“Polls” Lists/Commercial Releases

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

The feature films I have seen that are not listed below.

The following lists are produced mostly based off of Mike D’Angelo’s commercial release lists.

2018

  1. First Reformed (2017, Paul Schrader)
  2. Legend of the Mountain (1979, King Hu)*
  3. The Day After (2017, Hong Sang-soo)
  4. Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018, Christopher McQuarrie)
  5. Zama (2017, Lucrecia Martel)
  6. Un beau soleil intérieur (2017, Claire Denis)
  7. Cold Water (1994, Olivier Assayas)*
  8. Before We Vanish (2017, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  9. Isle of Dogs (2018, Wes Anderson)
  10. Claire’s Camera (2017, Hong Sang-soo)
  11. Support the Girls (2018, Andrew Bujalski)
  12. The Great Silence (1968, Sergio Corbucci)*
  13. The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company (1986, Jean-Luc Godard)*
  14. Good Manners (2017, Marco Dutra & Juliana Rojas)
  15. Western (2017, Valeska Grisebach)
  16. Ismael’s Ghosts (2017, Arnaud Desplechin)
  17. The Commuter (2018, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  18. Caniba (2017, Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel)
  19. PROTOTYPE (2017, Blake Williams)
  20. Notes on an Appearance (2018, Ricky D’Ambrose)
  21. Lover for a Day (2017, Philippe Garrel)
  22. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018, RaMell Ross)
  23. The Green Fog (2017, Guy Maddin & Evan Johnson & Galen Johnson)
  24. Game Night (2018, John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein)
  25. Black Panther (2018, Ryan Coogler)
  26. The 15:17 to Paris (2018, Clint Eastwood)
  27. Sorry to Bother You (2018, Boots Riley)
  28. Let the Corpses Tan (2017, Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani)
  29. Scarred Hearts (2016, Radu Jude)
  30. Ready Player One (2018, Steven Spielberg)
  31. The Wild Boys (2017, Bertrand Mandico)
  32. 24 Frames (2017, Abbas Kiarostami)
  33. Maison du bonheur (2017, Sofia Bohdanowicz)
  34. En el Séptimo Día (2017, Jim McKay)
  35. Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018, Peyton Reed)
  36. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018, Ron Howard)
  37. The Guilty (2018, Gustav Möller)
  38. Ava (2017, Sadaf Foroughi)
  39. Avengers: Infinity War (2018, Anthony & Joe Russo)
  40. The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018, Desiree Akhavan)
  41. Leave No Trace (2018, Debra Granik)
  42. Looking at the Stars (2016, Alexandre Peralta)
  43. Love, Cecil (2017, Lisa Immordino Vreeland)
  44. 12 Days (2017, Raymond Depardon)
  45. Eighth Grade (2018, Bo Burnham)
  46. Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (2017, Bruno Dumont)
  47. Crazy Rich Asians (2018, Jon M. Chu)
  48. Le Redoutable (2017, Michel Hazanavicius)

2017

  1. Taipei Story (1985, Edward Yang)*
  2. On the Beach at Night Alone (2017, Hong Sang-soo)
  3. The Work (2017, Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous)
  4. Faces Places (2017, Agnès Varda & JR)
  5. Princess Cyd (2017, Stephen Cone)
  6. Good Time (2017, Josh & Benny Safdie)
  7. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017, S.S. Rajamouli)
  8. The Post (2017, Steven Spielberg)
  9. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  10. Daughter of the Nile (1987, Hou Hsiao-hsien)*
  11. 120 BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017, Robin Campillo)
  12. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017, Rian Johnson)
  13. Chung Kuo – China (1972, Michelangelo Antonioni)*
  14. Lady Bird (2017, Greta Gerwig)
  15. Phantom Thread (2017, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  16. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017, Noah Baumbach)
  17. The Son of Joseph (2016, Eugène Green)
  18. Call Me by Your Name (2017, Luca Guadagnino)
  19. The Lost City of Z (2016, James Gray)
  20. Personal Shopper (2016, Olivier Assayas)
  21. Nocturama (2016, Bertrand Bonello)
  22. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (2017, Frederick Wiseman)
  23. Song to Song (2017, Terrence Malick)
  24. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017, Chad Stahelski)
  25. Marjorie Prime (2017, Michael Almereyda)
  26. The Ornithologist (2016, João Pedro Rodrigues)
  27. Wonderstruck (2017, Todd Haynes)
  28. The Florida Project (2017, Sean Baker)
  29. Starless Dreams (2016, Mehrdad Oskouei)
  30. Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017, S. Craig Zahler)
  31. Hermia & Helena (2016, Matías Piñeiro)
  32. Downsizing (2017, Alexander Payne)
  33. Person to Person (2017, Dustin Guy Defa)
  34. A Quiet Passion (2016, Terence Davies)
  35. Get Out (2017, Jordan Peele)
  36. The Human Surge (2016, Eduardo Williams)
  37. Escapes (2017, Michael Almereyda)
  38. The Beguiled (2017, Sofia Coppola)
  39. Your Name. (2016, Makoto Shinkai)
  40. Last Flag Flying (2017, Richard Linklater)
  41. The Unknown Girl (2016, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  42. Staying Vertical (2016, Alain Guiraudie)
  43. Thirst Street (2017, Nathan Silver)
  44. Alien: Covenant (2017, Ridley Scott)
  45. Logan Lucky (2017, Steven Soderbergh)
  46. Baby Driver (2017, Edgar Wright)
  47. Rat Film (2016, Theo Anthony)
  48. By the Time It Gets Dark (2016, Anocha Suwichakornpong)
  49. Kékszakállú (2016, Gastón Solnicki)
  50. Girls Trip (2017, Malcolm D. Lee)
  51. Mudbound (2017, Dee Rees)
  52. Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016, Bill Morrison)
  53. The Death of Louis XIV (2016, Albert Serra)
  54. Félicité (2017, Alain Gomis)
  55. Split (2016, M. Night Shyamalan)
  56. A Cure for Wellness (2016, Gore Verbinski)
  57. Okja (2017, Bong Joon-ho)
  58. The Future Perfect (2016, Nele Wohlatz)
  59. Bronx Gothic (2017, Andrew Rossi)
  60. The Other Side of Hope (2017, Aki Kaurismäki)
  61. The Square (2017, Ruben Östlund)
  62. 4 Days in France (2016, Jérôme Reybaud)
  63. My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2016, Dash Shaw)
  64. Wonder Wheel (2017, Woody Allen)
  65. Harmonium (2016, Kôji Fukada)
  66. Graduation (2016, Cristian Mungiu)
  67. Last Men in Aleppo (2017, Feras Fayyad)
  68. Blade Runner 2049 (2017, Denis Villeneuve)
  69. Thelma (2017, Joachim Trier)
  70. All the Money in the World (2017, Ridley Scott)
  71. Dunkirk (2017, Christopher Nolan)
  72. Jane (2017, Brett Morgen)
  73. After the Storm (2016, Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  74. Columbus (2017, Kogonada)
  75. Spettacolo (2017, Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen)
  76. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016, Juho Kuosmanen)
  77. The Great Wall (2016, Zhang Yimou)
  78. A Ghost Story (2017, David Lowery)
  79. Happy Death Day (2017, Christopher B. Landon)
  80. Coco (2017, Lee Unkrich)
  81. Gook (2017, Justin Chon)
  82. Casting JonBenet (2017, Kitty Green)
  83. The Fate of the Furious (2017, F. Gary Gray)
  84. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017, James Gunn)
  85. Beach Rats (2017, Eliza Hittman)
  86. The Lego Batman Movie (2017, Chris McKay)
  87. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017, Martin McDonagh)
  88. The Shape of Water (2017, Guillermo del Toro)
  89. Raw (2016, Julia Ducournau)
  90. Atomic Blonde (2017, David Leitch)
  91. Wonder Woman (2017, Patty Jenkins)
  92. Logan (2017, James Mangold)
  93. The Big Sick (2017, Michael Showalter)
  94. Cézanne et moi (2016, Danièle Thompson)
  95. The Void (2016, Jeremy Gillespie & Steven Kostanski)
  96. Wind River (2017, Taylor Sheridan)
  97. The Disaster Artist (2017, James Franco)
  98. Kong: Skull Island (2017, Jordan Vogt-Roberts)
  99. Ingrid Goes West (2017, Matt Spicer)
  100. As You Are (2016, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte)
  101. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017, Yorgos Lanthimos)
  102. I, Tonya (2017, Craig Gillespie)
  103. mother! (2017, Darren Aronofsky)

