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Mike D'Angelo's Old Top Ten Lists & Notable Films

For years I've referred to Mike D'Angelo's (@gemko) old Top Ten Lists page as a definitive reference for both film recommendations and otherwise notable films through the years. Although the (fabulous) redesign of his website has made the page borderline defunct, I've long wanted to play with Mike's list within the context of Letterboxd. (For instance, any hapless nerd who's also a pro member can sort the list by average rating and then filter it for titles they haven't seen that are available on their streaming services.) With the surplus of free-time I've been afforded by quarantine, and totally without his permission, I've done my best to take every film from every list of Mike's through 2005 (including honorable mention,…

  • The Birth of a Nation
  • His Regeneration
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Broken Blossoms
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Way Down East
  • The Mark of Zorro
  • Nosferatu
  • Safety Last!
  • Our Hospitality
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • The Navigator
  • Greed
  • The Last Laugh
  • Joyless Street
  • Seven Chances
  • Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life
  • Strike
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Freshman
  • Tartuffe
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • Tumbleweeds
  • For Heaven's Sake
  • 3 Bad Men
  • The Great K&A Train Robbery
  • The General
  • The Kid Brother
  • The Beloved Rogue
  • Napoleon
  • Wings
  • The Unknown
  • Underworld
  • College
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Circus
  • The Last Command
  • Steamboat Bill, Jr.
  • The Crowd
  • Spies
  • Street Angel
  • The Wind
  • The Docks of New York
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Blackmail
  • Diary of a Lost Girl
  • The General Line
  • Under the Roofs of Paris
  • The Blue Angel
  • Earth
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Westfront 1918
  • Salt for Svanetia
  • Hell's Angels
  • The Blood of a Poet
  • Holiday
  • Murder!
  • Monte Carlo
  • Animal Crackers
  • L'Âge d'Or
  • Morocco
  • The Devil to Pay!
  • The Royal Family of Broadway
  • Little Caesar
  • City Lights
  • Dracula
  • The 3 Penny Opera
  • Dishonored
  • Tabu
  • Le Million
  • The Front Page
  • The Public Enemy
  • M
  • The Miracle Woman
  • Tokyo Chorus
  • Waterloo Bridge
  • Monkey Business
  • Marius
  • Platinum Blonde
  • Girls About Town
  • La Chienne
  • Frankenstein
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • À Nous la Liberté
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Shanghai Express
  • Freaks
  • One Hour with You
  • Scarface
  • Grand Hotel
  • Vampyr
  • I Was Born, But...
  • Million Dollar Legs
  • Love Me Tonight
  • Jewel Robbery
  • Horse Feathers
  • Blonde Venus
  • The Most Dangerous Game
  • Tiger Shark