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. 22 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 36 top lists Check
  2. 12 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  3. 320 +24

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
  4. 13 +3

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 22 top lists Check
  5. 7 +2

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  6. 344 +53

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
  7. 41 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 31 top lists Check
  8. 97 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  9. 6 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 32 top lists Check
  10. 73 +1

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  11. 8 -1

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  12. 25 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 28 top lists Check
  13. 15 +3

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 31 top lists Check
  14. 317 +53

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 26 top lists Check
  15. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  16. 189 +3

    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
  17. 5 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  18. 4 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  19. 104 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
  20. 2 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
  21. 242 +15

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 17 +3

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 25 top lists Check
  23. 95 +3

    Fargo

    1996, in 23 top lists Check
  24. 143 +13

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 30 top lists Check
  25. 80 +4

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 32 top lists Check
  26. 129 +2

    Chinatown

    1974, in 28 top lists Check
  27. 108 +9

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 13 top lists Check
  28. 42 +2

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  29. 298 -11

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  30. 436 -42

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 31 top lists Check
  31. 141 +9

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 29 top lists Check
  32. 51 +9

    American Beauty

    1999, in 22 top lists Check
  33. 521 +167

    There Will Be Blood

    2007, in 20 top lists Check
  34. 185 -6

    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
  35. 131 -1

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
  36. 247 +3

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 30 top lists Check
  37. 347 +54

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 28 top lists Check
  38. 69 +2

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  39. 275 -7

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 35 top lists Check
  40. 74 +15

    Django Unchained

    2012, in 9 top lists Check
  41. 223 +16

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  42. 40 +2

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  43. 414 +3

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  44. 88 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 32 top lists Check
  45. 548 +89

    Blue Velvet

    1986, in 24 top lists Check
  46. 35 +1

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  47. 49 +2

    The Departed

    2006, in 17 top lists Check
  48. 33 -

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
  49. 289 +15

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 24 top lists Check
  50. 356 +35

    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 19 top lists Check