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The Silent Era List (compiled in 2004)
  • 1. Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer)
    2. Sunrise (Murnau)
    3. Un Chien Andalou (Bunuel and Dali)
    4. Battleship Potemkin (Eisenstein)
    5. Man With A Movie Camera (Vertov)
    6. The Last Laugh (Murnau)
    7. Greed (von Stroheim)
    8. The Gold Rush (Chaplin)
    9. The General (Keaton)
    10. Metropolis (Lang)
    11. Intolerance (Griffith)
    12. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Weine)
    13. Shelock, Jr. (Keaton)
    14. Nosferatu (Murnau)
    15. (Tie) Nanook of the North (Flaherty)
    Pandora�s Box (Pabst)
    17. The Crowd (Vidor)
    18. October (Eisenstein)
    19. The Wind (Sjostrom)
    20. Broken Blossoms (Griffith)
    21. A Trip to the Moon (Melies)
    22. Diary of a Lost Girl (Pabst)
    23. Entr�acte (Clair)
    24. Strike (Eisenstein)
    25. Die Niebelungen (Lang)
    26. Napoleon (Gance)
    27. The Kid (Chaplin)
    28. Birth of a Nation (Griffith)
    29. The Lodger (Hitchcock)
    30. Destiny (Lang)
    31. The Crazy Ray (Clair)
    32. Blackmail (Hitchcock)
    33. Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (Lang)
    34. Our Hospitality (Keaton)
    35. Les Vampires (Feuillade)
    36. He Who Gets Slapped (Sjostrom)
    37. The Fall of the House of Usher (Watson and Webber)
    38. The Iron Horse (John Ford)
    39. The Circus (Chaplin)
    40. (Tie) Foolish Wives (von Stroheim)
    Mother (Pudovkin)
    42. Joyless Street (Pabst)
    43. (Tie) The Great Train Robbery (Porter)
    A Page of Madness (Kinugasa)
    45. Regeneration (Walsh)
    46. (Tie) The Man Who Laughs (Leni)
    The Parson�s Widow (Dreyer)
    Safety Last! (Newmeyer and Taylor)
    49. Queen Kelly (von Stroheim)
    50. Steamboat Willie (Disney and Iwerks)
    51. Cabiria (Pastrone)
    52. The Waterer Watered (Lumiere)
    53. The Old and the New (Eisenstein)
    54. The Phantom Chariot (Sjostrom)
    55. Faust (Murnau)
    56. (Tie) Haxan (Christensen)
    Spies (Lang)
    58. Cops (Keaton)
    59. A Corner in Wheat (Griffith)
    60. The Big Parade (Vidor)
    61. Arsenal (Dovzhenko)
    62. The Docks of New York (von Sternberg)
    63. (Tie) The End of St. Petersburg (Pudovkin)
    The Love of Jeanne Ney (Pabst)
    65. Seven Chances (Keaton)
    66. (Tie) Berlin: Symphony of a City (Ruttmann)
    Easy Steet (Chaplin)
    The Navigator (Keaton)
    69. The Workers Leaving the Factory (Lumiere)
    70. The Cheat (deMille)
    71. (Tie) Ballet mecanique (Leger)
    A Dog�s Life (Chaplin)
    The Smiling Madame Beudet (Dulac)
    Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Keaton)
    75. Der Golem (Wegener)
    76. One Week (Keaton)
    77. (Tie) Chess Fever (Pudovkin)
    A Woman of Paris (Chaplin)
    79. (Tie) Bed and Sofa (Room)
    Toll of the Sea (Franklin)
    81. (Tie) Arrival of the Mail Train (Lumiere)
    The Marriage Circle (Lubitsch)
    83. (Tie) Underworld (von Sternberg)
    Way Down East (Griffith)
    The Wedding March (von Stroheim)
    86. The Unknown (Browning)
    87. (Tie) Flesh and the Devil (Brown)
    It! (Badger)
    89. The Black Pirate (Parker)
    90. Eternal Love (Lubitsch)
    91. (Tie) The Beggars of Life (Wellman)
    L�Etoile de Mer (Man Ray)
    93. (Tie) Mikael (Dreyer)
    The Thief of Baghdad (Walsh)
    95. Phantom of the Opera (Julian)
    96. The Immigrant (Chaplin)
    97. Neighbors (Keaton)
    98. Ingeborg Holm (Sjostrom)
    99. A Girl in Every Port (Hawks)
    100. Jazz Singer (Crosland)
The 1930s List (compiled in 2004)
  • 1. Rules of the Game (Renoir)
    2. L'Atalante (Vigo)
    3. M (Lang)
    4. Grand Illusion (Renoir)
    5. Trouble in Paradise (Lubitsch)
    6. City Lights (Chaplin)
    7. Modern Times (Chaplin)
    8. Alexander Nevsky (Eisenstein)
    9. Bringing Up Baby (Hawks)
    10. (Tie) Wizard of Oz (Fleming)
    Zero for Conduct (Vigo)
    12. Stagecoach (Ford)
    13. L'Age D'Or (Bunuel)
    14. Duck Soup (McCarey)
    15. The 39 Steps (Hitchcock)
    16. Vampyr (Dreyer)
    17. Only Angels Have Wings (Hawks)
    18. Scarlett Empress (von Sternberg)
    19. Las Hurdes (Bunuel)
    20. Blue Angel (von Sternberg)
    21. Bride of Frankenstein (Whale)
    22. Earth (Dovzhenko)
    23. Rose Hobart (Cornell)
    24. Freaks (Browning)
    25. Day in the Country (Renoir)
    26. (Tie) Blood of a Poet (Cocteau)
    Love Me Tonight (Mamoulian)
    My Man Godfrey (La Cava)
    29. Make Way for Tomorrow (McCarey)
    30. Shanghai Express (von Sternberg)
    31. The Lady Vanishes (Hitchcock)
    32. Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Lang)
    33. The Story of the Late Crysanthemums (Mizoguchi)
    34. (Tie) I Was Born But... (Ozu)
    Sisters of Gion (Mizoguchi)
    36. Story of the Floating Weeds (Ozu)
    37. All Quiet on the Western Front (Milestone)
    38. Boudu Saved From Drowning (Renoir)
    39. Olympia (Riefenstahl)
    40. Young Mr. Lincoln (Ford)
    41. (Tie) A Night at the Opera (Wood)
    Top Hat (Sandrich)
    43. King Kong (Schoedsack and Cooper)
    44. Design for Living (Lubitsch)
    45. Tabu (Murnau)
    46. Thin Man (Van Dyke)
    47. (Tie) A Nous la Liberte (Clair)
    The Black Cat (Ulmer)
    Gold Diggers of 1933 (LeRoy)
    50. The Crime of Monsieur Lange (Renoir)
    51. Invisible Man (Whale)
    52. Osaka Elegy (Mizoguchi)
    53. Fury (Lang)
    54. La Bete Humaine (Renoir)
    55. (Tie) The Awful Truth (McCarey)
    It Happened One Night (Capra)
    Scarface (Hawks)
    58. The Adventures of Robin Hood (Curtiz)
    59. The Smiling Lieutenant (Lubitsch)
    60. Le jour se leve (Carne)
    61. (Tie) Happiness (Medvedkin)
    Le Million (Clair)
    63. Gone With the Wind (Fleming)
    64. The Only Son (Ozu)
    65. Under the Roofs of Paris (Clair)
    66. The Man Who Knew Too Much (Hitchcock)
    67. Twentieth Century (Hawks)
    68. Man of Aran (Flaherty)
    69. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Capra)
    70. (Tie) Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Capra)
    Swing Time (Stevens)
    72. Blonde Venus (von Sternberg)
    73. Porky in Wackyland (Clampett)
    74. (Tie) Frankenstein (Whale)
    La Chienne (Renoir)
    76. Young and Innocent (Hitchcock)
    77. Lost Horizon (Capra)
    78. Triumph of the Will (Riefenstahl)
    79. (Tie) Dodsworth (Wyler)
    Ruggles of Red Gap (McCarey)
    81. Queen Christina (Mamoulian)
    82. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (Disney)
    83. Ninotchka (Lubitsch)
    84. (Tie) Rich and Strange (Hitchcock)
    Stage Door (La Cava)
    86. (Tie) Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Mamoulian)
    You Only Live Once (Lang)
    88. She Done Him Wrong (Sherman)
    89. (Tie) Sabotage (Hitchcock)
    Secret Agent (Hitchcock)
    91. Mad Love (Freund)
    92. The Women (Cukor)
    93. Doctor X (Curtiz)
    94. One Hour With You (Cukor and Lubitsch)
    95. (Tie) Holiday (Cukor)
    Morocco (von Sternberg)
    97. (Tie) Dracula (Browning)
    The Most Dangerous Game (Pichel and Schoedsack)
    99. Pepe le Moko (Duvivier)
    100. Wuthering Heights (Wyler)
The 1940s List (compiled in December 2004)
  • 1. Day of Wrath (Dreyer, 1943)
    2. Notorious (Hitchcock, 1946)
    3. The Magnificent Ambersons (Welles, 1942)
    4. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
    5. Ivan the Terrible (Eisenstein, 1945-46)
    6. Late Spring (Ozu, 1949)
    7. My Darling Clementine (Ford, 1946)
    8. His Girl Friday (Hawks, 1940)
    9. To Have and Have Not (Hawks, 1944)
    10. The Big Sleep (Hawks, 1946)
    11. The Lady from Shanghai (Welles, 1947)
    12. I Know Where I'm Going! (Powell and Pressburger, 1945)
    13. Black Narcissus (Powell and Pressburger, 1947)
