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The big ol' movie list

windelina had this interesting list over on her LJ, with the IMDB.com list of the top 250 films. She had the ones she's seen in bold, and it was a pretty respectable list. Mine isn't so impressive, but it surprised me:

1 The Godfather (1972)
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

3 The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
4 The Godfather: Part II (1974)
5 Shichinin no samurai (1954) (Seven Samurai)
6 Schindler's List (1993)
7 Casablanca (1942)
8 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

9 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
10 Star Wars (1977)
11 Citizen Kane (1941)
12 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
13 Pulp Fiction (1994)

14 Rear Window (1954)
15 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
16 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
17 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
18 The Usual Suspects (1995)
19 Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966) (The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly)

20 Memento (2000)
21 12 Angry Men (1957)
22 Cidade de Deus (2002) (City of God)
23 North by Northwest (1959)
24 Psycho (1960)
25 It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
26 Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
27 Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001) (Amelie)
28 The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
29 Goodfellas (1990)
30 C'era una volta il West (1968) (Once Upon a Time in the West)
31 Sunset Blvd. (1950)
32 American Beauty (1999)
33 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
34 Vertigo (1958)
35 The Matrix (1999)
36 Apocalypse Now (1979)

37 To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
38 The Third Man (1949)
39 Paths of Glory (1957)
40 Fight Club (1999)

41 The Pianist (2002)
42 Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)(Spirited Away)
43 Taxi Driver (1976)
44 Singin' in the Rain (1952)
45 Double Indemnity (1944)
46 Boot, Das (1981)
47 Some Like It Hot (1959)
48 Chinatown (1974)
49 M (1931)
50 Rashômon (1950)
51 L.A. Confidential (1997)
52 Se7en (1995)
53 All About Eve (1950)
54 The Maltese Falcon (1941)
55 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
56 Requiem for a Dream (2000)
57 Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
58 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
59 Saving Private Ryan (1998)

60 Raging Bull (1980)
61 Alien (1979)
62 Léon (1994) (The Professional)
63 American History X (1998)
64 The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
65 Modern Times (1936)
66 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
67 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
68 The Wizard of Oz (1939)
69 The Sting (1973)

70 On the Waterfront (1954)
71 A Clockwork Orange (1971)
72 Ran (1985)
73 Vita è bella, La (1997) (Life is Beautiful)
74 Touch of Evil (1958)
75 Reservoir Dogs (1992)
76 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
77 Amadeus (1984)
78 The Great Escape (1963)
79 The Apartment (1960)
80 Finding Nemo (2003)
81 City Lights (1931)
82 Metropolis (1927)
83 Annie Hall (1977)
84 Jaws (1975)
85 High Noon (1952)
86 Aliens (1986)
87 The Shining (1980)
88 Braveheart (1995)

89 Sjunde inseglet, Det (1957) (The Seventh Seal)
90 Fargo (1996)
91 Strangers on a Train (1951)
92 Wo hu cang long (2000) (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)
93 The General (1927)
94 Donnie Darko (2001)
95 Nuovo cinema Paradiso (1989)
96 The Great Dictator (1940)
97 Blade Runner (1982)
98 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
99 Mononoke-hime (1997) (Princess Mononoke)
100 The Sixth Sense (1999)
101 Ladri di biciclette (1948) (The Bicycle Thief)
102 Yojimbo (1961)
103 The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
104 Duck Soup (1933)
105 Full Metal Jacket (1987)

106 Rebecca (1940)
107 The Princess Bride (1987)
108 The Big Sleep (1946)
109 Notorious (1946)

110 Forrest Gump (1994)
111 The Incredibles (2004)
112 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
113 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

114 Oldboy (2003)
115 It Happened One Night (1934)
116 Patton (1970)
117 The Graduate (1967)
118 Lola rennt (1998) (Run Lola Run)
119 Toy Story 2 (1999)
120 Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
121 The Deer Hunter (1978)
122 Cool Hand Luke (1967)

