Favorite Films

Decades: 2020s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s, 1980s, 1970s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, Pre-1920s

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2021

  1. CAN’T GET YOU OUT OF MY HEAD: AN EMOTIONAL HISTORY OF THE MODERN WORLD (Adam Curtis, UK)
  2. A RIVER RUNS, TURNS, ERASES, REPLACES (Zhu Shengze, USA)
  3. TOPOLOGY OF SIRENS (Jonathan Davies, USA)
  4. PEBBLES (PS Vinothraj, India)
  5. COME HERE (Anocha Suwichakornpong, Thailand)
  6. NOBODY (Ilya Naishuller, USA)

2020

  1. DAYS (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  2. SHORT VACATION (Kwon Min-pyo & Seo Han-sol, South Korea)
  3. BEGINNING (Déa Kulumbegashvili, Georgia)
  4. THE HISTORY OF THE SEATTLE MARINERS (Jon Bois, USA)
  5. THE WOMAN WHO RAN (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  6. WIFE OF A SPY (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  7. MALMKROG (Cristi Puiu, Romania)
  8. IF YOU COULD GO BACK, I WOULD SEE HER. (Joshua R. Troxler, USA)
  9. LABOR OF LOVE (Sylvia Schedelbauer, Germany)
  10. LOVERS ROCK (Steve McQueen, UK)
  11. SWIMMING OUT TILL THE SEA TURNS BLUE (Jia Zhangke, China)
  12. THE DISCIPLE (Chaitanya Tamhane, India)
  13. TESLA (Michael Almereyda, USA)
  14. FAUNA (Nicolás Pereda, Mexico)
  15. THERE ARE NOT THIRTY-SIX WAYS OF SHOWING A MAN GETTING ON A HORSE. (Nicolás Zukerfeld, Argentina)
  16. POINT AND LINE TO PLANE (Sofia Bohdanowicz, Canada)
  17. NOTTURNO (Gianfranco Rosi, Italy)
  18. CITY HALL (Frederick Wiseman, USA)
  19. RED, WHITE AND BLUE (Steve McQueen, UK)
  20. EDUCATION (Steve McQueen, UK)
  21. THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS (Catarina Vasconcelos, Portugal)
  22. BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS (Bill & Turner Ross, USA)
  23. THE LAST CITY (Heinz Emigholz, Germany)
  24. THE BIG TRIM (John Magary, USA)
  25. MANGROVE (Steve McQueen, UK)
  26. VISIT (Jia Zhangke, China)
  27. THE LOBBY (Heinz Emigholz, Germany)
  28. THE YEAR OF THE DISCOVERY (Luis López Carrasco, Spain)
  29. THE INHERITANCE (Ephraim Asili, USA)
  30. MONSTER HUNTER (Paul W.S. Anderson, Germany)
  31. ISABELLA (Matías Piñeiro, Argentina)
  32. WHILE CURSED BY SPECTERS (Burak Çevik, Turkey)
  33. ALFRED (Esther Urlus, Netherlands)
  34. TIME (Garrett Bradley, USA)
  35. THE CALMING (Song Fang, China)
  36. THE SALT OF TEARS (Philippe Garrel, France)
  37. HER SOCIALIST SMILE (John Gianvito, USA)
  38. NEVER REST/UNREST (Tiffany Sia, Hong Kong)
  39. ALEX WHEATLE (Steve McQueen, UK)
  40. STUMP THE GUESSER (Guy Maddin & Evan Johnson & Galen Johnson, Canada)
  41. DA 5 BLOODS (Spike Lee, USA)
  42. ATARRABI AND MIKELATS (Eugène Green, France)
  43. NOMADLAND (Chloé Zhao, USA)
  44. UNDINE (Christian Petzold, Germany)
  45. THE AMERICAN SECTOR (Courtney Stephens & Pacho Velez, USA)
  46. I WISH YOU WOULD (Ryland Walker Knight, USA)
  47. LA FRANCE CONTRE LES ROBOTS (Jean-Marie Straub, Switzerland)
  48. ALL THE LIGHT WE CAN SEE (Pablo Escoto Luna, Mexico)
  49. DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD (Kirsten Johnson, USA)
  50. HALPATE (Adam Khalil & Adam Piron, USA)

2019

  1. MARTIN EDEN (Pietro Marcello, Italy)
  2. I HEARD YOU PAINT HOUSES (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  3. TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  4. THE BOB EMERGENCY (Jon Bois, USA)
  5. FOURTEEN (Dan Sallitt, USA)
  6. PRESENT.PERFECT. (Zhu Shengze, USA)
  7. PARASITE (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea)
  8. UNCUT GEMS (Josh & Benny Safdie, USA)
  9. I WAS AT HOME, BUT… (Angela Schanelec, Germany)
  10. SHAKTI (Martín Rejtman, Argentina)
  11. A VOLUNTARY YEAR (Ulrich Köhler & Henner Winckler, Germany)
  12. THE SEARCH FOR THE SADDEST PUNT IN THE WORLD (Jon Bois, USA)
  13. ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD (Quentin Tarantino, USA)
  14. THE TRAITOR (Marco Bellocchio, Italy)
  15. SYNONYMS (Nadav Lapid, France)
  16. HEIMAT IS A SPACE IN TIME (Thomas Heise, Germany)
  17. JUST DON’T THINK I’LL SCREAM (Frank Beauvais, France)
  18. FOREIGN POWERS (Bingham Bryant, USA)
  19. VITALINA VARELA (Pedro Costa, Portugal)
  20. CENOTE (Oda Kaori, Japan)
  21. FIRST COW (Kelly Reichardt, USA)
  22. MARRIAGE STORY (Noah Baumbach, USA)
  23. THE WHISTLERS (Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania)
  24. GHOST TROPIC (Bas Devos, Belgium)
  25. LABYRINTH OF CINEMA (Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, Japan)
  26. LITTLE WOMEN (Greta Gerwig, USA)
  27. LIBERTÉ (Albert Serra, Spain)
  28. BELONGING (Burak Çevik, Turkey)
  29. BACURAU (Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles, Brazil)
  30. A HIDDEN LIFE (Terrence Malick, USA)
  31. PAIN AND GLORY (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain)
  32. THE WILD GOOSE LAKE (Diao Yinan, China)
  33. SIBYL (Justine Triet, France)
  34. CHASING DREAM (Johnnie To, China)
  35. AD ASTRA (James Gray, USA)
  36. BETTER DAYS (Derek Tsang, China)
  37. GYOPO (Samuel Kiehoon Lee, South Korea)
  38. THE SKY IS CLEAR AND BLUE TODAY (Ricky D’Ambrose, USA)
  39. CATERINA (Dan Sallitt, USA)
  40. RICHARD JEWELL (Clint Eastwood, USA)
  41. YOUNG AHMED (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium)
  42. ZOMBI CHILD (Bertrand Bonello, France)
  43. BILLY (Zachary Epcar, USA)
  44. KNIVES OUT (Rian Johnson, USA)
  45. DARK WATERS (Todd Haynes, USA)
  46. A GIRL MISSING (Fukada Kōji, Japan)
  47. THE WHITE STORM 2: DRUG LORDS (Herman Yau, Hong Kong)
  48. HAM ON RYE (Tyler Taormina, USA)
  49. FIRE WILL COME (Óliver Laxe, Spain)
  50. MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN (Edward Norton, USA)
  51. THE DEAD DON’T DIE (Jim Jarmusch, USA)
  52. JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM (Chad Stahelski, USA)
  53. THE SOUVENIR (Joanna Hogg, UK)
  54. US (Jordan Peele, USA)
  55. HIGH FLYING BIRD (Steven Soderbergh, USA)
  56. DOMINO (Brian De Palma, Denmark)
  57. THE PLAGIARISTS (Peter Parlow, USA)
  58. SUBJECT TO REVIEW (Theo Anthony, USA)
  59. I SHOT ANTOINE DOINEL (Nicolás Prividera, Argentina)
  60. CUBA SCALDS HIS HAND (Abby Sun & Daniel Garber, USA)
  61. COLLECTIVE (Alexander Nanau, Romania)
  62. FIT MODEL (Myna Joseph, USA)
  63. GEMINI MAN (Ang Lee, USA)
  64. ATLANTICS (Mati Diop, Senegal)
  65. CONJURING THE ROLLING THUNDER RE-VUE (Martin Scorsese, USA)

ANNE AT 13,000 FEET. (Kazik Radwanski, Canada)
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (J.J. Abrams, USA)

2018

  1. LA FLOR (Mariano Llinás, Argentina)
  2. ASAKO I & II (Hamaguchi Ryūsuke, Japan)
  3. TRANSIT (Christian Petzold, Germany)
  4. LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (Bi Gan, China)
  5. ASH IS PUREST WHITE (Jia Zhangke, China)
  6. GRASS (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  7. HIGH LIFE (Claire Denis, France)
  8. THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND (Orson Welles, USA)
  9. IN MY ROOM (Ulrich Köhler, Germany)
  10. AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL (Hu Bo, China)
  11. LIZ AND THE BLUE BIRD (Yamada Naoko, Japan)
  12. HER SMELL (Alex Ross Perry, USA)
  13. THE IMAGE BOOK (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  14. THE GRAND BIZARRE (Jodie Mack, USA)
  15. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT (Christopher McQuarrie, USA)
  16. THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  17. HOTEL BY THE RIVER (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  18. BISBEE ’17 (Robert Greene, USA)
  19. “I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS BARBARIANS” (Radu Jude, Romania)
  20. UNFRIENDED: DARK WEB (Stephen Susco, USA)
  21. MONROVIA, INDIANA (Frederick Wiseman, USA)
  22. BURNING (Lee Chang-dong, South Korea)
  23. IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (Barry Jenkins, USA)
  24. TOO LATE TO DIE YOUNG (Dominga Sotomayor, Chile)
  25. WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE WORLD’S ON FIRE? (Roberto Minervini, USA)
  26. HAPPY AS LAZZARO (Alice Rohrwacher, Italy)
  27. PARSI (Eduardo Williams, Argentina)
  28. ISLE OF DOGS (Wes Anderson, USA)
  29. THE MULE (Clint Eastwood, USA)
  30. SUPPORT THE GIRLS (Andrew Bujalski, USA)
  31. A STAR IS BORN (Bradley Cooper, USA)
  32. NON-FICTION (Olivier Assayas, France)
  33. WELCOME TO MARWEN (Robert Zemeckis, USA)
  34. 3 FACES (Jafar Panâhi, Iran)
  35. CLASSICAL PERIOD (Ted Fendt, USA)
  36. FILM CATASTROPHE (Paul Grivas, France)
  37. CALYX (Nathaniel Dorsky, USA)
  38. THE COMMUTER (Jaume Collet-Serra, USA)
  39. INFINITE FOOTBALL (Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania)
  40. THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT (Lars von Trier, Denmark)
  41. A FAMILY TOUR (Ying Liang, Hong Kong)
  42. NOTES ON AN APPEARANCE (Ricky D’Ambrose, USA)
  43. ROUND SEVEN (Kevin Jerome Everson, USA)
  44. BLACKKKLANSMAN (Spike Lee, USA)
  45. COINCOIN AND THE EXTRA-HUMANS (Bruno Dumont, France)
  46. RAY & LIZ (Richard Billingham, UK)
  47. THE WORLD IS FULL OF SECRETS (Graham Swon, USA)
  48. ROMA (Alfonso Cuarón, Mexico)
  49. DIAMANTINO (Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt, Portugal)
  50. COLOPHON (Nathaniel Dorsky, USA)
  51. SHOOT THE MOON RIGHT BETWEEN THE EYES (Graham L. Carter, USA)
  52. FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY (Michael Koresky & Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman, USA)
  53. FAINTING SPELLS (Sky Hopinka, USA)
  54. A FAITHFUL MAN (Louis Garrel, France)
  55. YOUR FACE (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  56. SUSPIRIA (Luca Guadagnino, USA)
  57. THE LOAD (Ognjen Glavonić, Serbia)
  58. THE GREAT PRETENDER (Nathan Silver, USA)
  59. DER KLANG, DIE WELT… (Robert Beavers, USA)
  60. SHOPLIFTERS (Koreeda Hirokazu, Japan)
  61. THE FAVOURITE (Yorgos Lanthimos, Ireland)
  62. BELMONTE (Federico Veiroj, Uruguay)
  63. DEN OF THIEVES (Christian Gudegast, USA)
  64. VESLEMØY’S SONG (Sofia Bohdanowicz, Canada)
  65. SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS (Virgil Vernier, France)
  66. BLUE (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)
  67. COLD WAR (Paweł Pawlikowski, Poland)
  68. HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING (RaMell Ross, USA)
  69. LA CARTOGRAPHE (Nathan Douglas, Canada)
  70. TWO PLAINS & A FANCY (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn, USA)
  71. GAME NIGHT (John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein, USA)
  72. THE 15:17 TO PARIS (Clint Eastwood, USA)
  73. READY PLAYER ONE (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  74. RELAXER (Joel Potrykus, USA)
  75. ADA KALEH (Helena Wittmann, Germany)
  76. DIANE (Kent Jones, USA)
  77. CLIMAX (Gaspar Noé, France)
  78. KNIFE + HEART (Yann Gonzalez, France)
  79. MASTER Z: THE IP MAN LEGACY (Yuen Woo-ping, Hong Kong)

