Saturday, June 03, 2006

Movies, movies, movies....

Saturdays are usually not my best time to write on here so today we're doing something easy. Below is the AFI list of the top 100 movies. I have seen quite a few of them....I made BOLD the ones I have seen....and left the others plain. A bit like I did with books. I count 67 that I've seen. How many of these have you seen??


1. CITIZEN KANE (1941)
2. CASABLANCA (1942)
3. THE GODFATHER (1972)
4. GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
5. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
6. THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
7. THE GRADUATE (1967)
8. ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)

9. SCHINDLER'S LIST (1993) I know this is an important movie but I just don't want to be that depressed!
10. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (1952)
11. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
12. SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
13. THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (1957)
14. SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
15. STAR WARS (1977)
16. ALL ABOUT EVE (1950)
17. THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951)
18. PSYCHO (1960)
19. CHINATOWN (1974)
20. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (1975)
21. THE GRAPES OF WRATH (1940
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22. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
23. THE MALTESE FALCON (1941)

24. RAGING BULL (1980)
25. E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
26. DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
27. BONNIE AND CLYDE (1967)

28. APOCALYPSE NOW (1979)
29. MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939)
30. THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948)
31. ANNIE HALL (1977)
32. THE GODFATHER PART II (1974)
33. HIGH NOON (1952)
34. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962)
35. IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934)
36. MIDNIGHT COWBOY (1969)
37. THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (1946)
38. DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944)
39. DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
40. NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)
41. WEST SIDE STORY (1961)
42. REAR WINDOW (1954)

43. KING KONG (1933) I'm not really into big apes!
44. THE BIRTH OF A NATION (1915) And I'm NOT that old! I do know that Lillian Gish starred in this movie. Do I get points for that??
45. A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951)
46. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (1971)
47. TAXI DRIVER (1976)
48. JAWS (1975)
49. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937)
50. BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
51. THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940)
52. FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953)
53. AMADEUS (1984)

54. ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930)
55. THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)
56. M*A*S*H (1970) I know - GASP! - I have seen parts of this movie but not the entire movie! I watched the tv show tho and loved it.
57. THE THIRD MAN (1949)
58. FANTASIA (1940)
59. REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955)
60. RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981) My kids warned me about the SNAKES!
61. VERTIGO (1958)
62. TOOTSIE (1982)
63. STAGECOACH (1939)
64. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)

65. THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991) No way!
66. NETWORK (1976) I have seen parts of this one.
67. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (1962)
68. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951)
69. SHANE (1953)
70. THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)
71. FORREST GUMP (1994)
72. BEN-HUR (1959)
73. WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1939)

74. THE GOLD RUSH (1925)
75. DANCES WITH WOLVES (1990)
76. CITY LIGHTS (1931) Don't know this one....a little before my time.
77. AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)
78. ROCKY (1976)
79. THE DEER HUNTER (1978)
80. THE WILD BUNCH (1969)

81. MODERN TIMES (1936)
82. GIANT (1956)
83. PLATOON (1986)
84. FARGO (1996)
85. DUCK SOUP (1933)
86. MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935)
87. FRANKENSTEIN (1931)
88. EASY RIDER (1969)
89. PATTON (1970)

90. THE JAZZ SINGER (1927)
91. MY FAIR LADY (1964)
92. A PLACE IN THE SUN (1951)
93. THE APARTMENT (1960)

94. GOODFELLAS (1990)
95. PULP FICTION (1994) I'm probably the only person who hasn't seen this movie! Again, I've seen parts of it.
96. THE SEARCHERS (1956)
97. BRINGING UP BABY (1938)
98. UNFORGIVEN (1992)
99. GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER (1967)
100. YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)


I'm still not able to upload any photos!! So hopefully that issue will be resolved in the next year or so!!

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous2:14 PM

    Oh Mom.. Citizen Kane, Schindler's List & Network? How did you miss these! Must sees!

    -That was a fun list.. and a good reminder of some films I haven't seen! ~M er..uh.. SWHP

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  2. I want a new list, I mean you can keep Gone With the Wind and Wuthering Heights and some of the others but what about Dirty Dancing, Pretty Woman,Green Mile,I think the Goonies was as good as ET.and what about The Ten Commandments with C.H. as Moses, loved that movie.Oh and what about Wizard of Oz, well I think I'll just take myself on outa here on the yellow brick road. Anyway it was a fun list to read. WG

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