This brand-new edition of '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die' covers more than a century of movie history. Every film profile is packed with details including the director and cast, a plot summary and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. This must-have guide chronicles the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D. W. Griffith's controversial 'The Birth of a Nation' to recent Oscar nominees like 'Birdman, Boyhood' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel.' Also described are Hollywood's most memorable musicals, great dramas, screwball comedies, experimental 'New Wave' films from 1950s and '60s Europe, major films noir, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and outstanding documentaries. This all-new edition has been updated with: New films that span the globeDetailed, full-color images Key quotations from the moviesMore movie posters than everUp-to-date facts and movie triviaFor students of cinema, discerning film buffs, DVD collectors, and readers who simply enjoy reminiscing over cherished screen moments, the 6th edition of '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die' is a must-have compilation of film knowledge.