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The 39 Steps 1935 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (398)   A man in London tries to help an agent. But when the agent is killed and the man is accused, he must go on the run to save himself and stop a spy ring which is trying to steal... Robert Donat The Criterion Collection 86 minutes drama
The 400 Blows (English Subtitled) 1959 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.5/5 (177)   François Truffaut's first feature, The 400 Blows, is also his most personal. Told through the eyes of Truffaut's life-long cinematic counterpart, Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre... Jean-Pierre Leaud The Criterion Collection 100 minutes drama, thriller
49th Parallel 1942 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.5/5 (80)   At once a compelling piece of anti-isolationist propaganda and a quick-witted wartime thriller, 49th Parallel is a classic early work from the inimitable Michael Powell and... Leslie Howard The Criterion Collection 122 minutes drama, international, thriller
8 1/2 (English Subtitled) 1963 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (253)   Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico... Marcello Mastroianni The Criterion Collection 139 minutes drama, independentfilm, international
An Actor’s Revenge (English Subtitled) 1963 Play Amazon Page HD
5.0/5 (1)   A uniquely prolific and chameleonic figure of world cinema, Kon Ichikawa delivered a burst of stylistic bravado with this intricate tale of betrayal and retribution. Set in the... Kazuo Hasegawa The Criterion Collection 113 minutes drama
Adventures on the New Frontier 1961 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.5/5 (2)   After John F. Kennedy�۪s election and before his inauguration, filmmaker Robert Drew screened the breakthrough Drew Associates film Primary for the president-elect and his wife... John F. Kennedy The Criterion Collection 52 minutes documentary, nonfiction
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (English Subtitled) 1974 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.5/5 (44)   A lonely widow meets a much younger Arab worker in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love, to their own surprise--and to the outright shock of their families, colleagues,... Brigitte Mira The Criterion Collection 93 minutes drama, international, romance
Alice in the Cities 1974 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (13)   The first of the road films that would come to define the career of Wim Wenders, the magnificent Alice in the Cities is an emotionally generous and luminously shot journey. A... Rüdiger Vogler The Criterion Collection 113 minutes drama, international
All Night Long 1962 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (16)   Othello is translated to the world of sixties London jazz clubs in Basil Dearden's smoky and sensational All Night Long. Over the course of one evening, the anniversary... Patrick McGoohan The Criterion Collection 91 minutes drama, musical
Amarcord (English Subtitled) 1973 Play Amazon Page R HD
4.5/5 (148)   This carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the fascist period, the most personal film from Federico Fellini, satirizes the director's youth and turns daily life into... Pupella Maggio The Criterion Collection 123 minutes comedy, drama
The American Friend 1977 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (47)   Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas) pays loving homage to rough-and-tumble Hollywood film noir with The American Friend, a loose adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel Ripley's Game.... Dennis Hopper The Criterion Collection 127 minutes drama, international, thriller
An Angel at My Table 1990 Play Amazon Page R HD
4.0/5 (29)   With An Angel at My Table, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jane Campion brings to the screen the harrowing true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished... Kerry Fox The Criterion Collection 158 minutes drama, international
Antonio Gaudi (English Subtitled) 1984 Play Amazon Page NR HD
3.5/5 (41)   Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí (1852-1926) designed some of the world's most astonishing buildings, interiors, and parks; Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara constructed some... Isidro Puig Boada The Criterion Collection 72 minutes documentary
Aparajito 1956 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.5/5 (26)   Aparajito picks up where the first film leaves off, with Apu and his family having moved away from the country to live in the bustling city of Varanasi. As Apu progresses from... Kanu Banerjee The Criterion Collection 110 minutes drama, international
Apur Sansar (English Subtitled) 1959 Play Amazon Page NR HD
5.0/5 (6)   This extraordinary final chapter brings our protagonist's journey full circle. Apu is now in his early twenties and hoping to live as a writer. Alongside his professional... Soumitra Chatterjee The Criterion Collection 106 minutes drama, international
Arrest Bulldog Drummond 1939 Play Amazon Page NR SD
3.5/5 (36)   John Howard plays the adventurer hero of the title and H. B. Warner portrays his friend Colonel Nielson of Scotland Yard. This time the case involves an experimental ray machine... John Howard The Criterion Collection 57 minutes adventure
Ashes and Diamonds (English Subtitled) 1958 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (28)   Polish Home Army soldier Maciek Chelmicki has been ordered to assassinate an incoming commissar on the last day of World War II. Gorgeously photographed and brilliantly... Zbigniew Cybulski The Criterion Collection 102 minutes drama, international
Atomic Submarine 1959 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (62)   When a nuclear-powered submarine, the Tiger Shark, sets out to investigate a series of mysterious disappearances near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged... Arthur Franz The Criterion Collection 72 minutes scifi
Au Hasard Balthazar (English Subtitled) 1966 Play Amazon Page NR HD
3.5/5 (15)   A profound masterpiece from one of the most revered filmmakers in the history of cinema, Robert Bresson's Au hasard Balthazar follows a donkey as he is passed from owner to... Anne Wiazemsky The Criterion Collection 95 minutes drama, international
An Autumn Afternoon (English Subtitled) 1962 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (29)   The last film by Yasujiro Ozu was also his final masterpiece, a gently heartbreaking story about a man's dignifed resignation to life's shifting currents and society's... Chishu Ryu The Criterion Collection 113 minutes drama, international
Babette's Feast (English Subtitled) 1987 Play Amazon Page G HD
4.5/5 (647)   Two devout and elderly sisters allow their cook, a French refugee, to prepare a feast in honor of their late father's 100th birthday, despite their spiritual concerns over the... Stephane Audran The Criterion Collection 103 minutes drama
Bad Timing 1980 Play Amazon Page R HD
3.5/5 (45)   Amid the decaying elegance of cold-war Vienna, psychoanalyst Dr. Alex Linden (Art Garfunkel) becomes mired in an erotically charged affair with the elusive Milena Flaherty... Art Garfunkel The Criterion Collection 122 minutes drama
The Ballad of Narayama (English Subtitled) 1958 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.0/5 (37)   When townsfolk reach the age of 70 in Tatsuhei's village, it is customary to bring them to the top of the nearby mountain to die. When it is his own mother's turn, Tatsuhei... Kinuyo Tanaka The Criterion Collection 98 minutes drama
The Battle of Algiers (English Subtitled) 1966 Play Amazon Page NR HD
4.5/5 (232)   One of the most influential political films in history, The Battle of Algiers, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for... Brahim Haggiag The Criterion Collection 121 minutes drama, war