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These are the commentary tracks in the RateThatCommentary.com database that have gotten the highest user votes so far. To qualify for the list, a track has to have gotten at least five votes. Or, if you're more interested in tracks to avoid, check out the lowest-rated commentaries. Murder, My Sweet cover

1. Murder, My Sweet -- Commentary track: Author Alain Silver (find his books). Rating: 9.1

2. Lolita -- Commentary track: Director Adrian Lyne. Rating: 8.8

3. Transformers -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.7

4. Armageddon -- Commentary track: Astronaut Joe Allen, asteroid consultant Ivan Bekley, and director of photography John Schwartzman. Rating: 8.5

5. The Godfather -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.5

6. The Perfect Storm -- Commentary track: Sebastian Junger, writer of source novel "The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea". Rating: 8.5

7. The Rock -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay, actors Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris, technical advisor Harry Humphries, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Rating: 8.4

8. The Island -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.4

9. Contact -- Commentary track: Director Robert Zemeckis and producer Steve Starkey. Rating: 8.4

10. The Racket -- Commentary track: Film noir scholar Eddie Muller, author of "Dark City". Rating: 8.4

11. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring -- Commentary track: Director Peter Jackson, and writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens. Rating: 8.4

12. Monty Python and the Holy Grail -- Commentary track: Writers/directors/actors Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. Rating: 8.4

13. The Godfather: Part II -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.4

14. Basic Instinct -- Commentary track: Director Paul Verhoeven and director of photography Jan de Bont. Rating: 8.4

15. Sunset Boulevard -- Commentary track: Ed Sikov, author of "On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder". Rating: 8.4

16. Used Cars -- Commentary track: Director/writer Robert Zemeckis, producer/writer Bob Gale, and actor Kurt Russell. Rating: 8.4

17. Halloween -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director John Carpenter, actor Jamie Lee Curtis, and writer/producer Debra Hill. Rating: 8.4

18. Zodiac -- Commentary track: Director David Fincher. Rating: 8.4

19. Seven Samurai -- Commentary track: Japanese film expert Michael Jeck. Rating: 8.4

20. Evil Dead II -- Commentary track: Director/co-writer Sam Raimi, actor Bruce Campbell, co-writer Scott Spiegel, and special effects make-up artist Greg Nicotero. Rating: 8.3

21. Brazil -- Commentary track: Director Terry Gilliam (on disc 1, the director's cut of the film). Rating: 8.3

22. JFK -- Commentary track: Director Oliver Stone. Rating: 8.3

23. American Pie 2 -- Commentary track: Screenwriter Adam Herz. Rating: 8.3

24. The Exorcist -- Commentary track: Director William Friedkin. Rating: 8.3

25. The Public Enemy -- Commentary track: Film historian Robert Sklar. Rating: 8.3

26. Point Blank -- Commentary track: Director John Boorman and filmmaker Steven Soderbergh. Rating: 8.3

27. Dazed and Confused -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Richard Linklater. Rating: 8.3

28. Get Shorty -- Commentary track: Director/producer Barry Sonnenfeld. Rating: 8.3

29. Silence of the Lambs -- Commentary track: Director Jonathan Demme, actors Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins, screenwriter Ted Tally, and FBI agent John Douglas. Rating: 8.3

30. Raging Bull -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese and editor Thelma Schoonmaker. Rating: 8.3

31. The Aviator -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese, editor Thelma Schoonmaker, and producer Michael Mann. Rating: 8.3

32. The Thing -- Commentary track: Director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell. Rating: 8.3

33. Taxi Driver (Laserdisc) -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader. Rating: 8.3

34. A Clockwork Orange -- Commentary track: Actor Malcolm McDowell and historian Nick Redman. Rating: 8.3

35. Armageddon -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and actors Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck. Rating: 8.3

36. Aliens -- Commentary track: Director James Cameron, producer Gale Anne Hurd, creature wizard Stan Winston, visual effects supervisors Robert and Dennis Skotak, miniature effects supervisor Pat McClung, and actors Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen Jenette Goldstein, Carrie Henn, and Christopher Henn. Rating: 8.3

37. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre -- Commentary track: Eric Lax, co-author of "Bogart". Rating: 8.3

38. Out of Sight -- Commentary track: Director Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Scott Frank. Rating: 8.3

39. Almost Famous -- Commentary track: Writer/director Cameron Crowe and his mom, Alice Crowe. Rating: 8.3

40. Out of the Past -- Commentary track: Author James Ursini (find his books). Rating: 8.3

41. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen -- Commentary track: Director Terry Gilliam and co-writer/actor Charles McKeown. Rating: 8.3

42. Gosford Park -- Commentary track: Writer/associate producer Julian Fellowes. Rating: 8.3

43. Faust -- Commentary track: Film critics David Ehrenstein and Bill Krohn. Rating: 8.3

44. To Catch a Thief -- Commentary track: Directors Peter Bogdanovich and Laurent Bouzereau. Rating: 8.3

45. Boogie Nights -- Commentary track: Director Paul Thomas Anderson. Rating: 8.3

46. Casablanca -- Commentary track: Film critic Roger Ebert. Rating: 8.3

47. Deliverance -- Commentary track: Director John Boorman. Rating: 8.3

48. The Green Mile -- Commentary track: Director Frank Darabont. Rating: 8.3

49. Zodiac -- Commentary track: Actors Jake Gyllenhall and Robert Downey Jr, producer Brad Fischer, screenwriter James Vanderbilt and writer James Ellroy. Rating: 8.3

50. Michael Clayton -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Tony Gilroy and editor John Gilroy. Rating: 8.3

51. Escape From New York -- Commentary track: Director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell. Rating: 8.3

