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Like Tears in Rain
The Enduring Movies
of Art & Entertainment

An evolving selection
of personal taste
with brief critical assessments
coming (hopefully) from Simón Cherpitel

Animated & non-fiction (documentary) films are listed separately after chronological list of circa 1943 narrative/fiction movies. (Not that "documentaries" don't contain fictions.) At bottom of page is essay of sorts.

Where does appreciation end & endurance begin? What is temporal & what is lasting? Time & reencounters tell. Intolerance goes. Les vampires remains. Subject matter matters & makes Birth of a Nation die. Normadland bores & Greed is too drear. The Last Laugh doesn't last & Titanic sinks from a horrendous script.

This is not a representation of the history of film. It is a subjective listing of what continues to appeal to this lone moviegoer. Appearance counts: All are in the highest definition obtainable & instantly re-viewable. Thank you.

Updated: January 2022.

Les vampires Louis Feuillade

The Mutual Comedies Charlie Chaplin

A Dog's Life / Shoulder Arms Charlie Chaplin

Last of the Mohicans Maurice Tourneur / Clarence Brown

The Kid Charles Chaplin

Dr Mabuse: The Gambler Fritz Lang
Nosferatu F W Murnau

The Ten Commandments Cecil B DeMille

Sherlock Jr Buster Keaton

Battleship Potemkin Sergei Eisenstein
The Gold Rush Charles Chaplin

The General Buster Keaton

Napoleon Abel Gance
Sunrise F W Murnau
Underworld Josef von Sternberg

The Circus Charles Chaplin
The Docks of New York Josef von Sternberg
The Last Command Josef von Sternberg
La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc Carl Theodor Dreyer

Un Chien Andalou Luis Buñuel
Pandora's Box Georg Wilhelm Pabst

L'Age d'Or Luis Buñuel
Animal Crackers Victor Heerman
The Big Trail Raoul Walsh
The Blood of a Poet Jean Cocteau
Morocco Josef von Sternberg
People on Sunday Siodmaks / Ulmer / Zinnemann

City Lights Charlie Chaplin
Dishonored Josef von Sternberg
Frankenstein James Whale
The Front Page Lewis Milestone
M Fritz Lang
Marius Alexander Korda
Tabu F W Murnau

Blonde Venus Josef von Sternberg
The Blood of a Poet Jean Cocteau
Boudu sauvé des eaux Jean Renoir
Fanny Marc Allégret
I Was Born, But... Yasujiro Ozu
The Mummy Karl Freund
The Old Dark House James Whale
Scarface Howard Hawks
Shanghai Express Josef von Sternberg
Trouble in Paradise Ernst Lubitsch
Vampyr Carl Theodor Dreyer

Baby Face Alfred E Green
Duck Soup Leo McCarey
Ecstasy Gustav Machatý
The Invisible Man James Whale
King Kong Merian C Cooper / Ernest Schoedsack
The Testament of Dr Mabuse Fritz Lang
Zéro de conduite Jean Vigo

L'Atalante Jean Vigo
The Man Who Knew Too Much Alfred Hitchcock
The Scarlet Empress Josef von Sternberg
The Thin Man W S Van Dyke
20th Century Howard Hawks

The Bride of Frankenstein James Whale
The Devil Is a Woman Josef von Sternberg
A Night at the Opera Sam Wood
Ruggles of Red Gap Leo McCarey
The 39 Steps Alfred Hitchcock
Top Hat Mark Sandrich
The Whole Town's Talking John Ford

After the Thin Man W S Van Dyke
The Crime of Monsieur Lange Jean Renoir
Dodsworth William Wyler
Modern Times Charles Chaplin
My Man Godfrey Gregory La Cava
Partie de campagne Jean Renoir
Show Boat James Whale
Sisters of the Gion Kenji Mizoguchi

The Awful Truth Leo McCarey
César Marcel Pagnol
La Grande Illusion Jean Renoir
It Happened in Hollywood Harry Lachman
Lost Horizon Frank Capra
Make Way for Tomorrow Leo McCarey
Young & Innocent Alfred Hitchcock

The Baker's Wife Marcel Pagnol
La bête humaine Jean Renoir
Bringing Up Baby Howard Hawks
Holiday George Cukor
The Lady Vanishes Alfred Hitchcock

Destry Rides Again George Marshall
Dodge City Michael Curtiz
Drums Along the Mohawk John Ford
The Four Feathers Zoltan Korda
Gone with the Wind Victor Fleming /Cukor/Wood
Goodbye, Mr. Chips Sam Wood / Sidney Franklin
Le jour se lève Marcel Carné
Ninotchka Ernst Lubitsch
Only Angels Have Wings Howard Hawks
La Regle du Jeu Jean Renoir
The Roaring Twenties Raoul Walsh
Stagecoach John Ford
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums Kenji Mizoguchi
Wizard of Oz Victor Fleming /Cukor/LeRoy/Taurog/Vidor
Young Mr Lincoln John Ford

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Christmas in July Preston Sturges
Foreign Correspondent Alfred Hitchcock
Gaslight Thorold Dickinson
The Grapes of Wrath John Ford
The Great Dictator Charlie Chaplin
The Great McGinty Preston Sturges
His Girl Friday Howard Hawks
The Letter William Wyler
Night Train to Munich Carol Reed
The Philadelphia Story George Cukor
Rebecca Alfred Hitchcock
The Shop Around the Corner Ernst Lubitsch
Virginia City Michael Curtiz

Citizen Kane Orson Welles
Here Comes Mr Jordan Alexander Hall
High Sierra Raoul Walsh
How Green Was My Valley John Ford
I Wake Up Screaming H Bruce Humberstone
The Lady Eve Preston Sturges
The Maltese Falcon John Huston
Man Hunt Fritz Lang
Meet John Doe Frank Capra
'Pimpernel' Smith Leslie Howard
Sullivan's Travels Preston Sturges
Suspicion Alfred Hitchcock
Swamp Water Jean Renoir

Cat People Jacques Tourneur
The Glass Key Stuart Heisler
I Married a Witch René Clair
In Which We Serve Noel Coward / David Lean
The Magnificent Ambersons Orson Welles
The Major & the Minor Billy Wilder
The Palm Beach Story Preston Sturges
Saboteur Alfred Hitchcock
This Gun for Hire Frank Tuttle
To Be or Not to Be Ernst Lubitsch
Woman of the Year George Stevens
Yankee Doodle Dandy Michael Curtiz

Casablanca Michael Curtiz
Day of Wrath Carl Theodor Dreyer
The Desperados Charles Vidor
The Fallen Sparrow Richard Wallace
Five Graves to Cairo Billy Wilder
Heaven Can Wait Ernst Lubitsch
I Walked with a Zombie Jacques Tourneur
Jane Eyre Robert Stevenson
Journey Into Fear Norman Foster / Orson Welles
The Leopard Man Jacques Tourneur
Life & Death of Colonel Blimp Powell / Pressburger
Meshes of the Afternoon Maya Deren
The Ox-Bow Incident William A Wellman
The Seventh Victim Mark Robson
Shadow of a Doubt Alfred Hitchcock
The Song of Bernadette Henry King

Address Unknown William Cameron Menzies
At Land Maya Deren
A Canterbury Tale Michael Powell / Emric Pressburger
Curse of the Cat People Robert Wise / Gunther V Fritsch
Double Indemnity Billy Wilder
Gaslight George Cukor
Hail the Conquering Hero Preston Sturges
Henry V Laurence Olivier
The Keys of the Kingdom John M Stahl
Laura Otto Preminger
The Lodger John Brahm
Ministry of Fear Fritz Lang
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek Preston Sturges
Murder, My Sweet Edward Dmytryk
This Happy Breed David Lean
To Have and Have Not Howard Hawks
The Uninvited Lewis Allen
The Woman in the Window Fritz Lang

Blith Spirit David Lean
Brief Encounter David Lean
Cornered Edward Dmytryk
Dead of Night Dearden-Hamer-Crichton-Cavalcanti
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne Robert Bresson
Detour Edgar G Ulmer
Les enfants du paradis Marcel Carné
Escape in the Fog Budd Boetticher
Fallen Angel Otto Preminger
I Know Where I'm Going! Powell / Pressburger
Leave Her to Heaven John M Stahl
The Lost Weekend Billy Wilder
Mildred Pierce Michael Curtiz
My Name Is Julia Ross Joseph H Lewis
The Picture of Dorian Gray Albert Lewin
Rome, Open City Roberto Rossellini
Scarlet Street Fritz Lang
The Southerner John Renoir
Spellbound Alfred Hitchcock
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry Robert Siodmak
They Were Expendable John Ford

La Belle et la Bête Jean Cocteau
The Best Years of Our Lives William Wyler
The Big Sleep Howard Hawks
The Blue Dahlia George Marshall
Canyon Passage Jacques Tourneur
The Chase Arthur Ripley
Cloak & Dagger Fritz Lang
Cluny Brown Ernst Lubitsch
The Dark Corner Henry Hathaway
The Dark Mirror Robert Siodmak
Deadline at Dawn Harold Clurman
Dragonwyck Joseph L Mankiewicz
Duel in the Sun King Vidor
Gilda Charles Vidor
It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra
The Killers Robert Siodmak
The Locket John Brahm
A Matter of Life & Death Powell / Pressburger
Notorious Alfred Hitchcock
My Darling Clementine John Ford
Paisa Roberto Rossellini
The Postman Always Rings Twice Tay Garnett
The Razor's Edge Edmund Goulding
Somewhere in the Night Joseph L Mankiewicz
The Spiral Staircase Robert Siodmak
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers Lewis Milestone
The Strange Woman Edgar G Ulmer
The Stranger Orson Welles
Utamaro & His 5 Women Kenji Mizoguchi

Angel & the Badman James Edward Grant
Black Narcissus Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger
Body & Soul Robert Rossen
Boomerang! Elia Kazan
Brighton Rock John Boulting
Brute Force Jules Dassin
Captain from Castile Henry King
Crossfire Edward Dmytryk
Daisy Kenyon Otto Preminger
Dark Passage Delmer Daves
Desert Fury Lewis Allen
Desperate Anthony Mann
Framedl Richard Wallace
The Fugitive John Ford
Ghost & Mrs Muir Joseph L Mankiewicz
Great Expectations David Lean
The Guilt of Janet Ames Henry Levin
Johnny O'Clock Robert Rossen
Kiss of Death Henry Hathaway
Lady in the Lake Robert Montgomery
Monsieur Verdoux Charles Chaplin
Nightmare Alley Edmund Goulding
Odd Man Out Carol Reed
Out of the Past Jacques Tourneur
The Paradine Case Alfred Hitchcock
Possessed Curtis Bernhardt
Pursued Raoul Walsh
Ramrod André De Toth
The Red House Delmer Daves
Ride the Pink Horse Robert Montgomery
Secret Beyond the Door Fritz Lang
T-Men Anthony Mann
The Web Michael Gordon

Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein Charles Barton
Bicycle Thieves Vittorio De Sica
The Big Clock John Farrow
Blood on the Moon Robert Wise
Cry of the City Robert Siodmak
The Dark Past Rudolph Maté
The Fallen Idol Carol Reed
Force of Evil Abraham Polonsky
A Foreign Affair Billy Wilder
Fort Apache John Ford
Four Faces West Alfred E Green
Fury at Furnace Creek Bruce Humberstone
Germany Year Zero Roberto Rossellini
Hamlet Laurence Olivier
A Hen in the Wind Yasujiro Ozu
He Walked by Night Alfred Werker, Anthony Mann
I Walk Alone Byron Haskin
Key Largo John Huston
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands R Siodmak / Norm Foster
The Lady from Shanghai Orson Welles
Letter from an Unknown Woman Max Ophüls
Macbeth Orson Welles
The Naked City Jules Dassin
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes John Farrow
Les Parents terribles Jean Cocteau
Pitfall André De Toth
Portrait of Jennie William Dieterle
Rachel & the Stranger Norman Foster
Raw Deal Anthony Mann
Red River Howard Hawks
The Red Shoes Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger
Rope Alfred Hitchcock
Ruthless Edgar G Ulmer
Sleep, My Love Douglas Sirk
3 Godfathers John Ford
Spring in a Small Town Fei Mu
State of the Union Frank Capra
They Live By Night Nicholas Ray
Too Late for Tears Byron Haskin
To the Ends of the Earth Robert Stevenson
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre John Huston
Yellow Sky William A Wellman

