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THE MOVIE LIST (1903 – 1969)

1903 – 1969

Great Television Shows


Army of Shadows (dir. Jean-Pierre Melville)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (dir. Ronald Neame)
Last Summer (dir. Frank Perry)
Kes (dir. Ken Loach)
Z (dir. hildrenosta-Gavras)
Medium Cool (dir. Haskell Wexler)
Dillinger Is Dead (dir. Marco Ferreri)
Midnight Cowboy (dir. John Schlesinger)
That Cold Day in the Park (dir. Robert Altman)
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (dir. Russ Meyers)


They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (dir. Sidney Pollack)
Funeral Parade of Roses (dir. Toshio Matsumoto)
Une Femme Douce (dir. Robert Bresson)
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (dir. Paul Mazursky)
Easy Rider (dir. Dennis Hopper)
What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (dir. Lee H. Katzin)
Anne of the Thousand Days (dir. Charles Jarrott)
The Cow (dir. Dariush Mehrjui)
Loving Memory (dir. Tony Scott)
The Wild Bunch (dir. Sam Peckinpah)


Nocturno 29 (dir. Pere Portabella)
Mississippi Mermaid (dir. François Truffaut)
A Married Couple (dir. Allen King)
Age of Consent (dir. Michael Powell)
The Honeymoon Killers (dir. Leonard Kastle)
Reason Over Passion (dir. Joyce Wieland)


2001: A Space Odyssey (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
If…. (dir. Lindsay Anderson)
Rosemary’s Baby (dir. Roman Polanski)
Les Biches (dir. Claude Chabrol)
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (dir. Robert Ellis Miller)
Kuroneko (Black Cat) (dir. Kaneto Shindo)
Night of the Living Dead (dir. George A. Romero)
Salesman (dir. Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin)
Romeo and Juliet (dir. Franco Zeffirelli)
Targets (AKA Blood and Candy) (dir. Peter Bogdanovich)


Naked Childhood (L’enfance Nue) (dir. Maurice Pialat)
Oliver! (dir. Carol Reed)
Where Eagles Dare (dir. Brian G. Hutton)
High School (dir. Frederick Wiseman)
Shame / Hour of the Wolf (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
Planet of the Apes (dir. Franklin J. Schaffner)
The Producers (dir. Mel Brooks)
Pretty Poison (dir. Noel Black)
Je T’aime, Je T’aime (dir. Alain Resnais)
David Holzman’s Diary (dir. Jim McBride)
Yellow Submarine (dir. George Dunning)


Faces (dir. John Cassavetes)
The Girl on a Motorcycle (dir. Jack Cardiff)
The Odd Couple (dir. Gene Saks)
The Living Skeleton (dir. Hiroshi Matsuno)
The Love Bug (dir. Robert Stevenson)
Barbarella (dir. Roger Vadim)
Charly (dir. Ralph Nelson)
The Party (dir. Blake Edwards)


Bonnie and Clyde (dir. Arthur Penn)
Le Samourai (dir. Jean-Pierre Melville)
Mouchette (dir. Robert Bresson)
Point Blank (dir. John Boorman)
Playtime (dir. Jacques Tati)
In Cold Blood (dir. Richard Brooks)
Wait Until Dark (dir. Terence Young)
Marketa Lazarová (dir. Frantisek Vlácil)
The Two of Us (The Old Man and the Boy) (dir. Claude Berri)
Spring Night, Summer Night (Director’s Cut) (dir. Joseph L. Anderson)


The Young Girls of Rochefort (dir. Jacques Demy)
Samurai Rebellion (dir. Masaki Kobayashi)
Cool Hand Luke (dir. Stuart Rosenberg)
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her / Week End
(dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
Belle de Jour (dir. Luis Buñuel)
In the Heat of the Night (dir. Norman Jewison)
The Firemen’s Ball (dir. Milos Forman)
The Battle of Algiers (dir. Gillo Pontecorvo)
Warrendale (dir. Alan King)
Titicut Follies (dir. Frederick Wiseman)


Who’s That Knocking at My Door (dir. Martin Scorsese)
To Sir, with Love (dir. James Clavell)
The Jungle Book (dir. Wolfgang Reitherman)
The Dirty Dozen (dir. Robert Aldrich)
The Graduate (dir. Mike Nichols)
Reflections in a Golden Eye (dir. John Huston)
The Taming of the Shrew (dir. Franco Zeffirelli)
You Only Love Twice (dir. Lewis Gilbert)
Far from thee Madding Crowd (dir. John Schlesinger)
La Chinoise (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)


