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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  1. 968 +3

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 23 top lists Check
  2. 875 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  3. 862 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 22 top lists Check
  4. 892 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  5. 945 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
  6. 935 -

    The Matrix

    1999, in 26 top lists Check
  7. 973 +3

    Inception

    2010, in 17 top lists Check
  8. 954 +1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
  9. 947 +1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 22 top lists Check
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    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
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    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
  12. 720 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
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    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
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    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 23 top lists Check
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    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
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    Gladiator

    2000, in 23 top lists Check
  18. 971 +3

    Avatar

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
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    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 32 top lists Check
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    Se7en

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
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    Toy Story 2

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
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    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  24. 972 +3

    Toy Story 3

    2010, in 16 top lists Check
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    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 18 top lists Check
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    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
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    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  28. 678 -

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    1982, in 28 top lists Check
  29. 663 -

    The Shining

    1980, in 26 top lists Check
  30. 545 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
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    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
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    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Terminator

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 21 top lists Check
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    Die Hard

    1988, in 16 top lists Check
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    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 24 top lists Check
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    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 34 top lists Check
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    Jaws

    1975, in 26 top lists Check
  39. 975 +3

    The Social Network

    2010, in 11 top lists Check
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    Schindler's List

    1993, in 31 top lists Check
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    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
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    Braveheart

    1995, in 18 top lists Check
  43. 970 +3

    District 9

    2009, in 9 top lists Check
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  45. 639 -

    Alien

    1979, in 27 top lists Check
  46. 712 -

    Ghost Busters

    1984 — a.k.a. Ghostbusters, in 13 top lists Check
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    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 19 top lists Check
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    Edward Scissorhands

    1990, in 8 top lists Check
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    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 19 top lists Check
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    1937, in 24 top lists Check