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Top 10s and Other Films of Note

*IMDB World Premiere Dates*
Some of these lists are thin or incomplete

“The Irishman//I Heard You Paint Houses”


  1. The Irishman//I Heard You Paint Houses (Martin Scorsese)
  2. Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
  3. Ash is Purest White (Jia Zhangke)
  4. Uncut Gems (The Safdie Brothers)
  5. Dark Waters (Todd Haynes)
  6. Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu)
  7. Richard Jewell (Clint Eastwood)
  8. Little Women (Greta Gerwig)
  9. Fit Model (Myna Joseph)
  10. The Beach Bum (Harmony Korine)
  11. So Pretty (Jessicka Rovinelli)
  12. Ad Astra (James Gray)
  13. Nettles (Raven Jackson)
  14. Three From Hell (Rob Zombie)
  15. First Love (Takashi Miike)
  16. Alita: Battle Angel (Robert Rodriguez)
  17. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (Joe Berlinger)
“Support the Girls”


  1. Support the Girls (Andrew Bujalski)
  2. Devilman Crybaby (Masaaki Yuasa)
  3. Liz and the Blue Bird (Naoko Yamada)
  4. A Star is Born (Bradley Cooper)
  5. The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
  6. The Miseducation of Cameron Post (Desiree Akhavan)
  7. Beychella (Beyonce’)
  8. Leave No Trace (Debra Granik)
  9. Unsane (Stephen Soderbergh)
  10. The 15:17 to Paris (Clint Eastwood)
  11. Fighting in an Age of Loneliness (Jon Bois)
  12. The Mule (Clint Eastwood)
  13. The Tale (Jennifer Fox)
  14. Annihilation (Alex Garland)
  15. Into the Spider-Verse (Various)
  16. Cam (Daniel Goldhaber)
  17. Skate Kitchen (Crystal Moselle)
  18. Dragon Ball: Super Broly (Tatsuya Nagamine)
  19. Shadow (Zhang Yimou)
  20. The Wolf House (Cristobel Leon and Joaquin Cocina)
“Twin Peaks”


  1. Twin Peaks (David Lynch)
  2. Milla (Valerie Massadian)
  3. Yourself and Yours (Hong Sang-Soo)
  4. Ladybird (Greta Gerwig)
  5. Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)
  6. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  7. Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  8. Hagazussa (Lukas Feigelfeld)
  9. In This Corner of the World (Sunao Katabuchi)
  10. On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sang Soo)
  11. Night is Short, Walk on Girl (Masaaki Yuasa)
  12. Strong Island  (Yance Ford)
  13. Blade of the Immortal (Takashi Miike)
  14. Strangely Ordinary, This Devotion (Dani Leventhal and Sheliah Wilson)
  15. You Were Never Really Here (Lynne Ramsay)
  16. Get Out (Jordan Peele)
  17. Princess Cyd (Stephen Cone)
  18. The Meyorowitz Stories (Noah Baumbach)
  19. Good Time (Josh and Benny Safdie)
  20. The Green Fog (Guy Maddin)


  1. Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson)
  2. Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt)
  3. Elle (Paul Verhoeven)
  4. Lemonade (Beyonce)
  5. Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)
  6. O.J. Made in America (Ezra Edelman)
  7. Silence (Martin Scorsese)
  8. The Edge of Seventeen (Kelly Femon Craig)
  9. Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)
  10. Shin Godzilla (Hideaki Anno)
  11. Evidentiary Bodies (Barbara Hammer)
  12. Yourself and Yours (Hong Sang Soo)
  13. The Salesman (Asghar Farhadi)
  14. Little Sister (Zack Clark)
  15. A Silent Voice (Naoko Yamada)
  16. Sully (Clint Eastwood)
  17. Our Little Sister (Hirokazu Koreeda)
  18. Your Name (Makoto Shinkai)
  19. Everybody Wants Some!!! (Richard Linklater)
  20. 31 (Rob Zombie)
  21. Split (M. Night Shyamalan)
  22. 10 Cloverfield Lane (Dan Trachtenberg)
  23. Paris Can Wait (Eleanor Coppola)
  24. The Shallows (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  25. Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Love)
“No Home Movie”


  1. No Home Movie (Chantal Akerman)
  2. Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)
  3. By the Sea (Angelina Jolie)
  4. Carol (Todd Haynes)
  5. Magic Mike XXL (Gregory Jacobs)
  6. Mistress America (Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig)
  7. Blackhat (Michael Mann)
  8. The Assassin (Hou Hsien-Hsiao)
  9. Mountains May Depart (Jia Zhankge)
  10. 88:88 (Isiah Medina)
  11. In Jackson Heights (Frederick Wiseman)
  12. Ricki and the Flash (Jonathan Demme)
  13. Creed (Ryan Coogler)
  14. Heart of a Dog (Laurie Anderson)
  15. Maggie’s Plan (Rebecca Miller)
  16. The Visit (M. Night Shyamalan)
  17. Happy Hour (Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
  18. Forget Me Not (Kei Horie)
  19. Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party (Stephen Cone)
  20. Bad at Dancing (Joanna Arnow)
  21. Unexpected (Kris Rey)
  22. Right Now, Wrong Then (Hong Sang-Soo)
  23. The Intern (Nancy Meyers)
“The Tale of Princess Kaguya”


  1. The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Isao Takahata)
  2. Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  3. Gone Girl (David Fincher)
  4. Pompeii (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  5. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 2 (Johnnie To)
  6. Heaven Knows What (Ben Safdie and Joshua Safdie)
  7. Girlhood (Celine Sciamma)
  8. Two Days, One Night (The Dardenne Brothers)
  9. Jauja (Lisandro Alonso)
  10. Lucy (Luc Besson)
  11. Beyond the Lights (Gina Prince-Bythewood)
  12. Unfriended (Levan Gabriadze)
  13. Breathe (Melanie Laurent)
  14. American Sniper (Clint Eastwood)
  15. Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg)
  16. As the Gods Will (Takashi Miike)
  17. John Wick (Chad Stahelski)
  18. Hill of Freedom (Hong Sang-Soo)
  19. Clouds of Sils Maria (Olivier Assayass)
  20. The Duke of Burgundy (Peter Strickland)
  21. Tu Dors Nicole (Stephane Lafluer)
  22. Goodbye to Language 3D (Jean-Luc Godard)
  23. The Babadook (Jennifer Kent)
  24. 20,000 Days on Earth (Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard)
  25. Approaching the Elephant (Amanda Wilder)
“Under the Skin”


  1. Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer)
  2. Top of the Lake (Jane Campion)
  3. Blind Detective (Johnnie To)
  4. The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)
  5. The Wind Rises (Hayao Miyazaki)
  6. Inside Llewyn Davis (Coen Bros.)
  7. Drug War (Johnnie To)
  8. Abuse of Weakness (Catherine Breillat)
  9. Bastards (Claire Denis)
  10. White Reindeer (Zach Clark)
  11. Enough Said (Nicole Holofcener)
  12. A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness (Ben Rivers and Ben Russell)
  13. The Immigrant (James Gray)
  14. Night Moves (Kelly Reichardt)
  15. Pain and Gain (Michael Bay)
  16. i hate myself ūüôā (Joanna Arnow)
  17. Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski)
  18. The Mole Song: Undercover Agent Reiji (Takashi Miike)
  19. Cult of Chucky (Don Mancini)
  20. Ellie Lumme (Ignatiy Vishnevetsky)
  21. The Man of Tai Chi (Keanu Reeves)
  22. Magic Magic (Sebastian Silva)
  23. It Felt Like Love (Eliza Hittman)
  24. Nymphomaniac Volume 1 (Lars Von Trier)
  25. The World’s End (Edgar Wright)
  26. The Butler (Lee Daniels)
  27. Oldboy (Spike Lee)
“Frances Ha”


