Danny Peary's List of "Must See" Films from "Guide for the Film Fanatic" (1986)

Missing films I can't locate on Letterboxd:
Blonde Ambition (John Amero / Lem Amero 1981)
I Like to Watch (Paul Vatelli 1982)
Insatiable (Stu Segall 1980)
Mona the Virgin Nymph (Michael Benveniste / Howard Ziehm 1970)
Pretty Peaches (Alex de Renzy 1978)
Resurrection of Eve (Jon Fontana / Artie Mitchell 1973)
Talk Dirty to Me (Anthony Spinnelli 1980)

ALSO: See Bart D'Alauro's heroic Additional "Must See" Films list for the extra-fanatical who absolutely need to see what's in Peary's appendix to "Guide For The Film Fanatic."

  • ...And God Created Woman
  • 10
  • The 10th Victim
  • 12 Angry Men
  • 1900
  • 1941
  • 20 Million Miles to Earth
  • 200 Motels
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 28 Up
  • 3 Godfathers
  • 3 Women
  • The 39 Steps
  • The 400 Blows
  • 42nd Street
  • 48 Hrs.
  • The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
  • 7 Faces of Dr. Lao
  • 7 Men from Now
  • The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
  • Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes
  • Abuse
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Adam's Rib
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • The Adventures of the Wilderness Family
  • The African Queen
  • After Hours
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God
  • Air Force
  • Airplane!
  • Airport
  • Alexander Nevsky
  • Algiers
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Alice Adams
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • Alien
  • All of Me
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • All That Jazz
  • All the President's Men
  • All the Right Moves
  • Alligator
  • Alone in the Dark
  • Alphaville
  • Altered States
  • Always, But not Forever
  • Amadeus
  • Amarcord
  • The American Friend
  • American Gigolo
  • American Graffiti
  • American Hot Wax
  • An American in Paris
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • The Amityville Horror
  • Among the Living
  • Anchors Aweigh
  • And Soon the Darkness
  • And Then There Were None
  • Android
  • The Andromeda Strain
  • Angel
  • Angel and the Badman
  • Angels with Dirty Faces
  • Animal Crackers
  • Animal House
  • Annie Hall
  • Annie Oakley
  • Antonio das Mortes
  • Aparajito
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Arruza
  • Arsenal
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • Assault on Precinct 13
  • Atlantic City
  • Atom Age Vampire
  • The Atomic Cafe
  • Attack
  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
  • Attack of the Giant Leeches
  • Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
  • The Awful Truth
  • Babes in Toyland
  • Baby Blue Marine
  • Baby Doll
  • Baby Love
  • The Baby Maker
  • Back to the Future
  • Bad
  • Bad Girls
  • Badlands
  • The Baker's Wife