The Essential 1000



Welcome to the Essential 1000. Below you'll find a list, in chronological order, of the 1,000 films that this site feels are Essential to any cinephile. With apologies to the authors of THIS great book series. The list features film from the beginning of cinema through 2015, each year the list will get updated with new entries. So start checking them off now!

  1. The Arrival of a Train (1896)
  2. The Four Troublesome Heads (1898)
  3. A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage Dans la Lune) (1902)
  4. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  5. An Impossible Voyage (Le voyage à travers l'impossible) (1904)
  6. Fantasmagori (1908)
  7. Frankenstein (1910)
  8. A Christmas Carol (1910)
  9. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910)
  10. Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914)
  11. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  12. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Through the Ages (1916)
  13. The Immigrant (1917)
  14. Broken Blossoms or the Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)
  15. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  16. The Golem: How He Came into the World (1920)
  17. Within Our Gates (1920)
  18. Way Down East (1920)
  19. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  20. The Mark of Zorro (1920)
  21. The Kid (1921)
  22. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  23. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  24. The Sheik (1921)
  25. Nosferatu (1922)
  26. Nanook of the North (1922)
  27. Foolish Wives (1922)
  28. Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
  29. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
  30. Safety Last! (1923)
  31. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) 
  32. Our Hospitality (1923)
  33. Why Worry? (1923)
  34. La Roue [The Wheel] (1923)
  35. Greed (1924)
  36. The Navigator (1924)
  37. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  38. The Last Laugh (1924)
  39. Girl Shy (1924)
  40. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
  41. Seven Chances (1925)
  42. The Gold Rush (1925)
  43. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  44. Strike! (1925)
  45. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
  46. The Phantom of the Opera (1925) 
  47. The Freshman (1925)
  48. Go West (1925)
  49. The Son of the Sheik (1925)
  50. The Eagle (1925)
  51. The General (1926)
  52. The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) 
  53. Faust (1926)
  54. Metropolis (1927)
  55. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  56. 7th Heaven (1927)
  57. The Unknown (1927)
  58. Wings (1927)
  59. It! (1927)
  60. The Jazz Singer (1927) 
  61. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) 
  62. The Ring (1927)
  63. Underworld (1927)
  64. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  65. The Cameraman (1928)
  66. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
  67. The Last Command (1928)
  68. The Circus (1928) 
  69. The Crowd (1928)  
  70. Tempest (1928)
  71. Steamboat Willie (1928)
  72. Un Chien Andalou (1929)
  73. The Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
  74. The Love Parade (1929)
  75. Pandora's Box (1929)
  76. Queen Kelly (1929)
  77. The Iron Mask (1929)
  78. Blackmail (1929)
  79. Woman in the Moon (1929)
  80. The Manxman (1929)
  81. The Broadway Melody (1929)
  82. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  83. Morocco (1930)
  84. Animal Crackers (1930)
  85. Murder! (1930)
  86. City Lights (1931)
  87. Frankenstein (1931)
  88. M (1931)
  89. The Public Enemy (1931)
  90. Dracula (1931)
  91. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  92. À Nous La Liberté (1931)
  93. Little Caesar (1931)
  94. The Front Page (1931)
  95. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
  96. Scarface: The Shame of a Nation (1932)
  97. Freaks (1932)
  98. Vampyr (1932)
  99. Trouble in Paradise (1932)
  100. The Most Dangerous Game (1932) 
  101. The Mummy (1932) 
  102. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
  103. Grand Hotel (1932)
  104. A Farewell to Arms (1932)
  105. White Zombie (1932)
  106. King Kong (1933)
  107. Duck Soup (1933)
  108. The Invisible Man (1933) 
  109. 42nd Street (1933)
  110. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  111. Dinner at Eight (1933)
  112. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) 
  113. The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) 
  114. She Done Him Wrong (1933)
  115. It Happened One Night (1934)
  116. The Gay Divorcee (1934) 
  117. The Thin Man (1934) 
  118. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) 
  119. The Black Cat (1934)
  120. Of Human Bondage (1934)
  121. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  122. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  123. Top Hat (1935)
  124. A Night at the Opera (1935)
  125. The 39 Steps (1935) 
  126. Mad Love (1935)
  127. Alice Adams (1935)
  128. The Informer (1935)
  129. G-Men (1935)
  130. Modern Times (1936)
  131. Swing Time (1936)
  132. Fury (1936)
  133. My Man Godfrey (1936)
  134. Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
