Top 100 Intelligent Films

 A selection of intelligent cinema from around the world that entertains and provokes a mature viewer to reflect on what the viewer saw, long after the film ends--extending the entertainment value.



HIGHLIGHTS

  • List of highly intelligent films.

Solaris (1972) .. Andrei Tarkovsky

King Lear (1971) .. Grigori Kozintsev

Hamlet (1964) .. Grigori Kozintsev

Runaway Train (1985) .. Andrei Konchalovsky

Citizen Kane (1941) .. Orson Welles

Death in Venice (1971) .. Luchino Visconti

Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977) .. Hans-Jürgen Syberberg

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) .. Stanley Kubrick

Stalker (1979) .. Andrei Tarkovsky

Dekalog (1989) .. Krzysztof Kieslowski

The Tree Of Life (2011) ..Terrence Malick

The Thin Red Line (1998) .. Terrence Malick

La Strada (1954) .. Federico Fellini

Les Enfants du Paradis (1945) .. Marcel Carné

Duel (1971) .. Steven Spielberg

Heat (1995) .. Michael Mann

Koyaanisqatsi (1982) .. Godfrey Reggio

The Fifth Seal (1976) .. Zoltan Fabri

The Colour of Pomegranates (1968) .. Sergei Paradjanov

The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978) .. Ermanno Olmi

Khandhar (1984) .. Mrinal Sen

The Seventh Seal (1957) .. Ingmar Bergman

Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors (1964) .. Sergei Parajanov

Eyes Wide Shut (1999) .. Stanley Kubrick

The Sacrifice (1986) .. Andrei Tarkovsky

The Runner (1985) .. Amir Naderi

Budapest Tales (1976) .. István Szabó

Days of Heaven (1978) .. Terrence Malick

The Conductor (1980) .. Andrzej Wajda

Ikiru (1952) .. Akira Kurosawa

Once Upon a Time in America (1984) .. Sergio Leone

Winter Light (1963) .. Ingmar Bergman

Ryan's Daughter (1970) .. David Lean

Nazarin (1959) .. Luis Buñuel

The Blue Angel (1930) .. Josef von Sternberg

Le Silence de la Mer (1949) .. Jean-Pierre Melville

Doctor Zhivago (1965) .. David Lean

The Third Murder (2017) .. Hirokazu Kore-eda

Death Watch (1980) .. Bertrand Tavernier

Three Colours: Blue (1993) .. Krzysztof Kieslowski

Three Colours: White (1994) .. Krzysztof Kieslowski

Three Colors: Red (1994).. Krzysztof Kieslowski

The Wages of Fear (1953) .. Henri-Georges Clouzot

Battleship Potemkin (1925) .. Sergei M. Eisenstein

The Conversation (1974) .. Francis Ford Coppola

The Return (2003) .. Andrei Zvyagintsev

Mephisto (1981) .. István Szabó

Le Beau Serge (1958) .. Claude Chabrol

The Last Supper (1976) .. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Persona (1966) .. Ingmar Bergman

Dersu Uzala (1975) .. Akira Kurosawa

The Mouth Agape (1974).. Maurice Pialat

The Legend of 1900 (1998) .. Giuseppe Tornatore

F for Fake (1974) .. Orson Welles

The Music Room (1958) .. Satyajit Ray

Mirror (1975) .. Andrei Tarkovsky

Water, Wind, Dust (1989) .. Amir Naderi

Burn! (1969) .. Gillo Pontecorvo

Breaking the Waves (1996) .. Lars von Trier

A Dream of Passion (1978) .. Jules Dassin

The Cow (1969) .. Dariush Mehrjui

Limbo (1999) .. John Sayles

Shy People (1987) .. Andrei Konchalovsky

Three Monkeys (2008) .. Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Titus (1999) .. Julie Taymor

Accident (1967) .. Joseph Losey

An Unmarried Woman (1978) .. Paul Mazursky

Anantaram (1987) .. Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) .. Abraham Polonsky

Post Tenebras Lux (2012) ..Carlos Reygadas

The Desert of the Tartars (1976) .. Valerio Zurlini

Moolaadé (2004) .. Ousmane Sembene

Night Moves (1975) .. Arthur Penn

Nirmalyam (1973) .. M.T. Vasudevan Nair

Oliver! (1968) .. Carol Reed

Banishment (2007) .. Andrei Zvyagintsev

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) .. Werner Herzog

Peacock (2005) .. Gu Changwei

The Story of Adele H. (1975) .. François Truffaut

The Watchmaker of St. Paul (1974) .. Bertrand Tavernier

Le Chat (1971) .. Pierre Granier-Deferre

The Promised Land (1975) .. Andrzej Wajda

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) .. Mike Nichols

The Petrified Forest (1936) .. Archie Mayo

The Night of the Iguana (1964) .. John Huston

Padre Padrone (1977) .. Paolo & Vittorio Taviani

Red Beard (1965) .. Akira Kurosawa

The Ballad of Narayama (1983) .. Shohei Imamura

Bitter Dreams (2004).. Mohsen Amiryouseffi

Illustrious Corpses (1976) .. Francesco Rosi

Nights of Cabiria (1957).. Frederico Fellini

Bicycle Thieves (1948).. Vittorio de Sica

The Kid (1921).. Charles Chaplin

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920) .. Robert Wiene

Ivan the Terrible (Part.II) (1958) ..  Sergei M. Eisenstein

Diary of a Country Priest (1951) .. Robert Bresson

Mysteries of Lisbon (2010) .. Raul Ruiz

Certified Copy (2010) .. Abbas Kiarostami

Leviathan (2014) .. Andrei Zvyagintsev

The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988) .. Ermanno Olmi

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