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

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