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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
96%

Horse Feathers (1932)

"Horse Feathers (1932), the fourth comedy masterpiece from the Marx Brothers, is an anarchic parody of higher education and a subversive attack" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95%

American Graffiti (1973)

"Young George Lucas' influential hallmark film American Graffiti (1973) recreates the feel, landscape, and sounds of early 60s" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96%

GoodFellas (1990)

"Warner Bros.' GoodFellas (1990) is director Martin Scorsese's stylistic masterpiece - a follow-up film..." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
82%

Mildred Pierce (1945)

"Mildred Pierce (1945) is a classic flashback film noir mixed with typical soap-operish elements of the woman's picture or "weeper," and with" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
90%

She Done Him Wrong (1933)

"She Done Him Wrong (1933), from director Lowell Sherman, is Mae West's star-making, most famous film role as a liberated, racy woman" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97%

To Have and Have Not (1944)

"To Have and Have Not (1944) was director Howard Hawks' wartime adventure masterpiece - a minor film classic loosely based upon part of Ernest Hemingway's 1937 novel" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97%

Vertigo (1958)

"Vertigo (1958) is one of Alfred Hitchcock's most powerful, deep, and stunningly beautiful films (in widescreen 70 mm VistaVision) - it is a film noir" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

"The Grapes of Wrath (1940) is director John Ford's most famous epic drama - the classic adaptation of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning, widely-read 1939 novel." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

The Lady Eve (1941)

"The Lady Eve (1941) is a sophisticated romantic/sex comedy (with light romance and mock seduction scenes) - a classic screwball film," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97%

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

"Lawrence of Arabia (1962) is the filmic retelling of T. E. Lawrence's heroic, autobiographical account of his own Arabian adventure, published in "The Seven Pillars" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

Frankenstein (1931)

"The classic and definitive monster/horror film." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
85%

Splendor in the Grass (1961)

"Splendor in the Grass (1961) is another of director Elia Kazan's dramatic, hyperbolic films with daring and controversial content for its times - sexual repression" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95%

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

"The Silence of the Lambs (1991) is one of the most taut, suspenseful, psychological thrillers ever produced." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
90%

I'm No Angel (1933)

"In the comedy classic, I'm No Angel (1933), one of Mae West's three best films, she is reunited with supporting star Cary Grant following their success in" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
91%

To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)

"To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) is a much-loved, critically-acclaimed, classic trial film, a dramatic tour-de-force of acting, a portrayal of childhood innocence, and" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98%

Roman Holiday (1953)

"Roman Holiday (1953) is a delightful, captivating fairy-tale romance shot entirely on location in Rome, and produced and directed by one of Hollywood's most" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93%

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

"Star Wars (1977), (aka Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope) is one of the most popular, profitable, entertaining, and successful science fiction/action - adventure films" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97%

Alien (1979)

"Alien (1979) is 20th Century Fox's extremely suspenseful, space science-fiction horror film about a menacing, unstoppable," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
86%

The Lady From Shanghai (1948)

"The Lady from Shanghai (1948) is an imaginative, complicated, unsettling film noir who-dun-it thriller, with fascinating visuals and tilting compositions, luminous" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95%

An American in Paris (1951)

"An American in Paris (1951) is one of the greatest, most elegant, and most celebrated of MGM's 50's musicals, with Gershwin lyrics and musical score" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

Red River (1948)

"Red River (1948) is a classic western (considered by many critics to be one of the ten best westerns ever made), a sweeping, epic story about a cattle drive" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

"Bride of Frankenstein (1935), a classic masterpiece of 1930s horror films, appeared as a superior sequel to the original Frankenstein (1931)." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96%

The Big Sleep (1946)

"The Big Sleep (1946) is one of Raymond Chandler's best hard-boiled detective mysteries transformed into a film noir, private detective film classic" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
90%

Blazing Saddles (1974)

"One of Mel Brooks' funniest and most popular films, an unsubtle spoof or parody of all the cliches from the time-honored genre of westerns" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98%

