A Personal Film Canon

A list of 100 of my favorite films that, for one reason or another, can not be found on commonly used resources for film recommendations.

I nicked the idea from Joshua Dysart who in turn has taken it from Matthew B.

Here are the rules:
A list of 100 Films that I love, but that
-- are not in the current edition of the book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
--are not listed in the current edition of the Top 1000 on They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
-- are not listed in the current edition of the 21st century Top 1000 on They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
-- do not currently have a spine number in the…

  • Suspense.
  • The Student of Prague
  • Destiny
  • Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
  • The Seashell and the Clergyman
  • The General Line
  • Dinner at Eight
  • Bombshell
  • The Invisible Man
  • Lifeboat
  • The Punch Bowl
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • And Then There Were None
  • Key Largo
  • A Foreign Affair
  • Harvey
  • The Devil Strikes at Night
  • Suddenly, Last Summer
  • A Story of Water
  • One, Two, Three
  • Advise & Consent
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Seven Days in May
  • The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics
  • The Bride Wore Black
  • Yellow Submarine
  • Bambi Meets Godzilla
  • The Million Game
  • The Hospital
  • Jail Bait
  • The Sugarland Express
  • The Man Who Sleeps
  • And Now My Love
  • Martha
  • Love and Death
  • The Story of Adele H.
  • The Omen
  • Chinese Roulette
  • High Anxiety
  • The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting
  • I... For Icarus
  • Christiane F.
  • The Inquisitor
  • Tenebre
  • After Hours
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • Müllers Büro
  • Radio Days
  • Swimming to Cambodia
  • Bagdad Cafe
  • Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story
  • La Lectrice
  • Santa Sangre
  • Balance
  • Longtime Companion
  • The Nasty Girl
  • Ju Dou
  • The Grifters
  • Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion
  • Braindead
  • Heimat 2: A Chronicle of a Generation
  • Ghostwatch
  • Black Rider
  • Once Were Warriors
  • The Pillow Book
  • Ulee's Gold
  • Cube
  • Same Old Song
  • See the Sea
  • Jackie Brown
  • Wag the Dog
  • Dark City
  • Out of Sight
  • Pi
  • Show Me Love
  • A Simple Plan
  • Juha
  • The War Zone
  • Boys Don't Cry
  • Three Kings
  • Gigantic
  • Dogma
  • Water Drops on Burning Rocks
  • 8 Women
  • 11'09''01 - September 11
  • Hukkle
  • It's All About Love
  • Swimming Pool
  • Schultze Gets the Blues
  • Zatoichi
  • The Family Jewels
  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
  • Summer in Berlin
  • Laurence Anyways
  • A Coffee in Berlin
  • Embrace of the Serpent
  • Dave Made a Maze
  • One Cut of the Dead
  • Climax
  • Knives Out