Great Movies – My List

Here is a list of movies I liked so much, they made this “truly great” list They span roughly from 1970 to present. The titles with links I have written movie reviews for. The number of total movies I’ve seen and enjoyed is much longer than this but these were extra special in some way. In some cases I still enjoy watching them over and over.

Movies listed by genre

Drama

  • Chariots of Fire
  • Les Miserables
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • The Village
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • Badlands
  • Amadeus
  • The Wall
  • Winter’s Bone
  • Meet Joe Black
  • Hugo
  • A River Runs Through it
  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Kramer vs. Kramer
  • The Black Stallion
  • Urban Cowboy
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Brubaker
  • The Outsiders

Educational and Documentary

Romantic

  • Dan in Real Life
  • Serendipity
  • Across the Universe (a musical based around Beatles songs)

Sci-Fi and Fantasy

TV

  • Swamp People
  • Justified
  • Dexter

Horror

  • Jaws
  • Halloween
  • The Funhouse
  • Devil
  • The Thing

Action and Suspense

Comedy

  • Ruby Sparks
  • Despicable Me
  • Curse of the Jade Scorpion
  • Tropic Thunder
  • This is Spinal Tap
  • The Jerk
  • Harvey
  • A Christmas Story
  • The Incredible Shrinking Woman
  • Airplane!
  • Caddyshack
  • Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
  • Animal House
  • I Love You Man
  • Yes Man
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Super

Kids and Animation

  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
  • Pinocchio
  • Dumbo
  • Bambi
  • Cinderella
  • Peter Pan
  • Lady And The Tramp
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • 101 Dalmatians
  • Robin Hood
  • The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh
  • The Rescuers
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Beauty And The Beast
  • Aladdin
  • The Lion King
  • Hercules
  • Tarzan
  • Meet The Robinsons
  • Bolt
  • The Princess And The Frog
  • Tangled
  • Cars
  • The Incredibles
  • Mary Poppins
  • Monsters, Inc.
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Pete’s Dragon
  • Rango
  • Ratatouille
  • Toy Story
  • Up
  • Wall*E
  • Gnomeo & Juliet
  • A Little Princess
  • Homeward Bound
  • Cats and Dogs
  • Ponyo
  • The Secret World of Arriety
  • My Neighbor Tortoro
  • Spirited Away
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service

More are added periodically.

About Damien S Riley

"I was born in 1969. Not quite a hippie but I share some of their cultural sensitivities, like peace. I'm a teacher and married with 3 kids. I post original songs, writings, and podcasts here. I'm also Cre8nNov8 on Twitter. Thanks for reading."
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