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  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Les Vampires
  • Intolerance
  • Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1167. An easy way of seeing how…

  • 12 Angry Men
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 25th Hour
  • 3 Women
  • 8½
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Adaptation.
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • After Dark, My Sweet
  • After Hours

Roger Ebert's "Great Movies"

Every film from Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" essays.

www.rogerebert.com/great-movies

  • Persona
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Final Cut - Ladies & Gentlemen
  • For All Mankind
  • The White Diamond
  • The Circus
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • Frankenstein
  • The Bride of Frankenstein

Great 60-90 min films (for those days when you just don't have the energy to watch a 3 hour masterpiece)

Doesn't the title of the list explain it well enough? This is a list of 200+ quality "short" films. Easy…

  • Only God Forgives
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Spring Breakers
  • Eraserhead
  • A Field in England
  • Elephant
  • Valhalla Rising
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • The Proposition
  • Irreversible

They aren't films; they're experiences

Recently, I've become aware that certain films are able to transcend the medium by being completely self-assured in their atmospheres…

  • The Godfather
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Harakiri
  • Pulp Fiction
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • High and Low

The (semi) Official Letterboxd Top 250

last updated - Sunday, February 1, 2015.
culled from average lb user ratings. see more

  • Wings
  • The Racket
  • 7th Heaven
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness
  • The Crowd
  • The Last Command
  • The Way of All Flesh
  • The Noose
  • The Patent Leather Kid

Every Film Ever Nominated For An Academy Award In Any Category

Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!

  • A Page of Madness
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • L'âge d'or
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Spellbound
  • Rashomon
  • Viridiana
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • La Jetée
  • The Trial

[Genre] Mindfuck, surreal, strange and weird films

A big collection of films that might be considered as strange, mindfucking, surreal and weird. Sorted by year. Suggestions are…

  • Visitors
  • Stranger by the Lake
  • The Lego Movie
  • Bethlehem
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Ernest & Celestine
  • The Missing Picture
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
  • Under the Skin

The Big Checklist: Movies To See 2014 (complete)

Now complete: The Dissolve's 2014 Movies To See Checklist

  • Donnie Darko
  • Morvern Callar
  • Irma Vep
  • Miami Blues
  • Babe: Pig in the City
  • They Live
  • Clerks
  • Primer
  • Pi
  • The Blair Witch Project

The New Cult Canon

For five years, film critic Scott Tobias compiled "The New Cult Canon" in a regular column for The A.V. Club…

  • Citizen Kane
  • Vertigo
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Tokyo Story
  • The Rules of the Game
  • 8½
  • The Godfather
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Searchers
  • Seven Samurai

"They Shoot Pictures Don't They?" 1000 Greatest films 2014 Edition

Matt Conti

Matt Conti 1,000 films 711 38 Edit

Yet another year with yet another update.

2012 version can be found here.

2013 version can be found here.

For…

  • Grand Illusion
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • Amarcord
  • The 400 Blows
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • A Night to Remember
  • The Killer
  • Hard Boiled
  • Walkabout

The Criterion Collection

The entire Criterion collection organized by spine number.

I don't know why I did this.

Number I've Seen: 189/764 (25%)

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Teen Wolf
  • The Breakfast Club
  • American Pie
  • Boyhood
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • Tadpole
  • Back to the Future
  • Taps
  • Charlie Bartlett

Teenage Wasteland: A Comprehensive List of Coming-of-Age films

[after his parents have left, thinking he is ill] "They bought it. Incredible! One of the worst performances of my…

  • Under the Skin
  • Gummo
  • Tropical Malady
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Inland Empire
  • Wild at Heart
  • Eraserhead
  • Mulholland Drive
  • In a Year with 13 Moons
  • Holy Motors

275+ Strange Films: The Mad, Mad Glory of Cinema

Many favorites, as well as a small handful of films that I don't care for... in no particular order (1960-2014).

  • The Captive
  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • Foxcatcher
  • Goodbye to Language 3D
  • The Homesman
  • Jimmy's Hall
  • Leviathan
  • Maps to the Stars
  • The Wonders
  • Mommy

Palme d'Or Nominees 2014 - 1946

Originally a list made prior to Cannes 2014.

This is every Palme d'Or nominee since the festival began in 1946.…

  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Speed Racer
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Innocence
  • Spring Breakers
  • Only God Forgives
  • Madadayo
  • The Happening
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Margaret

Reappraising Misunderstood Modern Classics

Peeping Tom, Night of the Hunter and a whole host of older films were ignored or given bad reviews upon…

  • Django Unchained
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The Dark Knight
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Pacific Rim
  • Iron Man 3
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
  • Man of Steel
  • This Is the End

Wrong Movie Titles

I work at a movie theater and patrons mess up movie titles all the time. Here are some of the…

  • Leviathan
  • Beyond the Hills
  • Spring Breakers
  • Upstream Color
  • Stories We Tell
  • Frances Ha
  • Before Midnight
  • The Act of Killing
  • Computer Chess
  • Drug War

The Big Checklist: Movies To See 2013

Over two days, my "Movies To See" list is unspooling on The Dissolve. Here's your chance to check them off,…

  • Pinocchio
  • Spirited Away
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Toy Story
  • The Incredibles
  • Dumbo
  • The Iron Giant
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

TimeOut's 100 best animated films, as chosen by famous animators

Chances are the first movie you ever saw was animation. Exuberant, colorful and full of wonder, animation is the stuff…