The Accused William Dieterle
Adam's Rib George Cukor
All the King's Men Robert Rossen
Battleground William A Wellman
The Black Book Anthony Mann
Border Incident Anthony Mann
Caught Max Ophüls
Champion Mark Robson
Colorado Territory Raoul Walsh
Criss Cross Robert Siodmak
Follow Me Quietly Richard Fleischer / Anthony Mann
The Heiress William Wyler
I Shot Jesse James Samuel Fuller
Jour de Fete Jacques Tati
Kind Hearts & Coronets Robert Hamer
Late Spring Yasujiro Ozu
A Letter to 3 Wives Joseph L Mankiewicz
The Reckless Moment Max Ophüls
Riders in the Sky John English
Samson & Delilah Cecil B DeMille
The Set-Up Robert Wise
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon John Ford
Shockproof Douglas Sirk
Stray Dog Akira Kurosawa
Thieves' Highway Jules Dassin
The Third Man Carol Reed
Under Capricorn Alfred Hitchcock
The Undercover Man Joseph H Lewis
Whisky Galore! Alexander Mackendrick
White Heat Raoul Walsh

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All About Eve Joseph L Mankiewicz
Armored Car Robbery Richard Fleischer
The Asphalt Jungle John Huston
Backfire Vincent Sherman
The Baron of Arizona Samuel Fuller
Between Midnight & Dawn Gordon Douglas
The Blue Lamp Basil Dearden
Born Yesterday George Cukor
Broken Arrow Delmer Daves
Chain Lighting Stuart Heisler
Convicted Henry Levin
Devil's Doorway Anthony Mann
D.O.A. Rudolph Maté
Les Enfants Terribles Jean-Pierre Melville
The File on Thelma Jordon Robert Siomak
The Flowers of St Francis Roberto Rossellini
The Furies Anthony Mann
Gone To Earth Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger
Gun Crazy Joseph H Lewis
The Gunfighter Henry King
Halls of Montezuma Lewis Milestone
Harvey Henry Koster
In a Lonely Place Nicholas Ray
The Kid from Texas Kurt Neumann
The Killer That Stalked New York Earl McEvoy
The Men Fred Zinnemann
Mister 880 Edmund Goulding
The Nevadan Gordon Douglas
The Next Voice You Hear... William A Wellman
Night & the City Jules Dassin
No Way Out Joseph L Mankiewicz
Los Olvidados Luis Buñuel
Orphée Jean Cocteau
Outrage Ida Lupino
Panic in the Streets Elia Kazan
Rashomon Akira Kurosawa
Rio Grande John Ford
La Ronde Max Ophüls
711 Ocean Drive Joseph M Newman
Stars in My Crown Jacques Tourneur
Sunset Boulevard Billy Wilder
Two Flags West Robert Wise
Union Station Rudolph Maté
Wagon Master John Ford
Where the Sidewalk Ends Otto Preminger
Whirlpool Otto Preminger
Winchester '73 Anthony Mann
Woman in Hiding Michael Gordon
Woman on the Run Norman Foster

The African Queen John Huston
Ace in the Hole Billy Wilder
An American in Paris Vincente Minnelli
Bullfighter & the Lady Budd Boetticher
Circle of Danger Jacques Tourneur
Cry Danger Robert Parrish
David & Bathsheba Henry King
The Day the Earth Stood Still Robert Wise
Diary of a Country Priest Robert Bresson
Distant Drums Raoul Walsh
Early Summer Yasujiro Ozu
The Enforcer Bretaign Windust / Raoul Walsh
Fixed Bayonets! Samuel Fuller
Flying Leathernecks Nicholas Ray
The Lavender Hill Mob Charles Crichton
M Joseph Losey
Man in the Saddle André De Toth
The Man in the White Suit Alexander Mackendrick
Miracolo a Milano Vittorio De Sica
The Mob Robert Parrish
No Highway in the Sky Henry Koster
Only the Valiant Gordon Douglas
Pandora & the Flying Dutchman Albert Lewin
The Prowler Joseph Losey
Quo Vadis Mervyn LeRoy / Anthony Mann
The Racket John Cromwell / Nicholas Ray
Rawhide Henry Hathaway
The Red Badge of Courage John Huston
The River Jean Renoir
Santa Fe Irving Pichel
The Steel Helmet Samuel Fuller
Strangers on a Train Alfred Hitchcock
A Streetcar Named Desire Elia Kazan
Stromboli Roberto Rossellini
The Tales of Hoffmann Powell / Pressburger
The Tall Target Anthony Mann
The Thing Howard Hawks / Christian Nyby
Thunder on the Hill Douglas Sirk

Affair in Trinidad Vincent Sherman
Angel Face Otto Preminger
Assignment Paris Earl McEvoy
The Bad & the Beautiful Vincente Minnelli
Bend of the River Anthony Mann
The Captive City Robert Wise
Casque d'Or Jacques Becker
The Cimarron Kid Budd Boetticher
The Crimson Pirate Robert Siodmak
Deadline - U.S.A. Richard Brooks
Don't Bother to Knock Roy Ward Baker
The Duel at Silver Creek Don Siegel
Europe '51 Roberto Rossellini
5 Fingers Joseph L Mankiewicz
The Greatest Show on Earth Cecil B DeMille
The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice Yasujiro Ozu
Hangman's Knot André De Toth
High Noon Fred Zinnemann
Horizons West Budd Boetticher
Ikiru Akira Kurosawa
Kansas City Confidential Phil Karlson
The Life of Oharu Kenji Mizoguchi
Limelight Charles Chaplin
The Lusty Men Nicholas Ray
Moulin Rouge John Huston
My Cousin Rachel Henry Koster
The Narrow Margin Richard Fleischer
On Dangerous Ground Nicholas Ray
Operation Secret Lewis Seiler
Othello Orson Welles
Outcast of the Islands Carol Reed
Park Row Samuel Fuller
Pat & Mike George Cukor
Le plaisir Max Ophüls
The Quiet Man John Ford
Scandal Sheet Phil Karlson
Singin' in the Rain Stanley Donen / Gene Kelly
The Sniper Edward Dmytryk
Snows of Kilimanjaro Henry King / Roy Ward Baker
Son of Paleface Frank Tashlin
Sudden Fear David Miller
The Thief Russell Rouse
Umberto D. Vittorio De Sica
Viva Zapata! Elia Kazan

All I Desire Douglas Sirk
Anatahan Josef von Sternberg
The Band Wagon Vincente Minnelli
Beat the Devil John Huston
The Big Heat Fritz Lang
Blowing Wild Hugo Fregonese
City That Never Sleeps John H Auer
Donovan's Brain Felix E Feist
The Earrings of Madame de... Max Ophüls
Escape from Fort Bravo John Sturges
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Howard Hawks
Gun Fury Raoul Walsh
The Hitch-Hiker Ida Lupino
Hondo John Farrow
House of Wax André De Toth
I Confess Alfred Hitchcock
Inferno Roy Ward Baker
It Came from Outer Space Jack Arnold
Julius Caesar Joseph L Mankiewicz
Mr. Hulot's Holiday Jacques Tati
The Man Between Carol Reed
The Naked Spur Anthony Mann
Niagara Henry Hathaway
99 River Street Phil Karlson
Pickup on South Street Samuel Fuller
The Robe Henry Koster
Roman Holiday William Wyler
Shane George Stevens
Stalag 17 Billy Wilder
The Stranger Wore a Gun André De Toth
The Sun Shines Bright John Ford
Terminal Station Vittorio De Sica
Tokyo Story Yasujiro Ozu
Ugetsu Kenji Mizoguchi
War of the Worlds Bryan Haskins

After the Curfew Usmar Ismail
Apache Robert Aldrich
The Barefoot Contessa Joseph L Mankiewicz
Black Widow Nunnally Johnson
Broken Lance Edward Dmytryk
The Caine Mutiny Edward Dmytryk
Creature from the Black Lagoon Jack Arnold
Cry Vengeance Mark Stevens
Demetrius & the Gladiators Delmer Daves
The Detective Father Brown Robert Hamer
Down Three Dark Streets Arnold Leven
Drive a Crooked Road Richard Quine
Elephant Walk William Dieterle
Executive Suite Robert Wise
The Far Country Anthony Mann
French Cancan Jean Renoir
Garden of Evil Henry Hathaway
Gog Herbert L Strock
Gojira (Godzilla) IIshirô Honda
The Good Die Young Lewis Gilbert
Hell & High Water Samuel Fuller
Hell's Half Acre John H Auer
Hobson's Choice David Lean
Human Desire Fritz Lang
Johnny Guitar Nicholas Ray
Journey to Italy Roberto Rossellini
Magnificent Obsession Douglas Sirk
Night People Nunnallly Johnson
On the Waterfront Elia Kazan
Phffft! Mark Robson
The Purple Plain Robert Parrish
Pushover Richard Quine
Rear Window Alfred Hitchcock
Riding Shotgun André DeToth
Riot in Cell Block 11 Don Siegel
River of No Return Otto Preminger
Sabrina Billy Wilder
Sansho the Bailiff Kenji Mizoguchi
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Stanley Donen
Seven Samurai Akira Kurosawa
Sign of the Pagan Douglas Sirk
Silver Lode Allan Dwan
La Strada Federico Fellini
Suddenly Lewis Allen
Susan Slept Here Frank Tashlin
Taza, Son of Cochise Douglas Sirk
Them! Gordon Douglas
Touchez pas au Grisbi Jacques Becker
Track of the Cat William A Wellman
Ulysses Mario Camerini
Vera Cruz Robert Aldrich
White Christmas Michael Curtiz
The Wild One Laslo Benedek
Witness to Murder Roy Rowland

All That Heaven Allows Douglas Sirk
Artists & Models Frank Tashlin
Baby Doll Elia Kazan
Bad Day at Black Rock John Sturges
The Big Combo Joseph H Lewis
The Big Knife Robert Aldrich
Blood Alley William A Wellman
Bob le flambeur Jean-Pierre Melville
Captain Lightfoot Douglas Sirk
Court Martial of Billy Mitchell Otto Preminger
The Dam Busters Michael Anderson
The Desperate Hours William Wyler
The End of the Affair Edward Dmytryk
Five Against the House Phil Karlson
Floating Clouds Mikio Naruse
Footsteps in the Fog Arthur Lubin
Guys & Dolls Joseph L Mankiewicz
Hell on Frisco Bay Frank Tuttle
House of Bamboo Samuel Fuller
The Indian Fighter André De Toth
It's Always Fair Weather Stanley Donen / Gene Kelly
The Kentuckian Burt Lancaster
Kiss Me Deadly Robert Aldrich
The Ladykillers Alexander Mackendrick
Land of the Pharaohs Howard Hawks
The Last Frontier Anthony Mann
A Lawless Street Joseph H Lewis
The Left Hand of God Edward Dmytryk
Lola Montés Max Ophüls
The Long Gray Line John Ford
A Man Alone Ray Milland
The Man from Laramie Anthony Mann
Man Without a Star King Vidor
The Man with the Golden Arm Otto Preminger
Man with the Gun Richard Wilson
Marty Delbert Mann
Mr Arkadin / Confidential Report Orson Welles
Mr Roberts John Ford / Mervyn LeRoy / Joshua Logan
Moonfleet Fritz Lang
The Naked Dawn Edgar G Ulmer
The Night Holds Terror Andrew L Stone
The Night My Number Came Up Leslie Norman
The Night of the Hunter Charles Laughton
Not as a Stranger Stanley Kramer
Oklahoma! Fred Zinnemann
Ordet (The Word) Carl Theodor Dreyer
Pather Panchali Satyajit Ray
Pete Kelly's Blues Jack Webb
The Phenix City Story Phil Karlson
Picnic Joshua Logan
La Pointe Courte Agnès Varda
The Prisoner Peter Glenville
The Quatermass Xperiment Val Guest
Rebel Without a Cause Nicholas Ray
Richard III Laurence Olivier
Rififi Jules Dassin
The Rose Tattoo Daniel Mann
Run for Cover Nicholas Ray
The Sea Chase John Farrow
The Seven Year Itch Billy Wilder
Smiles of a Summer Night Ingmar Bergman
Storm Fear Cornel Wilde
Srategic Air Command Anthony Mann
The Tall Men Raoul Walsh
Tarantula Jack Arnold
This Island Earth Joseph Newman / Jack Arnold
To Catch a Thief Alfred Hitchcock
To Hell & Back Jesse Hibbs
Trial Mark Robson
The Trouble with Harry Alfred Hitchcock
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Richard Fleischer
The Violent Men Rudolph Maté
Violent Saturday Richard Fleischer
We're No Angels Michael Curtiz
Wichita Jacques Tourneur

