Here's my list of favorite movies by year. I still haven't seen every movie so there may be some that you think are missing. You can check the movies I've seen by year simply by doing a search for the year and then going through the list on the left.

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Best of 2017

Best of 2016

Best of 2015


Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
The Martian
Spotlight
Concussion
Best of 2014


Birdman
Gone Girl
Selma
Guardians of the Galaxy
Whiplash
Best of 2013


American Hustle
Dallas Buyers Club
Captain Phillips
12 Years a Slave
Blue Jasmine
Gravity
Best of 2012


Lincoln
The Dark Knight Rises
Silver Linings Playbook
Les Miserables
Skyfall
Best of 2011

Moneyball
The Descendants
The Help
The Artist
Contagion
Best of 2010



Inception
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The King's Speech
True Grit
Salt
Best of 2009

Avatar
Up in the Air
Precious
Inglourious Basterds
Crazy Heart
Best of 2008

The Dark Knight
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Slumdog Millionaire
Iron Man
Vicky Christina Barcelona
Best of 2007


3:10 to Yuma
No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
300
The Bourne Ultimatum
Best of 2006



The Departed
The Inside Man
Blood Diamond
Casino Royale
Little Miss Sunshine
Best of 2005



Crash
Brokeback Mountain
Capote
Hotel Rwanda
Walk the Line
Best of 2004



Million Dollar Baby
Sideways
Collateral
The Bourne Supremacy
Ray

Best of 2003

Lord of the Rings:
      Return of the King
Master and Commander:
      The Far Side of the World
The Matrix: Reloaded
Mystic River
Monster

Best of 2002

Lord of the Rings:
      The Two Towers
The Pianist
Chicago
Bowling for Columbine
Gangs of New York
Best of 2001

Lord of the Rings:
      The Fellowship of the Ring
A Beautiful Mind
Black Hawk Down
Moulin Rouge
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Best of 2000



Gladiator
Traffic
High Fidelity
Memento
Erin Brockovich
Best of 1999

American Beauty
Fight Club
The Matrix
The Sixth Sense
Boy's Don't Cry
Best of 1998



Saving Private Ryan
The Big Lebowski
American History X
Rounders
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Best of 1997


Titanic
L.A. Confidential
Good Will Hunting
The Game
As Good As It Gets
Best of 1996

The English Patient
Sling Blade
Star Trek: First Contact
Swingers
Mission Impossible
Best of 1995

Leaving Las Vegas
Se7en
Braveheart
The Usual Suspects
Bridges of Madison County
Best of 1994



Forrest Gump
The Shawshank Redemption
Pulp Fiction
Lion King
Clear and Present Danger
Best of 1993


Schindler's List
Philadelphia
The Pelican Brief
The Piano
Jurasic Park
Best of 1992


Unforgiven
Basic Instinct
Scent of a Woman
A Few Good Men
Malcom X
Best of 1991


The Silence of the Lambs
JFK
Thelma and Louise
Cape Fear
Sleeping With the Enemy
Best of 1990


Goodfellas
Dances With Wolves
Misery
Ghost
Edward Scissorhands
Best of 1989


Dead Poets Society
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Driving Miss Daisy
Roger and Me
Field of Dreams
Best of 1988

Rain Man
The Accused
Mississippi Burning
A Fish Called Wanda
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Best of 1987


Full Metal Jacket
Fatal Attraction
Raising Arizona
Wall Street
Good Morning Viet Nam
Best of 1986


Hoosiers
Platoon
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Nine 1/2 Weeks
The Color of Money
Best of 1985


Out of Africa
The Breakfast Club
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
Prizzi's Honor
Back to the Future
Best of 1984


The Terminator
The Killing Fields
Indiana Jones and the
      Temple of Doom
Amadeus
Footloose
Best of 1983


Star Wars: Episode VI -
      Return of the Jedi
The Big Chill
Terms of Endearment
The Right Stuff
Vacation
Best of 1982


Gandhi
Bladerunner
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Rambo: First Blood
Best of 1981


Chariots of Fire
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Das Boot
Mad Max: The Road Warrior
Stripes
Best of 1980




Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back
Ordinary People
Raging Bull
Caddyshack
The Elephant Man
Best of 1979


Apocalypse Now
Kramer vs. Kramer
Alien
Mad Max
Life of Brian
Best of 1978


The Deer Hunter
Midnight Express
Animal House
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Grease
Best of 1977


Star Wars
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Oh, God!
Smokey and the Bandit
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
Best of 1976


All the President's Men
Rocky
Taxi Driver
Network
The Omen
Best of 1975




One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Jaws
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Dog Day Afternoon
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Best of 1974

The Godfather, Part II
Chinatown
Young Frankenstein
Death Wish
The Great Gatsby
Best of 1973




The Sting
American Graffiti
Papillon
The Exorcist
The Way We Were
Best of 1972


The Godfather
Dirty Harry
Deliverance
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
The Poseidon Adventure
Best of 1971

Brian's Song
Harold and Haude
The Last Picture Show
The Omega Man
The Fiddler on the Roof
Best of 1970

Patton
M*A*S*H
Love Story
Catch 22
Beneath the Planet of the Apes