Category: top 100 movies

Top 100 Movies 5

Top 100 Movies

1. CITIZEN KANE 2. THE GODFATHER 3. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 4. APOCALYPSE NOW 5. DR. STRANGELOVE or: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB 6. CASABLANCA 7. VERTIGO 8. PULP FICTION 9. THE GODFATHER PART II...

1. Citizen Kane (1941) 0

1. Citizen Kane (1941)

directed by Orson Welles It’s no surprise to anybody that Orson Welles’ cinematic masterpiece would take the top spot on this list. Citizen Kane has long been considered the best movie ever made, to the point that it is almost...

2. The Godfather (1972) 0

2. The Godfather (1972)

directed by Francis Ford Coppola Perhaps there is such a thing as being too loyal to your family. If you’re not careful, you’ll start to champion family loyalty above all else; including civility. As Francis Ford Coppola pitched, The Godfather...

3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1969) 1

3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1969)

directed by Stanley Kubrick You have to wonder if Stanley Kubrick truly sympathized with HAL. He made a career out of taking cold and clinical looks at human beings and their nature and, in the end, he probably understood people...

4. Apocalypse Now (1979) 0

4. Apocalypse Now (1979)

directed by Francis Ford Coppola The strange thing about war is that, even when you’re doing everything right, you’re still doing something inherently wrong. Faced with this absurd truth, an Army Colonel goes insane. The Army gets worried, so they...

5. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) 0

5. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

directed by Stanley Kubrick It takes a special kind of mind to look at the possibility of nuclear holocaust and see comedic potential. Stanley Kubrick’s attempt to make a serious film about the Cold War led him down an absurd...

6. Casablanca (1942) 0

6. Casablanca (1942)

directed by Michael Curtiz One of the few films that can truly be considered perfect. Casablanca took an exotic location, a complex love triangle, and international intrigue, and put them all together to form a complicated story about self sacrifice...

7. Vertigo (1958) 0

7. Vertigo (1958)

directed by Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock may be a beloved figure in cinematic history, the entertaining plump man who playfully inserted himself into all his films. But to do what he did, he would have had to be an obsessive...

8. Pulp Fiction (1994) 0

8. Pulp Fiction (1994)

directed by Quentin Tarantino The Scorseses and the Spielbergs were the first generation of successful filmmakers to have graduated from film school and so they made movies that were more academic and referential than those that came before. Then along...

9. The Godfather Part II (1974) 0

9. The Godfather Part II (1974)

directed by Francis Ford Coppola Not being content to simply have made one of the most quintessential films about family in America, Francis Ford Coppola decided to follow it up with one of the greatest films about America itself to...