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October 18, 2009

THE 50s – YEAR BY YEAR MOVIE LISTS

Filed under: 1950s,Year By Year Lists — misterjiggy @ 11:52 pm

THE FIFTIES

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1950

… There was a maharajah who came all the way from India to beg one of her silk stockings. Later he strangled himself with it.

strom bergman

nightand the city

  1. RASHÔMON  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Daiei) (J)
  2. SUNSET BOULEVARD  [BILLY WILDER] (Charles Brackett – Paramount)
  3. NIGHT AND THE CITY  [JULES DASSIN] (Samuel G. Engel – Fox) (UK)
  4. ALL ABOUT EVE  [JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  5. STROMBOLI  [ROBERTO ROSSELLINI] (Rossellini- RKO) (I)
  6. LOS OLVIDADOS  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  7. ORPHEUS (Orphée)  [JEAN COCTEAU] (F)
  8. WINCHESTER ’73  [ANTHONY MANN] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  9. TRY AND GET ME (aka The Sound of Fury)  [CY ENDFIELD] (Robert Stillman – Republic)
  10. WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – Fox)
  11. THE ASPHALT JUNGLE  [JOHN HUSTON] (Arthur Hornblow Jr. – Warner)
  12. THE BREAKING POINT [MICHAEL CURTIZ] (Jerry Wald – Warner)
  13. STARS IN MY CROWN  [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (William H. Wright – MGM)
  14. IN A LONELY PLACE [NICHOLAS RAY] (Robert Lord – Santana/Columbia)
  15. SIDE STREET  [ANTHONY MANN] (Sam Zimbalist – MGM)
  16. THE UNDERWORLD STORY  [CY ENDFIELD] (Hal E. Chester – United Artists)
  17. PANIC IN THE STREETS  [ELIA KAZAN] (Sol C. Siegel – Fox)
  18. GUN CRAZY (aka Deadly Is The Female) [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (Frank & Maurice King – United Artists)
  19. WAGON MASTER  [JOHN FORD] (Ford/Merian C. Cooper – Argosy/RKO)
  20. LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES  [JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE] (F)
  21. LAST HOLIDAY  [HENRY CASS] (Stephen Mitchell/A.D. Peters/J.B. Priestley – ABPC) (UK)
  22. NO MAN OF HER OWN  [MITCHELL LEISEN] (Richard Maibaum – Paramount)
  23. RIO GRANDE  [JOHN FORD] (Ford/Merian C. Cooper – Argosy/Republic)
  24. THE FURIES  [ANTHONY MANN] (Hal B. Wallis/Paramount)
  25. THE FLOWERS OF ST. FRANCIS (Franceso, giullaredi Dio) [ROBERTO ROSSELLINI] (Angelo Rizzoli-Cineriz) (I)
  26. GONE TO EARTH [MICHAEL POWELL & EMERIC PRESSBURGER] (David O. Selznick – Archers/British Lion) (UK)
  27. MADELEINE  [DAVID LEAN] (Stanley Haynes – Cineguild/GFD) (UK)
  28. HARVEY  [HENRY KOSTER] (John Beck – Universal)
  29. THE DAMNED DON’T CRY  [VINCENT SHERMAN] (Jerry Wald – Warner)
  30. LA RONDE (aka Roundabout)  [MAX OPHÜLS] (F)
  31. DEVIL’S DOORWAY  [ANTHONY MANN] (Nicholas Nayfack – MGM)
  32. STORY OF A LOVE AFFAIR (Cronaca di un amore) [MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI] (I)
  33. VARIETY LIGHTS (Luci del varietà)  [FEDERICO FELLINI & ALBERTO LATTUADA] (I)
  34. STAGE FRIGHT  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Warner)
  35. BORN YESTERDAY  [GEORGE CUKOR] (S. Sylvan Simon – Columbia)
  36. ANGRY STREET (Ikari no machi) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  37. WHERE DANGER LIVES  [JOHN FARROW] (Irving Cummings Jr. – RKO)
  38. FATHER OF THE BRIDE [VINCENT MINNELLI] (Pandro S. Berman – MGM)
  39. NO WAY OUT [JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  40. THE GUNFIGHTER  [HENRY KING] (Nunnally Johnson – Fox)
  41. YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN  [MICHAEL CURTIZ] (Jerry Wald – Warner)
  42. TO JOY (Till glädje) [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  43. CAGED [JOHN CROMWELL] (Jerry Wald – Warner)
  44. ANNIE GET YOUR GUN [GEORGE SIDNEY] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  45. WHEN WILLIE COMES MARCHING HOME  [JOHN FORD] (Fred Kohlmar – Fox)
  46. DALLAS [STUART HEISLER] (Anthony Veiller – Warner)
  47. BEAUTY AND THE DEVIL  (La Beauté du diable) [RENÉ CLAIR] (F)
  48. BORN TO BE BAD  [NICHOLAS RAY] (Robert Sparks – RKO)
  49. AVENTURERA  [ALBERTO GOUT] (M)
  50. MYSTERY STREET  [JOHN STURGES] (Frank E. Taylor – MGM)
  51. ARMORED CAR ROBBERY [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Herman Schlom – RKO)
  52. PORTRAIT OF MADAME YUKI (Yuki fujin ezu) [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (J)
  53. SADDLE TRAMP  [HUGO FREGONESE] (Leonard Goldstein – Universal)
  54. KISS TOMORROW GOODBYE [GORDON DOUGLAS] (William Cagney – Warner)
  55. SEPTEMBER AFFAIR [WILLIAM DIETERLE] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  56. THE BLUE LAMP [BASIL DEARDEN] (Michael Balcon/Michael Relph – Ealing) (UK)
  57. THREE CAME HOME  [JEAN NEGULESCO] (Nunnally Johnson – Fox)
  58. BROKEN ARROW  [DELMER DAVES] (Julian Blaustein – Fox)
  59. HARRIET CRAIG [VINCENT SHERMAN] (William Dozier – Columbia)
  60. BRANDED  [RUDOLPH MATÉ] (Mel Epstein – Paramount)
  61. CHAMPAGNE FOR CAESAR  [ROBERT WHORF] (George Moskov – Cardinal/United Artists)
  62. D.O.A.  [RUDOLPH MATÉ] (Leo C. Popkin – Cardinal/United Artists)
  63. SO LONG AT THE FAIR [ANTHONY DARNBOROUGH & TERENCE FISHER] (S.Box/B.Box – Gainsborough/GFD) (UK)
  64. TORMENTO  [RAFFAELLO MATARAZZO] (I)
  65. NO SAD SONGS FOR ME  [RUDOLPH MATÉ] (Buddy Adler – Columbia)
  66. THE FILE ON THELMA JORDON  [ROBERT SIODMAK] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  67. THE CLOUDED YELLOW [RALPH THOMAS] (Betty Box – GFD) (UK)
  68. WALK SOFTLY, STRANGER [ROBERT STEVENSON] (Robert L. Jacks – Dore Schary/RKO)
  69. CRISIS [RICHARD BROOKS] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  70. THE HAPPY YEARS  [WILLIAM A. WELLMAN] (Carey Wilson – MGM)
  71. THE JACKPOT  [WALTER LANG] (Samuel G. Engel – Fox)
  72. DARK CITY [WILLIAM DIETERLE] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  73. DIAL 1119  [GERALD MEYER] (Richard Goldstone – MGM)
  74. THE LAWLESS [JOSEPH LOSEY] (William H. Pine/William C. Thomas – Paramount)
  75. MISTER 880 [EDMUND GOULDING] (Julian Blaustein – Fox)
  76. THREE SECRETS  [ROBERT WISE] (Milton Sperling – United States/Warner)
  77. 711 OCEAN DRIVE  [JOSEPH M. NEWMAN] (Frank N. Seltzer – Columbia)
  78. WOMAN ON THE RUN  [NORMAN FOSTER] (Howard Welsch – Fidelity/Universal)
  79. THE MEN  [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Stanley Kramer – United Artists)
  80. UNION STATION  [RUDOLPH MATÉ] (Jules Schermer – Paramount)
  81. THE MAN WHO CHEATED HIMSELF [FELIX E. FEIST] (Jack M. Warner – Fox)
  82. THE FLAME AND THE ARROW  [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (Frank Ross – Warner)
  83. BRIGHT LEAF  [MICHAEL CURTIZ] (Henry Blanke – Warner)
  84. KING SOLOMON’S MINES [COMPTON BENNETT & ANDREW MARTON] (Sam Zimbalist – MGM)
  85. SCANDAL (Shunbun) [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (J) (Shochiku)
  86. KANSAS RAIDERS [RAY ENRIGHT] (Ted Richmond – Universal)
  87. THE BARON OF ARIZONA  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Carl K. Hittleman – Lippert)
  88. OUR VERY OWN [DAVID MILLER] (Samuel Goldwyn – RKO)
  89. HOUSE BY THE RIVER  [FRITZ LANG] (Howard Welsch – Fidelity/Republic)
  90. A LADY WITHOUT PASSPORT [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (Samuel Marx – MGM)
  91. OUTRAGE [IDA LUPINO] (Collier Young – Filmakers/RKO)
  92. BACKFIRE  [VINCENT SHERMAN] (Anthony Veiller – Warner)
  93. A LIFE OF HER OWN [GEORGE CUKOR] (Voldemar Vetluguin – MGM)
  94. TO PLEASE A LADY [CLARENCE BROWN] (Brown – MGM)
  95. UNDER MY SKIN [JEAN NEGULESCO] (Casey Robinson – Fox)
  96. THE MINIVER STORY  [H.C. POTTER] (Sidney Franklin – MGM)
  97. AMERICAN GUERRILLA IN THE PHILIPPINES [FRITZ LANG] (Lamar Trotti – Fox)
  98. THE SECRET FURY  [MEL FERRER] (Jack Skirball – RKO)
  99. EXPERIMENT ALCATRAZ [EDWARD L. CAHN] (Cahn – Crystal/RKO)

Other (unranked):  CINDERELLA [VARIOUS] (a) (RKO/Disney); KON-TIKI [THOR HEYERDAHL] (d); THE ROCKINGHAM TEA SET (CBS “Studio One” S2, Ep20) [FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER] (TV); RABBIT OF SEVILLE / HOMELESS HARE / 8 BALL BUNNY / THE SCARLET PUMPERNICKEL [CHUCK JONES] (a/s); MUTINY ON THE BUNNY / BIG HOUSE BUNNY / CANARY ROW / GOLDEN YEGGS [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s); HILLBILLY HARE / WHAT’S UP DOC? / HURDY-GURDY HAR / BOOBS IN THE WOODS [ROBERT MCKIMSON] (a/s)

1951

… I don’t go to church. Kneeling bags my nylons.

