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. 6 -

    Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

    1919 — a.k.a. Broken Blossoms, in 13 top lists Check
  3. 8 -

    Within Our Gates

    1920, in 5 top lists Check
  4. 26 +3

    The Big Parade

    1925, in 13 top lists Check
  5. 35 -2

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 34 top lists Check
  6. 38 -4

    The Unknown

    1927, in 8 top lists Check
  7. 42 -3

    The Crowd

    1928, in 18 top lists Check
  8. 46 +1

    Die Büchse der Pandora

    1929 — a.k.a. Pandora's Box, in 16 top lists Check
  9. 47 -2

    Prapancha Pash

    1929 — a.k.a. A Throw of Dice, in 1 top list Check
  10. 54 +3

    City Lights

    1931, in 32 top lists Check
  11. 57 -2

    Limite

    1931, in 8 top lists Check
  12. 60 -4

    Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

    1931, in 10 top lists Check
  13. 65 -

    Love Me Tonight

    1932, in 11 top lists Check
  14. 67 -1

    Shanghai Express

    1932, in 9 top lists Check
  15. 68 +4

    The Bitter Tea of General Yen

    1932, in 3 top lists Check
  16. 69 -2

    Trouble in Paradise

    1932, in 16 top lists Check
  17. 71 -1

    42nd Street

    1933, in 12 top lists Check
  18. 73 -2

    Footlight Parade

    1933, in 5 top lists Check
  19. 81 +2

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 28 top lists Check
  20. 83 +1

    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 top lists Check
  21. 91 +3

    Peter Ibbetson

    1935, in 4 top lists Check
  22. 93 -

    Top Hat

    1935, in 14 top lists Check
  23. 95 +5

    Camille

    1936, in 6 top lists Check
  24. 96 +6

    Dodsworth

    1936, in 9 top lists Check
  25. 99 -2

    Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

    1936, in 10 top lists Check
  26. 100 -2

    My Man Godfrey

    1936, in 12 top lists Check
  27. 101 -5

    Swing Time

    1936, in 13 top lists Check
  28. 105 +1

    Make Way for Tomorrow

    1937, in 16 top lists Check
  29. 106 -1

    Pépé le Moko

    1937, in 9 top lists Check
  30. 108 -

    Stella Dallas

    1937, in 4 top lists Check
  31. 109 -5

    The Awful Truth

    1937, in 13 top lists Check
  32. 113 +4

    Bringing Up Baby

    1938, in 22 top lists Check
  33. 114 +1

    Jezebel

    1938, in 7 top lists Check
  34. 118 -5

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 17 top lists Check
  35. 121 +5

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  36. 123 +8

    La règle du jeu

    1939 — a.k.a. The Rules of the Game, in 23 top lists Check
  37. 124 +3

    Le jour se lève

    1939 — a.k.a. Daybreak, in 13 top lists Check
  38. 126 +3

    Ninotchka

    1939, in 18 top lists Check
  39. 130 -9

    Wuthering Heights

    1939, in 10 top lists Check
  40. 133 -

    His Girl Friday

    1940, in 20 top lists Check
  41. 139 -3

    The Philadelphia Story

    1940, in 20 top lists Check
  42. 146 -3

    The Lady Eve

    1941, in 19 top lists Check
  43. 149 +7

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  44. 151 +4

    Mrs. Miniver

    1942, in 9 top lists Check
  45. 152 -1

    Now, Voyager

    1942, in 12 top lists Check
  46. 153 -

    The Magnificent Ambersons

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
  47. 155 -5

    The Palm Beach Story

    1942, in 13 top lists Check
  48. 160 +5

    Ossessione

    1943, in 12 top lists Check
  49. 162 -2

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    1943, in 16 top lists Check
  50. 163 -

    The Man in Grey

    1943, in 2 top lists Check
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