My all-timers list

These are all movies that I will absolutely go to bat for. The difference between these films and others that I've given 5/5 is that these ones are my desert island movies, the ones that I'd take with me into the nuclear bunker.

  • Matinee
  • Heat
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Arrival
  • The Thing
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Jurassic Park
  • Her
  • Eat Drink Man Woman
  • Poltergeist
  • Spirited Away
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Boogie Nights
  • Jaws
  • Aliens
  • Strange Days
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Interstellar
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Starman
  • The Big Lebowski
  • RoboCop
  • The Mummy
  • Magnolia
  • WALL·E
  • Small Soldiers
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Seven Samurai
  • Parasite
  • Ikiru
  • Annihilation
  • Paddington 2
  • Return of the Jedi
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Back to the Future
  • Lady Bird
  • Midnight Run
  • Star Wars
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Sorcerer
  • Broadcast News
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Mandy
  • Ed Wood