The Greatest Movies Ever: The Ultimate Ranked List of the 101 Best Films of All Time!

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Black Dog & Leventhal, 2008 - Performing Arts - 324 pages
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The 101 best movies ever made—from around the world and across a century—unfold here in order, along with critical commentary, behind-the-scenes information, and hundreds of lush photographs.

Movie ranking has become an annual sport, and this global, all-encompassing list features the best of all time. It is sure to be a must-have for every dedicated filmgoer eager to watch the greats that he or she has not yet seen and to recall favorite films from every era. Completely revised since its hardcover publication, it features movies from as recently as 2007, plus a new foreword.

Full-color, three-page sections celebrate each film on the list, which has been carefully compiled by two expert critics to include films from every decade, every genre, and a wide variety of cultures. Classics include Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Wizard of Oz, and Star Wars; international films include Rules of the Game, The 400 Blows, and Rashomon; additions to the list since publication of the hardcover include The Lives of Others, City Lights, Pan's Labyrinth, and Groundhog Day. Each section includes cast lists, plot synopses, biographies of the director and key actors, Oscar nominations and wins, "behind-the-screen" anecdotes, and more.

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User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

it was okay. I was disappointed with the lack of films in the 90s and 2000s. I also haven't heard of more than half of all these films. This book was generally boring and i had no interest in it after ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Gail Kinn has conceived and edited a wide range of film books including Screwball: The Great Romantic Comedies, Hollywood at Home: The Photographs of Sid Avery, and The Scorsese Picture. She is the coauthor of The Academy Awards.

Jim Piazza is an essayist, screenwriter, and playwright whose personal essays and writings about the media have appeared in The Village Voice and Out Magazine. He has been a script analyst for Columbia, Fox, and Paramount Pictures. He is also the author of the lavish tribute to Elvis, The King and co-author of The Academy Awards (Black Dog Leventhal).

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