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 -1

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 35 top lists Check
  2. 248 -

    Le notti di Cabiria

    1957 — a.k.a. Nights of Cabiria, in 19 top lists Check
  3. 247 -

    Du rififi chez les hommes

    1955 — a.k.a. Rififi, in 18 top lists Check
  4. 244 +1

    Paris, Texas

    1984, in 20 top lists Check
  5. 242 +1

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 20 top lists Check
  6. 241 -

    Fanny och Alexander

    1982 — a.k.a. Fanny and Alexander, in 23 top lists Check
  7. 240 -

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 16 top lists Check
  8. 239 -

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 27 top lists Check
  9. 238 -1

    Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro...

    1997 — a.k.a. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion, in 9 top lists Check
  10. 235 -

    Rocky

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
  11. 234 -

    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 16 top lists Check
  12. 233 -2

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  13. 232 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 10 top lists Check
  14. 231 +2

    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 29 top lists Check
  15. 230 -

    Rush

    2013, in 6 top lists Check
  16. 229 -

    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 11 top lists Check
  17. 227 +1

    Rebecca

    1940, in 22 top lists Check
  18. 225 +1

    Koe no katachi

    2016 — a.k.a. A Silent Voice, in 2 top lists Check
  19. 224 -

    Spotlight

    2015, in 10 top lists Check
  20. 223 -2

    Platoon

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  21. 222 -

    Eskiya

    1996 — a.k.a. The Bandit, in 5 top lists Check
  22. 221 -1

    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 14 top lists Check
  23. 220 -1

    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    2009, in 4 top lists Check
  24. 219 +4

    Gangs of Wasseypur

    2012, in 1 top list Check
  25. 217 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  26. 216 -

    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 11 top lists Check
  27. 215 -1

    Stand by Me

    1986, in 7 top lists Check
  28. 214 +1

    Ah-ga-ssi

    2016 — a.k.a. The Handmaiden, in 11 top lists Check
  29. 213 -

    Network

    1976, in 13 top lists Check
  30. 212 -

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 9 top lists Check
  31. 211 -2

    Million Dollar Baby

    2004, in 12 top lists Check
  32. 210 +1

    Höstsonaten

    1978 — a.k.a. Autumn Sonata, in 9 top lists Check
  33. 209 +1

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 26 top lists Check
  34. 208 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 24 top lists Check
  35. 207 -

    Dead Poets Society

    1989, in 11 top lists Check
  36. 203 -

    12 Years a Slave

    2013, in 19 top lists Check
  37. 201 -

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 26 top lists Check
  38. 198 -

    Hacksaw Ridge

    2016, in 7 top lists Check
  39. 197 -1

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  40. 196 +1

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  41. 195 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
  42. 194 -

    In the Name of the Father

    1993, in 6 top lists Check
  43. 193 -1

    Room

    2015, in 6 top lists Check
  44. 192 +1

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    1939, in 14 top lists Check
  45. 191 -

    Mary and Max

    2009, in 6 top lists Check
  46. 190 -

    Prisoners

    2013, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 189 -

    Before Sunrise

    1995, in 12 top lists Check
  48. 188 -

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2014, in 16 top lists Check
  49. 187 -

    Persona

    1966, in 25 top lists Check
  50. 186 -

    Gran Torino

    2008, in 8 top lists Check
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