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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

Pinocchio (Disney) ( Blu-ray ) (1940)

7.5/10
Director: Ben Sharpsteen, Hamilton Luske
Starring: Christian Rub, Cliff Edwards, Dickie Jones

The brilliant story of a little puppet who dreams of being a real boy unfolds as a shining example of vivid, rich, finely detailed Disney animation at... Read more

Amelie (2001)

8.3/10
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Dominique Pinon

This whimsical, visually inventive gem of a movie from Jean-Pierre Jeunet, (co-director of 'Delicatessen'), features Audrey Tautou as the title chara... Read more

Amelie ( Blu-ray ) (2001)

8.3/10
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Starring: Dominique Pinon, Mathieu Kassovitz, Audrey Tautou, Rufus

This whimsical, visually inventive gem of a movie from Jean-Pierre Jeunet, (co-director of 'Delicatessen'), features Audrey Tautou as the title chara... Read more

Being There (1979)

8/10
Director: Hal Ashby
Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Ri...

Peter Sellers gives the performance of his career as Chance, a middle-aged gardener who's led a sheltered life and whose thoughts and behaviour are to... Read more

The Social Network (2010)

7.7/10
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Max Minghella, Armie Hammer

Based on Ben Mezrich's book "The Accidental Billionaires," about the personal and legal dealings of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Jesse Eisenberg... 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

Easy Rider (1969)

7.4/10
Director: Dennis Hopper
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Peter Fonda, Phil Spector

Counter-culture road movie with Dennis Hopper (also directing) and Peter Fonda getting out their choppers to travel across the Southwest. On their wa... Read more

Easy Rider ( Blu-ray ) (1969)

7.4/10
Director: Dennis Hopper
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Peter Fonda, Phil Spector

Counter-culture road movie with Dennis Hopper (also directing) and Peter Fonda getting out their choppers to travel across the Southwest. On their way... Read more

Zodiac (2007)

7.7/10
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards, Robert Downey Jr, Brian Cox, Joh...

In the late 1960s, Northern California was gripped by fear as a serial killer haunted the nighttime streets of San Francisco. To this day, the identi... Read more

Zodiac: Director's Cut ( Blu-ray ) (2007)

7.7/10
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr, Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, Eli...

In the late 1960s, Northern California was gripped by fear as a serial killer haunted the nighttime streets of San Francisco. To this day, the identit... Read more

The Pianist (2002)

8.5/10
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Roman Polanski directs this award-winning testament to the power of the human spirit, based on the true-life story... Read more

Harold and Maude (1971)

8/10
Director: Hal Ashby
Starring: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Cyril Cusack, Vivian Pickles

With the idiosyncratic American fable "Harold and Maude", countercultural director Hal Ashby fashioned what would become the cult classic of its era.... Read more

Harold and Maude ( Blu-ray ) (1971)

8/10
Director: Hal Ashby
Starring: Bud Cort, Cyril Cusack, Ruth Gordon, Vivian Pickles

With the idiosyncratic American fable "Harold and Maude", countercultural director Hal Ashby fashioned what would become the cult classic of its era.... Read more

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

8.4/10
Director: Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
Starring: Sebastiao Salgado

The epic still photographs of Brazilian artist and environmentalist Sebastião Salgado fill the giant screen in this spectacular new documentary about... Read more

Samsara (2011)

8.5/10
Director: Ron Fricke

From the creators of the award-winning film "Baraka", Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, comes a new non-verbal masterpiece. Filmed over a five-year period... Read more

Samsara ( Blu-ray ) (2011)

8.5/10
Director: Ron Fricke

From the creators of the award-winning film "Baraka", Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, comes a new non-verbal masterpiece. Filmed over a five-year period... Read more

His Girl Friday (1940)

8/10
Director: Howard Hawks
Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy

This must-see film has Cary Grant as a conniving editor and Rosalind Russell as a star reporter (and his ex-wife), with Ralph Bellamy as the mama's bo... Read more

The Long Good Friday (1980)

7.7/10
Director: John MacKenzie
Starring: Bob Hoskins, Bryan Marshall, Eddie Constantine, Helen Mirren

Bob Hoskins, in his breakthrough film role, stars as a London racketeer fast losing control of his gangland empire; Helen Mirren shines as his classy... Read more