Films By Premiere Year

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

2022

  1. Walk Up (Hong Sang-soo)
  2. Pacifiction (Albert Serra)
  3. The Novelist’s Film (Hong Sang-soo)
  4. EO (Jerzy Skolimowski)
  5. The Fabelmans (Steven Spielberg)
  6. Trenque Lauquen (Laura Citarella)
  7. De Humani Corporis Fabrica (Véréna Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor)
  8. Section 1 (Jon Bois)
  9. One Fine Morning (Mia Hansen-Løve)
  10. Diary of a Fleeting Affair (Emmanuel Mouret)
  11. Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)
  12. RRR (S. S. Rajamouli)
  13. The People You’re Paying to Be in Shorts (Jon Bois)
  14. Decision to Leave (Park Chan-wook)
  15. The United States of America (James Benning)
  16. TÁR (Todd Field)
  17. Stars at Noon (Claire Denis)
  18. White Noise (Noah Baumbach)
  19. Saint Omer (Alice Diop)
  20. Avatar: The Way of Water (James Cameron)
  21. Queens of the Qing Dynasty (Ashley McKenzie)
  22. Nope (Jordan Peele)
  23. Armageddon Time (James Gray)
  24. All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (Laura Poitras)
  25. Both Sides of the Blade (Claire Denis)
  26. Riotsville, U.S.A. (Sierra Pettengill)
  27. Return to Seoul (Chou Davy)
  28. Nobody’s Hero (Alain Guiraudie)
  29. Human Flowers of Flesh (Helena Wittmann)
  30. Dry Ground Burning (Joana Pimenta & Adirley Queirós)
  31. Don Juan (Serge Bozon)
  32. Amsterdam (David O. Russell)
  33. Relative (Michael Glover Smith)
  34. Aftersun (Charlotte Wells)
  35. Will-o’-the-Wisp (João Pedro Rodrigues)
  36. Ambulance (Michael Bay)
  37. Top Gun: Maverick (Joseph Kosinski)
  38. A Human Position (Anders Emblem)
  39. Free Chol Soo Lee (Eugene Yi & Julie Ha)
  40. Glass Onion (Rian Johnson)
  41. Call Jane (Phyllis Nagy)
  42. Every Day in Kaimukī (Alika Tengan)
  43. Mija (Isabel Castro)
  44. Kimi (Steven Soderbergh)
  45. Triangle of Sadness (Ruben Östlund)
  46. Three Thousand Years of Longing (George Miller)
  47. The Batman (Matt Reeves)
  48. The Banshees of Inisherin (Martin McDonagh)
  49. The City and the City (Christos Passalis & Syllas Tzoumerkas)
  50. Bones and All (Luca Guadagnino)
  51. God’s Creatures (Saela Davis & Anna Rose Holmer)
  52. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (Park Sung-hoo)
  53. Something in the Dirt (Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead)
  54. A Love Song (Max Walker-Silverman)
  55. The Mission (Tania Anderson)
  56. The Exiles (Violet Columbus & Ben Klein)
  57. Divertimento (Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar)
  58. Close (Lukas Dhont)
  59. Framing Agnes (Chase Joynt)
  60. Everything Everywhere All at Once (Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert)
  61. Elvis (Baz Luhrmann)
  62. Bardo: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  63. The Whale (Darren Aronofsky)
  64. Babylon (Damien Chazelle)

2021

  1. Drive My Car (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
  2. Memoria (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  3. What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? (Alexandre Koberidze)
  4. Can’t Get You Out of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World (Adam Curtis)
  5. Il buco (Michelangelo Frammartino)
  6. Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
  7. Who’s Stopping Us (Jonás Trueba)
  8. A New Old Play (Qiu Jiongjiong)
  9. West Side Story (Steven Spielberg)
  10. A River Runs, Turns, Erases, Replaces (Zhu Shengze)
  11. Annette (Leos Carax)
  12. Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (Anno Hideaki)
  13. The Girl and the Spider (Ramon and Silvan Zürcher)
  14. In Front of Your Face (Hong Sang-soo)
  15. Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (Radu Jude)
  16. Procession (Robert Greene)
  17. Topology of Sirens (Jonathan Davies)
  18. Licorice Pizza (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  19. The Tragedy of Macbeth (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  20. Introduction (Hong Sang-soo)
  21. France (Bruno Dumont)
  22. El Gran Movimiento (Kiro Russo)
  23. The Velvet Underground (Todd Haynes)
  24. Medea (Alexander Zeldovich)
  25. The Cathedral (Ricky D’Ambrose)
  26. The Power of the Dog (Jane Campion)
  27. The Sacred Spirit (Chema García Ibarra)
  28. Haruhara-san’s Recorder (Sugita Kyoshi)
  29. Fabian, or Going to the Dogs (Dominik Graf)
  30. Benediction (Terence Davies)
  31. Red Rocket (Sean Baker)
  32. Wood and Water (Jonas Bak)
  33. Onoda (Arthur Harari)
  34. Ahed’s Knee (Nadav Lapid)
  35. Pebbles (PS Vinothraj)
  36. The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun (Wes Anderson)
  37. The Souvenir: Part II (Joanna Hogg)
  38. Benedetta (Paul Verhoeven)
  39. FIRST TIME [The Time for All But Sunset – VIOLET] (Nicolaas Schmidt)
  40. Parallel Mothers (Pedro Almodóvar)
  41. A Night of Knowing Nothing (Payal Kapadia)
  42. Social Hygiene (Denis Côté)
  43. Virgin Blue (Niu Xiaoyu)
  44. Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash (Edwin)
  45. Hit the Road (Panah Panahi)
  46. Cry Macho (Clint Eastwood)
  47. Deception (Arnaud Desplechin)
  48. Rampart (Marko Grba Singh)
  49. El Planeta (Amalia Ulman)
  50. Our Eternal Summer (Émilie Aussel)
  51. The Witches of the Orient (Julien Faraut)
  52. Belle (Hosoda Mamoru)
  53. Petite Solange (Axelle Ropert)
  54. Rock Bottom Riser (Fern Silva)
  55. Petite Maman (Céline Sciamma)
  56. Come Here (Anocha Suwichakornpong)
  57. Singing in the Wilderness (Chen Dongnan)
  58. The Card Counter (Paul Schrader)
  59. Zeros and Ones (Abel Ferrara)
  60. Terra Femme (Courtney Stephens)
  61. Nobody (Ilya Naishuller)
  62. Bergman Island (Mia Hansen-Løve)
  63. Wet Sand (Elene Naveriani)
  64. The Worst Person in the World (Joachim Trier)
  65. Cliff Walkers (Zhang Yimou)
  66. No Sudden Move (Steven Soderbergh)
  67. The Matrix Resurrections (Lana Wachowski)
  68. Titane (Julia Ducournau)
  69. I Was a Simple Man (Christopher Makoto Yogi)
  70. From the Planet of the Humans (Giovanni Cioni)
  71. Dune: Part One (Denis Villeneuve)
  72. Happening (Audrey Diwan)
  73. Eternals (Chloé Zhao)
  74. Dear Mr. Brody (Keith Maitland)
  75. Wrath of Man (Guy Ritchie)
  76. Old (M. Night Shyamalan)
  77. Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse (Stefano Sollima)
  78. The Woman in the Window (Joe Wright)
  79. The Soul (Cheng Wei-hao)
  80. Three Minutes: A Lengthening (Bianca Stigter)
  81. Casablanca Beats (Nabil Ayouch)
  82. The Green Knight (David Lowery)
  83. Home Sweet Home (Leste Chen)
  84. Spencer (Pablo Larraín)
  85. Pig (Michael Sarnoski)
  86. Life in a Day 2020 (Kevin Macdonald)

2020

  1. Days (Tsai Ming-liang)
  2. The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin) (C.W. Winter & Anders Edström)
  3. The Woman Who Ran (Hong Sang-soo)
  4. Short Vacation (Kwon Min-pyo & Seo Han-sol)
  5. Beginning (Déa Kulumbegashvili)
  6. Wife of a Spy (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  7. Malmkrog (Cristi Puiu)
  8. Lovers Rock (Steve McQueen)
  9. Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue (Jia Zhangke)
  10. The Disciple (Chaitanya Tamhane)
  11. Tesla (Michael Almereyda)
  12. Fauna (Nicolás Pereda)
  13. There are not thirty-six ways of showing a man getting on a horse. (Nicolás Zukerfeld)
  14. The Last City (Heinz Emigholz)
  15. Notturno (Giancranco Rosi)
  16. City Hall (Frederick Wiseman)
  17. Los Conductos (Camilo Restrepo)
  18. Red, White and Blue (Steve McQueen)
  19. The Calming (Song Fang)
  20. Education (Steve McQueen)
  21. The Metamorphosis of Birds (Catarina Vasconcelos)
  22. Expedition Content (Ernst Karel & Veronika Kusumaryati)
  23. Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets (Bill & Turner Ross)
  24. Mangrove (Steve McQueen)
  25. The Lobby (Heinz Emigholz)
  26. The Year of the Discovery (Luis López Carrasco)
  27. The Inheritance (Ephraim Asili)
  28. Monster Hunter (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  29. Isabella (Matías Piñeiro)
  30. Time (Garrett Bradley)
  31. The Salt of Tears (Philippe Garrel)
  32. Her Socialist Smile (John Gianvito)
  33. małni – towards the ocean, towards the shore (Sky Hopinka)
  34. Alex Wheatle (Steve McQueen)
  35. Da 5 Bloods (Spike Lee)
  36. Atarrabi and Mikelats (Eugène Green)
  37. Nomadland (Chloé Zhao)
  38. Undine (Christian Petzold)
  39. The American Sector (Courtney Stephens & Pacho Velez)
  40. All the Light We Can See (Pablo Escoto Luna)
  41. Dick Johnson Is Dead (Kirsten Johnson)
  42. Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time (Lili Horvát)
  43. Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago (Rob Christopher)
  44. Radiograph of a Family (Firouzeh Khosrovani)
  45. s01e03 (Kurt Walker)
  46. Let Them All Talk a.k.a. The Fall of 2019 (Steven Soderbergh)
  47. Never Rarely Sometimes Always (Eliza Hittman)
  48. The Eight Hundred (Guan Hu)
  49. The Midnight Sky (George Clooney)
  50. Mank (David Fincher)
  51. One Second (Zhang Yimou)
  52. The Courier (Dominic Cooke)
  53. Tenet (Christopher Nolan)
  54. Greenland (Ric Roman Waugh)
  55. Minari (Lee Isaac Chung)
  56. I’m Thinking of Ending Things (Charlie Kaufman)
  57. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Aaron Sorkin)
  58. WW84 (Patty Jenkins)
  59. Hamilton (Thomas Kail)
  60. Mulan (Niki Caro)

2019

  1. Martin Eden (Pietro Marcello)
  2. I Heard You Paint Houses (Martin Scorsese)
  3. To the Ends of the Earth (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  4. Fourteen (Dan Sallitt)
  5. Present.Perfect. (Zhu Shengze)
  6. Parasite (Bong Joon-ho)
  7. Uncut Gems (Josh & Benny Safdie)
  8. I Was at Home, But… (Angela Schanelec)
  9. Synonyms (Nadav Lapid)
  10. A Voluntary Year (Ulrich Köhler & Henner Winckler)
  11. Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
  12. The Traitor (Marco Bellocchio)
  13. Heimat Is a Space in Time (Thomas Heise)
  14. Just Don’t Think I’ll Scream (Frank Beauvais)
  15. Vitalina Varela (Pedro Costa)
  16. Cenote (Oda Kaori)
  17. First Cow (Kelly Reichardt)
  18. Marriage Story (Noah Baumbach)
  19. The Whistlers (Corneliu Porumboiu)
  20. Ghost Tropic (Bas Devos)
  21. Labyrinth of Cinema (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  22. The August Virgin (Jonás Trueba)
  23. Little Women (Greta Gerwig)
  24. Liberté (Albert Serra)
  25. Belonging (Burak Çevik)
  26. Bacurau (Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles)
  27. A Hidden Life (Terrence Malick)
  28. Pain and Glory (Pedro Almodóvar)
  29. The Wild Goose Lake (Diao Yinan)
  30. Sibyl (Justine Triet)
  31. Chasing Dream (Johnnie To)
  32. Ad Astra (James Gray)
  33. Better Days (Derek Tsang)
  34. Gyopo (Samuel Kiehoon Lee)
  35. Richard Jewell (Clint Eastwood)
  36. Young Ahmed (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  37. Zombi Child (Bertrand Bonello)
  38. Knives Out (Rian Johnson)
  39. Dark Waters (Todd Haynes)
  40. A Girl Missing (Fukada Koji)
  41. The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (Herman Yau)
  42. Ham on Rye (Tyler Taormina)
  43. Fire Will Come (Óliver Laxe)
  44. Motherless Brooklyn (Edward Norton)
  45. The Dead Don’t Die (Jim Jarmusch)
  46. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (Chad Stahelski)
  47. The Souvenir (Joanna Hogg)
  48. Us (Jordan Peele)
  49. High Flying Bird (Steven Soderbergh)
  50. Domino (Brian De Palma)
  51. The Plagiarists (Peter Parlow)
  52. Collective (Alexander Nanau)
  53. Gemini Man (Ang Lee)
  54. Atlantics (Mati Diop)
  55. Conjuring the Rolling Thunder Re-vue (Martin Scorsese)
  56. Anne at 13,000 Feet. (Kazik Radwanski)
  57. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (J.J. Abrams)
  58. Ready or Not (Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett)
  59. Happy Death Day 2U (Christopher Landon)
  60. Glass (M. Night Shyamalan)
  61. MS Slavic 7 (Sofia Bohdanowicz and Deragh Campbell)
  62. Honeyland (Tamara Kotevska & Ljubomir Stefanov)
  63. 21 Bridges (Brian Kirk)
  64. Toy Story 4 (Josh Cooley)
  65. Oroslan (Matjaz Ivanisin)
  66. Wasp Network (Olivier Assayas)
  67. Alita: Battle Angel (Robert Rodriguez)
  68. Avengers: Endgame (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  69. Sunrise/Sunset (Jong Ougie Pak)
  70. Krabi, 2562 (Ben Rivers & Anocha Suwichakornpong)
  71. Crawl (Alexandre Aja)
  72. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Céline Sciamma)
  73. The Lighthouse (Robert Eggers)
  74. Lingua Franca (Isabel Sandoval)
  75. Ema (Pablo Larraín)
  76. The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers & Kathleen Hepburn)
  77. Sound of Metal (Darius Marder)
  78. 6 Underground (Michael Bay)
  79. The Farewell (Lulu Wang)
  80. The Last Vermeer (Dan Friedkin)
  81. Joker (Todd Phillips)
  82. A City Called Macau (Li Shaohong)
  83. Hustlers (Lorene Scafaria)
  84. Midsommar (Ari Aster)
  85. Booksmart (Olivia Wilde)
  86. Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi)

