Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Top Ranked Films of F.W. Murnau

F.W. Murnau
5 titles, 38th with 18076 points

Murnau was the best example of a master of German expressionism. His films are moody, painterly, ethereal.. Sunrise is a silent masterpiece, winner of 3 academy awards for 1927, including the only one ever given for “Most Artistic or Creative Film”. It’s a far more memorable film than best picture winner Wings, as it’s ranking as #43 all-time shows, while Wings is unranked.

These are all the films of Murnau’s that made the top 1000 in our 2011 update of the Top Ranked 1000 Films on the Net, all polls.

1. Sunrise (1927) #43
2. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922) #112
3. Last Laugh (1924) #507
4. Tabu (1931) #606
5. Faust (1926) #618

out of the top 1000..
6. City Girl #1771

See the full list of top ranked 100 directors here: Top Ranked 100 Directors, 2011 Edition

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