Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films

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Favorited 224 times, disliked 8 times, added to 222 watchlists.

This list contains the favorite movies of movie critic Jonathan Rosenbaum who writes for the Chicago Reader. The movies span virtually every decade, and include many an obscure movie.

#1 - #1012: original list
#1013 - #1073: 2008 additions
#1074 - #1133: 2016 additions

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  1. 74 -

    The Ring

    1927, in 1 top list Check
  2. 91 -

    Blackmail

    1929, in 7 top lists Check
  3. 168 -

    The 39 Steps

    1935, in 15 top lists Check
  4. 185 -

    The Lady Vanishes

    1938, in 12 top lists Check
  5. 196 -

    Foreign Correspondent

    1940, in 6 top lists Check
  6. 201 -

    Rebecca

    1940, in 21 top lists Check
  7. 212 -

    Suspicion

    1941, in 4 top lists Check
  8. 256 -

    Notorious

    1946, in 20 top lists Check
  9. 279 -

    Rope

    1948, in 9 top lists Check
  10. 367 -

    Rear Window

    1954, in 29 top lists Check
  11. 397 -

    The Trouble with Harry

    1955, in 2 top lists Check
  12. 426 -

    The Wrong Man

    1956, in 7 top lists Check
  13. 443 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 41 top lists Check
  14. 447 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 27 top lists Check
  15. 469 -

    Psycho

    1960, in 37 top lists Check
  16. 680 -

    Family Plot

    1976, in 1 top list Check
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Last updated on Feb 27, 2016 by joachimt; source