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The LAN 100

Here, in vaguely chronological order, are 100 of my Favorite Movies. The ones with 2 stars are in the Top 10; the ones with one star are in the Top 25 (but not Top 10).

Dinner at Eight
Grand Hotel
Frankenstein
* It Happened One Night
** My Man Godfrey

The Joy Of Living
Bringing Up Baby
My Favorite Wife
The Awful Truth
** Holiday

** The Thin Man [and/or After The Thin Man, Another Thin Man, Shadow of the Thin Man, The Thin Man Goes Home, & Song of the Thin Man]
The Philadelphia Story
Citizen Kane
* Now Voyager
They Drive By Night

His Girl Friday
Casablanca
* To Have and Have Not
** The Big Sleep (1946)
The Hitch-Hiker

Key Largo
D.O.A.
Singin' in the Rain
The Seven Samurai
** All About Eve

High Noon
The African Queen
North By Northwest
* Rear Window
The Trouble With Harry

The Bridge on the River Kwai
Some Like It Hot
Lawrence of Arabia
* The Pajama Game
** The Music Man

The Apartment
* To Kill a Mockingbird
** The Manchurian Candidate
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Mary Poppins

Send Me No Flowers
The Incredible Mr. Limpet
The Hustler
Cool Hand Luke
Dr. Strangelove

* What a Way To Go
Hello Down There
Planet Of The Apes
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
M*A*S*H

Harold and Maude
All The President's Men
Jeremiah Johnson
Arthur
Manhattan

Life of Brian
Young Frankenstein
Annie Hall
Norma Rae
* Diva

Brazil
Kiss of the Spider Woman
* Desert Hearts
Shirley Valentine
Tootsie

American Dreamer
Tampopo
The Shining
Crossing Delancey
Moonstruck

* Bull Durham
Hannah and Her Sisters
** Manhattan Murder Mystery
Wings of Desire
** Babette's Feast

* Night On Earth
** Dead Again
Blood Simple
* When Night Is Falling
Mystery Train

The Wedding Banquet
Pulp Fiction
Ed Wood
* Groundhog Day
* Fargo

* Antonia's Line
Hairspray
The Big Lebowski
Pecker
Howard's End

Gods and Monsters
Dead Man
Boys Don't Cry
Fight Club
Drumline


Okay---got to stop fiddling with it. I'm sure I'll think of more later. It's light on the foreign films, too, and on classic horror and musicals and animation and a few other sorts. Like lesbian films. It's hard to stop at 100, that's for sure. I'm leaving off LOTR for now; have to digest it longer.
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