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1915

Les Vampires

1916

Intolerance

1919

Broken Blossoms

1921

Orphans of the Storm

1922

Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler , Haxan

1925

Go West

1926

The Devil's Circus , The General

1927

The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg

1928

Show People , The Wind

1930

The Blue Angel

1931

Le Million

1932

The Most Dangerous Game , Murders in the Rue Morgue , Rain , Shanghai Express , Vampyr

1933

Blood of a Poet , Counsellor at Law , The Mascot

1934

The Black Cat , Happiness , The Scarlet Empress , Twentieth Century

1935

The Wedding Night

1936

Osaka Elegy , Rose Hobart , Sisters of the Gion

1937

You Only Live Once

1939

The Devil’s Daughter , Drums Along the Mohawk , La Jour Se Lève

1940

The Grapes of Wrath , His Girl Friday , Northwest Passage , The Letter , The Philadelphia Story , Thieves' Highway

1941

The 47 Ronin, Part One

1942

The 47 Ronin, Part Two , Gentleman Jim , Men on the Mountain , Sullivan's Travels

1943

Day of Wrath , The Raven

1944

Christmas Holiday , The Uninvited

1945

And Then There Were None , Brief Encounter , Children of Paradise , Dead of Night , The Great Flamarion , My Name Is Julia Ross , Spellbound , The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry , The Three Caballeros , A Tree Grows in Brooklyn , The Woman in the Window

1946

Gilda , It's a Wonderful Life , The Killers

1947

Driftwood , Germany Year Zero

1948

Drunken Angel , Pitfall , The Red Shoes

1949

Come to the Stable , Late Spring , Orpheus , The Small Back Room , Stray Dog

1950

Rashomon

1951

An American in Paris , Diary of a Country Priest , The Flying Leathernecks , The Prowler

1952

Le Plaisir , The Lusty Men , The Narrow Margin

1953

Madame de... , M. Hulot's Holiday , The Tell-Tale Heart

1954

Chained for Life , Dial M for Murder

1955

All That Heaven Allows , French Cancan , I Live in Fear , Kiss Me Deadly , Ordet , The Trouble With Harry

1956

The Man Who Knew Too Much

1957

Kanal , Love in the Afternoon , The Pajama Game , The Seventh Seal , The Steamroller and the Violin , Sweet Smell of Success

1958

Fiend Without a Face , Gigi , I Want to Live!

1959

Good Morning , Some Like it Hot , The Testament of Doctor Cordelier

1960

L'Avventura , Breathless , House of Usher , Rocco and His Brothers , Throne of Blood

1961

Yojimbo

1962

La Jetée

1963

55 Days at Peking , The Haunted Palace , High and Low , Irma La Douce , Twice-Told Tales

1964

Black God, White Devil , Une Femme Mariée , The Gospel According to St. Matthew , Robinson Crusoe on Mars , The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

1965

Darling , Gertrud , A High Wind in Jamaica , Loves of a Blonde , The Nanny , The Saragossa Manuscript

1966

Second Breath , Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

1967

Eye Myth , The Fireman's Ball , Spirits of the Dead

1968

L'Amour Fou , The Color of Pomegranates , The Devil Rides Out , Flesh , If... , The Joke , Naked Childhood , Night of the Living Dead , The Red and the White , Rosemary's Baby

1969

The House That Screamed , Medium CoolMississippi Mermaid , Salesman , They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? , Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son , The Wild Bunch

1970

Five Easy Pieces , Gimme Shelter , The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

1971

The Act of Seeing with One’s Own Eyes , Duel , Fiddler on the Roof , Klute , Macbeth , Wake in Fright , Wanda

1972

Across 110th Street , Boxcar Bertha , Chloe in the Afternoon , Junior Bonner , Letter to Jane , The Merchant of Four Seasons , Solaris

1973

The Baby , A Delicate Balance , The Homecoming , Sisters , Theatre of Blood

1974

Arabian Nights , The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser , General Idi Amin Dada: A Self Portrait , Swept Away... , The Terminal Man

1975

Brannigan , Fox and His Friends , Grey Gardens , The Mirror , Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom , Someone I Touched , The Story of Adele H. , Trilogy of Terror

1976

Family Plot , Heart of Glass , In the Realm of the Senses , The Killing of a Chinese Bookie , Mikey and Nicky , Murder By Death , Sebastiane

1977

3 WomenFamily Nest , A Grin Without a Cat , Hausu , MacArthur , The Possessed , Suspiria , Wizards

1978

Autumn Sonata , Coming Home , Koko: A Talking Gorilla , Prey , An Unmarried Woman

1979

Breaking Away , Dracula , Real Life , Stalker , The Tin Drum , Vengeance is Mine

1980

Heaven's Gate , Hopscotch , The Hunter , Manila By Night , The Ninth Configuration , The Silent Scream , Used Cars

