Top 10… Films I need to see

I thought I’d be a little different this week and rather than do an ordered top 5, I’d do an unordered top 10. This is inspired by the recent Sight and Sound top 50 films of all time list as it was another reminder of some of the phenomenal films I am yet to see. So here in order of age are my top 10 films I really want to catch up with.


1. The General (1926)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0017925/

2. Metropolis (1927)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0017136/

3. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0020629/

4. The Red Shoes (1948)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0040725/

5. Tokyo Story (1953)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0046438/

6. The Seventh Seal (1957)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0050976/

7. The 400  Blows (1959)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0053198/

8. 8½ (1963)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0056801/

9. Badlands (1973)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0069762/

10 Gandhi (1982)

http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0083987/

Honourable mentions

  • Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (1927)
  • M (1931)
  • It Happened One Night (1934)
  • Gilda (1946)
  • Ikiru (1952)
  • Yojimbo (1961)
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
  • If… (1968)
  • Kes (1969)
  • Ran (1985)
  • Three Colours Trilogy (1993-4)
  • Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
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