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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (2021 Edition)

List made from the book 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. This list just from the 2021 edition, so you'll not see deleted movies as in other list.

Also my list sorted backwards, thus i think it's easier to watch this way from newer movies.

By popular demand - collections that were used in the book were switched to first entry only, i.e. Toy Story and Fellowship of the Ring.

  • Nomadland

    1

  • Lovers Rock

    2

  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    3

  • Soul

    4

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

    5

  • Tenet

    6

  • Saint Maud

    7

  • Rocks

    8

  • The Assistant

    9

  • The Vast of Night

    10

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    11

  • For Sama

    12

  • Booksmart

    13

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    14

  • The Farewell

    15

  • Joker

    16

  • Parasite

    17

  • Little Women

    18

  • The Lighthouse

    19

  • BlacKkKlansman

    20

  • Roma

    21

  • Capernaum

    22

  • Phantom Thread

    23

  • Black Panther

    24

  • Get Out

    25

  • Call Me by Your Name

    26

  • Lady Bird

    27

  • Toni Erdmann

    28

  • Moonlight

    29

  • La La Land

    30

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    31

  • Tangerine

    32

  • Son of Saul

    33

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    34

  • Boyhood

    35

  • 12 Years a Slave

    36

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

    37

  • The Great Beauty

    38

  • Gravity

    39

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    40

  • The Artist

    41

  • The Social Network

    42

  • Inception

    43

  • Nostalgia for the Light

    44

  • Avatar

    45

  • District 9

    46

  • Let the Right One In

    47

  • The Dark Knight

    48

  • The Hurt Locker

    49

  • There Will Be Blood

    50

  • Paranormal Activity

    51

  • The Lives of Others

    52

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    53

  • Brokeback Mountain

    54

  • Downfall

    55

  • Moolaadé

    56

  • Head-On

    57

  • Osama

    58

  • Good Bye Lenin!

    59

  • Oldboy

    60

  • Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

    61

  • Elephant

    62

  • City of God

    63

  • Bowling for Columbine

    64

  • Russian Ark

    65

  • Spirited Away

    66

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    67

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    68

  • Memento

    69

  • Requiem for a Dream

    70

  • Gladiator

    71

  • In the Mood for Love

    72

  • The Gleaners and I

    73

  • The Matrix

    74

  • All About My Mother

    75

  • Beau Travail

    76

  • Audition

    77

  • Fight Club

    78

  • The Sixth Sense

    79

  • Being John Malkovich

    80

  • The Blair Witch Project

    81

  • The Thin Red Line

    82

  • Happiness

    83

  • Ringu

    84

  • The Celebration

    85

  • Rushmore

    86

  • Run Lola Run

    87

  • Saving Private Ryan

    88

  • Taste of Cherry

    89

  • Titanic

    90

  • The Sweet Hereafter

    91

  • Open Your Eyes

    92

  • Funny Games

    93

  • L.A. Confidential

    94

  • Boogie Nights

    95

  • Fireworks

    96

  • The Ice Storm

    97

  • Independence Day

    98

  • Breaking the Waves

    99

  • Lone Star

    100