Best Movies of All Time


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412001: A Space Odyssey

A true masterpiece. Seeing this movie for the first time is a unbelievable experience. - miketm

This film is incredible, mostly because it transcends its label of being a "film", which is a feat that only a few pictures have ever achieved. It is an experience. Kubricks vision propelled decades beyond 1968, offering us the chance to contemplate our existence, the advancement of technology and why we are here. The stunning visuals hold up wonderfully even to this day, and the orchestral contribution can take you from awe and beauty, to fear of the unknown in minutes. A truly glorious and atmospheric depiction of what lies beyond.

Can't believe this is only number 128 when it's one of the deepest films ever made. Filled with messages and ahead of its time. Great special effects, everything about it is perfectly done. Stanley Kubrick is so underrated on this list, half of his films should be on here. - Virtuoso

Stanley kubrick is one of the best filmmakers ever

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42The Green Mile

Great movie, it has a mix of different genre's. Fantasy, Romance, Comedy, Drama, elements of Horror and it is a memorable movie that is an amazing achievement!

This is one of the best movies I have ever seen. This movies covers a great variety of genus. It's funny, make believe, lots of drama, passionate, tender, yet filled with criminal actions. Excellent movie, it will be hard to beat it.

This is one of the best movies I have ever seen! Some scenes are scary some funny and also some really sad. This movie combines the best of every genre of movie and moulds it together to make a brilliant film. Tom Hanks Plays a brilliant role (as he always does) which makes the film much more enjoyable. the whole cast were brilliant. this is the perfect film! No other film can come close. If you have a spare three hours in your life just check this film out.

Amazing movie loved it so much

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43The Shining

From Stanley THE MAN, the Shining is one his best movies. So dark, troubling, and haunting that it bothers you for years after you see it... A masterpiece of cinema and the greatest horror movie ever made.

Could you believe that this film was nominated for two golden raspberry awards? I'm not even kidding, it was. one for worst director (Stanley Kubrick) and the other for worst actress (Shelly Duvall). but we can agree that shelly wasn't that good of a performance in the movie because kubrick was so displeased with duvall on set that he immediately terrorized her and mistreated her to get the acting right. shelly being so stressed that some of her hair fell out.

I'm getting a little sidetracked here. so yes the shinning received mixed critical response for not being a conventional horror film and was nominated for two razzies.

But don't worry. when it was released on VHS critics immediately re-assessed it. even Roger Ebert saying it is one of the greatest horror films ever made, calling it "strangely disturbing".

I wish Stanley Kubrick didn't exclude the hedge animals from the book. In the book, there were 7 hedges that looked like animals and they came to life. They're not in the movie. I think they should have had this one scene where after danny runs outside from jack, he runs into the hedges that come to life, danny then closes his eyes hoping for them to go away just like he did with the twin girls. Then when he opens them the hedges are covered in blood, guts, and body parts which frightens danny. Now that would've been creative and scary.

Jack Nicholson

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44The Breakfast Club

This is my all-time favorite movie. It was in a way the beginning of the high school movie genre. It shows five very different students, united over the same cause; a terrible principal. The letter they gave him will be one of the greatest letters. Ever. It has its funny parts, its dramatic parts and too much to list.

I love this movie it tells the truth about how teenagers are seprated in high school.. in their own groups. How the friends from Jr. High just left you? and you all got your new friends... - kobebryant

FANTASTIC movie! Judd Nelson and Molly RIngwald's little relationship that started to form was the most adorable thing ever. When she gave him the earring that he was slamming earlier and he puts it in... GENIUS. I really wish that there were a sequel!

Love it. I can really relate to it

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Al Pacino is iconic. The Cuban in the suit is a phenomenon. A very colorful and comical crime classic.

Scarface was revolutionary at the time. Al Pacino 4 Me THe Best Actor next To Marlon Brando. This Movie deserves Nr 1 damn sure - copkiller

Favorited by many, this gangster epic is a top tale of how somebody can just crumble. Just remember when you reach the top, you can only come down.

Why is this so low?

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46The Departed

Martin Scorsese has perhaps directed his greatest film ever made! Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo DiCaprio give their best performance and no wonder why this movie won best picture of 2006!

The most intellectual insight, from two points of view, from an undercover in the Irish Mafia and another one inside the Boston State Police! Martin Scorsese directs a classic which brings a thrill and impresses all audiences!

Amazing movie. If you've seen it then you know it deserves better then 89

Perfect screen play ever

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Honestly one of the greatest and possibly the most timeless movie of all time! It kept people out of the water and it still scares people this very day! This was #5 on Empire Magazine 500 Greatest movies of all time!

This is within the top 5 movies of all time. It has scared people all around the world and is one of the most respected Horror/Thrillers. How can you forget such memorable performances, quotes and exceptional special effects

The greatest thriller of all time! I am not kidding, this movie really did scare people and was the ultimate Aqua Horror!

Probably the best shark movies of all time - zxm

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48The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Two Towers is probably inside the top ten greatest movies of all time. The most amazing action sequences you can find and much more epic than other action films

The movie is between the two towers of the best trilogy ever made - MatrixGuy

ndisputibly one of the best 3 movies of all time - contested only by the other 2 in the series

One of the best movies ever in this world

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If you can name a "classic" movie more quotable than this... Here's looking at you kid.

