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  • A Trip to the Moon A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation The Birth of a Nation
  • Les Vampires Les Vampires
  • Intolerance Intolerance

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1167. An easy way of seeing how…

  • The Godfather The Godfather
  • Seven Samurai Seven Samurai
  • The Godfather: Part II The Godfather: Part II
  • Harakiri Harakiri
  • 12 Angry Men 12 Angry Men

The (semi) Official Letterboxd Top 250

most recent update - Friday, November 22, 2014

The letterboxd crew has unveiled a new feature that allows users to…

  • Only God Forgives Only God Forgives
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Spring Breakers Spring Breakers
  • Eraserhead Eraserhead
  • A Field in England A Field in England

They aren't films; they're experiences

Driver

Driver 197 films 837 176

Recently, I've become aware that certain films are able to transcend the medium by being completely self-assured in their atmospheres…

  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • The Rules of the Game The Rules of the Game

"They Shoot Pictures Don't They?" 1000 Greatest films 2014 Edition

Matt Conti

Matt Conti 1,000 films 579 34

Yet another year with yet another update.

2012 version can be found here.

2013 version can be found here.

For…

  • A Page of Madness A Page of Madness
  • Un Chien Andalou Un Chien Andalou
  • L'âge d'or L'âge d'or
  • Meshes of the Afternoon Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Spellbound Spellbound

[Genre] Mindfuck, surreal, strange and weird films

A big collection of films that might be considered as strange, mindfucking, surreal and weird. Sorted by year. Suggestions are…

  • Under the Skin Under the Skin
  • Gummo Gummo
  • Tropical Malady Tropical Malady
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Inland Empire Inland Empire

250+ Strange Films: The Mad, Mad Glory of Cinema

Eli Hayes

Eli Hayes 266 films 410 77

Many favorites, as well as a small handful of films that I don't care for... in no particular order (1960-2014).

  • Harakiri Harakiri
  • Marketa Lazarová Marketa Lazarová
  • Persona Persona
  • Stalker Stalker
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

150 Films for Cinephiles

Everyone has to start somewhere and although there might be quite a few great lists that introduce people to foreign…

  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Rules of the Game The Rules of the Game
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story

"They Shoot Pictures Don't They?" 1000 Greatest Films 2013 Edition

Matt Conti

Matt Conti 1,000 films 354 41

Another year, another update. 2012 List can be found here.

The following is a really extensive and great list of…

  • Rear Window Rear Window
  • Psycho Psycho
  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • North by Northwest North by Northwest
  • Rebecca Rebecca

100 Great Directors; 500 Great Films

Adam Cook

Adam Cook 500 films 311 64

Using They Shoot Pictures list of top directors and combining it with IMDb's rankings I have come up with this…

  • The Brood The Brood
  • Scanners Scanners
  • Winter Light Winter Light
  • The Changeling The Changeling
  • Becket Becket

YouTube Collection

No idea if there is a list for this yet, but I think I will keep this as kind of…

  • Vertigo Vertigo
  • Citizen Kane Citizen Kane
  • Tokyo Story Tokyo Story
  • The Rules of the Game The Rules of the Game
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sight & Sound Top 250

G.Y. Haney

G.Y. Haney 250 films 287 2

An ordered list of Sight and Sound's Top 250 Greatest Films of All Time

  • The Red Shoes The Red Shoes
  • Synecdoche, New York Synecdoche, New York
  • Time of the Gypsies Time of the Gypsies
  • Speed Racer Speed Racer
  • La Jetée La Jetée

Films that Fully Utilise the Medium of Cinema

Adam Cook

Adam Cook 174 films 215 252

Apologies for the rather clumsy and drab title, I was going to call it Pure Cinema but that isn't quite…