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

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