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Top 101 Foreign Language Films

Updated: September 04, 2001

  1. Ikiru (Kurosawa 1952)
  2. Rashomon (Kurosawa, 1950)
  3. The Passion of Joan of Arc/La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc (Dreyer, 1928)
  4. The Seventh Seal/Det Sjunde inseglet(Bergman, 1957)
  5. Belle De Jour (Bunuel, 1967)
  6. Ugetsu Monogatari (Mizoguchi, 1953)
  7. The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant/Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant (Fassbinder, 1972)
  8. The Decalogue/"Dekalog" (Kieslowski, 1988)
  9. Stalker (Tarkovsky, 1979)
  10. Persona (Bergman, 1966)
  11. Children of Paradise/Les Enfants du paradis (Carne, 1945)
  12. Ran (Kurosawa, 1985)
  13. Aguirre, The Wrath of God/Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (Herzog, 1972)
  14. Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror/Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (Murnau, 1922)
  15. Strike!/Stachka (Eisenstein, 1925)
  16. Chloe In The Afternoon/L'Amour l'après-midi (Rohmer, 1972)
  17. My Life To Live/Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux (Godard, 1962)
  18. Wild Strawberries/Smultronstället (Bergman, 1957)
  19. M (Lang, 1931)
  20. 8 1/2 (Fellini, 1963)
  21. Three Colors: Red/Trois couleurs: Rouge (Kieslowski, 1994)
  22. Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966)
  23. Grave of the Fireflies/Hotaru no haka (Takahata, 1988)
  24. Breathless/À bout de souffle (Godard, 1960)
  25. The Rules of the Game/La Règle du jeu (Renoir, 1939)
  26. Cries & Whispers/Viskningar och rop (Bergman, 1972)
  27. The 400 Blows/Les Quatre cents coups (Truffaut, 1959)
  28. The Conformist/Il Conformista (Bertolucci, 1970)
  29. The Battleship Potempkin/Bronenosets Potyomkin (Eisenstein, 1925)
  30. Throne of Blood/Kumonosu jo (Kurosawa, 1957)
  31. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari/Das Kabinett des Doktor Caligari (Wiene, 1919)
  32. Mother & Son/Mat i syn (Sokurov, 1997)
  33. The Man With The Movie Camera/Chelovek s kinoapparatom (Vertov, 1929)
  34. Madadayo (Kurosawa, 1993)
  35. Tristana (Bunuel, 1970)
  36. Happy Together/Cheun gwong tsa sit (Kar-Wai, 1997)
  37. To Live/Huozhe (Yimou, 1994)
  38. Nights of Cabiria/Le Notti di Cabiria (Fellini, 1957)
  39. Repulsion (Polanski, 1965)
  40. Yojimbo (Kurosawa, 1961)
  41. Fireworks/Hana-bi (Kitano, 1998)
  42. Fitzcarraldo (Herzog, 1982)
  43. My Neighbor Totoro/Tonari no Totoro (Miyazaki, 1988)
  44. The Mirror/Zerkalo (Tarkovsky, 1975)
  45. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeosie/Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie (Bunuel, 1972)
  46. In The Realm Of The Senses/Ai no corrida (Oshima, 1976)
  47. Metropolis (Lang, 1926)
  48. Cinema Paradiso/Nuovo cinema Paradiso (Tornatore, 1988)
  49. The Seven Samurai/Shichinin no samurai (Kurosawa, 1954)
  50. Three Colors: Blue/Trois couleurs: Bleu (Kieslowski, 1993)
  51. Yi yi (Yang, 2000)
  52. Pierrot le fou (Godard, 1965)
  53. Tokyo Drifter/Tokyo Nagaremono (Suzuki, 1966)
  54. Kiki's Delivery Service/Majo no takkyubin (Miyazaki, 1989)
  55. Das Boot (Peterson, 1981)
  56. Vampyr - Der Traum des Allan Grey (Dreyer, 1931)
  57. The Grande Illusion/La Grande illusion (Renoir, 1937)
  58. Kagemusha (Kurosawa, 1980)
  59. A Better Tomorrow/Ying huang boon sik (Woo, 1986)
  60. City of Lost Children/La Cité des enfants perdus (Jeunet/Caro, 1995)
  61. Whity (Fassbinder, 1971)
  62. Faust (Murnau, 1926)
  63. In The Mood For Love/Hua yang nian hua (Kar-Wai, 2000)
  64. Bullet In The Head/Die xue jie tou (Woo, 1990)
  65. Princess Mononoke/Mononoke Hime (Miyazaki, 1997)
  66. Jules And Jim/Jules et Jim (Truffaut, 1962)
  67. La Collectionneuse (Rohmer, 1967)
  68. Ju-Dou (Yimou, 1990)
  69. The Last Metro/Le Dernier métro (Truffaut, 1980)
  70. Run Lola Run/Lola rennt (Tykwer, 1998)
  71. Dersu Uzala (Kurosawa, 1974)
  72. The Girl On The Bridge/La Fille sur le pont (Leconte, 1999)
  73. Zentropa/Europa (Von Trier, 1991)
  74. All About My Mother/Todo sobre mi madre (Almodovar, 1999)
  75. The Fall Of The House Of Usher/La Chute de la maison Usher (Epstein, 1928)
  76. Butterfly/La Lengua de las mariposas (Cuerda, 1999)
  77. Delicatessen (Jeunet/Caro, 1991)
  78. Nostalghia (Tarkovsky, 1983)
  79. Nosferatu, The Vampyre/Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Herzog, 1979)
  80. Raise The Red Lantern/Da hong deng long gao gao gua (Yimou, 1991)
  81. Good Morning/Ohayo (Ozu, 1959)
  82. The Dreamlife of Angels/La Vie rêvée des anges (Zonea, 1998)
  83. Stolen Kisses/Baisers volés (Truffaut, 1968)
  84. Claire's Knee/Le Genou de Claire (Rohmer, 1970)
  85. Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution (Godard, 1965)
  86. Sonatine (Kitano, 1993)
  87. Hard Boiled/Lashou shentan (Woo, 1992)
  88. Shoot The Piano Player/Tirez sur le pianiste (Truffaut, 1960)
  89. Cobra Verde (Herzog, 1988)
  90. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon/Wo hu cang long (Lee, 2000)
  91. Open Your Eyes/Abre los Ojos (Amenabar, 1997)
  92. My Night At Maud's/Ma nuit chez Maud (Rohmer, 1969)
  93. Children of Heaven/Bacheha-Ye aseman (Majidi, 1997)
  94. Don't Torture A Duckling/Non si sevizia un paperino (Fulci, 1972)
  95. The Killer/Die xue shuang xiong (Woo, 1989)
  96. Suspiria (Argento, 1977)
  97. Amarcord (Fellini, 1974)
  98. Yellow Earth/Huang tu di (Kaige, 1984)
  99. Not One Less/Yi ge dou bu neng shao (Yimou, 1999)
  100. Maborosi/Maboroshi no hikari (Koreeda, 1995)
  101. Chunhyang (Kwon-Taek, 2000)


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