1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

There are 874 dramatic films in this list.

  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Broken Blossoms
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Way Down East
  • Within Our Gates
  • Orphans of the Storm
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • The Smiling Madame Beudet
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • Nosferatu
  • Foolish Wives
  • La Roue
  • Greed
  • The Last Laugh
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • The Big Parade
  • The Gold Rush
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Strike
  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed
  • Metropolis
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Jazz Singer
  • The Kid Brother
  • Napoleon
  • The Unknown
  • The Crowd
  • The Docks of New York
  • October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Storm Over Asia
  • Un Chien Andalou
  • Pandora's Box
  • A Throw of Dice
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Blue Angel
  • Earth
  • L'Age d'Or
  • La Chienne
  • City Lights
  • Frankenstein
  • Limite
  • Little Caesar
  • M
  • The Public Enemy
  • Tabu
  • Freaks
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  • Me and My Gal
  • Scarface
  • Shanghai Express
  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen
  • King Kong
  • Queen Christina
  • Zero for Conduct
  • L'Atalante
  • The Goddess
  • Judge Priest
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • Peter Ibbetson
  • Camille
  • The Story of a Cheat
  • A Day in the Country
  • Dodsworth
  • Modern Times
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
  • Things to Come
  • Captains Courageous
  • Song at Midnight
  • Grand Illusion
  • Stella Dallas
  • The Life of Emile Zola
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • The Awful Truth
  • Pépé le Moko
  • Jezebel
  • Angels with Dirty Faces
  • The Baker's Wife
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
  • Babes in Arms
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Le Jour se Lève
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Wuthering Heights
  • His Girl Friday
  • Rebecca
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Mortal Storm
  • Citizen Kane
  • The Wolf Man
  • Sergeant York
  • High Sierra
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • Now, Voyager
  • Casablanca
  • Cat People