2016

  1. A Touch of Zen (1971, King Hu)*
  2. The Terrorizers (1986, Edward Yang)*
  3. Dragon Inn (1967, King Hu)*
  4. Silence (2016, Martin Scorsese)
  5. Manchester by the Sea (2016, Kenneth Lonergan)
  6. Cameraperson (2016, Kirsten Johnson)
  7. Toni Erdmann (2016, Maren Ade)
  8. My Golden Days (2015, Arnaud Desplechin)
  9. Mountains May Depart (2015, Jia Zhangke)
  10. Right Now, Wrong Then (2015, Hong Sang-soo)
  11. The Handmaiden (2016, Park Chan-wook)
  12. O.J.: Made in America (2016, Ezra Edelman)
  13. Happy Hour (2015, Ryusuke Hamaguchi)
  14. Cemetery of Splendour (2015, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  15. Kaili Blues (2015, Bi Gan)
  16. Elle (2016, Paul Verhoeven)
  17. Kate Plays Christine (2016, Robert Greene)
  18. Certain Women (2016, Kelly Reichardt)
  19. Things to Come (2016, Mia Hansen-Løve)
  20. Sunset Song (2015, Terence Davies)
  21. Sully (2016, Clint Eastwood)
  22. Paterson (2016, Jim Jarmusch)
  23. SPL II: A Time for Consequences (2015, Soi Cheang)
  24. Creepy (2016, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
  25. Aquarius (2016, Kleber Mendonça Filho)
  26. Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party (2015, Stephen Cone)
  27. I Am Not Your Negro (2016, Raoul Peck)
  28. The Shallows (2016, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  29. Shin Godzilla (2016, Hideaki Anno)
  30. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016, Richard Linklater)
  31. Love & Friendship (2016, Whit Stillman)
  32. The Other Side (2015, Roberto Minervini)
  33. 20th Century Women (2016, Mike Mills)
  34. Moonlight (2016, Barry Jenkins)
  35. Three (2016, Johnnie To)
  36. The Edge of Seventeen (2016, Kelly Fremon Craig)
  37. The Illinois Parables (2016, Deborah Stratman)
  38. In the Shadow of Women (2015, Philippe Garrel)
  39. Belladonna of Sadness (1973, Eiichi Yamamoto)*
  40. Tower (2016, Keith Maitland)
  41. Julieta (2016, Pedro Almodóvar)
  42. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016, Travis Knight)
  43. Hail, Caesar! (2016, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  44. Allied (2016, Robert Zemeckis)
  45. Rogue One (2016, Gareth Edwards)
  46. Weiner (2016, Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg)
  47. De Palma (2015, Noah Baumbach & Jake Paltrow)
  48. Our Little Sister (2015, Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  49. I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016, Feng Xiaogang)
  50. The Treasure (2015, Corneliu Porumboiu)
  51. Rules Don’t Apply (2016, Warren Beatty)
  52. Knight of Cups (2015, Terrence Malick)
  53. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016, Zack Snyder)
  54. Only Yesterday (1991, Isao Takahata)*
  55. The Academy of Muses (2016, José Luis Guerín)
  56. Hell or High Water (2016, David Mackenzie)
  57. Arrival (2016, Denis Villeneuve)
  58. Café Society (2016, Woody Allen)
  59. Aferim! (2015, Radu Jude)
  60. Always Shine (2016, Sophia Takal)
  61. The Love Witch (2016, Anna Biller)
  62. Neruda (2016, Pablo Larraín)
  63. Don’t Breathe (2016, Fede Alvarez)
  64. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016, Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone)
  65. Valley of Love (2015, Guillaume Nicloux)
  66. The Mermaid (2016, Stephen Chow)
  67. Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (2016, Terrence Malick)
  68. Green Room (2015, Jeremy Saulnier)
  69. The Invitation (2015, Karyn Kusama)
  70. The Lobster (2015, Yorgos Lanthimos)
  71. Indignation (2016, James Schamus)
  72. Moana (2016, John Musker & Ron Clements)
  73. The Fits (2015, Anna Rose Holmer)
  74. The Nice Guys (2016, Shane Black)
  75. Là-bas (2006, Chantal Akerman)*
  76. Los Sures (1984, Diego Echeverria)*
  77. 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016, Dan Trachtenberg)
  78. Hacksaw Ridge (2016, Mel Gibson)
  79. I Don’t Belong Anywhere: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman (2015, Marianne Lambert)
  80. I, Daniel Blake (2016, Ken Loach)
  81. A Bigger Splash (2015, Luca Guadagnino)
  82. April and the Extraordinary World (2015, Christian Desmares & Franck Ekinci)
  83. Fences (2016, Denzel Washington)
  84. Midnight Special (2016, Jeff Nichols)
  85. Demolition (2015, Jean-Marc Vallée)
  86. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016, David Yates)
  87. Sing Street (2016, John Carney)
  88. Francofonia (2015, Alexander Sokurov)
  89. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016, Nicholas Stoller)
  90. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016, Bryan Singer)
  91. Captain America: Civil War (2016, Anthony & Joe Russo)
  92. No Home Movie (2015, Chantal Akerman)
  93. Doctor Strange (2016, Scott Derrickson)
  94. Deepwater Horizon (2016, Peter Berg)
  95. High-Rise (2015, Ben Wheatley)
  96. Zootopia (2016, Byron Howard & Rich Moore)
  97. The Jungle Book (2016, Jon Favreau)
  98. American Honey (2016, Andrea Arnold)
  99. The Magnificent Seven (2016, Antoine Fuqua)
  100. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016, Taika Waititi)
  101. Jason Bourne (2016, Paul Greengrass)
  102. Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016, Ang Lee)
  103. Eye in the Sky (2015, Gavin Hood)
  104. Nerve (2016, Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman)
  105. The Witch: A New-England Folktale (2015, Robert Eggers)
  106. Krisha (2015, Trey Edward Shults)
  107. Passengers (2016, Morten Tyldum)
  108. A Monster Calls (2016, J.A. Bayona)
  109. Embrace of the Serpent (2015, Ciro Guerra)
  110. The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016, Cedric Nicolas-Troyan)
  111. Money Monster (2016, Jodie Foster)
  112. Keanu (2016, Peter Atencio)
  113. Nocturnal Animals (2016, Tom Ford)
  114. 13th (2016, Ava DuVernay)
  115. Lion (2016, Garth Davis)
  116. La La Land (2016, Damien Chazelle)
  117. Jackie (2016, Pablo Larraín)
  118. Christine (2016, Antonio Campos)
  119. Live by Night (2016, Ben Affleck)
  120. Cosmos (2015, Andrzej Zulawski)
  121. Assassin’s Creed (2016, Justin Kurzel)
  122. On the Silver Globe (1988, Andrzej Zulawski)*
  123. Hidden Figures (2016, Theodore Melfi)
  124. Deadpool (2016, Tim Miller)
  125. Don’t Think Twice (2016, Mike Birbiglia)
  126. The Neon Demon (2016, Nicolas Winding Refn)
  127. Now You See Me 2 (2016, Jon M. Chu)
  128. Swiss Army Man (2016, Daniel Scheinert & Daniel Kwan)
  129. Suicide Squad (2016, David Ayer)

2015

  1. Out 1 (1971, Jacques Rivette)*
  2. Carol (2015, Todd Haynes)
  3. Phoenix (2014, Christian Petzold)
  4. Mistress America (2015, Noah Baumbach)
  5. The Forbidden Room (2015, Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson)
  6. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015, George Miller)
  7. The Assassin (2015, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  8. Blackhat (2015, Michael Mann)
  9. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015, Christopher McQuarrie)
  10. When Marnie Was There (2014, Hiromasa Yonebayashi)
  11. Sicario (2015, Denis Villeneuve)
  12. Rebels of the Neon God (1992, Tsai Ming-liang)*
  13. Horse Money (2014, Pedro Costa)
  14. Magic Mike XXL (2015, Gregory Jacobs)
  15. Queen of Earth (2015, Alex Ross Perry)
  16. L for Leisure (2014, Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn)
  17. The Mend (2014, John Magary)
  18. The Hateful Eight (2015, Quentin Tarantino)
  19. Aloha (2015, Cameron Crowe)
  20. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015, J.J. Abrams)
  21. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014, Olivier Assayas)
  22. Heaven Knows What (2014, Josh & Benny Safdie)
  23. Bridge of Spies (2015, Steven Spielberg)
  24. Unfriended (2014, Leo Gabriadze)
  25. The Duke of Burgundy (2014, Peter Strickland)
  26. Creed (2015, Ryan Coogler)
  27. Tangerine (2015, Sean Baker)
  28. Baahubali: The Beginning (2015, S.S. Rajamouli)
  29. Inside Out (2015, Pete Docter)
  30. Results (2015, Andrew Bujalski)
  31. 45 Years (2015, Andrew Haigh)
  32. Mustang (2015, Denis Gamze Ergüven)
  33. Run All Night (2015, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  34. Office (2015, Johnnie To)
  35. James White (2015, Josh Mond)
  36. The Martian (2015, Ridley Scott)
  37. Güeros (2014, Alonso Ruizpalacios)
  38. Spotlight (2015, Tom McCarthy)
  39. Brooklyn (2015, John Crowley)
  40. The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015, Marielle Heller)
  41. Joy (2015, David O. Russell)
  42. Saint Laurent (2014, Bertrand Bonello)
  43. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015, Joss Whedon)
  44. Steve Jobs (2015, Danny Boyle)
  45. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015, Francis Lawrence)
  46. Boy and the World (2013, Alê Abreu)
  47. Everest (2015, Baltasar Kormákur)
  48. The Walk (2015, Robert Zemeckis)
  49. Trainwreck (2015, Judd Apatow)
  50. Ant-Man (2015, Peyton Reed)
  51. It Follows (2014, David Robert Mitchell)
  52. Ex Machina (2015, Alex Garland)
  53. Love & Mercy (2014, Bill Pohlad)
  54. Straight Outta Compton (2015, F. Gary Gray)
  55. Furious 7 (2015, James Wan)
  56. Room (2015, Lenny Abrahamson)
  57. Anomalisa (2015, Charlie Kaufman)
  58. Meet the Patels (2014, Geeta V. Patel & Ravi V. Patel)
  59. The Wolfpack (2015, Crystal Moselle)
  60. Song of Lahore (2015, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy & Andy Schocken)
  61. Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015, Brett Morgen)
  62. Spectre (2015, Sam Mendes)
  63. Son of Saul (2015, László Nemes)
  64. The Gift (2015, Joel Edgerton)
  65. Chi-Raq (2015, Spike Lee)
  66. Macbeth (2015, Justin Kurzel)
  67. The Revenant (2015, Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  68. Black Mass (2015, Scott Cooper)
  69. In the Heart of the Sea (2015, Ron Howard)
  70. Beasts of No Nation (2015, Cary Joji Fukunaga)
  71. The Danish Girl (2015, Tom Hooper)
  72. The Big Short (2015, Adam McKay)
  73. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014, Matthew Vaughn)
  74. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon)

