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pornman_bates ([personal profile] pornman_bates) wrote2013-08-13 04:50 pm

Top 100 - er, 75 - favourite films. Ever.

Someone's gotta get around to making this list sometime. I will tell you all what a movie buff I am and you will solemnly swear that I am up to little good, but in the nature of that honesty which accompanies being a sentimentalist I am giving you all the benefit of the doubt and letting be viewed my ridiculous list.

100 years, 100 movies. Or 75. Because that number is just too monumental for a thing like me.

1. Psycho (1960)
“We all go a little mad sometimes.”

2. Back to the Future (1985)
“Yeah, well, history is gonna change.”

3. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
“I’m gonna give you a little somethin’ you can’t take off.”

4. Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (2008)
“But it’s plain to see evil inside of me is on the rise.”

5. The Shining (1980)
“Danny isn’t here, Mrs. Torrance.”

6. Pulp Fiction (1994)
“Honey, since I left you, this has been without a doubt the single weirdest fuckin’ day of my life.”

7. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
“The question isn't ‘what are we going to do,’ the question is ‘what aren't we going to do?’ ”

8. Lolita (1962)
“Well, you haven’t even kissed me yet, have you?”

9. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
“This is a simple story, but not an easy one to tell.”

10. Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
“You'd need at least a dozen guys doing a combination of cons.”

11. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
“There are twelve men down in the cellar and you admit you poisoned them.”

12. Fight Club (1999)
“I want you to hit me as hard as you can.”

13. Some Like It Hot (1959)
“Yes, we’re the new girls.” “Brand new!”

14. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
“Sometimes I miss you so much I can hardly stand it.”

15. Empire Records (1995)
“Who knows where thoughts come from? They just appear.”

16. Silence of the Lambs (1991)
“It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again.”

17. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
“There’s always a chance, Doctor, as long as one can think.”

18. Lost and Delirious (2001)
“She is in love with me because she is mine and I am hers and neither of us are lesbians!”

19. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
“The prettiest sight in this fine pretty world is the privileged class enjoying its privileges.”

20. Go (1999)
“Just so we're clear, you stole a car, shot a bouncer, and had sex with two women?”

21. Rear Window (1954)
“Tell me exactly what you saw and what you think it means.”

22. Princess Mononoke (1997)
“Now watch closely, everyone. I'm going to show you how to kill a god.”

23. Animal Crackers (1930)
“Pardon me while I have a strange interlude.”

24. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
“I don't go to the movies much. If you've seen one, you've seen ’em all.”

25. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
“You don’t need proof when you have instinct.”

26. Up (2009)
“That might sound boring, but I think the boring stuff is the stuff I remember the most.”

27. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
“I don’t tell truths. I tell what ought to be truth.”

28. Black Christmas (1974)
“Just like having a wart removed.”

29. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
“The dead know only one thing: it is better to be alive.”

30. The Road to El Dorado (2000)
“We find the city of gold, we take the gold, and then we row back to Spain!”

31. Memento (2000)
“She's gone. And the present is trivia, which I scribble down as fucking notes.”

32. North by Northwest (1959)
“That plane’s dustin’ crops where there ain’t no crops.”

33. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
“As long as there’s, you know, sex and drugs, I can do without the rock and roll.”

34. Spirited Away (2001)
“Once, when I was little, I dropped my shoe into a river.”

35. Vertigo (1958)
“You shouldn't keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn't have been that sentimental.”

36. The Usual Suspects (1995)
“The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.”

37. My Fair Lady (1964)
“Why can’t the English learn to speak?”

38. A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
“Has success changed your life?”

39. Zombieland (2009)
“It’s amazing how fast the world can go from bad to total shitstorm.”

40. Oliver and Company (1988)
“Consider it a free lesson in street savoir faire from New York's coolest quadruped.”

41. All About Eve (1950)
“Everybody has a heart – except some people.”

42. Grease (1978)
“It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, it’s what you do with your dancin’ shoes.”

43. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
“Mr. President, we are rapidly approaching a moment of truth both for ourselves as human beings and for the life of our nation.”

44. Donnie Darko (2001)
“28 days... 6 hours... 42 minutes... 12 seconds. That... is when the world... will end.”

45. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
“It’s just a flesh wound!”

46. Dazed and Confused (1993)
“I’m just trying to be honest about being a misanthrope.”

47. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
“I’ve got my head. I’ve lost my leopard!”

48. Halloween (1978)
“Laurie, what’s the boogeyman?”

49. Imagine Me & You (2005)
“Don’t forget me.” “I won’t remember anything else.”

50. Snatch (2000)
“Did you understand a single word of what he just said?”

51. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
“There's a lot of ugly things in this world, son. I wish I could keep ’em all away from you."

52. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
“You'd be killing yourself to an empty house. The audience left twenty years ago.”

53. A Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
“This girl is clever. She wants to go home.”

54. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
“The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter.”

55. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
“We belong to nobody, and nobody belongs to us. We don't even belong to each other.”

56. Get Shorty (1995)
“And I'm gonna be here for as long as I want to be.”

57. Goldfinger (1964)
“You like a close shave, don’t you?”

58. The Lion King (1994)
“Just remember that those kings will always be there to guide you. And so will I.”

59. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
“Welcome to hell.”

60. Metropolis (1927)
“It was their hands that built this city of ours.”

61. The Breakfast Club (1985)
“We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.”

62. Casablanca (1942)
“Somehow, just because you despise me, you are the only one I trust.”

63. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
“What I needed now, to give it the perfect ending, was a little of the Ludwig Van.”

64. Clerks (1994)
“I’m not even supposed to be here today!”

65. Funny Face (1957)
“Let’s give ’em the old pizzazz!”

66. Moulin Rouge (2001)
“The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.”

67. Jackie Brown (1997)
“You know, a good cop will never let you know he knows you're full of shit.”

68. Lost in Translation (2003)
“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.”

69. Duck Soup (1933)
“Will you marry me? Did he leave you any money? Answer the second question first.”

70. Serenity (2005)
“At last, we can retire and give up this life of crime.”

71. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
“I don’t know what you’re talking about, but it sounds illegal.”

72. The Godfather (1972)
“I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”

73. Inception (2010)
“You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.”

74. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
“We all have orders, and we have to follow ’em.”

75. Scream (1996)
“We all go a little mad sometimes.”