1981

American Pop , The Appointment , The Beyond , Blow Out , Coup de Torchon , Gallipoli , My Dinner With Andre , The Outsider , Polyester

1982

The Evil Dead , Gandhi , The Long Good Friday , Personal Best , The Prefab People , Tootsie , Victor / Victoria

1983

L'Argent , The Ballad of Narayama , The Boys From Fengkuei , Dark Habits , The Devonsville Terror , The Year of Living Dangerously

1984

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai... , Almanac of Fall , Body Double , Choose Me , Footloose , Paris, Texas , Places in the Heart , Streets of Fire , A Summer at Grandpa’s

1985

Boggy Creek II: ... And the Legend Continues , Contact , Shoah , Vagabond

1986

The Color of Money , The Dead Father , Extremities , My Friend Ivan Lapshin , Little Shop of Horrors

1987

High Tide , Hope and Glory , Road , RoboCop , Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story , The Untouchables , Where is the Friend's Home? , Wish You Were Here

1988

36 Fillette , Alice , Bird , Cinema Paradiso , Hairspray , The Last of England , Married to the Mob , Miracle Mile , My Neighbor Totoro , Parents

1989

Casualties of War , City of Sadness , Santa Sangre

1990

Close-Up , Nouvelle Vague , Paris is Burning , The Unbelievable Truth 

1991

Begotten , La Belle Noiseuse , A Brighter Summer Day , Days of Being WildLife and Nothing More... , Not Without My Daughter , Truly Madly Deeply

1992

Candyman , Crimson Pig , The Heroic Trio , Husbands and Wives , Lessons of DarknessRebels of the Neon God , The Resurrected , Toys , Visions of Light

1993

The Age of Innocence , Bodies, Rest and Motion , The Puppetmaster , Schindler’s List

1994

Ashes of TimeEd Wood , L'Enfer , Faust , The Hudsucker Proxy , Joan the Maid: The Battles & The Prisons , Leon (The Professional) , Satantango , The Scent of Green Papaya , Through the Olive Trees , Wild Reeds

1995

Cremaster 1 , Dead Man , Flirt , Safe , Whisper of the Heart

1996

Breaking the Waves , Goodbye South Goodbye , A Moment of Innocence , The Neon Bible , Thesis

1997

Abre los Ojos (Open Your Eyes) , Boogie Nights , Conspirators of Pleasure , Cure , Donnie Brasco , Flowers of Shanghai , Happy Together , Insomnia , In the Gloaming , Irma Vep , Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil , Mother and Son , Night Falls on ManhattanThe Swindle , The Winter Guest , Xiao Wu

1998

Alice and Martin , The Big Lebowski , The Book of Life , Central Station , Funny Games , Happiness , I Stand Alone , Lilian's Story , The Mirror , The Newton Boys , Pecker , Ring , Secret Defense , Show Me Love , Velvet Goldmine

1999

The 24 Hour Woman , Barren Illusion , Cremaster 2 , Eyes Wide Shut , Fight Club , The Hole , Magnolia , A Map of the World , Office Space , The Psychotic Odyssey of Richard Chase , Skin of Man, Heart of Beast

2000

Aimee & Jaguar , Billy Elliot , Blood Simple : Director's Cut , La Captive , Cast Away , Cherry Falls , Chocolat , The City of Lost Souls , The Contender , Cremains , Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon , Dancer in the Dark , Distance , Dr. T. & the Women , East is East , Esther Kahn , George Washington , The House of Mirth , The IdiotsJesus' Son , Kikujiro, Luck of the Draw , Merci Pour le Chocolat , POLA X , Quills , Rat , Ratcatcher , Requiem for a Dream , Shadow of the Vampire , Songs From the Second Floor , Tears of the Black Tiger , Thirteen Days , Time Code , A Time For Drunken Horses , Tigerland , Traffic , Unbreakable , The Virgin Suicides , The Weight of Water , What Women Want , What's Cooking? , Wings of Hope , Yi Yi , You Can Count on Me