2014

  1. Boyhood (2014, Richard Linklater)
  2. Manakamana (2013, Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez)
  3. Inherent Vice (2014, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  4. Two Days, One Night (2014, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
  5. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, Wes Anderson)
  6. The Immigrant (2013, James Gray)
  7. Non-Stop (2014, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  8. John Wick (2014, Chad Stahelski and David Leitch)
  9. Stranger by the Lake (2013, Alain Guiraudie)
  10. Night Moves (2013, Kelly Reichardt)
  11. Actress (2014, Robert Greene)
  12. Whiplash (2014, Damien Chazelle)
  13. Nightcrawler (2014, Dan Gilroy)
  14. Chantal Akerman, From Here (2010, Gustavo Beck & Leonardo Ferreira)*
  15. Edge of Tomorrow (2014, Doug Liman)
  16. The Lego Movie (2014, Phil Lord & Chris Miller)
  17. Interstellar (2014, Christopher Nolan)
  18. Blue Ruin (2013, Jeremy Saulnier)
  19. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014, James Gunn)
  20. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014, Anthony & Joe Russo)
  21. Foxcatcher (2014, Bennett Miller)
  22. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014, Bryan Singer)
  23. Selma (2014, Ava DuVernay)
  24. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014, Francis Lawrence)
  25. Big Hero 6 (2014, Don Hall & Chris Williams)
  26. Fury (2014, David Ayer)
  27. The Imitation Game (2014, Morten Tyldum)
  28. Birdman, or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014, Alejandro González Iñárritu)
  29. The Theory of Everything (2014, James Marsh)
  30. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014, Marc Webb)

2013

  1. Passion (2012, Brian De Palma)
  2. Before Midnight (2013, Richard Linklater)
  3. The Grandmaster (2013, Wong Kar-wai)
  4. To the Wonder (2012, Terrence Malick)
  5. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  6. Frances Ha (2012, Noah Baumbach)
  7. The World’s End (2013, Edgar Wright)
  8. The Act of Killing (2012, Joshua Oppenheimer)
  9. Leviathan (2012, Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel)
  10. Computer Chess (2013, Andrew Bujalski)
  11. The Unspeakable Act (2012, Dan Sallitt)
  12. 12 Years a Slave (2013, Steve McQueen)
  13. Gravity (2013, Alfonso Cuáron)
  14. Viola (2012, Matías Piñeiro)
  15. Her (2013, Spike Jonze)
  16. Upstream Color (2013, Shane Carruth)
  17. Stories We Tell (2012, Sarah Polley)
  18. Captain Phillips (2013, Paul Greengrass)
  19. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013, Francis Lawrence)
  20. Pacific Rim (2013, Guillermo del Toro)
  21. American Hustle (2013, David O. Russell)
  22. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013, J.J. Abrams)
  23. Frozen (2013, Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee)
  24. Simon Killer (2012, Antonio Campos)
  25. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013, Peter Jackson)
  26. Iron Man 3 (2013, Shane Black)
  27. Man of Steel (2013, Zack Snyder)
  28. Elysium (2013, Neill Blomkamp)
  29. The Heat (2013, Paul Feig)
  30. World War Z (2013, Marc Forster)
  31. Monsters University (2013, Dan Scanlon)
  32. The Wolverine (2013, James Mangold)
  33. Now You See Me (2013, Louis Leterrier)
  34. Thor: The Dark World (2013, Alan Taylor)
  35. Olympus Has Fallen (2013, Antoine Fuqua)
  36. Despicable Me 2 (2013, Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud)
  37. Only God Forgives (2013, Nicolas Winding Refn)

2012

  1. The Day He Arrives (2011, Hong Sang-soo)
  2. Moonrise Kingdom (2012, Wes Anderson)
  3. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012, Don Hertzfeldt)
  4. Holy Motors (2012, Leos Carax)
  5. The Master (2012, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  6. Resident Evil: Retribution (2012, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  7. In Another Country (2012, Hong Sang-soo)
  8. The Wise Kids (2011, Stephen Cone)
  9. Looper (2012, Rian Johnson)
  10. Cloud Atlas (2012, Lana & Lilly Wachowski & Tom Tykwer)
  11. Prometheus (2012, Ridley Scott)
  12. Skyfall (2012, Sam Mendes)
  13. Battle Royale (2000, Kinji Fukasaku)*
  14. Django Unchained (2012, Quentin Tarantino)
  15. Dredd (2012, Pete Travis)
  16. Argo (2012, Ben Affleck)
  17. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011, David Gelb)
  18. Life of Pi (2012, Ang Lee)
  19. The Dark Knight Rises (2012, Christopher Nolan)
  20. The Avengers (2012, Joss Whedon)
  21. Lincoln (2012, Steven Spielberg)
  22. The Hunger Games (2012, Gary Ross)
  23. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012, Peter Jackson)
  24. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012, Marc Webb)
  25. Les Misérables (2012, Tom Hooper)
  26. The Words (2012, Brian Klugman & Lee Sternthal)

2011

  1. A Brighter Summer Day (1991, Edward Yang)*
  2. The Tree of Life (2011, Terrence Malick)
  3. Margaret (2011, Kenneth Lonergan)
  4. Meek’s Cutoff (2010, Kelly Reichardt)
  5. Historias extraordinarias (2008, Mariano Llinás)*
  6. Melancholia (2011, Lars von Trier)
  7. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011, Brad Bird)
  8. House of Tolerance (2011, Bertrand Bonello)
  9. Pina (2011, Wim Wenders)
  10. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011, David Fincher)
  11. Unknown (2011, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  12. Midnight in Paris (2011, Woody Allen)
  13. Moneyball (2011, Bennett Miller)
  14. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010, Werner Herzog)
  15. Hugo (2011, Martin Scorsese)
  16. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011, Guy Ritchie)
  17. Pariah (2011, Dee Rees)
  18. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011, Tomas Alfredson)
  19. The Artist (2011, Michel Hazanavicius)
  20. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011, David Yates)
  21. Ip Man 2 (2010, Wilson Yip)
  22. Bridesmaids (2011, Paul Feig)
  23. X-Men: First Class (2011, Matthew Vaughn)
  24. Drive (2011, Nicolas Winding Refn)
  25. War Horse (2011, Steven Spielberg)
  26. Life in a Day (2011, Kevin Macdonald)
  27. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011, Joe Johnston)
  28. Thor (2011, Kenneth Branagh)

2010

  1. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010, Edgar Wright)
  2. The Social Network (2010, David Fincher)
  3. Sweetgrass (2009, Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor)
  4. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  5. True Grit (2010, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  6. Toy Story 3 (2010, Lee Unkrich)
  7. Dogtooth (2009, Yorgos Lanthimos)
  8. Winter’s Bone (2010, Debra Granik)
  9. Inside Job (2010, Charles Ferguson)
  10. Inception (2010, Christopher Nolan)
  11. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010, Banksy)
  12. Ip Man (2008, Wilson Yip)
  13. The Fighter (2010, David O. Russell)
  14. Fish Tank (2009, Andrea Arnold)
  15. The King’s Speech (2010, Tom Hooper)
  16. Tangled (2010, Nathan Greno & Byron Howard)
  17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010, David Yates)
  18. Despicable Me (2010, Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud)
  19. C.R.A.Z.Y. (2006, Jean-Marc Vallée)*
  20. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010, Michael Apted)
  21. The A-Team (2010, Joe Carnahan)
  22. Iron Man 2 (2010, Jon Favreau)
  23. Mao’s Last Dancer (2009, Bruce Beresford)
  24. The Karate Kid (2010, Harold Zwart)
  25. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010, David Slade)
  26. Extraordinary Measures (2010, Tom Vaughn)

2009

  1. Public Enemies (2009, Michael Mann)
  2. Two Lovers (2008, James Gray)
  3. Inglourious Basterds (2009, Quentin Tarantino)
  4. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009, Wes Anderson)
  5. Up (2009, Pete Docter)
  6. Orphan (2009, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  7. The Beaches of Agnès (2008, Agnès Varda)
  8. Afterschool (2008, Antonio Campos)
  9. A Serious Man (2009, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  10. Star Trek (2009, J.J. Abrams)
  11. Coraline (2009, Henry Selick)
  12. Red Cliff (2008, John Woo)
  13. Sherlock Holmes (2009, Guy Ritchie)
  14. Avatar (2009, James Cameron)
  15. Taken (2008, Pierre Morel)
  16. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009, David Yates)
  17. Up in the Air (2009, Jason Reitman)
  18. Invictus (2009, Clint Eastwood)
  19. Angels & Demons (2009, Ron Howard)
  20. Michael Jackson’s This Is It (2009, Kenny Ortega)
  21. 17 Again (2009, Burr Steers)
  22. The Soloist (2009, Joe Wright)
  23. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009, Gavin Hood)
  24. (500) Days of Summer (2009, Marc Webb)
  25. Bride Wars (2009, Gary Winick)
  26. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009, Michael Bay)

