Top 100 Films of All-Time

Ever changing. This list is a current reflection of my personal cinematic taste, what speaks to me emotionally, and those films that are just too so entertaining that all evaluation of their technical quality doesn't even matter.

(For the purposes of this list, LotR: The Fellowship of the Ring, Before Sunrise, Toy Story, and Blade Runner represent their respective series or trilogy.)

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    1

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    2

  • Casablanca

    3

  • 12 Angry Men

    4

  • The Princess Bride

    5

  • Interstellar

    6

  • La La Land

    7

  • Jaws

    8

  • Before Sunrise

    9

  • Blade Runner

    10

  • The Prestige

    11

  • Full Metal Jacket

    12

  • Alien

    13

  • Toy Story

    14

  • Top Gun

    15

  • The Last of the Mohicans

    16

  • Jurassic Park

    17

  • Mary Poppins

    18

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    19

  • The Wizard of Oz

    20

  • The Dark Knight

    21

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    22

  • Singin' in the Rain

    23

  • Vertigo

    24

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    25

  • Citizen Kane

    26

  • Inception

    27

  • Star Wars

    28

  • Rear Window

    29

  • Almost Famous

    30

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    31

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    32

  • Rashomon

    33

  • Fight Club

    34

  • Gone with the Wind

    35

  • The Sound of Music

    36

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    37

  • Sleeping Beauty

    38

  • The Exorcist

    39

  • The Social Network

    40

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    41

  • All About Eve

    42

  • Scream

    43

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    44

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    45

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    46

  • Unforgiven

    47

  • The Godfather

    48

  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    49

  • Tombstone

    50

  • Gladiator

    51

  • The Lion King

    52

  • The Thin Red Line

    53

  • The Iron Giant

    54

  • Seven Samurai

    55

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    56

  • Die Hard

    57

  • Your Name.

    58

  • Children of Men

    59

  • Aliens

    60

  • Back to the Future

    61

  • Network

    62

  • Apocalypse Now

    63

  • Beauty and the Beast

    64

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    65

  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    66

  • Memento

    67

  • The Right Stuff

    68

  • Reality Bites

    69

  • Black Hawk Down

    70

  • The Blair Witch Project

    71

  • Ex Machina

    72

  • Dead Poets Society

    73

  • 3:10 to Yuma

    74

  • The NeverEnding Story

    75

  • The Incredibles

    76

  • Les Misérables

    77

  • Whiplash

    78

  • Groundhog Day

    79

  • Hell or High Water

    80

  • Into the Wild

    81

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    82

  • Warrior

    83

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    84

  • Moon

    85

  • Drive

    86

  • The Red Shoes

    87

  • Reservoir Dogs

    88

  • War for the Planet of the Apes

    89

  • The Shining

    90

  • Se7en

    91

  • The Wailing

    92

  • The Departed

    93

  • The Exorcism of Emily Rose

    94

  • Fargo

    95

  • Stalker

    96

  • Pacific Rim

    97

  • Arrival

    98

  • Silence

    99

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    100