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. A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage Dans la Lune) (1902)
  2. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
  3. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910)
  4. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  5. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Through the Ages (1916)
  6. The Immigrant (1917)
  7. Broken Blossoms or the Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)
  8. Within Our Gates (1920)
  9. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  10. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  11. Way Down East (1920)
  12. The Golem: How He Came into the World (1920)
  13. The Mark of Zorro (1920)
  14. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  15. The Kid (1921)
  16. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  17. Foolish Wives (1922)
  18. Nosferatu (1922)
  19. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
  20. Nanook of the North (1922)
  21. Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
  22. Safety Last! (1923)
  23. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) 
  24. Our Hospitality (1923)
  25. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
  26. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  27. The Navigator (1924) 
  28. Greed (1924)
  29. The Last Laugh (1924) 
  30. Seven Chances (1925)
  31. Strike! (1925)
  32. The Gold Rush (1925) 
  33. The Phantom of the Opera (1925) 
  34. The Freshman (1925)
  35. Go West (1925)
  36. The Eagle (1925)
  37. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  38. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
  39. The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) 
  40. Faust (1926)
  41. The General (1926)
  42. 7th Heaven (1927)
  43. Metropolis (1927)
  44. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927) 
  45. It! (1927)
  46. The Unknown (1927)
  47. Wings (1927)
  48. Underworld (1927)
  49. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  50. The Jazz Singer (1927) 
  51. The Circus (1928) 
  52. The Last Command (1928) 
  53. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
  54. The Crowd (1928)  
  55. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  56. Tempest (1928)
  57. The Cameraman (1928)
  58. Steamboat Willie (1928)
  59. Queen Kelly (1929)
  60. Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
  61. Pandora's Box (1929)
  62. The Broadway Melody (1929)
  63. The Iron Mask (1929)
  64. Un Chien Andalou (1929)
  65. Blackmail (1929)
  66. Woman in the Moon (1929)
  67. The Love Parade (1929)
  68. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  69. Murder! (1930)
  70. Animal Crackers (1930)
  71. Morocco (1930)
  72. Little Caesar (1931)
  73. City Lights (1931)
  74. Dracula (1931)
  75. The Public Enemy (1931)
  76. M (1931)
  77. Frankenstein (1931)
  78. À Nous La Liberté (1931)
  79. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  80. Freaks (1932)
  81. Scarface: The Shame of a Nation (1932)
  82. Grand Hotel (1932)
  83. Vampyr (1932)
  84. The Most Dangerous Game (1932) 
  85. Trouble in Paradise (1932)
  86. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
  87. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
  88. A Farewell to Arms (1932)
  89. The Mummy (1932) 
  90. 42nd Street (1933)
  91. She Done Him Wrong (1933)
  92. King Kong (1933)
  93. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) 
  94. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  95. The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) 
  96. Dinner at Eight (1933)
  97. The Invisible Man (1933) 
  98. Duck Soup (1933)
  99. It Happened One Night (1934)
  100. The Black Cat (1934)
  101. The Thin Man (1934) 
  102. Of Human Bondage (1934)
  103. The Gay Divorcee (1934) 
  104. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) 
  105. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  106. The 39 Steps (1935) 
  107. Mad Love (1935)
  108. Top Hat (1935)
  109. A Night at the Opera (1935)
  110. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  111. Modern Times (1936)
  112. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  113. Things to Come (1936)
  114. Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
  115. Fury (1936)
  116. Secret Agent (1936)
  117. Swing Time (1936)
  118. My Man Godfrey (1936)
  119. Dodsworth (1936)
  120. Libeled Lady (1936)
  121. Sabotage (1936)
  122. The Awful Truth (1937) 
  123. Shall We Dance (1937)
  124. Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
  125. Captains Courageous (1937)
  126. Grand Illusion (1937)
  127. Lost Horizon (1937)
  128. The Life of Emile Zola (1937) 
  129. Young and Innocent (1937)
  130. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  131. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  132. Jezebel (1938)
  133. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
  134. Holiday (1938)
  135. The Lady Vanishes (1938) 
  136. You Can't Take it With You (1938)
  137. Boys Town (1938)
  138. Pygmalion (1938)
  139. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
  140. A Christmas Carol (1938)
  141. Son of Frankenstein (1939)
