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Oldboy in top 20 foreign films of all time

Oldboy stillThe Guardian has conducted a readers’ poll of the top foreign movies of all time. Some of the usual suspects are there. Unusually, Seven Samurai doesn’t come top, that particular accolade belonging to Cinema Paradiso. Amelie is second, Seven Samurai third and City of God, one of the few films I’ve come close to walking out of, fourth. Oldboy comes in at #17. HT to Adam over at


  • Read the full list for yourself over at the Guardian website
  • Guardian Film Blog post launching the survey (30 March 2007), and the discussion about the survey results (11 May 2007)
  • Guardian interview with Park Chan-wook (8 Feb 2006)

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