Roger Ebert’s List of the Best Films of the Decade

All of these films are on this list for the same reason: The direct emotional impact they made on me.

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In choosing the list, I decided to bypass films that may have qualified for their historical, artistic, popular or “objective” importance. No lists have deep significance, but even less lists composed to satisfy an imaginary jury of fellow critics. My jury resides within. I know how I feel.