Top 100 My favorite Movies of All time

La Collectionneuse (Eric Rohmer, 1966)
La Collectionneuse (Eric Rohmer, 1966)

Notes:
– Making this list was not an easy process at all, because there are so many directors whose work i love and adore deep to the bone. These 100 films are not necessarily the best films in my opinion, but they are films which touched me and provoked my emotional feelings the most. Do me a favor and go check out my directors’s list Here, here and here for a better understanding of my taste.
– Despite the temptation of throwing in the whole oeuvre of my favorite directors’ (like Kurosawa, Bergman, Wenders…), i would like to keep this list from a wide-angle lens as much as possible, hence only one film per director.
– This is a personal list, and cinema is strictly subjective – so spare us dicussions such as “Why the hell is this film even on this list?” or “Where is the film A of director X? How can you miss that?”
– These films are not listed in any particular order.

1. Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders/1984)
2. Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa/1957)
3. The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Robert Wiene/1920)
4. Hiroshima Mon Amour (Alain Resnais/1959)
5. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch/2001)
6. Belle de Jour (Luis Bunuel/1967)
7. Paisà (Roberto Rossellini/1946)
8. Fitzcarraldo (Werner Herzog/1982)
9. The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman/1973)
10. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieslowski/1991)

11. Six Moral Tales: The Bakery of Monceau (1963), Suzanne’s Career (1963), My Night at Maud’s (1969), La Collectionneuse (1967), Claire’s Knee (1970), Love in the Afternoon (1972) (Eric Rohmer)
12. La passion de Jeanne d’Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer/1928)
13. Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick/1978)
14. L’Atalante (Jean Vigo/1934)
15. The Legend of 1900 (Giuseppe Tornatore/1998)
16. The Seventh Seal (Ingmar Bergman/1957)
17. All Fear eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder/1974)
18. The Spirit of the Beehive (Víctor Erice/1973)
19. Pandora’s Box (Georg Wilhelm Pabst, 1929)
20. Eternity and a Day (Theodoros Angelopoulos, 1998)

21. Pigs, Pimps & Prostitutes Trilogy (Shôhei Imamura, 1963)
22. Eros Plus Massacre (Yoshishige Yoshida, 1969)
23. When a Woman ascends the stairs (Mikio Naruse, 1960)
24. The Human Condition Trilogy (Masaki Kobayashi, 1959)
25. Liebelei (Max Ophüls, 1933)
26. Vivre sa vie (Jean-Luc Godard, 1962)
27. Trilogy of Decadence: L’avventura (1960), La notte (1961), L’eclisse (1962) (Michelangelo Antonioni)
28. Twenty-four Eyes (Keisuke Kinoshita, 1954)
29. Stella (Mihalis Kakogiannis, 1955)
30. Marriage Trilogy: Late Autumn, Late Spring, EarlySummer (Yasujirô Ozu)

31. Children of Heaven (Majid Majidi, 1997)
32. Close-up (Abbas Kiarostami, 1990)
33. The Sword of Doom (Kihachi Okamoto, 1966)
34. The Confession (1970, Costa-Gavras)
35. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)
36. Apu Trilogy (Satyajit Ray)
37. Matrix Trilogy (The Wachowskis)
38. Hamoun (Dariush Mehrjui, 1990)
39. Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1964)
40. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (Peter Greenaway, 1989)

41. The Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973)
42. A City of Sadness (Hsiao-Hsien Hou, 1989)
43. Fires on the plain (Kon Ichikawa, 1959)
44. Letter Never Sent (Mikhail Kalatozov, 1960)
45. Cleo from 5 to 7 (Agnès Varda, 1962)
46. The Crucified Lovers (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1954)
47. War Trilogy: A Generation, Kanal, Ashes and Diamonds (Andrej Wajda)
48. Coup de Grace (Volker Schlöndorff, 1976)
49. Medea (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1969)
50. Murmur of the Heart (Louis Malle, 1971)

51. Werckmeister harmóniák (Béla Tarr, 2000)
52. Mephisto (István Szabó, 1981)
53. The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949)
54. Magnificent Obsession (Douglas Sirk, 1954)
55. The Color of Pomegranates (Sergei Parajanov, 1969)
56. The Orphic Trilogy: The Blood of a Poet (1950), Orpheus (1950), Testament of Orpheus (1959) (Jean Cocteau)
57. Fargo (Coen Brothers, 1996)
58. Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985)
59. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955)
60. Alice (Jan Svankmajer, 1988)

61. The Red Balloon (Albert Lamorisse, 1956)
62. Delicatessen (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 1991)
63. Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)
64. 3-Iron (Ki-duk Kim, 2004)
65. In the Mood for Love (Kar Wai Wong, 2000)
66. Vengeance Trilogy (Chan-wood Park)
67. Rosetta (Dardenne Brothers, 1999)
68. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson, 2012)
69. Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (Lars von Trier, 2013)
70. The Blue Light (Leni Riefenstahl)

71. Midnight Cowboy (John Schlesinger, 1969)
72. The Bicycle Thief (Vittorio De Sica, 1948)
73. Solaris (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972)
74. Letters from Fontainhas Trilogy: Ossos (1997), In Vanda’s Room (2000), Colossal Youth (2006) (Pedro Costa)
75. La Jetee (Chris Marker, 1963)
76. Goethe’s Faust (F.W. Murnau, 1926)
77. Au hasard Balthazar (Robert Bresson, 1966)
78. The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström, 1921)
79. Grand Illusion (Jean Renoir, 1937)
80. A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes, 1974)
81. Bu san (Ming-liang Tsai, 2003)
82. Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar, 2002)
83. A Swedish Love Story (Roy Andersson, 1970)
84. 8½ (Federico Fellini, 1963)
85. Jules and Jim (François Truffaut, 1962)
86. Proletariat Trilogy: Shadows in Paradise (1986), Ariel (1988), The Match Factory Girl (1990) (Aki Kaurismäki)
87. Celine and Julie go boating (Jacques Rivette, 1974)
88. In Bruges (Martin McDonagh, 2008)
89. Seduced and Abandoned (Pietro Germi, 1964)
90. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Nagisa Ôshima, 1983)

91. Poetry (Chang-dong Lee, 2010)
92. Plein soleil (René Clément, 1960)
93. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Jacques Demy, 1964)
94. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)
95. Sunset Blvd. (Billy Wilder, 1950)
96. Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby, 1971)
97. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009)
98. Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean, 1962)
99. Children of Paradise (Marcel Carné, 1945)
100. Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927)

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8 thoughts on “Top 100 My favorite Movies of All time

    1. Những tên được tô đậm không phải là một phim như các tên khác mà thường là trilogy hoặc 1 series nhiều phim có liên quan đến nhau về chủ đề và nội dung của một đạo diễn.

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  1. Mình thấy list này có vẻ mang tính vinh danh các đạo diễn nhiều hơn là top 100 những phim mà bạn thực sự thích nhất đúng không ??

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    1. Thực ra là một kiểu trộn lẫn của cả hai. Nếu nói về thuần top 100 những phim tôi thực sự thích nhất thì sẽ có sự thiên vị tới những đạo diễn yêu thích của tôi và như thế thì không được rộng cho lắm nên tôi quyết định lọc như này.

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      1. Mình nghĩ sự thiên vị đấy nó làm nên tính unique trong top 100 của mỗi người. Btw, list của bạn rất tuyệt, còn khá nhiều phim mình chưa được xem

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