They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? 1,000 Greatest Films of All Time – 2021 Edition

This is the January 2021 edition of the They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? list of the 1,000 greatest films.

Current Version: January 2021 (16th edition) TSPDT 1–1,000, 1,001–2,000, 21st Century

Previous Version: January 2020 (15th edition) TSPDT 1–1,000

The Winners – Highest Entrants into the 1,000
Toni Erdmann (2016), ranked 363
Under the Skin (2013), ranked 399
Boyhood (2014), ranked 461
The Master (2012), ranked 485
The Act of Killing (2012), ranked 488

The Losers – Biggest Fallers from the 1,000
Superman (1978), formerly ranked 746
The Goddess (1934), formerly ranked 783
La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000), formerly ranked 810
Blazing Saddles (1974), formerly ranked 844
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), formerly ranked 905

  • Sans Soleil

    101

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    102

  • The Mother and the Whore

    103

  • The Wizard of Oz

    104

  • The Spirit of the Beehive

    105

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    106

  • The Earrings of Madame de...

    107

  • Gone with the Wind

    108

  • Satantango

    109

  • L'Eclisse

    110

  • Alien

    111

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    112

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    113

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    114

  • Beau Travail

    115

  • Nosferatu

    116

  • La Jetée

    117

  • Yi Yi

    118

  • Ikiru

    119

  • Star Wars

    120

  • Letter from an Unknown Woman

    121

  • Sherlock, Jr.

    122

  • Manhattan

    123

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    124

  • Bringing Up Baby

    125

  • A Day in the Country

    126

  • Vivre Sa Vie

    127

  • Don't Look Now

    128

  • All About Eve

    129

  • Rosemary's Baby

    130

  • Rome, Open City

    131

  • My Darling Clementine

    132

  • The Young and the Damned

    133

  • His Girl Friday

    134

  • L'Âge d'Or

    135

  • Badlands

    136

  • Do the Right Thing

    137

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    138

  • Notorious

    139

  • The Lady Eve

    140

  • Un Chien Andalou

    141

  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    142

  • Stagecoach

    143

  • The Gospel According to Matthew

    144

  • Come and See

    145

  • Duck Soup

    146

  • The Passenger

    147

  • Trouble in Paradise

    148

  • Brief Encounter

    149

  • Cries and Whispers

    150

  • The Conversation

    151

  • Days of Heaven

    152

  • Histoire(s) du cinéma

    153

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    154

  • Double Indemnity

    155

  • The Exterminating Angel

    156

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

    157

  • On the Waterfront

    158

  • Spirited Away

    159

  • The Deer Hunter

    160

  • Spring in a Small Town

    161

  • The Red Shoes

    162

  • There Will Be Blood

    163

  • Chimes at Midnight

    164

  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

    165

  • The Piano

    166

  • The Tree of Life

    167

  • Rocco and His Brothers

    168

  • King Kong

    169

  • Earth

    170

  • L'Argent

    171

  • The River

    172

  • Black Narcissus

    173

  • The Birds

    174

  • Brazil

    175

  • Napoleon

    176

  • The Last Laugh

    177

  • Mouchette

    178

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    179

  • The Thin Red Line

    180

  • The Great Dictator

    181

  • Imitation of Life

    182

  • Kes

    183

  • The Grapes of Wrath

    184

  • Dekalog

    185

  • Breaking the Waves

    186

  • Night and Fog

    187

  • Out of the Past

    188

  • Death in Venice

    189

  • Solaris

    190

  • Umberto D.

    191

  • A City of Sadness

    192

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    193

  • Chungking Express

    194

  • Nights of Cabiria

    195

  • Fargo

    196

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    197

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    198

  • Paisan

    199

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    200