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Top 100 films

In release date order. Tried to be honest, so some lower rated films have beaten some of my 5 star films. That is, this list is films I like the most or that are personally meaningful, not necessarily those I think are the "best".

This is the 2020 version frozen in time and I plan to do another at the end of 2021.

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    1

  • Children of Paradise

    2

  • All About Eve

    3

  • Tokyo Story

    4

  • Ordet

    5

  • Pather Panchali

    6

  • The 400 Blows

    7

  • Shoot the Piano Player

    8

  • A Woman Is a Woman

    9

  • West Side Story

    10

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    11

  • Carnival of Souls

    12

  • Contempt

    13

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    14

  • Pierrot le Fou

    15

  • Mouchette

    16

  • Belle de Jour

    17

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    18

  • Stolen Kisses

    19

  • Head

    20

  • Murmur of the Heart

    21

  • Harold and Maude

    22

  • Solaris

    23

  • Badlands

    24

  • Lacombe, Lucien

    25

  • Céline and Julie Go Boating

    26

  • India Song

    27

  • Adoption

    28

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    29

  • Barry Lyndon

    30

  • Taxi Driver

    31

  • Apocalypse Now

    32

  • Camera Buff

    33

  • Excalibur

    34

  • Videodrome

    35

  • Amadeus

    36

  • The Company of Wolves

    37

  • The Green Ray

    38

  • Wings of Desire

    39

  • A Short Film About Killing

    40

  • The Last Temptation of Christ

    41

  • GoodFellas

    42

  • Dracula

    43

  • Much Ado About Nothing

    44

  • The Piano

    45

  • Naked

    46

  • Safe

    47

  • Heat

    48

  • Secrets & Lies

    49

  • The Big Lebowski

    50

  • Velvet Goldmine

    51

  • The Thin Red Line

    52

  • The Matrix

    53

  • eXistenZ

    54

  • The Insider

    55

  • Magnolia

    56

  • Fat Girl

    57

  • Mulholland Drive

    58

  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    59

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    60

  • Mysterious Skin

    61

  • I ♥ Huckabees

    62

  • Pusher II

    63

  • Hot Rod

    64

  • Stardust

    65

  • There Will Be Blood

    66

  • Antichrist

    67

  • Blue Valentine

    68

  • Incendies

    69

  • Jane Eyre

    70

  • The Tree of Life

    71

  • Melancholia

    72

  • Crazy, Stupid, Love.

    73

  • Shame

    74

  • Margaret

    75

  • To the Wonder

    76

  • The Place Beyond the Pines

    77

  • Only God Forgives

    78

  • The Babadook

    79

  • The Lego Movie

    80

  • The Duke of Burgundy

    81

  • Pride

    82

  • Inherent Vice

    83

  • Interstellar

    84

  • Sicario

    85

  • The Nice Guys

    86

  • Arrival

    87

  • Silence

    88

  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    89

  • mother!

    90

  • Outside In

    91

  • Blade Runner 2049

    92

  • Tangerine Reef

    93

  • First Man

    94

  • Suspiria

    95

  • Peterloo

    96

  • The Red Phallus

    97

  • Apollo 11

    98

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    99

  • Too Old to Die Young

    100