Best movie(s) from every year I've been alive.

Inspired by my daughters. Kinda long because I'm old.
  1. 1971 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
    Love this classic and I didn't realize it was released in my birth year.
  2. 1972 Deliverance
    The Godfather and The Poseidon Adventure were also 1972, but I haven't seen either.
  3. 1973 Charlotte's Web
    It's not even close. Love. Love. Love.
  4. 1974 Blazing Saddles
    Comedy gold.
  5. 1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    Comedy platinum.
  6. 1976 Rocky
    Very close second: The Bad News Bears
  7. Tie: 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  8. Tie: 1977 Smoky and the Bandit
    I dreamt of owning a "faster, faster, faster" Trans Am.
  9. 1978 Grease
    My wife and I saw the 20th Anniversary release during our 5 year anniversary trip to Sarasota. She's the one that I want. Ooh, ooh, ooh!
  10. 1979 The Muppet Movie
  11. Tie: 1980 Caddyshack
    All timer. "You'll get nothing and like it!"
  12. Tie: 1980 Airplane
    All timer. "Bet, babe. Slide a piece o' da' porter. Drinks, I run da' java." "Lookie here. I can dig grease 'n chompin' on some buns and draggin' through the garden."
  13. Intermission
    I'm noticing that the decisions are becoming more difficult, since I've seen more movies from year to year. Go grab some popcorn with lots of butter and salt and then find your seat when the lights flash. Here we go with the second decade:
  14. 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark
    My first movie with Harrison Ford. I've been a huge fan ever since. Honorable mentions: Cannonball Run and Stripes.
  15. 1982 E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
    HM: Airplane 2: the Sequel and 48 Hrs.
  16. 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation
    #3 on my all time list. So many lines that I still quote regularly.
  17. Tie: 1984 The Karate Kid
    One of those movies that I watch every time I see that it's on.
  18. Tie: 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
    Harrison Ford. That is all.
  19. 1985 Back to the Future
    HM: Rocky IV and Witness (Harrison Ford)
  20. 1986 Top Gun
    This is where my man crush with Tom Cruise started.
  21. Tie: 1987 Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
    All timer. Great chemistry between Steve Martin and John Candy.
  22. Tie: 1987 The Princess Bride
    HM: Lethal Weapon
  23. 1988 Rain Man
    "K-Mart sucks" 1a: Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! 1b: Die Hard
  24. 1989 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
    The Griswold's are at it again!
  25. 1990 Days of Thunder
    NASCAR+ Tom Cruise= 👍
  26. Intermission
    Really getting difficult to choose now. Are you ready for the 90's?
  27. 1991 Father of the Bride
    🎶"Every party has a pooper that's why we invited you."🎶
  28. Side bar: (Worst Movie Ever) 1991 Nothing But Trouble.
    Chevy Chase. Dan Aykryod. John Candy. Should've been great. Wasn't. Please watch this movie and tell me I'm wrong.
  29. 1992 A Few Good Men
    "You can't handle the truth!!!" HM: A League of Their Own
  30. 1993 The Fugitive
    Mr. Ford if you please.
  31. 1994 I can't even.
    This is ridiculous. There are too many! So, in alphabetical order:
  32. 1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
    Jim Carrey is my favorite comedic actor.
  33. 1994 Clear and Present Danger
    Did you say Harrison Ford?
  34. 1994 Dumb and Dumber
    #1 All Time. I could quote most of the movie with the sound off.
  35. 1994 Forrest Gump
    Tom Hanks is also one of my man crushes.
  36. 1994 The Lion King
    This movie reignited Disney animation in my opinion.
  37. 1994 The Shawshank Redemption
    #1 non-comedy. Another movie I will stop everything to watch. Bonus: Filmed primarily in Ohio!
  38. Tie: 1995 Tommy Boy
    #2 comedy all-time. Most quoted. Missing Chris Farley.
  39. Tie: 1995 Toy Story
    First Pixar movie and still the best.
  40. 1996 Mission: Impossible
    Plot twists for the win. HM: Golf movies Happy Gilmore and Tin Cup
  41. 1997 Liar Liar
    "The pen is rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrroyal blue!!!!!"
  42. 1998 Saving Private Ryan
    Hanks and Damon. Above average.
  43. 1999 The Green Mile
    Hanks again.
  44. Tie: 2000 Cast Away
    Yes. Hanks.
  45. Tie: 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds
  46. Intermission
    I've had fun reminiscing. I hope you've enjoyed so far...
  47. 2001 Ocean's Eleven
    HM: Black Hawk Down and Monsters Inc
  48. 2002 The Bourne Identity
    Man crush alert: Matt Damon
  49. Tie: 2003 Bruce Almighty
  50. Tie: 2003 The Italian Job
  51. Tie: 2003 Elf
  52. 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
    Steve Carell is epic as Brick.
  53. 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
    "For Narnia!!!!!"
  54. 2006 Little Miss Sunshine
  55. 2007 Shooter
    Mark Wahlberg becoming a favorite.
  56. 2008 Slumdog Millionaire
  57. Side bar: (2nd Worst Movie Ever) 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    I love Harrison Ford and the Indiana Jones franchise, but this movie was terrible.
  58. 2009 The Blind Side
    Saw this on a cruise ship in the Caribbean.
  59. Tie: 2010 Toy Story 3
    One of the few movies I teared up.
  60. Tie: 2010 Inception
    Mind. Blown. HM: Megamind
  61. Intermission
    Heading down the back stretch.
  62. 2011 The Help
    Not a great year for movies. HM: Moneyball
  63. 2012 The Hunger Games
    HM: Looper
  64. 2013 Now You See Me
    Very excited about the sequel!
  65. 2014 The Lego Movie
    Chris Pratt is great. HM: American Sniper
  66. 2015 The Martian
    Matt Damon Alert! I feel like The Revenant might contend though, if I could get around to watching it.
  67. 2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
    *Subject to change without notice.
  68. Thanks for making it to the end credits!