Top 20 List of Old Movies

This list of old movies is a list of our favourite black and white movies of all time.

In making our selections, we have considered only classic movies from before 1970. We have chosen movies not based on whether or not they were groundbreaking at the time, but whether or not they are still powerful, funny, moving, and relevant today. There are some great movies on the list, but our number one selection is a movie that is perhaps not so well known. We LOVE “Ice Cold in Alex”. Not everyone is going to agree that it is a better film than, say, Sunset Boulevard, but we enjoyed it more, and we hope that by putting it at our number one will encourage people to seek it out.

1. Ice-cold in Alex
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
3. It’s a Wonderful Life
4. Casablanca
5. Psycho
6. Sunset Boulevard
7. A Night to Remember
8. The Kid
9. Citizen Kane
10. Double Indemnity
11. Frankenstein
12. High Noon
13. King Kong
14. Rebecca
15. Night of the Living Dead
16. Paths of Glory
17. All About Eve
18. Dr Strangelove
19. The Third Man
20. Goodbye Mr Chips

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