2008

  1. Still Life (2006, Jia Zhangke)
  2. WALL•E (2008, Andrew Stanton)
  3. Wendy and Lucy (2008, Kelly Reichardt)
  4. My Blueberry Nights (2007, Wong Kar-wai)
  5. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007, Cristian Mungiu)
  6. Burn After Reading (2008, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  7. As Tears Go By (1988, Wong Kar-wai)*
  8. The Dark Knight (2008, Christopher Nolan)
  9. Iron Man (2008, Jon Favreau)
  10. Viva (2007, Anna Biller)
  11. Cloverfield (2008, Matt Reeves)
  12. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008, Steven Spielberg)
  13. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008, David Fincher)
  14. Synecdoche, New York (2008, Charlie Kaufman)
  15. Bolt (2008, Chris Williams & Byron Howard)
  16. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008, Andrew Adamson)
  17. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008, Rob Minkoff)
  18. Quantum of Solace (2008, Marc Forster)
  19. Hancock (2008, Peter Berg)
  20. 27 Dresses (2008, Anne Fletcher)
  21. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008, Rob Cohen)
  22. The Express (2008, Gary Fleder)
  23. Twilight (2008, Catherine Hardwicke)
  24. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008, Dave Filoni)
  25. Jumper (2008, Doug Liman)

2007

  1. Exiled (2006, Johnnie To)
  2. There Will Be Blood (2007, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  3. The Host (2006, Bong Joon-ho)
  4. Hot Fuzz (2007, Edgar Wright)
  5. No Country for Old Men (2007, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  6. Persepolis (2007, Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud)
  7. Resident Evil: Extinction (2007, Russell Mulcahy)
  8. Ratatouille (2007, Brad Bird)
  9. The Darjeeling Limited (2007, Wes Anderson)
  10. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007, Paul Greengrass)
  11. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007, David Yates)
  12. Spider-Man 3 (2007, Sam Raimi)
  13. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007, Jon Turteltaub)
  14. Redacted (2007, Brian De Palma)
  15. Live Free or Die Hard (2007, Len Wiseman)
  16. Blades of Glory (2007, Will Speck & Josh Gordon)
  17. Stardust (2007, Matthew Vaughn)
  18. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007, Gore Verbinski)
  19. Rush Hour 3 (2007, Brett Ratner)
  20. The Great Debaters (2007, Denzel Washington)
  21. Mr. Bean’s Holiday (2007, Steve Bendelack)
  22. Shrek the Third (2007, Chris Miller)
  23. Transformers (2007, Michael Bay)
  24. The Game Plan (2007, Andy Fickman)
  25. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007, Tim Story)
  26. The Golden Compass (2007, Chris Weitz)
  27. The Last Mimzy (2007, Bob Shaye)
  28. Evan Almighty (2007, Tom Shadyac)
  29. Lars and the Real Girl (2007, Craig Gillespie)

2006

  1. Inland Empire (2006, David Lynch)
  2. Miami Vice (2006, Michael Mann)
  3. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005, Cristi Puiu)
  4. Old Joy (2006, Kelly Reichardt)
  5. Woman Is the Future of Man (2004, Hong Sang-soo)
  6. Lady Vengeance (2005, Park Chan-wook)
  7. Children of Men (2006, Alfonso Cuarón)
  8. The Black Dahlia (2006, Brian De Palma)
  9. Casino Royale (2006, Martin Campbell)
  10. Army of Shadows (1969, Jean-Pierre Melville)*
  11. The Prestige (2006, Christopher Nolan)
  12. The Departed (2006, Martin Scorsese)
  13. The Devil Wears Prada (2006, David Frankel)
  14. Mission: Impossible III (2006, J.J. Abrams)
  15. Curse of the Golden Flower (2006, Zhang Yimou)
  16. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006, Gore Verbinski)
  17. Happy Feet (2006, George Miller)
  18. Cars (2006, John Lasseter)
  19. Night at the Museum (2006, Shawn Levy)
  20. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006, Brett Ratner)
  21. Monster House (2006, Gil Kenan)
  22. The DaVinci Code (2006, Ron Howard)
  23. Eragon (2006, Stefan Fangmeier)

2005

  1. 2046 (2004, Wong Kar-wai)
  2. The New World (2005, Terrence Malick)
  3. Tropical Malady (2004, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  4. The World (2004, Jia Zhangke)
  5. Caché (2005, Michael Haneke)
  6. Oldboy (2003, Park Chan-wook)
  7. Kung Fu Hustle (2004, Stephen Chow)
  8. The Squid and the Whale (2005, Noah Baumbach)
  9. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002, Park Chan-wook)*
  10. Joint Security Area (2000, Park Chan-wook)*
  11. Funny Ha Ha (2002, Andrew Bujalski)*
  12. House of Wax (2005, Jaume Collet-Serra)
  13. Mysterious Skin (2004, Gregg Araki)
  14. King Kong (2005, Peter Jackson)
  15. Batman Begins (2005, Christopher Nolan)
  16. Pride & Prejudice (2005, Joe Wright)
  17. Serenity (2005, Joss Whedon)
  18. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005, George Lucas)
  19. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005, Mike Newell)
  20. March of the Penguins (2005, Luc Jacquet)
  21. Cinderella Man (2005, Ron Howard)
  22. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005, Andrew Adamson)
  23. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005, Tim Burton)
  24. Madagascar (2005, Eric Darnell & Tom McGarth)
  25. Zathura (2005, Jon Favreau)
  26. Fantastic Four (2005, Tim Story)
  27. Are We There Yet? (2005, Brian Levant)

2004

  1. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003, Tsai Ming-liang)
  2. Before Sunset (2004, Richard Linklater)
  3. Days of Being Wild (1990, Wong Kar-wai)*
  4. Hero (2002, Zhang Yimou)
  5. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004, Michel Gondry)
  6. Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003, Thom Andersen)
  7. Collateral (2004, Michael Mann)
  8. Blissfully Yours (2002, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  9. The Incredibles (2004, Brad Bird)
  10. House of Flying Daggers (2004, Zhang Yimou)
  11. Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004, Quentin Tarantino)
  12. The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004, Wes Anderson)
  13. Shaun of the Dead (2004, Edgar Wright)
  14. S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003, Rithy Panh)
  15. Primer (2004, Shane Carruth)
  16. The Five Obstructions (2003, Jørgen Leth & Lars von Trier)
  17. Zatoichi (2003, Takeshi Kitano)
  18. Million Dollar Baby (2004, Clint Eastwood)
  19. Spider-Man 2 (2004, Sam Raimi)
  20. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004, Alfonso Cuarón)
  21. The Bourne Supremacy (2004, Paul Greengrass)
  22. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004, Alexander Witt)
  23. The Ladykillers (2004, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  24. Ray (2004, Taylor Hackford)
  25. Mean Girls (2004, Mark Waters)
  26. The Dreamers (2003, Bernardo Bertolucci)
  27. National Treasure (2004, Jon Turteltaub)
  28. Shrek 2 (2004, Andrew Adamson & Kelly Asbury & Conrad Vernon)
  29. The Final Cut (2004, Omar Naim)
  30. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004, Adam McKay)
  31. The Day After Tomorrow (2004, Roland Emmerich)
  32. DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004, Rawsom Marshall Thurber)
  33. Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004, Brad Silberling)
  34. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004, Garry Marshall)
  35. Super Size Me (2004, Morgan Spurlock)

2003

  1. Platform (2000, Jia Zhangke)*
  2. Lost in Translation (2003, Sofia Coppola)
  3. Millennium Mambo (2001, Hou Hsiao-hsien)
  4. Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003, Quentin Tarantino)
  5. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001, Shinichiro Watanabe)
  6. Unknown Pleasures (2002, Jia Zhangke)
  7. Intolerable Cruelty (2003, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  8. From the Other Side (2002, Chantal Akerman)
  9. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003, Peter Jackson)
  10. The School of Rock (2003, Richard Linklater)
  11. Finding Nemo (2003, Andrew Stanton)
  12. X2 (2003, Bryan Singer)
  13. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003, Gore Verbinski)
  14. The Italian Job (2003, F. Gary Gray)
  15. Big Fish (2003, Tim Burton)
  16. Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003, Tim Johnson & Patrick Gilmore)
  17. Freaky Friday (2003, Mark Waters)
  18. Phone Booth (2002, Joel Schumacher)
  19. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003, Jonathan Mostow)
  20. Bruce Almighty (2003, Tom Shadyac)
  21. Holes (2003, Andrew Davis)
  22. The Haunted Mansion (2003, Rob Minkoff)

