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What is the Best Movie From Each Year???


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Here's my list:



1928-The Passion of Joan of Arc

1929-Man with a movie Camera

1930-L?age d'Or



1933-Duck Soup

1934-The Thin Man

1935-A Night at the Opera

1936-After the Thin Man

1937-Grand Illusion

1938-Bringing up Baby

1939-The Wizard of Oz

1940-His Girl Friday

1941-Citizen Kane

1942-The Magnificient Ambersons


1944-Ivan the Terrible, Part One

1945-Children of Paradise

1946-It's a Wonderful Life (IVAN THE TERRIBLE PART TWO, was made in 1946, but not released until 1958.)

1947-Black Narcissus


1949-Late Spring

1950-Sunset Boulevard

1951-Alice in Wonderland

1952-Singin' in the Rain

1953-The wages of Fear

1954-The Seven Samurai


1956-A Man Escaped

1957-12 Angry Men


1959-North by Northwest


1961-Last year in Marienbad

1962-Lawrence of Arabia

1963-The Leopard

1964-A Hard Day?s Night


1966-A Man for All Seasons(ANDREI RUBLEV was made in 1966 but not released until 1969 [in France], 1971 [in the Soviet Union] and 1973 [the United States].)

1967-Two for the Road

1968-Yellow Submarine

1969-The Wild Bunch

1970-The Confession

1971-The Sorrow and the Pity

1972-The Godfather

1973-Cries and Whispers

1974-Murder on the Orient Express

1975-Barry Lyndon

1976-All the President?s Men

1977-Annie Hall

1978-Death on the Nile

1979-Apocalypse Now


1981-Raiders of the Lost Ark

1982-Pink Floyd: The Wall

1983-Fanny and Alexander




1987-Angel Heart

1988-A Fish Called Wanda

1989-Henry V

1990-C'est la Vie


1992-Bram Stoker?s Dracula

1993-Schindler?s List

1994-Pulp Fiction

1995-Richard III


1997-L.A. Confidential

1998-Saving Private Ryan

1999-Time Regained

2000-Requiem for a Dream

2001-The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring*

2002-The Pianist

2003-The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2004-A Very Long Engagment

