Film News: ‘Vertigo’ Tops Sight & Sound Poll as Best Film of All Time

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CHICAGO – Every decade, the legendary “Sight & Sound” magazine polls some of the most important film historians, critics, and artists in the world (including Roger Ebert) for a list of the best movies ever made. They released the first list since 2002 today and “Vertigo” topped the list, dethroning “Citizen Kane.” Full top ten below, followed by the top tens from 2002 and 1992.

2012
1. “Vertigo”
2. “Citizen Kane”
3. “Tokyo Story”
4. “The Rules of the Game”
5. “Sunrise: A Song for Two Humans”
6. “2001: A Space Odyssey”
7. “The Searchers”
8. “Man with a Movie Camera”
9. “The Passion of Joan of Arc”
10. “8 1/2”

2002
1. “Citizen Kane”
2. “Vertigo”
3. “The Rules of the Game”
4. “The Godfather” & “The Godfather Part II
5. “Tokyo Story”
6. “2001: A Space Odyssey”
7. “Battleship Potemkin”
7. “Sunrise: A Song for Two Humans”
9. “8 1/2”
10. “Singin’ in the Rain”

1992
1. “Citizen Kane”
2. “8 1/2”
3. “Raging Bull”
4. “La Strada”
5. “L’Atlante”
6. “The Godfather”
6. “Modern Times”
6. “Vertigo”
9. “The Godfather Part II
10. “The Passion of Joan of Arc”
10. “Rashomon”
10. “Seven Samurai”

HollywoodChicago.com content director Brian Tallerico

By BRIAN TALLERICO
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