12 Days Of Christmas Giveaways: 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die From Barrons

Posted in: Contests by Gino Sassani on December 30th, 2011

Gino Sassani

Gino Sassani is a member of the Southeastern Film Critic's Association (SEFCA). He is a film and television critic based in Tampa, Florida. He's also the Senior Editor here at Upcomingdiscs. Gino started reviewing films in the early 1990's as a segment of his local television show Focus. He's an award-winning recording artist for Omega Records. Gino is currently working on his 8th album Merchants & Mercenaries. Gino took over Upcomingdiscs Dec 1, 2008. He works out of a home theater he calls The Reel World. Favorite films: The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The Body Snatcher (Val Lewton film with Karloff and Lugosi, not the pod people film), Unforgiven, Gladiator, The Lion King, Jaws, Son Of Frankenstein, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, and Monsters, Inc.

136 Comments

  1. Marc-Antoine B
    01/05/2012 @ 11:21 pm

    1. Cinema Paradiso
    2. All About my Mother
    3. Bad Education
    4. The Color Purple
    5. Places in the heart

  2. Debbie F
    01/05/2012 @ 11:40 pm

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    Harvey
    The Notebook
    Its a Wonderful Life
    Shawshank Redemption

  3. Ruth MacLean
    01/06/2012 @ 12:29 am

    The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    The Bourne Trilogy
    The Matrix Trilogy
    The Spiderman Trilogy
    Ella Enchanted

  4. Suzanne
    01/06/2012 @ 1:18 pm

    1. Lord of the Rings (all of them)
    2. Braveheart
    3. Platoon
    4. Harry Potter (all of them)
    5. Star Trek: First Contact

  5. Dixie
    01/06/2012 @ 2:23 pm

    Citizen Kane
    Metropolis
    Apocalypse Now
    ET
    North by Northwest

  6. Morgaine Minshall
    01/06/2012 @ 3:31 pm

    Annie Hall
    Amelie
    Y Tu Mama Tambien
    kids
    Wristcutters: A Love Story

  7. justin castillo
    01/07/2012 @ 11:12 am

    Brokeback Mountain
    Boogie Nights
    Titanic
    Pulp Fiction
    Milk

  8. Jennifer H
    01/07/2012 @ 10:39 pm

    Dark Knight
    Iron Man
    Batman Begins
    The Prestige
    Beauty and the Beast

  9. Heather Holmberg
    01/08/2012 @ 1:23 am

    Heathers
    Legends of the Fall
    Drive
    Point of No Return
    Great Expectations

  10. Melina
    01/08/2012 @ 3:59 pm

    Steel Magnolias
    Secret Window
    Away We Go
    Butterfly Effect
    Juno

  11. Larissa
    01/08/2012 @ 9:13 pm

    1) Velvet Goldmine
    2) Labyrinth
    3) Children of Men
    4) The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    5) The Colour Purple

  12. Sandy
    01/09/2012 @ 2:11 pm

    Pretty Woman
    Forest Gump
    Gone with the Wind
    Sound of Music
    Breakfast at Tiffanys

  13. melissa b
    01/09/2012 @ 3:05 pm

    The Fifth Element
    Fried Green Tomatoes
    Shawshank Redemption
    The Green Mile
    Forest Gump

  14. Jerry G
    01/10/2012 @ 8:01 am

    Apollo 13
    The Dresser
    The Killing Fields
    Kiss of the Spider Woman
    The Colour Purple

  15. Dionne Butler
    01/10/2012 @ 10:50 pm

    From Here to Eternity
    The Little Shop Around the Corner
    When Harry Met Sally
    Rachel. Rachel
    Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf

  16. Cindy
    01/11/2012 @ 3:49 pm

    Gone with the Wind
    Dirty Dancing
    Midnight in Paris
    Under the Tuscan Sun
    Letters to Juliet

