BEST BLACK & WHITE CINEMATOGRAPHY EVER

Honorable Mentions: Madonna’s 1990 music video Vogue; Some Like It Hot; Notorious; Treasure of the Sierra Madre; Thieves' Highway; The Exterminating Angel; The Artist; Black Rain; City of Life and Death; Eyes Without a Face; Lolita; Make Way for Tomorrrow; The Hill; I Know Where I'm Going!; Dames; The Lady Eve; Viridiana; Ikiru; Paper Moon; Gold Diggers of 1933; Passion of Joan of Arc; Vivre Sa Vie; The War Game; The Magnificent Ambersons; The Scarlett Empress; Freaks; Nebraska; Hiroshima Mon Amour; Modern Times; The General; Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid; Stranger Than Paradise; Sherlock Jr.; Mank; Odd Man Out; My Darling Clementine; City Lights; Masculine-Feminine

  • Raging Bull

    1

  • Citizen Kane

    2

  • Schindler's List

    3

  • The Elephant Man

    4

  • The Third Man

    5

  • Persona

    6

  • Woman in the Dunes

    7

  • Ed Wood

    8

  • The Lady from Shanghai

    9

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    10

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    11

  • Eraserhead

    12

  • Repulsion

    13

  • Paths of Glory

    14

  • Lenny

    15

  • Manhattan

    16

  • Metropolis

    17

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    18

  • The Last Picture Show

    19

  • Pleasantville

    20

  • King Kong

    21

  • The Night of the Hunter

    22

  • 8½

    23

  • Sunset Boulevard

    24

  • The Lighthouse

    25

  • Kiss Me Deadly

    26

  • The Bride of Frankenstein

    27

  • M

    28

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    29

  • Dead Man

    30

  • Stardust Memories

    31

  • Young Frankenstein

    32

  • Jules and Jim

    33

  • Dead Again

    34

  • Wings of Desire

    35

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    36

  • Casablanca

    37

  • Night and the City

    38

  • The Virgin Spring

    39

  • In Cold Blood

    40

  • The Man Who Wasn't There

    41

  • Out of the Past

    42

  • Psycho

    43

  • Sullivan's Travels

    44

  • Wild Strawberries

    45

  • Zelig

    46

  • Häxan

    47

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    48

  • Double Indemnity

    49

  • Europa

    50