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The Film-Lover's Check List September95
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Robert Horton's Ten Best, Year By Year

1919

 
1. Broken Blossoms (1919)
2. True Heart Susie (1919)
3. Blind Husbands (1919)
4. Male and Female (1919)
5. Madame DuBarry (1919)
6. Sunnyside (1919)
7. The Oyster Princess (1919)
8. South (1919)
9. Different From the Others (1919)
10. The Hayseed (1919)

1920

 
1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
2. Way Down East (1920)
3. One Week (1920)
4. The Golem: How He Came Into the World (1920)
5. Within Our Gates (1920)
6. The Penalty (1920)
7. Why Change Your Wife? (1920)
8. The Witch Woman (1920)
9. Anna Boleyn (1920)
10. Something New (1920)

1921

 
1. The Kid (1921)
2. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
3. Destiny (1921)
4. The Boat (1921)
5. Leaves From Satan's Book (1921)
6. Tol'able David (1921)
7. The Idle Class (1921)
8. Four Around a Woman (1921)
9. The Blot (1921)
10. The Haunted Castle (1921)

1922

 
1. Nosferatu (1922)
2. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
3. Cops (1922)
4. Foolish Wives (1922)
5. Nanook of the North (1922)
6. Grandma's Boy (1922)
7. Phantom (1922)
8. Pay Day (1922)
9. Burning Soil (1922)
10. Haxan (1922)

1923

 
1. Our Hospitality (1923)
2. A Woman of Paris (1923)
3. La Roue (1923)
4. Safety Last (1923)
5. The Ten Commandments (1923)
6. Three Ages (1923)
7. Warning Shadows (1923)
8. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
9. The Grub Stake (1923)
10. The Pilgrim (1923)

1924

 
1. Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
2. The Last Laugh (1924)
3. Siegfried (1924)
Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)
4. Greed (1924)
5. The Navigator (1924)
6. The Iron Horse (1924)
7. Strike (1925)
8. The Marriage Circle (1924)
9. Girl Shy (1924)
10. He Who Gets Slapped (1924)

1925

 
1. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
2. The Gold Rush (1925)
3. Seven Chances (1925)
4. The Merry Widow (1925)
5. The Freshman (1925)
6. The Big Parade (1925)
7. Lazybones (1925)
8. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
9. Tumbleweeds (1925)
10. Variety (1925)

1926

 
1. The General (1927)
2. Faust (1926)
3. The Scarlet Letter (1926)
4. The Lodger (1927)
5. The Strong Man (1926)
6. Mother (1926)
7. The Holy Mountain (1926)
8. Moana (1926)
9. Flesh and the Devil (1926)
10. Secrets of a Soul (1926)

1927

 
1. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
2. Metropolis (1927)
3. Napoleon (1927)
4. 7th Heaven (1927)
5. Underworld (1927)
6. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927)
7. Wings (1927)
8. The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927)
9. The Unknown (1927)
10. The Kid Brother (1927)

1928

 
1. Spione (1928)
2. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
3. The Circus (1928)
4. The Wind (1928)
5. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
6. The Crowd (1928)
7. The Wedding March (1928)
8. October (1928)
9. Speedy (1928)
10. Street Angel (1928)

1929

 
1. Un Chien Andalou (1929)
2. Blackmail (1929)
3. Hallelujah! (1929)
4. Man With the Movie Camera (1929)
5. Pandora's Box (1929)
6. The Love Parade (1929)
7. Lucky Star (1929)
8. Spite Marriage (1929)
9. White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929)
10. The Cocoanuts (1929)

1930

 
1. Earth (1930)
2. Der Blaue Engel (1930)
3. Morocco (1930)
4. L'Age D'Or (1930)
5. All Quiet On the Western Front (1930)
6. City Girl (1930)
7. The Big Trail (1930)
8. Ladies of Leisure (1930)
9. The Dawn Patrol (1930)
10. The Blood of a Poet (1930)

