24 favorite films of Jim Jarmusch

American independent film director

1. LAtalante, director Jean Vigo, 1934

 

2. Tokyo Story / Tôkyô monogatari, director Yasujiro Ozu, 1953

 

3. They Live by Night, director Nicholas Ray, 1949

 

4. Bob le flambeur, director Jean-Pierre Melville, 1956

 

5. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, director F. W. Murnau, 1927

 

6. The Cameraman, directors Buster Keaton, Edward Sedgwick, 1928

 

7. Mouchette, director Robert Bresson, 1967

 

8. Shichinin no samurai / Seven Samurai, director Akira Kurosawa, 1954

 

9. Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl, director D. W. Griffith, 1919

 

10. Roma, città aperta, director Roberto Rossellini, 1945

 

11. Thunder Road, director Arthur Ripley, 1958

 

12. The Foreigner, Amos Poe, 1978

 

13. Monkey Business, director Norman Z. McLeod, 1931

 

14. Point Blank, director John Boorman, 1967

 

15. Class of Nuke 'Em High, directors Richard W. Haines, Samuel Weil, 1986

16. The Evil Dead, director Sam Raimi, 1981

 

17. Scarface, director Brian De Palma, 1983

 

18. This Is Spinal Tap, director Rob Reiner, 1984

 

19. Cocksucker Blues, director Robert Frank, 1972

 

20. Screaming Mimi, director Gerd Oswald, 1958

 

21. Invasion of the Bee Girls, director Denis Sanders, 1973

 

22. Spider Baby or The Maddest Story Ever Told, director Jack Hill, 1968

 

23. White of the Eye, director Donald Cammell, 1987

 

24. Contempt / Le Mepris, director Jean-Luc Godard, 1963

 

References:

  1. Sight and sound, 1993,  17
  2. Film Comment, 1991,  0506
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