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on 21 Feb 2012 10:20

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Favorite Movies of All Time (as of Jan 2014)

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Golden Age of Cinema and Other Films pre-1973

People who added this item 245  Average listal rating (123 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
1. A Star Is Born (1954)

How Judy Garland didn't get an Oscar for this incredible performance, I really don't know. James Mason's performance was also great. Truly a beautiful movie, with amazing songs, of course, delivered by The Worl's Greatest Entertainer.
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People who added this item 41  Average listal rating (27 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.5 
2. The Clock (1945)

One of Judy's 3 nonsinging roles, out of her 32 films, and an amazing one at that! I love this movie! They had great chemistry. Judy could do it all. :) Robert Walker makes you love him as you watch this and his other films.
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People who added this item 106  Average listal rating (64 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
3. The Major and the Minor (1942)

The Major and the Minor Trailer
Ginger is one of my favorite actresses ever, which is one of the reasons I decided to watch it. Boy, am I glad I did! Her performance was great, so was that pf Ray Milland and the other cast.The story is just really adorable and great, and I really loved this movie.
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People who added this item 1053  Average listal rating (642 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 8.6 
4. City Lights (1931)

My 2nd silent movie of all time and I absolutely loved it. I had heard talk of Chaplin's brilliance but its mere level is mystifying.
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People who added this item 622  Average listal rating (416 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
5. The African Queen (1951)

People who added this item 1234  Average listal rating (782 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.6 
6. Sunset Boulevard (1950)

A true classic, and I understand why. A great movie, with great performances. Actually quite mesmerizing.
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People who added this item 9  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 6.9 
7. Young Tom Edison (1940)

I think one of the most overlooked/underrated actors from the past is Mickey Rooney and it amazes me because he is an incredible actor. He recieved a Best Actor Oscar nomination when he was only 18! I consider him a brilliant actor, and she's just so cute! :) A great movie!
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People who added this item 163  Average listal rating (91 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
8. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

James Cagney is as always, amazing. Love seeing him singing and dancing, insted of being the gangster he was in most of his other movies.
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People who added this item 65  Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.3 
9. Boys Town (1938)

Spencer Tracy: brilliant; Mickey Rooney: brilliant to the extreme. Acting and dialogue: brilliant. Overall movie: brilliant cubed to the extreme. :)
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People who added this item 2317  Average listal rating (1349 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.4 
10. Citizen Kane (1941)

To call myself a classic movie addict and not have watched this was wrong. Just wrong. I loved this. It was amazing!!!!
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People who added this item 237  Average listal rating (149 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
11. My Man Godfrey (1936)

Lovely movie.
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People who added this item 691  Average listal rating (422 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.3 
12. It Happened One Night (1934)

Few people can beat Clark Gable in my book, and this movie is one of the reasons why. I didn't really like Claudette Colbert, but she won me over with this movie. Just wonderful.
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People who added this item 245  Average listal rating (148 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
13. Adam's Rib (1949)

Tracy and Hepburn, amazing leading couple. A very witty, just great movie.
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People who added this item 192  Average listal rating (117 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
14. Swing Time (1936)

Another beautiful pair. They are one of the reasons I love movies. Magical. Period.
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People who added this item 2828  Average listal rating (1667 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
15. Casablanca (1942)

C-L-A-S-S-I-C. Incredible performances.
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People who added this item 43  Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
16. The Long, Long Trailer (1953)

Lucy and Desi, especially Lucy, were what made me start watching classic movies. They're funny, they're beautiful, and the movie is great.
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People who added this item 2283  Average listal rating (1560 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.6 
17. Rear Window (1954)
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People who added this item 2179  Average listal rating (1263 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
18. Gone with the Wind (1939)

From the moment I heard the beautiful score during the opening credits, I knew I would love it. Plus, who minds Clark Gable?
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People who added this item 268  Average listal rating (157 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.6 
19. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
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People who added this item 1590  Average listal rating (1041 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.5 
20. North by Northwest (1959)

Alfred Hitchcock + Cary Grant = heavenly, real entertainment.
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People who added this item 66  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 6.7 
21. Room Service (1938)
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People who added this item 514  Average listal rating (336 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
22. Marnie (1964)
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People who added this item 907  Average listal rating (559 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
23. Strangers on a Train (1951)

