The Internet Movie Database top 250 films, as voted by IMDB members.

Movies I’ve seen are in bold and prepended with “»” — exactly half, as it turns out.

  1. » Godfather, The (1972) 9.0/10 (85952 votes)
  2. » Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) 8.9/10 (107497 votes)
  3. » Godfather: Part II, The (1974) 8.8/10 (50123 votes)
  4. » Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) 8.8/10 (40590 votes)
  5. » Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002) 8.8/10 (70481 votes)
  6. Casablanca (1942) 8.7/10 (49906 votes)
  7. » Schindler’s List (1993) 8.7/10 (73500 votes)
  8. » Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001) 8.7/10 (114811 votes)
  9. Shichinin no samurai (1954) 8.7/10 (21004 votes)
  10. » Star Wars (1977) 8.7/10 (105325 votes)
  11. » Citizen Kane (1941) 8.7/10 (46642 votes)
  12. » One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) 8.6/10 (52255 votes)
  13. » Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) 8.6/10 (47315 votes)
  14. Rear Window (1954) 8.6/10 (30471 votes)
  15. » Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) 8.6/10 (81067 votes)
  16. » Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 8.6/10 (71871 votes)
  17. » Memento (2000) 8.6/10 (63647 votes)
  18. » Usual Suspects, The (1995) 8.6/10 (79025 votes)
  19. » Pulp Fiction (1994) 8.6/10 (95386 votes)
  20. North by Northwest (1959) 8.5/10 (27150 votes)
  21. 12 Angry Men (1957) 8.5/10 (20783 votes)
  22. » Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain, Le (2001) 8.5/10 (39774 votes)
  23. » Psycho (1960) 8.5/10 (41388 votes)
  24. » Lawrence of Arabia (1962) 8.5/10 (23439 votes)
  25. Buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Il (1966) 8.5/10 (18600 votes)
  26. » Silence of the Lambs, The (1991) 8.5/10 (70778 votes)
  27. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) 8.5/10 (31918 votes)
  28. Goodfellas (1990) 8.5/10 (49407 votes)
  29. » American Beauty (1999) 8.4/10 (83671 votes)
  30. » Vertigo (1958) 8.4/10 (25776 votes)
  31. Sunset Blvd. (1950) 8.4/10 (11430 votes)
  32. » Matrix, The (1999) 8.4/10 (108909 votes)
  33. » Apocalypse Now (1979) 8.4/10 (47828 votes)
  34. Pianist, The (2002) 8.4/10 (16132 votes)
  35. » To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) 8.4/10 (22416 votes)
  36. Some Like It Hot (1959) 8.3/10 (18683 votes)
  37. » Taxi Driver (1976) 8.3/10 (34534 votes)
  38. C’era una volta il West (1968) 8.3/10 (9817 votes)
  39. Third Man, The (1949) 8.3/10 (13750 votes)
  40. Paths of Glory (1957) 8.3/10 (10303 votes)
  41. » Fight Club (1999) 8.3/10 (78071 votes)
  42. Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001) 8.3/10 (12419 votes)
  43. » Boot, Das (1981) 8.3/10 (21611 votes)
  44. Double Indemnity (1944) 8.3/10 (8656 votes)
  45. » L.A. Confidential (1997) 8.3/10 (54347 votes)
  46. » Chinatown (1974) 8.3/10 (18982 votes)
  47. Singin’ in the Rain (1952) 8.3/10 (15379 votes)
  48. » Maltese Falcon, The (1941) 8.3/10 (15057 votes)
  49. » Requiem for a Dream (2000) 8.3/10 (30066 votes)
  50. M (1931) 8.3/10 (8591 votes)
  51. » Bridge on the River Kwai, The (1957) 8.3/10 (17003 votes)
  52. All About Eve (1950) 8.3/10 (9819 votes)
  53. » Se7en (1995) 8.3/10 (64280 votes)
  54. » Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) 8.3/10 (45177 votes)
  55. » Saving Private Ryan (1998) 8.2/10 (76604 votes)
  56. Cidade de Deus (2002) 8.2/10 (7771 votes)