1931

 
1. M (1931)
2. City Lights (1931)
3. Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
4. La Chienne (1931)
5. Frankenstein (1931)
6. Dishonored (1931)
7. Platinum Blonde (1931)
8. A Nous La Liberte (1931)
9. Dracula (1931)
10. The Public Enemy (1931)

1932

 
11. Scarface (1932)
12. Trouble In Paradise (1932)
13. Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932)
14. Shanghai Express (1932)
15. I Was Born, But... (1932)
16. Freaks (1932)
17. Love Me Tonight (1932)
18. I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)
19. Me and My Gal (1932)
20. The Mummy (1932)
The Old Dark House (1932)

1933

 
1. The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
2. King Kong (1933)
3. Zero For Conduct (1933)
4. Liebelei (1933)
5. Duck Soup (1933)
6. Wild Boys of the Road (1933)
7. Design For Living (1933)
8. The Invisible Man (1933)
9. Land Without Bread (1933)
10. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)

1934

 
1. L'Atalante (1934)
2. The Scarlet Empress (1934)
3. It Happened One Night (1934)
4. It's a Gift (1934)
5. The Thin Man (1934)
6. Little Man, What Now? (1934)
7. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
8. Twentieth Century (1934)
9. The Black Cat (1934)
10. Man of Aran (1934)
The Phantom Light (1935)

1935

 
1. The 39 Steps (1935)
2. The Devil Is a Woman (1935)
3. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
4. Sylvia Scarlett (1935)
5. Wife! Be Like a Rose! (1935)
6. Bonne Chance! (1935)
7. Triumph of the Will (1935)
8. The Informer (1935)
9. Toni (1935)
10. Top Hat (1935)
A Night At the Opera (1935)

1936

 
1. Modern Times (1936)
2. The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)
3. A Day In the Country (1936)
4. The Story of a Cheat (1936)
5. The Only Son (1936)
6. Dodsworth (1936)
7. Sabotage (1936)
8. Fury (1936)
9. Come and Get It (1936)
10. Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

1937

 
1. Grand Illusion (1937)
2. You Only Live Once (1937)
3. Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
4. The Edge of the World (1937)
5. The Awful Truth (1937)
6. Stella Dallas (1937)
7. Angel (1937)
8. The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
9. Young and Innocent (1937)
10. Easy Living (1937)

1938

 
1. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
2. Holiday (1938)
3. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
4. La Bete Humaine (1938)
5. Alexander Nevsky (1938)
6. Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)
7. Olympia, Part I (1938)
Olympia, Part II (1938)
8. Pygmalion (1938)
9. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
10. Boys Town (1938)

1939

 
1. The Rules of the Game (1939)
2. Stagecoach (1939)
3. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
4. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
6. Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
7. The Four Feathers (1939)
8. Love Affair (1939)
9. Gunga Din (1939)
10. Ninotchka (1939)

1940

 
1. The Great Dictator (1940)
2. His Girl Friday (1940)
3. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
4. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
5. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
6. Christmas In July (1940)
7. Contraband (1940)
8. The Long Voyage Home (1940)
9. The Letter (1940)
10. Fantasia (1940)

1941

 
1. Citizen Kane (1941)
2. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
3. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
4. Suspicion (1941)
5. 49th Parallel (1941)
6. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
7. The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
8. H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)
9. Man Hunt (1941)
10. The Lady Eve (1941)

1942

 
1. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
2. To Be Or Not To Be (1942)
3. Casablanca (1942)
4. Cat People (1942)
5. Gentleman Jim (1942)
6. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
7. The Major and the Minor (1942)
8. In Which We Serve (1942)
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
9. Saboteur (1942)
10. Road To Morocco (1942)

1943

 
1. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
2. Day of Wrath (1943)
3. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
4. I Walked With a Zombie (1943)
5. Ossessione (1943)
6. Hangmen Also Die (1943)
7. The More the Merrier (1943)
8. The Seventh Victim (1943)
9. Air Force (1943)
10. Heaven Can Wait (1943)

