my top favorite movies

wow...most of my favorites are from the 90's...

this is basically movies that for me are easy to watch over and over again.

wow, it is tough trying to rank these movies...
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1.
Face/Off (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same criminal impersonates the cop. (138 mins.)
Director: John Woo
“ this is the movie that made me love nicolas cage, and john travolta. love the actors, love the characters, just plain love this movie. ” - thejokerswild99
 
2.
In Too Deep (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His... (95 mins.)
Director: Michael Rymer
“ this is a great story, i love omar epps in this movie. his character is really fun to watch all the different changes he goes through. ” - thejokerswild99
 
3.
The Crow (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
“ an all time classic. ” - thejokerswild99
 
4.
American History X (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Kaye
“ amazing story. very well put together. great actors. ” - thejokerswild99
 
5.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ not just saw 1, but the entire franchise! ” - thejokerswild99
 
6.
Iron Man (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. (126 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ the best marvel movie up to date. ” - thejokerswild99
 
7.
Equilibrium (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a Fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system. (107 mins.)
Director: Kurt Wimmer
“ by far christian bales best movie. very easy for me to rewatch this movie over and over. ” - thejokerswild99
 
8.
The Fifth Element (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay. (126 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ this movie was very tough for me to place. its hard to figure out if i like this movie more than other movies or not. dont get me wrong, i love this movie. amazing movie. but its just not one that i can just rewatch over and over and over again. ” - thejokerswild99
 
9.
The Rock (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco. (136 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ do i need to explain why the rock is on my top favorite list? ” - thejokerswild99
 
10.
Crank (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops. (88 mins.)
Director: Neveldine, Taylor
“ i didnt think crank would make it to the top 10, i'm shocked...but this is such a fun fast paced movie to watch. easily my favorite statham movie. ” - thejokerswild99
 
11.
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life. (118 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
“ fun story. good plot. nice cars. great actors. ” - thejokerswild99
 
12.
Finding Nemo (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 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.)
“ when my wife said she wanted to see this back in 2003, i was like really?? its a movie about a fish... after renting i fell in love with it. and its by far my favorite animated movie. ” - thejokerswild99
 
13.
Happy Gilmore (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house. (92 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ when you think of adam sandler you think of "happy madison" happy gilmore and billy madison. but for me as great as billy madison is, happy gilmore is so much funnier, and easier to watch over and over again. ” - thejokerswild99
 
14.
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.)
“ this is another movie like the fifth element. very good movie...but very hard to place. ” - thejokerswild99
 
15.
Transformers (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager. (144 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ of corse it has its flaws... of corse its a michael bay film. but i dont care. its transformers!! this is a fun movie to watch. ” - thejokerswild99
 
16.
Kick-Ass (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so. (117 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
“ love comic books, action figures, comic movies...
i love the x-men and spider-man, but no neither of those made it onto my list cause frankly, as much as i like those movies, they just arent that amazing of movies...but kick ass, kick ass was a very well made movie. and very easy to watch alot. ” - thejokerswild99
 
17.
Bad Boys (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ i love this movie. yet its been awhile since i have watched it...maybe i am waiting till i buy it on blu ray... ” - thejokerswild99
 
18.
Office Space (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. (89 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
“ having a bad day? stressed out from work? lay down on the couch and watch this movie, and call me in the morning... ” - thejokerswild99
 
19.
Remember the Titans (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit. (113 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
“ denzel is one of my favorite actors, but at the same time, i think this is the only one of his movies that made it to this list. basically this is just an amazing movie. a great story that is only great cause its based on a true story. if this was just a made up story, than it wouldnt be nearly as good, and touching as it is. ” - thejokerswild99
 
20.
Zombieland (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. (88 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ such a fun fast paced movie. love it ” - thejokerswild99
 
21.
The Island (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Lincoln Six Echo is just like everyone else - he's waiting to go to the Island, the only place left in the world to actually live a life... (136 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ fun concept, great story. ” - thejokerswild99
 
22.
Fight Club (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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. (139 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ another movie like pulp fiction, and fifth element. such a great movie, yet so hard to place. first movie that i saw edward norton in...i remember thinking, who is this dude co starring...or even starring in a role next to brad pitt, what did he have to do to get this job...lol...12 years later...i think i like norton more than pitt... ” - thejokerswild99
 
23.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other. (120 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
“ not a big jolie fan. but this is my fav of hers. these 2 together worked so well. such a fun movie to watch. ” - thejokerswild99
 
24.
The Prestige (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
“ great actors. great plot. i love magic. i was blown away the first time i saw this movie. ” - thejokerswild99
 
25.
Tombstone (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating. (130 mins.)
“ basically this is the only western i have ever cared for. and i love this movie. ” - thejokerswild99
 
26.
Unbreakable (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident. (106 mins.)
“ first time i saw this movie, i just didnt quite get it. found it kind of boring...but after awhile i just had to see it again...now i love it ” - thejokerswild99
 
27.
Next (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack. (96 mins.)
Director: Lee Tamahori
“ yep, another cage movie. i kept thinking to put lord of war on here...but as much as i love that movie...its not all that rewatchable... but NEXT...fun, fast paced. love the characters. ” - thejokerswild99
 
28.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary. (119 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
“ one of the few movies that i have ever just wanted to keep watching after the first time i saw it. very funny. ” - thejokerswild99
 
29.
Urban Legend (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends. (99 mins.)
Director: Jamie Blanks
“ at one point i considered this like number 2 on my list...i'm older now and realize its not worthy of number 2.... but it is still one of my all time favorite horror movies, love the concept. ” - thejokerswild99
 
30.
The Patriot (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son. (165 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ not a movie that i can just watch over and over again. but dam, this movie is just awesome. i think mel gibsons best performance...but thats just me. ” - thejokerswild99
 
31.
Secondhand Lions (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas. (111 mins.)
Director: Tim McCanlies
“ based on the title...i really didnt want to see this movie... but this is an amazingly fun movie. great for all ages. ” - thejokerswild99
 
32.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ i watched this with my mom the first time i saw it...i didnt want to, again based on the title of the movie, it just didnt sound appealing. but i quickly fell in love with everything about it. ” - thejokerswild99
 
33.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. (141 mins.)
“ not a tom hanks fan. not saying he isnt skilled or that he sucks or anything. its just that i dont care for him too much. and if this movie was more him than dicaprio, i probably wouldnt like it as much... this is another movie like remember the titans...the fact that its based on true events makes it that much better of a movie. ” - thejokerswild99
 
34.
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Two Brooklyn plumbers, Mario and Luigi, must travel to another dimension to rescue a princess from the evil dictator King Koopa and stop him from taking over the world. (104 mins.)
“ i dont care what anyone says!! this is a great classic movie. horrible in so many ways....yet still awesome!! ” - thejokerswild99
 
35.
Toy Soldiers (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When terrorists seize control of a boarding school, a group of troublemaking boys decide to resist them. (111 mins.)
“ not to be confused with small soldiers, the action figure movie with tommy lee jones...

i have just always enjoyed this movie...one that i watched everytime it came on tv...but hey, now i have the dvd... ” - thejokerswild99