Monday, March 2, 2009

Must See Films: Hollywood 60's - 2000, Sci-Fi/Fantasy

This week's installment of Must See Films are Hollywood Films from the late 60's to 2000 and Sci-Fi/Fantasy films. As always, the key for reason of inclusion is: HS – Historical Significance, PF – Personal Favorite, AF – Art of Filmmaking.

Bonnie and Clyde (written by David Newman & Robert Benton) – HS, PF, AF
The Graduate (screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry) – HS, AF
Rosemary’s Baby (screenplay by Roman Polanski) – PF, AF
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (written by William Goldman) – PF, AF
Apocalypse Now (screenplay by John Milius and Francis Ford Coppola) – HS, PF, AF
Taxi Driver (written by Paul Schrader) – PF, AF
The Conversation (written by Francis Ford Coppola) – PF, AF
Jaws (screenplay by Peter Benchley and Carl Gottlieb) – HS, PF, AF
The Shining (screenplay by Stanley Kubrick & Diane Johnson) – AF, PF
E.T. (written by Melissa Mathison) – AF, PF
Back to the Future (written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale) – AF, PF
The Sixth Sense (written by M. Night Shyamalan) – AF, PF
Schindler’s List (screenplay by Steve Zaillian) – AF, PF
Saving Private Ryan (written by Robert Rodat) – AF, PF
Silence of the Lambs (screenplay by Ted Tally) – AF, PF

Star Wars (written by George Lucas) – HS, PF, AF
Alien (story by Dan O’Bannon and Ronald Shusett, screenplay by Dan O’Bannon) – AF, PF
Aliens (story by James Cameron and David Giler & Walter Hill, screenplay by James Cameron) – AF, PF
Terminator (written by James Cameron & Gale Anne Hurd) - PF
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (written by James Cameron & William Wisher Jr.) – HS, PF, AF
Blade Runner (screenplay by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples) – AF, HS, PF
The Matrix (written by Andy & Larry Wachowski) – AF, HS, PF
Children of Men (screenplay by Alfonso Cuaron & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby) – AF, PF
2001: A Space Odyssey (screenplay by Stanley Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke) – AF, HS
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (screenplays by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson) – AF, HS, PF

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