The 1,000 Best Films of all Times

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The 2000's:


8.5 Bela Tarr: Werckmeister Harmoniak/ Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)

8.2 Sion Sono: Love Exposure (2008)

8.0 Michael Haneke: Cache`/ Hidden (2005)
8.0 Christopher Nolan: Memento (2000)
8.0 Zhang Yimou: Ying Xiong/ Hero (2002)
8.0 Chan-wook Park: Sympathy for Mr Vengeance (2002)
8.0 Kim Ki-duk: Shigan/ Time (2005)
7.9 Chan-wook Park: Old Boy (2003)
7.9 Pedro Almodovar: Mala Education/ Bad Education (2004)
7.8 Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu: 21 Grams (2003)
7.8 Michel Gondry: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
7.8 Majid Majidi: Beed-e Majnoon/ The Willow Tree (2005)
7.8 Johnnie To: Fong Juk/ Exiled (2006)
7.8 Gyorgy Palfi: Hukkle (2002)
7.8 Gaspar Noe: Enter the Void (2009)
7.7 Christian Petzold: Die Innere Sicherheit/ The State I Am In (2000)
7.7 David Lynch: Mulholland Drive (2001)
7.7 Satoshi Kon: Sennen Joyu/ Millennium Actress (2001)
7.7 Fatih Akin: Gegen die Wand/ Head On (2004)
7.7 Theo Angelopoulos: The Weeping Meadow (2004)
7.6 Sion Sono: Jisatsu Sakuru/ Suicide Club (2001)
7.6 Pedro Costa: Colossal Youth (2006)
7.6 Johnnie To: Mad Detective (2007)
7.6 Arturo Ripstein: La Perdicion de los Hombres/ The Ruination of Men (2000)
7.6 Edward Yang: Yi Yi/ A One And a Two (2000)
7.5 Christian Petzold: Yella (2007)
7.5 Sion Sono: Noriko no Shokutaku/ Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
7.5 Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu: Amores Perros (2000)
7.5 Ming-Liang Tsai: What Time Is It There? (2001)
7.5 Juan Carlos Fresnadillo: Intacto (2002)
7.5 Kim Ki-duk: Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom/ Spring Summer Fall Winter and Spring (2003)
7.5 Raul Ruiz: Ce Jour-La'/ That Day (2003)
7.5 Matthew Ryan Hoge: The United States of Leland (2003)
7.5 Majid Majidi: Avaze Gonjeshk Ha/ Song of Sparrows (2008)
7.5 Zhangke Jia: Sanxia Haoren/ Still Life (2006)
7.5 Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Uzak/ Distant (2002)
7.5 Satoshi Kon: Paprika (2006)
7.5 Joon-ho Bong: Mother (2009)
7.4 Lav Diaz: Batang West Side (2001)
7.4 Fernando Meirelles: Cidade de Deus/ City of God (2002)
7.4 Pedro Almodovar: Talk To Her (2002)
7.4 Christian Petzold: Wolfsburg (2003)
7.4 Quentin Tarantino: Inglourious Basterds (2009)
7.4 Carlos Reygadas: Luz Silenciosa/ Silent Light (2007)
7.4 Henrik Ruben Genz: En som Hodder/ Someone Like Hodder (2003)
7.4 Asghar Farhadi: About Elly (2009)
7.4 Mike Figgis: Time Code (2000)
7.4 Zhang-Ke Jia: Zhantai/ Platform (2000)
7.4 Lucrecia Martel: La Mujer Sin Cabeza/ Headless Woman (2008)
7.4 Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck: Das Leben der Anderen/ The Lives of Others (2006)
7.4 Takashi Miike: Gozu (2003)
7.4 Jean-Pierre Jeunet: Amelie (2001)
7.4 Cristi Puiu: Moartea Domnului Lazarescu/ The Death of Mr Lazarescu (2005)
7.4 Chang-dong Lee: Secret Sunshine (2007)
7.4 Mahamat-Saleh Haroun: Daratt/ Dry Season (2006)
7.4 Kim Ki-duk: Binjip/ 3-Iron (2004)
7.4 Kar-wai Wong: In the Mood For Love (2000)
7.4 Richard Kelly: Southland Tales (2006)
7.4 Daniel Sanchez Arevalo: Azul Oscuro Casi Negro (2006)
7.4 Aki Kaurismaki: The Man Without a Past (2002)
7.4 Wen Jiang: Guizi Laile/ Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
