The greatest movies of all time (no order)by cmishere | created - 16 Feb 2017 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
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1. The Dark Knight (2008)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, Batman must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice.
Votes: 2,173,427 | Gross: $534.86M
What many people call the greatest action movie ever made, The Dark Knight isn't just a superhero film. It's standout Health Ledger performance which won him the Oscar to the incredibly well shot action sequences. This film is a must for movie critics and the general public!
2. Mulholland Drive (2001)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Votes: 300,850 | Gross: $7.22M
The movie critics called Mullholland Drive the greatest movie of 21th century. Full of imagery and symbolism, David Lynch's masterpiece is a must for filmgoers that enjoy depth and complexity.
3. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,721,512 | Gross: $107.93M
What most call Tarantino's greatest film, Pulp Fiction is a film lovers dream. When Reservoir Dogs came out in 1992, not many people thought there was going to be a follow up as good as this. Pulp Fiction is driven by its standout performances and extreme violence but more then that it's pop culture heavy dialogue. If you haven't seen this film yet, where have you been?
4. Blue Velvet (1986)
R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Votes: 169,300 | Gross: $8.55M
One of the greatest American crime thrillers ever made, David Lynch's Blue Velvet is scene after scene of weird, bizarre and disturbing sequences. With Lynch's trademark imagery and surreal tone, it will be remembered as one of Lynch's best works.
5. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.
Votes: 523,035 | Gross: $260.00M
Jaws could have easily been another B grade 'killer animal' movie, but instead Spielberg's movie stands out as the only real classic of this genre. There are no weak links within the cast and they make the most of the great dialogue. Film history has rightly placed this amongst the greatest.
6. Eraserhead (1977)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror
Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Votes: 94,853 | Gross: $7.00M
David Lynch's first feature film has become a cult classic over the years and has put body horror back in the spotlight. This experimental masterpiece gave birth of Lynch's surreal imagery. With gory and violent images and bizarre characters, it truly did break new ground. But whats also clever about Eraserhead is it's not weird for the sake of being weird like "Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas," Eraserhead has real mood, plot and builds brilliant atmosphere.
7. Goodfellas (1990)
R | 146 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Votes: 952,986 | Gross: $46.84M
The greatest mafia film since The Godfather, Scorsese's "Goodfellas" is sometimes said to be his greatest film. With standout performances from Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, this crime flick sums up all Scorsese's best talents in storytelling and violent imagery.
8. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
Votes: 493,908 | Gross: $1.02M
The most quoted movie of all time. It's hard to believe they wrote the script as they went along. The film noir feel and mood lends itself perfectly with this romantic classic.
9. The Godfather (1972)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Votes: 1,509,506 | Gross: $134.97M
Francis Ford Coppola brings together a great script and great cast providing us with a movie that continually places near the top of critics all time lists. Interesting debates come from anti hero aspect it utilizes successfully. Why is it we admire and condone the actions of essentially evil characters?
10. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
Votes: 1,057,304 | Gross: $57.30M
11. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 649,910 | Gross: $6.10M
12. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 150,463 | Gross: $0.45M
13. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Votes: 376,607 | Gross: $1.59M
14. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
15. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 563,703 | Gross: $32.00M
16. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 980,768 | Gross: $210.61M
19. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
Votes: 566,838 | Gross: $56.95M
20. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 856,351 | Gross: $34.40M
22. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
R | 133 min | Drama
A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
Votes: 864,026 | Gross: $112.00M
23. Schindler's List (1993)
R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History
In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Votes: 1,143,661 | Gross: $96.90M
24. Seven Samurai (1954)
Not Rated | 207 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Votes: 296,658 | Gross: $0.27M
25. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
Votes: 666,918 | Gross: $7.56M
26. Rear Window (1954)
PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Votes: 416,387 | Gross: $36.76M
27. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 165 min | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Votes: 283,841 | Gross: $5.32M
29. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.
Votes: 336,529 | Gross: $3.20M
30. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 571,391 | Gross: $83.47M
31. The Deer Hunter (1978)
R | 183 min | Drama, War
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.
Votes: 294,604 | Gross: $48.98M
36. City Lights (1931)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.
Votes: 155,369 | Gross: $0.02M
37. The Graduate (1967)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance