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. 961 +3

    Avatar

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  2. 915 -1

    Titanic

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
  3. 927 -

    The Blair Witch Project

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  4. 956 +2

    Paranormal Activity

    2007, in 3 top lists Check
  5. 962 +1

    District 9

    2009, in 10 top lists Check
  6. 963 +3

    Inception

    2010, in 19 top lists Check
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  8. 899 +7

    Independence Day

    1996, in 8 top lists Check
  9. 863 +12

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  10. 518 +2

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 34 top lists Check
  11. 965 +3

    The Social Network

    2010, in 13 top lists Check
  12. 959 +2

    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 27 top lists Check
  14. 928 +4

    The Matrix

    1999, in 28 top lists Check
  15. 949 -2

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 26 top lists Check
  16. 933 +2

    Gladiator

    2000, in 25 top lists Check
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    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 20 top lists Check
  18. 632 +5

    Grease

    1978, in 11 top lists Check
  19. 882 -1

    Braveheart

    1995, in 20 top lists Check
  20. 678 +5

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 33 top lists Check
  21. 871 -4

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  22. 943 -2

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 24 top lists Check
  23. 925 +5

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  24. 681 -3

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    1982, in 27 top lists Check
  25. 819 -1

    Pretty Woman

    1990, in 12 top lists Check
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    The Hurt Locker

    2008, in 13 top lists Check
  27. 957 +2

    There Will Be Blood

    2007, in 19 top lists Check
  28. 968 +2

    The Cabin in the Woods

    2011, in 4 top lists Check
  29. 970 +4

    Gravity

    2013, in 9 top lists Check
  30. 955 +1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 30 top lists Check
  31. 755 -3

    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
  32. 571 -2

    The Exorcist

    1973, in 25 top lists Check
  33. 624 -5

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 37 top lists Check
  34. 935 +2

    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
  35. 596 -3

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  36. 664 -3

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  37. 702 +4

    Scarface

    1983, in 19 top lists Check
  38. 550 -5

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
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    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  40. 121 +5

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  41. 953 +2

    Brokeback Mountain

    2005, in 22 top lists Check
  42. 667 -4

    The Shining

    1980, in 27 top lists Check
  43. 140 +1

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
  44. 593 +10

    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
  45. 870 -1

    Natural Born Killers

    1994, in 9 top lists Check
  46. 904 -1

    The English Patient

    1996, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  48. 880 -

    Babe

    1995, in 11 top lists Check
  49. 770 -7

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
  50. 924 +4

    Being John Malkovich

    1999, in 14 top lists Check