A Life in Film

James James’s all-time stats

4,042 Films

7,093 Hours

1,674 Directors

92 Countries

Top films

By release year

1874 2021
1874 2021

Highest rated decades

1920s
The Big Parade
Ménilmontant
The Kid
Napoleon
The General
Sherlock, Jr.
The Last Laugh
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
The Phantom Carriage
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Metropolis
The Passion of Joan of Arc
The Wind
Pandora's Box
7th Heaven
The Great White Silence
The Crowd
Battleship Potemkin
Safety Last!
A Cottage on Dartmoor
1960s
Marketa Lazarová
The Face of Another
Il Sorpasso
Le Trou
The Leopard
Rocco and His Brothers
Harakiri
An Autumn Afternoon
Red Beard
The Color of Pomegranates
Persona
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Apartment
8½
L'Avventura
Psycho
Last Year at Marienbad
Au Hasard Balthazar
Chimes at Midnight
1950s
Hiroshima Mon Amour
Rififi
The Cranes Are Flying
Singin' in the Rain
The Earrings of Madame de...
Sunset Boulevard
Umberto D.
Sansho the Bailiff
The Burmese Harp
Touch of Evil
The Seventh Seal
Ballad of a Soldier
A Man Escaped
North by Northwest
Vertigo
The World of Apu
Pather Panchali
The Night of the Hunter
Ikiru
12 Angry Men

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
2,303 films
Comedy
968 films
Thriller
941 films
Action
734 films
Crime
687 films
Romance
670 films
Adventure
495 films
Horror
384 films
Sci Fi
383 films
Mystery
352 films
USA
2,649 films
UK
757 films
France
432 films
Germany
253 films
Japan
216 films
Italy
157 films
Canada
113 films
Spain
70 films
Sweden
67 films
Australia
55 films
English
3,310 films
French
511 films
German
347 films
Italian
286 films
Spanish
283 films
Japanese
237 films
Russian
139 films
Chinese
96 films
Swedish
77 films

List progress

Completed collections

  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien³

Alien Collection 4 watched

  • Pather Panchali
  • Aparajito
  • The World of Apu

The Apu Trilogy 3 watched

  • Batman
  • Batman Returns
  • Batman Forever

Batman Collection 4 watched

  • Blade
  • Blade II
  • Blade: Trinity

Blade Collection 3 watched

  • Decalogue I
  • Decalogue II
  • Decalogue III

The Decalogue 10 watched

  • Scream
  • Scream 2
  • Scream 3

Scream Collection 4 watched

  • Thor
  • Thor: The Dark World
  • Thor: Ragnarok

Thor Collection 3 watched

Most watched

Blade Runner

twice

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

twice

Village of the Damned

twice

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

twice

Boy on the Bridge

twice

Security

twice

Daddy's Home

twice

Escape Plan

twice

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

twice

Aparajito

twice

All the Money in the World

twice

About Schmidt

twice

Westworld

twice

Promised Land

twice

Dogtooth

twice

Menashe

twice

City of Ghosts

twice

The Little Hours

twice

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Directors

Crew & studios

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