My favourite films (no particular order)

A Listmania! list by Paul Smith (Swindon, UK)
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Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979]
1.  Apocalypse Now Redux [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "Possibly the best war film ever made. Stunningly surreal and not quite what you expect...."
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Scarface (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
2.  Scarface (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "Al Pacino is excellant in this, brilliant film. Need to watch it a few times to fully appreciate it."
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Reservoir Dogs (2 Disc Special Edition) [1993] [DVD]
3.  Reservoir Dogs (2 Disc Special Edition) [1993] [DVD] DVD ~ Harvey Keitel
The list author says:
  "Genuinely good film, one of Tarantino's best."
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Small Soldiers [DVD] [1998]
4.  Small Soldiers [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Kirsten Dunst
The list author says:
  "Best non-disney kids film, and great for adults too!"
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Alien Quadrilogy (9 Disc Complete Box Set) [DVD] [1979]
5.  Alien Quadrilogy (9 Disc Complete Box Set) [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
The list author says:
  "The original is the best, lots of suspense and genuinly scary."
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Princess Mononoke [DVD]
6.  Princess Mononoke [DVD] DVD ~ Hayao Miyazaki
The list author says:
  "Hayao Miyazaki's best film, pure brilliance."
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The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set)  [DVD]
7.  The Godfather Trilogy (5 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "Best gangster film of all time, with the best sequal of all time. True classics."
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The Machinist [DVD] [2004]
8.  The Machinist [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "Bale is absolutely superb, great stroy too."
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Memento (3 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
9.  Memento (3 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Guy Pearce
The list author says:
  "Ingeniously presented and engaging thriller."
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Children of Men [DVD]  [2006]
10.  Children of Men [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Clive Owen
The list author says:
  "Thoroughly underrated film, gritty and dark future."
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A Scanner Darkly [DVD] [2006]
11.  A Scanner Darkly [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Keanu Reeves
The list author says:
  "Almost perfect adaption of the book, well acted with great visuals that really accentuate the film."
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Equilibrium [DVD] [2003]
12.  Equilibrium [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "Complete rip off of George Orwell's 1984, but well done and well acted."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (202 customer reviews)

Unbreakable (2 Disc Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2000]
13.  Unbreakable (2 Disc Collectors Edition) [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "Bruce Willis being an actor for once and Samuel L Jackson as brilliant as always."
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Unleashed [DVD]
14.  Unleashed [DVD] DVD ~ Jet Li
The list author says:
  "Jet Lee meets Brit gangsters in this beast of a film."
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House Of Flying Daggers  (Special Edition)  [DVD]
15.  House Of Flying Daggers (Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Zhang Ziyi
The list author says:
  "Great acting and stunning martial arts work."
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Pan's Labyrinth (2 Disc Set) [2006] [DVD]
16.  Pan's Labyrinth (2 Disc Set) [2006] [DVD] DVD ~ Doug Jones
The list author says:
  "Adult fairytale, excellent all round."
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2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD]
17.  2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Keir Dullea
The list author says:
  "The greatest science fiction film ever made. Every sci-fi film owes a great debt to this."
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Akira - The Ultimate Collection [1991] [DVD]
18.  Akira - The Ultimate Collection [1991] [DVD] DVD ~ Nozomu Sasaki
The list author says:
  "Brilliant adaption of Katsuhiro Otomo's manga series, another film to which a great debt is owed."
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Manga Double Bill - Ghost in the Shell & Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence [DVD]
19.  Manga Double Bill - Ghost in the Shell & Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence [DVD] DVD ~ Mamoru Oshii
The list author says:
  "The most philosophical and thought provoking action anime i've ever seen."
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Eraserhead [DVD]
20.  Eraserhead [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Nance
The list author says:
  "David Lynch's best in my opinion, very surreal and disturbing in some places."
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Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996]
21.  Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Ewan McGregor
The list author says:
  "Great film, great cast of characters, great plot, great everything."
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Shallow Grave [DVD] (1994)
22.  Shallow Grave [DVD] (1994) DVD ~ Kerry Fox
The list author says:
  "Christopher Eccleston has a brilliant performance in this underrated thriller."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

K-Pax [DVD] [2002]
23.  K-Pax [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Kevin Spacey
The list author says:
  "Kevin Spacey's best lead role, some brilliant character development and it lives up to the book."
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Matchstick Men [DVD] [2003]
24.  Matchstick Men [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Beth Grant
The list author says:
  "An inventive story with some great twists, with Nicholas Cage giving a convincing performance."
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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Double Disc Edition) [DVD] [2003]
25.  Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (Double Disc Edition) [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Russell Crowe|Paul Bettany
The list author says:
  "Very well done and very engaging, can't understand why they haven't done the sequal. Includes the best joke about maggots you will ever hear!"
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