1944

 
1. Laura (1944)
2. Double Indemnity (1944)
3. The Woman In the Window (1944)
4. Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)
5. Ivan the Terrible, Part One (1944)
6. A Canterbury Tale (1944)
7. Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
8. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
9. To Have and Have Not (1944)
10. Phantom Lady (1944)

1945

 
1. Children of Paradise (1945)
2. They Were Expendable (1945)
3. I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
4. Scarlet Street (1945)
5. Rome, Open City (1945)
6. Detour (1945)
7. Brief Encounter (1945)
8. The Clock (1945)
9. Mildred Pierce (1945)
10. The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne (1945)

1946

 
1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
2. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
3. Notorious (1946)
4. My Darling Clementine (1946)
5. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
6. The Stranger (1946)
7. The Big Sleep (1946)
8. Beauty and the Beast (1946)
9. Let There Be Light (1946)
10. Murderers Among Us (1946)
Paisan (1946)

1947

 
1. Black Narcissus (1947)
2. Out of the Past (1947)
3. It Always Rains On Sunday (1947)
4. Quai Des Orfevres (1947)
5. Odd Man Out (1947)
6. T-Men (1947)
7. Boomerang! (1947)
8. Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
9. Pursued (1947)
10. Daisy Kenyon (1947)

1948

 
1. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
2. Red River (1948)
3. Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948)
4. The Fallen Idol (1948)
5. The Lady From Shanghai (1948)
6. The Red Shoes (1948)
7. The Bicycle Thief (1948)
8. They Live By Night (1948)
9. Fort Apache (1948)
10. A Foreign Affair (1948)

1949

 
1. The Third Man (1949)
2. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
3. Late Spring (1949)
4. The Spider and the Fly (1949)
5. The Reckless Moment (1949)
6. White Heat (1949)
7. Reign of Terror (1949)
8. The Fountainhead (1949)
9. Stray Dog (1949)
10. A Letter To Three Wives (1949)

1950

 
1. Wagon Master (1950)
2. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
3. In a Lonely Place (1950)
4. La Ronde (1950)
5. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
6. Gun Crazy (1950)
7. All About Eve (1950)
8. Orpheus (1950)
9. Los Olvidados (1950)
10. Winchester '73 (1950)

1951

 
1. The River (1951)
2. Strangers On a Train (1951)
3. Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
4. Early Summer (1951)
5. Ace In the Hole (1951)
6. Rashomon (1950)
7. Steel Helmet (1951)
8. On Dangerous Ground (1952)
9. The Prowler (1951)
10. The Thing From Another World (1951)

1952

 
1. Othello (1952)
2. Life of Oharu (1952)
3. The Quiet Man (1952)
4. Singin' In the Rain (1952)
5. Limelight (1952)
6. Bend of the River (1952)
7. Ikiru (1952)
8. Rancho Notorious (1952)
9. Forbidden Games (1952)
10. The Sound Barrier (1952)

1953

 
1. The Earrings of Madame de... (1953)
2. Tokyo Story (1953)
3. Ugetsu (1953)
4. Pickup On South Street (1953)
5. El (1953)
6. The Naked Spur (1953)
7. From Here To Eternity (1953)
8. The Big Heat (1953)
99 River Street (1953)
9. Shane (1953)
10. Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)

1954

 
1. The Seven Samurai (1954)
2. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
3. Rear Window (1954)
4. On the Waterfront (1954)
5. Voyage To Italy (1954)
6. Johnny Guitar (1954)
7. La Strada (1954)
8. The Far Country (1954)
9. A Star Is Born (1954)
10. Crime Wave (1954)

1955

 
1. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
2. Pather Panchali (1955)
3. French Cancan (1954)
4. All That Heaven Allows (1955)
5. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
6. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955)
7. The Man From Laramie (1955)
8. Lola Montes (1955)
Picnic (1955)
9. East of Eden (1955)
10. The Big Combo (1955)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

