All lists subject to change -- Honorable Mention films were additions to the original list

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top ten list: 2016

1-Patterson 2-Manchester by the Sea. 3-La La Land 4-Hell or High Water 5- The Wailing 6-Love & Friendship 7-
Neruda  8-The Lovers & The Despot  9  I Am Not Your Negro 10-Little Men. Honorable Mention: Florence Foster Jenkins/Jackie/The Alchemist Cookbook/Life, Animated/Deepwater Horizon.

top ten list: 2015

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Cartel Land 2-The Assassin 3-Spotlight 4-Sicario 5-Ex Machina 6-Carol 7-Beasts of no Nation  8-Macbeth 9- Steve Jobs 10-Queen of Earth Honorable Mention: In Jackson Heights/Son of Saul..

top ten list: 2014                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
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Boyhood 2-Birdman 3-Theory of Everything 4-Frank 5-The Two Faces of January 6-American Sniper 7-Grand Budapest Hotel  8-Calvary 9- Babadook 10-A Most Wanted Man. Honorable                                mention: Interstellar/Mr. Turner/Winter Sleep/Predestination/Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued.
                                             
top ten list: 2013
 
1-Museum Hours 2-Upstream Color 3-Before Midnight 4-Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner 5-Enough Said 6-Blue is the Warmest Color 7-
Captain Phillips 8-Gravity 9-Inside Llewyn Davis 10 --Prisoners. Honorable mention: Her/Nebraska/Crystal Fairy & The Magical Cactus/A Touch of Sin/Siddharth/Only Lovers Left Alive/Stray Dogs.

top ten list: 2012 

1-The Master 2-The Day He Arrives 3-Holy Motors 4-The Deep Blue Sea 5-Lincoln 6-
Amour 7-Magic Mike 8-Skyfall 9--The Sessions 10- The Hunter. Honorable mention: Old Dog//Killing Them Softly/Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story/Arbitrage/Marley/Barbara/Tabu/Frances Ha/Night Across the Street/Mud/A Hijacking/Hannah Arendt/The Pervert's G 3-uide to Ideology/Like Someone in Love.

top ten list: 2011

1-The Tree of Life 2-Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 3-The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo 4-Hugo 5-Pina 6-Bobby Fischer Against The World 7-George Harrison: Living in the Material World 8-We Need To Talk About Kevin 9-Drive 10-Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory. Honorable mention: A Dangerous Method/A Separation/My Reincarnation/Bullhead/Once Upon A Time in Anatolia/The Turin Horse/The Forgiveness of Blood/Neil Young Journeys.

top ten list: 2010

1- Poetry 2- Another Year 3- Mother  4- World on a Wire 5- Ajami 6- The Ghost Writer 7- Carlos 8- Winter's Bone 9- The Social Network 10- Green Zone. Honorable mention: Certified Copy/Uncle Boonmee/Meek's Cutoff/The Strange Case of Angelica/Silent Souls/A Screaming Man.

top ten list: 2009

1- A Serious Man  2- The Secret of Kells  3- Police Adjective  4- The Limits of Control 5- Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl 6- Night and Day 7- Anvil! The Story of Anvil! 8- White Material 9- The Hurt Locker 10- Lebanon. Honorable mention: Tibet in Song/The Woman With The 5 Elephants/The Portuguese Nun.

top ten list: 2008 

1- The Headless Woman 2- 35 Shots of Rum 3- The Wrestler 4- A Christmas Tale 5- Let The Right One In  6- Wendy and Lucy 7- Gomorrah 8- Burn After Reading 9- Of Time and The City 10- Hunger. Honorable mention: Extraordinary Stories/Revanche/Still Walking.

top ten list: 2007

1- Berlin Alexanderplatz 2- Killer of Sheep 3- Eastern Promises 4- No Country For Old Men 5- There Will Be Blood 6- Alexandra 7- 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days 8- In The Valley Of Elah 9- The Other Side of the Mirror: Bob Dylan 10- Taxi to the Dark Side. Honorable mention: The Secret of the Grain/Yella/Science is Fiction: 23 Films of Jean Painlove/Silent Light/The Man From Earth.

