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. 871 -4

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  2. 550 -5

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  3. 959 +2

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  4. 140 +1

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  5. 518 +2

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  6. 610 +2

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  7. 642 -1

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  8. 925 +5

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  9. 149 +7

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  10. 836 -3

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  11. 816 -1

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  12. 583 -4

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  13. 853 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  14. 877 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  15. 272 -1

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 35 top lists Check
  16. 599 -3

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  17. 593 +10

    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
  18. 890 -7

    Se7en

    1995 — a.k.a. Seven, in 26 top lists Check
  19. 308 +1

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  20. 955 +1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  21. 226 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
  22. 842 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  23. 581 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  24. 897 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 24 top lists Check
  25. 184 +3

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  26. 379 +3

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 37 top lists Check
  27. 863 +12

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  28. 614 +1

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 33 top lists Check
  29. 957 +2

    There Will Be Blood

    2007, in 19 top lists Check
  30. 32 -

    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
  31. 59 +2

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
  32. 663 +4

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 31 top lists Check
  33. 947 +2

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 32 top lists Check
  34. 201 -1

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 34 top lists Check
  35. 921 -5

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  36. 224 -1

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  37. 390 +1

    1963, in 32 top lists Check
  38. 941 +4

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  39. 739 +1

    Blue Velvet

    1986, in 25 top lists Check
  40. 121 +5

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  41. 165 +6

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 35 top lists Check
  42. 339 -5

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  43. 292 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 31 top lists Check
  44. 449 +2

    Persona

    1966, in 25 top lists Check
  45. 762 +3

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
  46. 360 -11

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  47. 469 -9

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  48. 876 -14

    The Lion King

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  49. 892 +2

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
  50. 485 -6

    Rosemary's Baby

    1968, in 20 top lists Check