  1. Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig)
  2. Romancing in Thin Air (Johnnie To)
  3. The Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie)
  4. Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg)
  5. Resident Evil: Retribution (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  6. Wolf Children (Mamoru Hosada)
  7. Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami)
  8. The Lesson of the Evil (Takashi Miike)
  9. The Unspeakable Act (Dan Sallitt)
  10. Dredd (Pete Travis)
  11. Leviathan (Lucien Castiang-Taylor and Verena Paravel)
  12. Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
  13. Sun Don’t Shine (Amy Seimetz)
  14. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine)
  15. Ace Attorney (Takashi Miike)
  16. Vamps (Amy Heckerling)
  17. Sinister (Scott Derrickson)
  18. Lincoln (Stephen Spielberg)
  19. Space Jail (Stephen St. Leger and James Mather)
  20. Laurence Anyways (Xavier Dolan)
  21. Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominik)
  22. The Paperboy (Lee Daniels)
  23. Hope Springs (David Frankel)
  24. Viola (Mattias Piniero)


  1.  Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan)
  2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (David Fincher)
  3. K-On! The Movie (Naoko Yamada)
  4. The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodovar)
  5. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Johnnie To)
  6. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi)
  7. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)
  8. Haywire (Stephen Soderbergh)
  9. House of Tolerance (Bertrand Bonello)
  10. Weekend (Andrew Haigh)
  11. Twixt (Francis Ford Coppola)
  12. The Deep Blue Sea (Terrence Davies)
  13. Pariah (Dee Rees)
  14. The Day He Arrives (Hong Sang-Soo)
  15. The Turin Horse (Bela Tarr)
  16. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine)
  17. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
  18. A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg)
  19. Damsels in Distress (Whit Stillman)
  20. The Mill and the Cross (Lech Majewski)
  21. Your Sister’s Sister (Lynne Shelton)
  22. Fake It So Real (Robert Greene)
  23. Tomboy (Celine Sciamma)
  24. War Horse (Stephen Spielberg)
  25. Fast Five (Justin Lin)
  26. Immortals (Tarsem Singh)
  27. Killer Joe (William Friedkin)
“Meek’s Cutoff”


  1. Meek’s Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt)
  2. Somewhere (Sofia Coppola)
  3. Blue Valentine (Derek Cianfrance)
  4. Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese)
  5. Attenberg (Athina Rachel Tsangari)
  6. Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik)
  7. Unstoppable (Tony Scott)
  8. The Strange Case of Angelica (Manoel de Oliveira)
  9. Resident Evil: Afterlife (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  10. Poetry (Lee Chang Dong)
  11. Lady Blue Shanghai (David Lynch)
  12. Mysteries of Lisbon (Raoul Ruiz)
  13. Le Quattro Volte (Michelangelo Frammartino)
  14. 13 Assassins (Takashi Miike)
  15. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (Edgard Wright)
  16. Uncle Boonme Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Joe)
  17. How Do You Know? (James L. Brooks)
  18. Another Year (Mike Leigh)
  19. Cold Weather (Aaron Katz)
  20. The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski)
  21. Sleeping Beauty (Catherine Breillat)
  22. The Runaways (Floria Sigismondi)
  23. Essential Killing (Jerzy Skolimowski)
“Halloween 2”


  1. Halloween II: Director’s Cut (Rob Zombie)
  2. Bright Star (Jane Campione
  3. Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
  4. Alle Anderen (Maren Ade)
  5. Adventureland (Greg Mottola)
  6. The House of the Devil (Ti West)
  7. Whip It! (Drew Barrymoore)
  8. Two Lovers (James Gray)
  9. A Perfect Getaway (David Twohy)
  10. Drag Me to Hell (Sam Raimi)
“Rachel Getting Married”


  1. Rachel Getting Married (Jonathan Demme)
  2. Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)
  3. Sparrow (Johnnie To)
  4. 35 Rhums (Claire Denis)
  5. Martyrs (Pascal Laugier)
  6. Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh)
  7. The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel)
  8. Speed Racer (Lily and Lana Wachowski)
  9. My Blueberry Nights (Wong Kar-Wai)
  10. The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky)
“4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days”


  1. 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu)
  2. Waitress (Adrienne Shelly)
  3. Zodiac (David Fincher)
  4. Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino)
  5. More Things that Happened (David Lynch)
  6. No Country for Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen)
  7. I’m Not There (Todd Haynes)
  8. The Last Mistress (Catherine Breillat)
  9. Stuck (Stuart Gordon)
  10. My Winnipeg (Guy Maddin)
  11. Halloween (Rob Zombie)
  12. Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)
  13. I Could Never Be Your Woman (Amy Heckerling)
  14. Smiley Face (Gregg Araki)
  15. REC (Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza)
  16. Control  (Anton Corbijin)
  17. Begging Naked (Karen Gehres)
  18. We Own the Night (James Grey)
“Inland Empire”


  1. Inland Empire (David Lynch)
  2. Marie Antoinette (Sofia Coppola)
  3. The Lake House  (Alejandro Agresti)
  4. Syndromes and a Century (Joe)
  5. Triad Election (Johnnie To)
  6. Deja Vu (Tony Scott)
  7. Silent Hill (Christophe Gans)
  8. A Prairie Home Companion (Robert Altman)
  9. Friends with Money (Nicole Holofcener)
  10. Southland Tales (Richard Kelly)
  11. El Doctor (Suzan Pitt)
“Linda, Linda, Linda”


  1.  Linda Linda Linda (Nobuhiro Yamashita)
  2. Domino (Tony Scott)
  3. Election (Johnnie To)
  4. The Devil’s Rejects (Rob Zombie)
  5. Three Times (Hsiao-Hsien Hou)
  6. A History of Violence (David Cronenberg)
  7. Cigarette Burns (John Carpenter)
  8. Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (Michel Gondry)
  9. Fever Pitch (The Farrely Brothers)
  10. Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee)


  1. Innocence (Lucille Hadzihalilovic)
  2. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater)
  3. Million Dollar Baby (Clint Eastwood)
  4. Mysterious Skin (Gregg Araki)
  5. Notre Musique (Jean-Luc Godard)
  6. Collateral (Michael Mann)
  7. Tomorrow We Move (Chantal Akerman)
  8. Kill Bill Vol. 2 (Quentin Tarantino)
  9. Mindgame (Masaki Yuasa)
  10. Birth (Jonathan Glazer)
“Lost in Translation


