Grace Jones
New Order
Janet Jackson
The Clash
Peter Gabriel
Tangerine Dream
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Bruce Springsteen
Kate Bush
Talking Heads
Billy Joel
Big Star
Cocteau Twins
Camera Obscura
The Smiths
The National
Fleetwood Mac
Jim Croce
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry
Johnny Cash
The Flaming Lips
The Cure
Joy Division
Neil Young
Eddie Vedder / Pearl Jam
The Beatles
Simon and Garfunkel / Paul Simon solo
George Harrison
Jens Lekman
Belle and Sebastian

Desert Island CD Blogathon: 12 tracks from soundtracks
I liked the soundtrack better than the movie!
My Never-Ending Music Playlist

Looking ahead, the long-term goal is share my favorite tracks from: 

60s: Johnny Cash, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, The Jimi Hendrix Experience

70s: Neil Young, Roxy Music, Fleetwood Mac, Big Star, George Harrison, Billy Joel, Jim Croce, Tangerine Dream, Yes, Chic, Rush, Tom Waits, Steely Dan, T. Rex, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Queen, America, David Bowie, The Eagles, Diana Ross, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Paul Simon, Nick Drake, Carly Simon, Blondie, Tom Petty, Gil Scott-Heron, The Runaways, Joe Cocker, Simon and Garfunkel, Randy Newman, Frank Zappa/Mothers of Invention, Emmylou Harris, Dire Straits, Iggy Pop,

80s: The Cure, Joy Division, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Bruce Springsteen, Kate Bush, Talking Heads, Prince, Peter Gabriel, The Clash, Janet Jackson, New Order, Grace Jones, The Cars, Cocteau Twins, Van Halen, Echo and the Bunnymen, Talk Talk, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Sonic Youth, Eurythmics, Tears for Fears, Depeche Mode, The Pixies, Kraftwerk, Ultravox, Genesis, Phil Collins, The Replacements, Yazoo, Giorgio Moroder, Patrick Cowley, Pet Shop Boys,  Psychedelic Furs, Tom Tom Club, This Mortal Coil, Everything but the Girl, Soft Cell, The Sugarcubes, Love and Rockets, Enya, Sade, N.W.A, Public Enemy, Eric B. & Rakim, Anthrax, The Chameleons, The Birthday Party

90s: The Flaming Lips, Pearl Jam, Belle and Sebastian, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Radiohead, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Curve, Björk, Julee Cruise, Massive Attack, Sinéad O'Connor, Beck, The White Stripes,  Blur, Oasis, The Strokes, Morrissey, Aphex Twin, PJ Harvey, Fiona Apple, Portishead, Tindersticks, D'Angelo, Ride, Saint Etienne, Slowdive, Kent, Catherine Wheel, Jonathan Richman, Pulp,

2000s: The National, Destroyer, Camera Obscura, Burial, Jens Lekman, The Radio Dept, Phoenix, Interpol, LCD Soundsystem, Metronomy, The Knife, Arcade Fire, Sun Kil Moon, Arctic Monkeys, Keane, Franz Ferdinand, Feist, Sebastien Tellier, The Antlers, Amy Winehouse, Cat Power, The Killers, The Shins, Josh Ritter, Gorillaz, Melody Gardot, Agalloch

2010s: Blood Orange, Beach House, Mac DeMarco, Tame Impala, School of Seven Bells, Kendrick Lamar

Best songs of 1980 (part 1) (part 2) (part 3) (part 4) (part 5) (part 6) (part 7) (part 8) (part 9) (part 10)
(part 11) (part 12) (part 13) (part 14) (part 15)

Retro 80s playlist

Top 10 albums of the decade so far (2010-2014)
Best songs of the decade so far (2010-2014)

2017 anticipated albums 

Favorite older album discoveries of 2016
Top 10 albums of 2016
Best albums of 2016 (11-20)
Older song discoveries from soundtracks during 2016
Guilty pleasure songs of 2016
Top 10 album disappointments of 2016
Top 100 songs of 2016 (tracks 10-1) (tracks 11-20) (tracks 30-21) (tracks 40-31) (tracks 50-41) (tracks 60-51) (tracks 70-61) (tracks 80-71) (tracks 90-81) (tracks 100-91)

Top 10 albums of 2015
Top 10 songs of 2015
Top 50 songs of 2015 so far (tracks 1-25) (tracks 26-50)

Top 10 albums of 2014
Top 10 soundtracks of 2014
Top 100 songs of 2014  (tracks 1-25) (tracks 50-26) (tracks 60-51) (tracks 70-61) (tracks 80-71) (tracks 90-81) (tracks 100-91) (overlooked 2014) (overlooked trailer music)

Top 10 albums of 2013
Top 100 songs of 2013 (tracks 1-25) (tracks 50-26) (tracks 60-51) (tracks 70-61) (tracks 80-71) (tracks 90-81) (tracks 100-91) (overlooked 2013 no 1) (overlooked 2013 no 2)

Top 100 2012
Top 100 2011
Top 100 2010

2016 albums ranked
2015 albums ranked
2014 albums ranked
Favorite albums of 2013
Favorite albums of 2012
Favorite albums of 2011

Life Will See You Now by Jens Lekman
Silver Eye by Goldfrapp
The Far Field by Future Islands

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2016:
Blonde by Frank Ocean
Blackstar by David Bowie
Strange Little Birds by Garbage
Skeleton Tree by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Midwest Farmer's Daughter by Margo Price
Foreverland by The Divine Comedy
Let Them Eat Chaos by Kate Tempest
Lemonade by Beyoncé
A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead
This Unruly Mess I've Made by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2015:
Currents by Tame Impala
To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
Depression Cherry by Beach House
B'lieve I'm Goin' Down by Kurt Vile
Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens
Vulnicura by Björk
The Desired Effect by Brandon Flowers
Divers by Joanna Newsom
Dark Sky Island by Enya
Toto XIV by Toto

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2014:
Lost In The Dream by The War on Drugs
Tough Love by Jessie Ware
American Hustle Soundtrack by Various Artists (Vinyl Limited Edition, 6 bonus tracks)
Lazaretto by Jack White
Morning Phase by Beck
Ultraviolence by Lana Del Rey
Benji by Sun Kil Moon
Black Messiah by D'Angelo And The Vanguard
Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mixtape Vol 1 by Various Artists
Salad Days by Mac Demarco

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2013:
Random Access Memories by Daft Punk
Push the Sky Away by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
The Great Beauty Soundtrack by Various Artists
Reflektor by Arcade Fire
Trouble Will Find Me by The National
Double Ep: A Sea of Split Peas by Courtney Barnett
The Next Day by David Bowie
Sound City: Real to Reel (soundtrack) by Various Artists
Ice on the Dune by Empire of the Sun
Dominae by Young Ejecta

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2012:
Born to Die (Paradise Edition) by Lana Del Rey
The Idler Wheel by Fiona Apple
Kill for Love by Chromatics
Searching For Sugar Man by Rodriguez [Compilation]
St. Lucia by St. Lucia
Old Ideas by Leonard Cohen
Visions by Grimes
Channel Orange by Frank Ocean
Port Of Morrow by The Shins
What We Saw From The Cheap Seats by Regina Spektor

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2011:
Kaputt by Destroyer
We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves by John Maus
Drive (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Holy Ghost by Holy Ghost!
Vanity Is Forever by Geoffrey O'Connor
Burst Apart by The Antlers
Smoke Ring for My Halo by Kurt Vile
Submarine by Alex Turner
The King of Limbs by Radiohead
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming by M83

