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Desert Island films (and the IMDB Top 100 meme)
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IMDB's Top 100 Best Movies of All Time - generate clunky table-heavy HTML for your own page at ObeytheFist.com.

  1. Godfather, The (1972) - Not seen
  2. Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Finished It
  3. Godfather: Part II, The (1974) - Not seen
  4. Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Finished It
  5. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002) - Finished It
  6. Casablanca (1942) - Finished It
  7. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001) - Finished It
  8. Schindler's List (1993) - Finished It
  9. Shichinin no samurai (1954) - Not seen
  10. Star Wars (1977) - Finished It
  11. Citizen Kane (1941) - Started It
  12. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) - Started It
  13. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) - Finished It
  14. Rear Window (1954) - Finished It
  15. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) - Finished It
  16. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - Finished It
  17. Memento (2000) - Not seen
  18. Usual Suspects, The (1995) - Finished It
  19. Pulp Fiction (1994) - Finished It
  20. North by Northwest (1959) - Finished It
  21. 12 Angry Men (1957) - Finished It
  22. Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, Le (2001) - Finished It
  23. Psycho (1960) - Finished It
  24. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) - Finished It
  25. Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966) - Finished It
  26. Silence of the Lambs, The (1991) - Finished It
  27. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) - Finished It
  28. Goodfellas (1990) - Not seen
  29. American Beauty (1999) - Finished It
  30. Vertigo (1958) - Finished It
  31. Sunset Blvd. (1950) - Not seen
  32. Matrix, The (1999) - Finished It
  33. Apocalypse Now (1979) - Finished It
  34. Pianist, The (2002) - Not seen
  35. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) - Finished It
  36. C'era una volta il West (1968) - Finished It
  37. Some Like It Hot (1959) - Finished It
  38. Third Man, The (1949) - Finished It
  39. Taxi Driver (1976) - Not seen
  40. Paths of Glory (1957) - Finished It
  41. Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001) - Not seen
  42. Fight Club (1999) - Finished It
  43. Boot, Das (1981) - Finished It
  44. Double Indemnity (1944) - Not seen
  45. L.A. Confidential (1997) - Finished It
  46. Chinatown (1974) - Not seen
  47. Singin' in the Rain (1952) - Finished It
  48. Maltese Falcon, The (1941) - Finished It
  49. M (1931) - Not seen
  50. Requiem for a Dream (2000) - Not seen
  51. Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957) - Finished It
  52. All About Eve (1950) - Not seen
  53. Se7en (1995) - Finished It
  54. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) - Finished It
  55. Saving Private Ryan (1998) - Not seen
  56. Cidade de Deus (2002) - Finished It
  57. Raging Bull (1980) - Not seen
  58. Rashômon (1950) - Not seen
  59. Wizard of Oz, The (1939) - Finished It
  60. Sting, The (1973) - Finished It
  61. Alien (1979) - Finished It
  62. American History X (1998) - Not seen
  63. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) - Finished It
  64. Léon (1994) - Finished It
  65. Vita è bella, La (1997) - Finished It
  66. Touch of Evil (1958) - Not seen
  67. Manchurian Candidate, The (1962) - Not seen
  68. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - Finished It
  69. Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948) - Finished It
  70. Great Escape, The (1963) - Finished It
  71. Wo hu cang long (2000) - Finished It
  72. Reservoir Dogs (1992) - Finished It
  73. Clockwork Orange, A (1971) - Finished It
  74. Amadeus (1984) - Finished It
  75. Modern Times (1936) - Finished It
  76. Ran (1985) - Not seen
  77. Annie Hall (1977) - Finished It
  78. Jaws (1975) - Finished It
  79. On the Waterfront (1954) - Not seen
  80. Braveheart (1995) - Not seen
  81. High Noon (1952) - Finished It
  82. Apartment, The (1960) - Finished It
  83. Fargo (1996) - Finished It
  84. Sixth Sense, The (1999) - Finished It
  85. Aliens (1986) - Finished It
  86. Shining, The (1980) - Finished It
  87. Strangers on a Train (1951) - Finished It
  88. Blade Runner (1982) - Finished It
  89. Metropolis (1927) - Finished It
  90. Duck Soup (1933) - Finished It
  91. Finding Nemo (2003) - Not seen
  92. Donnie Darko (2001) - Not seen
  93. General, The (1927) - Not seen
  94. City Lights (1931) - Not seen
  95. Princess Bride, The (1987) - Finished It
  96. Toy Story 2 (1999) - Not seen
  97. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) - Finished It
  98. Great Dictator, The (1940) - Finished It
  99. Sjunde inseglet, Det (1957) - Finished It
  100. Lola rennt (1998) - Finished It

Finished 70, Started (but not finished) 2. Yes, I know that I've not seen any Scorsese...

Following nannyo's post, I thought I'd try and list my top ten. There are quite a few films from my personal top ten that don't appear in the IMDB meme, so in no particular order:

Funny Bones
A delight - much underrated British screwball comedy, with several seemingly unrelated plots that only gel after the first half hour. Jerry Lewis, Lee Evans and a cross-dressing Oliver Reed.
What's Up, Doc?
Continuing the screwball comedy theme - snappy script, beat-perfect slapstick and some lovely turns from Streisand, O'Neil and Kahn (The Palm Beach Story is a runner-up for my favourite screwball comedy, but doesn't make the top ten).
If....
Lindsay Anderson's finest film, with revolution in an English public school and Malcolm McDowell. Unavailable on DVD, which is a crime.
All the President's Men
Watergate docudrama starring Redford and Hoffman - gripping, even though the ending is known.
Exotica
A haunting Atom Egoyan film that I've seen exactly once.
Sleeper
Woody Allen stars as an unlikely Buck Rogers (plus the orgasmatron and the president's nose).

Appearing in the IMDB meme were: Dr Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Third Man, and Cidade de Deus/City of God.

Of course, this is this month's list; I tend to waver quite a lot on some of these films, so my top ten at any other time may vary by as much as 30% from this list. In addition, I've not listed any of my favourite short films, but that's fodder for a future post.

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If... is very possibly my favourite film (either that or The Draughtsman's Contract), which I consistently have made people watch... and they all enjoyed it, which was a bit odd, as when I'd described it they'd all thought they'd hate it!
Sleeper is also very good :-)
And I've *still* never seen exotica, despite meaning to ever since it was released...

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