2018

  1. La Flor (Mariano Llinás)
  2. Asako I & II (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
  3. Transit (Christian Petzold)
  4. Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Bi Gan)
  5. Grass (Hong Sang-soo)
  6. Ash Is Purest White (Jia Zhangke)
  7. Amanda (Mikhaël Hers)
  8. High Life (Claire Denis)
  9. The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
  10. An Elephant Sitting Still (Hu Bo)
  11. In My Room (Ulrich Köhler)
  12. Liz and the Blue Bird (Yamada Naoko)
  13. Her Smell (Alex Ross Perry)
  14. The Image Book (Jean-Luc Godard)
  15. The Grand Bizarre (Jodie Mack)
  16. Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Christopher McQuarrie)
  17. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  18. Hotel by the River (Hong Sang-soo)
  19. Bisbee ’17 (Robert Greene)
  20. “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” (Radu Jude)
  21. Unfriended: Dark Web (Stephen Susco)
  22. Monrovia, Indiana (Frederick Wiseman)
  23. Burning (Lee Chang-dong)
  24. If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
  25. Too Late to Die Young (Dominga Sotomayor)
  26. What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire? (Roberto Minervini)
  27. Happy as Lazzaro (Alice Rohrwacher)
  28. Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson)
  29. The Mule (Clint Eastwood)
  30. Support the Girls (Andrew Bujalski)
  31. A Star Is Born (Bradley Cooper)
  32. Non-Fiction (Olivier Assayas)
  33. Welcome to Marwen (Robert Zemeckis)
  34. 3 Faces (Jafar Panahi)
  35. Classical Period (Ted Fendt)
  36. Film Catastrophe (Paul Grivas)
  37. The Commuter (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  38. Infinite Football (Corneliu Porumboiu)
  39. The House That Jack Built (Lars von Trier)
  40. A Family Tour (Ying Liang)
  41. Notes on an Appearance (Ricky D’Ambrose)
  42. BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee)
  43. Coincoin and the Extra-Humans (Bruno Dumont)
  44. Ray & Liz (Richard Billingham)
  45. The World Is Full of Secrets (Graham Swon)
  46. Roma (Alfonso Cuarón)
  47. Diamantino (Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt)
  48. Shoot the Moon Right Between the Eyes (Graham L. Carter)
  49. Feast of the Epiphany (Michael Koresky & Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman)
  50. A Faithful Man (Louis Garrel)
  51. Your Face (Tsai Ming-liang)
  52. Suspiria (Luca Guadagnino)
  53. The Load (Ognjen Glavonić)
  54. The Great Pretender (Nathan Silver)
  55. Shoplifters (Koreeda Hirokazu)
  56. The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  57. Belmonte (Federico Veiroj)
  58. Den of Thieves (Christian Gudegast)
  59. Sophia Antipolis (Virgil Vernier)
  60. Cold War (Paweł Pawlikowski)
  61. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (RaMell Ross)
  62. Two Plains & a Fancy (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn)
  63. Game Night (John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein)
  64. The 15:17 to Paris (Clint Eastwood)
  65. Ready Player One (Steven Spielberg)
  66. Relaxer (Joel Potrykus)
  67. Diane (Kent Jones)
  68. Climax (Gaspar Noé)
  69. Knife + Heart (Yann Gonzalez)
  70. Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (Yuen Woo-ping)
  71. Black Panther (Ryan Coogler)
  72. Ant-Man and the Wasp (Peyton Reed)
  73. Dear Ex (Mag Hsu & Hsu Chih-yen)
  74. Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley)
  75. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Bob Persichetti & Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman)
  76. Minding the Gap (Bing Liu)
  77. Unsane (Steven Soderbergh)
  78. Yara (Abbas Fahdel)
  79. Dead Horse Nebula (Tarık Aktaş)
  80. Incredibles 2 (Brad Bird)
  81. Cam (Daniel Goldhaber)
  82. Solo: A Star Wars Story (Ron Howard)
  83. Acid Forest (Rugilė Barždziukaitė)
  84. The Guilty (Gustav Möller)
  85. Widows (Steve McQueen)
  86. Long Way Home (André Novais Oliveira)
  87. Fausto (Andrea Bussmann)
  88. The Old Man & the Gun (David Lowery)
  89. Avengers: Infinity War (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  90. The Miseducation of Cameron Post (Desiree Akhavan)
  91. Leave No Trace (Debra Granik)
  92. Under the Silver Lake (David Robert Mitchell)
  93. First Man (Damien Chazelle)
  94. The Land of Steady Habits (Nicole Holofcener)
  95. On Her Shoulders (Alexandria Bombach)
  96. Shirkers (Sandi Tan)
  97. A Bread Factory – Part Two: Walk With Me a While (Patrick Wang)
  98. A Bread Factory – Part One: For the Sake of Gold (Patrick Wang)
  99. Madeline’s Madeline (Josephine Decker)
  100. Shadow (Zhang Yimou)
  101. Hereditary (Ari Aster)
  102. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Susan Johnson)
  103. People’s Republic of Desire (Wu Hao)
  104. Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham)
  105. Sunset (Nemes László)
  106. Forever Young (Li Fangfang)
  107. Searching (Aneesh Chaganty)
  108. In Fabric (Peter Strickland)
  109. My First Film (Zia Anger)
  110. Vice (Adam McKay)
  111. Crazy Rich Asians (Jon M. Chu)

2017

  1. Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch)
  2. Hanagatami (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  3. On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sang-soo)
  4. The Day After (Hong Sang-soo)
  5. First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
  6. Claire’s Camera (Hong Sang-soo)
  7. ★ (Johann Lurf)
  8. Streetscapes [Dialogue] (Heniz Emigholz)
  9. Princess Cyd (Stephen Cone)
  10. Faces Places (Agnès Varda & JR)
  11. Good Time (Josh & Benny Safdie)
  12. Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  13. The Work (Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous)
  14. Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
  15. Downsizing (Alexander Payne)
  16. Let the Sunshine In (Claire Denis)
  17. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (S. S. Rajamouli)
  18. Before We Vanish (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  19. Western (Valeska Grisebach)
  20. Golden Exits (Alex Ross Perry)
  21. Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig)
  22. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Noah Baumbach)
  23. 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute) (Robin Campillo)
  24. Marjorie Prime (Michael Almereyda)
  25. Call Me by Your Name (Luca Guadagnino)
  26. The Post (Steven Spielberg)
  27. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Rian Johnson)
  28. Mrs. Hyde (Serge Bozon)
  29. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (Frederick Wiseman)
  30. Wonderstruck (Todd Haynes)
  31. Song to Song (Terrence Malick)
  32. The Florida Project (Sean Baker)
  33. Good Manners (Juliana Rojas & Marco Dutra)
  34. Ismael’s Ghosts (Arnaud Desplechin)
  35. Brawl in Cell Block 99 (S. Craig Zahler)
  36. Person to Person (Dustin Guy Defa)
  37. Tonsler Park (Kevin Jerome Everson)
  38. John Wick: Chapter 2 (Chad Stahelski)
  39. Get Out (Jordan Peele)
  40. Lover for a Day (Philippe Garrel)
  41. The Wandering Soap Opera (Raúl Ruiz & Valeria Sarmiento)
  42. The Rider (Chloé Zhao)
  43. The Great Buddha+ (Huang Hsin-yao)
  44. Girls Trip (Malcolm D. Lee)
  45. Last Flag Flying (Richard Linklater)
  46. Drift (Helena Wittmann)
  47. Escapes (Michael Almereyda)
  48. SPL: Paradox (Wilson Yip)
  49. Mercury in Retrograde (Michael Glover Smith)
  50. Gemini (Aaron Katz)
  51. Logan Lucky (Steven Soderbergh)
  52. Caniba (Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel)
  53. PROTOTYPE (Blake Williams)
  54. The Green Fog (Guy Maddin & Evan Johnson & Galen Johnson)
  55. Thirst Street (Nathan Silver)
  56. Let the Corpses Tan (Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani)
  57. The Wild Boys (Bertrand Mandico)
  58. The Other Side of Hope (Aki Kaurismäki)
  59. The Beguiled (Sofia Coppola)
  60. Mudbound (Dee Rees)
  61. Félicité (Alain Gomis)
  62. Alien: Covenant (Ridley Scott)
  63. Baby Driver (Edgar Wright)
  64. Okja (Bong Joon-ho)
  65. Milla (Valérie Massadian)
  66. Bronx Gothic (Andrew Rossi)
  67. Forest Movie (Matthew Taylor Blais)
  68. Maison du bonheur (Sofia Bohdanowicz)
  69. The Square (Ruben Östlund)
  70. Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (Travis Wilkerson)
  71. 24 Frames (Abbas Kiarostami)
  72. A Skin So Soft (Denis Côté)
  73. Wonder Wheel (Woody Allen)
  74. En el Séptimo Día (Jim McKay)
  75. Fail to Appear (Antoine Bourges)
  76. Last Men in Aleppo (Feras Fayyad)
  77. Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve)
  78. Thelma (Joachim Trier)
  79. Ava (Sadaf Foroughi)
  80. All the Money in the World (Ridley Scott)
  81. Dunkirk (Christopher Nolan)
  82. Jane (Brett Morgen)
  83. Radio Mary (Gary Walkow)
  84. Memoir of War (Emmanuel Finkiel)
  85. Columbus (Kogonada)
  86. Spettacolo (Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen)
  87. A Ghost Story (David Lowery)
  88. Happy Death Day (Christopher Landon)
  89. Coco (Lee Unkrich)
  90. Casting JonBenet (Kitty Green)
  91. The Fate of the Furious (F. Gary Gray)
  92. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (James Gunn)
  93. From Nine to Nine (Neil Bahadur)
  94. Beach Rats (Eliza Hittman)
  95. Orders (Eric Marsh & Andrew Stasiulis)
  96. The Lego Batman Movie (Chris McKay)
  97. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin McDonagh)
  98. The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro)
  99. Atomic Blonde (David Leitch)
  100. The Big Sick (Michael Showalter)
  101. Love, Cecil (Lisa Immordino Vreeland)
  102. 12 Days (Raymond Depardon)
  103. Wind River (Taylor Sheridan)
  104. Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (Sydney Freeland)
  105. The Disaster Artist (James Franco)
  106. Kong: Skull Island (Jordan Vogt-Roberts)
  107. Ingrid Goes West (Matt Spicer)
  108. Saving Brinton (Tommy Haines & John Richard & Andrew Sherburne)
  109. Wonder Woman (Patty Jenkins)
  110. Logan (James Mangold)
  111. Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (Bruno Dumont)
  112. Gook (Justin Chon)
  113. You Were Never Really Here (Lynne Ramsay)
  114. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  115. I, Tonya (Craig Gillespie)
  116. mother! (Darren Aronofsky)
  117. Le Redoutable (Michel Hazanavicius)

2016

  1. Yourself and Yours (Hong Sang-soo)
  2. Silence (Martin Scorsese)
  3. Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)
  4. Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson)
  5. Manchester By the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan)
  6. HyperNormalisation (Adam Curtis)
  7. Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt)
  8. The Human Surge (Eduardo Williams)
  9. Sieranevada (Cristi Puiu)
  10. The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook)
  11. Kate Plays Christine (Robert Greene)
  12. 20th Century Women (Mike Mills)
  13. O.J.: Made in America (Ezra Edelman)
  14. Elle (Paul Verhoeven)
  15. Beduino (Júlio Bressane)
  16. By the Time It Gets Dark (Anocha Suwichakornpong)
  17. The Dreamed Path (Angela Schanelec)
  18. Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve)
  19. Creepy (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  20. Nocturama (Bertrand Bonello)
  21. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  22. Aquarius (Kleber Mendonça Filho)
  23. The Shallows (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  24. Sully (Clint Eastwood)
  25. Shin Godzilla (Anno Hideaki and Higuchi Shinji)
  26. The Edge of Seventeen (Kelly Fremon Craig)
  27. Everybody Wants Some!! (Richard Linklater)
  28. The Son of Joseph (Eugène Green)
  29. Hermia & Helena (Matías Piñeiro)
  30. Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)
  31. Love & Friendship (Whit Stillman)
  32. The Lost City of Z (James Gray)
  33. Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids (Jonathan Demme)
  34. I Am Not Madame Bovary (Feng Xiaogang)
  35. Allied (Robert Zemeckis)
  36. I Am Not Your Negro (Raoul Peck)
  37. Victoria (Justine Triet)
  38. Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)
  39. Julieta (Pedro Almodóvar)
  40. Another Year (Zhu Shengze)
  41. The Ornithologist (João Pedro Rodrigues)
  42. Fire at Sea (Gianfranco Rosi)
  43. The Competition (Claire Simon)
  44. Tower (Keith Maitland)
  45. Rules Don’t Apply (Warren Beatty)
  46. Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)
  47. Kubo and the Two Strings (Travis Knight)
  48. Starless Dreams (Mehrdad Oskouei)
  49. A Quiet Passion (Terence Davies)
  50. The Unknown Girl (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  51. Your Name. (Shinkai Makoto)
  52. Three (Johnnie To)
  53. The Illinois Parables (Deborah Stratman)
  54. Two Lottery Tickets (Paul Negoescu)
  55. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone)
  56. Kékszakállú (Gastón Solnicki)
  57. Rat Film (Theo Anthony)
  58. Mimosas (Óliver Laxe)
  59. The Mermaid (Stephen Chow)
  60. The Death of Louis XIV (Albert Serra)
  61. Staying Vertical (Alain Guiraudie)
  62. My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (Dash Shaw)
  63. Dark Skull (Kiro Russo)
  64. Scarred Hearts (Radu Jude)
  65. Café Society (Woody Allen)
  66. Hail, Caesar! (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  67. Rogue One (Gareth Edwards)
  68. Weiner (Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg)
  69. Dawson City: Frozen Time (Bill Morrison)
  70. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Zack Snyder)
  71. Split (M. Night Shyamalan)
  72. A Cure for Wellness (Gore Verbinski)
  73. The Future Perfect (Nele Wohlatz)
  74. Bad Black (Nabwana IGG)
  75. Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie)
  76. Arrival (Denis Villeneuve)
  77. Always Shine (Sophia Takal)
  78. The Love Witch (Anna Biller)
  79. Neruda (Pablo Larraín)
  80. Don’t Breathe (Fede Álvarez)
  81. 4 Days in France (Jérôme Reybaud)
  82. Electro-Pythagoras: A Portrait of Martin Bartlett (Luke Fowler)
  83. Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (Terrence Malick)
  84. Lemonade (Kahlil Joseph and Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
  85. Harmonium (Fukada Koji)
  86. Graduation (Cristian Mungiu)
  87. Indignation (James Schamus)
  88. Moana (John Musker & Ron Clements)
  89. The Nice Guys (Shane Black)
  90. 10 Cloverfield Lane (Dan Trachtenberg)
  91. Hacksaw Ridge (Mel Gibson)
  92. I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach)
  93. After the Storm (Koreeda Hirokazu)
  94. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Juho Kuosmanen)
  95. Close Relations (Vitaly Mansky)
  96. Werewolf (Ashley McKenzie)
  97. The Great Wall (Zhang Yimou)
  98. Fences (Denzel Washington)
  99. Midnight Special (Jeff Nichols)
  100. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (David Yates)
  101. Sing Street (John Carney)
  102. Raw (Julia Ducournau)
  103. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (Nicholas Stoller)
  104. X-Men: Apocalypse (Bryan Singer)
  105. Captain America: Civil War (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  106. Looking at the Stars (Alexandre Peralta)
  107. Doctor Strange (Scott Derrickson)
  108. Deepwater Horizon (Peter Berg)
  109. Cézanne et moi (Danièle Thompson)
  110. Zootopia (Byron Howard & Rich Moore)
  111. The Jungle Book (Jon Favreau)
  112. American Honey (Andrea Arnold)
  113. The Magnificent Seven (Antoine Fuqua)
  114. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Taika Waititi)
  115. The Void (Jeremy Gillespie & Steven Kostanski)
  116. Jason Bourne (Paul Greengrass)
  117. Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (Ang Lee)
  118. Nerve (Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman)
  119. Passengers (Morten Tyldum)
  120. A Monster Calls (J.A. Bayona)
  121. The Huntsman: Winter’s War (Cedric Nicolas-Troyan)
  122. Money Monster (Jodie Foster)
  123. Keanu (Peter Atencio)
  124. Nocturnal Animals (Tom Ford)
  125. 13th (Ava DuVernay)
  126. House of Little Deaths (Scout Tafoya)
  127. Ma’ Rosa (Brillante Mendoza)
  128. Lion (Garth Davis)
  129. La La Land (Damien Chazelle)
  130. As You Are (Miles Joris-Peyrafitte)
  131. Jackie (Pablo Larraín)
  132. Christine (Antonio Campos)
  133. Live by Night (Ben Affleck)
  134. Assassin’s Creed (Justin Kurzel)
  135. Hidden Figures (Theodore Melfi)
  136. Deadpool (Tim Miller)
  137. Don’t Think Twice (Mike Birbiglia)
  138. The Neon Demon (Nicolas Winding Refn)
  139. Now You See Me 2 (Jon M. Chu)
  140. Swiss Army Man (Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert)
  141. Suicide Squad (David Ayer)

2015

  1. Mountains May Depart (Jia Zhangke)
  2. The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  3. Carol (Todd Haynes)
  4. Cemetery of Splendour (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  5. Blackhat (Michael Mann)
  6. Right Now, Wrong Then (Hong Sang-soo)
  7. Mistress America (Noah Baumbach)
  8. Happy Hour (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
  9. Journey to the Shore (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  10. Afternoon (Tsai Ming-liang)
  11. SPL II: A Time for Consequences (Soi Cheang)
  12. Aragane (Oda Kaori)
  13. Bitter Lake (Adam Curtis)
  14. My Golden Days (Arnaud Desplechin)
  15. Kaili Blues (Bi Gan)
  16. Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party (Stephen Cone)
  17. Garoto (Júlio Bressane)
  18. Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)
  19. Aloha (Cameron Crowe)
  20. Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story (Michael Almereyda)
  21. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (Christopher McQuarrie)
  22. Magic Mike XXL (Gregory Jacobs)
  23. The Other Side (Roberto Minervini)
  24. Sunset Song (Terence Davies)
  25. Queen of Earth (Alex Ross Perry)
  26. Office (Johnnie To)
  27. The Forbidden Room (Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson)
  28. The Walk (Robert Zemeckis)
  29. Baahubali: The Beginning (S. S. Rajamouli)
  30. Sicario (Denis Villeneuve)
  31. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (J.J. Abrams)
  32. Results (Andrew Bujalski)
  33. In the Shadow of Women (Philippe Garrel)
  34. John From (João Nicolau)
  35. Field Niggas (Khalik Allah)
  36. Lost and Beautiful (Pietro Marcello)
  37. The Hateful Eight (Quentin Tarantino)
  38. Avengers: Age of Ultron (Joss Whedon)
  39. Knight of Cups (Terrence Malick)
  40. Run All Night (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  41. In Transit (Albert Maysles & Lynn True & David Usui & Nelson Walker & Ben Wu)
  42. Creed (Ryan Coogler)
  43. Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg)
  44. The Treasure (Corneliu Porumboiu)
  45. Tangerine (Sean Baker)
  46. 45 Years (Andrew Haigh)
  47. Mustang (Deniz Gamze Ergüven)
  48. Our Little Sister (Koreeda Hirokazu)
  49. Inside Out (Pete Docter)
  50. The Academy of Muses (José Luis Guerin)
  51. James White (Josh Mond)
  52. The Martian (Ridley Scott)
  53. Aferim! (Radu Jude)
  54. Dead Slow Ahead (Mauro Herce)
  55. Spotlight (Tom McCarthy)
  56. Brooklyn (John Crowley)
  57. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller)
  58. Valley of Love (Guillaume Nicloux)
  59. De Palma (Noah Baumbach & Jake Paltrow)
  60. Joy (David O. Russell)
  61. Green Room (Jeremy Saulnier)
  62. The Invitation (Karyn Kusama)
  63. The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  64. The Fits (Anna Rose Holmer)
  65. Steve Jobs (Danny Boyle)
  66. I Don’t Belong Anywhere: Le cinéma de Chantal Akerman (Marianne Lambert)
  67. A Bigger Splash (Luca Guadagnino)
  68. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Francis Lawrence)
  69. April and the Extraordinary World (Christian Desmares & Franck Ekinci)
  70. 88:88 (Isiah Medina)
  71. Helios (Longman Leung & Sunny Luk)
  72. Everest (Baltasar Kormákur)
  73. Minotaur (Nicolás Pereda)
  74. Demolition (Jean-Marc Vallée)
  75. Francofonia (Alexander Sokurov)
  76. Trainwreck (Judd Apatow)
  77. No Home Movie (Chantal Akerman)
  78. Ant-Man (Peyton Reed)
  79. High-Rise (Ben Wheatley)
  80. Eye in the Sky (Gavin Hood)
  81. The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers (Ben Rivers)
  82. The Witch: A New-England Folktale (Robert Eggers)
  83. Krisha (Trey Edward Shults)
  84. Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra)
  85. Straight Outta Compton (F. Gary Gray)
  86. Furious 7 (James Wan)
  87. Room (Lenny Abrahamson)
  88. Anomalisa (Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson)
  89. The Wolfpack (Crystal Moselle)
  90. Song of Lahore (Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy & Andy Schocken)
  91. Cobain: Montage of Heck (Brett Morgen)
  92. Spectre (Sam Mendes)
  93. Son of Saul (Nemes László)
  94. The Gift (Joel Edgerton)
  95. Cosmos (Andrzej Żuławski)
  96. Chi-Raq (Spike Lee)
  97. Macbeth (Justin Kurzel)
  98. The Revenant (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  99. Black Mass (Scott Cooper)
  100. In the Heart of the Sea (Ron Howard)
  101. Beasts of No Nation (Cary Joji Fukunaga)
  102. The Danish Girl (Tom Hooper)
  103. The Big Short (Adam McKay)
  104. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Alfonso Gomez-Rejon)
  105. The Leisure Class (Jason Mann)

2014

  1. Phoenix (Christian Petzold)
  2. Jauja (Lisandro Alonso)
  3. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 2 (Johnnie To)
  4. Horse Money (Pedro Costa)
  5. Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  6. Goodbye to Language (Jean-Luc Godard)
  7. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
  8. Hill of Freedom (Hong Sang-soo)
  9. Gone Girl (David Fincher)
  10. The Princess of France (Matías Piñeiro)
  11. Listen Up Philip (Alex Ross Perry)
  12. Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
  13. Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  14. Not My Type (Lucas Belvaux)
  15. Two Shots Fired (Martín Rejtman)
  16. Journey to the West (Tsai Ming-liang)
  17. L for Leisure (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn)
  18. Beloved Sisters (Dominik Graf)
  19. The Mend (John Magary)
  20. The Midnight After (Fruit Chan)
  21. Non-Stop (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  22. John Wick (Chad Stahelski and David Leitch)
  23. When Marnie Was There (Yonebayashi Hiromasa)
  24. Polizeiruf 110: Smoke on the Water (Dominik Graf)
  25. Heaven Knows What (Josh & Benny Safdie)
  26. Unfriended (Leo Gabriadze)
  27. Clouds of Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas)
  28. P’tit Quinquin (Bruno Dumont)
  29. Buzzard (Joel Potrykus)
  30. Saint Laurent (Bertrand Bonello)
  31. Actress (Robert Greene)
  32. Güeros (Alonso Ruizpalacios)
  33. Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait (Ossama Mohammed & Wiam Simav Bedirxan)
  34. Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
  35. Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy)
  36. The Duke of Burgundy (Peter Strickland)
  37. Seven Weeks (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  38. Hit 2 Pass (Kurt Walker)
  39. It Follows (David Robert Mitchell)
  40. Edge of Tomorrow (Doug Liman)
  41. The Lego Movie (Phil Lord & Chris Miller)
  42. Interstellar (Christopher Nolan)
  43. Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn)
  44. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  45. Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller)
  46. What We Do in the Shadows (Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi)
  47. Ex Machina (Alex Garland)
  48. X-Men: Days of Future Past (Bryan Singer)
  49. Selma (Ava DuVernay)
  50. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Francis Lawrence)
  51. Big Hero 6 (Don Hall & Chris Williams)
  52. Love & Mercy (Bill Pohlad)
  53. Meet the Patels (Geeta V. Patel & Ravi V. Patel)
  54. The Distance (Sergio Caballero)
  55. Fury (David Ayer)
  56. The Imitation Game (Morten Tyldum)
  57. Birdman, or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  58. The Theory of Everything (James Marsh)
  59. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Marc Webb)
  60. Kingsman: The Secret Service (Matthew Vaughn)

2013

  1. Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-liang)
  2. Manakamana (Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez)
  3. The Grandmaster (Wong Kar-wai)
  4. The Wind Rises (Miyazaki Hayao)
  5. Nobody’s Daughter Haewon (Hong Sang-soo)
  6. Before Midnight (Richard Linklater)
  7. Bastards (Claire Denis)
  8. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Takahata Isao)
  9. Our Sunhi (Hong Sang-soo)
  10. Tirez la langue, mademoiselle (Axelle Ropert)
  11. The Strange Little Cat (Ramon Zürcher)
  12. Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  13. The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)
  14. A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke)
  15. Blind Detective (Johnnie To)
  16. Coherence (James Ward Byrkit)
  17. The Immigrant (James Gray)
  18. Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie)
  19. Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski)
  20. Sentimental Education (Júlio Bressane)
  21. Exhibition (Joanna Hogg)
  22. The World’s End (Edgar Wright)
  23. The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola)
  24. Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-ho)
  25. Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer)
  26. The Guests (Ken Jacobs)
  27. Night Moves (Kelly Reichardt)
  28. 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)
  29. Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón)
  30. Her (Spike Jonze)
  31. Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)
  32. Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass)
  33. Boy and the World (Alê Abreu)
  34. Blue Ruin (Jeremy Saulnier)
  35. Locke (Steven Knight)
  36. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Francis Lawrence)
  37. Pacific Rim (Guillermo del Toro)
  38. American Hustle (David O. Russell)
  39. Star Trek Into Darkness (J.J. Abrams)
  40. Frozen (Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee)
  41. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Peter Jackson)
  42. Iron Man 3 (Shane Black)
  43. Man of Steel (Zack Snyder)
  44. Elysium (Neill Blomkamp)
  45. The Heat (Paul Feig)
  46. World War Z (Marc Forster)
  47. Monsters University (Dan Scanlon)
  48. The Wolverine (James Mangold)
  49. Now You See Me (Louis Leterrier)
  50. Thor: The Dark World (Alan Taylor)
  51. Olympus Has Fallen (Antoine Fuqua)
  52. Despicable Me 2 (Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud)
  53. Only God Forgives (Nicolas Winding Refn)

2012

  1. Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami)
  2. Passion (Brian De Palma)
  3. Drug War (Johnnie To)
  4. Romancing in Thin Air (Johnnie To)
  5. In Another Country (Hong Sang-soo)
  6. Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach)
  7. Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
  8. Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
  9. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
  10. differently, Molussia (Nicolas Rey)
  11. You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet (Alain Resnais)
  12. The Unspeakable Act (Dan Sallitt)
  13. To the Wonder (Terrence Malick)
  14. Resident Evil: Retribution (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  15. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  16. Barbara (Christian Petzold)
  17. Casting Blossoms to the Sky (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  18. Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (Anno Hideaki)
  19. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (Don Hertzfeldt)
  20. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer)
  21. Motorway (Soi Cheang)
  22. Leviathan (Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel)
  23. Cloud Atlas (Lana & Lilly Wachowski & Tom Tykwer)
  24. A Month in Thailand (Paul Negoescu)
  25. Viola (Matías Piñeiro)
  26. Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
  27. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)
  28. Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg)
  29. Prometheus (Ridley Scott)
  30. Skyfall (Sam Mendes)
  31. Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
  32. Easy Rider (James Benning)
  33. Dredd (Pete Travis)
  34. Argo (Ben Affleck)
  35. Life of Pi (Ang Lee)
  36. Looper (Rian Johnson)
  37. The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan)
  38. The Avengers (Joss Whedon)
  39. Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley)
  40. Mekong Hotel (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  41. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine)
  42. Krivina (Igor Drljaca)
  43. Simon Killer (Antonio Campos)
  44. The Hunger Games (Gary Ross)
  45. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson)
  46. Me @ the Zoo (Chris Moukarbel & Valerie Veatch)
  47. The Amazing Spider-Man (Marc Webb)
  48. Les Misérables (Tom Hooper)
  49. The Words (Brian Klugman & Lee Sternthal)
  50. Game Change (Jay Roach)

2011

  1. The Day He Arrives (Hong Sang-soo)
  2. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)
  3. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Johnnie To)
  4. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan)
  5. This Is Not a Film (Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb)
  6. Dreileben: Beats Being Dead (Christian Petzold)
  7. Dreileben: Don’t Follow Me Around (Dominik Graf)
  8. The Color Wheel (Alex Ross Perry)
  9. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (David Fincher)
  10. The Loneliest Planet (Julia Loktev)
  11. All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (Adam Curtis)
  12. A World Without Women (Guillaume Brac)
  13. Low Life (Nicolas Klotz)
  14. The Pettifogger (Lewis Klahr)
  15. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (Brad Bird)
  16. Melancholia (Lars von Trier)
  17. The Wise Kids (Stephen Cone)
  18. Slow Action (Ben Rivers)
  19. Unknown (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  20. Pina (Wim Wenders)
  21. Life Without Principle (Johnnie To)
  22. House of Tolerance (Bertrand Bonello)
  23. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (David Gelb)
  24. Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen)
  25. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi)
  26. Moneyball (Bennett Miller)
  27. Hugo (Martin Scorsese)
  28. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (Guy Ritchie)
  29. Rosalinda (Matías Piñeiro)
  30. Pariah (Dee Rees)
  31. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson)
  32. The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius)
  33. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (David Yates)
  34. Bridesmaids (Paul Feig)
  35. Dreileben: One Minute of Darkness (Christoph Hochhäusler)
  36. Elegy to the Visitor from the Revolution (Lav Diaz)
  37. X-Men: First Class (Matthew Vaughn)
  38. Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn)
  39. War Horse (Steven Spielberg)
  40. Life in a Day (Kevin Macdonald)
  41. Captain America: The First Avenger (Joe Johnston)
  42. Thor (Kenneth Branagh)

