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The Top 100 Films

Time Out Film Guide

Published 1995.

  1. Citizen Kane (1941, Orson Welles)
  2. The Godfather (1972, Francis Ford Coppola)
  3. The Rules of the Game (1939, Jean Renoir)
  4. Vertigo (1958, Alfred Hitchcock)
  5. Seven Samurai (1954, Akira Kurosawa)
  6. Lawrence of Arabia (1962, David Lean)
  7. Raging Bull (1980, Martin Scorsese)
  8. Touch of Evil (1958, Orson Welles)
  9. Tokyo Story (1953, Yasujiro Ozu)
  10. L'Atalante (1934, Jean Vigo)
  11. The Night of the Hunter (1955, Charles Laughton)
  12. The Conformist (1970, Bernardo Bertolucci)
  13. Children of Paradise (1945, Marcel Carne)
  14. A Matter of Life and Death (1946, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
  15. 8 ½ (1962, Federico Fellini)
  16. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942, Orson Welles)
  17. Apocalypse Now (1979, Francis Ford Coppola)
  18. North by Northwest (1959, Alfred Hitchcock)
  19. Chinatown (1974, Roman Polanski)
  20. La Dolce Vita (1960, Federico Fellini)
  21. The Searchers (1956, John Ford)
  22. The Wild Bunch (1969, Sam Peckinpah)
  23. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
  24. Some Like It Hot (1959, Billy Wilder)
  25. Taxi Driver (1976, Martin Scorsese)
  26. Napoleon (1927, Abel Gance)
  27. Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)
  28. Battleship Potemkin (1925, Sergei Eisenstein)
  29. It's a Wonderful Life (1946, Frank Capra)
  30. Performance (1970, Nicolas Roeg & Donald Cammell)
  31. The General (1927, Buster Keaton)
  32. Breathless (1959, Jean-Luc Godard)
  33. Mean Streets (1973, Martin Scorsese)
  34. Once Upon a Time in the West (1969, Sergio Leone)
  35. Rio Bravo (1959, Howard Hawks)
  36. Once Upon a Time in America (1984, Sergio Leone)
  37. All About Eve (1950, Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  38. My Darling Clementine (1946, John Ford)
  39. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968, Stanley Kubrick)
  40. The Piano (1993, Jane Campion)
  41. Pierrot Le Fou (1965, Jean-Luc Godard)
  42. Bringing Up Baby (1938, Howard Hawks)
  43. The 400 Blows (1959, François Truffaut)
  44. Gone with the Wind (1939, Victor Fleming)
  45. The Lady Eve (1941, Preston Sturges)
  46. Last Year at Marienbad (1961, Alain Resnais)
  47. Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948, Max Ophuls)
  48. The Battle of Algiers (1965, Gillo Pontecorvo)
  49. The Gold Rush (1925, Charles Chaplin)
  50. Grand Illusion (1938, Jean Renoir)
  51. A Day in the Country (1936, Jean Renoir)
  52. The Philadelphia Story (1940, George Cukor)
  53. Pickpocket (1959, Robert Bresson)
  54. Schindler's List (1993, Steven Spielberg)
  55. The Shining (1980, Stanley Kubrick)
  56. The Third Man (1949, Carol Reed)
  57. Dr. Strangelove (1964, Stanley Kubrick)
  58. The Reckless Moment (1949, Max Ophuls)
  59. Singin' in the Rain (1952, Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly)
  60. Blade Runner (1982, Ridley Scott)
  61. Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch)
  62. Pather Panchali (1955, Satyajit Ray)
  63. Le Samourai (1967, Jean-Pierre Melville)
  64. Sans Soleil (1983, Chris Marker)
  65. Sweet Smell of Success (1957, Alexander Mackendrick)
  66. Amarcord (1974, Federico Fellini)
  67. Greed (1925, Erich Von Stroheim)
  68. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, Carl Dreyer)
  69. Persona (1966, Ingmar Bergman)
  70. Rashomon (1950, Akira Kurosawa)
  71. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948, John Huston)
  72. All That Heaven Allows (1955, Douglas Sirk)
  73. Black Narcissus (1947, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
  74. Double Indemnity (1944, Billy Wilder)
  75. Intolerance (1916, D.W. Griffith)
  76. Notorious (1946, Alfred Hitchcock)
  77. Out of the Past (1947, Jacques Tourneur)
  78. The Red Shoes (1948, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
  79. Sunset Boulevard (1950, Billy Wilder)
  80. Casablanca (1942, Michael Curtiz)
  81. City Lights (1931, Charles Chaplin)
  82. Ran (1985, Akira Kurosawa)
  83. Spirit of the Beehive (1973, Victor Erice)
  84. Sunrise (1927, F.W. Murnau)
  85. The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976, John Cassavetes)
  86. Ordet (1954, Carl Theodor Dreyer)
  87. Red (1994, Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  88. Aliens (1986, James Cameron)
  89. Amadeus (1984, Milos Forman)
  90. L'Avventura (1960, Michelangelo Antonioni)
  91. Badlands (1973, Terrence Malick)
  92. Barry Lyndon (1975, Stanley Kubrick)
  93. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, David Lean)
  94. The Colour of Pomegranates (1969, Sergei Paradzhanov)
  95. Don't Look Now (1973, Nicolas Roeg)
  96. Earth (1930, Alexander Dovzhenko)
  97. Fanny and Alexander (1983, Ingmar Bergman)
  98. La Jetée (1963, Chris Marker)
  99. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949, Robert Hamer)
  100. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976, Nicolas Roeg)
  101. The Mirror (1976, Andrei Tarkovsky)
  102. Pandora's Box (1928, G.W. Pabst)
  103. The Quiet Man (1952, John Ford)
  104. Sansho Dayu (1954, Kenji Mizoguchi)
  105. The Seventh Seal (1956, Ingmar Bergman)
  106. Ugetsu (1953, Kenji Mizoguchi)
  107. West Side Story (1961, Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins)

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