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1. Murder, My Sweet -- Commentary track: Author Alain Silver (find his books). Rating: 9.0

2. Gone With the Wind -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.7

3. L.A. Confidential -- Commentary track: Film critics Andrew Sarris and James Ellroy, and actors Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti, and Danny DeVito. Rating: 8.6

4. Lolita -- Commentary track: Director Adrian Lyne. Rating: 8.6

5. Bridget Jones's Diary -- Commentary track: Director Sharon Maguire. Rating: 8.5

6. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre -- Commentary track: Eric Lax, co-author of "Bogart". Rating: 8.5

7. The Godfather -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.5

8. The French Connection -- Commentary track: Director William Friedkin. Rating: 8.5

9. Transformers -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.5

10. The Island -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.5

11. Armageddon -- Commentary track: Astronaut Joe Allen, asteroid consultant Ivan Bekley, and director of photography John Schwartzman. Rating: 8.5

12. Brazil -- Commentary track: Director Terry Gilliam (on disc 1, the director's cut of the film). Rating: 8.4

13. Sledge Hammer: Season One -- Commentary track: (on 4 episodes): Creator/executive producer Alan Spencer. Rating: 8.4

14. JFK -- Commentary track: Director Oliver Stone. Rating: 8.4

15. Escape From New York -- Commentary track: Director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell. Rating: 8.4

16. Raging Bull -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese and editor Thelma Schoonmaker. Rating: 8.4

17. Finding Nemo -- Commentary track: Co-directors Lee Unkrich and Andrew Stanton, and co-writer Bob Petersen. Rating: 8.4

18. The Public Enemy -- Commentary track: Film historian Robert Sklar. Rating: 8.4

19. The Racket -- Commentary track: Film noir scholar Eddie Muller, author of "Dark City". Rating: 8.4

20. Hard Candy -- Commentary track: Actors Patrick Wilson and Ellen Page.. Rating: 8.4

21. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring -- Commentary track: Director Peter Jackson, and writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens. Rating: 8.4

22. The Godfather: Part II -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.4

23. The Aviator -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese, editor Thelma Schoonmaker, and producer Michael Mann. Rating: 8.4

24. The Exorcist -- Commentary track: Director William Friedkin. Rating: 8.4

25. The Thing -- Commentary track: Director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell. Rating: 8.4

26. Sunset Boulevard -- Commentary track: Ed Sikov, author of "On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder". Rating: 8.4

27. The Rock -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay, actors Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris, technical advisor Harry Humphries, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Rating: 8.4

28. Halloween -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director John Carpenter, actor Jamie Lee Curtis, and writer/producer Debra Hill. Rating: 8.4

29. Monty Python's Life of Brian -- Commentary track: Director Terry Jones, and actors Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle. Rating: 8.3

30. Monty Python and the Holy Grail -- Commentary track: Writers/directors/actors Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. Rating: 8.3

31. The Green Mile -- Commentary track: Director Frank Darabont. Rating: 8.3

32. The Perfect Storm -- Commentary track: Sebastian Junger, writer of source novel "The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea". Rating: 8.3

33. Out of the Past -- Commentary track: Author James Ursini (find his books). Rating: 8.3

34. Get Shorty -- Commentary track: Director/producer Barry Sonnenfeld. Rating: 8.3

35. Network -- Commentary track: Director Sidney Lumet. Rating: 8.3

36. The Graduate -- Commentary track: Director Mike Nichols and filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. Rating: 8.3

37. Evil Dead II -- Commentary track: Director/co-writer Sam Raimi, actor Bruce Campbell, co-writer Scott Spiegel, and special effects make-up artist Greg Nicotero. Rating: 8.3

38. A Clockwork Orange -- Commentary track: Actor Malcolm McDowell and historian Nick Redman. Rating: 8.3

39. 12 Monkeys -- Commentary track: Director Terry Gilliam and producer Chuck Roven. Rating: 8.3

40. Ghostbusters -- Commentary track: Director Ivan Reitman, writer/actor Harold Ramis, and associate producer Joe Medjuck ("visual" commentary with silhouettes). Rating: 8.3

41. Almost Famous -- Commentary track: Writer/director Cameron Crowe and his mom, Alice Crowe. Rating: 8.3

42. Forrest Gump -- Commentary track: Director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter. Rating: 8.3

43. Contact -- Commentary track: Director Robert Zemeckis and producer Steve Starkey. Rating: 8.3

44. Gosford Park -- Commentary track: Writer/associate producer Julian Fellowes. Rating: 8.3

45. The Ten Commandments -- Commentary track: Katherine Orrison (author of “Written in Stone--Making Cecil B. DeMille’s Epic ‘The Ten Commandments’”). Rating: 8.3

46. Dazed and Confused -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Richard Linklater. Rating: 8.3

47. Faust -- Commentary track: Film critics David Ehrenstein and Bill Krohn. Rating: 8.3

48. To Catch a Thief -- Commentary track: Directors Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau. Rating: 8.3

49. Silence of the Lambs -- Commentary track: Director Jonathan Demme, actors Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, screenwriter Ted Tally, and FBI agent John Douglas. Rating: 8.3

