Lists of All Kinds

Football Movies

The Freshman

The Galloping Ghost

Horse Feathers

Knute Rockne, All American

Harmon of Michigan

Crazy Legs

Paper Lion

Brian’s Song (made for TV)

The Longest Yard

Gus

Semi-Tough

Heaven Can Wait 

North Dallas Forty

All the Right Moves

The Bear

Lucas

The Best of Times 

Wildcats

Johnny Be Good

Everybody’s All-American

Necessary Roughness

The Last Boy Scout

School Ties

The Program

Rudy

Little Giants

Rise and Walk: The Dennis Byrd Story (made for television)

Jerry Maguire

Angels in the Endzone

The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (made for TV)

The Waterboy

Air Bud: Golden Receiver

Varsity Blues

Any Given Sunday

Fumbleheads

Remember the Titans

The Replacements

Full Ride

The Slaughter Rule

The Junction Boys 

Hometown Legend

The Second String

Radio

Friday Night Lights

The Longest Yard (Remake)

Two For the Money

Invincible

We Are Marshall 

Facing the Giants

Gridiron Gang

The Comebacks

The Game Plan

Leatherheads

The Express

 

Sources: www.imdb.com, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sports_film#American_football

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January 9, 2009 Posted by | Movies, Sports | Leave a comment

