IMDb's Top 250 Movies Challenge

IMDb’s Top 250 Movies Challenge

IMDb's Top 250 Movies Challenge

One of my 30 before 30 challenges is to complete IMDb’s Top 250 list of movies.  Mainly because I like to be well-versed in certain areas and because I love movies of all genres.

Movies in purple are ones I’ve seen but it’s been a long time so I’ll repeat them if I have time.  Those that are crossed out are ones I’ve seen (usually plenty of times!)

  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather : Part II
  • The Dark Knight
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Schindler’s List
  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Lord of the Rings : The Return of the King
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Fight Club
  • The Lord of the Rings : The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Star Wars : Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
  • Forrest Gump
  • Inception
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • The Lord of the Rings : The Two Towers
  • Goodfellas
  • The Matrix
  • Seven Samurai
  • Star Wars : Episode IV – A New Hope
  • City of God
  • Se7en
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • The Usual Suspects
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • Life is Beautiful
  • Leon : The Professional
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Spirited Away
  • Saving Private Ryan 
  • Interstellar
  • Casablanca
  • American History X
  • Psycho
  • City Lights
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Rear Window
  • The Intouchables
  • Modern Times
  • The Green Mile
  • Terminator 2 : Judgement Day
  • The Pianist
  • The Departed
  • Whiplash
  • Back to the Future
  • Memento
  • Gladiator
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Dr. Strangelove or : How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The Prestige
  • Sunset Blvd.
  • The Lion King
  • Alien
  • The Great Dictator
  • The Lives of Others
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Django Unchained
  • The Shining
  • Paths of Glory
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • WALL-E
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • American Beauty
  • Aliens
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Citizen Kane
  • Oldboy
  • North by Northwest
  • Vertigo
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Das Boot
  • M
  • Star Wars : Episode VI – Return of the Jedi
  • Witness for the Protection
  • Amelie
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Braveheart
  • Star Wars : Episode VII – The Force Awakens
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Toy Story 3
  • Taxi Driver
  • Double Indemnity
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Amadeus
  • The Sting
  • Singin’ in the Rain
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • 2001 : A Space Odyssey
  • Snatch
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • Toy Story
  • The Kid
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • L.A. Confidential
  • Rashomon
  • For a Few Dollars More
  • The Apartment
  • All About Eve
  • Inside Out
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • A Separation
  • Metropolis
  • Scarface
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Yojimbo
  • Batman Begins
  • Some Like It Hot
  • The Third Man
  • Unforgiven
  • 3 Idiots
  • Up
  • The Hunt
  • Good Will Hunting
  • Raging Bull
  • Downfall
  • Die Hard
  • Chinatown
  • The Great Escape
  • Heat
  • On the Waterfront
  • Pan’s Labyrinth
  • Sunrise
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Revenant
  • Ikiru
  • Ran
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Blade Runner
  • The Secret in Their Eyes
  • Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
  • The General
  • Wild Strawberries
  • Room
  • The Elephant Man
  • Casino
  • Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Warrior
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • V for Vendetta
  • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Gran Torino
  • The Big Lewbowski
  • Rebecca
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Fargo
  • Trainspotting
  • Incendies
  • Dial M for Murder
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Into the Wild
  • Spotlight
  • Finding Nemo
  • It Happened One Night
  • Mad Max : Fury Road
  • The Thing
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Gone Girl
  • Mary and Max
  • Kill Bill : Vol 1
  • Rush
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • Life of Brian
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • Platoon
  • The Wages of Fear
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Network
  • The 400 Blows
  • Stand by Me
  • Persona
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Touch of Evil
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • In the Name of the Father
  • Amores Perros
  • Shutter Island
  • Million Dollar Baby
  • Annie Hall
  • Ben-Hur
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Wild Tales
  • Hachi : A Dog’s Tale
  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
  • Stalker
  • Diabolique
  • Jurassic Park
  • The Martian
  • Gandhi
  • 8 1/2
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Donnie Darko
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Before Sunrise
  • Sin City
  • Strangers on a Train
  • The Terminator
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Rocky
  • The Truman Show
  • Memories of Murder
  • Groundhog Day
  • Monsters, Inc.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows : Part 2
  • Jaws
  • Internal Affairs
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Avengers
  • La Haine
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Throne of Blood
  • Prisoners
  • Ip Man
  • The Imitation Game
  • The King’s Speech
  • Guardians  of the Galaxy
  • Pirates of the Caribbean : The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • High Noon
  • A Fistful of Dollars
  • The Help
  • Roman Holiday
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Notorious
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Spring, Summer. Fall, Winter….and Spring
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Before Sunset
  • Underground
  • Akira
  • La Dolce Vita
  • The Graduate
  • What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Have you ever done a similar challenge?  Would you want to?

D E B U T  S I N G L E



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