My Favorite Movies

(The best of the best are in bold)
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American Beauty (1999 drama)

Angels in the Dust (2007 documentary)

The Apartment (1960 comedy/drama/romance)

Avatar (2009 action/scifi)

Away From Her(2006 drama)

A Beautiful Mind (2001 biography)

Bend it Like Beckham (2002 comedy/drama/romance)

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962 drama)

Black Rain (1989 drama by director Imamura, not 1989 drama by director Scott; in Japanese w/English subtitles)

The Blob (1958 sci-fi, not 1972, not 1988)

Blood Diamond (2006 drama)

Blood Simple (1985 mystery)

Bound (1996 mystery)

Bowling for Columbine (2002 documentary)

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008 drama)

Boys Don't Cry (1999 drama)

Boyz N the Hood (1991 drama)

Cabaret (1972 musical)

Cairo 678 (2010 drama; in Arabic w/English subtitles)

Casablanca (1942 romance/drama)

Casa de Areia ("House of Sand;" 2005 drama; in Portuguese w/English subtitles)

The Changeling (2008 drama)

Chicago (2002 musical)

A Clockwork Orange (1972 drama)

The Crying Game (1992 drama)

Deathtrap (1982 mystery)

The Deer Hunter (1978 drama)

Defiant Requiem (2012 documentary)

Driving Miss Daisy (1989 drama)

The English Patient (1996 romance/drama)

Everything is Illuminated (2005 comedy/drama)

Eye in the Sky (2015 drama)

A Face in the Crowd (1957 drama)

Fill the Void (2012 drama)

Fiddler on the Roof (1971 musical)

Fruitvale Station (2013 drama)

Gentleman's Agreement (1947 drama)

Gladiator (2001 drama)

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992 drama)

Green Card (1990 drama)

The Groove Tube (1974 comedy)

The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1992 drama)

Harold and Maude (1971 comedy)

I Am Sam (2001 drama)

If These Walls Could Talk (1996 drama)

In a Better World (2010 drama; in Danish and Arabic w/English subtitles)

Incendies (2010 drama; in French and Arabic w/English subtitles)

Inception (2011 drama)

Insomnia (2002 mystery)

In the Valley of Elah (2007 drama/mystery)

Jacob's Ladder (1990 drama)

Jibeuro ("The Way Home;" 2002 drama; in Korean w/English subtitles)

Keeping the Faith (2000 comedy/drama/romance)

The Kite Runner (2007 drama; in Dari w/English subtitles)

The Last Lions (2011 documentary)

Life, Above All (2010 drama; in Sesotho w/English subtitles)

Life is Beautiful (1998 drama/comedy; in Italian w/English subtitles)

Lilies of the Field (1963 drama)

The Little Prince (1974 children's)

Little Shop of Horrors (1986 musical)

The Lost Weekend (1945 drama)

The Majestic (2001 drama)

A Man Called Ove (2015 comedy/drama; in Swedish w/English subtitles)

Meet the Parents (2000 comedy)

Memento (2000 mystery)

Men of Honor (2000 drama)

The Miracle Worker (1962 biography)

Missing (1982 drama)

Mondo Cane (1963 documentary)

Munich (2006 docudrama)

The Namesake (2007 drama)

North Country (2005 drama)

Of Mice and Men (1939 drama)

Old Man and the Sea (1958 drama)

Pay it Forward (2000 drama)

A Perfect Murder (1998 mystery)

Philadelphia (1993 drama)

The Pianist (2002 drama)

Pillow Book (1997 drama)

Rabbit Proof Fence (2002 drama)

Raju (2012 short drama; in German w/English subtitles)

The Red Violin (1998 drama/mystery; in French, German, Italian, and Mandarin w/English subtitles)

The Salt of the Earth (2014 documentary/biography; in English, French, and Portuguese w/English subtitles)

Sarah's Key (2010 drama)

Schindler's List (1993 drama)

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989 comedy)

A Separation (2011 drama; in Persian w/English subtitles)

The Sea Inside (2004 biography/drama; in Spanish w/English subtitles)

Seven (1995 mystery)

The Shawshank Redemption (1994 drama)

Side Effects (2013 drama)

Sleuth (1972 mystery)

Sometimes in April (2005 docudrama)

Soylent Green (1973 futuristic)

Startup.com (2001 documentary)

Still Alice (2014 drama)

A Taxing Woman (1988 comedy; in Japanese w/English subtitles)

Testament (1983 futuristic)

The Theory of Everything (2014 Biography)

They Shoot Horses, Don't They (1969 drama)

Timbuktu (2014 drama)

Trust (2010 drama)

Tsotsi (2005 drama; in Zulu and Xhosa w/English subtitles)

Twelve Angry Men (1957 drama)

Under the Same Moon (2007 adventure/drama; in Spanish w/English subtitles)

Vera Drake (2004 drama)

The Vow (2012 drama/romance)

Wadjda (2012 drama; in Arabic w/English subtitles)

War Dance (2007 documentary)

War Witch (2012 drama; French and Lingala w/English subtitles)

Water (2006 drama; in Hindi w/English subtitles)

Whale Rider (2003 drama)

Winter in Wartime (2008 drama; in Dutch w/ English subtitles)

Witness (1985 mystery)

Witness for the Prosecution (1957 mystery)

The Wizard of Oz (1939 musical)

Yesterday (2004 drama; in Zulu)