miss julie

 

strangers

  1. STRANGERS ON A TRAIN  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Warner)
  2. MISS JULIE (Fröken Julie)  [ALF SJÖBERG] (Rune Waldekranz –Sandrews) (S)
  3. MIRACLE IN MILAN (Miracolo a Milano)  [VITTORIO DE SICA] (I)
  4. DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST (Journal d’un curé de campagne)  [ROBERT BRESSON] (F)
  5. EARLY SUMMER (Bakushû) [YASUJIRO OZU] (J)
  6. THE BROWNING VERSION  [ANTHONY ASQUITH] (Teddy Baird – Javelin/GFD) (UK)
  7. ON DANGEROUS GROUND  [NICHOLAS RAY] (John Houseman – RKO) (moved from 1952)
  8. A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE  [ELIA KAZAN] (Charels K. Feldman – Warner)
  9. THE RIVER  [JEAN RENOIR] (F/ID)
  10. ACE IN THE HOLE (aka The Big Carnival) [BILLY WILDER] (Wilder – Paramount)
  11. WESTWARD THE WOMEN  [WILLIAM A. WELLMAN] (Dore Schary – MGM)
  12. REPAST (aka A Married Life) (Meshi) [MIKIO NARUSE] (J)
  13. A PLACE IN THE SUN  [GEORGE STEVENS] (Stevens – Paramount)
  14. THE TALL TARGET  [ANTHONY MANN] (Richard Goldstone – MGM) 
  15. THE PROWLER  [JOSEPH LOSEY] (Sam Spiegel – Horizon/United Artists)
  16. THE LAVENDER HILL MOB  [CHARLES CRICHTON] (Michael Balcon – Ealing) (UK)
  17. THE AFRICAN QUEEN  [JOHN HUSTON] (Sam Spiegel – Romulus/Horizon/United Artists)
  18. PANDORA AND THE FLYING DUTCHMAN  [ALBERT LEWIN] (Lewin/Joe Kaufmann/John Woolf – Romulus/MGM) (UK)
  19. TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY [FELIX E. FEIST] (Henry Blanke – Warner)
  20. SUMMER INTERLUDE (aka Illicit Interlude) (Sommerlak)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  21. THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL  [ROBERT WISE] (Julian Blaustein – Fox)
  22. HE RAN ALL THE WAY [JOHN BERRY] (Bob Roberts – United Artists)
  23. DETECTIVE STORY  [WILLIAM WYLER] (Wyler – Paramount)
  24. CAPTAIN HORATIO HORNBLOWER R.N.  [RAOUL WALSH] (Walsh /Gerry Mitchell – Warner)
  25. APACHE DRUMS  [HUGO FREGONESE] (Val Lewton – Universal)
  26. THE MATING SEASON  [MITCHELL LEISEN] (Charles Brackett – Paramount)
  27. SUSANA  (The Devil and the Flesh) [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  28. THE 13TH LETTER  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – Fox)
  29. CRY DANGER [ROBERT PARRISH] (W.R. Frank/Sam Wiesenthal – RKO)
  30. BELLISSIMA  [LUCHINO VISCONTI] (I)
  31. PEOPLE WILL TALK  [JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  32. THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE  [JOHN HUSTON] (Gottfried Reinhardt – MGM)
  33. SCROOGE (aka A Christmas Carol)   [BRIAN DESMOND HURST] (Hurst – George Minter/Renown/United Artists) (UK)
  34. DECISION BEFORE DAWN [ANATOLE LITVAK] (Litvak/Frank McCarthy – Fox)
  35. THE TALES OF HOFFMANN  [MICHAEL POWELL & EMERIC PRESSBURGER] (Archers) UK)
  36. THE STEEL HELMET  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Fuller – Lippert)
  37. M [JOSEPH LOSEY] (Seymour Nebenzal – Superior/Columbia)
  38. DISPERSED CLOUDS (Wakare-gumo) [HEINOSUKE GOSHO] (Shintoho) (J)
  39. NOBODY’S CHILDREN (I figli di nessuno) [RAFFAELLO MATARAZZO] (Goffredo Lombardo – Titanus) (I) (moved from 1952)
  40. DEATH OF A SALESMAN [LASLO BENEDEK] (Stanley Kramer – Columbia)
  41. FIXED BAYONETS  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Jules Buck – Fox)
  42. ANNA [ALBERTO LATTUADA] (Dino De Laurentiis/Carlo Ponti/Pierre Gurgo-Salice – Lux) (I)
  43. THE BIG NIGHT  [JOSEPH LOSEY] (Philip A. Waxman – United Artists)
  44. POOL OF LONDON [BASIL DEARDEN] (Michael Balcon/Michael Relph – Ealing) (UK)
  45. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  46. THE WELL  [RUSSELL ROUSE & LEO C. POPKIN] (Popkin/Clarence Greene – Cardinal/United Artists)
  47. HIS KIND OF WOMAN  [JOHN FARROW] (Farrow/Robert Sparks – RKO)
  48. THE IDIOT (Hakuchi)  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Shochiku) (J)
  49. RAWHIDE  [HENRY HATHAWAY] (Samuel G. Engel – Fox)
  50. ONE SUMMER OF HAPPINESS (Hon dansade en sommar) [ARNE MATTSSON] (S)
  51. THE MOB [ROBERT PARRISH] (Jerry Bresler – Columbia)
  52. EDOUARD ET CAROLINE [JACQUES BECKER] (Raymond Borderie/Andre Halley des Fontaines – UGC/CICC) (F)
  53. CARMEN COMES HOME (Karumen kokyo ni kaeru) [KEISUKE KINOSHITA] (Shochiku) (J)
  54. STORM WARNING  [STUART HEISLER] (Jerry Wald – Warner)
  55. JULIETTE, OR KEY OF DREAMS (Juliette ou La clef des songes) [MARCEL CARNÉ] (S. Gordine/Les Films Marceau) (F)
  56. GINZA COSMETICS (Ginza keshô) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Shintoho) (J)
  57. NO HIGHWAY (aka No Highway in the Sky) [HENRY KOSTER] (Louis D. Lighton – Fox) (UK)
  58. MISS OYU (Oyû-sama) [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  59. THE HOUSE ON TELEGRAPH HILL  [ROBERT WISE] (Robert Bassler – Fox)
  60. TERESA [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Arthur M. Loew Jr. – MGM)
  61. THE SECRET OF CONVICT LAKE [MICHAEL GORDON] (Frank P. Rosenberg – Fox)
  62. BULLFIGHTER AND THE LADY [BUDD BOETTICHER] (John Wayne – Republic)
  63. APPOINTMENT WITH DANGER [LEWIS ALLEN] (Robert Fellows – Paramount)
  64. THUNDER ON THE HILL [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Michel Kraike – Universal)
  65. THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD  [CHRISTIAN NYBY, HOWARD HAWKS] (Hawks – RKO)
  66. PAYMENT ON DEMAND [CURTIS BERNHARDT] (Jack Skirball – RKO)
  67. PEOPLE AGAINST O’HARA [JOHN STURGES] (William H. Wright – MGM)
  68. MAN IN THE SADDLE [ANDRÉ DE TOTH] (Harry Joe Brown – Scott-Brown/Columbia)
  69. THE RACKET  [JOHN CROMWELL] (Edmund Grainger – RKO)
  70. FOURTEEN HOURS  [HENRY HATHAWAY] (Sol C. Siegel – Fox)
  71. LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE [KING VIDOR] (Henry Blanke – Warner)
  72. I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE [MICHAEL GORDON] (Sol C. Siegel – Fox)
  73. ALONG THE GREAT DIVIDE [RAOUL WALSH] (Anthony Veiller – Warner)
  74. THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT  [ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK] (Michael Balcon – Ealing) (UK)
  75. VENGEANCE VALLEY [RICHARD THORPE] (Anthony Veiller – MGM)
  76. DAVID AND BATHSHEBA [HENRY KING] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  77. FIVE [ARCH OBOLER] (Oboler – Columbia)
  78. THE MAN WITH A CLOAK [FLETCHER MARKLE] (Stephen Ames – MGM)
  79. SILVER CITY [BYRON HASKIN] (Nat Holt – Paramount)
  80. SIROCCO  [CURTIS BERNHARDT] (Robert Lord – Santana/Columbia)
  81. FATHER’S LITTLE DIVIDEND  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Pandro S. Berman – MGM)
  82. FLYING LEATHERNECKS  [NICHOLAS RAY] (Edmund Grainger – RKO)
  83. FOUR IN A JEEP (Die Vier im Jeep) [LEOPOLD LINDTBERG] (Lazar Wechsler)(SZ)

Other:   ALICE IN WONDERLAND  [VARIOUS] (Disney) (a); LES HORIZONS MORT [JACQUES DEMY] (F) (s); PANTA RHEI [BERT HANSTRAA] (s); RABBIT FIRE / BUNNY HUGGED / CHEESE CHASERS / DRIP-ALONG DAFFY / CHOW HOUND [CHUCK JONES] (a/s);  BALLOT BOX BUNNY / RABBIT EVERY MONDAY / CANNED FEUD / THE FAIR HAIRED HARE  [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s); HARE WE GO / LOVELORN LEGHORN / FRENCH RAREBIT / LEGHORN SWOGGLED [ROBERT MCKIMSON] (a/s)

1952

… Why do you make me do it? You know you’re gonna talk! I’m gonna make you talk! I always make you punks talk! Why do you do it? Why?

casque-d-or

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  1. IKIRU  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Toho) (J)
  2. UMBERTO D.  [VITTORIO DE SICA] (De Sica/Giuseppe Amato/Angelo Rizzoli – Dear) (I)
  3. MOTHER (Okaasan) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  4. SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN  [GENE KELLY & STANLEY DONEN] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  5. CASQUE D’OR (Golden Helmet) (Golden Marie)  [JACQUES BECKER] (Robert Hakim) (F)
  6. VIVA ZAPATA!  [ELIA KAZAN] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  7. BEND OF THE RIVER  [ANTHONY MANN] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  8. HIGH NOON  [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Stanley Kramer – United Artists)
  9. PARK ROW  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Fuller – United Artists)
  10. THE LIFE OF OHARU (Saikaku ichidai onna)  [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Toho) (J)
  11. LIGHTNING (Inazuma) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  12. FORBIDDEN GAMES (Jeux interdits)  [RENÉ CLÉMENT] (Robert Dorfmann – Silver/Corona) (F)
  13. CARRIE  [WILLIAM WYLER] (Wyler – Paramount)
  14. EUROPA ’51 (The Greatest Love) [ROBERTO ROSSELLINI] (Rossellini/Ponti-DeLaurentiis- Lux) (I)
  15. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST  [ANTHONY ASQUITH] (Teddy Baird – Javelin/GFD) (UK)
  16. OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDS [CAROL REED] (Reed – London) (UK) (IMDB 1951)
  17. THE QUIET MAN  [JOHN FORD] (Ford – Argosy/Republic)
  18. THE GOLDEN COACH (Le Carrosse d’or)  [JEAN RENOIR] (Franceso Alliata – Panaria/DCN/Corona) (F)
  19. THE MARRYING KIND  [GEORGE CUKOR] (Bert Granet – Columbia)
  20. THE NARROW MARGIN  [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Stanley Rubin – RKO)
  21. SCARAMOUCHE  [GEORGE SIDNEY] (Carey Wilson – MGM)
  22. LE PLAISIR  [MAX OPHÜLS] (F)
  23. THE WHITE SHEIK (Lo Sciecco bianco)  [FEDERICO FELLINI] (Luigi Rovere – PDC) (I)
  24. KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL  [PHIL KARLSON] (Edward Small – United Artists)
  25. ANGEL FACE  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – RKO)
  26. SCANDAL SHEET  [PHIL KARLSON] (Edward Small – Columbia)
  27. THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (John Houseman – MGM)
  28. THE WORLD IN HIS ARMS [RAOUL WALSH] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  29. IL CAPPOTTO (The Overcoat) [ALBERTO LATTUADA] (Faro/Titanus) (I)
  30. THE LUSTY MEN  [NICHOLAS RAY] (Jerry Wald/Norman Krasna – RKO)
  31. THE SOUND BARRIER  [DAVID LEAN] (Lean – London/British Lion) (UK)
  32. COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA  [DANIEL MANN] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  33. SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR  [GEORGE STEVENS] (Stevens – Paramount)
  34. MY COUSIN RACHEL [HENRY KOSTER] (Nunnally Johnson – Fox)
  35. THE TRAGEDY OF OTHELLO: THE MOOR OF VENICE [ORSON WELLES] (Welles – Mercury/United Artists)(F / I)
  36. SUDDEN FEAR  [DAVID MILLER] (Joe Kaufmann – RKO)
  37. SECRETS OF WOMEN (Kvinnors väntan)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  38. RUBY GENTRY  [KING VIDOR] (Vidor/Joseph Bernhard – Fox)
  39. THE SNIPER  [EDWARD DMYTRYK] (Stanley Kramer – Columbia)
  40. RANCHO NOTORIOUS  [FRITZ LANG] (Howard Welsch – Fidelity/RKO)
  41. WIFE FOR A NIGHT (Moglie per una notte) [MARIO CAMERINI] (Dear)(I)
  42. MOULIN ROUGE  [JOHN HUSTON] (Huston/John Woolf – Romulus/United Artists)
  43. O. HENRY’S FULL HOUSE [HENRY HATHAWAY, H. HAWKS, H. KING, H. KOSTER & JEAN NEGULESCO] (Fox)
  44. CLASH BY NIGHT  [FRITZ LANG] (Harriet Parsons – RKO)
  45. THE BIG SKY  [HOWARD HAWKS] (Hawks – RKO)
  46. SPRINGFIELD RIFLE  [ANDRE DE TOTH] (Louis F. Edelman – Warner)
  47. MEXICAN BUS RIDE (aka Ascent to Heaven) (Subida al cielo) [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  48. CARSON CITY  [ANDRE DE TOTH] (Bryan Foy/David Weisbart – Warner)
  49. THE TURNING POINT [WILLIAM DIETERLE] (Irving Asher – Paramount)
  50. THE CIMARRON KID [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Ted Richmond – Universal)
  51. CARMEN FALLS IN LOVE (Karumen junjo su) [KEISUKE KINOSHITA] (Shochiku) (J)
  52. INVITATION [GOTTFRIED REINHARDT] (Lawrence Weingarten – MGM)
  53. THE CRIMSON PIRATE  [ROBERT SIODMAK] (Harold Hecht/Burt Lancaster – Warner)
  54. HAS ANYBODY SEEN MY GAL  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ted Richmond – Universal)
  55. HUNTED (The Stranger In Between) [CHARLES CRICHTON] (Julian Wintle – Independent/GFD) (UK)
  56. WAY OF A GAUCHO [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (Philip Dunne – Fox)
  57. 5 FINGERS  [JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ] (Otto Lang – Fox)
  58. THE HAPPY TIME  [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Stanley Kramer – Columbia)
  59. MY SON JOHN  [LEO MCCAREY] (McCarey – Rainbow/Paramount)
  60. PHONE CALL FROM A STRANGER [JEAN NEGULESCO] (Nunnally Johnson – Fox)
  61. CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY  [ZOLTAN KORDA] (Korda/Alan Paton – London/British Lion) (UK)
  62. THE STEEL TRAP [ANDREW L. STONE] (Bert Friedlob – Fox)
  63. FANFAN LA TULIPE  [CHRISTIAN-JAQUE] (F)
  64. WHAT PRICE GLORY  [JOHN FORD] (Sol C. Siegel – Fox)
  65. DESPERATE SEARCH  [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (Matthew Rapf – MGM)
  66. PAT AND MIKE [GEORGE CUKOR] (Lawrence Weingarten – MGM)
  67. STRANGER ON THE PROWL (Imbarco a mezzanotte) [JOSEPH LOSEY] (A. Baiocchi/N. Calef – Riviera/United Artists)(I)
  68. THE PRISONER OF ZENDA  [RICHARD THORPE] (Pandro S. Berman – MGM)
  69. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH  [CECIL B. DEMILLE] (DeMille – Paramount)
  70. THE THIEF [RUSSELL ROUSE] (Harry N. Popkin/Clarence Greene – United Artists)
  71. HORIZONS WEST [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Albert J. Cohen – Universal)
  72. THE STAR [STUART HEISLER] (Bert Friedlob – Fox)
  73. A WOMAN WITHOUT LOVE (Una Mujer sin amor) [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  74. MACAO  [JOSEF VON STERNBERG] (Alex Gottlieb – RKO)
  75. LIMELIGHT  [CHARLES CHAPLIN] (Chaplin – United Artists)
  76. BEWARE, MY LOVELY  [HARRY HORNER] (Collier Young – Filmakers/RKO)
  77. THE SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO  [HENRY KING] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  78. THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING  [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Stanley Kramer – Columbia)
  79. CALIFORNIA CONQUEST [LEW LANDERS] (Sam Katzman – Columbia)
  80. BWANA DEVIL  [ARCH OBOLER] (in 3-D) (Oboler – United Artists)

