YEAR #1 #2 #3
1915 Birth of a Nation
1923 A Woman of Paris
1925 The Gold Rush
1927 Sunrise Wings 7th Heaven
1928 Street Angel The Last Command Sadie Thompson
1929 The Love Parade The Valiant The Divine Lady
1930 All Quiet on the Western Front The Big Trail The Royal Family of Broadway
1931 Five Star Final City Lights The Sin of Madelon Claudet
1932 Grand Hotel Emma Shanghai Express
1933 Duck Soup King Kong She Done Him Wrong
1934 It Happened One Night Of Human Bondage
1935 Top Hat Mutiny on the Bounty Bride of Frankenstein
1936 Modern Times Libeled Lady Romeo and Juliet
1937 The Life of Emile Zola
1938 Bringing Up Baby La Grande Illusion You Can't Take It With You
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Ninotchka Of Mice and Men
1940 The Grapes of Wrath The Philadelphia Story Rebecca
1941 Citizen Kane The Maltese Falcon How Green Was My Valley
1942 Casablanca The Man Who Came to Dinner 49th Parallel
1944 Double Indemnity Murder, My Sweet Laura
1945 The Lost Weekend The Bells of St. Mary's To Have and Have Not
1946 It's a Wonderful Life Notorious The Postman Always Rings Twice
1947 Monsieur Verdoux Gentleman's Agreement Dark Passage
1948 Key Largo The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Rope
1949 The Bicycle Thief White Heat Flamingo Road
1950 The Third Man (made in 49) Stage Fright Sunset Blvd.
1951 Strangers on a Train A Streetcar Named Desire Ace in the Hole
1952 The African Queen High Noon The Quiet Man
1953 Stalag 17 From Here to Eternity Roman Holiday
1954 On the Waterfront Dial M for Murder Rear Window
1955 The Night of the Hunter Les dialoboliques The Wages of Fear
1956 Seven Samurai The Killing The Man Who Knew Too Much
1957 12 Angry Men Witness for the Prosecution The Bridge on the River Kwai
1958 The Defiant Ones A Night to Remember Mon Oncle
1959 Les Cousins Some Like it Hot No Greater Love
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