2010

  1. Mysteries of Lisbon (Raúl Ruiz)
  2. Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami)
  3. Meek’s Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt)
  4. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  5. Hahaha (Hong Sang-soo)
  6. Oki’s Movie (Hong Sang-soo)
  7. Love in a Puff (Pang Ho-cheung)
  8. The City Below (Christoph Hochhäusler)
  9. Film Socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. The Ghost Writer (Roman Polański)
  11. The Strange Case of Angelica (Manoel de Oliveira)
  12. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Edgar Wright)
  13. The Social Network (David Fincher)
  14. Unstoppable (Tony Scott)
  15. I Wish I Knew (Jia Zhangke)
  16. Resident Evil: Afterlife (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  17. True Grit (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  18. The Arbor (Clio Barnard)
  19. Archipelago (Joanna Hogg)
  20. Toy Story 3 (Lee Unkrich)
  21. Winter’s Bone (Debra Granik)
  22. Inside Job (Charles Ferguson)
  23. Chantal Akerman, From Here (Gustavo Beck & Leonardo Ferreira)
  24. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Werner Herzog)
  25. Inception (Christopher Nolan)
  26. Ip Man 2 (Wilson Yip)
  27. Exit Through the Gift Shop (Banksy)
  28. The Fighter (David O. Russell)
  29. ANPO: Art X War (Linda Hoaglund)
  30. The King’s Speech (Tom Hooper)
  31. Tangled (Nathan Greno & Byron Howard)
  32. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (David Yates)
  33. Despicable Me (Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud)
  34. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Michael Apted)
  35. The A-Team (Joe Carnahan)
  36. Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau)
  37. The Karate Kid (Harold Zwart)
  38. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (David Slade)
  39. Love Sex Aur Dhokha (Dibakar Banerjee)
  40. Extraordinary Measures (Tom Vaughan)

2009

  1. Oxhide II (Liu Jiayin)
  2. It Felt Like a Kiss (Adam Curtis)
  3. Disorder (Huang Weikai)
  4. Like You Know It All (Hong Sang-soo)
  5. Accident (Soi Cheang)
  6. Public Enemies (Michael Mann)
  7. Orphan (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  8. Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
  9. Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson)
  10. Sweetgrass (Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor)
  11. Face (Tsai Ming-liang)
  12. Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (Anno Hideaki)
  13. Mundane History (Anocha Suwichakorpong)
  14. Trash Humpers (Harmony Korine)
  15. White Material (Claire Denis)
  16. Duplicity (Tony Gilroy)
  17. Impolex (Alex Ross Perry)
  18. Blondes in the Jungle (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn)
  19. A Serious Man (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  20. Up (Pete Docter)
  21. Dogtooth (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  22. Star Trek (J.J. Abrams)
  23. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (Tony Scott)
  24. Coraline (Henry Selick)
  25. Red Cliff Part II (John Woo)
  26. Sherlock Holmes (Guy Ritchie)
  27. Avatar (James Cameron)
  28. Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold)
  29. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (David Yates)
  30. 3 Idiots (Rajkumar Hirani)
  31. The Rules of Film Noir (Elaine Donnelly Pieper)
  32. Gamer (Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor)
  33. Up in the Air (Jason Reitman)
  34. Invictus (Clint Eastwood)
  35. Angels & Demons (Ron Howard)
  36. Mao’s Last Dancer (Bruce Beresford)
  37. Michael Jackson’s This Is It (Kenny Ortega)
  38. 17 Again (Burr Steers)
  39. The Soloist (Joe Wright)
  40. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Gavin Hood)
  41. (500) Days of Summer (Marc Webb)
  42. Bride Wars (Gary Winick)
  43. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Michael Bay)

2008

  1. Sparrow (Johnnie To)
  2. Night and Day (Hong Sang-soo)
  3. 35 Shots of Rum (Claire Denis)
  4. The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel)
  5. Tokyo Sonata (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  6. Speed Racer (Antonio Campos)
  7. Historias extraordinarias (Mariano Llinás)
  8. Two Lovers (James Gray)
  9. Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)
  10. 24 City (Jia Zhangke)
  11. L’Idiot (Pierre Léon)
  12. Afterschool (Antonio Campos)
  13. Burn After Reading (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  14. WALL-E (Andrew Stanton)
  15. The Beaches of Agnès (Agnès Varda)
  16. The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow)
  17. Red Cliff (John Woo)
  18. Ip Man (Wilson Yip)
  19. Cape No. 7 (Wei Te-sheng)
  20. The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan)
  21. Iron Man (Jon Favreau)
  22. Cloverfield (Matt Reeves)
  23. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Steven Spielberg)
  24. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (David Fincher)
  25. Taken (Pierre Morel)
  26. Bronson (Nicolas Winding Refn)
  27. Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman)
  28. Bolt (Chris Williams & Byron Howard)
  29. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Andrew Adamson)
  30. 102 Minutes That Changed America (Nicole Rittenmeyer & Seth Skundrick)
  31. The Forbidden Kingdom (Rob Minkoff)
  32. Quantum of Solace (Marc Forster)
  33. Hancock (Peter Berg)
  34. 27 Dresses (Anne Fletcher)
  35. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Rob Cohen)
  36. The Express (Gary Fleder)
  37. Twilight (Catherine Hardwicke)
  38. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Dave Filoni)
  39. Jumper (Doug Liman)

2007

  1. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (Adam Curtis)
  2. Zodiac (David Fincher)
  3. Death Proof (Quentin Tarantino)
  4. La France (Serge Bozon)
  5. Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy)
  6. Hannah Takes the Stairs (Joe Swanberg)
  7. My Blueberry Nights (Wong Kar-wai)
  8. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  9. Profit motive and the whispering wind (John Gianvito)
  10. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu)
  11. Useless (Jia Zhangke)
  12. Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (Anno Hideaki)
  13. Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright)
  14. The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)
  15. No Country for Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  16. Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud)
  17. Resident Evil: Extinction (Russell Mulcahy)
  18. Lust, Caution (Ang Lee)
  19. Ratatouille (Brad Bird)
  20. The Bourne Ultimatum (Paul Greengrass)
  21. Secret (Jay Chou)
  22. Unrelated (Joanna Hogg)
  23. Viva (Anna Biller)
  24. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (David Yates)
  25. Spider-Man 3 (Sam Raimi)
  26. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (Jon Turteltaub)
  27. Redacted (Brian De Palma)
  28. Flash Point (Wilson Yip)
  29. Live Free or Die Hard (Len Wiseman)
  30. Blades of Glory (Will Speck & Josh Gordon)
  31. Stardust (Matthew Vaughn)
  32. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (Gore Verbinski)
  33. Rush Hour 3 (Brett Ratner)
  34. The Great Debaters (Denzel Washington)
  35. Mr. Bean’s Holiday (Steve Bendelack)
  36. Shrek the Third (Chris Miller)
  37. Transformers (Michael Bay)
  38. The Game Plan (Andy Fickman)
  39. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (Tim Story)
  40. The Golden Compass (Chris Weitz)
  41. The Last Mimzy (Bob Shaye)
  42. Evan Almighty (Tom Shadyac)
  43. Lars and the Real Girl (Craig Gillespie)

2006

  1. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  2. Miami Vice (Michael Mann)
  3. Inland Empire (David Lynch)
  4. Election 2 (Johnnie To)
  5. Still Life (Jia Zhangke)
  6. Deja Vu (Tony Scott)
  7. Marie Antoinette (Sofia Coppola)
  8. Woman on the Beach (Hong Sang-soo)
  9. I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone (Tsai Ming-liang)
  10. Exiled (Johnnie To)
  11. Old Joy (Kelly Reichardt)
  12. Day Night Day Night (Julia Loktev)
  13. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón)
  14. The Host (Bong Joon-ho)
  15. Dong (Jia Zhangke)
  16. The Devil Wears Prada (David Frankel)
  17. Là-bas (Chantal Akerman)
  18. The Black Dahlia (Brian De Palma)
  19. Casino Royale (Martin Campbell)
  20. Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro)
  21. The Prestige (Christopher Nolan)
  22. The Departed (Martin Scorsese)
  23. Mission: Impossible III (J.J. Abrams)
  24. Curse of the Golden Flower (Zhang Yimou)
  25. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (Gore Verbinski)
  26. Happy Feet (George Miller)
  27. Cars (John Lasseter)
  28. Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (Lisa Ades & Lesli Klainberg)
  29. Night at the Museum (Shawn Levy)
  30. X-Men: The Last Stand (Brett Ratner)
  31. Monster House (Gil Kenan)
  32. The Da Vinci Code (Ron Howard)
  33. Eragon (Stefan Fangmeier)
  34. Southland Tales (Richard Kelly)
  35. Live Freaky! Die Freaky! (John Roecker)

2005

  1. The New World (Terrence Malick)
  2. Oxhide (Liu Jiayin)
  3. Tale of Cinema (Hong Sang-soo)
  4. Through the Forest (Jean-Paul Civeyrac)
  5. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu)
  6. Caché (Michael Haneke)
  7. The Wayward Cloud (Tsai Ming-liang)
  8. Election (Johnnie To)
  9. Perhaps Love (Peter Chan)
  10. The Squid and the Whale (Noah Baumbach)
  11. Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee)
  12. Lady Vengeance (Park Chan-wook)
  13. House of Wax (Jaume Collet-Serra)
  14. King Kong (Peter Jackson)
  15. Batman Begins (Christopher Nolan)
  16. Pride & Prejudice (Joe Wright)
  17. SPL: Kill Zone (Wilson Yip)
  18. Serenity (Joss Whedon)
  19. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (George Lucas)
  20. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Mike Newell)
  21. March of the Penguins (Luc Jacquet)
  22. Cinderella Man (Ron Howard)
  23. C.R.A.Z.Y. (Jean-Marc Vallée)
  24. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Andrew Adamson)
  25. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Tim Burton)
  26. Madagascar (Eric Darnell & Tom McGarth)
  27. Zathura: A Space Adventure (Jon Favreau)
  28. Fantastic Four (Tim Story)
  29. Are We There Yet? (Brian Levant)

2004

  1. Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  2. 2046 (Wong Kar-wai)
  3. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater)
  4. Throw Down (Johnnie To)
  5. The Hand (Wong Kar-wai)
  6. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (Adam Curtis)
  7. Vera Drake (Mike Leigh)
  8. The World (Jia Zhangke)
  9. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry)
  10. Collateral (Michael Mann)
  11. Kung Fu Hustle (Stephen Chow)
  12. Ten Skies (James Benning)
  13. Vénus et Fleur (Emmanuel Mouret)
  14. Triple Agent (Éric Rohmer)
  15. The Incredibles (Brad Bird)
  16. House of Flying Daggers (Zhang Yimou)
  17. Breaking News (Johnnie To)
  18. Woman Is the Future of Man (Hong Sang-soo)
  19. Kill Bill: Volume 2 (Quentin Tarantino)
  20. Primer (Shane Carruth)
  21. L’Intrus (Claire Denis)
  22. The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (Wes Anderson)
  23. Eros (Wong Kar-wai/Steven Soderbergh/Michelangelo Antonioni)
  24. Shaun of the Dead (Edgar Wright)
  25. Million Dollar Baby (Clint Eastwood)
  26. Spider-Man 2 (Sam Raimi)
  27. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Alfonso Cuarón)
  28. The Bourne Supremacy (Paul Greengrass)
  29. Mysterious Skin (Gregg Araki)
  30. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (Alexander Witt)
  31. The Ladykillers (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  32. Ray (Taylor Hackford)
  33. Mean Girls (Mark Waters)
  34. National Treasure (Jon Turteltaub)
  35. Shrek 2 (Andrew Adamson & Kelly Asbury & Conrad Vernon)
  36. The Final Cut (Omar Naim)
  37. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (Adam McKay)
  38. The Day After Tomorrow (Roland Emmerich)
  39. DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (Rawson Marshall Thurber)
  40. Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (Brad Siberling)
  41. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (Garry Marshall)
  42. Mulan II (Darrell Rooney & Lynne Southerland)
  43. Layer Cake (Matthew Vaughn)
  44. The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Lloyd Kramer)
  45. Super Size Me (Morgan Spurlock)

2003

  1. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (Tsai Ming-liang)
  2. Los Angeles Plays Itself (Thom Andersen)
  3. PTU (Johnnie To)
  4. Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola)
  5. Running on Karma (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai)
  6. Kill Bill: Volume 1 (Quentin Tarantino)
  7. Memories of Murder (Bong Joon-ho)
  8. Oldboy (Park Chan-wook)
  9. S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (Panh Rithy)
  10. Tarnation (Jonathan Caouette)
  11. The Matrix Reloaded (Lana & Lilly Wachowski)
  12. The Five Obstructions (Jørgen Leth & Lars von Trier)
  13. The School of Rock (Richard Linklater)
  14. Intolerable Cruelty (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  15. Zatoichi (Kitano Takeshi)
  16. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson)
  17. Finding Nemo (Andrew Stanton)
  18. Turn Left, Turn Right (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai)
  19. The Matrix Revolutions (Lana & Lilly Wachowski)
  20. X2 (Bryan Singer)
  21. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Gore Verbinski)
  22. The Dreamers (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  23. The Italian Job (F. Gary Gray)
  24. Big Fish (Tim Burton)
  25. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (Tim Johnson & Patrick Gilmore)
  26. Freaky Friday (Mark Waters)
  27. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (Jonathan Mostow)
  28. Ong-Bak (Prachya Pinkaew)
  29. Bruce Almighty (Tom Shadyac)
  30. Holes (Andrew Davis)
  31. The Haunted Mansion (Rob Minkoff)
  32. The Room (Tommy Wiseau)

2002

  1. Femme Fatale (Brian De Palma)
  2. My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai)
  3. Blissfully Yours (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  4. On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (Hong Sang-soo)
  5. Chinese Odyssey 2002 (Jeffrey Lau)
  6. Hero (Zhang Yimou)
  7. The Century of the Self (Adam Curtis)
  8. Friday Night (Claire Denis)
  9. Unknown Pleasures (Jia Zhangke)
  10. Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  11. The Friends of the Friends (Dominik Graf)
  12. Far From Heaven (Todd Haynes)
  13. Looking for Tsai (Patrik Eriksson & Erik Hemmendorff)
  14. Catch Me If You Can (Steven Spielberg)
  15. Mischka (Jean-François Stévenin)
  16. Jackass: The Movie (Jeff Tremaine)
  17. Gangs of New York (Martin Scorsese)
  18. Resident Evil (Paul W.S. Anderson)
  19. Infernal Affairs (Andrew Lau & Alan Mak)
  20. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (Park Chan-wook)
  21. Funny Ha Ha (Andrew Bujalski)
  22. From the Other Side (Chantal Akerman)
  23. Russian Ark (Alexander Sokurov)
  24. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Peter Jackson)
  25. Minority Report (Steven Spielberg)
  26. Adaptation. (Spike Jonze)
  27. Spider-Man (Sam Raimi)
  28. Film ist. 7-12 (Gustav Deutsch)
  29. Lilo & Stitch (Chris Sanders & Dean DeBlois)
  30. The Bourne Identity (Doug Liman)
  31. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Chris Columbus)
  32. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (George Lucas)
  33. Equilibrium (Kurt Wimmer)
  34. Return to Never Land (Robin Budd)
  35. Ice Age (Chris Wedge)
  36. The Quiet American (Phillip Noyce)
  37. Phone Booth (Joel Schumacher)
  38. Rabbit-Proof Fence (Phillip Noyce)
  39. Scooby-Doo (Raja Gosnell)

