The Lost Weekend
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
Quentin Tarantino’s landmark film revived John Travolta’s career and ushered in a new era of independent filmmaking.
Current Score:
104
Total Votes:
200
2
Francis Ford Coppola adapts “Heart of Darkness” and sets it during the Vietnam War. Marlon Brando is the loony Colonel Kurtz.
Current Score:
92
Total Votes:
162
3
Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese team up in this intense drama about an insomniac New York City cabbie.
Current Score:
85
Total Votes:
167
4
In this Coen brothers classic, Frances McDormand exposed Cannes audiences to the joy of the midwest accent.
Current Score:
72
Total Votes:
162
5
Gregory Peck plays the legendary role of Atticus Finch in this 1962 courtroom drama, adapted from the Harper Lee novel.
Current Score:
56
Total Votes:
162
6
A man (Josh Brolin) is on the run from assassin Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem) after he finds a bag of money that belongs to drug dealers.
Current Score:
37
Total Votes:
155
7
A Jew (Adrien Brody) survives the Holocaust through a combination of survival instincts and formidable piano skills.
Current Score:
23
Total Votes:
131
8
Disney’s beloved pachyderm is ridiculed for his large, floppy ears. When he learns to fly, though, he earns himself a cushy star status.
Current Score:
20
Total Votes:
124
9
Before it was a TV series, M*A*S*H was a Robert Altman film starring Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould as Korean War surgeons.
Current Score:
16
Total Votes:
132
10
A surveillance expert (Gene Hackman) is wracked with guilt when he’s hired to record the conversation of a couple who may be in danger.
Current Score:
14
Total Votes:
104
11
Dennis Hopper’s counterculture film stars himself and Peter Fonda as a couple of drug-dealing bikers on a road trip.
Current Score:
-1
Total Votes:
137
12
When a sweet aspiring actress (Naomi Watts) moves to L.A., she gets caught up in the nightmarish rabbit hole that is Hollywood.
Current Score:
-6
Total Votes:
114
13
A conniving young actress (Anne Baxter) befriends a theater star (Bette Davis) with the goal of ultimately supplanting her.
Current Score:
-10
Total Votes:
106
14
James Dean broke into the spotlight in this 1955 Elia Kazan film about a bad boy son who yearns for his father’s affection.
Current Score:
-14
Total Votes:
110
15
In Chicago circa 1950s, an African-American family settles into a predominantly white neighborhood and endures the prejudice.
Current Score:
-17
Total Votes:
95
16
When a young man (Paul Newman) arrives in a small Mississippi town, a local business mogul (Orson Welles) looks to him as a surrogate son.
Current Score:
-21
Total Votes:
93
17
Billy Wilder directed this film about a New York City writer with an unhealthy love for the bottle. Ignoring his girlfriend, he goes on a bender.
Current Score:
-21
Total Votes:
91
18
A lonely waitress (Mia Farrow) gets visited by a dashing actor (Jeff Daniels) who literally steps off a movie screen and into her life.
Current Score:
-23
Total Votes:
97
19
A TV news reporter (Jane Fonda) and her cameraman (Michael Douglas) uncover some shady business at a nuclear power plant.
Current Score:
-23
Total Votes:
95
20
Steven Soderbergh’s first film stars James Spader as a man who videotapes women discussing their sexuality.
Current Score:
-25
Total Votes:
117
21
Two runners, one Christian and the other Jewish, vie to win the 1924 Olympics -- one for his faith, the other to battle anti-Semitism.
Current Score:
-26
Total Votes:
108
22
This cameo-laden satire of Tinseltown stars Tim Robbins as a Hollywood executive who kills a disgruntled screenwriter.
Current Score:
-27
Total Votes:
87
23
A workaholic theater director (Roy Scheider) tries to keep it together as he grapples with a difficult production and failing health.
Current Score:
-32
Total Votes:
100
24
Katharine Hepburn stars in this adaptation of the Eugene O’Neill play about a severely dysfunctional family.
Current Score:
-33
Total Votes:
85
25
In this scathing documentary, Michael Moore takes on George W. Bush, criticizing the former president’s reasons for invading Iraq in 2003.
Current Score:
-36
Total Votes:
134