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Your top 10 lists!

Someone was bound to ask this question sooner or later so here it is:

What are your top 10 favorite films?

  1. Pulp Fiction
  2. Taxi Driver
  3. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest
  4. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  5. Magnolia
  6. Rashomon
  7. Once Upon A Time In America
  8. Lawrence Of Arabia
  9. GoodFellas
  10. A Clockwork Orange

    now YOUR turn ;D

    J. Winfield

holy shit, you forgot CASINO!! sentenced to death! :wink:

well i think this is a good post!

mine would be (no particular order):

  1. Pulp Fiction
  2. Casino
  3. Léon - The Professional
  4. Apocalypse Now Redux
  5. From Dusk Till Dawn
  6. Get Shorty
  7. Forrest Gump
  8. Fight Club
  9. Reservoir Dogs
  10. True Romance

    well i know, this is always a difficult question, and normally all QT movies would fill out the top 7 or so, and most of the time you don’t always remember your own lovez but good question anyway…

    i’m curious about the next posts, if there are more than 20 replies, I’m gonna sum up and make it an overall top-10

Ive been watching films for over 25 years. So Ive seen plenty of them. But if I had to make a list of the films that impacted me the most and inspired me to watch more films, these would be the main 10 for me. ( I consider the following masterpieces of cinema as well) :

  1. The Godfather (1971) Dir: Francis Ford Coppola
  2. Apocalypse Now (1979) Dir: Francis Ford Coppola
  3. Pulp Fiction (1994) Dir: Quentin Tarantino
  4. Citizen Kane (1941) Dir: Orson Welles
  5. Taxi Driver (1976) Dir: Martin Scorsese
  6. The Seven Samurai (1954) Dir: Akira Kurosawa
  7. Scarface (1983) Dir: Brian DePalma
  8. Breathless (1959) Dir : Jean Luc Godard
  9. The Wild Bunch (1969) Dir: Sam Peckinpah
  10. The Good The Bad and The Ugly (1967) Dir: Sergio Leone

    Runners up: Magnificent Obsession, Mean Streets, A Clockwork Orange, Touch of Evil, Reservoir Dogs, GoodFellas, Blow Out, Rebel Without a Cause, Carlitos Way, Blade Runner, Easy Rider, Annie Hall, Jackie Brown…more.

I find this question impossible so ill list twenty of my all-time favorites IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER.

A Clockwork Orange

The Shining


Fight Club

The Sixth Sense



Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Moulin Rouge

Romeo+Juliet (Baz Luhrman’s)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Reservoir Dogs

Pulp Fiction

Ooops, wasnt finished with my post but ill leave it at that. As you can see, once a director catches my attention…im in his/her hands. The lone “her” being Sofia Coppola.

1.Fight Club

2.Reservoir Dogs

3.Pulp Fiction

4.The Lord of The Rings:FOTR

5.Dawn of the Dead

6.The Empire Strikes Back

7.From Dusk Till Dawn

8.Terminator 2:Judgment Day

9.Raiders Of The Lost Ark

10.Return of the Jedi


12.The Good,The Bad,and The Ugly

13.Taxi Driver

14.Night Of The Living Dead


Runners up:Bad Taste, Batman Returns, Spiderman, Black Hawk Down, True Romance, and Attack of the Clones.

Great lists Everybloody 8)

At the moment this is how it stands for me.

1 ) Mulholland Dr.

2 ) Battle Royale

3 ) Reservoir Dogs

4 ) Electric Dragon 80,000 V.

5 ) Pulp Fiction

6 ) Ichi the Killer

7 ) Versus

8 ) Seven Samurai

9 ) The Wild Bunch

10) Hana-Bi

If i went into my top 20 you would see more of the traditional classics, but at the moment i think that’s my top ten. It’s always fluctuating though.

i forgot some in my list, but you know how it is: 10 movies to write down, 150 to love ;_)

In no particular order (but with my all-time favs on top):

The Shawshank Redemption

Fight Club

Reservoir Dogs

Twelve Monkeys

American Beauty

The Big Lebowski

The Usual Suspects

Lola Rennt

Pulp Fiction

Dangerous Liaisons

Edward Scissorhands

The Shining


Jackie Brown



Der Krieger und die Kaiserin


…hmm I probably missed a few…but it should give you an idea :wink:

My top 10 list:

  1. Pulp Fiction
  2. Blade Runner
  3. Shindler´s List
  4. Ed Wood
  5. Fargo
  6. The Shawshank Redemption
  7. Forrest Gump
  8. Sev7n
  9. Bram Stoker´s Dracula
  10. The Lord of the Rings: FOTR

    An a few more like Braveheart, The Great Escape, Excalibur, The Godfather and Starwars Trilogy and Reservoir Dogs and Jackie Brown of course.

