Essential Films Index




This page details every Essential Film that appears in this blog. If it has an official entry, appears on a countdown list or wins an Essential Film Award, it will be catalogued here with links.

5 BROKEN CAMERAS
2012 • Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Documentary Feature

7TH HEAVEN
1927 • Frank Borzage
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories


1963 • Federico Fellini
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

12 ANGRY MEN
1957 • Sidney Lumet
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Juror #8
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The Essential Films of Sidney Lumet
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

12 MONKEYS
1996 • Terry Gilliam
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

12 YEARS A SLAVE
2013 • Steve McQueen
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Lead Role: Chiwetel Ejiofor
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Lupita Nyong'o
• Best Screenplay - Adapted Material: John Ridley based on 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

13 ASSASSINS
2010 • Takashi Miike
2010 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Action/Adventure Film

28 DAYS LATER
2002 • Danny Boyle
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Infected
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE 39 STEPS
1935 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

THE 40 YEAR-OLD VIRGIN
2005 • Judd Apatow
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

127 HOURS
2010 • Danny Boyle
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection

THE 400 BLOWS
1959 • François Truffaut
5 Criterion Collection Films You Should Buy
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

500 DAYS OF SUMMER
2009 • Marc Webb
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

1984
1984 • Michael Radford
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
1968 • Stanley Kubrick
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: HAL 9000
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

2010: THE YEAR WE MAKE CONTACT
1984 • Peter Hyams
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
1954 • Richard Fleischer
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Giant Squid

A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
2001 • Steven Spielberg

ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN
1948 • Charles Barton
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Count Dracula
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE ABYSS
1989 • James Cameron

ACE IN THE HOLE
1951 • Billy Wilder
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

ADAM'S RIB
1949 • George Cuckor
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

ADAPTATION
2002 • Spike Jonze
Essential Film of the Day - July 25, 2015

THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
1938 • Michael Curtiz
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Robin Hood
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
1939 • Alfred L. Werker
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Sherlock Holmes

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN
2011 • Steven Spielberg
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Animated Feature Film
• Special Achievement

AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER
1957 • Leo McCarey
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE AFRICAN QUEEN
1951 • John Huston
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

AIRPLANE!
1980 • Jim Abrahams, David Zucker
The Essential Films of Leslie Nielsen

AKIRA
1988 • Katsuhiro Otomo

ALADDIN
1992 • John Musker, Ron Clements
The Essential Robin Williams 

ALIEN
1979 • Ridley Scott
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Alien
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Ripley
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Alien
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
ALIENS
1986 • James Cameron
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Aliens
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Ripley
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Aliens

ALL ABOUT EVE
1950 • Joseph L. Mankiewicz
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Eve Harrington
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
1930 • Lewis Milestone
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
1976 • Alan J. Pakula
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Bob Woodard & Carl Bernstein

AMADEUS
1984 • Milos Forman
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Salieri
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

AMERICAN BEAUTY
1999 • Sam Mendes
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

AMERICAN HISTORY X
1998 • Tony Kaye
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Derek Vinyard

AMERICAN HUSTLE
2013 • David O. Russell
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Ensemble Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner, Louis CK

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
1951 • Vincente Minelli
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT
1995 • Rob Reiner
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

AMERICAN PSYCHO
2000 • Mary Harron
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Patrick Bateman
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON
1981 • John Landis
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: David Kessler

AMOUR
2012 • Michael Haneke
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actress in a Lead Role - Emmanuelle Riva
• Best Film - Foreign Language Feature

AMY
2015 • Asif Kapadia
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Documentary Feature

ANATOMY OF A MURDER
1959 • Otto Preminger
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN
1971 • Robert Wise

ANNIE HALL
1977 • Woody Allen
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

ANOMALISA
2015 • Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Limited Theatrical Release

THE APARTMENT
1960 • Billy Wilder
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

APOCALYPSE NOW
1979 • Francis Ford Coppola
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

APOLLO 13
1995 • Ron Howard
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, Jack Swaggert

THE ARBOR
2011 • Clio Barnard
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Special Achievement

ARGO
2012 • Daniel Day-Lewis
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Director - Ben Affleck

ARMY OF DARKNESS
1992 • Sam Raimi
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Ash
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Deadites
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

ARRIVAL
2016 • Denis Villeneuve
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Screenplay - Adapted/Historic Material
• Best Film Editing

THE ARTIST
2011 • Michel Hazanavicius
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Comedy Film
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

AS GOOD AS IT GETS
1997 • James L. Brooks
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

ATTACK THE BLOCK
2011 • Joe Cornish
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Aliens
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Horror Film

AUDITION
1999 • Takashi Miike
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

AVATAR
2009 • James Cameron
100 Essential Science Fiction Films
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Visual Effects

THE AVENGERS
2012 • Joss Whedon
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Science Fiction Film
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Hulk
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

AWAKENINGS
1990 • Penny Marshall
The Essential Robin Williams 

THE AWFUL TRUTH
1937 • Leo McCarey
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE BABADOOK
2014 • Jennifer Kent
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Horror/Thriller Film
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

BACK TO THE FUTURE
1985 • Robert Zemeckis
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Biff Tannen
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II
1989 • Robert Zemeckis
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

BAD SANTA
2003 • Terry Zwigoff
25 Essential Christmas Films

BADLANDS
1973 • Terrence Malick
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

BALL OF FIRE
1941 • Howard Hawks
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

BATMAN
1989 • Tim Burton
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Joker
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Batman
Top 25 Superhero Movies
Official Entry

BATMAN BEGINS
2005 • Christopher Nolan
100 Greatest Movie Villains: R'as al Ghul
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Batman
Top 25 Superhero Movies
Official Entry

BATMAN BEYOND: RETURN OF THE JOKER
2000 • Curt Geda
Top 25 Superhero Movies

BATMAN RETURNS
1992 • Tim Burton
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Catwoman
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Batman
Top 25 Superhero Movies
Official Entry
25 Essential Christmas Films

BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM
1993 • Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Joker
Top 25 Superhero Movies
Official Entry

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS
2013 • Jay Oliva
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Non-Theatrical Release

BATMAN: THE MOVIE
1966 • Leslie H. Martinson
Official Entry

BATMAN: UNDER THE RED HOOD
2010 • Brandon Vietti
Top 25 Superhero Movies

THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS
1966 • Gillo Pontecorvo
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY
1942 • John Ford
Official Entry

THE BEAST FROM 20,000 FATHOMS
1953 • Eugène Lourié
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Beast

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
2012 • Behn Zeitlin
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Limited Theatrical Release

A BEAUTIFUL MIND
2001 • Ron Howard
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
1991 • Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

BEETLEJUICE
1988 • Tim Burton
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Beetlejuice

BEFORE MIDNIGHT
2013 • Richard Linklater
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

BEFORE SUNRISE
1995 • Richard Linklater
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

BEFORE SUNSET
2004 • Richard Linklater
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE
1946 • Jean Cocteau
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

BEN-HUR
1959 • William Wyler
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Judah Ben-Hur
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
Official Entry

THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES
1946 • William Wyler
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

BICYCLE THIEVES
1948 • Vittorio de Sica
100 Greatest Films of All Time

THE BIG LEBOWSKI
1998 • Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE BIG SHORT
2015 • Adam McKay
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Film Editing: Hank Corwin

THE BIG SLEEP
1946 • Howard Hawks
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Phillip Marlowe

THE BIRDCAGE
1996 • Mike Nichols
The Essential Robin Williams 

BIRDMAN (OR THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE)
2014 • Alejandro G. Iñárritu
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Leading Role - Michael Keaton

THE BIRDS
1963 • Alfred Hitchcock
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE BISHOP'S WIFE
1947 • Henry Coster
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
25 Essential Christmas Films

BLACK SABBATH
1964 • Mario Bava
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

BLACK SWAN
2010 • Darren Aronofsky
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Best Cinematography: Matthew Libatique
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

BLACKFISH
2013 • Gabriela Cowperthwaite
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Documentary Feature

BLADE II
2002 • Guillermo del Toro
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters:  The Reapers

BLADE RUNNER
1982 • Ridley Scott
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Roy Batty
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT
1999 • Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

BLAZING SADDLES
1974 • Mel Brooks
The Essential Gene Wilder

THE BLOB
1958 • Irvin Yeaworth
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Blob

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR
2013 • Abdellatif Kechiche
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Foreign Language Feature

BLUE JASMINE
2013 • Woody Allen
Official Entry
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actress in a Lead Role: Cate Blanchett

BLUE VALENTINE
2010 • Derek Cianfrance
2010 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Limited Theatrical Release

BLUE VELVET
1986 • David Lynch
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Frank Booth
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE BLUES BROTHERS
1980 • John Landis
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Jake & Elwood Blues

BONNIE & CLYDE
1967 • Arthur Penn
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

