IMDb Top 250

As rated by IMDb Users ; last updated 2/22/18

  1. The Shawshank Redemption
  2. The Godfather
  3. The Godfather: Part II
  4. The Dark Knight
  5. 12 Angry Men
  6. Schindler's List
  7. Pulp Fiction
  8. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  9. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  10. Fight Club
  11. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  12. Forrest Gump
  13. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  14. Inception
  15. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  16. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  17. Goodfellas
  18. The Matrix
  19. Seven Samurai
  20. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
  21. City of God
  22. Se7en
  23. The Silence of the Lambs
  24. It's a Wonderful Life
  25. Life Is Beautiful
  26. The Usual Suspects
  27. Léon: The Professional
  28. Spirited Away
  29. Saving Private Ryan
  30. Interstellar
  31. American History X
  32. The Green Mile
  33. Once Upon a Time in the West
  34. Psycho
  35. City Lights
  36. Casablanca
  37. The Intouchables
  38. Modern Times
  39. The Pianist
  40. The Departed
  41. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  42. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  43. Rear Window
  44. Back to the Future
  45. Whiplash
  46. Gladiator
  47. The Lion King
  48. The Prestige
  49. Memento
  50. Apocalypse Now
  51. Alien
  52. Coco
  53. The Great Dictator
  54. Cinema Paradiso
  55. Sunset Blvd.
  56. Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  57. Grave of the Fireflies
  58. The Lives of Others
  59. Paths of Glory
  60. Django Unchained
  61. The Shining
  62. WALL·E
  63. American Beauty
  64. Princess Mononoke
  65. The Dark Knight Rises
  66. Witness for the Prosecution
  67. Oldboy
  68. Aliens
  69. Once Upon a Time in America
  70. Das Boot
  71. Citizen Kane
  72. Vertigo
  73. North by Northwest
  74. Dangal
  75. Braveheart
  76. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
  77. Reservoir Dogs
  78. M
  79. Your Name
  80. Requiem for a Dream
  81. Like Stars on Earth
  82. Amélie
  83. Amadeus
  84. A Clockwork Orange
  85. Lawrence of Arabia
  86. Double Indemnity
  87. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  88. Taxi Driver
  89. To Kill a Mockingbird
  90. Singin' in the Rain
  91. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  92. 3 Idiots
  93. Full Metal Jacket
  94. Toy Story
  95. The Sting
  96. Bicycle Thieves
  97. Inglourious Basterds
  98. The Kid
  99. Toy Story 3
  100. Snatch
  101. The Hunt
  102. Good Will Hunting
  103. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  104. For a Few Dollars More
  105. Scarface
  106. L.A. Confidential
  107. The Apartment
  108. Metropolis
  109. A Separation
  110. Rashomon
  111. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  112. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  113. Yojimbo
  114. All About Eve
  115. Up
  116. Batman Begins
  117. My Father and My Son
  118. Some Like It Hot
  119. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  120. Unforgiven
  121. Downfall
  122. Die Hard
  123. Heat
  124. Raging Bull
  125. Ikiru
  126. The Great Escape
  127. The Third Man
  128. Children of Heaven
  129. Chinatown
  130. Pan's Labyrinth
  131. Incendies
  132. My Neighbor Totoro
  133. Ran
  134. Judgment at Nuremberg
  135. The Gold Rush
  136. The Secret in Their Eyes
  137. Howl's Moving Castle
  138. The Bridge on the River Kwai
  139. On the Waterfront
  140. Inside Out
  141. The Seventh Seal
  142. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
  143. Room
  144. A Beautiful Mind
  145. Casino
  146. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  147. The Elephant Man
  148. Blade Runner
  149. The Wolf of Wall Street
  150. V for Vendetta
  151. Blade Runner 2049
  152. Wild Strawberries
  153. The General
  154. Warrior
  155. Dial M for Murder
  156. Trainspotting
  157. Gone With the Wind
  158. Gran Torino
  159. The Sixth Sense
  160. The Deer Hunter
  161. Fargo
  162. No Country for Old Men
  163. The Thing
  164. There Will Be Blood
  165. Finding Nemo
  166. Sunrise
  167. The Big Lebowski
  168. Come and See
  169. Andrei Rublev
  170. Tokyo Story
  171. Cool Hand Luke
  172. The Bandit
  173. Rebecca
  174. Kill Bill: Vol.1
  175. Hacksaw Ridge
  176. How to Train Your Dragon
  177. Shutter Island
  178. Mary and Max
  179. Gone Girl
  180. Rang De Basanti
  181. Into the Wild
  182. Life of Brian
  183. Passion of Joan of Arc
  184. Wild Tales
  185. It Happened One Night
  186. Platoon
  187. In the Name of the Father
  188. Hotel Rwanda
  189. The Wages of Fear
  190. Network
  191. Stand by Me
  192. Rush
  193. The Grand Budapest Hotel
  194. Stalker
  195. Ben-Hur
  196. Persona
  197. Jurassic Park
  198. Memories of Murder
  199. 12 Years a Slave
  200. The 400 Blows
  201. Million Dollar Baby
  202. Logan
  203. Mad Max: Fury Road
  204. The Truman Show
  205. Spotlight
  206. La La Land
  207. Amores Perros
  208. A Wednesday
  209. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  210. Before Sunrise
  211. Hachi: A Dog's Tale
  212. Call Me By Your Name
  213. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  214. The Princess Bride
  215. Prisoners
  216. The Maltese Falcon
  217. Nights of Cabiria
  218. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  219. Catch Me If You Can
  220. Rocky
  221. ​The Grapes of Wrath
  222. Paper Moon
  223. Diabolique
  224. Monsters, Inc.
  225. Barry Lyndon
  226. Donnie Darko
  227. Gandhi
  228. Touch of Evil
  229. The Terminator
  230. Groundhog Day
  231. La Haine
  232. The Wizard of Oz
  233. Annie Hall
  234. The Bourne Ultimatum
  235. Jaws
  236. Dead Poets Society
  237. The Best Years of Our Lives
  238. In the Mood for Love
  239. The Help
  240. Internal Affairs
  241. Paris, Texas
  242. Legend of 1900
  243. Twelve Monkeys
  244. The Handmaiden
  245. Beauty and the Beast
  246. Dog Day Afternoon
  247. The Battle of Algiers
  248. PK
  249. Winter Sleep

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