100 Movies to See Before You Die

For someone who has watched alot of movies, I’m surprised Indiana Jones, Kill Bill, Infernal Affairs (無間道, 无间道) or Fight Club did not make it into the list. 😡

1 – CASABLANCA (Michael Curtiz, 1942)
2 – THERE WILL BE BLOOD (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)
3 – ET: THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL (Stephen Spielberg, 1982)
4 – CHINATOWN (Roman Polanski, 1974)
5 – THE SHINING (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)
6 – VERTIGO (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)
7 – KES (Ken Loach, 1969)
8 – SUNSET BLVD. (Billy Wilder, 1950)
9 – ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (Michel Gondry, 2004)
10 – THE GODFATHER (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972)
11 – THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Robert Wise, 1965)
12 – ALIEN (Ridley Scott, 1979)
13 – 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)
14 – THE JUNGLE BOOK (Wolfgang Reitherman, 1967)
15 – APOCALYPSE NOW (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979)
16 – METROPOLIS (Fritz Lang, 1927)
17 – ANNIE HALL (Woody Allen, 1977)
18 – DON’T LOOK NOW (Nicolas Roeg, 1973)
19 – THE EXORCIST (William Friedkin, 1973)
20 – THE WIZARD OF OZ (Victor Fleming, 1939)
21 – BONNIE AND CLYDE (Arthur Penn, 1967)
22 – THE BREAKFAST CLUB (John Hughes, 1985)
23 – SOME LIKE IT HOT (Billy Wilder, 1959)
24 – THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (George Cukor, 1940)
25 – PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (Peter Weir, 1975)
26 – GOODFELLAS (Martin Scorsese, 1990)
27 – A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Stanley Jubrick, 1971)
28 – GONE WITH THE WIND (Victor Fleming, 1939)
29 – DUCK SOUP (Leo McCarey, 1933)
30 – REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (Nicholas Ray, 1955)
31 – HIS GIRL FRIDAY (Howard Hawks, 1940)
32 – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (Irvin Kershner, 1980)
33 – ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (Milos Forman, 1975)
34 – THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE (John Ford, 1962)
35 – WITHNAIL AND I (Bruce Robinson, 1987)
36 – JAWS (Steven Spielberg, 1975)
37 – BEAU TRAVAIL (Claire Denis, 1999)
38 – REAR WINDOW (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)
39 – THE GRADUATE (Mike Nichols, 1967)
40 – THE LIFE OF BRIAN (Terry Jones, 1979)
41 – A STAR IS BORN (George Cukor, 1954)
42 – BLUE VELVET (David Lynch, 1986)
43 – TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (James Cameron, 1991)
44 – A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Ella Kazan, 1951)
45 – THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP (Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1943)
46 – ALL ABOUT EVE (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1960)
47 – FARGO (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, 1996)
48 – SHOAH (Claude Lanzmann, 1985)
49 – HIGH SOCIETY (Charles Walters, 1956)
50 – BLADE RUNNER (Ridley Scott, 1982)
51 – CABARET (Bob Fosse, 1972)
52 – LA DOLCE VITA (Federico Fellini, 1960)
53 – MILDRED PIERCE (Michael Curtiz, 1945)
54 – L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (Curtis Hanson, 1977)
55 – THE MATRIX (Andy and Larry Wachowski, 1999)
56 – WHISKY GALORE! (Alexander Mackendrick, 1949)
57 – RAGING BULL (Martin Scorsese, 1980)
58 – DR ZHIVAGO (David Lean, 1965)
59 – PULP FICTION (Quentin Tarantino, 1994)
60 – THE CRYING GAME (Neil Jordan, 1992)
61 – RASHOMON (Akira Kurosawa, 1950)
62 – TAXI DRIVER (Martin Scorcese, 1976)
63 – ON THE WATERFRONT (Elia Kazan, 1954)
64 – DO THE RIGHT THING (Spike Lee, 1989)
65 – THE THIN BLUE LINE (Errol Morris, 1988)
66 – TOY STORY (John Lasseter, 1995)
67 – THE PIANO (Jane Campion, 1993)
68 – THE MALTESE FALCON (John Huston, 1941)
69 – HIDDEN (Michael Haneke, 2005)
70 – THE CONVERSATION (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974)
71 – THIS IS SPINAL TAP (Rob Reiner, 1984)
72 – DAYS OF HEAVEN (Terrence Malick, 1978)
73 – GREAT EXPECTATIONS (David Lean, 1946)
74 – ROSEMARY’S BABY (Roman Polanski, 1968)
75 – THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (Sergio Leone, 1966)
76 – BLAZING SADDLES (Mel Brooks, 1974)
77 – THE APU TRILOGY (Satyajit Ray, 1956-1959)
78 – THE LADY EVE (Preston Sturges, 1941)
79 – DELIVERANCE (John Boorman, 1972)
80 – TOKYO STORY (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953)
81 – NORTH BY NORTHWEST (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959)
82 – CHUNGKING EXPRESS (Wong Kar Wai, 1994)
83 – SPARTACUS (Stanley Kubrick, 1960)
84 – FESTEN (Thomas Vinterberg, 1999)
85 – DOG DAY AFTERNOON (Sidney Lumet, 1975)
86 – NOSFERATU (F.W. Murnau, 1922)
87 – THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (Jonathan Demme, 1991)
88 – WILD STRAWBERRIES (Ingmar Bergman, 1957)
89 – TOUCH OF EVIL (Orson Welles, 1958)
90 – TRAINSPOTTING (Danny Boyle, 1996)
91 – SHORT CUTS (Robert Altman, 1993)
92 – A BOUT DE SOUFFLE (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960)
93 – COOL HAND LUKE (Stuart Rosenberg, 1967)
94 – THE TOWERING INFERNO (John Guillermin, Irwin Allen, 1974)
95 – GRAND HOTEL (Edmund Goulding, 1932)
96 – LOST IN TRANSLATION (Sofia Coppola, 2003)
97 – POINT BREAK (Kathryn Bigelow, 1992)
98 – MY FAIR LADY (George Cukor, 1964)
99 – LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE (Jean Cocteau, 1946)
100 – JURASSIC PARK (Stephen Spielberg, 1993)

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