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"For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake." - Sir Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)

“Of all the arts, for us the cinema is the most important”- Vladimir Lenin (1870 – 1924)

An ever growing list of some of the greatest and most influential, imaginative, powerful, thought provoking, controversial or simply enjoyable films out there and the films that anyone who considers themselves a true cinematic connoisseur should see before they die. The list is both ongoing and international, including films from the USA, UK, China, Japan, Korea, Russia, India and Germany among others.

Included among the list are mainstream movies, independent movies, animated movies, documentaries, black and white movies, classic movies, contemporary movies, cult movies, silent movies, short movies, foreign-language movies and propaganda movies among many others.

Comments, thoughts and recommendations are welcome and appreciated.