IMDb Top 250

As rated by IMDb Users ; last updated 1/11/17

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

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