IMDb's Top 250

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The IMDb top 250 is probably the most well-known movie list in the world. It has earned this reputation through the fact that it has been composed by aggregating the votes of many normal moviegoers. In other words, this is a list by and for the people and not some elite movie-critics list.

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  1. 7 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 27 top lists Check
  2. 9 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 29 top lists Check
  3. 13 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 25 top lists Check
  4. 14 -

    Inception

    2010, in 19 top lists Check
  5. 15 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 24 top lists Check
  6. 20 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 34 top lists Check
  7. 26 -

    Interstellar

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  8. 28 -

    Star Wars

    1977, in 39 top lists Check
  9. 30 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 24 top lists Check
  10. 31 -

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 38 top lists Check
  11. 36 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  12. 55 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981 — a.k.a. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, in 28 top lists Check
  13. 57 -

    WALL·E

    2008, in 25 top lists Check
  14. 65 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 22 top lists Check
  15. 73 -

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  16. 75 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 25 top lists Check
  17. 77 -

    Das Boot

    1981 — a.k.a. The Boat, in 13 top lists Check
  18. 79 -

    Mononoke-hime

    1997 — a.k.a. Princess Mononoke, in 17 top lists Check
  19. 87 -

    Toy Story 3

    2010, in 16 top lists Check
  20. 89 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 18 top lists Check
  21. 98 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 37 top lists Check
  22. 99 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 28 top lists Check
  23. 112 -

    Up

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  24. 121 -

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    1989, in 15 top lists Check
  25. 127 -

    Batman Begins

    2005, in 12 top lists Check
  26. 129 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 34 top lists Check
  27. 146 -

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    1975, in 22 top lists Check
  28. 147 -

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    1948, in 24 top lists Check
  29. 148 -

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 22 top lists Check
  30. 149 -

    The Great Escape

    1963, in 15 top lists Check
  31. 153 -

    Finding Nemo

    2003, in 17 top lists Check
  32. 160 -

    Inside Out

    2015, in 17 top lists Check
  33. 164 -

    Hauru no ugoku shiro

    2004 — a.k.a. Howl's Moving Castle, in 16 top lists Check
  34. 165 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 30 top lists Check
  35. 176 -

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  36. 181 -

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 10 top lists Check
  37. 182 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 23 top lists Check
  38. 186 -

    The General

    1926, in 35 top lists Check
  39. 187 -

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 15 top lists Check
  40. 190 -

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 22 top lists Check
  41. 191 -

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 28 top lists Check
  42. 200 -

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 21 top lists Check
  43. 202 -

    How to Train Your Dragon

    2010, in 13 top lists Check
  44. 204 -

    Monsters, Inc.

    2001, in 14 top lists Check
  45. 205 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 27 top lists Check
  46. 213 -

    Stand by Me

    1986, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 221 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 9 top lists Check
  48. 222 -

    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 36 top lists Check
  49. 227 -

    The Incredibles

    2004, in 13 top lists Check
  50. 235 -1

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the...

    2003, in 12 top lists Check
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