10) good will hunting

09) reservoir dogs

08) one flew over the cuckoo’s nest

07) ghost world

06) raging bull

05) goodfellas

04) the shawshank redemption

03) magnolia

02) pulp fiction

  1. american beauty

1. Crimes and Misdemeanors

2. American Beauty

3. Fight Club

4. Reservoir Dogs

5. Pi

6. Love and Death

7. Pulp Fiction

8. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

9. The knack and how to get it

10. La Strada

Here’s my favorite ten:

  1. Pulp Fiction
  2. Reservoir Dogs
  3. Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
  4. Star Wars
  5. Rio Bravo
  6. Clerks
  7. Rio Lobo
  8. The Delta Force
  9. Taxi Driver
  10. Grease


Fuckin Grease?!!!

Your talkin about the Summer lovin had me a blast-Hopelessly devoted to you-Beauty school dropout- grease is the word-chang chang changity chang shoo bop we’ll always be together movie?!



Rio Bravo and Rio Lobo are basically the same freakin movie! You dont need to put both of them in one list! LOL.

mine are:

*the great escape (CANNOT believe none of you guys mentioned this movie!)

*pulp fiction


*shawshank redemption

*crouching tiger: hidden dragon



*reservoir dogs



please note: this ain’t in any particular order, just typed what came out of my mouth! :smiley: laters.

consider grease as the reason for the existence of John Travolta as an actor. he made stupid songs before that…

well i wanna bring up another aspect of “top ten” lists.

my question is:


anti-war, that means, no action movies, no comedies, no guys-on-a-mission stuff, no “behind enemy lines” or “rambo”.

mine are (no particular order):

  • The Thin Red Line (Malick’s great epic)

  • We Were Soldiers (the best anti-war movie out of the recent years.)

  • Dead Presidents (the only movie that REALLY puts the misery of Blacks in the Vietnam war into focus. A great movie by the Hughes Brothers).

  • Apocalypse Now (Redux) (Coppola’s masterpiece. it’s message: war is WEIRD)

  • Platoon (because Stone’s trip to Vietnam shows us the simple GI’s point of view, starting with ants under the clothes up till ferocity and murder)

  • Stalingrad (simply the BEST anti-war movie EVER. No movie is so realistic. Besides, it’s german, and made by germans and russians, realistic as hell, cruel, exact, historically correct, no heroes, nothing. just the horror that was WW2. watch that and fucking forget Saving Private Ryan)

  • several more… Full Metal Jacket is not on that list due to personal dislike of stanley kubrick’s intention of not giving us widescreen on dvd.

  • Saving Private Ryan (for some really good arguments, but it’s on the end of my list, because it’s too much Hollywood for me)


consider grease as the reason for the existence of John Travolta as an actor. he made stupid songs before that…

well i wanna bring up another aspect of “top ten” lists.

my question is:


anti-war, that means, no action movies, no comedies, no guys-on-a-mission stuff, no “behind enemy lines” or “rambo”.


Travolta had his biggest hit in 1977 with Saturday Night Fever. Grease came out in 1978.

I really dont think theres such a thing as “ANTI-WAR” movies. All war films show the excitement and adventure of being in war, regardless of the overall “anti-war” message.

For some, Saving Private Ryan might be an exciting turn on that makes them want to go into the Army, Navy or Marines.

I think Born on the Fourth of July is definitely one of the best ones. I like it much better than Platoon.

yeah it’s good. same director, though. but based upon a book

1. Scream

2. Highlander

3. Pulp Fiction

4. Fight Club

5. Snatch

6. From Dusk Till Dawn

7. Reservior Dogs

8. Blair Witch Project

9. Lammbock

10. Léon the Profisional

and many more!!!