  1. Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola)
  2. The Story of Marie and Julien (Jacques Rivette)
  3. Kill Bill Vol. 1 (Quentin Tarantino)
  4. Running on Karma (Johnnie To)
  5. Dogville (Lars von Trier)
  6. Memories of Murder (Bong Joon-Ho)
  7. Elephant (Gus Van Sant)
  8. In the Cut (Jane Campion)
  9. Los Angeles Plays Itself (Thom Anderson)
  10. PTU (Johnnie To)
“Vendredi Soir”


  1. Vendredi Soir (Claire Denis)
  2. Funny Haha (Andrew Bujalski)
  3. Morvern Callar (Lynne Ramsay)
  4. Rabbits (David Lynch)
  5. Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (Takashi Miike)
  6. Minority Report (Steven Spielberg)
  7. Lilya 4-Ever (Lukas Moodysoon)
  8. Punch Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  9. May (Lucky McKee)
  10. Blue (Hiroshi Ando)
“Mulholland Drive”


  1. Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch)
  2. Fat Girl (Catherine Breillat)
  3. Pulse (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  4. The Happiness of the Katakuris (Takashi Miike)
  5. Take Care of My Cat (Jeong Jae-eun)
  6. Millennium Actress (Satoshi Kon)
  7. Millennium Mambo (Hsiao-hsien Hou)
  8. Things Behind the Sun (Alison Anders)
  9. Avalon (Mamoru Oshii)
  10. Ghosts of Mars (John Carpenter)
  11. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki)
  12. Kandahar (Mohsen Makhmalbaf)
  13. The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson)
  14. Lovely and Amazing (Nicole Holofcener)
  15. Dagon (Stuart Gordon)
  16. Visitor Q (Takashi Miike)
  17. Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters, All Out Attack! (Shusuke Kaneko)
  18. Legally Blonde (Robert Luketic)
  19. The Man Who Wasn’t There (Joel and Ethan Coen)
  20. Ghost World (Terry Zwigoff)
  21. Trouble Every Day (Claire Denis)
  22. By Hook or By Crook (Silas Howard)
  23. Dream Work (Peter Tscherkassky)
  24. The Others (Alejandro Amenbar)
“In the Mood For Love”


  1. In the Mood For Love (Kar-Wai Wong)
  2. Ginger Snaps (John Fawcett)
  3. The Day I Became a Woman (Marzieh Meshkini)
  4. DOA 2: Birds (Takashi Miike)
  5. Yi Yi (Edward Yang)
  6. Love and Basketball (Gina Price-Bythewood)
  7. Teenage Hooker Became Killing Machine (Gee-Woong Nam)
  8. La Captive (Chantal Akerman)
  9. Needing You (Johnnie To)
  10. As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (Jonas Mekas)
  11. Almost Famous (Cameron Crowe)
  12. Suzhou River (Le You)
  13. GAEA Girls (Kim Longinotto and Jano Williams)
  14. The Gleaners and I (Agnes Varda)
  15. Bring It On (Peyton Reed)
  16. Bamboozled (Spike Lee)
  17. Erin Brockovich (Steven Soderbergh)
  18. American Psycho (Mary Harron)
  19. Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan)
  20. Final Destination (James Wong)
  21. Psycho Beach Party (Robert Lee King)
“Eyes Wide Shut”


  1. Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick)
  2. Beau Travail (Claire Denis)
  3. The Straight Story (David Lynch)
  4. Audition (Takashi Miike)
  5. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (Jim Jarmusch)
  6. Bringing Out the Dead (Martin Scorsese)
  7. The Matrix (Lily and Lana Wachowski)
  8. The Mission (Johnnie To)
  9. Adolescence of Utena (Kunihiko Ikuhara)
  10. Rosetta (The Dardennes)
  11. I’ll Take You There (Adrienne Shelly)
“Fucking Amal”


  1. Histoire(s) du Cinema (Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. Fucking Amal (Lukas Moodysson)
  3. The Big Lebowski (Joel and Ethan Coen)
  4. The Last Days of Disco (Whit Stillman)
  5. The Flowers of Shanghai (Hsiao-Hsien Hou)
  6. Bride of Chucky (Ronny Yu)
  7. Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou (Takashi Anno)
  8. Buffalo ’66 (Vincent Gallo)
  9. Sombre (Phillipe Grandieux)
  10. Small Soldiers  (Joe Dante)
  11. Mary Jane’s Not a Virgin Anymore (Sarah Jacobson)
  12. Bullet Ballet (Shinya Tsukamoto)
  13. Velvet Goldmine (Todd Haynes)
  14. Phantasm: Oblivion (Don Coscarelli)
  15. Ringu (Hideo Nakata)
  16. The Bird People in China (Takashi Miike)
  17. Enemy of the State (Tony Scott)
  18. Blade (Stephen Norrington)
“End of Evangelion”


  1. The End of Evangelion (Hideaki Anno)
  2. Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino)
  3. Cure (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  4. Perfect Blue (Satoshi Kon)
  5. Starship Troopers (Paul Verhoeven)
  6. Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman (Chantal Akerman)
  7. Career Girls (Mike Leigh)
  8. Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  9. Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion (David Mirkin)
  10. Rainy Dog (Takashi Miike)
  11. All Over Me (Alex Sichel)
  12. You Don’t Know Dick!: The Courageous Hearts of Transsexual Men (Bestor Cram)


  1. Crash (David Cronenberg)
  2. The Watermelon Woman (Cheryl Dunye)
  3. Bound (Lana and Lily Wachowski)
  4. Fargo (Joel and Ethan Coen)
  5. Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier)
  6. Fudoh: The New Generation (Takashi Miike)
  7. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky)
  8. Nenette et Boni (Claire Denis)
  9. Sudden Manhattan (Adrienne Shelly)
  10. Scream (Wes Craven)
  11. Small Deaths (Lynne Ramsay)


  1. Clueless (Amy Heckerling)
  2. The Bridges of Madison County (Clint Eastwood)
  3. Up, Down, Fragile (Jacques Rivette)
  4. Heat (Michael Mann)
  5. [SAFE] (Todd Haynes)
  6. Showgirls (Paul Verhoeven)
  7. Ghost in the Shell (Mamoru Ishii)
  8. Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself!!! The Heist (Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  9. Whisper of the Heart (Yoshifumi Kondo)
  10. The Blade (Hark Tsui)
Joan the Maiden


  1. Jeanne la Pucelle (Jacques Rivette)
  2. Little Women (Gillian Armstrong)
  3. Portrait of a Young Girl in Brussels at the End of the 60s (Chantal Akerman)
  4. Hoop Dreams (Steve James)
  5. Chungking Express (Kar-Wai Wong)
  6. In the Mouth of Madness (John Carpenter)
  7. Speed (Jan De Bont)
  8. Legend of Drunken Master (Kar-Lau Leung)
  9. I Can’t Sleep (Claire Denis)
  10. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)
Green Snake


  1. Green Snake (Hark Tsui) 
  2. The Piano (Jane Campion)
  3. Blue (Derek Jarman)
  4. D’est (Chantal Akerman)
  5. A Perfect World (Clint Eastwood)
  6. Matinee (Joe Dante)
  7. Je Vous Salue Sarajevo (Jean-Luc Godard)
  8. Blackout” (David Lynch)
  9. The Age of Innocence (Martin Scorsese)
  10. The Wrong Trousers (Nick Park)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me


