Film poll results

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  1. john davies

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    For your delectation and delight, here are some results of significant polls in various countries over recent years.

    International polls.

    "Positif", France, 1991.
    1.La Regle du Jeu
    2.Citizen Kane
    3.2001:A Space Odyssey
    4.Vertigo
    5.L'Atalante
    6.8 1/2
    7.Sunrise
    8.Barry Lyndon
    9.The General
    10.Sansho Dayu
    11.Nosferatu
    12.Le Plaisir
    13.Touch of Evil
    14=Les Enfants du Paradis
    M
    Rio Bravo
    Senso
    To Be or Not to Be
    Ugetsu Monogatari
    20.Persona

    Sight and Sound, 1992
    (critics and directors combined)
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.La Regle du Jeu
    3=Tokyo Monogatari
    Vertigo
    5=L'Atalante
    8 1/2
    7=The Passion of Joan of Arc
    Raging Bull
    9.The Searchers
    10.2001: A Space Odyssey
    11.Battleship Potemkin
    12.Apu trilogy
    13.Seven Samurai
    14.Singin in the Rain
    15.Bicycle Thieves
    16=The Godfather 2
    Modern Times
    La Strada
    19=Andrei Rublev
    City Lights
    The General
    The Godfather
    Sunrise
    24=Les Enfants du Paradis
    Rashomon


    Cinemateca Portuguesa, 1994
    (European films)
    1=Nosferatu
    La Regle du Jeu
    3.M
    4.L'Atalante
    5.Ivan the Terrible
    6.The Passion of Joan of Arc
    7=The Blue Angel
    Napoleon
    Viaggio in Italia
    10.The Last Laugh

    Sunday Times readers, U.K, 1995
    1.Casablanca
    2.Gone with the Wind
    3.Citizen Kane
    4.Some Like it Hot
    5.The Godfather
    6.Star Wars
    7.Pulp Fiction
    8.Brief Encounter
    9.Schindler's List
    10.The Third Man

    Time Out, U.K 1995
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.The Godfather
    3.La Regle du Jeu
    4.Vertigo
    5.Seven Samurai
    6.Lawrence of Arabia
    7.Raging Bull
    8.Touch of Evil
    9.Tokyo Monogatari
    10.L'Atalante

    Romanian critics, 1995
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.The Gold Rush
    3.Andrei Rublev
    4.Wild Strawberries
    5.8 1/2
    6.Battleship Potemkin
    7.The Passion of Joan of Arc
    8.La Strada
    9.L'Avventura
    10.Blow Up (Anotonioni)

    German poll of international critics, 1995
    1.The Searchers
    2.Taxi Driver
    3.Vertigo
    4.Night of the Hunter
    5=Citizen Kane
    Lawrence of Arabia
    North by North West
    Le Samourai
    To Be or Not to Be
    10.The Last Picture Show

    France, 1995
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.Battleship Potemkin
    3.La Regle du Jeu
    4.The General
    5.Greed
    6.The Passion of Joan of Arc
    7.Bicycle Thieves
    8.2001: A Space Odyssey
    9.L'Atalante
    10.Les Enfants du Paradis
    11.Sunise
    12.Sunset Boulevard
    13.La Grande Illusion
    14.Seven Samurai
    15.Wild Strawberries
    16.A Bout de Souffle
    17.The Gold Rush
    18.Modern Times
    19.Napoleon
    20.Andrei Rublev

    "Kinovedcheskie", Russia, 1995
    (overall results from 3 categories; historical importance, critical esteem, personal favourites. Their favourite film was Mirror/Zerkalo)
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.Battleship potemkin
    3.Intolerance
    4=8 1/2
    A Bout de Souffle
    The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
    La Regle du Jeu
    8=L'Atalante
    The Passion of Joan of Arc
    10=Ivan the Terrible
    Man with a Movie Camera

    FIAF, 1995
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.Battleship Potemkin
    3.=The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
    Nanook of the North
    5.Man with a Movie Camera
    6.La Regle du Jeu
    7.Intolerance
    8.Bicycle Thieves
    9=A Bout de Souffle
    Andrei Rublev
    Berlin Symphony of a Great City
    Singin in the Rain

    A.F.I 100 Greatest American Movies, 1997.
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.Casablanca
    3.The Godfather
    4.Gone with the Wind
    5.Lawrence of Arabia
    6.The Wizard of Oz
    7.The Graduate
    8.On the Waterfront
    9.Schindler's List
    10.Singin in the Rain

    Time Out readers, U.K., 1998
    1.The Godfather 1&2
    2.Casablanca
    3.Citizen Kane
    4.Blade Runner
    5.Vertigo
    6.Apocalypse Now
    7.Some Like it Hot
    8.Taxi Driver
    9.2001: A Space Odyssey
    10.It's a Wonderful Life