BOOGIE NIGHTS
1997 • Paul Thomas Anderson
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE BOURNE IDENTITY
2002 • Doug Liman
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Jason Bourne

THE BOURNE SUPREMACY
2004 • Paul Greengrass
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Jason Bourne

THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM
2007 • Paul Greengrass
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Jason Bourne

BOYHOOD
2015 • Richard Linklater
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Film of the Year
• Best Director - Richard Linklater
• Best Film Editing - Sandra Adair

BOYS TOWN
1938 • Norman Taurog
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Father Flanagan

BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA
1992 • Francis Ford Coppola
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Count Dracula
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Count Dracula
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

BRAVEHEART
1995 • Mel Gibson
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: William Wallace
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

BRAZIL
1985 • Terry Gilliam

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
1961 • Blake Edwards
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

BREATHLESS
1960 • Jean-Luc Godard
5 Criterion Collection Films You Should Buy

BRICK
2005 • Rian Johnson
Essential Film of the Day - August 10, 2015

BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN
1935 • James Whale
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Monster's Mate



THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI
1957 • David Lean
100 Greatest Films of All Time
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
1995 • Clint Eastwood
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

BRIEF ENCOUNTER
1945 • David Lean
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

BRINGING UP BABY
1938 • Howard Hawks
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE BROADWAY MELODY
1929 • Irving Thalberg, Lawrence Weingarten
Official Entry

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
2005 • Ang Lee
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

BULLITT
1968 • Peter Yates
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Frank Bullitt

BURIED
2010 • Rodrigo Cortes
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID
1969 • George Roy Hill
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
2012 • Drew Goddard
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Army of Nightmare Creatures
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Horror Film
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI
1922 • Robert Wiene
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CANDYMAN
1992 • Bernard Rose
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Candyman
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Candyman

CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST
1980 • Ruggero Deodato
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CAPE FEAR
1962 • J. Lee Thompson
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Max Cady

CAPE FEAR
1991 • Martin Scorsese
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Max Cady

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
2016 • Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Blockbuster Film

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER
2011 • Joe Johnston
Top 25 Superhero Movies
Official Entry

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS
2013 • Paul Greengrass
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Action/Adventure Film

CARNIVAL OF SOULS
1962 • Herk Harvey
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CAROL
2015 • Todd Haynes
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection

CARRIE
1976 • Brian de Palma
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CASABLANCA
1942 • Michael Curtiz
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Rick Blaine
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
Official Entry
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
Podcast Episode

CASINO ROYALE
2006 • Martin Campbell
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: James Bond

CAT PEOPLE
1942 • Jacques Tourneur
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
2002 • Steven Spielberg
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg

LE CERCLE ROUGE
1970 • Jean-Pierre Melville
Official Entry

THE CHANGELING
1980 • Peter Medak
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CHARADE
1963 • Stanley Donen
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

CHASING AMY
1997 • Kevin Smith
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

CHILDREN OF MEN
2006 • Alfonso Cuaron
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Theo Faron
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

CHINATOWN
1974 • Roman Polanski
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Noah Cross
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
1938 • Edwin L. Marin
25 Essential Christmas Films

CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT
1945 • Peter Godfrey
Official Entry
25 Essential Christmas Films

A CHRISTMAS STORY
1983 • Bob Clark
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
25 Essential Christmas Films

CHUNGKING EXPRESS
1994 • Kar Wai Wong
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

CINDERELLA
1950 • Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

CITIZEN KANE
1941 • Orson Welles
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
Official Entry
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
Podcast Episode

CITY LIGHTS
1931 • Charles Chaplin
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Tramp
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

CITY OF GOD
2002 • Fernando Meirelles
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

CLASH OF THE TITANS
1981 • Desmond Davis
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Medusa

CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
1994 • Phillip Noyce
The Essential Tom Clancy Trilogy

CLEOPATRA
1963 • Joseph L. Mankiewicz
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
1972 • Stanley Kubrick
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Alex DeLarge
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND
1977 • Steven Spielberg
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

CLOUD ATLAS
2012 • Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Film Editing
• Best MakeUp Effects
• Best Music - Original Score

CLOVERFIELD
2008 • Matt Reeves
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Cloverfield Monster

COLLATERAL
2004 • Michael Mann
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Vincent

CONAN THE BARBARIAN
1982 • John Milius
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Essential Films

THE CONJURING
2013 • James Wan
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Genre Film - Horror
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Bathsheba
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CONTACT
1997 • Robert Zemeckis

THE CONVERSATION
1974 • Francis Ford Coppola
100 Greatest Films of All Time
Essential Film of the Day - July 26, 2015
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

COOL HAND LUKE
1967 • Stuart Rosenberg
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Luke Jackson
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

CORALINE
2009 • Henry Selick
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Other Mother
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection

CORPSE BRIDE
2005 • Tim Burton
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE COVE
2009 • Louie Psihoyos
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Documentary Film

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON
1954 • Jack Arnold
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Gill-Man
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

CREED
2015 • Ryan Coogler
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Sylvester Stallone

CREEPSHOW
1982 • George Romero
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

THE CROW
1994 • Alex Proyas
Top 25 Superhero Movies

CURFEW
2012 • Shawn Christensen
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Live Action Short

THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN
1957 • Terence Fischer
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Monster
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
2013 • Jean-Marc Vallee
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jared Leto

DANCES WITH WOLVES
1990 • Kevin Costner
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

DARK CITY
1998 • Alex Proyas
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Strangers
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

THE DARK KNIGHT
2008 • Christopher Nolan
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Harvey Two-Face
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Joker
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Batman
Top 25 Superhero Movies
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
Official Entry
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
2012 • Christopher Nolan
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Tom Hardy
• Best Stunt Choreography

DAS BOOT
1981 • Wolfgang Petersen
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

DAWN OF THE DEAD
1978 • George Romero
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Living Dead
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

DAY & NIGHT
2010 • Teddy Newton
2010 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Short Film - Animated

THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
1951 • Robert Wise
100 Greatest Films of All Time
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

DEAD ALIVE
1992 • Peter Jackson
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

DEAD POETS SOCIETY
1989 • Peter Weir
The Essential Robin Williams 

DEATH PROOF
2007 • Quentin Tarantino
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Stuntman Mike
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

DEEP RED
1975 • Dario Argento
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

DEAD RINGERS
1988 • David Croneneberg
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

DEADPOOL
2016 • Tim Miller
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Action/Adventure Film

THE DEER HUNTER
1978 • Michael Cimino
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
Official Entry

THE DEPARTED
2006 • Martin Scorsese
100 Greatest Films of All Time
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

THE DESCENDANTS
2011 • Alexander Payne
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection

THE DESCENT
2006 • Neil Marshall
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Dwellers
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

DESTRY RIDES AGAIN
1939 • George Marshall
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Tom Destry Jr.

DIABOLIQUE
1955 • Henri-Georges Clouzot
31 Essential Halloween Films
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition'

DIAL M FOR MURDER
1954 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

DIE HARD
1988 • John McTiernan
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Hans Gruber
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: John McLaine
25 Essential Christmas Films
The Essential Alan Rickman
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

DIRTY HARRY
1971 • Don Siegel
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Detective Harry Calahan

DISTRICT 9
2009 • Neil Blomkamp
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Prawns
100 Essential Science Fiction Films
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection

THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY
2007 • Julian Schnabel
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

DJANGO UNCHAINED
2012 • Quentin Tarantino
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Ensemble Cast
• Best Screenplay: Original Material - Quentin Tarantino

DO THE RIGHT THING
1989 • Spike Lee
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

DOCTOR STRANGE
2016 • Scott Derrickson
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Visual Effects

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
1965 • David Lean
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The Essential Omar Sharif

DODSWORTH
1936 • William Wyler
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

DOG DAY AFTERNOON
1975 • Sidney Lumet
100 Greatest Films of All Time
The Essential Films of Sidney Lumet

DOGMA
1999 • Kevin Smith
The Essential Alan Rickman

DOGTOOTH
2010 • Giorgos Lanthimos
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Foreign Film of the Year

DONNIE DARKO
2001 • Richard Kelly
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

DON'T LOOK NOW
1973 • Nicholas Roeg
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

DOUBLE INDEMNITY
1944 • Billy Wilder
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Phyllis Dietrichson
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE
1920 • John S. Robertson
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition

DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE
1931 • Rouben Mamoulian
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Mr. Hyde
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Mr. Hyde

DR. NO
1962 • Terence Young
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: James Bond

DR. STRANGELOVE, OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB
1964 • Stanley Kubrick
100 Greatest Films of All Time
Top 20 End of the World Movies
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

DRACULA
1931 • Tod Browning
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Count Dracula
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Count Dracula
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE
1968 • Freddie Francis
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS
1966 • Terrence Fisher
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

DRAG ME TO HELL
2009 • Sam Raimi
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

