Cinemateca Portuguesa's Top 100 European Films

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The results of a 1994 poll of dozens of distinguished film critics and historians, who each picked their top 100 European films. Part of the book "100 dias 100 filmes".

We present here an extended version of that top 100, with all film selected by more than 10 voters.

Among the responses Cinemateca received, we can find those of Anti Alanen (Helsinki), João Bénard da Costa (Lisboa), Paolo Bertetto (Torino), Freddy Buache (Lausanne), André Chevallier (Lausanne), José Manuel Costa (Lisboa), Robert Daudelin (Montréal), Catherine Gautier (Madrid), Chris Horak (Rochester), Mathias Knop (Wiesbaden), Alain Marchand (Paris), Bernard Martinand (Paris), David Meeker (London), Ib Monty (Kobenhavn), Anne Morra (New York, MOMA), Dominique Païni (Paris), Enno Patalas (Munchen), José Maria Prado (Madrid) and Sergio Toffetti (Torino).

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  1. 1 new

    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

    1922 — a.k.a. Nosferatu, in 27 top lists Check
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    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 23 top lists Check
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    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 33 top lists Check
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    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 top lists Check
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    Ivan Groznyy

    1944 — a.k.a. Ivan the Terrible, Part I, in 19 top lists Check
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    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 26 top lists Check
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    Viaggio in Italia

    1954 — a.k.a. Journey to Italy, in 14 top lists Check
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    Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

    1927 — a.k.a. Napoleon, in 22 top lists Check
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    Der blaue Engel

    1930 — a.k.a. The Blue Angel, in 16 top lists Check
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    Der letzte Mann

    1924 — a.k.a. The Last Laugh, in 16 top lists Check
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    Gertrud

    1964, in 11 top lists Check
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    Roma città aperta

    1945 — a.k.a. Rome, Open City, in 22 top lists Check
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    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
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    Bronenosets Potemkin

    1925 — a.k.a. Battleship Potemkin, in 27 top lists Check
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    Le carrosse d'or

    1952 — a.k.a. The Golden Coach, in 6 top lists Check
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    Les enfants du paradis

    1945 — a.k.a. Children of Paradise, in 20 top lists Check
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    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
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    Lola Montès

    1955, in 12 top lists Check
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    The 39 Steps

    1935, in 15 top lists Check
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    Casque d'or

    1952 — a.k.a. Casque d'Or, in 9 top lists Check
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    Viridiana

    1961, in 22 top lists Check
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    Ordet

    1955 — a.k.a. The Word, in 20 top lists Check
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    Il gattopardo

    1963 — a.k.a. The Leopard, in 17 top lists Check
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    Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot

    1953 — a.k.a. Mr. Hulot's Holiday, in 21 top lists Check
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    Paisà

    1946 — a.k.a. Paisan, in 14 top lists Check
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    Pickpocket

    1959, in 19 top lists Check
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    Vredens dag

    1943 — a.k.a. Day of Wrath, in 12 top lists Check
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    L'avventura

    1960 — a.k.a. L'Avventura, in 23 top lists Check
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    Playtime

    1967, in 18 top lists Check
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    Madame de...

    1953 — a.k.a. The Earrings of Madame de..., in 12 top lists Check
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    Senso

    1954, in 12 top lists Check
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    Zemlya

    1930 — a.k.a. Earth, in 15 top lists Check
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    La grande illusion

    1937 — a.k.a. The Grand Illusion, in 29 top lists Check
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    Persona

    1966, in 25 top lists Check
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    Partie de campagne

    1946 — a.k.a. A Day in the Country, in 12 top lists Check
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    L'âge d'or

    1930 — a.k.a. L'Age d'Or, in 15 top lists Check
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    Le plaisir

    1952 — a.k.a. Le Plaisir, in 6 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 27 top lists Check
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    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 35 top lists Check
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    1963, in 31 top lists Check
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    Pierrot le fou

    1965 — a.k.a. Pierrot le Fou, in 15 top lists Check
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    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 30 top lists Check
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    Tristana

    1970, in 11 top lists Check
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    Hiroshima mon amour

    1959 — a.k.a. Hiroshima, My Love, in 16 top lists Check
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    Le mépris

    1963 — a.k.a. Contempt, in 16 top lists Check
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    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
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    The Lady Vanishes

    1938, in 13 top lists Check
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    Black Narcissus

    1947, in 13 top lists Check
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    Jules et Jim

    1962 — a.k.a. Jules and Jim, in 20 top lists Check
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    Le voyage dans la lune

    1902 — a.k.a. A Trip to the Moon, in 13 top lists Check
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