I took the liberty of creating a spreadsheet of all the films to ever appear in a Filmspotting Top 100, and included their yearly placement for the 6 years we have conducted a Top 100. Here are some interesting factoids from that research:There have been 178 films represented in a Top 100 at one time or another. Letterboxd list.I have seen 167 of those films. Here is a list of films I have NOT seen:The Science of SleepStalkerDuck SoupRanLe SamouraiHappy TogetherThe Lives of OthersIkiruFitzcarraldoF*cking AmalA Woman Under the InfluenceOf those 178 films, only 39 films were represented every time. Here are those films, listed in order of their average placement on the lists:The Godfather (1.83)Casablanca (1.83)Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (4.83)Citizen Kane (6.33)Seven Samurai (9.00)Rear Window (9.33)2001: A Space Odyssey (10.17)Dr. Strangelove (12.00)Singin' in the Rain (13.00)Raider of the Lost Ark (13.17)Pulp Fiction (13.33)Once Upon a Time in the West (14.00)Vertigo (14.83)The Big Lebowski (18.50)The Godfather, Part II (20.50)It's a Wonderful Life (21.00)The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (23.00)12 Angry Men (23.17)There Will Be Blood (24.00)Annie Hall (24.17)Taxi Driver (24.83)Sunset Blvd. (28.00)The Third Man (32.17)Jaws (32.83)Apocalypse Now (33.00)Days of Heaven (40.00)A Clockwork Orange (41.17)The Empire Strikes Back (41.67)Lost in Translation (42.67)Goodfellas (42.83)Spirited Away (46.00)Three Colors: Blue (50.00)No Country for Old Men (50.50)Die Hard (50.50)Fight Club (52.00)The Passion of Joan of Arc (57.50)M (66.17)The Night of the Hunter (69.00)Chinatown (69.83)Here is a list of the 25 films which appeared in 5 out of the 6 lists, listed again in order of their average placement on the lists with the year they were excluded listed:Fargo (14.80) - 20088 1/2 (25.80) - 2014Alien (27.40) - 2008Psycho (34.00) - 2014Mulholland Dr. (41.80) - 2008Double Indemnity (42.20) - 2008The Apartment (42.60) - 2008Chungking Express (44.20) - 2012The 400 Blows (44.60) - 2014Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (44.60) - 2012Blade Runner (46.00) - 2008Amelie (46.20) - 2009North By Northwest (48.60) - 2014Children of Men (49.60) - 2008Magnolia (50.40) - 2014Princess Mononoke (51.00) - 2014City of God (51.20) - 2014In the Mood for Love (52.00) - 2008The Shawshank Redemption (58.60) - 2012Memento (61.20) - 2009Before Sunrise (63.60) - 2014Rashomon (65.60) - 2010Back to the Future (66.80) - 2008The Princess Bride (70.40) - 2008The Wizard of Oz (84.00) - 2008The Highest Ranked film to be Unranked the following year: Psycho - 27 in 2012, NR in 2014The Highest Ranked film to be Unranked the previous year: City Lights - NR in 2012, 14 in 2014
You likely had just remembered that it didn't win, and that terrible injustice, through the years, warped your memory into thinking it wasn't even nominated.