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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 76 war films in this list.

  • The Birth of a Nation
  • The Big Parade
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Duck Soup
  • Grand Illusion
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Gunga Din
  • Sergeant York
  • To Be or Not to Be
  • Mrs. Miniver
  • Fires Were Started
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • To Have and Have Not
  • San Pietro
  • Paisan
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Hill 24 Doesn't Answer
  • Night and Fog
  • The Burmese Harp
  • A Man Escaped
  • Paths of Glory
  • The Cranes Are Flying
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Passenger
  • The Great Escape
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • The Shop on Main Street
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • The War Game
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • The Red and the White
  • Closely Watched Trains
  • Shame
  • In the Year of the Pig
  • Patton
  • M*A*S*H
  • The Sorrow and the Pity
  • Red Psalm
  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Travelling Players
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Soldier of Orange
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Christ Stopped at Eboli
  • The Tin Drum
  • The Last Metro
  • The Big Red One
  • Das Boot
  • Gallipoli
  • The Night of the Shooting Stars
  • The Killing Fields
  • Come and See
  • Platoon
  • Au Revoir les Enfants
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Good Morning, Vietnam
  • Red Sorghum
  • Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Glory
  • Archangel
  • Europa Europa
  • The Puppetmaster
  • Schindler's List
  • Braveheart
  • Underground
  • The English Patient
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Kippur
  • Downfall
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • The Hurt Locker