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Letterboxd's Top 250 International Films

Criteria:
2.500+ ratings
Non-English-Language Live Action Films

The list excludes mini-series, documentary, animated and short films.

Countries:
(52) Japan
(38) France
(23) Italy
(13) Germany* • Sweden
(11) USSR^
(9) Brazil • China"
(8) India • Korea
(7) Iran • Mexico
(6) Spain
(5) Taiwan
(4) Argentina • Denmark • Greece • Hungary
(3) Czechoslovakia° • Philippines • Turkey
(2) Belgium • Canada • Norway • Poland • Serbia
(1) Algeria • Colombia • Cuba • Indonesia • Lebanon • Romania

Decades:
2020's (4)
2010's (26)
2000's (24)
1990's (31)
1980's (23)
1970's (37)
1960's (57)
1950's (35)
1940's (5)
1930's (3)
1920's (5)
Most popular years: 1957 • 1974 (8)

^ (9) Russia (1) Armenia (1) Belarus
" (5) Hong Kong (4) China
° (2) Czechia (1) Skovakia
* (7) West Germany (4) Weimar Republic (2) Germany

Updatе every 1st of the month.

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Top 100 Turkish Films

  • Parasite

    1

  • Come and See

    2

  • Harakiri

    3

  • A Dog's Will

    4

  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

    5

  • Seven Samurai

    6

  • High and Low

    7

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    8

  • Yi Yi

    9

  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

    10

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    11

  • Central Station

    12

  • Ikiru

    13

  • City of God

    14

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    15

  • Stalker

    16

  • La Haine

    17

  • Ran

    18

  • Persona

    19

  • The Handmaiden

    20

  • In the Mood for Love

    21

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    22

  • Woman in the Dunes

    23

  • Andrei Rublev

    24

  • Tokyo Story

    25

  • Satantango

    26

  • Cinema Paradiso

    27

  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

    28

  • Autumn Sonata

    29

  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    30

  • The World of Apu

    31

  • Fanny and Alexander

    32

  • Eternity and a Day

    33

  • Le Trou

    34

  • Oldboy

    35

  • The Cranes Are Flying

    36

  • Scenes from a Marriage

    37

  • War and Peace

    38

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    39

  • Memories of Murder

    40

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    41

  • The Given Word

    42

  • The Fifth Seal

    43

  • I Am Cuba

    44

  • The Ascent

    45

  • Mirror

    46

  • Love Exposure

    47

  • Macario

    48

  • Ordet

    49

  • Pather Panchali

    50

  • Nights of Cabiria

    51

  • Incendies

    52

  • The Seventh Seal

    53

  • The Battle of Algiers

    54

  • Werckmeister Harmonies

    55

  • Chungking Express

    56

  • 8½

    57

  • Late Spring

    58

  • The 400 Blows

    59

  • Edvard Munch

    60

  • M

    61

  • Bicycle Thieves

    62

  • Landscape in the Mist

    63

  • The Best of Youth

    64

  • A Man Escaped

    65

  • The Second Mother

    66

  • A Special Day

    67

  • A Separation

    68

  • Underground

    69

  • Wild Strawberries

    70

  • Where Is My Friend's House?

    71

  • Army of Shadows

    72

  • Three Colors: Red

    73

  • Yojimbo

    74

  • The Sacrifice

    75

  • Wings of Desire

    76

  • Napoleon

    77

  • Life Is Beautiful

    78

  • The Wages of Fear

    79

  • La Dolce Vita

    80

  • An Elephant Sitting Still

    81

  • Tampopo

    82

  • Mommy

    83

  • Red Beard

    84

  • The Young Girls of Rochefort

    85

  • Funeral Parade of Roses

    86

  • Children of Paradise

    87

  • Rocco and His Brothers

    88

  • They Don't Wear Black Tie

    89

  • Still Walking

    90

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    91

  • The Young and the Damned

    92

  • The Weeping Meadow

    93

  • We All Loved Each Other So Much

    94

  • Nobody Knows

    95

  • La Notte

    96

  • Z

    97

  • Raise the Red Lantern

    98

  • Nostalgia

    99

  • Farewell My Concubine

    100