Greatest Films

A Listmania! list by "mikyel"
 
Citizen Kane : Special Edition [DVD] [1942]
1.  Citizen Kane : Special Edition [DVD] [1942] DVD ~ Orson Welles
The list author says:
  "The true height of the brother of the most popular art form of the 20th century: cinema. The visionary masterpiece of this humbled world's greatest director, Orson Welles. Just watch it."
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Vertigo [DVD]
2.  Vertigo [DVD] DVD ~ James Stewart
The list author says:
  "Alfred Hitchcock's summit as a film-maker, director, story-teller and psychologist. A disturbing romance of voyeurism and obsession."
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Charlie Chaplin: City Lights [DVD]
3.  Charlie Chaplin: City Lights [DVD] DVD ~ Charles Chaplin
The list author says:
  "Chaplin's greatest achievement, and the finest screen comedy ever. Notice how there's no actual speech; what does that tell you. Watch the wonder..."
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Sunrise - Murnau - Masters of Cinema series [DVD]
4.  Sunrise - Murnau - Masters of Cinema series [DVD] DVD ~ George O'Brien
The list author says:
  "F.W. Murnau's silent masterpiece of human intent and the throes of greed brought down by love's redemptive dreams. Technical incredibility, too."
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Criterion Collection: Joan of Arc [DVD] [1928] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
5.  Criterion Collection: Joan of Arc [DVD] [1928] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "Dreyer's masterpiece of the human face and all that stands behind it, from the mind to the furthest distance of all emotion and provocation. A fantasy of harsh reality."
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The General [DVD]
6.  The General [DVD] DVD ~ Buster Keaton
The list author says:
  "Keaton's greatest film, and the one that stands test to any case of his brilliance. Had he been allowed this control for his career he may have overtaken Chaplin..."
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The Godfather [DVD]
7.  The Godfather [DVD] DVD ~ Marlon Brando
The list author says:
  "Ah, well don't we all know this one. Aside from the academic merits piled on it by countless ignorant students, it IS a masterpiece in its natural sense, and its portraits are devastating..."
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Breathless [DVD] [1961]
8.  Breathless [DVD] [1961] DVD ~ Jean-Paul Belmondo
The list author says:
  "Godard's most accessible film, and a true superpower of cinema that characterises the brilliance of the French New Wave. Cinema at its least cinematic - fantastic."
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Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD]
9.  Raging Bull : Ultimate Edition (1980) [DVD] DVD ~ Robert De Niro
The list author says:
  "Scorcese's finest motion, and one of the most devastating and honest creations ever, showcasing DeNiro's talent and challenging it to its utmost summit."
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Singin' In The Rain [2 Disc Special Edition] [DVD] [1952]
10.  Singin' In The Rain [2 Disc Special Edition] [DVD] [1952] DVD ~ Gene Kelly
The list author says:
  "The most brilliant musical ever made, and one of the smilingest films in history. Mesmerising numbers and intensely dream-like choreography dovetail to being more uplifting than Shawshank hopes to be."
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