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. 5 -

    12 Angry Men

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  2. 202 -

    12 Years a Slave

    2013, in 19 top lists Check
  3. 82 +1

    3 Idiots

    2009, in 3 top lists Check
  4. 214 -

    Ah-ga-ssi

    2016 — a.k.a. The Handmaiden, in 9 top lists Check
  5. 138 -

    All About Eve

    1950, in 24 top lists Check
  6. 84 -

    Amadeus

    1984, in 22 top lists Check
  7. 78 -

    American Beauty

    1999, in 23 top lists Check
  8. 38 -

    American History X

    1998, in 10 top lists Check
  9. 229 -

    Amores perros

    2000 — a.k.a. Amores Perros, in 16 top lists Check
  10. 222 -

    Anand

    1971, in 3 top lists Check
  11. 232 -

    Andrey Rublev

    1966 — a.k.a. Andrei Rublev, in 29 top lists Check
  12. 118 -

    The Apartment

    1960, in 27 top lists Check
  13. 53 -

    Apocalypse Now

    1979, in 35 top lists Check
  14. 157 -

    Babam ve Oglum

    2005 — a.k.a. My Father and My Son, in 4 top lists Check
  15. 133 -

    Bacheha-Ye aseman

    1997 — a.k.a. Children of Heaven, in 10 top lists Check
  16. 197 -

    Barry Lyndon

    1975, in 23 top lists Check
  17. 248 -1

    La battaglia di Algeri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Battle of Algiers, in 27 top lists Check
  18. 141 -

    A Beautiful Mind

    2001, in 10 top lists Check
  19. 186 -

    Before Sunrise

    1995, in 12 top lists Check
  20. 237 -1

    Before Sunset

    2004, in 16 top lists Check
  21. 210 -

    Ben-Hur

    1959, in 24 top lists Check
  22. 79 -

    Braveheart

    1995, in 20 top lists Check
  23. 177 -

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    1957, in 29 top lists Check
  24. 49 -

    Casablanca

    1942, in 36 top lists Check
  25. 139 -

    Casino

    1995, in 11 top lists Check
  26. 189 -

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002, in 8 top lists Check
  27. 156 -

    Chinatown

    1974, in 28 top lists Check
  28. 22 -

    Cidade de Deus

    2002 — a.k.a. City of God, in 21 top lists Check
  29. 96 -

    Citizen Kane

    1941, in 36 top lists Check
  30. 43 -

    City Lights

    1931, in 33 top lists Check
  31. 107 -

    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 35 top lists Check
  32. 216 -

    Cool Hand Luke

    1967, in 11 top lists Check
  33. 4 -

    The Dark Knight

    2008, in 25 top lists Check
  34. 83 -1

    Das Boot

    1981, in 15 top lists Check
  35. 58 -

    Das Leben der Anderen

    2006 — a.k.a. The Lives of Others, in 19 top lists Check
  36. 207 -

    Dead Poets Society

    1989, in 11 top lists Check
  37. 184 -

    The Deer Hunter

    1978, in 24 top lists Check
  38. 42 -

    The Departed

    2006, in 19 top lists Check
  39. 164 -1

    Det sjunde inseglet

    1957 — a.k.a. The Seventh Seal, in 26 top lists Check
  40. 57 -

    Django Unchained

    2012, in 11 top lists Check
  41. 240 -1

    Dom za vesanje

    1988 — a.k.a. Time of the Gypsies, in 11 top lists Check
  42. 120 -

    Double Indemnity

    1944, in 34 top lists Check
  43. 246 -1

    Drishyam

    2015, in 1 top list Check
  44. 241 -

    Du rififi chez les hommes

    1955 — a.k.a. Rififi, in 17 top lists Check
  45. 143 -

    El laberinto del fauno

    2006 — a.k.a. Pan's Labyrinth, in 31 top lists Check
  46. 145 -

    El secreto de sus ojos

    2009 — a.k.a. The Secret in Their Eyes, in 10 top lists Check
  47. 161 -

    The Elephant Man

    1980, in 15 top lists Check
  48. 203 -

    Eskiya

    1996 — a.k.a. The Bandit, in 5 top lists Check
  49. 95 -

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    2004, in 27 top lists Check
  50. 236 +1

    Faa yeung nin wa

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