Flores’s Compilation of 501 Top-Ranked/Selected/Preferred Films, including many from Sight & Sound All-Time Films 2012 Poll, and Criterion Collection films, as well as other choices and “some of my suggestions for writing about [for my film studies students] in bold”
'71 (2014)
[Rome] Open City (1945)--view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
12 Angry Men (1957, see also 1997 remake, plus "12", a fascinating 2007 Russian version)
12 Years a Slave (2013)
16 to Life (2009)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) ranked #6 all time film in Sight &  Sound 2012 poll
42nd Street (1933)
4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days (2007)--#56 in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
7 Up/28 Up (1985) to 49 Up--on Netflix streaming
8 1⁄2 (1963, including excellent commentary in Criterion collection release--also can view online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus) --ranked #10 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below.
Adam's Apples (Danish, 2005)
Almost Famous (2000)--#40 in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)--on Netflix streaming
A Serious Man (2009)--#15 of 100 top films of decade (The Film Stage)
A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010, En Ganske Snill Mann)
Aaltra (2004)
Absence of Malice (1981)
Adam's Apples (Danish-2005)
Adam's Rib (1949)
Adaptation (2002)--in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)--#90 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Alice in the Cities (1974)--can view in Criterion collection via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus)
Alien (1979); Aliens (1986)
All About Eve (1950)--Writers Guild of America voted this #96 funniest screenplay
All About My Mother (1999)             
Amélie (Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amelie Poulain,2001) --#21 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)--on Netflix streaming          
Amarcord (1972)--#117 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
An American in Paris (1951)
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)             
Annie Hall (1977)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll --on Netflix streaming/The Writers Guild of America voted this top funniest screenplay of top 100 comedic films
Aparajito (1956--second film in S. Ray's superb Apu Trilogy, with Criterion Collection restoration of the trilogy available in late 2015)
Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola, (1979) ranked #14 film of all time in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Apollo 13 (1995)
Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
Atlantic City (1981)
Attack the Block (2011)
Andrei Rublev--#26 in Sight & Sound poll--on HuluPlus
Au hasard Balthazar (1966)--#16 all time film in 2012 Sight & Sound poll--view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
A Woman Under the Influence (1974)--#144 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Babette's Feast (1987)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Back to the Future (1985)     
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Bagdad Café
Barton Fink (1991)    
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Before Midnight (2013)
Before Sunrise (1995, first in director Linklater's trilogy, followed by Before Sunset and Before Midnight, spanning 18 years)
Before Sunset (2004)--#11 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Beginners (2011)--on Netflix streaming
Being John Malkovich (1999)           
Being There (1979)
Berlin Alexanderplatz--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Best in Show (2000)--Writers Guild of America voted this #63 funniest screenplay
Bicycle Thieves (1948)--#33 all film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll/in Criterion collection; also on Netflix (as Bicycle Thief)
Big Night (1996)
Birdman (2014)
Black Orpheus (1959) --#154 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Bladerunner (1982; director’s Final Cut, 2007)--#69 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Blame It on Fidel (La Faute à Fidel!, 2006)
Blazing Saddles (1974)--Writers Guild of America voted this #8 funniest screenplay
Blow Out (1981)
Blow-Up (1966)--#144 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Blue Jasmine (2013)
Blue Velvet (1986)--#69 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Bonnie And Clyde (1967)
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)--great documentary
Born Yesterday (1950)
Brazil (1985)
Breaking Away (1979)--Oscar for Best Screenplay
Breaking the Waves (1996)#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Breathless (À bout de souffle, 1961)--ranked #13 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below. Can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Brick (2005)
Brief Encounter (1946)--#154 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Bringing Up Baby (1938)--#110 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Broadcast News (1987)--Writers Guild of America voted this #51 funniest screenplay
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Bullitt (1968)
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
Casablanca (1942)--#84 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Castaway (2000)
Castaway on the Moon (Korea, 2009)--on my to see list
Charade (1963)
Chariots of Fire (1981)           
Children of Men (2006)--#1 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Children of Paradise (1945)
Chinatown (1974)#78 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--on Netflix streaming
Chungking Express (1994)--#144 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
(Nuovo) Cinema Paradiso (1988)--Netflix streaming
Citizen Kane (1941)--ranked #2 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below.
