For a movie to be included in my list, at least one of the following needs to be true:

  • It was produced before 1990
  • It left some kind of a mark on me, it is memorable (not in a horrible way)
  • It was directed by one of my favorite directors
  • One of my favorite actors plays in it
  • It won a Best Picture Oscar award
  • It is in the IMDB Top 250 Movies
  • It is in one of AFI’s top lists