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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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