A Notorious Film List

Films from my childhood

1. Father Goose (1964)

2. The Great Race (1965)

3. Hatari (1962)

4. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

5. The Pink Panther (1963)

6. McLintock! (1963)

7. Charade (1963)

8. The Russians are Coming (1966)

9. The Music Man (1962)

10. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

11. A Night at the Opera (1935)

12. A Day at the Races (1937)

Films I love

Criteria: 1. Film can be watched on repeat  2. The response to the question “hey, want to watch _____?” is always “Yes.”

1. North by Northwest (1959)

2. Notorious (1946)

3. My Fair Lady (1964)

4. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

5. Some Like It Hot (1959)

6. The Apartment (1960)

7. One, Two, Three (1961)

8. Good News (1947)

9. Roberta (1935)

10. Swing Time (1936)

11. Inherit the Wind (1960)

12. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

13. Ball of Fire (1941)

14. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

15. His Girl Friday (1940)

16. Bringing Up Baby (1948)

17. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

18. Adam’s Rib (1949)

19. The Big Sleep (1946)

20. Casablanca (1942)

21. Amelie (2001)

22. Chungking Express (1994)

23. Top Hat (1935)

24. To Have and Have Not (1944)

25. The Fall (2006)

Films I Love But Can Only Watch Sometimes

Criteria: 1. I cannot watch on repeat  2. Emotionally effects me too much or too little  3. Has made a significant enough contribution in film history that it deserves major respect even if I don’t enjoy it. 4. Has moments I adore, but as a whole is not my favorite. 5. Must be in the right mood for it.

1. East of Eden

2. Sea of Grass

3. Anything by Kazan

4. Streetcar Named Desire

5. Meet Me in St. Louis

6. West Side Story

7. Guess Whose Coming to Dinner

8. Vertigo

9. Sunset Boulevard

10. Citizen Kane

11. All the Rogers and Hammerstein musicals

12. Little Women (June Alyson and Peter Lawford)

13. An American in Paris

14. Lolita

15. The Shop Around the Corner

16. Brigadoon

17. Anchors Away

18. M

19. Captain Blood

20. The Seahawk

21. Laura

22. To Kill a Mockingbird

23. Roman Holiday

24. Rebel Without a Cause

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One response to “A Notorious Film List

  1. FYI–The Russians Are Coming is now on Netflix! Also, the guy who plays the cute love interest Russian is also in Barbarella, Queen of the Galaxy, which is also on Netflix and which I may have watched part of on a dare. It was….special.

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