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This list is drawn from "The New York Times Book of Movies: The Essential 1,000 Films to See", published in 2019. It contains a selection of 1000 reviews that have been printed in The New York Times. 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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  1. 1 -

    À nous la liberté

    1931 — a.k.a. À Nous la Liberté, in 5 top lists Check
  2. 2 +2

    Adam's Rib

    1949, in 8 top lists Check
  3. 3 +2

    Adaptation.

    2002, in 10 top lists Check
  4. 4 +3

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    1938, in 16 top lists Check
  5. 5 +3

    Affliction

    1997, in 1 top list Check
  6. 6 +3

    The African Queen

    1951, in 11 top lists Check
  7. 7 +3

    L'âge d'or

    1930 — a.k.a. L'Age d'Or, in 15 top lists Check
  8. 8 +4

    Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

    1972 — a.k.a. Aguirre, the Wrath of God, in 17 top lists Check
  9. 9 +4

    A.I. Artificial Intelligence

    2001, in 11 top lists Check
  10. 10 +4

    Airplane!

    1980, in 14 top lists Check
  11. 11 +5

    Aleksandr Nevskiy

    1938 — a.k.a. Alexander Nevsky, in 12 top lists Check
  12. 12 +5

    Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

    1974, in 4 top lists Check
  13. 13 new

    Alien

    1979, in 28 top lists Check
  14. 14 +5

    Aliens

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  15. 15 +5

    All About Eve

    1950, in 24 top lists Check
  16. 16 +5

    Todo sobre mi madre

    1999 — a.k.a. All About My Mother, in 17 top lists Check
  17. 17 +6

    All That Heaven Allows

    1955, in 11 top lists Check
  18. 18 +6

    All the King's Men

    1949, in 8 top lists Check
  19. 19 +6

    All the President's Men

    1976, in 20 top lists Check
  20. 20 +2

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    1930, in 16 top lists Check
  21. 21 +6

    Amarcord

    1973, in 15 top lists Check
  22. 22 +7

    America America

    1963, in 7 top lists Check
  23. 23 +7

    Der amerikanische Freund

    1977 — a.k.a. The American Friend, in 8 top lists Check
  24. 24 +7

    American Graffiti

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
  25. 25 +9

    American Movie

    1999, in 5 top lists Check
  26. 26 +6

    An American in Paris

    1951, in 17 top lists Check
  27. 27 +6

    The Americanization of Emily

    1964, in 1 top list Check
  28. 28 +7

    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 15 top lists Check
  29. 29 new

    Amour

    2012, in 13 top lists Check
  30. 30 +7

    Anatomy of a Murder

    1959, in 12 top lists Check
  31. 31 new

    Zendegi va digar hich

    1992 — a.k.a. And Life Goes On, in 8 top lists Check
  32. 32 new

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  33. 33 +5

    The Angry Silence

    1960, in 1 top list Check
  34. 34 +6

    Anna Christie

    1930, in 3 top lists Check
  35. 35 +6

    Annie Hall

    1977, in 33 top lists Check
  36. 36 +6

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  37. 37 +6

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  38. 38 +7

    The Apostle

    1997, in 3 top lists Check
  39. 39 +7

    L'argent

    1983 — a.k.a. L'Argent, in 8 top lists Check
  40. 40 new

    L'armée des ombres

    1969 — a.k.a. Army of Shadows, in 17 top lists Check
  41. 41 +6

    Popiól i diament

    1958 — a.k.a. Ashes and Diamonds, in 16 top lists Check
  42. 42 +6

    The Asphalt Jungle

    1950, in 15 top lists Check
  43. 43 +6

    L'Atalante

    1934, in 21 top lists Check
  44. 44 +7

    Atlantic City, USA

    1980 — a.k.a. Atlantic City, in 13 top lists Check
  45. 45 new

    Au hasard Balthazar

    1966 — a.k.a. Au Hasard Balthazar, in 17 top lists Check
  46. 46 +6

    Au revoir les enfants

    1987 — a.k.a. Au Revoir les Enfants, in 13 top lists Check
  47. 47 +6

    L'avventura

    1960 — a.k.a. L'Avventura, in 23 top lists Check
  48. 48 +6

    The Awful Truth

    1937, in 13 top lists Check
  49. 49 +6

    Babettes gæstebud

    1987 — a.k.a. Babette's Feast, in 11 top lists Check
  50. 50 +6

    Baby Doll

    1956, in 6 top lists Check