Top 100 Movies Lists

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Sites with many lists

Alex Fung
Eric C. Johnson
Filmsite - The Greatest Films
Caldwells' Top 100 Movie Lists
Listology's Director Top Tens
Lists of Bests
Senses of Cinema: Top 10s
YMDb



General Top Lists      [back to top]

100 Best Films to Rent You've Never Heard Of (December 15 1996) [amazon]
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (2002 edition) [listsofbests]
Aamulehti [Finland] Top 100 (February 9 2002) [university of tampere]
ABC [Australian Broadcasting Corporation] Top 100 (December 5 2005)
BBC's Top 100 Movies (1995) [caldwell]
BFI / Channel 4 / North One Television's Ultimate Film Chart (November 2004) [top films based on UK cinema admissions estimates]
British Film Institute: 360 Classic Feature Films (????) [alex fung]
Brussels Referendum (1952) [eric c. johnson]
Cinepad's 100 Most Acclaimed Movies of All Time (1998)
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Films (2002)
Combustible Celluloid's 100 Great Movies (????)
Committee for the Commemoration of the Centennial of Cinema [Portugal]: Movie History's 100 Classics (????) [listsofbests]
Derek Malcolm's Century of Films (2001)
Empire Magazine's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time (1999) [filmsite.org]
Empire Magazine's 50 Best Films (November 2001) [filmsite.org]
Empire Magazine's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time (2003) [filmsite.org]
Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Films to Rent on Video (August 1990) [combustible celluloid]
Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Hidden Treasures (July 1991) [combustible celluloid]
Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Movies of All Time (1999) [filmsite.org]
FIAF (Federation internationale des Archives du Film) Centenary List (????) [caldwell]
Film a Skola: The Golden Foundation of World Cinema (2000) [listsofbests]
Filmcritic.com: The Top 101 Films of the Millenium (1999)
Film Review Magazine's Centenary List (????) [caldwell]
Gerald Peary's 100 Films for Film Literacy (????)
German poll of international critics - Top 10 (1995) [filmjourney.org]
Guardian Unlimited's 10 Films that Laid the Foundation for Modern Movie-Making (August 19 2005)
Kinovedcheskie [Russia] Top 10 (1995) [filmjourney.org]
IMDb Top 250: current (ongoing)
IMDb Top 250: historical [internet archive wayback machine]
IMDb Top 500 [Pro users only] (ongoing)
James Berardinelli's All-Time Top 100 (January 2004) [reelreviews]
John Kobal Presents The Top 100 Movies (1988) [eric johnson] [poll of 81 international critics and filmmakers]
Jonathan Rosenbaum's 1000 Essential Films (2004) [alsolikelife.com]
Jonathan Rosenbaum's Top 100 (2004) [alsolikelife.com]
Leonard Maltin's 100 Must-See Films of the 20th Century (2000) [listsofbests] [predominately English-language]
The Most Important and Misappreciated American Films Since the Beginning of Cinema (1977) [todd compton]
Movie Compound's Top 100 Movies You Should See Before You Die (September 30 2004)
Movie Insider's 100 Movies That Deserve More Love (March 2004) [listsofbests]
MovieMail's Top 10 (2000) [filmjourney.org]
National Society of Film Critics: The A List - 100 Essential Films (January 2002) [filmsite.org]
New York Times Best 1000 Movies Ever Made (2004)
Positif Magazine's Top 20 (1991) [combustible celluloid]
        Positif Magazine Top 20 - Individual Critics' Lists [eric c. johnson]
Premiere Magazine's 100 Most Daring Movies Ever Made (October 1998) [filmsite.org]
Premiere Magazine's Centenary List (????) [caldwell]
Radio National Listener's Poll (1993) [caldwell]
Rob Lowing [Sydney Sun-Herald]: Top 100 Movies Ever (January 6 2003)
Roger Ebert's Great Movies (ongoing)
Roger Ebert's 10 Most Influential Films of the Century (December 30, 1999)
Rolling Stone's 100 Maverick Movies of the Last 100 Years (1999) [filmsite.org]
Romanian Critics' Top 10 (1995) [filmjourney.org]
San Francisco Bay Guardian's All-Century Mix - A Few Highlights of the Last 100 Years' Films (December 15 1999) [combustible celluloid]
San Francisco Chronicle's Vintage Video: A Hot 100 From Out of the Past (October 1997) [filmsite.org]
Sight and Sound: 1952 [eric c. johnson]
Sight and Sound: 1962 [eric c. johnson]
Sight and Sound: 1972 [eric c. johnson]
Sight and Sound: 1982 [eric c. johnson]
        Top 128 Films [the seventh art]
Sight and Sound: 1992
        Critics' Top 10 [eric c. johnson]
                Partial Listing of Critics' Lists [the seventh art]
        Directors' Top 10 [eric c. johnson]
                Partial Listing of Directors' Lists [the seventh art]
        3 Plus [eric c. johnson] [all movies that received at least three votes in the combined critics' and directors' polls]
        Top 131 Films [the seventh art]
Sight and Sound: 2002
        Critics' Top 10
                Critics' Lists
        Directors' Top 10
                Director's Lists
        All Films Receiving Votes
Sight and Sound: Top Films from 1978-2002 (November 8 2002)
Sisqua.com's Top 100 Favourite Films (January 2002) [brmovie.com]
Sky Premier's Millenium Movies Survey (July 11 1999) [bbc news]
Slant Magazine's 100 Essential Films (ongoing)
They Shoot Pictures Don't They: The 1000 Greatest Films (ongoing)
They Shoot Pictures Don't They: The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films (ongoing)
Time Magazine's All-Time 100 Films (2005)
Time Out's Centenary Top One Hundred (1995) [filmsite.org]
        Time Out: Individual Director's Lists [eric c. johnson]
Time Out's Reader's Top One Hundred (1998) [filmsite.org]
Vanity Fair's 50 Greatest Films of All Time (September 2005) [filmsite.org]
Village Voice's 250 Best Films of the Century (January 4 2000)
Wikipedia: Films that have been considered the greatest ever
YMDb's Top Movie List (ongoing)