DRAGONSLAYER
1981 • Matthew Robbins
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Vermithrax Pejorative

DRIVE
2011 • Nicholas Winding Refn
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Albert Brooks
• Best Ensemble Cast
• Best Cinematography: Newton Thomas Siegel
• Best Music - Soundtrack
• Best Sound Design
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

DUNE
1984 • David Lynch
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
1982 • Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Films of All Time
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
2016 • Kelly Fremon Craig
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actress in a Lead Role - Comedy/Musical: Hailee Steinfeld

EDGE OF TOMORROW
2014 • Doug Liman
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
1990 • Tim Burton
100 Greatest Films of All Time
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
25 Essential Christmas Films

THE ELEPHANT MAN
1980 • David Lynch
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

ELF
2003 • Jon Favreau
25 Essential Christmas Films

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
1980 • Irvin Kershner
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Emperor
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Darth Vader
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Luke Skywalker
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Han Solo
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

ENEMY
2014 • Denis Villeneuve
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Limited Theatrical Release

THE ENGLISH PATIENT
1996 • Anthony Minghella
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

ENOUGH SAID
2013 • Nicole Holofcener
James Gandolfini - The Essentials

ENTER THE DRAGON
1973 • Robert Clouse
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Lee

ERASERHEAD
1977 • David Lynch
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK
1981 • John Carpenter
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
2004 • Michel Gondry
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

EUROPA REPORT
2013 • Sebastián Cordero
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

EVENT HORIZON
1997 • Paul W.S. Anderson
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Science Fiction Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE EVIL DEAD
1981 • Sam Raimi
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Ash
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Deadites
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

EVIL DEAD
2013 • Fede Alvarez
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

EVIL DEAD II
1987 • Sam Rami
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Ash
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Deadites
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

EX MACHINA
2015 • Alex Garland
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Alicia Vikander
• Best Screenplay - Original Material: Alex Garland
• Best Visual Effects
• Best Science Fiction Film

THE EXORCIST
1973 • William Friedkin
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Regan MacNeil
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Father Merrin & Father Karras
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Regan
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

EYES WITHOUT A FACE
1960 • Georges Franju
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

A FACE IN THE CROWD
1957 • Elia Kazan
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

FAHRENHEIT 451
1966 • François Truffaut
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

FAIL-SAFE
1964 • Sidney Lumet
Top 20 End of the World Movies
The Essential Films of Sidney Lumet

FANNY & ALEXANDER
1982 • Ingmar Bergman
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

FANTASTIC MR. FOX
2009 • Wes Anderson
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection

FANTASTIC VOYAGE
1966 • Richard Fleischer
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

FARGO
1996 • Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Marge Gunderson
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

FAST FIVE
2011 • Justin Lin
Paul Walker's Essential Films

FAST & FURIOUS 6
2013 • Justin Lin
Paul Walker's Essential Films

FATAL ATTRACTION
1987 • Adrian Lyne
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Alex Forest

FEAST
2014 • Patrick Osborne
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Animated Short Film

FENCES
2016 • Denzel Washington
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actress in a Lead Role - Drama: Viola Davis

THE FIFTH ELEMENT
1997 • Luc Besson
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

FIGHT CLUB
1999 • David Fincher
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Tyler Durden
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE FIGHTER
2010 • David O. Russell
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christian Bale
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Amy Adams

FINDING NEMO
2003 • Andrew Stanton
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Marlin & Dory

FIRST BLOOD
1982 • Ted Kotcheff
100 Greatest Movie Heroes:  John Rambo

THE FISHER KING
1991 • Terry Gilliam
The Essential Robin Williams 

A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS
1964 • Sergio Leone
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: "The Man With No Name"

FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS
2006 • Clint Eastwood
Paul Walker's Essential Films

THE FLY
1988 • David Cronenberg
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Brundlefly

THE FOG
1980 • John Carpenter
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE
1965 • Sergio Leone
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: "The Man With No Name"

FORBIDDEN PLANET
1956 • Fred M. Wilcox
The Essential Films of Leslie Nielsen
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Id Monster

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT
1940 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL
2008 • Nicholas Stoller
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

FORREST GUMP
1994 • Robert Zemeckis
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Forrest Gump
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL
1994 • Mike Newell
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

FRAILTY
2000 • Bill Paxton
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

FRANKENSTEIN
1931 • James Whale
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Monster

FREAKS
1932 • Tod Browning
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

THE FRENCH CONNECTION
1971 • William Friedkin
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Popeye Doyle
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

FRIDAY THE 13th
1980 • Sean S. Cunningham
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Jason Vorhees (for appearance in the entire series)
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

FRIDAY THE 13th: PART 2
1981 • Steve Miner
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

FRIDAY THE 13th: THE FINAL CHAPTER
1984 • Joseph Zito
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Jason Vorhees
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

FRIGHT NIGHT
1985 • Tom Holland
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Jerry Dandridge

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
1996 • Robert Rodriguez
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
1953 • Fred Zinnemann
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
1963 • Terence Young
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Blofeld
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: James Bond

FROZEN
2013 • Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Animated Feature

FRUITVALE STATION
2013 • Ryan Coogler
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection

THE FUGITIVE
1993 • Andrew Davis
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
Official Entry

FULL METAL JACKET
1987 • Stanley Kubrick
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

FUNNY GIRL
1968 • William Wyler
The Essential Omar Sharif

FURIOUS 7
2015 • James Wan
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Music - Original Song: "See You Again"

GALAXY QUEST
1999 • Dean Parisot
The Essential Alan Rickman

GANDHI
1983 • Richard Attenborough
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Mahatma Gandhi
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

GATTACA
1997 • Andrew Niccol

GET SHORTY
1995 • Barry Sonnenfeld
James Gandolfini - The Essentials
The Essential Dennis Farina Watchlist

GHOST
1990 • Jerry Zucker
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE GHOST AND MRS. MUIR
1947 • Joseph L. Mankiewicz
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

GHOST IN THE SHELL
1995 • Mamoru Oshii

GHOSTBUSTERS
1984 • Ivan Reitman
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Ghostbusters
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Terror Dogs, Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man

GIGI
1958 • Vincente Minelli
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
2009 • Niels Arden Oplev
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection
• Best Actress in a Leading Role: Noomi Rapace

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
2011 • David Fincher
Official Entry

GLADIATOR
2000 • Ridley Scott
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Commodus
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Maximus
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

THE GODFATHER
1972 • Francis Ford Coppola
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Michael Corleone
Official Entry
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
Essential Film of the Day - August 11, 2015
Podcast Episode

THE GODFATHER, PART II
1974 • Francis Ford Coppola
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Michael Corleone
Official Entry
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

THE GODFATHER, PART III
1990 • Francis Ford Coppola
RIP Eli Wallach

GODZILLA
1954 • Ishirô Honda
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Godzilla
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Godzilla

GOLDENEYE
1995 • Martin Campbell
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: James Bond

GOLDFINGER
1964 • Guy Hamilton
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Auric Goldfinger
100 Greatest Movie Heroes:  James Bond

THE GOLEM
1920 • Carl Boese, Paul Wegener
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

GONE GIRL
2014 • David Fincher
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actress in a Leading Role - Rosamund Pike
• Best Screenplay: Adapted or Historical Material - Gillian Flynn

GONE WITH THE WIND
1939 • Victor Fleming
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM
1987 • Barry Levinson
The Essential Robin Williams 

GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK
2007 • George Clooney
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Edward R. Murrow

GOOD WILL HUNTING
1997 • Gus Van Sant
The Essential Robin Williams 

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY
1966 • Sergio Leone
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: "The Man With No Name"
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

GOODBYE, MR. CHIPS
1939 • Sam Wood
Official Entry

GOODFELLAS
1990 • Martin Scorsese
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

GRAN TORINO
2008 • Clint Eastwood
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Walt Kowalski

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
2014 • Wes Anderson
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Ensemble Cast - Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, F. Murray Abraham, Edward Norton, Jason Schwartzman, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Owen Wilson, Harvey Keitel, Tony Revolori
• Best Comedy Film

GRAND ILLUSION
1937 • Jean Renoir
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE GRAPES OF WRATH
1940 • John Ford
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Tom Joad

GRAVITY
2013 • Alfonso Cuaron
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Film of the Year
• Best Actress in a Lead Role - Sandra Bullock (Tie with BLUE JASMINE)
• Best Director - Alfonso Cuaron
• Best Editing - Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger
• Best Visual Effects - Timothy Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk, Neil Corbould
• Best Music: Original Score - Steven Price
• Best Sound Design - Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead, Chris Munro, Glenn Freemantle
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

THE GREAT DICTATOR
1940 • Charles Chaplin
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

GREEN ROOM
2016 • Jeremy Saulnier
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Patrick Stewart
• Best Horror or Thriller Film

GREMLINS
1984 • Joe Dante
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
25 Essential Christmas Films
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Gremlins

THE GREY
2012 • Joe Carnahan
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Wolves