  135. Dodsworth (1936)
  136. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  137. Sabotage (1936)
  138. Secret Agent (1936)
  139. Libeled Lady (1936)
  140. Things to Come (1936)
  141. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  142. Grand Illusion (1937)
  143. The Awful Truth (1937) 
  144. Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
  145. Lost Horizon (1937)
  146. Captains Courageous (1937)
  147. Shall We Dance (1937)
  148. Young and Innocent (1937)
  149. The Life of Emile Zola (1937) 
  150. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  151. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  152. A Christmas Carol (1938)
  153. Jezebel (1938)
  154. The Lady Vanishes (1938) 
  155. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
  156. Boys Town (1938)
  157. You Can't Take it With You (1938)
  158. Holiday (1938)
  159. Pygmalion (1938)
  160. Olympia: Part 1 & 2 (1938)
  161. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  162. Gone With the Wind (1939)
  163. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  164. Stagecoach (1939)
  165. Wuthering Heights (1939)
  166. Ninotchka (1939)
  167. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
  168. The Rules of the Game (1939) 
  169. Destry Rides Again (1939)
  170. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
  171. Son of Frankenstein (1939)
  172. Dark Victory (1939)
  173. The Great Dictator (1940) 
  174. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) 
  175. The Philadelphia Story (1940) 
  176. Pinocchio (1940)
  177. Rebecca (1940)
  178. Fantasia (1940)
  179. The Shop Around the Corner (1940) 
  180. His Girl Friday (1940)
  181. The Letter (1940)
  182. The Mark of Zorro (1940) 
  183. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
  184. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
  185. Citizen Kane (1941)
  186. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  187. The Little Foxes (1941)
  188. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
  189. The Lady Eve (1941) 
  190. Sergeant York (1941)
  191. Ball of Fire (1941)
  192. Meet John Doe (1941)
  193. Suspicion (1941)
  194. The Wolf Man (1941) 
  195. Dumbo (1941)
  196. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
  197. Casablanca (1942)
  198. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
  199. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  200. Holiday Inn (1942)
  201. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
  202. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
  203. Now, Voyager (1942)
  204. Bambi (1942)
  205. The Palm Beach Story (1942)
  206. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
  207. Cat People (1942)
  208. I Married a Witch (1942)
  209. Woman of the Year (1942)
  210. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  211. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
  212. The More the Merrier (1943)
  213. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
  214. Jane Eyre (1943)
  215. Stormy Weather (1943)
  216. Der Fuehrer's Face (1943)
  217. Heaven Can Wait (1943)
  218. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
  219. Double Indemnity (1944)
  220. Laura (1944)
  221. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  222. Gaslight (1944)
  223. To Have and Have Not (1944)
  224. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  225. Lifeboat (1944)
  226. Henry V (1944)
  227. Ivan The Terrible, Part I & II (1944)
  228. The Uninvited (1944)
  229. Murder, My Sweet (1944)
  230. Ministry of Fear (1944)
  231. Rome, Open City (1945)
  232. Brief Encounter (1945)
  233. Spellbound (1945)
  234. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
  235. Children of Paradise (1945)
  236. And Then There Were None (1945)
  237. The Lost Weekend (1945) 
  238. Mildred Pierce (1945)
  239. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) 
  240. The Body Snatcher (1945)
  241. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
  242. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
  243. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  244. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
  245. Notorious (1946)
  246. Great Expectations (1946)
  247. The Big Sleep (1946)
  248. A Matter of Life and Death [Stairway to Heaven] (1946)
  249. My Darling Clementine (1946)
  250. The Killers (1946)
  251. Gilda (1946)
  252. La belle et la bête [Beauty and the Beast] (1946)
  253. Duel in the Sun (1946)
  254. Black Narcissus (1947)
  255. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  256. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) 
  257. Out of the Past (1947)
  258. The Bishop's Wife (1947)
  259. Gentlemen's Agreement (1947)
  260. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
  261. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
  262. Possessed (1947)
  263. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)  
  264. The Red Shoes (1948)
  265. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  266. Rope (1948)
  267. Red River (1948)
  268. Hamlet (1948)
  269. The Snake Pit (1948)
  270. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  271. Oliver Twist (1948) 
  272. Key Largo (1948)