  1. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (David Lynch)
  2. The Long Day Closes (Terrence Davies)
  3. Nitrate Kisses (Barbara Hammer)
  4. Malcolm X (Spike Lee)
  5. Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)
  6. Death Becomes Her (Robert Zemeckis)
  7. Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (Leslie Harris)
  8. Deep Cover (Bill Duke)
  9. Orlando (Sally Potter)
  10. Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoeven)
  11. Bad Lieutenant (Abel Ferrara)
  12. Hard Boiled (John Woo)
  13. Full Contact (Ringo Lam)
  14. Batman Returns (Tim Burton)
  15. Godzilla vs. Mothra (Takao Okawara)
  16. The Crying Game (Neil Jordan)
  17. Vanilla Sex (Cheryl Dunye)
  18. Gas, Food, Lodging (Alison Anders)
  19. Transeltown (Myra Paci)
  20. Porco Rosso (Hayao Miyazaki)
  21. Police Story 3  (Stanley Tong)
  22. Candyman (Bernard Rose)
“The Silence of the Lambs”


  1. The Silence of the Lambs (Jonathan Demme)
  2. A Brighter Summer Day (Edward Yang)
  3. Dogfight (Nancy Savoca)
  4. The Rapture (Michael Tolkin)
  5. Point Break (Kathryn Bigelow)
  6. Beauty and the Beast (Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise)
  7. I Am Wanda (Katja Raganelli)
  8. Barton Fink (Joel and Ethan Coen)
  9. My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant)
  10. Only Yesterday (Isao Takahata)
  11. Naked Lunch (David Cronenberg)
  12. Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash)
  13. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (James Cameron)
  14. Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou)
  15. She Don’t Fade (Cheryl Dunye)
  16. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzsteof Kieslowski)
  17. Boyz in the Hood (John Singleton)
  18. Hiruko the Goblin (Shinya Tsukamoto)
  19. Switch (Blake Edwards)
“Paris is Burning”


  1. Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston)
  2. Wild at Heart (David Lynch)
  3. Privilege (Yvonne Rainer)
  4. Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese)
  5. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Joe Dante)
  6. An Angel at my Table (Jane Campion)
  7. Blue Steel (Kathryn Bigelow)
  8. Janine (Cheryl Dunye)
  9. Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven)
  10. To Sleep with Anger (Charles Burnett)
  11. Industrial Symphony Number 1 (David Lynch)
  12. The Exorcist III (William Peter Blatty)
  13. The Juniper Tree (Nietzchka Keene)
  14. No Fear, No Die (Claire Denis)
  15. Jacob’s Ladder (Adrian Lyne)
  16. Mermaids (Richard Benjamin)
  17. Darkman (Sam Raimi)
  18. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Tom Stoppard)
“Kiki’s Delivery Service”


  1. Kiki’s Delivery Service (Hayao Miyazaki)
  2. Gang of Four (Jacques Rivette)
  3. Sweetie (Jane Campion)
  4. Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee)
  5. The Killer (John Woo)
  6. A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon (Hark Tsui)
  7. The Unbelievable Truth (Hal Hartley)
  8. Tetsuo: The Iron Man (Shinya Tsukamoto)
  9. For All Mankind (Al Reinert)
  10. Heathers (Michael Lehmann)
“My Neighbor Totoro”


  1. My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki)
  2. School on Fire (Ringo Lam)
  3. Die Hard (John McTiernan)
  4. The Last Temptation of Christ (Martin Scorsese)
  5. Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata)
  6. Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg)
  7. Hairspray (John Waters)
  8. Chocolat (Claire Denis)
  9. Akira (Katsuhio Otomo)
  10. Bloodsport (Newt Arnold)
  11. The Accused (Jonathan Kaplan)
“Broadcast News”


  1. Broadcast News (James L. Brooks)
  2. Sign O’ The Times (Prince)
  3. Prince of Darkness (John Carpenter)
  4. Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (Todd Haynes)
  5. RoboCop (Paul Verhoeven)
  6. City on Fire (Ringo Lam)
  7. Where Is My Friend’s Home? (Abbas Kiarostami)
  8. The Adventures of Denchu-Kozo (Shin’ya Tsukamoto)
  9. Two Friends (Jane Campion)
  10. King Lear (Jean-Luc Godard)
  11. Stagefright: Aquarius (Michele Soavi)
  12. Hellraiser (Clive Barker)
“Big Trouble in Little China”


  1. Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter)
  2. The Terrorizers (Edward Yang)
  3. Hannah and Her Sisters (Woody Allen)
  4. The Green Ray (Eric Rohmer)
  5. Working Girls (Lizzie Borden)
  6. The Fly (David Cronenberg)
  7. Peking Opera Blues (Hark Tsui)
  8. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre II (Tobe Hooper)
  9. Manhunter (Michael Mann)
  10. His Motorbike, Her Island (Nobuhiko Obayashi)
“Angel’s Egg”


  1. Angel’s Egg (Mamoru Oshii)
  2. Police Story (Jackie Chan)
  3. Tampopo (Juzo Itami)
  4. Ran (Akira Kurosawa)
  5. Insignificance (Nicolas Roeg)
  6. Taipei Story (Edward Yang)
  7. Day of the Dead (George A. Romero)
  8. Vagabond (Agnes Varda)
  9. Hail Mary (Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. Desperately Seeking Susan (Susan Siedelman)


  1. Starman (John Carpenter) 
  2. Wheels on Meals (Sammo Hung)
  3. Purple Rain (Albert Magnoli)
  4. Stop Making Sense (Jonathan Demme)
  5. Blood Simple (Joel Coen)
  6. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (Hayao Miyazaki)
  7. When the Tenth Month Comes (Dang Nhat Minh)
  8. The Terminator (James Cameron)
  9. Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders)
  10. Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer (Mamoru Oshii)
  11. Gremlins (Joe Dante)


  1. Silkwood (Mike Nichols)
  2. One Day Pina Asked (Chantal Akerman)
  3. Videodrome (David Cronenberg)
  4. Christine (John Carpenter)
  5. Terms of Endearment (James L. Brooks)
  6. Sheer Madness (Margarethe Von Trotta)
  7. Three Crowns of the Sailor (Raoul Ruiz)
  8. Born in Flames (Lizzie Borden)
  9. Love Letters (Amy Holden Jones)
  10. Possibly in Michigan (Cecelia Condit)
  11. Eureka (Nicolas Roeg)
“Toute Une Nuit”


  1. Toute Une Nuit (Chantal Akerman)
  2. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (Robert Altman)
  3. The Thing (John Carpenter)
  4. Blade Runner (Ridley Scott)
  5. Losing Ground (Kathleen Collins)
  6. The Slumber Party Massacre (Amy Holden Jones)
  7. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (Amy Heckerling)
  8. Starstruck (Gillian Armstrong)
  9. White Dog (Samuel Fuller)
  10. Tenebrae (Dario Argento)
  11. Next of Kin (Tony Williams)
“Ms. 45”