Other (unranked):  NEIGHBOURS [NORMAN MCLAREN] (C) (s); HÔTEL DES INVALIDES [GEORGES FRANJU] (F) (d/s); LE GRAND MÉLIÈS [GEORGES FRANJU] (F) (s); THE KILL (CBS “Studio One”) [FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER] (TV); FEED THE KITTY / RABBIT SEASONING / WATER, WATER EVERY HARE / THE HASTY HARE [CHUCK JONES] (a/s);  14 CARROT RABBIT / TREE FOR TWO / GIFT WRAPPED [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s); OILY HARE / THE TURN-TALE WOLF / THE SUPER SNOOPER / FOOL COVERAGE [ROBERT MCKIMSON] (a/s)

1953

… Look, Tiger, if I was to be buried in Potter’s Field, it would just about kill me.

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  1. UGETSU MONOGATARI  [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  2. THE NAKED SPUR  [ANTHONY MANN] (William H. Wright – MGM)
  3. SHANE  [GEORGE STEVENS] (Stevens – Paramount)
  4. TOKYO STORY (Tokyo monogatari)  [YASUJIRO OZU] (J)
  5. WHERE CHIMNEYS ARE SEEN (Entotsu no mieru basho) [HEINOSUKE GOSHO] (Shintoho) (J) 
  6. SAWDUST AND TINSEL (aka The Naked Night) (Gycklarnas afton)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Rune Waldekranz Sandrews) (S)
  7. THE EARRINGS OF MADAME DE… (Madame de…) [MAX OPHÜLS] (F)
  8. THE MISTRESS (aka Wild Geese) (Gan)  [SHIRÔ TOYODA] (Daiei) (J)
  9. I VITELLONI  [FEDERICO FELLINI] (I)
  10. STALAG 17  [BILLY WILDER] (Wilder – Paramount)
  11. WAGES OF FEAR (Le Salarie de la peur)  [HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT] (F)
  12. BIENVENIDO MISTER MARSHALL [LUIS GARCIA BERLANGA] (SP)
  13. THE LADY WITHOUT CAMELIAS (La Signora senza camelia)  [MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI] (I)
  14. LITTLE FUGITIVE (aka The Coney Island Kid)  [RAY ASHLEY, MORRIS ENGEL & RUTH ORKIN] (Ashley/Engel)
  15. PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Jules Schermer – Fox)
  16. THE BIG HEAT  [FRITZ LANG] (Robert Arthur – Columbia)
  17. MAN ON A TIGHTROPE  [ELIA KAZAN] (Robert L. Jacks – Fox)
  18. ÉL (aka This Strange Passion)  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  19. ROMAN HOLIDAY  [WILLIAM WYLER] (Wyler – Paramount)
  20. LAST OF THE COMANCHES  [ANDRÉ DE TOTH] (Buddy Adler – Columbia)
  21. ALL I DESIRE  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  22. 99 RIVER STREET  [PHIL KARLSON] (Edward Small – United Artists)
  23. A GEISHA (aka Gion Festival Music) (Gion Bayashi) [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (J)
  24. TERMINAL STATION (Stazione Termini)  [VITTORIO DE SICA] (De Sica – Columbia)
  25. I CONFESS  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock/Sidney Bernstein – Warner)
  26. GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES  [HOWARD HAWKS] (Sol C. Siegel – Fox)
  27. THE BAND WAGON  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  28. MONIKA (Sommaren med Monika)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  29. THE CRUEL SEA [CHARLES FREND] (Michael Balcon – Ealing) (UK)
  30. OLDER BROTHER, YOUNGER SISTER (Ani imoto) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Daei) (J)
  31. THÉRÈSE RAQUIN [MARCEL CARNÉ] (Raymond & Robert Hakim – Lux) (F)
  32. A JAPANESE TRAGEDY (Nihon no higeki)  [KEISUKE KINOSHITA] (Shochiku) (J)
  33. FROM HERE TO ETERNITY  [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Buddy Adler – Columbia)
  34. THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT  [JOHN FORD] (Ford/Merian C. Cooper – Argosy/Republic)
  35. THE 5,000 FINGERS OF DR. T  [ROY ROWLAND] (Stanley Kramer – Columbia)
  36. ESCAPE FROM FORT BRAVO [JOHN STURGES] (Nicholas Nayfack – MGM)
  37. HOUSE OF WAX [ANDRE DE TOTH] (Bryan Foy – Warner)
  38. GATE OF HELL (Jigokumon)  [TEINOSUKE KINUGASA] (Daiei) (J)
  39. THE MAN FROM THE ALAMO [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  40. JULIUS CAESAR [JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ] (John Houseman – MGM)
  41. THE ACTRESS  [GEORGE CUKOR] (Lawrence Weingarten – MGM)
  42. GENEVIEVE  [HENRY CORNELIUS] (Cornelius – Rank/Sirius/GFD) (UK)
  43. THE MOON IS BLUE  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – United Artists)
  44. NIAGARA  [HENRY HATHAWAY] (Charles Brackett – Fox)
  45. CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS [JOHN H. AUER] (Auer – Republic)
  46. EMPTY EYES (Il sole negli occhi) [ANTONIO PIETRANGELI] (I)
  47. I LOVE MELVIN [DON WEIS] (George Wells – MGM)
  48. EL BRUTO (The Brute)  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  49. THE BLUE GARDENIA  [FRITZ LANG] (Alex Gottlieb – Warner)
  50. ISLAND IN THE SKY [WILLAM WELLMAN] (Robert Fellows/John Wayne – Warner)
  51. LEUR DERNIÈRE NUIT (Their Last Night) [GEORGES LACOMBE] (Édouard Harispuru – CCFC/Columbia) (F)
  52. DANGEROUS CROSSING  [JOSEPH M. NEWMAN] (Robert Bassler – Fox)
  53. THE HITCH-HIKER  [IDA LUPINO] (Collier Young – Filmakers/RKO)
  54. SEMINOLE [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Howard Christie – Universal)
  55. BREAD, LOVE AND DREAMS (Pane, amore e fantasia)  [LUIGI COMENCINI] (Titanus) (I)
  56. BEAT THE DEVIL  [JOHN HUSTON] (Huston/Bogart/Rizzoli/Woolf – Romulus/Santana/United Artists)
  57. KISS ME KATE [GEORGE SIDNEY] (Jack Cummings – MGM) (in 3D)
  58. LOVE IN THE CITY (L’amore in citta) [ANTONIONI, FELLINI, LATTUADA, LIZZANI, MASELLI, RISI, C. ZAVATTINI] (I)
  59. MOGAMBO  [JOHN FORD] (Sam Zimbalist – MGM)
  60. JEOPARDY  [JOHN STURGES] (Sol Baer Fielding/Charles Schnee – MGM)
  61. SPLIT SECOND  [DICK POWELL] (Edmund Grainger – RKO)
  62. I VINTI  (The Vanquished)  [MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI] (SGC) (I)
  63. MR. HULOT’S HOLIDAY (Les vacances de M. Hulot)  [JACQUES TATI] (Tati/Fred Orain – Discifilm) (F)
  64. BLOWING WILD [HUGO FREGONESE] (Milton Sperling – United States/Warner)
  65. THE STORY OF THREE LOVES [GOTTFRIED REINHARDT & VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Sidney Franklin – MGM)
  66. THE WILD ONE  [LASLO BENEDEK] (Stanley Kramer – Columbia)
  67. THUNDER BAY  [ANTHONY MANN] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  68. CRY OF THE HUNTED [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (William Grady Jr. – MGM)
  69. SIAMO DONNE (We, the Women) [G. FRANCIOLINI, A. GUARINI, R. ROSSELLINI, L. VISCONTI, L. ZAMPA] (Titanus) (I)
  70. THE BIGAMIST [IDA LUPINO] (Collier Young – Filmakers)
  71. VICKI  [HARRY HORNER] (Leonard Goldstein – Fox)
  72. HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE  [JEAN NEGULESCO] (Nunnally Johnson – Fox)
  73. COUNT THE HOURS [DON SIEGEL] (Benedict Bogeaus  – RKO)
  74. THE GOLDEN BLADE [NATHAN JURAN] (Richard Wilson – Universal)
  75. MAN IN THE ATTIC [HUGO FREGONESE] (Robert L. Jacks – Panoramic/Fox)
  76. THE LIMPING MAN [CY ENDFIELD] (Donald Ginsberg – Eros/Lippert) (UK)
  77. THE LAWLESS BREED  [RAOUL WALSH] (Walsh/William Alland – Universal)
  78. FEAR AND DESIRE [STANLEY KUBRICK] (Kubrick/Martin Perveler)
  79. THE STRANGER WORE A GUN  [ANDRÉ DE TOTH] (Harry Joe Brown – Columbia)

Other (unranked): PETER PAN [VARIOUS] (a) (RKO/Disney); WHITE MANE (Crin blanc: Le cheval sauvage) [ALBERT LAMORRISSE] (F) (s); DUCK! RABBIT, DUCK! / BULLY FOR BUGS / DON’T GIVE UP THE SHEEP / KISS ME CAT  / DUCK DODGERS IN THE 24 1/2th CENTURY / DUCK AMUCK / FORWARD MARCH HARE  [CHUCK JONES] (a/s);  HARE TRIMMED / A MOUSE DIVIDED / SNOW BUSINESS / FOWL WEATHER / ANT PASTED [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s)

1954

..Kid, this ain’t your night. We’re going for the price on Wilson.

