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Old 12-31-20, 02:33 PM
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Best Films of All-Time?

I've been using this year to go back and watch a lot of classics that I've missed. I'm curious what everyone would put as their best films of all time (not your favorite), from what they've seen. Ranked/unranked, single best of each genre/12 (or however many, just hopefully not like, 50) best overall, by country, however you want to organize them.
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

I liked that movie with the mannequin and the gay guy.
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

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I liked that movie with the mannequin and the gay guy.
Eyes Wide Shut?

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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ
Eyes Wide Shut?

OK, Mountain Dew actually came out of my nose.
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

Here's some from the 30s and 40s:

King Kong
It Happened One Night
Top Hat
Bride of Frankenstein
Mr Deeds Goes to Town
Adventures of Robin Hood
Bringing Up Baby
Gone with the Wind
Wizard of Oz
Stagecoach
Only Angels Have Wings
The Roaring 20s
Pinocchio
His Girl Friday
Citizen Kane
The Maltese Falcon
How Green Was My Valley
Casablanca
Double Indemnity
The Best Years of Our Lives
Notorious
The Big Sleep
My Darling Clementine
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Red River
White Heat
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^ I just watched Double Indemnity for the first time a few months ago. It was surprisingly dark content for a movie of that era. Great movie though.
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

I thought Iíd list one from each decade. I purposely didnít choose the obvious picks.

1930s: The 39 Steps
1940s: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
1950s: North by Northwest
1960s: High and Low
1970s: The Conversation
1980s: Blow Out
1990s: Heat
2000s: No Country for Old Men
2010s: Prisoners
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

2001: A Space Odyssey, Planet of the Apes (1968), Alien, and Star Wars (back when it was just called Star Wars).
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Back to the Future

I'll put it up with the big boys like Citizen Kane and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Just because it's a comic fantasy doesn't make it any less of a perfect cinematic masterpiece. It's infinitely rewatchable and its entranced generations of film watchers over the last 35 years.
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To kick it old-school may I suggest ...



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OK, Mountain Dew actually came out of my nose.
If you weren't drinking MD at the time, I recommend you see a doctor asap.
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I liked that movie with the mannequin and the gay guy.
Those jelly doughnuts call out to me "Hollywood, Hollywood, come get me Hollywood".
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

Blue Velvet
Chungking Express
Citizen Kane
The Godfather
High Noon
In the Mood for Love
Nightmare Alley
Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood
Rear Window
Reservoir Dogs
Singin' in the Rain
They Shall Not Grow Old
The Third Man
Three Colors: Red
Touch of Evil
Vertigo
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

Here's one of the best of the '90s, doesn't get enough attention:


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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

The Godfather 1 & 2
The French Connection
Casablanca

OldBoy (2003)
Amelie
Citizen Kane
The Third Man
The Descent
(2005)
Raging Bull
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Easy Rider
Knives Out
Star Wars Trilogy
(original)
Scarface (1983)
Klute
Mean Streets
Pan's Labyrinth
Chinatown
The Conversation
On the Waterfront
Toy Story
The Lion King
(1994)
Schindler's List
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Old 01-04-21, 10:50 AM
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Re: Best Films of All-Time?

I'll try a couple different categorizations:

Crime: Heat (or possibly 12 Angry Men)
Sci-Fi: Blade Runner
Fantasy: The Empire Strikes Back
Historical: Seven Samurai
Romance: If Beale Street Could Talk
Comedy: Groundhog Day
Horror: The Shining

1960s: 2001
1970s: Taxi Driver (or American Graffiti)
1980s: Local Hero
1990s: Schindler's List
2000s: I'm tempted to put The Lord of the Rings as a single entry, but I'll go with No Country for Old Men or Children of Men
2010s: The Tree of Life (or Moonlight or Fury Road)
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The Deer Hunter
Once Upon a Time in America
The Wild Bunch
The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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