Favorite Movies


Updated on 1/5/2018.

Note, this is not a hard and fast numbering system as I love many of these movies almost equally. It's hard to choose between The Lord of the Rings movies and the original Star Wars movies and my favorite superhero movies!

Movie Released Genre
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 fantasy
2 Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 1983 science-fiction
3 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 science-fiction
4 Star Wars: A New Hope 1977 science-fiction
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 fantasy
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 fantasy
7 Dead Poets Society 1989 drama
8 Wonder Woman 2017 superhero
9 Justice League 2017 superhero
10 The Avengers 2012 superhero
11 Captain America: Civil War 2016 superhero
12 Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 superhero
13 Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2017 science-fiction
14 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 2005 fantasy
15 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II 2011 fantasy
16 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 2010 fantasy
17 Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015 science-fiction
18 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016 science-fiction
19 Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2 2017 superhero
20 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 2005 science-fiction
21 X-Men: First Class 2011 superhero
22 Superman 1978 superhero
23 Superman II 1981 superhero
24 X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014 superhero
25 The Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 superhero
26 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian 2008 fantasy
27 The Princess Bride 1987 fantasy
28 Spider-Man 2 2004 superhero
29 Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017 superhero
30 Back to the Future  1985 science-fiction
31 Back to the Future Part III 1990 science-fiction
32 Back to the Future II 1989 science-fiction
33 Equilibrium  2002 science-fiction
34 Thor: Ragnarok 2017 superhero
35 Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 comedy
36 Spider-Man  2002 superhero
37 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones 2002 science-fiction
38 X-Men 2000 superhero
39 Batman Begins 2005 superhero
40 Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 superhero
41 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 superhero
42 Man of Steel 2013 superhero
43 Star Trek 2009 science-fiction
44 Star Trek Beyond 2016 science-fiction
45 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 1982 science-fiction
46 Hook 1991 fantasy
47 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 2005 science-fiction
48 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 fantasy
49 Iron Man 2008 superhero
50 Ant-Man 2015 superhero
51 Inkheart 2009 fantasy
52 The Matrix 1999 science-fiction
53 Stardust 2007 fantasy
54 The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader 2010 fantasy
55 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 fantasy
56 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005 fantasy
57 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2007 fantasy
58 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009 fantasy
59 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 1984 science-fiction
60 The Dark Knight Rises 2012 superhero
61 The Amazing Spider-Man 2012 superhero
62 Star Trek Into Darkness 2013 science-fiction
63 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014 superhero
64 Captain America 2011 superhero
65 Iron Man 3 2013 superhero
66 Arrival 2016 science-fiction
67 The Wolverine 2013 superhero
68 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 fantasy
69 Inception 2010 science-fiction
70 The Adjustment Bureau 2011 science-fiction
71 Thor 2011 superhero
72 Hidden Figures 2016 drama
73 Thor: The Dark World 2013 superhero
74 Iron Man 2 2010 superhero
75 Doctor Strange 2016 superhero
76 Avatar 2009 science-fiction
77 Spider-Man 3 2007 superhero
78 X2 2003 superhero
79 X-Men: The Last Stand 2006 superhero
80 Newsies 1992 musical
81 Stranger than Fiction 2006 fantasy
82 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets  2002 fantasy
83 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 2001 fantasy
84 A League of Their Own 1992 sports drama
85 Office Space 1999 comedy
86 The Shack 2017 drama
87 The Phantom of the Opera  2004 musical
88 Unbreakable  2000 science-fiction
89 Galaxy Quest 1999 science-fiction
90 Deadpool 2016 superhero
91 The Bourne Identity   2002 action/thriller
92 Blade Runner 2049 2017 science-fiction
93 The Bourne Supremacy 2004 action/thriller
94 The Bourne Ultimatum 2007 action/thriller
95 Jason Bourne 2016 action/thriller
96 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2013 fantasy
97 The Hobbit:The Battle of the Five Armies 2014 fantasy
98 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 1999 science-fiction
99 The Greatest Showman 2017 musical
100 The Blind Side 2009 sports drama
101 The NeverEnding Story 1984 fantasy
102 Superman Returns 2006 superhero
103 Superman III 1983 superhero


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2 comments:

Prototype_SR04 said...

I'm glad to find someone who loves Dead Poets Society as much as I do.

Jennifer Neyhart said...

It is such a great film!