top ten list: 2006

1- Vajra Sky Over Tibet 2- Neil Young: Heart of Gold 3- The Death of Mr. Lazarescu 4- Syndromes and A Century 5- Pan's Labyrinth 6- The Fountain 7- Children of Men 8- Half Nelson 9- Letters from Iwo Jima 10- Find Me Guilty. Honorable mention: Bamako/Volver.    

top ten list: 2005 

1-A History of Violence 2- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 3- The Sun 4- Three Times 5- Syriana 6- Broken Flowers 7- Who is Bozo Texino? 8- The Squid and the Whale 9- Good Night, and Good Luck 10- Ballet Russes. Honorable mention: Persona Non Grata.

top ten list: 2004 

1- Distant 2- Million Dollar Baby 3- Before Sunset 4- Tropical Malady 5- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 6- Maria Full of Grace 7- Z Channel 8- Fahrenheit 9/11 9- The Holy Girl 10- Downfall.  Honorable mention: Aaltra.

top ten list:
2003
    

1- Goodbye Dragon Inn 2- Wheel of Time 3- Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... Spring 4- Spider 5- Cafe Lumiere 6- Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion 7- Cowards Bend Their Knees 8- The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill 9- Not on the Lips 10- Elephant.  Honorable mentions: Crimson Gold/The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein/Mystic River/Capturing the Friedmans/Lost In Translation/Northfork /My Architect: A Sons's Journey/The Nazi Officer's Wife/The Agronomist/The Company/Memories of Murder/Los Angeles Plays Itself.

top ten list:
2002
 

1- Russian Ark 2- Talk to Her 3- Time Out 4- Marathon 5- The Son 6- Ten 7- Blissfully Yours 8- Minority Report 9- All or Nothing 10- The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.  Honorable mentions: The Pianist/The Hours/Late Marriage/Back Against the Wall/Chekov's Motifs/Ararat/Turning Gate.   

top ten list: 2001 

1- What Time is it There? 2- The Fast Runner 3- Nijinsky 4- Waking Life 5- Gosford Park 6- The Circle 7- I Stand Alone 8- Innocence 9- Ghost World 10- Ten Hundred Kings.  Honorable mentions: A.I/The Pledge/Mulholland Drive//Kandahar.  Honorable mention: I'm Going Home. 

top ten list: 2000 

1- Beau Travail 2- Yi Yi 3- Va Savoir 4- Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai 5- Cyclo 6- Werckmeister Harmonies 7- Joe Gould's Secret 8- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 9- Beyond the Clouds 10- La Commune. Honorable mentions: Under the Sand//Taboo/One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich/House of Mirth.

top ten list: 1999 

1- Eyes Wide Shut 2- The Wind Will Carry Us 3- Topsy-Turvy 4- My Voyage to Italy 5- Bringing Up the Dead 6- Being John Malkovich 7- The Winslow Boy 8- Limbo 9-  Rosetta 10 -Mr. Death. Honorable mentions: Human Resources/ Himalaya/Night Waltz /Ratcatcher/On The Ropes/South.         

top ten list: 1998 

1-The Celebration 2- Confession 3- The Idiots 4- The Cruise 5- The Thin Red Line 6- Saving Private Ryan 7- Happiness 8- A Simple Plan 9- Affliction 10- Conceiving Ada. Honorable mentions: Besieged/Clockwatchers/The Eel/Windhorse. Honorable mention: Histoires Du Cinema/Khrustalyov, My Car!.

top ten list: 1997     

1- Mother and Son 2- Taste of Cherry 3- The River 4- The Sweet Hereafter 5- Character 6- Fast, Cheap & Out of Control 7- Kundun 8- Year of the Horse 9- Robinson in Space 10- The Saltman of Tibet. Honorable mention: A Humble Life.  

