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The Station Agent

The Station Agent appeared on several Top 10 lists for 2003

Last updated: August 20, 2005
Copyright 2006 Michael R. Colford.
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Top 10's of 2003

Chlotrudis Awards members were invited to share their Top 10 movie lists of 2003 on the website. See what various members chose as their top films of the year. See how many of their favorites made the final ballot. See if your tastes coincide with any particular Chlotrudis member. If you're a member, send in your Top 10 of the year and we'll include it here.

Peg Aloi's Top 12 Movies of 2003

Elsker dig for evigt
Open Hearts

28 Days Later
The Lawless Heart
Lilya 4-ever
Morvern Callar
The Navigators
The Triplets of Belleville
Open Hearts
The Station Agent
Winged Migration
Lost in Translation
Whale Rider
Pieces of April

HONORABLE MENTIONS: The Event, Bubba Ho-Tep, Thirteen, In this World, Irreversible, Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Intacto

Notable for Good Visuals: The Sea, Down with Love

 

Scot Capehart's Top 10 Movies of 2003

(in alphabetical order)

All the Real Girls
Lilja 4-Ever
Marion Bridge
Melvin Goes to Dinner
My Life Without Me
O. T.: Our Town (d)
Safety of Objects
Spellbound (d)
Swimming Pool
Take Care of My Cat

Spellbound
Spellbound

 

Laura Clifford's Top 10 Movies of 2003


The Secret Lives of Dentists
The Secret Lives of Dentists

1. The Secret Lives of Dentists
2. Mystic River
3. The Triplets of Belleville
4. Girl with a Pearl Earring
5. The Station Agent
6. Thirteen
7. Open Hearts
8. In My Skin/Irreversible
9. Bus 174/In... Mirror of Maya Deren
10. Ten

HONORABLE MENTIONS: The Man Without a Past, Bend it Like Beckham, The Magdalene Sisters, City of God, The Fog of War, Gerry, Amen, Cremaster 3, Divine Intervention, Love and Diane

 

Michael Colford's Top Movies of 2003

(in alphabetical order)

All the Real Girls
Lilja 4-Ever
Lost in Translation
Marion Bridge
Open Hearts
Raising Victor Vargas
The Safety of Objects
The Station Agent
Take Care of My Cat
Ten
This Little Life


Also Deserving:
Demonlover, The Man Without a Past, Shattered Glass
Documentaries:
Love & Diane, O.T.: Our Town, Spellbound
Best Chlotrudis Non-Eligible Film:
X2 - X-Men United

Marion Bridge
Marion Bridge

 

Johanna Cooper's Top 10 Movies of 2003

Marooned in Iraq
Marooned in Iraq

(in no particular order)

21 Grams
Triplets of Belleville
The Station Agent
Lost in Translation
Winged Migration
Lilja 4 Ever
Marooned in Iraq
Barbarian Invasion
Rivers & Tides
City of God

 

Jim Doescher's Top 10 Movies of 2003

1. Dancer Upstairs
2. Dirty Pretty Things
3. LOTR: Return of the King
4. Rivers & Tides
5. Whale Rider
6. Pieces of April
7. The Station Agent
8. Triplets of Belleville
9. Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion
10. Winged Migration

Pieces of April

 

Georgette Gagne's Top 10 Movies of 2003

The man on the Train
The Man on the Train

1 - The Man on the Train
2 - The Station Agent
3 - The Triplets of Belleville
4 - The Man Without a Past
5 - Spellbound
6 - Winged Migration
7 - Lost in LaMancha
8 - Divine Intervention
9 - Lost in Translation
10 - To Be and To Have

 

Bob Gladstein's Top 10 Movies of 2003

(in alphabetical order)
American Splendor
Barbarian Invasions
Divine Intervention
Friday Night
Ju-On: The Grudge
Lilja 4-Ever
Lost in Translation
Morvern Callar
Station Agent
Triplets of Belleville

Divine Intervention
Divine Intervention

 

Ned Hinkle's Top 10 Movies of 2003

28 Days Later
28 Days Later

Top 13 Films of the Year!
(because any fewer would be unlucky)

28 Days Later
American Splendor
Bad Santa
Bus 174
Godzilla Mothra King Ghidorah!
Kill Bill: Volume 1
Lord Of The Rings: Return of The King
Lost In Translation
Mystic River
Pirates of the Caribbean
School of Rock
Station Agent
Swimming Pool

