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 -1

    The Birth of a Nation

    1915, in 21 top lists Check
  2. 5 -

    Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    1916, in 23 top lists Check
  3. 6 -

    Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

    1919 — a.k.a. Broken Blossoms, in 13 top lists Check
  4. 8 -

    Within Our Gates

    1920, in 5 top lists Check
  5. 9 +1

    Körkarlen

    1921 — a.k.a. The Phantom Carriage, in 15 top lists Check
  6. 10 -1

    Orphans of the Storm

    1921, in 6 top lists Check
  7. 12 +3

    Foolish Wives

    1922, in 10 top lists Check
  8. 16 +2

    La roue

    1923 — a.k.a. The Wheel, in 8 top lists Check
  9. 17 -1

    La souriante Madame Beudet

    1923 — a.k.a. The Smiling Madame Beudet, in 3 top lists Check
  10. 19 -

    Der letzte Mann

    1924 — a.k.a. The Last Laugh, in 16 top lists Check
  11. 20 +2

    Greed

    1924, in 20 top lists Check
  12. 25 -1

    Stachka

    1925 — a.k.a. Strike, in 13 top lists Check
  13. 26 +3

    The Big Parade

    1925, in 13 top lists Check
  14. 27 -2

    The Eagle

    1925, in 2 top lists Check
  15. 28 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  16. 32 -

    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
  17. 33 +3

    Napoléon vu par Abel Gance

    1927 — a.k.a. Napoleon, in 22 top lists Check
  18. 34 +4

    Oktyabr

    1927 — a.k.a. October (Ten Days that Shook the World), in 14 top lists Check
  19. 35 -2

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 34 top lists Check
  20. 36 -1

    The Jazz Singer

    1927, in 6 top lists Check
  21. 37 -

    The Kid Brother

    1927, in 6 top lists Check
  22. 38 -4

    The Unknown

    1927, in 8 top lists Check
  23. 39 +2

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 26 top lists Check
  24. 40 +3

    Potomok Chingis-Khana

    1928 — a.k.a. Storm Over Asia, in 9 top lists Check
  25. 41 +1

    Steamboat Bill, Jr.

    1928, in 12 top lists Check
  26. 42 -3

    The Crowd

    1928, in 18 top lists Check
  27. 43 -3

    The Docks of New York

    1928, in 9 top lists Check
  28. 46 +1

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  29. 47 -2

    Prapancha Pash

    1929 — a.k.a. A Throw of Dice, in 1 top list Check
  30. 49 +1

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    1930, in 15 top lists Check
  31. 50 +1

    Der blaue Engel

    1930 — a.k.a. The Blue Angel, in 16 top lists Check
  32. 51 -2

    L'âge d'or

    1930 — a.k.a. L'Age d'Or, in 15 top lists Check
  33. 52 -

    Zemlya

    1930 — a.k.a. Earth, in 15 top lists Check
  34. 54 +3

    City Lights

    1931, in 32 top lists Check
  35. 57 -2

    Limite

    1931, in 8 top lists Check
  36. 58 -5

    Little Caesar

    1931, in 10 top lists Check
  37. 59 +2

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 33 top lists Check
  38. 60 -4

    Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

    1931, in 10 top lists Check
  39. 61 -1

    The Public Enemy

    1931, in 13 top lists Check
  40. 63 +6

    Freaks

    1932, in 16 top lists Check
  41. 64 -1

    I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

    1932, in 14 top lists Check
  42. 66 +2

    Scarface: The Shame of the Nation

    1932 — a.k.a. Scarface, in 16 top lists Check
  43. 67 -1

    Shanghai Express

    1932, in 9 top lists Check
  44. 68 +4

    The Bitter Tea of General Yen

    1932, in 3 top lists Check
  45. 74 +2

    Gold Diggers of 1933

    1933, in 11 top lists Check
  46. 77 +3

    Queen Christina

    1933, in 3 top lists Check
  47. 78 -5

    She Done Him Wrong

    1933, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 80 -5

    Zéro de conduite: Jeunes diables au collège

    1933 — a.k.a. Zero for Conduct, in 16 top lists Check
  49. 83 +1

    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 top lists Check
  50. 84 -2

    Shen nu

    1934 — a.k.a. The Goddess, in 8 top lists Check