Doubling the Canon
Top 174 for the "9" years, plus holdovers

1    ~    51    ~    101    ~    151    ~    11th Round

 

1. Human Condition I, The / Ningen no joken I (1959, Masaki Kobayashi) 5.461538462
2. Human Condition II, The / Ningen no joken II (1959, Masaki Kobayashi) 5.428571429
3. Ballad of a Soldier / Ballada o soldate (1959, Grigori Chukhrai) 5.210526316
4. Traffik (1989, Alastair Reid) (mini) 5.166666667
5. King Lear / Korol Lir (1969, Grigori Kozintsev) 5.125
6. Begone Dull Care (1949, Evelyn Lambert and Norman McLaren) 5
*7. Floating Weeds / Ukigusa (1959, Yasujiro Ozu) 4.962962963
*8. Nazarin (1959, Luis Bunuel) 4.894736842
9. Double Suicide / Shinju: Ten no amijima (1969, Masahiro Shinoda) 4.846153846
*10. Deadly is the Female / Gun Crazy (1949, Joseph H. Lewis) 4.833333333
11. Emperor's Nightingale, The / Cisaruv slavik (1949, Jiri Trnka and Milos Makovec) 4.777777778
12. Bad Luck Blackie (1949, Tex Avery) 4.714285714
13. Balance (1989, Christoph Lauenstein) 4.666666667
14. My Brilliant Career (1979, Gillian Armstrong) 4.625
15. Set-Up, The (1949, Robert Wise) 4.611111111
16. Peace on Earth (1939, Hugh Harman) 4.6
17. Passport to Pimlico (1949, Henry Cornelius) 4.571428571
18. Fires on the Plain / Nobi (1959, Kon Ichikawa) 4.545454545
*19. Hallelujah (1929, King Vidor) 4.454545455
20. Good Morning / Ohayo (1959, Yasujiro Ozu) 4.444444444
21. Residencia, La / The House That Screamed (1969, Chicho Ibanez-Serrador) 4.428571429
22. Corner in Wheat, A (1909, D.W. Griffith) 4.333333333
23. Piccadilly (1929, Ewald Andre Dupont) 4.3
24. Kiki's Delivery Service / Majo no takkyubin (1989, Hayao Miyazaki) 4.260869565
25. Better Days Will Come / Dias Melhores Virao (1989, Carlos Diegues) 4.25

26. Oyster Princess, The / Die Austernprinzessin (1919, Ernst Lubitsch) 4.25
27. Iron Giant, The (1999, Brad Bird) 4.230769231
28. Akage / Red Lion (1969, Kihachi Okamoto) 4.222222222
*29. Black Orpheus / Orfeu Negro (1959, Marcel Camus) 4.210526316
30. Bridge, The / Die Brucke (1959, Bernhard Wicki) 4.2
31. Genesis / La Genese (1999, Cheick Oumar Sissoko) 4.2
32. Tale of Tales / Skazka skazok (1979, Yuriy Norshteyn) 4.2
33. Passion of Anna, The / En Passion (1969, Ingmar Bergman) 4.166666667
34. Queen of Spades, The (1949, Thorold Dickinson) 4.166666667
35. Porgy and Bess (1959, Otto Preminger) 4.153846154
36. Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979, Werner Herzog) 4.142857143
37. Midsummer Night's Dream, A / Sen noci svatojanske (1959, Jiri Trnka) 4.142857143
38. Toy Story 2 (1999, John Lasseter) 4.111111111
39. Skeleton Dance, The (1929, Walt Disney) 4.111111111
40. Why Did Bodhi-Dharma Leave for the East? / Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun (1989, Bae Yong-Kyun) 4.111111111
41. Pigsty / Porcile (1969, Pier Paolo Pasolini) 4.1
*42. Heiress, The (1949, William Wyler) 4.083333333
*43. Beau travail (1999, Claire Denis) 4.076923077
44. Not One Less / Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999, Zhang Yimou) 4.066666667
45. Jesus de Montreal (1989, Denys Arcand) 4.0625
46. Drugstore Cowboy (1989, Gus Van Sant) 4
47. Lonesome Dove (1989, Simon Wincer) (mini) 4
48. Black Rain / Kuroi ame (1989, Shohei Imamura) 4
49. Diputado, El (1979, Eloy de la Iglesia) 4
50. Chacotero sentimental: La pelicula, El (1999, Cristian Galaz) 4

