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Old 06-21-2001, 07:36 PM   #17
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Well, if we're talking about the best movies of all time, then I'd have to pick these from each genre...

Science Fiction

1. Blade Runner
2. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
3. Star Wars: A New Hope
4. Forbidden Planet
5. The Day The Earth Stood Still
6. Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
7. 2001: A Space Odyssey
8. The Abyss (uncut version)
9. The Terminator
10. Soylent Green
11. Planet Of The Apes (60s version)
12. When Worlds Collide
13. Men In Black
14. Silent Running
15. The Day The Earth Caught Fire
16. Fantastic Voyage (60s version)
17. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (50s version)
18. The Arrival (under-rated IMO)
19. War Of The Worlds
20. Time After Time

Monster Movies

1. Alien
2. The Thing (John Carpenter version)
3. Jurassic Park
4. An American Werewolf In London
5. Blade
6. THEM!
7. Tremors
8. The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms
9. The Fly (80s version with Jeff Goldblum)
10. Jaws

Fantasy

1. Jason And The Argonauts
2. The Seventh Voyage Of Sinbad
3. Dragonheart
4. Conan The Barbarian
5. Dragon Slayer
6. Willow
7. Ladyhawk
8. Conan The Destroyer
9. Excalibur
10. Highlander

Historical Fantasy

1. Braveheart
2. Gladiator
3. The 13th Warrior
4. The Three Musketeers (70's version with Michael York)
5. Ben Hur
6. El Cid
7. The Patriot
8. Rob Roy
9. Cyrano de Bergerac
10. Name Of The Rose

Horror Movies

1. The Omen
2. Halloween
3. The Devil Rides Out
4. Night Of The Demon
5. The Keep
6. The Haunting (the original)
7. The Frighteners
8. Scanners
9. The Changeling
10. The Invisible Man (Claude Rains version)

Martial Arts

1. Enter The Dragon
2. Seven Samurai
3. A Touch Of Zen
4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (the wire-work was crap, IMHO)
5. Any Jackie Chan movie

Westerns

1. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
2. Heaven's Gate (the uncut 4-hour version)
3. Once Upon A Time In The West
4. The Magnificent Seven
5. High Plains Drifter
6. The Outlaw Josey Wales
7. The Wild Bunch
8. The Long Riders
9. Unforgiven
10. Silverado

War

1. Apocalypse Now
2. Where Eagles Dare
3. Saving Private Ryan
4. The Battle Of The Bulge
5. The Dirty Dozen
6. The Guns Of Navarone
7. The Boat
8. Ice Cold In Alex
9. Cross Of Iron
10. Full Metal Jacket

Animated

1. Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
2. Sleeping Beauty
3. Anastasia
4. Lady And The Tramp
5. Toy Story
6. A Bug's Life
7. Akira
8. The Black Cauldron (the only Disney without songs?)
9. The Lord Of The Rings (flawed)
10. Fantasia

Action/Thrillers

1. Any James Bond movie (except Octopussy/A View To A Kill/Casino Royale)
2. Lethal Weapon
3. The Ipcress File
4. Leon
5. Marathon Man
6. The French Connection
7. Dirty Harry
8. The Driver
9. Timebomb
10. Patriot Games
11. Deliverance
12. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
13. Cop (James Woods)
14. Nikita (French)
15. Ronin

I can recommend watching all of these films. They by no means represent all of my favourites, but they are probably the ones that stuck in my mind the most.
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