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1.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Dr. Caligari's somnambulist, Cesare, and his deadly predictions. (78 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
“ Nom 1920: Way Down East/Within Our Gates. ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
2.
The Phantom Carriage (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year... (93 mins.)
“ Nom 1921: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse/Orphans of the Storm ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
3.
Nosferatu (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ Nom 1922:Haxan/Dr Mabuse - The Gambler ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
4.
Safety Last! (1923)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When a store clerk organizes a publicity stunt, in which a friend climbs the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself. (70 mins.)
“ Nom 1923:Our Hospitality/The Covered Wagon ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
5.
Strike (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A group of oppressed factory workers go on strike in pre-revolutionary Russia. (82 mins.)
“ Nom 1924:Greed/Thief of Bagdad/The Iron Horse/The Last Laugh ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
6.
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre. (75 mins.)
Director: S.M. Eisenstein
“ Nom 1925:The Gold Rush/Ben-Hur ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
7.
Faust (1926)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul. (85 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ Nom 1926:Mother/The Black Pirate ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
8.
Metropolis (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Nom 1927:Sunrise/The General ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
9.
The Crowd (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The life of a man and woman together in a large, impersonal metropolis through their hopes, struggles and downfalls. (98 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ Nom 1928:October/Docks of New York ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
10.
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. (110 mins.)
Director: Carl Th. Dreyer
“ Nom 1929:Pandoras Box/Man with the Movie Camera/Blackmail ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
11.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. (136 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
“ Nom 1930: The Blue Angel/Earth/Morocco/Age of Gold ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
12.
M (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. (117 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Nom 1931: The Public Enemy/Le Million/Front Page/Little Caesar ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
13.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him. (92 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
“ Nom 1932:I Was Born, But.../Scarface/Trouble in Paradise/Shanghai Express ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
14.
King Kong (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
“ Nom 1933:Duck Soup/Gold Diggers of 1933/Footlight Parade/Bombshell ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
15.
L'Atalante (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Jean Vigo
“ Nom 1934:The Man Who Knew Too Much/The Gay Divorcee/It Happened One Night/The Thin Man ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
16.
Triumph of the Will (1935 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The infamous propaganda film of the 1934 Nazi Party rally in Nuremberg, Germany. (114 mins.)
“ Nom 1935:The Informer/Mutiny On the Bounty/39 Steps/Captain Blood ” ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
17.
The Petrified Forest (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. (82 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ Nom 1936: Sabotage/Fury/Swingtime/Dodsworth ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
18.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the first World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. (114 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Nom 1937: Pepe Le Moko/The Life of Emile Zola/The Awful Truth/Captains Courageous ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
19.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Nom 1938: La Bete Humaine/The Lady Vanishes/The Adventures of Robin Hood/Alexander Nevsky ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
20.
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In Tokyo in 1888, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adoptive son of an important actor, discovers that he is praised... (143 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
“ Nom 1939: The Wizard of Oz/Ninotchka/Mr. Smith Goes to Washington/Stagecoach ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
21.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression. (129 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Nom 1940: The Philadelphia Story/The Great Dictator/The Mortal Storm/The Shop Around the Corner ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
22.
Citizen Kane (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ Nom 1941: Sullivans Travels/High Sierra/The Maltese Falcon/The Long Voyage Home ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
23.
Casablanca (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Nom 1942: Saboteur/The Palm Beach Story/To Be or Not to Be/Magnificent Ambersons ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
24.
Ossessione (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Gino, a drifter, begins an affair with inn-owner Giovanna as they plan to get rid of her older husband. (140 mins.)
“ Nom 1943:The Ox-Bow Incident/Day of Wrath/For Whom the Bell Tolls/The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
25.
Double Indemnity (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions. (107 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Nom 1944: Laura/Gaslight/The Miracle of Morgan's Creek/Henry V ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
26.
Rome, Open City (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi is chased by Nazis and he seeks refuge and escape. (103 mins.)
“ Nom 1945: The Lost Weekend/Ivan the Terrible/Spellbound/Mildred Pierce ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
27.
The Big Sleep (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love. (114 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Nom 1946:Notorious/The Killers/Shoe-Shine/Beauty and the Beast ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
28.
Stairway to Heaven (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court. (104 mins.)
“ Nom 1947: Out of the Past/Crossfire/Black Narcissus/Gentleman's Agreement ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
29.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains. (126 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Nom 1948:Bicycle Thieves/The Red Shoes/Hamlet/The Lady From Shanghai ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
30.
The Third Man (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime. (104 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ Nom 1949:Stray Dog/The Heiress/Orpheus/White Heat ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
31.
