All-Time Favorite Movies

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Here are some of the movies that changed my life, made me laugh, or made me change my major in college. Embarrassing, but true. Missed one? Contact me with your suggestions.

Top 5

  • Magnolia
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Boyhood
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Rounding Out the Top 40

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  • Amélie
  • American Splendor
  • Angels in America
  • The Artist
  • Away We Go
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Exit Through the Gift Shop
  • Gods and Monsters
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • The Hours
  • The Incredibles
  • Juno
  • The Kids are All Right
  • Twelve Years a Slave

  • LA Confidential
  • Lars and the Real Girl
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • The Lives of Others
  • Lost in Translation
  • Lovely and Amazing
  • Memento
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Moulin Rouge
  • My Beautiful Laundrette
  • Nebraska
  • O, Brother Where Art Thou?
  • The Opposite of Sex
  • Raising Arizona
  • Rivers and Tides
  • Rushmore
  • The Savages

  • Shakespeare in Love
  • The Sound of Music
  • The Tree of Life
  • Talk to Her
  • Twelve Years a Slave
  • A Serious Man
  • Toy Story 3
  • Traffic
  • Triplets of Belleville
  • True Grit (2010)
  • Up
  • Up in the Air
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Waitress
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • The Year of Living Dangerously
  • You and Me and Everyone We Know
  • You Can Count on Me