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on 6 Mar 2008 02:23

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Film 4: 50 films to see before you die

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1. Apocalypse Now (1979)
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2. The Apartment (1960)

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3. City of God (2002)

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4. Chinatown (1974)

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5. Sexy Beast (2000)
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6. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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7. North by Northwest (1959)
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8. Breathless (1960)

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9. Donnie Darko (2001)
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10. Back to the Future (1985)
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11. Alien (1979)

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12. Lost in Translation (2003)
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13. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
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14. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

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15. Pulp Fiction (1994)
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16. Touch of Evil (1958)
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People who added this item 280  Average listal rating (149 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.7 
17. Walkabout (1971)

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18. Black Narcissus (1947)

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19. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
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20. The Player (1992)

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21. Come and See (1985)

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22. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

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23. A Night at the Opera (1935)

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24. Erin Brockovich (2000)
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25. Trainspotting (1996)
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26. Hero (1982)

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27. The Breakfast Club (1985)
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28. Fanny and Alexander (1982)

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29. Pink Flamingos (1972)

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30. All About Eve (1950)
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31. Scarface (1983)
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32. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
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33. Three Colours: Blue (1993)
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34. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
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35. The Ladykillers (1955)
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36. Fight Club (1999)
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37. The Searchers (1956)

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38. Mulholland Dr. (2001)

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39. The Ipcress File (1965)

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40. The King of Comedy (1982)

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41. Manhunter (1986)

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42. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
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43. Princess Mononoke (1997)
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44. Raising Arizona (1987)
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45. Cabaret (1972)
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46. This Sporting Life (1963)

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47. Brazil (1985)
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48. Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)

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49. Secrets & Lies (1996)

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50. Badlands (1973)


 

I do think this list is a bit pretentious and I don't agree with many of the placings (most notably Donnie Darko) but there are alot of movies I havn't seen on it; that I now intend to see.

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Comments

Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 19 19:43
is this listed in order, sort of a top50, or is it simply '50 films to see before you die'?
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 19 19:44
Its in order. I dont agree with it myself..but Film 4 are a law to themselves.
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 19 19:45
and wtf is Erin Brockovitch doing on this list?
Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Mar 19 19:55
I dont know for the life of me. I really cant say that half of these films are 'must sees'.

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