Power Rankings: Movies We Are Thankful For

The SAW Power Rankings is our weekly ranking of a certain movie-related topic. Please feel free to comment on our rankings and provide a list of your own in the comments below.


Our love for movies is why we created this site and the reason we do our best to bring daily content that revolves around that love. So, we decided to take the time to just point out some of our favorites and give thanks to those movies that have had an impact on this passion of ours.

Please let us know below about some of the movies that you are thankful for in your life and why!

Vincent Kane:

  1. Footloose (1984) “This is one of the earliest movies I remember watching and falling in love with. Fun movie with a great soundtrack and is the epitome of the 80s.”
  2. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) “The first horror movie I ever watched that made me a fan of the genre. also, made me fall in love with that big lug behind the hockey mask.”
  3. Grease (1978) “I love me some musicals and I can not count how many times I have seen this movie. Takes me back to my childhood every time I watch it.”
  4. An American Werewolf in London (1981) “Made me realize there was so much more to making movies with the transformation scene.”
  5. Reservoir Dogs (1992) “Introduced me to Quentin Tarantino who ended up being my favorite director.”

Billy Dhalgren:

  1. Local Hero (1983)
  2. Star Wars (1977)
  3. Blade Runner (1982)
  4. Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  5. An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

King Alvarez:

“I’m thankful for movies in general for their escapism. It’s great to just sit back, relax and enjoy them.”

  1. Star Wars (1977)
  2. Alien (1979)
  3. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  4. The Thing (1982)
  5. The Avengers (2012)

Marmaduke Karlston:

  1. Back to the Future (1985)
  2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
  3. (500) Days of Summer (2009)
  4. Midnight in Paris (2011)
  5. Game Night (2018)

Sailor Monsoon:

  1. The Thing (1982)
  2. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  3. The Incredibles (2004)
  4. Escape From New York (1981)
  5. Dr. No (1962)

Romona Comet:

  1. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  2. The Harry Potter Series 
  3. Lord of The Rings: Return of the King (2003)
  4. A Christmas Story (1983)
  5. The Lost Boys (1987)

Lee McCutcheon:

1. Star Wars: Episode IV (1977) “A New Hope – Although not my favourite, the one that started the saga.”
2. There Will be Blood (1987) “Reinvigorated my love for film a few years ago and has become my favourite of all time.”
3. Unstoppable (2010) “The movie my wife and I went to on our first date.”
4. Oldboy (2003) “Introduced me to extreme Asian cinema.”
5. Kill Bill (2003) “My most rewatched film and one I can always zone out to.”

Author: Vincent Kane

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