Movies for the 21st Century

    1. Aarohan (The Ascent) (Shyam Benegal) (1982)
    2. Amen. (Costa Gavras) (2002)
    3. Berlin Alexanderplatz (Rainer Werner Fassbinder) (1980) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
    4. Brazil (Terry Gilliam) (1985)
    5. Burn After Reading (Coen) (2009)
    6. Bicycleran (The Cyclist) (Mohsen Makhmalbaf) (1987) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]
    7. Chinatown (Roman Polanski) (1974)
    8. Das Leben Der Anderen (The Lives of Others) (2006)
    9. Fahrenheit 451 (François Truffaut) (1966)
    10. Despair (Rainer Werner Fassbinder) (1977) [1] [-1]
    11. Die 3-Groschen-Oper (The Threepenny Opera) (Georg Wilhelm Pabst) (1931)
    12. F for Fake (Orson Welles) (1973) [1] [2] [3] [0]
    13. Flamingo Road (Michael Curtiz) (1949)
    14. Fox and His Friends (Rainer Werner Fassbinder) (1974) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
    15. Full Metal Jacket (Stanley Kubrick) (1987)
    16. Glengarry Glen Ross (James Foley) (1992)
    17. Il Gattopardo (The Leopard) (Luchino Visconti) (1963)
    18. In The Valley of Elah (Paul Haggis) (2007)
    19. La Haine (The Hate) (Mathieu Kassovitz) (1995)
    20. La Saliare de la Peur (The Wages of Fear) (Henri-Georges Clouzot) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8][-1]
    21. Le Corbeau (The Raven) (Henri-Georges Clouzot) (1943) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [0]
    22. Magnolia (Paul Thomas Anderson) (1999)
    23. Maria Full of Grace (Marston) (2004)
    24. Missing (Costa Gavras) (1982)
    25. No Man’s Land (Danis Tanovic) (2001)
    26. O Lucky Man! (Lindsay Anderson) (1973) [1] [0]
    27. Rosetta (Jean-Pierre Dardenne) (1999)
    28. Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom) (Pier Paolo Pasolini) (1975) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [7] [8] [9]
    29. Dumb and Dumber (1994)
      • I still think it is a stupid movie, but now I have come to think it is quite appropriate for the 21C.

 

 

 

  1. Seemabaddha (Company Limited) (Satyajit Ray) (1971)
  2. The Accused (Jonathan Kaplan) (1988) [1] [2] [3] [-1]
  3. The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola) (1974)
  4. The Damned (Luchino Visconti) (1969)
  5. The Player (Robert Altman) (1992)
  6. The Quiet American (Phillip Noyce) (2002)
  7. The Truman Show (Weir) (1998)
  8. Titash Ekti Nadir Nam (A River Named Titash) (Ritwik Ghatak) (1973)
  9. Underworld U.S.A. (Samuel Fuller) (1961) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [0]
  10. Wag the Dog (Barry Levinson) (1997)
  11. War Inc. (Joshua Seftel) (2008)
  12. World on a Wire (Welt am Draht) (Rainer Werner Fassbinder) (1970)
  13. Zardoz (John Boorman) (1973)

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