    British Film Institute- British films, 1999
    1.The Third Man
    2.Brief Encounter
    3.Lawrence of Arabia
    4.The 39 Steps
    5.Great Expectations
    6.Kind Hearts and Coronets
    7.Kes
    8.Don't Look Now
    9.The Red Shoes
    10.Trainspotting

    "Village Voice", U.S.A, 2000
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.La Regle du Jeu
    3.Vertigo
    4.The Searchers
    5.Man with a Movie Camera
    6.Sunrise
    7.L'Atalante
    8.The Passion of Joan of Arc
    9.Au Hasard Balthazar
    10.Rashomon

    "MovieMail" customers, U.K, 2000 .
    (conducted by John Davies)
    1.Seven Samurai
    2.The Third Man
    3.Les Enfants du Paradis
    4.Blade Runner
    5.Casablanca
    6.Cinema Paradiso
    7.2001: A Space Odyssey
    8.Some Like it Hot
    9.La Regle du Jeu
    10.Brief Encounter

    "Editorial Jaguar", Spain, 2001
    (Juilo Castedo conducted)
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.The Leopard (Visconti)
    3.Ordet
    4.Vertigo
    5.The Searchers
    6.The Godfather 1&2
    7.Sunrise
    8.Gertrud
    9.The Man who Shot Liberty Valance
    10.2001: A Space Odyssey

    Channel 4, U.K, 2001
    1.Star Wars
    2.The Godfather 1&2
    3.The Shawshank Redemption
    4.Pulp Fiction
    5.Some Like it Hot
    6.Gladiator
    7.It's a Wonderful Life
    8.Blade Runner
    9.Schindler's List
    10.Goodfellas

    Sight and Sound, U.K- international critics, 2002
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.Vertigo
    3.La Regle du Jeu
    4.The Godfather 1&2
    5.Tokyo Monogatari
    6.2001: A Space Odyssey
    7.Battleship Potemkin
    8.Sunrise
    9.8 1/2
    10.Singin in the Rain
    11=The Searcheers
    Seven Samurai
    13.Rashomon
    14.The Passion of Joan of Arc
    15=A Bout de Souffle
    L'Atalante
    The General
    Touch of Evil
    19=Au Hasard Balthazar
    L'Avventura
    Jules et Jim
    22=La Dolce Vita
    M
    Le Mepris
    Pather Panchali
    Story of the Late Chrysanthemums

    Sight and Sound- directors, 2002
    1.Citizen Kane
    2.The Godfather 1&2
    3.8 1/2
    4.Lawrence of Arabia
    5.Dr Strangelove
    6=Bicycle Thieves
    Raging Bull
    8.Vertigo
    9=Rashomon
    La Regle du Jeu
    Seven Samurai

    "MovieMail" customers, U.K, 2002
    (Best Asian films)
    1.Raise the Red Lantern
    2.Apu Trilogy
    3.Seven Samurai
    4.Sansho Dayu
    5.Tokyo Monogatari
    6.Ugetsu Monogatari
    7.In the Mood for Love
    8.Chungking Express
    9.Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
    10=Maborosi
    Yellow Earth

    Time Out readers, UK, 2002
    1.Some Like it Hot
    2.The Godfather
    3.Citizen Kane
    4.Pulp Fiction
    5=Casablanca
    Vertigo
    7.Star Wars
    8=2001: A Space Odyssey
    The Usual Suspects
    10.Blade Runner

    "Senses of Cinema", Australian internet magazine -2003 (current)
    1.Vertigo
    2.2001:A Space Odyssey
    3.Citizen Kane
    4.Taxi Driver
    5=La Regle du Jeu
    Sunrise
    7.The Thin Red Line
    8.Tokyo Story
    9.The Searchers
    10=Seven Samurai
    Au Hasard Balthazar


    And my top 25;
    1.Sansho the Bailiff
    2.Andrei Rublev
    3.Paris Texas
    4.2001: A Space Odyssey
    5.Sunrise
    6.North by Northwest
    7.Alice in the Cities
    8.Maborosi
    9.The Green Ray
    10.Seven Samurai
    11.Some Like it Hot
    12.Mirror
    13.La Regle du Jeu
    14.Abraham Valley
    15.Story of the Late Chrysanthemums
    16.Casablanca
    17.Tales of the Taira Clan
    18.Vertigo
    19.Letter from an Unknown Woman
    20.Citizen Kane
    21.Late Spring
    22.Pather Panchali
    23.The Band Wagon
    24.Singin in the Rain
    25=Night of the Hunter
    The Searchers
    Tokyo Monogatari
     
  2. john davies

    john davies Stunt Coordinator

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    Seems these lists have stunned you all into silence/sent you to sleep. Opinions on the films (e.g- which are best, overrated or most surprising inclusions) and polls are welcome!
     
  3. Simon_Lepine

    Simon_Lepine Supporting Actor

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    These are all fine lists, I enjoyed reading them but I have nothing special to say about them, they are not really surprising [​IMG]
     

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