Alexander the Great Robert Rossen
Aparajito Satyajit Ray
Attack! Robert Aldrich
Backlash John Sturges
The Bad Seed Mervyn LeRoy
Bandido Richard Fleischer
Between Heaven & Hell Richard Fleischer
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Fritz Lang
Bhowani Junction George Cukor
Bigger Than Life Nicholas Ray
The Bottom of the Bottle Henry Hathaway
Carousel Henry King
The Court Jester Melvin Frank / Norman Panama
Crime in the Streets Don Siegel
D-Day the 6th of June Henry Koster
The Eddy Duchin Story George Sidney
Early Spring Yasujiro Ozu
The Fastest Gun Alive Russell Rouse
Forbidden Planet Fred M Wilcox
Foreign Intrigue Sheldon Reynolds
Friendly Persuasion William Wyler
Giant George Stevens
The Girl Can't Help It Frank Tashlin
Great Day in the Morning Jacques Tourneur
The Harder They Fall Mark Robson
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Don Siegel
Jubal Delmer Daves
The Killer Is Loose Budd Boetticher
The Killing Stanley Kubrick
The King & I Walter Lang
A Kiss Before Dying Gerd Oswald
The Last Hunt Richard Brooks
The Last Wagon Delmer Daves
Lisbon Ray Milland
Lust for Life Vincente Minnelli / George Cukor
A Man Escaped Robert Bresson
The Man Who Knew Too Much Alfred Hitchcock
The Man Who Never Was Ronald Neame
Miracle in the Rain Rudolph Maté
Moby Dick John Huston
The Mountain Edward Dmytryk
Patterns Fielder Cook
The Price of Fear Abner Biberman
The Proud Ones Robert D Webb
The Rainmaker Joseph Anthony
Ransom! Alex Segal
Run for the Sun Roy Boulting
The Searchers John Ford
The Search for Bridey Murphy Noel Langley
Seven Men from Now Budd Boetticher
The Shadow on the Window William Asher
Slightly Scarlet Allan Dwan
Stranger at My Door William Witney
The Ten Commandments Cecil B DeMille
There's Always Tomorrow Douglas Sirk
A Town Like Alice Jack Lee
Trapeze Carol Reed
23 Paces to Baker Street Henry Hathaway
War & Peace King Vidor
While the City Sleeps Fritz Lang
Written on the Wind Douglas Sirk
The Wrong Man Alfred Hitchcock

An Affair to Remember Leo McCarey
Battle Hymn Douglas Sirk
The Bridge on the River Kwai David Lean
China Gate Samuel Fuller
Decision at Sundown Budd Boetticher
Desk Set Walter Lang
The Enemy Below Dick Powell
A Face in the Crowd Elia Kazan
Forty Guns Samuel Fuller
Funny Face Stanley Donen
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral John Sturges
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison John Huston
Hell Drivers Cy Endfield
The Incredible Shrinking Man Jack Arnold
Island in the Sun Mark Robson
Jet Pilot Josef von Sternberg
A King in New York Charles Chaplin
Legend of the Lost Henry Hathaway
The Living Idol Albert Lewin
Lizzie Hugo Haas
Love in the Afternoon Billy Wilder
Man in the Shadow Jack Arnold
Men in War Anthony Mann
Nightfall Jacques Tourneur
Night of the Demon Jacques Tourneur
Night Passage James Neilson
No Down Payment Martin Ritt
Operation Mad Ball Richard Quine
The Pajama Game George Abbott / Stanley Done
Paths of Glory Stanley Kubrick
Pickup Alley (Interpol) John Gilling
The Pride and the Passion Stanley Kramer
The Prince and the Showgirl Laurence Olivier
The Quiet Gun William F Claxton
The Ride Back Allen H Miner
The River's Edge Allan Dwan
Run of the Arrow Samuel Fuller
Saint Joan Otto Preminger
Sea Wife Bob McNaught
The Seventh Seal Ingmar Bergman
She Played with Fire Sidney Gilliat
Silk Stockings Rouben Mamoulian
The Smallest Show on Earth Basil Dearden
Something of Value Richard Brooks
The Spirit of St. Louis Billy Wilder
The Strange One Jack Garfein
The Sun Also Rises Henry King
Sweet Smell of Success Alexander Mackendrick
The Tall T Budd Boetticher
The Tarnished Angels Douglas Sirk
The Tattered Dress Jack Arnold
3:10 to Yuma Delmer Daves
Time Limit Karl Malden
Time Without Pity Joseph Losey
The Tin Star Anthony Mann
Tokyo Twilight Yasujiro Ozu
The True Story of Jesse James Nicholas Ray
12 Angry Men Sidney Lumet
The 27th Day William Asher
Wild Strawberries Ingmar Bergman
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Frank Tashlin
The Wings of Eagles John Ford
Witness for the Prosecution Billy Wilder

Ashes & Diamonds Andrzej Wajda
The Badlanders Delmer Daves
Bell Book & Candle Richard Quine
The Big Country William Wyler
Bitter Victory Nicholas Ray
Bonjour Tristesse Otto Preminger
The Bravados Henry King
Buchanan Rides Alone Budd Boetticher
The Case Against Brooklyn Paul Wendkos
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Richard Brooks
Cowboy Delmer Daves
Cry Terror! Andrew L Stone
The Defiant Ones Stanley Kramer
Dunkirk Leslie Norman
Elevator to the Gallows Louis Malle
Equinox Flower Yasujiro Ozu
The Fly Kurt Neumann
From Hell to Texas Henry Hathaway
Gideon of Scotland Yard John Ford
Gigi Vincente Minnelli
God's Little Acre Anthony Mann
Gunman's Walk Phil Karlson
Horror of Dracula Terence Fisher
High School Confidential! Jack Arnold
The Hunters Dick Powell
Ice Cold in Alex J Lee Thompson
The Inn of the 6th Happiness Mark Robson
The Key Carol Reed
The Last Hurrah John Ford
The Law & Jake Wade John Sturges
The Left Handed Gun Arthur Penn
The Lineup Don Siegel
The Long, Hot Summer Martin Ritt
The Magician (Ansiktet) Ingmar Bergman
Man of the West Anthony Mann
Mon oncle Jacques Tati
Murder by Contract Irving Lerner
The Music Room Satyajit Ray
The Naked & the Dead Raoul Walsh
A Night to Remember Roy Ward Baker
Party Girl Nicholas Ray
The Quiet American Joseph L Mankiewicz
The Reluctant Debutante Vincente Minnelli
The Revenge of Frankenstein Terence Fisher
Ride a Crooked Trail Jesse Hibbs
The Roots of Heaven John Huston
Run Silent, Run Deep Robert Wise
Saddle the Wind Robert Parrish
The Snorkel Guy Green
Some Came Running Vincente Minnelli
Terror in a Texas Town Joseph H Lewis
Thunder Road Arthur Ripley
A Time to Love & a Time to Die Douglas Sirk
Touch of Evil Orson Welles
Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock
The Vikings Richard Fleischer
Wind Across the Everglades Nicholas Ray
The Young Lions Edward Dmytryk

Anatomy of a Murder Otto Preminger
Ben-Hur William Wyler
The Best of Everything Jean Negulesco
City of Fear Irving Lerner
Compulsion Richard Fleischer
The Crimson Kimono Samuel Fuller
Day of the Outlaw André De Toth
The Devil's Disciple Guy Hamilton
Edge of Eternity Don Siegel
Flame Over India J Lee Thompson
Floating Weeds Yasujiro Ozu
Good Morning Yasujiro Ozu
The Gunfight at Dodge City Joseph M Newman
The Hanging Tree Delmer Daves
Hiroshima Mon Amour Alain Resnais
The Horse Soldiers John Ford
The Hound of the Baskervilles Terence Fisher
The House on Haunted Hill William Castle
Imitation of Life Douglas Sirk
The Jayhawkers Melvin Frank
Last Train from Gun Hill John Sturges
Les Liaisons dangereuses Roger Vadim
Look Back in Anger Tony Richardson
Middle of the Night Delbert Mann
Last Train from Gun Hill John Sturges
Never So Few John Sturges
North by Northwest Alfred Hitchcock
Odds Against Tomorrow Robert Wise
On the Beach Stanley Kramer
Our Man in Havana Carol Reed
Pickpocket Robert Bresson
Pillow Talk Michael Gordon
Pork Chop Hill Lewis Milestone
Les Quatre cents coups François Truffaut
Ride Lonesome Budd Boetticher
Rio Bravo Howard Hawks
Room at the Top Jack Clayton
Shadows John Cassavetes
Solomon & Sheba King Vidor
Some Like It Hot Billy Wilder
Suddenly Last Summer Joseph L Mankiewicz
They Came to Cordura Robert Rossen
Tiger Bay J Lee Thompson
Tiger of Eschnapur / Indian Tomb Fritz Lang
Verboten! Samuel Fuller
Warlock Edward Dmytryk
Westbound Budd Boetticher
The Wonderful Country Robert Parrish
World, Flesh & the Devil Ranald MacDougall
The World of Apu Satyajit Ray
Les Yeux sans visage George Franju
The Young Philadelphians Vincent Sherman

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The Angry Silence Guy Green
The Apartment Billy Wilder
L'avventura Michelangelo Antonioni
Bells Are Ringing Vincente Minnelli
Á bout de souffle (Breathless) Jean-Luc Godard
Comanche Station Budd Boetticher
Devi Satyajit Ray
La Dolce Vita Federico Fellini
Elmer Gantry Richard Brooks
The Entertainer Tony Richardson
Exodus Otto Preminger
Flaming Star Don Siegel
The Full Treatment Val Guest
The Fugitive Kind Sidney Lumet
The Gallant Hours Robert Montgomery
Home from the Hill Vincente Minnelli
House of Usher Roger Corman
Inherit the Wind Stanley Kramer
Late Autumn Yasujiro Ozu
The League of Gentlemen Basil Dearden
Letter Never Sent Mikhail Kalatozov
The Magnificent Seven John Sturges
Never Takes Sweets from a Stanger Cyril Frankel
Peeping Tom Michael Powell
Plein soleil (Purple Noon) René Clément
Private Property Leslie Stevens
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock
Rocco & His Brothers Luchino Visconti
Saturday Night & Sunday Morning Karel Reisz
The Savage Innocents Nicholas Ray
Seven Thieves Henry Hathaway
Spartacus Stanley Kubrick
Le testament d'Orphée Jean Cocteau
The Thousand Eyes of Dr Mabuse Fritz Lang
The Time Machine George Pal
Tirez sur le pianiste François Truffaut
Tunes of Glory Ronald Neame
The Unforgiven John Huston
La Vérité Henri Georges-Clouzot
Village of the Damned Wolf Rilla
Wild River Elia Kazan

Breakfast at Tiffany's Blake Edwards
El Cid Anthony Mann
Cléo de 5 a 7 Agnès Varda
The Comancheros Michael Curtiz
The Day the Earth Caught Fire Val Guest
The Deadly Companions Sam Peckinpah
The End of Summer Yasujiro Ozu
Une femme est une femme Jean-Luc Godard
The Guns of Navarone J Lee Thompson
The Hustler Robert Rossen
The Innocents Jack Clayton
Judgment at Nuremberg Stanley Kramer
Jules et Jim François Truffaut
King of Kings Nicholas Ray
The Last Sunset Robert Aldrich
Last Year at Marienbad Alain Resnais
Léon Morin, Priest Jean Pierre Melville
Lola Jacques Demy
Lover Come Back Delbert Mann
The Misfits John Huston
The Naked Edge Michael Anderson
Night Tide Curtis Harrington
La Notte Michelangelo Antonioni
One Eyed Jacks Marlon Brando
One, Two, Three Billy Wilder
The Secret Ways Phil Karlson / Richard Widmark
Something Wild Jack Garfein
Spotlight on a Murderer George Franju
Taste of Fear Seth Holt
A Taste of Honey Tony Richardson
Through a Glass Darkly Ingmar Bergman
Two Rode Together John Ford
Underworld U.S.A. Samuel Fuller
Victim Basil Dearden
Viridiana Luis Buñuel
Viva l'Italia! (Garibaldi) Roberto Rossellini
Yojimbo Akira Kurosawa
The Young Savages John Frankenheimer