DEAR EX (Mag Hsu & Hsu Chih-yen, Taiwan)
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (Boots Riley, USA)

2017

  1. TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN (David Lynch, USA)
  2. FIRST REFORMED (Paul Scharader, USA)
  3. ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  4. HANAGATAMI (Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, Japan)
  5. ARBORETUM CYCLE (Nathaniel Dorsky, USA)
  6. THE DAY AFTER (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  7. STREETSCAPES [DIALOGUE] (Heinz Emigholz, Germany)
  8. PRINCESS CYD (Stephen Cone, USA)
  9. CLAIRE’S CAMERA (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  10. FACES PLACES (Agnès Varda & JR, France)
  11. GOOD TIME (Josh & Benny Safdie, USA)
  12. THE WORK (Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous, USA)
  13. ZAMA (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina)
  14. LET THE SUNSHINE IN (Claire Denis, France)
  15. BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION (S.S. Rajamouli, India)
  16. BEFORE WE VANISH (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  17. WESTERN (Valeska Grisebach, Germany)
  18. GOLDEN EXITS (Alex Ross Perry, USA)
  19. LADY BIRD (Greta Gerwig, USA)
  20. THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (NEW AND SELECTED) (Noah Baumbach, USA)
  21. PHANTOM THREAD (Paul Thomas Anderson, USA)
  22. 120 BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE) (Robin Campillo, France)
  23. MARJORIE PRIME (Michael Almereyda, USA)
  24. ANOTHER MOVIE (Morgan Fisher, USA)
  25. CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (Luca Guadagnino, USA)
  26. THE POST (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  27. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (Rian Johnson, USA)
  28. DOWNSIZING (Alexander Payne, USA)
  29. MRS. HYDE (Serge Bozon, France)
  30. SPIRAL JETTY (Ricky D’Ambrose, USA)
  31. WATCHING THE DETECTIVES (Chris Kennedy, Canada)
  32. ROSE GOLD (Sara Cwynar, USA)
  33. EX LIBRIS: THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Frederick Wiseman, USA)
  34. WONDERSTRUCK (Todd Haynes, USA)
  35. SONG TO SONG (Terrence Malick, USA)
  36. THE FLORIDA PROJECT (Sean Baker, USA)
  37. GOOD MANNERS (Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra, Brazil)
  38. ISMAEL’S GHOSTS (Arnaud Desplechin, France)
  39. BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 (S. Craig Zahler, USA)
  40. PERSON TO PERSON (Dustin Guy Defa, USA)
  41. TONSLER PARK (Kevin Jerome Everson, USA)
  42. JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 (Chad Stahelski, USA)
  43. GET OUT (Jordan Peele, USA)
  44. LOVER FOR A DAY (Philippe Garrel, France)
  45. THE WANDERING SOAP OPERA (Raúl Ruiz & Valeria Sarmiento, Chile)
  46. THE RIDER (Chloé Zhao, USA)
  47. THE GREAT BUDDHA+ (Huang Hsin-yao, Taiwan)
  48. GIRLS TRIP (Malcolm D. Lee, USA)
  49. LAST FLAG FLYING (Richard Linklater, USA)
  50. DRIFT (Helena Wittmann, Germany)
  51. AMONG THE EUCALYPTUSES (Robert Beavers, USA)
  52. ESCAPES (Michael Almereyda, USA)
  53. RAMS 23 BLUE BEARS 21 (Kevin Jerome Everson, USA)
  54. SPL: PARADOX (Wilson Yip, Hong Kong)
  55. MERCURY IN RETROGRADE (Michael Glover Smith, USA)
  56. WHAT DID JACK DO? (David Lynch, USA)
  57. GEMINI (Aaron Katz, USA)
  58. LOGAN LUCKY (Steven Soderbergh, USA)
  59. CANIBA (Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel, USA)
  60. WASTELAND NO. 1: ARDENT, VERDANT (Jodie Mack, USA)
  61. PROTOTYPE (Blake Williams, Canada)
  62. THE GREEN FOG (Guy Maddin & Evan Johnson & Galen Johnson, USA)
  63. THIRST STREET (Nathan Silver, USA)

LET THE CORPSES TAN (Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani, Belgium)
THE WILD BOYS (Bertrand Mandico, France)

2016

  1. YOURSELF AND YOURS (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  2. SILENCE (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  3. CAMERAPERSON (Kirsten Johnson, USA)
  4. MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (Kenneth Lonergan, USA)
  5. TONI ERDMANN (Maren Ade, Germany)
  6. HYPERNORMALISATION (Adam Curtis, UK)
  7. CERTAIN WOMEN (Kelly Reichardt, USA)
  8. THE HANDMAIDEN (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)
  9. SIERANEVADA (Cristi Puiu, Romania)
  10. THE HEDONISTS (Jia Zhangke, China)
  11. KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE (Robert Greene, USA)
  12. 20TH CENTURY WOMEN (Mike Mills, USA)
  13. O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA (Ezra Edelman, USA)
  14. ELLE (Paul Verhoeven, France)
  15. BEDUINO (Júlio Bressane, Brazil)
  16. BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK (Anocha Suwichakornpong, Thailand)
  17. THE DREAMED PATH (Angela Schanelec, Germany)
  18. THINGS TO COME (Mia Hansen-Løve, France)
  19. CREEPY (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  20. THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN (Kelly Fremon Craig, USA)
  21. RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER (Paul W.S. Anderson, Germany)
  22. AQUARIUS (Kleber Mendonça Filho, Brazil)
  23. THE SHALLOWS (Jaume Collet-Serra, USA)
  24. SULLY (Clint Eastwood, USA)
  25. SHIN GODZILLA (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  26. EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! (Richard Linklater, USA)
  27. THE SON OF JOSEPH (Eugène Green, France)
  28. MOONLIGHT (Barry Jenkins, USA)
  29. SECRET GOLDFISH (Bi Gan, China)
  30. LOVE & FRIENDSHIP (Whit Stillman, Ireland)
  31. THE LOST CITY OF Z (James Gray, USA)
  32. HEAVEN IS STILL FAR AWAY (Hamaguchi Ryūsuke, Japan)
  33. HERMIA & HELENA (Matías Piñeiro, USA)
  34. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE + THE TENNESSEE KIDS (Jonathan Demme, USA)
  35. THE HUMAN SURGE (Eduardo Williams, Argentina)
  36. NOCTURAMA (Bertrand Bonello, France)
  37. EARS, NOSE AND THROAT (Kevin Jerome Everson, USA)
  38. I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY (Feng Xiaogang, China)
  39. FOYER (Ismaïl Bahri, Tunisia)
  40. ALLIED (Robert Zemeckis, UK)
  41. I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (Raoul Peck, USA)
  42. VICTORIA (Justine Triet, France)
  43. PATERSON (Jim Jarmusch, USA)
  44. JULIETA (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain)
  45. ANOTHER YEAR (Zhu Shengze, China)
  46. THE ORNITHOLOGIST (João Pedro Rodrigues, Portugal)
  47. FIRE AT SEA (Gianfranco Rosi, Italy)
  48. THE COMPETITION (Claire Simon, France)
  49. INDEFINITE PITCH (James N. Kienitz Wilkins, USA)
  50. AUTUMN (Nathaniel Dorsky, USA)
  51. TOWER (Keith Maitland, USA)
  52. RULES DON’T APPLY (Warren Beatty, USA)
  53. PERSONAL SHOPPER (Olivier Assayas, France)
  54. KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (Travis Knight, USA)
  55. STARLESS DREAMS (Mehrdad Oskouei, Iran)
  56. A QUIET PASSION (Terence Davies, UK)
  57. THE UNKNOWN GIRL (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium)
  58. YOUR NAME. (Shinkai Makoto, Japan)
  59. THE TREMBLING GIANT (Patrick Tarrant, UK)
  60. OSCAR AT 8903 EMPIRE (Kevin Jerome Everson, USA)
  61. THREE (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  62. THE ILLINOIS PARABLES (Deborah Stratman, USA)
  63. TWO LOTTERY TICKETS (Paul Negoescu, Romania)
  64. POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING (Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone, USA)
  65. KÉKSZAKÁLLÚ (Gastón Solnicki, Argentina)
  66. RAT FILM (Theo Anthony, USA)
  67. BAGATELLE II (Jerome Hiler, USA)
  68. MIMOSAS (Óliver Laxe, Spain)
  69. THE MERMAID (Stephen Chow, China)

MY ENTIRE HIGH SCHOOL SINKING INTO THE SEA (Dash Shaw, USA)

2015

  1. MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART (Jia Zhangke, China)
  2. THE ASSASSIN (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan)
  3. CAROL (Todd Haynes, USA)
  4. CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)
  5. BLACKHAT (Michael Mann, USA)
  6. MISTRESS AMERICA (Noah Baumbach, USA)
  7. HAPPY HOUR (Hamaguchi Ryūsuke, Japan)
  8. RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  9. JOURNEY TO THE SHORE (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  10. AFTERNOON (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  11. NO NO SLEEP (Tsai Ming-liang, Japan)
  12. SPL II: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES (Soi Cheang, Hong Kong)
  13. ARAGANE (Oda Kaori, Japan)
  14. ENGRAM OF RETURNING (Saïto Daïchi, Canada)
  15. BITTER LAKE (Adam Curtis, UK)
  16. MY GOLDEN DAYS (Arnaud Desplechin, France)
  17. KAILI BLUES (Bi Gan, China)
  18. HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY (Stephen Cone, USA)
  19. GAROTO (Júlio Bressane, Brazil)
  20. MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (George Miller, Australia)
  21. NIGHT WITHOUT DISTANCE (Lois Patiño, Portugal)
  22. ALOHA (Cameron Crowe, USA)
  23. EXPERIMENTER: THE STANLEY MILGRAM STORY (Michael Almereyda, USA)
  24. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION (Christopher McQuarrie, USA)
  25. WORLD OF TOMORROW (Don Hertzfeldt, USA)
  26. MAGIC MIKE XXL (Gregory Jacobs, USA)
  27. THE OTHER SIDE (Roberto Minervini, Italy)
  28. BAD AT DANCING (Joanna Arnow, USA)
  29. SUNSET SONG (Terence Davies, UK)
  30. QUEEN OF EARTH (Alex Ross Perry, USA)
  31. SIX CENTS IN THE POCKET (Ricky D’Ambrose, USA)
  32. OFFICE (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  33. THE FORBIDDEN ROOM (Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson, Canada)
  34. BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING (S.S. Rajamouli, India)
  35. INTIMATIONS (Nathaniel Dorsky, USA)
  36. SICARIO (Denis Villeneuve, USA)
  37. REALITI (Grimes, Canada)
  38. STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (J.J. Abrams, USA)
  39. SOMETHING BETWEEN US (Jodie Mack, USA)
  40. RESULTS (Andrew Bujalski, USA)
  41. IN THE SHADOW OF WOMEN (Philippe Garrel)
  42. JOHN FROM (João Nicolau, Portugal)
  43. FIELD NIGGAS (Khalik Allah, USA)
  44. LOST AND BEAUTIFUL (Pietro Marcello, Italy)
  45. THE HATEFUL EIGHT (Quentin Tarantino, USA)
  46. AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (Joss Whedon, USA)
  47. KNIGHT OF CUPS (Terrence Malick, USA)
  48. RUN ALL NIGHT (Jaume Collet-Serra, USA)
  49. IN TRANSIT (Albert Maysles & Lynn True & David Usui & Nelson Walker & Ben Wu, USA)

CREED (Ryan Coogler, USA)

2014

  1. PHOENIX (Christian Petzold, Germany)
  2. DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART 2 (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  3. HORSE MONEY (Pedro Costa, Portugal)
  4. INHERENT VICE (Paul Thomas Anderson, USA)
  5. GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  6. THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (Wes Anderson, USA)
  7. JAUJA (Lisandro Alonso, Argentina)
  8. GONE GIRL (David Fincher, USA)
  9. THE PRINCESS OF FRANCE (Matías Piñeiro, Argentina)
  10. HILL OF FREEDOM (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  11. LISTEN UP PHILIP (Alex Ross Perry, USA)
  12. TRANSFORMERS: THE PREMAKE (Kevin B. Lee, USA)
  13. BOYHOOD (Richard Linklater, USA)
  14. TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium)
  15. NOT MY TYPE (Lucas Belvaux, France)
  16. TWO SHOTS FIRED (Martín Rejtman, Argentina)
  17. JOURNEY TO THE WEST (Tsai Ming-liang, France)
  18. L FOR LEISURE (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn, USA)
  19. THE MEND (John Magary, USA)
  20. THE MIDNIGHT AFTER (Fruit Chan, Hong Kong)
  21. NON-STOP (Jaume Collet-Serra, USA)
  22. JOHN WICK (Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, USA)
  23. CAMERA FALLS FROM AIRPLANE AND LANDS IN PIG PEN-MUST WATCH END!! (Mia Munselle, USA)
  24. WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (Yonebayashi Hiromasa, Japan)
  25. HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT (Josh & Benny Safdie, USA)
  26. UNFRIENDED (Leo Gabriadze, USA)
  27. CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA (Olivier Assayas, France)
  28. P’TIT QUINQUIN (Bruno Dumont, France)
  29. BUZZARD (Joel Potrykus, USA)
  30. SAINT LAURENT (Bertrand Bonello, France)
  31. OCCIDENTE (Ana Vaz, Brazil)
  32. TWELVE TALES TOLD (Johann Lurf, Austria)
  33. ACTRESS (Robert Greene, USA)
  34. TAPROBANA (Gabriel Abrantes, Portugal)
  35. JANUARY (Jhon Hernandez, USA)
  36. CYCLOPS OBSERVES THE CELESTIAL BODIES (Ken Jacobs, USA)

