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2010s - Dallas Buyers Club (Vallée, 2013)
2000s - Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino, 2009)
1990s - The Game (Fincher, 1997)
1980s - Raiders of the Lost Ark (Spielberg, 1981)
1970s - The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Hooper, 1974)
1960s - A Fistful of Dollars (Leone, 1964)
1950s - Paths of Glory (Kubrick, 1964)
1940s - Double Indemnity (Wilder, 1944)
1930s - Grand Illusion (Renoir, 1937)
1920s - Metropolis (Lang, 1927)
This has to be b8
I concur.
the whole idea of choosing only one film per decade is a little ridiculous

that being said, i'm going to try it:

10s: A Burning Hot Summer/Mysteries of Lisbon
00s: Miami Vice/Eloge de l'amour
90s: Histoire(s) du cinema/New Rose Hotel
80s: The Moderns/A nos amours\
70s: From the Clouds to the Resistance/La cicatrice interieure/Out 1/Duelle
60s: Scattered Clouds/Playtime/Gertrud
50s: The Tiger of Eschnapur/The Lusty Men/Bitter Victory/Journey to Italy/French Cancan/Vertigo/Bonjour tristesse/too many to list (this is true for everything on this list)

fuck it, this is too hard
goodness gracious, this taste reeks
>10s: A Burning Hot Summer

>00s: Miami Vice/

10s: Tree of life
00s: Yi Yi
90s: fuck the 90s
80s: Raging Bull
70s: Stalker
60s: Wavelength
50s: Tokyo story
40s: Citizen Kane
30s: The Grande Illusion
20s: Passion prolly
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>80s and onwards
damn forgot hatari. probably forgot a lot of other films as well.

i don't see a problem here.

the 90s have a lot of good/great films, you just have to look beyond
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Miami Vice is verhooevenesque in it's approach to violence via a 80s drug on war propaganda piece
2010s Social Network
2000s Dark Knight
1990s Pulp Fiction
1980s The Breakfast Club
1970s Rocky
miami vice is many things, but it isn't at all similar to verhoeven.

You chose Yi Yi for 00s but couldn't pick any of the equally good Taiwanese films from the 90s? u wot m8
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>fuck the 90s

Fucking millennials with their wrong generation shit
MV is phenomenal. Sorry it didn't give you a traditional story and characterization like your favorite pleb Hollywood movies do.
One a decade is just absurd. Film peaked, and covered the biggest ground in the 60's, whereas the 90's and 00's hardly feel like they've anything worth mentioning in the same breath as the masterpieces of the 60's and 70's.

Just not a good system.
the fedoras are here. the menace is real

Your right that Dutchman likes to be a little less tasteless in his approach.
can't pick what i haven't seen, i know i should watch puppetmaster but i havent gotten around to it

if i really had to choose something from the 90s it'd probably be something by miyazaki to give animation some representation
10s: Blackhat / Film Socialisme
00s: Miami Vice / Pulse / Mary / Yi Yi
90s: The Age of Innocence / Die Hard: With a Vengeance / Je vous salue Sarajevo
80s: Landscape Suicide / Manhunter / Passion
70s: Othon / A Woman Under the Influence
60s: Contempt / L'Eclisse / Playtime
50s: Journey to Italy / India: Matri Bhumi / Johnny Guitar / Tokyo Story

are you talking about the film or the show?

because verhoeven compared to the film isn't really at all alike, but i could see a comparison between the show and some of verhoeven's films (especially showgirls and robocop).
actually fuck that noise i have a 90s pick: Only Yesterday
>can't pick what i haven't seen
wow deep
Star Wars 1977
The Empire Strikes Back 1980
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 1999
Avatar 2009
Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015

