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    55 Must-See Movies That Everyone Should Watch At Least Once

    Movies so important, so 🤌iconique🤌, that you simply HAVE to watch them, at least once.

    Behold, a list of the best films ever made. Just kidding! There is no such thing as "best" in this case. Taste is subjective.

    Before you start reading and getting ready to share your opinion in the comments, a few disclaimers:

    – These are all great movies, but I won’t call them “the best movies ever made.” Just movies that are crucial viewing for a ~varied and comprehensive~ film vocabulary. Who decided what was crucial and what wasn’t? Me, because I wrote the list. You are welcome to suggest additions.

    – You’ll notice that this list does not contain a Harry Potter or Star Wars movie, and that’s because trying to pick one from either franchise would get me canceled on the internet. 

    – I did my best to keep it to one movie per director and per genre, but exceptions were made.

    – This list will continue to grow! So, if your favorite movie isn't on here, it may be very soon!

    1. Avatar (2009)

    2. Raging Bull (1980)

    3. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    4. Drive (2011)

    5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    Screenshot from "The Wizard of Oz"

    6. Citizen Kane (1941)

    7. Get Out (2017)

    Screenshot from "Get Out"

    8. E.T. the Extraterrestrial (1982)

    Screenshot from "E.T."

    9. Casablanca (1942)

    Screenshot from "Casablanca"

    10. Vertigo (1958)

    Screenshot from "Vertigo"

    11. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

    Screenshot from "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"

    12. Singin' in the Rain (1952)

    Screenshot from "Singin' in the Rain"

    13. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

    Screenshot from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"

    14. 12 Angry Men (1957)

    Screenshot from "12 Angry Men"

    15. Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

    Screenshot from "Dolemite Is My Name"

    16. Some Like It Hot (1959)

    Screenshot from "Some Like it Hot"

    17. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

    Screenshot from "When Harry Met Sally..."

    18. Clueless (1995)

    Cher in "Clueless"

    19. Dirty Dancing (1987)

    Screenshot from "Dirty Dancing"

    20. Aliens (1986)

    Alien screenshot

    21. Pulp Fiction (1994)

    22. Before Sunrise (1995)

    23. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    24. The Lion King (1994)

    25. Galaxy Quest (1999)

    26. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

    Screenshot from "Pan's Labyrinth"

    27. WALL-E (2008)

    Screenshot from "Wall-E"

    28. The Dark Knight (2008)

    Screenshot from "The Dark Knight"

    29. Love & Basketball (2000)

    30. No Country for Old Men (2007)

    31. There Will Be Blood (2007)

    Screenshot from "There Will Be Blood"

    32. Spirited Away (2001)

    Screenshot from "Spirited Away"

    33. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

    Screenshot from "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"

    34. Parasite (2019)

    Screenshot from "Parasite"

    35. Moonlight (2016)

    Screenshot from "Moonlight"

    36. Bridesmaids (2011)

    Screenshot from "Bridesmaids"

    37. Train to Busan (2016)

    Screenshot from "Train to Busan"

    38. Paddington 2 (2017)

    Screenshot from "Paddington 2"

    39. Black Panther (2018)

    Screenshot from "Black Panther"

    40. Giant (1956)

    Screenshot from "Giant"

    41. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

    Screenshot from "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

    42. The Godfather Part II (1974)

    Screenshot from "The Godfather Part II"

    43. Goodfellas (1990)

    Screenshot from "Goodfellas"

    44. Psycho (1960)

    Screenshot from "Psycho"

    45. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    Screenshot from "Saving Private Ryan"

    46. A League of Their Own (1992)

    Screenshot from "A League of Their Own"

    47. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

    48. Thelma & Louise (1991)

    Screenshot from "Thelma & Louise"

    49. The Truman Show (1998)

    Screenshot from "The Truman Show"

    50. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    Screenshot from "2001: A Space Odyssey"

    51. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

    Screenshot from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

    52. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    Screenshot from "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

    53. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    Screenshot from "It's a Wonderful Life"

    54. Casino Royale (2006)

    Screenshot from "Casino Royale"

    55. And finally, Jurassic Park (1993)

    Screenshot from "Jurassic Park"
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