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. 4 -

    Les vampires

    1915, in 13 top lists Check
  2. 382 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  3. 297 -

    The Ten Commandments

    1956, in 10 top lists Check
  4. 343 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 23 top lists Check
  5. 271 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 32 top lists Check
  6. 954 +1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
  7. 518 -

    Xia nü

    1971 — a.k.a. A Touch of Zen, in 14 top lists Check
  8. 355 -

    Spartacus

    1960, in 18 top lists Check
  9. 697 -

    The Right Stuff

    1983, in 11 top lists Check
  10. 589 -

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 22 top lists Check
  11. 436 -

    Rekopis znaleziony w Saragossie

    1965 — a.k.a. The Saragossa Manuscript, in 7 top lists Check
  12. 819 -

    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 15 top lists Check
  13. 947 +1

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 22 top lists Check
  14. 945 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
  15. 405 -

    The Great Escape

    1963, in 14 top lists Check
  16. 716 -

    A Passage to India

    1984, in 5 top lists Check
  17. 971 +3

    Avatar

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  18. 319 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
  19. 686 -

    Fitzcarraldo

    1982, in 13 top lists Check
  20. 23 -

    The Thief of Bagdad

    1924, in 12 top lists Check
  21. 671 -

    Das Boot

    1981, in 15 top lists Check
  22. 973 +3

    Inception

    2010, in 17 top lists Check
  23. 906 -

    Independence Day

    1996, in 8 top lists Check
  24. 587 -

    Dersu Uzala

    1975, in 11 top lists Check
  25. 703 -

    El Norte

    1983, in 5 top lists Check
  26. 738 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 20 top lists Check
  27. 338 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 26 top lists Check
  28. 830 -

    Wong Fei Hung

    1991 — a.k.a. Once Upon a Time in China, in 8 top lists Check
  29. 204 -

    Red River

    1948, in 15 top lists Check
  30. 89 -

    Mutiny on the Bounty

    1935, in 6 top lists Check
  31. 253 -

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 24 top lists Check
  32. 700 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  33. 831 -

    Thelma & Louise

    1991, in 11 top lists Check
  34. 859 -

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 23 top lists Check
  35. 799 -

    Batman

    1989, in 9 top lists Check
  36. 209 -

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    1948, in 24 top lists Check
  37. 946 -

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 36 top lists Check
  38. 603 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 25 top lists Check
  39. 661 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  40. 124 -

    Only Angels Have Wings

    1939, in 9 top lists Check
  41. 337 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 33 top lists Check
  42. 619 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  43. 419 -

    Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol

    1964 — a.k.a. Black God, White Devil, in 9 top lists Check
  44. 990 +5

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 17 top lists Check
  45. 92 -

    Captain Blood

    1935, in 2 top lists Check
  46. 298 -

    The Searchers

    1956, in 25 top lists Check
  47. 111 -

    Captains Courageous

    1937, in 6 top lists Check
  48. 128 -

    Gunga Din

    1939, in 6 top lists Check
  49. 720 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  50. 670 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
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