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TNI's Favourite 101 Movies

So finally I got into the mood of making a list of my absolute favourite films after all these years. It has not been an easy task; but after hours of scouring my movie collection and my memory, I must admit that I'm quite satisfied with the final list. SO here it is.....


*1 Film Per Director.

Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Sunrise: A Song Of Two Humans (1927)
The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1928)
M (1931)
Trouble In Paradise (1932)
Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
Humanity And Paper Balloons (1937)
Under The Bridges (1945)
Children Of Paradise (1945)
A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Letter From An Unknown Woman (1948)
Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
In A Lonely Place (1950)
Orpheus (1950)
Sansho The Bailiff (1954)
Seven Samurai (1954)
Les Diaboliques (1955)
Night Of The Hunter (1955)
Touch Of Evil (1958)
Rio Bravo (1959)
The 400 Blows (1959)
The Apartment (1960)
Psycho (1960)
The Cloud Capped Star (1960)
Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
The House Is Black (1963)
Woman In The Dunes (1964)
I Am Cuba (1964)
Black God, White Devil (1964)
The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)
Shadows Of Forgotten Ancestors (1965)
Persona (1966)
The Battle Of Algiers (1966)
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Marketa Lazarova (1967)
The Red And The White (1967)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Hour Of The Furnaces (1968)
Army Of Shadows (1969)
Shonen (1969)
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Invasion (1969)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Aguirre, The Wrath Of God (1972)
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Spirit Of The Beehive (1973)
A Woman Under The Influence (1974)
Celine & Julie Go Boating (1974)
Edvard Munch (1974)
The Mirror (1975)
Jeanne Dielman (1975)
Harvest: 3000 Years (1976)
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
The Marriage Of Maria Braun (1979)
From The Cloud To The Resistance (1979)
In Search Of Famine (1980)
Himala (1982)
The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Sans Soleil (1983)
Three Crowns Of The Sailor (1983)
Paris, Texas (1984)
Once Upon A Time In America (1984)
My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1984)
Shoah (1985)
Peking Opera Blues (1986)
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On (1987)
Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
Landscape In The Mist (1988)
A City Of Sadness (1989)
Why Has Bodhi Dharma Left For The East? (1989)
Near Death (1989)
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Days Of Being Wild (1990)
Close-up (1990)
A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)
Unforgiven (1992)
Naked (1993)
The Blue Kite (1993)
Groundhog Day (1993)
In The Heat Of The Sun (1994)
Dead Man (1995)
Maboroshi (1995)
Underground (1995)
Breaking The Waves (1996)
The Thin Red Line (1998)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Beau Travail (1999)
Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Talk To Her (2002)
Oasis (2002)
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2004)
Cache (2005)
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
Syndromes And A Century (2006)
4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days (2007)
Extraordinary Stories (2008)
The Act of Killing (2013)
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Excellent list.

There are definitely a few on there I'll have to check out too at some point. First among them being Sansho The Bailiff - given how highly it's regarded on your list and how excellent Ugestu is.
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Very nice list indeed - I see you have some Czech New Wave in there, and great to see an Ingmar Bergman film too, Persona is just fantastic. And of course happy to see quite a few fans of The Werckmeister Harmonies on here.
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I had to leave out Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer, Spielberg, Scorsese, Wong and some other well known directors. Not that I find their films unworthy of my list, but over time my appreciation for the above mentioned directors has fallen. I'm also surprised that there are hardly any films that came before the 40s. My knowledge of cinema before the 50s is also quite limited... (I cant think of any more favourites from the 40s other than my top 10 of that decade).
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Great! I should use this as a reference for foreign films I haven't seen yet. We seem to have a pretty similar taste in art films.
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Excellent list.