top ten list: 1996 

1- Lone Star 2- Fargo 3- Secrets & Lies 4- A Moment of Innocence 5- Oriental Elegy 6- La Promesse 7- Breaking the Waves 8- The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus 9- Crash 10- From the Journals of Jean Seberg.              

top ten list: 1995 

1- Dead Man 2- Before Sunrise 3- Seven 4- Pharaoh's Army 5- Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider 6- The White Balloon 7- The Beckoning Light 8- The World of Jacques Demy 9- Cyclo 10- The Convent. Honorable mention: Get Shorty/Beyond the Clouds.

top ten list: 1994   

1- The Tibetan Book of the Dead 2- Satantango 3- Vive L'Amour 4- Three Colors: Red 5- Pulp Fiction 6- The Shawshank Redemption 7- Vanya on 42nd Street 8- Quiz Show 9- Queen Margot 10- Bitter Moon.  

top ten list: 1993  

1- The Last Bolshevik 2-Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould 3- Schindler's List  4Matinee 5- The Secret Garden 6- Brother's Keeper 7- Three Colors: Blue 8- Latcho Drom 9- The Blue Kite 10- Naked. Honorable mention: Wittgenstein.  

top ten list: 1992  

1- Rebels of the Neon God 2- One False Move 3- Reservoir Dogs 4- Unforgiven 5- Simple Men 6- Thunderheart 7- Glengarry Glen Ross 8- Olivier, Olivier 9- The Player 10- Orlando. Honorable mention: The Actress.       

top ten list: 1991    

1- La Belle Noiseuse 2- Queen of Diamonds 3- Life and Nothing More 4- A Woman's Tale 5- The Stranger 6- Black Robe 7- Surviving Desire 8- A Brief History of Time 9- Tous Les Matins du Monde 10- Kafka. Honorable mention: The Double Life of Veronique/A Brighter Summer Day/Zycie Za Zycie.

top ten list: 1990  

1- The Second Circle 2- Step Across the Border 3-Close-Up 4- The Freshman 5- Europa Europa 6- The Sheltering Sky 7- An Angel At My Table 8- Life is Sweet 9- Goodfellas 10- Golden Braid. Honorable mention: Vincent & Theo.     

top ten list: 1989  

1- The Decalogue  2- Why Has The Bodhi-Dharma Left For The East? 3- Chameleon Street  4- Mystery Train 5- Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer 6- Lodz Ghetto 7- Sex, Lies and Videotape 8- Drugstore Cowboy 9- The Unbelievable Truth 10- Say Anything. Honorable mention: War Requiem/The Plot Against Harry/Breaking In.

top ten list: 1988  

1- Damnation 2- A Short Film About Killing 3- A Short Film About Love 4- Sonata for Viola 5- Distant Voices, Still Lives 6- Dead Ringers 7- Midnight Run 8- Who Framed Roger Rabbit 9- Gang of Four 10- Vanishing. Honorable mention: Running on Empty.

top ten list: 1987  

1- Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh 2- Yeelen 3-Wings of Desire 4- Rouge 5- The Dead 6- Full Metal Jacket 7- Withnail And I 8- Near Dark 9- Radio Days 10- Candy Mountain. Honorable mentions: Swimming to Cambodia/Medea/Moscow Elegy/Tin Men.

top ten list: 1986  

1- The Sacrifice 2- Horse Thief  3- Man Facing Southeast 4- Manhunter 5- Salvador 6- Sleepwalk 7- Cactus 8- Magdalena Viraga 9- Blue Velvet 10- Signal Seven.  Honorable mentions: Down By Law/Caravaggio/Family Viewing /Wolf at the Door/Parting Glances/The Terrorizers/River's Edge.

