04/04/2013 05:37 pm ET

Roger Ebert's Favorite Movies Over The Past Five Decades

On April 4, legendary movie critic Roger Ebert died at the age of 70.

Celebrated for his lively reviews and extensive film knowledge, Ebert spent his career reviewing movies for the Chicago Sun-Times. Each year, Ebert compiled his favorite films, spanning almost 50 years.

Click through below to see Ebert's favorite film from each year.