Come on you young people... Get some culture! I seen this movie when I was twenty, and no I am not that old. I seen it at a Film Festival. It has intrigue, humour, great acting and it's a fantastic story. Please take the time and watch it! Then you will understand it should be in the TOP TEN (at least, if not Number 1).

How can a movie named after one of the great lines from this movie be ranked at 62, while the real deal is at 78? The lines from this movie alone put it in the top ten! Play it again, Sam. We'll always have Paris. Of all the gin joints in the world, she has to walk into this one. This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. And yes, round up the usual suspects! This movie has EVERYTHING, move it up!

Classic legend - zxm

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50Requiem For a Dream

most disturbing movie with a climax so devastating that you think that the characters did'nt deserve this hell...

The best movie of all. It made me think about my life and what I want to get of my life. Really good movie!

Very well done disturbing and dramatic you can't look away

Wow. This movie is heart breaking and amazing, my all time favorite movie

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51The Hunger Games

I like how the intelligent comment has 0 likes, but the ones where people randomly use caps lock and say mostly unintelligible gibberish have several likes apiece - FaZeCain

Not only is it a great movie all in itself, but it conveys an important message. It teaches you to fight for what you believe in and that The corrupting force of power and privilege, the inhumanity of the mob, and how both conspire to make people do the unthinkable.

I love the hunger games but it kinda sad you should watch it please vote for the hunger games please THANK YOU IF you ARE GONNA VOTE FOR THE HUNGER GAMES

This movie is good, but that good? I think this franchise is overrated, but still better than a lot - Olive855

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52The Princess Bride

This is without a doubt the best movie of all the time. Disagreeing would be inconceivable. The word "best", well, clearly that word does not mean what you think it means if you don't vote for this movie.

Why don't more people know about this movie! Maybe it's too witty - there are so many cultural and historical references in the midst of the comedy that it has to be seen multiple times to truly appreciate.

Why is this excellent movie lower than THE HUNGER GAMES! That movie is severely overrated, The Princess Bride is a true masterpiece of a movie! - LarkwingFlight

A HILARIOUS cult classic that deserves a higher place on this list!

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5312 Angry Men

In every single way, the most interesting film of all time! It should be in everyone's top ten movies of all time. On IMDb this is rated 8.9/10 and is number 6 on the greatest films of all time, at least it has recognition on that site, not like here!

This drama setting in a jury room is one of the powerful dramas every. Shows you how one man can help save a persons life. I never get tired of watching this movie.

Definitely the greatest classic of all time. It is unique in its own way, and the acting was so incredible in this movie!

Top thirty films ever.

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54Finding Nemo

hehehe such a cute film =D "fish are friends, not food!" - Jeheffiner

In 20 years this movie will be a CLASSIC, love this movie

Just keep swimming just keep swimming what do we do we swim where's dory?

Love this movie this should be in the top 5

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55The Big Lebowski

More than just a stoner comedy, the Coen brothers were at their best with this film. Each viewing has revealed more and its honestly gotten funnier over time. I watch it at least once a month and cannot begin to describe how good it is. Hell, it even spawned its own religion! - nayrbsnilloc

Classic Coen Brothers film. Amazing dialogue and interweaving plots. Cult Classic.

how is this so low? it should be up there with the greats - Assassin

The best movie I've ever seen on so many levels

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56Reservoir Dogs

Brutal, clever, well plotted, loud, action packed. One of the only movies that truly got me to like the bad guys.

Really? 300? Jurassic park? Grown ups?!?

Each character was brilliantly different. Perfect dark humour and one of the best movie climaxes!

A masterpiece

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57It's a Wonderful Life

A timeless classic to be adored by all. "You want me to lasso the moon? ". A great romance and a heart warming movie for all!

This was a wonderful film with some of the best acting ever. How can films in the calibre of Dumb and Dumber be higher than this? In these ratings

It's a wonderful life is great. I don't even like the idea of having it in color. It's THE BEST in B&W!

No matter how many times you watch this film it pulls at your heart strings. When an angel gets its wings it always has me sobbing. Brilliant

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58The Usual Suspects

The amazing style of director Bryan Singer is definitely shown in his debut film, which has so much style and full of twists.

This should aso be voted for 'The Best Line In A Movie Ever'. Kevin Spacey says, ' The devil is so evil, he has convinced the world he doesn't exist' GENIUS is all I can say!

I just saw this film and it's amazing! Really good, well made and the acting is awesome. Kevin Spacey is amazing in this flick. his character is great. Just... great.
- walter34

How is this so low?

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The movie, story, soundtrack, animation and comedy is awesome! It got nominated 4 BEST ANIMATED AS WELL AS BEST MOVIE in the OSCARS!

This movie is amazing! Great choices for voice acting, and a phenomenal storyline!

Cool story and the ending makes me cry a lot. It's very realistic and teaches many valuable lessons in life.

I loved this movie so much, my favorite animated movie ever

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60Good Will Hunting

Original screen play and fantastic movie, people often forget that Forrest Gump and The Godfather, and so many other movies were originally books. Good Will Hunting was written by the actors and was still absolutely incredible, deserves a lot more credit than is given.

Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

I'm my opinion it's best move I have ever seen. Great acting by Robbin Williams.

Such a nice story - zxm

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