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FILM CENTENNIUM

by waywardwaters
THE TOP 100 GREATEST FILMS OF ALL TIME (as of 01/01/18) Absent on MUBI: #65. Chang Cheh – The Pirate 1973 #60. Trilogy of Swordsmanship placement is for Chang Cheh – The Tigress 1972 THERE ARE LONG REVIEWS (ESSAYS) FOR THE TOP 10 FILMS (+ ‘A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY’ AND ‘THE HORSE THIEF’). IF INTERESTED SEND ME A MESSAGE (awaytoxia@gmail.com) AND I CAN SEND THEM TO YOU. FILM CENTENNIUM 100. John Carpenter – Assault on Precinct 13 1 hour, 31 minutes Genre: Thriller | #3 Thriller All-Time Nation: USA Year: 1976 99. Buster Keaton – Seven Chances 56 minutes Genre: Short | Short Silent Comedy Nation: USA Year: 1925 98. Edward Yang – That Day, on the… Read more

THE TOP 100 GREATEST FILMS OF ALL TIME
(as of 01/01/18)

Absent on MUBI:
#65. Chang Cheh – The Pirate 1973

#60. Trilogy of Swordsmanship placement is for Chang Cheh – The Tigress 1972

THERE ARE LONG REVIEWS (ESSAYS) FOR THE TOP 10 FILMS (+ ‘A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAYANDTHE HORSE THIEF’). IF INTERESTED SEND ME A MESSAGE (awaytoxia@gmail.com) AND I CAN SEND THEM TO YOU.

FILM CENTENNIUM

100. John Carpenter – Assault on Precinct 13
1 hour, 31 minutes
Genre: Thriller | #3 Thriller All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1976

99. Buster Keaton – Seven Chances
56 minutes
Genre: Short | Short Silent Comedy
Nation: USA
Year: 1925

98. Edward Yang – That Day, on the Beach
2 hours, 46 minutes
Genre: Drama | Feminist Drama
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 1983

97. Edward Yang – A Confucian Confusion
2 hours, 5 minutes
Genre: Comedy | Romantic Comedy (Rom-Com) | #3 Comedy All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 1994

96. Frank Borzage – Street Angel
1 hour, 42 minutes
Genre: Romance | Silent Romance
Nation: USA
Year: 1928

95. Carl Theodor Dreyer – Ordet
2 hours, 5 minutes
Genre: Drama | Religious Drama
Nation: DENMARK
Year: 1955

94. Ingmar Bergman – The Virgin Spring
1 hour, 25 minutes
Genre: Drama | Religious Drama
Nation: SWEDEN
Year: 1960

93. Akira Kurosawa – Throne of Blood
1 hour, 50 minutes
Genre: Drama | Shakespearean Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1957

92. Douglas Sirk – Written on the Wind
1 hour, 39 minutes
Genre: Drama | Melodrama
Nation: USA
Year: 1956

91. Douglas Sirk – The Tarnished Angels
1 hour, 31 minutes
Genre: Drama
Nation: USA
Year: 1957

90. Buster Keaton – The General
1 hour, 19 minutes
Genre: Action | Silent Action Comedy
Nation: USA
Year: 1926

89. Stanley Kubrick – Paths of Glory
1 hour, 28 minutes
Genre: War | Anti-War | #2 War All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1957

88. Fritz Hippler – The Eternal Jew
1 hour, 2 minutes
Genre: Documentary | Third Reich Propaganda | #3 Documentary All-Time
Nation: GERMANY
Year: 1940

87. Buster Keaton – The Cameraman
1 hour, 7 minutes
Genre: Romance | Silent Romantic-Comedy (Rom-Com)
Nation: USA
Year: 1928

86. Hou Hsiao-Hsien – Three Times
2 hours, 10 minutes
Genre: Romance
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 2005

85. Chang Cheh – Have Sword Will Travel
1 hour, 41 minutes
Genre: Eastern | Wuxia
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1969

84. Carl Theodor Dreyer – Day of Wrath
1 hour, 37 minutes
Genre: Drama | Anti-Religious Drama
Nation: DENMARK
Year: 1943

83. Robert Bresson – Au Hasard Balthazar
1 hour, 35 minutes
Genre: Drama | Religious Drama
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1966

