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Rosetta (1999), The Son (2002), The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Distant (2002), Three Monkeys (2008), Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
The Lady Eve (1941), Sullivan's Travels (1941), The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Citizen Kane (1941), The Lady from Shanghai (1948), Touch of Evil (1958)
Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964), Agony (1981), Come and See (1985)
Seventh Heaven (1927), Man's Castle (1933), Moonrise (1948)
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Oldboy (2003), Lady Vengeance (2005)
Rome, Open City (1945), Germany, Year Zero (1947), Europa '51 (1952)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Salem's Lot (1979), Poltergeist (1982)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), The Graduate (1967), Primary Colors (1998)
Close-Up (1990), A Taste of Cherry (1997), The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
36 fillette (1988), Fat Girl (2001), Bluebeard (2009)
Pandora's Box (1928), Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), The Threepenny Opera (1931)
Le Voyage dans la lune (1902), Le Voyage a travers l'impossible (1904), Tunneling the Channel (1907)
The River (1997), What Time is it There? (2001), Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Inglourious Basterds (2009)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Roman Holiday (1953), Ben-Hur (1959)
The Cranes Are Flying (1957), The Letter That Was Never Sent (1959), I Am Cuba (1964)
Knife in the Water (1962), Rosemary's Baby (1968), Chinatown (1974)
The Unknown (1927), Dracula (1931), Freaks (1932)
Election (1999), The Descendants (2011), Nebraska (2013)
Clerks (1994), Chasing Amy (1997), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), The Deer Hunter (1978), Heaven's Gate (1980)
Swing Time (1936), A Place in the Sun (1951), Shane (1953)
Back to the Future (1985), Forrest Gump (1994), Cast Away (2000)
Breathless (1960), Bande à part (1964), Alphaville (1965)
My Own Private Idaho (1991), Good Will Hunting (1997), Elephant (2003)
All About My Mother (1999), Talk to Her (2002), Volver (2006)
The Cruise (1998), Capote (2005), Moneyball (2011)
Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972), Fitzcarraldo (1982), Grizzly Man (2005)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), Love Me Tonight (1932), The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Robocop (1987), Total Recall (1990), Starship Troopers (1997)
Winchester '73 (1950), The Naked Spur (1953), Man of the West (1958)
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Knocked Up (2007), This Is 40 (2012)
Notorious (1946), Rear Window (1954), Psycho (1960)
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), An American in Paris (1951), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
My Neighbour Totoro (1988), Princess Mononoke (1997), Spirited Away (2001)
American Beauty (1999), Road to Perdition (2002), Skyfall (2012)
The French Connection (1971), The Exorcist (1973), Sorcerer (1977)
The Man in the White Suit (1951), The Ladykillers (1955), Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Trainspotting (1996), 28 Days Later... (2002), Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Cat People (1942), Out of the Past (1947), Night of the Demon (1957)
Wild Strawberries (1957), The Seventh Seal (1957), Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Sátántangó (1994), Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), The Turin Horse (2011)
Man Is Not a Bird (1965), WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971), Montenegro (1981)
The Time to Live and the Time to Die (1985), Puppetmaster (1993), Three Times (2005)
This Sporting Life (1963), If... (1968), O Lucky Man! (1973)
Le Corbeau (1943), The Wages of Fear (1953), Les Diaboliques (1955)
Nanook of the North (1922), Man of Aran (1934), Louisiana Story (1948)
The Producers (1968), Young Frankenstein (1974), Blazing Saddles (1974)
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), The Truman Show (1998), Master and Commander (2003)
The Miracle Worker (1962), Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Night Moves (1975)
All That Heaven Allows (1955), Written on the Wind (1956), Imitation of Life (1959)
The Heart of the World (2000), The Saddest Music in the World (2003), My Winnipeg (2007)
Fox and His Friends (1975), The Marriage of Maria Braun (1978), Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Vampyr (1932), Ordet (1955)
The Yards (2000), We Own the Night (2007), Two Lovers (2008)
Heavenly Creatures (1994), Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001), King Kong (2005)
