Some of my favorite films


List challenge: Some of my favorite films
Some of my favorite films are situated somewhere between ‘Classical Hollywood’ and ‘Art Cinema’. Here are some examples.

 
The sixties
1.      The Apartment (Billy Wilder, 1960)
2.      Spartacus (Stanley Kubrick, 1960)
3.      Wild River (Elia Kazan, 1960)
4.      Breakfast at Tiffany (Blake Edwards, 1961)
5.      The Hustler (Robert Rossen, 1961)
6.      The Night of the Iguana (John Huston, 1964)
7.      Cool Hand Luke (Stuart Rosenberg, 1967)
8.      The Swimmer (Frank Perry, 1968)
 
The seventies
9.      Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson, 1970)
10.   The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971)
11.   Fat City (John Huston, 1972)
12.   Jeremiah Johnson (Sydney Pollack, 1972)
13.   Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese, 1973)
14.   The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974)
15.   Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974)
16.   Jaws (Steven Spielberg, 1975)
17.   Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976)
18.   Marathon Man (John Schlesinger, 1976)
19.   All the President’s Men (Allen J. Pakula, 1976)
20.   Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino, 1978)
21.   Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979)
 
The Eighties
22.   One From the Heart (Francis Ford Coppola, 1981)
23.   Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982)
24.   Blood Simple (Joel & Ethan Coen 1984)
25.   The Purple Rose of Cairo (Woody Allen, 1985)
26.   Angel Heart (Alan Parker, 1987)
27.   Bird (Clint Eastwood, 1988)
28.   Mississippi Burning (Alan Parker, 1988)
29.   Talk Radio (Oliver Stone, 1988)
30.   Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen, 1989)
31.   Sidewalk Stories (Charles Lane, 1989)
32.   Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989)
 
The Nineties
See also: Jon Lewis (ed. 2001) The End of Cinema As We Know It: American Film in the Nineties, New York: New York UP.
33.   Jacob’s Ladder (Adrian Lyne, 1990)
34.   The Reflecting Skin (Philip Ridley, 1990)
35.   Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, 1990)
36.   Point Break (Kathryn Bigelow, 1991)
37.   Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola, 1992)
38.   Malcolm X (Spike Lee, 1992)
39.   Falling Down (Joel Schumacher, 1993)
40.   Interview with the Vampire (Neil Jordan, 1994)
41.   China Moon (John Bailey, 1994)
42.   Fresh (Boaz Yakin, 1994)
43.   Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
44.   Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater, 1995) Before Sunset (2004) Before Midnight (2013)
45.   Hard Eight (Paul Thomas Anderson, 1996)
46.   Lost Highway (David Lynch, 1997)
47.   Gattaca (Andrew Niccol, 1997)
48.   The Truman Show (Peter Weir, 1998)
49.   Pi (Darren Aronofsky, 1998)
50.   Dark City (Alex Proyas, 1998)
51.   American Beauty (Sam Mendes, 1999)
52.   In Dreams (Neil Jordan, 1999)
53.   The Matrix trilogie (Bros Wachowski, 1999-2003)
 
The 21st century
54.   Ghost World (Terry Zwigoff, 2001)
55.   Waking Life (Richard Linklater, 2001)
56.   The Man Who Wasn’t There (Coen brothers, 2001)
57.   A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001)
58.   Adaptation (Spike Jonze, 2002)
59.   Far From Heaven (Todd Haynes, 2002)
60.   25th Hour (Spike Lee, 2002)
61.   Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003)
62.   21 Grams (Alejandro González Inárritu, 2003)
63.   Mystic River (Clint Eastwood, 2003)
64.   American Splendor (Shai Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini, 2003)
65.   Big Fish (Tim Burton, 2003)
66.   Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler, 2003)
67.   Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004)
68.   The Manchurian Candidate (Jonathan Demme, 2004)
69.   Crash (Paul Haggis, 2004)
70.   Primer (Shane Carruth, 2004)
71.   The Final Cut (Omar Naim, 2004)
72.   Syriana (Stephen Gaghan, 2005)
73.   Stranger than Fiction (Marc Forster, 2006)
74.   The Fall (Tarsem Singh, 2006)
75.   The Lake House (Alejandro Agresti, 2006)
76.   Red Road (Andrea Arnold, 2006)
77.   Little Miss Sunshine (Jonathan Dayton, 2006)
78.   Breaking and Entering (Anthony Minghella, 2006)
79.   Juno (Jason Reitman, 2007)
80.   Into the Wild (Sean Penn, 2007)
81.   Paranoid Park (Gus van Sant, 2007)
82.   The Reader (Stephen Daldry, 2008)
83.   Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, 2008)
84.   Tetro (Francis Ford Coppola, 2009)
85.   Mr. Nobody (Jaco van Dormael, 2009)
86.   A Single Man (Tom Ford, 2009)
87.   Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009)
88.   District 9 (Neill Blomkamp, 2009)
89.   (500) Days of Summer (Marc Webb, 2009)
90.   Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010)
91.   Inception (Christopher Nolan, 2010)
92.   Road to Nowhere (Monte Hellman, 2010)
93.   All Good Things (Andrew Jarecki, 2010)
94.   Never Let Me Go (Mark Romanek, 2010)
95.   The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski, 2010)
96.   Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik, 2010)
97.   Shame (Steve McQueen, 2011)
98.   The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011)
99.   J. Edgar (Clint Eastwood, 2011)
100.The Descendants (Alexander Payne, 2011)
101.The Loneliest Planet (Julia Loktev, 2011)
102.Mud (Jeff Nichols, 2012)
103.Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson, 2012)
104.To the Wonder (Terence Malick, 2012)
105.Ruby Sparks (Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, 2012)
106.Upstream Color (Shane Carruth, 2013)
107.In a World (Lake Bell, 2013)
108.Nebraska (Alexander Payne, 2013)
109.The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (Ned Benson 2013-2014)
110.Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014)
111.The Drop (Michaël R. Roskam, 2014)
112.Carol (Todd Haynes, 2015)
113.Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, 2016)
114.Blade Runner 2019 (Dennis Villeneuve, 2017)
115.The Florida Project (2017)
116.Ladybird (2017)