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. 94 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 34 top lists Check
  2. 109 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 35 top lists Check
  3. 132 -

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  4. 158 +1

    Dial M for Murder

    1954, in 8 top lists Check
  5. 182 -

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  6. 64 -

    Witness for the Prosecution

    1957, in 10 top lists Check
  7. 99 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 27 top lists Check
  8. 226 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  9. 136 -

    Some Like It Hot

    1959, in 34 top lists Check
  10. 120 -

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    1962, in 19 top lists Check
  11. 79 -

    Tengoku to jigoku

    1963 — a.k.a. High and Low, in 15 top lists Check
  12. 197 -

    Z

    1969, in 19 top lists Check
  13. 113 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  14. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  15. 115 -

    The Sting

    1973, in 16 top lists Check
  16. 3 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  17. 112 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  18. 116 -

    Scarface

    1983, in 19 top lists Check
  19. 75 -

    Once Upon a Time in America

    1984, in 18 top lists Check
  20. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  21. 22 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 35 top lists Check
  22. 91 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  23. 32 -

    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 22 top lists Check
  24. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  25. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  26. 146 -

    Casino

    1995, in 11 top lists Check
  27. 222 -

    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 14 top lists Check
  28. 126 -

    Heat

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
  29. 37 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 23 top lists Check
  30. 235 -

    Eskiya

    1996 — a.k.a. The Bandit, in 5 top lists Check
  31. 176 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 26 top lists Check
  32. 127 -

    L.A. Confidential

    1997, in 25 top lists Check
  33. 42 -

    American History X

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  34. 208 +1

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 24 top lists Check
  35. 155 -

    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    1998, in 7 top lists Check
  36. 30 -

    The Green Mile

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  37. 117 -

    Snatch

    2000, in 10 top lists Check
  38. 196 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
  39. 23 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  40. 178 +1

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 17 top lists Check
  41. 170 -

    Salinui chueok

    2003 — a.k.a. Memories of Murder, in 14 top lists Check
  42. 46 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 19 top lists Check
  43. 156 -

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  44. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  45. 227 -

    Gangs of Wasseypur

    2012, in 1 top list Check
  46. 185 -

    Prisoners

    2013, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 142 -

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    2013, in 13 top lists Check
  48. 201 -

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
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