1956

 
1. The Searchers (1956)
2. A Man Escaped (1956)
3. Seven Men From Now (1956)
4. Flowing (1956)
5. Written On the Wind (1956)
Baby Doll (1956)
6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
7. Bigger Than Life (1956)
8. Attack (1956)
9. The Killing (1956)
10. The Man Who Never Was (1956)

1957

 
1. Nights of Cabiria (1957)
2. Wild Strawberries (1957)
3. The Bridge On the River Kwai (1957)
4. Paths of Glory (1957)
5. The Seventh Seal (1957)
6. The Tall T (1957)
7. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
8. Run of the Arrow (1957)
Forty Guns (1957)
9. Men In War (1957)
10. A Face In the Crowd (1957)

1958

 
1. Vertigo (1958)
2. Touch of Evil (1958)
3. Nazarin (1959)
4. Some Came Running (1958)
5. Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
6. The Tarnished Angels (1958)
7. Bitter Victory (1958)
8. Bonjour Tristesse (1958)
9. The Music Room (1958)
10. Equinox Flower (1958)

1959

 
1. North By Northwest (1959)
2. Rio Bravo (1959)
3. Some Like It Hot (1959)
4. The 400 Blows (1959)
5. Pickpocket (1959)
6. Ride Lonesome (1959)
7. Nazarin (1959)
8. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
9. The Crimson Kimono (1959)
Imitation of Life (1959)
10. The Unsent Letter (1959)

1960

 
1. Psycho (1960)
2. L'Avventura (1960)
3. Breathless (1960)
4. Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
5. Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
6. La Dolce Vita (1960)
7. Peeping Tom (1960)
8. The Apartment (1960)
9. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
10. Comanche Station (1960)

1961

 
1. Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
2. Viridiana (1961)
3. Yojimbo (1961)
4. Underworld U.S.A. (1961)
5. La Notte (1961)
6. Lola (1961)
7. A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
8. Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
9. The Misfits (1961)
10. The Hustler (1961)

1962

 
1. Jules and Jim (1962)
2. My Life To Live (1962)
3. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
4. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
5. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
6. Ride the High Country (1962)
7. Winter Light (1963)
8. Knife In the Water (1962)
9. The Exterminating Angel (1962)
10. Freud the Secret Passion (1962)

1963

 
1. 8 1/2 (1963)
2. Contempt (1963)
3. The Birds (1963)
4. America, America (1963)
5. Shock Corridor (1963)
6. The Nutty Professor (1963)
7. The Leopard (1963)
8. Charade (1963)
9. High and Low (1963)
10. The Servant (1963)

1964

 
1. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
2. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
3. Band of Outsiders (1964)
4. Marnie (1964)
5. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
6. Charulata (1964)
7. The Naked Kiss (1964)
8. Red Desert (1964)
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
9. Seven Days In May (1964)
Fail-Safe (1964)
10. Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)

1965

 
1. Pierrot Le Fou (1965)
2. Help! (1965)
3. Repulsion (1965)
4. For a Few Dollars More (1965)
5. Major Dundee (1965)
6. Alphaville (1965)
7. The Knack...And How To Get It (1965)
8. In Harm's Way (1965)
8. Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
10. Ride In the Whirlwind (1965)

1966

 
1. Blowup (1966)
2. Chimes At Midnight (1965)
3. Masculine-Feminine (1966)
4. Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
5. Persona (1966)
6. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
7. Cul-De-Sac (1966)
8. Intimate Lighting (1965)
9. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
10. Seconds (1966)

1967

 
1. Wavelength (1967)
2. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
3. Belle de Jour (1967)
4. Mouchette (1967)
5. Week End (1967)
6. Point Blank (1967)
7. Accident (1967)
8. El Dorado (1966)
9. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
10. La Collectionneuse (1967)
The Graduate (1967)

1968

 
1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2. Once Upon a Time In the West (1968)
3. Petulia (1968)
4. Stolen Kisses (1968)
5. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
6. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
7. Les Biches (1968)
8. Faces (1968)
9. If.... (1968)
10. Play Dirty (1968)

