Best Movies of All Time


The greatest films ever to grace the screen. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Forrest Gump
My all time favorite! Never feel boredom to watch again and again
A true masterpiece. This movie is a real thing of beauty, inspirational and superb. A lot of us could and should look up to Forrest Gump.
Forrest Gump and 2nd goes together like peas and carrots
[Newest]I watch this since I 4!
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2The Godfather
No doubt the best movie of all time. This has one of the better casts ever in a movie.
Great Movie, has everything a movie should have, and more.
This is 100% the best movie of all time...
I know all those Citizen Kanes or Casablancas but hey,
Marlon Brando's got an offer you can't refuse...
Best acting(both brando and Al Pacino) as well as direction... Best quotes of all time...
What else can I say it's the whole life of a godfather in the film
I wished that Al Pacino could shy away from The Godfather. I have watched Jack & Jill with Adam Sandler and Al Pacino.


[Newest]Take this off the list. Don Juan DeMarco is way more better than this because it had Johnny Depp. I have part 2 of the saga on Blu-ray which had Robert DeNiro (Righteous Kill, Meet the Parents and Heat).
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3The Dark Knight
Best comic book movie ever made. Ledger was damn mesmerizing as the psychopathic Joker. Bale delivers a great Batman and the best Bruce Wayne. His Batman would've been best if it had not been for the voice, although I enjoyed listening to it. It's just that I've never imagined Batman talking like thAT. Easily beats every comic book movie ever made, except maybe Batman 3 which is currently in the process of getting made. Just my Humble Opinion.
One of the finest performances of the villain and great screen play by Nolan brothers
its one of the greatest movie I have ever seen
[Newest]Very good movie I really loved it.
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4The Shawshank Redemption
Fantastic movie! Well acted, well plotted, well filmed. Such a beauty to watch over and over.
No love intrest, no car chase, no big battle, no great views of the country, but the best tale you will ever find on film, a wonderful story with things that will chill and warm you. This has only one problem, you can only see it the first time once
This is my favorite movie of all time. Stephen King's best.
The Godfather is my second, though. So I understand the choice.
[Newest]The closest to perfection any movie has achieved so far.

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5The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
come on there is no greater movie ever made its that simple you will never experiense any better movie in your whole life
Have them all as well as the books.
Greatest films ever.
Films above go away.
Keep voting!
best movie ever, the fighting sequels were great and the action was great better than harry potter
[Newest]Best battle scenes you will ever see. Accompanied by an incredible story. Absolute masterpiece.
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I really love this movie! Because this movie proves me one thing that love can last forever!
I fell in love with Jack and the story. It made me cry. I wish I could have marry a guy like Jack. A guy who would teach me things, love me so much, and would do everything just for me. Keep voting!
The movie has really a catchy factor, even though I haven't finished watching because the electric current went off, I still watched the 3/4 of the song and I really love it... I like the story of how they met and how love was eternity for both of them! The story is exemplary, it is so sweet...
[Newest]This movie so nice and lovely
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7Pulp Fiction
I'm surprised that this movie and indeed none of the quentin tarantino movies are in the top 10
Everything in Pulp Fiction is GREAT! The actors, the script, the music, the chronology. It's the masterpiece of a genius and the best movie ever. Period!
The most innovative film since Raging Bull. The greatest use of a non-linear plot structure ever. Tarantino brilliantly transfers an Elmore Leonard style of dialogue to the screen. Samuel L. Jackson has one of the most menacing, yet emotionally resonant performances ever put to film, and yes it is also freakin hilarious. Forrest Gump and Titanic are tone-deaf films made for the lowest common denominator.
[Newest]Best movie of all time, brilliant director, brilliant actors, brilliant script, brilliant music, the list goes on and on.
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8Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
The level with which I identified with these characters, the insane suspense during the final scenes, wanting everything to turn out okay and knowing that it just CAN'T. I will never forget the first time I saw this. And it's just as good the 100th time around.
I'm a MAJOR STAR WARS fan and this is one of the three greatest movies of all time (I think)
It was tough to choose, but in the end...
[Newest]Who the heck voted on this list! It's Star Wars!
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9Fight Club
When I first heard about fight club, all I thought it would be was just a few men fighting and nothing more. I then went to watch the film AND IT BLEW ME AWAY! It was absolutely incredible and really made you think. The story line, the characters, the twist at the end is just incredible. Easily the greatest film ever!
Gritty and brutal but it makes you think and it is so well thought out, produced and acted that it is nothing short of a masterpiece that can be viewed time and time again.
Every time I see this movie I just want to start a fight with someone. The story is great and really makes you think about the person you are and the person you want to be.
[Newest]One of the best movies
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10Saving Private Ryan
The first 10 minutes of this movie is visually and emotionally stunning.
I loved it, this my fave, the first 20 minutes is awesome
Love it. This my fave, it ties with like 12 other movies, but I just voted for this one.


[Newest]Should be closer to number one. Goes right to your heart.

