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On ‎7‎/‎6‎/‎2018 at 6:08 AM, Bogie56 said:

My top films of 1950 (88 seen):

1.  Sunset Blvd.

2.  All About Eve

3.  The Asphalt Jungle

4.  Winchester '73

5.  King Solomon's Mines

6.  Panic In the Streets

7.  Rashomon

8.  Born Yesterday

9.  Harvey

10. The Gunfighter

Runner Ups: Three Came Home, Los Olvidados, Father of the Bride, Treasure Island, Variety Lights, La Ronde, Night and the City, The Clouded Yellow, Gun Crazy, Cinderella, So Long at the Fair, The Breaking Point, Chronicle of a Love, State Secret

I don't care what HOLLYWOOD & a ton of critics say I will always rate SUNSET BLVD over 6 time sweeper *ALL ABOUT EVER

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On ‎6‎/‎22‎/‎2018 at 10:27 PM, LawrenceA said:

Top Ten Favorite Movies of 1948      (110 titles seen)

  1. The Red Shoes
  2. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  3. Bicycle Thieves
  4. Red River
  5. Key Largo
  6. Drunken Angel
  7. They Live By Night
  8. The Fallen Idol
  9. Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein
  10. Fort Apache

Runner-ups: Raw DealGermany Year ZeroBrighton RockJohnny BelindaPortrait of Jennie

 

Ten Worst Movies of 1948

  1. Test Tube Babies
  2. Forbidden Women
  3. Things Happen at Night
  4. Who Killed Doc Robbin?
  5. Because of Eve
  6. Street Corner
  7. The Babe Ruth Story
  8. Casbah
  9. Here Comes Trouble
  10. The Kissing Bandit

 

Top Ten Box Office of 1948

  1. The Red Shoes
  2. The Three Musketeers
  3. Red River
  4. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  5. When My Baby Smiles at Me
  6. Easter Parade
  7. Johnny Belinda
  8. The Snake Pit
  9. Joan of Arc
  10. Adventures of Don Juan

 

I've always been thought though SIERRA MADRE wasn't a big $hit$ for '48? & that his KEY LARGO did better with his fans.  Theoery has always been by then his fans didn't want to see *BOGEY as somewhat as a villain-(HIS FINEST HR OF PURE ACTING!)

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On ‎6‎/‎30‎/‎2018 at 6:58 AM, Bogie56 said:

My top films of 1949 (89 seen):

1.  The Third Man

2.  Twelve O'Clock High

3.  All the King's Men

4.  The Heiress

5.  Kind Hearts and Coronets

6.  Champion

7.  A Letter to Three Wives

8.  Whiskey Galore

9.  The Set-Up

10. Sands of Iwo Jima

Runner Ups:  White Heat, Adam's Rib, Home of the Brave, The Man on the Eiffel Tower, The Passionate Friends, Madame Bovary, Jour de Fete, Prince of Foxes, Mighty Joe Young, Ma and Pa Kettle, The Quiet One, Abbott and Costello meet the Killer, Battleground, Passport to Pimlico, The Small Back Room, The Inspector General, The Reckless Moment, Pinky

WE SPLIT ON SANDS... & SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON-(he said to his end Capt Nathan Brittles) was the role he deserved his very first shot at Best Actor, but it's a Western  GO-FIGRE

 

& 100% ON THE THIRD MAN!!! & *Orson was ripped-off for a s. actor shot as Harry Lime

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Just now, spence said:

WE SPLIT ON SANDS... & SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON-(he said to his end Capt Nathan Brittles) was the role he deserved his very first shot at Best Actor, but it's a Western  GO-FIGRE

 

& 100% ON THE THIRD MAN!!! & *Orson was ripped-off for a s. actor shot as Harry Lime

& KUDOS ONCE AGAIN FOR INCLUDING CODY JARRETT!

