Time Out 100 best British films

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In February 2011 Time Out surveyed 150 film industry experts to produce its list of "The 100 best British films." Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now topped the list.

List breakdown[edit]

  • The 1960s came out as the most popular decade, with 19 films (the 1940s and 1970s each had 17 films), and the most popular years were 1968, 1970, 1980, and 1999, with four films each. The earliest films chosen were from 1929 (Blackmail, Piccadilly, and A Cottage on Dartmoor). The most recent film was from 2009 (Fish Tank).

The list[edit]

Rank Title Year Director
1 Don't Look Now 1973 RoegNicolas Roeg
2 ThirdThe Third Man 1949 ReedCarol Reed
3 Distant Voices, Still Lives 1988 DaviesTerence Davies
4 Kes 1969 LoachKen Loach
5 RedThe Red Shoes 1948 Powell and Pressburger
6 MatterA Matter of Life and Death 1946 Powell and Pressburger
7 Performance 1970 RoegNicolas Roeg
Donald Cammell
8 Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 HamerRobert Hamer
9 If… 1968 AndersonLindsay Anderson
10 Trainspotting 1996 BoyleDanny Boyle

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