The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema

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A list of the best films not in the English language, according to Empire magazine. Documentaries were excluded.

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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 31 top lists Check
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    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 24 top lists Check
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    Bronenosets Potemkin

    1925 — a.k.a. Battleship Potemkin, in 26 top lists Check
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    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 34 top lists Check
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    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 29 top lists Check
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    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 25 top lists Check
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    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 20 top lists Check
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    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 24 top lists Check
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    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 24 top lists Check
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    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 36 top lists Check
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    La dolce vita

    1960 — a.k.a. La Dolce Vita, in 20 top lists Check
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    Metropolis

    1927, in 33 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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    Trois couleurs: Bleu

    1993 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Blue, in 16 top lists Check
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    Trois couleurs: Blanc

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: White, in 11 top lists Check
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    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 19 top lists Check
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    Låt den rätte komma in

    2008 — a.k.a. Let the Right One In, in 12 top lists Check
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    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 26 top lists Check
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    Pather Panchali

    1955 — a.k.a. Song of the Little Road, in 20 top lists Check
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    Aparajito

    1956 — a.k.a. The Unvanquished, in 13 top lists Check
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    Apur Sansar

    1959 — a.k.a. The World of Apu, in 18 top lists Check
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    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 27 top lists Check
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    Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

    1972 — a.k.a. Aguirre, the Wrath of God, in 20 top lists Check
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    Y tu mamá también

    2001, in 12 top lists Check
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    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

    1922 — a.k.a. Nosferatu, in 26 top lists Check
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    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 33 top lists Check
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    El espíritu de la colmena

    1973 — a.k.a. The Spirit of the Beehive, in 20 top lists Check
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    Idi i smotri

    1985 — a.k.a. Come and See, in 21 top lists Check
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    Das Boot

    1981, in 15 top lists Check
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    La belle et la bête

    1946 — a.k.a. Beauty and the Beast, in 24 top lists Check
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    Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

    1988 — a.k.a. Cinema Paradiso, in 16 top lists Check
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    Da hong deng long gao gao gua

    1991 — a.k.a. Raise the Red Lantern, in 18 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
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    Mou gaan dou

    2002 — a.k.a. Infernal Affairs, in 9 top lists Check
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    Gojira

    1954 — a.k.a. Godzilla, in 9 top lists Check
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    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. The Hate, in 14 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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    Vals Im Bashir

    2008 — a.k.a. Waltz with Bashir, in 10 top lists Check
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    La grande illusion

    1937 — a.k.a. The Grand Illusion, in 28 top lists Check
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    Dekalog

    1989, in 12 top lists Check
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    Roma città aperta

    1945 — a.k.a. Rome, Open City, in 24 top lists Check
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    Popiól i diament

    1958 — a.k.a. Ashes and Diamonds, in 16 top lists Check
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    Le samouraï

    1967 — a.k.a. Le Samouraï, in 18 top lists Check
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    L'avventura

    1960 — a.k.a. L'Avventura, in 21 top lists Check
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    Tonari no Totoro

    1988 — a.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro, in 18 top lists Check
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    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 26 top lists Check
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    Cyrano de Bergerac

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
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    Ikiru

    1952, in 22 top lists Check
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    Suspiria

    1977, in 12 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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