Leonard Maltin's 100 Must-See Films of the 20th Century

  1. 8½ (1963; Federico Fellini)
  2. The 39 Steps (1935; Alfred Hitchcock)
  3. The 400 Blows [Les quatre cents coups] (1959; Francois Truffaut)
  4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968; Stanley Kubrick)
  5. A

  6. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938; Michael Curtiz, William Keighley)
  7. All About Eve (1950; Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
  8. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930; Lewis Milestone)
  9. Annie Hall (1977; Woody Allen)
  10. Apocalypse Now (1979; Francis Ford Coppola)
  11. B

  12. Battleship Potemkin [Bronenosets Potyomkin] (1925; Sergei M. Eisenstein)
  13. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946; William Wyler)
  14. The Bicycle Thief [Ladri di biciclette] (1948; Vittorio De Sica)
  15. The Big Parade (1925; King Vidor, George W. Hill)
  16. The Birth of a Nation (1915; DW Griffith)
  17. Blazing Saddles (1974; Mel Brooks)
  18. Blowup (1966; Michelangelo Antonioni)
  19. Bonnie and Clyde (1967; Arthur Penn)
  20. Bride of Frankenstein (1935; James Whale)
  21. C

  22. Casablanca (1942; Michael Curtiz)
  23. Citizen Kane (1941; Orson Welles)
  24. City Lights (1931; Charles Chaplin)
  25. The Conversation (1974; Francis Ford Coppola)
  26. The Crowd (1928; King Vidor)
  27. D

  28. The Deer Hunter (1978; Michael Cimino)
  29. Dodsworth (1936; William Wyler)
  30. La Dolce Vita (1960; Federico Fellini)
  31. Double Indemnity (1944; Billy Wilder)
  32. Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying (1964; Stanley Kubrick)
  33. Dracula (1931; Tod Browning, Karl Freund)
  34. Duck Soup (1933; Leo McCarey)
  35. E

  36. E T - The Extra-Terrestrial (1982; Steven Speilberg)
  37. F

  38. Fantasia (1940; James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen)
  39. Fargo (1996; Ethan Coen, Joel Coen)
  40. The Freshman (1925; Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor)
  41. Frankenstein (1931; James Whale)
  42. G

  43. The General (1926; Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton)
  44. The Godfather (1972; Francis Ford Coppola)
  45. The Godfather, Part II (1974; Francis Ford Coppola)
  46. The Gold Rush (1925; Charles Chaplin)
  47. Gone With The Wind (1939; Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood)
  48. GoodFellas (1990; Martin Scorcese)
  49. The Graduate (1967; Mike Nichols)
  50. La Grande Illusion (1937; Jean Renoir)
  51. The Grapes of Wrath (1940; John Ford)
  52. Great Expectations (1946; David Lean)
  53. Greed (1924; Erich von Stroheim)
  54. Gun Crazy [Deadly Is the Female] (1950; Joseph H. Lewis)
  55. H

  56. High Noon (1952; Fred Zinnemann)
  57. His Girl Friday (1940; Howard Hawks)
  58. I

  59. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916; DW Griffith)
  60. It Happened One Night (1934; Frank Capra)
  61. It's A Gift (1934; Norman Z. McLeod)
  62. It's A Wonderful Life (1946; Frank Capra)
  63. J

  64. Jaws (1975; Steven Speilberg)
  65. K

  66. King Kong (1933; Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack)
  67. L

  68. Lawrence of Arabia (1962; David Lean)
  69. The Lady Eve (1941; Preston Sturges)
  70. The Lady Vanishes (1938; Alfred Hitchcock)
  71. M

  72. M (1931 - German; Fritz Lang)
  73. Mary Poppins (1964; Robert Stevenson)
  74. Mean Streets (1973; Martin Scorsese)
  75. Metropolis (1927; Fritz Lang)
  76. The Maltese Falcon (1941; John Houston)
  77. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944; Preston Sturges)
  78. Midnight Cowboy (1969; John Schlesinger)
  79. Modern Times (1936; Charles Chaplin)
  80. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936; Frank Capra)
  81. My Darling Clementine (1946; John Ford)
  82. N

  83. Nashville (1975; Robert Altman)
  84. A Night at the Opera (1935; Sam Wood, Edmund Goulding)
  85. North By Northwest (1959; Alfred Hitchcock)
  86. O

  87. On The Waterfront (1954; Elia Kazan)
  88. Our Hospitality (1923; John G. Blystone, Buster Keaton)
  89. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943; William A. Wellman)
  90. P

  91. Paths of Glory (1957; Stanley Kubrick)
  92. Psycho (1960; Alfred Hitchcock)
  93. Pulp Fiction (1994; Quentin Tarantino)
  94. R

  95. Raging Bull (1980; Martin Scorcese)
  96. Rashomon (1950; Akira Kurosawa)
  97. S

  98. Schindler's List (1993; Steven Speilberg)
  99. The Searchers (1956; John Ford)
  100. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954; Stanley Donen)
  101. Seven Samurai [Shichinin no samurai] (1954; Akira Kurosoawa)
  102. The Seventh Seal [Det sjunde inseglet] (1957; Ingmar Bergma)
  103. Singin' in the Rain (1952; Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly)
  104. The Smiling Madame Beudet [La Souriante Madame Beudet] (1923; Germaine Dulac)
  105. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937; David Hand, William Cottrell, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen)
  106. Some Like It Hot (1959; Billy Wilder)
  107. Sons of the Desert (1933; William A. Seiter)
  108. Stagecoach (1939; John Ford)
  109. Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (1977; George Lucas)
  110. Strangers on a Train (1951; Alfred Hitchcock)
  111. Sullivan's Travels (1941; Preston Sturges)
  112. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927; F.W. Murnau)
  113. Sunset Blvd. (1950; Billy Wilder)
  114. Swing Time (1936; George Stevens)
  115. T

  116. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948; John Houston)
  117. Trouble in Paradise (1932; Ernst Lubitsch)
  118. V

  119. Vertigo [1958; Alfred Hitchcock)
  120. W

  121. The Wild Bunch (1969; Sam Peckinpah)
  122. The Wizard of Oz [1939; Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, King Vidor)