Fuck watching anything before the 70's.
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>fuck the 90s
2010s - lolwut?
2000s - Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
1990s - Q & A
1980s - The Verdict
1970s - Dog Day Afternoon
1960s - The Pawnbroker
1950s - 12 Angry Men
1940s - lolwut?
1930s - lolwut?
1920s - lolwut?
hello nosaj

damn fine choices all around. had no idea you liked tokyo story that much. thanks for repping those rossellinis too

how about showgirls?
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Inherent Vice
Werckmeister Harmonies
Fanny & Alexander
The Mirror
Tokyo Story
Late Spring
Les Miserables
10s - Drive
00s - There Will Be Blood
90s - Three Colors: Blue
80s - Commando
70s - Apocalypse Now
60s - Lawrence of Arabia
50s - Sunset Boulevard
40s - Citizen Kane
30s - M
20s - La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc
10s - Intolerance
bela tarr tho
yeah, tokyo story is fantastic late spring and many other ozu's are better tho

showgirls is so good, i was tempted to put it in the 90s section but it felt a bit too soon

i need to keep exploring rossellini too, i've only seen those 2 but they were instant all-timers.
also i shouldn't care about it being too soon because it's the fucking best
10s - Holy Motors
00s - Yi Yi: A One and a Two
90s - Rebels of the Neon God
80s - Paris, Texas
70s - Nashville
60s - The Bad Sleep Well
50s - Wild Strawberries
40s - Citizen Kane
2010s - lolwut?
2000s - lolwut?
1990s - Eyes Wide Shut
1980s - The Shining
1970s - A Clockwork Orange
1960s - 2001
1950s - Paths Of Glory
1940s - lolwut?
1930s - lolwut?
1920s - lolwut?
imo, viaggio is best roberto, but india, the taking of power by louis xiv, age of the medici, and il messia come close. i still need to finish up some bits of his filmography, so who knows how many more masterpieces he has.

ozu has only ever really clicked with me three times: autumn afternoon, tokyo twilight and late spring. but i'll concede that he's a master regardless.

kind of wanted to put showgirls in as well, because it is for sure the best, but w/e. there's always another list at another time.
>showgirls is so good

really? I've never seen it, and wouldn't bother asking you to elaborate, but I really like some of the other films you listed. Should I watch this?

it's a strange film, but one that is very very rewarding, imo.
20s - Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (Murnau, 1927)
30s - Dunno
40s - No fucking clue
50s - 12 Angry Men (Lumet, 1957)
60s - 2001: A Space Odyssey (Kubrick, 1968)
70s - The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Herzog, 1974)
80s - Fitzcarraldo (Herzog, 1982)
90s - Trainspotting (Boyle, 1996)
00s - Mulholland Drive (Lynch, 2001)
10s - The Skin I Live In (Almodovar, 2011)
>2000s - Inglourious Basterds (Tarantino, 2009)

This is the last film I ever walked out on. So tedious. So empty. It ended my being a Tarantino fan.
I think I just barely missed the big ending everyone talked about and I don't mind at all.
also, rivette love it

"Starship Troopers (Paul Verhoeven, 1997): I’ve seen it twice and I like it a lot, but I prefer Showgirls (1995), one of the great American films of the last few years. It’s Verhoeven’s best American film and his most personal. In Starship Troopers, he uses various effects to help everything go down smoothly, but he’s totally exposed in Showgirls. It’s the American film that’s closest to his Dutch work. It has great sincerity, and the script is very honest, guileless. It’s so obvious that it was written by Verhoeven himself rather than Mr. Eszterhas, who is nothing. And that actress is amazing! Like every Verhoeven film, it’s very unpleasant: it’s about surviving in a world populated by assholes, and that’s his philosophy. Of all the recent American films that were set in Las Vegas, Showgirls was the only one that was real – take my word for it.I who have never set foot in the place!" --Jacques Rivette
10s: The Tree of Life/Act of Killing/Camille Claudel 1915
00s: In the Mood for Love, City of God
90s: Three Colors: Blue, The Double Life of Veronique, Taste of Cherry, Koker Trilogy, Code Unknown, Les Amants du Pont-Neuf
80s: Raging Bull
70s: Stalker, Apocalypse Now, Il Conformista
60: Au hasard Balthazar, 2001
50s: Seven Samurai
40s: Citizen Kane, Bicycle Thieves,
30s: Le Grande Illusion
20s: Battleship Potemkin, Napoleon