Cléo from 5 to 7 (1961), Le Bonheur (1965), Vagabond (1985)
Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000), Black Swan (2010)
Kicking and Screaming (1995), The Squid and the Whale (2005), Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Hunger (2008), Shame (2011), 12 Years a Slave (2013)
The Blood of a Poet (1930), La Belle et la bête (1946), Orpheus (1950)
Accattone (1961), Teorema (1968), Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Apollo 13 (1995), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Frost/Nixon (2008)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Dirty Harry (1971), Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
Crumb (1994), Ghost World (2001), Bad Santa (2003)
City Lights (1931), Modern Times (1936), The Great Dictator (1940)
Se7en (1995), Fight Club (1999), The Social Network (2010)
Walkabout (1971), Don't Look Now (1973), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
George Washington (2000), Undertow (2004), Pineapple Express (2008)
The Human Condition Trilogy (1959), Harakiri (1962), Kwaidan (1964)
Easy Rider (1969), Colors (1988), The Hot Spot (1990)
The Cure (1997), Pulse (2001), Tokyo Sonata (2008)
The Battle of Algiers (1965), Burn! (1969)
Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953), Mon oncle (1958), Playtime (1967)
Brazil (1985), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), Halloween (1978), The Thing (1982)
A Fistful of Dollars (1964), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Videodrome (1983), The Fly (1986), Dead Ringers (1988)
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Unforgiven (1992), Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Un Chien andalou (1928), Viridiana (1961), The Exterminating Angel (1962)
FilmsDirector
THX 1138 (1971), American Graffiti (1973), Star Wars (1977)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Good Night, and Good Luck (2005), The Ides of March (2011)
Red Dust (1932), The Wizard of Oz (1939), Gone with the Wind (1939)
On the Town (1949), Singin' in the Rain (1952), It's Always Fair Weather (1955)
Cronos (1992), The Devil's Backbone (2001), Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Y tu mamá también (2001), Children of Men (2006), Gravity (2013)
The Prowler (1951), The Servant (1963), The Go-Between (1970)
The Blue Angel (1930), Morocco (1930), The Scarlet Empress (1934)
Duel in the Sun (1946), The Fountainhead (1949), War and Peace (1956)
Annie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979), Zelig (1983)
La Strada (1954), La Dolce vita (1960), 8 ½ (1963)
Matrix Trilogy (1999), Cloud Atlas (2012)
Night of the Living Dead (1968), Martin (1977), Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Alice in the Cities (1974), Paris, Texas (1984), Wings of Desire (1987)
Casablanca (1942), Mildred Pierce (1945), The Breaking Point (1950)
Xala (1974), Ceddo (1977), Moolaadé (2004)
Les Astronautes (1959), La Jetée (1962), Sans soleil (1983)
Memento (2000), The Prestige (2006), The Dark Knight (2008)
Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
In the Realm of the Senses (1976), Empire of Passion (1978), Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
12 Angry Men (1957), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976)
The Virgin Suicides (1999), Lost in Translation (2003), Marie Antoinette (2006)
Stop Making Sense (1984), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Philadelphia (1993)
Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), No Country for Old Men (2007)
The 400 Blows (1959), Shoot the Piano Player (1960), Jules et Jim (1961)
High Noon (1952), From Here to Eternity (1953), A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), The Dirty Dozen (1967)
À propos de Nice (1930), Zero for Conduct (1933), Atalante, L' (1934)
Point Break (1991), The Hurt Locker (2008), Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
The Life of Oharu (1952), Ugetsu monogatari (1953), Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
Basquiat (1996), Before Night Falls (2000), The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962), Seven Days in May (1964)
Dog Star Man (1964), The Art of Vision (1965), Text of Light (1974)
Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999)
The Ice Storm (1997), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Brokeback Mountain (2005)
The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
La Femme Nikita (1990), Léon: The Professional (1994), The Fifth Element (1997)
The King (2005), Man on Wire (2007), Red Riding: 1980 (2009)
Kes (1969), Sweet Sixteen (2002), The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), The Haunting (1963), The Sound of Music (1965)