2013

  1. STRAY DOGS (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  2. MANAKAMANA (Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez, USA)
  3. THE GRANDMASTER (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  4. THE WIND RISES (Miyazaki Hayao, Japan)
  5. BEFORE MIDNIGHT (Richard Linklater, USA)
  6. BASTARDS (Claire Denis, France)
  7. THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (Takahata Isao, Japan)
  8. NOBODY’S DAUGHTER HAEWON (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  9. REDEMPTION (Miguel Gomes, Portugal)
  10. OUR SUNHI (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  11. THE STRANGE LITTLE CAT (Ramon Zürcher, Germany)
  12. LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE (Jodie Mack, USA)
  13. BROUILLARD: PASSAGE #14 (Alexandre Larose, Canada)
  14. INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  15. THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  16. A TOUCH OF SIN (Jia Zhangke, China)
  17. BLIND DETECTIVE (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  18. COHERENCE (James Ward Byrkit, USA)
  19. LISTENING TO THE SPACE IN MY ROOM (Robert Beavers, USA)
  20. THE IMMIGRANT (James Gray, USA)
  21. STRANGER BY THE LAKE (Alain Guiraudie, France)
  22. COMPUTER CHESS (Andrew Bujalski, USA)
  23. 50:50 (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  24. SENTIMENTAL EDUCATION (Júlio Bressane, Brazil)
  25. EXHIBITION (Joanna Hogg, UK)
  26. THE WORLD’S END (Edgar Wright, UK)
  27. SNOWPIERCER (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea)
  28. PINBALL (Suzan Pitt, USA)
  29. UNDER THE SKIN (Jonathan Glazer, UK)
  30. THE GUESTS (Ken Jacobs, USA)

2012

  1. LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE (Abbas Kiarostami, Japan)
  2. PASSION (Brian De Palma, Germany)
  3. DRUG WAR (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  4. ROMANCING IN THIN AIR (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  5. FRANCES HA (Noah Baumbach, USA)
  6. TABU (Miguel Gomes, Portugal)
  7. MOONRISE KINGDOM (Wes Anderson, USA)
  8. DIFFERENTLY, MOLUSSIA (Nicolas Rey, France)
  9. YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN’ YET (Alain Resnais, France)
  10. THE UNSPEAKABLE ACT (Dan Sallitt, USA)
  11. TO THE WONDER (Terrence Malick, USA)
  12. IN ANOTHER COUNTRY (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  13. RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION (Paul W.S. Anderson, Germany)
  14. BARBARA (Christian Petzold, Germany)
  15. WALKER (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  16. IT’S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY (Don Hertzfeldt, USA)
  17. THE ACT OF KILLING (Joshua Oppenheimer, Indonesia)
  18. MOTORWAY (Soi Cheang, Hong Kong)
  19. LEVIATHAN (Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel, USA)
  20. CLOUD ATLAS (Lana & Lilly Wachowski & Tom Tykwer, Germany)
  21. A MONTH IN THAILAND (Paul Negoescu, Romania)
  22. VIOLA (Matías Piñeiro, Argentina)
  23. HOLY MOTORS (Leos Carax, France)
  24. THE POET AND SINGER (Bi Gan, China)
  25. ZERO DARK THIRTY (Kathryn Bigelow, USA)

THE MASTER (Paul Thomas Anderson, USA)
COSMOPOLIS (David Cronenberg, Canada)

2011

  1. THE DAY HE ARRIVES (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  2. THE TREE OF LIFE (Terrence Malick, USA)
  3. DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  4. MARGARET (Kenneth Lonergan, USA)
  5. THIS IS NOT A FILM (Jafar Panâhi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Iran)
  6. LIST (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  7. THE COLOR WHEEL (Alex Ross Perry, USA)
  8. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (David Fincher, USA)
  9. THE LONELIEST PLANET (Julia Loktev, USA)
  10. ALL WATCHED OVER BY MACHINES OF LOVING GRACE (Adam Curtis, UK)
  11. A WORLD WITHOUT WOMEN (Guillaume Brac, France)
  12. LOW LIFE (Nicolas Klotz, France)
  13. THE PETTIFOGGER (Lewis Klahr, USA)
  14. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL (Brad Bird, USA)
  15. MELANCHOLIA (Lars von Trier, Denmark)
  16. THE WISE KIDS (Stephen Cone, USA)
  17. SLOW ACTION (Ben Rivers, UK)
  18. UNKNOWN (Jaume Collet-Serra, Germany)
  19. PINA (Wim Wenders, Germany)
  20. LUCK: “PILOT” (Michael Mann, USA)
  21. VISITATION (Suzan Pitt, USA)
  22. LIFE WITHOUT PRINCIPLE (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)

2010

  1. MYSTERIES OF LISBON (Raúl Ruiz, Portugal)
  2. CERTIFIED COPY (Abbas Kiarostami, France)
  3. MEEK’S CUTOFF (Kelly Reichardt, USA)
  4. UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)
  5. HAHAHA (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  6. FILM SOCIALISME (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  7. LOVE IN A PUFF (Pang Ho-cheung, Hong Kong)
  8. THE GHOST WRITER (Roman Polański, Germany)
  9. OKI’S MOVIE (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  10. THE STRANGE CASE OF ANGELICA (Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal)
  11. SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD (Edgar Wright, UK)
  12. THE SOCIAL NETWORK (David Fincher, USA)
  13. LADY BLUE SHANGHAI (David Lynch, China)
  14. UNSTOPPABLE (Tony Scott, USA)
  15. I WISH I KNEW (Jia Zhangke, China)
  16. 607 (Liu Jiayin, China)
  17. CRY WHEN IT HAPPENS (Laida Lertxundi, USA)
  18. RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE (Paul W.S. Anderson, Germany)
  19. TRUE GRIT (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  20. THE ARBOR (Clio Barnard, UK)
  21. INFINITE DOORS (Takeshi Murata, USA)
  22. THE SUPPLIANT (Robert Beavers, USA)

2009

  1. OXHIDE II (Liu Jiayin, China)
  2. IT FELT LIKE A KISS (Adam Curtis, UK)
  3. DISORDER (Huang Weikai, China)
  4. ACCIDENT (Soi Cheang, Hong Kong)
  5. PUBLIC ENEMIES (Michael Mann, USA)
  6. ORPHAN (Jaume Collet-Serra, Canada)
  7. INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (Quentin Tarantino, USA)
  8. FANTASTIC MR. FOX (Wes Anderson, USA)
  9. TREES OF SYNTAX, LEAVES OF AXIS (Saïto Daïchi, Canada)
  10. SWEETGRASS (Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor, USA)
  11. LIKE YOU KNOW IT ALL (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  12. FACE (Tsai Ming-liang, France)
  13. LOST IN THE MOUNTAINS (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  14. MUNDANE HISTORY (Anocha Suwichakornpong, Thailand)
  15. TRASH HUMPERS (Harmony Korine, USA)
  16. WHITE MATERIAL (Claire Denis, France)
  17. DUPLICITY (Tony Gilroy, USA)
  18. IMPOLEX (Alex Ross Perry, USA)
  19. BLONDES IN THE JUNGLE (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn, USA)

2008

  1. SPARROW (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  2. NIGHT AND DAY (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  3. 35 SHOTS OF RUM (Claire Denis, France)
  4. THE HEADLESS WOMAN (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina)
  5. SPEED RACER (Lana & Lilly Wachowski, USA)
  6. HISTORIAS EXTRAORDINARIAS (Mariano Llinás, Argentina)
  7. TWO LOVERS (James Gray, USA)
  8. WENDY AND LUCY (Kelly Reichardt, USA)
  9. 24 CITY (Jia Zhangke, China)
  10. L’IDIOT (Pierre Léon, France)
  11. CRY ME A RIVER (Jia Zhangke, China)
  12. GREEN FUSE (Saïto Daïchi, Canada)
  13. AFTERSCHOOL (Antonio Campos, USA)
  14. BURN AFTER READING (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  15. WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, USA)
  16. THE BEACHES OF AGNÈS (Agnès Varda, France)
  17. FILM PERDUTO (Angela Ricci Lucchi & Yervant Giankian, Italy)

THE HURT LOCKER (Kathryn Bigelow, USA)

2007

  1. THE TRAP: WHAT HAPPENED TO OUR DREAM OF FREEDOM (Adam Curtis, UK)
  2. ZODIAC (David Fincher, USA)
  3. DEATH PROOF (Quentin Tarantino, USA)
  4. LA FRANCE (Serge Bozon, France)
  5. scenes from THE WIND (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  6. MICHAEL CLAYTON (Tony Gilroy, USA)
  7. HANNAH TAKES THE STAIRS (Joe Swanberg, USA)
  8. MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS (Wong Kar-wai, USA)
  9. THERE WILL BE BLOOD (Paul Thomas Anderson, USA)
  10. PROFIT MOTIVE AND THE WHISPERING WIND (John Gianvito, USA)
  11. 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS (Cristian Mungiu, Romania)
  12. USELESS (Jia Zhangke, China)
  13. EVANGELION: 1.0 YOU ARE (NOT) ALONE (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  14. ARTIFICES #1 (Alexandre Larose, Canada)
  15. HOT FUZZ (Edgar Wright, UK)
  16. THE DARJEELING LIMITED (Wes Anderson, USA)
  17. THE SECOND LINE (John Magary, USA)
  18. PERSEPOLIS (Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud, France)
  19. RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION (Russell Mulcahy, Germany)
  20. LUST, CAUTION (Ang Lee, China)

2006

  1. SYNDROMES AND A CENTURY (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)
  2. INLAND EMPIRE (David Lynch, USA)
  3. MIAMI VICE (Michael Mann, USA)
  4. ELECTION 2 (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  5. STILL LIFE (Jia Zhangke, China)
  6. WOMAN ON THE BEACH (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  7. I DON’T WANT TO SLEEP ALONE (Tsai Ming-liang, Malaysia)
  8. EXILED (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  9. OLD JOY (Kelly Reichardt, USA)
  10. DAY NIGHT DAY NIGHT (Julia Loktev, USA)
  11. CHILDREN OF MEN (Alfonso Cuarón, UK)
  12. THE HOST (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea)
  13. TEMPLE OF TORMENT (George Kuchar, USA)
  14. DONG (Jia Zhangke, China)
  15. THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (David Frankel, USA)

2005

  1. THE NEW WORLD (Terrence Malick, USA)
  2. OXHIDE (Liu Jiayin, China)
  3. TALE OF CINEMA (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  4. THROUGH THE FOREST (Jean-Paul Civeyrac, France)
  5. THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU (Cristi Puiu, Romania)
  6. CACHÉ (Michael Haneke, France)
  7. THE WAYWARD CLOUD (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  8. ELECTION (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  9. PERHAPS LOVE (Peter Chan, Hong Kong)
  10. THE SQUID AND THE WHALE (Noah Baumbach, USA)
  11. BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN (Ang Lee, USA)
  12. LADY VENGEANCE (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)
  13. HOUSE OF WAX (Jaume Collet-Serra, USA)

2004

  1. 2046 (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  2. BEFORE SUNSET (Richard Linklater, USA)
  3. THROW DOWN (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  4. TROPICAL MALADY (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)
  5. THE HAND (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  6. THE POWER OF NIGHTMARES: THE RISE OF THE POLITICS OF FEAR (Adam Curtis, UK)
  7. VERA DRAKE (Mike Leigh, UK)
  8. THE WORLD (Jia Zhangke, China)
  9. ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (Michel Gondry, USA)
  10. COLLATERAL (Michael Mann, USA)
  11. KUNG FU HUSTLE (Stephen Chow, Hong Kong)
  12. VÉNUS ET FLEUR (Emmanuel Mouret, France)
  13. TRIPLE AGENT (Éric Rohmer, France)
  14. THE INCREDIBLES (Brad Bird, USA)
  15. HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS (Zhang Yimou, China)
  16. BREAKING NEWS (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  17. KILL BILL: VOLUME 2 (Quentin Tarantino, USA)
  18. PRIMER (Shane Carruth, USA)
  19. WOMAN IS THE FUTURE OF MAN (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  20. L’INTRUS (Claire Denis, France)
  21. THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU (Wes Anderson, USA)
  22. EROS (Wong Kar-wai/Steven Soderbergh/Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)
  23. SHAUN OF THE DEAD (Edgar Wright, UK)