1969

 
1. The Wild Bunch (1969)
2. My Night At Maud's (1969)
3. The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
4. Army of Shadows (1969)
5. Topaz (1969)
6. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
7. Une Femme Douce (1969)
8. Z (1969)
9. True Grit (1969)
10. L'Amour Fou (1969)

1970

 
1. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
2. The Wild Child (1970)
3. Le Boucher (1970)
4. Claire's Knee (1970)
5. Tristana (1970)
6. Deep End (1971)
7. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
8. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
9. Performance (1970)
10. M*A*S*H (1970)
Catch-22 (1970)

1971

 
1. Two English Girls (1971)
2. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
3. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
4. The Conformist (1970)
5. Duel (1971)
6. The Last Picture Show (1971)
7. Le Petit Theatre De Jean Renoir (1970)
8. Klute (1971)
9. Red Psalm (1972)
10. The Hired Hand (1971)

1972

 
1. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
2. The Merchant of Four Seasons (1971)
3. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
4. Bad Company (1972)
5. The Godfather (1972)
6. Avanti! (1972)
7. Fat City (1972)
8. Last Tango In Paris (1972)
9. The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (1972)
10. Junior Bonner (1972)

1973

 
1. Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)
2. The Long Goodbye (1973)
3. The Mother and the Whore (1973)
4. Scenes From a Marriage (1973)
5. The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
6. O Lucky Man! (1973)
7. Day For Night (1973)
8. American Graffiti (1973)
9. Mean Streets (1973)
10. Amarcord (1973)

1974

 
1. Chinatown (1974)
2. Lancelot of the Lake (1974)
3. F For Fake (1973)
4. Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
5. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
6. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Effi Briest (1974)
7. The Parallax View (1974)
8. The Godfather, Part II (1974)
9. California Split (1974)
10. Alice In the Cities (1974)
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

1975

 
1. Barry Lyndon (1975)
2. Nashville (1975)
3. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
4. The Passenger (1975)
5. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
6. Night Moves (1975)
7. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
8. Fox and His Friends (1975)
9. Picnic At Hanging Rock (1975)
10. Love Among the Ruins (1975)

1976

 
1. Kings of the Road (1976)
2. All the President's Men (1976)
3. The Marquise of O (1976)
4. Robin and Marian (1976)
5. Assault On Precinct 13 (1976)
6. Taxi Driver (1976)
7. The Devil's Playground (1976)
8. The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)
9. Carrie (1976)
10. Small Change (1976)

1977

 
1. Killer of Sheep (1978)
2. The American Friend (1977)
3. Annie Hall (1977)
4. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
5. That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
6. The Ascent (1977)
7. Stroszek (1977)
Eraserhead (1977)
8. New York, New York (1977)
9. Camouflage (1977)
10. Star Wars (1977)

1978

 
1. Perceval (1978)
2. The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
3. Halloween (1978)
4. Days of Heaven (1978)
5. The Green Room (1978)
6. The Deer Hunter (1978)
7. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
8. An Unmarried Woman (1978)
9. The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
10. Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)

1979

 
1. Manhattan (1979)
2. 10 (1979)
3. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
4. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
5. Winter Kills (1979)
6. Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979)
7. Life of Brian (1979)
8. Ways In the Night (1979)
Camera Buff (1979)
10. The Wanderers (1979)

1980

 
1. The Shining (1980)
2. Mon Oncle D'Amerique (1980)
3. The Big Red One (1980)
4. Every Man For Himself (1980)
5. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
6. Melvin and Howard (1980)
7. The Falls (1980)
8. Kagemusha (1980)
9. The Long Riders (1980)
10. Radio On (1980)

1981

 
1. Cutter's Way (1981)
2. Reds (1981)
3. The Road Warrior (1981)
4. Atlantic City (1980)
5. Lola (1981)
6. The Aviator's Wife (1981)
7. Coup De Torchon (1981)
8. Thief (1981)
9. Das Boot (1981)
10. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

