Thursday, 31 January 2013

100 Favorite Movies Challenge

So, Nathan Bransford (if you aren't following him already, you should start now) posted 100 of his favorite movies and proceeded to challenge his readers to do the same.  This was my reaction: 


In no particular order, here is the list. It's going to be 

Barney Stinson - Legen...wait for it... dary!

  1. Gladiator
  2. The Last Samurai
  3. John Q
  4. Man on Fire
  5. Invictus
  6. The Help
  7. P.S. I Love You
  8. The Lion King
  9. Braveheart
  10. The Patriot
  11. The Avengers
  12. The King's Speech
  13. Finding Nemo
  14. Monsters Inc.
  15. A Time to Kill
  16. The Blind Side
  17. Speed
  18. Mystic River
  19. Secondhand Lions
  20. Jurassic Park
  21. Cast Away
  22. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  23. Ocean's Eleven
  24. I Am Sam
  25. Just Like Heaven
  26. Ghost
  27. Finding Forrester
  28. Coach Carter
  29. 3 Men and a Baby
  30. Lord of the Rings
  31. The Matrix
  32. 16 Blocks
  33. Armageddon
  34. Gangs of New York
  35. Die Hard series
  36. French Kiss
  37. The Man in the Iron Mask
  38. Beauty and the Beast
  39. Up
  40. The Dark Knight Rises
  41. My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  42. Pay it Forward
  43. Back to the Future
  44. Pride and Prejudice (2005)
  45. Shrek
  46. Holy Man
  47. Anna and the King
  48. The Silence of the Lambs
  49. Wall-E
  50. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  51. The Last Castle
  52. High Crimes
  53. Double Jeopardy
  54. The Terminator
  55. Meet the Robinsons 
  56. The Ant Bully
  57. Stepmom
  58. Antz
  59. Kate and Leopold
  60. Serendipity
  61. E.T.
  62. Erin Brockovich
  63. Mrs. Doubtfire
  64. Benny and Joon
  65. Pirates of the Caribbean 
  66. Chocolat
  67. Father of the Bride
  68. The Other Sister
  69. The Family Stone
  70. The Pursuit of Happyness
  71. Rain Man
  72. The Notebook
  73. Brave
  74. Despicable Me
  75. August Rush
  76. Remember the Titans
  77. Forever Strong
  78. The Joy Luck Club
  79. The Green Mile
  80. Dead Poets Society
  81. The Amazing Spiderman
  82. Dinosaur
  83. My Cousin Vinny
  84. Cinderella Man
  85. Ice Age
  86. Kung Fu Panda (1 and 2)
  87. Avatar
  88. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
  89. Big Fish
  90. Brother Bear
  91. Collateral
  92. Coraline
  93. Death Sentence
  94. Grease
  95. The Emperor's New Groove
  96. Little Giants
  97. My Sister's Keeper
  98. Mary Poppins
  99. Extraordinary Measures
  100. Man on a Ledge
That was harder than I thought it would be. I can't imagine ordering these based on preference. 

3 comments:

  1. Epic list, I said to myself where is good will hunting, titanic, spirited away etc but would be hard to chuck out a movie to accommodate.

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    1. Thanks. As soon as I posted this list, I thought of a bunch of other movies that should have been on it. I actually have never seen Spirited Away and I did think of Titanic but I chose not to include it. What would your list look like?

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  2. Used Nour's List as a template. Anything missing was either not seen or didn't make the cut.

    1. Gladiator*
    2. The Last Samurai*
    3. The Lion King
    4. Braveheart*
    5. The King's Speech
    6. Finding Nemo**
    7. Speed
    8. Jurassic Park
    9. Cast Away
    10. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon**
    11. Ocean's Eleven
    12. Ghost
    13. Finding Forrester*
    14. Coach Carter*
    15. Lord of the Rings
    16. The Matrix
    17. Armageddon
    18. Die Hard 1 and 3
    19. The Man in the Iron Mask*
    20. Beauty and the Beast
    21. Up
    22. The Dark Knight*
    23. Pay it Forward
    24. Back to the Future*
    25. Shrek
    26. Anna and the King*
    27. Wall-E
    28. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
    29. Terminator 2
    30. Antz
    31. Mrs. Doubtfire*
    32. Chocolat
    33. The Pursuit of Happyness
    34. Rain Man
    35. Brave*
    36. Remember the Titans
    37. The Green Mile
    38. Dinosaur
    39. My Cousin Vinny*
    40. Ice Age*
    41. Kung Fu Panda
    42. Brother Bear
    43. Grease
    44. The Emperor's New Groove
    45. Good Will Hunting**
    46. How to Train Your Dragon*
    47. Howl’s Moving Castle*
    48. Spirited Away
    49. We Need to Talk about Kevin
    50. Kevin Who Lives At Home
    51. The Girl Who Leapt through Time*
    52. The Bourne Identity*
    53. Patch Adams
    54. Aladdin
    55. Forrest Gump*
    56. Saving Private Ryan
    57. Big
    58. Little Man Tate
    59. Life with Mikey
    60. Antwone Fisher*
    61. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    62. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
    63. Kara No Kyoukai
    64. Life Is Beautiful*
    65. It’s a Wonderful Life
    66. Matilda*
    67. Pokemon 1
    68. Gattaca*
    69. Training Day*
    70. FernGully: The Last Rainforest
    71. You’ve Got Mail
    72. Sleepless in Seattle
    73. The Grinch
    74. Kazaam
    75. The First Kid
    76. Enemy of The State
    77. Phone Booth
    78. 10 Things I Hate About You*
    79. The Silver Lining’s Playbook*
    80. Titanic
    81. Three Idiots*
    82. Life of Pi
    83. Slumdog Millionaire
    84. The Social Network
    85. Mr. Holland’s Opus
    86. Catch Me If You Can*
    87. Fight Club
    88. American History X*
    89. As Good As It Gets
    90. Before Sunrise
    91. Before Sunset
    92. Elf
    93. Ever After
    94. Big Daddy*
    95. Say Anything**
    96. Billy Elliot
    97. Hook*
    98. The Rock
    99. Drive
    100. Eagle Eye
    101. The Butterfly Effect*

    why do i get the feeling i'm forgetting something very important...
    *must watch nao

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