From the MOON to the GRAIL: A Personal, Ongoing Canon of My Favorite FIlms

From the MOON to the GRAIL has been a work in progress since 2009. Over 1500 films have been watched and narrowed down to include the movies that are on this list. This list will eventually house 1,000 titles...EVENTUALLY.
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UPDATED 03/25/2017 (374 films)

LATEST ADDITIONS:
*Affliction (1997 - Paul Schrader)
*In the Company of Men (1997 - Neil LaBute)
*Election (1999 - Alexander Payne)
*The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008 - David Fincher)
*About Schmidt (2002 - Alexander Payne)
*Good Will Hunting (1997 - Gus Van Sant)
*La piscine (1969 - Jacques Deray)
*Le cercle rouge (1970 - Jean-Pierre Melville)
*Trading Places (1983 - John Landis)
*Re-Animator (1985 - Stuart Gordon)
*Aladdin (1992 - Clements, Musker)
*Full Moon in Paris (1984 - Eric Rohmer)
*Brother's Keeper (1992 - Berlinger, Sinofsky)
*The Cable Guy (1996 - Ben Stiller)
*Bowling for Columbine (2002 - Michael Moore)

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  • 12 Angry Men

    1

  • Le Trou

    2

  • Taxi Driver

    3

  • La Roue

    4

  • Fitzcarraldo

    5

  • The French Connection

    6

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

    7

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    8

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    9

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    10

  • Stranger Than Paradise

    11

  • Sideways

    12

  • Pulp Fiction

    13

  • Shadow of a Doubt

    14

  • The Deer Hunter

    15

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    16

  • The Conversation

    17

  • Raging Bull

    18

  • Se7en

    19

  • Manhattan

    20

  • Drugstore Cowboy

    21

  • My Man Godfrey

    22

  • Fargo

    23

  • Chungking Express

    24

  • The Decalogue

    25

  • Angels with Dirty Faces

    26

  • The Night of the Hunter

    27

  • Blue Velvet

    28

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    29

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    30

  • Modern Times

    31

  • Contempt

    32

  • Woman in the Dunes

    33

  • Juliet of the Spirits

    34

  • Scarface

    35

  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    36

  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2

    37

  • Raise the Red Lantern

    38

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    39

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    40

  • Talk to Her

    41

  • Seven Chances

    42

  • A Fish Called Wanda

    43

  • Rear Window

    44

  • The Untouchables

    45

  • Steamboat Bill, Jr.

    46

  • GoodFellas

    47

  • Trainspotting

    48

  • The Elephant Man

    49

  • Jaws

    50

  • Head-On

    51

  • Turkish Delight

    52

  • No Country for Old Men

    53

  • Dear Diary

    54

  • Stroszek

    55

  • Short Cuts

    56

  • Midnight Cowboy

    57

  • The Pianist

    58

  • Once Upon a Time in America

    59

  • 3-Iron

    60

  • The Apartment

    61

  • Barry Lyndon

    62

  • It Happened One Night

    63

  • The Unknown

    64

  • Reservoir Dogs

    65

  • Last Tango in Paris

    66

  • Fox and His Friends

    67

  • Rain Man

    68

  • The Piano

    69

  • The King of Comedy

    70

  • Buffalo '66

    71

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    72

  • Memento

    73

  • Crimes and Misdemeanors

    74

  • The Godfather

    75

  • Make Way for Tomorrow

    76

  • The Shop on Main Street

    77

  • The Terminator

    78

  • Amores perros

    79

  • Happy Together

    80

  • The Wages of Fear

    81

  • Toy Story

    82

  • The Wicker Man

    83

  • Sleuth

    84

  • Onibaba

    85

  • The Vanishing

    86

  • The Wrong Man

    87

  • Le Million

    88

  • A Man Escaped

    89

  • Heat

    90

  • The Incredible Shrinking Man

    91

  • Hannah and Her Sisters

    92

  • Rushmore

    93

  • The Crowd

    94

  • Rocco and His Brothers

    95

  • Happiness

    96

  • Halloween

    97

  • Terms of Endearment

    98

  • The Stranger

    99

  • Forrest Gump

    100