51. Man Who Stole the Sun, The / Taiyo o nusunda otoko (1979, Kazuhiko Hasegawa) 4
52. Siberiade (1979, Andrei Konchalovsky) 4
53. Singing Lovebirds / Oshidori utagassen (1939, Masahiro Makino) 4
54. Nun's Story, The (1959, Fred Zinnemann) 3.944444444
*55. Anatomy of a Murder (1959, Otto Preminger) 3.925925926
56. Girl on the Bridge, The / La fille sur le pont (1999, Patrice Leconte) 3.888888889
57. Wuthering Heights (1939, William Wyler) 3.884615385
58. Evangeline (1929, Edwin Carewe) 3.875
59. Color of Paradise, The / Rang-e khoda (1999, Majid Majidi) 3.866666667
60. Blind Beast / Mojuu (1969, Yasuzo Masumara) 3.857142857
61. Milky Way, The / La voie lactee (1969, Luis Bunuel) 3.846153846
62. Ratcatcher (1999, Lynne Ramsay) 3.846153846
63. Of Mice and Men (1939, Lewis Milestone) 3.842105263
64. Medium Cool (1969, Haskell Wexler) 3.833333333
65. Medea (1969, Pier Paolo Pasolini) 3.833333333
66. Gentle Woman, A / Une femme douce (1969, Robert Bresson) 3.833333333
67. Jour de fete (1949, Jacques Tati) 3.823529412
68. Bitter Rice / Riso amaro (1949, Giuseppe De Santis) 3.8
69. Adrenaline Drive / Adorenarin doraibu (1999, Shinobu Yaguchi) 3.8
70. Room at the Top (1959, Jack Clayton) 3.782608696
71. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999, Trey Parker) 3.782608696
72. Bye Bye Brasil (1979, Carlos Diegues) 3.777777778
73. Moscow Doesn't Believe in Tears / Moskva slezam ne verit (1979, Vladimir Menshov) 3.777777778
74. Serie noire (1979, Alain Corneau) 3.777777778
75. Window, The (1949, Ted Tetzlaff) 3.777777778

76. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969, Sydney Pollack) 3.769230769
77. Henry V (1989, Kenneth Branagh) 3.764705882
78. Mystery Train (1989, Jim Jarmusch) 3.764705882
79. Boys Don't Cry (1999, Kimberly Peirce) 3.75862069
80. Z (1969, Costa-Gavras) 3.75862069
81. It All Starts Today / Ca commence aujourd'hui (1999, Bertrand Tavernier) 3.75
82. Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939, William Clemens) 3.75
83. Women In Love (1969, Ken Russell) 3.727272727
84. Donald In Mathmagic Land (1959, Walt Disney) 3.727272727
85. Violent Cop / Sono otoko, kyobo ni tsuki (1989, Takeshi Kitano) 3.714285714
86. Limbo (1999, John Sayles) 3.7
87. Destry Rides Again (1939, George Marshall) 3.684210526
88. Roaring Twenties, The (1939, Raoul Walsh) 3.666666667
89. Overcoat, The / Shinel (1959, Aleksey Batalov) 3.666666667
90. Tiger Bay (1959, J. Lee Thompson) 3.666666667
91. Day of the Outlaw (1959, Andre De Toth) 3.666666667
92. Days of Youth / Gakusei romance: Wakaki hi (1929, Yasujiro Ozu) 3.666666667
93. It Happens Every Spring (1949, Lloyd Bacon) 3.666666667
*94. Ride Lonesome (1959, Budd Boetticher) 3.666666667
95. Speaking In Strings (1999, Paola di Florio) 3.666666667
*96. Being There (1979, Hal Ashby) 3.647058824
97. Wise Blood (1979, John Huston) 3.642857143
98. Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (1939, William Dieterle) 3.636363636
*99. Wild Child, The / L'enfant sauvage (1969, Francois Truffaut) 3.631578947 (now listed as 1970)
100. My Left Foot (1989, Jim Sheridan) 3.62962963

