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1.
North by Northwest (1959)
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A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. (136 mins.)
 
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Frantic (1988)
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In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder. (120 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
3.
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
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While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby. (102 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
4.
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
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In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot. (108 mins.)
 
5.
The Odd Couple (1968)
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Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. (105 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
6.
After Hours (1985)
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An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop. (97 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
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The Long Goodbye (1973)
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Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife. (112 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
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Suspiria (1977)
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A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
9.
The Passenger (1975)
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A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance. (119 mins.)
 
10.
The Terrorizers (1986)
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A metaphysical mystery about the lives of three couples in Taipei that continually intersect over a span of several weeks. (109 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
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The Tall Men (1955)
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Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians... (122 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
12.
Chelsea Girls (1966)
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Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen. (210 mins.)
 
13.
Irma Vep (1996)
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A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set. (99 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
 
14.
Lost, Lost, Lost (1976 Documentary)
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(180 mins.)
Director: Jonas Mekas
 
15.
L'amour fou (1969)
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During the rehearsals for the production of the tragedy Andromaque, the leading actress and her director... (252 mins.)
Director: Jacques Rivette
 
16.
The Ladies Man (1961)
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After his girl leaves him for someone else, Herbert gets really depressed and starts searching for a job... (95 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
17.
'R Xmas (2001)
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A New York drug dealer is kidnapped, and his wife must try to come up with the money and drugs to free him from his abductors before Christmas. (85 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
18.
Ice (1970)
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"An underground revolutionary group struggles against internal strife to stage urban guerilla attacks... (130 mins.)
Director: Robert Kramer
 
19.
Sombre (1998)
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A car, following the Tour de France. Children screaming in front of the puppet show. Women, often prostitutes... (112 mins.)
 
20.
Red Desert (1964)
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In a bleak rundown industrial area a young woman, Giuliana, tries to cope with life. She's married to... (117 mins.)
 
21.
Orly (2010)
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Amidst the impersonal hubbub of Paris' Orly Airport, strangers meet, secrets are revealed, and sudden intimacies develop in this beautifully observed mosaic of lives in transit. (84 mins.)
 
22.
Red Rose White Rose (1994)
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Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose... (110 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
 
23.
The Mouth of the Wolf (2009 Documentary)
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The story of a criminal Vincenzo and his transsexual lover Mary, who waited for him for many years while he served his prison sentence. (68 mins.)
Director: Pietro Marcello
 
24.
The Mouth Agape (1974)
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Monique is dying. Around her gather her unfaithful husband, her son, who is like his father, and her daughter-in-law. We observe them playing with life as she dies. (82 mins.)
Director: Maurice Pialat
 
25.
My Darling Clementine (1946)
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A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral. (97 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
26.
Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
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A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment. (115 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
27.
Ugetsu (1953)
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A tale of ambition, family, love, and war set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
28.
Peeping Tom (1960)
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A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
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The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
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Mr. Neville, a cocksure young artist, is contracted by Mrs. Herbert, the wife of a wealthy landowner... (108 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
30.
The Killing (1956)
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. (85 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
31.
La Notte (1961)
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A day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship. (122 mins.)
 
32.
Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
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In the seacoast town of Boulogne, Hélène sells antique furniture, living with her step-son, Bernard... (117 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
33.
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
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The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
34.
Teorema (1968)
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A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father before leaving a few days after... (105 mins.)
 
35.
Opening Night (1977)
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An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her. (144 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
 
36.
Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
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A lush, elegant epic taking us on a time-swirling trip down the infinitely complex labyrinth that is Marcel Proust's memory lane. (169 mins.)
Director: Raoul Ruiz