  142. Stagecoach (1939)
  143. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
  144. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
  145. Wuthering Heights (1939)
  146. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  147. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
  148. The Rules of the Game (1939) 
  149. Ninotchka (1939)
  150. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  151. Destry Rides Again (1939)
  152. Gone With the Wind (1939)
  153. The Shop Around the Corner (1940) 
  154. His Girl Friday (1940)
  155. Pinocchio (1940)
  156. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) 
  157. Rebecca (1940)
  158. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
  159. The Great Dictator (1940) 
  160. The Mark of Zorro (1940) 
  161. Fantasia (1940)
  162. The Letter (1940)
  163. The Philadelphia Story (1940) 
  164. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
  165. The Lady Eve (1941) 
  166. Meet John Doe (1941)
  167. Penny Serenade (1941)
  168. Citizen Kane (1941)
  169. The Little Foxes (1941) 
  170. Sergeant York (1941)
  171. Dumbo (1941)
  172. Suspicion (1941)
  173. The Maltese Falcon (1941) 
  174. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
  175. Ball of Fire (1941)
  176. The Wolf Man (1941) 
  177. Woman of the Year (1942)
  178. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
  179. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
  180. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  181. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) 
  182. The Pride of the Yankees (1942) 
  183. Holiday Inn (1942)
  184. Bambi (1942)
  185. Now, Voyager (1942)
  186. The Palm Beach Story (1942) 
  187. Casablanca (1942)
  188. Cat People (1942)
  189. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  190. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) 
  191. The More the Merrier (1943)
  192. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
  193. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
  194. Stormy Weather (1943)
  195. Heaven Can Wait (1943)
  196. Jane Eyre (1943)
  197. Lifeboat (1944)
  198. The Uninvited (1944)
  199. Double Indemnity (1944)
  200. Gaslight (1944)
  201. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  202. Laura (1944)
  203. To Have and Have Not (1944)
  204. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  205. Ivan The Terrible, Part I & II (1944)
  206. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) 
  207. Children of Paradise (1945)
  208. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
  209. The Lost Weekend (1945) 
  210. Mildred Pierce (1945)
  211. Rome, Open City (1945)
  212. And Then There Were None (1945)
  213. Brief Encounter (1945)
  214. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) 
  215. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
  216. Spellbound (1945)
  217. Gilda (1946)
  218. Notorious (1946)
  219. A Matter of Life and Death [Stairway to Heaven] (1946)
  220. The Big Sleep (1946) 
  221. The Killers (1946)
  222. La belle et la bête [Beauty and the Beast] (1946)
  223. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) 
  224. My Darling Clementine (1946)
  225. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  226. Great Expectations (1946)
  227. Duel in the Sun (1946)
  228. Black Narcissus (1947)
  229. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  230. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) 
  231. Possessed (1947)
  232. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)  
  233. Gentlemen's Agreement (1947)
  234. Out of the Past (1947)
  235. The Bishop's Wife (1947) 
  236. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
  237. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) 
  238. Hamlet (1948)
  239. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  240. Oliver Twist (1948)
  241. The Red Shoes (1948) 
  242. Key Largo (1948)
  243. Rope (1948)
  244. Red River (1948)
  245. The Snake Pit (1948) 
  246. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  247. Adventures of Don Juan (1948)
  248. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  249. A Letter to Three Wives (1949) 
  250. The Third Man (1949) 
  251. White Heat (1949)
  252. Late Spring (1949)
  253. The Heiress (1949) 
  254. All The King's Men (1949)
  255. Adam's Rib (1949)
  256. On the Town (1949)
  257. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
  258. Gun Crazy (1950)
  259. Cinderella (1950)
  260. Last Holiday (1950)
  261. In a Lonely Place (1950)
  262. The Asphalt Jungle (1950) 
  263. The Gunfighter (1950)
  264. Destination Moon (1950)
  265. Winchester '73 (1950)
  266. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  267. All About Eve (1950)
  268. Harvey (1950)
  269. Rashômon (1950)
  270. The Thing From Another World (1951)  
  271. A Place in the Sun (1951)
  272. Strangers on a Train (1951)
  273. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) 
  274. Ace in the Hole (1951)
  275. An American in Paris (1951)
  276. The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951) 
  277. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  278. Scrooge [A Christmas Carol] (1951)
