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  • Nightcrawler Nightcrawler
  • Under the Skin Under the Skin
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Only Lovers Left Alive Only Lovers Left Alive
  • Enemy Enemy

2014 Ranked

16 films

  • The Social Network The Social Network
  • The Tree of Life The Tree of Life
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Life of Pi Life of Pi
  • Before Midnight Before Midnight
  • Goodfellas Goodfellas
  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes…
  • Blade Runner Blade Runner
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now

Top 100 of all time (Revised Aug. 2013)

100 films 11 9

Revised Top 100 (in order) of my personal favorites of all time

  • War Horse War Horse
  • Paths of Glory Paths of Glory
  • Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia
  • All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Last Emperor The Last Emperor

Historical and/or Political 20th Century

71 films 4 3

These are some of the better movies chronicling history in the 20th century, more or less. Everything from World War…

  • Eraserhead Eraserhead
  • Gummo Gummo
  • Trash Humpers Trash Humpers
  • The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring

STRANGE

72 films 6 9

An ongoing list...but these are the strangest movies I've ever seen.

  • 8½
  • Amarcord Amarcord
  • Juliet of the Spirits Juliet of the Spirits
  • Repulsion Repulsion
  • The Ice Storm The Ice Storm

My Criterion Collection

72 films 9 25

So yeah I'm pretty proud of my Criterion Collection but really would love to add more. But they're so damn…

  • Requiem for a Dream Requiem for a Dream
  • Taxi Driver Taxi Driver
  • Irreversible Irreversible
  • Enter the Void Enter the Void
  • The Rules of Attraction The Rules of Attraction

The Darker Side of Humanity

79 films 13 30

Characters that display darker, disturbing or depraved side of humanity. Trying to mostly stay away from the mainstream even though…

  • Under the Skin Under the Skin
  • Enemy Enemy
  • Leviathan Leviathan
  • The Great Beauty The Great Beauty
  • Upstream Color Upstream Color

Unique Modern masterpieces

67 films 4 13

This lists puts together some movies 2000 or after that I consider to be masterpieces in their own way, but…

  • The Bonfire of the Vanities The Bonfire of the Vanities
  • RoboCop 2 RoboCop 2
  • Doc Hollywood Doc Hollywood
  • The Hard Way The Hard Way
  • Nothing but Trouble Nothing but Trouble

90s Garbage

44 films 2 7

Ahhhhh, the 90s...nothing like it. While I'll admit to liking many of these movies for nostalgia reasons, they are, for…

  • Dazed and Confused Dazed and Confused
  • After Hours After Hours
  • License to Drive License to Drive
  • The Night Before The Night Before
  • Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

All nighters

37 films 20 56

Films where a character or characters are up all night and all or most of the film takes place during…

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Moonrise Kingdom Moonrise Kingdom
  • The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
  • Rushmore Rushmore
  • It's Alive It's Alive
  • Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
  • The Boogeyman The Boogeyman
  • Scanners Scanners
  • Saturday the 14th Saturday the 14th

Josh's Video Store - 1980s memories

153 films 8 3

This is the best I could put together of many of the covers/VHS cassettes I remember from walking around video…