2002

  1. Femme Fatale (2002, Brian De Palma)
  2. Spirited Away (2001, Hayao Miyazaki)
  3. All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001, Shunji Iwai)
  4. What Time Is It There? (2001, Tsai Ming-liang)
  5. Punch-Drunk Love (2002, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  6. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002, Peter Jackson)
  7. Jackass: The Movie (2002, Jeff Tremaine)
  8. Russian Ark (2002, Alexander Sokurov)
  9. Resident Evil (2002, Paul W.S. Anderson)
  10. Minority Report (2002, Steven Spielberg)
  11. Adaptation. (2002, Spike Jonze)
  12. Catch Me If You Can (2002, Steven Spielberg)
  13. Spider-Man (2002, Sam Raimi)
  14. Lilo & Stitch (2002, Chris Sanders & Dean DeBlois)
  15. The Bourne Identity (2002, Doug Liman)
  16. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002, Chris Columbus)
  17. Happy Times (2000, Zhang Yimou)
  18. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002, George Lucas)
  19. Equilibrium (2002, Kurt Wimmer)
  20. Return to Never Land (2002, Robin Budd)
  21. Ice Age (2002, Chris Wedge)
  22. The Quiet American (2002, Phillip Noyce)
  23. Scooby-Doo (2002, Raja Gosnell)

2001

  1. Mulholland Dr. (2001, David Lynch)
  2. In the Mood for Love (2000, Wong Kar-wai)
  3. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001, Steven Spielberg)
  4. Cure (1997, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)*
  5. The River (1997, Tsai Ming-liang)*
  6. Ali (2001, Michael Mann)
  7. La Ciénaga (2001, Lucrecia Martel)
  8. The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  9. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001, Wes Anderson)
  10. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001, Peter Jackson)
  11. Mysterious Object at Noon (2000, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
  12. Ocean’s Eleven (2001, Steven Soderbergh)
  13. Monsters, Inc. (2001, Pete Docter)
  14. Sexy Beast (2000, Jonathan Glazer)
  15. Lumumba (2000, Raoul Peck)
  16. Shrek (2001, Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson)
  17. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001, John Cameron Mitchell)
  18. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001, Chris Columbus)
  19. The Road Home (1999, Zhang Yimou)
  20. Rush Hour 2 (2001, Brett Ratner)
  21. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001, Kirk Wise & Gary Trousdale)
  22. The Princess Diaries (2001, Garry Marshall)
  23. Osmosis Jones (2001, Peter Farrelly & Bobby Farrelly)

2000

  1. Yi Yi (2000, Edward Yang)
  2. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Ang Lee)
  3. Beau Travail (1999, Claire Denis)
  4. The Emperor’s New Groove (2000, Mark Dindal)
  5. Hamlet (2000, Michael Almereyda)
  6. You Can Count on Me (2000, Kenneth Lonergan)
  7. Dancer in the Dark (2000, Lars von Trier)
  8. Mission to Mars (2000, Brian De Palma)
  9. Mission: Impossible II (2000, John Woo)
  10. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  11. Gladiator (2000, Ridley Scott)
  12. X-Men (2000, Bryan Singer)
  13. Fantasia/2000 (1999, Omnibus)
  14. Cast Away (2000, Robert Zemeckis)
  15. Shower (1999, Zhang Yang)
  16. Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000, Dominic Sena)
  17. Dinosaur (2000, Ralph Zondag & Eric Leighton)
  18. Bring It On (2000, Peyton Reed)
  19. Remember the Titans (2000, Boaz Yakin)
  20. Battlefield Earth (2000, Roger Christian)

1999

  1. Close-Up (1990, Abbas Kiarostami)*
  2. Eyes Wide Shut (1999, Stanley Kubrick)
  3. The Insider (1999, Michael Mann)
  4. Princess Mononoke (1997, Hayao Miyazaki)
  5. eXistenZ (1999, David Cronenberg)
  6. Magnolia (1999, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  7. The Straight Story (1999, David Lynch)
  8. The Matrix (1999, Lana & Lilly Wachowski)
  9. Toy Story 2 (1999, John Lasseter)
  10. Being John Malkovich (1999, Spike Jonze)
  11. Buena Vista Social Club (1999, Wim Wenders)
  12. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999, George Lucas)

1998

  1. The Thin Red Line (1998, Terrence Malick)
  2. Taste of Cherry (1997, Abbas Kiarostami)
  3. Fallen Angels (1995, Wong Kar-wai)*
  4. Festen (1998, Thomas Vinterberg)
  5. Rushmore (1998, Wes Anderson)
  6. Snake Eyes (1998, Brian De Palma)
  7. Saving Private Ryan (1998, Steven Spielberg)
  8. The Big Lebowski (1998, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  9. Ronin (1998, John Frankenheimer)
  10. Mulan (1998, Barry Cook & Tony Bancroft)
  11. The Prince of Egypt (1998, Brenda Chapman & Steve Hickner & Simon Wells)
  12. Rush Hour (1998, Brett Ratner)
  13. A Bug’s Life (1998, John Lasseter)
  14. The Parent Trap (1998, Nancy Meyers)
  15. The Hanging Garden (1997, Thom Fitzgerald)

1997

  1. Lost Highway (1997, David Lynch)
  2. Happy Together (1997, Wong Kar-wai)
  3. Irma Vep (1996, Olivier Assayas)
  4. Jackie Brown (1997, Quentin Tarantino)
  5. Boogie Nights (1997, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  6. Nenette and Boni (1996, Claire Denis)
  7. Hard Eight (1996, Paul Thomas Anderson)
  8. Fire (1996, Deepa Mehta)
  9. Gattaca (1997, Andrew Niccol)
  10. Air Force One (1997, Wolfgang Petersen)
  11. Contact (1997, Robert Zemeckis)
  12. Anastasia (1997, Don Bluth & Gary Goldman)
  13. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997, Steven Spielberg)
  14. Good Will Hunting (1997, Gus Van Sant)
  15. Hercules (1997, John Musker & Ron Clements)
  16. Batman & Robin (1997, Joel Schumacher)

1996

  1. Chungking Express (1994, Wong Kar-wai)
  2. Ashes of Time (1994, Wong Kar-wai)
  3. Breaking the Waves (1996, Lars von Trier)
  4. Vive L’Amour (1994, Tsai Ming-liang)
  5. Fargo (1996, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  6. Mission: Impossible (1996, Brian De Palma)
  7. Bottle Rocket (1996, Wes Anderson)
  8. Ghost in the Shell (1995, Mamoru Oshii)
  9. Hamlet (1996, Kenneth Branagh)
  10. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996, Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise)
  11. Romeo + Juliet (1996, Baz Luhrmann)
  12. The Rock (1996, Michael Bay)
  13. Space Jam (1996, Joe Pytka)
  14. Matilda (1996, Danny DeVito)

1995

  1. Heat (1995, Michael Mann)
  2. Before Sunrise (1995, Richard Linklater)
  3. The Bridges of Madison County (1995, Clint Eastwood)
  4. Clueless (1995, Amy Heckerling)
  5. Toy Story (1995, John Lasseter)
  6. I Am Cuba (1964, Mikhail Kalatozov)*
  7. River of Grass (1994, Kelly Reichardt)
  8. The Glass Shield (1994, Charles Burnett)
  9. Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995, John McTiernan)
  10. I Can’t Sleep (1994, Claire Denis)
  11. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995, Carl Franklin)
  12. Pocahontas (1995, Mike Gabriel & Eric Goldberg)
  13. Apollo 13 (1995, Ron Howard)
  14. Balto (1995, Simon Wells)
  15. Crimson Tide (1995, Tony Scott)
  16. Pushing Hands (1991, Ang Lee)*
  17. Braveheart (1995, Mel Gibson)
  18. Jumanji (1995, Joe Johnston)
  19. Batman Forever (1995, Joel Schumacher)

1994

  1. To Live (1994, Zhang Yimou)
  2. Pulp Fiction (1994, Quentin Tarantino)
  3. Three Colors: White (1994, Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  4. Speed (1994, Jan de Bont)
  5. True Lies (1994, James Cameron)
  6. Clear and Present Danger (1994, Phillip Noyce)
  7. Go Fish (1994, Rose Troche)
  8. The Shawshank Redemption (1994, Frank Darabont)
  9. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  10. Forrest Gump (1994, Robert Zemeckis)
  11. The Lion King (1994, Roger Allers & Rob Minkoff)

1993

  1. My Neighbor Totoro (1988, Hayao Miyazaki)*
  2. Carlito’s Way (1993, Brian De Palma)
  3. Hard-Boiled (1992, John Woo)
  4. The Long Day Closes (1992, Terence Davies)
  5. Three Colors: Blue (1993, Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  6. Schindler’s List (1993, Steven Spielberg)
  7. Jurassic Park (1993, Steven Spielberg)
  8. Dazed and Confused (1993, Richard Linklater)
  9. The Wedding Banquet (1993, Ang Lee)
  10. Groundhog Day (1993, Harold Ramis)
  11. The Story of Qiu Ju (1992, Zhang Yimou)
  12. Sleepless in Seattle (1993, Nora Ephron)
  13. Much Ado About Nothing (1993, Kenneth Branagh)
  14. Falling Down (1993, Joel Schumacher)
  15. Léolo (1992, Jean-Claude Lauzon)

