Monday, April 18, 2011

Top 5 Top 5 Lists Related To, But Not Including, Night of the Hunter


Top 5 Charles Laughton Films:

1. Ruggles of Red Gap (Leo McCarey, 1935)
2. Witness for the Prosecution (Billy Wilder, 1957)
3. St. Martin's Lane (Tim Whelan, 1938)
4. Advise and Consent (Otto Preminger, 1962)
5. Spartacus (Stanley Kubrick, 1960)


Top 5 Lillian Gish Films:

1. The Musketeers of Pig Alley (DW Griffith, 1912)
2. True Heart Susie (DW Griffith, 1919)
3. Portrait of Jennie (William Dieterle, 1948)
4. Broken Blossoms (DW Griffith, 1919)
5. Duel in the Sun (King Vidor, 1946)


Top 5 Directorial Debuts:

1. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)
2. The 400 Blows (Fran├žois Truffaut, 1959)
3. They Live By Night (Nicholas Ray, 1948)
4. This is Spinal Tap (Rob Reiner, 1984)
5. The Maltese Falcon (John Huston, 1941)


Top 5 Southern Films Noirs:

1. Moonrise (Frank Borzage, 1948)
2. The Phenix City Story (Phil Karlson, 1955)
3. They Live By Night (Nicholas Ray, 1949)
4. Blood Simple (Joel & Ethan Coen, 1984)
5. Body Heat (Lawrence Kasdan, 1981)


Top 5 Films of 1955:

1. All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk)
2. Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich)
3. Mr. Arkadin (Orson Welles)
4. Ordet (Carl Theodor Dreyer)
5. Lola Montes (Max Ophuls)

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