Countries With the Best Movies

These are the countries with the best movies made there.

The Top Ten

India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. ...read more.

Not when their movies portray other nationalities as terrorists and bad people yet maintain a well kept image of Indians in all their movies through showing extreme patriotism or nationalism. Like why try so damn hard to prove a point like we get that you all hate pakistanis but come on guys, they watch your films and its bad enough that the world sees pakistan negatively and india has a large film industry. Be patriots without harassing other nationalities. This is what bothers me the most, other than that the fact that many movies and movie songs are plagiarised be it in the past centuries or recently.

Indian film Industry is by far the fastest growing industry in the world. Recent movies like Bahubali series have clearly shown that movies with higher budget are going to come sooner. Then definitely US industry needs to come up with great ideas of making good stories and everything as such.
Yes I do agree that US is far ahead when it come to the budget they invest and the number of screens they get world wide, with that they also hold highest grossing movie. But if you consider the development with respect to the number of time span. Indian film industry has grown in exponential manner. Indian film Industry has many internal industry Bollywood, Sandalwood, Tollywood to name few. This versatile industry within the country given you the diversity picture and also the movie buff in every single state showcasing the Movie industry growth in the country.
At the end I want to say that give another 50 years to this Indian Industry, you will see this industry being the epi center of ...more

Indian movies are amazing and have great stories and some of the movies are mostly based in history. Some indian films highly shows the culture and traditions followed inindia. Wearing traditional dress, jewels, nose piercing etc. According to me Bollywood film industry is the best. But that doesn't mean I am discouraging movies of other countries, they may also be better than bollywood. Because the people who have watched all kinds of movies have the rights to judge.

India deserve number 1 spot and so do USA, The indian film industry is a mixture of thousands of cultures languages, and are filled with feelings and nice acting. Indian industry is number 1 in itself, so it's a tie between US and India.

United States of America The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the ...read more.

There is one reason America is not number one and that is because it's number one at a lot of things and other country's get tired of it so people vote for other countries. I've seen it one many lists in here. Look I'm not saying anything bad about other countries movie industries but India! Come on. Look I know they now produce the most movies yearly and I'm sure there's a lot of great ones but they don't have the world wide popularity American movies do. America is one of the few countries who's entertainment like movies, shows, music, sports, and even porn is popular world wide almost everywhere. I'm sorry but India is not on that scale yet they may screen in other countries and make some money but they don't bring in billions demestic and international like the US. Look there are many many MANY examples I could use right now but I'll stick with probably the most world wide known and loved movie in the world. So let me know when India makes a movie even some what close to STAR WARS ...more

I hate the American movies. First all American movies contains sex clips. You better continue with acting porn movies it is where you are the best in the world. Second the American think that they are better than other people that why in each movie like karate, kung fu and other fighting movies they act as the best fighter while the whole world know that these martial arts originated from China and Japan. Americans have to act movies with reality.

I have no idea why India is ranked number one. Is this a joke? Have these people ever heard of The Godfather, Goodfellas, Citizen Cane, Inception, Alien, The Shawshank Redemption, Diehard, Rocky, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Toystory, Jaws, Saving Private Ryan, Back to the Future, Wizard of Oz, Star Wars, or Jurassic Park? All of them are American made. Hollywood is the movie king worldwide.

This country has Hollywood, a place famous for being famous for making many famous and amazing movies. The US has dominated the film industry. Should be number 1.

France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

While I think that the US deserves to be at the top of the list, France is a very close second. Cinema was born there with the Lumiere brothers, and every since they have been making great films like the The Rules of the Game, The 400 Blows, and Amelie.

Of course not the best but at least in top 10, in term of productions is ranked 3rd behind India and USA.
Some American movies are remakes of French movies and some American ones are realized by French makers.

How is Canada, Australia, Iran, Bangladesh, Italy, and Germany ahead of France. I mean I am sure there are great Italian and German Films, but ahead of French films.

Not only was France the birthing place for film. But it is also home to some of the best; Trip to the Moon, Amilie, Triplets of Belleville, La Jtee, Children of Paridise, Passion of the Ark, The Piano Teacher, Girl Hood, etc. I mean #5 come on!

Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

Japanese movies are awesome. They have movies in almost all genres. From crazy to emotional. The movies have proper direction. I liked almost every Japanese movie that I have watched. And believe me, I have watched a lot.

As an indain, I praise Japanese movies most. They are the king of movies. Nobody can beat them even us also. Almost 70% of Hollywood movies are made in Japan. Remember that. Hollywood copies most of tthe Japanese movies and make them hit.