City Lights (1931)--#50 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
City of God (2002)--#3 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)--on Netflix streaming   
Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Close-up (1990)--# 42 all time film in 2012 Sight & Sound poll--on HuluPlus
Closely Watched Trains (1967)
Clueless (1995)
Collateral (2004)--#19 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Cool Hand Luke (1967)         
Cries and Whispers (1972)--#154 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll --can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus 
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)--on Netflix streaming
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Daughters of the Dust (1991)
Dead Again (1991)
Death and the Maiden (1994)             
Deliverance (1972)
Dersu Uzala (1975)
Diabolique (1955)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Dial M for Murder (1954)
Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
Die Hard (1988) . . .
Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)
Diner (1982)
Dirty Harry (1971)    
Diva (1982)
Divorce Italian Style (1961) --can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Do the Right Thing (1989)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Don't Look Now (1973)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Don't Tempt Me (Sin Noticias de Dios, 2001)
Double Indemnity (1944)
Down by Law (1986) --can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) --#117 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll; Writers Guild of America voted this #7 funniest screenplay         
Dragon Tattoo Trilogy: Extended Edition (2010)-on Netflix streaming
Drive (2011)
Duck Soup (1933)
Dumbo (1941)
Easy A (2010)
Easy Rider (1969)
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
Educating Rita (1983)
Election (1999)--Writers Guild of America voted this #77 funniest screenplay
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)--#5 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Ex Machina (2015)         
Faces (1968)--#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
Fanny & Alexander (1982)--#84 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--in theatrical version but ALSO in television version)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Fargo (1996)--Writers Guild of America voted this #86 funniest screenplay
Fear Eats the Soul (1974)--#93 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)--Writers Guild of America voted this #33 funniest screenplay
Finding Nemo (2003)--#29 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Flirting (1991)
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)--Writers Guild of America voted this #53 funniest screenplay
Frankenstein (1931) and The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Fresh (1994)--on Netflix streaming
Garden State (2004)
Gaslight (1944)           
Gates of Heaven (1980)--great, fascinating documentary
Germany Year Zero (1948)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Gertrud (1964)--#42 in 2012 Sight & Sound poll/view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
Goldfinger (1964) --on Hulu subscription     
Gone With The Wind (1939)
Goodbye Lenin! (2003)
GoodFellas (1990) --#171 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll   
Gosford Park (2001)
Gravity (2013)           
Greed (1925)--#84 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Groundhog Day (1993)--Writers Guild of America voted this #3 funniest screenplay
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)         
Happy Together (1997)
Harlan County, USA (1976)
Headhunters (2011, Hodejegerne)               
Henry V (1989)
Her (2013)
High Fidelity (2000)--top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
High Noon (1952) --on Netflix streaming
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
His Girl Friday (1940)--#171 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--on Netflix streaming; Writers Guild of America voted this #21 funniest screenplay
Histoire(s) du  cinéma (1998)
Holiday (1938)
Hoop Dreams (1994)
Hot Fuzz (2007)          
House of Games (1987)
I vitelloni (1953) --can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
Ida (2014)--on Netflix streaming
Ikiru (1952, reviewed 1960)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Il Postino (The Postman) (1994)
Imitation of Life (1959)--#93 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Inception (2010)
In the Mood for Love (2000)--ranked #24 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
In Bruges (2008)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Interiors (1978)
It Follows (2014)          
It Happened One Night (1934)          
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987)
Jackie Brown (1997)--on Netflix streaming
Jailhouse Rock (1957)
Japanese Story (2003)             
Jar City (Mýrin, 2006)
Jaws (1975)
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles (1975)--#35 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--on HuluPlus Criterion Collection
 Journey to Italy (1954)--#41 in 2012 Sight & Sound poll--view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
Ju Dou (1990), Raise the Red Lantern (1991), Red Sorghum (1987)
Kes (1969)--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Kill Bill: Vols. 1 and 2 (2003/2004)--on Netflix streaming
Killer of Sheep (1977, Shot in 16mm, restored to 35mm by UCLA Film and Television Archive, 2007)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Kings of the Road (Im Lauf der Zeit, 1976)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Kitchen Stories (Salmer fra kjøkkenet, 2003)           
Knife in the Water (Nóz w wodzie, 1962)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus    
Kontroll (2003) 
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)          
L.A. Confidential (1997)
L'Age d'Or (1930)--#110 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
L'Argent (1983)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
L'Atalante (1934)--ranked #12 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below. Can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
L'Auberge Espagnole (2002)              
L'Avventura (1961)--also can view online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus)-- ranked #21 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below.
