My Top Films

A Listmania! list by James Phillips
 
Psycho (1960) [DVD]
1.  Psycho (1960) [DVD] DVD ~ Anthony Perkins
The list author says:
  "Still the best"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (175 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest [DVD] [1975] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
2.  One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest [DVD] [1975] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "Fascinating and moving, the perfect film"
£12.61   Used & New from: £0.71
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (289 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Shining [DVD] [1980]
3.  The Shining [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Jack Nicholson again, in probably the best visual film ever, based on Stephen King's best story"
£4.39   Used & New from: £0.08
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (317 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Nosferatu (1922) - Two-disc set [DVD]
4.  Nosferatu (1922) - Two-disc set [DVD] DVD ~ Max Schreck
The list author says:
  "Still one of the best horror-films, and so influencial, there could not be a film list without it"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Breathless [DVD] [1961]
5.  Breathless [DVD] [1961] DVD ~ Jean-Paul Belmondo
The list author says:
  "The coolest film ever, the benchmark for French New Wave, the word masterpiece does not do this film justice"
£11.87   Used & New from: £3.72
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

This Is Spinal Tap [DVD] [1984] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
6.  This Is Spinal Tap [DVD] [1984] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "The funniest film in existance"
£5.76   Used & New from: £0.28
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Fight Club - 2 Disc Edition
7.  Fight Club - 2 Disc Edition DVD ~ Brad Pitt
The list author says:
  "A great film, along with Se7en, underlining Fincher's status as a cult director"
£3.59   Used & New from: £0.09
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (396 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Reservoir Dogs (2 Disc Special Edition) [1993] [DVD]
8.  Reservoir Dogs (2 Disc Special Edition) [1993] [DVD] DVD ~ Harvey Keitel
The list author says:
  "This and Pulp Fiction are the two films of the 90s that set apart from the rest Tarantino's place amongst the best. Dialogue and action put this in the top 10 if nothing else"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Silence of the Lambs [DVD] [1991]
9.  The Silence of the Lambs [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "An unfaultable film with some of the best acting performances in cinema"
£3.64   Used & New from: £0.23
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Taxi Driver [DVD] [1976] [1999]
10.  Taxi Driver [DVD] [1976] [1999] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Still Scorsese's best, and De Niro's. Includes one of the most parodied scenes ever and the film that brought the talent of Jodie Foster to mainstream awareness"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (194 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Edward Scissorhands [1991] [DVD]
11.  Edward Scissorhands [1991] [DVD] DVD ~ Johnny Depp
The list author says:
  "The great Vincent Price's last film and Tim Burton's best. Beautifully shot too"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews)

Withnail and I [DVD]
12.  Withnail and I [DVD] DVD ~ Richard E. Grant
The list author says:
  "The perfect film"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (308 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Shaun of the Dead [DVD] [2004]
13.  Shaun of the Dead [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Simon Pegg
The list author says:
  "The most recent fim in the list and maybe a little high, but it is such an enjoyable film, the best in the zombie genre, zombie's should be about comedy"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (342 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dead Man (Ws) [DVD] [1996] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
14.  Dead Man (Ws) [DVD] [1996] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "Beautifully shot and wonderful dialogue, Jim Jarmusch is always good, this is his best from Indie's foremost director"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Casino [DVD] [1996] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
15.  Casino [DVD] [1996] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "I rate this film as the best ganster film although I'm sure I'm alone, premature burial - pure cinematic excellence"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (185 customer reviews)

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Chinatown [DVD]
16.  Chinatown [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "A fanstastic tribute to the early films of the 'film noir' genre with great performances"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Lost in Translation [DVD] [2004]
17.  Lost in Translation [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Bill Murray
The list author says:
  "There can't be a top 25 without Bill Murray, who stars with Scarlette Johanssen in one of cinemas sexiest roles, shot beautifully in Sophia Coppola's gem of a film"
£3.22   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (353 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Carrie (Special Edition) [DVD] [1976]
18.  Carrie (Special Edition) [DVD] [1976] DVD ~ Sissy Spacek
The list author says:
  "Brian De Palma's best film to date is a horror film that gets better the more you watch it, with Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie's best performances ever"
£6.95   Used & New from: £0.45
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (132 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Blues Brothers [DVD] [1980] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
19.  Blues Brothers [DVD] [1980] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "The music alone puts this in any top 25, fantastic acting from Dan Aykroyd and the late John Belushi ties this masterpiece together for a very enjoyable film"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (260 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Die Hard (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1989]
20.  Die Hard (Two Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1989] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "Willis's defining moment, and the start of great modern action films, the benchmark"
£1.99   Used & New from: £0.18
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition) [1994] [DVD]
21.  The Nightmare Before Christmas (Special Edition) [1994] [DVD] DVD ~ Danny Elfman
The list author says:
  "The world created by Tim Burton is fantastic and the touching and detailed stop-motion animation is the best of its kind"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (394 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

The Deer Hunter: Special Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1979]
22.  The Deer Hunter: Special Edition (2 discs) [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "With one of the most famous scenes in film history, this is arguably the best Vietnam film. Christopher Walken in probably his best role outside the fatboy slim video"
£3.94   Used & New from: £0.09
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996]
23.  Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Ewan McGregor
The list author says:
  "The ultimate drug film with a role that Ewan McGregor may never top"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.30
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (235 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Leon [DVD] [1995]
24.  Leon [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Jean Reno
The list author says:
  "Jean Reno is always good, and there isn't a better assassin film than this. Also a good performance from a young Nathalie Portman"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (440 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2 Disc Special Edition) [2000] [DVD]
25.  O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2 Disc Special Edition) [2000] [DVD] DVD ~ George Clooney
The list author says:
  "It was either this or the Big Lebowski, both are pure Coen genius at its best"
£3.92   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (259 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion