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The Best Movies of All Time

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The best movies of all time, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike. What are the greatest movies of all time? This list of the top films ever made was created by taking best movie suggestions from Ranker users and letting them vote to determine which are the top films ever made.

So, what are the best movies of all time? The list includes a wide range of films, from art house European cinema to top action films and blockbusters to established, highly-regarded classics of the Golden Age of Hollywood. The entries span many genres and include some of the greatest movie villains created by the best writers and top film directors in the industry. Included are movies that were recognized in their own time - including a number of Academy Award recipients and even Best Picture selections - as well as cult movies or sleeper hits that took time to find an audience. "Shawshank Redemption," for example, was not highly regarded or popular in theaters when it first opened, but has since risen to the top of many best movie lists.

If your favorite movies still aren't included with this group of the Best Movies of All Time, add them by clicking "rerank" below to make your own list. Or just vote for the titles below that are most worthy of the title of the Greatest Movie Ever. Also check out Ranker's lists of the best movies of 2013 and the greatest actors of all time.

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  1. 2987
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    about to drop off
    Daisies

    1966 More
    9
  2. 1300
    Up 9
    Down 18
    1999 More
    11
  3. 2395
    Up 4
    Down 11
    2009 More
    10
  4. 1841
    Up 7
    Down 24

    often listed
    Black Dynamite

    2009 More
    10
  5. 1337
    Up 28
    Down 33

    often listed
    1941

    1979 More
    11
  6. 2409
    Up 8
    Down 28

    often listed
    Beverly Hills Ninja

    1997 More
    10
  7. 546
    Up 127
    Down 99

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Tropic Thunder

    2008 More
    15
  8. 2128
    Up 11
    Down 25

    ranked low on reranks
    3 Ninjas

    1992 More
    10
  9. 2688
    Up 1
    Down 6

    ranked low on reranks
    Outrageous Fortune

    1987 More
    10
  10. 2021
    Up 7
    Down 18

    ranked high on reranks
    Get Smart

    2008 More
    10
  11. 2700
    Up 1
    Down 7
    1974 More
    10
  12. 1875
    Up 10
    Down 19

    ranked high on reranks
    Beverly Hills Cop III

    1994 More
    10
  13. 1901
    Up 6
    Down 14
    2009 More
    10
  14. 2524
    Up 4
    Down 8
    1989 More
    10
  15. 854
    Up 31
    Down 35

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Rush Hour 2

    2001 More
    13
  16. 962
    Up 32
    Down 38

    often listed
    Rush Hour 3

    2007 More
    12
  17. 2357
    Up 8
    Down 26

    often listed
    Fast Getaway

    1991 More
    10
  18. 945
    Up 49
    Down 57

    often listed
    Pineapple Express

    2008 More
    12
  19. 1169
    Up 15
    Down 14

    ranked high on reranks
    Beverly Hills Cop II

    1987 More
    11
  20. 459
    Up 187
    Down 81
    1994 More
    15
  21. 146
    Up 417
    Down 215
    2003 More
    25
  22. 198
    Up 379
    Down 261
    1982 More
    21
  23. 709
    Up 53
    Down 70

    often listed
    Battle Royale

    2000 More
    13
  24. 673
    Up 116
    Down 55
    1996 More
    14
  25. 2182
    Up 7
    Down 21
    1989 More
    10
  26. 216
    Up 295
    Down 174

    ranked low on reranks
    Batman

    1989 More
    21
  27. 1237
    Up 32
    Down 25
    1996 More
    11
  28. 2410
    Up 5
    Down 7
    1997 More
    10
  29. 2332
    Up 9
    Down 16
    2013 More
    10
  30. 2007
    Up 12
    Down 13
    2002 More
    10
  31. 235
    Up 237
    Down 98
    1984 More
    20
  32. 1834
    Up 7
    Down 12
    2008 More
    10
  33. 476
    Up 159
    Down 75

    ranked high on reranks
    Superman

    1978 More
    15
  34. 1953
    Up 5
    Down 13

    ranked low on reranks
    Dragonslayer

    1981 More
    10
  35. 1575
    Up 11
    Down 21

    often listed
    The Beastmaster

    1982 More
    11
  36. 2112
    Up 11
    Down 14

    ranked low on reranks
    Conan the Destroyer

    1984 More
    10
  37. 13
    Up 2858
    Down 1319
    1981 More
    63
  38. 573
    Up 114
    Down 48
    1997 More
    14
  39. 119
    Up 454
    Down 257
    2000 More
    26
  40. 1272
    Up 36
    Down 35
    1991 More
    11
  41. 1431
    Up 14
    Down 10

    ranked high on reranks
    Superman II

    1981 More
    11
  42. 585
    Up 146
    Down 84
    2002 More
    14
  43. 816
    Up 97
    Down 69
    2004 More
    13
  44. 684
    Up 125
    Down 64
    1998 More
    14
  45. 906
    Up 65
    Down 46
    1988 More
    12
  46. 1956
    Up 8
    Down 28
    1988 More
    10
  47. 3005
    Up 0
    Down 4

    about to drop off
    Flashback

    1990 More
    9
  48. 2178
    Up 7
    Down 21
    2011 More
    10
  49. 191
    Up 403
    Down 216
    1997 More
    22
  50. 2271
    Up 5
    Down 17

    often listed
    Real Men

    1987 More
    10
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