This shit is hard, pls no judge
2010s: Upstream Color
2000s: The Fourth Kind
1990s: Safe
1980s: The Cook. the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover
1970s: Salo. or the 120 Days of Sodom
1960s: Cleo, from 5 to 7
1950s: Dial M for Murder
1940s: Day of Wrath
1930s: The Rules of the Game
1920s: doesn't matter. everything since the 1920s has been re-done and done better.
I'm no Tarantino apologist, but you clearly missed the point of his best film to date.
Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown have nothing on Inglourious Basterds, the ballsiest Hollywood funded satire since Starship Troopers.
Why no Aguirre, the Wrath of God? Should have added it to my list >>55829934
This is bait
Whoa now, dial back the autism there!
2010s - Drive
2000s - In the Mood For Love/No Country For Old Men
1990s - Big Lebowski/Goodfellas
1980s - Paris, Texas
1970s - Barry Lyndon
1960s - Persona
1950s - Tokyo Story/Paths of Glory
1940s - Casablanca/Bicycle Thieves
1930s - M
1920s - Un Chien Andalou
>Rage meme
Reddit pls leave
Kaspar Hauser is better. Aguirre was just a warmup to Fitzcarraldo.

Aguirre = Mad Max
Fitzcarraldo = The Road Warrior
Fitzcarraldo was shit tho
30s: Street Angel
40s: Crows and Sparrow
50s: The Lin Family Shop
60s: Two Stage Sisters
70s: The Red Detachment of Women
80s: Evening Rain
90s: Bumming in Beijing
00s: West of the Tracks
10s: Karamay

that list is shit
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Jesus... your list is total shit.
>not Barry Lyndon
>Dallas Buyers Club
You mean that completely forgettable Oscar bait McConaughey vehicle? There is nothing really great about. It's just an exercise in bringing every terrible development in European art house over to the the States.
>Inglourious Basterds
I don't like Tarantino, but it's probably one of his better films. I liked it until I saw To Be or Not to Be.
>The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Best of the decade? Come on now, get real.
>Grand Illusion
The Rules of the Game is better.
It seems like you just need to watch more films.

What's your letterboxd?
Lmao sorry man, but Aguirre is so much superior than Fitzcarraldo. It's pretty much a fraudulent Aguirre
double indemnity is garbage
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Look all those book adaptions.

>Shackly Kubrick
Not even once.
Every single movie of his was a book adaptation.

Reddit pls go,
double indemnity is probably adored by the reddit crowd
And Stanly Kubrick is adored by plebs and reddit.
Yeah, because they're always talking about Barbara Stanwyck and Billy Wilder so much. You fucking child.
i dont know what reddit is up to, they might always be doing those things.
everyone adores kubrick
>Every single movie of his was a book adaptation.
Was Fear and Desire?
If it's not made after 1970 Reddit doesn't give a shit about it. Their loss, Barbara Stanwyck was the greatest Hollywood movie star and actress of all time.
she's ugly
1920's - the small apple
1930's - No sin is sin
1940's - Not a man, but the name
1950's - Too much to see in Downtown
1960's - L' Fresgolence
1970's - Right on the 5th Avenue
1980's - Chicago's forgotten bar
1990's - Tabular 4452
2000's - A Garbage's Treasure isn't a man
2010's - Missing node
I'm going to kill you and your entire family.
10s - Prisoners
00s - Bad Boys 2
90s - To Die For
80s - Body Heat
70s - Blood for Dracula
60s - Blow-up
50s - Rear Window
40s - Rope
30s - Gone with the Wind
20s - Within Our Gates
10s - Broken Blossoms
If they've been featured on that terrible podcast "filmspotting", they are officially pleb.
I'm going to slaughter you and everyone in your bloodline.
I'm not gonna pretend to be a film expert so I'm just gonna post my favorites
2010's: Inside Llewyn Davis
2000's: No Country for Old Men
1990's: Braveheart/Heat
1980's: Empire/Blade Runner


1970's: Stalker/Apocalypse Now
1960's: 2001
1950's: Paths of Glory/ On the Waterfront
1940's: It's a Wonderful Life
1930's: Wizard of Oz
1920's: Potemkin
1910's: Das Cabinet de Dr Calegari
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>drug on war
these are all pretty respectable lists. i am surprised, /tv/.
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10s - Interstellar
00s - The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
90s - Eyes Wide Shut
80s - Grave of the Fireflies
70s - The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
60s - Kes
50s - Seven Samurai
40s - The Third Man
30s - The Wizard of Oz
20s - Sunrise
the 60s were fucking amazing
>1960s - A Fistful of Dollars (Leone, 1964)
Yojimbo is the better film, and it is also from the 60s.
Shit taste.
1910s - Birth of a Nation

1920s - The Kid

1930s - "M"

1940s- The only acceptable answer is Citizen Kane or Casablanca.

