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Least Popular Films

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 On the Waterfront 1954 Elia Kazan 52
2 All about Eve 1950 Joseph L. Mankiewicz 44
3 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946 William Wyler 166
4 Sunset Blvd. 1950 Billy Wilder 28
5 Singin' in the Rain 1952 Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly 8
6 Double Indemnity 1944 Billy Wilder 41
7 Bonnie and Clyde 1967 Arthur Penn 55
8 The Maltese Falcon 1941 John Huston 59
9 The Searchers 1956 John Ford 32
10 It Happened One Night 1934 Frank Capra 87
11 The African Queen 1951 John Huston 195
12 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Elia Kazan 171
13 Bringing Up Baby 1938 Howard Hawks 64
14 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1948 John Huston 138
15 The Lady Eve 1941 Preston Sturges 161
16 Nashville 1975 Robert Altman 108
17 The Grapes of Wrath 1940 John Ford 159
18 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Frank Capra 244
19 High Noon 1952 Fred Zinnemann 123
20 The Birth of a Nation 1915 D.W. Griffith 228
21 West Side Story 1961 Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise 101
22 Stagecoach 1939 John Ford 144
23 Annie Hall 1977 Woody Allen 15
24 From Here to Eternity 1953 Fred Zinnemann 315
25 The Gold Rush 1925 Charles Chaplin 127
26 Some Like It Hot 1959 Billy Wilder 9
27 The Battleship Potemkin 1925 Sergei M. Eisenstein 96
28 Intolerance 1916 D.W. Griffith 243
29 Sunrise 1927 F.W. Murnau 92
30 Midnight Cowboy 1969 John Schlesinger 163
31 Citizen Kane 1941 Orson Welles 4
32 All Quiet on the Western Front 1930 Lewis Milestone 227
33 Gone with the Wind 1939 Victor Fleming 21
34 City Lights 1931 Charles Chaplin 60
35 Top Hat 1935 Mark Sandrich 245
36 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Frank Lloyd 787
37 An American in Paris 1951 Vincente Minnelli 335
38 Notorious 1946 Alfred Hitchcock 118
39 The General 1926 Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton 51
40 Rebel without a Cause 1955 Nicholas Ray 134
41 The Rules of the Game 1939 Jean Renoir 84
42 The Philadelphia Story 1940 George Cukor 131
43 The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 David Lean 83
44 The Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols 45
45 A Place in the Sun 1951 George Stevens 632
46 North by Northwest 1959 Alfred Hitchcock 36
47 Tootsie 1982 Sydney Pollack 303
48 Greed 1924 Erich von Stroheim 285
49 The Lost Weekend 1945 Billy Wilder 523
50 Swing Time 1936 George Stevens 663
51 Meet Me in St. Louis 1944 Vincente Minnelli 233
52 M*A*S*H 1970 Robert Altman 210
53 Vertigo 1958 Alfred Hitchcock 14
54 Patton 1970 Franklin J. Schaffner 282
55 Sullivan's Travels 1941 Preston Sturges 160
56 Red River 1948 Howard Hawks 258
57 Modern Times 1936 Charles Chaplin 88
58 Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski 18
59 42nd Street 1933 Lloyd Bacon 474
60 The Grand Illusion 1937 Jean Renoir 95
61 My Fair Lady 1964 George Cukor 277
62 Casablanca 1942 Michael Curtiz 3
63 Duck Soup 1933 Leo McCarey 82
64 Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942 Michael Curtiz 593
65 Raging Bull 1980 Martin Scorsese 25
66 Shane 1953 George Stevens 309
67 How Green Was My Valley 1941 John Ford 587
68 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean 16
69 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer 179
70 A Star Is Born 1954 George Cukor 330
71 The Bicycle Thief 1948 Vittorio De Sica 54
72 Dodsworth 1936 William Wyler 977
73 The Crowd 1928 King Vidor 426
74 Trouble in Paradise 1932 Ernst Lubitsch 327
75 Touch of Evil 1958 Orson Welles 63
76 Grand Hotel 1932 Edmund Goulding 1061
77 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan 70
78 Now, Voyager 1942 Irving Rapper 497
79 The Jazz Singer 1927 Alan Crosland 631
80 Adam's Rib 1949 George Cukor 509
81 American Graffiti 1973 George Lucas 283
82 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch 345
83 It's a Gift 1934 Norman Z. McLeod 869
84 The Magnificent Ambersons 1942 Orson Welles 369
85 The Wind 1928 Victor Sjöström 566
86 The Ox-Bow Incident 1943 William A. Wellman 533
87 To Be or Not to Be 1942 Ernst Lubitsch 268
88 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1944 Preston Sturges 736
89 The Passion of Joan of Arc 1928 Carl Theodor Dreyer 124
90 The French Connection 1971 William Friedkin 185
91 Wuthering Heights 1939 William Wyler 716
92 Gigi 1958 Vincente Minnelli 836
93 Terms of Endearment 1983 James L. Brooks 602
94 All the King's Men 1949 Robert Rossen 1336
95 His Girl Friday 1940 Howard Hawks 80
96 Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Alexander Mackendrick 198
97 Dinner at Eight 1933 George Cukor 1535
98 Marty 1955 Delbert Mann 952
99 The Bank Dick 1940 Edward F. Cline 769
100 The Life of Emile Zola 1937 William Dieterle 1652
101 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 David Hand 111
102 Tokyo Story 1953 Yasujirô Ozu 73
103 Olympia 1938 Leni Riefenstahl 573
104 Children of Paradise 1945 Marcel Carné 147
105 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood 299
106 The Big Parade 1925 King Vidor 746
107 Going My Way 1944 Leo McCarey 2045
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