Top Ten Best Roller Coasters


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The Top Ten

Mellinium Force - Cedar Point USA
It's pretty much unarguable. Not only is this Gigacoaster 310 feet tall, and 93 mph fast, but its' revolutionary! It may not have inversions, but every single drop and turn is smooth, and the view from the top of the lift hill is simply beautiful.


Wow... This coaster is amazing. One time, I stuck at the VERY top of the first hill, and I almost PEED MY PANTS LIKE A LITTLE BABY! Was it worth it, yes, very much worth the almost peeing experience.
ok go to cedar point your life will change. This is the best ride there. Dragster a close second
[Newest]Best ride 10 10 better then kingda ka

2X2 - Six Flags Magic Mountain USA
This isn't just a roller coaster. It's an invention. There are very few 4th dimension coasters in the world, and this is probably the greatest of them. By the way, a 4th dimension coaster is a ride in which the seats run on the side of the track, and they can spin on a horizontal axis.


This coaster is better then any coaster in the world
It's the world's first 4th dimension roller coaster.
It has the world's tallest flying drop.
And has a fire effect.
And has the best soundtrack


X x x 222... X x x 222...
Best rollercoaster soundtrack EVER! It's as if they're mocking the riders!
When it makes a 360 degree circle while you are moving!

3El Toro - Six Flags Great Adventure USA
Millennium is amazing, but it is not very intense. I'll give up a little height and speed if it's for an airtime buffet as seen on El Toro!
My actual favorite is Millennium Force. But El Toro BELOW the Voyage!? Come on, people. SFGA's coasters are underrated. I don't even see Nitro in the top ten!


4Space Mountain - Disneyland USA
This ride is overrated nothing is fun about it (to me)
It's epic and there's a great atmosphere... no, I'm not charging you for that terrible pun.
This is not a good rollercoaster. All you do is spin around in the dark at 30 miles per hour


5The Voyage - Holiday World USA
For years upon years, this wooden classic has been voted the best coaster of it's kind. It's one of rides that doesn't need too much of a resin to be great - it's just overall fun and exciting!


It is literally ranked No.1 among all roller coasters. I mean, who can forget the GIGANTIC drop at the beginning


6Nemesis - Alton Towers, England
One extreme coaster! Mind-Blowingly quick.


The best roller coaster I have ever ridden!
This coaster is possibly the best b and m in the world better than raptor the zero g rolls are the best and the blood added to the river

7Bizarro - Six Flags New England USA
Going on this ride 3 times in a row at night is the only way to ride
The idea here is scenery. The ride is tall and fast. But the props and effects are even better!


I felt like I was shot out of a cannon.


8The Incredible Hulk - Universal Islands of Adventure USA

9Kingda Ka - Six Flags Great Adventure USA
The best part of the ride is just waiting to go. You sit on this launch pad, staring at this long track leading up to a huge tower. The anticipation is even greater in the front car. The launch is just plain sick.
It is insane because it is the highest and you launch 452 feet straight up. and then you go down with a twist along the way
I thought it would be higher on the list, I'm always wrong
[Newest]I saw this ride and my reaction was Nope no thanks

10Intimidator 305 - Kings Dominion USA
The g-forces are in fact so high that people were blacking out (I actually blacked out the second time I rode it)! But it's still an amazingly revolutionary ride. This 305-foot Gigacoaster marked a new era in the coaster world.


Best ride ever. You can see like half of Virginia from the top
A great ride so intense though

The Contenders

11Maverick - Cedar Point USA
Maverick is no doubt the best coaster in the world. Your probably looking at the stats like: 105 feet? That is pathetic!, Cedar Point wanted to prove bigger is not always better, and boy they did. Maverick has no doubt the best element combonation on any rollercoaster. Maverick starts off with a VERY fast lift to the top, dropping you BEYOND vertical at 95 degrees!, next Maverick takes you threw very intense twisty turns, then an EJECTOR airtime hill of awesomeness!, then two twisted horseshoe rolls, that are very rare, next you stop into a 400ft long tunnel and launched at 70mph! Out of the tunnel, you come into a large turn and then followed by an S-Curve, after that two intense 92 degree overbanked turns, an airtime hill and finish! All Millennium Force has is a gigantic drop and speed, it has little to NO airtime whatsoever, long boring overbanked turns. don't get me wrong I LOVE Millennium Force, it just doesn't deserve one, Maverick does.

