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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 2 Jun 2019

Year

# of movies watched

# of movies reviewed

Favorite Movie

1950 26 24  Sunset Blvd
1951 24 24  The African Queen
1952 24 24  High Noon
1953 27 28  Stalag 17
1954 28 30  Suddenly
1955 30 30  Rififi
1956 29 30  The Killing
1957 25 29  The Bridge on the River Kwai
1958 28 27  The Naked and the Dead
1959 31 32  Rio Bravo
1960 31 31 The Apartment
1961 26 27 Judgement at Nuremberg
1962 30 32 Advise & Consent
1963 33 33 The Great Escape
1964 32 32 Seven Days in May
1965 31 29 Ship of Fools
1966 35 30 The Sand Pebbles
1967 25 25 The Dirty Dozen
1968 35 35 Yours, Mine & Ours
1969 33 32 Z
1970 33 31 M*A*S*H*
1971 37 33 Fiddler on the Roof
1972 38 29 The Godfather
1973 48 38 Executive Action
1974 41 32 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
1975 32 24 Jaws
1976 40 30 Network
1977 37 34 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
1978 53 36 The Deer Hunter
1979 59 44 Time After Time
1980 60 51 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1981 74 53 Raiders of The Lost Ark
1982 75 56 E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial
1983 97 76 Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi
1984 122 84 Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom
1985 118 84 Back to the Future
1986 120 77 Stand By Me
1987 143 105 The Princess Bride
1988 143 97 Die Hard
1989 141 91 When Harry Met Sally
1990  121  85 Europa, Europa
1991  139  82 Grand Canyon
1992  136  79 Reservoir Dogs
1993  139  86 Schindler’s List
1994  153  86 Forrest Gump
1995  141  94 Mr. Holland’s Opus
1996  119  67 Fargo
1997  125 75 Titanic
1998  157  100 Saving Private Ryan
1999  140  89 The Green Mile
2000  120  89 Cast Away
2001  127  87 Band of Brothers
2002  106  87 The Rookie
2003  119  75 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2004  114  87 Sideways
2005 108  82 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
2006  121  100 United 93
2007  141  110 The War
2008  155  89 The Dark Knight
2009  124  88 Taking Chance
2010  140  97 Inception
2011  153  116 Source Code
2012  143  127 Les Miserables
2013  182  215 Gravity
2014  198  226 Guardians of the Galaxy
2015  164  192 Inside Out
2016  170 190 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
2017 160 173 Dunkirk
2018 122 131 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
2019 19 19 Leaving Neverland
Total 6131 4891
Yearly Average 88.86 70.88

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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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