The Essential 1000



Welcome to the Essential 1000. Below you'll find a list, in chronological order, of the 1,000 films that this site feels are Essential to any cinephile. With apologies to the authors of THIS great book series. The list features film from the beginning of cinema through 2016, each year the list will get updated with new entries. So start checking them off now!


  1. 3 Days of the Condor (1975)
  2. 3:10 To Yuma (2007)
  3. 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1959)
  4. 7th Heaven (1927)
  5. 8½ (1963)
  6. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  7. 12 Monkeys (1995)
  8. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  9. 13 Assassins (2011)
  10. The 39 Steps  (1935)
  11. The 40 Year Old Virgin  (2005)
  12. 42nd Street (1933)
  13. 28 Days Later (2002)
  14. 127 Hours (2010)
  15. The 400 Blows  (1959)
  16. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
  17. 1984 (1984)
  18. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  19. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
  20. 20,000 Years in Sing-Sing (1932)
  21. À Nous La Liberté (1931)
  22. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
  23. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
  24. The Abyss  (1989)
  25. Ace in the Hole (1951)
  26. Adam's Rib (1949)
  27. Adaptation (2002)
  28. Adventures of Don Juan (1948)
  29. The Adventures of Prince Achmed  (1926)
  30. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert  (1994)
  31. The Adventures of Robin Hood  (1938)
  32. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes  (1939)
  33. An Affair to Remember (1957)
  34. The African Queen  (1951)
  35. Aguirre  Wrath of God (1972)
  36. Airplane! (1980)
  37. Airport (1970)
  38. Akira (1988)
  39. Aladdin (1992)
  40. Alexander Nevsky (1938)
  41. Alfie (1966)
  42. Alice Adams (1935)
  43. Alien (1979)
  44. Aliens (1986)
  45. All About Eve (1950)
  46. All About My Mother (Todo Sobre Mi Madre) (1999)
  47. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  48. All The King's Men (1949)
  49. All The President's Men (1976)
  50. All This and Heaven Too (1940)
  51. Almost Famous (2000)
  52. Amadeus (1984)
  53. Amarcord (1973)
  54. Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) (2001)
  55. American Beauty (1999)
  56. American Graffiti (1973)
  57. American History X (1998)
  58. American Hustle (2013)
  59. An American in Paris (1951)
  60. American Psycho (2000)
  61. American Splendor (2003)
  62. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
  63. Amores Perros (2000)
  64. Amour (2012)
  65. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  66. And Then There Were None (1945)
  67. The Andromeda Strain (1971)
  68. Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
  69. Animal Crackers (1930)
  70. Animal House (1978)
  71. Annie Hall (1977)
  72. Anomalisa (2015)
  73. The Apartment  (1960)
  74. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  75. Apollo 13 (1995)
  76. Argo (2012)
  77. Army of Darkness (1992)
  78. Army of Shadows (1969)
  79. Arrival (2016)
  80. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
  81. The Artist  (2011)
  82. As Good As It Gets (1997)
  83. The Ascent  (1977)
  84. The Asphalt Jungle  (1950)
  85. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
  86. Atlantic City (1980)
  87. Attack the Block (2011)
  88. Audition (1999)
  89. Auntie Mame (1958)
  90. Avatar (2009)
  91. The Avengers  (2012)
  92. The Aviator  (2004)
  93. The Awful Truth  (1937)
  94. The Babadook (2014)
  95. Back to the Future (1985)
  96. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
  97. Badlands (1973)
  98. Ball of Fire (1941)
  99. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
  100. Bambi (1942)
  101. Band of Outsiders [Bande à part] (1964)
  102. The Band Wagon  (1953)
  103. Barry Lyndon (1975)
  104. Barton Fink (1991)
  105. Batman (1989)
  106. Batman Begins (2005)
  107. Batman Returns (1992)
  108. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
  109. The Battle of Algiers  (1966)
  110. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  111. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
  112. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
  113. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  114. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  115. Beetlejuice (1988)
  116. Before Midnight (2013)
