100 Favorite Films

I’ve been shaping this list on and off throughout the past two or three years now, striving to bulk up my backlog of watched movies so I could make the most comprehensive list of my 100 favorite films. I hope to continue discovering and enjoying more works in the coming years; maybe this list will be completely different come three years from now. This list of 100 favorite films was finished August 15, 2015.


001. Mulholland Drive | David Lynch | 2001

002. Paris, Texas | Wim Wenders | 1984

003. Vertigo | Alfred Hitchcock | 1958

004. Woman in the Dunes | Hiroshi Teshigahara | 1964

005. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her | Jean-Luc Godard | 1967

006. Before Sunrise | Richard Linklater | 1995

007. The Mirror | Andrei Tarkovsky | 1975

008. Branded to Kill | Seijun Suzuki | 1967

009. Through a Glass Darkly | Ingmar Bergman | 1961

010. The Tree of Life | Terrence Malick | 2011

011. Fallen Angels | Wong Kar-wai | 1995

012. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance | John Ford | 1962

013. Opening Night | John Cassavetes | 1977

014. Taxi Driver | Martin Scorsese | 1976

015. A Moment of Innocence | Mohsen Makhmalbaf | 1996

016. 2001: A Space Odyssey | Stanley Kubrick | 1968

017. Red Desert | Michelangelo Antonioni | 1964

018. Sansho the Bailiff | Kenji Mizoguchi | 1954

019. Sherlock Jr. | Buster Keaton | 1924

020. Charulata | Satyajit Ray | 1964

021. Sonatine | Takeshi Kitano | 1993

022. Children of Men | Alfonso Cuarón | 2006

023. Sans Soleil | Chris Marker | 1983

024. Last Year at Marienbad | Alain Resnais | 1961

025. Memories of Underdevelopment | Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | 1968

026. La Dolce Vita | Federico Fellini | 1960

027. Nashville | Robert Altman | 1975

028. Dog Day Afternoon | Sidney Lumet | 1975

029. Kill Bill | Quentin Tarantino | 2003-2004

030. Teorema | Pier Paolo Pasolini | 1968

031. Point Blank | John Boorman | 1967

032. Journey to Italy | Roberto Rossellini | 1954

033. The Act of Seeing with One’s Own Eyes | Stan Brakhage | 1971

034. Stranger Than Paradise | Jim Jarmusch | 1984

035. Rebels of the Neon God | Tsai Ming-liang | 1992

036. La Roue | Abel Gance | 1923

037. There Will Be Blood | Paul Thomas Anderson | 2007

038. The Blood of a Poet | Jean Cocteau | 1930

039. Yojimbo | Akira Kurosawa | 1961

040. Blade Runner | Ridley Scott | 1982

041. The Son | The Dardenne Brothers | 2002

042. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia | Sam Peckinpah | 1974

043. Sorcerer | William Friedkin | 1977

044. Brief Encounter | David Lean | 1946

045. Dancer in the Dark | Lars von Trier | 2000

046. Mauvais Sang | Leos Carax | 1986

047. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans | F.W. Murnau | 1927

048. Norte, the End of History | Lav Diaz | 2014

049. A Short Film About Killing | Krzysztof Kieślowski | 1988

050. The Young Girls of Rochefort | Jacques Demy | 1967

051. Ordet | Carl Theodor Dreyer | 1955

052. The Conversation | Francis Ford Coppola | 1974

053. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind | Michel Gondry | 2004

054. Pickpocket | Robert Bresson | 1959

055. Suspiria | Dario Argento | 1977

056. El Topo | Alejandro Jodorowsky | 1970

057. The Leopard | Luchino Visconti | 1963

058. The Rules of the Game | Jean Renoir | 1939

059. Ghost in the Shell | Mamoru Oshii | 1995

060. Ace in the Hole | Billy Wilder | 1951

061. Don’t Look Now | Nicolas Roeg | 1973

062. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant | Rainer Werner Fassbinder | 1972

063. Breathless | Jean-Luc Godard | 1960

064. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm | William Greaves | 1968

065. Man with a Movie Camera | Dziga Vertov | 1929

066. Black Narcissus | Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger | 1947

067. The Conformist | Bernardo Bertolucci | 1970

068. Gun Crazy | Joseph H. Lewis | 1950

069. Out of the Past | Jacques Tourneur | 1947

070. Miami Vice | Michael Mann | 2006

071. Through the Olive Trees | Abbas Kiarostami | 1994

072. Ménilmontant | Dimitri Kirsanoff | 1926

073. The Hit | Stephen Frears | 1984

074. Monsoon Wedding | Mira Nair | 2001

075. Gold Diggers of 1935 | Busby Berkeley | 1935

076. Coming Home | Hal Ashby | 1978

077. Elevator to the Gallows | Louis Malle | 1958

078. Le Cercle Rouge | Jean-Pierre Melville | 1970

079. Belle de Jour | Luis Buñuel | 1967

080. Audition | Takashi Miike | 1999

081. Once Upon a Time in the West | Sergio Leone | 1968

082. Killer of Sheep | Charles Burnett | 1979

083. Daisies | Věra Chytilová | 1966

084. Days of Heaven | Terrence Malick | 1978

085. eXistenZ | David Cronenberg | 1999

086. Beau Travail | Claire Denis | 1999

087. House | Nobuhiko Obayashi | 1977

088. The House Is Black | Forough Farrokhzad | 1963

089. Touki Bouki | Djibril Diop Mambéty | 1973

090. Three Days of the Condor | Sydney Pollack | 1975

091. Blast of Silence | Allen Baron | 1961

092. Light Sleeper | Paul Schrader | 1992

093. No Country for Old Men | The Coen Brothers | 2007

094. Pale Flower | Masahiro Shinoda | 1964

095. Los Muertos | Lisandro Alonso | 2004

096. Ms. 45 | Abel Ferrara | 1981

097. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs | Mikio Naruse | 1960

098. Cloverfield | Matt Reeves | 2008

099. White Heat | Raoul Walsh | 1949

100. Away with Words | Christopher Doyle | 1999

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I wanted to show love to one of my favorite films, I don’t see much love for it on tumblr.  It’s not as good as A Bronx tale  but let’s be real .. can you beat A bronx tale ?? nope ! But it’s about a White Hip-hop head who falls in love with his best  friend’s cousin . ( Zebrahead 1992)