The Pendragon Film Society was set up in 2005 to investigate and debate what makes great cinema. The society’s annual greatest films of all-time list is compiled from external polls and ballots and from the website’s contributors.
- 1000 Greatest Films of All-Time (2021)
- 1000 Greatest Films of All-Time (2020)
- 1000 Greatest Films of All-Time (2019)
- 1000 Greatest Films of All-Time (2018)
- 100 Greatest Films 2010-2019 (2020)
- 100 Greatest Films 2000-2009 (2010)
- 100 Greatest Films 1990-1999 (2021)
- The 100 Greatest Directors Ever (2008)
- 100 Greatest Film Acting Performances of All-Time (2019)
Sight & Sound is a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI). Every decade, Sight & Sound asks an international group of film professionals to vote for their greatest films of all time. Since 1952 Critics have been asked to provide a top ten list and in 1992 directors were invited to participate in a separate poll.
- Sight & Sound critics top 250 films (2012)
- Sight & Sound directors top films (2012)
- Critics Top Ten Poll (2002)
- Directors Top Ten Poll (2002)
- Sight & Sounds Greatest Films of All Time (1992)
- Sight & Sound’s Critics Poll (1982)
- Sight & Sound’s Critics Poll (1972)
- Sight & Sound’s Critics Poll (1962)
- Sight & Sound’s Critics Poll (1952)
- How Critics, Directors Voted (2002-2012)
- The best films of the last 25 years (2002)
- Sight & Sound’s 30 key films of the decade (2010)
- Critics’ 50 Greatest Documentaries of All Time (2014)
- Filmmakers’ Greatest Documentaries of All Time (2014)
- Sight & Sound Best Films (2011)
They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They? was started in May 2003 by cinema enthusiasts from Adelaide, Australia as a resource for all those interested in films and specifically the directors who make them. The 2020 list of the 1,000 Greatest Films of all-time was primarily compiled by using 6,620 individual critics’ and filmmakers’ personal lists/ballots of their favourite/best films.
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2021)
- Films Ranked 1001-2000 on TSPDT 1,000 Grestest Films (2021)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2020)
- Films Ranked 1001-2000 on TSPDT 1,000 Grestest Films (2020)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2019)
- Films Ranked 1001-2000 on TSPDT 1,000 Greatest Films (2019)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2018)
- Films Ranked 1001-2000 on TSPDT 1,000 Greatest Films (2018)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2017)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2016)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2015)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2014)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2013)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2012)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2011)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2010)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2008)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 1000 Greatest Films (2007)
- theyshootpictures.com’s 21st century most acclaimed films
- They Shoot Pictures 21st Century Top 1000 Films (2016)
Cahiers du Cinéma is an influential French film magazine founded in 1951 by André Bazin, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Joseph-Marie Lo Duca. It included amongst its writers, future directors Jacques Rivette, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol and François Truffaut.
- Cahiers du cinéma’s 100 Greatest Films (2008)
- Cahiers du cinema’s Annual Top ten Film Lists
- Jean-Luc Godard’s Ten Best American Sound Films (1963)
Rotten Tomatoes is a website devoted to reviews, information, and news of films, most widely known as a film review aggregator. The name derives from the historical cliché of throwing tomatoes and other vegetables at stage performers if a performance was particularly bad.
- Rottentomatoes.com’s 100 Greatest Films of All Time
- 100 Best Classic Movies of All Time
Film4 is a free digital television channel available in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, owned and operated by Channel 4, that screens films.
- Film4’s 50 Films To See Before You Die (2006)
- Channel 4’S 100 Greatest Films of all time (2001)
- Channel 4’s 100 Greatest War Films of all-time
- Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Movie Stars
Time Out is a publishing company based in London, England. The company’s best known product is the Time Out weekly listings magazine. The listing magazines for particular cities contain information about events in film, theatre, fashion, literature and all other artistic events happening, as well as eat out and night out sections.
- Time Out’s 100 best movies of all-time (2016)
- Time Out’s Readers’ Top 100 (1998)
- CENTENARY TOP 100 FILMS (1995)
- The 100 Best British Films (2017)
- The 100 best horror movies of all time (2021)
- The 50 best war movies of all time (2017)
- The 100 best comedy movies (2017)
- Time Out’s 100 Best Action Movies of All Time (2016)
- The 50 most controversial movies ever made (2016)
- The 100 best sci-fi movies (2014)
- The 100 Best Animated Movies (2014)
- Time Out’s 101 Films of the 2000s
- 1000 Films to Change Your Life (2006)
- The 101 best New York movies of all time (2016)
- The TONY top 50 movies of the decade (2009)
- David Fear, Time Out New York Top 10 (2007)
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster. The BBC is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organisation and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. It is established under a Royal Charter and operates under its Agreement with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
- BBC Culture’s 100 greatest foreign-language films (2018)
- BBC’s 100 Greatest American Films (2015)
- BBC’s 100 Greatest Comedies of all time (2017)
- BBC’s 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century (2016)
- BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra’s Favourite Movies (2011)
- BBC’s Film 2000 Best Films of the Year (2000)
Halliwell’s film guide is a highly respected English publication often praised for being the biggest and best film guide and a must have for all silver screen buffs.