  117. Before Sunrise (1995)
  118. Before Sunset (2004)
  119. Being John Malkovich (1999)
  120. Being There (1979)
  121. Ben-Hur (1959)
  122. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
  123. Best in Show (2000)
  124. The Best Years of Our Lives  (1946)
  125. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
  126. Big (1988)
  127. The Big House (1930)
  128. The Big Lebowski  (1998)
  129. The Big Short (2015)
  130. The Big Sleep  (1946)
  131. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage   (1970)
  132. The Birdcage (1996)
  133. Birdman (2014)
  134. The Birds  (1963)
  135. The Birth of a Nation (1915)
  136. The Bishop's Wife  (1947)
  137. The Black Cat (1934)
  138. Black Narcissus (1947)
  139. Black Orpheus (1959)
  140. Black Sabbath (1964)
  141. Black Swan (2010)
  142. Blackmail (1929)
  143. Blade Runner (1982)
  144. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  145. Blazing Saddles (1974)
  146. The Blob (1958)
  147. Blood Simple (1985)
  148. Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)
  149. Blue Jasmine (2013)
  150. Blue Velvet (1986)
  151. The Blues Brothers  (1980)
  152. Body Heat (1981)
  153. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  154. Boogie Nights (1997)
  155. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
  156. The Bourne Identity  (2002)
  157. The Bourne Supremacy  (2004)
  158. The Bourne Ultimatum  (2007)
  159. Bowling for Columbine (2002)
  160. Boyhood (2014)
  161. Boys Town (1938)
  162. Boyz N The Hood (1991)
  163. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
  164. Braveheart (1995)
  165. Brazil (1985)
  166. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
  167. The Breakfast Club  (1985)
  168. Breaking Away (1979)
  169. Breathless (1960)
  170. Brick (2005)
  171. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  172. The Bridge on the River Kwai  (1957)
  173. Brief Encounter (1945)
  174. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  175. Broadcast News (1987)
  176. The Broadway Melody  (1929)
  177. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  178. Broken Blossoms or the Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)
  179. Brooklyn (2015)
  180. Bullitt (1968)
  181. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  182. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
  183. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  184. The  Cameraman (1928)
  185. Camille (1936)
  186. Candyman (1992)
  187. Cape Fear (1962)
  188. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
  189. Captain Phillips (2013)
  190. Captains Courageous (1937)
  191. Carnival of Souls (1962)
  192. Carol (2015)
  193. Carrie (1976)
  194. Casablanca (1942)
  195. Casino (1995)
  196. Casino Royale (2006)
  197. Cast Away (2000)
  198. The Cat and the Canary (1927)
  199. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
  200. Cat People (1942)
  201. Catch Me if You Can (2002)
  202. The Changeling (1980)
  203. Charade (1963)
  204. Chariots of Fire (1981)
  205. Chasing Amy (1997)
  206. Children of Men (2006)
  207. Children of Paradise (1945)
  208. Chinatown (1974)
  209. A Christmas Carol (1938)
  210. A Christmas Story (1983)
  211. Chungking Express (1994)
  212. Cinderella (1950)
  213. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  214. The Circus  (1928)
  215. Citizen Kane (1941)
  216. City Lights (1931)
  217. City of God (2002)
  218. Clash of the Titans  (1981)
  219. Clerks (1994)
  220. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
  221. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  222. Cloud Atlas (2012)
  223. Collateral (2004)
  224. College (1927)
  225. The Color Purple (1985)
  226. Come and See (1985)
  227. Conan The Barbarian (1982)
  228. The Conjuring (2013)
  229. Contact (1997)
  230. Contempt (1963)
  231. The Conversation  (1974)
  232. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  233. Coraline (2009)
  234. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
  235. Creed (2015)
  236. Creepshow (1982)
  237. Cries and Whispers (1972)
  238. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
  239. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000)
  240. The Crow  (1994)
  241. The Crowd   (1928)
  242. The Crying Game  (1992)
  243. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button  (2008)
  244. Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
