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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 5214  Average listal rating (3181 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
2. Schindler's List (1993)
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People who added this item 4750  Average listal rating (3270 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 2865  Average listal rating (1861 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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People who added this item 2315  Average listal rating (1537 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
5. Black Hawk Down (2001)
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People who added this item 4395  Average listal rating (2921 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.4 
6. Braveheart (1995)
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People who added this item 3393  Average listal rating (2258 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
7. The Last Samurai (2003)
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People who added this item 6046  Average listal rating (4170 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
8. Gladiator (2000)
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People who added this item 359  Average listal rating (226 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
9. Stalag 17 (1953)
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People who added this item 5252  Average listal rating (3509 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 3207  Average listal rating (2089 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
11. Devil's Advocate (1997)
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People who added this item 4938  Average listal rating (3331 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
12. The Green Mile (1999)
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People who added this item 4224  Average listal rating (2812 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.6 
13. American History X (1998)
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People who added this item 3799  Average listal rating (2557 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.3 
14. Die Hard (1988)
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People who added this item 8285  Average listal rating (5295 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
15. Fight Club (1999)
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People who added this item 5899  Average listal rating (4017 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 1721  Average listal rating (1127 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.6 
18. The Bone Collector (1999)
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People who added this item 5682  Average listal rating (3765 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
19. The Shining (1980)
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People who added this item 6662  Average listal rating (4415 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.2 
20. The Sixth Sense (1999)
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21. Saw (2004)
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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 4642  Average listal rating (3097 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 4686  Average listal rating (3146 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 9021  Average listal rating (5599 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 5071  Average listal rating (3381 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
30. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Ba... (1980)
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31. Donnie Darko (2001)
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People who added this item 3846  Average listal rating (2490 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 1445  Average listal rating (924 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
34. Dark City (1998)
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People who added this item 3154  Average listal rating (2071 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
35. Children of Men (2006)
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People who added this item 3701  Average listal rating (2407 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
36. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
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37. Avatar (2009)
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People who added this item 4717  Average listal rating (3184 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
38. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
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People who added this item 786  Average listal rating (494 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.5 
39. Legend (1985)
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People who added this item 2118  Average listal rating (1355 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 832  Average listal rating (520 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
41. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
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People who added this item 1768  Average listal rating (1038 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
42. Cold Mountain (2003)
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People who added this item 2376  Average listal rating (1518 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
43. Stand by Me (1986)
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People who added this item 1058  Average listal rating (709 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
44. The Great Escape (1963)
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People who added this item 4232  Average listal rating (2717 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 3418  Average listal rating (2240 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.3 
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 1537  Average listal rating (957 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
49. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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People who added this item 1542  Average listal rating (967 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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