101. Santa sangre (1989, Alejandro Jodorowsky) 3.625
102. All the King's Men (1949, Robert Rossen) 3.611111111
103. Audition / Odishon (1999, Takashi Miike) 3.611111111
104. Great Madcap, The / El gran calavera (1949, Luis Bunuel) 3.6
105. Intruder in the Dust (1949, Clarence Brown) 3.6
106. Venus Beauty Institute / Venus beaute (institut) (1999, Tonie Marshall) 3.6
107. Beyond the Mat (1999, Barry W. Blaustein) 3.571428571
108. Big Business (1929, James W. Horne) 3.571428571
109. Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter (1939, William Clemens) 3.571428571
110. Best Boy (1979, Ira Wohl) 3.555555556
111. Champion (1949, Mark Robson) 3.555555556
112. Jesse James (1939, Henry King) 3.555555556
113. Postmen in the Mountains / Nashan naren nagou (1999, Huo Jianqi) 3.555555556
114. Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The (1969, Ronald Neame) 3.545454545
115. Election (1999, Alexander Payne) 3.517241379
116. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999, Jim Jarmusch) 3.5
117. Road Home, The / Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999, Zhang Yimou) 3.5
118. Warriors, The (1979, Walter Hill) 3.5
119. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959, Robert Wise) 3.5
120. Cup, The / Phorpa (1999, Khyentse Norbu) 3.5
121. Goya in Bordeaux / Goya en Burdeos (1999, Carlos Saura) 3.5
122. I'm All Right Jack (1959, John Boulting) 3.5
123. Small Back Room, The (1949, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger) 3.5
124. Heathers (1989, Michael Lehmann) 3.481481481
125. Buena Vista Social Club (1999, Wim Wenders) 3.476190476

126. Monsieur Hire (1989, Patrice Leconte) 3.461538462
127. War Zone, The (1999, Tim Roth) 3.454545455
128. Magnolia (1999, Paul Thomas Anderson) 3.451612903
129. Fantasia/2000 (1999, James Algar / Gaetan Brizzi / Paul Brizzi / Hendel Butoy / Francis Glebas / Eric Goldberg / Don Hahn / Pixote Hunt) 3.444444444
130. Every Child (1979, Eugene Fedorenko) 3.444444444
131. Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939, William Clemens) 3.444444444
132. Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939, Gregory Ratoff) 3.4375
133. Applause (1929, Rouben Mamoulian) 3.428571429
134. Attack the Gas Station! / Juyuso seubgyuksageun (1999, Kim Sang-Jin) 3.428571429
135. Buffet froid (1979, Bertrand Blier) 3.4
136. East-West / Est - Ouest (1999, Regis Wargnier) 3.4
137. Odd Obsession / Kagi (1959, Kon Ichikawa) 3.4
138. Army in the Shadows / The Shadow Army / L'armee des ombres (1969, Jean-Pierre Melville) 3.4
139. Best Man, The (1999, Malcolm D. Lee) 3.4
140. Getting Started (1979, Richard Condie) 3.4
141. J'accuse! (1919, Abel Gance) 3.4
142. Over the Edge (1979, Jonathan Kaplan) 3.4
143. Woman in Black, The (1989, Herbert Wise) (TV) 3.4
144. Boy Named Charlie Brown, A (1969, Bill Melendez) 3.388888889
145. Creature Comforts (1989, Nick Park) 3.384615385
146. Roger & Me (1989, Michael Moore) 3.379310345
147. Alice in Wonderland (1949, Dallas Bower) 3.375
148. Butterfly / La lengua de las mariposas (1999, Jose Luis Cuerda) 3.375
149. Regen / Rain (1929, Mannus Franken / Joris Ivens) 3.375
150. Terrorist, The (1999, Santosh Sivan) 3.375

