Best Movies of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 The 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...
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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

The best ever, no doubt. Amer

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2 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

Run forrest run...YOU WILL BE EATEN BY MY MAGICAL TENTECALES! AGHGHHGH

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3 The 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

Best superhero movie of all time

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4 The 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.

One of the best movies of all time - darthvadern

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5 Star 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...

A bit overrated but I still love it - darthvadern

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6 The 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

Come on there is no greater comment ever made its that simple you will never see better comment than this in your whole life. - DarkKnight2005

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

Awesome

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7 Pulp Fiction

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!

I'm surprised that this movie and indeed none of the quentin tarantino movies are in the top 10

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.

Yeah great

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8 Back 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 ") - hawkcatcher04

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.

Obviously the top three should be 1- Back to the future 2- Forest Gump 3- Indiana Jones

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9 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

The sci fi classic that paved the way for a lot of action classics and also launched the greatest franchise in history.

STAR WARS... I mean, I really don't need to say anything else. Oh and also HAN SHOT FIRST!

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!

Overrated but I like it a lot still - darthvadern

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10 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

The first Terminator was alright and passable, the third one was totally awful, but Terminator 2 really knocks out, Arnold gives a great action performance. One of the greatest Action movies of all time, and it deserves to be in the top 50, it is not right to have the best Terminator down this far! It won 3 academy awards for its groundbreaking effects which are so much better than the first one! James Cameron is a director who prides himself on making fantastic movies and this is his BEST piece of work!

E best performance I have ever seen from Arnold Schwarzenegger as he revives the Terminator series and revolutionizes robotic science fiction films.

THIS IS the greatest movie of all time. - celebfan3000

I think the first and third ones are better - darthvadern

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The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 Saving 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. - Razor79

I haven't watched it jet but I would love to watch it soon, I heard the best about it

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12 The Lion King

BEST Disney MOVIE EVER MADE! MOVIES NOWADAYS HAVE NOTHING ON THIS TIMELESS CLASSIC. PEOPLE WILL BE WELL INTO THEIR ADULT LIVES AND STILL WATCHING AND ENJOYING THE MOVIE WITH THEIR KIDS.

That's true, I'm 56 and still enjoy watching this bad boy, especially with the kids, and the kids kids. Everyone loves the Lion King. Scar might be the greatest villain ever, and the children all love the Hyenas, especially Ed. Great animation, well written and a great voice acting cast. It never grows old. - Ned964

Hakuna Matta... What a Wonderful Phrase... It Means no worries for the rest of your Days!

My all time favorite movie. I could live forever with only this to watch. - zipfoster

Yay I'm glad this is on the list. - AwesomeJawson

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13 Inception

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..

The movie is a massive amount of awesomeness. The science behind it and how you as an individual view the world "I think its wake up call"...lol

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14 2001: 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

I held a presentation about this film...
Do I need to say more?

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15 Jurassic Park

My name is Dustin Bible and I cannot believe that Jurassic Park is only 33. I mean I love dinosaurs, despite the fact that mixed dinosaurs from two different time periods and that doesn't make sense to a dino expert like myself. I mean come on who was the fact checker on this. I read the book and the dang T-Rex doesn't have such a dramatic part. Since we are on the book what happened to the aviary. They saved it for the crappy third movie just so they could get that overrated short-armed chicken looking T-Rex more screen time. Why didn't they have an "brontosaurus", sorry I prefer the unofficial name.

If you can make a movie about dinosaurs that awesome and believable then you deserve to be number one - lopedogg55

Hi, I'm Tom Jeferson and I believe that if the movie had actually tried to follow what the booki was, it would've been too long but still, the book had way better scenes like the boat chase. One thing the book had was more characters and Muldoon actually lived. While I'm typing this, the first Pirates of the Caribbean was better than the second, and harry potter was an alright book series, wasn't a fan of the movies. Though I concure, the genetics could be used to make cloned dino's, but their molecular structure would be too unsecure for them to adapt that fast. I doubt if in reality they could even breathe out air, if all of the parts were even there.

Even though I like the second and third ones more I like this one too - darthvadern

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16 Titanic

I really love this movie! Because this movie proves me one thing that love can last forever!
Epic!

No, just no. It was corny, had not very good writing, and I never thought that Leo and Kate had the "right" chemistry. I think if Leo would have looked older, they would have. But at the time, he looked like he was 16 and she was 25. - sharzi

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...

