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. 991 +6

    Black Panther

    2018, in 6 top lists Check
  2. 989 +6

    Phantom Thread

    2017, in 7 top lists Check
  3. 984 -

    Toni Erdmann

    2016, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 983 +3

    Moonlight

    2016, in 11 top lists Check
  5. 982 +1

    La La Land

    2016, in 16 top lists Check
  6. 981 +6

    Ah-ga-ssi

    2016 — a.k.a. The Handmaiden, in 11 top lists Check
  7. 979 +2

    Tangerine

    2015, in 4 top lists Check
  8. 977 +3

    Saul fia

    2015 — a.k.a. Son of Saul, in 8 top lists Check
  9. 975 +3

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 16 top lists Check
  10. 974 +2

    Boyhood

    2014, in 14 top lists Check
  11. 973 +4

    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    2014, in 7 top lists Check
  12. 972 +3

    La vie d'Adèle

    2013 — a.k.a. Blue Is the Warmest Color, in 11 top lists Check
  13. 971 +2

    La grande bellezza

    2013 — a.k.a. The Great Beauty, in 9 top lists Check
  14. 969 +3

    12 Years a Slave

    2013, in 19 top lists Check
  15. 967 +2

    The Artist

    2011, in 8 top lists Check
  16. 965 +3

    The Social Network

    2010, in 13 top lists Check
  17. 964 +3

    Nostalgia de la luz

    2010 — a.k.a. Nostalgia for the Light, in 7 top lists Check
  18. 960 -

    The Hurt Locker

    2008, in 14 top lists Check
  19. 959 +2

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  20. 958 +4

    Låt den rätte komma in

    2008 — a.k.a. Let the Right One In, in 13 top lists Check
  21. 957 +2

    There Will Be Blood

    2007, in 19 top lists Check
  22. 955 +1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  23. 954 +3

    Das Leben der Anderen

    2006 — a.k.a. The Lives of Others, in 19 top lists Check
  24. 953 +2

    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 22 top lists Check
  25. 952 +1

    Moolaadé

    2004, in 6 top lists Check
  26. 951 +1

    Gegen die Wand

    2004 — a.k.a. Head-On, in 11 top lists Check
  27. 950 +4

    Der Untergang

    2004 — a.k.a. Downfall, in 15 top lists Check
  28. 948 +3

    Osama

    2003, in 3 top lists Check
  29. 947 +2

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 32 top lists Check
  30. 946 +4

    Good Bye Lenin!

    2003, in 7 top lists Check
  31. 945 +3

    Elephant

    2003, in 10 top lists Check
  32. 942 +1

    Russkiy kovcheg

    2002 — a.k.a. Russian Ark, in 9 top lists Check
  33. 941 +4

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  34. 937 +1

    Wo hu cang long

    2000 — a.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, in 27 top lists Check
  35. 936 -

    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 20 top lists Check
  36. 933 +2

    Gladiator

    2000, in 25 top lists Check
  37. 932 +2

    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 29 top lists Check
  38. 930 -7

    Todo sobre mi madre

    1999 — a.k.a. All About My Mother, in 17 top lists Check
  39. 929 -

    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 19 top lists Check
  40. 926 -1

    Ôdishon

    1999 — a.k.a. Audition, in 11 top lists Check
  41. 925 +5

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  42. 923 +8

    Beau travail

    1999, in 15 top lists Check
  43. 922 -

    The Thin Red Line

    1998, in 13 top lists Check
  44. 921 -5

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  45. 920 -2

    Rushmore

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  46. 917 +4

    Happiness

    1998, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 916 +3

    Festen

    1998 — a.k.a. The Celebration, in 16 top lists Check
  48. 915 -1

    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
  49. 914 -1

    The Sweet Hereafter

    1997, in 8 top lists Check
  50. 913 -5

    The Ice Storm

    1997, in 5 top lists Check