This page shows you the list charts. By default, the movies are ordered by how many times they have been marked as a favorite. However, you can also sort by other information, such as the total number of times it has been marked as a dislike.
This list contains all movies mentioned in Kim Newman's "Nightmare Movies: Horror on Screen Since the 1960s"; an encycopaedic critical reference guide to modern horror, taking Night of the Living Dead (1968) as its starting point, and continuing to the publication date of the second edition in 2011. While chiefly concerned with the evolution of the horror film, the book will occasionally mention non-horror to compare and contrast.
#1-119: Chapter 1 - Shoot 'Em in the Head! or The Birth of the Hate Generation
#120-273: Chapter 2 - The Indian Summer of the British Horror Film
#274-396: Chapter 3 - The Changing Face of Classical Gothic:
#397-563: Chapter 4 - Devil Movies or: "If the mousse tastes chalky, don't eat it."
#564-687: Chapter 5 - Deep in the Heart of Texas or: The Down-Home, Up-Country, Multi-Implement Massacre Movie
#688-1245: Chapter 6 - Paranoia Paradise or: Five Things to Worry About
#1246-1460: Chapter 7 - Tales of Ordinary Madness or: The Close-Up Crazies
#1461-1595: Chapter 8 - Auteurs
#1596-1764: Chapter 9 - The Weirdo Horror Film or: Cult, Kitsch, Camp, Sick, Punk and Pornography
#1765-1889: Chapter 10 - Psycho Movies or: "I didn't Raise my Girl to be a Severed Head"
#1890-1977: Chapter 11 - Ghost Stories
#1978-2162: Chapter 12 - Return to the past
#2163-2331: Chapter 13 - Cannibal Zombie Gut-Crunchers - Italian Style!
#2332-2398: Chapter 14 - Fun with the Living Dead
#2399-2428: Postscript: The Post-Modern Horror Film
#2429-2723: Chapter 2.1 - The Lecter Variations
#2724-3133: Chapter 2.2 - Vampires and Other Stereotypes
#3134-3604: Chapter 2.3 - Scream and Scream Again: Franchises, Post-Modernism, Remakes
#3605-3973: Chapter 2.4 - At First Just Ghostly
#3974-4151: Chapter 2.5 - Virtual Realities and Imaginary Friends
#4152-4351: Chapter 2.6 - Why Are Your Doing This to Me?
#4352-4439: Chapter 2.7 - More Auteurs
#4440-4720: Chapter 2.8 - Zombie Apocalypse Now!
#4721-4725: Postscript: There will still be blood
Collection of additional "must-see" Danny Perry's movies, presented in the back of his "Guide for the Film Fanatic" (1986)
The core list can be found here:
[url=http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide+for+the+film+fanatic/thebanjohype]Guide for the Film Fanatic[/url]
In his Guide for the Film Fanatic (1986), Danny Peary provides short reviews for over 1600 “Must See” films.
A list of Peary’s “Additional Must See” titles (not reviewed in the book) is available here: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/guide+for+the+film+fanatic+addendum/szaretrilby/
1508 movies up to year 1992. Movies from every part of the world selected and analyzed by Jacques Lourcelles, a french cinema critic. A lot of movies (mostly french) you won't find on any other lists
The famous book of Schneider "1001 movies you must see before you die" has several editions. Every few years a new edition is published with new titles (after removing some other titles). Also there are editions especially for a certain country with additional titles from that country.
In this list I'll try to collect as many titles as possible that were in at least one edition of this book. So far I included, apart from the original US editions (rank 1-1227), the Dutch (rank 1228-1238), the Swedish (rank 1239-1260), the Greek (rank 1261-1302), the Norwegian (rank 1303-1309), the Finnish (rank 1310-1328), the Danish (rank 1329-1340), the Brazilian (rank 1341-1351), the Hungarian (rank 1352-1357) and the French (rank 1358-1374) editions. I found information about the Portuguese, Spanish, Slovanian, Croatian, Turkish and Polish editions, but these didn't have additional titles. I’ll search for more editions. If you’ve got information about any other, please let me know.
"Dizionario dei capolavori del cinema" is an Italian book written by Fernando Di Giammatteo and Cristina Bragaglia and published by Bruno Mondadori Editore in 2004.
It lists 1244 of the "most significative movies" released between 1895 and 2004.
The films that the American film critic and historian Leonard Maltin considers to be BOMBs - The Worst Movies of All Time.
#1-167: BOMBs featured in Leonard Maltin's Classic Movie Guide (3rd Edition, 2015).
#168-959: BOMBs post-1965 in Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide 2010.
#960-1143: BOMBs featured in Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide 2000; i.e. these entries are not included in Maltin's 2010 Movie Guide.
#1144-1187: BOMBs featured in Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide 2014 and/or 2015.
Notice any missing BOMBs? Please don't hesitate to PM or leave a comment!
All films mentioned in Thomson's book.
