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#fav7films: Mindy Kaling and Other Indie Stars Reveal Their Favorite Movies on Twitter

See which films appeared most often in the hashtag du jour.

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Whether you wanted to or not, you probably learned a lot of people’s seven favorite films yesterday. #fav7films was the hashtag du jour, presumably because a standard top 10 would have been more likely to go over Twitter’s 140-character limit, and among the many civvies chiming in were a number of actors and filmmakers. Here, for your perusing pleasure, is a sampling of their favorites.

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As a bonus, the folks at Mashable reached out to a group called Fizziology to collate the data and see which films appeared most often. Here are their results:

  1. “The Dark Knight”: 5,056
  2. “Pulp Fiction”: 4,966
  3. “The Shawshank Redemption”: 4,910
  4. “The Empire Strikes Back”: 4,772
  5. “The Godfather” (all films): 4,604
  6. “Goodfellas”: 3,877
  7. “Alien” (all films): 3,730
  8. “Fight Club”: 3,574
  9. “Harry Potter” (all films): 2,757
  10. “Jaws”: 2,622
  11. “Forrest Gump”: 2,530
  12. “Jurassic Park”: 2,356
  13. “Blade Runner”: 1,862
  14. “The Big Lebowski”: 1,860
  15. “Rocky” (all films): 1,807

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