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  • Jurassic Park
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Schindler's List

Spielbergo, Top to Bottom

32 films

It turns out the dude thinks there are 8 classics, another 6 really good ones (including a classic childhood staple),…

  • Airport
  • Airborne
  • Bad Taste
  • Barbarella
  • Battletruck

Enjoyable Nonsense

193 films

Films that don't deliver traditional quality of narrative, but while they're on I take pleasure in their poor reputations or…

  • Stalker
  • Play Dirty
  • Yellow Submarine
  • Payday
  • Heaven Knows What
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Double Indemnity
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Rear Window
  • Paths of Glory
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • Vertigo
  • The Night of the Hunter

50 of the 50s

50 films

  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Network
  • Serpico
  • The Verdict

Lumet, Top to Bottom

25 films

Like all prolific directors, it's nearly impossible to rank every single film even when you are that filmmaker's biggest boaster.…

  • Alien
  • Blade Runner
  • Prometheus
  • The Duellists
  • Black Hawk Down

Ridley Scott, Top to Bottom

25 films

It's weird once you line up everything and realize Ridley is the very persona of hit-and-miss. When he hits, he…

  • Die Hard
  • They Live
  • Midnight Run
  • Miracle Mile
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  • The Train
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • The General
  • The Narrow Margin

Train Movies Ranked

33 films

Films that take place on trains or films where trains heavily influence the narrative of a movie. So while North…

  • Phantom Thread
  • Dunkirk
  • The Florida Project
  • Good Time
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer


50 films

The top 50 according to some dude.

  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Everybody Wants Some!!
  • The Witch
  • Sing Street
  • Green Room


50 films

If I hadn't seen O.J. Made in America as episodes on ESPN, it would unquestionably be #1, but I live…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Mistress America
  • Sicario
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Spotlight


50 films

50 favorites of the year. As usual, only North American release dates apply.