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The best roller coasters in the world, all in one list, ranked from best roller coaster to worst. These are top roller coasters at amusement parks and other fun time facilities. Some of these amazing roller coasters even reside in the best theme parks for roller coaster junkies. Convenient!

This list includes some of the scariest roller coasters, the tallest roller coasters, the fastest roller coasters, and the most thrilling roller coasters in the world. While the US seems to have a bit of a monopoly on the greatest roller coasters, one of the top roller coasters in the world, the Steel Dragon 2000, can be found in Japan at the Nagashima Spa Land. If you're looking for a heart-stopping roller coaster ride, you'll find options on nearly every continent (there are no roller coasters in Antarctica...yet).

What is the world's best roller coaster? Where can I find the greatest roller coaster in the world? Hopefully you'll be able to answer these questions and more (like what states have the best roller coasters) after checking out this list of the top roller coasters in the world. If you don't see your favorite roller coaster on this list of the world's greatest roller coasters, make sure to add it so thrill seekers everywhere can check it out.
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243 49
Millennium Force is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Millennium Force Cedar Point

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2
191 64
Top Thrill Dragster is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point

3
115 63
Apollo's Chariot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Apollo's Chariot Busch Gardens Williamsburg

4
114 79
Kingda Ka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure

5
75 38
Intimidator 305 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Intimidator 305

6
69 34
El Toro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure

7
58 30
Phantom's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Phantom's Revenge Kennywood

8
82 72
Goliath is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Goliath Six Flags Magic Mountain

9
65 40
Nitro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Nitro Six Flags Great Adventure

10
61 51
Verbolten is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Verbolten Busch Gardens Williamsburg

11
58 54
Titan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Titan Six Flags Over Texas

12
66 63
Superman: The Escape is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman: The Escape Six Flags Magic Mountain

13
76 60
Wicked Twister is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Wicked Twister Cedar Point

14
44 22
Great Bear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Great Bear Hersheypark

15
54 34
BEHEMOTH is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
BEHEMOTH Paramount Canada's Wonderland

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76 64
Mean Streak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mean Streak Cedar Point

17
56 57
Steel Dragon 2000 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land

18
25 9
Banshee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
HannahQuickle added Banshee Kings Island

19
39 22
X2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added X2 Six Flags Magic Mountain

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30 14
Tatsu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
MontagnaMagica added Tatsu Six Flags Magic Mountain

21
44 36
The Voyage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

22
41 30
Xcelerator is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Xcelerator Knott's Berry Farm

23
47 38
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Bizarro Six Flags New England

24
43 47
Dragon Khan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dragon Khan PortAventura

25
45 51
Superman - Ride of Steel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman - Ride of Steel Six Flags Darien Lake

26
17 10
Cannibal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
misdirects added Cannibal Lagoon Amusement Park

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34 46
Thunder Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Thunder Dolphin Tokyo Dome City Attractions

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8 1
Beast is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Guest_b768f721-2182-47f0-a61d-a603d37358aa added Beast Kings Island

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28 25
Formula Rossa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Formula Rossa Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

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21 17
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Medusa Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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29 30
Mamba is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mamba Worlds of Fun

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26 28
Eejanaika is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Eejanaika Fuji-Q Highland

33
27 30
Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mr. Freeze Six Flags St. Louis

34
20 22
T Express is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
T Express Everland

35
33 39
Tower of Terror II is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Tower of Terror II Dreamworld

36
18 19
Superman: Ultimate Flight is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Superman: Ultimate Flight Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

37
3 2
Fury 325 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Guest_b768f721-2182-47f0-a61d-a603d37358aa added Fury 325

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21 26
Dodonpa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dodonpa Fuji-Q Highland

39
24 33
Fujiyama is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Fujiyama Fuji-Q Highland

40
20 28
Rattler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Rattler Six Flags Fiesta Texas

41
2 4
Furius Baco is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
theobrigham added Furius Baco PortAventura

42
19 28
Desperado is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Desperado Primadonna Resorts

43
18 27
The Boss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Boss Six Flags St. Louis

44
18 27
The Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Ultimate Lightwater Valley

45
14 27
Ninja is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Ninja Six Flags Magic Mountain

46
11 25
Kong is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Kong Six Flags Discovery Kingdom