  245. The Dam Busters  (1955)
  246. Dances With Wolves (1990)
  247. Dark City (1998)
  248. The Dark Knight   (2008)
  249. The Dark Knight Rises  (2012)
  250. Dark Victory (1939)
  251. Das Boot (1981)
  252. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  253. The Day The Earth Stood Still  (1951)
  254. Days of Heaven (1978)
  255. Dead Alive (1992)
  256. Dead Ringers (1988)
  257. Deadpool (2016)
  258. The Decalogue (1989)
  259. Deep Red (Profondo Rosso) (1975)
  260. The Deer Hunter  (1978)
  261. The Defiant Ones  (1958)
  262. Delicatessen (1991)
  263. Deliverance (1972)
  264. The Departed  (2006)
  265. The Descendants  (2011)
  266. The Descent (2005)
  267. Destry Rides Again (1939)
  268. The Devil and Daniel Webster  [All That Money Can Buy] (1941)
  269. Dial M for Murder (1954)
  270. Die Hard (1988)
  271. Dinner at Eight (1933)
  272. The Dirty Dozen   (1967)
  273. Dirty Harry (1971)
  274. District 9 (2009)
  275. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly  (2007)
  276. Django Unchained (2012)
  277. Do the Right Thing (1989)
  278. Doctor Strange (2016)
  279. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
  280. Dodsworth (1936)
  281. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  282. A Dog's Life (1918)
  283. Dogma (1999)
  284. Dogtooth (2009)
  285. Don't Look Now (1973)
  286. Donnie Brasco (1997)
  287. Donnie Darko (2001)
  288. Double Indemnity (1944)
  289. Downfall (2004)
  290. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
  291. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  292. Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
  293. Dr. No (1962)
  294. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  295. Dracula (1931)
  296. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
  297. Drive (2011)
  298. Duck Soup (1933)
  299. Duel (1971)
  300. Dumbo (1941)
  301. Dune (1984)
  302. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  303. East of Eden (1955)
  304. Easy Rider (1969)
  305. Ed Wood (1994)
  306. The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
  307. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
  308. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  309. The Elephant Man  (1980)
  310. Elizabeth (1998)
  311. The Empire Strikes Back  (1980)
  312. Enemy (2014)
  313. The English Patient  (1996)
  314. Enter The Dragon (1973)
  315. Eraserhead (1977)
  316. Escape From New York (1981)
  317. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  318. Event Horizon (1997)
  319. The Evil Dead  (1981)
  320. Evil Dead II (1987)
  321. Ex Machina (2015)
  322. The Exorcist  (1973)
  323. Eyes Without a Face (1960)
  324. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
  325. Face/Off (1997)
  326. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
  327. Fail-Safe (1964)
  328. Fanny and Alexander (1982)
  329. Fantasia (1940)
  330. Fantasmagorie (1908)
  331. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
  332. Fantastic Voyage (1966)
  333. Farewell My Concubine (1993)
  334. A Farewell to Arms (1932)
  335. Fargo (1996)
  336. Fast Five (2011)
  337. Faust (1926)
  338. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  339. A Few Good Men (1992)
  340. Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
  341. Field of Dreams (1989)
  342. Fight Club (1999)
  343. The Fighter  (2010)
  344. Finding Nemo (2003)
  345. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  346. The Fisher King (1991)
  347. Fist of Fury (The Chinese Connection) (1972)
  348. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
  349. Five Easy Pieces (1970)
  350. Foolish Wives (1922)
  351. For a Few Dollars More (1965)
  352. Forbidden Planet (1956)
  353. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
  354. Forrest Gump (1994)
  355. Frankenstein (1931)
  356. Freaks (1932)
  357. The French Connection  (1971)
  358. The Freshman (1925)
  359. Friday the 13th (1980)
  360. From Here to Eternity (1953)
  361. From Russia With Love (1963)
  362. The Front Page (1931)
  363. Frozen (2013)
  364. The Fugitive  (1993)
  365. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  366. The Full Monty  (1997)
  367. Fury (1936)
  368. G-Men (1935)
  369. Gandhi (1982)
  370. Gaslight (1944)
  371. Gattaca (1997)
  372. The Gay Divorcee  (1934)
  373. The General  (1926)
  374. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
