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Mr. Showbiz’s CRITICS’ Picks:
The 100 Best Movies of All Time
The films chosen for this list were limited to English language films made since the birth of the talkies.

1. Casablanca (1942), dir. Michael Curtiz

2. The Godfather Part II (1974), dir. Francis Ford Coppola

3. North By Northwest (1959), dir. Alfred Hitchcock

4. Citizen Kane (1941), dir. Orson Welles

5. Lawrence of Arabia (1962), dir. David Lean

6.Manhattan (1979), dir. Woody Allen

7. Gone With The Wind (1939), dir. Victor Fleming

8. Chinatown (1974), dir. Roman Polanski

9.The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), dir. John Ford

10. City Lights (1931), dir. Charles Chaplin

11. Raging Bull (1980), dir. Martin Scorsese

12. Sunset Boulevard (1950), dir. Billy Wilder

13. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), dir. Stanley Kubrick

14. The Philadelphia Story (1940), dir. George Cukor

15.To Have and Have Not (1944), dir. Howard Hawks

16. The Graduate (1967), dir. Mike Nichols

17. The Maltese Falcon (1941), dir. John Huston

18. Star Wars (1977), dir. George Lucas

19. It’s A Wonderful Life (1946), dir. Frank Capra

20. The Wild Bunch (1969), dir. Sam Peckinpah

21. Vertigo (1958), dir. Alfred Hitchcock

22. Singin’ In The Rain (1952), dir. Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly

23. The Godfather (1972), dir. Francis Ford Coppola

24. E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), dir. Steven Spielberg

25.The Palm Beach Story (1942), dir. Preston Sturges

26. Blade Runner (1982), dir. Ridley Scott

27. Double Indemnity (1944), dir. Billy Wilder

28.The Manchurian Candidate (1962), dir. John Frankenheimer

29. All About Eve (1950), dir. Joseph Mankiewicz

30. The Searchers (1956), dir. John Ford

31. Rear Window (1954), dir. Alfred Hitchcock

32. Annie Hall (1977), dir. Woody Allen

33. Ninotchka (1939), dir. Ernst Lubitsch

34.Blue Velvet (1986), dir. David Lynch

35. The Wizard of Oz (1939), dir. Victor Fleming

36. Bringing Up Baby (1938), dir. Howard Hawks

37. The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957), dir. David Lean

38. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (1964), dir. Stanley Kubrick

