Films of the 1950s: Final 100

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Films of the 1950s: Final 100

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It's time for the FINAL!

Please rank the movies you've seen in the final top 100 and submit your list by email to me (removed). Please don't send your list here in the forum.

You can find the movies here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/55jc6t6j70g8u ... .xlsx?dl=1

Please send your copy of the same excel sheet back.

The deadline is October 31st
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And for those that don't feel like downloading the excel file until later, here's the 100 films:

12 Angry Men
5 Fingers
A Man Escaped
A Star is Born
A Streetcar Named Desire
Ace in the Hole
All About Eve
All That Heaven Allows
Anatomy of a Murder
Aparajito
Ashes and Diamonds
Big Deal on Madonna Street
Bigger Than Life
Bob le Flambeur
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Dial M for Murder
Diary of a Country Priest
Early Summer
East of Eden
Elevator to the Gallows
From Here to Eternity
Gun Crazy
Hands Off the Loot
Harvey
Hidden Fortress
High Noon
Hiroshima mon amour
I Confess
I vitelloni
Ikiru
Imitation of Life
In a Lonely Place
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Johnny Guitar
Kiss Me Deadly
La strada
Les diaboliques
Life of Oharu
Limelight
Los Olvidados
Miracle in Milan
Mon Oncle
Mr. Hulot's Holiday
Night and Fog
North by Northwest
On the Waterfront
Ordet
Orpheus
Othello
Pather Panchali
Paths of Glory
Pickpocket
Rashomon
Rear Window
Rebel Without a Cause
Rio Bravo
Roman Holiday
Sansho the Bailiff
Seven Samurai
Singin' in the Rain
Some Came Running
Some Like It Hot
Stalag 17
Strangers on a Train
Sunset Boulevard
Sweet Smell of Success
The 400 Blows
The African Queen
The Asphalt Jungle
The Bad and the Beautiful
The Big Heat
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Cranes are Flying
The Day the Earth Stood Still
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
The Incredible Shrinking Man
The Killing
The Man Who Knew Too Much
The Music Room
The Night of the Hunter
The Quiet Man
The River
The Searchers
The Seven Year Itch
The Seventh Seal
The Thing From Another World
The Wages of Fear
The Wrong Man
Throne of Blood
Tokyo Story
Touch of Evil
Ugetsu
Umberto D.
Vertigo
Voyage to Italy
Wild Strawberries
Winchester '73
Witness for the Prosecution
Written on the Wind
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Now to spend the next month watching as many of the final 24 films I still need to see. I'm happy to have reached 76, I was at only 55 or so about a month ago.
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Sorry I didn't get back to anybody sooner about whether I was going to host the final poll. Have been swamped with college work lately. Should have more free time during my fall break in a few weeks. Thanks for doing this BleuPanda!
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It sometimes takes some time to understand which films are meant by all these strictly English titles.

Looking forward to fill in the master list though!
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^Sorry about that.

Also, while I'm happy to do this, I'll need someone to explain how the formula works.
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BleuPanda wrote:^Sorry about that.
No need to apologise for that, quite understandable. :) Besides, some titles are actually written in their original language. Just had to think for a bit with 'A Man Escaped'. Probably because the original French title is much longer.
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First submission received, still need info on how to combine the lists.
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I've seen about 55. Need to figure out any must-sees. I have a Chaplin collection with Limelight so might as well watch that.

Let's see, highest TSPDT rated films I haven't seen:
250 In A Lonely Place
303 All That Heaven Allows
334 Kiss Me Deadly
361 A Star Is Born

Also I seem to have checked off Imitation of Life in iCheckMovies but can't remember a single thing about it. Might want to rewatch.
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One week in, and only Gillingham has submitted. I hope that's a sign of everyone perfectly refining their lists and checking out more films as opposed to me not receiving e-mails.
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Two weeks in, Gillingham and bonnielaurel are the only two to submit so far. My own list is now at 84. Between the three of us only one film hasn't received a vote. Also, I still need the formula for combining results.
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I'll submit my list and some instructions about formula this weekend (I've seen 81 movies so far). The score of the movie seen by one person is calculated 2100/(20+rank) and not seen movies get the same score than movie in the middle of the voters list. I'll explain better in the email.
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Received Michel's, so now I have three + my own list.
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Strange that they are coming in this slowly.
Of course some of the lists will come in at the last moment, but I still miss quite some regulars of the yearly topics.
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About a week left, and Stephan has been added to the pile. 5 contributors so far, I hope we see a lot more.
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We now have 8 people who have submitted. If you believe you have submitted but are not on this list, something has gone wrong:
bonnielaurel
Gillingham
Michel
Stephan
BleuPanda
Charlie Driggs
Miguel
Petri

Harold makes 9.
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Just sent in mine. Only one I had a chance to add was Limelight.
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Submitted mine too.
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12 now, with Jirin, JimmyJazz, and antonius added to the bunch.

And Greg makes 13.
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I sent my list too.
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Henrik makes 14. Less than 2 days left to submit!

Also, is it okay if I mess around with the score a little? I'm keeping the numbers the same, but treating the lowest score everyone gave as a 0. In other words, I've created an imaginary film that received the worst score from everyone, and then subtracted its combined score from the others. That way, last place has 95.8 points instead of the rather meaningless 432.0, i.e. it only gained 95.8 points from the minimum possible. The extra 300~ is meaningless data that every film received regardless of placement, so I find it strange to use when comparing votes gained. This method better shows proportions.

I guess the other method shows it from the top down (i.e. total score out of amount of voters multiplied by 100), but I think going bottom up looks better. Any opinions?
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Less than a day now, people. If you're making a list but haven't finished, please notify me. I'd like to include as many lists as possible, but I also want to start on time if this is all I'm going to receive.
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I'm pretty sure time is up, but I'm not going to start posting the results until the morning. If you get your list in by, say, 8 a.m. central time tomorrow morning I'll add it in.
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