2003

  1. GOODBYE, DRAGON INN (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  2. LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF (Thom Andersen, USA)
  3. PTU (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  4. LOST IN TRANSLATION (Sofia Coppola, USA)
  5. RUNNING ON KARMA (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai, Hong Kong)
  6. KILL BILL: VOLUME 1 (Quentin Tarantino, USA)
  7. MEMORIES OF MURDER (Bong Joon-ho, South Korea)
  8. ( ) (Morgan Fisher, USA)
  9. OLDBOY (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)
  10. TEXTISM (Hirabayashi Isamu, Japan)
  11. S21: THE KHMER ROUGE KILLING MACHINE (Panh Rithy, Cambodia)
  12. TARNATION (Jonathan Caouette, USA)
  13. THE MATRIX RELOADED (Lana & Lilly Wachowski, USA)
  14. THE FIVE OBSTRUCTIONS (Jørgen Leth & Lars von Trier, Denmark)
  15. THE SCHOOL OF ROCK (Richard Linklater, USA)
  16. INTOLERABLE CRUELTY (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  17. EL DOCTOR (Suzan Pitt, USA)

2002

  1. FEMME FATALE (Brian De Palma, France)
  2. MY LEFT EYE SEES GHOSTS (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai, Hong Kong)
  3. CHINESE ODYSSEY 2002 (Jeffrey Lau, Hong Kong)
  4. HERO (Zhang Yimou, China)
  5. THE CENTURY OF THE SELF (Adam Curtis, UK)
  6. FRIDAY NIGHT (Claire Denis, France)
  7. ON THE OCCASION OF REMEMBERING THE TURNING GATE (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  8. BLISSFULLY YOURS (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)
  9. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (Jia Zhangke, China)
  10. THE SKYWALK IS GONE (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  11. PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE (Paul Thomas Anderson, USA)
  12. FAR FROM HEAVEN (Todd Haynes, USA)
  13. LOOKING FOR TSAI (Patrik Eriksson & Erik Hemmendorff, Sweden)
  14. CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  15. JACKASS: THE MOVIE (Jeff Tremaine, USA)
  16. RESIDENT EVIL (Paul W.S. Anderson, Germany)
  17. INFERNAL AFFAIRS (Andrew Lau & Alan Mak, Hong Kong)
  18. SYMPATHY FOR MR. VENGEANCE (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)
  19. FUNNY HA HA (Andrew Bujalski, USA)

2001

  1. MULHOLLAND DR. (David Lynch, USA)
  2. A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  3. PULSE (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  4. MILLENNIUM MAMBO (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan)
  5. WHAT TIME IS IT THERE? (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  6. SPIRITED AWAY (Miyazaki Hayao, Japan)
  7. LA CIÉNAGA (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina)
  8. ALL ABOUT LILY CHOU-CHOU (Iwai Shunji, Japan)
  9. ALI (Michael Mann, USA)
  10. TROUBLE EVERY DAY (Claire Denis, France)
  11. LOVE ON A DIET (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai, Hong Kong)
  12. SHAOLIN SOCCER (Stephen Chow, Hong Kong)
  13. THE FOLLOW (Wong Kar-wai, USA)
  14. THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  15. THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS (Wes Anderson, USA)
  16. COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE (Watanabe Shinichirō, Japan)
  17. A FINE DAY (Thomas Arslan, Germany)
  18. DANS LE NOIR DU TEMPS (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  19. OCEAN’S ELEVEN (Steven Soderbergh, USA)

2000

  1. YI YI (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  2. IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  3. PLATFORM (Jia Zhangke, China)
  4. CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON (Ang Lee, Taiwan)
  5. THE HEART OF THE WORLD (Guy Maddin, Canada)
  6. THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE (Mark Dindal, USA)
  7. HAMLET (Michael Almereyda, USA)
  8. YOU CAN COUNT ON ME (Kenneth Lonergan, USA)
  9. ORIGINS OF THE 21ST CENTURY (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  10. VIRGIN STRIPPED BARE BY HER BACHELORS (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  11. THE STATE I AM IN (Christian Petzold, Germany)
  12. MISSION TO MARS (Brian De Palma, USA)
  13. MYSTERIOUS OBJECT AT NOON (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand)
  14. DANCER IN THE DARK (Lars von Trier, Denmark)
  15. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II (John Woo, USA)
  16. JOINT SECURITY AREA (Park Chan-wook, South Korea)

1999

  1. EYES WIDE SHUT (Stanley Kubrick, UK)
  2. OUTER SPACE (Peter Tscherkassky, Austria)
  3. BEAU TRAVAIL (Claire Denis, France)
  4. GOHATTO (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  5. COWBOY BEBOP: “PIERROT LE FOU” (Watanabe Shinichirō, Japan)
  6. THE INSIDER (Michael Mann, USA)
  7. COWBOY BEBOP: “SPEAK LIKE A CHILD” (Watanabe Shinichirō, Japan)
  8. THE MATRIX (Lana & Lilly Wachowski, USA)
  9. POLA X (Leos Carax, France)
  10. THE MISSION (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  11. THE SOPRANOS: “COLLEGE” (Allen Coulter, USA)
  12. SILVIA PRIETO (Martín Rejtman, Argentina)
  13. EXISTENZ (David Cronenberg, Canada)
  14. THE X-FILES: “MONDAY” (Kim Manners, USA)
  15. THE STRAIGHT STORY (David Lynch, USA)
  16. EL VALLEY CENTRO (James Benning, USA)

1998

  1. THE HOLE (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  2. THE THIN RED LINE (Terrence Malick, USA)
  3. A HERO NEVER DIES (Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  4. RUSHMORE (Wes Anderson, USA)
  5. THE POWER OF KANGWON PROVINCE (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  6. COWBOY BEBOP: “SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL” (Watanabe Shinichirō, Japan)
  7. FESTEN (Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark)
  8. VASSOURINHA: THE VOICE AND THE VOID (Carlos Adriano, Brazil)
  9. SNAKE EYES (Brian De Palma, USA)
  10. COWBOY BEBOP: “GATEWAY SHUFFLE” (Watanabe Shinichirō, Japan)
  11. THE STRANGER IN APARTMENT 9F (Mike Kuchar, USA)
  12. DIL SE.. (Mani Ratnam, India)

1997

  1. THE END OF EVANGELION (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  2. CURE (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  3. THE RIVER (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  4. LOST HIGHWAY (David Lynch, USA)
  5. HAPPY TOGETHER (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  6. TOO MANY WAYS TO BE NO. 1 (Wai Ka-fai, Hong Kong)
  7. TASTE OF CHERRY (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran)
  8. THE SWEET HEREAFTER (Atom Egoyan, Canada)
  9. STARSHIP TROOPERS (Paul Verhoeven, USA)
  10. XIAO WU (Jia Zhangke, China)
  11. THE ODD ONE DIES (Patrick Yau and Johnnie To, Hong Kong)
  12. THE REVENGE: A VISIT FROM FATE (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Japan)
  13. COMINGLED CONTAINERS (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  14. YGGDRASILL: WHOSE ROOTS ARE STARS IN THE HUMAN MIND (Stan Brakhage, USA)

1996

  1. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  2. MAHJONG (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  3. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “DO YOU LOVE ME?” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  4. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “THE BEGINNING AND THE END, OR ‘KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR'” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  5. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “WEAVING A STORY 2: ORAL STAGE” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  6. SECRETS & LIES (Mike Leigh, UK)
  7. VIVA EROTICA (Derek Yee & Lo Chi-leung, Hong Kong)
  8. GOODBYE SOUTH, GOODBYE (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan)
  9. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “WEAVING A STORY” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  10. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “DON’T BE.” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  11. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “INTROJECTION” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  12. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE (Brian De Palma, USA)
  13. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “THOSE WOMEN LONGED FOR THE TOUCH OF OTHERS’ LIPS, AND THUS INVITED THEIR KISSES.” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  14. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “REI III” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  15. BREAKING THE WAVES (Lars von Trier, Denmark)
  16. FARGO (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  17. IRMA VEP (Olivier Assayas, France)
  18. THE DAY A PIG FELL INTO THE WELL (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)
  19. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “AMBIVALENCE” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  20. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “SPLITTING OF THE BREAST” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  21. BOUND (Lana & Lilly Wachowski, USA)
  22. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “HE WAS AWARE THAT HE WAS STILL A CHILD.” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  23. BOTTLE ROCKET (Wes Anderson, USA)
  24. NÉNETTE ET BONI (Claire Denis, France)
  25. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “FOURTH CHILD” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)

1995

  1. HEAT (Michael Mann, USA)
  2. STRANGE DAYS (Kathryn Bigelow, USA)
  3. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (Clint Eastwood, USA)
  4. FALLEN ANGELS (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  5. SAFE (Todd Haynes, USA)
  6. BEFORE SUNRISE (Richard Linklater, USA)
  7. CLUELESS (Amy Heckerling, USA)
  8. PREMONITIONS FOLLOWING AN EVIL DEED (David Lynch, USA)
  9. WHEN IT RAINS (Charles Burnett, USA)
  10. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “HEDGEHOG’S DILEMMA” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  11. AM MEER (Ute Aurand, Germany)
  12. UNDERGROUND (Emir Kusturica, Serbia)
  13. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “REI II” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  14. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “SHE SAID, ‘DON’T MAKE OTHERS SUFFER FOR YOUR PERSONAL HATRED.'” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  15. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “LILLIPUTIAN HITCHER” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  16. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “A HUMAN WORK” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  17. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “BOTH OF YOU, DANCE LIKE YOU WANT TO WIN!” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  18. JOY STREET (Suzan Pitt, USA)
  19. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “THE DAY TOKYO-3 STOOD STILL” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  20. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “A TRANSFER” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  21. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “ANGEL ATTACK” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  22. XIAO SHAN GOING HOME (Jia Zhangke, China)
  23. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “MAGMA DIVER” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  24. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “THE BEAST” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  25. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “ASUKA STRIKES!” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)
  26. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: “REI I” (Anno Hideaki, Japan)

1994

  1. CHUNGKING EXPRESS (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  2. ASHES OF TIME (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  3. A CONFUCIAN CONFUSION (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  4. IN THE HEAT OF THE SUN (Jiang Wen, China)
  5. SÁTÁNTANGÓ (Tarr Béla, Hungary)
  6. VIVE L’AMOUR (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  7. BLACK ICE (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  8. U.S. GO HOME (Claire Denis, France)
  9. TO LIVE (Zhang Yimou, China)
  10. THE MAMMALS OF VICTORIA (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  11. COLD WATER (Olivier Assayas, France)
  12. RIVER OF GRASS (Kelly Reichardt, USA)
  13. THE GLASS SHIELD (Charles Burnett, USA)

1993

  1. GREEN SNAKE (Tsui Hark, Hong Kong)
  2. NAKED (Mike Leigh, UK)
  3. JE VOUS SALUE, SARAJEVO (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  4. CARLITO’S WAY (Brian De Palma, USA)
  5. D’EST (Chantal Akerman, France)
  6. STELLAR (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  7. DAZED AND CONFUSED (Richard Linklater, USA)
  8. THREE COLORS: BLUE (Krzysztof Kieślowski, France)
  9. JURASSIC PARK (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  10. SCHINDLER’S LIST (Steven Spielberg, USA)

1992

  1. TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME (David Lynch, USA)
  2. THE ROCKING HORSEMEN (Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, Japan)
  3. HARD-BOILED (John Woo, Hong Kong)
  4. THE LONG DAY CLOSES (Terence Davies, UK)
  5. UNFORGIVEN (Clint Eastwood, USA)
  6. DEEP COVER (Bill Duke, USA)
  7. REBELS OF THE NEON GOD (Tsai Ming-liang, Taiwan)
  8. SIMPLE MEN (Hal Hartley, USA)
  9. NITRATE KISSES (Barbara Hammer, USA)
  10. HYENAS (Djibril Diop Mambéty, Senegal)
  11. THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS (Michael Mann, USA)
  12. RAISING CAIN (Brian De Palma, USA)
  13. CANDYMAN (Bernard Rose, USA)

1991

  1. A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  2. SURVIVING DESIRE (Hal Hartley, USA)
  3. THE SIMPSONS: “ONE FISH, TWO FISH, BLOWFISH, BLUEFISH” (Wes Archer, USA)
  4. THE SIMPSONS: “LISA’S SUBSTITUTE” (Rich Moore, USA)
  5. BARTON FINK (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  6. UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD (Wim Wenders, France)
  7. AMBITION (Hal Hartley, USA)
  8. TWIN PEAKS: “BEYOND LIFE AND DEATH” (David Lynch, USA)
  9. RAISE THE RED LANTERN (Zhang Yimou, China)
  10. THE SIMPSONS: “BRUSH WITH GREATNESS” (Jim Reardon, USA)
  11. THE SIMPSONS: “BLOOD FEUD” (David Silverman, USA)
  12. SEINFELD: “THE PARKING GARAGE” (Tom Cherones, USA)
  13. THE DOUBLE LIFE OF VERONIQUE (Krzysztof Kieślowski, Poland)
  14. THE SIMPSONS: “THE WAY WE WAS” (David Silverman, USA)
  15. THEORY OF ACHIEVEMENT (Hal Hartley, USA)
  16. THE SIMPSONS: “BART’S DOG GETS AN ‘F'” (Jim Reardon, USA)
  17. ONLY YESTERDAY (Takahata Isao, Japan)
  18. THE SIMPSONS: “OH BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?” (Wes Archer, USA)
  19. THE SIMPSONS: “BART GETS HIT BY A CAR” (Mark Kirkland, USA)
  20. TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (James Cameron, USA)
  21. THE SIMPSONS: “THREE MEN AND A COMIC BOOK” (Wes Archer, USA)
  22. SOME DIVINE WIND (Roddy Bogawa, USA)
  23. THE SIMPSONS: “HOMER VS. LISA AND THE 8TH COMMANDMENT” (Rich Moore, USA)