The Incident (dir. Larry Peerce)
Viy (Spirit of Evil) (dir. Konstantin Ershov and Georgiy Kropachyov)
Elvira Madigan (dir. Bo Widerberg)
Thoroughly Modern Millie (dir. George Roy Hill)


The Shooting (dir. Monte Hellman)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (dir. Sergio Leone)
La Guerre Est Finie (dir. Alain Resnais)
Au Hasard Balthazar (dir. Robert Bresson)
Persona (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
Alfie (dir. Lewis Gilbert)
Here’s Your Life (AKA Here is Your Life) (dir. Jan Troell)
Black Girl (dir. Ousmane Sembène)
Mademoiselle (dir. Tony Richardson)
Blowup (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni)


The Face of Another (dir. Hiroshi Teshigahara)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (dir. Chuck Jones)
Hunger (Sult) (dir. Henning Carlsen)
The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (The Rise of Louis XIV) (dir. Roberto Rossellini)
Seconds (dir. John Frankenheimer)
Georgy Girl (dir. Silvio Narizzano)
Who Are You, Polly Magoo? (dir. William Klein)
Patriotism (dir. Yukio Mishima)
Tokyo Drifter (dir. Seijun Suzuki)
Masculin Féminin: 15 Faits Précis / Made in U.S.A (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)


A Man and a Woman (dir. Claude Lelouch)
Daisies (dir. Vera Chytilová)
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (dir. Mike Nichols)
Cul-de-sac (dir. Roman Polanski)
Ride in the Whirlwind (dir. Monte Hellman)
Lord Love a Duck (dir. George Axelrod)


DUSTBIN

Picture Mommy Dead (dir. Bert I. Gordon)


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Le Bonheur (dir. Agnès Varda)
Repulsion (dir. Roman Polanski)
Red Beard (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
A Patch of Blue (dir. Guy Green)
Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (dir. Russ Meyer)
The Naked Prey (dir. Cornel Wilde)
The Collector (dir. William Wyler)
Fists in the Pocket (I Pugni in Tasca) (dir. Marco Bellocchio)
I Knew Her Well (dir. Antonio Pietrangeli)
Story of a Prostitute (dir. Seijun Suzuki)


Alphaville, Une Étrange Aventure de Lemmy Caution / Pierrot le Fou
(dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
The Ipcress File (dir. Sidney J. Furie)
Mickey One (dir. Arthur Penn)
Loves of a Blonde (dir. Milos Forman)
Juliet of the Spirits (dir. Federico Fellini)
The Hill (dir. Sidney Lumet)
The Sound of Music (dir. Robert Wise)
Doctor Zhivago (dir. David Lean)
Darling (dir. John Schlesinger)
The Nanny (dir. Seth Holt)


Baby the Rain Must Fall (dir. Robert Mulligan)
The Agony and the Ecstasy (dir. Carol Reed)
Agatha Christie’s Ten little Indians (dir. George Pollock)
The Tenth Victim (dir. Elio Petri)


Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
(dir. Stanley Kubrick)
My Fair Lady (dir. George Cukor)
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (dir. Jacques Demy)
A Hard Day’s Night (dir. Richard Lester)
The Killers (dir. Don Siegel)
Woman in the Dunes (dir. Hiroshi Teshigahara)
Goldfinger (dir. Guy Hamilton)
Nothing But a Man (dir. Michael Roemer)
Lilith (dir. Robert Rossen)
Onibaba (Demon Woman) (dir. Kaneto Shindô)


Pale Flower (dir. Masahiro Shinoda)
I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) (dir. Mikhail Kalatozov)
Band of Outsiders (Bande à Part) (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
Mary Poppins (dir. Robert Stevenson)
Fail-Safe (dir. Sidney Lumet)
A Shot in the Dark (dir. Blake Edwards)
Topkapi (dir. Jules Dasein)
Nobody Waved Good-bye (dir. Don Owen)
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (dir. Bryan Forbes)
Red Desert (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni)


Marriage Italian Style (dir. Vittorio De Sica)
Kwaidan (dir. Masaki Kobayashi)
The Train (dir. John Frankenheimer)
Zorba the Greek (dir. Mihalis Kakogiannis)
Hush, Hush… Sweet Charlotte (dir. Robert Aldrich)
The Soft Skin (dir. François Truffaut)
Marnie (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Kiss Me, Stupid (dir. Billy Wilder)
A Fistful of Dollars (dir. Sergio Leone)
The Naked Kiss (dir. Samuel Fuller)
Le Chat dans le Sac (The Cat in the Bag / Cat in the Sack)
(dir. Gilles Groulx)


