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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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  1. 29 +13

    Ascenseur pour l'échafaud

    1958 — a.k.a. Elevator to the Gallows, in 10 top lists Check
  2. 44 new

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 28 top lists Check
  3. 45 new

    The Servant

    1963, in 15 top lists Check
  4. 46 new

    Campanadas a medianoche

    1965 — a.k.a. Chimes at Midnight, in 13 top lists Check
  5. 7 +5

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  6. 16 +11

    The Lion in Winter

    1968, in 7 top lists Check
  7. 47 new

    Night of the Living Dead

    1968, in 20 top lists Check
  8. 48 new

    Kes

    1969, in 12 top lists Check
  9. 49 new

    They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

    1969, in 6 top lists Check
  10. 50 new

    Johnny Got His Gun

    1971, in 4 top lists Check
  11. 13 +2

    A Woman Under the Influence

    1974, in 15 top lists Check
  12. 8 +3

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  14. 14 -

    The Message

    1976 — a.k.a. Mohammad: Messenger of God, in 8 top lists Check
  15. 17 +9

    Rocky

    1976, in 20 top lists Check
  16. 18 new

    Opening Night

    1977, in 6 top lists Check
  17. 5 +1

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 36 top lists Check
  18. 19 +6

    Fitzcarraldo

    1982, in 13 top lists Check
  19. 9 +1

    Amadeus

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
  20. 30 +11

    This Is Spinal Tap

    1984, in 22 top lists Check
  21. 31 +9

    Brazil

    1985, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 20 +4

    Akira

    1988, in 19 top lists Check
  23. 32 +7

    Crimes and Misdemeanors

    1989, in 14 top lists Check
  24. 33 +5

    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 15 top lists Check
  25. 10 -1

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 24 top lists Check
  26. 3 +1

    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 20 top lists Check
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    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
  28. 34 +3

    Kôkaku Kidôtai

    1995 — a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell, in 13 top lists Check
  29. 4 -1

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  30. 35 +1

    Secrets & Lies

    1996, in 13 top lists Check
  31. 36 -1

    Sling Blade

    1996, in 1 top list Check
  32. 21 +2

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 22 top lists Check
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    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    1998, in 6 top lists Check
  34. 37 -3

    The Straight Story

    1999, in 11 top lists Check
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    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 14 top lists Check
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    Dancer in the Dark

    2000, in 9 top lists Check
  37. 6 -1

    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
  38. 11 -3

    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 18 top lists Check
  39. 23 -2

    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 18 top lists Check
  40. 38 -5

    Mulholland Dr.

    2001 — a.k.a. Mulholland Drive, in 25 top lists Check
  41. 24 -4

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 13 top lists Check
  42. 40 -9

    Vozvrashchenie

    2003 — a.k.a. The Return, in 13 top lists Check
  43. 25 -6

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 14 top lists Check
  44. 27 -10

    Bin-jip

    2004 — a.k.a. 3-Iron, in 10 top lists Check
  45. 12 -5

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 25 top lists Check
  46. 26 -8

    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 10 top lists Check
  47. 41 -11

    C.R.A.Z.Y.

    2005, in 2 top lists Check
  48. 28 -12

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 9 top lists Check
  49. 42 -13

    The King's Speech

    2010, in 11 top lists Check
  50. 43 -15

    Serbuan maut 2: Berandal

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