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. 25 -

    The Eagle

    1925, in 2 top lists Check
  3. 31 -

    The General

    1926, in 33 top lists Check
  4. 42 -

    Steamboat Bill, Jr.

    1928, in 13 top lists Check
  5. 68 -

    Scarface

    1932, in 15 top lists Check
  6. 92 -

    Captain Blood

    1935, in 2 top lists Check
  7. 113 -

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 16 top lists Check
  8. 204 -

    Red River

    1948, in 15 top lists Check
  9. 271 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 32 top lists Check
  10. 300 -

    Forbidden Planet

    1956, in 9 top lists Check
  11. 338 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 26 top lists Check
  12. 345 -

    Rio Bravo

    1959, in 18 top lists Check
  13. 409 -

    Goldfinger

    1964, in 14 top lists Check
  14. 434 -

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    1965 — a.k.a. The Leather Girls, in 8 top lists Check
  15. 519 -

    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 14 top lists Check
  16. 529 -

    The French Connection

    1971, in 19 top lists Check
  17. 531 -

    Shaft

    1971, in 7 top lists Check
  18. 553 -

    Super Fly

    1972, in 2 top lists Check
  19. 563 -

    Enter the Dragon

    1973, in 11 top lists Check
  20. 577 -

    The Towering Inferno

    1974, in 5 top lists Check
  21. 578 -

    Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

    1974, in 9 top lists Check
  22. 594 -

    Deewaar

    1975 — a.k.a. I'll Die for Mama, in 2 top lists Check
  23. 619 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
  24. 623 -

    Sleeping Dogs

    1977, in 1 top list Check
  25. 635 -

    Dawn of the Dead

    1978, in 15 top lists Check
  26. 638 -

    Shao Lin san shi liu fang

    1978 — a.k.a. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, in 6 top lists Check
  27. 654 -

    Mad Max

    1979, in 12 top lists Check
  28. 661 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  29. 665 -

    The Big Red One

    1980, in 9 top lists Check
  30. 670 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
  31. 700 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  32. 705 -

    Videodrome

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  33. 710 -

    The Terminator

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
  34. 717 -

    Beverly Hills Cop

    1984, in 7 top lists Check
  35. 727 -

    Ran

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  36. 738 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 20 top lists Check
  37. 749 -

    Do ma daan

    1986 — a.k.a. Peking Opera Blues, in 4 top lists Check
  38. 752 -

    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
  39. 756 -

    'A' gai wak 2

    1987 — a.k.a. Project A 2, in 2 top lists Check
  40. 764 -

    Sien nui yau wan

    1987 — a.k.a. A Chinese Ghost Story, in 6 top lists Check
  41. 774 -

    RoboCop

    1987, in 13 top lists Check
  42. 775 -

    Akira

    1988, in 20 top lists Check
  43. 791 -

    Die Hard

    1988, in 16 top lists Check
  44. 799 -

    Batman

    1989, in 9 top lists Check
  45. 804 -

    Dip huet seung hung

    1989 — a.k.a. The Killer, in 13 top lists Check
  46. 820 -

    Total Recall

    1990, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 830 -

    Wong Fei Hung

    1991 — a.k.a. Once Upon a Time in China, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 834 -

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 21 top lists Check
  49. 891 -

    Heat

    1995, in 17 top lists Check
  50. 906 -

    Independence Day

    1996, in 8 top lists Check
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