my favourite filmsby pierrefilmon | created - 09 Jun 2011 | updated - 2 days ago | Public
From 1 to 476, films are listed following the chronological order of the name of the director. From 478 to 495, films by Charles Chaplin. From 496 on, films last seen and enjoyed... Further visiting if curious at www.pierrefilmon.com FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER : @pierrefilmon
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1. Vera Cruz (1954)
Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Western
During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.
2. Too Late the Hero (1970)
PG | 145 min | Action, Drama, War
A reluctant hero, American Lieutenant Sam Lawson, is seconded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.
Votes: 3,596 | Gross: $0.31M
3. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
R | 146 min | Drama, Thriller
An imprisoned rogue USAF general with a secret personal agenda, escapes the brig and takes over an ICBM silo, threatening to start WW3.
4. Manèges (1949)
91 min | Drama
After spending all his money to fulfill the smallest wish of his wife Dora, Robert is still madly in love with her. Now she is in agony, and her mother comes. She will reveal to Robert how ... See full summary »
5. Whatever Works (2009)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A middle-aged, misanthropic divorcé from New York City surprisingly enters a fulfilling, Pygmalion-type relationship with a much younger, unsophisticated Southern girl.
Votes: 73,869 | Gross: $5.31M
6. 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 every day at midnight.
Votes: 416,397 | Gross: $56.82M
8. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
R | 120 min | Drama, Western
A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Votes: 24,735 | Gross: $8.20M
11. It Happens in Roma (1955)
89 min | Comedy
Renata and Carlo covet the same apartment in Rome. They quarrel at first, but Carlo finds an original way out: what if they married and shared the place? Renata agrees, on one condition: ... See full summary »
12. The Stolen Children (1992)
114 min | Drama
Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,673 | Gross: $0.93M
13. This Sporting Life (1963)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport
Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.
14. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Votes: 569,870 | Gross: $40.22M
15. Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
100 min | Drama, Mystery
Aurélie, five years old, is spending holidays with her grandmother with her sister and her young uncle. But one day their father, after fifteen years of absence, returns to the heart of the family clan, disturbing their summer peace.
16. Hothead (1979)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The miserable football player becomes a town hero after bringing victory in extremely important game. He uses his fame for revenge to the team star for the previous mockeries.
17. The Swallow and the Titmouse (1924)
80 min | Drama
A bargeman, his wife and sister-in-law navigate the canals of northern Belgium in their two vessels, the eponymous "L'Hirondelle et la Mésange," taking the time to appreciate the sites and ... See full summary »
20. Le Amiche (1955)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman returns to her hometown of Turin to set up a new fashion salon and gets involved with a troubled woman and her three wealthy friends.
Votes: 3,067 | Gross: $0.05M
21. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
Votes: 29,185 | Gross: $3.43M
23. Being There (1979)
PG | 130 min | Comedy, Drama
After the death of his employer forces him out of the only home he's ever known, a simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful tycoon and an insider in Washington politics.
Votes: 71,677 | Gross: $30.18M
25. Billy Boy (1954)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
A farmer is initially delighted to get a baby goat, but this soon turns to apprehension when he discovers that it eats literally anything (including, at one point, the animation artwork).
26. Cinderella Meets Fella (1938)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A partial updating of the Cinderella story. When the fairy godmother is late, Cinderella calls the police, who put out an APB and find her in a bar. Her first attempt at turning the pumpkin... See full summary »
27. Our Lady of the Assassins (2000)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
The writer F. Vallejo returns to Medellin after an absence of over 30 years. He meets 16-year-old Alexis. Alexis is the kind of killer who knocks people off on command. The two are immediately attracted to each other.
Votes: 3,989 | Gross: $0.53M
29. Desperate Measures (1998)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Frank Conner is an honest police officer who desperately needs to save his son's life. However, after losing all hope, he finds out that a criminal Peter McCabe in jail is his only savior.
Votes: 16,783 | Gross: $13.81M
30. Sparrows (1926)
Unrated | 109 min | Drama
Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of.
Votes: 1,336 | Gross: $0.97M
31. Of Gods and Men (2010)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, History
Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay.
Votes: 15,480 | Gross: $3.95M
33. Diva (1981)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed all twist their way through an intricate and stylish French-language thriller.
Votes: 13,056 | Gross: $0.11M
34. A Leap in the Dark (1980)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from ... See full summary »
36. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two turn-of-the-century baseball players, who work in vaudeville during the off-season, run into trouble with their team's new female owner and a gambler who doesn't want them to win the pennant.
37. Je vous aime (1980)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman invites all four men she loved in her life for the dinner of New Year's Eve at the same time and unites them all in her house. In sentimental flashbacks they recall the former times.
38. He Ran All the Way (1951)
Passed | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Nick and his partner Al stage a payroll holdup. Al is shot and Nick kills a policeman. Nick hides out at a public pool, where he meets Peg Dobbs. They go back to her apartment and he forces her family to hide him from the police manhunt.
39. The Grim Reaper (1962)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a woman is killed in a park, the police bring in everyone suspected of being there when the incident occurred and question them. One of them is the killer.
40. Last Tango in Paris (1972)
NC-17 | 129 min | Drama, Romance