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I think my list has changed a bit in the last 4 years.

1. Amadeus

2. Blade Runner

3. Once Upon a Time in the West

4. The Searchers

5. American Graffiti

6. Braveheart

7. Raiders of the Lost Ark

8. The Empire Strikes Back

9. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

10. Goodfellas

Honorable mentions: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Citizen's Band, Alien, Immortal Beloved, The Fifth Element, Cool Hand Luke, and Rocky.

"The other versions will disappear. Even the 35 million tapes of Star Wars out there won’t last more than 30 or 40 years. A hundred years from now, the only version of the movie that anyone will remember will be the DVD version [of the Special Edition], and you’ll be able to project it on a 20’ by 40’ screen with perfect quality. I think it’s the director’s prerogative, not the studio’s to go back and reinvent a movie." - George Lucas

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This is constantly changing, but here it is:

1. The Wizard of Oz

2. Star Wars

3. Scream

4. Raiders of the Lost Ark

5. Breakfast Club

6. Halloween

7. Back to the Future

8. Heathers

9. Reservoir Dogs

10. Pulp Fiction

The Person in Question

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FAVORITE MOVIES
1. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
2. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
3. The Godfather (1972)
4. Soylent Green (1973)
5. Airplane! (1980)
6. North by Northwest (1959)
7. Jaws (1975)
8. Star Wars (1977)
9. Blade Runner (1982)
10. Raging Bull (1980)

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I hate trying to sort my favourite films by preference as I often don't prefer one over the other, but I'll give it a try this time around.

  1. A Goofy Movie
  2. The Mask of Zorro
  3. Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  4. The Lost Boys
  5. Highlander
  6. The Empire Strikes Back
  7. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  8. Army of Darkness
  9. Star Wars
  10. Stargate

I’ve 1190 movies, 297 TV shows, 244 short films, & 21 miniseries yet to obsessively compulsively rewatch. Kill me now.

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1) Murder By Death

2) Another Stakeout

3) MST3K The Movie

4) Planes, Trains & Automobiles

5) Galaxy Quest

6) Young Guns I & II

7) Clue

8) War And Peace

9) Airplane!

10) The Princess Bride

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Trooperman said:

FAVORITE MOVIES
1. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

 I like the sounds of that!

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DuracellEnergizer said:

I hate trying to sort my favourite films by preference as I often don’t prefer one over the other, but I’ll give it a try this time around.

  1. A Goofy Movie
  2. The Mask of Zorro
  3. Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  4. The Lost Boys
  5. Highlander
  6. The Empire Strikes Back
  7. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  8. Army of Darkness
  9. Star Wars
  10. Stargate

Time to try this again.

  1. The Ninth Configuration
  2. A Goofy Movie
  3. The Seventh Seal
  4. The Lost Boys
  5. The Mask of Zorro
  6. Highlander
  7. Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  8. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  9. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
  10. Psycho (1960)

My, how preferences change in just two years.

I’ve 1190 movies, 297 TV shows, 244 short films, & 21 miniseries yet to obsessively compulsively rewatch. Kill me now.

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Ooh, what a tough question. I have tonnes of favourite films, but I can’t order them. This is ten of my favourite films, listed in no order.

American Psycho (2000)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The Thing (1982)

Hot Fuzz (2007)

Boy (2010)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

The Big Lebowski (1998)

I really can’t decide which ones I like more, but I consider all of those films masterpieces.

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  1. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
  2. Amadeus (1984)
  3. Chinatown (1974)
  4. The Graduate (1967)
  5. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  6. Star Wars (1977)
  7. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  8. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
  9. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  10. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Some of these were tough, since I’ve probably got over 100 favorites, but these are generally the top.

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Handman said:

1. Amadeus

2. Star Wars

3. Empire Strikes Back

4. Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan

5. Toy Story

6. Grand Budapest Hotel

7. Amelie

8. Chinatown

9. Birdman

10. The Maltese Falcon

I evidently already posted in this thread. Some of these choices are odd, like Amelie and Birdman, not the ones I’d choose for a top 10 anymore, but the rest are still up there, just not in that order.

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Every time I try to form a top ten list, I always regret my order in seconds, or remember a movie that I hadn’t thought of prior to forming the list. So I gave up trying. Star Wars (1977) is #1 though. After that, I can never decide.

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EDIT: The only one here I would consider my “Number 1” is The Godfather, everything else is in no particular order.

The Godfather
Alien
Aliens
Superman: The Movie
The Empire Strikes Back
Raiders of The Lost Ark
The Dark Knight
Ghostbusters
Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home
Spirited Away

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Earl said:

Spirited Away

Uh o, someone mentioned anime, let the lengthy flame wars about anime’s subjective merits/objective trashiness commence!