  375. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
  376. Get Carter (1971)
  377. Ghost (1990)
  378. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir  (1947)
  379. Ghostbusters (1984)
  380. Giant (1956)
  381. Gilda (1946)
  382. Girl Shy (1924)
  383. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo  (2011)
  384. Gladiator (2000)
  385. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
  386. Glory (1989)
  387. Go West (1925)
  388. The Godfather   (1972)
  389. The Godfather Part II  (1974)
  390. Gods and Monsters (1998)
  391. Gojira [Godzilla] (1954)
  392. Gold Diggers of (1933) (1933)
  393. The Gold Rush  (1925)
  394. Goldfinger (1964)
  395. The Golem: How He Came into the World (1920)
  396. Gone With the Wind (1939)
  397. Good Night and Good Luck (2005)
  398. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  399. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly  (1966)
  400. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
  401. Goodfellas (1990)
  402. The Graduate  (1967)
  403. Gran Torino (2008)
  404. Grand Hotel (1932)
  405. Grand Illusion (1937)
  406. The Grapes of Wrath  (1940)
  407. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
  408. Gravity (2013)
  409. The Great Dictator  (1940)
  410. The Great Escape  (1963)
  411. Great Expectations (1946)
  412. The Great Train Robbery  (1903)
  413. The Great Ziegfeld  (1936)
  414. Greed (1924)
  415. The Green Mile  (1999)
  416. Grindhouse (2007)
  417. Groundhog Day (1993)
  418. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  419. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
  420. Gun Crazy (1950)
  421. The Gunfighter (1950)
  422. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
  423. Hail, Caesar! (2016)
  424. Halloween (1978)
  425. Hamlet (1948)
  426. Hamlet (1996)
  427. The Handmaiden (2016)
  428. The Hangover  (2009)
  429. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  430. Harakiri (1962)
  431. Hard Boiled (1992)
  432. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  433. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
  434. Harold and Maude (1971)
  435. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010)
  436. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011)
  437. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
  438. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
  439. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  440. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
  441. Harvey (1950)
  442. The Haunting  (1963)
  443. Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
  444. Hearts and Minds (1974)
  445. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
  446. Heat (1995)
  447. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
  448. The Heiress  (1949)
  449. Hell or High Water (2016)
  450. Henry V (1944)
  451. Her (2013)
  452. Hero (2002)
  453. The Hidden Fortress  (1958)
  454. High and Low (1963)
  455. High Fidelity (2000)
  456. High Noon (1952)
  457. Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959)
  458. His Girl Friday (1940)
  459. Holiday (1938)
  460. Holiday Inn (1942)
  461. The Holy Mountain  (1973)
  462. Hoop Dreams (1994)
  463. Hoosiers (1986)
  464. Horror of Dracula (1958)
  465. Hot Fuzz (2007)
  466. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
  467. The Hound of the Baskervilles  (1939)
  468. House of Wax (1953)
  469. How The West Was Won (1962)
  470. How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
  471. Howards End (1992)
  472. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
  473. Hugo (2011)
  474. The Hunchback of Notre Dame  (1923)
  475. The Hunt For Red October  (1990)
  476. The Hurt Locker  (2009)
  477. The Hustler  (1961)
  478. I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
  479. I Married a Witch (1942)
  480. Ikiru (1952)
  481. The Immigrant (1917)
  482. In a Lonely Place (1950)
  483. In America (2002)
  484. In Cold Blood (1967)
  485. In Old Chicago (1937)
  486. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  487. In the Mood for Love (2000)
  488. Inception (2010)
  489. The Incredible Shrinking Man  (1957)
  490. The Incredibles  (2004)
  491. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  492. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  493. The Informer (1935)
  494. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  495. Inherit the Wind (1960)
  496. The Innocents  (1961)
