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I almost accidentally deleted my list off my pc so decided I'd better post it… even though, with the exception of my top ten… eleven though one hundred are not in any particular order….

And, I will probably be changing out a few along the way as I re-watch a few movies I couldn't decide on and watch I few I've yet to see…. Oh, and yes, I know some of the movies on my list are crap… but I still like 'em…

So... I guess I'll start at 100 since you guys already know what 1 through 10 are....

100. Westworld (1973, Michael Crichton)

Try to make me shut-up.

99. Sleepers (1996, Barry Levinson)

The temperature topped out at ninety-eight degrees the day our lives were forever altered.

98. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992, Francis Ford Coppola)

I am the last of my kind.

97. King Arthur (2004, Antoine Fuqua)

My father told me great tales of you.

96. Desperado (1995, Robert Rodriguez)

Bless me, Father, for I have just killed quite a few men.

95. Angel Heart (1987, Alan Parker)

I gotta thing about chickens.

94. The Long Riders (1980, Walter Hill)

First getting shot, then getting married - bad habits.

93. Les Misérables (1998, Billie August)

Is it true? Are you a convict?

92. A Christmas Story (1983, Bob Clark)

He looks like a deranged Easter Bunny.

91. The Illusionist (2006, Neil Burger)

Everything you have seen here has been an illusion.

90. Girl, Interrupted (1999, James Mangold)

I am a crazy girl. Seriously.
You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough.
~William Blake ~

AiSv Nv wa do hi ya do...
(Walk in Peace)

"Money won is twice as sweet as money earned."

89. The Quick and the Dead (1995, Sam Raimi)

I'm gonna kill you if I have to ride all the way to hell to do it.

88. The Breakfast Club (1985, John Hughes)

Screws fall out all the time, the world is an imperfect place.

87. The Princess Bride (1987, Rob Reiner)

Life is pain, Highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.

86. A Time to Kill (1996, Joel Schumacher )

Yes, they deserved to die and I hope they burn in hell!

85. Highlander (1986, Russell Mulcahy)

You can't drown, you fool, you're immortal!

84. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, George Roy Hill)

Think ya used enough dynamite there, Butch?

83. The Usual Suspects (1995, Bryan Singer)

How do you shoot the devil in the back? What if you miss?

82. Paradise Road (1997, Bruce Beresford)

The will to survive is strong, stronger than anything.

81. The King and I (1956, Walter Lang)

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera!

80. The Magnificent Seven (1960, John Sturges)

He's a good gun, and we aren't heading for a church social.

79. Frailty (2001, Bill Paxton)

Only demons should fear me... and you're not a demon are you?

78. Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story (1992, Michael Apted)

They were there to make trouble…

77. Memento (2000, Christopher Nolan)

We all need mirrors to remind ourselves who we are. I'm no different.

76. Sense and Sensibility (1995, Ang Lee)

You talk of feeling idle and useless. Imagine how that is compounded when one has no hope, no choice of any occupation whatsoever.

75. Bullitt (1968, Peter Yates)

Look, you work your side of the street, and I'll work mine.

74. Hero (2002, Yimou Zhang)

People give up their lives for many reasons.

73. The Haunting (1963, Robert Wise)

Can't you feel it? It's alive... watching.

72. 'O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000, Joel Cohen)

Damn! We're in a tight spot!

71. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993, Lasse Hallström)

We don't really move, we'd like to but... my mom is sort of attached to the house.

70. Goodfellas (1990, Martin Scorsese)

Jimmy was the kind of guy that rooted for bad guys in the movies.

69. Big Fish (2003, Tim Burton)

And that's my life story.

68. The Magdalene Sisters (2002, Peter Mullen)

I'd commit any sin, mortal or otherwise, to get the hell out of here.

67. Million Dollar Baby (2004, Clint Eastwood)

Mo cuishle* (means my darling. My blood)

* Note: Was actually misspelled in the movie. Correct spelling -- Mo chuisle

66. The Departed (2006, Martin Scorsese)

I don't want to be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me.

65. Better Off Dead (1985, Savage Steve Holland)

Two dollars! I want my two dollars!

64. Iron Jawed Angels (2004, Katja von Garnier)

I was put in a straight jacket and taken to the psychopathic ward. I could not see my family or friends, counsel was denied me. I saw no other prisoners and heard nothing of them. I could see no papers.

63. Pulp Fiction (1994, Quentin Tarantino)

And you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee.

62. Stir of Echoes (1999, David Koepp)

I'm supposed to dig.

