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. 379 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  3. 149 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 39 top lists Check
  4. 140 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 39 top lists Check
  5. 871 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 38 top lists Check
  6. 642 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 37 top lists Check
  7. 518 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 37 top lists Check
  8. 165 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 37 top lists Check
  9. 201 -

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 36 top lists Check
  10. 32 -

    Metropolis

    1927, in 36 top lists Check
  11. 271 +1

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 36 top lists Check
  12. 836 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 36 top lists Check
  13. 35 -

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 36 top lists Check
  14. 390 -

    1963, in 35 top lists Check
  15. 59 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
  16. 599 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 35 top lists Check
  17. 854 -1

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 35 top lists Check
  18. 226 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 35 top lists Check
  19. 614 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 34 top lists Check
  20. 54 -

    City Lights

    1931, in 34 top lists Check
  21. 292 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 34 top lists Check
  22. 947 -

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 34 top lists Check
  23. 663 -

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 34 top lists Check
  24. 224 -

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 34 top lists Check
  25. 610 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 34 top lists Check
  26. 955 -

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 33 top lists Check
  27. 184 -

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 33 top lists Check
  28. 320 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 32 top lists Check
  29. 583 -

    The Godfather Part II

    1974, in 32 top lists Check
  30. 266 +1

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 32 top lists Check
  31. 581 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 31 top lists Check
  32. 121 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 31 top lists Check
  33. 816 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 31 top lists Check
  34. 308 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 30 top lists Check
  35. 190 -

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  36. 932 -

    Fa yeung nin wah

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 30 top lists Check
  37. 104 -

    La grande illusion

    1937 — a.k.a. The Grand Illusion, in 30 top lists Check
  38. 98 -

    Modern Times

    1936, in 30 top lists Check
  39. 439 -

    Andrey Rublyov

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  40. 446 -

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 29 top lists Check
  41. 347 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 29 top lists Check
  42. 28 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  43. 469 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 29 top lists Check
  44. 593 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 29 top lists Check
  45. 250 -

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 29 top lists Check
  46. 890 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 29 top lists Check
  47. 360 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 28 top lists Check
  48. 456 -

    Bonnie and Clyde

    1967, in 28 top lists Check
  49. 921 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 28 top lists Check
  50. 548 -

    Solyaris

    1972 — a.k.a. Solaris, in 28 top lists Check