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The purpose of the grouping is to identify a sizeable number of articles within the scope of this WikiProject which could be considered integral and essential to an encyclopedia, and to especially encourage editors to focus particularly on these articles for bringing up to featured status.

Background[edit]

The project banner originally incorporated an "Importance" parameter that was optional for use in conjunction with quality assessments. While Importance was integrated into the WP 1.0 general assessments, there were several prominent WikiProjects which rejected the use of it for various reasons. Even the name was somewhat misleading, because the intended usage was for the WikiProjects to rank the article by their project priority. Therefore, it has been used with conflicting purposes to either identify the "general" importance of an article's subject or the priority of the article in relation to a WikiProject's goals.

In the case of certain fields like Mathematics, it is usually possible to come to a general and objective agreement as to the importance of mathematical concepts in relation to the entire field of Math. In these projects, importance/priority is somewhat straightforward and provides a logical hierarchy of topics within the project scope. Unfortunately, for WP Films, the vast majority of our articles happen to cover creative endeavors - individual films or film characters. Consequently, it is much more difficult to quantify how a film relates to the entire field, and since the judgments are fairly subjective, any given set of individuals will reach widely varying assessments.

Unsurprisingly, the usage of this parameter in WP Films led to several dilemmas. First of all, there were a substantial number of films which were assessed as "Top" importance by individual editors who were great fans of those films. While everyone's opinion of which films deserve this are different, it is generally acknowledged that too many films have been rated "Top" importance in this manner. Second, there are some editors who, fairly or not, judge a film to be less distinguished within the larger scheme, and thus rate particular films as "Low" or "No" importance. In this case, while most editors agree that the vast majority of our film articles should be on the lower end of the importance spectrum, it is difficult to agree which films deserve this assessment. However, while many editors are willing to turn a blind eye to films that they believe have been "overrated" to Top importance, assessing an article as Low or No importance is more often the source of disagreement, edit warring, and occasionally heated arguments. Third, a rough analysis of our statistics (as of January 2008) shows that the collective total of Top, High, and Mid importance articles amounts to less than 10% of our articles, and more than half have no importance assessment whatsoever. Lastly, there is no evidence whatsoever that editors are attracted to an article on the basis of its rated importance.

Given these factors, it was discussed by some of the more active editors that a multi-tiered priority scale was inefficient, making too much work and creating groupings such as Mid and Low importance which were not very useful within themselves. Among the conclusions was that it would make more sense to have a "core=yes" parameter which would only be applied to a small fraction of the articles, leaving the rest of the articles at a "normal" priority - essentially, scrapping the importance parameter altogether. Additionally, in order to maintain as objective a core list as possible and avoid undue individual editor influence, it is suggested that the core should be drawn from some form of aggregate lists and try to cover several different interests (namely, popularity and critical opinion, and a wide spectrum of years and countries). The list would also be kept to a relative minimum of several hundred articles, much like the general Wikipedia core.

Inclusion formula[edit]

  • Critical opinion - They Shoot Pictures Don't They metalist - Top 250; compiled from thousands of ballots placed in film polls over the years.
  • Regional and national task forces - Each task force (including any future ones) will receive an additional 10 slots for Core. In the case of national cinemas, the next-highest picks from the TSPDT metalists will be taken first. (National task forces with less than ten films on the metalist will have their remaining slots held until a method of determining those picks can be decided.)
  • Genre task forces - each genre task force's ten slots will be taken from the top ten films of the IMDb genre lists which aren't already included on the Core list.
  • General task forces - For the task forces which don't cover film titles, the ten will represent the most basic and influential topics covered by the task force.

Future revision[edit]

The Core list would be updated once a year, following the annual adjustment of the critical metalist. (This tends to occur in December or January.) The only exception shall be to add slots for new task forces. The list should be kept generally static so as to allow editors to focus on and develop off of a consistent set of articles. Because the Core was chosen from choosing lists rather than films, requests to include or exclude individual films should not be made. Suggestions regarding different lists are welcome, however.

Core list[edit]

Article numbering is for counting purposes only and does not reflect any ranking within this list.

