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50 must-see British classics

50 films

Classic movies hand-picked by the British Film Institute. Landmark films by legendary names, the widely loved and rarely seen -…

  • Sweetheart
  • I Am Samuel
  • Two of Us
  • End of the Century
  • Vita & Virginia

Queer films now streaming on BFI Player

55 films

Here are the pioneers, the iconoclasts, the brave - from landmark LGBTQIA+ portraits to the next generation of queer classics.…

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
  • Vertigo
  • Citizen Kane
  • Tokyo Story
  • In the Mood for Love

Sight and Sound's Greatest Films of All Time 2022

264 films

Every decade the Sight and Sound team asks critics to name the greatest films of all time. Here are the…

  • EO
  • The Eternal Daughter
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • The Call of the Wild
  • Parasite

Films featuring great animal performances

43 films

To celebrate the upcoming UK release of Jerzy Skolimowski's EO on 3 Feb 2023, we've compiled this list of films…

  • Michael
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • Fireworks
  • Rope
  • Song of Love

100 great LGBTQIA+ films

100 films

Celebrate LGBT+ History with these great LGBTQIA+ titles from around the world.

  • Serpent
  • A Page of Madness
  • Chuji's Travel Diary: The Chuji Patrol Episode
  • Crossroads
  • Days of Youth

A great Japanese film from every year, from 1925 to now

98 films

We make some tough choices about the finest film of every year of Japanese film history going back to 1925.…

  • I Know Where I'm Going!
  • Whisky Galore!
  • My Childhood
  • The Wicker Man
  • My Ain Folk

25 great Scottish films

25 films

From homegrown filmmakers who’ve gone on to international acclaim to features that make evocative use of its towns, cities, communities…

  • Walkabout
  • The Stone Tape
  • Penda's Fen
  • Symptoms
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Mark Jenkin: the films that inspired Enys Men

13 films

"When considering the DNA of Enys Men it’s maybe predictable that many of the films in this season are drawn…

  • The Appointment
  • Appropriate Behavior
  • Bronco's House
  • Bull
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • A Bagful of Fleas
  • Something Different
  • Daisies
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Woman with a Movie Camera

79 films

A celebration of work by female directors past & present. Start watching today on BFI Player.

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • The Tale of the Fox
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Pinocchio
  • Fantasia

100 essential animations

100 films

The most interesting and important animated films from around the world, from the 1920s to the present day.

100 Animated…

  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Kid
  • King Kong
  • A Day at the Races
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

65 films to see by age 15

65 films

Created in collaboration with BFI Education, Into Film and over 70 international film educators, producers, teachers, authors and critics. Read…