THE ALSO-RANS

 

After each screening in The Chain our members vote for one of three films - all linked to the film just watched - that they’d like to see in two weeks’ time. This is the List of Losers - the films that have yet to triumph in a audience vote.  

 

π (Darren Aronofsky, USA, 1998)

1984 (Michael Radford, UK, 1984)

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Lotte Reiniger, Germany, 1926)

The African Queen (John Huston, USA, 1951)

The Age of Innocence (Martin Scorsese, USA, 1993)

Akira (Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Japan, 1988)

All About Eve (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, USA, 1950)

All is Lost (Robert Redford, USA, 2013)

All Night Long (Basil Dearden, UK, 1962)

Amy (Asif Kapadia, UK, 2015)

An American Werewolf in London (John Landis, UK, 1981)

Arlington Road (Mark Pellington, USA, 1999)

L'Atalante (Jean Vigo, France, 1934)

Auto Focus (Paul Schrader, USA, 2002) 

Autumn Sonata (Ingmar Bergman, France, West Germany, Sweden, UK, 1978)

The Awful Truth (Leo McCarey, USA, 1937)

Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis, USA, 1985)

The Bad and the Beautiful (Vincente Minnelli, USA, 1952)

Bad Day at Black Rock (John Sturges, USA, 1955)

Bad Education (Pedro Almodóvar, Spain, 2004)

Bad Timing (Nicolas Roeg, UK, 1980)

Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin, USA, 2014)

Before Sunrise (Richard Linklater, USA, Austria, Switzerland, 1995)

The Beguiled (Don Siegel, USA, 1971)

Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze, USA, 1999)

The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1963)

Blue Collar (Paul Schrader, USA, 1978)

A Bout de Souffle (Breathless) (Jean-Luc Godard, France, 1960)

Bedazzled (Stanley Donen, UK, 1967)

Breaking Away (Peter Yates, USA, 1979)

Bullets Over Broadway (Woody Allen, USA, 1994)

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Robert Wien, Germany, 1920)

Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, USA, 1942)

Chocolat (Claire Denis, France, 1988)

Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, USA, 1941)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Steven Spielberg, USA, 1977)

The Company of Wolves (Neil Jordan, UK, 1984)

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (Peter Greenaway, UK, 1989)

Crumb (Terry Zwigoff , USA, 1994)

Cyrano de Bergerac (Jean-Paul Rappeneau, France, 1990)

The Day of the Jackal (Fred Zinnemann, UK, France, 1973)

Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick, USA, 1978)

The Deep Blue Sea (Terence Davies, UK, 2011)

Death in Venice (Luchino Visconti, Italy, France, USA, 1971)

Desperately Seeking Susan (Susan Seidelman, USA, 1985)

Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet, USA, 1975)

Donnie Brasco (Mike Newell, USA, 1997)

The Dresser (Peter Yates, UK, 1983)

Drugstore Cowboy (Gus Van Sant, USA, 1989) 

Duel (Steven Spielberg, USA, 1971)

Far From Heaven (Todd Haynes, USA, 2002)

Fargo (Joel & Ethen Coen, USA, 1996)

The Firm (Alan Clarke, UK, 1989)

Flirting with Disaster (David O. Russell , USA, 1996)

Floating Weeds (Yasujirô Ozu, Japan, 1959)

Freaks (Todd Browning, USA, 1932)

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (Peter Yates, USA, 1973)

Gattaca (Andrew Niccol, USA, 1997)

Ghost World (Terry Zwigoff, USA, 2001)

Gilda (Charles Vidor, USA, 1946)

The Go-Between (Joseph Losely, UK, 1971)

Godzilla (Ishirô Honda, Japan, 1954)

The Gold Rush (Charlie Chaplin, USA, 1925)

Good Bye Lenin! (Wolfgang Becker, Germany, 2003)

La Grande Illusion (Jean Renoir, France, 1937)

Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog, USA, 2005)

Grosse Pointe Blank (George Armitage, USA, 1997)

High Noon (Fred Zinnemann, USA, 1952)

The Hired Hand (Peter Fonda, USA, 1971)

His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks, USA, 1940)

House of Games (David Mamet, USA, 1987)

Hud (Martin Ritt, USA, 1963)

Ida (Paweł Pawlikowski, Poland, 2013)

If... (Lindsay Anderson, UK, 1968)

Imitation of Life (Douglas Sirk, USA, 1959)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, USA, 1956)

