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  • 1950
    Jean Cocteau | DisCina
    #1
    Orpheus
  • 1950
    Billy Wilder | Paramount
    #2
    Sunset Boulevard
  • 1950
    Jules Dassin | 20th Century Fox
    #3
    Night and the City
  • 1950
    Roberto Rossellini | RKO
    #4
    Stromboli
  • 1950
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz | 20th Century Fox
    #5
    All About Eve
  • 1950
    Nicholas Ray | Columbia
    #6
    In a Lonely Place
  • 1950
    Anthony Mann | Universal
    #7
    Winchester '73
  • 1950
    Clyde Geronimi, et al | RKO
    #8
    Cinderella
  • 1950
    Jean Renoir | Joseph Burstyn
    #9
    A Day in the Country
  • 1950
    John Ford | Republic
    #10
    Rio Grande
  • 1950
    Robert Hamer | Eagle-Lion Films
    #11
    Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • 1950
    Giuseppe De Santis | Lux
    #12
    Bitter Rice
  • 1950
    John Huston | Loew's
    #13
    The Asphalt Jungle
  • 1950
    Jacques Tourneur | MGM
    #14
    Stars in My Crown
  • 1950
    Joseph H. Lewis | United Artists
    #15
    Gun Crazy
  • 1950
    John Ford | RKO
    #16
    Wagon Master
  • 1950
    Anthony Mann | Paramount
    #17
    The Furies
  • 1950
    Samuel Fuller | Lippert
    #18
    The Baron of Arizona
  • 1950
    Hasse Ekman | Terrafilm
    #19
    Girl with Hyacinths
  • 1950
    Ida Lupino | RKO
    #20
    Outrage
  • 1950
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz | 20th Century Fox
    #21
    No Way Out
  • 1950
    Elia Kazan | 20th Century Fox
    #22
    Panic in the Streets
  • 1950
    George Cukor | Columbia
    #23
    Born Yesterday
  • 1950
    Otto Preminger | 20th Century Fox
    #24
    Where the Sidewalk Ends
  • 1950
    Bin Wang & Choui Khoua | Changchun
    #25
    The White-Haired Girl
  • 1951
    Samuel Fuller | Lippert
    #1
    The Steel Helmet
  • 1951
    Akira Kurosawa | RKO
    #2
    Rashomon
  • 1951
    Elia Kazan | Warner Bros.
    #3
    A Streetcar Named Desire
  • 1951
    Emeric Pressburger & Michael Powell | Lopert
    #4
    The Tales of Hoffman
  • 1951
    Robert Wise | 20th Century Fox
    #5
    The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • 1951
    Alfred Hitchcock | Warner Bros.
    #6
    Strangers on a Train
  • 1951
    Billy Wilder | Paramount
    #7
    Ace in the Hole
  • 1951
    Christian Nyby & Howard Hawks | RKO
    #8
    The Thing from Another World
  • 1951
    Jean Renoir | United Artists
    #9
    The River
  • 1951
    Nicholas Ray & Ida Lupino | RKO
    #10
    On Dangerous Ground
  • 1951
    Yasujirô Ozu | Shôchiku
    #11
    Early Summer
  • 1951
    Vittorio De Sica | Joseph Burstyn
    #12
    Miracle in Milan
  • 1951
    Joseph Losey | United Artists
    #13
    The Prowler
  • 1951
    Isidore Isou | Films M.-G. Guillemin
    #14
    Venom and Eternity
  • 1951
    John Huston | United Artists
    #15
    The African Queen
  • 1951
    Charles Crichton | Universal
    #16
    The Lavender Hill Mob
  • 1951
    Albert Lewin | MGM
    #17
    Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
  • 1951
    Mikio Naruse | Tôhô
    #18
    Repast
  • 1951
    Vincent Minnelli | MGM
    #19
    An American in Paris
  • 1951
    Anthony Asquith | Universal
    #20
    The Browning Version
  • 1951
    Alberto Gout | Azteca Films
    #21
    Aventurera
  • 1951
    Clyde Geronimi, et al | RKO
    #22
    Alice in Wonderland
  • 1951
    Sacha Guitry | Gaumont
    #23
    Poison
  • 1951
    George Stevens | Paramount
    #24
    A Place in the Sun
  • 1951
    John Berry | United Artists
    #25
    He Ran All the Way
  • 1952
    Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly | Loew's
    #1
    Singin' in the Rain
  • 1952
    Charles Chaplin | United Artists
    #2
    Limelight
  • 1952
    Kenji Mizoguchi | Tôhô
    #3
    The Life of Oharu
  • 1952
    Roberto Rossellini | Joseph Burstyn
    #4
    The Flowers of St. Francis
  • 1952
    John Ford | Republic
    #5
    The Quiet Man
  • 1952
    Nicholas Ray | RKO
    #6
    The Lusty Men
  • 1952
    Vincent Minnelli | MGM
    #7
    The Bad and the Beautiful
  • 1952
    Jean-Pierre Melville | Arthur Mayer-Edward Kingsley
    #8
    Les Enfants Terrible
  • 1952
    Fritz Lang | RKO
    #9
    Clash by Night
  • 1952
    Fred Zinnemann | United Artists
    #10
    High Noon
  • 1952
    Luis Buñuel | Azteca
    #11
    The Young and the Damned
  • 1952
    Kaneto Shindo | Hokusei
    #12
    Children of Hiroshima
  • 1952
    Jacques Tati | Arthur Mayer-Edward Kingsley
    #13
    Jour de Fete
  • 1952
    Rene Clement | Times
    #14
    Forbidden Games
  • 1952
    Emeric Pressburger & Michael Powell | Snader
    #15
    The Small Back Room
  • 1952
    Howard Hawks | RKO
    #16
    The Big Sky
  • 1952
    Yasujirô Ozu | Shôchiku
    #17
    The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
  • 1952
    Jacques Becker | DisCina
    #18
    Casque d'Or
  • 1952
    Alexander Mackendrick | Universal
    #19
    The Man in the White Suit
  • 1952
    Howard Hawks | 20th Century Fox
    #20
    Monkey Business
  • 1952
    King Vidor | 20th Century Fox
    #21
    Ruby Gentry
  • 1952
    Henry King | 20th Century Fox
    #22
    Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie
  • 1952
    Alf Sjoberg | Trans Global
    #23
    Miss Julie
  • 1952
    Leo McCarey | Paramount
    #24
    My Son John
  • 1952
    Richard Fleischer | RKO
    #25
    The Narrow Margin
  • 1953
    Yasujirô Ozu | Shôchiku
    #1
    Tokyo Story
  • 1953
    Fritz Lang | Columbia
    #2
    The Big Heat
  • 1953
    Ida Lupino | Filmmakers Releasing
    #3
    The Bigamist
  • 1953
    Samuel Fuller | 20th Century Fox
    #4
    Pickup on South Street
  • 1953
    Vincent Minnelli | MGM
    #5
    The Band Wagon
  • 1953
    Anthony Mann | MGM
    #6
    The Naked Spur
  • 1953
    William Wyler | Paramount
    #7
    Roman Holiday
  • 1953
    Roy Rowland | Columbia
    #8
    The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
  • 1953
    Howard Hawks | 20th Century Fox
    #9
    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • 1953
    Otto Preminger | RKO
    #10
    Angel Face
  • 1953
    George Stevens | Paramount
    #11
    Shane
  • 1953
    Fred Zinnemann | Columbia
    #12
    From Here to Eternity
  • 1953
    Ray Ashley, Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin | Joseph Burstyn
    #13
    Little Fugitive
  • 1953
    Ida Lupino | RKO
    #14
    The Hitch-Hiker
  • 1953
    John Ford | Republic
    #15
    The Sun Shines Bright
  • 1953
    Jack Arnold | Universal
    #16
    It Came from Outer Space
  • 1953
    Kenji Mizoguchi | Daiei
    #17
    A Geisha
  • 1953
    Byron Haskin | Paramount
    #18
    The War of the Worlds
  • 1953
    Andre de Toth | Warner Bros.
    #19
    House of Wax
  • 1953
    Jacques Becker | Cinédis
    #20
    Rue de l'Estrapade
  • 1953
    Roman Vinaly Barreto | Argentina Sono
    #21
    The Black Vampire
  • 1953
    John Huston | United Artists
    #22
    Beat the Devil
  • 1953
    Kinuyo Tanaka | Shintoho
    #23
    Love Letter
  • 1953
    Luis Garcia Berlanga | Mercurio
    #24
    Welcome, Mr. Marshall
  • 1953
    George C. Stoney | Georgia Department of Public Health
    #25
    All My Babies
  • 1954
    Max Ophuls | Arlan
    #1
    The Earrings of Madame de...
  • 1954
    Alfred Hitchcock | Paramount
    #2
    Rear Window
  • 1954
    Kenji Mizoguchi | Daiei
    #3
    Ugetsu
  • 1954
    Robert Bresson | Brandon
    #4
    Diary of a Country Priest
  • 1954
    Ishirô Honda | Tôhô
    #5
    Godzilla
  • 1954
    Nicholas Ray | Republic
    #6
    Johnny Guitar
  • 1954
    Elia Kazan | Columbia
    #7
    On the Waterfront
  • 1954
    George Cukor | Warner Bros.
    #8
    A Star is Born
  • 1954
    Max Ophuls | Commercial
    #9
    La Ronde
  • 1954
    Mikio Naruse | Tôhô
    #10
    Late Chrysanthemums
  • 1954
    Josef von Sternberg | Arias
    #11
    Anatahan
  • 1954
    Kenji Mizoguchi | Daiei
    #12
    The Crucified Lovers
  • 1954
    Max Ophuls | Arthur Mayer-Edward Kingsley
    #13
    Le Plaisir
  • 1954
    Jacques Tati | GBD International
    #14
    Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • 1954
    Keisuke Kinoshita | Shôchiku
    #15
    Twenty-four Eyes
  • 1954
    Douglas Sirk | Universal
    #16
    Magnificent Obsession
  • 1954
    Roberto Rossellini | I.F.E.
    #17
    Europa '51
  • 1954
    Don Siegel | Allied Artists
    #18
    Riot in Cell Block 11
  • 1954
    Teinosuki Kinugasa | Edward Harrison
    #19
    Gate of Hell
  • 1954
    Jean Renoir | I.F.E.
    #20
    The Golden Coach
  • 1954
    Jack Arnold | Universal
    #21
    Creature from the Black Lagoon
  • 1954
    Alfred Hitchcock | Warner Bros.
    #22
    Dial M for Murder
  • 1954
    Herbert J. Biberman | Independent
    #23
    Salt of the Earth
  • 1954
    Allan Dwan | RKO
    #24
    Silver Lode
  • 1954
    Richard Quine | Columbia
    #25
    Drive a Crooked Road
  • 1955
    Henri-Georges Clouzot | DCA
    #1
    The Wages of Fear
  • 1955
    Kenji Mizoguchi | Daiei
    #2
    Sansho the Baliff
  • 1955
    Douglas Sirk | Universal
    #3
    All that Heaven Allows
  • 1955
    Vittorio De Sica | Joseph Burstyn
    #4
    Umberto D
  • 1955
    Charles Laughton | United Artists
    #5
    Night of the Hunter
  • 1955
    Roberto Rossellini | Fine Arts
    #6
    Journey to Italy
  • 1955
    Mikio Naruse | Tôhô
    #7
    Floating Clouds
  • 1955
    Robert Aldrich | United Artists
    #8
    Kiss Me Deadly
  • 1955
    Max Ophuls | Gamma
    #9
    Lola Montes
  • 1955
    Nicholas Ray | Warner Bros.
    #10
    Rebel Without a Cause
  • 1955
    Luis Buñuel | Omnifilms
    #11
    El
  • 1955
    Henri-Georges Clouzot | UMPO
    #12
    Diabolique
  • 1955
    Frank Tashlin | Paramount
    #13
    Artists and Models
  • 1955
    Orson Welles | Chamartin
    #14
    Mr. Arkadin
  • 1955
    Luchino Visconti | Lux
    #15
    Senso
  • 1955
    Anthony Mann | Columbia
    #16
    The Man from Laramie
  • 1955
    John Ford | Columbia
    #17
    The Long Gray Line
  • 1955
    Hiroshi Inagaki | Fine Arts
    #18
    Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
  • 1955
    Michelangelo Antonioni | Titanus
    #19
    Le Amiche
  • 1955
    John Sturges | MGM
    #20
    Bad Day at Black Rock
  • 1955
    Allan Dwan | RKO
    #21
    Tennessee's Partner
  • 1955
    Orson Welles | United Artists
    #22
    Othello
  • 1955
    Fritz Lang | MGM
    #23
    Moonfleet
  • 1955
    Stanley Donen | MGM
    #24
    It's Always Fair Weather
  • 1955
    Phil Karlson | United Artists
    #25
    The Phenix City Story
  • 1956
    Akira Kurosawa | Columbia
    #1
    Seven Samurai
  • 1956
    John Ford | Warner Bros.
    #2
    The Searchers
  • 1956
    Yasujirô Ozu | Shôchiku
    #3
    Early Spring
  • 1956
    Jules Dassin | UMPO
    #4
    Rififi
  • 1956
    Don Siegel | Allied Artists
    #5
    Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • 1956
    Akira Kurosawa | Brandon
    #6
    Ikiru
  • 1956
    Raj Kapoor | J.H. Hoffberg
    #7
    Awaara
  • 1956
    Ko Nakahira | Topaz
    #8
    Crazed Fruit
  • 1956
    Vincente Minnelli | MGM
    #9
    Tea and Sympathy
  • 1956
    Douglas Sirk | Universal
    #10
    Written on the Wind
  • 1956
    Jean Renoir | UMPO
    #11
    French Cancan
  • 1956
    Kon Ichikawa | Nikkatsu
    #12
    The Burmese Harp
  • 1956
    Nicholas Ray | 20th Century Fox
    #13
    Bigger than Life
  • 1956
    Fred M. Wilcox | MGM
    #14
    Forbidden Planet
  • 1956
    Federico Fellini | Trans Lux
    #15
    La Strada
  • 1956
    Stanley Kubrick | United Artists
    #16
    The Killing
  • 1956
    Mikio Naruse | Tôhô
    #17
    Flowing
  • 1956
    Nikos Koundouros | Athens Film Company
    #18
    The Ogre of Athens
  • 1956
    Ingmar Bergman | Times
    #19
    Sawdust and Tinsel
  • 1956
    Budd Boetticher | Warner Bros.
    #20
    Seven Men from Now
  • 1956
    Kenji Mizoguchi | Buena VIsta
    #21
    Princess Yang Kwei Fei
  • 1956
    Luis Buñuel | Cinédis
    #22
    Death in the Garden
  • 1956
    Agnes Varda | Cine-Tamaris
    #23
    La Point-Courte
  • 1956
    Cecil B. DeMille | Paramount
    #24
    The Ten Commandments
  • 1956
    Louis Malle & Jacques-Yves Cousteau | Columbia
    #25
    The Silent World
  • 1957
    Carl Theodor Dreyer | Kingsley-International
    #1
    Ordet
  • 1957
    Sidney Lumet | United Artists
    #2
    12 Angry Men
  • 1957
    Robert Bresson | Continental
    #3
    A Man Escaped
  • 1957
    Stanley Kubrick | United Artists
    #4
    Paths of Glory
  • 1957
    David Lean | Columbia
    #5
    A Bridge on the River Kwai
  • 1957
    Guru Dutt | Guru Dutt Films Ltd.
    #6
    Pyaasa
  • 1957
    Alexander Mackendrick | United Artists
    #7
    Sweet Smell of Success
  • 1957
    Budd Boetticher | Columbia
    #8
    The Tall T
  • 1957
    Federico Fellini | Lopert
    #9
    Nights of Cabiria
  • 1957
    Elia Kazan | Warner Bros.
    #10
    A Face in the Crowd
  • 1957
    Mehboob Khan | Mehboob Productions
    #11
    Mother India
  • 1957
    Delmer Daves | Columbia
    #12
    3:10 to Yuma
  • 1957
    Yuzo Kawashima | Nikkatsu
    #13
    A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era
  • 1957
    Charlie Chaplin | Archway
    14.
    A King in New York
  • 1957
    Yasujirô Ozu | Shôchiku
    #15
    Tokyo Twilight
  • 1957
    Jack Arnold | Universal
    #16
    The Incredible Shrinking Man
  • 1957
    Yasuzo Masumura | Daiei Studios
    #17
    The Blue Sky Maiden
  • 1957
    Douglas Sirk | Universal
    #18
    The Tarnished Angels
  • 1957
    Frank Tashlin | 20th Century Fox
    #19
    Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
  • 1957
    Richard Thorpe | MGM
    #20
    Jailhouse Rock
  • 1957
    Ingmar Bergman | Rank Film Distributors of America
    #21
    Smiles of a Summer Night
  • 1957
    Erik Blomberg | Coronet
    #22
    The White Reindeer
  • 1957
    Samuel Fuller | 20th Century Fox
    #23
    Forty Guns
  • 1957
    Lionel Rogosin | Film Representations, Inc.
    #24
    On the Bowery
  • 1957
    Terence Fisher | Warner Bros.
