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501 Must-See Movies

Action/Adventure & Epic

 
1. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
2. The Iron Horse (1924)
3. Napoleon (1927)
4. Cleopatra (1934)
5. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
6. Alexander Nevsky (1938)
7. Gone With the Wind (1939)
8. The Sea Hawk (1940)
9. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
10. The African Queen (1951)
11. The Wages of Fear (1953)
12. The Seven Samurai (1954)
13. The Ten Commandments (1956)
14. War and Peace (1956)
15. The Vikings (1958)
16. North By Northwest (1959)
17. Ben-Hur (1959)
18. Spartacus (1960)
19. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
20. Zulu (1964)
21. Dr. Zhivago (1965)
22. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
23. The Lion In Winter (1968)
24. Waterloo (1970)
25. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
26. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
27. Enter the Dragon (1973)
28. Papillon (1973)
29. The Towering Inferno (1974)
30. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
31. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
32. Fitzcarraldo (1982)
33. Gandhi (1982)
34. The Right Stuff (1983)
35. Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
36. A Passage To India (1984)
37. Ran (1985)
38. The Mission (1986)
39. Top Gun (1986)
40. The Last Emperor (1987)
41. Die Hard (1988)
42. Speed (1994)
43. True Lies (1994)
44. Braveheart (1995)
45. The Mummy (1999)
46. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
47. Gladiator (2000)
48. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
49. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
50. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
51. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
52. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
53. Troy (2004)
54. 300 (2006)
55. Crank (2006)
56. Iron Man (2008)
57. Watchmen (2009)

Comedy

 
58. Safety Last (1923)
59. The General (1927)
60. Show People (1928)
61. Duck Soup (1933)
62. It's a Gift (1934)
63. Modern Times (1936)
64. Nothing Sacred (1937)
65. Way Out West (1937)
66. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
67. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
68. Midnight (1939)
69. His Girl Friday (1940)
70. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
71. To Be Or Not To Be (1942)
72. Road To Morocco (1942)
73. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
74. Born Yesterday (1950)
75. Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
76. Some Like It Hot (1959)
77. Move Over, Darling (1963)
78. The Pink Panther (1963)
79. The Fortune Cookie (1966)
80. The Producers (1968)
81. The Odd Couple (1968)
82. Harold and Maude (1971)
83. What's Up, Doc? (1972)
84. Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex * But Were Afraid To Ask (1972)
85. Blazing Saddles (1974)
86. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
87. Animal House (1978)
88. Airplane! (1980)
89. Tootsie (1982)
90. Trading Places (1983)
91. All of Me (1984)
92. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
93. The Breakfast Club (1985)
94. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
95. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
96. The Naked Gun (1988)
97. Big (1988)
98. Home Alone (1990)
99. Groundhog Day (1993)
100. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
101. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
102. The Big Lebowski (1998)
103. The Dinner Game (1998)
104. There's Something About Mary (1998)
105. Meet the Parents (2000)
106. Amelie (2001)
107. Lost In Translation (2003)
108. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
109. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
110. A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
111. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
112. Borat (2006)
113. Juno (2007)
114. Knocked Up (2007)

Drama

 
115. Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
116. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
117. Citizen Kane (1941)
118. Children of Paradise (1945)
119. The Lost Weekend (1945)
120. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
121. Great Expectations (1946)
122. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
123. Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948)
124. The Bicycle Thief (1948)
125. All About Eve (1950)
126. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
127. Ace In the Hole (1951)
128. On the Waterfront (1954)
129. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
130. 12 Angry Men (1957)
131. The Seventh Seal (1957)
132. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
133. Vertigo (1958)
134. Breathless (1960)
135. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
136. 8 1/2 (1963)
137. A Man For All Seasons (1966)
138. Belle de Jour (1967)
139. The Graduate (1967)
140. Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (1967)
141. Easy Rider (1969)
142. The Last Picture Show (1971)
143. Sleuth (1972)
144. Nashville (1975)
145. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
146. All the President's Men (1976)
147. Rocky (1976)
148. Kramer Vs. Kramer (1979)
149. Raging Bull (1980)
150. The King of Comedy (1982)
151. Fatal Attraction (1987)
152. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
153. Rain Man (1988)
154. Do the Right Thing (1989)
155. Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
156. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
157. The Player (1992)
158. Forrest Gump (1994)
159. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
160. Apollo 13 (1995)
161. Shakespeare In Love (1998)
162. The Truman Show (1998)
163. All About My Mother (1999)
164. American Beauty (1999)
165. Traffic (2000)
166. Vera Drake (2004)
167. The Lives of Others (2006)
168. Volver (2006)
169. United 93 (2006)
170. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
171. Atonement (2007)
172. The Reader (2008)