  1. Ms. 45 (Abel Ferrara)
  2. Possession (Andrzej Zulawski)
  3. WMEN (Esther Regelson)
  4. They All Laughed (Peter Bogdanovich)
  5. Escape From New York (John Carpenter)
  6. The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi)
  7. You Are Not I (Sara Driver)
  8. Le Pont Du Nord (Jacques Rivette)
  9. The Beyond (Lucio Fulci)
  10. Audience (Barbara Hammer)
  11. Girl Pack (Lisa Baumgardner)
  12. Merry-Go-Round (Jacques Rivette)
“The Shining”


  1. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick)
  2. Breathing” (Kate Bush)
  3.  Bad Timing (Nicolas Roeg)
  4. Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese)
  5. Melvin & Howard (Jonathan Demme)
  6. The Elephant Man (David Lynch)
  7. Inferno (Dario Argento)
  8. Cannibal Holocaust (Ruggero Deodato)
  9. City of the Livind Dead (Lucio Fulci)
  10. The Fog (John Carpenter)


  1. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky)
  2. Soft Fiction (Chick Strand)
  3. Alien (Ridley Scott)
  4. My Brilliant Career (Gillian Armstrong)
  5. The Muppet Movie (Jim Henson)
  6. Asparagus (Suzan Pitt)
  7. Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola)
  8. The Castle of Cagliostro (Hayao Miyazaki)
  9. Life of Brian (Terry Jones)
  10. Nosferatu: Phantom Der Nacht (Werner Herzog)
  11. The Brood (David Cronenberg)
  12. Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (Milton Katselas)
“The Meetings of Anna”


  1. The Meetings of Anna (Chantal Akerman)
  2. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Lau-Kar Leung)
  3. Girlfriends (Claudia Weill)
  4. Coming Home (Hal Ashby)
  5. Halloween (John Carpenter)
  6. Alucarda (Juan Lopez Moctezuma)
  7. Empire of Passion (Nagisa Oshima)
  8. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Philip Kaufman)
  9. Renaldo & Clara (Bob Dylan)
  10. An Unmarried Woman (Paul Mazursky)
“News From Home”


  1. News From Home (Chantal Akerman)
  2. Suspiria (Dario Argento)
  3. Opening Night (John Cassavetes)
  4. Eraserhead (David Lynch)
  5. Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett)
  6. Annie Hall (Woody Allen)
  7. 3 Women (Robert Altman)
  8. Hausu (Nobuhiko Obayashi)
  9. Martin (George A. Romero)
  10. Emmett Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (Jim Henson)
“Taxi Driver”


  1. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese)
  2. Noroit (Jacques Rivette)
  3. Carrie (Brian De Palma)
  4. A Real Young Girl (Catherine Breillat)
  5. Harlan County, U.S.A. (Barbara Kopple)
  6. Duelle (Jacques Rivette)
  7. Assault on Precinct 13 (John Carpenter
  8. Mikey and Nicky (Elaine May)
  9. The Outlaw Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood)
  10. Challenge of the Masters (Kar-Lau Leung)
  11. Bernice Bobs Her Hair (Joan Macklin Silver)
“Jeanne Dielman”


  1. Jeanne Dielman: 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman)
  2. Nashville (Robert Altman)
  3. Jaws (Stephen Spielberg)
  4. Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick)
  5. Graveyard of Honor (Kinji Fukusaku)
  6. Black Moon (Louis Malle)
  7. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Peter Weir)
  8. The Stepford Wives (Bryan Forbes)
  9. Katie Tippel (Paul Verhoeven)
  10. Dersu Uzuala (Akira Kurosawa)
  11. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman)
Celine and Julie Go Boating


  1. Celine and Julie Go Boating (Jacques Rivette)
  2.  Je, Tu, Il, Elle (Chantal Akerman)
  3. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Tobe Hooper)
  4. A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes)
  5. Dyketactics (Barbara Hammer)
  6. Black Christmas (Bob Clark)
  7. Female Trouble (John Waters)
  8. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbender)
  9. Edvard Munch (Peter Watkins)
  10. Five Shaolin Masters (Chang Cheh)
  11. Arabian Nights (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  12. Film About a Woman Who… (Yvonne Rainer)
  13. Michigan Avenue (Bette Gordon)
  14. Phase IV (Saul Bass)
“Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable”


  1. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable (Shunya Ito)
  2. Lady Snowblood (Toshiya Fujita)
  3. F For Fake (Orson Welles)
  4. The Yakuza Papers, Vol 2.: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima (Kinji Fukasaku)
  5. Don’t Look Now (Nicholas Roeg)
  6. Belladonna of Sadness (Eiichi Yamamoto)
  7. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (D.A. Pennebaker)
  8. The Crazies (George A. Romero)
  9. The Spirit of the Beehive (Victor Erice)
  10. Ganja and Hess (Bill Gunn)
  11. Coffy (Jack Hill)
“Hotel Monterey”


  1. Hotel Monterey (Chantal Akerman) 
  2. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (Shunya Ito)
  3. Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (Shunya Ito)
  4. Betty Tells Her Story (Liane Brandon)
  5. The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (Rainer Werner Fassbender)
  6. Pink Flamingos (John Waters)
  7. Across 110th Street (Barry Shear)
  8. Cries and Whispers (Ingmar Bergman)
  9. La Chambre (Chantal Akerman)
  10. Street Mobster (Kinji Fukasaku)
  11. All the Colors of the Dark (Sergio Martino)
  12. The Heartbreak Kid (Elaine May)


  1. Klute (Alan J. Pakula)
  2. The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich)
  3. A Touch of Zen (King Hu)
  4. Joyce at 34 (Joyce Chopra and Claudia Weill)
  5. Wake in Fright (Ted Kotcheff)
  6. McCabe and Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman)
  7. The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (Sergio Martino)
  8. Dirty Harry (Don Siegel)
  9. Out 1 (Jacques Rivette)
  10. A New Leaf (Elaine May)
  11. Two Lane Blacktop (Monte Hellman)
  12. The New One-Armed Swordsman (Chang Cheh)
  13. The Big Boss (Lo Wei)
“The Conformist”


  1. The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  2. Wanda (Barbara Loden)
  3. Gimme Shelter (Charlotte Zwerin, Albert and David Maysles)
  4. Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson)
  5. Claire’s Knee (Eric Rohmer)
  6. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Jaromil Jires)
  7. This Transient Life (Akio Jissoji)
  8.  The Fruit of the Paradise (Vera Chytilova)
  9. Witches Hammer (Otakar Vavra)
  10. Girly (Freddie Francis)
  11. Dodes’ka-den (Akira Kurosawa)
  12. Brewster McCloud (Robert Altman)
  13. Stray Cat Rock: Wild Jumbo (Toshiya Fujita)
“Funeral Parade of Roses”


  1. Funeral Parade of Roses (Toshio Matsumoto)
  2. They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (Sydney Pollack)
  3. Nissan Ariana Window (Ken Jacobs)
  4. Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (Nagisa Oshima)
  5. L’amour Fou (Jacques Rivette)
  6. Procile (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  7. Tenchu! (Hideo Gosha)
  8. Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper)
  9. Medium Cool (Haskell Wexler)
  10. Une Femme Douce (Robert Bresson)
  11. Pit Stop (Jack Hill)
  12. The Blues According to Lightnin’ Hopkins (Les Blank)
  13. Psychout for Murder (Rosanno Brazi)
“2001: A Space Odyssey”