7.3 Chan-wook Park: Ssaibogeujiman Gwaenchana/ I'm a Cyborg but that's OK (2006)
7.3 Paul Verhoeven : Zwartboek/ Black Book (2006)
7.3 Lav Diaz: Ebolusyon ng Isang Pamilyang Pilipino/ Evolution of a Filipino Family (2004)
7.3 Gaspar Noe: Irreversible (2002)
7.3 Raul Ruiz: Comedie de l'innocence/ Comedy of Innocence (2000)
7.3 Michael Haneke: Das Weisse Band/ White Ribbon (2009)
7.3 Corneliu Porumboiu: Police Adjective (2009)
7.3 Joon-Ho Bong: Gwoemul/ The Host (2006)
7.3 Jacques Audiard: De Battre Mon Coeur S'Est Arrete'/ The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
7.3 Alexander Sokurov: Russian Ark (2002)
7.3 Charlie Kaufman: Synecdoche New York (2008)
7.3 Ari Folman: Waltz with Bashir (2008)
7.3 Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Uc Maymum/ Three Monkeys (2008)
7.3 Neil Labute: Nurse Betty (2000)
7.3 Tsui Hark: Time and Tide (2000)
7.3 Hong Sang-soo: Oh Soojung/ Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors (2000)
7.3 Jan Hrebejk: Divided We Fall (2000)
7.3 Lars Von Trier: Dogville (2003)
7.3 Claire Denis: The Intruder (2004)
7.3 Wong Kar-wai: 2046 (2004)
7.3 Zhangke Jia: The World (2004)
7.3 Aditya Assarat: Wonderful Town (2007)
7.3 Wisit Sasanatieng: Fah Talai Jone/ Tears of the Black Tiger (2000)
7.3 Claire Denis: White Material (2009)
7.3 Shane Black: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
7.3 Hayao Miyazaki: Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi/ Spirited Away (2001)
7.3 Paolo Sorrentino: L'Amico di Famiglia (2006)
7.3 Jacques Audiard: Sur mes Levres/ Read My Lips (2001)
7.3 Christopher Nolan: The Prestige (2006)
7.3 Tatia Rosenthal: $9.99
7.2 Jan Svankmajer Sileni/ Lunacy (2005)
7.2 Vimukthi Jayasundara: Sulanga Enu Pinisa/ The Forsaken Land (2005)
7.2 Vimukthi Jayasundara: Between Two Worlds (2009)
7.2 Sophie Barthes: Cold Souls (2009)
7.2 Sergey Dvortsevoy: Tulpan (2008)
7.2 Robert Lepage: Far Side of the Moon (2003)
7.2 Pietro Marcello: The Mouth of the Wolf (2009)
7.2 Nimrod Antal: Kontroll (2003)
7.2 Michelange Quay: Eat, for This Is My Body (2007)
7.2 Mark and Michael Polish: Northfork (2003)
7.2 Mariano Llinas: Extraordinary Stories (2008)
7.2 Lynne Ramsay: Morvern Callar (2002)
7.2 Lee Simyung: 2009 Lost Memories (2002)
7.2 Ira Sachs: Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
7.2 Hiroyuki Imaishi: Dead Leaves (2004)
7.2 Francois Ozon: Gouttes d'Eau Sur Pierres Brulantes/ Water Drops On Burning Rocks (2000)
7.2 Eugenio Polgovsky: Tropic of Cancer (2004)
7.2 Emanuele Crialese: Nuovomondo/ Golden Door (2006)
7.2 Gus Van Sant: Paranoid Park (2007)
7.2 Don Roos: Happy Endings (2005)
7.2 Cristi Puiu: Marfa si Banii/ Stuff and Dough (2001)
7.2 Andrew Bujalski: Mutual Appreciation (2005)
7.2 Alex De La Iglesia: El Crimen Ferpecto (2004)
7.2 Albert Serra: El Cant dels Ocells/ Birdsong (2008)
7.2 Andrei Zvjagintsev: Vozvrashcheniye/ The Return (2003)
7.2 Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Sud Sanaeha/ Blissfully Yours (2002)
7.2 Ming-Liang Tsai: Goodbye Dragon Inn (2003)
7.2 Ming-Liang Tsai: Hei Yan Quan/ I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006)
7.2 Steven Spielberg: Minority Report (2002)
7.2 Abderrahmane Sissako: Waiting for Happiness (2002)
7.2 John Singleton: Four Brothers (2005)
7.2 Guy Ritchie: Revolver (2005)
7.2 Corneliu Porumboiu: A Fost Sau N-a Fost?/ Was There or Wasn't There?/ 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