  57. Raging Bull (1980) 8.2/10 (19140 votes)
  58. » Wizard of Oz, The (1939) 8.2/10 (29356 votes)
  59. Rashômon (1950) 8.2/10 (7934 votes)
  60. » Sting, The (1973) 8.2/10 (17916 votes)
  61. » Alien (1979) 8.2/10 (47259 votes)
  62. » American History X (1998) 8.2/10 (40805 votes)
  63. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) 8.2/10 (8687 votes)
  64. » Léon (1994) 8.2/10 (36366 votes)
  65. Vita è bella, La (1997) 8.2/10 (28985 votes)
  66. Manchurian Candidate, The (1962) 8.2/10 (9860 votes)
  67. Touch of Evil (1958) 8.2/10 (8917 votes)
  68. » 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) 8.2/10 (50844 votes)
  69. Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948) 8.2/10 (7720 votes)
  70. Wo hu cang long (2000) 8.2/10 (40663 votes)
  71. Great Escape, The (1963) 8.2/10 (14435 votes)
  72. » Clockwork Orange, A (1971) 8.2/10 (48619 votes)
  73. » Reservoir Dogs (1992) 8.2/10 (48741 votes)
  74. » Amadeus (1984) 8.2/10 (28249 votes)
  75. Annie Hall (1977) 8.2/10 (15702 votes)
  76. Ran (1985) 8.2/10 (8438 votes)
  77. » Jaws (1975) 8.2/10 (35421 votes)
  78. Modern Times (1936) 8.2/10 (7209 votes)
  79. On the Waterfront (1954) 8.2/10 (8989 votes)
  80. » Braveheart (1995) 8.1/10 (70455 votes)
  81. High Noon (1952) 8.1/10 (9106 votes)
  82. Apartment, The (1960) 8.1/10 (8123 votes)
  83. » Fargo (1996) 8.1/10 (50814 votes)
  84. » Sixth Sense, The (1999) 8.1/10 (73059 votes)
  85. » Aliens (1986) 8.1/10 (49225 votes)
  86. » Shining, The (1980) 8.1/10 (36774 votes)
  87. Strangers on a Train (1951) 8.1/10 (7568 votes)
  88. » Blade Runner (1982) 8.1/10 (59265 votes)
  89. » Metropolis (1927) 8.1/10 (8500 votes)
  90. Duck Soup (1933) 8.1/10 (7369 votes)
  91. Donnie Darko (2001) 8.1/10 (24871 votes)
  92. » Finding Nemo (2003) 8.1/10 (19004 votes)
  93. General, The (1927) 8.1/10 (4897 votes)
  94. » Princess Bride, The (1987) 8.1/10 (42145 votes)
  95. » Toy Story 2 (1999) 8.1/10 (30186 votes)
  96. City Lights (1931) 8.1/10 (5514 votes)
  97. Great Dictator, The (1940) 8.1/10 (6981 votes)
  98. » Lola rennt (1998) 8.0/10 (23936 votes)
  99. » Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) 8.0/10 (24285 votes)
  100. Notorious (1946) 8.0/10 (7646 votes)
  101. » Full Metal Jacket (1987) 8.0/10 (34726 votes)
  102. Sjunde inseglet, Det (1957) 8.0/10 (6501 votes)
  103. » Nuovo cinema Paradiso (1989) 8.0/10 (10365 votes)
  104. Rebecca (1940) 8.0/10 (8314 votes)
  105. » Mononoke-hime (1997) 8.0/10 (12922 votes)
  106. » Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) 8.0/10 (15175 votes)
  107. Big Sleep, The (1946) 8.0/10 (7487 votes)
  108. » Graduate, The (1967) 8.0/10 (20785 votes)
  109. It Happened One Night (1934) 8.0/10 (5693 votes)
  110. Manhattan (1979) 8.0/10 (9389 votes)
  111. » Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) 8.0/10 (59058 votes)
  112. Deer Hunter, The (1978) 8.0/10 (20594 votes)
  113. Patton (1970) 8.0/10 (10548 votes)
  114. Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946) 8.0/10 (4519 votes)
  115. Searchers, The (1956) 8.0/10 (7644 votes)
  116. » Glory (1989) 8.0/10 (16893 votes)
  117. Yojimbo (1961) 8.0/10 (5840 votes)
  118. Ladri di biciclette (1948) 8.0/10 (5236 votes)
  119. » Philadelphia Story, The (1940) 8.0/10 (7994 votes)
  120. African Queen, The (1951) 8.0/10 (10810 votes)
  121. » Forrest Gump (1994) 8.0/10 (66094 votes)
  122. Bringing Up Baby (1938) 8.0/10 (6803 votes)
