Movie Master List List

The plan: to watch the top 100 movies, as compiled by They Shoot Pictures Don’t They, and blog about each one.

The list:

1

1

Citizen Kane

Welles, Orson

1941

USA

119

2

2

Vertigo

Hitchcock, Alfred

1958

USA

128

3

3

2001: A Space Odyssey

Kubrick, Stanley

1968

UK

139

4

4

Rules of the Game, The

Renoir, Jean

1939

France

113

5

5

Tokyo Story

Ozu, Yasujiro

1953

Japan

134

6

7

Godfather, The

Coppola, Francis Ford

1972

USA

175

7

6

Fellini, Federico

1963

Italy

135

8

8

Sunrise

Murnau, F.W.

1927

USA

110

9

9

Searchers, The

Ford, John

1956

USA

119

10

10

Seven Samurai

Kurosawa, Akira

1954

Japan

200

11

11

Apocalypse Now

Coppola, Francis Ford

1979

USA

150

12

12

Singin’ in the Rain

Donen, Stanley/Gene Kelly

1952

USA

102

13

14

Bicycle Thieves

De Sica, Vittorio

1948

Italy

90

14

13

Battleship Potemkin

Eisenstein, Sergei

1925

USSR

71

15

15

Taxi Driver

Scorsese, Martin

1976

USA

113

16

16

Passion of Joan of Arc, The

Dreyer, Carl Theodor

1928

France

110

17

17

Breathless

Godard, Jean-Luc

1960

France

89

18

18

Atalante, L’

Vigo, Jean

1934

France

89

19

19

Persona

Bergman, Ingmar

1966

Sweden

81

20

21

Rashomon

Kurosawa, Akira

1950

Japan

88

21

22

Godfather Part II, The

Coppola, Francis Ford

1974

USA

200

22

20

Man with a Movie Camera, The

Vertov, Dziga

1929

USSR

80

23

23

Raging Bull

Scorsese, Martin

1980

USA

128

24

27

City Lights

Chaplin, Charles

1931

USA

86

25

25

400 Blows, The

Truffaut, François

1959

France

99

26

26

Psycho

Hitchcock, Alfred

1960

USA

109

27

24

Andrei Rublev

Tarkovsky, Andrei

1966

USSR

185

28

31

Some Like it Hot

Wilder, Billy

1959

USA

119

29

29

Mirror, The

Tarkovsky, Andrei

1975

USSR

108

30

28

Touch of Evil

Welles, Orson

1958

USA

108

31

30

Dolce vita, La

Fellini, Federico

1960

Italy

175

32

35

Casablanca

Curtiz, Michael

1942

USA

102

33

32

Lawrence of Arabia

Lean, David

1962

UK

216

34

33

Ordet

Dreyer, Carl Theodor

1955

Denmark

125

35

34

Au hasard Balthazar

Bresson, Robert

1966

France

95

36

39

Sunset Blvd.

Wilder, Billy

1950

USA

110

37

36

Avventura, L’

