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on 9 Jan 2011 01:36

 
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My annual best movies of lists

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Collected here are all of my annual "Best movies of" lists I've made so far. There's one for each of the years I've been alive, from 1977 to present. I've listed them here under my top film for each year and divided them by decade (aside from 2010) in reverse chronological order.

You'll also notice there's no set number of films for each year. That's because some years have more great films than others (a few have less than 10), so I hate to lock myself down to a unifying number.

UPDATE: Now that lists of lists can be created, I've made a new version of this list. Please check it out too.
People who added this item 366  Average listal rating (192 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
1. Mother (2009)
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The 00s

For further thoughts on films rated 10/10, please see my Best of 00s list.
People who added this item 976  Average listal rating (555 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
2. Mary and Max (2009)
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People who added this item 834  Average listal rating (544 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.2 
3. The Strangers (2008)
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People who added this item 1650  Average listal rating (942 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
4. Grindhouse (2007)
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People who added this item 798  Average listal rating (373 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.6 
5. Tideland (2005)
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People who added this item 1122  Average listal rating (771 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
6. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
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People who added this item 5707  Average listal rating (3860 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
7. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
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People who added this item 7017  Average listal rating (4559 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
8. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
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People who added this item 1247  Average listal rating (762 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
9. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
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People who added this item 4465  Average listal rating (2864 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.6 
10. Memento (2000)
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People who added this item 2562  Average listal rating (1719 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
11. Unbreakable (2000)
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The 90s

Please note that each list also has a "Had you asked my (year) self..." section, for those curious as to how my taste in film has evolved over time.
People who added this item 2480  Average listal rating (1406 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
12. Magnolia (1999)
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People who added this item 2851  Average listal rating (1675 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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People who added this item 2698  Average listal rating (1701 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.6 
14. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
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People who added this item 3663  Average listal rating (2420 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
15. 12 Monkeys (1995)
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People who added this item 5595  Average listal rating (3853 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.7 
16. Seven (1995)
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People who added this item 7258  Average listal rating (4673 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
17. Pulp Fiction (1994)
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People who added this item 1487  Average listal rating (928 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
18. True Romance (1993)
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People who added this item 4491  Average listal rating (2944 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
19. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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People who added this item 685  Average listal rating (431 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
20. The Fisher King (1991)
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People who added this item 949  Average listal rating (556 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
21. Miller's Crossing (1990)
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The 80s

Please note that each list also has a "Had you asked my (year) self..." section, for those curious as to how my taste in film has evolved over time.
People who added this item 897  Average listal rating (540 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.4 
22. Heathers (1988)
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People who added this item 1423  Average listal rating (868 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
23. Akira (1988)
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People who added this item 3364  Average listal rating (2169 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
24. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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People who added this item 2807  Average listal rating (1929 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
25. Aliens (1986)
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People who added this item 1901  Average listal rating (1076 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
26. Brazil (1985)
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People who added this item 4694  Average listal rating (3154 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.8 
27. Ghostbusters (1984)
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People who added this item 381  Average listal rating (225 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.5 
28. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
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People who added this item 5691  Average listal rating (3758 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.9 
29. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
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People who added this item 4523  Average listal rating (3053 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.6 
30. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ar... (1981)
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People who added this item 4884  Average listal rating (3271 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
31. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Ba... (1980)
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The 70s

People who added this item 5222  Average listal rating (3349 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
32. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Super films of the '70s (my best-of list for the decade)
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People who added this item 3241  Average listal rating (1921 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
33. Apocalypse Now (1979)
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People who added this item 1318  Average listal rating (814 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
34. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
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People who added this item 1785  Average listal rating (1148 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
35. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
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Other Decades

People who added this item 1417  Average listal rating (880 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
36. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
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People who added this item 992  Average listal rating (625 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
37. Dial M for Murder (1954)
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People who added this item 898  Average listal rating (511 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
38. A Trip to the Moon (1902)
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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Mar 8 11:46
I finally done checking all your lists...
Well done! Good job.
Posted: 3 years, 1 month ago at Mar 14 20:49
Huh, how did I not vote for this already? I've been using it to navigate for weeks!
Posted: 2 years, 10 months ago at May 31 19:28
great reference list again man. Thanks as always.
Posted: 2 years, 4 months ago at Dec 14 2:59
Good idea, I will have to make one like it for my yearly lists - It would make it much easier to find the year I'm looking for quickly than searching through all my lists.
Posted: 2 years ago at Mar 29 8:03
GREAT choices.
Posted: 2 years ago at Apr 8 21:11
great list

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