It is time once again for a Top 100 Films of All-Time list. As I’ve done for the last few years, the first ten spots on the list comprise a hypothetical Sight & Sound-style ballot. We’ll be discussing them on this week’s episode of The George Sanders Show. This top ten is presented here in chronological order. The remaining 90 films were randomly selected from a consideration set of 902 films, which excluded films that made my Top Tens in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

1. Sherlock, Jr. (Buster Keaton, 1924)
2. City Lights (Charles Chaplin, 1931)
3. Out of the Past (Jacques Turner, 1947)
4. All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950)
5. Journey to Italy (Roberto Rossellini, 1954)
6. The Lion in Winter (Anthony Harvey, 1968)
7. A Touch of Zen (King Hu, 1971)
8. The Killer (John Woo, 1989)
9. The Age of Innocence (Martin Scorsese, 1993)
10. Sita Sings the Blues (Nina Paley, 2008)
11. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1943)
12. Lady Snowblood (Toshiya Fujita, 1973)
13. Fat Choi Spirit (Johnnie To & Wai Ka-fai, 2002)
14. The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1991)
15. Private Fears in Public Places (Alain Resnais, 2006)
16. Ivan the Terrible Part 2 (Sergei Eisenstein, 1958)
17. American Graffiti (George Lucas, 1973)
18. The Midnight After (Fruit Chan, 2014)
19. The Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929)
20. Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 2007)

21. Eight Men Out (John Sayles, 1988)

22. Damsels in Distress (Whit Stillman, 2011)

23. Star Wars (George Lucas, 1977)

24. Wee Willie Winkie (John Ford, 1937)

25. The Sting (George Roy Hill, 1973)

26. The Fate of Lee Khan (King Hu, 1973)

27. Alien (Ridley Scott, 1979)

28. I’m Not There (Todd Haynes, 2007)

29. Dream of the Red Chamber (Li Han-hsiang, 1977)

30. Last Hurrah for Chivalry (John Woo, 1979)

31. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (John Ford, 1962)

32. Dune (David Lynch, 1984)

33. Starman (John Carpenter, 1984)

34. Wolf Children (Mamoru Hosada, 2012)

35. Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (Tsui Hark, 1983)

36. Applause (Rouben Mamoulian, 1929)

37. Cabaret (Bob Fosse, 1972)

38. One from the Heart (Francis Ford Coppola, 1981)

39. Fort Apache (John Ford, 1948)

40. Don’t Look Now (Nicolas Roeg, 1973)

41. Window Water Baby Moving (Stan Brakhage, 1959)

42. Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray, 1955)

43. Mekong Hotel (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2012)

44. Run of the Arrow (Samuel Fuller, 1957)

45. The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock, 1938)

46. New Rose Hotel (Abel Ferrara, 1998)

47. Dodsworth (William Wyler, 1936)

48. Man on Fire (Tony Scott, 2004)

49. The Age of the Medici (Roberto Rossellini, 1972)

50. Bambi (David Hand, 1942)

51. Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953)

52. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodóvar, 1988)

53. 7 Women (John Ford, 1966)

54. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979)

55. A History of Violence (David Cronenberg, 2005)

56. I am Cuba (Mikhail Kalatozov, 1964)

57. I Walked with a Zombie (Jacques Turner, 1943)

58. Red Beard (Akira Kurosawa, 1965)

59. Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (Chor Yuen, 1972)

60. Midnight (Mitchell Leisen, 1939)

61. They Live (John Carpenter, 1988)

62. Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch, 2001)

63. The Last of the Mohicans (Michael Mann, 1992)

64. Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch, 2013)

65. What Price Glory (Raoul Walsh, 1926)

66. Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2006)

67. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)

68. Goodbye South, Goodbye (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1996)

69. Pom Poko (Isao Takahata, 1994)

70. Magnificent Obsession (Douglas Sirk, 1954)

71. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (John Lounsbery & Wolfgang Reitherman, 1977)

72. Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960)

73. The Sun Also Rises (Jiang Wen, 2007)

74. Dark Star (John Carpenter, 1974)

75. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan, 2011)

76. Kiss Me Deadly (Robert Aldrich, 1955)

77. Romance Joe (Lee Kwangkuk, 2011)

78. The French Connection (William Friedkin, 1971)

79. The World of Apu (Satyajit Ray, 1959)

80. The Royal Road (Jenni Olson, 2015)

81. Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)

82. Louisiana Story (Robert Flaherty, 1948)

83. Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1964)

84. The Thin Man (WS Van Dyke, 1934)

85. Sansho the Bailiff (Kenji Mizoguchi, 1954)

86. Golden Swallow (Chang Cheh, 1968)

87. Moonrise (Frank Borzage, 1948)

88. Porco Rosso (Hayao Miyazaki, 1992)

89. Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985)

90. Godzilla (Ishirô Honda, 1954)

91. Two Rode Together (John Ford, 1961)

92. Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977)

93. They Live By Night (Nicholas Ray, 1948)

94. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, 2012)

95. An American in Paris (Vincente Minnelli, 1951)

96. Madame de. . . (Max Ophuls, 1953)

97. Thieves’ Highway (Jules Dassin, 1949)

98. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman, 1971)

99. The Wold Shadow (Stan Brakhage, 1972)

100. Kung Fu Hustle (Stephen Chow, 2004)
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