Greatest Movies Through 1960

Best Movies Compiled From Many Sources

* Critics: Leonard Maltin’s 100 Must See Films of the 20th Century

These are the movies in his list that were released through 1960:

  •  39 Steps, The (1935)
  • 400 Blows, The (1959)
  • Adventures of Robin Hood, The (1938)
  • All About Eve (1950)
  • All Quiet On the Western Front (1930)
  • Battleship Potemkin (1925)
  • Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946)
  • Bicycle Thief, The (1948)
  • Big Parade, The (1925)
  • Birth of a Nation, The (1915)
  • Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Citizen Kane (1941)
  • City Lights (1931)
  • Crowd, The (1928)
  • Dodsworth (1936)
  • Double Indemnity (1944)
  • Dracula (1931)
  • Duck Soup (1933)
  • Fantasia (1940)
  • Frankenstein (1931)
  • Freshman, The (1925)
  • General, The (1927)
  • Gold Rush, The (1925)
  • Gone With the Wind (1939)
  • Grand Illusion (1937)
  • Grapes of Wrath, The (1940)
  • Great Expectations (1946)
  • Greed (1924)
  • Gun Crazy (1950)
  • High Noon (1952)
  • His Girl Friday (1940)
  • Intolerance (1916)
  • It Happened One Night (1934)
  • It’s a Gift (1934)
  • It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • King Kong (1933)
  • La Dolce Vita (1960)
  • Lady Eve, The (1941)
  • Lady Vanishes, The (1938)
  • M (1931)
  • Maltese Falcon, The (1941)
  • Metropolis (1927)
  • Miracle of Morgan’s Creek, The (1944)
  • Modern Times (1936)
  • Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)
  • My Darling Clementine (1946)
  • Night At the Opera, A (1935)
  • North By Northwest (1959)
  • On the Waterfront (1954)
  • Our Hospitality (1923)
  • Ox-Bow Incident, The (1943)
  • Paths of Glory (1957)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • Rashomon (1950)
  • Searchers, The (1956)
  • Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954)
  • Seven Samurai, The (1954)
  • Seventh Seal, The (1957)
  • Singin’ In the Rain (1952)
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  • Some Like It Hot (1959)
  • Sons of the Desert (1933)
  • Stagecoach (1939)
  • Strangers On a Train (1951)
  • Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
  • Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  • Swing Time (1936)
  • Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948)
  • Trouble In Paradise (1932)
  • Vertigo (1958)
  • Wizard of Oz, The (1939)

See the full list here: 100 Must See Films of the 20th Century

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