82. Howard Hawks – Only Angels Have Wings
2 hours, 1 minute
Genre: Drama | Adventure-Drama
Nation: USA
Year: 1939

81. Kenji Mizoguchi – A Geisha
1 hour, 25 minutes
Genre: Drama | Feminist Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1953

80. Werner Herzog – Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht
1 hour, 47 minutes
Genre: Horror | Anti-Horror | #1 Horror All-Time
Nation: GERMANY
Year: 1979

79. Robert Bresson – Mouchette
1 hour, 21 minutes
Genre: Drama | Feminist Drama
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1967

78. Yoshishige Yoshida – Akitsu Springs
1 hour, 53 minutes
Genre: Romance | Romantic Melodrama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1962

77. Fei Mu – Spring in a Small Town
1 hour, 33 minutes
Genre: Drama | Romantic Drama
Nation: CHINA (MAINLAND)
Year: 1948

76. Mikio Naruse – A Woman’s Life
2 hours, 6 minutes
Genre: Drama | Feminist Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1963

75. Mikio Naruse – Hideko the Bus Conductress
54 minutes
Genre: Short | Short Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1941

74. Luchino Visconti – Rocco and His Brothers
2 hours, 50 minutes
Genre: Drama | Family Crime-Drama
Nation: ITALY
Year: 1960

73. Yasujiro Ozu – Late Autumn
2 hours, 3 minutes
Genre: Drama | Family Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1960

72. Max Ophüls – Letter from an Unknown Woman
1 hour, 26 minutes
Genre: Romance
Nation: USA
Year: 1948

71. Chang Cheh – Dead End
1 hour, 45 minutes
Genre: Drama | Coming-of-Age Yanggang Drama
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1969

70. Mikio Naruse – Whistling in Kotan
2 hours, 6 minutes
Genre: Drama | Race Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1959

69. Sergio Leone – Once Upon a Time in the West
2 hours, 57 minutes
Genre: Western | Epic Spaghetti Western
Nation: ITALY
Year: 1968

68. Andrei Tarkovsky – Andrei Rublev
3 hours, 25 minutes
Genre: Biography | Epic Anti-Biographical Religious Drama | #2 Biography All-Time
Nation: RUSSIA
Year: 1966

67. Jacques Tourneur – I Walked with a Zombie
1 hour, 9 minutes
Genre: Mystery | Mystery-Horror | #3 Mystery All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1943

66. John Woo – Hard Boiled
2 hours, 6 minutes
Genre: Action | Heroic Bloodshed
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1992

65. Chang Cheh – The Pirate
1 hour, 32 minutes
Genre: Action | Action-Biography
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1973

64. Terrence Malick – Badlands
1 hour, 34 minutes
Genre: Crime | Adventure-Crime
Nation: USA
Year: 1973

63. François Truffaut – Bed and Board
1 hour, 37 minutes
Genre: Drama | Marriage-Drama
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1970

62. François Truffaut – Antoine et Collette
32 minutes
Genre: Short | Short Romance
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1962

61. Mikio Naruse – Lightning
1 hour, 27 minutes
Genre: Drama | Melodrama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1952

60. Chang Cheh – The Tigress
37 minutes
Genre: Short | Romanticist Action Short
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1972

59. Jacques Demy – The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
1 hour, 31 minutes
Genre: Musical | Romantic Musical
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1964

58. D.W. Griffith – A Corner in Wheat
14 minutes
Genre: Short | Short Silent Drama | #3 Short All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1909

57. D.W. Griffith – The Unchanging Sea
14 minutes
Genre: Short | Short Silent Drama | #2 Short All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1910

56. Hou Hsiao-Hsien – Dust in the Wind
1 hour, 49 minutes
Genre: Drama | Coming-of-Age Anti-Drama
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 1986

55. Orson Welles – F for Fake
1 hour, 27 minutes
Genre: Documentary | Mockumentary | #2 Documentary All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1973

54. Eric Rohmer – A Tale of Winter
1 hour, 54 minutes
Genre: Romance | Philosophical Romance
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1992

53. Hou Hsiao-Hsien – Goodbye South, Goodbye
1 hour, 56 minutes
Genre: Crime | Coming-of-Age Anti-Crime
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 1996

52. Johnnie To – Drug War
1 hour, 47 minutes
Genre: Crime | Action-Crime
Nation: CHINA (MAINLAND)
Year: 2012

51. Akira Kurosawa – Seven Samurai
3 hours, 27 minutes
Genre: Drama | Epic Adventure Action-Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1954

