Top 100 Best Foreign Films

 TitleCountryRating
1City Of God (2002)Flag Brazil9.7
2A Short Film About Love (1988)Flag Poland9.6
3The Handmaiden (2016)9.0
4Battle Royale (2000)Flag Japan9.0
5Wild Tales (2014)Flag Argentina8.9
6Run Lola Run (1998)Flag Germany8.9
7Elle (2016)Flag France8.9
8Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)Flag Japan8.8
9My Neighbour Totoro (1988)Flag Japan8.8
10Raise The Red Lantern (1991)Flag China8.8
11Two Days, One Night (2014)Flag Belgium8.8
12Go-Go Sisters (2018)8.8
13My Neighbours The Yamadas (1999)Flag Japan8.8
14Alphaville (1965)Flag France8.7
15Goodnight Mommy (2014)Flag Austria8.7
16Bad Genius (2017)8.7
17Linda Linda Linda (2005)Flag Japan8.7
18Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)8.6
198 1/2 (1963)Flag Italy8.5
20All About My Mother (1999)Flag Spain8.5
21The Skin I Live In (2011)Flag Spain8.5
22Innocent Voices (2004)Flag Mexico8.5
23Open Your Eyes (1997)Flag Spain8.5
24Divorce Italian Style (1961)Flag Italy8.5
25Cinema Paradiso (1988)Flag Italy8.4
26Spirited Away (2001)Flag Japan8.4
27Force Majeure (2014)Flag Sweden8.4
28Death Of A Cyclist (1955)Flag Spain8.4
29Train To Busan (2016)8.4
30Persepolis (2007)Flag France8.4
31Pan's Labyrinth (2006)Flag Spain8.4
32Welcome To The South (2010)Flag Italy8.4
33Downfall (2004)Flag Germany8.4
34The Perfect Crime (2004)8.4
35Confession Of Murder (2017)8.4
36War And Peace (1966)8.3
37Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter... And Spring (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
38U - July 22 (2018)8.3
39The Man Who Copied (2003)Flag Brazil8.3
40Oldboy (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
41Penguin Highway (2018)8.3
42Me And The Alien (2016)8.3
43The Intouchables (2011)Flag France8.3
44Land Of Mine (2015)8.2
45Confessions (2010)Flag Japan8.2
46A Separation (2011)Flag Iran8.2
47When Will You Return (2017)Flag Japan8.2
48Joint Security Area (2000)8.2
49Amélie (2001)Flag France8.2
50Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)Flag Japan8.2
51Life Is Beautiful (1997)Flag Italy8.2
52The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1928)Flag France8.2
53Crayon Shin-chan: The Adult Empire Strikes Back (2001)Flag Japan8.2
54Romantics Anonymous (2010)Flag France8.2
55A Silent Voice (2016)Flag Japan8.1
56The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)Flag Japan8.1
57Roma (2018)8.1
58Delicatessen (1991)Flag France8.1
59How To Steal A Dog (2014)8.1
60A Man Called Ove (2016)Flag Sweden8.1
61Like Water For Chocolate (1992)Flag Mexico8.1
62Happy Times (2014)8.1
63Farewell My Concubine (1993)Flag China8.0
64Chico And Rita (2010)Flag Spain8.0
65Tag (2015)8.0
66Nights Of Cabiria (1957)Flag Italy8.0
67The Bar (2017)8.0
68Yellow Earth (1984)Flag China8.0
69La Dolce Vita (1960)Flag Italy8.0
70Your Name. (2016)Flag Japan8.0
71Il Sorpasso (1962)8.0
72The Invisible Guest (2016)8.0
73The Heiresses (2018)8.0
74The Secret World Of Arrietty (2010)Flag Japan8.0
75Rhapsody In August (1991)Flag Japan8.0
76How Most Things Work (2015)8.0
77Hula Girls (2006)8.0
78I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)Flag South Korea8.0
79Tokyo Godfathers (2003)Flag Japan8.0
803-Iron (2004)Flag South Korea8.0
81Sarah's Key (2010)8.0
82Love Education (2017)7.9
83Diabolique (1955)Flag France7.9
84Look Who's Back (2015)7.9
85The Noble Family (2013)7.9
86Summer Wars (2009)Flag Japan7.9
87Pierrot Le Fou (1965)Flag France7.9
88A Fantastic Woman (2017)7.9
89Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011)7.9
90Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)Flag Japan7.9
91The Hunt (2012)Flag Denmark7.9
92Godzilla (1954)Flag Japan7.9
93Wadjda (2012)7.9
94Broken Embraces (2009)Flag Spain7.9
95Princess Mononoke (1997)Flag Japan7.9
96The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)Flag Poland7.9
97Chungking Express (1994)Flag Hong Kong7.9
98Ran (1985)Flag Japan7.9
99The Rickshaw Man (1958)Flag Japan7.9
100Forgotten (2017)7.9

We’re only counting films that are not in the English language and originate from a non English-speaking majority country.

Documentaries and shorts are not included.