Top 200 Films that Impressed and Influenced Me the Most

Top 10

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  2. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  3. Carrie (1976)
  4. Taxi Driver (1976)
  5. The Gold Rush (1925)
  6. The Celebration (1998)
  7. Freaks (1932)
  8. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  9. Roger & Me (1989 Documentary)
  10. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Top 50

(from 11 to 50,  in chronological order)
  • 2005 – Earthlings (Documentary)
  • 2005 – Grizzly Man (Documentary)
  • 2001 – Mulholland Drive (Experimental)
  • 1999 – The Iron Giant (Animated)
  • 1999 – My Voyage to Italy (Documentary)
  • 1997 – Titanic
  • 1996 – Breaking the Waves
  • 1990 – Goodfellas
  • 1989 – The Decalogue (TV Mini-Series)
  • 1989 – Twin Peaks: Pilot (TV Episode)
  • 1982 – Blade Runner
  • 1985 – Frontline: A Class Divided (Documentary TV Episode)
  • 1975 – Barry Lyndon
  • 1975 – Picnic at Hanging Rock
  • 1974 – Hearts and Minds (Documentary)
  • 1972 – Cries & Whispers
  • 1964 – Empire (Experimental Documentary)
  • 1960 – The Apartment
  • 1960 – Peeping Tom
  • 1959 – The 400 Blows
  • 1957 – Paths of Glory
  • 1957 – The Seventh Seal
  • 1955 – One Froggy Evening (Animated Short)
  • 1952 – Forbidden Games
  • 1951 – Strangers on a Train
  • 1948 – Bicycle Thieves
  • 1940 – The Great Dictator
  • 1931 – M
  • 1927 – Sunrise
  • 1929 – Man with a Movie Camera (Experimental Documentary)

Top 200

(from 51 to 200, in chronological order)
  • 2016 – I, Daniel Blake
  • 2016 – Piper (Animated Short)
  • 2016 – Westworld: Season 1 (TV Series)
  • 2015 – Inside Out (Animated)
  • 2015 – Cobain: Montage of Heck (Documentary)
  • 2015 – Mustang
  • 2015 – Where to Invade Next (Documentary)
  • 2015 – The Witch
  • 2014 – Boyhood
  • 2014 – The Imitation Game
  • 2014 – Interstellar
  • 2014 – True Detective: Season 1 (TV Mini-Series)
  • 2014 – Whiplash
  • 2013 – Fruitvale Station
  • 2012 – The Act of Killing (Documentary)
  • 2012 – American Horror Story: Asylum (TV Mini-Series)
  • 2012 – Byzantium
  • 2012 – The Imposter (Documentary)
  • 2012 – The Invisible War (Documentary)
  • 2012 – Les Miserables
  • 2012 – Moonrise Kingdom
  • 2012 – Searching for Sugar Man (Documentary)
  • 2011 – Absentia
  • 2011 – Into the Abyss (Documentary)
  • 2011 – Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (Documentary)
  • 2011 – A Separation
  • 2011 – Superman, Spiderman or Batman (Short)
  • 2011 – The Tree of Life
  • 2011 – The Turin Horse
  • 2010 – Catfish (Documentary)
  • 2010 – The Social Network
  • 2010 – The Walking Dead: Season 1 (TV Series)
  • 2009 – The Cove (Documentary)
  • 2008 – Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • 2008 – Doubt
  • 2008 – The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon (Short)
  • 2008 – The Soviet Story (Documentary)
  • 2008 – Slumdog Millionaire
  • 2007 – Eastern Promises
  • 2007 – The Enemies of Reason (Documentary)
  • 2007 – Exhibit A
  • 2007 – The Man from Earth
  • 2007 – No Country for Old Men
  • 2007 – In the Shadow of the Moon (Documentary)
  • 2007 – Sicko (Documentary)
  • 2006 – Babel
  • 2006 – Death Note (TV Mini-Series)
  • 2006 – Kiwi! (Animated Short)
  • 2006 – Lifted (Animated Short)
  • 2006 – Marilena from P7 (Short)
  • 2005 – Brokeback Mountain
  • 2004 – Crash
  • 2004 – Hotel Rwanda
  • 2004 – Twist of Faith
  • 2003 – Chernobyl Heart (Documentary Short)
  • 2003 – Da Ali G Show (TV Series)
  • 2003 – The Iceman and the Psychiatrist (Documentary)
  • 2003 – Memories of Murder
  • 2003 – Tarnation (Experimental Documentary)
  • 2003 – Zero Day
  • 2001 – Children Underground (Documentary)
  • 1999 – American Beauty
  • 1999 – Eyes Wide Shut
  • 1999 – The Green Mile
  • 1999 – The Straight Story
  • 1998 – The Thin Red Line
  • 1998 – The Truman Show
  • 1997 – Life Is Beautiful
  • 1996 – Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (Documentary)
  • 1996 – Secrets & Lies
  • 1995 – Apollo 13
  • 1995 – Babe
  • 1995 – Braveheart
  • 1995 – The Bridges of Madison County
  • 1994 – Dumb & Dumber
  • 1994 – Forrest Gump
  • 1993 – Falling Down
  • 1992 – Dead Alive
  • 1992 – The Last of the Mohicans
  • 1991 – Beauty and the Beast (Animated)
  • 1991 – The Man in the Moon
  • 1991 – Piața Universității – România (Documentary)
  • 1991 – Slacker
  • 1990 – Edward Scissorhands
  • 1990 – Mr. Bean (TV Series)
  • 1989 – Casualties of War
  • 1989 – Dead Poets Society
  • 1988 – Big
  • 1988 – The Land Before Time (Animated)
  • 1987 – Escape from Sobibor
  • 1987 – The Moromete Family
  • 1986 – Deadly Friend
  • 1986 – The Name of the Rose
  • 1985 – My Life as a Dog
  • 1985 – The Purple Rose of Cairo
  • 1984 – The Neverending Story
  • 1984 – Starman
  • 1984 – Stranger than Paradise
  • 1983 – Silkwood
  • 1982 – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • 1982 – Koyaanisqatsi (Experimental Documentary)
  • 1982 – Secvențe
  • 1978 – Autumn Sonata
  • 1978 – Halloween
  • 1977 – Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
  • 1976 – Assault on Precinct 13
  • 1975 – The Mirror
  • 1974 – Chinatown
  • 1974 – The Phantom of Liberty
  • 1972 – The Last House on the Left
  • 1970 – Love Story
  • 1969 – Z
  • 1967 – Bonnie and Clyde
  • 1967 – In the Heat of the Night
  • 1966 – War and Peace
  • 1965 – Scorpio Rising (Experimental Short)
  • 1965 – The Sound of Music
  • 1963 – The Haunting
  • 1962 – L’Eclisse
  • 1962 – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • 1961 – Judgment at Nuremberg
  • 1960 – Psycho
  • 1960 – Rocco and His Brothers
  • 1959 – Ben-Hur
  • 1957 – 12 Angry Men
  • 1957 – Wild Strawberries
  • 1956 – Night and Fog
  • 1953 – I Vitelloni
  • 1949 – For Scent-imental Reasons (Animated Short)
  • 1946 – It’s A Wonderful Life
  • 1946 – Notorious
  • 1942 – Bambi
  • 1940 – Rebecca
  • 1939 – The Little Princess
  • 1939 – The Wizard of Oz
  • 1936 – Modern Times
  • 1933 – King Kong
  • 1928 – The Wind
  • 1927 – Napoleon