# Title Director Year Source Class
001 Citizen Kane Orson Welles 1941 TSPDT GA
002 Vertigo Alfred Hitchcock 1958 TSPDT B
003 2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick 1968 TSPDT GA
004 Tokyo Story Yasujiro Ozu 1953 TSPDT Start
005 The Rules of the Game Jean Renoir 1939 TSPDT B
006 Federico Fellini 1963 TSPDT C
007 The Godfather Francis Ford Coppola 1972 TSPDT C
008 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans F.W. Murnau 1927 TSPDT C
009 Seven Samurai Akira Kurosawa 1954 TSPDT C
010 The Searchers John Ford 1956 TSPDT C
011 Battleship Potemkin Sergei Eisenstein 1925 TSPDT C
012 Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola 1979 TSPDT C
013 Bicycle Thieves Vittorio De Sica 1948 TSPDT C
014 Breathless Jean-Luc Godard 1960 TSPDT C
015 The Passion of Joan of Arc Carl Theodor Dreyer 1928 TSPDT C
016 Singin' in the Rain Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 1952 TSPDT C
017 L'Atalante Jean Vigo 1934 TSPDT B
018 Man with a Movie Camera Dziga Vertov 1929 TSPDT C
019 Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese 1976 TSPDT B
020 Rashomon Akira Kurosawa 1950 TSPDT C
021 The Godfather Part II Francis Ford Coppola 1974 TSPDT C
022 Raging Bull Martin Scorsese 1980 TSPDT B
023 Persona Ingmar Bergman 1966 TSPDT C
024 Lawrence of Arabia David Lean 1962 TSPDT C
025 The 400 Blows François Truffaut 1959 TSPDT Start
026 Andrei Rublev Andrei Tarkovsky 1966 TSPDT GA
027 The Mirror Andrei Tarkovsky 1975 TSPDT C
028 City Lights Charles Chaplin 1931 TSPDT GA
029 Psycho Alfred Hitchcock 1960 TSPDT GA
030 La Dolce Vita Federico Fellini 1960 TSPDT C
031 L'Avventura Michelangelo Antonioni 1960 TSPDT B
032 Some Like It Hot Billy Wilder 1959 TSPDT C
033 Ordet Carl Theodor Dreyer 1955 TSPDT C
034 Touch of Evil Orson Welles 1958 TSPDT C
035 The General Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman 1926 TSPDT C
036 Au Hasard Balthazar Robert Bresson 1966 TSPDT Start
037 Blade Runner Ridley Scott 1982 TSPDT Featured article FA
038 Contempt Jean-Luc Godard 1963 TSPDT Start
039 Casablanca Michael Curtiz 1942 TSPDT Featured article FA
040 Sunset Boulevard Billy Wilder 1950 TSPDT B
041 Metropolis Fritz Lang 1926 TSPDT B
042 La Grande Illusion Jean Renoir 1937 TSPDT C
043 The Night of the Hunter Charles Laughton 1955 TSPDT C
044 Modern Times Charles Chaplin 1936 TSPDT C
045 Rear Window Alfred Hitchcock 1954 TSPDT C
046 Playtime Jacques Tati 1967 TSPDT C
047 The Third Man Carol Reed 1949 TSPDT C
048 M Fritz Lang 1931 TSPDT C
049 Shoah Claude Lanzmann 1985 TSPDT Start
050 Barry Lyndon Stanley Kubrick 1975 TSPDT C
051 Fanny and Alexander Ingmar Bergman 1982 TSPDT C
052 Dr. Strangelove Stanley Kubrick 1964 TSPDT C
053 Chinatown Roman Polanski 1974 TSPDT C
054 Stalker Andrei Tarkovsky 1979 TSPDT C
055 In the Mood for Love Wong Kar-wai 2000 TSPDT C
056 Children of Paradise Marcel Carné 1945 TSPDT C
057 The Apartment Billy Wilder 1960 TSPDT C
058 Ugetsu Kenji Mizoguchi 1953 TSPDT C
059 Pather Panchali Satyajit Ray 1955 TSPDT Featured article FA
060 The Battle of Algiers Gillo Pontecorvo 1965 TSPDT C
061 Once Upon a Time in the West Sergio Leone 1968 TSPDT C
062 Late Spring Yasujiro Ozu 1949 TSPDT B
063 North by Northwest Alfred Hitchcock 1959 TSPDT C
064 The Leopard Luchino Visconti 1963 TSPDT Start
065 Wild Strawberries Ingmar Bergman 1957 TSPDT Start
066 Mulholland Drive David Lynch 2001 TSPDT Featured article FA
067 La Strada Federico Fellini 1954 TSPDT GA
068 The Gold Rush Charles Chaplin 1925 TSPDT C
069 Rio Bravo Howard Hawks 1959 TSPDT C
070 Pierrot le Fou Jean-Luc Godard 1965 TSPDT Start
071 The Wild Bunch Sam Peckinpah 1969 TSPDT GA
072 The Seventh Seal Ingmar Bergman 1957 TSPDT B
073 Gertrud Carl Theodor Dreyer 1964 TSPDT Start
074 Viridiana Luis Buñuel 1961 TSPDT Start
075 Pickpocket Robert Bresson 1959 TSPDT Start
076 Amarcord Federico Fellini 1973 TSPDT Start
077 Journey to Italy Roberto Rossellini 1953 TSPDT Start
078 Blue Velvet David Lynch 1986 TSPDT GA
079 The Conformist Bernardo Bertolucci 1969 TSPDT C
080 Jules and Jim François Truffaut 1962 TSPDT Start
081 Close-Up Abbas Kiarostami 1989 TSPDT Start
