The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made

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This list is drawn from the second edition of "The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made", published in 2004. It contains a selection of 1000 reviews that have been printed in The New York Times in a time period of over seven decades. The majority of movies in this book are among the "10 Best Films" chosen by New York Times critics at the end of each year.

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    À nous la liberté

    1931 — a.k.a. Liberty for Us, in 5 top lists Check
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    About Schmidt

    2002, in 4 top lists Check
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    Absence of Malice

    1981, in 1 top list Check
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    Adam's Rib

    1949, in 7 top lists Check
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    Adaptation.

    2002, in 10 top lists Check
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    The Adjuster

    1991, in 3 top lists Check
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 16 top lists Check
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    Affliction

    1997, in 1 top list Check
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    The African Queen

    1951, in 9 top lists Check
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    L'âge d'or

    1930 — a.k.a. L'Age d'Or, in 14 top lists Check
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    Le journal d'une femme de chambre

    1964 — a.k.a. Diary of a Chambermaid, in 3 top lists Check
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    Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

    1972 — a.k.a. Aguirre, the Wrath of God, in 19 top lists Check
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    Artificial Intelligence: AI

    2001, in 11 top lists Check
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    Airplane!

    1980, in 13 top lists Check
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    Aladdin

    1992, in 15 top lists Check
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    Aleksandr Nevskiy

    1938 — a.k.a. Alexander Nevsky, in 13 top lists Check
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    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

    1974, in 3 top lists Check
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    Alice's Restaurant

    1969, in 1 top list Check
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    Aliens

    1986, in 20 top lists Check
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    All About Eve

    1950, in 23 top lists Check
  21. 21 -1

    Todo sobre mi madre

    1999 — a.k.a. All About My Mother, in 15 top lists Check
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    All Quiet on the Western Front

    1930, in 17 top lists Check
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    All That Heaven Allows

    1955, in 10 top lists Check
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    All the King's Men

    1949, in 8 top lists Check
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    All the President's Men

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
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    Amadeus

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Amarcord

    1973, in 14 top lists Check
  28. 28 -1

    Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

    2001 — a.k.a. Amélie, in 23 top lists Check
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    America America

    1963 — a.k.a. The Anatolian Smile, in 7 top lists Check
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    Der amerikanische Freund

    1977 — a.k.a. The American Friend, in 7 top lists Check
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    American Graffiti

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
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    An American in Paris

    1951, in 17 top lists Check
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    The Americanization of Emily

    1964, in 1 top list Check
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    American Movie

    1999, in 4 top lists Check
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    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Love's a Bitch, in 14 top lists Check
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    Anastasia

    1956, in 2 top lists Check
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    Anatomy of a Murder

    1959, in 13 top lists Check
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    The Angry Silence

    1960, in 1 top list Check
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    Anna and the King of Siam

    1946, in 2 top lists Check
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    Anna Christie

    1930, in 3 top lists Check
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    Annie Hall

    1977, in 32 top lists Check
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    The Apartment

    1960, in 24 top lists Check
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    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
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    Apollo 13

    1995, in 5 top lists Check
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    The Apostle

    1997, in 3 top lists Check
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    L'argent

    1983 — a.k.a. Money, in 8 top lists Check
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    Popiól i diament

    1958 — a.k.a. Ashes and Diamonds, in 16 top lists Check
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    The Asphalt Jungle

    1950, in 14 top lists Check
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    L'Atalante

    1934 — a.k.a. Le chaland qui passe, in 20 top lists Check
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    Zéro de conduite: Jeunes diables au collège

    1933 — a.k.a. Zero for Conduct, in 17 top lists Check