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 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 27 top lists Check
  2. 939 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 31 top lists Check
  3. 871 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 38 top lists Check
  4. 949 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 29 top lists Check
  5. 943 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 26 top lists Check
  6. 925 -

    Fight Club

    1999, in 19 top lists Check
  7. 963 -

    Inception

    2010, in 21 top lists Check
  8. 550 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 42 top lists Check
  9. 475 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 45 top lists Check
  10. 624 -

    Star Wars

    1977, in 40 top lists Check
  11. 877 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  12. 583 -

    The Godfather Part II

    1974, in 32 top lists Check
  13. 518 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 37 top lists Check
  14. 640 -

    Alien

    1979, in 30 top lists Check
  15. 664 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 25 top lists Check
  16. 842 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  17. 928 -

    The Matrix

    1999, in 30 top lists Check
  18. 667 -

    The Shining

    1980, in 28 top lists Check
  19. 678 -

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 36 top lists Check
  20. 149 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 39 top lists Check
  21. 445 -

    Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

    1966 — a.k.a. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, in 29 top lists Check
  22. 890 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 29 top lists Check
  23. 703 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 18 top lists Check
  24. 836 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 36 top lists Check
  25. 721 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 25 top lists Check
  26. 738 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 24 top lists Check
  27. 412 -

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

    1964, in 37 top lists Check
  28. 356 -

    Psycho

    1960, in 39 top lists Check
  29. 816 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 31 top lists Check
  30. 642 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 37 top lists Check
  31. 762 -

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 18 top lists Check
  32. 935 -

    Memento

    2000, in 27 top lists Check
  33. 610 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 34 top lists Check
  34. 897 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 26 top lists Check
  35. 267 +1

    Rear Window

    1954, in 31 top lists Check
  36. 955 -

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 33 top lists Check
  37. 599 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 35 top lists Check
  38. 334 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
  39. 140 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 39 top lists Check
  40. 675 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981 — a.k.a. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, in 29 top lists Check
  41. 864 -1

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 25 top lists Check
  42. 921 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 28 top lists Check
  43. 933 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 25 top lists Check
  44. 851 -

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 23 top lists Check
  45. 834 -

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 27 top lists Check
  46. 893 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 25 top lists Check
  47. 596 -

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  48. 854 -1

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 35 top lists Check
  49. 892 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  50. 308 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 30 top lists Check