So you want to get into film?

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Created by foreverppl.

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This is a clone of a list I made for a friend who expressed an interest in getting more good films under her belt. Many of these are just plain entertaining, others are essentials. There is a nice balance of english and foreign language films, genres, and tone.

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    Shame

    2011, in 2 top lists Check
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    Tirez sur le pianiste

    1960 — a.k.a. Shoot the Piano Player, in 10 top lists Check
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    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
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    Chinatown

    1974, in 28 top lists Check
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    Schindler's List

    1993, in 31 top lists Check
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
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    Vertigo

    1958, in 41 top lists Check
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    À bout de souffle

    1960 — a.k.a. Breathless, in 27 top lists Check
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    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 31 top lists Check
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    Fargo

    1996, in 23 top lists Check
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    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
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    Moon

    2009, in 5 top lists Check
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    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
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    Se7en

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
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    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 28 top lists Check
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    Hotaru no haka

    1988 — a.k.a. Grave of the Fireflies, in 18 top lists Check
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    American Beauty

    1999, in 22 top lists Check
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    Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

    1966 — a.k.a. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, in 24 top lists Check
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    Drive

    2011, in 4 top lists Check
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    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 28 top lists Check
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    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
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    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 19 top lists Check
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    The Wrestler

    2008, in 3 top lists Check
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    Magnolia

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
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    Boogie Nights

    1997, in 11 top lists Check
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    Snatch

    2000, in 11 top lists Check
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    Being John Malkovich

    1999, in 12 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 24 top lists Check
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    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 24 top lists Check
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    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 21 top lists Check
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    The Pianist

    2002, in 19 top lists Check
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    Akira

    1988, in 20 top lists Check
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    Tekkon kinkurîto

    2006 — a.k.a. Tekkonkinkreet, in 3 top lists Check
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    Clerks

    1994, in 7 top lists Check
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    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 35 top lists Check
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    1963, in 31 top lists Check
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    Y tu mamá también

    2001 — a.k.a. Y Tu Mamá También, in 13 top lists Check
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    Sideways

    2004, in 8 top lists Check
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    Elephant

    2003, in 10 top lists Check
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    Das Leben der Anderen

    2006 — a.k.a. The Lives of Others, in 19 top lists Check
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    Grizzly Man

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
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    Die Welle

    2008 — a.k.a. The Wave, in 0 top lists Check
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    Les triplettes de Belleville

    2003 — a.k.a. The Triplets of Belleville, in 8 top lists Check
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    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 25 top lists Check
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    Gummo

    1997, in 5 top lists Check
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    Kids

    1995, in 4 top lists Check
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    Pi

    1998, in 6 top lists Check
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    Enter the Void

    2009, in 4 top lists Check
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    Nuit et brouillard

    1956 — a.k.a. Night and Fog, in 16 top lists Check
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    Four Lions

    2010, in 1 top list Check
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