    #25
    The Curse of Frankenstein
  • 1958
    Alfred Hitchcock | Paramount
    #1
    Vertigo
  • 1958
    Satyajit Ray | Edward Harrison
    #2
    Pather Panchali
  • 1958
    Ingmar Bergman | Janus
    #3
    The Seventh Seal
  • 1958
    Jean Rouch | Films du Jeudi
    #4
    I, a Negro
  • 1958
    Orson Welles | Universal International
    #5
    Touch of Evil
  • 1958
    Jacques Tati | Continental
    #6
    Mon Oncle
  • 1958
    Vincente Minnelli | MGM
    #7
    Some Came Running
  • 1958
    Anthony Mann | United Artists
    #8
    Man of the West
  • 1958
    Yasuzo Masumura | Daiei Studios
    #9
    Giants and Toys
  • 1958
    Stan Brakhage | Film-Makers' Cooperative
    #10
    Anticipation of the Night
  • 1958
    Yasujirô Ozu | Shôchiku
    #11
    Equinox Flower
  • 1958
    Jacques Tourneur | Columbia
    #12
    Curse of the Demon
  • 1958
    Roy Ward Baker | Rank
    #13
    A Night to Remember
  • 1958
    Richard Brooks | MGM
    #14
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • 1958
    Juan Antonio Bardem | Janus
    #15
    Death of a Cyclist
  • 1958
    Otto Preminger | Columbia
    #16
    Bonjour Tristesse
  • 1958
    Richard Quine | Columbia
    #17
    Bell, Book, and Candle
  • 1958
    Budd Boetticher
    #18
    Buchanan Rides Alone
  • 1958
    Phil Karlson | Columbia
    #19
    Gunman's Walk
  • 1958
    Shin Sang-ok | Seoul Film
    #20
    A Flower in Hell
  • 1958
    Mario Monicelli | Lux
    #21
    Big Deal on Madonna Street
  • 1958
    Nicholas Ray | Columbia
    #22
    Bitter Victory
  • 1958
    Tadeusz Konwicki | KADR
    #23
    The Last Day of Summer
  • 1958
    Don Siegel | Columbia
    #24
    The Lineup
  • 1958
    Chris Marker
    #25
    Letter From Siberia
  • 1959
    François Truffaut | Zenith
    #1
    The 400 Blows
  • 1959
    Ingmar Bergman | Janus
    #2
    Wild Strawberries
  • 1959
    Howard Hawks | Warner Bros.
    #3
    Rio Bravo
  • 1959
    Alfred Hitchcock | MGM
    #4
    North by Northwest
  • 1959
    William Wyler
    #5
    Ben-Hur
  • 1959
    Marcel Camus | Lopert
    #6
    Black Orpheus
  • 1959
    Douglas Sirk | Universal
    #7
    Imitation of Life
  • 1959
    Yasujiro Ozu | Daiei
    #8
    Floating Weeds
  • 1959
    Billy Wilder | United Artists
    #9
    Some Like It Hot
  • 1959
    Masaki Kobayashi | Brandon Films
    #10
    The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
  • 1959
    Sergei Eisenstein | Janus
    #11
    Ivan the Terrible, Part II
  • 1959
    Ed Wood | Valiant
    #12
    Plan 9 from Outer Space
  • 1959
    Claude Chabrol | United Motion Pictures Organization
    #13
    Le Beau Serge
  • 1959
    Satyajit Ray |Edward Harrison
    #14
    Aparajito
  • 1959
    Kenji Mizoguchi | Edward Harrison
    #15
    Street of Shame
  • 1959
    Otto Preminger | Columbia
    #16
    Anatomy of a Murder
  • 1959
    Guru Dutt | Ajanta
    #17
    Kagaaz Ke Phool
  • 1959
    Jacques Becker | United Motion Pictures Organization
    #18
    Touchez Pas au Grisbi
  • 1959
    Andre De Toth | United Artists
    #19
    Day of the Outlaw
  • 1959
    John Cassavetes | British Lion
    #20
    Shadows
  • 1959
    Margot Benacerraf | Caroni Films
    #21
    Araya
  • 1959
    Michael Gordon | Universal
    #22
    Pillow Talk
  • 1959
    William Castle | Allied Artists
    #23
    House on Haunted Hill
  • 1959
    Clyde Geronimi & Various Directors | Buena Vista
    #24
    Sleeping Beauty
  • 1959
    Ranald MacDougall | MGM
    #25
    The World, the Flesh, and the Devil