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Criterion Collection Viewing

All of the films in the Criterion Collection that I have seen, whether as a Criterion release or not (many were viewed in class on laserdisc or 16mm, or on Home Vision Cinema VHS) as of December 20, 2022:

1. The Grand Illusion
2. Seven Samurai
3. The Lady Vanishes (Hitchcock)
5. The 400 Blows
6. Beauty and the Beast (Cocteau) [own]
8. The Killer (John Woo)
10. Walkabout
11. The Seventh Seal
12. This Is Spın̈al Tap
13. The Silence of the Lambs
19. Shock Corridor
21. Dead Ringers
23. RoboCop (Verhoeven)
24. High and Low
25. Alphaville [own]
29. Picnic at Hanging Rock
30. M
33. Nanook of the North
35. Les Diaboliques
37. Time Bandits [own]
39. Tokyo Drifter
41. Lord of the Flies (Brook)
45. Taste of Cherry
46. The Most Dangerous Game [own United American Video Corporation VHS]
47. Insomnia (Skjoldbjærg)
51. Brazil [own 3-disc edition]
52. Yojimbo
53. Sanjuro
57. Charade
58. Peeping Tom
61. Monty Python’s Life of Brian
63. Carnival of Souls (Harvey)
64. The Third Man
65. Rushmore
66. The Orphic Trilogy [own]
67. The Blood of a Poet [own]
68. Orpheus (Cocteau) [own]
69. The Testament of Orpheus, or Don’t Ask Me Why! [own]
70. The Last Temptation of Christ
71. The Magic Flute (Bergman)
72. Le million
73. Cléo from 5 to 7
74. Vagabond [own Kino VHS]
75. Chasing Amy
87. Alexander Nevsky
88. Ivan the Terrible (Eisenstein)
89. Sisters (Brian De Palma)
90. Kwaidan [own Home Vision VHS]
92. Fiend Without a Face
95. All That Heaven Allows
97. Do the Right Thing
98. L’avventura
99. Gimme Shelter
102. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
103. The Lady Eve
104. Double Suicide [own]
105. Spartacus (Kubrick)
109. The Scarlet Empress
110. Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday
111. Mon oncle [own on Home Vision VHS]
112. Playtime
114. My Man Godfrey [own]
116. The Hidden Fortress
118. Sullivan’s Travels [own on Columbia VHS]
119. Withnail and I
122. Salesman
123. Grey Gardens (Maysles)
131. Closely Watched Trains
135. Rebecca (Hitchcock)
136. Spellbound (Hitchcock)
137. Notorious (Hitchcock)
138. Rashomon (Kurosawa)
139. Wild Strawberries
140. 8½
147. In the Mood for Love
149. Juliet of the Spirits
151. Traffic (Stone)
154. The Horse’s Mouth (Neame)
157. The Royal Tenenbaums
158. The Importance of Being Earnest (Asquith)
161. Under the Roofs of Paris
164. Solaris (Tarkovsky)
165. Man Bites Dog
166. Down by Law
170. Trouble in Paradise (Lubitsch)
171. Contempt [own] [also own Embassy subtitled VHS]
172. Pépé le moko [own]
173. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
174. Band of Outsiders [own]
175. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
176. The Killers (3 adaptations–Siodmak, Siegel, Tarkovsky)
183. Les dames du Bois de Boulogne
184. by Brakhage: an Anthology
190. Throne of Blood
196. Hiroshima mon amour
197. Night and Fog
199. Schizopolis
200. The Honeymoon Killers
201. Umberto D.
216. The Rules of the Game [own]
218. Le cercle rouge
219. La Strada
220. Naked Lunch
221. Ikiru
222. Diary of a Country Priest
226. Onibaba
230. 3 Women
232 (b). Floating Weeds
233. Stray Dog
234. The Tin Drum
238. A Woman Is a Woman
242. The Golden Coach [own]
243. French Cancan [own]
247. Slacker
248. Videodrome
257. Secret Honor
258. Tanner ’88
260. Eyes Without a Face
265. Short Cuts
267. Kagemusha [own on 20th Century Fox VHS, which is 20 minutes shorter]
275. Tout va bien [own]
276. The River (Renoir)
277. My Own Private Idaho
281. Jules and Jim
287. Burden of Dreams [own]
288. F for Fake [own]
290. The Phantom of Liberty [own]
291. Heaven Can Wait (Lubitsch)
292. Unfaithfully Yours
297. Au Hasard Balthazar
300. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
301. An Angel at My Table
304. The Man Who Fell to Earth
305. Boudu Saved from Drowning
306. Le Samouraï
308. Masculin féminin [own]
309. Ugetsu
309 (a). Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director