- Halliwell’s Best 1000 Films (2005)
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information related to movies, television shows, actors, production crew personnel, video games, and most recently, fictional characters featured in visual entertainment media. It is as subsidiary of Amazon.
- IMDB’s Top Rated Movies
- Top Rated Indian Movies
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally. It was founded by Arthur B. Sleigh in 1855 and is widely regarded as a national “newspaper of record.” It maintains an international reputation for quality, having been described by the BBC as being “one of the world’s great titles”.
- Tim Robey’s 100 Greatest Films (2017)
- The Telegraph’s 75 best British films ever made
- The Telegraph’s 100 films that defined the noughties (2009)
Mubi (formerly The Auteurs) is an online film website that integrates elements of social networking with video streaming. The site allows users to watch feature films, usually for a fee, and connect with others with similar tastes in movies.
- Mubi.com’s most popular films
- The Mubi Top 1000
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood’s intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
- Hollywood’s Best 100 Films (2014)
- Hollywood Reporter (Ray Bennett) Top 10 (2007)
- Hollywood Reporter (Michael Rechtshaffen) Top 10 (2003)
- 50 Greatest Superhero Movie Performances of All Time (2017)
The Village Voice was a free weekly newspaper in New York City, United States featuring investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts reviews and events listings for New York City. It was founded in 1955 by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher and Norman Mailer and continues online.
- Best Films of the 20th Century (1999)
- The Village Voice yearly polls
- The Village Voice/LA Weekly Film Poll (2011)
- Village Voice (J. Hoberman) Top 10 (2007)
- Michael Atkinson (The Village Voice) 10 Best films since 2000 (2016)
Films101 is a website that organises the films that have been strongly recommended by critics and filmmakers. The bulk of the Films101 database comes from all-time best movie lists and movie awards.
- Films101.com’s Top Ranked Films
- Films101.com’s Greatest Film Directors
- Yearly Top Ten Movies
The Times is a daily national newspaper published in the United Kingdom since 1785, when it was known as The Daily Universal Register. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times (founded in 1821) are published by Times Newspapers, since 1981 a subsidiary of News UK, itself wholly owned by News Corp.
The American Film Institute is an American film organisation that educates filmmakers and honours the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States. The popular AFI 100 Years… series, which ran from 1998 to 2008, and created jury-selected lists of America’s best movies in categories including Musicals, Laughs and Thrills, drove new generations to experience classic American films. The juries consisted of over 1,500 artists, scholars, critics and historians.
- AFI’s 100 years…100 movies (2007)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 movies (1998)
- AFI’s 10 Top 10 (2008)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 cheers (2006)
- AFI’s 100 years of film scores (2005)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 quotes (2005)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 songs (2004)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 heroes and villains (2003)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 passions (2002)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 thrills (2001)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 laughs (2000)
- AFI’s 100 years…100 stars (1999)
- American Film Institute’s Yearly Awards
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a charitable organisation established by Royal Charter to:
‘encourage the development of the arts of film, television and the moving image throughout the United Kingdom….’
- 100 Favourite British Films of the 20th century (1999)
- BFI’s The 50 films you should see by the age of 14 (2005)
Entertainment Weekly is an American magazine, published by the Time division of Time Warner, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture. EW’s primary concentration is on entertainment media and critical reviews.
- Entertainment Weekly’s 100 Greatest Movies of All-Time (2013)
- Entertainment Weekly’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time (1999)
- Entertainment Weekly’s 100 best films from 1983 to 2008 (2008)
- Entertainment Weekly’s Best Animated Movies Ever (2009)
- Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Greatest Action Films Ever! (2007)
- Entertainment Weekly’s Top 50 Cult Movies (2003)
- Entertainment Weekly’s 50 Greatest Directors (1996)
- Entertainment Weekly’s 100 Best American Film Soundtracks
- Entertainment Weekly, Lisa Schwarzbaum’s 10 best movies of the decade (2009)
- Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly Top 10 (2007)
- Entertainment Weekly (Owen Gleiberman) Top 10 (2007)
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group. It is the biggest selling film magazine in the United Kingdom and is also published in the United States, Australia, Turkey, Russia, Italy and Portugal.
- Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies (2017)
- Empire’s 301 Greatest Movies of All Time (2014)
- Empire’s 500 Greatest Movies of All Time (2008)
- Empire Magazine Australia’s 100 Greatest Films (2007)
- Empire’s 201 Greatest Movies of All Time (2006)
- Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies (2003)
- Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies (1999)
- The 100 Best Films of World Cinema (2010)
- The 100 Best British Films (2021)
- Empire Magazine’s 50 Greatest Independent Films
- Empire Magazine’s Top 10 (2007)
- The 100 Greatest Movie Characters (2015)
- The 100 Greatest Movie Characters (2008)
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