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Top 100


Alveraz 87 films Edit

My evolving list of all time favorites.

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • M
  • Fury
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums

Favorite films


T.E.P. 57 films 17 6 Edit

Tried to keep the number of films per director down, though there were some I couldn't bring myself to exclude…

  • The Lobster
  • Making a Murderer
  • Citizenfour
  • Let the Fire Burn
  • Samsara

The Best Films of EVERY Year

People seem to be posting hundreds of "Best of X Year" lists, I'll knock them all out with one big…

  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Paris, Texas
  • Dazed and Confused
  • The Thing
  • Halloween
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Bone Tomahawk
  • Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
  • Goodnight Mommy
  • The Innkeepers
  • Seven Samurai
  • The 400 Blows
  • The Seventh Seal
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Weekend
  • The Silence
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Winter Light
  • M

A Criterion a day...

The purpose of this list is to record the progress of the project, which I've optimistically titled "A Criterion a…

  • Apocalypse Now
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Casablanca
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Blade Runner

Ongoing List of Resource Archives for Teaching Films

Michael Benton

Michael Benton 315 films 1 Edit

If you are interested in accessing a resource archive for a particular film, feel free to leave a comment.


  • Seven Samurai
  • Fargo
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The 400 Blows
  • Taxi Driver

Top 500 Directors


toro913 500 films 68 16 Edit

Based on a mathematical model centuries in the making.

Each director is represented by my favorite one of their movies.…

  • Creed
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • The Keeping Room
  • Adventures in Dinosaur City
  • 45 Years

366 Movies In 366 Days Challenge 2016

Alex Workman

Alex Workman 203 films Edit

Inspired by Doug Benson’s podcast, Doug Loves Movies, I will attemp the 366 movies in 366 days challenge. Only movies…

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Persona
  • Tokyo Story
  • Mirror
  • L'Avventura
  • The Freshman
  • 8½
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Amarcord
  • The Battle of Algiers