top ten list: 1985  

1- Vagabound 2- Bring on the Night 3- After Hours 4- Brazil 5- Ran 6- Time to Live and Time to Die 7- To Live and Die in LA 8- Lost in America 9- The Purple Rose of Cairo 10- Tokyo-Ga

top ten list: 1984  

1- Love Streams 2- Love Unto Death 3- My First Wife  4- Repo Man 5- Almanac of Fall 6- The Times of Harvey Milk 7- Mixed Blood 8- Paris, Texas 9-  Stranger Than Paradise 10- Broadway Danny Rose.  Honorable mentions: Class Relations. 

top ten list: 1983  

1- L'Argent 2- Nostalghia 3- Sans Soleil 4- Man of Flowers 5- Local Hero 6- The Ballad of Narayama 7- Never Cry Wolf 8- Streamers 9- Tender Mercies 10- Rembetiko.  Honorable mention: Rumble Fish.

top ten list: 1982  

1- The Draughtsman's Contract 2- Fanny and Alexander 3- Blade Runner 4- The Verdict 5- Stravinsky at a Border 6- Querelle 7- The King of Comedy 8- Burden of Dreams 9- Q: The Winged Serpent 10- Tales From the Gimli Hospital. Honorable mentions: Veronika Voss/ Hamsin/Diner/Unforgiven/Losing Ground.             

top ten list: 1981  

1- Scanners 2- Lola 3- Diva  4- Whoever Says The Truth Shall Die 5- My Dinner with Andre 6- The Loveless 7- Man of Iron 8-Night and Day 9- Das Boot 10- The Outsider. Honorable mention: Lion of the Desert.

top ten list: 1980  

1-The Secret of Nikola Tesla 2- The Elephant Man 3- Breaker Morant 4- Raging Bull 5- Melvin and Howard 6- The Falls 7- Popeye 8- The Stunt Man 9- Dressed to Kill 10- The Big Red One.  Honorable mention: Lightning over water/Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers.

top ten list: 1979  

1- Stalker 2- The Marriage of Maria Braun 3-Wise Blood 4- Perceval le Gallois 5- Manhattan 6- China Syndrome 7- Zulu Dawn 8- Christ Stopped at Eboli 9- Escape from Alcatraz 10- Quadrophenia. Honorable mention: The Tempest.

top ten list: 1978  

1- In A Year of 13 Moons 2- Perfumed Nightmare 3- Fedora 4- Deer Hunter 5- The Shout 6- Days of Heaven 7- Autumn Sonata 8- Germany in Autumn 9- Les Rendez-Vous D'Anna 10- Gates of Heaven. Honorable mention: The Last Waltz.

top ten list: 1977  

1- Providence 2- Chinatown 3- A Grin Without A Cat 4- The Grateful Dead Movie 5- Iphigenia 6- Bad 7- The Ascent 8- Eraserhead 9- Annie Hall 10- Opening Night. Honorable mention: Last Chants for a Slow Dance.

top ten list: 1976  

1- Taxi Driver 2- F for Fake 3- Family Plot 4- God Told Me To 5- In The Realm of the Senses 6- Kings of the Road 7- The Shootist 8- News From Home 9- The Man Who Fell To Earth 10- Car Wash. Honorable mention: All The President's Men.

top ten list: 1975  

1- Nashville 2- Jeanne Dielman 3- Barry Lyndon 4- The Mirror 5- The Passenger 6- The Rocky Horror Picture Show 7- Winstanley 8- Mother Kusters Goes To Heaven 9- Adoption 10- Fox and his Friends. Honorable mention: Moses and Aaron/Black Moon.

top ten list: 1974  

1- Edvard Munch 2- Lancelot of the Lake 3- Mahler 4- Martha 5- A Woman Under the Influence 6- Celine and Julie Go Boating 7- The Conversation 8- Effie Briest 9- The Godfather II 10- Janis. Honorable Mention: The Castle of Sand/The Mouth Agape.