Advise & Consent Otto Preminger
An Autumn Afternoon Yasujiro Ozu
Billy Budd Peter Ustinov
Cape Fear J Lee Thompson
Carnival of Souls Herk Harvey
Cléo from 5 à 7 Agnès Varda
The Condemned of Altona Vittorio De Sica
Dr. No Terence Young
Dog Star Man Stan Brakhage
L'eclisse Michelangelo Antonioni
Eva Joseph Losey
Experiment in Terror Blake Edwards
The Exterminating Angel Luis Buñuel
Freud John Huston
Hatari Howard Hawks
The Intruder Roger Corman
La jetée Chris Marker
Lawrence of Arabia David Lean
Lolita Stanley Kubrick
Lonely Are the Brave David Miller
The Manchurian Candidate John Frankenheimer
Man Who Shot Liberty Valance John Ford
Merrill's Marauders Samuel Fuller
The Notorious Landlady Richard Quine
Phaedra Jules Dassin
Procè de Jeanne d'Arc Robert Bresson
Ride the High Country Sam Peckinpah
Sanjuro Akira Kurosawa
Il Sorpasso (The Easy Life) Dino Risi
The Spiral Road Robert Mulligan
Sweet Bird of Youth Richard Brooks
To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Mulligan
The Trial Orson Welles
Two for the Seesaw Robert Wise
Two Weeks in Another Town Vincente Minnelli
Vivre sa vie Jean-Luc Godard
War Hunt Denis Sanders

The Bakery Girl of Monceau Eric Rohmer
Bay of Angels Jacques Demy
The Big City (Mahanagar) Satyajit Ray
The Birds Alfred Hitchcock
Charade Stanley Donen
A Child Is Waiting John Cassavetes
Contempt (Le mépris) Jean-Luc Godard
The Damned Joseph Losey
Donovan's Reef John Ford
Le Doulos Jean Pierre Melville
8 1/2 Federico Fellini
Flaming Creatures Jack Smith
From Russia with Love Terence Young
Il Gattopardo (The Leopard) Luchino Visconti
The Girl Hunters Roy Rowland
The Great Escape John Sturges
The Haunting Robert Wise
High & Low (Heaven & Hell) Akira Kurosawa
In the French Style Robert Parrish
Irma la Douce Billy Wilder
Judex George Franju
The List of Adrian Messenger John Huston
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Stanley Kramer
The Man with the X-ray Eyes Roger Corman
Muriel, or the Time of the Return Alain Resnais
The Nutty Professor Jerry Lewis
The Organizer Mario Monicelli
Le petit soldat (The Little Soldier) Jean-Luc Godard
The Prize Mark Robson
Shock Corridor Samuel Fuller
The Silence Ingmar Bergman
Suzanne's Career Eric Rohmer
Tom Jones Tony Richardson
The Ugly American George Englund
Under the Yum Yum Tree David Swift
Winter LIght Ingmar Bergman

The Americanization of Emily Arthur Hiller
Blood & Black Lace Mario Bava
Bande à Part (Band of Outsiders) Jean-Luc Godard
Charulata Satyajit Ray
Dead Ringer Paul Henreid
Dr Strangelove Stanley Kubrick
The Fall of the Roman Empire Anthony Mann
Fate Is the Hunter Ralph Nelson
Fistful of Dollars Sergio Leone
Gertrud Carl Theodor Dreyer
Girl with Green Eyes Desmond Davis
Goldfinger Guy Hamilton
Good Neighbor Sam David Swift
Gospel According to St Matthew Pier Paolo Pasolini
A Hard Day's Night Richard Lester
Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte Robert Aldrich
I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) Mikhail Kalatozov
The Killers Don Siegel
Kiss Me, Stupid Billy Wilder
The Last Man on Earth Ubaldo Ragona / Sidney Salkow
Lilith Robert Rossen
Man's Favorite Sport Howard Hawks
Marnie Alfred Hitchcock
Mary Poppins Robert Stevenson
The Masque of the Red Death Roger Corman
Mass for the Sioux Indian Bruce Baillie
My Fair Lady George Cukor
The Naked Kiss Samuel Fuller
The Night of the Iguana John Huston
The Outrage Martin Ritt
The Pumpkin Eater Jack Clayton
Seance on Wet Afternoon Bryan Forbes
Seven Days in May John Frankenheimer
The Third Secret Charles Crichton
The Tomb of Ligeia Roger Corman
The Train John Frankenheimer
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Jacques Demy
The World of Henry Orient George Roy Hill
Zulu Cy Endfield

Alphaville Jean-Luc Godard
Le Bonheur Agnès Varda
Bunny Lake Is Missing Otto Preminger
Cat Ballou Elliot Silverstein
Chimes at Midnight Orson Welles
Dark Intruder Harvey Hart
Doctor Zhivago David Lean
The Flight of the Phoenix Robert Aldrich
For a Few Dollars More Sergio Leone
Help! Richard Lester
The Heroes of Telemark Anthony Mann
Incubus Leslie Stevens
In Harm's Way Otto Preminger
The Ipcress File Sidney J Furie
Major Dundee Sam Peckinpah
Mirage Edward Dmytryk
Morituri Bernhard Wicki
A Patch of Blue Guy Green
Pierrot le fou Jean-Luc Godard
Repulsion Roman Polanski
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors Sergei Parajanov
The Sound of Music Robert Wise
The 10th Victim Elio Petri
36 Hours George Seaton
A Thousand Clowns Fred Coe
Thunderball Terence Young
Viva Maria! Louis Malle

Alverez Kelly Edward Dmytryk
Andrei Rublev Andrei Tarkovsky
The Appaloosa Sidney J Furie
Arabesque Stanley Donen
The Battle of Algiers Gillo Pontecorvo
The Big Gundown Sergio Sollima
Black Girl Ousmane Sembene
Blow-Up Michelangelo Antonioni
Born Free James Hill
The Chase Arthur Penn
The Deadly Affair Sidney Lumet
The Defector Raoul Lévy
Duel at Diablo Ralph Nelson
Fahrenheit 451 François Truffaut
The Fortune Cookie Billy Wilder
Funeral in Berlin Guy Hamilton
Georgy Girl Silvio Narizzano
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Sergio Leone
Grand Prix John Frankenheimer
Harper Jack Smight
Au Hasard Balthazar Robert Bresson
Made in U.S.A. Jean-Luc Godard
Masculin Féminin Jean-Luc Godard
Modesty Blaise Joseph Losey
Murderers' Row Henry Levin
The Naked Prey Cornel Wilde
Persona Ingmar Bergman
The Professionals Richard Brooks
Ride in the Whirlwind / The Shooting Monte Hellman
7 Women John Ford
The Silencers Phil Karlson
The Sword of Doom Kihachi Okamoto
Taking of Power by Louis XIV Roberto Rossellini
Torn Curtain Alfred Hitchcock
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Mike Nichols
The Wrong Box Bryan Forbes

Accident Joseph Losey
The Ambushers Henry Levin
Belle de jour Luis Buñuel
Bonnie & Clyde Arthur Penn
A Bullet for the General Damiano Damiani
The Champagne Murders Claude Chabrol
La collectionneuse Eric Rohmer
A Countess from Hong Kong Charles Chaplin
Death Rides a Horse Giulio Petroni
The Dirty Dozen Robert Aldrich
El Dorado Howard Hawks
Far from the Madding Crowd John Schlesinger
Good Times William Friedkin
The Graduate Mike Nichols
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Stanley Kramer
Hombre Martin Ritt
Hour of the Gun John Sturges
In the Heat of the Night Norman Jewison
Mouchette Robert Bresson
The Night of the Generals Anatole Litvak
Playtime Jacques Tati
Point Blank John Boorman
The President's Analyst Theodore J Flicker
Reflections in a Golden Eye John Huston
Robbery Peter Yates
Le Samouraï Jean-Pierre Melville
To Sir, with Love James Clavell
The Trip Roger Corman
Two for the Road Stanley Donen
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her Jean-Luc Godard
Weekend Jean-Luc Godard
The Young Girls of Rochefort Jacques Demy
You Only Live Twice Lewis Gilbert

The Bride Wore Black François Truffaut
Bullitt Peter Yates
Charlie Bubbles Albert Finney
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach Huillet / Straub
Coogan's Bluff Don Siegel
The Detective Gordon Douglas
Five Card Stud Henry Hathaway
Girl on a Motorcycle Jack Cardiff
Hang 'Em High Ted Post
Hellfighters Andrew V McLaglen
Hell in the Pacific John Boorman
Hour of the Wolf Ingmar Bergman
The Immortal Story Orson Welles
The Magus Guy Green
Memories of Underdevelopment Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
The Party Blake Edwards
Petulia Richard Lester
P. J. John Guillermin
Pretty Poison Noel Black
The Scalphunters Sydney Pollack
Secret Ceremony Joseph Losey
Shalako Edward Dmytryk
The Stalking Moon Robert Mulligan
The Swimmer Frank Perry
Targets Peter Bogdanovich
The Thomas Crown Affair Norman Jewison
2001: a Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick
Villa Rides! Buzz Kulick
Where Eagles Dare Brian G Hutton
Wild in the Streets Barry Shear
The Wrecking Crew Phil Karlson

Age of Consent Michael Powell
L'Armé des ombres Jean-Pierre Melville
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Paul Mazursky
Burn! Gillo Pontecorvo
Cactus Fower Gene Saks
Downhill Racer Michael Ritichie
Easy Rider Dennis Hopper
Hanging for Django Sergio Garrone
The Italian Job Peter Collinson
Mackenna's Gold J Lee Thompson
Madigan Don Siegel
Medium Cool Haskell Wexler
Mississippi Mermaid François Truffaut
Model Shop Jacques Demy
My Night with Maude Eric Rohmer
Once Upon a Time in the West Sergio Leone
On Her Majesty's Secret Service Peter R Hunt
Topaz Alfred Hitchcock
True Grit Henry Hathaway
The Undefeated Andrew V McLaglen
The Wild Bunch Sam Peckinpah
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The Ballad of Cable Hogue Sam Peckinpah
Le Cercle rouge Jean-Pierre Melville
Claire's Knee Eric Rohmer
The Conformist Bernardo Bertolucci
Darling Lili Blake Edwards
Donkey Skin Jacques Demy
Investigation of Citizen Above Suspicion Elio Petri
Kelly's Heroes Brian G Hutton
A Man Called Horse Elliot Silverstein
M*A*S*H Robert Altman
Monte Walsh William A Fraker
Patton Franklin J Schaffner
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Billy Wilder
Rio Lobo Howard Hawks
There Was a Crooked Man... Joseph L Mankiewicz
Tristana Luis Buñuel
Two Mules for Sister Sara Don Siegel

Anne & Muriel François Truffaut
The Beguiled Don Siegel
Brother John James Goldstone
Cold Turkey Norman Lear
Death in Venice Luchino Visconti
Diamonds Are Forever Guy Hamilton
Dirty Harry Don Siegel
'Doc' Frank Perry
Duel Steven Spielberg
Fools' Parade Andrew V McLaglen
The French Connection William Friedkin
Get Carter Mike Hodges
Giù la testa (Duck, You Sucker) Sergio Leone
Gumshoe Stephen Frears
Harold & Maude Hal Ashby
The Hired Hand Peter Fonda
The Hospital Arthur Hiller
Klute Alan J Pakula
The Last Movie Dennis Hopper
The Last Picture Show Peter Bogdanovich
The Last Run Richard Fleischer / John Huston
Lawman Michael Winner
McCabe & Mrs Miller Robert Altman
A New Leaf Elaine May
Play Misty for Me Clint Eastwood
Red Sun Terence Young
Shaft! Gordon Parks
Shoot Out Henry Hathaway
Straw Dogs Sam Peckinpah
Trafic Jacques Tati
Two-Lane Blacktop Monte Hellman
A Touch of Zen King Hu
Valdez Is Coming Edwin Sherin
Vanishing Point Richard C Sarafian
Walkabout Nicholas Roeg

Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes Werner Herzog
Avanti! Billy Wilder
Blaise Pascal Roberto Rossellini
Brother Sun, Sister Moon Franco Zeffirelli
Chato's Land Michael Winner
Cisco Pike Bill L Norton
Cries & Whispers Ingmar Bergman
Culpepper Cattle Company Dick Richards
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Luis Buñuel
Fat City John Huston
Un Flic Jean-Pierre Melville
Frenzy Alfred Hitchcock
The Getaway Sam Peckinpah
The Godfather Francis Ford Coppola
A Gorgeous Girl Like Me François Truffaut
The Grand Duel Giancarlo Santi
The Hot Rock Peter Yates
Jeremiah Johnson Sydney Pollack
Joe Kidd John Sturges
Junior Bonner Sam Peckinpah
The King of Marvin Gardens Bob Rafelson
Last Tango in Paris Bernardo Bertolucci
Life & Times of Judge Roy Bean John Huston
Love in the Afternoon Eric Rohmer
The Night Stalker John Llewellyn Moxey
Prime Cut Michael Ritchie
Pulp Mike Hodges
The Revengers Daniel Mann
Solaris Andrei Tarkovsky
Super Fly Gordon Parks Jr
Ulzana's Raid Robert Aldrich
The Wrath of God Ralph Nelson
Young Winston Richard Attenborough

The Age of the Medici Roberto Rossellini
Amarcord Federico Fellini
Badge 373 Howard W Koch
Badlands Terrence Malick
Breezy Clint Eastwood
Charley Varrick Don Siegel
Day for Night François Truffaut
Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street Samuel Fuller
Dillinger John Milius
Don't Look Now Nicholas Roeg
High Plains Drifter Clint Eastwood
The Last Movie Dennis Hopper
The Last of Sheila Herbert Ross
The Laughing Policeman Stuart Rosenberg
Live & Let Die Guy Hamilton
The Long Goodbye Robert Altman
The Mackintosh Man John Huston
Magnum Force Ted Post
La maman et la putain Jean Eustache
My Name Is Nobody Tonino Valerii
Paper Moon Peter Bogdanovich
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Sam Peckinpah
Scorpio Michael Winner
Serpico Sidney Lumet
Showdown George Seaton
Soylent Green Richard Fleischer
Spirit of the Beehive Victor Erice
The Train Robbers Burt Kennedy
Westworld Michael Crichton
The Wicker Man Robin Hardy

Alice in the Cities Wim Wenders
Ali Fear Eats the Soul Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Bring Me Head of Alfredo Garcia Sam Peckinpah
Cartesius Roberto Rossellini
Celine & Julie Go Boating Jacques Rivette
Chinatown Roman Polanski
The Conversation Francis Ford Coppola
Death Wish Michael Winner
Edvard Munch Peter Watkins
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser Werner Herzog
The Front Page Billy Wilder
The Godfather, Part II Francis Ford Coppola
The Man with the Golden Gun Guy Hamilton
McQ John Sturges
The Midnight Man Roland Kibbee / Burt Lancaster
Murder on the Orient Express Sidney Lumet
Phase IV Saul Bass
Thunderbolt & Lightfoot Michael Cimino
The Towering Inferno John Guillermin
A Woman Under the Influence John Cassavetes
Young Frankenstein Mel Brooks
Zardoz John Boorman

Barry Lyndon Stanley Kubrick
Bite the Bullet Richard Brooks
Brannigan Douglas Hickox
The Drowning Pool Stuart Rosenberg
The Eiger Sanction Clint Eastwood
Farewell, My Lovely Dick Richards
French Connection II John Frankenheimer
L'Histoire d'Adele H François Truffaut
Jaws Steven Spielberg
Jeanne Dielman, 23 . . . Bruxelles Chantal Akerman
The Killer Elite Sam Peckinpah
The Magic Flute Ingmar Bergman
The Man Who Would Be King John Huston
The Mirror Andrei Tarkovsky
Nashville Robert Altman
Night Moves Arthur Penn
Numéo deux Jean-Luc Godard
The Passanger Michelangelo Antonioni
Picnic at Hanging Rock Peter Weir
Posse Kirk Douglas
Rollerball Norman Jewison
Rooster Cogburn Stuart Miller
Rosebud Otto Preminger
Shampoo Hal Ashby
Three Days of the Condor Sydney Pollack
The Travelling Players Theodoros Angelopoulos
The Wind and the Lion John Milius
Wrong Move Wim Wenders
Xala Ousmane Sembene
The Yakuza Sydney Pollack

Bound for Glory Hal Ashby
The Enforcer James Fargo
Family Plot Alfred Hitchcock
Keoma Enzo G Gastellari
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie John Cassavetes
King Kong John Guillermin
Kings of the Road Wim Wenders
Logan's Run Michael Anderson
The Man Who Fell to Earth Nicholas Roeg
The Missouri Breaks Arthur Penn
Murder by Death Robert Moore
Network Sidney Lumet
The Outlaw Josey Wales Clint Eastwood
Return of a Man Called Horse Irvin Kershner
Robin & Marian Richard Lester
Rogue Male Clive Donner
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution Herbert Ross
Sherlock Holmes in New York Boris Sagal
The Shootist Don Siegel
Small Change (Pocket Money) François Truffaut
Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese
Welcome to L.A. Alan Rudolph

The American Friend Wim Wenders
Annie Hall Woody Allen
Audrey Rose Robert Wise
Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind Steven Spielberg
Cross of Iron Sam Peckinpah
The Devil, Probably Robert Bresson
The Duellists Ridley Scott
The Gauntlet Clint Eastwood
Julia Fred Zinnemann
Killer of Sheep Charles Burnett
The Last Wave Peter Weir
The Man Who Loved Women François Truffaut
Opening Night John Cassavetes
Sorcerer William Friedkin
The Spy Who Loved Me Lewis Gilbert
Star Wars George Lucas
L'Une chante, l'autre pas Agnès Varda
The White Buffalo J Lee Thompson

Autumn Sonata Ingmar Bergman
Convoy Sam Peckinpah
Dawn of the Dead George A Romero
Death on the Nile John Guillermin
The Deer Hunter Michael Cimino
Days of Heaven Terrence Malick
Every Which Way But Loose James Fargo
Eyes of Laura Mars Irvin Kershner
Fedora Billy Wilder
The Green Room François Truffaut
Halloween John Carpenter
Heaven Can Wait Warren Beatty / Buck Henry
Same Time, Next Year Robert Mulligan
Superman: the Movie Richard Donner

Alien Ridley Scott
Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola
Being There Hal Ashby
The Black Stallion Carroll Ballard
Escape from Alcatraz Don Siegel
The Jerk Carl Reiner
Last Embrace Jonathan Demme
Manhattan Woody Allen
Moonraker Lewis Gilbert
Murder by Decree Bob Clark
Nosferatu Phantom Der Nacht Werner Herzog
Stalker Andrei Tarkovsky
Star Trek: the Motion Picture Robert Wise
Time After Time Nicholas Meyer
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John Irvin

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Airplane! Jim Abrahams / David & Jerry Zucker
American Gigolo Paul Schrader
Atlantic City Louis Malle
The Big Red One Samuel Fuller
Bronco Billy Clint Eastwood
The Changeling Peter Medak
The Earthling Peter Collinson
The Empire Strikes Back Irvin Kershner
Every Man for Himself Jean-Luc Godard
The Fog John Carpenter
The Formula John Avildlsen
Gloria John Cassavetes
Heaven's Gate Michael Cimino
Hopscotch Ronald Neame
The Last Metro François Truffaut
The Long Good Friday John Mackenzie
The Long Riders Walter Hill
The Mirror Crack'd Guy Hamilton
Popeye Robert Altman
Raging Bull Martin Scorsese
Resurrection Daniel Petrie
The Shining Stanley Kubrick
Somewhere in Time Jeannot Szwarc
Superman II Richard Donner / Richard Lester

Absence of Malice Sydney Pollack
The Amateur Charles Jarrott
Atlantic City Louis Malle
Cattle Annie & Little Britches Lamont Johnson
Chariots of Fire Hugh Hudson
Diva Jean-Jacques Beineix
Excalibur John Boorman
La Femme de l'Aviateur Eric Rohmer
For Your Eyes Only John Glen
My Dinner with Andre Louis Malle
Outland Peter Hyams
Raiders of the Lost Ark Steven Spielberg
Reds Warren Beatty
The Road Warrior George Miller
Scanners David Cronenberg
S.O.B. Blake Edwards
True Confessions Ulu Grosbard
Wolfen Michael Wadleigh

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Robert M Young
Le Beau Mariage Eric Rohmer
Blade Runner Ridley Scott
The Border Tony Richardson
Une chambre en ville Jacques Demy
Conan the Barbarian John Milius
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Carl Reiner
E.T. Steven Spielberg
Evil Under the Sun Guy Hamilton
Fanny & Alexander Ingmar Bergman
Firefox Clint Eastwood
First Blood Ted Kotcheff
Fitzcarraldo Werner Herzog
The Grey Fox Phillip Borsos
Honkytonk Man Clint Eastwood
The King of Comedy Martin Scorsese
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My Favorite Year Richard Benjamin
Smiley's People Simon Langton
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Nicholas Meyer
Still of the Night Robert Benton
Tron Steven Lisberger
Victor Victoria Blake Edwards
White Dog Samuel Fuller
Wrong Is Right Richard Brooks
The Year of Living Dangerously Peter Weir

À nos amours Maurice Pialat
L'argent Robert Bresson
Brainstorm Douglas Trumbull
A Christmas Story Bob Clark
Eureka Nicholas Roeg
The Hunger Tony Scott
The Keep Michael Mann
Local Hero Bill Forsyth
The Man with Two Brains Carl Reiner
Never Say Never Again Irvin Kershner
Nostalghia Andrei Tarkovsky
Octopussy John Glen
The Osterman Weekend Sam Peckinpah
Pauline á la plage Eric Rohmer
Return of the Jedi Richard Marquand
The Right Stuff Philip Kaufman
Sudden Impact Clint Eastwood
Uncommon Valor Ted Kotcheff
Under Fire Roger Spottiswoode
Videodrome David Cronenberg
Vivement dimanche! François Truffaut
Zelig Woody Allen

All of Me Carl Reiner
The Ambassador J Lee Thompson
Blood Simple Joel & Ethan Coen
Conan the Destroyer Richard Fleischer
Choose Me Alan Rudolph
Dune David Lynch
Ghostbusters Ivan Reitman
Greystoke: Legend of Tarzan Hugh Hudson
Indiana Jones & Temple of Doom Steven Spielberg
Love Streams John Cassavetes
My Brother's Wedding Charles Burnett
Les Nuits de la pleine lune Eric Rohmer
Once Upon a Time in America Sergio Leone
Paris, Texas Wim Wenders
Sixteen Candles John Hughes
A Soldier's Story Norman Jewison
Songwriter Alan Rudolph
Starman John Carpenter
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Leonard Nimoy
A Sunday in the Country Bertrand Tavernier
The Terminator James Cameron
Tightrope Richard Tuggle
Under the Volcano John Huston

Creator Ivan Passar
Fool for Love Robert Altman
The Holcroft Covenant John Frankenheimer
Pale Rider Clint Eastwood
Prizzi's Honor John Huston
Ran Akira Kurosawa
Taipei Story Edward Yang
Trouble in Mind (Wanda's Cafe) Alan Rudolph
Vagabond (Sans toit ni loi) Agnès Varda
A View to a Kill John Glen
Witness Peter Weir
Year of the Dragon Michael Cimino

Blue Velvet David Lynch
8 Million Ways to Die Hal Ashby
Ferris Bueller's Day Off John Hughes
Heartbreak Ridge Clint Eastwood
Highlander Russell Mulcahy
Manhunter Michael Mann
Le rayon vert (The Green Ray / Summer) Eric Rohmer
Ruthless People Jim Abrahams / David & Jerry Zucker
The Sacrifice Andrei Tarkovsky
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Leonard Nimoy
Three Amigos! John Landis
Tough Guys Jeff Kanew

L'ami de mon amie Eric Rohmer
Black Widow Bob Rafelson
Cobra Verde Werner Herzog
The Dead John Huston
Hope & Glory John Boorman
Lethal Weapon Richard Donner
The Living Daylights John Glen
Moonstruck Norman Jewison
Planes, Trains & Automobiles John Hughes
Raising Arizona Joel & Ethan Coen
Someone to Watch Over Me Ridley Scott
Where Is My Friend's Home? Abbas Kiarostami
Wings of Desire Wim Wenders
The Witches of Eastwick George Miller
Yeelen (Brightness) Souleymane Cissé