  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick)
  2. Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polanski)
  3. Death by Hanging (Nagisa Oshima)
  4. High School (Frederick Wiseman)
  5. The Great Silence (Sergio Corbucci)
  6. Monterey Pop (D.A. Pennebaker)
  7. Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero)
  8. The Immortal Story (Orson Welles)
  9. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (Freddie Francis)
  10. The Golden Swallow (Chang Cheh)
  11. Black Panthers (Agnes Varda)


  1. Week-End (Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. The Young Girls of Rochefort (Jacques Demy)
  3. Samurai Rebellion (Masaki Kobayashi)
  4. Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (Nagisa Oshima)
  5. Two For the Road (Stanley Donen)
  6. Playtime (Jacques Tati)
  7. The One Armed Swordsman (Chang Cheh)
  8. Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn)
  9. Titicut Follies (Frederick Wiseman)
  10. Branded to Kill (Seijun Suzuki)
  11. Don’t Look Back (D.A. Pennebaker)
  12. Zatoichi the Outlaw  (Satsuo Yamamoto)


  1. Breakaway (Bruce Conner and Toni Basil)
  2. Daisies (Vera Chytilova)
  3. Seconds (John Frankenheimer)
  4. The Face of Another (Hiroshi Teshigahara)
  5. The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (Sergio Leone)
  6. Persona (Ingmar Bergman)
  7. Black Girl (Ousmane Sembene)
  8. Tokyo Drifter (Seijun Suzuki)
  9. The Nun (Jacques Rivette)
  10. Come Drink With Me (King Hu)
  11. Django (Sergio Corbucci)
“Le Bonheur”


  1.  Le Bonheur (Agnes Varda)
  2. Pierrot Le Fou (Jean-Luc Godard)
  3. Chimes at Midnight (Orson Welles)
  4. Red Beard (Akira Kurosawa)
  5. Pleasures of the Flesh (Nagisa Oshima)
  6. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (Russ Meyer)
  7. For a Few Dollars More (Sergio Leone)
  8. A Charlie Brown Christmas (Bill Melendez)
  9. Repulsion (Roman Polanski)
  10. Loves of a Blonde (Milos Forman)
  11. Simon of the Desert (Luis Bunuel)


  1. Marnie (Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. Red Desert (Michealangelo Antonioni)
  3. The Naked Kiss (Samuel Fuller)
  4. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Jacques Demy)
  5. Charulata (Satyajit Ray)
  6. Kwaidan (Masaki Kobayashi)
  7. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  8. Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara)
  9. Blood and Black Lace (Mario Bava)
  10. The Masque of the Red Death (Roger Corman)
  11. Onibaba (Kaneto Shindo)
“High and Low”


  1. High and Low (Akira Kurosawa)
  2. The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. The Haunting (Robert Wise)
  4. The House is Black (Forugh Farrokhzad)
  5. Matango (Ishiro Honda)
  6. Charade (Stanley Donen)
  7. Mothlight (Stan Brakhage)
  8. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini)
  9. Black Sabbath (Mario Bava)
  10. The Great Escape (John Sturges)
  11. Suzanne’s Career (Eric Rohmer)
  12. I Fidanzati (Ermanno Olmi)


  1. Harakiri (Masaki Kobayashi)
  2. Cleo from 5 to 7 (Agnes Varda)
  3. The Man who Shot Liberty Valance (John Ford)
  4. The Exterminating Angel (Louis Bunuel)
  5. The Fabulous Baron Munchausen (Karel Zamen)
  6. Sanjuro (Akira Kurosawa)
  7. La Jatee (Chris Marker)
  8. The Tale of Zatoichi (Kenji Misumi)
  9. Vivre sa Vie (Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (Robert Aldrich)
  11. Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean)
“Something Wild”


  1. Something Wild (Jack Garfein)
  2. Through a Glass Darkly (Ingmar Bergman)
  3. Cash on Demand (Quentin Lawrence)
  4. Yojimbo (Akira Kurosawa)
  5. The Pit and the Pendulum (Roger Corman)
  6. Mothra (Ishiro Honda)
  7. Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais)
  8. The Innocents (Jack Clayton)
  9. Paris Belongs to Us (Jacques Rivette)
“Eyes Without a Face”


  1. Eyes without a Face (Georges Franju)
  2. Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. L’aaventura (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  4. The Virgin Spring (Ingmar Bergman)
  5. The Testament of Orpheus (Jean Cocteau)
  6. The Apartment (Billy Wilder)
  7. Peeping Tom (Michael Powell)
  8. Black Sunday (Mario Bava)
  9. Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. The Brides of Dracula (Terrence Fisher)
“Window Water Baby Moving”


  1. Window Water Baby Moving (Stan Brakhage)
  2. Rio Bravo (Howard Hawks)
  3. Imitation of Life (Douglas Sirk)
  4. Sleeping Beauty (Clyde Geronimi)
  5. North By Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock)
  6. Anatomy of a Murder (Otto Preminger)
  7. The Day of the Outlaw (Andre de Toth)
  8. The Crimson Kimono (Samuel Fuller)
  9. Tokaido Yotsuya Kaidan (Nobuo Nakagawa)
  10. Good Morning (Yasujiro Ozu)
  11. The Hound of the Baskervilles (Terrence Fisher)
  12. Fires on the Plain (Kon Ichikawa)
“Touch of Evil”


  1. Touch of Evil (Orson Welles)
  2. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. Bell, Book and Candle (Richard Quine)
  4. Bounjour Tristesse (Otto Preminger)
  5. Murder By Contract (Irving Lerner)
  6. The Ballad of Narayama (Keisuke Kinoshita)
  7. The Magician (Ingmar Bergman)
  8. Horror of Dracula (Terrence Fisher)
  9. The H-Man (Ishiro Honda)
  10. Mon Oncle (Jacques Tati)
  11. The Revenge of Frankenstein (Terence Fisher)


  1. The Cranes are Flying (Mikhail Kalatozov)
  2. The Tarnished Angels (Douglas Sirk)
  3. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Frank Tashlin)
  4. What’s Opera Doc? (Chuck Jones)
  5. Sweet Smell of Success (Alexander MacKendrick)
  6. The Curse of Frankenstein (Terrence Fisher)
  7. Forty Guns (Samuel Fuller)
  8. Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa)
  9. A King in New York (Charlie Chaplin)
  10. 12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet)


  1. Written on the Wind (Douglas Sirk)
  2. The Searchers (John Ford)
  3. The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. The Red Balloon (Albert Lamorisse)
  5. The Girl Can’t Help It! (Frank Tashlin)
  6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegal)
  7. Bigger Than Life (Nicholas Ray)
  8. Nightfall (Jacques Tourneur)
  9. The Harder They Fall (Mark Robson)
  10. The Killing (Stanley Kubrick)
  11. Deduce, you Say (Chuck Jones)


