My favorite Movies!by JustDimmy | created - 06 Dec 2010 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Tastes are tastes but these movies "changed" my life some way or another... I sorted them by year.
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1. Les vampires (1915)
Not Rated | 421 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires.
Give up your search, otherwise bad luck awaits you!
2. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Unrated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.
Spirits surround us on every side... they have driven me from hearth and home, from wife and child.
3. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
Not Rated | 242 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.
There is no such thing as love, only passion! No luck, only the will to gain power!
4. Nosferatu (1922)
Unrated | 81 min | Fantasy, Horror
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife.
You cannot escape destiny by running away!
5. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Unrated | 136 min | Drama, War
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
Votes: 50,215 | Gross: $3.27M
We fight. We try not to be killed, but sometimes we are. That's all.
6. M (1931)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Votes: 111,695 | Gross: $0.03M
It's me, pursuing myself! I want to escape, to escape from myself! But it's impossible. I can't escape, I have to obey it. I have to run, run... endless streets.
7. Man Hunt (1941)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
British hunter Thorndike vacationing in Bavaria has Hitler in his gun sight. He is captured, beaten, left for dead, and escapes back to London where he is hounded by German agents and aided by a young woman.
- Have you committed a crime?
8. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Western
When a posse captures three men suspected of killing a local farmer, they become strongly divided over whether or not to lynch the men.
God better have mercy on you. You won't get any from me.
9. Scarlet Street (1945)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses.
Every painting, if it's any good, is a love affair.
10. All About Eve (1950)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama
An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
Votes: 93,656 | Gross: $0.01M
Nothing is forever in the Theatre. Whatever it is, it's here, it flares up, burns hot and then its gone.
11. The Young and the Damned (1950)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama
A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City, and the morals of young Pedro are gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others...
I hope they'll kill every one of them before they born!
12. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
It's always difficult to keep personal prejudice out of a thing like this. And wherever you run into it, prejudice always obscures the truth.
13. The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
Approved | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide.
He hardly looks the part of a bad guy.
14. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Unrated | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 14,759 | Gross: $8.72M
We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains behind...
15. The Misfits (1961)
Approved | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A divorcee falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle.
We're all dying aren't we. We're not teaching each other what we really know, are we?
16. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.
Yes, she's emotionally disturbed. She's unbalanced!
17. The Things of Life (1970)
GP | 89 min | Drama, Romance
A highway engineer is involved in a car crash, after which, near death, he remembers his life leading up to the accident.
Tu m'aimes parce que je suis là. Mais s'il faut traverser la rue pour me rejoindre tu es perdu.
18. Solaris (1972)
PG | 167 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.
Man was created by Nature in order to explore it. As he approaches Truth he is fated to Knowledge. All the rest is *beep*
19. Network (1976)
R | 121 min | Drama
A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.
You need me. You need me badly. Because I'm your last contact with human reality. I love you. And that painful, decaying love is the only thing between you and the shrieking nothingness you live the rest of the day.
20. Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
R | 136 min | Drama, Romance
A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Votes: 5,706 | Gross: $16.90M
When your nightlife interferes with your daylife...
21. Der siebente Kontinent (1989)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama
A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister.
22. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 813,328 | Gross: $46.84M
What do you mean I'm funny?
23. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 490,477 | Gross: $70.91M
Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.
24. Satantango (1994)
450 min | Drama
Plotting on a payment they are about to receive, residents of a collapsing collective farm see their plans turn into desolation when they discover that Irimiás, a former co-worker who they thought was dead, is coming back to the village.
You need a serious man... not a schmidt! Tango is my life ! Tango ! Tango !
25. Dead Man Walking (1995)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama
A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
Votes: 77,959 | Gross: $39.39M
I'm just trying to follow the example of Jesus, who said that a person is not as bad as his worst deed.
26. Breaking the Waves (1996)
R | 159 min | Drama, Romance
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.
Votes: 52,942 | Gross: $4.04M
You can't be in love with a word. You can only love another human being. That's perfection.
27. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 453,801 | Gross: $64.62M
Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush.
28. He Got Game (1998)
R | 136 min | Drama, Sport
A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Votes: 38,758 | Gross: $21.55M
When making a business decision, the only color that matters is green.
29. 8MM (1999)
R | 123 min | Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not.
Votes: 110,140 | Gross: $36.66M
If you dance with the devil, the devil don't change. The devil changes you.
30. Fight Club (1999)
R | 139 min | Drama
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.
Votes: 1,512,778 | Gross: $37.03M
The things you own end up owning you.
31. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.
Votes: 86,273 | Gross: $4.18M
In a musical, nothing dreadful ever happens.
32. In the Mood for Love (2000)
PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.
Votes: 88,911 | Gross: $2.73M
You notice things if you pay attention.
33. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
R | 102 min | Drama
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.
Votes: 639,172 | Gross: $3.64M
In the end it's all nice.
34. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.
Votes: 229,518 | Gross: $128.08M
A faithful heart makes wishes come true.
35. 25th Hour (2002)
R | 135 min | Drama
Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.