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
2014 • James Gunn
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Visual Effects
• Best Make-Up Effects
• Best Music, Soundtrack Compilation
• Best Voice Acting Performance - Bradley Cooper as "Rocket"

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
1967 • Stanley Kramer
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

HACKSAW RIDGE
2016 • Mel Gibson
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Stunts/Stunt Choreography

HAIL, CAESAR!
2016 • Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Ensemble
• Best Production Design

HALLOWEEN
1978 • John Carpenter
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Michael Myers
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Michael Myers
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition
Podcast

HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH
1982 • Tommy Lee Wallace

THE HANDMAIDEN
2016 • Park Chan-Wook
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Foreign Language Film

THE HANGOVER
2009 • Todd Phillips
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Comedy Film

HANNAH AND HER SISTERS
1986 • Woody Allen
3 Essential Thanksgiving Films
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

HARAKIRI
1962 • Masaki Kobayashi
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

HAROLD AND MAUDE
1971 • Hal Ashby
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS
2002 • Chris Columbus
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Basilisk
The Essential Alan Rickman

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART I
2010 • David Yates
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Best Make-Up Effects
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
The Essential Alan Rickman

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART II
2011 • David Yates
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Fantasy Film
The Essential Alan Rickman

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE
2005 • Mike Newell
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Lord Voldemort
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Hungarian Horntail
The Essential Alan Rickman

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
2009 • David Yates
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
The Essential Alan Rickman
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Cinematography
• Best Music - Original Score
• Best Fantasy Film

HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
2007 • David Yates
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Lord Voldemort
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
The Essential Alan Rickman

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
2004 • Alfonso Cuaron
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Dementors
The Essential Alan Rickman

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
2001 • Chris Columbus
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Lord Voldemort
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Harry Potter
The Essential Alan Rickman

THE HATEFUL EIGHT
2015 • Quentin Tarantino
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Ensemble Cast
• Best Cinematography: Robert Richardson

THE HAUNTING
1963 • Robert Wise
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

HEAT
1995 • Michael Mann
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE HEIRESS
1949 • William Wyler
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

HELIUM
2013 • Anders Walter
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Live Action Short

HELL OR HIGH WATER
2016 • David MacKenzie
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection

HELLBOY
2004 • Guillermo del Toro
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Hellboy

HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY
2008 • Guillermo del Toro
Top 25 Superhero Movies
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Hellboy

HELLRAISER
1987 • Clive Barker
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Pinhead

HER
2013 • Spike Jonze
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Screenplay - Original Material: Spike Jonze
• Best Song: "The Moon Song" - Karen O. (music & lyrics), Spike Jonze (lyrics)
• Special Achievement - Best Voice Acting: Scarlett Johansson

HIGH AND LOW
1963 • Akira Kurosawa
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

HIGH NOON
1952 • Fred Zinnemann
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Marshall Will Kane

HIS GIRL FRIDAY
1940 • Howard Hawks
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY
2012 • Peter Jackson
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG
2013 • Peter Jackson
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Make-Up Effects
• Best Genre Film - Fantasy
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Smaug
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF FIVE ARMIES
2014 • Peter Jackson
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

HOLIDAY INN
1942 • Mark Sandrich
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
25 Essential Christmas Films

HOLY MOTORS
2012 • Leos Carax
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Fantasy Film

HOME ALONE
1990 • Chris Columbus
25 Essential Christmas Films

HOOP DREAMS
1994 • Steve James
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

HORROR OF DRACULA
1958 • Terence Fisher
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Count Dracula
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Count Dracula
Essential Film of the Day - July 8, 2015
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE HOST
2006 • Bong Joon-ho
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Fish Mutant

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
1939 • Sidney Lanfield
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Sherlock Holmes

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
1959 • Terrence Fisher
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL
2009 • Ti West
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL
1959 • William Castle
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

HOW THE WEST WAS WON
1962 • John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall
Official Entry

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
2010 • Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Best Fantasy Film

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
2014 • Dean DeBlois
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Fantasy Film

HUGO
2011 • Martin Scorsese
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE HUNGER
1983 • Tony Scott
The Essential David Bowie

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE
2013 • Francis Lawrence
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Visual Design

THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER
1990 • John McTiernan
The Essential Tom Clancy Trilogy

THE HURT LOCKER
2009 • Kathryn Bigelow
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection
• Best Film Editing

THE HUSTLER
1961 • Robert Rossen
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE
1943 • Jacques Tourneur
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

IDA
2014 • Pawel Pawlikowski
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Foreign Language Film
• Best Cinematography - Ryszard Lenczewski, Lukasz Zal

IKIRU
1952 • Akira Kurosawa
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

IN A LONELY PLACE
1950 • Nicholas Ray
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

IN AMERICA
2002 • Jim Sheridan
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
1967 • Norman Jewison
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Detective Virgil Tibbs
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE
2000 • Kar Wai Wong
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS
1994 • John Carpenter
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

INCEPTION
2010 • Christopher Nolan
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Best Film of the Year
• Best Director: Christopher Nolan
• Best Screenplay, Original Material: Christopher Nolan
• Best Film Editing: Lee Smith
• Best Visual Effects
• Best Stunts
• Best Musical Score: Hans Zimmer
• Best Science Fiction Film
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
Official Entry
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH
2006 • Davis Guggenheim
Top 20 End of the World Movies

THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN
1957 • Jack Arnold
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Spider

THE INCREDIBLES
2004 • Brad Bird
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Incredibles
Top 25 Superhero Movies

INDEPENDENCE DAY
1996 • Roland Emmerich
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE
1989 • Steven Spielberg
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Indiana Jones

INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
1984 • Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Indiana Jones

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
2009 • Quentin Tarantino
Official Entry
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Col. Hans Landa
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Shosanna Dreyfuss
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection
• Best Film of the Year
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Christoph Waltz
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Melanie Laurent
• Best Ensemble
• Best Director
• Best Screenplay - Original Material
• Best Soundtrack
• Best Action/Adventure Film

THE INNOCENTS
1961 • Jack Clayton
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

INSIDE [À l'intérieur]
2007 • Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS
2013 • Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection

INSIDE MAN
2006 • Spike Lee
Official Entry

INSIDE OUT
2015 • Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Animated Feature Film
• Best Voice Acting Performance: Amy Poehler as "Joy"

INSIDIOUS
2010 • James Wan
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Red Demon
2010 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Horror Film

INSOMNIA
2002 • Christopher Nolan
The Essential Robin Williams 

THE INTERRUPTERS
2011 • Steve James
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Documentary Feature

INTERSTELLAR
2014 • Christopher Nolan
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Music: Original Score - Hans Zimmer
• Best Science Fiction Film

INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE: THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES
1994 • Neil Jordan
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition

INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS
1956 • Don Siegel
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Pod People

INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS
1978 • Philip Kaufman
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Pod People

THE INVISIBLE MAN
1932 • James Whale
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Dr. Jack Griffin/The Invisible Man
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE IRON GIANT
1999 • Brad Bird
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Iron Giant

IRON MAN
2008 • Jon Favreau
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Tony Stark
Top 25 Superhero Movies
Official Entry

ISLAND OF LOST SOULS
1932 • Earl C. Kenton
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Beast Men

IT FOLLOWS
2015 • David Robert Mitchell
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Music - Original Score: Disasterpiece
• Best Horror/Thriller Film
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT
1934 • Frank Capra
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
Essential Film of the Day - July 12, 2015

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
1946 • Frank Capra
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Mr. Potter
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: George Bailey
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
25 Essential Christmas Films
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

JACOB'S LADDER
1990 • Adrian Lyne
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS
1963 • Don Chaffey
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Talos, The Skeleton Army

JAWS
1975 • Steve Spielberg
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Shark
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Chief Brody, Martin Hooper and Quint
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Shark
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition
Podcast

JOHNNY GUITAR
1954 • Nicholas Ray
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

JOY RIDE
2001 • John Dahl
Paul Walker's Essential Films

JOYEUX NOËL
2005 • Christian Carion
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
25 Essential Christmas Films

JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG
1961 • Stanley Kramer
100 Greatest Films of All Time

JULES ET JIM
1962 • François Truffaut
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

JURASSIC PARK
1993 • Steven Spielberg
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Velociraptors, The T-Rex

JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE NEW FRONTIER
2008 • Dave Bullock
Top 25 Superhero Movies

THE KARATE KID
1984 • John G. Avildsen
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Johnny Lawrence
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Daniel Larusso

KICK-ASS
2010 • Matthew Vaughn
Official Entry
Top 25 Superhero Movies

KILL BILL VOL. 1
2003 • Quentin Tarantino
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Elle Driver
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Bill
Official Entry

KILL BILL VOL. 2
2004 • Quentin Tarantino
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Elle Driver
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Bill
Official Entry