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2010:
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West
Have One on Me by Joanna Newsom
High Violet by The National (Expanded Edition)
The Suburbs by Arcade Fire
Penny Sparkle by Blonde Redhead
Teen Dream by Beach House
Hadestown by Anaïs Mitchell
The Fool by Warpaint
In Memory of Loss by Nathaniel Rateliff
Epic by Sharon Van Etten

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2009:
Fever Ray by Fever Ray
My Maudlin Career by Camera Obscura
Embryonic by The Flaming Lips
Magic by Sean Rowe
Towards the Sun by Alexi Murdoch
009 Sound System by 009 Sound System

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2008:
Seventh Tree by Goldfrapp
Shallow Grave by The Tallest Man on Earth 
Anywhere I Lay My Head (Tom Waits covers) by Scarlett Johansson
Day & Age by The Killers
Hurricane by Grace Jones
Good Evening by Nite Jewel

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2007:
Into the Wild (soundtrack) by Eddie Vedder
Boxer by The National
In Rainbows by Radiohead
I Danmark er jeg født by Natasja
Pocket Symphony by AIR
Dylanesque by Bryan Ferry
Magic by Bruce Springsteen
Untrue by Burial

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2006:
Marie Antoinette (2 disc soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
Ys by Joanna Newsom
Pet Grief by The Radio Dept.
American V: A Hundred Highways by Johnny Cash
At War With the Mystics by The Flaming Lips
Victory for the Comic Muse by The Divine Comedy
Destroyer's Rubies by Destroyer
Modern Times by Bob Dylan
5:55 by Charlotte Gainsbourg
Let's Get Out of This Country by Camera Obscura

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2005:
Alligator by The National
Aerial by Kate Bush
Extraordinary Machine by Fiona Apple
Bleed Like Me by Garbage
Human After All by Daft Punk
Confessions on a Dance Floor by Madonna
Hotel by Moby

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2004:
So-Called Chaos by Alanis Morissette
Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus by Nick Cave
Garden State (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb by U2
A Strangely Isolated Place by Ulrich Schnauss
Absent Friends by The Divine Comedy

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2003:
Frank by Amy Winehouse
Unearthed by Johnny Cash
Lost in Translation (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
Black Cherry by Goldfrapp
Between Darkness & Wonder by Lamb
Lesser Matters by The Radio Dept.
American Life by Madonna
100th Window by Massive Attack
Underachievers Please Try Harder by Camera Obscura
Life for Rent by Dido

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2002:
American IV: The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
The Rising by Bruce Springsteen
Let Go by Avril Lavigne
Under Rug Swept by Alanis Morissette
18 by Moby 
Up by Peter Gabriel

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2001:
Regeneration by The Divine Comedy
Moulin Rouge (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
Lenny by Lenny Kravitz
Beautifulgarbage by Garbage
What Sound by Lamb
Amnesiac by Radiohead
Discovery by Daft Punk
No More Shall We Part by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi by Camera Obscura
Fever by Kylie Minogue

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2000:
Kid A by Radiohead
American III: Solitary Man by Johnny Cash
Felt Mountain by Goldfrapp
Bloodflowers by The Cure
Music by Madonna
All That You Can't Leave Behind by U2

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1999:
Magnolia (soundtrack) by Aimee Mann
The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
Play by Moby
Playing My Game by Lene Marlin
Splinter by Sneaker Pimps
When the Pawn... by Fiona Apple
No Angel by Dido
The Matrix (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1998:
Moon Safari by AIR
Version 2.0 by Garbage
Ray of Light by Madonna
Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie by Alanis Morissette

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1997:
OK Computer by Radiohead
Lost Highway (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
The Boatman's Call by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
The Velvet Rope by Janet Jackson
Titanic (soundtrack) by James Horner
Come On Over by Shania Twain
Blood on the Dance Floor by Michael Jackson
Great Expectations (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
Portishead by Portishead

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1996:
Tidal by Fiona Apple
If You're Feeling Sinister by Belle and Sebastian
Casanova by The Divine Comedy
Emancipation by Prince and The New Power Generation
Murder Ballads by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1995:
Garbage by Garbage
The Memory of Trees by Enya
The Bends by Radiohead
Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette
HIStory by Michael Jackson
The Gold Experience by Prince and The New Power Generation
Spinner by Brian Eno/Jah Wobble
Tragic Kingdom by No Doubt
Brown Sugar by D'Angelo

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1994:
Blade Runner (soundtrack) by Vangelis
MTV Unplugged in New York by Nirvana
Let Love In by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
American Recordings by Johnny Cash

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1993:
Off the Ground by Paul McCartney
Songs of Faith and Devotion by Depeche Mode
janet. By Janet Jackson
In Utero by Nirvana

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1992:
Harvest Moon by Neil Young
Come On Come On by Mary Chapin Carpenter
Little Earthquakes by Tori Amos
The Future by Leonard Cohen
Bram Stoker's Dracula (soundtrack) by Wojciech Kilar
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (soundtrack) by Angelo Badalamenti
Henry's Dream by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1991:
Shepherd Moons by Enya
Nevermind by Nirvana
Use Your Illusion (I and II) by Guns n' Roses
Black Album by Metallica
Dangerous by Michael Jackson
Achtung Baby by U2
Ten by Pearl Jam
Blue Lines by Massive Attack
No More Tears by Ozzy Osbourne
Diamonds and Pearls by Prince and The New Power Generation

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1990:
Twin Peaks (soundtrack) by Angelo Badalamenti
Violator by Depeche Mode
Bona Drag by Morrissey
The Rhythm of the Saints by Paul Simon
Heaven or Las Vegas by Cocteau Twins
The Good Son by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1989:
Disintegration by The Cure
Floating Into the Night by Julee Cruise
The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
Rhythm Nation 1814 by Janet Jackson
The Sensual World by Kate Bush
Mystery Girl by Roy Orbison
Rain Man (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
Batman (soundtrack) by Prince

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1988:
I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen
Watermark by Enya
Viva Hate by Morrissey
Blue Bell Knoll by Cocteau Twins
Lovesexy by Prince
Tender Prey by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
The Innocents by Erasure
Le Grand Bleu (soundtrack) by Eric Serra
Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
Peepshow by Siouxsie and The Banshees

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1987:
Tunnel of Love by Bruce Springsteen
Bad by Michael Jackson
Sign o' the Times by Prince
Substance (compilation) by New Order
The Joshua Tree by U2
Appetite for Destruction by Guns n' Roses
Louder Than Bombs (compilation) by The Smiths
Strangeways, Here We Come by The Smiths
Music for the Masses by Depeche Mode
Darklands by The Jesus and Mary Chain

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1986:
The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
Master of Puppets by Metallica
Victorialand by Cocteau Twins
Graceland by Paul Simon
So by Peter Gabriel
True Blue by Madonna
A Kind of Magic by Queen
Parade (soundtrack) by Prince and The Revolution
5150 by Van Halen
Forklædt som voksen by Kim Larsen

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1985:
Hounds of Love by Kate Bush
Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits
Misplaced Childhood by Marillion
Scarecrow by John Cougar Mellencamp
Meat Is Murder by The Smiths
Songs From the Big Chair by Tears for Fears
The Head on the Door by The Cure
Biograph (compilation) by Bob Dylan
Around the World in a Day by Prince and The Revolution