  1. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton)
  2. All that Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk)
  3. Lola Montes (Max Ophuls)
  4. Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray)
  5. Rififi (Jules Dassin)
  6. Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich)
  7. Diabolique (Henri-Georges Clozout)
  8. It’s Always Fair Weather (Stanley Donen)
  9. Artists and Models (Frank Tashlin)
  10. Mr. Arkadin (Orson Welles)
  11. To Catch a Thief (Alfred Hitchcock)
  12. Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (Hiroshi Inagaki)


  1. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa)
  2. Gojira (Ishiro Honda)
  3. Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. Voyage to Italy (Roberto Rossellini)
  5. Sansho the Baliff (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  6. A Star is Born (George Cukor)
  7. Dial M For Murder (Alfred Hitchcock)
  8. On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan)
  9. Creature from the Black Lagoon (Jack Arnold)


  1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Howard Hawks)
  2. The Earrings of Madame De… (Max Ophuls)
  3. Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu)
  4. Ugetsu (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  5. White Mane (Albert Lamorisse)
  6. The Tell-Tale Heart (Ted Parlamee)
  7. Duck Amuck (Chuck Jones)
  8. Roman Holiday (William Wyler)
  9. Give a Girl a Break (Stanley Donen)
  10. The Bigamist (Ida Lupino)


  1. Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly)
  2. Limelight (Charlie Chaplin)
  3. Le Plaisir (Max Ophuls)
  4. Othello (Orson Welles)
  5. Feed the Kitty (Chuck Jones)
  6. Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa)
  7. Way of Gaucho (Jacques Tourneur)
  8. Rabbit Seasoning (Chuck Jones)
  9. Beep-Beep (Chuck Jones)
  10. Bend of the River (Anthony Mann)
  11. The Sniper (Edward Dmytryk)


  1. Anne of the Indies (Jacques Tourneur)
  2. Hard, Fast & Beautiful (Ida Lupino)
  3. The Tales of Hoffmann (Powell and Pressburger)
  4. The Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise)
  5. Fixed Bayonets! (Samuel Fuller)
  6. The Steel Helmet (Samuel Fuller)
  7. Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock)
  8. The Thing From Another World (Christian Nyby and Howard Hawks)
  9. Ace in the Hole (Billy Wilder)
  10. The Idiot (Akira Kurosawa)
  11. Alice in Wonderland (Various)
  12. A Streetcat Named Desire (Elia Kazan)


  1. In a Lonely Place (Nicholas Ray)
  2. Orpheus (Jean Cocteau)
  3. All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  4. Stars in my Crown (Jacques Tourneur)
  5. Sunset Blvd. (Billy Wilder)
  6. Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis)
  7. Winchester ’73¬† (Anthony Mann)
  8. Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa)
  9. The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston)
  10. Outrage (Ida Lupino)
  11. The Flame and the Arrow (Jacques Tourneur)


  1. Caught (Max Ophuls) 
  2. The Third Man (Carol Reed)
  3. Puce Moment (Kenneth Anger)
  4. Not Wanted (Ida Lupino)
  5. Stray Dog (Akira Kurosawa)
  6. I Was a Male War Bride (Howard Hawks)
  7. On the Town (Stanley Donen)
  8. Jour de Fete (Jacques Tati)
  9. Fast and Furryous (Chuck Jones)
  10. The Quiet Duel (Akira Kurosawa)


  1. The Red Shoes (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
  2. Red River (Howard Hawks)
  3. Letter from an Unknown Woman (Max Ophuls)
  4. Woman (Keisuke Kinoshita)
  5. Women of the Night (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  6. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston)
  7. Drunken Angel (Akira Kurosawa)
  8. Macbeth (Orson Welles)
  9. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica)
  10. Meditation on Violence (Maya Deren)
  11. The Storm Within (Jean Cocteau)


  1. Black Narcissus (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
  2. Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur)
  3. Monsieur Verdoux (Charlie Chaplin)
  4. Desire Me (Unconfirmed)
  5. The Lady From Shanghai (Orson Welles)
  6. Rabbit Transit (Friz Freleng)
  7. T-Men (Anthony Mann)
  8. One Wonderful Sunday (Akira Kurosawa)
  9. Dark Passage (Delmer Davies)
  10. Nightmare Alley (Edmund Goulding)


  1. Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks)
  3. Canyon Passage (Jacques Tourneur)
  4. No Regrets For Our Youth (Akira Kurosawa)
  5. Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau)
  6. It’s a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra)
  7. Baby Bottleneck//The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (Bob Clampett)
  8. The Woman I Loved (Keisuke Kinoshita)
  9. So Dark the Night (Joseph H. Lewis)
  10. The Harvey Girls (George Sidney)


  1. Brief Encounter (David Lean)
  2. The Body Snatcher (Robert Wise)
  3. Detour (Edgar G. Ulmer)
  4. Leave Her to Heaven (John M. Stahl)
  5. My Name is Julia Ross (Joseph H. Lewis)
  6. Hare Tonic (Chuck Jones)
  7. Sanshiro Sugata, Part Two (Akira Kurosawa)
  8. Spellbound (Alfred Hitchcock)
  9. Isle of the Dead (Mark Robson)
  10. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail (Akira Kurosawa)


  1. The Curse of the Cat People (Robert Wise)
  2. At Land (Maya Deren)
  3. Meet Me in St. Louis (Vincent Minnelli)
  4. To Have and Have Not (Howard Hawks)
  5. A Canterbury Tale (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
  6. Laura (Otto Preminger)
  7. Gaslight (George Cukor)
  8. The Old Grey Hare (Bob Clampett)
  9. Lifeboat (Alfred Hitchcock)
  10. Witch’s Cradle (Maya Deren)


  1. Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren)
  2. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
  3. I Walked with a Zombie (Jacques Tourneur)
  4. Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock)
  5. The Seventh Victim (Mark Robson)
  6. Porky Pig’s Feat. (Frank Tashlin)
  7. Day of Wrath (Carl Th. Dreyer)
  8. Sanshiro Sugata (Akira Kurosawa)
  9. The Leopard Man (Jacques Tourneur)
  10. Who Killed Who (Tex Avery)


  1. Cat People (Jacques Tourneur)
  2. Now, Voyager (Irving Rapper)
  3. The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles)
  4. Bambi (Disney)
  5. Casablanca (Michael Curtiz)
  6. I Married a Witch (Rene Clair)
  7. For Me and My Gal (Busby Berkley)
  8. In This Our Life (William Wyler)
  9. This Gun for Hire (Frank Tuttle)
  10. The Palm Beach Story (Preston Sturgess)


  1. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
  2. The Maltese Falcon (John Huston)
  3. Tortoise Beats Hare (Tex Avery)
  4. Ball of Fire (Howard Hawks)
  5. Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock)
  6. Wabbit Twouble (Bob Clampett)
  7. The Little Foxes (William Wyler)
  8. The Wolf-Man (George Waggner)
  9. The Lady Eve (Preston Sturgess)
  10. How Green Was My Valley (John Ford)
  11. Olive’s Sweepstake Ticket (Dave Fleischer)