151. Being John Malkovich (1999, Spike Jonze) 3.363636364
152. Black Stallion, The (1979, Carroll Ballard) 3.363636364
153. Caught (1949, Max Ophuls) 3.363636364
154. Breaking Away (1979, Peter Yates) 3.333333333
155. Castle of Cagliostro, The / Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro (1979, Hayao Miyazaki) 3.333333333
156. Whisky Galore! (1949, Alexander Mackendrick) 3.333333333
157. My Best Fiend / Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (1999, Werner Herzog) 3.333333333
158. Time Regained / Le temps retrouve (1999, Raoul Ruiz) 3.333333333
159. Ugly Duckling (1939, Jack Cutting) 3.333333333
160. Woyzeck (1979, Werner Herzog) 3.333333333
161. Border Incident (1949, Anthony Mann) 3.333333333
162. Hanging Tree, The (1959, Delmer Daves) 3.333333333
163. Dodge City (1939, Michael Curtiz) 3.3125
164. Long-Haired Hare (1949, Chuck Jones) 3.3
165. Rosetta (1999, Jean-Pierre Dardenne / Luc Dardenne) 3.3
166. Insider, The (1999, Michael Mann) 3.28
167. Say Anything... (1989, Cameron Crowe) 3.275862069
168. Brood, The (1979, David Cronenberg) 3.25
169. In Too Deep (1999, Michael Rymer) 3.25
170. Thieves' Highway (1949, Jules Dassin) 3.25
171. Better Than Chocolate (1999, Anne Wheeler) 3.222222222
172. Love Parade, The (1929, Ernst Lubitsch) 3.222222222
173. Roots: The Next Generations (1979, Georg Stanford Brown / Charles S. Dubin / John Erman / Lloyd Richards) (mini) 3.222222222
174. Seventeen Years / Guo nian hui jia (1999, Zhang Yuan) 3.222222222

 

 

Less than 5 votes - 11th round holdovers (# of voters - overall rating)
Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting, The / L'hypothese du tableau vole (1979, Raoul Ruiz) 2 6
Automovil gris, El / The Gray Automobile (1919, Enrique Rosas) 1 6
Bronze Buckaroo, The (1939, Richard C. Kahn) 1 6
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949, Henry Hathaway) 1 6
Dust Be My Destiny (1939, Lewis Seiler) 1 6
Godless Girl, The (1929, Cecil B. DeMille) 1 6
Harlem Rides The Range (1939, Richard C. Kahn) 1 6
Hill Farm, The (1989, Mark Baker) 1 6
Ion: The Lust for the Land, the Lust for Love / Ion: Blestemul pamintului, blestemul iubirii (1979, Mircea Muresan) 1 6
Little Girl Who Sold the Sun, The / La petite vendeuse de soleil (1999, Djibril Diop Mambety) 1 6
Threat, The (1949, Felix E. Feist) 1 6

Serengeti Shall Not Die / Serengeti darf nicht sterben (1959, Bernhard Grzimek) 3 5
Spheres (1969, Rene Jodoin / Norman McLaren) 2 5
Aesthenic Syndrome, The / Astenicheskiy sindrom (1989, Kira Muratova) 1 5
Autumn Mists / Brumes d'automne (1929, Dimitri Kirsanoff) 1 5
M/Other (1999, Nobuhiro Suwa) 1 5
Mircea (1989, Sergiu Nicolaescu) 1 5
Railroadin' (1929, Robert F. McGowan) 1 5
Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal / Ruroni Kenshin: Meiji kenkaku roman tan: Tsuioku hen (1999, Kazuhiro Furuhashi) 1 5

Navire Night, Le (1979, Marguerite Duras) 4 4.75
Wrong Again (1929, Leo McCarey) 4 4.75

*Old and New / Staroye i novoye (1929, Grigori Aleksandrov) 3 4.666666667

Bangkok Hilton (1989, Ken Cameron) (mini) 4 4.5
By Rocket to the Moon / Woman in the Moon / Frau im Mond (1929, Fritz Lang) 2 4.5
King Gimp (1999, Susan Hannah Hadary / William A. Whiteford) 2 4.5
Red Light Bandit, The / O Bandido da Luz Vermelha (1969, Rogerio Sganzerla) 2 4.5
Surname Viet: Given Name Nam (1989, T. Ming-ha Trinh) 2 4.5

