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