  17. Mike
    01/12/2012 @ 4:24 pm

    12 Monkeys
    The Killing Fields
    Princess Bride
    Shawshank Redemption
    A Room with a View

  18. Elea Quan
    01/12/2012 @ 11:32 pm

    Star Wars
    The Fast and the Furious
    Dirty Dancing
    Princess Bride
    The Wedding Date

  19. Andrew Bazan
    01/13/2012 @ 7:55 pm

    1.Animal House
    2.Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf
    3.Butterfly Effect
    4.Apocalypse Now
    5.Pulp Fiction

  20. Jacob LaFountaine
    01/15/2012 @ 4:05 pm

    1. Fight Club
    2. The Seventh Seal
    3. Empire Strikes Back
    4. Pulp Fiction
    5. Saving Private Ryan

  21. Denise Klay
    01/15/2012 @ 5:13 pm

    The Princess Bride
    Everlasting
    Sleepless in Seattle
    Milk Money
    Runaway Bride

  22. Linda Fast
    01/15/2012 @ 9:48 pm

    Casablanca
    Dirty Dancing
    Wizard of Oz
    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
    The English Patient

  23. Nicole Fairbairn
    01/18/2012 @ 12:37 am

    E.T.
    To Kill A Mockingbird
    Pina
    Magnolia
    Frida

  24. Marlene V
    01/20/2012 @ 12:05 am

    Sound of Music
    Moulin Rouge
    Chicago
    Dirty Dancing
    Harry Potter (whole series)

  25. Dreena B.
    01/22/2012 @ 1:51 am

    1. Cinema Paradiso
    2. La Double Vie de Veronique
    3. Hannah and Her Sisters
    4. Mediterraneo
    5. Girl With a Pearl Earring

  26. Hope Ryckman
    01/24/2012 @ 12:34 pm

    My fave 5 movies of all time are:

    1..Gone with the Wind
    2..Casablanca
    3..North by Northwest
    4. Breakfast at Tiffany’s
    5. E.T.

  27. Catherine Evans
    01/25/2012 @ 4:53 pm

    1. The Wizard Of Oz
    2. Psycho
    3. Gone With The Wind
    4. Titanic (the latest one)
    5. Grease

  28. Lisa
    01/27/2012 @ 9:49 pm

    In no particular order:

    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
    The Usual Suspects
    Grease
    Star Trek
    Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Last Arc
    Dr No (or Daniel Craig’s Casino Royale)

  29. Caleb Chadwick
    01/27/2012 @ 11:06 pm

    1. The Burbs
    2. Big
    3. Hugo
    4. The Tree of Life
    5. The Soical Network

  30. Katherine Williams
    01/28/2012 @ 5:29 am

    My top 5 movies of all time are:

    1. Titanic
    2. Rob Roy
    3. The Sound of Music
    4. Bambi
    5. Braveheart

  31. Wonn Kim
    01/29/2012 @ 1:52 pm

    terminator 2
    the matrix
    avatar
    star wars
    sound of music

  32. Judy
    01/29/2012 @ 2:28 pm

    lord of the Rings Trilogy the
    avatar
    star wars
    sound of music
    total recall

  33. Meek K
    01/29/2012 @ 2:52 pm

    1.Juno
    2.Dirty Dancing
    3.Toy Story
    4.The Godfather
    5.Annie Hall

  34. Tina
    01/29/2012 @ 3:37 pm

    Dirty Harry
    Forest Gump
    Indiana Jones
    The Piano
    Sophie’s Choice

  35. Mildred
    01/30/2012 @ 12:55 am

    1. Ben Hur (both the silent version with Ramon Navarro & the sound version with Charleton Heston, for the chariot races)
    2. Gone With The Wind
    3. Singing in the Rain
    4. The Sound of Music
    5. Some Like It Hot

  36. Susan D
    01/30/2012 @ 12:59 am

    1. Gone With The Wind
    2. Singing in the Rain
    3. The Picture of Dorian Gray
    4. Star Wars
    5. Titanic