Contempt

1. Contempt Jean-Luc Godard, 1963

The Bad and the Beautiful

2. The Bad and the Beautiful Vincente Minnelli, 1952

Singin' in the Rain

3. Singin’ in the Rain Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly, 1952

Irma Vep

4. Irma Vep Olivier Assayas, 1996

Sullivan's Travels

5. Sullivan’s Travels Preston Sturges, 1941

Mulholland Drive

6. Mulholland Drive David Lynch, 2001

Day for Night

7. Day for Night François Truffaut, 1973

Beware a Holy Whore

8. Beware of a Holy Whore Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1971

The Player

9. The Player Robert Altman, 1992

Sunset Boulevard

10. Sunset Boulevard Billy Wilder, 1950

In a Lonely Place

11. In a Lonely Place Nicholas Ray, 1950

Inland Empire

12. Inland Empire David Lynch, 2006

Ed Wood

13. Ed Wood Tim Burton, 1994

8 1/2 Fellini

14. 8 1⁄2 Federico Fellini, 1963

Boogie Nights

15. Boogie Nights Paul Thomas Anderson, 1997

Actress

16. Actress Stanley Kwan, 1992

Dangerous Game

17. Abel Ferrara, 1993

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One

18. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One William Greaves, 1968

Barton Fink

19. Barton Fink Joel & Ethan Coen, 1991

The Last Movie

20. The Last Movie Dennis Hopper, 1971

Peeping Tom

21. Peeping Tom Michael Powell, 1960

Adaptation

22. Adaptation Spike Jonze, 2002

The Last Command

23. The Last Command Josef von Sternberg, 1928

Hearts of the West

24. Hearts of the West Howard Zieff, 1975

The Big Knife

25. The Big Knife Robert Aldrich, 1955

Body Double

26. Body Double Brian De Palma, 1984

The Legend of Lylah Clare

27. The Legend of Lylah Clare Robert Aldrich, 1968

The State of Things

28. The State of Things Wim Wenders, 1982

The Camera Man

29. The Cameraman Edward Sedgwick & Buster Keaton, 1928

Good Men Good Women

30. Good Men, Good Women Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1995

Father of My Children

31. The Father of My Children Mia Hansen-Løve, 2009

Modern Romance

32. Modern Romance Albert Brooks, 1981

Safe Conduct

33. Safe Conduct Bertrand Tavernier, 2002

Hellzapoppin

34. Hellzapoppin’ H.C. Potter, 1941

Living in Oblivion

35. Living in Oblivion Tom DiCillo, 1995

The Stunt Man

36. The Stunt Man Richard Rush, 1980

A Star is Born

37. A Star Is Born George Cukor, 1954

Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story

38. Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story Michael Winterbottom, 2005

Sex Is Comedy

39. Sex Is Comedy Catherine Breillat, 2002

The Day of the Locust

40. The Day of the Locust John Schlesinger, 1975

Passion

41. Passion Jean-Luc Godard, 1982

The Errand Boy

42. The Errand Boy Jerry Lewis, 1961

Camera Buff

43. Camera Buff Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1979

Everything for Sale

44. Everything for Sale Andrzej Wajda, 1969

Inside Daisy Clover

45. Inside Daisy Clover Robert Mulligan, 1965

Int. Trailer Night

46. Int. Trailer – Night Jim Jarmusch, 2002

Two Weeks

47. Two Weeks in Another Town Vincente Minnelli, 1962

Identification of a Woman

48. Identification of a Woman Michelangelo Antonioni, 1982

White Hunter Black Heart

49. White Hunter Black Heart Clint Eastwood, 1990

I'll Do Anything

50. I’ll Do Anything James. L. Brooks, 1994