Nation / Region / Language      [back to top]

America
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies (1998) [listsofbests]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies - 10th Anniversary (2008) [listsofbests]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars (1999) [registration required]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000) [listsofbests]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills (2001) [listsofbests]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions (2002) [listsofbests]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) [registration required]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs (2004) [registration required]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes (2005) [registration required]
AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores (2005) [top 25 American film scores] [listsofbests]
Entertainment Weekly: America's 100 Best Film Soundtracks (????) [filmsite.org]
Jean-Luc Godard's Ten Best American Sound Films [Cahiers du Cinema] (December 1963) [eric c. johnson]
Jonathan Rosenbaum's Alternate 100 (June 26, 1998)
Los Angeles Daily News Reader's Poll: Greatest American Films (December 1997)
MovieMaker's Underrated and Underknown: A Dozen "Lost" Movie Gems (Fall 2001)
National Film Registry (ongoing)
National Film Review Top 70 (????) [caldwell]
TV Guide's 50 Greatest Movies (On TV and Video) (August 1998) [filmsite.org]

Asia
MovieMail's Top 10 Asian Films (2000) [filmjourney.org]
Chinese
About.com's Top 10 Chinese Martial Arts Movies (????)
Asia Weekly's 100 Greatest Chinese Films of the 20th Century (December 19 1999)
Beijing Video's Top 100 Kung Fu (????)
Hong Kong Film Awards' List of The Best 100 Chinese Motion Pictures (March 15 2005) [monkeypeaches]
South-East Asia
BFI-ImagineAsia 50 Essential South Asian Films (2002) [top Bangadeshi, Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, and SE Asian Diaspora films - critic list and reader list]

