100 Best British films

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The 100 best British films as chosen by a panel of 150 film industry experts, including directors Sam Mendes, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and Wes Anderson, actors David Morrissey, Sally Hawkins and Thandie Newton, newspaper and magazine critics and the heads of the UK's major cultural organisations.

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  1. 44 -

    Listen to Britain

    1942, in 8 top lists Check
  2. 69 -

    Whisky Galore!

    1949 — a.k.a. Whisky Galore, in 7 top lists Check
  3. 39 -

    It Always Rains on Sunday

    1947, in 4 top lists Check
  4. 48 -

    The Fallen Idol

    1948 — a.k.a. The Lost Illusion, in 8 top lists Check
  5. 74 -

    The Long Day Closes

    1992, in 8 top lists Check
  6. 41 -

    London

    1994, in 3 top lists Check
  7. 73 -

    Edvard Munch

    1974, in 8 top lists Check
  8. 96 -

    24 Hour Party People

    2002, in 4 top lists Check
  9. 90 -

    This Is England

    2006, in 2 top lists Check
  10. 86 -

    Fish Tank

    2009, in 4 top lists Check
  11. 50 -

    Hunger

    2008, in 6 top lists Check
  12. 98 -

    Theater of Blood

    1973 — a.k.a. Much Ado About Murder, in 2 top lists Check
  13. 85 -

    A Cottage on Dartmoor

    1929 — a.k.a. Escape from Dartmoor, in 4 top lists Check
  14. 84 -

    Orlando

    1992, in 5 top lists Check
  15. 58 -

    Caravaggio

    1986, in 5 top lists Check
  16. 25 -

    Great Expectations

    1946, in 19 top lists Check
  17. 24 -

    Brazil

    1985, in 22 top lists Check
  18. 49 -

    Blowup

    1966 — a.k.a. Blow-Up, in 17 top lists Check
  19. 71 -

    Oliver!

    1968, in 6 top lists Check
  20. 75 -

    The Man in the White Suit

    1951, in 5 top lists Check
  21. 34 -

    Get Carter

    1971, in 10 top lists Check
  22. 37 -

    The Servant

    1963, in 14 top lists Check
  23. 7 -

    Performance

    1970, in 16 top lists Check
  24. 36 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
  25. 62 -

    The Long Good Friday

    1980, in 9 top lists Check
  26. 88 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 30 top lists Check
  27. 59 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  28. 23 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  29. 16 -

    Black Narcissus

    1947, in 15 top lists Check
  30. 8 -

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 18 top lists Check
  31. 21 -

    Nil by Mouth

    1997, in 3 top lists Check
  32. 22 -

    Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    1960, in 8 top lists Check
  33. 70 -

    Dead of Night

    1945, in 10 top lists Check
  34. 67 -

    Dracula

    1958, in 8 top lists Check
  35. 43 -

    Witchfinder General

    1968 — a.k.a. The Conqueror Worm, in 6 top lists Check
  36. 76 -

    Four Weddings and a Funeral

    1994, in 10 top lists Check
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    Blackmail

    1929, in 7 top lists Check
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    Sabotage

    1936 — a.k.a. The Woman Alone, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Ladykillers

    1955 — a.k.a. The Lady Killers, in 8 top lists Check
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    Don't Look Now

    1973, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Wicker Man

    1973, in 12 top lists Check
  42. 31 -

    Peeping Tom

    1960 — a.k.a. Face of Fear, in 19 top lists Check
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    Repulsion

    1965, in 17 top lists Check
  44. 18 -

    The Innocents

    1961, in 11 top lists Check
  45. 89 -

    Night and the City

    1950, in 9 top lists Check
  46. 6 -

    A Matter of Life and Death

    1946 — a.k.a. Stairway to Heaven, in 19 top lists Check
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    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 19 top lists Check
  48. 5 -

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 24 top lists Check
  49. 13 -

    The 39 Steps

    1935, in 15 top lists Check
  50. 33 -

    The Lady Vanishes

    1938, in 12 top lists Check
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