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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

The 400 Blows ( Blu-ray ) (1959)

8.1/10
Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Albert Remy, Claire Maurier, Jean-Pierre Leaud

Aka 'Les quatre cents coups'. Francois Truffaut's first feature is also his most personal. Told through the eyes of Truffaut's cinematic counterpart,... Read more

Satantango (1994)

8.5/10
Director: Bela Tarr
Starring: Peter Berling, Janos Derzsi

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Bela Tarr's epic rendering of Laszlo Karsnahorkai's novel about the decline of Communism in Eastern Europe, is a u... Read more

Raging Bull (1980)

8.2/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty

Robert De Niro gives an incredible performance as Jake LaMotta, the controversial middleweight fighter of the 1940's. 'Raging Bull' shows how LaMotta... Read more

Raging Bull ( Blu-ray ) (1980)

8.2/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro gives an incredible performance as Jake LaMotta, the controversial middleweight fighter of the 1940's. 'Raging Bull' shows how LaMotta... Read more

L'Atalante (1934)

7.9/10
Director: Jean Vigo
Starring: Michel Simon, Dita Parlo, Jean Daste

Naturalism and surrealist fantasy blend beautifully in this restored all-time masterpiece about a young couple who begin their life together sailing d... Read more

The Films of Jean Vigo (1934)

Director: Jean Vigo
Starring: Dita Parlo, Jean Daste, Michel Simon

The life of masterful French auteur Jean Vigo was cut tragically short at the age of 29, leaving him with a filmography of only four films, all of whi... Read more

Annie Hall (1977)

8/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Paul Simon, Carol Kane, Shelley Duvall,...

One of Woody Allen's most well-loved and funniest films, with Diane Keaton as the ditsy sometime object of Woody's neurotic affections. Originally co... Read more

Man With A Movie Camera (1929)

8.4/10
Director: Dziga Vertov

One of the most extraodinary films in the history of cinema. An exhilarating and often hilarious montage showing Moscow people at work and play and th... Read more

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Collector's Edition (1982)

7.9/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Robert MacNaughton, Peter Coyote, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace

The winner of 4 Oscars and now a classic, about a 10 year old boy befriending a creature from another planet that's been stranded on Earth. A warm, in... Read more

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial ( Blu-ray ) (1982)

7.9/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Dee Wallace, Drew Barrymore, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton

The winner of 4 Oscars and now a classic, about a 10 year old boy befriending a creature from another planet that's been stranded on Earth. A warm, in... Read more

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

7.9/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Robert MacNaughton, Peter Coyote, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace

The winner of 4 Oscars and now a classic, about a 10 year old boy befriending a creature from another planet that's been stranded on Earth. A warm, in... Read more

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

8.6/10
Director: George Lucas
Starring: Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Voice O...

The story of a boy, a girl and a universe. Now a classic, this blend of pulp magazine sci-fi, comic book action, old fashioned cliff-hanger story and... Read more

Touch of Evil (1958)

8.1/10
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff, Joseph Calleia, Marle...

This twisting cinematic masterpiece of style and suspense, based on the Whit Masterson novel, features Orson Welles as a corrupt cane-wielding officia... Read more

Metropolis (Giorgio Moroder Reconstruction) (1927)

8.3/10
Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Gustav Frohlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel

Oscar-winning producer and composer Giorgio Moroder has captured the essence of Fritz Lang's futuristic masterpiece in this brilliant 1984 recreation... Read more

Metropolis (Restored) (1927)

8.3/10
Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Gustav Frohlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel

Perhaps the most famous and influential of all silent films, 'Metropolis' had for 75 years been seen only in shortened or truncated versions. Now, res... Read more

Metropolis (Reconstructed & Restored) (1927)

8.3/10
Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Fritz Lang's masterwork, set in a towering city of the future whose populace is divided between the idle ruling class and the dehumanized workers who... Read more

Metropolis (Reconstructed & Restored) ( Blu-ray ) (1927)

8.3/10
Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Gustav Frohlich

Fritz Lang's masterwork, set in a towering city of the future whose populace is divided between the idle ruling class and the dehumanized workers who... Read more

Some Like It Hot (1959)

8.3/10
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E Brown

Perhaps the funniest American film of the 1950's, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon play two second rate musicians on the run from the Chicago mob, who take... Read more

Some Like It Hot ( Blu-ray ) (1959)

8.3/10
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: George Raft, Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe, Pat O'Brien, Tony Curtis, Joe E Brown

Perhaps the funniest American film of the 1950's, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon play two second rate musicians on the run from the Chicago mob, who take... Read more

GoodFellas (1990)

8.7/10
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco, Joe Pesci

Martin Scorsese's electrifying gangster saga chronicles three decades in the Mafia with Irish-Sicilian mobster Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) and his "wisegu... Read more