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People who added this item 6480 Average listal rating (4239 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4


'American Beauty' is indeed an American beauty! What can I say? I doubt 'Fight Club' will be as good in my opinion and I can say that this is one of those rare times where the Academy Awards have got it right!
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People who added this item 5016 Average listal rating (3244 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5


Great acting, great story, a few funny sequences and great directing make 'Memento' a cult classic. And the ending just makes you wonder "How can it end there?"
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People who added this item 2618 Average listal rating (1565 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4


'Citizen Kane' features a brilliant plot! The movie also features great acting by the entire cast, entertaining script and fantastic direction by Orson Welles. One of the best movies ever.
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People who added this item 8177 Average listal rating (5299 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
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People who added this item 1227 Average listal rating (752 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
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I really love this movie, it was a great idea and it’s well acted, a great achievement and better than 'Forrest Gump' for sure
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People who added this item 2305 Average listal rating (1446 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
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This is a great movie, it’s full of iconic, memorable scenes and murders, it’s also got complicated but interesting different moments in time, serving as both a sequel and a prequel to ‘The Godfather’. Both are among my favourite films! This is really enjoyable like the first one, and probably the best sequel of all time!
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People who added this item 5937 Average listal rating (3804 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2


It's not the best movie I've seen but it's very close!
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People who added this item 1698 Average listal rating (1109 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 4403 Average listal rating (2836 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.6


You will love 'Spirited Away', if you like to keep your eyes glued to fantastic animation, your mind to brilliant story telling and your ears to a beautiful soundtrack then this is the animated gold for you! I can't get the look of the animation out my eyes!
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Steven Spielberg directs one of the best movies of all time 'Schindler's List', a detailed well told masterpiece about Oskar Schindler; here he's played by Liam Neeson who gives an amazing performance!
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Earlier today, I watched ‘Akira’, and that along with ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ and ‘Spirited Away’, prove that Japan produce the best animated movies (or anime as they call it). This one happens to be my second favourite animated movie ever (‘Spirited Away’ is still my favourite)
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People who added this item 996 Average listal rating (617 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9


'Boyhood' is a brilliant drama that discusses growing up! Richard Linklater directs it intelligently, his script is serious and brilliantly written! The supporting cast including Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke are all fantastic! The film is frequently intense and features some intense realism of ageing!
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People who added this item 5880 Average listal rating (4107 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1


‘The Truman Show’ is probably the best film Jim Carrey will ever make in his career, and his performance is great as well. Carrey knows what kind of performance to give at the right moment. Laura Linney and Ed Harris are also very good in their supporting roles. Like ‘Forrest Gump’ or ‘Juno’, the film balances comedy and drama perfectly. The script is also rather intelligent with everyone on the island in which Truman lives, being aware of Truman’s popularity with the exception of Truman, and their attempts to stop him leaving the island. It would be hard to say what audience the show is written for, as it films every aspect of Truman’s life.
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People who added this item 2460 Average listal rating (1604 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1


‘Life of Brian’ focuses on a man named Brian (Graham Chapman) who is born in a stable next to Jesus (Kenneth Colley), and at the same time, and is ultimately mistaken for the Messiah. The film features some offensive but hilarious dialogue, along with hilarious comedic performances by the whole writing team for the film, along with additional actors such as Kenneth Colley and Sue Jones-Davies. There’s also the iconic song ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life’ which originated from this film, and has had people struggling to find a clean version of the song for years.
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People who added this item 7410 Average listal rating (4973 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9


Christopher Nolan is king of directors! Everything he does is awesome! 'The Dark Knight' is the best superhero movie since 'The Incredibles' and in actuality, the new superhero movie champion! Heath Ledger was amazing!
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People who added this item 3072 Average listal rating (1825 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
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People who added this item 3929 Average listal rating (2547 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5


With this, Alfred Hitchcock brings you a film that will keep you glued to the screen by its visual style and you'll only want to look away during the murder scenes! With great plotting, visual style, direction and acting, 'Psycho' is one of the best horror films of all time, if not the best!
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People who added this item 1153 Average listal rating (671 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9
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People who added this item 2667 Average listal rating (1491 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
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People who added this item 1779 Average listal rating (1182 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.2
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People who added this item 3155 Average listal rating (1884 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5


