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  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Star Trek
  • Star Trek: First Contact
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  • Arrival
  • The Bad Batch
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Café Society
  • Certain Women

To See: 2016

45 films Edit

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Jaws
  • Jurassic Park
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directors Ranked: STEVEN SPIELBERG

33 films 1 6 Edit

My favorite director. Notice almost none of these fall below a 7/10 for me.

Below are some categorical favorites, inspired…

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Back to the Future
  • Jurassic Park
  • The Money Pit
  • War Horse

Film Series, Ranked: AMBLIN

58 films 1 6 Edit

I may be the only person on Earth who understands this list.

This ranked somewhat by personal preference, but also…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Star Trek
  • Super 8
  • Mission: Impossible III
  • Star Trek Into Darkness

Directors Ranked: JJ ABRAMS

5 films 2 5 Edit

An underrated director of blocking, camera movement, and character moments. Yes, all of his source material references other films, but…

  • Inside Out
  • The Incredibles
  • WALL·E
  • Toy Story 2
  • La luna
  • The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • Double Indemnity
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Hail the Conquering Hero

Top Five of 1944

5 films 2 Edit

Honorable Mention: THE GREAT MOMENT, The animated shorts DONALD DUCK & THE GORILLA and HOW TO BE A SAILOR

  • The Rock
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction
  • The Island

Directors Ranked: MICHAEL BAY

12 films Edit

Clearly an auteur worth studying, but one whose tastes rarely overlap with mine. I feel like I should point out…

  • All of Me
  • *batteries not included
  • The Big Chill
  • Can't Buy Me Love
  • Cocoon

Fun 80's Catch-Up Extravaganza

24 films Edit

All other lists are serious. This one is fun.

  • The Bucket List

The List of Lists

1 film 2 1 Edit

This idea is stolen from Paco and is a great way to have all my hundreds of "favorites" lists in…

  • Pinocchio
  • Fantasia
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Lady and the Tramp
  • The Lion King

Film Series Ranked: DISNEY ANIMATED FEATURES

54 films Edit

See my full write-up here:

filmnerds.com/2012/12/04/a-retrospective-of-walt-disneys-52-animated-feature-films/

Not all ratings match. My mind changes constantly.

  • X2: X-Men United
  • The Wolverine
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • X-Men
  • X-Men: Apocalypse