Sunday, August 15, 2010

Top 5 Top 5 Lists Related To, But Not Including, The Princess Bride


Top 5 William Goldman Films:

1. Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid (George Roy Hill, 1969)
2. A Bridge Too Far (Richard Attenborough, 1977)
3. Marathon Man (John Schlesinger, 1976)
4. All the President's Men (Alan J. Pakula, 1976)
5. Maverick (Richard Donner, 1994)


Top 5 Rob Reiner Films:

1. This is Spinal Tap (1984)
2. When Harry Met Sally . . . (1989)
3. A Few Good Men (1992)
4. Stand By Me (1986)
5. Misery (1990)


Top 5 Cary Elwes Films:

1. Glory (Edward Zwick, 1989)
2. Bram Stoker's Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola, 1992)
3. Hot Shots! (Jim Abrahams, 1991)
4. Cradle Will Rock (Tim Robbins, 1999)
5. The Cat's Meow (Peter Bogdanovich, 2001)


Top 5 Wallace Shawn Films:

1. Manhattan/All That Jazz (Woody Allen/Bob Fosse, 1979)
2. Toy Story 1-3 (Lasseter, Lasseter, Unkrich, 1995/1999/2010)
2. Vanya on 42nd Street/My Dinner With Andre (Louis Malle, 1994/1981)
3. Clueless (Amy Heckerling, 1995)
5. Southland Tales (Richard Kelly, 2006)


Top 5 Films of 1987:

1. Broadcast News (James L. Brooks)
2. Empire of the Sun (Steven Spielberg)
3. Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick)
4. Raising Arizona (The Coen Brothers)
5. Evil Dead II (Sam Raimi)

2 comments:

Ronan said...

Oh no. Marathon Man should not be there. All the Presidents Men is definitely better.

sean said...

Not a chance. President's might have the better dialogue, but Marathon Man is definitely the best William Goldman/Dustin Hoffman film of 1976.