A List of Some of the World’s Best Movies

The Last Laugh
Battleship Potemkin
Metropolis
Sunrise
Passion of Joan of Arc
City Lights
I Was Born, But…
Wild Boys of the Road
L’Atalante
Modern Times
Make Way for Tomorrow
The Grapes of Wrath
How Green Was My Valley
Citizen Kane
To Be or Not to Be
Day of Wrath
The Gang’s All Here
Shadow of a Doubt
Double Indemnity
Children of Paradise
Open City
It’s a Wonderful Life
Beauty and the Beast
My Darling Clementine
Paisan
The Big Sleep
Out of the Past
Red River
Late Spring
Battleground
The Fountainhead
Orphee
White Heat
Sunset Boulevard
Rashomon
Stromboli
Ace in the Hole
Early Summer
Los Olvidados
Limelight
Singin’ in the Rain
The Quiet Man
Tokyo Story
The Big Heat
Pickup on South Street
Ugetsu
On the Waterfront
Twenty-Four Eyes
Johnny Guitar
La Strada
Ordet
All That Heaven Allows
The Phenix City Story
Tarantula
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Seven Men From Now
Bigger Than Life
Carousel
The Killing
The Ten Commandments
Wild Strawberries
Kanal
A Man Escaped
Nights of Cabiria
A Touch of Evil
A Time to Love and a Time to Die
Rio Bravo
Imitation of Life
North by Northwest
Pickpocket
The World of Apu
Floating Weeds
Fires on the Plain
Home From the Hill
The Apartment
L’Avventura
La Dolce Vita
The Hustler
Viridiana
West Side Story
Last Year at Marienbad
Mamma Roma
An Autumn Afternoon
Exterminating Angel
Manchurian Candidate
Ride the High Country
The Birds
8 ½
Hud
Contempt
My name is Ivan
Dr. Strangelove
Goldfinger
I Am Cuba
Red Desert
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Woman in the Dunes
Gospel According to Saint Matthew
Nothing but a Man
Gertrud
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Persona
Blow-Up
The Chase
Battle of Algiers
Belle de Jour
Weekend
Mouchette
War and Peace
Faces
The Wild Bunch
The Damned
Fellini Satyricon
Once Upon a Time in the West
Andre Rublev
Medium Cool
Salesman
Performance
The Conformist
Gimme Shelter
Zabriskie Point
El Topo
A Clockwork Orange
200 Motels
Death in Venice
Four Nights of a Dreamer
Cries and Whispers
Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Solaris
Aguirre Wrath of God
Fistful of Dynamite
Last Tango in Paris
Amarcord
Mean Streets
Charlie Varrick
The Holy Mountain
A Woman Under the Influence
Lancelot du Lac
Nashville
Story of Adele H
Barry Lyndon
In the Realm of the Senses
Taxi Driver
The Shootist
1900
Man Who Fell to Earth
Annie Hall
Cross of Iron
Providence
Suspiria
Our Hitler
The Last Waltz
Apocalypse Now
All That Jazz
Raging Bull
Berlin Alexanderplatz
The Shining
Parsifal
Blade Runner
Tender Mercies
L’Argent
Paris, Texas
Once Upon a Time in America
The Sacrifice
Grave of the Fireflies
The Mahabharata
Do the Right thing
Bullet in the Head
The Garden
Prospero’s Books
Underground
Secrets and Lies
The Thin Red Line
Mother and Son
In the Mood For Love
Spirited Away
Oasis
2046
Ballad of Jack and Rose
Im Not There
Once
Katyn
Ponyo on a Cliff by the Sea

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One thought on “A List of Some of the World’s Best Movies

  1. SIGH. I watched Shadow of a Doubt a couple weeks ago and thought it dragged on forever. What did you see about it that has you ranking it so highly? Maybe I gave up too soon. I do like Joseph Cotton’s face and I liked having a young female protagonist. Shadows, shots, all fine, but….

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