  497. Inside Out (2015)
  498. The Insider  (1999)
  499. The Interrupters  (2011)
  500. Interstellar (2014)
  501. Intolerance: Love's Struggle Through the Ages (1916)
  502. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  503. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
  504. The Invisible Man  (1933)
  505. The Iron Giant  (1999)
  506. Iron Man (2008)
  507. The Iron Mask (1929)
  508. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
  509. It Happened One Night (1934)
  510. It! (1927)
  511. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  512. Ivan The Terrible, Part I & II (1944)
  513. Jane Eyre (1943)
  514. Jaws (1975)
  515. The Jazz Singer  (1927)
  516. Jezebel (1938)
  517. JFK (1991)
  518. Johnny Guitar (1954)
  519. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
  520. Jules et Jim (1962)
  521. Juno (2007)
  522. Jurassic Park (1993)
  523. Key Largo (1948)
  524. The Kid  (1921)
  525. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
  526. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
  527. The Killer  (1989)
  528. The Killers (1946)
  529. The Killing  (1956)
  530. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
  531. King Kong (1933)
  532. The King of Comedy  (1982)
  533. The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters  (2007)
  534. The King's Speech  (2010)
  535. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
  536. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
  537. Kramer VS Kramer (1979)
  538. L.A. Confidential (1997)
  539. L'Avventura (1960)
  540. La belle et la bête [Beauty and the Beast] (1946)
  541. La Dolce Vita (1960)
  542. La Jetée (1962)
  543. La La Land (2016)
  544. La Roue [The Wheel] (1923)
  545. La Strada (1954)
  546. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
  547. The Lady Eve  (1941)
  548. The Lady Vanishes  (1938)
  549. The Last Command  (1928)
  550. The Last Laugh  (1924)
  551. The Last of the Mohicans  (1992)
  552. The Last Picture Show  (1971)
  553. Late Spring (1949)
  554. Laura (1944)
  555. The Lavender Hill Mob  (1951)
  556. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  557. Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
  558. Le Samouraï (1967)
  559. Leave Her To Heaven (1945)
  560. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
  561. The Lego Movie (2014)
  562. Lenny (1974)
  563. Léon (The Professional) (1994)
  564. The Leopard  (1963)
  565. Les Diaboliques (1955)
  566. Let the Right One In (2008)
  567. Lethal Weapon (1987)
  568. The Letter (1940)
  569. A Letter to Three Wives  (1949)
  570. Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
  571. Libeled Lady (1936)
  572. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
  573. Life is Beautiful (1997)
  574. Life Itself (2014)
  575. The Life of Emile Zola  (1937)
  576. Life of Pi (2012)
  577. Lifeboat (1944)
  578. Lilies of the Field (1963)
  579. Lincoln (2012)
  580. The Lion in Winter  (1968)
  581. The Lion King  (1994)
  582. Little Caesar (1931)
  583. The Little Foxes  (1941)
  584. The Little Mermaid  (1989)
  585. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
  586. The Lives of Others  (2006)
  587. Living Russia, or Man with a Movie Camera (1929)
  588. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog  (1927)
  589. Lolita (1962)
  590. The Long Good Friday  (1980)
  591. The Long Goodbye  (1973)
  592. The Longest Day  (1962)
  593. Looper (2012)
  594. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring  (2001)
  595. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King  (2003)
  596. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers  (2002)
  597. Lost Horizon (1937)
  598. Lost in Translation (2003)
  599. The Lost Weekend  (1945)
  600. The Love Parade (1929)
  601. M (1931)
  602. M. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
  603. M*A*S*H (1970)
  604. Mad Love (1935)
  605. Mad Max (1979)
  606. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
  607. Mad Max: The Road Warrior (1981)
  608. The Magnificent Ambersons  (1942)
  609. The Magnificent Seven  (1960)
  610. Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)
  611. The Maltese Falcon  (1941)
  612. A Man Escaped (1956)
  613. A Man for All Seasons (1966)
  614. The Man Who Fell to Earth  (1976)
  615. The Man Who Knew Too Much  (1934)
  616. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance  (1962)
