If anyone is at all curious, here are all the films I considered for my 25 best, worst, and gems lists.

Best:

  1. Murder By Contract (1958)
  2. Kings Of The Road (1976)
  3. Aliens (1986)
  4. Providence (1977)
  5. Triumph Of The Will (1935)
  6. Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949)
  7. Brazil (1985)
  8. Alice In The Cities (1974)
  9. Shoah (1985)
  10. The Wrestler (2008)
  11. Dead Ringers (1988)
  12. Evil Dead II (1987)
  13. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
  14. Day For Night (1973)
  15. Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
  16. Amadeus (1984)
  17. Farewell, My Concubine (1993)
  18. Antonio Das Mortes (1969)
  19. Raise The Red Lantern (1991)
  20. Midnight Run (1988)
  21. I Am Cuba (1964)
  22. The Round-up (1966)
  23. The Up Series
  24. Underground (1995)
  25. Up (2009)
  26. The films of Jiang Kia-Je: Unknown Pleasures (2002), Platform (2000), Xiao Wu (1997), Still Life (2006), The World (2004), 24 City (2008)
  27. The Hurt Locker (2008)
  28. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…And Spring (2003)
  29. The Sorrow And The Pity (1969)
  30. Als Twee Druppels Water (1963)
  31. The Long Day Closes (1992)
  32. White Dog (1982)
  33. The Red And The White (1967)
  34. Il Sorpasso (1962)
  35. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
  36. The Birds, The Bees, And The Italians (1966)
  37. Street Of Shame (1956)
  38. Harakiri (1962)
  39. O Lucky Man! (1973)
  40. A Bullet For The General (1966)
  41. A Brief Vacation (1973)
  42. High School (1968)
  43. War And Peace (1967)
  44. Querelle (1982)
  45. The Tree Of Life (2011)
  46. Kanal (1957)
  47. The Window (1949)
  48. Where Is The Friend’s Home? (1987)
  49. Come and See (1985)
  50. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
  51. The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)
  52. Charade (1963)
  53. Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (1988)
  54. Midnight (1939)
  55. Carnival In Flanders (1935)
  56. The Steel Helmet (1951)
  57. Come Drink With Me (1966)
  58. Japanese Girls At The Harbor (1933)
  59. Of Time And The City (2008)
  60. The Ceremony (1971)
  61. Within Our Gates (1920)
  62. A Geisha (1953)
  63. Shock Corridor (1963)
  64. To Live (1994)
  65. Grey Gardens (1975)
  66. Sugar Cane Alley (1983)
  67. Orlando (1992)
  68. Tokyo Drifter (1966)
  69. The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner (1962)
  70. Stolen Kisses (1968)
  71. Children Of Heaven (1997)
  72. Subarnarekha (1965)
  73. The Fire Within (1963)
  74. Lord Of The Flies (1963)
  75. Touki Bouki (1973)
  76. Pixote (1981)
  77. Hamlet (1948)
  78. Missing (1982)
  79. The Ladykillers (1955)
  80. Gunga Din (1939)
  81. Carlos (2010)
  82. Hindle Wakes (1927)
  83. Obsession (1976)
  84. Suspense (1913)
  85. The Terrorist (1998)
  86. Super 8 (2011)
  87. The Band’s Visit (2007)
  88. The Two Of Us (1967)
  89. Zorn’s Lemma (1970)
  90. A Short Film About Love (1988)

Worst:

  1. L’Argent (1983)
  2. India Song (1975)
  3. Historie(s) Du Cinema (1988)
  4. Lost Highway (1997)
  5. What The Bleep Do We Know? (2004)
  6. The Hangover (2009)
  7. Not One Less (1999)
  8. Syndromes And A Century (2006)
  9. Run Lola Run (1998)
  10. I Love Dollars (1986)
  11. De Tweeling (2002)
  12. Showgirls (1995)
  13. The Heiress (1949)
  14. Red Angel (1966)
  15. Hitler: A Film From Germany (1977)
  16. New York, New York (1977)
  17. Thor (2011)
  18. Green Lantern (2011)
  19. Chelsea Girls (1966)
  20. The Woman In The Window (1944)
  21. City For Conquest (1940)
  22. Pitfall (1962)
  23. Europa (1991)
  24. Story Of A Love Affair (1950)
  25. Iron Man 2 (2010)
  26. Dancer In The Dark (2000)
  27. Otley (1968)
  28. Stop, You’re Killing Me (1952)
  29. The Lost Honor Of Katharina Blum (1975)
  30. Nowhere In Africa (2001)
  31. Happy Feet (2006)
  32. Love On A Pillow (1962)
  33. Two Weeks In September (1967)
  34. Girls Just Want To Have Fun (1985)

