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Best Films by Year | 1923-present

Removing the years 1991, 2004-2009 for the time being because of how weak those years are for me.

  • Safety Last!

    1

  • Sherlock, Jr.

    2

  • Seven Chances

    3

  • The General

    4

  • Metropolis

    5

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    6

  • Un Chien Andalou

    7

  • The Big Trail

    8

  • City Lights

    9

  • Trouble in Paradise

    10

  • King Kong

    11

  • The Thin Man

    12

  • The 39 Steps

    13

  • Dodsworth

    14

  • Angel

    15

  • You Can't Take It with You

    16

  • Only Angels Have Wings

    17

  • His Girl Friday

    18

  • Citizen Kane

    19

  • Casablanca

    20

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    21

  • Double Indemnity

    22

  • Brief Encounter

    23

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    24

  • Odd Man Out

    25

  • Letter from an Unknown Woman

    26

  • The Third Man

    27

  • Sunset Boulevard

    28

  • Strangers on a Train

    29

  • Singin' in the Rain

    30

  • Roman Holiday

    31

  • Seven Samurai

    32

  • Ordet

    33

  • Aparajito

    34

  • Sweet Smell of Success

    35

  • A Movie

    36

  • Some Like It Hot

    37

  • Breathless

    38

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    39

  • The Manchurian Candidate

    40

  • The Great Escape

    41

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

    42

  • Pierrot le Fou

    43

  • Daisies

    44

  • The Young Girls of Rochefort

    45

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    46

  • The Wild Bunch

    47

  • Donkey Skin

    48

  • The Last Picture Show

    49

  • What's Up, Doc?

    50

  • F for Fake

    51

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    52

  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    53

  • Taxi Driver

    54

  • Annie Hall

    55

  • Days of Heaven

    56

  • Being There

    57

  • The Shining

    58

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    59

  • The Draughtsman's Contract

    60

  • L'Argent

    61

  • Once Upon a Time in America

    62

  • The Purple Rose of Cairo

    63

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    64

  • Wall

    65

  • Akira

    66

  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man

    67

  • GoodFellas

    68

  • Porco Rosso

    69

  • Three Colors: Blue

    70

  • Three Colors: White

    71

  • La Haine

    72

  • Breaking the Waves

    73

  • Cure

    74

  • The Thin Red Line

    75

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    76

  • Requiem for a Dream

    77

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    78

  • City of God

    79

  • Memories of Murder

    80

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    81

  • Midnight in Paris

    82

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    83

  • The Wind Rises

    84

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    85

  • World of Tomorrow

    86

  • Silence

    87

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    88

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    89