Ranking the 50 Movies Project 2014: #50-26

Last year, I embarked on my annual 50 Movies Project using a “contemporary” theme (films from the 1980s to present day). Overall, it was another successful edition of the project, and it was great to finally tackle some films that I might not have otherwise seen. Today and tomorrow I will be ranking the selections, concluding with my favorite film of the group. Here we go, starting from the bottom:

#50 – Armageddon [1998]
Armageddon [1998]

#49 – Driving Miss Daisy [1989]
Driving Miss Daisy [1989]
#48 – Pretty Woman [1990]
Pretty Woman [1990]
#47 – Top Gun [1986]
Top Gun [1986]
#46 – The Godfather: Part III [1990]
The Godfather: Part III [1990]
#45 – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl [2003]
Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl [2003]
#44 – Apollo 13 [1995]
Apollo 13 [1995]
#43 – Philadelphia [1993]
Philadelphia [1993]
#42 – Catch Me If You Can [2002]
Catch Me If You Can [2002]
#41 – Dirty Dancing [1987]
Dirty Dancing [1987]
#40 – Unbreakable [2000]
Unbreakable [2000]
#39 – Rudy [1993]
Rudy [1993]
#38 – Gomorrah [2008]
Gomorrah [2008]
#37 – First Blood [1982]
First Blood [1982]
#36 – The Karate Kid [1984]
The Karate Kid [1984]
#35 – Misery [1990]
Misery [1990]
#34 – A Prophet [2009]
A Prophet [2009]
#33 – When Harry Met Sally [1989]
When Harry Met Sally... [1988]
#32 – Major League [1989]
Major League [1989]
#31 – A Christmas Story [1983]
A Christmas Story [1983]
#30 – Face/Off [1997]
Face/Off [1997]
#29 – The Orphanage [2007]
The Orphanage [2007]
#28 – Mystic River [2003]
Mystic River [2003]
#27 – Good Night, and Good Luck. [2005]
Good Night, and Good Luck. [2005]
#26 – Fast Times at Ridgemont High [1982]
Fast Times at Ridgemont High [1982]

Next up: the top 25!

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18 thoughts on “Ranking the 50 Movies Project 2014: #50-26

  1. Jaina says:

    Wow, pretty epic list already. Unbreakable is probably one of my favourite comic book hero films. Shyamalamadingdong got it so right here!

    Looking forward to seeing the top 25, Eric!

  2. Wendell says:

    Some excellent titles here, Can’t wait for the top half of the list. And how nice of you to say you found something to like about Armageddon. Lol, I hate that movie.

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