Friday, January 7, 2011

The Great Films; 1978, 1979

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.


1978
1. The Deer Hunter
2. Days of Heaven
3. The Tree of Wooden Clogs
4. An Unmarried Woman
5. Superman: The Movie
6. Halloween
7. In a Year of 13 Moons
8. Coming Home
9. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
10. Dawn of the Dead
11. Midnight Express
12. National Lampoon’s Animal House
13. Interiors
14. Newsfront
15. Grease
16. The Buddy Holly Story
17. The Silent Partner
18. Go Tell the Spartans
19. The Boys From Brazil
20. Heaven Can Wait
21. A Wedding
22. Death on the Nile
23. Foul Play
24. Blue Collar
25. Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
 
1979
1. Breaker Morant
2. Apocalypse Now
3. Alien
4. Manhattan
5. Kramer Vs. Kramer
6. Being There
7. The Marriage of Maria Braun
8. Breaking Away
9. The Tin Drum
10. Life of Brian
11. Buffet Froid
12. All That Jazz
13. My Brilliant Career
14. Norma Rae
15. The China Syndrome
16. The Muppet Movie
17. Nosferatu, the Vampyre
18. Tess
19. The Black Stallion
20. A Little Romance
21. Murder By Decree
22. Starting Over
23. Time After Time
24. Going in Style
25. Gal Young ‘Un

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