I had the MCA Universal widescreen LD or not.

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#17 of 25 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted November 24 2003 - 01:30 PM

Posted Image Dune is my ultimate guilty pleasure Walter. No one seems to like it, even the director. And I've watched it countless times.:b

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#18 of 25 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted November 24 2003 - 01:35 PM

George:

I've only seen the 1942 re-release of The Gold Rush. It's enjoyable, but it's not one of my favorites. My view may change when I purchase the MK2-WHV DVD of the '25 version.

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Posted November 24 2003 - 11:12 PM

Well this was extremely difficult.

I could have taken the easy route by naming a top 3-5 films per year but I went ahead and bit the bullet.


1920 - Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
1921 – Between Two Worlds
1922 - Nosferatu
1923 - Safety Last
1924 - Die Nibelungen
1925 - The Unholy Three
1926 - Faust
1927 - Metropolis
1928 - The Man Who Laughs
1929 - Blackmail
1930 - The Blue Angel
1931 - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
1932 - Scarface
1933 - King Kong
1934 - The Black Cat
1935 - Bride of Frankenstein
1936 - My Man Godfrey
1937 - The Grand Illusion
1938 - The Adventures of Robin Hood
1939 - Gunga Din
1940 - Mark of Zorro
1941 - Sullivan's Travels
1942 - Palm Beach Story
1943 - Shadow of a Doubt
1944 - Double Indemnity
1945 - The Body Snatcher
1946 - My Darling Clementine
1947 - Black Narcissus
1948 - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
1949 - White Heat
1950 - Rashomon
1951 - The Thing From Another World
1952 - Bend of the River
1953 - Naked Spur
1954 - Seven Samurai
1955 - The Ladykillers
1956 - The Searchers
1957 - The Bridge on the River Kwai
1958 - Horror of Dracula
1959 - North By Northwest
1960 - Psycho
1961 - Yojimbo
1962 - Lawrence of Arabia
1963 - From Russia With Love
1964 - Dr. Strangelove
1965 - Zatoichi and the Chess Expert
1966 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
1967 - Cool Hand Luke
1968 - Once Upon a Time in the West
1969 - The Wild Bunch
1970 - Patton
1971 - Duck, You Sucker a.k.a. Fistful of Dynamite a.k.a. Once Upon a Time The Revolution
1972 - The Godfather
1973 - Mean Streets
1974 - The Godfather: Part II
1975 - Jaws
1976 - Taxi Driver
1977 – Star Wars
1978 - Dawn of the Dead
1979 - Apocalypse Now
1980 - The Empire Strikes Back
1981 - The Road Warrior
1982 - Blade Runner
1983 - Scarface
1984 - The Terminator
1985 - Ran
1986 - Aliens
1987 - Robocop
1988 - Akira
1989 - The Killer
1990 - Goodfellas
1991 - The Silence of the Lambs
1992 - Unforgiven
1993 – Schindler’s List
1994 - Pulp Fiction
1995 - 12 Monkeys
1996 - Trainspotting
1997 - Jackie Brown
1998 - Saving Private Ryan
1999 - The Matrix
2000 - Almost Famous
2001 - Black Hawk Down
2002 - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2003 - Open Range
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Posted November 25 2003 - 01:33 AM

I've only seen the 1942 re-release of The Gold Rush.
The 1925 version is light years better.
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