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Pioneers

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First piece of shot footage.


The first film to feature the synchronization of image and sound.
People who added this item 95 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 5.9
The Kiss (1896)


First film to feature a kiss between a couple.


The first film to follow a narrative arc.
People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1


First remake.
- Remake of The Great Train Robbery (1903)
People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 5.6


First parody of another film.
- Parody of The Great Train Robbery (1903)


First feature film that ran over an hour.
People who added this item 52 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.5


The first expressionist film.
People who added this item 53 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7


First feature length comedy.


The first feature film to be shot in colour.
People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0


The first feature film to be filmed in 3D.
People who added this item 525 Average listal rating (266 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.2


First film to employ such techniques as the use of panoramic long shots, the iris effects, still-shots, night photography, panning camera shots.
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People who added this item 291 Average listal rating (149 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.3


First film to depict a romantic interracial relationship.
People who added this item 882 Average listal rating (544 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8


First film to experiment with editing techniques for the purpose of eliciting an emotional response from its audience.
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The first feature length animated film.
People who added this item 249 Average listal rating (122 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5


First film to feature synchronized and audible dialogue.
People who added this item 192 Average listal rating (98 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6


First film to depict a kiss between two men.

First film to win the Best Picture Oscar.
People who added this item 92 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 5.7


The first Musical.
People who added this item 121 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Murder! (1930)


The first film to use narration.
People who added this item 139 Average listal rating (71 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Morocco (1930)


First film to depict a kiss between two women.
People who added this item 147 Average listal rating (53 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Ecstasy (1933)


First film to depict sexual intercourse.

First feature film to feature nudity.
People who added this item 1243 Average listal rating (786 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
King Kong (1933)


First film for which a score was conducted.
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People who added this item 2505 Average listal rating (1519 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1


First film to gross over $100 million dollars at the box office.
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People who added this item 2823 Average listal rating (1740 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3


First film to use cinematography to convey mood and regarded as the film responsible for cinematic language.

First film to employ a non-linear narrative.
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People who added this item 1218 Average listal rating (779 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8


The first nihilistic film-noir.
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People who added this item 95 Average listal rating (49 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 5.4


First mainstream film by a powerful Hollywood director (Howard Hughes) to defy the Hays Code.
People who added this item 517 Average listal rating (330 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8


The first film to examine infidelity.
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People who added this item 4182 Average listal rating (2770 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Psycho (1960)


First film to feature a toilet.

First film of the 'slasher' genre.

First film to feature a women in her undergarments.
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People who added this item 145 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
Victim (1961)


The first mainstream film to examine homosexuality.
People who added this item 2042 Average listal rating (1043 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Lolita (1962)


First film to depict paedophilia.
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People who added this item 1038 Average listal rating (605 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.5


First film to feature full frontal female nudity.
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People who added this item 1546 Average listal rating (879 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8


First film to challenge the Hays Code through its relentless depiction of violence.
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People who added this item 2261 Average listal rating (1394 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
The Graduate (1967)


First film to feature popular music of the time period.
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.6
Ulysses (1967)


The first film to use the expletive: 'fuck'.
People who added this item 4355 Average listal rating (2824 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3


First English language film to almost rely exclusively on visual cues and symbolism to tell a story.
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People who added this item 1029 Average listal rating (635 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8


The first and only X-rated film to win the Best Picture Oscar.
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People who added this item 130 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7


The first mainstream film to depict an explicit homosexual relationship without any negative connotations.
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People who added this item 307 Average listal rating (200 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2


The first X-rated animated film.
People who added this item 4638 Average listal rating (3135 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8.1


The first summer blockbuster.
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First film to use CGI (in the form of a 3D wireframe graphic}.
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People who added this item 26 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 4.4 IMDB Rating 4.5


First film to win the Worst Picture Razzie award.
People who added this item 48 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1


First film to feature a CG character.
People who added this item 391 Average listal rating (277 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.4
Red Dawn (1984)


The first PG-13 rated film.
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People who added this item 282 Average listal rating (138 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
Henry & June (1990)


First NC-17 film.
People who added this item 5325 Average listal rating (3768 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.5


The first film with a budget of $100 million.
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People who added this item 9329 Average listal rating (6779 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.9


The first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.

The first film with a budget of $200 million dollars.
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People who added this item 7721 Average listal rating (5499 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3


The first entirely computer-generated animated film.
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First film to be shot entirely digitally.

First film to feature nauseatingly sentimental dialogue about sand.
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People who added this item 7756 Average listal rating (5589 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9


First postmodern (post 9/11) superhero film.
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