7.2 Christian Petzold: Gespenster/ Ghosts (2005)
7.2 Gyorgy Palfi: Taxidermia (2006)
7.2 Ferzan Ozpetek: La Finestra di Fronte/ Facing Windows (2003)
7.2 Garin Nugroho: Opera Jawa (2006)
7.2 Takashi Miike: Ichi the Killer (2001)
7.2 Kenneth Lonergan: You Can Count On Me (2000)
7.2 Mike Leigh: Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
7.2 Giorgos Lanthimos: Kynodontas/ Dogtooth (2009)
7.2 Michel Gondry: The Science of Sleep (2006)
7.2 Marco-Tullio Giordana: La Meglio Gioventu'/ The Best of Youth (2003)
7.2 Arnaud Desplechin: Un Conte de Noel/ A Christmas Tale (2008)
7.2 Arnaud Desplechin: Rois et Reine/ Kings and Queen (2004)
7.2 Guillermo Del Toro: Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
7.2 Shane Carruth: Primer (2004)
7.2 Ramin Bahrani: Man Push Cart (2005)
7.2 Jacques Audiard: Un Prophete/ A Prophet (2009)
7.2 Darren Aronofsky: Requiem For A Dream (2000)
7.2 Paul Thomas Anderson: There Will Be Blood (2007)
7.2 Lisandro Alonso: Liverpool (2008)
7.2 Pedro Almodovar: Volver (2006)
7.2 Jonas Akerlund: Spun (2002)
7.2 Lucrecia Martel: La Nina Santa/ The Holy Girl (2004)
7.2 Gus Van Sant: Gerry (2002)
7.2 Philippe Garrel: Les Amants Reguliers/ Regular Lovers (2005)
7.1 Veiko Ounpuu: The Temptation of St. Tony (2009)
7.1 Tony Gilroy: Michael Clayton (2007)
7.1 Terry Zwigoff: Ghost World (2001)
7.1 Teong Hin Saw: The Princess of Mount Ledang (2004)
7.1 Shane Acker: 9 (2009)
7.1 Sebastian Doggart: Courting Condi (2008)
7.1 Sarah Polley: Away From Her (2006)
7.1 Samuel Maoz: Lebanon (2009)
7.1 Roy Andersson: You the Living (2007)
7.1 Roy Andersson: Songs From the Second Floor (2000)
7.1 Rian Johnson: Brick (2005)
7.1 Radu Muntean: Hartia va fi Albastra/ The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
7.1 Peter Sollett: Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
7.1 Paz Encina: Paraguayan Hammock (2006)
7.1 Paul McGuigan: Push (2009)
7.1 Paolo Sorrentino: Le Conseguenze dell'Amore/ The Consequences Of Love (2004)
7.1 Mike Figgis: Hotel (2001)
7.1 Miguel Arteta: Chuck And Buck (2000)
7.1 Manoel De Oliveira: Palavra e Utopia (2000)
7.1 Luis Piedrahita & Rodrigo Sopena: La Habitacion de Fermat/ Fermat's Room (2007)
7.1 Lav Diaz: Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto/ Death in the Land of Encantos (2007)
7.1 Laurent Cantet: L'Emploi du Temps/ Time Out (2001)
7.1 Kelly Reichardt: Old Joy (2006)
7.1 Kei Kumai: The Sea Is Watching (2002)
7.1 Jonathan Demme: Rachel Getting Married (2008)
7.1 John Sayles: Sunshine State (2002)
7.1 Jessica Hausner: Lovely Rita (2001) (2001)
7.1 Jafar Panahi: Dayereh/The Circle (2000)
7.1 Hirokazu Kore-eda: Still Walking (2008)
7.1 Hayao Miyazaki: Ponyo (2008)
7.1 Guy Maddin: Brand Upon the Brain (2006)
7.1 Gregg Araki: Mysterious Skin (2004)
7.1 Graham Reznick: I Can See You (2008)
7.1 Giuseppe Capotondi: The Double Hour (2009)
7.1 Gela Babluani: 13 Tzameti (2005)
7.1 Francois Favrat: Le Role de sa Vie/ The Role of Her Life (2004)
7.1 Claudia Llosa: La Teta Asustada/ The Milk Of Sorrow (2009)
7.1 Christian Petzold: Toter Mann / Something To Remind Me (2001)
7.1 Caroline Bottaro: Queen to Play (2009)
7.1 Buddhadeb Dasgupta: Uttara (2000)
7.1 Bruno Dumont: Twentynine Palms (2003)
7.1 Bahman Farman-Ara: Smell of Camphor Perfume of Jasmin (2000)
7.1 Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Worldly Desires (2005)
