The New York Times Book of Movies: The Essential 1,000 Films to See

This list comes from the New York Times Book of Movies: The Essential 1,000 Films To See (2019)

If you see any errors, please let me know. I already got Black Rain incorrect once.

  • Boat People
  • Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
  • Bob le Flambeur
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Boogie Nights
  • Born on the Fourth of July
  • Born Yesterday
  • The Butcher
  • Bound for Glory
  • Boyhood
  • Boys Don't Cry
  • Boyz n the Hood
  • Brazil
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Breaking Away
  • Breaking the Waves
  • Breathless
  • The Bride Wore Black
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Brief Encounter
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Broadcast News
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Brother's Keeper
  • Bull Durham
  • Bullitt
  • Bus Stop
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • The Butcher Boy
  • Cabaret
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • The Caine Mutiny
  • Camille
  • Captains Courageous
  • Carlos
  • Carmen Jones
  • Carnal Knowledge
  • Carol
  • Casablanca
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Cavalcade
  • The Celebration
  • La Cérémonie
  • Chan Is Missing
  • Chelsea Girls
  • Chicken Run
  • La Chienne
  • Chinatown
  • Love in the Afternoon
  • Chocolat
  • Christopher Strong
  • Citizen Kane
  • Claire's Knee
  • Claudine
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • The Watchmaker of St. Paul
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Close-Up
  • Clueless
  • Coal Miner's Daughter
  • Collateral
  • The Color of Money
  • Come Back, Little Sheba
  • Coming Home
  • The Conformist
  • Contempt
  • The Conversation
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • The Cool World
  • Cotton Comes to Harlem
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The Cousins
  • The Cranes Are Flying
  • Cries and Whispers
  • Crossfire
  • Crumb
  • The Crying Game
  • Daisies
  • Damn Yankees
  • The Damned
  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • Daniel
  • Danton
  • Dark Eyes
  • Dark Victory
  • Darling
  • Daughters of the Dust
  • David Copperfield
  • David Holzman's Diary
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Day for Night
  • Days of Heaven
  • Days of Wine and Roses
  • The Dead
  • Dead Calm
  • Dead End
  • Dead Ringers