100 Movies to See Before You Die: The All-Time Greats

100 Movies to See Before You Die: The All-Time Greats

100 Movies to See Before You Die: The All-Time Greats

 

100 Movies to See Before You Die: 
  • 12 Angry Men (1957)
    DIRECTED BY: Sidney Lumet
    STARRING: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, E. G. Marshall
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
    DIRECTED BY: Stanley Kubrick
    STARRING: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester
  • The 400 Blows (1959)
    DIRECTED BY: Francois Truffaut
    STARRING: Jean-Pierre Leaud, Patrick Auffay
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • 8 ½ (1963)
    DIRECTED BY: Federico Fellini
    STARRING: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimee
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  • The African Queen (1952)
    DIRECTED BY: John Huston
    STARRING: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley
  • Alien (1979)
    DIRECTED BY: Ridley Scott
    STARRING: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright
  • All About Eve (1950)
    DIRECTED BY: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    STARRING: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders
  • Annie Hall (1977)
    DIRECTED BY: Woody Allen
    STARRING: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton
  • Apocalypse Now (1979)
    DIRECTED BY: Francis Ford Coppola
    STARRING: Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
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  • The Battle of Algiers (1967)
    DIRECTED BY: Gillo Pontecorvo
    STARRING: Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Brahim Haggiag
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • The Bicycle Thief (1948)
    DIRECTED BY: Vittorio De Sica
    STARRING: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Blade Runner (1982)
    DIRECTED BY: Ridley Scott
    STARRING: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young
  • Blazing Saddles (1974)
    DIRECTED BY: Mel Brooks
    STARRING: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens
  • Blow Up (1966)
    DIRECTED BY: Michelangelo Antononi
    STARRING: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
    DIRECTED BY: David Lynch
    STARRING: Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
    DIRECTED BY: Arthur Penn
    STARRING: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard
  • Breathless (1960)
    DIRECTED BY: Jean-Luc Godard
    STARRING: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
    DIRECTED BY: David Lean
    STARRING: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins,
  • Bringing Up Baby (1938)
    DIRECTED BY: Howard Hawks
    STARRING: Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
    DIRECTED BY: George Roy Hill
    STARRING: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross

 

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  • Casablanca (1942)
    DIRECTED BY: Michael Curtiz
    STARRING: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid
  • Chinatown (1974)
    DIRECTED BY: Roman Polanski
    STARRING: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
    DIRECTED BY: Orson Welles
    STARRING: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    DIRECTED BY: Ang Lee
    STARRING: Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang
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  • Die Hard (1988)
    DIRECTED BY: John McTiernan
    STARRING: Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Alan Rickman
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Do the Right Thing (1989)
    DIRECTED BY: Spike Lee
    STARRING: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Double Indemnity (1944)
    DIRECTED BY: Billy Wilder
    STARRING: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    DIRECTED BY: Stanley Kubrick
    STARRING: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden
  • Duck Soup (1933)
    DIRECTED BY: Leo McCarey
    STARRING: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT

 

 

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  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
    DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
    STARRING: Dee Wallace Stone, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore
  • Enter the Dragon (1973)
    DIRECTED BY: Robert Clouse
    STARRING: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly
  • The Exorcist (1973)
    DIRECTED BY: William Friedkin
    STARRING: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair,
100 Movies to watch Before You Die: The All-Time Greats
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  • Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
    DIRECTED BY: Amy Heckerling
    STARRING: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold,
  • The French Connection (1971)
    DIRECTED BY: William Friedkin
    STARRING: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider
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  • The Godfather (1972)
    DIRECTED BY: Francis Ford Coppola
    STARRING: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan,
  • The Godfather, Part II (1974)
    DIRECTED BY: Francis Ford Coppola
    STARRING: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton
  • Goldfinger (1964)
    DIRECTED BY: Guy Hamilton
    STARRING: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1968)
    DIRECTED BY: Sergio Leone
    STARRING: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef
  • Goodfellas (1990)
    DIRECTED BY: Martin Scorsese
    STARRING: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci
  • The Graduate (1967)
    DIRECTED BY: Mike Nichols
    STARRING: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross,
  • Grand Illusion (1938)
    DIRECTED BY: Jean Renoir
    STARRING: Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
    DIRECTED BY: Harold Ramis
    STARRING: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott
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  • A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
    DIRECTED BY: Richard Lester
    STARRING: The Beatles
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
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  • In the Mood For Love (2001)
    DIRECTED BY: Wong Kar-Wai
    STARRING: Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung
  • It Happened One Night (1934)
    DIRECTED BY: Frank Capra
    STARRING: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert
  • It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
    DIRECTED BY: Frank Capra
    STARRING: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
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  • Jaws (1975)
    DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
    STARRING: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
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  • King Kong (1933)
    DIRECTED BY: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Shoedsack
    STARRING: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong
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  • The Lady Eve (1941)
    DIRECTED BY: Preston Sturges
    STARRING: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    DIRECTED BY: David Lean
    STARRING: Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn
  • The Lord of the Rings (2001,2002,2003)
    DIRECTED BY: Peter Jackson
    STARRING: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
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  • M (1931)
    DIRECTED BY: Fritz Lang
    STARRING: Peter Lorre, Theodor Loos, Otto Wernicke
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • M*A*S*H (1970)
    DIRECTED BY: Robert Altman
    STARRING: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt
  • The Maltese Falcon (1941)
    DIRECTED BY: John Huston
    STARRING: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet
  • The Matrix (1999)
    DIRECTED BY: Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski
    STARRING: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
  • Modern Times (1936)
    DIRECTED BY: Charlie Chaplin
    STARRING: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
    DIRECTED BY: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
    STARRING: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

