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All Top100 Winning Films since 2004

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Update: There are a total of 200 films here, compiled and condensed from all previous Top100 lists (2004, 2005, 2006).

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The Addiction , 1995, Abel Ferrara

After Life (“Wandafuru raifu”) , 1999, Hirokazu Koreeda

Amadeus , 1984, Milos Forman

American Beauty , 1999, Sam Mendes

Amistad , 1997, Steven Spielberg

Andrei Rublev (“Andrey Rublyov") , 1969, Andrei Tarkovsky

Angels in America , 2003, Mike Nichols

The Apostle , 1997, Robert Duvall

The Apu Trilogy (Pather Panchali, Aparajito, Apu Sansar) , 1955, 1956, 1959, Satyajit Ray

Au Hasard Balthazar , 1966, Robert Bresson

An Autumn Afternoon (“Sanma no aji”) , 1962, Yasujiro Ozu

Babette’s Feast (“Babettes Gaestebud”) , 1987, Gabriel Axel

Bad Lieutenant , 1987, Abel Ferrara

Baraka , 1992, Ron Fricke

Becket , 1964, Peter Glenville

Before Sunset , 2004, Richard Linklater

The Believer , 2001, Henry Bean

The Best Years of Our Lives , 1946, William Wyler

The Bicycle Thief (“Ladri di biciclette”) , 1948, Vittorio De Sica

The Big Kahuna , 1999, John Swankbeck

Black Narcissus , 1947, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

The Black Robe , 1991, Bruce Beresford

Blade Runner , 1982, Ridley Scott

Breaking the Waves , 1996, Lars von Trier

Bruce Almighty , 2003, Tom Shadyac

A Canterbury Tale , 1944, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Changing Lanes , 2002, Roger Michell

Chariots of Fire , 1981, Hugh Hudson

A Christmas Carol , 1951, Brian Desmond Hurst

Close-Up (“Nema-ye Nazdik”) , 1990, Abbas Kiarostami

Code Unknown (“Code inconnu”) , 2000, Michael Haneke

Colors of Paradise (“Rang-e khoda”) , 1999, Majid Majidi

Cries and Whispers (“Viskningar och rop”) , 1973, Ingmar Bergman

Crimes and Misdemeanors , 1989, Woody Allen

Cry the Beloved Country , 1951, Zoltan Korda

Day of Wrath (“Vredens dag”) , 1943, Carl Theodor Dreyer

Days of Heaven , 1978, Terrence Malick

Dead Man Walking , 1995, Tim Robbins

The Decalogue (“Dekalog”) , 1987, Krzysztof Kieslowski

Derzu Uzala , 1975, Akira Kurosawa

The Devil and Daniel Walker , 1941, William Dieterle

Devil’s Playground , 2002, Lucy Walker

The Diary of a Country Priest (“Le Journal D’un Cure De Campagne”) , 1951, Robert Bresson

Dogma , 1999, Kevin Smith

Dogville , 2003, Lars von Trier

La Dolce Vita , 1960, Federico Fellini

Donnie Darko , 2001, Richard Kelly

Dream of Light (“El Sol del membrillo”) , 1992, Victor Erice

The Elephant Man , 1980, David Lynch

The End of the Affair , 1999, Neil Jordan

Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story , 1996, Michael Ray Rhodes

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind , 2004, Michel Gondry

Eureka , 2000, Shinji Aoyama

Faust , 1926, F.W. Murnau

Fearless , 1993, Peter Weir

Fiddler on the Roof , 1971, Norman Jewison

Field of Dreams , 1989, Phil Alden Robinson

Fight Club , 1999, David Fincher

The Fisher King , 1991, Terry Gilliam

Flowers of St. Francis (“Francesco, guillare de Dio”) , 1950, Roberto Rossellini

Forgiveness , 2004, Ian Gabriel

For Those Who Will Follow , 1963, Michel Brault, Marcel Carriére, Pierre Perrault

Frailty , 2001, Bill Paxton

Gates of Heaven , 1980, Errol Morris

Godspell , 1973, David Greene

The Gospel According to Matthew (“Il vangelo second Matteo”) , 1964, Pier Paolo Pasolini