1992

  1. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992, David Lynch)
  2. Unforgiven (1992, Clint Eastwood)
  3. The Last of the Mohicans (1992, Michael Mann)
  4. Raise the Red Lantern (1991, Zhang Yimou)
  5. Raising Cain (1992, Brian De Palma)
  6. No Fear, No Die (1990, Claire Denis)
  7. Daughters of the Dust (1991, Julie Dash)
  8. Batman Returns (1992, Tim Burton)
  9. A Few Good Men (1992, Rob Reiner)
  10. Reservoir Dogs (1992, Quentin Tarantino)
  11. Patriot Games (1992, Phillip Noyce)
  12. Aladdin (1992, John Musker & Ron Clements)
  13. Lorenzo’s Oil (1992, George Miller)

1991

  1. Trust (1990, Hal Hartley)
  2. The Killer (1989, John Woo)
  3. The Double Life of Veronique (1991, Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  4. Barton Fink (1991, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  5. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991, James Cameron)
  6. Until the End of the World (1991, Wim Wenders)
  7. Ju Dou (1990, Zhang Yimou)
  8. The Silence of the Lambs (1991, Jonathan Demme)
  9. Beauty and the Beast (1991, Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise)

1990

  1. The Unbelievable Truth (1989, Hal Hartley)
  2. Wild at Heart (1990, David Lynch)
  3. Akira (1988, Katsuhiro Otomo)
  4. To Sleep With Anger (1990, Charles Burnett)
  5. Goodfellas (1990, Martin Scorsese)
  6. Miller’s Crossing (1990, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  7. The Hunt for Red October (1990, John McTiernan)
  8. Die Hard 2 (1990, Renny Harlin)
  9. Back to the Future Part III (1990, Robert Zemeckis)
  10. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990, Brian De Palma)
  11. Home Alone (1990, Chris Columbus)

1989

  1. Do the Right Thing (1989, Spike Lee)
  2. Casualties of War (1989, Brian De Palma)
  3. Chocolat (1988, Claire Denis)
  4. sex, lies, and videotape (1989, Steven Soderbergh)
  5. Castle in the Sky (1986, Hayao Miyazaki)*
  6. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989, Steven Spielberg)
  7. When Harry Met Sally… (1989, Rob Reiner)
  8. Batman (1989, Tim Burton)
  9. The Little Mermaid (1989, John Musker & Ron Clements)
  10. Back to the Future Part II (1989, Robert Zemeckis)
  11. Glory (1989, Edward Zwick)
  12. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Jeremiah Chechik)

1988

  1. Wings of Desire (1987, Wim Wenders)
  2. The Thin Blue Line (1988, Errol Morris)
  3. Die Hard (1988, John McTiernan)
  4. Violence at Noon (1966, Nagisa Oshima)*
  5. Red Sorghum (1987, Zhang Yimou)
  6. The Land Before Time (1988, Don Bluth)
  7. Rain Man (1988, Barry Levinson)
  8. Big (1988, Penny Marshall)
  9. Shoot to Kill (1988, Roger Spottiswoode)

All lists below are based off of the dates of reviews published in the New York Times.

1987

  1. Ishtar (1987, Elaine May)
  2. RoboCop (1987, Paul Verhoeven)
  3. Raising Arizona (1987, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  4. Full Metal Jacket (1987, Stanley Kubrick)
  5. Sign “O” the Times (1987, Prince)
  6. The Princess Bride (1987, Rob Reiner)
  7. Predator (1987, John McTiernan)
  8. Tampopo (1985, Juzo Itami)
  9. The Untouchables (1987, Brian De Palma)
  10. Maurice (1987, James Ivory)
  11. Barravento (1962, Glauber Rocha)*
  12. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987, Barry Levinson)

1986

  1. Manhunter (1986, Michael Mann)
  2. Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch)
  3. The Green Ray (1986, Eric Rohmer)
  4. Something Wild (1986, Jonathan Demme)
  5. Aliens (1986, James Cameron)
  6. Big Trouble in Little China (1986, John Carpenter)
  7. My Beautiful Laundrette (1985, Stephen Frears)
  8. Trouble in Mind (1985, Alan Rudolph)
  9. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986, John Hughes)
  10. Desert Hearts (1985, Donna Deitch)
  11. Top Gun (1986, Tony Scott)
  12. Wise Guys (1986, Brian De Palma)

1985

  1. Brazil (1985, Terry Gilliam)
  2. Ran (1985, Akira Kurosawa)
  3. After Hours (1985, Martin Scorsese)
  4. Night and Fog in Japan (1960, Nagisa Oshima)*
  5. Back to the Future (1985, Robert Zemeckis)
  6. Commando (1985, Mark L. Lester)
  7. Blood Simple (1984, Joel & Ethan Coen)
  8. The Breakfast Club (1985, John Hughes)
  9. Rocky IV (1985, Sylvester Stallone)

1984

  1. Paris, Texas (1984, Wim Wenders)
  2. Stop Making Sense (1984, Jonathan Demme)
  3. The Terminator (1984, James Cameron)
  4. Dune (1984, David Lynch)
  5. Body Double (1984, Brian De Palma)
  6. Gremlins (1984, Joe Dante)
  7. Repo Man (1984, Alex Cox)
  8. Cruel Story of Youth (1960, Nagisa Oshima)*
  9. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984, Steven Spielberg)
  10. Amadeus (1984, Milos Forman)
  11. Ghostbusters (1984, Ivan Reitman)
  12. Purple Rain (1984, Albert Magnoli)
  13. The Karate Kid (1984, John G. Avildsen)

1983

  1. Sans soleil (1983, Chris Marker)
  2. Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975, Chantal Akerman)*
  3. Possession (1981, Andrzej Zulawski)
  4. Koyaanisqatsi (1982, Godfrey Reggio)
  5. Scarface (1983, Brian De Palma)
  6. Return of the Jedi (1983, Richard Marquand)
  7. The Keep (1983, Michael Mann)
  8. Videodrome (1983, David Cronenberg)
  9. Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983, Nagisa Oshima)

1982

  1. Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott)
  2. Stalker (1979, Andrei Tarkovsky)*
  3. The Thing (1982, John Carpenter)
  4. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982, Steven Spielberg)
  5. Mad Max 2 (1981, George Miller)
  6. Das Boot (1981, Wolfgang Petersen)
  7. La commare secca (1962, Bernardo Bertolucci)*
  8. First Blood (1982, Ted Kotcheff)
  9. Tootsie (1982, Sydney Pollack)
  10. Rocky III (1982, Sylvester Stallone)
  11. Annie (1982, John Huston)

1981

  1. Thief (1981, Michael Mann)
  2. Blow Out (1981, Brian De Palma)
  3. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981, Steven Spielberg)
  4. Made in U.S.A (1966, Jean-Luc Godard)*
  5. The Lady Without Camelias (1953, Michelangelo Antonioni)*
  6. Chariots of Fire (1981, Hugh Hudson)
  7. Gallipoli (1981, Peter Weir)

1980

  1. Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch)*
  2. The Shining (1980, Stanley Kubrick)
  3. The Empire Strikes Back (1980, Irvin Kershner)
  4. Raging Bull (1980, Martin Scorsese)
  5. Dressed to Kill (1980, Brian De Palma)
  6. The Elephant Man (1980, David Lynch)
  7. Home Movies (1980, Brian De Palma)
  8. L’Age d’Or (1930, Luis Buñuel)*
  9. Mad Max (1979, George Miller)
  10. The Blues Brothers (1980, John Landis)

1979

  1. Apocalypse Now (1979, Francis Ford Coppola)
  2. Alien (1979, Ridley Scott)
  3. Remember My Name (1978, Alan Rudolph)
  4. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975, Peter Weir)*
  5. Rocky II (1979, Sylvester Stallone)

1978

  1. Days of Heaven (1978, Terrence Malick)
  2. Halloween (1978, John Carpenter)
  3. The Deer Hunter (1978, Michael Cimino)
  4. The Fury (1978, Brian De Palma)
  5. Autumn Sonata (1978, Ingmar Bergman)

1977

  1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977, Steven Spielberg)
  2. Annie Hall (1977, Woody Allen)
  3. Star Wars (1977, George Lucas)
  4. In the Realm of the Senses (1976, Nagisa Oshima)
  5. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1974, Werner Herzog)*
  6. The American Friend (1977, Wim Wenders)
  7. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977, John Lounsbery & Wolfgang Reitherman)

1976

  1. Taxi Driver (1976, Martin Scorsese)
  2. Carrie (1976, Brian De Palma)
  3. Mikey and Nicky (1976, Elaine May)
  4. Network (1976, Sidney Lumet)
  5. Solaris (1972, Andrei Tarkovsky)*
  6. Rocky (1976, John G. Avildsen)
  7. Obsession (1976, Brian De Palma)

1975

  1. Nashville (1975, Robert Altman)
  2. Jaws (1975, Steven Spielberg)
  3. The Passenger (1975, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  4. Barry Lyndon (1975, Stanley Kubrick)
  5. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones)
  6. Xala (1975, Ousmane Sembène)
  7. Dog Day Afternoon (1975, Sidney Lumet)

1974

  1. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974, Tobe Hooper)
  2. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974, Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
  3. Charulata (1964, Satyajit Ray)*
  4. Chinatown (1974, Roman Polanski)
  5. Phantom of the Paradise (1974, Brian De Palma)
  6. The Godfather Part II (1974, Francis Ford Coppola)
  7. Death by Hanging (1968, Nagisa Oshima)*
  8. A Woman Under the Influence (1974, John Cassavetes)
  9. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974, Joseph Sargent)
  10. Partner. (1968, Bernardo Bertolucci)*
  11. The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short (1966, André Delvaux)*