The Big Blue (Le grand bleu) Luc Besson
Chocolat Claire Denis
The Dead Pool Clint Eastwood
Dead Ringers David Cronenberg
Die Hard John McTiernan
Distant Voices, Still Lives Terence Davies
Jack the Ripper David Wickes
The Naked Gun David Zucker
Sunset Blake Edwards
Tequila Sunrise Robert Towne
Women Verge Nervous Breakdown Pedro Almodóvar

Black Rainbow Mike Hodges
Black Rain Ridley Scott
Farewell to the King John Milius
Field of Dreams Phil Alden Robinson
Ghostbusters II Ivan Reitman
Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade Steven Spielberg
January Man Pat O'Connor
License to Kill John Glen
Lonesome Dove Simon Wincer
Old Gringo Luis Puenzo
Sex, Lies & Videotape Steven Soderbergh
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier William Shatner
Street of No Return Samuel Fuller

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Arachnophobia Frank Marshall
Close-Up Abbas Kiarostami
Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner
Dekalog Krzysztof Kieslowski
La Femme Nikita Luc Besson
The Freshman Andrew Bergman
Ghost Jerry Zucker
The Godfather Coda (Part III) Francis Ford Coppola
Goodfellas Martin Scorsese
Joe Versus the Volcano John Patrick Shanley
Miller's Crossing Joel & Ethan Coen
Nouvelle vague Jean-Luc Godard
Quick Change Bill Murray / Howard Franklin
The Rookie Clint Eastwood
The Russia House Fred Schepisi
Stanley & Iris Martin Ritt
State of Grace Phil Joanou
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Pedro Almodóvar
To Sleep with Anger Charles Burnett
Total Recall Paul Verhoeven
The Two Jakes Jack Nicholson
White Hunter, Black Heart Clint Eastwood

A Brighter Summer Day Edward Yang
Daughters of the Dust Julie Dash
La double vie de Véronique Krzysztof Kieslowski
Jacquot de Nantes Agnès Varda
A Kiss Before Dying James Dearden
L.A. Story Mick Jackson
Once Around Lasse Hallström
StarTrek VI: Undiscovered Country Nicholas Meyer
Terminator 2 James Cameron
Thelma & Louise Ridley Scott
Until the End of the World Wim Wenders
What About Bob? Frank Oz

And Life Goes On Abbas Kiarostami
Chaplin Richard Attenborough
Death Becomes Her Robert Zemeckis
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Curtis Hanson
Last of the Mohicans Michael Mann
The Long Day Closes Terence Davies
The Player Robert Altman
Sneakers Phil Alden Robinson
Thunderheart Michael David Apted
Unforgiven Clint Eastwood

The Age of Innocence Martin Scorsese
Faraway, So Close Wim Wenders
Fearless Peter Weir
The Fugitive Andrew Davis
Groundhog Day Harold Ramis
Heaven & Earth Oliver Stone
I Don't Want to Talk About It Maria Luisa Bemberg
In the Line of Fire Wolfgang Petersen
Jurassic Park Steven Spielberg
Last Action Hero John McTiernan
A Perfect World Clint Eastwood
The Piano Jane Campion
Red Rock West John Dahl
Rising Sun Philip Kaufman
The Secret Garden Agnieszka Holland
Shadowlands Richard Attenborough
Short Cuts Robert Altman
32 Short Films Glenn Gould François Girard
Tombstone George P Casmatos
True Romance Tony Scott

Ashes of Time Wong Kar-wai
Blown Away Stephen Hopkins
Chungking Express Kar Wai Wong
Forrest Gump Robert Zemeckis
Immortal Beloved Bernard Rose
Lèon the Professional Luc Besson
Mrs Parker & the Vicious Circle Alan Rudolph
Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino
Sátántangó Béla Tarr
Speed Jan de Bont
Through the Olive Trees Abbas Kiarostami
Timecop Peter Hyams
Trois couleurs: Bleu, Blanc, Rouge Krzysztof Kieslowski
True Lies James Cameron
Wolf Mike Nichols

Beyond Rangoon John Boorman
The Bridges of Madison County Clint Eastwood
La Cérémonie Claude Chabrol
Dead Man Jim Jarmusch
Don Juan DeMarco Jeremy Leven
Heat Michael Mann
Love Letter Shunji Iwai
The Quick and the Dead Sam Raimi
Safe Todd Haynes
Wild Bill Walter Hill

Crash David Cronenberg
Fargo Joel & Ethan Coen
Fly Away Home Carroll Ballard
Kansas City Robert Altman
Lone Star John Sayles
Mary Reilly Stephen Frears
A Moment of Innocence Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Mother Albert Brooks
My Fellow Americans Peter Segal
Sling Blade Billy Bob Thornton

Absolute Power Clint Eastwood
Afterglow Alan Rudolph
As Good As It Gets James L Brooks
The Assignment Christian Duguay
Conspiracy Theory Richard Donner
Cop Land James Mangold
The Fifth Element Luc Besson
Grosse Pointe Blank George Armitage
Lost Highway David Lynch
The Sweet Hereafter Atom Egoyan
Taste of Cherry Abbas Kiarostami
Ulee's Gold Victor Nunez
Volcano Mick Jackson

The Big Lebowski Joel & Ethan Coen
Dark City Alex Proyas
Flowers of Shanghai Hsiao-Hsien Hou
Ronin John Frankenheimer
Shakespeare in Love John Madden
The Thin Red Line Terrence Malick
The Truman Show Peter Weir
Twilight Robert Benton

All About My Mother Pedro Almodóvar
Beau Travail Claire Denis
Bicentennial Man Chris Columbus
Breakfast of Champions Alan Rudolph
Entrapment John Amiel
4 Faces Ted Post
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai Jim Jarmusch
The Limey Steven Soderbergh
Magnolia Paul Thomas Anderson
The Messenger Joan of Arc Luc Besson
The Mummy Stephen Sommers
Purgatory Uli Edel
Ravenous Antonia Bird
Sicilia! Danièle Huillet / Jean-Marie Straub
Sleepy Hollow Tim Burton
Stigmata Rupert Wainwright
The Straight Story David Lynch
A Texas Funeral W. Blake Herron
The Thin Red Line Terrence Malick
The Third Miracle Agnieszka Holland
True Crime Clint Eastwood
The Wind Will Carry Us Abbas Kiarostami

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Chocolat Lasse Hallström
The Contender Rod Lurie
Gladiator Ridley Scott
In the Mood for Love Kar Wai Wong
Mysterious Object at Noon Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Platform Zhangke Jia
Les Rivières pourpres Mathieu Kassovitz
The 6th Day Roger Spottiswoode
South of Heaven, West of Hell Dwight Yoakam
Space Cowboys Clint Eastwood
Traffic Steven Soderbergh
Yi Yi (A One & a Two) Edward Yang

Amélie Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Invincible Werner Herzog
A Knight's Tale Brian Helgeland
Memento Christopher Nolan
Mulholland Dr David Lynch
The Mummy Returns Stephen Sommers
The Score Frank Oz
Wasabi Gérard Krawczyk

El Alamein - the Line of Fire Enzo Monteleone
Blood Work Clint Eastwood
Far from Heaven Todd Haynes
Femme Fatale Brian De Palma
Hero (Ying xiong) Yimou Zhang
Pavement Darrell Roodt
Russian Ark Aleksandr Sokurov
S1m0ne Andrew Niccol
Solaris Steven Soderbergh
Talk to Her (Hable con Ella) Pedro Almodóvar
Traffic Steven Soderbergh
We Were Soldiers Randall Wallace

& Starring Pancho Villa as Himself Bruce Beresford
Hulk Ang Lee
The Hunted William Friedkin
In the Cut Jane Campion
It Runs in the Family Fred Schepisi
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 & 2 Quentin Tarantino
Lost in Translation Sofia Coppola
Love Actually Richard Curtis
Masked & Anonymous Larry Charles
Mystic River Clint Eastwood
Northfork Michael Polish
Oldboy Chan-wook Park
Open Range Kevin Costner
Runaway Jury Gary Fleder
Something's Gotta Give Nancy Meyer

Bad Education Pedro Almodóvar
Collateral Michael Mann
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Michel Gondry
Hellboy Guillermo del Toro
Hotel Rwanda Terry George
Illusion Michael A. Goorjian
Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood
Passion of the Christ Mel Gibson
The Stepford Wives Frank Oz
Suspect Zero E Elias Merhige
A Very Long Engagement Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Batman Begins Christopher Nolan
Capote Bennett Miller
Crash Paul Haggis
The Death of Mr Lazarescu Cristi Puiu
Don't Come Knocking Wim Wenders
Good Night, & Good Luck George Clooney
A History of Violence David Cronenberg
The Island Michael Bay
Kingdom of Heaven Ridley Scott
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Shane Black
Mr & Mrs Smith Doug Liman
The New World Terrence Malick
The Proposition John Hillcoat
3 Burials of Melquiades Estrada Tommy Lee Jones
V for Vendetta James McTeigue

The Black Dahlia Brian De Palma
Fade to Black Oliver Parker
Flags of Our Fathers Clint Eastwood
The Good Shepherd Robert De Niro
The Illusionist Neil Burger
Infamous Douglas McGrath
Letters from Iwo Jima Clint Eastwood
Rocky Balboa Sylvester Stallone
Volver Pedro Almodóvar

Charlie Wilson's War Mike Nichols
Eastern Promises David Cronenberg
I'm Not There Todd Haynes
Inland Empire David Lynch
In the Valley of Elah Paul Haggis
Michael Clayton Tony Gilroy
No Country for Old Men Joel & Ethan Coen
Shooter Antoione Fuqua
There Will Be Blood Paul Thomas Anderson
Youth Without Youth Francis Ford Coppola

Changeling Clint Eastwood
The Dark Knight Christopher Nolan
Gran Torino Clint Eastwood
Hellboy II Guillermo del Toro
The Incredible Hulk Louis Leterrier
Iron Man Jon Favreau

Bad Lieutenant: Port New Orleans Werner Herzog
Broken Embraces Pedro Almodóvar
Get Low Aaron Schneider
The Hurt Locker Kathryn Bigelow
In the Electric Mist Bertrand Tavernier
Invictus Clint Eastwood
Knowing Alex Proyas
The Lovely Bones Peter Jackson
Me & Orson Welles Richard Linklater
Men Who Stare at Goats Grant Heslov
The Secret in Their Eyes Juan José Campanella
Sherlock Holmes Guy Ritchie
Star Trek J J Abrams
State of Play Kevin Macdonald
Up in the Air Jason Reitman
Watchmen Zack Snyder
The White Ribbon Michael Haneke

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Certified Copy Abbas Kiarostami
Edge of Darkness Martin Campbell
Five Minarets in New York Mahsun Kirmizigül
Hereafter Clint Eastwood
Inception Chistopher Nolan
Iron Man 2 Jon Favreau
The King's Speech Tom Hooper
True Grit Joel & Ethan Coen
22 Bullets (L'immortel) Richard Berry
Uncle Boonmee...Past Lives Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Unstoppable Tony Scott
White Material Claire Denis
Winter's Bone Debra Granik

Blackthorn Mateo Gil
A Dangerous Method David Cronenberg
The Deep Blue Sea Terence Davies
J. Edgar Clint Eastwood
Melancholia Lars von Trier
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Lasse Hallström
Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows Guy Ritchie
Take This Waltz Sarah Polley
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tomas Alfredson
The Tree of Life Terrence Malick
Twixt Francis Ford Coppola

Cloud Atlas Tom Tykwer / Andy & Lana Wachowski
The Company You Keep Robert Redford
The Dark Knight Rises Christopher Nolan
Hitchcock Sacha Gervasi
Holy Motors Leos Carax
Hyde Park on Hudson Roger Michell
Like Someone in Love Abbas Kiarostami
Moonrise Kingdom Wes Anderson
Prometheus Ridley Scott
To the Wonder Terrence Malick
Trouble with the Curve Robert Lorenz

About Time Richard Curtis
La grande bellezza Paolo Sorrentino
The Grandmaster Kar Wai Wong
I'm So Excited! Pedro Almodóvar
Iron Man 3 Shane Black
Nebraska Alexander Payne
Snowpiercer Joon-ho Bong
Star Trek Into Darkness J J Abrams

