Kenji's "Canon"

A personal selection, a la Rosenbaum's canon. Need to see more contenders from recent years.

Longer list of 1000: mubi.com/lists/kenjis-canon-the-big-1000

  • The Impossible Voyage
  • The Abyss
  • Bout de Zan Steals an Elephant
  • Suspense
  • Les vampires
  • One Week
  • The Goat
  • Nosferatu
  • Foolish Wives
  • Cœur fidèle
  • A Woman of Paris
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Strike
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Big Parade
  • Mother
  • The General
  • The Bridal Party in Hardanger
  • Nothing But Time
  • Napoleon
  • Metropolis
  • The Girl with the Hat Box
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Chess Player
  • Zvenigora
  • The Cameraman
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Spies
  • Street Angel
  • The Eleventh Year
  • Pandora's Box
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • The Wonderful Lies of Nina Petrovna
  • The Pearl
  • Lucky Star
  • Mother Krause's Journey to Happiness
  • Arsenal
  • The River
  • People on Sunday
  • Salt for Svanetia
  • L'Age d'Or
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Morocco
  • City Lights
  • M
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • Marius
  • Frankenstein
  • Boudu Saved from Drowning
  • Fanny
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • Shanghai Express
  • Love Me Tonight
  • Sons of the Desert
  • Duck Soup
  • King Kong
  • Daybreak
  • Snow-White
  • Japanese Girls at the Harbor
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • Liebelei
  • L'Atalante
  • It Happened One Night
  • The Scarlet Empress
  • El compadre Mendoza
  • The Goddess
  • Our Neighbor, Miss Yae
  • The Mascot
  • Top Hat
  • The Devil Is a Woman
  • A Night at the Opera
  • The 39 Steps
  • Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo
  • The Bride of Frankenstein
  • Three Sisters with Maiden Hearts
  • David Copperfield
  • The Crime of Monsieur Lange
  • A Day in the Country
  • Swing Time
  • The Only Son
  • César
  • Priest of Darkness
  • Osaka Elegy
  • The Story of a Cheat
  • Pépé le Moko
  • Grand Illusion
  • The Straits of Love and Hate
  • Street Angel
  • The Awful Truth
  • Humanity and Paper Balloons
  • Hôtel du Nord
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Alexander Nevsky
  • Port of Shadows
  • The Childhood of Maxim Gorky
  • Holiday
  • La Bête Humaine
  • Stolen Death