Charade (dir. Stanley Donen)
Contempt (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
8 ½ (dir. Federico Fellini)
The Birds (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
High and Low (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
Billy Liar (dir. John Schlesinger)
The Leopard (dir. Luchino Visconti)
The Big City (dir. Satyajit Ray)
The Hud (dir. Martin Ritt)
The Fire Within (dir. Louis Malle)
The Caretakers (dir. Hall Bartlett)


TRILOGY OF FAITH

The Silence (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
Winter Light (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1963)
Through a Glass Darkly (dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1961)


Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (Ieri, Oggi, Domani) (dir. Vittorio De Sica)
Muriel, or The Time of Return (dir. Alain Resnais)
The Servant (dir. Joseph Losey)
From Russia with Love (dir. Terence Young)
The Great Escape (dir. John Sturges)
The Sword in the Stone (dir. Wolfgang Reitherman)
Shock Corridor (dir. Samuel Fuller)
Jason and the Argonauts (dir. Don Chaffey)
Johnny Cool (dir. William Asher)
Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! (dir. Seijun Suzuki)
Blood Feast (dir. Herschell Gordon Lewis)
Toys in the Attic (dir. George Roy Hill)


David and Lisa (dir. Frank Perry)
Knife in the Water (Nóz w Wodzie) (dir. Roman Polanski)
Lawrence of Arabia (dir. David Lean)
Ivan’s Childhood (dir. Andrei Tarkovsky)
The Manchurian Candidate (dir. John Frankenheimer)
Il Sorpasso (dir. Dino Risi)
Sundays and Cybèle (dir. Serge Bourguignon)
My Life to Live: Film en Douze Tableaux (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
Jules and Jim (dir. François Truffaut)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (dir. Robert Aldrich)


La Jetée (dir. Chris Marker)
The Miracle Worker (dir. Arthur Penn)
Cleo from 5 to 7 (dir. Agnès Varda)
Lolita (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Cape Fear (dir. J. Lee Thompson)
Two Weeks in Another Town (dir. Vincente Minnelli)
To Kill a Mockingbird (dir. Robert Mulligan)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (dir. John Ford)
Momma Roma (dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini)
Dr. No (dir. Terence Young)


The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (dir. Tony Richardson)
Stark Fear (dir. Ned Hockman and Skip Homeier)
The Trial of Joan of Arc (dir. Robert Bresson)
The Days of Wine and Roses (dir. Blake Edwards)
Carnival of Souls (dir. Herk Harvey)
The House is Black (dir. Forugh Farrokhzad)
Birdman of Alcatraz (dir. John Frankenheimer)


Something Wild (dir. Jack Garfein)
Last Year at Marienbad (dir. Alain Resnais)
La Dolce Vita (dir. Federico Fellini)
Blast of Silence (dir. Allen Baron)
Yojimbo (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
Léon Morin, Priest (dir. Jean-Pierre Melville)
The Hustler (dir. Robert Rossen)
Lola (dir. Jacques Demy)
Viridiana (dir. Luis Buñuel)
Underworld, USA (dir. Samuel Fuller)


THE HUMAN CONDITION

Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1961)
Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)
Human Condition I: No Greater Love (dir. Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)


One Hundred and One Dalmatians (dir. Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske)
A Taste of Honey (dir. Tony Richardson)
The Innocents (dir. Jack Clayton)
The Exiles (dir. Kent MacKenzie)
Splendor in the Grass (dir. Elia Kazan)
Zazie dans le Métro (Zazie in the Subway) (dir. Louis Malle)
West Side Story (dir. Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins)
The Servant (dir. Joseph Losey)
Chronicle of a Summer (dir. Edgar Morin and Jean Rouch)
Victim (dir. Basil Dearden)


Night Tide (dir. Curtis Harrington)
The Children’s Hour (dir. William Wyler)
The Mask in 3D (dir. Julian Roffman)
The Parent Trap (dir. David Swift)
The Pit and the Pendulum (dir. Roger Corman)
A Woman is a Woman (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (dir. Blake Edwards)