  123. » Cool Hand Luke (1967) 8.0/10 (10603 votes)
  124. » Ben-Hur (1959) 8.0/10 (15834 votes)
  125. » Green Mile, The (1999) 8.0/10 (42534 votes)
  126. » Shrek (2001) 8.0/10 (43296 votes)
  127. Once Upon a Time in America (1984) 8.0/10 (12557 votes)
  128. » Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) 8.0/10 (63418 votes)
  129. » Unforgiven (1992) 8.0/10 (22661 votes)
  130. Hable con ella (2002) 8.0/10 (7512 votes)
  131. Stalag 17 (1953) 8.0/10 (5119 votes)
  132. » Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) 7.9/10 (8502 votes)
  133. » Grapes of Wrath, The (1940) 7.9/10 (5750 votes)
  134. » Gone with the Wind (1939) 7.9/10 (21876 votes)
  135. Night of the Hunter, The (1955) 7.9/10 (5452 votes)
  136. Wild Bunch, The (1969) 7.9/10 (8046 votes)
  137. Straight Story, The (1999) 7.9/10 (10466 votes)
  138. Elephant Man, The (1980) 7.9/10 (11833 votes)
  139. Christmas Story, A (1983) 7.9/10 (14954 votes)
  140. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 7.9/10 (4890 votes)
  141. » Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) 7.9/10 (46461 votes)
  142. » Platoon (1986) 7.9/10 (25539 votes)
  143. Hustler, The (1961) 7.9/10 (6050 votes)
  144. » Back to the Future (1985) 7.9/10 (51627 votes)
  145. » Young Frankenstein (1974) 7.9/10 (16567 votes)
  146. » His Girl Friday (1940) 7.9/10 (4837 votes)
  147. » Monsters, Inc. (2001) 7.9/10 (26100 votes)
  148. » Die Hard (1988) 7.9/10 (44845 votes)
  149. Amores perros (2000) 7.9/10 (8940 votes)
  150. Grande illusion, La (1937) 7.9/10 (3686 votes)
  151. Adventures of Robin Hood, The (1938) 7.9/10 (5145 votes)
  152. » Gold Rush, The (1925) 7.9/10 (4560 votes)
  153. » Almost Famous (2000) 7.9/10 (27984 votes)
  154. » Spartacus (1960) 7.9/10 (12390 votes)
  155. » Life of Brian (1979) 7.9/10 (24447 votes)
  156. Charade (1963) 7.9/10 (6386 votes)
  157. Conversation, The (1974) 7.9/10 (7325 votes)
  158. » Gladiator (2000) 7.9/10 (68872 votes)
  159. Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The (1962) 7.9/10 (5236 votes)
  160. Festen (1998) 7.9/10 (8900 votes)
  161. Lost in Translation (2003) 7.9/10 (7081 votes)
  162. Magnolia (1999) 7.9/10 (33292 votes)
  163. » Being John Malkovich (1999) 7.9/10 (40325 votes)
  164. Sling Blade (1996) 7.9/10 (16093 votes)
  165. Smultronstället (1957) 7.9/10 (3359 votes)
  166. » Toy Story (1995) 7.9/10 (34938 votes)
  167. Bronenosets Potyomkin (1925) 7.9/10 (4074 votes)
  168. » Insider, The (1999) 7.9/10 (21327 votes)
  169. Witness for the Prosecution (1957) 7.9/10 (3683 votes)
  170. Roman Holiday (1953) 7.9/10 (6796 votes)
  171. » Brazil (1985) 7.8/10 (23606 votes)
  172. Night at the Opera, A (1935) 7.8/10 (4411 votes)
  173. » Mulholland Dr. (2001) 7.8/10 (23334 votes)
  174. Streetcar Named Desire, A (1951) 7.8/10 (6955 votes)
  175. Day the Earth Stood Still, The (1951) 7.8/10 (7618 votes)
  176. All the President’s Men (1976) 7.8/10 (9542 votes)
  177. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) 7.8/10 (5294 votes)
  178. » Exorcist, The (1973) 7.8/10 (24380 votes)
  179. Shadow of a Doubt (1943) 7.8/10 (3854 votes)
  180. To Be or Not to Be (1942) 7.8/10 (2538 votes)
  181. Quatre cents coups, Les (1959) 7.8/10 (4348 votes)
  182. Killing, The (1956) 7.8/10 (4732 votes)
  183. Mystic River (2003) 7.8/10 (6971 votes)
  184. Ed Wood (1994) 7.8/10 (15336 votes)
  185. » Terminator, The (1984) 7.8/10 (45057 votes)
  186. Trois couleurs: Rouge (1994) 7.8/10 (7787 votes)
