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100 books, 100 movies, cut for your pleasure.


100 Books. Bold the Ones You’ve Read.

1984, George Orwell
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
Animal Farm, George Orwell
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
Anne Of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
The BFG, Roald Dahl (AHHHH!!! the bfg!!:D:D)
Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
Bleak House, Charles Dickens
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
Bridget Jones's Diary, Helen Fielding
Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
Catch 22, Joseph Heller
The Catcher In The Rye, JD Salinger
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
The Clan Of The Cave Bear, Jean M Auel
Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett
The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
Crime And Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson
Dune, Frank Herbert
Emma, Jane Austen
Far From The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
Girls In Love, Jacqueline Wilson
The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
The Godfather, Mario Puzo
Gone With The Wind, Margaret Mitchell
Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake
The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck
Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald
Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett
Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, JK Rowling
Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone, JK Rowling
Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling
His Dark Materials trilogy, Philip Pullman
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Douglas Adams
The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien
Holes, Louis Sachar
I Capture The Castle, Dodie Smith
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer
Katherine, Anya Seton
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, CS Lewis
Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
Lord Of The Flies, William Golding
The Lord Of The Rings, JRR Tolkien
Love In The Time Of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blighton
Magician, Raymond E Feist
The Magus, John Fowles
Matilda, Roald Dahl
Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden
Middlemarch, George Eliot
Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie
Mort, Terry Pratchett
Night Watch, Terry Pratchett
Noughts And Crosses, Malorie Blackman
Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck
On The Road, Jack Kerouac
One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Perfume, Patrick Suskind
Persuasion, Jane Austen
The Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett
A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving
Pride And Prejudice, Jane Austen
The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot
The Ragged Trousered Philantrhopists, Robert Tressell
Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Secret History, Donna Tartt
The Shell Seekers, Rosamunde Pilcher
The Stand, Stephen King
The Story Of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson
A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome
A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
Tess Of The D'urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough
To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
The Twits, Roald Dahl (DIG)
Ulysses, James Joyce
Vicky Angel, Jacqueline Wilson
War And Peace, Leo Tolstoy
Watership Down, Richard Adams
The Wind In The Willows, Kenneth Grahame
Winnie-the-Pooh, AA Milne
The Woman In White, Wilkie Collins
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

100 Movies. Bold the Ones That You’ve Seen

Godfather, The (1972)
Shawshank Redemption, The (1994)
Godfather: Part II, The (1974)
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001)
Schindler's List (1993)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Casablanca (1942)
Seven Samurai (1954)
Star Wars (1977)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Memento (2000)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Rear Window (1954)
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Usual Suspects, The (1995)
Amelie (2001)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
North by Northwest (1959)
Psycho (1960)
Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)
Angry Men (1957)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946) but ironically, never at Christmas
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Goodfellas (1990)
American Beauty (1999)
Vertigo (1958)
Pianist, The (2002)
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Matrix, The (1999)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Third Man, The (1949)
Paths of Glory (1957)
Fight Club (1999)
Boot, Das (1981)
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Double Indemnity (1944)
Chinatown (1974)
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Maltese Falcon, The (1941)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957)
Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
All About Eve (1950)
M (1931)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Raging Bull (1980)
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Se7en (1995)
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000)
Wizard of Oz, The (1939)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Vita e bella, La (1997)
American History X (1998)
Sting, The (1973)
Touch of Evil (1958)
Manchurian Candidate, The (1962)
Alien (1979)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Rashemon (1950)
Leon (1994)
Annie Hall (1977)
Great Escape, The (1963)
Clockwork Orange, A (1971)
Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Sixth Sense, The (1999)
Jaws (1975)
Amadeus (1984)
On the Waterfront (1954)
Ran (1985)
Braveheart (1995)
High Noon (1952)
Fargo (1996)
Blade Runner (1982)
Apartment, The (1960)
Aliens (1986)
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Modern Times (1936)
Shining, The (1980)
Donnie Darko (2001)
Duck Soup (1933)
Princess Bride, The (1987)
Run Lola Run (1998)
City Lights (1931)
General, The (1927)
Metropolis (1927)
Searchers, The (1956)
Full Metal Jacket
Notorious (1946)
Manhattan (1979)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Graduate, The (1967)


i LOVE to read. ironic that i have read almost nothing on the list. apparantly, i've been reading all the wrong books ;)

as for the movies, although i was shocked at how many i DID see, there are still a ton i feel behind on. and NO, i have not seen any of the Godfather movies, nor Goodfellas. NO, i haven't seen, nor read, any harry potter (or harry potty, as i originally accidentally typed!). i must be one of THEE last people on the PLANET that has done neither. and NO, i have not seen the first to Alien movies all the way through. and i have also NOT viewed A Clockwork Orange, One Flew Over the Cookoo's Nest, nor Apocolypse Now, 2001: a space odyssy, or American History X. Would i like to SEE these movies? yes.

someday :)

Comments

lilredfireball
Jun. 29th, 2003 09:23 pm (UTC)
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Sense and Sensibility was going to be my next one! I'll have to send the hubby over to Powells to find it for me...;-)
bookwitch
Jun. 30th, 2003 08:44 am (UTC)
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The only Austen I didn't like was Emma. And for that one, I was never able to like the main character.
lilredfireball
Jun. 30th, 2003 04:22 pm (UTC)
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That was kind of the weird thing about Wuthering Heights for me....Catherine was a bitch (both of them) and Heathcliff was an ogre. But somehow I still liked the book....
bookwitch
Jun. 30th, 2003 09:14 pm (UTC)
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I never read Wuthering Heights. Need to read that one day.

Emma was a nosy busybody.
lilredfireball
Jun. 30th, 2003 09:20 pm (UTC)
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Maybe I will like her then...a kindred spirit....LOL

I REALLY liked Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre. I didn't think I would because I usually like the mysteries or the Stephen King/ Dean Koontz kind of thing.
bookwitch
Jun. 30th, 2003 09:31 pm (UTC)
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I loved Jane Eyre. Wuthering is definitely on my list. (and much like you, I was surprised when I liked it).

On a nonclassic note, try Jodi Picoult. Some of her stuff is rather a downer, but they are fast reads and very interesting.
lilredfireball
Jun. 30th, 2003 09:37 pm (UTC)
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What type of books does she write? I usually stay as far away from the downers as possible...or else I end up having to increase my medication....;-)
bookwitch
Jun. 30th, 2003 09:39 pm (UTC)
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Well, The Pact was about a double suicide in which one of the attemptees survived. You spend the rest of the book with police/courts figuring out what actually happened.
lilredfireball
Jun. 30th, 2003 09:42 pm (UTC)
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Errr.....Ummmmm.....sounds like a real cheerful one...;-)
aubkabob
Jul. 3rd, 2003 01:54 pm (UTC)
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i'm so dying to go to powells, i went once, when i was like 16 or 17!! once i get ajob and have a paycheck or two or three to catch up, i am SO going there!!
lilredfireball
Jul. 3rd, 2003 01:58 pm (UTC)
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I hate bookstores....I don't know why. I guess it's because I'm a go-in-and-grab-it kind of girl and not a browser. I can't stand Powells because there's no way you can just go in and grab a book. And I always get lost. But Spartacus(my favorite adult shop!) is right across the street...;-)
aubkabob
Jul. 5th, 2003 03:41 pm (UTC)
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when it comes to almost ANY place, i'm a g-in-and-grab-it kinda gal, EXCEPT used music stores (i steer away from the new ones) and book stores. ESPECIALLY used book stores!

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