Top 100 Films that Impressed & Influenced Me the Most

These are the films that impressed and/or influenced me the most from childhood till recently. They’re not necessarily the ones I consider to be the greatest or best ever made, it’s a highly subjective list of the films that marked my life.

The first 10 are ranked, followed by the next 15 listed chronologically from 11th to 25th, followed by the next 25 listed chronologically from 26th to 50th, followed by the next 50 listed chronologically from 51st to 100th.

Missing due to not having entries on Letterboxd:
- True Detective: Season 1 (2014)
- American Horror Story: Asylum (2012)
- The Walking Dead: Season 1 (2010)
- Da Ali G Show: Seasons 2 & 3 (2003-2004)
- Mr. Bean (1990-1995 tv series)

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    1

  • Carrie

    2

  • The Blair Witch Project

    3

  • The Celebration

    4

  • Roger & Me

    5

  • Taxi Driver

    6

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    7

  • The Gold Rush

    8

  • The Eye of the Storm

    9

  • The Untold History Of The United States

    10

  • The Witch

    11

  • My Voyage to Italy

    12

  • The Iron Giant

    13

  • The Land Before Time

    14

  • Hearts and Minds

    15

  • Empire

    16

  • The Haunting

    17

  • Peeping Tom

    18

  • Paths of Glory

    19

  • The Seventh Seal

    20

  • Forbidden Games

    21

  • The Bride of Frankenstein

    22

  • Freaks

    23

  • M

    24

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    25

  • Collective

    26

  • 13th

    27

  • Where to Invade Next

    28

  • Gone Girl

    29

  • The Tree of Life

    30

  • Exhibit A

    31

  • Kiwi!

    32

  • Earthlings

    33

  • Grizzly Man

    34

  • The Iceman and the Psychiatrist

    35

  • Memories of Murder

    36

  • Mulholland Drive

    37

  • The Straight Story

    38

  • Bean

    39

  • Falling Down

    40

  • Decalogue I

    41

  • Blade Runner

    42

  • Halloween

    43

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    44

  • Cries and Whispers

    45

  • Psycho

    46

  • The 400 Blows

    47

  • One Froggy Evening

    48

  • The Great Dictator

    49

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    50

  • Better Brain Health

    51

  • Citizenfour

    52

  • The Act of Killing

    53

  • Byzantium

    54

  • Absentia

    55

  • A Separation

    56

  • Buried

    57

  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

    58

  • The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon

    59

  • The Enemies of Reason

    60

  • The Mist

    61

  • No Country for Old Men

    62

  • Brokeback Mountain

    63

  • Wolf Creek

    64

  • Twist of Faith

    65

  • Zero Day

    66

  • American Beauty

    67

  • Life Is Beautiful

    68

  • Breaking the Waves

    69

  • Secrets & Lies

    70

  • Forrest Gump

    71

  • Braindead

    72

  • Candyman

    73

  • Slacker

    74

  • Time of the Gypsies

    75

  • The Brave Little Toaster

    76

  • The Moromete Family

    77

  • Deadly Friend

    78

  • The NeverEnding Story

    79

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    80

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    81

  • Poltergeist

    82

  • Sequences

    83

  • Jesus of Nazareth

    84

  • Assault on Precinct 13

    85

  • Barry Lyndon

    86

  • The Last House on the Left

    87

  • Bonnie and Clyde

    88

  • Scorpio Rising

    89

  • Ben-Hur

    90

  • Strangers on a Train

    91

  • Bicycle Thieves

    92

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    93

  • For Scent-imental Reasons

    94

  • King Kong

    95

  • Napoleon

    96