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  • Mrs. Miniver
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William Wyler Ranked

11 films

Director William Wyler was once considered second only to John Ford, then fell down the rankings, but is being rediscovered,…

  • Zorro, The Gay Blade
  • The Cannonball Run
  • Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze
  • Thank God It's Friday
  • The Gods Must Be Crazy II

Guilty Pleasures

20 films

I don't feel guilty, but I know that most film lovers don't admit liking these films. I'll admit a few…

  • Rio Bravo
  • Stagecoach
  • Casablanca
  • The Apartment
  • To Be or Not to Be

Directors Ranked

28 films

An excellent idea for a list! Rules here: letterboxd.com/hlob/list/poll-letterboxds-top-50-directors/

Just the top 10 count for the poll. The rest are…

  • American Graffiti
  • Two-Lane Blacktop
  • Vanishing Point
  • Gone in 60 Seconds
  • The Hollywood Knights

Hot Rod Movies

14 films

I'm including muscle cars here, though some car guys/gals would say they aren't truly hot rods. Feel free to make…

  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Scarface
  • A Colt Is My Passport
  • Key Largo

Top Mafia and/or Gangster Films

61 films

Way more than the 10 needed for this community poll: letterboxd.com/xarnis/list/the-letterboxd-communitys-top-50-gangster/ I tried to keep it to larger organized crime…

  • Tuff Turf
  • Pretty in Pink
  • The Color of Money
  • The Lost Boys
  • The Princess Bride

Soundtracks I Own on Vinyl (and some CD)

49 films

OK, dang it. After seeing a few others do this, I guess I should too. I've got about 1000 albums…

  • Maisie
  • Ringside Maisie
  • Gold Rush Maisie
  • Swing Shift Maisie
  • Congo Maisie

Maisie Films Ranked

10 films

I don't know that ranking does much good, they are all fairly entertaining. Maisie gets engaged 9 times I think,…

  • Raising Arizona
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Almost Famous

Moments that Destroy Me, Kill Me, or Knock Me Out

6 films

In some movies there is a scene, a line, or a even just a look, that completely bowls me over…

  • Gunga Din
  • Gentleman Jim
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Captain Blood
  • The Sea Hawk

Movies to Watch with Kids that Won't Make You Want to Bang Your Head Against a Wall

35 films

I have 4 boys, so this list may be skewed masculine. Also, different things cause different people to bang the…

  • The Story of Film: An Odyssey
  • For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism
  • Tales from the Script
  • These Amazing Shadows
  • The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

Documentaries About Making Movies

24 films

I love this stuff. If you know of any others, leave a comment. There's a huge list at letterboxd.com/pileofcrowns/list/documentaries-about-movies-open/

  • The Great Escape
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Dirty Harry
  • The Endless Summer
  • Bull Durham

The Essential Men’s Movie Library from The Art of Manliness

100 films

The web site The Art of Manliness did a list of 100 movies that avoids the over-the-top action stuff. They…

  • Casablanca
  • American Graffiti
  • Citizen Kane
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Patton

Films I've Seen 10+ Times

50 films

The idea comes from Cinemonster: letterboxd.com/cinemonster/list/films-that-i-have-seen-10-times-or-how-i/

I have never subscribed to cable or satellite so I've spent a lot of…