Runner-Ups: The Animation Show, Bubba Ho-Tep, Holes, Hulk, Intacto, Japon, Spider, Tamala 2010: A Punk Cat in Outer Space, Versus, Weather Underground, X-2: X-Men United
Most Disappointing Films of the Year:
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, Gothika, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Matrix 2+3

 

Bruce Kingsley's Top 10 Movies of 2003

1 - The Barbarian Invasions
2 - My Architect: a Son's Journey
3 - Elephant
4 - The Station Agent
5 - Spellbound
6 - Autumn Spring
7 - Nosey Parker
8 - Man on the Train
9 - Pieces of April
10 - Bend it Like Beckham

Les Invasions Barbares
The Barbarian Invasions

 

Chris Kriofske's Top 10 Movies of 2003

Raising Vincent Vargas

Raising Victor Vargas


1 - Lost in Translation
2 - American Splendor
3 - Raising Victor Vargas
4 - The Station Agent
5 - The Triplets of Belleville
6 - Spellbound
7 - Morvern Callar
8 - Lilja 4-Ever
9 - Lawless Heart
10 - Dracula: Pages of a Virgin's Diary

Non-Indie Honorable Mention: The School of Rock

 

Barbara Lonergan's Top 10 Movies of 2003

(in alphabetical order)
All The Real Girls
Confidence
Divine Intervention
Laurel Canyon
Lost In Translation
The Man on the Train

Owning Mahowny
The Pianist
Th Quiet American
Spellbound
Ten

Owning Mahowny

Owning Mahowny

 

Mary McIntire's Top 10 Movies of 2003  

The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs

1. The Dancer Upstairs
2. The Station Agent
3. The Triplets of Belleville
4. Lost in Translation
5. The Pianist
6. Owning Mahowney
7. Amen
8. Stone Reader
9. Love, Liza
10. Lilja 4-Ever

 

Hilary Nieukirk's Top 10 Movies of 2003


(in alphabetical order)
All the Real Girls
American Splendor
Camp
City of God
In America
Lost in Translation
Safety of Objects
The Secret Life of Dentists
Swimming Pool
The Triplets of Belleville

Documentary: Spellbound

The Safety of Objects

The Safety of Objects

 

Rick Osberg's Top 10 Movies of 2003

Gerry
Gerry

1. Gerry
2. The Quiet American
3. Speedo
4. On Guard!
5. The Weather Underground
6. Capturing the Friedmans
7. Shattered Glass
8. Sweet Sixteen
9. To Be and To Have
10. Lost in Translation 

 

Jeffrey Pike's Top 10 Movies of 2003  

Ten
Marion Bridge
Open Hearts
O.T. our town
In the Mirror of Maya Deren
Northfork
Winged Migration
Intolerable Cruelty
The Quiet American
Spider

Best Chlotrudis Non-Eligible Film: The School of Rock

Ten

Ten

 

Howard Semone's Top 10 Movies of 2003  
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
1. Lost In Translation
2. Finding Nemo
3. The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
4. Whale Rider
5. The Triplets Of Belleville
6. Big Fish
7. Kill Bill: Volume One
8. The Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl
9. Pieces Of April
10. Winged Migration

And my Guilty Pleasure Of The Year: Freaky Friday

 

Kevin Smith's Top 10 Movies of 2003

 

1. Morvern Callar
2. Kill Bill: Vol. 1
3. 28 Days Later...
4. Holes
5. House of Sand and Fog
6. Russian Ark
7. In America
8. Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary
9. Nowhere in Africa
10. Cold Mountain

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Hulk, 21 Grams, X2: X-Men United, All the Real Girls

Morvern Callar
Morvern Callar

 

Nathaniel Tyson's Top 10 Movies of 2003

 

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2. Elephant
3. Kill Bill Vol. 1
4. Peter Pan
5. Lost in Translation
6. The Man Without a Past
7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl
8. Big Fish
9. Raising Victor Vargas
10. X2: X-Men United

 

Mary Wasmuth's Top 10 Movies of 2003

Lost in Translation
American Splendor
25th Hour
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Spellbound
In America
The Barbarian Invasions
All the Real Girls
Good Thief
Lawless Heart

All the real girls

All the real girls

 

Diane Young's Top 10 Movies of 2003(in alphabetical order)

American Splendor
American Splendor

  

American Splendor
Bus 174
Mondays in the Sun
My Life Without Me
O.T.: Our Town
Pieces of April
The Secret Lives of Dentists
Spellbound
The Station Agent
Tupperware!