This page shows you the list charts. By default, the movies are ordered by how many times they have been marked as a favorite. However, you can also sort by other information, such as the total number of times it has been marked as a dislike.
These are the 100 most voted movies with Japanese language listed on IMDb that also has Japan as country of origin. The list shows which movies have generated the most votes on IMDb and therefore can be said to be the most "popular", but not necessarily the best. An essential list for any fan of Japanese cinema.
Composed by feature films from 1907 to 2006 and a few short films from the silent period in Portugal, this list was commissioned by Instituto Camões.
1-37 - silent period
38-156 - feature films
Instituto Camões (Camoes Institute) was created in 1992 for the promotion of the Portuguese language and culture world-wide. The list was organized by José de Matos-Cruz, a Portuguese writer, journalist, editor, high-school teacher, investigator, encyclopedist. Since 1980 he works at the Cinemateca Portuguesa (Portuguese Film Archive), in Lisbon. He is a prominent historian of the Portuguese cinema.
In 1989, Bunshun Bunko asked 372 celebrities to vote for their favorite Japanese films. They used a point system to compile a list of the top 150 films, which they published in a [url=http://www.amazon.co.jp/大アンケートによる日本映画ベスト150-文春文庫―ビジュアル版-文芸春秋/dp/4168116093]book[/url]. See the [url=http://homepage1.nifty.com/cw/eiga-besuto150.htm]list source[/url] for an extended list and the point totals for each film.
In 2008 Nederland 2, the Dutch Film Festival, cinema.nl and VPRO banded together to let the general public vote for the Dutch Film Top 50. The public was able to vote for 3 films from a preselected list of 800+ Dutch films. Around 15000 people submitted their vote. This list is the result of that poll.
In 2012, YLE News asked 48 critics, journalists, and bloggers to vote for the best Finnish films of all time. This list includes all films that received at least 1 vote. See the [url=https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-6374952]source[/url] for the vote counts.
Film selections from the book "Tierra en trance: el cine latinoamericano en 100 películas," by Alberto Elena and Marina Díaz López (1999).
Selections are ordered by country of origin and year of release.
The 53 Magyar Film is a list compiled in 2012 by Magyar Művészeti Akadémia (The Hungarian Academy of Arts) of feature length Hungarian narrative films.
The voting led by Sandor Sara yielded a list of 53 films between the years ranging from the first Hungarian film in 1931 up to 1994.
These are the movies using the Norwegian language that have the most votes on IMDb. It shows which Norwegian movies are the most well-known or popular. New movies have an edge this way, considering they are more frequently voted, but some old classics managed to fight their way into the list. It contains movies of feature length. I update the list once a month.
In 2008, the Romanian Film Critics Association asked 40 critics, film historians, and journalists to vote for the best Romanian films. Each voter submitted a list of 10 films. This is a list of films that received at least 1 vote.
"This list of films is supposed to be a representative sample of the kinds of films that are produced and consumed in South Asia and elsewhere. It formed part of bfi's South Asian Cinema 2002 programme designed to present to the British public for the first time the immense diversity of South Asian cinema."
This is the list that was compiled by experts. BFI also ran a [url=http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/bfi+south+asian+top+50+-+readers+poll/sienel/]user poll[/url].
The list is divided into 5 sections:
41-50: Sri Lankan
In 1998, Cinemaya asked 34 critics (mostly Asian critics) to list their 10 favorite Asian films. Cinemaya published all of these lists in issue #41 of the magazine. #1 Tokyo Story appeared on 20 of the lists. This is a list of films that appeared on at least 2 lists. See [url=https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AhCbA3xledPhdGNGLXJ5VmtlZl94R015NDNwWEgxbnc]this spreadsheet[/url] for vote counts.
6 of the critics listed "The Apu Trilogy" without specifying an individual film, so I counted each trilogy vote as a vote for all 3 films.
You can see some of the top 10 lists in this [url=http://books.google.com/books?id=lZZ-mxaqP6IC&pg=PT416]Google book preview[/url].
In 2015, the Museum of Cinematography in Łódź asked 279 film professionals to vote for the best Polish films of all time. The top 65 films are ranked, all with 12 votes or more. The next 40 films are unranked, with 6-11 votes. The ballots are available on the [url=http://kinomuzeum.pl/?p=15020]Museum's website[/url].
In 2011, 6 cine.gr editors published their [url=https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/cine.grs+the+best+of+greek+cinema+preface/mjf314/]lists of the top 10 Greek films[/url], followed by a list of the top 60 Greek films (not compiled from the 6 lists but a separate list). This is the top 60 list. The list was published in 3 parts: [url=http://www.cine.gr/article.asp?id=11261]60-41[/url], [url=http://www.cine.gr/article.asp?id=11275]40-21[/url], [url=http://www.cine.gr/article.asp?id=11276]20-1[/url].
Greatest Italian films according to 109 critics/scholars and 50 filmmakers.
Note - this entry is just for one segment of an anthology film:
Ro.Go.Pa.G = La ricotta (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1963)
Voted by more than 70 directors, actors, programmers, scholars, journalists and critics for CineChile website.
This list is compiled out of the two “official” Russian lists found on ICheckMovies (“Russian Guild Of Film Critics - Best Russian Films” and “Livejournal Russian top 100”.
The movies on this list are movies that appear on at least one of the two lists, in addition to appearing on at least one other official top list.
Only movies released between 1922 and 1991 is counted.
The ‘Asian Cinema 100’ is a collaboration project with the Busan International Film Festival and the Busan Cinema Center to shed light on the values of Asian film. The list will be updated every 5 years to act as a guide for the aesthetic value and history of Asian cinema and to discover hidden masterpieces and talented directors of Asia.
For the project, 73 prominent film professionals at home and abroad included film critics such as Jonathan Rosenbaum, Tony Rayns, Hasumi Shigehiko, and renowned festival executives, programmers, and directors Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Bong Joon-ho, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. They recommended their top 10 films, resulting in 113 selections and 106 directors (including joint rankings) for the final 100 list.
This list is from 2015. See the [url=http://web.archive.org/web/20151031145338/http://www.biff.kr/Template/Builder/00000001/page.asp?page_num=5865]list source[/url] for the top directors and to see which films are tied.