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  1. REAR WINDOW  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Paramount)
  2. ON THE WATERFRONT  [ELIA KAZAN] (Sam Spiegel – Horizon/Columbia)
  3. SEVEN SAMURAI (Shichinin no samurai)  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Toho) (J)
  4. THE FAR COUNTRY  [ANTHONY MANN] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  5. SANSHO THE BAILIFF (Sanshô dayû)  [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  6. LA STRADA  [FEDERICO FELLINI] (Ponti- DeLaurentiis) (I)
  7. TWENTY FOUR EYES  (Nijushi no hitomi) [KEISUKE KINOSHITA] (Shochiku) (J)
  8. AN INN AT OSAKA (Osaka no yado) [HEINOSUKE GOSHO] (Shintoho) (J)
  9. SABRINA  [BILLY WILDER] (Wilder – Paramount)
  10. JOHNNY GUITAR  [NICHOLAS RAY] (Ray – Republic)
  11. SENSO (aka The Wanton Contessa)  [LUCHINO VISCONTI] (Lux) (I)
  12. TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI (Hands off the Loot)  [JACQUES BECKER] (Robert Dorfmann- Del Duca/Corona) (F)
  13. THE CRUCIFIED LOVERS (Chikamatsu monogatari) [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  14. LATE CHRYSANTHEMUMS (Bangiku)  [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  15. MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  16. FRENCH CANCAN (aka Only the French Can)  [JEAN RENOIR] (Louis Wipf – Franco London/Jolly/Gaumont) (F)
  17. VOYAGE IN ITALY (Viaggio in Italia) (aka Voyage to Italy) [ROBERTO ROSSELLINI] (Adolfo Fossataro – SGC-Titanus) (I)
  18. SOUND OF THE MOUNTAIN (Yama no oto) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  19. THE RAID [HUGO FREGONESE] (Robert L. Jacks – Panoramic/Fox)
  20. THE GOLD OF NAPLES (L’oro di Napoli) [VITTORIO DE SICA] (D. De Laurentiis/M. Girosi/C. Ponti) (I)
  21. A WOMAN OF RUMOUR (Uwasa no onna) [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  22. THE CAINE MUTINY  [EDWARD DMYTRYK] (Stanley Kramer – Columbia)
  23. DIAL M FOR MURDER  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Warner)
  24. A STAR IS BORN  [GEORGE CUKOR] (Sidney Luft – Warner)
  25. ILLUSION TRAVELS BY STREETCAR  (La Ilusión viaja en tranvía) [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  26. EXECUTIVE SUITE  [ROBERT WISE] (John Houseman – MGM)
  27. TRACK OF THE CAT  [WILLIAM A. WELLMAN] (Robert Fellows/John Wayne – Warner)
  28. HOBSON’S CHOICE  [DAVID LEAN] (Lean – London/British Lion) (UK)
  29. HELL’S HALF ACRE [JOHN H. AUER] (Auer – Republic)
  30. CARMEN JONES  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – Fox)
  31. SAMURAI I: MUSASHI MIYAMOTO (Miyamoto Musashi) [HIROSHI INAGAKI] (Toho) (J)
  32. VERA CRUZ  [ROBERT ALDRICH] (Hecht-Lancaster/United Artists)
  33. SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS [STANLEY DONEN] (Jack Cummings – MGM)
  34. SALT OF THE EARTH  [HERBERT BIBERMAN] (Paul Jarrico – Independent Productions)
  35. IT SHOULD HAPPEN TO YOU  [GEORGE CUKOR] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  36. A LESSON IN LOVE (En Lektion i kärlek)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  37. CRIME WAVE  [ANDRÉ DE TOTH] (Bryan Foy – Warner)
  38. BROKEN LANCE  [EDWARD DMYTRYK] (Sol C. Siegel – Fox)
  39. TAZA, SON OF COCHISE [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  40. THE PURPLE PLAIN [ROBERT PARRISH] (John Bryan – Two Cities/GFD) (UK)
  41. PRIVATE HELL 36 [DON SIEGEL] (Collier Young – Filmakers)
  42. THEM! [GORDON DOUGLAS] (David Weisbart – Warner)
  43. GOLDEN DEMON (Konjiki yasha) [KOJI SHIMA] (Daiei) (J) (moved from 1953)
  44. MONSIEUR RIPOIS [RENÉ CLÉMENT] (Paul Graetz – Transcontinental) (F/UK)
  45. NIGHT PEOPLE [NUNNALLY JOHNSON] (Johnson/Gerd Oswald – Fox)
  46. BRIGADOON  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  47. ROBINSON CRUSOE  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  48. TOO BAD SHE’S BAD  (Peccato che sia una canaglia) [ALESSANDRO BLASETTI] (Documento) (I)
  49. PUSHOVER  [RICHARD QUINE] (Jules Schermer – Columbia)
  50. CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON [JACK ARNOLD] (William Alland – Universal) (in 3-D)
  51. DRIVE A CROOKED ROAD [RICHARD QUINE] (Jonie Taps – Columbia)
  52. THE BRIDGES AT TOKO-RI  [MARK ROBSON] (William Perlberg – Paramount)
  53. GARDEN OF EVIL [HENRY HATHAWAY] (Charles Brackett – Fox)
  54. RIOT IN CELL BLOCK 11  [DON SIEGEL] (Walter Wanger – Allied Artists)
  55. YOUNG AT HEART [GORDON DOUGLAS] (Henry Blanke – Arwin/Warner)
  56. THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA  [JOSEPH MANKIEWICZ] (Figaro/United Artists)
  57. THE GLENN MILLER STORY [ANTHONY MANN] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  58. APACHE [ROBERT ALDRICH] (Harold Hecht/Burt Lancaster – United Artists)
  59. FOREVER FEMALE [IRVING RAPPER] (Pat Duggan – Paramount) (IMDB 1953)
  60. LA PAURA (Fear) [ROBERTO ROSSELLINI] (Herman Millakowsky – Ariston/Minerva) (I)
  61. RIVER OF NO RETURN  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Stanley Rubin – Fox)
  62. RIDING SHOTGUN [ANDRÉ DE TOTH] (Ted Sherdeman – Warner)
  63. DOV’È LA LIBERTÀ…? (Where is Freedom?) [ROBERTO ROSSELLINI] (Ponti-DeLaurentiis- Lux) (I)
  64. WOMAN’S WORLD [JEAN NEGULESCO] (Charles Brackett – Fox)
  65. DRUM BEAT  [DELMER DAVES] (Daves/Alan Ladd – Jaguar/Warner)
  66. THE COUNTRY GIRL  [GEORGE SEATON] (William Perlberg – Paramount)
  67. SUDDENLY  [LEWIS ALLEN] (Robert Bassler – United Artists)
  68. HUMAN DESIRE  [FRITZ LANG] (Lewis J. Rachmil – Columbia)
  69. SUSAN SLEPT HERE  [FRANK TASHLIN] (Harriet Parsons – RKO)
  70. PHFFFT  [MARK ROBSON] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  71. BLACK WIDOW  [NUNNALLY JOHNSON] (Johnson – Fox)
  72. WITNESS TO MURDER [ROY ROWLAND] (Bert Friedlob – United Artists)
  73. SILVER LODE  [ALLAN DWAN] (Benedict Bogeaus  – RKO)
  74. GREEN FIRE  [ANDREW MARTON] (Armand Deutsch – MGM)
  75. THREE COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN  [JEAN NEGULESCO] (Sol C. Siegel – Fox)
  76. LUCKY ME  [JACK DONOHUE] (Henry Blanke – Warner)
  77. ELEPHANT WALK  [WILLIAM DIETERLE] (Irving Asher – Paramount)

Other (Unranked): GODZILLA, KING OF THE MONSTERS!  (Gojira) [ISHIRÔ HONDA & TERRY O. MORSE] (Toho/Embassy) (J); GANG BOY [ARTHUR SWERLOFF] (s); MY LITTLE DUCKAROO / BEWITCHED BUNNY / SHEEP AHOY / BABY BUGGY BUNNY [CHUCK JONES] (a/s);  BUGS AND THUGS / I GOPHER YOU / SATAN’S WAITING / CAPTAIN HAREBLOWER [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s); NO PARKING HARE / LITTLE BOY BOO [ROBERT MCKIMSON] (a/s)

1955

… Not that you mind the killings! There’s plenty of killings in your book, Lord…

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  1. EAST OF EDEN  [ELIA KAZAN] (Kazan – Warner)
  2. SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT (Sommarnattens leende)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  3. PATHER PANCHALI (Song of the Little Road)  [SATYAJIT RAY] (ID)
  4. THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER  [CHARLES LAUGHTON] (Paul Gregory – United Artists)
  5. ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  6. FLOATING CLOUDS (Ukigumo) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  7. DIABOLIQUE (Les Diaboliques)  [HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT] (Clouzot – Filmsonor/Cinédis) (F)
  8. PICNIC  [JOSHUA LOGAN] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  9. ORDET (The Word)  [CARL THEODOR DREYER] (D)
  10. MARTY  [DELBERT MANN] (Hecht-Lancaster/United Artists)
  11. THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Paramount)
  12. THE MAN FROM LARAMIE  [ANTHONY MANN] (William Goetz – Columbia)
  13. RIFIFI (Du rififi chez les homes)  [JULES DASSIN] (René Bezard/Henri Bérard/Pierre Cabaud – Pathe) (F)
  14. REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE  [NICHOLAS RAY] (David Weisbart – Warner)
  15. LE AMICHE (The Girlfriends)  [MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI] (Giovanni Addessi – Trionfalcine ) (I)
  16. KISS ME DEADLY  [ROBERT ALDRICH] (Aldrich – United Artists)
  17. THE CRIMINAL LIFE OF ARCHIBALDO DE LA CRUZ (Ensayo de un crimen) [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  18. IL BIDONE (aka The Swindle)  [FEDERICO FELLINI] (Mario Derecchi – Titanus/SGC) (I)
  19. ARTISTS AND MODELS  [FRANK TASHLIN] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  20. MY SISTER EILEEN  [RICHARD QUINE] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  21. DEATH OF A CYCLIST  (Muerte de un ciclista)  [JUAN ANTONIO BARDEM] (Georges de Beauregard) (SP)
  22. DREAMS (Kvinnodröm)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Rune Waldekranz –Sandrews) (S)
  23. THE LADYKILLERS  [ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK] (Michael Balcon – Ealing/Rank) (UK)
  24. TO CATCH A THIEF  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Paramount)
  25. LOLA MONTÈS  [MAX OPHÜLS] (Albert Caraco/André Haguet/Anton Schelkopf – Gamma) (F/G)
  26. CRASHOUT [LEWIS R. FOSTER] (Hal E. Chester – Standard/Filmakers)
  27. IT’S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER  [GENE KELLY & STANLEY DONEN] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  28. SHREE 420 [RAJ KAPOOR] (ID)
  29. WICHITA [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (Walter Mirisch – Allied Artists)
  30. PRINCESS YANG KWEI-FEI (Yôkihi)  [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  31. HOUSE OF BAMBOO  [SAMULEL FULLER] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  32. THE PHENIX CITY STORY [PHIL KARLSON] (Samuel Bischoff – Allied Artists)
  33. BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK  [JOHN STURGES] (Dore Schary – MGM)
  34. A GENERATION  (Pokolenie) [ANDRZEJ WAJDA] (P)
  35. LEGEND OF THE TAIRA CLAN (Shin heike monogatari) [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  36. THE DAM BUSTERS  [MICHAEL ANDERSON] (ABPC) (UK)
  37. VIOLENT SATURDAY  [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  38. THE WHITE ANGEL (L’angelo bianco) [RAFFAELLO MATARAZZO] (Matarazzo/Goffredo Lombardo – Labor/Titanus) (I)
  39. THE DESPERATE HOURS  [WILLIAM WYLER] (Wyler – Paramount)
  40. THE COURT JESTER [MELVIN FRANK & NORMAN PANAMA] (Frank/Panama – Paramount)
  41. WE’RE NO ANGELS [MICHAEL CURTIZ] (Paramount)
  42. BLACKBOARD JUNGLE  [RICHARD BROOKS] (Pandro S. Berman – MGM)
  43. THE END OF THE AFFAIR  [EDWARD DMYTRYK] (David Lewis – Columbia) (UK)
  44. MARIANNE DE MA JEAUESSE [JULIEN DUVIVIER] (F)
  45. THE NAKED DAWN [EDGAR G. ULMER] (Josef Shaftel – Universal)
  46. MISTER ROBERTS  [JOHN FORD & MERVYN LEROY] (Leland Hayward – Warner)
  47. OKLAHOMA!  [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Arthur Hornblow Jr. – Fox)
  48. THE LAST FRONTIER (aka The Savage Wilderness)  [ANTHONY MANN] (William Fadiman – Columbia)
  49. I LIVE IN FEAR (aka Record of a Living Being) (Ikimono no Kiroku)  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Toho) (J)
  50. MR. ARKADIN  (aka Confidential Report) [ORSON WELLES] (Mercury) 
  51. THE GIRL IN THE RED VELVET SWING  [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Charles Brackett – Fox)
  52. PETE KELLY’S BLUES [JACK WEBB] (Webb – Mark VII Ltd./Warner)
  53. TRIAL  [MARK ROBSON] (Charles Schnee – MGM)
  54. CAPTAIN LIGHTFOOT [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  55. THE WOMAN IN THE PAINTING (Amici per la pelle) [FRANCO ROSSI] (Carlo Civallero) (I)
  56. THE ROSE TATTOO  [DANIEL MANN] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  57. THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – United Artists)
  58. THE COLDITZ STORY  [GUY HAMILTON] (Ivan Foxwell – British Lion) (UK)
  59. RICHARD III  [LAURENCE OLIVIER] (Olivier/Alexander Korda – London) (UK)
  60. SAMURAI II: DUEL AT ICHIJOJI TEMPLE (Zoku Miyamoto Musashi: Ichijôji no kettô) [HIROSHI INAGAKI] (Toho) (J)
  61. SISSI [ERNST MARISCHKA] (Marischka/Karl Ehrlich – Erma-Film)(G)
  62. THE PRISONER  [PETER GLENVILLE] (Vivian Cox – Facet/Columbia) (UK)
  63. THE BIG COMBO  [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (Sidney Harmon – Security/Theodora/Allied Artists)
  64. A KID FOR TWO FARTHINGS  [CAROL REED] (Reed – London/Lopert) (UK)
  65. A LAWLESS STREET [JOSEPH H  LEWIS] (Harry Joe Brown – Columbia)
  66. STRANGER ON HORSEBACK [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (Robert Goldstein – United Artists)
  67. ILLEGAL  [LEWIS ALLEN] (Frank P. Rosenberg – Warner)
  68. STELLA  [MICHAEL CACOYANNIS] (GK)
  69. THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH  [BILLY WILDER] (Wilder – Feldman/Fox)
  70. GUYS AND DOLLS  [JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ] (Samuel Goldwyn – MGM)
  71. LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME  [CHARLES VIDOR] (Joe Pasternak – MGM)
  72. HILL 24 DOESN’T ANSWER (Giv’a 24 Eina Ona) [THOROLD DICKINSON] (IS)
  73. BATTLE CRY [RAOUL WALSH] (Walsh/Jack L. Warner – Warner)
  74. STORM FEAR [CORNEL WILDE] (Theodora/United Artists)
  75. LA POINTE-COURTE  [AGNÈS VARDA] (Ciné Tamaris) (F)
  76. 5 AGAINST THE HOUSE  [PHIL KARLSON] (Stirling Silliphant – Columbia)
  77. LES GRANDES MANOEUVRES  [RENÉ CLAIR] (Clair/André Daven) (F)
  78. TIGHT SPOT  [PHIL KARLSON] (Lewis J. Rachmil – Columbia)
  79. I DIED A THOUSAND TIMES  [STUART HEISLER] (Willis Goldbeck – Warner)
  80. THE COURT-MARTIAL OF BILLY MITCHELL  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Milton Sperling – United States/Warner)
  81. THE BIG KNIFE  [ROBERT ALDRICH] (Aldrich – United Artists)
  82. THE LONG GRAY LINE  [JOHN FORD] (Robert Arthur – Columbia)
  83. THE TALL MEN [RAOUL WALSH] (William A. Bacher/William B. Hawks – Fox)
  84. SHACK OUT ON 101  [EDWARD DEIN] (Mort Millman – Allied Artists)
  85. THE NAKED STREET [MAXWELL SHANE] (Edward Small – United Artists]
  86. THE COBWEB [VINCENTE MINELLI] (John Houseman – MGM)
  87. NEW YORK CONFIDENTIAL [RUSSEL ROUSE] (Clarence Greene/Edward Small – Warner)
  88. THE VIOLENT MEN  [RUDOLPH MATÉ] (Lewis J. Rachmil – Columbia)
  89. THE INDIAN FIGHTER  [ANDRÉ DE TOTH] (William Schorr – Bryna/United Artists)
  90. SUMMERTIME (aka Summer Madness)  [DAVID LEAN] (Ilya Lopert – London/IFD/United Artists) (UK)
  91. MURDER IS MY BEAT [EDGAR G. ULMER] (Aubrey Wisberg – Allied Artists) 
  92. STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND  [ANTHONY MANN] (Samuel J. Briskin – Paramount)
  93. MOONFLEET [FRTIZ LANG] (John Houseman – MGM)
  94. I AM A CAMERA [HENRY CORNELIUS] (UK)
  95. INTERRUPTED MELODY [CURTIS BERNHARDT] (Jack Cummings – MGM)
  96. MANY RIVER TO CROSS [ROY ROWLAND] (Jack Cummings – MGM)
  97. KILLER’S KISS  [STANLEY KUBRICK] (Kubrick/Morris Bousel – United Artists)
  98. A BULLET FOR JOEY [LEWIS ALLEN] (Samuel Bischoff/David Diamond – United Artists)
  99. BLOOD ALLEY [WILLIAM A. WELLMAN] (John Wayne – Batjac/Warner)
  100. LOVE IS A MANY-SPLENDORED THING [HENRY KING] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  101. I’LL CRY TOMORROW  [DANIEL MANN] (Lawrence Weingarten – MGM)
  102. TOP GUN [RAY NAZARRO] (Edward Small – United Artists)

Other (Unranked):  THE LADY AND THE TRAMP [VARIOUS] (a) (Buena Vista/Disney); HYDE AND HARE / SAHARA HARE [FRIZ FRELENG] (a); BEANSTALK BUNNY / ONE FROGGY EVENING / RABBIT RAMPAGE / KNIGHT-MARE HARE / TWO CENT’S WORTH / PAST PERFUMANCE / GUIDED MUSCLE / READY…SET…ZOOM! / JUMPIN’ JUPITER / DOUBLE OR MUTTON [CHUCK JONES] (a/s); HYDE AND HARE / SAHARA HARE / ROMAN LEGION-HARE  / STORK NAKED / HARE BRUSH / LUMBER JERKS / SPEEDY GONZALES / PIZZICATO PUSSYCAT / PESTS FOR GUESTS [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s); FEATHER DUSTED [ROBERT MCKIMSON] (a/s); NIGHT AND FOG (Nuit et brouillard) [ALAIN RESNAIS] (F) (d/s); PATTERNS (“Kraft Television Theater” S8, Ep. 16) [FIELDER COOK] (TV); NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS (“The United States Steel Hour” S2, Ep. 14)) [ALEX SEGAL] (TV); A WIND FROM THE SOUTH (“The United States Steel Hour” S3,Ep. 6) [DANIEL PETIRE] (TV); THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE [MICHAEL POWELL] (UK/G) (s); THE MAD MASTERS (Les maîtres fous) [JEAN ROUCH] (F) (d/s); ORCHARD STREET [KEN JACOBS] (s); ISOLE DI FUOCO / PARABOLA D’ORO [VITTORIO DE SETA] (I) (d/s); BLINKITY BLANK [NORMAN MCLAREN] (C) (s)


1956

…God was wrong!

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  1. THE SEARCHERS  [JOHN FORD] (Patrick Ford/Merian C. Cooper – Warner)
  2. BIGGER THAN LIFE [NICHOLAS RAY] (James Mason – Fox)
  3. INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS  [DON SIEGEL] (Walter Wanger – Allied Artists)
  4. THE BURMESE HARP (Biruma no tategoto)  [KON ICHIKAWA] (Nikkatsu) (J)
  5. THE KILLING  [STANLEY KUBRICK] (James B. Harris – United Artists)
  6. THERE’S ALWAYS TOMORROW  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  7. APARAJITO (The Unvanquished)  [SATYAJIT RAY] (ID)
  8. SUDDEN RAIN (Shu-u)  [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  9. WRITTEN ON THE WIND  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Albert Zugsmith – Universal)
  10. SEVEN MEN FROM NOW  [BRUCE BOETTICHER] (Andrew V. McLaglen/Robert E. Morrison/John Wayne- Batjac/Warner)
  11. BABY DOLL  [ELIA KAZAN] (Kazan – Warner)
  12. FRIENDLY PERSUASSION  [WILLIAM WYLER] (Wyler – Allied Artists)
  13. GERVAISE [RENÉ CLÉMENT] (Agnès Delahaie – Silver/Corona) (F)
  14. MIRACLE IN THE RAIN [RUDOLPH MATÉ] (Frank P. Rosenberg – Warner)
  15. THE RAILROAD MAN (Il Ferroviere) [PIETRO GERMI] (Carlo Ponti – DeLaurentiis/ENIC) (I)
  16. FLOWING (House of Geisha) (Nagareru) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  17. A MAN ESCAPED (Un condamné à mort s’est échappé ou Le vent souffle …) [ROBERT BRESSON] (A. Poiré/J.Thuillier) (F)
  18. THE MAN IN THE GRAY FLANNEL SUIT  [NUNNALLY JOHNSON] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  19. ATTACK  [ROBERT ALDRICH] (Aldrich – United Artists)
  20. GIANT  [GEORGE STEVENS] (Stevens – Warner)
  21. PATTERNS  [FIELDER COOK] (Michael Myerberg – United Artists) 
  22. THE LAST WAGON  [DELMER DAVES] (William B. Hawks – Fox)
  23. A KISS BEFORE DYING  [GERD OSWALD] (Robert L. Jacks – Crown/United Artists)
  24. THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS  [RONALD NEAME] (André Hakim – Fox) (UK)
  25. THE WRONG MAN  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Warner)
  26. CALLE MAYOR (t. Main Street) (The Lovemaker) [JUAN ANTONIO BARDEM] (SP)
  27. WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS  [FRITZ LANG] (Bert Friedlob – RKO)
  28. A GIRL IN BLACK (To Koritsi me ta mavra) [MICHAEL CACOYANNIS] (GK)
  29. STREET OF SHAME (Akasen chitai)  [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (Daiei) (J)
  30. THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Paramount)
  31. THE ROOF (Il tetto) [VITTORIO DE SICA] (De Sica/Marcello Girosi – Marceau/Titanus)
  32. LUST FOR LIFE  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (John Houseman – MGM)
  33. I WILL BUY YOU (Anata kaimasu) [MASAKI KOBAYSHI] (Shochiku) (J)
  34. BOB LE FLAMBEUR  [JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE] (Melville/Serge Silberman – Play Art/Mondial) (F)
  35. HIGH SOCIETY  [CHARLES WALTERS] (Sol C. Siegel – MGM)
  36. SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME  [ROBERT WISE] (Charles Schnee – MGM)
  37. ELENA AND HER MEN (Elena et les hommes) (aka Paris Does Strange Things) [JEAN RENOIR] (Franco London/Cinedis)(F)
  38. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS  [CECIL B. DEMILLE] (DeMille – Paramount)
  39. THE THICK-WALLED ROOM (kabe atsuki heya) [MASAKI KOBAYASHI] (Shochiku) (J)
  40. CRAZED FRUIT (Karutta Kajitsu) [KÔ NAKAHIRA] (Nikkatsu) (J)
  41. EARLY SPRING (Soshun) [YASUJIRO OZU] (Shochiku) (J)
  42. ANASTASIA  [ANATOLE LITVAK] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  43. MOBY DICK  [JOHN HUSTON] (Huston/Vaughan N. Dean – Warner)
  44. THE KILLER IS LOOSE  [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Robert L. Jacks – Crown/United Artists)
  45. THE THICK-WALLED ROOM (Kabe atsuki heya) [MASAKI KOBAYASHI] (Shochiku) (J)
  46. DES GENS SANS IMPORTANCE (People of No Importance) [HENRI VERNEUIL] (Lafuite/Berbert/Morgenstern – Cocinor) (F)
  47. A WIFE’S HEART (Tsuma no kokoro) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  48. DEATH IN THE GARDEN (La mort en ce jardin) [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M/F)
  49. THE GIRL CAN’T HELP IT  [FRANK TASHLIN] (Tashlin – Fox)
  50. TEA AND SYMPATHY [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Pandro S. Berman – MGM)
  51. SAMURAI III: DUAL ON GANRYU ISLAND (Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen: kettô Ganryûjima) [HIROSHI INAGAKI] (Toho) (J)
  52. LOVERS AND LOLLIPOPS  [MORRIS ENGEL & RUTH ORKIN] (Engel/Orkin – Trans Lux)
  53. JUBAL  [DELMER DAVES] (William Fadiman – Columbia)
  54. TRAPEZE [CAROL REED] (Hill-Hecht-Lancaster/United Artists)
  55. BANDIDO  [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Robert L. Jacks – DRM/United Artists)
  56. THE LAST HUNT [RICHARD BROOKS] (Dore Schary – MGM)
  57. THE BOTTOM OF THE BOTTLE [HENRY HATHAWAY] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  58. CAROULSEL  [HENRY KING] (Henry Ephron – Fox)
  59. FULL OF LIFE  [RICHARD QUINE] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  60. THE FASTEST GUN ALIVE [RUSSELL ROUSE] (Clarence Greene – MGM)
  61. THE CATERED AFFAIR  [RICHARD BROOKS] (Sam Zimbalist – MGM)
  62. THE PROUD ONES  [ROBERT D.WEBB] (Robert L. Jacks – Fox)
  63. THE HARDER THEY FALL  [MARK ROBSON] (Philip Yordan – Columbia)
  64. HOLLYWOOD OR BUST [FRANK TASHLIN] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  65. RUN FOR THE SUN [ROY BOULTING] (Harry Tatelman/Jane Russell – United Artists)
  66. …AND GOD CREATED WOMAN  (Et Dieu… créa la femme) [ROGER VADIM] (Raoul Lévy – Cocinor/UCIL) (F)
  67. AUTUMN LEAVES  [ROBERT ALDRICH] (William Goetz – Columbia)
  68. THE SOLID GOLD CADILLAC  [RICHARD QUINE] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  69. THE BAD SEED  [MERVYN LEROY] (LeRoy – Warner)
  70. A TOWN LIKE ALICE [JACK LEE] (Joseph Janni – Vic/Rank) (UK)
  71. CRIME IN THE STREETS [DON SIEGEL] (Vincent M. Fennelly – Allied Artists)
  72. TRIBUTE TO A BAD MAN [ROBERT WISE] (Sam Zimbalist – MGM)
  73. HOT BLOOD [NICHOLAS RAY] (Harry Tatelman/Howard Welsch – Columbia)
  74. THE SWAN  [CHARLES VIDOR] (Dore Schary – MGM)
  75. FORBIDDEN PLANET  [FRED M. WILCOX] (Nicholas Nayfack – MGM)
  76. BUS STOP  [JOSHUA LOGAN] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  77. THE KING AND I  [WALTER LANG] (Charles Brackett – Fox)
  78. TIME TABLE [MARK STEVENS] (Stevens – United Artists)
  79. BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT [FRITZ LANG] (Bert Friedlob – RKO)
  80. BACK FROM ETERNITY  [JOHN FARROW](Farrow – RKO)
  81. BACKLASH [JOHN STURGES] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  82. THE RACK  [ARNOLD LAVEN] (Arthur M. Loew Jr. – MGM)
  83. THE KING AND FOUR QUEENS  [RAOUL WALSH] (David Hempstead – Warner)
  84. 7TH CAVALRY  [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (Harry Joe Brown – Scott-Brown/Columbia)
  85. GREAT DAY IN THE MORNING  [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (Edmund Grainger – RKO)
  86. THE SPANISH GARDENER [PHILIP LEACOCK] (John Bryan – Rank) (UK)
  87. NEVER SAY GOODBYE [JERRY HOPPER] (Albert J. Cohen – Universal)
  88. SERENADE  [ANTHONY MANN] (Henry Blanke – Warner)
  89. RODAN (Sora no daikaijû Radon) [ISHIRÔ HONDA] (J)
  90. THE RAINMAKER  [JOSEPH ANTHONY] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)