I'm sorry, do you believe that because the electricity went out on the Titanic as it was sinking, that it also went out at your residence? Or, are you spending too much of your funds ordering mindless dribble from your cable/wireless provider while the electric bills pile up unopened on the mantle? Was your neighborhood attacked by power stealing Aliens?... best of luck on finishing your movie - Ned964

It was either this or lion king I'm sorry I chose lion king it's a classic. - AwesomeJawson

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17 The 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?

Funny how everyone takes such a broad work and brandishes it with their own personal political view. - marmalade_skies

The best movie ever.

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18 The Godfather, Part II

This movie is within the top 3 films of all time, and generally even better than Part I. Al Pacino was more developed in this Part, plus great performances from Michael V. Gazzo (Frank Pentangeli) Robert De Niro (Vito Corleone) and Lee Strasberg (Hyman Roth) all of these men got nominated for an Oscar and Robert De Niro ended up winning the award!

This is, one of the biggest films of all time definitely top 20 material

It's a great movie, but not as much appreciated as its Legendary Predecessor

I personally prefered this to the first one, but it's almost too close to call. How the hell is batman at number 3 on this list?

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19 Citizen Kane

How is it possible that Twlight, The Notebook, 300, Scarface & Brokeback Mountain are all ahead of Citzen Kane widely considered one of the greatest pieces of cinematic art of all time. There is some real class A morons voting on this list.

None of the other movies you mentioned are currently ahead of Citizen Kane on this list, and it is at #14 as of now, so while it is below where I would rate it all time, it has rebounded some. The last time I was on this site, I found Blade Runner at #224, so I'm fully aware of the shock one feels to find their most treasured films rated so low. Keep climbing Citizen Kane! - Ned964

Sadly, this movie has never been appreciated by the masses. In order to understand it's brilliance you have to really take the time to read about the history and cinematography behind the movie and Orson Welles. Just sitting down and watching it isn't going to cause people to fall in love with it. Once you learn it's phenomenal backstory, however, it is undeniably the best film ever made.

Wow, that's really pretentious. You could also appreciate Kane's writing, the film's groundbreaking visuals and cinematic techniques, its usage of lighting, the acting, the theme, the twist, the moral, or the fact that this movie received a vast amount of nominations it gained. The idea that Citizen Kane has always been appreciated is silly. It's always been praised, basically since day one? - regularshowman

This list is trash. I can't believe this is number 19 on here. A lot of these garbage movies on this list wouldn't even be here if it weren't for Citizen Kane. It was a revolutionary, inspiring film that left a huge impact on cinema. If that's not good enough, it's also one of cinema's most entertaining films ever. If you find this film boring, check in to the nearest mental institute. Citizen Kane is a beautiful work of art you NEED to see.

This was so groundbreaking when first released, everything from the use of flashbacks to cinematography. Orson Welles was only 25 or 26 when he made this and his entire approach was completely different from everything Hollywood was doing at the time. So far ahead in every aspect of filmmaking (it actually created a lot of new techniques in storytelling) that it doesn't seem to age...even after almost 80 years.

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20 Marvel'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...

A bit overrated but still awesomne movie! - darthvadern

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21 Fight 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.

14 Really? This is the best movie ever.

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22 The 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.

This film swept the world in a torrent still breezing through our culture to this day - "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", through Dorothy brought color to the corners both so recently bare from the Depression and soon to be swept by a War that would split the world apart. The metaphorical understanding of "There's no place like home." echoed as a call to innocence being lost, an innocence that people of all cultures wanted to return home to. And yet, as the world was already losing its way on that lovely gilded road of 1900s inventions and change - likened to gold the brightening of daily life and travel - the one reliable companion was Toto, in this case, girl's best friend. The hero, our lost daughter, our hope for the future, found the strength and wisdom in her small frame to carry through not only the Lion's cowardice, the Scarecrow's foolishness, and the Tin Man's doubts about his heart, but also to dispel the the illusions of the man behind the curtain. One could ask, does this ...more

When Dorothy opens the door into Munchkin land... I still loose my breath

There’s a reason it’s a classic - blackflower

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23 GoodFellas

Best film that Scorsese has ever made! Full of great actors, funny moments and a thorough story!

The best movie Scorsese has ever made. How it didn't win best picture oscar is beyond me.

The best movie of all time, joe Pesci made this movie and it stands today as one of the definitive Crime movies and will always!