1982

 
1. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
2. E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
3. A Good Marriage (1982)
4. Moonlighting (1982)
5. Personal Best (1982)
6. Gregory's Girl (1981)
7. Poltergeist (1982)
8. Diner (1982)
9. Victor/Victoria (1982)
10. The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)

1983

 
1. Local Hero (1983)
2. L'Argent (1983)
3. Pauline At the Beach (1983)
4. The King of Comedy (1982)
5. The Right Stuff (1983)
6. Man of Flowers (1983)
7. Videodrome (1983)
8. Tender Mercies (1983)
9. Valley Girl (1983)
10. Entre Nous (1983)

1984

 
1. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
2. Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984)
3. Stop Making Sense (1984)
4. Paris, Texas (1984)
5. Choose Me (1984)
6. The Terminator (1984)
7. A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
8. Amadeus (1984)
9. Places In the Heart (1984)
10. Under the Volcano (1984)

1985

 
1. Ran (1985)
2. 28 Up (1985)
3. Vagabond (1985)
4. Blood Simple (1984)
5. When Father Was Away On Business (1985)
6. The Color Purple (1985)
7. Prizzi's Honor (1985)
8. A Time To Live and a Time To Die (1985)
9. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Brazil (1985)
10. My Life As a Dog (1985)

1986

 
1. Blue Velvet (1986)
2. The Sacrifice (1986)
3. The Singing Detective (1986)
4. Summer (1986)
5. Peking Opera Blues (1986)
6. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
7. Aliens (1986)
The Fly (1986)
8. Platoon (1986)
9. Something Wild (1986)
10. The Best of Times (1986)
+. Sherman's March (1986)

1987

 
1. The Dead (1987)
2. Wings of Desire (1987)
3. Hope and Glory (1987)
4. Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
5. Mauvais Sang (1986)
6. Empire of the Sun (1987)
7. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
8. Where Is the Friend's Home? (1987)
9. High Tide (1987)
10. Near Dark (1987)

1988

 
1. The Decalogue (1989)
2. Landscape In the Mist (1988)
3. Tanner '88 (1988)
4. As Tears Go By (1988)
5. Ariel (1988)
6. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
7. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
8. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
9. Little Dorrit (1988)
10. The Moderns (1988)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

1989

 
1. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
2. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
3. Say Anything... (1989)
4. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
5. Monsieur Hire (1989)
6. High Hopes (1988)
7. Mystery Train (1989)
8. Born On the Fourth of July (1989)
9. The Killer (1989)
10. The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)

1990

 
1. Miller's Crossing (1990)
2. Goodfellas (1990)
3. The Civil War (1990)
4. A Tale of Springtime (1990)
5. Close-Up (1990)
6. The Grifters (1990)
7. An Angel At My Table (1990)
8. Days of Being Wild (1990)
9. Metropolitan (1990)
10. The Sheltering Sky (1990)

1991

 
1. The Lovers On the Bridge (1991)
2. The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
3. La Belle Noiseuse (1991)
4. Slacker (1991)
5. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
6. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
7. Rambling Rose (1991)
8. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
9. A Woman's Tale (1991)
10. Point Break (1991)
The Doors (1991)

1992

 
1. Unforgiven (1992)
2. The Hours and Times (1991)
3. The Crying Game (1992)
4. The Best Intentions (1992)
5. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
6. The Player (1992)
7. Strictly Ballroom (1992)
8. The Visitor (1991)
9. Hyenas (1992)
10. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Hard Boiled (1992)

1993

 
1. The Piano (1993)
2. The Age of Innocence (1993)
3. Dazed and Confused (1993)
4. Groundhog Day (1993)
5. Short Cuts (1993)
6. Schindler's List (1993)
7. The Snapper (1993)
8. Blue (1993)
9. The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
10. Gettysburg (1993)

