The Best Movies of All Time Films
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The Best Movies of All Time

List Criteria: The greatest films ever made...

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.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1387
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    Kiss Me Deadly

    1955 More
    11
  2. 2545
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    2013 More
    10
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  3. 172
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    Down 263
    1992 More
    23
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  4. 914
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    Charlie Wilson's War

    2007 More
    13
  5. 729
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    1995 More
    14
  6. 581
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    1992 More
    15
  7. 183
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    The Social Network

    2010 More
    23
  8. 906
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    2007 More
    13
  9. 1655
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    He's Just Not That Into You

    2009 More
    11
  10. 541
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    1961 More
    15
  11. 1453
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    1955 More
    11
  12. 2503
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    2010 More
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  13. 1822
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    1998 More
    11
  14. 2375
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    2009 More
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  15. 312
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    1999 More
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  16. 1559
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    American Wedding

    2003 More
    11
  17. 1286
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    Tron: Legacy

    2010 More
    12
  18. 1062
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    2001 More
    12
  19. 2459
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    1980 More
    10
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  20. 1722
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    2010 More
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  21. 2291
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    2002 More
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  22. 1274
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    1997 More
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  23. 1154
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    2010 More
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  24. 826
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    1999 More
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  25. 505
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    1995 More
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  26. 293
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    1996 More
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  27. 1871
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    1998 More
    11
  28. 2073
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    2010 More
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  29. 289
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    Bicycle Thieves

    1948 More
    19
  30. 638
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    Three Colors: Blue

    1993 More
    15
  31. 1579
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    2011 More
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  32. 190
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    Rashomon

    1950 More
    23
  33. 920
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    1952 More
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  34. 156
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    1954 More
    25
  35. 133
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    2001 More
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  36. 656
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    1996 More
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  37. 524
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    2006 More
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  38. 623
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    2005 More
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  39. 841
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    I, Robot

    2004 More
    13
  40. 1660
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    1994 More
    11
  41. 2197
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    1932 More
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  42. 2581
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    2012 More
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  43. 1638
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    2003 More
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  44. 62
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    1999 More
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  45. 1811
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    1994 More
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  46. 1588
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Due Date

    2010 More
    11
  47. 451
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    1982 More
    16
  48. 2109
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    1954 More
    10
  49. 1232
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    An American in Paris

    1951 More
    12
  50. 367
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    1964 More
    17
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