Tuesday, December 29, 2009

50 Favorite Movies

Each Christmas, my family does something very rare for us - we watch a whole, whole lot of movies. Inspired by this and by a friend's recent list, here are my 50 favorites, including a few guilty pleasures. * marks Top 10.

2001: A Space Odyssey* - Favorite Sci-Fi Film
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Apocalypse Now! - Favorite War Film
Batman Begins
Beauty and the Beast - Favorite Animated Film
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Chariots of Fire*
A Clockwork Orange
Control - Favorite Biopic
The Conversation
The Departed
Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Evil Roy Slade
The Godfather* - Favorite Overall Film
The Godfather Part II
The Insider
Jackie Brown
Kill Bill, Volumes I & II - Favorite Action Film
The Last Temptation of Christ
Lawrence of Arabia*
The Lion King
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Mystic River
Night of the Hunter
Night of the Living Dead
North by Northwest*
O Brother, Where Art Thou?* - Favorite Comedy
On the Waterfront
The Producers (1968)
Pulp Fiction*
Quiz Show
Raging Bull
Sid and Nancy
Silence of the Lambs - Favorite Horror Film
Spirited Away
Star Trek: First Contact
Star Wars
The Sting
Terminator II: Judgment Day - Guiltiest Pleasure
There Will Be Blood
This is Spinal Tap*
Toy Story

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