Wednesday, February 20, 2008


1. Voyage to the Moon (Méliès)
2. Broken Blossoms (Griffith)
3. The Cameraman's Revenge (Starewicz)
4. The Birth of a Nation (Griffith)
5. Intolerance (Griffith)
6. The Great Train Robbery (Porter)
7. The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (Cabanne/Emerson)
8. The Golden Beetle (de Chomón)
9t. The Blue Bird (Tourneur)
9t. Les Vampires (Feuillade)

1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Wiene)
2. Nosferatu (Murnau)
3. Our Hospitality (Blystone/Keaton)
4. Safety Last! (Newmeyer/Taylor)
5. One Week (Cline/Keaton)
6. The Kid (Chaplin)
7. The Goat (Keaton/St. Clair)
8. Neighbors (Cline/Keaton)

1. Sherlock Jr. (Keaton)
2. The Gold Rush (Chaplin)
3. Battleship Potemkin (Eisenstein)
4. The Last Laugh (Murnau)
5. Seven Chances (Keaton)
6. Greed (von Stroheim)
7. Strike (Eisenstein)
8. The Thief of Bagdad (Walsh)
9. Girl Shy (Newmeyer/Taylor)
10. The Phantom of the Opera (Julian)

Honorable mention:
Die Nibelungen (Lang)

1. Metropolis (Lang)
2. Sunrise (Murnau)
3. The General (Bruckman/Keaton)
4. Napoleon (Gance)
5. Faust (Murnau)
6. The Love of Jeanne Ney (Pabst)
7t. The Unknown (Browning)
7t. The Lodger (Hitchcock)
9. The Kid Brother (Wilde/Howe)

1. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer)
2. The Man with the Movie Camera (Vertov)
3. Un chien andalou (Buñuel)
4. The Circus (Chaplin)
5. Pandora's Box (Pabst)
6. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Reisner)
7. The Cameraman (Sedgwick)
8t. The Man who Laughs (Leni)
8t. Big Business (Horne/McCarey)
10. The Crowd (Vidor)

Near misses:
The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra (Florey/Vorkapich)
October (Aleksandrov/Eisenstein)
Diary of a Lost Girl (Pabst)

Tuesday, February 19, 2008


1. L'Âge d'or (Buñuel)
2. All Quiet on the Western Front (Milestone)
3. The Blue Angel (von Sternberg)
4. Earth (Dovzhenko)
5. Animal Crackers (Heerman)
6. The Blood of a Poet (Cocteau)
7. Morocco (von Sternberg)
8t. À propos de Nice (Vigo)
8t. Westfront 1918 (Pabst)
10. Hell's Angels (Hughes)

Near misses:
Another Fine Mess (Parrott)
City Girl (Murnau)

1. M (Lang)
2. City Lights (Chaplin)
3. Frankenstein (Whale)
4. The Public Enemy (Wellman)
5. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Mamoulian)
6. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (Murnau)
7. La Chienne (Renoir)
8. Dracula (Browning)
9t. Le Million (Clair)
9t. Monkey Business (McLeod)

1. Trouble in Paradise (Lubitsch)
2. Freaks (Browning)
3. Vampyr (Dreyer)
4. Scarface (Hawks)
5. I am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (LeRoy)
6. Love Me Tonight (Mamoulian)
7. Boudu Saved From Drowning (Renoir)
8. I Was Born, But... (Ozu)
9. The Music Box (Parrott)

1. Duck Soup (McCarey)
2. King Kong (Cooper/Schoedsack)
3. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Lang)
4. The Invisible Man (Whale)
5. Gold Diggers of 1933 (LeRoy)
6. Design for Living (Lubitsch)
7. Zero for Conduct (Vigo)
8. Queen Christina (Mamoulian)
9. Land Without Bread (Buñuel)

1. L'Atalante (Vigo)
2. It Happened One Night (Capra)
3. The Scarlett Empress (von Sternberg)
4. The Thin Man (Van Dyke)
5. The Mascot (Starewicz)
6. The Goddess (Wu)
7. Twentieth Century (Hawks)
8. The Man Who Knew Too Much (Hitchcock)
9. A Story of Floating Weeds (Ozu)

