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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    What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    1962, in 13 top lists Check
  2. 249 new

    Akira

    1988, in 20 top lists Check
  3. 248 -1

    Dog Day Afternoon

    1975, in 20 top lists Check
  4. 247 +2

    Song of the Sea

    2014, in 7 top lists Check
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    The Exorcist

    1973, in 26 top lists Check
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    Beauty and the Beast

    1991, in 18 top lists Check
  7. 244 +1

    Paris, Texas

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    Da hong deng long gao gao gua

    1991 — a.k.a. Raise the Red Lantern, in 19 top lists Check
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the...

    2003, in 12 top lists Check
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    Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta

    1986 — a.k.a. Castle in the Sky, in 11 top lists Check
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    Before Sunset

    2004, in 16 top lists Check
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    Jaws

    1975, in 26 top lists Check
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    Les diaboliques

    1955 — a.k.a. Diabolique, in 19 top lists Check
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    2014, in 9 top lists Check
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    The Wizard of Oz

    1939, in 34 top lists Check
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    The Help

    2011, in 5 top lists Check
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    Groundhog Day

    1993, in 19 top lists Check
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    Donnie Darko

    2001, in 21 top lists Check
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    Faa yeung nin wa

    2000 — a.k.a. In the Mood for Love, in 27 top lists Check
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    Gandhi

    1982, in 15 top lists Check
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    La haine

    1995 — a.k.a. La Haine, in 14 top lists Check
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    The Maltese Falcon

    1941, in 26 top lists Check
  23. 228 +1

    Ah-ga-ssi

    2016 — a.k.a. The Handmaiden, in 7 top lists Check
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    The Terminator

    1984, in 21 top lists Check
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    The Grapes of Wrath

    1940, in 22 top lists Check
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    Dead Poets Society

    1989, in 10 top lists Check
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    Monsters, Inc.

    2001, in 16 top lists Check
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    Rang De Basanti

    2006, in 4 top lists Check
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    1969, in 22 top lists Check
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    Rocky

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
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    Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro...

    1997 — a.k.a. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion, in 9 top lists Check
  32. 219 +1

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 22 top lists Check
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    The Princess Bride

    1987, in 18 top lists Check
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    La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

    1928 — a.k.a. The Passion of Joan of Arc, in 27 top lists Check
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    Kaze no tani no Naushika

    1984 — a.k.a. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, in 8 top lists Check
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    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 28 top lists Check
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    2011, in 10 top lists Check
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    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 14 top lists Check
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    Spotlight

    2015, in 8 top lists Check
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    Les quatre cents coups

    1959 — a.k.a. The 400 Blows, in 25 top lists Check
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    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 8 top lists Check
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    Le salaire de la peur

    1953 — a.k.a. The Wages of Fear, in 24 top lists Check
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    Eskiya

    1996 — a.k.a. The Bandit, in 5 top lists Check
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    Rush

    2013, in 6 top lists Check
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    Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    2009, in 3 top lists Check
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    Logan

    2017, in 7 top lists Check
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    Mad Max: Fury Road

    2015, in 16 top lists Check
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    Prisoners

    2013, in 6 top lists Check
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    Hotel Rwanda

    2004, in 10 top lists Check
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    Before Sunrise

    1995, in 12 top lists Check
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