Lists by DaveDiggler

a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
2. Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
3. Damien Chazelle, Whiplash
4. David Fincher, Gone Girl
5. Richard Linklater, Boyhood



My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler
2. Ralph Fiennes, The Grand Budapest Hotel
3. Bradley Cooper, American Sniper
4. Tony Revolori, The Grand Budapest Hotel
5. Robert Duvall, The Judge

6. JK Simmons, Whiplash
 
a list of 87 titles
This is a list of every movie I've rated 9/10 or 10/10.


My Top 10


1. Raging Bull, Martin Scorsese (1980)
2. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Andrew Dominik (2007)
3. The Godfather Part I & II, Francis Ford Coppola (1972 & 1974)
4. Goodfellas, Martin Scorsese (1990)
5. Traffic, Steven Soderbergh (2000)

6. There Will Be Blood, Paul Thomas Anderson (2007)
7. Saving Private Ryan, Steven Spielberg (1998)
8. Predator, John McTiernan (1987)
9. The Prestige, Christopher Nolan (2006)
10. Rocky, John Avildsen (1976)
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Andrew Dominik, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
2. Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
3. Joel & Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men
4. James Mangold, 3:10 to Yuma
5. David Cronenberg, Eastern Promises
6. Danny Boyle, Sunshine


My Favorite Lead Performances of the Year

1. Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
2. Viggo Mortensen, Eastern Promises
3. Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood
4. Brad Pitt, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
5. Don Cheadle, Talk To Me

6. Emile Hirsch, Into The Wild
7. Tommy Lee Jones, No Country For Old Men
8. Sam Riley, Control
9. Sam Rockwell, Snow Angels
10. Ryan Gosling, Lars and the Real Girl



My Favorite Supporting Performances of the Year

1. Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men
2. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Charlie Wilson's War
3. Russell Crowe, 3:10 To Yuma
4. Christian Bale, 3:10 To Yuma
5. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

6. Tom Cruise, Lions For Lambs
7. Vincent Cassel, Eastern Promises
8. Michael Pitt, Funny Games
 
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My Favorite Acting Performances of the Decade

1. Robert De Niro, Raging Bull
2. Al Pacino, Scarface
3. Jack Nicholson, The Shining
4. R. Lee Ermey, Full Metal Jacket
5. Dennis Hopper, Blue Velvet

6. Jon Voight, Runaway Train
7. Joe Pesci, Raging Bull
8. Michael Douglas, Wall Street
9. Dustin Hoffman, Rain Man
10. Tommy Lee Jones, The Coal Miner's Daughter
 
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My Top 30 Films of the Decade
 
a list of 41 titles
This list is comprised of the best individual film of each year dating back to 1972. Some years excluded for lack of a deserving film.
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Joel Coen, Fargo
2. Danny Boyle, Trainspotting
3. Brian De Palma, Mission: Impossible
4. Paul Thomas Anderson, Hard Eight
5. Billy Bob Thornton, Sling Blade


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Frances McDormand, Fargo
2. Matthew McConaughey, A Time To Kill
3. Robert Carlyle, Trainspotting
4. Woody Harrelson, The People vs. Larry Flynt
5. Edward Norton, Primal Fear

6. Billy Bob Thornton, Sling Blade
7. Adam Sandler, Happy Gilmore
8. William H Macy, Fargo
9. Philip Baker Hall, Hard Eight
10. Cuba Gooding Jr, Jerry Maguire
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Clint Eastwood, Mystic River
2. Quentin Tarantino, Kill Bill
3. Edward Zwick, The Last Samurai
4. Alejandro González Iñárritu, 21 Grams
5. Sofia Coppola, Lost in Translation


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Sean Penn, Mystic River
2. Charlize Theron, Monster
3. Naomi Watts, 21 Grams
4. Benicio Del Toro, 21 Grams
5. Bill Murray, Lost in Translation

6. Uma Thurman, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
7. Alec Baldwin, The Cooler
8. Tom Cruise, The Last Samurai
9. Scarlett Johansson, Lost in Translation
10. Daryl Hannah, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. M. Night Shyamalan, The Sixth Sense
2. Paul Thomas Anderson, Magnolia
3. Stanley Kubrick, Eyes Wide Shut
4. David Fincher, Fight Club
5. Sam Mendes, American Beauty


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Brad Pitt, Fight Club
2. Jim Carrey, Man on the Moon
3. Kevin Spacey, American Beauty
4. Tom Cruise, Eyes Wide Shut
5. Jon Voight, Varsity Blues

6. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Magnolia
7. Edward Norton, Fight Club
8. Matthew Broderick, Election
9. Tom Cruise, Magnolia
10. Gary Cole, Office Space
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Marc Webb, (500) Days of Summer
2. Duncan Jones, Moon
3. Quentin Tarantino, Inglorious Basterds
4. Joel & Ethan Coen, A Serious Man
5. Guy Ritchie, Sherlock Holmes


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Mads Mikkelsen, Valhalla Rising
2. Sam Rockwell, Moon
3. Christoph Waltz, Inglorious Basterds
4. Colin Firth, A Single Man
5. Robert Downey Jr, Sherlock Holmes

6. George Clooney, Up in the Air
7. Zach Galifianakis, The Hangover
8. Brad Pitt, Inglorious Basterds
9. Tobey Maguire, Brothers
10. Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Steven Spielberg, Schindler's List
2. Steven Zaillian, Searching for Bobby Fischer
3. Steven Spielberg, Jurassic Park
4. James Ivory, The Remains of the Day
5. Robert Altman, Short Cuts


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Liam Neeson, Schindler's List
2. Ralph Fiennes, Schindler's List
3. Anthony Hopkins, The Remains of the Day
4. Tom Hanks, Philadelphia
5. Michael Douglas, Falling Down

6. Tim Robbins, Short Cuts
7. Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
8. Gary Oldman, True Romance
9. Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale
10. Brad Pitt, Kalifornia
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master
2. Sam Mendes, Skyfall
3. Ang Lee, Life of Pi
4. Derek Cianfrance, The Place Beyond The Pines
5. Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
6. Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
2. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
3. Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
4. Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
5. Denzel Washington, Flight

6. Bradley Cooper, The Place Beyond The Pines
7. Guy Pearce, Lawless
8. Matthew McConaughey, Mud
9. Daniel Craig, Skyfall
10. Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Jeff Nichols, Take Shelter
2. Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive
3. Steve McQueen, Shame
4. Bennett Miller, Moneyball
5. David Fincher, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Michael Fassbender, Shame
2. Michael Shannon, Take Shelter
3. Brad Pitt, Moneyball
4. Gary Oldman, Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy.
5. George Clooney, The Ides of March

6. Matthew McConaghey, Killer Joe
7. Albert Brooks, Drive
8. Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life
9. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50
10. Leonardo DiCaprio, J Edgar
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Michel Gondry, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2. Martin Scorsese, The Aviator
3. Michael Mann, Collateral
4. Clint Eastwood, Million Dollar Baby
5. Mike Nichols, Closer


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Matt Dillon, Crash
2. Leonardo DiCaprio, The Aviator
3. Tom Cruise, Collateral
4. Jamie Foxx, Ray
5. Don Cheadle, Hotel Rwanda

6. Christian Bale, The Machinist
7. Kevin Spacey, Beyond the Sea
8. Sean Penn, The Assassination of Richard Nixon
9. Denzel Washington, Man on Fire
10. Jim Carrey, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

11. Liam Neeson, Kinsey
12. Clive Owen, Closer
13. David Carradine, Kill Bill: Vol. 2
14. Will Farrell, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
15. William Defoe, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. David Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2. Martin McDonagh, In Bruges
3. Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
4. Charlie Kaufman, Synecdoche, New York
5. Nicolas Winding Refn, Bronson
6. Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
2. Tom Hardy, Bronson
3. Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker
4. Colin Farrell, In Bruges
5. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Synecdoche, New York

6. Robert Downey Jr, Tropic Thunder
7. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
8. Christian McKay, Me and Orson Welles
9. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt
10. Brad Pitt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

11. Sean Penn, Milk
12. Brendon Gleason, In Bruges
13. Michael Sheen, Frost/Nixon
14. Brad Pitt, Burn After Reading
15. Ralph Finnes, In Bruges
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Clint Eastwood, Unforgiven
2. Francis Ford Coppola, Bram Stoker's Dracula
3. Rob Reiner, A Few Good Men
4. Quentin Tarantino, Reservoir Dogs
5. Abel Ferrara, Bad Lieutenant


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Jack Nicholson, A Few Good Men
2. Alec Baldwin, Glengarry Glen Ross
3. Gary Oldman, Bram Stoker's Dracula
4. Gene Hackman, Unforgiven
5. Al Pacino, Scent of a Woman