Psycho (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Apartment (dir. Billy Wilder)
Rocco and His Brothers (dir. Luchino Visconti)
Peeping Tom (dir. Michael Powell)
Les Bonnes Femmes (The Good Time Girls) (dir. Claude Chabrol)
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (dir. Karel Reisz)
L’avventura (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni)
Eyes Without A Face (dir. Georges Franju)
The Fall of the House of Usher (dir. Roger Corman)
Two Women (dir. Vittorio De Sica)


The Housemaid (dir. Kim Ki-young)
Purple Noon (dir. René Clément)
Breathless (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
Shoot the Piano Player (dir. François Truffaut)
Kapò (dir. Gillo Pontecorvo)
Black Sunday (dir. Mario Bava)
Sons and Lovers (dir. Jack Cardiff)
The Virgin Spring (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
Pollyanna (dir. David Swift)
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (dir. Mikio Naruse)


The Fugitive Kind (dir. Sidney Lumet)
Swiss Family Robinson (dir. Ken Annakin)
Jigoku (AKA The Sinners of Hell) (dir. Nobuo Nakagawa)
Beyond the Time Barrier (dir. Edgar G. Ulmer)


The 400 Blows (dir. François Truffaut)
North by Northwest (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Some Like It Hot (dir. Billy Wilder)
Pickpocket (dir. Robert Bresson)
Hiroshima Mon Amour (dir. Alain Resnais)
Letters Never Sent (dir. Mikhail Kalatozov)
The Bridge (dir,. Bernhard Wicki)
Floating Weeds (dir. Yasujiro Ozu)
Night Train (Pociag) (dir. Jerzy Kawalerowicz)
Fires on the Plain (dir. Kon Ichikawa)


THE APU TRILOGY

Apur Sansar (The World of Apu) (dir. Satyajit Ray, 1959)
Aparajito (The Unvanquished) (dir. Satyajit Ray, 1956)
Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) (dir. Satyajit Ray, 1955)


Wild Strawberries (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
Rio Bravo (dir. Howard Hawks)
Sapphire (dir. Basil Dearden)
Araya (dir. Margot Benacerraf)
Shadows (dir. John Cassavetes)
Sleeping Beauty (dir. Clyde Geronimi)
Imitation of Life (dir. Douglas Sirk)
Ben-Hur (dir. William Wyler)
Anatomy of a Murder (dir. Otto Preminger)
House on Haunted Hill (dir. William Castle)


Suddenly, Last Summer (dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
A Summer Place (dir. Delmer Daves)
Gidget (dir. Paul Wendkos)


Vertigo (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Ashes and Diamonds (Popiól i Diament) (dir. Andrzej Wajda)
Mon Oncle (dir. Jacques Tati)
Touch of Evil (dir. Orson Welles)
Elevator to the Gallows (dir. Louis Malle)
The Ballad of Narayama (dir. Keisuke Kinoshita)
The Music Room (dir. Satyajit Ray)
A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (dir. Richard Brooks)
Ivan the Terrible, Part II (dir. Sergei M. Eisenstein)
The Big Country (dir. William Wyler)


The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (dir. Nathan H. Juran)
Les Raquetteurs (dir. Michel Brault and Gilles Groulx)
The Long, Hot Summer (dir. Martin Ritt)
The Defiant Ones (dir. Stanley Kramer)
Gigi (dir. Vincente Minnelli)
The Blob (dir. Irvin Yeaworth and Russell Doughten)


DUSTBIN

Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (dir. Nathan Juran)


12 Angry Men (dir. Sidney Lumet)
Paths of Glory (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Sweet Smell of Success (dir. Alexander Mackendrick)
The Cranes Are Flying (dir. Mikhail Kalatozov)
The Seventh Seal (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
Men in War (dir. Anthony Mann)
Nights of Cabiria (Le notti di Cabiria) (dir. Federico Fellini)
Witness for the Prosecution (dir. Billy Wilder)
On the Bowery (dir. Lionel Rogosin)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (dir. David Lean)


Throne of Blood (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
3:10 to Yuma (dir. Delmer Daves)
Old Yeller (dir. Robert Stevenson)
Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) (95 minutes)
(dir. Jacques Tourneur)


Attack! (dir. Robert Aldrich)
A Man Escaped (dir. Robert Bresson)
The Killing (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
The Searchers (dir. John Ford)
The Red Balloon (dir. Albert Lamorisse)
Bigger Than Life (dir. Nicholas Ray)
The Bad Seed (dir. Mervyn LeRoy)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (dir. Don Siegel)
Jubal (dir. Delmer Daves)
And God Created Woman… (dir. Roger Vadim)


