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. 230 -3

    Eskiya

    1996 — a.k.a. The Bandit, in 5 top lists Check
  2. 223 -

    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 14 top lists Check
  3. 222 -

    Gangs of Wasseypur

    2012, in 1 top list Check
  4. 221 -1

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  5. 206 -

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 25 top lists Check
  6. 199 -

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  7. 195 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
  8. 191 -

    Prisoners

    2013, in 7 top lists Check
  9. 182 -

    Z

    1969, in 19 top lists Check
  10. 180 +1

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  11. 177 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 18 top lists Check
  12. 174 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 24 top lists Check
  13. 169 +1

    Salinui chueok

    2003 — a.k.a. Memories of Murder, in 14 top lists Check
  14. 157 -

    Dial M for Murder

    1954, in 8 top lists Check
  15. 156 -

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  16. 153 -

    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    1998, in 7 top lists Check
  17. 144 -

    Casino

    1995, in 11 top lists Check
  18. 141 -

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    2013, in 13 top lists Check
  19. 136 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 34 top lists Check
  20. 128 +1

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  21. 126 +1

    Heat

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 125 +1

    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 24 top lists Check
  23. 120 +1

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    1962, in 19 top lists Check
  24. 118 +1

    Snatch

    2000, in 10 top lists Check
  25. 116 +1

    Scarface

    1983, in 19 top lists Check
  26. 114 +1

    The Sting

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
  27. 113 +1

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 35 top lists Check
  28. 111 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  29. 109 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  30. 98 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 27 top lists Check
  31. 90 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
  32. 89 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  33. 78 -

    Tengoku to jigoku

    1963 — a.k.a. High and Low, in 15 top lists Check
  34. 74 -2

    Once Upon a Time in America

    1984, in 18 top lists Check
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    Witness for the Prosecution

    1957, in 10 top lists Check
  36. 45 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 19 top lists Check
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    American History X

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  38. 34 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
  39. 31 -

    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 22 top lists Check
  40. 29 -

    The Green Mile

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  41. 22 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  42. 21 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  43. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  44. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  45. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
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    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  47. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  48. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
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