  273. The Naked City (1948)
  274. Easter Parade (1948)
  275. The Third Man (1949)
  276. Adam's Rib (1949)
  277. White Heat (1949)
  278. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  279. Late Spring (1949)
  280. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
  281. The Heiress (1949) 
  282. All The King's Men (1949)
  283. A Letter to Three Wives (1949) 
  284. On the Town (1949)
  285. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  286. All About Eve (1950)
  287. The Gunfighter (1950)
  288. In a Lonely Place (1950)
  289. Rashômon (1950)
  290. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
  291. Winchester '73 (1950)
  292. Cinderella (1950)
  293. Harvey (1950)
  294. Gun Crazy (1950)
  295. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  296. The African Queen (1951)
  297. The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
  298. An American in Paris (1951)
  299. Strangers on a Train (1951)
  300. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
  301. Scrooge [A Christmas Carol] (1951)
  302. A Place in the Sun (1951)
  303. Ace in the Hole (1951)
  304. The Thing From Another World (1951)  
  305. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  306. When Worlds Collide (1951)
  307. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  308. High Noon (1952)
  309. The Quiet Man (1952)
  310. Umberto D. (1952)
  311. Ikiru (1952)
  312. Tokyo Story (1953)
  313. Shane (1953)
  314. Roman Holiday (1953)
  315. Ugetsu (1953)
  316. The Wages of Fear (1953)
  317. Stalag 17 (1953)
  318. Duck Amuck (1953)
  319. From Here to Eternity (1953)
  320. M. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
  321. The Band Wagon (1953)
  322. Peter Pan (1953)
  323. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  324. House of Wax (1953)
  325. Rear Window (1954)
  326. On The Waterfront (1954)
  327. Seven Samurai (1954)
  328. A Star is Born (1954)
  329. La Strada (1954)
  330. Sabrina (1954)
  331. Sansho The Bailiff (1954)
  332. Gojira [Godzilla] (1954)
  333. Johnny Guitar (1954)
  334. Them! (1954)
  335. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  336. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
  337. White Christmas (1954)
  338. Night and Fog (1955)
  339. The Night of the Hunter (1955) 
  340. Marty (1955)
  341. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  342. Les Diaboliques (1955)
  343. Rififi (Du Rififi Chez Les Hommes) (1955)
  344. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
  345. To Catch a Thief (1955)
  346. East of Eden (1955)
  347. Mister Roberts (1955)
  348. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
  349. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  350. Guys and Dolls (1955)
  351. The Searchers (1956) 
  352. The Ten Commandments (1956) 
  353. Giant (1956)
  354. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  355. The Killing (1956) 
  356. A Man Escaped (1956)
  357. The Red Balloon (1956) 
  358. Forbidden Planet (1956)
  359. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) 
  360. Written on the Wind (1956)
  361. The Wrong Man (1956)
  362. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  363. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  364. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  365. Nights of Cabiria (1957)
  366. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  367. What's Opera, Doc? (1957)
  368. The Seventh Seal (1957) 
  369. Paths of Glory (1957)
  370. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
  371. Wild Strawberries (1957)
  372. Throne of Blood (1957)
  373. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
  374. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  375. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
  376. Vertigo (1958)
  377. Touch of Evil (1958)
  378. Auntie Mame (1958)
  379. I Want to Live! (1958)
  380. The Defiant Ones (1958)
  381. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  382. A Night to Remember (1958)
  383. Mon Oncle (1958)
  384. The Hidden Fortress (1958) 
  385. Horror of Dracula (1958)
  386. The Blob (1958)
  387. Gigi (1958)
  388. North By Northwest (1959)
  389. Ben-Hur (1959)
  390. Some Like it Hot (1959)
  391. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  392. Rio Bravo (1959)
  393. The 400 Blows (1959) 
  394. Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959)
  395. Pickpocket (1959)
  396. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
  397. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  398. Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
  399. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  400. Psycho (1960)
  401. The Apartment (1960) 
  402. Spartacus (1960)
  403. Breathless (1960)
  404. The Virgin Spring (1960) 
  405. Eyes Without a Face (1960)
  406. L'Avventura (1960)
  407. The Magnificent Seven (1960) 
  408. La Dolce Vita (1960)
  409. Inherit the Wind (1960)
  410. Peeping Tom (1960)
  411. Black Sunday (1960)
  412. West Side Story (1961)
  413. A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
  414. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  415. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  416. The Hustler (1961)