Written on the Wind (dir. Douglas Sirk)
The Rainmaker (dir. Joseph Anthony)
Baby Doll (dir. Elia Kazan)
Giant (dir. George Stevens)


Ordet (dir. Carl Dreyer)
Kiss Me Deadly (dir. Robert Aldrich)
Mr. Hulot’s Holiday (dir. Jacques Tati)
Marty (dir. Delbert Mann)
Diabolique (dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot)
Bob le Flambeur (dir. Jean-Pierre Melville)
Night and Fog (dir. Alain Resnais)
The Big Combo (dir. Joseph H. Lewis)
Lady and the Tramp (dir. Clyde Geronimi)
Rififi (dir. Jules Dassin)


Rebel Without a Cause (dir. Nicholas Ray)
Dementia (dir. John Parker)
La Pointe-Courte (dir. Agnès Varda)
All That Heaven Allows (dir. Douglas Sirk)
The Court Jester (dir. Melvin Frank and Norman Panama)
Le Amiche (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni)
The Three Faces of Eve (dir. Nunnally Johnson)
Blackboard Jungle (dir. Richard Brooks)
Picnic (dir. Joshua Logan)
The Seven Year Itch (dir. Billy Wilder)
Killer’s Kiss (dir. Stanley Kubrick)


Seven Samurai (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
Rear Window (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Touchez Pas Au Grisbi (dir. Jacques Becker)
Sabrina (dir. Billy Wilder)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (dir. Stanley Donen)
Johnny Guitar (dir. Nicholas Ray)
La Strada (dir. Federico Fellini)
The Incredible Shrinking Man (dir. Jack Arnold)
Suddenly! (dir. Lewis Allen)
On the Waterfront (dir. Elia Kazan)


Hobson’s Choice (dir. David Lean)
THEM! (dir. Gordon Douglas)
Twenty-Four Eyes (dir. Keisuke Kinoshita)
A Star Is Born (dir. George Cukor)
Journey to Italy (Viaggio in Italia) (dir. Roberto Rossellini)
Godzilla (Gojira) (dir. Ishirô Honda)
Dial M for Murder (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


The Earrings of Madame de… (dir. Max Ophuls)
Tokyo Story (dir. Yasujiro Ozu)
The Big Heat (dir. Fritz Lang)
The Wages of Fear (dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot)
Ugetsu (dir. Kenji Mizoguchi)
The Naked Spur (dir. Anthony Mann)
Roman Holiday (dir. William Wyler)
Shane (dir. George Stevens)
Beat the Devil (dir. John Huston)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (dir. Howard Hawks)


Pickup on South Street (dir. Samuel Fuller)
Summer with Monika (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
I Vitelloni (dir. Federico Fellini)
The Hitch-Hiker (dir. Ida Lupino)
Gate of Hell (dir. Teinosuke Kinugasa)
Little Fugitive (dir. Ray Ashley, Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin)
Peter Pan (dir. Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson and Hamilton Luske)
The Wild One (dir. Laslo Benedek)
The Band Wagon (dir. Vincente Minnelli)
The Bigamist (dir. Ida Lupino)


The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T. (dir. Roy Rowland)
From Here to Eternity (dir. Fred Zinnemann)
Calamity Jane (dir. David Butler)
Anatahan (dir. Josef von Sternberg)
Fear and Desire (dir. Stanley Kubrick)
How to Marry a Millionaire (dir. Jean Negulesco)


Singin’ in the Rain (dir. Stanley Donen)
Ikiru (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
Umberto D. (dir. Vittorio De Sica)
The Bad and the Beautiful (dir. Vincente Minnelli)
Bellissima (dir. Luchino Visconti)
Forbidden Games (dir. Edward Holzman)
The Life of Oharu (dir. Kenji Mizoguchi)
The Importance of Being Earnest (dir. Anthony Asquith)
The Quiet Man (dir. John Ford)
The Member of the Wedding (dir. Fred Zinnemann)
Rancho Notorious (dir. Fritz Lang)


Ace in the Hole (dir. Billy Wilder)
The River (dir. Jean Renoir)
The African Queen (dir. John Huston)
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (dir. Albert Lewin)
A Streetcar Named Desire (dir. Elia Kazan)
Strangers on a Train (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (dir. Robert Wise)
Diary of a Country Priest (dir. Robert Bresson)
A Place in the Sun (dir. George Stevens)
Neighbours (dir. Norman McLaren)


