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My top 250 favorite films

These are my all-time favorites ranked in order, and they move around all the time.

  • The Master

    1

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    2

  • Princess Mononoke

    3

  • Taste of Cherry

    4

  • Synecdoche, New York

    5

  • Seven Samurai

    6

  • First Reformed

    7

  • Come and See

    8

  • No Country for Old Men

    9

  • Y Tu Mamá También

    10

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    11

  • Titane

    12

  • Parasite

    13

  • The Virgin Spring

    14

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    15

  • Paris, Texas

    16

  • The Seventh Seal

    17

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    18

  • Magnolia

    19

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    20

  • Moonlight

    21

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    22

  • Throne of Blood

    23

  • The Tree of Life

    24

  • The Godfather

    25

  • There Will Be Blood

    26

  • A Serious Man

    27

  • Barry Lyndon

    28

  • La La Land

    29

  • City of God

    30

  • Spirited Away

    31

  • GoodFellas

    32

  • Belle de Jour

    33

  • Close-Up

    34

  • Casablanca

    35

  • Midsommar

    36

  • 12 Angry Men

    37

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    38

  • The Social Network

    39

  • Chungking Express

    40

  • Spencer

    41

  • Ikiru

    42

  • Drive My Car

    43

  • 8½

    44

  • The Favourite

    45

  • Whiplash

    46

  • The Apartment

    47

  • PlayTime

    48

  • Stalker

    49

  • The Lobster

    50

  • Lady Bird

    51

  • Fallen Angels

    52

  • Full Metal Jacket

    53

  • Before Sunrise

    54

  • Solaris

    55

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    56

  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    57

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    58

  • Blade Runner 2049

    59

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    60

  • Amélie

    61

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    62

  • Three Colors: Blue

    63

  • Run Lola Run

    64

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    65

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    66

  • The Big Lebowski

    67

  • Roma

    68

  • The Green Knight

    69

  • Burn After Reading

    70

  • Do the Right Thing

    71

  • Brief Encounter

    72

  • Perfect Blue

    73

  • Oldboy

    74

  • Godzilla

    75

  • Memories of Murder

    76

  • Before Sunset

    77

  • House

    78

  • Marriage Story

    79

  • Kagemusha

    80

  • Persona

    81

  • Arrival

    82

  • Raging Bull

    83

  • After Hours

    84

  • Uncut Gems

    85

  • The Dark Knight

    86

  • Greener Grass

    87

  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

    88

  • Some Like It Hot

    89

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    90

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    91

  • Citizen Kane

    92

  • Sound of Metal

    93

  • Jaws

    94

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    95

  • Three Colors: Red

    96

  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    97

  • Another Round

    98

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    99

  • Ran

    100