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My Favorite Movies by Year

Also see:  My Decade Lists


YearFavoriteRunner-UpThirdFourthFifth
2016Arrival
Rogue One
The AccountantHell or High WaterLa La Land
2015Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
Ex MachinaBrooklyn
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.The Martian
2014Interstellar
WhiplashDumb and Dumber ToGone GirlNightcrawler
2013About Time
CoherenceAmerican HustleCaptain PhillipsStar Trek Into Darkness
2012Les Miserables
Silver Linings PlaybookLincolnLooperSafety Not Guaranteed
2011Source Code
Warrior
Kill the Irishman50/50
The Skin I Live In
2010Inception
The FighterBlack Swan
The TownTrue Grit
2009Inglourious BasterdsStar TrekThe HangoverMoon3 Idiots
2008Slumdog MillionaireThe Dark Knight21In BrugesThe Bank Job
2007No Country For Old MenHot FuzzThere Will Be BloodSuperbadJuno
2006The PrestigeThe DepartedLucky Number SlevinInside ManPan's Labyrinth
2005V For VendettaBatman BeginsThe 40-Year-Old VirginKiss Kiss Bang BangGreen Street Hooligans
2004Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindAnchormanShaun of the DeadGarden StateSaw
2003Big FishMatchstick MenIdentityLord of the Rings: Return of the KingKill Bill: Volume 1
2002AdaptationRoad to PerditionCity of GodMinority ReportLord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2001Donnie DarkoA Beautiful MindOcean's ElevenThe ScoreLord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
2000MementoGladiatorSnatchMeet the ParentsThe Family Man
1999Fight ClubOffice SpaceThe Boondock SaintsArlington RoadThe Sixth Sense
1998Lock, Stock, & Two Smoking BarrelsThe Big LebowskiRoundersAmerican History XFallen
1997Life is Beautiful
L.A. ConfidentialNothing to LoseCubeCon Air
1996FargoThe RockPrimal FearA Time to KillScream
1995The Usual SuspectsSevenCasinoBraveheartHeat
1994Shawshank RedemptionDumb & DumberPulp FictionThe ProfessionalForrest Gump
1993A Bronx TaleGroundhog DayTrue RomanceThe FugitiveFalling Down
1992Reservoir DogsA Few Good MenThe Last of the MohicansUnforgivenMalcolm X
1991The Silence of the LambsHot Shots!Barton FinkJFKTerminator 2: Judgment Day
1990GoodfellasMiller's CrossingEdward ScissorhandsBack to the Future Part III
The Godfather Part III
1989Do The Right ThingGloryIndiana Jones and the Last CrusadeBatmanMajor League
1988Die HardRain ManCinema ParadisoA Fish Called WandaThe Naked Gun
1987SpaceballsFull Metal JacketThe UntouchablesThe Princess BrideRaising Arizona
1986PlatoonStand By MeHoosiersFerris Bueller's Day OffTop Gun
1985Back to the FutureGooniesBrazilThe Breakfast ClubRocky IV
1984Indiana Jones and the Temple of DoomThe TerminatorOnce Upon a Time in AmericaBlood SimpleGhostbusters
1983Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the JediScarfaceA Christmas StoryTrading PlacesNational Lampoon's Vacation
1982E.T.Fast Times at Ridgemont HighBlade RunnerGandhiRocky III
1981Raiders of the Lost ArkHistory of the World Part IDas BootStripesChariots of Fire
1980Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackRaging BullCaddyshackAirplane!The Shining
1979Apocalypse NowAlienLife of BrianRocky IIEscape from Alcatraz
1978Animal HouseThe Deer HunterThe Silent PartnerHalloweenDawn of the Dead
1977Star WarsClose Encounters of the Third KindAnnie HallSlap ShotSmokey and the Bandit
1976RockyTaxi DriverMarathon ManMurder By DeathThe Outlaw Josey Wales
1975Dog Day AfternoonOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestJawsMonty Python and the Holy GrailBarry Lyndon
