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Alice's 300 Greatest Films

The goal in this compilation was to determine film history's definitive creme de la creme. The titles considered to be the greatest of the great from around the world and throughout the history of film.. So, after an in-depth analysis of respected critics and publications from around the globe, cross referenced and tweaked to arrive at the ranking of films representing, we believe, the greatest cinema can offer. Scroll, contemplate and enjoy..... Want a printable list of the 300 greatest to check off? Click here

Mulholland Drive (Blu-ray) (2001)

8/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Ann Miller, Naomi Watts, Robert Forster, Justin Theroux, Laura Harring

A dark-haired woman (Laura Harring) is left amnesiac after a car crash. She wanders the streets of Los Angeles in a daze before taking refuge in an ap... Read more

Jules and Jim (Blu-Ray) (1962)

7.9/10
Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Henri Serre, Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner

Francois Truffaut's classic tale of a love triangle which takes place over 20 years, both before and after World War I. Jeanne Moreau stars as Catheri... Read more

Pierrot Le Fou (Blu-Ray) (1965)

7.7/10
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Anna Karina, Dirk Sanders, Jean-Paul Belmondo

Aka "Pierrot Goes Wild". Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina run away together to the South of France, he is escaping from his rich wife, she is escapi... Read more

Do The Right Thing (Blu-Ray) (1989)

7.9/10
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Bill Nunn, Danny Aiello, Giancarlo Esposito, John Turturro, Martin Lawrence, Oss...

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out (Giancarlo Esposito), become... Read more

The Thin Red Line (Blu-Ray) (1998)

7.6/10
Director: Terrence Malick
Starring: Ben Chaplin, Elias Koteas, George Clooney, Jared Leto, Jim Caviezel, John C Reil...

In 1942, Private Witt (Jim Caviezel) is a U.S. Army absconder living peacefully with the locals of a small South Pacific island. Discovered by his com... Read more

Fargo (Blu-ray) (1996)

8.1/10
Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Starring: Frances McDormand, Harve Presnell, Steve Buscemi, William H Macy, Peter Stormare...

"Fargo" is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten hi... Read more

Forrest Gump (Blu-Ray) (1994)

8.8/10
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Gary Sinise, Haley Joel Osment, Peter Dobson, Robin Wright, Sally Field, Tom Han...

Slow-witted Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) has never thought of himself as disadvantaged, and thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), he leads anythi... Read more

The Social Network (Blu-ray) (2010)

7.7/10
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Joseph Mazzello, Jesse Eisenberg, Max Minghella, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Garfi...

In 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer genius Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) begins work on a new concept that eventually turns into the global so... Read more

Salo, or The 120 Days of Sodom (Blu-Ray) (1975)

6/10
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Starring: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Uberto P Quintavalle, Aldo Valetti

Nazi-Fascist Northern Italy, 1943-44. Four senior members of government, aided by henchmen and Nazi soldiers, kidnap a group of young men and women. T... Read more

On The Waterfront (Blu-Ray) (1954)

8.2/10
Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Karl Malden, Lee J Cobb, Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger, Leif Erickson, James Wester...

Dockworker Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) had been an up-and-coming boxer until powerful local mob boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) persuaded him to t... Read more

Y Tu Mama Tambien (Blu-Ray) (2001)

7.7/10
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Starring: Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Maribel Verdu, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna

The lives of Julio and Tenoch, like those of 17-year old boys everywhere, are ruled by raging hormones, intense friendships, and a headlong rush into... Read more

The Usual Suspects (Blu-Ray) (1995)

8.6/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Chazz Palminteri, Gabriel Byrne, Giancarlo Esposito, Kevin Pol...

"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist," says con man Kint (Kevin Spacey), drawing a comparison to the mos... Read more

Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno) (Blu-Ray) (2006)

8.2/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Alex Angulo, Ariadna Gil, Maribel Verdu, Sergi Lopez, Ivana Baquero, Doug Jones

It's 1944 and the Allies have invaded Nazi-held Europe. In Spain, a troop of soldiers are sent to a remote forest to flush out the rebels. They are le... Read more

The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) (Blu-Ray) (1963)

8.1/10
Director: Luchino Visconti
Starring: Alain Delon, Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale

As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes un... Read more

Citizen Kane (1941)

8.4/10
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Everett Sloane

Generally regarded as the greatest and most influential films of all time; Orson Welles directorial debut (he was only 25!) is the story of newspaper... Read more

Citizen Kane ( Blu-ray ) (1941)

8.4/10
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane, Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Paul Stewart, Ruth...

Even people who have never seen Citizen Kane know it's the greatest film of all time. Orson Welles' debut has become an undisputed cultural benchmark... Read more

Vertigo (1958)

8.3/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Barbara Bel Geddes, Kim Novak, James Stewart, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones

Critics have hailed 'Vertigo' as Alfred Hitchcock's ultimate masterpiece. This haunting tale of obsession, fear and murder stars Hitchcock's favourite... Read more

Vertigo ( Blu-ray ) (1958)

8.3/10
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Barbara Bel Geddes, Henry Jones, James Stewart, Kim Novak, Tom Helmore

Critics have hailed 'Vertigo' as Alfred Hitchcock's ultimate masterpiece. This haunting tale of obsession, fear and murder stars Hitchcock's favourite... Read more

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

8.3/10
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Gary Lockwood, Keir Dullea, Leonard Rossiter, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter,...

Light years ahead of its time, this groundbreaking, visually stunning masterpiece grows even more wondrous as time passes. Beginning with The Dawn of... Read more

2001: A Space Odyssey ( Blu-ray ) (1968)

8.3/10
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, Leonard Rossiter, William Sylvester

Light years ahead of its time, this groundbreaking, visually stunning masterpiece grows even more wondrous as time passes. Beginning with The Dawn of... Read more