The Last Picture Show: The Ten Finest Final Films

By July 5, 2015Top 10 Lists

Filmmakers stop making films for all kinds of reasons: they die; they lose funding; or they may just lose interest in the stultifyingly slow business of showbusiness.  But whatever the reason that actors, writers or directors stop making movies, the fact that they have stopped making films often gives their final movies an added poignancy. In effect, they become their cinematic epitaphs.

Here are the ten finest “final films."