Horror

 
173. Nosferatu (1922)
174. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
175. Freaks (1932)
176. King Kong (1933)
177. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
178. Dead of Night (1945)
179. Diabolique (1955)
180. Horror of Dracula (1958)
181. Psycho (1960)
182. Peeping Tom (1960)
183. Village of the Damned (1960)
184. What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962)
185. The Birds (1963)
186. The Haunting (1963)
187. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
188. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
189. Deliverance (1972)
190. The Exorcist (1973)
191. Don't Look Now (1973)
192. The Wicker Man (1973)
193. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
194. Jaws (1975)
195. The Omen (1976)
196. Carrie (1976)
197. Eraserhead (1977)
198. Halloween (1978)
199. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
200. The Shining (1980)
201. Friday the 13th (1980)
202. The Fog (1980)
203. An American Werewolf In London (1981)
204. The Thing (1982)
205. Poltergeist (1982)
206. Gremlins (1984)
207. A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
208. Manhunter (1986)
209. The Fly (1986)
210. Evil Dead II (1987)
211. Angel Heart (1987)
212. Child's Play (1988)
213. Misery (1990)
214. Tremors (1990)
215. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
216. Scream (1996)
217. Ringu (1998)
218. The Sixth Sense (1999)
219. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
220. The Mummy (1999)
221. Audition (1999)
222. The Others (2001)
223. 28 Days Later (2002)
224. Saw (2004)
225. The Descent (2005)
226. The Orphanage (2007)
227. Let the Right One In (2008)
228. Drag Me To Hell (2009)

Musical

 
229. 42nd Street (1933)
230. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
231. The Gay Divorcee (1934)
232. Top Hat (1935)
233. Show Boat (1936)
234. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
235. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
236. Strike Up the Band (1940)
237. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
238. You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
239. The Gang's All Here (1943)
240. Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
241. Easter Parade (1948)
242. The Red Shoes (1948)
243. On the Town (1949)
244. An American In Paris (1951)
245. Singin' In the Rain (1952)
246. The Band Wagon (1953)
247. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
248. Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954)
249. A Star Is Born (1954)
250. Oklahoma! (1955)
251. High Society (1956)
252. The King and I (1956)
253. Funny Face (1957)
254. Pal Joey (1957)
255. South Pacific (1958)
256. West Side Story (1961)
257. Viva Las Vegas (1964)
258. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
259. Mary Poppins (1964)
260. My Fair Lady (1964)
261. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
262. The Sound of Music (1965)
263. Funny Girl (1968)
264. Hello, Dolly! (1969)
265. Woodstock (1970)
266. Cabaret (1972)
267. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
268. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
269. New York, New York (1977)
270. The Last Waltz (1978)
271. Grease (1978)
272. All That Jazz (1979)
273. The Blues Brothers (1980)
274. Fame (1980)
275. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
276. Dirty Dancing (1987)
277. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
278. Chicago (2002)
279. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
280. Once (2007)
281. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
282. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
283. Mamma Mia! (2008)

Romance

 
284. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
285. It Happened One Night (1934)
286. Camille (1936)
287. Wuthering Heights (1939)
288. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
289. Waterloo Bridge (1940)
290. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
291. The Lady Eve (1941)
292. Casablanca (1942)
293. Now, Voyager (1942)
294. Random Harvest (1942)
295. Brief Encounter (1945)
296. Beauty and the Beast (1946)
297. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
298. Adam's Rib (1949)
299. The Quiet Man (1952)
300. Roman Holiday (1953)
301. To Catch a Thief (1955)
302. All That Heaven Allows (1955)
303. An Affair To Remember (1957)
304. The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
305. Pillow Talk (1959)
306. Breathless (1960)
307. The Apartment (1960)
308. Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)
309. A Man and a Woman (1966)
310. Barefoot In the Park (1967)
311. Love Story (1970)
312. A New Leaf (1971)
313. The Way We Were (1973)
314. Annie Hall (1977)
315. 10 (1979)
316. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
317. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
318. Out of Africa (1985)
319. Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)
320. The Princess Bride (1987)
321. Dirty Dancing (1987)
322. The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
323. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
324. Pretty Woman (1990)
325. Ghost (1990)
326. Green Card (1990)
327. The Age of Innocence (1993)
328. Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
329. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
330. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
331. The English Patient (1996)
332. Titanic (1997)
333. As Good As It Gets (1997)
334. In the Mood For Love (2000)
335. Punch Drunk Love (2002)
336. Before Sunset (2004)
337. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
338. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Science Fiction & Fantasy

 
339. Metropolis (1927)
340. Lost Horizon (1937)
341. The Man In the White Suit (1951)
342. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
343. The War of the Worlds (1953)
344. Forbidden Planet (1956)
345. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
346. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
347. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
348. Dr. Strangelove (1964)
349. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
350. Planet of the Apes (1968)
351. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
352. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
353. Silent Running (1972)
354. Solaris (1972)
355. Sleeper (1973)
356. Westworld (1973)
357. Dark Star (1974)
358. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
359. Star Wars (1977)
360. Superman (1978)
361. Alien (1979)
362. The Road Warrior (1981)
363. Scanners (1981)
364. Time Bandits (1981)
365. Blade Runner (1982)
366. E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
367. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
368. Tron (1982)
369. Ghostbusters (1984)
370. The Terminator (1984)
371. Back To the Future (1985)
372. Brazil (1985)
373. Aliens (1986)
374. The Fly (1986)
375. Robocop (1987)
376. Batman (1989)
377. Total Recall (1990)
378. Naked Lunch (1991)
379. Jurassic Park (1993)
380. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
381. Independence Day (1996)
382. Men In Black (1997)
383. The Matrix (1999)
384. X-Men (2000)
385. Artificial Intelligence: A.I. (2001)
386. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
387. Minority Report (2002)
388. Spider-Man (2002)
389. Serenity (2005)
390. Children of Men (2006)
391. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
392. The Dark Knight (2008)
393. District 9 (2009)