    14. The Third Man (Reed, 1949)
    15. Meshes of the Afternoon (Deren/Hammid, 1943)
    16. Letter from an Unknown Woman (Ophuls, 1948)
    17. Monsieur Verdoux (Chaplin, 1947)
    18. To Be or Not to Be (Lubitsch, 1942)
    19 .The Shop Around the Corner (Lubitsch, 1940)
    20. (Tie) Shadow of a Doubt (Hitchcock, 1943)
    The Red Shoes (Powell and Pressburger, 1948)
    22. Beauty and the Beast (Cocteau, 1946)
    23. Double Indemnity (Wilder, 1944)
    24. Meet Me in St. Louis (Minnelli, 1944)
    25. Cat People (Tourneur, 1942)
    26. Fantasia (Disney, 1940)
    27. Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Powell and Pressburger, 1943)
    28. Orpheus (Cocteau, 1949)
    29. The Great Dictator (Chaplin, 1940)
    30. Sullivan's Travels (Sturges, 1941)
    31. Brief Encounter (Lean, 1945)
    32. Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (Bresson, 1945)
    33. Rome, Open City (Rossellini, 1945)
    34. (Tie) The Bicycle Thief (de Sica, 1948)
    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Huston, 1948)
    36. Scarlet Street (Lang, 1945)
    37. King-Size Canary (Avery, 1947)
    38. The Reckless Moment (Ophuls, 1949)
    39. The Best Years of Our Lives (Wyler, 1946)
    40. Red River (Hawks, 1948)
    41. (Tie) Children of Paradise (Carn�, 1945)
    Christmas in July (Sturges, 1940)
    Germany Year Zero (Rossellini, 1948)
    La Terra Trema (Visconti, 1948)
    45. (Tie) Le Corbeau (Clouzot, 1943)
    Miracle of Morgan's Creek (Sturges, 1944)
    47. (Tie) Force of Evil (Polonsky, 1948)
    Out of the Past (Tourneur, 1947)
    49. Laura (Preminger, 1944)
    50. Women of the Night (Mizoguchi, 1948)
    51. Louisiana Story (Flaherty, 1948)
    52. (Tie) Leave Her to Heaven (Stahl, 1945)
    Record of a Tenement Gentleman (Ozu, 1947)
    54. (Tie) How Green Was My Valley (Ford, 1941)
    Pasian (Rossellini, 1946)
    56. (Tie) Cluny Brown (Lubitsch, 1946)
    Spellbound (Hitchcock, 1945)
    58. (Tie) Jour de f�te (Tati, 1949)
    Lifeboat (Hitchcock, 1944)
    White Heat (Walsh, 1949)
    61. The Philadelphia Story (Cukor, 1940)
    62. (Tie) Casablanca (Curtiz, 1942)
    The Lady Eve (Sturges, 1941)
    64. (Tie) The Heiress (Wyler, 1949)
    The Little Foxes (Wyler, 1941)
    66. Unfaithfully Yours (Sturges, 1948)
    67. (Tie) A Matter of Life and Death (a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven) (Powell and Pressburger, 1946)
    Rope (Hitchcock, 1948)
    The Battle of San Pietro (Huston, 1945)
    70. I Was a Male War Bride (Hawks, 1949)
    71. The Maltese Falcon (Huston, 1941)
    72. Utamoro and His Five Women (Mizoguchi)
    73. (Tie) Screwball Squirrel (Avery, 1944)
    Suspicion (Hitchcock, 1941)
    75. The Pirate (Minnelli, 1948)
    76. Quai des Ofevres (Clouzot, 1947)
    77. (Tie) Odd Man Out (Reed, 1947)
    Prison (Bergman, 1949)
    79. I Walked with a Zombie (Tourneur, 1943)
    80. Red Hot Riding Hood (Avery, 1943)
    81. (Tie) Gun Crazy (Lewis, 1949)
    The Devil and Daniel Webster (Dieterle, 1941)
    83. Stray Dog (Kurosawa, 1949)
    84. The Southerner (Renoir, 1949)
    85. Key Largo (Huston, 1948)
    86. Ossessione (Visconti, 1943)
    87. Rebecca (Hitchcock, 1940)
    88. It's A Wonderful Life (Capra, 1946)
The 1950s List (compiled in February 2005):
  • 1. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958), 870
    2. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953), 864
    3. Rear Window (Hitchcock, 1954), 691
    4. Ordet (Dreyer, 1955), 649
    5. Wild Strawberries (Bergman, 1957), 600
    6. The 400 Blows (Truffaut, 1959), 597
    7. Touch of Evil (Welles, 1958), 580
    8. Rashomon (Kurosawa, 1950), 560
    9. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954), 558
    10. A Man Escaped (Bresson, 1956), 543
    11. Singin' In the Rain (Stanley Donen, 1952), 535
    12. North by Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959), 521
    13. Ikiru (Kurosawa, 1952), 518
    14. Diary of a Country Priest (Bresson, 1951), 509
    15. Sunset Boulevard (Wilder, 1950), 496
    16. Night of the Hunter (Laughton, 1955), 475
    17. Ugetsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi, 1953), 470
    18. Hiroshima Mon Amour (Resnais, 1959), 464
    19. Paths of Glory (Kubrick, 1957), 458
    20. Early Summer (Ozu, 1951), 448
    21. The Searchers (Ford, 1956), 436
    22. Seventh Seal (Bergman, 1957), 396
    23. Mon Oncle (Tati, 1958), 379
    24. Night and Fog (Resnais, 1955), 375
    25. All About Eve (Mankiewicz, 1950), 362
    26. Rio Bravo (Hawks, 1959), 351
    27. Some Like It Hot (Wilder, 1959), 348
    28. Throne of Blood (Kurosawa, 1957), 325
    29. Strangers on a Train (Hitchcock, 1951), 322
    30. Nights of Cabiria (Fellini, 1957), 317
    31. Pickpocket (Bresson, 1959), 316
    32. The Band Wagon (Minnelli, 1953), 294
    33. Earrings of Madame de... (Ophuls, 1953), 293
    34. All That Heaven Allows (Sirk, 1955), 284
    35. Floating Weeds (Ozu, 1959), 282
    36. La Strada (Fellini, 1954), 276
    37. The Killing (Kubrick, 1956), 274
    38. Kiss Me Deadly (Aldrich, 1955), 271
    39. Sansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi, 1954), 270
    40. In Lonely Place (Ray, 1950), 256
    41 (Tie) M. Hulot's Holiday (Tati, 1953), 252
    Umberto D (De Sica, 1952), 252
    43. Les Diaboliques (Clouzot, 1955), 247
    44. Johnny Guitar (Ray, 1954), 240
    45. Wages of Fear (Clouzot, 1952), 239
    46. Voyage in Italy (Rosselini), 236
    47. 12 Angry Men (Lumet, 1957), 223
    48. Written On the Wind (Sirk, 1956), 208
    49. Shadows (Cassavetes, 1959), 204
    50. A Star Is Born (Cukor, 1954), 185
    51. (Tie) Pather Panchali (Ray, 1955), 184
    Pickup on South Street (Fuller, 1953), 184
    53. (Tie) Imitation of Life (Sirk, 1959), 170
    Life of Oharu (Mizoguchi, 1952), 170
    55. The African Queen (Huston, 1951), 167
    56. Cranes are Flying (Kalatozov, 1957), 159
    57. On the Waterfront (Kazan, 1954), 158
    58. The Big Heat (Lang), 154
    59. Bigger Than Life (Ray, 1956), 153
    60. Steel Helmet (Fuller, 1951), 152
    61. Good Morning (Ozu, 1959), 150
    62. (Tie) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), 148
    Rififi (Dassin, 1955), 148
    64. Wrong Man (Hitchcock, 1956), 146
    65. River (Renoir), 140
    66. Asphalt Jungle (Huston, 1950), 135
    67. Street of Shame (Mizoguchi), 133
    68. Bridge on the River Kwai (Lean, 1957), 130
    69. El - This Strange Passion , 125
    70. Dial M for Murder (Hitchcock, 1954), 124
    71. Senso (Visconti), 122
    72. Bob le flambeur (Melville, 1955), 121
    73. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Siegel, 1956), 120
    74. Forty Guns (Fuller, 1957), 119
    75. Criminal Life of Archibald de la Cruz , 117
    76. Lola Montes (Ophuls, 1955), 114
    77. Smiles of a Summer Night (Bergman, 1955), 112
    78. Francesco Giullare di Dio (Rossellini), 109
    79. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (Ozu, 1952), 107
    80. (Tie) Chikamatsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi, 1954), 103
    Horror of Dracula (Fisher, 1958), 103
    Los Olvidados (Bu�uel, 1950), 103
    83. High Noon (Zinneman, 1952), 102
    84. Early Spring (Ozu), 100
    85. Europa 51 (Rossellini), 98
    86. Man of the West (Mann), 96
    87. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), 95
    88. Golden Coach (Renoir), 94
    89. White Nights (Visconti), 92
    90. Movie (Conner), 89
    91. (Tie) Duck Amuck (Jones), 88
    Hidden Fortress, (Kurosawa, 1958), 88
    93. The Lower Depths (1957), 88
    94. Bonjour Tristesse (Preminger, 1958), 87
    95. Forbidden Games (Clement, 1952), 86
    96. (Tie) Bad Day At Black Rock (Sturges, 1955 ), 84
    Les Enfants terribles (Melville, 1950), 84
