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The Top 100 Movies I'm Most Embarrassed About Still Not Having Seen

by Christopher M. Jones
The Top 100 Movies I'm Most Embarrassed About Still Not Having Seen by Christopher M. Jones
Fairly self explanatory. There are a lot of classic, phenomenal films that I still haven’t gotten around to watching, and while I’m actively trying to get more into movies the fact that I haven’t seen these yet still gives me a pervading sense of shame :(. In order to qualify, these had to be movies that I really want to see, as well as movies that basically EVERYONE has seen, and if they’re movies that everyone who’s really into film specifically has seen then that counts too, which is why you’ll see movies as mainstream as “The Terminator” and as arthouse as “The Seventh Seal”. Essentially, this is a checklist for my own personal… Read more

Fairly self explanatory. There are a lot of classic, phenomenal films that I still haven’t gotten around to watching, and while I’m actively trying to get more into movies the fact that I haven’t seen these yet still gives me a pervading sense of shame :(. In order to qualify, these had to be movies that I really want to see, as well as movies that basically EVERYONE has seen, and if they’re movies that everyone who’s really into film specifically has seen then that counts too, which is why you’ll see movies as mainstream as “The Terminator” and as arthouse as “The Seventh Seal”. Essentially, this is a checklist for my own personal “absolutely must-see in order to stop embarrassing myself” standards.

UPDATE: Have seen “Groundhog Day”, “Gangs of New York”, “Dirty Harry,” “Audition,” “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “Mulholland Drive,” “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “True Grit,” “Yojimbo,” “Being John Malkovich,” “Shane,” “Network,” “Quiz Show,”“Pi,” "Brazil, “Trainspotting,” " “Battleship Potemkin,” “Heat,” “Bicycle Thieves,” “The Omen,” “North by Northwest,” “Brokeback Mountain,” “Serpico,” “Tokyo Story,” “Rashomon,” “Deliverance,” " The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," “Bloodsport,” “The Battle of Algiers,” “Midnight Cowboy,” “Fargo,” “Battle Royale,” “The Passion of Joan of Arc,” “Throne of Blood,” “La Dolce Vita,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “The Usual Suspects,” “The Seventh Seal,” “Napoleon Dynamite,” “Breathless,” “The Thing,” “Mad Max,” “Lost in Translation,” “Memento,” “Suspiria,” “Rocky,” “Kill Bill”,“The Terminator,” “Platoon,” “Vertigo,” “There Will Be Blood,” “Scarface,” “Jules and Jim,” “Casino” and “The Thin Red Line”.

In no order.

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