1994

 
1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
2. Nobody's Fool (1994)
3. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
4. The Kingdom (1994)
5. Through the Olive Trees (1994)
6. Chungking Express (1994)
7. The Wild Reeds (1994)
8. 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)
9. Red (1994)
10. Hoop Dreams (1994)

1995

 
1. Before Sunrise (1995)
2. Safe (1995)
3. Toy Story (1995)
4. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Persuasion (1995)
5. Seven (1995)
6. Smoke (1995)
7. Fallen Angels (1995)
8. The White Balloon (1995)
9. The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)
10. Heat (1995)

1996

 
1. My Sex Life...Or, How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
2. Breaking the Waves (1996)
3. A Moment of Innocence (1996)
4. Fargo (1996)
5. Bottle Rocket (1996)
6. Flirting With Disaster (1996)
7. La Promesse (1996)
8. Secrets & Lies (1996)
9. Waiting For Guffman (1996)
10. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)

1997

 
1. Taste of Cherry (1997)
2. Mother and Son (1997)
3. L.A. Confidential (1997)
4. Titanic (1997)
5. Boogie Nights (1997)
6. Jackie Brown (1997)
7. The Eel (1997)
8. Hard Eight (1997)
9. The Apostle (1997)
10. Lost Highway (1997)

1998

 
1. Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
2. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
3. Autumn Tale (1998)
4. Rushmore (1998)
5. Out of Sight (1998)
6. Affliction (1998)
7. The Butcher Boy (1998)
8. The General (1998)
9. The Thin Red Line (1998)
10. The Big Lebowski (1998)

1999

 
1. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
2. Ride With the Devil (1999)
3. Rosetta (1999)
4. Being John Malkovich (1999)
5. The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (1999)
6. Three Kings (1999)
7. The Straight Story (1999)
8. Election (1999)
9. The Insider (1999)
10. Kadosh (1999)

2000

 
1. Yi Yi (2000)
2. You Can Count On Me (2000)
3. In the Mood For Love (2000)
4. Cast Away (2000)
5. The Circle (2000)
6. Almost Famous (2000)
7. Faat Kine (2000)
The Day I Became a Woman (2000)  (middle segment)
8. Faithless (2000)
Innocence (2000)
9. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
10. Beau Travail (2000)
"Pink Moon" Volkswagen Ad

2001

 
1. Va Savoir (2001)
2. Artificial Intelligence: A.I. (2001)
3. Mulholland Drive (2001)
4. The Lady and the Duke (2001)
5. Fat Girl (2001)
6. Time Out (2001)
7. Lagaan (2001)
8. Late Marriage (2001)
9. Ghosts of Mars (2001)
10. In Praise of Love (2001)
The Swamp (2001)
What Time Is It There? (2001)

2002

 
1. The Fast Runner (2002)
2. Punch Drunk Love (2002)
3. To Be and To Have (2002)
4. About Schmidt (2002)
5. The Pianist (2002)
6. The Man Without a Past (2002)
7. Adaptation (2002)
8. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
9. Heaven (2002)
10. The Emperor's New Clothes (2002)

2003

 
1. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
2. Japan (2002)
3. Lost In Translation (2003)
4. All the Real Girls (2003)
5. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Oldboy (2003)
6. XX/XY (2003)
7. Wilbur Wants To Kill Himself (2002)
8. Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
The Good Thief (2003)
9. Finding Nemo (2003)
10. The School of Rock (2003)
11. The Best of Youth (2003)
The Dreamers (2003)

2004

 
1. Moolaade (2004)
2. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
3. Birth (2004)
4. Head-On (2004)
5. Sideways (2004)
6. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
7. Before Sunset (2004)
8. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
9. Collateral (2004)
10. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

2005

 
1. Kings & Queen (2004)
2. Nobody Knows (2004)
3. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
4. Grizzly Man (2005)
5. Cache (2005)
6. Hustle & Flow (2005)
7. The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
8. A History of Violence (2005)
Batman Begins (2005)
9. 2046 (2004)
10. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

