Sight & Sound's 100 Greatest Films of All Time

Name the top 100 films of all time according to international critics published by the British Film Institute's Sight & Sound magazine, considered the definitive list of its type worldwide.
Numbers are repeated due to the multiple films with the same amount of votes.
Exact number, due to votes, is 101.
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Director
Country
Year
Answer
1
Alfred Hitchcock
USA
1958
Vertigo
2
Orson Welles
USA
1941
Citizen Kane
3
Yasujiro Ozu
Japan
1953
Tokyo Story
4
Jean Renoir
France
1939
The Rules of the Game
5
F.W. Murnau
USA
1927
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
6
Stanley Kubrick
UK/USA
1968
2001: A Space Odyssey
7
John Ford
USA
1956
The Searchers
8
Dziga Vertov
USSR
1929
Man with a Movie Camera
9
Carl Theodor Dreyer
France
1927
The Passion of Joan of Arc
10
Federico Fellini
Italy
1963
8½ (Eight and a Half)
11
Sergei Eisenstein
USSR
1925
Battleship Potemkin
12
Jean Vigo
France
1934
L'Atalante
13
Jean-Luc Godard
France
1960
Breathless
14
Francis Ford Coppola
USA
1979
Apocalypse Now
15
Yasujiro Ozu
Japan
1949
Late Spring
16
Robert Bresson
France/Sweden
1966
Au hasard Balthazar
17
Akira Kurosawa
Japan
1954
Seven Samurai
17
Ingmar Bergman
Sweden
1966
Persona
19
Andrei Tarkovsky
USSR
1974
Mirror
20
Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
USA
1951
Singin' in the Rain
21
Michelangelo Antonioni
Italy
1960
L'Avventura
21
Jean-Luc Goddard
France/Italy
1963
Le Mépris
21
Francis Ford Coppola
USA
1972
The Godfather
24
Carl Theodor Dreyer
Denmark
1955
Ordet
24
Wong Kar-wai
Hong Kong
2000
In the Mood for Love
26
Akira Kurosawa
Japan
1950
Rashomon
26
Andrei Tarkovsky
USSR
1966
Andrei Rublev
28
David Lynch
USA
2001
Mulholland Dr.
29
Andrei Tarkovsky
USSR
1979
Stalker
29
Claude Lanzmann
France
1985
Shoah
31
Francis Ford Coppola
USA
1974
The Godfather Part II
31
Martin Scorsese
USA
1976
Taxi Driver
33
Vittorio De Sica
Italy
1948
Bicycle Thieves
34
Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman
USA
1926
The General
35
Fritz Lang
Germany
1927
Metropolis
35
Alfred Hitchcock
USA
1960
Psycho
35
Chantal Akerman
Belgium/France
1975
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
35
Béla Tarr
Switzerland/Germany/Hungary
1994
Sátántangó
39
François Truffaut
France
1959
The 400 Blows
39
Federico Fellini
France/Italy
1960
La Dolce Vita
41
Roberto Rosellini
France/Italy
1954
Journey to Italy
42
Satyajit Ray
India
1955
Pather Panchali
42
Billy Wilder
USA
1959
Some Like It Hot
42
Carl Theodor Dreyer
Denmark
1964
Gertrud
42
Jean-Luc Goddard
France/Italy
1965
Pierrot le Fou
42
Jacques Tati
France
1967
Play Time
42
Abbas Kiarostami
Iran
1990
Close-Up
48
Gillo Pontecorvo
Algeria/Italy
1966
The Battle of Algiers
48
Jean-Luc Goddard
France/Switzerland
1998
Histoire(s) du cinéma
50
Charlie Chaplin
USA
1931
City Lights
50
Mizoguchi Kenji
Japan
1953
Ugetsu Monogatari
50
Chris Marker
France
1962
La Jetée
53
Alfred Hitchcock
USA
1959
North by Northwest
53
Alfred Hitchcock
USA
1954
Rear Window
53
Martin Scorsese
USA
1980
Raging Bull
56
Fritz Lang
Germany
1931
M
57
Luchino Visconti
France/Italy
1963
The Leopard
57
Orson Welles
USA
1958
Touch of Evil
59
Buster Keaton
USA
1924
Sherlock Jr.
59
Stanley Kubrick
UK/USA
1975
Barry Lyndon
59
Jean Eustache
France
1973
La Maman et la putain
59
Mizoguchi Kenji
Japan
1954
Sansho Dayu
63
Ingmar Bergman
Sweden
1957
Wild Strawberries
63
Charlie Chaplin
USA
1936
Modern Times
63
Billy Wilder
USA
1950
Sunset Blvd.
63
Charles Laughton
USA
1955
The Night of the Hunter
63
Robert Bresson
France
1959
Pickpocket
63
Howard Hawks
USA
1958
Rio Bravo
69
Ridley Scott
USA/Hong Kong
1982
Blade Runner
69
David Lynch
USA
1986
Blue Velvet
69
Chris Marker
France
1982
Sans Soleil
69
Robert Bresson
France
1956
A Man Escaped
73
Carol Reed
UK/USA
1949
The Third Man
73
Michelangelo Antonioni
France/Italy
1962
L'eclisse
73
Marcel Carné
France
1945
Children of Paradise
73
Jean Renoir
France
1937
La grande illusion
73
Robert Altman
USA
1975
Nashville
78
Roman Polanski
USA
1974
Chinatown
78
Claire Denis
France
1998
Beau Travail
78
Sergio Leone
Italy/USA
1968
Once Upon a Time in the West
81
Orson Welles
USA
1942
The Magnificent Ambersons
81
David Lean
UK
1962
Lawrence of Arabia
81
Victor Erice
Spain
1973
The Spirit of the Beehive
84
Ingmar Bergman
Sweden/France
1984
Fanny and Alexander
84
Michael Curtiz
USA
1942
Casablanca
84
Sergei Parajanov
USSR
1968
The Colour of Pomegranates
84
Erich von Stroheim
USA
1925
Greed
84
Edward Yang
Taiwan
1991
A Brighter Summer Day
84
Sam Peckinpah
USA
1969
The Wild Bunch
90
Jean Renoir
France
1936
Partie de campagne
90
Werner Herzog
West Germany
1972
Aguirre, the Wrath of God
90
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
UK
1946
A Matter of Life and Death
93
Ingmar Bergman
Sweden
1957
The Seventh Seal
93
Luis Buñuel
France
1928
Un chien andalou
93
D.W. Griffith
USA
1916
Intolerance
93
Edward Yang
Japan/Taiwan
2000
Yi Yi
93
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
UK
1943
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
93
Djibril Diop Mambéty
Senegal
1973
Touki Bouki
93
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
West Germany
1974
Fear Eats the Soul
93
Douglas Sirk
USA
1959
Imitation of Life
93
Max Ophuls
France/Italy
1953
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4 Comments
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Level 78
Sep 10, 2020
Great Quiz. Chinatown is misspelled.
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Level 58
Sep 11, 2020
Fixed it. Thanks!
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Level 56
Aug 24, 2022
The fun of this quiz is ruined by answers that are inconsistently translated or precise.
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Level 86
Aug 24, 2022
Please accept "La Grande Illusion" and "Ali Fear Eats the Soul".