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10 Best Films of All Time Polls

10 Best Films of All Time Polls
by Sight & Sound Magazine
(by number of appearances in top 10, alphabetical order,
including the top-ten ranking within each decade’s poll)
Number of Appearances in Top Ten Poll, Film Title, Year, Director NAT
1952
Rank*
1962
Rank*
1972
Rank*
1982
Rank*
1992
Rank*
2002
Rank*
* Ranking from #1 to #10 based upon total number of votes received in that year’s polling
6 Appearances in Top 10:
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
(Sergei Eisenstein)
USSR # 4 # 6 # 3 # 6 # 6 # 7
La Regle du Jeu (1939)
(Jean Renoir)
FR # 10 # 3 # 2 # 2 # 2 # 3
5 Appearances in Top 10:
Citizen Kane (1941)
(Orson Welles)
US # 1 # 1 # 1 # 1 # 1
4 Appearances in Top 10:
none
3 Appearances in Top 10:
L’Avventura (1960)
(Michelangelo Antonioni)
IT # 2 # 5 # 7
8 1/2 (1963)
(Federico Fellini)
IT # 4 # 5 # 9
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
(Carl Theodor Dreyer)
FR # 7 # 7 # 6
Vertigo (1958)
(Alfred Hitchcock)
US # 7 # 4 # 2
2 Appearances in Top 10:
L’Atalante (1934)
(Jean Vigo)
FR # 10 # 6
The Bicycle Thief (1949)
(Vittorio De Sica)
IT # 1 # 7
The General (1927)
(Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman)
US # 8 # 10
Greed (1924)
(Erich von Stroheim)
US # 7 # 4
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
(Orson Welles)
US # 8 # 7
The Searchers (1956)
(John Ford)
US #10 # 5
Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
(Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen)
US # 3 # 10
Tokyo Story (1953)
(Yasujiro Ozu)
JP # 3 # 5
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
(Stanley Kubrick)
UK # 10 # 6
Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)
(Kenji Mizoguchi)
JP # 4 # 10
1 Appearance in Top 10:
Brief Encounter (1945)
(David Lean)
UK # 10
City Lights (1931)
(Charles Chaplin)
US # 2
The Godfather (1972) and
The Godfather Part II (1974)
(Francis Ford Coppola)
US # 4
The Gold Rush (1925)
(Charles Chaplin)
US # 2
Intolerance (1916)
(D.W. Griffith)
US # 5
Ivan the Terrible (1943-1946)
(Sergei Eisenstein)
USSR # 7
Le Jour Se Leve (1939)
(Marcel Carne)
FR # 7
Louisiana Story (1947)
(Robert Flaherty)
US # 5
Le Million (1930)
(Rene Clair)
FR # 10
Pather Panchali (1955)
(Satyajit Ray)
IN # 6
Persona (1967)
(Ingmar Bergman)
SW # 5
The Seven Samurai (1954)
(Akira Kurosawa)
JP # 3
Sunrise (1927)
(F. W. Murnau)
US # 7
La Terra Trema (1948)
(Luchino Visconti)
IT # 9
Wild Strawberries (1957) (Ingmar Bergman) SW # 10
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May 23, 2009 - Posted by | OUTSTANDING

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