082 Nashville Robert Altman 1975 TSPDT C
083 Last Year at Marienbad Alain Resnais 1961 TSPDT C
084 Goodfellas Martin Scorsese 1990 TSPDT B
085 Sans Soleil Chris Marker 1983 TSPDT Start
086 The Magnificent Ambersons Orson Welles 1942 TSPDT C
087 It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra 1946 TSPDT B
088 A Man Escaped Robert Bresson 1956 TSPDT Start
089 A Brighter Summer Day Edward Yang 1991 TSPDT Start
090 Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles Chantal Akerman 1975 TSPDT Start
091 Sátántangó Bela Tarr 1994 TSPDT Start
092 A Clockwork Orange Stanley Kubrick 1971 TSPDT C
093 Sansho the Bailiff Kenji Mizoguchi 1954 TSPDT Start
094 Aguirre, the Wrath of God Werner Herzog 1972 TSPDT B
095 Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino 1994 TSPDT B
096 Intolerance D.W. Griffith 1916 TSPDT C
097 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance John Ford 1962 TSPDT C
098 La Jetée Chris Marker 1962 TSPDT Start
099 Annie Hall Woody Allen 1977 TSPDT GA
100 Greed Erich von Stroheim 1924 TSPDT Featured article FA
101 Gone with the Wind Victor Fleming 1939 TSPDT GA
102 Jaws Steven Spielberg 1975 TSPDT Featured article FA
103 L'Eclisse Michelangelo Antonioni 1962 TSPDT Start
104 The Wizard of Oz Victor Fleming 1939 TSPDT C
105 The Shining Stanley Kubrick 1980 TSPDT B
106 Histoire(s) du cinéma Jean-Luc Godard 1988-1998 TSPDT Start
107 Blowup Michelangelo Antonioni 1966 TSPDT C
108 The Mother and the Whore Jean Eustache 1973 TSPDT C
109 Bringing Up Baby Howard Hawks 1938 TSPDT GA
110 To Be or Not to Be Ernst Lubitsch 1942 TSPDT C
111 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope George Lucas 1977 TSPDT B
112 Sherlock, Jr. Buster Keaton 1924 TSPDT Start
113 Hiroshima mon amour Alain Resnais 1959 TSPDT Start
114 Ikiru Akira Kurosawa 1952 TSPDT Start
115 Los Olvidados Luis Buñuel 1950 TSPDT Start
116 All About Eve Joseph Mankiewicz 1950 TSPDT C
117 Once Upon a Time in America Sergio Leone 1984 TSPDT C
118 My Life to Live Jean-Luc Godard 1963 TSPDT Start
119 Letter from an Unknown Woman Max Ophuls 1948 TSPDT Start
120 Manhattan Woody Allen 1979 TSPDT C
121 The Spirit of the Beehive Víctor Erice 1973 TSPDT Start
122 The Earrings of Madame de... Max Ophuls 1953 TSPDT Start
123 Yi Yi: A One and a Two Edward Yang 2000 TSPDT Start
124 L'Age d'Or Luis Buñuel 1930 TSPDT Start
125 Un Chien Andalou Luis Buñuel 1928 TSPDT C
126 The Lady Eve Preston Sturges 1941 TSPDT C
127 Notorious Alfred Hitchcock 1946 TSPDT B
128 Nosferatu F.W. Murnau 1922 TSPDT C
129 Spring in a Small Town Fei Mu 1948 TSPDT Start
130 Badlands Terrence Malick 1973 TSPDT Start
131 A Woman Under the Influence John Cassavetes 1974 TSPDT C
132 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg 1982 TSPDT Featured article FA
133 Ali: Fear Eats the Soul Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1974 TSPDT Start
134 Rome, Open City Roberto Rossellini 1945 TSPDT C
135 A Matter of Life and Death Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1946 TSPDT Start
136 My Darling Clementine John Ford 1946 TSPDT Start
137 Come and See Elem Klimov 1985 TSPDT C
138 Do the Right Thing Spike Lee 1989 TSPDT C
139 Days of Heaven Terrence Malick 1978 TSPDT B
140 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Milos Forman 1975 TSPDT C
141 The Exterminating Angel Luis Buñuel 1962 TSPDT Start
142 Don't Look Now Nicolas Roeg 1973 TSPDT GA
143 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1943 TSPDT C
144 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Sergio Leone 1966 TSPDT B
145 Napoléon Abel Gance 1927 TSPDT B
146 Beau Travail Claire Denis 1999 TSPDT Start
147 Partie de campagne Jean Renoir 1936 TSPDT Start
148 Trouble in Paradise Ernst Lubitsch 1932 TSPDT Start
149 Stagecoach John Ford 1939 TSPDT C
150 A City of Sadness Hou Hsiao-Hsien 1989 TSPDT Start
151 King Kong Merian C. Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack 1933 TSPDT B
152 Duck Soup Leo McCarey 1933 TSPDT C
153 Double Indemnity Billy Wilder 1944 TSPDT B
154 His Girl Friday Howard Hawks 1940 TSPDT Start
155 Brief Encounter David Lean 1945 TSPDT C
156 Alien Ridley Scott 1979 TSPDT GA
