They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - 2018 Edition (1-1000)

UPDATE IN PROGRESS (1-800)

The 1,000 Greatest Films. Compiled from over 9,800 film lists, this is quite possibly the most definitive collection of critically acclaimed films you will find. The number of best-of/all-time individual lists now tallies 6,016 (from 4,743 critics/filmmakers). The number of miscellaneous lists used (genre-based, country-based, etc.) now sits at 3,801. That’s 9,817 unique lists in total.

Current Version: January 2018 (13th edition)

The Winners – Top Climbers within the 1,000
Twenty Years Later (1984), 765 to 601 (up 164)
Airplane! (1980), 884 to 720 (up 164)
El Sur (1983), 800 to 669 (up 131)
Dirty Harry (1971), 828 to 697 (up 131)
The Bridges of Madison County (1995), 985 to 855 (up 130)

The Winners –…

  • Citizen Kane

    1

  • Vertigo

    2

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    3

  • The Rules of the Game

    4

  • Tokyo Story

    5

  • The Godfather

    6

  • 8½

    7

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    8

  • The Searchers

    9

  • Seven Samurai

    10

  • Apocalypse Now

    11

  • Singin' in the Rain

    12

  • Bicycle Thieves

    13

  • Battleship Potemkin

    14

  • Taxi Driver

    15

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    16

  • Breathless

    17

  • L'Atalante

    18

  • Persona

    19

  • Rashomon

    20

  • The Godfather: Part II

    21

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    22

  • Raging Bull

    23

  • City Lights

    24

  • The 400 Blows

    25

  • Psycho

    26

  • Andrei Rublev

    27

  • Some Like It Hot

    28

  • Mirror

    29

  • Touch of Evil

    30

  • La Dolce Vita

    31

  • Casablanca

    32

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    33

  • Ordet

    34

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    35

  • Sunset Boulevard

    36

  • L'Avventura

    37

  • The General

    38

  • Blade Runner

    39

  • Contempt

    40

  • Rear Window

    41

  • Grand Illusion

    42

  • The Night of the Hunter

    43

  • Modern Times

    44

  • In the Mood for Love

    45

  • The Third Man

    46

  • PlayTime

    47

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    48

  • Chinatown

    49

  • Ugetsu

    50

  • Barry Lyndon

    51

  • The Apartment

    52

  • M

    53

  • Rio Bravo

    54

  • Fanny & Alexander

    55

  • Wild Strawberries

    56

  • Metropolis

    57

  • Stalker

    58

  • Pather Panchali

    59

  • North by Northwest

    60

  • Mulholland Drive

    61

  • The Wild Bunch

    62

  • Children of Paradise

    63

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    64

  • Pierrot le Fou

    65

  • The Battle of Algiers

    66

  • The Gold Rush

    67

  • Shoah

    68

  • La Strada

    69

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    70

  • The Seventh Seal

    71

  • Amarcord

    72

  • Late Spring

    73

  • Journey to Italy

    74

  • Pulp Fiction

    75

  • Viridiana

    76

  • GoodFellas

    77

  • The Leopard

    78

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    79

  • Blue Velvet

    80

  • Pickpocket

    81

  • A Clockwork Orange

    82

  • Gertrud

    83

  • The Conformist

    84

  • Jules and Jim

    85

  • Annie Hall

    86

  • Nashville

    87

  • Close-Up

    88

  • A Man Escaped

    89

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    90

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    91

  • Greed

    92

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    93

  • The Shining

    94

  • Jaws

    95

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    96

  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God

    97

  • Blow-Up

    98

  • Sans Soleil

    99

  • Satantango

    100