The Gospel of John , 2003, Philip Saville

Grand Canyon , 1991, Lawrence Kasdan

The Grapes of Wrath , 1940, John Ford

Grave of the Fireflies (“Hotaru no haka”) , 1988, Isao Takahata

The Greatest Love (“Europa ’51”) , 1954, Roberto Rossellini

The Green Mile , 1999, Frank Darabont

Groundhog Day , 1993, Harold Ramis

Hail Mary (“Je vous salue, Marie”) , 1985, Jean-Luc Godard

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter , 1968, Robert Ellis Miller

Heaven , 2002, Tom Tykwer

Hell House , 2001, George Ratliff

Henry V , 1989, Kenneth Branaugh

He Who Must Die (“Celui qui doit mourir”) , 1957, Jules Dassin

The Hiding Place , 1975, James F. Collier

Hotel Rwanda , 2004, Terry George

In America , 2002, Jim Sheridan

In the Name of the Father , 1993, Jim Sheridan

The Iron Giant , 1999, Brad Bird

Italian for Beginners , 2000, Lone Scherfig

It’s A Wonderful Life , 1946, Frank Capra

Jean de Florette, Manon des sources , 1986, Claude Berri

Jesus of Montreal (“Jesus De Montreal”) , 1989, Denys Arcand

Jesus Of Nazareth , 1977, Franco Zeffirelli

Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance (“Koyaanisqatsi”), 1982, Godfrey Reggio

The Last Days of Disco, 1998, Whit Stillman

The Last Temptation of Christ, 1988, Martin Scorses

The Last Wave, 1977, Peter Weir

Late Spring (“Banshun”) , 1972, Yasujiro Osu

Les Miserables , 1998, Billie August

Life, and Nothing More (“Zendegi va digar hich”) , 1991, Abbas Kiarostami

Life is Beautiful (“La Vita e bella”) , 1997, Roberto Benigni

Life of Brian , 1979, Terry Jones

Lilies of the Field , 1963, Ralph Nelson

The Lord of the Rings , 2001-2003, Peter Jackson

Luther , 2003, Eric Till

Magnolia , 1999, Paul Thomas Anderson

Make Way for Tomorrow , 1937, Leo McCarey

A Man Escaped (“Un condamne a mort s’est echappe ou Le vent soufflé ou il veut”) , 1956, Robert Bresson

A Man for All Seasons , 1966, Fred Zinnemann

The Man Without a Past (“Wies vailla menneisyytta”) , 2002, Aki Kaurismaki

The Matrix , 1999, Andry & Larry Wachowski

A Midnight Clear , 1992, Keith Gordon

The Mirror (“Zerkalo”) , 1975, Andrei Trakovsky

A Moment of Innocence (“Nun va Goldoon”) , 1997, Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Millions , 2004, Danny Boyle

The Miracle Maker : The Story of Jesus , 2000, Derek W. Hayes & Stanislav Sokolov

The Mission , 1986, Roland Joffe

Molokai: The Story of Father Damian , 1999, Paul Cox

Money (“L’Argent”) , 1983, Robert Bresson

Mother and Son (“Mat i syn”) , 1997, Aleksandr Sokurov

The Music Room (“Jalsaghar”) , 1958, Satyajit Ray

My Dinner with Andre , 1981, Louis Malle

My Flesh and Blood , 2003, Jonathan Karsh

My Night at Maud’s (“Ma nuit chez Maud”) , 1969, Eric Rohmer

Nazarin , 1959, Luis Buñuel

The Night (“La Notte”) , 1961, Michaelangelo Antonioni

The Night of the Hunter , 1955, Charles Laughton

Nights of Cabiria , 1957, Federico Fellini

Nostalghia , 1983, Andrei Tarkovsky

Not of This World (“Fuori dal mondo”) , 1999, Giuseppe Piccioni

Not One Less (“Yi ge dou bu neng shao”) , 1999, Yimou Zhang

On the Waterfront , 1954, Elia Kazan

Open City (“Roma, citta apera”) , 1945, Roberto Rossellini

The Passion of Joan of Arc (“La Passion De Jeanne D’arc”) , 1928 C. Dreyer

The Passion of the Christ , 2004, Mel Gibson

Perceval , 1978, Eric Rohmer

Peter and Paul , 1981, Robert Day

Places in the Heart , 1984, Robert Benton

The Pianist , 2002, Roman Polanski

Pickpocket , 1959, Robert Bresson

Pieces of April , 2003, Peter Hedges

Ponette , 1996, Jacques Doillon

The Prince of Egypt , 1998, Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells

La Promesse , 1996, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

Punch-Drunk Love , 2002, P.T.Anderson

Rashômon , 1950, Akira Kurosawa

Red Beard , 1985, Akira Kurosawa

The River , 1951, Jean Renoir

Rivers and Tides , 2001, Thomas Riedelsheimer

Romero , 1989, John Duigan

Rosetta , 1999, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

The Sacrifice (“Offret-Sacrificatio , 1986, Andrei Tarkovsky

Safe , 1995, Todd Haynes

Saints and Soldiers, 2003, Ryan Little

Sansho the Bailiff (“Sanshô dayû”), 1954, Kenji Mizoguchi

Schindler’s List, 1993, Steven Spielberg

Secrets & Lies, 1996, Mike Leigh

The Seventh Seal (“Det Sjunde Inseglet”), 1957, Ingmar Bergman

Shadowlands, 1993, Richard Attenborough

The Shawshank Redemption, 1994, Frank Darabont

Shoah, 1985, Claude Lanzmann

Signs, 2002, M. Night Shyamalan

The Silence (“Tystnaden”), 1963, Ingmar Bergman

The Sixth Sense, 1999, M.Night Shyamalan

Solaris (“Solyaris”), 1972, Andrei Tarkovsky

The Son (“Le Fils”), 2002, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

Song of Bernadette, 1943, Henry King

Songs from the Second Floor (“Sånger från andra våningen”), 2000, Roy Andersson

Spirited Away, 2001, Hayao Miyazaki

The Spitfire Grill, 1996, Lee David Zlotoff

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring (“Bom yeorum gaeul Gyeoul geurigo bom”), 2003, Ki-duk Kim

Stairway to Heaven (“A Matter of Life and Death”), 1946, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Stalker, 1979, Andrei Tarkovsky

Star Wars Trilogy, 1977, 1980, 1983, George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, Richard Marquand

Stevie, 2002, Steve James

The Straight Story, 1999, David Lynch

Stromboli, 1950, Roberto Rossellini

Summer/ The Green Ray (“Le Rayon vert”), 1986, Eric Rohmer

Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, 1927, F.W. Murnau

The Sweet Hereafter, 1997 Atom Egoyan

Tales of Ugetsu (“Ugetsu monogatari”), 1954, Kenji Mizoguchi

A Taste of Cherry (“Ta’m e guilass”), 1997, Abbas Kiarostami

The Ten Commandments, 1956, Cecil B. DeMille

Tender Mercies, 1983, Bruce Beresford

Therese, 1986, Alain Cavalier

The Third Miracle, 1999, Agnieszka Holland

13 Conversations About One Thing, 2001, Jill Sprecher

Three Colors Trilogy (“Trois couleurs”), 1993, 1994, 1994, Kryzysztof Kieslowski

To End All Wars, 2001, David L. Cunningham

To Kill a Mockingbird, 1962, Robert Mulligan

Tokyo Story (“Tokyo monogatari”), 1953, Yasujiro Ozu

To Live (“Ikiru”), 1952, Akira Kurosawa

The Tree of Wooden Clogs (“L’Albero degli zoccoli”), 1978, Ermanno Olmi

Trembling Before G-d, 2001, Sandi Simcha Dubowski

The Trial of Joan of Arc (“Proces de Jeanne d’Arc”), 1962, Robert Bresson

The Trip to Bountiful, 1985, Peter Masterson

The Truman Show, 1998, Peter Weir

2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968, Stanley Kubrick

Unforgiven, 1992, Clint Eastwood

Vanya on 42nd Street, 1994, Louis Malle

The Virgin Spring (“Jungfrukallan”), 1960, Ingmar Bergman

Waking Life, 2001, Richard Linklater

Werckmeister Harmonies (“Werckmeister harmoniak”), 2000, Bela Tarr and Agnes Hranitzky

Wild Strawberries (“Smultronstallet”), 1957, Ingmar Bergman

The Wind Will Carry Us (“Bad ma ra khahad bord”), 1999, Abbas Kiarostami

Wings of Desire (“Der Himmel über Berlin”), 1987, Wim Wenders

Winter Light (“Nattvardsgasterna”), 1963, Ingmar Bergman

Wit, 2001, Mike Nichols

Witness, 1985, Peter Weir

The Word (“Ordet”), 1955, Carl Theodor Dreyer

The Year of Living Dangerously, 1982, Peter Weir

Yi Yi: A One and a Two (“Yi yi), 2000, Edward Yang

You Can Count on Me, 2000, Kenneth Lonergan

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