7.1 Andrea Arnold: Fish Tank (2009)
7.1 Alexander Payne: Sideways (2004)
7.1 Agnes Jaoui: Look At Me: Comme Un Image (2004)
7.1 Adam Elliot: Mary & Max (2009)
7.1 Abdullah Oguz: Bliss (2007)
7.1 Liang Ying: Taking Father Home (2005)
7.1 Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Tropical Malady (2004)
7.1 Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Sang Sattawat/ Syndromes and a Century (2006)
7.1 Wolfgang Becker: Good Bye Lenin (2003)
7.1 Gus Van Sant: Elephant (2003)
7.1 Tom Tykwer: Der Krieger und die Kaiserin (2000)
7.1 Joachim Trier: Reprise (2006)
7.1 Sion Sono: Kimyo no Circus/ Strange Circus (2005)
7.1 Alexander Sokurov: Alexandra (2007)
7.1 Spike Lee: Inside Man (2006)
7.1 Julian Schnabel: Le Scaphandre et le Papillon/ The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
7.1 Jafar Panahi: Talaye Sorkh/ Crimson Gold (2003)
7.1 Francois Ozon: Under the Sand (2000)
7.1 Jens Lien: The Bothersome Man (2006)
7.1 Mike Leigh: Vera Drake (2004)
7.1 Andrei Konchalovsky: House of Fools (2002)
7.1 Aki Kaurismaki: Laitakaupungin Valot/ Lights in the Dusk (2006)
7.1 Spike Jonze: Adaptation (2002)
7.1 Benoit Jacquot: A Toute de Suite (2004)
7.1 Tran Anh Hung: The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
7.1 Guillermo del Toro: The Devil's Backbone (2001)
7.1 David Cronenberg: A History of Violence (2005)
7.1 Joel Coen: O Brother Where Art Thou (2000)
7.1 Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Climates (2006)
7.1 Chang-dong Lee: Oasis (2002)
7.1 Emmanuel Carrere: La Moustache (2005)
7.1 Niki Caro: Whale Rider (2002)
7.1 Joon-Ho Bong: Sarinui Chueok/ Memories of Murder (2003)
7.1 Wes Anderson: The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
7.1 Lisandro Alonso: Fantasma (2006)
7.1 Fatih Akin: Soul Kitchen (2009)
7.1 Noah Baumbach: The Squid and the Whale (2005)
7.0 Kiyoshi Kurosawa: Pulse (2001)
7.0 Zhangke Jia: Unknown Pleasures (2002)
7.0 Radu Jude: The Happiest Girl in the World (2009)
7.0 Conor Horgan: One Hundred Mornings (2009)
7.0 Miguel Gomes: Our Beloved Month of August (2008)
7.0 Brian DePalma: Femme Fatale (2002)
7.0 Alan Parker: The Life of David Gale (2003)
7.0 Zach Braff': Garden State (2004)
7.0 Yousry Nasrallah: The Gate of the Sun (2004)
7.0 Yoji Yamada: Kabei (2008)
7.0 Xiaolu Guo: She, a Chinese (2009)
7.0 Xavier Dolan: I Killed My Mother (2009)
7.0 Woody Allen: Melinda and Melinda (2004)
7.0 Werner Herzog: Invincible (2001)
7.0 Wang Quan'an: Tu ya de hun shi/ Tuya's Marriage (2006)
7.0 Wachowski Brothers: Speed Racer (2008)
7.0 Vadim Perelman: House of Sand and Fog (2003)
7.0 Ulrich Seidl: Dog Days (2001)
7.0 Ulrich Seidi: Import Export (2007)
7.0 Tony Kaye: Lake of Fire (2006)
7.0 Tony Gatlif: Exiles (2004)
7.0 Tomas Vorel: Skritek (2005)
7.0 Tomas Alfredson: Lat den Ratte Komma In (2008)
7.0 Tom Tykwer: Heaven (2002)
7.0 Todd Solondz: Life During Wartime (2009)
7.0 Todd Haynes: Far From Heaven (2002)
7.0 Todd Field: In The Bedroom (2001)
7.0 Timur Bekmambetov: Nochnoy Dozor/ Night Watch (2004)
7.0 Tareque Masud: Matir Moina/ The Clay Bird (2002)
7.0 Tamara Jenkins: The Savages (2007)
7.0 Talia Lugacy: Descent (2007)
7.0 Takeshi Koike: Redline (2009)
7.0 Takeshi Kitano: Dolls (2002)
7.0 Susanne Bier: Bredre/ Brothers (2004)
7.0 Steven Spielberg: Munich (2005)
7.0 Steven Spielberg: Catch Me if You (2002)
7.0 Steve McQueen: Hunger (2008)
