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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    Le voyage dans la lune

    1902 — a.k.a. A Trip to the Moon, in 13 top lists Check
  2. 32 -

    Metropolis

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
  3. 59 -

    Frankenstein

    1931, in 18 top lists Check
  4. 91 -

    Bride of Frankenstein

    1935, in 18 top lists Check
  5. 101 -

    Things to Come

    1936, in 8 top lists Check
  6. 238 -

    The Day the Earth Stood Still

    1951, in 13 top lists Check
  7. 304 -

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    1956, in 18 top lists Check
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    The Incredible Shrinking Man

    1957, in 10 top lists Check
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    La jetée

    1962 — a.k.a. La Jetée, in 18 top lists Check
  10. 404 -

    The Nutty Professor

    1963, in 9 top lists Check
  11. 426 -

    Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution

    1965 — a.k.a. Alphaville, in 14 top lists Check
  12. 429 -

    The War Game

    1965, in 10 top lists Check
  13. 435 -

    Vinyl

    1965, in 2 top lists Check
  14. 475 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  15. 478 -

    Planet of the Apes

    1968, in 15 top lists Check
  16. 520 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
  17. 542 -

    Solyaris

    1972 — a.k.a. Solaris, in 26 top lists Check
  18. 568 -

    Sleeper

    1973, in 7 top lists Check
  19. 574 -

    La planète sauvage

    1973 — a.k.a. Fantastic Planet, in 9 top lists Check
  20. 607 -

    The Man Who Fell to Earth

    1976, in 8 top lists Check
  21. 617 -

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    1977, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 639 -

    Alien

    1979, in 27 top lists Check
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    Stalker

    1979, in 23 top lists Check
  24. 678 -

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    1982, in 28 top lists Check
  25. 683 -

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 30 top lists Check
  26. 688 -

    The Thing

    1982, in 20 top lists Check
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    Videodrome

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  28. 710 -

    The Terminator

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
  29. 712 -

    Ghost Busters

    1984 — a.k.a. Ghostbusters, in 13 top lists Check
  30. 720 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 23 top lists Check
  31. 728 -

    Brazil

    1985, in 22 top lists Check
  32. 730 -

    The Quiet Earth

    1985, in 3 top lists Check
  33. 738 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 20 top lists Check
  34. 751 -

    The Fly

    1986, in 10 top lists Check
  35. 774 -

    RoboCop

    1987, in 13 top lists Check
  36. 775 -

    Akira

    1988, in 20 top lists Check
  37. 820 -

    Total Recall

    1990, in 7 top lists Check
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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    1991, in 21 top lists Check
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    Delicatessen

    1991, in 12 top lists Check
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    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 23 top lists Check
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    Independence Day

    1996, in 8 top lists Check
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    Lola rennt

    1998 — a.k.a. Run Lola Run, in 6 top lists Check
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    The Matrix

    1999, in 26 top lists Check
  44. 970 +3

    District 9

    2009, in 9 top lists Check
  45. 973 +3

    Inception

    2010, in 17 top lists Check
  46. 981 +4

    Gravity

    2013, in 9 top lists Check
  47. 986 +4

    Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

    2015, in 8 top lists Check
  48. 990 +5

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 16 top lists Check
  49. 1005 new

    Blade Runner 2049

    2017, in 9 top lists Check
  50. 1007 new

    Black Panther

    2018, in 6 top lists Check
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Last updated on Oct 18, 2018 by joachimt; source