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Spike Lee's List of Films All Aspiring Filmmakers Must See

Spike Lee (who writes everything in title case but won't tell you the title of the film he's raising money for on Kickstarter) has just posted a list of the films every aspiring director must see to his Kickstarter campaign. It's the list he gives to all of his students on the first day of classes at NYU.
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1
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
2
Rashomon (1950)
Rashomon (1950)
3
Yojimbo (1961)
Yojimbo (1961)
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5
Rear Window (1954)
Rear Window (1954)
6
Vertigo (1958)
Vertigo (1958)
7
North by Northwest (1959)
North by Northwest (1959)
8
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
9
The Conformist (1970)
The Conformist (1970)
10
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
11
Ace in the Hole (1951)
Ace in the Hole (1951)
12
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
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13
Killer of Sheep (1978)
Killer of Sheep (1978)
14
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
15
Raising Arizona (1987)
Raising Arizona (1987)
16
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
17
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
18
On the Waterfront (1954)
On the Waterfront (1954)
19
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
20
La Strada (1954)
La Strada (1954)
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21
La Dolce Vita (1960)
La Dolce Vita (1960)
23
City of God (2002)
City of God (2002)
24
The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather (1972)
25
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
26
The 400 Blows (1959)
The 400 Blows (1959)
27
Day for Night (1973)
Day for Night (1973)
28
Patton (1970)
Patton (1970)
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29
Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max (1979)
30
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
31
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
32
The Last Detail (1973)
The Last Detail (1973)
33
Breathless (1960)
Breathless (1960)
34
West Side Story (1961)
West Side Story (1961)
35
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
36
The Train (1964)
The Train (1964)
37
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
38
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
39
Fat City (1972)
Fat City (1972)
40
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
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