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October 30, 2009

All Time Top 100

Filed under: Canon 100,Canon Fodder - Best of the Best — misterjiggy @ 5:05 pm

TOP 100 – ALL TIME

Submitted late 2010 in response to a RTCD Refugees Canon Top 100 poll.  Number to the far right of titles in blue reflects the ultimate consensus placement in the poll results (scroll down for actual poll results). Titles in purple did not make consensus list.  Disclaimer – my submission was subject to certain self imposed quotas on director, genre, country, etc.

 

  1. WILD STRAWBERRIES (Smultronstället) [INGMAR BERGMAN] (1957)
  2. REAR WINDOW [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (1954) (# 4)
  3. (Otto e mezzo) [FEDERICO FELLINI] (1963) (# 12)
  4. THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES [WILLIAM WYLER] (1946)
  5. TROUBLE IN PARADISE [ERNST LUBITSCH] (1932) (# 61)
  6. IKIRU [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (1952)
  7. ROSEMARY’S BABY [ROMAN POLANSKI] (1968) (# 65)
  8. GRAND ILLUSION (La Grande illusion)  [JEAN RENOIR] (1937) (# 43)
  9. THE LAST PICTURE SHOW [PETER BOGDANOVICH] (1971) (# 73)
  10. EAST OF EDEN [ELIA KAZAN] (1955)
  11. LOVE ME TONIGHT [ROUBEN MAMOULIAN] (1932)
  12. CITIZEN KANE [ORSON WELLES] (1941) (# 1)
  13. BARRY LYNDON [STANLEY KUBRICK] (1975) (# 45)
  14. SHADOW OF A DOUBT [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (1943)
  15. MANHATTAN [WOODY ALLEN] (1979) (# 75)
  16. THE NAKED SPUR [ANTHONY MANN] (1953)
  17. GONE WITH THE WIND [VICTOR FLEMING] (1939)
  18. MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS [VINCENT MINNELLI] (1944)
  19. UGETSU MONOGATARI [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (1953) (# 28)
  20. PERSONA [INGMAR BERGMAN] (1966) (# 10)
  21. THE RULES OF THE GAME (La Règale du jeu) [JEAN RENOIR] (1939) (# 8 )
  22. TOKYO STORY (Tokyo monogatari) [YASUJIRO OZU] (1953) (# 48)
  23. THE SEARCHERS [JOHN FORD] (1956) (# 26)
  24. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE [FRANK CAPRA] (1946) (# 9)
  25. BIGGER THAN LIFE [NICHOLAS RAY] (1956)
  26. ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS [DOUGLAS SIRK] (1955)
  27. NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (Le Notti di Cabiria) [FEDERICO FELLINI] (1957) (# 23)
  28. ANATOMY OF A MURDER [OTTO PREMINGER] (1959)
  29. CHARULATA (The Lonely Wife)  [SATYAJIT RAY] (1964)
  30. CLAIRE’S KNEE (Le Genou de Claire)  [ERIC ROHMER] (1970)
  31. CHINATOWN [ROMAN POLANSKI] (1974) (# 16)
  32. THE SEVENTH SEAL (Det Sjunde Inseglet) [INGMAR BERGMAN] (1957) (# 98)
  33. MY DARLING CLEMENTINE [JOHN FORD] (1946)
  34. THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER [CHARLES LAUGHTON] (1955) (# 49)
  35. RUSHMORE [WES ANDERSON] (1998) (# 29)
  36. NASHVILLE [ROBERT ALTMAN] (1975) (# 85)
  37. JAWS [STEVEN SPIELBERG] (1975) (# 34)
  38. CHILDREN OF PARADISE (Les Enfants des paradis) [MARCEL CARNÉ] (1945) (# 67)
  39. JULES AND JIM [FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT] (1962)
  40. THE GRADUATE [MIKE NICHOLS] (1967)
  41. HUD [MARTIN RITT] (1962)
  42. DO THE RIGHT THING [SPIKE LEE]  (1989) (# 13)
  43. BLUE VELVET [DAVID LYNCH]  (1986) (# 19)
  44. SUNSET BOULEVARD [BILLY WILDER] (1950) (# 17)
  45. VERTIGO [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (1958) (# 2)
  46. NIGHT AND THE CITY [JULES DASSIN] (1950)
  47. RASHÔMON [AKIRA KUROSAWA] (1950) (# 78)
