A Life in Film

Sidney Shear Sidney Shear’s all-time stats

4,314 Films

7,882 Hours

2,115 Directors

77 Countries

Top films

By release year

1921 2021
1921 2021

Highest rated decades

1940s
The Third Man
The Red Shoes
Hellzapoppin'
Odd Man Out
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Out of the Past
Casablanca
Fantasia
The Best Years of Our Lives
The Great Dictator
Late Spring
How Green Was My Valley
Citizen Kane
To Be or Not to Be
The Sea Wolf
Canyon Passage
Laura
A Matter of Life and Death
Black Narcissus
Double Indemnity
1950s
North by Northwest
Wild Strawberries
The Seventh Seal
Ben-Hur
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Rashomon
The Night of the Hunter
Paths of Glory
Rear Window
12 Angry Men
Seven Samurai
The Young and the Damned
On the Waterfront
Tokyo Story
The Cranes Are Flying
Night and the City
Rififi
Mr. Arkadin
A Face in the Crowd
The Breaking Point
1930s
The Adventures of Robin Hood
All Quiet on the Western Front
M
City Lights
Angels with Dirty Faces
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Captains Courageous
The Informer
It Happened One Night
Gone with the Wind
The Wizard of Oz
Modern Times
Port of Shadows
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
My Man Godfrey
Duck Soup
Make Way for Tomorrow
Easy Living
Young Mr. Lincoln
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Featured lists

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
2,144 films
Thriller
1,211 films
Comedy
1,175 films
Action
1,069 films
Crime
889 films
Adventure
691 films
Romance
519 films
Horror
465 films
Mystery
435 films
Sci Fi
416 films
USA
3,371 films
UK
687 films
France
286 films
Germany
242 films
Italy
172 films
Canada
149 films
Japan
124 films
Australia
87 films
Spain
79 films
Mexico
41 films
English
3,961 films
French
405 films
Spanish
389 films
Italian
321 films
German
288 films
Russian
171 films
Japanese
158 films
Chinese
90 films
Arabic
64 films
Latin
64 films

List progress

Collections

  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien³

Alien Collection 4 watched

  • Batman
  • Batman Returns
  • Batman Forever

Batman Collection 4 watched

  • Blade
  • Blade II
  • Blade: Trinity

Blade Collection 3 watched

  • First Blood
  • Rambo: First Blood Part II
  • Rambo III

Rambo Collection 5 watched

  • Scream
  • Scream 2
  • Scream 3

Scream Collection 4 watched

  • Taken
  • Taken 2
  • Taken 3

Taken Collection 3 watched

  • Thor
  • Thor: The Dark World
  • Thor: Ragnarok

Thor Collection 3 watched

  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective

Ace Ventura Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Kiss the Girls
  • Along Came a Spider
  • Alex Cross

Alex Cross Collection 2 of 3 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

  • Clerks
  • The Flying Car
  • Clerks II

Clerks 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

  • Dolemite
  • The Human Tornado
  • The Dolemite Explosion

Dolemite Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • DragonHeart
  • DragonHeart: A New Beginning
  • Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse

DragonHeart Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Home Alone
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  • Home Alone 3

Home Alone Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Hornblower: The Even Chance
  • Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant
  • Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil

Hornblower Collection 6 of 8 watched

  • Ip Man
  • Ip Man 2
  • Ip Man 3

Ip Man Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Jumanji
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji Collection 2 of 3 watched

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

Jurassic Park Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Legally Blonde
  • Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
  • Legally Blondes

Legally Blonde Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Major League
  • Major League II
  • Major League: Back to the Minors

Major League Collection 2 of 3 watched

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

Men In Black Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • El Mariachi
  • Desperado
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Mexico Trilogy Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Pitch Perfect
  • Pitch Perfect 2
  • Pitch Perfect 3

Pitch Perfect Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Punisher
  • Punisher: War Zone
  • The Punisher: Dirty Laundry

The Punisher Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974
  • Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980
  • Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983

The Red Riding Trilogy 2 of 3 watched

  • The Santa Clause
  • The Santa Clause 2
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

The Santa Clause Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Shrek
  • Shrek 2
  • Shrek the Third

Shrek Collection 3 of 4 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

  • Stuart Little
  • Stuart Little 2
  • Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild

Stuart Little Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Transporter
  • Transporter 2
  • Transporter 3

The Transporter Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine
  • The Wolverine
  • Logan

The Wolverine Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Page Eight
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Salting the Battlefield

The Worricker Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • X-Men
  • X2
  • X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men Collection 6 of 7 watched

  • xXx
  • xXx: State of the Union
  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage

xXx Collection 2 of 3 watched

Rated higher than average Patron

The Happening

★★★★½ vs 1.94

Candy

★★★★½ vs 2.55

Meet the Feebles

★★★★★ vs 3.22

Moonwalker

★★★★½ vs 2.92

Showgirls

★★★★½ vs 2.95

Obsession

★★★★★ vs 3.46

Exorcist II: The Heretic

★★★½ vs 1.99

The Stunt Man

★★★★★ vs 3.49

The Vagrant

★★★★½ vs 3.05

Shoot 'Em Up

★★★★½ vs 3.06

Ninja III: The Domination

★★★★½ vs 3.07

The Mission

★★★★★ vs 3.58

Rated lower than average Patron

Breakfast at Tiffany's

½ vs 3.74

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

vs 4.06

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

½ vs 3.56

Avengers: Endgame

vs 3.91

Too Late

½ vs 3.39

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

vs 3.87

Exotica

vs 3.85

Captain America: The First Avenger

½ vs 3.33

Battle of the Sexes

½ vs 3.30

The Green Knight

vs 3.79

State of Play

½ vs 3.26

A Ghost Story

vs 3.75

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