39. Pulp Fiction (1994), dir. Quentin Tarantino

40. Some Like It Hot (1959), dir. Billy Wilder

41. On The Waterfront (1954), dir. Elia Kazan

42. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), dir. Milos Forman

43. Taxi Driver (1976), dir. Martin Scorsese

44. Touch Of Evil (1958), dir. Orson Welles

45. Nashville (1975), dir. Robert Altman

46. Apocalypse Now (1979), dir. Francis Ford Coppola

47.The Hustler (1961), dir. Robert Rossen

48. The Big Sleep (1946), dir. Howard Hawks

49. Bonnie And Clyde (1967), dir. Arthur Penn

50.Unforgiven (1992), dir. Clint Eastwood

51.Network (1976), dir. Sidney Lumet

52.The Silence of the Lambs (1991), dir. Jonathan Demme

53. Jaws (1975), dir. Steven Spielberg

54.The Deer Hunter (1978), dir. Michael Cimino

55.Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), dir. Woody Allen

56.Gunga Din (1939), dir. George Stevens

57. Schindler’s List (1993), dir. Steven Spielberg

58.Hud (1963), dir. Martin Ritt

59. The Third Man (1949), dir. Carol Reed

60. Modern Times (1936), dir. Charles Chaplin

61.Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), dir. Steven Spielberg

62. Red River (1948), dir. Howard Hawks

63.The Empire Strikes Back (1980), dir. Irvin Kershner

64.Hamlet (1948), dir. Laurence Olivier

65. Notorious (1946), dir. Alfred Hitchcock

66. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), dir. Elia Kazan

67.Last Tango in Paris (1972), dir. Bernardo Bertolucci

68.Sweet Smell of Success (1957), dir. Alexander Mackendrick

69. Out Of The Past (1947), dir. Jacques Tournier

70.All That Jazz (1979), dir. Bob Fosse

71. Top Hat (1935), dir. Mark Sandrich

72.The Misfits (1961), dir. John Huston

73.Tootsie (1982), dir. Sydney Pollack

74. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), dir. Frank Capra

75.Short Cuts (1993), dir. Robert Altman

76. The Grapes of Wrath (1940), dir. John Ford

77.The Apartment (1960), dir. Billy Wilder

78.A Clockwork Orange (1971), dir. Stanley Kubrick

79. Psycho (1960), dir. Alfred Hitchcock

80.Moonstruck (1987), dir. Norman Jewison

81.GoodFellas (1990), dir. Martin Scorsese

82. Stagecoach (1939), dir. John Ford

83.The Last Picture Show (1971), dir. Peter Bogdanovich

84.Die Hard (1988), dir. John McTiernan

85. Midnight Cowboy (1969), dir. John Schlesinger

86. West Side Story (1961), dir. Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins

87. The Quiet Man (1952), dir. John Ford

88.Reds (1981), dir. Warren Beatty

89. Rebel Without a Cause (1955), dir. Nicholas Ray

90.A Hard Day’s Night (1964), dir. Richard Lester

91.A Room With A View (1986), dir. James Ivory

92.From Here to Eternity (1953), dir. Fred Zinnemann

93.The Piano (1993), dir. Jane Campion

94.Adam’s Rib (1949), dir. George Cukor

95.This Is Spinal Tap (1984), dir. Rob Reiner

96. It Happened One Night (1934), dir. Frank Capra

97.Do the Right Thing (1989), dir. Spike Lee

98.The Thin Man (1934), dir. W.S. Van Dyke

99.Patton (1970), dir. Franklin Schaffner

100.The Terminator (1984), dir. James Cameron

Mr. Showbiz’s READERS’ Picks:
The 100 Best Movies of All Time
Visitors were asked to vote for their Ten Best Movies of All Time, and the responses were tabulated.

