ASC 100 Milestone Films in Cinematography of the 20th Century

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On January 8, 2019, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) celebrated its 100th anniversary. As part of the celebration, the Society released that day a list of 100 cinematographic masterpieces of the 20th Century, as voted on by ASC members.

The first ten films are ranked by number of votes. The remaining films are listed chronologically.

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  1. 1 new

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  2. 2 new

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 30 top lists Check
  3. 3 new

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 36 top lists Check
  4. 4 new

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
  5. 5 new

    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
  6. 6 new

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 30 top lists Check
  7. 7 new

    Il conformista

    1970 — a.k.a. The Conformist, in 17 top lists Check
  8. 8 new

    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 18 top lists Check
  9. 9 new

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  10. 10 new

    The French Connection

    1971, in 19 top lists Check
  11. 11 new

    Metropolis

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  12. 12 new

    Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

    1927 — a.k.a. Napoleon, in 18 top lists Check
  13. 13 new

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  14. 14 new

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  15. 15 new

    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 34 top lists Check
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    The Grapes of Wrath

    1940, in 22 top lists Check
  17. 17 new

    How Green Was My Valley

    1941, in 11 top lists Check
  18. 18 new

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
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    The Magnificent Ambersons

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
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    Black Narcissus

    1947, in 15 top lists Check
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    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 35 top lists Check
  22. 22 new

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 24 top lists Check
  23. 23 new

    The Third Man

    1949, in 33 top lists Check
  24. 24 new

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  25. 25 new

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 32 top lists Check
  26. 26 new

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  27. 27 new

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 32 top lists Check
  28. 28 new

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 30 top lists Check
  29. 29 new

    The Searchers

    1956, in 25 top lists Check
  30. 30 new

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  31. 31 new

    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 28 top lists Check
  32. 32 new

    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
  33. 33 new

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 26 top lists Check
  34. 34 new

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
  35. 35 new

    L'année dernière à Marienbad

    1961 — a.k.a. Last Year at Marienbad, in 21 top lists Check
  36. 36 new

    1963, in 32 top lists Check
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    Hud

    1963, in 6 top lists Check
  38. 38 new

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  39. 39 new

    Soy Cuba

    1964 — a.k.a. I Am Cuba, in 12 top lists Check
  40. 40 new

    Doctor Zhivago

    1965, in 17 top lists Check
  41. 41 new

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 25 top lists Check
  42. 42 new

    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    1966, in 15 top lists Check
  43. 43 new

    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 12 top lists Check
  44. 44 new

    The Graduate

    1967, in 26 top lists Check
  45. 45 new

    In Cold Blood

    1967, in 7 top lists Check
  46. 46 new

    C'era una volta il West

    1968 — a.k.a. Once Upon a Time in the West, in 25 top lists Check
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 22 top lists Check
  48. 48 new

    The Wild Bunch

    1969, in 23 top lists Check
  49. 49 new

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
  50. 50 new

    Klute

    1971, in 8 top lists Check
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Last updated on Jan 9, 2019 by The_Claw; source