157 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Jacques Demy 1964 TSPDT Start
158 The Gospel According to St. Matthew Pier Paolo Pasolini 1964 TSPDT C
159 The Travelling Players Theo Angelopoulos 1975 TSPDT Start
160 On the Waterfront Elia Kazan 1954 TSPDT C
161 The Red Shoes Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1948 TSPDT C
162 Night and Fog Alain Resnais 1955 TSPDT B
163 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Luis Buñuel 1972 TSPDT C
164 L'Argent Robert Bresson 1983 TSPDT Start
165 Nights of Cabiria Federico Fellini 1957 TSPDT C
166 The Last Laugh F.W. Murnau 1924 TSPDT Start
167 Ran Akira Kurosawa 1985 TSPDT C
168 The Grapes of Wrath John Ford 1940 TSPDT B
169 Vampyr Carl Theodor Dreyer 1932 TSPDT GA
170 Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Pier Paolo Pasolini 1975 TSPDT C
171 Earth Alexander Dovzhenko 1930 TSPDT C
172 Mouchette Robert Bresson 1967 TSPDT Start
173 The River Jean Renoir 1951 TSPDT Start
174 Nanook of the North Robert Flaherty 1922 TSPDT C
175 Black Narcissus Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1946 TSPDT C
176 The Great Dictator Charles Chaplin 1940 TSPDT C
177 The Conversation Francis Ford Coppola 1974 TSPDT C
178 Rosemary's Baby Roman Polanski 1968 TSPDT C
179 Out of the Past Jacques Tourneur 1947 TSPDT Start
180 Imitation of Life Douglas Sirk 1959 TSPDT C
181 Performance Nicolas Roeg and Donald Cammell 1970 TSPDT Start
182 The Passenger Michelangelo Antonioni 1975 TSPDT Start
183 Umberto D. Vittorio De Sica 1952 TSPDT Start
184 Sweet Smell of Success Alexander Mackendrick 1957 TSPDT GA
185 Paisan Roberto Rossellini 1946 TSPDT Start
186 The Best Years of Our Lives William Wyler 1946 TSPDT C
187 Le Samouraï Jean-Pierre Melville 1967 TSPDT Start
188 Chungking Express Wong Kar-wai 1994 TSPDT Start
189 Celine and Julie Go Boating Jacques Rivette 1974 TSPDT Start
190 Rocco and His Brothers Luchino Visconti 1960 TSPDT C
191 The Color of Pomegranates Sergei Parajanov 1968 TSPDT Start
192 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Robert Wiene 1919 TSPDT GA
193 Meet Me in St. Louis Vincente Minnelli 1944 TSPDT Start
194 Chimes at Midnight Orson Welles 1966 TSPDT GA
195 Ashes and Diamonds Andrzej Wajda 1958 TSPDT Start
196 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Steven Spielberg 1977 TSPDT GA
197 Cries and Whispers Ingmar Bergman 1972 TSPDT Start
198 The Deer Hunter Michael Cimino 1978 TSPDT B
199 Sullivan's Travels Preston Sturges 1941 TSPDT C
200 Kes Ken Loach 1969 TSPDT C
201 McCabe & Mrs. Miller Robert Altman 1971 TSPDT Start
202 The Thin Blue Line Errol Morris 1988 TSPDT C
203 Diary of a Country Priest Robert Bresson 1950 TSPDT Start
204 The Birds Alfred Hitchcock 1963 TSPDT Start
205 Solaris Andrei Tarkovsky 1972 TSPDT GA
206 Paths of Glory Stanley Kubrick 1957 TSPDT B
207 Meshes of the Afternoon Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid 1943 TSPDT Start
208 Brazil Terry Gilliam 1985 TSPDT B
209 Kind Hearts and Coronets Robert Hamer 1949 TSPDT Start
210 Red River Howard Hawks 1948 TSPDT Start
211 The Band Wagon Vincente Minnelli 1953 TSPDT Start
212 Raiders of the Lost Ark Steven Spielberg 1981 TSPDT GA
213 Floating Clouds Mikio Naruse 1955 TSPDT Start
214 Belle de jour Luis Buñuel 1967 TSPDT Start
215 Three Colors: Blue Krzysztof Kieślowski 1993 TSPDT C
216 Wings of Desire Wim Wenders 1987 TSPDT C
217 Ivan the Terrible, Part Two Sergei Eisenstein 1946 TSPDT C
218 The Big Lebowski Coen brothers 1998 TSPDT GA
219 The Decalogue Krzysztof Kieslowski 1988 TSPDT Start
220 Death in Venice Luchino Visconti 1971 TSPDT Start
221 Faces John Cassavetes 1968 TSPDT Start
222 Mean Streets Martin Scorsese 1973 TSPDT Start
223 Spirited Away Hayao Miyazaki 2001 TSPDT GA
224 Two or Three Things I Know About Her Jean-Luc Godard 1966 TSPDT Start
225 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Tobe Hooper 1974 TSPDT GA
226 The Thin Red Line Terrence Malick 1998 TSPDT GA
227 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre John Huston 1948 TSPDT Start
228 Breaking the Waves Lars von Trier 1996 TSPDT Start
229 Touki Bouki Djibril Diop Mambéty 1973 TSPDT Start