  279. The African Queen (1951) 
  280. Umberto D. (1952)
  281. High Noon (1952)
  282. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  283. The Quiet Man (1952) 
  284. Ikiru (1952)
  285. Peter Pan (1953)
  286. M. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
  287. Duck Amuck (1953)
  288. Ugetsu (1953)
  289. White Mane (1953)
  290. House of Wax (1953)
  291. The Wages of Fear (1953) 
  292. Shane (1953)
  293. Stalag 17 (1953)
  294. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
  295. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  296. From Here to Eternity (1953)
  297. The Band Wagon (1953) 
  298. The War of the Worlds (1953) 
  299. Roman Holiday (1953)
  300. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
  301. Tokyo Story (1953)
  302. Sabrina (1954)
  303. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
  304. Sansho The Bailiff (1954)
  305. Seven Samurai (1954)
  306. Johnny Guitar (1954)
  307. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  308. Them! (1954)
  309. On The Waterfront (1954)
  310. La Strada (1954)
  311. Rear Window (1954)
  312. A Star is Born (1954)
  313. White Christmas (1954)
  314. Gojira [Godzilla] (1954)
  315. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
  316. Night and Fog (1955)
  317. Les Diaboliques (1955)
  318. East of Eden (1955)
  319. The Night of the Hunter (1955) 
  320. Marty (1955)
  321. Rififi (Du Rififi Chez Les Hommes) (1955)
  322. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
  323. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
  324. Mister Roberts (1955)
  325. To Catch a Thief (1955)
  326. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  327. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  328. The Searchers (1956) 
  329. Forbidden Planet (1956)
  330. The Killing (1956) 
  331. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) 
  332. The Ten Commandments (1956) 
  333. Giant (1956)
  334. The Red Balloon (1956) 
  335. A Man Escaped (1956)
  336. Written on the Wind (1956)
  337. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  338. Throne of Blood (1957)
  339. The Seventh Seal (1957) 
  340. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
  341. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  342. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
  343. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  344. What's Opera, Doc? (1957)
  345. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  346. Paths of Glory (1957)
  347. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  348. Nights of Cabiria (1957)
  349. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
  350. Wild Strawberries (1957)
  351. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  352. Gigi (1958)
  353. Touch of Evil (1958)
  354. Horror of Dracula (1958)
  355. Vertigo (1958)
  356. Mon Oncle (1958)
  357. A Night to Remember (1958)
  358. The Defiant Ones (1958) 
  359. The Blob (1958)
  360. I Want to Live! (1958)
  361. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
  362. Auntie Mame (1958)
  363. Hidden Fortress (1958) 
  364. Black Orpheus (1959)
  365. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  366. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  367. Rio Bravo (1959)
  368. Some Like it Hot (1959)
  369. The 400 Blows (1959) 
  370. Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959)
  371. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  372. North By Northwest (1959)
  373. Ben-Hur (1959)
  374. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
  375. Pickpocket (1959)
  376. Eyes Without a Face (1960)
  377. La Dolce Vita (1960)
  378. The Virgin Spring (1960) 
  379. Breathless (1960)
  380. Peeping Tom (1960)
  381. L'Avventura (1960)
  382. The Apartment (1960) 
  383. Psycho (1960)
  384. Inherit the Wind (1960)
  385. The Time Machine (1960)
  386. Spartacus (1960)
  387. The Magnificent Seven (1960) 
  388. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
  389. Yojimbo (1961)
  390. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
  391. A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
  392. The Hustler (1961) 
  393. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  394. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
  395. West Side Story (1961)
  396. The Innocents (1961) 
  397. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  398. Jules et Jim (1962)
  399. La Jetée (1962)
  400. Cape Fear (1962)
  401. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) 
  402. The Miracle Worker (1962)
  403. The Longest Day (1962)
  404. Carnival of Souls (1962)
  405. Dr. No (1962)
  406. The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 
  407. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
  408. How The West Was Won (1962)
  409. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  410. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  411. 8½ (1963)
  412. High and Low (1963)
  413. The Birds (1963) 
  414. The Leopard (1963) 
  415. Lilies of the Field (1963)
  416. Cleopatra (1963)
  417. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
  418. The Great Escape (1963) 