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This is the best science fiction movie in the world. After watching the I wonder about the concept of this movie. If anyone understand the movie correctly I trust that he/she will tell it is the best of the best movie in fiction science. This is outstanding, I watch it many time. Movie rating is always not a factor, but seriously this movie awesome.
I have watched it many times still the feeling of this movie is same.
great concept. I wonder why this movie is not rated has best movie. According to me it is the best movie
The special effect is stunning.. Can't imagine someone enter your mind and playing inside..
[Newest]This is one of my favorite movies of all time. The acting is extraordinary, and the director is literally a genius. I love the story, and everything about it. It is like a dream within a dream within a dream within a dream. I love the non gravity things and the time differences, and the never ending staircase. Most of all I love the ending. The main character gets to go home and be with his children and then you see the spinning top and you're like that "uh oh". It is a phenomenon.
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12The Matrix
Totally the best movie ever! You really feel apart of this movie, and that it really is like true life. But not. The Matrix has you! Neo is the coolest! And the effects are mind blowing!
The matrix is just the best film. It just is, and it made me wonder whether this world actually exists. I can't believe it is only rated here!
Parallels the most important events in modern history - being perpetrated right now. We've been kept in the dark for far too long, like those in the Matrix not ready to be unplugged. Dare to learn the truth and take the red pill. But remember, all I am offering is the truth, nothing more. Do separate searches on YouTube: agenda 21, Ron Paul, economic collapse, Bilderberg, Alex Jones, Jesse Ventura, Judge Napalitano. Volumes of overwhelming evidence. And then no, you won't be able to go back. But if you could, would you really want to?
[Newest]The best movie I have ever seen in my whole entire life.
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13Star Wars
The sci fi classic that paved the way for a lot of action classics and also launched the greatest franchise in history.
This should be in the top 20 somewhere and it is the beginning of the world's biggest franchise of all time! Give it some recognition on this list, it is a legend!
STAR WARS... I mean, I really don't need to say anything else. Oh and also HAN SHOT FIRST!
[Newest]What? Harry blooper better than star wars?

14Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Its really a good movie and has a well built story. I'm voting this because it is my last harry potter movie and I will really miss Harry Potter. Vote for this harry fans
Can't believe this film at this position. This is really an amazing movie... Might be not in top 3 but it expect at-least the top 10 position. Please potter fans vote for this film.. And surely we are going to miss harry a lot.. Please if you can vote and comment..
Oh please! This movie here? I really expected it on at least top 3. A good movie, could have been made better, as expectations were running very high from die hard potter fans like me.
[Newest]This should be number one. All of those other movies might be awesome but this pushes them to the dust. Harry Potter is one of those stories that stays with you forever. It is a story that makes you cry sometimes, and laugh, and smile, and scream, "NOO, that did not just happen! " I have loved this series for my whole life, and will love it forever. Please vote for it. It would mean a lot.
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15Back to the Future
why isn't this higher!? every actor is so genius! the script is so hilarious. I quote it everyday. and it was such great effects for when it was filmed. I simply love it ")


Everytime you watch it you spot something different. Very funny script! "Hey Lorraine if you ever have a kid that acts that way I will dis-own you"
Amazing movie, amazing script, amazing actors. The best movie period.
[Newest]Shame, this is on such a high rank. Just hated it. It's bull among the others.

Maximus to Commodus: "My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."

Most bad ass quote of all time
This has to have the best series of fighting scenes ever, and just the story alone is a really good story, why its not at the top I don't know.
Russel Crowe did great acting
And its one of my best movie
He didn't gave up because he loved his family and he wanted revenge
[Newest]It's dramatic and the line of you are already dead I loved it show your kids any day best movie
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17The Lion King
My all time favorite movie. I could live forever with only this to watch.


Hakuna Matta... What a Wonderful Phrase... It Means no worries for the rest of your Days!
[Newest]Hyenas Were The Best Characters

18The Wizard of Oz
This movie is a classic why is this so low on the list, why, I mean this movie is brilliant, it takes me back to a simpler time and place.
When Dorothy opens the door into Munchkin land... I still loose my breath
This movie is one of the greatest films with excellent actors and with a wonderful Judy as Dorothy Gale. A pure masterpiece.
[Newest]Somewhere over the rainbow bluebirds fly!

19Schindler's List
Profound... History telling in a manner that is bound to leave you thinking and pondering over a lot of questions... From who are we as humans? Are we able to forgive and to share the bond that humanity is all about... Why do we fight when it belongs to no one and yet to all of us.. And yes to see a man crying for the rings he wore... That could have saved someones life is definitely beautiful...
A great way to show the impact of a true tragedy. My daughter sat with her Daughter and watched it about 4 times, the first couple stopping and explaining the historic relevance. My Grand Daughter has some learning disabilities and they planned to watch the movie in school. I am proud to say My Granddaughter was the only one in the class able to discuss the movie and according to the Teacher was able to help the other students understand more about an awful time in history. It is well worth watching and re watching especially with children so they understand. After all those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
Just recently watched this movie, and I can say it is absolutely one of the top ten movies I have ever seen in my life. Not too heartretching, but enough, but the character of a man who was wise and by his wisdom acted out a roll that saved many. He did not become evil or even kill evil, he used his talents, wealth, and wisdom to save others. Bravo to this man and Bravo to the writer, and thank you for the experience. With many murders in this day and age, how to not agree with but continue a path of the greater good, and to use it for the greater good had an amazing payoff. I just say WOW!
[Newest]Absolute masterpiece! Feels like you are watching real World war days.
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20Marvel's The Avengers
This movie was the perfect creation. It was made at the perfect time of the Marvel character development stage, and with modern technology, comic book heroes with the incredible depth and allure of imaginative geniuses came to life. With the vast data pool of Marvel knowledge collected by most to see and enjoy The Avengers, they will only ever see it as THE compliment to the universe Marvel Studios has created. With a refreshing mix of action, comedy, emotion, predictability, and unpredictability, it creates new pathways and ties in others, and leaves you only wanting more.
The plot was perfect. The animation was completely amazed me. It reached a big success in super hero movies. Defeat the other else income if I could say so...
I don't even know why this isn't on the list. This movie has been recognized internationally as the best movie ever made, not to mention the extensive budget used in it. Basically, it has a platoon of great actors. I mean, please: Robert Downey Jr, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, etc...
[Newest]I like this because it's story was clean and great.

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This list was created 9 years, 192 days ago and has been voted on over 64,000 times. This top ten list contains 1,816 items, has been remixed 427 times and has been blogged about 15 times.

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