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. 3 +1

    Les vampires

    1915, in 13 top lists Check
  2. 11 -

    Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler

    1922 — a.k.a. Dr. Mabuse the Gambler, in 13 top lists Check
  3. 43 -3

    The Docks of New York

    1928, in 9 top lists Check
  4. 44 +4

    Blackmail

    1929, in 7 top lists Check
  5. 46 +1

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  6. 58 -5

    Little Caesar

    1931, in 10 top lists Check
  7. 59 +2

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 33 top lists Check
  8. 61 -1

    The Public Enemy

    1931, in 13 top lists Check
  9. 64 -1

    I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

    1932, in 14 top lists Check
  10. 66 +2

    Scarface: The Shame of the Nation

    1932 — a.k.a. Scarface, in 16 top lists Check
  11. 69 -2

    Trouble in Paradise

    1932, in 16 top lists Check
  12. 85 -

    The Black Cat

    1934, in 8 top lists Check
  13. 86 -

    The Thin Man

    1934, in 13 top lists Check
  14. 106 -1

    Pépé le Moko

    1937, in 9 top lists Check
  15. 112 +2

    Angels with Dirty Faces

    1938, in 8 top lists Check
  16. 124 +3

    Le jour se lève

    1939 — a.k.a. Daybreak, in 13 top lists Check
  17. 142 +3

    High Sierra

    1941, in 7 top lists Check
  18. 147 +1

    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 24 top lists Check
  19. 160 +5

    Ossessione

    1943, in 12 top lists Check
  20. 165 +6

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 33 top lists Check
  21. 166 +3

    Gaslight

    1944, in 9 top lists Check
  22. 168 -2

    Laura

    1944, in 19 top lists Check
  23. 170 +2

    Murder, My Sweet

    1944, in 6 top lists Check
  24. 174 +1

    Detour

    1945, in 16 top lists Check
  25. 177 -3

    Mildred Pierce

    1945, in 15 top lists Check
  26. 191 -3

    The Big Sleep

    1946, in 20 top lists Check
  27. 192 -6

    The Killers

    1946, in 15 top lists Check
  28. 193 -9

    The Postman Always Rings Twice

    1946, in 9 top lists Check
  29. 195 +1

    Monsieur Verdoux

    1947, in 11 top lists Check
  30. 196 +1

    Odd Man Out

    1947, in 11 top lists Check
  31. 199 -

    The Lady from Shanghai

    1947, in 9 top lists Check
  32. 200 +2

    Force of Evil

    1948, in 13 top lists Check
  33. 205 +2

    Rope

    1948, in 10 top lists Check
  34. 212 +4

    Kind Hearts and Coronets

    1949, in 19 top lists Check
  35. 217 -

    Whisky Galore!

    1949 — a.k.a. Whisky Galore, in 6 top lists Check
  36. 218 -5

    White Heat

    1949, in 15 top lists Check
  37. 220 +1

    Gun Crazy

    1950, in 16 top lists Check
  38. 222 +5

    Los olvidados

    1950 — a.k.a. The Young and the Damned, in 23 top lists Check
  39. 224 -1

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 31 top lists Check
  40. 227 -7

    The Asphalt Jungle

    1950, in 15 top lists Check
  41. 235 -3

    Strangers on a Train

    1951, in 15 top lists Check
  42. 238 -2

    The Lavender Hill Mob

    1951, in 8 top lists Check
  43. 253 -4

    Pickup on South Street

    1953, in 13 top lists Check
  44. 258 +4

    The Big Heat

    1953, in 17 top lists Check
  45. 267 -3

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 29 top lists Check
  46. 274 -4

    The Barefoot Contessa

    1954, in 8 top lists Check
  47. 278 -1

    Bad Day at Black Rock

    1955, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 281 +9

    Kiss Me Deadly

    1955, in 19 top lists Check
  49. 290 +3

    The Ladykillers

    1955, in 8 top lists Check
  50. 292 -

    The Night of the Hunter

    1955, in 31 top lists Check
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