Wednesday, February 23, 2011

50 favorite movies

Yes, it's Oscar Week... so I took a few moments to list my 50 favorite movies of all time. Maybe it was the story, the acting, the cinematography or simply who I was with when I first saw it... but these are the 50 I could watch again and again.

1. Casablanca
2. Godfather II
3. Matrix
4. Godfather
5. Empire Strikes Back
6. LOTR: Return of the King
7. Shawshank Redemption
8. Silence of the Lambs
9. West Side Story
10. Amadeus

11. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
12. Goodfellas
13. Notorious
14. Gladiator
15. Schindler’s List
16. To Kill a Mockingbird
17. Fargo
18. Passion of the Christ
19. Philadelphia
20. Wizard of Oz

21. Ghostbusters
22. The Sting
23. Heathers
24. It’s a Wonderful Life
25. Nothing in Common
26. Purple Rain
27. Rocky Horror Picture Show
28. Saturday Night Fever
29. Animal House
30. The Graduate

31. American Graffiti
32. Fight Club
33. Beauty and the Beast
34. Clockwork Orange
35. Frankenstein
36. Trading Places
37. Jaws
38. Kelly’s Heroes
39. Usual Suspects

40. Saving Private Ryan
41. Patton
42. Apocalypse Now
43. Breakfast Club
44. Bull Durham
45. Dead Poet’s Society
46. Moulin Rouge
47. Mystic River
48. Slumdog Millionaire
49. Tootsie
50. The Game

3 comments:

Kansas Bob said...

Love the list Ed. Too bad you don't live in KC -you would enjoy our guys movie night.

Ed G. said...

I would like that Bob... maybe one day!

nance marie said...

i haven't seen one of the movies up for the oscar this year. though i've seen quite a few on your list.