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. (110 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Nom 1950:Rashomon/DOA/The Asphalt Jungle/Los Olvidados ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
32.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. (122 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Nom 1951:Strangers on a Train/The Man in the White Suit/Ace in the Hole/A Place in the Sun ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
33.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
“ Nom 1952: El/Ikiru/Forbidden Games/High Noon ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
34.
Tokyo Story (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them. (136 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ Nom 1953:Ugetsu/Gate of Hell/The Wages of Fear/The Big Heat ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
35.
On the Waterfront (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. (108 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Nom 1954:Rear Window/Sansho the Bailiff/Seven Samurai/La Strada ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
36.
Diabolique (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women. (116 mins.)
Director: H.G. Clouzot
“ Nom 1955:The Night of the Hunter/Ordet/Bob Le Flambeur/Smiles of a Summer Night ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
37.
The Searchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. (119 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Nom 1956:The Wrong Man/The Killing/A Man Escaped/The Burmese Harp ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
38.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ Nom 1957:Paths Of Glory/12 Angry Men/Throne of Blood/Bridge on the River Kwai ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
39.
Touch of Evil (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town. (95 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ Nom 1958: Vertigo/The Defiant Ones/Lift to Scaffold/Ashes and Diamonds ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
40.
North by Northwest (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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.)
“ Nom 1959:Black Orpheus/Floating Weeds/The 400 Blows/Some Like it Hot ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
41.
Breathless (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. (90 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ Nom 1960: Psycho/La Dolce Vita/L'Avventura/The Apartment ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
42.
Yojimbo (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Nom 1961:A Woman is a Woman/Through a Glass Darkly/The Hustler/Last Year at Marienbad ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
43.
My Life to Live (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution. (80 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ Nom 1962:Jules and Jim/The Trial/To Kill a Mockingbird/The Exterminating Angel ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
44.
(1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies. (138 mins.)
“ Nom 1963: Contempt/The Leopard/High and Low/
Charade ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
45.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Nom 1964: The Pawnbroker/Gertrud/Red Desert/ Bande a Parte ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
46.
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. (121 mins.)
“ Nom 1965: Juliet of the Spirits/Alphaville/The Shop on Main Street/Red Beard ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
47.
Persona (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A nurse is put in charge of an actress who can't talk and finds that the actress's persona is melding with hers. (85 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ Nom 1966:A Man and a Woman/Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?/Au Hasard Balthazar/Seconds ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
48.
Closely Watched Trains (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform. (93 mins.)
Director: Jirí Menzel
“ Nom 1967: The Graduate/Le Samourai/Cool Hand Luke/Belle de Jour ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
49.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad. (175 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ Nom 1968: 2001 A Space Odyssey/Shame/War and Peace/Bullitt ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
50.
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome. (128 mins.)
“ Nom 1969: Z/The Wild Bunch/They Shoot Horses, Dont They?/Midnight Cowboy ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
51.
Patton (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton. (172 mins.)
“ Nom 1970: MASH/The Conformist/Woodstock/El Topo ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
52.
Harold and Maude (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. (91 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
“ Nom 1971: McCabe and Mrs. Miller/The French Connection/The Devils/WR- Mysteries of the Organism ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
53.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ Nom 1972: Aguirre, The Wrath of God/Last Tango in Paris/Solaris/Cries and Whispers ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
54.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ Nom 1973: Scenes From a Marriage/Badlands/Mean Streets/The Sting ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
55.
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. (202 mins.)
“ Nom 1974: Chinatown/Ali: Fears Eats the Soul/Lenny/The Conversation ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
56.
The Mirror (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation. (108 mins.)
“ Nom 1975: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest/Nashville/Xala/Dersu Uzala ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
57.
Taxi Driver (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Nom 1976: All the Presidents Men/Network/1900/Marathon Man ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
58.
Eraserhead (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child. (89 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Nom 1977: Annie Hall/Killer of Sheep/Stroszek/Man of Marble ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
59.
Days of Heaven (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune. (94 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ Nom 1978: The Deer Hunter/Interiors/The Tree of Wooden Clogs/Autumn Sonata ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
60.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe. (153 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
“ Nom 1979: Manhattan/Stalker/The Marriage of Maria Braun/Alien ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
61.
Raging Bull (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it. (129 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Nom 1980: Elephant Man/The Shining/Stardust Memories/Atlantic City ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
62.
Das Boot (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
“ Nom 1981: Reds/Mephisto/Pixote/Man of Iron ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
63.
Koyaanisqatsi (1982 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them. (86 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Reggio
“ Nom 1982: Fanny and Alexander/Yol/Veronika Voss/Sophies Choice ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
64.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Nom 1983: Videodrome/The Right Stuff/Nostalghia/L'Argent ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
65.