L'Eclisse (1962)--#73 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
La Dolce Vita (1960)--#39 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
La Femme Nikita (1991)
La Jetée (1963, 27 minutes)--#50 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--online via Hulu subscription ,in Criterion collection
La Lectrice (1988)
La Notte (1961) can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus      
La Strada (1955)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll and Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Landscape in the Mist (1988)
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)--#102 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Late Spring--Ozu Yasujiro (1949) #15 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll, view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)--#81 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
 Le Mépris ((1963)--ranked #21 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Le Petit Soldat (1960)
Le samouraï (1967)
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) 
Les Miserables (2012)
Les Vampires (1915)
Let the Right One In (Låt den rätte komma in, 2008)--#33 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)--on Netflix streaming
Letter to Brezhnev (1985)
Lilies of the Field (1963)       
Little Big Man (1970)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)--Writers Guild of America voted this #64 funniest screenplay
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Los Olvidados (1950)
Lost in Translation (2003)--#12 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
M (1931,1933)--#56 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll --can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Man on Wire (2008)--'amazing documentary (The Film Stage top 100 films of decade)
M*A*S*H (1970)--Writers Guild of America voted this #48 funniest screenplay
Major Barbara (1941)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Manhattan (1979)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll; Writers Guild of America voted this #81 funniest screenplay
Margaret (2011, see also extended version)
Margin Call (2011)
Melancholia (2011)--#235 Paisà
Memento (2000)--#7 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)--#102 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Metropolis (1927) #35 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--on Netflix streaming   
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Minority Report (2002)--#31 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Mirror (1974)--ranked #17 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Mister Roberts (1955)
Modern Times (1936)--#63 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Moneyball (2011)
Monsieur Hire (1989)
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Moonstruck (1987)--Writers Guild of America voted this #70 funniest screenplay  
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Moulin Rouge (2001)--in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Mud (2012)
Mulholland Dr. (2001)--#28 Sight&Sound poll--Criterion collection edition out mid-to-late fall 2015
Muscle Shoals (2013)
My Beautiful Laundrette (1986)
My Cousin Vinny (1992)--Writers Guild of America voted this #83 funniest screenplay
My Darling Clementine (1946)--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
My Dinner With Andre (1981)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
My Fair Lady (1964)               
My Life as a Dog (1987)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
My Neighbour Totoro (1988)--#154 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll; #3 in Time Out poll of top 100 animaed films
Mystery Train (1989)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Nashville (1975)--#73 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Network (1976)          
Never on Sunday (1960)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Ninotchka (1939)
No Country for Old Men (2007)--#2 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
North by Northwest (1959)--#53 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Nosferatu (1922)
Notorious (1946)--#171 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Now, Voyager (1942)
Old Boy (2003)--#8 in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
On the Waterfront (1954)
On The Waterfront (1954)
Once (2007)--in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Once Upon a Time in America (1983)--#154 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)--#78 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Ordet (1955)--view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus   
Ossessione (1942)
Out of the Past (1947)--#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Paisà (1946)--#202 Paisà
Pan's Labyrinth (2006) --#27 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Pandora's Box (1928)
Pariah (2011)--on Netflix streaming
Paris, Texas (1984, including Criterion Collection version with director Wim Wenders' commentary)#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road, 1955—first film in Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trilogy)--#42 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--Criterion issued new restorations/editions of the trilogy in November 2015         
Persona (1967)  --ranked #17 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below. Can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus         
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Pierrot le fou (1965)--#42 in 2012 Sight & Sound poll
Pinocchio (1940)
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)--Writers Guild of America voted this #36 funniest screenplay
Play Time (1967)--tied for #42 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--available online via Hulu subscription