top ten list: 1973  

1- Mean Streets 2- The Spirit of the Beehive 3- The Mother and The Whore 4- Don't Look Now 5- The Long Goodbye 6- It's Alive 7- Slither 8- Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid 9- The Killing Kind 10- The Friends of Eddie Coyle. Honorable mention: A River Called Titus/Ganja & Hess/Sisters.

top ten list: 1972  

1- Aguirre, The Wrath of God 2- Solaris 3- Two-Lane Blacktop 4- Winter Soldier 5- Fat City 6- The Heartbreak Kid 7- The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant 8- Deliverance 9- Blaise Pascal 10- Siddharta. Honorable mention: Dreamwood.

top ten list: 1971  

1- Love 2- McCabe and Mrs. Miller 3- Get Carter 4- Whity 5- Beware of a Holy Whore 6- The Adversary 7- The Devils 8- The Last Picture Show 9- Walkabout 10- Straw Dogs. Honorable mention: Two-Lane Blacktop/Wake in Fright/Socrates/Appointment in Bray/Minnie and Moskowitz.

top ten list: 1970  

1- Wanda 2- Zabriskie Point 3- Performance 4- Gimme Shelter 5- The Honeymoon Killers 6- The Conformist 7- Claire's Knee 8- Bridge In The Jungle 9- WR: Mysteries Of The Organism 10- The Red Circle. Honorable mention: Brewster McCloud/A Swedish Love Story.

top ten list: 1969  

1-  A Gentle Woman 2-  Love is Colder Than Death 3- The Milky Way 4- Kes  5- Model Shop 6- Le Boucher 7- A Touch of Zen  8- Downhill Racer 9- The Gladiators 10- Marlowe. Honorable mention: Army in the Shadows/My Night at Maud's/A Time For Dying.

top ten list: 1968  

1- 2001: A Space Odyssey 2- Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach 3- Rosemary's Baby 4- Les Biches 5- Monterrey Pop 6- Night of the Living Dead 7- Pretty Poison 8- The Girl 9- Hour of the Wolf  10- Will Penny. Honorable mention: All My Good Countrymen/Once Upon The Time In The West/One Night...A Train/Death by Hanging.

top ten list: 1967  

1- Mouchette 2- Playtime 3- Don't Look Back 4- The Young Girls at Rochefort 5- Privilege 6- Le Samourai 7- Beach Red 8- Point Blank 9- The Red and The White 10- La Chinoise. Honorable mention: The Sorcerers/Weekend/Marketa Lazarova.

top ten list: 1966  

1- Andrei Rublev 2- Au Hasard Balthazar 3- Wings 4- The Rise of Louis XIV 5- Persona 6- Masculine Feminine 7- Blowup 8- Hunger  9- The Nun 10- Falling Leaves. Honorable mention: Black Girl/Kryla (Wings)/The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short.

top ten list: 1965  

1- Chimes at Midnight 2- The Battle of Algiers 3-The Fifth Horseman is Fear  4- Loves of a Blonde 5- Major Dundee 6- Repulsion 7- The Roundup 8- The Shop on Main Street 9- The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 10- Fists in the Pocket. Honorable mention: The Moment of Truth/A High Wind in Jamaica.

top ten list: 1964  

1- Dr. Strangelove  2- Charulata 3- Gertrud 4- Zulu 5- The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 6- The Red Desert 7- Diamonds of the Night 8- Hamlet 9- Pale Flower 10- Scorpio Rising. Honorable mentions: The Diary of a Chambermaid/Nothing But A Man.

top ten list: 1963  

1- The Leopard 2- An Actor's Revenge 3- Contempt 4- The Haunting 5- Muriel 6- The Silence 7- America, America 8- Charade 9- The Fire Within 10- Hands Over The City. Honorable mentions: Hud/The House is Black/The Caretaker.

top ten list: 1962  

1- An Autumn Afternoon 2- Exterminating Angel  3- La Jetee 4- The Trial of Joan of Arc 5- Confessions of an Opium Eater 6- Eclipse 7- The Grim Reaper 8- Jules and Jim 9- Knife in the Water 10- Ride the High Country. Honorable mention: Lawrence of Arabia/The Lovers of Teruel/The Trial.

