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. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  2. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  3. 11 -

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  4. 212 -

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 9 top lists Check
  5. 85 -

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  6. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  7. 3 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  8. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  9. 48 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  10. 108 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  11. 6 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  12. 93 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  13. 12 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  14. 26 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  15. 21 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  16. 177 -1

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  17. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  18. 20 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 26 top lists Check
  19. 80 -

    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  20. 146 -

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  21. 89 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  22. 53 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  23. 39 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  24. 111 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  25. 45 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 19 top lists Check
  26. 105 -

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
  27. 24 -

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  28. 196 +1

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  29. 174 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 24 top lists Check
  30. 18 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  31. 165 -

    V for Vendetta

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
  32. 83 -

    Amadeus

    1984, in 22 top lists Check
  33. 58 -

    Django Unchained

    2012, in 11 top lists Check
  34. 100 -

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 27 top lists Check
  35. 29 -

    The Green Mile

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  36. 27 -

    Interstellar

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  37. 155 -

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  38. 151 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  39. 60 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
  40. 195 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
  41. 44 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 25 top lists Check
  42. 103 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 38 top lists Check
  43. 47 -

    The Prestige

    2006, in 13 top lists Check
  44. 116 +1

    Scarface

    1983, in 19 top lists Check
  45. 19 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 35 top lists Check
  46. 171 -

    Trainspotting

    1996, in 17 top lists Check
  47. 34 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
  48. 197 -1

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  49. 149 -

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 31 top lists Check
  50. 5 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
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