What Films Do I Like?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI’m trying to find a way to get across my taste in films in a number of ways on this site but I keep feeling that a simple way to achieve this is with a list, so here goes.

It’s certainly not comprehensive, there’ll be films I’ve forgotten and just because something’s not listed doesn’t mean I don’t like it. But this gives you a glimpse into my mind (don’t be scared). You’ll also see patterns in the directors that have impressed me, with Hitchcock’s films featuring particularly heavily early on.

1940s
1940 – Rebecca
1941 – Citizen Kane
1942 – Casablanca
1948 – Double Indemnity
1948 – Rope

1950s
1954 – Rear Window
1958 – Touch of Evil
1958 – Vertigo
1959 – North by Northwest

1960s
1960 – Peeping Tom
1960 – Psycho
1964 – Marnie
1964 – Dr Strangelove
1967 – The Jungle Book

1970s
1971 – Get Carter
1971 – A Clockwork Orange
1971 – Straw Dogs
1972 – The Godfather
1972 – Sleuth
1973 – The Exorcist
1974 – The Conversation
1974 – The Godfather Part II
1974 – Young Frankenstein
1975 – Jaws
1975 – One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
1976 – Assault on Precinct 13
1976 – Taxi Driver
1979 – Apocalypse Now

1980s
1980 – The Blues Brothers
1980 – Airplane
1982 – Deathtrap
1984 – The Terminator
1988 – Die Hard

1988 – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
1989 – Parenthood

1990s
1990 – The Silence of the Lambs
1990 – Goodfellas
1991 – JFK
1991 – Terminator 2: Judgement Day
1992 – Reservoir Dogs
1993 – Unforgiven
1994 – Pulp Fiction
1994 – The Shawshank Redemption
1995 – Se7en
1997 – Twin Town
1997 – The Spanish Prisoner
1999 – Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

2000s
2003 – Intolerable Cruelty
2004 – Shaun of the Dead
2004 – The Incredibles
2005 – V For Vendetta
2006 – Casino Royale
2006 – The Prestige
2007 – There Will Be Blood
2007 – Ratatouille
2007 – Hot Fuzz
2008 – Wall-E
2008 – The Dark Knight
2009 – Up

Recent
2010 – Inception
2012 – The Dark Knight Rises
2012 – Skyfall

What absolute favourites do you have? Stand By Me? Sound of Music? Lost Boys? Let me know.

 

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