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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    Avatar

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
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    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
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    The Blair Witch Project

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 965 +3

    Paranormal Activity

    2007, in 2 top lists Check
  5. 970 +3

    District 9

    2009, in 9 top lists Check
  6. 973 +3

    Inception

    2010, in 17 top lists Check
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
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    Independence Day

    1996, in 8 top lists Check
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    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
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    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
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    The Social Network

    2010, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 23 top lists Check
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Matrix

    1999, in 26 top lists Check
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    Gladiator

    2000, in 23 top lists Check
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
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    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 19 top lists Check
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    Grease

    1978, in 10 top lists Check
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    Braveheart

    1995, in 18 top lists Check
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    Blade Runner

    1982, in 30 top lists Check
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    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
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    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  23. 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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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    1982, in 28 top lists Check
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    Pretty Woman

    1990, in 11 top lists Check
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    The Hurt Locker

    2008, in 10 top lists Check
  28. 966 +3

    There Will Be Blood

    2007, in 19 top lists Check
  29. 977 +3

    The Cabin in the Woods

    2011, in 4 top lists Check
  30. 981 +4

    Gravity

    2013, in 9 top lists Check
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    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 29 top lists Check
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    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Exorcist

    1973, in 26 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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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 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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    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
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    Scarface

    1983, in 17 top lists Check
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    Gangs of New York

    2002, in 4 top lists Check
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    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
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    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
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    Magnolia

    1999, in 15 top lists Check
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    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
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    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
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    Natural Born Killers

    1994, in 9 top lists Check
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    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 20 top lists Check
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    Jaws

    1975, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Shining

    1980, in 26 top lists Check
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    Babe

    1995, in 10 top lists Check
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    The English Patient

    1996, in 16 top lists Check