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. 11 -

    Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler

    1922 — a.k.a. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler, in 12 top lists Check
  3. 40 -

    The Docks of New York

    1928, in 9 top lists Check
  4. 47 -

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  5. 48 -

    Blackmail

    1929, in 7 top lists Check
  6. 53 -

    Little Caesar

    1931, in 9 top lists Check
  7. 60 -

    The Public Enemy

    1931, in 11 top lists Check
  8. 61 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
  9. 63 -

    I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

    1932, in 12 top lists Check
  10. 67 -

    Trouble in Paradise

    1932, in 15 top lists Check
  11. 68 -

    Scarface

    1932, in 15 top lists Check
  12. 85 -

    The Black Cat

    1934, in 6 top lists Check
  13. 86 -

    The Thin Man

    1934, in 12 top lists Check
  14. 105 -

    Pépé le Moko

    1937, in 8 top lists Check
  15. 114 -

    Angels with Dirty Faces

    1938, in 5 top lists Check
  16. 127 -

    Le jour se lève

    1939 — a.k.a. Daybreak, in 12 top lists Check
  17. 145 -

    High Sierra

    1941, in 6 top lists Check
  18. 148 -

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 26 top lists Check
  19. 165 -

    Ossessione

    1943, in 12 top lists Check
  20. 166 -

    Laura

    1944, in 19 top lists Check
  21. 169 -

    Gaslight

    1944, in 8 top lists Check
  22. 171 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 32 top lists Check
  23. 172 -

    Murder, My Sweet

    1944, in 6 top lists Check
  24. 174 -

    Mildred Pierce

    1945, in 14 top lists Check
  25. 175 -

    Detour

    1945, in 15 top lists Check
  26. 184 -

    The Postman Always Rings Twice

    1946, in 9 top lists Check
  27. 186 -

    The Killers

    1946, in 13 top lists Check
  28. 188 -

    The Big Sleep

    1946, in 20 top lists Check
  29. 196 -

    Monsieur Verdoux

    1947, in 11 top lists Check
  30. 197 -

    Odd Man Out

    1947, in 12 top lists Check
  31. 199 -

    The Lady from Shanghai

    1947, in 9 top lists Check
  32. 202 -

    Force of Evil

    1948, in 11 top lists Check
  33. 207 -

    Rope

    1948, in 10 top lists Check
  34. 213 -

    White Heat

    1949, in 15 top lists Check
  35. 216 -

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 19 top lists Check
  36. 217 -

    Whisky Galore!

    1949 — a.k.a. Whisky Galore, in 7 top lists Check
  37. 220 -

    The Asphalt Jungle

    1950, in 15 top lists Check
  38. 221 -

    Gun Crazy

    1950, in 15 top lists Check
  39. 223 -

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  40. 227 -

    Los olvidados

    1950 — a.k.a. The Young and the Damned, in 23 top lists Check
  41. 232 -

    Strangers on a Train

    1951, in 15 top lists Check
  42. 236 -

    The Lavender Hill Mob

    1951, in 8 top lists Check
  43. 249 -

    Pickup on South Street

    1953, in 13 top lists Check
  44. 262 -

    The Big Heat

    1953, in 16 top lists Check
  45. 264 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  46. 270 -

    The Barefoot Contessa

    1954, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 277 -

    Bad Day at Black Rock

    1955, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 288 -

    The Phenix City Story

    1955, in 6 top lists Check
  49. 290 -

    Kiss Me Deadly

    1955, in 19 top lists Check
  50. 292 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 30 top lists Check
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