Psycho (1960)--#35 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Pulp Fiction (1994)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--on Netflix streaming
Purple Noon (1960)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Pygmalion (1938)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Raging Bull (1980)--#53 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)          
Rain Man (1988)        
Raising Arizona (1987)
Rashomon (1951)--ranked # 26 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll/can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus 
Rear Window (1954)--#53 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Red Desert (1964)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Red River (1947)--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Repo Man (1984)
Risky Business (1983)
Roger & Me (1989)  
Roman Holiday (1953)
Rome Open City (1945)--#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Run Lola Run (1998)
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
Sans Soleil (1983--#3 on Sight and Sound 2014 poll of greatest documentaries)--#69 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
 Sátántangó (1994)--#35 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Schindler's List (1993)
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Seven Beauties (1976)            
Seven Samurai (1956)--ranked #17 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below. Can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Shane (1953)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)--Writers Guild of America voted this #50 funniest screenplay
Sherlock Jr (1924)--#59 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Shoot the Piano Player (1960)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Shrek (2001)
Sidewalls (Medianeras, 2011)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)--ranked #20 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll  
Sinister (2012) --one critic calls it the top horror film of the past decade
Sleeper (1973)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)--in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1938)
Some Like It Hot (1959)--#42 in 2012 Sight & Sound poll; Writers Guild of America voted this #2 funniest screenplay
Son of Rambow (2007)
Spirited Away (2001)--#54 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage);#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll; #2 in Time Out's top 100 animated films
Stagecoach (1939)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Stalker (1979)--#29 Sight & Sound poll
Stalag 17 (1953)
Stand By Me (1986)
Star Wars (1977); STAR WARS EPISODE V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980)
Stop Making Sense (1984)--reat documentary of Talking Heads concert
Story of the Late Chrysanthemums (1939)--#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Stranger than Fiction (2006)
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
Submarine (2011)
Sullivan's Travels (1941)--Writers Guild of America voted this #35 funniest screenplay
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) ranked #5 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Sunset Boulevard (1950)--#63 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)--#171 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Swept Away (By an Unusual Destiny in the Blue Sea of August) (1974)    
Swimming Pool (2003)
Swing Time (1936)   
Talk to Her (2002)     
Taxi Driver (1976) --#31 in Sight & Sound poll  
The 400 Blows (1959, Les Quatre cents coups, including excellent Criterion Collection critic's commentary) #39 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
The African Queen (1952)
The American Friend (1977)
The Apartment (1960)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Awful Truth (1937)
The Artist (2011)
The Babadook (2014)
The Bank Dick (1940)
The Battleship Potemkin (1925) ranked #11 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Battle of Algiers (1966)--#48 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--online via Hulu subscription
The Big Lebowski (1998)--Writers Guild of America voted this #13 funniest screenplay
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Birds (1963)
The Birth Of A Nation (1915)
The Breakfast Club (1985)   
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)           
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
The Conformist (1970)--#102 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Conjuring (2013)
The Conversation (1974)--#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--on Netflix streaming  
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
The Decalogue (1988)
The Dark Knight (2008)--#43 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
The Descendants (2011)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)--#183 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)--#45 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Entertainer (1960)
The Exorcist (1973)
The French Connection (1971)
The Full Monty (1997)
The General (1926)--#34 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--might be on Netflix
The Girl in the Cafe (2005)  
The Godfather (1972)--ranked #21 (tied) all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Godfather Part II (1974)--#31 in Sight & Sound poll             
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1968)
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
The Graduate (1967)--Writers Guild of America voted this #27 funniest screenplay
The Great Beauty (2013) "La grande bellezza"--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
The Human Stain (2003) 
The Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
The Lady Eve (1941)--#110 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll; Writers Guild of America voted this #32 funniest screenplay