    98. (Tie) Ashes and Diamonds (Wajda, 1958), 83
    Auntie Mame, 83
    Day the Earth Stood Still (Wise, 1951), 83
    Suddenly, Last Summer (Mankiewicz, 1959), 83
    Tarnished Angels (Sirk, 1958), 83
The 1960s List (compiled in August 2005):
  • 1. 8½ (Fellini, 1963), 554
    2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968), 522
    3. Andrei Rublev (Tarkovsky, 1966), 505
    4. L'Avventura (Antonioni, 1960), 487
    5. Playtime (Tati, 1967), 464
    6. Persona (Bergman, 1966), 460
    7. La Dolce Vita (Fellini, 1960), 438
    8. Contempt (Godard, 1963), 385
    9. Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Kubrick, 1964), 378
    10. Psycho (Hitchcock, 1960), 376
    11. Jules And Jim (Truffaut, 1961), 352
    12. The Battle Of Algiers (Pontecorvo, 1965), 347
    13. Once Upon a Time in the West (Leone, 1968), 338
    14. Au hasard Balthazar (Bresson, 1966), 327
    15. The Apartment (Wilder, 1960), 315
    16. Le Samourai (Melville, 1967), 314
    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Leone, 1966), 314
    18. L'Eclisse (Antonioni, 1962), 313
    19. Blow-Up (Antonioni, 1966), 305
    20. Breathless (Godard, 1960), 300
    21. Cléo from 5 to 7 (Varda, 1962), 294
    22. My Life to Live (Godard, 1962), 290
    23. Faces (Cassavetes, 1968), 286
    24. La Jetee (Marker, 1962), 279
    25. Lawrence of Arabia (Lean, 1962), 262
    26. Woman in the Dunes (Teshigahara, 1964), 259
    Last Year at Marienbad (Resnais, 1961), 259
    28. Viridiana (Buñuel, 1961), 258
    29. Band of Outsiders (Godard, 1964), 246
    30. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Demy, 1964), 242
    31. The Leopard (Visconti, 1963), 234
    32. Yojimbo (Kurosawa, 1961), 230
    33. The Birds (Hitchcock, 1963), 229
    34. Rocco and His Brothers (Visconti, 1960), 217
    35. Peeping Tom (Powell, 1960), 216
    36. My Night at Maud's (Rohmer, 1969), 212
    37. Belle de Jour (Luis Bunuel, 1967), 202
    38. High and Low (Kurosawa, 1963), 198
    39. Two or Three Things I Know About Her (Godard, 1966), 192
    40. Il Posto (Olmi, 1961), 189
    41. Weekend (Godard, 1967), 188
    42. Night of the Living Dead (Romero, 1968), 175
    43. Pierrot Le Fou (Godard, 1965), 174
    44. The Trial (Welles, 1962), 170
    45. Le Trou (Becker, 1960), 166
    46. An Autumn Afternoon (Ozu, 1962), 158
    47. Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors (Paradzhanov, 1964), 156
    48. Branded to Kill (Suzuki, 1967), 155
    49. The Silence (Bergman, 1963), 154
    50. Late Autumn (Ozu, 1960), 152
    51. Ivan's Childhood (Tarkovsky, 1962), 149
    52. Dog Star Man (Brakhage, 1964), 148
    53. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Ford, 1962), 145
    54. Shoot the Piano Player (Truffaut, 1960), 144
    55. Gertrud (Dreyer, 1964), 142
    56. Bonnie and Clyde (Penn, 1967), 138
    57. Winter Light (Bergman, 1962), 136
    58. The Graduate (Nichols, 1967), 130
    59. Red Beard (Kurosawa, 1965), 127
    Rosemary's Baby (Polanski, 1968), 127
    61. Lolita (Kubrick, 1962), 126
    62. The Manchurian Candidate (Frankenheimer, 1962), 124
    63. Tokyo Drifter (Suzuki, 1966), 123
    64. I Fidanzati (Olmi, 1963), 122
    65. The Exterminating Angel (Buñuel, 1962), 121
    66. The Young Girls of Rochefort (Demy, 1967), 119
    Tokyo Olympiad (Ichikawa, 1965), 119
    68. Juliet of The Spirits (Fellini, 1965), 115
    69. A Hard Day's Night (Lester, 1964), 112
    70. Repulsion (Polanski, 1965), 110
    Simon of the Desert (Buñuel, 1965), 110
    72. West Side Story(Wise/Robbins, 1961), 108
    73. Z (Costa-Gavras, 1969), 107
    74. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Nichols, 1966), 106
    75. Alphaville (Godard, 1965), 103
    Mothlight (Brakhage, 1963), 103
    77. Fellini Satyricon (Fellini, 1969), 102
    Point Blank (Boorman, 1967), 102
    79. Red Desert (Antonioni, 1964), 100
    80. Naked Island (Shindo, 1960), 99
    Lola (Demy, 1961), 99
    82. Mouchette (Bresson, 1967), 97
    83. Hour of the Wolf (Bergman, 1968), 96
    Eyes Without a Face (Franju, 1960), 96
    85. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (Hill, 1969), 95
    86. The Hustler (Rossen, 1961), 91
    87. The Wild Bunch (Peckinpah, 1969), 89
    88. Kwaidan (Kobayashi, 1964), 88
    89. Youth of the Beast (Suzuki, 1963), 87
    90. The House Is Black (Farrokhzad, 1963), 86
    91. Petulia (Lester, 1968), 84
    Marnie (Hitchcock, 1964), 84
    Divorce Italian Style (Germi, 1961), 84
    94. The Milky Way (Buñuel, 1969), 82
    Carnival of Souls (Harvey, 1962), 82
    96. Black Sunday (Bava, 1960), 80
    A Woman is a Woman (Godard, 1961), 80
    98. The Temptation of Doctor Antonio (Fellini, 1962), 79
    The End of Summer (Ozu, 1961), 79
    100. For A Few Dollars More (Leone, 1965), 78
    Fighting Elegy (Suzuki, 1966), 78
The 1970s List (compiled in September 2005):
  • 1. Annie Hall (Allen, 1977), 522
    2. Nashville (Altman, 1975), 512
    3. Barry Lyndon (Kubrick, 1975), 446
    4. Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976), 442
    5. Cries and Whispers (Bergman, 1972), 432
    6. Chinatown (Polanski, 1974), 429
    7. Aguirre the Wrath of God (Herzog, 1972), 407
    8. The Godfather II (Coppola, 1974), 395
    9. The Conformist (Bertolucci, 1970), 388
    10. Mirror (Tarkovsky, 1975), 387
    11. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Bunuel, 1972), 380
    12. The Marriage of Maria Braun (Fassbinder, 1979), 364
    13. A Clockwork Orange (Kubrick, 1971), 361
    14. The Godfather (Coppola, 1972), 353
    15. Days of Heaven (Malick, 1978), 348
    16. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Fassbinder, 1974), 321
    17. Apocalypse Now (Coppola, 1979), 307
    18. Don't Look Now (Roeg, 1973), 292
    19. The Conversation (Coppola, 1974), 289
    20. Amarcord (Fellini, 1973), 286
    21. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Altman, 1971), 283
    22. Eraserhead (Lynch, 1977), 279
    23. Stalker (Tarkovsky, 1979), 271
    24. Manhattan (Allen, 1979), 261
    25. Badlands (Malick, 1973), 256
    26. Star Wars (Lucas, 1977), 251
    27. The Exorcist (Friedkin, 1973), 248
    That Obscure Object of Desire (Bunuel, 1977), 248
    29. Le Cercle Rouge (Melville, 1970), 247
    30. Last Tango in Paris (Bertolucci, 1972), 242
    31. Alien (Scott, 1979), 217
    32. A Woman Under the Influence (Cassavetes, 1974), 216
    33. 3 Women (Altman, 1977), 204
    34. Autumn Sonata (Bergman, 1978), 199
    35. Solaris (Tarkovsky, 1972), 197
    36. Mean Streets (Scorsese, 1973), 195
    37. Walkabout (Roeg, 1971), 194
    38. The Deer Hunter (Cimino, 1978), 186
    39. Grey Gardens (Maysles, 1975), 174
    Spirit of the Beehive (Erice, 1973), 174
    41. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Forman, 1975), 173
    42. Death in Venice (Visconti, 1971), 168
    43. Salo (Pasolini, 1976), 164
    44. Scenes From A Marriage (Bergman, 1973), 163
    45. Jaws (Spielberg, 1975), 157
    46. The French Connection (Friedkin, 1971), 156
    47. Gimme Shelter (Maysles, 1970), 154
    The Yakuza Papers: Battles Without Honor & Humanity (Fukasaku, 1973), 154
    49. Carrie (DePalma, 1976), 150
    The Last Picture Show (Bogdanovich, 1971), 150
    51. F For Fake (Welles, 1974), 141
    52. Desperate Living (Waters, 1977), 131
    53. In a Year of 13 Moons (Fassbinder, 1978), 121
    54. Lancelot du Lac (Bresson, 1974), 118
    55. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Weir, 1975), 117
    56. All That Jazz, (Fosse, 1979), 116
    57. Casanova (Fellini, 1976), 113
    58. M*A*S*H (Altman, 1970), 111
    59. The Outlaw Josey Wales (Eastwood, 1978), 110
    60. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Spielberg, 1977), 105
