the fall film challenge: my list


one. about adolescence. the outsiders.

two. about a character’s rebirth or rite of passage. a guide to recognizing your saints.
three. about a comic book character. deadpool.
four. shot or set in washington, d.c. jason bourne.
five. set in an academic environment. clueless.
six. about failure. take this waltz.
seven. about a man vs. god or gods. the trojan women.
eight. about a man vs. himself. the big chill.
nine. about an invention or an ingenuous individual. flash of genius.
ten. set in a jail or prison. american history x.
eleven. about a dog. red dog.
twelve. about loss. truly madly deeply.
thirteen. about man vs. man. unbroken.
fourteen. about man vs. nature. deepwater horizon.
fifteen. one that has a monster or monstrous individual. the hobbit: the desolation of smaug.
sixteen. shot or set in pennsylvania. flashdance.
seventeen. about a character’s quest of some kind. the hobbit: battle of the five armies.
eighteen. about a character who goes from rags to riches. joy.
nineteen. about a man. vs. society. allied.
twenty. originally released in the thirties. mr. deeds goes to town.
twenty-one. about undesirable individuals or elements. ghostbusters.
twenty-two. about a voyage and return. the martian.
twenty-three. about wizards or witchcraft. fantastic beasts and where to find them.
twenty-four. originally released in the sixties. tom jones.
twenty-five. about a yearning or obsession. hugo.

wanna play along? details are here.
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5 comments

  1. I've seen movies you haven't seen?! I can't believe it. Only 1, 4, 5, and 15 but still. Finalizing my list right now! I'm copying you and going with The Martian too.

  2. 1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    2. You Only Live Twice
    3. Batman
    4. All the President's Men
    5. Stand and Deliver
    6. Eight Men Out
    7. Dallas Buyers Club
    8. The Lost Weekend
    9. Surviving Picasso
    10. Shawshank Redemption
    11. Wizard of Oz
    12. Memento
    13. Rocky III
    14. Into the Wild
    15. Bram Stoker's Dracula
    16. At Close Range
    17. Apocalypse Now
    18. Ray
    19. Lenny
    20. The Informer
    21. Reservoir Dogs
    22. Star Wars
    23. Practical Magic
    24. Bonnie and Clyde
    25. Center of the World

    I win. 🙂

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