Films

Top50 dystopian movies

Thanks to Gustaf for this item

Incipient meme from SF Signal: “You know the drill” Copy the list and BOLD the movies you have seen.

Original list and discussion (very interesting) is at Snarkerati.

  1. Metropolis (1927)*Owned by Gadget17
  2. A Clockwork Orange (1971)LOVEFiLM
  3. Brazil (1985) Amazon
  4. Wings of Desire (1987)* Amazon
  5. Blade Runner (1982)LOVEFiLM
  6. Children of Men (2006)Amazon
  7. The Matrix (1999)Owned by Gadget17
  8. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)LOVEFiLM
  9. Minority Report (2002)Owned by Gadget17
  10. Delicatessen (1991)*Amazon
  11. Sleeper (1973)Amazon
  12. The Trial (1962) Amazon
  13. Alphaville (1965)*Amazon
  14. Twelve Monkeys (1995)LOVEFiLM
  15. Serenity (2005)Owned by Gadget17
  16. Pleasantville (1998)Amazon
  17. Ghost in the Shell (1995)Amazon
  18. Battle Royale (2000)* Amazon
  19. RoboCop (1987)LOVEFiLM
  20. Akira (1988)* Amazon
  21. The City of Lost Children (1995) Amazon
  22. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  23. V for Vendetta (2005)Amazon
  24. Metropolis (2001)*Amazon
  25. Gattaca (1997)LOVEFiLM
  26. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)LOVEFiLM
  27. On The Beach (1959)LOVEFiLM
  28. Mad Max (1979)LOVEFiLM
  29. Total Recall (1990)T.V.
  30. Dark City (1998)LOVEFiLM
  31. War Of the Worlds (1953)LOVEFiLM
  32. District 13 (2004)*Owned by Gadget17
  33. They Live (1988)LOVEFiLM
  34. THX 1138 (1971)LOVEFiLM
  35. Escape from New York (1981)LOVEFiLM
  36. A Scanner Darkly (2006)LOVEFiLM
  37. Silent Running (1972)LOVEFiLM
  38. Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001)LOVEFiLM
  39. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)LOVEFiLM
  40. A Boy and His Dog (1975)LOVEFiLM
  41. Soylent Green (1973)LOVEFiLM
  42. I Robot (2004)LOVEFiLM
  43. Logan’s Run (1976)LOVEFiLM
  44. Strange Days (1995)LOVEFiLM
  45. Idiocracy (2006)LOVEFiLM
  46. Death Race 2000 (1975)LOVEFiLM
  47. Rollerball (1975)LOVEFiLM
  48. Starship Troopers (1997)LOVEFiLM
  49. One Point O (2004) – Borrowed from a Friend
  50. Equilibrium (2002)LOVEFiLM

Other Films that didn’t make to the original Snarkerati list for various reasons.

* = Foreign Language Films

IMDb’s – Top 250 Films (ranked, updated 21/06/2009)

My next Challenge, and this time I will watch the complete lot (again if needed).

