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February 7, 2023

Thank you to the 401 people who completed our audience survey of which highly-regarded films to play in 2023, based on the Sight & Sound Top 50 Greatest Films List (2022 Critic’s Poll)

Based on a mix of moviegoer votes, Critics’ Poll ranking, and eliminating movies that we’ve played in recent memory, here’s the list of 10 great films we will schedule to play later this year:

  1. Vertigo (1958) [#2 critic ranking / 139 audience votes]
  2. Citizen Kane (1941) [#3 / 119 votes]
  3. Singin’ in the Rain (1951) [#10 / 107 votes]
  4. Seven Samurai (1954) [#20 / 104 votes]
  5. The Searchers (1956) [#15 / 102 votes]
  6. Taxi Driver (1976) [#29 / 102 votes]
  7. Some Like It Hot (1959) [#38 / 90 votes]
  8. The Piano (1992) [#50 / 76 votes]
  9. Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) [#1 / 66 votes]
  10. Tokyo Story (1953) [#4 / 62 votes]

Full Moviegoer Poll Results

# of Moviegoer VotesFilm on the Sight & Sound Critic’s Top 50 ListHas screened at T.S.R. before
1392. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)
1336. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)x
1193. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)
10912. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)x
10710. Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly, 1951)
10420. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)
10339. Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)x
10215. The Searchers (John Ford, 1956)
10229. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976)
10033. Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)x
9919. Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979)x
9038. Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, 1959)
8944. North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959)x
8530. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Céline Sciamma, 2019x
7650. The Piano (Jane Campion, 1992)
758. Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch, 2001)x
7524. Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989)x
745. In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2001)x
7146. Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick, 1975)x
661. Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Chantal Akerman, 1975)
624. Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953)
6232. 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini, 1963)x
5918. Persona (Ingmar Bergman, 1966)x
5640. Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica, 1948)
5049.The 400 Blows (François Truffaut, 1959))
4936. M (Fritz Lang, 1931)
4731. Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975)
4421. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1927)
4326. The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton, 1955)
4242. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979)x
4141. Rashomon (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
377. Beau travail (Claire Denis, 1998)
3714. Cléo from 5 to 7 (Agnes Varda, 1962)
299. Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929)
2923. Playtime (Jaques Tati, 1967)x
2822. Late Spring (Yasujiro Ozu, 1949)x
2837. À bout de souffle (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960)x
2617. Close-Up (Abbas Kiarostami, 1989)
2645. The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966)x
2527. Shoah (Claude Lanzmann, 1985)
2235. Pathar Panchali (Satyajit Ray, 1955)x
2111. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (F.W. Murnau, 1927)x
2148. Ordet (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1955)
2028. Daisies (Věra Chytilová, 1966)x
1943. Killer of Sheep (Charles Burnett, 1977)
1947. Wanda (Barbara Loden, 1970)x
1534. L’ Atalante (Jean Vigo, 1934)
1413. La Règle du Jeu (Jean Renoir, 1939) [The Rules of the Game]x
1425. Au Hasard Balthazar (Robert Bresson, 1966)
1316. Meshes of the Afternoon (16. Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid, 1943)

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