What are your top ten films of all times?

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earlgreyplease Sat 15-Sep-12 18:45:06

Have managed to miss virtually all films ever produced over the years not to mention not having seen all the best classics......am trying to catch up.....so need to make a long list!! Would love your input

Mintyy Sat 15-Sep-12 18:48:50

Raising Arizona
This Is Spinal Tap
Withnail & I
Rear Window
West Side Story
Pulp Fiction
Fargo
The Towering Inferno
Edward Scissorhands
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

gymboywalton Sat 15-Sep-12 18:50:38

oooh..hard!!! so many good ones!!

erm..not in any order..

etre et avoir
manhattan
it's a wonderful life
scrooge the musical
my big fat greek wedding
brief encounter[sob]

i am now going to think over my remaining four...

ThePieWhoLovedMe Sun 16-Sep-12 08:46:33

Shawshank Redemption
Kill bill x2
Usual suspects
Fight club
Butterfly effect
Sin City
Kick-ass
The green Mile
Pulp Fiction

hugandroll Sun 16-Sep-12 09:56:43

Shawshank redemption
Donnie darko
We were soldiers
Usual suspects
The green mile
Se7en
We need to talk about kevin
Silence of the lambs
Underworld (cheating because all of them I am counting as one)
Reservoir dogs

ThePieWhoLovedMe Sun 16-Sep-12 19:42:37

Loving your films Hugs !! Forgot about Se7en & SotL !!

hugandroll Sun 16-Sep-12 21:14:16

Thanks pie I love all of yours too, kick ass is amazing, just not in my top 10, prob in my top 20 though!

totallyfrazzled Sun 16-Sep-12 21:54:45

There's a Girl in My Soup
Somethings Gotta Give
Sophie's Choice
The Deer Hunter
Strange Days
High Society
Hannah and Her Sisters (Most Woody Allens actually!)
Gosford Park
The Great Gatsby
Au Revoir Les Enfants

FrankieMyDearIDontGiveADamn Sun 16-Sep-12 22:16:08

Hmmm...
<drums fingers together>

Hero (Tarrentino)
House of Flying Daggers.
Millennium Trilogy hmm
The Piano.
The Secretary.
Alice In Wonderland (Nick Willing or Tim Burton's)
Fight Club.
Inglorious Basterds.
Crank.
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?

smile

Okay - top one is the top but the others are in no particular order:

The Breakfast Club
The Wedding Singer
Breakfast At Tiffany's
Clueless
Nottinghill
About A Boy
Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
Pride And Prejudice (with KK)
Emma (with Kate Beckinsale)
The Princess Bride

joanofarchitrave Sun 16-Sep-12 22:24:50

Different top ten for different purposes, but:

All The President's Men
Amadeus
Danton
Persuasion (the BBC/Amanda Root/Ciaran Hinds version)
Rear Window
The Lady Vanishes
My Cousin Vinny
Splash
Le Nozze di Figaro (70s version with Mirella Freni as Susanna)
The Wicker Man

Now will go and read other people's.

joanofarchitrave Sun 16-Sep-12 22:26:10

Different top ten for different purposes, but:

All The President's Men
Amadeus
Danton
Persuasion (the BBC/Amanda Root/Ciaran Hinds version)
Rear Window
The Lady Vanishes
My Cousin Vinny
Splash
Le Nozze di Figaro (70s version with Mirella Freni as Susanna)
The Wicker Man

Now will go and read other people's.

joanofarchitrave Sun 16-Sep-12 22:26:31

Aargh, sorry!

My list changes all the time. Tonight I will say:

Stand by me
The white nights by Luchino Visconti
Monty Python and the meaning of life
The Descendants
Pulp Fiction
L'uomo che verra'
Young Frankenstein
Il giardino dei Finzi Contini
Star Wars
Carlito's way

Serious mood:
Magnolia
Live Flesh
Irreversible
Tricolour Blue
Consider the Lilies
Amistad
Amelie
The Godfather
Ivans XTC
Tricolour White

And I have realised that I didn't include any Woody Allen's, and I love all his movies.

joanofarchitrave Sun 16-Sep-12 22:37:49

Oh I'd forgotten Hannah and her Sisters.

Trashy mood:
Star Wars
My Cousin Vinny
Robocop
Fargo
Minority Report
Rocky III & IV
Intolerable Cruelty
School for Scoundrels (original)
The Italian Job (original)
Casino Royale

Probably changes depending on my mood, but for now in no particular order

Monty Python and the search for the holy grail
Beetlejuice
Anchorman - the legend or ron burgandy
drop dead fred
Sense and sensibility
Robin Hood Prince of thieves
Rocky horror picture show
Star trek 2 the wrath of Kahn
Sweeney Todd Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (stars Steve Martin and Michael Cain, worth a watch)

MrsWembley Sun 16-Sep-12 22:51:36

Well, we'll start with All The President's Men and A Princess Bride...

MrsWembley Sun 16-Sep-12 22:52:56

Sorry, that should have been The Princess Brideblush

MrsWembley Sun 16-Sep-12 22:57:09

West Side Story...

MrsWembley Sun 16-Sep-12 22:58:09

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (The Best Children's Film Ever)

MrsWembley Sun 16-Sep-12 22:59:02

Oh, and An Affair To Remember (except for the songs - dire!)

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Sun 16-Sep-12 23:00:21

There's a movie reviews topic? Wow!

Will have to think about the question...

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