17 June 2008

My Favorite Films (English Language)

1. The Godfather (1972) Coppola
2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Capra
3. Casablanca (1942) Curtiz
4. Sunset Boulevard (1950) Wilder
5. Goodfellas (1990) Scorsese
6. Manhattan (1979) Allen
7. Cabaret (1972) Fosse
8. Raging Bull (1980) Scorsese
9. It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) Capra
10. Vertigo (1958) Hitchcock
11. A Clockwork Orange (1971) Kurbrick
12. Duck Soup (1933) McCarey
13. Talk of the Town (1942) Stevens
14. Apocalypse Now (1979) Coppola
15. Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) Huston
16. The Godfather Part 2 (1974) Coppola
17. Schindler’s List (1993) Speilberg
18. Roaring Twenties(1939) Walsh
19. The Big Sleep (1946) Hawks
20. Sullivan’s Travels (1941) Sturges
21. The Wild Bunch (1969) Peckinpah
22. The Searchers (1956) Ford
23. Holiday (1938) Cukor
24. Stagecoach (1939) Ford
25. The Third Man (1949) Reed
26. The Maltese Falcon (1941) Huston
27. I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932) LeRoy
28. Platoon (1986) Stone
29. Bullitt (1968) Yates
30. Network (1976) Lumet
31. The Great Escape (1963) J. Sturges
32. Foreign Correspondent (1940) Hitchock
33. JFK (1991) Stone
34. His Girl Friday (1940) Hawks
35. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Lean
36. Meet John Doe (1941) Capra
37. The Sting (1973) Hill
38. Citizen Kane (1941) Welles
39. Saving Private Ryan (1998) Speilberg
40. Twentieth Century (1934) Hawks
41. Annie Hall (1977) Allen
42. The Crowd (1928) Vidor
43. Spartacus (1960) Kubrick
44. Blade Runner (1982) R. Scott
45. Zelig (1938) Allen
46. Minority Report (2002) Speilberg
47. Shanghai Express (1932) von Sternberg
48. Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) P. Sturges
49. Red Dust (1932) Fleming
50. Wings (1927) Wellman
51. Notorious (1946) Hitchcock
52. The Graduate (1967) Nicholas
53. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) LeRoy
54. Animal House (1978) Landis
55. To Have and Have Not (1944) Hawks
56. The Man Who Would Be King (1975) Huston
57. Bonnie & Clyde (1967) Penn
58. Local Hero (1983) Forsyth
59. The Letter (1940) Wyler
60. The Philadelphia Story (1940) Cukor
61. The Aviator (2004) Scorsese
62. Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Whale
63. The Lady Eve (1941) P. Sturges
64. Public Enemy (1931) Wellman
65. Five Star Final (1931) LeRoy
66. Dog Day Afternoon (1975) Lumet
67. Jaws (1975) Speilberg
68. The Last Picture Show (1971) Bogdanovich
69. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) Hill
70. Blonde Venus (1932) von Sternberg
71. Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Lean
72. Glory (1989) Zwick
73. Broadway Danny Rose (1984) Allen
74. The Americanization of Emily (1964) Hiller
75. Groundhog Day (1993) Ramis
76. White Heat (1949) Walsh
77. Sweet Smell of Success (1957) Mackendrick
78. Mr. And Mrs. Smith (1941) Hitchcock
79. Inherit the Wind (1960) Kramer
80. Wild Boys of the Road (1933) Wellman
81. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942) Keighley
82. Dances With Wolves (1990) Costner
83. Marathon Man (1976) Schlesinger
84. A Bronx Tale (1993) DeNiro
85. Do the Right Thing (1989) Lee
86. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Milestone
87. ET... (1982) Speilberg
88. The Conversation (1974) Coppola
89. The Big Parade (1925) Vidor
90. Bull Durham (1988) Shelton
91. Pulp Fiction (1994) Tarantino
92. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Ford
93. Heroes for Sale (1933) Wellman
94. No Country for Old Men (2007) Coen
95. Libeled Lady (1936) Conway
96. Shadow of a Doubt (1943) Hitchcock
97. The Big Trail (1930) Walsh
98. Heat (1995) Mann
99. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Wyler
100. Psycho (1960) Hitchcock