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)--#93 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen, 2006)
The Lost Honor of Katherina Blum (1975)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)--#81 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)--#117 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Man With a Movie Camera (1929) ranked #8 all time film in Sight & Sound poll
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
The Marriage of Maria Braun (1978)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
The Master (2012)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)--#63 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
The Page Turner (2007)
The Palm Beach Story (1942)
The Passenger (1975)--#110 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll              
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) ranked #9 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
The Piano (1993)
The Pink Panther (1964)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
The Public Enemy (1931)
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
The Queen of Versailles (2012)--documentary
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)--#20 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage); Writers Guild of America voted this #98 funniest screenplay
The Rules of the Game (1939, La Regle du Jeu), ranked #4 all time film in Sight and Sound 2012 poll
The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966)   
The Science of Sleep (2006)
The Searchers (1956) ranked #7 all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009, El Secreto de Sus Ojos)
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
The Seventh Seal (1958)--#93 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus       
Shoah (1985) #29 Sight and Sound Poll
The Shining (1980)--#154 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)--#202 Paisà
The Silence (1963)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
The Squid and the Whale (2005)--#13 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)--#81 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Station Agent (2003)--in top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
The Terminator (1984)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
The Thin Blue Line (1988)--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--superb documentary--on Netflix streaming
The Third Man (1949)--#73 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The Tree of the Wooden Clogs (1979)
The Trip (2010)--on Netflix
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)--#171 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Usual Suspects (1995)
The Virgin Spring (1960)--online via Hulu subscription
The Wild Bunch (1969)--#84 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The Wizard of Oz (1939)--#144 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
The World of Apu (Aparajito (1959--#235 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--third film in S. Ray's superb Apu Trilogy, with Criterion Collection restoration of the trilogy available in late 2015)
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
This is Spinal Tap (1984)--Writers Guild of America voted this #11 funniest screenplay
Three Colours: BLUE(1993)--#127 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll; Three Colours: WHITE (1994), Three Colours: RED(1994)#@35 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view these via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
Through a Glass Darkly(1961)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus
To Catch a Thief (1955)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
To Be or Not To Be (1942)--#144 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Tokyo Story (1953) ranked #3 all time film in Sight&Sound 2012 poll--online via Hulu subscription
Tootsie (1982)--Writers Guild of America voted this #5 funniest screenplay             
Top Hat (1935)
Touch Of Evil (1958)--#57 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Toy Story (1995)
Trouble in Paradise (1932)--#117 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Tsotsi (2005)
Two Days, One Night (2014)--on Netflix streaming
Two or Three Things I Know About Her (1967)--#102 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatori, 1953)--#50 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Un chien andalou (1928)--#93 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Under the Skin (2013)
Unforgiven (1992)
Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
Vernon Florida (1982)--quirky, great documentary
Vertigo (1958)--ranked #1all time film in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--see further below.
Viridiana (1961)--#110 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
Volver (2006)--#49 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Wait Until Dark (1967)
Waking Life (2001)
Wall-E (2008)--#16 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)--#202 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll
West Side Story (1961)
What Just Happened (2008)
What's Up, Doc? (1972)--Writers Guild of America voted this #58 funniest screenplay
When Harry Met Sally (1989)--Writers Guild of America voted this #15 funniest screenplay
Wild Strawberries (1959)--#63 in Sight & Sound 2012 poll--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus     
Winchester '73 (1950)
Wings of Desire (1988)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus         
Winter Light (1962)--can view this via online streaming with subscription to HuluPlus     
Winter's Bone (2010)
Women in Love (1970)
Written on the Wind (1956)
Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001)--#26 of top 100 films of decade (The Film Stage)
Young Frankenstein (1974)--Writers Guild of America voted this #6 funniest screenplay