Empire's Top films of the past 30 years

Keawyeds

Striker
Empire 30: Vote For Your Favourite Films Of The Last 30 Years

Pick your favourite film for each year. By all means put them in here too so we can all belittle your choices or praise you for being a film aficionado.

Don't feel like you have to put them all in but if you can nail down one per year you've don well.
So far I'm on...

1989 - Batman
1990 - Home Alone
1991 - The Silence of the Lambs
1992 - Batman Returns
1993 - Jurassic Park
1994 - The Lion King (tough year to pick from)
1995 - Seven (tough year to pick from)
1996 - Scream (tough year to pick from) - Purely for Wes Craven creating the "Teen Slasher" genre
1997 - LA Confidential - I couldn't vote for Titanic
1998 - Saving Private Ryan
1999 - The Matrix - Still an incredible film. I refuse to believe there are sequels.
2000 - Gladiator - Predictable shout, but still a great film.
2001 - The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2002 - 28 Days Later
2003 - Monster - It would be easy to pick Kill Bill Pt 1
2004 - SAW - I wouldn't usually pick a horror film, but the twist in SAW was very well done. It's just a shame they've ruined it by doing a ton more
2005 - Batman Begins
2006 - V for Vendetta (UK release 2006)
2007 - Stardust - Neil Gaiman does quality work. I thought No Country for Old Men was good, but I enjoyed that more.
2008 - The Dark Knight
2009 - Zombieland
2010 - The King's Speech
2011 - Captain America: The First Avenger
2012 - The Avengers
2013 - 12 Years A Slave (tough year to pick from)
2014 - The LEGO Movie (really tough year to pick from) - I make absolutely no apologies for this.
2015 - The Hateful Eight
2016 - Deadpool
2017 - Thor Ragnarok
2018 - Avengers: Infinity War
2019 - Joker - I have a good feeling about it. Not easy to pick as it's only July but there's my shouts!
 

Lexingtongue

Striker
I and millions of others enjoy them. They're very well executed. They have depth and are far more than "whizz-bang", thank you John Humphreys.



That... is why you fail
It is like doing an 80s list and only using Arnie and Sly films. When you always have to rely on time travel to dig yourself out of a hole, well, I would argue they aren't that well-executed or deep...

A sad indictment if the ops taste in films :lol:
Well, I was trying to be polite... ;)
 
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Mickdundee

Central Defender
I think I’ve seen 2 films at the cinema that haven’t been aimed at kids in the last5 years so I’m not taking part.
 

I Stand Alone

Midfield
1989 - Do The Right Thing
1990 - Goodfellas
1991 - Terminator 2
1992 - Reservoir Dogs
1993 - Naked
1994 - Pulp Fiction
1995 - Heat
1996 - When We Were Kings
1997 - Boogie Nights
1998 - I Stand Alone
1999 - Magnolia
2000 - American Psycho
2001 - Mulholland Drive
2002 - Adaptation
2003 - Oldboy
2004 - Dead Man's Shoes
2005 - Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
2006 - Before The Devil Knows Your Dead
2007 - There Will Be Blood
2008 - In Bruges
2009 - A Serious Man
2010 -
2011 - Drive
2012 - The Master
2013 - The World's End
2014 - Cold In July
2015 - Green Room
2016 - Hell Or High Water
2017 - Three Billboards
2018 - You Were Never Really Here
2019 - Us
 
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Keawyeds

Striker
Indeed, I’m guessing the op still has Spider-Man pyjamas:lol:
Forest Gump is a great film, no question.
I remember going to see The Lion King at Darlington when I was 8 (I think) and thought it was amazing. It's a stunning theatre show too.

Again it's only my opinion. I see none of you fuckers have had the balls to put your picks up yet.

EDIT: Thank you @I Stand Alone for taking part!
 

Boz33

Winger
Forest Gump is a great film, no question.
I remember going to see The Lion King at Darlington when I was 8 (I think) and thought it was amazing. It's a stunning theatre show too.

Again it's only my opinion. I see none of you fuckers have had the balls to put your picks up yet.

EDIT: Thank you @I Stand Alone for taking part!
Probably because no one can really be arsed as the cricket is on the radio.
I’ll guess the last 30 years won’t have any superhero films in my list if that’s any help to ya
 

Keawyeds

Striker
Or he just a sad act with shit T shirts.
I'm perfectly happy thanks. It seems you're quite a miserable fucker though. Always happy to chime in with something derogatory but contributes nothing useful or positive yourself.
You're basically a drain with a keyboard.

Now stop being a grump and pick your films :lol:
 
I'm perfectly happy thanks. It seems you're quite a miserable fucker though. Always happy to chime in with something derogatory but contributes nothing useful or positive yourself.
You're basically a drain with a keyboard.

Now stop being a grump and pick your films :lol:
I'm sorry my posting extends beyond denouncing the Fail and regurgitating whatever tripe comes up on your twitter feed on here.
 

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