Classic Movies

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My Favourite Classic Films

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It's a little hard to define what makes a classic film. At one point, being silent would have been the criteria, then it was being monochrome but now I think there's quite a few classics that are in colour.

My Favourites in Order

  1. Nosferatu (1922 original and 1979 remake)
  2. Vampyr (1932)
  3. Great Dictator, The (1940)
  4. Metropolis (1927)
  5. M (1931)
  6. Modern Times (1936)
  7. Gold Rush, The (1925)
  8. Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  9. Wizard of Oz, The (1939)
  10. Freaks (1932)


Worthy Mentions (in no particular order)

  • Birds, The (1963)
  • Cabinet of Dr Caligari, The (1920)
  • Day the Earth Stood Still, The (1951)
  • General, The (1926)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Golem, The (der Golem) (Several Versions - 1920)
  • Invisible Man, The (1933)
  • King Kong (1933)
  • Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Mouse that Roared, The (1959)
  • Night of the Hunter (1955)
  • Paris Asleep (Paris qui dort) (1925)
  • Peeping Tom (1960)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • Time Machine, The (1960)
  • Viy (Viy Spirit of Evil) (1967)
  • War of the Worlds (1953)