All Time Top 60± Favorite Movies & Film Series

These are my All Time Top 60 (or so) Favorite Movies & Film Series, beginning with my #1 all-time favorite movie & continuing in descending order. To put it quite simply, these are movies/film series that I have fallen in love with & (in most cases) end up watching over & over again - an important distinction which means this list does not necessarily include films which I might consider the 'greatest' movies or the 'best' movies I have seen because I don't necessarily want to see something like 'Schindler's List' over and over again. This also means there are numerous guilty pleasures listed which I unapologetically admit to loving and watching repeatedly.

With the exception of a few titles addressed below, all titles are theatrically released, non-documentary, feature length films. This list includes every title/film series I have rated as 10 out of a possible 10 (10/10) - which currently includes the top 48 or so titles - & others currently rated 9/10 which are on the cusp of being upgraded to 10/10. Additional "Honorable Mention" 9/10 titles which are on the verge of possibly being added to this list are included in a footnote at the bottom.

The following TV Movies and Documentaries are of such a high caliber, and films I am so passionate about, that I can not exclude them on a technicality, and thus am including them as the last entries in this list:
• Mandela and de Klerk (1997 TV Movie)
• The Up Series (1964-present Documentaries)

Here is a link to my list titled All Time Top 250± Favorite Movies & Film Series (Chronological Listing of All Films Rated 9/10 & 10/10) consisting of all 10/10 rated films (all of which appear on this 60± list) and ALL 9/10 films (only a few of which appear on this 60± list) - all of which are theatrically released, non-documentary, feature length films/film series along with a small (but slightly larger) selection of TV Movies, TV Mini-Series, and Documentaries I am passionate about. An explanation of how I rate movies, & why I group films into film series, is also provided in a lengthy footnote at the bottom of that list.
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1.
The Big Chill (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends. (105 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
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2.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency. (142 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
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3.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ ◊ 'THE GODFATHER' TRILOGY ◊
(the entire trilogy comprises this favorite)
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The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
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4.
Moneyball (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players. (133 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
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5.
You've Got Mail (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet. (119 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
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6.
The Martian (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
7.
The Man from Earth (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine. (87 mins.)
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8.
One Week (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Chronicles the motorcycle trip of Ben Tyler as he rides from Toronto to Tofino, British Columbia. Ben stops at landmarks that are both iconic and idiosyncratic on his quest to find meaning in his life. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael McGowan
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9.
Cast Away (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island. (143 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
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10.
Love Actually (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
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11.
Goodfellas (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. (146 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
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12.
My Man Godfrey (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye. (94 mins.)
Director: Gregory La Cava
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13.
Parenthood (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse. (124 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
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14.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. (91 mins.)
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15.
Boyhood (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college. (165 mins.)
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16.
Finding Nemo (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. (100 mins.)
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17.
I Love You, Man (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Friendless Peter Klaven goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But, when his insta-bond with his new B.F.F. puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancée, can the trio learn to live happily ever after? (105 mins.)
Director: John Hamburg
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18.
High Fidelity (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress. (113 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
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19.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. (152 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ ◊ 'HARRY POTTER' FILM SERIES ◊
(the entire film series comprises this favorite)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
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20.
The Parent Trap (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Teenage twin sisters swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents. (129 mins.)
Director: David Swift
“ ◊ 'THE PARENT TRAP' FILMS ◊
(the original & remake comprises this favorite)
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The Parent Trap (1961)
The Parent Trap (1998)
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own 1961 version on dvd
DO NOT OWN 1998 VERSION ON DVD YET (own on VHS)
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21.
Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Andy's girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother's, which puts a kink in his... (91 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
“ ◊ 'JUDGE HARDY FAMILY/ANDY HARDY' FILM SERIES ◊
Note: 4th film of series shown to provide representative cover
(the entire 16 film series comprises this favorite)
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A Family Affair (1937)
You're Only Young Once (1937)
Judge Hardy's Children (1938)
Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)
Out West with the Hardys (1938)
The Hardys Ride High (1939)
Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939)
Judge Hardy and Son (1939)
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941)
The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942)
Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942)
Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944)
Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946)
Andy Hardy Comes Home (1958)
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(link to my IMDb List with all 16 films + 2 shorts)
Judge Hardy Family/Andy Hardy Film Series (1937-1958)
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22.
Les Misérables (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
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23.
Forrest Gump (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
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24.
Home for the Holidays (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family. (103 mins.)
Director: Jodie Foster
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25.
Beach Party (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
"Beach Party" was the first of of a series of seven related AIP beach party films. The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini. (101 mins.)
Director: William Asher
“ ◊ 'BEACH PARTY' FILM SERIES ◊
(the entire film series - as listed - comprises this favorite)
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Beach Party (1963)
Muscle Beach Party (1964)
Bikini Beach (1964)
Pajama Party (1964)
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Ski Party (1965)
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
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DO NOT OWN ANY YET--------------------- ” - LCW-Movies
 
