My Favorite Samuel Fuller Films

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1.   Shock Corridor (1963)

2.   Park Row (1952)

3.   White Dog (1982)

4.   Pickup on South Street (1953)

5.   The Steel Helmet (1951)

6.   The Naked Kiss (1964)

7.   The Big Red One (1980)

8.   Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

9.   Forty Guns (1957)

10. Verboten! (1959)

11. Run of the Arrow (1957)

12. China Gate (1957)

13. Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street (1974)

14. The Crimson Kimono (1959)

15. House of Bamboo (1955)

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1.   Merrill’s Marauders (1962)

2.   The Baron of Arizona (1950)

3.   I Shot Jesse James (1949)

4.   Fixed Bayonets! (1951)

5.   Street of No Return (1989)

6.   Hell and High Water (1954)

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My Favorite Kinji Fukasaku Films

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1.   Battle Royale (2000)

2.   Battles Without Honor and Humanity Volumes 1-5 (1973/1974)

3.   Shogun’s Samurai (1978)

4.   Graveyard of Honor (1975)

5.   Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983)

6.   Yakuza Graveyard (1976)

7.   Samurai Reincarnation (1981)

8.   Cops vs. Thugs (1975)

9.   Fall Guy (1982)

10. Street Mobster (1972)

11. Under the Flag of the Rising Sun (1972)

12. Sympathy for the Underdog (1971)

13. New Battles Without Honor and Humanity Volumes 1-3 (1974/1975/1976)

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1.   Blackmail Is My Life (1968)

2.   Black Lizard (1968)

My Favorite William Friedkin Films

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1.   Sorcerer (1977)

2.   The Exorcist (1973)

3.   The French Connection (1971)

4.   Bug (2006)

5.   To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

6.   The Birthday Party (1968)

7.   Cruising (1980)

8.   Killer Joe (2011)

9.   Rampage (1987/1992)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)
(No relation to the 2018 monster movie or video game)

10. The Boys in the Band (1970)

11. Jade (1995)

12. The Night They Raided Minsky’s (1968)

13. The Brink’s Job (1978)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (TV Documentaries)

1.   The People vs. Paul Crump (1962)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Cable/Television)

1.   CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000-2015)
(Episode from 2007: Cockroaches)
(Television)

2.   Tales from the Crypt (1989-1996)
(Episode from 1992: On a Deadman’s Chest)
(Cable Television)

3.   CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000-2015)
(Episode from 2009: Mascara)
(Television)

4.   The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962-1965)
(Episode from 1965: Off Season)

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1.   The Hunted (2003)

2.   Rules of Engagement (2000)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *) (Television)

1.   The Twilight Zone (1985-1989)
(Episode from 1985: Nightcrawlers)

My Favorite Stephen Frears Films

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1.   My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

2.   High Fidelity (2000)

3.   The Hit (1984)

4.   The Grifters (1990)

5.   Dirty Pretty Things (2003)

6.   Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

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1.   Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

2.   Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

3.   The Queen (2006)

My Favorite John Frankenheimer Films

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1.   The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

2.   Seconds (1966)

3.   Black Sunday (1977)

4.   The Train (1964)

5.   Ronin (1998)

6.   52 Pick-Up (1986)

7.   French Connection II (1975)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Cable/Television)

1.   The Comedian (1957)
(Playhouse 90 episode)

2.   Tales from the Crypt (1989-1996)
(Episode from 1992: “Maniac at Large”)

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1.   The Gypsy Moths (1969)

2.   Grand Prix (1966)

3.   The Horsemen (1971)

4.   Seven Days in May (1964)

5.   Reindeer Games (2000)

6.   Path to War (2002)
(Cable film)

7.   The Fourth War (1990)

My Favorite John Ford Films

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1.   Wagon Master (1950)

2.   The Sun Shines Bright (1953)

3.   Fort Apache (1948)

4.   7 Women (1966)

5.   Stagecoach (1939)

6.   The Fugitive (1947)
(no relation to the 1993 film)

7.   The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

8.   The Quiet Man (1952)

9.   My Darling Clementine (1946)

10. How Green Was My Valley (1941)

11. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

12. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

13. Judge Priest (1934)

14. The Searchers (1956)

15. Pilgrimage (1933)

16. Sergeant Rutledge (1960)

17. Gideon’s Day (1958)
(a.k.a. Gideon of Scotland Yard)

18. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

19. The Informer (1935)

20. Hangman’s House (1928)

21. Four Sons (1928)

22. 3 Bad Men (1926)

23. The Iron Horse (1924)

24. They Were Expendable (1945) 

25. Tobacco Road (1941)

26. The Long Voyage Home (1940)

27. Two Rode Together (1961)

28. Rio Grande (1950)

29. 3 Godfathers (1948)

30. The Whole Town’s Talking (1935)

31. Doctor Bull (1933)

32. Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)

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1.   Cheyenne Autumn (1964)

2.   Donovan’s Reef (1963)

3.   The Long Gray Line (1955)

4.   Mogambo (1953)

5.   The Last Hurrah (1958)

6.   The Hurricane (1937)

7.   Mary of Scotland (1936)

8.   The Lost Patrol (1934)

9.   The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

10. The World Moves On (1934)

11. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

12. Up the River (1930)

13. Bucking Broadway (1917)

14. Straight Shooting (1917)

My Favorite Robert J. Flaherty Films

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1.   Nanook of the North (1922)
(Documentary)

2.   Louisiana Story (1948)

3.   Moana (1926)
(Documentary)
(no relation to the 2016 Disney film)

4.   Man of Aran (1934)
(Documentary)

5.   The Titan: Story of Michelangelo (1950)
(Documentary)

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1.   Elephant Boy (1937)
(co-directed with Zoltan Korda)

My Favorite Terence Fisher Films

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1.   Dracula (1958)
(a.k.a. Horror of Dracula)

2.   The Devil Rides Out (1968)

3.   The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

4.   The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

5.   The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

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1.   Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)

2.   The Gorgon (1964)

3.   The Brides of Dracula (1960)

4.   The Mummy (1959)

5.   Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)

6.   Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

My Favorite David Fincher Films

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1.   Zodiac (2007)

2.   Gone Girl (2014)

3.   Seven (1995)

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1.   The Social Network (2010)

2.   The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
(American remake)

3.   Fight Club (1999)