  1. Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. The Shop Around the Corner (Ernst Lubitsch)
  3. Dance, Girl, Dance (Dorothy Arzner)
  4. His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks)
  5. The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford)
  6. The Letter (William Wyler)
  7. The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin)
  8. The Philadelphia Story (George Cukor)
  9. Fantasia (Various)
  10. A Wild Hare (Tex Avery)


  1. Only Angels Have Wings (Howard Hawks)
  2. The Wizard of Oz (Various)
  3. Young Mr. Lincoln (John Ford)
  4. Son of Frankenstein (Rowland V. Lee)
  5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Frank Capra)
  6. Stagecoach (John Ford)
  7. The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir)
  8. The Women (George Cukor)
  9. Wuthering Heights (William Wyler)
  10. Destry Rides Again (George Marshall)


  1. Mickey’s Trailer (Ben Sharpsteen)
  2. Jezebel (William Wyler)
  3. A Date to Skate (Dave Fleischer)
  4. Wholly Smoke (Frank Tashlin)
  5. Vivacious Lady (George Stevens)
  6. The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock)
  7. Plumbing is a Pipe (Dave Fleischer)
  8. Daffy-Duck & Egghead (Tex Avery)
  9. Brave Little Tailor (William Roberts)
  10. Bringing Up Baby (Howard Hawks)


  1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (David Hand)
  2. Stella Dallas (King Vidor)
  3. Dead End (William Wyler)
  4. Porky’s Duck Hunt (Tex Avery)
  5. Porky’s Romance (Frank Tashlin)
  6. The Case of the Stuttering Pig (Frank Tashlin)
  7. Paneless Window Washer (Dave Fleischer)
  8. Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali-Baba’s Forty Thieves (Dave Fleischer)
  9. Nothing Sacred (William A. Wellman)
  10. A Star is Born (William A. Wellman)


  1. A Day in the Country (Jean Renoir)
  2. Somewhere in Dreamland (Dave Fleischer)
  3. Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin)
  4. Popeye the Sailor Meets Sinbad the Sailor (Dave Fleischer)
  5. The Blow Out (Tex Avery)
  6. I Love to Singa (Tex Avery)
  7. Dracula’s Daughter (Lambert Hillyer)
  8. Osaka Elegy (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  9. Sisters of the Gion (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  10. The Petrified Forest (Archie Mayo)


  1. The Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale)
  2. The Whole Town’s Talking (John Ford)
  3. The Band Concert (Wilfred Jackson)
  4. King of the Mardi Gras (Dave Fleischer)
  5. The 39 Steps (Alfred Hitchcock)
  6. The Raven (Lew Landers)
  7. Top Hat (Mark Sandrich)


  1. The Scarlett Empress (Josef Von Sternberg)
  2. The Black Cat (Edgar G. Ulmer)
  3. Of Human Bondage (John Cromwell)
  4. The Gambling Lady (Archie Mayo)
  5. It Happened One Night (Frank Capra)
  6. The Goddess (Yonggang Wu)


  1. The Gold Diggers of 1933 (Mervyn Leroy)
  2. 42nd Street (Lloyd Bacon)
  3. Snow White (Dave Fleischer)
  4. Duck Soup (Leo McCarey)
  5. King Kong (Merian C. Cooper)
  6. The Invisible Man (James Whale)
  7. Betty Boop’s May Party (Dave Fleischer)
  8. Is My Palm Read? (Dave Fleischer)
  9. Baby Face (Alfred E. Green)
  10. The Old Man of the Mountain (Dave Fleischer)


  1. Shanghai Express (Josef Von Sternberg)
  2. Trouble in Paradise (Ernst Lubitsch)
  3. Minnie the Moocher (Dave Fleischer)
  4. Vampyr (Carl Th. Dreyer)
  5. What Price Hollywood? (George Cukor)
  6. Betty Boop M.D. (Dave Fleischer)
  7. A Hunting We Will Go (Dave Fleischer)
  8. That Old Dark House (James Whale)
  9. Scarface (Howard Hawks)
  10. Island of Lost Souls (Erle C. Kenton)


  1. City Lights (Charlie Chaplin)
  2. Dishonored (Josef Von Sternberg)
  3. Madchen in Uniform (Leontine Sagan and Carl Froelich)
  4. M. (Fritz Lang)
  5. Frankenstein (James Whale)
  6. Bimbo’s Initiation (Dave Fleischer & Grim Natwick)
  7. Night Nurse (William A. Wellman)
  8. The Public Enemy (William A. Wellman)
  9. Dizzy Red Riding Hood (Dave Fleischer)
  10. The Miracle Woman (Frank Capra)
  11. Dracula (Tod Browning)


  1. Blood of a Poet (Jean Cocteau)
  2. Morocco (Josef Von Sternberg)
  3. The Blue Angel (Josef Von Sternberg)
  4. Swing You Sinners! (Dave Fleischer)
  5. Ladies of Leisure (Frank Capra)
  6. Monte Carlo (Ernst Lubitsch)
  7. L’age Dor (Luis Bunuel)
  8. Dizzy Dishes (Dave Fleischer)
  9. Barnacle Bill (Dave Fleischer)
  10. The Divorcee (Robert Z. Leonard)


  1. Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov)
  2. Un Chien Andalou (Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dahli)
  3. Blackmail (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. Rain (Joris Ivens and Mannus Franken)
  5. Days of Youth (Yasujiro Ozu)


  1. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Th. Dreyer)
  2. The Wind  (Victor Sjolstrom)
  3. Koko’s Earth Control (Dave Fleischer)
  4. Steamboat Bill Jr. (Buster Keaton)
  5. The Fall of the House of Usher (Jean Epstein)
  6. Steamboat Willie (Ub Iwerks)


  1. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau)
  2. L’invitation au Voyage (Germaine Dulac)
  3. Metropolis (Fritz Lang)
  4. The Lodger (Alfred Hitchcock)
  5. The Cat and the Canary (Paul Leni)


  1. Faust (F.W. Murnau)
  2. The General (Buster Keaton)
  3. A Page of Madness (Teinosuke Kinugaza)
  4. The Scarlet Letter (Victor Sjostrom)
  5. The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Lottie Reineger, Karl Coch)


  1. Battleship Potempkin (Sergei Eisenstein)
  2. Strike! (Sergei Eisenstein)
  3. The Gold Rush (Charlie Chaplin)
  4. Seven Chances (Buster Keaton)


  1. Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton)
  2. Ballet Mecanique (Fernand Ledger, Dudley Murphey)


  1. Safety Last! (Fred C. Newmayer, Sam Taylor)
  2. A Woman of Paris (Charlie Chaplin)


  1. Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau)
  2. Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (Benjamin Christensen)
  3. Bubbles (Dave Fleischer)
  4. Jumping Beans (Dave Fleischer)


  1. The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjolstrom)
  2. The Kid (Charlie Chaplin)
  3. Destiny (Fritz Lang)
  4. Invisible Ink (Dave Fleischer)
  5. Modeling (Dave Fleischer)


  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene)
  2. The Golem: How He Came Into the World (Paul Wegener)
  3. Leaves out of the Book of Satan (Carl Th. Dreyer)
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