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. 38 -

    American History X

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  2. 200 -

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 24 top lists Check
  3. 138 -

    Casino

    1995, in 11 top lists Check
  4. 176 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
  5. 23 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  6. 101 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  7. 3 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  8. 40 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 19 top lists Check
  9. 162 -

    Dial M for Murder

    1954, in 8 top lists Check
  10. 104 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 36 top lists Check
  11. 250 new

    Du rififi chez les hommes

    1955 — a.k.a. Rififi, in 18 top lists Check
  12. 170 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 24 top lists Check
  13. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 40 top lists Check
  14. 4 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  15. 183 -

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  16. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  17. 26 -

    The Green Mile

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  18. 240 -

    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 14 top lists Check
  19. 115 -

    Heat

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
  20. 150 -

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 18 top lists Check
  21. 112 -

    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 25 top lists Check
  22. 34 -

    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 22 top lists Check
  23. 160 -

    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    1998, in 7 top lists Check
  24. 96 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
  25. 152 -

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  26. 98 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 28 top lists Check
  27. 177 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  28. 80 -

    Once Upon a Time in America

    1984, in 18 top lists Check
  29. 172 -

    Prisoners

    2013, in 7 top lists Check
  30. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  31. 237 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  32. 147 -

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  33. 90 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  34. 195 -

    Salinui chueok

    2003 — a.k.a. Memories of Murder, in 15 top lists Check
  35. 106 +1

    Scarface

    1983, in 19 top lists Check
  36. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  37. 22 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  38. 117 -

    Snatch

    2000, in 10 top lists Check
  39. 130 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 34 top lists Check
  40. 111 -1

    The Sting

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
  41. 109 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  42. 92 -

    Tengoku to jigoku

    1963 — a.k.a. High and Low, in 15 top lists Check
  43. 108 -

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    1962, in 19 top lists Check
  44. 39 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  45. 64 -

    Witness for the Prosecution

    1957, in 10 top lists Check
  46. 134 -

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    2013, in 13 top lists Check
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