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My Favorite Films

This is only a partial list...(ok long list). I forget some and forget to update it with new great films I see. And, yes, some of these are Hollywood films, but, hey, they’re good!

  • The Graduate (My all time favorite)
  • Day of the Dolphin
  • Slaughter House 5
  • The Big Blue
  • Fearless
  • The Professional
  • The Lover (French?)
  • Raise the Red Lantern (Chinese)
  • The Year My Voice Broke (Australian)
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (Australian)
  • Gallipoli (Australian - War)
  • Apocalypse Now (War)
  • Hearts of Darkness (Doc on -Apocalypse Now)
  • Forest Gump
  • 2001 A Space Odyssey
  • Alien (Horror)
  • Fitzcaraldo
  • Midnight Clear (War)
  • Mediterraeo (Italian)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • She's Having a Baby
  • Catch 22
  • Never Cry Wolf
  • Thomas Crown Affair
  • The Shining (Horror)
  • Breakfast Club
  • Marathon Man
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
  • Indochine (French)
  • Das Boot (German - War)
  • The Piano
  • Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (French)
  • The Accompanist (French)
  • The Cement Garden (English)
  • Ju Dou (Chinese)
  • Zentropa
  • My Own Private Idaho
  • Castle Keep (War)
  • Colonel Chabert (French)
  • Frankie Starlight
  • Hate (German?)
  • Blue
  • Red
  • White
  • When Night Is Falling
  • Dead Man
  • Local Hero
  • The Crossing Guard
  • Manny & Lo
  • The Double Life of Veronique
  • Jude
  • Margaret’s Museum
  • Pillow Book
  • Ripe
  • Lawn Dogs
  • Leolo
  • The Ice Storm
  • Any film by Keislowski
  • Man on Fire
  • Solaris
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Bad Lands
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Code 46
  • There Will Be Blood