Jonathan Coe


Voted for

The Apartment1960Billy Wilder
Singin' in the Rain1951Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg1964Jacques Demy
The Birds1963Alfred Hitchcock
Don't Look Now1973Nicolas Roeg
Lola Montès1955Max Ophuls
Les Enfants du paradis1945Marcel Carné
Sansho the Bailiff1954Kenji Mizoguchi
The King of Comedy1983Martin Scorsese
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb1963Stanley Kubrick


I'm not a big fan of ranking works of art or calling things 'the greatest', so this is simply a list of ten of my favourite films.