Brazil
Manchete Magazine's Best of the Century (October 1998) [brazzil.com]

Canada
TIFF: Canada's Top Ten Films of All Time (polls from 1984, 1993, and 2004) [film reference library]
Playback Magazine's Top 15 Canadian Films: 1986-2001 (November 26 2001) [alex fung]

English-Language
Film Comment's Essential List of 101 Great Film Score Milestones (November 2003) [filmsite.org] [American and British only]
Filmsite's 100 Greatest Films (????)
Filmsite's Another 100 Greatest Films (????)
Filmsite's Third 100 Greatest Films (????)
Movieline's 100 Best Movies Ever Made (December 1995) [filmsite.org]
Mr. Showbiz's 100 Best Movies of All Time - Critics and Readers (1996) [filmsite.org]
Video Detective's Top 100 Films of All Time (1997) [filmsite.org]

Europe
Cinemateca Portuguesa - Top 10 European Films (1994) [filmjourney.org]
Czech Republic / Slovakia
Film Skola: The Golden Foundation of Czech and Slovak Cinema (1999) [listsofbests]
France
French Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Top French Films (~2000) [listsofbests]
Jean-Luc Godard's Six Best French Films since the Liberation [Cahiers du Cinema] (January 1965) [eric c. johnson]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Comedies (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Shorts (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Dramas (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Thrillers (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Romances (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 French Landmark Films (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Nouvelle Vague (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Cult Films (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Times Online's French Film Cafe: 10 Best French Modern Classics (April 9 2005) [listsofbests]
Great Britain
British Film Institute 100 (1999)
Channel 4's Top 50 British Films (????)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest British Films (????)
Ireland
The Dubliner Magazine / Jameson Irish Whiskey Top 10 Best Irish Films (July 14 2005) [google cache]
Russian / Soviet
1000+ Quintessential Russian Films
Spain
RockDeLux Magazine's 50 Best Spanish Films (November 2004) [google groups]

Non-English Language
ForeignFilms.com's Top 100 Foreign Films (????)
Landmark Theatre's Favorite Foreign Film Poll (1999)
Movieline's 100 Greatest Foreign Films (July 1996) [filmsite.org]
Reel.com: The 20th Century's 25 Best Foreign Films (????)



Genres / Themes      [back to top]

Guinness Book of Film Top Genre Films (1999) [filmsite.org] [action, biopic, cartoon, comedy, cult, disaster, drama, fantasy, gangster, horror, musical, period, romance, science fiction, silent, spy, swashbuckler, thriller, war, western]

Action / Adventure
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Action Films (????)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Adventure Films (????)
IGN FilmForce: Top 25 Action Films of All-Time (December 2 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Action Titles (ongoing)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Adventure Titles (ongoing)

Animation
The Champions of Animation (Los Angeles, 2004 - to coincide with Olympics) [filmjourney]
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Animated Films (????)
IGN FilmForce: Top 25 Animated Movies of All Time (September 30 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Animation Titles (ongoing)
Online Film Critics Society: Top 100 Animated Features of All Time (March 4 2003)
Terry Gilliam: 10 Best Animated Films of All Time (April 27 2001) [guardian]

Characters
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) [registration required]
Filmsite's Greatest Biopic Films (????)
Movieline Magazine's 100 Best Female Character Roles (April 1997) [filmsite.org]
Online Film Critics Society: Top 100 Villains of All Time (October 1 2002)
Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time (April 2004) [filmsite.org]

Chick Flicks
Filmsite's 100 Memorable and Great 'Chick' Flicks (2004)
O Magazine's 50 Greatest Chick Flicks (July 2004) [filmsite.org]

Children / Family
BFI / Barbican Top 50 Films Children Should See By Age 14 (July 2005) [filmsite]
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Family Films (December 2005)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Children's/Kids/Family Films (????)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Family Films (ongoing)
New York Daily News Critics Top Tens (September 4 2005) [filmsite.org]
New York Times' Essential Library's 100 Recommended Children's Movies (January 2004) [filmsite.org]

