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Aedra's top 100 favorite classic movies: #100-51

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Several of our fellow TATeurs who have previously posted lists of their favorite movies inspired me to try and compile my own list. I fully admit I'm obsessed with old movies, which started when I was about 13 years old with a movie that is my top 10, so I won't say what that movie is yet. I've seen more than I can count (and I have tried to count but I've given up that huge task for the time being). I'm always looking for new classics, so if anyone has recommendations, please tell me! My only rules for this list were that I've seen the movie at least twice and it was released before 1970. Here is the first half of my list and hopefully I'll get to my favorite movie in my avatar series sometime in the near future!

100. Gentleman Prefer Blondes
99. Captain Blood
98. Since You Went Away
97. Dial M for Murder
96. The Good Earth
95. Suddenly, Last Summer
94. Tomorrow is Forever
93. Camille (1936)
92. Mildred Pierce
91. The Pride of the Yankees
90. A Raisin in the Sun
89. National Velvet
88. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
87. It Happened One Night
86. Gaslight (1944)
85. Cinderella (1950)
84. Cleopatra (1963)
83. Meet Me in St. Louis
82. Old Acquaintance
81. The Clock
80. Quo Vadis
79. The Glenn Miller Story
78. It's a Wonderful Life
77. The Old Maid
76. Shenandoah
75. To Have and Have Not
74. The Third Man
73. On the Town
72. Sunrise
71. Sabrina
70. Light in the Piazza
69. On the Beach
68. Swing Time
67. Libeled Lady
66. The Harvey Girls
65. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream Home
64. In the Heat of the Night
63. A Star is Born (1954)
62. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
61. Psycho
60. 12 Angry Men
59. San Francisco
58. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
57. Father of the Bride
56. Easter Parade
55. The Picture of Dorian Gray
54. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
53. Roman Holiday
52. Adam's Rib
51. An Affair to Remember

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  1. beaujarkko's Avatar
    I love this list and your selections, but some of these first 50 are waaaaaaaaaaaaay higher on my list, lol.

    And you've given me lots of great ideas for movies for my blog that I'm totally going to steal.
  2. aedra1119's Avatar
    Stealing in this context is all good. Your blog has given me lots of ideas, too.
  3. beaujarkko's Avatar
    Good, I'm glad! I've decided that when this year is done, I'm going to update my top-some number list and start a new blog. Because as much as I'm loving watching all these movies for my blog, I know I'm sure as hell not going to renew the contract for another year. lol.