100 best films of 100 years

100 Best Films of 100 Years: InquiryAll

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This is a list of 100 Best Films of 100 Years according to InquiryAll. The list has been prepared in accordance with the American Film Institute, the British Film Institute, the Library of Congress, and The Guardian, UK. The list includes some of the best creations from 1920 to 2020, that I personally have watched. The list will gradually be followed.

1. Within Our Gates (1920)

I like Within Our Gates because it shows how black people were being treated by white people in those early days. The storyline is a powerful one. Read more-

2. M (1931)

Based on German social crime involving children, M-1931 is an outstanding creation of the German Film Industry. M-1931 is a story about a psychopathologist murderer of children. Read more-

3. The Night of the Hunter (1955)

The Night of the Hunter-1955 sketches an unexpected life-threatening situation that the two children are embroiled in because of their parents. The heartbreaking film may anyone leave with teary eyes. Read more-

4. Singin’ in the rain (1952)

Singin’ in the rain-1952 is still considered to be romantically and aesthetically most significant film in Cinema history that tells the story of how Hollywood adapted voice from being voiceless. Read more-

5. Seven Samurai (1954)

Seven Samurai-1954 is a Japanese film about how farmers of a village were protected from a gang of bandits by seven samurais, and it is a story about the love.

6. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

The Wizard of Oz-1939 is a pure example of an important role in making people think of the necessity of cognitive standing. Along with entertainment, it educates the viewers.

7. Citizen Kane (1941)

Citizen Kane-1942 describes how a man named Charles Foster Kane rose to glory depending on his whim, dominated the newspaper business of his age, and maintained a passion for art.

8. Casablanca (1942)

The film shows a romantic relationship between a broken lover and a married woman. Strong feelings for her compelled him to prepare an escape plan for her husband.

9. The Rules of the Game (1939)

The Rules of the Games-1939 shows the moral callousness of the Upper-class people of French society and their servants, and of lustful attraction between the people of the European upper-class society.

11. Bicycle Thieves (1948)

The impact of neorealism, which is properly defined as a moment or a trend in Italian film rather than an actual school or group of theoretically motivated and like-minded directors and scriptwriters.

12. Tokyo Story (1953)

Tokyo Story-1953 is one of the 100 best films of 100 years, that displays familial crisis between urban professional children and an elderly couple that ultimately had to accept loneliness.

13. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Rebel Without a Cause features lecture ‘the end of the world’ in the planetarium parallels the rebellious teenagers and their chaotic familial relationships. The drama film was released in 1955 featuring James Dean.

14. The Seventh Seal (1957)

The Seventh Seal shows how badly the Black Death plague affected the people and how religion played a vital role in shaping its perception. It’s a recalling another pandemic during COVID19.

15. Psycho (1960)

Psycho (1960) is one of the 100 best films that reveals the danger of multiple personality disorder of a young man who fell in love with his mother.

16. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Some Like it Hot 1959 is one the best films of the screwball genre in Hollywood, featured by Marilyn Monroe, the most sensual actress.

17. A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A Man for All Seasons-1966 is actually a film with historical facts about the life of Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII of the Tudor dynasty of England.

18. Vertigo (1958)

Vertigo (1958) is based on the life and romance of an acrophobic retired detective. He was used by his greedy friend as a witness to his suicidal wife, who was supposedly called to be possessed by the spirit of a dead person.

Romzanul Islam

Thinking out of the convention and moving forward with knowledge and reasons are always my styles. Researching, watching the best films, reading and collecting the best books to enrich me is my deadly passion. Stoicism, liberalism, feminism and aversion to material success are my ideals.

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