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1. Entr'acte (1924)

22 min | Short

An absolute dada movie. Somebody gets killed, his coffin gets out of control and after a chase it stops. The person gets out of it and let everybody who followed the coffin dissapear.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Jean Börlin, Inge Frïss, Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp

Votes: 3,664

2. At 3:25 (1925)

Unrated | 59 min | Sci-Fi

A scientist's invisible ray freezes Paris into immobility.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Charles Martinelli, Louis Pré Fils, Albert Préjean, Madeleine Rodrigue

Votes: 1,637

3. The Killers (1956)

19 min | Short, Drama

Two men besiege a lunch bar looking for a third man they must kill.

Directors: Marika Beiku, Aleksandr Gordon, Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Yuliy Fayt, Aleksandr Gordon, Valentin Vinogradov, Vadim Novikov

Votes: 3,134

4. Les Mistons (1957)

18 min | Short, Comedy

A group of five boys, the brats of the title, are all in love with an unbearably beautiful woman and so they spend their summer jealously harassing her and her boyfriend.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Blain, Bernadette Lafont, Michel François, Alain Baldy

Votes: 3,422

5. Blood of the Beasts (1949)

22 min | Documentary, Short

Bucolic scenes from the outskirts of Paris are contrasted with stark footage from slaughterhouses.

Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Georges Hubert, Nicole Ladmiral, Alfred Macquart, Maurice Griselle

Votes: 2,281

6. The Crush (1967 TV Movie)

49 min | Romance

Olmi's 1967 short about a young boy's first love.

Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Giovanna Claudia Mongino, Luciano Piergiovanni

Votes: 210

7. Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980)

20 min | Documentary, Short

A short documentary in which directors Werner Herzog and Errol Morris make a bet which results in Herzog being forced to eat his own shoe.

Director: Les Blank | Stars: Werner Herzog, Tom Luddy, Michael Goodwin, Alice Waters

Votes: 2,395

8. Tokyo-Ga (1985)

92 min | Documentary

Moved by the work of director Yasujirô Ozu, Wim Wenders travels to Japan in search of the Tokyo seen in Ozu's films.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Werner Herzog, Yûharu Atsuta, Chris Marker

Votes: 2,723

9. Crazeologie (1954)

5 min | Short, Comedy

Three men argue as to the whereabouts of their sister.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Henri Bataille, Pierre Frag, Bernard Malle, Louis Malle

Votes: 197

10. The Equinox... A Journey Into the Supernatural (1967)

71 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

Deep within the woods and canyons of California, four teenagers happen upon an ancient book containing the secrets of a strange, malevolent world that coexists with that of mankind.

Directors: Dennis Muren, Mark Thomas McGee | Stars: Frank Bonner, Patrick Burke, Robin Christopher, Louis Clayton

Votes: 35

11. The Magic Treasure (2006)

19 min | Animation, Short, Family

A gentle giant lives in a small village and has a beautiful flower garden where the children of the town play. In the giant's house rests a small treasure box. Every so often, the giant, ... See full summary »

Director: David Allen | Star: George Archambeault

Votes: 15

12. Zorgon: The H-Bomb Beast from Hell (1972)

9 min | Short, Horror

A reported monster is terrorizing a local community, but the police have no leads. A man who is fed up with the killings calls a handful of his friends and forms a posse to look for the ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Fernan | Stars: Ace Mask, Susan Turner, David Allen, Jim Danforth

Votes: 43

13. Listen to Britain (1942)

Not Rated | 20 min | Documentary, Short

A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life and of the turmoil and privation caused by the war, all without narration.