Japanese films seem to allow more freedom and creativeness follows. The character development in their films tends to go deeper.

Their films just feel unique...

Even japanese b-movies have great cinematography, they are masters of the craft of cinema

Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. ...read more.

Well, I'm Iranian and I like our movies and I'm also excited in Korean and American movies.
But come on! Indian movies? Are the the best? I've just seen 3 good Indian movies whole my life.
Most of them are stupid! Have you seen the movie in which a guy kills people with banana skin? Isn't it foolish?

Whether because of or in spite of censorship and social norms Iranian directors have created more than their fair share of amazing character studies and allegories on meaningful topics. I suspect of there were more films available in the West from Iran we would appreciate that country's work even more.

No other countries could ever make artistic, and social realistic movies in face of censorship and limitation like Iran. Iran produces the best movies no other movie industries around the world are capable of!

At least they don't waste money making movies about flying heroes and killers who kill 100 people with a glock and a magazine that never runs out of bullet. Not to mention those Turkish style boring sex stories.

Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.

Definitely one of the best film cultures worldwide. What makes Italy better than most other countries is that they have both great art-films with huge historical importance with the neorealism films and also directors like Fellini, Antonioni, Visconti, Pasolini etc. and also amazing genre films like the italo westerns by Leone or Corbucci or the Giallo-Horrors by Dario Argento or Mario Bava.

Italy is the ultimate film making country. I mean those guys have directors like Leone, Bertolucci and Rossellini. Actors and actresses like Marcello Mastroiani and Claudia Cardinale. The best cinematographer (Vittorio Storaro) and best film composer (Ennio Morricone) are Italians. That should speak for itself.
The best of American cinema is directed by Capra, Scorsese and Coppola, and often stars someone like Pacino or De Niro. Italy, obviously

Italy has gave us some good spaghetti western films. The best example is the good, the bad and the ugly staring clint eastwood.

Leone and Fellini alone. Life is Beautiful and Cinema Paradiso are amazing. Bicycle Thieves is brilliant.

United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is ...read more.

There isn't really a 'British cinema' to the same extent as a 'French cinema' for instance, because the British film industry is so connected with Hollywood. British actors, directors, cinematographers etc. make films in America and Hollywood makes films in Britain. So although it's harder to make a case for a British national cinema, it's pretty clear that in terms of the level of filmmaking, the expertise of film crews etc. Britain is unrivalled outside Los Angeles

James bond, Harry Potter, Monty Python, Wallace and Gromit, Stanley Kubrick's movies (Full metal jacket, 2001, Dr strange love, Clockwork Orange etc), Italian Job (69), Wicker Man (73), In Bruges, Dunkirk, Yellow Submarine, Lawrence of Arabia, Third Man, Paddington 1& 2, Chicken run, Water ship down, Pink panther (63), Breakfast at Tiffany's and Animal Farm (1954) are some of my favorite movies. And they are all British! Should be 1 or 2.

I'm sorry, is the scary movie crap from US better than Monty Python? James Bond? Harry Potter? British cinema is not nearly as big as the Hollywod and Bollywood but we make the classics. We have the best comedies in the world, although our action and drama industry is pretty good. Hollywood has quantity but no quality. We have it the other way round

Oh really? Fifth? Where we have some of the most popular franchises in the world? James Bond? Harry Potter? Monty Python? All of various genres and various talents in the making of the films. I would definitely say that we have some of the best of the best of movies.

Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.
Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

I think German movies have better thoughtful stories with characters with more range. The characters in German movies seem to be many sided and not like black and white portraits in American movies.

The best known German films are nosferatu and metropolis. Who knew Germans were so good at filmmaking? These films are definitely worth checking out. Trust me.

Germany is home to Metropolis, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, M, Nosferatu, Wings of Desire, Das Boot these are some of the best films of all time why is this only #6?

In germany, some of the greatest movies of all times were made, but unfortunatly, our new mainstream cinema is very bad.

Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural ...read more.

The Contenders

Belgium Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometers (11,787 square miles) and has a population of more than 11 million.
Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, ...read more.

Denis Villeneuve: Arrival, Enemy, Prisoners... And soon the new Blade Runner and Dune. Should be higher with France its cousin.

Canada is the best and New Zealand they are the most popular countries that get films

Canada gave us awesome directors such as David cronenberg and james cameron.

