Yearly Top 10 Lists

My Top 10 Films by Year



2016

1. Train to Busan
2. Kubo and the Two Strings
3. Hell or High Water
4. Green Room
5. Captain Fantastic
6. The Wailing
7. Lion
8. The Edge of Seventeen
9. The Autopsy of Jane Doe
10. The Witch


2015

1. The Hateful Eight
2. The Revenant
3. We Are Still Here
4. Spotlight
5. Mad Max:Fury Road
6. The Invitation
7. The Final Girls
8. The Visit
9. The Walk
10. Gravy


2014

1. Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
2. Whiplash
3. The Babadook
4. Guardians of the Galaxy
5. The Grand Budapest Hotel
6. It Follows
7. Boyhood
8. Captain America: Winter Soldier
9. A Most Violent Year
10. Starry Eyes


  2013

1. The Wolf of Wall Street
2. Evil Dead
3. Gravity
4. Star Trek: Into Darkness
5. Blue Jasmine
6. The Conjuring
7. Finding Vivian Maier
8. 12 Years a Slave
9. Ida
10. This is the End



  2012

1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
2. Django Unchained
3. Skyfall
4. Life of Pi
5. The Avengers
6. Dredd
7. Cabin in the Woods
8. Lincoln
9. Moonrise Kingdom
10. Chronicle




  2011

1. Midnight in Paris
2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
3. Attack the Block
4. Captain America: The First Avenger
5. Red State
6. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
7. Samsara
8. Moneyball
9. X-Men: First Class
10. Paul



  2010

1. True Grit
2. The Dead
3. Troll Hunter
4. Inception
5. The Fighter
6. Kick-Ass
7. The King's Speech
8. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
9. The Cave of Forgotten Dreams
10. Stake Land



  2009

1. Inglourious Basterds
2. Ponyo
3. Where the Wild Things Are
4. Moon
5. Gomorrah
6. The Hangover
7. Watchmen
8. Trick 'r Treat
9. The Fantastic Mr. Fox
10. District 9



  2008

1. Rachel Getting Married
2. Let the Right One In
3. The Dark Knight
4. Snow Angels
5. Blindness
6. Boarding Gate
7. The Killing of John Lennon
8. The Orphanage
9. The Wrestler
10. Hunger



  2007

1. No Country for Old Men
2. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Rob't Ford
3. Inside
4. Grindhouse
5. Zodiac
6. There Will Be Blood
7. Hot Fuzz
8. The Darjeeling Limited
9. [REC]
10. Across the Universe



  2006

1. The Departed
2. Children of Men
3. Pan's Labyrinth
4. Casino Royale
5. Little Children
6. V for Vendetta
7. The Wind that Shakes the Barley
8. The Queen
9. The Hills Have Eyes
10. Deja Vu



  2005

1. Grizzly Man
2. Match Point
3. The Descent
4. Sin City
5. Capote
6. The Devil's Rejects
7. Hustle & Flow
8. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
9. Good Night, and Good Luck
10. Lords of Dogtown



  2004

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2. Kill Bill, Vol. 2
3. Downfall
4. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
5. House of Flying Daggers
6. Spider Man 2
7. Dawn of the Dead
8. Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession
9. The Aviator
10. Napoleon Dynamite



  2003

1. The Dreamers
2. American Splendor
3. Kill Bill, Vol. 1
4. Oldboy
5. Lost in Translation
6. Elephant
7. The Station Agent
8. All the Real Girls
9. Matchstick Men
10. In America



2002

1. Ju-On
2. 25th Hour
3. Hero
4. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
5. Minority Report
6. The Ring
7. Far From Heaven
8. Talk to Her
9. Adaptation
10. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers



  2001

1. Spirited Away
2. The Royal Tenenbaums
3. Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
4. Mulholland Dr.
5. In the Bedroom
6. Gosford Park
7. Ghost World
8. Moulin Rouge
9. Shrek
10. Hedwig and the Angry Inch



  2000

1. Requiem for a Dream
2. Shadow of the Vampire
3. Memento
4. George Washington
5. Sexy Beast
6. High Fidelity
7. In the Mood for Love
8. Snatch
9. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
10. Traffic



  1999

1. Being John Malkovich
2. Magnolia
3. The Matrix
4. Ratcatcher
5. Fight Club
6. Sleepy Hollow
7. American Beauty
8. The War Zone
9. The Insider
10. Felicia's Journey



