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. 550 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 42 top lists Check
  2. 871 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 38 top lists Check
  3. 518 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 37 top lists Check
  4. 165 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 37 top lists Check
  5. 836 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 36 top lists Check
  6. 59 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
  7. 345 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 35 top lists Check
  8. 292 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 34 top lists Check
  9. 224 -

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 34 top lists Check
  10. 610 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 34 top lists Check
  11. 583 -

    The Godfather Part II

    1974, in 32 top lists Check
  12. 266 +1

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 32 top lists Check
  13. 816 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 31 top lists Check
  14. 340 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 30 top lists Check
  15. 333 -

    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 30 top lists Check
  16. 347 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 29 top lists Check
  17. 456 -

    Bonnie and Clyde

    1967, in 28 top lists Check
  18. 739 -

    Blue Velvet

    1986, in 27 top lists Check
  19. 959 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 27 top lists Check
  20. 911 -

    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 27 top lists Check
  21. 897 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 26 top lists Check
  22. 147 -

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 26 top lists Check
  23. 339 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  24. 842 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  25. 801 -

    Do the Right Thing

    1989, in 25 top lists Check
  26. 222 -

    Los olvidados

    1950 — a.k.a. The Young and the Damned, in 25 top lists Check
  27. 877 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  28. 892 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  29. 557 -

    Badlands

    1973, in 23 top lists Check
  30. 590 -

    Dog Day Afternoon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  31. 529 -

    The French Connection

    1971, in 23 top lists Check
  32. 887 -

    Heat

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  33. 191 -

    The Big Sleep

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  34. 489 -

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 22 top lists Check
  35. 941 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 22 top lists Check
  36. 566 -

    Mean Streets

    1973, in 22 top lists Check
  37. 373 -

    West Side Story

    1961, in 22 top lists Check
  38. 168 -

    Laura

    1944, in 21 top lists Check
  39. 212 -

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 20 top lists Check
  40. 281 -

    Kiss Me Deadly

    1955, in 20 top lists Check
  41. 355 -

    Peeping Tom

    1960, in 20 top lists Check
  42. 342 -

    Pickpocket

    1959, in 20 top lists Check
  43. 462 -

    Le samouraï

    1967 — a.k.a. Le Samouraï, in 20 top lists Check
  44. 827 -

    Guling jie shaonian sharen shijian

    1991 — a.k.a. A Brighter Summer Day, in 19 top lists Check
  45. 713 -

    Once Upon a Time in America

    1984, in 19 top lists Check
  46. 357 -

    Rocco e i suoi fratelli

    1960 — a.k.a. Rocco and His Brothers, in 19 top lists Check
  47. 702 -

    Scarface

    1983, in 19 top lists Check
  48. 258 -

    The Big Heat

    1953, in 18 top lists Check
  49. 46 -

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 18 top lists Check
  50. 387 -

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    1962, in 18 top lists Check
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