Sunday, June 23

Top Ten Films

1976 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1976 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1976 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAll the President's Men"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.AmazonFamily PlotA phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.AmazonNetworkA television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.AmazonObsessionA wealthy New Orleans businessman becomes obsessed with a young woman who resembles his wife.AmazonRockyA small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion in a bout in which he strives to go the dis...
1977 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1977 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1977 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAnnie HallNeurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.AmazonClose Encounters of the Third KindRoy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.AmazonEquusA psychiatrist attempts to uncover a troubled stable boy's disturbing obsession with horses.AmazonHarlan County U.S.A.A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.AmazonJuliaAt the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.AmazonSaturday Night FeverAnxious about his future after high school, a 19-year-old Italian-American from Brooklyn tries to escape the harsh reality of his bleak ...
1978 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1978 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1978 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAn Unmarried WomanA wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of sixteen years leaves her for a younger woman.AmazonComes a HorsemanElla Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ...AmazonComing HomeA woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.AmazonDays of HeavenA hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.AmazonGirlfriendsA photographer and her girlfriend ...
1979 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1979 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1979 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerApocalypse NowA U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.AmazonBeing ThereA simpleminded, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.AmazonBreaking AwayA small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.AmazonKramer vs. KramerTed Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.AmazonManhattanThe life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complica...
1980 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1980 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1980 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerCoal Miner's DaughterBiographical story of the legendary country singer's rise from humble, poverty-stricken beginnings in Kentucky to worldwide superstardom and how she changed the sound and style of country music forever.AmazonMelvin and HowardThe story of hard-luck Melvin E. Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.AmazonMy BodyguardWhen a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard.AmazonOrdinary PeopleThe accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.AmazonRaging BullThe lif...
1981 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1981 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1981 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAtlantic CityIn a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.AmazonBreaker MorantThree Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.AmazonChariots of FireTwo British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.AmazonGallipoliTwo Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.AmazonHeartlandA widow with a young daughter travels to a ranch in Wyoming to manage the household of a r...
1982 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1982 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1982 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerAn Officer and a GentlemanA young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend.AmazonE.T. the Extra-TerrestrialA troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.AmazonGandhiMohandas K. Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.AmazonMissingWhen an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.AmazonMoonlightingA Polish contract...
1983 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1983 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1983 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerBetrayalPinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best ...AmazonCross CreekIn 1930's Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings moves to Florida's backwaters to write in peace. She feels bothered by affectionate men, editor and confused neighbors, but soon she connects and writes The Yearling, a classic of American literature.AmazonEducating RitaIn Liverpool , twenty-seven year-old hairdresser Rita decides to complete her basic education before having children as desired by her husband Denny. She joins a literature course in an ...AmazonLocal HeroAn American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire vil...
1984 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

1984 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1984 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films WinnerA Passage to IndiaCultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.AmazonA Soldier's StoryAn African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.AmazonBirdyAfter two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.AmazonCareful, He Might Hear YouHis mother dead, PS lives in Sydney with working-class Aunt Lila and Uncle George. When he's six or eight, his posh Aunt Vanessa descends from England. Named a co-guardian by PS's feckless,...AmazonCountryGilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be...
2019 Awards, All Movie Awards, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review, Top Ten Films

2019 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

2019 National Board of Review - Top Ten Films Winner1917April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.AmazonDolemite Is My NameEddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon.AmazonFord v FerrariAmerican car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.AmazonJojo RabbitA young boy in ...