#fav7films

I’m not on social media anymore, but I hear things. Right now on Twitter there’s a hashtag game – #fav7films, one that everyone seems to be participating in – where you list your favorite movies. You’re supposed to name just 7 but, to quote Ralph Wiggum on The Simpsons, that’s unpossible! Since this is my site and I can do more than 140 characters, here’s my 20.

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Back to the Future (1985)
North By Northwest (1959)
Rio Bravo (1959)
Out of Sight (1998)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
You’ve Got Mail (1998)
Memento (2000)
The Big Heat (1953)
Saboteur (1942)
La-La Land (2016)
Ocean’s 11 
(2001)
The Tin Star (1957)
Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Pitfall (1948)

4 thoughts on “#fav7films

  1. Here’s my list in yearly order:

    Public Enemy (’31)
    Bombshell (’33)
    She Done Him Wrong (’33)
    A Night at the Opera (’35)
    A Day at the Races (’37)
    The Wizard of Oz (’39)
    Spellbound (’45)
    The Postman Always Rings Twice (’46)
    A Streetcar Named Desire (’51)
    Rear Window (’54)
    Rebel Without A Cause (’55)
    Sweet Smell of Success (’57)
    Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter (’57)
    The Three Faces of Eve (’57)
    Vertigo (’58)
    Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (’58)
    North By Northwest (’59)
    Some Like It Hot (’59)
    Psycho (’60)
    101 Dalmatians (’61)
    Splendor in the Grass (’61)
    What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (’62)
    The Birds (’63)
    Goldfinger (’64)
    Help! (’65)
    Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolfe? (’66)
    Fahrenheit 451 (’66)
    Bonnie and Clyde (’67)
    The Graduate (’67)
    The Yellow Submarine (’68)
    Psyche Out (’68)
    Rosemary’s Baby (’68)
    Little Big Man (’70)
    Harold & Maude (’71)
    Play Misty For Me (’71)
    Last Picture Show (’71)
    Superfly (’72)
    Westworld (’73)
    Chinatown (’74)
    The Stepford Wives (’75)
    Tommy (’75)
    Carrie (’76)
    Network (’76)
    Dressed To Kill (’80)
    Tootsie (’82)
    Vacation (’83)
    Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (’85)
    Fatal Attraction (’87)
    Hairspray (’88)
    The Addams Family (’91)
    Mrs. Doubtfire (’93)
    Quiz Show (’94)
    Babe (’95)
    Twister (’96)
    Boogie Nights (’97)
    L.A. Confidential (’97)
    The Sixth Sense (’99)
    Mulholland Drive (’01)
    The Artist (’11)
    The Three Stooges (’12)
    Lincoln (’12)

    That’s pretty much it.

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