Best Films by Year

2013

1. Gravity
2. Nebraska
3. The Wolf of Wall Street
4. Dirty Wars
5. Captain Phillips
6. Before Midnight
7. Her
8. The Place Beyond the Pines
9. Short Term 12
10. Prince Avalanche
11. The Rocket
12. Aftermath
13. The Past
14. Blue is the Warmest Color
15. A Band Called Death
16. The Act of Killing
17. The Best Offer
18. Prisoners
19. The World's End
20. Twenty Feet From Stardom
21. Fruitvale Station
22. Mud
23. Drinking Buddies
24. Much Ado About Nothing
25. Blue Jasmine

2012

1. Holy Motors
2. The Master
3. The Imposter
4. Zero Dark Thirty
5. Silver Linings Playbook
6. Undefeated
7. Margaret
8. Cloud Atlas
9. Caesar Must Die
10. Oslo, August 31st
11. Django Unchained
12. Bleak Night
13. The Grey
14. West of Memphis
15. This Must Be The Place
16. The Perks of Being A Wallflower 
17. The Raid 
18. The Hunt
19. Monsieur Lazhar
20. Searching For Sugar Man 
21. Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present
22. Your Sister's Sister
23. Lore
24. Moonrise Kingdom
25. Once Upon A Time In Anatolia   

2011

1. Senna
2. Shame
3. The Tree of Life
4. A Separation
5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
6. Drive
7. Incendies
8. Paradise Lost: Purgatory
9. We Need to Talk About Kevin
10. Take Shelter
11. Project Nim
12. The Skin I Live In
13. Moneyball
14. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
15. Weekend
16. The Yellow Sea
17. Martha Marcy May Marlene
18. Midnight in Paris
19. Warrior
20. Rango

2010

1. The Social Network
2. Inception
3. Black Swan
4. 127 Hours
5. Blue Valentine
6. Winter's Bone
7. Inside Job
8. Toy Story 3
9. Another Year
10. The Kids Are All Right
11. Shutter Island
12. Animal Kingdom
13. How To Train Your Dragon
14. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
15. Exit Through the Gift Shop
16. The Secret in Their Eyes
17. Let Me In
18. I Am Love
19. The American
20. Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

2009

1. Inglourious Basterds
2. Up in the Air
3. A Serious Man
4. The Hurt Locker
5. Up
6. Fantastic Mr Fox
7. District 9
8. Polytechnique
9. Da Weisse Bande [The White Ribbon]
10. Paju
11. Antichrist
12. Red Riding Trilogy (1974/1980/1983)
13. Where the Wild Things Are
14. Moon
15. Watchmen
16. A Single Man
17. The Messenger

18. 500 Days of Summer
19. Summer Wars
20. The Road

2008

1. The Wrestler
2. Wall-E
3. Hunger
4. Let the Right One In
5. In Bruges
6. Man on Wire
7. Anvil! The Story of Anvil
8. Slumdog Millionaire
9. Rachel Getting Married
10. Frost/Nixon
11. Doubt
12. Der Baarder Meinhof Komplex
13. Wendy and Lucy
14. Two Lovers
15. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

2007

1. There Will Be Blood
2. No Country for Old Men
3. Zodiac
4. Ratatouille
5. Hot Fuzz
6. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
7. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
8. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
9. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
10. Superbad
11. The Darjeeling Limited
12. Into the Wild
13. The Bourn Ultimatum
14. Sunshine
15. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

2006

1. The Departed
2. Children of Men
3. Pan's Labyrinth
4. Das Leben der Anderen [The Lives of Others]
5. United 93
6. This is England
7. Casino Royale
8. The Last King of Scotland
9. Little Miss Sunshine
10. Borat
11. The Descent
12. The Science of Sleep
13. The 3 Burials of Melquiades Estrada
14. Babel
15. Marie Antoinette

2005

1. Brokeback Mountain
2. Cache [Hidden]
3. Munich
4. Der Untergang [Downfall]
5. The New World
6. A History of Violence
7. Match Point
8. Good Night and Good Luck
9. Broken Flowers
10. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
11. The Constant Gardener
12. The Descent
13. Walk the Line
14. C.R.A.Z.Y
15. The Squid and the Whale

2004

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
2. Sideways
3. Before Sunset
4. Shaun of the Dead
5. The Incredibles
6. Million Dollar Baby
7. Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
9. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
10. Dead Man's Shoes
11. Closer
12. Collateral
13. The Aviator
14. Millions
15. The Bourne Supremacy

2003

1. Lost in Translation
2. Kill Bill: Volume 1
3. Elephant
4. Mystic River
5. Finding Nemo
6. The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
7. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
8. The Station Agent
9. Dogville
10. Bad Santa
11. Capturing the Friedmans
12. American Splendor
13. Goodbye, Lenin!
14. Monster
15. Matchstick Men

2002

1. City of God
2. Adaptation
3. Punch Drunk Love
4. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
5. Talk to Her
6. The Pianist
7. 28 Days Later
8. The Quiet American
9. Road to Perdition
10. The Bourne Identity
11. Bowling for Columbine
12. Minority Report
13. Morvern Callar
14. Insomnia
15. Spiderman

2001

1. Amelie
2. Spirited Away
3. Mulholland Drive
4. Y Tu Mama Tambien
5. The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
6. Monsters Inc.
7. Moulin Rouge
8. The Royal Tenenbaums
9. Lagaan: Once Upon A Time in India
10. Ocean's Eleven
11. Donnie Darko
12. Ghost World
13. Training Day
14. A Beautiful Mind
15. The Man Who Wasn't There

