Movie Bucket List

OK, this year, I am serious on watching the movies on My Movie Bucket List.

Here are the 15 movies that I will watch this year. These are movies that I have never watched.  I will post when I have seen the movie. Let’s see if I can complete this list by the end of the year.

  1. Citizen Kane (1941)
  2. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  3. Vertigo (1958)
  4. On the Waterfront (1954)
  5. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  6. West Side Story (1961)
  7. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  8. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  9. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  10. An American in Paris (1951)
  11. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  12. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  13. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  14. North by Northwest (1959)
  15. The Godfather (1972)

(The list is from IMDB — Top 100 Greatest Movies)

AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies

Once again, I am trying to complete this task. Let’s see how it goes. So my mission is to see all of these movies on this list by December 1, 2017.

How many of these movies have you seen??

Here is a list of 25 of the 100 greatest movies from AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition (2007).

How many have you seen? It has always been a goal of mine to see these movies. So far out the 25 listed here, I have seen 10 of them (In Red).

I’ll keep you posted.

  1. Citizen Kane
  2. Casablanca
  3. The Godfather
  4. Gone with the Wind
  5. Lawrence of Arabia
  6. The Wizard of Oz
  7. The Graduate
  8. On the Waterfront
  9. Schindler’s List
  10. Singin’ in the Rain
  11. It’s a Wonderful Life
  12. Sunset Boulevard
  13. The Bridge on the River Kwai
  14. Some Like It Hot
  15. Star Wars
  16. All About Eve
  17. The African Queen
  18. Psycho
  19. The General
  20. Chinatown
  21. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  22. The Grapes of Wrath
  23. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  24. The Maltese Falcon
  25. Raging Bull

AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Movies

One of my goals for 2012 is to see movies that I have always wanted to see, but haven’t. The list that I want to concentrate on is the AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Movies. I have picked the Top 50 movies to start with and then I’ll move on down the list after I see the first 50 movies.

Here are the Top 50 movies (movies crossed out, are movies that I have already seen):

  1. CITIZEN KANE 1941
  2. THE GODFATHER 1972 (I remember seeing one of the Godfather movies, but all I remember is a lot of shooting… need to see this movie again.)
  3. CASABLANCA 1942
  4. RAGING BULL 1980
  5. SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN 1952 (Gene Kelly… hubba hubba!)
  6. GONE WITH THE WIND 1939
  7. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA 1962
  8. SCHINDLER’S LIST 1993
  9. VERTIGO 1958
  10. THE WIZARD OF OZ 1939
  11. CITY LIGHTS 1931
  12. THE SEARCHERS 1956
  13. STAR WARS 1977
  14. PSYCHO 1960 (I think I was too young when I first tried to see this movie, need to see it again.)
  15. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY 1968 (Too young again when I first tried to see this movie, need to see it again. Hopefully I can get past those apes in the beginning.)
  16. SUNSET BLVD. 1950
  17. THE GRADUATE 1967
  18. THE GENERAL 1927
  19. ON THE WATERFRONT 1954
  20. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE 1946
  21. CHINATOWN 1974
  22. SOME LIKE IT HOT 1959
  23. THE GRAPES OF WRATH 1940
  24. E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL 1982
  25. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 1962 (Saw this movie when I was in high school, but I didn’t pay attention. I need to see it again.)
  26. MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON 1939
  27. HIGH NOON 1952
  28. ALL ABOUT EVE 1950
  29. DOUBLE INDEMNITY 1944
  30. APOCALYPSE NOW 1979
  31. THE MALTESE FALCON 1941
  32. THE GODFATHER PART II 1974
  33. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST 1975
  34. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS 1937
  35. ANNIE HALL 1977
  36. THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI 1957
  37. THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES 1946
  38. THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE 1948
  39. DR. STRANGELOVE 1964
  40. THE SOUND OF MUSIC 1965
  41. KING KONG 1933
  42. BONNIE AND CLYDE 1967
  43. MIDNIGHT COWBOY 1969
  44. THE PHILADELPHIA STORY 1940
  45. SHANE 1953
  46. IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT 1934
  47. A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE 1951
  48. REAR WINDOW 1954
  49. INTOLERANCE 1916
  50. THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING 2001

Part of my goal will also be after I watch one of these movies, I will post on the blog. Let see how well I do on this goal.

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