Jim's Favorite Movies
In No Intentional Order

War Horse --  I like it better than many people
Sling Blade
Enemy at the Gates -- I like it better than most
                                   people
Once Upon a Time in the West
Once Upon a Time in America
Shrek (the first one)
Toy Story
Toy Story II
House of Sand and Fog -- I like it better than
                                         many people
Taxi Driver
The Godfather
The Godfather II
The Graduate
Blade Runner
Citizen Kane
Gladiator
Mash
Léon: The Professional
Road to Perdition
Chinatown
L. A. Confidential
Goodfellows
Apocalypse Now
The King’s Speech
The Remains of the Day
The Silence of the Lambs
The World's Fastest Indian
Spartacus
The Lion in Winter
Sleuth
Hotel Rwanda
Khartoum
Unforgiven -- best western ever made
The Departed
Saving Private Ryan
Good Will Hunting
There Will Be Blood
McCabe & Mrs. Miller
Welcome to Hard Times – at last count I was
                                           the only person in
                                           the world who likes
                                           this movie
Shawshank Redemption
A Fist Full of Dollars
Midnight Cowboy
Pan's Labyrinth
Stand by Me
Stalag 17
The Graduate
The Graduate
Little Big Man
Papillon
Serpico
The Grapes of Wrath
The Odd Couple
Mr. Roberts
Ragtime
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
The Sting
Cool Hand Luke
Big
The Conversation
The French Connection
Shindler’s List
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
The Usual Suspects
No Country for Old Men
Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
March of the Penguins
Catch Me If You Can
The People vs Larry Flint
Dr. Strangelove
The Hospital
Anatomy of a Murder
The Great Escape
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The African Queen
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
The Maltese Falcon
Lawrence of Arabia
The Ipcress File
On the Waterfront
Some Like It Hot
The Gunfighter
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Third Man
Touch of Evil
The Last Picture Show -- I probably like this
                                         because I’m a Texan
The Wild Bunch
Giant
In Cold Blood
Bullitt
Gone With the Wind
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Amadeus
Fargo
Captain Phillips

 

Second tier movies

Dirty Pretty Things
Margin Call
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Hunt for Red October

 

Highly rated movies I thought were terrible

Lost in Translation – it's beyond me why anyone thinks this is good
The Seven Samurai – it may have been innovative back in the day but it’s childish now