Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Most Popular Movies: Updated List 1/1/2013


So, it has been a little over three months since I released my list of the Most Popular Movies poll. I asked you, the moviegoing audience, to tell me what your top ten favorite movies. A number of you filled out the survey and 341 movies appeared on my list. It got a lot of feedback from the list, so I decided that I should re-opened the voting every couple of months or so. At the beginning of December, I re-opened the polls and I received a number of lists/votes within a few days. So, I now have an updated list for all of you. This list now has 450 movies on it. A number of movies moved up the list. Thank you to all the people who added their lists of favorite movies.

I've always thought that you cannot truly judge what the best film of all time is. People give out awards for the "best films" every year. I believe you can only say what the most popular films are. For example, Shakespeare in Love is a great film, but should it have beat Saving Private Ryan at the 71st Academy Awards for Best Picture? I do not personally think so, but that is just my opinion. I feel that Saving Private is the better film, but it did not receive the best film of the year. I mean people still talk about how realistic those battle scenes were, especially the D-Day ones. However, very few people talk about Shakespeare in Love. 

When I do something like this, I am always surprised by people's favorite movies. I love seeing the variety that some of you have in your movie choices. I also enjoyed when some of you sent me comments telling me why you picked certain movies. I like hearing from you all about what movies you like and why. If you all want to watch some good movies then you should take a look at some of these. Some great movies were added to this list (I'm so happy someone put down L.A. Confidential and Ghostbusters!). Check out the list and tell me what you think. I will divided the list into the three parts like I did last time. The first part is made up of films that received three or more votes. The second part is made up of films that received two votes. The third part will show what films only received one vote. I hope you all enjoy the list. I hope to update this list every couple of months or so. If you didn't vote this time then make sure you vote next time.

"-" means there is a tie. The movies in red are ones that moved up since the first list.

Most Popular Movies
Ranking
Movie
1
The Dark Knight
2
Star Wars: A New Hope
3
Inception
-
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
-
The Dark Knight Rises
6
Casablanca
-
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
-
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
9
Gone with the Wind
-
Pulp Fiction
-
The Avengers
12
Forrest Gump
-
The Godfather
-
The Graduate
-
The Lion King
-
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
-
O' Brother Where Art Thou?
-
The Prestige
-
The Shawshank Redemption
-
The Wizard of Oz
20
300
-
The Blues Brothers
-
The Boondock Saints
-
The Breakfast Club
-
Bridesmaids
-
Grease
-
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
-
It's a Wonderful Life
-
Memento
-
North by Northwest
-
The Shining
-
Titanic
-
To Kill a Mockingbird
-
Toy Story 3
-
You've Got Mail
36
Annie Hall
-
Apocalypse Now
-
Back to the Future
-Beauty and the Beast
-
A Clockwork Orange
-
Daddy's Little Girls
-
Dirty Dancing
-
Fight Club
- The Green Mile
- The Hunger Games
- The Incredibles
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
- The King's Speech
- The Last of the Mohicans
- Midnight in Paris
- Newsies
- No Country for Old Men
-Pretty in Pink
-Psycho
- Same Time, Next Year
- Saving Private Ryan
- The Silence of the Lambs

