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Favorite Movies

I think film as a serious artform kicked off in 1920, and it's exactly 100 years later now, so here is my list of my favorite film from every year. (There are a few gaps.)

There are some films I enjoy that predate 1920 (the early Oz flicks, for example), but I don't take them seriously.

1920 - The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
1921 - The Boat
1922 - Dr. Mabuse the Gambler
1923 - Salome
1924 - Aelita - Queen of Mars
1925 - Go West
1926 - Faust
1927 - Metropolis
1928 - The Passion of Joan of Arc
1929 - Piccadilly
1930 - Animal Crackers
1931 - M
1932 - Freaks
1933 - Duck Soup
1934 - The Goddess
1935 - The 39 Steps
1936 - Modern Times
1937 - A Day at the Races
1938 - Alexander Nevsky
1939 - At the Circus
1940 - The Great Dictator
1941 - Hellzapoppin'
1942 -
1943 - Stormy Weather
1944 - Arsenic and Old Lace
1944 - At Land
1945 -
1946 -
1947 - Hi-De-Ho
1948 -
1949 - The Emperor's Nightingale
1950 -
1951 -
1952 -
1953 - The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
1954 - La Strada
1954 - 1984
1955 - The Man with the Golden Arm
1956 - Invasion of the Body Snatchers
1957 - Nights of Cabiria
1958 - Touch of Evil
1959 - Plan 9 from Outer Space
1960 - The Unsent Letter
1961 - The Hustler
1962 - The Sun in a Net
1963 - Ivan's Childhood
1964 - I Am Cuba
1965 - Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
1966 - The Battle of Algiers
1967 - The Producers
1968 - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
1969 - The Night of Counting the Years
1970 - Bambule
1971 - The Telephone Book
1972 - Aguirre
1973 - Fantastic Planet
1974 - Sugar Hill
1975 - Tommy
1976 - Oz
1977 - Wizards
1978 - Jubilee
1979 - Stalker
1980 - Times Square
1981 - Diva
1982 - Chronopolis
1983 - Nostalghia
1984 - Repo Man
1985 - Come and See
1986 - Letters From A Dead Man
1987 - Bad Taste
1988 - On The Silver Globe
1989 - Tetsuo
1990 - Begotten
1991 - Pinocchio 964
1992 - Leap of Faith
1993 - Cabaret
1994 - Satantango
1995 - The City of Lost Children
1996 - Tykho Moon
1997 - The Fifth Element
1998 - I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
1999 - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
2000 - The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz
2001 - American Astronaut
2002 - Lilya 4-Ever
2003 - King Ubu
2004 -
2005 -
2006 - The Fall
2007 - La antena
2008 - Robber Girls
2009 - Pepperminta
2010 - The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec
2011 - Hors Satan
2012 - War Witch
2013 - Rhymes For Young Ghouls
2014 - Haider
2015 -
2016 - Sai Gon Van Dep
2017 - Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
2018 -
2019 -
2020 -