1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

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The 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list is actually a film reference book compiled by various critics worldwide and edited by Steven Jay Schneider. The list spans movies from as early as 1902 up to recent releases.

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  1. 939 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 31 top lists Check
  2. 949 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 29 top lists Check
  3. 943 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 26 top lists Check
  4. 963 -

    Inception

    2010, in 21 top lists Check
  5. 624 -

    Star Wars

    1977, in 40 top lists Check
  6. 664 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 25 top lists Check
  7. 703 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 18 top lists Check
  8. 721 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 25 top lists Check
  9. 738 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 24 top lists Check
  10. 675 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981 — a.k.a. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, in 29 top lists Check
  11. 851 -

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 23 top lists Check
  12. 893 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 25 top lists Check
  13. 596 -

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  14. 938 -

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 39 top lists Check
  15. 876 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 25 top lists Check
  16. 271 +1

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 36 top lists Check
  17. 379 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  18. 340 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 30 top lists Check
  19. 587 -

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 24 top lists Check
  20. 966 -

    Toy Story 3

    2010, in 16 top lists Check
  21. 593 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 29 top lists Check
  22. 129 -

    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 37 top lists Check
  23. 770 -

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 19 top lists Check
  24. 931 -

    Toy Story 2

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
  25. 961 -

    Avatar

    2009, in 13 top lists Check
  26. 320 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 32 top lists Check
  27. 345 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 35 top lists Check
  28. 796 -

    Batman

    1989, in 9 top lists Check
  29. 672 -

    Das Boot

    1981 — a.k.a. The Boat, in 15 top lists Check
  30. 337 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 22 top lists Check
  31. 359 -

    Spartacus

    1960, in 19 top lists Check
  32. 813 -

    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 17 top lists Check
  33. 403 -

    The Great Escape

    1963, in 14 top lists Check
  34. 753 -

    Stand by Me

    1986, in 11 top lists Check
  35. 75 -

    King Kong

    1933, in 26 top lists Check
  36. 28 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  37. 975 +1

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 23 top lists Check
  38. 303 -

    The Searchers

    1956, in 26 top lists Check
  39. 209 -

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    1948, in 25 top lists Check
  40. 974 +1

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 16 top lists Check
  41. 414 -

    Goldfinger

    1964, in 15 top lists Check
  42. 250 -

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 29 top lists Check
  43. 899 -

    Independence Day

    1996, in 8 top lists Check
  44. 31 -

    The General

    1926, in 33 top lists Check
  45. 650 -

    Mad Max

    1979, in 13 top lists Check
  46. 822 -

    Total Recall

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  47. 538 -

    Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

    1972 — a.k.a. Aguirre, the Wrath of God, in 18 top lists Check
  48. 484 -

    Planet of the Apes

    1968, in 16 top lists Check
  49. 470 -

    The Jungle Book

    1967, in 11 top lists Check
  50. 118 -

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 17 top lists Check
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