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (Jonathan Demme, USA)

1990

  1. TRUST (Hal Hartley, USA)
  2. CLOSE-UP (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran)
  3. DAYS OF BEING WILD (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  4. BULLET IN THE HEAD (John Woo, Hong Kong)
  5. TWIN PEAKS: “LONELY SOULS” (David Lynch, USA)
  6. TOTAL RECALL (Paul Verhoeven, USA)
  7. WILD AT HEART (David Lynch, USA)
  8. TWIN PEAKS: “PILOT” (David Lynch, USA)
  9. THE SIMPSONS: “TREEHOUSE OF HORROR” (Wes Archer & Rich Moore & David Silverman, USA)
  10. THE SIMPSONS: “ITCHY & SCRATCHY & MARGE” (Jim Reardon, USA)
  11. TWIN PEAKS: “ZEN, OR THE SKILL TO CATCH A KILLER” (David Lynch, USA)
  12. TO SLEEP WITH ANGER (Charles Burnett, USA)
  13. THE SIMPSONS: “MOANING LISA” (Wesley Archer, USA)
  14. GOODFELLAS (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  15. THE SIMPSONS: “BART GETS AN ‘F'” (David Silverman, USA)
  16. THE SIMPSONS: “SIMPSON AND DELILAH” (Rich Moore, USA)
  17. JU DOU (Zhang Yimou & Yang Fengliang, China)
  18. THE NASTY GIRL (Michael Verhoeven, West Germany)
  19. THE SIMPSONS: “THE CREPES OF WRATH” (Wesley Archer & Milton Gray, USA)
  20. THE SIMPSONS: “TWO CARS IN EVERY GARAGE AND THREE EYES ON EVERY FISH” (Wesley Archer, USA)
  21. THE SIMPSONS: “DEAD PUTTING SOCIETY” (Rich Moore, USA)
  22. TWIN PEAKS: “MAY THE GIANT BE WITH YOU” (David Lynch, USA)
  23. THE SIMPSONS: “KRUSTY GETS BUSTED” (Brad Bird, USA)
  24. PARIS IS BURNING (Jennie Livingston, USA)
  25. NO FEAR, NO DIE (Claire Denis, France)
  26. THE SIMPSONS: “BART THE DAREDEVIL” (Wes Archer, USA)
  27. THE SIMPSONS: “BART VS. THANKSGIVING” (David Silverman, USA)
  28. TWIN PEAKS: “COMA” (David Lynch, USA)

1989

  1. A CITY OF SADNESS (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan)
  2. BEIJING WATERMELON (Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, Japan)
  3. PEDICAB DRIVER (Sammo Hung, Hong Kong)
  4. DO THE RIGHT THING (Spike Lee, USA)
  5. THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH (Hal Hartley, USA)
  6. THE KILLER (John Woo, Hong Kong)
  7. CASUALTIES OF WAR (Brian De Palma, USA)
  8. KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (Miyazaki Hayao, Japan)
  9. LES SIÈGES DE L’ALCAZAR (Luc Moullet, France)
  10. THE SEVENTH CONTINENT (Michael Haneke, Austria)
  11. SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE (Steven Soderbergh, USA)
  12. MEETING A MILESTONE (Goutam Ghose, India)

1988

  1. MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO (Miyazaki Hayao, Japan)
  2. SCHOOL ON FIRE (Ringo Lam, Hong Kong)
  3. AS TEARS GO BY (Wong Kar-wai, Hong Kong)
  4. 36 FILLETTE (Catherine Breillat, France)
  5. CAT LISTENING TO MUSIC (Chris Marker, France)
  6. UMA PEDRA NO BOLSO (Joaquim Pinto, Portugal)
  7. AKIRA (Ōtomo Katsuhiro, Japan)
  8. DIE HARD (John McTiernan, USA)
  9. CHOCOLAT (Claire Denis, France)
  10. POLICE STORY 2 (Jackie Chan, Hong Kong)

1987

  1. EASTERN CONDORS (Sammo Hung, Hong Kong)
  2. ISHTAR (Elaine May, USA)
  3. DAUGHTER OF THE NILE (Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan)
  4. CITY ON FIRE (Ringo Lam, Hong Kong)
  5. WINGS OF DESIRE (Wim Wenders, West Germany)
  6. ROBOCOP (Paul Verhoeven, USA)
  7. RAISING ARIZONA (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA)
  8. AN AUTUMN’S TALE (Mabel Cheung, Hong Kong)
  9. SIGN “O” THE TIMES (Prince, USA)
  10. THE DEATH OF EMPEDOCLES (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  11. A BETTER TOMORROW II (John Woo, Hong Kong)
  12. A CHINESE GHOST STORY (Ching Siu-tung, Hong Kong)

1986

  1. BLUE VELVET (David Lynch, USA)
  2. PEKING OPERA BLUES (Tsui Hark, Hong Kong)
  3. MANHUNTER (Michael Mann, USA)
  4. THE TERRORIZERS (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  5. BOUND FOR THE FIELDS, THE MOUNTAINS, AND THE SEACOAST (Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, Japan)
  6. THE GREEN RAY (Éric Rohmer, France)
  7. FAUBOURG ST. MARTIN (Jean-Claude Guiguet, France)
  8. HIS MOTORBIKE, HER ISLAND (Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, Japan)
  9. DOUBLE MESSIEURS (Jean-François Stévenin, France)
  10. SOMETHING WILD (Jonathan Demme, USA)
  11. NIGHT MUSIC (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  12. A BETTER TOMORROW (John Woo, Hong Kong)
  13. ALIENS (James Cameron, USA)
  14. THE RISE AND FALL OF A SMALL FILM COMPANY (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  15. BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (John Carpenter, USA)

1985

  1. TAIPEI STORY (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  2. RAN (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  3. POLICE STORY (Jackie Chan, Hong Kong)
  4. CONTACT (Alan Clarke, UK)
  5. DAY OF THE DEAD (George A. Romero, USA)
  6. BRAZIL (Terry Gilliam, UK)
  7. AFTER HOURS (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  8. MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE (Stephen Frears, UK)
  9. TROUBLE IN MIND (Alan Rudolph, USA)

WITNESS (Peter Weir, USA)

1984

  1. PARIS, TEXAS (Wim Wenders, USA)
  2. STOP MAKING SENSE (Jonathan Demme, USA)
  3. SHANGHAI BLUES (Tsui Hark, Hong Kong)
  4. WHEELS ON MEALS (Sammo Hung, Hong Kong)
  5. DUNE (David Lynch, USA)
  6. STANDARD GAUGE (Morgan Fisher, USA)
  7. THE TERMINATOR (James Cameron, USA)
  8. CLASS RELATIONS (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  9. BODY DOUBLE (Brian De Palma, USA)
  10. GREMLINS (Joe Dante, USA)
  11. AMERICAN DREAMS (LOST AND FOUND) (James Benning, USA)
  12. REPO MAN (Alex Cox, USA)

1983

  1. SANS SOLEIL (Chris Marker, France)
  2. THAT DAY, ON THE BEACH (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  3. PAULINE AT THE BEACH (Éric Rohmer, France)
  4. TESTAMENT (Lynne Littman, USA)
  5. THE KEEP (Michael Mann, USA)
  6. BORN IN FLAMES (Lizzie Borden, USA)
  7. AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS (Paul Vecchiali, France)
  8. BLESS THEIR LITTLE HEARTS (Billy Woodberry, USA)
  9. RETURN OF THE JEDI (Richard Marquand, USA)
  10. SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN (Alan Briggs, UK)
  11. CATTLE MUTILATIONS (George Kuchar, USA)
  12. POSSIBLY IN MICHIGAN (Cecelia Condit, USA)

VIDEODROME (David Cronenberg, Canada)
MERRY CHRISTMAS, MR. LAWRENCE (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)

1982

  1. BLADE RUNNER (Ridley Scott, USA)
  2. E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  3. NOMAD (Patrick Tam, Hong Kong)
  4. POLTERGEIST (Tobe Hooper, USA)
  5. TOO EARLY/TOO LATE (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, France)
  6. THE THING (John Carpenter, USA)
  7. EXPECTATIONS (Edward Yang, Taiwan)
  8. KOYAANISQATSI (Godfrey Reggio, USA)
  9. EN RACHÂCHANT (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, France)
  10. IN OUR TIME (Tao Te-chen/Edward Yang/Ko I-chen/Chang Yi, Taiwan)

1981

  1. RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  2. MY YOUNG AUNTIE (Lau Kar-leung, Hong Kong)
  3. THIEF (Michael Mann, USA)
  4. BLOW OUT (Brian De Palma, USA)
  5. AT THIS LATE DATE, THE CHARLESTON (Okamoto Kihachi, Japan)
  6. ORDERLY OR DISORDERLY (Abbas Kiarostami, Iran)
  7. POSSESSION (Andrzej Żuławski, West Germany)
  8. THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  9. MERRY-GO-ROUND (Jacques Rivette, France)
  10. MAD MAX 2 (George Miller, Australia)

1980

  1. KAGEMUSHA (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  2. SIMONE BARBÈS OR VIRTUE (Marie-Claude Treilhou, France)
  3. DANGEROUS ENCOUNTERS – FIRST KIND (Tsui Hark, Hong Kong)
  4. EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF (Jean-Luc Godard, Switzerland)
  5. THE SHINING (Stanley Kubrick, UK)
  6. CRUISING (William Friedkin, USA)
  7. LOULOU (Maurice Pialat, France)
  8. THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (Irvin Kershner, USA)
  9. THE BIRTH OF MAGELLAN: CADENZA I (Hollis Frampton, USA)
  10. RAGING BULL (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  11. DRESSED TO KILL (Brian De Palma, USA)
  12. THE LAST METRO (François Truffaut, France)
  13. THE CONDUCTOR (Andrzej Wajda, Poland)
  14. THE ELEPHANT MAN (David Lynch, USA)
  15. CONFIDENCE (Szabó István, Hungary)
  16. MELVIN AND HOWARD (Jonathan Demme, USA)
  17. NEW YORK STORY (Jackie Raynal, USA)
  18. SPECIAL TREATMENT (Goran Paskaljević, Yugoslavia)
  19. HOME MOVIES (Brian De Palma, USA)
  20. AMOR (Robert Beavers, USA)

THE CONSTANT FACTOR (Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland)

1979

  1. DIRTY HO (Lau Kar-leung, Hong Kong)
  2. THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  3. LEGEND OF THE MOUNTAIN (King Hu, Taiwan)
  4. STALKER (Andrei Tarkovsky, USSR)
  5. APOCALYPSE NOW (Francis Ford Coppola, USA)
  6. RAINING IN THE MOUNTAIN (King Hu, Taiwan)
  7. THE BUGS BUNNY/ROAD RUNNER MOVIE (Chuck Jones, USA)
  8. ALIEN (Ridley Scott, USA)
  9. ASPARAGUS (Suzan Pitt, USA)
  10. WISE BLOOD (John Huston, USA)
  11. THE BLACK STALLION (Carroll Ballard, USA)
  12. SHORT MEMORY (Eduardo de Gregorio, France)
  13. FROM THE CLOUDS TO THE RESISTANCE (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, Italy)
  14. ALEXANDRIA… WHY? (Youssef Chahine, Egypt)
  15. BYE BYE BRAZIL (Carlos Diegues, Brazil)
  16. AND QUIET ROLLS THE DAWN (Mrinal Sen, India)
  17. A SCREAM FROM SILENCE (Anne Claire Poirier, Canada)
  18. NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (Werner Herzog, West Germany)
  19. CAMERA BUFF (Krzysztof Kieślowski, Poland)
  20. THE MUPPET MOVIE (James Frawley, USA)
  21. BLACK JACK (Ken Loach, UK)

LOVE ON THE RUN (François Truffaut, France)

