135 Must-See Movies

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Every year I update my list of greatest movies.

This is the list as of January 4, 2018. It is an “average” of:

RankTitleYear ReleasedScore (out of 100)
1The Godfather197292.7861
2Citizen Kane194178.895
3Casablanca194271.4293
4Psycho196070.6469
5The Godfather, Part II197466.8292
6Star Wars 4: A New Hope197766.6549
7Gone With the Wind193963.3947
8Singin' in the Rain195262.5739
9Apocalypse Now197962.3336
10Star Wars 5: Empire Strikes Back198062.1706
11E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial198261.5651
12Vertigo195859.3477
13Rear Window195457.7042
142001: A Space Odyssey196857.3817
15Jaws197555.6387
16Taxi Driver197655.4831
17Sunset Blvd.195055.1158
18The Wizard of Oz193954.8836
19Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs193754.7747
20Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb196454.2732
21Lawrence of Arabia196253.6617
22Schindler's List199352.8897
23One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest197551.8872
24Pulp Fiction199450.6102
25It's a Wonderful Life194648.6714
26The Shawshank Redemption199448.6374
27North by Northwest195948.0389
28Seven Samurai195447.6737
2912 Angry Men195745.8864
30The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King200344.6541
31Some Like it Hot195944.6225
32The Third Man194944.2085
33All About Eve195043.8438
34Goodfellas199043.8043
35The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring200143.6464
36The Sound of Music196543.3921
37Raiders of the Lost Ark198142.6455
38City Lights193142.6455
39The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly196642.058
40The Graduate196741.8225
41Star Wars 6: Return of the Jedi198341.7957
42Chinatown197441.3634
43Alien197940.8686
44Forrest Gump199440.4756
45It Happened One Night193440.253
46The Maltese Falcon194140.253
47Jurassic Park199340.0592
48Modern Times193639.9801
49Moonlight201639.9493
50The Dark Knight200839.5595
51Metropolis192738.8932
52The Searchers195638.4989
53Mad Max: Fury Road201538.3385
54King Kong193338.3143
55Raging Bull198038.2433
56Back to the Future198538.227
57The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers200238.1296
58Blade Runner198237.3876
59To Kill a Mockingbird196237.2987
60Inside Out201537.1572
61Spirited Away200136.4678
62Les quatre cents coups195936.4216
63Get Out201736.1691
64A Clockwork Orange197136.1559
65Bicycle Thieves194836.1449
66The Bridge on the River Kwai195736.0787
67Tokyo Story195335.7292
68The Best Years of Our Lives194635.7285
69Titanic199735.6152
70Annie Hall197735.1626
71The Shining198035.0829
72Ben-Hur195935.0829
73The Grapes of Wrath194034.902
74General, The192634.8521
758 1/2196334.5188
76The Matrix199934.2576
77Double Indemnity194433.8963
78The Silence of the Lambs199133.4798
79The Ten Commandments195633.4186
80Persona196633.3498
81Treasure of the Sierra Madre194833.1467
82Boyhood201433.1436
83Toy Story199532.9112
84Adventures of Robin Hood193832.6468
85Stalker197932.3872
86High Noon195232.3132
87The Usual Suspects199532.1098
88The Jungle Book196731.895
89Grease197831.6308
90The Mirror197531.6308
91Fight Club199931.5747
92A Hard Day's Night196431.4933
93Passion of Joan of Arc192731.3557
94Rashomon195131.2977
95The Lion King199431.2115
96Mary Poppins196431.0359
97Inception201031.0359
98M193131.0207
99Star Wars 1: The Phantom Menace199830.8056
100Thunderball196530.5306
10112 Years a Slave201330.3931
102Once Upon a Time in the West196830.3744
103American Graffiti197330.2842
104Andrei Rublev196630.2555
105La règle du jeu193929.8586
106Gravity201329.7054
107Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens201529.7054
108Spring in Park Lane194729.6307
109Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari192029.4028
110Saving Private Ryan199829.2535
111Rosemary's Baby196829.2103
112Man with a Movie Camera192929.1553
113Fantasia194029.0178
114The Dark Knight Rises201228.8881
115Dunkirk201728.8803
116Se7en199528.7807
117Selma201528.7428
118The Wicked Lady194528.719
119Hoop Dreams199428.719
120My Left Foot198928.491
121The Seventh Veil194428.491
122The Philadelphia Story194028.3511
123Battleship Potemkin192528.2631
124On the Waterfront195428.0663
1254 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days200728.0352
126L'Atalante193428.0352
127In the Mood for Love196627.9176
128Aliens198627.8142
129South Pacific195727.8073
130Mr. Smith Goes to Washington193927.7801
131Doctor Zhivago196627.7068
132West Side Story196127.65
133Roman Holiday195327.6426
134Bells of St. Mary's194527.0925
135La Dolce Vita196027.0088

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