2008: A Cinematic Odyssey

Film Reviews and Other Pop Culture Happenings

Films by Decade

1920’s

  1. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  2. Phantom of the Opera, The (1925)
  3. Metropolis (1927)
  4. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  5. Chien Andalou, Un (1929)
  6. Häxan (1922)
  7. Battleship Potemkin, The (1925)
  8. General, The (1927)
  9. Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror (1922)
  10. Pandora’s Box (1929)

1930’s

  1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  2. M (1931)
  3. Modern Times (1936)
  4. It Happened One Night (1934)
  5. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  6. Gone With the Wind (1939)
  7. Duck Soup (1933)
  8. Grande Illusion, La [The Grand Illusion] (1937)
  9. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  10. Règle du jeu, La [The Rules of the Game] (1939)

1940’s

  1. Citizen Kane (1941)
  2. Ladri di biciclette [The Bicycle Thieves] (1948)
  3. Casablanca (1942)
  4. Double Indemnity (1944)
  5. Maltese Falcon, The (1941)
  6. Stray Dog (1949)
  7. Notorious (1946)
  8. Philadelphia Story, The (1940)
  9. Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946)
  10. His Girl Friday (1940)

1950’s

  1. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  2. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  3. Tokyo Story (1953)
  4. Some Like it Hot (1959)
  5. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
  6. Streetcar Named Desire, A (1951)
  7. Rear Window (1954)
  8. All About Eve (1950)
  9. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  10. Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957)

1960’s

  1. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  2. Persona (1966)
  3. Psycho (1960)
  4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  5. Samouraï, Le (1967)
  6. Yojimbo (1961)
  7. 8 ½ (1963)
  8. Apartment, The (1960)
  9. À bout de souffle [Breathless] (1960)
  10. Buono, il brutto e il cattivo, Il [Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The] (1967)

1970’s

  1. Annie Hall (1977)
  2. Taxi Driver (1976)
  3. Chinatown (1974)
  4. Manhattan (1979)
  5. Clockwork Orange, A (1971)
  6. Jaws (1975)
  7. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  8. Network (1976)
  9. Alien (1979)
  10. Don’t Look Now (1973)
  11. Woman Under the Influence, A (1974)
  12. Godfather: Part II, The (1974)
  13. Exorcist, The (1973)
  14. Harold and Maude (1971)
  15. Viskningar och rop [Cries and Whispers] (1972)
  16. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  17. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  18. Deer Hunter, The (1978)
  19. Cabaret (1972)
  20. Godfather, The (1972)

1980’s

  1. Paris, Texas (1984)
  2. Back to the Future (1985)
  3. Ordinary People (1980)
  4. Koyaanisqatsi – Life Out of Balance (1982)
  5. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  6. Aliens (1986)
  7. Blue Velvet (1986)
  8. Amadeus (1984)
  9. Ran (1985)
  10. Color Purple, The (1985)
  11. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  12. Shining, The (1980)
  13. Raging Bull (1980)
  14. Blade Runner (1982)
  15. Tootsie (1982)
  16. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  17. Terminator, The (1984)
  18. Platoon (1986)
  19. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  20. Stand By Me (1986)

1990’s

  1. American Beauty (1999)
  2. Magnolia (1999)
  3. Shawshank Redemption, The (1994)
  4. Se7en (1995)
  5. Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)
  6. Haine, La (1995)
  7. Fargo (1996)
  8. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  9. Goodfellas (1990)
  10. English Patient, The (1996)
  11. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  12. Fight Club (1999)
  13. Chung Hing sam lam [Chungking Express] (1994)
  14. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  15. American History X (1998)
  16. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
  17. Usual Suspects, The (1995)
  18. L.A. Confidential (1997)
  19. Being John Malkovich (1999)
  20. Vita è bella, La [Life is Beautiful] (1998)

2000’s

  1. Lost in Translation (2003)
  2. 2046 (2004)
  3. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  4. Cidade de Deus [City of God] (2002)
  5. Fa yeung nin wa [In the Mood for Love] (2001)
  6. Hable con ella [Talk to Her] (2002)
  7. Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi [Spirited Away] (2002)
  8. Adaptation. (2002)
  9. Dancer in the Dark (2000)
  10. Y tu mamá también [And Your Mother Too] (2001)
  11. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  12. Dark Knight, The (2008)
  13. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
  14. Children of Men (2006)
  15. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  16. Departed, The (2006)
  17. Bin-jip [3-Iron] (2005)
  18. Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain, Le [Amélie] (2001)
  19. Wo hu cang long [Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon] (2000)
  20. Memento (2001)
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One Response to “Films by Decade”

  1. brettjm16 said

    you are nuts. i envy you

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