The best 50 films of all time..?

Woah. So much to update you about. A lot happened over the past year. Where do we begin? Well, let’s begin by listing my favourite 50 films! You may think, “Hang on, wasn’t this suppose to be a list of the greatest movies of all time?” And you’d be right. But seeing as art is subjective, I’m going to say these are the top films ever made. Or at the very least, these are 50 films you really should watch. As a filmmaker, I heartily recommend all of these movies. So sit back, enjoy, and feel free to agree, disagree or add your own!

In no particular order:

  1. Citizen Kane
  2. Casablanca
  3. 12 Angry Men
  4. High Noon
  5. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  6. Psycho
  7. Rear Window
  8. The Searchers
  9. Blade Runner
  10. The Wizard of Oz
  11. Aguirre the Wrath of God
  12. The Third Man
  13. Jaws
  14. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
  15. Paris, Texas
  16. Koyaanisqatsi
  17. Princess Mononoke
  18. The Seven Samurai
  19. The Seventh Seal
  20. Schindler’s List
  21. Spartacus
  22. Kes
  23. The Maltese Falcon
  24. The Godfather
  25. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
  26. Ordinary People
  27. Modern Times
  28. Nosferatu (1926)
  29. Frankenstein (1931)
  30. Singin’ in the Rain
  31. It’s A Wonderful Life
  32. Invasion of the Bodysnatchers (1956)
  33. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  34. The Longest Day
  35. Rosemary’s Baby
  36. The Man Who Shot Liberty Vallance
  37. The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
  38. The Thing (1982)
  39. Spartacus
  40. Went the Day Well?
  41. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
  42. High Plains Drifter
  43. Henry V (1944)
  44. Night of the Hunter
  45. Eraserhead
  46. The 400 Blows
  47. Vertigo
  48. Lawrence of Arabia
  49. Apocalypse Now
  50. Midnight Cowboy

So there you go. Some old favourites but hopefully some new ones as well. How many have you seen?

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