Thursday, December 6, 2007

Top 25 Movies!!! (and more)



The super-talented Jeff Brame tagged me to share my top 25 all-time favorite movies. It was SO tough to limit the list to just 25 because I have so many faves. But I managed to list those I have seen multiple times and never get tired of watching (or those seen once or twice but have affected me deeply). A few more came to mind as well =) Here goes...

1. While You Were Sleeping
2. Return of the Jedi
3. Star Wars
4. Empire Strikes Back
5. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
6. The Sandlot
7. Frequency
8. Sense and Sensibility
9. The Goonies
10. Executive Decision
11. The Patriot
12. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
13. Outbreak
14. Shawshank Redemption
15. Big Business
16. Terminator 2
17. Aliens
18. Jurassic Park
19. Radio Flyer
20. The Passion of the Christ
21. A Christmas Story
22. October Sky
23. The Pianist
24. Speed
25. Eight Below

Other Favorite Blockbusters/Action Films…
The Phantom Menace
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
LOTR: The Two Towers
LOTR: The Return of the King
Back to the Future
The Mummy
Terminator
Shoot to Kill
Sneakers
The Rock
Frantic
Gladiator
Dante’s Peak
Twister
Independence Day

Foreign Films…
Seven Samurai
Life is Beautiful
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Comedies…
The Wedding Singer
50 First Dates
City Slickers
Coming to America
Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion
Major League
Shallow Hal
A League of Their Own
Angels in the Outfield
The Princess Bride
Forest Gump
Kindergarten Cop
My Best Friend’s Wedding

Dramas…
In Her Shoes
Hotel Rwanda
Billy Elliot
Finding Bobby Fischer
Dangerous Minds

Animated…
The Lion King
A Bugs Life
The Little Mermaid
Finding Nemo
The Incredibles
Toy Story
Balto
Shrek

Documentaries...
March of the Penguins
Supersize Me
A Player to be Named Later

Musicals…
Tammy and the Bachelor
Singing in the Rain
The Sound of Music
Calamity Jane

Whew! ok, there's more that I can name, but I need to end this post somehow or else it will go on forever. I'm going to tag these other talented artists to share their favorites: Eslina, Steve, and Katrice. Thanks for playing along!

7 comments:

steve said...

Great (extensive) lists Jennifer! Love how you illustrated this!

Kstyles said...

Wow! That's one serious list of movies!

JC said...

Thanks Steve and K! I couldn't stop once I got going! The illo was actually one I posted for IF's "geeky" theme and thought it fit quite nicely here since I listed the Star Wars films.

eslina said...

Hey I think we share some favs! ;D

Kstyles said...

My very short list of movies have been listed. That was hard!

zari - justZHM said...

oooh! what a detailed list! cute poster too ;) i guess i must watch Star Wars (i've never watched an hr of that) + i love all the animated films ;)
thanks for sharing!
hugs!

Jeff Brame said...

I see we definitely have similar taste in movies JC. Love the list thanks for sharing. Thanks for the kind words too.