15 Films That Always Stuck With Me

This was originally one of those chain Facebook posts where a friend tags you to do a list. In this case, listing the top 15 films that most affected you. So it’s not quite a list of favorites but probably pretty close.

Anyway, I wanted to post mine here as it’s already getting buried in Facebook and I think it’s a fun thing to remember. So, here we go:

This was super tricky, even with 15 to choose. As a film student I wish I could pick a lot of film classics that I do legitimately enjoy, but I had to go with the ones that continue to mean the most to me in my life. Which is of course mostly 80s-90s sci-fi and action films.

Here we go, in a vague but not exact order:
1) Tombstone
2) Terminator 2: Judgement Day
3) Jurassic Park
4) The Boondock Saints
5) Snatch
6) The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
7) Star Wars (Ep 4 A New Hope)
8) Braveheart
9) Aliens
10) Predator
11) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
12) Die Hard
13) Pulp Fiction
14) Jaws
15) A Christmas Story

I purposefully neglected to include most animated/Disney films as watching them with my daughter these days has allowed them to take on even more precious meaning, so it would be a bit unfair.

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Author: roguewatson

Freelance Writer

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