1. The Bride of Frankenstein (Whale)
2. The 39 Steps (Hitchcock)
3. A Night at the Opera (Wood)
4. Top Hat (Sandrich)
5. Triumph of the Will (Riefenstahl)
6. Mutiny on the Bounty (Lloyd)
7. Mad Love (Freund)
8t. Captain Blood (Curtiz)
8t. Man on the Flying Trapeze (Bruckman/Fields)
10. The Devil is a Woman (von Sternberg)

1. Modern Times (Chaplin)
2. My Man Godfrey (La Cava)
3. Fury (Lang)
4. A Day in the Country (Renoir)
5. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Capra)
6. The Petrified Forest (Mayo)
7. Dodsworth (Wyler)
8. Osaka Elegy (Mizoguchi)
9. I Love to Singa (Avery)
10. After the Thin Man (Van Dyke)

Not quite:
Rose Hobart (Cornell/Melford)
Sisters of the Gion (Mizoguchi)

1. The Grand Illusion (Renoir)
2. The Awful Truth (McCarey)
3. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Hand)
4. Pépé le Moko (Duvivier)
5. Make Way for Tomorrow (McCarey)
6. A Day at the Races (Wood)
7. Stage Door (La Cava)
8. You Only Live Once (Lang)
9. Humanity and Paper Balloons (Yamanaka)
10. Young and Innocent (Hitchcock)

1. The Lady Vanishes (Hitchcock)
2. Bringing Up Baby (Hawks)
3. Angels With Dirty Faces (Curtiz)
4. The Adventures of Robin Hood (Curtiz)
5. Porky in Wackyland (Clampett)
6. La Bete Humaine (Renoir)
7. Port of Shadows (Carné)
8. Holiday (Cukor)
9. Pygmalion (Asquith/Howard)
10t. Alexander Nevsky (Eisenstein/Vasilyev)
10t. You Can't Take it With You (Capra)

1. The Wizard of Oz (Fleming)
2. The Rules of the Game (Renoir)
3. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Capra)
4. Only Angels Have Wings (Hawks)
5. Stagecoach (Ford)
6. The Roaring Twenties (Walsh)
7. Wuthering Heights (Wyler)
8. Gone With the Wind (Fleming)
9. Of Mice and Men (Milestone)
10. Destry Rides Again (Marshall)

Wednesday, February 13, 2008


1. His Girl Friday (Hawks)
2. Rebecca (Hitchcock)
3. The Philadelphia Story (Cukor)
4. Pinnochio (Luske/Sharpsteen)
5. The Shop Around the Corner (Lubitsch)
6. The Grapes of Wrath (Ford)
7. Fantasia (various)
8. The Great Dictator (Chaplin)
9. Christmas in July (Sturges)
10. Foreign Correspondent (Hitchcock)

Nearly missed:
The Bank Dick (Cline)

1. Citizen Kane (Welles)
2. The Maltese Falcon (Huston)
3. Sullivan’s Travels (Sturges)
4. The Lady Eve (Sturges)
5. Dumbo (Sharpsteen)
6. The Devil and Daniel Webster (Dieterle)
7t. Suspicion (Hitchcock)
7t. Sergeant York (Hawks)
9. Ball of Fire (Hawks)

1. Casablanca (Curtiz)
2. The Magnificent Ambersons (Welles)
3. To Be or Not to Be (Lubitsch)
4t. The Palm Beach Story (Sturges)
4t. Cat People (Tourneur)
6. Bambi (Hand)
7. This Gun for Hire (Tuttle)
8. The Talk of the Town (Stevens)

1. Meshes of the Afternoon (Deren/Hammid)
2. Shadow of a Doubt (Hitchcock)
3. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Powell/Pressburger)
4. The Ox-Bow Incident (Wellman)
5. I Walked With a Zombie (Tourneur)
6t. Le Corbeau (Clouzot)
6t. Red Hot Riding Hood (Avery)
8. The Seventh Victim (Robson)
9. Day of Wrath (Dreyer)
10. Hangmen Also Die! (Lang)

Very close:
The Leopard Man (Tourneur)

1. Double Indemnity (Wilder)
2. Lifeboat (Hitchcock)
3. The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek (Sturges)
4. Laura (Preminger)
5. At Land (Deren)
6. To Have and Have Not (Hawks)
7. Ivan the Terrible, Part One (Eisenstein)
8t. Arsenic and Old Lace (Capra)
8t. The Children are Watching Us (De Sica)
8t. A Canterbury Tale (Powell/Pressburger)

Not quite:
Meet Me in St. Louis (Minnelli)