Other (Unranked):   THE MYSTERY OF PICASSO (Le Mystère Picasso) [HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT] (F) (d); THE RED BALLOON (La Ballon rouge) [ALBERT LAMORRISSE] (F) (s); BUNKER HILL  [KENT MACKENZIE] (d/s); UBIYTSY (The Killers) [MARIKA BEIKU, ALEKSANDR GORDON, ANDREI TARKOVSKY] (R) (s); LES SABOTIER DU VAL DE LOIRE [JACQUES DEMY] (F) (d/s); BROOM-STICK BUNNY / BARBARY-COAST BUNNY / TO HARE IS HUMAN / ROCKET SQUAD [CHUCK JONES] (a/s);  A STAR IS BORED / NAPOLEAN BUNNY-PART/ RABBITSON CRUSOE / TWEET AND SOUR [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s); BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY (“The United States Steel Hour” S4, Ep2) [DANIEL PETRIE] (TV); REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT (“Playhouse 90” S1, Ep2) [RALPH NELSON] (TV)

1957

… In brief, from now on, the best of everything is good enough for me.

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  1. WILD STRAWBERRIES (Smultronstället)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk)(S)
  2. THE SEVENTH SEAL (Det Sjunde Inseglet)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  3. NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (Le Notti di Cabiria)  [FEDERICO FELLINI] (De Laurentiis/Paramount) (I)
  4. THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI  [DAVID LEAN] (Sam Spiegel – Horizon/Columbia) (UK)
  5. PATHS OF GLORY  [STANLEY KUBRICK] (James B. Harris – United Artists)
  6. THE CRANES ARE FLYING (Letjat zhuravli)  [MIKHAIL KALATOZOV] (R)
  7. A FACE IN THE CROWD  [ELIA KAZAN] (Kazan – Warner)
  8. 12 ANGRY MEN  [SIDNEY LUMET] (Henry Fonda/Reginald Rose – United Artists)
  9. SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS  [ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK] (Hill-Hecht-Lancaster/United Artists)
  10. THE SUN LEGEND OF THE END OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA (Bakumatsu Taiyoden) [YUZO KAWASHIMA](J)
  11. LE NOTTI BIANCHE (White Nights)  [LUCHINO VISCONTI] (Franco Cristaldi – Rank/Vides ) (I)
  12. 3:10 TO YUMA  [DELMER DAVES] (David Heilweil – Columbia)
  13. THRONE OF BLOOD (Kumonosu jo)  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Toho) (J)
  14. MEN IN WAR  [ANTHONY MANN] (Sidney Harmon – Security/United Artists)
  15. THE TALL T  [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Harry Joe Brown – Columbia)
  16. ACROSS THE BRIDGE  [KEN ANNAKIN] (John Stafford – Rank) (UK)
  17. THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS  [BILLY WILDER] (Leland Hayward – Warner)
  18. KANAL  [ANDRZEJ WAJDA] (P)
  19. WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION  [BILLY WILDER] (Arthur Hornblow Jr. – Small/United Artists)
  20. TOKYO TWILIGHT (Tôkyô boshoku) [YASUJIRO OZU] (Shochiku) (J)
  21. HELL DRIVERS [CY ENDFIELD] (UK)
  22. LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON  [BILLY WILDER] (Wilder – Allied Artists)
  23. PEYTON PLACE  [MARK ROBSON] (Jerry Wald – Fox)
  24. NINE LIVES (Ni Liv) [ARNE SKOUEN] (NW)
  25. RUN OF THE ARROW  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Fuller – RKO)
  26. WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER?  [FRANK TASHLIN] (Tashlin – Fox)
  27. THE PAJAMA GAME  [GEORGE ABBOTT & STANLEY DONEN] (Donen/Abbott – Warner)
  28. UNTAMED WOMAN (Arakure) [MIKIO NARUSE] (Toho) (J)
  29. THE STRANGE ONE  [JACK GARFEIN] (Sam Spiegel – Horizon/Columbia)
  30. BITTER VICTORY  [NICHOLAS RAY] (Paul Graetz/Robert Laffont – Columbia)
  31. THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN [JACK ARNOLD] (Albert Zugsmith – Universal)
  32. MAN ON THE TRACKS (Czlowiek na torze)  [ANDRZEJ MUNK] (P)
  33. A HATFUL OF RAIN  [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  34. SNOW COUNTRY (Yukiguni)  [SHIRÔ TOYODA] (J)
  35. AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER  [LEO MCCAREY] (Jerry Wald – Fox)
  36. THE LOWER DEPTHS (Donzoko)  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Toho) (J)
  37. NIGHT OF THE DEMON (aka Curse Of The Demon)  [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (Frank Bevis – Columbia) (UK)
  38. FORTY GUNS  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Fuller – Fox)
  39. FUNNY FACE [STANLEY DONEN] (Roger Edens – Paramount)
  40. IL GRIDO (The Outcry)  [MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI] (I)
  41. THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY [ROY WARD BAKER] (Julian Wintle – Rank) (UK)
  42. THE DEVIL STRIKES AT NIGHT (Nachts, wenn der Teufel kam) [ROBERT SIODMAK] (G)
  43. THE TIN STAR  [ANTHONY MANN] (William Perlberg – Paramount)
  44. HE WHO MUST DIE (Celui qui doit mourir) [JULES DASSIN] (F)
  45. BAND OF ANGELS  [RAOUL WALSH] (Warner)
  46. I AM WAITING (Ore wa matteru ze) [KOREYOSHI KURAHARA] (Nikkatsu) (J)
  47. SAYONARA [JOSHUA LOGAN] (William Goetz – Warner)
  48. THE ENEMY BELOW  [DICK POWELL] (Powell – Fox)
  49. THE BACHELOR PARTY  [DELBERT MANN] (Hill-Hecht-Lancaster/United Artists)
  50. DESIGNING WOMEN  [VINCENT MINNELLI] (Dore Schary – MGM)
  51. MISTER CORY [BLAKE EDWARDS] (Robert Arthur – Universal)
  52. NIGHT PASSAGE  [JAMES NEILSON] (Aaron Rosenberg – Universal)
  53. THE RIVER’S EDGE  [ALLAN DWAN] (Benedict Bogeaus – Fox)
  54. NIGHTFALL  [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (Ted Richmond – Columbia)
  55. OPERATION MAD BALL  [RICHARD QUINE] (Jed Harris – Columbia)
  56. BLACK RIVER  (Kuroi kawa) [MASAKI KOBAYASHI] (Shochiku) (J)
  57. KISSES (Kuchizuke)  [YASUZO MASUMURA] (Daiei) (J)
  58. NO DOWN PAYMENT  [MARTIN RITT] (Jerry Wald – Fox)
  59. BANKA [HEINOSUKE GOSHO] (Shintoho) (J)
  60. HEAVEN KNOWS, MR. ALLISON  [JOHN HUSTON] (Buddy Adler – Fox)
  61. THE GARMENT JUNGLE [VINCENT SHERMAN, ROBERT ALDRICH] (Harry Kleiner – Columbia)
  62. THE BROTHERS RICO  [PHIL KARLSON] (Lewis J. Rachmil/William Goetz – Columbia)
  63. SOMETHING OF VALUE [RICHARD BROOKS] (Pandro S. Berman – MGM)
  64. TAMMY AND THE BACHELOR [JOSEPH PEVNEY] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  65. TIME WITHOUT PITY  [JOSEPH LOSEY] (John Arnold/Anthony Simmons – Eros) (UK)
  66. EDGE OF THE CITY  [MARTIN RITT] (David Susskind – MGM)
  67. FORTUNE IS A WOMAN (aka She Played with Fire) [SIDNEY GILLIAT] (Gilliat/Frank Launder – Individual/Columbia) (UK)
  68. THE THREE FACES OF EVE  [NUNNALLY JOHNSON] (Johnson – Fox)
  69. GUNFIGHT AT THE O.K. CORAL  [JOHN STURGES] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  70. FURY AT SHOWDOWN  [GERD OSWALD] (John Beck – Goldstein/United Artists)
  71. ALL MINE TO GIVE [ALLEN REISNER] (Sam Wisenthal – RKO/Universal)
  72. THE TATTERED DRESS [JACK ARNOLD] (Albert Zugsmith – Universal)
  73. THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN [TERENCE FISHER] (Anthony Hinds – Hammer/Warner) (UK)
  74. BABY FACE NELSON [DON SIEGEL] (Al Zimbalist – Fryman/United Artists)
  75. SAINT JOAN  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – United Artists)
  76. THE TRUE STORY OF JESSE JAMES  [NICHOLAS RAY] (Herbert B. Swope Jr. – Fox)
  77. TIME LIMIT  [KARL MALDEN] (William Reynolds/Richard Widmark – Heath/United Artists)
  78. FEAR STRIKES OUT  [ROBERT MULLIGAN] (Alan J. Pakula – Paramount)
  79. LES ESPIONS (The Spies) [HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT] (F)
  80. BATTLE HYMN  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  81. CRIME OF PASSION  [GERD OSWALD] (Herman Cohen – Goldstein/United Artists)
  82. DECISION AT SUNDOWN  [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Harry Joe Brown – Scott-Brown/Columbia)
  83. TROOPER HOOK [CHARLES MARQUIS WARREN] (Sol Baer Fielding – United Artists)
  84. MAN IN THE SHADOW [JACK ARNOLD] (Albert Zugsmith – Columbia)
  85. SILK STOCKINGS  [ROUBEN MAMOULIAN] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  86. OLD YELLER [ROBERT STEVENSON] (Disney)
  87. KISS THEM FOR ME [STANLEY DONEN] (Jerry Wald – Fox)
  88. ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT (aka Night Ambush) [MICHAEL POWELL & EMERIC PRESSBURGER] (Rank/Vega) (UK)
  89. THE D.I. [JACK WEBB] (Webb – Mark VII Ltd./Warner)
  90. RAINTREE COUNTY  [EDWARD DMYTRYK] (David Lewis – MGM)
  91. THE HALLIDAY BRAND [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (Collier Young – United Artists)
  92. THE YOUNG STRANGER [JOHN FRANKENHEIMER] (Stuart Miller – RKO)
  93. THE WINGS OF EAGLES  [JOHN FORD] (Charles Schnee – MGM)
  94. ISLAND IN THE SUN  [ROBERT ROSSEN] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  95. DESK SET  [WALTER LANG] (Henry Ephron – Fox)
  96. WILD IS THE WIND  [GEORGE CUKOR] (Hal B. Wallis – Paramount)
  97. THE RISING OF THE MOON [JOHN FORD] (Michael Killanin – Four Provinces/Warner)
  98. UNTIL THEY SAIL  [ROBERT WISE] (Charles Schnee – MGM)
  99. THE SUN ALSO RISES  [HENRY KING] (Darryl F. Zanuck – Fox)
  100. CHINA GATE  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Fuller – Globe/Fox)
  101. THE UNHOLY WIFE [JOHN FARROW] (Farrow – RKO/Universal)
  102. A KING OF NEW YORK [CHARLES CHAPLIN] (Chaplin – Archways) (UK)
  103. JEANNE EAGELS [GEORGE SIDNEY] (Sidney – Columbia)

