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Top Highbrow Films (#101-200)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
101 Manhattan 1979 Woody Allen 130
102 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 1920 Robert Wiene 168
103 On the Waterfront 1954 Elia Kazan 52
104 King Kong 1933 Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack 49
105 Do the Right Thing 1989 Spike Lee 102
106 A Man Escaped 1956 Robert Bresson 450
107 The World of Apu 1959 Satyajit Ray 384
108 Paths of Glory 1957 Stanley Kubrick 132
109 The Red Shoes 1948 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 149
110 Diary of a Country Priest 1951 Robert Bresson 452
111 Pickpocket 1959 Robert Bresson 374
112 His Girl Friday 1940 Howard Hawks 80
113 Duck Soup 1933 Leo McCarey 82
114 Fargo 1996 Joel Coen 67
115 Mulholland Dr. 2001 David Lynch 156
116 Un chien andalou 1929 Luis Buñuel 259
117 The Decalogue 1989 Krzysztof Kieslowski 364
118 Stalker 1979 Andrei Tarkovsky 354
119 The Spirit of the Beehive 1973 Víctor Erice 375
120 Unforgiven 1992 Clint Eastwood 90
121 12 Angry Men 1957 Sidney Lumet 103
122 To Be or Not to Be 1942 Ernst Lubitsch 268
123 La Jetée 1962 Chris Marker 370
124 Los Olvidados 1950 Luis Buñuel 351
125 Barry Lyndon 1975 Stanley Kubrick 320
126 Once Upon a Time in America 1984 Sergio Leone 154
127 Ivan the Terrible 1945 Sergei M. Eisenstein 489
128 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 Steven Spielberg 31
129 The Big Sleep 1946 Howard Hawks 181
130 Nights of Cabiria 1957 Federico Fellini 400
131 Amarcord 1973 Federico Fellini 318
132 It Happened One Night 1934 Frank Capra 87
133 Late Spring 1949 Yasujirô Ozu 572
134 The Shining 1980 Stanley Kubrick 46
135 Cries and Whispers 1972 Ingmar Bergman 468
136 Contempt 1963 Jean-Luc Godard 388
137 Trouble in Paradise 1932 Ernst Lubitsch 327
138 The Magnificent Ambersons 1942 Orson Welles 369
139 Spirited Away 2001 Hayao Miyazaki 86
140 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946 William Wyler 166
141 The Wages of Fear 1953 Henri-Georges Clouzot 230
142 Day of Wrath 1943 Carl Theodor Dreyer 524
143 Pierrot le Fou 1965 Jean-Luc Godard 480
144 Days of Heaven 1978 Terrence Malick 240
145 Jaws 1975 Steven Spielberg 24
146 Alien 1979 Ridley Scott 27
147 The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Irvin Kershner 43
148 Umberto D. 1952 Vittorio De Sica 435
149 The Mirror 1975 Andrei Tarkovsky 598
150 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 John Ford 159
151 Beauty and the Beast 1946 Jean Cocteau 202
152 Three Colors: Red 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski 246
153 Brief Encounter 1945 David Lean 140
154 The Silence of the Lambs 1991 Jonathan Demme 33
155 Belle de Jour 1967 Luis Buñuel 289
156 The Conversation 1974 Francis Ford Coppola 153
157 Napoléon 1927 Abel Gance 338
158 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948 John Huston 138
159 The Deer Hunter 1978 Michael Cimino 115
160 High Noon 1952 Fred Zinnemann 123
161 Out of the Past 1947 Jacques Tourneur 275
162 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
163 The Birth of a Nation 1915 D.W. Griffith 228
164 Shoah 1985 Claude Lanzmann 295
165 My Life to Live 1962 Jean-Luc Godard 607
166 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor 131
167 The Great Dictator 1940 Charles Chaplin 292
168 Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Alexander Mackendrick 198
169 Brazil 1985 Terry Gilliam 76
170 Letter from an Unknown Woman 1948 Max Ophüls 461
171 Le Samouraï 1967 Jean-Pierre Melville 371
172 Ashes and Diamonds 1958 Andrzej Wajda 513
173 Stairway to Heaven 1946 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 200
174 Solaris 1972 Andrei Tarkovsky 236
175 The Last Laugh 1924 F.W. Murnau 485
176 Paris, Texas 1984 Wim Wenders 379
177 Sullivan's Travels 1941 Preston Sturges 160
178 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 Steven Spielberg 26
179 The Earrings of Madame De… 1953 Max Ophüls 493
180 Three Colors: Blue 1993 Krzysztof Kieslowski 294
181 The Gospel According to St. Matthew 1964 Pier Paolo Pasolini 590
182 Badlands 1973 Terrence Malick 206
183 Come and See 1985 Elem Klimov 332
184 The Last Picture Show 1971 Peter Bogdanovich 257
185 Rosemary's Baby 1968 Roman Polanski 97
186 Blow-Up 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni 247
187 The Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols 45
188 City of God 2002 Fernando Meirelles 119
189 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
190 Laura 1944 Otto Preminger 280
191 The Exterminating Angel 1962 Luis Buñuel 515
192 The Lady Eve 1941 Preston Sturges 161
193 Jeanne Dielman 1975 Chantal Akerman 595
194 Rebel without a Cause 1955 Nicholas Ray 134
195 Cinema Paradiso 1988 Giuseppe Tornatore 208
196 L'Eclisse 1962 Michelangelo Antonioni 640
197 The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Frank Darabont 58
198 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Peter Jackson 42
199 A Woman under the Influence 1974 John Cassavetes 386
200 The Blue Angel 1930 Josef von Sternberg 496
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