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on 9 Sep 2010 09:02

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Favourite foreign language films.

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People who added this item 989  Average listal rating (589 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.4 
1. Bicycle Thieves (1948)

COUNTRY: Italy
LANGUAGE: Italian

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People who added this item 1399  Average listal rating (762 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
2. Nosferatu (1922)

COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German

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People who added this item 4322  Average listal rating (2747 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
3. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

COUNTRY: Mexico
LANGUAGE: Spanish

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People who added this item 1344  Average listal rating (786 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.3 
4. The Seventh Seal (1957)

COUNTRY: Sweden
LANGUAGE: Swedish

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People who added this item 3846  Average listal rating (2458 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.6 
5. Spirited Away (2001)

COUNTRY: Japan
LANGUAGE: Japanese (there's a dubbed English version too)

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People who added this item 1698  Average listal rating (941 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 8.8 
6. Seven Samurai (1954)

COUNTRY: Japan
LANGUAGE: Japanese

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People who added this item 950  Average listal rating (525 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.1 
7. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German

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People who added this item 1225  Average listal rating (635 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.5 
8. M (1931)

COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German

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People who added this item 1999  Average listal rating (1244 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
9. Let the Right One In (2008)

COUNTRY: Sweden
LANGUAGE: Swedish

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People who added this item 4828  Average listal rating (3235 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
10. Amélie (2001)

COUNTRY: France
LANGUAGE: French

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People who added this item 2793  Average listal rating (1732 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.7 
11. City of God (2002)

COUNTRY: Brazil
LANGUAGE: Portuguese

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People who added this item 1261  Average listal rating (612 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. (1963)

COUNTRY: Italy
LANGUAGE: Italian

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People who added this item 996  Average listal rating (587 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.2 
13. The 400 Blows (1959)
NOTE: Contains a few moments of English but it pretty much all contains French.


COUNTRY: France
LANGUAGE: French

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People who added this item 1601  Average listal rating (799 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.3 
14. Metropolis (1927)

COUNTRY: Germany
LANGUAGE: German

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People who added this item 644  Average listal rating (352 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
15. Amour (2012)
NOTE: Contains a few moments of English but it pretty much all contains French.


COUNTRY: France
LANGUAGE: French

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People who added this item 2085  Average listal rating (1333 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 7.1 
16. The Passion of the Christ (2004)
NOTE: American-made but the film contains foreign languages.


COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: Aramaic, Latin, Hebrew.

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People who added this item 1330  Average listal rating (760 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
17. Ponyo (2008)

COUNTRY: Japan
LANGUAGE: Japanese (there's a dubbed English version too)

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People who added this item 1797  Average listal rating (1126 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
18. Battle Royale (2000)

COUNTRY: Japan
LANGUAGE: Japanese

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People who added this item 928  Average listal rating (528 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
19. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

COUNTRY: France

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People who added this item 1563  Average listal rating (949 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
20. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

COUNTRY: Sweden
LANGUAGE: Swedish

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People who added this item 2757  Average listal rating (1731 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.6 
21. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

COUNTRY: Italy
LANGUAGE: Italian, German

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People who added this item 2809  Average listal rating (1824 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
22. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

COUNTRY: Hong Kong, China
LANGUAGE: Mandarian

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People who added this item 249  Average listal rating (133 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.6 
23. A Royal Affair (2012)

COUNTRY: Denmark
LANGUAGE: Danish

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People who added this item 1525  Average listal rating (846 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
24. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

COUNTRY: Japan
LANGUAGE: Japanese

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People who added this item 1046  Average listal rating (612 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.4 
25. Rashomon (1950)

COUNTRY: Japan
LANGUAGE: Japanese

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People who added this item 4631  Average listal rating (3058 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.3 
26. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
NOTE: I have included Inglourious Basterds as a foreign language film despite being made by American director Quentin Tarantino, some of the actors are American and probably everybody involved in the film speak English. Inglourious Basterds makes this list because the majority of the film isn't in English. Most of it is in French and German and there's some Italian involved too. It's my favourite film of the films in this list but because there's English involved, that's the reason why it doesn't make number 1.


COUNTRY: USA, Germany
LANGUAGE: German, French, English, Italian

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People who added this item 1256  Average listal rating (693 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
27. Persepolis (2007)

COUNTRY: France
LANGUAGE: French (there's a dubbed English version too)

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People who added this item 74  Average listal rating (41 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.6 
28. A Dirty Carnival (2006)

COUNTRY: South Korea
LANGUAGE: Korean

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People who added this item 1759  Average listal rating (1161 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.8 
29. Apocalypto (2006)
NOTE: American-made but spoken in foreign language.


COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: Mayan

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People who added this item 1363  Average listal rating (757 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
30. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
NOTE: American-made but spoken in foreign language.


COUNTRY: USA
LANGUAGE: Japanese (and English only in scenes with the Americans)

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This list features my favourite films that don't speak the English language and/or are silent foreign classics (such as Nosferatu and Metropolis - both German films). Also, I might include a film made in the USA or the UK by an American or British director but doesn't involve the English language (such as Mel Gibson's Apocalypto and Clint Eastwood's Letters From Iwo Jima.

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Oct 22 9:59
I Watched 14 of them and 11 of them are Want to Watch. Zero unlisted. Great list :)
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Oct 22 10:49
Thanks :)
Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Oct 22 19:29
imo anime movies are always the best in japanese *__*
luv this list :)
Posted: 3 years ago at Aug 17 18:24
Mighty fine list! Love the flag/origin/language job!

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