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Lists

Sight & Sound 2002

Senses of Cinema’s Top Ten Lists

The Village Voice 100 Greatest Films

Derek Malcom’s “A Century of Films”

AFI’s Top 100 (American) Films

Jonathan Rosenbaum’s Alternative to the AFI list

Cinematheque Ontario’s Best of the ’90s


The Champions Of Animation, Los Angeles, 1984

1. Skazka Skazok (Tale of Tales), Yuri Norstein, USSR, 1980
2. The Street, Caroline Leaf, Canada, 1976
3. The Yellow Submarine, George Dunning, UK, 1968
4. Ruka (The Hand), Jiri Trnka, Czechoslovakia, 1965
5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, David Hand, 1937
6. Crac!, FrÈdÈric Back, Canada, 1981
7. Une Nuit sur le Mont Chauve (Night on Bald Mountain), Alexander Alexeieff & Claire Parker, 1933
8. Ubu, Geoff Dunbar, UK, 1980
9. Moonbird, John Hubley, USA, 1959
10. Satiemania, Zdenko Gasparavic, Yugoslavia, 1978
11. Fantasia, Walt Disney, USA, 1940
12. Neighbors, Norman McLaren, Canada, 1952
13. Paysagiste (Mindscape), Jacques Drouin, Canada, 1977
14. Duck Amuck, Chuck Jones, USA, 1953
15. Premiere jours (Beginnings), Clorinda Warny, Lina Gagnon
& Suzanne Gervaise
16. Allegro non troppo, Bruno Bozzetto, Italy, 1976
17. Dojoji Temple, Kihachiro Kawamoto, Japan, 1976
18. King Size Canary, Tex Avery, USA, 1947
19. Motion Painting No. 1, Oscar Fischinger, USA, 1949
20. Tango, Zbigniev Rybczynski, Poland, 1982
20. La Joie de vivre (Joy of Life), Anthony Gross & Hector Hoppin,
France, 1934
22. Harpya, Raoul Servais, Belgium, 1979
22. Allegretto, Oscar Fischinger, USA, 1936
22. Bad Luck Blackie, Tex Avery, USA, 1949
25. Frank Film, Frank Mouris, USA, 1972
26. L’IdÈe (The Idea), Berthold Bartosch, France, 1932
26. What’s Opera Doc?, Chuck Jones, USA, 1957
26. Blinkety Blank, Norman McLaren, Canada, 1955
29. Au bout du fil (The Cat’s Cradle), Paul Driessen, Canada, 1974
30. Les Jeux des anges (Game of Angels), Walerian Boroczyck, France, 1964
31. Band Concert, Walt Disney, USA, 1935
32. Minnie the Moocher, Dave Fleischer & Willard Bowsky, USA, 1932
33. Dumbo, Walt Disney, USA, 1942
34. Une Vielle boite (An Old Box), Paul Driessen, Canada, 1975
35. Pas de Deux, Norman McLaren, Canada, 1967
36. Le Chateau de sable (Sandcastle), Co Hoedeman, Canada, 1977
37. Great-I.K.B., Bob Godfrey, UK, 1974
38. La Faim (Hunger), Peter Foldes, Canada, 1974
39. A Bogar (The Fly), Ferenc Rofusz, Hungary, 1980
40. Damon the Mower, George Dunning, UK, 1971
41. Lapis, James Whitney, USA, 1966
42. La TraversÈe de l’Atlantique ‡ la Rame, Jean-FranÁois Laguionie, 1978
43. Gerald McBoing Boing, Robert Cannon, USA, 1951
44. Jeu de coudes (Elbow Game), Paul Driessen, Canada, 1979
44. Steamboat Willie, Ub Iwerks, USA, 1928
44. Gertie the Dinosaur, Winsor McCay, 1914
48. Dnevnik (Diary), Nedjelko Dragic, Yugoslavia, 1973
49. Feholofia (Son of the White Mare), Marcell Jankovics, Hungary, 1981
50. La Vita in scatola (Life in a Garbage Can), Bruno Bozzetto, Italy, 1967

Positif, France, 1991

1. La Regle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game) (Renoir, 1939)
2. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
3. 2001:A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
4. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
5. L’Atalante (Jean Vigo, 1934)
6. 8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963)
7. Sunrise (Murnau, 1927)
8. Barry Lyndon (Kubrick, 1975)
9. The General (Keaton, 1927)
10. Sansho Dayu (Mizoguchi, 1954)
11. Nosferatu (Murnau, 1922)
12. Le Plaisir (Ophuls, 1951)
13. Touch of Evil (Welles, 1958)
14. Les Enfants du Paradis (The Children of Paradise) (CarnÈ, 1945)

14. M (Lang, 1931)
14. Rio Bravo (Hawks, 1959)
14. Senso (Visconti, 1954)
14. To Be or Not to Be (Lubitsch, 1942)
14. Ugetsu Monogatari (Ugetsu) (Mizoguchi, 1953)
20. Persona (Bergman, 1966)

 

Cinemateca Portuguesa, 1994

(European films)

