'Ff'lo (fflo) wrote,

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
* 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
* To Have and Have Not
** The Big Sleep (1946)
The Hitch-Hiker

Key Largo
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

Harold and Maude
All The President's Men
Jeremiah Johnson

Life of Brian
Young Frankenstein
Annie Hall
Norma Rae
* Diva

Kiss of the Spider Woman
* Desert Hearts
Shirley Valentine

American Dreamer
The Shining
Crossing Delancey

* 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
The Big Lebowski
Howard's End

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

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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