Comedy
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000) [listsofbests]
Channel 4's 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2005)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Comedy Films (????)
Filmsite's Greatest Funniest Movie Moments and Scenes (????)
IGN FilmForce Top 25 Comedies of All-Time (Dec 9 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Comedies (ongoing)
Times Online's French Film Cafe - Top 10 French Comedies (April 9 2005)

Crime / Gangster
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Crime and Gangster Films (????)
IGN FilmForce: Top 25 Crime Films of All Time (November 4 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Crime Films (ongoing)

Cult / Banned
5 Minutes To Live Top 50 Cult Movies (2004)
Channel 4's Banned Collection (????) [100 of the films that most upset the UK censors]
Entertainment Weekly's Top 50 Cult Movies (May 23, 2003)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Cult Films (????)
Times Online's French Film Cafe - Top 10 Modern French Cult Films (April 9 2005)

Documentary
Channel 4's 50 Greatest Documentaries (October 2005) [thecustard.tv]
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Documentary Films (????)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Documentaries (ongoing)
International Documentary Association's Top 20 Documentaries (December 2002) [central washington university]
International Documentary Association's Top 25 Docs (Nov 2007)
Reel.com: The 20th Century's 25 Best Documentaries (????)

Dramas
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Drama Films (????)
IGN FilmForce: Top 25 Dramas of All Time (October 7 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Dramas (ongoing)

Epics
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Epic Films (????)

Food
Screen Cuisine: 125 Movies About or Featuring Food (2004) [internet archive wayback machine]
The Splendid Table: Food in the Movies (October 2003)

Film Noir / Neo-Noir
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Film Noir and Neo-Noir (????)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Film Noir (ongoing)
They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn't They

Guilty Pleasures
Time Magazine's Guilty Pleasures (2005)

Guy Movies
Maxim Magazine's 100 Greatest Guy Movies Ever Made (March 1998)
Men's Journal's 50 Best Guy Movies of All Time (December 2003)

Holiday
IGN FilmForce Top 25 Holiday Movies of All-Time (Nov 23 2005)

Horror
Bravo's 100 Scariest Movie Moments (October 2004)
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Scary Moments (????) [from film, tv, advertising and pop]
Cinescape: The Greatest Sci-Fi, Horror & Fantasy Films of All Time (March 7 2000)
DarkWebOnline: The Horror Top 100 (????)
Entertainment Weekly's 20 Scariest Movies of All Time (2004)
Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (September 23 2003) [amazon]
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Horror Films (????)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Supernatural Films (????) [some - but not all - are horror]
Filmsite's Greatest Scariest Movie Moments and Scenes (2004)
IGN Film Force: Top 25 Horror Movies of All Time (October 28 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Horror Movies (ongoing)
MovieMaker's Horror on the B-Side: Unearthing the Top 10 Most Overlooked Fright Features (fall 2001)
retroCRUSH's 100 Scariest Movie Scenes of All Time (2002)
SFX Magazine's Top 20 Horror Films (May 30 2004) [tch archives]
Total Film's 50 Greatest Horror Movies of All Time (October 10 2005)

Independents
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Independents (ongoing)

Music
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs (2004) (registration required)
AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores (2005) [top 25 American film scores] (listsofbests)
Entertainment Weekly: America's 100 Best Film Soundtracks (????) [filmsite.org]
Film Comment's Essential List of 101 Great Film Score Milestones (November 2003) [filmsite.org] [American and British films only]
Sight and Sound's Best Music in Film Director's Poll (September 2004)
Time Magazine's Best Soundtracks (2005)

Musicals
AFI's 100 Years of Musicals (Top 25) (2006) [lists of bests]
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Musicals (December 2003) [from film, tv, and the stage]
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Musicals/Dance Films (????)
IGN FilmForce: Top 25 Music Movies of All Time (October 21 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Musicals (ongoing)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Music Films (ongoing)

