This is a living document.

It’s intern season again…

So we found ourselves compiling a list of must see movies!

Here’s what we came up as a first draft:

  • sneakers
  • spy game
  • blade runner
  • pulp fiction/reservoir dogs
  • LOTR/hobbit trilogies
  • indiana jones trilogy
  • star wars (machete order: http://www.nomachetejuggling.com/2011/11/11/the-star-wars-saga-suggested-viewing-order/)
  • all star trek movies
  • ghostbusters
  • caddyshack
  • fight club, american beauty, the beach (i maintain these are all basically the same stories retold in different ways)
  • pitch black/chronicles of riddick “trilogy”
  • rounders
  • the way of the gun
  • boondock saints
  • suicide kings
  • usual suspects
  • man on fire
  • godfather 1 & 2 (skip 3)
  • casino
  • goodfellas
  • carlito’s way
  • scarface
  • true romance
  • good will hunting
  • die hard (all)
  • heat
  • 12 monkies
  • shawshank redemption
  • inception
  • goodfellas
  • se7en
  • casablanca
  • dial m for muder
  • rear window (original 1954)
  • mr smith goes to washington
  • soylent green
  • 2001: a space odyssey
  • terminator 1 & 2
  • robocop
  • total recall (original and remake)
  • back to the future trilogy
  • memento
  • dr strangelove
  • the shining
  • crocodile dundee
  • taxi driver
  • to kill a mockingbird (original)
  • the sting
  • the hustler/color of money
  • cocktail
  • lock, stock, and two smoking barrells/snatch
  • swingers/made
  • braveheart/gladiator
  • the sixth sense
  • kill bill
  • full metal jacket
  • platoon
  • the princess bride
  • the bourne identity trilogy
  • rocky
  • toy story
  • monsters, inc
  • (insert all classic disney movies which i’m sure you’ve seen including charlie and the chocolate factory [original])
  • groundhog day
  • last of the mohicans
  • red
  • dangerous liasons (cruel intentions is the “modern” remake)
  • hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy (and then read all the books!)
  • black hawk down
  • thirteen days
  • prometheus, alien, aliens
  • wag the dog
  • office space
  • blazing saddles
  • history of the world part 2
  • spaceballs
  • clerks/dogma
  • groundhog day
  • there’s something about mary
  • dazed and confused
  • superbad
  • dumb and dumber
  • austin powers
  • the jerk
  • old school
  • national lampoons vacation
  • zombieland
  • american pie
  • the hangover
  • trading places
  • boiler room
  • avatar
  • ted
  • saving private ryan (band of brothers series on hbo is much better tho)
  • oceans 11 (nothing beats the original but the remakes are pretty good too)
  • blood diamond
  • simpsons movie
  • slumdog millionaire
  • american history x
  • happy gilmore/billy madison/black sheep
  • edward scissorhands
  • friday
  • fear and loathing in las vegas
  • training day
  • james bond (anything with sean connery or roger moore skip the rest)
  • hunt for red october
  • the rock
  • highlander
  • time bandits
  • bill & ted’s excellent adventure
  • forrest gump
  • wizard of oz
  • it’s a wonderful life
  • a christmas story
  • jaws
  • ET
  • army of darkness
  • short circuit
  • breakfast club
  • ferris bueller’s day off
  • war games (NOT THE SEQUEL)
  • top gun
  • goonies
  • gremlns
  • poltergeist
  • beetlejuice
  • lost boys
  • who framed roger rabbit
  • big
  • the shining
  • coming to america
  • karate kid
  • predator
  • dirty dancing
  • roadhouse
  • batman
  • weird science
  • when harry met sally
  • boyz n the hood
  • schindler’s list
  • sandlot (you’re killin me smalls!)
  • don’t tell mom the babysitter’s dead
  • independence day
  • wayne’s world
  • a few good men
  • days of thunder
  • minority report
  • parenthood
  • a clockwork orange
  • close encounters of the third kind
  • tombstone
  • real genius
  • stripes/spies like us
  • Joe Versus the Volcano