Top 100 Best Foreign Films

 TitleCountryRating
1City Of God (2002)Flag Brazil9.7
2A Short Film About Love (1988)Flag Poland9.6
3Battle Royale (2000)Flag Japan9.0
4Wild Tales (2014)Flag Argentina8.9
5Run Lola Run (1998)Flag Germany8.9
6Elle (2016)Flag France8.9
7Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)Flag Japan8.8
8My Neighbour Totoro (1988)Flag Japan8.8
9Raise The Red Lantern (1991)Flag China8.8
10Two Days, One Night (2014)Flag Belgium8.8
11My Neighbours The Yamadas (1999)Flag Japan8.8
12Alphaville (1965)Flag France8.7
13Goodnight Mommy (2014)Flag Austria8.7
14Linda Linda Linda (2005)Flag Japan8.7
158 1/2 (1963)Flag Italy8.5
16All About My Mother (1999)Flag Spain8.5
17The Skin I Live In (2011)Flag Spain8.5
18Innocent Voices (2004)Flag Mexico8.5
19Open Your Eyes (1997)Flag Spain8.5
20Divorce Italian Style (1961)Flag Italy8.5
21Cinema Paradiso (1988)Flag Italy8.5
22Spirited Away (2001)Flag Japan8.4
23Force Majeure (2014)Flag Sweden8.4
24Persepolis (2007)Flag France8.4
25Pan's Labyrinth (2006)Flag Spain8.4
26Downfall (2004)Flag Germany8.4
27Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter... And Spring (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
28The Man Who Copied (2003)Flag Brazil8.3
29Oldboy (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
30The Intouchables (2011)Flag France8.3
31A Separation (2011)Flag Iran8.2
32Amélie (2001)Flag France8.2
33Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)Flag Japan8.2
34Life Is Beautiful (1997)Flag Italy8.2
35The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1928)Flag France8.2
36Romantics Anonymous (2010)Flag France8.2
37The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)Flag Japan8.1
38Delicatessen (1991)Flag France8.1
39A Man Called Ove (2016)Flag Sweden8.1
40Like Water For Chocolate (1992)Flag Mexico8.1
41Farewell My Concubine (1993)Flag China8.0
42Chico And Rita (2010)Flag Spain8.0
43Nights Of Cabiria (1957)Flag Italy8.0
44Yellow Earth (1984)Flag China8.0
45La Dolce Vita (1960)Flag Italy8.0
46Your Name. (2016)Flag Japan8.0
47The Secret World Of Arrietty (2010)Flag Japan8.0
48Rhapsody In August (1991)Flag Japan8.0
49I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)Flag South Korea8.0
50Tokyo Godfathers (2003)Flag Japan8.0
51Diabolique (1955)Flag France7.9
52Pierrot Le Fou (1965)Flag France7.9
53The Hunt (2012)Flag Denmark7.9
54Godzilla (1954)Flag Japan7.9
55Broken Embraces (2009)Flag Spain7.9
56Princess Mononoke (1997)Flag Japan7.9
57The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)Flag Poland7.9
58Chungking Express (1994)Flag Hong Kong7.9
59The Rickshaw Man (1958)Flag Japan7.9
60House Of Flying Daggers (2004)Flag China7.8
61Breathless (1960)Flag France7.8
62Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)Flag China7.8
63Vivre Sa Vie (1962)Flag France7.8
64Whisper Of The Heart (1995)Flag Japan7.8
65Tokyo Story (1953)Flag Japan7.8
66Three Colours: Red (1994)Flag France7.8
67Singham (2011)Flag India7.8
68Survival Family (2017)Flag Japan7.8
69The Foreign Duck, The Native Duck And God In A Coin Locker (2007)Flag Japan7.8
70The Triplets Of Belleville (2003)Flag France7.8
71Seven Samurai (1954)Flag Japan7.7
72Nói The Albino (2003)Flag Iceland7.7
73Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)Flag Japan7.7
74Ernest & Celestine (2012)Flag France7.7
75In This Corner Of The World (2016)Flag Japan7.7
76Trollhunter (2010)Flag Norway7.7
77The Wind Rises (2013)Flag Japan7.7
78Eyes Without A Face (1960)Flag France7.7
79The Road Home (1999)Flag China7.7
80Ghost In The Shell (1995)Flag Japan7.7
81Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind (1984)Flag Japan7.7
82Wolf Children (2012)Flag Japan7.7
83Millennium Actress (2001)Flag Japan7.7
84It's Only The End Of The World (2016)Flag France7.7
85Howl's Moving Castle (2004)Flag Japan7.7
86Castle In The Sky (1986)Flag Japan7.7
87Son Of Saul (2015)Flag Hungary7.7
88Porco Rosso (1992)Flag Japan7.7
89In The Mood For Love (2000)Flag Hong Kong7.7
90The Chorus (2004)Flag France7.6
91Paprika (2006)Flag Japan7.6
92A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting Existence (2014)Flag Sweden7.6
93Three Colours: White (1994)Flag FranceFlag Poland7.6
94Akira (1988)Flag Japan7.6
95Talk To Her (2002)Flag Spain7.6
96Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)Flag France7.6
97When Marnie Was There (2014)Flag Japan7.6
982046 (2004)Flag Hong Kong7.6
99Let The Right One In (2008)Flag Sweden7.6
100Y Tu Mamá También (2001)Flag Mexico7.6

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.