Top 100 Films: The Best I've Seen
Chronological Listing; Revised, December 2008
1920s
37 Nanook of the North
58 Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror
50 The Battleship Potemkin
67 The Joyless Street
51 Metropolis
40 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
68 The Docks of New York
36 The Fall of the House of Usher
14 The Passion of Joan of Arc
32 Man with a Movie Camera

1930s
61 42nd Street
76 L'Atalante
52 The Scarlet Empress
7 Modern Times
33 Holiday

1940s
18 His Girl Friday
72 The Letter
15 Pinocchio
5 Citizen Kane
31 The Lady Eve
34 Casablanca
17 Meshes of the Afternoon
24 Laura
84 Notorious
70 Letter from an Unknown Woman
26 Bicycle Thieves
86 The Third Man

1950s
63 All About Eve
4 Diary of a Country Priest
88 Sunset Boulevard
12 Singin' in the Rain
2 The Earrings of Madame de...
49 Pickup on South Street
56 Tokyo Story
71 The Wages of Fear
9 Sanshô the Bailiff
55 Pather Panchali
78 Smiles of a Summer Night
57 The Seventh Seal
13 Vertigo
65 The 400 Blows
41 Imitation of Life

1960s
62 Psycho
80 Viridiana
87 Long Day's Journey into Night
53 The Gospel According to St. Matthew
100 Mary Poppins
42 Woman in the Dunes
19 The Battle of Algiers
1960s, con't
1 Persona
97 Marat/Sade
90 2001: A Space Odyssey
95 Flesh
81 Shame
10 Andrei Rublev

1970s
38 McCabe & Mrs. Miller
22 Aguirre, the Wrath of God
44 Cries and Whispers
82 The Godfather
25 Chinatown
43 The Conversation
46 The Travelling Players
27 A Woman under the Influence
66 Xala
35 Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
11 Nashville
8 Harlan County, U.S.A.
29 Taxi Driver
89 Annie Hall
73 New York, New York
92 Riddles of the Sphinx
47 Days of Heaven
28 Apocalypse Now

1980s
60 Raging Bull
74 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
6 The Ballad of Narayama
75 Fanny and Alexander
96 Nostalghia
45 Shoah
54 Aliens
20 The Green Ray
39 Hannah and Her Sisters
69 The Last of England
83 Under the Sun of Satan
59 Dead Ringers
79 Black Rain
94 When Harry Met Sally...

1990s
93 Close-Up
99 Daughters of the Dust
3 The Piano
30 Safe
23 Taste of Cherry
21 The Thin Red Line
91 Velvet Goldmine

2000s
77 Dancer in the Dark
85 Mulholland Drive
48 Morvern Callar
64 Russian Ark
98 Talk to Her

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