  417. The Innocents (1961)
  418. Yojimbo (1961)
  419. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
  420. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
  421. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
  422. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  423. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  424. The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 
  425. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
  426. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
  427. Jules et Jim (1962)
  428. Cape Fear (1962)
  429. How The West Was Won (1962)
  430. Dr. No (1962)
  431. La Jetée (1962)
  432. Lolita (1962)
  433. Harakiri (1962)
  434. Carnival of Souls (1962)
  435. 8½ (1963)
  436. The Leopard (1963) 
  437. High and Low (1963)
  438. The Great Escape (1963) 
  439. The Birds (1963) 
  440. Charade (1963)
  441. Lilies of the Field (1963)
  442. From Russia With Love (1963)
  443. Contempt (1963)
  444. Shock Corridor (1963)
  445. The Haunting (1963)
  446. Winter Light (1963)
  447. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
  448. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  449. Goldfinger (1964)
  450. My Fair Lady (1964)
  451. Mary Poppins (1964)
  452. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
  453. A Shot in the Dark (1964)
  454. Fail-Safe (1964)
  455. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  456. Band of Outsiders [Bande à part] (1964)
  457. The Night of the Iguana (1964)
  458. The Last Man on Earth (1964) 
  459. Marnie (1964)
  460. The Sound of Music (1965) 
  461. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  462. Repulsion (1965)
  463. For a Few Dollars More (1965)
  464. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965)
  465. Thunderball (1965)
  466. Pierrot le fou (1965)
  467. Alphaville (1965)
  468. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966)
  469. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  470. Persona (1966)
  471. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
  472. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
  473. Seconds (1966)
  474. Alfie (1966)
  475. Django (1966)
  476. Blow-Up (1966)
  477. Fantastic Voyage (1966)
  478. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  479. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  480. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  481. Samurai Rebellion (1967)
  482. The Dirty Dozen (1967) 
  483. The Graduate (1967)
  484. Le Samouraï (1967)
  485. Wait Until Dark (1967)
  486. Playtime (1967)
  487. In Cold Blood (1967)
  488. The Producers (1967)
  489. Point Blank (1967)
  490. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
  491. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  492. The Odd Couple (1968)
  493. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
  494. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  495. Bullitt (1968) 
  496. The Lion in Winter (1968) 
  497. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  498. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
  499. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  500. The Wild Bunch (1969) 
  501. Z (1969)
  502. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  503. Army of Shadows (1969)
  504. True Grit (1969)
  505. Easy Rider (1969)
  506. The Italian Job (1969) 
  507. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
  508. Patton (1970)
  509. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
  510. M*A*S*H (1970)
  511. Airport (1970)
  512. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  513. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)  
  514. El Topo (1970)
  515. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  516. The French Connection (1971)
  517. The Last Picture Show (1971)
  518. Dirty Harry (1971)
  519. Harold and Maude (1971)
  520. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
  521. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)
  522. Shaft (1971)
  523. Get Carter (1971)
  524. Duel (1971)
  525. THX 1138 (1971)
  526. The Godfather (1972)
  527. Cries and Whispers (1972)
  528. Solaris (1972)
  529. The Way of the Dragon (Return of the Dragon) (1972)
  530. Deliverance (1972)
  531. Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
  532. Fist of Fury (The Chinese Connection) (1972)
  533. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  534. Last Tango in Paris (1972)
  535. Cabaret (1972)
  536. The Exorcist (1973)
  537. The Sting (1973)
  538. American Graffiti (1973)
  539. Mean Streets (1973)
  540. Badlands (1973)
  541. Scenes From a Marriage (1973)
  542. Enter The Dragon (1973)
  543. The Long Goodbye (1973) 
  544. Serpico (1973)
  545. Soylent Green (1973)
  546. Amarcord (1973)
  547. Don't Look Now (1973)
  548. The Wicker Man (1973)
  549. The Holy Mountain (1973)
  550. Westworld (1973)
  551. Paper Moon (1973)
  552. Sleeper (1973)
  553. The Godfather Part II (1974)
  554. Chinatown (1974)
  555. Blazing Saddles (1974)
  556. Hearts and Minds (1974)
  557. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
  558. Young Frankenstein (1974)
  559. The Conversation (1974)
