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Nov 26th 2012, 13:57
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10. Amadeus (1984)
9. The Apartment (1960)
8. Gone with the Wind (1939)
7. On the Waterfront (1954)
6. The Deer Hunter (1978)
5. The Godfather (1972)
4. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
3. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
2. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
1. Annie Hall (1977) 
Nov 26th 2012, 15:00
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MY TOP 10

  1.  ALL ABOUT EVE
  2.  WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
  3.  WEST SIDE STORY
  4.  THE GRADUATE
  5.  TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
  6.  A PLACE IN THE SUN
  7.  A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
  8.  ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
  9.  SCHINDLER'S LIST
 10. NETWORK
Nov 26th 2012, 15:05
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Quote by allaboutoscars
MY TOP 10

  1.  ALL ABOUT EVE
  2.  WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
  3.  WEST SIDE STORY
  4.  THE GRADUATE
  5.  TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
  6.  A PLACE IN THE SUN
  7.  A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
  8.  ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
  9.  SCHINDLER'S LIST
 10. NETWORK


Afraid only half of that list is comprised of winners, friend. Smile
Nov 26th 2012, 15:13
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1) Sunrise (the only masterpiece to ever win best picture)

2) How Green Was My Valley (great film, but about Ford's 20th best film)

3) Casablanca (just about perfect film)

4) Unforgiven

5) The Godfather

6) Lawrence of Arabia

7) Titanic

8) The French Connection

9) It Happened One Night

10) Rebecca  (about Hitchcock's 30th most interesting film)


A handful of others are decent, most are, always have been, always will  be middlebrow mediocrities, including probably this year                

 

Nov 26th 2012, 15:16
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How could I forget about Schindler's List and American Beauty.
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Nov 26th 2012, 18:28
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10. West Side Story
9. Midnight Cowboy
8. Ben-Hur
7. Dances With Wolves
6. All Quiet on the Western Front
5. The Godfather, Pt. II
4. Oliver!
3. American Beauty
2. Grand Hotel
1. The Apartment  
Nov 26th 2012, 18:39
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OK  THE SAME TOP 5...

1. ALL ABOUT EVE
2. WEST SIDE STORY
3. TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
4. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST
5. SCHINDLERS LIST

6. gone with the wind
7. my fair lady
8. ben-hur
9. the apartment
10. the godfather part II
Nov 26th 2012, 19:05
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I'll do it since 1980 (chronological):

Out of Africa
Platoon
The Silence of the Lambs
Unforgiven
Forrest Gump
Titanic
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Million Dollar Baby
The Departed
The Hurt Locker

                   
Nov 26th 2012, 19:33
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Just out of personal enjoyment

1. Lawrence of Arabia
2. Amadeus
3. All About Eve
4. In the Heat of the Night
5. The Sound of Music
6. The King's Speech
7. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
8. Gandhi
9. It Happened One Night
10.  The Silence of the Lambs
Nov 26th 2012, 19:53
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1. Midnight Cowboy
2. Rocky
3. The Silence of the Lambs
4. Chicago
5. West Side Story 
6, Forest Gump 
7. All About Eve
8. Driving Miss Daisy
9. The Lost Weekend
10. The Godfather/The Godfather Part II 
Nov 26th 2012, 20:17
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1. The Godfather
2. Lawrence of Arabia
3. Annie Hall
4. The French Connection
5. The Silence of the Lambs
6. It Happened One Night
7. On the Waterfront
8. Sunrise
9. Gone With the Wind
10. Titanic/Casablanca/No Country For Old Men

The Return of the King
Nov 26th 2012, 21:11
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1. All ABout Eve
2. Annie Hall
3. The Silence of the Lambs
4. Casablanca
5. No Country For Old Men
6. On the Waterfront
7. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
8. Sunrise
9. The Deer Hunter
10. The Apartment

...Last 4 spots can come and go.  Top 6 is pretty solid.  I can say there is one thing about ON THE WATERFRONT that I don't like, Bernstein's score.  Other than that it's a perfect film.
Nov 26th 2012, 21:25
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I've seen 52/84, of those:

1. The Godfather
2. Sunrise
3. It Happened One Night
4. Casablanca
5. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
6. Titanic 
7. Kramer vs. Kramer
8. Lawrence of Arabia
9. Forrest Gump
10. Annie Hall
 
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Well here's an interesting distraction. Thanks awardskel.

Hmmm....looking over the winners, I find that I hate most of them.  Or, not a huge fan. So, I'll go with my emotional choices.

All Quiet on the Western Front
On the Waterfront
The Lord of the Rings, RK
The Last Emperor
Dances with Wolves: these are my friends. Sue me. And do it now.
Forrest Gump
Titanic
The King's Speech: Immense gratitude
Annie Hall
Lawrence of Arabia

Wow is that ten? I'd trade off The Apartment, The Godfather, and The Deer Hunter for most of the above. Sunrise's cinematography and overall craft is a remarkable feat, but I hate that misogynistic screenplay and it will never make any top ten list of mine.

Whoa. So glad I copied this before I hit "Post Reply".

The Sunne in Splendour; I prefer my Roses White

Nov 26th 2012, 21:50
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I could more easily come up with 10 "worst" BP winners than 10 "best" BP winners.