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100 Films To See Before You Die

Many movies are good, some are great, but only a select few can be called truly "essential." After heated discussions, long negotiations, and a shouting match or two, the staff at Yahoo! Movies has put together this list of the 100 films you must see before you die.

To choose the titles for the list, they considered factors like historical importance and cultural impact. But they also selected films that we believe are the most thrilling, most dramatic, scariest, and funniest movies of all time. Some of these films you've seen, and some you may not have heard of, but we believe that each one is a timeless classic that you absolutely have to see.

Here they are - all 100 of them in alphabetical order:

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12 Angry Men (1957)
12 Angry Men (1957)
Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman, Ed Binns, Joseph Sweeney, George Voskovec, Robert Webber. Director: Sidney Lumet
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2001: A Space Odyssey
2001: A Space Odyssey
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack. Director: Stanley Kubrick
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400 Blows, The (Criterion Collection)
400 Blows, The (Criterion Collection)
Starring: Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Remy. Director: Francois Truffaut
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8 1/2 (Criterion Collection)
8 1/2 (Criterion Collection)
Starring: Anouk Aimee, Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Rosella Falk, Sandra Milo, Barbara Steele. Director: Federico Fellini
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African Queen, The (1951)
African Queen, The (1951)
Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, odore Bikel, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Walter Gotell, Richard Marner
Director: John Huston
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Alien: Special Edition
Alien: Special Edition
Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto, Helen Horton.
Director: Ridley Scott
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All About Eve
All About Eve
Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, Celeste Holm, George Sanders, Marilyn Monroe, Walter Hampden, Barbara Bates, Thelma Ritter, Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe, Gregory Ratoff Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
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Annie Hall
Annie Hall
Starring: Diane Keaton, Carol Kane, Woody Allen, Shelley Duvall, Tony Roberts, Paul Simon, Colleen Dewhurst, Janet Margolin, Christopher Walken. Director: Woody Allen
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Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now
Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Marlon Brando, Frederick Forrest, Sam Bottoms, Dennis Hopper, Harrison Ford, Laurence Fishburne Director: Francis Ford Coppola
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Battle of Algiers (Criterion Collection)
Battle of Algiers (Criterion Collection)
Director: Gillo Pontecorvo
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Beatles, The: A Hard Days Night
Beatles, The: A Hard Days Night
Starring: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, George Harrison.
Director: Richard Lester
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Bicycle Thieves (Criterion Collection)
Bicycle Thieves (Criterion Collection)
Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola
Director: Vittorio De Sica
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Blade Runner: Final Cut 4 Disc Collectors Edition
Blade Runner: Final Cut 4 Disc Collectors Edition
Harrison Ford, Edward James Olmos, Rutger Hauer, Brion James, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Sean Young, Joseph Turkel, Kao Thompson
Director: Ridley Scott
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Blazing Saddles
Blazing Saddles
Starring: Gene Wilder, Cleavon Little, Madeline Kahn, Mel Brooks, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman, Alex Karras, Burton Gilliam, David Huddleston.
Director: Mel Brooks
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Blow Up
Blow Up
Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, David Hemmings, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, Peter Bowles, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Julian Chagrin, Claude Chagrin, Jeff Beck. Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
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Blue Velvet: Special Edition
Blue Velvet: Special Edition
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Jack Harvey, Brad Dourif, Fred Pickler, Laura Dern, Hope Lange, Dean Stockwell, George Dickerson, Priscilla Pointer, Frances Bay.
Director: David Lynch
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Bonnie and Clyde Special Edition (1967)
Bonnie and Clyde Special Edition (1967)
Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty, Gene Hackman, Gene Wilder, Denver Pyle, Michael J. Pollard, Dub Taylor, Estelle Parsons, Evan Evans, Garry Goodgion, Clyde Howdy, Ken Mayer, James Stiver
Director: Arthur Penn
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Breathless (Criterion Collection)
Breathless (Criterion Collection)
Jean Seberg, Jean-Paul Belmondo
Director: Jean Luc Goddard
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Bridge On The River Kwai, The
Bridge On The River Kwai, The
Starring: Alec Guinness, William Holden, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Geoffrey Horne, Andre Morell, Peter Williams, John Boxer.
Director: David Lean
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Bringing Up Baby
Bringing Up Baby
Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charlie Ruggles, Walter Catlett, Barry Fitzgerald, May Robson, Fritz Feld, Leona Roberts, George Irving, Tala Birell, Virginia Walker, John Kelly.
Director: Howard Hawks
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Jeff Corey. Director: George Roy Hill
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Casablanca: Special Edition
Casablanca: Special Edition
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Dooley Wilson, S.Z. Sakall.
Director: Michael Curtiz
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Chinatown
Chinatown
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Hillerman, Perry Lopez, Burt Young, John Huston, Darrell Zwerling, Diane Ladd.
Director: Roman Polanski
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Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane
Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford, Everett Sloane, Paul Stewart, George Coulouris, Fortunio Bonanova, Gus Schilling, Harry Shannon, Charles Bennett, Louise Currie, Alan Ladd.
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