1. Children of Paradise (Carné)
2. Brief Encounter (Lean)
3. Rome, Open City (Rossellini)
4. I Know Where I’m Going! (Powell/Pressburger)
5. Detour (Ulmer)
6. The Lost Weekend (Wilder)
7. Scarlet Street (Lang)
8. Mildred Pierce (Curtiz)
9. And Then There Were None (Clair)
10. Spellbound (Hitchcock)

Not quite:
The Body Snatcher (Wise)

1. Notorious (Hitchcock)
2. The Big Sleep (Hawks)
3. It’s a Wonderful Life (Capra)
4. Beauty and the Beast (Cocteau)
5. Shoeshine (De Sica)
6. The Best Years of Our Lives (Wyler)
7. The Killers (Siodmak)
8. Great Expectations (Lean)
9. My Darling Clementine (Ford)
10. A Matter of Life and Death (Powell/Pressburger)

Oh so close:
Gilda (C. Vidor)

1. Out of the Past (Tourneur)
2. Black Narcissus (Powell/Pressburger)
3. The Lady from Shanghai (Welles)
4. Quai des Orfevres (Clouzot)
5. Odd Man Out (Reed)
6. Monsieur Verdoux (Chaplin)
7. Fireworks (Anger)
8t. Daisy Kenyon (Preminger)
8t. Ride the Pink Horse (Montgomery)
8t. Brute Force (Dassin)

Not quite:
Miracle on 34th Street (Seaton)

1. The Bicycle Thief (De Sica)
2. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Huston)
3. The Red Shoes (Powell/Pressburger)
4t. Rope (Hitchcock)
4t. Portrait of Jennie (Dieterle)
6. Red River (Hawks/Rosson)
7. Germany Year Zero (Rossellini)
8. Force of Evil (Polonsky)
9. Unfaithfully Yours (Sturges)
10. They Live By Night (N. Ray)

Near misses:
Letter from an Unknown Woman (Ophüls)
Key Largo (Huston)

1. The Third Man (Reed)
2. Stray Dog (Kurosawa)
3. Late Spring (Ozu)
4. White Heat (Walsh)
5. Kind Hearts and Coronets (Hamer)
6. Blood of the Beasts (Franju)
7. The Set-Up (Wise)
8. The Heiress (Wyler)
9. Thieves' Highway (Dassin)
10. I Shot Jesse James (Fuller)

Friday, February 8, 2008


1. Sunset Boulevard (Wilder)
2. Rashômon (Kurosawa)
3. In a Lonely Place (Ray)
4. Los Olvidados (Buñuel)
5. Gun Crazy (Lewis)
6. All About Eve (Mankiewicz)
7. The Asphalt Jungle (Huston)
8. Rabbit of Seville (Jones)
9. Harvey (Koster)
10. Cinderella (Geronimi/Jackson/Luske)

Almost there:
Night and the City (Dassin)
Winchester ’73 (Mann)
Orpheus (Cocteau)
Rabbit’s Moon (Anger)

1. Strangers on a Train (Hitchcock)
2. The Day the Earth Stood Still (Wise)
3. Ace in the Hole (Wilder)
4. Early Summer (Ozu)
5. Alice in Wonderland (Geronimi/Jackson/Luske)
6. A Streetcar Named Desire (Kazan)
7. Diary of a Country Priest (Bresson)
8t. The Thing from Another Planet (Nyby/Hawks)
8t. The African Queen (Huston)
10. The Browning Version (Asquith)

The Man in the White Suit (Mackendrick)

1. Ikiru (Kurosawa)
2. Umberto D. (De Sica)
3. Singin' in the Rain (Donen/Kelly)
4. High Noon (Zinnemann)
5. The Life of Oharu (Mizoguchi)
6. Forbidden Games (Clément)
7. The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice (Welles)
8. On Dangerous Ground (N. Ray)
9. Rabbit Seasoning (Jones)

1. Ugetsu (Mizoguchi)
2t. Tokyo Story (Ozu)
2t. The Wages of Fear (Clouzot)
4. Duck Amuck (Jones)
5. Roman Holiday (Wyler)
6. Pickup on South Street (Fuller)
7. Mr. Hulot’s Holiday (Tati)
8t. The Tell-Tale Heart (Parmelee)
8t. The Earrings of Madame de … (Ophüls)
10. Eaux d’artifice (Anger)

