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. Fort Apache (1948, John Ford)

99. The Day He Arrives (2011, Hong Sang-soo)

98. The Tree of Life (2011, Terrence Malick)

97. Weekend (1967, Jean-Luc Godard)

96. The Battle of Algiers (1966, Gillo Pontecorvo)

95. Long Day’s Journey Into Night (2018, Bi Gan)

94. Breathless (1960, Jean-Luc Godard)

93. La Collectionneuse (1967, Eric Rohmer)

92. Do the Right Thing (1989, Spike Lee)

91. Zorns Lemma (1970, Hollis Frampton)

90. My Neighbor Totoro (1988, Hayao Miyazaki)

89. Night and Fog (1956, Alain Resnais)

88. Before Sunset (2004, Richard Linklater)

87. Lost in Translation (2003, Sofia Coppola)

86. A Confucian Confusion (1994, Edward Yang)

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

84. Carol (2015, Todd Haynes)

83. Nashville (1975, Robert Altman)

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

81. Stop Making Sense (1984, Jonathan Demme)

80. Cure (1997, Kiyoshi Kurosawa)

79. Silence (2016, Martin Scorsese)

78. Taipei Story (1985, Edward Yang)

77. Manhunter (1986, Michael Mann)

76. Persona (1966, Ingmar Bergman)

75. Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott)

74. Notorious (1946, Alfred Hitchcock)

73. 2046 (2004, Wong Kar-wai)

72. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Do you love me? (1996, Hideaki Anno)

71. Paris, Texas (1984, Wim Wenders)

70. The Terrorizers (1986, Edward Yang)

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

68. A New Leaf (1971, Elaine May)

67. Rio Bravo (1959, Howard Hawks)

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

65. Miami Vice (2006, Michael Mann)

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

63. Inland Empire (2006, David Lynch)

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

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

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

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

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

57. Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)

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

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

54. (nostalgia) (1971, Hollis Frampton)

53. Close-Up (1990, Abbas Kiarostami)

52. Tokyo Story (1953, Yasujiro Ozu)

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

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

49. M (1931, Fritz Lang)

48. Mahjong (1996, Edward Yang)

47. India Song (1975, Marguerite Duras)

46. Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch)

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

44. Wavelength (1967, Michael Snow)

43. Trust (1990, Hal Hartley)

42. Sansho the Bailiff (1954, Kenji Mizoguchi)

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

40. The Awful Truth (1937, Leo McCarey)

39. Napoléon (1927, Abel Gance)

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

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

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

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

34. Gertrud (1964, Carl Theodor Dreyer)

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

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

31. Eraserhead (1977, David Lynch)

30. Heat (1995, Michael Mann)

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

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

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

26. Citizen Kane (1941, Orson Welles)

25. Duck Amuck (1953, Chuck Jones)

24. Les Vampires (1915, Louis Feuillade)

23. Late Spring (1949, Yasujiro Ozu)

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

21. Dragon Inn (1966, King Hu)

20. Platform (2000, Jia Zhangke)

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

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

17. La Flor (2018, Mariano Llinás)

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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