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Roundhay Garden Scene (1888)
The Kiss (1896)
The Great Train Robbery (1904)
The Little Train Robbery (1905)
The Student of Prague (1913)
Tillie's Punctured Romance (1914)
Jim the Penman (1915)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
First film to employ such techniques as the use of panoramic long shots, the iris effects, still-shots, night photography, panning camera shots.
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
First film to experiment with editing techniques for the purpose of eliciting an emotional response from its audience.
The Jazz Singer (1927) (1927)
Wings (1927) (1927)
The Broadway Melody (1929)
King Kong (1933)
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Citizen Kane (1941)
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.
The Maltese Falcon (1941) (2021)
The Outlaw (1946)
Brief Encounter (1945)
First film to feature a toilet.
First film of the 'slasher' genre.
First film to feature a women in her undergarments.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
The Graduate (1967)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
First English language film to almost rely exclusively on visual cues and symbolism to tell a story.
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
The first mainstream film to depict an explicit homosexual relationship without any negative connotations.
Fritz the Cat (1972)
Can't Stop the Music (1980)
Red Dawn (1984)
Henry & June (1990)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.
The first film with a budget of $200 million dollars.
Toy Story (1995)
First film to be shot entirely digitally.
First film to feature nauseatingly sentimental dialogue about sand.
The Dark Knight (2008)
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