  560. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) 
  561. Lenny (1974)
  562. The Towering Inferno (1974)
  563. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  564. Jaws (1975)
  565. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  566. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  567. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  568. Deep Red [Profondo Rosso] (1975)
  569. Nashville (1975)
  570. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  571. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
  572. 3 Days of the Condor (1975)
  573. Death Race 2000 (1975)
  574. Rocky (1976)
  575. Taxi Driver (1976)
  576. All The President's Men (1976)
  577. Network (1976)
  578. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
  579. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) 
  580. The Shootist (1976) 
  581. Carrie (1976)
  582. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
  583. The Omen (1976) 
  584. Marathon Man (1976)
  585. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
  586. Star Wars (1977)
  587. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  588. Annie Hall (1977)
  589. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
  590. Pumping Iron (1977)
  591. Suspiria (1977)
  592. Slap Shot (1977)
  593. The Ascent (1977) 
  594. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
  595. Eraserhead (1977)
  596. Sorcerer (1977)
  597. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  598. Superman: The Movie (1978)
  599. The Deer Hunter (1978) 
  600. Midnight Express (1978)
  601. Halloween (1978)
  602. Animal House (1978)
  603. Days of Heaven (1978)
  604. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  605. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
  606. Grease (1978)
  607. Drunken Master (1978)
  608. Alien (1979)
  609. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  610. Manhattan (1979)
  611. Being There (1979)
  612. The Muppet Movie (1979) 
  613. The Warriors (1979)
  614. Stalker (1979)
  615. Breaking Away (1979)
  616. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
  617. Mad Max (1979)
  618. Kramer VS Kramer (1979)
  619. The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 
  620. Raging Bull (1980)
  621. The Shining (1980)
  622. Airplane! (1980)
  623. The Elephant Man (1980)
  624. Ordinary People (1980)
  625. The Blues Brothers (1980) 
  626. Atlantic City (1980)
  627. The Long Good Friday (1980) 
  628. Superman II (1980)
  629. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  630. Reds (1981)
  631. The Evil Dead (1981) 
  632. Das Boot (1981)
  633. Mad Max: The Road Warrior (1981)
  634. Chariots of Fire (1981)
  635. Body Heat (1981)
  636. Thief (1981)
  637. Escape From New York (1981)
  638. Blow Out (1981)
  639. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  640. Blade Runner (1982)
  641. Gandhi (1982)
  642. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  643. Tootsie (1982)
  644. The Verdict (1982)
  645. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  646. Victor Victoria (1982)
  647. The King of Comedy (1982)
  648. Sophie's Choice (1982)
  649. The Thing (1982)
  650. Return of the Jedi (1983)
  651. The Right Stuff (1983) 
  652. Scarface (1983)
  653. Terms of Endearment (1983)
  654. A Christmas Story (1983)
  655. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
  656. WarGames (1983)
  657. Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
  658. Risky Business (1983)
  659. Trading Places (1983)
  660. Videodrome (1983)
  661. The Terminator (1984)
  662. Ghostbusters (1984)
  663. Amadeus (1984)
  664. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)
  665. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  666. Paris, Texas (1984)
  667. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  668. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  669. This is Spinal Tap (1984)
  670. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
  671. Gremlins (1984)
  672. Back to the Future (1985)
  673. The Color Purple (1985)
  674. Brazil (1985)
  675. Ran (1985)
  676. The Breakfast Club (1985) 
  677. Blood Simple (1985)
  678. Witness (1985)
  679. Come and See (1985)
  680. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
  681. Re-Animator (1985)
  682. The Goonies (1985)
  683. Aliens (1986)
  684. Blue Velvet (1986)
  685. Platoon (1986)
  686. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  687. Stand By Me (1986)
  688. Hoosiers (1986)
  689. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  690. The Fly (1986)
  691. Manhunter (1986)
  692. The Color of Money (1986)
  693. Top Gun (1986)
  694. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
  695. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  696. Evil Dead II (1987)
  697. The Princess Bride (1987)
  698. Broadcast News (1987)
  699. Lethal Weapon (1987)
  700. The Untouchables (1987)
  701. Wings of Desire (1987)
  702. Raising Arizona (1987)
  703. Fatal Attraction (1987)
  704. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
  705. Robocop (1987)
  706. Predator (1987)
  707. Die Hard (1988)
  708. Rain Man (1988)
  709. Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
