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Independent is not a strict genre category, but is rather a grouping of films that are financed outside the regular channels of big production companies. Not being tied to those production companies, independent films often dare to tread outside the more familiar paths used by those companies.

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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  2. 20 -

    Akira

    1988, in 19 top lists Check
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    Amadeus

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 14 top lists Check
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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 36 top lists Check
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    Ascenseur pour l'échafaud

    1958 — a.k.a. Elevator to the Gallows, in 10 top lists Check
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    Before Sunset

    2004, in 14 top lists Check
  8. 21 -

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 22 top lists Check
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    Bin-jip

    2004 — a.k.a. 3-Iron, in 10 top lists Check
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    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 28 top lists Check
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    Brazil

    1985, in 22 top lists Check
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    C.R.A.Z.Y.

    2005, in 2 top lists Check
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    Campanadas a medianoche

    1965 — a.k.a. Chimes at Midnight, in 13 top lists Check
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    Crimes and Misdemeanors

    1989, in 14 top lists Check
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    Dancer in the Dark

    2000, in 9 top lists Check
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    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 15 top lists Check
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    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 18 top lists Check
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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 25 top lists Check
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    Fitzcarraldo

    1982, in 14 top lists Check
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    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 10 top lists Check
  21. 28 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 9 top lists Check
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    Johnny Got His Gun

    1971, in 4 top lists Check
  23. 48 -

    Kes

    1969, in 12 top lists Check
  24. 24 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 13 top lists Check
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    The King's Speech

    2010, in 10 top lists Check
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    Kôkaku Kidôtai

    1995 — a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell, in 15 top lists Check
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    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 20 top lists Check
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    The Lion in Winter

    1968, in 7 top lists Check
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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    1998, in 6 top lists Check
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    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
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    The Message

    1976 — a.k.a. Mohammad: Messenger of God, in 8 top lists Check
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
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    Mulholland Dr.

    2001 — a.k.a. Mulholland Drive, in 26 top lists Check
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    Night of the Living Dead

    1968, in 20 top lists Check
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
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    Opening Night

    1977, in 6 top lists Check
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    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
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    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 18 top lists Check
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    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 24 top lists Check
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    Rocky

    1976, in 20 top lists Check
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    Secrets & Lies

    1996, in 13 top lists Check
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    Serbuan maut 2: Berandal

    2014 — a.k.a. The Raid 2, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Servant

    1963, in 15 top lists Check
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    Sling Blade

    1996, in 1 top list Check
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    The Straight Story

    1999, in 11 top lists Check
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    They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

    1969, in 6 top lists Check
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    This Is Spinal Tap

    1984, in 22 top lists Check
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    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
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    Vozvrashchenie

    2003 — a.k.a. The Return, in 13 top lists Check
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    A Woman Under the Influence

    1974, in 15 top lists Check
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