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Personal Canon (Top 250)

Only rule is that a film has to be over ten years old to make this list. Otherwise, it's a free for all.

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There are 26 historical films in this list.

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    2

  • Ran

    10

  • The Battle of Algiers

    17

  • Andrei Rublev

    26

  • Night and Fog

    33

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    55

  • Grand Illusion

    64

  • Shoah

    76

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    77

  • Marketa Lazarová

    78

  • Battleship Potemkin

    92

  • Ivan the Terrible, Part I

    107

  • The Gospel According to Matthew

    109

  • Throne of Blood

    121

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    124

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    125

  • Come and See

    156

  • Mirror

    167

  • The Color of Pomegranates

    181

  • The Scarlet Empress

    182

  • War and Peace

    185

  • The Blue Kite

    209

  • Schindler's List

    211

  • Chimes at Midnight

    221

  • The Thin Red Line

    223

  • The Sorrow and the Pity

    242