2001

  1. Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch)
  2. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg)
  3. Spirited Away (Miyazaki Hayao)
  4. Pulse (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  5. Millennium Mambo (Hou Hsiao-hsein)
  6. That Old Dream That Moves (Alain Guiraudie)
  7. La libertad (Lisandro Alonso)
  8. What Time Is It There? (Tsai Ming-liang)
  9. La Ciénaga (Lucrecia Martel)
  10. All About Lily Chou-Chou (Shunji Iwai)
  11. Ali (Michael Mann)
  12. Hush! (Hashiguchi Ryosuke)
  13. Trouble Every Day (Claire Denis)
  14. Love on a Diet (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai)
  15. Shaolin Soccer (Stephen Chow)
  16. The Man Who Wasn’t There (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  17. The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson)
  18. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (Watanabe Shinichiro)
  19. A Fine Day (Thomas Arslan)
  20. Ocean’s Eleven (Steven Soderbergh)
  21. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson)
  22. Monsters, Inc. (Pete Docter)
  23. Shrek (Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson)
  24. Batang West Side (Lav Diaz)
  25. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (John Cameron Mitchell)
  26. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Chris Columbus)
  27. Rush Hour 2 (Brett Ratner)
  28. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (Kirk Wise & Gary Trousdale)
  29. The Princess Diaries (Garry Marshall)
  30. Desperado Square (Benny Toraty)
  31. Osmosis Jones (Peter & Bobby Farrelly)

2000

  1. Yi Yi (Edward Yang)
  2. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai)
  3. Platform (Jia Zhangke)
  4. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)
  5. Bamboozled (Spike Lee)
  6. The Emperor’s New Groove (Mark Dindal)
  7. Hamlet (Michael Almereyda)
  8. Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors (Hong Sang-soo)
  9. You Can Count on Me (Kenneth Lonergan)
  10. The State I Am In (Christian Petzold)
  11. Mission to Mars (Brian De Palma)
  12. Mysterious Object at Noon (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  13. Petite conversation familiale (Hélène Lapiower)
  14. Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier)
  15. Mission: Impossible II (John Woo)
  16. Joint Security Area (Park Chan-wook)
  17. Battle Royale (Fukasaku Kinji)
  18. Memento (Christopher Nolan)
  19. Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan)
  20. Sexy Beast (Jonathan Glazer)
  21. Lumumba (Raoul Peck)
  22. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  23. Gladiator (Ridley Scott)
  24. Happy Times (Zhang Yimou)
  25. X-Men (Bryan Singer)
  26. Joseph: King of Dreams (Rob LaDuca & Robert C. Ramirez)
  27. American Psycho (Mary Harron)
  28. Cast Away (Robert Zemeckis)
  29. Gone in 60 Seconds (Dominic Sena)
  30. Dinosaur (Ralph Zondag & Eric Leighton)
  31. Bring It On (Peyton Reed)
  32. Remember the Titans (Boaz Yakin)
  33. The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (Jim Kammerud & Brian Smith)
  34. Battlefield Earth (Roger Christian)

1999

  1. Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick)
  2. Beau Travail (Claire Denis)
  3. Gohatto (Oshima Nagisa)
  4. My Neighbors the Yamadas (Takahata Isao)
  5. The Insider (Michael Mann)
  6. The Matrix (Lana & Lilly Wachowski)
  7. Pola X (Leos Carax)
  8. The Mission (Johnnie To)
  9. Silvia Prieto (Martín Rejtman)
  10. eXistenZ (David Cronenberg)
  11. The Straight Story (David Lynch)
  12. El Valley Centro (James Benning)
  13. Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  14. South (Chantal Akerman)
  15. Toy Story 2 (John Lasseter)
  16. Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze)
  17. But I’m a Cheerleader (Jamie Babbit)
  18. The Road Home (Zhang Yimou)
  19. Fantasia 2000 (Don Hahn/Pixote Hunt/Hendel Butoy/Eric Goldberg/James Algar/Francis Glebas/Paul Brizzi/Gaëtan Brizzi)
  20. Buena Vista Social Club (Wim Wenders)
  21. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (George Lucas)
  22. Shower (Zhang Yang)
  23. Fight Club (David Fincher)

1998

  1. The Hole (Tsai Ming-liang)
  2. Flowers of Shanghai (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  3. The Thin Red Line (Terrence Malick)
  4. A Hero Never Dies (Johnnie To)
  5. Rushmore (Wes Anderson)
  6. New Rose Hotel (Abel Ferrara)
  7. The Power of Kangwon Province (Hong Sang-soo)
  8. Festen (Thomas Vinterberg)
  9. Belly (Hype Williams)
  10. Snake Eyes (Brian De Palma)
  11. Dil Se.. (Mani Ratnam)
  12. Saving Private Ryan (Steven Spielberg)
  13. The Big Lebowski (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  14. Ronin (John Frankenheimer)
  15. Film ist. 1-6 (Gustav Deutsch)
  16. The Mask of Zorro (Martin Campbell)
  17. Mulan (Barry Cook & Tony Bancroft)
  18. The Prince of Egypt (Brenda Chapman & Steve Hickner & Simon Wells)
  19. Rush Hour (Brett Ratner)
  20. A Bug’s Life (John Lasseter)
  21. The Parent Trap (Nancy Meyers)
  22. Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (Tom Ellery & Bradley Raymond)

1997

  1. Cure (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  2. The End of Evangelion (Anno Hideaki)
  3. The River (Tsai Ming-liang)
  4. Lost Highway (David Lynch)
  5. Happy Together (Wong Kar-wai)
  6. Too Many Ways to Be No. 1 (Wai Ka-fai)
  7. Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami)
  8. Face/Off (John Woo)
  9. The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan)
  10. Starship Troopers (Paul Verhoeven)
  11. Xiao Wu (Jia Zhangke)
  12. The Odd One Dies (Patrick Yau and Johnnie To)
  13. Gummo (Harmony Korine)
  14. The Revenge: A Visit From Fate (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
  15. Princess Mononoke (Miyazaki Hayao)
  16. Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino)
  17. Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  18. Gattaca (Andrew Niccol)
  19. Air Force One (Wolfgang Petersen)
  20. Contact (Robert Zemeckis)
  21. Anastasia (Don Bluth & Gary Goldman)
  22. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg)
  23. Pooh’s Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (Karl Geurs)
  24. Good Will Hunting (Gus Van Sant)
  25. Pride Divide (Paris Poirier)
  26. Hercules (John Musker & Ron Clements)
  27. The Hanging Garden (Thom Fitzgerald)
  28. Batman & Robin (Joel Schumacher)

1996

  1. Comrades: Almost a Love Story (Peter Chan)
  2. Mahjong (Edward Yang)
  3. Irma Vep (Olivier Assayas)
  4. Secrets & Lies (Mike Leigh)
  5. Viva Erotica (Derek Yee & Lo Chi-leung)
  6. Goodbye South, Goodbye (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  7. Mission: Impossible (Brian De Palma)
  8. Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier)
  9. Fargo (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  10. The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (Hong Sang-soo)
  11. Bound (Lana & Lilly Wachowski)
  12. Bottle Rocket (Wes Anderson)
  13. Nénette et Boni (Claire Denis)
  14. Hard Eight (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  15. The Watermelon Woman (Cheryl Dunye)
  16. Fire (Deepa Mehta)
  17. Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh)
  18. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise)
  19. William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet (Baz Luhrmann)
  20. The Rock (Michael Bay)
  21. The Battle of Brazil: A Video History (Jack Mathews)
  22. Roam Sweet Home (Ellen Spiro)
  23. Space Jam (Joe Pytka)
  24. Matilda (Danny DeVito)

1995

  1. Heat (Michael Mann)
  2. La Cérémonie (Claude Chabrol)
  3. Strange Days (Kathryn Bigelow)
  4. The Bridges of Madison County (Clint Eastwood)
  5. Fallen Angels (Wong Kar-wai)
  6. Safe (Todd Haynes)
  7. Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater)
  8. Clueless (Amy Heckerling)
  9. Tatort: Frau Bu lacht (Dominik Graf)
  10. Underground (Emir Kusturica)
  11. Xiao Shan Going Home (Jia Zhangke)
  12. Toy Story (John Lasseter)
  13. Ghost in the Shell (Oshii Mamoru)
  14. Die Hard With a Vengeance (John McTiernan)
  15. Devil in a Blue Dress (Carl Franklin)
  16. Pocahontas (Mike Gabriel & Eric Goldberg)
  17. Apollo 13 (Ron Howard)
  18. Balto (Simon Wells)
  19. Crimson Tide (Tony Scott)
  20. Braveheart (Mel Gibson)
  21. The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (Roy Allen Smith)
  22. Jumanji (Joe Johnston)
  23. Batman Forever (Joel Schumacher)

1994

  1. Chungking Express (Wong Kar-wai)
  2. Ashes of Time (Wong Kar-wai)
  3. A Confucian Confusion (Edward Yang)
  4. In the Heat of the Sun (Jiang Wen)
  5. Sátántangó (Tarr Béla)
  6. Vive L’Amour (Tsai Ming-liang)
  7. Pom Poko (Takahata Isao)
  8. Wing Chun (Yuen Woo-ping)
  9. U.S. Go Home (Claire Denis)
  10. To Live (Zhang Yimou)
  11. Cold Water (Olivier Assayas)
  12. The Invincibles (Dominik Graf)
  13. River of Grass (Kelly Reichardt)
  14. The Glass Shield (Charles Burnett)
  15. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)
  16. I Can’t Sleep (Claire Denis)
  17. Three Colors: White (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  18. 100 Years of Japanese Cinema (Oshima Nagisa)
  19. Speed (Jan de Bont)
  20. True Lies (James Cameron)
  21. A Taste of Killing and Romance (Veronica Chan)
  22. Clear and Present Danger (Phillip Noyce)
  23. Go Fish (Rose Troche)
  24. The Shawshank Redemption (Frank Darabont)
  25. Vanya on 42nd Street (Louis Malle)
  26. The Hudsucker Proxy (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  27. Forrest Gump (Robert Zemeckis)
  28. The Lion King (Roger Allers & Rob Minkoff)

1993

  1. Naked (Mike Leigh)
  2. Green Snake (Tsui Hark)
  3. Carlito’s Way (Brian De Palma)
  4. D’Est (Chantal Akerman)
  5. Dazed and Confused (Richard Linklater)
  6. Three Colors: Blue (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  7. Tai-Chi Master (Yuen Woo-ping)
  8. The Piano (Jane Campion)
  9. True Romance (Tony Scott)
  10. Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg)
  11. Schindler’s List (Steven Spielberg)
  12. The Wedding Banquet (Ang Lee)
  13. Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis)
  14. Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (Alanis Obomsawin)
  15. Sleepless in Seattle (Nora Ephron)
  16. Much Ado About Nothing (Kenneth Branagh)
  17. Falling Down (Joel Schumacher)

1992

  1. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (David Lynch)
  2. The Rocking Horsemen (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  3. Hard-Boiled (John Woo)
  4. The Long Day Closes (Terence Davies)
  5. Once Upon a Time in China II (Tsui Hark)
  6. Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood)
  7. Malcolm X (Spike Lee)
  8. The Last of the Mohicans (Michael Mann)
  9. Deep Cover (Bill Duke)
  10. Rebels of the Neon God (Tsai Ming-liang)
  11. Simple Men (Hal Hartley)
  12. Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoeven)
  13. Nitrate Kisses (Barbara Hammer)
  14. Hyenas (Djibril Diop Mambéty)
  15. Raising Cain (Brian De Palma)
  16. Candyman (Bernard Rose)
  17. The Story of Qiu Ju (Zhang Yimou)
  18. Batman Returns (Tim Burton)
  19. Lessons of Darkness (Werner Herzog)
  20. A Few Good Men (Rob Reiner)
  21. Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino)
  22. Baraka (Ron Fricke)
  23. Patriot Games (Phillip Noyce)
  24. Aladdin (John Musker & Ron Clements)
  25. Lorenzo’s Oil (George Miller)
  26. Léolo (Jean-Claude Lauzon)

1991

  1. A Brighter Summer Day (Edward Yang)
  2. Once Upon a Time in China (Tsui Hark)
  3. Surviving Desire (Hal Hartley)
  4. Only Yesterday (Takahata Isao)
  5. Barton Fink (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  6. La Vie des morts (Arnaud Desplechin)
  7. Until the End of the World (Wim Wenders)
  8. Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou)
  9. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  10. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (James Cameron)
  11. Some Divine Wind (Roddy Bogawa)
  12. The Silence of the Lambs (Jonathan Demme)
  13. Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash)
  14. To Lavoisier, Who Died in the Reign of Terror (Michael Snow)
  15. Keep It for Yourself (Claire Denis)
  16. Pushing Hands (Ang Lee)
  17. Beauty and the Beast (Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise)
  18. Sisters in the Struggle (Dionne Brand & Ginny Stikeman)

1990

  1. Trust (Hal Hartley)
  2. Days of Being Wild (Wong Kar-wai)
  3. Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami)
  4. Bullet in the Head (John Woo)
  5. Wild at Heart (David Lynch)
  6. Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven)
  7. To Sleep With Anger (Charles Burnett)
  8. Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese)
  9. Ju Dou (Zhang Yimou & Yang Fengliang)
  10. The Nasty Girl (Michael Verhoeven)
  11. Back to the Future Part III (Robert Zemeckis)
  12. Paris Is Burning (Jennie Livingston)
  13. No Fear, No Die (Claire Denis)
  14. Miller’s Crossing (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  15. The Hunt for Red October (John McTiernan)
  16. Die Hard 2 (Renny Harlin)
  17. The Bonfire of the Vanities (Brian De Palma)
  18. Empire of the Dark (Steve Barkett)
  19. Troll 2 (Claudio Fragasso)
  20. Home Alone (Chris Columbus)

1989

  1. The Killer (John Woo)
  2. A City of Sadness (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  3. Beijing Watermelon (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  4. Pedicab Driver (Sammo Hung)
  5. Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee)
  6. The Unbelievable Truth (Hal Hartley)
  7. Kiki’s Delivery Service (Miyazaki Hayao)
  8. Casualties of War (Brian De Palma)
  9. Les Sièges de l’Alcazar (Luc Moullet)
  10. The Seventh Continent (Michael Haneke)
  11. sex, lies, and videotape (Steven Soderbergh)
  12. Meeting a Milestone (Goutam Ghose)
  13. Back to the Future Part II (Robert Zemeckis)
  14. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Steven Spielberg)
  15. When Harry Met Sally… (Rob Reiner)
  16. Batman (Tim Burton)
  17. The Little Mermaid (John Musker & Ron Clements)
  18. Glory (Edward Zwick)
  19. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (Jeremiah Chechik)

