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Special Eyes: The Aro St. Video Shop Newsletter

An AROVIDEO Publication #ARO100FILMS30YEARS / 23 SEPT 2019

Here’s the final list, folks!

100 Films to reflect our 30 years in the "home video" business.

Listen to the Special Birthday Edition of our Back to the Disc-Player Podcast episode in which the Aro Staff talk about this list in development, and thank you so much for your feedback and enthusiasm in helping shape the list!

THE 100 MOST EXTRAORDINARY FILMS 1989-2019

Pulp Fiction
1. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Terminator 2 - Judgement Day
2. Terminator 2 - Judgement Day (1991)

Lord of the Rings Trilogy
3. Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)

Toy Story
4. Toy Story (1995)

The Castle
5. The Castle (1997)

The Truman Show
6. The Truman Show (1998)

Inception
7. Inception (2010)

Once Were Warriors

8. Once Were Warriors (1994)

The Piano
9. The Piano (1993)

Mulholland Drive
10. Mulholland Drive (2001)

Gravity

11. Gravity (2013)

Groundhog Day

12. Groundhog Day (1993)

Raise the Red Lantern
13. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

A Separation
14. A Separation (2011)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
15. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Memento

16. Memento (2000)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

17. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

18. The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

Goodfellas
19. Goodfellas (1990)

Edward Scissorhands

20. Edward Scissorhands (1991)

The Diving Bell & the Butterfly

21. The Diving Bell & the Butterfly (2007)

Secrets and Lies

22. Secrets and Lies (1996)

Thelma and Louise
23. Thelma and Louise (1990)

Under the Skin

24. Under the Skin (2013)

Locke

25. Locke (2013)

Talk to Her
26. Talk to Her (2003)

The Matrix
27. The Matrix (1998)

The White Ribbon
28. The White Ribbon (2009)

The White Ribbon
29. Titanic (1997)

Spirited Away
30. Spirited Away (2002)

The Social Network

31. The Social Network (2010)

Blade Runner 2049
32. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

The Thin Red Line

33. The Thin Red Line (1998)

The Grand Budapest Hotel

34. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Dumb and Dumber

35. Dumb and Dumber (1995)

Silence of the Lambs
36. Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Killer
37. The Killer (1989)

Exotica

38. Exotica (1994)

Dancer in the Dark

39. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Still Walking
40. Still Walking (2008)

Only Lovers Left Alive
41. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Trainspotting
42. Trainspotting (1996)

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

43. Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Unforgiven
44. Unforgiven (1992)

Reservoir Dogs

45. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

46. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993)

Pan’s Labyrinth

47. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Four Weddings & a Funeral
48. Four Weddings & a Funeral (1993)

Schindler’s List

49. Schindler’s List (1993)

Paradise Lost

50. Paradise Lost (1995)

Brokeback Mountain
51. Brokeback Mountain (2003)

Mother!

52. Mother! (2017)

I, Daniel Blake
53. I, Daniel Blake (2016)

Get Out
54. Get Out (2017)

Strictly Ballroom

55. Strictly Ballroom (1992)

Shirley Valentine

56. Shirley Valentine (1989)

There Will be Blood

57. There Will be Blood (2007)

Birdman
58. Birdman (2014)

Fargo

59. Fargo (1996)

The Player

60. The Player (1992)

Arrival

61. Arrival (2016)

Amelie
62. Amelie (2001)

Lost in Translation
63. Lost in Translation (2003)

Shaun of the Dead

64. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Bowling for Columbine
65. Bowling for Columbine (2002)

La La Land
66. La La Land (2016)

Fight Club
67. Fight Club (1999)

Life is Beautiful
68. Life is Beautiful (1998)

Old Boy
69. Old Boy (2004)

Wild Tales
70. Wild Tales (2014)

Close Up
71. Close Up (1990)

Braveheart
72. Braveheart (1995)

Borat
73. Borat (2006)

Boyhood
74. Boyhood (2014)

The Act of Killing
75. The Act of Killing (2012)

I Am Love

76. I Am Love (2009)

Scream

77. Scream (1996)

The Blair Witch Project

78. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

City of God

79. City of God (2002)

Secretary
80. Secretary (2002)

The Lives of Others
81. The Lives of Others (2006)

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
82. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

La Haine
83. La Haine (1995)

Son of Saul

84. Son of Saul (2015)

Three Colours: Blue

85. Three Colours: Blue (1993)

Room

86. Room (2015)

Do the Right Thing
87. Do The Right Thing (1989)

Beau Travail

88. Beau Travail (1999)

Sex, Lies & Videotape

89. Sex, Lies & Videotape (1989)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

90. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

The Big Lebowski
91. The Big Lebowski (1998)

Eagle Vs. Shark
92. Eagle Vs. Shark (2007)

Nebraska

93. Nebraska (2013)

Blue Jasmine

94. Blue Jasmine (2013)

Four Lions

95. Four Lions (2010)

Hana-Bi

96. Hana-Bi (1997)

Gloomy Sunday
97. Gloomy Sunday (1999)

Lord of the Rings Trilogy
98. Misery (1990)

Baraka
99. Baraka (1993)

The Intouchables
100. The Intouchables (2011)