Directors: Humphrey Jennings, Stewart McAllister | Stars: Leonard Brockington, Joseph Macleod, Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen

Votes: 1,617

14. Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak (1960)

12 min | Comedy, Short, Romance

Two young people, Walter and Charlotte, are walking through a small village in Switzerland a snowy winter day. Walter introduces Charlotte to Clara, hoping to make Charlotte jealous. After ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Jean-Luc Godard, Stéphane Audran, Anna Karina, Andrée Bertrand

Votes: 1,068

15. Veronica and Her Dunce (1958)

18 min | Short, Comedy

A careless mother hires a young tutor to bring up her son's marks, as bad in mathematics as in French language. The young woman tries to teach the boy the easiest things in the curriculum, ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Nicole Berger, Stella Dassas, Alain Delrieu

Votes: 976

16. Nadja in Paris (1964)

13 min | Short, Drama

Nadja is a guest student, who stays at Cité Universitaire and visits the Sorbonne, while preparing a thesis on Proust. Besides her student life she likes to stroll about Paris, to explore ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Nadja Tesich, Jean-Pierre Léaud

Votes: 1,124

17. A Modern Coed (1966)

13 min | Documentary, Short

An examination of the lifestyles of female college students in 1966.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Star: Antoine Vitez

Votes: 485

18. The Curve (1999)

16 min | Short, Drama

A man compares his girlfriend's body to the work of famous artists.

Director: Edwige Shaki | Stars: Edwige Shaki, François Rauscher, André Del Debbio

Votes: 260

19. Entretien sur Pascal (1965 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary

Add a Plot

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Brice Parain, Dominique Dubarle

Votes: 163

20. Conrad & Butler Take a Vacation (2000)

30 min | Short, Comedy

When Conrad and Butler decide to take a vacation, things don't go quite as planned.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Carlos Jacott, John Lehr

Votes: 169

21. Diario napoletano (1992)

89 min | Documentary, Crime, History

A screening of the 30 year old Hands Over The City at the School of Architecture in Naples is the occasion for a debate among youth, historians, politicos, industrialists, environmentalists.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Francesco Rosi, Simona Caramelli, Pietro Bontempo, Nino Vingelli

Votes: 67

22. An Exercise in Discipline: Peel (1983)

9 min | Short, Comedy

A family get into a battle of wills on the side of the highway when their boy defiantly throws orange peels out the window.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Tim Pye, Katie Pye, Ben Martin

Votes: 922

23. Passionless Moments (1985)

13 min | Short, Drama

A collection of everyday awkward and embarrassing moments, each with an uneasy familiarity.

Directors: Jane Campion, Gerard Lee | Stars: David Benton, Anne Berriman, Alan Brown, Sean Callinan

Votes: 873

24. A Girl's Own Story (1984)

27 min | Short, Drama

The awkwardness and confusion of burgeoning sexuality in teenage girls in a twisted and repressed suburban culture.

Director: Jane Campion | Stars: Gabrielle Shornegg, Geraldine Haywood, Marian Knight, John Godden

Votes: 705

25. Lulu in Berlin (1984)

50 min | Documentary

Louise Brooks discloses details of "Pandora's Box" and "Diary of a Lost Girl" and about her colleague Carl Goetz; her relationship with the expressionist director Georg Wilhelm Pabst, ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Leacock, Susan Steinberg, Susan Steinberg Woll | Stars: Louise Brooks, Richard Leacock

Votes: 89

26. Factory (1971)

17 min | Documentary, Short

Krzysztof Kieslowski follows the bureaucratic and troubled daily routine of a Polish factory under the reigning Communism regime of the period. The documentary follows procedures, meetings ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 445

27. Hospital (1977)

20 min | Documentary, Short

24 hours in the life of a hospital from the point of view of the doctors and nurses.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 626

28. Railway Station (1980)

14 min | Documentary, Short

An emotionless and offish portrait of the Warsaw Central Railway Station, a flagship development of PZPR in the seventies.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Votes: 548

29. The Musicians (1960)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Music

A documentary about a group of Warsaw tram workers who moonlight in the city orchestra at night.

Director: Kazimierz Karabasz

Votes: 412

30. The Volunteer (1944)

45 min | War

After a masterful performance as Othello in a London theater, Ralph Richardson is asked for an autograph by Fred, his dresser. A short while later, Fred has joined the Fleet Air Arm (Fly ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Pat McGrath, Anna Neagle, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 143

31. Arena (1975– )
Episode: A Pretty British Affair (1981)


Detailed interview with Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger looking back at their long career as influential British film-makers and their unusual partnership. Includes clips from many of their films.