1978

  1. PERCEVAL LE GALLOIS (Éric Rohmer, France)
  2. THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN (Lau Kar-leung, Hong Kong)
  3. DAYS OF HEAVEN (Terrence Malick, USA)
  4. DAWN OF THE DEAD (George A. Romero, USA)
  5. IN A YEAR WITH 13 MOONS (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  6. GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEFS (Bertrand Blier, France)
  7. THE HYPOTHESIS OF THE STOLEN PAINTING (Raúl Ruiz, France)
  8. LES RENDEZ-VOUS D’ANNA (Chantal Akerman, Belgium)
  9. THE GREEN ROOM (François Truffaut, France)
  10. DOSSIER 51 (Michel Deville, France)
  11. HALLOWEEN (John Carpenter, USA)
  12. OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY (Christian de Chalonge, France)
  13. GIRLFRIENDS (Claudia Weill, USA)
  14. LIKE A TURTLE ON ITS BACK (Luc Béraud, France)
  15. VIOLETTE NOZIÈRE (Claude Chabrol, France)
  16. THE LEFT-HANDED WOMAN (Peter Handke, West Germany)
  17. DESPAIR (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  18. GATES OF HEAVEN (Errol Morris, USA)
  19. THE SHOUT (Jerzy Skolimowski, UK)
  20. REMEMBER MY NAME (Alan Rudolph, USA)
  21. WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (Andrzej Wajda, Poland)
  22. AMERICAN BOY: A PORTRAIT OF STEVEN PRINCE (Martin Scorsese, USA)

MOLIÈRE (Ariane Mnouchkine, France)

1977

  1. ERASERHEAD (David Lynch, USA)
  2. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  3. THE DEVIL, PROBABLY (Robert Bresson, France)
  4. PROVIDENCE (Alain Resnais, France)
  5. ANNIE HALL (Woody Allen, USA)
  6. HOUSE (Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, Japan)
  7. THAT OBSCURE OBJECT OF DESIRE (Luis Buñuel, France)
  8. THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Wim Wenders, West Germany)
  9. STAR WARS (George Lucas, USA)
  10. SUSPIRIA (Dario Argento, Italy)
  11. KILLER OF SHEEP (Charles Burnett, USA)
  12. ONE SINGS, THE OTHER DOESN’T (Agnès Varda, France)
  13. LE CAMION (Marguerite Duras, France)
  14. THE MAN WHO LOVED WOMEN (François Truffaut, France)
  15. PADRE PADRONE (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, Italy)
  16. BETWEEN THE LINES (Joan Micklin Silver, USA)
  17. OMAR GATLATO (Merzak Allouache, Algeria)
  18. A GRIN WITHOUT A CAT (Chris Marker, France)
  19. TENT OF MIRACLES (Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazil)
  20. SHORT EYES (Robert M. Young, USA)
  21. ROSELAND (James Ivory, USA)
  22. LA SOUFRIÈRE (Werner Herzog, West Germany)
  23. CAMOUFLAGE (Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland)
  24. THE LACEMAKER (Claude Goretta, France)
  25. WOMEN (Márta Mészarós, Hungary)

CITIZENS BAND (Jonathan Demme, USA)

1976

  1. DUELLE (UNE QUARANTAINE) (Jacques Rivette, France)
  2. THE MARQUISE OF O… (Éric Rohmer, West Germany)
  3. TAXI DRIVER (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  4. IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  5. INSIANG (Lino Brocka, Philippines)
  6. ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN (Alan J. Pakula, USA)
  7. NOROÎT (UNE VENGEANCE) (Jacques Rivette, France)
  8. CARRIE (Brian De Palma, USA)
  9. SÉRAIL (Eduardo de Gregorio, France)
  10. MIKEY AND NICKY (Elaine May, USA)
  11. HARLAN COUNTY, U.S.A. (Barbara Kopple, USA)
  12. SMALL CHANGE (François Truffaut, France)
  13. BERNICE BOBS HER HAIR (Joan Micklin Silver, USA)
  14. JONAH WHO WILL BE 25 IN THE YEAR 2000 (Alain Tanner, Switzerland)
  15. THE MIDDLEMAN (Satyajit Ray, India)
  16. FORTINI/CANI (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, Italy)
  17. THE MEMORY OF JUSTICE (Marcel Ophuls, USA)
  18. PROJECTION INSTRUCTIONS (Morgan Fisher, USA)
  19. THE OPENING OF MISTY BEETHOVEN (Radley Metzger, USA)

1900 (Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy)
KINGS OF THE ROAD (Wim Wenders, West Germany)

1975

  1. INDIA SONG (Marguerite Duras, France)
  2. JEANNE DIELMAN, 23, QUAI DU COMMERCE, 1080 BRUXELLES (Chantal Akerman, Belgium)
  3. NASHVILLE (Robert Altman, USA)
  4. MOSES UND ARON (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  5. SALÒ, OR THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM (Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy)
  6. JAWS (Steven Spielberg, USA)
  7. THE VALIANT ONES (King Hu, Taiwan)
  8. DERSU UZALA (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  9. THE PASSENGER (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)
  10. FOX AND HIS FRIENDS (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  11. ASSOCIATIONS (John Smith, USA)
  12. XALA (Ousmane Sembène, Senegal)
  13. GREY GARDENS (Albert Maysles & David Maysles & Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer, USA)
  14. THE STORY OF ADÈLE H. (François Truffaut, France)
  15. BARRY LYNDON (Stanley Kubrick, UK)
  16. THE LOST HONOR OF KATHARINA BLUM (Volker Schlöndorff & Margarethe von Trotta, West Germany)
  17. FEAR OF FEAR (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)

1974

  1. CÉLINE AND JULIE GO BOATING (Jacques Rivette, France)
  2. FEMMES FEMMES (Paul Vecchiali, France)
  3. THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (Tobe Hooper, USA)
  4. ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  5. LANCELOT DU LAC (Robert Bresson, France)
  6. A SIMPLE EVENT (Sohrab Shahid-Saless, Iran)
  7. THE BENCH OF DESOLATION (Claude Chabrol, France)
  8. STAVISKY… (Alain Resnais, France)
  9. THE MOUTH AGAPE (Maurice Pialat, France)
  10. A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE (John Cassavetes, USA)
  11. FEMALE TROUBLE (John Waters, USA)
  12. THE PHANTOM OF LIBERTY (Luis Buñuel, France)
  13. PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE (Brian De Palma, USA)
  14. CHINATOWN (Roman Polański, USA)
  15. THE ENIGMA OF KASPAR HAUSER (Werner Herzog, West Germany)
  16. ALICE IN THE CITIES (Wim Wenders, Germany)
  17. THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD (Alain Tanner, Switzerland)
  18. YUDIE (Mirra Bank, USA)
  19. ELECTRA, MY LOVE (Jancsó Miklós, Hungary)
  20. DYKETACTICS (Barbara Hammer, USA)
  21. THE NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW (Sérgio Ricardo, Brazil)
  22. ITALIANAMERICAN (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  23. FROM THESE ROOTS (William Greaves, USA)
  24. CONVERSATION PIECE (Luchino Visconti, Italy)
  25. PASADENA FREEWAY STILLS (Gary Beydler, USA)
  26. LA PALOMA (Daniel Schmid, Switzerland)
  27. THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE (Joseph Sargent, USA)

1973

  1. THE MOTHER AND THE WHORE (Jean Eustache, France)
  2. F FOR FAKE (Orson Welles, France)
  3. THE FATE OF LEE KHAN (King Hu, Hong Kong)
  4. BADLANDS (Terrence Malick, USA)
  5. MEAN STREETS (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  6. DAY FOR NIGHT (François Truffaut, France)
  7. INTRODUCTION TO ARNOLD SCHOENBERG’S “ACCOMPANIMENT TO A CINEMATOGRAPHIC SCENE” (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  8. A DOLL’S HOUSE (Joseph Losey, UK)
  9. THE ILLUMINATION (Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland)
  10. ISRAEL, WHY (Claude Lanzmann, France)
  11. CHARLEY VARRICK (Don Siegel, USA)
  12. JEFFERSON CIRCUS SONGS (Suzan Pitt, USA)

DISTANT THUNDER (Satyajit Ray, India)

1972

  1. OUT 1: SPECTRE (Jacques Rivette, France)
  2. THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  3. THE HEARTBREAK KID (Elaine May, USA)
  4. LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON (Éric Rohmer, France)
  5. WE WON’T GROW OLD TOGETHER (Maurice Pialat, France)
  6. POETIC JUSTICE (Hollis Frampton, USA)
  7. THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE (Luis Buñuel, France)
  8. NATHALIE GRANGER (Marguerite Duras, France)
  9. TOUT VA BIEN (Jean-Luc Godard & Jean-Pierre Gorin, France)
  10. PINK FLAMINGOS (John Waters, USA)
  11. GOODBYE CP (Hara Kazuo, Japan)
  12. HISTORY LESSONS (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, Italy)
  13. REMINISCENCES OF A JOURNEY TO LITHUANIA (Jonas Mekas, USA)
  14. CHUNG KUO – CINA (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)
  15. RED PSALM (Jancsó Miklós, Hungary)
  16. JUNIOR BONNER (Sam Peckinpah, USA)
  17. LIZA WITH A Z (Bob Fosse, USA)
  18. THE INNER SCAR (Philippe Garrel, France)
  19. ULZANA’S RAID (Robert Aldrich, USA)
  20. THE WOLD SHADOW (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  21. A SENSE OF LOSS (Marcel Ophuls, UK)
  22. CABARET (Bob Fosse, USA)
  23. IMAGES (Robert Altman, UK)

1971

  1. A TOUCH OF ZEN (King Hu, Taiwan)
  2. OUT 1: NOLI ME TANGERE (Jacques Rivette, France)
  3. (NOSTALGIA) (Hollis Frampton, USA)
  4. A NEW LEAF (Elaine May, USA)
  5. TWO ENGLISH GIRLS (François Truffaut, France)
  6. THE DEVILS (Ken Russell, UK)
  7. PUNISHMENT PARK (Peter Watkins, USA)
  8. THE CEREMONY (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  9. FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER (Robert Bresson, France)
  10. JUST BEFORE NIGHTFALL (Claude Chabrol, France)
  11. THE MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  12. CRITICAL MASS (Hollis Frampton, USA)
  13. THE LAST PICTURE SHOW (Peter Bogdanovich, USA)
  14. PIONEERS IN INGOLSTADT (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, West Germany)
  15. MCCABE & MRS. MILLER (Robert Altman, USA)
  16. FATA MORGANA (Werner Herzog, West Germany)
  17. THE DECAMERON (Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy)
  18. WONG SINSAANG (Eddie Wong, USA)
  19. A GIRL IS A GUN (Luc Moullet, France)
  20. KLUTE (Alan J. Pakula, USA)
  21. LOVE (Makk Károly, Hungary)
  22. W.R.: MYSTERIES OF THE ORGANISM (Dušan Makavejev, Yugoslavia)
  23. MURMUR OF THE HEART (Louis Malle, France)
  24. DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD (Peter Bogdanovich, USA)
  25. LAND OF SILENCE AND DARKNESS (Werner Herzog, West Germany)
  26. FAMILY LIFE (Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland)
  27. IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER (Marco Bellocchio, Italy)

1970

  1. ZORNS LEMMA (Hollis Frampton, USA)
  2. CLAIRE’S KNEE (Éric Rohmer, France)
  3. EYES DO NOT WANT TO CLOSE AT ALL TIMES, OR PERHAPS ONE DAY ROME WILL PERMIT HERSELF TO CHOOSE IN HER TURN (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, Italy)
  4. SERENE VELOCITY (Ernie Gehr, USA)
  5. LE BOUCHER (Claude Chabrol, France)
  6. LA RUPTURE (Claude Chabrol, France)
  7. THE CONFORMIST (Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy)
  8. DAYS AND NIGHTS IN THE FOREST (Satyajit Ray, India)
  9. THE WILD CHILD (François Truffaut, France)
  10. TRISTANA (Luis Buñuel, Spain)
  11. WANDA (Barbara Loden, USA)
  12. WIND FROM THE EAST (Groupe Dziga Vertov and Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin, France)
  13. PRODUCTION STILLS (Morgan Fisher, USA)
  14. THE ADVERSARY (Satyajit Ray, India)
  15. DODES’KA-DEN (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  16. THE MAN WHO LEFT HIS WILL ON FILM (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  17. THE DEBUT (Gleb Panfilov, USSR)
  18. THE GRANDMOTHER (David Lynch, USA)
  19. BED AND BOARD (François Truffaut, France)

EVEN DWARFS STARTED SMALL (Werner Herzog, West Germany)

1969

  1. MY NIGHT AT MAUD’S (Éric Rohmer, France)
  2. L’AMOUR FOU (Jacques Rivette, France)
  3. THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES (Sergei Parajanov, USSR)
  4. BOY (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  5. THE NAIL CLIPPERS (Jean-Claude Carriére, France)
  6. THE SORROW AND THE PITY (Marcel Ophuls, France)
  7. UNE FEMME DOUCE (Robert Bresson, France)
  8. DESTROY, SHE SAID (Marguerite Duras, France)
  9. LEMON (Hollis Frampton, USA)
  10. DOUBLE SUICIDE (Masahiro Shinoda, Japan)
  11. BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE (Paul Mazursky, USA)
  12. ÅDALEN 31 (Bo Widerberg, Sweden)
  13. LE GAI SAVOIR (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  14. OH! WHAT A LOVELY WAR (Richard Attenborough)
  15. THE JOKE (Jaromil Jireš, Czechoslovakia)
  16. LIONS LOVE (Agnès Varda, USA)
  17. KES (Ken Loach, UK)

