+ Fave

(subjectively taste-wise)

I don’t know about you, but these movies happen to be my favorites. Hope this can come in handy (don’t forget to check out the endnote for database classification). Happy viewing! 🙂

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+(Dah) / (10)
2002 Abbas Kiarostami (***) 1:29 Y gen Iran
A Stranger among Us 1992 Sidney Lumet (**) 1:49 gen USA
A Time to Kill 1996 Joel Schumacher (**) 2:23 gen USA
Absurdistan 2008 Veit Helmer (**) 1:24 Y gen Germany
Azerbaijan
Aliens 1986 James Cameron (**) 2:34 gen USA
UK
American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes (***) 2:01 gen USA
Angel-A 2005 Luc Besson (*) 1:27 Y gen France
Bacheha-Ye Aseman
+(Children of Heaven)
1997 Majid Majidi (***) 1:27 gen Iran
Back to the Future 1985 Robert Zemeckis (**) 1:55 gen USA
Balance 1989 Wolfgang &
Christoph Lauenstein
(*) :07 Y sho
unv
West Germany
Batteries Not Included 1987 Matthew Robbins (**) 1:42 gen USA
Big Fish 2003 Tim Burton (***) 2:00 y gen USA
Bitter Moon 1992 Roman Polanski (***) 2:19 gen France
UK
Blue Velvet 1986 David Lynch (**) 1:55 gen USA
Captain Abu Raed 2007 Amin Matalqa (*) 1:38 gen Jordan
Cashback 2004 Sean Ellis (***) :17 Y sho UK
Cidade de Deus
+(City of God)
2002 Fernando Meirelles &
Kátia Lund (codir.)
(****) 2:09 Y gen Brazil
France
City Lights
+
1931 Charles Chaplin (****) 1:22 unv USA
Coma 1978 Michael Crichton (***) 1:53 gen USA
David Copperfield – Illusion 2000 {David Copperfield} (**) 2:04 ilu
doc
USA
Dead of Night 1945 Alberto Cavalcanti
Charles Crichton
Basil Dearden
Robert Hamer
(***) 1:43 gen UK
Di Balik Kelambu 1983 Teguh Karya (**) +. y gen Indonesia
Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder (***) 1:47 gen USA
Du bi quan wang da po xue di zi
+(Master of the
+Flying Guillotine)
1975 Wang Yu (*) 1:33 kun Hong Kong
Du Levande
+(You, the Living)
2007 Roy Andersson (**) 1:29 Y gen Sweden
France
Germany
Denmark
Norway
Japan
El Mariachi
+[TV]
1992 Robert Rodriguez (**) 1:18 Y wes Mexico
USA
Father and Daughter 2000 Michael Dudok de Wit (****) :08 Y sho
ani
unv
Netherlands
UK
Film, Film, Film
+(Фильм, фильм, фильм)
1968 Fyodor Khitruk (**) :20 y sho
ani
unv
USSR
Flatliners 1990 Joel Schumacher (**) 1:54 gen USA
Food, Inc. 2008 Robert Kenner (***) 1:29 doc USA
Good Will Hunting 1997 Gus Van Sant (**) +. gen USA
Heima
+(At Home)
2007 {Sigur Rós} (***) 1:37 y mus Iceland
Hitler Ngamuk karena
+ Nurdin Nggak Mau Turun
(*) :05 naf
sho
Indonesia
Houdini
+[TV]
1998 Pen Densham (*) 1:34 gen USA
Into the Universe
+with Stephen Hawking
+-Ep.3:The Story of Everything
2010 {Stephen Hawking} (***) 1:27 vse UK
Italianets
+(The Italian)
2005 Andrei Kravchuk (***) 1:38 gen Russia
Jun and the Hidden Skies
+[Philips Parallel Lines]
2010 Hi-Sim
+(Chris Hawkes &
+Cheun Hung Tsang)
(**) :03 naf
sho
ani
UK