61. Predator (1987, John McTiernan)

What the hell ARE you?

60. Dances with Wolves (1990, Kevin Costner)

The white men who wore this came around the time of my grandfather's grandfather. Eventually we drove them out. Then the Mexicans came. But they do not come here any more. In my own time, the Texans. They have been like all the others. They take without asking. But I think you are right. I think they will keep coming. When I think of that, I look at this helmet. I don't know if we are ready for these people. Our country is all that we have, and we will fight to keep it.

59. Walk the Line (2005, James Mangold)

Hello, I'm Johnny Cash.

58. City Lights (1931, Charles Chaplin)

57. Legends of the Fall (1994, Edward Zwick)

Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness and they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy, or they become legends.

56. Cold Mountain (2003, Anthony Minghella)

Ain't no man better than me. On account of there's no man around here that ain't old, or full o' mischief.

55. Shakespeare In Love (1998, John Madden)

You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.

54. Crash (2004, Paul Haggis)

I'll protect you, Daddy.

53. Interview with the Vampire (1994, Neil Jordan)

It's your coffin, my love. Enjoy it. Most of us never get to know what it feels like.

52. Henry V (1989, Kenneth Branagh )

We would not seek a battle as we are, yet as we are, we say we will not shun it.

51. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003, Gore Verbinski)

Drink up me 'earties. Yo ho.

50. High Plains Drifter (1973, Clint Eastwood)

A lot faster than you'll ever live to be.

49. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922, F. W. Murnau)

48. Almost Famous (2000, Cameron Crowe)

I never said I was a golden god... or did I?

47. Lethal Weapon (1987, Richard Donner)

You're not trying to draw a psycho pension! You really are crazy!

46. Benny & Joon (1993, Jeremiah S. Chechik)

Oh. Because you know, it seems to me that, aside from being a little mentally ill, she's pretty normal.

45. Windstruck (2004, Jae-young Kwak)

Sorry is not in my dictionary. If you want to hear it, change your name to Sorry. Then I'll call you Sorry.

44. Bonnie and Clyde (1967, Arthur Penn)

This here's Miss Bonnie Parker. I'm Clyde Barrow. We rob banks.

43. The Miracle Worker (1962, Arthur Penn)

It's less trouble to feel sorry for her than it is to teach her anything better.

42. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Ang Lee)

A sword by itself rules nothing. It only comes alive in skilled hands.

41. Amadeus (1984, Milos Forman)

My plan was so simple. It terrified me. First I must get the death mass and then, I must achieve his death.

40. Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997, Michael Cohn)

He dreams of fire. They tied him to a stake, then burned his family while he watched. And then they placed a red-hot cross of iron across his face, because he would not repent.

39. Some Mother’s Son (1996, Terry George)

A man was shot — he was somebody’s son like you’re mine.

38. North By Northwest (1959, Alfred Hitchcock)

I didn't realize you were an art collector. I thought you just collected corpses.

37. Once Upon A Time In the West (1968, Sergio Leone)

He's whittlin' on a piece of wood. I've got a feeling when he stops whittlin'... Somethin's gonna happen.

36. Blood Diamond (2006, Edward Zwick)

In America, it's bling bling. But out here it's bling bang.

35. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

What am I gonna say? "I killed the president of Paraguay with a fork. How've you been?"

34. Se7en (1995)

I tried to taste the life of a simple man. It didn't work out, so I took a souvenir...

33. Dogville (2003)

If there is any town this world would be better without, this is it.

32. In the Name of the Father (1993, Jim Sheridan)

I'm an innocent man. I spent 15 years in prison for something I didn't do. I watched my father die in a British prison for something he didn't do. And this government still says he's guilty. I want to tell them that until my father is proved innocent, until all the people involved in this case are proved innocent, until the guilty ones are brought to justice, I will fight on. In the name of my father and of the truth!

31. The Blues Brothers (1980, John Landis)

They're not gonna catch us. We're on a mission from God.

30. Amélie (2001, Jean-Pierre Jeunet)

I am nobody's little weasel.

Bright light. Bright light. Uh oh.
This is really rolling along, and it's all the more impressive for it. Now, I hope that I'm not interpreted as being sexist (I'm honestly trying not to be, and even more honestly, I don't believe I am), but at the other sites I post at, it's mostly a bunch of guys making lists, ostensibly to somehow remedy some or other. OR maybe, guys just like lists much more than women...