Threads (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization. (112 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
“ Nom 1984: Paris, Texas/Stranger than Paradise/Once upon a Time in America/Amadeus ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
66.
Ran (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them, or cause them to turn on each other...and him... (162 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Nom 1985: Shoah/Brazil/Come and See/The Official Story ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
67.
Platoon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (120 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Nom 1986: Blue Velvet/Hannah and Her Sisters/Jean de Florette/Down by Law ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
68.
Wings of Desire (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. (128 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
“ Nom 1987: The Dead/The Untouchables/Pelle the Conqueror/Full Metal Jacket ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
69.
The Vanishing (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
“ Nom 1988: The Thin Blue Line/A Short Film About Killing/Hotel Terminus/Dangerous Liaisons ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
70.
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist. (155 mins.)
“ Nom 1989: Crimes and Misdemeanors/Sex, Lies and Videotapes/My Left Foot/Drugstore Cowboy ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
71.
Miller's Crossing (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties. (115 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Nom 1990: Goodfellas/Wild at Heart/The Godfather Part III/Close-up ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
72.
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected. (98 mins.)
“ Nom 1991: The Silence of the Lambs/Raise The Red Lantern/Barton Fink/Naked Lunch ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
73.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand. (95 mins.)
“ Nom 1992: The Player/Reservoir Dogs/Glengarry Glen Ross/The Story of Qiu Ju ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
74.
Schindler's List (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis. (195 mins.)
“ Nom 1993: Farewell My Concubine/Short Cuts/Three Colours Blue/The Piano ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
75.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
“ Nom 1994: Clerks/Satantango/Hoop Dreams/Shawshank Redemption ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
76.
Underground (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations... (170 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
“ Nom 1995: The Usual Suspects/Safe/Seven/Casino ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
77.
Fargo (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. (98 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ Nom 1996: Secrets & Lies/L'Appartmente/Kolya/Trainspotting ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
78.
Lost Highway (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. (134 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Nom 1997:LA Confidential/Taste of Cherry/Funny Games/Princess Mononoke ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
79.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
“ Nom 1998: Thin Red Line/Saving Private Ryan/Pi/Rushmore ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
80.
Being John Malkovich (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich. (112 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ Nom 1999: American Beauty/Audition/Fight Club/Eyes Wide Shut ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
81.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
“ Nom 2000: Dancer in the Dark/Yi Yi/Gladiator/Amores Perros ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
82.
Amélie (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
“ Nom 2001: Y tu Mama Tambien/Mulholland Dr/Spirited Away/No Mans Land ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
83.
Road to Perdition (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living. (117 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ Nom 2002: City of God/Talk to Her/Gangs of New York/Hero ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
84.
Oldboy (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Nom 2003: Lost in Translation/Mystic River/Goodbye. Lenin/Dogville ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
85.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with. (108 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
“ Nom 2004: Downfall/The Aviator/House of Flying Daggers/Fahrenheit 9/11 ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
86.
Brick (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. (110 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ Nom 2005: The Death of Mr. Lazarescu/Capote/Hidden/Tsotsi ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
87.
The Lives of Others (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. (137 mins.)
“ Nom 2006: Pans Labylinth/The Departed/This is England/Babel ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
88.
Persepolis (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. (96 mins.)
“ Nom 2007: 4 Months 3 Weeks 2 Days/There Will Be Blood/Juno/No Country For Old Men ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
89.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ Nom 2008: Waltz with Bashir/FrostNixon/The Class/Synedoche New York ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
90.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later. (129 mins.)
“ Nom 2009: Inglorious Basterds/Up In the Air/A Prophet/The White Ribbon ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
91.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. (148 mins.)
“ Nom 2010: Incendies/The Town/Four Lions/Elite Squad 2 ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
92.
A Separation (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. (123 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
“ Nom 2011: Drive/Shame/Melancholia/The Artist ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
93.
The Hunt (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
“ Nom 2012: Django Unchained/Holy Motors/Moonrise Kingdom/No ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
94.
Her (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need. (126 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ Nom 2013: Upstream Color/The Act of Killing/12 Years a Slave/Blue Is The Warmest Colour ” ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
95.
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes. (101 mins.)
Director: Roy Andersson
“ Nom 2014: Two Days, One Night/Still Alice/Force Majeure/
Interstella ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
96.
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. (137 mins.)
“ Nom: Taxi Tehran/Lobster/Anomalisa/When Marnie Was There ” - TarquinMcLusky
 
97.
The Birth of a Nation (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising. (110 mins.)
Director: Nate Parker