IMDb's Top 250

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An official iCheckMovies list.

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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. 238 -

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 29 top lists Check
  2. 237 -

    To Be or Not to Be

    1942, in 24 top lists Check
  3. 223 -

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  4. 219 -

    Platoon

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  5. 217 -

    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 10 top lists Check
  6. 196 -

    The Deer Hunter

    1978, in 26 top lists Check
  7. 171 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 32 top lists Check
  8. 146 -

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 33 top lists Check
  9. 136 -

    Judgment at Nuremberg

    1961, in 8 top lists Check
  10. 109 +1

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 18 top lists Check
  11. 102 -

    Incendies

    2010, in 10 top lists Check
  12. 90 -

    Idi i smotri

    1985 — a.k.a. Come and See, in 26 top lists Check
  13. 70 -

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 17 top lists Check
  14. 68 -

    The Great Dictator

    1940, in 25 top lists Check
  15. 64 -

    Paths of Glory

    1957, in 26 top lists Check
  16. 56 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 37 top lists Check
  17. 47 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 39 top lists Check
  18. 44 -

    Hotaru no haka

    1988 — a.k.a. Grave of the Fireflies, in 21 top lists Check
  19. 33 -

    The Pianist

    2002, in 21 top lists Check
  20. 24 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 28 top lists Check
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Last updated on May 30, 2024; source