A selection of 100 crucial films we love, presented in no particular order. Enjoy!

title year genre director
Blade Runner 1982 Sci-Fi Ridley Scott
The Wiz 1978 Fantasy Sidney Lumet
The Wizard of Oz 1939 Fantasy Victor Fleming
The Goonies 1985 Adventure Richard Donner
Gremlins 1984 Fantasy/Horror Joe Dante
The Blues Brothers 1980 Comedy/Adventure John Landis
This is Spinal Tap 1984 Comedy Rob Reiner
Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 Comedy Gilliam/Jones
Alice 1988 Fantasy Jan Svankmajer
Bugsy Malone 1976 Comedy Alan Parker
Mad Max 1979 Sci-Fi/Action George Miller
The Road Warrior 1981 Sci-Fi/Action George Miller
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome 1985 Sci-Fi/Action Miller/Ogilvie
Mad Max Fury Road 2015 Sci-Fi/Action George Miller
Repo Man 1984 Sci-Fi/Comedy Alex Cox
Suburbia 1983 Drama Penelope Spheeris
Time Bandits 1981 Fantasy/Adventure Gilliam/Palin
Brazil 1985 Sci-Fi Terry Gilliam
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 1988 Fantasy/Adventure Terry Gilliam
Delicatessen 1991 Comedy Jeunet/Caro
City of Lost Children 1995 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Jeunet/Caro
Dr. Strangelove 1964 Comedy Stanley Kubrick
A Clockwork Orange 1971 Sci-Fi Stanley Kubrick
2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Sci-Fi Stanley Kubrick
Akira 1988 Sci-Fi Katsuhiro Otomo
The Thing 1982 Sci-Fi/Horror John Carpenter
Alien 1979 Sci-Fi/Horror Ridley Scott
Aliens 1986 Sci-Fi/Action James Cameron
Terminator 1984 Sci-Fi James Cameron
Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991 Sci-Fi/Action James Cameron
Predator 1987 Sci-Fi/Action John McTiernan
Conan the Barbarian 1982 Fantasy John Milius
Wizards 1977 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Ralph Bakshi
The Hobbit 1977 Fantasy Rankin/Bass
Lord of the Rings 1978 Fantasy Ralph Bakshi
Return of the King 1979 Fantasy Rankin/Bass
My Neighbor Totoro 1988 Fantasy Hayao Miyazaki
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind 1984 Sci-Fi Hayao Miyazaki
Spirited Away 2001 Fantasy Hayao Miyazaki
Castle in the Sky 1986 Fantasy Hayao Miyazaki
Porco Rosso 1992 Adventure Hayao Miyazaki
Howl's Moving Castle 2004 Fantasy Hayao Miyazaki
Galaxy Express 999 1979 Sci-Fi Rintaro
Sleeping Beauty 1959 Fantasy Clyde Geronimi
Pinocchio 1940 Fantasy Sharpsteen/Luske
Dracula 1931 Horror Tod Browning
Frankenstein 1931 Sci-Fi/Horror James Whale
The Bride of Frankenstein 1935 Sci-Fi/Horror James Whale
The Wolf Man 1941 Horror George Waggner
The Invisible Man 1933 Sci-Fi/Horror James Whale
The Mummy 1932 Horror Karl Freund
Creature From the Black Lagoon 1954 Horror Jack Arnold
The Evil Dead 1981 Horror Sam Raimi
Evil Dead II 1987 Horror/Comedy Sam Raimi
Amy of Darkness 1992 Comedy/Fantasy Sam Raimi
Friday the 13th 1980 Horror/Slasher Sean S. Cunningham
Friday the 13th Part III 1982 Horror/Slasher Steve Miner
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter 1984 Horror/Slasher Joseph Zito
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives 1986 Horror/Slasher Tom McLoughlin
Halloween 1978 Horror/Slasher John Carpenter
Halloween II 1981 Horror/Slasher Rick Rosenthal
Halloween III: Season of the Witch 1982 Horror/Slasher Tommy Lee Wallace
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974 Horror/Slasher Tobe Hooper
Return of the Living Dead 1985 Horror/Comedy Dan O'Bannon
Dead Alive / Braindead 1992 Horror/Comedy Peter Jackson
Creepshow 1982 Horror George Romero
Dawn of the Dead 1978 Horror George Romero
Invasion of the Bodysnatchers 1978 Sci-Fi/Horror Philip Kaufman
Jaws 1975 Horror Steven Spielberg
Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Action/Adventure Steven Spielberg
Jurassic Park 1993 Sci-Fi/Adventure Steven Spielberg
The Dark Knight 2008 Drama/Action Christopher Nolan
Airplane! 1980 Comedy Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker
The Producers 1967 Comedy Mel Brooks
Blazing Saddles 1974 Comedy Mel Brooks
Ghostbusters 1984 Comedy/Adventure Ivan Reitman
Little Shop of Horrors 1986 Sci-Fi/Comedy Frank Oz
The Seven Samurai 1954 Drama/Samurai Akira Kurosawa
Throne of Blood 1957 Drama/Samurai Akira Kurosawa
Godzilla 1954 Sci-Fi Ishiro Honda
Drunken Master 1978 Action/Comedy Yuen Woo-Ping
Hard Boiled 1992 Action John Woo
Taxi Driver 1976 Drama Martin Scorsese
The Seventh Seal 1957 Drama Ingmar Bergman
Parasite 2019 Thriller Bong Joon-ho
Rear Window 1954 Mystery/Thriller Alfred Hitchcock
Psycho 1960 Horror Alfred Hitchcock
Shogun Assassin 1980 Drama/Action Misumi/Houston
An American Werewolf in London 1981 Horror John Landis
Ichi, the Killer 2001 Action Takashi Miike
Leon the Professional 1994 Action Luc Besson
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 1971 Fantasy Mel Stuart
Night of the Hunter 1955 Drama/Thriller Charles Laughton
Desk Set 1957 Romantic Comedy Walter Lang
Bell, Book & Candle 1958 Drama Richard Quine
Some Like It Hot 1959 Romantic Comedy Billy Wilder
Pulp Fiction 1994 Drama Quentin Tarantino
Star Wars 1977 Fantasy/Adventure George Lucas
The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Fantasy/Adventure Irvin Kershner
Return of the Jedi 1983 Fantasy/Adventure Richard Marquand

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