Kejarlah Daku..Kau Kutangkap 1985 Chaerul Umam (*) 1:43 gen Indonesia
Kěkěxīlǐ
+(Kekexili: mountain patrol)
2004 Lu Chuan (*) 1:28 gen China
Hong Kong
Kung Fu Hustle
+[non-China/US release]
2004 Stephen Chow (**) 1:39 y kun China
Hong Kong
Kung Fu Panda 2008 Mark Osborne &
John Stevenson
(***) 1:31 y ani
kun
USA
La Lectrice
+(The Reader)
1988 Michel Deville (**) 1:34 Y gen France
La Teta y La Luna
+(The Tit and the Moon)
1994 Juan José Bigas Luna (**) 1:26 Y gen Spain
France
Laß Jucken, Kumpel 5 – Der
+Kumpel läßt das Jucken nicht
1975 Franz Marischka (*) 1:28 hfl West Germany
France
Le Clan des Siciliens
+(The Sicilian Clan)
1969 Henri Verneuil (**) 1:56 gen France
Le Nom de la Rose
+(The Name of the Rose)
1986 Jean-Jacques Annaud (**) 2:06 gen West Germany
France
Italy
Lilja 4-ever 2002 Lukas Moodysson (****) 1:44 Y gen Sweden
Denmark
Limonádový Joe aneb Konská
+opera (Lemonade Joe)
1964 Oldřich Lipský (***) 1:35 Y wes
zcl
Czechoslovakia
Lisztomania 1975 Ken Russell (*) 1:41 Y gen UK
Litan, la Cité des Spectres Verts
+(Litan: City of Green Spectra)
1982 Jean-Pierre Mocky (**) 1:23 Y gen France
Lock, Stock and
+Two Smoking Barrels
1998 Guy Ritchie (**) 1:54 y gen UK
Madadayo
+(Not Yet)
1993 Akira Kurosawa (***) 2:14 gen Japan
Malèna 2000 Giuseppe Tornatore (**) 1:43 y gen Italy
Matana MiShamayim
+(Gift from Above)
2003 Dover Kosashvili (***) 1:48 Y gen Israel
France
Midnight Run 1988 Martin Brest (*) 2:06 gen USA
Miller’s Crossing 1990 Joel Coen (**) 1:54 gen USA
Moeder Dao,
+de schildpadgelijkende
1995 Vincent
+Monnikendam
(***) 1:27 Y doc Netherlands
Mute Witness 1994 Anthony Waller (**) 1:36 Y gen UK
Germany
Russia
One Flew Over
+the Cuckoo’s Nest
1975 Miloš Forman (****) 2:08 gen USA
Opera Jawa
+(Requiem from Java)
2006 Garin Nugroho (**) 1:55 Y gen Indonesia
Austria
Ordinary Decent Criminal 2000 Thaddeus O’Sullivan (*) 1:30 y gen Ireland
Pather Panchali
+(Song of the Little Road)
1955 Satyajit Ray (***) 1:59 gen India
Per Qualche Dollaro in Più
+(For a Few Dollars More)
1965 Sergio Leone (*) 2:11 wes Italy
West Germany
Spain
Pink Floyd The Wall 1982 Alan Parker (****) +. Y mus UK
Point de Fuite
+(Vanishing Point)
+[TV]
1987 Olivier Smolders (*) :10 Y sho Belgium
France
Police Academy 1984 Hugh Wilson (*) 1:36 gen USA
Porcelain Unicorn
+[Philips Parallel Lines]
2010 Keegan Wilcox (***) :03 naf
sho
UK
USA
Pulp Fiction 1994 Quentin Tarantino (**) 2:34 y gen USA
Revanche 2008 Götz Spielmann (***) 1:56 y gen Austria
Roman Holiday 1953 William Wyler (**) 1:58 gen USA
Sayat Nova
+(The Color of Pomegranates)
1968 Sergei Parajanov (***) 1:18 Y unv USSR
Sånger från Andra Våningen
+(Songs from the Second Floor)
2000 Roy Andersson (**) 1:34 Y gen Sweden
Norway
Denmark
Schindler’s List 1993 Steven Spielberg (***) 3:06 y zcl USA
Shattered 1991 Wolfgang Petersen (**) 1:37 gen USA
