Top 5 Favourite films by genre


(Ivn1945) #1

Action/Adventure:

  1. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  3. Leon
  4. Enter the Dragon
  5. The Mission

Animation:

  1. Princess Mononoke
  2. Toy Story
  3. Pinocchio
  4. Toy Story 2
  5. Monsters, Inc.

Crime:

  1. Pulp Fiction
  2. The Godfather Part II
  3. Infernal Affairs
  4. Heat
  5. Election 2

Drama:

  1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  2. Casablanca
  3. 12 Angry Men
  4. The Shawshank Redemption
  5. Of Mice and Men

Film-Noir:

  1. Touch of Evil
  2. The Big Sleep
  3. The Third Man
  4. The Maltese Falcon
  5. Notorious

Horror:

  1. The Shining
  2. Psycho
  3. Army of Darkness
  4. The Thing
  5. Out of the Dark

Musical:

  1. West Side Story
  2. Chicago
    x.
    x.
    x.

Mystery/Thriller:

  1. Chinatown
  2. Seven
  3. Dial M for Murder
  4. Vertigo
  5. Mulholland Drive

Romance:

  1. Casablanca
  2. True Romance
  3. Bonnie and Clyde
  4. Nikita
  5. West Side Story

Sci-Fi:

  1. Blade Runner
  2. Alien
  3. Aliens
  4. Twelve Monkeys
  5. The Matrix

Sport:

  1. Raging Bull
  2. Shaolin Soccer
  3. Million Dollar Baby
  4. Rocky
  5. Cinderella Man

War:

  1. Saving Private Ryan
  2. Schindler’s List
  3. Where Eagles Dare
  4. Red Cliff
  5. Platoon

Western:

  1. Once Upon a Time in the West
  2. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  3. High Noon
  4. For a Few Dollars More
  5. Unforgiven

(Frank Talby) #2

I like this idea Gringo…

Comicbook:

  1. Watchmen
  2. The Spirit
  3. Hellboy
  4. Sin City
  5. Batman Begins

Action/Adventure:

  1. Star Wars: Original Trilogy
  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  3. Warriors
  4. Man Who Would Be King
  5. Vanishing Point

Animation:

  1. Heavy Metal
  2. Wizards
  3. Fritz The Cat
  4. Rock & Rule
  5. Hellboy: Sword of Storms

Crime:

  1. Reservoir Dogs
  2. A Better Tomorrow 2
  3. Pulp Fiction
  4. Layer Cake
  5. Ocean’s 11 (1960)

Drama:

  1. Libertarias (1996)
  2. Scum
  3. The Clash: Rude Boy
  4. The Shawshank Redemption

Horror:

  1. Dawn of the Dead
  2. Tales from the Crypt
  3. The Thing
  4. Grizzly
  5. The Skull

Mystery/Thriller:

  1. Manchurian Candidate
  2. Operation Ogre
  3. Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
  4. The Business
  5. Old Boy

Sci-Fi:

  1. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
  2. 1984 (1984)
  3. Alien
  4. War of the Worlds (1953)
  5. A Clockwork Orange

Sport:

  1. Major League
  2. Escape to Victory
  3. Bend it Like Beckham
  4. Shaolin Soccer
  5. Rocky

War:

  1. Cross of Iron
  2. Full Metal Jacket
  3. Platoon
  4. Stalingrad (1993)
  5. Land and Freedom

Western:

  1. For A Few Dollars More
  2. Day of Anger
  3. The Great Silence
  4. Navajo Joe
  5. The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

(alk0) #3

No comedies? I see you guys mean business :wink:


(Frank Talby) #4

LOL I completely left them off!!!

Comedy

  1. National Lampoon’s Vacation
  2. National Lampoon’s Animal House
  3. Blazing Saddles
  4. Monty Python’s Life of Brian
  5. Napoleon Dynamite

and…
Martial Arts

  1. Crippled Avengers
  2. 8 Diagram Pole Fighter
  3. Shaolin Temple
  4. Knockabout
  5. Iron Fisted Monk

(ENNIOO) #5

Funny I was going to ask you whether you liked the Vacation films when you mentioned you will soon be going on Vacation in another thread :wink: .


