Saturday, October 15, 2011

Empire's 100 Best British Films Ever

76 remaining
In 2011, Empire Magazine published a list of what they considered to be the Best British Films Ever. Below is that list. You can also view the list on the Empire website.
  1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  2. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
  3. The Red Shoes (1948)
  4. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Don't Look Now (1973)
  5. Brief Encounter (1945)
  6. ✓ see review ★★★★ Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  7. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  8. Trainspotting (1996)
  9. Local Hero (1983)
  10. Withnail & I (1987)
  11. ✓ see review ★★★★ A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  12. This Is England (2006)
  13. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
  14. The Third Man (1949)
  15. ✓ see review ★★★★★ The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)
  16. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Goldfinger (1964)
  17. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Billy Elliot (2000)
  18. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)
  19. The Long Good Friday (1980)
  20. A Mattery of Life and Death (1946)
  21. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  22. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)
  23. Rebecca (1940)
  24. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Moon (2009)
  25. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
  26. Shallow Grave (1994)
  27. Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
  28. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Borat (2006)
  29. Kes (1969)
  30. The Ladykillers (1955)
  31. Performance (1970)
  32. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
  33. ✓ see review ★★★★ Zulu (1964)
  34. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
  35. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  36. If... (1968)
  37. 28 Days Later... (2002)
  38. The Descent (2005)
  39. The Italian Job (1969)
  40. Sweet Sixteen (2002)
  41. Monsters (2010)
  42. The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)
  43. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Great Expectations (1946)
  44. Sexy Beast (2000)
  45. ✓ see review ★★★★ Black Narcissus (1947)
  46. The English Patient (1996)
  47. The Wicker Man (1973)
  48. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
  49. Look Back in Anger (1959)
  50. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  51. Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
  52. The 39 Steps (1935)
  53. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  54. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
  55. Tom Jones (1963)
  56. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
  57. My Name is Joe (1998)
  58. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  59. Peeping Tom (1960)
  60. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  61. The Full Monty (1997)
  62. Secrets & Lies (1996)
  63. ✓ see review ★★★★ Chariots Of Fire (1981)
  64. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
  65. Hunger (2008)
  66. Man On Wire (2008)
  67. In The Loop (2009)
  68. Went The Day Well? (1942)
  69. ✓ see review ★★★★ Blow-Up (1966)
  70. Casino Royale (2006)
  71. Control (2007)
  72. The Man in the White Suit (1951)
  73. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Atonement (2007)
  74. Brighton Rock (1947)
  75. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
  76. Naked (1993)
  77. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (2011)
  78. Henry V (1989)
  79. The King's Speech (2010)
  80. ✓ see review ★★★★ Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
  81. The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner (1962)
  82. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
  83. A Room With A View (1985)
  84. Hamlet (1948)
  85. Billy Liar (1963)
  86. The Killing Fields (1984)
  87. Hope And Glory (1987)
  88. Gandhi (1982)
  89. The Railway Children (1970)
  90. Dracula (1958)
  91. The Remains Of The Day (1993)
  92. Four Lions (2010)
  93. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Brazil (1985)
  94. ✓ see review ★★★★★ Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
  95. Gregory's Girl (1981)
  96. Nil By Mouth (1997)
  97. 24 Hour Party People (2002)
  98. Oh! What A Lovely War (1969)
  99. The Ipcress File (1965)
  100. Darling (1965)

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