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. 5 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  2. 204 -

    12 Years a Slave

    2013, in 19 top lists Check
  3. 88 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  4. 82 -

    3 Idiots

    2009, in 3 top lists Check
  5. 214 -

    Ah-ga-ssi

    2016 — a.k.a. The Handmaiden, in 11 top lists Check
  6. 52 -

    Alien

    1979, in 28 top lists Check
  7. 73 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 22 top lists Check
  8. 135 -

    All About Eve

    1950, in 24 top lists Check
  9. 83 -

    Amadeus

    1984, in 22 top lists Check
  10. 80 -

    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  11. 40 -

    American History X

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  12. 235 -

    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 16 top lists Check
  13. 234 -

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  14. 110 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  15. 53 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  16. 76 +1

    Avengers: Endgame

    2019, in 10 top lists Check
  17. 62 -

    Avengers: Infinity War

    2018, in 9 top lists Check
  18. 180 -

    Babam ve Oglum

    2005 — a.k.a. My Father and My Son, in 4 top lists Check
  19. 139 -

    Bacheha-Ye aseman

    1997 — a.k.a. Children of Heaven, in 10 top lists Check
  20. 36 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 24 top lists Check
  21. 197 -

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  22. 137 -

    Batman Begins

    2005, in 12 top lists Check
  23. 240 -

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 27 top lists Check
  24. 148 -

    A Beautiful Mind

    2001, in 10 top lists Check
  25. 191 +1

    Before Sunrise

    1995, in 12 top lists Check
  26. 241 -

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 16 top lists Check
  27. 210 -1

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 24 top lists Check
  28. 205 -

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 25 top lists Check
  29. 171 -

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 33 top lists Check
  30. 84 -

    Braveheart

    1995, in 20 top lists Check
  31. 173 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  32. 9 -

    Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

    1966 — a.k.a. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, in 26 top lists Check
  33. 48 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  34. 144 -

    Casino

    1995, in 11 top lists Check
  35. 196 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
  36. 49 -

    C'era una volta il West

    1968 — a.k.a. Once Upon a Time in the West, in 26 top lists Check
  37. 152 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  38. 22 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  39. 93 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  40. 41 -

    City Lights

    1931, in 33 top lists Check
  41. 109 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  42. 74 -

    Coco

    2017, in 13 top lists Check
  43. 217 -

    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 12 top lists Check
  44. 107 -

    Dangal

    2016, in 6 top lists Check
  45. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  46. 72 -

    The Dark Knight Rises

    2012, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 78 -

    Das Boot

    1981, in 15 top lists Check
  48. 57 -

    Das Leben der Anderen

    2006 — a.k.a. The Lives of Others, in 19 top lists Check
  49. 208 -

    Dead Poets Society

    1989, in 11 top lists Check
  50. 186 -

    The Deer Hunter

    1978, in 24 top lists Check
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