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  1. 8½ (1963; Federico Fellini), Italy
  2. The 400 Blows [Les quatre cents coups] (1959; Francois Truffaut), France
  3. A

  4. L'âge d'or (1930; Luis Buñuel), France
  5. Aguirre, Wrath of God [Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes] (1972; Werner Herzog), Germany
  6. Alexander Nevsky [Aleksandr Nevskiy] (1938; Sergei M. Eisenstein, Dmitri Vasilyev), Russia
  7. All About My Mother [Todo sobre mi madre] (1999; Pedro Almodóvar), Spain
  8. Amarcord (1973; Federico Fellini), Italy
  9. Amelie [Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain] (2001; Jean-Pierre Jeunet), France
  10. Amores perros (2000; Alejandro González Iñárritu), Mexico
  11. Andrei Rublev [Andrey Rublyov] (1966; Andrey Tarkovskiy), Russia
  12. Au Revoir les Enfants (1987; Louis Malle), France
  13. L'Avventura (1960; Michelangelo Antonioni), Italy
  14. B

  15. Battleship Potemkin [Bronenosets Potyomkin] (1925; Sergei M. Eisenstein), Russia
  16. Beauty and the Beast [La belle et la bête] (1946; Jean Cocteau, René Clément), France
  17. Belle de Jour (1967; Luis Buñuel), France
  18. The Bicycle Thief [Ladri di biciclette] (1948; Vittorio De Sica), Italy
  19. Das Boot (1981; Wolfgang Petersen), Germany
  20. Breathless [À bout de souffle] (1960; Jean-Luc Godard), France
  21. C

  22. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari [Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari] (1920; Robert Wiene), Germany
  23. Central Station [Central do Brasil] (1998; Walter Salles), Brazil
  24. Un Chien Andalou (1929; Luis Buñuel), France
  25. The Children of Heaven [Bacheha-Ye aseman] (1997; Majid Majidi), Iran
  26. Children of Paradise [Les enfants du paradis] (1945; Marcel Carné), France
  27. Chungking Express [Chung Hing sam lam] (1994; Kar Wai Wong), Hong Kong
  28. Cinema Paradiso [Nuovo cinema Paradiso] (1988; Giuseppe Tornatore), Italy
  29. City of God [Cidade de Deus] (2002; Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund), Brazil
  30. Contempt [Le mépris] (1963; Jean-Luc Godard), France
  31. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon [Wo hu cang long] (2000; Ang Lee), Taiwan
  32. Cries and Whispers [Viskningar och rop] (1972; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  33. D

  34. Les Diaboliques (1955; Henri-Georges Clouzot), France
  35. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie [Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie] (1972; Luis Buñuel), France
  36. La Dolce Vita (1960; Federico Fellini), Italy
  37. E

  38. The Exterminating Angel [El ángel exterminador] (1962; Luis Buñuel), Mexico
  39. F

  40. Fanny and Alexander [Fanny och Alexander] (1982; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  41. Fitzcarraldo (1982; Werner Herzog), Germany
  42. G

  43. La Grande Illusion (1937; Jean Renoir), France
  44. H

  45. Hero [Ying xióng] (2002; Yimou Zhang), China
  46. The Hidden Fortress [Kakushi-toride no san-akunin] (1958; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  47. High and Low [Tengoku to jigoku] (1963; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  48. Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959; Alain Resnais), France
  49. I

  50. Ikiru (1952; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  51. In the Mood for Love [Fa yeung nin wa] (2000; Kar Wai Wong), Hong Kong
  52. Ivan's Childhood [Ivanovo detstvo] (1962; Andrey Tarkovskiy, Eduard Abalov), Russia
  53. J

  54. Jean de Florette (1986; Claude Berri), France
  55. Jules and Jim [Jules et Jim] (1961; François Truffaut), France
  56. K

  57. Kagemusha (1980; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  58. The Killer [Dip huet seung hung] (1989; John Woo), Hong Kong
  59. L

  60. The Leopard [Il gattopardo] (1963; Luchino Visconti), Italy
  61. Life Is Beautiful [La Vita è bella] (1997; Roberto Benigni), Italy
  62. Lovers of the Arctic Circle [Los amantes del Círculo Polar] (1998; Julio Medem), Spain
  63. M

