The best films of all time?

Channel 4 recently asked people to vote for the 100 best films of all time, you can see the full results here.

The C4 top 10 were:

  1. STAR WARS (1977), STAR WARS EPISODE V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980)
  2. GODFATHER (1972), THE GODFATHER PART II (1974)
  3. THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (1994)
  4. PULP FICTION (1994)
  5. SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959)
  6. GLADIATOR (2000)
  7. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
  8. BLADE RUNNER (1982)
  9. SCHINDLER'S LIST (1993)
  10. GOODFELLAS (1990)

My top 10 (not in order):

  • Alien (1979)
  • Schindler's List (1993)
  • The Godfather Trilogy (1972-1976)
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)
  • One Flew Over The Cookoo's Nest (1975)
  • French Connection I & II
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Pretty Woman
  • Zulu

Note that I have cheated by including two trilogies and one which comes with a sequel

Other films I like a lot
(characterised by being able to watch them multiple times):

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral
  • Monty Python: The Holy Grail & The Life of Brian
  • The Italian Job
  • Gladiator
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • An Officer and a Gentleman
  • M*A*S*H
  • Robin Hood (the Kevin Costner version)
  • Die Hard I, I, II....
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth
  • Klute
  • Steelyard Blues
  • Last Of The Mohicans
  • Bridget Jones' Diary
  • The Pink Panther series
  • Jaws (1975)
  • Good Morning Vietnam
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Braveheart

Last edited 04-Apr-2004