Play for Today: Blue Remembered Hills (1979, Brian Gibson) (TV) 3 4
Crimson Kimono, The (1959, Samuel Fuller) 3 4
Juke-Bar (1989, Martin Barry) 3 4
Hungarian Rhapsody / Eletunket es verunket: Magyar rapszodia 1 (1979, Miklos Jancso) 2 4
Jul i skomakergata (1979, Grete Hoien) (mini) 2 4
Manon (1949, Henri-Georges Clouzot) 2 4
On the Ropes (1999, Nanette Burstein / Brett Morgen) 2 4
When the Day Breaks (1999, Amanda Forbis / Wendy Tilby) 2 4
Darkness and Light / Heian zhi guang (1999, Chang Tso-chi) 1 4
Frozen Limits, The (1939, Marcel Varnel) 1 4
Pripyat (1999, Nikolaus Geyrhalter) 1 4
Propaganda (1999, Sinan Cetin) 1 4

Moonlight Whispers / Sasayaki (1999, Akihiko Shiota) 4 3.75
My Neighbors the Yamadas / Hohokekyo tonari no Yamada-kun (1999, Isao Takahata) 4 3.75
Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (1979, Saul J. Turell) 4 3.75
Young Girls of Wilko, The / Panny z Wilka (1979, Andrzej Wajda) 4 3.75

Each Dawn I Die (1939, William Keighley) 3 3.666666667
From the Cloud to the Resistance / Dalla nube alla resistenza (1979, Daniele Huillet / Jean-Marie Straub) 3 3.666666667
House of Strangers (1949, Joseph L. Mankiewicz) 3 3.666666667
Running, Jumping, & Standing Still Film, The (1959, Richard Lester) 3 3.666666667

Driller Killer, The (1979, Abel Ferrara) 4 3.5
Fearless Hyena, The / Hsiao chuan yi chao (1979, Jackie Chan / Kenneth Tsang) 4 3.5
Letter, The (1929, Jean de Limur) 4 3.5
Obsession (1949, Edward Dmytryk) 4 3.5
Set Me Free / Emporte-moi (1999, Lea Pool) 4 3.5
Wild Night, The / La notte brava (1959, Mauro Bolognini) 4 3.5
Wild Party, The (1929, Dorothy Arzner) 4 3.5
Gamera 3: Iris kakusei (1999, Shusuke Kaneko) 2 3.5
In Name Only (1939, John Cromwell) 2 3.5
Marianne (1929/I, Robert Z. Leonard) (talkie version) 2 3.5

Flamingo Road (1949, Michael Curtiz) 3 3.333333333
Liberty (1929, Leo McCarey) 3 3.333333333
Mahabharata, The (1989, Peter Brook) (mini) 3 3.333333333

Detouring America (1939, Tex Avery) 4 3.25
Don't Look Back / Dokomademo iko (1999, Akihiko Shiota) 4 3.25
Gigantic / Absolute Giganten (1999, Sebastian Schipper) 4 3.25
Malaya (1949, Richard Thorpe) 4 3.25
Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (1979, Milton Katselas) (TV) 4 3.25
Thirteenth Chair, The (1929, Tod Browning) 4 3.25

Dragon Fist / Long quan (1979, Lo Wei) 4 3
Old Maid, The (1939, Edmund Goulding) 4 3
Christ in Concrete (1949, Edward Dmytryk) 3 3
Crows and Sparrows / Wuya yu maque (1949, Zheng Junli) 3 3
Lion's Love (1969, Agnes Varda) 3 3
New Babylon, The / Novyy Vavilon (1929, Grigori Kozintsev / Leonid Trauberg) 3 3
Drolesse, La (1979, Jacques Doillon) 2 3
Lonely Villa, The (1909, D.W. Griffith) 2 3
Monte Carlo or Bust / Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969, Ken Annakin) 2 3
Nanny, The / La balia (1999, Marco Bellocchio) 2 3
Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (1979, Ray Patterson) (TV) 2 3
Alibi (1929, Roland West) 1 3
Black and Tan (1929, Dudley Murphy) 1 3

 

* Titles added to the TSPDT list in later revisions (3/06)

 

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