12Steel Dragon 2000 - Nagashima Spa Land Japan
The tallest, fastest, and longest roller coaster in the world! Other coasters are taller but none are longer!

13Rock 'n' Roller Coaster - Disney's Hollywood Studios, USA
This should be 1 my favorite ride at disney
Disneys only ride with inversions and you also get to listen to Aerosmith. YEAH BABY!
Well, you can yell to the music :P


14Space Shuttle - Enchanted Kingdom Philippines

15Apollo's Chariot - Busch Gardens Williamsburg USA
Best ride ever! I think I'm in love with B&M hyper coasters. The drop is awesome, the airtime is great, and the trains are insanely comfortable. Before this one my favorite was the Diamondback at Kings Island, but now I see the true king is Apollo's Chariot. Seriously a must ride!
I went on this ride with a friend who said not to freak out just scream on the first two hills! It was my first time on a big roller coaster and it was great! Perfect for a first try on bug coasters.
I went on this with my friend after we rode Roman Rapids and it was so coold but we loved it and we put are hands up in the front row.

16Intimidator - Carowinds USA
I ride this ride almost every week I have the hat for it and it's the smoothest ride ever. Love the first hill.
It made me love roller coasters. I was terrified of them until I rode this.
1. Should be intimidator 2 kingda ka

17Raging Bull - Six Flags Great America USA

18Leviathan - Canada's Wonderland
This is the most epic Rollercoasters on earth.
:) <3!
Kats and more Kats rawr I vicous

19The Swarm - Thorpe Park UK
Incredible roller coaster with an incredible set!

20Speed Monster - Tusenfryd Norway
the Americans must be told about this one.


21The Smiler - Alton Towers UK
Just awesome in uk roller coasters standards
Tough to beat, 14 inversions
I don't think there'd ever be a coaster topping 14 inversions. There kinda is a smile in the ride

22Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit - Universal Studios Florida USA
Absolutely amazing, love this rollercoaster and would recomend it to anyone! ABrilliant ride:)!

23Dragster - Cedar Point USA
Although kingda ka is the highest coaster, top thrill dragster is a close second.
I don't get how Kingda Ka is better. Lap bars are where it's at! Who cares about an extra 8 mph and 36 ft when you are put in a shoulder harness?

24Colossus - Thorpe Park UK

25Cheetah Hunt - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

26Eejanaika - Fuji-Q Highland Japan

27Magnum XL-200 - Cedar Point USA

28Goliath - Six Flags Magic Mountain USA
Goliath is one of the tallest, fastest, and most inversions on a wooden coaster a major thrill
I will go on this all day it is to tall to resist!

29Th13teen - Alton Towers UK

30Inferno - Thorpe Park UK
An inverted Coaster at Thorpe Park! This intence Coaster had to be on the list it squeezed into second and is currently the UK's 3rd top Roller Coaster!


31Griffon - Busch Gardens Williamsburg USA

32Manta - SeaWorld Orlando USA
ONE BLOODY HELL OF A RIDE flying around the brand spanking new Sea World coaster is a knitmare to be had!


33Fujiyama - Fuji-Q Highland Japan

34Matterhorn Bobsleds - Disneyland
What makes this roller coaster so special is that this is the ride that influenced others to make steel type roller coasters too! It is the first steel tubular roller coaster in the world! I simply love this attraction! It sure makes me want to yodel!

35California Screamin - Disney California Adventure USA

36Kraken - SeaWorld Orlando USA
NO FLOOR OMG! Kraken is a legend and at Sea World Orlando you can exoerience it!


