Daniel’s List Of Films To See Before You Die

ghostbusters-1-600x670Here is my list of films to see before you die. With more constantly being added.
Legend: “Title” (Director)

  • The Ten Commandments (Cecil B. DeMille)
  • Ben-Hur (William Wyler)
  • Planes, Trains And Automobiles (John Hughes)
  • Home Alone (Chris Columbus)
  • The Apartment (Billy Wilder)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Ken Hughes)
  • The Wizard Of Oz (Victor Fleming)
  • Grumpy Old Men (Donald Petrie)
  • The Green Mile (Frank Darabont)
  • Men In Black (Barry Sonnenfeld)
  • Erin Brockovich (Steven Soderbergh)
  • Hatari! (Howard Hawks)
  • The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock)
  • The Hand Behind The Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story (Leslie Iwerks)
  • Frank And Ollie (Theodore Thomas)
  • Dirty Harry (Don Siegel)
  • Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier (Norman Foster)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (Richard Fleischer)
  • The Great Outdoors (John Hughes)
  • Goin’ Berserk (David Steinberg)
  • Hidalgo (Joe Johnston)
  • J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings (Ralph Bakshi)
  • Good Guys Wear Black (Ted Post)
  • The Big Tease (Kevin Allen)
  • Shrek (Jeffrey Katzenberg)
  • Ghostbusters (Paul Feig)
  • Uncle Buck (John Hughes)
  • Dragnet (Tom Mankiewicz)
  • Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates (Norman Foster)
  • Forrest Gump (Robert Zemeckis)
  • Howard The Duck (Willard Huyck)
  • Tucker: The Man And His Dream (Francis Ford Coppola)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (J.J. Abrams)
  • Splash (Ron Howard)
  • Eddie Murphy: Delirious (Bruce Gower)
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (Tom Shadyac)
  • Happy Gilmore (Dennis Dugan)
  • Kindergarten Cop (Ivan Reitman)
  • John Q (Nick Cassavettes)
  • The Three Stooges (Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly)
  • Canadian Bacon (Michael Moore)
  • Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks)
  • Star Wars: Original Series (George Lucas)
  • Willow (Ron Howard)
  • The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy (Peter Jackson)
  • The Planet Of The Apes: 2001 Remake (Tim Burton)
  • Space Jam (Joe Pytka)
  • Throw Momma From The Train (Danny DeVito)
  • The Goonies (Richard Donner)
  • Friendly Persuasion (William Wyler)
  • Wayne’s World (Penelope Spheeris)
  • Bah Humduck: A Looney Tunes Christmas (Ivan Reitman)
  • The Founder (John Lee Hancock)
  • Oh God (Carl Reiner)
  • Liar Liar (Tom Shadyac)
  • The Mask (Chuck Russell)
  • The Pink Panther (Blake Edwards)
  • The Sound Of Music (Robert Wise)
  • White Christmas (Michael Kurtiz)
  • Holiday Inn (Mark Sandrich)
  • Air Force One (Wolfgang Petersen)
  • George Of The Jungle (Sam Weisman)
  • A Goofy Movie (Kevin Lima)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (James Cameron)
  • RoboCop (Paul Verhoeven)
  • Sully (Clint Eastwood)
  • A Fistful Of Dollars (Sergio Leone)
  • Back To The Future (Robert Zemeckis)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (Robert Zemeckis)
  • The Rocketeer (Joe Johnston)
  • Gremlins (Joe Dante)
  • Nacho Libre (Jared Hess)
  • School Of Rock (Richard Linklater)
  • Pixels (Chris Columbus)
  • Big (Penny Marshall)
  • The Princess Diaries (Garry Marshall)
  • Renaissance Man (Penny Marshall)
  • No Time For Sergeants (Mervyn Leroy)
  • Hoffa (Danny DeVito)
  • Jesus Christ Superstar (Norman Jewison)
  • Jaws (Steven Spielberg)
  • Major Payne (Nick Castle)
  • The War Of The Roses (Danny DeVito)
  • The BFG (Steven Spielberg)
  • Finding Dory (Andrew Stanton)
  • Chuck Berry: Hail Hail Rock & Roll (Taylor Hackford)
  • A Christmas Carol (Brian Desmond Hurst)
  • Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (Chuck Jones)
  • You’ve Got Mail (Nora Ephron)
  • Catch Me If You Can (Steven Speilberg)
  • The Shakiest Gun In The West (Alan Rafkin)
  • Toy Story (John Lasseter)
  • Two Mules For Sister Sara (Don Siegel)
  • High Plains Drifter (Clint Eastwood)
  • Hang Em’ High (Ted Post)
  • Where The Buffalo Roam (Art Linson)
  • Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman)
  • Stripes (Harold Ramis)

One comment

  1. I’m stoked Hatari! made your list. I’ve watched it more times than I care to remember. It’s the perfect film for a day like today, a dull, damp March Saturday!


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