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. 71 -1

    42nd Street

    1933, in 12 top lists Check
  2. 907 -

    Abre los ojos

    1997 — a.k.a. Open Your Eyes, in 2 top lists Check
  3. 211 -

    Adam's Rib

    1949, in 8 top lists Check
  4. 118 -5

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 17 top lists Check
  5. 309 +3

    An Affair to Remember

    1957, in 9 top lists Check
  6. 236 -6

    The African Queen

    1951, in 11 top lists Check
  7. 981 +6

    Ah-ga-ssi

    2016 — a.k.a. The Handmaiden, in 11 top lists Check
  8. 604 -

    Ai no korîda

    1976 — a.k.a. In the Realm of the Senses, in 16 top lists Check
  9. 276 -

    All That Heaven Allows

    1955, in 11 top lists Check
  10. 232 -1

    An American in Paris

    1951, in 18 top lists Check
  11. 577 -1

    Angst essen Seele auf

    1974 — a.k.a. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, in 12 top lists Check
  12. 614 +1

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 33 top lists Check
  13. 360 -11

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  14. 812 -

    Archangel

    1990, in 5 top lists Check
  15. 967 +2

    The Artist

    2011, in 8 top lists Check
  16. 659 -

    Atlantic City, USA

    1980 — a.k.a. Atlantic City, in 13 top lists Check
  17. 109 -5

    The Awful Truth

    1937, in 13 top lists Check
  18. 848 -

    Ba wang bie ji

    1993 — a.k.a. Farewell My Concubine, in 17 top lists Check
  19. 245 -2

    The Bad and the Beautiful

    1952, in 8 top lists Check
  20. 257 -7

    The Band Wagon

    1953, in 14 top lists Check
  21. 185 -

    La belle et la bête

    1946 — a.k.a. Beauty and the Beast, in 24 top lists Check
  22. 190 -8

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 28 top lists Check
  23. 26 +3

    The Big Parade

    1925, in 12 top lists Check
  24. 973 +4

    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    2014, in 7 top lists Check
  25. 4 -1

    The Birth of a Nation

    1915, in 21 top lists Check
  26. 68 +4

    The Bitter Tea of General Yen

    1932, in 3 top lists Check
  27. 347 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
  28. 362 +2

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    1961, in 10 top lists Check
  29. 896 +9

    Breaking the Waves

    1996, in 13 top lists Check
  30. 173 +7

    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 21 top lists Check
  31. 113 +4

    Bringing Up Baby

    1938, in 22 top lists Check
  32. 759 +7

    Broadcast News

    1987, in 9 top lists Check
  33. 953 +2

    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 22 top lists Check
  34. 6 -

    Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

    1919 — a.k.a. Broken Blossoms, in 13 top lists Check
  35. 779 -1

    Bull Durham

    1988, in 8 top lists Check
  36. 539 +2

    Cabaret

    1972, in 23 top lists Check
  37. 95 +5

    Camille

    1936, in 6 top lists Check
  38. 264 +9

    Carmen Jones

    1954, in 7 top lists Check
  39. 243 +4

    Le carrosse d'or

    1952 — a.k.a. The Golden Coach, in 6 top lists Check
  40. 149 +7

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  41. 741 +2

    Children of a Lesser God

    1986, in 2 top lists Check
  42. 860 +18

    Chung Hing sam lam

    1994 — a.k.a. Chungking Express, in 21 top lists Check
  43. 54 +3

    City Lights

    1931, in 33 top lists Check
  44. 883 +6

    Clueless

    1995, in 7 top lists Check
  45. 42 -3

    The Crowd

    1928, in 18 top lists Check
  46. 845 +2

    The Crying Game

    1992, in 10 top lists Check
  47. 780 +12

    Dangerous Liaisons

    1988, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 631 -1

    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 17 top lists Check
  49. 500 +5

    Deep End

    1970, in 6 top lists Check
  50. 660 +2

    Le dernier métro

    1980 — a.k.a. The Last Metro, in 8 top lists Check
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