Movie Master 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 Citizen Kane Welles, Orson 1941 USA 119
2 Vertigo Hitchcock, Alfred 1958 USA 128
3 2001: A Space Odyssey Kubrick, Stanley 1968 UK 139
4 Rules of the Game, The Renoir, Jean 1939 France 113
5 Tokyo Story Ozu, Yasujiro 1953 Japan 134
6 Fellini, Federico 1963 Italy 135
7 Godfather, The Coppola, Francis Ford 1972 USA 175
8 Sunrise Murnau, F.W. 1927 USA 110
9 Searchers, The Ford, John 1956 USA 119
10 Seven Samurai Kurosawa, Akira 1954 Japan 200
11 Apocalypse Now Coppola, Francis Ford 1979 USA 150
12 Singin’ in the Rain Donen, Stanley/Gene Kelly 1952 USA 102
13 Bicycle Thieves De Sica, Vittorio 1948 Italy 90
14 Battleship Potemkin Eisenstein, Sergei 1925 USSR 71
15 Taxi Driver Scorsese, Martin 1976 USA 113
16 Breathless Godard, Jean-Luc 1960 France 89
17 Passion of Joan of Arc, The Dreyer, Carl Theodor 1928 France 110
18 Atalante, L’ Vigo, Jean 1934 France 89
19 Persona Bergman, Ingmar 1966 Sweden 83
20 Rashomon Kurosawa, Akira 1950 Japan 88
21 Man with a Movie Camera, The Vertov, Dziga 1929 USSR 80
22 Godfather Part II, The Coppola, Francis Ford 1974 USA 200
23 400 Blows, The Truffaut, François 1959 France 99
24 Raging Bull Scorsese, Martin 1980 USA 128
25 Psycho Hitchcock, Alfred 1960 USA 109
26 City Lights Chaplin, Charles 1931 USA 86
27 Andrei Rublev Tarkovsky, Andrei 1966 USSR 185
28 Some Like it Hot Wilder, Billy 1959 USA 119
29 Dolce vita, La Fellini, Federico 1960 Italy 175
30 Mirror, The Tarkovsky, Andrei 1975 USSR 108
31 Touch of Evil Welles, Orson 1958 USA 108
32 Au hasard Balthazar Bresson, Robert 1966 France 95
33 Ordet Dreyer, Carl Theodor 1955 Denmark 125
34 Sunset Blvd. Wilder, Billy 1950 USA 110
35 Casablanca Curtiz, Michael 1942 USA 102
36 Lawrence of Arabia Lean, David 1962 UK 216
37 Avventura, L’ Antonioni, Michelangelo 1960 Italy 145
38 Blade Runner Scott, Ridley 1982 USA 118
39 Contempt Godard, Jean-Luc 1963 France 103
40 General, The Keaton, Buster/Clyde Bruckman 1926 USA 74
41 Rear Window Hitchcock, Alfred 1954 USA 112
42 Grande illusion, La Renoir, Jean 1937 France 117
43 Night of the Hunter, The Laughton, Charles 1955 USA 93
44 In the Mood for Love Wong Kar-wai 2000 Hong Kong 97
45 Modern Times Chaplin, Charles 1936 USA 89
46 Playtime Tati, Jacques 1967 France 108
47 Ugetsu monogatari Mizoguchi, Kenji 1953 Japan 96
48 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Kubrick, Stanley 1964 UK 93
49 Third Man, The Reed, Carol 1949 UK 104
50 Chinatown Polanski, Roman 1974 USA 131
51 Fanny and Alexander Bergman, Ingmar 1982 Sweden 189
52 Stalker Tarkovsky, Andrei 1979 USSR 160
53 Barry Lyndon Kubrick, Stanley 1975 UK 183
54 Apartment, The Wilder, Billy 1960 USA 125
55 Pather Panchali Ray, Satyajit 1955 India 112
56 M Lang, Fritz 1931 Germany 99
57 Rio Bravo Hawks, Howard 1959 USA 141
58 Wild Strawberries Bergman, Ingmar 1957 Sweden 90
59 Metropolis Lang, Fritz 1927 Germany 153
60 Mulholland Dr. Lynch, David 2001 France 147
61 North by Northwest Hitchcock, Alfred 1959 USA 136
62 Enfants du paradis, Les Carné, Marcel 1945 France 195
63 Pierrot le fou Godard, Jean-Luc 1965 France 110
64 Viridiana Buñuel, Luis 1961 Spain 90
65 Once Upon a Time in the West Leone, Sergio 1968 Italy 165
66 Wild Bunch, The Peckinpah, Sam 1969 USA 144
67 Strada, La Fellini, Federico 1954 Italy 115
68 Battle of Algiers, The Pontecorvo, Gillo 1966 Italy 123
69 Shoah Lanzmann, Claude 1985 France 566
70 Amarcord Fellini, Federico 1973 Italy 127
71 Gold Rush, The Chaplin, Charles 1925 USA 82
72 Seventh Seal, The Bergman, Ingmar 1957 Sweden 96
73 Voyage in Italy Rossellini, Roberto 1953 Italy 97
74 Leopard, The Visconti, Luchino 1963 Italy 205
75 Late Spring Ozu, Yasujiro 1949 Japan 108
76 Pulp Fiction Tarantino, Quentin 1994 USA 154
77 GoodFellas Scorsese, Martin 1990 USA 146
78 Magnificent Ambersons, The Welles, Orson 1942 USA 88
79 Clockwork Orange, A Kubrick, Stanley 1971 UK 137
80 It’s a Wonderful Life Capra, Frank 1946 USA 129
81 Pickpocket Bresson, Robert 1959 France 75
82 Blue Velvet Lynch, David 1986 USA 120
83 Conformist, The Bertolucci, Bernardo 1970 Italy 107
84 Jules et Jim Truffaut, François 1962 France 104
85 Nashville Altman, Robert 1975 USA 159
86 Close-Up Kiarostami, Abbas 1990 Iran 98
87 Gertrud Dreyer, Carl Theodor 1964 Denmark 116
88 Man Escaped, A Bresson, Robert 1956 France 102
89 Annie Hall Allen, Woody 1977 USA 94
90 Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Ford, John 1962 USA 119
91 Jaws Spielberg, Steven 1975 USA 124
92 Sansho the Bailiff Mizoguchi, Kenji 1954 Japan 125
93 Greed von Stroheim, Erich 1924 USA 140
94 Last Year at Marienbad Resnais, Alain 1961 France 94
95 Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles Akerman, Chantal 1975 Belgium 201
96 Shining, The Kubrick, Stanley 1980 USA 142
97 Woman Under the Influence, A Cassavetes, John 1974 USA 155
98 Aguirre: The Wrath of God Herzog, Werner 1972 West Germany 94
99 Blowup Antonioni, Michelangelo 1966 Italy 111
100 Sans soleil Marker, Chris 1983 France 100