1968

  1. DEATH BY HANGING (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  2. ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST (Sergio Leone, Italy)
  3. JE T’AIME, JE T’AIME (Alain Resnais, France)
  4. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Stanley Kubrick, UK)
  5. THE IMMORTAL STORY (Orson Welles, France)
  6. GOLDEN SWALLOW (Chang Cheh, Hong Kong)
  7. LA CHAMADE (Alain Cavalier, France)
  8. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (George A. Romero, USA)
  9. MEMORIES OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba)
  10. ROSEMARY’S BABY (Roman Polański, USA)
  11. THE CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA BACH (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  12. ONE PLUS ONE (Jean-Luc Godard, UK)
  13. THE BOSTON STRANGLER (Richard Fleischer, USA)
  14. L’ENFANCE NUE (Maurice Pialat, France)
  15. LUCÍA (Humberto Solás, Cuba)
  16. MANDABI (Ousmane Sembène, Senegal)
  17. THE GREAT SILENCE (Sergio Corbucci, Italy)
  18. LES BICHES (Claude Chabrol, France)
  19. THREE RESURRECTED DRUNKARDS (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  20. 24 HOURS IN THE LIFE OF A WOMAN (Dominique Delouche, France)
  21. ONE FINE DAY (Ermanno Olmi, Italy)
  22. THE BRIDEGROOM, THE ACTRESS, AND THE PIMP (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  23. ARTISTS UNDER THE BIG TOP: PERPLEXED (Alexander Kluge, West Germany)
  24. PARTNER. (Bernardo Bertolucci, Italy)
  25. STOLEN KISSES (François Truffaut, France)

FACES (John Cassavetes, USA)

1967

  1. THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT (Jacques Demy, France)
  2. DRAGON INN (King Hu, Taiwan)
  3. WAVELENGTH (Michael Snow, Canada)
  4. WEEKEND (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  5. LA COLLECTIONNEUSE (Éric Rohmer, France)
  6. ONE-ARMED SWORDSMAN (Chang Cheh, Hong Kong)
  7. THE RED AND THE WHITE (Jancsó Miklós, Hungary)
  8. MOUCHETTE (Robert Bresson, France)
  9. LE DÉPART (Jerzy Skolimowski, Belgium)
  10. 2 OR 3 THINGS I KNOW ABOUT HER (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  11. PORTRAIT OF JASON (Shirley Clarke, USA)
  12. FAR FROM VIETNAM (Jean-Luc Godard & Joris Ivens & William Klein & Claude Lelouch & Chris Marker & Alain Resnais & Agnès Varda, France)
  13. BELLE DE JOUR (Luis Buñuel, France)
  14. SURFACE TENSION (Hollis Frampton, USA)
  15. THE GRADUATE (Mike Nichols, USA)
  16. PLAYTIME (Jacques Tati, France)
  17. DONT LOOK BACK (D.A. Pennebaker, USA)
  18. SAMURAI REBELLION (Kobayashi Masaki, Japan)
  19. LA CHINOISE (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  20. THE FIREMEN’S BALL (Miloš Forman, Czechoslovakia)
  21. LA MUSICA (Marguerite Duras & Paul Seban, France)
  22. THE BIG SHAVE (Martin Scorsese, USA)
  23. LOVE AFFAIR, OR THE CASE OF THE MISSING SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR (Dušan Makavejev, Yugoslavia)
  24. SAILING WITH BUSHNELL KEELER (David Lynch, USA)
  25. BRANDED TO KILL (Suzuki Seijun, Japan)

ELVIRA MADIGAN (Bo Widerberg, Sweden)
LE SAMOURAÏ (Jean-Pierre Melville, France)
JAPANESE SUMMER: DOUBLE SUICIDE (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)

1966

  1. ALL MY LIFE (Bruce Baillie, USA)
  2. PERSONA (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden)
  3. THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (Gillo Pontecorvo, Italy)
  4. THE TAKING OF POWER BY LOUIS XIV (Roberto Rossellini, France)
  5. AU HASARD BALTHAZAR (Robert Bresson, France)
  6. BLACK GIRL (Ousmane Sembène, France)
  7. ROGER LA HONTE (Riccardo Freda, France)
  8. COME DRINK WITH ME (King Hu, Hong Kong)
  9. THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY (Sergio Leone, Italy)
  10. THE NUN (Jacques Rivette, France)
  11. CASTRO STREET (Bruce Baillie, USA)
  12. BLOWUP (Michelangelo Antonioni, UK)
  13. HOLD ME WHILE I’M NAKED (George Kuchar, USA)
  14. THE WAR IS OVER (Alain Resnais, France)
  15. ANDREI RUBLEV (Andrei Tarkovsky, USSR)
  16. THE ROUND-UP (Jancsó Miklós, Hungary)
  17. MASCULIN FÉMININ (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  18. VIOLENCE AT NOON (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  19. MEET MARLON BRANDO (Albert & David Maysles, USA)
  20. MADE IN U.S.A (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  21. TROUBLEMAKERS (Norman Fruchter & Robert Machover, USA)
  22. YESTERDAY GIRL (Alexander Kluge, West Germany)

1965

  1. PIERROT LE FOU (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  2. SONS OF THE GOOD EARTH (King Hu, Hong Kong)
  3. NOT RECONCILED (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  4. THE WAR GAME (Peter Watkins, UK)
  5. SIMON OF THE DESERT (Luis Buñuel, Mexico)
  6. TOKYO OLYMPIAD (Ichikawa Kon, Japan)
  7. RED BEARD (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  8. LE BONHEUR (Agnès Varda, France)
  9. THE KOUMIKO MYSTERY (Chris Marker, France)
  10. SHADOWS OF FORGOTTEN ANCESTORS (Sergei Parajanov, USSR)
  11. ALPHAVILLE (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  12. LA MUETTE (Claude Chabrol, France)
  13. CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT (Orson Welles, Spain)
  14. WALKOVER (Jerzy Skolimowski, Poland)
  15. LOVES OF A BLONDE (Miloš Forman, Czechoslovakia)
  16. KUSTOM KAR KOMMANDOS (Kenneth Anger, USA)
  17. THE SHAMELESS OLD LADY (René Allio, France)

SHAKESPEARE WALLAH (James Ivory, USA)
THE EPIC THAT NEVER WAS (Bill Duncalf, UK)
MICKEY ONE (Arthur Penn, USA)

1964

  1. GERTRUD (Carl Theodor Dreyer, Denmark)
  2. THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG (Jacques Demy, France)
  3. YEARNING (Naruse Mikio, Japan)
  4. WOMAN IN THE DUNES (Teshigahara Hiroshi, Japan)
  5. MARNIE (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  6. CHARULATA (Satyajit Ray, India)
  7. NOTHING BUT A MAN (Michael Roemer, USA)
  8. UNE FEMME MARIÉE (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  9. THE STORY OF SUE SAN (King Hu, Hong Kong)
  10. THE BRIG (Jonas Mekas, USA)
  11. RED DESERT (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)
  12. I AM CUBA (Mikhail Kalatozov, Cuba)
  13. DR. STRANGELOVE, OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB (Stanley Kubrick, UK)
  14. BRICK AND MIRROR (Ebrahim Golestan, Iran)
  15. THE ENCHANTED DESNA (Yuliya Solntseva, USSR)
  16. HAMLET (Grigori Kozintsev, USSR)
  17. LIFE UPSIDE DOWN (Alain Jessua, France)
  18. BAND OF OUTSIDERS (Jean-Luc Godard, France)

1963

  1. MURIEL, OR THE TIME OF RETURN (Alain Resnais, France)
  2. HIGH AND LOW (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  3. THE LOVE ETERNE (Li Han-hsiang, Hong Kong)
  4. THE BIRDS (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  5. THE HOUSE IS BLACK (Forough Farrokhzad, Iran)
  6. MOTHLIGHT (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  7. THE SERVANT (Joseph Losey, UK)
  8. BAY OF ANGELS (Jacques Demy, France)
  9. LE JOLI MAI (Chris Marker, France)
  10. PASAZERKA (Andrzej Munk, Poland)
  11. LES CARABINIERS (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  12. THE BIG CITY (Satyajit Ray, India)
  13. SUZANNE’S CAREER (Éric Rohmer, France)
  14. THE NEW WORLD (Jean-Luc Godard, Italy)
  15. THE BAKERY GIRL OF MONCEAU (Éric Rohmer, France)
  16. MACHORKA-MUFF (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet, West Germany)
  17. BOROM SARRET (Ousmane Sembène, Senegal)
  18. THE COOL WORLD (Shirley Clarke, USA)
  19. CONTEMPT (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  20. …A VALPARAISO (Joris Ivens, France)
  21. I FIDANZATI (Ermanno Olmi, Italy)
  22. JOSEPH KILIAN (Pavel Juráček & Jan Schmidt, Czechoslovakia)
  23. RAVEN’S END (Bo Widerberg, Sweden)
  24. IN THE MIDST OF LIFE (Robert Enrico, France)

WINTER LIGHT (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden)

1962

  1. LA JETÉE (Chris Marker, France)
  2. LOLITA (Stanley Kubrick, UK)
  3. AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON (Ozu Yasujirō, Japan)
  4. COSMIC RAY (Bruce Conner, USA)
  5. L’ECLISSE (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)
  6. CLÉO FROM 5 TO 7 (Agnès Varda, France)
  7. JULES ET JIM (François Truffaut, France)
  8. VIVRE SA VIE (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  9. THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL (Luis Buñuel, Mexico)
  10. HARAKIRI (Kobayashi Masaki, Japan)
  11. THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC (Robert Bresson, France)
  12. IL MARE (Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Italy)
  13. ANTOINE AND COLETTE (François Truffaut, France)
  14. THE SIGN OF LEO (Éric Rohmer, France)
  15. KNIFE IN THE WATER (Roman Polański, Poland)

1961

  1. LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD (Alain Resnais, France)
  2. ALLURES (Jordan Belson, USA)
  3. LOLA (Jacques Demy, France)
  4. HERCULES CONQUERS ATLANTIS (Vittorio Cottafavi, Italy)
  5. PARIS BELONGS TO US (Jacques Rivette, France)
  6. YOJIMBO (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  7. WEST SIDE STORY (Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, USA)
  8. VIRIDIANA (Luis Buñuel, Spain)
  9. PRELUDE: DOG STAR MAN (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  10. A WOMAN IS A WOMAN (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  11. THE TWILIGHT ZONE: “IT’S A GOOD IFE” (James Sheldon, USA)
  12. LA NOTTE (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)

1960

  1. BREATHLESS (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  2. THE 1000 EYES OF DR. MABUSE (Fritz Lang, West Germany)
  3. PSYCHO (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  4. L’AVVENTURA (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)
  5. PEEPING TOM (Michael Powell, UK)
  6. THE APARTMENT (Billy Wilder, USA)
  7. ARNULF RAINER (Peter Kubelka, Austria)
  8. NIGHT AND FOG IN JAPAN (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  9. THE BELLBOY (Jerry Lewis, USA)
  10. LA DOLCE VITA (Federico Fellini, Italy)
  11. THE BAD SLEEP WELL (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  12. CRUEL STORY OF YOUTH (Ōshima Nagisa, Japan)
  13. THE TWILIGHT ZONE: “WILL THE REAL MARTIAN PLEASE STAND UP?” (Montgomery Pittman, USA)
  14. SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER (François Truffaut, France)
  15. LE PETIT SOLDAT (Jean-Luc Godard, France)
  16. THE GIANTS OF THESSALY (Riccardo Freda, Italy)

1959

  1. RIO BRAVO (Howard Hawks, USA)
  2. THE 400 BLOWS (François Truffaut, France)
  3. HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR (Alain Resnais, France)
  4. NORTH BY NORTHWEST (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  5. LE CHANT DU STYRÈNE (Alain Resnais, France)
  6. SHADOWS (John Cassavetes, USA)
  7. PICKPOCKET (Robert Bresson, France)
  8. THE WORLD OF APU (Satyajit Ray, India)
  9. WINDOW WATER BABY MOVING (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  10. I DIMENTICATI (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  11. UNE SIMPLE HISTOIRE (Marcel Hanoun, France)

THE HUMAN CONDITION I: NO GREATER LOVE (Kobayashi Masaki, Japan)

1958

  1. VERTIGO (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  2. TOUCH OF EVIL (Orson Welles, USA)
  3. LE BEAU SERGE (Claude Chabrol, France)
  4. A MOVIE (Bruce Conner, USA)
  5. PESCHERECCI (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  6. ROBIN HOOD DAFFY (Chuck Jones, USA)
  7. UN GIORNO IN BARBAGIA (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  8. PASTORI DI ORGOSOLO (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  9. HARE-WAY TO THE STARS (Chuck Jones, USA)
  10. ENJO (Ichikawa Kon, Japan)

1957

  1. PYAASA (Guru Dutt, India)
  2. SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS (Alexander Mackendrick, USA)
  3. EIGHT HOURS OF TERROR (Suzuki Seijun, Japan)
  4. WHAT’S OPERA, DOC? (Chuck Jones, USA)
  5. THRONE OF BLOOD (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  6. PATHS OF GLORY (Stanley Kubrick, USA)
  7. ALI BABA BUNNY (Chuck Jones, USA)

