My Favorite Lars von Trier Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *) 

1.   Dogville (2003)

2.   Melancholia (2011)

3.   Dancer in the Dark (2000)

4.   Breaking the Waves (1996)

5.   Antichrist (2009)

6.   The Kingdom (1994-1997)
(Danish TV miniseries)

7.   The Idiots (1998)

8.   The Five Obstructions (2003)
(Documentary)

9.   Europa (1991)
(no relation to Europa Europa)

10. Manderlay (2005)

11. Medea (1988)
(Danish TV Film)

12. Nymphomaniac (2013)

13. The Element of Crime (1984)

14. The Boss of It All (2006)

15. Epidemic (1987)

16. The House That Jack Built (2018)

My Favorite Erich von Stroheim Films

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1.   Greed (1924)
(I saw it on a 1999 VHS tape)

2.   Foolish Wives (1922)

3.   Blind Husbands (1919)

4.   The Merry Widow (1925)

5.   The Wedding March (1928)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   Queen Kelly (1929/1932)

My Favorite Josef von Sternberg Films

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1.   The Devil Is a Woman (1935)

2.   Anatahan (1953)

3.   The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

4.   Thunderbolt (1929)

5.   The Scarlet Empress (1934)

6.   The Docks of New York (1928)

7.   Morocco (1930)

8.   Shanghai Express (1932)

9.   The Blue Angel (1930)

10. The Last Command (1928)

11. Underworld (1927)

12. The Salvation Hunters (1925)
(I watched it on youtube. Choose the link that gives a running time of 1:25:43)

13. Blonde Venus (1932)

14. Dishonored (1931)

15. An American Tragedy (1931)

My Favorite Luchino Visconti Films

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1.   The Leopard (1963)

2.   Senso (1954)

3.   Death in Venice (1971)

4.   Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

5.   Bellissima (1951)

6.   La Terra Trema (1948)

7.   White Nights (1957)

8.   Ossessione (1943)

9.   Ludwig (1972)

10. Conversation Piece (1974)

11. The Damned (1969)

12. The Innocent (1976)

13. The Stranger (1967)
(I watched it on youtube)

14. Sandra (1965)
(I watched it on youtube)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema)

1.   Boccaccio ’70 (1962)
(Segment: “Il Lavoro”)
(Anthology Film)

My Favorite King Vidor Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   The Crowd (1928) 

2.   Our Daily Bread (1934)

3.   The Big Parade (1925)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   Show People (1928)

2.   The Patsy (1928)
(no relation to the 1964 Jerry Lewis film)

3.   Bardelys the Magnificent (1926)

4.   La Boheme (1926)

5.   Street Scene (1931)

6.   Not So Dumb (1930)

7.   Our Daily Bread (1934)

8.   Duel in the Sun (1946)

9.   Hallelujah (1929)

10. Billy the Kid (1930)

11. Bird of Paradise (1932)

12. Stella Dallas (1937)

13. The Champ (1931)

14. The Citadel (1938)

15. H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941)

16. The Wedding Night (1935)

17. The Texas Rangers (1936)

My Favorite Paul Verhoeven Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Showgirls (1995)

2.   Black Book (2006)

3.   The Fourth Man (1983)

4.   Elle (2016)

5.   Turkish Delight (1973)

6.   Basic Instinct (1992)

7.   Starship Troopers (1997)

8.   Soldier of Orange (1977)

9.   Robocop (1987)

10. Spetters (1980)

11. Total Recall (1990)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   Flesh+Blood (1985)

My Favorite Edgar G. Ulmer Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Detour (1945)

2.   The Black Cat (1934)
(no relation to the Edgar Allan Poe story)

3.   The Naked Dawn (1955)

4.   Bluebeard (1944)

5.   Ruthless (1948)

6.   Strange Illusion (1945)

7.   Her Sister’s Secret (1946)

8.   The Strange Woman (1946)

9.   Murder Is My Beat (1955)

10. The Man from Planet X (1951)

11. People on Sunday (1930)
(co-directed with Robert Siodmak)

My Favorite Francois Truffaut Films

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1.   Jules and Jim (1962) 

2.   The 400 Blows (1959)

3.   The Green Room (1978)
(no relation to the 2015 film)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

4.   The Woman Next Door (1981)

5.   Shoot the Piano Player (1960)

6.   The Soft Skin (1964)

7.   Stolen Kisses (1968)

8.   The Wild Child (1970)

9.   Small Change (1976)

10. The Story of Adele H. (1975)

11. Two English Girls (1971)

12. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

13. The Last Metro (1980)

14. Day for Night (1973)

15. The Man Who Loved Women (1977)

16. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

17. The Bride Wore Black (1968)

18. Bed and Board (1970)

19. Confidentially Yours (1983)

20. Love on the Run (1979)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Short Cinema)

1.   Antoine and Colette (1962)

2.   The Mischief Makers (1957)

3.   A Story of Water (1958)
(co-directed with Jean-Luc Godard)

Note: The reason you do not see 1971’s Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me on here is because it has been available to see on Blu-Ray/DVD here in the United States. Therefore, I have never seen it.

My Favorite Jan Troell Films

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1.   The New Land (1972)

2.   Everlasting Moments (2008)

3.   Hamsun (1996)

4.   The Emigrants (1971)

5.   Here’s Your Life (1966)

6.   Flight of the Eagle (1982)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

7.   Zandy’s Bride (1974)

My Favorite Jacques Tourneur Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   Stars in My Crown (1950)

2.   Cat People (1942)

3.   Night of the Demon (1957)

4.   I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

5.   The Leopard Man (1943)

6.   Out of the Past (1947)

7.   Wichita (1955)

8.   Canyon Passage (1946)

9.   The Flame and the Arrow (1950)

10. Great Day in the Morning (1956)

11. Anne of the Indies (1951)

12. Nightfall (1957)

13. Stranger on Horseback (1955)

14. Way of a Gaucho (1952)

15. Appointment in Honduras (1953)