  48. TAXI DRIVER [MARTIN SCORSESE] (1976) (# 5)
  49. THE GODFATHER [FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA] (1972) (# 21)
  50. ON THE WATERFRONT [ELIA KAZAN] (1954)
  51. ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL [RAINER WERNER FASSBINDER] (1974)
  52. THE EARRINGS OF MADAME DE… (Madame de…) [MAX OPHÜLS] (1953)
  53. CELINE AND JULIE GO BOATING [JACQUES RIVETTE] (1974)
  54. WOMAN IN THE DUNES (Suna no onna)  [HIROSHI TESHIGAHARA] (1964) (# 42)
  55. SE7EN [DAVID FINCHER] (1999)
  56. MULHOLLAND DRIVE [DAVID LYNCH] (2001) (# 7)
  57. INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS [DON SIEGEL] (1956)
  58. AMERICAN GRAFFITI [GEORGE LUCAS] (1973)
  59. THERE WILL BE BLOOD [P.T. ANDERSON] (2008) (# 56)
  60. MOTHER (Okaasan) [MIKIO NARUSE] (1952)
  61. A CANTERBURY TALE [MICHAEL POWELL & EMERIC PRESSBURGER] (1944)
  62. CASABLANCA [MICHAEL CURTIZ] (1942) (# 27)
  63. DODSWORTH [WILLIAM WYLER] (1936)
  64. THE FOUR HUNDRED BLOWS [FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT] (1959) (# 51)
  65. M [FRITZ LANG] (1931) (# 6)
  66. STRANGERS ON A TRAIN [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (1951)
  67. SUNRISE [F.W. MURNAU] (1927) (# 36)
  68. BOOGIE NIGHTS [PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON] (1997)
  69. THE LADY EVE [PRESTON STURGES] (1941)
  70. THE CONFORMIST (Il Conformista) [BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI] (1970)
  71. PATHS OF GLORY [STANLEY KUBRICK] (1957) (# 96)
  72. BADLANDS [TERRENCE MALICK] (1973) (# 54)
  73. THE CRANES ARE FLYING [MIKHAIL KALATOZOV] (1957)
  74. SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT [INGMAR BERGMAN] (1955)
  75. IN COLD BLOOD [RICHARD BROOKS] (1967)
  76. DOUBLE INDEMNITY [BILLY WILDER] (1944) (# 64)
  77. MILLER’S CROSSING [JOEL COEN] (1990)
  78. THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI [DAVID LEAN] (1957)
  79. THE CONVERSATION [FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA] (1974) (# 58)
  80. SANSHO THE BAILIFF (Sanshô dayû) [KENJI MIZOGUCHI] (1954) (# 33)
  81. SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN [GENE KELLY & STANLEY DONEN] (1952) (# 35)
  82. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE [JOHN FRANKENHEIMER] (1962)
  83. GOODFELLAS [MARTIN SCORSESE] (1990) (# 50)
  84. STREET ANGEL [FRANK BORZAGE] (1928)
  85. THE WILD BUNCH [SAM PECKINPAH] (1969)
  86. DOGVILLE [LARS VON TRIER] (2003)
  87. OUT OF THE PAST [JACQUES TOURNEUR] (1947)
  88. ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND [MICHEL GONDRY] (2004)
  89. THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP [POWELL & PRESSBURGER] (1943)
  90. FLOATING CLOUDS (Ukigumo) [MIKIO NARUSE] (1955)
  91. L’AVVENTURA [MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI] (1960)
  92. SHERLOCK JR. [BUSTER KEATON] (1924) (# 39)
  93. CACHÉ (Hidden) [MICHAEL HANEKE] (2005)
  94. PSYCHO [ALFRED HITCHCOCK] (1960) (# 20)
  95. THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL (El Ángel exterminador)  [LUIS BUÑUEL] (1962)
  96. HAPPINESS [TODD SOLONDZ] (1990)
  97. LOVES OF A BLONDE (Lásky jedné plavovlásky) [MILOS FORMAN] (1965)
  98. DAISY KENYON [OTTO PREMINGER] (1947) (# 97)
  99. MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW [LEO MCCAREY] (1937) (# 18)
  100. THE BIG SLEEP [HOWARD HAWKS] (1946) (# 59)

    

    The following is the RTCD Refugees Forum actual consensus poll results.

