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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    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 27 top lists Check
  2. 2 +1

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 36 top lists Check
  3. 3 +1

    The 39 Steps

    1935, in 13 top lists Check
  4. 4 +691

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 24 top lists Check
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    42nd Street

    1933, in 11 top lists Check
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    1963 — a.k.a. Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, in 29 top lists Check
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    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 25 top lists Check
  8. 8 +310

    'A' gai wak juk jap

    1987 — a.k.a. Jackie Chan's Project A2, in 1 top list Check
  9. 9 -2

    Abre los ojos

    1997 — a.k.a. Open Your Eyes, in 2 top lists Check
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    Ace in the Hole

    1951, in 15 top lists Check
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    Ruan Lingyu

    1992 — a.k.a. The Actress, in 6 top lists Check
  12. 12 -3

    Adam's Rib

    1949, in 7 top lists Check
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    L'avventura

    1960, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    1994, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 15 top lists Check
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    The African Queen

    1951, in 10 top lists Check
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    L'âge d'or

    1930 — a.k.a. The Golden Age, in 10 top lists Check
  18. 18 -3

    Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

    1972 — a.k.a. Aguirre: The Wrath of God, in 17 top lists Check
  19. 19 -3

    Ai no korîda

    1976 — a.k.a. In the Realm of the Senses, in 11 top lists Check
  20. 20 new

    Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

    2003, in 1 top list Check
  21. 21 -3

    Airplane!

    1980, in 10 top lists Check
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    Akira

    1988, in 13 top lists Check
  23. 23 +17

    Angst essen Seele auf

    1974 — a.k.a. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, in 7 top lists Check
  24. 24 +568

    Neco z Alenky

    1988 — a.k.a. Alice, in 10 top lists Check
  25. 25 -5

    Alien

    1979, in 21 top lists Check
  26. 26 -5

    Aliens

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
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    All About Eve

    1950, in 22 top lists Check
  28. 28 +862

    Todo sobre mi madre

    1999 — a.k.a. All About My Mother, in 11 top lists Check
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    All Quiet on the Western Front

    1930, in 15 top lists Check
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    All That Heaven Allows

    1955, in 7 top lists Check
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    All That Jazz

    1979, in 14 top lists Check
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    All the President's Men

    1976, in 16 top lists Check
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    Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution

    1965 — a.k.a. Alphaville, a Strange Adventure of Lemmy Caution, in 10 top lists Check
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    Amadeus

    1984, in 20 top lists Check
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    American Beauty

    1999, in 21 top lists Check
  36. 36 -2

    Der amerikanische Freund

    1977 — a.k.a. The American Friend, in 6 top lists Check
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    American Graffiti

    1973, in 12 top lists Check
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    An American in Paris

    1951, in 14 top lists Check
  39. 39 -6

    An American Werewolf in London

    1981, in 7 top lists Check
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    Anatomy of a Murder

    1959, in 12 top lists Check
  41. 41 +118

    Un chien andalou

    1929 — a.k.a. An Andalusian Dog, in 17 top lists Check
  42. 42 -5

    Strasti po Andreyu

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 24 top lists Check
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    Angels with Dirty Faces

    1938, in 6 top lists Check
  44. 44 -2

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 30 top lists Check
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    The Apartment

    1960, in 23 top lists Check
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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 32 top lists Check
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    Apur Sansar

    1959 — a.k.a. The World of Apu, in 13 top lists Check
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    Archangel

    1991, in 4 top lists Check
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    Ariel

    1988, in 2 top lists Check
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    The Artist

    2011, in 9 top lists Check