1956

  1. NIGHT AND FOG (Alain Resnais, France)
  2. THE WRONG MAN (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  3. A MAN ESCAPED (Robert Bresson, France)
  4. THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  5. THE BURMESE HARP (Ichikawa Kon, Japan)
  6. TOUTE LA MÉMOIRE DU MONDE (Alain Resnais, France)
  7. THE SEARCHERS (John Ford, USA)

1955

  1. THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (Charles Laughton, USA)
  2. FLOATING CLOUDS (Naruse Mikio, Japan)
  3. REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (Nicholas Ray, USA)
  4. LOLA MONTÈS (Max Ophuls, France)
  5. THE LONG GRAY LINE (John Ford, USA)
  6. MOONFLEET (Fritz Lang, USA)
  7. MR. ARKADIN (Orson Welles, Spain)
  8. ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (Douglas Sirk, USA)
  9. ARTISTS AND MODELS (Frank Tashlin, USA)
  10. SURFARARA (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  11. KISS ME DEADLY (Robert Aldrich, USA)
  12. PATHER PANCHALI (Satyajit Ray, India)
  13. ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS: “REVENGE” (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  14. REFLECTIONS ON BLACK (Stan Brakhage, USA)
  15. PARABOLA D’ORO (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  16. CONTADINI DEL MARE (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  17. SHIN HEIKE MONOGATARI (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan)
  18. PASQUA IN SICILIA (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  19. ONE FROGGY EVENING (Chuck Jones, USA)

1954

  1. SEVEN SAMURAI (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  2. SANSHO THE BAILIFF (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan)
  3. REAR WINDOW (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  4. A STAR IS BORN (George Cukor, USA)
  5. JOURNEY TO ITALY (Roberto Rossellini, Italy)
  6. GODZILLA (Honda Ishirō, Japan)
  7. THE CRUCIFIED LOVERS (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan)
  8. MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION (Douglas Sirk, USA)
  9. LU TEMPU DI LI PISCI SPATA (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)
  10. ISOLE DI FUOCO (Vittorio De Seta, Italy)

ON THE WATERFRONT (Elia Kazan, USA)

1953

  1. DUCK AMUCK (Chuck Jones, USA)
  2. TOKYO STORY (Ozu Yasujirō, Japan)
  3. THE SAGA OF ANATAHAN (Josef von Sternberg, Japan)
  4. UGETSU (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan)
  5. DUCK DODGERS IN THE 24½TH CENTURY (Chuck Jones, USA)
  6. A GEISHA (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan)
  7. DUCK! RABBIT, DUCK! (Chuck Jones, USA)
  8. THE BIG HEAT (Fritz Lang, USA)
  9. BULLY FOR BUGS (Chuck Jones, USA)
  10. STATUES ALSO DIE (Alain Resnais & Chris Marker & Ghislain Cloquet, France)
  11. THE LADY WITHOUT CAMELIAS (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy)

1952

  1. THE GOLDEN COACH (Jean Renoir, Italy)
  2. THE QUIET MAN (John Ford, USA)
  3. SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly, USA)
  4. THE LUSTY MEN (Nicholas Ray, USA)
  5. RABBIT SEASONING (Chuck Jones, USA)
  6. OPERATION: RABBIT (Chuck Jones, USA)
  7. FEED THE KITTY (Chuck Jones, USA)
  8. EUROPA ’51 (Roberto Rossellini, Italy)
  9. IKIRU (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)

1951

  1. DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST (Robert Bresson, France)
  2. AWAARA (Raj Kapoor, India)
  3. THE TALL TARGET (Anthony Mann, USA)
  4. OTHELLO (Orson Welles, Morocco)
  5. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (Vincente Minnelli, USA)
  6. RABBIT FIRE (Chuck Jones, USA)

1950

  1. SUNSET BLVD. (Billy Wilder, USA)
  2. LA RONDE (Max Ophuls, France)
  3. RABBIT OF SEVILLE (Chuck Jones, USA)
  4. ALL ABOUT EVE (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, USA)
  5. RASHOMON (Kurosawa Akira, Japan)
  6. LOS OLVIDADOS (Luis Buñuel, Mexico)
  7. LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES (Jean-Pierre Melville, France)

1949

  1. LATE SPRING (Ozu Yasujirō, Japan)
  2. THE THIRD MAN (Carol Reed, UK)
  3. A LETTER TO THREE WIVES (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, USA)
  4. I SHOT JESSE JAMES (Samuel Fuller, USA)

1948

  1. SPRING IN A SMALL TOWN (Fei Mu, China)
  2. FORT APACHE (John Ford, USA)
  3. BERLIN EXPRESS (Jacques Tourneur, USA)
  4. WOMEN OF THE NIGHT (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan)
  5. ROPE (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)

THE RED SHOES (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, UK)

1947

  1. OUT OF THE PAST (Jacques Tourneur, USA)
  2. DAISY KENYON (Otto Preminger, USA)
  3. FIREWORKS (Kenneth Anger, USA)
  4. THE SIN OF HAROLD DIDDLEBOCK (Preston Sturges, USA)

1946

  1. NOTORIOUS (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  2. THE BIG SLEEP (Howard Hawks, USA)
  3. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (Frank Capra, USA)
  4. THE LOCKET (John Brahm, USA)
  5. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Jean Cocteau, France)
  6. ENAMORADA (Emilio Fernández, Mexico)

1945

  1. THE CLOCK (Vincente Minnelli, USA)
  2. BRIEF ENCOUNTER (David Lean, UK)
  3. DETOUR (Edgar G. Ulmer, USA)
  4. MILDRED PIERCE (Michael Curtiz, USA)
  5. LES DAMES DU BOIS DE BOULOGNE (Robert Bresson, France)
  6. ROME, OPEN CITY (Roberto Rossellini, Italy)
  7. MY NAME IS JULIA ROSS (Joseph H. Lewis, USA)

1944

  1. MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (Vincente Minnelli, USA)
  2. GROSSE FREIHEIT NR. 7 (Helmut Käutner, Germany)
  3. DOUBLE INDEMNITY (Billy Wilder, USA)
  4. LAURA (Otto Preminger, USA)

1943

  1. MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON (Maya Deren & Alexander Hammid, USA)
  2. I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE (Jacques Tourneur, USA)
  3. THE GANG’S ALL HERE (Busby Berkeley, USA)
  4. HEAVEN CAN WAIT (Ernst Lubistch, USA)
  5. ANGELS OF SIN (Robert Bresson, France)
  6. SHADOW OF A DOUBT (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)
  7. OSSESSIONE (Luchino Visconti, Italy)

1942

  1. THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS (Orson Welles, USA)
  2. CAT PEOPLE (Jacques Tourneur, USA)
  3. CASABLANCA (Michael Curtiz, USA)
  4. RADIO DYNAMICS (Oskar Fischinger, USA)

1941

  1. CITIZEN KANE (Orson Welles, USA)

1940

  1. HIS GIRL FRIDAY (Howard Hawks, USA)
  2. REBECCA (Alfred Hitchcock, USA)

1939

  1. ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (Howard Hawks, USA)
  2. THE RULES OF THE GAME (Jean Renoir, France)
  3. STAGECOACH (John Ford, USA)
  4. THE WIZARD OF OZ (Victor Fleming, USA)

1938

  1. HOLIDAY (George Cukor, USA)
  2. THE LADY VANISHES (Alfred Hitchcock, UK)

1937

  1. THE AWFUL TRUTH (Leo McCarey, USA)
  2. MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW (Leo McCarey, USA)
  3. GRAND ILLUSION (Jean Renoir, France)
  4. A STAR IS BORN (William A. Wellman, USA)

1936

  1. A DAY IN THE COUNTRY (Jean Renoir, France)
  2. FURY (Fritz Lang, USA)
  3. THE STORY OF A CHEAT (Sacha Guitry, France)
  4. SABOTAGE (Alfred Hitchcock, UK)
  5. ROSE HOBART (Joseph Cornell, USA)
  6. THE CRIME OF MONSIEUR LANGE (Jean Renoir, France)

1935

  1. THE 39 STEPS (Alfred Hitchcock, UK)
  2. TONI (Jean Renoir, France)

1934

  1. THE GODDESS (Wu Yonggang, China)
  2. L’ATALANTE (Jean Vigo, France)

1933

  1. THE TESTAMENT OF DR. MABUSE (Fritz Lang, Germany)
  2. ONLY YESTERDAY (John M. Stahl, USA)
  3. DRAGNET GIRL (Ozu Yasujirō, Japan)
  4. LIEBELEI (Max Ophuls, Germany)
  5. DESIGN FOR LIVING (Ernst Lubitsch, USA)

ZERO FOR CONDUCT (Jean Vigo, France)

1932

  1. TROUBLE IN PARADISE (Ernst Lubitsch, USA)
  2. WHERE NOW ARE THE DREAMS OF YOUTH? (Ozu Yasujirō, Japan)
  3. SCARFACE (Howard Hawks, USA)
  4. THE MASK OF FU MANCHU (Charles Brabin, USA)

1931

  1. M (Fritz Lang, Germany)
  2. CITY LIGHTS (Charles Chaplin, USA)
  3. TABU (F.W. Murnau, USA)
  4. LA CHIENNE (Jean Renoir, France)
  5. FRANKENSTEIN (James Whale, USA)
  6. DISHONORED (Josef von Sternberg, USA)
  7. MARIUS (Alexander Korda, France)

1930

  1. EARTH (Alexander Dovzhenko, USSR)
  2. THE BIG TRAIL (Raoul Walsh, USA)
  3. THE BLUE ANGEL (Josef von Sternberg, Germany)
  4. MOROCCO (Josef von Sternberg, USA)

1929

  1. MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (Dziga Vertov, USSR)
  2. APPLAUSE (Rouben Mamoulian, USA)
  3. UN CHIEN ANDALOU (Luis Buñuel, France)
  4. RAIN (Joris Ivens & Mannus Franken, Netherlands)
  5. LIBERTY (Leo McCarey, USA)
  6. BRUMES D’AUTOMNE (Dimitri Kirshoff, France)
  7. TOKYO MARCH (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan)

1928

  1. THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC (Carl Theodor Dreyer, France)
  2. SPIONE (Fritz Lang, Germany)
  3. STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. (Charles Reisner and Buster Keaton, USA)
  4. THE WEDDING MARCH (Erich von Stroheim, USA)
  5. THE LIFE AND DEATH OF 9413, A HOLLYWOOD EXTRA (Robert Florey & Slavko Vorkapich, USA)
  6. RECORD 957 (Germaine Dulac, France)
  7. SHOW PEOPLE (King Vidor, USA)

1927

  1. SUNRISE (F.W. Murnau, USA)
  2. NAPOLÉON (Abel Gance, France)
  3. METROPOLIS (Fritz Lang, Germany)
  4. THE SEASHELL AND THE CLERGYMAN (Germaine Dulac, France)

1926

  1. THE GENERAL (Buster Keaton & Clyde Bruckman, USA)

1925

  1. SEVEN CHANCES (Buster Keaton, USA)
  2. BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN (Sergei Eisenstein, USSR)
  3. THE MERRY WIDOW (Erich von Stroheim, USA)

1924

  1. GREED (Erich von Stroheim, USA)
  2. SHERLOCK JR. (Buster Keaton, USA)
  3. THE THIEF OF BAGDAD (Raoul Walsh, USA)
  4. MÉNILMONTANT (Dimitri Kirshoff, France)
  5. BALLET MÉCHANIQUE (Fernand Léger & Dudley Murphy, USA)
  6. HE WHO GETS SLAPPED (Victor Sjöström, USA)

1923

  1. SAFETY LAST! (Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor, USA)

1922

  1. DR. MABUSE, THE GAMBLER (Fritz Lang, Germany)
  2. NOSFERATU (F.W. Murnau, Germany)
  3. NANOOK OF THE NORTH (Robert J. Flaherty, USA)

1918

  1. TIH-MINH (Louis Feuillade, France)

1915

  1. LES VAMPIRES (Louis Feuillade, France)
  2. THE BIRTH OF A NATION (D.W. Griffith, USA)

1914

  1. KID AUTO RACES AT VENICE (Henry Lehrman, USA)

1913

  1. FANTÔMAS (Louis Feuillade, France)

1912

  1. THE MUSKETEERS OF PIG ALLEY (D.W. Griffith, USA)

1910

  1. THE UNCHANGING SEA (D.W. Griffith, USA)

1907

  1. TUNNELING THE ENGLISH CHANNEL (Georges Méliès, France)

1905

  1. THE BLACK IMP (Georges Méliès, France)

1904

  1. THE MERMAID (Georges Méliès, France)

1902

  1. A TRIP TO THE MOON (Georges Méliès, France)

1896

  1. THE ARRIVAL OF A TRAIN AT LA CIOTAT STATION (Louis & Auguste Lumière, France)

1895

  1. WORKERS LEAVING THE LUMIÈRE FACTORY IN LYON (Louis & Auguste Lumière, France)
  2. THE SPRINKLER SPRINKLED (Louis & Auguste Lumière, France)
  3. THE BABY’S MEAL (Louis & Auguste Lumière, France)
  4. BOAT LEAVING THE PORT (Louis & Auguste Lumière, France)