Top 50 Favorite Films

Big Fish (2003)

Because what kind of self respecting film buff would I be if I *didn’t* have a list?

1. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946; Frank Capra)
2. Fantasia (1940; Various)
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968; Stanley Kubrick)
4. Det sjunde inseglet / The Seventh Seal (1957; Ingmar Bergman)
5. The Night of the Hunter (1955; Charles Laughton)
6. Lucky Star (1929; Frank Borzage)
7. C’era una volta il West / Once Upon a Time in the West (1968; Sergio Leone)
8. The Godfather Part II (1974; Francis Ford Coppola)
9. Mononoke-hime / Princess Mononoke (1997; Hayao Miyazaki)
10. 25th Hour (2002; Spike Lee)

11. Le proces / The Trial (1962; Orson Welles)
12. Barry Lyndon (1975; Stanley Kubrick)
13. Big Fish (2003; Tim Burton)
14. Casablanca (1942; Michael Curtiz)
15. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962; John Ford)
16. Fargo (1996; Joel Coen)
17. La passion de Jeanne d’Arc / The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928; Carl Th. Dreyer)
18. Vertigo (1958; Alfred Hitchcock)
19. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989; Woody Allen)
20. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946; William Wyler)

21. Les Enfants du Paradis / Children of Paradise (1945; Marcel Carne)
22. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988; Martin Scorsese)
23. Schindler’s List (1993; Steven Spielberg)
24. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927; F.W. Murnau)
25. Singin’ in the Rain (1952; Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly)
26. Kaze tichinu / The Wind Rises (2013; Hayao Miyazaki)
27. American Graffiti (1973; George Lucas)
28. Amadeus (1984; Milos Forman)
29. Citizen Kane (1941; Orson Welles)
30. The General (1926; Buster Keaton)

31. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937; Leo McCarey)
32. The Great Dictator (1940; Charlie Chaplin)
33. Lawrence of Arabia (1962; David Lean)
34. Paris, Texas (1984; Wim Wenders)
35. Gojira (1954; Ishiro Honda)
36. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003; Peter Jackson)
37. Paths of Glory (1957; Stanley Kubrick)
38. The Innocents (1961; Jack Clayton)
39. Watership Down (1978; Martin Rosen)
40. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981; Steven Spielberg)

41. Waterloo Bridge (1940; Mervyn LeRoy)
42. Shichinin no samurai / Seven Samurai (1954; Akira Kurosawa)
43. Unforgiven (1992; Clint Eastwood)
44. Wo hu cang long / Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000; Ang Lee)
45. Anatomy of a Murder (1959; Otto Preminger)
46. Young Frankenstein (1974; Mel Brooks)
47. Ed Wood (1994; Tim Burton)
48. Goyangileul butaghae / Take Care of My Cat (2001; Jae-eun Jeong)
49. Banshun / Late Spring (1949; Yasujiro Ozu)
50. Duck Soup (1933; Leo McCarey)

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