1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (2008 edition)

August 21, 2020

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I decided to see how many films I'd seen from the 2008 edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.

(You can find the full list on Wikipedia)

Spoiler alert: not many. 87 in total and they are:

  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • Mary Poppins (1964)
  • Easy Rider (1969)
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  • The Sting (1973)
  • Serpico (1973)
  • Don't Look Now (1973)
  • The Conversation (1974)
  • Chinatown (1974)
  • Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • Network (1976)
  • Carrie (1976)
  • Taxi Driver (1976)
  • Star Wars (1977)
  • Grease (1978)
  • Alien (1979)
  • Airplane! (1980)
  • The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  • The Shining (1980)
  • The Elephant Man (1980)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • The Evil Dead (1981)
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • Blade Runner (1982)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Return of the Jedi (1983)
  • Ghostbusters (1984)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  • Back to the Future (1985)
  • The Breakfast Club (1985)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  • The Fly (1986)
  • Wall Street (1987)
  • The Untouchables (1987)
  • RoboCop (1987)
  • Akira (1987)
  • A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
  • Big (1988)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  • Rain Man (1988)
  • Die Hard (1988)
  • Dekalog (1989)
  • When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
  • Batman (1989)
  • Goodfellas (1990)
  • Pretty Woman (1990)
  • Total Recall (1990)
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • Boyz n the Hood (1991)
  • The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  • Philadelphia (1993)
  • Schindler's List (1993)
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • The Lion King (1994)
  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • Muriel's Wedding (1994)
  • Forrest Gump (1994)
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  • Se7en (1995)
  • Clueless (1995)
  • Heat (1995)
  • Toy Story (1995)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • Toy Story 2 (1999)
  • Being John Malkovich (1999)
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • The Matrix (1999)
  • Gladiator (2000)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • The Dark Knight (2008)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Gravity (2013)
  • Birdman (2014)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
  • Get Out (2017)
  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)