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Your 100 favorite English Language films of all time.


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#1 of 92 Jay E

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Posted February 13 2002 - 07:43 AM

I love to make lists and I thought that there may be some others out there who also like to do the same.

I would like to know what you 100 favorite films are (English language only - there is a thread devoted to Foreign language films already). Unlike the AFI list, there are no restrictions and no pressure to include the recognized classics. If you adore all of Pauly Shore's movies go ahead and put them in your list. Hate silent films - don't put them in. Can't stand Citizen Kane, give it the boot.

You don't have to rank the entries, I'm only interested in your list in total. If I get enough people contributing, I will track the results. Also, please present your list alphabeticaly as it will help me total the entries. Oh, and if you can only make a partial list, I'll take it but it must have at least 50 entries. Thanks!

Here's my present list (it is constantly changing):

12 Angry Men
2001, A Space Odyssey
7th Voyage of Sinbad, The
Alien
Annie Hall
Apocalypse Now
Asphalt Jungle, The
Atlantic City
Attack
Barton Fink
Black Cat, The
Blade Runner
Brazil
Bride of Frankenstein
Burn, Witch, Burn
Citizen Kane
Clockwork Orange, A
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Conversation, The
Curse of the Demon
Dead of Night
Deliverance
Devils, The
Dirty Dozen, The
Do the Right Thing
Dog Day Afternoon
Don't Look Now
Double Indemnity
Duck Soup
Exorcist, The
Fail Safe
Forbidden Planet
Gambler, The
Glengarry Glen Ross
Godfather, The
Goldfinger
Good Fellas
Good, The Bad & the Ugly, The
Graduate, The
Grapes of Wrath, The
Happiness
Haunting, The
Hustler, The
Innocents, The
It’s a Gift
It’s a Mad, Mad , Mad, Mad World
Jaws
King Kong
Lawrence of Arabia
Life is Sweet
Long Goodbye, The
Lust For Life
Maltese Falcon, The
Manchurian Candidate, The
Mean Streets
Midnight Cowboy
Mission, The
Mulholland Drive
Nashville
Night of the Hunter
Night of the Living Dead
Nutty Professor, The (Lewis)
Oliver
On the Waterfront
Once Upon a Time in the West
Parallax View, The
Paths of Glory
Peeping Tom
Planet of the Apes
Platoon
Point Blank
Pope of Greenwich Village
Psycho
Pulp Fiction
Quatermass & the Pit
Raging Bull
Rear Window
Reservoir Dogs
Rosemary’s Baby
Searchers, The
Seconds
Servant, The
Shop Around the Corner, The
Short Cuts
Sunset Boulevard
Sweet Smell of Success
Swimmer, The
Taxi Driver
Thing from Another World, The
Third Man, The
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Sir with Love
Touch of Evil
Trainspotting
Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Vertigo
White Heat
Wild Bunch, The
Woman Under the Influence, A


#2 of 92 Jack Briggs

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Posted February 13 2002 - 07:46 AM

If it looks like a poll, walks like a poll, and talks like a poll...

Good post, Jay, and it will fit in nicely at its new home!

#3 of 92 Rain

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Posted February 14 2002 - 05:52 AM

Well, not being a person who routinely constructs "Top" lists, 100 seems a bit daunting. Plus, some of my favourites are not in English.

I will offer you a top 10, taking into account ommission of non-English films:

2001: A Space Odyssey
Vertigo
The General
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Dumbo
The Searchers
The Last Waltz
The Third Man
The Philadelphia Story
The African Queen

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#4 of 92 Brian Lawrence

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Posted February 14 2002 - 07:06 AM

Here's my Top 100 in alphabetical order.


You will notice that I did not iclude any silent films. As I do not think they really fit any language criteria.

