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Top Highbrow Films (#201-300)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
201 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Peter Jackson 35
202 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 1943 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 317
203 Aparajito 1956 Satyajit Ray 543
204 Mean Streets 1973 Martin Scorsese 189
205 Reservoir Dogs 1992 Quentin Tarantino 81
206 Amadeus 1984 Milos Forman 162
207 Bride of Frankenstein 1935 James Whale 137
208 Mr. Hulot's Holiday 1953 Jacques Tati 420
209 Johnny Guitar 1954 Nicholas Ray 463
210 Fitzcarraldo 1982 Werner Herzog 419
211 Toy Story 1995 John Lasseter 47
212 My Darling Clementine 1946 John Ford 357
213 The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 David Lean 83
214 Pandora's Box 1929 Georg Wilhelm Pabst 576
215 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock 231
216 Ali: Fear Eats the Soul 1974 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 431
217 Yi yi: A One and a Two... 2000 Edward Yang 540
218 Raise the Red Lantern 1991 Yimou Zhang 401
219 Strangers on a Train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock 262
220 Kiss Me Deadly 1955 Robert Aldrich 311
221 Network 1976 Sidney Lumet 221
222 Throne of Blood 1957 Akira Kurosawa 530
223 The Piano 1993 Jane Campion 358
224 Meet Me in St. Louis 1944 Vincente Minnelli 233
225 Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 Robert Hamer 190
226 Earth 1930 Aleksandr Dovzhenko 592
227 All about My Mother 1999 Pedro Almodóvar 305
228 L.A. Confidential 1997 Curtis Hanson 122
229 The Crowd 1928 King Vidor 426
230 McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971 Robert Altman 278
231 Chungking Express 1994 Kar-Wai Wong 464
232 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Elia Kazan 171
233 Cabaret 1972 Bob Fosse 164
234 Magnolia 1999 Paul Thomas Anderson 217
235 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Peter Jackson 57
236 Black Narcissus 1947 Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 319
237 West Side Story 1961 Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise 101
238 Red River 1948 Howard Hawks 258
239 Amélie 2001 Jean-Pierre Jeunet 117
240 Top Hat 1935 Mark Sandrich 245
241 The Mother and the Whore 1973 Jean Eustache 644
242 The Big Lebowski 1998 Joel Coen 105
243 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan 70
244 Rocco and His Brothers 1960 Luchino Visconti 790
245 Pan's Labyrinth 2006 Guillermo del Toro 216
246 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 David Hand 111
247 Woman in the Dunes 1964 Hiroshi Teshigahara 711
248 American Beauty 1999 Sam Mendes 113
249 The Matrix 1999 Lana and Lily Wachowski 39
250 The Birds 1963 Alfred Hitchcock 209
251 The Elephant Man 1980 David Lynch 385
252 Frankenstein 1931 James Whale 128
253 Eraserhead 1977 David Lynch 192
254 Night and Fog 1955 Alain Resnais 399
255 The Celebration 1998 Thomas Vinterberg 502
256 L'Âge d'or 1930 Luis Buńuel 538
257 A Day in the Country 1936 Jean Renoir 665
258 Day for Night 1973 François Truffaut 356
259 Voyage to the Moon 1902 Georges Méličs 367
260 Easy Rider 1969 Dennis Hopper 139
261 Sátántangó 1994 Béla Tarr 780
262 Chimes at Midnight 1965 Orson Welles 707
263 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra 244
264 The Thin Red Line 1998 Terrence Malick 378
265 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Lewis Milestone 227
266 White Heat 1949 Raoul Walsh 346
267 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer 179
268 There Will Be Blood 2007 Paul Thomas Anderson 271
269 Diabolique 1955 Henri-Georges Clouzot 286
270 Freaks 1932 Tod Browning 270
271 The Lives of Others 2006 Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck 293
272 Seven 1995 David Fincher 114
273 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill 135
274 The Wind 1928 Victor Sjöström 566
275 Full Metal Jacket 1987 Stanley Kubrick 252
276 Dog Day Afternoon 1975 Sidney Lumet 224
277 Nanook of the North 1922 Robert J. Flaherty 402
278 The Kid 1921 Charles Chaplin 439
279 Cleo from 5 to 7 1962 Agnčs Varda 642
280 In a Lonely Place 1950 Nicholas Ray 442
281 Fantasia 1940 James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Paul Satterfield 239
282 Sans soleil 1983 Chris Marker 550
283 Breaking the Waves 1996 Lars von Trier 440
284 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Michel Gondry 79
285 Midnight Cowboy 1969 John Schlesinger 163
286 Night of the Living Dead 1968 George A. Romero 93
287 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen 272
288 The Marriage of Maria Braun 1979 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 646
289 If.... 1968 Lindsay Anderson 465
290 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 1964 Jacques Demy 340
291 Imitation of Life 1959 Douglas Sirk 471
292 Fight Club 1999 David Fincher 68
293 Close-Up 1990 Abbas Kiarostami 565
294 Paisan 1946 Roberto Rossellini 848
295 Don't Look Now 1973 Nicolas Roeg 150
296 The 39 Steps 1935 Alfred Hitchcock 281
297 Peeping Tom 1960 Michael Powell 222
298 Trainspotting 1996 Danny Boyle 142
299 My Neighbor Totoro 1988 Hayao Miyazaki 308
300 The Big Heat 1953 Fritz Lang 444
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