How the directors and critics voted

Tim Robbins

Top Ten

  1. The Battle of Algiers (Pontecorvo)
  2. The Clowns (Fellini)
  3. Don't Look Back (Pennebaker)
  4. The Lower Depths (Kurosawa)
  5. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Altman)
  6. My Man Godfrey (La Cava)
  7. Nashville (Altman)
  8. Network (Lumet)
  9. Underground (Kusturica)
  10. Waiting for Guffman (Guest)


I would like to have a list that first acknowledges Citizen Kane, The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, Casablanca, The Grapes of Wrath, La Grande Illusion, The Third Man, The Wizard of Oz, Paths of Glory, Rashomon and all the Capra/Sturges canon as the greatest, and in the interest of diversity present this list of films I also love:

Last Updated: 03 Aug 2011