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 -1

    Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

    1927 — a.k.a. Sunrise, in 35 top lists Check
  2. 249 new

    Hera Pheri

    2000, in 1 top list Check
  3. 248 -

    Le notti di Cabiria

    1957 — a.k.a. Nights of Cabiria, in 19 top lists Check
  4. 247 -

    Du rififi chez les hommes

    1955 — a.k.a. Rififi, in 18 top lists Check
  5. 246 -2

    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 21 top lists Check
  6. 244 +1

    Paris, Texas

    1984, in 20 top lists Check
  7. 242 +1

    Trois couleurs: Rouge

    1994 — a.k.a. Three Colors: Red, in 20 top lists Check
  8. 241 -

    Fanny och Alexander

    1982 — a.k.a. Fanny and Alexander, in 23 top lists Check
  9. 240 -

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 16 top lists Check
  10. 239 -

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 27 top lists Check
  11. 238 -1

    Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro...

    1997 — a.k.a. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion, in 9 top lists Check
  12. 237 +1

    Kaze no tani no Naushika

    1984 — a.k.a. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, in 8 top lists Check
  13. 236 -

    It Happened One Night

    1934, in 28 top lists Check
  14. 235 -

    Rocky

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
  15. 234 -

    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 16 top lists Check
  16. 233 -2

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  17. 232 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 10 top lists Check
  18. 231 +2

    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 29 top lists Check
  19. 230 -

    Rush

    2013, in 6 top lists Check
  20. 229 -

    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 11 top lists Check
  21. 228 -1

    Monsters, Inc.

    2001, in 14 top lists Check
  22. 227 +1

    Rebecca

    1940, in 22 top lists Check
  23. 226 -1

    Life of Brian

    1979 — a.k.a. Monty Python's Life of Brian, in 19 top lists Check
  24. 224 -

    Spotlight

    2015, in 10 top lists Check
  25. 223 -2

    Platoon

    1986, in 21 top lists Check
  26. 222 -

    Eskiya

    1996 — a.k.a. The Bandit, in 5 top lists Check
  27. 221 -1

    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 14 top lists Check
  28. 220 -1

    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    2009, in 4 top lists Check
  29. 219 +4

    Gangs of Wasseypur

    2012, in 1 top list Check
  30. 217 -

    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 26 top lists Check
  31. 216 -

    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 11 top lists Check
  32. 215 -1

    Stand by Me

    1986, in 7 top lists Check
  33. 213 -

    Network

    1976, in 13 top lists Check
  34. 212 -

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 9 top lists Check
  35. 211 -2

    Million Dollar Baby

    2004, in 12 top lists Check
  36. 210 +1

    Höstsonaten

    1978 — a.k.a. Autumn Sonata, in 9 top lists Check
  37. 209 +1

    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 26 top lists Check
  38. 208 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 24 top lists Check
  39. 207 -

    Dead Poets Society

    1989, in 11 top lists Check
  40. 206 -

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 21 top lists Check
  41. 205 -

    How to Train Your Dragon

    2010, in 12 top lists Check
  42. 204 -

    The Big Lebowski

    1998, in 25 top lists Check
  43. 203 -

    12 Years a Slave

    2013, in 19 top lists Check
  44. 201 -

    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 26 top lists Check
  45. 200 -

    To Be or Not to Be

    1942, in 23 top lists Check
  46. 198 -

    Hacksaw Ridge

    2016, in 7 top lists Check
  47. 197 -1

    Gone Girl

    2014, in 10 top lists Check
  48. 196 +1

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  49. 195 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 9 top lists Check
  50. 194 -

    In the Name of the Father

    1993, in 6 top lists Check
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