How the directors and critics voted

Lewis Gilbert

Top Ten

  1. All about Eve (Mankiewicz)
  2. Cinema Paradiso (Tornatore)
  3. Citizen Kane (Welles)
  4. Les Enfants du paradis (Carné)
  5. The Gold Rush (Chaplin)
  6. Gone with the Wind (Fleming)
  7. Napoléon (Gance)
  8. Odd Man Out (Reed)
  9. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa)
  10. La strada (Fellini)


I've tried to balance all the foregoing - great silent films, great entertainment films and some great art films. I have, of course, listed them alphabetically as I find it too difficult to list them in order of preference.

Last Updated: 03 Aug 2011