More on Movies

I’ve done a movie meme in the past two months, but I saw this on James DiBenedetto‘s webpage and thought, Why not? Of the American Film Institute’s top 100 films, which have I seen? Let’s take a look, shall we?

  • CITIZEN KANE (1941)
  • CASABLANCA (1942)
  • THE GODFATHER (1972)
  • GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
  • LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
  • THE GRADUATE (1967)
  • ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)
  • SCHINDLER’S LIST (1993)
  • SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1952)
  • IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
  • SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
  • THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (1957)
  • SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
  • STAR WARS (1977)
  • ALL ABOUT EVE (1950)
  • THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951)
  • PSYCHO (1960)
  • CHINATOWN (1974)
  • ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (1975)
  • THE GRAPES OF WRATH (1940)
  • 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968)
  • THE MALTESE FALCON (1941)
  • RAGING BULL (1980)
  • E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
  • DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
  • BONNIE AND CLYDE (1967)
  • APOCALYPSE NOW (1979)
  • MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939)
  • THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948)
  • ANNIE HALL (1977)
  • THE GODFATHER PART II (1974)
  • HIGH NOON (1952)
  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962)
  • IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934)
  • MIDNIGHT COWBOY (1969)
  • THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (1946)
  • DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944)
  • DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
  • NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)
  • WEST SIDE STORY (1961)
  • REAR WINDOW (1954)
  • KING KONG (1933)
  • THE BIRTH OF A NATION (1915)
  • A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951)
  • A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (1971)
  • TAXI DRIVER (1976)
  • JAWS (1975)
  • SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937)
  • BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
  • THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940)
  • FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953)
  • AMADEUS (1984)
  • ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1930)
  • THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)
  • M*A*S*H (1970)
  • THE THIRD MAN (1949)
  • FANTASIA (1940)
  • REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955)
  • RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981)
  • VERTIGO (1958)
  • TOOTSIE (1982)
  • STAGECOACH (1939)
  • CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)
  • THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991)
  • NETWORK (1976)
  • THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (1962)
  • AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951)
  • SHANE (1953)
  • THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)
  • FORREST GUMP (1994)
  • BEN-HUR (1959)
  • WUTHERING HEIGHTS (1939)
  • THE GOLD RUSH (1925)
  • DANCES WITH WOLVES (1990)
  • CITY LIGHTS (1931)
  • AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)
  • ROCKY (1976)
  • THE DEER HUNTER (1978)
  • THE WILD BUNCH (1969)
  • MODERN TIMES (1936)
  • GIANT (1956)
  • PLATOON (1986)
  • FARGO (1996)
  • DUCK SOUP (1933)
  • MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935)
  • FRANKENSTEIN (1931)
  • EASY RIDER (1969)
  • PATTON (1970)
  • THE JAZZ SINGER (1927)
  • MY FAIR LADY (1964)
  • A PLACE IN THE SUN (1951)
  • THE APARTMENT (1960)
  • GOODFELLAS (1990)
  • PULP FICTION (1994)
  • THE SEARCHERS (1956)
  • BRINGING UP BABY (1938)
  • UNFORGIVEN (1992)
  • GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER (1967)
  • YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)

Honestly, not as many as I might have thought.

2 thoughts on “More on Movies

  1. Out of the 100, I’ve seen 78.

    In my defence, I did do a degree in the history of art and film so can be justified in having seen that many. I did a similar meme with the top 100 books from the BBC Big Read and came out at about 60.

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