2001

Ali , All About Lily Chou-Chou , Amelie , Amores Perros , Angel Eyes , Apocalypse Now Redux , Baise-Moi , Bandits , Battle Royale , A Beautiful Mind , Black Hawk Down , Blissfully Yours , Bread and Roses , The Business of Strangers , Carl Theodor Dreyer Boxed Set (Criterion) , Charlotte Gray , The Circle , Code Unknown , CQ , Crazy/Beautiful , The Devil's Backbone , Donnie Darko , Don's Plum , Don't Say a Word , Eureka , Fat GirlFinal Fantasy : The Spirits Within , Focus , From HellGhost World , Ginger Snaps , Gosford Park , The Happiness of the Katakuris , Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone , Heist , I Am Sam , IntimacyIn the Bedroom , In the Mood for Love , Iris , Iron Monkey , Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back , Jeepers Creepers , Joy Ride , Kandahar , K-PAX , Lagaan , Lantana , Lan Yu , Life as a House , Little Otik , The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings , The Man Who Wasn't There , Millennium Actress , Millennium Mambo , Monster's Ball , Monsters Inc. , Moulin Rogue! , Mulholland Drive , My First Mister , My Sassy Girl , My Voyage to Italy , My Wife is a Gangster , The Night Divides the DayNo Man's Land , Novocaine , Ocean's Eleven , The One , Piñero , Riding in Cars With Boys , The Royal Tenenbaums , ‘R Xmas , Serendipity , Shallow Hal , The Shipping News , Sidewalks of New York , Spirited Away , Spy Game , Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures , Tape , Thirteen Ghosts , Tortilla Soup , Training Day , Under the Sand , Vanilla Sky , Va Savoir (Who Knows?) , The Vertical Ray of the Sun , Waking Life  , Werckmeister Harmonies , World Traveler

2002

25th Hour , 28 Days Later , 8 Mile , 8 Women , About a Boy , About Schmidt , Adaptation , All or Nothing , Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner , Auto Focus , Birthday Girl , Black Cadillac , Bloody Sunday , The Bourne Identity , Bowling for Columbine , Brotherhood of the Wolf , The Cat's Meow , Charlotte Sometimes , Chicago , Chihwaseon , Cinemania , City of God , The Count of Monte Cristo , Cremaster 3 , El Crimen del Padre Amaro , Crossroads , Cypher , Dahmer , The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys , Demonlover , Devdas , Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood , Domestic Violence , Dracula: Pages From a Virgin's Diary , Eisenstein , The Eye , Far From Heaven , Femme Fatale , Forget Baghdad , Frida , Friday Night , Full Frontal , Group , Harmful Insect , H Story , Ichi the Killer , I'm Going Home , The Importance of Being Earnest , In Praise of Love , In This World , Insomnia , Investigating Sex , Irreversible , Italian for Beginners , Killing Me Softly , Kissing Jessica Stein , Late Marriage , Les Destinees Sentimentales , Lilo & Stitch , The Magdalene Sisters , Maid in Manhattan , The Man Without A Past , Martha... Martha , Maryam , Mercano the Martian , Men in Black II , Minority Report , Monday Morning , Monrak Transistor , Moonlight Mile , Morvern Callar , The Mothman Prophecies , Not Forgotten , One Hour Photo , Panic Room , Personal Velocity , Phone Booth , The Piano Teacher , Pulse , Pumpkin , Punch-Drunk Love , The Quiet American , Rabbit-Proof Fence , Raising Victor Vargas , Real Women Have Curves , Red Dragon , Reign of Fire , Resident Evil , Road to Perdition , Roger Dodger , The Rules of Attraction , Russian Ark , Saint John's Wort , Secretary , Secret Things , Shaolin Soccer , Signs , The Sleepy Time Gal , The Son , The Son of the Bride , The Son's Room , Spider , Spider-Man , Springtime in a Small Town , Spun , Standing By Yourself , Stone Reader , Storytelling , Sweet Home Alabama , Ten , Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet , Time Out , Trouble Every Day , The Truth About Charlie , The Turning Gate , The Tuxedo , Unknown Pleasures , La Vie Nouvelle , The Virgin of Lust , Waiting for HappinessWarm Water Under a Red Bridge , Whale Rider , What Time Is It There? , White Oleander , Y Tu Mama Tambien

2003

21 Grams , Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer , Alexandra's Project , All Tomorrow's Parties , American Splendor , Anything ElseBad Boys II , Battle Royale II , Big Fish , Biker Boyz , Bringing Down the House , The Brown Bunny , Capturing the Friedmans , Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle , The Company , The Corporation , Cowards Bend the Knee , Doppelganger , The Dreamers , The Fighting Temptations , The Fog of War , Gigli , Girl With a Pearl Earring  , Hero , The Hunted , Japanese Story , Jesus, You Know , In the City , Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem , Le Divorce , Lost in Translation , Memories of Murder , The Missing , Old Boy , Open Range , Paris , Pieces of April , PTU , Seabiscuit , Tarnation , The Texas Chainsaw Massacre , This So-Called Disaster , Sylvia , The Time of the Wolf , Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over , Wrong Turn , Zero Day

 

2004

Alexander , Anatomy of Hell , Bad Education , Chasing Liberty , Collateral , A Dirty Shame , Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence , Howl's Moving Castle , The Incredibles , I ♥ HuckabeesKill Bill: Volume 2 , Metallica: Some Kind of Monster , Moolaade , Nobody Knows , Notre Musique , Red Lights , Silver City , Three… Extremes , Throw Down , Torque , Tropical Malady , When Will I Be Loved , Woman is the Future of Man

