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Retro Showdown: Quotable Movies

22 films

Old movies have such great dialog, even lousy movies have entertaining quotes.

I'll add quotes to the movies later.

  • Jason and the Argonauts
  • The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
  • Mighty Joe Young
  • 20 Million Miles to Earth
  • The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

Ray Harryhausen Ranked (on-going)

10 films

My 12-year-old son and I watched a Ray Harryhausen documentary a while back and he made a list of all…

  • 42nd Street
  • Ride Lonesome
  • What's Up, Doc?
  • Young Frankenstein
  • It's a Wonderful Life

Favorite Film From Every Director I Can Think Of

66 films

Or at least every director I've seen several films from. Inspired by Anna Imhof's List.

Who am I missing?


  • Scarlet Street
  • Twentieth Century
  • You Can't Take It with You
  • The Thief of Bagdad
  • It's a Gift

Hollywood's Hellfire Club or The Bundy Drive Boys

18 films

I just read a book called Hollywood's Hellfire Club: The Misadventures of John Barrymore, W.C. Fields, Errol Flynn and "the…

  • White Heat
  • Objective, Burma!
  • Gentleman Jim
  • High Sierra
  • Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

Raoul Walsh Ranked

9 films

Extremely prolific director. I've only scratched the surface of his films.

  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Mrs. Miniver
  • The Westerner
  • The Big Country
  • Jezebel

William Wyler Ranked

11 films

Director William Wyler was once considered second only to John Ford, then fell down the rankings, but is being rediscovered,…

  • Zorro, The Gay Blade
  • The Cannonball Run
  • Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze
  • Thank God It's Friday
  • The Gods Must Be Crazy II

Guilty Pleasures

20 films

I don't feel guilty, but I know that most film lovers don't admit liking these films. I'll admit a few…

  • Rio Bravo
  • Stagecoach
  • Casablanca
  • The Apartment
  • To Be or Not to Be

Directors Ranked

28 films

An excellent idea for a list! Rules here:

Just the top 10 count for the poll. The rest are…