essential 1001

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From cult classics to even more esoteric subject matter, trustworthy old American Express leads us through filmland.

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https://www.amexessentials.com/greatest-cult-films/

Pulp fiction*
The Big Lebowski*
Withnail and I*
Clerks*
El mariachi
Eraserhead*
Pink flamingos*
The Rocky Horror Picture Show*
Heathers
Clueless*
Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain*
Blues brothers
This is Spinal Tap*
Reservoir dogs*
A clockwork orange*
Brazil*
The Warriors
Donnie Darko
The Texas chainsaw massacre*
The evil dead*
El Laberinto del Fauno*
The princess bride*
Labyrinth
Princess Mononoke*
The room

* 18 out of 25 are in some 1001 book.

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https://www.amexessentials.com/top-classic-horror-movies/

Nosferatu*
Frankenstein* / Bride of Frankenstein*
Invasion of the body snatchers*
Psycho*
Rosemary’s baby*
The exorcist*
Halloween*
The shining*
Scream*
Ringu*
Blair witch project*
Saw
The Babadook

*All except two can be found among the 1001.

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https://www.amexessentials.com/classic-movies-that-critics-hated/

Apocalypse now*
The Shawshank redemption*
It’s a wonderful life*
The Wizard of Oz*
Star wars*
Annie Hall*
Unforgiven*
Casablanca*
The graduate*
The Godfather 2*

* Every one of these are in the book.

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https://www.amexessentials.com/best-movies-for-travel-inspiration/

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Mamma Mia!*
Into the wild*
Harry Potter series
Eat pray love
Withnail and I*
Roman holiday*
Swimming pool
Lawrence of Arabia*
The man who knew too much*
To catch a thief
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert*
The talented Mr Ripley
Under the Tuscan sun
Master and commander
Frozen
Mulholland Drive*
Lord of the rings trilogy***
Lost in translation*
The painted veil
Before sunrise
The Darjeeling Limited
L’auberge espagnole
Jean de Florette / Manon des sources*
Sideways*

* Depending on how you count series and such, around half of the above titles qualify.

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