Alice in Wonderland (dir. Clyde Geronimi and Wilfred Jackson)
An American in Paris (dir. Vincente Minnelli)
On Moonlight Bay (dir. Roy Del Ruth)


Les Enfants Terribles (dir. Jean-Pierre Melville)
Sunset Boulevard (dir. Billy Wilder)
Rashomon (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
In a Lonely Place (dir. (dir. Nicholas Ray)
All About Eve (dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
Night and the City (dir. Jules Dassin)
Gun Crazy (dir. Joseph H. Lewis)
Guilty Bystander (dir. Joseph Lerner)
The Breaking Point (dir. Michael Curtiz)
The Asphalt Jungle (dir. John Huston)


D.O.A. (dir. Rudolph Maté)
Caged (dir. John Cromwell)
Cinderella (dir. Clyde Geronimi and Wilfred Jackson)
Cheaper by the Dozen (dir. Walter Lang)
Born Yesterday (dir. George Cukor)


The Third Man (dir. Carol Reed)
Kind Hearts and Coronets (dir. Robert Hamer)
The Heiress (dir. William Wyler)
Theives’ Highway (dir. Jules Dassin)
Bitter Rice (dir. Giuseppe De Santis)
Le Silence de la Mer (dir. Jean-Pierre Melville)
The Reckless Moment (dir. Max Ophüls)
Thirst (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
A Letter to Three Wives (dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
In the Good Old Summertime (dir. Buster Keaton and Robert Z. Leonard)


Not Wanted (dir. Ida Lupino and Elmer Clifton)
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (dir. John Ford)
The Queen of Spades (dir. Thorold Dickinson)


The Red Shoes (dir. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
Bicycle Thieves/The Bicycle Thief (dir. Vittorio De Sica)
Germany Year Zero (dir. Roberto Rossellini)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (dir. John Huston)
Force of Evil (dir. Abraham Polonsky)
Red River (dir. Arthur Rosson and Howard Hawks)
They Live By Night (dir. Nicholas Ray)
The Big Clock (dir. John Farrow)
The Lady from Shanghai (dir. Orson Welles)
Joan of Arc (dir. Victor Fleming)


Duel in the Sun (dir. David O. Selznick)
The Fallen Idol (dir. Carol Reed)
The Boy with Green Hair (dir. Joseph Losey)
Sorry, Wrong Number (dir. Anatole Litvak)
Adam’s Rib (dir. George Cukor)
Moonrise (dir. Frank Borzage)


1947

Out of the Past (dir. Jacques Tourneur)
Ride the Pink Horse (dir. Robert Montgomery)
Black Narcissus (dir. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
I Walk Alone (dir. Byron Haskin)
Monsieur Verdoux (dir. Charles Chaplin)
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
Nightmare Alley (dir. Edmund Goulding)
Kiss of Death (dir. Henry Hathaway)
Born to Kill (dir. Robert Wise)
Framed (dir. Richard Wallace)


Brute Force (dir. Jules Dassin)
T-Men (dir. Anthony Mann)
Gentlemen’s Agreement (dir. Elia Kazan)
Lured (dir. Douglas Sirk)


1946

Beauty and the Beast (dir. Jean Cocteau)
Notorious (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
It’s a Wonderful Life (dir. Frank Capra)
The Big Sleep (dir. Howard Hawks)
The Best Years of Our Lives (dir. William Wyler)
Great Expectations (dir. David Lean)
My Darling Clementine (dir. John Ford)
Shoeshine (dir. Vittorio De Sica)
Gilda (dir. Charles Vidor)
The Other One (La Otra) (dir. Roberto Gavaldón)


Cluny Brown (dir. Ernst Lubitsch)
So Dark the Night (dir. Joseph H. Lewis)
Bedlam (dir. Mark Robson)
Meshes of the Afternoon (dir. Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (dir. Tay Garnett)
Panique (dir. Julien Duvivier)
Song of the South (dir. Wilfred Jackson)
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (dir. Lewis Milestone)
Black Angel (dir. Roy William Neill)
Decoy (dir. Jack Bernhard)


The Killers (dir. Robert Siodmak)


