Please list WHY you are listing the movies you are listing.
This list will only be useful if its not a list just your favorite movies.
Alien: The look and feel for the world in Alien has been an inspiration to hundreds of movies post release of this film. The industrial designs for the film are referenced almost daily to designers; from the spaceship to the iconic military apc. Of course for creature designers, the alien design's by giger are some of the most iconic of predator-creature designs.
Akira: The characters, fashion, bike designs in this movie are all classics. The world and story are often noted in modern media publications.
Perfect Blue: Satoshi Kon's masterpiece. This psychedelic storyline well give artists an interesting outlook on how mediums such as film can be skewed to give false interpretations to the viewer.
Seven Samurai: Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece. The movie features 7 characters, and within 3 hours you get a feel for every single one of them. This is a great film to understand how to diversify character.