  419. Black Sabbath (1963)
  420. Shock Corridor (1963)
  421. The Haunting (1963)
  422. From Russia With Love (1963)
  423. Contempt (1963)
  424. Charade (1963)
  425. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  426. The Last Man on Earth (1964)
  427. 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)
  428. A Shot in the Dark (1964)
  429. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  430. Band of Outsiders [Bande à part] (1964)
  431. The Night of the Iguana (1964)
  432. Mary Poppins (1964)
  433. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
  434. Goldfinger (1964)
  435. Fail-Safe (1964)
  436. My Fair Lady (1964)
  437. The Sound of Music (1965) 
  438. Alphaville (1965)
  439. Repulsion (1965)
  440. Pierrot le fou (1965)
  441. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965) 
  442. Thunderball (1965)
  443. For a Few Dollars More (1965)
  444. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  445. Alfie (1966)
  446. Django (1966)
  447. Seconds (1966)
  448. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  449. Fantastic Voyage (1966)
  450. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
  451. The Battle of Algiers (1966) 
  452. Persona (1966)
  453. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
  454. Blow-Up (1966)
  455. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1966)
  456. Samurai Rebellion (1967)
  457. You Only Live Twice (1967)
  458. The Dirty Dozen (1967)  
  459. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  460. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  461. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  462. Le Samouraï (1967)
  463. Wait Until Dark (1967)
  464. Quatermass and the Pit (1967)
  465. The Producers (1967)
  466. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
  467. In Cold Blood (1967)
  468. Playtime (1967)
  469. The Graduate (1967) 
  470. The Lion in Winter (1968) 
  471. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  472. The Odd Couple (1968) 
  473. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
  474. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  475. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
  476. Funny Girl (1968)
  477. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  478. Bullitt (1968)
  479. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
  480. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
  481. Z (1969)
  482. Easy Rider (1969)
  483. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  484. The Italian Job (1969) 
  485. True Grit (1969)
  486. The Wild Bunch (1969) 
  487. Army of Shadows (1969)
  488. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  489. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
  490. M*A*S*H (1970)
  491. Patton (1970)
  492. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)  
  493. Airport (1970)
  494. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  495. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
  496. El Topo (1970)
  497. Get Carter (1971)
  498. THX 1138 (1971)
  499. The Andromeda Strain (1971)
  500. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
  501. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)
  502. Shaft (1971)
  503. The Last Picture Show (1971) 
  504. The French Connection (1971) 
  505. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
  506. Duel (1971)
  507. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  508. Harold and Maude (1971)
  509. Dirty Harry (1971)
  510. Cabaret (1972)
  511. Silent Running (1972)
  512. Tales from the Crypt (1972)
  513. The Godfather (1972)
  514. Solaris (1972)
  515. Fist of Fury (The Chinese Connection) (1972)
  516. The Way of the Dragon (Return of the Dragon) (1972)
  517. Deliverance (1972)
  518. Last Tango in Paris (1972)
  519. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  520. Cries and Whispers (1972)
  521. Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
  522. The Long Goodbye (1973) 
  523. Scenes From a Marriage (1973)
  524. Soylent Green (1973)
  525. American Graffiti (1973)
  526. Enter The Dragon (1973)
  527. Mean Streets (1973)
  528. Badlands (1973)
  529. Westworld (1973)
  530. The Wicker Man (1973)
  531. Don’t Look Now (1973)
  532. Serpico (1973)
  533. Amarcord (1973)
  534. Sleeper (1973)
  535. The Sting (1973) 
  536. The Exorcist (1973) 
  537. Hearts and Minds (1974)
  538. Blazing Saddles (1974)
  539. Foxy Brown (1974)
  540. The Conversation (1974) 
  541. Chinatown (1974)
  542. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
  543. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) 
  544. Lenny (1974)
  545. The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  546. The Towering Inferno (1974) 
  547. Young Frankenstein (1974)
  548. The Godfather Part II (1974) 
  549. Deep Red [Profondo Rosso] (1975)
  550. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  551. Death Race 2000 (1975)
  552. Nashville (1975)
  553. Jaws (1975)
  554. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
  555. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  556. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
  557. 3 Days of the Condor (1975)
