Personal Favorites: Top 50 Movies of All-time


The year was 1997 when I started creating a list of my all-time favorite movies. It was just a list of ten flicks, then. Through the years, I have managed to expand my all-time favorites to 20, 30, 40, 50 and still counting. As of this writing, here are my latest and highly recommended Top 50 All-time Favorite Movies:

1. Braveheart (1995, Mel Gibson)
2. Road To Perdition (2002, Sam Mendes)
3. V For Vendetta (2005, James McTeigue)
4. The Passion Of The Christ (2004, Mel Gibson)
5. The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001, Peter Jackson)
6. Saving Private Ryan (1998, Steven Spielberg)
7. The Shawshank Redemption (1994, Frank Darabont)
8. American Beauty (1999, Sam Mendes)

… look closer

9. Forrest Gump (1994, Robert Zemeckis)
10. The Count Of Monte Cristo (2002, Kevin Reynolds)

11. Gladiator (2000, Ridley Scott)
12. Titanic (1997, James Cameron)
13. The Sound Of Music (1965, Robert Wise)
14. City Of Angels (1998, Brad Silberling)

She didn’t believe in angels until she fell in love with one.

15. Magnifico (2003, Maryo J. de los Reyes)
16. The Notebook (2004, Nick Cassavetes)
17. Into The Wild (2007, Sean Penn)
18. Cast Away (2000, Robert Zemeckis)
19. Apocalypto (2006, Mel Gibson)
20. Big (1988, Penny Marshall)

21. The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006, Gabriele Muccino)
22. The Elephant Man (1980, David Lynch)
23. It’s A Wonderful Life (1946, Frank Capra)
24. Akeelah And The Bee (2006, Doug Atchison)
25. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004, Michel Gondry)

I already forget how I used to feel about you.

26. The Matrix (1999, Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski)
27. Gangs Of New York (2002, Martin Scorsese)
28. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, Stanley Kubrick)
29. 300 (2006, Zach Snyder)
30. Merlin (1998, Steve Barron)

31. The Wedding Singer (1998, Frank Coraci)
32. The Green Mile (1999, Frank Darabont)

Walk a mile you’ll never forget.

33. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975, Milos Forman)
34. Hero (Ying Xiong) (2002, Yimou Zhang)
35. The Patriot (2000, Robert Emmerich)
36. Little Miss Sunshine (2006, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris)
37. Love Actually (2003, Richard Curtis)
38. Life Is Beautiful (La Vita è Bella) (1997, Roberto Benigni)
39. Big Fish (2003, Tim Burton)
40. My Sister’s Keeper (2009, Nick Cassavetes)

41. Pay It Forward (2000, Mimi Leder)
42. Fearless (Huo Yuan Jia) (2006, Ronny Yu)
43. I Am Sam (2001, Jessie Nelson)
44. Scent Of A Woman (1992, Martin Brest)
45. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008, Aditya Chopra)
46. An Affair To Remember (1957, Leo McCarey)
47. 3 Idiots (2009, Rajkumar Hirani)

All is well.

48. Dog Day Afternoon (1975, Sidney Lumet)
49. My Name Is Khan (2010, Karan Johar)
50. The Holiday (2006, Nancy Meyers)

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4 thoughts on “Personal Favorites: Top 50 Movies of All-time

  1. I haven’t got so see all of these movies in the list. But I have seen less than 20 of them. I could say that the “Best Movies” are yet for me to see.

    Hope the owner would not hesitate to lend me some…

    I’m excited to see all of them and make another note in here again..

    Thanks buddy… for sharing your interest with us…

  2. Here are the movies that I had seen:

    1. Braveheart (1995, Mel Gibson)
    4. The Passion Of The Christ (2004, Mel Gibson)
    5. The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001, Peter Jackson)
    6. Saving Private Ryan (1998, Steven Spielberg)
    7. The Shawshank Redemption (1994, Frank Darabont)
    10. The Count Of Monte Cristo (2002, Kevin Reynolds)
    11. Gladiator (2000, Ridley Scott)
    12. Titanic (1997, James Cameron)
    13. The Sound Of Music (1965, Robert Wise)
    21. The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006, Gabriele Muccino)
    23. It’s A Wonderful Life (1946, Frank Capra)
    26. The Matrix (1999, Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski)
    29. 300 (2006, Zach Snyder)
    30. Merlin (1998, Steve Barron)
    32. The Green Mile (1999, Frank Darabont)
    35. The Patriot (2000, Robert Emmerich)
    36. Little Miss Sunshine (2006, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris)
    37. Love Actually (2003, Richard Curtis)
    38. Life Is Beautiful (La Vita è Bella) (1997, Roberto Benigni)

    I know you could lend me some of he others as you always do… hahaha…

    Thanks for being a moviebuddy my dear friend….

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