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Akira Kurosawa's A Dream is a Genius

102 movies · Adopted from BaalMan.

"From Chapter 3 of A Dream is a Genius, 1999. Akira Kurosawa discusses his top 100 films with his daughter, Kazuo. Kurosawa limits his choices to one film per director."

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Un chien andalou (1929)

A.k.a. Un Chien Andalou · 16 min · Directed by Luis Buñuel · In 22 official lists

A.k.a. Un Chien Andalou · In 22 official lists Fantasy · Horror

14K 932 147

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Orphée (1950)

A.k.a. Orpheus · 95 min · Directed by Jean Cocteau · In 16 official lists

A.k.a. Orpheus · In 16 official lists Drama · Romance · Fantasy

2.8K 292 19

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El espíritu de la colmena (1973)

A.k.a. The Spirit of the Beehive · 98 min · Directed by Víctor Erice · In 21 official lists

A.k.a. The Spirit of the Beehive · In 21 official lists Drama · Fantasy

3.7K 543 40

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Tonari no Totoro (1988)

A.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro · 86 min · Directed by Hayao Miyazaki · In 18 official lists

A.k.a. My Neighbor Totoro · In 18 official lists Animation · Fantasy · Family

34K 4K 118

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You can find Kurosawa's comments on each of the films here:

3 years ago

Big A2

Huh, so I'm not the only one who's favourite Kubrick movie is Barry Lyndon. :|

6 years ago

Jumping Elephant

I'm a little surprised by The Godfather Part II, but other than that I think this is brilliant. Kurosawa has to be one of the most infallible directors of all time.

6 years ago


Interesting list! Thanks!

6 years ago

Duke of Omnium

Nice list

6 years ago


"A Dream is a Genius"

Borat's top 100?

5 years ago