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Top Ten Favorite Movies of 1951      (119 titles seen)

  1. The Thing from Another World
  2. The Day the Earth Stood Still
  3. Strangers on a Train
  4. Detective Story
  5. A Place in the Sun
  6. A Streetcar Named Desire
  7. Ace in the Hole
  8. The African Queen
  9. When Worlds Collide
  10. Decision Before Dawn

Runner-ups: Diary of a Country PriestCome Fill the CupBright VictoryA Christmas CarolThe Idiot

Ten Worst Movies of 1951

  1. Ding Dong
  2. Bride of the Gorilla
  3. Unknown World
  4. Home Town Story
  5. Birthright
  6. Wild Women
  7. Drums in the Deep South
  8. Flight to Mars
  9. My Outlaw Brother
  10. Mr. Imperium

Top Ten Box Office of 1951

  1. Quo Vadis
  2. Alice in Wonderland
  3. Show Boat
  4. A Streetcar Named Desire
  5. David and Bathsheba
  6. An American in Paris
  7. The African Queen
  8. A Place in the Sun
  9. Strangers on a Train
  10. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

 

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My top films of 1951 (91 seen):

1.  A Christmas Carol/Scrooge

2.  The African Queen

3.  The Day the Earth Stood Still

4.  Outcast of the Islands

5.  Strangers on a Train

6.  The Magic Box

7.  Decision Before Dawn

8.  A Streetcar Named Desire

9.  Alice In Wonderland

10.  Bright Victory

Runner Ups: The Red Badge of Courage, The Browning Version, Ace In the Hole, Detective Story, An American In Paris, Cry the Beloved Country, The Lavender Hill Mob, The Thing From Another World, Death of a Salesman, Quo Vadis, The Desert Fox, Miracle In Milan, Diary of a Country Priest, Rawhide, Fixed Bayonets, Tom Brown's Schooldays, Knock, The 13th Letter, The Lost One

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1951 favorites:

A Place in the Sun
Strangers on a Train
The Lavender Hill Mob
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Ace in the Hole
Another Man's Poison
The Man in the White Suit
Kind Lady
The Lemon Drop Kid
(which I watch every Christmas eve)
The Model and the Marriage Broker

also like: Payment on Demand, An American in Paris, People Will Talk, The Magic Box, Royal Wedding, The Browning Version

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1. The African Queen

2. Strangers on a Train

3. An American in Paris

4. A Streetcar Named Desire

5. On Dangerous Ground

6. Show Boat

7. Scrooge

8. The Browning Version

9. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

10. The Mating Season 

Runners-up: The Model and the Marriage Broker, A Place in the Sun, Alice in Wonderland, On Moonlight Bay, Callaway Went Thataway, Royal Wedding, The Great Caruso, His Kind of Woman

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1 hour ago, CinemaInternational said:

1. The African Queen

2. Strangers on a Train

3. An American in Paris

4. A Streetcar Named Desire

5. On Dangerous Ground

6. Show Boat

7. Scrooge

8. The Browning Version

9. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

10. The Mating Season 

Runners-up: The Model and the Marriage Broker, A Place in the Sun, Alice in Wonderland, On Moonlight Bay, Callaway Went Thataway, Royal Wedding, The Great Caruso, His Kind of Woman

What about A PLACE IN THE SUN? & *B. Herrmann's superb score for ON DANGEROUS GROUND was reportedly his personal fav.

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Top Ten Favorite Movies of 1952       (89 titles seen)

  1. Ikiru
  2. Umberto D.
  3. Othello
  4. High Noon
  5. Five Fingers
  6. The Quiet Man
  7. Singin' in the Rain
  8. Moulin Rouge
  9. Viva Zapata!
  10. The Narrow Margin

Runner-ups: Don't Bother to KnockBend of the RiverForbidden Games

Ten Worst Movies of 1952

  1. Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla
  2. Chained for Life
  3. Vampire Over London
  4. Invasion U.S.A.
  5. Big Jim McLain
  6. Bloodhounds of Broadway
  7. Affair in Monte Carlo
  8. Jack and the Beanstalk
  9. Red Planet Mars
  10. Kangaroo

Top Ten Box Office of 1952

  1. The Greatest Show on Earth
  2. The Bad and the Beautiful
  3. The Snows of Kilimanjaro
  4. Ivanhoe
  5. Singin' in the Rain
  6. Sailor Beware
  7. Moulin Rouge
  8. Hans Christian Andersen
  9. Affair in Trinidad
  10. Monkey Business

 

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My top films of 1952 (89 seen):