  187. » Stand by Me (1986) 7.8/10 (23046 votes)
  188. » Adaptation. (2002) 7.8/10 (14009 votes)
  189. » Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922) 7.8/10 (5735 votes)
  190. » Twelve Monkeys (1995) 7.8/10 (47687 votes)
  191. Dog Day Afternoon (1975) 7.8/10 (10389 votes)
  192. » This Is Spinal Tap (1984) 7.8/10 (14517 votes)
  193. » Harvey (1950) 7.8/10 (5761 votes)
  194. Right Stuff, The (1983) 7.8/10 (10181 votes)
  195. Gandhi (1982) 7.8/10 (11787 votes)
  196. » Trainspotting (1996) 7.8/10 (38817 votes)
  197. Network (1976) 7.8/10 (6855 votes)
  198. Miller’s Crossing (1990) 7.8/10 (10096 votes)
  199. Midnight Cowboy (1969) 7.8/10 (9605 votes)
  200. Ying xiong (2002) 7.8/10 (5199 votes)
  201. Lion in Winter, The (1968) 7.8/10 (4297 votes)
  202. Bonnie and Clyde (1967) 7.8/10 (9249 votes)
  203. » Groundhog Day (1993) 7.8/10 (32166 votes)
  204. » Minority Report (2002) 7.8/10 (35042 votes)
  205. » Rain Man (1988) 7.8/10 (32212 votes)
  206. » Others, The (2001) 7.8/10 (25521 votes)
  207. King Kong (1933) 7.8/10 (7367 votes)
  208. Laura (1944) 7.8/10 (3414 votes)
  209. Stagecoach (1939) 7.8/10 (4080 votes)
  210. 8½ (1963) 7.8/10 (5605 votes)
  211. » Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) 7.8/10 (23790 votes)
  212. » Snatch. (2000) 7.8/10 (29700 votes)
  213. 39 Steps, The (1935) 7.8/10 (5571 votes)
  214. » Traffic (2000) 7.8/10 (31902 votes)
  215. Whale Rider (2002) 7.8/10 (4151 votes)
  216. » Untouchables, The (1987) 7.7/10 (22841 votes)
  217. Hotaru no haka (1988) 7.7/10 (3922 votes)
  218. Strada, La (1954) 7.7/10 (3443 votes)
  219. » Beauty and the Beast (1991) 7.7/10 (18809 votes)
  220. » Big Lebowski, The (1998) 7.7/10 (34322 votes)
  221. » Henry V (1989) 7.7/10 (6772 votes)
  222. Rio Bravo (1959) 7.7/10 (5216 votes)
  223. In the Heat of the Night (1967) 7.7/10 (4720 votes)
  224. Thin Man, The (1934) 7.7/10 (3438 votes)
  225. Todo sobre mi madre (1999) 7.7/10 (9705 votes)
  226. Passion de Jeanne d’Arc, La (1928) 7.7/10 (2176 votes)
  227. » Planet of the Apes (1968) 7.7/10 (15050 votes)
  228. Die xue shuang xiong (1989) 7.7/10 (6670 votes)
  229. » Fantasia (1940) 7.7/10 (11720 votes)
  230. » Good Will Hunting (1997) 7.7/10 (47630 votes)
  231. Being There (1979) 7.7/10 (7884 votes)
  232. » Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) 7.7/10 (31423 votes)
  233. » Clerks. (1994) 7.7/10 (30777 votes)
  234. Beautiful Mind, A (2001) 7.7/10 (30319 votes)
  235. Red River (1948) 7.7/10 (2676 votes)
  236. Bride of Frankenstein (1935) 7.7/10 (3016 votes)
  237. » E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 7.7/10 (34144 votes)
  238. MASH (1970) 7.7/10 (11881 votes)
  239. » Man Who Would Be King, The (1975) 7.7/10 (6294 votes)
  240. Road to Perdition (2002) 7.7/10 (20995 votes)
  241. » X2 (2003) 7.7/10 (23029 votes)
  242. Sleuth (1972) 7.7/10 (3522 votes)
  243. Quiet Man, The (1952) 7.7/10 (5455 votes)
  244. » Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) 7.7/10 (10818 votes)
  245. JFK (1991) 7.7/10 (20430 votes)
  246. » Heat (1995) 7.7/10 (31817 votes)
  247. » O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) 7.7/10 (28294 votes)
  248. Birds, The (1963) 7.7/10 (15314 votes)
  249. » Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) 7.7/10 (21030 votes)
  250. Killing Fields, The (1984) 7.7/10 (7391 votes)

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