  558. Shivers [They Came from Within] (1975)
  559. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  560. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  561. Taxi Driver (1976)
  562. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
  563. All The President's Men (1976)
  564. The Omen (1976) 
  565. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) 
  566. The Shootist (1976) 
  567. Marathon Man (1976)
  568. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
  569. Network (1976)
  570. Carrie (1976)
  571. Rocky (1976)
  572. Silver Streak (1976)
  573. Pumping Iron (1977)
  574. Suspiria (1977)
  575. Slap Shot (1977)
  576. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
  577. Eraserhead (1977)
  578. Star Wars (1977)
  579. The Ascent (1977) 
  580. Annie Hall (1977)
  581. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
  582. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  583. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  584. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
  585. Grease (1978)
  586. Animal House (1978)
  587. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  588. Days of Heaven (1978)
  589. Drunken Master (1978)
  590. Midnight Express (1978)
  591. Halloween (1978)
  592. The Deer Hunter (1978) 
  593. Superman: The Movie (1978)
  594. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
  595. The Warriors (1979)
  596. Mad Max (1979)
  597. Stalker (1979)
  598. Manhattan (1979)
  599. Breaking Away (1979)
  600. Alien (1979)
  601. The Muppet Movie (1979) 
  602. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  603. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
  604. Being There (1979)
  605. The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 
  606. The Changeling (1980)
  607. Friday the 13th (1980)
  608. The Shining (1980) 
  609. The Blues Brothers (1980) 
  610. Airplane! (1980)
  611. Caddyshack (1980)
  612. Atlantic City (1980)
  613. Ordinary People (1980)
  614. The Elephant Man (1980) 
  615. The Long Good Friday (1980) 
  616. Raging Bull (1980)
  617. Superman II (1980)
  618. Clash of the Titans (1981)
  619. Thief (1981)
  620. Chariots of Fire (1981)
  621. Escape From New York (1981)
  622. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  623. Blow Out (1981)
  624. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  625. Body Heat (1981)
  626. Das Boot (1981)
  627. The Evil Dead (1981) 
  628. Reds (1981)
  629. On Golden Pond (1981)
  630. Mad Max: The Road Warrior (1981)
  631. Conan The Barbarian (1982)
  632. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  633. Victor Victoria (1982)
  634. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  635. Poltergeist (1982)
  636. Blade Runner (1982)
  637. The Thing (1982)
  638. TRON (1982)
  639. First Blood (1982)
  640. Creepshow (1982)
  641. Gandhi (1982)
  642. Sophie's Choice (1982)
  643. The Verdict (1982) 
  644. Tootsie (1982)
  645. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  646. The King of Comedy (1982) 
  647. Videodrome (1983)
  648. Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
  649. The Hunger (1983)
  650. Return of the Jedi (1983)
  651. Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)
  652. WarGames (1983)
  653. Trading Places (1983)
  654. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
  655. Risky Business (1983)
  656. The Right Stuff (1983) 
  657. A Christmas Story (1983)
  658. Terms of Endearment (1983)
  659. Scarface (1983)
  660. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  661. Repo Man (1984)
  662. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
  663. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
  664. This is Spinal Tap (1984)
  665. Paris, Texas (1984)
  666. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  667. Ghostbusters (1984)
  668. Blood Simple (1984)
  669. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984) 
  670. 1984 (1984)
  671. Amadeus (1984)
  672. The Terminator (1984) 
  673. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  674. Witness (1985)
  675. The Breakfast Club (1985) 
  676. Brazil (1985)
  677. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
  678. Ran (1985)
  679. Come and See (1985)
  680. Back to the Future (1985)
  681. Re-Animator (1985)
  682. The Color Purple (1985)
  683. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  684. Top Gun (1986)
  685. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  686. Aliens (1986)
  687. Blue Velvet (1986)
  688. Stand By Me (1986)
  689. Manhunter (1986)
  690. The Fly (1986)
  691. The Color of Money (1986)
  692. Hoosiers (1986)
  693. Platoon (1986)
  694. Wings of Desire (1987)
  695. Raising Arizona (1987)
  696. Lethal Weapon (1987)
  697. Evil Dead II (1987)
  698. The Untouchables (1987)
  699. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  700. Robocop (1987)
  701. Fatal Attraction (1987)
  702. The Princess Bride (1987) 
  703. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
  704. Broadcast News (1987)
  705. Beetlejuice (1988)
  706. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
  707. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  708. Big (1988)
