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Sight and Sound's Greatest Films of All Time 2022

Every decade the Sight and Sound team asks critics to name the greatest films of all time. Here are the results of the 2022 poll – the largest ever, with 1,639 critics, programmers, curators, archivists and academics each submitting their top ten ballot - and now updated with the complete list.

Check out Sight and Sound for the complete breakdown, including where films received the same number of votes.

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    1

  • Vertigo

    2

  • Citizen Kane

    3

  • Tokyo Story

    4

  • In the Mood for Love

    5

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    6

  • Beau Travail

    7

  • Mulholland Drive

    8

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    9

  • Singin' in the Rain

    10

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    11

  • The Godfather

    12

  • The Rules of the Game

    13

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    14

  • The Searchers

    15

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    16

  • Close-Up

    17

  • Persona

    18

  • Apocalypse Now

    19

  • Seven Samurai

    20

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    21

  • Late Spring

    22

  • PlayTime

    23

  • Do the Right Thing

    24

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    25

  • The Night of the Hunter

    26

  • Shoah

    27

  • Daisies

    28

  • Taxi Driver

    29

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    30

  • Mirror

    31

  • 8½

    32

  • Psycho

    33

  • L'Atalante

    34

  • Pather Panchali

    35

  • City Lights

    36

  • M

    37

  • Breathless

    38

  • Some Like It Hot

    39

  • Rear Window

    40

  • Bicycle Thieves

    41

  • Rashomon

    42

  • Stalker

    43

  • Killer of Sheep

    44

  • North by Northwest

    45

  • The Battle of Algiers

    46

  • Barry Lyndon

    47

  • Wanda

    48

  • Ordet

    49

  • The 400 Blows

    50

  • The Piano

    51

  • News from Home

    52

  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    53

  • The Apartment

    54

  • Battleship Potemkin

    55

  • Sherlock, Jr.

    56

  • Contempt

    57

  • Blade Runner

    58

  • Sans Soleil

    59

  • Daughters of the Dust

    60

  • La Dolce Vita

    61

  • Moonlight

    62

  • Casablanca

    63

  • GoodFellas

    64

  • The Third Man

    65

  • Touki Bouki

    66

  • The Gleaners and I

    67

  • Metropolis

    68

  • Andrei Rublev

    69

  • The Red Shoes

    70

  • La Jetée

    71

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    72

  • Journey to Italy

    73

  • L'Avventura

    74

  • Imitation of Life

    75

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    76

  • Spirited Away

    77

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    78

  • Satantango

    79

  • Céline and Julie Go Boating

    80

  • Modern Times

    81

  • Sunset Boulevard

    82

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    83

  • Blue Velvet

    84

  • Pierrot le Fou

    85

  • Histoire(s) du cinéma

    86

  • The Spirit of the Beehive

    87

  • The Shining

    88

  • Chungking Express

    89

  • The Earrings of Madame de...

    90

  • The Leopard

    91

  • Ugetsu

    92

  • Parasite

    93

  • Yi Yi

    94

  • A Man Escaped

    95

  • The General

    96

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    97

  • Get Out

    98

  • Black Girl

    99

  • Tropical Malady

    100