  710. The Vanishing (1988)
  711. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  712. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  713. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  714. Midnight Run (1988) 
  715. Big (1988)
  716. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
  717. Akira (1988)
  718. Beetlejuice (1988)
  719. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  720. When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  721. Do the Right Thing (1989)
  722. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
  723. The Little Mermaid (1989)
  724. Batman (1989) 
  725. Field of Dreams (1989)
  726. The Decalogue (1989-1990)
  727. Glory (1989)
  728. Say Anything... (1989)
  729. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
  730. Goodfellas (1990)
  731. Dances With Wolves (1990) 
  732. Ghost (1990)
  733. The Hunt For Red October (1990)
  734. Misery (1990)
  735. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  736. Miller's Crossing (1990)
  737. Awakenings (1990)
  738. Total Recall (1990)
  739. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
  740. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 
  741. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  742. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  743. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
  744. Boyz N The Hood (1991)
  745. JFK (1991)
  746. Barton Fink (1991)
  747. Delicatessen (1991)
  748. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
  749. The Fisher King (1991)
  750. Unforgiven (1992)
  751. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  752. Aladdin (1992)
  753. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
  754. The Player (1992)
  755. Scent of a Woman (1992)
  756. The Crying Game (1992)
  757. Hard Boiled (1992)
  758. Howards End (1992)
  759. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
  760. A Few Good Men (1992)
  761. Schindler's List (1993)
  762. Jurassic Park (1993)
  763. Groundhog Day (1993)
  764. The Fugitive (1993) 
  765. The Remains of the Day (1993) 
  766. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) 
  767. Philadelphia (1993)
  768. True Romance (1993)
  769. Farewell My Concubine (1993)
  770. Three Colors: Blue (1993)
  771. The Lion King (1994)
  772. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  773. Forrest Gump (1994)
  774. Hoop Dreams (1994)
  775. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  776. Three Colors: Red (1994)
  777. Chungking Express (1994)
  778. Ed Wood (1994)
  779. Léon (The Professional) (1994)
  780. Speed (1994)
  781. Braveheart (1995)
  782. Toy Story (1995)
  783. Apollo 13 (1995)
  784. Se7en (1995)
  785. The Usual Suspects (1995) 
  786. 12 Monkeys (1995)
  787. Heat (1995)
  788. Before Sunrise (1995)
  789. Casino (1995)
  790. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
  791. Fargo (1996)
  792. The English Patient (1996)
  793. Sling Blade (1996)
  794. Hamlet (1996)
  795. Trainspotting (1996)
  796. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
  797. Swingers (1996)
  798. Lone Star (1996)
  799. Scream (1996)
  800. Bound (1996)
  801. L.A. Confidential (1997)
  802. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  803. Princess Mononoke (1997)
  804. Life is Beautiful (1997)
  805. Gattaca (1997)
  806. As Good As It Gets (1997)
  807. Face/Off (1997)
  808. Men in Black (1997)
  809. The Full Monty (1997)
  810. Boogie Nights (1997)
  811. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  812. Gods and Monsters (1998)
  813. The Truman Show (1998)
  814. The Big Lebowski (1998) 
  815. Run Lola Run (1998)
  816. American History X (1998)
  817. Rushmore (1998)
  818. Elizabeth (1998)
  819. A Bug's Life (1998)
  820. Pi (1998)
  821. The Matrix (1999) 
  822. Fight Club (1999)
  823. American Beauty (1999)
  824. Toy Story 2 (1999)
  825. The Sixth Sense (1999) 
  826. The Insider (1999)
  827. The Green Mile (1999)
  828. Being John Malkovich (1999)
  829. The Iron Giant (1999)
  830. All About My Mother (Todo Sobre Mi Madre) (1999)
  831. Memento (2000)
  832. Gladiator (2000)
  833. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000)
  834. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  835. Almost Famous (2000)
  836. Traffic (2000)
  837. Amores Perros (2000)
  838. Cast Away (2000)
  839. High Fidelity (2000)
  840. In the Mood for Love (2000)
  841. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  842. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  843. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  844. Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) (2001)
  845. Spirited Away (2001)
  846. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
  847. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
  848. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
  849. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
  850. Black Hawk Down (2001) 
  851. The Pianist (2002)
  852. Spider-Man (2002)
  853. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  854. Catch Me if You Can (2002)
  855. In America (2002)
  856. Hero (2002)
  857. The Bourne Identity (2002)
  858. Minority Report (2002)
  859. Adaptation (2002)
