Top 50 Favorite Films

Because what kind of self respecting film buff would I be if I *didn’t* have a list?

1. The Night of the Hunter (1955; Charles Laughton)
2. Fantasia (1940; Various)
3. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946; Frank Capra)
4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968; Stanley Kubrick)
5. Det sjunde inseglet / The Seventh Seal (1957; Ingmar Bergman)
6. Mononoke-hime / Princess Mononoke (1997; Hayao Miyazaki)
7. C’era una volta il West / Once Upon a Time in the West (1968; Sergio Leone)
8. The Godfather Part II (1974; Francis Ford Coppola)
9.  Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927; F.W. Murnau)
10. American Graffiti (1973; George Lucas)

11. 25th Hour (2002; Spike Lee)
12. Le proces / The Trial (1962; Orson Welles)
13. Casablanca (1942; Michael Curtiz)
14. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962; John Ford)
15. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003; Peter Jackson)
16. Fargo (1996; Joel Coen)
17. La passion de Jeanne d’Arc / The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928; Carl Th. Dreyer)
18. Vertigo (1958; Alfred Hitchcock)
19. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989; Woody Allen)
20. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946; William Wyler)

21. Stalker (1979; Andrei Tarkovsky)
22. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988; Martin Scorsese)
23. Schindler’s List (1993; Steven Spielberg)
24. Lucky Star (1929; Frank Borzage)
25. Singin’ in the Rain (1952; Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly)
26. Goyangileul butaghae / Take Care of My Cat (2001; Jae-eun Jeong)
27. Barry Lyndon (1975; Stanley Kubrick)
28. Amadeus (1984; Milos Forman)
29. Citizen Kane (1941; Orson Welles)
30. The General (1926; Buster Keaton)

31. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937; Leo McCarey)
32. The Great Dictator (1940; Charlie Chaplin)
33. La Dolce Vita (1960; Federico Fellini)
34. Lawrence of Arabia (1962; David Lean)
35. Gojira (1954; Ishiro Honda)
36. Kaze tichinu / The Wind Rises (2013; Hayao Miyazaki)
37. M (1931; Fritz Lang)
38. Paths of Glory (1957; Stanley Kubrick)
39. Watership Down (1978; Martin Rosen)
40. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981; Steven Spielberg)

41. Les yeux san visage / Eyes Without a Face (1960; Georges Fanju)
42. Shichinin no samurai / Seven Samurai (1954; Akira Kurosawa)
43. Unforgiven (1992; Clint Eastwood)
44. Wo hu cang long / Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000; Ang Lee)
45. Anatomy of a Murder (1959; Otto Preminger)
46. Shadow of a Doubt (1943; Alfred Hitchcock)
47. The Sweet Hereafter (1997; Atom Egoyan)
48. Jodaeiye Nader az Simin / A Separation (2011; Asghar Farhadi)
49. Banshun / Late Spring (1949; Yasujiro Ozu)
50. Duck Soup (1933; Leo McCarey)

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