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  • Academy Awards Winners for Best Picture (1929-2016)
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    1. Filmometer's top 100 films from 1927-1996

      This list is the definitive selection of pre-1997 films that Ian Cavalier likes. This list was created in July 1998 in response to the AFI list. All of these films get a rating of 10.
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    2. Cyclo (1996)
    3. Fargo (1996)
    4. Before Sunrise (1995) I own on DVD
    5. City of Lost Children, The (1995) I own on DVD
    6. Dead Man (1995) I own on DVD
    7. Se7en (1995)
    8. Twelve Monkeys (1995) I own on DVD
    9. Chungking Express (1994) I own on DVD
    10. Kingdom, The (1994)
    11. Léon: The Professional (1994) I own on DVD
    12. Pulp Fiction (1994) I own on DVD
    13. Shawshank Redemption, The (1994)
    14. Three Colors: Red (1994) I own on DVD
    15. Schindler's List (1993)
    16. Léolo (1992)
    17. Delicatessen (1991)
    18. Silence of the Lambs, The (1991)
    19. Slacker (1991)
    20. Totò the Hero (1991)
    21. Jacob's Ladder (1990) I own on DVD
    22. Dekalog (1989) I own on DVD
    23. Dead Poets Society (1989)
    24. Do the Right Thing (1989)
    25. Alice (1988) I own on DVD
    26. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
    27. Grave of the Fireflies (1988) I own on DVD
    28. Brothers Quay Collection, The (1987) I own on DVD
    29. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
    30. Aliens (1986)
    31. Blue Velvet (1986)
    32. Peking Opera Blues (1986)
    33. Stand by Me (1986)
    34. Brazil (1985)
    35. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
    36. Blade Runner (1982) I own on DVD
    37. Raging Bull (1980)
    38. Shining, The (1980)
    39. Apocalypse Now (1979)
    40. Manhattan (1979)
    41. Annie Hall (1977) I own on DVD
    42. Eraserhead (1977) I own on DVD
    43. Star Wars (1977)
    44. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977) I own on DVD
    45. All the President's Men (1976)
    46. Taxi Driver (1976) I own on DVD
    47. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
    48. Chinatown (1974)
    49. Godfather: Part II, The (1974)
    50. Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The (1972)
    51. Godfather, The (1972)
    52. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
    53. Clockwork Orange, A (1971)
    54. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
    55. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
    56. Planet of the Apes (1968)
    57. Belle de jour (1967)
    58. Graduate, The (1967)
    59. Masculine-Feminine (1966)
    60. Persona (1966)
    61. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
    62. 8½ (1963) I own on DVD
    63. Charade (1963) I own on DVD
    64. Contempt (1963)
    65. Great Escape, The (1963)
    66. Haunting, The (1963)
    67. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
    68. Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
    69. Inherit the Wind (1960)
    70. La Dolce vita (1960)
    71. Psycho (1960)
    72. North by Northwest (1959)
    73. Some Like It Hot (1959)
    74. Touch of Evil (1958)
    75. Vertigo (1958)
    76. 12 Angry Men (1957)
    77. Seventh Seal, The (1957) I own on DVD
    78. Wild Strawberries (1957) I own on DVD
    79. La Strada (1954)
    80. On the Waterfront (1954)
    81. Rear Window (1954)
    82. Seven Samurai (1954) I own on DVD
    83. Roman Holiday (1953) I own on DVD
    84. Ikiru (1952)
    85. African Queen, The (1951)
    86. Alice in Wonderland (1951) I own on DVD
    87. Rashômon (1950)
    88. Third Man, The (1949)
    89. Bicycle Thief, The (1948)
    90. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
    91. Casablanca (1942)
    92. Citizen Kane (1941)
    93. Fantasia (1940)
    94. Grapes of Wrath, The (1940)
    95. Gone with the Wind (1939)
    96. Stagecoach (1939)
    97. Wizard of Oz, The (1939) I own on DVD
    98. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    99. Frankenstein (1931)
    100. M (1931)
    101. Metropolis (1927)


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