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  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Phantom Carriage
  • The Kid
  • Nosferatu
  • Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Nosferatu
  • Häxan
  • Battleship Potemkin
  • The General

Films seen 1920-now

2,213 films

  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • The Beast with Five Fingers
  • Gun Crazy
  • The Searchers
  • The Curse of Frankenstein
  • All the President's Men
  • Spotlight
  • Battle Royale
  • The Hunger Games
  • Toy Story
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • The Shining
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Airplane!
  • Melvin and Howard
  • Dick Johnson Is Dead
  • First Cow
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Nomadland
  • The Painted Bird
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Ninotchka
  • Young Mr. Lincoln
  • Love Affair
  • Midnight
  • Gone with the Wind
  • The African Queen
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • The Philadelphia Story

AFI Unseen

22 films

  • The Phantom Carriage
  • Aparajito
  • A Man Escaped
  • Throne of Blood
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Tokyo Story
  • The Rules of the Game
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Godfather
  • Seven Samurai

Halliwell's Top 1000 (exact entries): The Ultimate Movie Countdown

1,000 films

For film series (e.g. The Godfather, Star Wars), only the first film is listed, so that the list corresponds exactly…

  • In the Realm of the Senses
  • Avalon
  • Blade Runner
  • Chimes at Midnight
  • Close-Up
  • Stutterer
  • The Birth of Valerie Venus
  • Room
  • Frank
  • Normal People