A Life in Film

Ben Peterson Ben Peterson’s all-time stats

1,905 Films

3,367 Hours

1,254 Directors

60 Countries

Top films

2021 Favorite “Discoveries”

Ben Peterson

Running list of favorite first time watches of non-2021 movies in 2021…

  • I Wake Up Screaming
  • The Tall Target
  • On Dangerous Ground
  • The Greatest Show on Earth
  • Sudden Fear
  • Johnny Guitar
  • Naked Alibi
  • Bigger Than Life
  • Terror in a Texas Town
  • High and Low
  • They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
  • Performance
  • And Soon the Darkness
  • Two-Lane Blacktop
  • The Last Run
  • The Wolves
  • Four Flies on Grey Velvet
  • The Case of the Bloody Iris
  • Brannigan
  • Farewell, My Lovely

By release year

1925 2021
1925 2021

Highest rated decades

1960s
The Train
The Wild Bunch
Django
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
High and Low
The Whip and the Body
Night of the Living Dead
The Young Girls of Rochefort
My Night at Maud's
The Secret Invasion
Pierrot le Fou
5 Card Stud
Shame
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Midnight Cowboy
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Innocents
For a Few Dollars More
Thunderball
1950s
Bad Day at Black Rock
Vertigo
The Tall Target
Johnny Guitar
The Naked Spur
7 Men from Now
Man of the West
The Crimson Kimono
The Big Heat
The Breaking Point
Touch of Evil
Bigger Than Life
The Thing from Another World
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
The Killing
The Furies
Rear Window
Terror in a Texas Town
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
Winchester '73
1940s
Murder, My Sweet
I Wake Up Screaming
Isle of the Dead
The Ox-Bow Incident
Red River
Casablanca
I Walked with a Zombie
Out of the Past
The Body Snatcher
Detour
Mildred Pierce
The Set-Up
Notorious
Nightmare Alley
The Seventh Victim
The Spiral Staircase
Road House
To Have and Have Not
Crossfire
Lifeboat

Featured lists

Genres, countries & languages

Thriller
777 films
Drama
762 films
Horror
574 films
Action
510 films
Comedy
457 films
Crime
384 films
Mystery
290 films
Romance
230 films
Adventure
225 films
Sci Fi
221 films
USA
1,595 films
UK
284 films
Canada
128 films
France
120 films
Germany
86 films
Italy
84 films
China
35 films
Spain
33 films
Japan
32 films
Australia
28 films
English
1,810 films
Spanish
158 films
French
150 films
Italian
129 films
German
113 films
Russian
72 films
Japanese
48 films
Chinese
34 films
Cantonese
32 films
Latin
28 films

List progress

Most watched

Hostiles

3 times

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

3 times

The Invisible Man

3 times

Doctor Sleep

3 times

Knives Out

3 times

Halloween

3 times

House of Wax

twice

Johnny Handsome

twice

Full Metal Jacket

twice

Happily

twice

Werewolves Within

twice

Suspiria

twice

Fast & Furious

twice

The Fate of the Furious

twice

Alien: Covenant

twice

X-Men: Apocalypse

twice

The Father

twice

La La Land

twice

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