So, anyway, I'm impressed that you are putting up this list, not only all at once, but it's very personal, and no way, I don't see anything bad. I don't see a single film I wouldn't tell my daughter to watch.

OK, I hope I didn't infringe too much on your thread with my anecdotes. Sorry if I did.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. - John Wooden
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29. Apocalypse Now (1979, Francis Ford Coppola)

I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor.

28. The Boondock Saints (1999, Troy Duffy)

And Shepherds we shall be….

27. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006, Ken Loach)

I tried not to get into this war, and did, now I try to get out, and can't.

Óró, Sé do Bheatha 'Bhaile….

26. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones)

It's just a flesh wound.

25. Star Wars: Episode 4 - A New Hope (1977, George Lucas)

May the Force be with you.

24. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001,2,3, Peter Jackson)

One Ring to Rule Them All. One Ring to Find Them. One Ring to Bring Them All and In The Darkness Bind Them.

Note: Yes, I cheated a little on this one but to me, they are all one movie....

23. The Shining (1980, Stanley Kubrick)

Here's Johnny!

22. The Silence of the Lambs (1991, Jonathan Demme)

I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner.

21. The Crow (1994, Alex Proyas)

Victims; aren't we all?

20. Dead Man (1995, Jim Jarmusch )

Do you know my poetry?

Welcome to the human race...
Boondock Saints? Highlander? Desperado? Surprising choices, but it doesn't make them any less brilliant. I'm liking this.
You like that explanation? I prefer the explanation that it's a plot hole.

19. The Godfather (1972, Francis Ford Coppola)

It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

18. Unforgiven (1992, Clint Eastwood)

All right, I'm coming out. Any man I see out there, I'm gonna shoot him. Any sumbitch takes a shot at me, I'm not only gonna kill him, but I'm gonna kill his wife, all his friends, and burn his damn house down.

17. Trainspotting (1996, Danny Boyle)

For a vegetarian, Rents, you're a f***n' EVIL shot!

16. The Godfather II (1974, Francis Ford Coppola)

I don't feel I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies.

15. Much Ado About Nothing (1993, Kenneth Branagh)

I would my horse had the speed of your tongue . . .

14. Taxi Driver (1976, Martin Scorsese)

Now I see this clearly. My whole life is pointed in one direction. There never has been a choice for me.

13. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976, Clint Eastwood)

Get ready, little lady. Hell is coming to breakfast.

12. Rob Roy (1995, Michael Caton-Jones)

Honor is something that no man can give you and no man can take away.

11. Aliens (1986, James Cameron)

My mommy always said there were no monsters - no real ones - but there are.

10. The General (1927 Clyde Bruckman & Buster Keaton)

9. To Kill A Mockingbird (1962, Robert Mulligan)

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

8. Léon (1994, Luc Beeson)

No women, no kids, that's the rules.

7. Edward Scissorhands (1990, Tim Burton)

Hold Me…

6. The Seventh Seal (1957, Ingmar Bergman)

I met Death today. We are playing chess.

5. Thunderheart (1992, Michael Apted)

I don't need no radar, I can tell! I just listen to the wind; it said, "Fifty-nine, nail 'im!"

4. Skins (2002, Chris Eyre)

Help me blow the nose off George Washington at Rushmore.

3. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002, Phillip Noyce)

This girl is clever. She wants to go home.

2. Braveheart (1995, Mel Gibson)

Every man dies, not every man really lives.

1. The Last of the Mohicans (1992, Michael Mann)

he frontier moves with the sun and pushes the Red Man of these wilderness forests in front of it until one day there will be nowhere left. Then our race will be no more, or be not us.

Very classy 11-19. I'm personally happy that Josey Wales topped Unforgiven, but see, I like personal lists.

Thanks... I'm glad you enjoyed my list.... Josey Wales is my favorite Clint Eastwood... and I adore Chief Dan....

After looking over my list with all the pics, I decided I better not let my shrink see it... he'll have me on "the couch" for a month....

Very Nice list: 2 outta 3 make my top list. I would like to see a more in-depth critque fom you on the top 20 or so.
I'm thinking that every time a sincere person in Western Florida looks up at the Moon that Luna will be remembered, and that is certainly quite an accomplishment for such a sweet little girl

Mark F

The People's Republic of Clogher
What can I say?

These lists reveal a lot to me about MoFolks and, as I'm a nosy sod, I can't get enough of them.

I loved this one, especially as there are loads of Westerns on it.

Thanks Caity.
"Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how the Tatty 100 is done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves." - Brendan Behan