PUBLISHED : Thursday, 03 October, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 03 October, 2002, 12:00am

The merits showered on Oscar-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon seem never-ending. The martial arts fantasy has topped Premiere magazine's list of the best non-English language films made between 1987 and 2002. The list, carried in the magazine's special issue to commemorate its 15th year, includes:

1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Chinese)

2. Life Is Beautiful (Italian)

3. Amelie (French)

4. Amores Perros (Mexican)

5. Run Lola Run (German)