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Do you have a bucket list of movies to see?


Perhaps the idea has merit. The Yahoo! Movies staff has published a list of “100 Movies to See Before You Die.”

Based on the Yahoo! Movies list, I have some serious movie-watching to do. But it also seems I have seen more than my share of classic films.

Here are the flicks I have seen (so far) on their list.
  • 12 Angry Men (1957)
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • The African Queen (1952)
  • All About Eve (1950)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • Apocalypse Now (1979)
  • Blade Runner (1982)
  • Blazing Saddles (1974)
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  • Breathless (1960)
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Chinatown (1974)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
  • Die Hard (1988)
  • Do the Right Thing (1989)
  • Dr. Strangelove (1964)
  • Duck Soup (1933)
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  • Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • The Exorcist (1973)
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
  • The French Connection (1971)
  • The Godfather (1972)
  • The Godfather, Part II (1974)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1968)
  • Goodfellas (1990)
  • The Graduate (1967)
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
  • A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
  • It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • King Kong (1933)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • The Lord of the Rings (2001)
  • M*A*S*H (1970)
  • The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  • The Matrix (1999)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  • National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)
  • Network (1976)
  • On the Waterfront (1954)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  • Princess Mononoke (1999)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • Raging Bull (1980)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Rear Window (1954)
  • Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  • Rocky (1976)
  • Roman Holiday (1953)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Schindler’s List (1993)
  • The Searchers (1956)
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  • Some Like It Hot (1959)
  • The Sound of Music (1965)
  • Star Wars (1977)
  • Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  • Toy Story (1995)
  • The Usual Suspects (1995)
  • Vertigo (1958)
  • When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
And here are the films I have not yet seen from the Yahoo roster.
  • 400 Blows (1959)
  • 8 1/2 (1963)
  • Alien (1979)
  • The Battle of Algiers (1967)
  • The Bicycle Thief (1948)
  • Blow Up (1966)
  • Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  • Double Indemnity (1944)
  • Grand Illusion (1938)
  • In the Mood for Love (2001)
  • It Happened One Night (1934)
  • The Lady Eve (1941)
  • M (1931)
  • Modern Times (1936)
  • Nosferatu (1922)
  • Paths of Glory (1958)
  • Raise the Red Lantern (1992)
  • Rashomon (1951)
  • Seven Samurai (1954)
  • The Third Man (1949)
  • This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
  • Wings of Desire (1988)
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
  • The World of Apu (1959)
 What? No Ishtar?

What happened to The Princess Bride?

How many of these 100 movies have you seen?

Do you agree with the Yahoo! list? What must-see movies did their editors miss? Which of these movies do you think should be skipped? Why?


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1 comment:

  1. I am trying to watch all of the Oscar winning movies & it actually has been quite painful. Tried to watch Dances with Wolves last night...zzzz. But, it's on my Bucket List & I'm determined! Good luck to you.

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