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. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  2. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  3. 13 -

    Inception

    2010, in 19 top lists Check
  4. 15 -

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
  5. 11 -

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  6. 14 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    2002, in 24 top lists Check
  7. 7 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 26 top lists Check
  8. 10 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 27 top lists Check
  9. 25 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 38 top lists Check
  10. 213 -1

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 9 top lists Check
  11. 87 -

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
  12. 36 -

    Back to the Future

    1985, in 24 top lists Check
  13. 85 -

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  14. 52 -

    Alien

    1979, in 28 top lists Check
  15. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 40 top lists Check
  16. 73 -

    Aliens

    1986, in 22 top lists Check
  17. 3 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  18. 88 -

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    1968, in 42 top lists Check
  19. 37 -

    Psycho

    1960, in 38 top lists Check
  20. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  21. 137 -1

    Batman Begins

    2005, in 12 top lists Check
  22. 48 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  23. 109 -1

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  24. 72 -

    The Dark Knight Rises

    2012, in 7 top lists Check
  25. 167 -1

    Jurassic Park

    1993, in 22 top lists Check
  26. 6 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  27. 205 -1

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 25 top lists Check
  28. 171 -1

    Blade Runner

    1982, in 33 top lists Check
  29. 93 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 37 top lists Check
  30. 12 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  31. 26 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  32. 21 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 34 top lists Check
  33. 66 -

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop...

    1964, in 33 top lists Check
  34. 176 -1

    Finding Nemo

    2003, in 16 top lists Check
  35. 50 -

    Rear Window

    1954, in 30 top lists Check
  36. 178 -1

    Gone with the Wind

    1939, in 30 top lists Check
  37. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  38. 20 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 26 top lists Check
  39. 80 -

    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  40. 147 -1

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  41. 89 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 26 top lists Check
  42. 63 -

    The Shining

    1980, in 26 top lists Check
  43. 81 -

    Toy Story

    1995, in 25 top lists Check
  44. 92 -

    Vertigo

    1958, in 40 top lists Check
  45. 53 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  46. 179 -1

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    2003, in 18 top lists Check
  47. 38 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  48. 16 -

    The Matrix

    1999, in 28 top lists Check
  49. 28 -

    Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

    2001 — a.k.a. Spirited Away, in 38 top lists Check
  50. 112 -1

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 32 top lists Check
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