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. 149 +7

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  2. 863 +12

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  3. 121 +5

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  4. 334 -5

    Vertigo

    1958, in 40 top lists Check
  5. 244 -2

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 36 top lists Check
  6. 469 -9

    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
  7. 226 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
  8. 915 -1

    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
  9. 362 +2

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    1961, in 10 top lists Check
  10. 814 +7

    Edward Scissorhands

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
  11. 850 +5

    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 20 top lists Check
  12. 614 +1

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 33 top lists Check
  13. 973 +4

    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    2014, in 7 top lists Check
  14. 632 +5

    Grease

    1978, in 12 top lists Check
  15. 360 -11

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  16. 953 +2

    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 22 top lists Check
  17. 347 -

    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
  18. 381 -2

    Lolita

    1962, in 11 top lists Check
  19. 187 +6

    Notorious

    1946, in 23 top lists Check
  20. 267 -3

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  21. 207 +1

    The Red Shoes

    1948, in 25 top lists Check
  22. 35 -2

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 34 top lists Check
  23. 54 +3

    City Lights

    1931, in 33 top lists Check
  24. 651 -

    Manhattan

    1979, in 18 top lists Check
  25. 819 -1

    Pretty Woman

    1990, in 12 top lists Check
  26. 254 +7

    Roman Holiday

    1953, in 12 top lists Check
  27. 937 +1

    Wo hu cang long

    2000 — a.k.a. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, in 27 top lists Check
  28. 967 +2

    The Artist

    2011, in 8 top lists Check
  29. 190 -8

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 28 top lists Check
  30. 631 -1

    Days of Heaven

    1978, in 17 top lists Check
  31. 176 +2

    Les enfants du paradis

    1945 — a.k.a. Children of Paradise, in 20 top lists Check
  32. 133 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 20 top lists Check
  33. 81 +2

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 27 top lists Check
  34. 811 -14

    When Harry Met Sally...

    1989, in 14 top lists Check
  35. 185 -

    La belle et la bête

    1946 — a.k.a. Beauty and the Beast, in 24 top lists Check
  36. 113 +4

    Bringing Up Baby

    1938, in 22 top lists Check
  37. 883 +6

    Clueless

    1995, in 7 top lists Check
  38. 932 +2

    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 29 top lists Check
  39. 139 -3

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 20 top lists Check
  40. 172 -4

    To Have and Have Not

    1944, in 14 top lists Check
  41. 755 -3

    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
  42. 309 +3

    An Affair to Remember

    1957, in 9 top lists Check
  43. 236 -6

    The African Queen

    1951, in 11 top lists Check
  44. 4 -1

    The Birth of a Nation

    1915, in 21 top lists Check
  45. 428 -

    Doctor Zhivago

    1965, in 16 top lists Check
  46. 760 +1

    Der Himmel über Berlin

    1987 — a.k.a. Wings of Desire, in 19 top lists Check
  47. 377 +11

    Jules et Jim

    1962 — a.k.a. Jules and Jim, in 20 top lists Check
  48. 123 +8

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 23 top lists Check
  49. 318 -4

    Smultronstället

    1957 — a.k.a. Wild Strawberries, in 22 top lists Check
  50. 93 -

    Top Hat

    1935, in 15 top lists Check
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