What are your top 5 movies, albums, tv shows and books?

Probably been asked before, but I'm curious about if people's taste has anything in common. If you don't read, don't feel afraid to say that you don't.


1. American History X

2. Requiem For A Dream

3. The Matrix

4. Shawshank Redemption

5. Million Dollar Baby


1. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness- Smashing Pumpkins

2. Downward Spiral- Nine Inch Nails

3. RATM- Rage Against The Machine

4. Siamese Dream- Smashing Pumpkins

5. The Holy Bible- Manic Street Preachers

TV Shows

1. Heroes

2. Criminal Minds

3. Arrested Development

4. Law and Order

5. Battlestar Galactica

Books (comic and graphic novels count)

1. The Outsider- Albert Camus

2. Fight Club- Chuck Palaniuk

3. A Clockwork Orange- Anthony Burgess

4. Watchmen

5. V For Vendetta

BQ: What's better, my taste in movies, music, tv or books?

BBQ: Last good movie you watched?


annyrutts: lol. RATM are great, that album is really addictive.

Update 2:

Amazing answers, damn I think I should check out the book Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas...

32 Answers

  • ĶŽ
    Lv 6
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Glad I stumbled upon this question...I always love answering these for some reason.


    1. The Fountain

    2. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    3. Good Will Hunting

    4. Blade Runner

    5. The Departed


    1. A Piece of Strange - Cunninlynguists

    2. Below the Heavens - Blu & Exile

    3. The Glow Pt. 2 - The Microphones

    4. Madvillainy - Madvillain

    5. Demon Days - Gorillaz

    TV Shows:

    1. Firefly

    2. Stargate: SG-1

    3. Lost

    4. Seinfeld

    5. Battlestar Galactica


    1. The Passage (Cronin)

    2. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Thompson)

    3. Jurassic Park (Crichton)

    4. The Rum Diary (Thompson)

    5. Fight Club (Palahniuk)

    Every one of those books is going to be a movie at one point...I'm pretty sure Ridley Scott signed on for The Passage. I'm sure I'll get around to reading more books eventually.

    BQ: Your taste in movies, definitely. Your top 3 are all in my top 20 favorites.

    BBQ: Hmm...I can't recall the last good movie I watched. I did see Hot Fuzz on Comedy Central, but I had already seen it many times. Brilliant movie.

  • 4 years ago


    1. Dazed and Confused

    2. Star Wars

    3. Beetlejuice

    4. Indiana Jones

    5. Jurassic Park


    (I'm not a huge music listener, but I'd have to say anything from the late 70s


    1. Pet Sematary

    2. Jurassic park

    3. It

    4. The BFG

    5. Harry Potter

    Tv shows

    1. Veronica Mars

    2. X files

    3. Rizzoli and isles

    4. Greys Anatomy

    5. Roseanne

  • Red
    Lv 7
    9 years ago




    Taxi Driver

    Apocalypse Now

    Pulp Fiction


    From A Basement On The Hill - Elliott Smith

    Stone Roses - Stone Roses

    The Holy Bible - Manic Street Preachers

    Electric Ladyland - Jimi Hendrix Experience

    Revolver - Beatles

    TV Shows:


    Father Ted

    South Park


    Fawlty Towers


    Salem's Lot - Stephen King

    The Catcher In The Rye - JD Salinger

    Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh

    1984 - George Orwell

    Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas - Hunter S Thompson

    BQ: Music

    BBQ: Escape From New York

  • Movies:

    1. Adventureland

    2. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    3. Kick Ass

    4. The Breakfast Club

    5. American Beauty


    1. Elephant- The White Stripes

    2. White Blood Cells- The White Stripes

    3. Lungs- Florence + the Machine

    4. A Day at the Races - Queen

    5. Midnight Boom- The Kills


    1. Doctor Who

    2. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

    3. Torchwood

    4. Welcome Back, Kotter

    5 Whose Line Is It Anyway?


    1. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

    2. Catcher in the Rye

    3. A Certain Slant of Light

    4. American on Purpose

    5. Punkzilla

    BQ: Mmm...films, I suppose?

