They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They? 1,000 Greatest Films of All Time – 2020 Edition

This is the January 2020 edition of the They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? list of the 1,000 greatest films.

This Version: January 2020 (15th edition)

Current Version: January 2021 (16th edition) TSPDT 1–1,000, 1,001–2,000, 21st Century

The Winners – Highest Entrants into the 1,000
Holy Motors (2012), ranked 619
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), ranked 629
Superman (1978), ranked 746
Iracema - Uma Transa Amazônica (1975), ranked 766
Sideways (2004), ranked 767

The Losers – Biggest Fallers within the 1,000
3 Women (1977), 863 to 951 (down 88)
Branded to Kill (1967), 776 to 861 (down 85)
Time of the Gypsies (1989), 788 to 872 (down 84)
The Lusty Men (1952), 738 to 820 (down 82)
The 47 Ronin (1941),…

  • Citizen Kane

    1

  • Vertigo

    2

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    3

  • The Rules of the Game

    4

  • Tokyo Story

    5

  • 8½

    6

  • The Godfather

    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

  • Taxi Driver

    14

  • Battleship Potemkin

    15

  • Breathless

    16

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    17

  • L'Atalante

    18

  • Persona

    19

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    20

  • Rashomon

    21

  • The 400 Blows

    22

  • Psycho

    23

  • The Godfather: Part II

    24

  • Raging Bull

    25

  • Some Like It Hot

    26

  • Andrei Rublev

    27

  • City Lights

    28

  • La Dolce Vita

    29

  • Mirror

    30

  • Touch of Evil

    31

  • Ordet

    32

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    33

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    34

  • Sunset Boulevard

    35

  • Casablanca

    36

  • Blade Runner

    37

  • L'Avventura

    38

  • Contempt

    39

  • The General

    40

  • Rear Window

    41

  • In the Mood for Love

    42

  • The Night of the Hunter

    43

  • Grand Illusion

    44

  • The Third Man

    45

  • Ugetsu

    46

  • PlayTime

    47

  • Modern Times

    48

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

    49

  • Fanny and Alexander

    50

  • Stalker

    51

  • Chinatown

    52

  • Barry Lyndon

    53

  • Mulholland Drive

    54

  • Pather Panchali

    55

  • The Apartment

    56

  • Rio Bravo

    57

  • M

    58

  • North by Northwest

    59

  • Metropolis

    60

  • Wild Strawberries

    61

  • Children of Paradise

    62

  • Viridiana

    63

  • Pierrot le Fou

    64

  • La Strada

    65

  • Shoah

    66

  • The Wild Bunch

    67

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    68

  • The Seventh Seal

    69

  • GoodFellas

    70

  • Amarcord

    71

  • Pulp Fiction

    72

  • The Battle of Algiers

    73

  • The Leopard

    74

  • Journey to Italy

    75

  • The Gold Rush

    76

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    77

  • Late Spring

    78

  • Pickpocket

    79

  • A Clockwork Orange

    80

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    81

  • Close-Up

    82

  • Jules and Jim

    83

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    84

  • Blue Velvet

    85

  • The Conformist

    86

  • Nashville

    87

  • Annie Hall

    88

  • Gertrud

    89

  • A Man Escaped

    90

  • The Shining

    91

  • Jaws

    92

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    93

  • A Woman Under the Influence

    94

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    95

  • Greed

    96

  • Sans Soleil

    97

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    98

  • Blow-Up

    99

  • Once Upon a Time in America

    100