1. Blazing Saddles (1974)
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    Ok. I was an infant when this movie came out, obviously, so the first few movies became favorites years later. Like, in high school.
  2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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  3. Taxi Driver (1976)
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  4. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
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  5. Animal House (1978)
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    Superman was originally my favorite movie of 1978.
  6. Apocalypse Now (1979)
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  7. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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    Close call with The Blues Brothers.
  8. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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  9. Poltergeist (1982)
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  10. Return of the Jedi (1983)
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  11. Ghostbusters (1984)
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    Terminator. Gremlins. The Karate Kid. Revenge of the Nerds. A great year for movies.
  12. TIE: The Goonies / Back to the Future (1985)
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    I couldn't choose between the two.
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    Another great year for movies. I didn't even include Weird Science. This is why I can also hate lists.
  14. Aliens (1986)
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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off might also be my favorite but I remember in 1986 I really really loved Ferris Bueller but I really really really loved Aliens.
  15. Predator (1987)
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    Just edging RoboCop. Tough decision.
  16. Die Hard (1988)
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    Favorite movie of this decade.
  17. Back to the Future II (1989)
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  18. Goodfellas (1990)
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  19. Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
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  20. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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  21. Jurassic Park (1993)
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  22. Pulp Fiction (1994)
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    Beating out Clerks. Better acting.
  23. Friday (1995)
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  24. Fargo (1996)
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  25. Boogie Nights (1997)
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  26. The Big Lebowski (1998)
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    Favorite movie of this decade.
  27. Fight Club (1999)
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  28. Almost Famous (2000)
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    Favorite movie of this decade.
  29. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
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    Amélie. The Royal Tenenbaums. Training Day. Rock Star. Many other favorite movies made this list nearly impossible.
  30. 28 Days Later... (2002)
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  31. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
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  32. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
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  33. Batman Begins (2005)
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  34. Children of Men (2006)
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  35. Hot Rod (2007)
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    This movie beats No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood, simply because it's ridiculous.
  36. Step Brothers (2008)
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    The Dark Knight. WALL-E. Let The Right One In. This one wins simply for rewatchability. It's too goddamn funny.
  37. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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  38. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)
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  39. Drive (2011)
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  40. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
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  41. The World's End (2013)
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  42. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
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  43. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
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    Favorite movie of this decade.
  44. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
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  45. Logan (2017, so far)
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    Get Out was good too, but 2017 looks promising.