Top 100 Films

1. Yi Yi (Edward Yang, 2000)

2. Charulata (Satyajit Ray, 1955)

3. Happy Together (Wong Kar-Wai, 1997)

4. All About My Mother (Pedro Almodovar, 1999)

5. A Brighter Summer Day (Edward Yang, 1991)

6. Eureka (Shinji Aoyama, 2000)

7. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1991)

8. The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949)

9. The 400 Blows (Francois Truffaut, 1959)

10. Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994)

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11. Modern Times (Charles Chaplin, 1936)

12. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)

13. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

14. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928)

15. High and Low (Akira Kurosawa, 1963)

16. Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967)

17. Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray, 1955)

18. Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1994)

19. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004)

20. Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1977)

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21. Vendredi Soir (Claire Denis, 2002)

22. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau, 1927)

23. Morvern Callar (Lynne Ramsay, 2002)

24. Shoot the Piano Player (François Truffaut, 1960)

25. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)

26. Princess Mononoke (Hayao Miyazaki, 1997)

27. Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen + Gene Kelly, 1952)

28. M (Fritz Lang, 1931)

29. The Son (Jean-Pierre + Luc Dardenne, 2002)

30. 8½ (Federico Fellini, 1963)

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31. In a Lonely Place (Nicholas Ray, 1950)

32. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)

33. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2006)

34. Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, 1984)

35. Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone, 1968)

36. Cabaret (Bob Fosse, 1972)

37. La Jetee (Chris Marker, 1962)

38. Platform (Jia Zhang-ke, 2000)

39. Millennium Mambo (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 2001)

40. Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002)

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41. High School (Frederick Wiseman, 1968)

42. The Leopard (Luchino Visconti, 1963)

43. Pierrot le fou (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965)

44. Hiroshima mon Amour (Alain Resnais, 1959)

45. Harlan County U.S.A. (Barbara Kopple, 1976)

46. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai, 2000)

47. Sherlock, Jr. (Buster Keaton, 1924)

48. L’Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1962)

49. The Young Girls of Rochefort (Jacques Demy, 1967)

50. The Heart of the World (Guy Maddin, 2000)

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51.Eraserhead (David Lynch, 1977)

52.Hoop Dreams (Steve James, 1994)

53. Trouble in Paradise (Ernst Lubitsch, 1932)

54. Le samouraï (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1967)

55. Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa, 1952)

56. Fargo (Joel + Ethan Coen, 1996)

57. Los Angeles Plays Itself (Thom Andersen, 2003)

58. Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960)

59. City Lights (Charles Chaplin, 1931)

60. L’Atalante (Jean Vigo, 1934)

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61. A Letter to Three Wives (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1949)

62. Rushmore (Wes Anderson, 1998)

63. Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953)

64. Touch of Evil (Orson Welles, 1958)

65. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)

66. Ran (Akira Kurosawa, 1985)

67. Fitzcarraldo (Werner Herzog, 1982)

68. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodovar, 1988)

69. The Godfather: Part II (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974)

70. Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)

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71. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955)

72. The Terrorizers (Edward Yang, 1986)

73. Repulsion (Roman Polanski, 1965)

74. Videodrome (David Cronenberg, 1983)

75. Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966)

76. A Man and a Woman (Claude Lelouch, 1966)

77. Mauvais Sang (Leos Carax, 1986)

78. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Sergio Leone, 1966)

79. 2046 (Wong Kar Wai, 2004)

80. Cleo from 5 to 7 (Agnes Varda, 1962)

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81. Pickpocket (Jia Zhang Ke, 1997)

82. Jules et Jim (Francois Truffaut, 1962)

83. The Red Shoes (Michael Powell + Emeric Pressburger, 1948)

84. My Life To Live (Jean-Luc Godard, 1962)

85. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater, 2004)

86. Aguirre The Wrath of God (Werner Herzog, 1972)

87. High Fidelity (Stephen Frears, 2000)

88. Y tu mamá también (Alfonso Cuaron, 2001)

89. My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki, 1988)

90. Naked Childhood (Maurice Pialat, 1968)

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91. Sullivan’s Travels (Preston Sturges, 1941)

92. The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles, 1942)

93. Manhattan (Woody Allen, 1979)

94. Trust (Hal Hartley, 1990)

95. Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999)

96. Kings and Queen (Arnaud Desplechin, 2004)

97. The Hole (Ming-liang Tsai, 1998)

98. Last Life in the Universe (Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, 2003)

99. The Spirit of the Beehive (Victor Erice, 1973)

100. The Science of Sleep (Michel Gondry, 2006)

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Films by Decade
1920s – 3
1930s – 5
1940s – 6
1950s – 11
1960s – 24
1970s – 8
1980s – 8
1990s – 15
2000s – 20

Directors with Multiple Films
Akira Kurosawa – 4
Wong Kar Wai – 4
Jean-Luc Godard – 3
Francois Truffaut – 3
Orson Welles – 3
Edward Yang – 3
Woody Allen – 2
Pedro Almodovar – 2
Charles Chaplin – 2
Claire Denis – 2
Michel Gondry – 2
Werner Herzog – 2
Alfred Hitchcock – 2
Jia Zhang-ke – 2
Krzysztof Kieslowski – 2
Sergio Leone – 2
Hayao Miyazaki – 2
Satyajit Ray – 2

Films by Country

USA – 32
France – 21
Japan – 8
Italy – 5
Taiwan – 5
UK – 5
Germany – 4
Hong Kong – 4
Spain – 3
Canada – 2
China – 2
India – 2
Poland – 2
Thailand – 2
Belgium – 1
Mexico – 1
Soviet Union – 1

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