Thursday, March 26, 2009

Must See Movies: Action Adventure & Animated

And now the final (at least for now) lists of my Must See Movies. That key again for why they made the list: HS – Historical Significance, PF – Personal Favorite, AF – Art of Filmmaking

Die Hard (screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza) – HS, AF, PF
Raiders of the Lost Ark (story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman, screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan) – HS, AF, PF
French Connection (screenplay by Ernest Tidyman) – AF, PF
Lethal Weapon (written by Shane Black) – AF
The Road Warrior (written by Terry Hayes & George Miller & Brian Hannant) – AF, PF
Beverly Hills Cop (story by Danilo Bach & Daniel Petrie Jr., screenplay by Daniel Petrie Jr.) – AF, PF
48 Hours (written by Roger Spottiswoode and Walter Hill & Larry Gross and Steven E. De Souza) – HS, AF, PF

ANIMATED (or partly animated)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (Disney – story adaptation by Ted Sears, Richard Creedon, Otto Englander, Dick Rickard, Earl Hurd, Merrill De Maris, Dorothy Ann Blank & Webb Smith) – HS, AF
Pinocchio (Disney – story by Collodi, story and adaptation by Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner & Aurelius Battaglia) – HS, AF, PF
Fantasia (Disney - too many to list) – HS, AF
Toy Story (Pixar - story by John Lasseter & Pete Docter & Andrew Stanton and Joe Ranft, screenplay by Joss Whedon & Andrew Stanton & Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow) – HS, AF, PF
Toy Story 2 (Pixar - story by John Lasseter & Pete Docter & Ash Brannon and Andrew Stanton, screenplay by Andrew Stanton & Rita Hsiao & Doug Chamberlin and Chris Webb) – AF, PF
Aladdin (Disney - screenplay by Ron Clements & John Musker and Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio) – AF, PF
Beauty and the Beast (Disney – screenplay by Linda Woolverton) – AF, PF
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (screenplay by Jeffrey Price & Peter S. Seaman) – HS, AF, PF
The Little Mermaid (Disney – written by John Musker and Ron Clements) – HS, AF, PF
Shrek (written by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Joe Stillman and Roger S.H. Schulman) – AF, PF
South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (written by Trey Parker & Matt Stone and Pam Brady) – AF, PF

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