Top 250 Movies to watch in your life time

For this top 250, only votes from regular voters are considered.

Rank Rating Title Votes
1. 9.2 The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 856,745
2. 9.2 The Godfather (1972) 624,933
3. 9.0 The Godfather: Part II (1974) 399,999
4. 8.9 Pulp Fiction (1994) 668,728
5. 8.9 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) 263,677
6. 8.9 12 Angry Men (1957) 211,009
7. 8.9 Schindler’s List (1993) 444,634
8. 8.9 The Dark Knight (2008) 836,454
9. 8.8 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 607,035
10. 8.8 Fight Club (1999) 655,074
11. 8.8 Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 430,276
12. 8.8 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) 360,666
13. 8.8 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) 630,622
14. 8.7 Inception (2010) 655,118
15. 8.7 Goodfellas (1990) 378,731
16. 8.7 Star Wars (1977) 483,088
17. 8.7 Seven Samurai (1954) 138,722
18. 8.7 The Matrix (1999) 626,757
19. 8.7 Forrest Gump (1994) 556,692
20. 8.7 City of God (2002) 282,639
21. 8.7 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) 544,323
22. 8.7 Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) 120,471
23. 8.6 Se7en (1995) 499,713
24. 8.6 Casablanca (1942) 237,529
25. 8.6 The Silence of the Lambs (1991) 419,131
26. 8.6 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 370,059
27. 8.6 The Usual Suspects (1995) 402,837
28. 8.6 Rear Window (1954) 178,112
29. 8.6 The Dark Knight Rises (2012) 415,729
30. 8.6 Psycho (1960) 221,676
31. 8.6 It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) 150,706
32. 8.6 Léon: The Professional (1994) 365,740
33. 8.6 Sunset Blvd. (1950) 80,816
34. 8.5 Memento (2000) 457,222
35. 8.5 American History X (1998) 395,726
36. 8.5 Apocalypse Now (1979) 258,214
37. 8.5 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 394,975
38. 8.5 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) 215,482
39. 8.5 Saving Private Ryan (1998) 443,624
40. 8.5 Alien (1979) 295,928
41. 8.5 North by Northwest (1959) 131,261
42. 8.5 City Lights (1931) 50,261
43. 8.5 Spirited Away (2001) 190,942
44. 8.5 Citizen Kane (1941) 188,257
45. 8.5 Modern Times (1936) 63,099
46. 8.5 The Shining (1980) 305,386
47. 8.5 Vertigo (1958) 135,366
48. 8.5 American Beauty (1999) 458,836
49. 8.5 Taxi Driver (1976) 263,306
50. 8.5 Back to the Future (1985) 346,992
51. 8.4 The Pianist (2002) 234,916
52. 8.4 The Departed (2006) 438,167
53. 8.4 M (1931) 58,592
54. 8.4 Toy Story 3 (2010) 250,232
55. 8.4 Paths of Glory (1957) 66,342
56. 8.4 Double Indemnity (1944) 55,724
57. 8.4 Life Is Beautiful (1997) 187,031
58. 8.4 Aliens (1986) 269,973
59. 8.4 WALL·E (2008) 342,749
60. 8.4 The Lives of Others (2006) 134,877
61. 8.4 A Clockwork Orange (1971) 295,825
62. 8.4 Amélie (2001) 291,395
63. 8.4 Gladiator (2000) 483,246
64. 8.4 The Green Mile (1999) 354,895
65. 8.4 Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 110,735
66. 8.4 To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) 120,991
67. 8.4 The Intouchables (2011) 107,938
68. 8.4 The Great Dictator (1940) 62,458
69. 8.4 The Prestige (2006) 390,726
70. 8.4 Reservoir Dogs (1992) 337,643
71. 8.4 Das Boot (1981) 100,406
72. 8.4 Requiem for a Dream (2000) 310,295
73. 8.4 The Third Man (1949) 69,978
74. 8.4 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 359,265
75. 8.4 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) 47,215
76. 8.3 Cinema Paradiso (1988) 74,886
77. 8.3 Chinatown (1974) 121,885
78. 8.3 Once Upon a Time in America (1984) 119,177
79. 8.3 L.A. Confidential (1997) 247,141
80. 8.3 Full Metal Jacket (1987) 250,615