Mystery & Thriller

 
394. Little Caesar (1931)
395. The Public Enemy (1931)
396. Rebecca (1940)
397. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
398. Double Indemnity (1944)
399. The Big Sleep (1946)
400. Kiss of Death (1947)
401. The Third Man (1949)
402. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
403. Strangers On a Train (1951)
404. The Big Heat (1953)
405. Rear Window (1954)
406. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
407. Rififi (1955)
408. The Killing (1956)
409. Touch of Evil (1958)
410. Charade (1963)
411. Goldfinger (1964)
412. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
413. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
414. Point Blank (1967)
415. Bullitt (1968)
416. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
417. The Italian Job (1969)
418. Dirty Harry (1971)
419. The French Connection (1971)
420. The Godfather (1972)
421. Mean Streets (1973)
422. Serpico (1973)
423. The Sting (1973)
424. Chinatown (1974)
425. The Conversation (1974)
426. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
427. Taxi Driver (1976)
428. Scarface (1983)
429. Witness (1985)
430. The Untouchables (1987)
431. Goodfellas (1990)
432. Miller's Crossing (1990)
433. Basic Instinct (1992)
434. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
435. Pulp Fiction (1994)
436. The Professional (1994)
437. Seven (1995)
438. The Usual Suspects (1995)
439. Fargo (1996)
440. L.A. Confidential (1997)
441. Run Lola Run (1998)
442. Memento (2000)
443. City of God (2002)
444. Oldboy (2003)
445. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
446. Cache (2005)
447. Casino Royale (2006)
448. The Departed (2006)

War

 
449. Shoulder Arms (1918)
450. Wings (1927)
451. All Quiet On the Western Front (1930)
452. Grand Illusion (1937)
453. Sergeant York (1941)
454. In Which We Serve (1942)
455. Five Graves To Cairo (1943)
456. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
457. Rome, Open City (1945)
458. Story of G.I. Joe (1945)
459. They Were Expendable (1945)
460. Battleground (1949)
461. Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
462. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
463. The Desert Fox (1951)
464. The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
465. The Cruel Sea (1953)
466. From Here To Eternity (1953)
467. Stalag 17 (1953)
468. Mister Roberts (1955)
469. Attack (1956)
470. The Burmese Harp (1956)
471. The Bridge On the River Kwai (1957)
472. Paths of Glory (1957)
473. Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
474. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
475. The Longest Day (1962)
476. The Great Escape (1963)
477. The Train (1964)
478. The Bedford Incident (1965)
479. Von Ryan's Express (1965)
480. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
481. Hell In the Pacific (1968)
482. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
483. Catch-22 (1970)
484. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
485. M*A*S*H (1970)
486. Patton (1970)
487. Cross of Iron (1977)
488. The Deer Hunter (1978)
489. Apocalypse Now (1979)
490. The Big Red One (1980)
491. Das Boot (1981)
492. The Killing Fields (1984)
493. Come and See (1985)
494. Platoon (1986)
495. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
496. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
497. Schindler's List (1993)
498. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
499. Downfall (2004)
500. Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
501. The Hurt Locker (2009)

Western

 
502. Union Pacific (1939)
503. Stagecoach (1939)
504. The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
505. Duel In the Sun (1946)
506. My Darling Clementine (1946)
507. Fort Apache (1948)
508. Red River (1948)
509. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
510. The Gunfighter (1950)
511. Winchester '73 (1950)
512. Bend of the River (1952)
513. High Noon (1952)
514. The Naked Spur (1953)
515. Shane (1953)
516. The Searchers (1956)
517. The Tall T (1957)
518. 3:10 To Yuma (1957)
519. Forty Guns (1957)
520. Run of the Arrow (1957)
521. The Big Country (1958)
522. The Left Handed Gun (1958)
523. Man of the West (1958)
524. Last Train From Gun Hill (1959)
525. Rio Bravo (1959)
526. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
527. Two Rode Together (1961)
528. Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
529. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
530. Ride the High Country (1962)
531. Ride In the Whirlwind (1965)
532. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
533. The Professionals (1966)
534. Hombre (1967)
535. Once Upon a Time In the West (1968)
536. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
537. True Grit (1969)
538. The Wild Bunch (1969)
539. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
540. Little Big Man (1970)
541. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
542. Bad Company (1972)
543. The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
544. Ulzana's Raid (1972)
545. High Plains Drifter (1973)
546. The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
547. The Shootist (1976)
548. The Long Riders (1980)
549. Young Guns (1988)
550. Dances With Wolves (1990)
551. Unforgiven (1992)
552. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
553. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
554. The Proposition (2005)
555. The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
556. There Will Be Blood (2007)
557. No Country For Old Men (2007)