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Old 07-30-2009, 11:06 PM   #1
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They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? 1,000 Greatest Films

Thought this would be a fun little exercise for some of our resident film buffs.

This website has taken rankings from various lists by critics, directors, writers, etc. and made a comprehensive list of the 1,000 greatest films of all time.

TSPDT - The 1,000 Greatest Films

There's also a website where you can sign up and keep track of which ones you've seen:

They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? top movies - iCheckMovies.com

I'm in the process of doing this so I'll be back to share my current tally.

The TSPDT? main site is a nice resource as well.

They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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What about resident film lovers who are not film buffs?
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You're pretty buff, dude.
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I am going to eventually figure out how many of the top 1,000 I've seen and it's going to disappoint me.
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I can't have seen more than 20 of the top 1000. Really. I'm awful.
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I'm checking off through 150 and missing way more than I expected.
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Fuck it, I'll do it now.
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I've seen 39 of the top 200, and there were many named in that top 200 I'd never even heard of.
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After 100: 4.
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I'm not faring very well. All the foreign films, I mean, I have no chance. But, even if you removed those, which you obviously shouldn't, I'm still doing poorly. Maybe one day, I make it my mission to go film by film via netflix and see how far I get.
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