312. Samurai Spy
315. Shoot the Piano Player
316. Ran
317. The Tales of Hoffmann (Powell and Pressburger)
318. Forbidden Games
319. The Bad Sleep Well
321. The Virgin Spring [own]
324. La bête humaine [own]
325. Kind Hearts and Coronets
336. Dazed and Confused
338. Equinox (Woods)
351. The Spirit of the Beehive [own]
352. Jigoku [own]
356. Sweetie
360. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Two Takes
363. Mouchette
374. Bicycle Thieves
375. Green for Danger
387. La Jetée / Sans Soleil
390. Sweet Movie
391. if….
394. The Woman in the Dunes
395. The Face of Another
396. Ace in the Hole [own]
398. Les enfants terribles [own]
400. Stranger Than Paradise
400 (a). Permanent Vacation
402. The Milky Way
405. The Threepenny Opera (German version and French version)
407. Mala Noche
408. Breathless (Godard) [own]
409. Days of Heaven
412. Sawdust and Tinsel
413. Drunken Angel
417. This Sporting Life
420. Le bonheur
421. Pierrot le fou [own]
426. The Ice Storm
431. The Thief of Bagdad (Powell, et al.)
437. Vampyr
439. Trafic
440. Brand upon the Brain! [own]
443. La ronde
450. Bottle Rocket [own Columbia DVD]
459. The Exterminating Angel [own]
462. The Last Metro
465. Dodes’ka-den [own on Embassy VHS]
473. The Insect Woman
478. Last Year at Marienbad
479. My Dinner with André
481. Made in U.S.A [own]
482. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her [own]
483. Repulsion
490. Wings of Desire
495 (a). Marty (1953, TV) [own Wood Knapp VHS]
495 (f). Bang the Drum Slowly (Daniel Petrie, 1956, TV) [own (e) Requiem for a Heavyweight on Wood Knapp VHS, but have not seen]
512. Vivre sa vie [own]
516. Stagecoach
519. Close-Up
533. Crumb
536. The Thin Red Line (Malick) [saw in theatre]
538. Paths of Glory [own]
539. House (Obayashi) [saw in theatre] [own]
540. The Darjeeling Limited
541. The Night of the Hunter [own]
541 (a). Charles Laughton Directs “The Night of the Hunter”
542. Antichrist
543. Modern Times (Chaplin)
544. Head
545. Easy Rider
549. The Last Picture Show
551. Cronos
558. Topsy-Turvy
565. The Great Dictator
567. The Makioka Sisters [own]
571. Black Moon
575. The Killing (Kubrick)
575 (a). Killer’s Kiss
578. The Complete Jean Vigo (À propos de Nice, Zéro de Conduite, L’Atalante)
584. Kuroneko
586. Island of Lost Souls
592. Design for Living
593. Belle de jour
594. Godzilla [own on Toho VHS]
594 (a). Godzilla, King of the Monsters! [own on Vestron VHS]
598. World on a Wire
602. The War Room (Pennebaker/Hegedus)
608. Harold and Maude
611. Being John Malkovich [saw in theatre] [own]
615. The Gold Rush (1942 sound version)
616. Shallow Grave (Boyle)
623 (a). The Last Performance
623 (b). Broadway [could not watch Lonesome because of disc damage]
624. Quadrophenia
625. Eating Raoul
626. Les visiteurs du soir
627. The Game (Fincher)
630. Rosemary’s Baby
635. Week End (Godard) [own]
638. Following
639. The Qatsi Trilogy
640. Koyaanisqatsi [own MGM DVD and Pacific Arts VHS]
641. Powaqqatsi [own MGM DVD]
642. Naqoyqatsi [saw in theatre]
647. On the Waterfront
648. Chronicle of a Summer [own]
650. A Man Escaped
651. Badlands
652. Monsieur Verdoux
653. Gate of Hell
654. Repo Man
658. Medium Cool
660. Things to Come
662. Safety Last!
666. The Devil’s Backbone
670. To Be or Not to Be (Lubitsch)
676. I Married a Witch
680. City Lights (Chaplin)
683. Nashville (Altman) [own Paramount DVD]
699. A Brief History of Time
701. Persona
711. A Hard Day’s Night
716. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
725. Eraserhead [own]
725 (a). Six Men Getting Sick
725 (b). The Alphabet
725 (d). The Amputee
725 (e). Premonition Following an Evil Deed
732. My Darling Clementine
736. It Happened One Night
741. My Winnipeg [own]
744. Every Man for Himself
745. Don’t Look Now
746. A Day in the Country
748. Watership Down
751. Gates of Heaven
752. Vernon, Florida
753. The Thin Blue Line
754. Odd Man Out (Carol Reed)
756. Limelight
761. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders [own]
764. The Fisher King
769. Day for Night
779. Mulholland Dr. [own Universal DVD]
783. Pather Panchali
786. Dont Look Back
788. Speedy
794. Inside Llewyn Davis [saw in theatre]
800. The Graduate
803. The Manchurian Candidate (Frankenheimer)
808 (a). Primary
810. In a Lonely Place
812. The Player (Altman) [own]
820. Fantastic Planet
821. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
827. McCabe & Mrs. Miller
830. Chimes at Midnight
833. Cat People (Tourneur)
834. Blood Simple.
835. Valley of the Dolls
836. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
838. Pan’s Labyrinth
840. The Executioner
842. Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams [own Criterion DVD and Warner Bros. VHS]
843. Punch-Drunk Love
845. The Squid and the Whale
847. The Asphalt Jungle
848. Roma
857. Before Sunrise
858. Before Sunset
864. Being There
865. Blowup
870. Othello (Welles)
872. Ghost World [own MGM DVD]
875. Mysterious Object at Noon
886. L’argent (Bresson) [own]
894. The Piano Teacher
896. The Lure
897. Barry Lyndon [own Warner Bros. DVD]
898. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me [own MGM DVD]
901. The Philadelphia Story
902. Desert Hearts
903. Jabberwocky
909. Night of the Living Dead (Romero)
910. Tom Jones (Richardson)
912. An Actor’s Revenge
913. The Age of Innocence
914. Baal (Schlöndorff)
916. Women in Love (Ken Russell)
918. The Color of Pomegranates
925. Midnight Cowboy
928. Bowling for Columbine
939. A Matter of Life and Death
951. True Stories
952. The Magnificent Ambersons
959. In the Heat of the Night
966. Detour
972. A Face in the Crowd
973. My Brilliant Career
977. Blue Velvet
978. One Sings, the Other Doesn’t
979. Swing Time
984. Nineteen Eighty-Four (Radford)
1000. Godzilla: The Shōwa-Era Films, 1954–1975
-Godzilla [own Vestron (Jewell Enterprises version) and Toho VHS (subtitled Japanese version)]
-Godzilla Raids Again [own Video Treasures VHS (Warner Bros. dub)]
-King Kong vs. Godzilla [own GoodTimes VHS (Universal version)]
-Mothra vs. Godzilla [own Paramount VHS (AIP dub)]
-Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster [own Video Treasures VHS (Continental dub)]
-Invasion of Astro-Monster [own Simitar VHS (Maron/UPA dub)]
-Ebirah, Horror of the Deep [own Video Treasures VHS (Continental dub)]
-Son of Godzilla [own Video Treasures VHS (AIP dub)]
-Destroy All Monsters [own Fright VHS (AIP dub) and Pacific Video (international dub) VHS]
-All Monsters Attack [own Simitar VHS (Maron/UPA dub)]
-Godzilla vs. Hedora
-Godzilla vs. Gigan [own New World VHS (Toho International dub)]
-Godzilla vs. Megalon [own GoodTimes and New Age VHS (Cinema Shares dub)]
-Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla [own New World VHS (Toho International dub)]
-Terror of Mechagodzilla [own Paramount VHS (Bob Conn Enterprises dub)]
1007. Until the End of the World
1010. Le petit soldat [own]
1012. All About My Mother
1015. Journey to the Beginning of Time
1016. Invention for Destruction [saw dubbed version, The Fabulous World of Jules Verne, on VHS]
1017. The Fabulous Baron Munchausen
1017 (a) Film Adventurer Karel Zeman
1018. Paris Is Burning
1019. Bamboozled [own on New Line DVD]
1020. Leave Her to Heaven
1021. Show Boat (Whale)
1024. Destry Rides Again
1025. The Grand Budapest Hotel
1028. Dance, Girl, Dance
1030 (a). Italianamerican
1030 (b). American Boy
1030 (c). The Big Shave
1039. Town Bloody Hall
1051. The Elephant Man (Lynch) [own]
1059. Crash (Cronenberg)
1069. Céline and Julie Go Boating
1071. Defending Your Life
1074. Irma Vep
1076. Merrily We Go to Hell
1089. After Life
1104. Citizen Kane [own on VHS]
1110. The Piano
1112. Miller’s Crossing
1126. Double Indemnity
1129. Rouge (Kwan)
1134. Raging Bull
1152. Lost Highway
1153. Arsenic and Old Lace
1155. Cure
1157. Daisies
1166. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen


5 (b). The Baron of Arizona
7 (e). I Live in Fear
9 (b). Mr. Freedom
16 (d). Rembrandt
17 (b). Rusty Knife
32 (b). Daisies [own]
32 (f). The Joke [own]
33 (c). No More Excuses [own]
33 (d). Putney Swope [own]
37 (c). The Living Skeleton


Paddle to the Sea

Own but have not watched:

241. Stage & Spectacle: 3 Films by Jean Renoir
244. Elena and Her Men
725 (c). The Grandmother
E32. Pearls of the Czech New Wave
E32 (a). Pearls of the Deep
E32 (c). A Report on the Party and the Guests
E32 (d). Return of the Prodigal Son
E32 (e). Capricious Summer
E33. Up All Night with Robert Downey Sr.
E33 (a). Babo 73
E33 (b). Chafed Elbows
E33 (e). Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight

Currently have from library and anticipate viewing soon:

848. Roma

Placed hold at the library:
369. Paul Robeson: Portraits of the Artist
370. Icon: The Emperor Jones/Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist
371. Outsider: Body and Soul / Borderline
372. Pioneer: Sanders of the River / Jericho
373. Citizen of the World: The Proud Valley / Native Land

Only NYC public library copy was damaged:
579. The Phantom Carriage
623. Lonesome

Plan to request from the library next:

41. Henry V (Olivier)
213. Richard III (Olivier)
214. The Devil and Daniel Webster (Dieterle)
296. Hamlet (Olivier)
734/735. The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind
1119. Miracle in Milan

Could not get from library:
623. Lonesome (only copy scratched)

Most want to own:
Criterion’s website says that they never discontinue titles unless they lose the rights, which unfortunately happened with many Jean-Luc Godard films, among others.

3. The Lady Vanishes (Hitchcock)
52./53. Yojimbo/Sanjuro
63. Carnival of Souls (Harvey) [the old package looks better, but I understand it’s remastered]
65. Rushmore
103. The Lady Eve
105. Spartacus (Kubrick)
111. Mon Oncle [VHS upgrade]
118. Sullivan’s Travels [VHS upgrade]
157. The Royal Tennenbaums
166. Down by Law
170. Trouble in Paradise
173. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
109. The Scarlet Empress
190. Throne of Blood
199. Schizopolis
230. 3 Women
233. Stray Dog
238. A Woman Is a Woman (discontinued)
248. Videodrome
257. Secret Honor
265. Short Cuts
267. Kagemusha
281. Jules and Jim
306. Le Samouraï
316. Ran
317. The Tales of Hoffmann (discontinued)
321. The Virgin Spring
338. Equinox (Woods)
363. Mouchette
392-395. Three Films by Hiroshi Teshigahara (discontinued)
465. Dodes’ka-den
478. Last Year at Marienbad (discontinued)
495. The Golden Age of Television [own two on VHS]
545. Easy Rider
546. The Thin Red Line
575. The Killing/Killer’s Kiss
587. Two Films by Chris Marker
651. Badlands
627. The Game (Fincher)
650. A Man Escaped
662. Safety Last!
699. A Brief History of Time
701. Persona
744. Every Man for Himself
753. The Thin Blue Line
810. In a Lonely Place
821. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
827. McCabe & Mrs. Miller
830. Chimes at Midnight
903. Jabberwocky
909. Night of the Living Dead (Romero)
928. Bowling for Columbine
1015-1017. Three Fantastic Journeys by Karel Zeman
1021. Show Boat (Whale)
1089. After Life
E9. The Delirious Fictions of William Klein
E37. When Horror Came to Shochiku
E43. Agnès Varda in California

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