2001: A Space Odyessy
Accidental Tourist
Aliens
All Quiet on the Western Front
Angel at My Table
Anne of Green Gables (TV)
Annie Hall
Assault on Precint 13
Bambi
Beauty and the Beast (91)
Ben-Hur
Best Years of Our Lives
Black Narcissus
Blade Runner
Blair Witch Project
Blues Brothers
Bodysnatcher (Wise)
Boy and His Dog
Bridge on the River Kwai
Brief Encounter
Carrie (DePalma)
Casablanca
Christmas Story
Citizen Kane
Close Encounters
Color Purple
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Dead Zone
Dogfight
Double Indemnity
Dr. Strangelove...
Edward Scissorhands
Empire Strikes Back
Exorcist
Fantasia
Fiddler on the Roof
Forbidden Planet
Frankenstein
From Russia With Love
Ghost and Mrs. Muir
Gone With the Wind
Great Expectations (Lean)
Gunga Din
Hard Day's Night
Harvey
High Noon
His Girl Friday
House of Usher (60)
Housekeeping (87)
Hud
Hunchback of Notre Dame
It's A Wonerful Life
Jaws
Jungle Book
Key Largo
King Kong
Lady and the Tramp
Last Picture Show
Life of Emile Zola
Little Princess (95)
Lolita (Kubrick)
Mad Max 2: Road Warrior
Man in the Moon (91)
Man Who Shot Liberty Valence
Manhattan
Mildred Pierce
My Fair Lady
Network
Night of the Living Dead
North by Northwest
Notorious
Oliver Twist
Once Upon a Time in the West
Paths of Glory
Patton
Piano
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Pinocchio
Plan 9 from Outer Space
Psycho
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Rebecca
Red Shoes
Schindler's List
Singing in the Rain
Sisters
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Song of Bernadette
Star Wars
Sullivan's Travels
Superman
Terms of Endearment
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
To Kill a Mockingbird
Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Unbearable Lightness of Being
Vertigo
Walkabout
Wild Bunch
Wizard of Oz


#5 of 92 Kurt B

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Posted February 14 2002 - 08:23 AM

I'll chime in with a few on my hit parade.

In no particular order:

Princess Bride
Hunt for Red October
Forbidden Planet
5th Element
My Fair Lady
2001

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#6 of 92 Jay E

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Posted February 14 2002 - 08:33 AM

That's a great list Brian! Thanks!

There are loads of films on your list that almost made mine. I actually forgot to add King Kong to my list as well as a James Bond film (it will probably be Godfinger). I will have to update my list with these 2 films as soon as I can figure out what to delete.

I'm glad to see that you're also a fan of Dogfight & Ruby in Paradise. These are 2 of the best Independent films of the 90's and really deserve a DVD relaese.

And I really glad to see Plan 9 on your list. That's the ultimate example of the difference between a greatest film list & a favorite film list.

#7 of 92 Jack Briggs

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Posted February 14 2002 - 08:55 AM

Jay: I plan on contributing to this thread as soon as I get some time. But I challenge you to name a director who just might figure prominently in my list! Posted Image

#8 of 92 Bill J

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Posted February 14 2002 - 09:00 AM

I am in the process of making a list as well. I just don't have the time right now.

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Posted February 14 2002 - 09:06 AM

I originally posted this on 2-14-02, so I present to you a revised list.

City Lights
The Invisible Man
Bride of Frankenstein
Fantasia
Citizen Kane

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
North By Northwest
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
Pack Up Your Troubles (1931, Laurel and Hardy)
Sherlock Jr.

8 1/2 (availible with English subtitles)
Harvey
Lawrence of Arabia
Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922) (English intertitles)
Napoleon vu par Abel Gance (French, but availible with English intertitles Posted Image )

Amadeus (both theatrical and director's cut)
The Producers
Young Frankenstein
It Happened One Night
The Maltese Falcon

A Hard Day's Night
Yellow Submarine
Help!
Singin' In The Rain
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock

Around the World in Eighty Days
Vertigo
Psycho
Shadow of the Vampire
Moulin Rouge!

Safety Last
The Cameraman
The Wizard of Oz
Gone With The Wind
True Lies

Goodfellas
Frankenstein (1931)
Doctor Zhivago
It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
Being There

The Elephant Man
Top Secret!
Airplane!
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Some Like It Hot
Casablanca
Arsenic and Old Lace
Big Business
Two Tars

When Comedy Was King
The Golden Age of Comedy
The Unknown
2001
It's A Wonderful Life

The General
UHF
Yankee Doodle Dandy
The Godfather
The Godfather Part II



#10 of 92 Brian Lawrence

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Posted February 14 2002 - 09:44 AM

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I plan on contributing to this thread as soon as I get some time. But I challenge you to name a director who just might figure prominently in my list!


