For those who cannot get enough lists
ANIMATED FILMS—A list of the top animated films.
COMING-OF-AGE FILMS—A list of the top coming of age films.
CULT FILMS—A list of the top cult films.
CULT TELEVISION ACTORS AND WRITERS—A list of the top films with actors and writers from shows such as Babylon 5 and Crusade; Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel; Doctor Who, Torchwood, and The Sarah Jane Adventures; Game of Thrones; Lost; The Simpsons; Stargate: SG1, Stargate: Atlantis, and SGU Stargate Universe; and The X-Files.
24 ACTORS AND WRITERS—A list of the top films with actors and writers from 24.
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA AND CAPRICA ACTORS AND WRITERS—A list of the top films with actors and writers from both versions of Battlestar Galactica as well as Caprica.
STAR TREK ACTORS AND WRITERS—A list of the top films with actors and writers from the various live-action Star Treks.
TWIN PEAKS ACTORS AND WRITERS—A list of the top films with actors and writers from Twin Peaks.
FRANCHISES—A list of the top film franchises.
INDEPENDENT FILMS—A list of the top films produced outside the studio system.
POLITICAL FILMS—A list of the top political films.
REMAKES—A list of the top remakes.
SATIRICAL FILMS—A list of the top satirical films.
SEQUELS/PREQUELS—A list of the top sequels and prequels, including some better than the original films.
SHAKESPEARE FILMS—A list of the top films from William Shakespeare.
FILMS BY OTHER WRITERS—A list of the top films from novelists and other playwrights.
SHORT FILMS—A list of the top films that are less than 60 minutes long.
LONG FILMS—A list of the top films that are at least three hours long.
SILENT FILMS—A list of the top silent films.
SURREAL FILMS—A list of the top surreal films.
Top Films by Studio
- BRITISH STUDIOS—The best films from the BBC, Channel Four Films, and Polygram Filmed Entertainment.
- FRENCH STUDIOS—The best films from Argos Films, Les Films du Carrosse, Gaumont, and Pathé.
- MID-SIZED NORTH AMERICAN STUDIOS—The best films from DreamWorks, Miramax Films, New Line Cinema, Orion Pictures, RKO Radio Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Company, and United Artists.
- OTHER STUDIOS—The best films from Svensk Filmindustri, Toho Company, and Westdeutscher Rundfunk.
Top Films by Prominent Crew Members
These lists exclude directors who perform other tasks in their films. This restriction eliminates nearly all of the most prominent screenwriters. The Webmaster is aware that, in many instances, the listed person was a deparment head who took credit for all work done by the studio regardless of whether that person did any work on the film.
- ART DIRECTORS—Top films from Richard Day, Hans Dreier, Cedric Gibbons, Hal Pereira, and Lyle R. Wheeler
- CINEMATOGRAPHERS—Top films from Raoul Coutard, Roger Deakins, James Wong Howe, Charles Lang, Emmanuel Lubezki, Sven Nykvist, Robert Richardson, and Gordon Willis
- COMPOSERS—Top films with music from John Barry, Elmer Bernstein, Carter Burwell, Georges Delerue, Danny Elfman, Jerry Goldsmith, Bernard Herrmann, James Horner, Maurice Jarre, Henry Mancini, Ennio Morricone, Alfred Newman, Miklós Rózsa, Howard Shore, Max Steiner, Dimitri Tiomkin, John Williams, and Hans Zimmer
- COSTUME DESIGNERS—Top films with costumes from Adrian, Colleen Atwood, Milena Canonero, Edith Head, Dorothy Jeakins, Orry-Kelly, Walter Plunkett, Sandy Powell, and Ann Roth
- EDITORS—Top films from Michael Kahn, Daniel Mandell, Susan E. Morse, Marguerite Renoir, Thelma Schoonmaker, George Tomasini, and Ralph E. Winters
- PRODUCERS—Top films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Anatole Dauman, Walt Disney, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Arnon Milchan, Scott Rudin, David O. Selznick, Joel Silver, Irving Thalberg, Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner, Bob and Harvey Weinstein, and Darryl F. Zanuck
- SCREENWRITERS—Top films written by Jean-Claude Carričre, Ben Hecht, Tonino Guerra, Ryuzo Kikushima, Ernest Lehman, Hideo Oguni, and Bill Peet
- SET DECORATORS—Top films from Edward G. Boyle, Sam Comer, George James Hopkins, Thomas Little, Walter M. Scott, Darrell Silvera, and Edwin B. Willis
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