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100 Best Films of the 20th Century: Village Voice Critics Poll

100 Best Films of 20th Century: The reknowned Village Voice newspaper held its "First Annual Film Critics' Poll" at the conclusion of the 20th century. The complete poll, authored/described by J. Hoberman was originally accessible online, but no longer available.
Facts and Commentary about the List:
The newspaper asked 50 or more distinguished film critics, including Molly Haskell, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Andrew Sarris and others, to vote in their film poll.
One of the film poll categories asked the participants to rank their top ten best films of the century.
The results were compiled from the poll's voting and published in the January 4, 2000 edition of The Village Voice.
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Citizen Kane (1941)
Citizen Kane (1941)
2
The Rules of the Game (1939)
The Rules of the Game (1939)
3
Vertigo (1958)
Vertigo (1958)
4
The Searchers (1956)
The Searchers (1956)
5
Man With a Movie Camera (1929)
Man With a Movie Camera (1929)
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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
7
L'atalante (1934)
L'atalante (1934)
8
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
9
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
10
Rashomon (1950)
Rashomon (1950)
11
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
12
The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather (1972)
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13
Pather Panchali (1955)
Pather Panchali (1955)
14
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
15
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
16
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
17
Ordet (1955)
Ordet (1955)
18
Intolerance (1916)
Intolerance (1916)
19
Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai Du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
Jeanne Dielman 23, Quai Du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
20
Psycho (1960)
Psycho (1960)
21
Chinatown (1974)
Chinatown (1974)
23
Seven Samurai (1954)
Seven Samurai (1954)
24
The Earrings of Madame De... (1953)
The Earrings of Madame De... (1953)
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25
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
26
A Man Escaped (1956)
A Man Escaped (1956)
27
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Broken Blossoms (1919)
28
Greed (1924)
Greed (1924)
29
Ugetsu (1953)
Ugetsu (1953)
30
The Third Man (1949)
The Third Man (1949)
31
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
32
The General (1926)
The General (1926)
33
The Seventh Seal (1957)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
34
Taxi Driver (1976)
Taxi Driver (1976)
35
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
36
Tokyo Story (1953)
Tokyo Story (1953)
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37
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
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City Lights (1931)
City Lights (1931)
39
King Kong (1933)
King Kong (1933)
40
Metropolis (1927)
Metropolis (1927)
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