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

"The Manchurian Candidate (1962) is director John Frankenheimer's prophetically tragic, chilling, brilliant, blackish (film-noirish) Cold War thriller about brain-washing," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97%

Gilda (1946)

"Gilda (1946) contains the most famous role and peak performance of WWII's GI "love goddess," the beautiful, alluring, and provocative," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
74%

The Jazz Singer (1927)

"Warner Bros.' The Jazz Singer (1927) is an historic milestone film and cinematic landmark. [Most people associate this film with the advent of sound pictures.]" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
88%

Cleopatra (1934)

"The master showman Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra (1934) is a modernistic 1930s costume spectacle that reshapes the Cleopatra story" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
91%

Little Caesar (1931)

"One of the most well-known and best of the early classical gangster films is Warner Bros.' Little Caesar (1930) - often called the grandfather of the modern crime film" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
91%

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

"The Shawshank Redemption (1994) is an impressive, engrossing piece of film-making from director/screenwriter Frank Darabont..." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

Destry Rides Again (1939)

"Destry Rides Again (1939) is a popular, marvelous Western comedy spoof/farce from Universal Pictures." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
91%

Network (1976)

"Network (1976) is director Sidney Lumet's brilliant criticism of the hollow, lurid wasteland of television journalism where entertainment value and short-term ratings" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94%

The More the Merrier (1943)

"The More the Merrier (1943) is a delightful romantic comedy of the homefront at wartime, exploring the problems of housing-bed-man shortages." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
86%

Dark Victory (1939)

"Dark Victory (1939) is a sentimental, tragic and moving melodrama ("woman's picture") from Warner Bros. studios" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96%

Elmer Gantry (1960)

"An entertaining melodrama with memorable performances." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

My Darling Clementine (1946)

"My Darling Clementine (1946) is one of the greatest classic Westerns of all time, directed by one of Hollywood's most honored directors, John Ford." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

"Singin' in the Rain (1952) is one of the most-loved and celebrated film musicals of all time from MGM, before a mass exodus to filmed adaptations of" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96%

Being There (1979)

"Being There (1979), subtitled "a story of chance," is a provocative black comedy -- a wonderful tale that satirizes politics, celebrity, media-obsession and television." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97%

Body Heat (1981)

"The plot twist at the conclusion is a knockout surprise." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94%

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

"The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), the memorable, epic World War II adventure/action, anti-war drama, was the first of director David Lean's major" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93%

The Killing Fields (1984)

"The Killing Fields (1984) is based upon a true story, and follows the historical events surrounding the US evacuation from Vietnam in 1975." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94%

Pygmalion (1938)

"Pygmalion (1938) is the non-musical film version of George Bernard Shaw's 1912 stage play, a socio-economic drama based on the Cinderella story," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

Sons of the Desert (1933)

"Sons of the Desert (1933) is a classic Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy comedy - the fourth of their full-length feature films, and possibly their funniest" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97%

Casablanca (1942)

"The classic and much-loved romantic melodrama Casablanca (1942), always found on top-ten lists of films," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93%

Halloween (1978)

"Halloween (1978) is a genuinely scary, stylistic and tasteful, extremely well-crafted slasher/horror classic from young film director John Carpenter" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98%

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) is the first full-length animated feature (83 minutes in length) in color and with sound, one of Disney's greatest films," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100%

Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)

"Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941) is a tour de force of W.C. Fields off-beat humor, double-takes, and priceless lines and sketches." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94%

West Side Story (1961)

"West Side Story (1961) is an energetic, widely-acclaimed, melodramatic musical - a modern-day, loose re-telling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet tragedy," Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
54%

Basic Instinct (1992)

"Basic Instinct (1992) is a suspenseful, cat-and-mouse erotic thriller with psychosexual overtones." Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94%

Gone With the Wind (1939)

"The most beloved, enduring and popular film of all time is Gone With The Wind (1939) - its script by Sidney Howard was derived from Margaret Mitchell's" Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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