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Criterion Subreddit Top 250 Greatest Films of All Time

The greatest films of all time as voted on by the Criterion subreddit using a ranked top 10 methodology from over 166 ballots (510 films in total).

  • Persona

    1

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2

  • Seven Samurai

    3

  • Mulholland Drive

    4

  • Taxi Driver

    5

  • The Godfather

    6

  • 8½

    7

  • Apocalypse Now

    8

  • There Will Be Blood

    9

  • Eraserhead

    10

  • Citizen Kane

    11

  • Stalker

    12

  • The Seventh Seal

    13

  • The Night of the Hunter

    14

  • The Tree of Life

    15

  • The 400 Blows

    16

  • Tokyo Story

    17

  • Days of Heaven

    18

  • GoodFellas

    19

  • 12 Angry Men

    20

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    21

  • Paris, Texas

    22

  • The Third Man

    23

  • All That Jazz

    24

  • La Dolce Vita

    25

  • Barry Lyndon

    26

  • Magnolia

    27

  • The Shining

    28

  • Blade Runner

    29

  • Synecdoche, New York

    30

  • Raging Bull

    31

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

    32

  • Brazil

    33

  • Rushmore

    34

  • Casablanca

    35

  • City Lights

    36

  • Nashville

    37

  • Pather Panchali

    38

  • The Godfather: Part II

    39

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    40

  • Pulp Fiction

    41

  • Fanny & Alexander

    42

  • On the Waterfront

    43

  • Alien

    44

  • Andrei Rublev

    45

  • Vertigo

    46

  • Dazed and Confused

    47

  • A Clockwork Orange

    48

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    49

  • Boogie Nights

    50

  • Late Spring

    51

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    52

  • Modern Times

    53

  • The Rules of the Game

    54

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    55

  • Videodrome

    56

  • Jaws

    57

  • L'Avventura

    58

  • Mirror

    59

  • Close-Up

    60

  • Chinatown

    61

  • Harakiri

    62

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    63

  • The Thin Red Line

    64

  • M

    65

  • A Woman Under the Influence

    66

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    67

  • Annie Hall

    68

  • Rear Window

    69

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    70

  • Breathless

    71

  • Paths of Glory

    72

  • Blue Velvet

    73

  • Come and See

    74

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    75

  • The Big Lebowski

    76

  • Psycho

    77

  • Blow Out

    78

  • PlayTime

    79

  • Rashomon

    80

  • The Red Shoes

    81

  • The Wages of Fear

    82

  • Rosemary's Baby

    83

  • Do the Right Thing

    84

  • Her

    85

  • Celine and Julie Go Boating

    86

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    87

  • Werckmeister Harmonies

    88

  • Inglourious Basterds

    89

  • Sunset Boulevard

    90

  • North by Northwest

    91

  • Life of Brian

    92

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    93

  • High and Low

    94

  • In the Mood for Love

    95

  • The Deer Hunter

    96

  • Woman in the Dunes

    97

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    98

  • Donnie Darko

    99

  • The Social Network

    100