The Dissolve: Essentials (2013-2015)

Complete list of movies for Essential viewing based on The Dissolve's Essential Viewing and Essential Retro selections..

Companion list: The Dissolve: Movie Of The Week
See Also: The Next Picture Show: Keynote / Your Next Picture Show

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  • Berberian Sound Studio

    1

  • The Life of Oharu

    2

  • Computer Chess

    3

  • Lord of the Flies

    4

  • The Act of Killing

    5

  • Drug War

    6

  • Seconds

    7

  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    8

  • Charulata

    9

  • The World's End

    10

  • To Be or Not to Be

    11

  • Informant

    12

  • Wadjda

    13

  • A Touch of Sin

    14

  • Gravity

    15

  • The Big Parade

    16

  • Captain Phillips

    17

  • Wild Style

    18

  • Eyes Without a Face

    19

  • 12 Years a Slave

    20

  • All Is Lost

    21

  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

    22

  • La Notte

    23

  • These Birds Walk

    24

  • Fearless

    25

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    26

  • Assault on Precinct 13

    27

  • JFK

    28

  • Nebraska

    29

  • Nosferatu

    30

  • City Lights

    31

  • Narco Cultura

    32

  • Knightriders

    33

  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

    34

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    35

  • Mary Poppins

    36

  • Ms .45

    37

  • Big

    38

  • Her

    39

  • The Selfish Giant

    40

  • The Past

    41

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    42

  • Touki Bouki

    43

  • Redes

    44

  • A River Called Titas

    45

  • Dry Summer

    46

  • Trances

    47

  • The Housemaid

    48

  • Stella Dallas

    49

  • Throne of Blood

    50

  • Stranger by the Lake

    51

  • Visitors

    52

  • The War Between Men and Women

    53

  • Thief

    54

  • The Long Day Closes

    55

  • The Lego Movie

    56

  • Jules and Jim

    57

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    58

  • Darkman

    59

  • Foreign Correspondent

    60

  • Tess

    61

  • King of the Hill

    62

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    63

  • Bethlehem

    64

  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

    65

  • George Washington

    66

  • Ernest & Celestine

    67

  • The Hidden Fortress

    68

  • The Missing Picture

    69

  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

    70

  • The Freshman

    71

  • Under the Skin

    72

  • Persona

    73

  • Performance

    74

  • Joe

    75

  • Only Lovers Left Alive

    76

  • Breaking the Waves

    77

  • Alice

    78

  • Proxy

    79

  • The Pawnbroker

    80

  • Riot in Cell Block 11

    81

  • The Five Obstructions

    82

  • Blue Ruin

    83

  • Locke

    84

  • Sorcerer

    85

  • The Bridges of Madison County

    86

  • Il Sorpasso

    87

  • The Immigrant

    88

  • Sleepaway Camp

    89

  • Night Moves

    90

  • Red River

    91

  • Obvious Child

    92

  • The Nutty Professor

    93

  • L'Eclisse

    94

  • Coherence

    95

  • Hearts and Minds

    96

  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    97

  • Snowpiercer

    98

  • First Cousin Once Removed

    99

  • Life Itself

    100