100 Classics for New Cinephiles

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So you want to be considered a cinephile, huh? These films are the absolute essentials that you must have seen before you can start acting like a film snob.

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    1963, in 31 top lists Check
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    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 16 top lists Check
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    Alien

    1979, in 28 top lists Check
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    All the President's Men

    1976, in 20 top lists Check
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    Annie Hall

    1977, in 33 top lists Check
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    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  10. 10 new

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
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    Badlands

    1973, in 22 top lists Check
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    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 23 top lists Check
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    The Big Sleep

    1946, in 20 top lists Check
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    Blade Runner

    1982, in 33 top lists Check
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    Bonnie and Clyde

    1967, in 29 top lists Check
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    Braveheart

    1995, in 20 top lists Check
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    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
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    Brief Encounter

    1945, in 21 top lists Check
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    Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

    1966 — a.k.a. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, in 25 top lists Check
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 21 top lists Check
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    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
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    C'era una volta il West

    1968 — a.k.a. Once Upon a Time in the West, in 25 top lists Check
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    Chinatown

    1974, in 29 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
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    City Lights

    1931, in 32 top lists Check
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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    1977, in 22 top lists Check
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    The Conversation

    1974, in 21 top lists Check
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    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Day the Earth Stood Still

    1951, in 12 top lists Check
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    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 24 top lists Check
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    Doctor Zhivago

    1965, in 17 top lists Check
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    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 33 top lists Check
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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    1982, in 27 top lists Check
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    Fargo

    1996, in 25 top lists Check
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    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
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    Frankenstein

    1931, in 17 top lists Check
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    The French Connection

    1971, in 20 top lists Check
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    Gandhi

    1982, in 15 top lists Check
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    The General

    1926, in 31 top lists Check
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    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
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    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 29 top lists Check
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    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
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    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
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    The Graduate

    1967, in 27 top lists Check
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    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 20 top lists Check
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    High Noon

    1952, in 18 top lists Check
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    In the Heat of the Night

    1967, in 17 top lists Check
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    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 29 top lists Check
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    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
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