Directors: Charles Chabot, Gavin Millar | Stars: Francis Ford Coppola, Robert De Niro, Deborah Kerr, Jerry Lewis

Votes: 31

32. Cameramen at War (1943)

15 min | Documentary, Short, War

This short showcases the work of the cameramen who filmed the battles of WWI and early WWII. We also get to see the faces of many of the men who took the pictures. This includes director ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Glendenning, Harold Alexander, Teddy Ashwood, Edward Candy

Votes: 93

33. A Test of Violence (1969)

M | 17 min | Documentary, Short

A short subject on the paintings of artist Juan Genoves.

Director: Stuart Cooper

Votes: 85

34. Le journal de la resistance (1944)

33 min | Documentary, Short, War

Genuine documentary footage shot in Paris at the moment of French liberation from Nazi occupation, with narration; the Paris streets become a place of war and then triumphant celebration.

Stars: Pierre Blanchar, Noël Coward

Votes: 35

35. Junkopia (1981)

6 min | Documentary, Short

A short film that shows Boundless, Surreal objects that are juxtaposed with our present World. Cars, Motorways, noise of our modern society; A giant city in the distance - all that shrouds ... See full summary »

Directors: John Chapman, Chris Marker, Frank Simeone | Star: Arielle Dombasle

Votes: 748

36. The Chicken (1963)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Family

A father, mother, and son go to visit a chicken farm. The son catches and brings home a chicken. The father plans to eat it if the chicken doesn't lay eggs. The boy aims to save the chicken and comedy ensues.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Jacques Marin, Viviane Bourdonneux, Martin Serre

Votes: 467

37. Hole in the Soul (1994 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

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Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Rambo Amadeus, Melodie Annis, Dennis Jakob, Dusan Makavejev

Votes: 136

38. Thursday's Children (1954)

Approved | 21 min | Documentary, Short

Won the Academy Award for the Best Documentary Short of 1954. The subject deals with the children at The Royal School for the Deaf in Margate, Kent. The hearing-handicapped children are ... See full summary »

Directors: Lindsay Anderson, Guy Brenton | Star: Richard Burton

Votes: 317

39. Hokusai (1953)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

A documentary about the life and art of wood-block artist Katsushika Hokusai.

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara | Star: Yoshi Katô

Votes: 306

40. Ikebana (1957)

32 min | Documentary, Short

The history and art of ikebana, a centuries old Japanese art of flower arrangement and a look inside the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, where the director's father Sofu Teshigahara worked as the grand master of the school.

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara | Stars: Tomoko Naraoka, Sofu Teshigahara

Votes: 255

41. Tokyo 1958 (1958)

24 min | Documentary, Short

Eight filmmakers collaborate with Teshigahara to bring a newsreel-style snapshot of Tokyo in 1957-58, when it had eight and a half million people and was the largest city in the world. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Susumu Hani, Yoshirô Kawazu, Kyushiro Kusakabe, Sadamu Maruo, Zenzô Matsuyama, Kanzaburo Mushanokoji, Masahiro Ogi, Ryuichiro Sakisaka, Hiroshi Teshigahara | Star: Donald Richie

Votes: 201

42. White Morning (1964)

29 min | Short, Drama

Follows Ako, a 16 year old Japanese girl, as she spends time working in a bakery and going out with her friends.

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara | Stars: Miki Irie, Teruko Hasegawa, Yoko Matsushita

Votes: 353

43. Permanent Vacation (1980)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

69 Metascore

A young man wanders New York City searching for some meaning in life and encounters many idiosyncratic characters.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Chris Parker, Leila Gastil, John Lurie, Richard Boes

Votes: 8,989

45. L'opéra de quat'sous (1931)

104 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

The Gangster Macheath secretly marries the daughter of beggar king Peachum. When Peachum finds out, he instructs the police chief Brown to arrest and hang Macheath. If not, all the beggars of Soho will disturb the upcoming coronation.

Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Albert Préjean, Florelle, Gaston Modot, Margo Lion

Votes: 172

46. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed (1994)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography