Ranking Only the Best (and the Very Worst) of a Movie Year Project

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Re: Ranking Only the Best (and the Very Worst) of a Movie Year Project

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2000 films seen-51

Best

Memento
Requiem For A Dream
Chuck & Buck
Sound And Fury


Worst

Shanghai Noon
Reindeer Games
Nutty Professor II The Klumps
Rules Of Engagement
Timecode
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A few 2000 favorites:

Billy Elliot
Chuck and Buck (though I nearly fled from embarrassment, during a certain scene.)
Hamlet
Quills
Requiem for a Dream


A movie I did not like. I find it cliched and trite:

Best in Show
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2010 (276 seen)

Favorites
Inception
Monsters
127 Hours
The American
Another Year
Biutiful
Black Swan
Blue Valentine
The Expendables
The Fighter
The Ghost Writer
How to Train Your Dragon
I Saw the Devil
Incendies
Kick-Ass
The Kids Are All Right
The Killer Inside Me
The King's Speech
Never Let Me Go
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Shutter Island
The Social Network
Super
13 Assassins
The Town
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
Winters Bone


Likes
Animal Kingdom
Barney's Version
Bedevilled
Beginners
Buried
Carlos
Centurion
Clash of the Titans
The Company Men
The Conspirator
Cyrus
Date Night
The Dead
The Debt
Easy A
Edge of Darkness
Fair Game
Four Lions
Get Him to the Greek
Green Zone
Hereafter
Hot Tub Time Machine
I'm Still Here
In a Better World
Ip Man 2
Iron Man 2
It's Kind of a Funny Story
Jack Goes Boating
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen
Let Me In
MacGruber
Machete
Made in Dagenham
The Man from Nowhere
The Next Three Days
Of Gods and Men
The Other Guys
Outrage
Predators
Rabbit Hole
Red
Robin Hood
The Runaways
The Secret World of Arietty
Somewhere
Skyline
Stake Land
Stone
Submarine
Tangled
Troll Hunter
Unstoppable
The Way Back
The Whistleblower
The Wolfman


Favorite Documentaries
Inside Job
Senna
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Nostalgia for the Light
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape
And Everything Is Going Fine
Catfish
Who is Harry Nilsson?


Least Favorites
MegaConda
Birdemic: Shock and Terror
Almost Invisible
Birth of Separation
Blood Red Moon
BloodRayne: The Third Reich
Cold Creepy Feeling
Dead Enders
Death Angel December: Vengeance Kill
Future World: City of Mass Destruction
The Last Vampire on Earth
Mega Piranha
Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus
Naked Trip
Vampegeddon
Who Killed Captain Alex?
Watching until the end.
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2020 (278 seen)

Favorites
The Father
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Minari
Nomadland
One Night in Miami...
Palm Springs
Promising Young Woman
Riders of Justice
Soul
The Trial of the Chicago 7


Likes
Another Round
Anything for Jackson
The Banker
Bill and Ted Face the Music
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Boys from County Hell
Da 5 Bloods
Enola Holmes
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
His House
Horse Girl
Host
Hunter Hunter
The Killing of Two Lovers
The King of Staten Island
Last and First Men
Let Him Go
Little Fish
Lost Girls
Love and Monsters
Mank
The Midnight Sky
Mortal
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
News of the World
The Night House
The Old Guard
The Old Ways
Pieces of a Woman
Possessor
Project Power
A Quiet Place, Part 2
Relic
The Rental
Run
Shiva Baby
Sputnik
Tenet


Favorite Documentaries
Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds
Beastie Boys Story
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
The Go-Go's
My Octopus Teacher
Zappa
Belushi
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
Dick Johnson Is Dead
Elementia
Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics
Showbiz Kids
Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies


Least Favorites
Grizzly II: Revenge
Battle Star Wars
The Bone Box
Collision Earth
Ouija Shark
Carrion
Toys of Terror
A Werewolf in England
Watching until the end.
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kingrat wrote: March 17th, 2024, 5:29 pm 1991