1973

  1. An Autumn Afternoon (1962, Yasujiro Ozu)*
  2. Playtime (1967, Jacques Tati)*
  3. Badlands (1973, Terrence Malick)
  4. Memories of Underdevelopment (1968, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea)*
  5. Sisters (1973, Brian De Palma)
  6. American Graffiti (1973, George Lucas)
  7. Charley Varrick (1973, Don Siegel)
  8. Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969, Nagisa Oshima)*
  9. The Spider’s Stratagem (1970, Bernardo Bertolucci)*
  10. Happiness (1935, Aleksandr Medvedkin)*
  11. Theatre of Blood (1973, Douglas Hickox)
  12. Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972, Brian De Palma)

1972

  1. Tokyo Story (1953, Yasujiro Ozu)*
  2. Late Spring (1949, Yasujiro Ozu)*
  3. Je t’aime, je t’aime (1968, Alain Resnais)*
  4. The Heartbreak Kid (1972, Elaine May)
  5. The Godfather (1972, Francis Ford Coppola)
  6. Junior Bonner (1972, Sam Peckinpah)
  7. Cabaret (1972, Bob Fosse)

1971

  1. A New Leaf (1971, Elaine May)
  2. The Devils (1971, Ken Russell)
  3. Othon (1970, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  4. Le Boucher (1970, Claude Chabrol)
  5. The Crucified Lovers (1954, Kenji Mizoguchi)*
  6. The Conformist (1970, Bernardo Bertolucci)
  7. The Nun (1966, Jacques Rivette)*
  8. Une femme douce (1969, Robert Bresson)
  9. The Last Picture Show (1971, Peter Bogdanovich)
  10. Double Suicide (1969, Masahiro Shinoda)
  11. Wanda (1970, Barbara Loden)
  12. Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970, Werner Herzog)
  13. Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971, Melvin Van Peebles)
  14. The Garden of Delights (1970, Carlos Saura)
  15. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971, Mel Stuart)
  16. Harold and Maude (1971, Hal Ashby)
  17. A Clockwork Orange (1971, Stanley Kubrick)
  18. Black Peter (1964, Milos Forman)*

1970

  1. My Night at Maud’s (1969, Eric Rohmer)
  2. The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (1966, Roberto Rossellini)*
  3. Au hasard Balthazar (1966, Robert Bresson)*
  4. Boy (1969, Nagisa Oshima)
  5. The Wild Child (1970, François Truffaut)
  6. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967, Jean-Luc Godard)*
  7. Mouchette (1967, Robert Bresson)*
  8. Destroy, She Said (1969, Marguerite Duras)
  9. One Plus One (1968, Jean-Luc Godard)
  10. Le Gai Savoir (1969, Jean-Luc Godard)
  11. Pasazerka (1963, Andrzej Munk)*
  12. L’Enfance nue (1968, Maurice Pialat)
  13. Mandabi (1968, Ousmane Sembène)
  14. Kes (1969, Ken Loach)
  15. The Joke (1969, Jaromil Jires)
  16. Five Easy Pieces (1970, Bob Rafelson)
  17. Raven’s End (1963, Bo Widerberg)*
  18. Zabriskie Point (1970, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  19. Dionysus in ’69 (1970, Brian De Palma)
  20. Hi, Mom! (1970, Brian De Palma)
  21. The Aristocats (1970, Wolfgang Reitherman)
  22. The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970, Irving Rapper)
  23. The Boys in the Band (1970, William Friedkin)

1969

  1. Pierrot le fou (1965, Jean-Luc Godard)*
  2. Sansho the Bailiff (1954, Kenji Mizoguchi)*
  3. Lola Montès (1955, Max Ophuls)*
  4. The Immortal Story (1968, Orson Welles)
  5. Simon of the Desert (1965, Luis Buñuel)*
  6. The Red and the White (1967, Miklós Jancsó)
  7. Black Girl (1966, Ousmane Sembène)*
  8. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
  9. Not Reconciled (1965, Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)*
  10. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969, Paul Mazursky)
  11. The Round-Up (1966, Miklós Jancsó)*
  12. Adalen 31 (1969, Bo Widerberg)
  13. Walkover (1965, Jerzy Skolimowski)*
  14. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969, Richard Attenborough)
  15. Lions Love (1969, Agnès Varda)
  16. Six in Paris (1964, Omnibus)*
  17. Duet for Cannibals (1969, Susan Sontag)
  18. Easy Rider (1969, Dennis Hopper)
  19. Les Créatures (1966, Agnès Varda)
  20. Intimate Lighting (1965, Ivan Passer)*
  21. The Wedding Party (1969, Brian De Palma & Wilford Leach & Cynthia Munroe)

1968

  1. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967, Jacques Demy)
  2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, Stanely Kubrick)
  3. Weekend (1967, Jean-Luc Godard)
  4. Red Beard (1965, Akira Kurosawa)*
  5. Night of the Living Dead (1968, George A. Romero)
  6. Far From Vietnam (1967, Jean-Luc Godard & Joris Ivens & William Klein & Claude Lelouch & Chris Marker & Alain Resnais & Agnès Varda)
  7. Le Départ (1967, Jerzy Skolimowski)
  8. Les Carabiniers (1963, Jean-Luc Godard)*
  9. Samurai Rebellion (1967, Masaki Kobayashi)
  10. La Chinoise (1967, Jean-Luc Godard)
  11. Les Biches (1968, Claude Chabrol)
  12. The Firemen’s Ball (1967, Milos Forman)
  13. Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967, Dusan Makavejev)
  14. Faces (1968, John Cassavetes)
  15. Accattone (1961, Pier Paolo Pasolini)*
  16. Identification Marks: None (1964, Jerzy Skolimowski)*
  17. Greetings (1968, Brian De Palma)
  18. Fists in the Pocket (1965, Marco Bellocchio)*
  19. Hunger (1966, Henning Carlsen)
  20. Young Törless (1966, Volker Schlöndorff)
  21. Capricious Summer (1968, Jiri Menzel)
  22. Romeo and Juliet (1968, Franco Zeffirelli)
  23. Murder à la Mod (1968, Brian De Palma)
  24. A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966, Jan Nemec)

1967

  1. Persona (1966, Ingmar Bergman)
  2. The Battle of Algiers (1966, Gillo Pontecorvo)
  3. The War Game (1965, Peter Watkins)
  4. The Koumiko Mystery (1965, Chris Marker)
  5. The War Is Over (1966, Alain Resnais)
  6. The Exterminating Angel (1962, Luis Buñuel)*
  7. Portrait of Jason (1967, Shirley Clarke)
  8. The Graduate (1967, Mike Nichols)
  9. Dont Look Back (1967, D.A. Pennebaker)
  10. Le Petit Soldat (1960, Jean-Luc Godard)*
  11. Chimes at Midnight (1965, Orson Welles)
  12. The Burmese Harp (1956, Kon Ichikawa)*
  13. The Big City (1963, Satyajit Ray)*
  14. Elvira Madigan (1967, Bo Widerberg)
  15. The Hunt (1966, Carlos Saura)
  16. The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966, Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  17. She and He (1963, Susumu Hani)*
  18. Three (1965, Aleksandar Petrovic)
  19. Titicut Follies (1967, Frederick Wiseman)
  20. Father (1966, István Szabó)
  21. The Jungle Book (1967, Wolfgang Reitherman)

1966

  1. Gertrud (1964, Carl Theodor Dreyer)
  2. Tokyo Olympiad (1965, Kon Ichikawa)
  3. Blowup (1966, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  4. The Brig (1964, Jonas Mekas)
  5. Le Joli Mai (1962, Chris Marker)*
  6. Masculin féminin (1966, Jean-Luc Godard)
  7. Band of Outsiders (1964, Jean-Luc Godard)
  8. Hamlet (1964, Grigori Kozintsev)
  9. Loves of a Blonde (1965, Milos Forman)
  10. Shakespeare Wallah (1965, James Ivory)
  11. The Shameless Old Lady (1965, René Allio)
  12. King & Country (1964, Joseph Losey)
  13. Sandra (1965, Luchino Visconti)

1965

  1. Alphaville (1965, Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. Red Desert (1964, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  3. The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962, Robert Bresson)*
  4. Chronicle of a Summer (1961, Jean Rouch & Edgar Morin)*
  5. Life Upside Down (1964, Alain Jessua)
  6. Diary of a Chambermaid (1964, Luis Buñuel)
  7. Before the Revolution (1964, Bernardo Bertolucci)
  8. The Sound of Music (1965, Robert Wise)
  9. Mickey One (1965, Arthur Penn)
  10. Nobody Waved Good-bye (1964, Don Owen)

1964

  1. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964, Jacques Demy)
  2. Woman in the Dunes (1964, Hiroshi Teshigahara)
  3. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964, Stanley Kubrick)
  4. The Servant (1963, Joseph Losey)
  5. The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936, Jean Renoir)*
  6. Harakiri (1962, Masaki Kobayashi)
  7. A Woman Is a Woman (1961, Jean-Luc Godard)*
  8. Contempt (1963, Jean-Luc Godard)
  9. Nothing But a Man (1964, Michael Roemer)
  10. A Hard Day’s Night (1964, Richard Lester)
  11. I fidanzati (1963, Ermanno Olmi)
  12. Goldfinger (1964, Guy Hamilton)
  13. Fail-Safe (1964, Sidney Lumet)
  14. Alone Across the Pacific (1963, Kon Ichikawa)
  15. Lilith (1964, Robert Rossen)
  16. Salvatore Giuliano (1962, Francesco Rosi)