American Sniper Clint Eastwood
Boyhood Richard Linklater
Goodbye to Language Jean-Luc Godard
The Jersey Boys Clint Eastwood
Inherent Vice Paul Thomas Anderson
Interstellar Christopher Nolan
Lucy Luc Besson
Maleficent Robert Stromberg
La Sapienza Eugène Green
Mr Turner Mike Leigh
Nightcrawler Dan Gilroy

The Assassin Hsiao-Hsien Hou
Forsaken Jon Cassar
Jane Got a Gun Gavin O'Connor
Love & Mercy Bill Pohlad
Mad Max: Fury Road George Miller
Queen of the Desert Werner Herzog
Sicario Denis Villeneuve
Trumbo Jay Roach

The Accountant Gavin O'Connor
Hail, Caesar! Joel & Ethan Coen
Hell or High Water David Mackenzie
Lion Garth Davis
Julieta Pedro Almodóvar
Knight of Cups Terrence Malick
Paterson Jim Jarmusch
Rules Don't Apply Warren Beatty
Southside with You Richard Tanne
Sully Clint Eastwood
Things to Come Mia Hansen-Love

Un Beau Soleil Intérieur (Let the Sunshine In) Claire Denis
Dunkirk Christopher Nolan
A Ghost Story David Lowery
Kodachrome Mark Raso
Live By Night Ben Affleck
Lucky John Carroll Lynch
A Quiet Passion Terence Davies
Song to Song Terrence Malick
You Were Never Really Here Lynne Ramsay

First Reformed Paul Schrader
15:17 to Paris Clint Eastwood
Green Book Peter Farrelly
The Mule Clint Eastwood
The Other Side of the Wind Orson Welles

A Hidden Life Terrence Malick
Pain & Glory Pedro Almodóvar
Parasite Bong Joon-ho
Richard Jewell Clint Eastwood

News of the World Paul Greengrass

Cry Macho Clint Eastwood

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10 Animated Films

Perhaps I've a blind spot in preferring 'live' people to artists' renderings. For me re 'toons' the story must be powerful. Rosen's Watership Down is the finest example of a 'toon' that works perhaps because its source is the multiple-layered novel by Richard Adams, & the voices/dialogues have a dramatic/emotional resonance that other animes lack.

Bambi is prime Disney animation, avoids illustrating people & is not dilluted by silly songs. Mononoke is Miyazaki's epic, his most interesting & encompassing, while making full use of the visual spectrum offered thru anime. Also included at this time are his two more critically acclaimed My Neighbor Totoro & Spirited Away.

Computer-animated: The satire of The Incredibles sustains thru multiple viewings. Wall-E's tiny robots are embeded with a surprising amount of humanity, in a minalmist sense & far more than many live action features today, but the finale seems a bit dopey. Pixar's Inside Out is or was my wife's favorite cartoon, but i'm excluding because i find its representation of emotions too arbitrary & simplistic. Zootopia/Zootropolis is the best & most entertaining since & maybe including The Incredibles, while Coco is the most colorful & touching.

Linklater's Waking Life stimulates intellectually & conceptually, & its animated style is the ultimate in freely flowing visual art, frame by frame, exceeding the form & content of its live-action base.

1942 Bambi Walt Disney

1978 Watership Down Martin Rosen

1988 My Neighbor Totoro Hayao Miyazaki

1997 Princess Mononoke Hayao Miyazaki

2001 Spirited Away Hayao Miyazaki
The Waking Life Richard Linklater

2004 The Incredibles Brad Bird

2008 Wall-E Andrew Stanton

2016 Zootopia Byron Howard / Rich Moore / Jared Bush

2017 Coco Lee Unkrich / Adrian Molina

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105 Documentaries

This entire category requires special attention. Few non-musical docs are rewarding beyond their initial viewing. The most re-watchable are those like Man with a Movie Camera & the Reggio & Fricke contructions. The term 'documentary' requires definition. A non-fiction film? Yet a director's intention will bend the factual material. Some doc makers, like Herzog & Morris & back to Flaherty, restage scenes. Kiarostami's Close Up is probably the best example. Perhaps a good definition is that a documentary has a non-dramatically contrived script with no fictional characters, using authentic settings. You can have a concept & intention, but then you shoot footage of what you find using the non-actor inhabitants of the location. The amount of direction given to the subjects will vary from nothing to considerable. ('Anyone out there have a better thought?---i'm clean out of them.')

1929 Man with a Movie Camera Dziga Vertov

1930 À Propos de Nice Jean Vigo

1933 Land Without Bread (Las Hurdes) Luis Buñuel

1936 The Plow That Broke the Plains Pare Lorentz

1938 The River Pare Lorentz

1941 The Heart of Britain Humphrey Jennings
Words for Battle Humphrey Jennings

1942 Listen to Britain Jennings / Stewart McAllister

1943 Fires Were Started Humphrey Jennings
The Silent Village Humphrey Jennings

1944 Salute to France Jean Renoir / Garson Kanin

1945 San Pietro John Huston

1947 Let There Be Light John Huston

1948 Le Sang des bêtes Georges Franju

1955 Nuit et brouillard Alain Resnais

1959 Window Water Baby Moving Stan Brakhage

1961 Chronicle of a Summer Jean Rouch / Edgar Morin

1963 The House Is Black Forugh Farrokhzad

1968 Rise & Fall of the 3rd Reich Jack Kaufman

1969 The Sorrow & the Pity Marcel Ophüls

1971 Fata Morgana Werner Herzog

1972 Fellini's Roma Federico Fellini

1973 We Can't Go Home Again Nicholas Ray

1975 F for Fake Orson Welles
Four Seasons Artavarzd Peleshian

1977 La Soufrière the Volcano Werner Herzog

1978 Gates of Heaven Errol Morris

1980 Lightning Over Water Nicholas Ray / Wim Wenders

1982 Burden of Dreams Les Blank
Koyaanisqatsi Godfrey Reggio

1983 San Soleil Chris Marker

1985 Chronos Ron Fricke
Shoah Claude Lanzmann
Tokyo-Ga Wim Wenders

1988 Gregory Peck: His Own Man Feldman / Winter
Powaqqatsi Godfrey Reggio
The Thin Blue Line Errol Morris

1990 Close-Up Abbas Kiarostami

1991 Hearts of Darkness Bahr/Hickenlooper / E Coppola

1992 Baraka Ron Fricke
Lessons of Darkness Werner Herzog
The Quince Tree Sun Victor Erice
Rock Hudson's Home Movies Mark Rappaport
Visions of Light Werner Herzog

1993 Harley-Davidson: American Motorcycle J T Smith

1995 Carl Th. Dreyer: My Métier Torben Skjodt Jensen
From the Journals of Jean Seberg Mark Rappaport
Personal Journey American Movies Martin Scorsese

1996 When We Were Kings Leon Gast

1997 Little Dieter Needs to Fly Werner Herzog

1998 Histoire(s) du cinéma Jean-Luc Godard

1999 Conversation Gregory Peck Barbara Kopple
Mein liebster Feind: Kinski Werner Herzog

2000 The Gleaners & I Agnès Varda

2001 Alfred Stieglitz: Eloquent Eye Perry Miller Adato
Stanley Kurbrick: A Life in Pictures Jan Harlan

2002 The Fog of War Errol Morris
The Gleaners & I: 2 Years Later Agnès Varda
The Kid Stays in the Picture N Burstein / B Morgen
My Sister Maria Maximilian Schell
Naqoyqatsi Godfrey Reggio
Searching for Debra Winger Rosanna Arquette

2003 Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks Bing Wang
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Impassioned Eye Heinz Bütler

2004 Incident at Loch Ness Zak Penn
Une visite au Louvre Huillet - Straub
The White Diamond Werner Herzog
Henri Langlois: Phantom Cinémathèque Jacques Richard

2005 Film Noir Greatest Hits Roger Passero
Grizzly Man Werner Herzog
Passion & Poetry: Ballad Sam Peckinpah Mike Siegel

2006 Directed by John Ford Peter Bogdanovich
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light Gary Leva
Pervert's Guide to Cinema Sophie Fiennes

2007 Helvetica Gary Hustwit
Encounters at the End of the World Werner Herzog
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains Jonathan Demme
Trumbo Jay Roach
Val Lewton: Man in the Shadows Kent Jones

2008 Les plages d'Agnès Agnès Varda

2009 Tales from the Script Peter Hanson

2010 Bill Cunningham: New York Richard Press
Cave of Forgotten Dreams Werner Herzog
Happy People: Year in Taiga Werner Herzog
Life & Work of Jack Cardiff Craig McCall
Restrepo Tim Hetherington / Sebastian Junger
Truffaut/Godard Two in the Wave Emmanuel Laurent

2011 The Captains William Shatner
Charlotte Rampling: The Look Angelina Maccarone
Into the Abyss Werner Herzog
Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Gilles Penso
These Amazing Shadows Paul Mariano / Kurt Norton
The Story of Film: An Odyssey Mark Cousins

2012 Ethel Rory Kennedy
Pervert's Guide to Ideology Sophie Fiennes
Room 237 Rodney Ascher
Samsara Ron Fricke
Side by Side Christopher Kenneally
Le Siècle de Cartier-Bresson Pierre Assouline

2013 The Act of Killing Joshua Oppenheimer / C Cynn
The Captains Close Up William Shatner
Finding Vivian Maier John Maloof / Charlie Siskel
A Fuller Life Samantha Fuller
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Sophie Huber
How to Make Money Selling Drugs Matthew Cooke
Inequality for All Jacob Kornbluth
Stories We Tell Sahah Polley
The Trials of Muhammad Ali Bill Siegel
20 Feet from Stardom Morgan Neville

2014 Life Itself Steve James
Korengal Sebastian Junger
Magician: Orson Welles Chuck Workman

2015 The Dying of the Light Peter Flynn
Hitchcock/Truffaut Kent Jones
Listen to Me Marlon Stevan Riley
The Look of Silence Joshua Oppenheimer

2016 I Am Not Your Negro Raoul Peck
Into the Inferno Werner Herzog
Journey Through French Cinema Bertrand Tavernier
Lo & Behold: Reveries Connected World Werner Herzog
OJ: Made in America Ezra Edelman
Voyage of Time Terrence Malick

2017 Visages Villages (Faces Places) Agnès Varda
My Generation David Batty

2018 Survivors Guide to Prison Matthew Cooke
Making Montgomery Clift Robert A Clift / Hillary Demmon
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Morgan Neville
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Morgan Neville

2019 Agnès by Varda Agnès Varda
Mike Wallace Is Here Avi Belkin

2021 Capote Tapes Ebs Burnough
Truman & Tennessee Lisa Immordino Vreeland

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Music & Musician Documentaries & Concerts

Documentaries are in blue with director names.
Black entries are recordings of musical concerts.

1963 Pete Seeger Live in Australia

1965 Pete Seeger Rainbow Quest - Judy Collins

1966 Jacques Brel Les Anieux a L'Olympia

1967 Dont Look Back D A Pennebaker
Festival Murray Lerner

1968 Monterey Pop D A Pennebaker

1970 Woodstock Michael Wadleigh

1978 The Last Waltz Martin Scorsese

1979 The Kids Are Alright Jeff Stein

1984 Clancy Brothers Reunion Belfast
Nana Mouskouri at the Herod Atticus in Athens

1988 Roy Orbison: Black & White Night

1990 Highwaymen: On Road Again

1993 Bob Dylan: 30th Anniversary Gavin Taylor
Kris Kristofferson: Life & Work Paul Joyce

1997 Clancy Brothers Farewell to Ireland

2003 Cher: The Farewell Tour
Herbert Gronemeyer: Mensch Live

2004 Kris Kristofferson
Waylon Jennings
James Taylor: Pull Over

2005 Mireille Mathieu a L'Olympia
Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Lian Lunson
No Way Home: Bob Dylan Martin Scorsese

2006 Johnny Cash (collection)
Waylon Jennings: Nashville Rebel
Modern Jazz Quartet 40th Ann Tour
Neil Young: Heart of Gold Jonathan Demme
Sanctuary: Lisa Gerrard Clive Collier
Woody Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home Peter Frumkin

2007 Liam Clancy: Yes... Those Were the Days
Nana Mouskouri Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Amazing Journey: The Who Crowder / Lerner / Patton
Other Side of Mirror: Bob Dylan Newport M Lerner
Pete Seeger: Power of Song Jim Brown

2008 Nana Mouskouri Live in Berlin & Athens

2009 Celtic Thunder
Leonard Cohen: Songs from Road
Leonard Cohen: Live in London
Neil Diamond Hot August Night
Genius Within: Glenn Gould M Hozer / P Raymont
Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound Mary Wharton
Leonard Cohen: Isle of Wight 1970 Murray Lerner
The Yellow Bittern (Liam Clancy) Alan Gilsenan

2010 Brian Wilson: Songwriter
Leonard Cohen Lonesome Heroes

2011 Harry Belafonte: Sing Your Song Susanne Rostock

2013 Leonard Cohen: Live in Dublin

2014 Mireille Mathieu: Liebe lebt (Love Lives)

2016 Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration

Rolling Thunder Revue Bob Dylan Story Martin Scorsese

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About My Particular Perhaps Peculiar Cinema Preferences

Writing about the visual/auditory art of movies needs a special syntax, I think, & I don't have it yet, so please pardon me while i grope. This is a long project.....everything will come in time. Some reflections in rough form:

Over the 20 years of this project, my listing has expanded from movies I like seeing repeatedly to include also ones worth contemplating for sundry reasons.

