My Subjective List of the Best Film From Every Year I've Seen Them

Read the title.
I haven't seen enough movies before 1920 to start any earlier than that.
See my list of the best narrative films at this link.
See my list of the best documentary films at this link.

  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Time
  • Parasite
  • Roma
  • First Reformed
  • O.J.: Made in America
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Selma
  • Under the Skin
  • The Act of Killing
  • The Tree of Life
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Mother
  • The Wrestler
  • There Will Be Blood
  • A Lion in the House
  • Grizzly Man
  • Tropical Malady
  • Memories of Murder
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Mulholland Drive
  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
  • Magnolia
  • The Truman Show
  • Taste of Cherry
  • When We Were Kings
  • Before Sunrise
  • Hoop Dreams
  • Schindler's List
  • Lessons of Darkness
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Close-Up
  • Tongues Untied
  • A Short Film About Killing
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • The Sacrifice
  • Shoah
  • Stop Making Sense
  • Sans Soleil
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Raging Bull
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Deer Hunter
  • A Grin Without a Cat
  • Taxi Driver
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Scenes from a Marriage
  • The Godfather
  • Land of Silence and Darkness
  • Woodstock
  • The Sorrow and the Pity
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Le Samouraï
  • Persona
  • Tokyo Olympiad
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • High and Low
  • Harakiri
  • Viridiana
  • The Apartment
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Vertigo
  • 12 Angry Men
  • The Wrong Man
  • Pather Panchali
  • Dial M for Murder
  • Tokyo Story
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Late Spring
  • Germany Year Zero
  • The Lady from Shanghai
  • The Big Sleep
  • Brief Encounter
  • Double Indemnity
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Casablanca
  • Citizen Kane
  • Rebecca
  • Stagecoach
  • Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Modern Times
  • The 39 Steps
  • It Happened One Night
  • Duck Soup
  • I Was Born, But...
  • City Lights
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The General
  • The Gold Rush
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Our Hospitality
  • Cops