80.   LESS THAN ZERO  (1987)  Andrew McCarthy, Robert Downey Jr.Jami Gertz,  directed by Marek Kanievska

79.   NIGHT ON EARTH  (1991)   Winona Ryder, Rosie Perez, Roberto Benigni, directed by Jim Jarmusch


78.   PSYCHO   (1960)   Anthony PerkinsJanet Leigh,  directed by Alfred Hitchcock


77.   THE LONG KISS GOOD NIGHT   (1996)   Geena DavisSamuel L. Jackson,  directed by Renny Harlin

76.   INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE   (1989)   Harrison FordSean ConneryRiver Phoenix,  directed by Steven Spielberg


75.  THE STING  (1973)   Paul NewmanRobert RedfordRobert Shaw,  directed by George Roy Hill   (Replaces The Naked Gun at this slot)



74.   CLOSER   (2004)   Clive OwenJude LawJulia RobertsNatalie Portman, directed by Mike Nichols

73.   THE CONVERSATION  (1974)   Gene HackmanJohn CazaleHarrison Ford, directed by Francis Ford Coppola


72.   FIELD OF DREAMS  (1989)   Kevin CostnerAmy MadiganRay Liotta,  directed by Phil Alden Robinson

71.   THE PLAYER  (1992)   Tim RobbinsWhoopi GoldbergVincent D’Onofrio,  directed by Robert Altman

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Heath Solo’s 100 Favorite films of all-time continues with number 90 to 81.  You can catch the countdown on The Film List podcast.

Top 100 favorite films # 90-81 :

Tom and Huck at number 90.

90.   Tom Sawyer (1973)  Johnny Whitaker, Jodie Foster, Warren Oates.  directed by Don Taylor.

89.   Collateral  (2004)   Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx.  Directed by Michael Mann.

88.   Ocean’s 12  (2004)  George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts.  Directd by Steven Soderbergh.

After the meeting with Matsui.

87.   Chasing Amy  (1997)  Ben Affleck, Jason lee, Joey Lauren Adams.  Directed by Kevin Smith.

Grease is the word at #86.

86.   Grease  (1978)   John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John.  Directed by Randal Kleiser.

Greased Lighning.....

85.   JFK  (1991)   Kevin Costner, Joe Pesci, Gary Oldman.  Directed by Oliver Stone.

Kevin Costner explains the greatest American conspiracy since Donald re-opened the X-Files.

84.   Fargo  (1996)   William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand.  Directed by Coen Brothers.

83.   The Graduate  (1967)   Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross.  Directed by Mike Nichols.

82.   The Cinncinati Kid  (1965)  Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margret.  Directed by Norman Jewison.

Edward G. and my man Steve McQueen.

81.   The 25th Hour  (2003)   Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Pepper, Rosario Dawson, Anna Paquin, Tony Siragusa, Brian CoxDirected by Spike Lee.

Last night of freedom.....

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The Ultimate countdown begins.  On The Film List podcast, we have received many top 10 lists.  We’ve received many Top 10 favorite film lists from a variety of listeners around the world.  Coming out in the upcoming months, I will release my Favorite 100 American films of ALL-TIME.  These films are not what I consider the best films ever made, but my ultimate favorite films of all time.  Every few weeks, I will release my top 100 in 10 film segments.  This list as read on The Film list Podcast episode 18.

HEATH SOLO’S TOP 100 – FILMS 100 TO 91 :

A Broken down piece of meat...

A Broken down piece of meat...

100.  THE WRESTLER   (2009)  Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei  directed by Darren Aronofsky

 99.   THE HUSTLER    (1961)   Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason   directed by Robert Rossen

 98.   TRAINING DAY   (2001)   Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke   directed by Andrew Fuqua

Washington and Hawke

Washington and Hawke

 97.   SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK   (2001)   Edward Burns, Heather Graham   directed by Edward Burns

 96.     SHADE   (2003)   Gabriel Byrne, Jamie FoxxStuart TownsendSylvester Stallone,  directed by  Damien Nieman  (Replaced film Dr. No at this spot)

Heath Solo stars as a Gunman at the bar in the opening scene.


 95.   BEAUTIFUL GIRLS   (1996)   Matt Dillion, Uma Thurman   directed by Ted Demme

 94.   SWINGERS   (1996)    Jon Favreau,  Vince Vaughn   directed by Doug Liman

 93.   THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR   (1968)   Steve McQueen,  Faye Dunaway  directed by Norman Jewison

McQueen and Dunaway shine in this classic heist film....

McQueen and Dunaway shine in this classic heist film....

 92.   CASINO   (1995)   Robert DeNiro,  Sharon Stone   directed by Martin Scorsese

 91.   TAXI DRIVER   (1976)   Robert DeNiro,  Jodie Foster   directed by Martin Scorsese

You talkin' to Heath....

You talkin' to Heath....

Heath Solo’s 100 Favorite Films : 100-91


90.   TOM SAWYER  (1973)  Johnny Whitaker, Jodi Foster, dir. Don Taylor

89.   COLLATERAL  (2004)   Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx , dir. Michael Mann

Cruise as Vincent for the 2nd time (Color Of Money)

Cruise as Vincent for the 2nd time (Color Of Money)

88.   OCEAN’S TWELVE   (2004)   George Clooney, Brad Pitt, dir. Steven Soderbergh

87.   CHASING AMY   (1997)   Ben Affleck, Jason Lee, dir. Kevin Smith

86.  GREASE   (1978)   John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, dir. Randal Kleiser

85.  JFK   (1991)   Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, dir. Oliver Stone

The biggest American Conspiracy in history...

The biggest American Conspiracy in history...

84.   FARGO   (1996)   Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, dir.  Joel/Ethan Coen

83.   THE GRADUATE   (1967)   Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, dir. Mike Nichols

82.   THE CINNCINATI KID   (1965)   Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, dir. Norman Jewison

81.  THE 25TH HOUR   (2003)   Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, dir. Spike Lee

Barry Pepper and Edward Norton

Barry Pepper and Edward Norton