Saturday, July 26, 2008

A film (or more) for every year

I can't help myself, I had to do a list for movies also. I'll probably keep updating it as my mind changes, or remember things I forgot. The first listed under each year is my favorite, and then the others are runner ups.

1985 Back to the Future

Classics often ignored - Better off Dead, Brazil

1986 Ferris Bueler's Day Off
Stand By Me
Aliens
Platoon
Classic often ignored - Blue Velvet

1987 Full Metal Jacket

The Princes Bride
Raising Arizona
The Untouchables
Robocop
Spaceballs
Lethal Weapon

1988 Die Hard

Big

1989 Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
Major League
Batman

1990 Goodfellas
Miller's Crossing
Total Recall
Home Alone
Edward Scissorhands
Classic often ignored - Wild at Heart

1991 Terminator 2
Barton Fink
Slience of the Lambs
Cape Fear


1992 Reservoir Dogs

Wayne's World
Alladin

1993 Nightmare Before Christmas
Jurassic Park
Groundhog Day
Classic often ignored - True Romance

1994 Pulp Fiction
Shawshank Redemption
The Professional
Classic often ignored - Ed Wood

1995 Se7en
The Usual Suspects
Get Shorty
Toy Story

1996 Fargo
Trainspotting

1997 L.A. Confidential
Jackie Brown
Boogie Nights
Austin Powers
Goodwill Hunting
Lost Highway

1998 The Big Lebowski

Saving Private Ryan
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Dark City
American History X

1999 The Matrix
Office Space
Fight Club
Being John Malkovich
Magnolia
American Beauty
Classics often ignored - Eyes Wide Shut, Election

2000 O brother, Where Art Thou?

High Fidelity
Reqium for a Dream
Classic often ignored - American Psycho


2001 Memento
Mulholland Drive
Donnie Darko
Royal Tenenbaums
Classic often ignored - Ghost World

2002 The Pianist
Adaptation
City of God

2003 American Splendor

21 Grams

2004 Oldboy
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Incredibles
Mean Girls


2005 A History of Violence
Capote
The 40-Year-Old Virgin

2006 Pans Labyrinth

The Prestige
Little Miss Sunshine
V for vendetta
Borat
Classic often ignored - Children of Men

2007 No Country for Old Men
There Will Be Blood
Zodiac
Ratatouille
Superbad

2008 The Dark Knight
In Bruges

2 comments:

Amber Krosel said...

Ohh god ... Election? With Reese Witherspoon????


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OK, I have to agree. Dammit.

emcmenamin said...

Election is awesome, don't hate.
see it it again.
pretty dark, funny.