  617. Manchester by the Sea (2016)
  618. The Manchurian Candidate  (1962)
  619. Manhattan (1979)
  620. Marathon Man (1976)
  621. March of the Penguins (2005)
  622. Maria Full of Grace (2004)
  623. The Mark of Zorro (1920)
  624. The Mark of Zorro  (1940)
  625. The Martian (2015)
  626. Marty (1955)
  627. Mary Poppins (1964)
  628. The Matrix  (1999)
  629. A Matter of Life and Death (1946)
  630. Mean Streets (1973)
  631. Meet John Doe (1941)
  632. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  633. Memento (2000)
  634. Men in Black (1997)
  635. Metropolis (1927)
  636. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  637. Midnight Express (1978)
  638. Midnight in Paris (2011)
  639. Midnight Run (1988)
  640. Mildred Pierce (1945)
  641. Milk (2008)
  642. Miller's Crossing (1990)
  643. Million Dollar Baby (2004)
  644. Minority Report (2002)
  645. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  646. Misery (1990)
  647. Mister Roberts (1955)
  648. Moana (2016)
  649. Modern Times (1936)
  650. Mon Oncle (1958)
  651. Moneyball (2011)
  652. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  653. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  654. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
  655. Moonlight (2016)
  656. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
  657. The More the Merrier (1943)
  658. Morocco (1930)
  659. The Most Dangerous Game  (1932)
  660. Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
  661. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  662. Mrs. Miniver (1942)
  663. The Mummy  (1932)
  664. The Muppet Movie  (1979)
  665. Murder! (1930)
  666. The Music Man (1962)
  667. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
  668. My Darling Clementine (1946)
  669. My Fair Lady (1964)
  670. My Man Godfrey (1936)
  671. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  672. The Naked City  (1948)
  673. Nanook of the North (1922)
  674. Nashville (1975)
  675. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
  676. The Navigator  (1924)
  677. Network (1976)
  678. Night and Fog (1955)
  679. A Night at the Opera (1935)
  680. The Night of the Hunter  (1955)
  681. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  682. A Night to Remember (1958)
  683. The Nightmare Before Christmas  (1993)
  684. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  685. Nights of Cabiria (1957)
  686. Ninotchka (1939)
  687. No Country For Old Men (2007)
  688. North By Northwest (1959)
  689. Nosferatu (1922)
  690. Notorious (1946)
  691. Now, Voyager (1942)
  692. O.J.: Made in America (2016)
  693. The Odd Couple  (1968)
  694. Of Human Bondage (1934)
  695. Oldboy (2003)
  696. Oliver Twist (1948)
  697. Olympia Parts 1 & 2 (1940)
  698. The Omen  (1976)
  699. On the Town (1949)
  700. On The Waterfront (1954)
  701. Once (2007)
  702. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
  703. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
  704. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  705. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
  706. Ordinary People (1980)
  707. Orphans of the Storm (1921)
  708. Our Hospitality (1923)
  709. Out of the Past (1947)
  710. The Outlaw Josey Wales  (1976)
  711. The Ox-Bow Incident  (1943)
  712. The Palm Beach Story  (1942)
  713. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
  714. Pandora's Box (1929)
  715. Paper Moon (1973)
  716. Paris, Texas (1984)
  717. The Passion of Joan of Arc  (1928)
  718. Paths of Glory (1957)
  719. Patton (1970)
  720. Peeping Tom (1960)
  721. Persona (1966)
  722. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  723. The Phantom Carriage (1921)
  724. The Phantom of the Opera  (1925)
  725. Philadelphia (1993)
  726. The Philadelphia Story  (1940)
  727. The Pianist  (2002)
  728. Pickpocket (1959)
  729. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
  730. Pinocchio (1940)
  731. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  732. A Place in the Sun (1951)
  733. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  734. Platoon (1986)
  735. The Player (1992)
  736. Playtime (1967)
  737. Point Blank (1967)
  738. Poltergeist (1982)
  739. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
  740. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
  741. The Pride of the Yankees  (1942)
  742. The Princess Bride  (1987)
  743. Princess Mononoke (1997)
