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They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? 1,000 Greatest Films of All Time – 2022 Edition

This is the February 2022 edition of the They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? list of the 1,000 greatest films.

2022 (17th edition): TSPDT 1–1,000, 1,001–2,000, 21st Century
2021 (16th edition): TSPDT 1–1,000, 1,001–2,000, 21st Century, Poll
2020 (15th edition): TSPDT 1–1,000

The Winners – Top Climbers within the 1,000
Hellzapoppin' (1941), 910 to 789 (up 121)
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), 927 to 834 (up 93)
Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003), 648 to 556 (up 92)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), 979 to 896 (up 83)
The Crucified Lovers (1954), 934 to 856 (up 78)

The Winners – Highest Entrants into the 1,000
Phantom Thread (2017), ranked 550
Fish Tank (2009), ranked 802
Donnie Darko (2001), ranked 812
Blazing Saddles (1974), ranked…

  • Citizen Kane

    1

  • Vertigo

    2

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    3

  • The Rules of the Game

    4

  • Tokyo Story

    5

  • 8½

    6

  • The Godfather

    7

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    8

  • The Searchers

    9

  • Seven Samurai

    10

  • Apocalypse Now

    11

  • Singin' in the Rain

    12

  • Bicycle Thieves

    13

  • Taxi Driver

    14

  • Battleship Potemkin

    15

  • Breathless

    16

  • L'Atalante

    17

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    18

  • Persona

    19

  • Man with a Movie Camera

    20

  • Rashomon

    21

  • Psycho

    22

  • Andrei Rublev

    23

  • The 400 Blows

    24

  • City Lights

    25

  • Raging Bull

    26

  • The Godfather: Part II

    27

  • Mirror

    28

  • Some Like It Hot

    29

  • La Dolce Vita

    30

  • Touch of Evil

    31

  • Sunset Boulevard

    32

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    33

  • Ordet

    34

  • Casablanca

    35

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    36

  • Blade Runner

    37

  • L'Avventura

    38

  • The General

    39

  • Contempt

    40

  • Rear Window

    41

  • In the Mood for Love

    42

  • The Night of the Hunter

    43

  • Grand Illusion

    44

  • Modern Times

    45

  • The Third Man

    46

  • Ugetsu

    47

  • Mulholland Drive

    48

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

    49

  • PlayTime

    50

  • Fanny and Alexander

    51

  • Barry Lyndon

    52

  • Stalker

    53

  • Rio Bravo

    54

  • Chinatown

    55

  • Pather Panchali

    56

  • M

    57

  • North by Northwest

    58

  • The Apartment

    59

  • Wild Strawberries

    60

  • Children of Paradise

    61

  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    62

  • Metropolis

    63

  • Pulp Fiction

    64

  • Amarcord

    65

  • Viridiana

    66

  • Pierrot le Fou

    67

  • La Strada

    68

  • The Wild Bunch

    69

  • The Leopard

    70

  • GoodFellas

    71

  • Shoah

    72

  • The Gold Rush

    73

  • Journey to Italy

    74

  • The Seventh Seal

    75

  • The Battle of Algiers

    76

  • A Clockwork Orange

    77

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    78

  • The Shining

    79

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    80

  • Late Spring

    81

  • Pickpocket

    82

  • Close-Up

    83

  • Jules and Jim

    84

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

    85

  • Annie Hall

    86

  • The Conformist

    87

  • Gertrud

    88

  • Nashville

    89

  • Blue Velvet

    90

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    91

  • A Man Escaped

    92

  • Jaws

    93

  • A Woman Under the Influence

    94

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    95

  • Once Upon a Time in America

    96

  • Greed

    97

  • Blow-Up

    98

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    99

  • To Be or Not to Be

    100