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 -

    Dances with Wolves

    1990, in 17 top lists Check
  2. 249 -

    Gandhi

    1982, in 16 top lists Check
  3. 248 -

    Dersu Uzala

    1975, in 12 top lists Check
  4. 247 -

    Aladdin

    1992, in 14 top lists Check
  5. 246 -

    The Help

    2011, in 6 top lists Check
  6. 245 -

    The Iron Giant

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  7. 244 -

    Life of Brian

    1979 — a.k.a. Monty Python's Life of Brian, in 19 top lists Check
  8. 243 -

    Persona

    1966, in 26 top lists Check
  9. 242 -

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 29 top lists Check
  10. 241 -

    The Sound of Music

    1965, in 25 top lists Check
  11. 240 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 27 top lists Check
  12. 238 -

    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 12 top lists Check
  13. 237 -

    Rebecca

    1940, in 24 top lists Check
  14. 236 -

    Amores perros

    2000, in 16 top lists Check
  15. 235 -2

    Babam ve Oglum

    2005 — a.k.a. My Father and My Son, in 4 top lists Check
  16. 234 +1

    The Grapes of Wrath

    1940, in 23 top lists Check
  17. 232 -

    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    2009, in 4 top lists Check
  18. 231 -

    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the...

    2003, in 13 top lists Check
  19. 230 -

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 28 top lists Check
  20. 229 -

    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 15 top lists Check
  21. 228 -

    To Be or Not to Be

    1942, in 24 top lists Check
  22. 227 -

    The Incredibles

    2004, in 13 top lists Check
  23. 226 -

    The Exorcist

    1973, in 26 top lists Check
  24. 225 -

    The Best Years of Our Lives

    1946, in 30 top lists Check
  25. 224 -

    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 25 top lists Check
  26. 223 -

    Pather Panchali

    1955, in 22 top lists Check
  27. 222 -

    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 36 top lists Check
  28. 221 -

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 17 top lists Check
  29. 220 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 10 top lists Check
  30. 219 -

    Network

    1976, in 14 top lists Check
  31. 218 -

    Rush

    2013, in 6 top lists Check
  32. 217 -

    Stand by Me

    1986, in 9 top lists Check
  33. 215 -

    The Terminator

    1984, in 22 top lists Check
  34. 214 -

    Spotlight

    2015, in 8 top lists Check
  35. 213 -

    Ratatouille

    2007, in 15 top lists Check
  36. 212 -

    Platoon

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  37. 211 -

    Rocky

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
  38. 209 -

    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 11 top lists Check
  39. 208 -

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
  40. 207 -

    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 27 top lists Check
  41. 206 -

    Dead Poets Society

    1989, in 12 top lists Check
  42. 205 -

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 26 top lists Check
  43. 204 -

    Jaws

    1975, in 28 top lists Check
  44. 203 -

    Monsters, Inc.

    2001, in 14 top lists Check
  45. 202 -1

    Room

    2015, in 8 top lists Check
  46. 201 +1

    How to Train Your Dragon

    2010, in 13 top lists Check
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    Mary and Max.

    2009 — a.k.a. Mary and Max, in 6 top lists Check
  48. 199 -

    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 25 top lists Check
  49. 198 -

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 22 top lists Check
  50. 197 -

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    1939, in 15 top lists Check
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