Antonioni, Michelangelo

1960

Italy

145

38

37

General, The

Keaton, Buster/Clyde Bruckman

1926

USA

74

39

40

Blade Runner

Scott, Ridley

1982

USA

118

40

38

Contempt

Godard, Jean-Luc

1963

France

103

41

41

Rear Window

Hitchcock, Alfred

1954

USA

112

42

42

Grande illusion, La

Renoir, Jean

1937

France

117

43

43

Night of the Hunter, The

Laughton, Charles

1955

USA

93

44

48

Modern Times

Chaplin, Charles

1936

USA

89

45

45

In the Mood for Love

Wong Kar-wai

2000

Hong Kong

97

46

44

Third Man, The

Reed, Carol

1949

UK

104

47

50

Playtime

Tati, Jacques

1967

France

108

48

53

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

Kubrick, Stanley

1964

UK

93

49

49

Chinatown

Polanski, Roman

1974

USA

131

50

47

Ugetsu monogatari

Mizoguchi, Kenji

1953

Japan

96

51

51

Barry Lyndon

Kubrick, Stanley

1975

UK

183

52

56

Apartment, The

Wilder, Billy

1960

USA

125

53

52

M

Lang, Fritz

1931

Germany

99

54

62

Rio Bravo

Hawks, Howard

1959

USA

141

55

46

Fanny and Alexander

Bergman, Ingmar

1982

Sweden

189

56

55

Wild Strawberries

Bergman, Ingmar

1957

Sweden

90

57

54

Metropolis

Lang, Fritz

1927

Germany

153

58

59

Stalker

Tarkovsky, Andrei

1979

USSR

160

59

57

Pather Panchali

Ray, Satyajit

1955

India

112

60

60

North by Northwest

Hitchcock, Alfred

1959

USA

136

61

64

Mulholland Dr.

Lynch, David

2001

France

147

62

65

Wild Bunch, The

Peckinpah, Sam

1969

USA

144

63

58

Enfants du paradis, Les

Carné, Marcel

1945

France

195

64

68

Once Upon a Time in the West

Leone, Sergio

1968

Italy

165

65

67

Pierrot le fou

Godard, Jean-Luc

1965

France

110

66

66

Battle of Algiers, The

Pontecorvo, Gillo

1966

Italy

123

67

69

Gold Rush, The

Chaplin, Charles

1925

USA

82

68

61

Shoah

Lanzmann, Claude

1985

France

566

69

73

Strada, La

Fellini, Federico

1954

Italy

115

70

63

Magnificent Ambersons, The

Welles, Orson

1942

USA

88

71

70

Seventh Seal, The

Bergman, Ingmar

1957

Sweden

96

72

72

Amarcord

Fellini, Federico

1973

Italy

127

73

74

Late Spring

Ozu, Yasujiro

1949

Japan

108

74

71

Voyage in Italy

Rossellini, Roberto

1953

Italy

97

75

80

Pulp Fiction

Tarantino, Quentin

1994

USA

154

76

81

Viridiana

Buñuel, Luis

1961

Spain

90

77

78

GoodFellas

Scorsese, Martin

1990

USA

146

78

75

Leopard, The

Visconti, Luchino

1963

Italy

205

79

85

It’s a Wonderful Life

Capra, Frank

1946

USA

129

80

77

Blue Velvet

Lynch, David

1986

USA

120

81

76

Pickpocket

Bresson, Robert

1959

France

75

82

86

Clockwork Orange, A

Kubrick, Stanley

1971

UK

137

83

83

Gertrud

Dreyer, Carl Theodor

1964

Denmark

116

84

79

Conformist, The

Bertolucci, Bernardo

1970

Italy

107

85

82

Jules et Jim

Truffaut, François

1962

France

104

86

91

Annie Hall

Allen, Woody

1977

USA

94

87

84

Nashville

Altman, Robert

1975

USA

159

88

90

Close-Up

Kiarostami, Abbas

1990

Iran

98

89

87

Man Escaped, A

Bresson, Robert

1956

France

102

90

89

Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The

Ford, John

1962

USA

119

91

94

Last Year at Marienbad

Resnais, Alain

1961

France

94

92

88

Greed

von Stroheim, Erich

1924

USA

140

93

93

Sansho the Bailiff

Mizoguchi, Kenji

1954

Japan

125

94

96

Shining, The

Kubrick, Stanley

1980

USA

142

95

95

Jaws

Spielberg, Steven

1975

USA

124

96

98

Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Akerman, Chantal

1975

Belgium

201

97

92

Aguirre: The Wrath of God

Herzog, Werner

1972

West Germany

94

98

100

Blowup

Antonioni, Michelangelo

1966

Italy

111

99

97

Sans soleil

Marker, Chris

1983

France

100

100

101

Sátántangó

Tarr, Béla

1994

Hungary

450