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List Rules Any rollercoaster in the world

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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1
438 159
Millennium Force is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Cedar Point

2
145 19
Steel Vengence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
friez1 added Steel Vengence Cedar Point

3
321 168
Top Thrill Dragster is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Cedar Point

4
146 38
Maverick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Cedar Point

5
198 85
El Toro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Great Adventure

6
98 26
Fury 325 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Fury 325

7
174 83
Intimidator 305 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kings Dominion

8
192 179
Kingda Ka is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Great Adventure

9
169 148
Apollo's Chariot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

10
105 72
The Voyage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

11
137 99
Nitro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Great Adventure

12
121 85
Phantom's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kennywood

13
61 32
GateKeeper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added GateKeeper

14
41 15
Leviathan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Seferin added Paramount Canada's Wonderland

15
83 54
Banshee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
HannahQuickle added Kings Island

16
89 63
Tatsu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
MontagnaMagica added Six Flags Magic Mountain

17
37 13
Beast is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
katiegurl825 added Kings Island

18
91 75
BEHEMOTH is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Paramount Canada's Wonderland

19
95 78
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags New England

20
104 78
X2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Six Flags Magic Mountain

21
134 131
Wicked Twister is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Cedar Point

22
77 65
Great Bear is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Hersheypark

23
74 62
Xcelerator is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Knott's Berry Farm

24
122 148
Goliath is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Magic Mountain

25
82 101
Steel Dragon 2000 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Nagashima Spa Land

26
21 7
Diamondback is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
katiegurl825 added Diamondback Kings Island

27
47 37
Cannibal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
misdirects added Cannibal Lagoon Amusement Park

28
90 105
Verbolten is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

29
83 108
Titan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Over Texas

30
98 128
Superman: The Escape is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Magic Mountain

31
33 23
Blue Fire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Blue Fire Europa-Park

32
64 79
Dragon Khan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
PortAventura

33
67 84
Superman - Ride of Steel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags Darien Lake

34
56 54
Formula Rossa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

35
26 20
Griffon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Griffon Busch Gardens Williamsburg

36
24 18
Volcano, The Blast Coaster is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Volcano, The Blast Coaster Kings Dominion

37
10 4
Wicked Cyclone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
aitkense added Wicked Cyclone Six Flags New England

38
23 21
Alpengeist is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Alpengeist Busch Gardens Williamsburg

39
28 26
Expedition Everest is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Seferin added Disney's Animal Kingdom

40
23 23
Silver Star is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Silver Star Europa-Park

41
42 47
Dodonpa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Fuji-Q Highland

42
55 62
Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Six Flags St. Louis

43
49 57
Eejanaika is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Fuji-Q Highland

44
46 79
Thunder Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Tokyo Dome City Attractions

45
20 19
Wodan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Wodan

46
109 142
Mean Streak is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Cedar Point

47
27 32
The Smiler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
ConorBlack added Alton Towers Resort

48
34 43
T Express is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Everland

49
18 24
Loch Ness Monster is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Loch Ness Monster Busch Gardens Williamsburg

50
43 58
Mamba is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
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