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BEST FILM EDITING JOBS EVER

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

  • JFK

    1

  • All That Jazz

    2

  • The Social Network

    3

  • O.J.: Made in America

    4

  • Full Metal Jacket

    5

  • No Country for Old Men

    6

  • GoodFellas

    7

  • Walkabout

    8

  • Run Lola Run

    9

  • The Shining

    10

  • Taxi Driver

    11

  • Mulholland Drive

    12

  • Dark City

    13

  • Raging Bull

    14

  • Schindler's List

    15

  • Rosemary's Baby

    16

  • Annie Hall

    17

  • The Departed

    18

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    19

  • Carrie

    20

  • Requiem for a Dream

    21

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    22

  • Blue Velvet

    23

  • The Godfather

    24

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    25

  • The Doors

    26

  • Cape Fear

    27

  • The Tree of Life

    28

  • The Band Wagon

    29

  • Star 80

    30

  • Natural Born Killers

    31

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    32

  • The Fugitive

    33

  • Downfall

    34

  • Pulp Fiction

    35

  • Jaws

    36

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    37

  • Alien

    38

  • Heat

    39

  • The Thing

    40

  • The Wizard of Oz

    41

  • The Age of Innocence

    42

  • Vertigo

    43

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    44

  • Straw Dogs

    45

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    46

  • Malcolm X

    47

  • The Dark Knight

    48

  • Three Colors: Red

    49

  • Citizen Kane

    50

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    51

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    52

  • Magnolia

    53

  • La La Land

    54

  • Babe: Pig in the City

    55

  • Legends of the Fall

    56

  • Die Hard

    57

  • Aliens

    58

  • Blade Runner

    59

  • The Matrix

    60

  • Boyhood

    61

  • The Wild Bunch

    62

  • Tootsie

    63

  • 127 Hours

    64

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    65

  • Persona

    66

  • The Hudsucker Proxy

    67

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    68

  • Witness

    69

  • Psycho

    70

  • Minority Report

    71

  • Damage

    72

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    73

  • The Exorcist

    74

  • Se7en

    75

  • Midnight Cowboy

    76

  • Bonnie and Clyde

    77

  • School of Rock

    78

  • Rain Man

    79

  • Moneyball

    80

  • The Fly

    81

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    82

  • Casino

    83

  • Uncut Gems

    84

  • The Lady from Shanghai

    85

  • Fargo

    86

  • Audition

    87

  • Boogie Nights

    88

  • Singin' in the Rain

    89

  • The Truman Show

    90

  • Raising Arizona

    91

  • Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.

    92

  • Burn After Reading

    93

  • Lenny

    94

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    95

  • Apocalypse Now

    96

  • Come and See

    97

  • Stroszek

    98

  • Map of the Human Heart

    99

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    100