Edward Copeland's Satyajit Ray Memorial Anything-But-Definitive List of Non-English Language Films

Based on a poll conducted by Edward Copeland. Introduction; the list, with comments and screenshots.

Ratings by Sam.

Rank Title Year Rating
1 Rules of the Game, The 1939
2 Seven Samurai 1954 8
3 M 1931
4 1963 9
5 Bicycle Thief, The 1948
6 Persona 1966 8
7 Grand Illusion, The 1937 9
8 Aguirre: The Wrath of God 1972 10
9 Battle of Algiers, The 1965
10 400 Blows, The 1959 8
11 Fanny and Alexander 1982
12 Tokyo Story 1953
13 Rashômon 1950 10
14 Ikiru 1952
15 Seventh Seal, The 1957 9
16 Ran 1985
17 Jules et Jim 1962
18 Conformist, The 1970
19 Dolce vita, La 1960
20 Contempt 1963
21 Breathless 1960 8
22 Tales of Ugetsu 1953 10
23 Playtime 1967
24 Au hasard Balthazar 1966
25 Andrei Rublev 1969
26 City of God 2002 9
27 In the Mood for Love 2000 10
28 Leopard, The 1963
29 Avventura, L' 1960
30 Wild Strawberries 1957
31 Samouraï, Le 1967
32 Belle de jour 1967
33 Spirited Away 2001 8
34 Enfants du paradis, Les 1945 10
35 Beauty and the Beast 1946 8
36 Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The 1972 9
37 Atalante, L' 1934 8
38 Nights of Cabiria 1957
39 Three Colours: Red 1994
40 Wages of Fear, The 1953
41 Wings of Desire 1987
42 Cries and Whispers 1972
43 Dekalog 1989
44 Yojimbo 1961 9
45 Pickpocket 1959
46 Sansho the Bailiff 1954
47 Strada, La 1954 9
48 Late Spring 1949
49 Madame de... 1953
50 Raise the Red Lantern 1991
51 High and Low 1963
52 Umberto D. 1952
53 Y tu mamá también 2001 8
54 Ordet 1955
55 Cinema Paradiso 1989
56 Yi yi 2000
57 Eclipse 1962
58 Talk to Her 2002
59 Rififi 1955 8
60 Bande à part 1964 10
61 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2000 6
62 Three Colours: Blue 1993
63 Chungking Express 1994 9
64 Throne of Blood 1957
65 Parapluies de Cherbourg, Les 1964
66 Celine and Julie Go Boating 1974
67 Boot, Das 1981 9
68 Armée des ombres, L' 1969
69 Amarcord 1973 10
70 Last Year in Marienbad 1961
71 Hiroshima mon amour 1959
72 Fear Eats the Soul 1974
73 Day for Night 1973
74 Eyes Without a Face 1959
75 My Night at Maud's 1969
76 All About My Mother 1999 8
77 Scenes from a Marriage 1973
78 Rome, Open City 1945 8
79 Suspiria 1977
80 Smiles of a Summer Night 1955
81 Come and See 1985
82 Z 1969
83 Suna no onna 1964
84 Masculine, Feminine 1966
85 Viridiana 1961
86 Amores perros 2000 9
87 Pierrot le fou 1965
88 Shoot the Piano Player 1960
89 Cleo from 5 to 7 1961
90 Double vie de Véronique, La 1991
91 Forbidden Games 1952
92 Amélie 2001 8
93 Blue Angel, The 1930
94 Orphée 1950
95 Run Lola Run 1998 8
96 Ángel exterminador, El 1962
97 Sátántangó 1994
98 Gospel According to St. Matthew, The 1964
99 Day of Wrath 1943
100 Cranes Are Flying, The 1957