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. 231 -

    Ace in the Hole

    1951, in 21 top lists Check
  2. 112 -

    Angels with Dirty Faces

    1938, in 9 top lists Check
  3. 227 -

    The Asphalt Jungle

    1950, in 15 top lists Check
  4. 258 -

    The Big Heat

    1953, in 18 top lists Check
  5. 191 -

    The Big Sleep

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  6. 174 -

    Detour

    1945, in 16 top lists Check
  7. 43 -

    The Docks of New York

    1928, in 9 top lists Check
  8. 165 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 37 top lists Check
  9. 200 -

    Force of Evil

    1948, in 13 top lists Check
  10. 166 -

    Gaslight

    1944, in 11 top lists Check
  11. 182 -

    Gilda

    1946, in 13 top lists Check
  12. 220 -

    Gun Crazy

    1950, in 17 top lists Check
  13. 64 -

    I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

    1932, in 14 top lists Check
  14. 221 -

    In a Lonely Place

    1950, in 19 top lists Check
  15. 192 -

    The Killers

    1946, in 15 top lists Check
  16. 281 -

    Kiss Me Deadly

    1955, in 20 top lists Check
  17. 199 -

    The Lady from Shanghai

    1947, in 9 top lists Check
  18. 168 -

    Laura

    1944, in 21 top lists Check
  19. 58 -

    Little Caesar

    1931, in 10 top lists Check
  20. 147 -

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 26 top lists Check
  21. 177 -

    Mildred Pierce

    1945, in 17 top lists Check
  22. 170 -

    Murder, My Sweet

    1944, in 5 top lists Check
  23. 292 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 34 top lists Check
  24. 187 -

    Notorious

    1946, in 24 top lists Check
  25. 196 -

    Odd Man Out

    1947, in 15 top lists Check
  26. 127 -

    Only Angels Have Wings

    1939, in 10 top lists Check
  27. 197 -

    Out of the Past

    1947, in 16 top lists Check
  28. 293 -

    The Phenix City Story

    1955, in 6 top lists Check
  29. 253 -

    Pickup on South Street

    1953, in 14 top lists Check
  30. 193 -

    The Postman Always Rings Twice

    1946, in 9 top lists Check
  31. 135 -

    Rebecca

    1940, in 23 top lists Check
  32. 215 -

    The Reckless Moment

    1949, in 8 top lists Check
  33. 198 -

    Secret Beyond the Door...

    1947, in 2 top lists Check
  34. 272 +1

    Silver Lode

    1954, in 3 top lists Check
  35. 235 -

    Strangers on a Train

    1951, in 17 top lists Check
  36. 226 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 35 top lists Check
  37. 319 -

    Sweet Smell of Success

    1957, in 20 top lists Check
  38. 216 -

    The Third Man

    1949, in 37 top lists Check
  39. 333 -

    Touch of Evil

    1958, in 30 top lists Check
  40. 218 -

    White Heat

    1949, in 15 top lists Check
  41. 305 -

    The Wrong Man

    1956, in 8 top lists Check
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