Sublime Essentials

A list of essentials that one should have under their belt.
Films that were some of the most significant and influential throughout the history of the artform.
Currently updating.
Let me know if there's any you think I should add.

  • A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • A Corner in Wheat
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • The Battle of the Somme
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • Nosferatu
  • Häxan
  • Nanook of the North
  • Our Hospitality
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • L'Inhumaine
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • A Page of Madness
  • Faust
  • The Holy Mountain
  • The General
  • Metropolis
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Blood of a Poet
  • L'Âge d'Or
  • City Lights
  • M
  • Vampyr
  • L'Atalante
  • A Story of Floating Weeds
  • Triumph of the Will
  • Modern Times
  • Grand Illusion
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • La Bête Humaine
  • Stagecoach
  • The Rules of the Game
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • Pinocchio
  • Sergeant York
  • Citizen Kane
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Day of Wrath
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • The Third Man
  • Late Spring
  • Orpheus
  • In a Lonely Place
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Rashomon
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Life of Oharu
  • High Noon
  • Ikiru
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Ugetsu
  • Shane
  • The Big Heat
  • Tokyo Story
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Seven Samurai
  • Magnificent Obsession
  • Rear Window
  • Godzilla
  • Ordet
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Early Spring
  • The Searchers
  • Night and Fog
  • Written on the Wind
  • A Man Escaped
  • The Seventh Seal
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Paths of Glory
  • Wild Strawberries
  • Mon Oncle
  • Vertigo
  • A Movie
  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
  • Window Water Baby Moving
  • The 400 Blows
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Shadows
  • Ben-Hur
  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
  • Pickpocket
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • La Dolce Vita
  • The Virgin Spring
  • Testament of Orpheus
  • Breathless
  • L'Avventura
  • Psycho