1945

Children of Paradise (Les Enfants du Paradis) (dir. Marcel Carné)
Rome, Open City (dir. Roberto Rossellini)
Detour (dir. Edgar G. Ulmer)
Mildred Pierce (dir. Michael Curtiz)
My Name Is Julia Ross (dir. Joseph H. Lewis)
The Lost Weekend (dir. Billy Wilder)
Scarlet Street (dir. Fritz Lang)
Leave Her to Heaven (dir. John M. Stahl)
Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne)
(dir. Robert Bresson)
The Body Snatcher (dir. Robert Wise)


A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (dir. Elia Kazan)
I Know Where I’m Going (dir. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
Death Mills (dir. Billy Wilder)
The Enchanted Cottage (dir. John Cromwell)
Isle of the Dead (dir. Mark Robson)
Dead of Night
(dir. Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton,
Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer)
The Spiral Staircase (dir. Robert Siodmak)


1944

Double Indemnity (dir. Billy Wilder)
Meet Me in St. Louis (dir. Vincente Minnelli)
The Children Are Watching Us (dir. Vittorio De Sica)
Laura (dir. Otto Preminger)
National Velvet (dir. Clarence Brown)
The Curse of the Cat People (AKA The Unseen Playmate)
(dir. Gunther von Fritsch and Robert Wise)
Gaslight (dir. George Cukor)
The Uninvited (dir. Lewis Allen)
Arsenic and Old Lace (dir. Frank Capra)
Since You Went Away (dir. John Cromwell)
Lifeboat (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


1943

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
(dir. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger)
Shadow of a Doubt (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Leopard Man (dir. Jacques Tourneur)
Day of Wrath (dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer)
I Walked with a Zombie (dir. Jacques Tourneur)
Ghost Ship (dir. Mark Robson)
Meshes of the Afternoon (dir. Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid)
Angels of Sin (Les Anges du Péché) (dir. Robert Bresson)
The Seventh Victim (dir. Mark Robson)


1942

Casablanca (dir. Michael Curtiz)
There Was a Father (dir. Yasujirô Ozu)
Cat People (dir. Jacques Tourneur)
Les Visiteurs du Soir (The Devil’s Envoys) (dir. Marcel Carné)
Now, Voyage (dir. Irving Rapper)
Went the Day Well? (dir. Alberto Cavalcanti)
Bambi (dir. James Algar, Sam Armstrong, David D. Hand, and more)
The Palm Beach Story (dir. Preston Sturges)


1941

Citizen Kane (dir. Orson Welles)
The Lady Eve / Sullivan’s Travels (dir. Preston Sturges)
Dumbo (dir. Sam Armstrong, Norm Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, and more)
The Maltese Falcon (dir. John Huston)
The Little Foxes (dir. William Wyler)
Mr. Bug Goes to Town (dir. Dave Fleischer and Shamus Culhane)


1940

Pinocchio (dir. Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, and more)
The Thief of Bagdad
(dir. Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Alexander Korda, and more)
His Girl Friday (dir. Howard Hawks)
The Grapes of Wrath (dir. John Ford)
The Great Dictator (dir. Charlie Chaplin)
The Shop Around the Corner (dir. Ernst Lubitsch)
Rebecca (dir, Alfred Hitchcock)
Fantasia
(dir. Sam Armstrong, Norm Ferguson, James Algar,
Wilfred Jackson, and more)
Pride and Prejudice (dir. Robert Z. Leonard)
Foreign Correspondent (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Bank Dick (dir. Edward F. Cline)


Night Train to Munich (dir. Carol Reed)
They Drive By Night (dir. Raoul Walsh)
Stranger on the Third Floor (dir. Boris Ingster)


1939

Bringing Up Baby (dir. Howard Hawks)
The Wizard of Oz
(dir. Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, and King Vidor)
Stagecoach (dir. John Ford)
Gone with the Wind (dir. Victor Fleming. George Cukor, and Sam Wood)
Wuthering Heights (dir. William Wyler)
Ninotchka (dir. Ernst Lubitsch)
The Rules of the Game (dir. Jean Renoir)
Le Jour se Lève (Daybreak) (dir. Marcel Carné)
Dark Victory (dir. Edmund Goulding)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (dir. Frank Capra)
Only Angels Have Wings (dir. Howard Hawks)
The Women (dir. George Cukor)
The Four Feathers (dir. Zoltan Korda)


1938

The Adventures of Robin Hood (dir. Michael Curtiz)
The Lady Vanishes (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)
Alexander Nevsky (dir. Sergei M. Eisenstein and Dmitriy Vasilev)