2006

 
1. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
2. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
3. United 93 (2006)
4. Half Nelson (2006)
5. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
6. In Paris (2006)
7. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
8. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
9. The Departed (2006)
10. The Puffy Chair (2005)

2007

 
1. No Country For Old Men (2007)
2. There Will Be Blood (2007)
3. The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
4. Grindhouse (2007)
5. Margot At the Wedding (2007)
6. Eastern Promises (2007)
7. Zodiac (2007)
8. Lady Chatterley (2006)
9. Into the Wild (2007)
10. Once (2007)

2008

 
1. The Edge of Heaven (2007)
2. The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
3. Romance of Astree and Celadon (2007)
4. Wendy and Lucy (2008)
5. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)
6. Summer Hours (2008)
7. The Dark Knight (2008)
8. In Bruges (2008)
9. Ballast (2008)
10. A Christmas Tale (2008)

2009

 
1. A Serious Man (2009)
2. You, the Living (2007)
3. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
4. Up (2009)
5. The Hurt Locker (2009)
6. Summer Hours (2008)
7. 35 Shots of Rum (2009)
8. Liverpool (2008)
9. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
10. Duplicity (2009)

2010

 
1. A Prophet (2009)
2. Winter's Bone (2010)
3. Four Lions (2010)
4. The Ghost Writer (2010)
5. Sweetgrass (2009)
6. The Kids Are All Right (2010)
7. Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl (2009)
8. Mid-August Lunch (2008)
9. Greenberg (2010)
10. Inception (2010)
The Social Network (2010)

2011

 
1. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)
2. Certified Copy (2010)
3. Melancholia (2011)
4. A Dangerous Method (2011)
5. Meek's Cutoff (2011)
6. Drive (2011)
7. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
8. Poetry (2010)
9. Into Eternity (2010)
10. The Descendants (2011)
Le Havre (2011)

2012

 
1. Margaret (2011)
2. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
3. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
4. This Is Not a Film (2011)
5. Lincoln (2012)
6. The Turin Horse (2011)
7. The Master (2012)
8. Bernie (2012)
9. Searching For Sugar Man (2012)
10. To Rome With Love (2012)

2013

 
1. Something In the Air (2012)
2. All Is Lost (2013)
3. Gravity (2013)
4. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
5. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
6. The Unspeakable Act (2012)
7. Nebraska (2013)
8. The Act of Killing (2012)
9. Amour (2012)
10. Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone (2013)

2014

 
1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
2. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
3. Under the Skin (2013)
4. Two Days, One Night (2014)
5. Boyhood (2014)
6. Blue Ruin (2013)
7. Force Majeure (2014)
8. The Homesman (2014)
9. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

2015

 
1. 45 Years (2015)
2. Son of Saul (2015)
3. Bridge of Spies (2015)
4. Experimenter (2015)
5. It Follows (2014)
6. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
7. Ex Machina (2015)
8. The Assassin (2015)
9. Spotlight (2015)
10. The Duke of Burgundy (2014)

2016

 
1. Aquarius (2016)
2. Our Little Sister (2015)
3. The Fits (2015)
4. Love In Khon Kaen (2015)
5. Things To Come (2016)
6. Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
7. Sully (2016)
8. Paterson (2016)
9. Green Room (2015)
10. Aferim! (2015)

2017

 
1. Twin Peaks (2017)
2. Phantom Thread (2017)
3. Get Out (2017)
4. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
5. A Quiet Passion (2016)
6. The Lovers (2017)
7. Detroit (2017)
8. The Shape of Water (2017)
9. Personal Shopper (2016)
10. Logan (2017)

2018

 
1. The Rider (2017)
2. Support the Girls (2018)
3. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
4. Lean On Pete (2017)
5. First Reformed (2017)
6. Roma (2018)
7. Hereditary (2018)
8. Zama (2017)
9. You Were Never Really Here (2017)
10. First Man (2018)

These top 10 lists come from Robert Horton's Year By Year Best Movies series. Click on the year to go to Horton's write-up for the corresponding list.