Acting – Best Female

1927/1928     Janet Gaynor – 7th Heaven – Diane

1928/1929     Mary Pickford – Coquette – Norma Besant

1929/1930     Norma Shearer – The Divorcee – Jerry

1930/1931     Marie Dressler – Min and Bill – Min

1931/1932     Helen Hayes – The Sin of Madeline Claudet

1932.1933     Katherine Hepburn – Morning Glory – Eva Lovelace

1934             Claudette Colbert – It Happened One Night – Ellie Andrews

1935             Bette Davis – Dangerous – Joyce Heath

1936             Luise Ranier – The Great Ziegfeld – Anna Held

1937             Luise Ranier – The Good Earth – O-Lan

1938             Bette Davis – Jezebel – Julie Morrison

1939             Vivien Leigh – Gone With the Wind – Scalette O’Hara

1940             Ginger Rogers – Kitty Foyle

1941             Joan Fontaine – Suspicion – Lina McLaidlaw

1942             Greer Garson – Mrs. Miniver – Kay Miniver

1943             Jennifer Jones – The Song of Bernadette – B Soubirous

1944             Ingrid Bergman –  Gaslight – Paula August

1945             Joan Crawford –  Mildred Pierce

1946             Olivia de Havilland – To Each His Own – Jody Norris

1947             Loretta Young –  The Farmer’s Daughter – Katrin Holstrom

1948             Jane Wyman – Johnny Belinda – Belinda McDonald

1949             Olivia de Havilland – The Heiress – Catherine Sloper

1950             Judy Holliday – Born Yesterday – Billie Dawn

1951             Vivien Leigh – Streetcar Named Desire – Blanche Du Bois

1952             Shirley Booth – Come Back, Little Sheba – Lola Delaney

1953             Audrey Hepburn – Roman Holiday – Princess Anne

1954             Grace Kelly – The Country Girl – Georgie Elgin

1955             Anna Magnani – The Rose Tatoo – Serafina Della Rose

1956             Ingrid Bergman – Anastasia – The Woman

1957             Joanne Woodward – The Three Faces of Eve – Eve White

1958             Susan Hayward – I Want to Live – Barbara Graham

1959             Simone Signoret – Room at the Top – Alice Aisgil

1960             Elizabeth Taylor – Butterfield 8 – Gloria Wandrous

1961             Sophia Loren – Two Women – Cesira

1962             Anne Bancroft – The Miracle Worker – Annie Sullivan

1963             Patricia Neal – Hud – Alma

1964             Julie Andrews – Mary Poppins

1965             Julie Christie –  Darling – Diana Scott

1966             Elizabeth Taylor – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolff – Martha

1967             Katherine Hepburn – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Christina Dayton

1968             Katherine Hepburn – The Lion in Winter – Queen Elizabeth of Acquitaine

                    Barbra Streisand – Funny Girl – Fanny Brice

1969             Maggie Smith – Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

1970             Glenda Jackson – Women in Love – Gunrun Brangwen

1971             Jane Fonda – Klute – Bree Daniel

1972             Liza Minnelli –  Cabaret – Sally Bowes

1973             Glenda Jackson – A Touch of Class – Vicki Allessio

1974             Ellen Burstyn – Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore – Alice Hyatt

1975             Louise Fletcher – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Nurse Ratched

1976             Faye Dunaway –  Network – Diana Christensen

1977             Diane Keaton – Annie Hall

1978             Jane Fonda – Coming Home – Sally Hyde

1979             Sally Field – Norma Rae

1980             Sissy Spacek – Coal Miner’s Daughter – Loretta Lynn

1981             Katherine Hepburn – On Golden Pond – Ethel Thayer

1982             Meryl Streep – Sophie’s Choice

1983             Shirley MacLaine – Terms of Endearment – Aurora Greenway

1984             Sally Field – Places in the Heart – Edna Sparling

1985             Geraldine Page – The Trip to Bountiful – Mrs. Watts

1986             Marlee Matlin – Children of a Lesser God – Sarah

1987             Cher – Moonstruck – Loretta Castorini

1988             Jodie Foster –  The Accused –  Sarah Tobias

1989             Jessica Tandy – Driving Miss Daisy – Daisy Werthan

1990             Kathy Bates – Misery – Annie Wilkes

1991             Jodie Foster – Silence of the Lambs – Clarice Starling

1992             Emma Thompson –  Howard’s End – Margaret Schlegel

1993             Holly Hunter – The Piano – Ada

1994             Jessica Lange – Blue Sky – Carly Marshall

1995             Susan Sarandon – Dead Man Walking – Sister Helen Prejean

1996             Frances McDormand – Fargo – Marge Gunderson

1997             Helen Hunt – As Good As It Gets – Carol Connelly

1998             Gwyneth Paltrow – Shakespeare in Love – Viola de Lesseps

1999             Hilary Swank – Boys Don’t Cry – Brandon Teena

2000             Julia Roberts – Erin Brockovich

2001             Halle Berry – Monster’s Ball – Leticia Musgrove

2002             Nicole Kidman – The Hours – Virginia Wolff

2003             Charlize Theron – Monster – Aileen Wuornos

2004             Hiliary Swank – Million Dollar Baby – Maggie Fitzgerald

2005             Reese Witherspoon – Walk the Line – June Carter

2006             Helen Mirren – The Queen

2007             Marion Cotillard – La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf

 

 