    The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Herzog, 1974), 105
    Paper Moon (Bogdanovich, 1973), 105
    63. The Devils (Russell, 1971), 101
    The Emigrants (Troell, 1971), 101
    65. Straw Dogs (Peckinpah, 1971), 100
    66. The Tenant (Polanski, 1976), 98
    The Tin Drum (Schlondorff, 1979), 98
    68. Dog Day Afternoon (Lumet, 1975), 95
    Halloween (Carpenter, 1978), 95
    70. Celine and Julie Go Boating (Rivette, 1974), 93
    71. All the President's Men (Pakula, 1976), 93
    Arabian Nights (Pasolini, 1974), 93
    A Walk Through H (Greenaway, 1978), 93
    74. Dawn of the Dead (Romero, 1978), 92
    75. Two English Girls (Truffaut, 1971), 90
    76. The Long Goodbye (Altman, 1973), 88
    77. The Mother and the Whore (Eustache, 1973), 88
    78. Two-Lane Blacktop (Hellman, 1971), 87
    79. Hearts and Minds (Davis, 1974), 86
    80. Zabriskie Point (Antonioni, 1970), 84
    81. Effi Briest (Fassbinder, 1974), 81
    82. The Passenger (Antonioni, 1975), 79
    83. Suspiria (Argento, 1977), 76
    84. Young Frankenstein (Brooks, 1974), 73
    85. Chloe in the Afternoon (Rohmer, 1972), 72
    86. Performance (Roeg and Cammell, 1970), 71
    87. Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (Ruiz, 1979), 70
    Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Cassavetes, 1976), 70
    89. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Fassbinder, 1972), 69
    Life of Brian (Jones, 1979), 69
    Love and Death (Allen, 1975), 69
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Hooper, 1974), 69
    93. Blazing Saddles (Brooks, 1974), 68
    Claire's Knee (Rohmer, 1970), 68
    It's Alive (Cohen, 1974), 68
    Nosferatu (Herzog, 1976), 68
    97. Being There (Ashby, 1979), 67
    98. 1900 (Bertolucci, 1976), 66
    99. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Jones, 1975), 64
    Small Change (Truffaut, 1976), 64
The 1980s List (compiled in October 2005)
  • 1. Blue Velvet (Lynch, 1986) 918
    2. Fanny and Alexander (Bergman, 1982) 915
    3. Raging Bull (Scorsese, 1980) 798
    4. The Decalogue (Kieslowski, 1988-89) 677
    5. Brazil (Gilliam, 1985) 598
    6. Do the Right Thing (Lee, 1989) 541
    7. The Shining (Kubrick, 1980) 520
    8. Ran (Kurosawa, 1985) 515
    9. Crimes and Misdemeanors (Allen, 1989) 491
    10. Blade Runner (Scott, 1982) 483
    11. Wings of Desire (Wenders, 1987) 466
    12. Fitzcarraldo (Herzog, 1982) 440
    13. The Elephant Man (Lynch, 1980) 423
    14. The Empire Strikes Back (Kershner, 1980) 409
    15. L' Argent (Bresson, 1983) 397
    16. Paris, Texas (Wenders, 1984) 396
    17. Raiders of the Lost Ark (Spielberg, 1981) 392
    18. Stranger Than Paradise (Jarmusch, 1984) 377
    Videodrome (Cronenberg, 1983) 377
    20. The Sacrifice (Tarkovsky, 1986) 370
    21. Hanna and Her Sisters (Allen, 1986) 354
    22. The Last Temptation of Christ (Scorsese, 1988) 344
    23. Dead Ringers (Cronenberg, 1988) 323
    24. Nostalghia (Tarkovsky, 1983) 313
    25. Sans Soleil (Marker, 1983) 307
    26. Veronika Voss (Fassbinder, 1982) 305
    27. Cinema Paradiso (Tornatore, 1989) 300
    28. Koyaanisqatsi (Reggio, 1983) 293
    29. Full Metal Jacket (Kubrick, 1987) 288
    This is Spinal Tap (Reiner, 1984) 288
    31. Stardust Memories (Allen, 1980) 271
    32. Broadway Danny Rose (Allen, 1984) 269
    33. After Hours (Scorsese, 1985) 268
    34. Blow Out (De Palma, 1981) 261
    35. The King of Comedy (Scorsese, 1983) 259
    36, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover (Greenaway, 1989) 249
    37, Where is the Friend's Home? (Kiarostami, 1987) 241
    38, Once Upon a Time in America (Leone, 1984) 231
    39. Amadeus (Forman, 1984) 228
    40. Vagabond (Varda, 1985) 226
    Zelig (Allen, 1983) 226
    42. The Fly (Cronenberg, 1986) 225
    43. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Kaufman, 1988) 223
    44. The Green Ray (Rohmer, 1986) 219
    45. The Killer (Woo, 1989) 217
    46. Gates of Heaven (Morris, 1980) 213
    47. My Neighbor Totoro (Miyazaki, 1988) 202
    48. Down by Law (Jarmusch, 1986) 194
    Raising Arizona (Coen, 1987) 194
    50. The Vanishing (Sluizer, 1988) 191
    51. The Thin Blue Line (Morris, 1988) 188
    52. Grave of the Fireflies (Takahata, 1988) 187
    The Last Emperor (Bertolucci, 1987) 187
    Lola (Fassbinder, 1981) 187
    The Purple Rose of Cairo (Allen, 1985) 187
    56. Kagemusha (Kurosawa, 1980) 186
    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Almodovar, 1988) 186
    58. Day of the Dead (Romero, 1985) 175
    59. Come and See (Klimov, 1985) 171
    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Miyazaki, 1984) 171
    61. Berlin Alexanderplatz (Fassbinder, 1980) 170
    62. House of Games (Mamet, 1987) 165
    Pee Wee's Big Adventure (Burton, 1985) 165
    64. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Soderbergh, 1989) 160
    65. Blood Simple (Coen, 1984) 156
    66. Aliens (Cameron, 1986) 155
    67. My Dinner with Andre (Malle, 1981) 154
    68. Alice (Svankmajer, 1988) 144
    69. Street of Crocodiles (Quay, 1986) 142
    70. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (Haynes, 1987) 134
    71. The Thing (Carpenter, 1982) 133
    72. A Room with a View (Ivory, 1985) 132
    73. Matewan (Sayles, 1987) 131
    74. Ghostbusters (Reitman, 1984) 129
    75. Shoah (Lanzmann, 1985) 128
    76. A Christmas Story (Clark, 1983) 127
    Robocop (Verhoeven, 1987) 127
    78. Das Boot (Petersen, 1981) 125
    Evil Dead 2 (Raimi, 1987) 125
    80. Heaven's Gate (Cimino, 1980) 122
    81. 28 Up (Apted, 1985) 121
    82. Dimensions of Dialogue (Svankmajer, 1982) 120
    83. Hail Mary (Godard, 1985) 119
    84. Back to the Future (Zemeckis, 1985) 118
    Scarface (De Palma, 1983) 118
    86. Pauline at the Beach (Rohmer, 1983) 115
    87. Repo Man (Cox, 1984) 116
    Sherman's March (McElwee, 1986) 116
    89. Time Bandits (Gilliam, 1981) 114
    90. Bad Blood (Carax, 1986) 112
    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (Schrader, 1985) 112
    92. Akira (Otomo, 1988) 111
    93. The Draughtsman's Contact (Greenaway, 1982) 110
    94. The Time to Live and the Time to Die (Hou, 1985) 105
    95. Drowning by Numbers (Greenaway, 1988) 104
    Stop Making Sense (Demme, 1984) 104
    97. The Dante Quartet (Brakhage, 1987) 103
    98. Black Rain (Imamura, 1989) 102
    99. Missing (Costa-Gavras, 1982) 101
    Mystery Train (Jarmusch, 1989) 101
The 1990s List (compiled in December 2005)
  • 1. Rushmore (Wes Anderson, 1998) 692
    2. Goodfellas (Scorsese, 1990) 632
    3. Pulp Fiction (Tarantino, 1994) 587
    4. The Big Lebowski (Coen, 1998) 572
    5. Red (Kieslowski, 1994) 529
    6. Magnolia (PT Anderson, 1999) 498
    7. Chungking Express (Wong, 1994) 483
    8. Fargo (Coen, 1996) 464
    9. Dead Man (Jarmusch, 1995) 453
    10. Blue (Kieslowski, 1993) 439
    11. The Thin Red Line (Malick, 1998) 405
    12. Close Up (Kiarostami, 1990) 399
    13. Wild at Heart (Lynch, 1990) 375
    14. Short Cuts (Altman, 1993) 366
    15. Boogie Nights (PT Anderson, 1997) 365
    16. Ed Wood (Burton, 1994) 352
    17. Eyes Wide Shut (Kubrick, 1999) 351
    18. Fight Club (Fincher, 1999) 350
    19. Unforgiven (Eastwood, 1992) 330
    20. Safe (Haynes, 1995) 323
    21. 12 Monkeys (Gilliam, 1995) 322
    All About My Mother (Almodovar, 1999) 322
    23. Barton Fink (Coen, 1991) 316
    Jackie Brown (Tarantino, 1997) 316
    25. Taste of Cherry (Kiarostami, 1997) 311
    26. Breaking the Waves (von Trier, 1996) 305
    27. Groundhog Day (Ramis, 1993) 304
    28. Beau Travail (Denis, 1999) 293
    29. Lost Highway (Lynch, 1997) 283
    30. American Beauty (Mendes, 1999) 282
    31. The Silence of the Lambs (Demme, 1991) 277
    32. Se7en (Fincher, 1995) 275