Si Ikin – Grammar
+(Episode: Core Duo)
2008 (*) :07 naf
sho
Indonesia
Sin City
+[original version]
2005 Frank Miller &
Robert Rodriguez
(**) 2:04 Y gen USA
Siulan Rahasia 1977 Maman Firmansjah (*) +. gen Indonesia
Spy (*) :02 sho
ani
unv
unv
Star Trek Voyager: season-1
+[16/16]
1995 (**) .. vse USA
Star Trek Voyager: season-2
+[26/26]
1995 (**) .. vse USA
Suci sang Primadona 1977 Arifin C. Noer (**) +. y gen Indonesia
Survive Style 5+ 2004 Gen Sekiguchi (***) 1:59 Y gen Japan
The Baltimore Bullet 1980 Robert Ellis Miller (*) 1:38 gen USA
The Blues Brothers 1980 John Landis (**) 2:27 gen USA
The Fifth Element 1997 Luc Besson (**) 2:05 gen UK
France
The Frighteners 1996 Peter Jackson (*) 2:02 gen USA
New Zealand
The Gods Must Be Crazy 1980 Jamie Uys (**) 1:48 gen South Africa
Botswana
The House of the Spirits 1993 Bille August (**) 2:19 gen Portugal
Germany
Denmark
USA
The Jacket 2005 John Maybury (**) 1:38 Y gen USA
The Last Unicorn 1982 Jules Bass &
Arthur Rankin, Jr.
(**) 1:28 ani USA
Japan
The Omen 1976 Richard Donner (**) 1:46 gen USA
UK
The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont (***) 2:22 gen USA
The Silent Partner 1978 Daryl Duke (**) 1:45 gen Canada
The Spy Who Loved Me
+[James Bond 007]
1977 Lewis Gilbert (*) 2:00 gen UK
The Terminator 1984 James Cameron (*) 1:47 gen UK
USA
The Universe
+[35/64]
2007 [History Channel] (**) .. vse
doc
USA
Tien ya ming yue dao
+(The Magic Blade)
1976 Chu Yuan (**) 1:37 y kun Hong Kong
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
+[TV mini-series: 7/7]
1979 John Irvin (***) .. y vse UK
Titian Serambut Dibelah Tujuh 1982 Chaerul Umam (***) +. Y gen Indonesia
To Live and Die in L.A.
+[theater release corrected]
1985 William Friedkin (*) 1:55 gen USA
Tous les Matins du Monde (All
+the Mornings of the World)
1991 Alain Corneau (***) 1:49 gen France
Twelve Monkeys 1995 Terry Gilliam (**) 2:04 y gen USA
Valerie a Týden Divů (Valerie
+ and Her Week of Wonders)
1970 Jaromil Jireš (**) 1:13 Y gen Czechoslovakia
Whale Rider 2002 Niki Caro (***) 1:37 y gen New Zealand
West Germany
Xiào Ào Jiāng Hú Zhī Dōng
+Fāng Bù Bài (Swordsman II)
1992 Siu-Tung Ching &
Stanley Tong
(**) 1:48 y kun Hong Kong
Yadon Ilaheyya
+(Divine Intervention)
2002 Elia Suleiman (****) 1:29 Y gen France
Morocco
Germany
Palestine
Zatôichi 1989 Shintarô Katsu (**) 1:58 y kun Japan
Zeitgeist – The Movie 2007 Peter Joseph (**) 1:58 doc
vse
USA

Primary database class:
ani = animation; doc = documentary; gen = general; hfl = hemi-fleshy; kun = kung fu;
mus = music (not musical!); naf = nonprofessional/amateur/fun; sho = shorties;
unv = unverbalized; vse = video/TV series/serial; wes = western; zcl = miscellaneous class
(for other codes used in the list, see ‘Lara helps’)

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