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

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

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

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Goliath is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Goliath Six Flags Magic Mountain

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

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Verbolten is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Verbolten Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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Nitro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Nitro Six Flags Great Adventure

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Intimidator 305 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Intimidator 305

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Great Bear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Great Bear Hersheypark

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Superman: The Escape is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman: The Escape Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Wicked Twister is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Wicked Twister Cedar Point

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Phantom's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Phantom's Revenge Kennywood

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Titan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Titan Six Flags Over Texas

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Mean Streak is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mean Streak Cedar Point

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Steel Dragon 2000 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land

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BEHEMOTH is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
BEHEMOTH Paramount Canada's Wonderland

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X2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
X2 Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Dragon Khan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dragon Khan PortAventura

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Banshee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Banshee Kings Island

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Superman - Ride of Steel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman - Ride of Steel Six Flags Darien Lake

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

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The Voyage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

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Tatsu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Tatsu Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Bizarro Six Flags New England

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Thunder Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Thunder Dolphin Tokyo Dome City Attractions

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Mamba is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mamba Worlds of Fun

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Medusa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Medusa Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mr. Freeze Six Flags St. Louis

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Formula Rossa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Formula Rossa Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

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Superman: Ultimate Flight is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman: Ultimate Flight Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

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

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

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Tower of Terror II is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Tower of Terror II Dreamworld

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Cannibal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Cannibal Lagoon Amusement Park

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The Boss is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Boss Six Flags St. Louis

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T Express is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
T Express Everland

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Rattler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Rattler Six Flags Fiesta Texas

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Desperado is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Desperado Primadonna Resorts

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Dodonpa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dodonpa Fuji-Q Highland

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The Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Ultimate Lightwater Valley

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Ninja is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Ninja Six Flags Magic Mountain

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Kong is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kong Six Flags Discovery Kingdom