    33. The Player (Altman, 1992) 272
    34. Being John Malkovich (Jonze, 1999) 271
    35. The Wind Will Carry Us (Kiarostami, 1999) 259
    36. LA Confidential (Hanson, 1997) 256
    37. The Double Life of Veronique (Kieslowski, 1991) 254
    38. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (Lynch, 1992) 239
    39. Miller's Crossing (Coen, 1990) 235
    40. Schlinder's List (Spielberg, 1993) 233
    41. Underground (Kusturica, 1995) 232
    42. Rosetta (Dardenne, 1999) 230
    43. Husbands and Wives (Allen, 1992) 229
    44. The Celebration (Vinterberg, 1998) 220
    45. Twin Peaks: Pilot (Lynch, 1990) 213
    46. Election (Payne, 1999) 211
    Three Kings (Russell, 1999) 211
    48. The Nightmare Before Christmas (Selick, 1993) 202
    49. Happy Together (Wong, 1997) 200
    50. Crash (Cronenberg, 1996) 193
    51. Naked Lunch (Cronenberg, 1991) 190
    52. Happiness (Solondz, 1998) 184
    53. Heavenly Creatures (Jackson, 1994) 177
    Lessons of Darkness (Herzog, 1992) 177
    55. Life and Nothing More (Kiarostami, 1991) 176
    56. JFK (Stone, 1991) 175
    Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (Park, 1993) 175
    58. Heat (Mann, 1995) 174
    59. Reservoir Dogs (Tarantino, 1992) 170
    60. Casino (Scorsese, 1995) 169
    61. Princess Mononoke (Miyazaki, 1997) 166
    The Straight Story (Lynch, 1999) 166
    63. La Belle Noiseuse (Rivette, 1991) 165
    64. Bottle Rocket (Wes Anderson, 1996) 160
    65. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Gilliam, 1998) 155
    66. Before Sunrise (Linklater, 1995) 152
    67. Glengarry Glen Ross (Foley, 1992) 151
    68. Secrets & Lies (Leigh, 1996) 149
    69. Fallen Angels (Wong, 1995) 145
    70. Out of Sight (Soderbergh, 1998) 143
    71. Irma Vep (Assayas, 1996) 142
    The Shawshank Redemption (Darabont, 1994) 142
    73. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (Jarmusch, 1999) 141
    Raise the Red Lantern (Yimou, 1991) 141
    75. The Truman Show (Weir, 1998) 134
    76. Hoop Dreams (James, 1994) 133
    The Kingdom (Arnfred/von Trier, 1994) 133
    78. Satantango (Tarr, 1994) 131
    79. Show Me Love (Moodysson, 1998) 130
    80. My Own Private Idaho (Van Sant, 1991) 128
    81. The Hudsucker Proxy (Coen, 1994) 127
    82. Naked (Leigh, 1993) 126
    83. Lone Star (Sayles, 1996) 125
    84. Saving Private Ryan (Spielberg, 1998) 122
    85. La Promesse (Dardenne, 1996) 121
    The Limey (Soderbergh, 1999) 121
    87. To Live (Yimou, 1994) 120
    White (Kieslowski, 1994) 120
    89. Edward Scissorhands (Burton, 1990) 117
    90. Run Lola Run (Tykwer, 1998) 115
    Welcome to the Dollhouse (Solondz, 1995) 115
    Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave (Park, 1995) 115
    93. Terminator 2: Judgement Day (Cameron, 1991) 113
    94. Ashes of Time (Wong, 1994) 111
    95. Flowers of Shanghai (Hou, 1998) 109
    96. The Virgin Suicides (Coppola, 1999) 107
    97. Ratcatcher (Ramsay, 1999) 106
    98. Lovers of the Arctic Circle (Medem, 1998) 104
    The Matrix (Wachowski, 1999) 104
    100. Crumb (Zwigoff, 1994) 103
    Toy Story (Lasseter, 1995) 103
The 2000s List (compiled in January 2006)
  • 1. In The Mood For Love (Wong, 2000) 698
    2. Mulholland Dr. (Lynch, 2001) 654
    3. The Werckmeister Harmonies (Tarr, 2000) 423
    4. Punch Drunk Love (Anderson, 2002) 389
    5. Talk to Her (Almodovar, 2002) 340
    6. 2046 (Wong, 2004) 335
    7. Yi Yi (Yang, 2000) 323
    8. Spirited Away (Miyazaki, 2001) 307
    9. Elephant (Van Sant, 2003) 301
    10. Tropical Malady (Weerasethakul, 2004) 294
    11. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (Tsai, 2003) 292
    12. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Gondry, 2004) 270
    13. Cache (Haneke, 2005) 268
    14. The Royal Tenenbaums (Anderson, 2001) 256
    15. Dancer in the Dark (vonTrier, 2000) 255
    16. A History of Violence (Cronenberg, 2005) 231
    17. What Time Is It There? (Tsai, 2001) 228
    18. Russian Ark (Sokurov, 2002) 227
    19. Before Sunset (Linklater, 2004) 217
    20. Lost in Translation (Coppola, 2003) 216
    21. The World (Zhang, 2004) 214
    22. Notre Musique (Godard, 2004) 212
    23. Eureka (Aoyama, 2000) 208
    24. The Son (Dardenne, 2002) 206
    25. Adaptation (Jonze, 2002) 203
    Demonlover (Assayas, 2002) 203
    27. Dogville (von Trier, 2003) 202
    28. Y Tu Mama Tambien (Cuaron, 2001) 196
    29. Amelie (Jeunet, 2001) 193
    30. The Heart of the World (Maddin, 2000) 189
    31. City of God (Meirelles, 2002) 188
    32. Platform (Zhang, 2000) 185
    33. The Saddest Music in the World (Maddin, 2003) 179
    34. Ten (Kiarostami, 2002) 177
    35. Almost Famous (Crowe, 2000) 175
    36. Far From Heaven (Haynes, 2002) 169
    37. Distant / Uzak (Ceylan, 2002) 156
    38. Memento (Nolan, 2000) 155
    39. Cafe Lumiere (Hou, 2003) 153
    To Be and To Have (Philibert, 2002) 153
    The Pianist (Polanski, 2002) 153
    42. Nobody Knows (Koreeda, 2004) 152
    Sideways (Payne, 2004) 152
    44. The Aviator (Scorsese, 2004) 150
    45. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Anderson, 2004) 145
    Spider (Cronenberg, 2002) 145
    47. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Lee, 2000) 134
    Irreversible (Noe, 2002) 134
    49. The Gleaners and I (Varda, 2000) 133
    Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Jackson, 2001) 133
    Virgin Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors (Hong, 2000) 133
    52. Best in Show (Guest, 2000) 129
    In Praise of Love (Godard, 2001) 129
    Traffic (Soderbergh, 2000) 129
    55. Ghost World (Zwigoff, 2001) 123
    56. The Man Who Wasn't There (Coen, 2001) 122
    57. Grizzly Man (Herzog, 2005) 120
    58. Solaris (Soderbergh, 2002) 118
    59. Amores Perros (Inarritu, 2000) 116
    60. Decasia (Morrison, 2002) 115
    61. Distance (Koreeda, 2001) 114
    62. The Dreamers (Bertolucci, 2003) 112
    63. Kill Bill Vol. 1 (Tarantino, 2003) 111
    64. Bad Education (Almodovar, 2004) 110
    65. Code Unknown (Haneke, 2000) 108
    The Hand (Wong, 2004) 108
    Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Jackson, 2003) 108
    68. George Washington (Green, 2000) 107
    69. Mysterious Skin (Araki, 2004) 104
    70. Vertical Ray of the Sun (Tran, 2000) 102
    71. The Squid and the Whale (Baumbach, 2005) 101
    72. All About Lily Chou-Chou (Iwai, 2001) 99
    I'm Going Home (Oliveira, 2001) 99
    Moolaade (Sembene, 2004) 99
    75. Munich (Spielberg, 2005) 98
    76. I Heart Huckabees (Russell, 2004) 95
    Mystic River (Eastwood, 2003) 95
    78. AI: Artificial Intelligence (Spielberg, 2001) 94
    79. Songs from the Second Floor (Andersson, 2000) 93
    Waking Life (Linklater, 2001) 93
    81. American Splendor (Berman & Pulcini, 2003) 90
    Cowards Bend the Knee (Maddin, 2003) 90
    83. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Jackson, 2002) 88
    Rivers and Tides (Riedelsheimer, 2001) 88
    85. Blissfully Yours (Weerasethakul, 2002) 85
    86. Mysterious Object at Noon (Weerasethakul, 2000) 84
    87. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring (Kim, 2003) 82
    88. L' Intrus (Denis, 2004) 81
    The New World (Malick, 2005) 81
    90. Requiem for a Dream (Aronofsky, 2000) 80
    91. The Incredibles (Bird, 2004) 79
    92. La Commune [Paris, 1891] (Watkins, 2000) 79
    93. All the Real Girls (Green, 2003) 77
    The Bourne Identity (Liman, 2002) 77
    95. Saraband (Bergman, 2003) 76
    The Station Agent (McCarthy, 2003) 76
    97. Unbreakable (Shyamalan, 2000) 75
    98. The Captive (Akerman, 2000) 74
    99. Faithless (Ullmann, 2000) 73
    100. The Fog of War (Morris, 2003) 71
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#2 Post by Andre Jurieu » Mon Nov 15, 2004 11:09 am