January 4, 2009 Posted by | Movies | Leave a comment

Acting – Best Male – 1927 to 2007

1927/1928   Emil Jannings-The Last Command-General Dologorucki

1928/1929   Warner Baxter-In Old Arizona-Cisco Kid

1929/1930   George Arliss-Disraeli-Benjamin Disraeli

1930/1931   Lionel Barrymore-A Free Soul-Stephen Ashe

1931/1932   Wallace Beery – The Champ – Champ

                    Frederic March-Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

1932.1933   Charles Laughton-Private Life of Henry VIII

1934            Clark Gable-It Happened One Night-Peter Warne

1935            Victor McLagen-The Informer-Gypo Nolan

1936            Paul Muni-The Story of Louis Pasteur

1937            Spencer Tracy-Captains Courageous-Manuel

1938            Spencer Tracy- Boys Town-Father Flanagan

1939            Robert Donat-Goodbye Mr. Chips-Arthur Chipping

1940            James Stewart-The Philadelphia Story-Mike Connor

1941            Gary Cooper-Sergeant York-Alvin York

1942            James Cagney-Yankee Doodle Dandy-George M. Cohan

1943            Paul Lukas-Watch on the Rhine-Kurt Muller

1944            Bing Crosby-Going My Way-Father O’Malley

1945            Ray Milland-The Lost Weekend-Don Birnam

1946            Frederic March-The Best Years of Our Lives-Al Stephenson

1947            Ronald Colman-A Double Life-Anthony John

1948            Laurence Olivier-Hamlet

1949            Broderick Crawford-All the King’s Men-Willie Stark

1950            Josè Ferrer-Cyrano de Bergerac

1951            Humphrey Bogart-The African Queen-Charlie Allnut

1952            Gary Cooper-High Noon-Will Kane

1953            William Holden-Stalag 17-Sefton

1954            Marlon Brando-On the Waterfront-Terry Malloy

1955            Ernest Borgnine-Marty-Marty Pilletti

1956            Yul Brynner-The King and I

1957            Alec Guiness-The Bridge On the River Kwai-Colonel Nicholson

1958            David Niven-Separate Tables-Major Pollock

1959            Charlton Heston-Ben Hur-Judah Ben Hur

1960            Burt Lancaster-Elmer Gantry

1961            Maximillian Schell-Judgement at Nuremburg-Hans Rolfe

1962            Gregory Peck-To Kill a Mockingbird-Atticus Finch

1963            Sidney Poitier-Lillies of the Field-Homer Smith

1964            Rex Harrison-My Fair Lady-Henry Higgins

1965            Lee Marvin-Cat Ballou-Kid Sheleen/Tim Straw

1966            Paul Scofield-Man for All Seasons-Sir Thomas More

1967            Rod Steiger-In the Heat of the Night-Police Chief Bill Gillespie

1968            Cliff Robertson-Charly-Charly Gordon

1969            John Wayne-True Grit-Rooster Cogburn

1970            George C. Scott-Patton

1971            Gene Hackman-French Connection-Jimmy Popeye Doyle

1972            Marlon Brando-Godfather-Don Vito Corleone

1973            Jack Lemon-Save the Tiger-Harry Stoner

1974            Art Carney-Harry and Tonto-Harry

1975            Jack Nicholson-One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest-Randall Patrick McMurphy

1976            Peter Finch-Network-Howard Beale

1977            Richard Dreyfuss-Goodbye Girl-Elliot Garfield

1978            Jon Voight-Coming Home-Luke Martin

1979            Dustin Hoffman-Kramer vs. Kramer-Ted Kramer

1980            Robert De Niro-Raging Bull-Jake LaMotta

1981            Henry Fonda-On Golden Pond-Norman Thayer

1982            Ben Kingsley-Gandhi

1983            Robert Duvall-Tender Mercies-Mac Sledge

1984            F. Murray Abraham-Amadeus-Antoniio Salieri

1985            William Hurt-Kiss of the Spider Woman-Luis Molina

1986            Paul Newman-Color of Money-Eddie Felson

1987            Michael Douglas-Wall Street-Gordon Gekko

1988            Dustin Hoffman-Rain Main-Raymond Babbit

1989            Daniel Day Lewis-My Left Foot-Christy Brown

1990            Jeremy Irons-Reversal of Fortune-Claus von Bulow

1991            Anthony Hopkins-Silence of the Lambs-Dr. Hannibal Lecter

1992            Al Pacino-Scent of a Woman-Lt. Col. Frank Slade

1993            Tom Hanks-Philadelphia-Andrew Becker

1994            Tom Hanks-Forrest Gump

1995            Nicholas Cage-Leaving Las Vegas-Ben Sanderson

1996            Geoffrey Rush-Shine-David Helf Gott

1997            Jack Nicholson-As Good As It Gets-Melvin Udall

1998            Roberto Benigni-Life Is Beautiful-Claudio

1999            Kevin Spacey-American Beauty-Lester Burnham

2000            Russell Crowe-Gladiator-Maximus Decimus Meridus

2001            Denzel Washington-Training Day-Alonzo

2002            Adrien Brody-The Pianist-Wladyshaw Szpilman

2003            Sean Penn-Mystic River-Jimmy Markum

2004            Jamie Foxx-Ray Charles

2005            Philip Seymour Hoffman-Capote

2006            Forest Whitaker-The Last King of Scotland-Idi Amin

2007            Daniel Day Lewis-There Will Be Blood- Daniel Plainview

January 4, 2009 Posted by | Movies | Leave a comment

Best Movies – 1927 to 2013

1927/1928   Wings

1928/1929   The Broadway Melody

1929/1930   All Quiet on the Western Front

1930/1931   Cimmaron

1931/1932   Grand Hotel

1932.1933   Cavalcade

1934           It Happened One Night

1935           Mutiny on the Bounty

1936           The Great Ziegfeld

1937           The Life of Emile Zola

1938           You Can’t Take It With You

1939           Gone With the Wind

1940           Rebecca

1941           How Green Was My Valley

1942           Mrs. Miniver

1943           Casablanca

1944           Going My Way

1945           The Lost Weekend

1946           The Best Years of Our Lives

1947           Gentlemen’s Agreement

1948           Hamlet

1949           All the King’s Men

1950           All About Eve

1951           An American in Paris

1952           The Greatest Show on Earth

1953           From Here to Eternity

1954           On the Waterfront

1955           Marty

1956           Around the World in 80 Days

1957           The Bridge on the River Kwai

1958           Gigi

1959           Ben Hur

1960           The Apartment

1961           West Side Story

1962           Lawrence of Arabia

1963           Tom Jones

1964           My Fair Lady

1965           The Sound of Music

1966           A Man for All Seasons

1967           In the Heat of the Night

1968           Oliver

1969           Midnight Cowboy

1970           Patton

1971           The French Connection

1972           The Godfather

1973           The Sting

1974           The Godfather Part 2

1975           One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

1976           Rocky

1977           Annie Hall

1978           The Deer Hunter

1979           Kramer vs. Kramer

1980           Ordinary People

1981           Chariots of Fire

1982           Gandhi

1983           Terms of Endearment

1984           Amadeus

1985           Out of Africa

1986           Platoon

1987           The Last Emperor

1988           Rain Man

1989           Driving Miss Daisy

1990           Dances with Wolves

1991           The Silence of the Lambs

1992           Unforgiven

1993           Schindler’s List

1994           Forrest Gump

1995           Braveheart

1996           The English Patient

1997           Titanic

1998           Shakespeare in Love

1999           American Beauty

2000           Gladiator

2001           A Beautiful Mind

2002           Chicago

2003           The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2004           Million Dollar Baby

2005           Crash

2006           The Departed

2007           No Country for Old Men

2008           Slumdog Millionaire

2009           The Hurt Locker

2010           The King’s Speech

2011           The Artist

2012           Argo

2013           12 Years A Slave

2014

January 3, 2009 Posted by | Movies | Leave a comment

Don’t Bother Movies

Get Smart

December 18, 2008 Posted by | Movies | Leave a comment

Must See

Burn After Reading (Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, George Clooney, Francis McDormand)

Taken (Liam Neeson)

 

December 18, 2008 Posted by | Movies | Leave a comment