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My Favorite Films

Good Will Hunting (1997)
Some Like it Hot (1959)
Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
The Butterfly Effect
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Contact (1997)
The Lion in Winter (1968)
A Christmas Carol (1951)
Moulin Rouge (2001)

The Haunting (1963)
Wings of Desire (1988)
Boxing Helena
Goodbye Mr. Chips (Robert Donat)
Lawrence of Arabia
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
As Good As it Gets (1997)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962)
The Wizard of Oz
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Lost Horizon (1937)
Vanilla Sky
The King of Hearts (1966 "Le Roi de Coeur")
The Red Ballon
Stairway to Heaven (1946)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
King Kong (1933)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Fiddler of the Roof
Star Wars (1977)
Dead Poets Society
Field of Dreams
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Harold and Maude
Bus Stop
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
Hairspray - original
Heaven Can Wait
Stairway to Heaven
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying
Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Men in Black
We're No Angels
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
The Sixth Sense
The Matrix
The Fly (1958)
The Fly (1986)
The Incredible Shrinking Man
Independence Day
The Hurricane (1937)
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
Goodbye Mr. Chips (1939)
Portrait of Jennie (1948)
The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Sweet Charity
The Accidental Tourist
Notting Hill
Silk Stockings (1957)
Here Comes Mr. Jordon
It's A Wonderful Life
The Time Machine
Black Orpheus
The Red Balloon
When Worlds Collide
Harrison Bergeron
The 5th Element
12 Monkeys
Bye Bye Birdie
The Neverending Story
Real Genius
The Lion in Winter
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Roger & Me
Bowling for Columbine
Moulin Rouge
My Big, Fat Greek Wedding
Ice Age
Harry Potter 1
Harry Potter 2
Lord of the Rings 1-3
White Christmas
Vanilla Sky
Forbidden Planet
A Charlie Brown Christmas
The Breakfast Club
St. Elmo's Fire
The Haunting (1963)
The Birds (1963)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Starman (1984)
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Total Recall
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
New Star Wars Films
The Truman Show (1998)
Frankenstein (1931)
The Abyss (1989)
The Thing (1982)
Superman: The Movie (1978)
Far Away, So Close
City of Angels
Boxing Helena
9 1/2 Weeks


Can I just steal your list???

okay, here goes. most of these in random order, other than prolly the first twenty five or so. Hope this helps, Betsy-mom. :)


1. Moulin Rouge
2. Valmont
3. Murderous Maids
4. Lea (obscure German film which will prolly never be released on DVD)
5. The Lover
6. Cold Mountain
7. Audition
8. 9 1/2 Weeks
9. Lolita (infinitely better than the book!)
10. The Sound of Music
11. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
12. Bound
13. The Piano (actually in top 10)
14. Aimee and Jaguar (actually in top 10)
15. Lord of the Rings (1 & 3, not 2)
16. The Hours (don't watch when depressed)
17. Angels and Insects
18. ...And God Created Woman (or something like that, Brigitte Bardot)
19. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
20. Gone With the Wind
21. Silence of the Lambs
22. Hannibal
23. Breakfast at Tiffany's
24. Hello Dolly
25. Prince of Tides
26. Circle of Friends
27. Breaking the Waves
28. Some Like it Hot (Marilyn, Marilyn, Marilyn)
29. Virgin Suicides
30. Girl, Interrupted
31. Tomb Raider
32. Riding in Cars With Boys
33. The Bone Collector
34. Misery
35. Dolores Claiborne
36. Ghost
37. Pretty Woman
38. Strangeland
39. Angela's Ashes
40. Schindler's List
41. Fried Green Tomatoes
42. The Birdcage
43. Blue Velvet
44. Mystic River
45. The Blood Oranges
46. X Men
47. The Craft
48. Gladiator
49. The Good Thief
50. The Pledge
51. Fiddler on the Roof
52. Strictly Ballroom
53. Salaam Bombay!
54. Charlie's Angels
55. The Crying Game
56. Pillow Book
57. American Beauty
58. Almost Famous
59. Scent of a Woman
60. Matrix (1 & 3)
61. Pretty Baby
62. The Graduate
63. The Usual Suspects
64. Camille Claudel
65. To Kill a Mockingbird
66. Gosford Park
67. Interview With The Vampire

Thank you so much for posting your list! You came up with so many films I'd forgotten! I will have to expand my list even more! (And look for "Lea" and many others that I have never seen.) I'd completely forgotten "Camille Claudel" and "The Crying Game," and numerous others. I have yet to see "Gosford Park," but hope to soon. ::warm-fuzzy hugs:: Betsy-Mom