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1.
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001)
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The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace. (172 mins.)
Director: Zacharias Kunuk
 
2.
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
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The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
3.
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
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A sensitive seven-year-old girl living in 1940 in a small Spanish village is traumatized after viewing the movie "Frankenstein" and drifts into her own fantasy world. (97 mins.)
Director: Víctor Erice
 
4.
El Mariachi (1992)
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A traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him. (81 mins.)
 
5.
Time of Favor (2000)
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Is today's fanaticism tomorrow's policy? In a West Bank settlement, Rabbi Meltzer has a grand design:... (102 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
 
6.
Close to Home (2005)
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Rebellious and outgoing Smadar can't stand types like Mirit. Mirit, introverted and frightened, keeps away from the likes of Smadar... (98 mins.)
 
7.
The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
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Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter. (97 mins.)
 
8.
The Shop on Main Street (1965)
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Slovakia during WW2. Tono lives a poor life, but the authorities offer him to take over the Jewish widow Lautman's little shop for sewing material... (128 mins.)
 
9.
Picture Bride (1994)
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The story of 16-year-old Riyo who journeys to Hawaii in 1918 to marry a man she has never met, except... (94 mins.)
Director: Kayo Hatta
 
10.
Round Trip (2003)
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A divorced Israeli woman hires a single African woman as a nanny, and soon the two women form a passionate friendship that leads to a romantic relationship. (95 mins.)
Director: Shahar Rozen
 
11.
The Goddess (1934)
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Street walker by night, devoted mother by day, a woman fights to get her young son an education amid criminal and social injustice in China. (85 mins.)
Director: Yonggang Wu
 
12.
Simon of the Desert (1965 Short Film)
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Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him. (43 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
13.
The Ascent (1977)
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In a freezing cold World War II winter, two pro-Soviet partisans - Sotnikov and Rybak - head off to find food for themselves and their compatriots... (111 mins.)
Director: Larisa Shepitko
 
14.
Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955)
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This was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947... (101 mins.)
 
15.
La bandida (1963)
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Herrera (Armendariz) and Gómez (Fernandez) are on opposite sides in the Revolution; when the two men return home... (110 mins.)
 
16.
Las mujeres de mi general (1951)
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Infante stars as a rebel general caught up in a tempestuous romantic tug-of-war between two women: ex-girlfriend (Chula Prieto) and wife (Lilia Prado)... (112 mins.)
 
17.
Cuando ¡Viva Villa..! es la muerte (1960)
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One of the films in the series of seven tales that tell, in a funny sort of way, different stories lived... (85 mins.)
 
18.
The Soldiers of Pancho Villa (1959)
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The Cucaracha is a brave woman soldier who leads a group of similar women into the fray against the forces of the Villa colonel, Zeta. (97 mins.)
 
19.
This Was Pancho Villa (1957)
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The disembodied head of Pancho Villa, kept in a glass jar in a research institute, is the narrator of several short stories from his own life, stories that might or might not have happened but are the stuff of legend. (90 mins.)
 
20.
Days of Glory (1944)
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A heroic guerilla group fights back against impossible odds during the 1941 Nazi invasion of Russia. (86 mins.)
 
21.
The Aztec Mummy Against the Humanoid Robot (1958)
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A mad doctor builds a robot in order to steal a valuable Aztec treasure from a tomb guarded by a centuries-old living mummy. (65 mins.)
Director: Rafael Portillo
 
22.
Playtime (1967)
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Monsieur Hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech Paris, paralleling a trip with a group of American tourists. Meanwhile, a nightclub/restaurant prepares its opening night, but it's still under construction. (115 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
 
23.
Mexicanos al grito de guerra (1943)
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In times of the French Intervention, a student of Nunó, author of the Mexican National Anthem, falls in love with the niece of the French Ambassador, which causes quite amusing complications. (101 mins.)
 
24.
Comradeship (1931)
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Plea against war and for friendship between peoples, through the story of French miners rescued by German colleagues after a firedamp explosion. (93 mins.)
 
25.
Phantom (1922)
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A shiftless young man becomes obsessed with a mysterious woman and yearns to find her again. (125 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
 
26.
A Throw of Dice (1929)
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With King Ranjit visiting him, King Sohat sees an opportunity to kill his young cousin and take over his kingdom... (74 mins.)
Director: F. Osten
 
27.
Sweeney Todd (2006 TV Movie)
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A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop. (90 mins.)
Director: David Moore
 
28.
The Blue Angel (1930)
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An elderly professor's ordered life spins dangerously out of control when he falls for a nightclub singer. (124 mins.)
 
29.
The Idiot (1951)
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A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman. (166 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
30.
Hamlet (1948)
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king. (155 mins.)
 
31.
Star Without Light (1946)
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(88 mins.)
 
32.
Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1945)
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During the early part of his reign, Ivan the Terrible faces betrayal from the aristocracy and even his closest friends as he seeks to unite the Russian people. (103 mins.)
 
33.
Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958)
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As Ivan the Terrible attempts to consolidate his power by establishing a personal army, his political rivals, the Russian boyars, plot to assassinate their Tsar. (88 mins.)
 
34.
Comfort and Joy (1984)
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Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an ice cream van is attacked and destroyed by an angry competitor... (106 mins.)
Director: Bill Forsyth
 
35.
Das Boot (1981)
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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
 
36.
The Princess and the Warrior (2000)
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Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life, seemingly entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum... (135 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
37.
The 3 Penny Opera (1931)
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In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the 'king of the beggars'. (112 mins.)
Director: G.W. Pabst
 
38.
The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003 Documentary)
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When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind. (93 mins.)
 
39.
Encore (1951)
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The film is made from three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham. The first, "The Ant and the Grasshopper"... (85 mins.)
 
40.
Gigi (1949)
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Gilberte is a sixteen year old girl raised by her aunt and grandmother to be a demimondaine. But she's not ready for that yet... (82 mins.)
 
41.
I Vitelloni (1953)
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A character study of five young men at crucial turning points in their lives in a small town in Italy. (107 mins.)
 
42.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
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A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. (161 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
43.
Kapò (1960)
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A young Jewish girl leads an escape attempt from a concentration camp. (118 mins.)
 
44.
L'Avventura (1960)
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other. (143 mins.)
 
45.
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
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In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. (121 mins.)
 
46.
La Dolce Vita (1960)
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A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome. (174 mins.)
 
47.
La Strada (1954)
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A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way. (108 mins.)
 
48.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
 
49.
The Last Metro (1980)
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs. (131 mins.)
 
50.
Le Jour se Leve (1939)
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After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing. (93 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
51.
Contempt (1963)
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Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
52.
Children of Paradise (1945)
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The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. (190 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
53.
Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (1953)
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Monsieur Hulot comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation, where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc. (114 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
 
54.
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
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A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face. (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju
 
55.
Pépé le Moko (1937)
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A wanted gangster is both king and prisoner of the Casbah. He is protected from arrest by his friends, but is torn by his desire for freedom outside. A visiting Parisian beauty may just tempt his fate. (94 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
 
56.
For a Few Dollars More (1965)
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Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw. (132 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
57.
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
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A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
58.
Quartet (1948)
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Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself... (120 mins.)
 
59.
Wild Strawberries (1957)
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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. (91 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
60.
Titanic (1943)
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The story of the sinking of the British luxury liner Titanic in 1912. (85 mins.)
Director: Herbert Selpin
 
61.
Trio (1950)
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Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Verger," "Mr. Know-All," and "The Sanatorium," are introduced by the author. (91 mins.)
 
62.
Faces of Children (1925)
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A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage... (114 mins.)
Director: Jacques Feyder