The Godfather is what Hollywood phony mafia looks like, and Goodfellas is what the real mafia looks like. It is the most accurate mob movie of all time (Casino is 2nd). It was such an accurate portrayal and even if you listen to interviews with people like Henry Hill and Michael Franzese, and others familiar with the story, they'll tell you just how accurate it really is. Joe Pecsi won the academy award for best supporting actor, and he absolutely deserved it. Ray Liotta was fantastic, as was Paul Sorvino. DeNiro was better in Casino, but solid in Goodfellas as well (he's an absolute moron in real life, by the way. The man is a retard)

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24 Toy Story

I watch this every year of my life - jakeocchipinti

All toy story movies are fantastic

I love this movie it's the best Disney film to date no one does a child targeted movie but make it fantastic like Pixar does while movies like boyhood get praised for stupid things like showing what it's like growing up this movie shows what your imagination can do and that's how the movie was created

A classic that will never get old! - darthvadern

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25 A Clockwork Orange

Confusing, beautiful and hilarious. This movie confronts the audience with only the finest, most carefully crafted chaos. Whacky characters and superb irony. This movie has cult-followers for a reason.

Amazing, truly amazing. A masterpiece that does the book well. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie even after the 7th time through

Controversial, Futuristic, Masterpiece, Alex DeLarge and Droogs, Milk Plus, Humanity spirit, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Ludovico treatment oh this movie will cure you alright why not in the top 10?

An excellent movie that is masterfully crafted,shooted,has flawless performances and an interesting story that gets you glued to your seat from start to end.

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26 Harry 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..

I'm a fan of the franchise, it's in my top 10 favorite movies, I didn't vote for it because my favorite movie is The Empire Strikes Back - PeeledBanana

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.

Ok, I have to admit the books are better than the movies, but so low? Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 deserves more than 27! So if you’re a potterhead show your love people!

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27 The 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.

Here Comes Johny

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28 Avengers: Infinity War

The Best Movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! NO SPOILERS!

Everyone knows this movie has a lot of sad deaths but lets not let that distract us from how great this move is. It does get dark and twisted to the point where it surpasses DC. This is the story of a Thanos, a villain that will kill anyone remorselessly if they even think about standing in his way of finding all six infinity stones and destroying half the universe. All the avengers along with other MCU heroes team up as one to fight Thanos and his army. The ending is something that no one expects.

I see a lot of movies, but when I say that movie us my favorite movie of all time, that's saying something

WHAT? 3083 and second to the last! Avengers Infinity War is what everyone has been waiting for. For 10 years of making. At least top 100 please!

Well now it's top 50, even though there are better movies out there - B1ueNew

Probably the greatest movie ever made - darthvadern

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29 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Best of the prequels, but doesn't really need to be higher than films like Jaws, Rocky, Toy Story, and RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. This movie was good, and answered many questions I had about the saga. However, I feel there are better films and that this should be lower than 31. - TheWiseOne

This is my best film ever, the drama and the tragic downfall of Anakin and becoming Darth Vader is awesome and the lightsaber duels are the best in the entire Star Wars Franchise! Should be at least in the top 50. - jamie

Yeah... but it did have some AWFUL CGI for the time at which it was made. It looked blatantly fake, while movies 20 years earlier did what they could with their budget. (Like BTTF or Alien) Therefore, the fact it could not make great special effects with a massive budget is just disappointing. And don't forget, Episode III should be nowhere NEAR any of the original 3 films, and episode VII! - sweetbeef

The best Star Wars to be honest - darthvadern

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30 Alien

This list wrong, I agree that The Godfather is number 1 but this movie should be at least 8! This is like the beginning of Sci-Fi Horror movies and is so good! Love the Alien movies, more than Predator!

When it comes to being the master film of Sci Fi Horror, Alien takes out that championship. Slow building suspense pays off as the crew of the Nostromo bring the unwanted and unlucky company of an extraterrestrial abroad their ship. Without any artillery they use other tactics to try and survive. This film is full of so much despair that even though the ending was satisfying it still makes you feel like there is no hope. Academy award winning excellence, behind a stellar cast.

A mind blowing adventure, through space, and kind of adds that terrifying element to space travel and extra terrestrial beings!

This holds up even to this day. How are the Lion King and Toy Story above this sci-fi masterpiece? This needs at least to Ben in the top tens.

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31 Finding 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?