Quotes
Blockbuster Video [UK]: Top 20 Best Film Speeches (2003) [filmsite.org]
Filmsite's Greatest Opening Film Lines and Quotes (????)
Filmsite's Best Film Speeches and Monologues (2003)
Filmsite's Greatest Last Lines and Final Film Quotes (????)
Premiere Magazine's 100 Great Movie Lines We Can't Live Without (August 2000) [filmsite.org]

Religion / Faith / Spirituality
Arts & Faith - Spiritually Significant Movies: 2006 (2006)
Arts & Faith - Spiritually Significant Movies 2005 (2005)
Arts & Faith - Spiritually Significant Movies 2004 (2004)
Vatican's Best Films List: Religion, Values, and Art (1995) [united states conference of catholic bishops]

Romance / Passion / Sex
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions (2002)
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (????)
Empire Magazine's 10 Worst Sex Scenes (2005) [theregister.co.uk]
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Romances (????)
Filmsite's Best and Most Memorable Film Kisses of All Time (????)
Filmsite's Greatest and Most Influential Erotic/Sexual Films and Scenes (????)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Romances (ongoing)
Maxim's 25 Greatest Movie Sex Scenes of All Time (December 2000)
Maxim's 5 Most Disturbing Sex Scenes (December 2000)
Telegraph's 30 Most Romantic Films Ever (February 14 2004)
Times Online's French Film Cafe - Top 10 French Romances (April 9 2005)

Scenes and Moments
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (????)
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Scary Moments (????) [from film, tv, advertising and pop]
Cinescape: The Greatest Sci-Fi, Horror & Fantasy Films of All Time (March 7 2000)
Empire Magazine's 10 Worst Sex Scenes (2005) [theregister.co.uk]
E! Online's Top 10 Sex Scenes (????)
Filmsite's 50 Best Movie Deaths (2004)
Filmsite's Best and Most Memorable Film Kisses of All Time (????)
Filmsite's Greatest and Most Influential Erotic/Sexual Films and Scenes (????)
Filmsite's Greatest Classic Chase (or Rescue) Scenes in Films (????)
Filmsite's Greatest Crowd Film Scenes (????)
Filmsite's Greatest Disaster Film Scenes (????)
Filmsite's Greatest Funniest Movie Moments and Scenes (????)
Filmsite's Greatest Movie Entrances of All-Time (????)
Filmsite's Greatest Scariest Movie Moments and Scenes (2004)
Filmsite's Tribute to the 100 Greatest Film Scenes (????)
Maxim's 25 Greatest Movie Sex Scenes of All Time (December 2000)
Maxim's 5 Most Disturbing Sex Scenes (December 2000)
Movies For Guys' Top 10 Movie Car Chases (????)
The Observer's 100 Most Memorable Movie Moments (February 6 2000)
retroCRUSH's 100 Scariest Movie Scenes of All Time (2002)
Roger Ebert's 100 Great Movie Moments (April 23 1995) [filmsite.org]
Total Film Magazine [UK]: 50 Greatest Movie Deaths (July 2004) [filmsite.org]
TV Guide's 50 Greatest Movie Moments (March 24 2001) [filmsite.org]

Science Fiction / Fantasy
Cinescape: The Greatest Sci-Fi, Horror & Fantasy Films of All Time (March 7 2000)
DarkWebOnline: Top 100 Sci-Fi Movies (????)
Entertainment Weekly: The Galaxy's Top 100 (1-50) (October 16 1998)
Entertainment Weekly: The Galaxy's Top 100 (51-100) (October 16 1998)
Filmcritic.com's Top 50 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films (2004)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Fantasy Films (????)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Science Fiction Films (????)
Guardian Unlimited's Top 10 Sci-Fi Films (August 26 2004)
IGN FilmForce Top 25 Fantasy Movies of All-Time (Nov 18 2005)
IGN FilmForce Top 25 Sci-Fi Movies of All Time (Dec 21 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Fantasy Films (ongoing)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Sci-Fi Films (ongoing)
Online Film Critics Society: Top 100 Sci-Fi Films of the Past 100 Years (June 12 2002)
Phobos Entertainment's 50 Science Fiction Films You Just Have To See (????) [listsofbests.com]
Wired: Sci-Fi Top 20 (June 2002)

Serials
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Serial Films (????)