7.0 Stephen Gaghan: Syriana (2005)
7.0 Stephen Frears: Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
7.0 Stephen Daldry: The Hours (2002)
7.0 Stephane Brize: Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
7.0 Stefan Ruzowitzky: Die Faelscher/ The Counterfeiter (2007)
7.0 Sol Tyron: The Living Wake (2007)
7.0 Sidney Lumet: Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
7.0 Serge Bozon: La France (2007)
7.0 Sean Baker: Prince of Broadway (2008)
7.0 Scott McGehee and David Siegel: Uncertainty (2009)
7.0 Savi Gavison: Ha-Asonot Shel Nina/ Nina's Tragedies (2003)
7.0 Sangsoo Hong: Tale of Cinema (2005)
7.0 Sandra Nettelbeck: Helen (2009)
7.0 Samira Makhmalbaf: Takhte Siah/ Blackboard/ Le Tableau Noir (2000)
7.0 Rustem Abdrashev: The Gift to Stalin (2008)
7.0 Ruben Ostlund: Involuntary (2008)
7.0 Ron Shelton: Hollywood Homicide (2003)
7.0 Rodrigo Garcia: Nine Lives (2005)
7.0 Rodrigo Garcia: Mother and Child (2009)
7.0 Robert Zemeckis: Cast Away (2000)
7.0 Robert Guediguian: The Town Is Quiet/ La Ville Est Tranquille (2000)
7.0 Robert Glinski: Hi Tereska (2001)
7.0 Rob Cohen: XXX (2002)
7.0 Rintaro: Metropolis (2001)
7.0 Richard Linklater: Waking Life (2001)
7.0 Reha Erdem: Bes Vakit/ Times and Winds (2006)
7.0 Rebecca Miller: Personal Velocity (2002)
7.0 Raya Martin: Independencia (2009)
7.0 Ray Lawrence: Jindabyne (2006)
7.0 Ramin Bahrani: Goodbye Solo (2008)
7.0 Ramin Bahrani: Chop Shop (2007)
7.0 Rakhshan Bani-Etemad: Under The Skin of The City (2001)
7.0 Radu Muntean: Boogie (2008) (2008)
7.0 Quentin Dupieux: Steak (2007)
7.0 Quay Brothers: The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes (2005)
7.0 Przemyslaw Reut: Paradox Lake (2002)
7.0 Peter Strickland: Katalin Varga (2009)
7.0 Peter Kosminsky: White Oleander (2002)
7.0 Pere Portabella: The Silence Before Bach (2007)
7.0 Pen-ek Ratanaruang: Last Life in the Universe (2003)
7.0 Pema Tseden: The Search (2009)
7.0 Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio: Alamar (2009)
7.0 Pawel Pawlikowski: My Summer of Love (2004)
7.0 Paul Thomas Anderson: Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
7.0 Patrice Leconte: Intimate Strangers (2004)
7.0 Patrice Chereau: Gabrielle (2005)
7.0 Patric Chiha: Domain (2009)
7.0 Pat O'Neill: The Decay of Fiction (2002)
7.0 Pantham Thongsang: The Judgment (2004)
7.0 Pablo Larrain: Tony Manero (2008)
7.0 Pablo Larrain: Fuga (2006)
7.0 Ousmane Sembene: Moolaade (2004)
7.0 Olivier Assayas: Les Destinees (2000)
7.0 Olivier Assayas: Boarding Gate (2007)
7.0 Noah and Logan Miller: Touching Home (2008)
7.0 Noah Buschel: The Missing Person (2009)
7.0 Nina Paley: Sita Sings the Blues (2008)
7.0 Natalia Smirnoff: The Puzzle (2009)
7.0 Naomi Kawase: Mogari No Mari/ The Mourning Forest (2007)
7.0 Nacho Vigalondo: Timecrimes (2007)
7.0 Na Hong-jin: The Chaser (2008)
7.0 Mohammed Amin: Laylat Suqut Baghdad/ The Night that Baghdad Fell (2005)
7.0 Mitsuru Meike: The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai (2003)
7.0 Mira Nair: Monsoon Wedding (2001)
7.0 Milcho Manchevski: Shadows (2007)
7.0 Mike Cahill: King of California (2007)
7.0 Michel Gondry: Be Kind Rewind (2008)
7.0 Michael Moore: Bowling for Columbine (2002)
7.0 Michael Mann: Public Enemies (2009)
7.0 Michael Keaton: The Merry Gentleman (2008)
7.0 Michael Cuesta: 12 and Holding (2005)
7.0 Matteo Garrone: Gomorrah (2008)
