Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Henry Covert's Top 100 Favourite Films

 
1. 2046 (Wong Kar-wai, 2004)
2. Dawn of the Dead (George Romero, 1978)
3. Natural Born Killers (Oliver Stone, 1994)
4. X-Men (Bryan Singer, 2000) 
5. Tristana (Luis Bunuel, 1970)
6. Superfly (Gordon Parks Jr., 1972)
7. Django (Sergio Corbucci, 1966)
8. Oldboy (Park Chan-wook, 2003) 
9. Sweet Movie (Dusan Makavejev, 1974)
10. Orpheus (Jean Cocteau, 1950)

11. The Great Silence (Sergio Corbucci, 1968)
12. Possession (Andrzej Zulawski, 1981)
13. Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1972)
14. Scorpio Rising (Kenneth Anger, 1964)
15. The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (Peter Greenaway, 1989)
16. Night of the Living Dead (George Romero, 1968)
17. The Killer (John Woo, 1989)
18. Cutter's Way (Ivan Passer, 1981)
19. Bad Timing (Nicolas Roeg, 1980)
20. The Wild Bunch (Sam Peckinpah, 1968)
21. Cannibal Apocalypse (Antonio Margheriti, 1980) 
22. The Idiot (Akira Kurosawa, 1951)
23. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Russ Meyer, 1970)
24. Vivre sa Vie (Jean-Luc Godard, 1962)
25. Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973)

26. Judex (Louis Feuillade, 1917)
27. Chasing Amy (Kevin Smith, 1997)
28. El Topo (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1970)
29. Drugstore Cowboy (Gus van Sant, 1989)
30. Ganja & Hess (Bill Gunn, 1973)
31. Blue Collar (Paul Schrader, 1978)
32. Aguirre: The Wrath of God (Werner Herzog, 1972)
33. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Tobe Hooper, 1974)
34. Spider-Man (Sam Raimi, 2002)
35. The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992)
36. X2: X-Men United (Bryan Singer, 2003)
37. Planet of the Apes (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1968)
38. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (David Lynch (1992)
39. Messiah of Evil (Willard Huych, 1973)
40. Querelle (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1982)
41. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1974)
42. Across 110th Street (Barry Shear, 1972)
43. Heavy Traffic (Ralph Bakshi, 1973)
44. Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988)
45. Mask (Peter Bogdanovich, 1985)
46. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorcese, 1976)
47. Hulk (Ang Lee, 2003) 
48. The Spook Who Sat by the Door (Ivan Dixon, 1973) 
49. WR: Mysteries of the Organism (Dusan Makavejev, 1971)
50. The Face of Another (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1966)

51. The Fly (David Cronenberg, (1986) 
52. The Piano (Jane Campion, 1993)
53. A Housekeeper (Claude Berri, 2002)
54. Performance (Nicolas Roeg and Donald Cammell, 1970) 
55. Thief (Michael Mann, 1981)
56. Hit Man (George Armitage, 1972)
57. Candyman (Bernard Rose, 1992) 
58. Black Jesus (Valerio Zurlini, 1968)
59. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (J. Lee Thompson, 1972)
60. The Best Years of Our Lives (William Wyler, 1946)
61.The Dead Zone (David Cronenberg, 1983)
62. The Beyond (Lucio Fulci, 1981)
63. 1984 (Michael Radford, 1984)
64. Lolita (Stanley Kubrick, 1962)
65. Peeping Tom (Michael Powell, 1960)
66. The World of Suzie Wong (Richard Quine, 1960)
67. Alucarda (Juan Lopez Moctezuma, 1977)
68. Heat (Michael Mann, 1995)
69. Scarface (Brian DePalma, 1983)
70. Fritz the Cat (Ralph Bakshi, 1972)
71. Truck Turner (Jonathan Kaplan, 1974)
72. Spider-Man 2 (Sam Raimi, 2004)
73. Secretary (Steven Shainberg, 2002)
74. The Fountain (Darren Aaronofsky, 2006)
75. Ms. 45 (Abel Ferrara, 1981)

76. The Cat O'Nine Tails (Dario Argento, 1971)
77. The Last Man on Earth (Ubaldo Ragona, 1964)
78. Day of the Dead (George Romero,1985)
79. Lord Love a Duck (George Axelrod, 1966)
80. American Splendor (Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, 2003)
81. The Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise, 1951)
82. Black Caesar (Larry Cohen, 1973)
83. Hell Up in Harlem (Larry Cohen, 1973 )
84. Chungking Express (Wong Kar-wai, 1994)
85. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000)
86. Siegfried (Fritz Lang, 1924)
87. Kriemhild's Revenge (Fritz Lang, 1924)
88. Hard Boiled (John Woo, 1992)
89. The Duellists (Ridley Scott, 1977) 
90. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975)
91. Faster Pussycat... Kill! Kill! (Russ Meyer, 1965) 
92. Keoma (Enzo Castellari, 1976) 
93. Soylent Green (Richard Fleischer, 1973) 
94. INLAND EMPIRE (David Lynch, 2006) 
95. The Elephant Man (David Lynch, 1980) 
96. Lady Snowblood (Toshiya Fujita, 1973) 
97. Fitzcarraldo (Werner Herzog, 1982) 
98. Welcome Home Brother Charles (Jamaa Fanaka, 1975)
99. Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965)
100. The Devil in Miss Jones (Gerard Damiano, 1973)

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