100 Must-See Movies

100 Must-See Movies 's icon

Created by thejoaocouto.

Favorited 1 time, disliked 1 time, added to 0 watchlists.

It is always a challenge to produce a definitive list of “must- see” movies, because value judgments are, by definition, extremely subjective. However, the 100 handpicked films in this section have delighted, moved or educated audiences of all ages, all over the world. Over the last nine decades, these films have changed our perceptions of cinema, and most have left an indelible mark on film history.

Remove ads

Filter

  1. 1 new

    The Birth of a Nation

    1915, in 21 top lists Check
  2. 2 new

    Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

    1920 — a.k.a. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in 27 top lists Check
  3. 3 new

    Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

    1922 — a.k.a. Nosferatu, in 26 top lists Check
  4. 4 new

    Nanook of the North

    1922, in 16 top lists Check
  5. 5 new

    Bronenosets Potemkin

    1925 — a.k.a. Battleship Potemkin, in 26 top lists Check
  6. 6 new

    Metropolis

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  7. 7 new

    Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

    1927 — a.k.a. Napoleon, in 22 top lists Check
  8. 8 new

    Un chien andalou

    1929 — a.k.a. Un Chien Andalou, in 22 top lists Check
  9. 9 new

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
  10. 10 new

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    1930, in 17 top lists Check
  11. 11 new

    Der blaue Engel

    1930 — a.k.a. The Blue Angel, in 16 top lists Check
  12. 12 new

    City Lights

    1931, in 31 top lists Check
  13. 13 new

    42nd Street

    1933, in 11 top lists Check
  14. 14 new

    Duck Soup

    1933, in 23 top lists Check
  15. 15 new

    King Kong

    1933, in 27 top lists Check
  16. 16 new

    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 top lists Check
  17. 17 new

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    1937, in 24 top lists Check
  18. 18 new

    Olympia 1. Teil - Fest der Völker

    1938 — a.k.a. Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations, in 13 top lists Check
  19. 19 new

    Olympia 2. Teil - Fest der Schönheit

    1938 — a.k.a. Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty, in 13 top lists Check
  20. 20 new

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 24 top lists Check
  21. 21 new

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  22. 22 new

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  23. 23 new

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 19 top lists Check
  24. 24 new

    The Grapes of Wrath

    1940, in 21 top lists Check
  25. 25 new

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
  26. 26 new

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 25 top lists Check
  27. 27 new

    The Little Foxes

    1941, in 6 top lists Check
  28. 28 new

    To Be or Not to Be

    1942, in 21 top lists Check
  29. 29 new

    In Which We Serve

    1942, in 6 top lists Check
  30. 30 new

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  31. 31 new

    Ossessione

    1943, in 12 top lists Check
  32. 32 new

    Les enfants du paradis

    1945 — a.k.a. Children of Paradise, in 20 top lists Check
  33. 33 new

    A Matter of Life and Death

    1946, in 22 top lists Check
  34. 34 new

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 29 top lists Check
  35. 35 new

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 35 top lists Check
  36. 36 new

    Letter from an Unknown Woman

    1948, in 14 top lists Check
  37. 37 new

    Passport to Pimlico

    1949, in 3 top lists Check
  38. 38 new

    The Third Man

    1949, in 32 top lists Check
  39. 39 new

    Orphée

    1950 — a.k.a. Orpheus, in 16 top lists Check
  40. 40 new

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  41. 41 new

    Singin' in the Rain

    1952, in 33 top lists Check
  42. 42 new

    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 25 top lists Check
  43. 43 new

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 28 top lists Check
  44. 44 new

    All That Heaven Allows

    1955, in 11 top lists Check
  45. 45 new

    Rebel Without a Cause

    1955, in 16 top lists Check
  46. 46 new

    Pather Panchali

    1955, in 21 top lists Check
  47. 47 new

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 30 top lists Check
  48. 48 new

    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 24 top lists Check
  49. 49 new

    Vertigo

    1958, in 42 top lists Check
  50. 50 new

    Popiól i diament

    1958 — a.k.a. Ashes and Diamonds, in 16 top lists Check
Remove ads
Show all 101 movies

Last updated on Jan 26, 2014;