(Frank Talby) #6

I love the Vacation movies. The first three are classics imo. I have seen Vegas Vacation on tv once and thought it was ok - I have it on dvd and will watch it whenever.


(chuck connors brother) #7

Comic book:

  1. The Dark Knight
  2. History of Violence
  3. Watchmen
  4. Sin City
  5. The Punisher (1989)

Film-noir

  1. Woman in the Window
  2. Dark Passage
  3. Kiss of Death
  4. Key Largo
  5. In a Lonely Place

Action:

  1. Aliens
  2. Commando
  3. A Better Tomorrow 2
  4. Full Contact
  5. The Cynic the Rat & the Fist

Animation:

  1. The Plague Dogs
  2. American Pop
  3. Watership Down
  4. The Lion King
  5. Beavis & Butt-Head Do America

Crime:

  1. Dirty Harry
  2. The Long Good Friday
  3. A Better Tomorrow
  4. Clockwork Orange
  5. Serpico

Horror:

  1. Black Christmas
  2. House of the Laughing Windows
  3. Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  4. Evil Dead
  5. Inferno

Sci-Fi:

  1. Aliens
  2. Total Recall
  3. Minority Report
  4. Robocop
  5. Terminator 2

Sport:

  1. Field of Dreams
  2. Rocky
  3. Rocky 2
  4. Over the Top
  5. Rocky 6

War:

  1. Bullet in the Head
  2. Born on the Fourth of July
  3. Heartbreak Ridge
  4. A Better Tomorrow 3
  5. Three Kings

Comedy:

  1. Bad Santa
  2. From Beijing with Love
  3. The Matador
  4. Dumb & Dumber
  5. Burn After Reading

Musical

  1. Mary Poppins
  2. The Wizard of Oz
  3. Little Shop of Horrors
  4. The Meaning of Life
  5. Singin in the Rain

(John Welles) #8

Action/Adventure:

  1. North by Northwest
  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  3. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  4. The Man Who Would be King
  5. Jurrasic Park

Animation:

  1. Porco Rosso
  2. Spirited Away
  3. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  4. Castle in the Sky
  5. Pom Poko
  6. Princess Mononoke
  7. My Neighbor Totoro
  8. The Cat Returns
  9. Tales from Earthsea
  10. Kiki’s Delivery Service
  11. Howl’s Moving Castle
  12. Whisper of the Heart

Comedy:

  1. Dr. Strangelove; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  2. And Then There Were None (It’s a black comedy!)
  3. The Ladykillers
  4. Kind Hearts and Coronets
  5. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
  6. Way Out West
  7. A Day at the Races
  8. The Bank Dick
  9. Our Hospitality
  10. Young Frankenstein

Crime:

  1. The Big Heat
  2. The Maltese Falcon
  3. On the Waterfront
  4. The Enforcer (1950)
  5. The Italian Job

Drama:

  1. Citizen Kane
  2. The Magnificent Ambersons
  3. Black Narcissus
  4. Vertigo
  5. 12 Angry Men

Film Noir:

  1. The Third Man
  2. The Maltese Falon
  3. Vertigo
  4. The Stranger
  5. The Big Heat

Horror:

  1. The Thing from Another World!
  2. Freaks
  3. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  4. Grip of the Strangler
    X.

Musical:

  1. Singin’ in the Rain
  2. Swing Time
  3. Gigi
  4. Funny Face
  5. My Fair Lady

(Dillinger) #9

Puh, this thread is too demanding for me. I have problems making a SW top20 list and now this… you’re all lunatics!


(John Welles) #10

And to follow up my previous post on this thread…

Mystery/Thriller:

  1. Vertigo
  2. Rebbeca
  3. Laura
  4. The Thin Man
  5. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Romance:

  1. Casablanca
  2. Gone With the Wind
  3. Dr. Zhivargo
  4. Brief Encounter
  5. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Sci-Fi:

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. Star Wars (All six of them!)
  3. E. T: The Extra-Terrestrial
  4. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  5. Back to the Future (The whole trilogy!)

Sport:

  1. Chariots of Fire
    X.
    X.
    X.
    X.

Spy Films:

  1. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold
  2. The Ipcrss File
    X.
    X.
    X.

War:

  1. Lawrence of Arabia
  2. The Bridge on the River Kwai
  3. Das Boot
  4. La Battaglia Di Algen
  5. King Rat
  6. The Battleship Potemkin
  7. The Manchurian Candidate
  8. The Great Escape
  9. A Matter of Life and Death
  10. Patton (or Paths of Glory)

Western:

  1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  2. Once Upon a Time in the West
  3. For a Few Dollars More
  4. A Fistful of Dollas
  5. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

(sartana1968) #11

action:

  1. desperado
  2. high voltage
  3. the punisher
  4. black mask
  5. hard boiled

kung fu:

  1. snuff bottle connection
  2. hand of death
  3. 7 grand masters
  4. born invisible
  5. wariors two

horror:

  1. friday the th13 part 6
  2. friday the th13 part 7
  3. deep space
  4. the thing 1982
  5. necronomicon book of the dead

war:

  1. phantom soldiers
  2. five for hell
  3. inglorious bastards 1978
  4. heros shed no tears
  5. comando leopard

(TheBigSmokedown) #12

Ditto.


(Col. Douglas Mortimer) #13

For the sake of simplicity films can only be in one category:

Action/Adventure/Martial Arts:
Big Trouble in Little China
First Blood
Enter the Dragon
The Last Dragon
Assault on Precinct 13

Horror:
Halloween
The Shining
Carrie
Kill Baby Kill
The Exorcist

Sci Fi:
Star Trek First Contact
Star Wars Empire Strikes Back
Predator
The Thing
Star Wars Return of the Jedi

Sports:
Rocky
Rocky II
Rocky III
Rocky IV
Rocky Balboa

Western:
For a Few Dollars More
Once Upon a Time in the West
Fistful of Dollars
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
The Big Gundown

War:
Full Metal Jacket
Platoon
Apocalypse Now
Inglorious Bastards
Red Cliff

Comedy:
Trading Places
Bowfinger
Coming to America
Uncle Buck
The Party

Drama:
Gran Torino
Finding Forrester
John Q.
Lean on Me
Over the Top

Fantasy:
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Big Trouble in Little China
Conan the Barbarian
Hercules in the Haunted World
Sleepy Hollow

Crime:
Death Wish
Dirty Harry
Death Wish III
Death Wish II
The Enforcer


(Andy) #14

Action/Adventure

  1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  2. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  3. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  4. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Comedy

  1. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  3. The Big Lebowski
  4. What About Bob?
  5. Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Crime

  1. The Godfather
  2. Dirty Harry
  3. The Godfather Part II
  4. Scarface
  5. Pulp Fiction
  6. Reservoir Dogs
  7. Once Upon a Time in America
  8. Goodfellas
  9. Se7en
  10. Trainspotting

Sci-Fi

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. Blade Runner
  3. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  4. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  5. Alien
  6. Predator
  7. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  8. Aliens
  9. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  10. The Matrix

War

  1. Apocalypse Now
  2. Saving Private Ryan
  3. Platoon
  4. A Bridge Too Far
  5. Patton

Fantasy

  1. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  2. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  3. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  4. Highlander
  5. Hook

Western:

  1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  2. For a Few Dollars More
  3. Once Upon a Time in the West
  4. A Fistful of Dollars
  5. Django
  6. The Great Silence
  7. The Big Gundown
  8. Compañeros
  9. The Mercenary
  10. Face to Face

(Asa) #15

Found this down in the “Suggested Topics” section, thought I’d dredge it up.

So, trying not to use any one film twice:

Action/Adventure

  1. Battle Royale (Fukusaku, 2000)
  2. Magnum Force (Post, 1973)
  3. Reservoir Dogs (Tarantino, 1992)
  4. Sin City (Rodriguez, 2005)
  5. Jaws (Spielberg, 1975)

Animation

  1. Akira (Otomo, 1988)
  2. The Dark Knight Returns (Oliva, 2012/13)
  3. Batman: Gotham Knght (Various, 2008)
  4. Rango (Verbinski, 2011)
  5. Batman: Year One (Montgomery/Liu, 2011)