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1984:
Purple Rain by Prince and The Revolution
Treasure by Cocteau Twins
Ride the Lightning by Metallica
Heartbeat City by The Cars
Ocean Rain by Echo & The Bunnymen
Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
Hatful of Hollow by The Smiths
It's My Life by Talk Talk
Nutidens unge by tv•2
Reckless by Bryan Adams

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1983:
Speaking in Tongues by Talking Heads
Let's Dance by David Bowie
Madonna by Madonna
Violent Femmes by Violent Femmes
Japanese Whispers (compilation) by The Cure
Porcupine by Echo & The Bunnymen
Scarface (soundtrack compilation) by Various Artists
Power, Corruption & Lies by New Order
Midt om natten by Kim Larsen
L'Amour by Lewis

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1982:
Thriller by Michael Jackson
Signals by Rush
The Dreaming by Kate Bush
One From the Heart by Tom Waits and Crystal Gayle
1999 by Prince 
Avalon by Roxy Music
Pornography by The Cure
The Number of the Beast by Iron Maiden
Upstairs at Eric's by Yazoo
Rio by Duran Duran

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1981:
Faith by The Cure
Computerwelt by Kraftwerk
Moving Pictures by Rush
Architecture & Morality by OMD
Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
Rage in Eden by Ultravox
Controversy by Prince
Take It Off by Chic
Renegade by Thin Lizzy
Stjerne til støv by Sebastian

Film Reviews

Updated Feb 2016

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, dir: Stanley Kubrick)
5 Centimeters Per Second (Japan, 2007, dir: Makoto Shinkai)

A Decade Under the Influence (2003, dir: Ted Demme & Richard LaGravenese)
A Face in The Crowd (1957, dir: Elia Kazan)
A Love Song For Bobby Long (2004, dir: Shainee Gabel)
A Patch of Blue (1965, dir: Guy Green)
After Hours (1985, dir: Martin Scorsese)
Alive (1993, dir: Frank Marshall)
All That Jazz (1979, dir: Bob Fosse)
After The Wedding (Denmark, 2006, dir: Susanne Bier)
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974, dir: Martin Scorsese)
American Psycho (2000, dir: Mary Harron)
Andrei Rublev (Russia, 1966, dir: Andrei Tarkovsky)
Another Year (2010, dir: Mike Leigh)
Antichrist (2009, dir: Lars von Trier)
Armadillo (Denmark, 2010, dir: Janus Metz Pedersen)
A View To A Kill (1985, dir: John Glen)

Blade Runner (directors cut) (1992, dir: Ridley Scott)
Babette's Feast (Denmark, 1987, dir: Gabriel Axel)
Barney's Version (2010, dir: Richard J. Lewis)
Betty Blue (1986, dir: Jean-Jacques Beineix)
Black Swan (2010, dir: Darren Aronofsky)
Blue Velvet (1986, dir: David Lynch)
Box of Moonlight (1996, dir: Tom DiCillo)
Breaking the Waves (1996, dir: Lars von Trier)
Buffalo '66 (1998, dir: Vincent Gallo)

Casablanca (1942, dir: Michael Curtiz)
Castle in the Sky (Japan, 1986, dir: Hayao Miyazaki)
Caught on a train (1980, dir: Peter Duffell)
Certified Copy (2010, dir: Abbas Kiarostami)
Character (Netherlands, 1997, dir: Mike van Diem)
Chungking Express (Hong Kong, 1994, dir: Wong Kar-wai)
Clockwork Orange (1971, dir: Stanley Kubrick)
Come and See (Russia, 1985, dir: Elem Klimov)

Dancer in the Dark (2000, dir: Lars von Trier)
Dandelion (2004, dir: Mark Milgard)
Das Boot (Germany, 1981, dir: Wolfgang Petersen)
Dead Poets Society (1989, dir: Peter Weir)
Dinner with Friends (2001, dir: Norman Jewison)
Doc Hollywood (1991, dir: Michael Caton-Jones)
Dogville (2003, dir: Lars von Trier)
Duck Soup (1933, dir: Leo McCarey)

The Decalogue (1988-89) - An Introduction
The Decalogue Episode 1
The Decalogue Episode 2
The Decalogue Episode 3
The Decalogue Episode 4
The Decalogue Episode 5
The Decalogue Episode 6
The Decalogue Episode 7
The Decalogue Episode 8
The Decalogue Episode 9
The Decalogue Episode 10

Easy Rider (1969, dir: Dennis Hopper)
Eraserhead (1977, dir: David Lynch)
Europa (1991, dir: Lars von Trier)
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010, dir: Banksy)

Fight Club (1999, dir: David Fincher)
Flash Gordon (1980, dir: Mike Hodges)
Frankenstein (1931, dir: James Whale)

Ghost World (2001, dir: Terry Zwigoff)
Gods and Monsters (1998, dir: Bill Condon)
Great Expectations (1946, David Lean)

Happy-Go-Lucky (2008, dir: Mike Leigh)
Hard Boiled (Hong Kong, 1992, dir: John Woo)
Henry Poole is Here (2008, dir: Mark Pellington)
Home (2009, dir: Yann Arthus-Bertrand)
Hoop Dreams (1994, dir: Steve James)
Hunger (Norway, 1966, dir: Henning Carlsen)

In A Better World (Denmark, 2010, dir: Susanne Bier)
In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007, dir: Alex Holdridge)
In The Name Of The Father (1993, dir: Jim Sheridan)
Inception (2010, dir: Christopher Nolan)
It's A Wonderful Life (1946, dir: Frank Capra)

Jeremy (1973, dir: Arthur Barron)


Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948, dir: Max Ophüls)
Lions For Lambs (2007, dir: Robert Redford)
Look Both Ways (2005, dir: Sarah Watt)
Lost Highway (1997, dir: David Lynch)
Lost In Translation (2003, dir: Sofia Coppola)

Malcolm X (1992, dir: Spike Lee)
Mary Poppins (1964, dir: Robert Stevenson)
Match Point (2005, dir: Woody Allen)
Moon (2009, dir: Duncan Jones)
Mulholland Dr. (2001, dir: David Lynch)

Nashville (1975, dir: Robert Altman)
Notes On A Scandal (2006, dir: Richard Eyre)

Of Human Bondage (1964, dir: Ken Hughes)
Open Hearts (Denmark, 2002, dir: Susanne Bier)

Patton (1970, dir: Franklin J. Schaffner)
Project X (1987, dir: Jonathan Kaplan)


Rabbits (2002, dir: David Lynch)
Random Harvest (1942, dir: Mervyn LeRoy)
Red (2008, dir: Trygve Allister Diesen)
Requiem For A Dream (2000, dir: Darren Aronofsky)
Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles (China, 2005, dir: Zhang Yimou)
Roger Dodger (2002, dir: Dylan Kidd)

Santa Claus The Movie (1985, dir: Jeannot Szwarc)
Say Anything (1989, dir: Cameron Crowe)
Scent Of A Woman (1992, dir: Martin Brest)
Secrets and Lies (1996, dir: Mike Leigh)
Shooting Fish (1997, dir: Stefan Schwartz)
Sideways (2004, dir: Alexander Payne)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937, dir: multiple)
Star Wars (1977, dir: George Lucas)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015, dir:  J.J. Abrams)