Jean de Florette (Claude Berri, France, 1986)

The Killers (Robert Siodmak, USA, 1946)

Knife in the Water (Roman Polanski, Poland, 1962) 

The Ladykillers  (Alexander Mackendrick, UK, 1955)

The Landlord (Hal Ashby, USA, 1970)

The Lavender Hill Mob (Charles Crichton, UK, 1951)

Lonely are the Brave (David Miller, USA, 1962)

The Long Day Closes (Terence Davies, UK, 1992)

Mahanagar (The Big City) (Satyajit Ray, India, 1962)

Mamma Roma (Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, 1962)

The Man With The Golden Arm (Otto Preminger, USA, 1956)

Manhattan (Woody Allen, USA, 1980)

The Masque of the Red Death (Roger Corman, UK, 1964)

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (Paul Schrader,  USA, 1985)

Moneyball (Bennett Miller, USA, 2011)

Mr Arkadin (Orson Welles, France, Spain, Switzerland, 1955)

Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, USA, 2001)

Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero, USA, 1968)

The Odd Couple (Howard W. Koch, USA, 1968)

Orphée (Jean Cocteau, France, 1950) 

Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur, USA, 1947)

Park Row (Sam Fuller, USA, 1952)

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (Sam Peckinpah, USA, 1973)

Performance (Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg, UK, 1970)

Pretty Baby (Louis Malle, USA, 1978)

Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1960) 

The Purple Rose of Cairo (Woody Allen, USA, 1985)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (Steven Spielberg, USA, 1981) 

Raising Arizona (Joel & Ethan Coen, USA, 1987)

Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1954)

Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1940)

Rebel Without a Cause (Nicholas Ray, USA, 1955)

The Remains of the Day (James Ivory, UK, 1993)

Rififi (Jules Dassin, France, 1955)

Roman Holiday (William Wyler, USA, 1953)

'Round Midnight (Bertrand Tavernier, France, USA, 1986)

Le Samouraï (Jean-Pierre Melville, France, 1967)

Saturday Night Fever (John Badham, USA, 1975)

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Karel Reisz, UK, 1960)

Scarecrow (Jerry Schatzberg, USA, 1973)

Scarlet Street (Fritz Lang, USA, 1945)

Secrets and Lies (Mike Leigh, UK, 1996) 

Sex, Lies and Videotape (Steven Soderbergh, USA, 1989)

Shame (Steve McQueen, UK, 2011)

Shampoo (Hal Ashby, USA, 1975)

The Small Back Room (Michael Powell and Emiric Pressburger, UK, 1949)

Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder, USA, 1959)

Le Souffle au Coeur (Murmur of the Heart) (Louis Malle, France, 1971)

Southern Comfort (Walter Hill, USA, 1981)

Spellbound (Jeffrey Blitz, USA, 2002)

Stagecoach (John Ford, USA, 1939)

Stardust Memories (Woody Allen, USA, 1981)

Steam of Life (Joonas Berghäll and Mika Hotakainen, Finland, 2010)

Stranger than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch, USA, 1984)

Stroszek (Werner Herzog, West Germany, 1977)

Sunrise (F. W. Murnau, USA, 1927) 

Suspiria (Dario Argento, Italy, 1977)

Targets (Peter Bogdanovich, USA, 1968)

The Tales of Hoffmann (Powell & Pressburger, UK, 1951)

The Third Man (Carol Reed, UK, 1949)

Thirty Two Short Films about Glenn Gould (François Girard, Canada, Netherlands, Portugal, Finland, 1994)

This Sporting Life (Lindsay Anderson, UK, 1963)

Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa, Japan, 1957)

Titicut Follies (Frederick Wiseman, USA, 1967)

To Die For (Gus Van Sant, USA, 1995)

The Truman Show (Peter Weir, USA, 1998)

The Unforgiven (Clint Eastwood, USA, 1992)

Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, USA, 1958)

The Warriors (Walter Hill, USA, 1979)

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (Robert Aldrich, USA, 1962)

When the Wind Blows (Jimmy Murakami, UK, 1986)

Who's That Knocking At My Door? (Martin Scorsese, USA, 1967)

Wild Strawberries (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1957)

Winchester '73 (Anthony Mann, USA, 1950)

Wish You Were Here (David Leland, UK, 1987)

The Worthless (Mika Kaurismäki, Finland, 1982)

Young Adam (David Mackenzie, UK, 2003)