At this time, there are maybe 1700 titles to consider, including nearly all the top 376 films that got 5 or more critics votes from 846 international movie critics in the 2012 Sight & Sound poll. Maybe half the rest got 4 or less votes, & the remainder are films that are generally overlooked, some deservedly so. In 2012, 2045 films were named by critics & an additional several hundred by film directors. The reality is that 1/2 million movies or more have made since the advent of cinema, multiple millions if one includes films of all lengths.

We don't know where the history of film will be 50 years from now. Most of us won't be here. I've been around long enough to have seen nearly all of the most widely known films ever made. My concept is that all films are art or attempts at thereof, but some are superior to others.

Compare movies with paintings or single works of art. The art field contains a plethora of recognised masterpieces which, via reproductions, are not beyond anyone's ability to glimpse in a reasonable amount of time. We may view a single art work in one second or linger for one million seconds

Not so with movies. They require an average of 2 hours to see, regardless of quality, or our interest. We can walk out, but even that takes a half-hour of our time.

Some paintings or single art pieces stir our feelings so sharply that we're aware they're something special. Others don't. Our entire lives are deluged by art images, from all sorts of aesthetic repros to our kid's classroom arts, & more ubiquitously & dullingly, we're assaulted by adverts.

Similarly with the movies, with only their trailers giving us a limited taste of what they may be. Trailers are like tiny product samples & we don't really know the thing until we try it.

Thus, we need some sort of input about a movie before we commit ourselves. Word-of-mouth from people whose opinions we respect is necessary beyond the adverts. Besides friends' recommendations, we read critics whose opinions we respect. Simultaneously, we look at movies variously for art &/or temporary entertainment.

Some films provide a pleasant or informative viewing experience once only. The majority of documentaries, even award-winning ones fall into this category, unless you're a cinema student studying the 'how' over the 'what'.

Occasionally we see a film which seems OK tho not special, and then we see again by chance or hunch, & discover that we like it far more. Other times, we rediscover some films that we love again as years ago. And some films impress on first view, then bore when seen again.

A enduring film is one which can & should be worth seeing repeatedly, so let's forget all the movies seen once for a moment's escape (or by mistake) & never seen again, like the daily newspapers read & tossed away, & more like great books returned to again & again because they touch or move or inspire in some special way, or maybe simply because the films are so well done that their "how" outlives their "what". Few movies today meet this criteria. And with the plethora of the inane, empty, subjectively personal or superficial new films, many older films rise in our esteem.

There's other subjective elements: Many of us tend to treasure more those movies seen during our younger formative years. Or we develop an attachment to a film because we first saw at a time of pleasurable life experience. Also, our personal experience sometimes coincide with the content of a movie & we are drawn to certain movies that reflect experiences important to our personal development.

My current selection of great films spans the critical specturm, from the rarely seen acclaimed selections of studious film critics to the popular audience pleasers often critically marginalised, but excluding certain award-winning successful movies which have no lasting content (IMHO) - the most significant omissions to be covered in essays stating why they may be worth seeing once for the sake of awareness & why 50 years from now they will probably be mere curiousities from today's rather crazy film era or popular taste. These are the titles missing from the current list, to be addressed especially. One example: Cameron's Titanic.

An 'enduring' film - i think the term 'great' is overused - may not exhibit extraordinary craftsmanship, but its technical quality needs a certain level of proficiency to not be negatively distracting. Multiple layers of meaning is a good reason to see a movie again - or perhaps so much happens that it is impossible to grasp everything with a single view. Or perhaps, the film features a performance by an actor & character with whom you feel a personal affinity, or the story itself is something that has unique individual significance.

Right now our list covers over 100 years since film evolved from its early primitive form to become a developed medium around 1915, via both improved production mechanics & creative development of the artists. I don't know how many will finally be listed. The projected publication date of Like Tears in Rain was November, 2019--no, it didn't happen.

There are already numerous excellent books with c.1000 film recommendations out there. How will Like Tears in Rain be different? I'm not yet sure, except it is not arbitrarily limited to a specific number, which to me has always seemed the dopiest & most needless way to make a selection.

In reasearching & preparing this selection, besides seeing all films 3 or more times, I'm surveying top films from the Sight & Sound BFI international polls of critics & directors throughout the world beginning with the first poll in 1952 to the most recent in 2012, the American Film & British Film Institute surveys, what's been noted at Cannes, Venice, the Oscars & other awards venues, as well as critics top lists year by year. In sum, Like Tears in Rain will be, God willing, encompassing, easy to read & nice to look at.

Altogether over 100 quality books on movies are being consulted with writings of some critics especially considered: Roger Ebert, Richard Schickel, Pauline Kael, Stanley Kaufmann, Andrew Sarris, Jonathan Rosenbaum, J Hoberman, David Denby, Manny Farber, Geoffrey O'Brien, Robert Warshow, Otis Ferguson, David Thomson, Anthony Lane, Arthur Knight, James Agee, John Simon, André Bazin, Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Martin Scorsese, Peter Bagdanovich & New York Times critics past & present. The intention is that Like Tears in Rain be definitive, & of lasting value to both cinema lovers AND, maybe, more importantly, the professional film making community.
Big goals. Maybe dreams.

A number of films currently listed are virtually unknown, or forgotten, or were dismissed critically at the time of their release & are seldom seen today. Many movies will be removed & many added. Right now, there are oversights & several films now await 3rd or 4th or 5th viewings.

What critic starting out today can possibly see as many films as I have since I began in 1949, or other critics or filmmakers who also grew up during my era, who are still working or producing, such as Scorsese or Rosenbaum or Thomson? So many of the finest, most incisive, have left us recently: Sarris, Ebert, Schickel, Kaufmann.

In commenting on his selections in the last S&S poll, Roger Ebert said that because one film offers a more positive view of life than another is not a defensible criteria. I disagree, & believe worthwhile art should uplift our human spirit or broaden our awareness or perception of life, not leave us depressed because of the assimilation of a disturbed artist's personality or ot reinforces his narrow or deadened view of the world. But, yes, there may be some films included with the caveat that are not something that may leave you feeling grand, but may be worth a look if their content appeals. An example is Fassbinder's Berlin Alexanderplatz, a 14 hour beautifully rendered drama of life on the lower fringe of German society around 1930. Pretty sad, yet containing the sense of the despondent milieu that welcomed Hitler & made possible his rise to power.

A special interest: the restoration of Stanley Kramer's reputation. Today, Kramer is critically ignored because his best films each had a singular theme or message which could not be missed by anyone in the very large audiences he designed his films to attract. He did not make films for the intellectually astute who express their perceptions to a select audience of equally astute viewers, but for the widest possible audiences & in an entertainingly dramatic way & with sometimes wry humour, to truly influence a necessary change in general perception by leaving a lasting impression in the consciousness or subconscious of viewers.

Kramer's On the Beach may have helped save the world. It is unlikely that anyone involved in the precarious Cuban missle crisis in 1962 had not seen the movie.

In my opinion, among today's post-apocalypse wasteland cinema treats, On the Beach plays well as a parable of what might have happened then. It's semi-documentary air seems over-looked. The engrossing dramatic structure is played by an excellent cast of screen stars from that era. That the event did not happen may to whatever small degree be attributed to the wide influence & popularity of this film. Except for Titanic what other movie about disaster has been comparatively popular? Evidently, it was God's will that man survive, but it is man's job to do the best he can in the right direction. I believe On the Beach may be one of the most positively influential movies ever made, yet it seems weirdly popular for most all 'serious' critics to negate Kramer & the film today....because he certainly wasn't subtle in his messages.

Judgment at Nuremberg has a fine cast giving engrossing performances, super cinematography & a script presenting the most encompassing story of WWII's aftermath, including the topical political, of any film i've seen. It's a shame that this film, among the over 2000 cited by at least one critic in the last S&S poll, did not receive one vote.

I've seen Judgment at Nuremberg as many times as The Searchers, Vertigo & many Hitchcock, The Magnificent Ambersons, Ikiru, 8 1/2, Touch of Evil, It's a Wonderful Life, The Wild Bunch, Star Wars, Blade Runner over the years (somewhere b/w 15-30 times---i lose count), & still find it involving.

John Huston is another fairly denigrated director, unreasonably I believe, though in general, i agree with the overall critical accessment of most directors' works, with the exception of a few newer or contemporary artists.

Like Tears in Rain will also have special sections devoted to Westerns, Film Noir & other genres. Documentaries or non-fiction films require a different approach. Some can be viewed numerous times, others are worth seeing once, but have little or nothing to offer in a 2nd viewing.

I'm lucky. I've seen between 25 & 35,000 different films. I see anything worthwhile many times - multi-layered movies by intent or by chance inspire lingering fascination.

Super visuals, fine directing, strong, quirky, surreal or unusual stories & dialogue, actors with distinctive personalities (very few today), appropriate music or sound - all combine to make a movie worth seeing more than twice.

Criticism is inordinately subjective - who doesn't know that? I've seen most great silent films at least a couple of times, but embraced only Dreyer's Passion of Joan of Arc until recently, perhaps partly because the D'Arcs & Cherpitels are related in French ancestry. Recently i've added other highly regarded classics to broaden my view & question previous likes & dislikes. I seek to see 'inside' the opinions of the major critics. If a personal favorite is at odds with 'conventional wisdom' i've got to have good reason to accept or discard the majority opinion.

Many silent films are beautifully done for their time, but techniques of image & sound were not reasonably perfected until the late 1930s. Also, most silents have overwrought or simplistic stories & the stylised acting is often quaint by today's standard. Few imaginative new scores have been to silents, which might add to their completion. One essential lacking of silent movies, that others sometimes consider a 'plus' is that they have no natively created to me, it is like being 'hearing impaired'---a silent is more than 1/2 a movie, but it is not a total audio/visual experience either.

Most of my film prefs begin in the late 1930s. But restorations & Blu-ray have done a superb job in making silent films more enjoyable visually. Most all the films listed are in my personal collection. I'm replacing every possible DVD with Blu-ray editions as they become available. Blu-ray or 'BD' is extraordinarily addictive for its superior resolution, & have made innumerable silent films more enjoyable than they've been since they were new 90-100 years ago. American owners of old titles are slow to make classics available in the USA in BD, thus many Blu-ray transfers of USA classics come from overseas.

Westerns are 10% of my collection. Director faves include Hitchcock, Truffaut, Ford, A Mann, Bresson, Peckinpah, Kieslowski, Renoir, Ozu, Wilder, Huston, Sam Fuller & both Rays. Actors: Bogart, Clift, Mitchum, Stewart, Cooper, Lancaster, K Douglas, Peck, R Scott, Brando, Wayne. Today's most interesting directors are Malick, Herzog & Eastwood. Most watchable living actors: Robert Downey Jr, Jennifer Lawrence & Isabelle Huppert.

I like movies of spiritual import, obvious or subtle: The Gospel According to St. Matthew (& Dreyer's, Bresson's & Besson's Joan), Star Wars, Chariots of Fire, E.T., Blade Runner, The Tree of Life & Malick, & Kieslowski.

Comedies & musicals: few engage me after 2 viewings. The 'how' of the comedy & jokes must outlast the 'what', & the songs have gotta be great.

Like Tears in Rain book will resemble this page in proportions of graphics & text, movie posters the principal visual, & layout more aesthetic in design.

I'm still searching for the right language syntax, & ask your forgiveness if i've said anything which has offended in any way, or for rambling. Thank you for reading.

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