6. Tom Hanks, A League of Their Own
7. Joe Pesci, My Cousin Vinny
8. Clint Eastwood, Unforgiven
9. Harvey Keitel, Bad Lieutenant
10. Tom Cruise, A Few Good Men
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. David Fincher, Se7en
2. Michael Mann, Heat
3. Ron Howard, Apollo 13
4. Bryan Singer, The Usual Suspects
5. Martin Scorsese, Casino


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Nicolas Cage, Leaving Las Vegas
2. Kevin Spacey, Se7en
3. Joe Pesci, Casino
4. Sean Penn, Dead Man Walking
5. Robert De Niro, Casino

6. Al Pacino, Heat
7. Kevin Spacey, The Usual Suspects
8. Robert De Niro, Heat
9. Brad Pitt, 12 Monkeys
10. Ed Harris, Apollo 13
 
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My Favorite Acting Performances of the Decade

1. Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (2008)
2. Eric Bana, Chopper (2000)
3. Christian Bale, American Psycho (2000)
4. Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
5. Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs of New York (2002)

6. Viggo Mortensen, Eastern Promises (2007)
7. Mads Mikkelsen, Valhalla Rising (2009)
8. Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood (2007)
9. Tom Hardy, Bronson (2008)
10. Brad Pitt, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

11. Guy Pearce, Factory Girl (2006)
12. Joaquin Phoenix, Walk The Line (2005)
13. Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker (2008)
14. Sam Rockwell, Moon (2009)
15. Sean Penn, Mystic River (2003)

16. Don Cheadle, Talk To Me (2007)
17. Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men (2007)
18. Sacha Baron Coen, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
19. Nicholas Cage, The Weather Man (2005)
20. Joaquin Phoenix, Gladiator (2000)

21. Matt Dillon, Crash (2004)
22. Colin Farrell, In Bruges (2008)
23. Leonardo DiCaprio, The Aviator (2004)
24. Christoph Waltz, Inglorious Basterds (2009)
25. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote (2005)

26. Brad Pitt, Babel (2006)
27. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Synecdoche, New York (2008)
28. Robert Downey Jr, Tropic Thunder (2008)
29. Tommy Lee Jones, No Country For Old Men (2007)
30. Colin Firth, A Single Man (2009)
 
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a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Steven Soderbergh, Traffic
2. M. Night Shyamalan, Unbreakable
3. Ridley Scott, Gladiator
4. Marry Harron, American Psycho
5. Robert Zemeckis, Cast Away


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Eric Bana, Chopper
2. Christian Bale, American Psycho
3. Joaquin Phoenix, Gladiator
4. Brad Pitt, Snatch.
5. Ben Kingsley, Sexy Beast

6. Michael Douglas, Traffic
7. Benicio Del Toro, Traffic
8. Russell Crowe, Gladiator
9. Gary Oldman, The Contender
10. Tom Hanks, Cast Away

11. Bruce Willis, Unbreakable
12. Ben Stiller, Meet The Parents
13. Denzel Washington, Remember the Titans
14. Nicholas Cage, The Family Man
15. Benicio Del Toro, Snatch.


Top Female Performances

1. Ellen Burnstyn, Requiem for a Dream
2. Laura Linney, You Can Count on Me
3. Kate Hudson, Almost Famous
4. Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich
5. Anna Faris, Scary Movie
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. David Fincher, The Social Network
2. Ben Affleck, The Town
3. Martin Scorsese, Shutter Island
4. Lisa Cholodenko, The Kids Are All Right
5. Derek Cianfrance, Blue Valentine
6. Anton Corbijn, The American


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Christian Bale, The Fighter
2. Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
3. Paul Giamatti, Barney's Version
4. Jeff Bridges, True Grit
5. Colin Firth, The Kings Speech

6. Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack
7. James Franco, 127 Hours
8. Ben Mendelsohn, Animal Kingdom
9. Casey Affleck, The Killer Inside Me
10. Andrew Garfield, The Social Network

11. Jeremy Renner, The Town
12. Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine
13. Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island
14. Dustin Hoffman, Barney's Version
15. Ryan Reynolds, Buried
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Christopher Nolan, The Prestige
2. Paul Greengrass, United 93
3. Alfonso Cuarón, Children of Men
4. Spike Lee, Inside Man
5. Martin Scorsese, The Departed


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Guy Pearce, Factory Girl
2. Sacha Baron Coen, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
3. Brad Pitt, Babel
4. Huge Jackman, The Prestige
5. Christian Bale, The Prestige

6. Matt Damon, The Departed
7. Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland
8. Paul Bettany, The Da Vinci Code
9. Mark Wahlberg, The Departed
10. Will Smith, The Pursuit of Happyness
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Steven Spielberg, Munich
2. James Mangold, Walk The Line
3. Bennett Miller, Capote
4. Gore Verbinski, The Weather Man
5. David Dobkin, Wedding Crashers


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Joaquin Phoenix, Walk The Line
2. Nicholas Cage, The Weather Man
3. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote
4. Viggo Mortensen, A History of Violence
5. Terrence Howard, Hustle & Flow

6. Jake Gyllenhaal, Jarhead
7. Jeff Daniels, The Squid and the Whale
8. Clifton Collins Jr, Capote
9. Steve Carell, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
10. David Strathairn, Good Night, and Good Luck.

