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21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films

2018 Edition NEW
Uploaded February 7, 2018
Based on end-of-year lists (from 2000 to 2017) and the same resources used for the 1,000 Greatest Films, this is a collection (comprised of 1,000 films) of the 21st Century's most acclaimed cinema. Also featured is a listing of the 100 most acclaimed film directors of this century, to date.
1,000 Noir Films

They Shot Dark Pictures…

"A motion picture with an often grim urban setting, photographed in somber tones and permeated by a feeling of disillusionment, pessimism, and despair.” –
A slowly-growing listing of the (eventually) 1,000 films most often referred to as noir. Includes the 100 most cited noir films, links to blu-ray editions, and TSPDT's own recommendations.
    Delmer Daves


    Browse 250+ director profiles. Each profile includes quotes from a variety of reference materials, TSPDT's compact guide to each director's work, along with a listing of each director's most critically acclaimed films.

    The 1,000 Greatest Films

    2018 Edition
    Uploaded January 19, 2018
    Compiled from over 9,800 film lists, this is quite possibly the most definitive collection of critically acclaimed films you will find. Also featured is a list of the 250 most acclaimed film directors, and a listing of films that are currently ranked from 1,001 to 2,000.
    The banner image above is from Delmer Daves's The Red House (1947).