 

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  • National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)
    DIRECTED BY: John Landis
    STARRING: John Belushi, Tim Matheson
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Network (1976)
    DIRECTED BY: Sidney Lumet
    STARRING: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch
  • Nosferatu (1922)
    DIRECTED BY: F.W. Murnau
    STARRING: Max Schreck, Gustave Von Wagenheim, Greta Schroeder,
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  • On the Waterfront (1954)
    DIRECTED BY: Elia Kazan
    STARRING: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
    DIRECTED BY: Milos Forman
    STARRING: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield
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  • Paths of Glory (1958)
    DIRECTED BY: Stanley Kubrick
    STARRING: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Princess Mononoke (1999)
    DIRECTED BY: Hayao Miyazaki
    STARRING: Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton, Minnie Driver
  • Psycho (1960)
    DIRECTED BY: Alfred Hitchcock
    STARRING: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
    DIRECTED BY: Quentin Tarantino
    STARRING: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman
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  • Raging Bull (1980)
    DIRECTED BY: Martin Scorsese
    STARRING: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty-Gentile, Joe Pesci
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
    DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
    STARRING: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman
  • Raise the Red Lantern (1992)
    DIRECTED BY: Zhang Yimou
    STARRING: Gong Li, He Caifei, Cao Cuifeng
  • Rashomon (1951)
    DIRECTED BY: Akira Kurosawa
    STARRING: Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Rear Window (1954)
    DIRECTED BY: Alfred Hitchcock
    STARRING: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr
  • Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
    DIRECTED BY: Nicholas Ray
    STARRING: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo
  • Rocky (1976)
    DIRECTED BY: John Avildsen
    STARRING: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young
  • Roman Holiday (1953)
    DIRECTED BY: William Wyler
    STARRING: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert
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  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
    DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
    STARRING: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Schindler’s List (1993)
    DIRECTED BY: Steven Spielberg
    STARRING: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes
  • The Searchers (1956)
    DIRECTED BY: John Ford
    STARRING: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles
  • Seven Samurai (1954)
    DIRECTED BY: Akira Kurosawa
    STARRING: Takashi Shimura, Toshiro Mifune, Yoshio Inaba
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
    DIRECTED BY: Frank Darabont
    STARRING: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    DIRECTED BY: Jonathan Demme
    STARRING: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
  • Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
    DIRECTED BY: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelley
    STARRING: Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
    DIRECTED BY: David Hand
    STARRING: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • Some Like It Hot (1959)
    DIRECTED BY: Billy Wilder
    STARRING: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon
  • The Sound of Music (1965)
    DIRECTED BY: Robert Wise
    STARRING: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer
  • Star Wars (1977)
    DIRECTED BY: George Lucas
    STARRING: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
  • Sunset Blvd. (1950)
    DIRECTED BY: Billy Wilder
    STARRING: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim
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  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
    DIRECTED BY: James Cameron
    STARRING: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton
  • The Third Man (1949)
    DIRECTED BY: Carol Reed
    STARRING: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles
  • This is Spinal Tap (1984)
    DIRECTED BY: Rob Reiner
    STARRING: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest
  • Titanic (1997)
    DIRECTED BY: James Cameron
    STARRING: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
    DIRECTED BY: Robert Mulligan
    STARRING: Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Phillip Alford
  • Toy Story (1995)
    DIRECTED BY: John Lasseter
    STARRING: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles
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  • The Usual Suspects (1995)
    DIRECTED BY: Bryan Singer
    STARRING: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
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  • Vertigo (1958)
    DIRECTED BY: Alfred Hitchcock
    STARRING: James Stewart, Kim Novak
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
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  • When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
    DIRECTED BY: Rob Reiner
    STARRING: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher
  • Wild Strawberries (1957)
    DIRECTED BY: Ingmar Bergman
    STARRING: Victor Sjostrom, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Ingrid Thulin
  • Wings of Desire (1988)
    DIRECTED BY: Wim Wenders
    STARRING: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
    DIRECTED BY: Victor Fleming
    STARRING: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown(1988)
    DIRECTED BY: Pedro Almodovar
    STARRING: Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas
    WHY YOU SHOULD SEE IT
  • The World of Apu (1959)
    DIRECTED BY: Satyajit Ray
100 Movies to See Before You Die: The All-Time Greats

 

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