37Air - Alton Towers UK
This is a really cool ride. I went on it three times in one day.


lets fly this ride is Alton Towers's best achivement eva


38Sheikra - Busch Gardens Tampa USA
Arguably the world's most adrenerline packed ride but this is Busch Gardens's eagle! Its sommet else dude...


Most awesome ride in the world even though it is very short.

39Dragon Challenge - Islands of Adventure USA

40Kong - Six Flags Discovery Kingdom USA

41Infusion - Blackpool Pleasure Beach UK

42The Beast - Kings Island
Best wooden coaster ever! It goes up a 110 foot tall hill very slowly, then plunges you into a dark tunnel. Then you emerge out of it and go down and up a hill, getting deeper and deeper into the woods. Then you go through a tunnel again and climb up another hill. Then you plunge down into a 570 degree helix.
Not only is it the longest wooden coaster in the world (7,359 feet of wooden track), it's a classic.


43Oblivion - Alton Towers, England

44Titan - Six Flags Over Texas USA
It's the same thing as Goliath except Titan has another helix and it is taller and a little bit faster too. This thing is over a mile long, and it is the most bad ass ride in Texas and the world! I always feel something awesome every time I ride it.

45Mr. Freeze - Six Flags Over Texas USA

46Revolution - Six Flags Magic Mountain USA
The world's first loop and one of the best looping coasters I have been on!

47Nitro - Six Flags Great Adventure USA

48Phantom's Revenge - Kennywood USA
I love this coaster! It most likely doesn't have that many votes because kennywood isn't that large in pittsburg, but this is an awesome rollercoaster

49Hades - Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park USA
Dude Hades 360 replaced hades

50Behemoth - Canada's Wonderland

51Superman: Ultimate Flight - Six Flags Great Adventure
The tallest heartline roll in the world with 5 inversions is awesome!
This ride is so great you don't realize your 415 ft in the air!

52Xcelerator - Knotts Berry Farm, USA
Always a great thrill. I love it. WAY better than stealth.
What a crash in 2009 llol
Whoever made the crash comment I know your just kiddjng, but that is like laughing at a death luckily only his leg ripped off but he almost died.


53Mystery Mine - Dollywood, USA

54Outlaw Run - Silver Dollar City USA

55Fury 325 - Carowinds, USA
I Know It's Not Open Yet I Posted It Here For The Summer And Beyond.
Tallest giga coaster opening in Spring 2015.

56Expedition GEForce - Holiday Park Germany

57Riddler's Revenge - Six Flags Magic Mountain, USA

58New Texas Giant - Six Flags Over Texas USA

59Banshee - Kings Island USA
Smooth and fast with 7 inversions!

60Magnum - Cedar Point USA

61Stealth - Thorpe Park UK
hm... speed and speed and also it has speed and also a mighty 200f drop the UK's top Roller Coaster since 2005! This is STEALTH baby yehhhh


62Fahrenheit - Hersheypark, USA

63Mindbender - Galaxyland Canada

64Fire In the Hole - Silver Dollar City, USA

65Montu - Busch Gardens Tampa USA

66Silver Bullet - Knott's Berry Farm
Best ride ever! Who knew a half-inversion existed

67Full Throttle - Six Flags Magic Mountain USA
The largest, best looping coaster in the world! The best 20 seconds on a roller coaster in my life!
Out of all the roller coasters I have been on none had me upside down for 3 seconds!

68The Ultimate - Lightwater Valley UK
Brilliant ride. Apparently has a world record for being 1.5 miles long. There is also cliffhangers E.G. dump into forest, giant plunge at beginning. Enjoy the ride!
Fave ride of all.