230 The Crowd King Vidor 1928 TSPDT Start
231 The Birth of a Nation D.W. Griffith 1915 TSPDT B
232 Bonnie and Clyde Arthur Penn 1967 TSPDT C
233 Wavelength Michael Snow 1967 TSPDT C
234 Jalsaghar Satyajit Ray 1958 TSPDT Start
235 My Neighbor Totoro Hayao Miyazaki 1988 TSPDT B
236 Zero for Conduct Jean Vigo 1933 TSPDT Start
237 F for Fake Orson Welles 1974 TSPDT Start
238 The Quiet Man John Ford 1952 TSPDT Start
239 Underground Emir Kusturica 1995 TSPDT C
240 Fargo Coen brothers 1996 TSPDT C
241 Germany, Year Zero Roberto Rossellini 1948 TSPDT Start
242 Night of the Living Dead George Romero 1968 TSPDT B
243 Memories of Underdevelopment Tomás Gutiérrez Alea 1968 TSPDT C
244 Ivan the Terrible, Part One Sergei Eisenstein 1944 TSPDT C
245 Eraserhead David Lynch 1977 TSPDT Featured article FA
246 Pandora's Box G.W. Pabst 1928 TSPDT C
247 Beauty and the Beast Jean Cocteau 1946 TSPDT Start
248 The Wages of Fear Henri-Georges Clouzot 1952 TSPDT Start
249 The World of Apu Satyajit Ray 1959 TSPDT Start
250 Crimes and Misdemeanors Woody Allen 1989 TSPDT Start
251 The Maltese Falcon John Huston 1941 TSPDT B
252 Freaks Tod Browning 1932 TSPDT C
253 Werckmeister Harmonies Béla Tarr 2000 TSPDT Start
254 The Shop Around the Corner Ernst Lubitsch 1940 TSPDT Start
255 Johnny Guitar Nicholas Ray 1954 TSPDT C
256 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Irvin Kershner 1980 TSPDT B
257 Schindler's List Steven Spielberg 1993 TSPDT GA
258 Black God, White Devil Glauber Rocha 1964 TSPDT Start
259 Unforgiven Clint Eastwood 1992 TSPDT C
260 It Happened One Night Frank Capra 1934 TSPDT C
261 To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Mulligan 1962 TSPDT C
262 Love Streams John Cassavetes 1984 TSPDT Start
263 The Last Picture Show Peter Bogdanovich 1971 TSPDT C
264 Monsieur Verdoux Charles Chaplin 1947 TSPDT Start
265 Harold and Maude Hal Ashby 1971 TSPDT C
266 How Green Was My Valley John Ford 1941 TSPDT Start
267 Killer of Sheep Charles Burnett 1977 TSPDT Start
268 Don't Look Back D.A. Pennebaker 1967 TSPDT Start
269 West Side Story Robert Wise 1961 TSPDT C
270 Chelsea Girls Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey 1966 TSPDT Start
271 The Philadelphia Story George Cukor 1940 TSPDT C
272 Make Way for Tomorrow Leo McCarey 1937 TSPDT C
273 Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino 1992 TSPDT GA
274 Kiss Me Deadly Robert Aldrich 1955 TSPDT Start
275 Marketa Lazarová František Vláčil 1967 TSPDT Start
276 All That Heaven Allows Douglas Sirk 1955 TSPDT Start
277 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs David Hand 1937 TSPDT GA
278 Network Sidney Lumet 1976 TSPDT Start
279 The Sorrow and the Pity Marcel Ophüls 1969 TSPDT Start
280 Landscape in the Mist Theo Angelopoulos 1988 TSPDT Stub
281 Written on the Wind Douglas Sirk 1956 TSPDT C
282 Heat Michael Mann 1996 TSPDT C
283 The Kid Charles Chaplin 1921 TSPDT Start
284 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie John Cassavetes 1976 TSPDT Start
285 Magnolia Paul Thomas Anderson 1999 TSPDT B
286 Dawn of the Dead George A. Romero 1978 TSPDT B
287 The King of Comedy Martin Scorcese 1983 TSPDT C
288 Marnie Alfred Hitchcock 1964 TSPDT C
289 Back to the Future Robert Zemeckis 1985 TSPDT GA
290 The Matrix The Wachowski Brothers 1999 TSPDT B
291 This Is Spinal Tap Rob Reiner 1984 TSPDT C
292 Army of Shadows Jean-Pierre Melville 1969 TSPDT Start
293 Bride of Frankenstein James Whale 1935 TSPDT Featured article FA
294 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday Jacques Tati 1953 TSPDT Start
295 Dog Day Afternoon Sidney Lumet 1975 TSPDT C
296 The Green Ray Éric Rohmer 1986 TSPDT Start
297 Eyes Without a Face Georges Franju 1960 TSPDT GA
298 Opening Night John Cassavetes 1977 TSPDT Start
299 Paris, Texas Wim Wenders 1984 USA Start
300 Only Angels Have Wings Howard Hawks 1939 USA Start
301 The Exorcist William Friedkin 1973 USA B
302 In a Lonely Place Nicholas Ray 1950 USA C
303 Tabu F.W. Murnau 1931 USA C
304 The Graduate Mike Nichols 1967 USA C
305 Broken Blossoms D.W. Griffith 1916 USA C
306 Husbands John Cassavetes 1970 USA C
307 Groundhog Day Harold Ramis 1993 USA B
