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Hey guys,

 

I decided to start a new series on my site.

Because I’ve seen thousands (literally) of movies in my 41+ years, I’ve decided to try and help you all discover (or rediscover) movies of years past that I feel are the best movies of any given year. (yes, some are guilty pleasures, but we are all entitled to our opinions here) 🙂

The idea is simple – I’m gonna randomly choose a year each time and present you all with my favorite movies from that year.

In addition, I will also list (based on a very educated guess) how many movies I’ve seen that came out during that year along with the names of EVERY one of the titles.

I will be using the IMDB release year in order to remain consistent even if the movie was held back a year before wide release like The Hurt Locker or Crash.

This new series will mainly be used on days when I don’t usually post or when I don’t have a regular movie review to post, but being that I plan to be away for the next week and a half with very limited access to the web, I will present u with a new list every day from tomorrow 1st April until the 12th of April.

I hope to present new lists every Friday and Saturday afterwards.

My research has shown me that I’ve seen on an average around 100 movies from each year since 1980 plus a lot less from years beforehand, so currently, I only plan to do this from 1980 until 2013.  Perhaps when I finish this list, I’ll venture into pre-1980 where maybe I’ll only do a top 5, but I have a long way to go to get there.

This page itself will be used as a starting point with links to each year’s list and as I watch new movies or review previously viewed movies that I have only now started to review.

Hope you all enjoy this new feature!

Thanks again for all your support and encouragement!

I’d also like to than and give a shoutout to my good friend (the MIA) Josh over at JJames Reviews for his help in shaping this feature but most especially for his suggestion of this awesome series name.  Thanks Josh (Hope u come back soon)!!!

 

Updated 3 February 2019

Year

# of movies watched

# of movies reviewed

Favorite Movie

1960  28  27 The Apartment
1961  21  21 Judgement at Nuremberg
1962  28  30 Advise & Consent
1963  30  29 The Great Escape
1964  27  27 Seven Days in May
1965  30  28 Ship of Fools
1966  32  27 The Sand Pebbles
1967  24  23 The Dirty Dozen
1968  31  31 Yours, Mine & Ours
1969  29 28 Z
1970 31 28 M*A*S*H*
1971 34 28 Fiddler on the Roof
1972 34 25 The Godfather
1973 45 34 Executive Action
1974 39 29 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
1975 29 21 Jaws
1976 40 28 Network
1977 34 30 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
1978 52 31 The Deer Hunter
1979 57 40 Time After Time
1980 57 44 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1981 72 50 Raiders of The Lost Ark
1982 74 50 E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial
1983 97 68 Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi
1984 121 78 Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom
1985 118 78 Back to the Future
1986 118 73 Stand By Me
1987 137 95 The Princess Bride
1988 142 92 Die Hard
1989 141 82 When Harry Met Sally
1990  120  77 Europa, Europa
1991  136  74 Grand Canyon
1992  134  73 Reservoir Dogs
1993  138  82 Schindler’s List
1994  151  79 Forrest Gump
1995  139  88 Mr. Holland’s Opus
1996  118  61 Fargo
1997  125 74 Titanic
1998  154  92 Saving Private Ryan
1999  140  82 The Green Mile
2000  116  79 Cast Away
2001  126  84 Band of Brothers
2002  104  83 The Rookie
2003  119  71 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2004  111  81 Sideways
2005 103  75 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
2006  119  94 United 93
2007  136  103 Zodiac
2008  151  83 The Dark Knight
2009  121  84 Taking Chance
2010  138  92 Inception
2011  147  107 Source Code
2012  137  119 Les Miserables
2013  180  212 Gravity
2014  195  222 Guardians of the Galaxy
2015  161  188 Inside Out
2016  167 184 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
2017 154 166 Dunkirk
2018 95 101 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Total 5688 4286
Yearly Average 96.41 72.64

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    • Thanks for stopping by Georgina! appreciate your comments and your encouragement.

      take a look around, I’m sure you’ll find some more great stuff that you might like!

      I also checked out ur site and found some interesting articles. Hope to read more when I get a chance!

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