There are definitely a few on there I'll have to check out too at some point. First among them being Sansho The Bailiff - given how highly it's regarded on your list and how excellent Ugestu is.
How many have you seen?
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How many have you seen?
I've seen:
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  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  2. Touch Of Evil (1958)
  3. Persona (1966)
  4. Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
  5. Psycho (1960)
  6. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  7. Spirited Away (2001)
  8. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  9. Mulholland Drive (2001)
  10. Alien (1979)
  11. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
  12. Stalker (1979)
  13. The Third Man (1949)
  14. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  15. Aguirre, The Wrath Of God (1972)
  16. Harakiri (1962)
  17. Seven Samurai (1953)
  18. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  19. Lord Of The Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)
  20. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  21. White Heat (1949)
  22. Sunrise (1927)
  23. The Shining (1980)
  24. Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)
  25. Das Boot (1981)
  26. Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)
  27. Army Of Shadows (1969)
  28. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  29. Memories Of Murder (2003)
  30. Unforgiven (1992)
  31. Brazil (1985)
  32. Woman In The Dunes (1964)
  33. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
  34. Yi Yi (2000)
  35. The Blue Kite (1993)
  36. Dead Man (1995)
  37. Werckmeister Harmonies (2001)
  38. A Summer At Grandpa's (1984)
  39. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  40. The 400 Blows (1959)
  41. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
  42. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
  43. Inglorious Basterds (2009)
  44. Orpheus (1950)
  45. Viridiana (1961)
  46. The Conformist (1970)
  47. A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)
  48. Millennium Actress (2001)
  49. Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
  50. Wall-E (2008)
  51. The Marriage Of Maria Braun (1978)
  52. Possession (1981)
  53. Talk To Her (2003)
  54. Network (1976)
  55. City Of God (2003)
  56. Spirit Of The Beehive (1973)
  57. Rear Window (1954)
  58. Hero (2002)
  59. Downfall (2004)
  60. The Battle Of Algiers (1966)
  61. Les Diaboliques (1955)
  62. Angel's Egg (1985)
  63. Wings Of Desire (1987)
  64. Moon (2009)
  65. Trainspotting (1996)
  66. Blade Runner (1982)
  67. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
  68. The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)
  69. Branded To Kill (1967)
  70. M (1931)
  71. On The Waterfront (1954)
  72. Red Cliff (2008)
  73. Sonatine (1993)
  74. The War Game (1965)
  75. Starship Troopers (1997)
  76. The Hole (1998)
  77. I Am Cuba (1963)
  78. The Thin Red Line (1998)
  79. The Holy Mountain (1973)
  80. Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter... And Spring (2003)
  81. The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin (1978)

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^ Nice, then if you're interested you should check these out in order:

Sansho the bailiff
Three crowns of the sailor
A brighter summer day
Valerie and her week of wonders
Peking opera blues
The hourglass sanatorium
The Draughtsman's contract

And perhaps the most challenging film on the list, Marketa Lazarova, which is similar to Andrei Rublev.
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^ Nice, then if you're interested you should check these out in order:

Sansho the bailiff
Three crowns of the sailor
A brighter summer day
Valerie and her week of wonders
Peking opera blues
The hourglass sanatorium
The Draughtsman's contract
I will definitely check out those during the summer when I have a little more time.

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And perhaps the most challenging film on the list, Marketa Lazarova, which is similar to Andrei Rublev.
I do love Andrei Rublev. I'm looking forward to watching it.

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Oh, and I forgot about a few other superb movies that did not make the list:

Extraordinary Stories (2008) -Almost made my top 101. 4 hours of fascinating storytelling.
The Man Who Sleeps (1974) -existential work which I can easily identify with.
Siberiade (1979)
The Incredibles (2004) -2nd best Pixar.
Days of Being Wild (1993) -Wong Kar Wai found his visual style - loathsome characters and fancy ribbons wrapping up nothingless.
La Haine (1995) - a little racist because of how it stereotyped and seemed to blame the immigrants for the social unrest in France at that time, but still damn good.
Once upon a time in China (1991) -Peking Opera Blues may be the epitome of Hong Kong cinema in the 80s, Once upon a time in china is Jet Li in top form.
Braveheart (1995)
Street of Crocodiles (1986)
Alphaville (1965) -which is probably the best Godard ive seen. He does make a lot of crappy movies though.
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