My Canonical Ranking of the Movies I’ve Given a 5/5

Otherwise known as my favorite movies. This list does not include short subjects or comedy specials, but strictly feature length movies.

  • Mulholland Drive

    1

  • Gone with the Wind

    2

  • Spirited Away

    3

  • Rosemary's Baby

    4

  • Suspiria

    5

  • Broadcast News

    6

  • Amadeus

    7

  • Titanic

    8

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    9

  • Sunset Boulevard

    10

  • Magnolia

    11

  • All About Eve

    12

  • Psycho

    13

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    14

  • Dead Ringers

    15

  • Adaptation.

    16

  • Arrival

    17

  • Barry Lyndon

    18

  • Casablanca

    19

  • Citizen Kane

    20

  • Contact

    21

  • Don't Look Now

    22

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    23

  • Annette

    24

  • No Country for Old Men

    25

  • Solaris

    26

  • Apocalypse Now

    27

  • Children of Men

    28

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    29

  • Jaws

    30

  • Spencer

    31

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    32

  • Alien

    33

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    34

  • Being John Malkovich

    35

  • The Truman Show

    36

  • Three Colors: Blue

    37

  • The Last Picture Show

    38

  • Manchester by the Sea

    39

  • Almost Famous

    40

  • The Tree of Life

    41

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    42

  • The Thing

    43

  • Licorice Pizza

    44

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    45

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    46

  • West Side Story

    47

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

    48

  • (500) Days of Summer

    49

  • Good Night, and Good Luck.

    50

  • High and Low

    51

  • All That Jazz

    52

  • Blade Runner

    53

  • Doctor Sleep

    54

  • The Lion King

    55

  • Gone Girl

    56

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    57

  • A Clockwork Orange

    58

  • Little Fish

    59

  • Annihilation

    60

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    61

  • Akira

    62

  • Boogie Nights

    63

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    64

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    65

  • Interstellar

    66

  • 25th Hour

    67

  • Seven Samurai

    68

  • Paprika

    69

  • The Incredibles

    70

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    71

  • Lost in Translation

    72

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    73

  • Synecdoche, New York

    74

  • Prince of Darkness

    75

  • Raya and the Last Dragon

    76

  • Clouds of Sils Maria

    77

  • Ordinary People

    78

  • Sid & Nancy

    79

  • Scream

    80

  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    81

  • Zodiac

    82

  • Sinister

    83

  • Sound of Metal

    84

  • Irreversible

    85

  • In the Heights

    86

  • Three Colors: White

    87

  • Eighth Grade

    88

  • Anomalisa

    89

  • Toy Story 3

    90

  • It Follows

    91

  • Black Swan

    92

  • Rocketman

    93

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    94

  • Good Will Hunting

    95

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    96

  • Sleeping Beauty

    97

  • Ikiru

    98

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    99

  • The Blair Witch Project

    100