Best Films per Year

I have both Godfather films listed because I consider them two halves of a whole.

The years with no film listed are years where I either haven't watched anything or haven't rated anything 4 stars or above.

Two films are listed for 1994 because it's a dead heat between them.

  • Parasite
  • Roma
  • First Reformed
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Youth
  • Whiplash
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Amour
  • A Separation
  • Certified Copy
  • The White Ribbon
  • Happy-Go-Lucky
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Caché
  • The Aviator
  • Memories of Murder
  • The Pianist
  • Amélie
  • Yi Yi
  • All About My Mother
  • Happiness
  • The Sweet Hereafter
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Se7en
  • Three Colors: Red
  • Exotica
  • Schindler's List
  • The Player
  • Raise the Red Lantern
  • GoodFellas
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • The Last Emperor
  • Blue Velvet
  • Ran
  • Paris, Texas
  • The Right Stuff
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Raging Bull
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Days of Heaven
  • Annie Hall
  • Taxi Driver
  • Nashville
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Don't Look Now
  • The Godfather
  • The Devils
  • Patton
  • Army of Shadows
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • PlayTime
  • Persona
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • My Fair Lady
  • 8½
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Viridiana
  • Psycho
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Vertigo
  • 12 Angry Men
  • A Man Escaped
  • Diabolique
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • The Wages of Fear
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Ace in the Hole
  • In a Lonely Place
  • Late Spring
  • The Red Shoes
  • Odd Man Out
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Brief Encounter
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Casablanca
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Great Dictator
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • Modern Times
  • The Bride of Frankenstein
  • It Happened One Night
  • Duck Soup
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • City Lights
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Metropolis
  • The General
  • The Big Parade
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Nosferatu
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari