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Film pop quiz, hotshot…

Film pop quiz, hotshot…

I’ve been tagged by Jan to do this follow up to the 100 books meme, using the Channel 4 list of top 100 films (which is probably a bit more realistic than the AFI one).

100. DO THE RIGHT THING (1989)
99. SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING (1960)
98. THE TERMINATOR (1984) X
97. THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1935)
96. BELLE DE JOUR (1967)
95. MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE (1985)
94. EASY RIDER (1969) X
93. HENRY V (1944) (Laurence Olivier)
92. WAY OUT WEST (1937) (Laurel & Hardy)
91. A HARD DAY’S NIGHT (1964)
90. THE GENERAL (1926) (Buster Keaton)
89. THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951)
88. BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN (1925)
87. ICE COLD IN ALEX (1958)
86. BREATHLESS (A BOUT DE SOUFFLE) (1960)
85. ENTER THE DRAGON (1973) X
84. THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (1938)
83. SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977) X
82. HIGH NOON (1952)
81. THE GOLD RUSH (1925) (Charlie Chaplin)
80. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937) X
79. GOLDFINGER (1964) X
78. CABARET (1972)
77. THREE COLOURS: BLUE (1993), THREE COLOURS: WHITE (1993), THREE COLOURS: RED (1994)
76. THE PRODUCERS (1968)
75. TOP HAT (1935)
74. THE FRENCH CONNECTION (1971)
73. M*A*S*H (1970)
72. BRIEF ENCOUNTER (1945)
71. DON’T LOOK NOW (1973)
70. THE SEVENTH SEAL (1957)
69. THE SEARCHERS (1956)
68. GET CARTER (1971) X
67. KING KONG (1933)
66. BONNIE AND CLYDE (1967)
65. METROPOLIS (1927) X
64. SPARTACUS (1960)
63. LA DOLCE VITA (1960)
62. BLUE VELVET (1986)
61. SECRETS & LIES (1995)
60. BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
59. A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (1946)
58. THE SEVEN SAMURAI (1954)
57. REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955)
56. DR STRANGELOVE, OR: (1963)
55. JEAN DE FLORETTE (1986), MANON DES SOURCES (1986)
54. TITANIC (1998) X
53. THE JUNGLE BOOK (1967)
52. SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
51. THE ITALIAN JOB (1969) X
50. ANNIE HALL (1977) X
49. THE EXORCIST (1973) X (scared the crap out of me!)
48. CHINATOWN (1974)
47. KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS (1949)
46. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966)
45. DELIVERANCE (1972)
44. FITZCARRALDO (1982)
43. THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965) X
42. FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL (1994) X
41. THE THIRD MAN (1949)
40. TOY STORY (1995) X
39. THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963) X
38. WITHNAIL & I (1987) X
37. THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1990) X
36. ALIEN (1979) X
35. THE GRADUATE (1967) X
34. THE FULL MONTY (1997) X
33. TRAINSPOTTING (1996)
32. GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
31. FARGO (1996) X (wish I hadn’t. One of the blandest films ever)
30. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
29. VERTIGO (1958) X (can’t remember anything about it though!)
28. KES (1969)
27. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) X
26. THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) X
25. LA CONFIDENTIAL (1997) X
24. SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1952)
23. LIFE OF BRIAN (1979) X
22. TAXI DRIVER (1976) X
21. ET: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982) X
20. RAGING BULL (1980)
19. CITIZEN KANE (1941) X
18. CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (2000) X (worst kung-fu film. Evah.)
17. THE USUAL SUSPECTS (1995) X
16. CASABLANCA (1942)
15. THE MATRIX (1999) X
14. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (1975)
13. APOCALYPSE NOW (1979) X
12. JAWS (1975)
11. PSYCHO (1960)
10. GOODFELLAS (1990)
9. SCHINDLER’S LIST (1993) X
8. BLADE RUNNER (1982) X
7. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946) X
6. GLADIATOR (2000) X (over-rated)
5. SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
4. PULP FICTION (1994) X
3. THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (1994) X
2. THE GODFATHER (1972), THE GODFATHER PART II (1974)
1. STAR WARS (1977), STAR WARS EPISODE V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980) X

42 out of 100. Not bad, but not good for someone who has every issue of Empire magazine

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