Andy Sidaras ??? Posted Image

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Posted February 14 2002 - 10:08 AM

If you really want to know:

THE APARTMENT
THE GODFATHER
CASABLANCA
CITIZEN KANE
SOME LIKE IT HOT
STAR WARS
DR. STRANGELOVE
THE GODFATHER, PART 2
REAR WINDOW
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
CHINATOWN
VERTIGO
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
THE GOLD RUSH
TOY STORY
PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES
JAWS
PSYCHO
THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
DUCK SOUP
TOY STORY 2
BACK TO THE FUTURE
MODERN TIMES
BLAZING SADDLES
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
THE WIZARD OF OZ
E.T.
THE GRADUATE
THE AFRICAN QUEEN
MASH
SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS
IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD
HOPSCOTCH
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
MONTY PYTHON & THE HOLY GRAIL
THE PRINCESS BRIDE
TO HAVE & HAVE NOT
ADAM’S RIB
THE BIG SLEEP
ANIMAL HOUSE
DOUBLE INDEMNITY
A HARD DAY’S NIGHT
CHARADE
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
GOLDFINGER
THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
THE MALTESE FALCON
THE LADY VANISHES
PILLOW TALK
STALAG 17
THE STING
THE 39 STEPS
THE GREAT ESCAPE
BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID
THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE
BLADE RUNNER
RETURN OF THE JEDI
DIE HARD
ROSEMARY’S BABY
THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
THE ODD COUPLE
WHAT’S UP DOC?
TERMINATOR 2
BRINGING UP BABY
THE TERMINATOR
STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
THE THIN MAN
GROUNDHOG DAY
WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?
THE DIRTY DOZEN
TOP HAT
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
THE THIRD MAN
INDIANA JONES & THE LAST CRUSADE
GREASE
WEST SIDE STORY
NATIONAL LAMPOON’S VACATION
SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS
THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH
AMERICAN GRAFFITI
VICTOR/VICTORIA
TO BE OR NOT TO BE
THE COURT JESTER
BEN-HUR
REBECCA
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
THE PRODUCERS
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
THE BLUES BROTHERS
BEAUTY & THE BEAST
MY FAIR LADY
ALIENS
HIGH NOON
OUT OF THE PAST
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
SORRY, WRONG NUMBER
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#12 of 92 Evan Case

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Posted February 14 2002 - 11:47 AM

Jack,

Peter Hyams?

I made a list years ago, just when I was on the cusp of becoming a full-blown cinema lover. I still like all of the films on the list but I feel it no longer portrays my tastes in an accurate fashion. In addition, since I made the list, I've gone to college as a film major and gotten TCM as a part of my cable. Who knows how many countless classics I've seen in the interim. Just thinking about redoing an accurate list gives me a headache.

As a concession, here's my subjective Top Ten:

1.The Empire Strikes Back (and the rest of the Star Wars saga thus far)
2. The Godfather
3. The Godfather Part II
4. Raiders of the Lost Ark
5. 2001: A Space Odyssey
6. Raging Bull
7. Lawrence of Arabia
8. Sunrise
9. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
10. Saving Private Ryan

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#13 of 92 Kevin Leonard

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Posted February 14 2002 - 04:41 PM

Here are 85 of my favorite English language films; the other 15 shall be following shortly. Jeez, this was harder than I thought!

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989; Terry Gilliam)
After Hours (1985; Martin Scorsese)
Aliens (1986; James Cameron)
Annie Hall (1977; Woody Allen)
Apocalypse Now/Apocalypse Now Redux (1979/2001; Francis Ford Coppola)
Army of Darkness (1993; Sam Raimi)
Big Trouble In Little China (1986; John Carpenter)
The Big Lebowski (1997; Joel Coen)
Boogie Nights (1997; Paul Thomas Anderson)
Brazil (1985; Terry Gilliam)

Clockers (1995; Spike Lee)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977; Steven Spielberg)
Conan the Barbarian (1982; John Milius)
The Conversation (1974; Francis Ford Coppola)
Dawn of the Dead (1978; George Romero)
Dead Ringers (1988; David Cronenberg)
The Dead Zone (1983; David Cronenberg)
Deliverence (1974; John Boorman)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1989; Frank Oz)
Dr. Strangelove (1964; Stanley Kubrick)

