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
34Confession Of Murder (2017)8.4
35War And Peace (1966)8.3
36Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter... And Spring (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
37The Man Who Copied (2003)Flag Brazil8.3
38Oldboy (2003)Flag South Korea8.3
39Me And The Alien (2016)8.3
40The Intouchables (2011)Flag France8.3
41Land Of Mine (2015)8.2
42Confessions (2010)Flag Japan8.2
43A Separation (2011)Flag Iran8.2
44When Will You Return (2017)Flag Japan8.2
45Joint Security Area (2000)8.2
46Amélie (2001)Flag France8.2
47Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)Flag Japan8.2
48Life Is Beautiful (1997)Flag Italy8.2
49The Passion Of Joan Of Arc (1928)Flag France8.2
50Crayon Shin-chan: The Adult Empire Strikes Back (2001)Flag Japan8.2
51Romantics Anonymous (2010)Flag France8.2
52A Silent Voice (2016)Flag Japan8.1
53The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)Flag Japan8.1
54Delicatessen (1991)Flag France8.1
55How To Steal A Dog (2014)8.1
56A Man Called Ove (2016)Flag Sweden8.1
57Like Water For Chocolate (1992)Flag Mexico8.1
58Happy Times (2014)8.1
59Farewell My Concubine (1993)Flag China8.0
60Chico And Rita (2010)Flag Spain8.0
61Tag (2015)8.0
62Nights Of Cabiria (1957)Flag Italy8.0
63The Bar (2017)8.0
64Yellow Earth (1984)Flag China8.0
65La Dolce Vita (1960)Flag Italy8.0
66Your Name. (2016)Flag Japan8.0
67Il Sorpasso (1962)8.0
68The Invisible Guest (2016)8.0
69The Heiresses (2018)8.0
70The Secret World Of Arrietty (2010)Flag Japan8.0
71Rhapsody In August (1991)Flag Japan8.0
72How Most Things Work (2015)8.0
73Hula Girls (2006)8.0
74I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)Flag South Korea8.0
75Tokyo Godfathers (2003)Flag Japan8.0
763-Iron (2004)Flag South Korea8.0
77Sarah's Key (2010)8.0
78Love Education (2017)7.9
79Diabolique (1955)Flag France7.9
80Look Who's Back (2015)7.9
81The Noble Family (2013)7.9
82Summer Wars (2009)Flag Japan7.9
83Pierrot Le Fou (1965)Flag France7.9
84A Fantastic Woman (2017)7.9
85Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011)7.9
86Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)Flag Japan7.9
87The Hunt (2012)Flag Denmark7.9
88Godzilla (1954)Flag Japan7.9
89Wadjda (2012)7.9
90Broken Embraces (2009)Flag Spain7.9
91Princess Mononoke (1997)Flag Japan7.9
92The Double Life Of Veronique (1991)Flag Poland7.9
93Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011)7.9
94Chungking Express (1994)Flag Hong Kong7.9
95Ran (1985)Flag Japan7.9
96The Rickshaw Man (1958)Flag Japan7.9
97Forgotten (2017)7.9
98Cold Fever (1995)7.9
99House Of Flying Daggers (2004)Flag China7.8
100Survival Family (2017)Flag Japan7.8

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.