IMDb Top 250

As rated by IMDb Users ; last updated 9/1/17

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

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