I haven't participated yet, but I did manage to save Tristan's initial outline:
We're going to have top 50s. You are welcome to pass on a decade you don't feel like you've seen enough to try... Hopefully not everybody will leave it until the last minute. Here are the rules:

1. 50 films, ranked from 1 to 50, no ties. The list must go to 50. The film ranked #1 will get 50 points, #2 will get 49, down to #50 which get 1 point.

2. To make the final list, a film must be mentioned on two different lists.

3. For "controversial" years (made at the end or beginning of a decade) please use IMDb.

4. Serials will be counted as one film. Films like Ivan the Terrible and Die Niebelungen will be considered one film. Trilogies such as the Apu Trilogy, the Godfather trilogy, and the Three Colors trilogy will be counted as three different films, and must be separated as such. Any other questions should be sent to [Matt], and [Matt] will reply. (Tristan originally requested that questions be sent to him, but since Matt is taking over I substitued his name).

5. Short films are allowed.

6. The silent era is 1895-1929. Such films as I Was Born But... that are silent but made in the 30s will be saved for the 30s list. The Jazz Singer was made in 1928, but was a sound film, but is allowed in the silent era list.

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#3 Post by Brian Oblivious » Sun Dec 05, 2004 3:36 am

Approximately 2/3 Hollywood films. The legacy of the war, I guess.

Criterion titles that failed to make the cut for this list:

31 Great Expectations
32 Oliver Twist
41 Henry V
78 the Bank Dick
82 Hamlet
273 Theves' Highway

also, no L'ecole des facteus (Tati's short from the Mon Oncle disc) or Blood of the Beasts (Franju's from Eyes Without a Face)

Admission: There are still 19 of the 88 I haven't gotten around to watching (and 16 that I've had the pleasure to watch on celluloid in a cinema setting). And quite a few one-vote-getters Matt listed that I've never seen either. I do regret not picking Grapes of Wrath. Somehow it slipped my mind. I always like it when a consensus list can make me aware of titles I was previously "oblivious" to. The Silents list did this, the 30's list didn't, but in this case I'm now glad to be made aware of Women of the Night and Prison. Hopefully I can get a chance to see them someday.

I predict an even more splintered vote for the 1950's list, whenever that happens. Hopefully with more participation it won't mean as many "empty slots" (though 88 is a nice number too).

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#4 Post by denti alligator » Sat Feb 05, 2005 11:46 pm

Michael wrote:
In fact, Sunset Blvd is the #3 on my '50s list I just submitted to Matt. Simply because I think it's one of the greatest films but that doesn't mean that I love it or it's among my faves.
I respect your opinion on Sunset Blvd, but I find it disappointing that you chose to not reflect that in your ranking of films. I personally like the film and ranked it #14 on my list. Seems to me that your list should reflect your personal faves, not a consensus.
Can we get some clarification here, because I also understood that the lists were to reflect our personal favorites. The final results might be really off-balance if some submitted lists that "reflect consensus" and others that reflect their own quirky loves.

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#5 Post by Michael » Sun Feb 06, 2005 11:32 am

denti alligator, let me clarify my choice of Sunset Blvd if I could...

I chose this film mainly for a personal reason. It's a powerful influence on my top favorite filmmakers - Fassbinder, Lynch and Almodovar to name a few. I read tons of interviews and those artists consisently speak incredibly high of Sunset Blvd and its creator Billy Wilder.

Sunset Blvd certainly paves the path to a great number of my favorite films (for instance, Veronika Voss is the best example and it's currently on my top ten films of all time. I think it's superior to Sunset Blvd but I would hate to insult the original by not giving it the credit and respect it ultimately deserves). No I didn't choose this film because of its legacy.. not because its simply a classic...It's mainly because without this film, I wouldn't have my favorite films. It just feels right to me to make that choice. It is personal. Plus I adore crazy old women and Norma Desmond is the cinematic icon of them all. For some reason, of the entire film, one particular camera shot stays with me - it is when the camera swoops through the white curtains into Holden's office in the beginning. It is beautifully done.

Vertigo and All About Eve are above Sunset Blvd on my list for the similar reasons. My favorite '50s film is Auntie Mame - the one that I can watch every day! - and I don't have the guts to place it above those films but it's still on my list.

So my respect for Sunset Blvd is enormous and I figured that it deserves a very high ranking on my list. Sorry if my choice causes this whole thing illogical, ridiculous, confusing....

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#6 Post by Matt » Sun Feb 06, 2005 1:20 pm

