Ruby McGuigan

Cultural Programme Manager, BFI

Voted for

His Girl Friday1939Howard Hawks
Ugetsu Monogatari1953Kenji Mizoguchi
Madame de...1953Max Ophuls
The Servant1963Joseph Losey
Persona1966Ingmar Bergman
Apocalypse Now1979Francis Ford Coppola
Toy Story1995John Lasseter
Morvern Callar2001Lynne Ramsay
The Act of Killing2012Joshua Oppenheimer
Moonlight2016Barry Jenkins


Judging the best film of all time is no task for any one person, least of all me.

My list is made up of films that impacted me on discovery, which I continue to adore years later, and which I truly believe deserve the title of greatness. Next time, may we have a top 25 please?