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Celebrating the new classics: The 1000 best movies, TV shows, albums, books, and more of the past 25 years

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  • 1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • 2. The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001)
  • 3. Titanic (1997)
  • 4. Blue Velvet (1986)
  • 5. Toy Story (1995)
  • 6. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • 7. Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
  • 8. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • 9. Die Hard (1988)
  • 10. Moulin Rouge (2001)
  • 11. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
  • 12. The Matrix (1999)
  • 13. GoodFellas (1990)
  • 14. Crumb (1995)
  • 15. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • 16. Boogie Nights (1997)
  • 17. Jerry Maguire (1996)
  • 18. Do the Right Thing (1989)
  • 19. Casino Royale (2006)
  • 20. The Lion King (1994)
  • 21. Schindler's List (1993)
  • 22. Rushmore (1998)
  • 23. Memento (2001)
  • 24. A Room With a View (1986)
  • 25. Shrek (2001)
  • 26. Hoop Dreams (1994)
  • 27. Aliens (1986)
  • 28. Wings of Desire (1988)
  • 29. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
  • 30. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
  • 31. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  • 32. Fight Club (1999)
  • 33. The Breakfast Club (1985)
  • 34. Fargo (1996)
  • 35. The Incredibles (2004)
  • 36. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  • 37. Pretty Woman (1990)
  • 38. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
  • 39. The Sixth Sense (1999)
  • 40. Speed (1994)
  • 41. Dazed and Confused (1993)
  • 42. Clueless (1995)
  • 43. Gladiator (2000)
  • 44. The Player (1992)
  • 45. Rain Man (1988)
  • 46. Children of Men (2006)
  • 47. Men in Black (1997)
  • 48. Scarface (1983)
  • 49. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
  • 50. The Piano (1993)
  • 51. There Will Be Blood (2007)
  • 52. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad (1988)
  • 53. The Truman Show (1998)
  • 54. Fatal Attraction (1987)
  • 55. Risky Business (1983)
  • 56. The Lives of Others (2006)
  • 57. There’s Something About Mary (1998)
  • 58. Ghostbusters (1984)
  • 59. L.A. Confidential (1997)
  • 60. Scream (1996)
  • 61. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  • 62. sex, lies and videotape (1989)
  • 63. Big (1988)
  • 64. No Country For Old Men (2007)
  • 65. Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • 66. Natural Born Killers (1994)
  • 67. Donnie Brasco (1997)
  • 68. Witness (1985)
  • 69. All About My Mother (1999)
  • 70. Broadcast News (1987)
  • 71. Unforgiven (1992)
  • 72. Thelma & Louise (1991)
  • 73. Office Space (1999)
  • 74. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
  • 75. Out of Africa (1985)
  • 76. The Departed (2006)
  • 77. Sid and Nancy (1986)
  • 78. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • 79. Waiting for Guffman (1996)
  • 80. Michael Clayton (2007)
  • 81. Moonstruck (1987)
  • 82. Lost in Translation (2003)
  • 83. Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn (1987)
  • 84. Sideways (2004)
  • 85. The 40 Year-Old Virgin (2005)
  • 86. Y Tu Mamá También (2002)
  • 87. Swingers (1996)
  • 88. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
  • 89. Breaking the Waves (1996)
  • 90. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
  • 91. Back to the Future (1985)
  • 92. Menace II Society (1993)
  • 93. Ed Wood (1994)
  • 94. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
  • 95. In the Mood for Love (2001)
  • 96. Far From Heaven (2002)
  • 97. Glory (1989)
  • 98. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
  • 99. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  • 100. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)

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