Not quite:
El (Buñuel)

1. The Seven Samurai (Kurosawa)
2. Rear Window (Hitchcock)
3. On the Waterfront (Kazan)
4. Sansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi)
5. Johnny Guitar (N. Ray)
6. La Strada (Fellini)
7. Animal Farm (Batchelor/Halas)
8. Gojira (Honda)
9. Dial M for Murder (Hitchcock)
10. Touchez pas au Grisbi (Becker)

1. The Night of the Hunter (Laughton)
2. Les Diaboliques (Clouzot)
3. Rebel Without a Cause (N. Ray)
4. Rififi (Dassin)
5. Ordet (Dreyer)
6. Pather Panchali (S. Ray)
7. Smiles of a Summer Night (Bergman)
8. Kiss Me Deadly (Aldrich)
9. Lady and the Tramp (Geronimi/Jackson/Luske)
10. Night and Fog (Resnais)

The Trouble with Harry (Hitchcock)

1. A Man Escaped (Bresson)
2. The Searchers (Ford)
3. The Killing (Kubrick)
4. Baby Doll (Kazan)
5. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Siegel)
6. The Wrong Man (Hitchcock)
7. Written on the Wind (Sirk)
8. Bigger than Life (N. Ray)
9. The Burmese Harp (Ichikawa)
10. The Red Balloon (Lamorisse)

Not quite:
Aparajito (S. Ray)
Bob le flambeur (Melville)

1. Throne of Blood (Kurosawa)
2. The Seventh Seal (Bergman)
3. Paths of Glory (Kubrick)
4. 12 Angry Men (Lumet)
5. Nights of Cabiria (Fellini)
6. The Bridge on the River Kwai (Lean)
7. Wild Strawberries (Bergman)
8. What's Opera, Doc? (Jones)
9. The Cranes are Flying (Kalatozov)
10. Sweet Smell of Success (Mackendrick)

1. Vertigo (Hitchcock)
2. Touch of Evil (Welles)
3. The Hidden Fortress (Kurosawa)
4. Elevator to the Gallows (Malle)
5. Ashes and Diamonds (Wajda)
6. Mon Oncle (Tati)
7. The Music Room (S. Ray)
8. Ivan the Terrible II (Eisenstein/Filimonova)
9. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Brooks)
10t. A Movie (Conner)
10t. Big Deal on Madonna Street (Monicelli)

Almost There:
Equinox Flower (Ozu)
Horror of Dracula (Fisher)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Geronimi/Kinney)

1. The 400 Blows (Truffaut)
2. North By Northwest (Hitchcock)
3. Some Like It Hot (Wilder)
4. Pickpocket (Bresson)
5. Rio Bravo (Hawks)
6. Hiroshima mon amour (Resnais)
7. Imitation of Life (Sirk)
8. Anatomy of a Murder (Preminger)
9t. Black Orpheus (Camus)
9t. Sleeping Beauty (Geronimi)

Almost there:
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (Kobayashi)
Ballad of a Soldier (Chukhrai)
A Bucket of Blood (Corman)
Ben-Hur (Wyler)

Monday, February 4, 2008


1. Psycho (Hitchcock)
2. The Apartment (Wilder)
3. L'Avventura (Antonioni)
4. La Dolce Vita (Fellini)
5. Breathless (Godard)
6. The Virgin Spring (Bergman)
7. Peeping Tom (Powell)
8. Shoot the Piano Player (Truffaut)
9. Eyes Without a Face (Franju)
10. Le Trou (Becker)

Also rans:
Black Sunday (Bava)
Spartacus (Kubrick)
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (Naruse)
Inherit the Wind (Kramer)

1. Viridiana (Buñuel)
2. Yojimbo (Kurosawa)
3. The Hustler (Rossen)
4. Last Year at Marienbad (Resnais)
5. The Innocents (Clayton)
6. Through a Glass Darkly (Bergman)
7. West Side Story (Robbins/Wise)
8. La Notte (Antonioni)
9. A Woman is a Woman (Godard)
10. Il Posto (Olmi)

Near misses:
Lola (Demy)
Human Condition III (Kobayashi)
The Guns of Navarone (Thompson)

1. Lawrence of Arabia (Lean)
2. La Jetée (Marker)
3. My Life to Live (Godard)
4. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Ford)
5. The Trial (Welles)
6. Winter Light (Bergman)
7. L’Eclisse (Antonioni)
8. Jules and Jim (Truffaut)
9. Cleo from 5 to 7 (Varda)
10. Carnival of Souls (Harvey)