Such a memorable movie - darthvadern

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32 Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Why is this movie NOT in the top ten? This is one of my favorite movies ever! - spacepirate33

How could could this movie not be in the top ten it is way better then the other movies ahead of it this is the greatest movie series in the world!

The greatest movie of all time in my opinion! EMPIRE magazine named this the second greatest movie of all time. Harrison Ford impresses!

The best Indiana Jones movie - darthvadern

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33 Schindler'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!

I cried - blackflower

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34 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

This movie is considered to be in the top 20 movies of all time, and it is this low? You have got to be kidding, nominated for 14 oscars including best picture. It had some amazing scenery and visual effects and excellent performances from the actors.

The most amazing journey and quite possibly the greatest movie of all time if you really think about it! The greatest Fantasy of all time, nominated for 14 Oscars and won 4. Any website would definitely put this in their top 20 movies, I don't understand why it is so damn low!?

top 20 for sure, this is one of the best movies of all time in my opinion and in everybody's opinion this website is so corrupt

Amazing! - Tolkienite

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35 Rocky

YO ADRIAN!

Gotta love it, gotta love it, classic man.. - Leeps

Rocky is the greatest underdog story, and provides great entertainment. Don't bother with the fifth one, though.

Holy, this sky rocketed Stallone's career higher then any other actor. - Arfurr

Needs to be at least in the top 10 - EvilEyedWarHawk

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36 Apocalypse Now

NO other movie compares to this experience! You are drawn in and become a member of the boats crew on a psychological journey of vast and hellish proportions. You are in the minds of Captain Willard and Colonel Kurtz. You will KNOW insanity. Too many scenes to list are forever burned into memory: Surfing to "Satisfaction", Napalm in the morning, "The Ride of the Valkyries" attack, the Do Long Bridge trip, the Water Buffalo's "End", music from The Doors, members of the Grateful Dead, all based on Joseph Conrad's masterpiece "Heart of Darkness. " See this before you die! - IgnoreThis

I know that if I am going to watch this film I will need to be without interruption. This film engrosses me every time I watch it. Coppola was blessed with a gift for movie making. I would also add the documentary, 'Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse'. Just as engrossing and dramatic. - mgenet

I am relatively new to movies in general due to my age. I love them and I have seen many more movies than the average adult has. But compared to some film buffs; and I mean real film buffs ( no not you ), ones who would never dwell on such a site as toptens or even particularly care about your mediocre opinions on movies(sorry). I am nothing. That said I have seen the basics and know bad from good. I believe a film is rated on the feelings it gives you, and sure something like The Dark Knight has been filmed well and has good acting. But I felt nothing it was superficial and bland and left my feelings dim and cold. Apocalypse now on the other hand did not need to be analysed to be good like so many other films. Instead you just sit in awe. It is beautiful and no movie ever (and that is including the majority of this toilet of a list) has ever made me feel the way it did.

I went to see "Apocalypse" with a friend in a theater when it came out. The film ended and my friend had to go to work. I wasn't going anywhere. I stayed and watched the whole thing over again.

Movies are movies. "Apocalypse Now" is an experience. - LuckyTown

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37 The 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.

Best movie in the world, I was watching this movie in a pencil case, it made me feel like a brave man, it made me Jesus.

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38 Avatar

James cameron sacrificed so much for this movie! And it came out good!

James Cameron has done it again - marytran1645

Visual effects, Great Storyline & massive Gross Revenue, what more could you want!

This should have won an Oscar for Best Picture! What happened to award shows?

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39 Guardians of the Galaxy

It's a culmination of all the things you expect to see in a movie, the drama, the comedy, the villain, the hero and it's just a perfect mixture of movie magic and creative screenplay. It's just awesome!

This film has great writing, acting, visual effects and character development! I believe this film stands tall right beside The Avengers as it will stand tall beside Avengers: Age of Ultron! - Suspect

Is this seriously below Frozen?

Excellent marvel movie - darthvadern

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40 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Totally the best! Rey is my hero. She's a tough girl just trying to fight for what's right and find out who her parents are. Is her dad Luke? I'm so confused about that. Rey shows that girls aren't just wallflowers or girly girls who talk about boys. They're tough, sporty, and outspoken! That's who I am.

Outstanding movie, my favourite of all time. one the that could be improved is more originality but other than that amazing movie!

Should be in the top ten, behind dark knight, inception, star wars 5, pirates of the caribbean, lord of the rings 2 and 3, harry potter 3 and 8, and prestige.

