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Time Out's list of 100 Best British Films

A fascinating list with some real surprises.

From Time Out, here's the 100 best British films as chosen by a panel of 150 film industry experts, including directors Sam Mendes, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and Wes Anderson, actors David Morrissey, Sally Hawkins and Thandie Newton, newspaper and magazine critics and the heads of the UK's major cultural organisations.

In order from 1 to 100.

  • Don't Look Now

    1

  • The Third Man

    2

  • Distant Voices, Still Lives

    3

  • Kes

    4

  • The Red Shoes

    5

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    6

  • Performance

    7

  • Kind Hearts and Coronets

    8

  • if....

    9

  • Trainspotting

    10

  • Naked

    11

  • Brief Encounter

    12

  • The 39 Steps

    13

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    14

  • Withnail & I

    15

  • Black Narcissus

    16

  • A Canterbury Tale

    17

  • The Innocents

    18

  • Barry Lyndon

    19

  • Life of Brian

    20

  • Nil by Mouth

    21

  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    22

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    23

  • Brazil

    24

  • Great Expectations

    25

  • I Know Where I'm Going!

    26

  • The Bill Douglas Trilogy

    27

  • The Wicker Man

    28

  • Peeping Tom

    29

  • The Ladykillers

    30

  • The Lady Vanishes

    31

  • Get Carter

    32

  • Secrets & Lies

    33

  • A Clockwork Orange

    34

  • The Servant

    35

  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    36

  • It Always Rains on Sunday

    37

  • Went the Day Well?

    38

  • London

    39

  • Ratcatcher

    40

  • Witchfinder General

    41

  • Listen to Britain

    42

  • Fires Were Started

    43

  • Sabotage

    44

  • Repulsion

    45

  • The Fallen Idol

    46

  • Blow-Up

    47

  • Hunger

    48

  • Gallivant

    49

  • Culloden

    50

  • Local Hero

    51

  • Robinson in Space

    52

  • This Sporting Life

    53

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    54

  • Radio On

    55

  • Caravaggio

    56

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    57

  • Gregory's Girl

    58

  • Blackmail

    59

  • The Long Good Friday

    60

  • Walkabout

    61

  • Deep End

    62

  • Nuts in May

    63

  • Topsy-Turvy

    64

  • Dracula

    65

  • Wonderland

    66

  • Whisky Galore!

    67

  • Dead of Night

    68

  • Oliver!

    69

  • Bad Timing

    70

  • Edvard Munch

    71

  • The Long Day Closes

    72

  • The Man in the White Suit

    73

  • Four Weddings and a Funeral

    74

  • A Room for Romeo Brass

    75

  • Penda's Fen

    76

  • Piccadilly

    77

  • Billy Liar

    78

  • The Offence

    79

  • Under the Skin

    80

  • Dr. No

    81

  • Orlando

    82

  • A Cottage on Dartmoor

    83

  • Fish Tank

    84

  • I'm All Right Jack

    85

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    86

  • Night and the City

    87

  • This Is England

    88

  • The Go-Between

    89

  • Blue

    90

  • Land and Freedom

    91

  • Dead Man's Shoes

    92

  • Zulu

    93

  • 24 Hour Party People

    94

  • London to Brighton

    95

  • Theatre of Blood

    96

  • 28 Days Later

    97

  • School for Scoundrels

    98

  • The Railway Children

    99

  • In This World

    100