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100 Films for Artists and Designers

Architecture, graffiti, pottery, industrial design, typography, painting, branding, photography, and a bit of dance for good measure.

It's a good…

  • A Matter of Life and Death

A Special Thank You to Letterboxd and Their Amazing Users

About this time, one year ago, my husband was admitted to the hospital. He was in ICU, in a bad…

  • The Tree of Life
  • Gone Girl
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Dazed and Confused
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  • Raging Bull
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Recommended Directors for Film Enthusiasts

After looking through my Recommendations For A Novice Film Viewer list, I have thought for some time to make a…

  • Taxi Driver
  • Goodfellas
  • Raging Bull
  • The Departed
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The King of Comedy
  • Shutter Island
  • Casino
  • The Aviator
  • The Last Temptation of Christ

What is your favorite Martin Scorsese movie?

Each must vote 3 movies.

Taxi Driver-70
Raging Bull-39
The Departed-31
The Wolf of Wall Street-24
The king of…

  • Only God Forgives
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Spring Breakers
  • Eraserhead
  • A Field in England
  • Elephant
  • Valhalla Rising
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • The Proposition
  • Irreversible

They aren't films; they're experiences

Recently, I've become aware that certain films are able to transcend the medium by being completely self-assured in their atmospheres…

  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Casablanca
  • Record of a Tenement Gentleman
  • Odd Man Out
  • 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her
  • Taxi Driver
  • The French Connection
  • Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge
  • The Kiss

Every film in Mark Cousins' The Story Of Film: An Odyssey

A complete list of all films (according to the production notes) from which excerpts were shown in Mark Cousins' documentary…

  • A Moment of Innocence
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • Satantango
  • Sweet Movie
  • Still Life
  • Red Beard
  • In a Year with 13 Moons
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Celine and Julie Go Boating
  • Woman in the Dunes


Top 101 Favorite Films, for a given value of "100."

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
  • Inside Out
  • Tomorrowland
  • Jurassic World
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • The Look of Silence
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • Ant-Man

What Is Your Most Anticipated Movie of the Summer? (2015 Edition)

With the summer movie season approaching, I thought it'd be a good time to take a look at what our…

  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Les Vampires
  • Intolerance
  • Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Way Down East
  • Within Our Gates
  • Orphans of the Storm

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1167. An easy way of seeing how…

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Yi Yi: A One and a Two
  • Spirited Away
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • The Tree of Life
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Russian Ark
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Caché

They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? | 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films | 2015


GoodOldNeon 1,000 films 77 5 Edit

The 2015 edition of the They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films list.

Incomplete data forced the…

  • Persona
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Final Cut - Ladies & Gentlemen
  • For All Mankind
  • The White Diamond
  • The Circus
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • Frankenstein
  • The Bride of Frankenstein

Great 60-90 min films (for those days when you just don't have the energy to watch a 3 hour masterpiece)

Doesn't the title of the list explain it well enough? This is a list of 200+ quality "short" films. Easy…

  • A Page of Madness
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • L'âge d'or
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Spellbound
  • Rashomon
  • Viridiana
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • La Jetée
  • The Trial

[Genre] Mindfuck, surreal, strange and weird films

A big collection of films that might be considered as strange, mindfucking, surreal and weird. Sorted by year. Suggestions are…

  • 12 Angry Men
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 25th Hour
  • 3 Women
  • 8½
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Adaptation.
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • After Dark, My Sweet
  • After Hours

Roger Ebert's "Great Movies"

Every film from Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" essays.


  • Three Times
  • Appropriate Behavior
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Shortbus
  • Sunday Bloody Sunday
  • Glue
  • Kinsey
  • The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Basic Instinct

Films With Actually Bisexual Characters

Not "gay with exceptions". Not "curious". Not doing it for the sake of a plot twist or a neat ending.…

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • The Tree of Life
  • The Sacrifice
  • Rust and Bone
  • The Place Beyond the Pines
  • Before Midnight
  • The Color of Paradise
  • The Return
  • A History of Violence

Fathers in Film

A collection of some of the most memorable fathers in film.
Feel free to suggest any and as many films…

  • 12 Angry Men
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • American Beauty
  • American History X
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Boyhood
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • Carrie
  • The Boat

My 50 favourite movies OF ALL TIME! List (unranked)

This was really tough! I've been breaking it down for a month to get it to where i'm happy with…

  • Boyhood
  • Her
  • The Social Network
  • Certified Copy
  • A Separation
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Under the Skin
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Frances Ha
  • Holy Motors

The Dissolve's 50 Best Films of the 2010s (so far)

The Dissolve recently released their picks for The 50 Best Films of the Decade, Letterboxd'ized here for my benefit (and…

  • Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Tokyo Story
  • The Rules of the Game
  • 8½
  • The Godfather
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Searchers

They Shoot Pictures Don't They? Top 1000 Films 2015 Edition

Matt Conti

Matt Conti 1,000 films 443 46 Edit

Yet another year with yet another update.

2012 version can be found here.

2013 version can be found here.