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100 Movies That Describe Life

This is a list of movies that describe human life in some way. They show how our society and world works, and display elements of the earth we have created. For example, "Stand By Me" is about how childhood is the best time of our lives. "RoboCop" is about technology and how it is both a blessing and a curse. These movies here are the defining movies of our world, and life as we know it.
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
12 Years a Slave (2013)
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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Amadeus (1984)
Amadeus (1984)
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American Beauty (1999)
American Beauty (1999)
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5
American Psycho (2000)
American Psycho (2000)
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Animal House (1978)
Animal House (1978)
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Annie Hall (1977)
Annie Hall (1977)
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
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Birdman (2014)
Birdman (2014)
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The Birth of a Nation (1915)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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Blade Runner (1982)
Blade Runner (1982)
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13
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
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Boyz N the Hood (1991)
Boyz N the Hood (1991)
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Braveheart (1995)
Braveheart (1995)
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The Breakfast Club (1985)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
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Casablanca (1942)
Casablanca (1942)
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Cast Away (2000)
Cast Away (2000)
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Cinderella (1950)
Cinderella (1950)
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21
Citizen Kane (1941)
Citizen Kane (1941)
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Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
23
Dances With Wolves (1990)
Dances With Wolves (1990)
24
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight (2008)
25
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
26
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
27
Donnie Darko (2001)
Donnie Darko (2001)
28
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
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29
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
30
Easy Rider (1969)
Easy Rider (1969)
31
The Elephant Man (1980)
The Elephant Man (1980)
33
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
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The Exorcist (1973)
The Exorcist (1973)
35
Fargo (1996)
Fargo (1996)
36
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
37
A Few Good Men (1992)
A Few Good Men (1992)
38
Fight Club (1999)
Fight Club (1999)
39
Finding Nemo (2003)
Finding Nemo (2003)
40
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
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