25 favourite films - no particular order

A Listmania! list by Richard Bowden "The Film Flaneur" (UK)
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Spirited Away [DVD]
1.  Spirited Away [DVD] DVD ~ Hayao Miyazaki
The list author says:
  "Miyazaki's masterpiece, and as such at the pinnacle of world animation"
£8.87   Used & New from: £5.24
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Seven Samurai - Criterion Collection [DVD] [1954] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
2.  Seven Samurai - Criterion Collection [DVD] [1954] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Toshirô Mifune
The list author says:
  "Inspirational to a generation of film makers and viewers"
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Les Vacances de M. Hulot [DVD] (1953)
3.  Les Vacances de M. Hulot [DVD] (1953) DVD ~ Jacques Tati
The list author says:
  "Beautifully observed comedy, the best silent work since Keaton"
£19.99   Used & New from: £5.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979]
4.  Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "The second greatest war film ever made ..."
£4.07   Used & New from: £0.16
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Come And See [DVD]
5.  Come And See [DVD] DVD ~ Aleksey Kravchenko
The list author says:
  "The greatest war film ever made"
£34.99   Used & New from: £9.98
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews)

Once Upon a Time in the West -- Special Collector's Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1969]
6.  Once Upon a Time in the West -- Special Collector's Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1969] DVD ~ Henry Fonda
The list author says:
  "The summit of Leone's career as a Western director"
£6.09   Used & New from: £0.68
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Searchers (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
7.  The Searchers (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ John Wayne
The list author says:
  "Ford's finest film? Certainly in the top 3."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Wild Bunch (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
8.  The Wild Bunch (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ William Holden
The list author says:
  ""If they move - kill 'em!" -"
£9.99   Used & New from: £3.97
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Gun Crazy [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Gun Crazy [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ John Dall
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest B-noirs, see also The Big Combo which is almost as good"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Criterion Collection: Sullivan's Travels [DVD] [1942] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Criterion Collection: Sullivan's Travels [DVD] [1942] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Joel McCrea
The list author says:
  "Preston Sturges' profoundly funny study of humanity, hope and cinema"
£19.00   Used & New from: £18.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Life Of Oharu [DVD]
11.  The Life Of Oharu [DVD] DVD ~ Kinuyo Tanaka
The list author says:
  "My favourite Mizoguchi - feminist, moving and the highest cinematic art"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Night of the Hunter [DVD] [1955]
12.  The Night of the Hunter [DVD] [1955] DVD ~ Robert Mitchum
The list author says:
  "Laughton made but one film - but what a cracker!"
£5.39   Used & New from: £3.11
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Touch Of Evil [DVD]
13.  Touch Of Evil [DVD] DVD ~ Charlton Heston
The list author says:
  "Welle's superlative noir, which arguably marks both the zenith and end of the first great cycle of this genre"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Laurel & Hardy Volume 13 - Sons of the Desert/Related Shorts [DVD]
14.  Laurel & Hardy Volume 13 - Sons of the Desert/Related Shorts [DVD] DVD ~ Stan Laurel
The list author says:
  "Laurel and Hardy's greatest full length feature"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Butterfly Effect [DVD] [2004] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
15.  Butterfly Effect [DVD] [2004] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Ashton Kutcher
The list author says:
  "Moving and clever, a cult film which will grow in stature as time passes"
£4.23   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Destroy All Monsters [DVD] [US Import] [NTSC]
16.  Destroy All Monsters [DVD] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Akira Kubo
The list author says:
  "My favourite Godzilla film - so many monsters, so little time!"
£68.95   Used & New from: £68.42
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Peeping Tom - Special Edition [DVD] [1960]
17.  Peeping Tom - Special Edition [DVD] [1960] DVD ~ Carl Boehm
The list author says:
  "One of the greatest British films ever, and one which destoyed the career of its maker"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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Went The Day Well? [DVD] [1942]
18.  Went The Day Well? [DVD] [1942] DVD ~ Leslie Banks
The list author says:
  "My favourite British war film - brutal and inspirational at the same time"
£14.98   Used & New from: £4.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Dead Or Alive [DVD] [1999]
19.  Dead Or Alive [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Riki Takeuchi
The list author says:
  "One of my favouite directors - the opening 10 minutes of this film had me standing up out of my chair.."
£7.75   Used & New from: £1.17
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Blade Runner - The Final Cut (5-Disc Ultimate Collectors' Edition) (Cardboard Edition) [1982] [DVD]
20.  Blade Runner - The Final Cut (5-Disc Ultimate Collectors' Edition) (Cardboard Edition) [1982] [DVD] DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "Still the best SF vision on screen, after all these years"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (585 customer reviews) | 21 customer discussions

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The Complete Works of Yuri Norstein (DVD NTSC)
21.  The Complete Works of Yuri Norstein (DVD NTSC) DVD ~ Yurij Norshtejn
The list author says:
  "The greatest Russian animator's work - essential viewing. Hedgehog in the Fog gets me everytime"
£9.99
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Zulu (2 Disc Special Edition) [1964] [DVD]
22.  Zulu (2 Disc Special Edition) [1964] [DVD] DVD ~ Stanley Baker
The list author says:
  "A boyhood treasure, one that still bears rewatching"
£12.99   Used & New from: £1.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (306 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Rang De Basanti [DVD]
23.  Rang De Basanti [DVD] DVD ~ Aamir Khan
The list author says:
  "Indian cinema at its best, proving that it is not all poor editing, 70's style and mum-pleasing morality"
Used & New from: £90.70
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Swades - We, The People [2004] [DVD]
24.  Swades - We, The People [2004] [DVD] DVD ~ Shah Rukh Khan
The list author says:
  "Popular Bollywood at its best - moving and memorable, if you like the classic feel-good Hollywood studio product, you will feel right at home"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Enter The Dragon (Special Edition) [DVD]
25.  Enter The Dragon (Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Bruce Lee
The list author says:
  "The greatest action film hero ever in his best film - flawed, but hugely enjoyable"
£19.99   Used & New from: £2.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (181 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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