69Thunderhawk - Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom USA

70Rita - Alton Towers UK

71Raptor - Cedar Point USA
Not as good as silver bullet but the best inverted coaster ever! Here are my top 3 1Silver Bullet 2Raptor 3Batman the ride

72Gemini - Cedar Point USA

73Colussus - Six Flags Magic Mountain USA

74Kumba - Busch Gardens Tampa USA
This is one hell of a looping Coaster and it seems like it never ends going into 7 intence tight inversions! Location... Busch Gardens Africa (busch gardens tampa)


75Desperado - Buffalo Bill's Hotel and Casino USA

76GhostRider - Knott's Berry Farm, USA
My Favorite Wooden Rollercoaster

77Montezooma's Revenge - Knott's Berry Farm
A great ride for you if you want to go a loop and drop backwards!

78Boomerang - Knott's Berry Farm
My favorite ride ever I made it my record when I went on it

79Jaguar - Knott's Berry Farm
A great roller coaster that doesn't have a high degree angle drop but it is long and fast but not that high but the angle of the drop makes it a long drop. A good family ride to go on it beats lots and lots of family roller coaster records. One of my favorites at the park

80Vortex - Kings Island USA
Good: My home Looper
Bad: Rough and old and painful

81Diamondback - Kings Island USA

82Wild Eagle - Dollywood USA

83Firehawk - Kings Island, USA
This is definitely a really unique coaster. You go up the hill headfirst, laying on your back. The track flips over, and it makes you feel, literally, like you're flying.

84Batman - Six Flags Great Adventure
My 1st big roller coaster

85Mr. Freeze Reverse Blast ~ Six Flags St. Louis
Now I did the research. Let me reword it:

First, you go backwards going from 0-70 MPH in 3.8 seconds. Then you go through AN inversion (an inside top hat) until you reach a 218 ft. high 90 degree angle. Then you do the ride forwards.


First, you go backwards going from 0-70 MPH in 4 seconds. Then you go through a couple of loops until you reach a 122 ft. high 90 degree angle. Then you do the ride forwards.


86Shockwave - Six Flags Over Texas USA

87Storm Runner - Hershey Park USA

88The Twister - Lightwater Valley UK
Brill. Especially twists while drops (like Supreme Waltzers with drops).

89Thunderbird - Holiday World USA

90Boulder Dash - Lake Compounce
The truth: I am a roller coaster enthusiast who has ridden over 200 roller coasters. I can assure you that even though it is not the tallest, not the fastest, not the longest, it is the best. It works through the terrain in the forest and near a lake, the airtime is INSANE, it only goes 60 MPH but it feels a lot faster because the airtime feels like it has hills on the hills and the speed never lets up until the end. Watch a point of view for yourself, and then go and ride this thing and then you will believe me. Trust me it is not to be missed.
I thought it was better than the millennium force best coaster ever plus it is beautiful
I live near lake Compounce it is so much fun it feels like your flying out your seat.

91Bugs Bunny Water Rapids - Six Flags

92Gully Washer - Six Flags Fiesta Texas

93Bahama Blaster - Six Flags

94Shamus Express - Seaworld Orlando

95Journey To Atlantis - SeaWorld

96Tower of Terror II - Dreamworld Australia

97Mean Streak - Cedar Point USA
One of the best wooden coasters in the world it is very long.

98Scream - Six Flags Magic Mountain USA
This ride should be in the top 20!

99Colossos - Heide Park Germany
The tallest, fastest, and not too long wooden roller coaster in the world one of my favorites

100Top Thrill Dragster - Cedar Point USA
Top Thrill Dragster @ Cedar Point (Sandusky, OH) - The world's first full-circuit Stratacoaster, which is a roller coaster to active a height of over 400 feet! Not only is this 420-foot monster the 2nd tallest coaster on earth, it's the 3rd fastest - launching you from 0-120 mph in less than 4 seconds!

Kingda Ka @ Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, NJ) - It may not be there original like Top Thrill Dragster, but Kingda Ka deserves to tie with it because it's the tallest coaster on ever (456 feet), and the 2nd fastest (0-128 mph launch in 3 seconds). It's also a longer ride than Top Thrill Dragster.


At 427 feet tall, with a max speed of 120 mph, riding this coaster could very well be the best 17 seconds of your life.
Why the heck is this at the bottom of the list? This is the best ride ever.

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