Shorts
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Short Films (ongoing)
Time Magazine's Selected Short Subjects (2005)
Times Online's French Film Cafe - Top 10 French Shorts (April 9 2005)

Social Action
Radio Tre's "Hollywood Party" / Vita Magazine / Rai's Social Action Department: 100 Films for Social Action (2005) [segretariatosociale.rai.it]

Special Effects
Filmsite's Milestones in Film History: Greatest Visual and Special Effects (????)

Sports
ESPN's Page 2: Top 20 Sports Movies of All Time (2002) [filmsite.org]
IGN FilmForce: Top 25 Sports Movies of All Time (November 11 2005)
Palm Beach Post's Top 50 Sports Movies of All Time (July 24 2003) [filmsite.org]
Sports Illustrated's Greatest Sports Movies (August 4 2003) [filmsite.org]
Total Film Magazine's 25 Greatest Sports Movies (Summer 2004) [filmsite.org]

Silent
Filmsite's Greatest Silent Films (????) [predominately American]
Silent Era's Top 100 Silent Films (ongoing)

Superhero
IGN FilmForce Top 25 Superhero Films of All-Time (Dec 16 2005)

Supernatural
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Supernatural Films (????)

Tearjerkers / Melodramas
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Tearjerkers (February 2005)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Melodramas and Tearjerkers (????)

Thrillers / Mystery / Suspense
101 Greatest Films of Mystery & Suspense (2000) [amazon]
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills (2001) [listsofbests]
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Detective-Mystery Films (????)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Thriller and Suspense Films (????)
IGN FilmForce: Top 25 Thrillers of All Time (October 14 2005)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Mysteries (ongoing)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Thrillers (ongoing)
Times Online's French Film Cafe - Top 10 French Thrillers (April 9 2005)

War / Anti-War
Channel 4's 100 Greatest War Films (2005)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest War and Anti-War Films (????)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 War Movies (ongoing)

Westerns
Cinemacom's 50 Fabulous Westerns (plus 67 more) (????)
Cowboys & Indians Magazine: The 100 Best Westerns Ever Made (????)
Filmsite: Selection of Greatest Westerns Films (????)
Images Journal 30 Great Westerns (2004)
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Westerns (ongoing)

Worst
Alternative Reel's Cinematic Disasters: The 50 Worst Films of the Nineties (????)
Bad Cinema Society's 100 Years, 100 Stinkers (2001) [listsofbests]
Empire Magazine's 10 Worst Sex Scenes (2005) [theregister.co.uk]
Entertainment Weekly: Star Drek - The 10 Worst Sci-Fi Movies (October 16 1998)
IMDb's Bottom 100 (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Action Titles (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Adventure Titles (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Animation Titles (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Family Films (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Comedies (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Crime Films (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Documentaries (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Dramas (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Fantasy Films (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Film Noir (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Horror Movies (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Independents (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Musicals (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Music Films (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Mysteries (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Romances (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Sci-Fi Films (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Short Films (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Thrillers (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 War Movies (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Westerns (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 1930s (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 1940s (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 1950s (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 1960s (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 1970s (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 1980s (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 1990s (ongoing)
IMDb's Bottom 10 Films of the 2000s (ongoing)
Maxim Magazine's 50 Worst Films of All Time (July 2002) [slashfilm]

 

People      [back to top]