The 1950s List (compiled in February 2005):
  • 1. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958), 870
    2. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953), 864
    3. Rear Window (Hitchcock, 1954), 691
    4. Ordet (Dreyer, 1955), 649
    5. Wild Strawberries (Bergman, 1957), 600
    6. The 400 Blows (Truffaut, 1959), 597
    7. Touch of Evil (Welles, 1958), 580
    8. Rashomon (Kurosawa, 1950), 560
    9. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954), 558
    10. A Man Escaped (Bresson, 1956), 543
    11. Singin' In the Rain (Stanley Donen, 1952), 535
    12. North by Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959), 521
    13. Ikiru (Kurosawa, 1952), 518
    14. Diary of a Country Priest (Bresson, 1951), 509
    15. Sunset Boulevard (Wilder, 1950), 496
    16. Night of the Hunter (Laughton, 1955), 475
    17. Ugetsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi, 1953), 470
    18. Hiroshima Mon Amour (Resnais, 1959), 464
    19. Paths of Glory (Kubrick, 1957), 458
    20. Early Summer (Ozu, 1951), 448
    21. The Searchers (Ford, 1956), 436
    22. Seventh Seal (Bergman, 1957), 396
    23. Mon Oncle (Tati, 1958), 379
    24. Night and Fog (Resnais, 1955), 375
    25. All About Eve (Mankiewicz, 1950), 362
    26. Rio Bravo (Hawks, 1959), 351
    27. Some Like It Hot (Wilder, 1959), 348
    28. Throne of Blood (Kurosawa, 1957), 325
    29. Strangers on a Train (Hitchcock, 1951), 322
    30. Nights of Cabiria (Fellini, 1957), 317
    31. Pickpocket (Bresson, 1959), 316
    32. The Band Wagon (Minnelli, 1953), 294
    33. Earrings of Madame de... (Ophuls, 1953), 293
    34. All That Heaven Allows (Sirk, 1955), 284
    35. Floating Weeds (Ozu, 1959), 282
    36. La Strada (Fellini, 1954), 276
    37. The Killing (Kubrick, 1956), 274
    38. Kiss Me Deadly (Aldrich, 1955), 271
    39. Sansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi, 1954), 270
    40. In Lonely Place (Ray, 1950), 256
    41 (Tie) M. Hulot's Holiday (Tati, 1953), 252
    Umberto D (De Sica, 1952), 252
    43. Les Diaboliques (Clouzot, 1955), 247
    44. Johnny Guitar (Ray, 1954), 240
    45. Wages of Fear (Clouzot, 1952), 239
    46. Voyage in Italy (Rosselini), 236
    47. 12 Angry Men (Lumet, 1957), 223
    48. Written On the Wind (Sirk, 1956), 208
    49. Shadows (Cassavetes, 1959), 204
    50. A Star Is Born (Cukor, 1954), 185
    51. (Tie) Pather Panchali (Ray, 1955), 184
    Pickup on South Street (Fuller, 1953), 184
    53. (Tie) Imitation of Life (Sirk, 1959), 170
    Life of Oharu (Mizoguchi, 1952), 170
    55. The African Queen (Huston, 1951), 167
    56. Cranes are Flying (Kalatozov, 1957), 159
    57. On the Waterfront (Kazan, 1954), 158
    58. The Big Heat (Lang), 154
    59. Bigger Than Life (Ray, 1956), 153
    60. Steel Helmet (Fuller, 1951), 152
    61. Good Morning (Ozu, 1959), 150
    62. (Tie) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), 148
    Rififi (Dassin, 1955), 148
    64. Wrong Man (Hitchcock, 1956), 146
    65. River (Renoir), 140
    66. Asphalt Jungle (Huston, 1950), 135
    67. Street of Shame (Mizoguchi), 133
    68. Bridge on the River Kwai (Lean, 1957), 130
    69. El - This Strange Passion , 125
    70. Dial M for Murder (Hitchcock, 1954), 124
    71. Senso (Visconti), 122
    72. Bob le flambeur (Melville, 1955), 121
    73. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Siegel, 1956), 120
    74. Forty Guns (Fuller, 1957), 119
    75. Criminal Life of Archibald de la Cruz , 117
    76. Lola Montes (Ophuls, 1955), 114
    77. Smiles of a Summer Night (Bergman, 1955), 112
    78. Francesco Giullare di Dio (Rossellini), 109
    79. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (Ozu, 1952), 107
    80. (Tie) Chikamatsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi, 1954), 103
    Horror of Dracula (Fisher, 1958), 103
    Los Olvidados (Buñuel, 1950), 103
    83. High Noon (Zinneman, 1952), 102
    84. Early Spring (Ozu), 100
    85. Europa 51 (Rossellini), 98
    86. Man of the West (Mann), 96
    87. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), 95
    88. Golden Coach (Renoir), 94
    89. White Nights (Visconti), 92
    90. Movie (Conner), 89
    91. (Tie) Duck Amuck (Jones), 88
    Hidden Fortress, (Kurosawa, 1958), 88
    93. The Lower Depths (1957), 88
    94. Bonjour Tristesse (Preminger, 1958), 87
    95. Forbidden Games (Clement, 1952), 86
    96. (Tie) Bad Day At Black Rock (Sturges, 1955 ), 84
    Les Enfants terribles (Melville, 1950), 84
    98. (Tie) Ashes and Diamonds (Wajda, 1958), 83
    Auntie Mame, 83
    Day the Earth Stood Still (Wise, 1951), 83
    Suddenly, Last Summer (Mankiewicz, 1959), 83
    Tarnished Angels (Sirk, 1958), 83
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#7 Post by Matt » Sun Feb 06, 2005 1:37 pm

Before anyone even asks, your 1960s lists will be due at the end of April.

Here is a refresher on the rules plus a couple of new ones to make tabulation easier:

1. You may list up to 50 films, ranked from 1 to 50, no ties. The film ranked #1 will get 50 points, #2 will get 49, down to #50 which get 1 point.

2. To make the final list, a film must be mentioned on two different lists.

3. For date info, IMDb will be the standard (even if it's incorrect).

4. Serials will be counted as one film. Films like Ivan the Terrible and Die Niebelungen will be considered one film. Trilogies such as the Apu Trilogy, the Godfather trilogy, and the Three Colors trilogy will be counted as three different films, and must be separated as such. Any other questions should be sent to Tristan (auteur52@gmail.com).

5. Short films are allowed.

6. You must submit titles in their standard English titles whenever possible. That means Wild Strawberries, not Smultronstället; Seven Samurai, not Shichinin no samurai. Lists requiring a significant amount of translation will not be counted. If a film goes by variant titles (ex: The Naked Night, Sawdust and Tinsel, Sunset of a Clown), it's best to include them all if you can.

7. Please submit titles in one of two forms: title only or title followed by director, then date, in parentheses. Example: Persona (Bergman, 1966).
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#8 Post by Steven H » Sun Feb 06, 2005 3:55 pm

Strange that Breathless and The River were so far down the list. And Rashomon and Seven Samurai both in the top 10? Kind of odd. 60s might be interesting. Thanks for putting this together Matt. Any unlisted surprises?

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#9 Post by Arn777 » Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:11 pm

Breathless is from 1960 not 1959 according to IMDB, that's why I didn't include it in my list, and I guess that's why it's so far down on the list...but could well may be higher in the 60's one.

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#10 Post by zedz » Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:40 pm

Thanks Matt.

I wish I could say this was an interesting list, but it seems pretty canonical to me (but then an awful lot of these films were on my list!) There's also a clear DVD availability bias, so it will be interesting to see how this changes when / if we revisit it in the future. Hopefully by then we'll have a decent release of Man of the West that will see it head way up the list. And I'm sure Ugetsu would have made the top ten had it been a Criterion by now.

I'm kicking myself that I forgot about Duck Amuck, and am very pleased to see it made the list.

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#11 Post by Dylan » Sun Feb 06, 2005 6:07 pm

Breathless is a 1960 film (1960, for me, was one of the greatest years for film in its history...we also had "L' Avventura," "La Dolce Vita," "Shoot the Piano Player," "Rocco and His Brothers," "Psycho," "The Apartment," etc.).

And I guess I'm late for submitting my list. I'll definitely contribute to the 60's one.

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#12 Post by Hrossa » Sun Feb 06, 2005 6:56 pm

Michael wrote: My favorite '50s film is Auntie Mame - the one that I can watch every day! - and I don't have the guts to place it above those films but it's still on my list.
Michael, I wish you had put it at the top of your list. Auntie Mame just barely squeaked in with 83 points at #99.

I personally put Vertigo at #50 because I knew it would rank at the top regardless, but I wish I hadn't ranked it at all. Part of my interest in putting these lists together is seeing if something unexpected will jump onto the list. Sadly, there is an aknowledged canon that seems to have shaped the 50's list. I would have loved for some of things I voted for to have made it on like Stan Brakhage's early work, Roger Corman's A Bucket of Blood, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers or The Blob.

I'm also surprised that Ashes and Diamonds scored so low. I personally think it was one of the most important films of the 50's, paving the way for the French New Wave. Maybe the DVD release issue is at fault, but to its credit, it is on DVD albeit not in a very good version.

In closing, I was (roughly) responsible for:

1/5 of the points credited to In A Lonely Place
1/4 of Written On The Wind
1/4 of Shadows
Almost 1/3 of Steel Helmet
Almost 1/2 of Lola Montes
and
1/870 of Vertigo
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#13 Post by Michael » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:02 pm

Michael, I wish you had put it at the top of your list. Auntie Mame just barely squeaked in with 83 points at #99.
Well, Auntie Mame is #8 on my list. That's still pretty high.

I'm also surprised to see Suddenly, Last Summer way at the bottom! Katharine Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor together in one of the most messed up films ever. My favorite Tennessee Williams adaptation.
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#14 Post by yoshimori » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:05 pm

it seems pretty canonical to me
Yah. I've seen all but one of these 100. So there's little to add to my "to see" list. Too bad. I suspect that the more people we canvass and the more diverse the pool of possible films (as we move towards the 90s) the more canonical the lists will become. We'll see. Thanks, as always for the compilation.

FYI, some of my faves that didn't make the cut:

Sirk, There's Always Tomorrow and Magnificent Obsession (both more fun for me than, say, Written on the Wind or Tarnished Angels).
Borowczyk, "Les astronautes" (a little animated experimental film)
Reed, A Man Between (nice thriller)
Chukhrai, Ballad of a Soldier (surprised this didn't make it)
Bergman, Evening of the Jesters (which I prefer to all those Strawberries, Smiles, and Seals)
Ophuls, La ronde (maybe not up to Earrings standards, but I prefer it to Lola)

All of which, too, are pretty canonical.
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#15 Post by zedz » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:05 pm

hrossa wrote:I personally put Vertigo at #50 because I knew it would rank at the top regardless, but I wish I hadn't ranked it at all. Part of my interest in putting these lists together is seeing if something unexpected will jump onto the list. Sadly, there is an aknowledged canon that seems to have shaped the 50's list. I would have loved for some of things I voted for to have made it on like Stan Brakhage's early work, Roger Corman's A Bucket of Blood, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers or The Blob.
When I ended up with 51 films I dropped Vertigo (from number 40-something) for the same reason (and because it's a film I admire more than love). Maybe we should have conferred on our Brakhage choices (I went for Window Water Baby Moving) in order to rig the list? :) Dog Star Man will be on my 60s list!
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#16 Post by Hrossa » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:10 pm

Well, Auntie Mame is #8 on my list. That's still pretty high.

