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Created Dec 16, 2010 02:23AM PST • Updated Dec 16, 2010 02:23AM PST

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1st Casablanca
1942 Perfect 73 Points
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One of the all time great movies, still fresh, funny, romantic and captivating after all these decades. Try it as a date movie, perfect for him and her. After all, “we’ll always have Paris.”

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1st The Dark Knight
2008 Perfect 173 Points
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Wickedly funny, morally complex, tremendously engaging: Comik movies get no better. Worthy of its monumental hype, The Dark Knight far exceeds its immediate predecessor Batman Begins and arguably outshines the original Batman movie, even though that long ago picture was as lauded and even more revolutionary in its day.

Avenging hero movies rise as high as their villains allow. Two Face and the Joker – especially – elevate this movie to dizzying heights: They’re fascinating and compel…

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1st Fight Club
1999 Perfect 107 Points
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Let’s talk about Fight Club. A contemporary classic, David Fincher’s surreal masterpiece makes killer use of several cinematic power tools: sophisticated CGI and film processing, faux sophisticated alienation, throbbing music, Brad Pitt. You gotta give this nihilistic triumph grudging credit. It’s as entertaining and intriguing a race to rock bottom as has ever been committed to celluloid. That’s saying something given Hollywood’s obsession with artistic self-destruction.

The movie demands to be seen twice. Don’t worry. The brilliant story’s even more fun the second time.

As f…

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