  1998

1. The Big Lebowski
2. Rushmore
3. Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels
4. The Truman Show
5. Dark City
6. Saving Private Ryan
7. Run Lola Run
8. John Carpenter's Vampires
9. He Got Game
10. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas



  1997

1. The Sweet Hereafter
2. Boogie Nights
3. Jackie Brown
4. L.A. Confidential
5. The ice Storm
6. Donnie Brasco
7. Insomnia
8. Contact
9. Nil by Mouth
10. The Fifth Element



  1996

1. Fargo
2. Scream
3. Waiting for Guffman
4. Bottle Rocket
5. Breaking the Waves
6. Hard Eight
7. From Dusk Till Dawn
8. Trainspotting
9. Bound
10. Kingpin



  1995

1. The Usual Suspects
2. Se7en
3. 12 Monkeys
4. Heat
5. Dead Man
6. Toy Story
7. Casino
8. Leaving Las Vegas
9. Sense and Sensibility
10. Kids



  1994

1. Pulp Fiction
2. Chungking Express
3. Exotica
4. The Shawshank Redemption
5. Three Colors: Red
6. Ed Wood
7. Crumb
8. Heavenly Creatures
9. Clerks
10. Leon the Professional



  1993

1. Schindler's List
2. The Piano
3. Three Colors: Blue
4. The Nightmare Before Christmas
5. In the Name of the Father
6. Jurassic Park
7. The Age of Innocence
8. Short Cuts
9. True Romance
10. Anchoress



  1992

1. Unforgiven
2. Reservoir Dogs
3. Malcolm X
4. Glengarry Glen Ross
5. Porco Rosso
6. Candyman
7. Romper Stomper
8. Dead Alive
9. The Player
10. The Crying Game




  1991

1. JFK
2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
3. Beauty and the Beast
4. The Silence of the Lambs
5. Night on Earth
6. The Commitments
7. Barton Fink
8. Naked Lunch
9. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
10. New Jack City



  1990

1. Goodfellas
2. Miller's Crossing
3. La Femme Nikita
4. Tremors
5. Europa Europa
6. Edward Scissorhands
7. King of New York
8. Die Hard 2: Die Harder
9. Close-Up
10. Total Recall



  1989

1. Do the Right Thing
2. The Decalogue
3. Say Anything
4. My Left Foot
5. Crimes and Misdemeanors
6. Pet Sematary
7. Glory
8. Mystery Train
9. Roger & Me
10. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure



  1988

1. The Last Temptation of Christ
2. A Fish Called Wanda
3. Cinema Paradiso
4. My Neighbor Totoro
5. The Thin Blue Line
6. Die Hard
7. Grave of the Fireflies
8. Beetlejuice
9. The Big Blue
10. Hellbound: Hellraiser 2



  1987

1. The Untouchables
2. Hellraiser
3. Wings of Desire
4. Evil Dead II
5. The Princess Bride
6. Planes, Trains and Automobiles
7. Angel Heart
8. Full Metal Jacket
9. Robocop
10. Predator



  1986

1. Stand By Me
2. Aliens
3. Platoon
4. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
5. The Fly
6. Hannah and her Sisters
7. Big Trouble in Little China
8. Sid & Nancy
9. Salvador
10. Something Wild



  1985

1. Vagabond
2. Day of the Dead
3. Back to the Future
4. The Quiet Earth
5. Brazil
6. After Hours
7. The Purple Rose of Cairo
8. Re-Animator
9. The Breakfast Club
10. Return of the Living Dead



  1984

1. Once Upon a Time in America
2. This is Spinal Tap
3. Blood Simple
4. Amadeus
5. A Nightmare on Elm Street
6. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
7. Ghostbusters
8. Beverly Hills Cop
9. The Pope of Greenwich Village
10. TIE: Repo Man
10. TIE: Romancing the Stone



  1983

1. Local Hero
2. The Right Stuff
3. Zelig
4. Trading Places
5. Wargames
6. The Outsiders
7. Christine
8. Scarface
9. Psycho II
10. National Lampoon's Vacation



  1982

1. Fanny and Alexander
2. The Thing
3. Pink Floyd The Wall
4. Poltergeist
5. The Draughtsman's Contract
6. The Verdict
7. Blade Runner
8. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
9. The Year of Living Dangerously
10. The World According to Garp



  1981

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. The Road Warrior
3. The Evil Dead
4. My Bloody Valentine
5. Excalibur
6. Ragtime
7. The Prowler
8. Escape from New York
9. Time Bandits
10. Quest for Fire