  64. M (1931 - German; Fritz Lang, Germany
  65. Manon of the Spring [Manon des sources] (1986; Claude Berri), France
  66. Metropolis (1927; Fritz Lang), Germany
  67. The Mirror [Zerkalo] (1974; Andrei Tarkovsky), Russia
  68. My Life to Live [Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux] (1962; Jean-Luc Godard), France
  69. N

  70. Nights of Cabiria [Le Notti di Cabiria](1957; Federico Fellini)
  71. No Man's Land (2001; Danis Tanovic), Bosnia and Herzegovina
  72. Nosferatu [Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens] (1922; FW Murnau), Germany
  73. Nostalghia (1983; Andrey Tarkovskiy), Russia
  74. La Notte (1961; Michelangelo Antonioni), Italy
  75. O

  76. Open City [Roma, città aperta] (1945; Roberto Rosellini), Italy
  77. P

  78. Pather Panchali (1955; Satyajit Ray), India
  79. Persona (1966; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  80. Pierrot le fou (1965; Jean-Luc Godard), France
  81. Princess Mononoke [Mononoke-hime] (1997; Hayao Miyazaki), Japan
  82. R

  83. Raise the Red Lantern [Da hong deng long gao gao gua] (1991; Yimou Zhang), China
  84. Ran (1985; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  85. Rashomon (1950; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  86. The Rules of the Game [La Règle du jeu] (1939; Jean Renoir), France
  87. Run Lola Run [Lola rennt] (1998; Tom Tykwer), Germany
  88. S

  89. Sanjuro [Tsubaki Sanjûrô] (1962; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  90. Sansho the Bailiff [Sanshô dayû] (1954; Kenji Mizoguchi), Japan
  91. Seven Samurai [Shichinin no samurai] (1954; Akira Kurosoawa), Japan
  92. The Seventh Seal [Det sjunde inseglet] (1957; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  93. Shoot the Piano Player [Tirez sur le pianiste] (1960; Francois Truffaut), France
  94. Show Me Love [Fucking Åmål] (1998; Lukas Moodysson), Sweden
  95. The Silence [Tystnaden] (1963; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  96. Smiles of a Summer Night [Sommarnattens leende] (1955; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  97. Solaris [Solyaris](1972; Andrei Tarkovsky), Russia
  98. Spirited Away [Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi] (2001; Hayao Miyazaki), Japan
  99. Stalker (1979; Andrey Tarkovskiy), Russia
  100. La Strada (1954; Federico Fellini), Italy
  101. T

  102. Talk to Her [Hable con ella] (2002; Pedro Almodóvar) , Spain
  103. That Obscure Object of Desire [Cet obscur objet du désir] (1977; Luis Buñuel)
  104. Throne of Blood [Kumonosu-jô]] (1957; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  105. Through a Glass Darkly [Såsom i en spegel] (1961; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  106. To Live [Huozhe] (1994; Yimou Zhang), China
  107. Tokyo Story [Tôkyô monogatari] (1953; Yasujiro Ozu), Japan
  108. U

  109. Ugetsu [Ugetsu Monogatori] (1953; Kenji Mizoguchi), Japan
  110. Umberto D (1952; Vittorio De Sica), Italy
  111. Underground (1995; Emir Kusturica), Yugoslavia
  112. V

  113. The Virgin Spring [Jungfrukällan] (1959; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  114. Viridiana (1961; Luis Buñuel), Spain
  115. W

  116. Wages of Fear [Le Salaire de la peur] (1953; Henri-Georges Clouzot), France
  117. Wild Reeds [Les roseaux sauvages] (1994; André Téchiné), France
  118. Wild Strawberries [Smultronstället] (1957; Ingmar Bergman)
  119. Winter Light [Nattvardsgästerna] (1962; Ingmar Bergman), Sweden
  120. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown [Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios] (1988; Pedro Almodóvar), Spain
  121. Y

  122. Yojimbo [Yôjinbô] (1961; Akira Kurosawa), Japan
  123. The Young and the Damned [Los Olvidados] (1950; Luis Buñuel), Mexico