 

2005

Cache , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , Cigarette Burns , Dark Water , Drawing Restraint 9 , Edmond , Factotum , Grizzly Man , Hustle & Flow , Last Days , Mary , Pretty Persuasion , Sin City , A Tale of Cinema , The Wayward Cloud

2006

Beyond the Years , Container , Easter Bunny Kill! Kill! , Election 2 [Triad Election] , Everything Will Be Ok , Family Ties , Flanders , Half Nelson , Header , I Don't Want to Sleep Alone , Love and Other Disasters , Love is the Drug , The Magic Flute , Marie Antoinette , The Pervert's Guide to Cinema , Sleeping Dogs Lie , Song and Solitude , Taxidermia , Them , The Wind That Shakes the Barley , When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts , World Trade Center

 

2007

The Aerial , American Gangster , The Banishment , Blind Mountain , California Dreamin' (Endless) , Captivity , Chacun son Cinema , Charlie Wilson's War , Diary of the Dead , Eden Log , Flash Point , Freeheld , Happiness , Joshua , Juno , Lust, Caution , Madame Tutli-Putli , Margot at the Wedding , Mother of Tears: The Third Mother , The Mourning Forest , My Blueberry Nights , No End in Sight , O'Horten , Opium: Diary of a Madwoman , Persepolis , Please Vote for Me , Schindler's Houses , There Will Be Blood , You the Living


2008

AM1200 , Ashes of Time Redux , Bad Biology , Los Bastardos , The Biggest Chinese Restaurant in the World , Changeling , The Chaser , Che , Chocolate , A Christmas Tale , The Class , Cloverfield , The Dark Knight , Delta , Departures , Gomorrah , Happy-Go-Lucky , Heaven's Heart , Il Divo , Ip Man , I've Loved You So Long , Julia , Lake Tahoe , Linha de Passe , Lion's Den , Lorna's Silence , Mamma Mia! , Martyrs , Mum & Dad , Nothing But the Truth , Of Time and the City , Ong-Bak 2 , Otto; or, Up With Dead People , The Promotion , Religulous , Shirin , Summer Hours , Synecdoche, New York , Three Monkeys , Tokyo Sonata , Treeless Mountain , Waltz With Bashir , Wendy and Lucy , Who Does She Think She Is? , The X-Files: I Want to Believe

2009

2081 , (500) Days of Summer , À L’aventure , Amer , Antichrist , Away We Go , Bronson , Coraline , The Damned United , Dread , An Education , Friday the 13th , Get Low , The Girl on the Train , The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo , The Human Centipede (First Sequence) , I Love You Phillip Morris , Last Ride , The Limits of Control , Looking for Eric , Lourdes , Mammoth , Moon , My Bloody Valentine , Nowhere Boy , Phantoms of Nabua , A Prophet , The Proposal , Public Enemies , Push , Racing Dreams , Shinjuku Incident , Soul Kitchen , Star Trek , Tetro , Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen , The Uninvited , The Unloved , World's Greatest Dad , The Young Victoria

2010

The American , The Anniversary at Shallow Creek , Bad Faith , Beginners , Bestseller , The Borrower Arrietty , Brownian Movement , Carlos , Catfish , Country Strong , Cyrus , Film Socialism , Grown Ups , Inside Job , Ip Man 2 Iron Man 2 , Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work , The Karate Kid , Kidnapped , The Kids Are All Right , The Killer Inside Me , The King's Speech , Knight and Day , The Last Circus , The Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen , MacGruber , Machete , Mother’s Day , The Myth of the American Sleepover , On Tour , Passion Play , Poetry , Predators , Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time , Public Speaking , Senna , A Serbian Film , Super , These Hammers Don’t Hurt Us , Toy Story 3 , The Trip , Tuesday, After Christmas , The Twilight Saga: Eclipse , Vampires SuckWe Are What We Are ,Winter's Bone , YellowBrickRoad , The Yellow Sea

2011

Bad Teacher , Bernie , The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel , A Better Life , Bridesmaids , A Dangerous Method , Detention , Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai , Horrible Bosses , Husk , The Innkeepers , The Interrupters , Just Go With It , Larry Crowne , Mama Africa , Megan Is Missing , Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides , Polisse , Quarantine 2: Terminal , The Raid: Redemption , The Roommate , Scalene , Super 8 , Tomboy , The Tunnel

2012

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter , Cell Count , Hemingway & Gellhorn , Indie Game: The Movie , Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most WantedMen in Black III , Moonrise Kingdom , The Pact , Piggy , [Rec]³: Genesis , Rock of Ages , The Tall Man , Ted , V/H/S