  1980

1. Raging Bull
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. The Shining
4. Friday the 13th
5. Superman II
6. Used Cars
7. The Big Red One
8. The Long Good Friday
9. The Elephant Man
10. Maniac



  1979

1. Alien
2. Apocalypse Now
3. Zombie
4. Manhattan
5. Life of Brian
6. All That Jazz
7. Time After Time
8. The Kids are Alright
9. The Warriors
10. When a Stranger Calls



  1978

1. Dawn of the Dead
2. Days of Heaven
3. Halloween
4. The Deer Hunter
5. Gates of Heaven
6. The Long Weekend
7. Midnight Express
8. Superman: The Movie
9. The Boys in Company C
10. Five Deadly Venoms



  1977

1. Annie Hall
2. Stroszek
3. Star Wars
4. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
5. Saturday Night Fever
6. Slap Shot
7. High Anxiety
8. The Spy Who Loved Me
9. Suspiria
10. Which Way is Up?



  1976

1. Taxi Driver
2. Network
3. Rocky
4. Carrie
5. All the President's Men
6. Marathon Man
7. Assault on Precinct 13
8. The Bad News Bears
9. Master of the Flying Guillotine
10. The Omen



  1975

1. Jaws
2. Nashville
3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
4. Grey Gardens
5. Love and Death
6. Dog Day Afternoon
7. Bullet Train
8. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
9. Bucktown
10. The Rocky Horror Picture Show



 1974

1. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
2. The Godfather Part II
3. Lenny
4. Chinatown
5. The Engima of Kasper Hauser
6. Blazing Saddles
7. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
8. Black Christmas
9. The Towering Inferno
10. Young Frankenstein



  1973

1. Enter the Dragon
2. The Exorcist
3. Badlands
4. Mean Streets
5. Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid
6. Sex and Fury
7. They Call Her One Eye
8. Coffy
9. Day for Night
10. Westworld



  1972

1. The Godfather
2. Aguirre, The Wrath of God
3. Solaris
4. Cries and Whispers
5. Blacula
6. Deliverance
7. Frenzy
8. The Ruling Class
9. The Poseidon Adventure
10. Pink Flamingos



  1971

1. McCabe & Mrs. Miller
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. Wake in Fright
4. Walkabout
5. Fiddler on the Roof
6. The French Connection
7. The Abominable Dr. Phibes
8. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
9. Vanishing Point
10. Straw Dogs



  1970

1. Patton
2. MASH
3. Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music
4. Five Easy Pieces
5. The Conformist
6. Even Dwarfs Started Small
7. Joe
8. The Ballad of Cable Hogue
9. Kelly's Heroes
10. Mark of the Devil



  1969

1. The Wild Bunch
2. Midnight Cowboy
3. Easy Rider
4. Alice's Restaurant
5. Medium Cool
6. The Valley of Gwangi
7. Kes
8. Age of Consent
9. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
10. Z



  1968

1. Once Upon a Time in the West
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey
3. Night of the Living Dead
4. The Lion in Winter
5. Planet of the Apes
6. Bullitt
7. Rosemary's Baby
8. The Odd Couple
9. Targets
10. Lady in Cement



  1967

1. The Graduate
2. Bonnie and Clyde
3. In the Heat of the Night
4. The Producers
5. Cool Hand Luke
6. In Cold Blood
7. Weekend
8. The Jungle Book
9. The Dirty Dozen
10. Marat / Sade



  1966

1. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
2. Andrei Rublev
3. Django
4. The Battle of Algiers
5. A Man For All Seasons
6. The Wild Angels
7. Blow-Up
8. Harper
9. What's Up, Tiger Lily?
10. Fantastic Voyage



  1965

1. Repulsion
2. Major Dundee
3. Nightmare  Castle
4. Thunderball
5. For a Few Dollars More
6. Dr. Zhivago
7. Juliet of the Spirits
8. Pierrot Le Fou
9. The Agony and the Ecstasy
10. The Shop on Main Street



  1964

1. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to... Love the Bomb
2. Goldfinger
3. The Masque of the Red Death
4. Zulu
5. Becket
6. Band of Outsiders
7. Castle of Blood
8. The Naked Kiss
9. Fail-Safe
10. A Hard Day's Night



  1963

1. Fellini's 8 1/2
2. The Haunting
3. Jason and the Argonauts
4. Contempt
5. The Birds
6. The Leopard
7. Shock Corridor
8. Black Sabbath
9. The Great Escape
10. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World



  1962

1. The Manchurian Candidate
2. Lawrence of Arabia
3. Advise & Consent
4. To Kill a Mockingbird
5. Jules et Jim
6. Ride the High Country
7. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
8. The Exterminating Angel
9. Carnival of Souls
10. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?