50. Edward Yang – Taipei Story
1 hour, 50 minutes
Genre: Drama | Anti-Urban Drama
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 1985

49. Joseph H. Lewis – Gun Crazy
1 hour, 26 minutes
Genre: Romance | Crime-Romance Thriller
Nation: USA
Year: 1950

48. William A. Wellman – The Ox-Bow Incident
1 hour, 15 minutes
Genre: Western | American Crime-Western
Nation: USA
Year: 1943

47. Leni Riefenstahl – Triumph des Willens
1 hour, 54 minutes
Genre: Documentary | Third Reich Propaganda | #1 Documentary All-Time
Nation: GERMANY
Year: 1935

46. Robert Bresson – Une Femme Douce
1 hour, 28 minutes
Genre: Mystery | Feminist Mystery-Drama | #2 Mystery All-Time
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1969

45. Eric Rohmer – Full Moon in Paris
1 hour, 42 minutes
Genre: Drama | Anti-Feminist Drama
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1984

44. John Carpenter – They Live
1 hour, 33 minutes
Genre: Science-Fiction | Anti-Sci-Fi Documentary | #2 Science-Fiction All-TIme
Nation: USA
Year: 1988

43. Chang Cheh – Disciples of Shaolin
1 hour, 47 minutes
Genre: Drama | Action-Drama
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1975

42. Jacques Tati – Play Time
2 hours, 4 minutes
Genre: Comedy | Cosmic Urban Comedy | #2 Comedy All-Time
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1967

41. Akira Kurosawa – High and Low
2 hours, 23 minutes
Genre: Crime
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1963

40. Werner Herzog – Aguirre, the Wrath of God
1 hour, 34 minutes
Genre: Adventure | Anti-Adventure | #1 Adventure All-Time
Nation: GERMANY
Year: 1972

39. Jean-Luc Godard – Vivre sa Vie
1 hour, 20 minutes
Genre: Drama | Feminist Drama
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1962

38. Yasujiro Ozu – An Autumn Afternoon
1 hour, 53 minutes
Genre: Drama | Family Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1962

37. Chang Cheh – Shaolin Martial Arts
1 hour, 47 minutes
Genre: Action | Inspirational Action
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1974

36. Mikio Naruse – The Other Woman
1 hour, 46 minutes
Genre: Drama | Anti-Family Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1961

35. HIroshi Shimizu – Kanzashi
1 hour, 11 minutes
Genre: Drama | Transcendental Vacation Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1941

34. Buster Keaton – Sherlock Jr.
45 minutes
Genre: Short | Short Silent Comedy | #1 Short All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1924

33. King Hu – The Fate of Lee Khan
1 hour, 45 minutes
Genre: Eastern | Post-Wuxia Action
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 1973

32. Chang Cheh – Masked Avengers
1 hour, 32 minutes
Genre: Action | Anti-Superhero Illuminati Action | #3 Action All-Time
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1982

31. Yasujiro Ozu – Floating Weeds
1 hour, 54 minutes
Genre: Drama | Anti-Family Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1959

30. Robert Bresson – Four Nights of a Dreamer
1 hour, 27 minutes
Genre: Romance | Anti-Feminist Anti-Romance
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1971

29. Yoshishige Yoshida – Woman of the Lake
1 hour, 42 minutes
Genre: Thriller | Anti-Thriller-Drama | #2 Thriller All-Time
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1966

28. Yoshishige Yoshida – Farewell to the Summer Light
1 hour, 36 minutes
Genre: Romance | Anti-Adventure-Romance
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1968

27. Chang Cheh – The Delightful Forest
1 hour, 34 minutes
Genre: Eastern | Folkloric Yanggang Action
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1972

26. Mikio Naruse – Daughters, Wives and a Mother
2 hours, 3 minutes
Genre: Drama | Anti-Family Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1960

25. Hou Hsiao-Hsien – Millennium Mambo
1 hour, 41 minutes
Genre: Drama | Coming-of-Age Anti-Drama
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 2001

24. Kenji Mizoguchi – The Crucified Lovers
1 hour, 38 minutes
Genre: Romance | Romanticist Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1954

23. D.W. Griffith – Abraham Lincoln
1 hour, 34 minutes
Genre: Biography | Revisionist Biographical Drama | #1 Biography All-Time
Nation: USA
Year: 1930

