A Life in Film

Puffin Puffin’s all-time stats

4,282 Films

4,939 Hours

2,483 Directors

140 Countries

105w Longest Streak

302 2+ Film Days

Top films

By year

1874 2024
1874 2024
2016 2024

Highest rated decades

1960s

Average 3.93

Fire in Castilla (Tactilvision from the Moor of the Fright)
Word Movie
The Trial
The Games of Angels
Last Year at Marienbad
Allures
War and Peace
War and Peace, Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov
War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812
War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova
War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky
The Enchanted Desna
Antonio das Mortes
La Chinoise
Nobody Waved Goodbye
Alphaville
Cosmic Ray
Diamonds of the Night
The End of Summer
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
1980s

Average 3.90

L'Eau de la Seine
Blood Simple
The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
The Beekeeper
The Big Snit
Nostos: The Return
Rectangle & Rectangles
Nostalgia
Fake Fruit Factory
Die Hard
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
Raging Bull
Back to the Future
Paris, Texas
Alexander the Great
Terrorizers
Taipei Story
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
Sans Soleil
City of Pirates
1950s

Average 3.87

Tea and Sympathy
Window Water Baby Moving
Night and Fog
The Breaking Point
Along the Coast
The Long Gray Line
Bridges-Go-Round 1
Poem of the Sea
Rome 11:00
The Crucified Lovers
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Witness for the Prosecution
Gun Crazy
12 Angry Men
Sansho the Bailiff
A Streetcar Named Desire
On the Waterfront
Rififi
Early Summer
Lola Montès

Featured lists

Best of Canadian Cinema

Puffin

Sorted chronologically. Links to the films in their entirety are provided in…

  • Crossing Ice Bridge at Niagara Falls
  • Back to God's Country
  • Carry on, Sergeant!
  • A Race for Ties
  • The Viking
  • Damaged Lives
  • Rhapsody in Two Languages
  • Lest We Forget
  • En pays neufs
  • What Price Vengeance
  • Murder Is News
  • Convicted
  • Spook Sport
  • Love on the Wing
  • The Royal Visit
  • The Case of Charlie Gordon
  • Cossacks in Exile
  • Dots
  • Loops
  • Atlantic Patrol

Genres, countries & languages

Drama
1,809 films
Comedy
907 films
Documentary
727 films
Animation
649 films
Romance
504 films
Adventure
383 films
Fantasy
361 films
Thriller
354 films
Action
337 films
Crime
323 films
USA
2,075 films
France
552 films
Canada
517 films
UK
427 films
Germany
211 films
Japan
206 films
Italy
144 films
USSR
104 films
Denmark
57 films
Sweden
53 films
English
2,312 films
French
296 films
Japanese
153 films
German
76 films
Russian
75 films
Italian
62 films
Spanish
47 films
Portuguese
34 films
Chinese
28 films
History
Average 3.94
Mystery
Average 3.93
War
Average 3.93
Romance
Average 3.88
Crime
Average 3.88
Drama
Average 3.87
Western
Average 3.86
Thriller
Average 3.74
Documentary
Average 3.67
Horror
Average 3.60
Tunisia
Average 4.62
Greece
Average 4.42
Iran
Average 4.40
Algeria
Average 4.30
Philippines
Average 4.27
Portugal
Average 4.25
Italy
Average 4.24
Egypt
Average 4.17
Hungary
Average 4.13
Thailand
Average 4.12
Greek (modern)
Average 4.57
Thai
Average 4.50
Persian (Farsi)
Average 4.35
Hungarian
Average 4.31
Italian
Average 4.30
Bengali, Bangla
Average 4.28
Tagalog
Average 4.28
Finnish
Average 4.08
Russian
Average 4.07
Chinese
Average 4.05

Themes & Nanogenres®

List progress

Collections

  • The Avengers
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Avengers: Infinity War

The Avengers Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
  • Blair Witch

Blair Witch Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Charlotte and Her Boyfriend
  • Véronique and Her Dunce
  • All the Boys Are Called Patrick

Charlotte et Véronique 3 of 4 watched

  • Futurama: Bender's Big Score
  • Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs
  • Futurama: Bender's Game

Futurama Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Godzilla
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters
  • Godzilla vs. Kong

Godzilla Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Hunger Games
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

The Hunger Games Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones Collection 4 of 5 watched

  • Ip Man
  • Ip Man 2
  • Ip Man 3

Ip Man Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • Iron Man
  • Iron Man 2
  • Iron Man 3

Iron Man Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Dr. No
  • From Russia with Love
  • Goldfinger

James Bond Collection 24 of 26 watched

  • Where Is the Friend's House?
  • Life, and Nothing More...
  • Through the Olive Trees

The Koker Trilogy 2 of 3 watched

  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • The Lion King
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
  • The Lion King 1½

The Lion King Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Day of the Dead

Living Dead Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions

The Matrix Collection 3 of 4 watched

  • The Mighty Ducks
  • D2: The Mighty Ducks
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks

The Mighty Ducks Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Resident Evil
  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse
  • Resident Evil: Extinction

Resident Evil Collection 5 of 6 watched

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Spider-Man: Far from Home
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

Spider-Man (MCU) Collection 2 of 3 watched

  • Star Wars
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Return of the Jedi

Star Wars Collection 8 of 9 watched

  • Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
  • Zenon: The Zequel
  • Zenon: Z3

Zenon Collection 2 of 3 watched

Most watched

Sandy the Seal

8 times

MGM Christmas Trailer

twice

Come from Away

twice

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

twice

Rated higher than average Patron

The Birth of a Nation

★★★★½ vs 2.37

The Great Ziegfeld

★★★★★ vs 2.97

Wonderstruck

★★★★★ vs 3.27

The Blair Witch Project

★★★★★ vs 3.31

Blair Witch

★★★★ vs 2.35

Maniac

★★★★ vs 2.41

Resident Evil: Retribution

★★★★ vs 2.42

After Last Season

★★★½ vs 1.93

Computer Chess

★★★★★ vs 3.48

Domino

★★★★ vs 2.51

Joshua and the Promised Land

★★★½ vs 2.02

Wavelength

★★★★★ vs 3.53

Rated lower than average Patron

Jojo Rabbit

vs 4.03

Babies

½ vs 3.41

Polytechnique

vs 3.70

Come from Away

★½ vs 4.15

Anne of Green Gables

★½ vs 4.13

Capernaum

★½ vs 4.13

Border

vs 3.56

What Is a Woman?

vs 3.43

The Dark Knight Rises

★½ vs 3.73

The Painted Bird

★½ vs 3.60

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King

★★ vs 4.07

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

★½ vs 3.41

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