top ten list: 1961  

1- Leon Morin, Priest 2- Viridiana 3- Lola 4- Through a Glass Darkly 5- Yojimbo 6- The Exiles 7- Blast of Silence 8- The Hustler 9- Last Year at Marienbad 10- Girl With A Suitcase. Honorable mentions: Antigone.

top ten list: 1960  

1- The Cloud-Capped Star 2- Psycho 3- Late Autumn 4- Black Sunday 5- L'Avventura 6- Peeping Tom 7- Les Bonnes Femmes 8- Macario 9- Jigoku 10- Le Trou. Honorable mention: The Last Voyage.

top ten list: 1959  

1- Floating Weeds 2- Eyes Without A Face 3- Pickpocket 4- Good Morning 5- Hiroshima Mon Amour 6- Imitation of Life 7- North by Northwest 8- The Hound of the Baskervilles  9- The World of Apu 10- Shadows. Honorable mentions: Warlock/Guns, Girls and Gangsters/India: Matri Bhumi.

top ten list: 1958  

1- Nazarin 2- Touch of Evil 3-Murder by Contract  4- The Tarnished Angel 5- Equinox Flower  6- A Time To Love And A Time To Die 7- Eroica 8- The Magician  9- Man of the West 10- Vertigo. Honorable mention: The Music Room/Run Silent Run Deep.

top ten list: 1957  

1- Paths of Glory 2- Sweet Smell of Success 3- Wild Strawberries 4- Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? 5- Il Grido 6- Night of the Demon  7- Nights of Cabiria 8- The Incredible Shrinking Man 9- Forty Guns 10- Throne of Blood. Honorable mention: On The Bowery/White Nights.

top ten list: 1956  

1- A Man Escaped 2- Early Spring 3- The Searchers 4- The Killing 5-Forbidden Planet 6- Crazed Fruit 7- Death in the Garden 8- Bigger Than Life 9- Seven Men From Now 10- The Wrong Man. Honorable mention: Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

top ten list: 1955  

1- The Night of the Hunter 2- Ordet 3-Bob The Gambler 4- Kiss Me Deadly 5- Wichita 6 Pather Panchali 7- Night and Fog 8- Killer's Kiss 9- Run For Cover 10- Le Amiche. Honorable mention: All That Heaven Allows/Floating Clouds.

top ten list: 1954  

1- Sansho the Bailiff 2- Track of the Cat 3- The Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome 4- La Pointe Courte 5- A Star is Born 6- Seven Samurai 7- Robinson Crusoe 8- Another Sky 9- Hobson's Choice 10- Johnny Guitar. Honorable mention: Late Chrysanthemums/Sound of the Mountain.

top ten list: 1953  

1- Tokyo Story 2- Voyage in Italy 3- Sawdust and Tinsel 4- A Geisha 5- The Big Heat 6- I Vitelloni 7- Little Fugitive 8- Julius Caesar 9- The Naked Spur 10- Ugetsu. Honorable mention: The Earrings of Madame De .../Angel Face/Anatahan/The Wages of Fear.

top ten list: 1952  

1- Bend of the River 2- Angel Face 3- The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice 4- High Noon 5-  Casque D'Or 6- The Lusty Men 7- Singin' In The Rain  8- Umberto D 9- On Dangerous Ground 10- Life of Oharu. Honorable mention: The Narrow Margin.

top ten list: 1951  

1- Early Summer 2- The Lost One 3- The Man in the White Suit 4- Strangers on a Train 5- The Tall Target 6- The Thing From Another World 7- The Steel Helmet 8- The Tales of Hoffmann 9- Thunder on the Hill 10- The Red Badge of Courage. Honorable mention: The River.

