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Top Mainstream Films (#201-300)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
201 Planet of the Apes 1968 Franklin J. Schaffner 172
202 Requiem for a Dream 2000 Darren Aronofsky 382
203 From Here to Eternity 1953 Fred Zinnemann 315
204 Rain Man 1988 Barry Levinson 451
205 Das Boot 1981 Wolfgang Petersen 248
206 Ghostbusters 1984 Ivan Reitman 220
207 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Steven Spielberg 417
208 Night of the Living Dead 1968 George A. Romero 93
209 Red River 1948 Howard Hawks 258
210 Fantasia 1940 James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe, Norman Ferguson, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Paul Satterfield 239
211 Good Will Hunting 1997 Gus Van Sant 517
212 Strangers on a Train 1951 Alfred Hitchcock 262
213 Sullivan's Travels 1941 Preston Sturges 160
214 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
215 The Birth of a Nation 1915 D.W. Griffith 228
216 Persona 1966 Ingmar Bergman 136
217 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2000 Ang Lee 176
218 Shane 1953 George Stevens 309
219 Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Alexander Mackendrick 198
220 Top Hat 1935 Mark Sandrich 245
221 Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 Blake Edwards 238
222 Rebecca 1940 Alfred Hitchcock 231
223 No Country for Old Men 2007 Ethan and Joel Coen 302
224 Mulholland Dr. 2001 David Lynch 156
225 The Last Picture Show 1971 Peter Bogdanovich 257
226 The Producers 1967 Mel Brooks 225
227 Deliverance 1972 John Boorman 353
228 Superman 1978 Richard Donner 339
229 Inception 2010 Christopher Nolan 425
230 Mary Poppins 1964 Robert Stevenson 256
231 Wings of Desire 1987 Wim Wenders 197
232 The Lives of Others 2006 Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck 293
233 Young Frankenstein 1974 Mel Brooks 251
234 Edward Scissorhands 1990 Tim Burton 196
235 Days of Heaven 1978 Terrence Malick 240
236 Animal House 1978 John Landis 314
237 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen 272
238 The Wages of Fear 1953 Henri-Georges Clouzot 230
239 Full Metal Jacket 1987 Stanley Kubrick 252
240 WALL•E 2008 Andrew Stanton 184
241 Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986 John Hughes 301
242 The Thing 1982 John Carpenter 129
243 The Breakfast Club 1985 John Hughes 437
244 The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951 Robert Wise 215
245 Rio Bravo 1959 Howard Hawks 187
246 Finding Nemo 2003 Andrew Stanton 237
247 JFK 1991 Oliver Stone 478
248 Bride of Frankenstein 1935 James Whale 137
249 The Pianist 2002 Roman Polanski 376
250 The Birds 1963 Alfred Hitchcock 209
251 Being John Malkovich 1999 Spike Jonze 255
252 Harold and Maude 1971 Hal Ashby 201
253 Almost Famous 2000 Cameron Crowe 427
254 In the Heat of the Night 1967 Norman Jewison 436
255 Toy Story 2 1999 John Lasseter 297
256 Batman Begins 2005 Christopher Nolan 481
257 The Untouchables 1987 Brian De Palma 487
258 The Truman Show 1998 Peter Weir 344
259 Sin City 2005 Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez 477
260 Saturday Night Fever 1977 John Badham 412
261 The Great Dictator 1940 Charles Chaplin 292
262 Up 2009 Pete Docter 383
263 Mean Streets 1973 Martin Scorsese 189
264 A Place in the Sun 1951 George Stevens 632
265 Three Colors: Red 1994 Krzysztof Kieslowski 246
266 Blow-Up 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni 247
267 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 Mike Nichols 432
268 Shrek 2001 Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson 304
269 Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 Don Siegel 178
270 Bambi 1942 David Hand 325
271 Jules and Jim 1962 François Truffaut 167
272 Ninotchka 1939 Ernst Lubitsch 345
273 Greed 1924 Erich von Stroheim 285
274 Children of Paradise 1945 Marcel Carné 147
275 The Blues Brothers 1980 John Landis 316
276 The English Patient 1996 Anthony Minghella 387
277 Withnail & I 1987 Bruce Robinson 213
278 Brokeback Mountain 2005 Ang Lee 234
279 Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Frank Lloyd 787
280 The Elephant Man 1980 David Lynch 385
281 Thelma & Louise 1991 Ridley Scott 334
282 Pinocchio 1940 Hamilton Luske and Ben Sharpsteen 249
283 A Beautiful Mind 2001 Ron Howard 581
284 Field of Dreams 1989 Phil Alden Robinson 313
285 Brief Encounter 1945 David Lean 140
286 Badlands 1973 Terrence Malick 206
287 A Hard Day's Night 1964 Richard Lester 199
288 La Strada 1954 Federico Fellini 219
289 Andrei Rublev 1966 Andrei Tarkovsky 175
290 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
291 The Incredibles 2004 Brad Bird 250
292 White Heat 1949 Raoul Walsh 346
293 Amarcord 1973 Federico Fellini 318
294 A Night at the Opera 1935 Sam Wood 299
295 American History X 1998 Tony Kaye 600
296 Sideways 2004 Alexander Payne 558
297 Laura 1944 Otto Preminger 280
298 Top Gun 1986 Tony Scott 571
299 Shaun of the Dead 2004 Edgar Wright 290
300 Shadow of a Doubt 1943 Alfred Hitchcock 492
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