My IMDB 250

2As part of my to do list, #11 is to get through the IMDB Top 250. I decided it’s embarassing I hadn’t watched enough of them.
My rules are I have to watch chronologically all the way through and if i had seen it as a child but can’t remember much of it then i watch it again.

The list as of1 4/5/15

1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)  
2. The Godfather (1972) 
3. The Godfather: Part II (1974) 
4. The Dark Knight (2008)
5. Pulp Fiction (1994) 
6. Schindler’s List (1993) 
7. 12 Angry Men (1957) 
8. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)  
9. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
10. Fight Club (1999)
11. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
12. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
13. Forrest Gump (1994) 
14. Inception (2010)
15. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)  
16. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
17. Goodfellas (1990) 
18. The Matrix (1999)  
19. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)  
20. Seven Samurai (1954)
21. City of God (2002)  
22. Se7en (1995)  
23. The Usual Suspects (1995)  
24. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)  
25. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
26. Interstellar (2014)
27. Léon: The Professional (1994)
28. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
29. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
30. Casablanca (1942)
31. American History X (1998)  
32. Saving Private Ryan (1998)  
33. Spirited Away (2001)
34. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
35. City Lights (1931)
36. Psycho (1960)  
37. Rear Window (1954)
38. The Intouchables (2011)
39. Whiplash (2014)
40. Modern Times (1936)
41. The Green Mile (1999)
42. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 
43. Memento (2000) 
44. The Pianist (2002)
45. The Departed (2006) 
46. Apocalypse Now (1979) 
47. Gladiator (2000) 
48. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
49. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) 
50. Back to the Future (1985) 
51. Alien (1979) 
52. The Prestige (2006)
53. The Lion King (1994)
54. The Great Dictator (1940)
55. The Lives of Others (2006)
56. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
57. The Shining (1980)
58. Django Unchained (2012) 
59. Paths of Glory (1957)
60. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) 
61. American Beauty (1999) 
62. WALL·E (2008) 
63. North by Northwest (1959)
64. Aliens (1986)
65. Citizen Kane (1941)  
66. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
67. Vertigo (1958)
68. M (1931)
69. Oldboy (2003)
70. Das Boot (1981)
71. Princess Mononoke (1997)
72. Amélie (2001) 
73. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)  
74. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
75. Toy Story 3 (2010) 
76. Reservoir Dogs (1992) 
77. A Clockwork Orange (1971) 
78. Braveheart (1995) 
79. Taxi Driver (1976)
80. Double Indemnity (1944)
81. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
82. Requiem for a Dream (2000) 
83. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) 
84. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
85. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
86. Full Metal Jacket (1987) 
87. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
88. The Sting (1973)
89. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
90. Amadeus (1984)
91. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
92. Snatch. (2000) 
93. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
94. For a Few Dollars More (1965)
95. Rashomon (1950)
96. L.A. Confidential (1997)
97. All About Eve (1950)
98. The Kid (1921)
99. The Apartment (1960)
100. Inglourious Basterds (2009) 
101. Toy Story (1995)
102. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
103. A Separation (2011)
104. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) 
105. Yojimbo (1961)
106. The Third Man (1949)
107. Some Like It Hot (1959)
108. Metropolis (1927)
109. Batman Begins (2005)
110. Unforgiven (1992) 
111. Scarface (1983)
112. Like Stars on Earth (2007)
113. Raging Bull (1980)
114. Up (2009) 
115. 3 Idiots (2009)
116. Downfall (2004)
117. Chinatown (1974)  
118. The Great Escape (1963) 
119. Die Hard (1988) 
120. The Hunt (2012)
121. On the Waterfront (1954)
122. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
123. Heat (1995) 
124. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)
125. Good Will Hunting (1997) 
126. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
127. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
128. Ikiru (1952)
129. The Seventh Seal (1957)
130. The Gold Rush (1925)
131. Ran (1985)
132. Wild Strawberries (1957)
133. The General (1926)
134. Blade Runner (1982)
135. The Elephant Man (1980)
136. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
137. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
138. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 
139. Casino (1995)
140. Gran Torino (2008)
141. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
142. Warrior (2011)
143. The Big Lebowski (1998)
144. Rebecca (1940)
145. V for Vendetta (2005) 
146. The Bandit (1996)
147. Gone Girl (2014)
148. The Deer Hunter (1978)
149. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
150. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
151. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
152. It Happened One Night (1934)
153. Fargo (1996) 
154. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
155. Gone with the Wind (1939)
156. Trainspotting (1996) 
157. Into the Wild (2007) 
158. Rush (2013)
159. Dial M for Murder (1954)
160. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
161. The Sixth Sense (1999)
162. Mary and Max (2009)
163. Finding Nemo (2003)
164. The Thing (1982)
165. The Wages of Fear (1953)
166. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
167. No Country for Old Men (2007)
168. Incendies (2010)
169. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
170. Rang De Basanti (2006)
171. Platoon (1986) 
172. Life of Brian (1979)  
173. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) 
174. Network (1976) 
175. Touch of Evil (1958)
176. A Wednesday (2008)
177. Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
178. There Will Be Blood (2007)
179. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
180. Annie Hall (1977) 
181. The 400 Blows (1959)
182. Stand by Me (1986) 
183. The Princess Bride (1987) 
184. Persona (1966)
185. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
186. Amores Perros (2000)
187. Ben-Hur (1959)
188. Diabolique (1955)
189. In the Name of the Father (1993)
190. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
191. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
192. Sin City (2005) 
193. Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)
194. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
195. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
196. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
197. Gandhi (1982)
198. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
199. The Avengers (2012) 
200. Donnie Darko (2001)
201. Stalker (1979)
202. Shutter Island (2000)
203. 8½ (1963)
204. Strangers on a Train (1951)
205. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
206. Infernal Affairs (2002)
207. Twelve Monkeys (1995) 
208. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
209. Before Sunrise (1995)
210. Boyhood (2014)
211. Jaws (1975)
212. The Imitation Game (2014)
213. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
214. The Terminator (1984)
215. High Noon (1952)
216. Groundhog Day (1993)  
217. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)  
218. Memories of Murder (2003)
219. The King’s Speech (2010)
220. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
221. Ip Man (2008)
222. Notorious (1946)
223. Rocky (1976)
224. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
225. Barry Lyndon (1975)
226. La Haine (1995)
227. The Truman Show (1998)
228. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
229. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
230. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
231. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
232. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
233. Jurassic Park (1993)
234. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
235. Castle in the Sky (1986)
236. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
237. La Strada (1954)
238. The Help (2011)
239. Roman Holiday (1953)
240. Wild Tales (2014)
241. The Big Sleep (1946)
242. Le Samouraï (1967)
243. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003)
244. Prisoners (2013)
245. Underground (1995)
246. Three Colors: Red (1994)
247. The Graduate (1967) 
248. Paris, Texas (1984)
249. Papillon (1973)
250. Beauty and the Beast (1991) 

121/250 (48.4%)

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