09 October, 2012

The Master List

Out of a slight challenge to myself I decided to list my top 50 films of all time. After struggling and cutting one or two out, I think I got a pretty solid list down. I don't think it should really surprise anyone. Or interest anyone. Or serve any real purpose.

12 Monkeys
Aguirre: The Wrath of God
Animal House
Alien
Aliens
Apocalypse Now
Battle of Algiers
The Bank Dick
Blade Runner
The Big Lebowski
The Bridge Over the River Kwai
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Casablanca
Children of Men
Clerks
Dead Man
The French Connection
The Friends of Eddie Coyle
Ghostbusters
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai
Grizzly Man
La Haine
Head-On
High Fidelity
The Hustler 
Jackie Brown
Miller's Crossing
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
The Man Who Would Be King
Murderball
No Country For Old Men
The Proposition
Princess Mononoke
Pulp Fiction
The Road Warrior
Terminator 2
There Will Be Blood
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Rushmore
The Royal Tenenbaums
Ronin
The Thin Man
Le Samourai
Sunset Blvd.
Full Metal Jacket
Seven Samurai
Saving Private Ryan
Taxi Driver
The Thin Red Line
Yojimbo

Statistics:

ORIGIN
Japanese Movies-- 3
Foreign Films-- 11
French Films--
American Films--
Japanese Films--

DIRECTORS
Herzog Movies-- 2
Kurosawa Movies-- 2
Coen Brothers-- 3
Scot-- 2
Husto-- 2
Kubrick-- 1
Copolla-- 1
Scorsese-- 1

GENRES
Comedies-- 8
Westerns-- 7
War Movies-- 8
Horror-- 1
Documentaries-- 1
Science Fiction-- 5

YEAR RELEASED
Films pre-1968--12
Films post-1968--38

COLOR
Color Films--38
Black and White Films--12