1.  The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

2.  The Quiet Man

3.  High Noon

4.  Singin' In the Rain

5.  Umberto D

6.  Casque d'Or

7.  The Narrow Margin

8.  Ikuru

9.  Moulin Rouge

10.  Pat and Mike

Runner Ups: Limelight, The White Sheik, Forbidden Games, Breaking the Sound Barrier, The Bad and the Beautiful, Carrie, The Importance of Being Earnest, 5 Fingers, The Lusty Men, Bend of the River, Life of Oharu, My Cousin Rachel, Come Back Little Sheba, The Golden Coach, The Prisoner of Zenda, The Overcoat, The Card, Park Row

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1952 favorites--


Singin' in the Rain
Come Back Little Sheba
My Cousin Rachel
Sudden Fear
The Happy Family (Mr. Lord Says No)
The Bad and the Beautiful
The Member of the Wedding
Pat and Mike
Carrie
Scandal Sheet

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1952

1. Singin' in the Rain (An All-Time Favorite)

2. High Noon

3. The Narrow Margin

4. Limelight

5. The Happy Time

6. Carrie

7. The Importance of Being Earnest

8. Pat and Mike

9. Moulin Rouge

10. The Bad and the Beautiful

Runners-up: The Quiet Man, Monkey Business, The Lusty Men, Room for One More, Dreamboat, Ivanhoe, Scaramouche, The Greatest Show on Earth, O Henry's Full House, Million Dollar Mermaid, The Greatest Show on Earth

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Top Ten Favorite Movies of 1953        (125 titles seen)

  1. The Wages of Fear
  2. Tokyo Story
  3. The Big Heat
  4. From Here to Eternity
  5. The War of the Worlds
  6. Julius Caesar
  7. Shane
  8. Stalag 17
  9. Pickup on South Street
  10. House of Wax

Runner-ups: Summer with MonikaSawdust & TinselUgetsu

 

Ten Worst Movies of 1953

  1. Mesa of Lost Women
  2. Robot Monster
  3. Bad for Each Other
  4. Peek a Boo
  5. The Twonky
  6. Cat-Women of the Moon
  7. Glen or Glenda
  8. Phantom from Space
  9. Project Moon Base
  10. The Neanderthal Man

 

Top Ten Box Office of 1953

  1. The Robe
  2. From Here to Eternity
  3. Shane
  4. How to Marry a Millionaire
  5. Peter Pan
  6. Hans Christian Andersen
  7. House of Wax
  8. Mogambo
  9. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  10. Roman Holiday

 

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My top films of 1953 (99 seen):

1.  The Wages of Fear

2.  The Earrings of Madame De ...

3.  From Here to Eternity

4.  Stalag 17

5.  Roman Holiday

6.  El

7.  War of the Worlds

8.  The Kidnappers

9.  Shane

10.  Gate of Hell

Runner Ups:  Man on a Tightrope, The Cruel Sea, Julius Caesar, Tokyo Story, Titanic, I Vitelloni, The Desert Rats, Therese Raquin, Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Summer With Monika, Beat the Devil, Glen or Glenda, The Big Heat, Pickup on South Street, La Signora Senza Camillias, Terminal Station, Mogambo, The Man Between, The Actress, Niagra, Hondo, The Band Wagon, I Confess, The Naked Spur, Genevieve, Bread Love and Dreams, The Titfield Thunderbolt, The Great Adventure

I know it is a big list this year but my criteria is would I recommend these films to people to see.

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3 minutes ago, Bogie56 said:

 

I know it is a big list this year but my criteria is would I recommend these films to people to see.

There are four movies on my Worst list that I would recommend people see.

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8 minutes ago, LawrenceA said:

There are four movies on my Worst list that I would recommend people see.

Sure, if you know the person.  You and I could trade worst films that we both would probably find enjoyable.  That said Glen or Glenda is on my BEST list!  That doesn't happen very often.

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3 minutes ago, Bogie56 said:

Sure, if you know the person.  You and I could trade worst films that we both would probably find enjoyable.  That said Glen or Glenda is on my BEST list!  That doesn't happen very often.

Yeah, that's one of the four I'd recommend, along with Mesa of Lost WomenRobot Monster, and Cat-Women of the Moon. A lot of laughs in there.

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1953 favorites

The War of the Worlds
Roman Holiday
How to Marry a Millionaire
Wages of Fear
House of Wax
The Band Wagon
Calamity Jane
Call Me Madam
Monsieur Hulot's Holiday 
The Blue Gardenia 
The Actress 

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1953

1. Lili

2. Roman Holiday

3. So Big

4. The Band Wagon

5. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

6. Genevieve

7. I Confess

8. Niagara

9. The Blue Gardinia

10. Bright Road

Honorary Mentions (no order): Pickup on South Street, The Actress, The Cruel Sea, Never Let Me Go, Calamity Jane, Scandal at Scourie, Torch Song, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, The Affairs of Dobie Gillis, Julius Caesar, The Earrings of Madame De..., How to Marry a Millionaire, Indiscretion of an American Wife, The Beggers Opera, Dangerous When Wet, From Here to Eternity, Peter Pan, Kiss Me Kate, Small Town Girl

Pretty good year for light comedies. Definitely one of my more lighthearted -leaning years. 1954 will be back to dramas.

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Top Ten Favorite Movies of 1954      (105 titles seen)

  1. Seven Samurai
  2. On the Waterfront
  3. Samurai 1: Musashi Miyamoto
  4. Creature from the Black Lagoon
  5. Godzilla
  6. Them!
  7. La Strada
  8. Rear Window
  9. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  10. The Caine Mutiny

Runner-ups: Sound of the Mountain

 

Ten Worst Movies of 1954

  1. The Snow Creature
  2. Dream Follies
  3. The Island Monster
  4. Merry Maids of the Gay Way
  5. Jesse James' Women
  6. Sabaka
  7. Jail Bait
  8. Monster from the Ocean Floor
  9. Killers from Space
  10. The White Orchid

 

Top Ten Box Office of 1954

  1. Rear Window
  2. White Christmas
  3. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  4. Demetrius and the Gladiators
  5. The Caine Mutiny
  6. Vera Cruz
  7. Carmen Jones
  8. The Country Girl
  9. The Barefoot Contessa
  10. A Star Is Born

 

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1954 favorites--

Rear Window
Dial M For Murder
It Should Happen to You
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Executive Suite
Hobson's Choice
Doctor in the House
About Mrs. Leslie
Woman's World
An Inspector Calls

 

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1954

1. Magnificent Obsession

2. Dial M for Murder

3. The Country Girl

4. A Star is Born

5. Rear Window

6. Sabrina

7. On the Waterfront

8. Woman's World

9. Her Twelve Men

10. About Mrs. Leslie

HMs: The Glenn Miller Story, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Executive Suite, Black Widow, Broken Lance, The Barefoot Contessa, Forever Female, It Should Happen to You, Three Coins in the Fountain, There's No Business Like Show Business, Brigadoon, Susan Slept Here, Mad About Men, Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

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My top films of 1954 (93 seen):

1.  On the Waterfront

2.  Seven Samurai

3.  La Strada

4.  Rear Window

5.  Salt of the Earth

6.  Dial M For Murder

7.  Touchi Pas Au Grisbi

8.  The Crucified Lovers

9.  The Caine Mutiny

10. Romeo and Juliet

Runner Ups: Sabrina, Broken Lance, The Dam Busters, Riot In Cell Block 11, The Belles of St. Trinian's, Hobson's Choice, Voyage In Italy, Sansho the Bailiff, Senso, Father Brown, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, The Gold of Naples

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Top Ten Favorite Movies of 1955        (124 titles seen)

  1. The Night of the Hunter
  2. Kiss Me Deadly
  3. Bad Day at Black Rock
  4. Ordet
  5. Pather Panchali
  6. The Phenix City Story
  7. Mister Roberts
  8. To Catch a Thief
  9. The Man with the Golden Arm
  10. The Ladykillers

Runner-Ups: RififiSmiles of a Summer Night, Richard IIIThe Court JesterLady and the TrampSamurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

 

Ten Worst Movies of 1955

  1. The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues
  2. The Beast with a Million Eyes
  3. Bride of the Monster
  4. Gang Busters
  5. Kentucky Rifle
  6. Teaserama
  7. Creature with the Atom Brain
  8. Abbott & Costello Meet the Keystone Kops
  9. Francis in the Navy
  10. Sincerely Yours

 

Top Ten Box-Office of 1955

  1. Cinerama Holiday
  2. Mister Roberts
  3. Battle Cry
  4. Oklahoma!
  5. Guys and Dolls
  6. The Country Girl
  7. Lady and the Tramp
  8. Picnic
  9. Not as a Stranger
  10. Strategic Air Command

 

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