  1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)LOVEFiLM
  2. The Godfather (1972)LOVEFiLM
  3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)LOVEFiLM
  4. Buono, il brutto, il cattivo., Il (1966)LOVEFiLM
  5. Pulp Fiction (1994)LOVEFiLM
  6. Schindler’s List (1993)LOVEFiLM
  7. The Dark Knight (2008)LOVEFiLM
  8. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)LOVEFiLM
  9. 12 Angry Men (1957)LOVEFiLM
  10. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)LOVEFiLM
  11. Casablanca (1942)LOVEFiLM
  12. Star Wars (1977)LOVEFiLM
  13. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)LOVEFiLM
  14. Shichinin no samurai (1954)LOVEFiLM
  15. Goodfellas (1990)LOVEFiLM
  16. Rear Window (1954)LOVEFiLM
  17. Cidade de Deus (2002)LOVEFiLM
  18. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)LOVEFiLM
  19. Up (2009)
  20. C’era una volta il West (1968) – Film4
  21. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)LOVEFiLM
  22. Fight Club (1999)
  23. The Usual Suspects (1995)LOVEFiLM
  24. Psycho (1960)LOVEFiLM
  25. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  26. Sunset Blvd. (1950)LOVEFiLM
  27. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)LOVEFiLM
  28. The Matrix (1999)
  29. Memento (2000)LOVEFiLM
  30. North by Northwest (1959)LOVEFiLM
  31. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)LOVEFiLM
  32. Se7en (1995)LOVEFiLM
  33. Citizen Kane (1941)LOVEFiLM
  34. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)LOVEFiLM
  35. Léon (1994)Owned by Gadget17
  36. Apocalypse Now (1979)LOVEFiLM
  37. American Beauty (1999)LOVEFiLM
  38. Taxi Driver (1976)LOVEFiLM
  39. American History X (1998)LOVEFiLM
  40. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)LOVEFiLM
  41. Vertigo (1958)LOVEFiLM
  42. WALL·E (2008)LOVEFiLM
  43. Forrest Gump (1994)LOVEFiLM
  44. Paths of Glory (1957)LOVEFiLM
  45. Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain, Le (2001)LOVEFiLM
  46. M (1931)LOVEFiLM
  47. Double Indemnity (1944)LOVEFiLM
  48. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)LOVEFiLM
  49. Alien (1979)LOVEFiLM
  50. A Clockwork Orange (1971)LOVEFiLM
  51. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  52. The Shining (1980)LOVEFiLM
  53. The Departed (2006)LOVEFiLM
  54. The Third Man (1949)LOVEFiLM
  55. Das Leben der Anderen (2006)LOVEFiLM
  56. Saving Private Ryan (1998)LOVEFiLM
  57. Chinatown (1974)LOVEFiLM
  58. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)LOVEFiLM
  59. The Pianist (2002)LOVEFiLM
  60. Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)LOVEFiLM
  61. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)LOVEFiLM
  62. City Lights (1931)
  63. Aliens (1986)
  64. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  65. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  66. L.A. Confidential (1997)LOVEFiLM
  67. Das Boot (1981)
  68. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)LOVEFiLM
  69. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)LOVEFiLM
  70. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  71. Laberinto del fauno, El (2006)LOVEFiLM
  72. Rashômon (1950)
  73. Raging Bull (1980)
  74. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  75. All About Eve (1950)
  76. Modern Times (1936)
  77. Gran Torino (2008)
  78. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
  79. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  80. Rebecca (1940)
  81. Der Untergang (2004)
  82. Metropolis (1927)
  83. The Prestige (2006)
  84. The Apartment (1960)
  85. Amadeus (1984)
  86. The Elephant Man (1980)
  87. La vita è bella (1997)
  88. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  89. Nuovo cinema Paradiso (1988)
  90. The Great Dictator (1940)
  91. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  92. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  93. The Great Escape (1963)
  94. Ladri di biciclette (1948)
  95. Back to the Future (1985)
  96. The Sting (1973)
  97. Star Trek (2009)
  98. Sin City (2005)
  99. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  100. Touch of Evil (1958)
  101. The Wrestler (2008)
  102. On the Waterfront (1954)
  103. Braveheart (1995)
  104. Det sjunde inseglet (1957)
  105. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  106. Batman Begins (2005)
  107. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  108. Jaws (1975)
  109. No Country for Old Men (2007)
  110. Strangers on a Train (1951)
  111. Blade Runner (1982)
  112. The Green Mile (1999)
  113. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)LOVEFiLM
  114. Unforgiven (1992)
  115. Gladiator (2000)LOVEFiLM
  116. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
  117. Notorious (1946)
  118. High Noon (1952)LOVEFiLM
  119. Per qualche dollaro in più (1965)
  120. Oldboy (2003)
  121. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  122. The Big Sleep (1946)
  123. Die Hard (1988)
  124. Fargo (1996)
  125. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  126. The General (1926)
  127. Mononoke-hime (1997)
  128. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  129. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  130. The Hangover (2009)
  131. Donnie Darko (2001)
  132. Smultronstället (1957)
  133. Yojimbo (1961)
  134. It Happened One Night (1934)
  135. Heat (1995)
  136. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  137. Annie Hall (1977)
  138. Ran (1985)
  139. The Deer Hunter (1978)
  140. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  141. Ben-Hur (1959)
  142. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) – BBC HD
  143. Platoon (1986)
  144. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  145. Into the Wild (2007)
  146. Les diaboliques (1955)
  147. Le notti di Cabiria (1957)
  148. Le salaire de la peur (1953)
  149. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
  150. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  151. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)LOVEFiLM
  152. 8½ (1963)
  153. Life of Brian (1979)
  154. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  155. The Big Lebowski (1998)
  156. Snatch. (2000)
  157. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  158. The Gold Rush (1925)
  159. The Graduate (1967)
  160. Stand by Me (1986)
  161. Finding Nemo (2003)
  162. The Killing (1956)
  163. Ratatouille (2007)
  164. Amores perros (2000)
  165. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  166. Gandhi (1982)
  167. Brief Encounter (1945)
  168. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  169. Trainspotting (1996) – Film4
  170. The Lion King (1994)
  171. Scarface (1983)
  172. The Wild Bunch (1969)
  173. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  174. The Thing (1982)
  175. V for Vendetta (2005)
  176. Groundhog Day (1993)
  177. The Terminator (1984)
  178. Sleuth (1972)
  179. Harvey (1950)
  180. Toy Story (1995)
  181. The Kid (1921)
  182. The Princess Bride (1987)
  183. The Hustler (1961)
  184. Umberto D. (1952)
  185. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  186. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  187. The Incredibles (2004)
  188. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  189. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
  190. Children of Men (2006)
  191. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
  192. Låt den rätte komma in (2008)
  193. Stalag 17 (1953)
  194. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
  195. Hotaru no haka (1988)
  196. Casino (1995)
  197. Duck Soup (1933)
  198. La battaglia di Algeri (1966)
  199. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  200. The African Queen (1951)
  201. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  202. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
  203. In Bruges (2008)
  204. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  205. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  206. The Conversation (1974)
  207. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  208. King Kong (1933)
  209. The Exorcist (1973)
  210. The Lost Weekend (1945)
  211. Ed Wood (1994)
  212. La strada (1954)
  213. Le scaphandre et le papillon (2007)
  214. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  215. His Girl Friday (1940)
  216. Rope (1948)
  217. Changeling (2008)
  218. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  219. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
  220. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  221. Safety Last! (1923)
  222. Crash (2004/I)
  223. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  224. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  225. Network (1976)
  226. Frankenstein (1931)
  227. Manhattan (1979)
  228. Patton (1970)
  229. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)LOVEFiLM
  230. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  231. Great Expectations (1946)
  232. Big Fish (2003)
  233. Magnolia (1999)
  234. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  235. Wo hu cang long (2000)
  236. Laura (1944)
  237. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  238. Mystic River (2003)
  239. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922)
  240. Glory (1989)
  241. Roman Holiday (1953)
  242. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  243. Rocky (1976)
  244. La dolce vita (1960)
  245. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  246. My Man Godfrey (1936)
  247. Spartacus (1960)
  248. Harold and Maude (1971)
  249. Mou gaan dou (2002)
  250. Bringing Up Baby (1938)

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