My Top 100 Films

For movie buffs, below is a list of 100 wondeful films, in order of year. I grew up in the '80s, and movies from that decade and the 90s made a deep impression on me.

  1. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
  2. The Thin Man (1934)
  3. It Happened One Night (1934)
  4. The 39 Steps (1935)
  5. My Man Godfrey (1936)
  6. After the Thin Man (1936)
  7. Grand Illusion (1937)
  8. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  9. You Can’t Take It With You (1938)
  10. Rebecca (1940)
  11. Since You Went Away (1944)
  12. Brief Encounter (1945)
  13. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  14. The Bicycle Thief (1948)
  15. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
  16. Cinderella (1950)
  17. Forbidden Games (1951)
  18. Rear Window (1954)
  19. The Seven Samurai (1954)
  20. Wild Strawberries (1957)
  21. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  22. Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
  23. Vertigo (1958)
  24. The 400 Blows (1959)
  25. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  26. Two Women (1960)
  27. La Dolce Vita (1960)
  28. Judgement at Nuremberg (1961)
  29. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  30. My Fair Lady (1964)
  31. A Shot in the Dark (1964)
  32. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  33. The Sound of Music (1965)
  34. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
  35. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  36. The Graduate (1967)
  37. A Lion in Winter (1968)
  38. Marketa Lazarova (1968)
  39. Easy Rider (1969)
  40. Deliverance (1972)
  41. Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
  42. The Exorcist (1973)
  43. The Long Goodbye (1973)
  44. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  45. Star Wars (1977)
  46. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  47. The Deer Hunter (1978)
  48. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
  49. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  50. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  51. American Werewolf in London (1981)
  52. Excalibur (1981)
  53. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  54. Reds (1981)
  55. Bladerunner (1982)
  56. The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)
  57. A Christmas Story (1983)
  58. Starman (1984)
  59. Ladyhawke (1985)
  60. My Life as a Dog (1985)
  61. Out of Africa (1985)
  62. Revolution (1985)
  63. A Room with a View (1985)
  64. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  65. Au Revoir, Les Enfants (1987)
  66. Hope and Glory (1987)
  67. The Last Emperor (1987)
  68. The Accidental Tourist (1988)
  69. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  70. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
  71. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
  72. Dances with Wolves (1990)
  73. Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  74. Belle Epoque (1992)
  75. Farewell My Concubine (1993)
  76. Schindler's List (1993)
  77. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  78. Red (1994)
  79. To Live (1994)
  80. Dead Man Walking (1995)
  81. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
  82. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
  83. The English Patient (1996)
  84. Michael Collns (1996)
  85. Prisoner of the Mountains (1996)
  86. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
  87. Life is Beautiful (1997)
  88. American History X (1998)
  89. Elizabeth (1998)
  90. American Beauty (1999)
  91. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  92. Best in Show (2000)
  93. Traffic (2000)
  94. The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  95. Gossford Park (2002)
  96. The Hours (2002)
  97. Lost in Translation (2003)
  98. Goodbye Lenin (2003)
  99. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
  100. Sweetland (2006)

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