07 May 2017

My Previous Post was About My Love of Films, Here are My Top 111 and then a Bunch More

Here they are my favorite films in order. Please note I do not claim them to be the "best" just the ones I like the most. You will also note that I tacked on another batch of films that I also love. That list is in no particular order, although many of the films are grouped by common director.

1.  Manhattan (1979) Allen
2.  The Godfather Coppola (1972)
3.  Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) Capra
4.  The Seventh Seal (1957) Bergman
5.  His Girl Friday (1940) Hawks
6.  La Dolce Vita (1960) Fellini
7.  Duck Soup (1933) McCarey
8.  Winter Light (1963) Bergman
9.  Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987) Malle
10. Goodfellas (1990) Scorsese
11. Heaven’s Gate (1980) Cimino
12. Amarcord (1973) Fellini
13. Fanny and Alexander (1982) Bergman
14. Chinatown (1974) Polanski
15. Cabaret (1972) Fosse
16. Sunset Blvd. (1950) Wilder
17. Casablanca (1942) Curtiz
18. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) Capra
19. Europa (1991) Von Tier
20. Tess (1979) Polanski
21. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Coens
22. Sullivan’s Travels (1941) P. Sturges
23. The Third Man (1949) Reed
24. Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972) Herzog
25. L’Eclisse (1963) Antonioni

26. Godfather Part 2  (1974) Coppola
27. Roma Citta Aperta (1945) Rossellini
28. Dead Man (1995) Jarmusch
29. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
30. Annie Hall (1977) Allen
31. A Clockwork Orange(1971) Kubrick
32. Apocalypse Now (1979) Coppola
33. The 39 Steps (1935) Hitchcock
34. Midnight in Paris (2011) Allen
35. Persona (1966)  Bergman
36. Holiday (1938) Cukor
37. La passion de Jeanne d'Arc (1928) Dreyer
38. Treasure of the Sierra Madre  (1948) Huston
39. Le notti di Cabiria (1957) Fellini
40. Inglourious Basterds (2009) Tarantino
41. The Emigrants/The New Land (1972/1972) Troell
42. Match Point (2005) Allen
43. No Country for Old Men (2007) Coens
44. The Searchers (1956) Ford
45. Raging Bull (1980) Scorsese
47. Pulp Fiction (1994) Tarantino
48. Red Desert (1964) Antonioni
49. Through a Glass Darkly (1961) Bergman

50. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Ford
51. The Big Parade (1937) Vidor
52. Dog Day Afternoon (1975) Lumet
53. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Milestone
54. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1967) Kubrick
55. The Big Sleep (1946) Hawks
56. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) Allen
57. Foreign Correspondent (1940) Hitchcock
58. Platoon (1986) Stone
59. Network (1976) Lumet
60. Wild Boys of the Road (1933) Wellman
61. Schindler’s List (1993) Speilberg
62. The Silence (1963) Bergman
63. The Big Lebowski (1998) Coens
64. La Grande Illusion (1937) Renoir
65. Blade Runner (1982) Scott
66. Rushmore (1998) Anderson
67. L’Aventurra (1960) Antonioni
68. The Talk of the Town (1942) Stevens
69. I Knew Her Well (1965) Pietrangeli
70. Citizen Kane (1941) Welles
71. The Bicycle Thieves (1948) DeSica
72. Odd Man Out (1947) Reed
73. Vertigo (1958)  Hitchcock
74. La Strada (1954) Fellini
75. Barry Lyndon(1975) Kubrick

76. A Woman Under the Influence (1974) Cassavettes
77. Requiem for a Dream (2000) Aronofsky
78. The Flowers of St. Francis (1950) Rossellini
79. Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Penn
80. Elevator to the Gallows (1958) Malle
81. Andrei Rublev (1966) Tarkovsky
82. Radio Days (1987) Allen
83. Zodiac (2007) Fincher
84. Ivan’s Childhood (1962) Tarkovsky
85. Stagecoach(1939) Ford
86. Heroes for Sale (1933) Wellman
87. Y Tu Mama TambiƩn (2001) Cuaron
88. Paths of Glory (1957) Kubrick
89. The Wild Bunch (1969) Peckinpah
90. The Exorcist (1973) Friedkin
91. Viridiana (1961) Bunuel
92. Groundhog Day (1993)  Ramis
93. Ariel  (1998) Kaurismaki
94. The Last Picture Show (1971) Bogdonavich
95. Bride of Frankenstiein (1935) Whale
96. La vie de Boheme (1992) Kuarismaki
97. The Great Escape (1963)  J. Sturges
98. Ride the High Country (1962) Peckinpah
99. Das Boot (1981) Peterson
100. Stromboli (1950) Rossellini

101. Birdman (2014) Inaruttu
102. If…. (1968) Anderson
103. Sunrise (1927)Murnau
104. Shadow of a Doubt (1943) Hitchcock
105. City Lights (1931) Chaplin
106. Umberto D. (1952) De Sica
107. The General (1926) Keaton
108. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) Gondry
109. The Lady Eve (1941) P. Sturges
110. The Man Who Would Be King (1975) Huston
111. Army of Shadows (1969) Melville

And a bunch more:  Chimes at Midnight, Sansho the Ballif, Mean Girls, 8 1/2, Variety Lights, Passion of Anna, Wild Strawberries, Face to Face, Shame, Cries and Whispers, Virgin Spring,  Moonrise Kingdom, Broadway Danny Rose, Hannah and Her Sisters, Zelig, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Stardust Memories, The Great Dictator, Gold Rush, Modern Times, The Deer Hunter,  Christmas in Connecticut, O Brother Where Art Thou, The Conversation, Band of Outsiders, Silver Linings Playbook, Downfall, The Shop on Main Street, Rear Window, The Lodger, Notorious, A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, Spartacus, MacBeth, The Match Factory Girl, The Man Without a Past, Midnight, A Hard Days Night, The Getaway, Three Days of the Condor,  The Aviator, Mean Streets, King of Comedy, Animal House, Jackie Brown, Shanghai Express, Blonde Venus, Morocco, Hail the Conquering Hero, Run Lola Run, Bullit, The Letter, Il Posto, I Findinzati, The Truman Show, Jules et Jim, Shoot the Piano Player, 400 Blows, Horsefeathers, A Night at the Opera, The Long Voyage Home,  Fort Apache,
My Darling Clementine, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,  Our Daily Bread, Public Enemy, White Heat, Closely Watched Trains, Gods and Monsters, Port of Shadows, Short Cuts, Nashville, Gosford Park, MASH, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Gold Diggers of 1933, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, Yojimbo, Rashoman, Tokyo Story, The Burmese Harp, Black Narciccus, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, ET…, Stripes, Shadows, Diary of a Lost Girl, The Strawberry Statement, Exterminating Angel, Down By Law, Local Hero, All the President’s Men, Stalker, The Mirror, The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Silence De La Mer, Ice Storm,  Journey to Italy, Reds, Separation, Hamlet, Richard III, Il Divo, Cache, The Parallax View, Medium Cool, Bitter Rice, The Roaring Twenties, Wings of Desire, A Serious Man, Habla Con Ella, Mafioso, Letter Never Sent, Shoeshine, Trading Places, Jaws, Bull Durham, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, The Marriage of Maria Braun, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, The Crowd, Il Sorpasso, Some Like it Hot, Dances With Wolves, Glory, Mama Roma, Gods and Men, Barbarians at the Gate, Playground, Lost Weekend, The Conformist and Take Shelter.









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