1937

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (dir. William Cottrell and David Hand)
Make Way for Tomorrow / The Awful Truth (dir. Leo McCarey)
Stella Dallas (dir. King Vidor)
Grand Illusion (La Grande Illusion) (dir. Jean Renoir)
A Day at the Races (dir. Sam Wood)


1936

The Only Son (dir. Yasujirô Ozu)
A Day in the Country (dir. Jean Renoir)
Modern Times (dir. Charlie Chaplin)
My Man Godfrey (dir. Gregory La Cava)
Libeled Lady (dir. Jack Conway)
Swing Time (dir. George Stevens)
Craig’s Wife (dir. Dorothy Arzner)
These Three (dir. William Wyler)
Things to Come (dir. William Cameron Menzies)
The Petrified Forest (dir. Archie Mayo)


1935

Bride of Frankenstein (dir. James Whale)
A Night at the Opera (dir. Sam Wood)
Ruggles of Red Gap (dir. Leo McCarey)
Top Hat (dir. Mark Sandrich)
Triumph of the Will (dir. Leni Riefenstahl)
Mad Love (dir. Karl Freund)
The 39 Steps (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


1934

L’Atalante (dir. Jean Vigo)
The Thin Man (dir. W.S. Van Dyke)
It Happened One Night (dir. Frank Capra)
Imitation of Life (dir. John M. Stahl)
Our Daily Bread (dir. King Vidor)


1933

Duck Soup (dir. Leo McCarey)
Footlight Parade (dir. Lloyd Bacon)
King Kong (dir. Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack)
La Tête d’un Homme (dir. Julien Duvivier)
The Invisible Man (dir. James Whale)
Baby Face (dir. Alfred E. Green)
Christopher Strong (dir. Dorothy Arzner)
Dinner at Eight (dir. George Cukor)


1932

Island of Lost Souls (dir. Erle C. Kenton)
Freaks (dir. Tod Browning)
Trouble in Paradise (dir. Ernst Lubitsch)
Scarface (dir. Howard Hawks)
Poil de Carotte (The Red Head) (dir. Julien Duvivier)
Grand Hotel (dir. Edmund Goulding)
Vampyr (dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer)


1931

M (dir. Fritz Lang)
City Lights (dir. Charlie Chaplin)
La Chienne (dir. Jean Renoir)
Dracula (dir. Tod Browning)
Frankenstein (dir. James Whale)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (dir. Rouben Mamoulian)
Svengali (dir. Archie Mayo)


1930

L’Âge d’Or (dir. Luis Buñuel)
The Blue Angel (dir. Josef von Sternberg)
People on Sunday (dir. Curt Siodmak and Robert Siodmak)
(Preferably with the score by Elena Kats-Chernin)
Earth (dir. Aleksandr Dovzhenko)


1929

Man with a Movie Camera (Preferably with the Michael Nyman score)
(My second choice would be the score by Caleb Sampson)
(dir. Dziga Vertov)
Un Chien Andalou (dir. Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali)
Pandora’s Box (dir. G.W. Pabst)


1928

The Passion of Joan of Arc (dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer)
The Crowd (dir. King Vidor)
The Man Who Laughs (dir. Paul Leni)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (dir. Buster Keaton and Charles Reisner)
Lonesome (dir. Pál Fejös)
The Circus (dir. Charles Chaplin)


1927

Metropolis (dir. Fritz Lang)
Sunrise (dir. F.W. Murnau)
Underworld (dir. Josef von Sternberg)


1926

The General (dir. Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton)
Faust (dir. F.W. Murnau)


1925

The Battleship Potemkin (Bronyenosyets Potyomkin) (dir. Sergei Eisenstein)
The Gold Rush (dir. Charlie Chaplin)
The Phantom of the Opera (dir. Rupert Julian)


1924

Greed (The Four-Hour Version) (dir. Erich von Stroheim)
Sherlock Jr. (dir. Buster Keaton)


1923

Safety Last! (dir. Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor)
Our Hospitality (dir. John G. Blystone and Buster Keaton)


1922

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Terror (dir. F.W. Murnau)
Nanook of the North (dir. Robert J. Flaherty)


1921

The Kid (dir. Charles Chaplin)
The Phantom Carriage (dir. Victor Sjöström)


1920

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (dir. Robert Wiene)


1915

The Birth of a Nation (dir. D.W. Griffith)


1903

The Great Train Robbery (dir. Edwin S. Porter)


1903 – 1969


(A Work in Progress)


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