7.0 Masahiro Kobayashi: The Rebirth (2007)
7.0 Masaaki Yuasa: Mind Game (2004)
7.0 Mark Bamford: Cape of Good Hope (2004)
7.0 Marcos Siega: Pretty Persuasion (2005)
7.0 Marco Bellochio: L'ora di religione/ The Hour of Religion (2002)
7.0 Marc Webb: (500) Days of Summer (2009)
7.0 Malgorzata Szumowska: 33 sceny z zycia/ 33 Scenes from Life (2008)
7.0 Mai Tominaga: Wool 100% (2006)
7.0 Lukas Moodysson: Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
7.0 Luis Mandoki: Voces Inocentes/ Innocent Voices (2004)
7.0 Lucile Hadzihalilovic: Innocence (2004)
7.0 Lucas Belvaux: Trilogy I, II, III (2002)
7.0 Luca Guadagnino: I Am Love (2009)
7.0 Luc Dardenne: Le Fils/ The Son (2002)
7.0 Lu Chuan: City Of Life And Death (2009)
7.0 Lou Ye: Yihe Yuan/ Summer Palace (2006)
7.0 Lone Scherfig: Italian For Beginners (2000)
7.0 Lisa Cholodenko: Laurel Canyon (2002)
7.0 Li Yu: Lost in Beijing (2007)
7.0 Lav Diaz: Melancholia (2008)
7.0 Laurent Cantet: Entre les Murs/ The Class (2008)
7.0 Larry Fessenden: Wendigo (2001)
7.0 Koji Wakamatsu: United Red Army (2007)
7.0 Kim Ki-Duk: The Isle (2000)
7.0 Ken Jacobs: Razzle Dazzle (2007)
7.0 Katsuhito Ishii: Cha No Aji/ The Taste of Tea (2004)
7.0 Karin Albou: The Wedding Song (2008)
7.0 Karen Shakhnazarov: The Vanished Empire (2008)
7.0 Karen Moncrieff: Blue Car (2002)
7.0 Kanji Nakajima: Kuron wa Kokyo o Mezasu/ The Clone Returns Home (2008)
7.0 Julien Temple: Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)
7.0 Julien Leclercq: Chrysalis (2007)
7.0 Julie Gavras: Blame It on Fidel (2006)
7.0 Julie Delpy: 2 Days in Paris (2007)
7.0 Julian Goldberger: The Hawk is Dying (2006)
7.0 Judd Apatow: Knocked Up (2007)
7.0 Joss Whedon: Serenity (2005)
7.0 Joshua Marston: Maria Full of Grace (2004)
7.0 Jonathan Parker: (Untitled) (2009)
7.0 Jonathan Lynn: The Fighting Temptations (2003)
7.0 Jonathan Glazer: Birth (2004)
7.0 John Young: The Reception (2005)
7.0 John Hillcoat: The Proposition (2005)
7.0 John Dahl: You Kill Me (2007)
7.0 Joao Pedro Rodrigues: O Fantasma (2000)
7.0 Joanna Hogg: Unrelated (2007)
7.0 Joachim Trier: Reprise (2008)
7.0 Jessica Hausner: Lourdes (2009)
7.0 Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne: L'Enfant/ The Child (2005)
7.0 Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne: Dans l'Obscurite' (2007)
7.0 Jean-Paul Rappeneau: Bon Voyage (2003)
7.0 Jean-Francois Richet: Mesrine (2008)
7.0 Jean-Claude Brisseau: Les Anges Exterminateurs/ Exterminating Angels (2006)
7.0 Jang Jun-hwan: Jigureul Jikyeora/ Save the Green Planet (2003)
7.0 Jane Anderson: The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
7.0 Jan Hrebejk: Up and Down (2004)
7.0 Jan Hrebejk: Kawasaki's Rose (2009)
7.0 James Foley: Perfect Stranger (2007)
7.0 James Brooks: Spanglish (2004)
7.0 Jacques Rivette: Duchess of Langeais (2007)
7.0 Jacques Nolot: Before i Forget (2007)
7.0 Ivo Trajkov: Golemata Voda/ The Great Water (2004)
7.0 Ivan Engler: Cargo (2009)
7.0 Ilya Khrzhanovsky: 4 (2004)
7.0 Iciar Bollain: Te Doy Mis Ojos/ Take My Eyes (2003)
7.0 Hugo RodrĄguez: Nicotina (2003)
7.0 Hou Hsiao-hsien: Three Times (2006)
7.0 Hirokazu Kore-eda: Hana (2006)
7.0 Hilary Birmingham: Tully (2000)
7.0 Henry Selick: Coraline (2009)
7.0 Henry Bean: The Believer (2001)
7.0 Henrik Ruben Genz: Terribly Happy (2008)
7.0 Hector Babenco: Carandiru (2003)
7.0 Hayao Miyazaki: Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