2005-Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

2006-Children of Man

2007-Away From Her

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1888 Roundhay Garden Scene

1889 Leisurely Pedestrians


1890 Monkeyshines 1-3

1891 Dickson Greeting

1892 Emile Reynaud's Pauvre Parrot

1893 Blacksmithing Scene

1894 Dickson Experimental Sound Film

1895 Arrival of a Train at Ciotat

1896 The Kiss

1897 Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

1898 Four Heads are Better than One

1899 Lumiere's Danse Serpentine


1900 Grandma's Reading Glass

1901 Demolishing and Building Up the Star Theatre

1902 A Trip to the Moon

1903 The Great Train Robbery

1904 Westinghouse Works

1905 Rescued by Rover

1906 Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend

1907 The Golden Beetle

1908 Fantasmagorie

1909 A Country Doctor


1910 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

1911 The Lonesdale Operator

1912 Musketeers of Pig Alley

1913 Traffic in Souls

1914 Cabiria

1915 The Birth of a Nation

1916 Intolerance

1917 The Immigrant

1918 Stella Maris

1919 Broken Blossoms


1920 Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

1921 The Kid

1922 Nosferatu

1923 Safety Last

1924 Sherlock Jr.

1925 The Big Parade

1926 The General

1927 Sunrise / The Jazz Singer

1928 The Crowd/The Singing Fool

1929 Pandora's Box/ The Love Parade


1930 Animal Crackers

1931 City Lights/ Public Enemy

1932 Trouble in Paradise

1933 Gold Diggers of 1933

1934 The Thin Man

1935 Top Hat

1936 Dodsworth

1937 Snow white and the Seven Dwarfs

1938 Robin Hood

1939 Gone with the Wind


1940 The Philadelphia Story

1941 Citizen Kane

1942 Yankee Doodle Dandee

1943 Casablanca

1944 Double Indemnity

1945 The Lost Weekend

1946 It's A Wonderful Life

1947 Out of the Past

1948 Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1949 The Third Man


1950 Sunset Boulevard

1951 The African Queen

1952 Singin' in the Rain

1953 From Here to Eternity

1954 Rear Window

1955 Mr. Roberts

1956 The Searchers

1957 Paths of Glory

1958 Vertigo

1959 Some Like it Hot


1960 Psycho

1961 West Side Story

1962 Lawrence of Arabia

1963 Hud

1964 Dr. Strangelove

1965 The Sound of Music

1966 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

1967 The Graduate

1968 2001: A Space oddysey

1969 Midnight Cowboy


1970 Patton

1971 A Clockwork Orange

1972 The Godfather

1973 American Graffiti

1974 Chinatown

1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1976 Taxi Driver

1977 Star Wars

1978 The Deer Hunter

1979 Apocalypse Now


1980 Raging Bull

1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark

1982 Blade Runner

1983 The Right Stuff

1984 Amadeus

1985 Back to the Future

1986 Platoon

1987 Raising Arizona

1988 Stand and Deliver

1989 Do the Right Thing


1990 Goodfellas

1991 Silence of the Lambs

1992 Unforgiven

1993 Schindler's List

1994 Forrest Gump

1995 Apollo 13

1996 Fargo

1997 L.A. Confidential

1998 Saving Private Ryan

1999 American Beauty


2000 Memento

2001 LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring

2002 LOTR: The Two Towers

2003 LOTR: Return of the King

2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2005 Brokeback Mountain

2006 Pan's Labyrinth

2007 No Country for Old Men

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this will take me forever & on top of that I cant recall all the dates of the movies.. and on top of that my tastes are a little different .. lets see..this will take time + editing time as well..here are a few to start with anyway

2007 - Transformers

2003 Lord of the Rings # 3

2002 Lord of the Rings # 2

2001 Lord of the Rings

1999 - the Sixth Sense

1986 The Fly

1985 Re-Animator

1984 The Terminator

1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark

1980 Superman 2

1979 Alien & Dawn of the Dead

1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1977 Star Wars

1976 The Omen

1975 Deep Red

1973 The Exorcist

1971 A Clockwork Orange

1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

1968 Night of the Living Dead

1963 The Birds

1959 North by Northwest

1960 Psycho & The Time Machine - will not pick just one, no sir

1954 Godzilla aka Gojira

1945 House of Frankenstein

1944 Double Indemnity

1943 Casablanca

1941 The Maltese Falcon

1939 Wizard of Oz

1933 King Kong

1931 Frankenstein

1930 The Bat Whispers


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I'm far from qualified to designate "the best", but here are my favorites:


1895: L'arrivee d'un train en Gare de la Ciotat

1902: Le voyage dans la lune

1903: The Great Train Robbery

1912: Musketeers of Pig Alley

1915: The Birth of a Nation

1916: Intolerance

1919: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari


1920: The Parson's Widow

1921: The Kid

1922: Foolish Wives

1923: The Three Ages

1924: Greed

1925: Battleship Potemkin

1926: Mother

1927: Sunrise

1928: La passion de Jeanne d'Arc (what a year, with "Un chien andalou" and "Queen Kelly")

1929: The Man with a Movie Camera


1930: L'age d'or

1931: M

1932: Love Me Tonight

1933: Duck Soup

1934: L'atalante

1935: Bride of Frankenstein

1936: Fury

1937: La grande illusion

1938: Bringing Up Baby

1939: The Wizard of Oz (apology to "Ninotchka")


1940: The Great Dictator

1941: Citizen Kane

1942: Cat People

1943: Day of Wrath

1944: Double Indemnity

1945: Open City

1946: La belle et la bete

1947: Woman on the Beach

1948: Letter from an Unknown Woman

1949: Gun Crazy


1950: Stars in My Crown

1951: The Steel Helmet

1952: Clash by Night

1953: Tokyo Story (also "Pickup on South Street" and "The Naked Spur")

1954: Rear Window

1955: The Night of the Hunter (also "Ordet" & "Rebel Without a Cause")

1956: A Man Escaped (arrgh! plus "The Searchers" & "The Killing")

1957: Forty Guns

1958: Touch of Evil

1959: Shadows


1960: Peeping Tom

1961: The Hustler

1962: The Manchurian Candidate

1963: Shock Corridor

1964: Dr. Strangelove, or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1965: (tie) Dr. Zhivago / Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

1966: Au hasard Balthasur

1967: (tie) Bonnie and Clyde / Mouchette

1968: Once Upon a Time in the West

1969: The Conformist (apology to "Midnight Cowboy")


1970: Husbands

1971: Wanda

1972: The Godfather

1973: F for Fake

1974: The Conversation

1975: Dog Day Afternoon

1976: Taxi Driver

1977: Killer of Sheep

1978: The Deer Hunter

1979: All That Jazz


1980: Raging Bull

1981: Fast Times at Ridgemont High

1982: Diner

1983: The King of Comedy

1984: Love Streams

1985: Ran

1986: Down by Law

1987: Damnation

1988: Bird

1989: Do the Right Thing


1990: Edward Scissorhands

1991: My Own Private Idaho

1992: Reservoir Dogs

1993: Groundhog Day

1994: Hoop Dreams

1995: Dead Man

1996: Fargo

1997: The Ice Storm

1998: Buffalo 66

1999: Eyes Wide Shut


2000: The Hole

2001: A.I.: Artificial Intelligence

2002: Gangs of New York

2003: Mystic River

2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2005: Batman Begins

2006: Pan's Labyrinth

2007: The Darjeeling Limited

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1929-The Cocoanuts

1930-Little Caeser

1931-The Public Enemy

1932-I am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang

1933-Duck Soup

1934-It Happend One Night

1935-David Copperfield

1936-My Man Godfrey

1937-Stella Dallas

1938-Angels With Dirty Faces

1939-The Women

1940-City For Conquest

1941-The Lady Eve

1942-Sullivan's Travels

1943-So Proudly We Hail

1944-Double Indemnity

1945-Leave Her To Heaven

1946-It's a Wonderful Life

1947-MIracle on 34th Street

1948-Key Largo

1949-White Heat

1950-All About Eve-1950

1951-Strangers on a Train

1952-Singin' in the Rain

1953-How To Marry a Millionaire

1954-Rear Window

1955-Love Me or Leave Me

1956-The Court Jester

1957-Peyton Place


1959-Imitation of Life

1960-The Apartment

1961-The Hustler

1962-The Music Man

1963-Bye Bye Birdie!

1964-My Fair Lady


1966-A Man For All Seasons

1967-Bonnie and Clyde

1968-The Producers

1969-Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid


1971-The Last Picture Show

1972-The Godfather

1973-Paper Moon

1974-Young Frankenstien

1975-One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest


1977-Annie Hall

1978-The Deer Hunter


1980-Raging Bull

1981-Raiders of the Lost Ark


1983-Terms of Endearment

1984-All of Me

1985-The Color Purple

1986-Hannah and Her Sisters


1988-Midnight Run

1989-When Harry Met Sally


1991-Defending Your Life

1992-A Few Good Men

1993-Schlindler's List

1994-Forrest Gump



1997-As Good as it Gets

1998-There's Something About Mary

1999-American Beauty

2000-Judy Berlin

2001-Moulin' Rogue


2003-Love Actually

2004-The Aviator

2005-Mtach Point

2006-Little Miss Sunshine

2007-Knocked Up


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1924-He Who Gets Slapped

1925-The Big Parade

1926-Don Juan


1928-The Crowd

1929-The Love Parade

1930-All Quiet On the Western Front


1932-Love Me Tonight

1933-Queen Christina

1934-The Bride of Frankenstein

1935-Top Hat

1936-Modern Times

1937-The Good Earth

1938-The Adventures of Robin Hood

1939-Gone With the Wind

1940-The Grapes of Wrath

1941-Citizen Kane

1942-The Magnificent Ambersons

1943-The Human Comedy

1944-Meet Me In St. Louis

1945-Mildred Pierce


1947-Odd Man Out

1948-The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1949-The Third Man

1950-Sunset Boulevard

1951-A Streetcar Named Desire

1952-The Quiet Man

1953-Julius Caesar

1954-On the Waterfront

1955-The Night of the Hunter

1956-The Searchers

1957-The Seventh Seal


1959-Some Like It Hot

1960-The Apartment

1961-Judgement at Nuremberg

1962-The Manchurian Candidate


1964-Dr. Strangelove

1965-Dr. Zhivago

1966-The Battle of Algiers

1967-Bonnie and Clyde

1968-2001: A Space Odyssey

1969-Medium Cool

1970-Five Easy Pieces

1971-The Garden of the Fitzi-Continis

1972-The Godfather



1975-Three Days of the Condor


1977-Annie Hall

1978-The Deer Hunter

1979-Being There

1980-Raging Bull

1981-Being There



1984-The Killing Fields

1985-Kiss of the Spider Woman

1986-A Room With a View

1987-Prick Up Your Ears

1988-Babette's Feast

1989-Drugstore Cowboy


1991-Barton Fink


1993-Remains of the Day

1994-Ed Wood



1997-Grosse Pointe Blank

1998-American History X

1999-American Beauty

2000-Requiem for a Dream

2001-Monster's Ball

2002-The Hours

2003-Mystic River

2004-Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind


2006-The Illusionist

2007-A Mighty Heart

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