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AV Club's 100 best films of the decade so far (2010-2014)


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AV Club's 100 best films of the decade thus far.

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  • The Godfather
  • Seven Samurai
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Modern Times
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Metropolis
  • Rear Window
  • Boyhood

Top 245 Movies

Averaged ratings from IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes, and Metacritic

  • Cidade Cinza
  • Milton Glaser: To Inform & Delight
  • Why Man Creates
  • Beauty Is Embarrassing
  • Fifi Howls from Happiness
  • Eames: The Architect & The Painter
  • Design Is One
  • Visual Acoustics
  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Ken Burns: America

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…

  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Z
  • Five Easy Pieces
  • The Last Picture Show
  • The Godfather
  • Cries and Whispers
  • Scenes from a Marriage
  • Nashville
  • Small Change
  • 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…

  • Taxi Driver
  • Goodfellas
  • Raging Bull
  • The Departed
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The King of Comedy
  • Casino
  • Shutter Island
  • After Hours
  • The Aviator

What is your favorite Martin Scorsese movie?

Each must vote 3 movies.

1.Taxi Driver-115
3.Raging Bull-63
4.The Departed-40
5.The Wolf of Wall Street-34
6.The king of…

  • Blue Spring
  • Why Don't You Play in Hell?
  • All the Colors of the Dark
  • Adrift in Tokyo
  • Arion
  • City of the Living Dead
  • The Grapes of Death
  • Private Parts
  • The Devils
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

My 1 Year anniversary - Thank you Letterboxd(ers)!

I know it's April fools' day and everything, but that means kind of nothing for someone that hardly celebrate Christmas…

  • 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…

  • The Ugly Ones
  • Johnny Guitar
  • Meek's Cutoff
  • Forty Guns
  • The Furies
  • The Homesman
  • The Quick and the Dead
  • Lola Colt
  • The Great Silence
  • True Grit

Women in Westerns

On twitter I asked for suggestions of Westerns featuring great Women characters, because as a genre it tends to lean…

  • Gone in 60 Seconds
  • Bullitt
  • The French Connection
  • Ronin
  • The Seven-Ups
  • The Junkman
  • The Road Warrior
  • Cobra
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

The Great Car Chases of the 20th Century


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Still need to see Smokey & the Bandit and For Your Eyes Only, which often turn up on these lists, but…

  • Introduction
  • For Those Who Can Tell No Tales
  • Silly Little Game
  • Every Little Thing
  • The Neon Bible
  • Arcade
  • Providence
  • A Virgin Among the Living Dead
  • Recipe
  • Seduction

A List of My Favorite Lists from Users Who are Not Me

In dealing with some personal bullshit lately that has been doing nothing but guaranteeing nightly, brain melting and heart pounding…

  • 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…

  • The Unskillful Skater
  • Une dame vraiment bien
  • A Corner in Wheat
  • The Unchanging Sea
  • Enoch Arden: Part I
  • Enoch Arden: Part II
  • Max and His Mother-in-Law
  • La Hantise
  • The Musketeers of Pig Alley
  • Custer's Last Fight

the revised list

a list of movies

  • For a Few Dollars More
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
  • Danger: Diabolik
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic
  • Violent City
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Sicilian Clan
  • The Tempter

Top 20 Ennio Morricone Scores


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Ranking my favorite scores of maestro Ennio Morricone. This is difficult, but I think I need to try it. I…

  • Valley Girl
  • American Gigolo
  • Drive
  • Purple Rain
  • The Hunger
  • Reckless
  • Me Without You
  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
  • Rumble Fish
  • Pump up the Volume

New Wave, the Musical Kind, on Film


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Because there are several great Punk lists on Letterboxd, such as Sally Jane Black's and Mangloid's masterful list. There are…

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

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…

  • The Apartment
  • North by Northwest
  • Blue Velvet
  • Vertigo
  • The Good Time Girls
  • Patterns
  • Dear Heart
  • The Bachelor Party
  • The Best of Everything
  • The Americanization of Emily

Required Viewing: Mad Men’s Movie Influences

The ten films chosen by Matthew Weiner for a Mad Men exhibition at New York's Museum of the Moving Image…