  860. 28 Days Later (2002)
  861. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  862. Finding Nemo (2003)
  863. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  864. Oldboy (2003)
  865. Lost in Translation (2003)
  866. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
  867. American Splendor (2003)
  868. X2:X-Men United (2003)
  869. A Mighty Wind (2003)
  870. Memories of Murder (2003) 
  871. The Incredibles (2004) 
  872. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  873. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  874. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  875. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
  876. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  877. Before Sunset (2004)
  878. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  879. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
  880. Downfall (2004)
  881. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  882. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
  883. Batman Begins (2005)
  884. Good Night and Good Luck (2005)
  885. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
  886. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)
  887. Walk The Line (2005)
  888. March of the Penguins (2005)
  889. The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) 
  890. Capote (2005)
  891. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  892. The Departed (2006)
  893. The Lives of Others (2006)
  894. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  895. Casino Royale (2006)
  896. Children of Men (2006)
  897. Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
  898. Inside Man (2006)
  899. United 93 (2006)
  900. The Prestige (2006)
  901. No Country For Old Men (2007)
  902. Ratatouille (2007)
  903. Juno (2007)
  904. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
  905. Once (2007)
  906. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
  907. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) 
  908. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  909. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
  910. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  911. The Dark Knight (2008)  
  912. WALL·E (2008)
  913. Iron Man (2008)
  914. Let the Right One In (2008)
  915. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  916. The Wrestler (2008)
  917. Milk (2008)
  918. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) 
  919. Gran Torino (2008)
  920. In Bruges (2008)
  921. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  922. Up (2009)
  923. Avatar (2009)
  924. Star Trek (2009)
  925. The Hurt Locker (2009) 
  926. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
  927. Zombieland (2009)
  928. District 9 (2009)
  929. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
  930. Precious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire (2009)
  931. Inception (2010)
  932. Toy Story 3 (2010)
  933. The King's Speech (2010)
  934. The Social Network (2010)
  935. How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
  936. True Grit (2010)
  937. The Fighter (2010) 
  938. Black Swan (2010)
  939. 127 Hours (2010)
  940. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010)
  941. The Tree of Life (2011) 
  942. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011)
  943. The Artist (2011) 
  944. Drive (2011)
  945. Moneyball (2011)
  946. The Interrupters (2011) 
  947. Hugo (2011)
  948. A Separation (2011)
  949. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  950. Midnight in Paris (2011)
  951. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
  952. The Avengers (2012) 
  953. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) 
  954. Skyfall (2012)
  955. Life of Pi (2012)
  956. Argo (2012)
  957. Django Unchained (2012)
  958. Looper (2012)
  959. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
  960. Cloud Atlas (2012)
  961. Gravity (2013)
  962. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  963. Frozen (2013)
  964. American Hustle (2013)
  965. Captain Phillips (2013)
  966. Her (2013)
  967. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
  968. Before Midnight (2013)
  969. Nebraska (2013)
  970. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
  971. Selma (2014)
  972. Boyhood (2014)
  973. Whiplash (2014)
  974. Interstellar (2014)
  975. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
  976. The LEGO Movie (2014)
  977. Birdman (2014)
  978. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  979. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
  980. Nightcrawler (2014)
  981. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
  982. Room (2015)
  983. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
  984. Spotlight (2015)
  985. The Big Short (2015)
  986. Inside Out (2015)
  987. Carol (2015)
  988. Ex Machina (2015)
  989. Brooklyn (2015)
  990. Creed (2015)
  991. La La Land (2016)
  992. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  993. OJ: Made In America (2016)
  994. Moana (2016)
  995. Sing Street (2016)
  996. Arrival (2016)
  997. The Handmaiden (2016)
  998. Moonlight (2016)
  999. Manchester by the Sea (2016)
  1000. Hail, Caesar! (2016)