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. 799 -3

    Dekalog

    1989, in 11 top lists Check
  2. 731 +2

    Shoah

    1985, in 17 top lists Check
  3. 873 -1

    Sátántangó

    1994 — a.k.a. Satantango, in 11 top lists Check
  4. 3 +1

    Les vampires

    1915, in 13 top lists Check
  5. 16 +2

    La roue

    1923 — a.k.a. The Wheel, in 7 top lists Check
  6. 33 +3

    Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

    1927 — a.k.a. Napoleon, in 22 top lists Check
  7. 785 -6

    Hôtel Terminus

    1988, in 4 top lists Check
  8. 494 +5

    Le chagrin et la pitié

    1969 — a.k.a. The Sorrow and the Pity, in 10 top lists Check
  9. 11 -

    Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler

    1922 — a.k.a. Dr. Mabuse the Gambler, in 13 top lists Check
  10. 830 -5

    La belle noiseuse

    1991, in 12 top lists Check
  11. 121 +5

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  12. 827 -

    Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian

    1991 — a.k.a. A Brighter Summer Day, in 16 top lists Check
  13. 598 -6

    O thiasos

    1975 — a.k.a. The Travelling Players, in 11 top lists Check
  14. 713 -4

    Once Upon a Time in America

    1984, in 19 top lists Check
  15. 379 +3

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 38 top lists Check
  16. 304 -7

    The Ten Commandments

    1956, in 10 top lists Check
  17. 563 -6

    La maman et la putain

    1973 — a.k.a. The Mother and the Whore, in 13 top lists Check
  18. 337 +6

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 24 top lists Check
  19. 272 -1

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 35 top lists Check
  20. 439 +1

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  21. 583 -4

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  22. 594 -3

    Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080...

    1975 — a.k.a. Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels, in 11 top lists Check
  23. 299 +6

    Giant

    1956, in 10 top lists Check
  24. 949 -2

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 26 top lists Check
  25. 537 -19

    Xia nü

    1971 — a.k.a. A Touch of Zen, in 15 top lists Check
  26. 428 -

    Doctor Zhivago

    1965, in 16 top lists Check
  27. 359 -4

    Spartacus

    1960, in 19 top lists Check
  28. 4 -1

    The Birth of a Nation

    1915, in 21 top lists Check
  29. 676 -

    Reds

    1981, in 8 top lists Check
  30. 853 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  31. 915 -1

    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
  32. 580 +6

    Céline et Julie vont en bateau: Phantom Ladies...

    1974 — a.k.a. Celine and Julie Go Boating, in 10 top lists Check
  33. 706 -9

    The Right Stuff

    1983, in 11 top lists Check
  34. 685 +2

    Gandhi

    1982, in 15 top lists Check
  35. 886 +1

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    1995, in 5 top lists Check
  36. 176 +2

    Les enfants du paradis

    1945 — a.k.a. Children of Paradise, in 20 top lists Check
  37. 829 -1

    JFK

    1991, in 12 top lists Check
  38. 682 +7

    Fanny och Alexander

    1982 — a.k.a. Fanny and Alexander, in 23 top lists Check
  39. 854 -2

    Short Cuts

    1993, in 9 top lists Check
  40. 394 +4

    Il gattopardo

    1963 — a.k.a. The Leopard, in 17 top lists Check
  41. 635 -3

    L'albero degli zoccoli

    1978 — a.k.a. The Tree of Wooden Clogs, in 13 top lists Check
  42. 587 +2

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  43. 516 -2

    Woodstock

    1970, in 12 top lists Check
  44. 638 -4

    The Deer Hunter

    1978, in 24 top lists Check
  45. 433 +3

    Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie

    1965 — a.k.a. The Saragossa Manuscript, in 7 top lists Check
  46. 998 new

    Avengers: Endgame

    2019, in 10 top lists Check
  47. 813 +6

    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 16 top lists Check
  48. 972 +3

    La vie d'Adèle

    2013 — a.k.a. Blue Is the Warmest Color, in 11 top lists Check
  49. 943 -2

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 24 top lists Check
  50. 357 -3

    Rocco e i suoi fratelli

    1960 — a.k.a. Rocco and His Brothers, in 18 top lists Check