A Life in Film

James Betsalel James Betsalel’s all-time stats

3,295 Films

5,929 Hours

1,915 Directors

73 Countries

213w Longest Streak

501 2+ Film Days

By year

1911 2024
1911 2024
2019 2024

Highest rated decades

1950s

Average 4.02

Sweet Smell of Success
Ikiru
Apur Sansar
Pather Panchali
Night and Fog
Hiroshima Mon Amour
Paths of Glory
Godzilla
The Seventh Seal
Seven Samurai
Tokyo Story
12 Angry Men
Kiss Me Deadly
Ugetsu
Vertigo
Rear Window
Aparajito
On the Waterfront
The Wages of Fear
The Fabulous World of Jules Verne
1960s

Average 3.89

The Cremator
Harakiri
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Human Condition
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
The Graduate
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Live at Monterey
8½
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
High and Low
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
2001: A Space Odyssey
Persona
The Wagoner
Funeral Parade of Roses
The Fabulous Baron Munchausen
Au Hasard Balthazar
Portrait of Jason
Le Samouraï
Double Suicide
1930s

Average 3.88

The Wizard of Oz
M
Modern Times
Gone with the Wind
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Vampyr
The Thin Man
Baby Face
The Invisible Man
Sabotage
The Lady Vanishes
The 39 Steps
King Kong
Zero for Conduct
Frankenstein
The Most Dangerous Game
The Man Who Knew Too Much
Dracula
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Young and Innocent

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
1,173 films
Comedy
993 films
Action
910 films
Thriller
841 films
Horror
721 films
Adventure
647 films
Sci Fi
591 films
Crime
476 films
Fantasy
455 films
Mystery
347 films
USA
2,611 films
UK
463 films
Japan
243 films
France
237 films
Germany
196 films
Canada
190 films
Hong Kong
80 films
Italy
75 films
Spain
66 films
Australia
54 films
English
2,749 films
Japanese
181 films
French
69 films
Spanish
46 films
Chinese
31 films
Italian
28 films
Cantonese
25 films
Korean
21 films
German
15 films
Documentary
Average 3.90
War
Average 3.84
History
Average 3.76
Drama
Average 3.65
Music
Average 3.64
Western
Average 3.58
Crime
Average 3.44
Animation
Average 3.42
Romance
Average 3.35
Mystery
Average 3.35
USSR
Average 4.50
Czechoslovakia
Average 4.29
Norway
Average 4.20
Luxembourg
Average 4.17
Peru
Average 4.12
Taiwan
Average 4.04
Poland
Average 3.98
Austria
Average 3.90
Sweden
Average 3.80
South Korea
Average 3.74
Czech
Average 4.33
German
Average 4.23
Danish
Average 4.12
Indonesian
Average 4.10
Russian
Average 4.08
Swedish
Average 4.08
French
Average 4.03
Portuguese
Average 3.88
Polish
Average 3.85
Japanese
Average 3.83

Themes & Nanogenres®

List progress

Collections

  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien³

Alien Collection 4 watched

  • Pather Panchali
  • Aparajito
  • Apur Sansar

The Apu Trilogy 3 watched

  • Batman
  • Batman Returns
  • Batman Forever

Batman Collection 4 watched

  • Blade
  • Blade II
  • Blade: Trinity

Blade Collection 3 watched

  • Decalogue X
  • Decalogue VII
  • Decalogue VIII

The Decalogue 10 watched

  • Shrek
  • Shrek 2
  • Shrek the Third

Shrek Collection 4 watched

  • Thor
  • Thor: The Dark World
  • Thor: Ragnarok

Thor Collection 4 watched

  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember

Austin Powers Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
  • Bill & Ted Face the Music

Bill & Ted Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Cabin Fever
  • Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
  • Cabin Fever: Patient Zero

Cabin Fever Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Clerks
  • Clerks II
  • Clerks III

Clerks Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Creepshow
  • Creepshow 2
  • Creepshow 3

Creepshow Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Cube
  • Cube 2: Hypercube
  • Cube Zero

Cube Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Dead or Alive
  • Dead or Alive 2: Birds
  • Dead or Alive: Final

Dead or Alive Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Die Hard
  • Die Hard 2
  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Die Hard Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Dirty Harry
  • Magnum Force
  • The Enforcer

Dirty Harry Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • The Expendables
  • The Expendables 2
  • The Expendables 3

The Expendables Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • House of 1000 Corpses
  • The Devil's Rejects
  • 3 from Hell

Firefly Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Dr. No
  • From Russia with Love
  • Goldfinger

James Bond Collection 25 of 26 watched

  • Jeepers Creepers
  • Jeepers Creepers 2
  • Jeepers Creepers 3

Jeepers Creepers Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Jumanji
  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Lion King
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
  • The Lion King 1½

The Lion King Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Day of the Dead

Living Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Magic Mike
  • Magic Mike XXL
  • Magic Mike's Last Dance

Magic Mike Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • El Mariachi
  • Desperado
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Mexico Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Poltergeist
  • Poltergeist II: The Other Side
  • Poltergeist III

Poltergeist Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • RoboCop
  • RoboCop 2
  • RoboCop 3

RoboCop Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Scanners
  • Scanners II: The New Order
  • Scanners III: The Takeover

Scanners Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Spy Kids
  • Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
  • Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

Spy Kids Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • The Transporter
  • Transporter 2
  • Transporter 3

The Transporter Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • X-Men
  • X2
  • X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men Collection 6 of 7 watched

Most watched

Jurassic Park

6 times

Uncut Gems

5 times

Dazed and Confused

4 times

A Christmas Story

3 times

Twisted Pair

3 times

Eyes Wide Shut

3 times

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

3 times

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

3 times

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

3 times

Parasite

3 times

Shrek

3 times

The Mitchells vs. The Machines

3 times

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

3 times

Showdown in Little Tokyo

twice

Paprika

twice

Freddy Got Fingered

twice

Freaked

twice

Killers of the Flower Moon

twice

May December

twice

Lady Terminator

twice

The Muppet Christmas Carol

twice

Nemesis

twice

Hard Target

twice

Stop Making Sense

twice

Oldboy

twice

Terrifier

twice

The Heroic Trio

twice

Spice World

twice

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2

twice

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

twice

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

twice

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

twice

Twilight

twice

Dredd

twice

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

twice

The Banshees of Inisherin

twice

Rated higher than average Patron

Crash

★★★★★ vs 3.68

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

★★★★★ vs 3.80

Cowboys & Aliens

★★★½ vs 2.31

The Sword and the Sorcerer

★★★★ vs 2.83

Men

★★★★ vs 2.83

The Witch

★★★★★ vs 3.84

Gone with the Wind

★★★★★ vs 3.84

Freddy Got Fingered

★★★★ vs 2.89

Nosferatu

★★★★★ vs 3.89

Krampus

★★★★ vs 2.90

Holy Motors

★★★★★ vs 3.90

Killer of Sheep

★★★★★ vs 3.93

Rated lower than average Patron

Cade: The Tortured Crossing

½ vs 3.45

Alice in Wonderland

½ vs 3.03

White Chicks

vs 3.29

Twisted Pair

½ vs 2.72

Fateful Findings

½ vs 2.60

The Room

½ vs 2.59

Madea's Witness Protection

½ vs 2.57

Pass Thru

½ vs 2.57

The VelociPastor

vs 3.05

I Am Here....Now

½ vs 2.52

Double Down

½ vs 2.50

Cellular

vs 2.92

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