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Brook's Personal Top 100 Foreign Language Film List 

Updated: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

1 Ikiru ( Kurosawa 1952 )
2 Rashomon  (Kurosawa, 1950)
3 The Passion of Joan of Arc  (Dreyer, 1928)
4 The Seventh Seal  (Bergman, 1957)
5 Belle De Jour  (Bunuel, 1967)
6 Ugetsu Monogatari  (Mizoguchi, 1953)
7 The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant  (Fassbinder, 1972)
8 The Decalogue  (Kieslowski, 1988)
9 Stalker  (Tarkovsky, 1979)
10 Persona  (Bergman, 1966)
11 Children of Paradise  (Carne, 1945)
12 Ran  (Kurosawa, 1985)
13 Aguirre, The Wrath of God  (Herzog, 1972)
14 Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror  (Murnau, 1922)
15 Strike!  (Eisenstein, 1925)
16 Chloe In The Afternoon  (Rohmer, 1972)
17 My Life To Live  (Godard, 1962)
18 Wild Strawberries  (Bergman, 1957)
18 M  (Lang, 1931)
19 8 1/2  (Fellini, 1963)
20 Three Colors: Red  (Kieslowski, 1994)
21 Andrei Rublev  (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1966)
22 Grave of the Fireflies  (Takahata, 1988)
23 Breathless  (Godard, 1960)
24 The Rules of the Game  (Renoir, 1939)
25 Cries & Whispers  (Bergman, 1972)
26 The 400 Blows  (Truffaut, 1959)
27 The Conformist  (Bertolucci, 1970)
28 The Battleship Potempkin  (Eisenstein, 1925)
29 Throne of Blood  (Kurosawa, 1957)
30 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari  (Wiene, 1919)
31 Mother & Son  (Sokurov, 1997)
32 The Man With The Movie Camera  (Vertov, 1929)
33 Madadayo  (Kurosawa, 1993)
34 Tristana  (Bunuel, 1970)
35 Happy Together  (Kar-Wai, 1997)
36 To Live  (Yimou, 1994)
37 Nights of Cabiria  (Fellini, 1957)
38 Repulsion  (Polanski, 1965)
39 Yojimbo  (Kurosawa, 1961)
40 Fireworks  (Kitano, 1998)
41 Fitzcarraldo  (Herzog, 1982)
42 My Neighbor Totoro  (Miyazaki, 1988)
43 The Mirror  (Tarkovsky, 1975)
44 The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeosie  (Bunuel, 1972)
45 In The Realm Of The Senses  (Oshima, 1976)
46 Metropolis  (Lang, 1926)
47 Cinema Paradiso  (Tornatore, 1988)
48 The Seven Samurai  (Kurosawa, 1954)
49 Three Colors: Blue  (Kieslowski, 1993)
50 Yi-Yi  (Yang, 2000)
51 Pierre Le Fou  (Godard, 1965)
52 Tokyo Drifter  (Suzuki, 1966)
53 Kiki's Delivery Service  (Miyazaki, 1989)
54 Das Boot  (Peterson, 1981)
55 Vampyr  (Dreyer, 1931)
56 The Grande Illusion  (Renoir, 1937)
57 Kagemusha  (Kurosawa, 1980)
58 A Better Tomorrow  (Woo, 1986)
59 City of Lost Children  (Jeunet/Caro, 1995)
60 Whity  (Fassbinder, 1971)
61 Faust  (Murnau, 1926)
62 In The Mood For Love  (Kar-Wai, 2000)
63 Bullet In The Head  (Woo, 1990)
64 Princess Mononoke  (Miyazaki, 1997)
65 Jules And Jim  (Truffaut, 1962)
66 La Collectioneuse  (Rohmer, 1967)
67 Ju-Dou  (Yimou, 1990)
68 The Last Metro  (Truffaut, 1980)
69 Run Lola Run  (Tykwer, 1998)
70 Dersu Uzala  (Kurosawa, 1974)
71 The Girl On The Bridge  (Leconte, 1999)
72 Zentropa  (Von Trier, 1991)
73 All About My Mother  (Almodovar, 1999)
74 The Fall Of The House Of Usher  (Epstein, 1928)
75 Butterfly  (Cuerda, 1999)
76 Delicatessen  (Jeunet/Caro, 1991)
77 Nostalghia  (Tarkovsky, 1983)
78 Nosferatu, The Vampyre  (Herzog, 1979)
79 Raise The Red Lantern  (Yimou, 1991)
80 Good Morning  (Ozu, 1959)
81 The Dreamlife of Angels  (Zonea, 1998)
82 Stolen Kisses  (Truffaut, 1968)
83 Claire's Knee  (Rohmer, 1970)
84 Alphaville  (Godard, 1965)
85 Sonatine  (Kitano, 1993)
86 Hard Boiled  (Woo, 1992)
87 Shoot The Piano Player  (Truffaut, 1960)
88 Cobra Verde  (Herzog, 1988)
89 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon  (Lee, 2000)
90 Open Your Eyes  (Amenabar, 1997)
91 My Night At Maud's  (Rohmer, 1969)
92 Children of Heaven  (Majidi, 1997)
93 Don't Torture A Duckling  (Fulci, 1972)
94 The Killer  (Woo, 1989)
95 Suspiria  (Argento, 1977)
96 Amarcord  (Fellini, 1974)
97 Yellow Earth  (Kaige, 1984)
98 Not One Less (Yimou, 1999)
99 Maborosi  (Koreeda, 1995)
100 Chunyhang  (Kwon-Taek, 2000)

 

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