  744. The Private Life of Henry VIII  (1933)
  745. The Producers  (1968)
  746. Psycho (1960)
  747. The Public Enemy  (1931)
  748. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  749. Pumping Iron (1977)
  750. The Purple Rose of Cairo  (1985)
  751. Pygmalion (1938)
  752. Queen Kelly (1929)
  753. The Quiet Man  (1952)
  754. Quiz Show (1994)
  755. Raging Bull (1980)
  756. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  757. Rain Man (1988)
  758. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
  759. A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
  760. Ran (1985)
  761. Rashômon (1950)
  762. Ratatouille (2007)
  763. Ray (2004)
  764. Re-Animator (1985)
  765. Rear Window (1954)
  766. Rebecca (1940)
  767. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  768. The Red Balloon  (1956)
  769. Red River (1948)
  770. The Red Shoes  (1948)
  771. Reds (1981)
  772. The Remains of the Day  (1993)
  773. Repulsion 10/2/(1965)
  774. Requiem for a Dream (2000)
  775. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  776. Return of the Jedi (1983)
  777. Rififi (Du Rififi Chez Les Hommes) (1955)
  778. The Right Stuff  (1983)
  779. Rio Bravo (1959)
  780. Robocop (1987)
  781. Rocky (1976)
  782. Roger & Me (1989)
  783. Roman Holiday (1953)
  784. Rome, Open City (1945)
  785. Romeo and Juliet (1968)
  786. Room (2015)
  787. Rope (1948)
  788. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
  789. The Rules of the Game  (1939)
  790. Run Lola Run (1998)
  791. Rushmore (1998)
  792. Sabotage (1936)
  793. Sabrina (1954)
  794. Safety Last! (1923)
  795. Samurai Rebellion (1967)
  796. Sanjuro (1962)
  797. Sansho The Bailiff (1954)
  798. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
  799. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  800. Say Anything... (1989)
  801. Scarface (1983)
  802. Scarface: The Shame of a Nation (1932)
  803. Scenes From a Marriage (1973)
  804. Scent of a Woman (1992)
  805. Schindler's List (1993)
  806. Scrooge [A Christmas Carol] (1951)
  807. Se7en (1995)
  808. The Searchers  (1956)
  809. Seconds (1966)
  810. Secret Agent (1936)
  811. The Secret in Their Eyes  (2009)
  812. The Secret of NIMH  (1982)
  813. Selma (2014)
  814. A Separation (2011)
  815. Sergeant York (1941)
  816. Serpico (1973)
  817. Seven Chances (1925)
  818. Seven Samurai (1954)
  819. The Seventh Seal  (1957)
  820. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
  821. Shaft (1971)
  822. Shall We Dance (1937)
  823. Shane (1953)
  824. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  825. The Shawshank Redemption  (1994)
  826. She Done Him Wrong (1933)
  827. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
  828. The Shining  (1980)
  829. Shock Corridor (1963)
  830. Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
  831. The Shootist  (1976)
  832. The Shop Around the Corner  (1940)
  833. A Shot in the Dark (1964)
  834. Sideways (2004)
  835. The Silence of the Lambs  (1991)
  836. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
  837. Sing Street (2016)
  838. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  839. The Sixth Sense  (1999)
  840. Skyfall (2012)
  841. Slap Shot (1977)
  842. Sleeper (1973)
  843. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  844. Sling Blade (1996)
  845. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  846. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
  847. The Snake Pit  (1948)
  848. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  849. The Social Network  (2010)
  850. Solaris (1972)
  851. Some Like it Hot (1959)
  852. Son of Frankenstein (1939)
  853. Sophie's Choice (1982)
  854. The Sound of Music  (1965)
  855. Spartacus (1960)
  856. Speed (1994)
  857. Spellbound (1945)
  858. Spider-Man (2002)
  859. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  860. Spirited Away (2001)
  861. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
  862. Spotlight (2015)
  863. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold  (1965)
  864. Stagecoach (1939)
  865. Stalag 17 (1953)
  866. Stalker (1979)
  867. Stand By Me (1986)
  868. A Star is Born (1954)
  869. Star Trek (2009)
  870. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  871. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
  872. Star Wars (1977)
  873. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
  874. Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
