Sight & Sound 2012 Critics' Top 100 Poll

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The 2012 poll of 846 critics . Roger Ebert described it as "by far the most respected of the countless polls of great movies—the only one most serious movie people take seriously."

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    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
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    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 25 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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    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927, in 32 top lists Check
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
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    The Searchers

    1956, in 25 top lists Check
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    Chelovek s kino-apparatom

    1929 — a.k.a. Man with a Movie Camera, in 21 top lists Check
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    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
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    1963, in 31 top lists Check
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    Bronenosets Potemkin

    1925 — a.k.a. Battleship Potemkin, in 26 top lists Check
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    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 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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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 36 top lists Check
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    Banshun

    1949 — a.k.a. Late Spring, in 13 top lists Check
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    Au hasard Balthazar

    1966 — a.k.a. Au Hasard Balthazar, in 16 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
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    Persona

    1966, in 25 top lists Check
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    Zerkalo

    1975 — a.k.a. The Mirror, in 12 top lists Check
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    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 33 top lists Check
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    L'avventura

    1960 — a.k.a. L'Avventura, in 22 top lists Check
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    Le mépris

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

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
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    Ordet

    1955 — a.k.a. The Word, in 20 top lists Check
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    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 27 top lists Check
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    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
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    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 28 top lists Check
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    Mulholland Dr.

    2001 — a.k.a. Mulholland Drive, in 25 top lists Check
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    Stalker

    1979, in 23 top lists Check
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    Shoah

    1985, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 28 top lists Check
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    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 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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    The General

    1926, in 31 top lists Check
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    Metropolis

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
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    Psycho

    1960, in 37 top lists Check
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    Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080...

    1975 — a.k.a. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels, in 10 top lists Check
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    Sátántangó

    1994 — a.k.a. Satantango, in 11 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 25 top lists Check
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    La dolce vita

    1960 — a.k.a. La Dolce Vita, in 19 top lists Check
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    Viaggio in Italia

    1954 — a.k.a. Journey to Italy, in 13 top lists Check
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    Pather Panchali

    1955, in 21 top lists Check
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    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 33 top lists Check
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    Gertrud

    1964, in 11 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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    Playtime

    1967, in 19 top lists Check
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    Nema-ye Nazdik

    1990 — a.k.a. Close-Up, in 19 top lists Check
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    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 26 top lists Check
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    Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires

    1989, in 0 top lists Check
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    City Lights

    1931, in 31 top lists Check
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