First-Time Viewings of 2018 Ranked

In my continuing efforts to experience all the greatness that cinema has to offer, this is my ranking of all the films that I saw for the first time in 2018. Will update throughout the year.

  • Through a Glass Darkly

    1

  • City Lights

    2

  • Persona

    3

  • Mulholland Drive

    4

  • On the Waterfront

    5

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    6

  • Phantom Thread

    7

  • Singin' in the Rain

    8

  • Jaws

    9

  • Roma

    10

  • The King of Comedy

    11

  • Faust

    12

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    13

  • Widows

    14

  • Se7en

    15

  • 8½

    16

  • Rashomon

    17

  • The Shining

    18

  • Marty

    19

  • Faces Places

    20

  • City of Ghosts

    21

  • Rear Window

    22

  • Cries and Whispers

    23

  • North by Northwest

    24

  • Annihilation

    25

  • Heat

    26

  • Brief Encounter

    27

  • Ex Machina

    28

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    29

  • Le Samouraï

    30

  • Wild Strawberries

    31

  • Winter Light

    32

  • Up in the Air

    33

  • Smiles of a Summer Night

    34

  • Bicycle Thieves

    35

  • Synecdoche, New York

    36

  • Sanjuro

    37

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    38

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    39

  • Shutter Island

    40

  • The Thin Red Line

    41

  • The Florida Project

    42

  • Private Life

    43

  • Her

    44

  • The Big City

    45

  • First Reformed

    46

  • mother!

    47

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    48

  • I, Tonya

    49

  • Molly's Game

    50

  • Scarface

    51

  • BlacKkKlansman

    52

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    53

  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    54

  • Good Will Hunting

    55

  • The Favourite

    56

  • First Man

    57

  • Modern Times

    58

  • Yojimbo

    59

  • La Dolce Vita

    60

  • A Star Is Born

    61

  • Damsel

    62

  • A Quiet Place

    63

  • The Great Dictator

    64

  • Black Panther

    65

  • The Shape of Water

    66

  • Children of Men

    67

  • Seven Samurai

    68

  • Michael Clayton

    69

  • Anatomy of a Murder

    70

  • Sunset Boulevard

    71

  • Breathless

    72

  • The 400 Blows

    73

  • Serpico

    74

  • Vice

    75

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    76

  • Tully

    77

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    78

  • Chef

    79

  • The Maltese Falcon

    80

  • The Help

    81

  • The Prestige

    82

  • Platoon

    83

  • Casino

    84

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    85

  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before

    86

  • They'll Love Me When I'm Dead

    87

  • 22 July

    88

  • Ocean's Eight

    89

  • Wonder

    90

  • Darkest Hour

    91

  • An Angel at My Table

    92

  • Isle of Dogs

    93

  • First They Killed My Father

    94

  • Logan Lucky

    95

  • Five Easy Pieces

    96

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    97

  • Heroin(e)

    98

  • The Philadelphia Story

    99

  • Chappaquiddick

    100