Most favourite & most hated

Someone asked me the other day about my favourite movie. After explaining that I could never narrow it down to just one, I tried to narrow it down to 10. I could barely do it. I got to 25, but then managed to take another step and narrow it to just 10.

I’m not saying these are the best movies ever made. And I deliberately excluded sets like The Godfather, Star Wars & Lord Of The Rings. That didn’t seem fair. And so, in no particular order:

  • Almost Famous
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Fight Club
  • Grosse Pointe Blank
  • Hoosiers
  • Last Of The Mohicans
  • Seven
  • Silence Of The Lambs
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • The Usual Suspects

Also, a list of the 5 movies I’ve seen which I’ve despised the most. I’m sure there are others, but these were the ones I could think of along with their Rotten Tomatoes ratings:

  • Showgirls (15%)
  • Tomcats (14%)
  • Romance (39%)
  • Evolution (41%)
  • Adolphe (not rated, but my original review after seeing it included this line: “i’m certain this movie, in a past life, was some old sick nazi guard dog”)

0 thoughts on “Most favourite & most hated

  1. My 10 best, with scores:
    Glengarry Glen Ross (7.8)
    Jaws (8.2)
    Reservoir Dogs (8.3)
    Aliens (8.3)
    Deliverance (7.8)
    GoodFellas (8.6)
    Hard Boiled (7.9)
    Lawrence of Arabia (8.6)
    Raging Bull (8.4)
    Taxi Driver (8.4)

    Safe choices, all. I’m such a boy.

    Worst movies? The first is the one I saw last night:
    Halloween 3: Season of the Witch (3.6)
    Leonard: Part 6 (2.3)
    Jaws the Revenge (2.6)
    Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (2.7)

    And I rather like Showgirls; I own it!

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