Talk Radio (1988, dir: Oliver Stone)
Taxi Driver (1976, dir: Martin Scorsese)
Thank You For Smoking (2005, dir: Jason Reitman)
The Aviator (2004, dir: Martin Scorsese)
The Birth of a Nation (1915, dir: D.W. Griffith)
The Color Of Paradise (Iran, 1999, dir: Majid Majidi)
The Double Life of Veronique (1991, dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski)
The Element of Crime (1984, dir: Lars von Trier)
The Elephant Man (1980, dir: David Lynch)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980, dir: Irvin Kershner)
The Fourth Protocol (1987, dir: John Mackenzie)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, dir: Wes Anderson)
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007, dir: Robin Swicord)
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976, dir: John Cassavetes)
The King of Comedy (1983, dir: Martin Scorsese)
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988, dir: Martin Scorsese)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942, dir: Orson Welles)
The Player (1992, dir: Robert Altman)
The Seven Year Itch (1955, dir: Billy Wilder)
The Shining (1980, dir: Stanley Kubrick)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991, dir: Jonathan Demme)
The Social Network (2010, dir: David Fincher)
The Story of Film An Odyssey (2011, dir: Mark Cousins)
The Straight Story (1999, dir: David Lynch)
The Ten Commandments (1956, dir: Cecil B. DeMille)
The Tree of Life (2011, dir: Terrence Malick)
The Wizard Of Oz (1939, dir: Victor Fleming)
This is Spinal Tap (1984, dir: Rob Reiner)
Three Colours Trilogy : Blue (France/Poland, 1993, dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski)
Three Colours Trilogy : White (France/Poland, 1994, dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski)
Three Colours Trilogy : Red (France/Poland, 1994, dir: Krzysztof Kieslowski)
Tintin et Moi (2003, dir: Anders Ostergaard)
Titanic (1997, dir: James Cameron)
Trust (1990, dir: Hal Hartley)



Weird Science (1985, dir: John Hughes)
Wendy and Lucy (2008, dir: Kelly Reichardt)
Woman in the Dunes (Japan, 1964, dir: Hiroshi Teshigahara)
We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011, dir: Lynne Ramsay)
Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991, dir: Steve Miner)


Year Of The Dog (2007, dir: Mike White)


Other film-related lists:
My Most Anticipated Films of 2015 
Old movies I'm dying to see
Top 10 films of 2015 so far (September)
Top 20 films of 2014
Top 20 films of 2013
Top 20 films of 2012
Favorite older films watched in 2015
Favorite older films watched in 2014
Favorite older films watched in 2013
Favorite classic film discoveries 2012
Favorite classic film discoveries 2011
Favorite classic film discoveries 2010

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Favorite books

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Crime & Punishment / Fyodor Dostoevsky
Night Train to Lisbon / Pascal Mercier
The Bridesmaid / Ruth Rendell
The Catcher in the Rye / J.D. Salinger
The Grass is Singing / Doris Lessing
The Magus / John Fowles
The Shadow of the Wind / Carlos Ruiz Zafron
The Trial / Franz Kafka
What I loved / Siri Hustvedt
Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More (short stories) / Roald Dahl

Yearly Top 10

Going by IMDb year

Obviously, the lists below are a work in progress....

Last update 31 March 2017

1. Get Out (Jordan Peele)
2. David Bowie: The Last Five Years (documentary) (Francis Whately)

1. The Neon Demon (Nicolas Winding Refn)
2. O.J.: Made in America (TV Mini-series) (Ezra Edelman)
3. I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach)
4. The Day Will Come (Jesper W. Nielsen)
5. Zootopia (multiple directors)
6. Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie)
7. Arrival (Denis Villeneuve)
8. Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)
9. Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)
10. American Honey (Andrea Arnold)

1. World of Tomorrow (short) (Don Hertzfeldt)
2. Inside Out (multiple directors)
3. Amy (documentary) (Asif Kapadia)
4. The Fear of 13 (documentary) (David Sington)
5. Far from the Madding Crowd (Thomas Vinterberg)
6. Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)
7. Victoria (Sebastian Schipper)
8. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (J.J. Abrams)
9. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (documentary) (Alex Gibney)
10. Land of Mine (Martin Zandvliet)

1. Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
2. Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy)
3. Olive Kitteridge (TV Mini-series) (Lisa Cholodenko)
4. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
5. Force Majeure (Ruben Östlund)
6. Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
7. Calvary (John Michael McDonagh)
8. Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (Elkabetz)
9. Gone Girl (David Fincher)
10. What We Do in the Shadows (Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi)

1. The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)
2. Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision (Edgar Reitz)
3. Blue Is the Warmest Color (Abdellatif Kechiche)
4. Nymphomaniac (Lars von Trier)
5. Sorrow and Joy (Nils Malmros)
6. Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón)
7. Prisoners (Denis Villeneuve)
8. Before Midnight (Richard Linklater)
9. The Great Beauty (Paulo Sorrentino)
10. The Double (Richard Ayoade)

1. The Place Beyond The Pines (Derek Cianfrance)
2. Laurence Anyways (Xavier Dolan)
3. The Act of Killing (documentary) (Joshua Oppenheimer)
4. Skyfall (Sam Mendes)
5. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky)
6. It’s Such a Beautiful Day (Don Hertzfeldt)
7. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
8. The Hunt (Thomas Vinterberg)
9. The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan)
10. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)

1. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick)
2. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (documentary) (Mark Cousins)
3. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan)
4. Dreams of a Life (documentary) (Carol Morley)
5. The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodóvar)
6. The Intouchables (Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano)
7. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi)
8. We Need To Talk About Kevin (Lynne Ramsay)
9. Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn)
10. Detachment (Tony Kaye)

1. Another Year (Mike Leigh)
2. Senna (documentary) (Asif Kapadia)
3. Exit Through the Gift Shop (documentary) (Banksy)
4. Armadillo (documentary) (Janus Metz Pedersen)
5. The Trip (Michael Winterbottom)
6. Inception (Christopher Nolan)
7. Black Swan (Darren Aronofsky)
8. Incendies (Denis Villeneuve)
9. Greenberg (Noah Baumbach)
10. Please Give (Nicole Holofcener)

1. Mother and Child (Rodrigo García)
2. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke)
3. Enter The Void (Gaspar Noé)
4. Antichrist (Lars von Trier)
5. Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold)
6. Bright Star (Jane Campion)
7. Mary and Max (Adam Elliot)
8. Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
9. The Vicious Kind (Lee Toland Krieger)
10. 500 Days of Summer (Marc Webb)

1. Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh)
2. Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)
3. The Reader (Stephen Daldry)
4. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (documentary) (Kurt Kuenne)
5. The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan)
6. The Stoning of Soraya M. (Cyrus Nowrasteh)
7. The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky)
8. Worlds Apart (Niels Arden Oplev)
9. Troubled Water (Erik Poppe)
10. Henry Poole Is Here (Mark Pellington)

1. I’m Not There (Todd Haynes)
2. Juno (Jason Reitman)
3. 3:10 to Yuma (James Mangold)
4. You, the Living (Roy Andersson)
5. Unrelated (Joanna Hogg)
6. Lars and the Real Girl (Craig Gillespie)
7. Into the Wild (Sean Penn)
8. The Visitor (Thomas McCarthy)
9. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu)
10. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson)

