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. 933 -

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  2. 867 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 35 top lists Check
  3. 968 +3

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 23 top lists Check
  4. 877 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  5. 973 +3

    Inception

    2010, in 17 top lists Check
  6. 545 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 38 top lists Check
  7. 954 +1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
  8. 935 -

    The Matrix

    1999, in 26 top lists Check
  9. 945 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
  10. 875 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  11. 883 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  12. 943 -

    Memento

    2000, in 24 top lists Check
  13. 947 +1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 22 top lists Check
  14. 720 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  15. 925 -

    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  16. 520 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
  17. 619 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  18. 661 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  19. 842 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 24 top lists Check
  20. 833 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 32 top lists Check
  21. 663 -

    The Shining

    1980, in 26 top lists Check
  22. 946 -

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 36 top lists Check
  23. 862 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 22 top lists Check
  24. 596 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  25. 815 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 29 top lists Check
  26. 309 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
  27. 963 +3

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 29 top lists Check
  28. 579 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 27 top lists Check
  29. 941 -

    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 19 top lists Check
  30. 853 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 31 top lists Check
  31. 475 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  32. 593 -

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 21 top lists Check
  33. 892 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 24 top lists Check
  34. 894 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  35. 938 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 23 top lists Check
  36. 683 -

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 30 top lists Check
  37. 612 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  38. 639 -

    Alien

    1979, in 27 top lists Check
  39. 896 -

    Trainspotting

    1996, in 15 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 24 top lists Check
  41. 951 +1

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  42. 670 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
  43. 897 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 24 top lists Check
  44. 916 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  45. 972 +3

    Toy Story 3

    2010, in 16 top lists Check
  46. 641 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 36 top lists Check
  47. 834 -

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 21 top lists Check
  48. 418 -

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  49. 956 +1

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 28 top lists Check
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    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 23 top lists Check