Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Cinema Super Friends Top 30

The Cinema Super Friends is a Facebook group that I belong to. I initiated a survey sort of like the Sight & Sound survey. I thought the results were interesting and I decided to post it here.


1. Citizen Kane (1941, Welles) 
2. 8½ (1963, Fellini)
3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1969, Kubrick)
4. Taxi Driver (1976, Scorsese)
5. Casablanca (1942, Curtiz)
6. Seven Samurai (1954, Kurosawa)
7. Apocalypse Now (1979, Coppola)
8. Vertigo (1958, Hitchcock)
9. The Lord of the Rings (2001-03, Jackson)
10. A Clockwork Orange (1971, Kubrick)
11. Psycho (1960, Hitchcock)
12. Play Time (1967, Tati)
13. City Lights (1931, Chaplin)
14. The 400 Blows (1958, Truffaut)
15. The Rules of the Game (1938, Renoir)
16. Jaws (1975, Spielberg)
17. Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964, Kubrick)
18. Ikiru (1952, Kurosawa)
19. Breathless (1960, Godard)
20. M (1931, Lang)
21. Annie Hall (1977, Allen)
22. Magnolia (1999, Anderson)
23. Brazil (1985, Gilliam)
24. The Third Man (1946, Reed)
25. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1962, Leone)
26. (tie) The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Dreyer)
27. Singin' in the Rain (1952, Donen/Kelly)
28. Tokyo Story (1951, Ozu)
29. The Godfather Part II (1974, Coppola)
30. Pulp Fiction (1994, Tarantino)

3 comments:

The Angry Lurker said...

There's a few interesting choices there and that's saying something!

YeamieWaffles said...

Interesting list man, there's some in here that I've never seen and while I'm surprised to see Taxi Driver so high I'm pretty pleased, it's a great film.

John Doe said...

I'm fine with this top 30