Also rans:
The Manchurian Candidate (Frankenheimer)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Mulligan)
The Exterminating Angel (Buñuel)

1. 8 ½ (Fellini)
2. The Birds (Hitchcock)
3. High and Low (Kurosawa)
4. Contempt (Godard)
5. Shock Corridor (Fuller)
6. The Servant (Losey)
7. The Haunting (Wise)
8. Charade (Donen)
9. The Great Escape (J. Sturges)
10. The House is Black (Farrokhzad)

Also rans:
I Fidanzati (Olmi)
Jason and the Argonauts (Chaffey)
Flaming Creatures (Smith)

1. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Kubrick)
2. Band of Outsiders (Godard)
3. Woman in the Dunes (Teshigahara)
4. I Am Cuba (Kalatozov)
5. Onibaba (Shindô)
6. Fail-Safe (Lumet)
7. A Hard Day’s Night (Lester)
8t. Scorpio Rising (Anger)
8t. Marnie (Hitchcock)
10t. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Demy)
10t. Shadows Of Our Forgotten Ancestors (Parajanov)

Not quite:
Charulata (S. Ray)
A Fistful of Dollars (Leone)
Goldfinger (Hamilton)

1. Repulsion (Polanski)
2. For a Few Dollars More (Leone)
3. Red Beard (Kurosawa)
4t. The War Game (Watkins)
4t. The Shop on Main Street (Kadár/Klos)
6. Pierrot le Fou (Godard)
7. Juliet of the Spirits (Fellini)
8. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (Meyer)
9. Loves of a Blonde (Forman)
10. Alphaville (Godard)

Missed it by that much:
Dr. Zhivago (Lean)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (Melendez)
The Collector (Wyler)

1. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (Leone)
2. Persona (Bergman)
3. Au hasard Balthazar (Bresson)
4. The Battle of Algiers (Pontecorvo)
5. Blowup (Antonioni)
6. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Nichols)
7. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Jones/Washam)
8. Masculin, féminin (Godard)
9. A Man for All Seasons (Zinnemann)
10. Tokyo Drifter (Suzuki)

Just missed:
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Melendez)

1. Play Time (Tati)
2. Le Samouraï (Melville)
3. Bonnie and Clyde (Penn)
4. The Graduate (Nichols)
5. Point Blank (Boorman)
6. Mouchette (Bresson)
7. Week End (Godard)
8. The Firemen's Ball (Forman)
9. Cool Hand Luke (Rosenberg)
10. Belle de jour (Buñuel)

Near misses:
Samurai Rebellion (Kobayashi)
In Cold Blood (Brooks)
Branded to Kill (Suzuki)
Titicut Follies (Wiseman)
Wavelength (Snow)

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick)
2. Once Upon a Time in the West (Leone)
3. Rosemary's Baby (Polanski)
4. Night of the Living Dead (Romero)
5t. Faces (Cassavetes)
5t. Planet of the Apes (Schaffner)
7. Pas de deux (McLaren)
8. If … (Anderson)
9. The Producers (Brooks)
10. Hour of the Wolf (Bergman)

Not quite:
Stolen Kisses (Truffaut)
High School (Wiseman)
Yellow Submarine (Dunning)

1. Andrei Rublev (Tarkovsky)
2. The Wild Bunch (Peckinpah)
3t. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (Hill)
3t. Army of Shadows (Melville)
5. Midnight Cowboy (Schlesinger)
6. Satyricon (Fellini)
7. Take the Money and Run (Allen)
8. Easy Rider (Hopper)
9. Kes (Loach)
10. My Night at Maud's (Rohmer)

Not quite there:
Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (Wakamatsu)
Z (Costa-Gavras)
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (Pollack)

Sunday, February 3, 2008


1. The Conformist (Bertolucci)
2. MASH (Altman)
3. El Topo (Jodorowsky)
4. Claire's Knee (Rohmer)
5. Patton (Schaffner)
6. Catch-22 (Nichols)
7. Five Easy Pieces (Rafelson)
8. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Meyer)
9. Le Cercle rouge (Melville)
10. Even Dwarfs Started Small (Herzog)

Near misses:
Le Boucher (Chabrol)
Gimme Shelter (Maysles/Maysles/Zwerin)
Little Big Man (Penn)
Woodstock (Wadleigh)
The Grandmother (Lynch)

