IMDb's Top 250

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An official iCheckMovies list.

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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. 11 -

    Fight Club

    1999, in 17 top lists Check
  2. 8 -

    Pulp Fiction

    1994, in 37 top lists Check
  3. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 24 top lists Check
  4. 1 -

    The Shawshank Redemption

    1994, in 21 top lists Check
  5. 100 -

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 27 top lists Check
  6. 85 -

    Inglourious Basterds

    2009, in 15 top lists Check
  7. 2 -

    The Godfather

    1972, in 39 top lists Check
  8. 12 -

    Forrest Gump

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  9. 20 -

    Se7en

    1995, in 25 top lists Check
  10. 80 -

    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  11. 108 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  12. 164 +1

    V for Vendetta

    2005, in 8 top lists Check
  13. 90 -

    Reservoir Dogs

    1992, in 25 top lists Check
  14. 21 -

    The Silence of the Lambs

    1991, in 33 top lists Check
  15. 47 -

    The Prestige

    2006, in 13 top lists Check
  16. 39 -

    The Lion King

    1994, in 24 top lists Check
  17. 31 -

    Léon

    1994 — a.k.a. Léon: The Professional, in 22 top lists Check
  18. 169 +1

    The Truman Show

    1998, in 13 top lists Check
  19. 17 -

    Goodfellas

    1990, in 30 top lists Check
  20. 18 -

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    1975, in 33 top lists Check
  21. 45 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 19 top lists Check
  22. 5 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  23. 146 -

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  24. 3 -

    The Godfather: Part II

    1974, in 30 top lists Check
  25. 6 -

    Schindler's List

    1993, in 33 top lists Check
  26. 97 -

    Requiem for a Dream

    2000, in 20 top lists Check
  27. 40 -

    American History X

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  28. 155 -

    No Country for Old Men

    2007, in 22 top lists Check
  29. 34 -1

    The Usual Suspects

    1995, in 21 top lists Check
  30. 43 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 25 top lists Check
  31. 110 -

    Taxi Driver

    1976, in 31 top lists Check
  32. 170 -1

    Trainspotting

    1996, in 17 top lists Check
  33. 22 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  34. 174 -

    Fargo

    1996, in 25 top lists Check
  35. 26 -

    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
  36. 29 -

    The Green Mile

    1999, in 14 top lists Check
  37. 53 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  38. 231 -

    Into the Wild

    2007, in 9 top lists Check
  39. 58 -

    Django Unchained

    2012, in 11 top lists Check
  40. 68 -

    Oldeuboi

    2003 — a.k.a. Oldboy, in 31 top lists Check
  41. 145 -

    There Will Be Blood

    2007, in 19 top lists Check
  42. 106 -

    Full Metal Jacket

    1987, in 17 top lists Check
  43. 48 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  44. 87 -

    Good Will Hunting

    1997, in 9 top lists Check
  45. 195 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 8 top lists Check
  46. 23 -

    La vita è bella

    1997 — a.k.a. Life Is Beautiful, in 20 top lists Check
  47. 33 +1

    The Pianist

    2002, in 20 top lists Check
  48. 161 -

    The Sixth Sense

    1999, in 20 top lists Check
  49. 147 -

    A Beautiful Mind

    2001, in 10 top lists Check
  50. 186 -

    Gran Torino

    2008, in 8 top lists Check
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