1. After the Wedding (Susanne Bier)
2. The Prestige (Christopher Nolan)
3. The Fountain (Darren Aronofsky)
4. Casino Royale (Martin Campbell)
5. The Lives of Others (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck)
6. Reprise (Joachim Trier)
7. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Tom Tykwer)
8. Tell No One (Guillaume Canet)
9. Notes on a Scandal (Richard Eyre)
10. Paris, je t'aime (multiple directors)

1. Match Point (Woody Allen)
2. Caché (Hidden) (Michael Haneke)
3. The World’s Fastest Indian (Roger Donaldson)
4. Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee)
5. New York Doll (documentary) (Greg Whiteley)
6. Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (documentary) (Lian Lunson)
7. The Devil and Daniel Johnston (documentary) (Jeff Feuerzeig)
8. The Descent (Neil Marshall)
9. V for Vendetta (James McTeigue)
10. Chinaman (Henrik Ruben Genz)

1. Sideways (Alexander Payne)
2. Collateral (Michael Mann)
3. Before Sunset (Richard Linklater)
4. Super Size Me (documentary) (Morgan Spurlock)
5. A Love Song for Bobby Long (Shainee Gabel)
6. The Machinist (Brad Anderson)
7. 2046 (Wong Kar-Wai)
8. Brothers (Susanne Bier)
9. Head-On (Fatih Akin)
10. 3-Iron (Kim Ki-duk)

1. My Life Without Me (Isabel Coixet)
2. Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola)
3. Tintin and I (documentary) (Anders Østergaard)
4. Dogville (Lars von Trier)
5. The Matrix Reloaded (Wachowski's)
6. Coffee and Cigarettes (Jim Jarmusch)
7. Big Fish (Tim Burton)
8. Touching The Void (documentary) (Kevin Macdonald)
9. A Decade Under the Influence (documentary) (Ted Demme)
10. The Return (Andrei Zvyagintsev)

1. About Schmidt (Alexander Payne)
2. The Hours (Stephen Daldry)
3. 25th Hour (Spike Lee)
4. Roger Dodger (Dylan Kidd)
5. Open Hearts (Susanne Bier)
6. Adaptation (Spike Jonze)
7. Insomnia (Christopher Nolan)
8. Bus 174 (documentary) (multiple directors)
9. Dummy (Greg Pritikin)
10. The Pianist (Roman Polanski)

1. Vanilla Sky (Cameron Crowe)
2. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch)
3. Ghost World (Terry Zwigoff)
4. Amelie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
5. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (documentary) (Jan Harlan)
6. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson)
7. Waking Life (Richard Linklater)
8. Truly Human (Åke Sandgren)
9.  Lovely and Amazing (Nicole Holofcener)
10. Tape (Richard Linklater)

1. Memento (Christopher Nolan)
2. Meet the Parents (Jay Roach)
3. Songs from the Second Floor (Roy Andersson)
4. American Psycho (Mary Harron)
5. The Beach (Danny Boyle)
6. Requiem for a Dream (Darren Aronofsky)
7. Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan)
8. Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier)
9. High Fidelity (Stephen Frears)
10. Gladiator (Ridley Scott)

1. Fight Club (David Fincher)
2. Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson)
3. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (Jim Jarmusch)
4. The Matrix (Wachowski's)
5. The Color of Paradise (Majid Majidi)
6. Eyes Wide Shut (Stanley Kubrick)
7. Girl, Interrupted (James Mangold)
8. Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze)
9. Election (Alexander Payne)
10. The Talented Mr. Ripley (Anthony Minghella)

1. Run Lola Run (Tom Tykwer)
2. American History X (Tony Kaye)
3. Buffalo ’66 (Vincent Gallo)
4. Saving Private Ryan (Steven Spielberg)
5. Pi (Darren Aronofsky)
6. The Celebration (Thomas Vinterberg)
7. A Simple Plan (Sam Raimi)
8. Following (Christopher Nolan)
9. Rounders (John Dahl)
10. The Dreamlife of Angels (Erick Zonca)

1. Titanic (James Cameron)
2. Lost Highway (David Lynch)
3. Good Will Hunting (Gus van Sant)
4. The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan)
5. Gattaca (Andrew Niccol)
6. The Fifth Element (Luc Besson)
7. Career Girls (Mike Leigh)
8. Cube (Vincenzo Natali)
9. Chasing Amy (Kevin Smith)
10. The Spanish Prisoner (David Mamet)

1. Secrets & Lies (Mike Leigh)
2. Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier)
3. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (documentary) (multiple directors)
4. The English Patient (Anthony Minghella)
5. Sling Blade (Billy Bob Thornton)
6. Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh)
7. Bottle Rocket (Wes Anderson)
8. Box of Moonlight (Tom DiCillo)
9. The Cable Guy (Ben Stiller)
10. Things I Never Told You (Isabel Coixet)

1. Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater)
2. 12 Monkeys (Terry Gilliam)
3. Smoke (Wayne Wang)
4. Leaving Las Vegas (Mike Figgis)
5. Heat (Michael Mann)
6. Sense and Sensibility (Ang Lee)
7. La Cérémonie (Claude Chabrol)
8. GoldenEye (Martin Campbell)
9. Dead Man Walking (Tim Robbins)
10. Se7en (David Fincher)

1. The Shawshank Redemption (Frank Darabont)
2. Three Colors: White (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
3. Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
4. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)
5. Ed Wood (Tim Burton)
6. The Lion King (Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff)
7. Hoop Dreams (Steve James) (documentary)
8. Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai)
9. Exotica (Atom Egoyan)
10. Speed (Jan de Bont)

1. In the Name of the Father (Jim Sheridan)
2. Groundhog Day (Harold Ramis)
3. Three Colors: Blue (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
4. The Fugitive (Andrew Davis)
5. Schindler's List (Steven Spielberg)
6. Alive (Frank Marshall)
7. Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg)
8. The Remains of the Day (James Ivory)
9. Shadowlands (Richard Attenborough)
10. Dazed and Confused (Richard Linklater)

1. Scent of a Woman (Martin Brest)
2. Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola)
3. Far and Away (Ron Howard)
4. Malcolm X (Spike Lee)
5. Dead Alive (Peter Jackson)
6. Batman Returns (Tim Burton)
7. Glengarry Glen Ross (James Foley)
8. Reservoir Dogs (Quentin Tarantino)
9. Benny's Video (Michael Haneke)
10. Orlando (Sally Potter)

1. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
2. Point Break (Kathryn Bigelow)
3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (James Cameron)
4. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (Kevin Reynolds)
5. The Silence of the Lambs (Jonathan Demme)
6. Thelma & Louise (Ridley Scott)
7. Slacker (Richard Linklater)
8. The Lovers on the Bridge (Leos Carax)
9. Boyz N the Hood (John Singleton)
10. Proof (Jocelyn Moorhouse)

1. Green Card (Peter Weir)
2. Trust (Hal Hartley)
3. Edward Scissorhands (Tim Burton)
4. Wild at Heart (David Lynch)
5. Goodfellas (Martin Scorsese)
6. An Angel at My Table (Jane Campion)
7. Home Alone (Chris Columbus)
8. Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami)
9. Back to the Future 3 (Robert Zemeckis)
10. Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven)

1. The Decalogue (TV Mini-series) (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
2. Batman (Tim Burton)
3. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Steven Soderbergh)
4. Say Anything (Cameron Crowe)
5. The Seventh Continent (Michael Haneke)
6. Uncle Buck (John Hughes)
7. The Abyss (director’s cut) (James Cameron)
8. Dead Poets Society (Peter Weir)
9. Casualties of War (Brian De Palma)
10. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (Joe Johnston)