KING KONG
1933 • Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Kong

THE KING'S SPEECH
2010 • Tom Hooper
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Firth
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
1997 • Curtis Hanson
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

LA LA LAND
2016 • Damien Chazelle
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Film of the Year - Comedy/Musical
• Best Director
• Best Sound Design

LABYRINTH
1986 • Jim Henson
The Essential David Bowie

LADY AND THE TRAMP
1955 • Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE LADY EVE
1941 • Preston Sturges
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE LADY VANISHES
1938 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

THE LAST MAN ON EARTH
1964 • Ubaldo Ragona
Top 20 End of the World Movies
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition

THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
1992 • Michael Mann
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Hawkeye (Nathaniel Poe)

LAST TANGO IN PARIS
1972 • Bernardo Bertolucci
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST
1988 • Martin Scorsese
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The Essential David Bowie

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
1962 • David Lean
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: T.E. Lawrence
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners
The Essential Omar Sharif

LE SAMOURAÏ
1967 • Jean-Pierre Melville
Official Entry
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

LEGEND
1985 • Ridley Scott
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Prince of Darkness

THE LEGEND OF BEAVER DAM
2010 • Jerome Sable, Eli Batalion
2010 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Short Film - Live Action

THE LEGO MOVIE
2014 • Chris Miller, Phil Lord
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Animated Film
• Best Music, Original Song - "Everything is Awesome"

LÉON: THE PROFESSIONAL
1994 • Luc Besson
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Stansfield
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Léon
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

LES MISÉRABLES
2012 • Tom Hooper
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Anne Hathaway
• Best Visual Design

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN
2008 • Tomas Alfredson
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Eli
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

LETHAL WEAPON
1987 • Richard Donner
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Riggs & Murtaugh

LETHAL WEAPON 2
1989 • Richard Donner
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Riggs & Murtaugh

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP
1943 • Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
1997 • Roberto Begnini
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Guido Orefice
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

LIFE ITSELF
2014 • Steve James
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Documentary Feature

LIFE OF PI
2012 • Ang Lee
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Visual Effects

LIFEBOAT
1944 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

LINCOLN
2012 • Steven Spielberg
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actor in a Lead Role - Daniel Day Lewis

THE LION KING
1994 • Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Scar
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Simba

LITTLE CAESAR
1931 • Mervyn LeRoy
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Caesar Enrico "Rico" Bandetto

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
1986 • Frank Oz
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Audrey II

THE LONG GOODBYE
1973 • Robert Altman
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Phillip Marlowe
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Essential Films

LOOPER
2012 • Rian Johnson
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
2001 • Peter Jackson
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Sauron
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Aragorn
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Frodo Baggins
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Cave Troll
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Balrog
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING
2003 • Peter Jackson
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Gollum
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Sauron
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Aragorn
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Frodo Baggins
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Shelob
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS
2002 • Peter Jackson
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Gollum
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Sauron
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Aragorn
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Frodo Baggins
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE LOST BOYS
1987 • Joel Schumacher
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: David

LOST IN TRANSLATION
2003 • Sofia Coppola
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

LOVE ACTUALLY
2003 • Richard Curtis
The Essential Alan Rickman

M
1931 • Fritz Lang
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Hans Beckert
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

M*A*S*H
1970 • Robert Altman
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE MACHINIST
2004 • Brad Anderson
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

MAD MAX
1979 • George Miller
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Max Rockatansky

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Film of the Year
• Best Director: George Miller
• Best Costumes
• Best Stunts & Stunt Choreography
• Best Make-Up
• Best Sound Design
• Best Action/Adventure Film

MAD MAX: THE ROAD WARRIOR
1981 • George Miller
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Max Rockatansky

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN
1960 • John Sturges
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Magnificent Seven

MAGNOLIA
1999 • Paul Thomas Anderson
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW
1937 • Leo McCarey
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE MALTESE FALCON
1941 • John Huston
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Sam Spade
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

A MAN ESCAPED
1956 • Robert Bresson
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH
1976 • Nicholas Roeg
The Essential David Bowie

THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
1956 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
1962 • John Ford
7 Essential John Wayne Films
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE
2001 • Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
James Gandolfini - The Essentials

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN
1974 • Guy Hamilton
Official Entry
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
2016 • Kenneth Lonergan
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Film of the Year - Drama
• Best Actor in a Lead Role - Drama: Casey Affleck

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE
1962 • John Frankenheimer
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Mrs Iselin

MANHATTAN
1979 • Woody Allen
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

MANHUNTER
1986 • Michael Mann
The Essential Dennis Farina Watchlist

MARATHON MAN
1976 • John Schlesinger
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Dr. Szell

THE MARK OF ZORRO
1940 • Rouben Mamoulian
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Zorro

THE MARTIAN
2015 • Ridley Scott
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Screenplay - Adapted or Historical Material: Drew Goddard
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

MARTY
1955 • Delbert Mann
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE MATRIX
1999 • Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Agent Smith
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Neo
Official Entry

A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
1946 • Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

MEET JOHN DOE
1941 • Frank Capra
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: John Willoughby
25 Essential Christmas Films

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
1944 • Vicente Minnelli
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
25 Essential Christmas Films

MEMENTO
2001 • Christopher Nolan
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

MEN IN BLACK
1997 • Barry Sonnenfeld
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: "Edgar"

MERRY CHRISTMAS MR. LAWRENCE
1983 • Nagisa Oshima
The Essential David Bowie

THE MESSENGER
2009 • Oren Moverman
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Film - Limited Theatrical Release

METROPOLIS
1927 • Fritz Lang
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

MIDNIGHT COWBOY
1969 • John Schlesinger
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

MIDNIGHT EXPRESS
1978 • Alan Parker
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
2011 • Woody Allen
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Screenplay - Original Material: Woody Allen

MIDNIGHT RUN
1988 • Martin Brest
The Essential Dennis Farina Watchlist

MILLION DOLLAR BABY
2004 • Clint Eastwood
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

MINORITY REPORT
2002 • Steven Spielberg
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg

MIRACLE
2004 • Gavin O'Connor
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
1947 • George Seaton
3 Essential Thanksgiving Films
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
25 Essential Christmas Films
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE MIRACLE WORKER
1962 • Arthur Penn
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Annie Sullivan

MISERY
1990 • Rob Reiner
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Annie Wilkes
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - GHOST PROTOCOL
2011 • Brad Bird
Official Entry
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Stunts/Stunt Choreography

THE MIST
2007 • Frank Darabont
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Monsters in the Mist
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

MOANA
2016 • Ron Clements, John Musker
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Animated Feature

MODERN TIMES
1936 • Charles Chaplin
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

MONEYBALL
2011 • Bennett Miller
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Screenplay - Adapted Material: Steve Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin

MONSTER HOUSE
2006 • Gil Kenan
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The House

THE MONSTER SQUAD
1987 • Fred Dekker
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

MONSTERS
2010 • Gareth Edwards
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Creatures

MOON
2009 • Duncan Jones
100 Essential Science Fiction Films
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Leading Role - Sam Rockwell
• Best Science Fiction Film
• Best Voice Actor - Kevin Spacey

MOONLIGHT
2016 • Barry Jenkins
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Naomie Harris

MOONRISE KINGDOM
2012 • Wes Anderson
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Film - Comedy

THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
1932 • Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack
Official Entry

MOULIN ROUGE
2001 • Baz Luhrmann
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

MR. HUBLOT
2013 • Laurent Witz, Alexandre Espigares
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Animated Short

MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON
1939 • Frank Capra
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Jefferson Smith

MRS. DOUBTFIRE
1993 • Chris Columbus
The Essential Robin Williams 

MRS. MINIVER
1942 • William Wyler
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

MULHOLLAND DRIVE
2001 • David Lynch
Essential Film of the Day - July 16, 2015
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE MUMMY
1932 • Karl Freund
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Imhotep

THE MUMMY
1959 • Terrence Fisher
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL
1992 • Brian Henson
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
25 Essential Christmas Films

MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
1935 • Frank Lloyd
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Captain Bligh
Official Entry

MY DARLING CLEMENTINE
1946 • John Ford
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Wyatt Earp & Doc Holiday

MY FAIR LADY
1964 • George Cukor
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

MY MAN GODFREY
1936 • Gregory La Cava
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

MY WEEK WITH MARILYN
2011 • Simon Curtis
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actress in a Leading Role: Michelle Williams

THE NAKED GUN: FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD!
1988 • David Zucker
The Essential Films of Leslie Nielsen

NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION
1989 • Jeremiah S. Chechik
25 Essential Christmas Films

NAUSICAÄ OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND
1984 • Hayao Miyazaki
Official Entry

NEAR DARK
1987 • Kathryn Bigelow
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Vampire Gang

NEBRASKA
2013 • Alexander Payne
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection

THE NEON DEMON
2016 • Nicolas Winding Refn
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Cinematography

