Classic Film : What are the most essential/must own Criterion releases?

What are the most essential/must own Criterion releases?

I have close to 300 Criterion Collection blu-rays or dvds. There are over 1000 Criterion releases so far and they can be pricey, so most of us can't afford them all. Which Criterion releases do you consider must buy? Here are my list of the 15 most essential/must own Criterion releases: (in alphabetical order)

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Bicycle Thieves
Breathless
City Lights
The Graduate
House
La Dolce Vita
M
Nashville
Persona
Picnic at Hanging Rock
The Red Shoes
Salo
Sansho the Bailiff
Seven Samurai

Here is the link to the Criterion website: https://www.criterion.com/

How many Criterion films do you own? And which do you consider the best?

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Picnic at Hanging Rock. An Australian masterpiece by Peter Weir.
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