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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 124 films in this list released in the 1990s.

  • Trust
  • No Fear, No Die
  • GoodFellas
  • Close-Up
  • King of New York
  • Pretty Woman
  • Dances with Wolves
  • Archangel
  • Total Recall
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Europa Europa
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • La Belle Noiseuse
  • The Rapture
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • JFK
  • Slacker
  • Once Upon a Time in China
  • Thelma & Louise
  • My Own Private Idaho
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Delicatessen
  • The Double Life of Véronique
  • Raise the Red Lantern
  • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
  • Romper Stomper
  • Strictly Ballroom
  • The Player
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Glengarry Glen Ross
  • A Tale of Winter
  • Unforgiven
  • Center Stage
  • Man Bites Dog
  • The Crying Game
  • The Blue Kite
  • Philadelphia
  • The Puppetmaster
  • Short Cuts
  • Schindler's List
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Farewell My Concubine
  • Groundhog Day
  • The Piano
  • The Wedding Banquet
  • Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
  • Jurassic Park
  • The Lion King
  • The Last Seduction
  • Wild Reeds
  • Crumb
  • Heavenly Creatures
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Three Colors: Red
  • Natural Born Killers
  • Muriel's Wedding
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Hoop Dreams
  • Satantango
  • Clerks
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral
  • Forrest Gump
  • Through the Olive Trees
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Dear Diary
  • Chungking Express
  • The Kingdom
  • Braveheart
  • Deseret
  • Babe
  • Se7en
  • Smoke
  • The White Balloon
  • Underground
  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
  • Cyclo
  • Clueless
  • Safe
  • Heat
  • Toy Story
  • Toy Story 2
  • Dead Man
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Zero Kelvin
  • Trainspotting
  • Fargo
  • Gabbeh
  • Three Lives and Only One Death
  • Shine
  • Scream
  • Secrets & Lies
  • The English Patient
  • Lone Star
  • Breaking the Waves
  • Independence Day
  • The Ice Storm
  • Fireworks
  • Boogie Nights
  • L.A. Confidential