top ten list: 1950  

1- Diary of a Country Priest 2- D.O.A. 3- Los Olvidados 4- Sunset Boulevard 5- Story of a Love Affair 6- Try and Get Me 7- Rashomon 8- Orpheus 9- In A Lonely Place 10- The Flowers of St. Francis. Honorable mention: The Strange Ones/The Gunslinger.

top ten list: 1949  

1- Late Spring 2- The Third Man 3- The Heiress 4- Intruder in the Dust 5- Kind Hearts and Coronets 6- On The Town 7- Adam's Rib 8- The Reckless Moment 9- Caught 10- The Set-Up. Honorable mention: The Queen of Spades/The Walking Hills.

top ten list: 1948  

1- The Lady From Shanghai 2- The Red Shoes 3- The Big Clock 4- The Fallen Idol 5- Force of Evil 6- Hamlet 7- He Walked By Night 8- Red River 9- The Winslow Boy 10- The Last Stage. Honorable mention: Letter from an Unknown Woman.

top ten list: 1947  

1- Black Narcissus 2- Out of The Past 3- Brighton Rock 4- The Silence of the Sea 5- The Record of a Tenement Gentleman 6- The Young One 7- Jenny Lamour 8- Monsieur Verdoux 9- Nightmare Alley 10- Mine Own Executioner.

top ten list: 1946  

1- The Big Sleep 2- The Postman Always Rings Twice 3- The Spiral Staircase 4- Stairway to Heaven 5- Specter of the Rose 6- Notorious 7- My Darling Clementine 8- The Dark Corner 9- The Best Years of Our Lives 10- Canyon Passage. Honorable mention: Under the Bridges.

top ten list: 1945  

1- I Know Where I'm Going 2- The Picture of Dorian Gray 3- A Walk in the Sun 4- The Battle of San Pietro 5- The Story of G.I. Joe 6- They Were Expendable 7- The Southerner 8- Les Dames Du Bois De Boulogne 9- Detour 10- Cornered. Honorable mention: Children of Paradise.

top ten list: 1944   

1-Double Indemnity 2- Meet Me in St. Louis 3- A Canterbury Tale 4- The Curse of the Cat People 5- Hail The Conquering Hero 6- Laura 7- The Lodger 8- The Miracle At Morgan's Creek 9- To Have and Have Not 10- Bluebeard. Honorable mention: The Children Are Watching/Christmas Holiday.

top ten list: 1943 

1- Day of Wrath 2- The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp 3- The Leopard Man 4- I Walked With A Zombie 5- The Ox-Bow Incident 6- Shadow of a Doubt 7- Le Corbeau 8-  Hangman Also Die! 9- Ossessive 10- Lassie Come Home. Honorable mention: Five Graves to Cairo/Stormy Weather.

top ten list: 1942  

1- Casablanca 2- There Was A Father 3- The Magnificent Ambersons 4- Cat People 5- The Palm Beach Story 6- To Be or Not To Be 7- I Married A Witch 8- Kid Glove Killer 9- The Man Who Came To Dinner 10- One of Our Aircraft is Missing. Honorable mention: Went That Day Well?.

top ten list: 1941  

1- Citizen Kane 2- Maltese Falcon 3- Frankenstein 4- The Lady Eve 5- The Shanghai Gesture 6- Ornamental Hairpin 7- The Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family 8- The Wolfman 9- The Strawberry Blonde 10- The Little Foxes. Honorable mention: Dumbo.

top ten list: 1940  

1- His Girl Friday 2- Pinocchio 3- The Grapes of Wrath 4- The Letter 5- The Mark of Zorro 6- British Intelligence 7- The Thief of Bagdad 8- Rebecca 9- Christmas in July 10- Northwest Passage. Honorable mention: The Shop Around the Corner.

