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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
344 104
Millennium Force is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Millennium Force Cedar Point

2
259 117
Top Thrill Dragster is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point

3
136 62
El Toro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure

4
126 64
Intimidator 305 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Intimidator 305 Kings Dominion

5
158 127
Kingda Ka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure

6
145 111
Apollo's Chariot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Apollo's Chariot Busch Gardens Williamsburg

7
25 2
Steel Vengence is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
friez1 added Steel Vengence Cedar Point

8
54 12
Maverick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Maverick Cedar Point

9
93 59
Phantom's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Phantom's Revenge Kennywood

10
36 10
Fury 325 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Fury 325

11
102 73
Nitro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Nitro Six Flags Great Adventure

12
70 56
The Voyage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

13
80 54
X2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added X2 Six Flags Magic Mountain

14
67 43
Tatsu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
MontagnaMagica added Tatsu Six Flags Magic Mountain

The Best Rides at Disneyland

15
108 117
Goliath is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Goliath Six Flags Magic Mountain

16
52 33
Banshee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
HannahQuickle added Banshee Kings Island

17
71 57
Bizarro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Bizarro Six Flags New England

18
105 104
Wicked Twister is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Wicked Twister Cedar Point

19
85 104
Superman: The Escape is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman: The Escape Six Flags Magic Mountain

20
72 83
Verbolten is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Verbolten Busch Gardens Williamsburg

21
59 46
Great Bear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added Great Bear Hersheypark

The Best British Crime Movies

22
67 84
Steel Dragon 2000 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land

23
69 61
BEHEMOTH is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
BEHEMOTH Paramount Canada's Wonderland

24
72 90
Titan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Titan Six Flags Over Texas

25
58 50
Xcelerator is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Xcelerator Knott's Berry Farm

26
53 66
Dragon Khan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dragon Khan PortAventura

27
95 109
Mean Streak is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mean Streak Cedar Point

28
21 13
GateKeeper is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added GateKeeper

The Coolest, Best Kept Secrets of the Disney Parks

29
53 73
Superman - Ride of Steel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Superman - Ride of Steel Six Flags Darien Lake

30
18 11
Blue Fire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Blue Fire Europa-Park

31
30 25
Cannibal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
misdirects added Cannibal Lagoon Amusement Park

32
42 42
Formula Rossa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Formula Rossa Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

33
12 9
Volcano, The Blast Coaster is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Volcano, The Blast Coaster Kings Dominion

34
11 8
Griffon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Griffon Busch Gardens Williamsburg

35
39 67
Thunder Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Thunder Dolphin Tokyo Dome City Attractions

The 35 Coolest Pools in the World

36
9 6
Leviathan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Seferin added Leviathan Paramount Canada's Wonderland

37
38 45
Eejanaika is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Eejanaika Fuji-Q Highland

38
42 50
Mr. Freeze is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mr. Freeze Six Flags St. Louis

39
30 39
Dodonpa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Dodonpa Fuji-Q Highland

40
26 34
T Express is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
T Express Everland

41
27 33
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
KariBookinMarble added Medusa Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

42
9 10
Alpengeist is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
jaydub17 added Alpengeist Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The Best Countries to Meet Women

43
16 19
The Smiler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
ConorBlack added The Smiler Alton Towers Resort

44
35 47
Mamba is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Mamba Worlds of Fun

45
8 9
Expedition Everest is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Seferin added Expedition Everest Disney's Animal Kingdom

46
11 13
Silver Star is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Silver Star Europa-Park

47
9 11
Wodan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
sveez added Wodan

48
39 56
Tower of Terror II is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Tower of Terror II Dreamworld

49
9 13
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
30 48
Fujiyama is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Roller Coasters in the World
Fujiyama Fuji-Q Highland