Top 100 Best Foreign Films

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
37Perfect Strangers (2016)8.3
38Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter... And Spring (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
39U - July 22 (2018)8.3
40The Man Who Copied (2003)Flag Brazil8.3
41Oldboy (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
42Penguin Highway (2018)8.3
43Me And The Alien (2016)8.3
44The Intouchables (2011)Flag France8.3
45Land Of Mine (2015)8.2
46Confessions (2010)Flag Japan8.2
47A Separation (2011)Flag Iran8.2
48When Will You Return (2017)Flag Japan8.2
49Joint Security Area (2000)8.2
50Amélie (2001)Flag France8.2
51Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)Flag Japan8.2
52Life Is Beautiful (1997)Flag Italy8.2
53The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1928)Flag France8.2
54Crayon Shin-chan: The Adult Empire Strikes Back (2001)Flag Japan8.2
55Romantics Anonymous (2010)Flag France8.2
56A Silent Voice (2016)Flag Japan8.1
57The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)Flag Japan8.1
58Roma (2018)8.1
59Delicatessen (1991)Flag France8.1
60The Beauty Inside (2015)8.1
61How To Steal A Dog (2014)8.1
62A Man Called Ove (2016)Flag Sweden8.1
63Like Water For Chocolate (1992)Flag Mexico8.1
64Happy Times (2014)8.1
65Farewell My Concubine (1993)Flag China8.0
66Chico And Rita (2010)Flag Spain8.0
67Tag (2015)8.0
68Nights Of Cabiria (1957)Flag Italy8.0
69The Bar (2017)8.0
70Yellow Earth (1984)Flag China8.0
71La Dolce Vita (1960)Flag Italy8.0
72Your Name. (2016)Flag Japan8.0
73Il Sorpasso (1962)8.0
74The Invisible Guest (2016)8.0
75The Heiresses (2018)8.0
76The Secret World Of Arrietty (2010)Flag Japan8.0
77Rhapsody In August (1991)Flag Japan8.0
78How Most Things Work (2015)8.0
79Hula Girls (2006)8.0
80I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)Flag South Korea8.0
81Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)8.0
82Tokyo Godfathers (2003)Flag Japan8.0
833-Iron (2004)Flag South Korea8.0
84Sarah's Key (2010)8.0
85Love Education (2017)7.9
86Diabolique (1955)Flag France7.9
87Look Who's Back (2015)7.9
88The Noble Family (2013)7.9
89Summer Wars (2009)Flag Japan7.9
90Pierrot Le Fou (1965)Flag France7.9
91A Fantastic Woman (2017)7.9
92Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011)7.9
93Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)Flag Japan7.9
94The Hunt (2012)Flag Denmark7.9
95Godzilla (1954)Flag Japan7.9
96Wadjda (2012)7.9
97Broken Embraces (2009)Flag Spain7.9
98Princess Mononoke (1997)Flag Japan7.9
99The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)Flag Poland7.9
100Chungking Express (1994)Flag Hong Kong7.9

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.