7.0 Hany Abu-Assad: Paradise Now (2005)
7.0 Hans Weingartner: The Edukators (2004)
7.0 Guy Maddin: Dracula - Pages From a Virgin's Diary (2002)
7.0 Guy Maddin: Cowards Bend the Knee (2003)
7.0 Guillermo del Toro: Hellboy (2004)
7.0 Goran Paskaljevic: The Optimists (2006)
7.0 Giuseppe Tornatore: La Sconosciuta (2006)
7.0 Gil Kofman: The Memory Thief (2007)
7.0 Gianni Di Gregorio: Mid-August Lunch (2008)
7.0 Gianni Amelio: Le Chiavi di Casa (2004)
7.0 George Romero: Land of the Dead (2005)
7.0 Gabriele Salvatores: Come Dio Comanda (2008)
7.0 Francois Ozon: Huite Femmes/ Eight Women (2002)
7.0 Franck Vestiel: Eden Log (2007) (2007)
7.0 Francis Ford Coppola: Youth Without Youth (2007)
7.0 Fernando Eimbcke: Lake Tahoe (2008)
7.0 Fernando Eimbcke: Duck Season (2004)
7.0 Eugene Green: Le Pont des Arts (2004)
7.0 Erik van Looy: De Zaak Alzheimer/ The Memory of a Killer (2003)
7.0 Elia Suleiman: Intervention Divine (2002)
7.0 Edgar Wright: Hot Fuzz (2007)
7.0 Duncan Jones: Moon (2009)
7.0 Dover Kosashvili: Late Marriage (2001)
7.0 Deepa Mehta: Water (2005)
7.0 David Volach: My Father My Lord (2007)
7.0 David Slade: Hard Candy (2005)
7.0 David Mackenzie: Young Adam (2003)
7.0 David Jacobson: Down in the Valley (2005)
7.0 David Gordon Green: Undertow (2004)
7.0 David Fincher: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
7.0 Danny Boyle: Sunshine (2007)
7.0 Daniele Thompson: Avenue Montaigne (2006)
7.0 Curtis Hanson: Wonder Boys (2000)
7.0 Cristian Nemescu: California Dreamin' (2007)
7.0 Cristi Puiu: Un Cartu de Kent i un Pachet de Cafea/ Cigarettes and Coffee (2004)
7.0 Crispin Hellion Glover: It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine (2007)
7.0 Craig Lucas: The Dying Gaul (2005)
7.0 Craig Gillespie: Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
7.0 Clint Eastwood: Million Dollar Baby (2004)
7.0 Claude and Nathan Miller: I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
7.0 Claude Miller: A Secret (2007)
7.0 Claude Chabrol: La Fille Coupee en Deux/ A Girl Cut in Two (2007)
7.0 Claire Denis: 35 Rhums/ 35 Shots of Rum (2008)
7.0 Christophe Honore: Making Plans for Lena (2009)
7.0 Christoffer Boe: Allegro (2005)
7.0 Christian Volckman: Renaissance (2006)
7.0 Christian Alvart: Pandorum (2009)
7.0 Chang Tso-chi: The Best Of Times (2001)
7.0 Chan-wook Park: Gongdonggyeongbiguyeok Jeieseuei/ Joint Security Area (2000)
7.0 Carlos Sorin: El Camino de San Diego/ The Road To San Diego (2006)
7.0 Carlos Sorin: Bombon El Perro (2004)
7.0 Carlos Reygadas: Japon (2002)
7.0 Carlos Reygadas: Batalla en el Cielo (2005)
7.0 Cao Hamburger: O Ano em Que Meus Pais Sairam de Ferias/ The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
7.0 Bui Thac Chuyen: Adrift (2009)
7.0 Bruno Dumont: Hadewijch (2009)
7.0 Bruce McDonald: The Tracey Fragments (2007)
7.0 Brian Jun: Steel City (2006)
7.0 Brad Bird: The Incredibles (2004)
7.0 Brad Anderson: The Machinist (2004)
7.0 Bouli Lanners: Eldorado (2008)
7.0 Bertrand Bonello: Tiresia (2003)
7.0 Bertrand Bonello: The Pornographer (2001)
7.0 Bertha Bay-Sa Pan: Face (2002)
7.0 Bent Hamer: O'Horten (2007)
7.0 Bent Hamer: Kitchen Stories (2003)
7.0 Benny and Josh Safdie: Daddy Longlegs (2009)
7.0 Bennett Miller: Capote (2005)
7.0 Bela Tarr: The Man From London (2007)
7.0 Barry Jenkins: Medicine for Melancholy (2008)
7.0 Azazel Jacobs: Momma's Man (2008)