NETWORK
1976 • Sidney Lumet
The Essential Films of Sidney Lumet

NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: THE ELM STREET LEGACY
2010 • Andrew Kasch
2010 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Documentary

THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER
1955 • Charles Laughton
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Reverend Harry Powell
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
1968 • George Romero
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Living Dead, a.k.a "Those Things"
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Living Dead
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

NIGHTCRAWLER
2014 • Dan Gilroy
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Rene Russo
• Best Screenplay: Original Material - Dan Gilroy

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS
1993 • Henry Selick
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Oogie-Boogie
25 Essential Christmas Films
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Oogie Boogie Man

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET
1984 • Wes Craven
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Freddy Krueger
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Freddy Krueger
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: THE DREAM WARRIORS
1987 • Chuck Russell
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Freddy Krueger
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

NIGHTS OF CABIRIA
1957 • Federico Fellini
Official Entry

NINOTCHKA
1939 • Ernst Lubitsch
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN
2007 • Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Anton Chigurh
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS
2016 • Tom Ford
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Music - Original Score

NORTH BY NORTHWEST
1959 • Alfred Hitchcock
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

NOSFERATU
1922 • F.W. Murnau
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Count Orlock
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

NOTORIOUS
1946 • Alfred Hitchcock
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

NOW, VOYAGER
1942 • Irving Rapper
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA
2016 • Ezra Edelman
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Documentary

OLDBOY
2003 • Park Chan-Wook
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Woo-Jin Lee
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE OMEN
1976 • Richard Donner
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE
1969 • Peter R. Hunt
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Blofeld
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: James Bond

ON THE WATERFRONT
1954 • Elia Kazan
100 Greatest Films of All Time
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

ONCE
2006 • John Carney
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA
1984 • Sergio Leone
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST
1968 • Sergio Leone
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Frank
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
1975 • Milos Forman
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Nurse Ratched
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

ONE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS
1961 • Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Cruella de Vil

THE OTHERS
2001 • Alejandro Amenábar
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

OUT OF SIGHT
1998 • Steven Soderbergh
The Essential Dennis Farina Watchlist

PACIFIC RIM
2013 • Guillermo del Toro
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Kaiju

PAN'S LABYRINTH
2007 • Guillermo del Toro
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Captain Vidal
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Pale Man
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

PANDORA'S BOX
1929 • Georg Willhelm Pabst
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

PAPERMAN
2012 • John Kahrs
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Animated Short

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY
2009 • Oren Peli
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

PARANORMAN
2012 • Chris Butler, Sam Fell
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

PARIS, TEXAS
1984 • Wim Wenders
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

PARTLY CLOUDY
2009 • Peter Sohn
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Animated Short Film

THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC
1928 • Carl Theodor Dreyer
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

PATHS OF GLORY
1957 • Stanley Kubrick
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

PATRIOT GAMES
1992 • Phillip Noyce
The Essential Tom Clancy Trilogy

PATTON
1970 • Franklin J. Schaffner
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: General George S. Patton
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

PEEPING TOM
1960 • Michael Powell
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

PENNY SERENADE
1941 • George Stevens
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

PERSONA
1966 • Ingmar Bergman
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

PHANTASM
1979 • Don Coscarelli
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
1925 • Rupert Julian
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Phantom
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Phantom
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

PHILADELPHIA
1993 • Jonathan Demme
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
1940 • George Cukor
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

PHOENIX
2015 • Christian Petzoid
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Foreign Language Feature

THE PHONE CALL
2014 • Mat Kirkby
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Live Action Short

THE PIANIST
2002 • Roman Polanski
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
1945 • Albert Lewin
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

PIPER
2016 • Alan Barillaro
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Animated Short Film

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL
2003 • Gore Verbinski
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Captain Barbossa
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters

PITCH BLACK
2000 • David Twohy
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Bioraptors

A PLACE IN THE SUN
1951 • George Stevens
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
1987 • John Hughes
3 Essential Thanksgiving Films
Official Entry

PLANET OF THE APES
1968 • Franklin J. Schaffner
Top 20 End of the World Movies

PLANET TERROR
2007 • Robert Rodriguez
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition

PLATOON
1986 • Oliver Stone
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

PLEASANTVILLE
1998 • Gary Ross
Paul Walker's Essential Films

POLTERGEIST
1982 • Tobe Hooper
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Poltergeist
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

POSSESSION
1981 • Andrzej Żuławski
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

PREDATOR
1987 • John McTiernan
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Predator
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Essential Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Predator

THE PRESTIGE
2006 • Christopher Nolan
The Essential David Bowie

PRIDE & PREJUDICE
2005 • Joe Wright
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE PRIDE OF THE YANKEES
1942 • Sam Wood
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Lou Gehrig

PRIMER
2004 • Shane Carruth

THE PRINCESS BRIDE
1987 • Rob Reiner
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

PRINCESS MONONOKE
1997 • Hayao Miyazaki
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

PRISONERS
2013 • Denis Villeneuve
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins

THE PRODUCERS
1967 • Mel Brooks
The Essential Gene Wilder

PSYCHO
1960 • Alfred Hitchcock
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Norman Bates
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE PUBLIC ENEMY
1931 • William A. Wellman
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Tom Powers

PULP FICTION
1994 • Quentin Tarantino
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

QUATERMASS AND THE PIT
1967 • Roy Ward Baker

THE QUIET MAN
1952 • John Ford
7 Essential John Wayne Films

RAGING BULL
1980 • Martin Scorsese
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE RAID: REDEMPTION
2011 • Gareth Evans
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Action/Adventure Film

THE RAID 2
2014 • Gareth Evans
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Stunts/Stunt Choreography
• Best Action/Adventure Film

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
1981 • Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Films of All Time
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Indiana Jones
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
Official Entry

RAIN MAN
1988 • Barry Levinson
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

RAN
1985 • Akira Kurosawa
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

RE-ANIMATOR
1985 • Stuart Gordon
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

REAR WINDOW
1954 • Alfred Hitchcock
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

REBECCA
1940 • Alfred Hitchcock
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

[REC]
2007 • Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Infected
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE RED SHOES
1948 • Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

RED STATE
2011 • Kevin Smith
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Special Achievement

THE REMAINS OF THE DAY
1993 • James Ivory
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

REPO MAN
1984 • Alex Cox

REPULSION
1965 • Roman Polanksi
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

RESERVOIR DOGS
1992 • Quentin Tarantino
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Mr. Blonde
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

RETURN OF THE JEDI
1983 • Richard Marquand
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Emperor
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Darth Vader
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Luke Skywalker
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Han Solo
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Rancor

THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD
1985 • Dan O'Bannon
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE RIGHT STUFF
1983 • Phillip Kaufman
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Chuck Yaeger, Alan Shephard, John Glenn, Gordo Cooper, Gus Grissom

THE RING
2002 • Gore Verbinski
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

RINGU
1998 • Hideo Nakata
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Sadako

RIO BRAVO
1959 • Howard Hawks
7 Essential John Wayne Films
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Sheriff John T. Chance
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
2011 • Rupert Wyatt
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Visual Effects
• Special Achievement

THE ROAD
2009 • John Hillcoat
Top 20 End of the World Movies

ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES
1991 • Kevin Reynolds
The Essential Alan Rickman

ROBOCOP
1988 • Paul Verhoeven
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Robocop
Top 25 Superhero Movies

ROCKY
1976 • John G. Avildsen
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Rocky Balboa
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY
2016 • Gareth Edwards
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Costumes
• Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Film
• Best Performer in a Voice Acting Role - Alan Tudyk

ROMAN HOLIDAY
1953 • William Wyler
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

ROME, OPEN CITY
1945 • Roberto Rossellini
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

ROMEO AND JULIET
1968 • Franco Zeffirelli
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

ROOM
2015 • Lenny Abrahamson
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Actress in a Leading Role: Brie Larson

ROPE
1948 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

ROSEMARY'S BABY
1968 • Roman Polanski
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS
2001 • Wes Anderson
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

RUNNING SCARED
2006 • Wayne Kramer
Paul Walker's Essential Films

RUSH
2013 • Ron Howard
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Stunts/Stunt Choreography

RUSHMORE
1998 • Wes Anderson
Essential Film of the Day - July 23, 2015

SABOTAGE
1936 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

SAMURAI REBELLION
1967 • Masaki Kobayashi
Official Entry

SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
1998 • Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Films of All Time
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Capt. John Miller
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The Essential Dennis Farina Watchlist

SAW
2004 • James Wan
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

SAY ANYTHING
1989 • Cameron Crowe
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

SCARFACE
1932 • Howard Hawks
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Tony Camonte
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

SCARFACE
1983 • Brian De Palma
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
Podcast

SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE
1973 • Ingmar Bergman
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

SCHINDLER'S LIST
1993 • Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Amon Goeth
Top 10 Essential Steven Spielberg
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Oskar Schindler
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD
2010 • Edgar Wright
Official Entry
2010 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Comedy

