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on 29 Jun 2011 03:56

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My Favorite Movies by Genre

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This is divided up in sections and in order best to worst of the best, War flicks, Drama , Horror, SciFi, Misc (Doesn't fit in the others for me), and Comedy. It is impossible for me to choose 1 movie as an all time best, Saving Private Ryan, The Shawshank Redemption, Star Trek are probably the top 3.
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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Start of the War Flicks and my #1 Pick. You might as well have been a part of the platoon, it felt that real.
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People who added this item 5130  Average listal rating (3149 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
2. Schindler's List (1993)
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People who added this item 4675  Average listal rating (3254 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
3. 300 (2006)
You can't beat the imagery of this movie.
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People who added this item 2821  Average listal rating (1844 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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People who added this item 2270  Average listal rating (1524 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
5. Black Hawk Down (2001)
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People who added this item 4322  Average listal rating (2892 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.4 
6. Braveheart (1995)
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People who added this item 3335  Average listal rating (2243 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
7. The Last Samurai (2003)
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People who added this item 5940  Average listal rating (4135 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
8. Gladiator (2000)
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People who added this item 348  Average listal rating (223 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
9. Stalag 17 (1953)
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People who added this item 5133  Average listal rating (3466 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 9.3 
10. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
This is the start of the Drama section, and this is my #1 pick. The movie speaks for itself.
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People who added this item 3155  Average listal rating (2076 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
11. Devil's Advocate (1997)
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People who added this item 4844  Average listal rating (3300 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
12. The Green Mile (1999)
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People who added this item 4150  Average listal rating (2785 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.6 
13. American History X (1998)
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People who added this item 3719  Average listal rating (2536 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.3 
14. Die Hard (1988)
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People who added this item 8161  Average listal rating (5264 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
15. Fight Club (1999)
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People who added this item 5781  Average listal rating (3976 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
16. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
This is the start of the Horror section and this is, of course, my #1 pick. I know there will be more here later.
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17. Seven (1995)
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People who added this item 1695  Average listal rating (1119 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.6 
18. The Bone Collector (1999)
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People who added this item 5572  Average listal rating (3734 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
19. The Shining (1980)
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People who added this item 6580  Average listal rating (4393 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.2 
20. The Sixth Sense (1999)
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People who added this item 3717  Average listal rating (2506 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.7 
21. Saw (2004)
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People who added this item 2578  Average listal rating (1809 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
22. Star Trek (2009)
This is the start of the SciFi section (not going to say it's my #1 pick, you know that now). This one was hard. I am an avid SciFi fan and there are some really good movies out there, but I grew up on Star Trek, so it tops the list.
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23. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
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24. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kin... (2003)
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25. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
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26. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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People who added this item 4576  Average listal rating (3084 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.8 
27. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
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People who added this item 4609  Average listal rating (3130 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.6 
28. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ar... (1981)
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People who added this item 8895  Average listal rating (5558 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
29. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the... (2001)
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People who added this item 4990  Average listal rating (3357 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
30. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Ba... (1980)
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People who added this item 5151  Average listal rating (3380 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
31. Donnie Darko (2001)
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People who added this item 3763  Average listal rating (2460 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
32. Blade Runner (1982)
You have to watch this movie at least 4 times to really get all the imagery in it. I wish they would remake this in today's technology.
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33. The Dark Knight (2008)
I love the Joker!
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People who added this item 1411  Average listal rating (912 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
34. Dark City (1998)
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People who added this item 3094  Average listal rating (2050 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
35. Children of Men (2006)
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People who added this item 3621  Average listal rating (2384 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
36. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
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People who added this item 4619  Average listal rating (3148 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.9 
37. Avatar (2009)
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People who added this item 4645  Average listal rating (3175 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
38. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
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People who added this item 767  Average listal rating (487 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.5 
39. Legend (1985)
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People who added this item 2091  Average listal rating (1346 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 7.1 
40. The Passion Of The Christ (2004)
Whether you believe or not, this movie should touch your soul.
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People who added this item 806  Average listal rating (509 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
41. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
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People who added this item 1734  Average listal rating (1026 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
42. Cold Mountain (2003)
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People who added this item 2330  Average listal rating (1495 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
43. Stand by Me (1986)
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People who added this item 1026  Average listal rating (697 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
44. The Great Escape (1963)
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People who added this item 4170  Average listal rating (2715 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
45. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
I will probably break this one out into a musical section. Yeah, musicals, but I can't help it.
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46. Young Frankenstein (1974)
Start of the Comedies. This one was hard too. I love Monty Python and the Holy Grail, but Young Frankenstein is sooo funny. Should see Monty Python, the Life of Bryan here soon.
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People who added this item 3365  Average listal rating (2226 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.4 
47. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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48. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
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People who added this item 1505  Average listal rating (942 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
49. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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People who added this item 1520  Average listal rating (961 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
50. Sideways (2004)
This is on of the smartest comedies I've seen in a while.
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