Favorite Films

This is a comprehensive list of my "favorite" films. Because I am never satisfied with a ranking, this list is arranged by release year.

I have many cinematic blind spots, but I am always open to grow in my taste. Feel free to comment any recommendations you have for me.

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  • The Horse in Motion

    1

  • Child Bringing Bouquet to Woman

    2

  • Dickson Experimental Sound Film

    3

  • Annabelle Serpentine Dance

    4

  • The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat

    5

  • Solar Eclipse

    6

  • The Big Swallow

    7

  • A Trip to the Moon

    8

  • The Great Train Robbery

    9

  • The Kingdom of the Fairies

    10

  • The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ

    11

  • Living Sculptures: Film Study for Screen Artist

    12

  • The Impossible Voyage

    13

  • New York Subway

    14

  • The Butterflies

    15

  • The Consequences of Feminism

    16

  • The Merry Frolics of Satan

    17

  • Three American Beauties

    18

  • The Golden Beetle

    19

  • Matsumoto Fragment

    20

  • The Red Spectre

    21

  • The Spider and the Butterfly

    22

  • Frankenstein

    23

  • The Unchanging Sea

    24

  • Dante's Inferno

    25

  • The Cameraman's Revenge

    26

  • Cabiria

    27

  • In the Land of the Head Hunters

    28

  • The Birth of a Nation

    29

  • Hypocrites

    30

  • Les Vampires

    31

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    32

  • Rapsodia Satanica

    33

  • Broken Blossoms

    34

  • True Heart Susie

    35

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    36

  • The Scarecrow

    37

  • Way Down East

    38

  • Within Our Gates

    39

  • The Kid

    40

  • Orphans of the Storm

    41

  • The Phantom Carriage

    42

  • Häxan

    43

  • Nosferatu

    44

  • Return to Reason

    45

  • Safety Last!

    46

  • The Crazy Ray

    47

  • Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

    48

  • Die Niebelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge

    49

  • Entr'acte

    50

  • Ballet mécanique

    51

  • The Great White Silence

    52

  • Kino Eye

    53

  • The Navigator

    54

  • Sherlock, Jr.

    55

  • The Thief of Bagdad

    56

  • Battleship Potemkin

    57

  • The Gold Rush

    58

  • Opus IV

    59

  • Strike

    60

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    61

  • Emak-Bakia

    62

  • Faust

    63

  • Film Study

    64

  • The General

    65

  • Ménilmontant

    66

  • Mother

    67

  • A Page of Madness

    68

  • Berlin: Symphony of a Great City

    69

  • Metropolis

    70

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    71

  • Walking from Munich to Berlin

    72

  • The Cameraman

    73

  • October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

    74

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    75

  • The Seashell and the Clergyman

    76

  • The Starfish

    77

  • Steamboat Bill, Jr.

    78

  • The General Line

    79

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    80

  • The Mysteries of the Chateau of Dice

    81

  • Pandora's Box

    82

  • Un Chien Andalou

    83

  • À propos de Nice

    84

  • Earth

    85

  • Enthusiasm

    86

  • Mechanical Principles

    87

  • Morocco

    88

  • People on Sunday

    89

  • City Lights

    90

  • M

    91

  • The Blood of a Poet

    92

  • Freaks

    93

  • Poem 8

    94

  • Scarface

    95

  • Vampyr

    96

  • Wooden Crosses

    97

  • 42nd Street

    98

  • King Kong

    99

  • A Night on Bald Mountain

    100