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People who added this item 82  Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
24. The Blue Dahlia (1946)

People who added this item 1526  Average listal rating (956 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.6 
25. Modern Times (1936)
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People who added this item 30  Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 6.8 
26. Intermezzo (1939)
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People who added this item 2921  Average listal rating (1817 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
27. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
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People who added this item 303  Average listal rating (206 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
28. The Mummy (1932)
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People who added this item 1611  Average listal rating (818 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.3 
29. Metropolis (1927)

People who added this item 366  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.4 
30. Cat People (1942)

I'm quite fond of this movie because it was one of the first classic movies I watched. Pretty good way to start. :)
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Post-1973 and 2000s

People who added this item 1281  Average listal rating (782 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
31. The Artist (2011)

A truly beautiful movie. A masterpiece... ahh.. loved it!!
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People who added this item 947  Average listal rating (649 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
32. Frozen (2013)

Disney is amazing. Idina Menzel and Kristin Bell are amazing. I love Olaf. 'Nuff said!
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People who added this item 2732  Average listal rating (1784 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
33. The Avengers (2012)
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People who added this item 7134  Average listal rating (4690 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
34. Jurassic Park (1993)
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People who added this item 3545  Average listal rating (2229 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
35. The Little Mermaid (1989)

People who added this item 443  Average listal rating (308 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
36. About Time (2013)

People who added this item 1727  Average listal rating (1096 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating 5.8 
37. Gothika (2003)

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. = heaven. Aside from that, I thought this was a good thriller. It had bits of horror splotched into it, which is as close as I'll get to watching a horror movie, for now.
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People who added this item 1437  Average listal rating (839 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.8 
38. Hairspray (2007)

If you cant't tell, I like musicals. I love Michelle Pfeiffer. I also like Queen Latifah and John Travolta. A bit of James Marsden never hurt a girl either, :D. A cute movie, with great songs and a touching story line, I thought.
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People who added this item 4225  Average listal rating (2886 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
39. Iron Man (2008)

I love superhero movies, I love Robert Downey Jr, and I love Gwyneth Paltrow. Overall, I loved the movie, the sequel was great, too. Can't wait for the third one, or for The Avengers.
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People who added this item 6611  Average listal rating (4443 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
40. The Dark Knight (2008)

One of the best superhero movies ever made! Heath Ledger's performance was truly sublime.
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People who added this item 4006  Average listal rating (2704 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
41. 50 First Dates (2004)

I love this movie, I don't know why, it's just adorable.
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People who added this item 2396  Average listal rating (1478 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
42. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

A beautiful movie.

People who added this item 7407  Average listal rating (4785 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
43. Pulp Fiction (1994)

People who added this item 2072  Average listal rating (1289 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
44. Amadeus (1984)
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People who added this item 6250  Average listal rating (4130 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
45. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
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People who added this item 886  Average listal rating (481 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
46. Water for Elephants (2011)
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People who added this item 896  Average listal rating (550 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
47. Penelope (2006)
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People who added this item 4007  Average listal rating (2657 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 8.1 
48. Jaws (1975)
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People who added this item 6486  Average listal rating (4329 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
49. Back to the Future (1985)
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People who added this item 3838  Average listal rating (2523 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
50. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
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pom...pom...POMMMMM.....
Movies I consider brilliant, or just love watching.

Honorable mentions:
every Judy Garland movie,
To Be or Not to Be,
The Great Ziegfeld,
Ziegfeld Follies,
42nd Street,
and many others I can't really remember at the moment... :)

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 8 months ago at Mar 7 23:26
Nice interests. :)
Posted: 2 years, 8 months ago at Mar 8 7:23
Wow, great choices, and you are only fifteen, I am inpressed by you taste in movies at your age, Charlie Chaplin, Spencer Tracy... Boys Town, one of my all time favs
Posted: 2 years, 8 months ago at Mar 15 23:17
You got some great movies here, except Gothika & E.T.
Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Apr 26 20:24
I just watched The Major and the Minor for the first time, loved it! :)

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