A Top 100 Films of All-Time

The original incarnation of this list, which is now updated regularly, can be found here.

A text-only version of this list can be found here.

100. Sparrow (2008, Johnnie To)

99. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978, Lau Kar-leung)

98. Mountains May Depart (2015, Jia Zhangke)

97. Stop Making Sense (1984, Jonathan Demme)

96. Cure (1997, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)

95. Taipei Story (1985, Edward Yang)

94. Manhunter (1986, Michael Mann)

93. Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott)

92. Two English Girls (1971, François Truffaut)

91. Notorious (1946, Alfred Hitchcock)

90. 2046 (2004, Wong Kar-wai)

89. Paris, Texas (1984, Wim Wenders)

88. The Terrorizers (1986, Edward Yang)

87. The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (2007, Adam Curtis)

86. The Rocking Horsemen (1992, Nobuhiko Obayashi)

85. A New Leaf (1971, Elaine May)

84. All My Life (1966, Bruce Baillie)

83. Rio Bravo (1959, Howard Hawks)

82. A Star Is Born (1954, George Cukor)

81. Out 1: Spectre (1972, Jacques Rivette)

80. Yearning (1964, Mikio Naruse)

79. Inland Empire (2006, David Lynch)

78. Peking Opera Blues (1986, Tsui Hark)

77. Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975, Chantal Akerman)

76. The End of Evangelion (1997, Hideaki Anno)

75. Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003, Thom Andersen)

74. Spione (1928, Fritz Lang)

73. Miami Vice (2006, Michael Mann)

72. The Love Eterne (1963, Li Han-hsiang)

71. Asako I & II (2018, Ryusuke Hamaguchi)

70. Like Someone in Love (2012, Abbas Kiarostami)

69. Syndromes and a Century (2006, Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

68. Ashes of Time (1994, Wong Kar-wai)

67. Pierrot le fou (1965, Jean-Luc Godard)

66. Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)

65. Days of Being Wild (1990, Wong Kar-wai)

64. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964, Jacques Demy)

63. His Girl Friday (1940, Howard Hawks)

62. Close-Up (1990, Abbas Kiarostami)

61. Tokyo Story (1953, Yasujiro Ozu)

60. Beijing Watermelon (1989, Nobuhiko Obayashi)

59. (nostalgia) (1971, Hollis Frampton)

58. A City of Sadness (1989, Hou Hsiao-hsien)

57. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001, Steven Spielberg)

56. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Carl Theodor Dreyer)

55. M (1931, Fritz Lang)

54. Mahjong (1996, Edward Yang)

53. The Awful Truth (1937, Leo McCarey)

52. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010, Raúl Ruiz)

51. Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch)

50. Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch)

49. High and Low (1963, Akira Kurosawa)

48. Citizen Kane (1941, Orson Welles)

47. India Song (1975, Marguerite Duras)

46. Wavelength (1967, Michael Snow)

45. Trust (1990, Hal Hartley)

44. Sansho the Bailiff (1954, Kenji Mizoguchi)

43. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992, David Lynch)

42. Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance)

41. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000, Ang Lee)

40. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Take care of yourself. (1996, Hideaki Anno)

39. Sunrise (1927, F.W. Murnau)

38. Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory in Lyon (1895, Louis & Auguste Lumière)

37. Gertrud (1964, Carl Theodor Dreyer)

36. Yourself and Yours (2016, Hong Sang-soo)

35. Femmes Femmes (1974, Paul Vecchiali)

34. The Hole (1998, Tsai Ming-liang)

33. Heat (1995, Michael Mann)

32. Muriel, or the Time of Return (1963, Alain Resnais)

31. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933, Fritz Lang)

30. Twin Peaks: The Return (2017, David Lynch)

29. Perceval le Gallois (1978, Eric Rohmer)

28. The Mother and the Whore (1973, Jean Eustache)

27. Stray Dogs (2013, Tsai Ming-liang)

26. Duck Amuck (1953, Chuck Jones)

25. Les Vampires (1915, Louis Feuillade)

24. Late Spring (1949, Yasujiro Ozu)

23. Chungking Express (1994, Wong Kar-wai)

22. Dragon Inn (1966, King Hu)

21. Platform (2000, Jia Zhangke)

20. Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003, Tsai Ming-liang)

19. Last Year at Marienbad (1961, Alain Resnais)

18. La Flor (2018, Mariano Llinás)

17. The Rules of the Game (1939, Jean Renoir)

16. A Brighter Summer Day (1991, Edward Yang)

15. La jetée (1962, Chris Marker)

14. Out 1: Noli me tangere (1971, Jacques Rivette)

13. Only Angels Have Wings (1939, Howard Hawks)

12. Seven Samurai (1954, Akira Kurosawa)

11. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944, Vincente Minnelli)

10. Céline and Julie Go Boating (1974, Jacques Rivette)

9. Vertigo (1958, Alfred Hitchcock)

8. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967, Jacques Demy)

7. The Night of the Hunter (1954, Charles Laughton)

6. In the Mood for Love (2000, Wong Kar-wai)

5. A Touch of Zen (1971, King Hu)

4. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942, Orson Welles)

3. Sans soleil (1983, Chris Marker)

2. Yi Yi (2000, Edward Yang)

1. Mulholland Dr. (2001, David Lynch)

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