Saturday, 14 November 2015

50 Greatest Films

Psycho
Fifty greatest films, in chronological order, selected from a database of 500 titles. See also: Ten Essential Films.

1900s
A Trip To The Moon (Georges Melies, 1902)

1910s
Intolerance (DW Griffith, 1916)
The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1919)

1920s
Battleship Potemkin (Sergei Eisenstein, 1925)
Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927)
Un Chien Andalou (Luis Bunuel, 1928)
Man With A Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929)

1930s
Frankenstein (James Whale, 1931)
City Lights (Charlie Chaplin, 1931)
The Public Enemy (William Wellman, 1931)
42nd Street (Lloyd Bacon, 1933)
Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (David Hand, 1937)
Bringing Up Baby (Howard Hawks, 1938)
Gone With The Wind (Victor Fleming, 1939)
Stagecoach (John Ford, 1939)

1940s
Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)
The Maltese Falcon (John Huston, 1941)
Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942)
Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder, 1944)
Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946)
The Lady From Shanghai (Orson Welles, 1947)
Out Of The Past (Jacques Tourneur, 1947)
Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio de Sica, 1948)

1950s
Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
Singin' In The Rain (Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly, 1952)
Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa, 1952)
On The Waterfront (Elia Kazan, 1954)
Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)
Creature From The Black Lagoon (Jack Arnold, 1954)
The Searchers (John Ford, 1956)
Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)
Touch Of Evil (Orson Welles, 1958)
Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959)

1960s
Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960)
Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)
Blood & Black Lace (Mario Bava, 1964)
Dr Strangelove (Stanley Kubrick, 1964)
The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly (Sergio Leone, 1966)
Dont Look Back (DA Pennebaker, 1967)
2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

1970s
A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971)
The Godfather (Francis Coppola, 1972)
Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974)
Jaws (Steven Spielberg, 1975)
Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976)
Annie Hall (Woody Allen, 1977)
Apocalypse Now (Francis Coppola, 1979)

1980s
Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese, 1980)

1990s
Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
Toy Story (John Lasseter, 1995)

2000s
Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)

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