Cubicle Warrior’s 50 must-see movies

I am tired of supposed movie experts telling me what movies I must see before I die. Below is the popular list of movies that “you must see before you die”. I tend to disagree with about half of this list. Over the next few months, I plan on editing this list and explaining which of these are must-see, with explanations.

  1. 13 Assassins 2010
  2. 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
  3. About Schmidt 2002
  4. Aliens 1986
  5. Almost Famous 2000
  6. Amadeus 1984
  7. Amélie 2001
  8. American Beauty 1999
  9. American Splendor 2003
  10. Annie Hall 1977
  11. Apocalypse Now 1979
  12. The Artist 2011
  13. Before Sunset 2004
  14. Being John Malkovich 1999
  15. Blade Runner 1982
  16. Bloody Sunday 2002
  17. Boys Don’t Cry 1999
  18. Brazil 1985
  19. Capote 2005
  20. Casablanca 1942
  21. Chicago 2002
  22. Children of Men 2006
  23. Chinatown 1974
  24. Citizen Kane 1941
  25. City of God 2002
  26. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2000
  27. The Crying Game 1992
  28. District 9 2009
  29. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly 2007
  30. Do the Right Thing 1989
  31. Donnie Darko 2001
  32. Dr. Strangelove 1964
  33. Easy Rider 1969
  34. The English Patient 1996
  35. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004
  36. Fargo 1996
  37. Finding Nemo 2003
  38. The French Connection 1971
  39. Gandhi 1982
  40. The Godfather 1972
  41. Gone With the Wind 1939
  42. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966
  43. Goodfellas1990
  44. Gosford Park 2001
  45. The Graduate 1967
  46. A Hard Day’s Night 1964
  47. Hedwig and the Angry Inch 2001
  48. House of Flying Daggers 2004
  49. The Hurt Locker 2008
  50. The Iron Giant 1999
  51. Jaws 1975
  52. The Kids Are All Right 2010
  53. L.A. Confidential 1997
  54. Lawrence of Arabia 1962
  55. La Dolce Vita 1960
  56. The Lives of Others 2006
  57. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001
  58. Lost in Translation 2003
  59. Memento 2000
  60. Million Dollar Baby 2004
  61. Minority Report 2002
  62. Moneyball 2011
  63. Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975
  64. No Country for Old Men 2007
  65. On the Waterfront 1954
  66. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 1975
  67. Pan’s Labyrinth 2006
  68. Patton 1970
  69. Persepolis 2007
  70. The Pianist 2002
  71. The Producers 2005
  72. Psycho 1960
  73. Pulp Fiction 1994
  74. Raging Bull 1980
  75. Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981
  76. Ratatouille 2007
  77. Rocky 1976
  78. Rushmore 1998
  79. Saving Private Ryan 1998
  80. Say Anything…1989
  81. Schindler’s List 1993
  82. Seven Samurai 1954
  83. Shakespeare in Love 1998
  84. The Shawshank Redemption 1994
  85. Sideways 2004
  86. The Silence of the Lambs 1991
  87. Slumdog Millionaire 2008
  88. Spirited Away 2001
  89. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope 1977
  90. The Straight Story 1999
  91. Superman 1978
  92. Taxi Driver 1976
  93. Thelma & Louise 1991
  94. There Will Be Blood 2007
  95. This Is Spinal Tap 1984
  96. The Tree of Life 2011
  97. The Triplets of Belleville 2003
  98. The Truman Show 1998
  99. Unforgiven 1992
  100. WALL-E 2008
  101. West Side Story 196
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