308 The Big Sleep Howard Hawks 1946 USA C
309 The Hour of the Furnaces Octavio Getino and Fernando Solanas 1968 Argentina Stub
310 La Ciénaga Lucrecia Martel 2001 Argentina C
311 The Piano Jane Campion 1993 Australia C
312 Walkabout Nicolas Roeg 1971 Australia C
313 Mad Max 2 George Miller 1981 Australia C
314 Picnic at Hanging Rock Peter Weir 1975 Australia C
315 Distant Voices, Still Lives Terence Davies 1988 UK Start
316 Listen to Britain Humphrey Jennings and Stewart McAllister 1942 UK C
317 A Canterbury Tale Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1944 UK Start
318 Peeping Tom Michael Powell 1960 UK C
319 I Know Where I'm Going! Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1945 UK Start
320 The Bridge on the River Kwai David Lean 1957 UK C
321 if.... Lindsay Anderson 1968 UK C
322 Man of Aran Robert J. Flaherty 1934 UK Start
323 The Innocents Jack Clayton 1961 UK Start
324 Monty Python's Life of Brian Terry Jones 1979 UK B
325 Videodrome David Cronenberg 1983 Canada C
326 La Région Centrale Michael Snow 1971 Canada Stub
327 Dead Ringers David Cronenberg 1988 Canada Start
328 The Hart of London Jack Chambers 1970 Canada Stub
329 Crash David Cronenberg 1996 Canada C
330 Exotica Atom Egoyan 1994 Canada Start
331 A Touch of Zen King Hu 1971 China Start
332 The Time to Live and the Time to Die Hou Hsiao-Hsien 1985 China Start
333 The Puppetmaster Hou Hsiao-Hsien 1993 China Stub
334 Days of Being Wild Wong Kar-wai 1990 China Start
335 Happy Together Wong Kar-wai 1997 China C
336 Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks Wang Bing 2003 China Stub
337 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Ang Lee 2000 China C
338 Yellow Earth Chen Kaige 1984 China Start
339 Flowers of Shanghai Hou Hsiao-Hsien 1998 China Start
340 Farewell My Concubine Chen Kaige 1993 China Start
341 Three Colors: Red Krzysztof Kieślowski 1994 France Start
342 My Night at Maud's Éric Rohmer 1969 France Start
343 A Trip to the Moon Georges Méliès 1902 France GA
344 The Sacrifice Andrei Tarkovsky 1986 France Start
345 Out 1 Jacques Rivette 1971 France Start
346 The Double Life of Véronique Krzysztof Kieślowski 1991 France C
347 Orpheus Jean Cocteau 1950 France Start
348 Lola Montès Max Ophüls 1955 France Start
349 Red Desert Michelangelo Antonioni 1964 France Start
350 Weekend Jean-Luc Godard 1967 France Start
351 Berlin Alexanderplatz Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1980 Germany Start
352 Kings of the Road Wim Wenders 1976 Germany Start
353 In a Year of 13 Moons Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1978 Germany Start
354 Triumph of the Will Leni Riefenstahl 1935 Germany C
355 Fitzcarraldo Werner Herzog 1982 Germany C
356 The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser Werner Herzog 1974 Germany Start
357 Dr. Mabuse the Gambler Fritz Lang 1922 Germany Start
358 The Blue Angel Josef von Sternberg 1930 Germany C
359 Faust F.W. Murnau 1926 Germany C
360 Alice in the Cities Wim Wenders 1974 Germany Start
361 Meghe Dhaka Tara Ritwik Ghatak 1960 India C
362 Pyaasa Guru Dutt 1957 India Start
363 Charulata Satyajit Ray 1964 India C
364 Aparajito Satyajit Ray 1956 India C
365 Subarnarekha Ritwik Ghatak 1965 India Start
366 Kaagaz Ke Phool Guru Dutt 1959 India Start
367 Pakeezah Kamal Amrohi 1972 India Start
368 La Notte Michelangelo Antonioni 1961 Italy Start
369 Cinema Paradiso Giuseppe Tornatore 1988 Italy C
370 Nostalghia Andrei Tarkovsky 1983 Italy Start
371 1900 Bernardo Bertolucci 1976 Italy Start
372 Salvatore Giuliano Francesco Rosi 1962 Italy Start
373 Stromboli Roberto Rossellini 1950 Italy Start
374 The Tree of Wooden Clogs Ermanno Olmi 1978 Italy Start
375 The Flowers of St. Francis Roberto Rossellini 1950 Italy Start
376 Miracle in Milan Vittorio de Sica 1951 Italy Start
377 Fellini Satyricon Federico Fellini 1969 Italy C
378 An Autumn Afternoon Yasujiro Ozu 1962 Japan Start
379 The Life of Oharu Kenji Mizoguchi 1952 Japan Start
380 Throne of Blood Akira Kurosawa 1957 Japan Start
381 The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums Kenji Mizoguchi 1939 Japan Start
