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. 959 +2

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  2. 871 -4

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  3. 963 +3

    Inception

    2010, in 19 top lists Check
  4. 664 -3

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  5. 925 +5

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  6. 943 -2

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 24 top lists Check
  7. 949 -2

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 26 top lists Check
  8. 939 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 27 top lists Check
  9. 624 -5

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 38 top lists Check
  10. 703 -3

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  11. 721 -1

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 24 top lists Check
  12. 640 -1

    Alien

    1979, in 28 top lists Check
  13. 550 -5

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  14. 738 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 22 top lists Check
  15. 583 -4

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  16. 475 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  17. 356 +2

    Psycho

    1960, in 38 top lists Check
  18. 877 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  19. 978 +1

    Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

    2015, in 6 top lists Check
  20. 149 +7

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  21. 518 +2

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  22. 851 +8

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 22 top lists Check
  23. 853 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  24. 678 +5

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 33 top lists Check
  25. 140 +1

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  26. 863 +12

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  27. 921 -5

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  28. 836 -3

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  29. 412 +6

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

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  30. 268 -1

    Rear Window

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  31. 121 +5

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  32. 816 -1

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  33. 890 -7

    Se7en

    1995, in 26 top lists Check
  34. 955 +1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  35. 842 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  36. 667 -4

    The Shining

    1980, in 26 top lists Check
  37. 893 -1

    Toy Story

    1995, in 25 top lists Check
  38. 334 -5

    Vertigo

    1958, in 40 top lists Check
  39. 642 -1

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  40. 593 +10

    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
  41. 876 -14

    The Lion King

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  42. 928 +4

    The Matrix

    1999, in 28 top lists Check
  43. 938 +2

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 38 top lists Check
  44. 610 +2

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  45. 762 +3

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
  46. 184 +3

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  47. 596 -3

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  48. 340 -2

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 27 top lists Check
  49. 675 -5

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 28 top lists Check
  50. 587 +2

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check