Mike Sragow's 115 favorite films

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This list of Mike Sragow's 115 favorite films should be considered must-viewing. Use it to update your movie rental queue.

"The Adventures of Robin Hood," 1938

"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," 1939

" Alice Adams," 1935

"The Apu Trilogy," 1955-59

"Baby Doll," 1956

"Band of Outsiders," 1964

"Beauty and the Beast," 1946

"Beat the Devil," 1953

"The Bicycle Thief," 1948

"Bull Durham," 1988

"Captains Courageous," 1937

"Casualties of War," 1989

"Children of Paradise," 1945

"Christ Stopped at Eboli," 1979

"Citizen Kane," 1941

"City Lights," 1931

"Cobb," 1994

"Daybreak," 1939

"Day of Wrath," 1943

"The Dead," 1987

"Destry Rides Again," 1939

"Diary of a Country Priest," 1951

"Diner," 1982

"Double Indemnity," 1944

"Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb," 1964

"Earrings of Madame De," 1953

"E.T.," 1982

"Fat City," 1972

"From Here to Eternity," 1953

"Get Out Your Handkerchiefs," 1978

" The Godfather," 1972

"The Godfather Part II," 1974

"Grand Illusion," 1937

"The Great Escape," 1963

"Great Expectations," 1946

"The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid," 1972

"Gunga Din," 1939

"Hallelujah," 1929

"Hard Times," 1975

"His Girl Friday," 1940

"The Innocents," 1961

"Intruder in the Dust," 1949

"Invasion of the Body Snatchers," 1978

"Jason and the Argonauts," 1963

"King Kong," 1933

"Knife in the Water," 1962

"The Lady Eve," 1941

"Lawrence of Arabia," 1962

"The Leopard," 1963

"Les Liaisons Dangereuses," 1959

"A Letter to Three Wives," 1949

"The Lives of a Bengal Lancer," 1935

"Lolita," 1962

"The Long Goodbye," 1973

"The Long Riders," 1980

"Look Back in Anger," 1959

"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," 2001

"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," 2002

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," 2003

"The Magnificent Ambersons," 1942

"The Maltese Falcon," 1941

"The Manchurian Candidate," 1962

"Mantrap," 1926

"The Man Who Would Be King," 1975

"The Mark of Zorro," 1920

"McCabe and Mrs. Miller," 1971

"Meet Me in St. Louis," 1943

"The Member of the Wedding," 1952

"The Men," 1950

"Metropolis," 1927

"Midnight," 1939

"Mr. Hulot's Holiday," 1953

"Morocco," 1930

"Nightmare Alley," 1947

"North by Northwest," 1959

"Notorious," 1946

"Odd Man Out," 1947

"Oliver Twist," 1948

"Once Upon a Time in the West," 1969

"On the Waterfront," 1954

"Orphans of the Storm," 1921

"Orpheus," 1949

"Peeping Tom," 1960

"Pinocchio," 1940

"Potemkin," 1925 (original title: "Battleship Potemkin")

"Psycho," 1960

"Pygmalion," 1938

"Rashomon," 1950

"Rear Window," 1954

"Red Beard," 1965

"Red Dust," 1932

"Red River," 1948

"Reflections in a Golden Eye," 1967

"Ride the High Country," 1962

"The Right Stuff," 1983

"Sabotage," 1936

"Sansho the Bailiff," 1954

"The Set-Up," 1949

"Seven Days in May," 1964

"Seven Samurai," 1954

"The Seventh Seal," 1957

"The Shop Around the Corner," 1940

"Smiles of a Summer Night," 1955

"Some Like it Hot," 1959

"Steamboat Bill, Jr.," 1928

"Strike," 1925

"The Stunt Man," 1980

"The Third Man," 1950

"Top Hat," 1935

"Umberto D," 1952

"The Unbearable Lightness of Being," 1988

"I Vitelloni," 1953

"The Wild Bunch," 1969

"The Wizard of Oz," 1939

"Yankee Doodle Dandy," 1942

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