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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 8 Aug 2017

Year

# of movies watched

# of movies reviewed

Favorite Movie

1960  22  20 The Apartment
1961  13  11 Judgement at Nuremberg
1962  21  18 Advise & Consent
1963  19  16 The Great Escape
1964  20  18 Seven Days in May
1965  26  19 Ship of Fools
1966  22  12 The Sand Pebbles
1967  21  15 The Dirty Dozen
1968  27  21 Yours, Mine & Ours
1969  18 15 Z
1970 27 20 M*A*S*H*
1971 28 20 Fiddler on the Roof
1972 30 14 The Godfather
1973 40 22 Executive Action
1974 37 23 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
1975 27 16 Jaws
1976 36 15 Network
1977 30 19 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
1978 46 19 The Deer Hunter
1979 55 29 The Frisco Kid
1980 52 31 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1981 70 38 Raiders of The Lost Ark
1982 68 33 E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial
1983 93 47 Star Wars Episode VI: The Return of the Jedi
1984 118 58 Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom
1985 113 56 Back to the Future
1986 113 47 Stand By Me
1987 132 77 The Princess Bride
1988 136 67 Die Hard
1989 138 64 When Harry Met Sally
1990  116  53 Europa, Europa
1991  133  52 Grand Canyon
1992  132  51 Reservoir Dogs
1993  133  54 Schindler’s List
1994  148  49 The Shawshank Redemption
1995  135  63 Mr. Holland’s Opus
1996  117  39 Fargo
1997  121 54 Titanic
1998  145  66 Saving Private Ryan
1999  140  56 The Green Mile
2000  113  52 Cast Away
2001  122  61 Band of Brothers
2002  96  66 The Rookie
2003  113  48 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2004  102  63 Sideways
2005 93  50 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
2006  109  66 United 93
2007  125  78 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
2008  141  57 The Dark Knight
2009  105  57 Taking Chance
2010  127  70 Inception
2011  128  69 Memorial Day
2012  123 94 Les Miserables
2013  169  191 Gravity
2014  181  200 Guardians of the Galaxy
2015  153  172 Inside Out
2016  138 146 Manchester By the Sea
2017 32 32
Total 5089  2989
Yearly Average 87.74 51.53
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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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