382 In the Realm of the Senses Nagisa Oshima 1976 Japan Start
383 I Was Born, But... Yasujiro Ozu 1932 Japan Start
384 High and Low Akira Kurosawa 1963 Japan Start
385 Yojimbo Akira Kurosawa 1961 Japan Start
386 The Woman in the Dunes Hiroshi Teshigahara 1964 Japan Start
387 Kagemusha Akira Kurosawa 1980 Japan Start
388 Oldboy Park Chan-wook 2003 Korea B
389 Memories of Murder Bong Joon-ho 2003 Korea Start
390 Él Luis Buñuel 1953 Mexico Start
391 The Holy Mountain Alejandro Jodorowsky 1973 Mexico Start
392 Nazarín Luis Buñuel 1959 Mexico Start
393 Simon of the Desert Luis Buñuel 1965 Mexico Start
394 El Topo Alejandro Jodorowsky 1970 Mexico Start
395 Silent Light Carlos Reygadas 2007 Mexico Start
396 Amores perros Alejandro González Iñárritu 2000 Mexico Start
397 The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz Luis Buñuel 1955 Mexico Start
398 Y Tu Mamá También Alfonso Cuarón 2001 Mexico C
399 An Angel at My Table Jane Campion 1990 New Zealand Start
400 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Peter Jackson 2001 New Zealand B
401 Day of Wrath Carl Theodor Dreyer 1943 Nordic Start
402 Hour of the Wolf Ingmar Bergman 1968 Nordic Start
403 Scenes from a Marriage Ingmar Bergman 1973 Nordic Start
404 Festen Thomas Vinterberg 1998 Nordic Start
405 Winter Light Ingmar Bergman 1962 Nordic Start
406 Edvard Munch Peter Watkins 1974 Nordic Start
407 The Silence Ingmar Bergman 1963 Nordic C
408 My Life as a Dog Lasse Hallström 1985 Nordic Start
409 The Idiots Lars von Trier 1998 Nordic Start
410 Songs from the Second Floor Roy Andersson 2000 Nordic Start
411 Where Is the Friend's Home? Abbas Kiarostami 1987 Persian Start
412 Through the Olive Trees Abbas Kiarostami 1994 Persian Start
413 The House Is Black Forough Farrokhzad 1962 Persian Stub
414 Taste of Cherry Abbas Kiarostami 1997 Persian Start
415 A Moment of Innocence Mohsen Makhmalbaf 1996 Persian Start
416 Life, and Nothing More... Abbas Kiarostami 1991 Persian Start
417 A Separation Asghar Farhadi 2011 Persian Start
418 Tropical Malady Apichatpong Weerasethakul 2004 Southeast Asian Start
419 Blissfully Yours Apichatpong Weerasethakul 2002 Southeast Asian Start
420 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Apichatpong Weerasethakul 2010 Southeast Asian Start
421 Syndromes and a Century Apichatpong Weerasethakul 2006 Southeast Asian Start
422 I Am Cuba Mikhail Kalatozov 1964 Soviet C
423 Russian Ark Alexander Sokurov 2002 Soviet Start
424 October: Ten Days That Shook the World Sergei Eisenstein 1928 Soviet Start
425 Ivan's Childhood Andrei Tarkovsky 1962 Soviet Start
426 Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors Sergei Parajanov 1965 Soviet Start
427 Dersu Uzala Akira Kurosawa 1975 Soviet Start
428 The Cranes Are Flying Mikhail Kalatozov 1957 Soviet Start
429 Alexander Nevsky Sergei Eisenstein 1938 Soviet Start
430 Tale of Tales Yuriy Norshteyn 1979 Soviet Start
431 Strike Sergei Eisenstein 1925 Soviet Start
432 Not on Your Life Luis García Berlanga 1963 Spain Start
433 All About My Mother Pedro Almodóvar 1999 Spain Start
434 Land Without Bread Luis Buñuel 1933 Spain Start
435 Dream of Light Víctor Erice 1992 Spain Stub
436 Talk to Her Pedro Almodóvar 2002 Spain Start
437 Plácido Luis García Berlanga 1961 Spain Stub
438 Arrebato Iván Zulueta 1980 Spain Stub
439 The South Víctor Erice 1983 Spain Stub
440 Pan's Labyrinth Guillermo del Toro 2006 Spain B
441 The Lion King Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff 1994 Animated GA
442 Toy Story John Lasseter 1995 Animated GA
443 The Little Mermaid Ron Clements and John Musker 1989 Animated GA
444 Toy Story 2 John Lasseter 1999 Animated GA
445 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Robert Zemeckis 1988 Animated GA
446 Fritz the Cat Ralph Bakshi 1972 Animated Featured article FA
447 Gertie the Dinosaur Winsor McCay 1914 Animated Featured article FA
448 The Land Before Time Don Bluth 1988 Animated C
449 Frozen Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee 2013 Animated GA
450 Transformers Michael Bay 2007 Animated Featured article FA
451 Ben-Hur William Wyler 1959 Christian GA