Rashomon (1950), Seven Samurai (1954), Ran (1985)
Rushmore (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Pickup on South Street (1953), Shock Corridor (1963), The Naked Kiss (1964)
Targets (1968), The Last Picture Show (1971), At Long Last Love (1975)
City of God (2002), The Constant Gardener (2005), Blindness (2008)
Ivan's Childhood (1962), Andrei Rublev (1966), Solaris (1972)
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975), News from Home (1976), D'est (1993)
Say Anything... (1989), Jerry Maguire (1996), Almost Famous (2000)
Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1993)
Casque d'or (1952), Touchez pas au Grisbi (1953), Le Trou (1959)
The Travelling Players (1975), Alexander the Great (1980), Landscape in the Mist (1988)
The Birth of a Nation (1915), Intolerance (1916), Broken Blossoms (1919)
All About Eve (1950), The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Guys and Dolls (1955)
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973), El Sur (1983), The Quince Tree Sun (1992)
Young Törless (1966), The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975), The Tin Drum (1979)
Harold and Maude (1971), The Last Detail (1973), Being There (1979)
The Damned United (2009), The King's Speech (2010), Les Misérables (2012)
Battleship Potemkin (1925), Alexander Nevsky (1938), Ivan the Terrible, Part 1 (1944)
The Naked City (1948), Night and the City (1950), Rififi (1955)
Delicatessen (1990), The City of Lost Children (1995), Amélie (2001)
Bienvenido Mister Marshall (1952), Plácido (1961), El Verdugo (1963)
Bloody Sunday (2001), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Captain Phillips (2013)
The Hills Have Eyes (1977), A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984), Scream (1996)
Beau travail (1998), 35 Shots of Rum (2008), White Material (2009)
The Elephant Man (1980), Blue Velvet (1986), Mulholland Dr. (2001)
La Femme infidèle (1969), This Man Must Die (1969), Le Boucher (1970)
Europa (1991), Dogville (2003), Melancholia (2011)
Night and Fog (1955), Hiroshima mon amour (1959), Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Casa de Lava (1994), In Vanda's Room (2000), Colossal Youth (2006)
Lola (1961), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
A Room with a View (1985), Howards End (1991), The Remains of the Day (1993)
Loves of a Blonde (1965), The Firemen's Ball (1967), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), The Science of Sleep (2006), Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Seven Men from Now (1956), The Tall T (1957), Ride Lonesome (1959)
Blow Job (1963), Beauty No. 2 (1965), Chelsea Girls (1966),
Loulou (1980), À nos amours (1983), Van Gogh (1991)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), Slap Shot (1977)
Chungking Express (1994), In the Mood for Love (2000), 2046 (2004)
The Match Factory Girl (1990), The Man Without a Past (2002), Le Havre (2011)
Being John Malkovich (1999), Adaptation (2002), Her (2013)
Gates of Heaven (1978), The Thin Blue Line (1988), The Fog of War (2003)
Red Sorghum (1987), Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Youth of the Beast (1963), Tokyo Drifter (1966), Branded to Kill (1967)
Mother and Son (1997), Russian Ark (2002), The Sun (2005)
FilmsDirector
Senso (1954), The Leopard (1963), Death in Venice (1971)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), The Pink Panther (1964), The Party (1968)
Dr. Strangelove (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Shining (1980)
Self-Made Hero (1995), The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005), A Prophet (2009)
Stagecoach (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Punishment Park (1971), Edvard Munch (1974), La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000)
Point Blank (1967), Deliverance (1972), The General (1998)
My Night at Maud's (1969), Claire's Knee (1970), Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Bringing Up Baby (1938), The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959)
Pather Panchali (1955), The Music Room (1958), Charulata (1964),
L'Avventura (1960), L'Eclisse (1962), Blowup (1966)
Under the Roofs of Paris (1930), À nous la liberté (1931), Le Million (1931)
Memories of Murder (2003), The Host (2006), Mother (2009)
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), Three Days of the Condor (1975), Tootsie (1982)
La Grande illusion (1937), La Bête humaine (1938), The Rules of the Game (1939)
Dekalog (1988), The Double Life of Veronique (1991), Three Colors Trilogy (1993)
The Philadelphia Story (1940), Adam's Rib (1949), A Star is Born (1954)
Platoon (1986), JFK (1991), Natural Born Killers (1994)