  1961

1. The Innocents
2. Judgment at Nuremberg
3. The Hustler
4. The Pit and the Pendulum
5. Breakfast at Tiffany's
6. Yojimbo
7. West Side Story
8. The Guns of Navarone
9. The Longest Day
10. El-Cid



  1960

1. Psycho
2. Inherit the Wind
3. Black Sunday
4. L'Avventura
5. La Dolce Vita
6. Spartacus
7. The Virgin Spring
8. The Magnificent Seven
9. Breathless
10. The Time Machine



  1959

1. The 400 Blows
2. Rio Bravo
3. Ben-Hur
4. Floating Weeds
5. Anatomy of a Murder
6. North by Northwest
7. House on Haunted Hill
8. Hiroshima Mon Amour
9. The World of Apu
10. The Crimson Komono



  1958

1. Vertigo
2. Horror of Dracula
3. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
4. Touch of Evil
5. Gigi
6. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
7. The Fly
8. A Night to Remember
9. The Blob
10. Ashes and Diamonds



  1957

1. The Seventh Seal
2. Paths of Glory
3. The Curse of Frankenstein
4. The Bridge on the River Kwai
5. Aparajito
6. 12 Angry Men
7. Sweet Smell of Success
8. The Tall T
9. Wild Strawberries
10. Witness for the Prosecution



  1956

1. The Searchers
2. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
3. Written on the Wind
4. The Killing
5. Giant
6. Seven Men from Now
7. The Man Who Knew Too Much
8. Forbidden Planet
9. Bigger than Life
10. Rodan



  1955

1. All That Heaven Allows
2. Smiles of a Summer Night
3. The Night of the Hunter
4. Bad Day at Black Rock
5. Diabolique
6. The Man with the Golden Arm
7. Pather Panchali
8. Mister Roberts
9. Rebel Without a Cause
10. Rififi



  1954

1. Creature from the Black Lagoon
2. Rear Window
3. The Seven Samurai
4. On the Waterfront
5. Godzilla
6. The Far Country
7. Magnificent Obsession
8. Dial M For Murder
9. Them!
10. Silver Lode



  1953

1. House of Wax
2. Pickup on South Street
3. Stalag 17
4. Tokyo Story
5. The Naked Spur
6. Shane
7. The Wages of Fear
8. Sawdust and Tinsel
9. The Wild One
10. War of the Worlds



  1952

1. Singin' in the Rain
2. Ikiru
3. The Quiet Man
4. High Noon
5. Bend of the River
6. The Bad and the Beautiful
7. Umberto D.
8. Moulin Rouge
9. The Star
10. Ivanhoe



1951

1. The Lavender Hill Mob
2. A Streetcar Named Desire
3. The Day the Earth Stood Still
4. Strangers on a Train
5. The African Queen
6. The River
7. When Worlds Collide
8. An American in Paris
9. Fixed Bayonets!
10. The Thing from Another World



  1950

1. Rashomon
2. All About Eve
3. Sunset Blvd
4. Winchester '73
5. Harvey
6. Les Enfants Terribles
7. The Furies
8. Gun Crazy
9. Cyrano de Bergerac
10. King Solomon's Mines



  1949

1. The Third Man
2. White Heat
3. Mighty Joe Young
4. Kind Hearts and Coronets
5. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
6. House of Strangers
7. All the King's Men
8. Late Spring
9. Under Capricorn
10. I Shot Jesse James



  1948

1. Bicycle Thieves
2. Rope
3. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
4. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
5. The Red Shoes
6. Unfaithfully Yours
7. Key Largo
8. Force of Evil
9. Call Northside 777
10. Louisiana Story



  1947

1. Black Narcissus
2. The Lady from Shanghai
3. Miracle on 34th Street
4. Gentleman's Agreement
5. Germany Year Zero
6. Kiss of Death
7. Out of the Past
8. Possessed
9. Pursued
10. T-Men



  1946

1. A Matter of Life and Death
2. Notorious
3. The Big Sleep
4. My Darling Clementine
5. Beauty and the Beast
6. The Best Years of our Lives
7. It's a Wonderful Life
8. Gilda
9. The Postman Always Rings Twice
10. Shoeshine



