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My 1000 Favorite Movies

1,000 films

What it says on the tin.

I made a 25 minute supercut of this list as it was on 8/5/2021…

  • 3 Bad Men
  • Across the Bridge
  • Alamar
  • American Madness
  • Applause

DVD/Blu-Ray Collection

110 films

The first DVDs I ever owned were The Beach and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me because they came…

  • Return to Reason
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Ménilmontant
  • Napoleon

List of Shame

100 films

The most popular film on Letterboxd from each of the last hundred years that I haven't seen.

  • Aladdin
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  • Toys
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

In the Theater

1,143 films

Every theatrical release I saw in the theater since I was 10 years old.

  • Paper Moon
  • Taxi Driver
  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
  • The Elephant Man
  • Police, Adjective

Best Films - Directors at 34

10 films

When I was 34, I spent the year watching films made by prominent directors who were 34 when they were…

  • Kes
  • Loves of a Blonde
  • Down by Law
  • What's Up, Doc?
  • The Good Fairy

Best Films - Directors at 33

10 films

When I was 33, I spent the year watching films made by prominent directors who were 33 when they were…

  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • The Silence of the Sea
  • Endless Desire
  • Cairo Station

Best Films - Directors at 32

10 films

When I was 32, I spent the year watching films made by prominent directors who were 32 when they were…

  • Pulp Fiction
  • The Big Parade
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • The General
  • Witness in the City

Best Films - Directors at 31

10 films

When I was 31, I spent the year watching films made by prominent directors who were 31 when they were…

  • Apocalypse Now
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Rocky
  • Citizen Kane
  • Pulp Fiction

Best Films of All-Time

100 films

I made this list in August 2007 at the age of 25 and published it on my MySpace blog. It…

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • United 93
  • There Will Be Blood

Best Films of the 2000s

100 films

I made this list in December 2009 at the age of 27 so it now serves as a fossil of…

  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Cathy Come Home
  • Badlands
  • The Conformist
  • Ratcatcher

Best Films - Directors at 30

10 films

When I was 30, I spent the year watching films made by prominent directors who were 30 when they were…

  • Magnolia
  • Paths of Glory
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Alice in the Cities
  • Jaws

Best Films - Directors at 29

10 films

When I was 29, I spent the year watching films made by prominent directors who were 29 when they were…