Sight & Sound 2012 Greatest Films of All Time Directors List (2+ votes)

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Sight and Sound 2012 "The Best Films Of All Time" directors list, as published in the magazine. This ranked list includes films with two or more votes in the poll.

For details about the voters, as well as about the films that got one vote, see the source list by Alex Anderson.

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    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 27 top lists Check
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 45 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 39 top lists Check
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    1963, in 35 top lists Check
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    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 34 top lists Check
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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 37 top lists Check
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    The Godfather

    1972, in 42 top lists Check
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    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
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    Zerkalo

    1975 — a.k.a. Mirror, in 14 top lists Check
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    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 36 top lists Check
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    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 29 top lists Check
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    Raging Bull

    1980, in 34 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
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    Andrey Rublyov

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
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    Fanny och Alexander

    1982 — a.k.a. Fanny and Alexander, in 25 top lists Check
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    Persona

    1966, in 25 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 36 top lists Check
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    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 34 top lists Check
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    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 24 top lists Check
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    Ordet

    1955, in 21 top lists Check
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    Au hasard Balthazar

    1966 — a.k.a. Au Hasard Balthazar, in 18 top lists Check
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    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 top lists Check
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    Modern Times

    1936, in 30 top lists Check
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    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
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    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 36 top lists Check
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    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 29 top lists Check
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    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 34 top lists Check
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    La strada

    1954, in 21 top lists Check
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    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 30 top lists Check
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    Amarcord

    1973, in 17 top lists Check
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    L'avventura

    1960 — a.k.a. L'Avventura, in 24 top lists Check
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    City Lights

    1931, in 34 top lists Check
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    Idi i smotri

    1985 — a.k.a. Come and See, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Godfather Part II

    1974, in 32 top lists Check
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    Il vangelo secondo Matteo

    1964 — a.k.a. The Gospel According to St. Matthew, in 14 top lists Check
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    Stalker

    1979, in 22 top lists Check
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    Nema-ye Nazdik

    1990 — a.k.a. Close-Up, in 21 top lists Check
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    La dolce vita

    1960 — a.k.a. La Dolce Vita, in 22 top lists Check
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    Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent...

    1956 — a.k.a. A Man Escaped, in 20 top lists Check
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    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
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    Playtime

    1967, in 19 top lists Check
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    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 35 top lists Check
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    Viridiana

    1961, in 24 top lists Check
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    The Apartment

    1960, in 28 top lists Check
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    Le mépris

    1963 — a.k.a. Contempt, in 17 top lists Check
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    C'era una volta il West

    1968 — a.k.a. Once Upon a Time in the West, in 29 top lists Check
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    L'eclisse

    1962 — a.k.a. Eclipse, in 13 top lists Check
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    Goodfellas

    1990, in 31 top lists Check
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    Vargtimmen

    1968 — a.k.a. Hour of the Wolf, in 7 top lists Check
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    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check