SCREAM
1996 • Wes Craven
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

SCROOGE
1951 • Brian Desmond Hurst
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
25 Essential Christmas Films

SCROOGED
1988 • Richard Donner
25 Essential Christmas Films

THE SEARCHERS
1956 • John Ford
100 Greatest Films of All Time
7 Essential John Wayne Films
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Ethan Edwards
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

SECONDS
1966 • John Frankenheimer

THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES
2009 • Juan José Campanella
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection
• Best Screenplay: Adapted or Historical Material
• Best Foreign Language Film

SELMA
2014 • Ava Duvernay
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
1995 • Ang Lee
The Essential Alan Rickman

A SEPARATION
2011 • Asghar Farhadi
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Foreign Feature

SERENITY
2005 • Joss Whedon
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Reavers

A SERIOUS MAN
2009 • The Coen Brothers
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection

SERPICO
1973 • Sidney Lumet
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Frank Serpico
The Essential Films of Sidney Lumet

SEVEN
1995 • David Fincher
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: John Doe
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

SEVEN SAMURAI
1954 • Akira Kurosawa
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Seven Samurai
Official Entry
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE SEVENTH SEAL
1957 • Ingmar Bergman
5 Criterion Collection Films You Should Buy
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

SGT. YORK
1941 • Howard Hawks
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Alvin York

SHADOW OF A DOUBT
1943 • Alfred Hitchcock
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Uncle Charlie
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE
2000 • E. Elias Merhige
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Max Schreck

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
1998 • John Madden
200 Greatest Movie Love Stories

SHAME
2011 • Steve McQueen
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Leading Role: Michael Fassbender
• Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Carey Mulligan

SHANE
1953 • George Stevens
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Shane

SHAUN OF THE DEAD
2004 • Edgar Wright
31 Essential Halloween Films
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Shaun
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
1994 • Frank Darabont
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

SHERLOCK HOLMES
2009 • Guy Ritchie
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Sherlock Holmes
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Stunts/Stunt Choreography

THE SHINING
1980 • Stanley Kubrick
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Jack Torrance
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

SHIVERS
1975 • David Cronenberg
100 Greatest Movie Monsters:  The Parasites

THE SHOOTIST
1976 • Don Siegel
7 Essential John Wayne Films

THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER
1940 • Ernst Lubitsch
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
25 Essential Christmas Films

SHREK
2001 • Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Shrek
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

SHUTTER ISLAND
2010 • Martin Scorsese
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
1991 • Jonathan Demme
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Dr. Hannibal Lecter
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Clarice Starling
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
Official Entry
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

SILENT RUNNING
1972 • Douglas Trumbull
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
2012 • David O. Russell
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Screenplay: Adapted Material - David O. Russell

SILVER STREAK
1976 • Arthur Hiller
The Essential Gene Wilder

SIN CITY
2005 • Robert Rodriguez
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Yellow Bastard

SING STREET
2016 • John Carney
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Music - Original Song: "Drive it Like You Stole It"
• Best Music - Soundtrack

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
1952 • Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE SIXTH SENSE
1999 • M. Night Shyamalan
Official Entry
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

SKYFALL
2012 • Sam Mendes
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Cinematography
• Best Music - Original Song - "Skyfall" by Adele
• Best Film - Action/Adventure

SLEEPING BEAUTY
1959 • Clyde Geronimi
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Maleficent

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
2008 • Danny Boyle
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

SMALL FRY
2011 • Angus MacLane
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Special Achievement: Outstanding Animated Short Film

SNATCH
2000 • Guy Ritchie
The Essential Dennis Farina Watchlist

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
1937 • William Cottrell, David Hand
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Queen

SNOWPIERCER
2014 • Bong-Joon Ho
2015 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Best Visual Design

THE SOCIAL NETWORK
2010 • David Fincher
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Best Screenplay, Adapted Material: Aaron Sorkin

SOLARIS
1972 • Andrey Tarkovskiy
5 Criterion Collection Films You Should Buy
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

SOME LIKE IT HOT
1959 • Billy Wilder
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
Podcast

SON OF FRANKENSTEIN
1939 • Rowland V. Lee
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

THE SOUND OF MUSIC
1965 • Robert Wise
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

SOYLENT GREEN
1973 • Richard Fleischer

SPARTACUS
1960 • Stanley Kubrick
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Spartacus

SPEED
1994 • Jan de Bont
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Howard Payne

SPELLBOUND
1945 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

SPIDER-MAN
2002 • Sam Raimi
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Norman Osborn
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Peter Parker
Top 25 Superhero Movies

SPIDER-MAN 2
2004 • Sam Raimi
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Dr. Otto Octavius
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Norman Osborn
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Peter Parker
Top 25 Superhero Movies

SPIRITED AWAY
2001 • Hayao Miyazaki
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
1961 • Elia Kazan
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

SPOTLIGHT
2015 • Tom McCarthy
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Actor in a Leading Role:  Mark Ruffalo

THE SPY WHO LOVED ME
1977 • Lewis Gilbert
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: James Bond

STAGECOACH
1939 • John Ford
7 Essential John Wayne Films
5 Criterion Collection Films You Should Buy
Official Entry

STALAG 17
1953 • Billy Wilder
Official Entry

STALKER
1979 • Andrei Tarkovsky
>100 Essential Science Fiction Films

A STAR IS BORN
1954 • George Cukor
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

STAR TREK
2009 • J.J. Abrams
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Spock
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Capt. James T. Kirk
100 Essential Science Fiction Films
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Visual Design
• Best Make Up
• Best Sound Design

STAR TREK BEYOND
2016 • Justin Lin
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Make Up

STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN
1982 • Nicholas Meyer
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Khan
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Spock
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Captain James T. Kirk

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS
2013 • J.J. Abrams
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Genre Film - Science Fiction

STAR TREK IV: THE VOYAGE HOME
1986 • Leonard Nimoy

STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY
1991 • Nicholas Meyer

STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT
1996 • Jonathan Frakes

STAR WARS
1977 • George Lucas
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Darth Vader
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Obi-Wan Kenobi
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Luke Skywalker
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Han Solo
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

STAR WARS: EPISODE I - THE PHANTOM MENACE
1999 • George Lucas
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Darth Maul

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
2015 • JJ Abrams
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2015 Selection
• Best Production Design
• Best Fantasy Film

STARSHIP TROOPERS
1997 • Paul Verhoeven
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Bugs

STEAMBOAT BILL JR.
1928 • Charles Reisner
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

STEPHEN KING's IT
1990 • Tommy Lee Wallace
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Pennywise

THE STING
1973 • George Roy Hill
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

STIR CRAZY
1980 • Sidney Poitier
The Essential Gene Wilder

STRANGE DAYS
1995 • Kathryn Bigelow
Official Entry

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
2015 • F. Gary Gray
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Music - Soundtrack Compilation

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
1951 • Alfred Hitchcock
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Bruno Anthony
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
1951 • Elia Kazan
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS
1941 • Preston Sturges
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

SUNRISE: A SONG OF TWO HUMANS
1927 • F.W. Murnau
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

SUNSET BLVD.
1950 • Billy Wilder
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

SUNSHINE
2007 • Danny Boyle

SUPER 8
2011 • J.J. Abrams
Official Entry
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Music - Score

SUPERMAN THE MOVIE
1978 • Richard Donner
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Lex Luthor
100 Greatest Movie Villains: General Zod
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Superman
Top 25 Superhero Movies
Official Entry

SUPERMAN II
1980 • Richard Donner, Richard Lester
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Lex Luthor
100 Greatest Movie Villains: General Zod
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Superman
Top 25 Superhero Movies

SUSPICION
1941 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

SUSPIRIA
1977 • Dario Argento
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
2007 • Tim Burton
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
The Essential Alan Rickman

SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
1957 • Alexander Mackendrick
100 Greatest Movie Villains: J.J. Hunsecker
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

SWISS ARMY MAN
2016 • Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Actor in a Lead Role - Comedy/Musical: Daniel Radcliffe

TAXI DRIVER
1976 • Martin Scorsese
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
1956 • Cecil B. Demille
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Moses
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE TERMINATOR
1984 • James Cameron
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Terminator
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Sarah Connor
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Terminator
Official Entry
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Essential Films
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY
1991 • James Cameron
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The T-1000
Top 20 End of the World Movies
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Sarah Connor
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Essential Films
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE
1974 • Tobe Hooper
31 Essential Halloween Films
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Leatherface
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Leatherface
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THEM!
1954 • Gordon Douglas
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Giant Ants

THERE WILL BE BLOOD
2007 • Paul Thomas Anderson
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY
1998 • Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THEY LIVE
1988 • John Carpenter
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Aliens
THIEF
1981 • Michael Mann
The Essential Dennis Farina Watchlist