Number of films seen: (20-25)

Movie quote of the year: "The life of the mind!"--Barton Fink

Favorites (alphabetical order):

Beauty and the Beast
Enchanted April
The Fisher King
Soapdish
Tous les matins du monde




Also liked:

Fried Green Tomatoes
Queens Logic
Grand Canyon
Bugsy
The Naked Gun 2 1/2
Little Man Tate
Point Break
Dead Again
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Barton Fink
(though I don't have a clue what's real and what isn't in the last half hour)
Tous Les Matins du Monde, arguably the best movie about Classical Music ever !
Sabine Azema in Sunday in the Country
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2010 films seen-32

Best
Shutter Island
Black Swan
The Social Network
127 Hours
The King's Speech
Winter's Bone


Worst

A Nightmare On Elm Street
The Last Exorcism
Welcome To The Rileys
The Myth Of The Amercian Sleepover


I only saw Nomadland for 2020 so I am not doing that year
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2000

Of the 129 films that I have seen from this year these are my favourites ranked in order ...

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Dancer In the Dark
Traffic
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Wings of Hope
Dora-Heita
Sexy Beast
You Can Count on Me
Requiem For a Dream
Innocence
Common Wealth
The Gleaners and I
Almost Famous
The Filth and the Fury
Erin Bockovich
Chopper
Bread and Roses
Nurse Betty
Faithless
Chicken Run
Before Night Falls
High Fidelity
Battle Royale


and here are some that I did not care for at all ..

Cecil B. Demented
The Million Dollar Hotel
Committed
The Runner
Hamlet
Love's Labour's Lost
What Women Want
Gangster No. 1
Mission to Mars
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Waydowntown
Uzumaki
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2010

Of the 118 films that I have seen from this year these are my favourites ranked in order ...

The Social Network
13 Assassins
Outside the Law
The King's Speech
The Way Back
The Kids Are All Right
True Grit
Shutter Island
Trust
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
I Saw the Devil
Exit Through the Gift Shop
The Wildest Dream
How to Train Your Dragon
Death at a Funeral
Casino Jack


and here are some that I didn't care for at all ..

The Infidel
Black Swan
Somewhere
4.3.2.1.
Dinner For Schmucks
Post Mortem
Burke and Hare
Archipelago
The Debt
Legion
Clash of the Titans
Welcome to the Rileys
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Kaboom
The Screen Illusion
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2020

Of the 93 films that I have seen from this year these are my favourites ranked in order ...

Riders of Justice
The Trial of the Chicago 7
The Father
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
Dear Tenant
Greyhound
Promising Young Woman
The Dissident
Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story
The Courier
On the Record
Final Account
Nomadland
There Is No Evil
Onward


and here are some that I did not care for at all ...

A Christmas Carol
Ammonite
Beginning
Dick Johnson Is Dead
Over the Moon
Limbo
Wolfwalkers
Zola
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Welcome back, we will now be attending to 1936, right in Hollywood ' s golden age. The next year though will be 1972.

1936

Films seen: 116

The Best:

1 Modern Times
2 Dodsworth
3 A Day in the Country (short, listed as 1936 some places, 1946 in others)
4 Theodora Goes Wild
5 Libeled Lady
6 Camille
7 Swing Time
8 My Man Godfrey
9 Fury
10 Craig's Wife
11 Romeo and Juliet
12 The Princess Comes Across
13 The Prisoner of Shark Island
14 Anthony Adverse
15 Go West, Young Man
16 Desire
17 Little Lord Fontleroy
18 Mary of Scotland
19 The Voice of Bugle Ann
20 Stowaway
21 Chatterbox
22 The Story of Louis Pasteur
23 The Petrified Forest
24 Rose-Marie
25 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
26 Cain and Mabel
27 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
28 Love on the Run
29 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
30 A Woman Rebels
31 Follow the Fleet
32 Pigskin Parade
33 The Plainsman
34 The Devil-Doll
35 Poor Little Rich Girl
36 The Amazing Adventure
37 The Milky Way
38 San Francisco
39 Lloyd's of London
40 After the Thin Man
41 Poppy
42 Things to Come
43 Wife Vs. Secretary
44 The Green Pastures
45 The Great Ziegfeld
46 Born to Dance
47 Captain January

