Combustible Celluloid

100 Greatest Hidden Treasures

Entertainment Weekly

Published July, 1991.

Assault on Precinct 13 (1976, John Carpenter)
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955, John Sturges)
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970, Sam Peckinpah)
Barbarosa (1982, Fred Schepisi)
The Big Combo (1955, Joseph H. Lewis)
Black Narcissus (1947, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
Brain Damage (1988, Frank Henelotter)
The Brood (1979, David Cronenberg)
Burn! (1970, Gillo Pontecorvo)
Candy Mountain (1988, Robert Frank & Rudy Wurlitzer)
Carrie (1952, William Wyler)
Caught (1949, Max Ophuls)
Chilly Scenes of Winter/Head Over Heels (1979, Joan Micklin Silver)
Comfort and Joy (1984, Bill Forsyth)
The Company of Wolves (1984, Neil Jordan)
Criss Cross (1949, Robert Siodmak)
Dancing Lady (1933, Robert Z. Leonard)
Dark Star (1974, John Carpenter)
Death Race 2000 (1975, Paul Bartel)
Deception (1946, Irving Rapper)
Detour (1946, Edgar G. Ulmer)
Dodsworth (1936, William Wyler)
Dreamchild (1985, Gavin Millar)
A Fine Madness (1966, Irvin Kershner)
The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953, Roy Rowland)
Forbidden Zone (1980, Richard Elfman)
49th Parallel (1941, Michael Powell)
Foxes (1980, Adrian Lyne)
Get Crazy (1983, Allan Arkush)
Glen or Glenda? (1953, Edward D. Wood Jr.)
Go Tell the Spartans (1978, Ted Post)
Good News (1947, Charles Walters)
Gun Crazy (1949, Joseph H. Lewis)
Heartland (1979, Richard Pearce)
Hell in the Pacific (1969, John Boorman)
Hi, Mom! (1970, Brian De Palma)
The Hidden (1987, Jack Sholder)
High and Low (1963, Akira Kurosawa)
High Tide (1987, Gillian Armstrong)
The Hit (1984, Stephen Frears)
Home of the Brave (1949, Mark Robson)
Housekeeping (1987, Bill Forsyth)
I Walked With a Zombie (1943, Jacques Tourneur)
In a Lonely Place (1950, Nicholas Ray)
Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959, Bert Stern)
The Killing (1956, Stanley Kubrick)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955, Robert Aldrich)
La Bete Humaine (1938, Jean Renoir)
Le Dernier Combat/The Last Battle (1983, Luc Besson)
Lonely Are the Brave (1962, David Miller)
Macao (1952, Josef Von Sternberg)
Marked Woman (1937, Lloyd Bacon)
Mikey and Nicky (1976, Elaine May)
Miracle Mile (1989, Steve DeJarnatt)
Mixed Blood (1985, Paul Morrissey)
Monkey Business (1952, Howard Hawks)
The Naked Kiss (1964, Samuel Fuller)
The Naked Spur (1953, Anthony Mann)
Near Dark (1987, Kathryn Bigelow)
1918 (1984, Ken Harrison)
The Ninth Configuration (1980, William Peter Blatty)
On Dangerous Ground (1951, Nicholas Ray)
One-Eyed Jacks (1960, Marlon Brando)
Over the Edge (1979, Jonathan Kaplan)
Paris Blues (1961, Martin Ritt)
Payday (1973, Daryl Duke)
Peeping Tom (1960, Michael Powell)
Personal Best (1982, Robert Towne)
The Plague Dogs (1982, Martin Rosen)
Point Blank (1967, John Boorman)
Q: The Winged Serpent (1982, Larry Cohen)
The Revolt of Job (1983, Imre Gyongyossy & Barna Kabay)
Ride the High Country (1962, Sam Peckinpah)
Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954, Don Siegel)
The Saga of Anatahan (1953, Josef Von Sternberg)
Saint Jack (1979, Peter Bogdanovich)
Say Amen, Somebody (1983, George T. Nierenberg)
Secret Honor (1984, Robert Altman)
The Sender (1982, Roger Christian)
Shack Out on 101 (1955, Edward Dein)
The Shanghai Gesture (1941, Josef Von Sternberg)
Smile (1975, Michael Ritchie)
Songwriter (1984, Alan Rudolph)
The Stepfather (1987, Joseph Ruben)
Straight Time (1978, Ulu Grosbard)
Streamers (1983, Robert Altman)
Streetwise (1985, Martin Bell)
The Tenant (1976, Roman Polanski)
They Live by Night (1949, Nicholas Ray)
Ticket to Heaven (1981, Ralph L. Thomas)
Track 29 (1988, Nicolas Roeg)
Twice Upon a Time (1983, John Korty & Charles Swenson)
Under Fire (1983, Roger Spottiswoode)
Used Cars (1980, Robert Zemekis)
Vampire's Kiss (1989, Robert Bierman)
While the City Sleeps (1956, Fritz Lang)
Who'll Stop the Rain (1978, Karel Reisz)
Withnail & I (1987, Bruce Robinson)
Zardoz (1974, John Boorman)
A Zed and Two Naughts (1985, Peter Greenaway)

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