81. 8.3 The Lion King (1994) 282,700
82. 8.3 Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) 336,098
83. 8.3 Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) 225,661
84. 8.3 Braveheart (1995) 393,857
85. 8.3 Singin’ in the Rain (1952) 83,094
86. 8.3 Some Like It Hot (1959) 100,914
87. 8.3 Oldboy (2003) 172,920
88. 8.3 Amadeus (1984) 151,046
89. 8.3 Metropolis (1927) 62,480
90. 8.3 Rashomon (1950) 58,404
91. 8.3 Bicycle Thieves (1948) 46,407
92. 8.3 Unforgiven (1992) 157,691
93. 8.3 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 231,544
94. 8.3 All About Eve (1950) 49,088
95. 8.3 The Apartment (1960) 58,283
96. 8.3 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) 276,890
97. 8.3 Raging Bull (1980) 135,176
98. 8.3 The Sting (1973) 98,179
99. 8.3 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) 86,827
100. 8.3 Princess Mononoke (1997) 109,671
101. 8.3 Die Hard (1988) 318,258
102. 8.3 A Separation (2011) 68,063
103. 8.3 Witness for the Prosecution (1957) 29,083
104. 8.3 Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) 256,608
105. 8.3 Batman Begins (2005) 486,946
106. 8.3 Grave of the Fireflies (1988) 59,838
107. 8.3 Downfall (2004) 137,652
108. 8.3 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) 46,977
109. 8.3 Yojimbo (1961) 42,513
110. 8.3 The Great Escape (1963) 93,083
111. 8.3 For a Few Dollars More (1965) 76,982
112. 8.3 Snatch. (2000) 313,902
113. 8.3 Inglourious Basterds (2009) 380,844
114. 8.3 Up (2009) 280,768
115. 8.2 The Elephant Man (1980) 92,497
116. 8.2 On the Waterfront (1954) 58,651
117. 8.2 The Seventh Seal (1957) 61,646
118. 8.2 The Maltese Falcon (1941) 70,190
119. 8.2 Toy Story (1995) 290,363
120. 8.2 Heat (1995) 240,900
121. 8.2 The General (1926) 29,414
122. 8.2 The Avengers (2012) 398,367
123. 8.2 Gran Torino (2008) 281,303
124. 8.2 Rebecca (1940) 51,210
125. 8.2 Blade Runner (1982) 276,215
126. 8.2 Wild Strawberries (1957) 34,282
127. 8.2 Fargo (1996) 240,740
128. 8.2 The Kid (1921) 27,331
129. 8.2 Touch of Evil (1958) 45,484
130. 8.2 The Big Lebowski (1998) 284,107
131. 8.2 Scarface (1983) 274,608
132. 8.2 Ran (1985) 47,597
133. 8.2 The Deer Hunter (1978) 135,776
134. 8.2 Cool Hand Luke (1967) 70,832
135. 8.2 Sin City (2005) 388,640
136. 8.2 The Gold Rush (1925) 33,956
137. 8.2 Strangers on a Train (1951) 52,958
138. 8.2 Jaws (1975) 218,666
139. 8.2 No Country for Old Men (2007) 325,373
140. 8.2 It Happened One Night (1934) 36,583
141. 8.1 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) 224,880
142. 8.1 The Sixth Sense (1999) 391,156
143. 8.1 High Noon (1952) 48,526
144. 8.1 Hotel Rwanda (2004) 148,856
145. 8.1 The Thing (1982) 144,390
146. 8.1 Platoon (1986) 169,486
147. 8.1 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) 86,308
148. 8.1 The Wizard of Oz (1939) 157,303
149. 8.1 Trainspotting (1996) 250,361
150. 8.1 Casino (1995) 177,354
151. 8.1 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) 382,868
152. 8.1 Notorious (1946) 44,406
153. 8.1 Annie Hall (1977) 104,337
154. 8.1 Warrior (2011/I) 132,953
155. 8.1 The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) 56,744
156. 8.1 The King’s Speech (2010) 214,689
157. 8.1 The Grapes of Wrath (1940) 35,176
158. 8.1 Gone with the Wind (1939) 123,828
159. 8.1 Good Will Hunting (1997) 278,228
160. 8.1 Into the Wild (2007) 203,797
161. 8.1 Life of Brian (1979) 151,656
162. 8.1 Finding Nemo (2003) 319,381
163. 8.1 V for Vendetta (2005) 407,113
164. 8.1 How to Train Your Dragon (2010) 179,601
165. 8.1 The Big Sleep (1946) 40,375
166. 8.1 My Neighbor Totoro (1988) 66,202
167. 8.1 Dial M for Murder (1954) 51,856