11. Ed Harris, A History of Violence
12. Gerry Bednob, The 40-Year-Old Virgin
13. Christian Bale, Batman Begins
14. William Hurt, The King
15. Eric Bana, Munich
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction
2. Robert Redford, Quiz Show
3. Jon da Bont, Speed
4. Robert Zemeckis, Forrest Gump
5. Peter Farrelly, Dumb & Dumber


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Jim Carrey, Dumb & Dumber
2. Samuel L Jackson, Pulp Fiction
3. Tom Hanks, Forrest Gump
4. John Travolta, Pulp Fiction
5. Gary Oldman, Leon: The Professional

6. Ralph Fiennes, Quiz Show
7. Jeff Daniels, Dumb & Dumber
8. Morgan Freeman, The Shawshank Redemption
9. Gary Sinise, Forrest Gump
10. John Turturro, Quiz Show
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
2. Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
3. Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
4. Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street
5. Denis Villeneuve, Prisoners

My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
2. Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
3. Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewelyn Davis
4. Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
5. James McAvoy, Filth

6. Christian Bale, American Hustle
7. Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
8. Daniel Brühl, Rush
9. Steve Coogan, Philomena
10. Woody Harrelson, Out of the Furnace
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. David Lynch, Mulholland Dr
2. Steven Soderbergh, Ocean's Eleven
3. Antoine Fuqua, Training Day
4. Marc Forster, Monster's Ball
5. Ron Howard, A Beautiful Mind


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Naomi Watts, Mulholland Dr
2. Denzel Washington, Training Day
3. Ryan Gosling, The Believer
4. Billy Bob Thornton, Monster's Ball
5. Russell Crowe, A Beautiful Mind

6. Will Smith, Ali
7. George Clooney, Ocean's Eleven
8. Ed Harris, A Beautiful Mind
9. John Voight, Ali
10. Johnny Depp, Blow
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Martin Scorsese, Gangs of New York
2. Steven Spielberg, Catch Me If You Can
3. Jim Sheridan, In America
4. Sam Mendes, Road to Perdition
5. Roman Polanski, The Pianist


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Daniel Day-Lewis, Gangs of New York
2. Chris Cooper, Adaptation.
3. Adrien Brody, The Pianist
4. Nicholas Cage, Adaptation.
5. Jack Nicholson, About Schmidt

6. Al Pacino, Insomnia
7. Leonardo DiCaprio, Catch Me If You Can
8. Tom Hanks, Road to Perdition
9. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Punch-Drunk Love
10. George Clooney, Solaris
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan
2. Peter Weir, The Truman Show
3. Joel Coen, The Big Lebowski
4. Steven Soderbergh, Out of Sight
5. Terrence Malick, The Thin Red Line


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Jeff Bridges, The Big Lebowski
2. Edward Norton, American History X
3. Dylan Baker, Happiness
4. John Goodman, The Big Lebowski
5. Jim Carrey, The Truman Show

6. Vincent Gallo, Buffalo '66
7. Giovanni Ribisi, Saving Private Ryan
8. Steve Buscemi, The Big Lebowski
9. Jeff Daniels, Pleasantville
10. George Clooney, Out of Sight
 
a list of 10 titles
Best Director

1. Paul Thomas Anderson, Boogie Nights
2. Gus Van Sant, Good Will Hunting
3. James Cameron, Titanic
4. Curtis Hanson, LA Confidential
5. David Lynch, Lost Highway


My Favorite Acting Performances of the Year

1. Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting
2. Bert Reynolds, Boogie Nights
3. Mark Wahlberg, Boogie Nights
4. Robin Williams, Good Will Hunting
5. Samuel L Jackson, Jackie Brown

6. James Cromwell, LA Confidential
7. Mike Myers, Austin Powers: The International Man of Mystery
8. Al Pacino, Donnie Brasco
9. Jim Carrey, Liar Liar
10. Jack Nicholson, As Good As It Gets