Barry Norman’s 101 greatest films of all time

RT's resident film critic names his favourite movies from cinema history by genre

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See all of our expert’s top movies in one place. Is your favourite there?

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Westerns

From Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to High Noon, our critic chooses his favourite westerns from cinema history

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Horror

Find out which films scared our expert the most, including Halloween

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Sci-fi

Barry picks his favourite science-fiction movies from Alien to Star Wars 

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Drama

The Shawshank Redemption is in there – discover which other drama films make Barry’s top ten

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War

From The Great Escape to The Hurt Locker, see his favourite ten films from the genre

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Thrillers

Discover which classics made our film expert’s top ten

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Action and adventure

Which films make the list alongside Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade?

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Musicals

Ten musical numbers that make Barry’s heart sing

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Family

See which family films in movie history Barry Norman rates as the best

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Romance

From Casablanca to When Harry Met Sally, ten fine romances that give Barry a warm fuzzy feeling

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Comedy

Find out which movies amused our critic most throughout film history

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Thank you to all who entered our competition to choose Barry Norman’s 101st film. The competition has now closed, and the winner shall be announced shortly.