Arts & Faith’s Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films – 2011

In 2011 Arts & Faith, an online discussion group comprised of film critics and other contributors, announced its list of the Top 100 spiritually significant films ever made. The list is in alphabetical order based on the original names of the films.

2001: A Space Odyssey
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
A Man Escaped (1956)
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
After Life
Amadeus (1984)
Andrei Rublev
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Babette’s Feast
Becket (1964)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Black Narcissus
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids (2004)…
Burmese Harp (1985)
Chariots of Fire (1981)
Code Unknown: Incomplete Tales of Several Journeys… (2000)
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Day of Wrath
Days of Heaven
Diary of a Country Priest
Early Summer (1951)
Eureka (Shooting Gallery)
Faust (1926)
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Floating Weeds
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)…
Heartbeat Detector
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Into Great Silence (2005)
It’s a Wonderful Life
Jesus of Montreal
Lawrence of Arabia
M (1931)
Magnolia (1999)
Make Way for Tomorrow
Munyurangabo (2007)…
My Night at Maud’s (1969)…
Paris, Texas (1984)…
Pather Panchali (1955)
Paths of Glory (1957)
Places in the Heart (1984)
Playtime (1967)…
Ponette (1996)

Ran (1985)
Schindler’s List (1993)
Silent Light
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Spirited Away
Still Life
Stroszek (1977)…
Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
Summer Hours
Syndromes and a Century (2006)
Tender Mercies (1983)
The Apostle (1997)
The Child (2005)
The Death of Mister Lazarescu
The Decalogue I
The Double Life of Véronique (1991)
The Flowers of St. Francis
The Gospel According to St. Matthew
The Iron Giant
The Island (2006)
The Miracle Maker (2000)…
The Mirror
The New World (2005)…
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The Nights of Cabiria
The Passion of Joan of Arc
The Promise (1996)
The Return
The Rules of the Game
The Searchers
The Seventh Seal
The Son
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
The Story of the Weeping Camel
The Straight Story (1999)
The Trial (1962)
The Unvanquished
The World of Apu
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Three Colours: Blue
Three Colours: Red
Three Colours: White
Tokyo Story
Touch of Evil
Vertigo (1958)
Vivre Sa Vie (My Life to Live)
Wild Strawberries
Wings of Desire
Winter Light
Yi Yi: A One and a Two…

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