The greatest 9,331 movies of all time

Film Salon has reported on one man’s nine-year quest to rank the best English-language films ever. Brad Bourland of Texas has created a list of, “The Best, Most Important and the Most Beloved English Language Films of the 20th Century” and he ranks 9,331 films! And he’s not finished yet –  he wants the public to help him get to 10,000.

Below is Brad’s top 20 films,  and actually, I would recommend them all.

1. Casablanca (1943) d.- Michael Curtiz

2. Citizen Kane (1941) d.- Orson Welles

3. The Godfather (1972) d.- Francis Ford Coppola

4. The Wizard of Oz (1939) d.- Victor Fleming

5. Lawrence of Arabia (1962) (BR) d.- David Lean
6. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) d.- Frank Capra
7. Schindler’s List (1993) d.- Steven Spielberg
8. Singin’ in the Rain (1952) d.- Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
9. Gone With The Wind (1939) d.- Victor Fleming
10. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) d.- Milos Forman
11. On the Waterfront (1954) d.- Elia Kazan
12. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) d.- John Ford
13. Dr. Strangelove (1964) (BR) d.- Stanley Kubrick
14. All About Eve (1950) d.- Joseph L. Mankiewicz
15. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) d.- John Huston
16. Sunset Boulevard (1950) d.- Billy Wilder
17. Chinatown (1974) d.- Roman Polanski
18. The Third Man (1949) (BR) d.- Carol Reed
19. Ben-Hur (1959) d.- William Wyler
20. The Godfather: Part II (1974) d.- Francis Ford Coppola

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