Comedy

  1. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Gilliam, 1998)
  2. Clerks (Smith, 1994)
  3. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Jones/Gilliam 1975)
  4. Four Lions (Morris, 2010)
  5. Team America: World Police (Parker, 2004)

Documentary

  1. Grizzly Man (Herzog, 2005)
  2. Style Wars (Silver, 1983)
  3. Scratch (Pray, 2001)
  4. Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (West, 2010)
  5. Anvil! The Story of Anvil (Gervasi, 2008)

Drama

  1. Pulp Fiction (Tarantino, 1994)
  2. Magnolia (Anderson, 1999)
  3. Mulholland Drive (Lynch, 2001)
  4. Babel (Iñárritu, 2006)
  5. Boogie Nights (Anderson, 1997)

Horror

  1. Alien (Scott, 1979)
  2. The Thing (Carpenter, 1982)
  3. Near Dark (Bigelow, 1987)
  4. The Shining (Kubrick, 1980)
  5. [REC] (Balagueró/Plaza, 2007)

Sci-Fi

  1. Repo Man (Cox, 1984)
  2. Blade Runner (Scott, 1982)
  3. Moon (Jones, 2009)
  4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
  5. Planet of the Apes (Schaffner, 1968)

Superhero/Comic-Book

  1. The Dark Knight (Nolan, 2008)
  2. Watchmen (Snyder, 2009)
  3. Guardians of the Galaxy (Gunn, 2014)
  4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Russo Brothers, 2014)
  5. X-Men: First Class (Vaughn, 2011)

War

  1. Apocalypse Now (Coppola, 1979)
  2. Full Metal Jacket (Kubrick, 1987)
  3. Saving Private Ryan (Spielberg, 1998)
  4. Downfall (Hirschbiegel, 2004)
  5. 300 (Snyder, 2006)

Western

  1. The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (Leone, 1966)
  2. Unforgiven (Eastwood, 1992)
  3. For a Few Dollars More (Leone, 1965)
  4. The Proposition (Hillcoat, 2005)
  5. High Plains Drifter (Eastwood, 1973)

(DaveInTheCave) #16

Action/Adventure:

  1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  2. First Blood
  3. The Adventures of Robin Hood
  4. Hard Boiled
  5. Die Hard

Animation:

  1. Toy Story
  2. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  3. Beauty and the Beast
  4. My Neighbor Totoro
  5. Fantasia

Comedy:

  1. The Princess Bride
  2. The Muppet Movie
  3. City Lights
  4. Beetlejuice
  5. Ghostbusters

Crime:
1.The Godftaher
2. Heat
3. Miller’s Crossing
4. Dirty Harry
5. Collateral

Drama:

  1. It’s a Wonderful Life
  2. A Man for All Seasons
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird
  4. Rocky
  5. The Passion

Fantasy:

  1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  2. The Wizard of Oz
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  4. Pan’s Labyrinth
  5. The Dark Crystal

Horror:

  1. Jaws
  2. The Thing
  3. Dawn of the Dead
  4. Horror of Dracula
  5. Poltergeist

Musical:

  1. Scrooge
  2. The Sound of Music
  3. Mary Poppins
  4. West Side Story
  5. Singin’ in the Rain

Mystery/Thriller:

  1. Rear Window
  2. The Fugitive
  3. Vertigo
  4. North by Northwest
  5. Memento

Romance:

  1. Sunrise a Song of Two Humans
  2. Casablanca
  3. Groundhog Day
  4. Edward Scissorhands
  5. The Quiet Man

Sci-Fi:
1.The Empire Strikes Back
2. Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
3. Back to the Future
4. The Terminator
5. Jurassic Park

Superhero:

  1. Batman: The Mask of the Phantasm
  2. Iron Man
  3. The Incredibles
  4. Superman
  5. The Avengers

War:

  1. The Longest Day
  2. Battleground
  3. The Great Escape
  4. Kelly’s Heroes
  5. Gettysburg

Western:

  1. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
  2. The Searchers
  3. High Noon
  4. Rio Bravo
  5. Shane
  6. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  7. Stagecoach
  8. A Fistful of Dollars
  9. The Outlaw Josey Wales
  10. Winchester '73