Two interesting coincidences came about when compiling this list. One, films by directors Scorsese, Stone, Spielberg, Kubrick, The Coens dominated this list. Second, for some reason there was an abundance of excellent editing from the years 1982, 1991, 1993 and 1994 out there.
Missed the Cut: Mission Impossible — Ghost Protocol; A Clockwork Orange; Star Wars; Femme Fatale; L.A. Confidential; North by Northwest; Platoon; Blow Out; Some Like It Hot; A Star is Born; The Graduate; Groundhog Day; Moonraker; Sorcerer; Tropic Thunder; Annihilation; The Squid and the Whale; Casino Royale; Safe; The Hurt Locker; Metropolis; Sherlock Jr.; The Piano; The Red Shoes