Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Best Films: 1946, 1947

It's getting to be that time of year again when I begin to compile my list of the 25 best movies of the year. As a prelude I revisit the Top 25 from past years. Click on the titles to learn more about the films.

1946
1. It’s a Wonderful Life
2. The Best Years of Our Lives
3. Great Expectations
4. Stairway to Heaven
5. Beauty and the Beast
6. Shoeshine
7. The Seventh Veil
8. The Big Sleep
9. The Postman Always Rings Twice
10. My Darling Clementine
11. Green for Danger
12. Notorious
13. The Killers
14. Gilda
14. Paison
15. Humoresque
16. The Spiral Staircase
17. The Yearling
18. Song of the South
19. To Each His Own
20. Anna and the King of Siam
21. Duel in the Sun
22. The Blue Dahlia
23. Cluny Brown
24. The Razor’s Edge
25 The Stranger

1947
1. Miracle on 34th Street
2. Black Narcissus
3. Out of the Past
4. Odd Man Out
5. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
6. Gentleman’s Agreement
7. Nightmare Alley
8. Brighton Rock
9. Body and Soul
10. Kiss of Death
11. Life With Father
12. Monsieur Verdoux
13. A Double Life
14. The Fugitive
15. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
16. Boomerang
17. Brute Force
18. Crossfire
19. The Bishop’s Wife
20. The Farmer’s Daughter
21. The Exile
22. Ride the Pink Horse
23. They Made Me a Fugitive
24. The Voice of the Turtle
25. T-Men

1 comment:

Philip said...

Pete, I would definitely rate "Notorious" higher than 12th. It and "Rear Window" are my favorite Hitchcocks. And you know that YOUR Ginger will growl because you didn't put "The Magnificent Doll" on your list. And don't forget "Teenage Rebel" and the Carol Lynley "Harlow" on future lists.