Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films

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An official iCheckMovies list.

Favorited 232 times, disliked 7 times, added to 227 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. 16 -

    A Burlesque on Carmen

    1915, in 1 top list Check
  2. 19 -

    One A.M.

    1916 — a.k.a. Solo, in 3 top lists Check
  3. 31 -

    The Kid

    1921, in 14 top lists Check
  4. 55 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 28 top lists Check
  5. 113 -

    City Lights

    1931, in 31 top lists Check
  6. 171 -

    Modern Times

    1936, in 29 top lists Check
  7. 198 -

    The Great Dictator

    1940, in 26 top lists Check
  8. 263 -

    Monsieur Verdoux

    1947, in 11 top lists Check
  9. 333 -

    Limelight

    1952, in 11 top lists Check
  10. 418 -

    A King in New York

    1957, in 3 top lists Check
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Last updated on Feb 27, 2016 by joachimt; source