Another 100 (not in order):
The Shop Around the Corner (1940) Lubitsch
Baby Face (1933) Green
The Verdict (1982) Lumet
Mean Streets (1973) Scorsese
Philadelphia (1993) Demme
Dodsworth (1936) Wyler
Footlight Parade (1933) Bacon
The Exorcist (1973) Friedkin
Gold Rush (1925) Chaplin
Trouble in Paradise (1932) Lubistch
The Front (1976) Ritt
Diner (1982) Levinson
Gods & Monsters (1998) Condon
My Man Godfrey (1936) La Cava
Brother Orchid (1940) Bacon
Pleasantville (1998) Ross
Stripes (1981) Reitman
Alien (1979) R. Scott
Sunrise (1927) Murnau
The Parallax View (1974) Pakula
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Spielberg
The Mayor of Hell (1933) Mayo
Gilda (1946) C. Vidor
Taxi! (1932) Del Ruth
The Natural (1984) Levinson
Gangs of New York (2002) Scorsese
The Set-Up (1949) Wise
Monkey Business (1931) McLeod
Rain (1932) Milestone
Little Big Man (1970) Penn
King Kong (1933) Cooper
Strangers on a Train (1951) Hitchcock
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938) Curtiz
Elephant Man (1980) Lynch
Red River (1948) Hawks
Greed (1924) von Stroheim
Fury (1936) Lang
The Manchurian Candidate (1962) Frankenheimer
The Major and the Minor (1942) Wilder
Rushmore (1998) Anderson
Modern Times (1936) Chaplin
The Killers (1946) Siodmak
Purple Rose of Cairo (1985) Allen
Animal Crackers (1930) Heerman
The Great Dictator (1940) Chaplin
Arthur (1981) Gordon
Trading Places (1983) Landis
Hell’s Angels (1930) Hughes
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) Ford
Brief Encounter (1945) Lean
The Male Animal (1942) Nugent
Some Like it Hot (1959) Wilder
The Dirty Dozen (1967) Aldrich
The More the Merrier (1943) Stevens
The Candidate (1972) Ritchie
Chinatown (1974) Polanski
Sea Wolf (1941) Sea Wolf
Scarface (1932) Hawks
Mildred Pierce (1945) Curtiz
Zodiac (2007) Fincher
Three Days of the Condor (1975) Pollack
American Beauty (1999) Mendes
Touch of Evil (1958) Welles
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Capra
Harold and Maude (1981) Ashby
The African Queen (1951) Huston
Places in the Heart (1984) Benton
My Darling Clementine (1946) Ford
Horsefeathers (1932) McLeod
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) P. Sturges
Bringing Up Baby (1938) Hawks
Taxi Driver (1976) Scorsese
Platinum Blonde (1931) Capra
Petrified Forrest (1936) Mayo
City Lights (1931) Chaplin
Wonder Boys (2000) Hanson
Ninochtka (1939) Lubitsch
Rebecca (1940) Hitchcock
Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982) C. Reiner
Lost Weekend (1945) Wilder
Dark Passage (1947) Daves
The Big Clock (1948) Farrow
Paths of Glory (1957) Kubrick
The Trouble With Harry (1955) Hitchcock
Midnight Cowboy (1969) Schlesinger
The Getaway (1972) Peckinpah
Ride the High Country (1962) Peckinpah
The Old Dark House (1932) Whale
Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Godfrey
The Great Man Votes (1939) Kanin
To Be Or Not To Be (1942) Lubitsch
Counsellor at Law (1933) Wyler
Ball of Fire (1941) Hawks
Westward the Women (1951) Wellman
It Happened One Night (1934) Capra
On the Waterfront (1954) Kazan
Morocco (1930) von Sternberg
Ed Wood (1994) Burton
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Kazan
I Confess (1953) Hitchcock

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