22. Chang Cheh – 7 Man Army
1 hour, 40 minutes
Genre: War | Revisionist Postwar Yanggang Propaganda | #1 War All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
Year: 1976

21. Chang Cheh – Vengeance!
1 hour, 38 minutes
Genre: Action | Yanggang Heroic Bloodshed | #2 Action All-Time
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1970

20. Mikio Naruse – Flowing
1 hour, 57 minutes
Genre: Drama | Transcendental Feminist Drama
Nation: JAPAN
Year: 1956

19. Robert Bresson – A Man Escaped
1 hour, 37 minutes
Genre: Thriller | Anti-Thriller | #1 Thriller All-TIme
Nation: FRANCE
Year: 1956

18. Chang Cheh – Crippled Avengers
1 hour, 40 minutes
Genre: Action | Transcendental Romanticist Anti-Superhero Anti-Silent Anti-Musical Action | #1 Action All-Time
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
Year: 1978

17. D.W. Griffith – Orphans of the Storm
2 hours, 30 minutes
Genre: Drama | Epic Silent Revisionist Drama
Nation: USA
1921

16. Edward Yang – Majiang
2 hours, 1 minute
Genre: Comedy | Anti-Postmodern Black Comedy | #1 Comedy All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
1996

15. Robert Bresson – Pickpocket
1 hour, 15 minutes
Genre: Crime | #3 Crime All-Time
Nation: FRANCE
1959

14. Tian Zhuangzhuang – The Horse Thief
1 hour, 28 minutes
Genre: Crime | Transcendental Anti-Buddhist Crime | #2 Crime All-Time
Nation: CHINA (MAINLAND)
1986

13. Edward Yang – A Brighter Summer Day
3 hours, 57 minutes
Genre: Drama | Epic Coming-of-Age Drama | #3 Drama All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
1991

12. Michelangelo Antonioni – L’Eclisse
2 hours, 1 minute
Genre: Science-Fiction | Anti-Science Fiction Drama | #1 Science-Fiction All-Time
Nation: ITALY
1962

11. Frank Capra – The Bitter Tea of General Yen
1 hour, 27 minutes
Genre: Romance | Pre-Code Anti-Religious Chinxploitation Anti-Romance | #3 Romance All-Time
Nation: USA
1933

10. Robert Bresson – The Devil, Probably
1 hour, 33 minutes
Genre: Drama | Anti-Humanist Anti-Postmodern Anti-Religious Coming-of-Age Anti-Drama | #2 Drama All-Time
Nation: FRANCE
1977

9. King Hu – A Touch of Zen
3 hours, 20 minutes
Genre: Eastern | Epic Spiritual Zen Buddhist Wuxia | #3 Eastern All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
1971

8. Chang Cheh – Golden Swallow
1 hour, 29 minutes
Genre: Eastern | Romanticist Heroic Bloodshed Yanggang Wuxia | #2 Eastern All-Time
Nation: CHINA (HONG KONG)
1968

7. Robert Bresson – Lancelot du Lac
1 hour, 25 minutes
Genre: Fantasy | Anti-Romanticist Anti-Religious Anti-Fantasy | #1 Fantasy All-Time
Nation: FRANCE
1974

6. Mikio Naruse – Yearning
1 hour, 38 minutes
Genre: Romance | Idealist Anti-Romance | #2 Romance All-Time
Nation: JAPAN
1964

5. Edward Yang – The Terrorizers
1 hour, 49 minutes
Genre: Mystery | Transcendental Anti-Urban Anti-Feminist Daoist Mystery | #1 Mystery All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
1986

4. Mikio Naruse – Scattered Clouds
1 hour, 48 minutes
Genre: Romance | Ultimate Anti-Romance | #1 Romance All-Time
Nation: JAPAN
1967

3. Robert Bresson – L’Argent
1 hour, 25 minutes
Genre: Crime | Ultimate Anti-Humanist Anti-Postmodern Anti-Religious Anti-Crime Drama | #1 Crime All-Time
Nation: FRANCE
1983

2. Hou Hsiao-Hsien – Flowers of Shanghai
2 hours, 10 minutes
Genre: Drama | Transcendental Anti-Romance-Drama | #1 Drama All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
1998

1. King Hu – Dragon Gate Inn
1 hour, 51 minutes
Genre: Eastern | Transcendental Wuxia Qinqishuhua Gesamtkunstwerk | #1 Eastern All-Time
Nation: CHINA (TAIWAN)
1967

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