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People Are Debating Which Year Had The Best Movies And It's Hard To Know Who's Right

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I think we can all agree that there are a lot of great movies out there that came out back in the day. Now, I can't tell you when exactly 'back in the day' is referring to, because no one can agree on which year is the best.

People have been having a Twitter battle over the last few days, trying to pick which year specifically has the best track record for movies. It all started when someone asked a simple question, "What do you think is the greatest year in film history, and what are your favorite movies from that year?"

Boy, do people ever have some good suggestions though. When you think of all of your favorite movies, it's not often that you know exactly what year they came out in. But when you see all of these collections all combined, every single one of them feels like a good option.

Let's take a look at the suggestions and see which one you agree with most!

1994 was one of the most popular suggestions

Lion King

With movies like Lion King, Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, Speed, and The Mask, it's hard to try and dispute the claim right?

There are so many in 1994 that people don't have enough characters to continue.

While they make a good point, other people's suggestions are pretty good too!

1974 was the year that the person who asked the question said was their favorite

Young Frankenstein
20th Century Fox

Chinatown, The Godfather Part II, Black Christmas, Murder on the Orient Express, and Young Frankenstein are all very good choices, but the suggested years kept filing in.

1977 may have been their second choice, but it's also got some great options

Star Wars A New Hope
20th Century Fox

She said that 1974 would have been her first choice, but because of Star Wars, Annie Hall, and Saturday Night Fever, 1977 was a close second.

1995 also has some true classics

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I see one of my favorites (Clueless) on this list, but I know a lot of people who love Braveheart, Goldeneye, and Sense and Sensibility, so I think it's fair that this year is in the running.

1987 had one of the best comedies of all time


I could watch Spaceballs over and over again and never get sick of it. Harry and the Hendersons is also pretty good, but I don't know that I would classify it on the same level, but to each their own!

1985 has a really confident nominator, and honestly they have every right to be

Back to the future
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Seriously though, look at these! Back to the Future, The Breakfast Club, The Goonies, Clue, and Pee-Wee's Big Adventure are all still beloved by all.

1992 is another heavy hitter


First of all, Aladdin, that's already a huge win for it, but Batman Returns, Home Alone 2, and Sister Act are also incredible movies!

1982 was a good year for sci-fi

Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan
Paramount Pictures

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is probably one of the most popular movies in the Star Trek franchise, but it wasn't just sci-fi that had a big year in 1982. Blade Runner, The Thing, Poltergeist, Friday the 13th Part III, and Swamp Thing all came out in 1982 as well.

1999 had a few game changers

The Green Mile
Warner Bros.

Green Mile is one of the greatest movies, but others like The Matrix, American Beauty, Office Space, and Sixth Sense are all amazing choices. However, there do need to be some clarifications in their tweet, because it was actually Toy Story 2 and Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me, that came out in 1999, not the originals. But still are both epic movies.

1993 is another good one that has one of the best movies ever

Jurassic Park
Universal Pictures

Jurassic Park is without a doubt one of the best movies ever made. But The Sandlot, Coneheads, Free Willy, and Cool Runnings are also excellent choices!

Obviously this list seems to be a little bit 90s heavy, but it's probably because the people answering are in that age range.

So which year do you think is the best in history?

Source - Twitter