The Worst:

1 Snowed Under
2 The General Died at Dawn
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1936 (165 seen)

Favorites
Modern Times
Cesar
Dodsworth
Flash Gordon
Fury
The Garden of Allah
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
My Man Godfrey
The Only Son
San Francisco
The Story of a Cheat
Swing Time
Things to Come


Likes
Ace Drummond
After the Thin Man
The Amazing Adventure
Big Brown Eyes
Ceiling Zero
The Great Ziegfeld
The Invisible Ray
Klondike Annie
Ladies in Love
The Last of the Mohicans
Libeled Lady
Lloyd's of London
The Lower Depths
The Man Who Could Work Miracles
Mr. Thank You
Osaka Elegy
Poppy
The Princess Comes Across
The Prisoner of Shark Island
Redes
Rembrandt
Riffraff
The Road to Glory
Sabotage
Secret Agent
Sisters of the Gion
Suzy
These Three
Three Godfathers
To Mary - with Love
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
The Walking Dead
Wife vs. Secretary


Favorite Documentaries
The Conquest of the Air

Least Favorites
Revolt of the Zombies
Reefer Madness
Shadow of Chinatown
The Lion Man
Prison Shadows
Marihuana
Gambling with Souls
Ramona
Watching until the end.
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There are way too many great films in 1936, so I will only list ten favorites:

Anthony Adverse
Dracula's Daughter
Follow the Fleet
The Invisible Ray
Klondike Annie
Lloyd's of London
San Francisco
Show Boat
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Yiddle with His Fiddle
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1936

Best of the Best:

Dodsworth
Modern Times
My Man Godfrey
Theodora Goes Wild
A Day in the Country
Libeled Lady
Sabotage
Show Boat


Other favorites:

Born To Dance
Camille
Follow the Fleet
The Garden of Allah
The Great Ziegfeld
The Petrified Forest
San Francisco
Swing Time
These Three
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1936

Of the 103 films that I have seen from this year these are my favourites ranked in order ...

Modern Times
Mayerling
Camille
Our Relations
Dodsworth
The Man Who Could Work Miracles
The Petrified Forest
Rembrandt
The Great Ziegfeld
My Man Godfrey
After the Thin Man
Romeo and Juliet
Libeled Lady
These Three
The Story of Louis Pasteur
The Golem
Sabotage
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
The Lower Depths
A Day In the Country
Little Lord Fauntleroy
The Prisoner of Shark Island
Swing Time
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Desire
Intermezzo
The Last of the Mohicans


and here are some that I didn't care for at all ..

Reefer Madness
King of the Pecos
San Francisco
Conquest of the Air
Gold Diggers of 1937
Satan Met a Lady
Colleen
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I think I've seen at least 44 films from 1936. Here are my favorites:

After the Thin Man
Modern Times
My Man Godfrey
Swing Time
The Story of a Cheat
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Crime of Monsieur Lange
Dodsworth
The Only Son
A Tale of Two Cities
By the Bluest of Seas
Libeled Lady
Cesar
Anthony Adverse

Among my least favorite are

The Gorgeous Hussy (Edmund Randolph was not an irresistible ladykiller. A shocking revelation of just how badly Hollywood can do the history of its own country a century ago. At least in the 2030s we won't see movies of thirties Hollywood where women throw themselves at Peter Lorre.)

The Great Ziegfeld (How could a movie have one of the greatest screen couples in the history of Hollywood be so tedious, yet be so rewarded and even more so gives its one acting award to Luis Rainer?)
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