Top 50 Foreign Films

Cindy TracyDec 7, '13

Okay, how many of these have you seen? This list is from the Timeout New York website.

  1. The Killer (Hong Kong 1989)
  2. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Romania 2005)
  3. The Power of Kangwon Province (Hong Kong 1989)
  4. Flowers of Shanghai (Taiwan 1998)
  5. The Decalogue (Poland 1988)
  6. Russian Ark (Russia 2002)
  7. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (Japan 1960)
  8. Spirit of the Beehive (Spain 1973)
  9. Yi Yi (A One and a Two...) (Taiwan 2000)
  10. Wild Strawberries (Sweden 1957)
  11. Shoah (France 1985)
  12. A Touch of Zen (Hong Kong 1969)
  13. My Night at Maud's (France 1969)
  14. Close-Up (Iran 1990)
  15. Yojimbo (Japan 1961)
  16. La Jetée (France 1962)
  17. The Seventh Seal (Sweden 1957)
  18. The 400 Blows (France 1959)
  19. Pather Panchali (India 1955)
  20. Pierrot le Fou (France 1965)
  21. Day of Wrath (Denmark 1943)
  22. Viridiana (Spain 1961)
  23. Andrei Rublev (Russia 1966)
  24. The Seven Samurai (Japan 1954)
  25. Hiroshima Mon Amour (France 1959)
  26. In the Mood for Love (Hong Kong 2000)
  27. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Germany 1972)
  28. The Battle of Algiers (France 1966)
  29. Grand Illusion (France 1937)
  30. Open City (Italy 1945)
  31. The Earrings of Madame de... (France 1953)
  32. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (France 1964)
  33. Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Belgium 1975)
  34. The Conformist (Italy 1970)
  35. Aguirre: The Wrath of God Germany - 1972)
  36. Playtime (France 1967)
  37. Céline and Julie Go Boating (France 1974)
  38. Tokyo Story (Japan 1953)
  39. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (France 1972)
  40. Rashomon (Japan 1950)
  41. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Germany 1974)
  42. La Dolce Vita (Italy 1960)
  43. Persona (Sweden 1966)
  44. Au Hasard Balthazar (France 1966)
  45. 8½ (Italy 1963)
  46. Breathless (France 1960)
  47. Sansho the Bailiff (Japan 1954)
  48. L'Avventura (Italy 1960)
  49. The Rules of the Game (France 1939)
  50. M (Germany 1931)

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