Communicator (communicator) wrote,
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Californication

Yet another list post. I just can't resist them. Normbogs list of 50 best movies ever from his poll of the same. I've seen, and I hugely like, all of these, though I think Shawshank is over-rated (despite Tim Robbin, whom, rrrr)


01. Casablanca (Michael Curtiz - 1942)
02. The Godfather 1 (Francis Ford Coppola - 1972)
03. The Third Man (Carol Reed - 1949)
04. Dr Strangelove etc. (Stanley Kubrick - 1964)
04. Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese - 1990)
04. The Shawshank Redemption (Frank Darabont - 1994)
04. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock - 1958)
08. Chinatown (Roman Polanski - 1974)
08. It's a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra - 1946)
10. The Big Lebowski (Joel Coen - 1998)
10. Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean - 1962)
10. Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder - 1959)
13. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles - 1941)
13. This Is Spinal Tap (Rob Reiner - 1984)
15. Blade Runner (Ridley Scott - 1982)
15. The Godfather 2 (Francis Ford Coppola - 1974)
15. The Producers (Mel Brooks - 1968)
18. Annie Hall (Woody Allen - 1977)
18. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino - 1994)
18. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick - 1968)
18. The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming - 1939)

My top ten films? hmmm difficult

Get Carter
Alien
Blade Runner
Pulp Fiction
The Big Sleep
The Big Lebowski
Roshomon
Memento
LA Confidential
Spirited Away

This is hopless, I can't get a top ten at all. These will do.
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