Votes: 157,039 | Gross: $13.06M
Yeah, fuck you, too. Fuck *me*? Fuck *you*, Fuck you and this whole city and everyone in it.
36. Irreversible (2002)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.
Votes: 96,379 | Gross: $0.75M
Time destroys everything.
37. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance
A boy is raised by a Buddhist monk on an isolated floating temple where the years pass like the seasons.
Votes: 67,346 | Gross: $2.38M
Lust awakens the desire to possess. And that awakens the intent to murder.
38. Dogville (2003)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.
Votes: 116,868 | Gross: $1.53M
I think the world would be better without Dogville.
39. Memories of Murder (2003)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a small Korean province in 1986, three detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.
Votes: 82,355 | Gross: $0.01M
But... is wanking a crime?
40. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
R | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.
Votes: 450,449 | Gross: $281.49M
The best thing about being me... There are so many "me"s.
41. Head-On (2004)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance
With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.
If you want to end your life, end it. You don't have to kill yourself to do that.
42. Mind Game (I) (2004)
103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After a deadly encounter with two yakuza, a loser with a crush on his childhood girlfriend goes to heaven and back, embarking on a psychedelic self-discovery experience with her and his friends.
Fear takes the shape we're willing to give it.
43. Le petit lieutenant (2005)
Unrated | 110 min | Crime, Drama
A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.
You're paid to lock Arabs and Blacks up. If you freak out over lizards, you won't get far.
44. The Fall (2006)
R | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
Votes: 95,876 | Gross: $2.28M
You always stop at the same part, when it's very beautiful. Interesting.
45. The Fountain (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
Votes: 205,386 | Gross: $10.14M
Every shadow no matter how deep is threatened by morning light.
46. The Prestige (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other.
Votes: 958,375 | Gross: $53.09M
The man stole my life. I steal his trick.
47. Revolutionary Road (2008)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.
Votes: 164,114 | Gross: $22.91M
You're just some guy who made me laugh at a party once.
48. The Wackness (2008)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it with his unorthodox psychotherapist for treatment, while having a crush on his stepdaughter.
Votes: 28,212 | Gross: $2.08M
Bitches I lik'em brainless, Guns I lik'em stainless steel...
49. The White Ribbon (2009)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?
Votes: 58,416 | Gross: $2.22M
I gave God a chance to kill me. He didn't do it, so he's pleased with me.
50. Enter the Void (2009)
Not Rated | 161 min | Drama, Fantasy
A French drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection.
Votes: 52,900 | Gross: $0.34M
ENTER [...] THE VOID
51. The International (I) (2009)
R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An Interpol agent attempts to expose a high-profile financial institution's role in an international arms dealing ring.
Votes: 83,522 | Gross: $25.45M
Sometimes a man can meet his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
52. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 600,871 | Gross: $106.95M
I felt it. Perfect. I was perfect.
53. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 55,413 | Gross: $3.29M
There's no one like Thierry, even though his art looks like everyone else's.
54. Inside Job (2010)
PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime
Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.
Votes: 61,573 | Gross: $4.31M
The financial industry is a service industry. It should serve others before it serves itself.
55. A Dangerous Method (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Votes: 87,739 | Gross: $5.70M
Sometimes you have to do something unforgivable... just to be able to go on living.
56. Shame (2011)
NC-17 | 101 min | Drama
A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.
Votes: 160,277 | Gross: $4.00M
We're not bad people. We just come from a bad place.
57. The Tree of Life (2011)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
Votes: 147,620 | Gross: $13.30M
Your mother's naive. It takes fierce will to get ahead in this world. If you're good, people take advantage of you.
58. Amour (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Votes: 78,221 | Gross: $6.74M
Tu es un monstre, mais tu es gentil.
59. Enemy (2013)
R | 91 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.
Votes: 121,773 | Gross: $1.01M
When there is a will, there is a way.
60. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 911,287 | Gross: $116.90M
Was all this legal? Absolutely *beep* not!
61. Gone Girl (2014)
R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Votes: 672,639 | Gross: $167.77M
Everyone knows that 'complicated' is a code word for bitch.
62. Mommy (I) (2014)
R | 139 min | Drama
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.
Votes: 36,856 | Gross: $3.49M
Tu veux pas me tenir la graisse pendant qu'j'pisse aussi ?
63. Nightcrawler (2014)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Votes: 354,478 | Gross: $32.38M
My motto is if you want to win the lottery you've got to make money to get a ticket.
64. PK (2014)
153 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A stranger in the city asks questions no one has asked before. His childlike curiosity will take him on a journey of love, laughter, and letting go.
Votes: 114,635 | Gross: $10.62M
We know nothing about the god who made us all. But the god people like you made is exactly like you... liar, pretend to act, giving false promises, meeting rich people sooner, letting the poor neglected, happy when get praised...
65. Love (II) (2015)
Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Romance
Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
If you fall in love, really, you are the looser. You understand?
66. The Lobster (2015)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Votes: 137,922 | Gross: $8.70M
If you encounter any problems you cannot resolve yourselves, you will be assigned children, that usually works.