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Visual poetry: 50 best-looking movies I've seen

Ben

Ben 50 films 105 27

I was considering adding Luhrman's Great Gatsby, but I couldnt get it over my heart... Anyway. These are the 50…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Godfather The Godfather
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now
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  • The Tree of Life The Tree of Life
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  • There Will Be Blood There Will Be Blood

Letterboxd Poll: The Greatest Film Of All Time - Your Vote -

Asher

Asher 87 films 56 269

Okay, so here's how this goes - You vote for what you think is the greatest film of all time…

  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About…

How did you come to Letterboxd?

How did you came to Letterboxd? Is something I wonder how the peoples came here, I can explain how:

I…

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Recommended avant-garde shorts

I posed the question "What's one avant-garde short that everyone should see?" on Twitter, and these were the answers. (Except…

  • The Hunger The Hunger
  • Fright Night Fright Night
  • Lifeforce Lifeforce
  • Near Dark Near Dark
  • The Lost Boys The Lost Boys
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The Curse of the Werewolf The Curse of the Werewolf
  • An American Werewolf in Paris An American Werewolf in Paris
  • Frontier(s) Frontier(s)
  • Catacombs Catacombs

Your theater. Your film festival. A Letterboxd Community Survey.

If you owned your very own movie theater and got to program the films it exhibited as you desired, what…

  • The Avengers The Avengers
  • East of Eden East of Eden
  • Casablanca Casablanca
  • My Neighbor Totoro My Neighbor Totoro
  • The Searchers The Searchers
  • The Great Dictator The Great Dictator
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop…
  • Bringing Up Baby Bringing Up Baby
  • M. Hulot's Holiday M. Hulot's Holiday
  • A Night at the Opera A Night at the Opera

Films I'm Supposed to Love That I Actually Hate

Audrey

Audrey 20 films 51 176

Or: How to Lose Friends and Alienate Yourself Among Cinephiles.

Hate is a strong word. I just intensely dislike several…

  • Don't Look Now Don't Look Now
  • The Third Man The Third Man
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • Kes Kes
  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • A Matter of Life and Death A Matter of Life and Death
  • Performance Performance
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • If.... If....
  • Trainspotting Trainspotting

Time Out's list of 100 Best British Films

loureviews

loureviews 100 films 79 29

A fascinating list with some real surprises.

From Time Out, here's the 100 best British films as chosen by a…

  • Chungking Express Chungking Express
  • Days of Heaven Days of Heaven
  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • Duck Soup Duck Soup
  • An Autumn Afternoon An Autumn Afternoon
  • A Touch of Zen A Touch of Zen
  • Dazed and Confused Dazed and Confused
  • Oki's Movie Oki's Movie
  • Millennium Mambo Millennium Mambo
  • Dead Man Dead Man

An Alternate Top 100 Films of All-Time List

Sean Gilman

Sean Gilman 100 films 55 11

Over at The George Sanders Show, Mike and I put together a joint Top 100 list in response to that…

  • Big Trouble in Little China Big Trouble in Little China
  • Only God Forgives Only God Forgives
  • The Princess Bride The Princess Bride
  • The Big Lebowski The Big Lebowski
  • Streets of Fire Streets of Fire
  • Snowpiercer Snowpiercer
  • Attack the Block Attack the Block
  • Berberian Sound Studio Berberian Sound Studio
  • In Bruges In Bruges
  • Pulp Fiction Pulp Fiction

Genre Busters - A Letterboxd Community Survey

Every so often, we come across a film that does not comfortably sit in one genre. The film might have…

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

They aren't films; they're experiences

Driver

Driver 159 films 492 135

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

  • Groundhog Day Groundhog Day
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • Fight Club Fight Club
  • ParaNorman ParaNorman
  • The Incredibles The Incredibles
  • The Tree of Life The Tree of Life
  • Taxi Driver Taxi Driver
  • Some Kind of Wonderful Some Kind of Wonderful
  • American Beauty American Beauty
  • Suburbia Suburbia

Interactive List: What Film Represents You

What film represents you?

Not which film is your favorite or which films represents your cinematic tastes. Not which film…

  • Fight Club Fight Club
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Misery Misery
  • The Prestige The Prestige
  • Jaws Jaws
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • The Shawshank Redemption The Shawshank Redemption
  • Contact Contact
  • The Shining The Shining
  • Mean Girls Mean Girls

The movie was better

sprizzle

sprizzle 29 films 29 56

Movies have to start somewhere. What better place than an already established piece of literature. Some take this opportunity to…

  • How to Train Your Dragon How to Train Your Dragon
  • Under the Skin Under the Skin
  • Lone Survivor Lone Survivor
  • Carrie Carrie
  • Nightbreed Nightbreed
  • Mad Mutilator Mad Mutilator
  • Manhunter Manhunter
  • Begin Again Begin Again
  • Waiting for Superman Waiting for Superman
  • Magic in the Moonlight Magic in the Moonlight

the silliest list I've ever made

these are movies in which I sing their titles, feel free to contribute your own, though I suspect I'm the…

  • Unbreakable Unbreakable
  • Batman Begins Batman Begins
  • Man of Steel Man of Steel
  • Spider-Man 2 Spider-Man 2
  • The Dark Knight Rises The Dark Knight Rises
  • Superman Superman
  • The Incredibles The Incredibles
  • The Dark Knight The Dark Knight
  • Watchmen Watchmen
  • Batman Batman

Ranked: Superheroes

Gustav

Gustav 98 films 33 49

Superheroes! Superheroes! Superheroes! And the daunting challenge of ranking each and every film with them in it! It's incomplete of…

  • Fires on the Plain Fires on the Plain
  • Black Rain Black Rain
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Confessions Confessions
  • Her Her
  • Leon: The Professional Leon: The Professional
  • Starred Up Starred Up
  • Proxy Proxy
  • Under the Skin Under the Skin
  • The Long Day Closes The Long Day Closes

Letterboxd's Mid-Year Review 2014

Adam Cook

Adam Cook 133 films 20 109

With half of the year now done and dusted I thought it would be interesting to see what were the…

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

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

  • Princess Mononoke Princess Mononoke
  • Paprika Paprika
  • The Lion King The Lion King
  • Alice Alice
  • Ratatouille Ratatouille
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • WALL·E WALL·E
  • Toy Story 3 Toy Story 3
  • Toy Story Toy Story
  • Mary and Max Mary and Max

Top 10 Favorite Animated Films

Bruno Youn

Bruno Youn 10 films 19 6

The best animated films I've seen so far!