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. 36 -

    Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

    1927 — a.k.a. Napoleon, in 18 top lists Check
  2. 41 -

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
  3. 80 -

    Queen Christina

    1933, in 4 top lists Check
  4. 112 -

    The Life of Emile Zola

    1937, in 7 top lists Check
  5. 142 -

    Sergeant York

    1941, in 7 top lists Check
  6. 154 -

    Yankee Doodle Dandy

    1942, in 12 top lists Check
  7. 170 -

    The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth...

    1944 — a.k.a. Henry V, in 12 top lists Check
  8. 173 -

    Ivan Groznyy

    1944 — a.k.a. Ivan the Terrible, Part I, in 18 top lists Check
  9. 279 -

    Lola Montès

    1955, in 12 top lists Check
  10. 324 -

    Ivan Groznyy. Skaz vtoroy: Boyarskiy zagovor

    1958 — a.k.a. Ivan the Terrible, Part Two, in 12 top lists Check
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    Spartacus

    1960, in 18 top lists Check
  12. 382 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 40 top lists Check
  13. 425 -

    Il vangelo secondo Matteo

    1964 — a.k.a. The Gospel According to St. Matthew, in 14 top lists Check
  14. 432 -

    The Sound of Music

    1965, in 21 top lists Check
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    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 28 top lists Check
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    Bonnie and Clyde

    1967, in 28 top lists Check
  17. 487 -

    Sayat Nova

    1969 — a.k.a. The Color of Pomegranates, in 12 top lists Check
  18. 494 -

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 22 top lists Check
  19. 509 -

    Patton

    1970, in 15 top lists Check
  20. 560 -

    Papillon

    1973, in 5 top lists Check
  21. 564 -

    Serpico

    1973, in 7 top lists Check
  22. 587 -

    Dersu Uzala

    1975, in 11 top lists Check
  23. 588 -

    Zerkalo

    1975 — a.k.a. The Mirror, in 12 top lists Check
  24. 605 -

    All the President's Men

    1976, in 20 top lists Check
  25. 633 -

    The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

    1978, in 4 top lists Check
  26. 643 -

    My Brilliant Career

    1979, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Elephant Man

    1980, in 14 top lists Check
  28. 667 -

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 30 top lists Check
  29. 676 -

    Reds

    1981, in 8 top lists Check
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    Fitzcarraldo

    1982, in 13 top lists Check
  31. 687 -

    Gandhi

    1982, in 15 top lists Check
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    Amadeus

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Tóngnián wangshì

    1985 — a.k.a. A Time to Live, a Time to Die, in 8 top lists Check
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    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    1985, in 5 top lists Check
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    Out of Africa

    1985, in 9 top lists Check
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    Sherman's March

    1985, in 10 top lists Check
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    Caravaggio

    1986, in 5 top lists Check
  38. 755 -

    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

    1986, in 5 top lists Check
  39. 757 -

    Au revoir les enfants

    1987 — a.k.a. Au Revoir les Enfants, in 13 top lists Check
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    Hôtel Terminus

    1988, in 4 top lists Check
  41. 803 -

    My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

    1989, in 6 top lists Check
  42. 815 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 29 top lists Check
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    Ruan Lingyu

    1991 — a.k.a. Center Stage, in 9 top lists Check
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    Xi meng ren sheng

    1993 — a.k.a. The Puppetmaster, in 9 top lists Check
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    Schindler's List

    1993, in 31 top lists Check
  46. 858 -

    Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

    1993, in 4 top lists Check
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    Caro diario

    1993 — a.k.a. Dear Diary, in 10 top lists Check
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    Crumb

    1994, in 11 top lists Check
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    Heavenly Creatures

    1994, in 6 top lists Check
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    Braveheart

    1995, in 19 top lists Check
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