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Least Mainstream Films (#201-344)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
201 The Double Life of Veronique 1991 Krzysztof Kieslowski 992
202 The Celebration 1998 Thomas Vinterberg 502
203 The Wolf Man 1941 George Waggner 1160
204 Fireworks 1997 Takeshi Kitano 980
205 Ugetsu 1953 Kenji Mizoguchi 253
206 In the Realm of the Senses 1976 Nagisa Oshima 498
207 Bad Lieutenant 1992 Abel Ferrara 843
208 Voyage in Italy 1954 Roberto Rossellini 898
209 Amores perros 2000 Alejandro G. Iñárritu 518
210 Possession 1981 Andrzej Zulawski 1784
211 Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia 1974 Sam Peckinpah 1226
212 Cube 1997 Vincenzo Natali 1552
213 The Thin Blue Line 1988 Errol Morris 423
214 Brazil 1985 Terry Gilliam 76
215 Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song 1971 Melvin Van Peebles 812
216 The Earrings of Madame De… 1953 Max Ophüls 493
217 El Topo 1970 Alejandro Jodorowsky 921
218 Ashes and Diamonds 1958 Andrzej Wajda 513
219 The Young Girls of Rochefort 1967 Jacques Demy 1431
220 The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant 1972 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1258
221 Nostalgia 1983 Andrei Tarkovsky 808
222 Mr. Hulot's Holiday 1953 Jacques Tati 420
223 Ran 1985 Akira Kurosawa 191
224 Run Lola Run 1998 Tom Tykwer 514
225 Walkabout 1971 Nicolas Roeg 621
226 The Passion of Joan of Arc 1928 Carl Theodor Dreyer 124
227 Day of the Dead 1985 George A. Romero 1555
228 Monsieur Verdoux 1947 Charles Chaplin 855
229 Distant Voices, Still Lives 1988 Terence Davies 919
230 A Taste of Cherry 1997 Abbas Kiarostami 753
231 Week End 1967 Jean-Luc Godard 878
232 The Life of Oharu 1952 Kenji Mizoguchi 743
233 Persona 1966 Ingmar Bergman 136
234 Shock Corridor 1963 Samuel Fuller 932
235 High Tension 2003 Alexandre Aja 1910
236 Los Olvidados 1950 Luis Buñuel 351
237 Hate 1995 Mathieu Kassovitz 535
238 Russian Ark 2002 Aleksandr Sokurov 1218
239 The Killer 1989 John Woo 506
240 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1931 Rouben Mamoulian 1031
241 Killer of Sheep 1978 Charles Burnett 430
242 Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992 Francis Ford Coppola 1698
243 An Autumn Afternoon 1962 Yasujirô Ozu 1019
244 Le Cercle rouge 1970 Jean-Pierre Melville 923
245 Branded to Kill 1967 Seijun Suzuki 1606
246 Signs 2002 M. Night Shyamalan 1539
247 Histoire(s) du cinéma Jean-Luc Godard 1190
248 Closely Watched Trains 1966 Jirí Menzel 570
249 Earth 1930 Aleksandr Dovzhenko 592
250 The Passenger 1975 Michelangelo Antonioni 873
251 Harakiri 1962 Masaki Kobayashi 985
252 Silent Running 1972 Douglas Trumbull 1126
253 Yeelen 1987 Souleymane Cissé 1321
254 The Red Desert 1964 Michelangelo Antonioni 1202
255 Ivan the Terrible 1945 Sergei M. Eisenstein 489
256 The Invisible Man 1933 James Whale 694
257 Creature from the Black Lagoon 1954 Jack Arnold 1494
258 Martin 1977 George A. Romero 1986
259 The Changeling 1980 Peter Medak 1990
260 Elephant 2003 Gus Van Sant 1246
261 Stranger than Paradise 1984 Jim Jarmusch 512
262 Late Spring 1949 Yasujirô Ozu 572
263 The Marriage of Maria Braun 1979 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 646
264 The Howling 1981 Joe Dante 2113
265 The Story of the Late Chrysanthemums 1939 Kenji Mizoguchi 1172
266 Predator 1987 John McTiernan 519
267 Zero for Conduct 1933 Jean Vigo 704
268 Black Christmas 1974 Bob Clark 1814
269 Gimme Shelter 1970 Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin 677
270 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie 1976 John Cassavetes 1228
271 Man Bites Dog 1992 Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, and Benoît Poelvoorde 1320