7.0 Avi Nesher: The Secrets (2007)
7.0 Atom Egoyan: Ararat (2002)
7.0 Asif Kapadia: The Warrior (2001)
7.0 Arnaud & Jean-Marie Larrieu: Les Derniers Jours du Monde/ Happy End (2009)
7.0 Anthony Minghella: Breaking and Entering (2007)
7.0 Anocha Suwichakornpong;: Mundane History (2009)
7.0 Andrew Wagner: The Talent Given Us (2004)
7.0 Andrew Wagner: Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
7.0 Andrew Bujalski: Beeswax (2009)
7.0 Andrei Zviagintsev: Izgnanie/ The Banishment (2007)
7.0 Andrei Kravchuk: The Italian (2005)
7.0 Andrea Arnold: Red Road (2006)
7.0 Alexandra Lipsitz: Air Guitar Nation (2006)
7.0 Alexander Payne: About Schmidt (2002)
7.0 Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu: Babel (2006)
7.0 Alejandro Amenabar: Agora (2009)
7.0 Adrian Sitaru: Pescuit Sportiv (2007)
7.0 Achero Manas: El Bola (2000)
7.0 Abdellatif Kechiche: La Graine et le Mulet (2007)
7.0 Aaron Katz: Quiet City (2007)
7.0 Abdellatif Kechiche: L'Esquive/ Games of Love and Chance (2003)
7.0 Wang Xiaoshuai: Shiqi sui de dan che/ Beijing Bicycle (2001)
7.0 Lars Von Trier: Dancer In The Dark (2000)
7.0 Andrew Stanton: Wall-E (2008)
7.0 Abderrahmane Sissako: Bamako (2006)
7.0 Sofia Coppola: Lost in Translation (2003)
7.0 Ake Sandgren: Et rigtigt menneske/ Truly Human (2001)
7.0 Raul Ruiz: Combat d'Amour en Songe/ Love Torn in a Dream (2000)
7.0 Guy Ritchie: Rocknrolla (2008)
7.0 Alain Resnais: Coeurs/ Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
7.0 Manoel de Oliveira: I'm Going Home (2001)
7.0 Manoel DeOliveira:
7.0 A Talking Picture (2003)
7.0 Cristian Mungiu: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
7.0 Takashi Miike: Visitor Q (2001)
7.0 Christopher McQuarrie: The Way of The Gun (2000)
7.0 Lucrecia Martel: La Cienaga (2001)
7.0 David Lynch: Inland Empire (2006)
7.0 Ray Lawrence: Lantana (2001)
7.0 Zacharias Kunuk: The Fast Runner/ Atanarjuat (2001)
7.0 Harmony Korine: Trash Humpers (2009)
7.0 Hirokazu Kore-eda: Nobody Knows (2004)
7.0 Abbas Kiarostami: Ten (2002)
7.0 Richard Kelly: Donnie Darko (2001)
7.0 Hou Hsiao-hsien: Millennium Mambo (2001)
7.0 Michael Haneke: La Pianiste (2001)
7.0 Michael Haneke: Cone Inconnu/ Code Unknown (2000)
7.0 Stephen Frears: Liam (2000)
7.0 Stephen Frears: High Fidelity (2000)
7.0 Per Fly: Arven/ Inheritance (2003)
7.0 David Fincher: Zodiac (2007)
7.0 Alfonso Cuaron: Children of Men (2006)
7.0 Cameron Crowe: Almost Famous (2000)
7.0 Danny Boyle: 28 Days Later (2002)
7.0 Curtis Hanson: 8 Mile (2002)
7.0 Wes Anderson: The Life Aquatic (2004)
7.0 Lisandro Alonso: Los Muertos (2004)
7.0 Fatih Akin: Auf der Anderen Seite/ The Edge of Heaven (2007)
7.0 Maren Ade: Alle Anderen/ Everyone Else (2009)
7.0 Barry Levinson: Bandits (2001)
7.0 Konstantin Lopusanskij: Gadkie Iebedi/ The Ugly Swans (2006)
7.0 Scott Reynolds: When Strangers Appear (2001)
7.0 Antoine Fuqua: Training Day (2001)
7.0 Kim Ki-duk: Island (2000)
7.0 Kim Ki-duk: Bad Guy (2001)
7.0 Kim Ki-duk: The Coast Guard (2002)
7.0 Kim Ki-duk: The Bow (2005)
7.0 Kim Ki-duk: Moebius (2013)
7.0 Steven Soderbergh: Erin Brockovich (2000)
7.0 Ashutosh Gowariker: Lagaan (2001)
7.0 Rajkumar Hirani: 3 Idiots (2009)
7.0 Aparna Sen: Paromitar Ek Din/ House of Memories (2000)
7.0 Aparna Sen: Mr and Mrs Iyer (2002)
7.0 Kelly Reichardt: Wendy and Lucy (2008)

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