1988

  1. My Neighbor Totoro (Miyazaki Hayao)
  2. School on Fire (Ringo Lam)
  3. As Tears Go By (Wong Kar-wai)
  4. 36 Fillette (Catherine Breillat)
  5. Uma Pedra no Bolso (Joaquim Pinto)
  6. Miracle Mile (Steve De Jarnatt)
  7. Die Katze (Dominik Graf)
  8. Akira (Otomo Katsuhiro)
  9. Die Hard (John McTiernan)
  10. Chocolat (Claire Denis)
  11. Police Story 2 (Jackie Chan)
  12. Grave of the Fireflies (Takahata Isao)
  13. The Thin Blue Line (Errol Morris)
  14. Grotesque (Joe Tornatore)
  15. The Land Before Time (Don Bluth)
  16. Rain Man (Barry Levinson)
  17. Dangerous Game (Stephen Hopkins)
  18. Big (Penny Marshall)
  19. Shoot to Kill (Roger Spottiswoode)
  20. On the Silver Globe (Andrzej Żuławski)

1987

  1. Eastern Condors (Sammo Hung)
  2. Ishtar (Elaine May)
  3. Daughter of the Nile (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  4. 4 Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (Éric Rohmer)
  5. City on Fire (Ringo Lam)
  6. Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders)
  7. RoboCop (Paul Verhoeven)
  8. Raising Arizona (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  9. An Autumn’s Tale (Mabel Cheung)
  10. Sign “O” the Times (Prince)
  11. The Death of Empedocles (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  12. A Better Tomorrow II (John Woo)
  13. A Chinese Ghost Story (Ching Siu-tung)
  14. Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou)
  15. Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick)
  16. The Princess Bride (Rob Reiner)
  17. Predator (John McTiernan)
  18. The Untouchables (Brian De Palma)
  19. Maurice (James Ivory)
  20. Good Morning, Vietnam (Barry Levinson)

1986

  1. Peking Opera Blues (Tsui Hark)
  2. Blue Velvet (David Lynch)
  3. Manhunter (Michael Mann)
  4. The Terrorizers (Edward Yang)
  5. Bound for the Fields, the Mountains, and the Seacoast (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  6. The Green Ray (Éric Rohmer)
  7. Rosa la rose, fille publique (Paul Vecchiali)
  8. Faubourg St. Martin (Jean-Claude Guiguet)
  9. His Motorbike, Her Island (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  10. Double messieurs (Jean-François Stévenin)
  11. Something Wild (Jonathan Demme)
  12. A Better Tomorrow (John Woo)
  13. Round Midnight (Bertrand Tavernier)
  14. Aliens (James Cameron)
  15. The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company (Jean-Luc Godard)
  16. Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter)
  17. Castle in the Sky (Miyazaki Hayao)
  18. River’s Edge (Tim Hunter)
  19. Qui trop embrasse… (Jacques Davila)
  20. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (John Hughes)
  21. Top Gun (Tony Scott)
  22. Wise Guys (Brian De Palma)

1985

  1. Taipei Story (Edward Yang)
  2. Ran (Kurosawa Akira)
  3. Police Story (Jackie Chan)
  4. Contact (Alan Clarke)
  5. Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis)
  6. Day of the Dead (George A. Romero)
  7. Brazil (Terry Gilliam)
  8. After Hours (Martin Scorsese)
  9. My Beautiful Laundrette (Stephen Frears)
  10. Trouble in Mind (Alan Rudolph)
  11. Witness (Peter Weir)
  12. Commando (Mark L. Lester)
  13. Desert Hearts (Donna Deitch)
  14. Tampopo (Itami Juzo)
  15. The Breakfast Club (John Hughes)
  16. Rocky IV (Sylvester Stallone)

1984

  1. Shanghai Blues (Tsui Hark)
  2. Stop Making Sense (Jonathan Demme)
  3. Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders)
  4. Wheels on Meals (Sammo Hung)
  5. Choose Me (Alan Rudolph)
  6. Dune (David Lynch)
  7. The Terminator (James Cameron)
  8. Class Relations (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  9. Body Double (Brian De Palma)
  10. Gremlins (Joe Dante)
  11. American Dreams (Lost and Found) (James Benning)
  12. Repo Man (Alex Cox)
  13. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Steven Spielberg)
  14. Amadeus (Miloš Forman)
  15. Blood Simple (Joel & Ethan Coen)
  16. Los Sures (Diego Echeverria)
  17. Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman)
  18. Purple Rain (Albert Magnoli)
  19. The Karate Kid (John G. Avildsen)
  20. We Will Rock You (Saul Swimmer)

1983

  1. Sans soleil (Chris Marker)
  2. L’Argent (Robert Bresson)
  3. That Day, on the Beach (Edward Yang)
  4. Videodrome (David Cronenberg)
  5. Pauline at the Beach (Éric Rohmer)
  6. Testament (Lynne Littman)
  7. The Keep (Michael Mann)
  8. Born in Flames (Lizzie Borden)
  9. At the Top of the Stairs (Paul Vecchiali)
  10. Bless Their Little Hearts (Billy Woodberry)
  11. Return of the Jedi (Richard Marquand)
  12. Suffer Little Children (Alan Briggs)
  13. Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (Oshima Nagisa)
  14. Scarface (Brian De Palma)

1982

  1. Blade Runner (Ridley Scott)
  2. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Steven Spielberg)
  3. Nomad (Patrick Tam)
  4. Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper)
  5. Too Early/Too Late (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  6. The Thing (John Carpenter)
  7. Koyaanisqatsi (Godfrey Reggio)
  8. In Our Time (Tao Te-chen/Edward Yang/Ko I-chen/Chang Yi)
  9. First Blood (Ted Kotcheff)
  10. Tootsie (Sydney Pollack)
  11. Rocky III (Sylvester Stallone)
  12. Annie (John Huston)

1981

  1. The Aviator’s Wife (Éric Rohmer)
  2. Tree of Knowledge (Nils Malmros)
  3. Raiders of the Lost Ark (Steven Spielberg)
  4. My Young Auntie (Lau Kar-leung)
  5. Thief (Michael Mann)
  6. Blow Out (Brian De Palma)
  7. At This Late Date, the Charleston (Okamoto Kihachi)
  8. Possession (Andrzej Żuławski)
  9. Merry-Go-Round (Jacques Rivette)
  10. Mad Max 2 (George Miller)
  11. Das Boot (Wolfgang Petersen)
  12. Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson)
  13. Gallipoli (Peter Weir)

1980

  1. Simone Barbès or Virtue (Marie-Claude Treilhou)
  2. Kagemusha (Kurosawa Akira)
  3. Dangerous Encounters – First Kind (Tsui Hark)
  4. Every Man for Himself (Jean-Luc Godard)
  5. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick)
  6. Equation to an Unknown (Dietrich de Velsa)
  7. Cruising (William Friedkin)
  8. Loulou (Maurice Pialat)
  9. The Empire Strikes Back (Irvin Kershner)
  10. Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese)
  11. Dressed to Kill (Brian De Palma)
  12. The Last Metro (François Truffaut)
  13. The Conductor (Andrzej Wajda)
  14. The Elephant Man (David Lynch)
  15. Confidence (Szabó István)
  16. Melvin and Howard (Jonathan Demme)
  17. Special Treatment (Goran Paskaljević)
  18. Home Movies (Brian De Palma)
  19. The Constant Factor (Krzysztof Zanussi)
  20. Here’s looking at you, kid. (William Edgar Cohen)
  21. It’s My Turn (Claudia Weill)
  22. Sunday Daughters (Rózsa Janós)
  23. Nights at O’Rear’s (Robert Mandel)
  24. The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (Connie Field)
  25. The Blues Brothers (John Landis)

1979

  1. Dirty Ho (Lau Kar-leung)
  2. The Marriage of Maria Braun (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  3. Legend of the Mountain (King Hu)
  4. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky)
  5. Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola)
  6. Raining in the Mountain (King Hu)
  7. The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie (Chuck Jones)
  8. Alien (Ridley Scott)
  9. Wise Blood (John Huston)
  10. The Black Stallion (Carroll Ballard)
  11. Short Memory (Eduardo de Gregorio)
  12. From the Clouds to the Resistance (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  13. Alexandria… Why? (Youssef Chahine)
  14. Le Navire Night (Marguerite Duras)
  15. Arrebato (Iván Zulueta)
  16. Bye Bye Brazil (Carlos Diegues)
  17. And Quiet Rolls the Dawn (Mrinal Sen)
  18. A Scream From Silence (Anne Claire Poirier)
  19. Nosferatu the Vampyre (Werner Herzog)
  20. Camera Buff (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  21. The Muppet Movie (James Frawley)
  22. Black Jack (Ken Loach)
  23. La Luna (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  24. Love on the Run (François Truffaut)
  25. My Brilliant Career (Gillian Armstrong)
  26. The Wobblies (Stewart Bird & Deborah Shaffer)
  27. The Maids of Wilko (Andrzej Wajda)
  28. Best Boy (Ira Wohl)
  29. Mad Max (George Miller)
  30. The Europeans (James Ivory)
  31. Rocky II (Sylvester Stallone)
  32. All Quiet on the Western Front (Delbert Mann)

1978

  1. Perceval le Gallois (Éric Rohmer)
  2. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Lau Kar-leung)
  3. Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick)
  4. Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero)
  5. In a Year With 13 Moons (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  6. Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (Bertrand Blier)
  7. The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (Raúl Ruiz)
  8. Remember My Name (Alan Rudolph)
  9. Les Rendez-vous d’Anna (Chantal Akerman)
  10. The Green Room (François Truffaut)
  11. Dossier 51 (Michel Deville)
  12. Halloween (John Carpenter)
  13. Other People’s Money (Christian de Chalonge)
  14. Girlfriends (Claudia Weill)
  15. Like a Turtle on Its Back (Luc Béraud)
  16. Violette Nozière (Peter Handke)
  17. The Left-Handed Woman (Peter Handke)
  18. Despair (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  19. Gates of Heaven (Errol Morris)
  20. The Shout (Jerzy Skolimowski)
  21. Without Anesthesia (Andrzej Wajda)
  22. American Boy: A Portrait of Steven Prince (Martin Scorsese)
  23. Molière (Ariane Mnuochkine)
  24. The Fury (Brian De Palma)
  25. With Babies and Banners: Story of the Women’s Emergency Brigade (Lorraine Gray)
  26. Angi Vera (Gabór Pál)
  27. Newsfront (Phillip Noyce)
  28. The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino)
  29. A Wedding (Robert Altman)
  30. They Are Their Own Gifts (Lucille Rhodes & Margaret Murphy)
  31. Autumn Sonata (Ingmar Bergman)
  32. The Star Wars Holiday Special (Steve Binder)
  33. Bloodbrothers (Robert Mulligan)
  34. Jaws 2 (Jeannot Szwarc)
  35. Game of Death (Robert Clouse)

1977

  1. Eraserhead (David Lynch)
  2. The Devil, Probably (Robert Bresson)
  3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Steven Spielberg)
  4. Providence (Alain Resnais)
  5. Annie Hall (Woody Allen)
  6. House (Obayashi Nobuhiko)
  7. That Obscure Object of Desire (Luis Buñuel)
  8. The American Friend (Wim Wenders)
  9. Star Wars (George Lucas)
  10. Suspiria (Dario Argento)
  11. Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett)
  12. Le Camion (Marguerite Duras)
  13. One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (Agnès Varda)
  14. The Man Who Loved Women (François Truffaut)
  15. Padre Padrone (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
  16. Between the Lines (Joan Micklin Silver)
  17. Omar Gatlato (Merzak Allouache)
  18. A Grin Without a Cat (Chris Marker)
  19. Tent of Miracles (Nelson Pereira dos Santos)
  20. Short Eyes (Robert M. Young)
  21. Roseland (James Ivory)
  22. Camouflage (Krzysztof Zanussi)
  23. The Lacemaker (Claude Goretta)
  24. Women (Mészáros Márta)
  25. Citizens Band (Jonathan Demme)
  26. Riddles of the Sphinx (Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen)
  27. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (John Lounsbery & Wolfgang Reitherman)
  28. Skip Tracer (Zale Dalen)
  29. Hot Tomorrows (Martin Brest)
  30. The Apple Game (Věra Chytilová)
  31. Pafnucio Santo (Rafael Corkidi)

1976

  1. Assault on Precinct 13 (John Carpenter)
  2. Duelle (une quarantaine) (Jacques Rivette)
  3. The Marquise of O… (Éric Rohmer)
  4. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese)
  5. In the Realm of the Senses (Oshima Nagisa)
  6. Insiang (Lino Brocka)
  7. All the President’s Men (Alan J. Pakula)
  8. Noroît (une vengeance) (Jacques Rivette)
  9. Carrie (Brian De Palma)
  10. Sérail (Eduardo de Gregorio)
  11. Mikey and Nicky (Elaine May)
  12. Harlan County, U.S.A. (Barbara Kopple)
  13. Small Change (François Truffaut)
  14. Bernice Bobs Her Hair (Joan Micklin Silver)
  15. Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (Alain Tanner)
  16. The Middleman (Satyajit Ray)
  17. Fortini/Cani (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  18. The Memory of Justice (Marcel Ophuls)
  19. Car Wash (Michael Schultz)
  20. The Opening of Misty Beethoven (Radley Metzger)
  21. 1900 (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  22. Kings of the Road (Wim Wenders)
  23. Rocky (John G. Avildsen)
  24. Network (Sidney Lumet)
  25. Obsession (Brian De Palma)
  26. Illustrious Corpses (Francesco Rosi)
  27. Heart of Glass (Werner Herzog)
  28. A Star Is Born (Frank Pierson)

1975

  1. India Song (Marguerite Duras)
  2. Moses and Aaron (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  3. Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman)
  4. Nashville (Robert Altman)
  5. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  6. Jaws (Steven Spielberg)
  7. The Valiant Ones (King Hu)
  8. Dersu Uzala (Kurosawa Akira)
  9. The Passenger (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  10. Fox and His Friends (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  11. Xala (Ousmane Sembène)
  12. The Traveling Players (Theodoros Angelopoulos)
  13. Grey Gardens (Albert Maysles & David Maysles & Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer)
  14. The Story of Adèle H. (François Truffaut)
  15. Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick)
  16. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (Volker Schlöndorff & Margarethe von Trotta)
  17. Fear of Fear (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  18. Smile (Michael Ritchie)
  19. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones)
  20. The Wonderful Crook (Claude Goretta)
  21. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Peter Weir)
  22. Hearts of the West (Howard Zieff)
  23. Autobiography of a Princess (James Ivory)
  24. Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet)
  25. Compañero: Victor Jara of Chile (Stanley Forman & Martin Smith)
  26. Black Moon (Louis Malle)

1974

  1. Céline and Julie Go Boating (Jacques Rivette)
  2. Femmes Femmes (Paul Vecchiali)
  3. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Tobe Hooper)
  4. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  5. Lancelot du Lac (Robert Bresson)
  6. A Simple Event (Sohrab Shahid-Saless)
  7. The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola)
  8. The Bench of Desolation (Claude Chabrol)
  9. Stavisky… (Alain Resnais)
  10. The Mouth Agape (Maurice Pialat)
  11. A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes)
  12. Female Trouble (John Waters)
  13. The Phantom of Liberty (Luis Buñuel)
  14. Phantom of the Paradise (Brian De Palma)
  15. Chinatown (Roman Polański)
  16. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Werner Herzog)
  17. Alice in the Cities (Wim Wenders)
  18. Daisy Miller (Peter Bogdanovich)
  19. The Middle of the World (Alain Tanner)
  20. Electra, My Love (Jancsó Miklós)
  21. The Night of the Scarecrow (Sérgio Ricardo)
  22. Italianamerican (Martin Scorsese)
  23. Conversation Piece (Luchino Visconti)
  24. La Paloma (Daniel Schmid)
  25. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (Joseph Sargent)
  26. The Godfather Part II (Francis Ford Coppola)
  27. Lacombe Lucien (Louis Malle)
  28. Old-Fashioned Woman (Martha Coolidge)

1973

  1. The Mother and the Whore (Jean Eustache)
  2. F for Fake (Orson Welles)
  3. The Fate of Lee Khan (King Hu)
  4. Badlands (Terrence Malick)
  5. World on a Wire (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  6. Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese)
  7. Day for Night (François Truffaut)
  8. A Doll’s House (Joseph Losey)
  9. The Illumination (Krzysztof Zanussi)
  10. Israel, Why (Claude Lanzmann)
  11. Charley Varrick (Don Siegel)
  12. Distant Thunder (Satyajit Ray)
  13. American Graffiti (George Lucas)
  14. Belladonna of Sadness (Yamamoto Eiichi)
  15. A Bigger Splash (Jack Hazan)
  16. Part-Time Work of a Domestic Slave (Alexander Kluge)
  17. Kid Blue (James Frawley)
  18. Réjeanne Padovani (Denys Arcand)
  19. Enter the Dragon (Robert Clouse)
  20. Theatre of Blood (Douglas Hickox)

1972

  1. Out 1: Spectre (Jacques Rivette)
  2. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Jancsó Miklós)
  3. Avanti! (Billy Wilder)
  4. The Heartbreak Kid (Elaine May)
  5. Love in the Afternoon (Éric Rohmer)
  6. We Won’t Grow Old Together (Maurice Pialat)
  7. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel)
  8. Nathalie Granger (Marguerite Duras)
  9. Tout va bien (Jean-Luc Godard & Jean-Pierre Gorin)
  10. Pink Flamingos (John Waters)
  11. Goodbye CP (Hara Kazuo)
  12. History Lessons (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  13. Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (Jonas Mekas)
  14. Chung Kuo – Cina (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  15. Red Psalm (Jancsó Miklós)
  16. Junior Bonner (Sam Peckinpah)
  17. Liza With a Z (Bob Fosse)
  18. The Inner Scar (Philippe Garrel)
  19. Ulzana’s Raid (Robert Aldrich)
  20. A Sense of Loss (Marcel Ophuls)
  21. Cabaret (Bob Fosse)
  22. Images (Robert Altman)
  23. Solaris (Andrei Tarkovsky)
  24. Aguirre: The Wrath of God (Werner Herzog)
  25. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola)
  26. Sisters (Brian De Palma)
  27. The King of Marvin Gardens (Bob Rafelson)
  28. Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  29. Prime Cut (Michael Ritchie)
  30. Heat (Paul Morrissey)
  31. Play It As It Lays (Frank Perry)
  32. The Assassination of Trotsky (Joseph Losey)
  33. Going Home (Adolfas Mekas)
  34. Bad Company (Robert Benton)
  35. Summer Soldiers (Teshigahara Hiroshi)
  36. The Way of the Dragon (Bruce Lee)
  37. Get to Know Your Rabbit (Brian De Palma)

1971

  1. A Touch of Zen (King Hu)
  2. Out 1: Noli me tangere (Jacques Rivette)
  3. Two English Girls (François Truffaut)
  4. A New Leaf (Elaine May)
  5. The Devils (Ken Russell)
  6. Punishment Park (Peter Watkins)
  7. The Ceremony (Oshima Nagisa)
  8. Four Nights of a Dreamer (Robert Bresson)
  9. Just Before Nightfall (Claude Chabrol)
  10. Dirty Harry (Don Siegel)
  11. The Merchant of Four Seasons (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  12. The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich)
  13. Pioneers in Ingolstadt (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  14. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman)
  15. Fata Morgana (Werner Herzog)
  16. The Decameron (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  17. A Girl Is a Gun (Luc Moullet)
  18. Klute (Alan J. Pakula)
  19. Love (Makk Károly)
  20. W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (Dušan Makavejev)
  21. Murmur of the Heart (Louis Malle)
  22. Directed by John Ford (Peter Bogdanovich)
  23. Land of Silence and Darkness (Werner Herzog)
  24. Family Life (Krzysztof Zanussi)
  25. In the Name of the Father (Marco Bellocchio)
  26. Walkabout (Nicolas Roeg)
  27. Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (Melvin Van Peebles)
  28. A Safe Place (Henry Jaglom)
  29. Family Life (Ken Loach)
  30. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Mel Stuart)
  31. Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby)
  32. A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick)
  33. Born to Win (Ivan Passer)

1970

  1. Zorns Lemma (Hollis Frampton)
  2. Claire’s Knee (Éric Rohmer)
  3. Othon (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  4. Le Boucher (Claude Chabrol)
  5. La Rupture (Claude Chabrol)
  6. The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  7. Days and Nights in the Forest (Satyajit Ray)
  8. The Wild Child (François Truffaut)
  9. Deep End (Jerzy Skolimowski)
  10. Tristana (Luis Buñuel)
  11. Wanda (Barbara Loden)
  12. Wind From the East (Groupe Dziga Vertov and Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin)
  13. The Adversary (Satyajit Ray)
  14. Dodes’ka-den (Kurosawa Akira)
  15. The Man Who Left His Will on Film (Oshima Nagisa)
  16. The Debut (Gleb Panfilov)
  17. Bed and Board (François Truffaut)
  18. Even Dwarfs Started Small (Werner Herzog)
  19. Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson)
  20. Hospital (Frederick Wiseman)
  21. The Scavengers (Ermanno Olmi)
  22. The Spider’s Stratagem (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  23. The Garden of Delights (Carlos Saura)
  24. The Cannibals (Liliana Cavani)
  25. Zabriskie Point (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  26. Langlois (Eila Hershon & Roberto Guerra)
  27. The Aristocats (Wolfgang Reitherman)
  28. Dionysus in ’69 (Brian De Palma)
  29. Comrades (Marin Karmitz)
  30. Hi, Mom! (Brian De Palma)
  31. The Christine Jorgensen Story (Irving Rapper)
  32. The Boys in the Band (William Friedkin)

1969

  1. L’Amour fou (Jacques Rivette)
  2. My Night at Maud’s (Éric Rohmer)
  3. The Color of Pomegranates (Sergei Parajanov)
  4. Boy (Oshima Nagisa)
  5. Destroy, She Said (Marguerite Duras)
  6. The Sorrow and the Pity (Marcel Ophuls)
  7. Une femme douce (Robert Bresson)
  8. Double Suicide (Shinoda Masahiro)
  9. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (Paul Mazursky)
  10. Ådalen 31 (Bo Widerberg)
  11. Le Gai Savoir (Jean-Luc Godard)
  12. Oh! What a Lovely War (Richard Attenborough)
  13. The Joke (Jaromil Jireš)
  14. Lions Love (Agnès Varda)
  15. Kes (Ken Loach)
  16. Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville)
  17. Duet for Cannibals (Susan Sontag)
  18. Model Shop (Jacques Demy)
  19. Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper)
  20. Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (Oshima Nagisa)
  21. The Rite (Ingmar Bergman)
  22. Pigsty (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  23. Goto, Island of Love (Walerian Borowczyk)
  24. Harry Munter (Kjell Grede)
  25. The Wedding Party (Brian De Palma & Wilford Leach & Cynthia Munroe)

1968

  1. Death by Hanging (Oshima Nagisa)
  2. Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone)
  3. Je t’aime, je t’aime (Alain Resnais)
  4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick)
  5. The Immortal Story (Orson Welles)
  6. Golden Swallow (Chang Cheh)
  7. La Chamade (Alain Cavalier)
  8. Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero)
  9. Memories of Underdevelopment (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea)
  10. Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polański)
  11. Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  12. One Plus One (Jean-Luc Godard)
  13. The Boston Strangler (Richard Fleischer)
  14. L’Enfance nue (Maurice Pialat)
  15. Lucía (Humberto Solás)
  16. Mandabi (Ousmane Sembène)
  17. The Great Silence (Sergio Corbucci)
  18. Les Biches (Claude Chabrol)
  19. Three Resurrected Drunkards (Oshima Nagisa)
  20. 24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (Dominique Delouche)
  21. One Fine Day (Ermanno Olmi)
  22. Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed (Alexander Kluge)
  23. Partner. (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  24. Stolen Kisses (François Truffaut)
  25. Faces (John Cassavetes)
  26. Greetings (Brian De Palma)
  27. High School (Frederick Wiseman)
  28. Signs of Life (Werner Herzog)
  29. Capricious Summer (Jiří Menzel)
  30. Romeo and Juliet (Franco Zeffirelli)
  31. Murder à la Mod (Brian De Palma)

1967

  1. The Young Girls of Rochefort (Jacques Demy)
  2. Dragon Inn (King Hu)
  3. Wavelength (Michael Snow)
  4. Weekend (Jean-Luc Godard)
  5. La Collectionneuse (Éric Rohmer)
  6. Mouchette (Robert Bresson)
  7. One-Armed Swordsman (Chang Cheh)
  8. The Red and the White (Jancsó Miklós)
  9. Point Blank (John Boorman)
  10. Le Départ (Jerzy Skolmowski)
  11. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (Jean-Luc Godard)
  12. Portrait of Jason (Shirley Clarke)
  13. Far From Vietnam (Jean-Luc Godard & Joris Ivens & William Klein & Claude Lelouch & Chris Marker & Alain Resnais & Agnès Varda)
  14. Belle de Jour (Luis Buñuel)
  15. The Graduate (Mike Nichols)
  16. Playtime (Jacques Tati)
  17. Dont Look Back (D.A. Pennebaker)
  18. Samurai Rebellion (Kobayashi Masaki)
  19. La Chinoise (Jean-Luc Godard)
  20. The Firemen’s Ball (Miloš Forman)
  21. La Musica (Marguerite Duras & Paul Seban)
  22. Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (Dušan Makavejev)
  23. Branded to Kill (Suzuki Seijun)
  24. Elvira Madigan (Bo Widerberg)
  25. Le Samouraï (Jean-Pierre Melville)
  26. Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (Oshima Nagisa)
  27. Titicut Follies (Frederick Wiseman)
  28. Hugo and Josephine (Kjell Grede)
  29. The Jungle Book (Wolfgang Reitherman)
  30. Tonite Let’s All Make Love in London (Peter Whitehead)

1966

  1. Persona (Ingmar Bergman)
  2. The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo)
  3. Au hasard Balthazar (Robert Bresson)
  4. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (Roberto Rossellini)
  5. Black Girl (Ousmane Sembène)
  6. Roger la Honte (Riccardo Freda)
  7. Come Drink With Me (King Hu)
  8. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sergio Leone)
  9. The Nun (Jacques Rivette)
  10. Seconds (John Frankenheimer)
  11. Blowup (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  12. The War Is Over (Alain Resnais)
  13. Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky)
  14. The Round-Up (Jancsó Miklós)
  15. Masculin féminin (Jean-Luc Godard)
  16. Violence at Noon (Oshima Nagisa)
  17. Made in U.S.A (Jean-Luc Godard)
  18. Troublemakers (Norman Fruchter & Robert Machover)
  19. Yesterday Girl (Alexander Kluge)
  20. The Hunt (Carlos Saura)
  21. Hedy (Andy Warhol)
  22. The Hawks and the Sparrows (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  23. Barrier (Jerzy Skolimowski)
  24. The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short (André Delvaux)
  25. Father (Szabó István)
  26. Hunger (Henning Carlsen)
  27. Les Créatures (Agnès Varda)
  28. Young Törless (Volker Schlöndorff)
  29. Daisies (Věra Chytilová)
  30. Pearls of the Deep (Jiří Menzel/Jan Němec/Evald Schorm/Věra Chytilová/Jaromil Jireš)
  31. A Report on the Party and the Guests (Jan Němec)
  32. Almost a Man (Vittorio De Seta)

1965

  1. Pierrot le fou (Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. Not Reconciled (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  3. Sons of the Good Earth (King Hu)
  4. The War Game (Peter Watkins)
  5. Simon of the Desert (Luis Buñuel)
  6. Tokyo Olympiad (Kon Ichikawa)
  7. Red Beard (Kurosawa Akira)
  8. Le bonheur (Agnès Varda)
  9. The Koumiko Mystery (Chris Marker)
  10. Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (Sergei Parajanov)
  11. Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard)
  12. Chimes at Midnight (Orson Welles)
  13. Bad Girls Go to Hell (Doris Wishman)
  14. Walkover (Jerzy Skolimowski)
  15. Loves of a Blonde (Miloš Forman)
  16. The Shameless Old Lady (René Allio)
  17. Shakespeare Wallah (James Ivory)
  18. The Epic That Never Was (Bill Duncalf)
  19. Mickey One (Arthur Penn)
  20. Six in Paris (Jean Douchet/Jean Rouch/Jean-Daniel Pollet/Éric Rohmer/Jean-Luc Godard/Claude Chabrol)
  21. The Sound of Music (Robert Wise)
  22. Sandra (Luchino Visconti)
  23. Three (Aleksandar Petrović)
  24. Fists in the Pocket (Marco Bellocchio)
  25. The Lion Hunters (Jean Rouch)
  26. Intimate Lighting (Ivan Passer)
  27. Memorandum (Donald Brittain & John Spotton)

1964

  1. Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer)
  2. Yearning (Naruse Mikio)
  3. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Jacques Demy)
  4. Woman in the Dunes (Teshigahara Hiroshi)
  5. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  6. Marnie (Alfred Hitchcock)
  7. Charulata (Satyajit Ray)
  8. Nothing But a Man (Michael Roemer)
  9. Une femme mariée (Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. The Story of Sue San (King Hu)
  11. The Brig (Jonas Mekas)
  12. Red Desert (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  13. I Am Cuba (Mikhail Kalatozov)
  14. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick)
  15. Brick and Mirror (Ebrahim Golestan)
  16. The Enchanted Desna (Yuliya Solntseva)
  17. Hamlet (Grigori Kozintsev)
  18. Life Upside Down (Alain Jessua)
  19. Band of Outsiders (Jean-Luc Godard)
  20. Before the Revolution (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  21. A Hard Day’s Night (Richard Lester)
  22. King & Country (Joseph Losey)
  23. Identification Marks: None (Jerzy Skolimowski)
  24. Diary of a Chambermaid (Luis Buñuel)
  25. Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton)
  26. Fail-Safe (Sidney Lumet)
  27. Nobody Waved Good-bye (Don Owen)
  28. Lilith (Robert Rossen)
  29. The Last Clean Shirt (Alfred Leslie)
  30. Black Peter (Miloš Forman)