Nah, it was quite boring - darthvadern

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41 Braveheart

William Wallace is the real man, I could never see a person who can die for his country and his love too, if you saw that movie hundred times I seriously take the responsibility in the and end of movie you'll have a crazy smile on your face.

I love this movie, definitely my favorite movie of all time, better than Gladiator at least.

The best movie I had ever seen. Mel Gibson has the spirit, I how he does his job.

I haven’t seen many of the above movies; I fact, I hardly know much about the previously named films. But I have seen Titanic, Matrix, and this, and I truly believe that this is the most sensational of all the movies on this list. Mel Gibson’s performance brings heart, mind, and soul together like non other, and with incredible actors and beautiful actresses bringing in the gold, Braveheart will be a celebration of freedom for centuries to come! "Sincerely, Esp

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42 Gone With The Wind

Gone With the Wind is the absolute best all-time movie ever made and it has the Staying Power to prove it. Most of the voters here have probably never seen it. What a story! What a movie! I have watched it many, many times and love it all the more each time. See this one if you want to see a Real Epic!

How can people say gone with the wind is not the ALL TIME GREATEST MOVIE. I am only 20 years old, but this is the best and always will be the greatest movie ever made. I mean you put fight club, and gladiator at top 10. Those don't even compare to Gone With The Wind.

This is the greatest movie & book ever made because it really depicts a greater understanding of the time during the Civil War and everything else rolled up into one!! It's captivating and thrilling for the soul!! My favorite of all time!!

It is very overrated, but a good movie. It wasn't all "happily ever after" like most romance movies. That was its charm. - DogmeatAndRex

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43 Jaws

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!

If I had a quarter for every time I was channel surfing and stopped the search on this flick, I would have my own island. The suspense, the acting, the music, the reality that this could actually happen in you little beach front town. It is such a Summer time guilty pleasure it should almost come with its own support group. Okay, great... now I'm all horny for this film. I gotta go download this puppy. Later

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44 The Lego Movie

A truly beautiful movie that takes the place as best animated film ever

A silvery underrated film that for some odd reason that dint win the Oscar for best picture.

Oh this movie... Wheb I first saw the commercial I wanted to see it but I thought it would be just for kids and get in the adults nerves. But this movie is REALLY good! It's funny, creative, and the heinous ending of how it was all the kids imagination!

Not really - darthvadern

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45 Captain America: Civil War

Just saw the red carpet premiere last night and this is my review:

A very good thrilling movie with dozens of action and better than Batman v Superman. Best Marvel Movie ever in the entire universe and will should be #1 in the best movies of 2016 followed by Zootopia and The Jungle Book.

Looks awesome but why is the first two ahead of this? This is the best Marvel movie yet. Maybe somebody will put this movie on this list and why is it 0% vote?

How is this below the first avenger? - Triceratops

No - darthvadern

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46 Big Hero 6

This used to be the best movie of all time in my opinion, but until Star Wars Force Awakens and Captain America Civil War came out

279? Seriously? This should be at least in the top 50!

The best one THE BEST ONE about two characters name hiro and baymax.

The best non-pixar disney movie - darthvadern

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47 Batman Begins

So low, these guys are mad. It should be 3rd after Dark Knight & Dark Knight Rises. - Raghavbakshiultimate

You can't just refuse it's a the starting movie of nolan's legendary batman series - zxm

No, Dark Knight is the best hands down, but I liked this better than Dark Knight Rises.

Very too much best movie every years.

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48 A Nightmare on Elm Street

Why is this below the crappy 2010 remake? This movie is damn near perfection. Creepy, intriguing and classic!

Five stars for the First Nightmare on Elm Street!

Best horror movies
1. A nightmare on elm street (1984)
2. Alien.(1979)
3. IT (2017)
4. Halloween (1978)
5. SPLIT (2016

I'm seriously angry that this isn't higher. Seriously. Why is this so low.

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49 Scarface

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.

Very revolutionary. This is one the best flicks I've ever seen.

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50 The Silence of the Lambs

How is this so low, its one of the best I've ever seen!

Every second of this masterpiece is perfectly crafted. It is the most spine-chilling, horrifying journey into the human psyche imaginable and it terrifies me every time I watch it. There will never be a better movie made than this one.

Disturbing insight into the mind of a cannibal1 Anthony Hopkins gives the greatest performance on screen and Jodie Foster the same!

Thank you mom for introducing me to this movie. - Userguy44

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