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. 250 -

    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 17 top lists Check
  2. 249 -

    Gandhi

    1982, in 16 top lists Check
  3. 248 -

    Dersu Uzala

    1975, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 246 -

    The Help

    2011, in 6 top lists Check
  5. 243 -

    Persona

    1966, in 26 top lists Check
  6. 241 -

    The Sound of Music

    1965, in 25 top lists Check
  7. 240 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 27 top lists Check
  8. 239 -

    Ah-ga-ssi

    2016 — a.k.a. The Handmaiden, in 12 top lists Check
  9. 238 -

    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 12 top lists Check
  10. 237 -

    Rebecca

    1940, in 24 top lists Check
  11. 236 -

    Amores perros

    2000, in 16 top lists Check
  12. 235 -2

    Babam ve Oglum

    2005 — a.k.a. My Father and My Son, in 4 top lists Check
  13. 234 +1

    The Grapes of Wrath

    1940, in 23 top lists Check
  14. 232 -

    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    2009, in 4 top lists Check
  15. 230 -

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 28 top lists Check
  16. 229 -

    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 15 top lists Check
  17. 225 -

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  18. 223 -

    Pather Panchali

    1955, in 22 top lists Check
  19. 221 -

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 17 top lists Check
  20. 220 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 10 top lists Check
  21. 219 -

    Network

    1976, in 14 top lists Check
  22. 218 -

    Rush

    2013, in 6 top lists Check
  23. 217 -

    Stand by Me

    1986, in 9 top lists Check
  24. 214 -

    Spotlight

    2015, in 8 top lists Check
  25. 212 -

    Platoon

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  26. 211 -

    Rocky

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
  27. 209 -

    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 11 top lists Check
  28. 208 -

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
  29. 207 -

    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 27 top lists Check
  30. 206 -

    Dead Poets Society

    1989, in 12 top lists Check
  31. 204 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 28 top lists Check
  32. 202 -1

    Room

    2015, in 8 top lists Check
  33. 200 -

    Mary and Max.

    2009 — a.k.a. Mary and Max, in 6 top lists Check
  34. 199 -

    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 25 top lists Check
  35. 197 -

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    1939, in 15 top lists Check
  36. 196 -

    Relatos salvajes

    2014 — a.k.a. Wild Tales, in 8 top lists Check
  37. 194 -

    Salinui chueok

    2003 — a.k.a. Memories of Murder, in 15 top lists Check
  38. 193 -1

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 29 top lists Check
  39. 192 +1

    Hacksaw Ridge

    2016, in 7 top lists Check
  40. 191 -

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  41. 190 -

    The Deer Hunter

    1978, in 25 top lists Check
  42. 189 -

    In the Name of the Father

    1993, in 6 top lists Check
  43. 186 -

    Smultronstället

    1957 — a.k.a. Wild Strawberries, in 23 top lists Check
  44. 185 -

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 16 top lists Check
  45. 184 -

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 11 top lists Check
  46. 183 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 23 top lists Check
  47. 182 -1

    On the Waterfront

    1954, in 31 top lists Check
  48. 181 +1

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 10 top lists Check
  49. 179 -

    12 Years a Slave

    2013, in 19 top lists Check
  50. 178 -

    Before Sunrise

    1995, in 13 top lists Check
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