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150 Great Movies That Lived Up to the Hype

Some movies are hyped to a point that it seems impossible to live up to expectations. This is a list of films that, for me, live up to those expectations.
Yesterday I made a short list of movies that I found to be overrated and a short list of movies I found to be underrated. Luckily for me, I find that most great movies have their reputation for a reason.
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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
2
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
4
The Thin Man (1934)
The Thin Man (1934)
5
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
6
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
7
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
8
The Wolf Man (1941)
The Wolf Man (1941)
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9
Casablanca (1942)
Casablanca (1942)
10
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Mildred Pierce (1945)
11
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Big Sleep (1946)
12
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
13
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
14
Harvey (1950)
Harvey (1950)
15
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
16
High Noon (1952)
High Noon (1952)
17
Sabrina (1954)
Sabrina (1954)
18
12 Angry Men (1957)
12 Angry Men (1957)
19
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
20
Imitation of Life (1959)
Imitation of Life (1959)
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21
Rio Bravo (1959)
Rio Bravo (1959)
22
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
23
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
24
Psycho (1960)
Psycho (1960)
25
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
26
Goldfinger (1964)
Goldfinger (1964)
27
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
28
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
29
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
30
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
31
Patton (1970)
Patton (1970)
32
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
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33
Cabaret (1972)
Cabaret (1972)
34
The Exorcist (1973)
The Exorcist (1973)
35
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
36
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Blazing Saddles (1974)
37
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
38
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
39
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
40
Jaws (1975)
Jaws (1975)
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