452 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Andrew Adamson 2008 Christian GA
453 The Prince of Egypt Simon Wells and Brenda Chapman 1998 Christian GA
454 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Andrew Adamson 2005 Christian B
455 The Sound of Music Robert Wise 1965 Christian B
456 Chariots of Fire Hugh Hudson 1981 Christian B
457 The Passion of the Christ Mel Gibson 2004 Christian B
458 Tender Mercies Bruce Beresford 1983 Christian Featured article FA
459 The Blind Side John Lee Hancock 2009 Christian Start
460 The Book of Eli Hughes Brothers 2010 Christian C
461 300 Zack Snyder 2007 Comic Book Featured article FA
462 The Dark Knight Christopher Nolan 2008 Comic Book GA
463 Batman Begins Christopher Nolan 2005 Comic Book GA
464 Batman Tim Burton 1989 Comic Book A-Class article A
465 Iron Man 2 Jon Favreau 2010 Comic Book GA
466 Spider-Man 3 Sam Raimi 2007 Comic Book GA
467 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Gavin Hood 2009 Comic Book GA
468 Alien vs. Predator Paul W. S. Anderson 2004 Comic Book Featured article FA
469 V for Vendetta James McTeigue 2006 Comic Book GA
470 Watchmen Zack Snyder 2009 Comic Book GA
471 The Power of Nightmares Adam Curtis 2004 Documentary Featured article FA
472 The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Kim Bartley and Donnacha Ó Briain 2003 Documentary Featured article FA
473 Koyaanisqatsi Godfrey Reggio 1982 Documentary C
474 Sicko Michael Moore 2007 Documentary B
475 I'm Going to Tell You a Secret Jonas Åkerlund 2005 Documentary GA
476 Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore 2002 Documentary C
477 Waltz with Bashir Ari Folman 2008 Documentary C
478 Man on Wire James Marsh 2008 Documentary Start
479 Grizzly Man Werner Herzog 2005 Documentary C
480 March of the Penguins Luc Jacquet 2005 Documentary B
481 The Cat and the Canary Paul Leni 1927 Silent Featured article FA
482 The Phantom of the Opera Rupert Julian 1925 Silent C
483 Zapruder film Abraham Zapruder 1963 Silent B
484 Saved from the Titanic Étienne Arnaud 1912 Silent GA
485 The Mountain Eagle Alfred Hitchcock 1927 Silent GA
486 Ben-Hur Fred Niblo 1925 Silent C
487 L'Arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat Auguste and Louis Lumière 1895 Silent C
488 The Circus Charles Chaplin 1928 Silent Start
489 The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog Alfred Hitchcock 1927 Silent C
490 Roundhay Garden Scene Louis Le Prince 1888 Silent Start
491 Forrest Gump Robert Zemeckis 1994 War GA
492 Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg 1998 War GA
493 Gladiator Ridley Scott 2000 War GA
494 The Pianist Roman Polanski 2002 War C
495 Braveheart Mel Gibson 1995 War B
496 Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino 2009 War GA
497 Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick 1987 War B
498 The Great Escape John Sturges 1963 War C
499 Hotel Rwanda Terry George 2004 War C
500 Platoon Oliver Stone 1986 War Start
501 Academy Awards Awards B
502 Golden Globe Award Awards Start
503 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards Start
504 Palme d'Or Awards Start
505 AVN Award Awards C
506 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards Start
507 Saturn Award Awards Start
508 Young Artist Award Awards C
509 MTV Movie Awards Awards Start
510 Golden Lion Awards Start
511 Cannes Film Festival Festivals C
512 Sundance Film Festival Festivals Start
513 Berlin International Film Festival Festivals Start
514 Film festival Festivals C
515 Venice Film Festival Festivals Start
516 Toronto International Film Festival Festivals C
517 Tribeca Film Festival Festivals C
518 South by Southwest Festivals Start
519 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Festivals Start
520 Locarno International Film Festival Festivals Start
521 Film Filmmaking C
522 Animation Filmmaking C
523 Documentary film Filmmaking C
524 Silent film Filmmaking C
525 Film director Filmmaking Start
526 Short film Filmmaking C
527 Pornographic film Filmmaking C
528 Film producer Filmmaking Start
529 Screenwriter Filmmaking Start
530 Cinematography Filmmaking C

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