1954 Top Ten List

  • A Star Is Born (George Cukor)
  • Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock)
  • Johnny Guitar (Nicholas Ray)
  • Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa)
  • Hobson's Choice (David Lean)
  • On the Waterfront (Elia Kazan)
  • Journey to Italy (Roberto Rossellini)
  • Touchez pas au grisbi (Jacques Becker)
  • The Caine Mutiny (Edward Dmytryk)
  • Dial M for Murder (Alfred Hitchcock)
  • Additional 1954 Films By Rating

  • Riot in Cell Block 11 (Don Siegel)
  • Vera Cruz (Robert Aldrich)
  • Creature From the Black Lagoon (Jack Arnold)
  • Late Chrysanthemums (Mikio Naruse)
  • The Country Girl (George Seaton)
  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (Hiroshi Inagaki)
  • Suddenly (Lewis Allen)
  • River of No Return (Otto Preminger)
  • White Christmas (Michael Curtiz)
  • The Mad Magician (John Brahm)
  • Fear (Roberto Rossellini)
  • World for Ransom (Robert Aldrich)
  • There's No Business Like Show Business (Walter Lang)
  • Sansho the Bailiff (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  • Illusion Travels by Streetcar (Luis Buñuel)
  • Sound of the Mountain (Mikio Naruse)
  • PHFFFT (Mark Robson)
  • Twenty-Four Eyes (Keisuke Kinoshita)
  • Senso (Luchino Visconti)
  • Gorilla at Large (Harmon Jones)
  • Godzilla (Ishirô Honda)