Movies with  Two Votes
  • 127 Hours 
  • Airplane!
  • Aladdin
  • American History X
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Burgundy
  • Animal House
  • Batman Begins
  • The Blind Side
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • Braveheart
  • Casino
  • Drive
  • Elf
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Family Stone
  • Finding Nemo
  • Garden State
  • The General
  • Gladiator
  • Goodfellas
  • The Goonies
  • Gran Torino
  • The Hangover
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Jurassic Park
  • Labyrinth
  • Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Love Actually
  • Malcolm X
  • Mean Girls
  • Modern Times
  • Monsters, Inc.
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • New Jack City
  • The Notebook
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • The Patriot
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Purple Rose of Cairo
  • Remember the Titans
  • Rush Hour
  • Seven
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Sixteen Candles
  • Spider-Man
  • Star Trek (2009)
  • Steel Magnolias
  • Tangled
  • The Third Man
  • Tommy Boy
  • Top Gun
  • Toy Story
  • Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Up
  • Wall-E
  • West Side Story
  • Wet Hot American Summer
  • White Christmas
Movies with One Vote
  • (500) Days of Summer
  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • 12 Angry Men
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 21 Jump Street
  • The 40 Year Old Virgin
  • 8 1/2
  • A Very Long Engagement
  • About Last Night
  • Act of Valor
  • Ali
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Amelie
  • The American President
  • American Psycho
  • Angels in the Outfield
  • Anna and the King
  • Anne of Avonlea
  • Anne of the Thousand Days
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • The Artist
  • As Good as it Gets
  • August Rush
  • Avatar
  • The Aviator
  • Babe
  • Baby Mama
  • Beginners
  • Beloved
  • The Big Chill
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Blade: Trinity
  • Blood Diamond
  • Blue Streak
  • The Bodyguard
  • Bridget Jones' Diary
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • The Bucket List
  • Burn After Reading
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • The Butterfly Effect
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • Cairo Time
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Cars
  • Casino Royale
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Chinatown
  • A Christmas Story
  • Citizen Kane
  • City Lights
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Coach Carter
  • Colombiana
  • Conspiracy Theory
  • Contempt (le mepris)
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • Cooley High
  • Courageous
  • The Cowboys
  • Cowboys and Aliens
  • The Crazies
  • Crazy, Stupid, Love
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Cry Freedom
  • The Cutting Edge
  • The Dark Crystal
  • Days of Heaven
  • Days of Thunder
  • Delhi Belly
  • The Descendants
  • The Devil's Rejects
  • Die Hard
  • Django Unchained
  • Dodgeball
  • Dog Soldiers
  • Dr. Strangelove
  • Dracula
  • Duck Soup
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Elektra
  • Elizabethtown
  • Enchanted
  • Enter the Dragon
  • Ever After
  • Everything is Illuminated
  • The Expendables 2
  • Fantasia
  • Fatal Attraction
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Field of Dreams
  • The Fifth Element
  • Fighting Temptations
  • Fireproof
  • Fish Tank
  • The Five Heartbeats
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  • The Fountain
  • Four Rooms
  • Friday
  • Friday Night Lights
  • Friday the 13th (Original)
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • From Russia With Love
  • Ghostbusters
  • Ghostbusters 2
  • Giant
  • The Girl Can't Help It
  • Glory Road
  • The Godfather Part II
  • The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
  • The Greatest Show on Earth
  • Gremlins
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • Guess Who
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
  • Hairspray
  • Halloween
  • Happy Gilmore
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He Got Game
  • Heat
  • Heathers
  • High Fidelity
  • High Noon
  • Highlander
  • Hiroshima mon amour
  • History of the World Part I
  • The Holiday
  • Home Alone
  • Hoosiers
  • Hot Tub Time Machine
  • House of 1,000 Corpses
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Hugo
  • I Love You, Man
  • Ice Princess
  • The Illusionist
  • Imitation of Life
  • Immortals
  • In Bruges
  • Into the Wild
  • Ip Man
  • Iron Man 2
  • It Happened One Night
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jaws
  • Joe Dirt
  • Joyful Noise
  • Juice
  • Jules and Jim
  • Jurassic Park: The Lost World
  • Kagemusha (Shadow Warrior)
  • The Karate Kid
  • King Kong (2005)
  • The King of Kong
  • L.A. Confidential
  • La Bamba
  • Ladder 49
  • Langoliers
  • Lars and the Real Girl
  • The Last Samurai
  • Lawless
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • A League of Their Own
  • Lean on Me
  • Leap Year
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance
  • Leopard
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Little Women
  • Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Lord of War
  • Lost in Translation
  • Love and Basketball
  • Love Story
  • Lucky Number Slevin
  • MASH
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • Meet the Robinsons
  • Menace II Society
  • Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
  • Milk
  • Miss Congeniality
  • Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol
  • Mo' Better Blues
  • Moby Dick
  • Mouilin Rouge
  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Mulan
  • The Mummy
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • Muppet Classic Theatre
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Mystery Team
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Negotiator
  • Never Back Down
  • The Next Three Days
  • Nightmare on Elm Street (2009)
  • Notting Hil
  • Ocean's Twelve
  • On the Waterfront
  • The Other Guys
  • Our Idiot Brother
  • Paper Moon
  • The Passion of the Christ
  • Pearl Harbor
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • The Piano
  • Pillow Talk
  • Pocahontas
  • Poetic Justice
  • Porkys
  • The Preacher's Wife
  • Pretty Woman
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Pride and Prejudice (1995?)
  • Purple Rain
  • Raising Arizona
  • Rashomon
  • The Raven
  • Ray
  • Reign Over Me
  • Rent
  • The Replacements
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • The Road
  • Robin Hood (Disney)
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights
  • RoboCop
  • Rocky Balboa
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion
  • Rozencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
  • Rules of the Game
  • Runaway Bride
  • RV
  • The Santa Clause
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Save the Last Dance
  • Say Anything
  • Scarface
  • Scary Movie 2
  • Schindler's List
  • School of Rock
  • The Searchers
  • Secondhand Lions
  • Serenity
  • Serial Mom
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Sex and the City
  • Shakespeare in Love
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • She's Out of My League
  • Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows
  • Shutter Island
  • Signs
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Sixth Man
  • Skyfall
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • Slumdog Millioniare
  • Somewhere in Time
  • Sparkle
  • Spice World
  • The Spongebob Squarepants Movie
  • St. Elmo's Fire
  • Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
  • Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
  • Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
  • Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
  • Stay
  • Step Up 3D
  • Stepbrothers
  • Stepmom
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • The Stuntman
  • Sunshine
  • Super 8
  • Superbad
  • Superman: The Movie
  • Taken
  • The Taking of Pelham 123
  • Team America: World Police
  • Tears of the Sun
  • Ted
  • The Temptations
  • The Ten Commandements
  • The Terminator
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day
  • There Will Be Blood
  • They Were Expendable
  • Think Like a Man
  • Thor
  • Three Women
  • TiMER
  • Trading Places
  • Training Day
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  • Treasure of Sierra Madre
  • The Tree of Life
  • Tropic Thunder
  • The Tulip Era
  • The Usual Suspects
  • V for Vendetta
  • A Very Long Engagement
  • Viva Las Vegas
  • Waiting to Exhale
  • Walk the Line
  • War of the Worlds
  • Warrior
  • We Are Marshall
  • Wedding Singer
  • What About Bob?
  • White Men Can't Jump
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Wolf
  • X-Men: First Class
  • Yes Man
  • Yojimbo
  • You Again
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Zombieland
So, what are your thoughts? Do you agree with the list? Do you think certain movies should be higher or lower? I want to hear what you all think. What is overrated? What is underrated? Help me enjoy this will you?

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