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MrCarmady's avatar


One of my favourite movie lists - deliciously diverse.
14 years 4 months ago
Typically Thomas's avatar

Typically Thomas

Can we please remove 6 films so it's genuinely 1001 movies, and not 1007? I agree those films are great too, but I want it to really be 1001
7 years 1 month ago
Isaacherold's avatar


I am currently going through this list and i am very pleased so far. It's not intended to make me like every single movie on the list but its giving me some great unheard of gems. However i am slightly puzzled at how the original time machine, music man and the green mile aren't on the list.
12 years 9 months ago
Dimitris Psachos Springer's avatar

Dimitris Psachos Springer

"Why don't they take a few of the more obscure movies that no one can find off of the list instead of great modern classics?"

That's not an open-minded cinephile's mentality but an academic's way of thinking. Apart from the lot of commercially-favored / semi-critically acclaimed films, I see no reason on why we should remove "obscure movies" just because close-minded viewers refuse to watch films beyond their film school comfort zone.
12 years 9 months ago
AstorSapolsky's avatar


Not a terrible list, but I don't have a lot of faith in one that just arbitrarily sticks "Salo" in there for the sake of having a controversial film.

Was it more disgusting than most of what you'll see on the big screen? Yes. Was it poorly paced? Was it just an outlet for the director's sexual fantasies? Shock value aside, was it a good film? Yes, yes, and no.

Salo is an early example of extreme horror (though there are few actual horror elements), but that doesn't mean it is worth watching. Read a plot summary and save yourself two hours.
12 years 10 months ago
mattmansfieldok's avatar


To be honest, I wouldn't put a lot of trust in the list that was mentioned in the comments, Farenheit 9/11 isn't even on last year's list.

Saying that, if they take Boogie Nights and Princess Mononoke off the list then, as Wise Jake says, they should evaluate how they compile it. It's just absurd.
12 years 10 months ago
hisheem's avatar


there are a lots of movies I have seen but NOT mentioned in the 1001 list.

This list not contain everything !!
12 years 10 months ago
AuroraBugallo's avatar


I could have missd it - but cannot believe 'Cinema Paradiso' is not on this list!!!
13 years ago
Jneves7's avatar


6th Edition:

Meet the Parents (2000)
Lantana (2001)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
3-Iron (2004)
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Va, Vis et Deviens (2004)
Apocalypto (2006)
The Queen (2006)
Into the Wild (2007)


Surfwise (2007)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Wall-E (2008)
The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Wrestler (2008)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Gomorra (2008)
The Class (2008)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

When is it going to update??
13 years 10 months ago
pramodc84's avatar


57 "new" movies in 2013 version!!

10 years 10 months ago
Panda's avatar


http://blog.matthewhunt.com/2012/09/1001-movies-you-must-see-before-you-die.html the 2012-list
11 years 9 months ago
Jneves7's avatar


black swan is included in the new list. can't remember teh rest of the enw changes
12 years 10 months ago
nicolaskrizan's avatar


the new editions are made to be sold, which inevitably – though sadly – leads to all kinds of short-sighted and weird decisions concerning additions and omissions
13 years 2 months ago
bjornam's avatar


Shop Around the Corner is probably one of the movies you can see after you're dead.

That and Rififi.
14 years 4 months ago
Nuked's avatar


I cannot believe they removed Carol in the 2016 edition. What the fuck are they thinking?
7 years 9 months ago

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