168. 8.1 Black Swan (2010) 290,011
169. 8.1 Network (1976) 57,356
170. 8.1 Ben-Hur (1959) 88,884
171. 8.1 The Terminator (1984) 308,484
172. 8.1 Argo (2012) 26,894
173. 8.1 The Night of the Hunter (1955) 37,635
174. 8.1 Million Dollar Baby (2004) 245,531
175. 8.1 Donnie Darko (2001) 333,047
176. 8.1 Stand by Me (1986) 147,550
177. 8.1 There Will Be Blood (2007) 206,563
178. 8.1 Groundhog Day (1993) 231,214
179. 8.1 Dog Day Afternoon (1975) 102,975
180. 8.1 Twelve Monkeys (1995) 262,827
181. 8.1 Amores Perros (2000) 100,828
182. 8.1 The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) 263,124
183. 8.1 Mary and Max (2009) 49,977
184. 8.1 The 400 Blows (1959) 37,997
185. 8.1 Persona (1966) 29,192
186. 8.1 The Graduate (1967) 124,013
187. 8.1 Gandhi (1982) 87,523
188. 8.1 The Artist (2011/I) 94,812
189. 8.1 The Killing (1956) 37,475
190. 8.0 The Princess Bride (1987) 175,037
191. 8.0 Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) 93,677
192. 8.0 (1963) 45,878
193. 8.0 Slumdog Millionaire (2008) 338,204
194. 8.0 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) 31,465
195. 8.0 La Strada (1954) 27,047
196. 8.0 The Manchurian Candidate (1962) 46,879
197. 8.0 The Hustler (1961) 36,948
198. 8.0 A Beautiful Mind (2001) 263,182
199. 8.0 The Wild Bunch (1969) 43,816
200. 8.0 Rocky (1976) 176,117
201. 8.0 Anatomy of a Murder (1959) 25,927
202. 8.0 Stalag 17 (1953) 28,530
203. 8.0 The Exorcist (1973) 176,306
204. 8.0 Sleuth (1972) 25,160
205. 8.0 Barry Lyndon (1975) 58,392
206. 8.0 District 9 (2009) 304,194
207. 8.0 Rope (1948) 52,876
208. 8.0 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) 33,273
209. 8.0 Stalker (1979) 35,443
210. 8.0 Roman Holiday (1953) 51,305
211. 8.0 Infernal Affairs (2002) 53,460
212. 8.0 Ratatouille (2007) 248,530
213. 8.0 The Truman Show (1998) 307,022
214. 8.0 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) 56,225
215. 8.0 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) 418,802
216. 8.0 Ip Man (2008) 60,427
217. 8.0 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) 224,333
218. 8.0 A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) 50,954
219. 8.0 A Fistful of Dollars (1964) 64,082
220. 8.0 Star Trek (2009) 263,718
221. 8.0 Skyfall (2012) 96,836
222. 8.0 Monsters, Inc. (2001) 248,400
223. 8.0 Rosemary’s Baby (1968) 84,716
224. 8.0 In the Name of the Father (1993) 47,630
225. 8.0 Beauty and the Beast (1991) 147,318
226. 8.0 Harvey (1950) 31,712
227. 8.0 The Wrestler (2008) 172,704
228. 8.0 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) 41,222
229. 8.0 La Haine (1995) 49,336
230. 8.0 All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 32,177
231. 8.0 Bringing Up Baby (1938) 30,652
232. 8.0 Rain Man (1988) 208,403
233. 8.0 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003) 33,372
234. 8.0 Nosferatu (1922) 44,362
235. 8.0 Shutter Island (2010) 327,570
236. 8.0 Manhattan (1979) 63,008
237. 8.0 Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 29,953
238. 8.0 Mystic River (2003) 207,149
239. 8.0 Big Fish (2003) 231,884
240. 8.0 Let the Right One In (2008) 114,978
241. 8.0 Castle in the Sky (1986) 42,589
242. 8.0 The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) 133,670
243. 8.0 In the Heat of the Night (1967) 31,356
244. 8.0 Papillon (1973) 47,364
245. 8.0 The Untouchables (1987) 132,272
246. 8.0 Jurassic Park (1993) 259,543
247. 8.0 The Searchers (1956) 41,152
248. 8.0 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) 39,370
249. 8.0 In the Mood for Love (2000) 40,124
250. 8.0 Rio Bravo (1959) 27,720

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