  709. Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
  710. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  711. Die Hard (1988)
  712. Akira (1988)
  713. Midnight Run (1988)
  714. The Vanishing (1988) 
  715. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  716. Rain Man (1988)
  717. Say Anything... (1989)
  718. Field of Dreams (1989)
  719. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  720. Batman (1989)
  721. Do the Right Thing (1989)
  722. When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  723. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
  724. The Little Mermaid (1989) 
  725. The Decalogue (1989-1990)
  726. Glory (1989)
  727. The Hunt For Red October (1990)
  728. Total Recall (1990)
  729. Ghost (1990)
  730. Goodfellas (1990)
  731. Miller's Crossing (1990)
  732. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
  733. Dances With Wolves (1990) 
  734. Misery (1990)
  735. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  736. Awakenings (1990)
  737. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  738. Delicatessen (1991)
  739. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 
  740. Slacker (1991)
  741. Boyz N The Hood (1991)
  742. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
  743. The Fisher King (1991)
  744. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  745. JFK (1991)
  746. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
  747. Howards End (1992)
  748. The Player (1992)
  749. Hard Boiled (1992)
  750. Batman Returns (1992)
  751. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  752. Unforgiven (1992)
  753. The Crying Game (1992) 
  754. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
  755. The Last of the Mohicans (1992) 
  756. Army of Darkness (1992)
  757. Aladdin (1992)
  758. Scent of a Woman (1992)
  759. Three Colors: Blue (1993)
  760. Groundhog Day (1993)
  761. Jurassic Park (1993)
  762. The Fugitive (1993) 
  763. True Romance (1993)
  764. Farewell My Concubine (1993)
  765. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) 
  766. The Remains of the Day (1993) 
  767. Schindler's List (1993)
  768. Philadelphia (1993)
  769. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
  770. Three Colors: White (1994)
  771. Three Colors: Red (1994)
  772. Speed (1994)
  773. Forrest Gump (1994)
  774. The Lion King (1994) 
  775. Chungking Express (1994)
  776. The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 
  777. Hoop Dreams (1994)
  778. Clerks (1994)
  779. Léon (The Professional) (1994)
  780. Quiz Show (1994)
  781. Ed Wood (1994)
  782. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  783. The Usual Suspects (1995) 
  784. Before Sunrise (1995)
  785. Braveheart (1995)
  786. Apollo 13 (1995)
  787. Se7en (1995)
  788. Toy Story (1995)
  789. Casino (1995)
  790. Heat (1995)
  791. 12 Monkeys (1995)
  792. Trainspotting (1996)
  793. The Birdcage (1996)
  794. Fargo (1996)
  795. Lone Star (1996)
  796. Independence Day (1996)
  797. Sling Blade (1996)
  798. Swingers (1996)
  799. The English Patient (1996) 
  800. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
  801. Scream (1996)
  802. Hamlet (1996)
  803. Chasing Amy (1997)
  804. L.A. Confidential (1997)
  805. Face/Off (1997)
  806. Men in Black (1997)
  807. Princess Mononoke (1997)
  808. Gattaca (1997)
  809. Boogie Nights (1997)
  810. Titanic (1997)
  811. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  812. As Good As It Gets (1997)
  813. Life is Beautiful (1997)
  814. Gods and Monsters (1998)
  815. The Big Lebowski (1998) 
  816. The Truman Show (1998) 
  817. Pi (1998)
  818. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  819. Run Lola Run (1998)
  820. Elizabeth (1998)
  821. Rushmore (1998)
  822. American History X (1998)
  823. A Bug's Life (1998)
  824. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  825. The Matrix (1999) 
  826. All About My Mother (Todo Sobre Mi Madre) (1999)
  827. The Sixth Sense (1999) 
  828. The Iron Giant (1999) 
  829. American Beauty (1999)
  830. Being John Malkovich (1999)
  831. Fight Club (1999)
  832. The Insider (1999) 
  833. Toy Story 2 (1999)
  834. The Green Mile (1999)
  835. American Psycho (2000)
  836. High Fidelity (2000)
  837. Gladiator (2000)
  838. In the Mood for Love (2000)
  839. Amores Perros (2000)
  840. Almost Famous (2000)
  841. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000)
  842. Memento (2000)
  843. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  844. Cast Away (2000)
  845. Traffic (2000)
  846. Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) (2001)
  847. Shrek (2001)
  848. Mulholland Dr. (2001)
  849. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
  850. Spirited Away (2001)
  851. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  852. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
  853. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  854. Black Hawk Down (2001)
  855. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) 
  856. Spider-Man (2002)
  857. The Bourne Identity (2002)
  858. Minority Report (2002)
  859. In America (2002)
  860. The Pianist (2002)
  861. 28 Days Later (2002)
