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. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 40 top lists Check
  2. 104 -1

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 38 top lists Check
  3. 93 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  4. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  5. 48 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  6. 53 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  7. 109 -1

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  8. 114 -1

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 35 top lists Check
  9. 90 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
  10. 19 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 35 top lists Check
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    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 35 top lists Check
  12. 103 -1

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 34 top lists Check
  13. 111 -1

    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
  14. 21 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  15. 41 -

    City Lights

    1931, in 33 top lists Check
  16. 18 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  17. 6 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  18. 60 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
  19. 69 -

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 32 top lists Check
  20. 128 -1

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  21. 112 -1

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  22. 147 -1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  23. 150 -1

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 31 top lists Check
  24. 152 -1

    Chinatown

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  25. 3 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  26. 178 -1

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  27. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  28. 24 -

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  29. 39 -

    Modern Times

    1936, in 30 top lists Check
  30. 181 -1

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  31. 5 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  32. 234 -1

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  33. 173 -1

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  34. 231 -

    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 29 top lists Check
  35. 154 -1

    The Gold Rush

    1925, in 29 top lists Check
  36. 110 -1

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  37. 240 -1

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 27 top lists Check
  38. 101 -1

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 27 top lists Check
  39. 26 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  40. 158 -1

    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 26 top lists Check
  41. 202 -1

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 26 top lists Check
  42. 219 -2

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  43. 89 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  44. 211 -1

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 26 top lists Check
  45. 20 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 26 top lists Check
  46. 177 -1

    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 26 top lists Check
  47. 44 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 25 top lists Check
  48. 94 -

    Idi i smotri

    1985 — a.k.a. Come and See, in 25 top lists Check
  49. 59 -

    Paths of Glory

    1957, in 25 top lists Check
  50. 188 -1

    Persona

    1966, in 25 top lists Check
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