The Empire Strikes Back (1980; Irvin Kershner)
Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997; Errol Morris)
Fight Club (1999; David Fincher)
The Fly (1986; David Cronenberg)
Foreign Correspondent (1940; Alfred Hitchcock)
A Hard Day's Night (1964; Richard Lester)
Gallipoli (1981; Peter Weir)
The General (1928; Buster Keaton)
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai (1999; Jim Jarmusch)
Ghost World (2001; Terry Zwigoff)

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992; James Foley)
Glory (1989; Edward Zwick)
The Godfather (1972; Francis Ford Coppola)
GoodFellas (1990; Martin Scorsese)
Hoop Dreams (1994; Steve James)
King of the Hill (1993; Steven Soderbergh)
L.A. Confidential (1997; Curtis Hanson)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962; David Lean)
Lost Highway (1997; David Lynch)
The Matrix (1999; Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski)

Memento (2000; Christopher Nolan)
A Midnight Clear (1992; Keith Gordon)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974; Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones)
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983; Terry Jones)
Naked Lunch (1991; David Cronenberg)
Natural Born Killers (1994; Oliver Stone)
Near Dark (1987; Kathryn Bigelow)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984; Wes Craven)
Night of the Living Dead (1968; George Romero)

North by Northwest (1953; Alfred Hitchcock)
Office Space (1999; Mike Judge)
O Lucky Man! (1971; Lindsay Anderson)
Once Upon a Time In the West (1968; Sergio Leone)
Out of Sight (1998; Steven Soderbergh)
Paths of Glory (1957; Stanley Kubrick)
The Pink Panther (1964; Blake Edwards)
Point Blank (1967; John Boorman)
Psycho (1960; Alfred Hitchcock)
Pulp Fiction (1994; Quentin Tarantino)

Quick Change (1990; Howard Franklin)
Raging Bull (1980; Martin Scorsese)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981; Steven Spielberg)
Raising Arizona (1987; Joel Coen)
The Ref (1993; Ted Demme)
Repulsion (1969; Roman Polanski)
The Return of the Jedi (1983; Richard Marquand)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001; Wes Anderson)
Rumble Fish (1983; Francis Ford Coppola)
Rushmore (1998; Wes Anderson)

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978; Eric Idle)
Seconds (1960; John Frankenheimer)
Seize the Day (1986; Fielder Cook)
Seven (1995; David Fincher)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994; Frank Darabont)
A Shot In the Dark (1964; Blake Edwards)
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999; Trey Parker)
Stand and Deliver (1987; Ramon Menendez)
Starman (1984; John Carpenter)
Star Wars (1977; George Lucas)

Stop Making Sense (1984; Jonathan Demme)
The Sweet Hereafter (1997; Atom Egoyan)
Taxi Driver (1976; Martin Scorsese)
Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991; James Cameron)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974; Tobe Hooper)
The Thin Blue Line (1988; Errol Morris)
The Thin Red Line (1998; Terrence Malick)
The Thing (1982; John Carpenter)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984; Rob Reiner)
Toy Story (1995; John Lasseter)

Toy Story 2 (1999; Ash Brannon, John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich)
Trainspotting (1996; Danny Boyle)
12 Monkeys (1995; Terry Gilliam)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968; Stanley Kubrick)
UHF (1988; Jay Levy)
Velvet Goldmine (1998; Todd Haynes)
What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966; Woody Allen)
The Wild Bunch (1969; Sam Peckinpah)
Young Frankenstein (1974; Mel Brooks)
Zelig (1983; Woody Allen)

By the way, are we allowed to put documentaries on the list?

EDIT: Woo-hoo, finally completed the list!
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#14 of 92 Scott Weinberg

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Posted February 14 2002 - 05:01 PM

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I have been keeping records on what I've watched and every day update the 'my movies' section on the IMDB in a futile attempt to compile a list of virtually every single film I have ever seen.


I did the exact same thing a few years back! I checked off every movie I'd seen in the latest Maltin guide, then used that book to rate them all at IMDb. Now I just rate anything I've seen recently! (I am a freak.)

OK, here's my Top 100. PLEASE remember that these are 'favorites' and NOT what I consider the "best films". There's a HUGE difference, particularly if your taste in movies is as warped as mine is.

