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Below are films I have in a video folder on a hard drive titled "Top 100," which isn't quite right, because there's more than 100 and not all of my preferred films are in there. However, please feel free to make me feel inadequate for my plebeian taste.

6th Sense
12 Angry Men
A.I.
ALIEN
ALIENS
Apollo 13
Assault on Precinct 13
Black Death
Blade Runner
Blade
Blood Simple
Bridge on the River Kwai, The
Cabin in the Woods
Children of Men
Conan
Count of Monte Cristo, The
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Das Boot
Dead Zone, The
Devil's Advocate
Drag Me to Hell
Drive
Duellists
Edge of Tomorrow
Escape from New York
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Ex Machina
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fellowship of the Ring, The
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Fight Club
Fisher King
Frailty
French Kiss
Fright Night
Galaxy Quest
Ghostbusters
Goodfellas
Jackie Brown
Jaws
John Wick
Jurassic Park
Krampus
Lawrence of Arabia
Manhunter
Matrix, The
Minority Report
Misery
Mist, The
Momento
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Moon
Name of the Rose, The
No Country For Old Men
Office Space
Outlaw Josey Wales
Patterns
Pitch Black
Prestige
Professional, The
Pulp Fiction
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raising Arizona
Reservoir Dogs
Return of the King
Revenant, The
Ridicule
Right Stuff, The
Ring, The
Risky Business
Road Warrior
Road, The
Salton Sea, The
Saving Private Ryan
Sicario
Silence of the Lambs
SLC Punk
Star Trek II
Star Wars, A New Hope
Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars, The Return of the Jedi
Synecdoche
Team America
There Will Be Blood
Thing, The
Tombstone
Training Day
True Grit
Two Towers, The
U-571
Usual Suspects
Vanilla Sky
War of the Worlds
When Harry Met Sally



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Below are films I have in a video folder on a hard drive titled "Top 100," which isn't quite right, because there's more than 100 and not all of my preferred films are in there. However, please feel free to make me feel inadequate for my plebeian taste.

6th Sense
12 Angry Men
A.I.
ALIEN
ALIENS
Apollo 13

Assault on Precinct 13
Black Death
Blade Runner
Blade
Blood Simple
Bridge on the River Kwai, The

Cabin in the Woods
Children of Men
Conan
Count of Monte Cristo, The
CUBE
Das Boot
Dead Zone, The
Devil's Advocate
Drag Me to Hell
Drive

Duellists
Edge of Tomorrow
Escape from New York
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Ex Machina

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fellowship of the Ring, The
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Fight Club
Fisher King
Frailty

French Kiss
Fright Night
Galaxy Quest
Ghostbusters
Goodfellas
Jackie Brown

Jaws
John Wick
Jurassic Park

Krampus
Lawrence of Arabia
Manhunter
Matrix, The
Minority Report
Misery
Mist, The

Momento
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Moon
Name of the Rose, The
No Country For Old Men
Office Space
Outlaw Josey Wales
Patterns
Pitch Black
Prestige
Professional, The
Pulp Fiction
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raising Arizona
Reservoir Dogs

Return of the King
Revenant, The
Ridicule
Right Stuff, The
Ring, The

Risky Business
Road Warrior
Road, The

Salton Sea, The
Saving Private Ryan
Sicario
Silence of the Lambs
SLC Punk
Star Trek II
Star Wars, A New Hope
Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars, The Return of the Jedi

Synecdoche
Team America
There Will Be Blood
Thing, The

Tombstone
Training Day
True Grit

Two Towers, The
U-571
Usual Suspects
Vanilla Sky
War of the Worlds
When Harry Met Sally
Red means it's probably in my 'no holds barred' Top 100. Blue means yeah, I'm all around and into it (and all over it and really like it.)
Light green means I've seen it. Dark green means I may have seen it, but I've forgotten most and need to see it again to be any kind of judge.
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That is a great list. There is about a dozen I haven't seen and probably a handful I either didn't like or wasn't a huge fan of, but that's me. I do acknowledge I'm in the minority in most cases.
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Alphabetical, I see. Seriously, itís not a bad list.
Thereís a lot I like, a lot I love, and some not so much.
But at least thereís no Star Crash in there



Those movies rule, as far as I can tell. Sorry I kind of forgot what the thread is about.



Oh, and Iíve seen 71/100 by my count.

In that case, I'd wager that there are at least 10 or so of the 29 you haven't seen that you would enjoy quite a bit.



It'd be cool to have them in ranked order. Or at least a ranked TOP 25.
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Pretty good list. Plenty of great films and plenty of really good ones as well. I'm curious what your top 10 among those would be.

That's a tough call.



In no particular order I guess,
Memento (brilliant structure)

No Country for Old Men (existential gut punch)

When Harry Met Sally (pefect little romcom)

Pulp Fiction (Quentin's Best)

Blade Runner (my #1)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (funny AF)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (Lucas and Spielberg at their apex)

The Thing (Carpenter's most mature work)

Fellowship of the Ring (such a good set-up)

Lawrence of Arabia (gotta have at least one true epic)




When Harry Met Sally (pefect little romcom)
I still haven't seen it, as I dislike most American romcoms.



I still haven't seen it, as I dislike most American romcoms.

I don't blame you. I count this one as one of those rare gems, a film that just works (e.g., Back to the Future, Ghostbusters) almost perfectly. The people who made it couldn't do it again, even if they tried (e.g., Back to the Future II, Ghostbusters II). I think Princess Bride is in this group. Lightning strikes from time-to-time and this rom-com can't be denied, IMO.



I've seen 78/94. The 16 I haven't seen are...

Black Death
Conan
Dead Zone, The
Duellists
Fisher King
French Kiss
Fright Night
Krampus
Name of the Rose, The
Patterns
Revenant, The
Ridicule
Salton Sea, The
SLC Punk
Star Trek II
Team America



A lot of great stuff here. Thanks for sharing?



please feel free to make me feel inadequate for my plebeian taste.

My list has nine Harry Potter movies on it.






The new season of For All Mankind revealed Kubrick finished this project in that world. I wonder how his version stacks up.



I've seen 78/94. The 16 I haven't seen are...

Black Death
Conan
Dead Zone, The
Duellists
Fisher King
French Kiss
Fright Night
Krampus
Name of the Rose, The
Patterns
Revenant, The
Ridicule
Salton Sea, The
SLC Punk
Star Trek II
Team America

There are some good ones in there. I'd recommend, at least, The Salton Sea, Ridicule, The Name of the Rose, Fright Night, and Fisher King.



I just realized this list doesn't have Godzilla: Final Wars. It's clearly a bad list because of that.




The new season of For All Mankind revealed Kubrick finished this project in that world. I wonder how his version stacks up.
I watched A.I. last month and loved it. Fair criticisms could be made for its final act, but though I likely would've been satisfied with it being removed, I think it brought the fantasy v. reality themes together in a really bittersweet way.
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There are some good ones in there. I'd recommend, at least, The Salton Sea, Ridicule, The Name of the Rose, Fright Night, and Fisher King.
I know I saw Fright Night, probably a bunch of times, when I was a kid, but I barely remember it.



Black Death
Krampus
Patterns
Ridicule
Salton Sea, The

do we have year of release for these ones?



Black Death (2010)
Krampus (2015)
Patterns (1956)
Ridicule (1996)
Salton Sea, The (2002)

do we have year of release for these ones?

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