All-Time Top 500 Films

Current iteration of my all-time top 500 films. Expanded and updated from previous list of 250.

  • Bicycle Thieves

    1

  • Pather Panchali

    2

  • Seven Samurai

    3

  • Au Revoir les Enfants

    4

  • Police Story

    5

  • Down by Law

    6

  • Do the Right Thing

    7

  • La Haine

    8

  • The 400 Blows

    9

  • Chungking Express

    10

  • Tokyo Story

    11

  • Yi Yi

    12

  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    13

  • Ikiru

    14

  • City of God

    15

  • The Human Condition

    16

  • PlayTime

    17

  • High and Low

    18

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    19

  • Casablanca

    20

  • The Executioner

    21

  • A Sunday in Hell: Paris-Roubaix 1976

    22

  • Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

    23

  • Leningrad Cowboys Go America

    24

  • To Be or Not to Be

    25

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    26

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    27

  • Wings of Desire

    28

  • Landscape in the Mist

    29

  • Wadjda

    30

  • Four Lions

    31

  • Babylon

    32

  • Tampopo

    33

  • The Rocket from Calabuch

    34

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    35

  • Harakiri

    36

  • Woman in the Dunes

    37

  • Tokyo Drifter

    38

  • The Third Man

    39

  • Mera Naam Joker

    40

  • Children of Paradise

    41

  • The Wages of Fear

    42

  • The Young and the Damned

    43

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    44

  • Singin' in the Rain

    45

  • The Florida Project

    46

  • Memories of Murder

    47

  • Sholay

    48

  • The Happiness of the Katakuris

    49

  • Eega

    50

  • Battle Royale

    51

  • Sunset Boulevard

    52

  • Tomboy

    53

  • Godzilla

    54

  • Paterson

    55

  • Rocco and His Brothers

    56

  • The Battle of Algiers

    57

  • The Killer

    58

  • Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

    59

  • Why Don't You Play in Hell?

    60

  • Clue

    61

  • Parasite

    62

  • Rome, Open City

    63

  • Umberto D.

    64

  • Ran

    65

  • Fish Tank

    66

  • Laura

    67

  • The Double Life of Véronique

    68

  • A Separation

    69

  • One Cut of the Dead

    70

  • Lone Star

    71

  • Amar Akbar Anthony

    72

  • Breaking Away

    73

  • The World of Apu

    74

  • Chinatown

    75

  • Jaws

    76

  • The Shop on Main Street

    77

  • Army of Shadows

    78

  • Letter from an Unknown Woman

    79

  • Fireworks

    80

  • Om Shanti Om

    81

  • Suspiria

    82

  • Ariel

    83

  • 12 Angry Men

    84

  • Ordet

    85

  • The Princess Bride

    86

  • Oldboy

    87

  • Poetry

    88

  • Dil Se..

    89

  • Late Spring

    90

  • Children of Heaven

    91

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    92

  • Millennium Actress

    93

  • The White Balloon

    94

  • Welcome Mr. Marshall!

    95

  • The Triplets of Belleville

    96

  • Maryada Ramanna

    97

  • Mirai

    98

  • His Motorbike, Her Island

    99

  • Where Is My Friend's House?

    100