James Cagney takes center stage with three entries on our list of 49-40 OF THE GREATEST 100 FILMS


49.  City for Conquest 1940

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This film is about love gained, love lost. Love for family and love for city. In perhaps the most underrated Cagney performance we see the story of one man who victories thrill us and defeats saddnes us.


48. The Mission 1986

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One of the most forgotten masterpieces of film history with the amazing performances of Robert De Niro and Jeremey Irons. This film has one of the most amazing film scores by Hollywood Legend Ennio Morricone.


47.  Apollo 13 1995 

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A great story of man overcoming the greatest unknown.


46.  Some Like It Hot 

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Marylin shines in this Billy Wilder classic.

45. Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942

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Cagney does it all in this classic film.

44.  Master and Commander: Far Side of the World 2003

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A great epic made by Peter Weir and starring Russell Crowe in his best role of all times.

43.  Rio Bravo 1959

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A classic from the greatest filmmaker of all times. Starring the greatest film star of all times.

42. The Roaring Twenties 1939

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This film is an amazing story of an era but it is also a story of redemption that has one of the saddest but greatest endings of a movie.

41.  Les Miserables 2012

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A terrific film adapation with a terrific cast that definitely got robbed the Oscar it should have won.

40.  The Departed 2006

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Although a remake of the classic Infernal Affairs this film still has the Scorsese charm which elevates the story. Along with a superb cast this film is an instant classic.

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