26.
Film Geek (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic. (78 mins.)
Director: James Westby
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27.
Lincoln (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
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28.
Phenomenon (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis. (123 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
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29.
Broadcast News (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly. (133 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
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30.
The King's Speech (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
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31.
Serendipity (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A couple reunite years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together. (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom
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32.
Animal House (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him. (109 mins.)
Director: John Landis
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33.
Jackie Brown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
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34.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
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35.
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional. (132 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
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36.
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family. (135 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
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37.
Contact (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. (150 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
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38.
Groundhog Day (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again. (101 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
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39.
Gandhi (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed. (191 mins.)
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40.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
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41.
Get Shorty (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job. (105 mins.)
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42.
A Christmas Story (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. (94 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
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43.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. (107 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
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44.
The Right Stuff (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program. (193 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
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45.
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young and truth seeking boy travels to an isolated lake, where an old Buddhist master lives on a small floating temple. (103 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
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46.
The Doll (1919)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Because the Baron of Chanterelle wants to preserve his family line, he forces his timid nephew Lancelot to choose one of the village maidens to wed... (48 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
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47.
Life of Brian (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah. (94 mins.)
Director: Terry Jones
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48.
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier. (108 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
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49.
Running on Empty (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
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50.
The Thin Man (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it. (91 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
“ ◊ 'THE THIN MAN' FILM SERIES ◊
(the entire film series comprises this favorite)
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The Thin Man (1934)
After the Thin Man (1936)
Another Thin Man (1939)
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Song of the Thin Man (1947)
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DO NOT OWN ANY YET--------------------- ” - LCW-Movies
 
51.
Notting Hill (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. (124 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
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52.
Stepmom (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother. (124 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
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53.
Random Harvest (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An amnesiac World War I vet falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-War life. (126 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
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54.
Inherit the Wind (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. (128 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
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55.
The American President (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. president and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception" and sparks fly anyway. (114 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
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56.
Down Periscope (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days... (92 mins.)
Director: David S. Ward
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57.
Jean de Florette (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell. (120 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
“ ◊'JEAN DE FLORETTE/MANON DES SOURCES' DUOLOGY◊
(both parts of 2-part film comprises this favorite)
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Jean de Florette (1986)
Manon of the Spring (1986)
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58.
The Emigrants (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden)... (191 mins.)
Director: Jan Troell
“ ◊ 'THE EMIGRANTS/NEW LAND' DUOLOGY ◊
(both parts of 2-part film comprises this favorite)
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The Emigrants (1971)
The New Land (1972)
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DO NOT OWN ANY YET--------------------- ” - LCW-Movies
 
59.
Three Colors: Blue (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child. (98 mins.)
“ ◊ KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI'S FRENCH MASTERPIECES ◊
(1) 'THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE'
(2) 'THREE COLORS' TRILOGY

(see note below)
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Three Colors: White (1994)
Three Colors: Red (1994)
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This 'film series' is a combination of the stand-alone film 'THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE' & the three films comprising the 'THREE COLORS' trilogy. These final four films of Polish screenwriter/director Krzysztof Kieslowski's career had similar styles & themes, and were foreign co-productions made mostly with French financing. Two films included French actors/characters (speaking French), while the remaining two films included both French (speaking French) & Polish (speaking Polish) actors/characters.
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DO NOT OWN "THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE" YET
own entire "Three Colors" trilogy on dvd
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60.
Little Women (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War... (115 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ ◊ 'LITTLE WOMEN' FILMS ◊
(the original & 2 remakes comprise this favorite)
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Little Women (1933)
Little Women (1949)
Little Women (1994)
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own 1933 version on dvd
DO NOT OWN 1949 VERSION YET
own 1994 version on dvd
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61.
The Bourne Identity (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory. (119 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ ◊ 'THE BOURNE TRILOGY' ◊
(the entire trilogy comprises this favorite)
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The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
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62.
Before Sunrise (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together. (101 mins.)
“ ◊ 'BEFORE' TRILOGY ◊
(the entire trilogy comprises this favorite)
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Before Sunrise (1995)
Before Sunset (2004)
Before Midnight (2013)
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DO NOT OWN "BEFORE SUNRISE" ON DVD YET (own on VHS)
own "Before Sunset" on dvd
DO NOT OWN "BEFORE MIDNIGHT" ON DVD YET
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63.
Mandela and de Klerk (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
On June 12, 1964, Nelson Mandela, along with a number of political detainees, was sentenced to life... (114 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ TV MOVIE
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DO NOT OWN DVD VERSION YET (own on VHS)
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64.
Seven Up! (1964 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A group of seven-year-old British children from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects... (39 mins.)
Director: Paul Almond
“ ◊ 'THE UP SERIES' DOCUMENTARIES ◊
(the entire film series comprises this favorite)
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Director: Michael Apted (from "14 Up" to present)

On "7 Up", Michael Apted is officially credited as "researcher", but also served as assistant to director Paul Almond, & (most importantly) was involved in selecting the children - something which helped form the foundation of the life long bonds between him and the children for all of the remaining films which he directed.
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07 Up (1964)
(aka "Seven Up!")
14 Up (1970)
(aka "7 Plus Seven")
21 Up (1977)
28 Up (1985)
35 Up (1991)
42 Up (1998)
49 Up (2005)
56 Up (2012)

• 63 Up (2019)
- Potentially (Director Apted age 77/78)
• 70 Up (2026)
- Potentially (Director Apted age 84/85)

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65.
The Next Thing on My List (????)
After a freak car crash leaves a woman's friend dead, she discovers her list of things she wanted to...
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***** HONORABLE MENTIONS *****
(films 'on-the-cusp' which are also rated 9/10 and on the verge of possibly being added to this list - listed in chronological order)


Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
The Great Santini (1979)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Nobody's Fool (1994)
That Thing You Do! (1996)
For Love of the Game (1999)
A Walk to Remember (2002)
50 First Dates (2004)
Spanglish (2004)
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Gravity (2013)

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66.
The Revenant (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. (156 mins.)
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67.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
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