1974The Godfather Part IIBlazing SaddlesChinatownYoung FrankensteinThe Conversation
1973The StingMean StreetsAmerican GraffitiMy Name is NobodyThe Exorcist
1972The GodfatherSleuthDeliveranceFrenzyPlay It Again, Sam
1971A Clockwork OrangeThe Last Picture Show
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate FactoryDuck You SuckerThe French Connection
1970PattonMASH
Tora! Tora! Tora!The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Airport 
1969Butch Cassidy and the Sundance KidThe Wild BunchEasy RiderMidnight CowboySabata
19682001: A Space OdysseyOnce Upon a Time in the WestPlanet of the ApesThe Odd CoupleThe Producers
1967The GraduateIn Cold BloodCool Hand LukeBonnie and ClydeIn the Heat of the Night
1966The Good, the Bad, and the UglyTorn CurtainThe Fortune CookieHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1965For a Few Dollars MoreThe Cincinnati KidThe Sound of MusicDoctor ZhivagoThe Great Race
1964A Fistful of DollarsDr. StrangeloveMary PoppinsMarnieFail-Safe
1963CharadeThe BirdsThe Great EscapeThe Pink Panther8 1/2
1962To Kill a MockingbirdLawrence of ArabiaThe Man Who Shot Liberty ValanceCape FearThe Manchurian Candidate
1961The HustlerBreakfast at Tiffany'sWest Side StoryOne, Two, ThreeYojimbo
1960PsychoThe ApartmentSpartacusThe Magnificent SevenInherit the Wind
1959Some Like It HotNorth By NorthwestAnatomy of a MurderBen HurThe 400 Blows
1958VertigoTouch of EvilCat on a Hot Tin RoofRun Silent Run DeepThe Fly
195712 Angry MenPaths of GloryBridge on the River KwaiWitness for the ProsecutionAn Affair to Remember
1956The KillingThe Man Who Knew Too MuchThe SearchersThe Ten CommandmentsInvasion of the Body Snatchers
1955Rififi
The Seven Year ItchLes DiaboliquesThe Night of the HunterRebel Without a Cause
1954Rear WindowOn the WaterfrontDial M for MurderSabrina
The Caine Mutiny
1953Stalag 17
Roman HolidayGentlemen Prefer BlondesHow To Marry a MillionairePeter Pan
1952High NoonSingin' in the RainThe Greatest Show on Earth
Umberto D.The Importance of Being Earnest
1951Strangers on a TrainA Streetcar Named DesireThe Day the Earth Stood StillThe African QueenAce in the Hole
1950Sunset BlvdThe Asphalt Jungle
All About EveHarveyWinchester '73
1949The Third ManWhite HeatAdam's Rib
Kind Hearts and CoronetsSands of Iwo Jima
1948RopeThe Treasure of the Sierra MadreThe Bicycle ThiefMr. Blandings Builds His Dream HouseKey Largo
1947Out of the PastMiracle on 34th StreetGood News  
1946It's a Wonderful LifeThe Big SleepNotoriousThe StrangerThe Best Years of Our Lives
1945Brief EncounterSpellboundThe Lost WeekendChristmas in Connecticut 
1944Double IndemnityLauraLifeboatThe Fighting Sullivans
Gaslight
1943Shadow of a DoubtThe Life and Death of Colonel BlimpThe Ox-Bow Incident  
1942CasablancaHoliday Inn
The Magnificent AmbersonsBambiSaboteur
1941Citizen KaneThe Maltese FalconSuspicionDumbo 
1940The Philadelphia StoryRebeccaThe Great DictatorThe Shop Around the CornerForeign Correspondent
1939The Wizard of OzMr. Smith Goes to WashingtonGone With the WindNinotchkaDestry Rides Again
1938The Lady VanishesThe Adventures of Robin HoodBringing Up BabyYou Can't Take It With YouLittle Miss Broadway
1937Snow White and the Seven DwarvesA Day at the RacesHeidi  
1936Modern TimesMr. Deeds Goes to TownCaptain January  
1935A Night at the OperaThe 39 StepsBride of FrankensteinCurly Top 
1934The Thin ManIt Happened One Night   
1933Duck SoupKing Kong   
1932ScarfaceHorse Feathers   
1931MCity LightsFrankensteinThe Public EnemyMonkey Business
1930All Quiet on the Western FrontAnimal Crackers