BFI 100

100 favourite British films selected by the British Film Institute

Ratings by Sam.

Rank Title Year Rating
1 Third Man, The 1949 7
2 Brief Encounter 1945 9
3 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 7
4 39 Steps, The 1935 7
5 Great Expectations 1946
6 Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 8
7 Kes 1969 8
8 Don't Look Now 1973
9 Red Shoes, The 1948 7
10 Trainspotting 1996 8
11 Bridge on the River Kwai, The 1957 7
12 If.... 1968 9
13 Ladykillers, The 1955 8
14 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1960
15 Brighton Rock 1947
16 Get Carter 1971 5
17 Lavender Hill Mob, The 1951 9
18 Henry V 1944
19 Chariots of Fire 1981
20 A Matter of Life and Death 1946
21 Long Good Friday, The 1980
22 Servant, The 1963
23 Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994 7
24 Whisky Galore! 1949 9
25 Full Monty, The 1997
26 Crying Game, The 1992
27 Doctor Zhivago 1965
28 Life of Brian 1979 8
29 Withnail & I 1987 7
30 Gregory's Girl 1981
31 Zulu 1964
32 Room at the Top 1959
33 Alfie 1966
34 Gandhi 1982 7
35 Lady Vanishes, The 1938 8
36 Italian Job, The 1969 8
37 Local Hero 1983
38 Commitments, The 1991
39 A Fish Called Wanda 1988 8
40 Secrets & Lies 1996
41 Dr. No 1962 5
42 Madness of King George, The 1994
43 A Man for All Seasons 1966
44 Black Narcissus 1947
45 Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The 1943 8
46 Oliver Twist 1948
47 I'm All Right Jack 1959
48 Performance 1970
49 Shakespeare in Love 1998 8
50 My Beautiful Laundrette 1985
51 Tom Jones 1963
52 This Sporting Life 1963
53 My Left Foot 1989
54 Brazil 1985
55 English Patient, The 1996
56 A Taste of Honey 1961
57 Go-Between, The 1970
58 Man in the White Suit, The 1951 8
59 Ipcress File, The 1965
60 Blowup 1966
61 Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, The 1962 8
62 Sense and Sensibility 1995
63 Passport to Pimlico 1949 7
64 Remains of the Day, The 1993
65 Sunday Bloody Sunday 1971
66 Railway Children, The 1970
67 Mona Lisa 1986
68 Dam Busters, The 1954 6
69 Hamlet 1948 9
70 Goldfinger 1964 7
71 Elizabeth 1998 7
72 Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1939
73 A Room with a View 1985
74 Day of the Jackal, The 1973
75 Cruel Sea, The 1953
76 Billy Liar 1963
77 Oliver! 1968
78 Peeping Tom 1960
79 Far from the Madding Crowd 1967
80 Draughtsman's Contract, The 1982
81 A Clockwork Orange 1971
82 Distant Voices, Still Lives 1988
83 Darling 1965
84 Educating Rita 1983
85 Brassed Off 1996
86 Genevieve 1953
87 Women in Love 1969
88 A Hard Day's Night 1964
89 Fires Were Started 1943
90 Hope and Glory 1987
91 My Name Is Joe 1998
92 In Which We Serve 1942
93 Caravaggio 1986
94 Belles of St. Trinian's, The 1954
95 Life Is Sweet 1990
96 Wicker Man, The 1973 8
97 Nil by Mouth 1997
98 Small Faces 1996
99 Carry On... Up the Khyber 1968
100 Killing Fields, The 1984