They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? 1,000 Greatest Films of All Time – 2021 Edition

This is the January 2021 edition of the They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? list of the 1,000 greatest films.

Current Version: January 2021 (16th edition) TSPDT 1–1,000, 1,001–2,000, 21st Century

Previous Version: January 2020 (15th edition) TSPDT 1–1,000

The Winners – Highest Entrants into the 1,000
Toni Erdmann (2016), ranked 363
Under the Skin (2013), ranked 399
Boyhood (2014), ranked 461
The Master (2012), ranked 485
The Act of Killing (2012), ranked 488

The Losers – Biggest Fallers from the 1,000
Superman (1978), formerly ranked 746
The Goddess (1934), formerly ranked 783
La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000), formerly ranked 810
Blazing Saddles (1974), formerly ranked 844
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), formerly ranked 905

  • Belle de Jour

    201

  • Le Samouraï

    202

  • Vampyr

    203

  • The Travelling Players

    204

  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

    205

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    206

  • Black God, White Devil

    207

  • The Exorcist

    208

  • Unforgiven

    209

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    210

  • Red River

    211

  • The Big Lebowski

    212

  • Céline and Julie Go Boating

    213

  • Ran

    214

  • Sweet Smell of Success

    215

  • Caché

    216

  • The Graduate

    217

  • Wings of Desire

    218

  • Performance

    219

  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot

    220

  • Tropical Malady

    221

  • The Quiet Man

    222

  • Schindler's List

    223

  • The Best Years of Our Lives

    224

  • Only Angels Have Wings

    225

  • Ashes and Diamonds

    226

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    227

  • Paths of Glory

    228

  • La Notte

    229

  • The Band Wagon

    230

  • Wavelength

    231

  • Groundhog Day

    232

  • Diary of a Country Priest

    233

  • Kind Hearts and Coronets

    234

  • Nanook of the North

    235

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    236

  • Night of the Living Dead

    237

  • Zero for Conduct

    238

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    239

  • Germany Year Zero

    240

  • Paris, Texas

    241

  • Sullivan's Travels

    242

  • Bonnie and Clyde

    243

  • The Thing

    244

  • F for Fake

    245

  • Johnny Guitar

    246

  • Meet Me in St. Louis

    247

  • The Crowd

    248

  • The Color of Pomegranates

    249

  • 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her

    250

  • Ivan the Terrible, Part I

    251

  • Magnolia

    252

  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday

    253

  • Tabu

    254

  • The Shop Around the Corner

    255

  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    256

  • Floating Clouds

    257

  • The Maltese Falcon

    258

  • Memories of Underdevelopment

    259

  • The Life of Oharu

    260

  • My Night at Maud's

    261

  • Faces

    262

  • The Thin Blue Line

    263

  • Freaks

    264

  • The Executioner

    265

  • Day of Wrath

    266

  • Cinema Paradiso

    267

  • Eraserhead

    268

  • Beauty and the Beast

    269

  • Mean Streets

    270

  • Distant Voices, Still Lives

    271

  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

    272

  • Three Colors: Red

    273

  • In a Lonely Place

    274

  • Broken Blossoms

    275

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    276

  • Kings of the Road

    277

  • Love Streams

    278

  • City of God

    279

  • Throne of Blood

    280

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    281

  • Peeping Tom

    282

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    283

  • Three Colors: Blue

    284

  • Holy Motors

    285

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    286

  • The Wages of Fear

    287

  • An Autumn Afternoon

    288

  • Pandora's Box

    289

  • Back to the Future

    290

  • The Matrix

    291

  • Daisies

    292

  • The Music Room

    293

  • Underground

    294

  • Monsieur Verdoux

    295

  • Videodrome

    296

  • Where Is My Friend's House?

    297

  • Crimes and Misdemeanors

    298

  • Husbands

    299

  • Wanda

    300