 

100. SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS (ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK, 1957 )
99.  EYES WIDE SHUT (STANLEY KUBRICK, 1999)
98.  SJUNDE INSEGLET, DET / THE SEVENTH SEAL (INGMAR BERGMAN, 1957)
97.  DAISY KENYON (OTTO PREMINGER, 1947)
96.  PATHS OF GLORY (STANLEY KUBRICK, 1957)
95.  TOUCH OF EVIL (ORSON WELLES, 1958)
94.  IDI I SMOTRI / COME AND SEE (ELEM KLIMOV, 1985)
93.  RED SHOES,THE (MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER, 1948)
92.  LIFE OF BRIAN, THE (TERRY JONES, 1979)
91.  RAGING BULL (MARTIN SCORSESE, 1980)
90.  STROSZEK (WERNER HERZOG, 1977)
89.  ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA (SERGIO LEONE, 1984)
88.  DAYS OF HEAVEN (TERRENCE MALICK, 1978)
87.  LADRI DI BICICLETTE / THE BICYCLE THIEF / BICYCLE THIEVES (VITTORIO DE SICA, 1948)
86.  HOMME QUI PLANTAIT DES ARBRES, L| / THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES (FRÉDÉRIC BACK, 1987)
85.  NASHVILLE (ROBERT ALTMAN, 1975)
84.  SEN TO CHIHIRO NO KAMIKAKUSHI / SPIRITED AWAY (HAYAO MIYAZAKI, 2001)
83.  STRAIGHT STORY, THE (DAVID LYNCH, 1999)
82.  RAN (AKIRA KUROSAWA, 1985)
81.  SCARLET EMPRESS, THE (JOSEF VON STERNBERG, 1934)
80.  BONNIE AND CLYDE (ARTHUR PENN, 1967)
79.  TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (HOWARD HAWKS, 1944)
78.  RASHÔMON / RASHOMON (AKIRA KUROSAWA, 1950)
77.  SHOP AROUND THE CORNER, THE (ERNST LUBITSCH, 1940)
76.  ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (HOWARD HAWKS,1939)
75.  MANHATTAN (WOODY ALLEN, 1979)
74.  WERCKMEISTER HARMÓNIÁK / WERCKMEISTER HARMONIES (BÉLA TARR, 2000)
73.  LAST PICTURE SHOW, THE (PETER BOGDANOVICH, 1971)
72.  STAR WARS (GEORGE LUCAS, 1977)
71.  HABLA CON ELLA / TALK TO HER (PEDRO ALMODÓVAR, 2002)
70.  IN A LONELY PLACE (NICHOLAS RAY, 1950)
69.  STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (ALFRED HITCHCOCK, 1951)
68.  KUMONOSU JÔ / THRONE OF BLOOD (AKIRA KUROSAWA, 1957)
67.  ENFANTS DU PARADIS, LES / CHILDREN OF PARADISE (MARCEL CARNÉ, 1945)
66.  FANNY OCH ALEXANDER / FANNY AND ALEXANDER (INGMAR BERGMAN, 1982)
65.  ROSEMARY|S BABY (ROMAN POLANSKI, 1968)
64.  DOUBLE INDEMNITY (BILLY WILDER, 1944)
63.  GENERAL, THE (BUSTER KEATON, 1927)
62.  FA YEUNG NIN WA / IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (WONG KAR-WAI, 2000)
61.  TROUBLE IN PARADISE (ERNST LUBITSCH, 1932)
60.  MOUCHETTE (ROBERT BRESSON,1967)
59.  BIG SLEEP, THE (HOWARD HAWKS, 1946)
58.  CONVERSATION, THE (FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, 1974)
57.  UMBERTO D. (VITTORIO DE SICA, 1952)
56.  THERE WILL BE BLOOD (PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON, 2007)
55.  NORTH BY NORTHWEST (ALFRED HITCHCOCK, 1959)
54.  BADLANDS (TERRENCE MALICK, 1973)
53.  RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (STEVEN SPIELBERG, 1981)