top ten list: 1939  

1- Rules of the Game 2- Gone With The Wind 3- Stagecoach 4- The Light Ahead 5- Gunga Din 6- The Hunchback of Notre Dame 7- Spy in Black 8- Young Mr. Lincoln 9- Le Jour Se Leve 10- The Hound of the Baskervilles. Honorable mention: The Wizard of Oz/Wuthering Heights/The Story of the last Chrysanthemums/The Housekeeper's Daughter.

top ten list: 1938  

1- Bringing Up Baby 2- Holiday 3- The Lady Vanishes 4- The Human Beast 5-  Drums 6- Adventures of Robin Hood 7- Gold is Where You Find It 8- A Christmas Carol 9- La Marseillaise 10- The Masseurs and a Woman.

top ten list: 1937  

1- The Dybbuk 2- The Grand Illusion 3- Stage Door 4- Make Way For Tomorrow 5- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 6- What Did The Lady Forget? 7- You Only Live Once 8- The Great Garrick  9- Young and Innocent 10- Edge of the World. Honorable mention: Humanity & Paper Balloons.

top ten list: 1936  

1- The Only Son 2- Osaka Elegy 3- Showboat 4- Libeled Lady 5- Rembrandt 6- Swingtime 7- Abel Gance's Beethoven 8- The Prisoner of Shark Island 9- The Crime of Monsieur Lange 10- Yiddle with his Fiddle. Honorable mention: A Day in the Country/By the Bluest of Seas.

top ten list: 1935  

1- The Bride of Frankenstein 2- The 39 Steps 3- The Little Colonel 4- The Mutiny on the Bounty 5- Sylvia Scarlett 6- An Inn in Tokyo 7- The Gold Diggers 8- Mad Love 9- The Whole Town's Talking 10- Top Hat.

top ten list: 1934  

1- L'Atalante 2- The Scarlet Empress  3- A Story of Floating Weeds 4- Black Cat 5- Imitation of Life 6- The Third Man 7- Three Songs About Lenin 8- Twentieth Century 9- It's A Gift 10- The Thin Man.

top ten list: 1933  

1- Duck Soup 2- The Invisible Man 3- Passing Fancy 4- Sons of the Desert 5- Zoo in Budapest 6- Gold Diggers of 1933 7- Counsellor at Law 8- Mystery of the Wax Museum 9- Emperor Jones 10- King Kong.

top ten list: 1932  

1- The Old Dark House 2- Love Me Tonight 3- Uncle Moses 4- Shanghai Express 5- I Was Born, But ... 6-  I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang 7- The Mummy 8- Trouble in Paradise 9- The Penguin Pool Murder 10- Freaks/Island of Lost Souls.

top ten list: 1931  

1- M 2- City Lights 3- Last Flight 4- Kameradschaft 5- Le Million 6- Waterloo Bridge 7- Tokyo Chorus 8- Safe in Hell 9- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 10- Little Caesar. Honorable mention: Tabu/A Nous La Liberte/Drums of Jeopardy.

top ten list: 1930  

1- The Blood of a Poet 2- All Quiet on the Western Front 3- People on Sunday 4- Our Daily Bread 5- The Blue Angel 6- The Silent Enemy 7- Applause 8- Morocco 9- Animal Crackers 10- The Bishop Murder Case. Honorable mention: Safe in Hell/Earth/L'Age D'Or.

top ten list: silents from 1929-1925  

1- The General 2- The Passion of Joan of Arc  3- Greed 4- Sunrise 5- The Crowd  6-  Un Chien Andalou 7- Battleship Potemkin 8- Faust 9- Metropolis 10- Pandora's Box. Honorable mention: The Last Command/The Man Who Laughs/Kurutta Ippeiji.

top ten list: silents from 1924-1902

1- Birth of a Nation 2- Nosferatu 3- The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 4- Intolerance 5- Les Vampires 6- The Navigator 7- Sherlock Jr. 8- He Who Gets Slapped 9- Our Hospitality 10- A Trip to the Moon. Honorable mention: Peter Pan/Lonesome/The Loves of Pharaoh/Napoleon.