Top 5 – Formative Films

Another Top 5 segment from The MacGuffin. This time Allen and Ed share their top 5 formative films.

This segment is also available on Stitcher, iTunes and from here. After you’ve watched the video please vote in our poll and share which one you think is the best.


Spencer was born and raised in New Mexico. He grew up with the many great films of the 1980’s before having his world rocked after seeing The Usual Suspects. He moved to Washington State to go to the University of Washington, and currently any free time he currently has is split between working on film projects and watching films.

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  • Adelaide Blair

    Good Episode.

    My top five formative films in no particular order:

    Perils of Pauline (1947)
    The Legend of Hell House
    Local Hero
    North By Northwest
    Mildred Pierce

  • edmusinc

    Local Hero I have revisited a lot of times over the years. That’s a good one. Also, Midred Pierce taught me why Joan Crawford was a big deal.