1963

  1. Vivre sa vie (1962, Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. Muriel, or the Time of Return (1963, Alain Resnais)
  3. 8½ (1963, Federico Fellini)
  4. The Bad Sleep Well (1960, Akira Kurosawa)*
  5. Knife in the Water (1962, Roman Polanski)
  6. Ivan’s Childhood (1962, Andrei Tarkovsky)
  7. Dr. No (1962, Terence Young)
  8. Hallelujah the Hills (1963, Adolfas Mekas)
  9. All the Way Home (1963, Alex Segal)
  10. The Sword in the Stone (1963, Wolfgang Reitherman)

1962

  1. Last Year at Marienbad (1961, Alain Resnais)
  2. Lolita (1962, Stanley Kubrick)
  3. Lawrence of Arabia (1962, David Lean)
  4. La Notte (1961, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  5. L’Eclisse (1962, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  6. Jules et Jim (1962, François Truffaut)

1961

  1. Breathless (1960, Jean-Luc Godard)
  2. La Dolce Vita (1960, Federico Fellini)
  3. L’Avventura (1960, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  4. Throne of Blood (1957, Akira Kurosawa)*
  5. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961, Wolfgang Reitherman & Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi)

1960

  1. The World of Apu (1959, Satyajit Ray)
  2. Hiroshima mon amour (1959, Alain Resnais)
  3. The Bellboy (1960, Jerry Lewis)
  4. Spartacus (1960, Stanley Kubrick)
  5. The Virgin Spring (1960, Ingmar Bergman)

1959

  1. Rio Bravo (1959, Howard Hawks)
  2. The 400 Blows (1959, François Truffaut)
  3. Some Like It Hot (1959, Billy Wilder)
  4. North by Northwest (1959, Alfred Hitchcock)
  5. Aparajito (1956, Satyajit Ray)*
  6. Sleeping Beauty (1959, Clyde Geronimi)

1958

  1. Vertigo (1958, Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. Touch of Evil (1958, Orson Welles)
  3. Pather Panchali (1955, Satyajit Ray)*
  4. The Seventh Seal (1957, Ingmar Bergman)

1957

  1. Paths of Glory (1957, Stanley Kubrick)
  2. A Man Escaped (1956, Robert Bresson)
  3. Sweet Smell of Success (1957, Alexander Mackendrick)

1956

  1. Seven Samurai (1954, Akira Kurosawa)
  2. The Searchers (1956, John Ford)
  3. Godzilla (1954, Ishiro Honda)
  4. Awaara (1951, Raj Kapoor)*
  5. The Killing (1956, Stanley Kubrick)
  6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, Don Siegel)

1955

  1. The Night of the Hunter (1955, Charles Laughton)
  2. Journey to Italy (1954, Roberto Rossellini)
  3. Rebel Without a Cause (1955, Nicholas Ray)
  4. The Long Gray Line (1955, John Ford)
  5. Moonfleet (1955, Fritz Lang)
  6. Artists and Models (1955, Frank Tashlin)
  7. Othello (1951, Orson Welles)*
  8. Kiss Me Deadly (1955, Robert Aldrich)
  9. Lady and the Tramp (1955, Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi & Wilfred Jackson)
  10. Killer’s Kiss (1955, Stanley Kubrick)

1954

  1. Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. Anatahan (1953, Josef von Sternberg)
  3. Ugetsu (1953, Kenji Mizoguchi)
  4. La Ronde (1950, Max Ophuls)*
  5. Magnificent Obsession (1954, Douglas Sirk)
  6. On the Waterfront (1954, Elia Kazan)
  7. Knave of Hearts (1954, René Clément)

1953

  1. The Big Heat (1953, Fritz Lang)
  2. Peter Pan (1953, Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi & Wilfred Jackson)

1952

  1. Singin’ in the Rain (1952, Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly)
  2. The Lusty Men (1952, Nicholas Ray)
  3. Los Olvidados (1950, Luis Buñuel)
  4. High Noon (1952, Fred Zinnemann)

1951

  1. Rashomon (1950, Akira Kurosawa)
  2. The Tall Target (1951, Anthony Mann)
  3. Alice in Wonderland (1951, Clyde Geronimi & Hamilton Luske & Wilfred Jackson)

1950

  1. The Rules of the Game (1939, Jean Renoir)*
  2. Sunset Blvd. (1950, Billy Wilder)
  3. The Third Man (1949, Carol Reed)
  4. All About Eve (1950, Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  5. Cinderella (1950, Wilfred Jackson & Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi)
  6. No Way Out (1950, Joseph L. Mankiewicz)

1949

  1. Bicycle Thieves (1948, Vittorio De Sica)
  2. Act of Violence (1949, Fred Zinnemann)

1948

  1. Rope (1948, Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. The Red Shoes (1948, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
  3. T-Men (1947, Anthony Mann)

1947

  1. Out of the Past (1947, Jacques Tourneur)
  2. Daisy Kenyon (1947, Otto Preminger)
  3. L’Atalante (1934, Jean Vigo)*
  4. Beauty and the Beast (1946, Jean Cocteau)

1946

  1. Notorious (1946, Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. The Big Sleep (1946, Howard Hawks)
  3. Brief Encounter (1945, David Lean)
  4. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946, Frank Capra)
  5. Gilda (1946, Charles Vidor)

1945

  1. Detour (1945, Edgar G. Ulmer)
  2. Mildred Pierce (1945, Michael Curtiz)

1944

  1. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944, Vincente Minnelli)
  2. Double Indemnity (1944, Billy Wilder)
  3. Laura (1944, Otto Preminger)

1943

  1. Casablanca (1942, Michael Curtiz)
  2. The Gang’s All Here (1943, Busby Berkeley)
  3. Shadow of a Doubt (1943, Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. Heaven Can Wait (1943, Ernst Lubitsch)
  5. Bataan (1943, Tay Garnett)

1942

  1. Cat People (1942, Jacques Tourneur)
  2. Bambi (1942, David Hand)
  3. Quiet Please, Murder (1942, John Larkin)

1941

  1. Citizen Kane (1941, Orson Welles)
  2. Dumbo (1941, Ben Sharpsteen)
  3. The Maltese Falcon (1941, John Huston)
  4. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941, Victor Fleming)

1940

  1. Pinocchio (1940, Ben Sharpsteen & Hamilton Luske)
  2. Fantasia (1940, Omnibus)
  3. Rebecca (1940, Alfred Hitchcock)
  4. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940, Boris Ingster)

1939

  1. Only Angels Have Wings (1939, Howard Hawks)
  2. The Wizard of Oz (1939, Victor Fleming)
  3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939, Frank Capra)
  4. Jamaica Inn (1939, Alfred Hitchcock)

1938

  1. The Lady Vanishes (1938, Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. Holiday (1938, George Cukor)
  3. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937, David Hand)

1937

  1. Sabotage (1936, Alfred Hitchcock)
  2. A Star Is Born (1937, William A. Wellman)

1936

  1. Toni (1935, Jean Renoir)

1935

  1. The 39 Steps (1935, Alfred Hitchcock)

1933

  1. M (1931, Fritz Lang)
  2. Design for Living (1933, Ernst Lubitsch)
  3. Marius (1931, Alexander Korda)
  4. 42nd Street (1933, Lloyd Bacon)

1932

  1. Trouble in Paradise (1932, Ernst Lubitsch)

1931

  1. City Lights (1931, Charles Chaplin)
  2. Tabu (1931, F.W. Murnau)
  3. Frankenstein (1931, James Whale)
  4. Dishonored (1931, Josef von Sternberg)
  5. The Public Enemy (1931, William A. Wellman)

1930

  1. Morocco (1930, Josef von Sternberg)

1929

  1. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Carl Theodor Dreyer)
  2. Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance)
  3. Spione (1928, Fritz Lang)
  4. Nosferatu (1922, F.W. Murnau)*
  5. Applause (1929, Rouben Mamoulian)

1928

  1. The Wedding March (1928, Erich von Stroheim)
  2. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928, Charles Reisner and Buster Keaton)
  3. Show People (1928, King Vidor)
  4. The Circus (1928, Charles Chaplin)

1927

  1. Sunrise (1927, F.W. Murnau)
  2. It (1927, Clarence Badger)

1926

  1. Battleship Potemkin (1925, Sergei Eisenstein)

1925

  1. Seven Chances (1925, Buster Keaton)
  2. The Merry Widow (1925, Erich von Stroheim)

1924

  1. Sherlock Jr. (1924, Buster Keaton)
  2. The Thief of Bagdad (1924, Raoul Walsh)
  3. HE Who Gets Slapped (1924, Victor Sjöström)
  4. The Marriage Circle (1924, Ernst Lubitsch)

1922

  1. Nanook of the North (1922, Robert J. Flaherty)

1921

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920, Robert Wiene)

1915

  1. The Birth of a Nation (1915, D.W. Griffith)
  2. The Cheat (1915, Cecil B. DeMille)