Robo's "Top 100" Movies

Main Page - Master Movie List - Top 100 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012

My favorite movies in Chronological Order:
(these are all films I've seen more than once and rated a 10)
* = films I own on DVD

Seven Chances (1925, Buster Keaton) *

Metropolis (1927, Fritz Lang) *

Sunrise (1927, F.W. Murnau) *

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Carl Theodor Dreyer) *

Un Chien Andalou (1929, Luis Buñuel)

M (1931, Fritz Lang) *

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933, Mervyn LeRoy) *

It Happened One Night (1934, Frank Capra) *

His Girl Friday (1940, Howard Hawks) *

Meshes of the Afternoon (1943, Maya Deren & Alexander Hammid)

Scarlet Street (1945, Fritz Lang) *

Beauty and the Beast (1946, Jean Cocteau) *

The Big Sleep (1946, Howard Hawks) *

Rope (1948, Alfred Hitchcock) *

The Third Man (1949, Carol Reed) *

The Set-Up (1949, Robert Wise) *

The Asphalt Jungle (1950, John Huston) *

Gun Crazy (1950, Joseph H. Lewis) *

A Place in the Sun (1951, George Stevens) *

Seven Samurai (1954, Akira Kurosawa) *

On the Waterfront (1954, Elia Kazan) *

Kiss Me Deadly (1955, Robert Aldrich) *

Pather Panchali (1955, Satyajit Ray)

Rebel Without a Cause (1955, Nicholas Ray) *

Written on the Wind (1956, Douglas Sirk) *

Nights of Cabiria (1957, Federico Fellini) *

The Seventh Seal (1957, Ingmar Bergman) *

Il Grido (1957, Michelangelo Antonioni) *

Vertigo (1958, Alfred Hitchcock) *

North by Northwest (1959, Alfred Hitchcock) *

Shadows (1959, John Cassavetes) *

The Apartment (1960, Billy Wilder) *

Cleo from 5 to 7 (1961, Agnès Varda)

Lawrence of Arabia (1962, David Lean) *

L' Eclisse (1962, Michelangelo Antonioni) *

8 1/2 (1963, Federico Fellini) *

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964, Jacques Demy) *

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

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966, Sergio Leone) *

Au hasard Balthazar (1966, Robert Bresson) *

Bonnie and Clyde (1967, Arthur Penn) *

Playtime (1967, Jacques Tati) *

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, Stanley Kubrick) *

Romeo and Juliet (1968, Franco Zeffirelli) *

Midnight Cowboy (1969, John Schlesinger) *

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969, Sydney Pollack) *

Walkabout (1971, Nicolas Roeg) *

Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972, Werner Herzog) *

The Godfather (1972, Francis Ford Coppola)

Badlands (1973, Terrence Malick)

Chinatown (1974, Roman Polanski) *

Swept Away by an Unusual Destiny in the Blue Sea of August (1974, Lina Wertmüller)

Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975, Peter Weir) *

Jaws (1975, Steven Spielberg) *

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975, Milos Forman) *

Nashville (1975, Robert Altman) *

I Claudius (1976, Herbert Wise) *

Network (1976, Sidney Lumet) *

Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch) *

Annie Hall (1977, Woody Allen) *

Manhattan (1979, Woody Allen)

Quadrophenia (1979, Franc Roddam) *

Apocalypse Now (1979, Francis Ford Coppola) *

Alien (1979, Ridley Scott) *

Being There (1979, Hal Ashby)

The Shining (1980, Stanley Kubrick) *

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981, Steven Spielberg)

Das Boot (1981, Wolfgang Petersen) *

Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott) *

Blood Simple (1984, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen) *

Brazil (1985, Terry Gilliam) *

Ran (1985, Akira Kurosawa) *

Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch) *

Dangerous Liaisons (1988, Stephen Frears) *

The Last Temptation of Christ (1988, Martin Scorsese) *

Twin Peaks (1990, David Lynch, Duwayne Dunham, Tina Rathborne, Tim Hunter, Lesli Linka Glatter, Caleb Deschanel, Mark Frost) *

Slacker (1991, Richard Linklater) *

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993, Henry Selick) *

Groundhog Day (1993, Harold Ramis) *

The Remains of the Day (1993, James Ivory)

Heavenly Creatures (1994, Peter Jackson) *

Red (1994, Krzysztof Kieslowski) *

Se7en (1995, David Fincher) *

Twelve Monkeys (1995, Terry Gilliam) *

Fargo (1996, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen) *

Lost Highway (1997, David Lynch) *

Men with Guns (1997, John Sayles)

Run Lola Run (1998, Tom Tykwer) *

Velvet Goldmine (1998, Todd Haynes) *

Being John Malkovich (1999, Spike Jonze) *

Magnolia (1999, Paul Thomas Anderson) *

Songs from the Second Floor (2000, Roy Andersson) *

The Heart of the World (2000, Guy Maddin) *

Memento (2000, Christopher Nolan) *

Requiem for a Dream (2000, Darren Aronofsky) *

Amelie (2001, Jean-Pierre Jeunet) *

Mulholland Dr. (2001, David Lynch) *

Donnie Darko (2001, Richard Kelly) *

Ghost World (2001, Terry Zwigoff) *

Talk to Her (2002, Pedro Almodóvar)

Hukkle (2002, György Pálfi)

Lord of the Rings (2001-2003, Peter Jackson) *

The Saddest Music in the World (2003, Guy Maddin) *

3-Iron (2004, Ki-duk Kim) *

The New World (2005, Terrence Malick) *

Planet Terror (2007, Robert Rodriguez) *