A Life in Film

ben mcdonald ben mcdonald’s all-time stats

1,886 Films

3,402 Hours

1,120 Directors

74 Countries

Top films

By release year

1902 2022
1902 2022

Highest rated decades

1950s
The Night of the Hunter
The 400 Blows
Limelight
Umberto D.
Vertigo
Rear Window
The Incredible Shrinking Man
Nights of Cabiria
In a Lonely Place
The Searchers
To Catch a Thief
North by Northwest
12 Angry Men
A Man Escaped
A Face in the Crowd
Paths of Glory
Johnny Guitar
The Seventh Seal
Singin' in the Rain
On the Waterfront
1960s
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
The Cremator
Salut les Cubains
The Innocents
The Big Shave
Django
The Great Silence
Persona
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
2001: A Space Odyssey
Cléo from 5 to 7
Accattone
West Side Story
Seconds
Branded to Kill
Tokyo Drifter
Lonely Are the Brave
The Producers
A Fistful of Dollars
1970s
American Boy: A Profile of Steven Prince
Suspiria
The Devils
Sorcerer
Assault on Precinct 13
Carrie
Halloween
Lady Snowblood
Phantom of the Paradise
Jaws
Stalker
Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Taxi Driver
Eraserhead
Cries and Whispers
Apocalypse Now
The Godfather
The Godfather: Part II
Solaris

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
877 films
Thriller
514 films
Comedy
449 films
Horror
395 films
Action
325 films
Adventure
294 films
Crime
279 films
Sci Fi
275 films
Mystery
231 films
Family
185 films
USA
1,449 films
UK
277 films
France
209 films
Germany
131 films
Canada
105 films
Italy
72 films
Japan
58 films
Australia
35 films
Sweden
31 films
Belgium
31 films
English
1,661 films
French
237 films
Spanish
146 films
German
130 films
Italian
123 films
Japanese
81 films
Russian
67 films
Chinese
44 films
Latin
33 films

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Collections

  • Aladdin
  • The Return of Jafar
  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves

Aladdin Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien³

Alien Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Bad Boys
  • Bad Boys II
  • Bad Boys for Life

Bad Boys Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • Captain America: Civil War

Captain America Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Class of 1984
  • Class of 1999
  • Class of 1999 II - The Substitute

Class of 1999 Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Conjuring
  • The Conjuring 2
  • The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

The Conjuring Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Die Hard
  • Die Hard 2
  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Die Hard Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • The Evil Dead
  • Evil Dead II
  • Army of Darkness

Evil Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • House of 1000 Corpses
  • The Devil's Rejects
  • 3 from Hell

Firefly Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Friday the 13th
  • Friday the 13th Part 2
  • Friday the 13th Part III

Friday the 13th Collection 9 of 11 watched

  • City of the Living Dead
  • The Beyond
  • The House by the Cemetery

Gates of Hell Trilogy 2 of 3 watched

  • Ghostbusters
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Godfather: Part III

The Godfather Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Halloween
  • Halloween II
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Halloween Collection 8 of 10 watched

  • The Hangover
  • The Hangover Part II
  • The Hangover Part III

The Hangover Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Hostel
  • Hostel: Part II
  • Hostel: Part III

Hostel Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Jurassic Park
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic Park III

Jurassic Park Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Lion King
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
  • The Lion King 1½

The Lion King Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Day of the Dead

Living Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Madagascar
  • Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

Madagascar Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Men in Black
  • Men in Black II
  • Men in Black 3

Men In Black Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Ocean's Twelve
  • Ocean's Thirteen

Ocean's Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Saw
  • Saw II
  • Saw III

Saw Collection 7 of 8 watched

  • Scream
  • Scream 2
  • Scream 3

Scream Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

SpongeBob Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Spy Kids
  • Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
  • Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

Spy Kids Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Star Wars
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Return of the Jedi

Star Wars Collection 8 of 9 watched

  • Toy Story
  • Toy Story 2
  • Toy Story 3

Toy Story Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Zombie Flesh Eaters
  • Zombie 3
  • After Death

Zombi Collection 2 of 3 watched

Most watched

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

8 times

Halloween II

5 times

They Live

5 times

Videodrome

5 times

Uncut Gems

5 times

Starship Troopers

4 times

A Serious Man

4 times

The Big Shave

4 times

Titane

4 times

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

4 times

The Blair Witch Project

4 times

Burning

4 times

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

4 times

The Lighthouse

4 times

Good Time

4 times

Basic Instinct

4 times

Inherent Vice

4 times

Climax

4 times

Rated higher than average Patron

Halloween II

★★★★★ vs 2.36

Cosmopolis

★★★★★ vs 2.96

Miami Vice

★★★★★ vs 3.25

High Life

★★★★★ vs 3.27

The Blair Witch Project

★★★★★ vs 3.33

Bully

★★★★★ vs 3.37

Fahrenheit 9/11

★★★★★ vs 3.38

Trouble Every Day

★★★★★ vs 3.41

The Fog

★★★★★ vs 3.47

6 Underground

★★★★ vs 2.50

Streets of Fire

★★★★★ vs 3.51

Basic Instinct

★★★★★ vs 3.51

Rated lower than average Patron

Forrest Gump

vs 4.12

The Great Beauty

vs 4.00

The Usual Suspects

vs 3.97

American Beauty

vs 3.97

The Manchurian Candidate

vs 3.94

Ip Man

vs 3.80

Man Bites Dog

vs 3.74

Kingsman: The Secret Service

vs 3.70

Deadpool

vs 3.68

Martyrs

vs 3.67

Polytechnique

vs 3.65

The Jerk

vs 3.63

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