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21st Century’s Greatest Films

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BBC Culture surveyed film critics from around the world for their lists of the century’s greatest films since 2000.  Here’s the top 35, just about all available at GPPL.  How many have you seen?  Click here to see the full list and commentary.

 

 

 

  1. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001)
  2. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)
  3. There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)
  4. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001)
  5. Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014)
  6. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004)
  7. The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011) (Blu-Ray only)
  8. Yi Yi: A One and a Two (Edward Yang, 2000)
  9. A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011)
  10. No Country for Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2007)
  11. Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2013)
  12. Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007)
  13. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, 2006)
  14. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012)
  15. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012)
  16. Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro, 2006)
  17. The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009)
  18. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, 2007)
  19. Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015)
  20. Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, 2008)
  21. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, 2014)
  22. Lost in Translation (Sofia Coppola, 2003)
  23. Caché (Michael Haneke, 2005)
  24. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012)
  25. Memento (Christopher Nolan, 2000)
  26. 25th Hour (Spike Lee, 2002)
  27. The Social Network (David Fincher, 2010)
  28. Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar, 2002)
  29. WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, 2008)
  30. Oldboy (Park Chan-wook, 2003)
  31. Margaret (Kenneth Lonergan, 2011)
  32. The Lives of Others (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, 2006)
  33. The Dark Knight (Christopher Nolan, 2008)
  34. Son of Saul (László Nemes, 2015)
  35. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee, 2000)