1. A Clockwork Orange (Kubrick)
2. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Altman)
3. The French Connection (Friedkin)
4. Punishment Park (Watkins)
5. Straw Dogs (Peckinpah)
6. Walkabout (Roeg)
7. The Last Picture Show (Bogdanovich)
8. Harold and Maude (Ashby)
9t. Fata Morgana (Herzog)
9t. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Stuart)

Dirty Harry (Siegel)

1. The Godfather (Coppola)
2. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Herzog)
3. Cries and Whispers (Bergman)
4. Solaris (Tarkovsky)
5. Cabaret (Fosse)
6. Deliverance (Boorman)
7. Roma (Fellini)
8. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Fassbinder)
9. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Buñuel)
9. Play it Again, Sam (Ross)

Not quite:
Frenzy (Hitchcock)

1. Badlands (Malick)
2. The Holy Mountain (Jodorowsky)
3. The Long Goodbye (Altman)
4. The Spirit of the Beehive (Erice)
5. Scenes from a Marriage (Bergman)
6. Amarcord (Fellini)
7. The Exorcist (Friedkin)
8. O Lucky Man! (Anderson)
9. Mean Streets (Scorsese)
10. High Plains Drifter (Eastwood)

Not quite:
Don't Look Now (Roeg)
The Last Detail (Ashby)
The Sting (Hill)
The Wicker Man (Hardy)

1. The Conversation (Coppola)
2. Chinatown (Polanski)
3. The Godfather Part II (Coppola)
4. F for Fake (Welles)
5. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Hooper)
6. Young Frankenstein (Brooks)
7. A Woman Under the Influence (Cassavetes)
8. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Fassbinder)
9. The Enigma of Kasper Hauser (Herzog)
10. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (Peckinpah)

Near misses:
Celine and Julie Go Boating (Rivette)
California Split (Altman)
Blazing Saddles (Brooks)
Female Trouble (Waters)

1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Forman)
2. Monty Python & The Holy Grail (Jones/Gilliam)
3. Jaws (Spielberg)
4. Barry Lyndon (Kubrick)
5. Dog Day Afternoon (Lumet)
6. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Weir)
7. Nashville (Altman)
8. Love & Death (Allen)
9. The Mirror (Tarkovsky)
10. Deep Red (Argento)

Not quite:
The Passenger (Antonioni)

1. Taxi Driver (Scorsese)
2. Network (Lumet)
3. The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (Cassavetes)
4t. All the President's Men (Pakula)
4t. Carrie (De Palma)
6. The Tenant (Polanski)
7. Assault on Precinct 13 (Carpenter)
8. Rocky (Avildson)
9. The Outlaw Josey Wales (Eastwood)
10t. Mikey and Nicky (May)
10t. Small Change (Truffaut)

Not quite:
The Bad News Bears (Ritchie)
A Real Young Girl (Breillat)

1. Annie Hall (Allen)
2. Eraserhead (Lynch)
3. Star Wars (Lucas)
4. Stroszek (Herzog)
5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Spielberg)
6. Suspiria (Argento)
7. Killer of Sheep (Burnett)
8t. That Obscure Object of Desire (Buñuel)
8t. 3 Women (Altman)
10. Martin (Romero)

Just missed:
The Ascent (Shepitko)

1. Halloween (Carpenter)
2. Dawn of the Dead (Romero)
3. Days of Heaven (Malick)
4. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Kaufman)
5t. In a Year of 13 Moons (Fassbinder)
5t. Autumn Sonata (Bergman)
7. The Deer Hunter (Cimino)
8. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Liu)
9. The Last Waltz (Scorsese)
10t. Watership Down (Rosen)
10t. Animal House (Landis)

Almost there:
Interiors (Allen)
A Wedding (Altman)
Midnight Express (Parker)

1. Apocalypse Now (Coppola)
2. Manhattan (Allen)
3. Alien (Scott)
4. Life of Brian (Jones)
5. All That Jazz (Fosse)
6. Stalker (Tarkovsky)
7. Being There (Ashby)
8. The Marriage of Maria Braun (Fassbinder)
9. Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Herzog)
10. Vengeance is Mine (Imamura)

Near misses:
The Castle of Cagliostro (Miyazaki)
The Warriors (Hill)
Woyzeck (Herzog)