Other (Unranked)ON THE BOWERY [LIONEL ROGOSIN] (d); THE COMEDIAN (“Playhouse 90” S1, Ep20) [JOHN FRANKENHEIMER] (TV); (i) MURDER (Morderstwo), (ii) TEETH SMILE (Usmiech zebiczny), and (iii) BREAK UP THE DANCE (Rozbijemy zabiczny) [ROMAN POLANSKI] (P) (s); OUT [LIONEL ROGOSIN] (d/s); ALI BABA BUNNY / WHAT’S OPERA DOC ? / STEAL WOOL / ZOOM AND BORED [CHUCK JONES] (a/s); THE THREE LITTLE BOPS / BIRDS ANONYMOUS / SHOW BIZ BUGS / BUGSY AND MUGSY / SHOW BIZ BUGS  [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s); A CHAIRY TALE [CLAUDE JUTRA, NORMAN McLAREN] (C) (s)

1958

… Quinlan doesn’t have a monopoly on hunches.

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ashes

  1. VERTIGO  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – Paramount)
  2. THE HIDDEN FORTRESS (Kakushi toride no san akunin)  [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (Toho) (J)
  3. TOUCH OF EVIL  [ORSON WELLES] (Albert Zugsmith – Universal)
  4. ASHES AND DIAMONDS (Popiól I diament)  [ANDRZEJ WAJDA] (P)
  5. THE MUSIC ROOM (Jalsaghar)  [SATYAJIT RAY] (ID)
  6. A TIME TO LOVE AND A TIME TO DIE [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Robert Arthur – Universal)
  7. THE LOVERS (Les Amants) [LOUIS MALLE] (NEF/Lux) (F)
  8. MAN OF THE WEST  [ANTHONY MANN] (Walter Mirisch – United Artists)
  9. CAIRO STATION (Bab el Hadid) [YOUSSEF CHAHINE] (E)
  10. THE TARNISHED ANGELS [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Albert Zugsmith – Universal) (IMDB 1957)
  11. A NIGHT TO REMEMBER  [ROY WARD BAKER] (William MacQuitty – Rank) (UK)
  12. MON ONCLE  [JACQUES TATI] (Tati/Fred Orain – Gaumont) (F)
  13. THE BIG COUNTRY  [WILLIAM WYLER] (Wyler – United Artists)
  14. THE BALLAD OF NARAYAMA (Narayama bushiko)  [KEISUKE KINOSHITA] (Shochiku) (J)
  15. THE MAGICIAN (aka The Face) (Ansiktet)  [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Allan Ekelund – Svensk) (S)
  16. LE BEAU SERGE  [CLAUDE CHABROL] (Chabrol – Ajym) (F)
  17. GUNMAN’S WALK [PHIL KARLSON] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  18. THE RICKSHAW MAN (Muhomatsu no issho) [HIROSHI INAGAKI] (Toho) (J)
  19. A MATTER OF DIGNITY (To Telefteo psemma) [MICHAEL CACOYANNIS] (GK) (moved from 1957)
  20. THE LONG, HOT SUMMER  [MARTIN RITT] (Jerry Wald – Fox)
  21. LES AMANTS DE MONTPARNASSE (MONTPARNASSE 19)  [JACQUES BECKER](S. Pallavicini/Henry Deutschmeister) (F)
  22. ENDLESS DESIRE (Hateshinaki yokubo) [SHOHEI IMAMURA] (Nikkatsu) (J)
  23. THE BRAVADOS  [HENRY KING] (Herbert B. Swope Jr. – Fox)
  24. BUCHANAN RIDES ALONE  [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Harry Joe Brown – Columbia)
  25. THE NOOSE (Petla) [WOJCIECH HAS] (P)
  26. CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF  [RICHARD BROOKS] (Lawrence Weingarten – MGM)
  27. THE QUIET AMERICAN  [JOSEPH MANKIEWICZ] (Mankiewicz – Figaro/United Artists)
  28. ENJO [KON ICHIKAWA] (Daiei) (J)
  29. THE YOUNG LIONS  [EDWARD DMYTRYK] (Al Lichtman – Fox)
  30. STOLEN DESIRE (Nusumareta yokujo) [SHOHEI IMAMURA] (Nikkatsu) (J)
  31. SOME CAME RUNNING  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Sol C. Siegel – MGM)
  32. IT HAPPENED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT (Es geschah am hellichten Tag) [LADISLAO VAJDA] (G/SZ)
  33. NOWHERE TO GO [SETH HOLT] (Michael Balcon – Ealing/MGM)
  34. BONJOUR TRISTESSE  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – Columbia)
  35. ELEVATOR TO THE GALLOWS (aka Frantic) (Ascenseur pour l’échafaud)  [LOUIS MALLE] (Jean Thuillier – NEF/Lux) (F)
  36. THE DEFIANT ONES  [STANLEY KRAMER] (Kramer – Curtleigh/United Artists)
  37. GIANTS AND TOYS (Kyojin to gangu)  [YASUZO MASUMURA] (Daiei) (J)
  38. SADDLE THE WIND  [ROBERT PARRISH] (Armand Deutsch – MGM)
  39. SEPARATE TABLES  [DELBERT MANN] (Hill-Hecht-Lancaster/United Artists)
  40. THE LOYAL 47 RONIN (Chûshingura) [KUNIO WATANABE] (Daiei) (J)
  41. LONELYHEARTS  [VINCENT J. DONEHUE] (Dore Schary – United Artists)
  42. BIG DEAL ON MADONNA STREET (Soliti ignoti)  [MARIO MONICELLI] (Franco Cristaldi – Lux/Vides ) (I)
  43. EQUINOX FLOWER (Higanbana)  [YASUJIRO OZU] (Shochiku) (J)
  44. THE RELUCTANT DEBUTANTE  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Pandro S. Berman – Avon/MGM)
  45. THE LAW AND JAKE WADE [JOHN STURGES] (William Hawks – MGM)
  46. THE LINEUP  [DON SIEGEL] (Jaime Del Valle – Columbia)
  47. HOME BEFORE DARK [MERVYN LEROY] (LeRoy – Warner)
  48. LES TRICHEURS (t. The Cheaters) (Youthful Sinners) [MARCEL CARNÉ] (R. Dorfmann – Corona) (F)
  49. BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE  [RICHARD QUINE] (Julian Blaustein – Columbia)
  50. THE VIKINGS  [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Jerry Bresler – Curtleigh/Bryna/United Artists)
  51. THE CHASE (Harikomi) [YOSHITARO NOMURA] (Shochiku) (J)
  52. COWBOY  [DELMER DAVES] (Julian Blaustein – Columbia)
  53. RUN SILENT RUN DEEP  [ROBERT WISE] (Hill-Hecht-Lancaster/United Artists)
  54. UNDERWORLD BEAUTY (Ankokugai no bijo)  [SEIJUN SUZUKI] (Nikkatsu) (J)
  55. GIGI  [VINCENTE MINNELLI] (Arthur Freed – MGM)
  56. THE KEY  [CAROL REED] (Carl Foreman – Open Road/Columbia) (UK)
  57. NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS  [MERVYN LEROY] (LeRoy/Alex Segal – Warner)
  58. RUSTY KNIFE (Sabita naifu) [TOSHIO MASUDA] (Nikkatsu) (J) 
  59. BRINK OF LIFE (Nära livet) [INGMAR BERGMAN] (Nordisk Tonefilm) (S)
  60. THE HORSE’S MOUTH  [RONALD NEAME] (Neame/Knightsbridge) (UK)
  61. RALLY ‘ROUND THE FLAG, BOYS!  [LEO MCCAREY] (McCarey – Fox)
  62. THUNDER ROAD  [ARTHUR RIPLEY] (Ripley/Robert Mitchum – DRM/United Artists)
  63. WIND ACROSS THE EVERGLADES  [NICHOLAS RAY]  (Stuart Schulberg – Warner)
  64. INDISCREET  [STANLEY DONEN] (Donen – Warner)
  65. PARTY GIRL  [NICHOLAS RAY] (Joe Pasternak – MGM)
  66. THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD  [NATHAN JURAN] (Charles H. Schneer – Morningside/Columbia)
  67. WEDDINGS AND BABIES  [MORRIS ENGEL] (Engel – Fox) 
  68. THE LEFT HANDED GUN  [ARTHUR PENN] (Fred Coe – Warner)
  69. TERROR IN A TEXAS TOWN  [JOSEPH H. LEWIS] (Frank N. Seltzer – United Artists)
  70. THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV [RICHARD BROOKS] (Pandro S. Berman – Avon/MGM)
  71. THE BADLANDERS  [DELMER DAVES] (Aaron Rosenberg – Fox)
  72. CHINA DOLL  [FRANK BORZAGE] (Borzage/Victor Mature/John Wayne – Batjac/United Artists)
  73. DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS  [DELBERT MANN] (Don Hartman – Paramount)
  74. THE BLOB [IRVIN S. YEAWORTH JR.] (Jack H. Harris – Paramount)
  75. LE DÉSORDRE ET LA NUIT (The Night Affair) [GILLES GRANGIER] (F)
  76. MÄDCHEN IN UNIFORM [GÉZA VON RADVÁNYI] (G)
  77. GOD’S LITTLE ACRE  [ANTHONY MANN] (Sidney Harmon – Security/United Artists)
  78. HOUSEBOAT  [MELVILLE SHAVELSON] (Jack Rose – Paramount)
  79. THE MANSION OF THE GHOST CAT (aka Black Cat Mansion) (Borei kaibyo yashiki) [NOBUO NAKAGAWA] (Toho) (J)
  80. THE BLACK ORCHID  [MARTIN RITT] (Marcello Girosi/Carlo Ponti – Paramount)
  81. THE GODDESS  [JOHN CROMWELL] (Milton Perlman – Columbia)

