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Ronnow's Favorite Movies


Film
Director
Writer(s)
Year
Lead Actor(s)
It Happened One Night Frank Capra Robert Riskin
1934
Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert
My Man Godfrey Gregory La Cava Morrie Ryskind, Eric Hatch
1936
William Powell, Carole Lombard
Gone With the Wind (part 1) Victor Fleming Sidney Howard
1939
Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh
His Girl Friday Howard Hawks Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht
1940
Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell
The Philadelphia Story George Cukor Donald Ogden Stewart
1940
Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart
The Lady Eve Preston Sturges Monckton Hoffe
1941
Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda
Casablanca Michael Curtiz Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein
1942
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman
The Talk of the Town George Stevens Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman
1942
Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman
Double Indemnity Billy Wilder Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler
1944
Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
Children of Paradise Marcel Carne Jacques Prevert
1945
Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur
It's A Wonderful Life Frank Capra Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
1946
James Stewart
Notorious Alfred Hitchcock Ben Hecht
1946
Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman
Late Spring Yasujirô Ozu Kazuo Hirotsu, Kôgo Noda
1949
Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara
Early Summer Yasujirô Ozu Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu
1951
Setsuko Hara, Chishû Ryû, Chikage Awashima
The Steel Helmet Samuel Fuller Samuel Fuller
1951
Gene Evans
Ikiru Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto
1952
Takashi Shimura
Summertime David Lean Arthur Laurents, H.E. Bates
1955
Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi
Early Spring Yasujirô Ozu Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu
1956
Chikage Awashima, Ryô Ikebe, Keiko Kishi
Samurai Trilogy Hiroshi Inagaki Tokuhei Wakao
1956
Toshiro Mifune
12 Angry Men Sidney Lumet Reginald Rose
1957
Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb
The Seventh Seal Ingmar Bergman Ingmar Bergman
1957
Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand
Apur Sansar Satyajit Ray Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
1959
Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore
The Apartment Billy Wilder Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond
1960
Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine
Late Autumn Yasujirô Ozu Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu
1960
Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Shin Saburi
The Big City Satyajit Ray Narendranath Mitra
1963
Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee
Hombre Martin Ritt Irving Ravetch
1967
Paul Newman, Diane Cilento, Richard Boone
In the Heat of the Night Norman Jewison Stirling Silliphant
1967
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger
Two Mules for Sister Sara Don Siegel Albert Maltz
1970
Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine
Jeremiah Johnson Sydney Pollack John Milius, Edward Anhalt
1972
Robert Redford
Ulzana's Raid Robert Aldrich Alan Sharp
1972
Burt Lancaster
The Towering Inferno John Guillermin Thomas N. Scortia
1974
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman
Night Moves Arthur Penn Alan Sharp
1975
Gene Hackman
Rocky John G. Avildsen Sylvester Stallone
1976
Sylvester Stallone
The Shootist Don Siegel Miles Hood Swarthout
1976
John Wayne, Lauren Bacall
Coming Home Hal Ashby Waldo Salt, Robert C. Jones
1978
Jane Fonda, Jon Voight
The Great Santini Lewis John Carlino Lewis John Carlino
1979
Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Michael O'Keefe
48 Hours Walter Hill Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill
1982
Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy
Terms of Endearment James L. Brooks James L. Brooks 1983 Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson
The Big Chill Lawrence Kasdan Lawrence Kasdan, Barbara Benedek
1983
Kevin Kline, Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, JoBeth Williams
Terms of Endearment James L. Brooks James L. Brooks
1983
Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson
The Karate Kid John G. Avildsen Robert Mark Kamen
1984
Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita
The Terminator James Cameron James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd
1984
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn
The Gig Frank D. Gilroy Frank D. Gilroy
1985
Wayne Rogers, Cleavon Little
Witness Peter Weir Earl W. Wallace, William Kelley
1985
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis
Aliens James Cameron James Cameron
1986
Sigourney Weaver
Hannah and Her Sisters Woody Allen Woody Allen
1986
Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey
Platoon Oliver Stone Oliver Stone
1986
Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe
Moonstruck Norman Jewison John Patrick Shanley
1987
Cher, Nicolas Cage
The Untouchables Brian De Palma David Mamet
1987
Kevin Costner, Sean Connery
Wings of Desire Wim Wenders Wim Wenders, Peter Handke
1987
Bruno Ganz
The Accidental Tourist Lawrence Kasdan Frank Galati
1988
William Hurt, Geena Davis, Kathleen Turner
Die Hard John McTiernan Roderick Thorp, Jeb Stuart
1988
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman
The Milagro Beanfield War Robert Redford John Nichols
1988
Chick Vennera, Sonia Braga
The Abyss James Cameron James Cameron
1989
Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
The Fabulous Baker Boys Steve Kloves Steve Kloves
1989
Jeff Bridges, Michelle Pfeiffer, Beau Bridges
The Mighty Quinn Carl Schenkel Hampton Fancher
1989
Denzel Washington
Parenthood Ron Howard Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel
1989
Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest
When Harry Met Sally Rob Reiner Nora Ephron
1989
Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan
Jacob's Ladder Adrian Lyne Bruce Joel Rubin
1990
Tim Robbins
Tremors Ron Underwood S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
1990
Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward
Truly Madly Deeply Anthony Minghella Anthony Minghella
1990
Juliet Stevenson, Alan Rickman
Frankie and Johnny Garry Marshall Terrence McNally
1991
Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer
Grand Canyon Lawrence Kasdan Lawrence Kasdan, Meg Kasdan
1991
Kevin Kline, Danny Glover, Mary McDonnell
Mississippi Masala Mira Nair Sooni Taraporevala
1991
Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury
A Few Good Men Rob Reiner Aaron Sorkin
1992
Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore
The Last of the Mohicans Michael Mann Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe
1992
Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe
My Cousin Vinny Jonathan Lynn Dale Launer
1992
Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei
Passion Fish John Sayles John Sayles
1992
Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard
Thunderheart Michael Apted John Fusco
1992
Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene
The Fugitive Andrew Davis Jeb Stuart, David Twohy
1993
Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones
Ruby in Paradise Victor Nunez Victor Nunez
1993
Ashley Judd
Sleepless in Seattle Nora Ephron Nora Ephron
1993
Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan
Corrina, Corrina Jessie Nelson Jessie Nelson
1994
Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta
Disclosure Barry Levinson Paul Attanasio
1994
Michael Douglas, Demi Moore
Four Weddings and a Funeral Mike Newell Richard Curtis
1994
Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell
The American President Rob Reiner Aaron Sorkin
1995
Michael Douglas, Annette Bening
Apollo 13 Ron Howard William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert
1995
Tom Hanks, Ed Harris
Crimson Tide Tony Scott Michael Schiffer
1995
Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman
French Kiss Lawrence Kasdan Adam Brooks
1995
Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline
Toy Story John Lasseter John Lasseter
1995
Tom Hanks, Tim Allen
Beautiful Girls Ted Demme Scott Rosenberg
1996
Timothy Hutton, Matt Dillon
Mother Albert Brooks Albert Brooks, Monica Johnson
1996
Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds
Stealing Beauty Bernardo Bertolucci Bernardo Bertolucci, Susan Minot
1996
Liv Tyler, Jeremy Irons, Carlo Cecchi
Contact Robert Zemeckis James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg
1997
Jodie Foster
Dante's Peak Roger Donaldson Leslie Bohem
1997
Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton
Good Will Hunting Gus Van Sant Matt Damon, Ben Affleck
1997
Matt Damon, Robin Williams
Jackie Brown Quentin Tarantino Quentin Tarantino
1997
Pam Grier, Robert Forster, Samuel L. Jackson
Next Stop Wonderland Brad Anderson Brad Anderson, Lyn Vaus
1998
Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant
Flawless Joel Schumacher Joel Schumacher
1999
Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman
The Thomas Crown Affair John McTiernan Alan Trustman, Leslie Dixon
1999
Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo
The Family Man Brett Ratner David Diamond, David Weissman
2000
Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni
You Can Count On Me Kenneth Lonergan Kenneth Lonergan
2000
Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo
Monster's Ball Marc Forster Milo Addica, Will Rokos
2001
Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry
Shrek Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson Ted Elliott
2001
Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
Bend It Like Beckham Gurinder Chadha Gurinder Chadha, Guljit Bindra 2002 Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys
Cold Mountain Anthony Minghella Anthony Minghella
2003
Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger
The Snow Walker Charles Martin Smith Charles Martin Smith, Farley Mowat
2003
Barry Pepper, Annabella Piugattuk
Sideways Alexander Payne Alexander Payne
2004
Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church
Man Push Cart Ramin Bahrani Ramin Bahrani
2005
Ahmad Razvi
Blood Diamond Edward Zwick Charles Leavitt
2006
Leonardo Dicaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou
The Painted Veil John Curran Ron Nyswaner
2006
Edward Norton, Naomi Watts
Juno Jason Reitman Diablo Cody
2007
Ellen Page, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner
Departures Yôjirô Takita Kundô Koyama
2008
Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki
The Guitar Amy Redford Amos Poe
2008
Saffron Burrows
The Lucky Ones Neil Burger Neil Burger, Dirk Wittenborn
2008
Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña
Hereafter Clint Eastwood Peter Morgan
2010
Matt Damon, Cécile De France
Winter's Bone Debra Granik Debra Granik, Anne Rosellini
2010
Jennifer Lawrence
The Descendants Alexander Payne Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon
2011
George Clooney, Shailene Woodley
The Intouchables Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
2011
François Cluzet, Omar Sy
The Sunset Limited Tommy Lee Jones Cormac McCarthy
2011
Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones
Take Me Home Sam Jaeger Sam Jaeger
2011
Sam Jaeger, Amber Jaeger
The Broken Circle Breakdown Felix van Groeningen Johan Heldenbergh, Mieke Dobbels
2012
Johan Heldenbergh, Veerle Baetens
Life of Pi Ang Lee Yann Martel, David Magee 2012 Suraj Sharma
The Giant Mechanical Man Lee Kirk Lee Kirk
2012
Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina
Go for Sisters John Sayles John Sayles
2013
LisaGay Hamilton, Yolanda Ross
The Drop Michaël R. Roskam Dennis Lehane
2014
Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini
Fort Bliss Claudia Myers Claudia Myers
2014
Michelle Monaghan
Jane Wants a Boyfriend William Sullivan Jarret Kerr
2015
Louisa Krause, Eliza Dushku