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映画史に残る映画の脚本とは?

 映画館を観るものを決める際、DVDをレンタルする際、大半の場合は、主演俳優・女優だとか、監督だとかを判断基準にすることが個人的には多いのですが、最近よく思うのが、「演出も大事だけど、とりあえず話の筋が面白ければ何とかなるのでは」ということ。チャーリー・カウフマンという奇抜な脚本家がいますが、彼が脚本を担当した映画は、かなり面白い。

 という訳で、ちょっと検索してみました。

 amcという、古典映画を一日中放映しているアメリカのチャンネルがやっているサイトからのトップ10です

 

 

10
 The Godfather Part II
(1974; dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
Screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo, based on Mario Puzo’s novel "The Godfather" "I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart."
— Al Pacino as Michael Corleone
9
 Some Like It Hot
(1959; dir. Billy Wilder)
Screenplay by Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond, based on "Fanfare of Love", a German film written by Robert Thoeren and M. Logan "Nobody’s perfect."
— Joe E. Brown as Osgood Fielding
8
Network
(1976; dir. Sidney Lumet)
Written by Paddy Chayefsky "I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!"
— Peter Finch as Howard Beale
7
 Sunset Boulevard
(1950; dir. Billy Wilder)
Written by Charles Brackett & Billy Wilder and D.M. Marshman Jr. Joe Gillis (William Holden): "You’re Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big." Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson): "I am big. It’s the pictures that got small."
6
 Annie Hall
(1977; dir. Woody Allen)
Written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman "A relationship, I think, is—is like a shark, you know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark."
Woody Allen as Alvy Singer
5
 All About Eve
(1950; dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
Screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, based on "The Wisdom of Eve", a short story and radio play by Mary Orr "Fasten your seat belts. It’s going to be a bumpy night."
— Bette Davis as Margo Channing
4
 Citizen Kane
(1941; dir. Orson Welles)
Written by Herman Mankiewicz and Orson Welles "Mr. Kane was a man who got everything he wanted and then lost it. Maybe Rosebud was something he couldn’t get or something he lost. Anyway, it wouldn’t have explained anything. I don’t think any word can explain a man’s life."
— William Alland as Jerry Thompson
3
 Chinatown
(1974; dir. Roman Polanski)
Written by Robert Towne "Course I’m respectable. I’m old. Politicians, public buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough."
— John Huston as Noah Cross
2
 The Godfather
(1972; dir. Francis Ford Coppola)
Screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel by Mario Puzo "Luca Brasi held a gun to his head, and my father assured him that either his brains or his signature would be on the contract."
— Al Pacino as Michael Corleone
1

 Casablanca
(1942; dir. Michael Curtiz)

いわゆる、名画と呼ばれるものがずらり。ネットワークだけ未見ですが、どれも見ごたえのある傑作。ただ、大した期待をせずに見る映画の方が面白かったりするのですが・・・笑