All of my favorite T.V. shows are in Canada

Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. ...read more.
South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

South Korea should be ranked no.2 with U.S taking number 1. The reason US being above is because of the advancement in movie making. South Koreans are one of the best storytellers in the world. India should be no.3.. there are good Bollywood gems but with all their crappy movie animations, ridiculous fight scene, copying and remakes I'm shocked India is ranked 1.

South Korea is now becoming better and better with the film industry. It is very exciting to watch and also dramatic. South Korea is also voted to have the most good looking people in Asia.

So South Korea is 11 and India is 1. This list must have been created by an indiian or someone snorting too many spices. The quality of south korean films are first class, definitely top 5!

Should be in top 5. Korea puts a lot of money and resources into supporting its film industry and it shows. World class movies

Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

The country that gave us pan's labyrinth. One of my favorite movies of all time. It's really awesome.

Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

If you haven't already, go watch the movies "Flickering lights" ("Blinkende Lygter").
It's absolutely hilarious.

All Danish movies with Mads Mikkelsen the bet Actor of the World.

Danish movies are unique

The Scandinavian style is so recognisable and passionate!

Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are ...read more.

Every year Pakistan DOES make AT LEAST one good movie no judgement we should be supporting it be as Pakistan film industry is growing and there's a niche for making impactful movies although, Pakistani dramas are already ahead on that. Pakistan makes good movies that relate to the army. Recently movie songs have been really good too even if the movie was not as per expectations I.e. Parey Hut Love had an amazing soundtrack.

Pakistan once had such good movies and were taking over the pop scene too. But because of idiots in politics it all went down hill. Pakistan since a few years now have made a come back and are improving although some movies trailers did not appeal in terms of the look of acting and the music, however I would choose drama serials in place of any iffy looking movies until I've actually seen the movie to judge. My support is still with the Pakistani film industry and its refreshing to see Pakistani movies to be honest.

I've noticed that Indian people here turn blind eyes to anything positive achieved in Pakistan. Pakistans film industry was at some points going further than the Bollywood industry, their songs were also being plagiarized and used in Bollywood films. Pakistan can really improve but at the same time there's no competition going on and I am getting into Pakistani movies whilst really enjoying watching Pakistanis T.V. serials which seem to be more popular there

After a decade, Pakistan's film industry is gaining again it's lost Glory. Pakistan's T.V. serials are really great because they usually bring up the society's issues, with great actors! Before 2000's Indians used to learn from Pakistani movies! then, the center of the cinema was shifted to Lahore with gandassa culture that totally ruined lollywood. Now the center is being shifted to Islamabad and Karachi and the results are promising! Waar movie released in 2013 is a must watch movie!

Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.

With low budget but very high quality movies

Bangladesh has very nice movies... I love bangladeshi movies very much.. I am an american. but I love bangladeshi movies..

I am from Bangladesh. Hiw come is Bangladesh on the list lol

Bangladesh should be number one.

Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

Does any of you know Vice Ganda? Even though Vice Ganda is gay, she still has very good movies like Beauty and the Bestie, The Amazing Praybet Benjamin and more.

Philippine movies have many meanings and deep meanings about love,life,and more. I am half Chinese,Japanese, Spanish and little filipino. But I pride the culture andmovies it has meaning to it not worthless meanings to it.

Philippines had unique movies because the movie is related to the culture, history and living...

I'm a filipino and I hate watching filipino movies, always stick to watching American movies.

China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

It is crazy that China in #20, below tons of European countries. European films are mostly just lame copies of Hollywood films, whereas Chinese films are actually unique and different. USA and Japan should be at the top of the list as well. India should drop down to about 8.

Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, Wong Kar Wai, Feng Xiaogang, John Woo... China has a lot of excellent directors. And also great actors and movies.

Makes no sense at times

Wuxia films are the best!

Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. ...read more.

Pretty much anything made by Ingmar Bergman is pure gold.

Ingmar Bergman, the greatest director ever. Enough said.

Ingmar Bergman is amung the greatest directors of all time, and he is swedish.

Alexander Skarsgård is a more handsome actor Than Mikkelsen.
He played as Tarzan in 2016
In my opinion Sweden has more famous and better actors than the squirrel Denmark
Glory for Sweden

Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.
Netherlands
Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

An Egyptain movie: Gods of Egypt the cast are amercan's and the armies are Egyptians, really.

Amazing, literally has drama, comedy,romance and is done way better than any country #proud

It's the Hollywood of the Middle East

The leading in the middle east

Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

Underrated movies with amazing plots

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