THE THIN MAN
1934 • W.S. Van Dyke
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Nick & Norah Charles
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE THING
1982 • John Carpenter
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Thing
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Thing
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar
100 Essential Science Fiction Films
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD
1951 • Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Thing
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

THINGS TO COME
1936 • William Cameron Menzies

THE THIRD MAN
1949 • Carol Reed
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Harry Lime
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
The 25 Greatest Academy Award Winners

THOR
2011 • Kenneth Brannaugh
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Visual Design
Official Entry
Top 25 Superhero Movies

THREE COLORS: RED
1994 • Krzysztof Kieslowski
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THRONE OF BLOOD
1957 • Akira Kurosawa
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THUNDERBALL
1965 • Terence Young
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Blofeld
100 Greatest Movie Heroes:  James Bond

THX 1138
1971 • George Lucas

THE TIME MACHINE
1960 • George Pal

TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
2011 • Tomas Alfredson
Official Entry

TITANIC
1997 • James Cameron
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

TO BE OR NOT TO BE
1942 • Ernst Lubitsch
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

TO CATCH A THIEF
1955 • Alfred Hitchcock
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
1962 • Robert Mulligan
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Atticus Finch
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

TOKYO STORY
1953 • Yasujirô Ozu
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

TOMBSTONE
1993 • George P. Cosmatos
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Wyatt Earp & Doc Holiday

TOP HAT
1935 • Mark Sandrich
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

TOTAL RECALL
1990 • Paul Verhoeven
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Essential Films

TOUCH OF EVIL
1958 • Orson Welles
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

THE TOWN
2010 • Ben Affleck
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection

TOY STORY 3
2010 • Lee Unkrich
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Animated Feature Film of the Year

TRAFFIC
2000 • Steven Soderbergh
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

TRAFFIC CROSSING LEEDS BRIDGE
1888 • Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince
Official Entry

TRAINING DAY
2001 • Antoine Fuqua
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Detective Alonzo Harris

THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE
1948 • John Huston
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE TREE OF LIFE
2011 • Terence Malick
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Film of the Year
• Best Director: Terence Malick
• Best Editing: Hank Corwin, Jay Rabinowitz, Daniel Rezende, Billy Weber, Mark Yoshikawa
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

TREMORS
1990 • Ron Underwood
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Worms

TRICK 'R TREAT
2007 • Michael Dougherty
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Sam
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

A TRIP TO THE MOON
1902 • Georges Méliès
Official Entry

TROLLHUNTER
2010 • André Øvredal
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Trolls

TRON
1982 • Steven Lisberger
100 Essential Science Fiction Films

TRON: LEGACY
2010 • Joseph Kosinski
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Best Visual Design
• Best Soundtrack: Daft Punk
• Best Sound Design

TRUE GRIT
1969 • Henry Hathaway
7 Essential John Wayne Films
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Rooster Cogburn

TRUE GRIT
2010 • Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
2010 Essential Film Award Winner:
• Official Selection
• Best Actress in a Leading Role: Hailee Steinfeld
• Best Ensemble Cast
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Rooster Cogburn

TRUE ROMANCE
1993 • Tony Scott
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
James Gandolfini - The Essentials

TUCKER AND DALE VS. EVIL
2010 • Eli Craig
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

UGETSU
1953 • Kenji Mizoguchi
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

UMBERTO D.
1952 • Vittorio de Sica
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

UNFORGIVEN
1992 • Clint Eastwood
100 Greatest Films of All Time
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

THE UNINVITED
1944 • Lewis Allen
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE UNKNOWN
1927 • Tod Browning
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE UNTOUCHABLES
1987 • Brian DePalma
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Elliot Ness & The Untouchables

UP
2009 • Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Official Selection
• Best Animated Feature

UPSTREAM COLOR
2013 • Shane Carruth
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Limited Theatrical Release

THE USUAL SUSPECTS
1995 • Bryan Singer
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Keyser Söze
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

V FOR VENDETTA
2006 • James McTeigue
Top 25 Superhero Movies

VAMPYR
1932 • Carl Theodor Dreyer
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

THE VANISHING
1988 • George Sluizer
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition

THE VERDICT
1982 • Sidney Lumet
The Essential Films of Sidney Lumet

VERTIGO
1958 • Alfred Hitchcock
100 Greatest Films of All Time
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
20 Essential Alfred Hitchcock Films
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar
Podcast Episode

VIDEODROME
1983 • David Cronenberg
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE WAGES OF FEAR
1953 • Henri-Georges Clouzot
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

WALL STREET
1987 • Oliver Stone
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Gordon Gekko

WALL•E
2008 • Andrew Stanton
100 Greatest Films of All Time
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
1953 • Byron Haskin
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Martians

WARGAMES
1983 • John Badham
Top 20 End of the World Movies

WATCHMEN
2009 • Zack Snyder
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Ozymandias
Top 20 End of the World Movies
Top 25 Superhero Movies

WE'RE NO ANGELS
1955 • Michael Curtiz
25 Essential Christmas Films

WEEKEND
2011 • Andrew Haigh
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Limited Theatrical Release

WES CRAVEN'S NEW NIGHTMARE
1994 • Wes Craven
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
Official Entry
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: Freddy Krueger

WEST SIDE STORY
1961 • Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners

WESTWORLD
1973 • Michael Crichton

WHAT DREAMS MAY COME
1998 • Vincent Ward
The Essential Robin Williams 

WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?
1962 • Robert Aldritch
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Baby Jane Hudson
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
2015 • Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Comedy

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
1989 • Rob Reiner
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
2009 • Spike Jonze
James Gandolfini - The Essentials

WHIPLASH
2014 • Damien Chazelle
2015 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role - J.K. Simmons
• Best Sound Design

WHITE CHRISTMAS
1954 • Michael Curtiz
12 Days of Essential Christmas Films
Official Entry
25 Essential Christmas Films

WHITE HEAT
1949 • Raoul Walsh
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Cody Jarrett
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
1966 • Mike Nichols
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

WHY WORRY?
1923 • Sam Taylor, Fred C. Newmeyer
Essential Film of the Day - July 10, 2015

THE WICKER MAN
1973 • Robin Hardy
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
The Essential Films of Christopher Lee

THE WILD BUNCH
1969 • Sam Peckinpah
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: The Wild Bunch
Official Entry
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO + JULIET
1996 • Baz Luhrmann
100 Greatest Movie Love Stories

WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
1971 • Mel Stuart
The Essential Gene Wilder

WINGS
1927 • William A. Wellman
The 50 Best "Best Picture" Winners
Official Entry

WINTER'S BONE
2010 • Debra Granik
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Ree

THE WITCH
2016 • Robert Eggers
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Screenplay - Original Material
• Best Limited Theatrical Release

WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
1957 • Billy Wilder
Essential Film of the Day - July 26, 2015

THE WIZARD OF OZ
1939 • Victor Fleming
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Movie Villains: The Wicked Witch of the West
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

THE WOLF MAN
1941 • George Waggner
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
100 Greatest Movie Monsters: The Wolf Man
Essential Film of the Day: July 9, 2015
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
2013 • Martin Scorsese
2014 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official Selection
• Best Comedy Film

A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE
1974 • John Cassavettes
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

WORLD OF TOMORROW
2015 • Don Hertzfeldt
2016 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Animated Short Film

WRECK-IT RALPH
2012 • Rich Moore
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Film - Animated Feature

THE WRESTLER
2008 • Darren Aronofsky
100 Greatest Films of All Time
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

X-MEN
2000 • Bryan Singer
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Magneto
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Wolverine
Top 25 Superhero Movies

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
2014 • Bryan Singer

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS
2011 • Matthew Vaughn
Top 25 Superhero Movies
2011 Essential Film Award Winner
• Best Make-Up Effects
• Best Science Fiction Film

X2: X-MEN UNITED
2003 • Bryan Singer
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Magneto
25 Greatest Summer Blockbusters
100 Greatest Movie Heroes: Wolverine
Top 25 Superhero Movies

YANKEE DOODLE DANDY
1942 • Michael Curtiz
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture

YOJIMBO
1961 • Akira Kurosawa
100 Greatest Films To Never Win An Oscar

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
1967 • Lewis Gilbert
100 Greatest Movie Villains: Blofeld

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
1974 • Mel Brooks
The Essential Gene Wilder

ZERO DARK THIRTY
2012 • Kathryn Bigelow
Official Entry
2012 Essential Film Award Winner
• Official 2012 Selection
• Best Film of the Year
• Best Sound Design
85 Best Pictures to Never Win Best Picture
James Gandolfini - The Essentials

ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS
1973 • D.A. Pennebaker
The Essential David Bowie

ZOMBIELAND
2009 • Ruben Fleischer
Top 20 End of the World Movies
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2011 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2012 Edition
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2013 Edition
RETRO Essential Film Awards: 2009
• Best Horror Film
100 Essential Horror Movies - 2016 Edition