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Rotten Tomatoes 300 Essential Movies to Watch Now - July 2020 Edition

Welcome to our updated guide to the 300 Essential Movies To Watch Now, which features incredible must-watch movies from the 1920s to today! In our annual refresh, we're sticking with the list's original vision as a definitive source of movie guidance and education for all ages and stages, whether you're a seasoned film buff or just starting out, while reflecting new trends and significant movies uncovered over the past year. We're also just making sure we give you some really good movies to watch.
The list is sorted by alphabetically. Feel free to start tackling the list with whatever is the most interesting to you first…or just start at the top and work your way down. We think you'll have fun either way. And best of all, every movie on the list is Certified Fresh!
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1
12 Angry Men (1957)
12 Angry Men (1957)
2
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
3
The 400 Blows (1959)
The 400 Blows (1959)
4
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
5
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
6
Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)
7
Airplane! (1980)
Airplane! (1980)
8
Akira (1988)
Akira (1988)
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9
Alien (1979)
Alien (1979)
10
Aliens (1986)
Aliens (1986)
11
All About Eve (1950)
All About Eve (1950)
12
All About My Mother (1999)
All About My Mother (1999)
13
All the President's Men (1976)
All the President's Men (1976)
14
Almost Famous (2000)
Almost Famous (2000)
15
Amadeus (1984)
Amadeus (1984)
16
Amélie (2001)
Amélie (2001)
17
Amour (2012)
Amour (2012)
18
An American in Paris (1951)
An American in Paris (1951)
19
Annie Hall (1977)
Annie Hall (1977)
20
The Apartment (1960)
The Apartment (1960)
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21
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
22
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
23
Back to the Future (1985)
Back to the Future (1985)
24
Badlands (1973)
Badlands (1973)
25
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
26
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
27
Being There (1979)
Being There (1979)
28
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
29
Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)
Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)
30
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
31
The Big Lebowski (1998)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
32
The Big Sick (2017)
The Big Sick (2017)
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33
Birdman (2014)
Birdman (2014)
34
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
35
Black Orpheus (1959)
Black Orpheus (1959)
36
Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther (2018)
37
Blade Runner (1982)
Blade Runner (1982)
38
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Blazing Saddles (1974)
39
Boogie Nights (1997)
Boogie Nights (1997)
40
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
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