My Favorite Jean Renoir Films

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

1.   The Rules of the Game (1939)

2.   The Golden Coach (1952)

3.   The Woman on the Beach (1947)

4.   French Cancan (1954)

5.   Grand Illusion (1937)

6.   Picnic on the Grass (1959)
(I saw it on an old VHS Tape)

7.   La Chienne (1931)

8.   La Bête Humaine (1938)

9.   The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)

10. Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)

11. Toni (1935)
(I watched it on Vimeo)

12. A Day in the Country (1936)
(Short Film)

13. The River (1951)

14. The Southerner (1945)

15. Elena and Her Men (1956)

16. The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (1969)
(French/German/Italian TV Film)

17. The Elusive Corporal (1962)

18. La Marseillaise (1938)

19. The Lower Depths (1936)

20. The Little Match Girl (1928)
(Short Film)

21. Nana (1926)

22. The Whirlpool of Fate (1925)

23. The Testament of Doctor Cordelier (1959)
(French TV Film)

24. The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946)

25. On purge bebe (1931)

26. Charleston Parade (1927)
(Short Film)

27. Madame Bovary (1934)

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

1.   This Land Is Mine (1943)

2.   Swamp Water (1941)

My Favorite Frank Borzage Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *) 

1.   No Greater Glory (1934)  

2.   Man’s Castle (1933)

3.   China Doll (1958)

4.   Moonrise (1948)

5.   Seventh Heaven (1927)

6.   Little Man, What Now? (1934)

7.   Street Angel (1928)

8.   Bad Girl (1931)

9.   Lucky Star (1929)

10. I’ve Always Loved You (1946)

11. Three Comrades (1938)

12. History Is Made at Night (1937)

13. A Farewell to Arms (1931)

14. Desire (1936)

15. After Tomorrow (1932)

16. The Mortal Storm (1940)

17. Liliom (1930)

18. Lazybones (1925)

19. The River (1929)

20. Humoresque (1920)

21. Young America (1932)

22. Song o’ My Heart (1930)

23. They Had to See Paris (1929)

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

1.   Mannequin (1937)
(No relation to the 1987 film)

2.   That’s My Man (1947)

3.   Stranded (1935)

4.   Big City (1937)

5.   Strange Cargo (1940)

6.   Green Light (1937)

7.   Disputed Passage (1939)

8.   Living on Velvet (1935)

9.   The Shining Hour (1938)

10. Flirtation Walk (1934)

11. The Spanish Main (1945)

12. Shipmates Forever (1935) 

My Favorite Jean Renoir Films (Revised and Updated)

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

1.   Grand Illusion (1937)

2.   The Rules of the Game (1939)

3.   A Day in the Country (1936) (Short Film)

4.   The River (1951)

5.   The Southerner (1945)

6.   The Golden Coach (1952)

7.   La Chienne (1931)

8.   The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)

9.   Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)

10. La Bete Humaine (1938)

11. Toni (1935)

12. French Cancan (1954)

13. Picnic on the Grass (1959)

14. The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (1970) (TV Film)

15. The Lower Depths (1936)

16. Elena and Her Men (1956)

17. La Marseillaise (1938)

18. The Elusive Corporal (1962)

19. The Diary of a Chambermaid (1945)

20. The Testament of Doctor Cordelier (1959) (TV Film)