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Best Films - A Selection of Lists

British Film Institute Lists by Topic

Books about Great Films

The UBC Library has dozens of books about great films. Here are some sample titles:

The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen [electronic resource]

Outer limits the filmgoers' guide to the great science-fiction films  / Howard Hughes [electronic resource]

Crime wave [electronic resource] : the filmgoers' guide to the great crime movies / Howard Hughes.

100 cult films / Ernest Mathijs & Xavier Mendik.

Great war films / Lawrence J. Quirk.

Flights of fancy : the great fantasy films / by Kenneth Von Gunden.

Movie greats : a critical study of classic cinema / Philip Gillett.

Canada's best features : critical essays on 15 Canadian films / edited by Eugene P. Walz.

Children's movies : a critic's guide to the best films available on video and DVD / Peter M. Nichols.

Search the Library Catalogue

To find these books and more, at the Library's homepage click on the Books & Media tab above the search box and search by keywords and subject headings. Try the following keyword searches:

  • great films
  • great movies
  • films history and criticism
  • motion pictures history and criticism

You can also search for books by film genre (e.g.adventure, comedy,  drama, cult, horror, etc.), director, country, major actors, etc.