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Added by sunset96 on 3 Mar 2012 06:15
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Pioneers

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People who added this item 87 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3


First piece of shot footage.


The first film to feature the synchronization of image and sound.
People who added this item 93 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 6.2 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 9 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1


First remake.
- Remake of The Great Train Robbery (1903)
People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5 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 51 Average listal rating (28 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.5


The first expressionist film.
People who added this item 51 Average listal rating (34 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 518 Average listal rating (261 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.3


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 288 Average listal rating (147 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.3


First film to depict a romantic interracial relationship.
People who added this item 870 Average listal rating (535 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 244 Average listal rating (119 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5


First film to feature synchronized and audible dialogue.
People who added this item 189 Average listal rating (96 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.5
Wings (1927) (1927)


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 119 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.4
Murder! (1930)


The first film to use narration.
People who added this item 138 Average listal rating (69 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Morocco (1930)


First film to depict a kiss between two women.
People who added this item 145 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7
Ecstasy (1933)


First film to depict sexual intercourse.

First feature film to feature nudity.
People who added this item 1230 Average listal rating (780 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 2487 Average listal rating (1508 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 2786 Average listal rating (1708 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
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.
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People who added this item 1208 Average listal rating (771 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8


The first nihilistic film-noir.
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People who added this item 93 Average listal rating (49 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 5.5
The Outlaw (1946)


First mainstream film by a powerful Hollywood director (Howard Hughes) to defy the Hays Code.
People who added this item 502 Average listal rating (317 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8


The first film to examine infidelity.
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People who added this item 4147 Average listal rating (2738 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 139 Average listal rating (59 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.7
Victim (1961)


The first mainstream film to examine homosexuality.
People who added this item 2025 Average listal rating (1030 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Lolita (1962)


First film to depict paedophilia.
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People who added this item 1026 Average listal rating (600 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
Blow-Up (1966)


First film to feature full frontal female nudity.
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People who added this item 1535 Average listal rating (869 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 2240 Average listal rating (1377 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 4304 Average listal rating (2775 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 1016 Average listal rating (627 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 7.1


The first mainstream film to depict an explicit homosexual relationship without any negative connotations.
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People who added this item 296 Average listal rating (191 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3
Fritz the Cat (1972)


The first X-rated animated film.
People who added this item 4604 Average listal rating (3111 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Jaws (1975)


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 25 Average listal rating (16 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
Looker (1981)


First film to feature a CG character.
People who added this item 382 Average listal rating (274 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 277 Average listal rating (136 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
Henry & June (1990)


First NC-17 film.
People who added this item 5265 Average listal rating (3714 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 9275 Average listal rating (6729 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.8
Titanic (1997)


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 7663 Average listal rating (5449 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Toy Story (1995)


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 7701 Average listal rating (5544 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9


First postmodern (post 9/11) superhero film.
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