• The Lost Boys The Lost Boys
  • Alien Alien
  • Jaws Jaws
  • Night of the Living Dead Night of the Living Dead
  • The Fly The Fly

A Genre List: Top 50 Horror Films

My 50 favorite horror films ever made. Originally published for the summer of 2013 Letterboxd horror poll but since updated…

  • Nosferatu Nosferatu
  • Metropolis Metropolis
  • Steamboat Bill, Jr. Steamboat Bill, Jr.
  • The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Golem: How He Came Into the World The Golem: How He Came Into the World

A Decade of Films: Top Ten of the 1920s and Earlier

My favorite films released from the beginning of film through 1929. Suggestions for films to fill out the list are…

  • Nosferatu Nosferatu
  • The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Golem: How He Came Into the World The Golem: How He Came Into the World
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Faust Faust

A Decade of Horror: Top Ten Horror Films of the 1920s and Earlier

My ten favorite horror films released during 1920s and earlier. (This is a huge work progess. Suggestions for films to…

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Prestige The Prestige
  • The Last Samurai The Last Samurai
  • X2: X-Men United X2: X-Men United
  • Batman Begins Batman Begins

A Decade of Films: Top 25 of the 2000s

My 25 favorite film released from 2000 through 2009.

  • Dances with Wolves Dances with Wolves
  • Braveheart Braveheart
  • The Last of the Mohicans The Last of the Mohicans
  • Legends of the Fall Legends of the Fall
  • Jerry Maguire Jerry Maguire

A Decade of Films: Top 25 of the 1990s

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My 25 favorite films released from 1990 through 1999.

  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes…
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The Lost Boys The Lost Boys
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris Bueller's Day Off

A Decade of Films: Top 25 of the 1980s

My 25 favorite films released from 1980 through 1989.

  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
  • Young Frankenstein Young Frankenstein
  • Rocky Rocky
  • Scrooge Scrooge
  • The Godfather The Godfather

A Decade of Films: Top 25 of the 1970s

An expanded version of an earlier and now-scrapped list, here are my 25 favorite films released from 1970 through 1979.

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • Planet of the Apes Planet of the Apes
  • Night of the Living Dead Night of the Living Dead
  • The Time Machine The Time Machine
  • Spartacus Spartacus

A Decade of Films: Top 15 of the 1960s

My 15 favorite films released from 1960 through 1969.

  • Singin' in the Rain Singin' in the Rain
  • Ben-Hur Ben-Hur
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • High Noon High Noon
  • White Christmas White Christmas

A Decade of Films: Top 15 of the 1950s

My 15 favorite films released from 1950 through 1959.

  • The Best Years of Our Lives The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • Spellbound Spellbound
  • His Girl Friday His Girl Friday
  • The Third Man The Third Man

A Decade of Films: Top 15 of the 1940s

My 15 favorite films released from 1940 through 1949.

  • King Kong King Kong
  • Stagecoach Stagecoach
  • You Can't Take It with You You Can't Take It with You
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • The Bride of Frankenstein The Bride of Frankenstein

A Decade of Films: Top Ten of the 1930s

My ten favorite films released from 1930 through 1939.

  • The Bride of Frankenstein The Bride of Frankenstein
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Mark of the Vampire Mark of the Vampire
  • Frankenstein Frankenstein
  • Dracula Dracula

A Decade of Horror: Top Ten Horror Films of the 1930s

My ten favorite horror films released during the 1930s. (A work in progress.)