1963

  1. Muriel, or the Time of Return (Alain Resnais)
  2. The Love Eterne (Li Han-hsiang)
  3. High and Low (Kurosawa Akira)
  4. The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock)
  5. The Servant (Joseph Losey)
  6. Bay of Angels (Jacques Demy)
  7. Le Joli Mai (Chris Marker)
  8. Pasazerka (Andrzej Munk)
  9. Les Carabiniers (Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. The Big City (Satyajit Ray)
  11. Suzanne’s Career (Éric Rohmer)
  12. The Cool World (Shirley Clarke)
  13. Contempt (Jean-Luc Godard)
  14. I fidanzati (Ermanno Olmi)
  15. Raven’s End (Bo Widerberg)
  16. In the Midst of Life (Robert Enrico)
  17. Winter Light (Ingmar Bergman)
  18. 8½ (Federico Fellini)
  19. Ro.Go.Pa.G (Roberto Rossellini/Jean-Luc Godard/Pier Paolo Pasolini/Ugo Gregoretti)
  20. She and He (Hani Susumu)
  21. Hallelujah the Hills (Adolfas Mekas)
  22. Hands Over the City (Francesco Rosi)
  23. Alone Across the Pacific (Kon Ichikawa)
  24. All the Way Home (Alex Segal)
  25. Magnet of Doom (Jean-Pierre Melville)
  26. The Sword in the Stone (Wolfgang Reitherman)

1962

  1. An Autumn Afternoon (Ozu Yasujiro)
  2. L’Eclisse (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  3. Cléo From 5 to 7 (Agnès Varda)
  4. Jules et Jim (François Truffaut)
  5. Lolita (Stanley Kubrick)
  6. Vivre sa vie (Jean-Luc Godard)
  7. Carnival of Souls (Herk Harvey)
  8. The Exterminating Angel (Luis Buñuel)
  9. Harakiri (Kobayashi Masaki)
  10. The Trial of Joan of Arc (Robert Bresson)
  11. Il mare (Giuseppe Patroni Griffi)
  12. The Sign of Leo (Éric Rohmer)
  13. Knife in the Water (Roman Polański)
  14. Ivan’s Childhood (Andrei Tarkovsky)
  15. Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean)
  16. Dr. No (Terence Young)
  17. Glory Sky (Takis Kanellopoulos)
  18. Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle (Joaquim Pedro de Andrade)
  19. Barravento (Glauber Rocha)
  20. La commare secca (Bernardo Bertolucci)
  21. Siberian Lady Macbeth (Andrzej Wajda)
  22. Salvatore Giuliano (Francesco Rosi)

1961

  1. Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais)
  2. Lola (Jacques Demy)
  3. Hercules Conquers Atlantis (Vittorio Cottafavi)
  4. Paris Belongs to Us (Jacques Rivette)
  5. The Exiles (Kent Mackenzie)
  6. Yojimbo (Kurosawa Akira)
  7. West Side Story (Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins)
  8. Viridiana (Luis Buñuel)
  9. A Woman Is a Woman (Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. La Notte (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  11. Chronicle of a Summer (Jean Rouch & Edgar Morin)
  12. Accattone (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  13. The Story of the Flaming Years (Yuliya Solntseva)
  14. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (Wolfgang Reitherman & Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi)

1960

  1. Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. The 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (Fritz Lang)
  3. Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. L’Avventura (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  5. Peeping Tom (Michael Powell)
  6. The Apartment (Billy Wilder)
  7. Night and Fog in Japan (Oshima Nagisa)
  8. The Bellboy (Jerry Lewis)
  9. La Dolce Vita (Federico Fellini)
  10. The Bad Sleep Well (Kurosawa Akira)
  11. Cruel Story of Youth (Oshima Nagisa)
  12. Shoot the Piano Player (François Truffaut)
  13. Le Petit Soldat (Jean-Luc Godard)
  14. The Giants of Thessaly (Riccardo Freda)
  15. Spartacus (Stanley Kubrick)
  16. The Virgin Spring (Ingmar Bergman)

1959

  1. Rio Bravo (Howard Hawks)
  2. The 400 Blows (François Truffaut)
  3. Hiroshima mon amour (Alain Resnais)
  4. North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock)
  5. Shadows (John Cassavetes)
  6. Pickpocket (Robert Bresson)
  7. Apur Sansar (Satyajit Ray)
  8. Une simple histoire (Marcel Hanoun)
  9. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (Kobayashi Masaki)
  10. Sleeping Beauty (Clyde Geronimi)
  11. Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder)

1958

  1. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. Touch of Evil (Orson Welles)
  3. Le Beau Serge (Claude Chabrol)
  4. Enjo (Kon Ichikawa)
  5. Poem of an Inland Sea (Yuliya Solntseva)
  6. Ajantrik (Ritwik Ghatak)
  7. Elevator to the Gallows (Louis Malle)

1957

  1. Pyaasa (Guru Dutt)
  2. Sweet Smell of Success (Alexander Mackendrick)
  3. Eight Hours of Terror (Suzuki Seijun)
  4. Throne of Blood (Kurosawa Akira)
  5. Paths of Glory (Stanley Kubrick)
  6. The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman)
  7. Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman)

1956

  1. A Man Escaped (Robert Bresson)
  2. The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. The Burmese Harp (Kon Ichikawa)
  5. The Searchers (John Ford)
  6. The Killing (Stanley Kubrick)
  7. Aparajito (Satyajit Ray)
  8. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel)

1955

  1. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton)
  2. Floating Clouds (Naruse Mikio)
  3. Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray)
  4. Lola Montès (Max Ophuls)
  5. The Long Gray Line (John Ford)
  6. Moonfleet (Fritz Lang)
  7. Mr. Arkadin (Orson Welles)
  8. All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk)
  9. Artists and Models (Frank Tashlin)
  10. Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich)
  11. Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray)
  12. Shin Heike Monogatari (Mizoguchi Kenji)
  13. To Catch a Thief (Alfred Hitchcock)
  14. Lady and the Tramp (Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi & Wilfred Jackson)
  15. Killer’s Kiss (Stanley Kubrick)

1954

  1. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa Akira)
  2. Sansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi Kenji)
  3. Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. A Star Is Born (George Cukor)
  5. Journey to Italy (Roberto Rossellini)
  6. Godzilla (Honda Ishiro)
  7. The Crucified Lovers (Mizoguchi Kenji)
  8. Magnificent Obsession (Douglas Sirk)
  9. On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan)
  10. Knave of Hearts (René Clément)

1953

  1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Howard Hawks)
  2. Tokyo Story (Ozu Yasujiro)
  3. The Saga of Anatahan (Josef von Sternberg)
  4. Ugetsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi Kenji)
  5. A Geisha (Mizoguchi Kenji)
  6. The Big Heat (Fritz Lang)
  7. The Lady Without Camelias (Michelangelo Antonioni)
  8. I Confess (Alfred Hitchcock)
  9. Peter Pan (Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi & Wilfred Jackson)

1952

  1. The Golden Coach (Jean Renoir)
  2. The Quiet Man (John Ford)
  3. Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly)
  4. The Lusty Men (Nicholas Ray)
  5. Europa ’51 (Roberto Rossellini)
  6. Ikiru (Kurosawa Akira)
  7. High Noon (Fred Zinnemann)

1951

  1. Diary of a Country Priest (Robert Bresson)
  2. Awaara (Raj Kapoor)
  3. The Tall Target (Anthony Mann)
  4. Othello (Orson Welles)
  5. An American in Paris (Vincente Minnelli)
  6. Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock)
  7. Alice in Wonderland (Clyde Geronimi & Hamilton Luske & Wilfred Jackson)

1950

  1. La Ronde (Max Ophuls)
  2. All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  3. Sunset Blvd. (Billy Wilder)
  4. Rashomon (Kurosawa Akira)
  5. Los Olvidados (Luis Buñuel)
  6. Les Enfants Terribles (Jean-Pierre Melville)
  7. Cinderella (Wilfred Jackson & Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi)
  8. No Way Out (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)

1949

  1. Late Spring (Ozu Yasujiro)
  2. The Heiress (William Wyler)
  3. The Third Man (Carol Reed)
  4. A Letter to Three Wives (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  5. I Shot Jesse James (Samuel Fuller)
  6. Act of Violence (Fred Zinnemann)

1948

  1. Letter From an Unknown Woman (Max Ophuls)
  2. Spring in a Small Town (Fei Mu)
  3. Fort Apache (John Ford)
  4. The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
  5. Berlin Express (Jacques Tourneur)
  6. Women of the Night (Mizoguchi Kenji)
  7. Drunken Angel (Kurosawa Akira)
  8. Rope (Alfred Hitchcock)
  9. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica)

1947

  1. Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur)
  2. Daisy Kenyon (Otto Preminger)
  3. The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (Preston Sturges)
  4. T-Men (Anthony Mann)

1946

  1. Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks)
  3. Canyon Passage (Jacques Tourneur)
  4. It’s a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra)
  5. The Locket (John Brahm)
  6. Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau)
  7. Enamorada (Emilio Fernández)
  8. Gilda (Charles Vidor)

1945

  1. The Clock (Vincente Minnelli)
  2. Brief Encounter (David Lean)
  3. Detour (Edgar G. Ulmer)
  4. Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (Robert Bresson)
  5. Mildred Pierce (Michael Curtiz)
  6. Rome, Open City (Roberto Rossellini)
  7. My Name Is Julia Ross (Joseph H. Lewis)

1944

  1. Meet Me in St. Louis (Vincente Minnelli)
  2. Grosse Freiheit Nr. 7 (Helmut Käutner)
  3. Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder)
  4. Laura (Otto Preminger)

1943

  1. The Seventh Victim (Mark Robson)
  2. I Walked With a Zombie (Jacques Tourneur)
  3. The Gang’s All Here (Busby Berkeley)
  4. The Leopard Man (Jacques Tourneur)
  5. Heaven Can Wait (Ernst Lubitsch)
  6. Angels of Sin (Robert Bresson)
  7. Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock)
  8. Ossessione (Luchino Visconti)
  9. Bataan (Tay Garnett)

1942

  1. The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles)
  2. Cat People (Jacques Tourneur)
  3. Casablanca (Michael Curtiz)
  4. Bambi (David Hand)
  5. Quiet Please, Murder (John Larkin)

1941

  1. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
  2. Dumbo (Ben Sharpsteen)
  3. Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. The Maltese Falcon (John Huston)
  5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Victor Fleming)

1940

  1. His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks)
  2. Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. Pinocchio (Ben Sharpsteen & Hamilton Luske)
  4. Fantasia (Ben Sharpsteen/Samuel Armstrong/James Algar/Bill Roberts & Paul Satterfield/Ford Beebe, Jr. & Jim Handley & Hamilton Luske/Norm Ferguson & T. Hee/Wilfred Jackson)
  5. Stranger on the Third Floor (Boris Ingster)

1939

  1. Only Angels Have Wings (Howard Hawks)
  2. The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir)
  3. Stagecoach (John Ford)
  4. The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming)
  5. The Women (George Cukor)
  6. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Frank Capra)
  7. Jamaica Inn (Alfred Hitchcock)

1938

  1. Holiday (George Cukor)
  2. The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock)

1937

  1. The Awful Truth (Leo McCarey)
  2. Make Way for Tomorrow (Leo McCarey)
  3. Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir)
  4. A Star Is Born (William A. Wellman)
  5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (David Hand)

1936

  1. A Day in the Country (Jean Renoir)
  2. Fury (Fritz Lang)
  3. The Story of a Cheat (Sacha Guitry)
  4. Sabotage (Alfred Hitchcock)
  5. The Crime of Monsieur Lange (Jean Renoir)
  6. Allá en el Rancho Grande (Fernando de Fuentes)

1935

  1. Ruggles of Red Gap (Leo McCarey)
  2. The 39 Steps (Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. Toni (Jean Renoir)
  4. Happiness (Aleksandr Medvedkin)

1934

  1. The Goddess (Wu Yonggang)
  2. L’Atalante (Jean Vigo)
  3. Bad Seed (Billy Wilder and Alexander Esway)

1933

  1. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Fritz Lang)
  2. Only Yesterday (John M. Stahl)
  3. Dragnet Girl (Ozu Yasujiro)
  4. Liebelei (Max Ophuls)
  5. Design for Living (Ernst Lubitsch)
  6. Zero for Conduct (Jean Vigo)
  7. 42nd Street (Lloyd Bacon)

1932

  1. Shanghai Express (Josef von Sternberg)
  2. Trouble in Paradise (Ernst Lubitsch)
  3. Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth? (Ozu Yasujiro)
  4. Scarface (Howard Hawks)
  5. Blonde Venus (Josef von Sternberg)
  6. The Mask of Fu Manchu (Charles Brabin)
  7. The Sign of the Cross (Cecil B. DeMille)
  8. Fantômas (Fejős Pál)

1931

  1. M (Fritz Lang)
  2. Dishonored (Josef von Sternberg)
  3. City Lights (Charles Chaplin)
  4. Tabu (F.W. Murnau)
  5. La Chienne (Jean Renoir)
  6. Frankenstein (James Whale)
  7. Marius (Alexander Korda)
  8. The Public Enemy (William A. Wellman)

1930

  1. Morocco (Josef von Sternberg)
  2. Earth (Alexander Dovzhenko)
  3. The Big Trail (Raoul Walsh)
  4. The Blue Angel (Josef von Sternberg)
  5. L’Âge d’Or (Luis Buñuel)

1929

  1. Man With a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov)
  2. Applause (Rouben Mamoulian)
  3. Thunderbolt (Josef von Sternberg)
  4. My Grandmother (Kote Mikaberidze)

1928

  1. Spione (Fritz Lang)
  2. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer)
  3. The Docks of New York (Josef von Sternberg)
  4. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Charles Reisner and Buster Keaton)
  5. The Wedding March (Erich von Stroheim)
  6. Show People (King Vidor)
  7. The Circus (Charles Chaplin)
  8. L’Argent (Marcel L’Herbier)

1927

  1. Napoléon (Abel Gance)
  2. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau)
  3. Metropolis (Fritz Lang)
  4. The Seashell and the Clergyman (Germaine Dulac)
  5. It (Clarence Badger)

1926

  1. The General (Buster Keaton & Clyde Bruckman)
  2. Silence (Rupert Julian)

1925

  1. Seven Chances (Buster Keaton)
  2. Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein)
  3. The Merry Widow (Erich von Stroheim)

1924

  1. Greed (Erich von Stroheim)
  2. Sherlock, Jr. (Buster Keaton)
  3. The Thief of Bagdad (Raoul Walsh)
  4. HE Who Gets Slapped (Victor Sjöström)
  5. The Marriage Circle (Ernst Lubitsch)
  6. The Miracle of the Wolves (Raymond Bernard)

1923

  1. Safety Last! (Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor)

1922

  1. Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (Fritz Lang)
  2. Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau)
  3. Nanook of the North (Robert J. Flaherty)

1920

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene)

1918

  1. Tih-Minh (Louis Feuillade)
  2. Mickey (F. Richard Jones & James Young)

1915

  1. Les Vampires (Feuillade)
  2. The Birth of a Nation (D.W. Griffith)
  3. The Cheat (Cecil B. DeMille)

1913

  1. Fantômas (Louis Feuillade)
  2. L’Enfant de Paris (Léonce Perret)
  3. The Last Days of Pompeii (Mario Caserini & Eleuterio Rodolfi)