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Top Films from Medium-Sized Studios Outside France, North America, and the United Kingdom

Svensk Filmindustri

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Seventh Seal 1957 Ingmar Bergman 116
2 Persona 1966 Ingmar Bergman 136
3 Wild Strawberries 1957 Ingmar Bergman 182
4 Au hasard Balthazar 1966 Robert Bresson 398
5 Winter Light 1963 Ingmar Bergman 809
6 Smiles of a Summer Night 1955 Ingmar Bergman 864
7 My Life as a Dog 1985 Lasse Hallström 927
8 The Virgin Spring 1960 Ingmar Bergman 938
9 The Silence 1963 Ingmar Bergman 1166
10 Hour of the Wolf 1968 Ingmar Bergman 1168
11 Through a Glass Darkly 1961 Ingmar Bergman 1419
12 Häxan: Witchcraft through the Ages 1922 Benjamin Christensen 1424
13 The Phantom Chariot 1921 Victor Sjöström 1504
14 Masculine Feminine 1966 Jean-Luc Godard 1599
15 Pelle the Conqueror 1987 Bille August 1636
16 Shame 1968 Ingmar Bergman 1722
17 Lilja 4-ever 2002 Lukas Moodysson 1742

Toho Company

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 The Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa 29
2 Ikiru 1952 Akira Kurosawa 235
3 Akira 1988 Katsuhiro Ôtomo 261
4 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
5 Throne of Blood 1957 Akira Kurosawa 530
6 Godzilla1 1954 Ishirô Honda 622
7 Woman in the Dunes1 1964 Hiroshi Teshigahara 711
8 The Life of Oharu 1952 Kenji Mizoguchi 743
9 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
10 Kagemusha 1980 Akira Kurosawa 997
11 The Hidden Fortress 1958 Akira Kurosawa 1174
12 Red Beard 1965 Akira Kurosawa 1220
13 Kwaidan 1964 Masaki Kobayashi 1297
14 Ponyo 2008 Hayao Miyazaki 1821
15 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa 1884
16 A Simple Plan 1998 Sam Raimi 1923
17 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 Paul Schrader 1976
18 Tokyo Olympiad 1965 Kon Ichikawa 1980
19 Porco Rosso 1992 Hayao Miyazaki 2026
20 Samurai Rebellion 1967 Masaki Kobayashi 2121
21 Drunken Angel 1948 Akira Kurosawa 2287
22 13 Assassins 2010 Takashi Miike 2327
23 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs 1960 Mikio Naruse 2333
24 Stray Dog 1949 Akira Kurosawa 2348
25 Floating Clouds 1955 Mikio Naruse 2372

1 Produced or co-produced by Toho Film (Eiga) Co. Ltd.

Westdeutscher Rundfunk

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 Wings of Desire 1987 Wim Wenders 197
2 Das Boot 1981 Wolfgang Petersen 248
3 Paris, Texas 1984 Wim Wenders 379
4 Hidden 2005 Michael Haneke 466
5 Run Lola Run 1998 Tom Tykwer 514
6 Downfall 2004 Oliver Hirschbiegel 557
7 The Marriage of Maria Braun 1979 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 646
8 Dogville 2003 Lars von Trier 664
9 Dancer in the Dark 2000 Lars von Trier 709
10 Berlin Alexanderplatz 1980 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1072
11 Alice in the Cities 1974 Wim Wenders 1232
12 Kings of the Road 1976 Wim Wenders 1292
13 Yeelen 1987 Souleymane Cissé 1321
14 Heimat 1984 Edgar Reitz 1409
15 Amour 2012 Michael Haneke 1428
16 Good Bye Lenin! 2003 Wolfgang Becker 1473
17 The NeverEnding Story 1984 Wolfgang Petersen 1532
18 The American Friend 1977 Wim Wenders 1970
19 Winged Migration 2001 Jacques Perrin 2076
20 Heimat 2 1992 Edgar Reitz 2291
21 Croupier 1998 Mike Hodges 2341
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