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The Top 10%

My favourite 10% of all films I've logged on Letterboxd. These are very loosely ranked.

To be updated for every 10 movies I watch.

To compare with the worst films I've seen, click here.

Per Decade:
1910s: 1
1920s: 12
1930s: 8
1940s: 14
1950s: 25
1960s: 37
1970s: 39
1980s: 34
1990s: 34
2000s: 36
2010s: 43

Recurring Directors:
8 films - Martin Scorsese, Akira Kurosawa, Ingmar Bergman
7 films - Yasujiro Ozu, Stanley Kubrick
6 films - Wong Kar-wai, Andrei Tarkovsky
5 films - Paul Thomas Anderson, Sergio Leone, Kenji Mizoguchi, Satyajit Ray
4 films - Alfred Hitchcock, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Christopher Nolan, Edward Yang, Orson Welles, David Fincher, David Cronenberg
3 films - Francis Ford Coppola, George…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    1

  • Stalker

    2

  • Chungking Express

    3

  • Blade Runner

    4

  • Satantango

    5

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    6

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    7

  • Persona

    8

  • Apocalypse Now

    9

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    10

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    11

  • 12 Angry Men

    12

  • Possession

    13

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    14

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    15

  • Mirror

    16

  • Late Spring

    17

  • Werckmeister Harmonies

    18

  • Seven Samurai

    19

  • Shoah

    20

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    21

  • City of God

    22

  • Princess Mononoke

    23

  • Trainspotting

    24

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    25

  • Night of the Living Dead

    26

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    27

  • The Godfather: Part II

    28

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    29

  • A Clockwork Orange

    30

  • There Will Be Blood

    31

  • Moonlight

    32

  • Fish Tank

    33

  • Don't Look Now

    34

  • Memento

    35

  • The Tree of Life

    36

  • Yi Yi

    37

  • Tokyo Story

    38

  • Citizen Kane

    39

  • Ugetsu

    40

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    41

  • Pather Panchali

    42

  • Alien

    43

  • The Godfather

    44

  • The Wicker Man

    45

  • Die Hard

    46

  • Vertigo

    47

  • Ikiru

    48

  • Ran

    49

  • Andrei Rublev

    50

  • A Touch of Zen

    51

  • La Dolce Vita

    52

  • Greed

    53

  • Touch of Evil

    54

  • Terrorizers

    55

  • The Dark Knight

    56

  • Carol

    57

  • O.J.: Made in America

    58

  • The Handmaiden

    59

  • Parasite

    60

  • Hoop Dreams

    61

  • Blade Runner 2049

    62

  • Beau Travail

    63

  • Demons

    64

  • The Lives of Others

    65

  • Shaun of the Dead

    66

  • The Sacrifice

    67

  • Come and See

    68

  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

    69

  • Ghost in the Shell

    70

  • High and Low

    71

  • Fanny and Alexander

    72

  • Wild Strawberries

    73

  • Pulp Fiction

    74

  • Uncut Gems

    75

  • Funeral Parade of Roses

    76

  • Paths of Glory

    77

  • 3-Iron

    78

  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

    79

  • Cries and Whispers

    80

  • 8½

    81

  • Barry Lyndon

    82

  • La Haine

    83

  • Children of Men

    84

  • Rosemary's Baby

    85

  • Fireworks

    86

  • Chinatown

    87

  • The Shining

    88

  • Shame

    89

  • The Battle of Algiers

    90

  • Hard to Be a God

    91

  • Red Beard

    92

  • Memories of Murder

    93

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    94

  • Taxi Driver

    95

  • Sunset Boulevard

    96

  • Punch-Drunk Love

    97

  • Dark City

    98

  • Ivan's Childhood

    99

  • Inherent Vice

    100