Movie Recommendations

So. I updated my Movie Recommendations page. It’s funny. It started at this list:
What are your favorite movies?

Lord Of The Rings (1 movie in 3 very long parts)
The Passion of the Christ
Mercy Streets
Babe: Pig in the City
The Addiction
Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie
The Wild One

Now it’s up to 53 films. (54 if you count my either or at number 23)

The numbers are not a ranking, but the order you should see them in.

(First Read JRR Tolkien’s

The Tolkien Reader


  1. B000JLTR8QM. Night Shyamalan’s Lady in the Water  (pe) (d) (bl)
  2. Babe (m) (f) (bl)
  3. Babe Pig In The City (m) (d) (bl)
  4. Nanny McPhee
  5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)(d) (nf) (pe)
  6. B000OHBCI8The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) (d) (nf) (c)
  7. The Exorcism of Emily Rose   (nf) (pe) (d) (bl)
  8. Luther   (c) (nf)
  9. Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (c) (d)
  10. The Village (pe) (nf)
  11. SE7EN (pe) (nf) (d) (bl+)
  12.  Let The Right One In (m) (nf) (D) (bl)
  13. The Addiction (c) (nf) (d) (bl+)
  14. Signs   (c) (nf)(bl)
  15. Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (c) (d)
  16. Godspell (c) (f)(bl)
  17. The Miracle Maker (c) (d)
  18. Ben Hur   (c)
  19. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe  (c)
  20. The Passion of the Christ (c) (nf) (d)
  21. Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King (c) (d)
  22. To End All Wars (c) (nf) (d)(bl+)
  23. I Am Legend (c)(nf)(d)(bl) or   The Book of Eli (c)(nf)(d)(bl)
  24. On The Waterfront(c)
  25. The Incredible Adventures of Wallace & Gromit [3 shorts] (f) (s)
  26. The Incredibles (m)
  27. Testament: The Bible In Animation [9 shorts] (c) (d)
  28. Rope (d) (m)
  29. In The Bedroom (d)(nf)(pe)(bl)
    Note: “The Bedroom” in the title refers to a compartment of a Lobster Trap
  30. Mercy Streets (c) (nf)
  31. Citizen Kane (m)
  32. Phone Booth (m) (pe) (d) (nf)(bl++)
  33. Man On Fire (c) (nf) (d)(bl+)
  34. The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (s)
  35. Newsboys Down Under The Big Top (c) (s) (f)
  36. Napoleon Dynamite (s)
  37. Danielson a Family Movie (or, Make A Joyful Noise HERE) (c) (pe) (nf)(bl)
  38. Extreme Days (c) (s)
  39. Arsenic and Old Lace (s)
  40. 13 Going On 30 (m) (s)(bl)
  41. Chillicothe (s) (m) (d)   (nf) (slightly – pe)(bl)
  42. Lars and the Real Girl  (c) (nf)(bl)
  43. Sense and Sensibility (c)(f)
  44. Maltese Falcon
  45. Vertigo (d)
  46. Pride and Prejudice  (m)
  47. Unbreakable (nf) (d)(bl)
  48. The Wild One (m)
     (Under Midnight’s Void album is a concept album imagining the inner thoughts of a space aged Wild One)
  49. Casablanca (m)
  50. The Lord of the Rings Extended Edition   (one movie in three parts) (c) (nf) (d)

In the comments below tell me:

  • How many of the list you have seen.             or
  • Which movies you think are good choices.   or
  • Which movies are bad choices.                     or
  • What should be added.

And for the big time film aficionado…

  • Which movies are in the wrong spot.

One Response to “Movie Recommendations”

  1. willgrant11 Says:

    We have very few duplicates. 1) Once 2) Casino Royale 3) The Dark Knight Rises 4) Rocky 5) it’s a Wonderful Life 6) Lord of the Rings Trilogy 7) The Bourne Trilogy 8) Citizen Kane 9) The Princess Bride 10) The Searchers 11) What’s Up Tiger Lily? 12) Toy Story Trilogy 13) That Thing You Do 14) Batman Begins 15) War and Peace 16) Bandslam 17) Avatar 18) The Bridge on the River Kwai 19) To Have and Have Not 20) The Godfather 21) The Terminator 22) Twelve Angry Men 23) Couching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 24) From Russia With Love 25) The Man Who Would be King 26) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 27) Wall-E 28) The French Connection 28) The Little Mermaid 29) Dave 30) Babe 31) Groundhog Day 32) The Shawshank Redemption 33) The Sixth Sense 34) The Big Lebowski 35) Diehard 36) The Wizard of Oz 37) To Kill A Mockingbird 38) Fargo 39) North by Northwest 40) Raiders of the Lost Ark 41) The Empire Strikes Back 42) The Dark Knight 43) The Good the Bad and the Ugly

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