Favourite Movies: no real orderby rachaelleighxo | created - 14 Aug 2012 | updated - 14 Aug 2012 | Public
ever expanding. order varies on mood. probably forgot some. it's a bit of a mix. this is just for if anyone for any reason views my profile and wants to see some of the things i like
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1. Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.
Votes: 53,047 | Gross: $1.71M
loved the book so much i have a tattoo in its honor. movie not as good, but still great
2. The History Boys (2006)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.
Votes: 18,672 | Gross: $2.71M
3. Party Monster (2003)
R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of Michael Alig, a Club Kid party organizer whose life was sent spiraling down when he bragged on television about killing his drug dealer and roommate.
Votes: 13,394 | Gross: $0.73M
4. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
A nightmare chase through hell in a never-ending, unrequited daisy chain of desire...
5. Midnight in Paris (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.
Votes: 331,456 | Gross: $56.82M
i adore woody
6. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Votes: 113,819 | Gross: $139.88M
one of the all time greats!
7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 506,134 | Gross: $317.58M
8. Crackerjack (2002)
92 min | Comedy
When dwindling membership and increasing overheads makes a local bowling club and prime candidate for a takeover, it's all hands on deck to save the club, in what turns into an epic battle ... See full summary »
9. Small Time Crooks (2000)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Votes: 33,102 | Gross: $17.07M
Woody at his best!
10. An Education (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Votes: 117,848 | Gross: $12.57M
11. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 273,792 | Gross: $86.06M
boo you whore.
12. A Man's Gotta Do (2004)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Eddy earns an honest living from his fish trawler but leads a double life as a "standover" man at night to keep his aspirational wife, Yvonne happy. His relationship with his feisty ... See full summary »
13. House of Flying Daggers (2004)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Votes: 97,555 | Gross: $11.05M
14. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Votes: 214,756 | Gross: $23.22M
Took me a few viewings to love it.
15. Ali G Indahouse (2002)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, Ali is embraced by the nation as a voice of the youth, making the PM and his government more popular than ever.
16. Clerks II (2006)
R | 97 min | Comedy
A calamity at Dante and Randal's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at the fast food empire Mooby's.
Votes: 119,967 | Gross: $24.14M
not the best movie i have ever seen. but come on, it's a brilliant stoner comedy with some amazing one liners
17. The Art of Getting By (2011)
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama, Romance
George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Votes: 50,340 | Gross: $1.43M
one of my chick flicks of choice.
19. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 973,958 | Gross: $132.38M
20. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
Votes: 182,051 | Gross: $46.35M
21. Looking for Alibrandi (2000)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A teenage Australian girl deals with the traumas of everyday life. These include her difficult relationship with her single mother, the unexpected return of her long-lost father, the ... See full summary »
great australian film
22. The Lovely Bones (2009)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
Votes: 134,365 | Gross: $43.82M
23. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A San Francisco poet who fears commitment suspects his girlfriend may not be who she appears.
Votes: 29,621 | Gross: $11.59M
one of my absolute favourites
24. The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)
G | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When Tack upsets Zigzag the Vizier, the wizard drags him off to the royal castle, where Princess Yum Yum falls for the bashful boy and saves him from execution. Unfortunately, Zigzag plans ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,811 | Gross: $0.67M
so underrated. aladdin was a rip off of this. (it was created in the 70's)
25. Razzle Dazzle: A Journey Into Dance (2007)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
A man wants to make a difference in the world of dance.
26. Shirley Valentine (1989)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,761 | Gross: $6.35M
27. Pootie Tang (2001)
PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Pootie Tang, the musician/actor/folk hero of the ghetto, is chronicled from his early childhood to his battles against the evil Corporate America, who try to steal his magic belt and make ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,082 | Gross: $3.29M
28. The Birdcage (1996)
R | 117 min | Comedy
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
Votes: 67,144 | Gross: $124.06M
29. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.
Votes: 288,713 | Gross: $85.29M