1950s- Seven Samurais

1960s- Dr. Strangelove (it's inherently more watchable than 2001 and more relevant to it's decade).

1970s- Godfather Part II

1980s- Blue Velvet

1990s- Reservoir Dogs

2000s- No Country for Old Men

2010s- Too soon call. Inside LLewyn Davis is very strong contender.
Going by favorites, not best:

10s - The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
00s - Tokyo Godfathers
90s - Porco Rosso
80s - Jarinko Chie
70s - House
60s - Harakiri
50s - Ikiru
40s - Sullivan's Travels
30s - M
20s - Metropolis
2000s - No Country for Old Men, Master and Commander
1990s - Goodfellas, Boogie Nights
1980s - Blade Runner, The Last Emperor
1970s - Apocalypse Now, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
1960s - Lawrence of Arabia, Z, The Wild Bunch
1950s - Touch of Evil, Vertigo
1940s - Bicycle Thieves
1930s - The Rules of the Game
1920s - All Quiet on the Western Front
>people putting No Country For Old Men
Why? Did you watch any film from the 2000s?
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yes, but none were better than No Country for Old Men.
It's No Country fo Old Men or Gladiator. You could make a case for "Oh Brother Where Art Thou?", too.

However No Country for Old Men has a very post 1990s action feel where it's very character driven which a lot more films that came after are.
Pretty much impossible to narrow down, but I'll give it a go.

2010s: Poetry
2000s: Pan's Labyrinth
1990s: The Double Life of Veronique
1980s: Paris, Texas
1970s: The Spirit of the Beehive
1960s: The Face of Another
1950s: Roman Holiday
1940s: Late Spring
1930s: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
1920s: Sunrise
no need to be so grouchy anons. We forgive you though
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These are just my favorites

Mulholland Drive
The Thin Red Line
The Shining
Dr. Strangelove
Seven Samurai
The Great Dictator
The Rules of the Game
The Passion of Joan of Arc
I like it
also just as a reminder to all the Stalker bros ITT, It's getting a blu ray release in Japan in early June so we should be seeing torrents in about 6 weeks
Lol, hipsters don't watch films older than 1950s?
newfag pls go
-1910's The Student of Prague(1913)
-the 1920's The General(1926)
-the 1930's I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang(1932)
-the 1940'sThe Best Years of Our Lives(1946)
-the 1950's Rashomon(1950)
-the 1960'sBonnie and Clyde(1967)
-the 1970's The Godfather(1972)
-the 1980's Raging Bull(1980)
-the 1990's Fargo(1996)
-the 00'sThe departed(2006)
-from2010 Shutter Island
>all these japanese movies
>all that science fiction shit
>godard movies
literally lol'd out loud IRL
Hipsters and plebs.
Pleb exposed
>who is Wong Kar Wai
Step up
ITMFL is equal with No Country
some godard movies are good but no one is the best of its decade
You have to be shitting me.
Nein. 2 best films of that decade
Literally no one listed a Godard film and if they, they're wrong.

No Country is equal to Revanche MAYBE, stop kidding yourself
>Literally no one listed a Godard film
read the thread...

a guy even said film socialisme was the best movie of 2010's
1920s- Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari
1930s- Modern Times
1940s- The Third Man
1950s- Ikiru
1960s- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
1970s- Apocalypse Now
1980s- Blade Runner
1990s- Pulp Fiction
2000s- The Return of the King
2010s- Prisoners
anybody have lists compiled by decade?
King Kong
The Karate Kid
The Negotiator
Iron Man
What do you mean?
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like pic related but comprehensive for every decade
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