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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (Compiled by Steven Jay Schneider, 2015 Update by Ian Haydn Smith)

Got this book for my birthday in 2016 and wanted to create a list of it to track my progress. A lot of foreign films in here and a couple trilogies (Toy Story and Lord of the Rings) and some multi-movie parts counted as one (Ivan the Terrible Pt I and II, Olympia Pt I and II).

There are 84 films in this list released in the 1930s.

  • Little Caesar
  • The Blue Angel
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • L'Age d'Or
  • Earth
  • À Nous la Liberté
  • Limite
  • Tabu
  • City Lights
  • Dracula
  • Frankenstein
  • The Public Enemy
  • M
  • Vampyr
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  • Boudu Saved from Drowning
  • Love Me Tonight
  • Shanghai Express
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • Scarface
  • Freaks
  • 42nd Street
  • Footlight Parade
  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen
  • She Done Him Wrong
  • Duck Soup
  • Zero for Conduct
  • Gold Diggers of 1933
  • King Kong
  • Land Without Bread
  • Sons of the Desert
  • Queen Christina
  • Triumph of the Will
  • It's a Gift
  • The Goddess
  • It Happened One Night
  • L'Atalante
  • The Black Cat
  • The Thin Man
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • The 39 Steps
  • A Night at the Opera
  • The Bride of Frankenstein
  • Captain Blood
  • Top Hat
  • Peter Ibbetson
  • Modern Times
  • Swing Time
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
  • My Man Godfrey
  • The Story of a Cheat
  • Camille
  • Things to Come
  • Dodsworth
  • A Day in the Country
  • Pépé le Moko
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • Grand Illusion
  • Stella Dallas
  • Song at Midnight
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Captains Courageous
  • The Awful Truth
  • The Life of Emile Zola
  • Jezebel
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Angels with Dirty Faces
  • The Baker's Wife
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations
  • Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • Wuthering Heights
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • Stagecoach
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Destry Rides Again
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Le Jour se Lève
  • Gunga Din
  • Ninotchka
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • The Rules of the Game
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum