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May the list(s) go on: The 2012 Sight and Sound Director’s Poll

I love lists like these, they help us expand our horizons and experience art we would have never even heard of before. It’s great to watch one of these movies and then ask yourself why it’s considered great; maybe do some research afterwords, you learn a lot.

The 2012 Sight and Sound Director’s Poll (the movies I’ve seen are crossed out):

  1. Tokyo Story (1953)
  2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  3. Citizen Kane (1941)
  4. 8 1/2 (1963)
  5. Taxi Driver (1976)
  6. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  7. Vertigo (1958)
  8. The Godfather: Part I (1972)
  9. Mirror (1974)
  10. The Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  11. Breathless (1960)
  12. Raging Bull (1980)
  13. Persona (1966)
  14. The 400 Blows (1959)
  15. Andrei Rublev (1966)
  16. Fanny and Alexander (1984)
  17. Seven Samurai (1954)
  18. Rashomon (1950)
  19. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  20. Ordet (1955)
  21. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
  22. Modern Times (1936)
  23. L’Atalante (1934)
  24. Sunrise (1927)
  25. The Rules of the Game (1939)
  26. Touch of Evil (1958)
  27. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
  28. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
  29. La Strada (1954)
  30. Stalker (1979)
  31. City Lights (1931)
  32. L’Avventura (1960)
  33. Amarcord (1972)
  34. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
  35. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
  36. Come and See (1985)
  37. Close-Up (1989)
  38. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  39. La Dolce Vita (1960)
  40. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1927)
  41. Playtime (1967)
  42. A Man Escaped (1956)
  43. Viridiana (1961)
  44. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
  45. Contempt (1963)
  46. The Apartment (1960)
  47. Hour of the Wolf (1968)
  48. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  49. The Searchers (1956)
  50. Psycho (1960)
  51. Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
  52. Shoah (1985)
  53. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  54. L’Eclisse (1962)
  55. Pickpocket (1959)
  56. Pather Panchali (1955)
  57. Rear Window (1954)
  58. Goodfellas (1990)
  59. Blow Up (1966)
  60. The Conformist (1970)
  61. Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
  62. Gertrud (1964)
  63. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
  64. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
  65. Blue Velvet (1986)
  66. The Grand Illusion (1937)
  67. Badlands (1973)
  68. Blade Runner (1982)
  69. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  70. Ugetsu (1953)
  71. Singin’ in the Rain (1951)
  72. In the Mood for Love (2000)
  73. Journey to Italy (1954)
  74. Vivre Sa Vie (1962)
  75. The Seventh Seal (1957)
  76. Caché (2004)
  77. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  78. M (1931)
  79. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  80. The Shining (1980)
  81. The General (1926)
  82. Mulholland Dr. (2003)
  83. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  84. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
  85. Kes (1969)
  86. Husbands (1970)
  87. The Wild Bunch (1969)
  88. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
  89. Jaws (1975)
  90. Los Olvidados (1950)
  91. Pierrot le Fou (1965)
  92. Un Chien Andalou (1928)
  93. Chinatown (1975)
  94. The Mother and the Whore (1973)
  95. Beau Travail (1998)
  96. Opening Night (1977)
  97. The Gold Rush (1925)
  98. Zero de Conduite (1933)
  99. The Deer Hunter (1977)
  100. L’argent (1983)

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