Film Snob’s Top Flicks

Best Movies:

1. Good Will Hunting

2. Life is Beautiful

3. The Lord of the Rings (combined)

4. Annie Hall

5. The Shawshank Redmeption

6. The Godfather

7. Cool Hand Luke

8. The Lives of Others

9. Forrest Gump

10. Bull Durham

11. Lawrence of Arabia

12. Citizen Kane

13. American History X

14. It’s a Wonderful Life

15. Cinderella Man

Best Foreign Movies:

1. Life is Beautiful

2. The Lives of Others

3. Vitus

4. The Girl on the Bridge

5. The Diving Bell & the Butterfly

6. Hero

7. Open Your Eyes

8. Bella

9. The Bicycle Theif

10. Paris Je T’aime

11. Run Lola Run!

12. The Kite Runner

13. Amelie

14. Pan’s Labrynth

15. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

Best Verisimilitude Movies:

1. Good Will Hunting

2. What Dreams May Come

3. Away From Her

4. Conversations with Other Women

5. Annie Hall

6. Angels in America

7. To Kill a Mockingbird

8. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

9. Once

10. Vitus

11. Venus

12. The Straight Story

13. Deconstructing Harry

14. City Slickers

15. 25th Hour

Greatest Beginnings:

1. Manhattan

2. Into the Wild

3. Bull Durham

4. The Godfather

5. The Jerk

Greatest Endings:

1. Citizen Kane

2. The Usual Suspects

3. It’s a Wonderful Life

4. Saving Private Ryan

5. Goodwill Hunting

6. Life is Beautiful

7. The Lives of Others

8. American History X

9. The Sixth Sense

10. Primal Fear

11. 25th Hour

12. Runaway Jury

13. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

14. V for Vendetta

15. The Road to Perdition

Greatest Movie Quotes:

1. “I gotta see about a girl”-Good Will Hunting

2. “He’s a natural born world shaker”—Cool Hand Luke

3. “Yes, they deserved to die and I hope they burn in hell!”-A Time to Kill

4. “I know it was you Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart!”-The Godfather II

5. “Why you crazy? The fall will probably kill you!”-Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

6. “An entire world at war and I’m not a part of it?! God will not allow this to happen! I am going to be allowed to fulfill my destiny! His will be done.”-Patton

7. “I see great things in baseball. It’s our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us”-Bull Durham

8. “Get busy living or get busy dying”-Shawshank Redemption

9. “Oh, this is the best pizza in a cup ever. This guy is unbelievable. He ran the old Cup ‘o Pizza guy out of business.”-The Jerk

10. “Gentlemen-you can’t fight in here! This is the War Room!”-Dr. Strangelove

11. “I love the smell of napalm in the morning”-Apocalypse Now

12. “A relationship, I think, is like a shark. You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.”-Annie Hall

13. “You are the reason I am. You are all my reasons.–A Beautiful Mind

14. “Well, nobody’s perfect!”-Some Like it Hot

15. “The Third World is not a world apart… and the witness you will hear today speaks on its behalf. Let us hear the voice of that world. Let us learn from that voice… and let us ignore it no more.”—Blood Diamond


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