50. The Frighteners -- Commentary track: Director Peter Jackson. Rating: 8.3

51. Deliverance -- Commentary track: Director John Boorman. Rating: 8.3

52. Seven Samurai -- Commentary track: Japanese film expert Michael Jeck. Rating: 8.3

53. Casablanca -- Commentary track: Film critic Roger Ebert. Rating: 8.3

54. Basic Instinct -- Commentary track: Director Paul Verhoeven and director of photography Jan de Bont. Rating: 8.3

55. UHF -- Commentary track: Director Jay Levy, actor/co-writer "Weird Al" Yankovic, and actors Michael Richards, Emo Phillips, and Victoria Jackson. Rating: 8.3

56. Taxi Driver (Laserdisc) -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader. Rating: 8.2

57. Armageddon -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and actors Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. Rating: 8.2

58. Rounders -- Commentary track: Director John Dahl, screenwriters David Levien and Brian Koppelman, and actor Edward Norton. Rating: 8.2

59. Laura -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.2

60. Blade Runner -- Commentary track: Director Ridley Scott. Rating: 8.2

61. Boogie Nights -- Commentary track: Director Paul Thomas Anderson. Rating: 8.2

62. Aliens -- Commentary track: Director James Cameron, producer Gale Anne Hurd, creature wizard Stan Winston, visual effects supervisors Robert and Dennis Skotak, miniature effects supervisor Pat McClung, and actors Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen Jenette Goldstein, Carrie Henn, and Christopher Henn. Rating: 8.2

63. Apocalypse Now -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.2

64. Out of Sight -- Commentary track: Director Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Scott Frank. Rating: 8.2

65. The Last Temptation of Christ -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese, actor Willem Dafoe, screenwriter Paul Schrader, and film critic Jay Cocks. Rating: 8.2

66. Ed Wood -- Commentary track: Director Tim Burton, screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, actor Martin Landau, director of photography Stefan Czapsky, and costumer designer Colleen Atwood. Rating: 8.2

67. Used Cars -- Commentary track: Director/writer Robert Zemeckis, producer/writer Bob Gale, and actor Kurt Russell. Rating: 8.2

68. Zodiac -- Commentary track: Director David Fincher. Rating: 8.2

69. Seabiscuit -- Commentary track: Director Gary Ross and Steven Soderbergh. Rating: 8.2

70. Rebel Without A Cause -- Commentary track: Douglas L. Rathgeb, author of "The Making of Rebel Without A Cause". Rating: 8.2

71. Zodiac -- Commentary track: Actors Jake Gyllenhall and Robert Downey Jr, producer Brad Fischer, screenwriter James Vanderbilt and writer James Ellroy. Rating: 8.2

72. This Is Spinal Tap (MGM) -- Commentary track: Spinal Tap: Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer), David St. Hubbins (Michael McKean), and Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest). Rating: 8.2

73. Dances With Wolves -- Commentary track: Director/actor Kevin Costner and producer Jim Wilson. Rating: 8.2

74. Frankenstein -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.2

75. Alien -- Commentary track: Director Ridley Scott. Rating: 8.2

76. Titanic -- Commentary track: Director James Cameron. Rating: 8.1

77. Evil Dead -- Commentary track: Actor Bruce Campbell. Rating: 8.1

78. Not Another Teen Movie -- Commentary track: Director Joel Gallen and screenwriter Michael G. Bender. Rating: 8.1

79. Wild Things -- Commentary track: Director John McNaughton. Rating: 8.1

80. All the President's Men -- Commentary track: Actor Robert Redford. Rating: 8.1

81. Rocky -- Commentary track: Director John G. Avildsen, producers Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff, actors Talia Shire, Burt Young, and Carl Weathers, and Stedicam inventor Garrett Brown. Rating: 8.1

82. Hot Fuzz -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Edgar Wright and screenwriter/actor Simon Pegg. Rating: 8.1

83. The Godfather: Part III -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.1

84. American Pie 2 -- Commentary track: Screenwriter Adam Herz. Rating: 8.1

85. A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Commentary track: Writer/director Wes Craven, actors John Saxon and Heather Langencamp, and director of photography Jacques Haitkin. Rating: 8.1

86. The Shining -- Commentary track: Authors Garrett Brown and John Baxter. Rating: 8.1

87. Citizen Kane -- Commentary track: Film critic Roger Ebert. Rating: 8.1

88. Time After Time -- Commentary track: Director Nicholas Meyer and actor Malcolm McDowell. Rating: 8.1

89. The Invisible Man -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.1

90. The Usual Suspects -- Commentary track: Director Bryan Singer and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie. Rating: 8.1

91. Pearl Harbor -- Commentary track: Director of photography John Schwartzman, costume designer Michael Kaplan, production designer Nigel Phelps, supervising art director Michael Lang, and composer Hans Zimmer. Rating: 8.1

92. The In-Laws -- Commentary track: Director Arthur Hiller, screenwriter Andrew Bergman, and actors Peter Falk and Alan Arkin. Rating: 8.1

93. True Romance -- Commentary track: Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino. Rating: 8.1

94. A History of Violence -- Commentary track: Director David Cronenberg. Rating: 8.1

95. Pleasantville -- Commentary track: Director Gary Ross. Rating: 8.1

96. Road to Perdition -- Commentary track: Director Sam Mendes. Rating: 8.1

97. Bad Boys -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.1

98. Thelma & Louise -- Commentary track: Actors Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis, and screenwriter Callie Khouri. Rating: 8.1

99. The Wolf Man -- Commentary track: Film historian Tom Weaver. Rating: 8.1

100. Panic Room -- Commentary track: Screenwriter David Koepp and special guest William Goldman. Rating: 8.0