Conversation Starters

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Created by Rywaba.

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If you want to have something to talk about with a friend, watch one of these movies together and you should be set for conversation for a while. I didn't select each of these movies individually; rather, I used a stupidly complicated "discussability" formula that I devised to generate this list. I have another list called "Discussable Movies" with a better formula, but I lost that formula and couldn't recreate it, so this here is my best attempt.

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  1. 160 +25

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  2. 3 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  3. 87 -2

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 33 top lists Check
  4. 436 -42

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 31 top lists Check
  5. 260 +11

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 25 top lists Check
  6. 34 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  7. 497 +93

    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 25 top lists Check
  8. 66 -4

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 33 top lists Check
  9. 155 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  10. 114 +4

    The Apartment

    1960, in 26 top lists Check
  11. 44 -1

    Toy Story 3

    2010, in 16 top lists Check
  12. 68 +5

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  13. 121 -

    City Lights

    1931, in 31 top lists Check
  14. 60 +1

    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 18 top lists Check
  15. 56 -1

    Finding Nemo

    2003, in 18 top lists Check
  16. 203 -4

    The General

    1926, in 31 top lists Check
  17. 20 -6

    Up

    2009, in 16 top lists Check
  18. 89 -3

    Modern Times

    1936, in 29 top lists Check
  19. 72 -

    Shaun of the Dead

    2004, in 12 top lists Check
  20. 128 +63

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 12 top lists Check
  21. 24 -

    The Truman Show

    1998, in 12 top lists Check
  22. 538 +97

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    2013, in 10 top lists Check
  23. 254 -7

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 27 top lists Check
  24. 127 +9

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 18 top lists Check
  25. 152 -12

    The Great Dictator

    1940, in 26 top lists Check
  26. 334 +25

    Being John Malkovich

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
  27. 419 +6

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 28 top lists Check
  28. 117 +2

    Ghostbusters

    1984, in 13 top lists Check
  29. 649 +67

    Do the Right Thing

    1989, in 20 top lists Check
  30. 367 +63

    Moonrise Kingdom

    2012, in 5 top lists Check
  31. 281 -12

    Manhattan

    1979, in 18 top lists Check
  32. 230 +11

    La vita è bella

    1997 — a.k.a. Life Is Beautiful, in 18 top lists Check
  33. 92 -2

    Life of Brian

    1979, in 19 top lists Check
  34. 84 +3

    The Breakfast Club

    1985, in 12 top lists Check
  35. 209 +2

    Toy Story 2

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
  36. 59 -3

    Monsters, Inc.

    2001, in 14 top lists Check
  37. 509 +60

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  38. 984 new

    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    2014, in 7 top lists Check
  39. 98 -6

    Ratatouille

    2007, in 10 top lists Check
  40. 119 +3

    Little Miss Sunshine

    2006, in 7 top lists Check
  41. 292 -17

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    1939, in 15 top lists Check
  42. 47 +1

    Snatch

    2000, in 11 top lists Check
  43. 120 -4

    The Sting

    1973, in 15 top lists Check
  44. 196 +4

    This Is Spinal Tap

    1984, in 20 top lists Check
  45. 263 -3

    Shrek

    2001, in 12 top lists Check
  46. 164 +13

    Airplane!

    1980, in 13 top lists Check
  47. 634 -24

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  48. 233 +2

    Sherlock Jr.

    1924, in 23 top lists Check
  49. 290 -17

    To Be or Not to Be

    1942, in 21 top lists Check
  50. 227 -15

    Yôjinbô

    1961 — a.k.a. Yojimbo, in 18 top lists Check