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The Greatest 200 Films of All Time (In Progress)

by N. Kumar
The Greatest 200 Films of All Time (In Progress) by N. Kumar
This is a list that is still very much in progress. The only way I can trick my brain into being able to make this list is telling myself to make a top 20 of all time, only including films that I believe are frame by frame perfect, and hopefully that 20 should end up being around 200. There’s a lot of films that I need to re-watch before cementing their status on this list, and a lot of films in general I still need to watch for the first time, so this list will probably take me a few years to complete. Enjoy! In Alphabetical Order (for now) The 400 Blows – François Truffaut, 1959 The Battle of Algiers – Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966 Bicycle… Read more

This is a list that is still very much in progress. The only way I can trick my brain into being able to make this list is telling myself to make a top 20 of all time, only including films that I believe are frame by frame perfect, and hopefully that 20 should end up being around 200. There’s a lot of films that I need to re-watch before cementing their status on this list, and a lot of films in general I still need to watch for the first time, so this list will probably take me a few years to complete. Enjoy!

In Alphabetical Order (for now)

The 400 Blows – François Truffaut, 1959
The Battle of Algiers – Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966
Bicycle Thieves – Vittorio De Sica, 1948
Casablanca – Michael Curtiz, 1942
Days of Heaven – Terrence Malick, 1978
The Deer Hunter – Michael Cimino, 1978
Fallen Angels – Wong Kar-Wai, 1995
The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly – Sergio Leone, 1966
In the Mood for Love – Wong Kar-Wai, 2000
The King of Comedy – Martin Scorsese, 1983
Letter From an Unknown Woman – Max Ophüls, 1948
McCabe & Mrs. Miller – Robert Altman, 1971
Nashville – Robert Altman, 1975
Once Upon a Time in America – Sergio Leone, 1984
Persona – Ingmar Bergman, 1966
Raging Bull – Martin Scorsese, 1980
The Roaring Twenties – Raoul Walsh, 1939
Shoot the Piano Player – François Truffaut, 1960
Singin’ in the Rain – Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen, 1952
Taxi Driver – Martin Scorsese, 1976
There Will Be Blood – Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007

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