A Life in Film

Brian Formo Brian Formo’s all-time stats

4,919 Films

9,046 Hours

2,226 Directors

90 Countries

Top films

By release year

1898 2022
1898 2022

Highest rated decades

1920s
The Passion of Joan of Arc
Faust
Nosferatu
Pandora's Box
Greed
Battleship Potemkin
Safety Last!
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Metropolis
Strike
The Phantom Carriage
The Wind
The Crowd
The Gold Rush
Salomé
Rosita
The Skeleton Dance
Diary of a Lost Girl
Häxan
1950s
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
The Cranes Are Flying
Vertigo
The Prowler
Mon Oncle
Nights of Cabiria
Throne of Blood
All That Heaven Allows
The Night of the Hunter
Rear Window
On the Waterfront
Seven Samurai
Rashomon
The Young and the Damned
Sunset Boulevard
Wild Strawberries
Bigger Than Life
Johnny Guitar
The Quiet Man
Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot
1940s
Sullivan's Travels
Out of the Past
The Heiress
Letter from an Unknown Woman
Bicycle Thieves
Hail the Conquering Hero
The Ox-Bow Incident
Citizen Kane
The Thief of Bagdad
Scarlet Street
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Shadow of a Doubt
My Darling Clementine
Late Spring
Ivan the Terrible, Part I
Leave Her to Heaven
The Best Years of Our Lives
The Passionate Friends
The Third Man
Beyond the Forest

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
2,961 films
Comedy
1,429 films
Thriller
1,074 films
Romance
994 films
Crime
800 films
Action
635 films
Horror
584 films
Adventure
467 films
Mystery
449 films
Sci Fi
397 films
USA
3,648 films
UK
712 films
France
586 films
Germany
295 films
Italy
200 films
Canada
190 films
Japan
153 films
Australia
82 films
Spain
80 films
Belgium
59 films
English
4,284 films
French
656 films
Spanish
422 films
German
341 films
Italian
300 films
Japanese
180 films
Russian
150 films
Chinese
93 films
Latin
72 films
Arabic
68 films

List progress

Collections

  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective

Ace Ventura Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman Collection 2 of 3 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

  • Blade
  • Blade II
  • Blade: Trinity

Blade Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
  • Blair Witch

Blair Witch Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Conjuring
  • The Conjuring 2
  • The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

The Conjuring Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Divergent
  • Insurgent
  • Allegiant

Divergent Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
  • Dumb and Dumber To

Dumb and Dumber Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Evil Dead
  • Evil Dead II
  • Army of Darkness

Evil Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Ghostbusters
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Godfather: Part III

The Godfather Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Hangover
  • The Hangover Part II
  • The Hangover Part III

The Hangover Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Jaws
  • Jaws 2
  • Jaws 3-D

Jaws Collection 3 of 4 watched

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

Living Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Mad Max
  • Mad Max 2
  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Mad Max Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions

The Matrix Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • if....
  • O Lucky Man!
  • Britannia Hospital

Mick Travis Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Mon Oncle
  • PlayTime

Monsieur Hulot - Saga 3 of 4 watched

  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy Returns
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

The Mummy Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Blood of a Poet
  • Orpheus
  • Testament of Orpheus

The Orphic Trilogy 2 of 3 watched

  • Re-Animator
  • Bride of Re-Animator
  • Beyond Re-Animator

Re-Animator Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Ring
  • The Ring Two
  • Rings

The Ring Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Star Wars
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Return of the Jedi

Star Wars Collection 7 of 9 watched

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

Thor Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Toy Story
  • Toy Story 2
  • Toy Story 3

Toy Story Collection 3 of 4 watched

Most watched

Badlands

4 times

The Silence of the Lambs

4 times

Marie Antoinette

4 times

Election

4 times

The Green Knight

3 times

Red Sparrow

3 times

Design for Living

3 times

Windy Day

3 times

Score

3 times

Clueless

3 times

Deep Cover

3 times

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

3 times

My Neighbor Totoro

3 times

Uncut Gems

3 times

Carol

3 times

First Reformed

3 times

If Beale Street Could Talk

3 times

Get Out

3 times

Rated higher than average Patron

Cosmopolis

★★★★★ vs 2.94

Spring Breakers

★★★★½ vs 2.83

Personal Shopper

★★★★★ vs 3.39

Baby It's You

★★★★★ vs 3.43

Babe: Pig in the City

★★★★½ vs 2.95

Godzilla

★★★★½ vs 3.01

Crash

★★★★★ vs 3.58

Police, Adjective

★★★★★ vs 3.58

Zero Dark Thirty

★★★★★ vs 3.58

Marie Antoinette

★★★★★ vs 3.62

The Thief of Bagdad

★★★★★ vs 3.64

Ghost World

★★★★★ vs 3.64

Rated lower than average Patron

The Boondock Saints

½ vs 3.27

Last Night in Soho

vs 3.50

Suburban Gothic

½ vs 2.93

Across the Universe

vs 3.39

Captain Fantastic

★½ vs 3.88

Hook

vs 3.31

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

★½ vs 3.78

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage

vs 3.28

Kill Your Friends

½ vs 2.76

Beyond the Black Rainbow

vs 3.25

The Secret Life of Pets 2

½ vs 2.74

The Hangover Part II

½ vs 2.73

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