  862. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
  863. Adaptation (2002)
  864. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) 
  865. Hero (2002)
  866. Catch Me if You Can (2002)
  867. Oldboy (2003)
  868. A Mighty Wind (2003)
  869. Memories of Murder (2003)
  870. X2:X-Men United (2003)
  871. Finding Nemo (2003)
  872. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  873. American Splendor (2003)
  874. Lost in Translation (2003)
  875. 21 Grams (2003)
  876. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
  877. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 
  878. Before Sunset (2004)
  879. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  880. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  881. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
  882. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  883. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  884. Downfall (2004)
  885. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  886. The Incredibles (2004) 
  887. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
  888. March of the Penguins (2005)
  889. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)
  890. Batman Begins (2005)
  891. The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) 
  892. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  893. Capote (2005)
  894. Walk The Line (2005)
  895. Good Night and Good Luck (2005)
  896. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
  897. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
  898. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
  899. The Lives of Others (2006) 
  900. Inside Man (2006)
  901. United 93 (2006)
  902. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  903. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  904. Children of Men (2006)
  905. The Departed (2006) 
  906. Casino Royale (2006)
  907. Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
  908. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  909. Once (2007)
  910. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) 
  911. Ratatouille (2007)
  912. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
  913. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) 
  914. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) 
  915. No Country For Old Men (2007)
  916. Juno (2007)
  917. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  918. Let the Right One In (2008)
  919. In Bruges (2008)
  920. Iron Man (2008)
  921. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  922. WALL·E (2008)
  923. The Dark Knight (2008)  
  924. The Wrestler (2008) 
  925. The Hurt Locker (2009) 
  926. Milk (2008)
  927. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) 
  928. Gran Torino (2008)
  929. Star Trek (2009)
  930. Up (2009)
  931. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
  932. District 9 (2009)
  933. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) 
  934. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  935. Zombieland (2009)
  936. Precious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire (2009)
  937. Avatar (2009)
  938. How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
  939. Toy Story 3 (2010)
  940. Inception (2010)
  941. The King's Speech (2010)
  942. The Town (2010)
  943. The Social Network (2010) 
  944. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010)
  945. 127 Hours (2010)
  946. Black Swan (2010)
  947. The Fighter (2010) 
  948. True Grit (2010)
  949. Drive (2011)
  950. A Separation (2011)
  951. Midnight in Paris (2011)
  952. The Artist (2011) 
  953. The Tree of Life (2011) 
  954. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011)
  955. The Interrupters (2011) 
  956. Moneyball (2011)
  957. Hugo (2011)
  958. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) 
  959. The Avengers (2012) 
  960. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
  961. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) 
  962. Looper (2012)
  963. Argo (2012)
  964. Skyfall (2012)
  965. Cloud Atlas (2012)
  966. Life of Pi (2012)
  967. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
  968. Django Unchained (2012)
  969. Before Midnight (2013)
  970. Nebraska (2013)
  971. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
  972. Gravity (2013)
  973. Captain Phillips (2013)
  974. Her (2013)
  975. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  976. Frozen (2013)
  977. American Hustle (2013)
  978. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
  979. The Lego Movie (2014)
  980. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
  981. The Babadook (2014)
  982. Boyhood (2014)
  983. Life Itself (2014)
  984. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  985. Nightcrawler (2014)
  986. Whiplash (2014)
  987. Birdman (2014)
  988. Interstellar (2014)
  989. Selma (2014)
  990. Ex Machina (2015)
  991. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
  992. Carol (2015)
  993. Inside Out (2015)
  994. Room (2015)
  995. Spotlight (2015)
  996. The Martian (2015)
  997. Brooklyn (2015)
  998. The Big Short (2015)
  999. Creed (2015)
  1000. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)