Best Films over the past 75 years

A Listmania! list by OEJ
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King Kong [DVD] [1933]
1.  King Kong [DVD] [1933] DVD ~ Fay Wray
The list author says:
  "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.89
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Casablanca [1942] [DVD]
2.  Casablanca [1942] [DVD] DVD ~ Humphrey Bogart
The list author says:
  "They don't make them like this any more"
£4.48   Used & New from: £1.44
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews)

Double Indemnity [DVD]
3.  Double Indemnity [DVD] DVD ~ Fred MacMurray
The list author says:
  "Timeless masterpiece"
£10.01   Used & New from: £0.69
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Citizen Kane [DVD] [1942]
4.  Citizen Kane [DVD] [1942] DVD ~ Orson Welles
The list author says:
  "Some say it's the best film ever made"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.33
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

It's a Wonderful Life [1946] [DVD]
5.  It's a Wonderful Life [1946] [DVD] DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "The greatest feel-good movie of them all"
£10.72   Used & New from: £0.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (542 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Wizard of Oz (2 Disc Special Edition) [1939] [DVD]
6.  The Wizard of Oz (2 Disc Special Edition) [1939] [DVD] DVD ~ Judy Garland
The list author says:
  "Even today it's possibly the best children's movie ever made"
£13.81   Used & New from: £1.03
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

Brief Encounter (Special Edition) [DVD] [1945]
7.  Brief Encounter (Special Edition) [DVD] [1945] DVD ~ Celia Johnson
The list author says:
  "See it and you'll understand why it's here"
£6.23   Used & New from: £0.79
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (155 customer reviews)

The Marx Brothers: Duck Soup [DVD]
8.  The Marx Brothers: Duck Soup [DVD] DVD ~ The Marx Brothers
The list author says:
  "A must-see if you want to laugh out loud"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.92
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

On the Waterfront [DVD] (1954)
9.  On the Waterfront [DVD] (1954) DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "Brando at his peak, without a question"
£10.19   Used & New from: £2.70
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Dr. Strangelove (Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1964] [2002]
10.  Dr. Strangelove (Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1964] [2002] DVD ~ Sterling Hayden
The list author says:
  "Peter Sellers at his most brilliant"
£6.95   Used & New from: £0.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Vertigo [DVD]
11.  Vertigo [DVD] DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "Inforgettable, mesmeric, must be seen again and again"
£5.00   Used & New from: £0.96
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

From Russia With Love [DVD]
12.  From Russia With Love [DVD] DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "There was only ever one James Bond, and this was his best"
£2.73   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
13.  The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "The favourite of the majority, and mine too"
£29.71   Used & New from: £1.27
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (473 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

The Exorcist - Director's Cut [DVD] [1974]
14.  The Exorcist - Director's Cut [DVD] [1974] DVD ~ Ellen Burstyn
The list author says:
  "It's still up there with the best, a rarity classic in its genre"
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.73
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (193 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Some Like It Hot - Special Edition [DVD] [1959]
15.  Some Like It Hot - Special Edition [DVD] [1959] DVD ~ Marilyn Monroe
The list author says:
  "We all love it"
£6.51   Used & New from: £0.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (178 customer reviews)

Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD]
16.  Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Just extraordinary"
£7.80   Used & New from: £0.42
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Goodfellas (2 Disc Special Edition) [1990] [DVD]
17.  Goodfellas (2 Disc Special Edition) [1990] [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "It was this or Reservoir Dogs. Tough choice. Buy both"
£8.81   Used & New from: £0.46
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (225 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Silence of the Lambs [DVD] [1991]
18.  The Silence of the Lambs [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "The only thing better than this film was the book!"
£3.00   Used & New from: £0.73
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Glengarry Glen Ross [DVD] [1992]
19.  Glengarry Glen Ross [DVD] [1992] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "An actor's piece, Lemmon is awesome, Pacino brilliant"
Used & New from: £4.27
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

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Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994]
20.  Pulp Fiction (2 Disc Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ John Travolta
The list author says:
  "I doubt that Tarantino will ever top this"
£3.70   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (292 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Heat (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] (1995)
21.  Heat (Two-Disc Special Edition) [DVD] (1995) DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "Pacino and DeNiro on screen together? This is as good as it gets"
£2.94   Used & New from: £0.08
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (191 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD]
22.  L.A. Confidential [1997] [DVD] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "Every time it's on TV, I just have to watch it. Just about perfect."
£4.44   Used & New from: £0.39
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (128 customer reviews)

American Beauty [DVD] [2000]
23.  American Beauty [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "Surely the favourite film of any man going through his mid-life crisis"
£3.49   Used & New from: £0.17
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (215 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Shrek Collection - The Story So Far (Shrek 1 & 2 Box Set) [2004] [DVD] [2001]
24.  The Shrek Collection - The Story So Far (Shrek 1 & 2 Box Set) [2004] [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Mike Myers
The list author says:
  "Brilliant no matter how old or young you are"
£9.84   Used & New from: £1.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Sin City [DVD] [2005]
25.  Sin City [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "My only non-CGI nomination from the 21st century (yet there's plenty of it)"
£6.19   Used & New from: £0.09
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (267 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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