Top 100 all time favorite movies (I think) because Nathan Bransford Said So

I’m a big fan of Nathan Bransford’s blog (etc.) and I love movies and this sort of honors my hubby too, because he is such a list freak.

So here are 100 of my favorite movies. I’m listing them with numbers, but I’m thinking that after 20 or so they can be somewhat interchangeable.

1. The Apartment (Wilder)

2. Rushmore (Wes Anderson)

3. Kiss Me Deadly (Aldrich)

4. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Spielberg)

5. 2001 (Kubrick)

6. Splendor in the Grass (Kazan)

7. Days of Heaven (Malick)

8.Blue Velvet (Lynch)

9. The Piano (Campion)

10. Ordinary People (Redford)

11. A Room with a View (Ivory)

12. Exotica (Egoyan)

13. an angel at my table (Campion)

14. Jesus’ Son (MacLean)

15. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Soderbergh)

16. East of Eden (Kazan)

17. North by Northwest (Hitchcock)

18. Being John Malkovich (Jonze)

19. Crumb (Zwigoff)

20. Harold and Maude (Ashby)

21. You Can Count on Me (Lonergan)

22.. Annie Hall (Allen)

23. Mulholland Drive (D. Lynch)

24. Buffalo 66 (Gallo)

25. Bottle Rocket (W. Anderson)

26. My Neighbor Totoro (Miyazaki)

27. The Shining (S. Kubrick)

28. Persuasion (Michell)

29.Rosemary’s Baby (Polanski)

30. The Royal Tenenbaums (Anderson)

31. Irma Vep (Assayas)

32. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Weir)

33. Magnolia (P.T. Anderson)

34. Touch of Evil (Welles)

35. A Bug’s Life

36. American Movie (Smith)

37. The Double Life of Veronique (Kieslowski)

38. Manhattan (Allen)

39. Slacker (Linklater)

40. The Magnificent Ambersons (Welles)

41. The 400 Blows (Truffaut)

42. there will be blood (Anderson)

43. Before Sunrise (Linklater)

44. Young Frankenstein (Brooks)

45. Breaking the Waves (von Trier)

46. My Sex Life—Or How I Got Into an Argument (Desplechin)

47. The Night of the Hunter (Laughton)

48. Hannah and Her Sisters (Allen)

49. Sweetie (Campion)

50. Beau Travail (Denis)

51. Kicking and Screaming (Baumbach)

52. Tootsie (Pollack)

53.  The Red Shoes (Powell, Pressburger)

54. Bringing Up Baby (Hawks)

55. Dr. Strangelove (Kubrick)

56. True Grit (Coen Brothers)

57. The Sweet Hereafter (Egoyan)

58. Rebel Without a Cause (Ray)

59. Raising Arizona (Coens)

60. Flirting with Disaster (D. O. Russell)

61. Adaptation (Jonze)

62. Ghost World (Zwigoff)

63. West Side Story (Robbins, Wise)

64. A Separation (Farhadi)

65. Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson)

66. This is Spinal Tap (Reiner)

67. The Big Lebowski (Coens)

68. Mutual Appreciation (Bujalski)

69. The White Ribbon (Haneke)

70. Masculin Feminin (Godard)

71. Memento (Nolan)

72. Some Like It Hot (Wilder)

73. Trouble in Paradise (Lubitsch)

74. Metropolitan (Stillman)

75. The Host (Bong Joon-Ho)

76. The Squid and the Whale (Baumbach)

77. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry)

78. Chungking Express (Wong Kar Wai)

79. Vanya on 42nd St (Malle)

80. Red (Kieslowski)

81. Election (Payne)

82. Barcelona (Stillman)

83. Talk to Her (Almodovar)

84. Bad Santa (Zwigoff)

85. Shock Corridor (S. Fuller)

86. Donnie Darko (Kelly)

87.  empire of the sun (Spielberg)

88. Vertigo (Hitchcock)

89. The Best Intentions (August)

90. Naked (Leigh)

91. The Exorcist (Friedkin)

92. Stand by Me (Reiner)

93. E.T. (Spielberg)

94. Cache (Haneke)

95. L’Atalante (Vigo)

96. Duck Soup (McCarey)

97. Fight Club (Fincher)

98. Pulp Fiction (Tarantino)

99. A Place in the Sun (Stevens)

100. Say Anything (Crow)


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