+ "Band of Brothers", "Berlin Alexanderplatz", "Boardwalk Empire", "Brideshead Revisited", "Deadwood", "Dexter", "Downtown Abbey", "I Love Lucy", "John Adams", "Mad Men", "Mission: Impossible", "Monty Python's Flying Circus", "Perry Mason", "Rawhide", "Sex and the City", "Six Feet Under", "The Sopranos", "Starsky and Hutch", "Star Trek", "True Blood", "24", "Twin Peaks", "The Wire", "The World at War" and "You Bet Your Life" among other TV-(mini)series.
Also included are "Cathy Come Home" and "The Century of the Self".
This list contains the favorite movies of movie critic Jonathan Rosenbaum who writes for the Chicago Reader. The movies span virtually every decade, and include many an obscure movie.
#1 - #1012: original list
#1013 - #1073: 2008 additions
#1074 - #1133: 2016 additions
"[The Book] presents the entire history of motion pictures, from pre-cinema to the present. Providing a complete analysis of the principal films, directors, and national cinemas, it supplies a thorough grounding in the social, economic, and political circumstances critical to an understanding of film as both art and industry."
Bonus March (1932) - Leo Seltzer
Childhood Rivalry in Bali and New Guinea (1952) - Margaret Mead & Gregory Bateson
The Feast (1970) - Timothy Asch
Hei ji yuan hun (1916) - Shichuan Zhang
Linjia puzi (1959) - Shui Hua
Shang hai zhan zheng (1912) - unknown
Workers' Newsreel—Unemployment Special (1931) - Robert Del Duca and Leo Seltzer
"Monaco once again looks at film from many vantage points, as both art and craft, sensibility and science, tradition and technology. After examining film's close relation to other narrative media such as the novel, painting, photography, television, and even music, the book discusses the elements necessary to understand how films convey meaning, and, more importantly, how we can best discern all that a film is attempting to communicate."
Full Title: How to Read a Film: Movies, Media, and Beyond
"Trading on its impeccable reputation, Halliwell’s now presents it’s Top 1,000 favorite films. Starting at number 1,000, each entry includes a plot summary, cast and crew, awards, key critical comments, DVD and soundtrack availability, and a wealth of other interesting details. To supplement the countdown, there is commentary from film stars, show business personalities, well-known critics, and the movers and shakers in the film industry, each naming their favorite films or weighing in on Halliwell’s selection. Illustrated throughout with classic and modern film stills and posters, this is a book that every cinema fan will want to own. John Walker is one of Britain’s leading film critics."
The list has 42 extra films, because trilogies, or series, are counted as one entry (The Godfather, The Apu Trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, Antoine Doinel, Laurel and Hardy shorts, etc...)
All entries from the book written by Mike Mayo.
From atomic bombs to zealous zombies, this cinephile’s guidebook reviews 1,000 of the wickedest, weirdest, and wackiest scary movies from every age of horror. With reviews on many overlooked, underappreciated gems such as Alice Sweet Alice, Daughters of Darkness, and Zombie, as well as the numerous Stephen King adaptations and modern updates such as Night of the Living Dead 3D and The Wolfman, new devotees as well as the discriminating dark cinema enthusiast will love this big, beautiful, end-all, be-all guide to an always popular film genre.
"Over 1,000 films are listed in this visually arresting, full-color celebration of the silver screen. Film personalities, including actors, directors, cinematographers, and animators, write about their favorite films from a variety of angles. Martin Scorsese, Nicole Kidman, and Nick Hornby are among those who weigh in. Writers are matched to suitable (or sometimes surprising) themes and genres within the wider subject of how films can alter the course of a life. Movie stills and posters, trivia, and top-ten lists make this a book that can be dipped into or read from cover to cover. Great screen moments — endings, beginnings, kisses, death scenes — are given special spreads. The eclectic approach speaks to fans of big Hollywood blockbusters and factoid-reciting film geeks alike."
Peter Travers, movie critic for Rolling Stone, compiles the 1,000 best films available on DVD.
Peter Travers has been the movie critic for Rolling Stone since 1989. A former chair of the New York Film Critics Circle and a member of the National Society of Film Critics.
Book copyright 2006.
Book is listed in alphabetical order.
Alien Quadrilogy listed as one entry. (4)
Back to the Future Trilogy listed as one entry. (3)
The Endless Summer Trilogy listed as one entry. (3)
The Matrix Trilogy listed as one entry. (3)
That's Entertainment Trilogy listed as one entry. (3)
Three Colors Trilogy listed as one entry. (3)
A personal introduction to 1000 movies by the provocative contemporary film critic and historian David Thomson.
"Well over a century has passed since the Lumière brothers frightened the life out of Parisians with The Arrival of a Train at a Station, and well over a million titles have since been recorded - if the Internet Movie Database is anything to go by.
Out of these million-plus movies, our team of experts has picked what we believe is the essential 1,000 - those that best sum up the dazzling achievement and variety of the movies."
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.