Jonathan Rosenbaum's 100 Favorite Films

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The 100 favorite films of film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum. All of these appear on his extended top 1000, but for those looking for a more manageable list of his biggest recommendations, here it is.

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    Les vampires

    1915, in 13 top lists Check
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    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
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    Zangiku monogatari

    1939 — a.k.a. The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum, in 11 top lists Check
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    Ivan Groznyy

    1945 — a.k.a. Ivan the Terrible, Part I, in 18 top lists Check
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    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    1953, in 10 top lists Check
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    L'année dernière à Marienbad

    1961 — a.k.a. Last Year at Marienbad, in 21 top lists Check
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    Khaneh siah ast

    1963 — a.k.a. The House Is Black, in 10 top lists Check
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    Gertrud

    1964, in 11 top lists Check
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    Playtime

    1967 — a.k.a. Playtime, in 19 top lists Check
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    When It Rains

    1995, in 2 top lists Check
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    Le tunnel sous La Manche ou Le cauchemar...

    1907 — a.k.a. Tunneling the Channel, in 3 top lists Check
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    Tih Minh

    1918, in 6 top lists Check
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    Foolish Wives

    1922, in 10 top lists Check
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    Greed

    1924, in 20 top lists Check
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    Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

    1924, in 11 top lists Check
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    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
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    The Docks of New York

    1928, in 9 top lists Check
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    Spione

    1928 — a.k.a. Spies, in 8 top lists Check
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    Arsenal

    1929 — a.k.a. January Uprising in Kiev in 1918, in 7 top lists Check
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    Lonesome

    1928 — a.k.a. Solitude, in 8 top lists Check
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    City Lights

    1931, in 31 top lists Check
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    La nuit du carrefour

    1932 — a.k.a. Night at the Crossroads, in 4 top lists Check
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    Ivan

    1932, in 3 top lists Check
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    Otona no miru ehon - Umarete wa mita keredo

    1932 — a.k.a. I Was Born, But..., in 12 top lists Check
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    Love Me Tonight

    1932, in 11 top lists Check
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    Hallelujah I'm a Bum

    1933 — a.k.a. Hallelujah, I'm a Tramp, in 2 top lists Check
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    Sylvia Scarlett

    1935, in 3 top lists Check
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    Make Way for Tomorrow

    1937, in 15 top lists Check
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    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
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    Christmas in July

    1940, in 1 top list Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
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    The Magnificent Ambersons

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
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    Vredens dag

    1943 — a.k.a. Day of Wrath, in 14 top lists Check
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    Heaven Can Wait

    1943, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Seventh Victim

    1943, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 26 top lists Check
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    Monsieur Verdoux

    1947, in 11 top lists Check
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    Xiao cheng zhi chun

    1948 — a.k.a. Spring in a Small Town, in 9 top lists Check
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    Stars in My Crown

    1950, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Steel Helmet

    1951, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Big Sky

    1952, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice

    1951 — a.k.a. Othello, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Naked Spur

    1953, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Sun Shines Bright

    1953, in 4 top lists Check
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    Johnny Guitar

    1954, in 19 top lists Check
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    Rear Window

    1954, in 29 top lists Check
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    Anatahan

    1953 — a.k.a. Ana-ta-han, in 5 top lists Check
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    Sanshô dayû

    1954 — a.k.a. Legend of Bailiff Sansho, in 19 top lists Check
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    Track of the Cat

    1954, in 3 top lists Check
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    Ordet

    1955 — a.k.a. The Word, in 21 top lists Check
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Last updated on Jan 24, 2012; source