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. 334 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
  2. 149 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 39 top lists Check
  3. 244 -

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 37 top lists Check
  4. 35 -

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 36 top lists Check
  5. 226 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 35 top lists Check
  6. 614 -

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 34 top lists Check
  7. 54 -

    City Lights

    1931, in 34 top lists Check
  8. 266 +1

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 32 top lists Check
  9. 121 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 31 top lists Check
  10. 190 -

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  11. 932 -

    Fa yeung nin wah

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 30 top lists Check
  12. 347 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 29 top lists Check
  13. 469 -

    The Graduate

    1967, in 29 top lists Check
  14. 81 -

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 29 top lists Check
  15. 360 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 28 top lists Check
  16. 207 -

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 27 top lists Check
  17. 937 -

    Wo hu cang long

    2000 — a.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, in 27 top lists Check
  18. 185 -

    La belle et la bête

    1946 — a.k.a. Beauty and the Beast, in 26 top lists Check
  19. 864 -1

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 25 top lists Check
  20. 915 -

    Titanic

    1997, in 25 top lists Check
  21. 539 -

    Cabaret

    1972, in 24 top lists Check
  22. 187 -

    Notorious

    1946, in 24 top lists Check
  23. 123 -

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  24. 318 -

    Smultronstället

    1957 — a.k.a. Wild Strawberries, in 24 top lists Check
  25. 113 -

    Bringing Up Baby

    1938, in 23 top lists Check
  26. 181 -

    A Matter of Life and Death

    1946, in 23 top lists Check
  27. 173 -

    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 22 top lists Check
  28. 850 -

    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 22 top lists Check
  29. 521 -

    Harold and Maude

    1971, in 22 top lists Check
  30. 566 -

    Mean Streets

    1973, in 22 top lists Check
  31. 139 -

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 22 top lists Check
  32. 4 -

    The Birth of a Nation

    1915, in 21 top lists Check
  33. 953 -

    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 21 top lists Check
  34. 176 -

    Les enfants du paradis

    1945 — a.k.a. Children of Paradise, in 21 top lists Check
  35. 760 -

    Der Himmel über Berlin

    1987 — a.k.a. Wings of Desire, in 21 top lists Check
  36. 133 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 21 top lists Check
  37. 377 -

    Jules et Jim

    1962 — a.k.a. Jules and Jim, in 21 top lists Check
  38. 83 -

    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 top lists Check
  39. 42 -

    The Crowd

    1928, in 20 top lists Check
  40. 146 -

    The Lady Eve

    1941, in 20 top lists Check
  41. 651 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 20 top lists Check
  42. 126 -

    Ninotchka

    1939, in 20 top lists Check
  43. 878 -

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 20 top lists Check
  44. 861 -1

    Chung Hing sam lam

    1994 — a.k.a. Chungking Express, in 19 top lists Check
  45. 631 -

    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 19 top lists Check
  46. 904 -

    The English Patient

    1996, in 19 top lists Check
  47. 827 -

    Guling jie shaonian sharen shijian

    1991 — a.k.a. A Brighter Summer Day, in 19 top lists Check
  48. 378 -

    La jetée

    1962 — a.k.a. La Jetée, in 19 top lists Check
  49. 564 -

    La nuit américaine

    1973 — a.k.a. Day for Night, in 19 top lists Check
  50. 553 -

    Ultimo tango a Parigi

    1972 — a.k.a. Last Tango in Paris, in 19 top lists Check
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