Ok, you're absolved.

I'm sure Matt is sleeping off his long weekend of compilation, but I'd be really interested in knowing what just missed the cut.

I'd be excited to get to see a list as well of all of the titles that were only chosen by one person. Obviously, it would probably be a long list, but I'd be very interested in all of the little curios that people allowed themselves to vote for. I'd probably be even more interested in that list than this one.
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#17 Post by Gregory » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:10 pm

With the Breathless correction, two more of my picks just made the list. It should be a 5-way tie, though, because they got 83 points like Ashes and Diamonds and Auntie M.
I'm surprised that nothing by Ichikawa (e.g. Burmese Harp) or Kobayashi (e.g. Human Condition 1 & 2) made the list. As others have said, if their films were more available on DVD I would hope it would improve the valuation of those films.
Hrossa, I was with you on early Brakhage; I voted for Wedlock House: An Intercourse.
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#18 Post by yoshimori » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:13 pm

When I ended up with 51 films I dropped Vertigo
Then everyone else in the poll must've had Vertigo in the top 5, 'cuz I had it at 37. If I'd been as strategic in my voting as y'all were, Tokyo Story might've been number 1. Though, now that I think of it, I had Tokyo Story at 38! (my fifth favorite of the 50s Ozus!)

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#19 Post by Hrossa » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:15 pm

Damn, we must have all just voted for different Brakhages! ! I cast my votes in favor of Desistfilm and Cat's Cradle. How did we all manage to vote for different 1950's Brakhages?! There are only so many we could have seen. I had both of mine in my top 20, too.

Dog Star Man will likely be in my top ten for the 60's. As will The Beast of Yucca Flats in all likelihood.

It's good to see Tarnished Angels come in at #100 even though I haven't seen it yet.
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#20 Post by Matt » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:29 pm

Here's everything else that got at least two votes:

Ballad of a Soldier (Chukhraj, 1959), 81
World of Apu (Ray, 1959), 81
Anatomy of a Murder (Preminger, 1959), 78
I Vitelloni (Fellini, 1953), 76
Roman Holiday (Wyler, 1953), 76
Desistfilm (Brakhage, 1954), 75
Indian Tomb /Tiger of Eschnapur (Lang), 74
Othello (Welles, 1952), 74
Samurai I: Miyamoto Musashi (Inagaki, '54), 74
Burmese Harp (Ichikawa, 1956), 73
Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2 Century (Jones, '53), 72
Incredible Shrinking Man (Arnold, 1957), 72
Music Room (Ray, 1958), 72
Sleeping Beauty (Geronimi, 1959), 72
The Sweet Smell of Success (Mackendrick, 1957), 72
The Bad and the Beautiful (Minnelli, 1952), 70
Aparajito (Ray, 1957), 69
Funny Face (Donen, 1957), 69
Ace in the Hole (Wilder), 66
Ben-Hur (Wyler, 1959), 66
Godzilla (Honda, 1954), 66
Ruby Gentry (Vidor), 65
Sound of the Mountains (Naruse), 65
Salt of the Earth (Biberman, 1954), 64
Some Came Running (Minnelli), 64
Blob (Yeaworth, 1958), 63
From Here To Eternity, 62
Mystery of Picasso (Clouzot, 1956), 60
Forbidden Planet (Wilcox, 1956), 59
Summer With Monika (Bergman, 1952), 58
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Tashlin), 58
Ladykillers (Mackendrick, 1955), 57
Summertime (Lean, 1955), 57
Floating Clouds (Naruse), 56
Magnificent Obsession (Sirk), 56
Equinox Flower (Ozu, 1958), 55
Fires on the Plain (Ichikawa, 1959), 55
The Thing From Another World (Nyby/Hawks, 1951) , 55
Curse of Frankenstein (Fisher, 1957), 53
Streetcar Named Desire (Kazan, 1951), 53
Them! (Douglas, 1954), 52
Wedlock House: Intercourse (Brakhage, 1959), 52
Beat the Devil (Huston, 1953), 51
French Cancan (Renoir), 51
Harvey (Koster, 1950), 49
Monkey Business (Hawks, 1952), 49
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (Donen, 1954), 49
Naked Spur (Mann, 1953), 48
The Magician (Bergman), 48
Eaux d'artifice (Anger), 47
Giant , 47
Man from Laramie (Mann), 47
Rebel Without a Cause, 47
Alice in Wonderland (Geronimi, 1951), 46
Confidential Report, 45
Black Orpheus (1959), 44
White Sheik (Fellini, 1952) , 44
La Ronde, 43
The Barefoot Contessa (Mankiewicz), 43
Miracle in Milan (De Sica, 1951), 42
Casque d'or , 41
Night of the Demon (Tourneur, 1957), 41
Nazarín (Buñuel, 1959), 40
Richard III (Olivier, 1955), 39
Sabrina (Wilder, 1954), 38
Importance of Being Earnest (Asquith, 1952), 35
My Son John (McCarey), 35
Room At Top (Clayton, 1959), 34
Cinderella (Nelson, 1957), 33
Artists and Models (Tashlin), 30
Shane, 28
Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958), 27
Princess Yang Kwei Fei, 26
Touchez pas au Grisbi (Becker), 24
The Seven Year Itch (Wilder, 1955), 23
Early Spring, 22
An Affair To Remember (McCarey, 1957), 20
Big Combo, 19
Quiet Man, 19
Il grido (Antonioni), 16
Wagonmaster (Ford), 16
Il Bidone (Fellini, 1955), 15
Witness for the Prosecution (Wilder, 1957), 15
Red Balloon (1956), 11
To Catch Thief (Hitchcock, 1955), 11
Winchester '73 (Mann), 8

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#21 Post by denti alligator » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:35 pm

My vote for Curse of the Demon counted for Night of the Demon, I hope (not that even that vote would bring it into the top 100.

So I'm the only one who voted for Plan 9 From OUter Space :cry:

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#22 Post by Hrossa » Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:39 pm

Wow, thanks Matt!

So, Desistfilm was pretty close after all.

I'm (pleasantly) surprised that Indian Tomb/The Tiger of Eschnapur and Music Room got more than a vote apiece. Also the Kenneth Anger film.

I think the DVD release issue really hurt Tashlin in the end. I'm glad somebody out there has managed to see Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? and Artists and Models. I'm still waiting for my chance.

I didn't even realize Plan 9 (1959) qualified as a 50's film.

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#23 Post by zedz » Sun Feb 06, 2005 8:04 pm

Ouch! That list of runners-up contained several more films I'd overlooked. Most annoying is Salt of the Earth, which probably would have made the list if I hadn't been so stupid. And who, I wonder, is the other fan of Eaux d'artifice?

I'd also like to register my amazement that The Sweet Smell of Success didn't make the top 100 - it wasn't until I saw it on this list that I realised it wasn't on the first one!

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#24 Post by Brian Oblivious » Mon Feb 07, 2005 2:46 am

zedz wrote: And who, I wonder, is the other fan of Eaux d'artifice?
That would be me.

I agree with what's been said about the final list reflecting the existing canon rather than doing much to push it. And I can't complain, since I voted for the likes of the Searchers, Ugetsu and six of the top ten films.

Glad that titles like Bigger Than Life, a Movie and the Bunuels made it.

Criterion titles not among the top 102:

7 a Night to Remember
14-16 Samurai Trilogy
22 Summertime
48 Black Orpheus
77 And God Created Woman
81 Variety Lights
91 The Blob
92 Fiend Without a Face
113 Big Deal on Madonna Street
148 Ballad of a Soldier
154 the Horse's Mouth
189 the White Sheik
202 Indiscretion of an American Wife / Terminal Station
213 Richard III
243 French Cancan
244 Elena and Her Men
246 I Vitelloni
270 Casque d'or
271 Touchez pas au grisbi
274 Night and the City
283 a Generation
284 Kanal


as well as any short films (other than Night and Fog). Such as the Stan Brakhage films Desistfilm, Wedlock House: an Intercourse and Cat's Cradle.

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#25 Post by Rufus T. Firefly » Mon Feb 07, 2005 5:04 am

hrossa wrote:In closing, I was (roughly) responsible for:

1/5 of the points credited to In A Lonely Place
1/4 of Written On The Wind
1/4 of Shadows
Almost 1/3 of Steel Helmet
Almost 1/2 of Lola Montes
and
1/870 of Vertigo
Well, I had 80% of Yang Kwei Fei but only 16% of The Steel Helmet. I had five films on my list that no-one else had:

The Naked Night
Silver Lode
People Will Talk
The Racket
The Big Knife

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