Movie Hitlist

My ‘Seen’ List, although bigger than my peers, is widely incomplete. Here I chart what I want to see and, when I see it, my ranking out of 10 will be found here.

Recommendations are requested!

I am also trying to work through this list (and many others) of the best female-directed films.

This is a multiplying list that will never be finished (in no particular order):

  1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  2. Casablanca
  3. While You Were Sleeping
  4. Intolerable Cruelty
  5. Finding Dory
  6. Florence Foster Jenkins
  7. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  8. Golden Years
  9. Burn Burn Burn
  10. Goldstone
  11. The Girl on the Train
  12. You’ve Got Mail
  13. Look Both Ways
  14. The Conversation
  15. Lantana
  16. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
  17. The Pianist
  18. The Gremlins
  19. The Princess Bride
  20. Not Quite Hollywood
  21. Dunkirk
  22. Skippy
  23. Paterson
  24. Beasts of the Southern Wild
  25. Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  26. Saving Face
  27. Amélie
  28. Saving Grace
  29. London River
  30. The Proposition
  31. There’s something about Mary
  32. Some Like it Hot
  33. Overboard
  34. Sleepless in Seattle
  35. Father of The Bride
  36. Look Both Ways
  37. Man on Fire
  38. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  39. Chopper
  40. The 40 Year Old Virgin
  41. Groundhog Day
  42. Sixteen Candles
  43. Leap Year
  44. The Prince and Me
  45. Penelope
  46. The things you do!
  47. Runaway Bride
  48. Roxanne
  49. Emma
  50. Romancing the Stone
  51. Sabrina
  52. Truly, Madly, Deeply
  53. Interstellar
  54. Goodfellas
  55. Alien
  56. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  57. Blade Runner
  58. Seven Samurai
  59. A Private function
  60. City of God
  61. Se7en
  62. The Usual Suspects
  63. Citizenfour
  64. Flight 93
  65. Nine Queens
  66. The curse of the golden flower
  67. Oh brother where art thou?
  68. Sixteen Candles
  69. Tora Tora Tora
  70. Kramer vs. Kramer
  71. Paper Moon
  72. The Revenant
  73. Ordinary People
  74. It Happened One Night
  75. Bringing Up Baby
  76. In the Heart of the Sea
  77. Ed Wood
  78. Man on the Moon
  79. Rocky
  80. Rocky II
  81. Creed (after Rocky)
  82. The Fountain
  83. The Road
  84. The Insider
  85. Blood Sport
  86. Predator
  87. Alien
  88. Saving Private Ryan
  89. Shoot Em Up
  90. District 9
  91. Ten Canoes
  92. Wolf Creek
  93. Sherpa
  94. Tanna
  95. The Babadook
  96. Dirty Deeds
  97. That Sugar Film
  98. Eye of the Storm
  99. Tracks
  100. Candy
  101. Mystery Road
  102. Goldstone
  103. Roman Holiday
  104. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001)
  105.  In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)
  106. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)
  107.  Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)
  108.  The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011)
  109. Yi Yi: A One and a Two (Edward Yang, 2000)
  110.  Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2013)
  111.  Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007)
  112. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, 2006)
  113. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012)
  114. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, 2007)
  115.  Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012)
  116. Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro, 2006)
  117. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009)
  118. Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, 2008)
  119. Caché (Michael Haneke, 2005)
  120. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012)
  121. Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000)
  122.  25th Hour (Spike Lee, 2002)
  123. Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar, 2002)
  124. Oldboy (Park Chan-wook, 2003)
  125. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan, 2011)
  126. The Lives of Others (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2006)
  127. Son of Saul (László Nemes, 2015)
  128. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee, 2000)
  129. Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2014)
  130. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010)
  131. City of God (Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund, 2002)
  132. The New World (Terrence Malick, 2005)
  133. Amour (Michael Haneke, 2012)
  134.  Melancholia (Lars von Trier, 2011)
  135. Blue Is the Warmest Color (Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013)
  136. Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami, 2010)
  137. Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2014)
  138.  Goodbye to Language (Jean-Luc Godard, 2014)
  139.  The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 2015)
  140. Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2004)
  141. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2011)
  142. Ida (Paweł Pawlikowski, 2013)
  143. Werckmeister Harmonies (Béla Tarr, director; Ágnes Hranitzky, co-director, 2000)
  144. Moolaadé (Ousmane Sembène, 2004)
  145. A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, 2005)
  146. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2006)
  147. Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013)
  148. The Turin Horse (Béla Tarr and Ágnes Hranitzky, 2011)
  149. The Great Beauty (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013)
  150. Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold, 2009)
  151. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring (Kim Ki-duk, 2003)
  152. Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley, 2012)
  153. Tabu (Miguel Gomes, 2012)
  154. Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch, 2013)
  155. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004)
  156. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, 2012)
  157. Dogville (Lars von Trier, 2003)
  158. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julian Schnabel, 2007)
  159. The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese, 2013)
  160. Almost Famous (Cameron Crowe, 2000)
  161. The Return (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003)
  162. Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011)
  163. A Serious Man (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2009)
  164. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001)
  165. A Prophet (Jacques Audiard, 2009)
  166. Far From Heaven (Todd Haynes, 2002)
  167. Amélie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001)
  168. The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel, 2008)
  169. The Pianist (Roman Polanski, 2002)
  170. The Secret in Their Eyes (Juan José Campanella, 2009)
  171. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Andrew Dominik, 2007)
  172. Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson, 2008)
  173. White Material (Claire Denis, 2009)
  174. Ten (Abbas Kiarostami, 2002)
  175. The Gleaners and I (Agnès Varda, 2000)
  176. Carlos (Olivier Assayas, 2010)
  177. Requiem for a Dream (Darren Aronofsky, 2000)
  178. Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade, 2016)
  179. Dope

Seen in 2017

  1. Your Name

Seen in 2016

  1.  Dr Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  2. Batman Begins
  3. The Dark Knight
  4. The Dark Knight Rises
  5. The Martian
  6. Steve Jobs
  7. Chicago
  8. Sicario
  9. Dead Poets Society
  10. Eddie the Eagle
  11. Secrets in their Eyes
  12. Hamlet
  13. Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life
  14. Shutter Island
  15. Fight Club
  16. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind
  17. Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  18. Blazing Saddles
  19. The BFG
  20. Hail, Caeser!
  21. My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  22. The Skeleton Twins
  23. Four Weddings and a Funeral
  24. Jason Bourne
  25. Love and Friendship
  26. Slumdog Millionaire
  27. 12 Years a Slave
  28. Carol
  29. Last Cab to Darwin
  30. No Country for Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2007)
  31. Thelma and Louise
  32. American Beauty
  33. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
  34. Beasts of No Nation
  35. Moonstruck
  36. Inglorious Bastards
  37. The Artist
  38. Looking for Alibrandi
  39. Holding the Man
  40. Annie Hall
  41. Ghostbusters (2016)
  42. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  43. Down Under
  44. Deadpool
  45. Mustang
  46. Moana
  47. Hell or High Water
  48. Arrival
  49. Down Under
  50. Little Fish
  51. Girl Asleep
  52. Tootsie
  53. Mrs Doubtfire
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