Favorite Movies List (Top 225 Films)

This is my current and ever changing and growing list of favorite movies of all time. It’s updated pretty regularly, and shows how tastes and opinions change. Regardless, if anyone wants my highest recommendations, they’ll be on this list. Enjoy!

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  • Eraserhead

    1

  • Dreams

    2

  • Mirror

    3

  • Boyhood

    4

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    5

  • Dog Star Man

    6

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    7

  • La Dolce Vita

    8

  • Andrei Rublev

    9

  • Tokyo Story

    10

  • 23rd Psalm Branch

    11

  • The Godfather

    12

  • Mulholland Drive

    13

  • Vertigo

    14

  • A Serious Man

    15

  • Moonlight

    16

  • Before Sunset

    17

  • Lost in Translation

    18

  • Je, Tu, Il, Elle

    19

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    20

  • American Beauty

    21

  • The Godfather: Part II

    22

  • My Dinner with Andre

    23

  • Happiness

    24

  • L'Avventura

    25

  • Taste of Cherry

    26

  • 8½

    27

  • The Rules of the Game

    28

  • Citizen Kane

    29

  • Rear Window

    30

  • Blue Velvet

    31

  • Barry Lyndon

    32

  • La Notte

    33

  • Waking Life

    34

  • Stalker

    35

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    36

  • House

    37

  • Before Midnight

    38

  • Perfect Blue

    39

  • A Scanner Darkly

    40

  • Somewhere

    41

  • The 400 Blows

    42

  • Enemy

    43

  • Begotten

    44

  • A Lake

    45

  • Inland Empire

    46

  • Before Sunrise

    47

  • Umberto D.

    48

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    49

  • Kids

    50

  • Like Someone in Love

    51

  • 12 Angry Men

    52

  • Bicycle Thieves

    53

  • Putney Swope

    54

  • Annie Hall

    55

  • The Tree of Life

    56

  • The Squid and the Whale

    57

  • Inglourious Basterds

    58

  • Parasite

    59

  • 45 Years

    60

  • Akira

    61

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    62

  • Jacob's Ladder

    63

  • Belle de Jour

    64

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    65

  • L'Âge d'Or

    66

  • The Holy Mountain

    67

  • The Milky Way

    68

  • Elephant

    69

  • The Blair Witch Project

    70

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    71

  • Paterson

    72

  • The Shining

    73

  • The Evil Dead

    74

  • Primer

    75

  • Paris, Texas

    76

  • There Will Be Blood

    77

  • Certified Copy

    78

  • Good Will Hunting

    79

  • Synecdoche, New York

    80

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    81

  • Anomalisa

    82

  • Gummo

    83

  • Manhattan

    84

  • Barton Fink

    85

  • Upstream Color

    86

  • Persona

    87

  • The Social Network

    88

  • First Reformed

    89

  • Storytelling

    90

  • Her

    91

  • Lady Bird

    92

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    93

  • GoodFellas

    94

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    95

  • Heaven Knows What

    96

  • Mouchette

    97

  • Frances Ha

    98

  • Wild Strawberries

    99

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    100