My Favorite Films

This is my personal list of favorite films to watch over and over, not necessarily "the greatest." Obviously, I have my own likes and dislikes; I generally hate musicals, and I'm often bored watching animated films.


Ikiru Akira Kurosawa 1952
Rebel Without a Cause Nicholas Ray 1955
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock 1960
Lolita Stanley Kubrik 1962
8 1/2 Federico Fellini 1963
2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrik 1968
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Luis Bunuel 1972
The Godfather Francs Ford Coppola 1972
Day For Night Francois Truffaut 1973
The Phantom of Liberty Luis Bunuel 1974
Nashville Robert Altman 1975
Female Trouble John Waters 1975
Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese 1976
Annie Hall Woody Allen 1977
Repo Man Alex Cox 1984
Stranger Than Paradise Jim Jarmusch 1984
Terminator James Cameron 1984
Pee Wee's Big Adventure Tim Burton 1985
Brazil Terry Gilliam 1985
Desperately Seeking Susan Susan Seidelman 1985
The Joy Luck Club Wayne Wang 1993
Romeo Is Bleeding Peter Medak 1993
Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino 1994
Fargo Coen Brothers 1996
The Castle Rob Sitch 1997
American Beauty Sam Mendes 1999
Snatch Guy Ritchie 2000
O Brother Where Art Thou Coen Brothers 2000
Napolean Dynamite Jared Hess 2004
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious... Larry Charles 2006
There Will Be Blood Paul Thomas Anderson 2007
Inglorious Basterds Quentin Tarantino 2009