1. Star Wars (1977), dir. George Lucas
2. The Godfather (1972), dir. Francis Ford Coppola
3. Pulp Fiction (1994), dir. Quentin Tarantino
4. Casablanca (1942), dir. Michael Curtiz
5. Gone With The Wind (1939), dir. Victor Fleming
6.Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), dir. Steven Spielberg
7. Schindler’s List (1993), dir. Steven Spielberg
8. Citizen Kane (1941), dir. Orson Welles
9.The Empire Strikes Back (1980), dir. Irvin Kershner
10. It’s A Wonderful Life (1946), dir. Frank Capra
11.The Silence of the Lambs (1991), dir. Jonathan Demme
12.Braveheart (1995), dir. Mel Gibson
13. E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), dir. Steven Spielberg
14. The Godfather Part II (1974), dir. Francis Ford Coppola
15.Forrest Gump (1994), dir. Robert Zemeckis
16. Apocalypse Now (1979), dir. Francis Ford Coppola
17. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), dir. Stanley Kubrick
18. The Shawshank Redemption (1994), dir. Frank Darabont
19. The Wizard of Oz (1939), dir. Victor Fleming
20.Independence Day (1996), dir. Roland Emmerich
21.GoodFellas (1990), dir. Martin Scorsese
22. Blade Runner (1982), dir. Ridley Scott
23.Return of the Jedi (1983), dir. Richard Marquand
24. Jaws (1975), dir. Steven Spielberg
25.Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996), dir. Mike Judge
26.Die Hard (1988), dir. John McTiernan
27. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), dir. Milos Forman
28.The Sound of Music (1965), dir. Robert Wise
29. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned
To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (1964), dir. Stanley Kubrick
30.The Usual Suspects (1995), dir. Bryan Singer
31.Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), dir. Tom Shadyac
32. Lawrence of Arabia (1962), dir. David Lean
33.A Clockwork Orange (1971), dir. Stanley Kubrick
34. Taxi Driver (1976), dir. Martin Scorsese
35. The Graduate (1967), dir. Mike Nichols
36.Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), dir. James Cameron
37.The Terminator (1984), dir. James Cameron
38.Fargo (1996), dir. Joel Coen
39. North By Northwest (1959), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
40. Rear Window (1954), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
41. Raging Bull (1980), dir. Martin Scorsese
42.Grease (1978), dir. Randal Kleiser
43. Singin’ In The Rain (1952), dir. Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly
44.Reservoir Dogs (1992), dir. Quentin Tarantino
45. Psycho (1960), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
46.Aliens (1986), dir. James Cameron
47. Annie Hall (1977), dir. Woody Allen
48. Vertigo (1958), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
49.Dances With Wolves (1990), dir. Kevin Costner
50.The Princess Bride (1987), dir. Rob Reiner
51.Top Gun (1986), dir. Tony Scott
52.Unforgiven (1992), dir. Clint Eastwood
53.Seven (1995), dir. David Fincher
54. West Side Story (1961), dir. Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
55. Chinatown (1974), dir. Roman Polanski
56.The Piano (1993), dir. Jane Campion
57.Field of Dreams (1989), dir. Phil Alden Robinson
58.The Rock (1996), dir. Michael Bay
59.Trainspotting (1996), dir. Danny Boyle
60.Jerry Maguire (1996), dir. Cameron Crowe
61.The Deer Hunter (1978), dir. Michael Cimino
62.(Monty Python’s) Life of Brian (1979), dir. Terry Jones
63. Some Like It Hot (1959), dir. Billy Wilder
64.Jurassic Park (1993), dir. Steven Spielberg
65. The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957), dir. David Lean
66.Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), dir. Steven Spielberg
67. The Maltese Falcon (1941), dir. John Huston
68.Twister (1996), dir. Jan De Bont
69. Ben-Hur (1959), dir. William Wyler
70.Heat (1995), dir. Michael Mann
71.When Harry Met Sally…(1989), dir. Rob Reiner
72. The Philadelphia Story (1940), dir. George Cukor
73.Back to the Future (1989), dir. Robert Zemeckis
74.Apollo 13 (1995), dir. Ron Howard
75.Rocky (1976), dir. John G. Avildsen
76.Blue Velvet (1986), dir. David Lynch
77.Amadeus (1984), dir. Milos Forman
78.Speed (1994), dir. Jan De Bont
79.Dead Poets Society (1989), dir. Peter Weir
80.Rain Man (1988), dir. Barry Levinson
81.The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966), dir. Sergio Leone
82. Midnight Cowboy (1969), dir. John Schlesinger
83.Manhattan (1979), dir. Woody Allen
84.The Lion King (1994), dir. Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
85.Platoon (1986), dir. Oliver Stone
86.Brazil (1985), dir. Terry Gilliam
87. All About Eve (1950), dir. Joseph Mankiewicz
88.Raising Arizona (1987), dir. Joel Coen
89.The Breakfast Club (1985), dir. John Hughes
90. The Quiet Man (1952), dir. John Ford
91.Doctor Zhivago (1965), dir. David Lean
92.A Time to Kill (1996), dir. Joel Schumacher
93.Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), dir. Blake Edwards
94.A Few Good Men (1992), dir. Rob Reiner
95.Tootsie (1982), dir. Sydney Pollack
96.The Fugitive (1993), dir. Andrew Davis
97.The English Patient (1996), dir. Anthony Minghella
98.Toy Story (1995), dir. John Lasseter
99.Alien (1979), dir. Ridley Scott
100.Patton (1970), dir. Franklin Schaffner

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