Other (Unranked)NISHI GINZA STATION (Nishi Ginza ekimae) [SHOHEI IMAMURA] (J); TWO MEN AND A WARDROBE [ROMAN POLANSKI] (P) (s); DAYBREAK EXPRESS [D.A. PENNEBAKER] (s) (IMDB 1953); LES MISTONS (The Mischief Makers) [FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT] (F) (s); ROBIN HOOD DAFFY / HARE-WAY TO THE STARS / HIP HIP-HURRY! / CAT FEUD [CHUCK JONES] (a/s);  KNIGHTY KNIGHT BUGS / HARE-LESS WOLF / A BIRD IN A BONNET / PIZZA TWEETY PIE [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s)

1959

… Now, Mr. Dancer, get off the panties. You’ve done enough damage.

ride lonesome

bassanatomy

  1. THE FOUR HUNDRED BLOWS (Les Quatre cents coups)  [FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT] (Truffault – Sédif/Cocinor) (F)
  2. ANATOMY OF A MURDER  [OTTO PREMINGER] (Preminger – Columbia)
  3. APUR SANSAR (The World of Apu)  [SATYAJIT RAY] (ID)
  4. SOME LIKE IT HOT  [BILLY WILDER] (Wilder/Walter Mirisch – United Artists)
  5. NORTH BY NORTHWEST  [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (Hitchcock – MGM)
  6. IMITATION OF LIFE  [DOUGLAS SIRK] (Ross Hunter – Universal)
  7. FLOATING WEEDS (Ukigusa) [YASUJIRO OZU] (Daiei) (J)
  8. FIRES ON THE PLAIN (Nobi)  [KON ICHIKAWA] (Daiei) (J)
  9. ROOM AT THE TOP  [JACK CLAYTON] (James & John Woolf – Romulus/IFD) (UK)
  10. IL GENERALE DELLA ROVERE  [ROBERTO ROSSELLINI] (Zebra/SNEG) (I)
  11. RIDE LONESOME  [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Boetticher/Randolph Scott – Ranown/Columbia)
  12. LES COUSINS  [CLAUDE CHABROL] (Chabrol – Ajym) (F)
  13. BALLAD OF A SOLDIER (Ballada o soldate)  [GRIGORI CHUKHRAJ] (R)
  14. HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR  [ALAIN RESNAIS] (Anatole Dauman/Samy Halfon – Argos/Daiei/Pathe/Cocinor) (F)
  15. THE BRIDGE (Die Brücke) [BERNHARD WICKI] (G)
  16. WARLOCK  [EDWARD DMYTRYK] (Dmytryk – Fox)
  17. DAY OF THE OUTLAW  [ANDRÉ DE TOTH] (Sidney Harmon/Philip Yordan – Security/United Artists)
  18. À DOUBLE TOUR (Leda) [CLAUDE CHABROL] (Robert Hakim) (F)
  19. THE HANGING TREE  [DELMER DAVES] (Martin Jurow/Richard Shepherd – Warner)
  20. THE HUMAN CONDITION, PART I: NO GREATER LOVE (Ningen no joken I) [MASAKI KOBAYASHI] (Shochiku) (J)
  21. THE HUMAN CONDITION, PART II: THE ROAD TO ETERNITY (Ningen no joken II) [M. KOBAYASHI] (Shochiku) (J)
  22. RIO BRAVO  [HOWARD HAWKS] (Hawks – Warner)
  23. THE WONDERFUL COUNTRY [ROBERT PARRISH] (Chester Erksine – DRM/United Artists)
  24. LA NOTTE BRAVA (The Big Night) [MAURO BOLOGNINI] (T. Cervi/A. Giommarelli/A. Jacovoni – Ajace/Franco London) (I)
  25. BEN-HUR  [WILLIAM WYLER] (Wyler/Sam Zimbalist – MGM)
  26. ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW  [ROBERT WISE] (Wise – HarBel/United Artists)
  27. PORK CHOP HILL [LEWIS MILESTONE] (Sy Bartlett – Melville/United Artists)
  28. PICNIC ON THE GRASS (Le Dejeuner sur l’herbe)  [JEAN RENOIR] (Ginette Doynel – Pathe). (F)
  29. GOOD MORNING (Ohayo)  [YASUJIRO OZU] (Shochiku) (J)
  30. THE NUN’S STORY  [FRED ZINNEMANN] (Henry Blanke – Warner)
  31. NAZARÍN  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (M)
  32. LETTER NEVER SENT (Neotpravlennoye pismo) [MIKHAIL KALATOZOV] (R) (IMDB 1960)
  33. STARS (Sterne) [KONRAD WOLF] (G/BU)
  34. LOOK BACK IN ANGER  [TONY RICHARDSON] (Harry Saltzman/Gordon Scott – Woodfall/Pathe) (UK)
  35. THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK  [GEORGE STEVENS] (Stevens – Fox)
  36. VIOLENT SUMMER (Estate violenta)  [VALERIO ZURLINI] (Titanus/SGC) (I)
  37. THE YOUNG PHILADELPHIANS  [VINCENT SHERMAN] (Warner)
  38. LES DRAGUEURS (The Chasers) [JEAN-PIERRE MOCKY] (Joseph Lisbona – Fernand Rivers) (F)
  39. NIGHT TRAIN (Pociag) [JERZY KAWALEROWICZ] (P)
  40. MY SECOND BROTHER (Nianchan)  [SHOHEI IMAMURA] (Nikkatsu) (J)
  41. THE HORSE SOLDIERS  [JOHN FORD] (John Lee Mahin/Martin Rackin – Mirisch/United Artists)
  42. LI’L ABNER  [MELVIN FRANK] (Norman Panama – Paramount)
  43. THESE THOUSAND HILLS [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (David Weisbart – Fox)
  44. SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER  [JOSEPH MANKIEWICZ] (Sam Spiegel – Horizon/Columbia)
  45. THE GHOST OF YOTSUYA (Tôkaidô Yotsuya kaidan) [NOBUO NAKAGAWA] (Shintoho) (J)
  46. ODD OBSESSION (Kaji) (aka The Key)  [KON ICHIKAWA] (Daiei) (J)
  47. VERBOTEN!  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Fuller – RKO/Columbia)
  48. BLACK ORPHEUS (Orfeu Negro)  [MARCEL CAMUS] (Sacha Gordine – Tupan/Lopert) (F)
  49. THE FACTS OF MURDER (Un maledetto imbroglio) [PIETRO GERMI] (Giuseppe Amato – Riama) (I)
  50. THE TRAP [NORMAN PANAMA] (Panama/Melvin Frank – Heath/Paramount)
  51. HEAD AGAINST THE WALL (La Tête contre les murs) [GEORGES FRANJU] (Jérôme Goulven – Sirius) (F)
  52. DESTINY OF A MAN (Sudba cheloveka)  [SERGEI BONDARCHUK] (R)
  53. I’M ALL RIGHT JACK  [JOHN BOULTING] (Roy Boulting – Charter/British Lion) (UK)
  54. LAST TRAIN FROM GUN HILL  [JOHN STURGES] (Hal B. Wallis – Bryna/Paramount)
  55. THE GAZEBO  [GEORGE MARSHALL] (Lawrence Weingarten – MGM)
  56. TIGER BAY  [J. LEE THOMPSON] (John Hawkesworth/Leslie Parkyn/Julian Wintle – Independent/Continental) (UK)
  57. PICKPOCKET  [ROBERT BRESSON] (Agnès Delahaie) (F)
  58. A SUMMER PLACE  [DELMER DAVES] (Daves – Warner)
  59. THE SIGN OF THE LION (Le signe du lion) [ERIC ROHMER] (Claude Charbol – Ajym) (F) (IMDB 1962)
  60. THE WRECK OF THE MARY DEARE [MICHAEL ANDERSON] (Julien Blaustein – MGM)
  61. IT HAPPENED TO JANE  [RICHARD QUINE] (Quine – Arwin/Columbia)
  62. SHADOWS  [JOHN CASSAVETES] (Seymour Cassel/Maurice McEndree – Lion)
  63. PILLOW TALK  [MICHAEL GORDON] (Ross Hunter/Martin Melcher – Arwin/Universal)
  64. MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT  [DELBERT MANN] (George Justin – Columbia)
  65. COMPULSION  [RICHARD FLEISCHER] (Richard D. Zanuck – Zanuck/Fox)
  66. THE CRIMSON KIMONO  [SAMUEL FULLER] (Fuller – Columbia)
  67. SAPPHIRE  [BASIL DEARDEN] (Michael Relph – Rank) (UK)
  68. TWO MEN IN MANHATTAN (Deux hommes dans Manhattan) [JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE] (F)
  69. THE WORLD, THE FLESH AND THE DEVIL  [RANALD MACDOUGALL] (George Englund – HarBel/MGM)
  70. THE MATING GAME  [GEORGE MARSHALL] (Philip Barry Jr. – MGM)
  71. THE LAW (La Legge) [JULES DASSIN] (Jacques Bar/Maleno Malenotti – Cite/Titanus) (I/F)
  72. OUR MAN IN HAVANA  [CAROL REED] (Reed – Columbia) (UK)
  73. ON THE BEACH  [STAKLEY KRAMER] (Kramer – United Artists)
  74. OPERATION PETTICOAT  [BLAKE EDWARDS] (Robert Arthur – Universal)
  75. THE BEST OF EVERYTHING  [JEAN NEGULESCO] (Jerry Wald – Fox)
  76. THE F.B.I. STORY  [MERVYN LEROY] (LeRoy – Warner)
  77. WESTBOUND [BUDD BOETTICHER] (Henry Blanke – Warner)
  78. NO NAME ON THE BULLET  [JACK ARNOLD] (Arnold/Harold Christie – Universal)
  79. HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL  [WILLIAM CASTLE] (Castle – Allied Artists)
  80. CITY OF FEAR [IRVING LERNER] (Leon Chooluck – Columbia)
  81. GIRLS, GUNS, AND GANGSTERS [EDWARD L. CAHN] (Robert E. Kent – Edward Small/United Artists)
  82. -30- [JACK WEBB] (Webb – Mark VII Ltd./Warner)
  83. A HOLE IN THE HEAD [FRANK CAPRA] (Capra – United Artists)
  84. THE SHAGGY DOG  [CHARLES BARTON] (Bill Walsh – Disney)
  85. THE RABBIT TRAP [PHILIP LEACOCK] (Harry Kleiner – United Artists)
  86. GREEN MANSIONS  [MEL FERRER] (Edmund Grainger – MGM)
  87. THE LAST ANGRY MAN  [DANIEL MANN] (Fred Kohlmar – Columbia)
  88. HANNIBAL (Annibale) [CARLO LUDOVICO BRAGAGLIA, EDGAR G. ULMER] (I)

Other (Unranked): SLEEPING BEAUTY [CLYDE GERONIMI] (Disney) (a); ARAYA [MARGOT BENACERRAF] (V) (d); COME BACK AFRICA [LIONEL ROGOSIN] (d); WHAT MAKES SAMMY RUN? (“NBC Sunday Showcase”) [DELBERT MANN] (TV) ; THE DOCTOR’S HORRIBLE EXPERIMENT (Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier) [JEAN RENOIR] (F) (TV);(i) THE LAMP, and (ii) WHEN ANGELS FALL [ROMAN POLANSKI] (P) (s);  CHARLOTTE ET VÉRONIQUE, OU TOUS LES GARÇONS S’APPELLENT PATRICK [JEAN-LUC GODARD] (F) (s);  UNCLE (Strejda) [JAROMIL JIRES] (CZ) (s)ARS [JACQUES DEMY] (F) (s); WILD ABOUT HURRY / BATON BUNNY / HOT-ROD AND REEL! [CHUCK JONES] (a/s);  APES OF WRATH / WILD AND WOOLEY HARE / TWEET AND LOVELY / TRICK OR TWEET [FRIZ FRELENG] (a/s)


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