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Top Political Films (#101-195)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
101 42: Forty Two Up 1998 Michael Apted 1376
102 Hunger 2008 Steve McQueen 1379
103 Cleopatra 1963 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1393
104 1900 1976 Bernardo Bertolucci 1416
105 A City of Sadness 1989 Hsiao-hsien Hou 1421
106 Silkwood 1983 Mike Nichols 1430
107 Zodiac 2007 David Fincher 1441
108 Salvatore Giuliano 1962 Francesco Rosi 1454
109 The Aviator 2004 Martin Scorsese 1469
110 Good Bye Lenin! 2003 Wolfgang Becker 1473
111 Three Days of the Condor 1975 Sydney Pollack 1485
112 The Day of the Jackal 1973 Fred Zinnemann 1490
113 Chocolat 2000 Lasse Hallström 1499
114 In the Name of the Father 1993 Jim Sheridan 1502
115 Teorema 1968 Pier Paolo Pasolini 1515
116 Ŕ Nous la Liberté 1931 René Clair 1531
117 Fail-Safe 1964 Sidney Lumet 1562
118 Before the Rain 1994 Milcho Manchevski 1586
119 Edvard Munch 1974 Peter Watkins 1588
120 Masculine Feminine 1966 Jean-Luc Godard 1599
121 Munich 2005 Steven Spielberg 1619
122 Nixon 1995 Oliver Stone 1630
123 The Quiet American 2002 Phillip Noyce 1635
124 The Constant Gardner 2005 Fernando Meirelles 1646
125 Skyfall 2012 Sam Mendes 1649
126 Le Corbeau 1943 Henri-Georges Clouzot 1650
127 49 Up 2005 Michael Apted 1656
128 Burnt by the Sun 1994 Nikita Mikhalkov 1665
129 To Live 1994 Yimou Zhang 1671
130 An Inconvenient Truth 2006 Davis Guggenheim 1692
131 Land and Freedom 1995 Ken Loach 1694
132 Together 2000 Lukas Moodysson 1699
133 No Man's Land 2001 Danis Tanovic 1703
134 Irma Vep 1996 Olivier Assayas 1741
135 In the Loop 2009 Armando Iannucci 1755
136 The Hour of the Furnaces 1968 Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas, and Santiago Álvarez 1760
137 The Garden of the Finzi-Continis 1970 Vittorio De Sica 1788
138 The American President 1995 Rob Reiner 1790
139 The Damned 1969 Luchino Visconti 1798
140 In the Line of Fire 1993 Wolfgang Petersen 1803
141 The Queen 2006 Stephen Frears 1831
142 Man of Marble 1977 Andrzej Wajda 1839
143 A Tale of Two Sisters 2003 Jee-woon Kim 1850
144 Good Night, and Good Luck. 2005 George Clooney 1856
145 Gettysburg 1993 Ronald F. Maxwell 1859
146 The Official Story 1985 Luis Puenzo 1880
147 Dune 1984 David Lynch 1888
148 Kolya 1996 Jan Sverák 1938
149 The Great McGinty 1940 Preston Sturges 1950
150 The Battle of Chile: Part 1 1975 Patricio Guzmán 1954
151 The Battle of Chile: Part 3 1979 Patricio Guzmán 1955
152 Advise & Consent 1962 Otto Preminger 1962
153 Seven Days in May 1964 John Frankenheimer 1963
154 Bus 174 2002 José Padilha 1971
155 Mother 1926 Vsevolod Pudovkin 1973
156 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters 1985 Paul Schrader 1976
157 1984 1984 Michael Radford 1989
158 Hamlet 1996 Kenneth Branagh 2003
159 The Hunt for Red October 1990 John McTiernan 2016
160 Taken 2008 Pierre Morel 2024
161 American Gigolo 1980 Paul Schrader 2037
162 Devil in a Blue Dress 1995 Carl Franklin 2054
163 Frida 2002 Julie Taymor 2059
164 Dave 1993 Ivan Reitman 2087
165 Meet John Doe 1941 Frank Capra 2106
166 Clear and Present Danger 1994 Phillip Noyce 2111
167 Zabriskie Point 1970 Michelangelo Antonioni 2120
168 The Last Samurai 2003 Edward Zwick 2134
169 Bloody Sunday 2002 Paul Greengrass 2149
170 Air Force One 1997 Wolfgang Petersen 2161
171 Sicko 2007 Michael Moore 2174
172 Salt of the Earth 1954 Herbert J. Biberman 2177
173 Missing 1982 Costa-Gavras 2185
174 Thank You for Smoking 2005 Jason Reitman 2237
175 Storm over Asia 1928 Vsevolod Pudovkin 2249
176 Enemy of the State 1998 Tony Scott 2261
177 Citizen Ruth 1996 Alexander Payne 2262
178 Mississippi Burning 1988 Alan Parker 2279
179 eXistenZ 1999 David Cronenberg 2281
180 Enemy at the Gates 2001 Jean-Jacques Annaud 2284
181 Heimat 2 1992 Edgar Reitz 2291
182 Evita 1996 Alan Parker 2295
183 Medium Cool 1969 Haskell Wexler 2298
184 Annie 1982 John Huston 2305
185 The Andromeda Strain 1971 Robert Wise 2306
186 A Boy and His Dog 1975 L.Q. Jones 2308
187 I Married a Witch 1942 René Clair 2309
188 Investigation of a Citizen above Suspicion 1970 Elio Petri 2322
189 The Last King of Scotland 2006 Kevin Macdonald 2359
190 Bulworth 1998 Warren Beatty 2363
191 Jesus Camp 2006 Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady 2370
192 In the Year of the Pig 1969 Emile de Antonio 2379
193 Across the Universe 2007 Julie Taymor 2405
194 Lincoln 2012 Steven Spielberg 2419
195 Osama 2003 Siddiq Barmak 2425
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