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Letterboxd's Top 250 War Films

250 films

Extracted from here.

The list includes feature length (over 45 minutes) films classified by Letterboxd under the genre "War," excluding…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Flee
  • Promising Young Woman
  • The Farewell
  • Ocean's Eight

Personal canon - 1990-2022

33 films

My top-rated film from every year I've been alive, just because these things are fun.

  • Entrapment
  • The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
  • The Color Purple
  • Back to the Future Part III
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral

Movies I saw in school

20 films

My school wasn't great at matching movies with educational content.

  • House of Gucci
  • Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
  • Gone Girl
  • Miss Congeniality
  • Contact
  • The Thing
  • Psycho
  • Alien
  • The Shining
  • Get Out

Horror watchlist

52 films

Trying to watch one horror movie for every week of 2022.

  • The Swan Princess
  • The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Kingdom
  • The Swan Princess: A Royal Myztery
  • The Swan Princess: Kingdom of Music
  • The Swan Princess Christmas

Swan Princess ranked

10 films

Why all these sequels? Who needed this???

  • Frankenhooker
  • Nosferatu
  • Jezebel
  • His Girl Friday
  • Our Man in Havana

Criterion Challenge 2022

52 films

Link to the challenge:

There are 52 categories - one for each week. Watch any Criterion related film in…

  • Anna Karenina
  • The Prince and the Showgirl
  • A Foreign Affair
  • A League of Their Own
  • The Fugitive Kind

Vogue Challenge

18 films

Madonna has given us all the movie recommendations we need.

1. Greta Garbo 2. And Monroe 3. Dietrich 4. And…

  • The Associate
  • Tootsie
  • Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts
  • The Birdcage
  • Titane

Not EVERY problem can be solved by cross-dressing

5 films

People seem to be obsessed with exploring how cross-dressing will not solve their interpersonal problems.

  • Spencer
  • Bottle Shock

British people eat KFC and it changes their outlook on life

2 films

Who knew Kentucky Fried Chicken would have this very specific effect and symbolism on British individuals.

  • The Lego Movie
  • Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
  • Dreamgirls
  • Hair
  • Cabaret

Movies I played for my students

20 films

I taught high school history for almost 3 years, and these were the films that were (or I wish could've…

  • The Laundromat
  • The Big Short
  • Swing Vote
  • Chicago
  • Schindler's List