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Title

Ebert

Year

Director(s)

1

The Silence of the Lambs

3.5

1991

Jonathan Demme

2

American Beauty

4

1999

Sam Mendes

3

E.T.- The Extra Terrestrial

4

1982

Steven Spielberg

4

Waiting for Guffman

3

1997

Christopher Guest

5

Terms of Endearment

4

1983

James L. Brooks

6

Boogie Nights

4

1997

Paul Thomas Anderson

7

Citizen Kane

4

1941

Orson Welles

8

Rushmore

2.5

1998

Wes Anderson

9

Fargo

4

1996

Joel Coen

10

Ordinary People

4

1980

Robert Redford

11

Pulp Fiction

4

1994

Quentin Tarantino

12

The Shawshank Redemption

4

1994

Frank Darabont

13

The Ice Storm

4

1997

Ang Lee

14

Schindler's List

4

1993

Steven Spielberg

15

Say Anything

4

1989

Cameron Crowe

16

The English Patient

4

1996

Anthony Minghella

17

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

4

1971

Mel Stuart

18

The Sweet Hereafter

4

1997

Atom Egoyan

19

Life is Beautiful

3.5

1998

Roberto Begnini

20

Welcome to the Dollhouse

4

1995

Todd Solondz

21

Being John Malkovich

4

1999

Spike Jonze

22

The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars

Return of the Jedi

4

4

4

1980

1977

1983

Irvin Kershner

George Lucas

Richard Marquand

25

The Breakfast Club

3

1985

John Huges

26

Saving Private Ryan

4

1998

Steven Spielburg

27

Big

3

1988

Penny Marshall

28

Beauty and the Beast

4

1991

Kirk Wise

Gary Trousdale

29

Jaws

4

1975

Stephen Speilburg

30

Ferris Buellerís Day Off

3

1986

John Hughes

31

Clueless

3.5

1995

Amy Heckerling

32

Dark City

4

1998

Alex Proyas

33

Titanic

4

1997

James Cameron

34

Back to the Future

Back to the Future II

 

3.5

3

1985

1989

 

Robert Zemeckis

36

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

4

3.5

1981

1989

Steven Spielburg

38

The Joy Luck Club

4

1993

Wayne Wang

39

Alien

Aliens

4

3.5

1979

1986

Ridley Scott

James Cameron

41

Lost Highway

2

1997

David Lynch

42

Blue Velvet

1

1986

David Lynch

43

The Piano

4

1993

Jane Campion

44

Dead Man Walking

4

1995

Tim Robbins

45

Beetlejuice

2

1988

Tim Burton

46

Rear Window

4

1954

Alfred Hitchcock

47

The Crying Game

4

1992

Neil Jordan

48

Shakespeare in Love

4

1998

John Madden

49

Halloween

4

1978

John Carpenter

50

L.A. Confidential

4

1997

 

51

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

4

1988

Robert Zemeckis

52

The American President

4

1995

Rob Reiner

53

Contact

3.5

1997

Robert Zemeckis

54

Jackie Brown

4

1997

Quentin Tarantino

55

City Lights

4

1931

Charles Chaplin

56

Shallow Grave

3

1994

Danny Boyle

57

The Bicycle Thief

4

1948

Vittorio De Sica

58

Short Cuts

4

1993

Robert Altman

59

Scream

Scream 2

Scream 3

3

3

2

1996

1997

2000

Wes Craven

62

Twelve Monkeys

3

1995

Terry Gilliam

63

Ed Wood

3.5

1994

Tim Burton

64

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

4

1996

Kirk Wise

Gary Trousdale

65

Magnolia

4

1999

Paul Thomas Anderson

66

Harold and Maude

???

1971

Hal Ashby

67

Leaving Las Vegas

4

 

Mike Figgis

68

Pleasantville

4

1998

Gary Ross

69

Eveís Bayou

4

1997

Kasi Lemmons

70

The Truman Show

4

1998

Peter Wise

71

The Conversation

4

1974

Francis Ford Coppola

72

Happiness

4

1998

Todd Solondz

73

Annie Hall

4

1997

Woody Allen

74

Dead Again

4

1991

Kenneth Branagh

75

The Abyss (letterbox edition)

???

1989

James Cameron

76

Everyone Says I Love You

4

1996

Woody Allen

77

Babe: Pig in the City

4

1998

George Miller

78

A Bronx Tale

4

1993

Robert De Niro

79

Stand By Me

???

1986

Rob Reiner

80

The Lion King

3.5

1994

Roger Allers

Robert Minkoff

81

Chinatown

4

1974

Roman Polanski

82

Parenthood

4

1989

Ron Howard

83

Airplane!

3

1980

Jim Abrahams

David Zucker

Jerry Zucker

84

Raging Bull

4

1980

Martin Scorsese

85

Taxi Driver

4

1976

Martin Scorsese

86

Psycho

4

1960

Alfred Hitchcock

87

Cinema Paradiso

3.5

1988

Giuseppe Tornatore

88

Seven

3.5

1995

David Fincher

89

Hoop Dreams

4

1994

Steve James

90

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

2

1989

Jeremiah S. Chechik

91

The Blair Witch Project

4

1999

 

92

Jerry Maguire

3

1996

Cameron Crowe

93

Candyman

3

1992

Clive Barker

94

Delicatessen

???

1991

Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Marc Caro

95

Vertigo

4

1958

Alfred Hitchcock

96

The Usual Suspects

1.5

1995

Bryan Singer

97

The Player

4

1992

Robert Altman

98

The Princess Bride

3.5

1987

Rob Reiner

99

Touch of Evil

4

1958

Orson Welles

100

Anastasia

3.5

1997

Don Bluth

Gary Goldman

 

Movies pending (either because I canít decide where to put them, or I have to see them again):

The Neverending Story

The Goonies

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

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