Ashes and Diamonds (1958), Danton (1982), Katyn (2007)
Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Gladiator (2000)
This is Spinal Tap (1984), Stand by Me (1986), The Princess Bride (1987)
Tropical Malady (2004), Syndromes and a Century (2006), Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Ratcatcher (1999), Morvern Callar (2002), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors (1964), The Colour of Pomegranate (1969), Ashugi Qaribi (1988)
The Terminator (1984), Aliens (1986), Titanic (1997)
Elevator to the Gallows (1957), My Dinner with Andre (1981), Au revoir les enfants (1987)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), The Long Goodbye (1973), Nashville (1975)
Amores Perros (2000), Babel (2006), Biutiful (2010)
Naked (1993), Secrets & Lies (1996), Vera Drake (2004)
Dazed and Confused (1993), Before Sunset (2004), A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981), Time of the Gypsies (1989), Underground (1995)
Shoeshine (1946), Bicycle Thieves (1948), Umberto D. (1952)
Late Spring (1949), Tokyo Story (1953), An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970), Deep Red (1975), Suspiria (1977)
Jaws (1975), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Schindler's List (1993)
Laura (1944), The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Caché (2005), The White Ribbon (2009), Amour (2012)
Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006), The Artist (2011)
Shadows (1959), Husbands (1970), A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
The Roaring Twenties (1939), High Sierra (1941), White Heat (1949)
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), Black Narcissus (1946), The Red Shoes (1948)
Traffic (2000), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Magic Mike (2012)
Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948), The Third Man (1949)
Carrie (1976), Scarface (1983), Carlito's Way (1993)
Sherlock Jr. (1924), The General (1926), The Cameraman (1928)
Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986), Dead Man (1995)
Badlands (1973), The Thin Red Line (1998), The Tree of Life (2011)
The Evil Dead (1981), Army of Darkness (1992), Drag me to Hell (2009)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Double Indemnity (1944), Sunset Blvd. (1950), Some Like it Hot (1959)
Audition (1999), Ichi the Killer (2001), 13 Assassins (2010)
Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), GoodFellas (1990)
Les Enfants terribles (1949), Le Samouraï (1967), Army of Shadows (1969)
The Godfather (1972), Apocalypse Now (1979), Rumble Fish (1983)
Sweetie (1989), The Piano (1993), Bright Star (2009)
Metropolis (1927), M (1931), The Big Heat (1953)
Port of Shadows (1938), Le Jour se lève (1939), Les Enfants du paradis (1945)
The Sixth Part of the World (1926), The Man with a Movie Camera (1929), Enthusiasm (1931)
The Edge of the World (1937), The Thief of Bagdad (1940), Peeping Tom (1960)
Billy Liar (1963), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Marathon Man (1976)
In a Lonely Place (1950), Johnny Guitar (1954), Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Four Shades of Brown (2004), Let the Right One In (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Do the Right Thing (1989), Malcolm X (1992), 25th Hour (2002)
Wonderland (1999), 24 Hour Party People (2001), The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Meshi (1951), Floating Clouds (1955), When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), It Happened One Night (1934)
Duck Soup (1933), Make Way for Tomorrow (1937), The Awful Truth (1937)
Nosferatu (1922), Faust (1926), Sunrise (1927)
Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948), Madame de... (1953), Lola Montès (1955)
The Conformist (1970), Last Tango in Paris (1972), The Last Emperor (1987)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), On the Waterfront (1954), East of Eden (1955)
Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), Collateral (2004)
Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988), The Neon Bible (1995), The House of Mirth (2000)
Le Sang des bêtes (1949), Eyes without a Face (1959), Judex (1963)
Taipei Story (1985), A Brighter Summer Day (1991), Yi yi (2000)
The Wild Bunch (1969), Straw Dogs (1971), Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Ninotchka (1939), The Shop Around the Corner (1940), To Be or Not to Be (1942)
The Fighter (2010), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Hustle (2013)
A Man Escaped (1956), Pickpocket (1959), Au hasard Balthazar (1966)
Intentions of Murder (1964), Vengeance is Mine (1979), Ballad of Narayama (1983)

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