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Ugh, this list is hard because my parents never allowed any rated R movies screened at our house. Obviously I have been able to see a few but I can definitely see this list being quite different a few years into college, when I get some time to explore Hitchcock, Kubrick, and Tarantino. Nevertheless, here it goes…

  1. The Empire Strikes Back (Absolute Perfection in my books)
  2. STAR WARS (Just a smidge below number 1, but still perfection)
  3. Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Epicness at it’s best)
  4. It’s A Wonderful Life (Emotionally beautiful)
  5. Spotlight (stuck with me a lot. Directed masterfully.)
  6. Back to the Future (A classic since childhood)
  7. Arrival (favorite sci-fi movie of all time)
  8. Inception (my favorite nolan film)
  9. Captain America : The Winter Soilder (Most would put TDK as their comic book movie of their top 10 list, but I digress)
  10. Rocky (inspiring and very re-watchable)

Man, I’m already regretting every aspect of this list haha

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That’s the thing, I can never make a top ten that I’m willing to stand behind. There’s just too many movies I love too much.

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In no particular order:

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Star Wars (1977)

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Return of the Jedi (1983)

Robocop (1987)

The Evil Dead (1981)

Evil Dead II (1987)

The Medieval Dead (a work-in-progress fanedit of Army of Darkness that I’m trying to get done)

Batman (1989)

Batman Returns (1992)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

Barry Lyndon (1975)

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984)

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Die Hard (1988)

ALien (1979)

Head (1969)

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Rocky (1976)

Back to the Future (1985)

Jaws (1975)

Jurassic Park (1993)

Yeah, yeah, it’s a top 30, but screw the thread rules, I can’t be expected to make important descisions like this! There are still things that I had to leave out!

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Dek Rollins said:

In no particular order:

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) YEP

Star Wars (1977) YEP

The Empire Strikes Back (1980) YEP

Return of the Jedi (1983) YEP

Robocop (1987) YEP

The Evil Dead (1981) DUNNO

Evil Dead II (1987) DUNNO

The Medieval Dead (a work-in-progress fanedit of Army of Darkness that I’m trying to get done) DUNNO

Batman (1989) YEP

Batman Returns (1992) NOPE

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) YEP

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) YEP

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) YEP

Barry Lyndon (1975) DUNNO

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) YEP

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991) NOPE

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) YEP

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) YEP

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984) YEP

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) MADE FOR TV

Spider-Man (2002) NOPE

Spider-Man 2 (2004) NOPE

Die Hard (1988) YEP

ALien (1979) YEP

Head (1969) DUNNO

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) YEP

Rocky (1976) DUNNO

Back to the Future (1985) YEP

Jaws (1975) YEP

Jurassic Park (1993) YEP

Yeah, yeah, it’s a top 30, but screw the thread rules, I can’t be expected to make important descisions like this! There are still things that I had to leave out!

You forgot ST:TVH, TERMINATOR, T2, ALIENS, FERRIS BEULLER, IJ:TEMPLE, IJ:LC…

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You’re right about some of those. New list, now top 35:

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Star Wars (1977)

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Return of the Jedi (1983)

Robocop (1987)

The Evil Dead (1981)

Evil Dead II (1987)

The Medieval Dead (a work-in-progress fanedit of Army of Darkness that I’m trying to get done)

Batman (1989)

Batman Returns (1992)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

Barry Lyndon (1975)

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991)

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984)

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Die Hard (1988)

ALien (1979)

Head (1969)

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Rocky (1976)

Back to the Future (1985)

Jaws (1975)

Jurassic Park (1993)

The Terminator (1984)

Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

I wouldn’t consider The Voyage Home quite good enough for a list like this, though I don’t dislike it. I do dislike Aliens, though.

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imperialscum said:

TV’s Frink said:

Dek Rollins said:

I do dislike Aliens, though.

Sad!

Aliens is great but the last half hour is awful.

I enjoy Aliens for what it is, but it’s barely a sequel to Alien. The “Assembly Cut” of Alien 3 (the Blu-ray version with its rerecorded dialog and fixed effects) is much closer in tone and quality to the first movie in my opinion.

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  1. The Third Man (1949) dir. by Carol Reed
  2. Touch of Evil (1958) dir. by Orson Welles
  3. Vertigo (1958) dir. by Alfred Hitchcock
  4. Notorious (1946) dir. by Alfred Hitchcock
  5. Citizen Kane (1941) dir. by Orson Welles
  6. Before Sunrise (1995) dir. by Richard Linklater
  7. The Bad Sleep Well (1960) dir. by Akira Kurosawa
  8. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) dir. by Sergio Leone
  9. The Terminator (1984) dir. by James Cameron
  10. The Empire Strikes Back (1980) dir. by Irvin Kershner