  1945

1. Mildred Pierce
2. Dead of Night
3. The Lost Weekend
4. Children of Paradise
5. The Picture of Dorian Gray
6. Spellbound
7. Scarlet Street
8. Detour
9. Rome: Open City
10. The Woman in Green



  1944

1. Laura
2. Lifeboat
3. Double Indemnity
4. The Lodger
5. The Uninvited
6. To Have and Have Not
7. Meet Me in St. Louis
8. Arsenic and Old Lace
9. Mr. Skeffington
10. Henry V



  1943

1. Shadow of a Doubt
2. I Walked with a Zombie
3. The Ox-Bow Incident
4. Girl Crazy
5. Song of Bernadette
6. Madame Curie
7. Watch on the Rhine
8. Sahara
9. Ossessione
10. Jane Eyre



  1942

1. Casablanca
2. Road to Morocco
3. Yankee Doodle Dandy
4. Cat People
5. The Pride of the Yankees
6. Mrs. Miniver
7. Now, Voyager
8. The Magnficent Ambersons
9. Saboteur
10. Bambi



  1941

1. Citizen Kane
2. The Maltese Falcon
3. The Wolf Man
4. Suspicion
5. Sullivan's Travels
6. The Little Foxes
7. How Green Was My Valley
8. Dumbo
9. That Uncertain Feeling
10. The Devil Commands



  1940

1. The Grapes of Wrath
2. Foreign Correspondent
3. The Letter
4. The Great Dictator
5. The Fighting 69th
6. Rebecca
7. The Philadelphia Story
8. The Devil Bat
9. The Shop Around the Corner
10. Our Town



  1939

1. Stagecoach
2. The Rules of the Game
3. Son of Frankenstein
4. The Wizard of Oz
5. Gunga Din
6. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
7. Gone With the Wind
8. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
9. The Roaring Twenties
10. Young Mr. Lincoln



  1938

1. Jezebel
2. Alexander Nevsky
3. La Bete Humaine
4. The Lady Vanishes
5. Bringing Up Baby
6. Boys Town
7. Algiers
8. The Adventures of Robin Hood
9. Angels with Dirty Faces
10. Port of Shadows



  1937

1. Grand Illusion
2. The Good Earth
3. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
4. The Life of Emile Zola
5. The Prisoner of Zenda
6. Captains Courageous
7. Young and Innocent
8. Shall We Dance
9. Marked Woman
10. A Day at the Races



  1936

1. Modern Times
2. The Petrified Forest
3. Sabotage
4. My Man Godfrey
5. Fury
6. Camille
7. Rembrandt
8. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
9. Things to Come
10. Dracula's Daughter



  1935

1. The Bride of Frankenstein
2. The 39 Steps
3. A Night at the Opera
4. Mad Love
5. Anna Karenina
6. Mark of the Vampire
7. The Raven
8. Gold Diggers of 1935
9. The Informer
10. Triumph of the Will



  1934

1. The Black Cat
2. Tarzan and His Mate
3. It Happened One Night
4. The Thin Man
5. Of Human Bondage
6. L'Atalante
7. The Man Who Knew Too Much
8. The Scarlet Empress
9. Dames
10. Cleopatra



  1933

1. The Invisible Man
2. Duck Soup
3. King Kong
4. Gold Diggers of 1933
5. Queen Christina
6. 42nd Street
7. The Private Life of Henry VIII
8. Dinner at Eight
9. Lady Killer
10. Mystery of the Wax Museum



  1932

1. White Zombie
2. Freaks
3. The Mummy
4. Grand Hotel
5. Scarface
6. Tarzan the Ape Man
7. Island of Lost Souls
8. Doctor X
9. Horse Feathers
10. The Most Dangerous Game



  1931

1. Frankenstein
2. City Lights
3. The Public Enemy
4. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
5. Dracula
6. M
7. Little Caesar
8. Monkey Business
9. Smart Money
10. Mata Hari


 

2 comments:

Kim Serrahn said...

god..... so many of them and so many that i've watched over and over again. really good list there are some i would not have put at number one but that's the beauty of list, we can agree to disagree on it. i wish i could re-watch them all.

My Fairy Jewelry said...

Love this list! I'm a movie buff, but sometimes have trouble remembering what year I had this job or lived in that town..I went down your list and had wonderful memories of all the friends and loved ones whom I saw the movies with! Even the drive-in's with my parents in the 60's!
Thanks!