1. Nosferatu (Murnau, 1922)
1. La Regle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game) (Renoir, 1939)
3. M (Lang, 1931)
4. L’Atalante (Vigo, 1934)
5. Ivan the Terrible (Eisenstein, 1945 and 1958)
6. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer, 1928)
7. The Blue Angel (Sternberg, 1930)
7. Napoleon (Gance, 1927)
7. Viaggio in Italia (Voyage In Italy) (Rossellini, 1953)
10. The Last Laugh (Murnau, 1925)

 

Romanian critics, 1995

1. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
2. The Gold Rush (Chaplin, 1925)
3. Andrei Rublev (Tarkovsky, 1969)
4. Wild Strawberries (Bergman, 1957)
5. 8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963)
6. Battleship Potemkin (Eisenstein, 1925)
7. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer, 1928)
8. La Strada (Fellini, 1954)
9. L’Avventura (Antonioni, 1960)
10. Blow Up (Antonioni, 1966)

 

German poll of international critics, 1995

1. The Searchers (Ford, 1956)
2. Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976)
3. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
4. Night of the Hunter (Laughton, 1955)
5. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
5. Lawrence of Arabia (Lean, 1968)
5. North by Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959)
5. Le Samourai (Melville, 1967)
5. To Be or Not to Be (Lubitsch, 1942)
10. The Last Picture Show (Bogdanavich, 1977)

 

Kinovedcheskie, Russia, 1995

Overall results from 3 categories: historical importance, critical esteem, personal favourites.
Their favourite film was Zerkalo (Mirror) (Tarkovsky, 1975)

1. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
2. Battleship Potemkin (Eisenstein, 1925)
3. Intolerance (Griffith, 1916)
4. 8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963)
4. A Bout de souffle (Breathless) (Godard, 1959)
4. The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Wiene, 1920)
4. La Regle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game) (Renoir, 1939)
8. L’Atalante (Vigo, 1934)
8. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Dreyer, 1928)
10. Ivan the Terrible (Eisenstein, 1945 and 1958)
10. Man with a Movie Camera (Vertov, 1929)

 

FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives), 1995

1. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
2. Battleship Potemkin (Eisenstein, 1925)
3. The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Wiene, 1920)
3. Nanook of the North (Flaherty, 1922)
5. Man with a Movie Camera (Vertov, 1929)
6. La Regle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game) (1939)
7. Intolerance (Griffith, 1916)
8. Bicycle Thieves (De Sica, 1948)
9. A Bout de souffle (Breathless) (Godard, 1959)
9. Andrei Rublev (Tarkovsky, 1969)
9. Berlin Symphony of a Great City (Ruttmann, 1927)
9. Singin’ in the Rain (Donen, 1952)

 

British Film Institute, British films, 1999

1. The Third Man (Reed, 1948)
2. Brief Encounter (Lean, 1945)
3. Lawrence of Arabia (Lean, 1964)
4. The 39 Steps (Hitchcock, 1935)
5. Great Expectations (Lean, 1946)
6. Kind Hearts and Coronets (Hamer, 1949)
7. Kes (Loach, 1969)
8. Don’t Look Now (Roeg, 1973)
9. The Red Shoes (Powell and Pressburger, 1948)
10. Trainspotting (Boyle, 1996)

 

Editorial Jaguar, Spain, 2001

(Juilo Castedo conducted)

1. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
2. The Leopard (Visconti)
3. Ordet (Dreyer, 1955)
4. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
5. The Searchers (Ford, 1956)
6. The Godfather 1&2 (Coppola, 1972 and 1974)
7. Sunrise (Muranau, 1927)
8. Gertrud (Dreyer, 1964)
9. The Man who Shot Liberty Valance (Ford, 1962)
10. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)

 

MovieMail customers, U.K, 2000

(conducted by John Davies)

1. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954)
2. The Third Man (Reed, 1948)
3. Les Enfants du Paradis (Children of Paradise) (CarnÈ, 1945)
4. Blade Runner (Scott, 1982)
5. Casablanca (Curtiz, 1942)
6. Cinema Paradiso (Tornatore, 1989)
7. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
8. Some Like it Hot (Wilder, 1959)
9. La Regle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game) (Renoir, 1939)
10. Brief Encounter (Lean, 1945)

(Best Asian films)

1. Raise the Red Lantern (Yimou, 1991)
2. Apu Trilogy (Ray, 1955, 1957, 1959)
3. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954)
4. Sansho Dayu (Mizoguchi, 1954)
5. Tokyo Monogatari (Tokyo Story) (Ozu, 1953)
6. Ugetsu Monogatari (Ugetsu) (Mizoguchi, 1953)
7. In the Mood for Love (Wong, 2000)
8. Chungking Express (Wong, 1994)
9. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (Lee, 2000)
10. Maborosi (Kore-eda, 1995)
10. Yellow Earth (Kaige, 1984)

 

Senses of Cinema (2003 list)

1. Vertigo(Hitchcock, 1958)
2. 2001:A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
3. Citizen Kane (Welles, 1941)
4. Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976)
5. La Regle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game) (Renoir, 1939)
5. Sunrise (Murnau, 1927)
7. The Thin Red Line (Malick, 1999)
8. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953)
9. The Searchers (Ford. 1956)
10. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954)
10. Au hasard Balthazar (Bresson, 1966)