Gems:

  1. The Watcher In The Attic (1976)
  2. All My Life (1966)
  3. Two Solutions For One Problem (1975)
  4. Island (1973)
  5. La Region Centrale (1971)
  6. There’s Always Tomorrow (1956)
  7. The Devil Is A Woman (1935)
  8. The first two Trinty films
  9. Cyclo (1995)
  10. That’s The Way I Like It (1998)
  11. Wife To Be Sacrificed (1974)
  12. The Working Class Goes To Heaven (1974)
  13. Manila: In The Claws Of Neon (1975)
  14. Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter (2001)
  15. Soldier Of Orange (1977)
  16. Turkish Fruit (1973)
  17. The Fourth Man (1983)
  18. Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang (1974)
  19. Perfumed Nightmare (1977)
  20. Seconds (1966)
  21. Max Havelaar (1976)
  22. De Aanslag (1986)
  23. Charleston Parade (1927)
  24. A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
  25. White Sun Of The Desert (1970)
  26. 17th Parallel: Vietnam In War (1968)
  27. Death By Hanging (1943)
  28. The Night Of Counting The Years (1969)
  29. The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On (1987)
  30. The Phenix City Story (1955)
  31. Santa Sangre (1989)
  32. Dial 1119 (1950)
  33. Different From The Others (1919)
  34. The Oyster Princess (1919)
  35. The Wildcat (1921)
  36. Lemonade Joe (1964)
  37. Who Wants To Kill Jessie? (1966)
  38. Yankee Doodle In Berlin (1919)
  39. The three Czarist Russian films: Twilight of a Woman’s Soul, After Death, and The Dying Swan
  40. Tear Gas In Law Enforcement (1962)
  41. The Black Book (1949)
  42. Bloody Birthday (1981)
  43. Two-Gun Man From Harlem (1938)
  44. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968)
  45. Rocker (1972)
  46. A Virgin In Hollywood (1953)
  47. Star Without Light (1946)
  48. Live Like A Cop, Die Like A Man (1976)
  49. What Scoundrels Men Are! (1932)
  50. Altered States (1980)
  51. Joe MacBeth (1955)
  52. The Naked Spur (1953)
  53. Border Incident (1949)
  54. Three Times (2005)
  55. Daises (1966)
  56. La Chambre (1972)
  57. Hotel Monterey (1972)
  58. Blonde In Black Leather (1975)
  59. Sisters Of The Gion (1936)
  60. Fighting Elegy (1966)
  61. Gate Of Flesh (1964)
  62. Chushingura (1962)
  63. Youth Of The Beast (1963)
  64. The Green Ray (1986)
  65. The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972)
  66. Antoine And Colette (1962)
  67. Zouzou (1934)
  68. The Chess Players (1977)
  69. Spies (1928)
  70. A Very Special Favor (1965)
  71. Plácido (1961)
  72. The Last Wave (1977)
  73. The Friends Of Eddie Coyle (1973)
  74. Suds (1920)
  75. The Ace Of Hearts (1921)
  76. Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
  77. The Man Who Laughs (1928)
  78. The Criminal Life Of Archibaldo De La Cruz (1955)
  79. Repo Man (1984)
  80. Laila (1929)
  81. Summer Of ’63 (1972)
  82. Taxi Driver (1954)
  83. Lion Of The Desert (1981)
  84. The Exiles (1961)
  85. Body And Soul (1925)
  86. Native Land (1942)
  87. Man Of The East (1972)
  88. Doc West (2009)
  89. Under The Bridges (1946)
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