50 Must See Movies for a Refined Film Taste

FilmClassics

  1. THE BIRTH OF A NATION (directed by D.W. Griffith, 1915)
  2. NANOOK OF THE NORTH (directed by Robert J. Flaherty, 1922)
  3. BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN (directed by Sergei Eisenstein, 1925)
  4. MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (directed by Dziga Vertov, 1929)
  5. METROPOLIS (directed by Fritz Lang, 1927)
  6. CITY LIGHTS (directed by Charlie Chaplin, 1931)
  7. GRAND ILLUSION (directed by Jean Renoir, 1937)
  8. CITIZEN KANE (directed by Orson Welles, 1941)
  9. CASABLANCA (directed by Michael Kurtiz, 1942)
  10. CHILDREN OF PARADISE (directed by Marcel Carne, 1945)
  11. ROME, OPEN CITY (directed by Roberto Rossellini, 1945)
  12. BICYCLE THIEVES (directed by Vittorio De Sica, 1948)
  13. RASHOMON (directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
  14. SEVEN SAMURAI (directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1954)
  15. REAR WINDOW (directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)
  16. LA STRADA (directed by Federico Fellini, 1954)
  17. WILD STRAWBERRIES (directed by Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
  18. THE SEVENTH SEAL (directed by Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
  19. HIROSHIMA, MON AMOUR (directed by Alain Resnais, 1959)
  20.  THE 400 BLOWS (directed by Francois Truffaut, 1959)
  21. BREATHLESS (directed by Jean-Luc Godard, 1960)
  22. PSYCHO (directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)
  23. LA DOLCE VITA (directed by Federico Fellini, 1960)
  24. L’AVVENTURA (directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 1960)
  25. WEST SIDE STORY (directed by Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins, 1961)
  26. JULES AND JIM (directed by Francois Truffaut, 1962)
  27. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (directed by David Lean, 1962)
  28. L’ECLISSE (directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 1962)
  29. 8 1/2 (directed by Federico Fellini, 1963)
  30. BLOW-UP (directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966)
  31. PERSONA (directed by Ingmar Bergman, 1966)
  32. ANDREI RUBLEV (directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966)
  33. BELLE DE JOUR (directed by Luis Bunuel, 1967)
  34. BONNIE AND CLYDE (directed by Arthur Penn, 1967)
  35. LUCIA (directed by Humberto Solas, 1968)
  36. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1971)
  37. DEATH IN VENICE (directed by Lucino Visconti, 1971)
  38. THE GODFATHER (directed by Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
  39. AGUIRRE, THE WRATH OF GOD (directed by Werner Herzog, 1972)
  40. THE MIRROR (directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975)
  41. THE REALM OF THE SENSES (directed by Nagisa Oshima, 1976)
  42. TAXI DRIVER (directed by Martin Scorsese, 1976)
  43. ANNIE HALL (directed by Woody Allen, 1977)
  44. STAR WARS (directed by George Lucas, 1977)
  45. THE SHINING (directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1980)
  46. THE DECALOGUE (directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1989)
  47. BEFORE THE RAIN (directed by Milco Mancevski, 1994)
  48. PULP FICTION (directed by Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
  49. UNDERGROUND (directed by Emir Kusturica, 1995)
  50. DANGER IN THE DARK (directed by Lars Von Trier, 2000)