52.  PASSION DE JEANNE D|ARC, LA / THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC (CARL THEODOR DREYER, 1928)
51.  QUATRE CENT COUPS, LES / THE 400 BLOWS (FRANÇOIS TRUFFAUT, 1959)
50.  GOODFELLAS (MARTIN SCORSESE, 1990)
49.  NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (CHARLES LAUGHTON, 1955)
48.  TOKYO MONOGATARI / TOKYO STORY (YASUJIRO OZU, 1953)
47.  CLOCKWORK ORANGE, A (STANLEY KUBRICK, 1971)
46.  ATALANTE, L| (JEAN VIGO, 1934)
45.  BARRY LYNDON (STANLEY KUBRICK, 1975)
44.  MCCABE & MRS. MILLER (ROBERT ALTMAN, 1971)
43.  GRANDE ILLUSION, LA / GRAND ILLUSION (JEAN RENOIR, 1937)
42.  SUNA NO ONNA / WOMAN IN THE DUNES (HIROSHI TESHIGAHARA, 1964)
41.  CONDAMNÉ À MORT S|EST ÉCHAPPÉ, UN / LE VENT SOUFFLE OÙ IL VEUT / A MAN ESCAPED (ROBERT BRESSON,1956)
40.  CITY LIGHTS (CHARLES CHAPLIN, 1931)
39.  SHERLOCK, JR. (BUSTER KEATON, 1924)
38.  APOCALYPSE NOW (FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, 1979)
37.  PLAY TIME / PLAYTIME (JACQUES TATI, 1967)
36.  SUNRISE: A SONG OF TWO HUMANS / SUNRISE (F. W. MURNAU, 1927)
35.  SINGIN| IN THE RAIN (STANLEY DONEN, GENE KELLY, 1952)
34.  JAWS (STEVEN SPIELBERG, 1975)
33.  SANSHÔ DAYÛ / SANSHO THE BAILIFF (KENJI MIZOGUCHI, 1954)
32.  SCHINDLER|S LIST (STEVEN SPIELBERG, 1993)
31.  PULP FICTION (QUENTIN TARANTINO, 1994)
30.  AGUIRRE, DER ZORN GOTTES / AGUIRRE: THE WRATH OF GOD (WERNER HERZOG, 1973)
29.  RUSHMORE (WES ANDERSON, 1998)
28.  UGETSU MONOGATARI / UGETSU (KENJI MIZOGUCHI, 1953)
27.  CASABLANCA (MICHAEL CURTIZ, 1942)
26.  SEARCHERS,THE (JOHN FORD, 1956)
25.  DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB (STANLEY KUBRICK, 1964)
24.  GODFATHER: PART II, THE (FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, 1974)
23.  NIGHTS OF CABIRIA (FEDERICO FELLINI,1957)
22.  THIRD MAN, THE (CAROL REED, 1949)
21.  GODFATHER, THE (FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, 1972)
20.  PSYCHO (ALFRED HITCHCOCK, 1960)
19.  BLUE VELVET (DAVID LYNCH, 1986)
18.  MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW (LEO MCCAREY, 1937)
17.  SUNSET BLVD. (BILLY WILDER, 1950)
16.  CHINATOWN (ROMAN POLANSKI, 1974)
15.  AU HASARD BALTHAZAR (ROBERT BRESSON, 1966)
14.  SHICHININ NO SAMURAI / SEVEN SAMURAI (AKIRA KUROSAWA, 1954)
13.  DO THE RIGHT THING (SPIKE LEE, 1989)
12.  8 1/2 (FEDERICO FELLINI, 1963)
11.  NOTORIOUS (ALFRED HITCHCOCK, 1946)
10.  PERSONA (INGMAR BERGMAN, 1966)
9.  IT|S A WONDERFUL LIFE (FRANK CAPRA, 1946)
8.  RULES OF THE GAME, THE (JEAN RENOIR, 1939)
7.  MULHOLLAND DR. (DAVID LYNCH, 2001)
6.  M (FRITZ LANG, 1931)
5.  TAXI DRIVER (MARTIN SCORSESE, 1976)
4.  REAR WINDOW (ALFRED HITCHCOCK, 1954)
3.  2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (STANLEY KUBRICK, 1968)
2.  VERTIGO (ALFRED HITCHCOCK, 1958)
1.  CITIZEN KANE (ORSON WELLES, 1941)

 



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