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Armoreska's avatar


can't allow yourself to die when this is still getting updates

only 2 ICM people are currently allowed to die
10 years 8 months ago
mi-16evil's avatar



I, like many people, hate that 1001 always includes recent films that many feel won't stand the test of time. I always thought they should put a restriction on how long to wait to put a film on the list (like the way the National Film Registry only allows films that are at least 10 years older than their release date). If they only waited 5 or 10 years to include new films, then they would know which ones are still culturally relevant and which ones have faded away.
12 years 4 months ago
Christian Corleone's avatar

Christian Corleone

You should update every decade, NOT EVERY YEAR!
6 years 1 month ago
TimHeaney's avatar


I haven't bought the 2021 book but looking online it looks like there are 11 additions -
Small Axe: Lover's Rock
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Saint Maud
The Assistant
The Vast of Night
Blue Kite
and the deletions are -
13th (2016)
Avengers Infinity War (2018) & Endgame (2019)
Birdman (2014)
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
The Favourite (2018)
The Handmaiden (2016)
Hereditary (2018)
(Horror of) Dracula (1958)
Lamerica [again] (1994)
Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Star Wars: Force Awakens (2015)
2 years 6 months ago
MrW's avatar


Hopefully, the newer additions and removals will be updated here soon.
2 years 6 months ago
hookylw1500's avatar


For Sama
Little Women
The Farewell
The Lighthouse
Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Toy Story 4 (now the Toy Story Quartet)
Avengers Endgame (two part entry with Infinity War)

The Greatest Showman
Crazy Rich Asians
A Star is Born
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
American Beauty
Gangs of New York
The Blue Kite
3 years 7 months ago
springsteen's avatar


New edition coming next month, but the changes have already been revealed. (Quote from Chip lary)

The 13 films added to the list:

12 Years a Slave (2013)
The Act of Killing (2012)
American Hustle (2013)
Blancanieves (2012)
Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)
Gravity (2013)
The Great Beauty (2013)
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Nebraska (2013)
Nostalgia for the Light (2010)
A Touch of Sin (2013)
Wadjda (2012)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The 13 films removed from the list:

1080. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
1083. The Departed (2006)
1096. No Country for Old Men (2007)
1116. Inglorious Basterds (2009)
1125. Of Gods and Men (2010)
1127. The King's Speech (2010)
1134. Le Havre (2011)
1135. Shame (2011)
1139. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
1140. Bridesmaids (2011)
1148. Les Miserables (2012)
1150. Argo (2012)
1152. Skyfall (2012)
9 years 9 months ago
erde's avatar


Ins and outs of the 2019 edition:

Phantom Thread
The Greatest Showman
Crazy Rich Asians
A Star is Born
Avengers: Infinity War
The Favourite
Sorry to Bother You

Buffalo 66
Three Kings
Amores Perros
Yi Yi
Talk to Her
Under the Shadow
Dawson City: Frozen Time
Lady MacBeth

In my opinion, it's pretty strange to see the likes of Amores Perros, Yi Yi, Magnolia and Hable con Ella go out, and the likes of Avengers: Infinity War, A Star is Born and The Greatest Showman get in. But whatever - it's their list and their logic. Should not take these things too seriously, I constantly try to remind myself. :)

Source: https://letterboxd.com/gubarenko/list/1001-movies-you-must-see-before-you-die-2019/
4 years 8 months ago
Brantastic16's avatar


A very thorough list, though some "essential films" are missing like The Great Dictator or Fanny and Alexander. The picks for the 2000s are a bit strange too. Paranormal Activity, The Hangover and Monsters more essential than Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Amelie, Mulholland Drive, Lost in Translation, Million Dollar Baby, etc.?
12 years 6 months ago
erde's avatar


The revealed outs and ins of the 2018 edition:

No Man's Land
Consequences of Love
The Revenant
Hell or High Water
The Jungle Book
Manchester By the Sea
I, Daniel Blake

The Handmaiden (2016)
Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)
Lady Macbeth (2016)
LadyBird (2017)
The Shape of Water (2017)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Call Me By Your Name (2017)
Mother! (2017)
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Get Out (2017)
Black Panther (2018)

Source: https://www.facebook.com/1001MoviesApp/posts/2048232335196595
5 years 9 months ago
nick-samuel's avatar


I've always been discouraged from "tackling" these 1001 movies lists, as they seem rather impenetrable and lacking in proper context. Well done to whoever finishes them, mind.
10 years 4 months ago
springsteen's avatar


Please bear in mind that this is not the "1001 best movies of all time" list.
12 years 8 months ago
TimHeaney's avatar


My 2020 edition arrived this morning and the 2019 new additions are Joker, Parasite, Little Women, For Sama, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Booksmart, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Farewell, Monos, and The Lighthouse.
In theory there could be additions in earlier years but I haven't been through to check or to look for the deletions.
3 years 7 months ago
hookylw1500's avatar


Does anyone know the confirmed 2020 edition changes yet?
3 years 8 months ago
Bu Lai En's avatar

Bu Lai En

The 2020 edition comes out Oct 1 and will include Joker, Parasite, Little Women, For Sama and The Lighthouse.
3 years 8 months ago

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