    BBQ: This Is England

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  • 9 years ago


    1. Saving Private Ryan

    2. American Beauty

    3. Pulp Fiction

    4. Donnie Darko

    5. Inglorious Bastards


    1. Ween - The Mollusk

    2. The Prodigy - Music for the Jilted Generation

    3. Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine

    4. Mr. Bungle - Disco Volante

    5. Manic Street Preachers - Holy Bible

    TV Shows:

    1. Entourage

    2. Dexter

    3. House

    4. The Office (UK edition)

    5. Extras

    Don't read too many books, only starting to get into them.

    Found these in my pile of random lists that i usually make when i'm bored.

    BQ: Music, probably because we both have manic street preachers and RATM in the lists.

    BBQ: Watched Source Code today, pretty good movie

    Source(s): My lists
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago


    1. Kill Bill

    2. Memento

    3. Forrest Gump

    4. Shawshank Redemption

    5. The Dark Knight


    1. The Black Album - Jay Z

    2. Sunday In Bamako - Amadou & Myriam

    3. College Dropout - Kanye West

    4. The Miseducation of Lauryn hill - L. Hill

    5. Kid A - Radiohead

    TV Shows

    1. Lost

    2. It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

    3. Arrested Development

    4. 30 Rock

    5. The Daily Show

    Books (comic and graphic novels count)

    1. The Alchemist - P. Coehlo

    2. The Little Prince - A. De St Exupery

    3. Les Fourmis - B Werber (french)

    4. Thorgal - J VanHamme

    5.Tintin - Herge

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago


    1.Big Fish

    2.The Curious Case of Benjamin Button



    5.Cold Mountain


    1.<Avril Lavigne B-Sides>

    2.<Taylor Swift>

    3.<The Fame>


    5.<The Best Damn Thing>

    TV Shows:

    1.The Vampire Dairy

    2.The Big Bang Theory

    3.Desperate Housewives

    4.Gossip Girl



    1.Harry Porter

    2.Jane Eyre

    3.Pride an Prejudice

    4.The History of Western Philosophy

    5.The Structure of Scientific Revolution

  • 9 years ago


    1. One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

    2. Big Fish

    3. Breakfast on Pluto

    4. Moon

    5. Trees Lounge


    1. The Band- The Band

    2. The Smahing Pumpkins- Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness

    3. Hole- Live through This

    4. Nick Drake- Pink Moon

    5. Neutral Milk Hotel- In an Aeroplane over the Sea

    TV Shows

    1. Doctor Who

    2. Criminal Minds

    3. Deadwood

    4. Boardwalk Empire

    5. The Walking Dead


    1. Wise Blood

    2. One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

    3. On the Road

    4. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    5. Some fifth book. Sorry I'm lame.

    BQ- Music. It's hard to compete with the Smashing Pumpkins.

    BBQ- Breakfast on Pluto

  • 9 years ago

    My top 5 movies are cliche, but whatever.


    1. The Departed

    2. Pulp Fiction

    3. Goodfellas

    4. The Godfather

    5. Dog Day Afternoon


    1. 36 Chambers by Wu-Tang Clan

    2. A Piece of Strange by Cunninlynguists

    3. ATLiens by OutKast

    4. Madvillainy by Madvillain

    5. I Phantom by Mr. Lif


    1. A Lion's Tale: Around The World in Spandex

    2. Undisputed

    3. Pure Dynamite

    4. To Kill A Mockingbird

    TV Shows:

    1. The Sopranos

    2. The Office

    3. Breaking Bad

    4. Three's Company

    5. Bored To Death

    BQ: Movies

    BQ2: Superbad

  • 9 years ago


    1. An Education

    2. Never Let Me Go

    3. Social Network

    4. Ocean's Eleven

    5. Two Weeks Notice


    1. Humbug by Arctic Monkeys

    2. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective

    3. Mutations by Beck

    4. You Could Have It So Much Better by Franz Ferdinand

    5. Self Titled/Contra by Vampire Weekend

    TV Shows:

    1. Seinfeld

    2. The King of Queens

    3. That's 70's Show

    4. The Office

    5. Whitest Kids 'U Know


    1. The Catcher In The Rye

    2. Into The Wild

    3. Franny & Zooey

    4. The Outsiders

    5. ehh.....I can't think of one...

    BQ: I like your music taste the best :)

    BQ2: Man...it's been a while. I last watched Prom, lol, the main guy was -so- good looking!

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