Best Films and TV Shows of All Time

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An incomplete list, I’m sure…

Action/Adventure
– A Better Tomorrow (1986)
– Black Hawk Down (2001)
– Bourne Identity
– Braveheart (1995)
– Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, Best Picture)
– La Femme Nikita (French Version)
– Last of the Mohicans (1992)
– Platoon (1986, Best Picture)
– Terminator
– The Professional

Science Fiction/Fantasy
– Aliens (1986)
– Blade Runner (1982)
– Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001, 2002, 2003)
– Star Wars (1977); Star Wars Episode V – Empire Strikes Back (1980)
– The Abyss (1989)
– The Matrix (1999)

Drama
– All About Eve (1950, Best Picture)
– Amadeus (1984, Best Picture)
– Ben Hur (1959, Best Picture)
– Best Years of Our Lives (1946, Best Picture)
– The Bishop’s Wife (1947)
– Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
– Casablanca (1943, Best Picture)
– Dances with Wolves (1990, Best Picture)
– Deer Hunter (1978, Best Picture)
– Dark Victory (Bette Davis)
– Forrest Gump (1994, Best Picture)
– Gladiator (2000, Best Picture)
– Godfather (1972, Best Picture)
– Godfather Part II (1974, Best Picture)
– Great Gatsby (1974)
– It Happened One Night (1934, Best Picture)
– Killing Fields (1984)
– Kramer vs. Kramer (1979, Best Picture)
– LA Confidential (1997)
– Lawrence of Arabia (1962, Best Picture)
– Out of Africa (1985, Best Picture)
– The Philadelphia Story (1940)
– A Place in the Sun (1951)
– Pulp Fiction (1994)
– Rain Man (1988, Best Picture)
– Roman Holiday (1953, Best Director, William Wyler)
– Silence of the Lambs (1991, Best Picture)
– Sophie’s Choice (1982)
– Spartacus (1960)
– The English Patient (1996, Best Picture)
– The Remains of the Day (1993)
– The Shawshank Redemption
– Three Days of the Condor
– Unforgiven (1992, Best Picture)

Musical
– Camelot (1957)
– West Side Story (1961, Best Picture)
– Grease
– Les Miserables (2012)

Foreign
– Jean de Florette (1986)
– Manon of the Spring (1986)
– Seven Samurai (1954)

Other Favorites (Not of all Time)
– 2046 (2004)
– A Bridge Too Far (1977)
– A River Runs Through It
– Amelie (2001)
– An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
– Apollo 13 (1995)
– Atonement (2007)
– Basic Instinct (1992)
– Betty Blue (aka 37.2 du Matin, 1986)
– Body Heat (1981)
– Bull Durham (1988)
– Bullet in the Head (Dir. John Woo, Starring Chow Yuen-Fat)
– Camille Claudel (1988)
– Casino
– Chariots of Fire (1981)
– Chungking Express (1994)
– Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
– Dangerous Beauty
– Dead Poets Society (1989)
– Diva (1981)
– Easy A
– Enigma (2001)
– Fame (1980)
– Farewell My Concubine (1993)
– Flashdance (1983)
– Gallipoli (1981)
– Gattaca (1997)
– Glory
– Hardboiled (1992)
– Heat (1995)
– Howard’s End (1992)
– Inception (2010)
– Indochine (1992)
– In the Line of Fire (1993)
– Internal Affairs (2002)
– Japanese Story
– Juno (2008)
– Kill Bill Vol 1 (2003) and Vol 2 (2004)
– Life is Beautiful (1998)
– Mad Max (1979)
– Manhattan
– Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
– My Cousin Vinny (1992)
– North by Northwest
– Office and a Gentleman (1982)
– Ong Bak 1
– Patton (1970, Best Picture)
– Planet of the Apes (1968)
– Pretty Woman (1990)
– Ran
– Rashomon (1951)
– Rear Window (1954)
– Saving Private Ryan (1998)
– Schindler’s List (1993)
– Shall We Dance (Japanese version)
– Shiri (1999)
– Sleepless in Seattle
– So Close (2002)
– Sunset Boulevard (1950)
– Suspicion (1941)
– Ten Commandments (1956)
– The Artist
– The Bourne Series
– The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Original version)
– The Killer (1989)
– The Lover
– The Mission (1986)
– The Philadelphia Story
– The Quiet American
– The Return of Martin Guerre (1982, French version)
– The Right Stuff (1993)
– The Searchers
– The Social Network
– The Unbearable Lightness of Being
– The Usual Suspects
– Thelma & Louise (1991)
– This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
– Three Colors Blue, Red, White (1993-1994)
– Tootsie (1982)
– Underworld Series
– The Untouchables (1987)
– Untamed Heart (1993)
– Up in the Air (2009)
– The Wings of the Dove (1997)
– The Usual Suspects (1995)
– Vicky, Christina Barcelona (2008)
– Wall Street (1987)
– Witness (1985)
– Year of Living Dangerously (1983)
– Zoolander (2001)

Television Series
– Band of Brothers
– Battlestar Galactica
– Cheers
– Dexter
– Downton Abbey
– Everybody Loves Raymond
– Prime Suspect (British Version)
– Rome
– The Killing (Danish Version)
– The Shield
– The West Wing
– The Wire

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