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. 244 -2

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 36 top lists Check
  2. 345 -8

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 34 top lists Check
  3. 614 +1

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 33 top lists Check
  4. 54 +3

    City Lights

    1931, in 33 top lists Check
  5. 412 +6

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  6. 31 -

    The General

    1926, in 33 top lists Check
  7. 98 -3

    Modern Times

    1936, in 30 top lists Check
  8. 28 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  9. 81 +2

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 28 top lists Check
  10. 360 -11

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  11. 469 -9

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  12. 893 -1

    Toy Story

    1995, in 25 top lists Check
  13. 721 -1

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 24 top lists Check
  14. 801 +5

    Do the Right Thing

    1989, in 24 top lists Check
  15. 72 +2

    Duck Soup

    1933, in 23 top lists Check
  16. 123 +8

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 23 top lists Check
  17. 21 -1

    Sherlock Jr.

    1924, in 23 top lists Check
  18. 145 +2

    Sullivan's Travels

    1941, in 23 top lists Check
  19. 156 -4

    To Be or Not to Be

    1942, in 23 top lists Check
  20. 113 +4

    Bringing Up Baby

    1938, in 22 top lists Check
  21. 251 -

    Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot

    1953 — a.k.a. Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 860 +18

    Chung Hing sam lam

    1994 — a.k.a. Chungking Express, in 21 top lists Check
  23. 596 -3

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  24. 509 +2

    M*A*S*H

    1970, in 21 top lists Check
  25. 770 -7

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 21 top lists Check
  26. 544 -

    Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

    1972 — a.k.a. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, in 20 top lists Check
  27. 349 +3

    La dolce vita

    1960 — a.k.a. La Dolce Vita, in 20 top lists Check
  28. 850 +5

    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 20 top lists Check
  29. 133 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 20 top lists Check
  30. 139 -3

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 20 top lists Check
  31. 375 +12

    El ángel exterminador

    1962 — a.k.a. The Exterminating Angel, in 19 top lists Check
  32. 212 +4

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 19 top lists Check
  33. 146 -3

    The Lady Eve

    1941, in 19 top lists Check
  34. 649 -2

    Life of Brian

    1979 — a.k.a. Monty Python's Life of Brian, in 19 top lists Check
  35. 719 -4

    This Is Spinal Tap

    1984, in 19 top lists Check
  36. 692 -7

    Tootsie

    1982, in 19 top lists Check
  37. 409 +11

    A Hard Day's Night

    1964, in 18 top lists Check
  38. 521 +7

    Harold and Maude

    1971, in 18 top lists Check
  39. 651 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 18 top lists Check
  40. 126 +3

    Ninotchka

    1939, in 18 top lists Check
  41. 465 -7

    Playtime

    1967, in 18 top lists Check
  42. 564 +2

    La nuit américaine

    1973 — a.k.a. Day for Night, in 17 top lists Check
  43. 451 -4

    Sedmikrásky

    1966 — a.k.a. Daisies, in 17 top lists Check
  44. 555 +20

    Amarcord

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
  45. 556 -1

    American Graffiti

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
  46. 975 +3

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 16 top lists Check
  47. 982 +1

    La La Land

    2016, in 16 top lists Check
  48. 328 +3

    Mon oncle

    1958 — a.k.a. Mon Oncle, in 16 top lists Check
  49. 87 +3

    A Night at the Opera

    1935, in 16 top lists Check
  50. 573 -17

    The Sting

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
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