1941
Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The
After Hours
Airplane!
Alien
Aliens
Amadeus
Animal House
Annie Hall
Back to the Future
Big Trouble in Little China
Blade Runner
Blazing Saddles
Blues Brothers, The
Boogie Nights
Brazil
Bronx Tale, A
Caddyshack
Christmas Story, A
Clerks
Clockwork Orange, A
Commitments, The
Dark City
Dawn of the Dead
Dazed and Confused
Diner
Dog Day Afternoon
Dr. Strangelove
Eight Men Out
Elephant Man, The
Empire Strikes Back, The
Evil Dead, The
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Fight Club
Fish Called Wanda, A
Flash Gordon
Fletch
Fly, The
('86)
French Connection, The
Ghostbusters
Godfather, The
Goldfinger
Goodfellas
Great Train Robbery, The
Halloween
Hudsucker Proxy, The
Incredible Shrinking Man, The
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
In-Laws, The
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
('78)
Jaws
Jerk, The
King Kong
('33)
Life of Brian
Love and Death
Matrix, The
Midnight Run
Miller's Crossing
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Moulin Rouge!
Natural, The
Pee Wee's Big Adventure
Popeye
Princess Bride, The
Producers, The
Pulp Fiction
Purple Rose of Cairo, The
Raising Arizona
Rear Window
Reservoir Dogs
Road Warrior, The
Robocop
Runaway Train
Ruthless People
Se7en
Shawshank Rdemption, The
Shrek
Sleeper
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
Star Wars
Sting, The
Strangers on a Train
Stripes
Superman
Swingers
Taking of Pelham One Two Three, The
Terminator, The
Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The
Thing, The
('82)
This is Spinal Tap
Top Secret!
Toy Story
Trading Places
Trainspotting
Twelve Monkeys
Untouchables, The
War of the Roses, The
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Wizard of Oz, The
Young Frankenstein





#15 of 92 Jay E

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Posted February 15 2002 - 01:01 AM

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By the way, are we allowed to put documentaries on the list?


Yes, you can, although I did not think of that when I was compiling my list.

Great lists so far! Thanks!

I really enjoy looking through these lists. One of the reasons is that I think they give a good clue about the person themselves and what their personality may be like(seeing how I have a lot of dark & disturbing films on my list, you may not want to bump into me in a dark alleyPosted Image).

I also think that "favorite lists" give a good clue about your age. I think that many of the films we grow up watching as a child, remain dear to us and thus become personal favorites. If a list contains a lot of films from the 80's, like Scott's, I would guess that the person is in his 20's or early 30's

Although by using this reasoning, judging from Patrick's signature, my guess would be that he was in his 90'sPosted Image

Keep those lists coming!


P.S.: I edited my list, taking out Kiss Me Deadly and The Thing, and putting in King Kong & Goldfinger. Tough choices!

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Posted February 15 2002 - 01:46 AM

Okay, I made a list. Please note for the record that these are my 100 favorite films, AND I consider them the 100 greatest films ever. If you're asking yourself "Does that mean this guy thinks Son of Flubber is actually greater than Citizen Kane?" then allow me to say "Indeed I do." Now you may be saying to yourslef "this guy is a real dumbass," to which I retort "double dumbass on you," so put that in your pipe and smoke it.

The Absent-Minded Professor
Airplane!
All the President's Men
Apocalypse Now
Army of Darkness
Arsenic and Old Lace
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Barton Fink
Batman Returns
Being John Malkovich
Ben-Hur
The Big Lebowski
Bonnie and Clyde
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Chinatown
A Christmas Story
A Clockwork Orange
Cool Hand Luke
Cry-Baby
Dial M for Murder
Dr. Strangelove
Dog Day Afternoon
Duel
Ed Wood
Eraserhead
The Exorcist
Fargo
A Few Good Men
Fight Club
The Frighteners
Glengarry Glen Ross
The Godfather
The Godfather Part II
GoodFellas
The Graduate
Happy Gilmore
Heaven Can Wait
His Girl Friday
In the Heat of the Night
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
It's a Wonderful Life
The Jerk
L.A. Confidential
Lawrence of Arabia
The Lion in Winter
The Maltese Falcon
A Man for All Seasons
The Manchurian Candidate
Manhattan Murder Mystery
Memento
Midnight Cowboy
The Music Man
My Favorite Wife
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
National Lampoon's Vacation
The Ninth Configuration
Noises Off
North by Northwest
The Odd Couple
Of Mice and Men (1992)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
Paradise Lost 2: Revelations
Planet of the Apes
The Princess Bride
Psycho
Pulp Fiction
Raging Bull
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raising Arizona
Rear Window
Reservoir Dogs
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Rosemary's Baby
Rushmore
The Rutles
Seems Like Old Times
A Shot in the Dark
The Silence of the Lambs
A Simple Plan
Snatch
Son of Flubber
Spartacus
The Sting
A Streetcar Named Desire
Superman
Take the Money and Run
The Talk of the Town
Tootsie
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
12 Angry Men
12 Monkeys
Vampire's Kiss
Vertigo
Very Bad Things
Welcome to the Dollhouse
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Young Frankenstein

