My Favorite Movie From Each Year

I've seen at least one movie from every year since 1972. This is my favorite from each year.

The number in the notes is the number of movies I've seen from that year.

Years I'm missing: 1900-1932, 1935-1936, 1943, 1945, 1956, 1972

Idea stolen from Ben De Bono

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  • Duck Soup
  • It Happened One Night
  • Modern Times
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • Citizen Kane
  • Casablanca
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Easter Parade
  • In the Good Old Summertime
  • Cinderella
  • The African Queen
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Stalag 17
  • Dial M for Murder
  • The Court Jester
  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • Some Like It Hot
  • The Apartment
  • The Absent-Minded Professor
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Great Escape
  • A Fistful of Dollars
  • The Sound of Music
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
  • The Jungle Book
  • The Odd Couple
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Robin Hood
  • The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • The Return of the Pink Panther
  • Rocky
  • Star Wars
  • Superman
  • The Muppet Movie
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Blade Runner
  • Return of the Jedi
  • The Terminator
  • Back to the Future
  • Blue Velvet
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Die Hard
  • Field of Dreams
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Aladdin
  • Groundhog Day
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Heat
  • Muppet Treasure Island
  • Gattaca
  • Dark City
  • The Matrix
  • Memento
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Batman Begins
  • Children of Men
  • Hot Fuzz
  • The Dark Knight
  • Moon
  • Inception
  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • Looper
  • Coherence
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Creed
  • Arrival
  • Dunkirk
  • A Quiet Place