'Casablanca' is a classic movie, one of the best classics ever! The plot is inspiring, the performances by the cast including Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt and Sydney Greenstreet, are amazing! The dialogue is brilliant, memorable and well said ('You'll regret it! Not today, not tomorrow, but some time for the rest of your life!'). One of those very old brilliant classics like 'Gone With The Wind' and 'The Wizard of Oz' but better than both of them!
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People who added this item 1818 Average listal rating (1179 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1


‘Akira’ combines various things – motorcycling, visions, still people and lots of blood! But it does it so well! Ultimately ‘Akira’ is an animated movie masterpiece and is definitely something that everyone must see before they die, especially the biggest anime fans!
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People who added this item 1583 Average listal rating (868 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3


‘The Queen’ depicts the British Royal Family’s response to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997 and stars Helen Mirren as the titular protagonist Queen Elizabeth II. Mirren’s performance as the Queen is amazing and one of the most noteworthy film performances of all time.
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People who added this item 4539 Average listal rating (2829 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
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People who added this item 4428 Average listal rating (2765 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8


'Black Swan' features great acting from Natalie Portman and the supporting cast including Vincent Cassel and Mila Kunis! It features an unpleasant but serious script and some intelligent directing by Darren Aronofsky!
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People who added this item 4180 Average listal rating (2803 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
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As the best fantasy movie ever, 'The Return of the King' has everything you could ever want - great visual style, acting, writing, directing and music! It's better than any 'Harry Potter' movie! It's also far scarier than the other two 'Lord of the Rings' movies!
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People who added this item 6156 Average listal rating (4112 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
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People who added this item 116 Average listal rating (78 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8


This documentary is wonderful! It creates emotion with the scenes of Ebert in hospital and the interviews from his wife Chaz Ebert, film director Martin Scorsese and film critic Richard Corliss! It delivers almost everything you need to know about Ebert! It's got scenes of intense emotion and also scenes of comedy of Ebert and Siskel bickering! A powerful two thumbs up documentary!
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'Singin' In The Rain' is considered one of the best musicals of all time! Indeed! The plot is excellent about mouthing songs disguised with a more beautiful voice! The musical numbers are unforgettable and the actors are magnificent! 'Singin' In The Rain' is perfect to watch when it's raining, a magnificent musical!
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People who added this item 3658 Average listal rating (2422 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3


'Toy Story 3' is not only the best 'Toy Story' movie, it's also the most successful animated movie worldwide and Pixar's best movie
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People who added this item 1421 Average listal rating (923 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1


What a great movie! Dark, racist and very unpleasant, but also amazing.
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People who added this item 671 Average listal rating (585 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
Logan (2017)
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People who added this item 1680 Average listal rating (1123 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Life Of Pi (2012)


'Life of Pi' is brilliantly acted, directed, written and filmed. The script is emotional, touching, intense and at certain times hilarious! Pi is seen at four points in his life and he is played fantastically by Suraj Sharma! Sharma puts emotion and life into his performance when telling the tiger what to do and what not to do and when his family die on the sinking ship and when the tiger leaves him to go to the jungle of an island!
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Started out as a 200 list, but having seen more than 200 great films now, I extended it to the 10/10 movies (for me, 10/10 isn't necessarily perfect, the film could still have minor flaws to it)

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Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Jan 28 3:07
Nice list. I hope you elaborate on it. I too like Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" although no one else seems to. Speaking of Crispin Glover, have you seen "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" He plays a small part and it is a very good movie.

out of curiosity, how old are you? Not a weirdo or anything, I'm just curious because on your 'worst movies' list you said that recent releases came out 'when you were twelve,' yet you write very maturely. You don't have to tell me if you are not comfortable with it. I like a lot of the movies on here. And "Memento" is way better than "The Dark Knight."
Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Jan 28 20:30
I have seen 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape', Crispin Glover was good in it! I will work on the list someday
Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Feb 2 6:35
Wow! 500 views!
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at Jun 1 7:03
@thenoah, Well actually in 'The Lego Movie', the Where Are My Pants Guy is actually quite funny, but usually jokes like that aren't funny!
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Jul 12 21:33
It's a lot of good movies, I find myself in this list there are a lot I rated 10!
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Dec 3 1:00
You lost me at "The Queen" & "Simpsons Movie"(?)...

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