Sadly, a whopping 24% of these are either not available on DVD, or available only with a Modified Apect Ratio.

On the list I see a lot of actors with 3 titles, a few with 4 (Cary Grant, Marlon Brando, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Newman, Al Pacino), but only one (that I noticed) with 5: Steve Buscemi.

Edited: Oops, I forgot Treasure of the Sierra Madre. To make room, I bumped American Psycho.

Edited again: Added Noises Off and bumped Westworld.

Edited a third time: Forgot Raising Arizona, bumped Boogie Nights. I should have worked on this list for a month before I posted it. :b

#17 of 92 Brook K

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Posted February 15 2002 - 03:13 AM

Intolerance
The Wind
Steamboat Bill Jr.
Sherlock Jr.
The Gold Rush
Broken Blossoms
King Kong
The Scarlet Empress
The Bride of Frankenstein
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
Wizard of Oz
It Happpened One Night
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Modern Times
Sullivan's Travels
The Maltese Falcon
The Lady Eve
His Girl Friday
Rebecca
Citizen Kane
It's A Wonderful Life
Treasure of the Sierra Madre
The Red Shoes
I Know Where I'm Going!
A Brief Encounter
To Be Or Not To Be
Casablanca
The Best Years Of Our Lives
Rear Window
Paths of Glory
North By Northwest
Vertigo
Some Like It Hot
Sunset Boulevard
Ben-Hur
Singing In The Rain
A Star Is Born
High Noon
The Searchers
Night of the Hunter
A Streetcar Named Desire
On The Waterfront
The Caine Mutiny
From Here To Eternity
Dr. Strangelove
Midnight Cowboy
2001 A Space Odyssey
Lolita
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Bonnie & Clyde
Psycho
Night of the Living Dead
Lawrence of Arabia
Rosemary's Baby
The Birds
The Apartment
West Side Story
The Sound Of Music
Taxi Driver
A Woman Under The Influence
Barry Lyndon
A Clockwork Orange
The Godfather
The Godfather Part II
Mean Streets
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Jaws
Annie Hall
Days of Heaven
The Wild Bunch
Star Wars
Opening Night
Raging Bull
The Last Temptation of Christ
Do The Right Thing
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Stardust Memories
Full Metal Jacket
The Shining
Crimes & Misdemeanors
Safe
Eyes Wide Shut
Unforgiven
Glengarry Glen Ross
Goodfellas
Limbo
Breaking The Waves
Fargo
Hoop Dreams

Not quite 100, but close enough
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Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#18 of 92 JohnRice

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Posted February 15 2002 - 03:52 AM

My list is on the way. I usually don't like lists, but 100 titles is sufficiently large to be a good indication of what people like.

Some surprising observations. One title I didn't expect to see in almost all lists is Raiders of the Lost Ark, but quite a few have it. I'm glad, because it has forced me to reconsider a title that probably would have escaped me. I'm also surprised to see Moulin Rouge a few times, though no one said which one, as well as Glengarry Glen Ross in the last couple lists.

Kudos to Scott who, at least as far as I can tell, is the first to include Miller's Crossing. You folks don't know what you are missing. I guess it's just that not too many people have seen this one. Of course, the fact that it came out well after the 40s seems to virtually eliminate it from the running for Brook. Posted Image

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#19 of 92 JohnRice

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Posted February 15 2002 - 03:56 AM

Another big surprise I keep seeing I forgot to mention.
Army of Darkness

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#20 of 92 Gabe D

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Posted February 15 2002 - 04:04 AM

If this was a top 200 list, Miller's Crossing would certainly be on mine, as would several others found on lists other than my own.





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