How the directors and critics voted

David Stratton

Top Ten

  1. Greed (von Stroheim)
  2. The General (Keaton)
  3. La Règle du jeu (Renoir)
  4. The Grapes of Wrath (Ford)
  5. Citizen Kane (Welles)
  6. Letter from an Unknown Woman (Ophuls)
  7. Singin' in the Rain (Kelly, Donen)
  8. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa)
  9. À bout de souffle (Godard)
  10. Nashville (Altman)


I'd like to have added something from the new Iranian cinema, or The Conformist, but that'll have to wait until 2012.

Last Updated: 03 Aug 2011