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. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  2. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  3. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  4. 93 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  5. 109 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  6. 112 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
  7. 53 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  8. 11 -

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  9. 48 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  10. 21 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  11. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  12. 3 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  13. 100 +1

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 27 top lists Check
  14. 6 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  15. 19 -

    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 35 top lists Check
  16. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  17. 18 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  18. 20 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 26 top lists Check
  19. 5 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  20. 147 -

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  21. 156 -

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  22. 60 -

    Sunset Blvd.

    1950 — a.k.a. Sunset Boulevard, in 33 top lists Check
  23. 89 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  24. 152 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  25. 175 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 24 top lists Check
  26. 24 -

    It's a Wonderful Life

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  27. 85 -

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  28. 104 -

    Lawrence of Arabia

    1962, in 38 top lists Check
  29. 12 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  30. 145 -

    There Will Be Blood

    2007, in 19 top lists Check
  31. 111 -

    Metropolis

    1927, in 34 top lists Check
  32. 80 -

    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  33. 90 -

    M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    1931 — a.k.a. M, in 35 top lists Check
  34. 150 -

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 31 top lists Check
  35. 69 -

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 32 top lists Check
  36. 103 -

    Ladri di biciclette

    1948 — a.k.a. Bicycle Thieves, in 34 top lists Check
  37. 129 -1

    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
  38. 26 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  39. 22 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  40. 58 -

    Django Unchained

    2012, in 11 top lists Check
  41. 178 -

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  42. 114 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 35 top lists Check
  43. 219 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  44. 45 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 19 top lists Check
  45. 188 -

    Persona

    1966, in 25 top lists Check
  46. 110 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  47. 38 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  48. 106 -

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
  49. 34 -

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 22 top lists Check
  50. 97 -

    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 20 top lists Check
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