Ten Best Lists - Country

As patently silly as it is to list Top 10, or 'best' films, as arbitrary as it must inevitably be, there comes a time to set some markers. The listed films are Filmycks favourites, a certified solid-gold viewing experience for fans of the site. The intention is to give credible nominations in many areas, hopefully to round out anyone's 'must see' wish list. 

Cinema is a broad church, and there is much to explore, hopefully these lists help.
*Where a Filmycks review is completed a link will eventually be attached, or thumbnail sketches will be provided in the interim.

     Let the Top 10 silliness by Country begin..... (more Countries will be added as we get to them)

 

 

 

 

Ten Best Classic Era British Films 1930 - 1959

1. The Thirty-Nine Steps
2. Brief Encounter
3. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
4. The Lady Vanishes
5. Black Narcissus
6. The Third Man
7. Kind Hearts and Coronets
8. Odd Man Out
9. I Know Where I'm Going
10. The Ladykillers

Ten Best Modern Era British Films 1960 - Present

1. Lawrence of Arabia
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. The Life of Brian
4. Trainspotting
5. Brazil
6. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
7. The Innocents
8. The Long Day Closes
9. Get Carter
10. Local Hero

Ten Best Classic Era American Films 1930 - 1959

1. Casablanca
2. Double Indemnity
3. The Grapes of Wrath
4. On The Waterfront
5. Vertigo
6. Some Like It Hot
7. Citizen Kane
8. Only Angels Have Wings
9. The Searchers
10. Shanghai Express

Ten Best Modern Era American Films 1960 - Present

1. Raging Bull
2. Chinatown
3. Bonnie and Clyde
4. The Godfather II
5. Nashville
6. The Last Picture Show
7. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
8. Zelig
9. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
10. There Will Be Blood

Ten Best Classic Era French Films 1930 - 1959

1. The Rules of The Game
2. The 400 Blows
3. Port of Shadows
4. La Grande Illusion
5. Les Enfants Du Paradis
6. Forbidden Games
7. Elevator to the Gallows
8. Pepe Le Moko
9. Bob Le Flambeur
10. La Bete Humaine

Ten Best Modern Era French Films 1960 - Present

1. Jules et Jim
2. Breathless
3. Le Feu Follet
4. Cache (Hidden) 4.  Amour
5. Belle De Jour
6. Ridicule
7. A Ma Souer
8. White Material
9. Amelie
10. Criminal Lovers

Ten Best German Films of All Time

1. Downfall
2. Das Boot
3. Metropolis
4. Wings of Desire
5. Run Lola Run
6. The Lives of Others
7. M
8. The Tin Drum
9. Ali - Fear Eats the Soul
10. Aguirre - Wrath of God

Ten Best Italian Films of All Time

1. 8 1/2
2. L'Avventura
3. Cinema Paradiso
4. Bicycle Thieves
5. Nights of Cabiria
6. Ossessione
7. The Leopard
8. L'eclisse
9. Rome, Open City
10.Il Postino

Ten Best Australian Films of All Time

1. Gallipoli
2. Wake in Fright
3. Walkabout
4. Breaker Morant
5. Mad Max II
6. The Piano
7. Sunday Too Far Away
8. The Year my Voice Broke
9. Rabbit Proof Fence
10. The Castle