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. 475 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  2. 334 -5

    Vertigo

    1958, in 40 top lists Check
  3. 550 -5

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  4. 379 +3

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 38 top lists Check
  5. 356 +2

    Psycho

    1960, in 38 top lists Check
  6. 938 +2

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 38 top lists Check
  7. 624 -5

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 38 top lists Check
  8. 140 +1

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  9. 871 -4

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  10. 149 +7

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  11. 244 -2

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 36 top lists Check
  12. 642 -1

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  13. 518 +2

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  14. 165 +6

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 35 top lists Check
  15. 59 +2

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
  16. 272 -1

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 35 top lists Check
  17. 35 -2

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 35 top lists Check
  18. 201 -1

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 34 top lists Check
  19. 32 -

    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
  20. 836 -3

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  21. 345 -8

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 34 top lists Check
  22. 216 -1

    The Third Man

    1949, in 34 top lists Check
  23. 614 +1

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 33 top lists Check
  24. 678 +5

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 33 top lists Check
  25. 54 +3

    City Lights

    1931, in 33 top lists Check
  26. 412 +6

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  27. 31 -

    The General

    1926, in 33 top lists Check
  28. 599 -3

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  29. 853 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  30. 226 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
  31. 129 +1

    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 33 top lists Check
  32. 390 +1

    1963, in 32 top lists Check
  33. 947 +2

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 32 top lists Check
  34. 224 -1

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  35. 610 +2

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  36. 955 +1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  37. 292 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 31 top lists Check
  38. 663 +4

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 31 top lists Check
  39. 581 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  40. 7 -

    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 30 top lists Check
  41. 583 -4

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  42. 121 +5

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  43. 816 -1

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  44. 184 +3

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  45. 98 -3

    Modern Times

    1936, in 30 top lists Check
  46. 267 -3

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  47. 268 -1

    Rear Window

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  48. 308 +1

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  49. 439 +1

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  50. 456 +15

    Bonnie and Clyde

    1967, in 29 top lists Check