1. Big (Penny Marshall)
2. A Fish Called Wanda (Charles Crichton)
3. Rain Man (Barry Levinson)
4. Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore)
5. Willow (Ron Howard)
6. Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata)
7. Coming To America (John Landis)
8. The Vanishing (George Sluizer)
9. My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki)
10. Another Woman (Woody Allen)

1. Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders)
2. Wall Street (Oliver Stone)
3. The Princess Bride (Rob Reiner)
4. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (John Hughes)
5. Cry Freedom (Richard Attenborough)
6. Withnail & I (Bruce Robinson)
7. Predator (John McTiernan)
8. Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick)
9. Opera (Dario Argento)
10. Angel Heart (Alan Parker)

1. The Mosquito Coast (Peter Weir)
2. Stand By Me (Rob Reiner)
3. Crocodile Dundee (Peter Faiman)
4. Blue Velvet (David Lynch)
5. Clockwise (Christopher Morahan)
6. Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter)
7. Aliens (James Cameron)
8. Pretty in Pink (Howard Deutch)
9. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Leonard Nimoy)
10. Jean de Florette (Claude Berri)

1. A View To A Kill (John Glen)
2. The Breakfast Club (John Hughes)
3. Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis)
4. Come and See (Elem Klimov)
5. The Goonies (Richard Donner)
6. The Sure Thing (Rob Reiner)
7. The Purple Rose of Cairo (Woody Allen)
8. Brazil (Terry Gilliam)
9. Phenomena (Dario Argento)
10. After Hours (Martin Scorsese)

1. The Neverending Story (Wolfgang Petersen)
2. Body Double (Brian De Palma)
3. Blood Simple (Coen's)
4. Starman (John Carpenter)
5. Romancing the Stone (Robert Zemeckis)
6. The Terminator (James Cameron)
7. Gremlins (Joe Dante)
8. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Steven Spielberg)
9. Once Upon a Time in America (Sergio Leone)
10. 28 Up (documentary) (Michael Apted)

1. Videodrome (David Cronenberg)
2. Octopussy (John Glen)
3. The Big Chill (Lawrence Kasdan)
4. The King of Comedy (Martin Scorsese)
5. Return of the Jedi (Richard Marquand)
6. The Thorn Birds (TV Mini-Series) (Daryl Duke)
7. Angst (Gerald Kargl)
8. A Christmas Story (Bob Clark)
9. Christine (John Carpenter)
10. Zappa (Bille August)

1. Blade Runner (Ridley Scott)
2. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Steven Spielberg)
3. Sophie's Choice (Alan J. Pakula)
4. The Wall (Alan Parker)
5. First Blood (Ted Kotcheff)
6. Moonlighting (Jerzy Skolimowski)
7. Fanny and Alexander (Ingmar Bergman)
8. Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper)
9. Tootsie (Sydney Pollack)
10. Tenebre (Dario Argento)

1. Blow Out (Brian De Palma)
2. For Your Eyes Only (John Glen)
3. Das Boot (Wolfgang Petersen)
4. Raiders of the Lost Ark (Steven Spielberg)
5. Christiane F (Uli Edel)
6. The French Lieutenant’s Woman (Karel Reisz)
7. Body Heat (Lawrence Kasdan)
8. Possession (Andrzej Zulawski)
8. Gregory’s Girl (Bill Forsyth)
10. Ms .45 (Abel Ferrara)

1. The Shining (Stanley Kubrick)
2. The Empire Strikes Back (Irvin Kershner)
3. Flash Gordon (Mike Hodges)
4. The Elephant Man (David Lynch)
5. Caddyshack (Harold Ramis)
6. Inferno (Dario Argento)
7. Ordinary People (Robert Redford)
8. Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese)
9. The Gods Must Be Crazy (Jamie Uys)
10. Dressed to Kill (Brian De Palma)

1. Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola)
2. Being There (Hal Ashby)
3. Alien (Ridley Scott)
4. Manhattan (Woody Allen)
5. Nosferatu the Vampyre (Werner Herzog)
6. The Tin Drum (Volker Schlöndorff)
7. Tess (Roman Polanski)
8. The Jerk (Carl Reiner)
9. The Brood (David Cronenberg)
10. The Marriage of Maria Braun (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

1. The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino)
2. The Driver (Walter Hill)
3. Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick)
4. Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero)
5. Interiors (Woody Allen)
6. Watership Down (Martin Rosen)
7. Coming Home (Hal Ashby)
8. The Meetings of Anna (Chantal Akerman)
9. Superman (Richard Donner)
10. Halloween (John Carpenter)

1. Star Wars (George Lucas)
2. Eraserhead (David Lynch)
3. 3 Women (Robert Altman)
4. Abigail’s Party (Mike Leigh)
5. The Spy Who Loved Me (Lewis Gilbert)
6. Suspiria (Dario Argento)
7. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Steven Spielberg)
8. House (Nobuhiko Ôbayashi)
9. Annie Hall (Woody Allen)
10. The Last Wave (Peter Weir)

1. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese)
2. All the President's Men (Alan J. Pakula)
3. The Omen (Richard Donner)
4. Assault on Precinct 13 (John Carpenter)
5. Carrie (Brian De Palma)
6. The Man Who Fell To Earth (Nicolas Roeg)
7. Rocky (John G. Avildsen)
8. Network (Sidney Lumet)
9. Obsession (Brian De Palma)
10. The Outlaw Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood)

1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Milos Forman)
2. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Peter Weir)
3. Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky)
4. Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet)
5. Jaws (Steven Spielberg)
6. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones)
7. Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick)
8. Deep Red (Dario Argento)
9. Grey Gardens (documentary) (multiple directors)
10. The Man Who Would Be King (John Huston)

1. The Godfather Part II (Francis Ford Coppola)
2. A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes)
3. The Man with the Golden Gun (Guy Hamilton)
4. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (Martin Scorsese)
5. Chinatown (Roman Polanski)
6. The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola)
7. Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks)
8. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Tobe Hooper)
9. Rabid Dogs (Mario Bava)
10. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (Joseph Sargent)

1. The Day of the Jackal (Fred Zinnemann)
2. The Sting (George Roy Hill)
3. Papillon (Franklin J. Schaffner)
4. Paper Moon (Peter Bogdanovich)
5. Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky)
6. Don’t Look Now (Nicolas Roeg)
7. The Exorcist (William Friedkin)
8. Enter the Dragon (Robert Clouse)
9. High Plains Drifter (Clint Eastwood)
10. Live and Let Die (Guy Hamilton)

1. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola)
2. Solaris (Andrei Tarkovsky)
3. The Heartbreak Kid (Elaine May)
4. Sleuth (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
5. Deliverance (John Boorman)
6. What's Up, Doc? (Peter Bogdanovich)
7. The Way of the Dragon (Bruce Lee)
8. The Last House on the Left (Wes Craven)
9. Cabaret (Bob Fosse)
10. Jeremiah Johnson (Sydney Pollack)

1. A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick)
2. Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby)
3. Wake in Fright (Ted Kotcheff)
4. Minnie and Moskowitz (John Cassavetes)
5. The French Connection (William Friedkin)
6. Walkabout (Nicolas Roeg)
7. Straw Dogs (Sam Peckinpah)
8. The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich)
9. Dirty Harry (Don Siegel)
10. Duel (Steven Spielberg)

1. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (Dario Argento)
2. Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson)
3. A Swedish Love Story (Roy Andersson)
4. Patton (Franklin J. Schaffner)
5. Companeros (Sergio Corbucci)
6. 7 Plus Seven (documentary) (Michael Apted)
7. Deep End (Jerzy Skolimowski)
8. The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci)
9. Kelly's Heroes (Brian G. Hutton)
10. Ryan’s Daughter (David Lean)

1. Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper)
2. The Wild Bunch (Sam Peckinpah)
3. Midnight Cowboy (John Schlesinger)
4. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (George Roy Hill)
5. The Italian Job (Peter Collinson)
6. Kes (Ken Loach)
7. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (Peter R. Hunt)
8. The Cremator (Juraj Herz)
9. This Man Must Die (Claude Chabrol)
10. The Unfaithful Wife (Claude Chabrol)

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick)
2. Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone)
3. Planet of the Apes (Franklin J. Schaffner)
4. Where Eagles Dare (Brian G. Hutton)
5. Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polanski)
6. Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero)
7. Yellow Submarine (George Dunning)
8. The Great Silence (Sergio Corbucci)
9. Hang ’em High (Ted Post)
10. Hell in the Pacific (John Boorman)

1. In the Heat of the Night (Norman Jewison)
2. Mouchette (Robert Bresson)
3. Cool Hand Luke (Stuart Rosenberg)
4. The Graduate (Mike Nichols)
5. The Jungle Book (Wolfgang Reitherman)
6. The Fireman’s Ball (Milos Forman)
7. Le Samouraï (Jean-Pierre Melville)
8. You Only Live Twice (Lewis Gilbert)
9. Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn)
10. Playtime (Jacques Tati)

1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Sergio Leone)
2. Hunger (Henning Carlsen)
3. Django (Sergio Corbucci)
4. Persona (Ingmar Bergman)
5. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Mike Nichols)
6. The Face of Another (Hiroshi Teshigahara)
7. Seconds (John Frankenheimer)
8. Daisies (Vera Chytilová)
9. Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky)
10. Closely Watched Trains (Jirí Menzel)

1. A Patch of Blue (Guy Green)
2. The Sound of Music (Robert Wise)
3. Repulsion (Roman Polanski)
4. For a Few Dollars More (Sergio Leone)
5. The Hill (Sidney Lumet)
6. Doctor Zhivago (David Lean)
7. Thunderball (Terence Young)
8. Loves of A Blonde (Milos Forman)
9. The Collector (William Wyler)
10. Cat Ballou (Elliot Silverstein)

1. Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara)
2. I Am Cuba (Mikhail Kalatozov)
3. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick)
4. The Night of the Iguana (John Huston)
5. Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton)
6. A Fistful of Dollars (Sergio Leone)
7.  Seven Up! (documentary) (Michael Apted)
8. A Shot In The Dark (Blake Edwards)
9. Kwaidan (Masaki Kobayashi)
10. The Masque of the Red Death (Roger Corman)

1. The Great Escape (John Sturges)
2. The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock)
3. The Fire Within (Louis Malle)
4. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini)
5. Lilies of the Field (Ralph Nelson)
6. The Pink Panther (Blake Edwards)
7. Raven's End (Bo Widerberg)
8. High and Low (Akira Kurosawa)
9. The Silence (Ingmar Bergman)
10. Charade (Stanley Donen)

1. Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean)
2. To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan)
3. Dr. No (Terence Young)
4. Il Sorpasso (Dino Risi)
5. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (John Ford)
6. Days of Wine and Roses (Blake Edwards)
7. Lolita (Stanley Kubrick)
8. Ride the High Country (Sam Peckinpah)
9. Lonely Are the Brave (David Miller)
10. My Life to Live (Jean-Luc Godard)

1. Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais)
2. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (Masaki Kobayashi)
3. The Innocents (Jack Clayton)
4. The Hustler (Robert Rossen)
5. The Night (Michelangelo Antonioni)
6. Through a Glass Darkly (Ingmar Bergman)
7. Harry and the Butler (Bent Christensen)
8. Divorce Italian Style (Pietro Germi)
9. Pit and the Pendulum (Roger Corman)
10. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Blake Edwards)

1. La Dolce Vita (Federico Fellini)
2. Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock)
3. Black Sunday (Mario Bava)
4. The Apartment (Billy Wilder)
5. Village of the Damned (Wolf Rilla)
6. Spartacus (Stanley Kubrick)
7. Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard)
8. Peeping Tom (Michael Powell)
9. The Time Machine (George Pal)
10. L'Avventura (Michelangelo Antonioni)

1. Imitation of Life (Douglas Sirk)
2. Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder)
3. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (Masaki Kobayashi)
4. Anatomy of a Murder (Otto Preminger)
5. North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock)
6. Look Back in Anger (Tony Richardson)
7. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (Masaki Kobayashi)
8. Ballad of a Soldier (Grigori Tchoukhrai)
9. Ben-Hur (William Wyler)
10. Rio Bravo (Howard Hawks)

1. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock)
2. The Defiant Ones (Stanley Kramer)
3. Touch of Evil (Orson Welles)
4. Separate Tables (Delbert Mann)
5. Mon Oncle (Jacques Tati)
6. Some Came Running (Vincente Minnelli)
7. Elevator to the Gallows (Louis Malle)
8. Ice Cold In Alex (J. Lee Thompson)
9. The Big Country (William Wyler)
10. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Brooks)

1. Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman)
2. 12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet)
3. Paths of Glory (Stanley Kubrick)
4. Witness for the Prosecution (Billy Wilder)
5. The Bridge on the River Kwai (David Lean)
6. The Tarnished Angels (Douglas Sirk)
7. White Nights (Luchino Visconti)
8. Nights of Cabiria (Federico Fellini)
9. The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman)
10. A Face in the Crowd (Elia Kazan)

1. Written On the Wind (Douglas Sirk)
2. A Man Escaped (Robert Bresson)
3. Giant (George Stevens)
4. The Ten Commandments (Cecil B. DeMille)
5. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel)
6. Forbidden Planet (Fred M. Wilcox)
7. The Searchers (John Ford)
8. Lust for Life (Vincente Minnelli)
9. The Killing (Stanley Kubrick)
10. Bus Stop (Joshua Logan)

1. Marty (Delbert Mann)
2. Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray)
3. The Man from Laramie (Anthony Mann)
4. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton)
5. All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk)
6. The Word (Carl Th. Dreyer)
7. East of Eden (Elia Kazan)
8. Diabolique (Henri-Georges Clouzot)
9. To Catch a Thief (Alfred Hitchcock)
10. Rififi (Jules Dassin)

1. On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan)
2. Magnificent Obsession (Douglas Sirk)
3. Dial M for Murder (Alfred Hitchcock)
4. Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock)
5. The Road (Federico Fellini)
6. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa)
7. Journey to Italy (Roberto Rossellini)

1. The Naked Spur (Anthony Mann)
2. The Wages of Fear (Henri-Georges Clouzot)
3. Tokyo Story (Yasujirô Ozu)
4. I Vitelloni (Federico Fellini)
5. Mr. Hulot's Holiday (Jacques Tati)
6. Roman Holiday (William Wyler)
7. Pickup on South Street (Pickup on South Street)
8. Julius Caesar (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
9. House of Wax (Andre de Toth)
10. Shane (George Stevens)

1. Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa)
2. Singin' in the Rain (Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly)
3. The Bad and the Beautiful (Vincente Minnelli)
4. Umberto D. (Vittorio De Sica)
5. High Noon (Fred Zinnemann)
6. Limelight (Charles Chaplin)
7. Viva Zapata! (Elia Kazan)

1. A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan)
2. A Place in the Sun (George Stevens)
3. Ace in the Hole (Billy Wilder)
4. The Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise)
5. Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock)
6. Diary of a Country Priest (Robert Bresson)
7. The African Queen (John Huston)
8. Scrooge (Brian Desmond Hurst)
9. Summer Interlude (Ingmar Bergman)

1. Sunset Boulevard (Billy Wilder)
2. Orpheus (Jean Cocteau)
3. Café Paradis (Bodil Ipsen & Lau Lauritzen)
4. Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa)
5. Harvey (Henry Koster)
6. The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston)
7. Winchester '73 (Anthony Mann)
8. The Gunfighter (Henry King)
9. La Ronde (Max Ophüls)
10. All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)

1. The Third Man (Carol Reed)
2. Kind Hearts and Coronets (Robert Hamer)
3. White Heat (Raoul Walsh)
4. The Queen Of Spades (Thorold Dickinson)
5. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (short) (multiple directors)

1. Letter From An Unknown Woman (Max Ophüls)
2. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston)
3. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica)
4. Key Largo (John Houston)
5. Portrait of Jennie (William Dieterle)
6. Rope (Alfred Hitchcock)
7. The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
8. The Boy With the Green Hair (Joseph Losey)
9. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (Charles Barton)
10. Fort Apache (John Ford)

1. Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur)
2. Black Narcissus (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
3. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
4. Monsieur Verdoux (Charles Chaplin)
5. Brute Force (Jules Dassin)
6. Possessed (Curtis Bernhardt)
7. Soldaten og Jenny (Johan Jacobsen)

1. It’s A Wonderful Life (Frank Capra)
2. Great Expectations (David Lean)
3. Gilda (Charles Vidor)
4. Ditte Menneskebarn (Bjarne Henning-Jensen)
5. The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks)
6. Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock)
7. Beauty and the Beast (Jean Cocteau)
8. A Matter of Life and Death (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
9. The Yearling (Clarence Brown)
10. The Best Years of Our Lives (William Wyler)

1. Mildred Pierce (Michael Curtiz)
2. Scarlet Street (Fritz Lang)
3. Brief Encounter (David Lean)
4. The Body Snatcher (Robert Wise)
5. Dead of Night (multiple directors)
6. The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne (Robert Bresson)
7. Rome Open City (Roberto Rossellini)

1. Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder)
2. Arsenic and Old Lace (Frank Capra)
3. Meet Me in St. Louis (Vincente Minnelli)
4. To Have and Have Not (Howard Hawks)
5. Lifeboat (Alfred Hitchcock)

1. Day of Wrath (Carl Th. Dreyer)
2. The More the Merrier (George Stevens)
3. Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock)
4. I Walked with a Zombie (Jacques Tourneur)
5. Ossessione (Luchino Visconti)
6. The Ox-Bow Incident (William A. Wellman)

1. Casablanca (Michael Curtiz)
2. Random Harvest (Mervyn LeRoy)
3. Cat People (Jacques Tourneur)
4. I Married a Witch (René Clair)
5. The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles)
6. Now Voyager (Irving Rapper)

1. The Maltese Falcon (John Huston)
2. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles)
3. Meet John Doe (Frank Capra)
4. Sullivan's Travels (Preston Sturges)
5. The Lady Eve (Preston Sturges)
6. High Sierra (Raoul Walsh)
7. Dumbo (multiple directors)
8. The Wolf Man (George Waggner)

1. The Grapes of Wrath (John Ford)
2. The Bank Dick (Edward F. Cline)
3. The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin)
4. Pinocchio (multiple directors)
5. Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock)
6. Waterloo Bridge (Mervyn LeRoy)
7. His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks)
8. The Shop Around The Corner (Ernst Lubitsch)
9. The Philidelphia Story (George Cukor)

1. The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming)
2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Frank Capra)
3. Gone With The Wind (Victor Fleming)
4. Stagecoach (John Ford)
5. Ninotchka (Ernst Lubitsch)
6. The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir)
7. Dark Victory (Edmund Goulding)
8. You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (George Marshall and Edward F. Cline)

1. Bring Up Baby (Howard Hawks)
2. Port of Shadows (Marcel Carné)
3. The Adventures of Robin Hood (Michael Curtiz, William Keighley)
4. The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock)

1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (multiple directors)
2. Way Out West (James W. Horne)
3. A Day at the Races (Sam Wood)
4. Lost Horizon (Frank Capra)
5. Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir)
6. Make Way For Tomorrow (Leo McCarey)

1. Modern Times (Charles Chaplin)
2. My Man Godfrey (Gregory La Cava)
3. Dodsworth (William Wyler)

1. The Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale)
2. A Night at the Opera (Marx Brothers)
3. Ruggles of Red Gap (Leo McCarey)
4. Mutiny on the Bounty (Frank Lloyd)
5. The 39 Steps (Alfred Hitchcock)
6. Anna Karenina (Clarence Brown)

1. It’s a Gift (Norman Z. McLeod)
2. It Happened One Night (Frank Capra)
3. L’Atalante (Jean Vigo)
4. The Black Cat (Edgar G. Ulmer)

1. King Kong (Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack)
2. Duck Soup (Leo McCarey)
3. Tillie and Gus (Francis Martin)
4. The Invisible Man (James Whale)

1. Freaks (Tod Browning)
2. The Blood of a Poet (Jean Cocteau)
3. Red Dust (Victor Fleming)
4. I Was Born, But... (Yasujirô Ozu)
5. The Old Dark House (James Whale)
6. Horse Feathers (Norman Z. McLeod)
7. Island of Lost Souls (Erle C. Kenton)
8. The Mummy (Karl Freund)

1. City Lights (Charles Chaplin)
2. M (Fritz Lang)
3. Frankenstein (James Whale)
4. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Rouben Mamoulian)
5. Monkey Business (Norman Z. McLeod)
6. Dracula (Tod Browning)

1. Animal Crackers (Victor Heerman)
2. People on Sunday (Curt Siodmak)

1. Un Chien Andalou (short film) (Luis Buñuel)

1. The Circus (Charles Chaplin)
2. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Th. Dreyer)
3. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Charles Reisner)
4. The Man Who Laughs (Paul Leni)

1. Metropolis (Fritz Lang)
2. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau)
3. The Unknown (Tod Browning)
4. College (Buster Keaton)
5. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (Alfred Hitchcock)
6. The Cat and the Canary (Paul Leni)

1. The General (Buster Keaton & Clyde Bruckman)
2. Faust (F.W. Murnau)

1. The Gold Rush (Charles Chaplin)
2. Go West (Buster Keaton)
3. Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein)
4. Phantom of the Opera (multiple directors)

1. Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton)
2. The Navigator (Buster Keaton)

1. Safety Last (Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor)

1. Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau)
2. Nanook of the North (documentary) (Robert J. Flaherty)

1. The Kid (Charles Chaplin)
2. The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström)

1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene)



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