A Life in Film

BJ Smith BJ Smith’s all-time stats

1,789 Films

3,282 Hours

1,100 Directors

54 Countries

By release year

1888 2022
1888 2022

Highest rated decades

1950s
Nights of Cabiria
La Strada
Witness for the Prosecution
Rio Bravo
Sunset Boulevard
Singin' in the Rain
Seven Samurai
Rififi
The Killing
Night and Fog
The Night of the Hunter
Rashomon
12 Angry Men
Paths of Glory
The Narrow Margin
Wagon Master
Night and the City
The Cranes Are Flying
Ace in the Hole
Some Like It Hot
1940s
Citizen Kane
Double Indemnity
The Heiress
Black Narcissus
Bicycle Thieves
The Shop Around the Corner
Meet Me in St. Louis
It's a Wonderful Life
The Lady Eve
Brute Force
Leave Her to Heaven
Brief Encounter
Let There Be Light
My Darling Clementine
His Girl Friday
To Be or Not to Be
Red River
The Great Dictator
A Matter of Life and Death
Detour
1960s
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Apartment
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
The Young Girls of Rochefort
The Train
Cool Hand Luke
Ivan's Childhood
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
High and Low
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
For a Few Dollars More
The Sword of Doom
Charade
Psycho
A Pistol for Ringo
Yojimbo
The Virgin Spring
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Harakiri
Le Samouraï

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
698 films
Comedy
505 films
Action
484 films
Thriller
480 films
Crime
325 films
Adventure
279 films
Horror
278 films
Sci Fi
240 films
Romance
219 films
Documentary
190 films
USA
1,495 films
UK
230 films
France
106 films
Germany
103 films
Canada
82 films
Japan
74 films
Italy
41 films
Australia
31 films
New Zealand
22 films
China
20 films
English
1,649 films
French
163 films
Spanish
155 films
German
96 films
Japanese
94 films
Italian
91 films
Russian
63 films
Chinese
41 films
Latin
29 films
Cantonese
25 films

List progress

Collections

  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anchorman Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Bad Boys
  • Bad Boys II
  • Bad Boys for Life

Bad Boys Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Before Sunrise
  • Before Sunset
  • Before Midnight

Before... Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • God's Not Dead
  • God's Not Dead 2
  • God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

God's Not Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Day of the Dead

Living Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • The Purge
  • The Purge: Anarchy
  • The Purge: Election Year

The Purge Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
  • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai Trilogy 2 of 3 watched

  • Scream
  • Scream 2
  • Scream 3

Scream Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Toy Story
  • Toy Story 2
  • Toy Story 3

Toy Story Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • The Transporter
  • Transporter 2
  • Transporter 3

The Transporter Collection 3 of 4 watched

Most watched

Avengers: Endgame

3 times

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

3 times

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

3 times

Jurassic World

3 times

The Thing

twice

The Suicide Squad

twice

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

twice

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

twice

Battle Royale

twice

Elizabethtown

twice

The Matrix

twice

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

twice

Meet Me in St. Louis

twice

Broadcast News

twice

Good Time

twice

Spider-Man: Far From Home

twice

Revenge

twice

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

twice

Rated higher than average Patron

God's Not Dead

★★★½ vs 1.31

Elizabethtown

★★★★★ vs 2.83

Halloween Kills

★★★★½ vs 2.59

The Passion of the Christ

★★★★★ vs 3.20

Adventureland

★★★★★ vs 3.26

Get Him to the Greek

★★★★½ vs 2.76

Chasing Amy

★★★★★ vs 3.29

God's Not Dead 2

★★★ vs 1.33

Garden State

★★★★★ vs 3.36

Love Actually

★★★★★ vs 3.42

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

★★★★★ vs 3.50

Funny People

★★★★½ vs 3.02

Rated lower than average Patron

Funny Games

vs 3.88

Cube

½ vs 3.22

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

★½ vs 3.91

Guns Akimbo

½ vs 2.80

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

★½ vs 3.75

Space Jam

vs 3.18

Hell Fest

½ vs 2.61

Scooby-Doo

vs 3.05

The Strangers

vs 3.02

Border

★½ vs 3.51

House

★★ vs 4.00

Mikey and Nicky

★★ vs 4.00

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