2000

1. American Psycho
2. Gladiator
3. Memento
4. Requiem for a Dream
5. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
6. Werckmeister Harmonies
7. In the Mood for Love
8. Code Unknown
9. Traffic
10. Battle Royale
11. High Fidelity
12. Joint Security Area
13. Amores Perros
14. Dancer in the Dark
15. O Brother Where Art Thou

1999

1. American Beauty
2. Magnolia
3. Eyes Wide Shut
4. Being John Malkovich
5. Three Kings
6. Fight Club
7. All About My Mother
8. The Insider
9. Audition
10. Ratcatcher
11. eXistenZ
12. The Matrix
13. Toy Story 2
14. The Iron Giant
15. Any Given Sunday

1998

1. The Thin Red Line
2. Saving Private Ryan
3. The Truman Show
4. The Big Lebowski
5. Lock Stock and Two Smokin' Barrels
6. Rushmore
7. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
8. Happiness
9. Pi
10. American History X

1997

1. L.A Confidential
2. Taste of Cherry
3. Funny Games
4. Boogie Nights
5. Jackie Brown
6. Princess Mononoke
7. Good Will Hunting
8. The Game
8. Gattaca
10. The Full Monty

1996

1. Fargo
2. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders of the Robin Hood Hills
3. Scream
4. Trainspotting
5. Crash
6. Romeo + Juliet
7. Bottle Rocket
8. Hard Eight
9. Flirting With Disaster
10. Sleepers

1995

1. Se7en
2. The Usual Suspects
3. Heat
4. Toy Story
5. Dead Man
6. Before Sunrise
7. Whisper of the Heart 
8. La Haine
9. 12 Monkeys
10. Leaving Las Vegas

1994

1. The Shawshank Redemption
2. Pulp Fiction
3. Trois Couleurs: Rouge
4. Hoop Dreams
5. Chungking Express
6. Leon [The Professional]
7. Trois Couleurs: Blanc
8. Heavenly Creatures
9. Clerks
10. Shallow Grave

1993

1. Schindler's List
2. Groundhog Day
3. Remains of the Day
4. Trois Couleurs: Bleu
5. Dazed and Confused
6. Jurassic Park
7. The Fugitive
8. Naked
9. The Nightmare Before Christmas
10. Cool Runnings

1992

1. The Last of the Mohicans
2. Reservoir Dogs
3. The Player
4. Glengarry Glen Ross
5. Malcolm X
6. Aladdin
7. Unforgiven
8. Basic Instinct
9. Romper Stomper
10. The Crying Game

1991

1. JFK
2. The Double Life of Veronique
3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
4. The Silence of the Lambs
5. Raise the Red Lantern
5. Beauty and the Best
6. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
7. The Doors
8. Delicatessen
10. The Rocketeer

1990

1. Goodfellas
2. Miller's Crossing
3. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
4. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
5. Dances with Wolves
6. Tremors
7. The Hunt for Red October
8. The Godfather Part III
9. Total Recall
10. Edward Scissorhands

1989

1. Glory
2. Do The Right Thing
3. Sex, Lies and Videotape
4. Born on the Fourth of July
5. Drugstore Cowboy

1988

1. Spoorloos [The Vanishing]
2. Die Hard
3. The Thin Blue Line
4. A Fish Called Wanda
5. My Neighbour Totoro

1987

1. Full Metal Jacket
2. Evil Dead II
3. The Princess Bride
4. Castle in the Sky
5. Planes, Trains and Automobiles

1986

1. Platoon
2. Aliens
3. Blue Velvet
4. Hannah and Her Sisters
5. Castle in the Sky

1985

1. Come and See
2. Ran
3. Brazil
4. Back to the Future
=5. The Purple Rose of Cairo
=5. The Breakfast Club

1984

1. Amadeus
2. A Nightmare on Elm Street
3. Stop Making Sense
4. Broadway Danny Rose
5. This is Spinal Tap

1983

1. Koyaanisqatsi
2. The King of Comedy
3. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
4. Videodrome
5. Zelig

1982

1. Blade Runner
2. The Thing
3. Fitzcarraldo
4. Tenebre
5. E.T: The Extraterrestrial

1981

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. An American Werewolf in London
3. Body Heat
4. Gallipoli
5. Escape from New York

1980

1. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
2. The Shining
3. Heaven's Gate
4. Airplane
5. Raging Bull

1979

1. Apocalypse Now
2. Life of Brian
3. Alien
4. Stalker
5. The Warriors

1978

1.The Deer Hunter
2. Days of Heaven
3. Halloween
4. Dawn of the Dead
5. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1977

1. Star Wars
2. Annie Hall
3. Suspiria
4. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
5. Eraserhead

1976

1. Taxi Driver
2. All the President's Men
3. Network
4. Rocky
5. The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

1975

1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2. Jaws
3. Deep Red
4. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
5. Nashville

1974

1. Chinatown
2. The Godfather Part II
3. The Conversation
4. The Mirror
5. Lacombe Lucien

1973

1. The Wicker Man
2. Don't Look Now
3. The Exorcist
4. Badlands
=5. The Sting
=5. Westworld

1972

1. The Godfather
2. Deliverance
3. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
4. Sleuth
5. Solaris

1971

1. A Clockwork Orange
2. McCabe and Mrs. Miller
3. The Last Picture Show
4. Dirty Harry
=5. Walkabout
=5. The French Connection