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1. Born to Kill -- Commentary track: Film noir scholar Eddie Muller and director Robert Wise. Rating: 9.2

2. I Wake Up Screaming -- Commentary track: Film noir scholar Eddie Muller, author of "Dark City". Rating: 9.2

3. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre -- Commentary track: Eric Lax, co-author of "Bogart". Rating: 9.1

4. Fallen Angel -- Commentary track: Film noir scholar Eddie Muller, author of "Dark City". Rating: 9.0

5. House on Telegraph Hill -- Commentary track: Film noir scholar Eddie Muller, author of "Dark City". Rating: 8.8

6. Murder, My Sweet -- Commentary track: Author Alain Silver (find his books). Rating: 8.6

7. The Last Waltz -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese and Robbie Robertson. Rating: 8.5

8. Apocalypse Now -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.5

9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo -- Commentary track: Director David Fincher. Rating: 8.5

10. Casablanca -- Commentary track: Film critic Roger Ebert. Rating: 8.5

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

12. Dog Day Afternoon -- Commentary track: Director Sidney Lumet. Rating: 8.5

13. The Thing -- Commentary track: Director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell. Rating: 8.5

14. Pleasantville -- Commentary track: Director Gary Ross. Rating: 8.4

15. Gone With the Wind -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.4

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

17. Basic Instinct -- Commentary track: Director Paul Verhoeven and director of photography Jan de Bont. Rating: 8.4

18. Transformers -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.4

19. The French Connection -- Commentary track: Director William Friedkin. Rating: 8.4

20. The Sopranos: The Complete First Season -- Commentary track: "The Sopranos (Pilot)" -- Creator David Chase and actor/director Peter Bogdanovich. Rating: 8.4

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

22. 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: 8.4

23. The Wolf Man -- Commentary track: Film historian Tom Weaver. Rating: 8.4

24. UHF -- Commentary track: Director Jay Levy, actor/co-writer "Weird Al" Yankovic, and actors Michael Richards, Emo Phillips, and Victoria Jackson. Rating: 8.4

25. The Haunting -- Commentary track: Director Robert Wise, screenwriter Nelson Gidding, and actors Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, and Russ Tamblyn. Rating: 8.4

26. Manhunter -- Commentary track: Director Michael Mann. Rating: 8.4

27. The House on 92nd Street -- Commentary track: Film noir historian Eddie Muller, author of Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir. Rating: 8.4

28. The Island -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.4

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

30. World Trade Center -- Commentary track: Real-life survivor Will Jimeno and real-life rescuers Scott Strauss, John Busching and Paddy McGee. Rating: 8.4

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

32. The Shining -- Commentary track: Authors Garrett Brown and John Baxter. Rating: 8.4

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

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

35. Lolita -- Commentary track: Director Adrian Lyne. Rating: 8.4

36. Monty Python's Life of Brian -- Commentary track: Director Terry Jones, and actors Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle. Rating: 8.4

37. This Is Spinal Tap (MGM) -- Commentary track: Spinal Tap: Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer), David St. Hubbins (Michael McKean), and Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest). Rating: 8.4

38. Alien -- Commentary track: Director Ridley Scott. Rating: 8.4

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

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

41. 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: 8.4

42. Raging Bull -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese and editor Thelma Schoonmaker. Rating: 8.3

43. The Godfather: Part II -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.3

44. Peter Pan -- Commentary track: Producer Walt Disney (from archival recordings), host/producer's nephew Roy E. Disney, animators Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Marc Davis, and Ward Kimball, film historians Leonard Maltin, John Canemaker, and Jeff Kurtti, Margaret Kerry, model for Tinkerbell, and Kathryn Beaumont, voice actor/model for Wendy . Rating: 8.3

45. Armageddon -- Commentary track: Astronaut Joe Allen, asteroid consultant Ivan Bekley, and director of photography John Schwartzman. Rating: 8.3

46. The Exorcist -- Commentary track: Director William Friedkin. Rating: 8.3

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

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

49. White Heat -- Commentary track: Film historian Dr. Drew Casper. Rating: 8.3

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

51. Full Metal Jacket -- Commentary track: Actors Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey and Jay Cocks. Rating: 8.3

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

53. The Limey -- Commentary track: Director Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Lem Dobbs. Rating: 8.3

54. 12 Monkeys -- Commentary track: Director Terry Gilliam and producer Chuck Roven. Rating: 8.3

55. The Aviator -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese, editor Thelma Schoonmaker, and producer Michael Mann. Rating: 8.3

56. Halloween -- Commentary track: Writer/director Rob Zombie. Rating: 8.3

57. Taxi Driver (Laserdisc) -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader. Rating: 8.3

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

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

60. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest -- Commentary track: Director Milos Forman, and producers Michael Douglas and Saul Zaentz. Rating: 8.3

61. Zoolander -- Commentary track: Actor/director/producer/writer Ben Stiller and writers Drake Sather and John Hamburg. Rating: 8.3

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

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

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

65. The Fisher King -- Commentary track: Director Terry Gilliam. Rating: 8.3

66. 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

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

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

69. Sunset Boulevard -- Commentary track: Ed Sikov, author of "On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder". Rating: 8.3

70. Bad Boys -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.3

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

72. 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: 8.2

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

74. The Rock -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay, actors Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris, technical advisor Harry Humphries, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Rating: 8.2

75. 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

76. Almost Famous -- Commentary track: Writer/director Cameron Crowe and his mom, Alice Crowe. Rating: 8.2

77. Contact -- Commentary track: Actor Jodie Foster. Rating: 8.2

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

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

80. Bridget Jones's Diary -- Commentary track: Director Sharon Maguire. Rating: 8.2

81. Ghostbusters -- Commentary track: Director Ivan Reitman, writer/actor Harold Ramis, and associate producer Joe Medjuck ("visual" commentary with silhouettes). Rating: 8.2

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

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

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

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

86. The Conversation -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.2

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

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

89. Pearl Harbor -- Commentary track: Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and actors Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, and Alec Baldwin. Rating: 8.2

90. Swordfish -- Commentary track: Director Dominic Sena. Rating: 8.2

91. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang -- Commentary track: Director Shane Black, and actors Val Kilmer and Robert Downey Jr.. Rating: 8.2

92. Ocean's Eleven -- Commentary track: Director Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Ted Griffin. Rating: 8.2

93. Citizen Kane -- Commentary track: Film critic Roger Ebert. Rating: 8.2

94. Forrest Gump -- Commentary track: Director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter. Rating: 8.2

95. Contact -- Commentary track: Director Robert Zemeckis and producer Steve Starkey. Rating: 8.2

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

97. Armageddon -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and actors Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. Rating: 8.1

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

99. El Mariachi -- Commentary track: Director Robert Rodriguez. Rating: 8.1

100. The Lion King -- Commentary track: Directors Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, and producer Don Hahn. Rating: 8.1