52. UHF -- Commentary track: Director Jay Levy, actor/co-writer "Weird Al" Yankovic, and actors Michael Richards, Emo Phillips, and Victoria Jackson. Rating: 8.3

53. Blade Runner -- Commentary track: Director Ridley Scott. Rating: 8.3

54. Alien -- Commentary track: Director Ridley Scott. Rating: 8.3

55. 12 Monkeys -- Commentary track: Director Terry Gilliam and producer Chuck Roven. Rating: 8.2

56. La Strada -- Commentary track: Film historian Peter Bondanella. Rating: 8.2

57. Rounders -- Commentary track: Director John Dahl, screenwriters David Levien and Brian Koppelman, and actor Edward Norton. Rating: 8.2

58. Laura -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.2

59. Apocalypse Now -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.2

60. Gone With the Wind -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.2

61. A Fistful of Dollars -- Commentary track: Sergio Leone expert Sir Christopher Frayling. Rating: 8.2

62. Ed Wood -- Commentary track: Director Tim Burton, screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, actor Martin Landau, director of photography Stefan Czapsky, and costumer designer Colleen Atwood. Rating: 8.2

63. Road to Perdition -- Commentary track: Director Sam Mendes. Rating: 8.2

64. Seabiscuit -- Commentary track: Director Gary Ross and Steven Soderbergh. Rating: 8.2

65. The Butterfly Effect -- Commentary track: Co-writers/co-directors Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber. Rating: 8.2

66. Rebel Without A Cause -- Commentary track: Douglas L. Rathgeb, author of "The Making of Rebel Without A Cause". Rating: 8.2

67. This Is Spinal Tap (MGM) -- Commentary track: Spinal Tap: Derek Smalls (Harry Shearer), David St. Hubbins (Michael McKean), and Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest). Rating: 8.2

68. Pearl Harbor -- Commentary track: Director of photography John Schwartzman, costume designer Michael Kaplan, production designer Nigel Phelps, supervising art director Michael Lang, and composer Hans Zimmer. Rating: 8.2

69. Dances With Wolves -- Commentary track: Director/actor Kevin Costner and producer Jim Wilson. Rating: 8.2

70. Forrest Gump -- Commentary track: Director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter. Rating: 8.2

71. Rocky -- Commentary track: Director John G. Avildsen, producers Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff, actors Talia Shire, Burt Young, and Carl Weathers, and Stedicam inventor Garrett Brown. Rating: 8.2

72. Frankenstein -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.2

73. Repo Man -- Commentary track: Writer/director Alex Cox, executive producer Michael Nesmith, casting director Victoria Thomas, and actors Sy Richardson, Zander Schloss and Del Zamora. Rating: 8.2

74. The Godfather: Part III -- Commentary track: Director Francis Ford Coppola. Rating: 8.2

75. Evil Dead -- Commentary track: Actor Bruce Campbell. Rating: 8.2

76. Ghostbusters -- Commentary track: Director Ivan Reitman, writer/actor Harold Ramis, and associate producer Joe Medjuck ("visual" commentary with silhouettes). Rating: 8.2

77. The Usual Suspects -- Commentary track: Director Bryan Singer and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie. Rating: 8.2

78. Born on the Fourth of July -- Commentary track: Director Oliver Stone. Rating: 8.2

79. Major Dundee -- Commentary track: Film historians/Peckinpah experts Nick Redman, Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons, and David Weddle. Rating: 8.2

80. Hard Candy -- Commentary track: Actors Patrick Wilson and Ellen Page.. Rating: 8.2

81. Hot Fuzz -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Edgar Wright and screenwriter/actor Simon Pegg. Rating: 8.2

82. The Last Temptation of Christ -- Commentary track: Director Martin Scorsese, actor Willem Dafoe, screenwriter Paul Schrader, and film critic Jay Cocks. Rating: 8.2

83. A History of Violence -- Commentary track: Director David Cronenberg. Rating: 8.2

84. Pleasantville -- Commentary track: Director Gary Ross. Rating: 8.2

85. Titanic -- Commentary track: Director James Cameron. Rating: 8.1

86. Bad Boys -- Commentary track: Director Michael Bay. Rating: 8.1

87. Not Another Teen Movie -- Commentary track: Director Joel Gallen and screenwriter Michael G. Bender. Rating: 8.1

88. Wild Things -- Commentary track: Director John McNaughton. Rating: 8.1

89. All the President's Men -- Commentary track: Actor Robert Redford. Rating: 8.1

90. Platoon -- Commentary track: Director Oliver Stone. Rating: 8.1

91. True Romance -- Commentary track: Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino. Rating: 8.1

92. One Hour Photo -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Mark Romanek and actor Robin Williams. Rating: 8.1

93. Citizen Kane -- Commentary track: Film critic Roger Ebert. Rating: 8.1

94. Finding Nemo -- Commentary track: Co-directors Lee Unkrich and Andrew Stanton, and co-writer Bob Petersen. Rating: 8.1

95. A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Commentary track: Writer/director Wes Craven, actors John Saxon and Heather Langencamp, and director of photography Jacques Haitkin. Rating: 8.1

96. The Shining -- Commentary track: Authors Garrett Brown and John Baxter. Rating: 8.1

97. Miami Vice -- Commentary track: Screenwriter/director Michael Mann. Rating: 8.1

98. Time After Time -- Commentary track: Director Nicholas Meyer and actor Malcolm McDowell. Rating: 8.1

99. The Invisible Man -- Commentary track: Film historian Rudy Behlmer. Rating: 8.1

100. Tropic Thunder -- Commentary track: Producer/director/actor Ben Stiller, and actors Robert Downey Jr. and Jack Black. Rating: 8.1