123 Unforgiven (1992)
124 Ying xiong (2002) (Hero)

125 Manhattan (1979)
126 Glory (1989)
127 The Elephant Man (1980)
128 Ben-Hur (1959)

129 The Philadelphia Story (1940)
130 The African Queen (1951)
131 The Searchers (1956)
132 The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
133 The Green Mile (1999)
134 Before Sunset (2004)
135 Amores perros (2000)
136 Bringing Up Baby (1938)
137 Mystic River (2003)
138 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
139 Smultronstället (1957) (Wild Strawberries)
140 Stalag 17 (1953)
141 Big Fish (2003)
142 Hable con ella (2002) (Talk to Her)
143 Back to the Future (1985)
144 A Christmas Story (1983)
145 Platoon (1986)
146 Gone with the Wind (1939)
147 The Night of the Hunter (1955)
148 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
149 The Hustler (1961)

150 Shrek (2001)
151 The Wild Bunch (1969)
152 The Gold Rush (1925)
153 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
154 The Straight Story (1999)
155 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

156 Bromenosets Potyomkin (1925) (The Battleship Potemkin)
157 Quatre cents coups, Les (1959) (The 400 Blows)
158 Young Frankenstein (1974)
159 Life of Brian (1979)

160 Dogville (2003)
161 Die Hard (1988)
162 Grande illusion, La (1937) (The Grand Illusion)
163 The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
164 His Girl Friday (1940)
165 Lost in Translation (2003)
166 Garden State (2004)
167 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
168 Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
169 Hotaru no haka (1988) (Grave of the Fireflies)
170 Spartacus (1960)
171 Ikiru (1952)
172 Roman Holiday (1953)
173 Gladiator (2000)
174 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
175 Festen (1998) (Celebration)
176 Charade (1963)
177 Sling Blade (1996)
178 The Conversation (1974)
179 Trois couleurs: Rouge (1994)
180 A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
181 Magnolia (1999)
182 Monsters, Inc. (2001)
183 The Killing (1956)
184 Toy Story (1995)
185 All the President's Men (1976)
186 Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922)
187 To Be or Not to Be (1942)
188 Gandhi (1982)
189 The Insider (1999)
190 Almost Famous (2000)
191 Brazil (1985)
192 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
193 A Night at the Opera (1935)
194 Ed Wood (1994)

195 Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
196 Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
197 Harvey (1950)
198 Groundhog Day (1993)
199 Passion de Jeanne d'Arc, La (1928)
200 Trainspotting (1996)
201 Twelve Monkeys (1995)
202 21 Grams (2003)
203 In America (2002)
204 Stand by Me (1986)
205 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
206 The Terminator (1984)
207 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

208 The Exorcist (1973)
209 Mulholland Dr. (2001)
210 Miller's Crossing (1990)
211 Strada, La (1954)
212 Being John Malkovich (1999)
213 The Lion in Winter (1968)

214 8½ (1963)
215 This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
216 Network (1976)
217 Finding Neverland (2004)
218 Rain Man (1988)
219 Laura (1944)
220 The Big Lebowski (1998)
221 The Station Agent (2003)
222 Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
223 Midnight Cowboy (1969)
224 The Right Stuff (1983)
225 King Kong (1933)
226 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
227 Snatch. (2000)
228 The 39 Steps (1935)
229 Stagecoach (1939)
230 Whale Rider (2002)
231 Persona (1966)
232 Rio Bravo (1959)
233 Fanny och Alexander (1982)
234 The Thin Man (1934)
235 The Untouchables (1987)
236 Sullivan's Travels (1941)
237 In the Heat of the Night (1967)
238 Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
239 Being There (1979)

240 Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
241 Planet of the Apes (1968)
242 The Last Samurai (2003)
243 Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
244 Adaptation. (2002)
245 Heat (1995)
246 Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta (1986) (Castle in the Sky)
247 Die xue shuang xiong (1989) (The Killer)
248 Barry Lyndon (1975)
249 Fa yeung nin wa (2000) In the Mood for Love)
250 Kumonosu jô (1957) (Throne of Blood)


Titles in bold, I've seen; titles in italics, I want to see; underlined titles, I had to stop watching because it got to be Too Much.

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