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars (1999) [registration required]
Channel 4's 100 Greatest Movie Stars (????)
Channel 4's Top 50 British Actors (????)
Channel 4's Top 50 British Actresses (????)
Entertainment Weekly's Top Actors and Actresses of the '90s (1998) [alex fung]
Film100's 100 Most Influential People in the History of Movies (????) [filmsite.org]
MovieMaker Magazine's 25 Most Influential Directors of All Time (Summer 2002)


Annual Lists      [back to top]

Amy Taubin: 1987-2002 [eric c. johnson]
Andrew Sarris: 1958-2001 [eric c. johnson]
Cahiers du Cinema: 1951-2002 [eric c. johnson]
Cinema Magazine [Greece] Top 10 Movie Lists: 1990-2005 [theo's century of movies]
Dave Kehr: 1974-2002 [eric c. johnson]
Georgia Brown: 1989-1995, 1999 [eric c. johnson]
Gene Siskel: 1969-1998 [eric c. johnson]
Jean-Luc Godard: 1956-1965 [eric c. johnson]
J. Hoberman: 1977-2003 [eric c. johnson]
Jonathan Rosenbaum: 1974-1976, 1981, 1987-2003 [eric c. johnson]
Jonathan Rosenbaum: 1996-2004
Los Angeles Critics Association Awards [Picture]: 1975-1999 [caldwell]
Michael Wilmington: 1989-2003 [eric c. johnson]
National Society of Film Critics [Picture]: 1966-1999 [caldwell]
New York Film Critics Circle [Picture and Foreign Picture]: 1935-1999 [caldwell]
New York Times Top 10 Movie Lists: 1924-1998 [caldwell]
Peter Travers: 1989-2002 [eric c. johnson]
Positif Magazine Top 10 Movie Lists: 1965, 1981-2004 [theo's century of movies]
Premiere Magazine Top 10 Movie Lists: 1987-2004 [theo's century of movies]
Richard Corliss Top 10 Movie Lists [Film Comment 1980-1997 / Time 2001-2004] [theo's century of movies]
Roger Ebert: 1967-2004
Time Magazine's Top 10 Movie Lists: 1945-1998 [caldwell]
Village Voice
        Take One: 1999
        Take Two: 2000
        Take Three: 2001
        Take Four: 2002
        Take Five: 2003
        Take Six: 2004
        Take Seven: 2005
1910s
IMDb's Top 50 Films of the 1910s (ongoing)
1920s
IMDb's Top 50 Films of the 1920s (ongoing)
1930s
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 1930s (ongoing)
1940s
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 1940s (ongoing)
1950s
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 1950s (ongoing)
1960s
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 1960s (ongoing)
1970s
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 1970s (ongoing)
1980s
Andrew Sarris (????) [eric c. johnson]
Dave Kehr (????) [eric c. johnson]
Gene Siskel (????) [eric c. johnson]
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 1980s (ongoing)
J. Hoberman (????) [eric c. johnson]
Jonathan Rosenbaum (????) [eric c. johnson]
Michael Wilmington (????) [eric c. johnson]
Peter Travers (????) [eric c. johnson]
Roger Ebert (????)
1990s
AboutFilm.com's Top 100 of the 1990s (????)
Alternative Reel's Cinematic Disasters: The 50 Worst Films of the Nineties (????)
Cahiers du Cinema (????) [eric c. johnson]
Cinematheque Ontario's The Best of the Nineties (November 1999) [girish shambu]
Cinema Scope's Best of the Nineties (2000) [girish shambu]
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 1990s (ongoing)
J. Hoberman (????) [eric c. johnson]
Jonathan Rosenbaum (1999)
Michael Wilmington (????) [eric c. johnson]
Online Film Critics Society's Top 100 Overlooked Films of the 1990s (July 27 2004)
Roger Ebert & Martin Scorsese's Best of the Decade (February 26 2000)
2000s
IMDb's Top 50/Bottom 10 Films of the 2000s (ongoing)
They Shoot Pictures Don't They: 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films (ongoing)

 



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