  875. Steamboat Willie (1928)
  876. The Sting  (1973)
  877. Stormy Weather (1943)
  878. Strangers on a Train (1951)
  879. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
  880. Strike! (1925)
  881. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
  882. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  883. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  884. Superbad (2007)
  885. Superman II (1980)
  886. Superman: The Movie (1978)
  887. Suspicion (1941)
  888. Suspiria (1977)
  889. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
  890. Swing Time (1936)
  891. Taxi Driver (1976)
  892. The Ten Commandments  (1956)
  893. The Terminator  (1984)
  894. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  895. Terms of Endearment (1983)
  896. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse  (1933)
  897. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre  (1974)
  898. Them! (1954)
  899. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  900. Thief (1981)
  901. The Thief of Bagdad  (1924)
  902. The Thief of Bagdad  (1940)
  903. The Thin Man  (1934)
  904. The Thing  (1982)
  905. Things to Come (1936)
  906. The Third Man  (1949)
  907. This Gun For Hire (1942)
  908. This is Spinal Tap (1984)
  909. Three Colors: Blue (1993)
  910. Three Colors: Red (1994)
  911. Three Colors: White (1994)
  912. Throne of Blood (1957)
  913. Thunderball (1965)
  914. The Times of Harvey Milk  (1984)
  915. To Be or Not to Be (1942)
  916. To Catch a Thief (1955)
  917. To Have and Have Not (1944)
  918. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  919. Tokyo Story (1953)
  920. Tootsie (1982)
  921. Top Hat (1935)
  922. Touch of Evil (1958)
  923. The Towering Inferno  (1974)
  924. Toy Story (1995)
  925. Toy Story 2 (1999)
  926. Toy Story 3 (2010)
  927. Traffic (2000)
  928. Trainspotting (1996)
  929. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre  (1948)
  930. The Tree of Life  (2011)
  931. A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage Dans la Lune) (1902)
  932. Trouble in Paradise (1932)
  933. True Grit (1969)
  934. True Grit (2010)
  935. True Romance (1993)
  936. The Truman Show  (1998)
  937. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
  938. Ugetsu (1953)
  939. Umberto D. (1952)
  940. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
  941. Un Chien Andalou (1929)
  942. Underworld (1927)
  943. Unforgiven (1992)
  944. The Unknown (1927)
  945. The Untouchables  (1987)
  946. Up (2009)
  947. The Usual Suspects  (1995)
  948. Vampyr (1932)
  949. The Vanishing  (1988)
  950. The Verdict  (1982)
  951. Vertigo (1958)
  952. Victor Victoria (1982)
  953. The Virgin Spring  (1960)
  954. The Wages of Fear  (1953)
  955. Wait Until Dark (1967)
  956. Walk The Line (2005)
  957. WALL·E (2008)
  958. The War of the Worlds  (1953)
  959. WarGames (1983)
  960. The Warriors  (1979)
  961. Way Down East (1920)
  962. Way of the Dragon (Return of the Dragon) (1972)
  963. West Side Story (1961)
  964. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
  965. When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  966. Whiplash (2014)
  967. White Heat (1949)
  968. White Zombie (1932)
  969. Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
  970. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
  971. Why Worry? (1923)
  972. The Wicker Man  (1973)
  973. The Wild Bunch  (1969)
  974. Wild Strawberries (1957)
  975. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971)
  976. Winchester '73 (1950)
  977. Wings (1927)
  978. Wings of Desire (1987)
  979. Within Our Gates (1920)
  980. Witness (1985)
  981. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  982. The Wizard of Oz  (1939)
  983. The Wolf Man  (1941)
  984. Woman in the Moon (1929)
  985. Woman of the Year (1942)
  986. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
  987. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz  (1910)
  988. The Wrestler  (2008)
  989. Wuthering Heights (1939)
  990. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
  991. X2:X-Men United (2003)
  992. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  993. Yojimbo (1961)
  994. You Can't Take it With You (1938)
  995. Young and Innocent (1937)
  996. Young Frankenstein (1974)
  997. Z (1969)
  998. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
  999. Zombieland (2009)
  1000. Zootopia (2016)