272 A.I.: Artificial Intelligence 2001 Steven Spielberg 620
273 Andrei Rublev 1966 Andrei Tarkovsky 175
274 Short Cuts 1993 Robert Altman 537
275 Dersu Uzala 1975 Akira Kurosawa 960
276 Battle Royale 2000 Kinji Fukasaku 842
277 Mon Oncle 1958 Jacques Tati 749
278 Princess Mononoke 1997 Hayao Miyazaki 326
279 Two or Three Things I Know about Her 1967 Jean-Luc Godard 1308
280 Buffalo '66 1998 Vincent Gallo 1217
281 The Hitcher 1986 Robert Harmon 1688
282 Logan's Run 1976 Michael Anderson 1655
283 Three Colors: Red 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski 246
284 Le Jour se lève 1939 Marcel Carné 934
285 Persepolis 2007 Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi 820
286 Faust 1926 F.W. Murnau 834
287 Häxan: Witchcraft through the Ages 1922 Benjamin Christensen 1424
288 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension 1984 W.D. Richter 1322
289 Memories of Underdevelopment 1968 Tomás Gutiérrez Alea 1029
290 Crash 1996 David Cronenberg 734
291 They Live 1988 John Carpenter 1734
292 The Old Dark House 1932 James Whale 1577
293 A Day in the Country 1936 Jean Renoir 665
294 Stop Making Sense 1984 Jonathan Demme 617
295 Westworld 1973 Michael Crichton 1357
296 Mulholland Dr. 2001 David Lynch 156
297 A City of Sadness 1989 Hsiao-hsien Hou 1421
298 Pather Panchali 1955 Satyajit Ray 155
299 Triumph of the Will 1935 Leni Riefenstahl 470
300 That Obscure Object of Desire 1977 Luis Buñuel 1073
301 The Exterminating Angel 1962 Luis Buñuel 515
302 In the Company of Men 1997 Neil LaBute 1316
303 Duel 1971 Steven Spielberg 990
304 Grave of the Fireflies 1988 Isao Takahata 482
305 The Gospel According to St. Matthew 1964 Pier Paolo Pasolini 590
306 Star Trek 2009 J.J. Abrams 945
307 Faces 1968 John Cassavetes 897
308 Fanny and Alexander 1982 Ingmar Bergman 212
309 Titicut Follies 1967 Frederick Wiseman 920
310 Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors 1965 Sergei Parajanov 1410
311 Berlin Alexanderplatz 1980 Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1072
312 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa 899
313 Kiss Me Deadly 1955 Robert Aldrich 311
314 Three Colors: White 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski 548
315 Barry Lyndon 1975 Stanley Kubrick 320
316 Hard Boiled 1992 John Woo 638
317 The Music Room 1958 Satyajit Ray 1110
318 Waltz with Bashir 2008 Ari Folman 702
319 Dead of Night 1945 Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, and Robert Hamer 839
320 The Host 2006 Joon-ho Bong 1591
321 Alice in the Cities 1974 Wim Wenders 1232
322 Spirited Away 2001 Hayao Miyazaki 86
323 Barbarella 1968 Roger Vadim 969
324 Knife in the Water 1962 Roman Polanski 740
325 The Gleaners & I 2000 Agnès Varda 1086
326 Viridiana 1961 Luis Buñuel 291
327 Mouchette 1967 Robert Bresson 1132
328 20,000 Leagues under the Sea 1954 Richard Fleischer 884
329 Xala 1975 Ousmane Sembene 1433
330 Dont Look Back 1967 D.A. Pennebaker 608
331 The Seventh Victim 1943 Mark Robson 2000
332 The Abyss 1989 James Cameron 817
333 La Notte 1961 Michelangelo Antonioni 1104
334 The Travelling Players 1975 Theodoros Angelopoulos 982
335 I Was Born, But... 1932 Yasujirô Ozu 1281
336 Ivan's Childhood 1962 Andrei Tarkovsky 852
337 The Decalogue 1989 Krzysztof Kieslowski 364
338 The Mystery of Kaspar Hausar 1974 Werner Herzog 1046
339 Picnic at Hanging Rock 1975 Peter Weir 562
340 The Cameraman 1928 Edward Sedgwick 967
341 The Masque of the Red Death 1964 Roger Corman 1868
342 The Triplets of Belleville 2003 Sylvain Chomet 532
343 The White Ribbon 2009 Michael Haneke 1205
344 Ed Wood 1994 Tim Burton 438
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