Film 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

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How many of these bloody lists are there! Just let me die, ffs.

Anyway, 148.
 

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IMHO the list is very incomplete and has a lot of movies missing
Alan Parker movies (fame, birdie, Mississippi burning, pink floyd the wall)
And off the top of my head
Life is beautiful (Benigni)
Deep Throat (a porn classic)
The warriors
Two rotten scoundrels
 

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Looks like my exclusive diet of Jason Statham movies free on Hulu isn't really helping with this score.
 
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I have an old master watch list that I followed for a few years, made up of a bunch of film lists from various places (BBC, AFI, Channel 4 100, guardian 1000, Empire, bfi, They Shoot Films, Cult Movies, redcafe, 101 genres, 1001). These lists intersect a lot, and this one covers the general film canon pretty strictly. The few I haven't seen are most likely later additions.

So it isn't a massive coincidence, if that was your fear. It was simply that I was more or less following the list.
 

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126 or 13%. I've barely seen anything from the first half of the 20th century, let alone all those pre-1930 movies. I've seen Metropolis out of curiosity but I can't imagine myself watching a bunch more of these movies.
 

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I have an old master watch list that I followed for a few years, made up of a bunch of film lists from various places (BBC, AFI, Channel 4 100, guardian 1000, Empire, bfi, They Shoot Films, Cult Movies, redcafe, 101 genres, 1001). These lists intersect a lot, and this one covers the general film canon pretty strictly. The few I haven't seen are most likely later additions.

So it isn't a massive coincidence, if that was your fear. It was simply that I was more or less following the list.
I see. Can you share the other list?
 

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88. I'm not exactly a film buff - but I'm surprised I had more on this than on the video game list. Though basically half of that was Nintendo and I never had a Nintendo console in my life so perhaps it's not that surprising.
 

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277, beyond the biggest names I haven't seen many from the first half of the 20th century. I want to but it's just finding the time.
 

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The first movie I had seen on the list was Strangers on a Train.
 

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I was prepared to barely break 100 and it seems like I was right.

A lot of mediocre movies on that list. Also missing a lot of great animated movies, imo.
 

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25. I challenge anyone to get a lower score than that. :lol:
 

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407. I really need to watch more films from the 20s and 30s.
 

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I'd love to know which are them, not kidding
Netflix mate.

Well, not so much for classic movies. Outside torrents (which we of course all condemn and I absolutely never used for my own purposes), I used to download a lot of stuff off archive.org. Copyright has expired for lots of old films, and you can find them there.
 

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Crazy Rich Asians is on the list and not Con Air? feck this list up the arse.
 

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Finishing this list is a pretty common goal for many film buffs but I've never really payed much attention to it, instead focusing on the TSPDT, Sight&Sound and Jonathan Rosenbaum essentials lists.

The likes of Crazy Rich Asians, Avengers and Vice won't be on it for long. Every year there's a new edition of the book with the popular films of the year added, presumably in order to sell more books. Usually it's popular films of a few years ago that ends up making way.